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Saturday | KRNV-TV Reno

Inmates cook their way into rehabilitation

Several Washoe County inmates are finding the "right recipe" in turning their lives around and becoming useful members of society.

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Saturday | KRNV-TV Reno

Behind the scenes of local dispatch centers

Although a majority of the Washoe County Dispatch's calls are not technically considered an emergency, according to one supervisor, it's an emergency to someone.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NewsReview.com

Left Foot Forward

It was in the days before Caller ID when I picked up the phone and was stunned to hear Joe Dini's voice on the other end.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Woman arrested for Nevada voter fraud

Secretary of State Ross Miller says a woman has been arrested on two felony charges for allegedly using a false identity to register to vote and casting ballots in two elections.

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KTVN Reno

Tube With Silver Looking Metal Causes Middle School Evacuation

Washoe County School Police says an unlabeled tube that contained the metal gallium caused authorities to briefly evacuate Billinghurst Middle School Friday morning.

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KTVN Reno

Erase Library Fines With Food Donations This Spring

Back by popular demandfor four weeks this April get rid of those overdue fines by helping those in need! Until April 28, patrons can bring cans or boxes of food to the library in lieu of fines to help feed the hungry.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

High volume of drugs recovered for head shops on Washoe County

Almost $400,000 worth of items were seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency after raiding a Reno and Sparks smoke shop.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Reno, NV, Sparks, NV

NewsReview.com

Shea s got drive

When Teresa Aquila was in the fourth grade, her teacher gave her a piece of paper and told her to write down what she wanted to be when she grew up.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTVN Reno

Students Tour Engineering School at University of Nevada

The engineering school at the University of Nevada pulled out all the stops Thursday to show local teenagers how cool a degree in science can be.

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Reno Gazette-Journal

Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who wanta

Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who want to get into Nevada's medical marijuana business on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/QikyTY As we watch the medical marijuana industry getting set up with zoning and ordinances in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County, I've noticed an underlying concern.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Sparks, NV, Las Vegas, NV

KTVN Reno

Washoe County to Give Free Strobe Smoke Alarms to Hard of Hearing Residents

The Washoe County School District in conjunction with Washoe County's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District are teaming up to help protect residents who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Related Topix: Fire, Reno, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Reno City Council Takes Action on Several Topics

The Council unanimously approved to adopt the Downtown Special Assessment District expansion.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering free landscaping trainings taught in both Spanish and English in Reno.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Big News Network.com

Pilot killed in crash at Reno Stead Airport ID'd

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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KTVN Reno

More

Washoe County residents are invited to get a unique behind-the-scenes look at the Sheriff's Office Forensic Science Division during a public open house from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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KTVN Reno

Baby Shower Celebration, Child Immunization Clinic April 26

In an effort to raise childhood immunization rates in northern Nevada, Immunize Nevada, as part of National Infant Immunization Week , is hosting a baby shower and immunization clinic.

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Reno Gazette-Journal

Reno mayoral candidate Tony Perri is dead

The Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Perri's death this morning, but could provide no other details as they await the results of his autopsy.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Nevada Appeal

Carson City Sheriff's Log: Man arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, obstructing officer

According to the man's arrest report, security at a casino reported that he was refusing to leave.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Sparks Tribune

Spanish Springs church vandalized overnight

Contributed photo -- A Washoe County Sheriff's Office inmate work crew member helps clean graffiti vandalism off a wall at a church building in Spanish Springs on Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Spanish Springs, NV

KTVN Reno

Washoe County Prescription Drug Round Up on April 26th

On April 26th, 2014, local and federal agencies will once again partner together to sponsor the Prescription Drug Round Up event for Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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