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Last Public Meeting for Reno-Tahoe International Airport Master Plan Video included

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The Master Plan project team will present its concept for Reno-Tahoe International Airport future development and financial plan. 

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President Trump Cancels North Korean Summit, Citing 'Tremendous Anger'

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President Trump announced Thursday that he's canceling his June 12th summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing 'tremendous anger and open hostility.'

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Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian But Didn't Brake

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Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn’t stop because emergency braking was disabled. 

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President Trump Lauds NFL Policy Banning Kneeling for National Anthem Video included

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President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

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City of Reno One Step Closer to Land Transfer for Affordable Housing Units Video included

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Reno City Council unanimously voted to create an agreement that would transfer four acres of land at 250 Sage Street to be used for affordable housing.

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Missing Silver Springs Man Found Video included

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UPDATE: The Lyon County Sheriff's Office reports that Sheldon has been found.

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Road Closed 20 Miles South of Gerlach Due To Flash Flooding

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UPDATE: NDOT reports the road is now clear at SR-447 near Gerlach.

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Former Felon Arrested For Possession Of Explosive Device Video included

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A man from Winnemucca was arrested on Tuesday for possession of an explosive device. Terry J. Hanson Jr., 36, was charged with one count of felon in possession of an explosive.

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911 Calls - Do They Always Go to the Nearest Call Center? Video included

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Washoe County's Regional Dispatch Center handles calls from all over Northern Nevada. The center averages half a million calls a year and that number is on the rise.

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Greenleaf Wellness Raising Money for Local Veterans Video included

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PTSD affects millions of Americans each year, and the problem is especially alarming in our country's veterans. While many cases go undiagnosed, some veterans are turning to medical marijuana for relief. 

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Business Owners Will Continue To Receive Fines For Using Recycling Services Other Than Waste Management Video included

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The city of Reno will continue to penalize people and businesses who are violating some recycling rules, at least for now. The city has a franchise agreement with Waste Management to handle all commercial and residential waste pick-ups.

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Walker Goes Deep, Aces Win 5-2

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The Aces pitching staff brought their best stuff Wednesday afternoon in Fresno, allowing just two runs in a 5-2 victory.

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Resident Records Bobcat in Somersett Video included

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A Reno resident spotted a bobcat in Somersett, and got video of the animal as it groomed itself. 

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Climate Of Memorial Day Weekend, How Often Does It Snow or Rain? Video included

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We've seen it all in Reno over Memorial Day Weekend, so should you take a risk and plan something outdoors in advance? Well, from looking at all the data from the past seventeen years we have about a twenty percent chance of rain or snow falling in the Reno area over the holiday weekend. 

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Chinese Lantern Festival Dragon Lights Comes To Reno This Summer Video included

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Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc. is putting on their Dragon Lights Chinese Lantern Festival for a five-week exhibition at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden in Reno. From June 30 to August 5, Dragon Lights will feature 39 Chinese Lanterns, each handcrafted by artisans who learn the centuries-old tradition through apprenticeship.

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Pickle Ball Social Fundraiser Raises Funds for Local Program Video included

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The United Cerebral Palsy of Nevada partnered with Toll Brothers Luxury Homes to host a pickle ball social fundraiser on Wednesday. 

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Donate Blood for Chance to Win Motorcycle Video included

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Now through July 31st - if you donate blood you have the chance to win a red 1200 custom motorcycle from Chester's Reno Harley-Davidson. 

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Lake Tahoe Humane Society & SPCA's Renewed Focus Video included

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The Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA is restructuring itself with a new board of directors after the previous executive director was fired for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars.

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Washoe County Sheriff's Deputies Seek iPhone Thief Video included

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Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives need your help identifying a woman suspected of returning an act of kindness by stealing an iPhone from a Sun Valley business. 

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Nevada Marijuana Sales in March Continue to Outpace Projections Video included

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Nevada marijuana sales continue to outpace projections, reaching the highest monthly total in March since recreational sales became legal last July.

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Las Vegas Police Release More Documents in Shooting Investigation Video included

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Witnesses and police officers are describing their experiences during and after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in newly released documents.

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Small Footprint, Big Impact in Reno Video included

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Here’s the footwear fundraiser that took off running in Reno...

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Crews Work To Open Lake Almanor Road Before Memorial Day Video included

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Caltrans is replacing a 55-year-old bridge that spans Lake Almanor's emergency spillway, and it plans to open a temporary road ahead of the busy Memorial Day weekend. 

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FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

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Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. 

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AP: Jared Kushner Now Has Permanent Security Clearance

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White House adviser Jared Kushner - who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law - has been granted a permanent security clearance. 

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President Trump Addresses Immigration, Gang Violence at Roundtable Video included

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President Donald Trump is decrying the "menace" of the gang MS-13 as he kicks off a roundtable on illegal immigration and gang violence in Nassau country.

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Lane Closures Scheduled for Portions of Prater Way in Sparks Video included

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The Regional Transportation Commission is planning upcoming lane closures and one-way traffic controls on portions of Prater Way in Sparks.

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Air Force Trainer Jet Crashes in Mississippi, Two Eject Safely Video included

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A U.S. Air Force training jet has crashed in northeast Mississippi with both pilots ejecting safely. The plane went down near Columbus Air Force Base, which is north of the city of Columbus.  

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President Trump Eager to Sign Bill Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Video included

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President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse. 

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Malaysia Says Search for Flight 370 to End Next Week Video included

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Malaysia's new transport minister says the latest search for Flight 370 will end next week. 

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Pompeo Testifies Before House Amid Trump-Kim Summit Uncertainty Video included

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on strengthening U.S. diplomacy, where he is expected to raise the administration's foreign policy priorities.

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WCSD To Install New Visitor Management System Districtwide Video included

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Tuesday the Washoe County School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to move forward with installation of a new visitor management system that would require visitors have their driver's license scanned before they enter.

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Washoe County Health District Controlling Flea and Tick Population Video included

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You may start seeing a few men and women in green jump suits this week in our local parks, but don't be alarmed, they are just controlling our flea, tick and lice population in squirrels.  

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Strike In LV Approved For Casino Workers Video included

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Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1.

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El Dorado County Reports West Nile Virus Found In Bird Video included

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Health officials in El Dorado County are reporting that a bird found in the South Lake Tahoe area has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first case found in the area for 2018. The animal in question was collected on May 7.

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Reno Police Arrest Suspect In Felony Graffiti Case Video included

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The Regional Gang Unit of the Reno Police Department has arrested a suspect for 165 separate counts of graffiti within the last year. Trevor Gibson, 26, had a warrant issued for his arrest in January.

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Emergency Alert Tips Video included

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With wildfire season on the horizon, public safety officials are reminding residents to be prepared. That means knowing how to get the latest information and how to use it.

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Amtrak Passenger Critically Injured in Truckee; Family Demands Answers Video included

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A Portland State University student has been in a coma for a week at Renown's ICU, after a mysterious incident on his way home via Amtrak.  He was found unconscious in Truckee, where he suffered broken bones, a damaged brain stem and severe burns. His family is demanding answers.

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DCSO Seeks Help Identifying Suspect In Shoplifting Case Video included

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The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public to help identify a person of interest in a shoplifting case from May 7.

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Portion of Mills B. Lane Courthouse Closed After Fire Sprinkler Activation Video included

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UPDATE: The DA's Office reports that water damage was significant to the east half of the 4th floor in the Mills B. Lane Justice Center. There are contractors working with the County to remove water and dry out the floors and walls.

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Placer County Sheriff Releases Images of Burglary Suspects

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The Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to identify two suspects involved in a series of burglaries from March. Secret Witness is offering a cash reward of $750 to find two people who were involved in vehicle burglaries on Mt. Rose Highway, residential burglaries at North Lake Tahoe and fraudulent use of credit cards.

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Caltrans: Emergency Pavement Repairs in Sierra County

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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) reports that there will be emergency paving repairs on Highway 89 and Highway 49 this week. Drivers traveling Highway 89 in between Sierraville and Sattley, and Highway 49 in Loyalton can expect lane closures and one-way traffic controls.

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US-395 Near Topaz Lake Reopens After Mudslide Video included

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The road around Topaz lake reopened Tuesday afternoon after a mudslide closed it down overnight.

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TMFPD Responding To Brushfire Near Lockwood And Vista On I-80 Video included

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The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District (TMFPD) reports that they are responding to a brushfire on I-80 westbound in between Lockwood and Vista. They said it has a slow rate of growth and half an acre has been burned so far.

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UNR Students To Compete in National Makerspace Challenge Video included

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Four University Of Nevada students have been invited to take part in a unique competition called the Make 48 College Challenge. Andi Guevara explains what a maker contest is all about and introduces us to the local team.

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Washoe County BOCC Approves Ballot Question That Would Increase Property Tax Video included

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If passed by voters in November, the initiative would raise property tax by $0.0248 per $100 of assessed valuation, which is about $8.68 per year per $100,000 of assessed home value.

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Nye County Deputy in Serious Condition After Being Struck by Vehicle Video included

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The Nye County Sheriff's Office says the deputy is in serious, but stable, condition.

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Community Lecture: Plantar Fasciitis & Foot Pain Video included

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You may not truly appreciate your healthy feet until you're in pain. If you think you have Plantar Fasciitis or another foot issue, when should you run to the doctor? Northern Nevada Medical Group Podiatrist, Dr. Tim Mooney is hosting a free lecture to answer all your questions.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Debate Monday; Primary Election Candidate Forums Video included

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Channel 2 will broadcast a debate between Chris Giunchigliani and Steve Sisolak on Monday night. And - KTVN is teaming up with the Reno Gazette-Journal to host three candidate forums leading up to the primary election. 

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FoodMaxx and Save Mart Team Up For Peanut Butter Roundup Video included

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The fifth annual Peanut Butter Roundup is happening from now until May 29th at your neighborhood Save Mart and FoodMaxx stores.  

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Authorities Seek Inmate Walkaway From Near Sparks City Hall Video included

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The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Sparks Police need your help finding an inmate who walked away from a work crew on Tuesday morning.  

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  • What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

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    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...
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