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Reno Greek students win TVs in NNCCF fundraiser
One sorority, one fraternity awarded for helping with coin drive
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Think you have all your property? Think again
For everything from silver bars to Elvis memorabilia to $1, state treasurer is on the hunt for owners
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How It Feels In Her Heels
Men and women walk in heels at Mackay Stadium for sexual assault awareness
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Sandoval: Arizona immigration law not needed in Nevada
Governor angered Hispanics when he supported the law as a candidate for office
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Four arrested in prostitution operation
RENO — Four women were arrested Friday after an undercover prostitution sting in downtown. Arrested for solicitation for prostitution were Veronica Gonzalez, 39, from Reno; Shawnee Millage, 23, from Sacramento, Calif.; Timiya Burnett, 21, from Sacramento; and Chrystine Johnson, 22, from Fort Wayne, Ind. This operation was in response to several complaints received by downtown businesses. Issued misdemeanor citations for solicitation for prosti...
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Deadly Reno fire likely accidental 
RENO — A deadly blaze that killed an elderly woman and burned five square miles south of Reno was caused by improper disposal of fireplace ashes and was most likely accidental, fire investigators concluded. Lyle Teuscher, 58, told investigators he had disposed of the ashes in a metal trailer outside his Washoe Drive home about four days before the Jan. 19 fire erupted. According to the Reno Gazette-Journal, Teuscher said he always checked the ...
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Reno roller rink goes viral
RENO — A commercial going viral on YouTube tells kids to say “no” to crack and “yes” to a Reno roller rink. The 90-second spot was developed free for Roller Kingdom by comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, who create campaigns for quirky local businesses as part of their “Commercial Kings” TV show. The commercial had nearly 240,000 views on YouTube by midday Friday, four days after it was posted online. “I’m kind of an out-of-the-box guy ...
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Union Pacific Food Drive
Tammy Cantrelle-Smith, Mountain America Credit Union Branch Manager and Tracy King an Operational Supervisor were busy this week volunteering with the 1st Annual Union Pacific Food Drive. The food drive to aid the Northern Nevada Food Bank had received over $11,000 in monetary and food donations. Lisa Lawson Starks, Director of Public Affairs with Union Pacific Railroad presents Joselyn Lantrip, Marketing Director and Media Outreach with the F...
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Nevada’s Millennium Scholarship loses luster
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s Millennium Scholarship doesn’t go nearly as far these days as it once did to help eligible high school students attend college, education officials told state legislators. When the program began in 2000, the $2,400 scholarship covered a student’s annual in-state tuition and fees, Crystal Abba, vice chancellor at the Nevada System of Higher Education, told members of the Legislature’s Interim Education Committee. Today, t...
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Local artwork will adorn RTC bus stop
RTC introduces first of many bus stop murals coming to Truckee Meadows
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‘The more you practice, the better you get’
County, Renown emergency teams mobilize in real-time drill
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Union Pacific makes tracks for 40-ton food drive today
SPARKS — Union Pacific Railroad in Sparks and the Food Bank of Northern Nevada will help raise food for the many people in need in northern Nevada through 6 p.m. today at the Union Pacific Railroad facility at One South Pyramid Way. Union Pacific is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year and decided to hold the event to commemorate its years of service and give back to the community, according to the company. The company is holding a “Rai...
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Nevada taxable sales up 10.2 percent
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s taxable sales in February jumped 10.2 percent from the same month last year as residents reached into their wallets to buy big-ticket items like vehicles and home furnishings, the Department of Taxation reported Thursday. Many sectors reported double-digit increases, and the report marked the 20th straight month of sales gains that began in July 2010 when the Great Recession started to ease its chokehold on Nevada’s econ...
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Inmate who spent decades on Nev. death row dies
Robert Farmer was convicted of armed robbery, kidnapping in Washoe County and murder in Las Vegas
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They CARE About Jazz
John Graham and Jean Driver were brought together by a love of performing in a style that is fading in time
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Fireball remnants likely in California
Explosion over the weekend had force one-third of A-bomb dropped on Hiroshima
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2 from Washoe County named state principals of the year
High school and middle school chiefs now in the running for national recognition
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Fighting substance abuse in Nevada
Guest editorial by Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto and Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson.
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