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out for tickets. here's abc's richard cantu, and the winning numbers. nats: these six numbers add up to 900-million -- if they're printed on your powerball ticket. "ok, this could be the one." with 900-million reasons to be hopeful -- sot man: "i've got the winning ticket right here." the powerball faithful were happy to wait in line. sot woman: "i drove three hours to get here!" an all-time record jackpot up for grabs. sot matthew mulready store manager: "people who don't usually play are picking up tickets ...." nats up: "thank you and good luck? thank you!" you gotta believe that somewhere in that machine is that one-in- 292-million ticket to easy street. sot woman: "go places and see things!" and behind every ticket -- a dream. sot: bobby gaskins, playing powerball " ... i'm going to take care of all our veterans." sot woman: "probably take my family on a big vacation and all my awesome friends?" sot man: " ... try to rebuild my church that had a fire a few years ago"
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the richest ever -- the chances of winning are poorer. you still need to match five white balls and one red ball... but in october... the number of white balls went up -- from 59 to 69... and the number of red balls went down from 35 to 26. and what if you win? the experts say: play it cool. sot shannon lemon elmwood wealth management: "put together a nice plan and just sit on it for a year." and if there's no winner? sot gary grief chair of powerball for multi- state lottery association: "i dare say the 'b word', if it reaches a billion dollars, it will definitely be the largest jackpot in world history." but that's a dream for another day. richard cantu, abc news, new york. officials announcing a short time ago that there are no jackpot winners - so the next grand prize will jump to one-point-three billion dollars. when it comes to gambling in the silver state - it was another bad year for the gaming industry.
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state report a loss of 662 million dollars in 20- 15. that's according to data from the nevada gaming control board. year in the red for 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. we have been big winners when it comes to snow this winter... dick stoddard has a look at your weather now forecast. 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
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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 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.
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tournament is back in reno one last time.... giving young boxers a chance at their dream. kolo 8 news now's catherine van takes a look at how this is just the start to olympic gold. czarina: when you first walk in, it's a little nerve-wracking nats you get butterflies in your stomach nats once you get started, all the adrenaline is rushing and it's just easy. easy... for a 14 year-old from las vegas... maybe. for three years... czarina mccoy... has been training for her chance at greatness... something she just stumbled upon. jay: we were looking for a gymnastic gym and the boxing gym just happened to be at the same place....after that i haven't been able to pull her out of the gym since. czarina: all my life i've been doing acting, singing, dancing modeling, dancing all of that. i wanted to mix it up a little. boxing is completely different from all those things. boxing is a sport of sweet science that teaches discipline at an
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competing...this tournament is their ticket to the olympics. brandon: a lot of these kids don't come from the most affluent backgrounds. so they have to work hard for everything they get. all that practice leads up to this moment.... czarina's date with destiny. destiny: i got this nats of her boxing czarina: i've had a rivalry with her for years. destiny diaz... a 15 year old from vegas...won in her division last year. she has been training for 9 years destiny: be confident, you know. if you know you're number 1 then you are number one. two girls from vegas... both vying for olympic gold.... but only one can come out a winner. nats: national champion from the blue corner czarina mccoy jay: it's euphoric as a dad and as a coach, woo! it was a job well done. czarina: as long as you're dedicated, you can get as far as you want to go. winning wasn't in the stars for destiny this time..but she'll have another chance at the junior olympics this summer. at the gsr..cvk8nn. the winners from tonight will be a part of the u-s-a national team... some members will represent u-s-a in world
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you can head to kolotv.com for the a full list of results. secret witness is offering a 15-hundred dollar reward for the arrest and prosecution of a man who robbed a 7-eleven in sun valley 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 coveralls. 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. ### nye county sheriff's deputies have arrested people - after a woman was shot inside a pahrump casino. deputies say 46-year-old lee anthony daniels and 36-year-old desiree lewis, were found in las vegas this and taken into custody. they face charges ranging from attempted
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a deadly weapon. according to deputies, daniels fired one round at a woman after an argument inside the pahrump nugget hotel- casino just after midnight. the victim was hospitalized for a non- life-threatening injury to her leg. no one else was hurt. a woman in las vegas was killed when she was struck by a bus. it happened shortly after five this morning on tropicana avenue near polaris drive. police say the bus was headed eastbound when it suddenly veered onto the sidewalk. it hit a bus shelter before striking the woman - killing here. no one else was hurt, including the 22-year- old bus driver. the cause accident is still under investigation. donald trump - the billionaire businessman - who is leading in most g-o-p polls.. will be at the reno ballroom on north center street at 1 p-m tomorrow. doors open at 11 a-m. the event is open to the public, but you do need to r-s-v-p. and next week.... ohio governor john kasich will appear at the
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headquarters on tuesday. that event will be hosted by kasich-for- america from 1:45 to 2:30 p-m. the meet-and-greet does not require tickets for the event, but an r-s-v-p is recommended. right here in reno... you are surrounded by wildlife - even if you don't see it. today the nevada department of wildlife, taught residents how to spot them... and how to make sure this wildlife... stays wild. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley has more. just minutes from downtown reno ... the oxbow nature study area at the end of dickerson road. it's 22 acres of protected land. "diversity of habitat pond, river meadow, riparian vegetation." the area is home to many species of wildlife.. "hawks, quail, songbirds, heron, racconns mink braver coyote" and saturday's discussion centered on the urban wildlife... we could run into on a daily
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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. "field trips and community programs so you can learn about whats around us u dont notice in the concrete jungle." in reno chris buckley kolo 8 news now.
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overcoming challenges.... a group that helps people with disabilities conquer mountain sports - taking on a new name. here's a kolo 8 sports break -- kings and warriors renewing their rivalry in sacramento... stephen curry hits 8 3's and pours in 38 points, as the warriors win 128-116... demarcus cousins had 33
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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
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found" the worst of it appears to be over... but right now across houston, people are checking for damage. numerous reports of hail across the city.. the
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county where tennis ball-sized hail pummeled this brand new car. knocking out the back windshiled... and nearly destroying the entire vehicle. 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. && .short term... few changes made to the going forecast for this evening. the weak upper low over
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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. there could still be a
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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
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temporarily shifts east 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 kolo 8 news now's colin lygren shows us how change is so much more than that. they're work remains 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 the name... playing off of what someone can do... and not what is
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"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 are they achieving... they're excelling. "i think it is more broad for everybody and we are always constantly trying to achieve something." junghae kim is the perfect example of that. 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. achieve tahoe focuses on the ability... and 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
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dependently." the thought is... goals achieved here... will translate to goals achieved elsewhere in life... at alpine meadows... colin lygren... kolo 8 news now. a man accused of gunning down an officer in his cruiser is denied bail. despite his claims - the mayor of philadelphia says that ambush was not inspired by isis. first here are your california lottory numbers... here's a kolo-8 sports break -- 3rd round of
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several shots directly into a philadelphia police cruiser has been denied bail. archer claimed his actions were done in the name of "islam.: archer had been arrested previously on charges that include aggravated assault and firearms violations ""i don't think he had anything to do with isis or the islamic state or anything like that," said dolfman. "i think this was an impulsive act by somebody who wanted to make a mark for himself." " lawyer doug dolfman represented archer on previous weapons charges in 2013 when he returned from a trip to egypt. the f-b-i continues to investigation any possible connection to a terror group. mean while officer hartnett who was shot... but still managed to chase the suspect - is recovering at the hospital. "i told him how proud i am of him. i told him that we're thankful for his service. thankful for his service as a police officer and thankful for his service in the united states
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officials say the gun glock 17, had been stolen from a police officer's home in 2013, but it's not clear how it ended up in archer's hand. ben ross is here now with a preview of sports. the wolf pack basketball team at air force -nfl playoffs are officially underway --
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conference play, but today was a very important game for the wolf pack -- trying to even their record at 2-2 in the mountain west as they paid a visit to air force and the pack jumped all over the falcons early...
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down -- nevada up 3... then off the d-j fenner miss, tyron criswell crashing the offensive glass and gets the putback... marqueze coleman -- aggressive -- right down the lane for the easy 2... more offensive rebounding here -- oliver -- just rips it away and puts it home... wolf pack up 17 at the half... 2nd half -- more of the same... oliver with the 1-handed jam... later -- oliver loses it... criswell is right there for the easy bucket... game-high 19 points... then it's criswell dishing -- nice feed to kaileb rodriguez who throws it home... wolf pack moved the ball really well today -- 16 assists as a team... eric cooper junior with 3 of his 16 points off the bench... then coleman finds fenner, who also had 16 points... coleman finished with 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists... here's oliver again -- 12 points, 12 boards, 4 blocks... pack cruises to a 23 point win, 86-63 so the pack now 2-2 in the mountain west, 10-6 overall -- they return
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to host first-place boise state -- tip off at 7 pm wolf pack women looking for their first conference victory, hosting air force... 1st quarter -- nyasha lesure -- the reed high product with 2 of her 10 points... then it's teige zeller -- nice shot with the left hand... she had 14 on the night... later... stephanie schmid knocks down the 3... and the wolf pack goes on to win 68-57 let's get to football -- n-f-l playoffs getting underway today with a pair of a-f-c wild card matchups we begin in cincinnati -- bengals hosting the steelers... what a crazy game... 3rd quarter -- ben roethlisberger -- to martavis bryant! what an incredible catch!... take another look at this -- gets the feet down -- pins the ball against his backside -- and hangs on...
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storming back... 4th quarter -- under 2 a-j mccarron -- to a-j green... bengals take a 1-point lead... the game with an injury drive... his pass is incomplete... penatly on vontaze burfict... matters worse, adam personal foul penalty -- bengals self- destructing... 30 yards of penalties sets up a chip shot field goal for chris boswell... and he knocks it through... that's the game winner -- steelers stun the bengals 18-16 texans hosting the chiefs in the early game... and what a way to kick off the playoffs -- literally -- the opening kickoff!... knile davis on the return -- you know the nile river covers more than 4 thousand miles -- this knile covers more than 100 yards on the
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kansas city... houston threatening... off by josh mauga -- the former wolf pack star returns it 20 yards... one of 5 turnovers for and the chiefs blow out the texans, 30-0 thanks ben...we'll be
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weak low pressnevada 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. && .short term...
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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 (siren whoops) morning! grande skim latte, two pumps sugar-free vanilla and a bear claw. how did you know-- i'm a novelist. it's my job to notice things. it's sunday morning. shouldn't you be slinking home from a scandalous liaison? would you be jealous if i were? in your dreams. actually, in my dreams you're never jealous. in my dreams, you just joined in--mm!
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