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Taking Part in the SNAP Experience

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Every day, more than 440,000 Nevadan's experience food budget challenges and must rely on the supplemental nutrition assistance program, also known as SNAP. 

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Air Races Pump-Up Adrenaline and Economy Video included

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Altogether, it's estimated that the total economic impact of non-locals visiting for the air races reached more than $91 million in 2016.

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Local Wolf Fastop Sells Property to Development Company Video included

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If you've driven past the University of Nevada, Reno, you've likely seen the sign that says gas selling for the price of an arm and a leg. 

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LimeBike Ride-Sharing Service Finds Customers in South Lake Tahoe Video included

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There's a new bike-sharing service called LimeBike near Stateline that's encouraging people to take a short bike ride to get around, rather than taking your car. 

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Apply for Recreational Licenses Wednesday Video included

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Wednesday was the final day to apply for a recreational marijuana license, but some of those licenses have hit a road block.

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  • Prescription Round Up

    Prescription Round Up

    Saturday, October 21 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-10-22 00:05:59 GMT

    The Washoe county sheriff office, as well as both Reno and sparks police departments, held their semi-annual prescription round up. These drug round-ups see a lot of different medications, in fact last April they had a little over 400 pounds!                 These events allow people to dispose of medications that may fall into the wrong hands.            ...

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    The Washoe county sheriff office, as well as both Reno and sparks police departments, held their semi-annual prescription round up. These drug round-ups see a lot of different medications, in fact last April they had a little over 400 pounds!                 These events allow people to dispose of medications that may fall into the wrong hands.            ...

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  • Preparing for a Fall Storm and Getting Ready for Winter

    Preparing for a Fall Storm and Getting Ready for Winter

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-10-19 23:53:46 GMT

    As winter weather approaches, road crews prepare for inclement weather conditions.

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    As winter weather approaches, road crews prepare for inclement weather conditions.

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  • New Elementary School Name Down to Top 3 Finalists

    New Elementary School Name Down to Top 3 Finalists

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 10:47 AM EDT2017-10-17 14:47:49 GMT

    Washoe County School District is building several new schools, and on Monday the official Naming Committee narrowed the list for what the first one will be called to three top contenders.

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    Washoe County School District is building several new schools, and on Monday the official Naming Committee narrowed the list for what the first one will be called to three top contenders.

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  • Tech Company 'Broker Genius' Opens Office in Reno

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:25:34 GMT

    'Broker Genius' is a New York-based tech company; but with a growing list of West Coast clients, they chose Reno to house their business on this side of the country.  

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    'Broker Genius' is a New York-based tech company; but with a growing list of West Coast clients, they chose Reno to house their business on this side of the country.  

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  • Students and Faculty Clean Up Hateful Graffiti

    Students and Faculty Clean Up Hateful Graffiti

    Sunday, October 15 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-10-16 00:58:57 GMT

    This past week, UNR was the the victim of hateful graffiti including swastikas.

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    This past week, UNR was the the victim of hateful graffiti including swastikas.

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  • University Responds to Images of Swastikas in Arts Building

    University Responds to Images of Swastikas in Arts Building

    Saturday, October 14 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-10-14 05:01:31 GMT
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    The president of the University of Nevada, Reno responded to images on social media that show swastikas spray painted inside a building on campus.

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    The president of the University of Nevada, Reno responded to images on social media that show swastikas spray painted inside a building on campus.

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  • UNR Researchers Test Bridge During Earthquake Simulation

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:53:58 GMT

    Researches at UNR are using shake tables to create safer bridges and improve standards. 

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    Researches at UNR are using shake tables to create safer bridges and improve standards. 

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  • Reno Median Home Price Breaks All-Time Record

    Reno Median Home Price Breaks All-Time Record

    Thursday, August 10 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-08-10 13:56:24 GMT

    The Truckee Meadows have come a long way since the Great Recession which led to low property values and high foreclosure rates.

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    The Truckee Meadows have come a long way since the Great Recession which led to low property values and high foreclosure rates.

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  • Dangers of Target Shooting

    Dangers of Target Shooting

    Thursday, June 8 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-06-08 23:26:12 GMT

    Fire season is in full gear now, which means things like target shooting should either be avoided completely or at least done at a shooting range. John VanEmmerick is an experienced shooter and chooses to play it safe when it comes to fire danger.  

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    Fire season is in full gear now, which means things like target shooting should either be avoided completely or at least done at a shooting range. John VanEmmerick is an experienced shooter and chooses to play it safe when it comes to fire danger.  

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  • Costly Storms: Response to Snow and Flooding by the Numbers

    Costly Storms: Response to Snow and Flooding by the Numbers

    Monday, March 27 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-03-28 02:36:12 GMT

    There's no doubt the weather in early 2017 was historic and according to the numbers, it was costly, especially compared to the recent drought years. We gathered numbers from local and state agencies for northwestern Nevada to get a better picture of how much this winter has cost.

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    There's no doubt the weather in early 2017 was historic and according to the numbers, it was costly, especially compared to the recent drought years. We gathered numbers from local and state agencies for northwestern Nevada to get a better picture of how much this winter has cost.

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  • State and County Resources for Lemmon Valley Flooding

    State and County Resources for Lemmon Valley Flooding

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:33 PM EST2017-03-03 04:33:06 GMT

    Residents are still concerned with rising water at Swan Lake in Lemmon Valley and Washoe County wants residents to know of local and state resources to help deal with flooding.

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    Residents are still concerned with rising water at Swan Lake in Lemmon Valley and Washoe County wants residents to know of local and state resources to help deal with flooding.

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  • Holiday Travelers Avoid Winter Storm

    Holiday Travelers Avoid Winter Storm

    Sunday, February 19 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-02-19 23:47:05 GMT

    Bob Harmon with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office says if I-80 becomes backed up with traffic during Monday’s storm, GPS will likely suggest drivers to use Dog Valley and Henness Pass Road through Verdi as another route. 

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    Bob Harmon with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office says if I-80 becomes backed up with traffic during Monday’s storm, GPS will likely suggest drivers to use Dog Valley and Henness Pass Road through Verdi as another route. 

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  • Wedding Chapel Business Steady Around Valentine's Day

    Wedding Chapel Business Steady Around Valentine's Day

    Sunday, February 12 2017 10:58 PM EST2017-02-13 03:58:48 GMT

    The wedding industry in downtown Reno booms around Valentine’s Day each and every year. 

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    The wedding industry in downtown Reno booms around Valentine’s Day each and every year. 

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  • Football, Family and Food

    Football, Family and Food

    Saturday, February 4 2017 9:28 PM EST2017-02-05 02:28:16 GMT

    For some, the Super Bowl isn't as much of a day for football as it is about being with friends or family and eating food. 

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    For some, the Super Bowl isn't as much of a day for football as it is about being with friends or family and eating food. 

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  • City Snow Crews Struggle to Catch Up After Storm

    City Snow Crews Struggle to Catch Up After Storm

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 11:03 PM EST2017-01-25 04:03:14 GMT

    After the most recent snowstorm, northern Nevadans aren't seeing the typical quick melt. And that's keeping snow removal crews busy.

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    After the most recent snowstorm, northern Nevadans aren't seeing the typical quick melt. And that's keeping snow removal crews busy.

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  • "Complaining Roof" at Sky Tavern

    "Complaining Roof" at Sky Tavern

    Monday, January 23 2017 11:50 PM EST2017-01-24 04:50:47 GMT

    A handful of Reno home owners are dealing with some problems most city residents don't have to worry about. Snow is putting a lot of weight on roofs at Sky Tavern and one man is taking extra measures to keep his intact. 

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    A handful of Reno home owners are dealing with some problems most city residents don't have to worry about. Snow is putting a lot of weight on roofs at Sky Tavern and one man is taking extra measures to keep his intact. 

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  • Amodei Hosts Inauguration Breakfast

    Amodei Hosts Inauguration Breakfast

    Friday, January 20 2017 7:47 PM EST2017-01-21 00:47:45 GMT

    A crowd of Nevada republicans attended a breakfast and watch party at the Grand Sierra Resort, hosted by Rep. Mark Amodei. 

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    A crowd of Nevada republicans attended a breakfast and watch party at the Grand Sierra Resort, hosted by Rep. Mark Amodei. 

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  • Preparing for an Emergency

    Preparing for an Emergency

    Sunday, January 15 2017 12:17 PM EST2017-01-15 17:17:07 GMT

    CERT volunteers are reminding Nevadan’s how to be more prepared before severe weather hits. 

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    CERT volunteers are reminding Nevadan’s how to be more prepared before severe weather hits. 

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  • Cleaning Up Industrial Sparks

    Cleaning Up Industrial Sparks

    Monday, January 9 2017 9:31 PM EST2017-01-10 02:31:59 GMT
    There was no lives lost during Monday's flood event in Sparks and with water levels dropping, businesses and city crews are cleaning up and assessing the damage. In less than 24 hours the Truckee river at the gauge in Vista rose 14.5 feet, cresting at 19.5 feet Monday morning between 7 and 9 a.m. The water level was just a foot and a half from "major flood stage." The river covered the bike bath through Cottonwood park on Spice Island drive, leaving mud waves behind as the...More >>
    There was no lives lost during Monday's flood event in Sparks and with water levels dropping, businesses and city crews are cleaning up and assessing the damage. In less than 24 hours the Truckee river at the gauge in Vista rose 14.5 feet, cresting at 19.5 feet Monday morning between 7 and 9 a.m. The water level was just a foot and a half from "major flood stage." The river covered the bike bath through Cottonwood park on Spice Island drive, leaving mud waves behind as the...More >>
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  • Elementary School Students Help Test The Carson River for Water Quality

    Elementary School Students Help Test The Carson River for Water Quality

    Friday, November 4 2016 7:17 PM EDT2016-11-04 23:17:42 GMT

    Science can be fun especially when you can bring the classroom outside. Students from across the area got the chance to do just that Friday morning through a program called Snap Shot Day. 

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    Science can be fun especially when you can bring the classroom outside. Students from across the area got the chance to do just that Friday morning through a program called Snap Shot Day. 

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  • Attacks Fly in Ward 1 Race

    Attacks Fly in Ward 1 Race

    Wednesday, October 26 2016 12:06 AM EDT2016-10-26 04:06:25 GMT

    Reno City Councilmember Jenny Brekhus held a press conference Tuesday to respond to attacks from her opponent in the race for the Ward 1 seat on the council.

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    Reno City Councilmember Jenny Brekhus held a press conference Tuesday to respond to attacks from her opponent in the race for the Ward 1 seat on the council.

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  • NASA Tests Unmanned Aircraft Management Design at Reno-Stead Airport

    NASA Tests Unmanned Aircraft Management Design at Reno-Stead Airport

    Wednesday, October 19 2016 6:49 PM EDT2016-10-19 22:49:31 GMT

    NASA is making progress in their research for aircraft management and is moving on to phase two of their plan. Phase one introduced a new lab at the Reno-Stead Airport and is a partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno. 

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    NASA is making progress in their research for aircraft management and is moving on to phase two of their plan. Phase one introduced a new lab at the Reno-Stead Airport and is a partnership with the University of Nevada, Reno. 

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  • Nevadans React to the Vice Presidential Debate

    Nevadans React to the Vice Presidential Debate

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 2:28 AM EDT2016-10-05 06:28:21 GMT

    Millions of Americans watched the Vice Presidential Debate on Tuesday night, and many of those people were Northern Nevadans. 

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    Millions of Americans watched the Vice Presidential Debate on Tuesday night, and many of those people were Northern Nevadans. 

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  • Thousands of Students to Move Into University of Nevada Dorms

    Thousands of Students to Move Into University of Nevada Dorms

    Thursday, August 25 2016 6:31 PM EDT2016-08-25 22:31:56 GMT

    Thursday, August 25th is move-in day at the University of Nevada. Traffic will be a tough go around campus, so motorists may want to avoid using North Sierra and Virginia Streets from Comstock Drive to Ninth Street until 5:30pm Thursday.  

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    Thursday, August 25th is move-in day at the University of Nevada. Traffic will be a tough go around campus, so motorists may want to avoid using North Sierra and Virginia Streets from Comstock Drive to Ninth Street until 5:30pm Thursday.  

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  • Reno Air Races Staff Host Emergency Exercise

    Reno Air Races Staff Host Emergency Exercise

    Wednesday, August 24 2016 2:32 AM EDT2016-08-24 06:32:33 GMT

    The Reno Air Racing Association conducted an emergency tabletop exercise with first responders on Tuesday. 

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    The Reno Air Racing Association conducted an emergency tabletop exercise with first responders on Tuesday. 

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  • NevadaFIT Begins at the University of Nevada

    NevadaFIT Begins at the University of Nevada

    Sunday, August 21 2016 9:40 PM EDT2016-08-22 01:40:33 GMT

    The University of Nevada's, Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp, also called NevadaFIT, officially kicked off on Sunday, just one week ahead of the new school year. 

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    The University of Nevada's, Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp, also called NevadaFIT, officially kicked off on Sunday, just one week ahead of the new school year. 

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  • Someone 2 Know: High Sierra Industries

    Someone 2 Know: High Sierra Industries

    Thursday, July 21 2016 7:45 PM EDT2016-07-21 23:45:16 GMT

    Eric Dart doesn't exactly like the term, 'disability.'  "No," said Dart. "Not that much."

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    Eric Dart doesn't exactly like the term, 'disability.'  "No," said Dart. "Not that much."

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  • Washoe County Primary Update

    Washoe County Primary Update

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 9:41 PM EDT2016-06-16 01:41:09 GMT

    The Washoe County Registrar of Voters says a late rush of voters pushed the turnout numbers over its goal.The Washoe County Registrar also clarified results of two school board races Wednesday.

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    The Washoe County Registrar of Voters says a late rush of voters pushed the turnout numbers over its goal.The Washoe County Registrar also clarified results of two school board races Wednesday.

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  • Drought Continues To Improve

    Drought Continues To Improve

    Friday, May 20 2016 7:22 PM EDT2016-05-20 23:22:23 GMT

    The drought is not over with and we still need to be careful of our water use, however, it is nice to see how far we’ve come over the past year. 

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    The drought is not over with and we still need to be careful of our water use, however, it is nice to see how far we’ve come over the past year. 

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  • Despite Better Snow Pack More Trees Are Expected to Die This Year

    Despite Better Snow Pack More Trees Are Expected to Die This Year

    Thursday, May 19 2016 7:45 PM EDT2016-05-19 23:45:13 GMT

    Despite an average winter season and wet spring the Forest Service is expecting more trees to die this year compared to previous years.

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    Despite an average winter season and wet spring the Forest Service is expecting more trees to die this year compared to previous years.

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  • The Benefits of Being Kind Has On Your Health

    The Benefits of Being Kind Has On Your Health

    Friday, April 15 2016 7:24 PM EDT2016-04-15 23:24:24 GMT

    A simple act of kindness goes a long ways.  Studies show a kind heart can improve our health both physically and mentally.  

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    A simple act of kindness goes a long ways. Studies show a kind heart can improve our health both physically and mentally.  

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  • Science Behind Our Green Vegetation

    Science Behind Our Green Vegetation

    Thursday, April 14 2016 6:59 PM EDT2016-04-14 22:59:00 GMT

    Our lawns, mountains, and gardens are looking greener this year. You can thank more rain and snow for that. 

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    Our lawns, mountains, and gardens are looking greener this year. You can thank more rain and snow for that. 

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  • Plans to Use Drones for Search and Rescue in Nevada

    Plans to Use Drones for Search and Rescue in Nevada

    Wednesday, April 6 2016 7:22 PM EDT2016-04-06 23:22:55 GMT

    In other parts of the country, drones are being used to save lives during flooding or other natural disasters.  

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    In other parts of the country, drones are being used to save lives during flooding or other natural disasters.  

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  • Dedication To Women Veterans

    Dedication To Women Veterans

    Friday, March 18 2016 8:27 PM EDT2016-03-19 00:27:41 GMT

    Dolores Milner says this is her first ever ceremony for women veterans.  

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    Dolores Milner says this is her first ever ceremony for women veterans.  

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  • Why So Many Trees Went Down With Last Storm

    Why So Many Trees Went Down With Last Storm

    Thursday, November 12 2015 6:11 PM EST2015-11-12 23:11:47 GMT
    Walking down some streets in Reno you can still see the effects of our most recent snow storm. More >>
    Walking down some streets in Reno you can still see the effects of our most recent snow storm. More >>
  • Geothermal's Impact On Northern Nevada

    Geothermal's Impact On Northern Nevada

    Wednesday, September 23 2015 10:08 PM EDT2015-09-24 02:08:22 GMT
    When it comes to geothermal energy Reno is not only recognized throughout the country but throughout the world.More >>
    When it comes to geothermal energy Reno is not only recognized throughout the country but throughout the world.More >>
  • Scientists Launch App to Monitor Lake Tahoe

    Scientists Launch App to Monitor Lake Tahoe

    Monday, August 31 2015 9:45 PM EDT2015-09-01 01:45:56 GMT
    If you're a frequent visitor at Lake Tahoe, scientists are asking for your help.More >>
    If you're a frequent visitor at Lake Tahoe, scientists are asking for your help.More >>
  • Nevada's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

    Nevada's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

    Friday, July 31 2015 12:36 PM EDT2015-07-31 16:36:53 GMT
    "Looking back, it was stressful then," said Aron Swan, General Manager of Silver State Relief. "And here we are, the day before we open, and it's completely elevated."Nevada's first medical marijuana dispensary will open Friday, July 31 at 10:00 AM. The opening has been in the works for quite some time. "It's been going on for nearly 2 years," said Swan. Silver State Relief will sell six different types of medical marijuana. The facil...More >>
    "Looking back, it was stressful then," said Aron Swan, General Manager of Silver State Relief. "And here we are, the day before we open, and it's completely elevated."Nevada's first medical marijuana dispensary will open Friday, July 31 at 10:00 AM. The opening has been in the works for quite some time. "It's been going on for nearly 2 years," said Swan. Silver State Relief will sell six different types of medical marijuana. The facil...More >>
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  • Student Group Hopes to Bring Sleeping Pods to UNR Campus

    Student Group Hopes to Bring Sleeping Pods to UNR Campus

    Friday, May 8 2015 7:37 PM EDT2015-05-08 23:37:21 GMT
    Sleeping pods are popular in Japan and Europe, but now there are talks about bringing them onto the University of Nevada campus. More >>
    Sleeping pods are popular in Japan and Europe, but now there are talks about bringing them onto the University of Nevada campus. More >>
  • Conserving Water Outdoors This Summer

    Conserving Water Outdoors This Summer

    Sunday, May 3 2015 8:49 PM EDT2015-05-04 00:49:17 GMT
    Four dry winters in a row make it more important than ever to conserve water in Northern Nevada. More >>
    Four dry winters in a row make it more important than ever to conserve water in Northern Nevada. More >>
  • Money Watch Q&A: Rural Housing Deals

    Money Watch Q&A: Rural Housing Deals

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 6:38 PM EDT2015-04-15 22:38:18 GMT
    Are you considering buying a house? Before you start the process, learn more about a free home buyer's workshop designed to educate you and potentially save you time and money. Laura Lau, with the Nevada Rural Housing Authority, will be available to talk about that and answer any housing questions in tonight's Money Watch Q&A. Call (775) 858-2222.
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    Are you considering buying a house? Before you start the process, learn more about a free home buyer's workshop designed to educate you and potentially save you time and money. Laura Lau, with the Nevada Rural Housing Authority, will be available to talk about that and answer any housing questions in tonight's Money Watch Q&A. Call (775) 858-2222.

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  • Secret Witness Offers Reward in ID and Vehicle Theft

    Secret Witness Offers Reward in ID and Vehicle Theft

    Monday, March 30 2015 7:20 PM EDT2015-03-30 23:20:39 GMT
    Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects wanted with theft of a vehicle and it's content in southwest Reno.More >>
    Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects wanted with theft of a vehicle and it's content in southwest Reno.More >>
  • Money Watch Q&A: Health Insurance Extension

    Money Watch Q&A: Health Insurance Extension

    Wednesday, March 11 2015 7:30 PM EDT2015-03-11 23:30:22 GMT
    If you still do not have health insurance, you still have a chance to purchase a plan. Nevada Health Exchange officials extended the deadline to sign up in an effort to help you avoid greater penalties in the future. Get all your questions answered in tonight's Money Watch Q&A.More >>
    If you still do not have health insurance, you still have a chance to purchase a plan. Nevada Health Exchange officials extended the deadline to sign up in an effort to help you avoid greater penalties in the future. Get all your questions answered in tonight's Money Watch Q&A.
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  • Money Watch Q&A: Advanced Premium Tax Credit

    Money Watch Q&A: Advanced Premium Tax Credit

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:49 PM EST2015-02-19 00:49:03 GMT
    There's nothing affordable about having to pay the IRS. However, if you bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, you just might end up owing Uncle Sam. Learn more in tonight's Money Watch Q & A.
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    There's nothing affordable about having to pay the IRS. However, if you bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, you just might end up owing Uncle Sam. Learn more in tonight's Money Watch Q & A.

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  • Fake Story

    Fake Story

    Monday, April 1 2013 1:31 PM EDT2013-04-01 17:31:31 GMT
    Here's my summary. Im going to keep it to a sentence and a half. More >>
    Here's my summary. Im going to keep it to a sentence and a half. More >>
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