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  1. Man Transported to Hospital After Single Car AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    A man was transported to Renown Medical Center for treatment after a single car accident last night. Sparks Police responded to the area where East Glendale meets Meredith Way around 10:30 Tuesday.

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  2. Washoe county confirms 1st human case of West NileRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    County health officials said Tuesday the case involves a man over 50 who could have been bitten by a mosquito while recently traveling outside the county. However, they say they also confirmed that a sample of adult mosquitoes in the Spanish Springs/Kiley Ranch area on the northeast edge of Sparks recently tested positive for the virus.

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  3. Tesla Motors gigafactory plant could spur labor boomRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Construction of Tesla's multi-million-square-foot battery production plant at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center is expected to employ thousands of construction workers, and that could help rebuild a large portion of the cadre of skilled tradesmen who left the area through the recession. Construction employment in the Reno-Sparks metropolitan region stood at 11,400 in August, the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports.

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  4. Heritage Day in Oct. 11 in Heritage ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

    ... guests will enjoy a special Chautauqua Presentation by Dr. Michael Fischer as he portrays former Nevada Governor John Sparks," said Marco Caldana, chairman of the Douglas Republican Central Committee. "Our members volunteer their time and money ...

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  5. Missing Sparks woman found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    A Sparks woman is now back home after going missing for several days. Police say Brenda Hyatt was last seen around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the 2500 block of Stine Way.

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  6. John Doe in court for identity theftRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... to fill out an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) to gain employment from Granite Construction Company in Sparks, Nevada, knowing that said attestation was false. There will be 12 jurors in the trial, and one alternate. The government ...

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  7. Sparks Rail Yard open after possible hazmat leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    UPDATE: 7:08 a.m., 9/30/14 SPARKS, Nev. --The Sparks Railroad is open again after a possible hazardous material leak closed the yard as a precaution late Monday night.

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  8. Sierra Nevada Corporation to Introduce Dream Chaser(r) Global Project Spaceflight Program Sept. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... us at Facebook.com/SNCSpaceSystems. About Sierra Nevada Corporation Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, is one of America's fastest growing private companies based on its significant expansion and reputation for rapid, ...

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  9. Sparks Police Ask For Help Locating Missing WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVN Reno

    Officers say that Brenda Hyatt, 62, who resides on the 2500 Block of Stine Way in Sparks, was last seen the evening of September 28 around 4:30 p.m. Hyatt lives in a group home on Stine Way and went missing after she told her caregiver she was going downtown to Street Vibrations.

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  10. Sierra Nevada Corporation to Introduce Dream Chaser Global...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... us at Facebook.com/SNCSpaceSystems. About Sierra Nevada Corporation Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, is one of America's fastest growing private companies based on its significant expansion and reputation for rapid, ...

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVN Reno

    From hotel rooms to conventions, local business leaders are hoping for big things from Tesla. Chris Baum, President and CEO of the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, says he's already hearing about hotel bookings by people associated with the Tesla battery factory project.

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  12. BLET Third National Convention beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... and passenger rail systems across the United States. National Division Guide Matthew Parker, BLET Division 158 (Sparks, Nevada) and Chairman of the Nevada State Legislative Board, introduced National President Dennis R. Pierce. President Pierce then ...

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  13. Carson City Sheriff's Office participating in Thursday's Tip-A-Cop campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    Law enforcement officers from the Carson City Sheriff's Office will collect tips and help serve lunch and dinner as part of the Tip-A-Cop campaign for Special Olympics Nevada from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Applebee's in Carson City, Reno and Sparks. Special Olympics Nevada is a free year-round sports training and competition program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

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  14. Police: Child Luring Case Misunderstanding, is UnfoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTVN Reno

    Sparks Police say a man originally sought in a child luring case on Saturday was actually asking for directions to a restaurant.

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  15. Tesla plant could spur Northern Nevada labor boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    Construction of Tesla's multi-million-square-foot battery production plant at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center is expected to employ thousands of construction workers, and that could help rebuild a large portion of the cadre of skilled tradesmen who left the area through the recession. Construction employment in the Reno-Sparks metropolitan region stood at 11,400 in August, the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports.

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  16. Drought hits Lake Tahoe, drying up Truckee RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | USA Today

    ... alpine jewel into the Truckee River. Already, the river flowing through the northern Nevada metro area of Reno and Sparks is slowed to a trickle. Sun-bleached boulders protrude from sluggish waters like rounded bones. It's drought, now three years ...

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  17. SPD: Child luring incident unfoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | KRNV-TV Reno

    UPDATE: 9/29/14, 11:47 a.m. SPARKS, Nev. -- Sparks Police say the recent child luring incident was unfounded.

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  18. Drought: Tahoe will dip below its natural rim this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Reno Gazette-Journal

    ... drop so low no water will flow from the alpine jewel into the Truckee River. Already, the river flowing through Reno-Sparks is slowed to a trickle. Sun-bleached boulders protrude from sluggish waters like rounded bones. Three years of drought have ...

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  19. 2013 Chevrolet Silverado Rough Country Suspension Install - Roughing ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Four Wheeler

    ... extras like new struts or longer brake lines. The low cost left us enough money to head to Gilson Autobody in Sparks, Nevada, for the installation. In addition to being an autobody shop, Gilson has a full performance division, along with resources ...

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  20. Photo of Armed Robber - $1,500 Reward Offered for InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTVN Reno

    Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $1,500.00 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect wanted in connection to the Sparks robbery. A man wielding a hand-gun entered the Dad's Quick Mart on Sparks Blvd early this morning at 3:25 a.m. He demanded money from the clerk and left the store with an undisclosed amount of money.

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