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and they're packing a big promise. find out just how many people they're hoping to employ. 3 (samantha)>> plus... two suspects are under arrest following a shooting near a local school.we explain the evidence linking the men to the victim and the latest on the investigation.. 3 (bill)>> and... a massive snowstorm is moving up the east coast... and it could affect millions of people... as well as travel plans for people here on the west coast. these stories and more.. coming up on this friday, january 22, 2016. 3 ((male voice: you're watching news 4 today on your side in high definition.)) 3 (bill)>> good morning and thank you for choosing us to start your day. i'm bill frankmore.(sam)>> and i'm samantha boatman. 3 (bill and 3 samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside...current conditions and skycam
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it over to 3 forecaster madison corney.... a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with
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3 (bill)>> turning to politics... former presidnet bill clinton will be in reno tonight as part of hillary clinton's campaign.the president is speaking at the boys and girls club on foster
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at 7:30. campaign spokespeople say he'll be focusing on hillary's plans for nevadans. you're asked to r-s-v-p by noon today if you'd like to attend. just head to the campaign website at the bottom of your screen 3 (bill)>> coming up in 3 about 15 minutes...we will have more on bill clinton's trip to nevada.. including what he had to say during his stop yesterday in las vegas... 3 (sam)>> now to this morning's crime watch... a follow up to a story we brought you yesterday on news 4 today... reno police are looking for at least two suspects in a shooting that injured a man wednesday night... reno police say .. just before 8 o'clock... reno police responded to shots fired in the 21-hundred block of sutro street right near hug school. when they arrived they found a man... who had been shot in the leg. and a female victim was not harmed. 3 (sam)>> police say it began when the two victims were walking with an acquaintance... three suspects armed with pistols reportedly approached them and
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victim. police tracked down two suspects... "darius jones" and "christina rooney". but detectives are still on the lookout for two others. 3 ((again we belive that we have the firearm that was involved in with it but these two to three other people were involved in the robbery shooting so i would consider them dangerous.)) 3 (sam)>> the incident happened in the same general area where two other shootings ... both deadly ... have happened in recent weeks. 3 (bill)>> in other crime news.. ... prosecutors are urging nevada's supreme court to reconsider reversing a recent murder conviction. it stems from a shootout at the sparks nugget during the 2011 street vibrations event.police say the shootout between rival biker gangs left one dead and three wounded.washoe county d-a chris hicks says the justices who ordered a new trial last month didn't place enough weight on casino surveillance video.hicks say the video shows a conspiracy to assassinate a hells angels leader.the sentencing was
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nevada supreme court claimed "ernesto gonzalez"... the once convicted killer... was denied a fair trial following errors by the washoe district court judge. 3 (sam)>> we have an update for you ... on a story we brought you first on news 4 today... a fire at a u-haul facility in reno... has been ruled an accident.fire officials say two u-haul trucks were lit on fire and three were damaged early yesterday morning at the u-haul business on south virgina street.according to fire division chief scott williams... the u-haul security footage shows an unknown man trying to siphon gas out of a truck while smoking a cigarette.the attempted burglar accidently started a fire when his cigarette got too close to the gas.the man fled the scene and authorities are still searching for him. no suspects have been identified so far. anyone with information regarding any of these cases is asked to contact secret witness at 322-4900 3 (bill)>> in economic news...
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nevada... and it promises to bring at least five hundred jobs to the area within five years.((governor speaks... and then drops the curtain ))3 jet dot com announced yesterday... that it's opening a new warehouse and distribution center.it will be on usa parkway in the tahoe reno industrial center... just east of reno.the company plans to hire 150 to 180 employees by the end of this year.... and then another 350 within five years.jet dot com is an online shopping site that sells a variety of products. 3 (("so it's a great locations. we've found people.. um.. to be incredibly talented. in this area. so it's a great place to open up a distribution center " ))(("and we have a great place to do business. a great place to raise a family. a great place to get a quality workforce. it had just been a matter of being able to tell our story.
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our story, they choose northern nevada.")) 3 (samantha)>> jet dot com launched nationally in july of last year. 3 (samantha)>> the university of nevada has launched a new partnership with zipcar to offer a car sharing program on campus.students can now sign up to rent a ford focus and subaru crosstrek parked at the university. rates start at 7-50 per hour... or 69 dollars for the entire day.after students sign up, they can make reservations from an app.... which also allows them to lock and unlock the cars.... and honk the horn to help find the vehicle. 3 (bill)>> the nevada public utilities commission might change its decision to apply higher rates to rooftop solar power customers who bought their systems in years past. commissioner david noble submitted a draft order wednesday ... calling for reconsideration of the "grandfathering" issue. the commission is expected to decide monday whether to move forward with noble's proposal. many current customers are upset, saying they invested
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rate calculations that are now obsolete. 3 swoosh sound 3 (sam)>> one area ski resort is doing its part to help with the environment...>> still ahead..we look at a new kind of water bottle... that will soon be available. 3 (bill)>> plus.. the east coast is bracing for a massive storm.. that could dump several inches of snow on some major cities.. affecting millions of people. 3
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3 **stinger music**3 ski resort is doing its part to get rid of plastic water bottles.the resort announced yesterday... that it will stop selling single-use plastic water bottles... and instead sell these. they are
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easily shrink down to fit in your jacket pocket.resort officials say they will be for sale at the same price as the disposable bottles.they're hoping this helps the resort reduce the total amount of plastic waste it generates. squaw valley is also installing 20 new water refill stations to fill up the water bottles when you're on the mountain! 3 (samantha)>> the mid- atlantic is bracing for the harsh winter storm that is predicted to blast through the area this weekend.(bill)>> jay gray is in roanoke (ro- an- oak) , virginia where they are bracing for a blizzard 3 new this am swoosh sound 3 ((good morning. the snow expected to start here at any moment and when it does forecasters say it will continue through late saturday. a state of emergency has been in effect in virginia since yesterday.local emergency management teams say are preparing for a record snow fall in some areas as much as 30 inches that of course is expected to cripple roadways and pretty much everything that is going on in this area through the weekend.
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the road treatment team have been out since yesterday. they are trying to keep things as clean as they can but of course everyone warning stay off the roads unless you absolutely must be there once the snow starts here.the national weather service is calling for blizzard and whiteout conditions here. brutally high winds and again that record snow fall is going to cause some problems here. we are the leading edge of a storm that could affect as many as 80 million people across the east coast here. just the beginning of what is going to be a very rough weekend.that's the latest here in roanoke. i'm jay gray, nbc news.)) 3 (bill and sam)>> we'll toss it over to forecaster madison corney. 3 (madison)a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early weather returns with near average
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3 (madison)>> a massive storm has already begun in north carolina.... where residents in the city of boone... are waking up to snow this morning. boone is located in the blue ridge mountains of western north carolina. snow has been falling most of the night and the area is expected to get as much as 10 inches in the next 36 hours. 3 (sam)>> and speaking of north carolina... american airlines is canceling all flights in and out of charlotte douglas international airport today. the move comes in anticipation of that major ice storm that is expected to coat the city. airline officials say about
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passengers will be affected. airport officials say they will be working around- the-clock to de-ice the runways for operations to resume as quickly as possible. 3 ((in 1:24 s/jack christine/charlotte douglas international airport :45"our message to folks that are traveling here in town is that if you're going to travel in the next 24 to 48 hours, you really want to talk to your airline and make sure that you're going to go when they say that you're going to go, and also be very careful about coming out to the airport. out 1:36)) 3 (sam)>> airport officials say they expect other airlines to cancel all of their flights today as well.american airlines officials say they will cancel all of their flights in and out of philadelphia and washington d-c on saturday ... when the storm is expected to move north. 3 swoosh sound 3 (sam)>> a deadly attack at a restaurant in somalia.. has killed 20 people...>> now.. which group is claiming responsbility for the rampage... 3 (samantha)>> plus.. it is a weekend of campaigning for the major candidates... as one of them launches a new campaign ad in iowa and new hampshire.. .the latest developments..
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3 (madison)>> and here's a look at your flight delays this morning.
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3 **stinger music**3 (bill)>> the top candidates for president in both parties are throwing sharp elbows at each other.. as we are coming into the final stretch before the iowa caucus.(samantha)>> nbc news correspondent edward lawrence joins us from washington with the latest. 3 decision 2016swoosh sound 3 (((trump nat sot, "we know how to close deals, i close, i'm a closer. :00-:04)(las vegas, nevada :05-:10)donald trump fired up the crowd in las vegas. he hit his main points and turned his sights on senator ted cruz's latest attack(sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate :11-:17) "you know his new line of attack is that i've become "establishment," oh give me a break."trump hit
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because his poll numbers are dropping. a new cnn/orc poll shows trump gaining momentum in iowa.. as cruz tries to narrow the gap in new hampshire.(sot: ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate :28-:35)"he's getting more and more rattled. and each day he's engaging in more and more personal attacks."former president bill clinton also campaigning in vegas for his wife...taking a slight jab at trump's call to ban muslims from entering the country(sot: fmr. president bill clinton/ no super :44-:50)"we've got to do it together... we need inclusive social policies. to get there we need inclusive politics."hillary clinton urged iowa voters to caucus for her next month meanwhile her democratic rival told a new hampshire crowd we have enough establishment politics and countered clinton's charge that he's unelectable.(sot: bernie sanders/ (d) presidential candidate 1:03- 1:10)"it gives me some pleasure to give you some facts that that might not be the case..."(--- reporter live tag ---)just 10 days to the iowa caucus and each frontrunner wants a strong showing to get momentum going into the new hampshire primary.
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3 (bill)>> keeping with politics... democratic candidate bernie sanders has released a new ad showcasing everyday americans... just 10 days away from the iowa caucuses. the t-v ad ... titled "america", features simon and garfunkel's 1968 song by the same name... and showcases everyday scenes of ordinary americans. the ad is scheduled to start airing in iowa and new hampshire today. 3 (bill)>> according to a new cnn - orc poll released yesterday ....sanders has an eight point lead... he's ahead 51 to 43 percent ... over hillary clinton among likely democratic presidential caucus goers. 3 (samantha)>> making international headlines this morning.. we are getting our first look at special american forces arriving at an airbase in iraq earlier this week. their mission is to help iraqi joint forces in the liberation of west anbar province from isis.the arrival of the u-s troops triggered mixed reaction from iraqi politicians. some were
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others welcomed the arrival.it marks the latest expansion of u-s military pressure on the isis militant group. 3 this morning... japan is lifting sanctions on iran following the completion of a landmark deal to try to prevent iran from developing nuclear weapons. the japanese cabinet approved the expected move today. it allows japanese companies to pursue investment in iran's oil and gas industry... a move that is sure to affect the economy of the region. 3 (bill)>> somalia's security forces ended a deadly siege of a beachfront restaurant in the capital city of mogadishu today. witnesses said the attackers entered the restaurant from the beach yesterday ...shooting people outside as well.according to police, more than 20 people were killed in the attack.it was not clear whether some of the dead... included the assailants.islamic extremist group "al -shabab" has claimed responsibility for the attack. 3 (samantha)>> north korea announced today.. that it has arrested an american college student for what it said were
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orchestrated by the u -s government.state media is reporting that the university of virginia student was accused of entering the country as a tourist and plotting to undermine north korean unity.it didn't say when he was arrested.the state news agency identified the student as "otto frederick warmbier" ... saying he was under investigation. australia .... authorities said today...they had seized large quantities of methamphetamine and ephedrine hidden in bar stools and soup mix packets shipped from china. four people were arrested in sydney yesterday and charged in the shipment of illicit drugs and chemicals contained in three shipping containers that arrived this month from china.customs officers found 351- pounds of meth worth an estimated 75- million dollars in the backs of the bar stools. 3 (samantha)>> sad news this morning from the world of sports... the first american man to win an olympic gold medal in downhill skiing has died. "bill johnson" died yesterday at an assisted
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oregon. johnson had been battling various health issues after suffering a stroke in 20-10. he won gold in downhill skiing at the 19- 84 winter olympics ... after publicly predicting he would win the event. johnson attempted a comeback in 2002... hoping to qualify for the salt lake city olympics. but he wiped out on a practice run at the u- s championships and suffered a traumatic brain injury. bill johnson was 55 years old. 3 and we will be right back.3 3
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3 (alex)3 >> its logistics is consolidating their warehouse... a look at the new building coming up...
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battle over increasing the minimum wage here in nevada..... we look at both sides of the issue. 3 (samantha)>> and... how the treatment of prostate cancer... may not be as time- consuming as some patients believe. these stories and more.. coming up on this friday, january 22, 2016. . 3 ((male voice: you're watching news 4 today on your side in high definition.)) 3 (sam)3 >> good morning and thank you for choosing us to start your day. i'm samantha boatman. (bill)>> and i'm bill frankmore..
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3 (samantha)3 >> we begin this half hour... with an "on your side" report. minimum wage workers in nevada could make 13-dollars an hour by the year 20-24.a carson city judge decided wednesday .... that a proposed measure for the november ballot can move forward.if voters approve the measure... nevada's minimum wage would increase to 9-25 by the end of 20-18... and then gradually grow by 75 cents every year... until it hits 13-dollars.the attorney representing the committee that introduced the ballot measure... says the current base pay of 8-25 isn't high enough for people to make a living...and increasing it would boost nevada's economy... but an economics professor at the university of nevada says it's not that simple. 3 ((it's obviously a negative
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in cost would be, if any business cost increases, that tends to discourage business, discourage employment. if you increase the cost directly of employing someone, that discourages employment. it's just obvious.)) 3 (samantha)>> opponents of the measure can still file an appeal to the judge's decision. the committee to increase the minimum wage has to collect 55- thousand signatures before it is added to the november ballot. 3 (bill)>> attorney general adam laxalt has filed a formal request that the nevada supreme court speed up a decision about the state's school choice program.a carson city judge put the education savings account program on hold earlier this month... just weeks before money was scheduled to start flowing to families.through the program ... parents can claim 5-thousand dollars per student and use it toward private school tuition. laxalt says parents moved their children to new schools assuming the program would launch in february. he proposed that all court briefs be submitted
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standard 180. 3 (bill and samantha)>>let's take a quick look outside... current conditions and skycam 3 (bill and samantha)>> we'll toss it over to forecaster madison corney.3 a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with
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3 (samantha)3 >> a national transportation company is moving its headquarters to sparks.i-t-s logistics is pouring millions of dollars into their new warehouse... which is expected to be completed this spring. news 4's alex cannito is live with a look at this latest project. 3 (alex - live) 3 its logistics will consolidate most of its business operations into a 630,000-square-foot campus at 555 vista blvd. in sparks, nev. the move will begin january, and is scheduled for completion late-may. the new campus - which formerly housed general motors - will allow its logistics to move its corporate offices, five warehouse and distribution centers, and reno-sparks truck yard operations under one roof. its logistics has signed a 12-year lease and plans several million dollars in improvements to the facility. the campus will feature expansive new corporate office space and a dedicated transportation center, including operations, dispatch, and a new driver's lounge with breakrooms, showers and restrooms. in addition, it will feature a large, easy-access truck yard with more truck and trailer parking, large indoor and outdoor meeting areas for picnics, food trucks and company events, and ample employee, customer and visitor
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3 (alex - live)3 reporting live, alex cannito. back to you. 3 (bill)>> the nevada football team will host tryouts next month.they're open to currently enrolled, full-time
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the coaching staff will be evaulating every position.. both defensive and offensive...except for quarterbacks.it's happening friday, february 12th at 2:30 in the afternoon.... at wolf pack park.those who wish to attend should r-s-v-p in advance using the email or phone number right there on your screen.you'll also have to bring a completed nevada sports physical form, results of a sickle cell blood test, a proof of insurance form and copy of insurance card, and completed nevada waiver form. 3 (bill)>> for those interested in a different position, nevada will also host an open tryout for quarterbacks, kickers, punters and long snappers on march third. details of that tryout are yet to be determined. 3 swoosh sound
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facility is on the forefront of cancer research.>> what the huntsman cancer institute is doing to treat patients with prostate c ancer.still ahead on news four
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3 3 (samantha)>> when patients are first diagnosed with prostate cancer... many imagine difficult and time- consuming radiation treatments...but that's not the case anymore... (bill)>> researchers at huntsman cancer institute are pioneering new technology... it's helping patients fight cancer without the agony... and offering hope for the future... 3 (( 23:00 i had great health, i had gotten a physical every year since i was 30 years old. jeff metcalf was surprised to get a call from his doctor... 24:11 he said your psa is 8 23:45 psa, i had no idea what that was, i thought a public service announcement.but the reality was prostate cancer... 27:40 my doctor said well, i think you have at the most 2 years.he started working with
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huntsman cancer institute... 20:42 you actually have a tumor right there.where new developments in prostate cancer research has turned 2 years... into no evidence of cancer many years later18:11 i can say today if you try to find cancer in jeff's body, you can't find it today.doctor tward says prostate cancer treatment has improved dramatically in the last decade...9:30 this is one of the machines we use to destroy tumors here at huntsman 9;34a patient lies on this fitted table...14:35 nats whirring of machine10:01 the high energy x rays can kill the dna in the cancer cells this complex machine... is eradicating cancer without the invasive procedures... 1:57 we've gone from asking men to have to endure 9 weeks of once daily radiation therapy, to as few as 5 treatments 5:22 none of our patients have to be in pain.for patients like jeff... this is welcome news...33:53 if you're going to have prostate cancer, this is the time to have it. because the research is fantastic.)) 3 (samantha)>> doctor tward says p-s-a screening can pick up cancer in someone... more than
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feel a problem.however... there is a high risk of false positives with early screening. if you are concerned... you should contact your local health care provider.for more information go to huntsmancancer dot org. 3 (bill)>> a reminder for you this morning... if you have a facebook account, be sure to "like" krnv news 4!become a fan of our own facebook page and be a part of the discussion. 3
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today continues... 3 (samantha)>> a minnesota college hockey player is getting creative by using his love of ice .. and a recent cold snap.take a look at this illuminating multi-colored igloo. mitch fritz says it took him about two days to build it.as you can see, the saint johns' freshman seems to have a thing for ice.he said he bought 500 bread tins and froze each brick inside ... at the same time ... with some food coloring.he said it was a fun project to complete and a
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3 (bill)3 >> while the east coast braces for a blizzard, a very isolated storm buried one basketball fan in denver last night.... as the nuggets hosted the memphis grizzlies. nuggets mascot "rocky" had a little "silly string" fun ... when a grizzlies' fan threw a cup of water on the unsuspecting mountain lion. turns out mountain lions can be vindictive...check out the deluge of silly string dumped on the fan by rocky and some willing participants in the seats. not even the guy's nachos and hot dog were safe from rocky's wrath. 3 (bill and 3 samantha)>> we'll toss it 3 over to forecaster madison corney. 3 a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today
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winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with
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trying to sweep the wyoming cowboys up in laramie...the last time nevada beat the pokes at home?the year was 1938...pick things up in the first half, cameron oliver with the 15 footer from straight away...he had 19 in the ballgame but didn't play most of the second half after being handed two technicals minutes apart...move to the second now, tyron criswell to his left, he knocks down the jumper, he had 19 in the ballgame and we're tied at 56...to the three minute mark, marqueze coleman trying to take over...driving in the paint, through the contacacand he scores, nevada up a point... 30 seconds later, the kickout to d-j fenner...and the junior knocks down the three ball, wolf pack up by four and feeling it...then with 20 seconds to go, it would be the seattle native once again... d-j fenner for three, one more time...nevada scraps out a big win at wyoming, 75-69...so it will be the wolf pack and the rebels of unlv on saturday night at lawlor events center...the rebs are 12-7 overall after a win at utah
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set for 7:00...for ticket information log on to nevada wolf pack.com or call 348- pack...meanwhile, one step closer to a milestone wednesday night for the wolf pack women's program...nevada knocked off wyoming 68-65 behind the 29 points of nyasha lesure to give head coach jane albright her 499th career win...nevada will get a chance to notch win number 500 for albright on the road on saturday night when they travel to unlv...tip in vegas against the rebels is set for 7:00...do you think you have what it takes to suit up at mackay stadium for the silver and blue?the university of nevada football team is going to be holding open tryouts... the workout is open to currently enrolled student that are full time at nevada... it all starts with registration on friday, february 12 at wolf pack park on campus with the tryout starting at 3:00...for more information on what you need to bring with you, go to nevada wolf pack.com or call 784-6880...time now to introduce you to the news four athlete of the week...for this
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valley and the north valleys 3 panthers...passions burrell is a senior on the north valley's girls basketball squad...on tuesdaya& she netted 14 points to help the panthers beat reed 54-44. ..we caught up with her after the victorya& she says even when shes not leading in scoring she leads by being vocal and supportivea&3 if you know of a high school then let us know about her or him...just email us at sports
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nomination...proud parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and teammates are highly encouraged to drop us a line... crazy play from tharptown, alabama...the hometown wildcats against the hatton hornets...third quarter, wildcats up big...pass inside, deflected and right off the melon of max nolen...but watch, up and in through the hoop for two points...one more time...doink, right off the dome, and it will fall through
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to try out for the a recent decision by the nevada public utilities commission has left many but a change could be coming. preparations are underway in san francisco for super bowl 50. coming up we will take a look at how it is affecting the city. welcome to news4. >> we have made it to the end of the workweek. if if you have plans this weekend you may want to reconsider. >> we have big footballs games
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championship. not a good day for travel, great day for skiing so i guess poison if you're willing to spend a lot of time in the car to get to the beautiful powder up there. why not, we will get your forecast coming up. news. bill clinton will be in reno tonight as part of hillary the pres. is speaking at the boys and girls club on foster drive at 8:15 p.m. the doors will open at 7:30 pm. the campaign spokesperson says he will be focusing on hillary's plans for nevadans. you're s to rsvp by noon if you would like to attend. let's take a quick peek outside. still a little windy out there
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some pretty good numbers elevations. >> we are looking to see one foot-2 feet of snow at the highest elevations. some of those places, blue canyon is going to get hit pretty hard and as we move further east into this year out we are looking at four inches-7 inches that lake level. still quite a bit of snow expected. today is a lot warmer so we could get a mix of rain and snow but by saturday morning we are looking to see things turn to snow even spilling into far western nevada. here's a look across the region. it's much warmer out there today as winds picked up overnight and reduced the cooling effects so we have much warmer morning lows 41 in carson city, 48 in minute and carterville and mid 30s around the lake and in reno we are at 470 and partly cloudy skies. the winds are dying down just a little bit. earlier they were at 35 miles an hour now they are out of the
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on live doppler radar we are seeing scattered and isolated showers through northern california. within the next few hours they will be hitting the sierra and turning to snow. here's a look at the winter storm warning in effect through 10 pm that is the pink shaded area 1 foot - 2 feet possible above 5000 feet again the blue canyon area as well as quincy. then we are looking at wind, rain, and snow as we look at this winter weather advisory in effect at 4:00 p.m. today and then at saturday at four pm is when it will expire. we have that lake wind advisory in effect and we are looking at gusts anywhere from 30 - 40 in the area. 554 daytime high in reno and some showers with these warmer highs. prosecutors are urging nevada's supreme court to reconsider reversing a recent murder conviction that stems
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magic -- nugget. police say the shoot out between rival biker gangs left one dead and three wounded. while show county da says the justices who ordered a new trial last month did not place enough weight on casino surveillance video. takes says the video shows a conspiracy to assassinate a hells angels leader. the sensing was reversed last month after the nevada supreme court claim ernesto gonzalez, that once convicted killer was denied a fair a fair trial following errors by the court judge. reno police are looking for least two suspects in a shooting that injured a man wednesday night. reno police say just before eight pm reno police responded to a shots fired in the 2100 block of his stature street. when they arrived they arrived they found the man who had been shot in the leg. police say began with the two victims were walking with an acquaintance. three suspects armed with pistols reportedly approached
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suspects, darius jones jones and christina rooney. but detectives are still looking for two others. this incident happened in the same general area were two other shootings, both deadly happened in recent weeks. and roma in the nevada health insurance exchanges topping numbers from the same period last year. the us department of health and human services says nearly 70,000 nevadans have signed up for a plan in the enrollment. the began back in november. that's 5000 more than the same period last year. the health exchange is geared toward people who do not have coverage through their employer or program like decay. infant deaths have been on the rise in walsall county with four in the past few months. these recent incidents happen with because of cosleeping with
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officials of the program educate all parents of the abcs of safely. say is for sleeping alone, b is for sleeping on the back and see his four crib. make sure they make sure they get in the crib as soon as possible. >> the reason apparent is cosleeping with their child is because they want to be close to the child, or they are exhausted. the baby's crying and if they just sleep with the baby than the baby's suit. >> rim says cribs for kids offers classes to parents who want to learn more about unsafe sleeping conditions. they also provide sleeping kits that include a sleep salad crib and a pacifier for healthy air flow. a pacifier for healthy airflow. for more details go to our website at news4 .com. the nevada public utilities commission might change its
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to rooftop solar power customers who bought their systems in years past. commissioner david noble submitted a draft wednesday calling for reconsideration of the grandfathering issue. the commission is expected to decide monday whether to move forward with nobles proposal. many current customers are s sack, saying they invested thousands of dollars in panels based on rate calculations that are now obsolete. the economic development authority of western nevada eight a big announcement yesterday. the announcement jet .com would be coming to northern nevada. retailer similar to amazon and rebate. the statement released yesterday said jet .com plans to hire about 150 employees initially and as many as 180 by the end of the year. also an additional 350 within five years. the main offices for it us would just ask main offices for it as logistics is in northern nevada and the company is
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their new move. >> some pretty close stuff is happening the new headquarters will be over here on vista boulevard. and to talk more about the big move happening hopefully in about a week from now. let's talk a little bit about the move, what will be happening when you move into the space ? >> where five buildings throughout the area. so we will take about 550,000 ft.2 and put them into this building. that still gives us another 150,000 ft.2 to sell so as a sales guy am excited about that. our sales team is really excited about that opportunity. >> that. our sales team is really excited about that opportunity. >> this place is huge. it's not even the entire part. let's talk about jobs. you are hoping to hire roughly 100 people and you have a week focus on the university. >> we do. we are we are very close to the university because that is where we feel we get our best
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those folks will be working in the warehouse. we have an office building that to where we house 40 young professionals in a different our unit. university is the best place to get these folks. high-energy, smart and that's just our business model. >> really amazing stuff you nevada-based. about the importance of being here in northern nevada will talk more about that coming up. attorney general, has filed a formal request that the nevada supreme court speed up the decision about the state school choice program. the carson city judge put the program on hold earlier this month weeks before money was supposed to start flowing to families. through the program parents can claim $5000 per student and use it to a private school tuition. glaxo said parents move their kids to new schools are assuming the program would
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he proposed that all court briefs be submitted within 52 days instead of the standard 180. stomac@nevada football team will be hosting tryouts next month. they be hosting tryouts next month. they are open to currently enrolled full-time university nevada students. this staff will be evaluating every position except four quarterback. happens friday, friday, february 12 at 2:30 p.m. at the wolfpack park. those who wish to attend should rsvp in advance using the e- mail or phone number on your screen. for those interested in a different position, nevada will be hosting a different trial for quarterbacks, punters and long staffers on march 3. san francisco is getting ready to host football's biggest game. super bowl super bowl 50 will be held in nearby santa clara, california october 7. some streets near the building are already blocked off. workers are busy building super bowl city , including a state
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the crowds. coldplay and beyonci are playing this year. some some of the other acts include chris isaac, alicia keys and sean hayes. they are also putting together projections that will broadcast images and form a giant screen. four teams are vying for a spot at the super bowl. patriots, panthers, cardinals and denver broncos. watch out uber a new
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detail if you have ever made a credit fumble you're not alone. credit, lisa and lisa and research the credit fumble phenomenon. behavioral cycle where young
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necessary financial education fall victim to largely avoidable financial mistakes. they found more than two thirds of consumers surveyed made at least one major credit fumble before turning 30. i made like nine. by either either overspending on credit cards, missing payment, having an account set to credit collections or defaulting on alone. 7% said better financial education in high school and college could've prevented them from making credit mistakes. america's largest automaker says it is jumping into the ridesharing business. general motors announced thursday that it will create an on demand car sharing service called maven. the automaker plans to test the service in ann arbor, michigan home to the university of michigan. it says it plans to launch additional programs in major us cities this year. gm also plans to open rental hubs with lift were drivers can read gm vehicles. squaw valley alpine meadows
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to get rid of plastic water bottles. the resort announced yesterday will stop selling single use plastic water bottles, and instead instead sell these, reusable water bottles that easily shrink down to fit in your jacket pocket. resort officials say will be will be for self same price point as disposable bottles. they're hoping it helps the resort to reduce the total amount of wasted generates. there also installing 20 new water resell stations to fill up your water bottles on the mountain. tsa agents have their hands full at america's airports when it comes to finding guns. tsa says for the 2600 guns were found in carry-on luggage last year. more than 82% of those weapons were loaded. the guns were found and more than 230 us airports during security checks. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, checks. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, denver, in phoenix saw the most confiscated guns last year.
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parts and/or ammunition in carry-on bags. however, weapons are allowed on checked bags as long as they are unloaded and passengers in for the airline. and american airlines announced its counseling all flights in and out of charlotte douglas international airport. it comes in anticipation of a major ice storm that is expected to coat the city. airline officials say about 650 flights and thousands of passengers will be affected. airport officials say they will be working around the clock to deice the be working around the clock to deice the runways for operations to resume as quickly as possible. >> error message to folks traveling here in town are that if you're going to travel in the next 24 - 48 hours you really want to talk to your airline and make sure you're going to go with they say you're going to go. and be careful about coming out to the airport. >> airport officials say they expect other airlines to cancel all of their flights today as well. american airlines officials say
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philadelphia to move north. if you're traveling today those delays and cancellations could soon trickle over. we have quite a bit moving in. right now we are really paying attention to these winds. 17 mount hour winds also picking up around the lake. still calm through dayton, silver springs and smith valley but winds are expected to pick up across the region. outside right now and read now we are sitting at 47 degrees with the winds picking up overnight last night. it reduce the cooling effect so we are starting out the day with much warmer warning lows than expected. live doppler radar showing rain and snow showers through northern california. we are going to see this low- pressure system hit the sierra and turned to snow late tonight and early tomorrow morning.
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this is 11 am today we will see the rainfall through california and eventually hitting the sierra and eventually turning spilling over into far western nevada early tomorrow morning. so saturday at 3:00 a.m. the sierra passes going to be hit pretty hard the snow and that's no will be spilling over into far western nevada. throughout saturday morning and things die out in the afternoon but we could see some showers lingering through sunday morning. at lake level today much warmer daytime highs were into the 40s so any accumulation up the lake is going to be a mix of rain and snow. but as temperatures drop tonight we could see anywhere from three inches - 7 inches at lake level. we also have a lake wind advisory in effect. as you can see the wind gusts are expected across the region. we are looking at scattered rain showers through carson city the daytime highs at 52 degrees. really the lower to mid 50s across the board. up north in susanville more
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upwards of 30 miles an hour and daytime highs in the upper 40s for susanville to the mid- 50s for sutcliffe and. again still above average for this time of year. so were really looking to see that mix of rain and snow so possibly raking up to more slushy conditions on the valley floor is than anything else. but any precipitation we see will definitely be rain on the valley floors as the daytime highs hit the 40s and 50s. on the extended forecast we have a 60% chance for rain in carson city and the storms will be lingering through sunday morning. and then the work week next week is looking pretty clear with sunny skies and daytime highs just above average for this time of year. but wind, rain, and snow on the way today and tomorrow. amy schumer is speaking out this morning after some accuse her of stealing jokes. we will tell tell you what the
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willing to do a pennsylvania judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against bill cosby. one year hill filed a lawsuit lawsuit back in october.
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the media. cosby's accused of sexual saw by more than 50 women. the judge dismissed the claims saying that statements made by cosby and his lawyer did not support a defamation claimed as defined by pennsylvania law. amy schumer is defending herself after recent accusations that some of her jokes may have been plagiarized. >> video online compares schumer's jokes with clips of other comedians making similar jokes. schumer said she has never seen the material from other comedians that she is being compared to. >> the 34 -year-old tweeted, on my life i have never and would never steal a joke. she also said she would take a polygraph test to prove it. what do you think ? >> it is just one of those
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is pretty funny. maybe she's not the first person to say it. but maybe she didn't purposely steal it. >> think about this. you this. you are on the road as a standup comedian as she was before she became famous. you hear something from the comedian before you order after you kind of work it in your own way. >> if you think single female comedians on the road they go through the same thing. maybe that's what it is. >> we will believe you schumer, you are too funny not to. an an american student is
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today. we are looking forward to the weekend skiers and snowboarders are looking forward to what mother nature may bring to the higher elevation. it sounds like the one foot-2 feet of snow we were predicting will be at the highest elevations. but still a sound like still a sound like the ski resorts will get 7 inches - a foot. >> ski resorts just had such an amazing season with the snow we have we're keeping our fingers crossed that mother nature is not done yet.
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bill clinton is going to be in reno tonight as part of hillary clinton's campaign. the former pres. is speaking at the boys and and girls club on foster drive at 8:15 p.m. doors open at 7:30 p.m. campaign spokespeople say he will be focusing on hillary's plans for nevada. you. you are s to rsvp by noon today if you would like to attend. minimum wage workers in nevada could make $13 and hour by the year 2024. a carson city judge decided wednesday the proposed measure for the november ballot can move forward if voters approve the measure that that is minimum wage would increase to $9.25 by 202018 and grow by $.75 every year until it hits $13. the attorney year until it hits $13. the attorney representing the committee that introduce the ballot measure says the current base of $8.25 is not high enough for pple to make a living and increasing it would boost and that is economy. an economics professor at the university of nevada said it is not that simple.
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just like any increase in cost would be. if any is this cost increases that tends to discourage business and discourage employment. if you increase the cost directly of deploying someone employing that would discourage his business >> the committee to increase the minimum wage has to collect 55,000 signatures before the measure is added to the november ballot. the economic development authority of western nevada made it a good announcement yesterday. they announced the jet .com will be coming to northern nevada. the website is an online retailer similar to amazon and ebay. in a statement released yesterday he just said that they plan to hire about 150 employees initially and as many as 180 by the end of the year and an additional 350 within five years. a national transportation companies moving its headquarters to spark. it is logistics is pouring
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new warehouse which is expected to be completed this spring. we are live with a look at this latest project. >> the warehouse we are standing in right now on vista boulevard in sparks and a looks empty. but in about a a weak things will start moving in as i ts is expected to move five of their warehouses and one space. and talk more about it were joined by greg. we were talking earlier at the very exciting time for businesses in northern nevada. a lot of people are coming here and expanding. what does this mean for you guys question mark >> we love to be part of it. this region is absolutely on file. so many things are coming together to make it work and have a great university, one of the best universities on the west coast. we have a great economic development program. the work that mike and standard doing over there. we have a great governor , everything is coming together.
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leaders of folks who are so bullish on this area it is really all coming together and this region is doing great. >> let's touch on jobs. 100 jobs over the course of the year. but you talk about the universe that you target the student to try to get them on board with your company. >> absolutely. the university produces great talent. and our goal is always to get at that university and find that talent and bring them into our business because they are the future. they are the future leaders and they get a great education. they have a lot of energy and that is part of our business model. >> rate stuff you have going on over here. as you can see this is not even the entire warehouse. over there behind that wall more space. some some really exciting things happening here in nevada. stay with us we will talk more about what you can expect to see as i ts logistics moves into the state. keep tahoe blue is a popular slogan seen him bumper
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will have latest details squaw valley alpine meadows ski resort is doing their part get rid of plastic water bottles. the resort announced yesterday's because will stop selling single use plastic water bottles and instead sell these. they are reusable water bottles that street down to fit in your pocket. resort officials say they will be for sale at the same price point as the disposable ones. they are hoping this helps the resort reduce the total amount of plastic waste it generates. squaw valley is also installing 20 new water resell stations to fill up those water bottles when you're on the mountain. i keep tahoe blue thing has been around since 97 when bill clinton came in and harry reid
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and they spent millions of millions of dollars to keep tahoe blue. interesting enough bill clinton is coming to reno again tonight >> and tahoe is blue. >> it is blue and all of those millions of dollars are working at keeping up with. we will see three inches-7 inches possible at lake level with this next system rolling in. but this morning the big story are these above average morning lows and we will still see above average daytime highs. 40 degrees right now incline village of 47 in reno, below freezing in silver springs. we will warm up today and a lot of the precipitation we will see on the valley floors is definitely going to be rain with the warmer daytime highs. also the winds out there this morning we are talking about they are out of the south- southeast in reno at about 70
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those winds continue to pick up throughout the day today. so on live doppler radar we are tracking rain and isolated snow showers through northern california. and by midday california. and by midday we are going to start to see the snow hitting the sierra. so at the highest elevations we have a winter storm warning in effect with one foot-2 feet possible in the pink shaded area so blue candy, quincy in california could get hit with that along with kirkwood. as we zoom and we also have a winter weather advisory in effect for parts of the sierra and and lakeland advisory in effect and we will see wind, rain, and snow with the system of course billing at the far western nevada and three inches-7 inches possible at lake level. here's what we are expecting for reno and sparks today 550 and then dipping into the mid- 30s overnight tonight. the rain showers today and possibly a mix of rain and snow tomorrow morning. will have a closer look at the storm track going up in just a few minutes. let's see how your windy
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is doing with trooper duncan or maybe his listing to some rap music. good morning trooper duncan. >> good morning. maybe a little later this morning i will. right now all the highways are looking crash free-throw the area. we of reposted chain requirements for any of california's higher elevation highways. we are currently a showing a high wind alert your urge to use caution and a high wind warning for 9-foot and above are prohibited between bowers and mt. rose 25 alternate route pleasant valley is open. - visibility can take that route this morning. are you driving in the fast lane? there are only two reasons you should be there one is making a left-hand turn the other is actively passing of vehicle. if if you're not doing either of those two you cannot be in the fast lane. be careful when this morning keep the seatbelts on and cell
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how you are looking at the opening bell on wall street this morning. numbers are looking good there up 197 points on the dow jones after what has been a miserable start to the new year. hear year. here the stories making financial headlines. the national association of realtors or report on existing home sales. real estate of zillow announces median home rental prices. industrial and high tech giant, general electric will be very results before market close.
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could damage pension funds. stocks have been tumbling in the first weeks of 2016. and if there is a quick rebound the slump will not make a difference but if the tumble continues it could be bad news for pensions. states may have to either cut in a fixed pump more tax dollars into their pensions funds. back above 16,000 on the dow up 200 points. we have high winds out there this morning and they are going to continue to pick up throughout the day today. in reno we are seeing wind at about 70 miles miles an hour. things remain calm through dayton, silver springs but around the lake winds are picking up with the lake wind advisory in effect. in reno we are at 470 and much warmer than what we would typically see this time of year. the winds pick up overnight and that reduced the cooling effect so many of the valleys are very warm this morning for the morning lows. live doppler radar lows. live doppler radar showing scattered showers through northern california and by mid day today will see this winter
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spillover to far western nevada by saturday morning. when we put futurecast emotion we are looking at quite a bit of cloud cover four western nevada and rain showers for northern california. by four pm p.m. snow all along the sierra and really picking up a mental overnight tonight. so three am saturday morning. with snow in snow in the sierra is spilling over the far western nevada we will deftly see a mix of rain and snow by early tomorrow morning with things clearing out by saturday afternoon with lingering showers through sunday morning. around the lake today is a mention the lake wind advisory in effect with winds out of the south about 25-30 miles an hour and gusting upwards of 40 miles an hour. with these warmer daytime highs we are looking at a mix of rain and snow. but as those lows drop overnight we could see three inches - 7 inches at lake level by tomorrow afternoon. scattered rain showers through carson city with a daytime high of 52 degrees. then we are looking at the
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lack , rain showers there and wind gusts upwards of 30 miles an hour. so very windy conditions across all of the region as the storm system makes its way in. the reno sparks valley floor upper 40s for verde and 490 and in the mid-50s for reno and sparks a 550. on the extended forecast we will see the storm lingers through early see the storm lingers through early sunday morning. we do of a break for the work week next week. we will see the daytime highs just above average for this time of year and sunny skies. overnight lows are going to take a dip into the teens and 20s around south lake tahoe. but for reno those overnight lows in the 20s and 30s, but again the mix of rain and snow possible early saturday morning. and sierra passes will not be easy to travel over saturday morning pretty of the snow tires, tire chains and be ready for some travel delays. the mid-atlantic is bracing for the harsh winter storm that is predicted to blast through the area this weekend.
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here at any moment , and when it does forecasters say it will continue through late saturday. a state of emergency has been in effect for virginia since te yesterday. local emergency management teams say they are preparing for a record snowfall in some areas as much is 30 inches. that is expected to cripple roadways and pretty much everything that is going on in this area through the weekend. 500 vehicles part of the road treatment team has been out since yesterday. they are trying to keep things as clear as they can. of course everyone is being warned to stay off the roads unless you absolutely must be there once the snow starts. the national weather service is calling for blizzard and whiteout conditions. really high winds, and again that record snowfall is going to cause some problems here. we are on the leading edge of the storm that could affect as many as 80 million people across the east coast. just the beginning of what is going to be a very rough weekend. that.
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rona. i'm jay gray nbc news. internode international news north korea announced the arrest of an american college student for what it said were hostile acts orchestrated by the us government. north korea state news agency reported that the university of virginia student was accused of entering the country under the guise of being a tourist and plotting to undermine north korean unity. it did not say when he was arrested. the state news agency identified the student has auto frederick were buyer saying he is under investigation. somalia's security forces and the date deadly siege of a beachfront restaurant in the capital of mogadishu today. witnesses say the attackers enter the restaurant from the beach yesterday, shooting people outside as well. according to police more than 20 people were killed in the attack. it is still it is still not clear if those killed included the assailants. islamic extremist group, all shabab has claimed responsibility.
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been held captive in a ron has returned home. a maverick money landed in his hometown of flint, michigan thursday afternoon. he's one of four americans released by oberon saturday in a prisoner swap with the us. he was sentenced was sentenced 210 years in prison after being convicted of spying in an iranian court. he. he spent 4.5 years there and said his marine training helped sustain him. he said said he is happy to be home. special american forces arrived that al asad airbase in a rock to aid a rocky joint forces in the liberation of west and bar profits from isis. the arrival of us troops triggered mixed reactions from iraqi politicians. some were dismissive of the help while others welcomed us troops arrival. some opponents all their presence as not necessary. because in their view the iraqi army and counterterrorism unit art already doing a good job. the new department was announced by defense secretary, ash carter on wednesday. it marks the latest expansion.
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wi tomorrow being national pie day we will get a preview of levi's pies trade they will be coming in a cooking a pie and great deals. plus are felt critic gives us a take on the revenant. art town and whitney hotel are partnering up for a cool event. we will will have representatives in the studio from both sides. just a quick reminder, yesterday apparently was national holiday. >> if you if you didn't give your loved ones hugs yesterday. we have that storm rolling in today a 60% chance for rain showers with these above average daytime highs across the region so that the five in reno. any any showers we see down
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turning into a mix of rain and snow. we have the storm system lingering through sunday morning. and deftly going to see snow in the sierra one foot-2 feet at 2 feet at the highest elevation so travel will be tough. >> ring in on, we will take it. thank you madison and thank you for joining us everyone. the today show is next and we
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