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led the civil rights movement in the u-s. hour ago. yasmeen ad libs back to you. anchor intro ad lib ((ad-lib)) we are continuing to
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front pattern that develops within the pacific northwest and shifts east/southeast through southern nevada. today we have a small chance for showers within the valley with much better chances around high elevations such as red rock and the spring and sheep mountain ranges. our window really lies within above 7000ft should yield snow skies will be common with high temperatures within the lower 60s. once this front passes, temperatures drop slightly to the upper 50s and then rebound fast to the low and mid 60s by along with high temperatures within the low and mid 60s. a valley man is shot overnight... it's what he said moments
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that police spent hours dealing with. action news reporter parker collins breaks it down for us. it started as a shooting. but eventually this whole building had to be evacuated... police are telling us that same man who was shot threatened to blow up this place. they found a suspicious device police were taking this very seriously. about a dozen people had to be evacuated for hours. take sot no super img0413 00:00:22-00:00:30 "my kids were inside the house. we were scared because we heard the shots almost in our bedroom. it was just right here." the man who was shot should be okay they are looking for two people for the shooting. near las vegas boulevard and serene parker collins channel
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this is up close video of what parker was talking about... we just got in from a viewer. you can actually see a man being wheeled away on a stretcher! we'll show you more on on action news at five. just after midnight...police say someone was trying to break into cars near durango and gowan. officers set up a perimeter in the neighborhood and were able to find the man they were looking for. he's in custody this morning. a woman hit by a car and killed after darting into traffic... this morning a witness is describing the horrific scene for us. around 6 last night, witnesses say a woman was standing on the center median on sahara near valley view, when she tried to cross the street... and was hit by a car. a lot of people got out from their cars and try to help the person (butted) they were trying to revive her with their hands doing the cpr (it was going on for a while) yea probably for me it was going on
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with them. they don't believe alcohol or speed played any role in the crash. an update to a story we've been following... a suspect is in custody after a police officer was shot and killed in ohio yesterday. officer thomas cottrell was found shot outside the danville municipal building last night. his service weapon and cruiser were missing. early this morning, police arrested suspect herschel jones. he was taken into custody following a foot-chase after he was spotted running from a home. and right now... the search is on in salt lake city utah... for a woman possibly involved in the shooting of two police officers. yesterday afternoon an officer was following two people who fled the scene of a serious cops returned fire killing the suspect. a second officer who was shot during the exchcnage survived. investigators are looking for a woman they believe was with the
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right now... the british parliament is debating whether to ban g-o-p candidate donald trump from its country... according to breaking news dot com... this comes after a petition signatures... forcing the u-k parliament to discuss banning the controversial gop frontrunner. the controversy arose after trump said he would ban muslims from entering the u-s. it did not go over well with many brits! several american contractors are missing in iraq, and the with the iraqi government to find them. local media in baghdad has been reporting that three americans had been kidnapped by militias there. u-s officials say they're treating the disappearance as a possible kidnapping, but that isn't confirmed. the americans have not been seen for two days. now developing... the families of the u-s prisoners just released in iran.. are waiting for their loved ones to come home. it was all part of a prisoner swap this weekend with iran. the u-s released 7 prisoners, in exchange for the 5 americans.
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getting medical check ups. after they're cleared, they'll be heading back to the states to be reunited with their families. something, many of them thought would never happen. (naghmeh abedini / wife) "it just seems surreal. it came at a time that i was not expecting. it just doesn't feel real until we see him, but i know its real. " the 5th freed prisoner has decided to stay in iran. maybe you watched last night's democratic debate... up next... we find out if what the candidates said was true! stay tuned for our red, white and blue 20-16 political coverage. and there's an extra special reason to head out to red rock
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plus unplugged with elvis monroe the special performance....
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tuesday on valley view live - come hungry! internationally
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experts at politifact put them through the truth-o-meter... so how did they do? let's start with former secretary of state hillary clinton... who said that health care costs are the lowest they've been in 50 years... politifact stamps this with a "false" rating. although the rate of growth has been at historic lows, the actual per-person cost of health care increased steadily over the last half-century. now to vermont senator bernie sanders, who was responding to clinton's claim that he wanted to tear up the affordable health care act. 1:31-1:41 "we're not going to tear up the affordable care act. i helped write it, but we are going to move on top of that to a medicare for all system." did sanders help write that bill? politifact says thats "mostly false." while sanders does deserve credit for one provision... he was hardly an inside-crafter...
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one provision... he was hardly an inside-crafter... so his statement is considered more of a strong exaggeration. today, one of the gop presidential candidates is in town, hoping to drum up support from the community. former hewlett-packard c-e-o carly fiorina held a coffee meet and greet this morning at the peppermill fireside lodge. the event was free and open to the public. it began at 8 a-m. this is actually day two for fiorina in the valley. yesterday she held a town hall meeting at the siena community association ballroom. she touched on a number of topics like gun control, immigration... and took a swipe at her democratic rival, hillary clinton. carly fiorina 17:12:04-17:12:15 "we enforce the laws we have. whether it's immigration or gun control or indictments for passing classified information over unsecured servers." clinton may not have been here to defend herself, but one of her big supporters was. tony goldwyn, who plays president fitzgerald grant on
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a campaign event for the former secretary of state. he told our crews, his message is to get people involved. if you feel passionate about a candidate then get out and talk to your friends and your colleagues and go canvas and get involved and you know what, it's fun and it's inspiring and it's exhilerating. the event was held at state senator kelvin atkinson's house in north las vegas. we are continuing to deal with a cold front pattern that develops within the pacific northwest and shifts east/southeast through southern nevada. today we have a small chance for showers within the valley with much better chances around
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rock and the spring and sheep mountain ranges. our window really lies within the morning and then builds back in around the later afternoon into the early evening. above 7000ft should yield snow and ice with accumulations predicted be between a trace and half an inch. for the valley, mainly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures within the lower 60s.
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the city but high elevations will have wind speeds ranging between 10 and 25 mph. once this front passes, temperatures drop slightly to the upper 50s and then rebound fast to the low and mid 60s by wednesday. partly cloudy skies will be common through the rest of the workweek and into the weekend along with high temperatures within the low and mid 60s. if you are hoping to spend your holiday outside... why not head to red rock canyon? admission is free today in honor of the mlk holiday. you still have to pay other fees like overnight camping,
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stay with us for today's health report... we have important information about how to save a life if someone you love is having a stroke. plus... professional tennis is hit with a major scandal... right before the australian open.
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slightly- as one of the leading causes of death. the main reason? early recognition. here to explain more is one of the valley's foremost stroke experts- dr. arlyn valencia. dr. valencia- why is early recognition so important and how can we remember? fast graphic.... you have examples of what a stroke actually looks like in a brain... explain what we're seeing... how long do people have to get
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potentially live saving drugs after having a stroke? and are there ways to prevent a stroke? for editor- 3 image- good vs. bad brain (x2) and then clot buster- ask suzanne should be in desk to editor for editor- 3 image- good vs. bad brain (x2) and then clot buster- ask suzanne should be
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and are there ways to prevent a stroke? for editor- 3 image- good vs. bad brain (x2) and then clot buster- ask suzanne should be
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still to come on action news at midday... the world of professional tennis takes a hit. we'll explain as the austrailian open is about to get underway. plus... a murder mystery in belize. an a-b-c producer is killed while doing yoga! you're watching channel 13 action news, where you ask, and
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the world of professional tennis... with the australian open getting underway. this midday...
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players are facing serious accusations of fixing matches. abc's david wright has the story this morning as the australian open kicks off down under? nats ? a bombshell threatens the integrity of professional tennis! a report on allegations of widespread match-fixing? implicating some of the more competitive players on the grand slam circuit. buzzfeed news and the bbc report on documents they say were leaked ?. from a secret investigation commissioned by professional tennis. sot - heidi blake - uk investigations editor, buzzfeed news - this is a growing problem. it's huge and the tennis integrity unit is just not getting to grips with it. the reports point to gambling syndicates in russia and sicily that whistleblowers say repeatedly sought to fix matches at grand slam events? including wimbledon. serena williams and novak djokovic-the top two players in the world asked about it just hours ago at the austrailan open...... djokovic called it a "crime in sport" but admits people close to him were approached about him throwing a first round match in russia in 2007.
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tournament instead and that it makes him feel terrible to be linked to this type of thing. and doesn't want to be linked to this kind of thing. williams says she doesn't know anything about it..... "when i'm playing i play very hard and every player i play recent years, including 8 s scheduled to play in the 2016 australian open. sot - mark phillips whistleblower - there was a core of about 6 to 10 players who were the core group of the evidece ddug up. matches? but denied he ever agreed. sot - daniel koellerer - banned for life - you cannot believe grand slam singles and doubles winners - sot chris kermode - atp
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off! and an update on this video that went viral... a taco bell worker beating up an uber driver... find out what's happening now! have you downloaded the all new channel 13 action news app yet? it's simple to use and features live streaming, video on demand f rom the home screen, plus blazing fast radar. get the all new action news app free in the app store and in u to download the all new action news app. it's fast, simple to use and has incredible weather radar to keep you safe the next time there's a storm coming.
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u$n3(zsi*p= on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for
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their own rules. plus-- a dramatic high seas rescue to save two men in 20 foot waves! and a murder mystery in belize. an a-b-c producer is killed while doing yoga. hello and welcome to action news at midday. i'm todd quinones... and i'm dayna rosselli... getting around downtown las vegas is a bit tricky right now... thousands of people have headed down there for the annual martin luther king day
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action news reporter yasmeen hassan is there, too... yasmeen... yasmeen ad libs back to you. ((ad-lib)) we are continuing to ((ad-lib)) we are continuing to deal with a cold at least 20 people were killed and 15 wounded in yemen's capital city.
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coalition targeted a police building. several people were believed to still be trapped under the debris following the strike shortly before midnight. the building was partially used as a gathering point for security forces and on occasion used by the houthees as an assembly point for forces heading to deployment in yemen. security officials sealed off the area as earth-moving equipment arrived to help with the search for bodies and survivors under the debris. violent storm in the gulf of mexico. the ship had a torn sail, a broken hull and was taking on the coast guard deployed an
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the crew hoisted the men to safety yesterday. now to a murder mystery in paradise. a top producer from our abc station in chicago found dead while on vacation in belize. this midday police are hunting for her killer. abc's linzie janis is here with the latest. this morning -- friends and family - desperately searching for answers, trying to understand why american journalist anne swaney was brutally murdered on vacation sot crying friend ashley wright at horse stable "she felt safe there. we felt safe letting her go alone the executive digital producer? and 16 year veteran of our abc station in chicago? w-l-s? was traveling alone at this farm resort on belize? sot manager about how she loved horseback riding? was in gma yesterday ? practicing yoga by herself on thursday morning? staying behind whle others took a horseback ride. when they returned? she was gone? her purple yoga mat and other belongings left behind? sot - manager we did a quick search and she wasn't around and we notified police. her body? found friday? an autopsy revealing she was strangled sot - cops (we should
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bruises around her neck and on either side of her head there were lacerations" ((keyables)) investigators taking a guatemalan fisherman into custody on friday? saying he was in the area at the time of calling him a "person of interest" in the case. police sot - ?he will be interrogated vigorously who could forget this video... showing a former taco bell executive, attacking an uber driver. well now that man is suing the driver for 5 million dollars, saying the video was recorded without his consent! benjamin golden says he was intoxicated and began to "fear for his safety and well-being" when the driver
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of the car in an unfamiliar location. he says as a result of the media coverage he was humiliated and lost his job. the lawsuit claims invasion of privacy, infliction of emotional distress and assault and battery. in today's contact 13 consumer alert... crude oil prices dive below 29- dollars a barrel. it's the first time that has happened since 2003. investors are bracing for iran's return to the global oil markets. with sanctions now lifted the opec member-nation will begin exporting oil. iran is expected to quickly boost oil exports by 500-thousand barrels per day immediately, and it could reach one million barrels per day within a year but some people won't have to worry about how expensive oil- or gasoline gets... according to a new report from oxfam international... the 62 richest men in the world... including sheldon anderson one who lives here...
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wealth as the 3-point-6 billion people who make up the bottom half of the world's population. the study draws from the forbes annual list of billionaires and credit suisse's global wealth databook. in 20-10, it took 388 ultra-rich individuals to own that portion of global wealth. 13:06:04 short "five waltons in the top 10 richest people list. they're taking away our walmart." a neighborhood walmart is closed for good this morning, and it's making for a very tough adjustment for people in the community. 13:36:26 sherry yonko "we need this walmart and it would be really nice if they don't shut it down." (butted with) 13:05:23 alexander short "it's kind of that in retrospect kind of feeling because we always complained about coming here. it was always understaffed, you're waiting in line forever, but it really sucks that it's closing down." the store on craig and nellis is one of 154 walmarts nationwide that's shut it's doors for the last time.
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the location didn't fit their "long term plan." walmart says they will help the 350 employees transfer to other locations, or they'll get severance packages. today, volunteers with the red cross will be out in full force to try and make sure everyone in our community has a working smoke detector. they'll be going through neighborhoods offering to install free smoke detectors, and handing out fire safety information... like escape plans, and kitchen safety. it's not super cold here... but you may be tempted to wear gloves every now and then- especially if you go to mount charleston. well-- the good morning america team did a little investigating.... to determine just what germs are on our gloves. even swabbing them. they tested for bacteria and viruses the results? 26 of the 27 samples they tested were positive for bacteria. while most are harmless, 9 of those tested positive for bacteria like staph and mrsa, which could be harmful if they came in contact with an open wound. and one sample with the corona virus, which doctors say is one of the causes of the common
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gma staff reax nia sot: staph!// that makes me wanna wash those gloves or just throw them away. joanne sot : my gloves are disgusting. mary sot "so i had staph? that's scary." sherrod-sot: "i think i'm going to be more conscious about my gloves like where i put them." part of the problem? people tend not to wash their glove often... so consider it! still ahead on action news at midday... scary moments for people living in florida... we'll show you what happened when a rough storm front moved in... plus... a story about how one 9-1-1 dispatcher handled an emergency call. she was doing something else when the call came in... wait until you find out what!
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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two people. the aftermath is hard to look at. making the recovery even harder, is the fact that 90-thousand people don't even have power. during the twister, the winds were more than 130 miles per hour... collapsing this giant home, and trapping the family inside. sot - broadcastify audio- gfx 6:05 baywinds, we have reports of two people trapped upstairs in a home. thankfully, rescuers were able to get them out, and they only had minor injuries. meanwhile in michigan, the whiteout conditions there are making driving not just a nightmare... but extremely dangerous! there were three different pile ups because of the snow. it all started when two semi's collided.... that led to a 44 car crash. and just a little bit later there was another accident, and that one involved 12 more cars! egyptian officials said today that most of its seaports including alexandria and others are temporarily closed amid a developing sandstorm and wind
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the sandstorm hit egypt today, turning the sky yellow over downtown cairo, blotting out the sun and limiting visibility. we are continuing to deal with a cold front pattern that develops within the pacific northwest and shifts east/southeast through southern nevada. today we have a small chance for showers within the valley with much better chances around high elevations such as red rock and the spring and sheep mountain ranges. our window really lies within
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and then builds back in around the later afternoon into the early evening. above 7000ft should yield snow and ice with accumulations predicted be between a trace and half an inch. for the valley, mainly cloudy skies will be common with high temperatures within the lower 60s. winds will be mild within the city but high elevations will have wind speeds ranging between 10 and 25 mph. once this front passes, temperatures drop slightly to
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rebound fast to the low and mid 60s by wednesday. partly cloudy skies will be common through the rest of the workweek and into the weekend along with high temperatures within the low and mid 60s. time to take a look at today's top stories now trending... first to a 9-1-1 dispatcher in the hot seat... because she was caught ordering a pizza.. while she was on the clock, supposed to be responding to emergency calls! nats pizza call 911 dispatcher: let me have one slice of cheese pizza. pizza place: okay. 911 dispatcher: let me have a lunch special... and during all of this, multiple people at an optometry office were calling 9-1-1 after a patient fainted... but no one was answering! they the sheriff's department says the dispatcher violated policy and was disciplined. happy belated birthday, betty
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years old yesterday. white has worked in show business since the 1940s... she may be best known for her role as sweet and clueless rose on "the golden girls" white was recognized in the guinness world records' 2014 edition for having the longest tv career for a female entertainer. she is showing no signs of slowing down. white has said "retirement is not in my vocabulary." now to a young football fan getting the last laugh. 7 year old ade lewis is a huge seattle seahawks fan ... but he grew up in the heart of carolina panthers territory - he had an experience yesterday that would make any football fan jealous. ((sot mom: on thursday i asked him how are you going to deal with all the boo's today and he said im used to it now/// so i said let's take a picture and post it on fb and see how many likes there are)) his mom posted this pic on facebook last week. that post went viral...over 200- thousand likes and counting...
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seahawks gear and tickets to the game in charlotte. for more stories trending right now... go to ktnv.com. and we want to hear your thoughts. just sound off on any trending news by joining us on twitter. our handle is @ktnv use #nowtrending. now to that backlash over the lack of diversity in this year's oscar nominations -- jada pinkett smith and others are talking about a possible boycott of hollywood's biggest night -- and abc's reena ninan has the story just days after husband will smith's best actor oscar snub for his role in "concussion" (nats a hit in movie) jada pinket smith taking the academy awards 'head on' for the lack of diversity in this year's nominees?hinting at a possible boycott of the show. (gfx) tweeting saturday, "at the oscars...people of color are always welcomed to give out awards...even entertain, but we are rarely recognized for our artistic accomplishments.
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from participating all together?" (end gfx) president cheryl boone isaacs has sought to make the academy more diverse-- slug: la bnet2 oscar diversity kabc 14;54;59;43 we are working inside the academy in order to make sure we have inclusion especially in the area of membership but the lack of diversity in this year's nominee pool...reviving last year's viral hashtag "oscarssowhite" ... and serving as late night fodder-- sot colbert @ 01:12 here is a quick recap of each of the best picture nominees. i will be playing all of the parts. because every nominee this year is white. (nats oscar promo video) oscar's host chris rock tweeting out a new promo with the caption: "the #oscars. the white bet awards." (gfx) while 2005 oscar- nominee don cheadle joked back ? you could find him "parking cars on g level" during the show. (end gfx) nats straight outta compton - change the situation and "straight outta compton" producer will packer taking to facebook to voice his frustration (gfx) telling the academy "we have to do better.
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cube, who the film is based on, speaking out on wendy wiliams thursday sot wendy williams ic: i'm not pissed. i'm not surprised. princess kate has already taken on the role of new mom... but now she's adding some new duties to her daily tasks.
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the top stories we're following- it is martin luther king day... and downtown las vegas honored the man who drastically affected the civil rights movement with a parade that started at ten. a scare at a valley apartment complex at serene and las vegas a man is shot... police take him into custody and things return to normal for the residents. a suspect is caught after killing an ohio police officer... officer thomas cottrell was found shot outside the danville municipal building last night. his service weapon and cruiser were missing. early this morning, police arrested suspect herschel jones. he was taken into custody following a foot-chase after he was spotted running from a
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and a murder mystery in belize. an abc producer goes missing... found dead in a river after she had been doing yoga. now authorities there are looking for her killer. a new mission now for princess kate -- she is shining her bright light on an issue affecting millions of people -- and abc's lama hassan has the details from london her role as doting mom to the cutest members of the royal family has kept her quite busy this past year ...but now princess kate will be adding "guest editor" to her resume. quick nats of kate waving to crowd or something nkesington palace announcing friday that the duchess of cambridge will join the huffington post uk for e day next month...where she will shine ligh on an issue near to her art...mental health slug: hrhthe duchess of cambridge supports uk's first children's mental healt week @ 1:00 sot kate 2015 psa: no one would feel embarrassed about seekig elhp for a child if thy broke their arm... dwe really sludb e equally ready to support a child coping with appeaing n several psa's over
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appeal for children o strugle wih mentale halth.. slug: hrh thduchess of cambridgsuppors uk'first children's mental health week @ 1:20 sot kate 201 pa: william and i sincerely believe that early action can revent probe in childhd from commissin.o.."contributions from a nmber of ledaing figures in the mental health sector as weas from young people, parents, and teachers" sot victoria murphy (to be added in am): baout wha a big deal this is....why she's doing it..why this is so importat to her the mmoon a mission -- maitalhelth hnumer one priority since ving birth to princss chrlatte in may sot victoria muryph (o be added i am)ab: out how shse getting ack to wrk and balancing all her duties are continuing to dlea with a cold front pattern that develops within the pacic northwest and shifts east/southeast throughsouthern nevada. day we have a small chance for showers within the valley our window really lesi within abov 7000ft should eld snow and ice withaccumulations have wind speeds ranging
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wednsday. partly cloud skies will be here's a look at what we're working on foaction news li at 3... steve arve is sittgin down one-on- one thwi smis univers to publilyc apologize for announcing the wrong winner at last year's pageant. he ar hs apology, and how miss universe is responding. re's tonight's primetime lineupon chnanel 13... it starts at 8 with 3 straight hours of the bachelor... llowed by action news at 11. that's it for us here...
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