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hello and welcome to action news live at midday, i'm jessica janner. and i'm dayna roselli. it's all happening because of the tumble going on in the chinese markets. and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange -- you can see it's down about xx- points. trading eventually in china just stopped altogehter. what's also rocking the markets -- the violent attacks on the saudia arabian embassy over the weekend. we'll break down what this all means, coming up in financial focus...with analyst steven budin. now let's get back to weather-- the rain is falling, and it's bringing down temperatures. and you'll need to remember to pack your umbrella for the next couple of days, isn't that right greg? looks like las vegas will be starting the new year on cold and soggy side! low pressure with a trailing cold front sits just off the coast of san both systems are helping to filter in and amplify the mid and upper level moisture within the southwest. at the same time, these two
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but also tonight, tuesday, tuesday night, wednesday, wednesday night, thursday, thursday night, and even friday! thanks greg-- a judge today is confirming ammar harris will die for killing three people in a fiery crash on the las vegas strip. harris will die for killing three people in a fiery crash on the las vegas strip. but for the family left behind... the death sentence may not be enough action news reporter parker collins was there for the emotional day in court. parker -- the actual sentencing took just a few minutes. the hardest part was speaking to one of the victim's brothers
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take nat sobbing 0:04 this is the brother of the cab driver who was killed. remember in 2013... harris shot and killed a man who was driving on the strip... and that man's car slammed into a cab. he and two other people died. today harris refused to say anything. a jury sentenced harris to death in november. the cab drivers brother was shaken by how cold harris has been... he thinks a death sentence will take too long to carry out. tehran boldon, victim's brother 9:37:20-9:37:28 "i miss my brother every day. i look in the mirror and i see him." no word yet on any appeals bring filed. reporting live parker collins channel thirteen action news. today, the trial is set to begin for a former church pastor...
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girls in his congregation. 56-year-old otis holland was a pastor here in las vegas... at the united faith church. multiple women from the church have testified against "reverend otis"... saying he abused girls as young as 7- years-old. holland has pleaded not guilty, and is expected to testify in his trial. if convicted, he faces life in prison. a remote national wildlife refuge is now the scene of an armed occupation. a group of protestors are holed up in a federal building there to demonstrate against the punishment for demonstrate against the punishment for some local ranchers. abc's elizabeth hur explains why they're so upset, and why the f-b-i is now involved. < abc news.. inside the standoff.. where dozens of militia members.. some openly armed.. are camping out at this federal wildlife refuge.. claiming.. ((gfx)) that this land doesn't belong to the federal government but to the people.. sot - ammon bundy / rancher "we have tried and tried and tried the prudent methods to get government to at least look at this and say, hey, there's something wrong here." it
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a rally originally protesting the jail sentence of dwight and steven hammond.. the father and son ranchers are scheduled to report to prison today.. to serve a 5-year sentence for an alleged arson fires on federal land sot - dwight hammond / rancher "i'm going to jail for five years for 127 [acres]? seems like a bit of an overkill." it a rally.. a small group broke off.. with nevada rancher ammon bundy.. leading the take-over. ((gfx)) the local sheriff calling the group's actions.. an "attempt to overthrow the county and federal government in hopes to spark a movement across the united states." the hammonds also adding.. they don't support what's going on and plan to report to prison peacefully.. sot - ammon bundy / rancher "oh, i do not speak for the this issue. and, the hammonds are only going to jail because they just feel there's nothing else for them to do.." elizabeth hur oncam close: bundy and his group are vowing to occupy the
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what, if any, action law enforcement will take but for now.. schools in the area were closed as a precaution. eh, abc news, ny. > breaking news -- an inmate has died at the nevada department of corrections...up in carson city. he was cread lyons. he was 69 years old male. lyons has been in prison since 1993...and was serving a life sentence for murder charges. an autopsy will now be done to figure out how he died. right now, the search is on for a missing teenager who ran away from child haven... we don't have a picture yet but, he's described as a hispanic 14 year old about 5 foot eight inches tall. police tell us he was last seen wearing jeans and a grey sweater with a pirate on the front call police if you've seen him here in the valley. new information on the woman who was hit and killed just
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killed just days into the new year. she has been identified as 56- year-old sherri green. officers say the las vegas woman was jaywalking last night near durango and sahara... when she was hit by a jeep. the driver is cooperating with police. metro does not believe speed or alcohol were factors. breaking news on that volkswagen emissions cheating scandal-- federal authorities are now suing the german automaker... for illegaly installing that software that let diesel cars cheat on emissions tests. the software was found in 600- thousand vehicles here in the u-s. meantime, volkswagen is expected to start recalling the cars affected today. all affected cars are supposed to be fixed by the end of the year. taking a live look at the strip... power is still out more than 24- hours later...over at the we're told it all started yesterday morning...on floors 24 to 47. the people living there say management first offered to give them a free hotel room... but then changed their tune. they say the outage is a
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should instead contact their home owner's insurance to cover hotel costs. "i don't want to incur any more costs because of somebody else's inability to solve the problem." the director of operations says they don't know what caused the outage... but they're working hard to find out. no word yet on when power will be back on. some big news ahead for women -- coming up, if you take birth control, how some states are making it even easier for you to get the contraceptive. find out where you can get the pill and patch without a doctor's note. plus, a billion dollar factory is coming to north las vegas... today the company behind it is expected to announce their big product that's going to make them that money. starting out 2016 on the wet and chilly side! i am tracking the rain, how long it will last, and if we have a shot for
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pressure with a trailing cold
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of san diego; just to the northeast centered around the utah/colorado border, is an area of high pressure. both systems are helping to filter in and amplify the mid and upper level moisture within the southwest. at the same time, these two system are breaking down our stability and bringing in sufficient lift for shower production and that is what will occur not only for today but also tonight,
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wednesday, wednesday night, thursday, thursday night, and even friday! light to moderate showers will be common the entire work week so please pack the umbrella, rain coats and weather the sweaters too! high temperatures through the week and into the weekend will be in the low and mid 50s with overnight/morning lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s. potential for snow within las vegas is extremely low for most
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red rock looks to see a trace or no accumulation of snow friday morning which would lead to potential flurry action friday morning for las vegas. breaking news -- the body of country singer craig strickland has been found in oklahoma. it was recovered along the shore of a strickland has been found in oklahoma. it was recovered along the shore of a lake ... where the boat he was traveling in capsized. you'll remember he went out duck hunting with a friend last week, in the middle of all that historic flooding. he's the lead singer of the band "backroad anthem." his friend's body was found last week. as thousands of people leave our city... thousands more are on their way.... all for the city's largest convention...the consumer electronics show kicks off! c-e-s kicks off in 2-days. it showcases the latest innovations in cars, t-v's, phones and more. more than 170-thousand people attended last year's event.
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is huge! their room rates double, and it brings in big money all around. 13:07:36 mike palm, the d vp of operations "conventions are vital to us. it helps us with our occupancy which of course drives our gaming revenue and then revenues at our bars and restaurants and entertainment." the d says twice the number of people are staying there for the convention, than just two years ago. again, it opens wednesday, and action news will be there all week long to give you the inside scoop! speaking of c-e-s.... one of the biggest unveilings is actually happening before the doors even open. we are expecting to see faraday future's electric car prototype today. lawmakers just approved the company to build a billion dollar plant in north las vegas. it's expected to create around 45- hundred jobs. they are expected to break ground this month the big reveal is tonight at 8. action news will have a crew there. faraday future is also live streaming the announcement. we'll put a link to that up on our website - ktnv.com. mkt selloff/china iran and
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you can now get the pill or patch without a doctor's prescription... but right now, only in oregon! but california will be the next state. abc's chief women's health correspondent doctor jennifer ashton :03 - 11 "the thinking here....to see their doctor." ashton went on to say the biggest concern here... is getting the pill without a doctor's consultation. here at home -- a teen who overcame a life- threatening brain tumor...got the surprise of a lifetime! efrain juardo recently graduated from mojave high school. yesterday, he was greeted by the make a wish foundation... they're paying for him to go to spain to watch his favorite team... "re-al madrid"...team play! "it was, they left me speechless i didn't know what to say" (butted with) "its extremely difficult for a parent to not know how to help your child through the pain and
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make a wish its extremely rewarding to go to these families to say were gonna grant your wish, and make this a possibility and a reality" efrain is set to head to spain in two weeks. for the first time, miss philippines is opening up about the huge error at miss universe 2015... when she was originally crowned as the runner-up. hear her message to miss colombia, and the angry fans... plus what's next for her. it's a story you'll first hear on action news.
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the miss universe pageant... when host steve harvey announced the wrong winner last month. harvey took the blame for it. now, we're hearing from the real winner.
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on action news. miss phillipines spoke exclusively with good morning america... calling the whole ordeal quote "a great injustice." here's what she had to say to miss colombia's angry fans. pia wurtzbach // miss universe 1:54 - 2:10 "i understand how...with the results" she added she hopes for the best for miss colombia. today marks the first day pia is officially miss universe. and she says she wants to start working on her causes, including h- i-v awareness and cyber bullying. and action news is tracking the skies -- the rain is falling fast and hard. meteorologst greg bennett will have more details next. breaking news -- an armed militia is now in control of a
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right now, they're revealing more about why they're upset. we'll bring it to you live
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everything in his power to put stricter gun laws in place, and he has an important meeting today. and republican presidential candidate donald trump continues his attacks on democratic candidate hillary clinton... just as his first t-v ad is revealed. we have a clip of the spot. and taking a live look outside... it's warmer, but it's also raining across the valley. and that's not all-- meteorologist greg bennett says we may even see snow by the end of the week! breaking right now -- armed protesters have taken over a federal building in oregon. hello and thanks for joining us on this second half of action news at midday, i'm dayna roselli. and i'm jessica janner. it all started as a rally for two local ranchers... who were sentenced to prison for arson on federal lands. but then the rally turned into a protest... with the son of nevada rancher cliven bundy at the helm.
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conference right now... let's take a listen -- let's get back closer to home, and talk weather. it's dark and gloomy outside from all that rain! it's dark and gloomy outside from all that rain! so greg, we all want to know... looks like las vegas will be starting the new year on cold and soggy side! low new year on cold and soggy side! low pressure with a trailing cold
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both systems are helping to filter in and amplify the mid and upper level moisture within sufficient lift for shower production and that is what will occur not only for today but also tonight, president barack obama says he wants gun control to be part of his legacy ... and he's planning to take executive action to get it done. "my new year's resolution is to move forward on our unfinished business as much as i can.//butted to.//that's especially true for one piece
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our epidemic of gun violence." he's meeting with attorney general loretta lynch today...to discuss options for tightening gun laws. sources say the president is expected to take executive action to expand background checks that's something upsetting some republican presidential candidates... who promise to reverse any action obama takes. (donald trump/republican presidential candidate) "so, he's going to sign another executive order having to do with the second amendment. having to do with guns. presidential candidate) "he knows that he can't get it through congress so he's just join cnn's anderson cooper for an hour- long town hall meeting on gun control. a man wanted by u-s marshalls...is shot and killed by metro. today, we're hearing from the man's loved ones. 23 year old keith childress skipped out on a court date in
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u-s marshalls tracked him down here in vegas. when metro officers caught up with him, officers say they thought he had a gun in his hand, and refused to drop it. when he walked towards them they opened fire, killing him. it turned out it was a cellphone in his hand. "i've never experienced a loss like this." (butted with) "i just feel like he's another victim of police brutality," that's childress's girlfriend... who's pregnant with his child. she says dozens of their friends and family say he was a good guy...regardless of his run-ins with the law. an action news update now... we're one step closing to solving a murder mystery. these two people on the screen are now behind bars... suspected of shooting and killing a man in his car.. at a 24-hour fitness parking lot. they are kyle staats and megan hippie. you may remember last tuesday, police found 42-year-old neil gandler dead in his car in the parking lot near rainbow and alta.
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out why they killed him. we also learned the name of the man shot and killed at a siegel suites. the coroner identifies him as 28-year-old antwone deonte smith. police say a fight broke out between smith and two other men early saturday morning...near craig and nellis. during the scuffle, shots were fired. another man was hit...but should be ok. police don't have any surveillance video to review... so they're working to piece together why the fight happened, and who's the suspect on the run. a neighborhood flooded by police for hours...all because of a standoff. metro surrounded a home near maryland parkway and tropicana because of a reported domestic violence call. when officers arrived on-scene, they say a woman came running out of the house. and inside was a man who they say was threatening to kill himself. eventually he surrendered. he was arrested for domestic violence. singer chris brown is under investigation... a woman claims the 26-year-old stole her phone and hit her... after she took a picture of him inside a party at the palms
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the singer was in town this weekend, performing at drai's. metro says they haven't heard from him about the incident, but the investigation is on going. t-m-z is reporting brown will be suing the woman for lying. now to the latest on ethan couch-- the texas teen who went on the run with his mother is in a detention center in mexico. he's fighting extradition and could spend months locked up there. here's abc's matt gutman with the very latest. < this morning both couches incarcerated -ethan couch's mother tonya - in this la jail? and the affluenza teen? detained in mexico city - fighting extradition? [gfx] benitez sot phoner from sat: 19;46;57;59 // what i'm contesting is how come we are deporting somebody in order to maybe be subjected to criminal prosecution // the texas teen's newly hired, high- priced defense attorney fernando benitez is trying to keep couch in mexico? alleging the government tried to pull a fast one by deporting ethan and not extradicting him - a process which could take up to a year? sot richard hunter, chief deputy united states marshall 15;00;00 it
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to they could pay them as much money as they want to drag this thing out as long as they want to. the 18-year-old and his mother tonya couch fleeing texas after this video of the teen went viral on twitter?allegedly showing him at a boozy party? ((21 seconds)) authorities say ethan skipped his probation?the son and mother driving in tonya's truck over 1,200 miles to puerto vallarta - the high rollers living in low profile? - spotted in a local butcher shop in this exclusive footage - until mexican police working with the us marshals caught up with the mother and son last monday? sot -from sheriff presser (12/29/15) it was a high priority for us to make sure we found him and got him back but his lawyer telling us moments before he was loaded on a van like this on tuesday for deporation to the u- s - another legal reprieve for the teen - a mexican judge staying the deportation order? that same night his mother hustled back to the u-s - escorted to
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tomorrow?charged with hindering apprehension of a felon. [gfx] her attorneys saying in a statement "the public may not like what she did, may not agree with what she did" but that "?tonya did not violate any law?" > here at home -- a motorcycle crash ends in a fire! but the riders are no where to be found. chopper 13 got this aerial view of the scene near sunset and fort apache. police say two motorcycles were racing this morning, when they crashed into each other. one then caught fire. the motorcycles were reportedly stolen. new information on a deadly new year's eve crash. the victims in that fiery rollover have just been identified. they are 24 year old darren thomas and 22 year old jacob alan varner the pair died on the i-15 near craig. you see their car was destroyed and burnt out. varner, who was driving the car... was an airman at nellis airforce base.
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speeding when he lost control, and hit the median... sending him across 4 lanes of traffic. an elderly man killed riding his segway. today, we're hearing from his family. 72-year-old james harrington was found dead just down the road from his house near rainbow and craig saturday night. his family believes he fell off the segway. they say he liked using a segway to get around town...because he had problems with blood clots and didn't like to drive. morgan edwards, james harrington's daughter part of his retirement celebration thing was the segway so he can get back and forth to go to subway, domino's pizza, grocery store. the coroner is still working to determine his offical cause of death. this just in-- we've learned democratic presidential candidate martin o'malley is returning to las vegas this week! he'll be here wednesday...ahead of next month's democratic caucus. he'll address the "battle born battleground" first in the west caucus countdown dinner. then on thursday, o'malley will speak with the economic club of las vegas.
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now to today's red, white and blue political coverage -- we're just a month away from the iowa caucuses, and republican presidential candidate donald trump is ramping up his campaign. first, by taking direct aim at hillary clinton. trump sot hillary clinton created isis with obama. clinton laughed it off, saying he can't make america great again...if he continues to insult the american people. next, the g-o-p frontrunner also launched his first t-v ad... and it's packed with his most controversial proposals. take a listen -- (nats) that's why he's calling for a temporary shutdown of muslims entering the united states. it all ends with that signature line...that he'll make america great again. but that's not the only video of trump making rounds on the internet... terror group al-shabaab just released a recruiting video showing the billionaire. trump responded, saying it comes with the territory.
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california-- the site of that deadly shooting rampage re-opens today. there will be tighter security at the inland regional center. the center has been closed for a month... when the shooters killed 14 people dead and hurt 21-others. the waterlogged midwest isn't getting a break. it's been days and days of downpours, and still ahead, find out what next weather event is headed their way...that'll make cleanup even more difficult. and just hours left, until the premier of season 20 of the bachelor. but before then, the star sits down one-on-one with good morning america...on the upcoming season. that preview is next. and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib)) starting out 2016 on the wet and chilly side! i am tracking the rain, how long it will last, and if we have a shot for snow coming up in weather. channel 13 action news invites
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here at home-- taking a live look outside - the rain is getting stronger and stronger... and we have chances for it all week long! let's send it over now to meteorologist greg bennett for more. looks like las vegas will be starting the new year on cold and soggy side! low pressure with a trailing cold front sits just off the coast of san diego; just to the northeast centered around the utah/colorado border, is an area of high pressure. both systems are helping to filter in and amplify the mid and upper level moisture within the southwest. at the same time, these two system are breaking down our stability and bringing in
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will occur not only for today but also tonight, tuesday, tuesday night, wednesday, wednesday night, thursday, thursday night, and even friday! light to moderate showers will be common the entire work week so please pack the umbrella, rain coats and weather the sweaters too! high temperatures through the
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the weekend will be in the low and mid 50s with overnight/morning lows in the upper 30s and lower however, friday morning is showing the same characteristics christmas morning was showing. red rock looks to see a trace or no accumulation of snow friday morning which would lead to potential flurry action adlib at desk time now is x:xx -- let's take a look at today's top
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mcdonald's is rolling out new menu options for budget-conscious customers. it's called the 'mcpick-two' menu so you can choose two items for two dollars. options are the mcchicken, mcdouble, mozzarella sticks and small french fries. the new menu debuts nearly 3- months after the fast food chain began all-day breakfast. speaking of food-- today is national spaghetti day! spaghetti is the most commonly consumed pasta. the long, thin strings are made with flour and water--and typically paired with a tomato sauce. so maybe, grab some spaghetti for lunch! "for more stories trending right now, head to ktnv.com tonight is the big premiere of america's hottest man-- bachelor ben higgins is trying to find his mrs.
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bachelor ben higgins is trying to find his mrs. right! you'll remember he was a contestant on the most recent season of the bachelorette. he said he had a moment of hesitation before agreeing to star in the reality show again. ben higgins // bachelor 1:15 - 1:25 "you know...to take." (butted with) 1:36 - 1:47 "you know when you...the whole experience." you can watch the season 20 premiere right here on channel 13, at 8 o'clock. coming up, the latest updates on all the coming up, the latest updates on all the
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top headlines of the day. plus, greg will have a final check of your forecast. action news live at midday will
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some of the top stories we're following. the man who terrorized the las vegas strip...is going to die for the crime. a judge confirmed today ammar harris's death sentence. you may remember three years ago, harris shot and killed a man driving on the strip... then that man's car slammed into a cab. 3-people died in all. no word yet on any appeals bring filed. armed protesters are occupying a federal building in oregon...two days after taking it over. it all started as a rally for two local ranchers... who were sentenced to prison for arson on federal lands. but then the rally turned into a protest... with the son of nevada rancher cliven bundy at the helm. a final push for president barack obama -- he's meeting with attorney general loretta lynch today to discuss options for tougher gun restrictions. and in days, he's expected to announce a new executive action that would expand background
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a terrible first day of trading-- the stock market fell more than 460- points. here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... where it's actually down xx- points. it's all because of the rough day on the asia markets. they were so bad there...that the markets actually closed early. in just 2-days...the city's largest convention...the consumer electronics show...kicks off! it showcases the latest innovations in cars, t-v's, phones and more. more than 170-thousand people attended last year's event. action news will be there all week long to give you the inside scoop! light to moderate showers will be common the entire work week so please pack the umbrella, rain coats and weather the sweaters too! high temperatures through the week and into the weekend will be in the low and vegas is extremely low for most morning was showing. friday morning for las vegas. now let's take a look at "who's
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pt's brewing company is hosting a job fair tomorrow and wednesday. they're seeking full-time and part- time employees to work at their brand new las vegas brewery set to open this year. they will be doing interviews on the spot. just head down to the golden entertainment employment center at jones near the southern beltway. here's a look at what we're working on for action news live at 3... madonna is in a fiery custody battle over her son... and now he's refusing to see her- even...keeping the pop star from following him on instagram! plus... a dramatic deer rescue. but there's a special twist to this one that makes it especially heroic. join rikki cheese at 3.
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lineup on channel 13... it starts at 8 with the two-hour season premiere of the bachelor, then at 10, bachelor live. and make sure to join us for action news live at 11. that's it for us here... the chew is up next... and be sure to watch action news live at 3 p-m with rikki
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