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  1. Public invited to Jerry Tarkanian Tribute At UNLV ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KOLO-TV Reno

    The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is hosting a public tribute to the Runnin' Rebels former basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian. University officials have said the tribute starting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas & Mack Center arena will be free and there will be no reserved seating.

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  2. Galena Boys, Manogue Girls Lose in State SemifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Both the Galena boys and Bishop Manogue girls came up one game short of reaching the state basketball finals in Las Vegas. Galena fell to Bishop Gorman, 75-41 in the boys semifinals.

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  3. Nevada Gambling Regulators Sign Off on Olympic BettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green. Nevada gambling regulators voted Thursday to allow the state's sports books to offer bets on the Olympics for the first time in years.

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  4. Regulators OK Merger Between IGT, Lottery OperatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Nevada gambling regulators say a $6.4 billion merger between an Italian lottery operator and U.S. slot machine maker can move ahead. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the deal between Italy's Gtech and Las Vegas-based International Game Technology, or IGT, at a Thursday meeting with one commissioner abstaining.

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  5. Culinary Students Competing in Statewide CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The culinary students at the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology are already familiar with working under pressure. They're constantly being put to the test throughout their high school career, whether it's running the campus bakery during the week or operating a restaurant that's open to the public several times a month.

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  6. Possible Changes to downtown Virginia StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Reno City Council voted on Wednesday to explore closing Virginia Street from the Truckee River to Fourth street to create a pedestrian mall. "We're going to have a restricted traffic pattern on Virginia Street during the bridge construction and for years people have talked about the look of Virginia Street as a pedestrian mall," Councilman Paul McKenzie said.

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  7. Bishop Manogue in Search of First D-I Girls ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Miners upset perennial power Reno to win the Northern Championship on Saturday, winning 57-46. The Huskies were the two-time defending state champions, and the one team that Manogue had zeroed in on since the end of last season.

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  8. Robbery a Constant Threat for CabbiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A cab driver burglary on Monday and the announcement of an arrest in a cabbie murder from November are calling attention to the danger of the profession. Onboard cameras are generally thought to improve driver safety, but Monday's incident showed that is not always the case.

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  9. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Announced for May 2ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online.

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  10. Police Say Suspect Bragged About Road Rage KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A police report says the suspect in the road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother boasted to friends about the shooting and fired 22 shots from a semiautomatic handgun outside the victim's home. The report released Friday sheds new light on the violent encounter between suspect Erich Nowsch Jr. and victim Tammy Meyers and her son Brandon Meyers last week.

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  11. Carson, Galena Advance to Northern Championship GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Carson high school senior hit a jump shot with 1.7 seconds to go in double overtime, as the Senators eliminated Bishop Manogue 61-60 in a thriller. The Grizzlies beat Spanish Springs 46-31 in the other semifinal.

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  12. What to do in a Road Rage SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KOLO-TV Reno

    On Thursday police identified a suspect involved in the road rage-related death of a Las Vegas woman. 19-year-old Erich Nowsch is facing murder charges in the death of 44-year-old Tammy Meyers.

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  13. Police Arrest Suspect in Vegas Road Rage KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Police say a suspect has been arrested in a road-rage shootout that killed a Las Vegas mother of four. Police Capt.

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  14. Vegas Honors Jerry TarkanianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Las Vegas Strip dimmed its lights late Wednesday night to honor legendary University of Nevada, Las Vegas men's basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian who died Feb. 11 at the age of 84. The major Las Vegas Strip casino-hotels plus a few off-Strip properties and local casinos dimmed their exteriors for three minutes starting at 10:30 p.m. PST. One by one the Las Vegas Strip's casinos and downtown Las Vegas shut off their lights for a few minutes, leaving ghostly shapes of buildings from a distance.

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  15. Lawmaker Criticized For 'Hot Little Girls' And Guns CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Las Vegas Republican came under fire from Assembly leaders and women's groups after she was quoted in the New York Times as saying "hot little girls" need concealed weapons to defend themselves from rapists. The Nevada Women's Lobby and Democratic Assembly Minority Leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick issued statements against Fiore's comments, calling them unrepresentative of rape victims and objectifying of women.

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  16. Police: Vegas Mom and Son Searched for Car Before ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Police now say a Las Vegas mother killed in a road rage shooting last week got in her car with her gun-toting adult son and drove around their neighborhood looking for the assailant who ended up fatally wounding her. Lt. Ray Steiber told reporters Tuesday that no suspects have been identified in Tammy Meyers' shooting late last Thursday in a residential cul-de-sac west of the Strip.

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  17. Vegas Tourism Agency May Buy Riviera for Up to $191MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KOLO-TV Reno

    Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority officials want to spend up to $191 million to buy the Riviera hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

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  18. Strip Lights to Dim for Late UNLV Coach TarkanianRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The lights of the Las Vegas Strip are expected to dim this week for late University of Nevada, Las Vegas basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, an honor bestowed only several other times since 1963 for the likes of Elvis, Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Several Strip casinos have agreed to dim their bulbs at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday for a few minutes for the Hall of Fame coach following a UNLV basketball home game.

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  19. Changes to Public Employee Retirement Board Meet ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A bill changing the makeup of Nevada's public employee retirement board has met stiff opposition from Democrats and union representatives. Republican Assemblyman Randy Kirner introduced AB3, which would bring the number of board members from seven to nine, and specify that three members must be non-public employees.

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  20. Woman Dies After Apparent Road-Rage Attack in Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KOLO-TV Reno

    A 44-year-old woman has died after being shot in the head in an apparent road-rage attack outside her home in Las Vegas. Police say the mother of four gave her 14-year-old daughter a driving lesson in a nearby school parking lot and was driving back home when she had a near-collision with another vehicle Thursday night.

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