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Sparks, Nevada is located in Washoe County. Zip codes in Sparks, NV include 89435, 89432, and 89434. The median home price in Sparks is $239,900 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Sparks information.

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Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

Police cleared in fatal shooting of soldier in Reno

Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick has ruled police officers were justified when they fatally shot an active-duty U.S. Army soldier in Reno while he was visiting family last year.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

Seattle rockers Witchburn rock The Alley in Sparks

On Saturday July 5, 2014 Seattle rockers Witchburn hit the stage at The Alley in Sparks NV.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

D.A. finds officer involved shooting justified, victim's family not notified

Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick released a final report on June 17, 2014 regarding an officer involved shooting that took the life of Kenneth Stafford on July 11, 2013.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KTVN Reno

Man Cited in Gravel Spill That Prompted Pileup East of Sparks

Authorities have cited and fined a truck driver who lost his load of gravel and dirt and triggered a 22-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dave Gibson says nine people were checked for minor or moderate injuries after the Monday morning incident about 17 miles east of Sparks.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTVN Reno

Thousands Lose Power in Northern Nevada

The largest was began just after 5 p.m. Tuesday near Glendale Avenue and Rock Boulevard affecting about 6,800 customers.

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Nevada Appeal

2 killed by trains in separate Nevada incidents

Railroad officials say two people have died after being hit by trains in two separate incidents in northern Nevada.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Pedestrian struck by train in Sparks

One pedestrian was struck by a train on the Union Pacific tracks at Galletti Way and Barnett Way -- where Galletti dead-ends near Kietzke Lane -- late Monday night, according to Sparks Police.

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KTVN Reno

Group offers reward in Sparks casino stabbing case

Secret Witness says it is offering $1,000 for information about the attack a little before 1 a.m. Monday at the Bourbon Square Casino.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Gawker

a Nevada Dust Devil Sends Bouncy Slide Flying

An inflatable bouncy slide was sent hurtling some 300 feet by a dust devil during an Independence Day party in Sparks, Nevada.

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KOLO-TV Reno

Your Voice, Your Vote: Sparks Mayor Candidates Square Off

KOLO 8 News Now is committed to helping our viewers learn more about the candidates who will appear on the November ballot.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Gravel spills on I-80, prompts 20-car pileup

Troopers say a trucker lost a load of gravel and dirt on Interstate 80 and prompted a 20-car pileup.

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Nevada Appeal

It's Democratic, not Democrat, Party in Nevada

At least at the polls in Nevada, state election officials say it's the Democratic, not the Democrat, Party.

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WABC-AM New York

Runaway Bounce Houses Show Dangers of Inflatables

An runaway inflatable slide injured three people during an Independence Day celebration in Sparks, Nev., after wind pulled the slide from its tethers just as the final safety checks were being conducted.

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Switched

Chicago Shootings Over July 4th Weekend Leave At Least 9 Dead, Dozens Wounded

The July 4th weekend is always filled with the loud booms of fireworks. But in Chicago, residents are far more likely to hear the bangs of gunfire.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Mail

'True American Hero': Billy Ray Cyrus honors Marine-turned-teacher...

Incredible sight of the elephant that cried: For 50 years, Raju was held in spiked shackles which cut his legs, forced to beg, beaten and abused.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Golden Eagle Fire, east of Sparks, 100% contained

SPARKS, Nev. 5:00 p.m. - A wildfire that ignited east of Sparks is 100% contained, as of 4:30 p.m. According to a Sierra Front Dispatch report, the Golden Eagle fire was first reported at 11:34 a.m. Sunday.

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KTVN Reno

Billy Ray Cyrus Honors Michael Landsberry at Concert

Billy Ray Cyrus has honored a Nevada teacher killed by a student in a school-yard shooting, calling him a "true American hero."

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Wind launches inflatable slide 100 feet in the air

A gust of wind launched a large, inflatable slide 100 feet into the air at an Independence Day celebration at The Nugget in Sparks, Nevada.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Crews douse apartment fire in Sparks, 31 people displaced

Just after 1 P.M. Saturday afternoon, Sparks Firefighters responded to a structure fire on the 500 block of Spring Meadows Drive, the Marina Garden Apartments.

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ABC News

PHOTO: A bounce house went airborne, slamming into lamp posts and a car, July 4, 2014.

An runaway inflatable slide injured three people during an Independence Day celebration in Sparks, Nev., after wind pulled the slide from its tethers just as the final safety checks were being conducted.

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