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events. edelstein is also bringing a u-s-l soccer team to reno, which will also play at the stadium. he says the team name will be announced in a few weeks. the old citi center bus plaza, is also up for discussion at the city council meeting today. there's a proposal to possibly turn the citi center bus terminal into homes, businesses, or both. if the proposal is approved-- a search will begin for interested the site was bought in 2008 by the city of reno for 6-point-6 million dollars. the fighting over reno and washoe county's bitter fire divorce... has finally come to an end. the reno city council voting this afternoon... to accept the terms of a settlement. the county will pay the city 447-thousand dollars in back workers comp fees... but that's it. both parties choosing not to argue over damaged fire engines... or missing equipment. this ends a nearly four
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between the two agencies... and fosters a good relationship... that could... in the future... lead to another attempt at fire consolidation. temperatures were well above normal today in the truckee- meadows. chief meteorologist jeff thompson is here with a check of your forecast. jeff... high wind watch in effect for the sierra front from late thursday night through friday evening. gusty, possibly damaging wind is in the forecast. power outages, tree and fence damage, and blowing possible. dry and mild weather will hold through thursday, with valley highs warming into the low 60s in some spots. by friday, gusty, possibly damaging wind will develop as a series of storm systems starts to push into the region from the eastern pacific. snow levels will begin above 8000', falling on saturday to valley floors. rain will change to snow as the colder air arrives, with snow showers in the forecast through monday morning. much colder air will persist through most of next week following the storms, so the snow that accumulates will stick around. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 59. west wind 5 to 10 mph.
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chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. southwest wind around 10 mph. friday: rain likely, mainly after 4 pm. partly sunny, with a high near 62. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. chance of precipitation is 60%. friday night: rain. low around 39. breezy. chance of precipitation is 80%. saturday: rain and snow. high near 44. chance of precipitation is 100%. new snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. saturday night: snow likely. cloudy, with a low around 32. sunday: snow likely. cloudy, with a high near 37. sunday night: a chance of snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. monday: a slight chance of snow showers. partly sunny, with a high near 34. monday night: a slight chance of snow. mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. tuesday: a slight chance of snow. mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. president obama welcomed senator bernie sanders at the white house this president obama welcomed senator bernie sanders at the white house this morning. it's the president's first sit down with sanders since the senator's democratic presidential campaign shook up the race for the party's nomination. stephanie ramos reports from washington. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders got a little taste of the white house. with a few staffers
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obama in the oval office. more than an hour later sanders emerged from the west wing ..telling reporters he had a constructive and productive meeting with the president. sen. bernie sanders, d- presidential candidate: foreign policy, domestic, some politics. but did he ask for an endorsement? bernie sanders: oh no no....of course not. a new abc news washington post poll shows his rival hillary clinton leading sanders nationally 55 to 36 percent. sanders though has cut her lead to the smallest it's been in an abc poll. today clinton is in iowa?...rallying support in a bowling alley just days before the first votes are cast. hillary clinton, d-presidential candidate: you get the first chance to speak up in the entire world about what you're looking for. on the gop side.... the very public rift between gop presidential frontrunner donald trump and fox news is boiling over again. trump's campaign says he is skipping the gop presidential debate on fox this thursday.... donald trump, r-presidential candidate: "i won't be doing the debate." the real estate billionaire took to social media blasting
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the same fox news anchor he feuded with after the first gop debate. trump's chief rival senator ted cruz now challenging trump to a one on one debate. sen. ted cruz, r-presidential candidate: "if he is unwilling to stand on the debate stage, then i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one on one debate with me any time between now and the iowa caucuses," fox news insists trump is still welcome at the debate tomorrow night. stephanie ramos abc news washington. last weekend's massive east coast blizzard kept most people from making it to work. but a few u-s senators were able to brave the conditions. "pledge of allegiance" only the women senators showed up for work yesterday. it appears all of the men took the day off. one senator praised her colleagues for braving the conditions and showing up to work.
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working group: a team which will assess the threat of the zika virus in the united states, and what measures should be taken to mitigate its effects. infectious disease specialist doctor james wilson says the team has been studying the virus since december. the mosquito which carries the virus, the ades aegypti eighties-egypt-tie has not been detected here in washoe county or the rest of the state for that matter. dr. wilson says because of the weather here, and in many other parts of the country, there is not a major concern that that disease would spread nationwide. however he says there are sections of the country that have climates that can sustain the mosquito--specifically in some parts of florida and texas. dr. james wilson/nv. state infectious disease forecast center: the next question is do we have the appropriate temperature ranges to support transmission, proper humidity levels. well we do in a couple of our states, namely the gulf states. we tend to have that kind of ecological and climatetological patterns. but it is only a few months of the year. dr. wilson says the disease spreads from mosquito to human.
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never feel the ill effects. however a smaller percentage may develop symptoms of severe muscle ache, red eyes, and malaise. there is no treatment and patients must just ride it out for 21 days. the biggest concern is women of childbearing age. exposed to the virus, their child can be born with a deformed brain, a life threatening disease called microcephaly. the stand-off with protestors in oregon has come to a violent end. several armed anti- government protestors are under arrest... and one person is dead... after a shoot-out with authorities. plus-- "we lost a great educator today" a community mourns the death of an elementary school principal who died saving their children. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 4:30 with sarah johns and weather with meteorologist jeff thompson this is kolo 8 news now at 4:30."
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standoff between anti- government protesters and law enforcement in oregon turned deadly overnight. members of the armed group occupying a federal wildlife refuge were on their way to a community meeting when a shootout erupted during a traffic stop. family of lavoy finicum says he was shot and killed. finicum had been acting as the group's spokesman. "let me be clear. it is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that has led us to where we are today. they had ample opportunity to leave the refuge peacefully. and as the fbi and our partners have demonstrated, actions are not without consequences." another protestor was
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takedown. he has been treated and is now in custody. eight others were arrested, including leader aah-min ammon bundy. most of them face federal felony conspiracy charges. ### turning now to a frightening terror plot-- a 23-year-old american citizen behind bars this morning-- accused of planning a massacre at a masonic temple in milwaukee. pierre thomas is in washington with the latest. this morning samy mohamed hamzeh is in jail accused of plotting a killing spree targeting this milwaukee masonic temple. scary to say the least. you never know where it's going to happen. the alleged plot laid out in chilling specificity. the plan: to lock the doors of the temple and systematically execute 30 people using machine guns equipped with silencers. according the fbi, hamza sought to launch the attack with two other radicals. touring the temple just last week after practicing at a firing range. agents say the 23 year old american citizen was caught on surveillance tape describing in detail
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everyone. when we go into a room we will be killing everyone. if this hit is executed it will be known all over the world. such operations will increase in america. the people will be scared." our affiliate wisn, learned hamzeh was recently fired from a kick-boxing gym where he worked as a trainer for just three weeks. let go after he was allgedly aggressive with clients and disparaging towards america. rebecca marschner: "that shot up a huge red flag-he was all about how terrible of a government we have yet he lives in america." but it was all a sting. the two other radicals were undercover, working with the fbi. after the bureau learned of hamzeh's alleged radical thinking from an informant in
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parents react to the death of an elementary school principal, who was killed, saving students from a bus crash near indianapolis. it was yesterday when officials say the school bus lurched forward and jumped a curb, heading straight towards students outside after school. the bus driver says principal susan jordan pushed children to safety before being hit. jordan was killed and two other students were injured. she had been principal at the school for more than twenty years. "they said your kid's fine but there was an incident. i'm glad he's here and he's fine, but it's a little hard. " twenty-five students were on the bus when the accident happened. the investigation into what caused the crash continues. the victims of the holocaust are being remembered in ceremonies around the world today. january 27th is international holocaust memorial day. it's also the 71st anniversary of the liberation of auschwitz... the nazi's largest concentration camp.
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least one million people died there. on this day in 1945, seven-thousand prisoners were liberated from auschwitz... most of whom were ill and dying. in honor of international holocaust memorial day, president obama plans to attend a ceremony at the israeli embassy in washington. if you are looking to make a few extra dollars... you could try selling your unwanted stuff. we'll show you how to get the most from the items hiding in your closet. and, if your skills in the kitchen include setting off the smoke detector... there is place you can go to improve your culinary skills. we'll tell you all about sierra chef. so what kind of weather can we expect tomorrow, and into the rest of the week? we will have a closer look at our forecast...and what you can expect in the days to come...right after the break. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner,
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now that classes are back in session at u-n-r... university police want to make sure students and staff are safe in case of an emergency. "siren" university police tested several different parts of the emergency alert system today: including sirens letting people on campus know there's an emergency situation. university police can also broadcast information over a loud speaker. students and staff can download the safe-pack app. it includes links to campus maps, emergency contacts, safe ride access, and police services. if you see a crime or any other kind of emergency situation... you can report it by texting u-n-r-tip... followed by any information you have to 5-0-9-1-1. ### high wind watch in effect for the sierra front from late thursday night through friday evening. gusty, possibly
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forecast. power outages, tree and fence damage, and blowing dust and debris are all possible. dry and mild weather will hold through thursday, with valley highs warming into the low 60s in some spots. by friday, gusty, possibly damaging wind will develop as a series of storm systems starts to push into the region from the eastern pacific. snow levels will begin above 8000', falling on saturday to valley floors. rain will change to snow as the colder air arrives, with snow showers in the forecast through monday morning. much colder air will persist through most of next week following the storms, so the snow that accumulates will stick around. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 59. west wind 5 to 10 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. southwest wind around 10 mph. friday: rain likely, mainly after 4 pm. partly sunny, with a high near 62. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. chance of precipitation is 60%. friday night: rain. low around 39. breezy. chance of precipitation is 80%. saturday: rain and snow. high near 44. chance of precipitation is 100%. new snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. saturday night: snow likely. cloudy, with a low around 32. sunday: snow likely. cloudy, with a high near 37.
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snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. monday: a slight chance of snow showers. partly sunny, with a high near 34. monday night: a slight chance of snow. mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. tuesday: a slight chance of snow. mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. high wind watch in effect for the sierra front from late thursday night through friday evening. gusty, possibly damaging wind is in the forecast. power outages, tree and fence damage, and blowing dust and debris are all possible. dry and mild weather will hold through thursday, with valley highs warming into the low 60s in some spots. by friday, gusty, possibly damaging wind will develop as a series of storm systems starts to push into the region from the eastern pacific. snow levels will begin above 8000', falling on saturday to valley floors. rain will change to snow as the colder air arrives, with snow showers in the forecast through monday morning. much colder air will persist through most of next week following the storms, so the snow that accumulates will stick around. -jeff
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items in your home you don't want anymore. rebecca jarvis has some surprising ways to score big on your old stuff. throwing away money might've worked for leo's character in the wolf of wall street? fun coupons! but for the rest of us, making a few extra dollars sounds a lot more appealing. enter learnvest founder hi! how are you? today's goal: show mom eliza danielson how to spot a thousand bucks right inside her closet. let's do this. first up - turn your old clothes into cash. alexa gives us her secret on how to get the most from sites like tradesy and poshmark. bundling things together as an outfit, works really well for
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clothes just like this. so you can price them together, get a little bit more money and get rid of more stuff. pairing this dress with these shoes makes an outfit, and a quick 100 dollars. next, make selling seasonal. winter coats, peak time is going to be in the fall, before you hit march. what else you got for us. cash in on those old electronics with sites like gazelle and u-sell. if you get a new iphone or ipad, sell the old one immediately. old ipods 20 dollars on ebay, ipad mini, 70 dollars on usell. but always be sure to clear your personal info. it appears you still have some calendar invites on this one. there's a baby shower coming up. finally, don't count out that really outdated tech with sites like decluttr. you get about a dollar per dvd. all in this is probably about $40 worth of dvds. and this old boombox? 40 bucks on ebay. from a pile of trash to a bundle of cash. the clothes selling for $648 plus electronics for $178 and miscellaneous items for $311. yay thank you! for a grand total of
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for eliza and her family! from cable, to internet, to your phone... all of those bills can add up. but there are ways to cut down on those monthly costs. let's start with your cable bill. according to "money talks news:" if you have a newer t-v or gaming system and high speed internet, try using a streaming service like netflix or hulu. those subscription services are often cheaper than cable. when it comes to internet service, you can save some cash by using your smartphone as a hot spot-- depending on your phone plan. next...when it comes to your cell phone bill... try a prepaid plan. all major carriers offer them. finally gym memberships. if you have a membership to costco, look into their partnership with 24 hour fitness. or you could just work out on your own at home. ### sierra chef is already an established catering company in the carson
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opening a cooking center where people of all skill levels can come and learn new skills. owner cynthia ferris- bennett is a self taught cook. she learned by trying out new dishes on her family. she wants sierra chef to be a place where everyone can feel comfortable as they to cook. "to be a cook and a chef is a constant learning process . or a home cook, it's always learning." with individual cooking stations... everyone gets hands on training through fun classes. there are a variety of classes including pasta making, girls night out and wine pairing classes. guest chefs are sometimes brought in for adult classes. but ferris-bennett's favorite classes... are the kids classes. she says it's important for kids to learn safety in the kitchen and also that there are other items to make besides chicken nuggets. we'll be right back.
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what's coming up in our next hour. we're working on several new and updated stories coming up on kolo 8 news now at 5. an explosion rocks a north valleys neighborhood today... burning a shed to the ground. authorities tell us how the fire was started. plus-- rye patch reservoir could take years to recover after an algae bloom recently devastated the fish population "tens of thousands... there were a lot of fish in rye patch. thousands of thousands of fish died in this event." tonight at five... we investigate the cause of the algae bloom... and how it can be prevented in the future. jeff is back with your ..... forecast. tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. calm wind
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mph after midnight. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 59. west wind 5 to 10 mph. thursday night: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. southwest wind around 10 mph. friday: rain likely, mainly after 4 pm. partly sunny, with a high near 62. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. chance of precipitation is 60%. friday night: rain. low around 39. breezy. chance of precipitation is 80%. saturday: rain and snow. high
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accumulation otonight on kolo 8 news now... new details about the impact of deadly algae, killing fish, in a pershing county lake. a building in golden valley burns to the ground. we'll tell you why the fire posed a big challenge for firefighters. and, spirits are high in the capital today. kolo 8 new now's catherine van will tell us why carson city officials are optimistic about the future. thanks for joining us. i'm noah bond. i'm sarah johns. the recovery... could take years. the fishery in rye patch reservoir... virtually
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