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when i say dot, i want you to just push the period. she's going to love me all over again now. 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. police are looking for three suspects who they say were involved in an armed robbery. and tahoe residents are celebrating this morning -- after the tahoe restoration act passed committee. charges may be filed against an out of bounds skier at sugar bowl after the resort said his actions triggered an avalanche. thanks for joining us
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i'm amanda sanchez. dave lawrence is off today. lindsey matherly joins me. high pressure will bring dry conditions through today. the next system will impact the region friday and saturday with a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra and a mix of rain and snow for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. &&.short term... model simulations have been fairly consistent the search is on for three suspects who police say were involved in a robbery and shooting near the intersection of patton
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it happened around 7:45 last night at an abandoned apartment building. police say two people were robbed in the building and one of them was shot. they were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. sparks police are also looking for three men who forced their way into an apartment just before 8 o' clock last night on 18th street. according to reports... the three suspects forced two people inside the apartment to get on the floor - one of those victims was hit in the head. the men then took off. police say two of the suspects were last seen wearing black hooded sweatshirts -- the third suspect was wearing grey clothing. they all drove off in a dark four door sedan. if you have any information about this home invasion--or the armed robbery-- call secret witness at 322- 4900. scary moments at the washoe county sheriff's office last night when deputies say a man brought a suspicious package into the building. it happened just before 5 o'clock.
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the package on his door step but didn't know what it was. deputies shut down the building and the parking lot to secure the area and investigate the package. it turned out to be harmless. everything reopened a couple of hours later. washoe county officials say a local man has been sentenced to 25-years in prison as a habitual criminal after three recent burglary convictions. 34-year-old curtis tomlinson was sentenced in washoe county court last thursday. he was convicted of burglarizing businesses in reno and sparks. tomlinson also had a dozen prior convictions in three states. he will have to serve a minimum of 10-years before he is eligble for parole. nevada is one step closer to increasing the state's minimum wage. district judge james wilson sided with minimum wage hike supporters yesterday -- ruling the petition language doesn't need to be changed. las vegas and reno- sparks chambers of commerce oppose the proposal. nevada's minimum wage is 8-dollars and 25-cents
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insurance. the measure would raise the rate to 9-25 an hour in 20-18 -- that number would increase 75-cents each year until it reaches 13-dollars in 20-24. keeping tahoe blue will be a little bit easier -- restoration act passed committee. the tahoe restoration act would provide 415- million-dollars to help reduce wildfire threats, improve water clarity, infrastructure projects, and combat invasive species. the bill is sponsored by nevada senators dean heller and harry reid, and california senators dianne feinstein and barbara boxer. boxer says the bill will aslo benefit the local economy. "lake tahoe, if you haven't been there, it's one of our most magnificent treasures and it's emblematic of the natural beauty of california, one of the defining characteristics of our state. it's a huge tourist attraction." the federal government manages
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land in the tahoe basin. turning now to two deadly avalanches. a skier and a snowboarder -- trapped under mountains of snow in montana and wyoming. seven deaths have now been blamed on avalanches this winter. abc's clayton sandell shows us how onesnowboarder was lucky to escape an avalanche at sugar bowl. script: nats - mares / ready? just seven seconds into snowboarder christian michael mares downhill run? an avalanche. nats - friend / christian! narrowly missing trees? nats - tumbling, "bleep", etc. ?tumbling downhill? shaken? but alive. nats - mares: so that happened. across the west conditions are ripe for avalanches. two people have been killed just this week, bringing the recent total to seven. every winter? an average of twenty- seven people die in avalanches. nats in california the ski resort says mares he
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trespassing in a closed area. the local sheriff says mares may be prosecuted. mares says he did not know the in verdi. why this is so concerning to school officials. with the drop in the stock market, economists say owning gold could be a better bet. 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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the r-t-c needs your help picking a new name for their new rapid transit line. it will debut in 20-18 to better link downtown reno and sparks. everyone submitting a name will be eligible to receive one free r-t-c '2-ride' pass. to submit a name go to r-t-c's facebook page or the r-t-c transit stations in reno and sparks. the winning name will be announced this spring. reno land development company will build hundreds of new homes in verdi and give funding to local schools to ease overcrowding in the area. the company is building 273 new homes and is giving 200-thousand dollars to verdi elementary, billinghurst middle and mcqueen high schools -- to help with capital improvements. the school district says the funding won't be overcrowding throughout the district, but they have a temporary solution. pete: the new developments coming in, it's going to be at full capacity at verdi elementary
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filled. mcqueen high school has 14 portable classrooms so that's well over capacity. pete etchart with the washoe county school district says the overcrowding issue is going to be difficult as the district moves foward, but their mission is to educate their students. construction on the homes is set to start in may or june. there could be another planet in our solar system. researchers at the california institute of technology have found evidence in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet. research say it has a mass about 10 times that of earth and orbits about 20 times farther from the sun than neptune. that means it would take between 10 and 20- thousand years to make just one full orbit
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high pressure will bring dry conditions through today. the next system will impact the region friday and saturday with a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra and a mix of rain and snow for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. model simulations have been fairly consistent timing the arrival of the next storm system. there are two shortwaves with this system, the first impacting the sierra late tonight-friday, and the second friday evening-saturday. strong winds develop across sierra ridges this afternoon, with south- southwest gusts increasing to 80-100 mph by midnight. wind prone locations along
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580, will see an increase in winds this mph developing by midnight. for wrn nv valleys, the stronger winds will develop friday during daylight hours with gusts 30-50 mph likely. earlier simulations showed somewhat of a break in sierra precipitation friday night between the two shortwaves, but the latest dont show much of a break. air mass stability and southerly flow should maintain strong shadowing for the east slopes of the sierra and across wrn nv through at least friday. the second shortwave will eventually lead to spillover precipitation into western nv by late
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today. the next system will impact the region friday and saturday with a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra and a mix of rain and snow for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. model simulations have invest in anything-- experts are saying it should be in gold -- since the precious metal continues to rise in value. the commodity has gone up 40-dollars an ounce in the new year and is now hovering at 11- hundred dollars an ounce. experts say people are transferring their money to gold because it holds its value. "the old analogy is a twenty dollar gold piece will buy you a nice suit. a tailored suit in the twenties cost a $20 gold coin. today a tailored suit is going to be around a thousand dollars. it is the same value, it is just a matter of which asset you are
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allen rowe of northern nevada coin says the main reason to own gold, is to have a portfolio protection in your assests. he says your gold will buy you something of equal value worldwide but the value of gold aways changes. in the last 20-years the price of gold has ranged from 500-dollars to 19-hundred dollars. investors worried as stocks plunge again overnight. and star wars fans are disappointed. here's america's mone good morning. overseas stocks were hammered overnight, setting up another rough day on wall street. >> yesterday, the dow fell almost 250 points. the s&p 500 hitting the lowest level in two years. >> already, the typical 401(k) has lost nearly $8300 in value this year. all this turmoil is blamed partly on dropping oil prices. it's good at the gas pump. but not for investors. after numerous hoverboard fires, the government is now
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companies that make them. >> and one key official wants to suspend all online sales until there is better testing of the devices. details later today on "good morning america." and bad news for "star wars" fans, the next movie in the series from our parent company, "episode viii" is being pushed back. >> so instead of memorial day weekend 2017, it will debu huh. introducing centrum vitamints. a brand new multivitamin you enjoy like a mint. with a full spectrum of essential nutrients... surprisingly smooth, refreshingly cool. i see you found the vitamints. new centrum vitamints. a delicious new way to get your multivitamins. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so?
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largest conservation and hunting expo features live auctions, exhibits, and seminars. that's going on today through saturday at the reno sparks convention center. brides to be can check out the latest in bridal fashion and wedding trends at the annual reno fantasy wedding fair sponsored by the american heart association. that's going on sunday at the reno ballroom... doors open at 11. it's time once again for sheep dip.... the parody for charity pokes fun at local newsmakers and events that shaped this year...allfor a good cause..several members of the kolo staff are also participating this year... check it out tomorrow and saturday at the nugget... proceeds benefit evelyn mount community outreach and honor flight. the diary of anne frank comes to life starting this weekend.. you can watch the play tomorrow and saturday at the bruka theater. the play also runs through mid february...show times and dates vary theatreworks of northern nevada presents the miracle worker.. the story of hellen keller and her teacher anne sullivan. performances are tomorrow and saturday and the following weekend at the laxalt auditorium.. that's located on west second street. grab the family and head to the eldorado to
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based on the hit movie... the show is currently running.... and you can see it for yourself.. now through mid april. the temptations review featuring dennis edwards will take you back in time with classic hits like "papa was a rolling stone". catch the show saturday at the atlantis and finally... comedian steve hytner is back by popular demand.. the seinfeld and modern family actor will be at the pioneer underground tomorrow and saturday. show times vary those are your 8 things to do and you can always find more ideas by heading to kolo tv dot com and clicking on kolo cares. dave and amanda toss to break
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high pressure will bring dry conditions through today. the next system will impact the region friday and saturday with a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra and a mix of rain and snow for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. model simulations have been fairly consistent timing the arrival of the next storm system. there are two shortwaves with this system, the first impacting the sierra late
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amazon-dot-com says it will offer refunds to anyone who bought hoverboards on its website. the move comes amid growing concerns that the two-wheeled balance boards are not safe and pose a fire hazard. the consumer product safety commission is investigating more than three dozen instances of hoverboards smoking or bursting into flames. amazon however does still sell hoverboards on its site. walmart says many of its u-s workers will be getting a pay raise next month. the retail giant says every walmart and sam's club employee hired before the start of the year will soon earn at least 10 dollars an hour. more than a million u-s workers will get the pay hike starting february 20th. it comes about nine months after walmart increased pay for half- million workers to at least nine bucks an hour. that pack of cigarettes could soon cost you a lot more in california. "if you raise the price of cigarettes, people smoke less. people respond to price, in particular, young
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we are trying to do is to dis-incent young people from ever starting smoking." health advocacy groups are collecting signatures for a california ballot initiative that would raise the cigarette tax by two dollars. the measure would place equivalent taxes on tobacco products -- including e-cigarettes. health advocates say the goal isn't to increase tax revenue, but decrease tobacco use. the east coast is getting slammed slammed with more severe winter weather. how just 2 inches of snow has caused big problems for our nation's capital. the latest on the tainted drinking water crisis in flint michigan and the price tag that comes with it to fix it. 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 now good morning reno." good morning.
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lindsey matherly joins me. high pressure will bring dry conditions through today. the next system will impact the region friday and saturday with a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra and a mix of rain and snow for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. model simulations have are bracing themselves, preparing for record- breaking snowfall this weekend. in some states, crews are already trying to clear roadways after
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abc's ray raimundi has more on this winter wallop. overnight-- chaos on the roadways. motorist slamming and crashing into one another. the aftermath of a combination of untreated roadways and light snow....which literally wreaked havoc across mid-atlantic states sot: "so i drove home from work and i'm not used to driving in snow, so it was pretty rough driving home, it took a while" the less than two inches of snowfall -- crippling enough in the nation's capital to even delay the leader of the free world. president obama's return to the white house -- delayed -- after his staff was forced to change plans due to the weather. sot broadcastify: "en route to the hospital. we have multiple injuries" in montgomery county maryland, just outside washington...cars were stuck on roadways for hours. sot: "just trying to stay off the roads" and in west viriginia....utility companies bracing themselves for impending power outages. sot phil moye / spokesperson appalachian power: "the thing that has us worried abotu this storm is the depth of the snow and potential for wet
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