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now at 11:00." gas prices are dropping across the nation--- dipping below 50-cents a gallon at one station. tonight on kolo-eight- news-now, the price wars. and a nevada student's tell-all blog aboug almost dying from drinking too much--- is going viral. we're sharing part of her story. plus-- "i know that it is now or never. i'm in it to win it." former alaska governor sarah palin gave donald trump a huge endorsement today. reaction from trump's number one-republican opponent--- ted cruz. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm noah bond. one of the most dangerous intersections in nothern nevada is getting a major makeover. construction crews are demolishing homes near pyramid and mccarran. it's the last step-- before construction begins. kolo 8 news now's catherine van joins us live on nelson way--- with a look at the progress. cat? some of these homes behind me are getting prepped to be torn down in the next couple
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this project has been a longtime coming and still has a long way to go. neighbors say... they just want r-t-c to get it done. philip: it's just been a mess. crews are wrapping up the last phase of the demolition project. 33 more homes along with three businesses and a church are next in line. most of the neighbors still living along nelson way know the project is necessary... but didn't anticipate how much it would impact their neighborhood. philip: they left it so the yard was not maintained, weeds and everything else all over the place. it just looked terrible for a year. philip cooney lives right next door to the construction site... saying his street is now a target for vagrants. philip: to me it just seems as though they haven't really been cognizant of the upset they caused the neighborhood. to him... time wasn't used efficiently. but r-t-c says... splitting up the demolition saved tax payers a few hundred thousand dollars. joe: we were able to realize the savings for the cost for the taxpayers by slitting up the
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of the demolition into two contracts. the homes have been fenced off to keep people out... and not everything will be junk. the extra wood will be turned into mulch and r-t-c has partnered up with a city arborist to preserve the trees that are salvageable. joe: i think people in this neighborhood are ready for a change out here and better transportation in this area so they're not facing gridlock everyday. . the 72-million dollar project will alleviate traffic congestion with a new lane from each direction... and a paved multi-use trail to improve safety. joe: it'll have mature trees, it will have sound walls that will have designs on them. it will look great, better than what we have here. i think the people in this neighborhood are really excited to see improvements. this phase of the demolition won't cause any traffic problems... but expect traffic delays in april when construction to widen the roadway begins. r-t-c says they are on schedule with the project. it's set to be complete early 2018.
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cvk8nn. lets turn our attention to the weather and even more rain and snow coming our way later this week. chief meteorologist jeff thompson joins us from the weather center. jeff-- i thought we lived in a desert. quiet, mild weather is in the forecast for wednesday and thursday. by friday, another storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels possibly falling to valley floors by saturday morning. -jeff wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. thursday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. south wind around 5 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. breezy. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. cloudy, with a high near 54. windy. friday night: rain. cloudy, with a low around 36. breezy. saturday: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy,
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saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 47. sunday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. monday: partly sunny, with a high near 49. jeff, thanks. thursday. by friday, another storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels possibly falling to valley floors by saturday morning. -jeff wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind instructor who dissapeared five days ago from sugar bowl... is suspended. the placer county sheriff's office stopped the search, because of the treacherous conditions. 23-year-old carson may disappeared last thursday, during
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the army national guard and the california highway patrol flew over the area where he vanished. the snow and rain is making the search, dangerous. "it was too dangerous, it's still too dangerous to go back there with the snow last night, it's created a high avalanche concern." volunteers from multiple agencies... including the sugar bowl staff have worked tirelessly to find carson. the sheriff's office says the search could continue later-on-- if the weather improves. ### now to those plunging gas prices... in some cities and towns plunging below 1-dollar a gallon. as abc's rebecca jarvis reports--- the lines are forming as the prices continue to drop. tonight, the ultimate price war at the pump. drivers lining up at that gas station in michigan could barely believe their eyes? prices slashed from 84 cents? to just 47 cents a gallon? across the street customers snapped pictures of the competition at just 54 cents? sot - ashley baker there were lines of cars waiting to get gas. umm people filling up
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it was kinda unbelievable to see gas that cheap. the national average for a gallon of regular tonight $1.89? the cheapest gas since march of 2009?great news for consumers? sot woman, put the extra money in my pocket to spend on my family. but a concern for energy companies and energy jobs? temetreon roberts lost her oil job at an oil company this month. sot temetreon roberts i can't say i was overly shocked only because of the climate. it's been this way for months. that was rebecca jarvis reporting. how much lower will prices go? gas buddy predicts they'll fall another 10 to 20 cents this week? and americans will save $17 billion dollars at the pump this year. ### i personally searched for the lowest gas prices in northern nevada. in reno you can find it for 2-29 at costco. the best price in carson city is at costco-- for a-dollar-79 and in sparks--- once again--- costco has the best price at 2-25. ###
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information tonight about the deadly bus crash on highway 101 in san jose. the n-t-s-b is investigating. the crash killed at least 2 people, and injured 9 others. the driver survived and told police that he was tired. we talked with an eye witness who saw the bus... moments before it tipped over on its side. it was see-sawing. on the median. on average ...there are 35 bus crashes a year... that kill more than 53 people. fatigue is one of the biggest worries, for safety investigators. ### donald trump is getting a major boost in his race for the white house from sarah palin-- just 13 days our from the first votes in iowa. andy rose reports. sarah palin is throwing her weight behind donald trump. former governor of alaska i'm here to support the next president of the united states, donald trump. the former alaska governor officialy endorsed the republican frontrunner at a rally in ames iowa. former governor of alaska you're ready for a commander in chief that will let their
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do their job and go kick isis' ass. ready for someone who will secure our boarders, to secure our jobs and secure our homes. this could be a key turning point for trump in iowa. right now he is deadlocked with ted cruz in a battle to win the february first caucuses. cruz responded to early rumors of palin's endorsement by maintaining his support for the mama grizzly. presidential candidate i love sarah palin, without her friendship and support i wouldn't be in the senate today. this is the second blow to the cruz campaign in iowa. earlier in the day, branstad called for iowa "he hasn't supported renewable fuels and i believe it would be a big mistake for iowa to support him." presidential candidate well look, it is no surprise that the establishment is in full panic mode. meanwhile senator john mccain... who selected palin as his running mate in 2008 ... didn't have much to say about her endorsement. saying quote- "i respect her views." ..and palin has made her views clear. former governor of alaska he is beholden to no one but we the people. how refreshing. he's perfectly positioned to let you make america great again. more pussy footing around. andy rose reporting. we the people. how refreshing. he's perfectly positioned to let
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are you ready for that, iowa? no more pussy footing around. andy rose reporting. -----end-----cnn.script----- --keyword tags-- democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is expanding his lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. a new cnn poll shows sanders now has a 27- point lead. 60-percent of voters support sanders, to 33- percent for clinton. support for sanders has grown by 10-points over the past two months. the shift comes as new hampshire voters focus on the economy over national security. ### ?are you getting sick of the rain and snow? more's on the way--- and it's obviously great news for th our drought. a closer look at where we're at-- and where we need to be. and a tell-all blog about drinking too much is going viral. we're sharing the nevada studet's story. so what kind of weather can we expect tomorrow, and into the rest of the week? we will have a closer look at our forecast...and what you
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break. ### here's a kolo 8 sports break... the steelers have signed isaiah frey to a futures contract, securing his rights for next season... frey was signed to their practice squad back in october... he has also played for the buccaneers and the bears during his four year career... he was a 6th round pick out of nevada back in the 2012 draft announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 11:00, with noah bond, teather with meteorologist jeff thompson, and sports with josh little. this is kolo 8 news now at 11:00."
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pack at mount rose... is 113-percent of normal. that's a lot better than what we saw at this time last year. but-- we have a long way to go. for example-- water in lake tahoe is about a foot and a quarter low. the water needs to be a few feet above the rim.... to provide significant flow to the truckee river. it won't likely happen this year. "we've missed over a years worth of precipitation in the last four years, so to catch up all of that precipitation and all of that water in just one year, that is unlikely." "we would expect tahoe to
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foot above the rim based on current forecasts. that does not provide much water." at this rate--- it could take two more years to get out of this drought--- and back to normal. ### chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your complete weather now forecast. quiet, mild weather is in the forecast for wednesday and thursday. by friday, another forecast for wednesday and thursday. by friday, another storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels floors by saturday morning. -jeff a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the
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thursday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. south wind around 5 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. breezy. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. cloudy, with a high near 54. windy. friday night: rain. cloudy, with a low around 36. breezy. saturday: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 47. sunday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. monday: partly sunny, with a high near 49. quiet, mild weather is in the forecast for wednesday and thursday. by friday, another storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels possibly falling to valley floors by saturday morning. -jeff wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. thursday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. south wind around 5 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. breezy. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. cloudy, with a high near 54. windy. friday night: rain. cloudy, with
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saturday: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 47. sunday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. monday: partly sunny, with a high near 49. quiet, mild weather is in the forecast for wednesday and thursday. by friday, another storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels possibly falling to valley floors by saturday morning. -jeff wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. thursday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. south wind around 5 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. breezy. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. cloudy, with a high near 54. windy. friday night: rain. cloudy, with a low around 36. breezy. saturday: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 47. sunday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. monday: partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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a nevada student is opening up about drinking so much-- she nearly died. her blog has reached storm system will move onto the coast. sierra snow and valley rain and wind will develop by afternoon, with snow levels floors by saturday morning. -jeff wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. southwest wind around 5 mph evening. thursday: mostly cloudy, with a
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opening up about drinking so much-- she nearly died. her blog has reached about a half-million people. and tonight-- we're sharing it with you. but first, tonight's winning california lottery numbers. good luck! we've come a long way in preventing and
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this is violet. she's been waiting for this moment for awhile. a moment other kids wouldn't think twice about. her first bowl of cheerios. because now that cheerios are gluten free, violet, and many others are enjoying their first
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but many young people at risk-- may not know they are. the reason may surprise you. doctor timothy johnson has tonight's medical minute. script: whether parents like it or not, nearly half of their teenagers are sexually active. which means they are at risk of h-i-v. and today, troubling findings from a new c-
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less than one in four sexually active high school students have ever been tested for this virus that causes aids. researchers found that among high schoolers who had sex with more than one person in the past three months, only 24 percent were tested for h-i-v. and among intercourse with more than four persons, the rate was only slightly this, despite routine h-i-v testing should start at age 15 at latest. the picture not much better for young adults 18 to 24. only one in three sexually active young adults has ever been tested for h-i-v. sobering news, since we know teens and young adults are disproportionately affected by h-i-v and are more likely to be unaware if they are infected. the message to young people and their parents is clear: if you are sexually active, get tested. it may save your parents is clear: if you are sexually active, get tested. it may save your adults are disproportionately affected by h-i-v and are more likely to be unaware if they are infected. the message to young people and their parents is clear: if you are sexually active, get tested. it may save your life.
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the tax filing season officially started today... but be on alert. scammers tend to file fraudulent returns, early in the season. so the sooner you file, the better. also, if you're enrolled in the health insurance exchange, make sure you wait to file-- until you recieve the "10-95-a" form. and because of emancipation day, you have some extra time to get your taxes done. this year, tax day is april 18th. ### a nevada student's blog about drinking so much--- she nearly died--- is going viral. last summer--- hanna law-tritz lottritz drank too much whisky-- at night in the country. the 20 year old was flown to renown and treated. she wrote an honest and frank blog about that night-- and the post has been seen over 400- thousand times. the journalism student says-- she hopes others can learn from her horibble mistakes.
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drinking so much and maybe be more responsible with drinking and i thought if reach one person then it would be worth sharing such a personal thing."" if you would like to read the entire blog post-- just go to kolo- tv-dot-com and click on hot topics. ### josh little is here now, with a preview of sports. a game between ranked teams in high school hoops tonight and a pair of top 5 teams go down in college basketball
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"you're watching kolo 8 sports now with josh little."
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teams in high school hoops tonight... spanish springs hosting both teams ranked in our top 5 the cougars are 4th, lancers go inside right away to their big man... octavion corley... he had a team-high 18 points... this one's a little tougher!... garrett ill with the sick move on the fast break... lancers starting off fast... cougs on the run this time... daulton o'connell with the nice little floater over corely... that's a tough shot!... then back inside to ryan anderson... he's going to play baseball at nevada next year.... spanish springs wins it 70-56 a few other scores called in... north valleys crusies past reed... reno dumps hug by 19... and carson holds off galena, winning 60-54 over to north valleys... the girls hosting reed... serene townsell- williams with the stutter-step and score... she had 8 points.... north valleys was firing tonight.... sherise darrough from
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then it's morgan daniels with a three of her own... she scored 14... panthers win it 54-44... a few other scores called in... mcqueen beats spanish springs by 13... reno blasts hug 81-21 katie turner scores 24, as manogue beats douglas... and fallon is 18-0!... they beat rival fernley by 13 on to college hoops... a huge upset in stillwater.... juwan evans had a big night for oklahoma state.... 22 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds... the cowboys stun 3rd ranked kansas 86-67... ok state came in just a game over .500... another top 5 team goes down in cinncinati.... tre campbell took over for georgetown... he scored a career-high 21 points, including 17 in the first half... the hoyas upset 5th- ranked xavier 81-72... the wolf pack takes on
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the key to beating them adams... the senior guard is leading the conference points per game... he scored 20 against the month... and erupted for 38 in their last game, a win on the road at new mexico. musselman: "he's explosive. he can score the ball from 3- point range. josh adams is a guy who's a high-volume free throw attempt player. and he's probably the single most difficult league." tipoff tomorrow night is at 6pm... wyoming lost here in reno earlier this month... the pack is a 3.5 point underdog at the sports books it's been a crazy week already at the australian open... and tonight, two former champs were looking to avoid an upset including the reigning champ... serena williams saw her sister get beat in the first round yesterday... no chance of that for her today.. it only took an hour for her to rout su-wei hsieh in two sets... maria sharapova also
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roger federer rolled into the third round... he had 25 aces, beating alexandr dolgopolov in straight sets... four seed stan wawrinka also advanced the nightcap comes from the ice... point blank shot on goal... but evgeny medvedev has got his goalie's back... comes from behind the net to make the stick quick thinking saves the goal... thanks, josh. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner, news-talk 780, koh. here's a look at what morning america tomorrow. tomorrow on gma. exclusive. spike lee speaks out on his his oscar boycott. on his highly anticipated michael jackson documentary and for the first time see new amazing video of
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here's a look at what you'll see on good morning america tomorrow. tomorrow on gma. exclusive. spike lee speaks out on his his oscar boycott. on his highly anticipated michael jackson documentary and for the first time see new amazing video of the king of pop. tomorrow, only on abc's good morning america. jeff is back with your wakeup forecast. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 51. calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. becoming southeast in the evening. thursday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. south wind around 5 mph. chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. breezy. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. cloudy, with a high near
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