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let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. a weak slider-type system continues to push through the sierra. associated moisture has been mostly
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crest in central california. there were a few showers in the sierra and around reno earlier in the night, but keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. the massive east coast blizzard is over but the clean up is only beginning and things will not quite be back to normal today. officials in some of the biggest cities are encouraging their citizens to continue to be patient. latest. : follows-- it will not be business as usual monday -- as east coast cities like baltimore, philadelphia, new york, and the
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continue digging out from the region's major weekend blizzard. on sunday, baltimore rawlings-blake said the clean up will take time i'm asking for residents to continue to be patient. in philadelphia, the airport resumed service sunday and septa officials said most mass transit will slowly get back online throughout the day we haven't operated these trains in a couple of days now. we're doing what we can to bring people in early to make sure they operate, but it is going to be a slow start. the new york travel ban was lifted and area subway and rail lines will run today but mayor deblasio encouraged residents to avoid driving leave your car where it is. don't try to shovel it out today. and though they didn't get much snow, some residents along new jersey's shore said they saw damage from the storm worse than from super storm sandy in 2012. there was more debris than
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and here in washington, d.c. area, the federal government, as well as maryland and virginia state governments are closed again today as officials continue clean up efforts. virginia this was a major event. there was a tremendous amount of snow. i caution everybody. it's going to take a while to remove all of this snow. now that the blizzard has passed, airlines are faced with the challenge of getting back on track. more than 12,000 flights were canceled when the storm dumped ice and snow on airports from the carolinas to new england. jfk, laguardia, newark, charlotte and baltimore lost a full day of flights. and in dc? dulles and reagan national saw flights halted for 48 hours. five of the nation's biggest airlines have at least one hub at those airports, meaning flight disruptions have had a ripple effect across the entire country. police are investigating a stabbing that happened at a local motel. reno police were called to the star of reno
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arlington around 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. they say an unidentified woman was taken to renown after she was found with stab wounds to her back and stomach. based on the information we received, information was given to other officers, they were able to locate the suspect a couple of blocks away and reno officers are talking to her now. reno police say the woman is now in custody. no word on what prompted the stabbing. we're getting a look at the man who police say is the suspect in connection with two armed robberies at local convenience stores. 20-year-old austin miller is in custody on two counts of armed robbery and one count of obstructing an officer. police were called to an am/pm on south virginia street after an armed robbery early yesterday morning. a short time later, officers attempted to stop a man matching the suspect description as he left a 7-eleven on wells avenue. the man - later identified as miller - took off running - but was caught by police. officers also found a handgun that miller tried to toss while running away. after he was in custody police learned that miller was also
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leaving just before his arrest. he was searched and found to have property stolen from both stores. 33-year-old adam gardner is charged with robbery and battery with a deadly weapon after being accused of a stabbing in the atlantis casino parking lot saturday afternoon. atlantis security held gardner and a woman until police arrived after they say he tried to stab someone while trying to take their watch. the victim was taken to renown, and is expected to be ok. 25-year-old joshua canada is the third person to be arrested in connection with last week's shooting on sutro street. darius jones and christina rooney are already in custody in connection with the downtwon shooting. police say the trio held up a couple threatening them with pistols. the male victim refused and was shot. his injuries were not life-threatening. after the shooting the group ran off. a short time later,
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apartment with property taken from the victims, firearms and drugs. and in douglas county, an r-v fire is under investigation after it caught fire on fish springs road yesterday afternoon. sergeant pat brooks with the douglas county sheriff's office says the flames destroyed the r-v and threatened a near by propane tank, prompting a brief evacuation of the property. east fork fire protection district, was able to stop the fire before it reached the home on the property and fire officials say everyone got out safe. no word yet on the cause of the fire. pine middle school students and staff will finally be returning to school today after a water pipe burst over winter break -- forcing the school to shut down for repairs. school officials say asbestos abatement made the repairs even more complicated. the washoe county school district has spent more than a million dollars repairing the school. classes will start 15 minutes early everyday until spring break to help make up for that
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the douglas county community development department will be holding a meeting today - asking for public comments on solar power plant criteria. the meeting starts at 5:30 until 6:30 p-m at the community center on waterloo lane in gardnerville. last june, the board of commissioners adopted an ordinance placing a temporary moratorium on large scale solar facilities. the input received at today's meeting will be used in consideration of revised regulations. a new gas station had it's grand opening over the weekend in silver springs - the first new business in the area in years. and local officials say there's more businesses on the way. the anticipated extension of u-s-a parkway from i-80 through the tahoe reno industrial center-- to u-s 50 at silver springs-- is fueling the growth. > hoyen: "it's the tesla effect like i said. the road that's been promised to come out for at least 30 years is now
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a restaurant, a pharmacy and a truck stop are also expected ahead. there's also talk of a hub at the airport. mount rose has finally had a winter filled with lots of snow... and now the owner of the resort is looking to sell... plus... "this is the closest thing that i have to religion in my life" the match up is set. the denver broncos taking on the carolina panthers in super bowl 50. a look at some of the preps ahead of the big game. 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 mount rose ski resort is now up for sale. in a statement the resort sent out to season pass holders, it explains that at 95-
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buser is ready to retire. the resort says recent weather has made this the right time to sell. buser has owned the resort since 1971. it's a mix of private property and land leased from the u.s. forest service for a total of 12-hundred "skiable" acres. a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck south-central alaska early yesterday morning, causing gas leaks, house fires and power outages. it hit about 160 miles southwest of anchorage. police say there were no major injuries or major damage but fire fighters there were battling three house fires sparked by gas leaks. the alaska earthquake
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a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. a weak slider-type system continues to push through the sierra. associated moisture has been mostly confined west of the sierra crest in central california. there were a few showers in the sierra and around reno earlier in the night, but largely only trace amounts of snow fell. webcams did show some snow covered roads in lassen county and there could be some slick conditions mainly from truckee
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the vorticity lobe supporting this system is shearing out, and snow showers are dissipating. there will be some lingering cloud cover today from this system, but very little chance of further precipitation. otherrse, there could be some patchy freezing fog along typical sierra locations like the martis and sierra valleys this morning. a ridge of high pressure will settle over the region from this afternoon through wednesday night. the only real weather concern will be valley inversions resulting in poorer air quality each morning with poor mixing conditions as well. even with the inversions, temperatures will warm above seasonal
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western nevada and mid/upper 40s for sierra valleys. high cloud the super bowl 50 match-up is set ... the denver broncos will face-off against the carolina panthers. new york celebrated last night by lighting up the empire state building in both teams' colors. denver inched out a win against the new england patriots 20-to-18... while the panthers beat the arizona cardinals 49-15. super bowl 50 will take place on february 7-th at levi's stadium in santa clara, california. another big game everyones excited about is u-n-rs recent win against u-n-l-v with the wolf pack rallying past the rebels 65-63 -- their 4th win over the in state rival in their last 6 meetings. over 11 - thousand people attended saturday night's game at lawlor event center -- the 5th largest men's basketball crowd in lawlor history.
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over the weekend. and it wasn't a broadway play, it was about ideas worth spreading a look at reno's annual ted x speakers event. and a family's desperate search to find their puppy-- they say was stolen right out of their backyard. and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will pay .....2.25 at wolf fastop. we have a link to the and it wasn't a broadway play, it was about ideas worth spreading a look at reno's annual ted x i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked.
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then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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their puppy was stolen in front of their home. the family says that while they were outside ... a vehicle pulled up... and two hispanic men jumped out and grabbed the dog. the vehicle is described as a late 90's dark blue chevy blazer with a raiders sign on the back. now the family is asking for help from the community. tori: it feels like our family is broken.. everett: we got her 2 months right before christmas, she's been a joy to us. when she was taken, it was heartbreaking. the family says they will be offering a reward for diva's return. if you've seen her... you
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you can find their phone number on kolotv.com under hot topics. the reno police department is helping residents in old southwest reno get a neighborhood watch program going again after a recent spike in crime in the area. "a lot of neighborhood watch meetings that i do, there's neighbors that live next to each other for 0 to 15 years and they don't even know each others names, this brings the together for a common cause of protecting themselves." council member jenny brekhus organized a meeting for residents at the mckinley arts and culture center... after hearing from concerned neighbors. the decision comes after several car and home break-ins in the area over the holidays. if you're interested in starting a neighborhood watch program in your area... the easist way to get started is to call reno direct at 334-info. some of the country's great minds came to reno to shared their ideas at ted-x university
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25 speakers took center stage at a sold- out pioneer theater. 13 of them local... these speaks specialize in the fields of science, technology, business, culture and art. each speaker had about 18 minutes to spread big ideas worth spreading. the blend of speakers and music and people really sort of challenge your thinking. i am a professor by day so i fancy myself to always think broadly etc and this day even stretches it more. if you missed the ted x event today... videos of each speaker will be posted next month. there will be a tedx carson city event in april. oscars host chris rock is looking to add some fuel to the fire when it comes to the controversy surrounding the awards show. how the comedian will be taking advantage of the negative attention the show is getting. and speaking of the oscars ... it looks like a new favorite has emerged for best picture. a look at why the big short is now the frontrunner. for news while you're on the
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much of the week. air quality will worsen through
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the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend. a weak slider-type trending this morning... oscar's host.. chris rock... is rewriting his material that's the word from the producer of the academy awards who tells "entertainment tonight"... rock is reportedly planning to include more provocative material after a few black celebrities decided not to atten the oscars due to a lack of diversity in the nominations. a new oscar favorite may have appeared. the mortgage meltdown movie "the big short" was named the best picture of the year by the producers guild of america. the last eight oscar winners for best picture have also taken
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the 88th academy awards go down february 28th right here on abc.## and basketball star shaquille o'neal went out of his way to play a game of hoops with some kids in florida... i told you i was going to brign some backup.. shaq heard the story about a gainesville police officer who decided to shoot some hoops with the kids instead of reprimand them for a noise complaint. dash-cam video of the short game went viral. officer bobby white went back to the neighborhood over the weekend with shaq.. who surprised them with another game of basketball. g-p-d said shaq specifically said he wanted to keep it quiet to surprise the kids and
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here on good morning reno... i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. it's time ... let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast.
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will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. the nevada public
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to decide whether to apply its new rates to current solar customers. kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan has more on what today's decision could mean for the solar community going forward. this has been a controversial topic for some time now ... but depending which direction commissioners decide to go today ... it could mean a bit of relief for people who bought their solar panels in years past. ... commissioner david noble submitted a draft order last wednesday calling for reconsideration of the so-called "grandfathering" issue. meaning the commission could vote to apply the new, higher rates to only new customers ... and allow existing solar customers to pay the more favorable rates they'd been paying prior to the rate hike. 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. at a meeting two weeks ago ... commissioners decided to uphold the rate hike. that decision has forced several solar companies to stop sales in nevada. premier solar solutions recently announced that it closed its office in
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company officials say they had to lay off 66 employees ... and will be moving to a state with "more favorable policies". national solar companies-- solarcity and sun-run layed off more than 650 employees as a result of the new rates. today's meeting will be held jointly at the public utilities commission offices in both carson city and las vegas starting at 9:30. also happening today in carson city ... solarcity is expected to make a big announcement at eight a-m. they haven't released any details as to what they'll be announcing ... so we'll just have to wait and see. you can of course check our website kolotv.com or download the kolo 8 app for the latest developments. now to the 20-16 presidential race. the countdown to the iowa caucuses is on. democrats are kicking off their big iowa push with a town hall tonight in des moines... as republicans hit the campaign trail hard in the final sprint before
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day. this, after a weekend of endorsements, tough talk, and maybe even another contender. reid binion reports. with the iowa caucuses fast approaching... ...the presidential primary campaign is seeing key endorsements and confident rhetoric on both sides. the des moines register saturday endorsed hillary clinton for the democrats... ...and marco rubio on the republican side. presidential candidate "well we're pleased obviously, anytime we can get people to ratify what our campaign is about." a day later clinton picked up another endorsement from the boston globe. conservative voice glenn beck endorsed ted cruz. meanwhile, donald trump raised eyebrows with this comment about the loyalty of his supporters. presidential candidate "did you ever see that? where i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters okay? it's like incredible." the billionaire businessman gave a far more cordial response to news that former new york mayor michael
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independent white house bid. i'd love to have him come in cause i love the competition frankly, i mean it would be great if bloomberg - i'd love bloomberg to come in." clinton, brushing off any notion that she would feel threatened by a bloomberg run. "the way i read what he said is, if i didn't get the nomination, he might consider it. well, i'm going to relieve him of that and get the nomination so he doesn't have to." ....and bernie sanders, using it to further his populist message. "if donald trump became the republican candidate who's a multibillionaire and michael bloomberg became the independent candidate who's a multibillionaire and it will tell people what i have been saying for a long time is that this country is moving away from democracy to oligarchy." i'm reid binion, reporting. new this morning. isis has released a propaganda video claiming to show 9 of the men behind the november terror attacks in paris. this is a still frame from the video. the gruesome tape shows the attackers' so-called "final messages" and some of the militants beheading hostages. the identities of the victims are not known. the paris attacks left 130 people dead. footage from the video also shows britain's prime minster david cameron. a terrorism analyst says it suggests the
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thai investigators are trying to figure out if a piece of debris may be linked to malaysia airlines flight 3-70. the metal part was found near a coastal village in southern thailand. malaysia's transport minister says it's too early to speculate if the debris is from the missing plane. president obama will reportedly tackle one legacy of the c-i-a's so- called "secret war" during the vietnam era. he's expected to announce a major initiative to clear leftover vietnam-era --continue to kill people in laos. the president will make his initiative official during his landmark trip to laos this fall. a manhunt is underway for three inmates who officials say broke out of a maximum security jail in santa ana, california. they escaped friday.... and managed to cut through steel bars in their cells and sneak through plumbing tunnels to the roof. after that, they reportedly used sheets to repel four stories to the ground.
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suspected murderer and two inmates charged with attempted murder and kidnapping. the three are considered dangerous. a 50-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to their capture. high drama in the sierra ... as a chase turned into a rescue mission... after two fugitives trying to escape from the law nearly died in freezing conditions. "i have never seen two people happier to go to jail. because they knew they were going to be dry and warm." police found a number of drugs in the suspects' vehicle ... along with a handgun. the two fugitives were hiding in a wooded area along highway 50 in el dorado county. they had no choice but to call 9-1-1 as a winter storm moved in. the pair huddled together overnight to keep warm... then on saturday morning...the swat team found them...and they were transported to a waiting ambulance for treatment. both men were treated at a hospital and turned over to authorities for arrest. more trouble for takata. a tenth death has been linked the company's
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as a result, u-s regulators added five million more cars to the 19-million vehicles already under recall. the company released a statement offering condolences to the victim's family. takata has struggled for years since its inflators were discovered to be defective. the bags can explode when activated, firing out shards of metal and glass. takata faces multiple private legal actions, millions of dollars in fines and a u-s justice department investigation. a recall is in effect for various brands of packaged salad -- that could be linked to a deadly listeria outbreak. the c-d-c says twelve people were hospitalized in six states. one patient died from the listeria infection. officials say all the patients ate packaged salads that came from a dole processing plant in springfield, ohio. the salads were sold under the brand names.... dole, fresh selections, simple truth, marketside, the little salad bar, and
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the water contamination crisis in flint, michigan has sparked an outpouring of support. so much so.... one canadian hockey team is putting the competition on hold, donating thousands of water bottles to it's rival city of flint. costa papista, president, flint firebirds "the generosity of the windsor community and the windsor spitfire fans to step up and help flint in a time of need, really says a lot about the organization." the windsor spitfires collected more than 65-thousand water bottles over just a few days. the water crisis has gained national attention. today, michigan's attorney general is expected to give an update on the investigation and whether any laws were
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that left the city's drinking water contaminated with lead. sure... you can use a coupon and save a dollar maybe... coming up though we'll tell you about some apps that could actually make you some money. "i'm just happy to be alive. so, you know, it was scary. " why an american airlrlnes flight from miami made an emergency landing. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast"
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was forced to make an emergency landing in canada after severe turbulence. it hit like a big dip and that's, uh, some flight attendants were
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hurt themselves, and then the other people, like, i guess people passed out, because, you know, it was bad, scary. seven passengers were hospitalized with injuries. the american airlines flight landed at saint john's international airport in canada last night. the flight was headed from miami to milan, italy. three flight attendants and four passengers were among those hospitalized. a ridge of high pressure will bring dry conditions through much of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the next system moves into the region bringing chances for rain and snow by the end of the week into the weekend.
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system continues to push through the sierra. associated moisture has been mostly confined west of the sierra crest in central california. there were a few showers in the sierra and around reno earlier in the night, but largely only trace amounts of snow fell. webcams did show some snow covered roads in lassen county and there could be some slick conditions mainly from truckee northward. however, the vorticity lobe supporting this system is shearing out, and snow showers are dissipating. there will be some lingering cloud cover today from this system, but very little chance of further precipitation. otherwise, there could be some patchy freezing fog along typical
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the martis and sierra valleys this morning. a ridge of high pressure will settle over the region from this afternoon through wednesday night. the only real weather concern will be valley inversions resulting in poorer air quality each morning with poor mixing conditions as well. even with the inversions, temperatures will warm above seasonal averages into the low/mid 50s for western nevada and mid/upper 40s for sierra valleys. high cloud cover begins to increase later wednesday as the next system approaches the
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we have some easy ways for you to save and make money, just by downloading certain apps to your smart phone. according to money saving mom dot com, you can download an app called 'shopkick' and recieve mobile coupons plus rewards for walking into stores. another app that can earn you money is called jing-it. it pays you to watch online ads. you can also earn money for downloading the mobile app, scanning items at walmart, and answering a couple of questions. or get the 'i-botta' app. it's an app similar to 'jing-it' but it requires a product purchase in order to earn money.
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me-not' to save a little cash. it allows you to browse all the best coupons available and get deal alerts while shopping at your favorite malls. finally, the app 'swag- bucks' earns you money for watching videos on your phone. you can earn 2 'swagbucks' for every 5 videos watched. there's a limit of 50 swagbucks per day that you can earn per device, but that can add up quickly. quickly. sky tavern finally opened over the weekend.
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ski bunnies enjoying opening day and what the resort has to offer this season. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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again! again? again! again! general mills is removing artificial flavors and colors from our cereals. soou can love cereal... again! delays.... sky tavern ski and snowboard school
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season over the weekend. kolo 8 news now's chris buckley has the story. "i love snowboarding" "hows the snow? good." about 14-hundred kids took to the slopes at sky tavern for opening day sunday. "we have great weather we have great snow, great fun and the program is doing well we have a bunch of happy kids and a bunch of happy parents which is awesome." the snow is better than it's been in years... but the winter weather also responsible for pushing back the start date.. from the 16th to the 24th. "we had too much wind a little too much ice. safety is our first concern and we wanted to make sure we had a good safe project." sky tavern is the nation's oldest and largest non profit ski and snowboard program... and it's all volunteer run. a lot of the instructors learned to ski here. "it's a great way to learn the basics, get on the big hill." and now pass that knowledge on to the next generation.
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smiles and having them ski" there's still time to sign up... and room for all ages and abilities. "we have a great adaptive program, great sky kids program so it's a very good program for the community its a great community service for everyone here." at sky tavern chris buckley kolo 8 news now. we'll be right back... good morning - coming up on gma - an abc news exclusive: the florida mom caught on camera fighting off carjackers - the two armed men threatening her kids inside - this morning, she's speaking out about
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here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chick. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. look at this sweet face. so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin
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keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's it looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. here's a look at today's top stories.... police arrested a woman who they say stabbed another woman at the star of reno motel yesterday afternoon. police say the victim was taken to renown with stab wounds to her back and stomach. no word on what led up to the incident. we're getting a look at the man who police say robbed two local convenience stores. 20-year-old austin miller was arrested yesterday. he's accused of holding up both an "am pm" on south virginia and a 7- eleven on wells avenue. police say they searched him and found
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of the week. air quality will worsen through mid week before the well. even with the inversions, temperatures will warm this could be the most adorable video of the day. two little kids enjoying all that snow on the east coast... getting pulled around by their dog! this is in arlington, virginia. it looks like that little pup is enjoying it as much as the kids!
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good morning, america. digging out. millions buried by the blizzard of 2016, now scrambling to clear all that record-breaking snow. >> this is horrible. we've been stuck in the truck for 13 1/2 hours. >> thousands of flights canceled. this morning the struggle to get cities up and running and people back to work. the very latest, right now, on "good morning america." counting down to iowa. just a week until the first votes are cast, the final sprint is on, as new polls show trump building his lead. >> i could stand in the middle
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