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4 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

Mayberry Drive Reconstruction Moves Forward Without Roundabout

The RTC decide on Friday to move forward with plans for the Mayberry Reconstruction Project, but not include a roundabout at the intersection of Mayberry Drive and Hunter Lake Drive.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

A second patrol-rescue boat sinks at Lake Tahoe

Incline Village, Nev. --Washoe County Sheriff's investigators are looking into what could have caused another patrol boat to sink in Lake Tahoe.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Incline-Village, NV

Education Week

Reno newspaper wants probe of school boss ouster

A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada's attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Martinez to sue Washoe County School District

According to Jon Ralston, Washoe County Superintendent Pedro Martinez said Friday his attorney is filing a wrongful termination and breach of contract lawsuit against the Washoe County School District.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Effingham Herald

Medient wins round in court against former CEO

The new chief executive officer of Medient Studios said the company got the ruling in its favor from a Nevada judge Wednesday afternoon it anticipated.

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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

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

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

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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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

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