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Updated: 10/28/2007 - The sentencing of Joanna Plants, 18, who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder of her stepmother, Ginger Plants, 42, at the family's Fallon home earlier this year has been postponed until Dec. 4 at 1 p.m.
Updated: 10/28/2007 - When is Nevada Day? Nevada became a state (admitted to the Union) October 31, 1864, so Nevada Day is October 31st of each year. However, with the passage of AB396 by the 1997 Nevada State Legislature, Nevada voters, on November 3, 1998 advised the 1999 legislature they wanted to celebrate Nevada Day on the "last" Friday in October beginning in 2000. The legislature, after much heated debate, complied.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - The Wolf Pack football team got back to the .500 mark on Saturday, beating the Idaho Vandals 37-21. The win improves the Pack's record to 4-4 overall and 2-2 in the WAC.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - Two men were treated and released from the hospital after a stabbing about 2:20 a.m. Saturday, the Reno Police Department reported
Updated: 10/28/2007 - Thousands of tailgaters packed into Qualcomm Stadium's parking lot Sunday, replacing the cars and camping tents that housed wildfire evacuees all week with a field of blue-and-yellow Chargers sunshades.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - California officials have completed the grim task of collecting fish killed in last month's poisoning of a Sierra Nevada lake to exterminate the northern pike.
Updated: 10/27/2007 - We asked Kolo 8 viewer's to send us some ghost stories and here are a few of them.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - The purpose of the open burn period is to provide residents an opportunity to dispose of accumulations of weeds and yard debris.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - The deployment of Nevada inmates to other states may only be authorized by the governor.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - This morning Barack Obama campaign supporters and volunteers gathered in Carson City to celebrate Nevada Day.
Updated: 10/28/2007 - The “All High School Fall Ball” will be the largest high school dance ever produced in Northern Nevada. More than 2,000 teenagers from our area are expected to attend.
Updated: 10/27/2007 - Biologists at the University of Utah have engineered worms that are attracted to worms of the same sex, bolstering evidence that sexual orientation may be hard-wired in the brain.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - Gov. Jim Gibbons has been asked to testify at a key U.S. Senate committee hearing on Yucca Mountain next week.
Posted: 10/27/2007 - Apple Inc. is putting its foot down about the business of selling iPhones.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - Some Nevada basketball fans are upset that ticket prices are going up this season and even more upset that the school is eliminating all general admission seating.
Updated: 10/26/2007 - Governor Gibbons released the following statement commemorating Nevada Day:
Posted: 10/26/2007 - The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has dispatched four engines and six additional personnel since Tuesday to assist on Southern California’s wildfires.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - Many students and parents are rallying behind a popular high school drama teacher who is appealing his dismissal over allegations that he touched a male student.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - Nevada Senate Majority Leader Bill Raggio says Gov. Jim Gibbons should not immediately cut university, mental health and child welfare spending and wait for the Legislature's consent before reducing state government agency budgets.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - F-B-I agents remain mum on why they raided the Reno home of brothel owner and Hells Angels leader David Burgess.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - The El Dorado County Department of Environmental Management announced the completion of the Angora Fire hazard tree removal program. Under the program, 8,511 tons of hazard trees were removed from over 400 non-federal, non-state owned lots in the burn area.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - We'd like to congratulate the grand prize winner of our month-long kolo kickoff grillathon.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - A lawyer for a Reno doctor accused of trafficking illegal human growth hormone to patients is trying to force Nevada first lady Dawn Gibbons to testify in a federal trial that he claims stems from a politically motivated prosecution.
Posted: 10/26/2007 - A proposal to allow for privatized toll roads as a way to help reduce a huge funding shortfall for Nevada highway projects died in the Legislature earlier this year - but lawmakers already are working on the idea for the 2009 session.