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Yesterday | Reno Gazette-Journal

Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return

Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return Cooperative Extension horticulturist Wendy Mazet to lead series.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government, Yerington, NV, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Events

Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

Stomach bug outbreak at Pine Middle School

Washoe County School District officials say an outbreak of a stomach bug made 91 students at Pine Middle School sick on Friday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Carson City Sex Assault Victims Sent to Washoe County

Carson Tahoe Health is taking some heat after a recent move to send sexual assault victims to Washoe county for examination.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

KRNV-TV Reno

RTC adjusts schedule for holiday weekend

This morning, the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is reminding everyone that its Community Administrative Offices are closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Sparks police cleared in fatal shooting of woman

Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick says two Sparks police officers were justified when they fatally shot a woman they believed was suicidal when she pointed a gun at them outside her home last fall.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

Nevada Appeal

Carson City gaming win down again in July

Carson Valley, which includes valley portions of Douglas as well as the capital, has now recorded three consecutive decreases in monthly win and seven decreases in the past eight months when compared to the same month a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV, Crystal-Bay, NV, Stateline, NV, Churchill County, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

Man Robbed Gas Station 12 Days After Leaving Prison

A 27-year-old Nevada man who robbed a gas station in Stead just 12 days after he'd been released from prison is headed back there for up to 26 years.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas Strip leads state in gaming revenue in July

Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July while Strip casinos saw an increase of 4.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Games, Poker, Reno, NV

NewsReview.com

Police psychology

Related stories this week: Head wounds Steven Ing is a psychologist who works with law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Violent Crime, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Gasoline prices going into the Labor Day weekend are easing, according to GasBuddy.com.

Gasoline prices going into the Labor Day weekend are easing, according to both a national survey website and word on the street in Carson City.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Carson City, NV, Reno, NV

KTVN Reno

Nevada Sales Tax up 4.7 Percent from Last Year

Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Clark County, NV, Storey County, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

WCSO arrests second suspect in Sun Valley murder investigation

Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office arrested a second subject in connection with a Sun Valley attempted murder investigation Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sun Valley, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Reports: Mieras files lawsuit against Washoe County School District

As one lawsuit with the Washoe County School District appears to be heading to an end, another is just beginning.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTVN Reno

Efficiency at Center of TMWA, Washoe County Water Utility Merger

The Truckee Meadows Water Authority and the Washoe County Water Utility will consolidate into one agency, on December 31, 2014.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Identity of inmate death revealed

The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a female inmate.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County School District set to make decision on Pedro

The Washoe County School Board of Trustees is set to make a decision on Superintendent Pedro Martinez's settlement offer.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County Commissioners to take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Board of Washoe County Commissioners is set to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge after being called out by the Reno Mayor, Reno City Council and others from social media.

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KRNV-TV Reno

UNR School of Medicine offers free children's clinic

The University of Nevada, School of Medicine, will be holding a free clinic for children Aug. 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Student Outreach Clinics are a free service providing much needed care for Washoe County's medically uninsured population.

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KTVN Reno

No foul play suspected in Lake Tahoe death

Washoe County sheriff's deputies say they do not suspect foul play but continue to investigate the death of a 40-year-old Incline Village man whose body was found in Lake Tahoe last week near the boat docks at Sand Harbor.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KTVN Reno

WCSO Investigates Inmate Death

Detectives with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of an inmate at the Washoe County Detention Facility.

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