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who uses a walker to get around.. and in desperate need of more help.. ((sot)) grandma: "getting around is just not an option for me." (new time magazine cover..) to this 2-year-old boy.. making the cover of the latest time magazine.. after breaking out into rashes from bathing in the lead contaminated water.. ((sot)) woman: "trying to kill people basically, that's what it is." residents in flint, michigan say the damage has been done.. ((sot)) woman in car: "i think it's absolutely ridiculous." and governor rick snyder releasing his emails.. is not the answer. ((sot)) woman: "i'm sure there are a lot of emails he hasn't put forth." more than 200 pages of emails have been released and those emails show.. top state officials initially tried to pass blame.. an aide to the governor saying it was the responsibility of local officials.. claiming critics were just playing politics. the email chatter beginning in january 2014.. even before flint switched its water source in an attempt to save money.. and allegedly waiting 5 months to warn the public.. exposing thousands of
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including this 2-year-old and this grandmother to toxic tap water. elizabeth tag: the governor says he just got more money from the state to help flint residents and he is seeking more federal funding. but at this point.. many residents just want clean water again and it is still unclear when that will happen. eh, abc news, ny. an action news update on the standoff in oregon. the armed protestors led by nevada rancher ammon bundy are now saying they have no plans to leave the wildlife refuge they've taken over in oregon. the group says the fbi and other federal authorities are "terrorizing" the community, and that their armed militia will act as protectors for them. they now call themselves "citizens for constitutional freedom." oregon governor kate brown is speaking out on the standoff. she says the feds are not doing enough to bring this situation to an end and she's calling on them to take action gov. kate brown (d) oregon "federal authorities must move quickly to end the occupation and hold all the wrongdoers accountable. the spectacle of lawlessness must end." no word yet from law
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standoff peacefully. the militia has been calling for oregon ranchers to stop paying the blm, like cliven bundy did here in bunkerville an action news update on a former oklahoma city police officer.. accused of sexual assault. 29-year old daniel holtzclaw was sentenced to life in prison today. a judge handed down prison terms totaling 263 years.. after holtzclaw was convicted on 4 counts of first- degree rape and 14 other charges. prosecutors say holtzclaw targeted and sexually assaulted women while on patrol. his defense lawyer is already planning to appeal. former pharmaceutical c-e-o martin shkreli says he has a date with congress. yesterday, he tweeted out a photo of a subpoena asking him to testify before the house committee on oversight and reform on january 26-th. he would be questioned about the prescription drug market. shkreli gained notoriety when
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an aids drug by some five-thousand percent. he is embroiled in a federal criminal case for alleged securities fraud. some frightening moments at the l-a zoo earlier today when an employee fell into the gorilla enclosure. it happened around 8:30 this morning. firefighters rushed to the zoo and helped him out of the enclosure. zoo officials say the employee was never in danger.. but it's still unclear how it happened. the worker is in fair condition with a broken leg. a developng story out of northwestern arizona. an f-16 fighter jet has crashed. it happened near luke air force base...about 120-miles from phoenix. right now, we only know the pilot was on board. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crash. search crews are out right now trying to find the wreckage and any survivors. millions of people in the mid-atlantic states are bracing for a major snowstorm this weekend.. but a smaller storm system is already causing travel nightmares around washington d- c. motorists found themselves in total gridlock from 2-inches of fresh snow that caused a number
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even president obama was caught in the mess when his motorcade needed an hour to make what's usually a 20-minute trip. the mayor of d-c says they simply dropped the ball. mayor muriel bowser (d) washington, dc bowser: we are very sorry for inadequate response. we believe that we did not provide adequate resources at a time where it could make a difference in last evening's commute. bowser promises the city will be ready this weekend for the 'snow-pocolypse.. and she's already declared a state of emergency. forecasters are predicting 20-inches of snow to arrive.. along with 40-mile an hour ahead today, do you feel like there's been more crime than ever in summerlin recently? local leaders and law enforcement are coming together to try and help teach people how to prevent these crimes. the event is being held at the durango hills ymca from 6 to 7 tonight. it's free and open to the public. clark county school officials
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plans to bust-up the district into smaller precincts. you can let school leaders know what you think at a special feedback meeting from 4:30 to 6:30 at the henderson convention center. you can also take part in an online survey. we'll put the link on our website.. superstar jennifer lopez has officially taken over planet hollywood. 18-25 "now if i give you me, this is how it's got to be...first of all i won't take you cheating on me." ceasars sent us this video from her first night on the axis stage. but before... the singing super star kicked off her new show... celebrities filled the red carpet event. our crews were there to catch it all. her residency runs runs now through february 9th, and then picks back up again in may and june. we now have word on when las vegas headliner celine dion will return to the stage. caesars says she's set to resume her shows on february 23rd. dion put her performances on hold last week after her
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long battle with cancer. her brother also died from cancer only two days later.. good news for workers here in the valley. the fight over minimum wage increase is gaining support. when changes might be coming. and.. a contact 13 consumer alert. find out ways to avoid identity theft before you begin the process of filing your taxes. bryan. ((bryan)) from your own private tour of a
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up
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and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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here in vineland, home of progresso, we love all kinds of chicken soups... but just one kind of chicken. white breast meat chicken every time. so if you're not going to make your own chicken soup tonight, do what we do...make it progresso. you say avocado old el paso says... zesty chicken and avocado tacos in our stand 'n stuff tortillas . (record scratch) you say stand n' stuff tortillas old el paso says...
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royal palace to some major scientific breakthroughs in space it's one of three trending headlines we are following today. you can now take a private tour of buckingham palace. google has just unveiled a youtube- 360 video of the royal residence. you can watch it on your smartphone or p-c. there could be another planet in our solar system. researchers at the california institute of technology have found evidence of an object that could be a real ninth planet. the new find has the highly creative nickname of "planet nine." the researchers haven't actually seen the planet, but they do have other evidence to support their claim. pluto was considered the 9th planet in our solar system, but was demoted to "dwarf planet" status in 2006. and.. astronaut scott kelly has made an amazing breakthrough on the international space station. (i posted this on my facebook page earlier this week) kelly tweeted pictures of the first
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he pulled it off after a number of previous attempts failed. scientists say kelly's perserverance will give them a better understanding of how to grow plants in microgravity. go to for more stories trending right.. and to sound off.. join us on twitter. our handle is @ktnv. use the hash-tag nowtrending. anchors adlib and toss to bryan high clouds of increasing thickness will continue to push over southern nevada through the day ahead of our next weather system. temperatures overnight will benefit and will remain similar to last night - right around 40 but our afternoon highs tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper
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dry, skies on friday. winds will increase out of the southwest on saturday as a dying cold front heads our direction, those winds will give the temperatures the kick they need to get back above 60 but the front will also bring a chance for showers later in the day. rain chances are spotty as of right now, and look to be better to the north and east, but they'll come during prime weekend celebration time - between 7pm saturday night and about 4am sunday morning.
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breezy and cool winds coming to dry things out with another potentially stronger wind producer following on monday and tuesday. wednesday the skies finally clear out and our temperatures return back into the mid 60s mid week. a contact 13 consumer alert tonight tax season has already begun. but before you file your taxes. there are some things you should know to keep your identity safe!
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some help, choose a tax preparer wisely. the internal revenue service says look for the preparer's tax identification number. avoid people who base their fee on a percentage of your refund. and note if your preparer doesn't ask for receipts. next, never sign a blank tax return. and finally, never give your personal information over the phone or online. good news for walmart employees today. the retail giant says walmart and sam's clubs employees hired before the start of the year will soon get a raise to at least 10-dollars an hour. walmart says it will apply to more than a million u-s workers.. starting february 20th. walmart says it will bring its average hourly wage for a full-time employee is just over 13 dollars an hour. the fight continues here in nevada to raise the minimum wage. yesterday, a judge in carson city ruled the ballot measure could move forward. supporters are trying to get 55 thousand signatures to put their proposal on the november ballot. right now, our minimum wage is 8-25 an hour, or 7-25 an hour if the employer offers health insurance.
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would be 9-25 in 20-18, and then it would increase by 75 cents every year until it hits thirteen dollars an hour. coming up in today's health report. tanning beds have come under fire recently for their links to cancer. but now a new study is finding the trend is linked to substance abuse. and.. what's the healthier option- chain restaurants or local diners? we'll have the answer coming up.
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keep tabs on your calorie count. chain restaurnts post that information.. but the 'mom and pop' places don't.. so what's the better option? abc's jennifer whalen takes a look. americans love to eat out. many chain restaurants are posting the calorie counts on their menus, before it becomes
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but if you think that eating at a non-chain is healthier... that may not always be the case. researchers sampled dishes in restaurants in boston, san francisco and little rock. they found that the meals at independent eateries were just as calorie-laden as chain restaurants. however, you might not know that because the calories aren't always on the menu. according to their research, the average dinner at a non-chain restaurant had about 12-hundred calories. while that may be comparable to a chain restaurant, it's still italian and chinese restaurants tended to pile on the calories... while greek, vietnamese and mexican tended to have the least amount. the study's authors recommend eating in moderation, and making healthy choices like ordering for half- portions or getting dressing on the side. the results were published this week in the journal of nutrition and dietetics. for today's health minute, i'm jennifer whalen. now an important warning for parents on indoor tanning. a new study is linking your
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booth to substance abuse of drugs and alcohol. the study was done by c-u anschutz. researchers say both indoor tanning and drug use activate addictive pathways in the brain. and it's not just happening in women, the study also found a strong association between anabolic steroid use and indoor tanning especially among men. more than 12-thousand high school students in colorado were studied. new numbers from the u-s department of health and human services show nearly 78-thousand nevadans signed up for health insurance during during the latest open enrollment period. that's about 5-thousand more than last year. the sign-up window is still open. enrollment continues through january 31st. still ahead... bryan has a final look at your forecast! and.. before we head to break.. a look at tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13. at 8 -- beyond the tank at 9 -- my diet is better than yours at 11 -- action news we'll be
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mom...yes, a mom. funny man louie anderson takes us inside his whacky world plus meet j-lo's creative team....nappytabs that's all friday at 2 on valley view live.
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fru$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.the race for the white house is heating up here in the valley. republican presidential candidate donald trump held a campaign rally earlier in the day and then former president bill clinton is speaking later tonight at the "advanced 7-15 . we're finally seeing some changes at a deadly valley that intersection at lake mead and sloan has a brand new traffic light. residents have been petitioning for a change since 2012. money for this comes from fuel revenue indexing. the pump. whatever you want to call it.. 'snow- zilla'.. 'snow-megeddon' or 'snow- pocolypse'.. they're bracing for it back east. a major winter storm is poised to hammer the mid-atlantic states and the northeast this weekend. forecasters are predicting up to 20- inches of snow in some areas.. and winds of 40-miles an hour. that storm is affecting travel here in the valley as well. american airlines has already announced they are cancelling
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charlotte tomorrow. the airline says they will also be canceling flights in and out of other airports on the east coast on saturday. so be sure to check your live at 5... people in one central valley neighborhood are demanding change after they say squatters have over- run the area... including taking over an abandoned walgreens. when you ask... we investigate. plus... a popular piece of artwork at the downtown container park vandalized... a live report coming up on action news live at 5. then later.. all new on action news live at 6.. a rental scam makes the round on craigslist. unknowing victims.. renting homes.. already owned by someone else! what can do so your not caught in the same scam. high clouds of increasing thickness will continue to push over southern nevada through the day ahead of our next weather system. tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper 50s under mostly cloudy, but dry, skies on friday. winds will increase out of the
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dying cold front heads our direction, those winds will up next. we'll be back in 60 minutes for action news live at 5. until then.. thanks for watching and have a great evening.
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>> announcer: beaten... >> one of the gentlemen decided that he didn't like the way i was speaking to him. that's when he decided to assault me. >> announcer: ...robbed. >> one of them had my left arm, and one of them reached his hand in my left pocket. >> announcer: now a witness cover-up?
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police were trying to find out who those people were. >> the police didn't ask me that. >> they don't want to give out any information. you can't make them speak, so they basically say, "i don't know anything." >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distribution banquet-hall owner michael pizzuto jr. is suing former patron 19-year-old darrin little jr. for his role in a robbery and assault during a party at his hall. >> byrd: order! all rise! your honor, this is case number 40 on the calendar in the matter of pizzuto jr. vs. little. >> judge judy: thank you. >> byrd: you're welcome. parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. gentlemen, have a seats. >> judge judy: mr. pizzuto and mr. little, let me see if i can put in a relatively short form what i understand happened.
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