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Nevada Police Group Backs Gun Ballot Measure

This week Nevada's largest police group is endorsing a November ballot initiative that if approved, would require background checks in private gun...

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Shortage Of Autism Specialists Means Some Families Have To Wait For Therapy

About 7,000 young people have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder in Nevada. While there is no cure, research shows Applied Behavior Analysis...

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College Sexual Assaults: Why Crime Logs Don't Tell The Whole Story

As many as one in four female college students in the United States are sexually assaulted. That's according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. But...

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Reno Church Undeterred By Defacement of 'Black Lives Matter' Sign

The pastor of a Reno church says he will continue to display the racial justice banner "Black Lives Matter" despite repeated acts of vandalism. Reno...

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Report: Nevada, Nation Score Poorly On Tobacco Measures

The American Lung Association released its 2016 State of Tobacco Control Report. Among the four categories that were measured, nationwide scores were po...

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Interview: Creativity, Culture Crucial For Innovating Reno

We recently covered Directions 2016, an economics conference in Reno. Unlike in the past, this year's conference included what's called a cultural...

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Nevada Gets High Ranking For LEED Projects

Nevada is ranked one of the top states in the country for LEED-certified green buildings - a program that encourages environmentally friendly building...

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Nevada Tribes Getting $4.2 Million To Combat Diabetes Epidemic

The federal government is awarding more than $2.4 million in grants to Nevada tribes for health. As Reno Public Radio's Noah Glick reports, much of tha...

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Local Blood Bank Takes Precautions To Prevent Spread Of Zika Virus

The Zika Virus outbreak could potentially affect the local blood supply. Reno Public Radio's Anh Gray reports that even a local blood bank is...

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Cost Of RSCVA's Strategic Plan Is Doubling

A new strategic plan is underway for the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, but not without some big kinks that will more than double the...

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