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  1. Things 2 Do This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | KTVN Reno

    ... The Beach Boys will be onstage at the MontBleu at 9 p.m. www.montbleuresort.com Spiritual Wellness expo at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center Path to Creativity The annual Reno Psychic Fair is this weekend at the convention center. Check their ...

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  2. Authorities arrest wanted fugitive in SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    According to a press release from Sparks police, a wanted fugitive was discovered in a Sparks motel and arrested on two outstanding warrants. Police say detectives both Sparks and Reno police departments spotted wanted fugitive Timothy Fonseca Thursday night, as he appeared to be staying in a room at the Aloha Motel at 255 N. McCarran Blvd. in Sparks.

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  3. Juvenile in custody after reportedly firing shots at man and his two young daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Sparks police tell News 4 a man and his two young daughters were put in great danger Thursday night when a group of six people confronted their vehicle and a 17-year-old among them reportedly fired shots. According to a press release from Sparks officials, a 25-year-old male victim was parked in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven store on 250 Pyramid Way.

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  4. News 4's Athlete of the Week: Molly GallagherRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... Along with carrying over a 200 score average on the lanes, Molly serves on the USBC Youth Committee of Reno-Sparks and for the state of Nevada. Gallagher is no stranger to hard work and credits her success to practice, practice -- and more practice. ...

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  5. Union Pacific begins to remove cars from train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    ... of track parallels U.S. Highway 95. The derailed cars came from the center of the train. Castillo said an engine from Sparks arrived Thursday morning to take 17 cars unaffected by the derailment back to the railroad yard. UP crews first arrived on ...

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  6. US agency abandoning Nevada mustang roundup for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Craig Downer, second from left, a wildlife ecologist for Protect Mustangs, speaks at a rally in Sparks, Nev., on Feb. 26, 2015, protesting plans to roundup hundreds of wild horses in Nevada and inject dozens of the mares with a drug, PZP, that prevents them from reproducing for two years. The Bureau of Land Management agreed Wednesday to abandon _ at least until fall _ the roundup planned southeast of Carson City after a federal judge issued an injunction last month temporarily blocking the gather.

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  7. Sparks PD investigates strong arm robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Sparks police say they responded to reports of a strong arm robbery Wednesday evening on I St. According to a press release from Sparks PD, officers responded to the 1000-block of I St. on reports of the robbery around 8:45 p.m. Officials say the victim reports he was walking in the area when he was attacked by two suspects. The suspects then demanded his wallet, and -- when he would not comply -- the suspects allegedly pushed the victim up against a fence and took the wallet.

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  8. Seen At 11: Seller Beware: Some Online Electronic Trade-In Sites Don't Deliver What They OfferRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... wanted his iPhone back, Caffarelli said the company told him it was too late. Cash for iPhones, which is located in Sparks, Nevada, is now under investigation by the Nevada Attorney General's Office. There are a number of electronic trade-in ...

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    ... traditional cigarettes," says Vapor Emporium co-owner Sally Rosen. Rosen co-owns two Vapor Emporium shops in Reno and Sparks and says she's seen firsthand how vaping has helped tobacco smokers quit traditional cigarettes. "They've tried the patches, ...

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  10. City of Reno Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    ... for the sale of the plant. Under the regulations, Washoe County is allowed 10 dispensaries: three in Reno, two in Sparks and five in unincorporated Washoe County. We wanted to know what Northern Nevadans think of the issue: "I know there's so many ...

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  11. World Clown Convention Invades SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOLO-TV Reno

    The World Clown Convention is taking place at the JA Nugget in Sparks this week. This is the first time the event has been held in northern Nevada.

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  12. Reno To Discuss Medical Marijuana Dispensary LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTVN Reno

    ... for the sale of the plant. Under the regulations, Washoe County is allowed 10 dispensaries: three in Reno, two in Sparks and five in unincorporated Washoe County. "I know there's so many good aspects to the whole plant, and I think it's helping a ...

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  13. The Generator Seeks To Create Permanent Sculpture Park in RenoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... if the Reno City Council approves an expansion plan presented by The Generator. The Generator is an art incubator in Sparks where artists are able to come in a create their works for free. It runs mainly on donations, most notably from Paul ...

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  14. Ask Joe: Could neighbors be contaminated by home demolition on Pyramid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    From the Ask Joe file, we have another question about a major road construction project. It has to do with the expansion of the Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard intersection in Sparks.

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  15. Washoe Detectives Seek Help Locating Stolen Property From Multiple BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KTVN Reno

    Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detectives want to hear from anyone who may have unwittingly purchased stolen property from burglary suspect Jeremy Daniel Tester. Tester was arrested on March 18 at his residence in Sparks along with his younger brother Matthew Dylan Tester.

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  16. Burglary Suspect May Have Sold Stolen PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... inside a storage unit that was searched by detectives. Tester was arrested on March 18, 2015 at his residence in Sparks along with his younger brother Matthew Dylan Tester. The two face multiple charges related to several different burglaries. ...

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  17. Sparks City Council pays $219K to settle ex-cop lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KTVN Reno

    The Sparks City Council has agreed to pay $219,000 to settle a wrongful termination suit with a Sparks police officer who was fired for sharing explicit photos and texts while on duty. Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams told the Reno Gazette-Journal ) the arbitrator in the case determined Scott's termination was not justified because the city never fully expressed he was not supposed to share the messages.

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  18. Sparks Pays $219K to Settle Officer's Firing LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Sparks City Council has agreed to pay $219,000 to settle a wrongful termination suit with a Sparks police officer who was fired for sharing explicit photos and texts while on duty. Sparks City Attorney Chet Adams told the Reno Gazette-Journal the arbitrator in the case determined Scott's termination was not justified because the city never fully expressed he was not supposed to share the messages.

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  19. Domestic Violence Immune to Healing EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... rates are not going down. A major reason the problem is sticking around is a lack of education. The city Attorney for Sparks says many of the victims he's seen have been bred in an abusive environment and don't know any better. The national average ...

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  20. Mayor Martini Touts Economic Progress During Annual AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KTVN Reno

    From the City of Sparks: This morning at Sparks City Hall, Mayor Geno R. Martini gave his 10th State of the City address at Sparks' City Hall legislative annex building. The annual speech provided a view of the City's significant accomplishments of the past year, a glimpse at the myriad of services provided by each city department, and underlined past and current fiscal challenges.

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