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Major Nevada Water-Pumping Decision Released

Posted: 04/17/2007 - A plan to pump billions of gallons of rural groundwater from a rural valley to Las Vegas was cut to less than half the requested amount and approved Monday by the state's water engineer.

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Inmate Escape

Posted: 04/16/2007 - Prison Officials are looking for an inmate who walked away from custody this afternoon near Carson City and may be in Reno. Authorities say Jahmal Patterson escaped from the Steward Conservation Camp around 1:40.

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Police car Rammed During High-Speed Chase Through Reno

Posted: 04/16/2007 - A 22-year-old man is under arrest following a high-speed chase on South Virginia Street in which a Reno police car was rammed. The pursuit began Saturday morning after a Reno officer saw a man run two red lights at an estimated speed of 70 miles an hour on South Virginia.

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2007 Nevada Legislature Starts 11th Week

Posted: 04/16/2007 - The 11th week of the 2007 Nevada Legislature opens tomorrow with hearings on measures dealing with the death penalty, medical care for indigents and the makeup of the state Environmental Commission.

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Protecting Pets from Traps

Posted: 04/16/2007 - A citizens' group, concerned after at least two dogs became caught in traps around Reno this past winter, is pressing state wildlife officials to prohibit trapping within 200 feet of designated hiking trails.

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Panel Decides to Tear Down Virginia Street Bridge

Posted: 04/16/2007 - A historic downtown Reno bridge should be torn down and replaced with a new bridge to enhance Truckee River flood control efforts, a coalition of local officials decided.

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One More Day to File Taxes

Updated: 04/16/2007 - This year's tax deadline has been extended by one day. You must have your taxes postmarked by midnight Tuesday evening.

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Gibbons First 100 Days

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Ever since Franklin D. Roosevelt, it has become customary to take stock of a politician's first 100 days in office. Here's what Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons' 100 days include: Four scandals or more. One criminal investigation. One $10,000 dress. And a possible $137 million budget shortfall.

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Breaking News

Updated: 04/13/2007 - Breaking News from the KOLO-8 Newsroom: Fire crews are battling a small fire on Peavine Mountain. The fire started about 5pm.

  • Firefighters are estimating it has burned between 5 and 10 acres
  • Fueled by grass and sagebrush
  • Burning in the Keystone Canyon area
  • Hand crews are on the scene
  • No homes are in danger

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Bookkeeper Accused of Embezzling $435,000

Posted: 04/13/2007 - A former bookkeeper at a Reno furniture store was arrested Friday on suspicion of embezzling more than $435,000 from the business over at least three years.

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Cashell Demands Local Workers for Resort Project

Updated: 04/13/2007 - Reno Mayor Bob Cashell says any contract for special financing to build a proposed indoor water park at Grand Sierra Resort will include a requirement that local contractors be used on the project.

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UNR Researcher to Study Mercury at Mines

Posted: 04/13/2007 - A researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno has been awarded a 250,000 dollar contract from the state to study mercury emissions from mining waste.

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Fire Destroys Truckee House Under Construction

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Fire officials in Truckee are investigating an early morning blaze that destroyed most of a home under construction in the Tahoe Donner subdivision.

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Two Dead in Carson City Shootings

Updated: 04/13/2007 - Carson City sheriff investigators say a state employee was shot to death by her ex-husband, who then killed himself in the parking lot outside a convenience store.

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Lawmakers Vote for Penalties for Teen Smokers

Updated: 04/12/2007 - The Nevada state Senate voted 14 to six to ban teen smoking. The bill would make it illegal for anyone under 18 to possess or use tobacco products.

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Body of Missing Reno Man Found

Updated: 04/13/2007 - The body of a missing Reno man has been found on an Indian reservation that straddles the Idaho-Nevada border. Elko county Sheriff Dale Lotspeich says the body of 58-year-old Peter Carl Braun was found Wednesday afternoon about 11 miles north of the Nevada border on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation.

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Reno Managers Gets Raise, Bonus

Posted: 04/12/2007 - The Reno City Council has approved a pay raise and bonus for City Manager Charles McNeely. The 7 percent raise brings McNeely's annual salary to 246,462 dollars.

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Storm Brings Snow to Sierra

Updated: 04/13/2007 - Chains or snow tires were required this morning in the Sierra and portions of northern Nevada. Snow fell overnight and into the pre-dawn hours, making some roads slick and icy during the morning commute around the Reno-Carson City area.

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Snow Advisory

Posted: 04/11/2007 - A snow advisory is in effect for the Lake Tahoe region through tomorrow morning. The National Weather Service says up to a foot of snow is possible at the higher elevations as a storm moves in from the Pacific.

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Mizpah Demolished After Fatal Fire

Posted: 04/10/2007 - What's left of the historic Mizpah Hotel in downtown Reno is being demolished. Much of the building was destroyed in the Halloween night arson fire that killed 12 people and injured dozens of others.

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One Dead, One Rescued from Plane Crash

Posted: 04/09/2007 - One person is dead and another is in the Renown ICU after an experimental aircraft crashed Sunday night in the Sierra near Round Lake.

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WCSD to Launch Dual-Language Pilot Program

Posted: 04/09/2007 - The Washoe County School District plans to launch a dual-language pilot program to help Spanish-speaking elementary school students. Local administrators cited a recent University of North Carolina study that found Spanish-speaking children become better adjusted in school if teachers speak some Spanish to them.

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