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Federal grants helping Nevada students with behavior and mental health 

Today marks one year since the Sparks Middle School shooting. The tragedy shined a light on mental health in schools. Since then Nevada has recieved millions of dollars in federal grants to make sure our students are getting the support they need. News 4's Ashley Cullins shows us the work that's being done not just in Washoe Count but across our state.

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Senate control hangs in balance on Election Night 
The 2014 midterm election is within sight, and there is a real possibility we will not know for days, or even weeks, which party will control the U.S. Senate.
Calif. man gets 19 years in Nevada meth conspiracy
A 42-year-old California man who federal prosecutors say was the ring-leader of a methamphetamine trafficking operation in northern Nevada has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison.
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German automaker sells stake in Tesla
German automaker Daimler on Tuesday said it would sell its 4 percent stake in Tesla, though it said the two companies would still cooperate on projects.
Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation donates nearly $180,000 to local charities 
The Reno-Tahoe Open Foundation awarded 10 checks to 10 local charities during a presentation at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows William N. Pennington facility Tuesday.
Elko County man gets 5 years for shooting
An Elko County man has been sentenced to up to five years in prison for firing a gunshot through the window of his ex-wife's home.
Free Children’s Clinic at the University of Nevada 
The University of Nevada's School of Medicine free Student Outreach Clinics for October continue with a children's clinic Oct. 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Rep. Steven Horsford
Conservative group buys $800k ads against Horsford
A national conservative group says it's buying $820,000 in ads in a Nevada congressional district that's been considered a relatively sure bet for Democratic incumbent Rep. Steven Horsford.
(MGN-Online)
Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of orders from U.S. hospitals. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment but want more to prepare for a possible new Ebola case.
Free deepsouth documentary screening explores HIV crisis  
As part of the 2014 Nevada Health Conference -- Immunize Nevada -- the University of Nevada, Reno will present a free screening of deepsouth, a documentary exploring the often unspoken story about HIV in the rural southern American region. Immediately following the film, deepsouth director, Lisa Biagiotti, will lead an open question and answer session.
W. African flights must land in 1 of 5 U.S. airports for Ebola screenings  
All U.S.-bound passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea must land in one of the five U.S. airports with enhanced screening for Ebola, the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday.

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