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Shop Small Nevada Encourages Shoppers to Support Local Businesses Saturday

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Stores near the Wells Avenue corridor, Midtown Reno, and the Riverwalk District will also be participating.

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Harrah's & Salvation Army Host Community Thanksgiving Meal

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Volunteers served up meals at The Salvation Army Location on Sutro, and around 500 people attended and were fed.

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Reno Fire Department Investigating Structure Fire Near Harvard Way

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The fire was quickly knocked down, and investigators are on scene.

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St. Vincent's Dining Room Serves Thanksgiving Meals Provided by Nugget

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The two organizations feed over a thousand people every year, with no requirements and no questions asked.

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Charity Money Stolen From Local BBQ Restaurant Video included

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The money was stolen from Sparks and Smoke BBQ Takeout and was being collected for the Hug High School music program.

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Local Company Provides Unique Goods for Cyber Monday Video included

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Uncommongoods.com offers unique goods you didn't know you needed, and they distribute on the west coast through ITS Logistics.

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Options for Free Thanksgiving Meals This Week Video included

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There are a few places you can get a free Thanksgiving meal this week.

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Trump Presents His Report Card, Passes With Flying Colors

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President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I’ve done. Trump is telling followers in an early-morning holiday tweet that, 

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Travelers Should Expect Busier Roads and Airports Video included

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This year, AAA projects a five percent increase in travelers for the holiday weekend.

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Shopping for the Holiday Deals Starts Early Online and at Local Businesses Video included

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For a few years now, some businesses have begun to open their doors on Thanksgiving to kick off early shopping deals. 

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Bighorns Fall to Lakers in Southern California

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The Reno Bighorns (2-4) fell to the South Bay Lakers (6-1) 128-117 Wednesday night at the UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo, Calif.   David Stockton led the Bighorns with 30 points, four rebounds, five assists while JaKarr Sampson logged a double-double scoring 21 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. 

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Sparks Jewelry Theft Video included

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Sparks Police need your help finding two men that robbed the Zales jewelry store at the Outlets at Legends in October. 

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Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Hitting the Stores Video included

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Shoppers are making last minute runs to grocery stores for Thanksgiving food items. 

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Weekly Motels Become Increasingly Important For Affordable Housing Video included

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Motels are a big piece of low-income housing, but questions have recently been raised about how well these properties are maintained.

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Utah Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Sparks After Chase Video included

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US Marshalls arrested a Norteños gang member in connection with attempted murder and felon in possession of a deadly weapon.

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Police Make Arrest in Connection With Murder for Hire Case Video included

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Police say the suspect was already in custody, and allegedly solicited a man, now also in custody, to murder the victim in his case in the hopes that the charges would be dismissed as a result. 

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A Big Change for a Reno Oasis Video included

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Say it isn’t so! Sierra Water Gardens on Dickerson Road is closed for good, and will reopen as an Airbnb early next year...

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Offers Holiday Travel Tips Video included

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Thousands of travelers are expected to pass through the Reno-Tahoe International Airport this holiday week. Peak travel days will be Wednesday and on Sunday. To help passengers, the airport is offering several tips.

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Reno Fire Department Offers Holiday Cooking Safety Tips Video included

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Whether you're an amateur, or a pro, cooking a turkey can be tricky.  

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Smoking in Public Parks: To Ban or Not to Ban? Video included

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Should smoking be allowed in our public parks? The cities of Reno and Sparks, Carson City, and Washoe County have commissioned a study to find out whether the citizens want to ban smoking and other tobacco products from public parks. They released the survey Monday.

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Combating Senior Loneliness With Community Support

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During the holidays, seniors can become especially vulnerable to depression and loneliness. 

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New Recycling & Sustainable Trash Services Coming to Truckee

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The largest service changes for Truckee residents will be the roll-out of containerized recyclable and yard trimming collection.

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Reno Police Investigate Early Morning Stabbing Near Wells Avenue Video included

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Reno Police say they’re investigating an early morning stabbing that left one person in the hospital. 

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Greater Nevada Field Hosts Annual Reno Ice Rink Video included

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It's that time of year again. Our local outdoor ice rink is returning to Reno for the holiday season.

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Comments Sought on Proposed Improvements at Heavenly Mountain Resort

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The U.S. Forest Service in Lake Tahoe wants your input on proposed improvements to existing skiing and snowboarding terrain at Heavenly Mountain Resort.

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Uber Reveals Cover-Up of Hack Affecting 57 Million Riders, Drivers Video included

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Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

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Sparks Police Need Help Identifying Person in Phone Theft

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Sparks Police say they need your help identifying a person who stole a cell phone that was left on a counter inside a 7-Eleven store.

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Reno Police Offer Black Friday Safety Tips

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As Black Friday continues to grow in popularity, the potential for criminals to target unsuspecting shoppers in our area increases as well.

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Nevada Condemned Inmate Complains of Death Penalty Delay Video included

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The Nevada death row inmate whose execution was postponed last week is complaining to a judge that he's suffering what he calls an open-ended and unnecessary delay. 

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U.S. Navy Aircraft Crashes Into Ocean Off Okinawa With 11 on Board Video included

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A United States Navy aircraft with 11 crew members and passengers on board crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa, Japan, on Wednesday.

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Thanksgiving Holiday Office Closures Video included

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The following businesses or offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday this week. 

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Muslims Hope to Start Conversation about Islam Video included

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"Get to Know Us... Ask a Muslim." The event tonight at the Joe Crowley Student Union at the University of Nevada, Reno was meant to do just that.

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Police Looking for Suspect in Connection With an Assault Video included

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Police say the suspect, Jared Spiegel, was engaged in an argument with a homeless man and then attacked him.

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City of Reno Steps Up Code Enforcement Video included

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The Motel Improvement Team is made up of the Reno Police Department and code enforcers, and they hope to check for code violations to make sure older motels are being maintained properly.

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Expects Shortage of Parking Lot Space During Thanksgiving Video included

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It's a busy time of the year at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. 

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Woman Dies After Crashing Into a Tree Video included

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The fatal crash happened in Truckee, CA near Glenshire Drive.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Puts Plan in Motion to Repeal Net Neutrality Regulations Video included

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The plan was released ahead of a December 14 vote and has triggered protests from consumer groups and internet companies

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Douglas County Sheriff's Office Arrests Man in Connection With Domestic Battery Video included

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The suspect, 40-year-old James McNeill, has been charged with domestic battery with substantial bodily harm and eluding a peace officer.

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Washoe County Sheriff's Office Offers Twelve Tips of Holiday Safety Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday season with twelve safety tips. 

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Santa Visits for Senior Citizens in Carson City Video included

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Even though its Thanksgiving week, some organizations are already gearing up for Christmas. 

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Middle School in Spanish Springs Next Month

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The Washoe County School District is holding a groundbreaking ceremony for a new middle school in Spanish Springs next month.

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DMV Urges Appointments, Alternative Services to Avoid 'Black Monday' Video included

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The DMV is urging people to use appointments, online services and kiosks to avoid long wait times before and after the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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Christmas Tree Permits Now Available

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The U.S. Forest Service and BLM say Christmas tree permits for several areas are now available for purchase. 

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City of Reno Seeks Input for Arch Refresh Project Video included

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The City of Reno wants your input on how to refresh the arch in downtown Reno. 

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Sparks Police Seek Man Reported Missing Last Month

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Sparks Police need your help finding a 56-year-old man reported missing last month. 

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