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Geothermal Co. opens doors to Reno, Reid
Sen. Reid touts renewables as geothermal company moves headquarters to Reno
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Sheriff’s deputies take pay cut
While Washoe County Sheriff’s deputies will notice a leaner department and a decrease in their paychecks this year, representatives in public safety hope the changes will be unnoticeable to the average law-abiding local.
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Board of Health considers changes to animal-resistant contai...
Washoe County Board of Health hopes to stop bears and makes plans for Prescription Drug Round-up Day.
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School board to ask Legislature to look at longer teacher pr...
The Washoe County School District will send two bill draft requests to the Nevada Legislature this year in an effort to change teachers’ probationary period from one year to three years and to add the term “gross misconduct” to the language in the Nevada Revised Statutes to the Legislative Counsel Bureau. The requests are due by Sept. 1.
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Victorian Square shooting victim dies from injuries
A man who was shot four times during a bar fight in May has died from his wounds. Police said 40-year-old Anthony Pulice and Jerald Rey Costa Jr. were arguing on May 9 at Paddy and Irene’s Irish Pub on Victorian Avenue when Costa pulled out a handgun, shooting Pulice four times in the chest, neck and arm.
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No mercy for drunk drivers
A no-mercy rule has been implemented for those driving under the influence this Labor Day weekend in the city of Sparks.
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For the Children
Washoe family judge Schumacher appointed to federal council for delinquent youth.
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More egg recalls in Nevada, California
Eggs sold to a specialty market with stores in California and Nevada are being added to a nationwide recall.
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Hot August Nights wants agreement
Reno City Council to discuss HAN contract today.
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RTC: Vista residents who want sound walls will be getting them
About 50 homeowners in northeast Sparks soon will have relief from traffic-induced noise along the busy Vista Boulevard, project managers from the Regional Transportation Commission said Tuesday.
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A Street house is a foreclosed home
A torched and trash-ridden A Street house that was thought to be abandoned now has captured the attention of both a long-lost relative as well as a subsidiary of Bank of America.
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School district is in strong pursuit of EduJobs funding
The Washoe County School District is moving forward aggressively to pursue funding from President Barack Obama’s EduJobs bill, part of which is a $10 billion effort to save schoolteachers’ positions.
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Reno teen gets 25 years prison in homeless death
A Reno teenager who fatally beat a homeless man last summer then stole his portable radio, cigarettes and spare change has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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Sparks proceeds with request for police sales tax
City Council gets ready for the upcoming 2011 legislative session
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Striking!
Sparks resident wins Great Nevada Picture Hunt
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RTC weighs the realities of rail
Feasibility, cost are factors pondered for use in Reno, Sparks
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New local Toastmasters club helps professionals with public ...
SPARKS — Kris Riley faced her fear of public speaking when she joined the Washoe Express Toastmasters club three years ago. “I didn’t like being afraid of public speaking,” she said. “I’d have to speak at a business meeting or testify in court, so I knew (being able to talk in front of large groups) would be an asset to me.” Riley, the supervising guardian case manager for Washoe County’s Public Guardian office, said her experiences with the T...
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Nevada OKs natural gas-diesel alt fuel combination
RENO — A Sparks refinery that produces a cleaner-burning, more efficient fuel made from a combination of low-sulfur diesel and natural gas has become the first of its kind in Nevada to win approval from state environmental regulators. GDiesel, produced by the Reno-based Advanced Refining Concepts, received formal certification last week for the state's alternative fuels program, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection spokesman Vinson Guth...
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Raising Bain
Family with 12 adopted kids premiers documentary today.
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