Updated: 04/20/2005 - There's help out those trying to own their first home, or get their credit back on track. News Channel Eight Daybreak helps you ask the expert.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - The Reno area is becoming more and more diverse. So much so...that now some educators feel there is a need to better prepare non-english speaking children in our area...for kindergarten. State educators have asked the Assembly for 175-thousand dollars to launch a program to help non-english speaking four year olds the summer before they start kindergarten. 50-thousand dollars of that money would go toward helping children here in Washoe County.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - A University Professor who has long been at odds with the school's administration is fighting for his job today. Doctor Hussein Hussein has accused the University of neglecting and abusing animals at its experimental farm.
Updated: 04/19/2005 - more than one billion catholics around the world have a new leader tonight. The college of cardinals today picked cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany as the 265th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. He will be known as pope benedict the sixteenth
Updated: 04/18/2005 - The commitments keep rolling in for the Wolf Pack men's basketball team Less than a week after landing juco star Demarshay Johnson from California, Nevada will now have a little foreign flavor on the roster as well...
Updated: 04/18/2005 - Local Target stores are pulling some cold medicines off shelves. The action is an effort to stop the growing methamphetamine problem in our area. Pseudophedrine is the key ingredient for meth. It's used to make the drug in make-shift labs...which have been popping up ALL over the Reno/Sparks area. Now taget is pulling cold medicine with that ingredient from store shelves.
Updated: 04/17/2005 - Marc Klaas formed the KlaasKids Foundation shortly after his daughter's disappearance. Though her story ended tragically, Klaas has dedicated much of his life to help others share his grief.
Updated: 04/17/2005 - Winans Furniture, a locally owned and operated store, is getting ready to close its doors after 40 years of service in the community.
Updated: 04/14/2005 - After putting up 50 wins in two seasons the Wolf Pack men's basketball team is in the mix for a ton of highly regarded recruits and tonight, one of those recruits chose the Pack over everyone else.
Updated: 04/15/2005 - Recycling the weapons of war. With another round of closings of military bases due shortly, a northern Nevada base is taking on a new mission...and planning for the future. The Hawthorne Army Ammunition Depot will be recycling bombs left by Top Gun training at Fallon. Along with any target vehicles....old tanks or personnel carriers....that may be there.
Updated: 04/14/2005 - A new bankruptcy bill is on it's way to the President, which means sweeping changes in how people can declare bankruptcy.
Updated: 04/13/2005 - Building a home in the Tahoe basin is a dream for a lot of folks... But getting the permits to build can be a nightmare. Hopeful homebuilders in Placer County had to trust to the luck of a lottery today.
Updated: 04/13/2005 - Thursdaymorning, the Nevada Senate Judiciary Committee will decide the fate of a bill that would change child custody laws in Nevada. SB109 would establish the presumption that barring evidence to the contrary joint custody is in the best interests of the child. Some parents' groups say that process only promotes a struggle that alienates parents and children. They say changing the law will save a lot of heartache.
Updated: 04/13/2005 - The people of Wisconsin are considering a proposal to legalize the hunting of feral cats, much to the disgust of cat-lovers and animal-rights groups in general.
Updated: 04/13/2005 - Schools in Clark County, Nevada, are facing the possibility of losing school police officers because of budget cuts. Today at the state capitol, the Assembly government affairs committee looked at a possible solution.
Updated: 04/12/2005 - Clean and Green starts this Saturday and runs through Saturday April 23. It's a time to clear out the cobwebs and clutter piled up over the winter, but it's also a good time for a home safety inspection.