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Swat Demonstration at STN Expo a Success

Sunday at STN EXPO, attendees had the opportunity to watch a live demonstration with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and SWAT deputies about responses to high-risk situations involving school buses, such as hijacking incidents.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Nevada gaming win up 14 percent in June; down again at Tahoe

Nevada casinos finished the fiscal year with a strong 14.4 percent increase in win in June - a total of $906.9 million.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Victim dies after drowning at Sand Harbor

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. -- One person has died from drowning in Lake Tahoe. According to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the victim was near the boat launch at Sand Harbor, just south of Incline Village.

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Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Reno mayor Bob Cashell speaks on Martinez's release

More people are starting to speak out regarding the sudden dismissal of Washoe County School Superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Education Etc.

KTVN Reno

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Business leaders involved with the Committee on Excellence in Education for the Washoe County School District are meeting to discuss the situation between school district trustees and their superintendent.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Mass Transit

NV: Blue Ribbon Committee Examines Unmet Transit Needs in Washoe County

A Blue Ribbon Committee for Transit, comprised of business and community leaders, is taking an in-depth look at how to address unmet transit needs in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno

Billy Howard of the group called Foie Gras Free Reno says activists were upset a local company rented the Wilbur D. May Museum and offered meals that included a foie gras creme brulee dessert.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Foie Gras

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KTVN Reno

Community Rallies Around Ousted Superintendent

It was standing room only at the McKinley Arts and Culture Center in west Reno this morning as the community gathered to show support of ousted Superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Education Etc.

KRNV-TV Reno

Single-engine plane crashes near Pyramid Lake

UPDATE 10:14AM-- According to authorities, due to engine failure, the single-engine plane, was attempting to make an emergency landing on Pyramid Lake Highway.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

KTVN Reno

Downtown Businesses and Casinos Get Ready for Hot August Nights

Local businesses are getting ready for an event-packed week in the Reno-Sparks area.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV

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

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