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Wildcreek Sale?

Updated: 05/06/2005 - Developers want to turn the Wildcreek golf course in Sparks into residential housing.

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A Dangerous Legacy

Updated: 05/06/2005 - Navy divers are removing a potentially dangerous legacy of World War II .rockets and other ammunition left in the lake 60 years ago.

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Teen Moms

Updated: 05/05/2005 - The likelihood of a teenager graduating high school decreases considerably after they have a baby. In Nevada, only 50-percent of those students graduate compared to 86-percent of those in the Teen Success program with Planned Parenthood.

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Tasers - Safe or Deadly?

Updated: 05/05/2005 - Are taser guns really an alternative to lethal force? Reno Police say absolutely, but there are some who worry that tasers are also taking lives.

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Rebate Debate

Governor Kenny Guinn

Updated: 05/05/2005 - Governor Guinn says the legislature has enough money to fund his budget with millions left over for other programs. He says it's up to the lawmakers to decide what to do with some of the surplus, but he's insisting some of it go back to the public.

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Policing the Sprawl

Updated: 05/04/2005 - The police department and local neighborhood advisory boards have been pleading for more officers and substations located across the city. However, the initial city budget does not include any funding for more police officers.

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Harry Reid on Homeland Security

Updated: 05/04/2005 - Over the past two days, we've looked at how your homeland security dollars are being spent, and if they're being distributed fairly. One of the Senate's most powerful leaders...is now sounding off about how much money Nevada is getting to fight terrorism.

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Marked Mosquitos

Updated: 05/04/2005 - As soon as the temperatures rises here in Northern Nevada you can bet mosquito season won't be far behind. For the first time the government says consumers can feel comfortable using more than one kind of mosquito repellant.

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New Quarter Vote

Updated: 05/05/2005 - The final options for the new Nevada state quarter were revealed today in Carson City. A two year process and five hundred design entries have culminated in five designs that await your vote.

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Sparks Soldier To Come Home For Burial

Updated: 05/04/2005 - Sparks soldier 31-year old Army Sergeant Eric Wayne Morris died in an attack last Thursday. He once attended high school in Sparks, and listed that city as his hometown.

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Political Faith

Updated: 05/04/2005 - Religion continues to surface in political debates across the country, and now a group of local Democrats is joining in. At a community meeting, party members invited religious leaders to talk about the growing role that faith plays in today's political world.

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Weighty Issue

Updated: 05/03/2005 - A weighty issue is on the table at a casino in Atlantic City. Cocktail waitresses at New Jersey's Borgata Casino could be fired if they don't adhere to a weight-limit policy. In Reno and Sparks, cocktail waitresses are considered brand ambassadors for casinos and therefore, appearance at varying degrees is taken into consideration.

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Who's More Secure

Updated: 05/03/2005 - Last night in the first part of our special report "Who's More Secure," Nevada lawmakers are critical of the way homeland security dollars are distributed. Tonight, we'll look at some of the equipment being bought...which is raising the eyebrows of even some congressional leaders.

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Rising Gang Violence

Updated: 05/03/2005 - Two recent shootings and more than 20 violent crimes in the past couple months have law enforcement working overtime to monitor gang activity here in the Reno area. With the weather warming up and school year drawing to a close....the 21 members of the "Regional Gang Unit" are stepping up their efforts.

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Happy Ending To Missing Toddler Case

Updated: 05/02/2005 - Search teams were called off and a missing little girl was back home. Sunday afternoon seven-year old Andreana Alvarado disappeared from her family's front yard. After several stressful hours for her family and neighbors, the little girl was found sleeping just a few feet from where everyone was searching.

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Charges Dismissed

University of Nevada, Reno

Updated: 05/02/2005 - The president of the University of Nevada, Reno has dismissed misconduct charges brought against a professor who triggered a federal investigation of alleged abuse of UNR research animals.

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The Solace Tree

Updated: 05/03/2005 - The Solace Tree - Providing support , hope and assistance to children, adolescents, parents and caregivers. Offering healthy ways to deal with grief during difficult times. 775-324-7723.

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Solider Killed

Nevada Soldier Lost

Updated: 05/02/2005 - A soldier-- with roots in the Truckee Meadows-- has been killed in Iraq. 31-year old Army Sergeant Eric Morris was killed on April 28th, when a bomb exploded near his military vehicle.

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Coach Arrested For Sexual Assault

Updated: 05/02/2005 - A Washoe County school district coach has been arrested on two charges of sexual misconduct with a student. The suspect is identified as 40 year old James Marquez. He is now being held on a fourteen thousand dollar bail. Newschannel 8's Kara Tsuboi looks how the district screens these people.

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30 Year Anniversary of Fall of Saigon

Updated: 04/30/2005 - Thirty years ago, the United States withdrew the the last of our troops from Vietnam, as the communists took over the country and renamed its capitol.

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Driving Blind

Updated: 04/29/2005 - More than a dozen children were killed just this month because of cars backing over them. But, even more are sent to the hospital with injurines because they get in a driver's blind spot and get hit.

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Rising Bus Fares

Updated: 04/29/2005 - If you ride the bus, get ready to spend more money. The Regional Transportation Commission -- or RTC -- has proposed increasing bus fares up to ten percent.

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Green Grass

Updated: 04/28/2005 - Record snowfall and a rainy spring nourish new and old growth, especially the cheat grass. But, this green is about to go away.

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Floods and Fires

Updated: 04/27/2005 - Heavy rain tested the steep hillside where fire raged a year ago taking out much of the vegetation and stability.

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