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Casino Clinic

Updated: 10/06/2006 - A health care clinic, inside a casino. Grand Sierra Resort officials say you couldn't ask for a better marketing tool to attract the best workers to Nevada.

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Thirst for Water

Updated: 10/06/2006 - Las Vegas needs water and Northern Nevada has it. The Southern Nevada Water Authority has applied for 125,000 acre feet of water from the Spring and Snake Valleys of White Pine County. But will they get what they want? And how will the largest water importation project in Nevada history effect Nevada and her people?

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Sparks City Attorney Recall

Posted: 10/05/2006 - Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams faces a recall effort launched by people who disagree with his decision to settle a lawsuit that allows the Lazy 8 neighborhood casino along Pyramid Highway.

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Congressional Ties

Updated: 10/05/2006 - Nevada Democrats say Congressional candidate, Dean Heller, is tied to former Reno radio host Eddie Floyd. Floyd was indicted earlier this year, on marijuana and money laundering charges.

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Plenty of Flu Shots Available

Posted: 10/04/2006 - More flu shots are available this year than ever before. However, new recommendations for children mean that supply is needed.

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School Lockdown

Updated: 10/05/2006 - Classes are expected to be back to normal today at Silver Stage High School in Silver Springs. That's one day after a note entitled "Ultimate Hit List" and naming 51 people as the targets prompted school and law enforcement officials to lock down the school between Carson City and Fallon for nearly six hours.

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Sparks Won't Revisit Lazy 8 Settlement

Posted: 10/04/2006 - The settlement of a lawsuit with the developers of the Lazy 8 casino apparently has finished the issue. Council member Ron Schmitt, who opposes both the casino and the settlement, had urged reconsideration.

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Tainted Spinach

Posted: 10/04/2006 - The FBI and Food and Drug Administration investigators are executing two search warrants today on troubled spinach growers in the Salinas Valley area. The US Attorney's Office for Northern California says there still is no indication that leaf spinach was deliberately or intentionally contaminated.

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Former Congresswoman Dies in Car Crash

Posted: 10/04/2006 - Former U.S. Rep. Helen Chenoweth-Hage, a Republican who held "endangered salmon bakes" and once accused federal agents of using black helicopter gunships, died Monday in a car crash, her daughter said. She was 68

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Mine Body Now a Murder Investigation

Updated: 10/05/2006 - The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is now treating this as homicide case based on the findings of an autopsy. The autopsy revealed that the body is that of a male, between the ages of 30 and 50. Positive identification of the body has not been determined and no further results are being released.

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Legalizing Marijuana

Updated: 10/03/2006 - This November Nevadans will decide whether to legalize use of a small amount amounts of marijuana, but you might be surprised to learn that religious leaders think it's a good idea.

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Hike For A Cure

Updated: 10/03/2006 - A mother is hiking across America with her daughter to help benefit the program that saved her life. Robin Grapa and Patty Laatsch's nine month charity trek is to raise awareness for bone marrow diseases.

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Wildlife Rehab

Posted: 10/03/2006 - Nevada wildlife officials have launched rehabilitation of critical wildlife habitat burned by this summer's devastating wildfires. The Nevada Department of Wildlife has enough cash on hand to rehabilitate about 70,000 acres of habitat.

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Washoe County Voting Information

Updated: 10/09/2006 - Washoe County Commissioners are making an effort to encourage voters to become more informed about the candidates in the upcoming elections. In addition to holding several candidate forums, Washoe County is providing a website for profile pages.

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Bush Speaks to Heller Fundraiser

Updated: 10/03/2006 - For the third time since he took office, President Bush paid a visit to Reno Monday afternoon. The primary purpose was to stump for Dean Heller, a candidate for US Congress. But the President also used his 25 minute speech to rally the Republican base and reiterate the party's core values.

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Anti-Bush Demonstrators Call for Change

Updated: 10/03/2006 - More than 50 people demonstrated near the Mercury Air Center, where the president expressed support for Republican Dean Heller Monday.

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Mack Attorney Files For Writ of Habeus Corpus

Updated: 10/02/2006 - Murder defendant Darren Mack's attorney Scott Freeman filed for a writ of habeus corpus, arguing both judicial error and insufficient evidence.

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Heller Fundraiser a Success

Updated: 10/03/2006 - The President's visit last night raised $325,000 for Republican Candidate Dean Heller. Bush arrived in Nevada Monday to campaign in a conservative congressional district long held by the GOP and was met with noisy protests from Democrats who think this is the year for reversing the trend.

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Augustine's Second Husband to be Exhumed

Updated: 10/02/2006 - The body of slain Nevada state Controller Kathy Augustine's second husband will be exhumed so police can investigate whether he was murdered.

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Prison Understaffing

Posted: 10/02/2006 - A new state report says understaffing in the 12-thousand-inmate state prison system has resulted in higher risks for prisoners, guards and the general public.

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Harrah's Offered Buyout

Updated: 10/02/2006 - Harrah's Entertainment Inc., the world's largest casino company, said Monday it has received a $15.05 billion offer for the company from private-equity firms Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group.

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Higgs Waives Extradition

Updated: 10/02/2006 - A man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Nevada state Controller Kathy Augustine, waived extradition Monday during a brief court appearance. Chaz Higgs, 42, was arrested Friday in Hampton, where he had been staying with relatives. He's accused of injecting Augustine, 50, with a lethal dose of muscle relaxant in July.

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Augustine Murder Investigation

Posted: 10/01/2006 - We continue to learn more tonight in the murder of state controller, Kathy Augustine. These developments come on the eve...of the first court appearance for her accused killer: her husband.

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Augustine Update

Posted: 09/30/2006 - The day after Reno police say the former state controller was murdered by her husband...Kathy Augustine's daughter is speaking out.

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Friday Night Sports Caravan - 9/29

Updated: 08/23/2007 - Week five of high school football mania in northern Nevada. Join NewsChannel 8's sports team as they bring you the region's most comprehensive scholastic gridiron action.

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