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  1. Driver dies after pulling car in front of AmtrakRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Passengers on an Amtrak train from Chicago to San Francisco were delayed after a car pulled onto the tracks resulting in a collision that killed the car's driver. Elko County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  2. Authorities Search for Suspected Car Thief in RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KTVN Reno

    Authorities are currently searching for a stolen vehicle suspect in the area of Sutro and Wells east of the University of Nevada. Washoe County Deputies, Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers and Reno Police officers are searching for 25-year-old Gavin Roberts after authorities say they pulled him over near Sutro Street and Timber Way, when Roberts ran off, around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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  3. Wells man arrested in alleged hatchet attack on girlfriendRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    Elko County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man accused of attacking his girlfriend with a hatchet at motel in Wells. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that 58-year-old Joseph Morrow of Wells has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon and domestic battery.

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  4. BLM seeks comment on proposed open pit gold mine near WellsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a final environmental impact statement for a proposed open pit gold mine. Newmont Mining Corp.'s Long Canyon Mine project would involve about 1,600 acres of public land on the east side of Pequop Mountains, about 30 miles east of Wells in Elko County.

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  5. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    As lawmakers consider changes to education policy, one local group will be working hard to convince them to focus more on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The Nevada STEM Coalition works to raise awareness and build support for a bigger emphasis on those subjects.

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  6. Programs Offered To Keep Kids Busy During Winter BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    Winter break is almost here for the Washoe County School District, and parents have some different options to keep their kids busy over the next three weeks. "They get to experience something that they probably don't experience anywhere else," said Debbie Melahn, Director of WCSD Community Education.

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  7. $100,000 Donation for New Discovery ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum got a big donation Thursday that will go toward the construction of a new gallery. Carson Tahoe Health donated $100,000 to fund the heart portion of the museum's new "Inside Out" exhibit which will be the first permanent addition to the museum since it opened in 2011.

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  8. Reno Philharmonic to Hold Free Family Concert SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    If you're a fan of classical music and are looking for something to do this weekend, the Reno Philharmonic is having free family concert on Saturday. The concert will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts - and is a continuation of Nevada's sesquicentennial celebration last month.

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  9. Report: Dangerous lab fires show lack of trainingRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    That's the recommendation Thursday from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, which reviewed three fires stemming from science demonstrations during the last two months. The incidents in Nevada, Colorado and Illinois inflicted burns on students and adults when methanol caught fire while educators attempted demonstrations.

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  10. Report: Dangerous lab fires show lack of trainingRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    Science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires, according to a recommendation Thursday from a federal board charged with investigating such accidents. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board reviewed three fires stemming from science demonstrations during the last two months.

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  11. OSHA issues 2 citations after Reno museum fireRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A Reno science museum was issued two citations after a tornado demonstration led to a flash fire that injured 13 people. Teri Williams, a spokeswoman for the Nevada Occupational Health and Safety Administration, said Monday each of the citations issued to the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum carries a penalty of $1,050.

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  12. OSHA Issues 2 Citations After Reno Discovery Museum FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    The Associated Press reports a Reno science museum has been issued two citations after a tornado demonstration last month led to a flash fire that injured 13 people. Spokeswoman Teri Williams of the Nevada Occupational Health and Safety Administration says each of the citations issued to the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum carries a penalty of $1,050.

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  13. More Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month. Educators and investigators say a surprising number of teachers lack the training required by law and don't know about standard safety measures that can dramatically lower the inherent dangers of hands-on experiments - experiments they say are vital to science education.

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