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that's an increse of 200-million from which no one won. ljnes at gold ranch casino in verdi have been long all week.... line stretched all the way down the parking lot... and people were prepared to wait more than an hour and a half at that point. gold ranch employees spent the morning through the resort. many nevadans who tickets at the state line.. headed a little further into california. the staff at this 7- eleven in truckee say they have been busier than usual all week... but the wait time is a matter of minutes, not ticket sales for tonight's drawing ends at 7:00 pm. gambling in the silver state - it was another bad year for the gaming industry. casinos in the silver
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662 million dollars in 20- 15. that's according to data from the nevada gaming control board. it's the sixth-straight year in the red for casinos in las vegas, reno, and elsewhere statewide. analysts say the trend began with the 2008 recession -- fewer tourists, and far less spending at the tables and slot machines. a nevada gaming control board economist says the losing streak should end this year, with a record 42-million visitors expected in las vegas alone. this week g-o-p presidential candidate donald trump has been hitting democratic rival hillary clinton pretty hard... by using her husband's infidelities against her. chris frates has been following the story from washington. "the way that she's been treated is just more evidence of the fact that our country has so much hatred towards successful women and an inability to separate their accomplishments from that of powerful men." lena dunham -- creator of the hit hbo show girls -- taking what sounds like a veiled
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clinton for her husband's sex scandals. a strategy of guilt by association. "women's rights are human rights and human rights are all. let's keep fighting for on the stump: presidential candidate "she wants to accuse me of things and her husband is one of the great abusers of the world? give me a break, give me a break." and on twitter "i hope bill clinton starts talking about women's issues so that voters can see what a hypocrite he is and how hillary abused those women! "the worst thing hillary could do is have her husband campaign for her. just watch." a state republican lawmaker even got in on the act, heckling clinton about her husband's sexual improprieties at a new hampshire campaign event. "you are very rude, and i am not going to ever call on you." bill clinton says he won't fire back unless trump becomes the gop nominee. "i don't have any response. if he wins the republican nomination
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about it // i have no interest in getting involved in their politics or doing anything except trying to help hillary." trump says he went on the offensive after hillary clinton called him sexist but admitted that if his attacks start hurting him with women voters, he'd back off. presidential candidate "i hit him pretty hard and maybe they won't be attacking me anymore 'cause, you know, i am somebody that has great respect for women and i'll do a great job, far better for women than hillary will ever do for women, // but i can certainly tone it down. there's no question about that." the attacks are good politics for trump. he's trying to hobble bill clinton just as he takes to the campaign trail for his wife. and clinton-bashing is popular with republican primary voters, who deeply dislike the clintons. on the democratic side, hillary clinton's rivals are largely avoiding the subject. on friday in iowa, bernie sanders told a town hall meeting the race should be focused on the issues.
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businessman... who is polls.. will be at the reno ballroom on north tomorrow. doors to the public rally open at 11 a-m. the event is open to the public, but you do need to r-s-v-p. governor john kasich will appear at the washoe county g-o-p headquarters on tuesday. that event will be america from 1:45 p-m to 2:30 p-m. the meet-and-greet does not require tickets for the event, but an r-s-v-p is recommended. the owner of the nevada brothel where former nba and reality tv star lamar odom was found unconscious is making a bid for a state senate seat. dennis hof announced run for reno senator greg brower's seat. libertarian. brower, a republican, announced in september that he will not seek re-election. another republican, former assemblywoman
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campaigning for the seat. hof owns the love ranch and other legal brothels throughout the state. the love ranch is where odom was staying in october when he was found unresponsive. search warrant records revealed authorities believed odom had overdosed on cocaine and other drugs. weak low pressure will move through western nevada tonight with a few snow showers. high pressure will build along the west coast sunday and last into tuesday. it will be dry except for a few
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monday. the next area of low pressure will approach wednesday with the next decent chance of precipitation. && .short term... few changes made to the going forecast for this evening. the weak upper low over southwest oregon is still expected to move southeast across western nevada tonight. the nam is now dry, but the gfs continues to show a weak band developing. have left the current forecast as is since the gfs/ec continue to hint at the band. any snow amounts in the band will be light and generally less than one inch. the about the wild animals we see in our area on a daily basis.. and how to make sure this wildlife... stays wild. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley has more. just minutes from downtown reno ... the
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area at the end of dickerson road. it's 22 acres of protected land. river meadow, riparian vegetation." the area is home to many species of wildlife.. "hawks, quail, songbirds, heron, and saturday's discussion centered on the urban wildlife... we could run into on a daily "raccoons beavers geese coyotes and deer. and how to keep those animals wild. "you dont want to feed the wildlife thats whats going to attract them to your home.. it causes health issues and could be dangerous... keep your distnace and respect from afar." the oxbow nature study area is open daily from eight to four... you can explore it yourself... "we have picnic areas and benches a lot of people com ehere on their lunch, its easy access, great place to bring kids on the weekends." or check out one of the programs from the department of wildlife.
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programs so you can learn about whats around us u dont notice in the concrete jungle." in reno chris buckley kolo 8 news now. a 39-year-old minden man was arrested last night on a felony battery charge after allegedly kicking a carson city sheriff deputy. they say andrew james hettrick refused after he was asked to leave a north carson bar. when deputies were called to remove him.. hettrick allegedly began kicking at officers, striking one of them before a taser was used to subdue him. he is being held on 30- thousand dollars bail. on charges of resisting arrest. secret witness is offering a 15-hundred dollar reward for the arrest and prosecution of a man who robbed a
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yesterday morning. it was around 3-20 a-m when this man walked into the store on sun valley boulevard. witnesses say, the man had a gun. he's described as white, about six feet tall with a medium build. he was wearing a blue mask and brown the suspect got away in a gray four-door sedan. if you recognize this man or have any information that can help investigators, call the washoe county sheriff's office or secret witness. ### locals say they want them to go... are staying put at a federal wildlife haven't yet mission. move through western
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occupation of a federal wildlife refuge this weekend. their latest action - to change the sign on the location to "harney county resource center." "the bible addresses this all over the place, and christians are asleep at the wheel and it's
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here to represent." "the land and the resources belong to the people here and we feel that the name needed to reflect that. so we chose harney county, this is the local and it shows the people use these resources. " protesters refusing to leave today - after meeting with the local sheriff yesterday. they said the appreciated the offer of being escorted out of the state safely - but they are not ready to go. meanwhile more ranchers continue to arrive at the refuge from states like utah.... leaving locals frustrated. "all of that every bit of my anger is at mr. bundy, leave our community and go back to you're family -- we know how to take care of this one and you are not helping." harney county judge steve grasty....says he feels connected to and repulsed by the armed militia. he says although harney
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feel they bring valid points: government is too intrusive and lands are not being managed properly. next week grasty plans lawmakers and the secretary of the interior. weak low pressure will move through western nevada tonight with a few snow showers. high pressure will build along the west coast sunday and last into tuesday. it will be dry except for a few showers possible near the oregon border monday. the next area of low pressure will approach wednesday with the next decent chance of precipitation.
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few changes made to this evening. the weak southwest oregon is still expected to move southeast across western nevada tonight. the nam is now dry, but the gfs continues to show a weak band developing. have left the current forecast as is since the gfs/ec continue to hint at the band. any snow amounts in the band will be light and generally less than one inch. the focus would most likely be within 50 miles of a portola to austin line. after the low moves through, clearing is expected sunday as high pressure strengthens along the west coast. light winds and temps slightly below average are expected. the next system progged for monday is now heading into oregon as forecast by the ec yesterday.
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the sierra north of tahoe and along the oregon border monday afternoon. otherwise, it looks dry and have lowered pops considerably for monday into monday evening. the ridge will hold into tuesday as well and it appears some of the valley inversions will weaken some for milder temperatures, at least for areas near the sierra while the highway 95 corridor may remain a little cooler than normal. wallmann .long term...wednesday through saturday... the ensembles of computer model forecasts is showing fairly good agreement for a low- pressure system to reach the sierra by wednesday, while the high-pressure ridge which has been persistent temporarily shifts east over the rocky mountains. recent model forecasts are showing slightly more moisture transport with this
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is potential for travel impacts due to moderate or at times heavy snow wednesday into thursday morning. confidence is low- moderate regarding snow levels, with the current forecast calling for adaptive skiing opportunities is changing their name. every year. they help cash is to make the stuff you buy last longer. join us monday when we look at everything from food, kitchen items, cleaning supplies and more... and how to make
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disabled skiers achieve what they never thought possible. but going into this season. tahoe's "disabled sports" decided they no longer wanted to be defined by what their clients couldn't do. kolo 8 news now's colin lygren shows us how their recent name change is so much more than that. they're work remains
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name. equals a new focus at disabled sports u.s.a. far west. "we thought it was time to update our name to be a little bit more empowering, and speak to what we really do in our lessons and adaptive programs." moving forward.... the program will be known as "achieve tahoe." the name... playing off of what someone can do... and not what is holding them back. "calling the program disabled sports or adaptive skiing has always been effective in explaining what we do, but it really does not explain where we want to take people." achieve tahoe on the other hand... does explain that. just take a run with one of the adaptive skiers... and you'll see... not only they're excelling. "i think it is more broad for everybody and we are always something." junghae kim is the she heard about the program 15 years ago... and has been tearing up the mountain ever since. "it was a little bit crazy idea at the time, but that is how it all began and here i have 15 years later and i can ski the whole mountain now." whether it's a physical disability... mental disability... or wounded warrior... it doesn't matter.
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makes a difference in peoples lives. "our major goal is independence. we want them to be able to see that they can do it on their own, that they are able to make their turns in dependently." the thought is... goals achieved here... will translate to goals achieved elsewhere in life... at alpine meadows... colin lygren... kolo 8 news now. armed protesters
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an oreattorney. his conviction for a murder in 2005 is the subject of the recent netflix documentary series "making a murderer." chicago lawyer kathleen zellner announced friday her firm will now represent avery... she will be assisted by tricia bushnell, who is the legal director of the midwest innocence project. avery's conviction has been upheld on appeal. earlier this week, the
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to pardon avery. the response states the president cannot pardon state prisoners. wisconsin governor already said he will not pardon avery. it's a twist worthy of a hollywood thriller? notorious drug lord "el chapo" is back behind bars after months on abc's matt gutman is in mexico city with more on the capture. he wanted to spin his infamy - into celebrity. instead - "el chapo" - the world's most wanted criminals - is back in handcuffs. nats the drug lord paraded in front of cameras as authorities rushed him back to the same super max prison he tunneled his way out of last year. nats but after months on the run - special forces finally catching up with joaquin guzman?. and the attorney general says that's
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dose of vanity. apparently, after his escape last year, the wanted a biopic made about him - so his people reached out to local producers and actors. those communications helped track him down. nats the final showdown playing out in his home raiding a house - killing five of el chapo's men and seizing these caliber sniper rifles and grenade launchers. they finally caught up with guzman after he ran through sewer tunnels and hijacked a vehicle? you see him once he was caught in that filthy tank top. natsot - "mission compledo" mexican officials quickly declaring "mission accomplished." the u-s department of justice calling the arrest "..a victory for the citizens of both mexico and the united states?" he faces charges in multiple u-s districts? for murder and drugs - but so far, no word on extradition. matt gutman, abc news, los mochis, mexico. once started... the extradition process could take several months to get through the judicial process. "el chapo" is responsible for nearly a quarter of drugs trafficked across the u-s border. ben ross is here now
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coming up in sports tonight at 6:30 hey kendra, here's what we've got for ya -- a big bounce-back win for the wolf pack basketball team today at air force -- we'll have all the highlights from that one, as well as the women's basketball game against the falcons... and the n-f-l playoffs are officially underway -- the chiefs and texans playing this afternoon -- and a former wolf pack star making a big impact in that game -- all that and more coming up at 6:30 we'll be right back
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few snow showers. high pressure will build along the west coast sunday and last into tuesday. it will be dry except for a few showers possible near the oregon border monday. the next area of low pressure will approach wednesday with the next decent chance of precipitation. && .short term... few changes made to the going forecast for this evening. the weak upper low over southwest oregon is still expected to move southeast across western nevada tonight. the nam is now dry, but
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the women of congress. how these senators are working together to create real change. then, is your behavior teaching your child how to be a bad sport? and later, lifestyle expert andrew skipper is taking us antique shopping. his tips will help you find versatile one-of-a-kind pieces. we're making moms life easier one small victory at a time. moms everyday... a show made by moms for moms.
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