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4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Nevada bill would modify school boards

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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10 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Washoe County Commission Chair David Humke addresses Tesla building

In a recent statement, Washoe County Commission Chair David Humke commented on Nevada becoming a finalist for "gigafactory" site.

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14 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

Manager candidates coming to town

Seven's supposed to be a lucky number, so perhaps having seven candidates for Douglas County manager will prove fortunate.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, NV, Golden Gate University, Cal State Sacramento, Elko, NV, University of Nevada-Reno

20 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Barrett-Jackson Auctions returns for its second year at Hot August Nights

Last year, it was the big addition to Hot August Nights. On Thursday, Barrett-Jackson was back to auction off 400 one-of-a-kind automobiles.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Ask Joe: Changes for Washoe Co. Animal Services?

Our viewer asked what is the status of the current Animal Services Manager Barry Brode? : Joe checked into this by calling Animal Services.

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KTVN Reno

Attorney: Board Asks Martinez to Return; WCSD Statement

Channel 2 News has learned that the attorney for the Washoe County School District Trustees has sent a letter to ousted superintendent Pedro Martinez's attorney asking him to return to work immediately.

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KTVN Reno

WCSD Wrapping Up Summer Maintenance Projects

The school year begins, in Washoe County, a week from Monday. That means the school district is wrapping up its end-of-summer maintenance projects.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KTVN Reno

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Medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to the Silver State soon, and many potential business owners who want to grow and sell medical marijuana have been waiting for the upcoming application process.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Reno, NV, Sparks, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Sun Valley couple arrested for child abuse, neglect

A Sun Valley couple was arrested on charges of child neglect Wednesday morning after officials arrived on scene to find the house unfit living conditions.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Sun Valley, NV

Bradenton.com

Nevada taxable sales up 8 percent in May

Eleven of Nevada's 17 counties saw taxable sales decline in May, but the two largest offset that with double-digit increases - 12.7 percent in Clark County and 11.7 percent in Washoe County, the department said Wednesday.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune

Reno gun theft suspects arrested after wild chase ends at Floriston

Two people suspected of the Monday night burglary of a Reno sporting goods store in which several guns were taken are in Nevada County jail, awaiting extradition to Nevada after their arrest Tuesday night near Floriston.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Prison

KRNV-TV Reno

Ask Joe: Background checks causing delay in teacher hiring?

From the Ask Joe file one of our viewers has a question about a possible backlog when it comes to getting teachers hired in Washoe County.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune

IVGID primary loser wants on Nov. ballot after election snafu

After a mailing error prevented residents with a Crystal Bay zip code from receiving sample primary ballots in May, Frank Wright says it's only fair the original seven IVGID candidates get to run in the Nov. 4 general election.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Sandoval proud of his wife after she lashed out at school board

Pedro Martinez, the deputy superintendent of the Clark County School District, participates in a roundtable discussion with the Las Vegas Sun in Las Vegas Thursday, August 25, 2011.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

KRNV-TV Reno

West 4th Street gets facelift

The Regional Transportation Commission is continuing its Pavement Preservation Program throughout Washoe County.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune

Fire chief: Person flown to hospital after nearly drowning in Tahoe

Emergency crews apparently saved the life of a person who nearly drowned Wednesday afternoon near Sand Harbor State Park on Lake Tahoe's east shore.

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KOLO-TV Reno

The Cost Of A Trustee Recall

Washoe County School Board Trustees were scolded repeatedly yesterday at their monthly meeting by residents upset with their move just one week ago.

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KOLO-TV Reno

How to Maintain Your Lawn During a Drought

It's obvious that the cure for a dry lawn is water, but during a drought, it's even harder to get.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Ask Joe Follow-up: How much do school board members make?

Ruth Stacy wrote in asking if trustees get paid, and if so, how much do they make? : On Monday, Joe was told by the school district that trustees are paid according to state statute, and that they earn $750 per month, plus $650 in paid benefits.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Volunteers Needed For the 2014-2015 School Year

Volunteers are needed in several different areas for the 2014-2015 school year in Washoe County.

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