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  • Sparks clears way for 2 medical pot dispensaries

    The Sparks City Council has approved changes in zoning ordinances to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits for the first time.


  • WNBA Capsules

    Candace Parker scored 23 points and Kristi Toliver added 15 to help the Los Angeles Sparks rout the San Antonio Stars 83-62 on Sunday.


  • Sparks shooting prompts review of school intercoms

    Washoe County School District officials are reviewing school intercom systems after investigators found the one at Sparks Middle School wasn't working the day of a fatal schoolyard shooting in October.


  • Reward offered in robbery of Sparks store

    Secret Witness is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a man who robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint.


  • Facebook leads police to kidnap suspect in Nevada

    Police say they used social media to track a suspected kidnapper from the San Francisco Bay Area to a hotel-casino in northern Nevada where he was arrested on kidnapping, assault and pornography charges.


  • Reward for information on Sparks home invasion

    Secret Witness is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects who shot a 70-year-old man during a home invasion robbery in Sparks.


  • **FILE ** Washington Mystics rookie Jasmine Thomas, shown in college on March 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Mystics lose in a blowout, 96-68 to the L.A. Sparks

    Jasmine Thomas shook her head as she talked about the first time the Mystics and the Sparks met this season.


  • WNBA reaches a milestone with its 15th season

    Lisa Leslie remembers her surprise at the big arenas and luxurious locker rooms. Penny Toler and Teresa Weatherspoon recall the excitement of finally getting to play before family and friends. For everyone involved in the WNBA's first game in 1997, there was also plenty of nervousness to go around.


  • WNBA reaches a milestone with its 15th anniversary

    Lisa Leslie remembers her surprise at the big arenas and luxurious locker rooms. Rebecca Lobo, Penny Toler and Teresa Weatherspoon recall the excitement of finally getting to play before family and friends. For everyone involved in the WNBA's first game in 1997, there was also plenty of nervousness to go around.


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