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held captive in iran after their boats entered iranian waters. the condition of the soldiers this morning. spoke to the nation in his final state of the union address. our washington bureau correspondent will be live with a re-cap. plus... "oh my gosh, thousands. just too many to count to be honest with you. it's insane." powerball tickets are selling like hot cakes. but theres been some misconceptions about the jackpot. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez
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let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a series of storm systems will will impact the sierra and western nevada through early next week. gusty winds will occur at times especially in higher elevations, along with periods of rain and snow. most of the snow for today is expected from the tahoe region northward into lassen county. the next storm is likely to bring moderate snow to northeast california and far northwest nevada late thursday and thursday night.
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new this morning. 10 u.s. navy sailors have been freed after drifting into iraninan waters. the nine men and one woman were on a training mission. abc's stephanie ramos has the latest. this morning... 10 u.s. navy sailors are free they were on a training mission between kuwait and bahrain in 2 small boats when one of them became disabled... with both boats possibly drifting into iranian territorial waters, near farsi island. the revolutionary guard navy apprehended..the sailors...and according to iran's fars news agency they tried to prove they were "snooping" the navy chief of iran's powerful revolutionary guard says the us acted unprofessionally. soundbite aptn general ali fadavi, commander, revolutionary guards naval force: "it proves america's lack of commitment to maintain security and peace in the region despite what they claim." secretary of state john kerry personally working with his iranian counter part to find a dimplomatic resolution to the situation. incidents with iran have aggravated tensions in
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craft carrier harry s truman was entering the gulf, iranian navy boats conducted live fire exercises just 1500 yards away. over the summer, u.s. officials claim iranians targetted u.s. ships and helicopters with laser devices. and in 2007, the iranians held british sailors for 13 days... despite early promises to release them ... claiming they had entered their territorial waters... stephanie ramos, abc news washington a navy pilot was able to safely eject from his aircraft after his jet crashed near a training complex in fallon. this jet is similar to the a u-s navy f-a-18-a hornet-- that crashed yesterday. the jet crashed in a remote mountainous terrain, about 25 miles east of n-a-s fallon. according to the navy, the pilot ejected, and was checked on at a hospital. the flight was part of a routine training mission. the cause of the crash, is under investigation. the pyramid lake search for two bay area men who have been missing for nearly two weeks -- has been called off. pyramid lake fire and
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sign of the men at the lake and nothing to go on, to continue a search. the fishermen have been missing since january 1st. humbolt county sheriff deputies have arrested 52-year-old james melendez - in connection to the 2003 murder of james erwin. melendez was arrested monday in lake havasu city, arizona. he's the second person to be arrested in this case. erwin's wife, pam, was arrested on murder charges last week. melendez faces charges of murder and conspiracy to destroy evidence. shootings near pat baker park, reno city leaders and local law residents to address a neighborhood. neighbors wanted accountability. in a one month span, three shootings took place near pat baker murders. and, theres been an overall uptick of crime since 2013. last year alone there were 256 crimes reported in the neighborhood -- about a dozen more than last year. reno councilman oscar delgado says the city is working on turning
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oscar: the community has done a whole lot of work to make sure that it wasn't what it was in the past. i say that in respect to gang issues and crime issues and so forth. there are still issues, but we are trying to get ahead of it and make sure the community knows there are resources available for them. new cameras will be installed in place of the broken ones at the park and the community is encouraged to take part in a neighborhood watch program. the city is also putting 400-thousand dollars toward park improvements. the pine middle school closure is impacting families more than you might think. many of the students who go to the school rely on school lunches for some of their meals. that's why several organizations came together to provide a free breakfast-bag for 400 families. students won't be going back to school for several days because a pipe broke in the building -- flooding the school. thats why the food bank of northen nevada teamed up with model dairy farms to make the breakfast bags along with a voucher for a gallon of milk. it's a staple and it's not terribly expensive, but it might get bypassed for other things. if we could provide milk and allow
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it's a good program. we want to make sure they get good nutrition for the next couple of weeks. you can claim your free bag of food and milk voucher at miguel rivera park off neil road next tuesday from 4 to 5 p-m. just bring the food bank flier-- given to parents last week. tonight is the night millions of people will be crossing their fingers... hoping they have the historic winning ticket. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live at gold ranch with a look at the ever increasing powerball fever. good morning dave and amanda... an estimated 440 million ticets have already been sold leading up to tonights drawing... and still will hours to go until those numbers are pick... you can bet even more people will be heading to california today for
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billion dollars... check out the lines from yesterday morning at gold ranch... ... wrapped through the building... out the door.... weaving back and forth... and still is was spilling far into the parking lot... i'm told the lines started at 6 in the morning.... the jackpot so high... the sign inside the lottory building can't even show to true number. of course you don't have to by the ticket here... about 15 more minutes or so and you're in truckkee.... that will give you countless options of places to buy... plus shorter lines.... but i talked to some people yesterday who said part of the fun is waiting in line... even if it is an hour or more wait. "everybody would like a chance to win. it would be great if any working person won this money you know. ..flash.. it will be worth it when i get my farraris" so if you do come to gold ranch... here's a hint... skip the line and
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are two inside the buildings and the lines are significantly shorter.. "no difference. the kiosks seem to be a little bit faster because most of the people go for that straight line. so if you come to gold ranch you can do the same thing get your quick picks or pick your own numbers. it's all the same " so really the hardest part would be navigating the parking lot... you have until about 6:45 tonight to buy your ticket... now we all know the odds...but coming up... could you guarantee yourself the jackpot? there's a theory floating around saying you can... plus could the jackpot help end poverty... we're clearing up some rumors being shared on
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there are many misconceptions when it comes to the powerball jackpot. one is that all the winners are from certain states. according to the associated press, its not true. experts say probabilities equal out over time, but in shorter periods, oddities can occur. another misconception is that the winnings are overstated. while the current jackpot is listed at $1.5 billion, a sole winner would only get that much if the person received 29 annual payments. if the winner chooses the cash prize, the
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finally, lots of people think the smaller the jackpot is, the better your odds are. this also isn't true. experts say your odds for each ticket are 1 in 292.2-million regardless of the jackpot size or how many other people play. if you hit the 1.5 - billion dollar powerpall jackpot, get ready to give a lot of that money back for taxes. but there is one way to reduce the amount of taxes you'll have to pay -- that's by giving back. donating to a charity can actually reduce the amount of money owed to the i-r-s. charities around town, american. and they say they would generous gift. "at volunteers of america, we save lives, we change lives. that is probably what i would do with our million dollars is work on the housing and the mental health issues. i would hire some highly qualified and have them start working with the people on a daily
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to learn more about these and many other local organizations, go to kolo tv dot com. if you're a little claustrophobic... this story will certainly make you feel uneasy... yeah a man trapped in a 10 foot sewer line. and the n-f-l will finally have a team in los angeles again next season... maybe even more than one... coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly
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rescue crews in california have freed a man trapped in a ten foot sewer line for more than 13 hours. fire officials say an independent contractor line in oakland ... when the trench collapsed afternoon. the man was freed this morning and has been taken to a hospital. no word on his condition. the collapse is being blamed on insufficient hole ... which allowed dirt to start caving in, his chest. it looks like at least one n-f-l team will be making the move to l-a leaving st. louis to return to the city of angels. : "they never should have left,
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that's why i get so upset when they even think about any other team coming here despite being the second biggest city in the u-s ... l-a has been without a pro football team for more than 20 years. the rams left in 19-95 ... but after the n-f-l's decision yesterday ... it looks like they will once again be the l-a rams starting next season. the team's new home will be an inglewood stadium, set to be completed in 20-19. until then, they'll play at the l-a coliseum. a series of storm systems will will impact the sierra and western nevada through early next week. gusty winds will occur at times
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elevations, along with periods of rain and snow. most of the snow from the tahoe region northward into lassen county. the next storm is likely to bring moderate snow to northeast california and far northwest nevada late thursday and thursday night. && .short term... a leading band of
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cold air trapped around susanville brought a period of snow to the city including the valley floor around 4200 feet. short range guidance indicates that this shallow cold air could linger into mid- morning from eastern lassen county and into northwest-west central nevada. this could lead to light snowfall in some valleys from
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before the cold air is scoured out by increasing winds ahead of the approaching cold front. aside from these pockets of cold valley oil prices continue to fall... and starbuck's has a secret... here's america's money... hey there, good morning. topping "america's money" -- oil prices in free fall. >> a barrel of crude has fallen below the $30 threshold in asia, a 12-year low. some predict prices of $20 or even $10 are possible. >> the plunge is forcing oil giant bp and others to cut thousands of jobs. well, papa john's is the first pizza chain to get rid of artificial flavors and
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>> okay, so the ban applies to pizza toppings, desserts as well as sauces. last month, papa john's said it would remove all antibiotics from its chicken products by this summer. and starbucks' secret menu now includes three special valentine's day drinks. >> an arizona barista created the recipes on reddit. you can order them at any starbucks, if you know the hey, remember the game when i set the rookie passing record? i mean, you only mentioned what, 50 times... how about when i had three events in one night? well, i've been working on my new superhero move all day! we're non stop, we've gotta have our extra protein. oikos triple zero greek non fat yogurt has 15 grams of protein. zero added sugar, zero artificial sweetener and zero fat. and zero holding me back! oikos triple zero. be unstoppable.
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sold at walmart is under recall, because it poses a shock hazard. the heating element in the rival electric griddle can crack... allowing water to get inside. about 330-thousand of the griddles are part of the recall. if you have one... stop using it, and return it to walmart for a refund. you can find more information about the recall on our website. go to kolo t-v dot-com and click on hot topics. ### and two types of children's cough syrup are being recalled due to dosage cups with
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them. there are concerns that kids could become sick after an accidental overdose. the perrigo company is pulling batches of its 4 ounce gw-eye-fen-eh-sin guaifenesin grape and cherry liquids off store shelves. the cough syrup is sold at nine major retailers under different brand names across the u-s ... including c-v-s and rite- aid. potholes can be a little annoying... but can also cause a lot of damage to your car. a look at some of the big problem areas locally... and what crews are doing to try to keep up...
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systems will will impact the sierra and western nevada through early next week. gusty winds will occur at times especially in higher elevations, along with periods of rain and snow. most of the snow for today is expected from the tahoe region northward into lassen county. the next storm is likely to bring moderate snow to
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and far northwest nevada late thursday and thursday night. a leading band of moisture combined with cold air trapped around susanville brought a period of snow to the the winter weather is forcing some of our roads, to show their age. on south virignia street, north of patriot, pot holes are appearing on the roadway-- with cars and trucks making efforts to avoid them. city of reno road crews were out yesterday, trying to fill the holes, which are about an inch deep. the crews are using an ashphalt-aggregrate mix-- which they say should do the trick for a while. while the pot holes are a nuisance, they apparently aren't going to cause drivers problems, at this time. marnell heinz/reno maintenance & operations mgr: right now they are anywhere from an inch to an inch and a half deep. so it is not really detrimental to the vehicles mechanically. at this time it is more of a nuisance or irritation
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with input from regional municipalities, the regional transportation commission prioritizes road re-construction. but, the r-t-c says this winter has been severe enough to have them re-analyzing road conditions, which include south virginia street. crews will be out there later in the week, with the city of reno-- to see if reconstructing the road, can be fast tracked. ### millions tuned into hear president obama deliver his final state of the union speech last night. we will have a live report from washington with highlights from the speech. g-o-p candidate ted cruz isn't messing around when it comes to hecklers at a recent rally in new hampshire. you're watching kolo 8 news now. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh "you're watching kolo 8 news
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