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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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Police Investigate Deadly Stabbing

Posted: 04/09/2007 - One man is dead and another is behind bars following a stabbing outside a Reno bar and restaurant. Police say 59-year-old Karl Harper Fridrich and others were apparently drinking at a restaurant Sunday afternoon when he and another man began to argue.

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West Second Street Shooting

Posted: 04/09/2007 - Reno police are looking for witnesses to a double shooting near downtown Reno. Officers responded to the 100 block of West Second Street around 5:30 Easter morning on a report of gunshots.

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Pleasant Valley Fire

Updated: 05/09/2008 - A wildland fire in the Pleasant Valley area south of Reno is sending a plume of smoke high into the air that's clearly visible from the Reno-Sparks area. The size is estimated at about 75 acres and there's no wind to cause the flames to spread.

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Feud Between Adams, Sparks Officials Escalates

Posted: 04/06/2007 - The feud between the Sparks city attorney and city officials over whether the attorney should be elected or appointed has escalated after legislative testimony earlier this week.

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Harrah's Shareholders Approve Biggest Casino Buyout Ever

Posted: 04/06/2007 - Harrah's Entertainment shareholders approved a 17.1 billion dollar buyout by two private equity groups. Company officials say the deal approved this afternoon is the largest ever to take a publicly held casino company private.

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Nevada's All-Time Leading Scorer NBA-Bound

Updated: 04/11/2007 - Nevada's all-time leading scorer is leaving school to get a head start on the NBA's 2007 draft. Nick Fazekas is withdrawing and will not finish this semester.

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Reid Fields Criticism at VA Hospital

Updated: 04/06/2007 - Senator Harry Reid received some criticism about his stand on pulling US troops out of Iraq Thursday during his visit to a VA hospital in Reno. The Senate majority leader spent about an hour speaking and taking questions from about 80 veterans, doctors and others

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Gibbons Vacationed with Nevada Defense Contractors

Posted: 04/05/2007 - There's more information coming out about Governor Jim Gibbons' relationship with a Sparks defense contractor. Gibbons' lawyers have confirmed that the governor and his wife, Dawn Gibbons, vacationed in Turkey with the owners of the Sparks-based Sierra Nevada Corp. in 2000.

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Police Arrest 21-year-old in Nevada as Suspect in UI Slaying

Posted: 04/04/2007 - A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Nevada in the investigation into the weekend killing of a University of Idaho student. That's after police used telephone records from the victim's cell phone to track down the suspect.

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Measure Would Qualify Qbout 1,600 Prisoners for Release

Posted: 04/04/2007 - Prison officials say about 16-hundred lower-risk inmates would qualify for release from Nevada's overcrowded prisons if lawmakers back a bill that doubles the time credits inmates get for good behavior.

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Lawmakers Debate Cervical Cancer Vaccine Bill

Posted: 04/04/2007 - A Nevada Senate panel has been urged to approve a bill that would require certain Nevada health plans to cover Gardasil, a vaccine proven to prevent cervical cancer.

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