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midtown that's bringing some southern california style to the biggest little city. thanks for joining us on kolo 8 news now midday. i'm matt vaughan.. dave lawrence is off today. let's go to dick stoddard with a look at the forecast. a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. && .short term... very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and observational trends are on track this morning. temperatures warmed at many sierra valley
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south winds kicked in and reversed any ten days before the iowa caucuses donald trump is surging in the polls, and bernie sanders threatens an upset in both iowa and new hampshire. abc's marci gonzalez is following the latest from the campaign trail. script: republican - backlash today... the rnc- disinviting the conservative publication "national review" from hosting a gop debate next month...after this cover story... saying donald trump "is not deserving of conservative support" and calling him a "political opportunist"... sot: dt: i mean people don't even think about the national review,
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little publicity, but that's a dying paper. the latest polls show trump with his biggest lead yet ...as he continues going after his closest rival ted cruz sot dt: he is very straitened / nobody likes him sot ted cruz: donald is getting really rattled. i mean, it's amazing. at every event-- instead of actually talkin' about what he wants to do for the country, he just kinda stands up there and attacks me... and - the heat is on - in the democratic race as well... with polls showing bernie sanders - ahead of hillary clinton in iowa- and new hampshire if we do well in both of those states, i think my friends we are looking at one of the great political upsets in the modern history of the united states of america clinton - on the trail with a pop-star endorsement she completely embodies the concept of woman empowerment questioning sanders electability in this cnn interview... clinton cnn sot: well, let me say this. again, it's up to the voters. i know a number of democrats, people who i highly respect are concerned
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hillary's husband and former president bill clinton will be in reno tonight. he will be at the boys and girls club of truckee meadows at 7:30 tonight. thats located at 1300 foster drive. you do need to r-s-v-p. to do that just go to kolo-tv-dot-com, and click on hot topics. the nevada public utlities commission is expected to decide whether to 'grandfather' the older, higher rates to roof- top solar power customers who bought their systems years ago. commissioner david noble submitted a draft order calling for reconsideration of the so-called "grandfathering" issue. commissioners applied the rate-hike to future, and current customers using net metering -- the process of selling excess solar energy, back to the utility. right now, a lot of current customers are upset, saying they invested thousands of dollars into panels, based on previous rate calculations parents in nevada are faced with a decision to
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because of the state's halted school choice program. the program was going to launch in february, but its still on hold. opponents argue the republican-backed program unconstitutionally diverts money from public schools. attorney general adam laxalt has filed a formal request that the nevada supreme court speed-up a decision so parents can move foward. the voucher-style program allows parents to claim more than 5-thousand- dollars in state per- pupil school funds each year, and use it for private school tuition or homeschooling. . enrollment in the nevada health insurance exchange, is topping numbers from last year. nearly 78-thousand people in nevada signed up for a plan, compared to last years enrollment, of 73- thousand. the current enrollment period began november first, and closes january 31st. the exchange is geared toward people who don't have coverage through the government, or an employer. a rising trend in infant deaths has washoe county officials urging parents to take a second look at how their children are sleeping. 7 babies have died in the last few months due to
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the washoe county medical examiner's office says these deaths were due to infants co- sleeping with parents. they say parents need to remember the a-b-c's of infant sleeping... alone... on their backs... and in a crib. safe sleeping educators say it's also critical to inform others who may watch your child about these practices. "that's you're child, be your own advocate. let them know that's your child, you're sleeping them safely, and you'd liek for them to do the same thing. them, caring for them" some of the deaths are under investigation... but so far no criminal charges have been filed. a 2.5 million dollar project is underway on i-80 to help preserve the bridges between line. n-dot says its all for the safety and mobility of nevadans. during the preservation work you're going to see lane closures over the bridges near exits three and four while n- dot makes improvements. "so we at the nevada department of transportation are rehabing the concrete and steel surfaces of the columns of two bridges in the verdi area." meg ragonese with n- dot says the bridges are
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country-- and they want to keep them that way. most of the work is taking place weekdays between 7 a-m and 3-30. the project is expected to wrap at in spring. local law enforcement agencies in the state are teaming up to reduce fatalities on nevada roadways. they say people don't think speeding is that risky so they want to remind you of some of the dangers you face. they say its easier to lose control of your vehicle while speeding. and its also harder for you to stop if you see danger ahead. seriousness of your injuries in a crash if you speed. and your seatbelt and other safety devices in your car become less effective. a new clothing boutique in midtown is gearing up for its grand opening. sierra belle offers trendy southern california styles ... bringing a modern bohemian twist to reno. owner katherine bock often attends trade shows in l-a and hand picks most of the items in the store. the store usually carries a limited supply of its clothes ... so that there's always a wide
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styles. bock says one of her goals is to provide high-quality outfits at a reasonable price. "i shopped at the big retail stores and i shopped at the smaller boutiques, so i know what costs. i know how it is, so that's why i wanted to bring something that was affordable to reno." sierra belle will have its grand opening tomorrow from 12 to 2. there will be free wine and appetizers. the shop will also donate 10-percent of its profits to step 2 ... a local non-profit that helps women rebuild their lives after recovering from addiction. a big honor for one of our local restaurants. the timber ridge restaurant at the reno-tahoe international airport ranked number two -- out of fifteen -- for one of the best airport restaurants with a great atmosphere on usa today's reader poll. if you're a nevadan who's looking for work, there's a new company settling in town who will have hundreds of positions to fill. jet-dot-com is opening a fulfillment center on u-s-a parkway. it's a company similar to amazon but it claims to offers online deals 3 to 4 percent cheaper than
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internet. the website suggest products that can be shipped from a center closest to you - helping you save on shipping, and handling costs. "the idea is to show you while you shop 'hey, you could buy that product, it is going to come from across the country, it is not very efficient, there are not much savings there, but here is another product that can come from closer to you, perhaps in the same box and here are the savings as a result of choosing that product over another,'" marc lore, the c-e-o and founder of jet-dot-com, says customers will see a decent amount of of a year. right now about 136 people work for jet- dot-com in northern nevada. it's on track to employ 500 people by the fifth year in operation. the reno big horns will be hosting a free legal active duty military tomorrow for their night. if you want free legal events center between 11 and 4. service members will be able to have a pro bono 30-minute meeting with an attorney to discuss any legal issues. all military personnel who attend the clinic
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to tomorrow's game. it is a car part you would think is a vehicle.. but it appears millions of vehicles are on the road without a spare tire... we'll tell you why but first... dick stoddard will be back with your complete weather now forecast. announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now midday, with dave lawrence and weather with lindsey matherly this is kolo 8 news now midday."
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the east coast is bracing for that setting storm... 22 states are on alert this morning. washington... just
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clipper storm... now trying to get ahead of what could be a crippling blizzard as extreme weather begins to wreak havoc on the south. here's abc's lana zak in washington package: 70 million americans today in the path of extreme weather nats 6 states of emergency already declared nats the nation's capitol, bracing for power outages, roof collapses, and worse... 5725 this is a major storm with life and death implications. washington today, begining to lock-down. drivers asked to stay off the roads, the dc metro transportation system will be closed-- you need to be where you need to be by 3:00 this afternoon. up to 30 inches of snow predicted here--50 mile- an-hour winds....and store shelves reflect the concern. outside of washington, philadelphia's airport cancelling all flights, in the new york area,
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we have 303 thousand tons of rock salt on hand." extreme conditions facing coastal communities-- sot: cecily tynan / wpvi for the delaware and jersey beaches this will be the greatest test since hurricane sandy. this nasa satellite image captured the monster snowstorm already sweeping through the east and south... cars sliding off the roads in arkansas-- nats a tornado in mississippi taking down trees as the count-down to a potentially historic blizzard, is now just hours away. according to flight aware-more than 6,000 flights- have been cancelled for this weekend?we're talking 200-thousand passengers affected. so before you head to the airport, it's worth checking to see if you can get on a different flight. you don't want to get stuck there. lz abcn, w cancelled for this weekend?we're talking 200-thousand passengers affected. so before you head to the airport, it's worth checking to see if you can get on a different flight. you don't want to get stuck there. lz abcn, w and now your kolo 8 hour-by-hour weather forecast with dick stoddar. a moderate winter storm system will
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and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. && .short term... very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and observational trends are on track this morning. temperatures warmed at many sierra valley locations when gusty south winds kicked in and reversed any cooling. precipitation began spilling over into western lassen county after midnight and the ndot camera at bogard junction shows wet roads. precipitation is spreading south
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slopes and near the crest and is currently reaching as far south as the i-80 corridor. south- southwest wind gusts across lake tahoe will continue to increase this morning and a lake wind advisory remains in effect today for wave heights 2-5 feet. gusty winds will also impact travel today along the highway 395/i- 580 corridor, especially for higher profile vehicles. precipitation will continue to spread south across the sierra this morning and should light snow should reach the crest along mono county by late morning and then increase in intensity this afternoon. spillover precipitation into the tahoe basin should also be light, perhaps a
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around lake tahoe through the morning hours, but then increase in intensity this afternoon. snow levels are 6,500-7,500 feet currently and are expected to rise slightly today, with chain controls and travel delays likely over sierra passes. late today a cold front and attendant shortwave push into northern ca. this will eventually create better spillover conditions leading to moderate snow rates with snow levels expected to fall from 6,000-7,000 feet this evening down to 4500-5000 feet by saturday morning. winter weather advisories are in effect from this afternoon through saturday afternoon for lassen-
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eastern sierra counties above 5,000 feet, the lake tahoe basin and mono county. in general, we expect up to a few inches of snow above 5000 feet in the sierra, with 3-7 inches above 6000 feet, and 6-14 inches above 7000 feet. locally along the sierra crest up to 20 inches may be possible above 7000 feet. as snow levels come down to near 4500-5000 feet, its possible we the incident caught on camera... so what led to the attack? and an alaska airlines pilot being investigated for being drunk while
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the road without a spare tire. gio benitez is here with more on what's going on and what you can do about it script: nats - highway rush hour an object in the road or a pothole in your path could stop your car in its tracks? 4 box - flat tires michelle stevens got a flat in her 2014 cadillac. sot michelle stevens: //i had a big hole in my tire. in her trunk - no spare tire -- only a tire inflation kit. after i looked at my tire, i just kinda said forget it. it's not gonna work. the kit includes a sealant that coats the inner wall of your tire and covers a puncture. and a compressor to reinflate it. but the kit won't work on all flat tires. in fact, it says right on the kit - it won't fix some common problems - like a tear on the side of a tire... or a larger puncture. shannon: we just received a call now// on a ride along with aaa in philadelphia - more drivers like michelle. shannon: now they'll have to have the inconvenience of being towed. this man now stuck in a parking lot... his car only has a kit. sot alex hagan: that's not
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tires? automakers began eliminating spare tires to make vehicles lighter to meet fuel efficiency standards. and now - more than a third of new cars - don't come with one. nat: hi we're with gma. we went to lake buena vista factory stores in orlando to ask drivers to open their trunks. // gio: can you show us your spare tire? barb barsi: spare tire? girl: do we even have one? barb barsi: we better have a spare tire. we drove, from chicago. no matter how hard she searched that car?. no spare tire. gio bridge: this is a 2015 4-door sedan. you open it up, and you find an inflation kit. no spare tire here. so when would this inflation kit work? john: when an object's gone through the tread of a tire// a nail, a screw. when the nail or screw is still in the tire, this kit's going to work well. in this video from kia?. video - tire inflation kit working you see how and when it does work. but aaa is calling on car companies to put spares back in cars john: // it's not going to take the place of a spare tire.// but what aaa is saying consumers really should understand what's in
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defend the switch to kits saying tires are so good these days, flat tires are rare. cadillac tells gma investigates "spares occupy space, carry significant weight and often go unused." hyundai tells us: "it won't help on some flats but works extremely well in many cases." adding "customers can opt for
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would you like to be paid for watching ads online. tomorrow on gmr, a money saving savvy mom shares her top apps to save and make you money. amanda dave amanda dave amanda four paws rescue of connecticut was founded by cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering
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animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. four paws rescue of connecticut was founded by cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy
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animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. four paws rescue of connecticut was founded by cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of
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country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. four paws rescue of connecticut was founded by cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and passion she has for her work. and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer and instructor, here in connecticut. all you need to do is listen to cindy talk about animals to realize the love and
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and of course, if you have ever paid attention to the staggering statistics about the number of animals we lose annually in our country, it becomes quite easy to understand how a lover of animals like cindy would create a non-profit organization dedicted to doing the right thing...saving animals. four paws rescue of connecticut was founded by cindy smith...a lifelong dog lover and licensed dog trainer
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announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now midday." welcome back to kolo- eight-news-now midday. i'm matt vaughan.. dave lawrence has the day off. let's go to dick stoddard with a look at the forecast. a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty
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moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near && .short term... very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and observational trends are on track this temperatures warmed at many sierra valley now to a former airline drunk. and charged with flying alcohol. abc's kayna whitworth has more script: this morning an alaskan airlines pilot facing allegedly flying while under the influence of alcohol 60-year-old david hans arnston arrested california home -
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flights in june of 2014 while intoxicated sot john nance: the faa's stance is that there is an 8 hour rule from bottle to throttle investigators say he flew from san diego california to portland oregon and back ?when he was selected for a random drug and alcohol test. prosecutors say both tests performed showed he had a blood alcohol concentration of .134 and .142 sot john nance: the faa says .004 but most airlines say none at all according to court documents, arntson told officials at alaskan airlines he "didn't know how it was possible because he had not had anything to drink." but -in a statement to abc news- alaskan airlines says "arntson resigned after the incident before he could be fired" new visa rules aimed at keeping terrorists out of the united states are now in effect. congress passed the provision in december following the november terror attacks in paris. it tightened the waiver program that allowed people from more than 30 countries to travel
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citizenship with iran, iraq, sudan or syria cannot enter the u-s without applying for a travel visa. that also applies to european, japanese and australian travelers who have visited those countries since 20-11. now to another case of an uber driver being attacked. this time by a doctor in miami... and the entire confrontation was caught on camera. abc's reena ninan has the story script: papers flying... nats barking and berating "get the in the car" and at times seemingly violent... this morning-- the woman seen here in a confrontation with an uber driver on sunday-- identified as anjali ramkissoon-- a fourth- year neurology resident in miami, florida. nats video - driver: can you call 911 please she's getting violent anjali: yea call 911 when ramkissoon jumped into an uber that wasn't hers? the customer who did order the uber-started recording the encounter ats video - "i'm a 5 foot girl who weighs 100 pounds, getting
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the following clash ensuing-- ramkissoon kneeing the driver-- he then throwing her down-- nats tossing items ramkissoon even tossing items from the passenger seat at one point! person filming: "you have lost your mind" anjali: "i have lost my mind!" ...before walking away. nat - good night! the driver igor belic-- speaking to local station wtvj igor belic sot - "she was erratic. she was screaming, cursing, calling me names." this isn't the first time an uber driver has been attacked - in october - this video surfaced of a former taco bell executive attacking his driver from behind. as for ramkissoon-- she did not respond to our request for comment and miami police telling abc news there was no incident report nor was she arrested... however-- her employers jackson health system-- releasing a statment overnight saying she "has been placed on administrative leave." adding
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internal investigation." to "determine if any disciplinary action will be taken, up to and including termination." a couple of consumer alerts to tell you about this morning. bri-tax child safety is recalling more than 71- thousand seats, because the handles can break, allowing the seat to fall unexpectedly. the recall covers three models, made from 2014 to 2015. bri-tax says it has received 74 complaints. if you have one of these car seats, bri-tax will send you a repair kit with a reinforcing bracket for the handle. and "mahina mele farms" is recalling these macadamia nuts because they could potentially be contaminated with salmonella. they were sold in stores in several states including california between october 21st and november 25th of last year. you can return the nuts to the store where you bought them for a full refund. the death of eagles star glenn frey stunned the music world but did anti- inflammatory medication
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having your eyesight is priceless. thats why the university of nevada is working on giving back the gift of sight with a new tool. we'll explain how. but first... lindsey matherly will be back
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how about a walk under the stars? you can join washoe lake state park in their moon light hike this weekend. it's going on tomorrow night at 5:30 along deadman's creek trail. it'll be a round trip, one mile hike to a gazebo
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lake. washoe lake state park is located on eastlake boulevard. the hike is free but there's a 7-dollar park entrance fee. and now your kolo 8 hour-by-hour weather forecast with dick stoddard. a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. && .short term... very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and
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are on track this morning. temperatures warmed at many sierra valley locations when gusty south winds kicked in and reversed any cooling. precipitation began spilling over into western lassen county after midnight and the ndot camera at bogard junction shows wet roads. precipitation is spreading south along the sierra west slopes and near the crest and is currently reaching as far south as the i-80 corridor. south- southwest wind gusts across lake tahoe will continue to increase this morning and a lake wind advisory remains in effect today for wave heights 2-5 feet. gusty winds will also impact travel today along the highway 395/i- 580 corridor, especially for higher profile vehicles.
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continue to spread south across the sierra this morning and should light snow should reach the crest along mono county by late morning and then increase in intensity this afternoon. spillover precipitation into the tahoe basin should also be light, perhaps a few hundredths of rain at truckee and around lake tahoe through the morning hours, but then increase in intensity this afternoon. snow levels are 6,500-7,500 feet currently and are expected to rise slightly today, with chain controls and travel delays likely over sierra passes. late today a cold front and attendant shortwave push into northern ca. this will
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robotics laboratory at the university of nevada has the potential to help thousands-- if not millions of people, with disabilities. that research involves brain-waves and camera technology. the lab is working on products that have sensors to help blind people... like a robotic glove that could allow blind people to find and grab an object. another idea is a finger sensor. trt: 17 mehdi rahimi, student, "the person would sense the same sensation that he would get when he moved his finger over those braille bumps.". u-n-r student mehdi rahimi says theres noththing else like this piece of technology on the market. right now these items are conceptual but the robotics lab is working to make them a reality. why did the sheep cross the road? to stop a high-speed
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new questions emerging about the death of eagles star glenn frey. frey suffered from debilitating rheumatoid arthritis for years. now his manager reportedly believes the musician died in part because of medication he took for it. abc's david wright has
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script: nats take it easy, take it easy? for rock legend glenn frey, it was tough to take it easy? later in life? because of his 15 year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. and, this morning, there are new questions about the precise cause of his death grfx1 http://www.eagles.com/splash the eagles website says frey died from complications of r-a?. along with "acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia." the band's manager tells "the wrap" he believes those complications "?were side effects from all the meds," he used to treat his disease. dr. beth jonas these medications fall into a class we call biologic therapies and they act by suppressing the immune system...it may increase the risk for infection. grfx2
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americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis chronic inflammation that occurs when the body's immune system attacks the joints. it usually starts in the hands and feet but can progress through other parts of the body. resulting in swollen joints? tender joints? and stiffness that can last for hours. grfx3 as frey's manager described: "one day his knees would hurt, his hands hurt"... saying the disease moved "from joint to joint." there is no cure for r.a? and, doctors say, some of the most effective treatments can increase the risk of infection dr. beth jonas so if you have ra and you're on a medication that suppresses your immune system... a mild infection could turn into a serious infection if it's not caught early. we may never know for sure if the drugs frey was taking allowed him to "take it to the limit" - or shortened his lifespan - or both. nats either way his friends and his fans will miss him. david wright abc news
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time now for the must see videos of the day. first up.. the world's oldest barber "work... it keeps you young i say, it keeps you young." anthony mancinelli is approaching the ripe ol' age of 105... making him the guinness world record holder for the world's oldest practicing barber. mancinelli was born in 1911... and has been cutting hair since he was.. 12... that's more
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of different hair styles. he works five days a week and has no plans to retire any time soon. sheep save the day during a high speed police chase in new zealand. police say the chase started when a car carrying four people failed to stop. the chase went on for about about hour and half until the car came across a huge mob of sheep in the road. officials say the driver did not try to run through the sheep. in all four people were arrested... including a 14-year-old boy and girl. they were charged in the police chase and with theft for getting gas and not paying for it. nasa/esa/j. maiz apellaniz take a look at these amazing images, the latest captured by nasa's hubble telescope. named trumpler 14... nasa says this diamond- like cluster of young stars is only about five-hundred-thousand years old and includes some of the brightest in the milky way. dick stoddard is back with another look at our forecast. a moderate winter storm system will
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saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. && .short term... updates on the stories we covered... head to our webchannel... kolo-t-v-dot-com. ----- hairstyles provided by rumors hair salon. ----- closed captioning provided by st. mary's regional medical center. ----- copyright 2016 -- gray television group, inc.
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