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"you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno." good morning. it's thursday, january 14th. i'm amanda sanchez new this morning... two families are out of their homes after an overnight fire at a duplex on yori near grove street. it happened around 1:45 a.m. officials with reno fire say it started in the kitchen then extended to the attic. there was significant smoke damage to the home. the cause is still under investigation, but officials say food left on the stove may have played a role in the fire. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a series of storm systems will impact the sierra and western nevada through next week with periods of gusty winds...mountain
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the next storm will bring moderate amounts of snowfall to northeast california, northwest nevada and the lake tahoe region this afternoon through late tonight. && .short term... the storm parade continues with the next low pressure moving inland across the pacific northwest and northern california later today and tonight. the latest guidance trends favored more precip pushing farther there are at least three winners in the 1- point-6-billion dollar powerball jackpot. the winning numbers were drawn last night. here's abc's lauren lyster. wspowerballdrawingwed nats 'can you believe it america, a
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you right now' or 'tonight's jackpot is approaching $1.6 billion dollars' it was the more than billion dollar moment people across the u-s were waiting for? and that moment undoubtedly changing the life of the lucky powerball players who bought one of the winning tickets here - at this chino hills, california 7- eleven...crowds of people showing up last night after it was revealed sot: "it's almost like we won, even though we didn't cause our community won" call it a sign of powerball fever sweeping the nation -- tickets ahead of the drawing selling at a frenetic pace of 1.3 million dollars a minute during rush hour mos: the winner, the winner. this is the winner. drawing long lines? inspiring people to cross state borders - from powerball-free
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sot -- we're all going to buy round trip tickets to the moon. crossing national borders in the case of canadians like this... karla pkg wspowerballwedpkg3 - canadian traveling to u.s. to buy tickets: "everyone's got the fever" more than 300 million tickets sold wednesday-- that's almost one for every person in this country nat -lottery ticket printing/etc for a prize, that got too big to even fit on billboards. but the cash value does come close -- lottery officials reporting it comes out to $983.5 million. tag: the california winner who bought his or her ticket here will split the jackpot with any winners in other states ... a california lottery spokesperson saying there are two others that we know of... in florida and tennessee. lauren lyster, abc news, chino hills. increased rates for nevada solar energy customers are here to stay. the nevada public utilities commission voted last night to keep them in place. the commission voted in december that solar customers, need to pay more per month, to support the electrical grid. they also voted customers should be paid less for the power they put back into the power grid. the nevada bureau of consumer protection asked the p-u-c to stop or delay the rate change but the
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""do i have a second? second. aye aye aye. motion passes." "the rates are still going to kick in and it probably will have to take a lawsuit to try and change this around that that is a travesty" commissioners say they have to lookout for all nevada utility customers... and solar customers are only 2- percent of the customers in nevada. they say they made the vote for the other 98- percent. many people were upset with the decision... saying it has forced thousands of people out of their jobs. ### a big announcement made at yesterday's city for the first time the reno fire department is going to be providing paramedic services. chris buckley explains... it's something that can make a big difference for patients in the field. the reno fire department is expanding its ranks "we hired 32 new firefighters 16
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we have another academy starting in april and they will be full-fledged firefighters by july first," and they're now offering a higher level of service. "one of the first projects i undertook was to implement paramedic level services its the highest level of service we can delive in the field its the first time in the history of the reno fire department we've been able to deliver that level of service." "up to this point the reno fire department had provided advanced emt level services which is great and requires about 250 hours of education and training. the difference with paramedical level service is that paramedics bring in an additional 1500 hours of training and experience to the field." often the fire department is first on scene... and having advanced life support services on difference in the field. "one of the few things we can do as paramedics in a pre hospital setting is lessen suffering, so now we have some extrea tools in our tool kit. we gcan give them pain medication, we can alleviate that suffering and if they're
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al the difference in their experience en route to the hospital" right now two engine companies are offering these services... "the ultimate goal i believe is that every time you see a reno fire department piece of apparatus it will have a paramedic on it to provide advance life support capable service." and the hope is to continue to expand this level of care. "which is possibly some community paramedicine where some of our paramedics are out in the community helping do some things that aren't correlated to traditional care like preventative healthcare, follow up healthcare for seniors after they're released from the hospital, those types of things." that was chris buckley reporting. the campaign trail is heating up. hillary clinton-- taking on bernie sanders. and the pressure builds on donald trump in a key battleground state. here's abc's bazi kanani. script: hillary clinton... no longer holding back. less than three weeks until the first votes are cast-- she told gma it's time to go harder after bernie sanders.
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campaign -- for months now -- where i've been laying out my policies, where i've been meeting with people, listening to them about what they want the next president to do. and now we're in the sprint, and it is time to draw a contrast. clinton... pressing sanders for specifics on his health care plan. even enlisting her daugher, chelsea, in the fight. senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare. wants to dismantle the chip program. dismantle medicare. sanders? frustrated by the attack. that is factually incorrect. and i hope the clinton campaign stops saying that he's hitting back at clinton-with her own words- circulating this video clip from 2008. sot - sanders since when do democrats go after each other on universal healthcare!? sanders... with a stunning lead in iowa. 49 percent to clinton's 44. the shifting iowa polls numbers... also putting pressure on donald trump. with ted cruz taking the lead there... trump is hammering his canadian-born opponent over whether he can legally serve as u-s president. tweeting today: "there is no way that ted cruz can continue running in the republican primary
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doubt on eligibility. dems will sue!" cruz... now firing back. sot - sen cruz the past couple of elections we saw the democrats thrilled that they got the nominee they wanted to run against in the general election and seems the hillary folks are very eager to support donald trump and the attack that is are being tossed my direction. bazi kanani, abc news. anim a third person has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in carson city. deputies arrested 21- year-old reed ska-nan-door skenandore last night, at a motel on south carson street. witnesses identified him as the one who pulled the trigger... killing 18- year-old grant watkins. he's being held without bail. detectives believe watkins was shot, while selling drugs to ska-nan-door skenandore and two others. deputies searched an apartment and found about 10-thousand- dollars in cash and drug paraphernalia. police are looking for the person who fired shots at an apartment complex in sparks. it happened early yesterday morning at the sierra woods complex on greenbrae. no one was hurt, but at least one apartment building and some vehicles were hit.
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from a handgun in the area. if you have any information that can help investigators, you can stay anonymous by calling secret witness at 322-4900. ### today the reno police department will unveil the new "my r-p-d" app. the community awareness app will be available for apple and android. officers say it will make it easier to file police reports, find crime prevention tips and access community resources. ### the motorcycle gang member found guilty of killing a rival gang's president during street vibrations... will get a new trial here in washoe county. the 2011 shooting stunned the community. ernesto gonzalez was arrested. while on the stand-- gonzalez testified: he shot san jose hells angels president jeffrey pettigrew to defend his fellow vagos brother. prosecutors contend there was a conspiracy by the vagos-- to kill pettigrew, and gonzalez was the trigger man. during jury deliberations, members
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gonzalez could be found guilty of killing pettigrew, but not part of the conspiracy. it was a question the state supreme court says, showed the jury was confused, and the judge should have stepped in for further clarification. "david houston/gonzalez attorney: it is absolutely correct that a judge is not to influence the outcome of a trial, and in fact, where a jury instrtuction is clear, regard that instruction as such and tell the jury, go back, read the instruction. but in this case, what became clear at that time and later of course with the supreme court, they jury was struggling with a fundemental issue of the instruction" gonzalez's attorney says his client will be released from prison-- and taken back to the county jail. he could be released on bond, because his case was overturned. a new trial date has not been set yet. houston says it could
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-over: my new mom and i have a lot in common. ahh...the great outside... son, voice-over: we both love the outdoors. it's so shiny! that's not a flower. son, voice-over: we both love geology. oh, look! an igneous one! that's not a rock. son, voice-over: and she knows a lot about wildlife. a labradoodle! [baying] that's not a dog. son, voice-over: hanging out has been kinda fun. announcer: you don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent. thousands of kids in foster care will take you just as you are. we got mostly rain and wind here on the valley
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some snow in the mountains. here's a look at northstar. the resort reported two inches of new snow yesterday... bringing their base to 48 inches. a series of storm systems will impact the sierra and western nevada through next week with periods of gusty winds...mountain snow and valley rain. the next storm will bring moderate amounts of snowfall to northeast california, northwest nevada and the lake tahoe region this afternoon through late tonight. && .short term... the storm parade continues with the next low pressure moving inland across the pacific northwest and northern california later today and tonight. the latest guidance trends favored more
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south into eastern california to near highway 50. as a result, we added northeast california and the tahoe region to the winter weather advisory. while we are still anticipating a longer period of steady light to moderate snow in areas north of susanville and gerlach, for the northern sierra and tahoe basin we will likely receive a shorter period of more intense snow during the evening and late night hours. there is even a possibility for localized snowfall reaching advisory levels in western mono county if this wetter trend is maintained. for the reno-carson vicinity, a short period of light rain is appearing more likely for late tonight, with
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little to no accumulation expected. sierra and western nevada through next week with periods of gusty winds...mountain snow and valley rain. the next storm will bring moderate amounts of snowfall to northeast california, northwest nevada and the lake tahoe region this afternoon through late tonight. && .short term... the storm parade america has a growing heroin problem. but new research suggests the reason for this explosion... may not be what we thought. doctor timothy johnson explains. heroin and prescription painkiller abuse... both big problems that are killing americans. deaths from prescription opioids have increased four fold since 2000... and deaths from heroin overdose have risen five fold in less than a decade. some have argued that
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prescription opioids have pushed some people toward heroin abuse. but today a new paper questions the conventional wisdom that these two issues are so closely linked. researchers at the national institute on drug abuse, the n-i-h and the f-d-a suggest that heroin use was already on the rise before policies to curb prescription painkillers were put into place. the researchers examined a trove of past studies to make these conclusions... saying instead that a number of other reasons may be to blame for the rise in heroin use. among these reasons the fact that heroin is getting easier to find with lower prices and with a higher purity product. this is a potentially controversial paper? and unlikely to be the final word on the topic. but one this is for sure. if you or someone you love is suffering from opioid addiction, you should seek help before it's too late. with this medical minute,
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waiter: here's your check. oh! you--you got it. you know, since i got rid of my car, i really enjoy walking. ok. got it? no, i'm good. announcer: getting pulled over for buzzed driving could cost you around $10,000 in fines, legal fees, and increased insurance rates. oh, you're home early. you live with your mom? announcer: that'll set your game back a few years. buzzed, busted, and broke
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trt: 2:34 0113ms01 the wolf pack were looking to remain perfect at home last night... hosting boise state... the broncos are tied for first place in the conference boise came in riding a 9- game winning streak... marqueze coleman gets the pack going in the first.... dunk you very much! but boise would extend the lead to 12... james webb iii had 14 points and 14 boards... nevada down 11 at the half... a big reason for that.... cameron oliver played just eight minutes do to foul trouble... he comes out hot in the second half... back-to-back dunks.... he scored six points in a two minute span... the lead down to four... but oliver would foul out... held to just 19 minutes... boise takes advantage.... they would build the
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go.... marqueze coleman leads the comeback... he scored nine straight points... coleman finished with 17 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds.... then a steal and a layup by dj fenner!... part of an 11-0 run... don't look now, pack down just three with a minute to go... but it's as close as they'd get... as boise state wins it 74-67 musselman: "we've got to just keep earning respect of everybody. fans, media, referees. we've got to earn everybody's respect on a nightly basis. i thought our guys battled, scrapped, competed. we came up short. we're a poor shooting team, we go 5- of-20 from three-point land. and it continues to haunt us." coleman: "we just have to do a better job of staying composed when we have it at a three-point game and things like that. and, you know, we can definitely learn from this one." the pack has a week off before they head to wyoming... the cowboys lost last night, falling on the road at san jose state the wolf pack women fell in boise 66-58... nyasha lesure had 21
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reno grad shalen shaw had a double-double for the broncos... 11 points and 11 rebounds... nevada is now 2-14 overall bighorns hosting the red claws... reno hit 15 3-pointers... reggie hearn had three of them... he finished with 11 points... ricky ledo, cross-court pass to chad toppert!... reno's top draft pick finished with 12 points... one of six players to score in double figures... vince hunter had another big double- double... 20 points and 18 rebounds.,.. reno wins it 123-121.. they're in first place by 4 games. that's your look at sports.
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that's it! jamaica here you come! here we go. all right. good job. thank you. thank you. i did it. by myself. feel smarter. a series of storm systems will impact the sierra and western nevada through next week with periods of gusty winds...mountain snow and valley rain. the next storm will bring moderate amounts of snowfall to northeast california, northwest nevada and the lake tahoe region this afternoon through late tonight. && .short term... the storm parade continues with the next low pressure moving inland across the pacific northwest and northern california later today and tonight. the latest guidance trends favored more precip pushing farther south into eastern california to near highway 50. as a result, we added northeast california and the tahoe region to the winter weather advisory. while we are still anticipating a longer
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areas north of one thing that does a body good-- a glass of milk. for green bay packers fans, that's a glass of green milk. kemps dairy plant in wisconsin started bottling green milk this week, to celebrate the team's post-season run. is a limited edition green, vanilla flavored milk. so far, it's been well received by fans. the "packers power pint" is a limited edition milk. so far, it's been well received by fans. "it tastes pretty good" reporter: "what's the flavor?" rosalie rogers packers fan: i think it tastes like egg nog, yeah it does, you know years ago when you used to make egg nog at home? that's what it tastes like to me, it's good." as long as the packers keep winning and the fans keep drinking-- kemps says-- it will continue to produce green milk.
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an early morning duplex fire has displaced two local families. how fire crews think it may have started. and thousands of people are angry after commissioners voted to keep current solar rules in place. what the commision has to say about their decision. plus... nats of people cheering we have a winner! actually three. we're going live to chino hills california where one of 3 winning powerball tickets was
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