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caucuses set for this coming saturday at the candidates are campaigning hard in the silver state. >> over the weekend bernie sanders was in town and today it's hillary clinton's term. -- tom -- turn. >> reporter: some folks are waiting outside and they are lined up to see hillary clinton who is expected to speak around 12:30 pm. i am getting mixed signals as to whether she is running late because she had an appearance this morning at 9 am. this event may get canceled because she is going to be at the ncc later for a rally. people will be disappointed. the topic is going to be women's healthcare which is near and dear to her.
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the caucus gets underway. the republicans have their caucus next tuesday but for now it is the democratic candidates turn to get out in front of the public. they are pushing into the home stretch to gain as many as they possibly can. healthcare in general is one of the topics that sets sanders and clinton apart. clinton supports the affordable care act and she would improve it. starting over would not be practical. sanders would like to see some sort of single-payer medicare universal health care coverage for all. clinton says that is not practical. we will get a one-on-one interview with hillary clinton later today and we will share that with you online as well as on our sister station starting at 4 pm today.
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visit and rally as well. let's take a look at our forecast. >> for the next couple of days things are quiet but once we get to about the middle of the week, that is when things will change. for the first time in a while we will have a winter storm coming through on wednesday and thursday. we will break down that one for you coming up. for now it is 65 degrees for the high which is well above average for this time of year. we are looking at light winds and partly cloudy skies with hayes -- hayes -- haze.
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temperatures are climbing nearly 60 degree mark in some places. mix of sun and clouds but it is breaking apart. dry across the area for now and that will change on the seven day. the body of late supreme court justice antonin scalia returned home to virginia. the 79-year-old died in his sleep while on a hunting trip at a texas resort. he went to bed friday night i was found unresponsive saturday morning. a source familiar with the case says the family and texas officials have decided not to do an autopsy. no word on his official calls.
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scalia has sparked a battle over whether or not president obama should appoint a successor. >> within hours of the announcement, republican and democratic leaders in washington were feuding over who should choose his successor. >> as condolences come in battlelines also being drawn over justice antonin scalia replacement. mitch mcconnell quickly making clear he wants the next president to choose the new justice. republican pick candidates -- candidates are following suit. in california president obama acknowledging scalia's death and promising to nominate a replacement soon. >> i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor. there will be plenty of time for me to do so.
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in this election year will be difficult but senator mcconnell and his democratic counterpart senator harry reid are already at odds. mcconnell statement on your screen. without a majority in the senate the democrats will need a handful of republicans to break ranks including some facing tough reelection bids this year. the democrats already sharpening their line of attack expect i think first the american people don't like this obstructionism. when you go right off the bat and i don't care who he nominates i'm going to oppose them that does not fly. >> the senate is in recess and the president has vowed to wait when it is back in session before he chooses a nominee. is the republicans were able to delay the private -- process,
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days to confirm a nominee. former president george w. bush hits the campaign trail today to help out his brother. the elder brush will appear with jeb bush at a rally in south carolina. jeff bush police his brother could help him save his presidential campaign. he is hoping to gain momentum after a fourth-place finish in new hampshire. before his campaign stop at the university of nevada on saturday bernie sanders met with solar advocates. >> the senator criticized the recent decision by the public utilities commission to cut
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rates for residential customers calling the decision incomprehensible. he says efforts to increase the use of alternative energies are a moral responsibility. on the changes were announced earlier several companies in nevada closed up shop. thousands of workers lost their jobs. solar activists say they are trying to get an initiative on the ballot this fall. when the decision was first released, and the timeline you can visit our website. authorities say they had to evacuate a carson city walmart after a woman used to mace inside the store. nine people were treated for exposure on saturday. the 54-year-old woman was
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vision center. police took her into custody and the ventilation system was used to clear the air. university of california hope to build a seismic network to smartphones. the app uses sensors inside the phone to map earthquakes happening near you. the run silently in the background of your phone. it provides information about recent earthquakes. the ultimate goal is to build a worldwide seismic network and use the data to reduce the effects of earthquakes. local -- a local video of a company elected to fly within 500 feet of a person. it was first set up at squaw
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resort. the drone operations must be certified by the faa. bedroom operators are trained in handling emergency situations. highly anticipated restaurant making its way to reno is demanding too much food going off the charts. it's been two weeks since reporters taco shop -- roberto's taco shop open. customers cannot get enough. they have seat a high number of customers and they have had to temporarily short their hours. there is supposed to be at 24 hour a day business and officials say they are happy to finally open the store. it was like another extension of home and to be
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growing is very fulfilling. >> before they're able to go back to the 24 hour model they are open from 8 am until 8 pm. coming up, new developments in the zika virus. why brazil is mobilizing its troops and healthcare workers. it started coming out in clumps. it's terrible. >> hair loss can be a scary reality for people.
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help people to cope. the turkish prime minister believes russia for a wave of deadly attacks. at least 22 people are dead in northern syria enough to 40 are wounded after strakes -- strikes. they were killed in attacks that hit two hospitals in the school. -- and a school. >> while we are having these meetings russia hit the school and hospital with a missile. many lost their lives. us and russian officials announced a plan of cessation of hostilities in serious five- year-old civil war. >> of former prime minister is starting his 18 month prison
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he arrived in israel today. >> during my years of activity i also made mistakes though i don't think they were criminal. with a heavy heart i accept the sentence. >> he was sentence for taking cash from an american businessman and for taking bribes --. >> brazil is mobilizing its military and hundreds of thousands of healthcare workers to fight the mosquito that carries the zika virus. they are calling for an effort called operation zika zero. the virus is reaping two parts of latin america. it is mostly harmless for adults but it's been linked to serious birth defects. the president said saturday the zika virus outbreak will not compromise the upcoming
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janeiro. airline accidents drop significantly last year. there were four accidental airline crashes in 2015 with 136 that's. that is a huge drop from the year before with 2014 had 614 people died. the total did not include two major plane crashes that were caused deliberately. most aircraft accidents are not deadly. australian police are releasing details of a massive drug bust from last december involving illegal substances. they seized $1 billion worth of drugs known as ice.
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it's approximately $700 million in us money. the liquid drug was found hidden inside thousands of silicon raw inserts. -- brawl -- bra inserts. cancer is scary but sometimes it just takes one person to do something special. >> janice weaver is getting her hair styled but a few years ago this wasn't even possible. >> it started coming out in comps -- clumps. >> she was losing her hair from chemotherapy for stage to breast cancer. and 22, it was difficult to deal with. that's where rebecca walton came in she specializes in
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medical issues. >> it's so powerful. i think people think it's just hair why should i care about that? don't worry about it it's just your hair. don't worry about it it's just your eyes and your fingers. it's a body part and when you lose body part it is traumatic. >> when rebecca becomes a stylus, she becomes a friend. >> she is a therapist. we have been friends for almost 8 years and she has seen me through chemo and all of that stuff. >> i know that the people i saw that day and they feel like themselves. i feel so in -- blast.
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we have a couple of quite days ahead of us but a winter storm is starting to make itself known on the seven-day forecast and in the last few minutes a winter storm watch has been issued for the sierra crest. it goes from 2 pm on wednesday until 4 pm on thursday. it will take a couple of more days to get here and in the meantime we have sun and clouds in the forecast with warm temperatures. earlier this morning the hayes was prevalent -- haze was very prevalent. 55 degrees in town cloudy skies winds are called -- calm.
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western nevada. a mix of sun and clouds nothing showing up for radar. no precipitation and we will stay that way for today and then one more day before we watch the arrival of our next winter storm. it will arrive on wednesday for the sierra but for those of us in western nevada ballet the will take until about wednesday afternoon or evening. until then we are still dry and quiet. light winds sun shining clouds and warm temperatures highs in the 50s around lake tahoe. western nevada into the 60s today. typically an average february day would be in the low 50s. we will do it again tomorrow
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tuesday a good amount of sunshine and clouds mixing in and then wednesday things will start to change. in the valleys you will notice the winds picking up on wednesday and the rain arrives during the day in the sierra below 9000 feet and above 9000 feet snow arrives. he continues into thursday morning -- it continues into thursday morning. coming up, kanye west dropped a bombshell about his personal finances over the weekend. his net worth is estimated at
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hear how much he is
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album release over the weekend and took it all back to pretty much added a bombshell. he says he is $53 million in personal debt. do you feel bad for him? he said to his followers on saturday live please pray we overcome. it's not clear whether or not he was actually serious. he is delaying the release of his album. >> turning back silver legacy is welcoming in the year of the monkey this week. in case you want to get in on the tradition we have special performances through this saturday. the resort casino will transform into a colorful
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it looks like a fun time. flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided
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nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. [lively music] [cheers and applause] >> welcome to los angeles, california. welcome to celebrity name game. i am your host, tv's craig ferguson. [cheers and applause] all right, thanks. our teams today are nicole and jeri versus emile and kennelia. is that right--kennelia? good. well, we'll meet you ladies in a minute. you two, step it up. come on, let's go. [cheers and applause] we are not talking about
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about your look. >> ooh. >> wow, look at that. look, it's dark blue, and it's getting lighter, and then, oh, it's got dark again. >> poof! >> and you look great. how do you guys know each other? >> emile's my best friend. we've known each other for a couple years now. we talk every day. i talk to him more than i talk to my own family. >> you guys are, like, h, yeah. >> yeah. >> we take pride in our fashion. >> you are right to ook like superheroes. let's meet the celebrity you'll be playing with first. this actress has appeared on family guy, psych, once upon a time. now you can check her out on the odd couple. please welcome yvette nicole brown, everybody. [cheers and applause] hi, darling. >> hey, honey. hi, i love your hair. >> thank you. >> how are you? good to see you. that's fabulous. >> thank you. >> don't they look great? >> you guys look really good. >> i mean, you look great too. >> so what's the story? are you dating? what's happening with this-- >> both: no. >> friends? >>o, i didn't get-- i just got here.

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