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  1. High court nominee ruled against Yucca Mountain licensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland was the lone dissenting judge in a federal appeals court case involving a proposed nuclear waste site at Yucca Mountain. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Merrick Garland was the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals chief judge for the District of Columbia when he dissented in a 2-1 ruling, saying money available to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was insufficient.

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  2. Gov. Sandoval appoints Felicia Ortiz to Nevada school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Gov. Brian Sandoval has appointed a Las Vegas businesswoman to the Nevada Board of Education after its vice president resigned. Ortiz was born and raised in New Mexico and earned a Masters in Business Administration.

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  3. Recreational Boater found dead in Pyramid LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A Recreational Boater was found dead in Pyramid Lake on Tuesday. A caller reported a missing boater to the Pyramid Lake Police Department on Monday.

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  4. Boxing: A Date with DestinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Junior Open and Youth National Championship Boxing Tournament is back in Reno one last time, giving young boxers a chance at their dream. "When you first walk in, it's a little nerve-wracking.

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  5. Death for Shooter in Fiery Vegas Strip CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A judge in Las Vegas has sentenced a self-styled pimp to death after he was convicted of killing three people with shots fired into a moving vehicle on the Las Vegas Strip nearly three years ago. The Las Vegas Sun reports that Judge Kathleen E. Delaney on Monday announced the death penalty for 29-year-old Ammar Asim Faruq Harris.

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  6. Faraday Reveals Sleek, Sporty Concept Car in VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The automotive future according to a new electric car maker looks an awful lot like a Corvette crossed with the Batmobile. California-based Faraday Future debuted its sleek electric concept racecar Monday night during the annual CES show that focuses on consumer gadgets and has increasingly become a way for carmakers to show off their latest technological feats.

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  7. Las Vegas Celebrates Gay Marriage MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Clark County partnered with the Las Vegas business community to mark a local gay marriage milestone on New Year's Eve. According to the county, Phoenix residents Ronald Bauman and Dumitru Alexeev received the 5,000th same-sex marriage license issued in Clark County since the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of gay marriage in the state.

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  8. Nevadans, North and South, Behave on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Clark County Fire Department also responded to about 55 calls in the area for medical and alcohol-related issues, including a man who had a heart attack outside of Harrah's. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue also said there had been 97 calls between the time the ball dropped and 7:30 a.m. Friday.

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  9. UNR Lab: Thousands of Earthquakes Shook Nevada in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that a Thursday report of the school's Nevada Seismological Laboratory says that total includes the 231 recent earthquakes in South Reno and the magnitude 4.8 quake that shook Las Vegas last January. The lab says the Sheldon sequence in northwest Nevada is the biggest source of the state's earthquakes.

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  10. Woman Held in Vegas Crash Had Pot in Her SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Prosecutors say a woman charged with plowing a car into crowds of pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk had marijuana in her system at the time. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson released blood tests Wednesday showing that Lakeisha Nicole Holloway had more than the Nevada legal limit of pot in her blood when she was arrested Dec. 20. Holloway is jailed and on suicide watch pending a Jan. 20 court date on charges of murder, child endangerment and felony hit-and-run.

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  11. Nevada Casino Revenue Up in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Nevada casinos have slot machines to be thankful for with revenue rising 7.8 percent year-over-year to $944.3 million in November. The Nevada Gaming Control Board released monthly statistics Wednesday showing casinos kept $596.

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  12. Democratic Candidate Bernie Sanders to Visit Reno After ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has announced the senator from Vermont will make campaign stops in Reno and Las Vegas the week of December 28 as part of his bid for the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign is launching a Nevada-wide advertisting blitz, according to Sanders' senior adviser Tad Devine.

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  13. Family of 5 Killed in Central California Plane CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A relative says a Northern California family of five on their way to a holiday party died when their private plane crashed in an almond orchard near Bakersfield, California. Jimmy Dahlan tells television station KNTV, an NBC affiliate in San Jose, that his sister Olga Dahlan, her husband Jason Thomas Price and their three children, ages 9, 10 and 14, died in the crash Saturday.

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  14. Wyoming Falls in Vegas TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    James Kelly scored a career-high 38 points with 13 rebounds and Marshall topped Wyoming 90-82 at the Global Sports Classic in Las Vegas. Kelly was 15 of 21 from the floor with three 3-pointers.

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  15. GOP Consultant Dane Told He's Target Of Grand Jury ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A political consultant who's been accused of trying to bribe at least one Nevada lawmaker has been notified he's the target of a grand jury probe. Attorney David Otto says his client, Tony Dane, received a target letter last week that indicates he could be indicted on criminal charges.

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  16. Vegas Incident Recalls Thanksgiving Day Massacre 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Reno attorney John Oakes had one thought Sunday night as he learned a woman was accused of deliberately driving her car down a crowded sidewalk on the Las Vegas strip, killing one and injuring a number of others. November 27, Thanksgiving Day 1980, John Oakes was a junior member of the district attorney's staff and, it being a holiday, got the call to respond to the scene of what he initially thought was a routine hit and run.

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  17. 5 Bodies Found in California Plane WreckageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Authorities say they found five bodies among the wreckage of a plane that crashed in central California after sending a mayday call and disappearing from radar. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says searchers located the debris in an orchard southwest of Bakersfield on Saturday evening.

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  18. Utah Scores On Turnovers Early, Holds On 35-28 Over BYURead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Utah took advantage of a disastrous start by BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl, scoring five first-quarter touchdowns on turnovers - including two interceptions by Tevin Carter - before holding on to beat the Cougars 35-28 on Saturday. Carter returned one of the picks for a touchdown and another to the 1 as No.

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  19. Las Vegas Review-Journal Looks Forward after Adelson SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The announcement that the family of billionaire casino mogul and GOP kingmaker Sheldon Adelson now owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal comes after a weeklong mystery that had media watchdogs and politicians demanding transparency and led to the paper's own staff breaking the news about the identity of their new boss. The editor of the Review-Journal vowed to remain a trusted and objective voice in covering the news but said the paper hasn't established how it will navigate the complicated balance in covering Adelson, who is an influential figure in the 2016 presidential contest and owns a casino-hotel and convention center on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  20. MW Tournament Will Cut Down to 8 Teams Beginning in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Mountain West has announced that the Thomas & Mack Center will continue to serve as the location for its men's and women's basketball championships through 2019. The league's Board of Directors approved a recommendation from an ad hoc committee made up of three athletic directors and three men's basketball coaches, which was endorsed by the full directors of athletics group, to return to the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas for the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Mountain West Men's and Women's Basketball Championships.

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