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attention. while the national statistics -are alarmng... here in reno? officer broadway says deadly traffic crashes and car- pedestrian incidents have leveled off. still, he says, the advice about using your phone while driving is the same. it's against the law and a text isn't worth someone's life, including your own.### no human driver behind the wheel? looks like many people aren't too sure about that. a triple-a survey finds 75-percent of drivers say they wouldn't feel safe in a self driving car. however... 60-percent say they would like to get some kind of self-driving feature, such as automatic braking or self-parking. some advocates of self-driving cars argue they would be safer than cars driven by humans... because they can't get distracted or drive when tired or impaired. triple-a surveyed 18- hundred drivers.### governor brian sandoval celebrated nevada's first electric car charging station in beatty today. sandoval joined officials from the "nevada governor's
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the ribbon cutting ceremony. its part of the "nevada electric highway project:" supporting electric vehicle use in the state; ultimately benefiting the environment and nevada's economy. the governor says drivers who stop in small towns will explore while their cars charge, generating business for rural economies. after the ribbon cutting, the governor visited students at beatty elementary school.### turning now to weather-- it's very warm and very breezy here in the truckee-meadows. chief meteorologist jeff thompson is here with a check of your forecast. jeff... the ridge of high pressure along the west coast will flatten and start to weaken this week, as a series of systems moves through the pacific northwest. this will keep breezy conditions and occasional clouds in the forecast, with showers possible north of i-80 wednesday night into thursday. highs will be close to records, with some valley locations warming into the low to mid 70's on wednesday. by late friday, a change to a stormy pattern is looking more and more likely. windy conditions, with sierra rain and snow are all possible by saturday and likely by sunday. plus, more storms are lining up to potentially move into the west coast through most of next week. stay tuned! -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 40. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph
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the evening. winds could gust as high as 35 mph. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 70. southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. thursday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. partly sunny, with a high near 61. friday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. saturday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. breezy. sunday: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. breezy. sunday night: a chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. monday: a slight chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. super tuesday is here - the first day voters in high near 50.
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the first day voters in multiple states cast their ballots for a presidential nominee. the candidates are making last minute stops across the country trying to snag their party's nomination as voters head out to the polls in key voting states. marci gonzalez reports from texas. on the biggest day of voting until the general election... jacob moriarty-stone, voter: "just want to be a responsible citizen to vote. a final super-tuesday push from the candidates. sen. marco rubio, r- presidential candidate: "we are so excited about tonight and the choice and the message you are going to send to america" with 12 states voting today- and 16-hundred and ten delegates at stake overall- marco rubio and ted cruz -are focused on stopping gop frontrunner donald trump from gaining an insurmountable lead- cruz - voting today in texas- counting on his consituents to bring him - a much needed win- sen. ted cruz, r-presidential candidate: there is no doubt that any candidate who cannot win his home state has real problems while trump went into today polling well ahead nationally among republicans- a new poll out today-
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trump if they face off in november: sot trump: . i haven't even focused on hillary clinton yet, and i can tell you the one person that hillary clinton doesn't want to run against is me. and i have that on good knowledge. today - clinton hoping for a repeat of her blow-out victory in south carolina. if we don't get anything better from clinton: hillary clinton, d-presidential candidate: i will work very hard for you. while bernie sanders, casting his ballot in vermont- sen. bernie sanders, d- presidential candidate: i know that bernie sanders here might get at least one vote, i was working on my wife. says regardless of today's outcome, he is not backing down-.. the candidates - already looking ahead to another big voting day- 2 weeks before florida's primary- trump, clinton and rubio- will all be there tonight- awaiting today's results. and an update from super tuesday polls: hillary clinton has won the democratic presidential primaries in virginia and georgia... while bernie sanders wins in his home state of vermont. governor sandoval
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whoever is the republican nominee for president. the governor's statement came as the associated press surveyed republican governors and senators nationwide-- on whether they would vote for donald trump if he wins the republican nomination. just under half of those who responded would not commit to backing him. some said they would support a third-party bid over backing the businessman. sandoval has not formally endorsed a presidential candidate. he caucused for senator marco rubio last week. he told the las vegas sun back in august he thought there were better qualified individuals than trump in the race. councilman oscar delgado has announced he is running for re- election. delgado represents ward three and is the reno vice mayor. according to a release from delgado, the councilman has worked over the last year to neighborhoods. he organized several neighborhood cleanups and blight reduction efforts. the douglas county body of a woman--
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weeks-- has been found. 69-year-old carolyn batchelor was first reported missing back on february 17th. she was last seen by her roommate in the zephyr cove area. the california highway patrol fond her vehicle near inspiration point, overlooking emerald bay. search crews found her body-- buried under snow last friday. the cause of death has not been determined, but investigators don't suspect foul play. we now know the name of the woman who died valley. squaw valley-alpine meadows resort says 62-year-old elizabeth the "headwall" area on saturday. she slid through a several injuries. the resort says danel ski patrol says she was arrived on scene. they began c-p-r but danel was pronounced dead an hour later. damage was done to an overflow shelter for the homeless. an update on the city's
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building. plus-- "dad i'm naked all over the intent and i don't know what it is." an emotional testimony on the stand today... as erin andres describes what is was like to be stalked. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 4:30 with sarah johns and weather with
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this is kolo 8 news now at 4:30." officials estimate there are between one to two hundred homeless people who live on the streets in washoe county on any given day. s that number could increase due an overflow shelter closing on sutro street. it was robbed of its plumbing and flooded as a result. volunteers of america are working with the city of reno... trying to get a replacement shelter in place as quickly as they can. elaine wiseman, city of reno,"we have more than one building identified. the first one that we had identified unfortunately was sold and so
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the owner of the sutro street building did not want to make the necessary repairs to keep the building open. coming up on kolo 8 news now at five... paul harris will have more on what options the homeless in our area have in the meantime. an emotional day in court for sportscaster erin andrews as she sues a hotel and her stalker for 75 million dollars. the "dancing with the stars" host breaking down on the stand-- telling the jury about the moment she first saw a naked video of eva pilgrim has the latest in nashville. "did you have any idea you were being video-taped in your room?" "no." emotional testimony from erin andrews. erin andrews: "everybody thought i was doing it for publicity attention and that ripped me apart." "did you request a room next to ms. andrews? michael david barrett: yes i did." on the same day.. the jury also heard from her convicted stalker.. michael david barrett...
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deposition. her room, uh, and, at that point, i altered the peephole." the 37-year-old reporter and "dancing is suing barrett for filming her naked through the peephole door.. she's also suing the owners and managers of this nashville marriott. erin andrews: "no one ever called me. no one ever told me when i checked in he asked to be put next to me." barrett posted that video online.. and experts say millions watched it. erin andrews: "i was just screaming that i was naked all over the internet and i didn't know what it was ...." it's been 8 years.. and despite her best efforts to remove the video.. it's still online. paula andrews, erin andrews' mother: "she just always has this monkey on her back.. loss of security, safety." the hotel maintains.. barrett is a criminal who tricked them into gaining access to andrews.. they are being sued for 75-million dollars. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. you have one last chance to catch the
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you have one last chance to catch the nevada women's basketball team take home court. tonight is senior night for the wolfpack women's basketball team. the ladies take on boise state at 6-30. nevada will honor four seniors before tip off. have you found yourself sneezing and usual? warm temperatures and spreading pollen across the
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and, a special girl's wish is coming true... and it all happened on a very special day. so what kind of weather can we expect tomorrow, and into the rest of the week? 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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warmer temperatures mean more misery for people with allergies. we've seen pollen counts reach into the high range in the last few days. that are having the biggest showing right now. are not too far behind... as we move closer to spring. "we are starting to see more, yes. the pollen count is increasing rapidly now. so last
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symptoms. now it is high and i see more of it. i think it will go up." allergists say... you can avoid symptoms by taking drugs like claritin...zyrtec... and allegra.. but if your symptoms prevent you from breathing... you should see a doctor. the ridge of high pressure along the west coast will and start to weaken this week, as a series of systems moves through the pacific northwest. this will keep breezy conditions and occasional clouds in the forecast, with showers possible north of i-80 wednesday night into thursday. highs will be close to records, with some the low to mid 70's on wednesday. by late friday, a change to a stormy pattern is looking more and more likely. windy conditions, with sierra rain and snow are all possible by saturday and likely by sunday. plus, more storms are into the west coast through most of next week. stay tuned! -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 40. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. winds could gust as high as 35 mph. a high near 70. southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. breezy, with a southwest wind
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high as 30 mph. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. thursday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. partly sunny, with a high near 61. friday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. saturday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. breezy. sunday: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. breezy. sunday night: a chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. monday: a slight chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. the ridge of high pressure along the west coast will flatten and start to weaken this week, as a series of systems moves through the pacific northwest. this will keep breezy conditions and occasional clouds in the forecast, with showers possible north of i-80 wednesday night into thursday. highs will be close to records, with some valley locations warming into the low to mid 70's on wednesday. by late friday, a change to a stormy pattern is looking more and more likely. windy conditions, with sierra rain and snow are all possible by saturday and likely by sunday. plus, more storms are lining up to potentially move into the west coast through most of next week. stay tuned! -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 40. breezy, with a
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decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the evening. winds could gust as high as 35 mph. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 70. southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. thursday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. partly sunny, with a high near 61. friday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. saturday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. breezy. mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. breezy. sunday night: a chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. monday: a slight chance of rain and snow. mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. "singing happy birthday" a local girl battling
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and that wasn't the only thing she celebrated. koral lattin of reno turned 18 today. she was surrounded by family and friends at the annual waffles and wishes fundraiser for the make a wish foundation. during the ceremony. the organization surprised koral by granting her wish to swim with dolphins. koral and her family will get to spend five days in the bahamas together. "my favorite animal's a dolphin, i think my mom's is too, so to be able to experience that with her for the first time is cool." koral's trip is being sponsored by western nevada supply. since 1983. the make a wish foundation has granted wishes for more than 56-hundred children in northern california and northern nevada. they are a genuine life line for many in our community and they're celebrating their 25th anniversary. care chest of sierra nevada's mission is to provide medical supplies and devices for those in
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their store room north of reno contains thousands of items-- many of them donated and recycled for use by others who for one reason or another don't have access to them. peter stanton, care chest: "our programs are designed to fill gaps in insurance. so stuff that's not covered by private insurance. stuff that's not covered through medicare and medicaid and items and devices that people who are uninsured can't afford." care chest is a non- profit supported by local donations. one of their main fundraisers-- a celebrity kidnapping-- will be held this week. we'll have further details tomorrow. if you are looking for a ready... home depot is hundreds in reno and sparks. the home depot hiring event is tomorrow from nine a-m to three in the afternoon... at the west ridge court. you are encouraged to online. we have a link set up for you at kolo-tv-dot- com. home depot is looking to fill three-hundred openings at their reno
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it is part of a nationwide effort to gear up for spring... home depot's busiest selling season. in honor of super tuesday, one vermont brewery released a beer brewed for their local presidential candidate. zero gravity brewery in burlington, virginia made a specialty brew in honor of senator bernie sanders. it's called "bernie weisse". the brewery owner said people were lined up out the door and they sold through about half the product in just an hour. "as we all know he has a certain way about him so the beer is slightly sour, we say forward-thinking ale so it's kind of fun little mash up of the style of beer and senator sanders." beer lovers can get a draft at the bar or take home a six-pack or case. 20 percent of the proceeds will be donated to headcount- dot-org, an
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the word out to vote. many dogs love to chase and catch tennis balls. one shelter put that canine skill to good use at a tennis tournament
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another update from super tuesday. donald trump has won georgia. noah bond has a look at what's coming up in our next hour. we're working on several new and
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up on kolo 8 news now at 5. with winter coming to an end... it's time to think about spring cleaning. and not just your house... but your budget, too. and, the legal battle between apple and the f-b-i played out on capitol hill today... just one day after a federal judge in new york said apple didn't have to comply. four shelter dogs were given a big job... one they are naturals at. four shelter dogs rescued from slums and abandoned lots around sao paulo were trained as "ball dogs" for the brazil open tournament. their job? to retrieve balls that went out of bounds at an exhibition match... and then give them back to the players. they didn't like the "giving back" part as much as the "getting the ball" part. a local shelter hopes to raise awareness with its "ball-dog" initiative. jeff is back with your ..... forecast. tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 40. breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph
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the evening. winds could gust as high as 35 mph. wednesday: mostly sunny, with 5 to 15 mph. wednesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. thursday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain. partly sunny, with a high near 61. friday night: a chance of rain. mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly cloudy, with a
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"what i know is we're going to get a lot of delegates tonight." // "we're going to bring our country together folks. we're going to bring it together." tonight on kolo 8 news now... polls are about to close in four states as presidential candidates hope to get a big boost on super tuesday. if you've been sneezing? you know spring is one the way. kolo 8 news now's colin lygren shows us what's behind the rising pollen count. and, all that new technology in our cars can make driving more
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also means more distractions. thanks for joining us. i'm noah bond. i'm sarah johns. breaking tonight: polls just closed in alabama, massachusetts, oklahoma and tennessee. more than 16-hundred delegates are at stake across a dozen states. polls in three more states closed an hour ago. hillary clinton is the projected winner in georgia and virginia; while senator bernie sanders takes his home state of vermont. on the republican side? donald trump wins georgia. we are still awaiting results in virginia and vermont. candidates have been campaigning across the country today, trying to get supporters to the polls. here's a live look at a clinton campaign event in miami. she's expected to speak later tonight about tonight's contests. candidates have been campaigning across the country today, trying to get supporters to the polls. "today is a day that people can stand up and say no to a rigged economy where americans are working longer hours for lower wages and almost all of the

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