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  1. John L. Smith On Adam Laxalt's Push For Votes In Northern NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt speaks Thursday, May 17, 2018, at a luncheon in Reno, Nev., sponsored by the Republican Men's Club of Northern Nevada. Laxalt urged attendees to rally around his gubernatorial campaign as the best way to fend off what he described as overzealous, California-style regulations that would undermine Nevada's conservative principles and future economic growth.

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  2. Officials Downgrade Flood Warning Amid Dam Repairs Near RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    State officials are downgrading a flood warning to homes and businesses in an area south of Reno a day after saying people should be prepared to evacuate if a 155-year-old earthen dam forming Little Washoe Lake fails. Nevada Division of Water Resources spokeswoman JoAnn Kittrell said Tuesday that repairs had reduced the potential for a dam failure that would send flood water into Steamboat Creek and Steamboat Ditch.

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  3. Suspect Sought In Illegal Killing Of Cow North Of RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Nevada Agriculture Department investigators are asking for the public's health in the search for a suspect or suspects responsible for the illegal killing and butchering of a cow on a public grazing allotment about 25 miles north of Reno. The department said in a statement Monday the cow was killed in rural Washoe County sometime between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning about 15 miles north of Reno-Stead Airport and 5 miles west of the California line.

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  4. Bill Of The Month: Audience Reacts To Big Bill For Tiny ScrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    It's a club no one wants to join, but many Americans these days find themselves automatically eligible for the " Bill of the Month " club. Kaiser Health News and NPR began collecting people's health care bills for examination early this year.

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  5. Burning Man Co-Founder Larry Harvey Dies At 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Larry Harvey, co-founder of the Burning Man festival, died Saturday at the age of 70, according to the organization's Facebook page and website. The first Burning Man event took place on a San Francisco beach in 1986 after Harvey had the idea to burn a giant effigy in celebration.

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  6. Possible Attempted Kidnap Suspect Sought North Of RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon says a 13-year-old boy reportedly was waiting for his bus shortly before 7 a.m. Monday when an unknown male approached in a vehicle. He says the man attempted to coax the boy into his red Subaru Baja in the North Valleys area near Red Rock Road and Silver Knolls Boulevard.

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  7. McQueen High Student Talks About His Reversed Suspension; Rep. Amodei ReactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Wooster High School senior Ann Snelgrove reads a speech outside a U.S. Post Office during a student walkout to protest gun violence, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Reno, Nev., one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla. Hundreds of fellow classmates chanted, ''We want peace,'' as they marched several blocks to deliver letters they wrote to their members of Congress demanding action to combat gun violence.

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  8. NRA Gives $798K To Nevada Groups, Including $120K To SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    An Associated Press analysis shows the National Rifle Association gave nearly $120,000 to Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at seven Nevada high schools in recent years. The AP analysis of the NRA Foundation's public tax records finds that those grants were part of a total of $798,500 in cash and materials given to Nevada organizations from 2010 through 2016, mostly through competitive grants meant to promote shooting sports.

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  9. Panama's Trump Hotel Has More Drama Than Guests As Owners, Management FeudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Tensions at the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama City erupted into chaos this week, with teams of security guards attacking each other and police carting off an employee in handcuffs, members of the luxury building's owners association tell NPR. An incident on Tuesday was the first violent confrontation, but just the latest move in a series of acrimonious standoffs between The Trump Organization and hotel-condo owners who want to fire President Trump's company as manager of the 70-story luxury high-rise.

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  10. UNR Professor Argues Wild Horses Hurting Nevada's EcosystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Wild horses that have been captured from U.S. rangeland stand in a holding pen Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro Center in Palomino Valley about 20 miles north of Reno, Nev. Wild horse advocates are up in arms over President Donald Trump's budget proposal to allow the sale of mustangs rounded up on the Western range to be sold for slaughter.

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  11. Work Begins On Reno Arch RenovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The Reno Gazette-Journal reports workers began painting the "RENO" portion of the arch Monday in the first of several phases. After repainting both sides of the sign, Yesco sign company also will replace the arch's dented gold metal with brushed stainless steel wrappings.

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  12. 3 Sentenced For Trafficking Guns From Nevada To CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Federal officials say three people have been sentenced in illegally buying firearms in Nevada and selling them in Northern California. The U.S. Department of Justice says 27-year-old Richard Straight, of Oakland, 26-year-old Jenna Allec, of Oakland and 32-year-old Kenneth Lee Kemp, of Elko, Nevada, pleaded guilty in September in exchange for shorter sentences.

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  13. Cats Being Flown To Nevada From California In Fire AftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Animal welfare groups aim to provide new homes in Nevada for dozens of cats being transported from California to free up space in shelters in that state for other animals made homeless due to wildfires. Nevada Humane Society spokesman Kimberly Wade says over 50 cats will arrive Sunday in Reno, Nevada, after arriving from Ventura, California, on a Wings of Rescue flight.

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  14. The SextonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The Sextones are a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Fronted by the charismatic and soulful vocalist Mark Sexton - The Sextones' sound is a tip of the hat to the days of Tower of Power and Stevie Wonder while actively forging the path for a new generation of soul and funk.

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  15. 3 Officers Involved In Shooting Of Reno GunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Three northern Nevada law officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while police investigate their involvement in the fatal shooting of a Reno gunman who opened fire on a downtown street from a high-rise condominium. Police in the neighboring city of Sparks are leading the investigation into the officer-involved shooting under regional law enforcement protocols.

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  16. Reno, Sparks City Councilmen Skeptical About New High School CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Reno and Sparks city council members say the Washoe County School District is not being honest about its building plans for a new high school.

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  17. Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Denies Any Knowledge Of Plans To Commit ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    In a statement read by her attorney, Marilou Danley acknowledged that 64-year-old Stephen Paddock purchased her a ticket to the Philippines so she could visit her family there. Danley's statement also mentioned wired funds, which were meant to help her buy a home there, which Danley took to mean Paddock was going to break up with her.

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  18. FBI Hopes Paddock's Girlfriend Can Provide Insight Into Las Vegas AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    As authorities began investigating the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, Marilou Danley quickly became someone they wanted to talk to. Stephen Paddock had been identified as the person who opened fire on the crowded country music concert.

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  19. Out Of The Gate, Tesla Stumbles On Its Mass-Market CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Citing "production bottlenecks," Tesla reported this week that it delivered only 220 Model 3 sedans and produced 260 in September. That's far below some pretty ambitious goals set out by its CEO, Elon Musk.

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  20. Washoe Co. School District Expected To Get 3 New SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Construction of two new middle schools is scheduled to start in December and groundbreaking for a new elementary school is planned in the spring - if all goes as expected for the Washoe County School District. The panel is expected to recommend approval of $200 million for middle schools in Spanish Springs and Sun Valley, along with an elementary school in south Reno.

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