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let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far?
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smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. studio. thanks very much mike. an officer involved shooting left one man dead near the meadowood mall. the shooting happened yesterday around 5: 30 p-m after a car crash on mccarran. reno police say several cars were involved in the accident but everyone walked away with non-life threatening injuries -- police say started acting erratically shortly after the crash. witnesses from marinello school of beauty - just two buildings down from the incident - say the the man pulled out a gun. that's when two reno police officers shot and killed him. "anytime we have multiple crime scenes, an officer involved shooting and an accident, you have two separate crimes involved in one incident, so it's going to take a while to piece together what happened this evening. reno police say the
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harmed but will be placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues. the investigation will now be led by sparks police. two more people have been arrested in connection with the carson city shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead earlier this month. 20-year-old daniel lease of dayton is charged with accessory to the murder of grant watkins, and accessory to robbery. 19-year-old keenan blackmore of carson city, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, and accessory to a felony. a total of seven people have now been arrested in connection with watkins murder. this investigation started on january 11th near windridge drive and spooner drive. officials believe the shooting was the result of a drug transaction. the investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are likely. if you have any information call the carson city sheriff's office at 887-2014. new details this morning... police have identified 22-year-old sarah evans
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connection with the stabbing at the 'star of reno motel on north arlington avenue. police say evans was found a short distance away from the motel after the incident. a woman was taken to the hospital after she was found with stab wounds in her back and stomach. no word on what led to the stabbing. for the second time in less than a year, a sophisticated escape from behind bars is making headlines. the daring prison break in new york over the summer revealed a detailed, complicated plot -- and the one that took place in california friday has investigators scratching their heads. reid binion has more. --reporter pkg-as follows-- "we are in a position when we absolutely need the public's help. orange county sheriff jeff hallock laying out the urgency of a manhunt underway in california... ...after three inmates broke out of the the orange county central men's jail friday. "these three are extremely dangerous felons and need to be apprehended and brought into custody immediately." two of the men are facing charges of murder and attempted murder and are thought
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and a third, already convicted of murder, now charged with kidnapping and torture officials say the inmates first cut through a quarter-inch metal plate... ...then squeezed through cramped, unsecured plumbing tunnels to the roof... ...then using bed sheets and towels to repel some 50 feet to the ground. "they're in a pod in the orange county jail. there's constantly laundry call. it's really easy to accumulate bed sheets, pillow cases and such." the inmates cleared 3 security checkpoints undetected, emerging to freedom from the hulking concrete facility. "several other security breaches occurred. we are talking about breaching in some cases significant amount of steel, bar and metal." officials say it's not clear if the inmates had help.... ...but they believe a fight that broke out friday night may have been staged to delay discovery of their escape. i'm reid binion, reporting now to the solar energy controversy here in nevada. nv-energy is reacting after their recent
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solar energy incentives brought protests from customers and companies selling solar panels. nv-energy has now proposed a moratorium on the rate changes for existing solar customers for as long as 20 years. but some are saying that measure isn't enough to help the industry as a whole. "its definietly not exagerating to say this has killed the industy. there is no solar industry left" butt with "we are the sunniest state, we should have a robust solar industry here. people like kevin benson from the no solar tax political committee have filed a referendum petition with the secretary of state's office seeking to put the matter before the voters. the p-u-c will hold a hearing on the moratorium proposal on february 8th. students listen up... a proposed statewide registration system could help you get into popular classes. higher education officials are looking into a system that would allow students to compare classes from seven public colleges. that means, a student who couldn't get into a certain class, could
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college. the nevada system of higher education voted to have staff members estimate the funding and manpower the system would need. regents will hear the proposal in march. it's a classic example of how technology can replace humans. how sprint's new app is allowing them to cut so many jobs... they say a disney theme park is "the happiest place on earth." but two employees say otherwise and are suing the entertainment giant... 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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in an effort to increase travel to the silver state, a new tourism office will be opening in india's capital. lt. governor mark hutchison will be going to new delhi to launch the new international branch. the state says nevada has a 6.5-percent share of the india travel market and according to research the top reasons for travel here are to visit family and
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high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in the nevada valleys with 40s for the sierra.
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warm a few additional degrees for wednesday with mid 50s possible for the lower valleys and mid 40s to low 50s in the sierra. as the ridge breaks down wednesday, warm air advection will bring increased cloud cover with virga and a few sprinkles north of i-80 late wednesday night and thursday. winds will also increase thursday in the northern sierra and northeast california, with gusts over 50 mph on ridges in around 30 mph in the lower elevations. there could be enough wind to mix out the western nevada valleys thursday afternoon. if the mixing occurs, western of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across
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next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys . . . . may 16, 1929 - the first academy awards are held in the blossom room at the hollywood roosevelt hotel. tickets cost $5. sprint has cut 25- hundred jobs at six customer service centers and its kansas city area headquarters as part of its plan to cut 2 and-a-half billion
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the country's number 4 wireless service provider said its subscribers are increasingly using the sprint zone app and are going online for customer care needs - a trend that has led to the job cuts. shares of the company are down more than 39 percent in the past year, after losing more than 12 percent in monday's trading. two former disney employees have filed class-action lawsuits against the entertainment giant, saying they were illegally replaced by foreign workers. the former employees worked i-t jobs at walt disney world in orlando before being laid off last year. the two say they were given 90-days to train their foreign replacements. in their suit, the two allege if they didn't train their replacements, they would not have received bonuses or severance. some 300 other workers also lost their jobs. the homeless in our community will be getting some much needed help today. how local non-profits are coming together to make it all happen. and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will
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we have a link to the cheapest prices in your neighborhood on our kolo 8 app or at kolotv.com. remember... prices are subject to
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a hot meal can be hard to come by for those living in poverty. that's why the salvation army ... along with local businesses ... are inviting the homeless to the reno events center for a free dinner. anyone who is in need of a hot meal can attend the 'feed the hungry feast'. it's happening from five to seven tonight. last year the event provided meals to more than 17-hundred people. but before that feast happens ... dozens of non-profit organizations will come together to help the homeless in our community. kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan is live in downtown reno with a look at the one-stop shop of services that in need. this is the eighth year for project homeless connect. catholic charities and saint vincent's have been gathering donations all month long ... and today they'll be teaming up with other non-profits to provide all kinds of free services to homeless men, women
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community. ... in preparation for their collaborative "project homeless connect" event happening later today, catholic charities of northern nevada and st. vincent's collected donations of warm gloves, beanies, scarves, coats, new socks and underwear, sunscreen, first aid items, sleeping bags, travel- sized toiletry items , and non-perishable food and snacks. they also recruited individuals and groups to volunteer at the event. the agency, in partnership with about 75 other local nonprofit organizations that work with the homeless population, will distribute the donated items at the annual "project homeless connect" event on tuesday, january 26th, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to noon at the reno events center on 4th and center streets in downtown reno. the event is part of a community-wide plan to help connect homeless people and those at risk of becoming homeless with a one-stop shop for services, such as: medical, dental and vision care, disability services, haircuts, job resources, pet care, housing assistance, and much more. an estimated 1,000 homeless men, women and children will be welcomed and connected to
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this is the eighth annual year of the "project homeless connect" event in reno, and it has become an effective, organized effort to coordinate services and connect with people living in poverty. connect" event happening later today, catholic charities of northern nevada and st. vincent's collected donations of warm gloves, beanies, scarves, coats, new socks and items, sleeping bags, travel- sized toiletry items , and non-perishable food and snacks. they also recruited individuals and groups to volunteer at the event.
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about 75 other local nonprofit organizations that work with the homeless population, will reporting live from the reno vents center ... matt vaughan, kolo 8 news now. beam me up scotty! this fall marks 50 years of "star trek". and you can bet the anniversary celebrations will be huge.. and they include an event in the silver state. and miley cyrus has a new role. where you can expect to see the star in the near future. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh high pressure will bring i was walking home.
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with one swipe, it devoured one of theroissants. 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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dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 trending this morning... presidential candidate bernie sanders has his own flavor of ice cream. sanders is the favorite candidate of ben and
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cohen made 40 pints of... "bernie's yearning"... in his own kitchen. it's a mint flavored ice cream with chocolate chips. he's giving away 25 pints in a contest run by the sanders campaign. the contest launched yesterday and ends at noon on february third. the ice cream is branded as "ben's best" and does not include a ben & jerry's logo. the website says ben and jerry's has nothing to do with this brand. academy awards host.. chris rock.. is smacking down some comments made by one of the show's producers over the weekend. according to entertainment tonight the producer told them that... because of the diversity controversy.. rock was throwing out the show he wrote and writing a new one. in a statement to abc from rock's publicist.. she says neither the producer nor anyone else speaks for rock.. and he has not made decisions about the content of the show. the oscars air february 28th right here on kolo 8. "these are the voyages of the starship enterprise..." that "five-year mission" began 50-years ago this fall... and it'll be a full year of "star trek" anniversary celebrations.
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conventions in las vegas and new york... a traveling exhibit of "star trek" art,.. and an interactive "starfleet academy experience" at museums in new york and ottawa. and miley cyrus is returning to television. the former "hannah montana" will star in a six-episode original series that woody allen is writing and directing for amazon. not much is known about the show yet... except it'll take place in
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"you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno." thanks for joining us 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. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in the nevada valleys 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
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california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. shot president barack obama will be proposing new legislation that will help more americans save for retirement. administration officials think the plan will give 30- million additional americans access to retirement savings. the president's ideas will be outlines in the 20-17 budget which he will submit to congress in february. among his ideas -- offering tax credits to small businesses that enroll employees in retirement plans; requiring companies to offer plans to part-time workers; and making it easier for companies to bring down expenses by participating in multiple employer plans. the plan would also allow americans to defer taxes on retirement savings. we're less than a week away from the iowa caucuses -- and the race for the number one spot is heating up. on the republican side it's trump versus cruz. and for the democrats... it's clinton
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the campaigns are striking hard-- trying to capture those final votes-- and win in the first contest for the presidency. abc's lana zak has the latest from washington. the countdown to the iowa caucuses is now being measured in hours... cruz sot "171 hours, that's all we have till the iowa caucuses. ted cruz, seeing his poll numbers slip in recent days, urged voters to turn out. cruz sot "it's now or never. we can't get it wrong again." but wrong, is what donald trump is saying about cruz, telling supporters the texan should run for prime minister of canada instead trump sot "my new battle is with a gentleman named ted cruz. because, gotta speak the truth. the canadian, the man from canada. // and speaking of truth... nats "bernie! bernie! bernie!" on the democratic side,
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what politicians usually don't-- sot bernie sanders "we will raise taxes. yes, we will," explaining during a town hall in iowa last night how he would fund a single- payer health plan-- "we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for businesses." hillary clinton also campaigning on health care in iowa... when i worked on health care back in '93 and '94, //, i was trying to get us to universal health care coverage. trying to hold on to her 6-point lead in the hawkeye state. reporter tag: just one republican debate remains... but trump threatens he may boycott. this marks the third time he's threatened to pull out of a debate. lana zak abc news washington. g-o-p- hopeful jeb bush is campaigning in elko today. the former florida governor is holding a rally at the northeastern nevada museum. it's open to the public, but you do need to r-s- v-p. we've set up a link at kolo tv dot com.
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it won't be long before those campaign signs start popping up around town... and maybe even in your neighbor's front yard. turns out, there's a real science behind them and they can have a big impact on a candidate's campaign. it's one of the oldest forms of political messaging around. colors like red, white and blue are typically used--however designers say some candidates use different colors to separate themselves from the pack. the signs are part of a larger picture for the candidate to solidify support-- but also to sway the undecided voter. one local professor says campaigns spend millions of dollars on visual presentation. "s/daniel bouweraerts/prof graphic communications tmcc that combined with how you put yourself on the internet and social media it all kind of creates this whole visual presentation that really starts to connect hopefully with the voter." experts sayay the obama campaign of 2- thousand-8-- elevated the campaign sign and successfully conveyed a name that was not familiar to everyone. and there was a refinement that pushed
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make their signs more sophisticated. officials in thailand say debris found last week is not a part of missing malaysia airlines flight 370. a large piece of curved metal was found by a fisherman on friday. both malaysian and thai officials inspected the debris-- and concluded that the metal does not belong to the same kind of aircraft as the missing flight. malaysia airlines flight 370 disappeared in march of 2014 with 239 people on board. sh a texas grand jury has cleared planned parenthood of wrongdoing over a series of controversial undercover videos. vo the videos appeared to suggest planned parenthood illegally sold fetal tissue and organs. the jury instead indicted the two anti- abortion activists behind the staged videos that sparked the controversy. they're charged with tampering of a governmental record. one of the activists leads the "center for medical progress", an anti-abortion group that released the planned parenthood videos. planned parenthood alleges the group
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suggest it sells fetal tissue for profit. some major developments out of michigan. the attorney general is now launching a criminal investigation into the flint water crisis. this-- as we get a look at new images of long lines of children, being tested for lead poisoning. here's abc's alex perez. tonight-the michigan attorney general announcing an independent team is now leading a criminal investigation into the mishandling of the water crisis in flint?water he admits, remains unsafe. . sot ag schuette: ?i would certainly not bathe a newborn child or a young infant in that water." nats a warning the family of 2-year old sincere smith wishes they would've had sooner ?that rash on the toddler's face - his mother says-caused by bathing in the lead contaminated water. over the weekend-these heartbreaking images. some children in tears, as they lined up with their families to get tested for lead poisoning. and the anger here- only growing as
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continue to roll in. 5039 we're paying for this water and this water is poison! :04 ap abcn chicago another water scare in ohio. officials in sebring say lead levels in the water are way above normal. over the weekend dozens of people lined up to get their blood tested. about 5 had higher than their systems. last week a 'drinking water' advisory was issued to customers. meantime, the head of the water department is now under fire. the agency is taking steps to revoke his license and says he may have falsified reports. parts of a small coastal town neighboring san francisco is literally falling into the ocean. but some residents-- who are being told to
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leave. and if you have a few extra grand sitting around.. you could use it to head to the super bowl.. we'll tell you why this game could be the most expensive in history. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" sarah students at the university of nevada will soon have a new way to get around. noah we'll take a closer look at the new car sharing service coming to
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kolo 8 news now at ffor dozens of people living in an apartment complex along the california coast. inspectors with the city of pacifica say the el nino related storms have made the area unsafe, as the land beneath the building gives way. tenants have been told to move out, but some aren't budging. "monica montoya: i have nowhere else to go. i just moved in two months and i don't have it like other people have it where people can just pick up and leave. i don't have money like that." each of the building's 20 units were yellow-
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which means they are under restricted occupancy. city inspectors have been monitoring the building for a while now. if the tenant's refuse to move out, they could be criminally prosecuted. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the
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10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in the nevada valleys with 40s for the sierra. afternoon highs will warm a few additional degrees for wednesday with mid 50s possible for the lower valleys and mid sierra. as the ridge breaks down wednesday, warm air advection will bring increased cloud cover with virga and a few sprinkles north of i-80 late wednesday night and thursday. winds will also increase thursday in the northern sierra and northeast california, with gusts over 50 mph on ridges in around 30 mph in the lower elevations. there could be enough wind to mix out the western nevada valleys thursday afternoon. if the mixing occurs, western
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to near 60 degrees. dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in
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with 40s for the sierra. afternoon highs will warm a few the teams are set and now football fans around the country are shelling out thousands of dollars for tickets to super bowl 50 kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is here in studio with a look at why this could be a record setting year for ticket sales. this is shaping up to be a record game all around..... not only is the nfl ditching the traditional roman numerals to mark the 50th anniversary... it could be peyton manning's final game... and it's shaping up to be the most expensive sporting event ever. ... right now... the the average resale price of a ticket for the matchup between the carolina panthers and denver broncos is just about 5 thousand 2 hundred dollars there are tickets ranging from just under 4 thousand to 15
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a pair of club seats near midfield have already sold for $12,100 each, making them the most expensive seats sold so far. these prices put this game on track to be not only the most expensive super bowl but the most expensive event... the current record holder is the mayweather- pacquiao fight... which had average ticket prices around 46 hundred dollars. this could be in part because of where the game will be played... levi's stadium in santa clara is the second largest market for ticket sales... you're also competing with bronco fans who are anxious to see what is rumored to be peyton manning's final game... but if you're looking to shell out the cash .. you may have a few more options as patriot's fans try to sell their tickets... the boston area was the biggest buyer of tickets so far, with about 14% of the tickets purchased
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offer a wellness plan. why more and more employers want you to adopt healthier habits. and the owner of mt. rose ski resort says now is a good time to sell. what changes could be coming to the resort under a new owner. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh mount rose ski resort is
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say the future owner will have a lot of options when it comes to improvements on the mountain. rose's 95-year-old owner, fritz booze-er buser, is calling it quits after more than 40- years with the resort. he bought into mount rose in 1971, and has been the majority owner for several years. he says he is ready to sell because the resort has gone up so much in value in recent years due to upgrades on the property - but officials at the resort say there's still alot of improvements that can be made. "mr. buser is stepping away, but we would hope that we get to actually fulfill that dream and expand to add some terrain to the resort that we do not currently have, so we would love to see that vision fulfilled."
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asking price for the resort but it's expected to be several million dollars. the sale would include a purchase of the all the lifts, equipment, and the land on the slide rose side. the lease on the chutes and the slide side would be transferred to the new owner. how healthy are you? it's a question many companies are asking their employees in an effort to curb rising health care costs. in fact many companies are adopting wellness plans to encourage healthy habits. they include having employees do on-site blood, body-mass, and cholesterol tests. but some companies are taking it a step farther, and are denying health care all together to employees who don't participate. many federal courts say this is perfectly legal as long as data acquired from the wellness programs is used for purposes of
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legal as long as data acquired from the wellness programs is used for purposes of overall health. people on the east coast are still digging out from that weekend blizzard. and that means one thing for kids-- snow day! the clever way jimmy kimmel delivered the news. good morning, coming exclusive: the skiier who fell 1,000 feet down joins us live - she walked away without this morning, she's sharing her story from
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let's check in with "mike keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's it looking so far? traffic running
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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.... a man is dead following an officer-involved shooting near meadowood mall yesterday. police say it all started when several cars were involved in an accident. they say one of the men involved started acting erratically shortly after the crash. witnesses from a nearby salon say the man then pulled out a gun. that's when two reno police officers shot and killed him. two more people have been arrested in connection with the carson city shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead earlier this month. 20-year-old daniel lease of dayton is charged with accessory to murder and accessory to robbery. 19-year-old keenan blackmore of carson city, is charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, and accessory to a felony. we're getting a look at the woman accused in a downtown stabbing. police say 22-year-old
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'star of reno motel on north arlington avenue. nv-energy is reacting after their recent decision to scale back solar energy incentives brought protests from customers and companies selling solar panels. the company has now proposed a moratorium on the rate changes for existing solar customers for as long as 20 years. here's lindsey with your final check of the forecast. high pressure will bring dry conditions for much of the week. air quality may decrease today and wednesday as surface inversions develop across western nevada. the next system moves into the region early friday bringing rain, snow and gusty winds into the weekend. high pressure will pass over the sierra and western nevada today, then flatten on wednesday as a strong pacific jet noses toward 130 west longitude. for today, fog in the northern sierra valleys will burn off by 10am with afternoon highs approaching 50 in the nevada valleys with 40s for the sierra.
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coast are getting some snow days thanks to that monster storm. actor chris pine joined jimmy kimmel last night and had a unique way of announcing all the school closures. "mcmanus middle school, charles j. hudson too, mocksville elementary and ronald regan academy" ad-lib we will back for an
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good morning, america. to our viewers in the west. six days to iowa. a furious fight to the finish. >> they throw all this stuff at me and i'm still standing. >> the democratic candidates make their closing arguments on health care and taxes to a packed town hall. while republican front-runner donald trump zeros in on closest rival ted cruz. >> my new battle is with a gentleman named ted cruz, the canadian. >> donald trump joins us this morning. what he's saying about 245 big question, will he join the next debate? happening now, massive cleanup. the deadly blizzard of 2016 leading to major problems on road, rooftops and homes as
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