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Hidden Charges on Your Phone Bill

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Imagine opening your phone bill to find charges of $40.00 or more for something completely unrelated to your phone service. That’s what happened to Sparks resident Lillian Johansen. AT&T is her service provider for cable, internet, and television. As a senior on a fixed income, she hoped the package deal would help her save money. Instead, she was shocked to discover charges on her bill from companies she didn't recognize.

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Graduate Finds No Job, Cycles Across U-S Instead

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Graduating from Arizona State, Adnrew Samuelsen found jobs scarce, so he';s cycline across the U-S instead, but his trip is more than a youthful adventure.

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Operation Joining Forces

Posted: 07/25/2009 - Reno and Sparks are two communities here in Northern Nevada looking to bring down the number of pedestrian fatalities. Carson City too will be involved in what’s being called operation “Joining Forces.”

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Builder Asked to Cover Firefighting Costs in Reno

Posted: 07/24/2009 - Washoe County officials are seeking more than $1 million from a developer to cover firefighting costs for a 2007 wildfire in Reno that investigators said was sparked by the builder's equipment.

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Obama Calls White Policeman Who Arrested Scholar

Posted: 07/24/2009 - Trying to tamp down an uproar over race, President Barack Obama said Friday he used an unfortunate choice of words in commenting on the arrest of black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and could have "calibrated those words differently."

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NV Governor Wants 'Stimulus Czar'

Posted: 07/24/2009 - Gov. Jim Gibbons wants to use more than $500,000 in state contingency funds to hire a "stimulus czar" and pay for other measures to oversee the more than $2 billion in federal stimulus funds flowing into Nevada.

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Woman Drowns in Canal Near Fallon

Posted: 07/24/2009 - A woman drowned in the T-Line canal outside of Fallon Thursday night. 28-year-old Carmel Chandler was trying to recover her ATV in the canal when she was swept away.

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Reid Amends Disclosure Reports

Posted: 07/24/2009 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed 42 pages worth of amended financial disclosure reports Thursday for the years 2000 through 2006 to more fully account for a land deal in Las Vegas and to more accurately reflect the value of some other properties he owns.

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Basque Festival Takes Over Wingfield Park

Posted: 07/24/2009 - The North American Basque Organization is hosting its 30th Anniversary Festival Saturday, July 25 and 26th. The Reno Basque Festival is being held downtown in Wingfield park. It's part of Artown's month-long celebration and is free to the public.

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Governor Protests Federal 'Blacklist'

Updated: 07/24/2009 - Gov. Jim Gibbons says he's angered by a reported "blacklist" of Nevada and other tourism-dependent locations by some federal agencies when they're deciding on conference locations around the country.

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Kids' Baseball Gets New Life

Updated: 07/24/2009 - The annual Junior Giants program in Sparks is a baseball league for kids age 7-11. It's an activity that was nearly discontinued for this year.

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Reid Says Anti-Nevada Memos are from Bush Years

Updated: 07/24/2009 - As KOLO 8 News Now has reported, Governor Jim Gibbons is upset with the Obama administration for blacklisting Nevada when it comes to states that are okay to hold conventions for federal agencies. Now, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada says... not so fast.

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Drivers' Edge Takes Teen Driving to the Next Level

Updated: 07/24/2009 - Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of Nevada teens. With that statistic in mind, Drivers' Edge has brought their potentially life saving driving instruction program back to Reno for the sixth time.

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Local Sailing Club Offers Lessons For The Disabled

Updated: 07/24/2009 - Every year, Sierra Nevada Community Sailing works with the city of Reno and Sparks recreation departments to offer adaptive sailing to the disabled. The program offers specialized boats, equipment and instruction.

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Prisons Seek to Jam Cell Phone Calls

Updated: 07/24/2009 - Cell phones in prison inmates hands pose a variety of threats. Twenty six states, including Nevada, are asking Congress to allow them to jam their signals.

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Extreme Makeover Mustang Edition P.1

Updated: 09/10/2009 - There will always be controversy as to how thousands of wild horses can exist in balance with other competing interest on Nevada’s rangeland. But there is another kind of balance, the kind between man and wild mustang. Specifically one woman's journey as she trains one mustang who will one day serve as an ambassador to his brethren out in the wild.

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3 NJ Mayors, Lawmakers Arrested in Corruption Case

Posted: 07/23/2009 - The mayors of three New Jersey cities, two state legislators and several rabbis were among more than 40 people arrested Thursday in a sweeping corruption investigation.

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Stay Away from Nevada?

Updated: 07/23/2009 - Some government agencies are avoiding holding conferences and meetings in resort destinations, according to the Wall Street Journal. That's created concerns cities like Reno and Las Vegas are being "blacklisted."

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