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2 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Illegal prostitution cutting into legal brothel businesses

Nevada's legal brothels are struggling for survival, and a longtime advocate blames illegal prostitution in Clark and Washoe counties.

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Related Topix: Clark County, NV, Dennis Hof, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mound House, NV, Las Vegas, NV

6 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Washoe County Sheriff's Boat Sinks Off Shore in Lake Tahoe

Washoe County deputies are figuring out what caused one of the agency's boats to sink off shore in Lake Tahoe.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Incline-Village, NV

10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Getting Healthier Food to the Needy

It's a sad paradox...too often the cheapest food for low income families, is the least healthy.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Life, Fruits, Food, Sparks, NV

14 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

July 2014 Class Act Award winner

Reno, Every month News Four selects a Washoe County student who is helping to make our community a better place.

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19 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Locally-grown products served as part of Free Summer Meals

Locally-grown produce is on its way to summer meal programs in Washoe County. As part of the Free Summer Meals program for children, organizers served fresh zucchini grown in Yerington at free lunches throughout Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Yerington, NV

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Mosquito Populations Increase After Recent Storms

The extra rainfall in the area has led to higher mosquito numbers. Officials are testing the mosquitoes for any virus they might be carrying.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Man arrested at Mira Loma Park for Lewdness with a Minor

A man has been arrested for alleged lewdness with a child at an area park. According to a press release, officers responded on Tuesday to Mira Loma Park in the 300-block of south McCarran on a report of a suspicious subject.

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KTVN Reno

Deputies Arrest Man on Attempted Murder Charge, Seek Second Suspect

Washoe County deputies have a man in custody and are looking for another suspect in an attempted murder Tuesday night in Sun Valley.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, NV

Nevada Appeal

Man arrested after Ruhenstroth search

A five-hour manhunt in Ruhenstroth on Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly took his 12-year-old son after an argument with his wife.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, NV

KTVN Reno

Police Find Man After Five Hour Search

Douglas County Sheriff Deputies with the help of Washoe County and the Raven Helicopter have found the man they have been searching for after a domestic dispute.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Washoe County School Board relieves superintendent of duties

Pedro Martinez has been relieved of duty as superintendent of the Washoe County School District, the school district has tweeted.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Flash Flooding, Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Oh My

You may have noticed Jeff Thompson has been telling us about thunderstorms more days than not this month.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

KRNV-TV Reno

National Weather Service explains Mondays tornado warning in our area

It's been a very active weather week so far, including something our region hasn't seen in years, a tornado warning issued Monday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV, Spanish Springs, NV

KTVN Reno

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From the Food Bank of Northern Nevada: Community partnerships with Washoe County Nutrition Services, Peri & Sons Farms, Nevada Fresh Pack, Bonanza Produce, and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada are introducing locally grown produce to the summer meals program in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Agriculture, Science, Sun Valley, NV

TechEBlog

20 Breathtaking Places You Can Visit on Your Next Vacation

Still planning your next vacation? If so, before booking any flights or hotels, check out these twenty breathtaking places.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KTVN Reno

Tornado Warning Issued for Storey, Washoe Counties

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a tornado warning for north central Storey County and south central Washoe County until 7 p.m. At 6:38 pm, rained weather spotters reported a funnel cloud.

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Related Topix: Weather, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Alleged dog killer status hearing postponed

A mandatory status hearing scheduled Monday for the man accused of torturing, maiming and killing several dogs at a Reno motel has been postponed until next month.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

T-Storms Blast Through Northern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: West Central Storey County in Western Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Weather, Reno, NV, Storey County, NV

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard to Hold Fundraiser Golf Tournament

From the Washoe County Sheriff's Office: The Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard is asking anyone who enjoys a day on the golf course to "start their weekend early" and join them for a fundraising golf tournament at Red Hawk Resort on Friday, July 25. The Washoe County Sheriff's Honor Guard is a team of highly trained, dedicated professionals who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KTVN Reno

3 Suspects Arrested After Arson Investigation in Incline Village

Washoe County Deputies say they've arrested one man and two juveniles on charges related to arson and graffiti that occurred Wednesday night at a business in Incline Village.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

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