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California Home Sales Drop to 4-Year August Low

Posted: 09/11/2014 - The number of California homes sold in August fell to the lowest level in four years as a supply crunch pushed prices higher and kept homes out of reach for many buyers.

FEMA Wants At Least $5.8M in Sandy Aid Repaid

Posted: 09/10/2014 - When Superstorm Sandy hit nearly two years ago, the Federal Emergency Management Agency quickly sent out $1.4 billion to aid the hurricane's victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.

Five Things to Do Before Getting A New Phone

Posted: 09/10/2014 - After Tuesday's iPhone 6 announcement, many will be scrambling to the store to get their hands on a new phone, but what should you do with your old one? The experts are weighing in.

Apple Unveils Smartwatch and New iPhones

Updated: 09/10/2014 - Apple has unveiled a smartwatch -- a wearable device that marks the company's first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

US Gas Prices Fall, Extending Summer Decline

Posted: 09/07/2014 - A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.46, bringing the decline to 25 cents over the last 11 weeks.

Reno Police Warn of Recent Phone Scams

Posted: 09/05/2014 - Reno police say they have responded in recent weeks to an increasing number of reports of suspicious phone calls. The calls are from people claiming a loved one of the intended victim is in jail and the victim needs to send money to the caller for bail to have the family member released.

A Decision Made: Tesla Is Coming To Town

Updated: 09/03/2014 - Tesla Motors has selected Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

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