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strip. the big story this midday--- that brought cities along the east coast to a standstill. federal offices in washington are closed. and schools from washington to the new jersey shore have canceled classes. the storm is blamed for more than 30 deaths. a-b-c's eva pilgrim has more on the big dig-out. snowplow nats the big dig out? clean up this morning after the weekend's record snow fall. wind nats blinding snow and sot-- bill de blasio, mayor of new york city slug: snow marciano 01:00:48 - people have to take very seriously what's going on here. along the jersey shore ?. wind nats huge chunks of ice floating down the streets. in some areas - water reaching higher levels than hurricane sandy. travel hit especially hard...the storm grounding more than 14-thousand flights...cancellatio ns continuing this morning. slug: 1410 kerley snow dc vtr 51 sot -- tamara wilson/stranded traveler i just want to get out of here and go home. some drivers are thankful to finally be home after being stuck on the pennsylvania
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turnpike commuter slug: pilgrim pa turnpike blizzard we've been stuck in the truck for 13 and a half hours the dusquene basketball team not moving an did things to make the time go by making snow angels and even pushing their bus. ((9 seconds)) this storm is being blamed for 28 deaths?including a mother and her 1- year-old son, who died from carbon monozide poisioning --- snow blocking their tailpipe sot -- michael powell/ battalion chief, evesham fire and rescue slug: tvu 4 eva gma intv 183356 - you don't want any of the carbon monoxide coming back into the car. battalion chief michael powell says - run your car 10 minutes as we take a live look at mccarran... we're glad to tell you that the delays out of our airport are not too bad after the horrible storm in the east. some flights were canceled... but as of this morning, most were up and running without delays. (anchor ad lib toss greg) looks like a small upper level
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through california and southern nevada this morning. high level clouds will be the outcome of this weather pattern temperature in the upper 50s and lower 60s. we will continue to see high climb gradually to the mid and upper 60s! by friday/saturday high temperatures will be at their warmest; ranging between 65 and 70 degrees! but it comes sunday morning. clouds build in through saturday night to mainly cloud this is the seventh day in the seven day forecast so lot can right now... solar customers are finding out if they can keep paying the
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new rate changes. here's a live picture from a meeting taking place right now... at p-uc headquarters... rooftop solar company solarcity wants to take its fight over new solar rates to nevada voters. the company is supporting a petition expected to be filed today that could take power away from the energy regulators at the nevada public utilities commission. the measure could go to the ballot if supporters gather enough signatures. numerous homes hit hard this weekend by fire... we have video you'll only see on action news... the red cross is helping victims of seven fires since saturday. many caused by squatters. one just broke out just this morning. action news is the only station with this cell phone video. this apartment fire wascaused by squatters. you can see in this cell phone video firefighters hard at work... a late night crash sends one person to the hospital... and another behind bars. take a look at the aftermath of
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view and sahara. it happened around 8 last night. officers say one person was seriously injured. they were taken to the hospital, but they're expected to be okay. the female driver who caused the crash was arrested for d-u-i. in today's red, white and blue 20-16 political coverage... a protester wearing a turban interrupted republican presidential candidate donald trump during a rare sunday appearance. and the gop front-runner called out the man as he was escorted away by security. trump had been talking about the september 11th terror attacks and the san bernardino shooting during the campaign event in iowa. the man in a bright red turban stood up and revealed a sign reading "stop hate." trump stopped his remarks as the crowd chanted "usa, usa, usa." there are a lot of candidates vying to become our next president... and soon, there may be another entering the race.. abc news confirming former new york city mayor michael bloomberg is considering a third party run. despite promises he wouldn't enter the race, bloomberg has
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for an independent run. we just found out who's playing and already... the super bowl appears to be only a rich man's game. the average resale price of a ticket to the february 7th game between the carolina panthers and denver broncos is $5,178. that's according to ticket price tracker seatgeek. a pair of club seats near midfield have already sold for more than $12,000 each, making them the most expensive seats sold so far. super bowl 50 will be played in levi's stadium in sata clara, california. up next- today's financial focus. what is the dow up to now? plus... the takata airbag recall expands again. the reason coming up... and mcdonald's sales have picked up... see if you can figure out why. all eyes on the market again
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volatile. here to tell us what we should be watching is channel 13 financial expert... steve budin. gdp report friday important because big indictator of how economy is doing inflation down report came out last week americans and credit up to 70 percent under 30 have damaged credit vegas based allegiant airlines has a new c-o-o this midday...
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previous one resigned suddenly
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the airline promoted their senior vice president of planning to "chief operating officer." recently the airline's safety record has come under fire after several incidents and emergency landings. the company says they will use the leadership change-- "as an opportunity to refocus on operational needs and areas for improvement." in today's contact 13 consumer alert... 5 million more cars are being added to the list of vehicles recalled because of takata airbags. the move comes after a 10th death is linked to the japanese company's faulty airbags. the company released a statement offering condolences to the victim's family. takata has struggled for years since it was discovered its inflators were defective. the bags can explode when activated, firing out shards of metal and glass. mcdonald's is loving its new
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the company announcing today that its introduction of all day breakfast helped to lift sluggish sales by 5.7 percent. mcdonald's is working to turnaround its business under c-e-o steve easterbrook, who took over last march. company executives have conceded that they failed to keep up with changing tastes and are working to update menus and marketing. adlib at desk looks like a small upper level disturbance will slide south through california and southern nevada this morning. high level clouds will be the outcome of this weather pattern
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from the north/northeast but with a ridge of high pressure supporting the southwest, anything more than high level broken clouds is not expected. mostly sunny skies will be common along with high temperature in the upper 50s and lower 60s. we will continue to see high pressure build over the valley through the next several days. this will keep skies mainly clear and allow
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to the mid and upper 60s! by friday/saturday high temperatures will be at their warmest; ranging between 65 and 70 degrees! but it comes with a catch. the warm weather comes just before a new front passes over head saturday night in to sunday morning. clouds build in through saturday night to mainly cloud this is the seventh day in the seven day forecast so lot can change from now to then. it will be monitored closely disturbance will slide south through california and southern smokers fight back... although it takes them nearly a decade. find out what they want.
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more health problems for the residents of flint. find out the latest danger found in their water.
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some angry smokers from massachusetts will finally get their day in court. they want philip morris to pay for a monitoring program to detect early signs of cancer.... and they've filed a lawsuit to force the matter. that suit should finally go to trial this week... a decade after it was filed. the smokers are not seeking money. instead, they want the cigarette maker to pay for sophisticated chest scans for longtime smokers of marlboro cigarettes. legionnaires' disease is the latest health issue linked to drinking water in flint, michigan. the city's mclaren hospital says it found low levels of legionnaires bacteria in its water system. hospital administrators saw a spike in legionnaires cases after flint switched to a different water source two years ago. the switch was also linked to an increase in lead levels in
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crisis. some legionnaires' patients have died. we'll have more on who's trying to help the people of flint later in this newscast. still ahead on action news midday... a scare for some american airlines passengers overnight. we'll tell you what happened to them. plus... alaska gets rocked by an earthquake... the latest on conditions there. you're watching channel 13 action news, where you ask, and we investigate. stay with us
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we broisis has released a propaganda video that claims to show nine of the men behind the november terror attacks in paris. this is a still frame from the video. the gruesome roughly 18-minute tape shows the attackers' so-called "final messages," and some of the militants beheading hostages. the identities of the victims are not known. the paris attacks left 130 people dead. scary moments in the air after
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an emergency landing... the american airlines flight touched down in canada last night after it was bounced around mid-air. it was so bad, seven people were taken to the hospital. it hit like a big dip...some flight attendants were without seatbelts and then the other people..people passed out...it was scary the injured included three flight attendants and four passengers. the flight was heading from miami to milan, italy. a pre-dawn earthquake today sent people running into the streets and caused damage to buildings in spain's north african enclave of melilla. the us geological survey said the quake measured 6.3 on the richter scale and had its epicenter in the mediterranean sea. melilla is a small spanish city surrounded by morocco and the sea. there were no immediate reports of injuries, mainly because the quake took place before dawn
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"oh my god...okay..." : oh boy, take a look! that's video taken during a powerful earthquake in alaska yesterday morning. u-s-g-s says the 6 point 8 quake hit just southwest of anchorage. nobody but was injured but nerves were definitely rattled. bad news for ammon bundy this midday... he and his armed militia were supposed to hold a meeting today with the community in oregon, but a judge canceled it due to safety concerns. the judge holding the meeting said law enforcement heard about plans to protest the meeting, and block the entrance to the senior center where it was going to be held. for three weeks now, bundy and his supporters have taken over a wildlife refuge there. oregon's governor says she wrote letters to the president, the attorney general, and the fbi... asking them to end the standoff. still ahead on action news at midday...
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and the latest on how the blizzard affected the east coast... and the entire country. we'll show you how the big cleanup is going. and a story about a broken heater that will warm your heart. action news at midday continues now. hello. i'm todd quinones. and i'm dayna rosselli. now to the big matchup for super bowl 50 -- the stage is set after yesterday's championship game. the denver broncos will take on the carolina panthers. peyton manning up against cam newton -- the bronco's roughed up tom brady in a tight battle . abc's ryan smith here with all
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nats game - denver wins it! heading to superbowl 50! this morning, peyton manning?heading back to the super bowl for a brady and the new england patriots. nat - it's a touchdown! their afc championship game sunday night ?the 17th meeting of the two super bowl winning quarterbacks?and an instant classic nats - brady fields the snap and he is in trouble! the broncos defense doing the talking in a slug-fest?.hitting brady over 20 times - the most hits on any quarterback in a game this season?even denver police, poking fun at the pats tweeting out a "missing persons" notification on the "patriots offense" nats: announcers (from 1m left in game) "i've never seen him under pressure for this long" ?but down by 8 points with just 12 seconds to play, brady fighting back....throwing this touchdown strike! nats - and it was caught by gronkowski! and just a two-point conversion away from tying it up when this happened nats - it's tipped to the air and it's intercepted
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sot: manning: (on field) "it was truly a heck of a game with two great football teams going at it" the broncos - now set to face off against the carolina panthers in the 34-point win over the arizona cardinals sunday night?.their star cam newton, (nats his dancing) dancing his way into the end zone twice. newton post- ahhhhh i'm excited! i'm excited!!! now, as they get ready for the biggest game of all - it's the young star versus one of the greatest and of course, vegas is getting in on the action... the carolina panthers will be favored to beat the denver broncos and win the super bowl for the first time in franchise history. las vegas oddsmakers didn't even wait until the panthers finished off the arizona cardinals on sunday to install them as favorites in the game two weeks from now. at most books, the panthers
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the early line varied. and now to the latest on the east coast blizzard --at least 30 weather- related deaths were reported across 12 states and the district of columbia. morning commuters were slowed by slick roads, damaged transit lines and endless mounds of snow. in the nation's capital the crews are working furiously to clear the streets... the concern now, less the snow and more that black ice as melted snow has frozen on the roadways. sheila wannen/cleaning up after the storm sot: the damage was bad. there was more debris than there was from sandy laying all removed and when i say removed that doesn't mean that doesn't mean we can just push it into the street. it has to be lifted and taken away.)) it was the biggest storm ever in baltimore--at 29.2 inches and in new york's central park, a new 24-hour record-- with 26.8 inches of snow grinding to a halt all forms of travel.. well almost all forms... and if you're wondering...the snow jackpot winner was
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42 inches of snow. amazingly... there are not major delays at there were some canceled flights to the east coast, as you might expect. but things are getting back to normal... but you still might want to call ahead... especially if you're traveling to one of the hard hit cities. here's a story from the storm that will warm your heart. right in the middle of the massive storm freezing the east coast... a woman in pittsburgh' had her furnace go out... leaving her and her children freezing! normally she says she'd asked her husband to fix it.. but he's serving overseas right now. she called out a repair man, who was able to take care of it for her... and that's when he decided to do something extra special. sot: i couldn't say it because i would break up. it was a little emotional. so i wrote, night call deployment special. one dollar. (butted with) "it's the kind of thing you just read about," she told us, "but never think will happen to you." the woman says she couldn't be
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take care of her and her family.. while her husband was away. public safety officials in pacifica, california are keeping a close eye on homes on a crumbling hillside today. massive waves are pounding against the shore there, further undermining a cliff that's been eroding for years. (ad lib toss to greg) ((ad-lib)) looks like a small upper level disturbance will slide south through california and southern nevada this morning. high level clouds will be the outcome of this weather pattern along with so breezy conditions from the north/northeast but with a ridge of high pressure supporting the southwest, anything more than high level broken clouds is not expected. mostly sunny skies will be common along with high temperature in the upper 50s and lower 60s. we will continue to see high pressure build over the valley
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this will keep skies mainly clear and allow temperatures to climb gradually to the mid and upper 60s! by friday/saturday high temperatures will be at their warmest; ranging between 65 and 70 degrees! but it comes with a catch. clouds build in through it will be monitored closely within the weather first center throughout the week! right now... the search is on for three inmates who escaped from jail, and it sounds like something out of a movie! police say these three men, broke out of a maximum security jail in santa ana on friday. somehow, they managed to cut through steel bars in their cebing tunnels to the roof. then, they used sheets to repel four stories down to the ground. the escapees include a suspected murderer, plus two others charged with attempted murder and kidnapping. the family of one of those inmates is now speaking out to abc... with this emotional plea for their loved one. "please just turn yourself in. don't let this drag on! (cries)" police are trying to figure out how the inmates were able to pull off this escape, and if
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the former las vegas police officer accused of using excessive force while arresting a woman... and then lying about it.. is pleading not guilty to his federal charges... the entire incident was recorded on his body camera. richard scavone's trial is scheduled to begin on march 22nd. if convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison... and 500 thousand dollars in fines. the arrest happened last january... scavone was fired in september. we're now learning the identity of the man who was shot and killed while riding his bike early saturday morning... the coroner identified the victim as 23 year old arthur colwell from las vegas. metro says colwell was on his bike near owens and marion around 4 in the morning... when a black pickup truck pulled up next to him. that's when someone opened fire, hitting the man. then the truck sped away. police are still searching for that gunman. in illinois... community members gathered for a candle-light vigil for a
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days earlier. the event was held at the intersection where 5-year-old austin ramos junior was shot friday while riding in a car with his father. police are looking for a maroon s-u-v that they say followed the car, pulled up beside it and opened fire. it's unknown how many shots were fired or if austin's father may have been the intended target. the charleston church where nine parishioners attending a bible study were shot and killed has a new pastor. local news outlets report the reverend dr. betty deas clark was appointed the first female pastor at historic emanuel ame church on saturday and delivered her first sermon, a message of hope, on sunday. she told parishioners if the congregation as a family believes in god, the church's best days are ahead. right now... detroit teachers are protesting outside a court where a judge is hearing arguments about why they should head back to class. the teachers' so-called sick-outs have repeatedly
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schools during the past two weeks, keeping thousands of students at home. today's hearing is designed to stop the sick-outs. teachers are upset over pay, class sizes, and building conditions. in atlanta... a man is dead after the car he was driving crashed through the wall of a mall parking garage. according to the atlanta journal constitution, witnesses reported seeing the car speeding before hitting the wall last evening. the vehicle smashed through concrete and struck a hotel worker in a storage area of an adjacent hotel. the worker was not seriously hurt. atlanta police are investigating. a lot of people coming to the aid of people in flint, michigan... living with dangerous water. the goodwill even comes from....hockey rivals. this weekend, the flint firebirds got a special delivery from the windsor spitfires. the spitfires started collecting all of this bottled water ...on thursday. one of the families housing a spitfire athlete came up with e idea to collect water for flint. ((the original call was for bottled water like you see here to be donated at thursday night's game.
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up to the arena on thursday during the day. before the game even started, we had 15,000 bottles.)) at least two other division opponents remaining on the schedule are doing the same. and other people who want to help residents in flint cope with their water crisis are flocking to gofundme. donors have given nearly 2-hundred thousand dollars..... the money will go towards purchasing bottles of water, water filters and even bags of fresh fruit and vegetables. and comedian jimmy fallon is joining a list of celebrities helping flint, "the tonight show" host announced on twitter dollars to the community foundation of greater flint. he challenged 10 of his friends to match his gift. a number of celebrities have donated money and water bottles to help the people there. the medical marijuana industry in town is growing.. and it's growing quickly. terra tech has three
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vegas before spring! there was a job fair yesterday for anyone interested in working at the pot shops.....jobs from a "bud tender" to delivery drivers are up for grabs. we spoke to a woman who went to the job fair... she told us why she's interested in a marijuana industry job. lisa spearman, applicant "it can help strengthen people who are sick and who can't get up and have a regular life. so it can help in so many ways." starting pay is 13 bucks an hour plus benefits. retail experience is preferred -- but not required. if you couldn't make it..you can still apply online. still ahead-- out of this world images of the blizzard of 20-16. you can't beat this vantage point! those folks have a lot of clean up to do... maybe you need to tidy up inside your house. tips from an expert as action news at midday continues. and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib))
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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a weather satellite captured this view of the big blizzard that hit the northeast this weekend. a nearly full moon lit the clouds from above in these satellite images... while they were lit from below by city lights along the east coast. those lights are blurred in places by cloud cover. looks like a small upper level disturbance will slide south through california and southern nevada this morning. high level clouds will be the outcome of this weather pattern along with so breezy conditions from the north/northeast but with a ridge of high pressure supporting the southwest, anything more than high level broken clouds is not expected.
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sunny skies will be common along with high temperature in the upper 50s and lower 60s. we will continue to see high pressure build over the valley through the next several days. this will keep skies mainly clear and allow temperatures to climb gradually to the mid and upper 60s! by friday/saturday high temperatures will be at their
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and 70 degrees! but it comes with a catch. the warm weather comes just before a new front passes over head saturday night in to sunday morning. clouds build in through saturday night to mainly cloud conditions sunday along with a small chance for rain and a change from now to then. so a big clean up underway on the east coast... but what about the clutter inside your home? there's a new book out trying to help. a-b-c's sara haines explains. in the battle against clutter, marne and matt friedman are
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stuff all over our whole apartment, but what we have the most of are baby clothes. 2220//marne: so this is an overflowing dresser. 2358 s: the clothes have taken over the changing table, the kid has gone to the floor. m: exactly. s: she's got her priorities straight, don't worry people. thinking of adding to their family of 4 ---which includes cece, 14 months and henry, 3... they have held on to baby clothes and loads of hand-me-downs 1859 s: how do you feel when you walk into your home right now? m: a little chaotic, a little stressed. matt: there might be a little anxiety. 2026 s: are you ready to get rid of things? m: i am ready, yeah. i'm ready. we need to simplify our things and our life. 4620 kondo comes in m: konichiua before she can begin, marie kondo must first greet the home... she says it's her way of letting the home know she is there to begin the job of tidying up now, its time to get to work...with the help of her
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all the kids clothes out and go piece by piece to decide what to keep she says you should only keep the items that spark joy... the rest can be given away nats -- marie: origato kondo even suggests thanking the clothes you have decided to part with nats - marne thanking clothing kondo says once you are ready to do the job of tidying-- it's important to finish the job... 1709 s: how much should you devote each day to tidying? 1752 marie: obviously it's impossible to tidy all the house in one day so its ok to take a couple days, a couple weekends but i recommend try to do 5 hours a day. even kids can help decide what things spark joy 0335 m: do it's time to tackle her most famous organizing trick... the konmari folding method (gfx) first, some folding 101?folding clothes in half or thirds... you should end up with a rectangle that stands up by itself...
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up) 2403 marie: by placing things upright you can see how much stuff you own. her method works for everthing folding is done... amazing! 5658 s: so much more marnie: woah! // 1416 it's like being at someone else's house. let's take a look at today's top stories now trending... the superbowl teams are set... and so is the empire state building-- lighting up in the colors of both teams. the denver broncos will face-off against the carolina panthers. super bowl 50 is february 7-th at levi's stadium in santa clara, california. there's no way you can stay angry after popping a roll of bubble wrap, right?" well-- it's bubble wrap appreciation day! and did you know.....bubble wrap was originally designed to be a plastic wallpaper? the product was of course... not a success.
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because people would totally be poppin your walls. basketball star shaquille o'neal went out of his way to play a game with some kids in florida... after one of their neighbors called the cops on them because the kids were playing too loudly in the street. shaq heard the story about a gainesville police officer who decided to shoot some hoops with the kids instead of reprimand them. dash-cam video of the short game went viral. officer bobby white went back to the neighborhood saturday with shaq, who surprised them with another game of basketball. this could have been a media frenzy. g-p-d said shaq specifically said he wanted to keep it quiet to surprise the kids and officer white. "for more stories trending right now, head to ktnv.com we'll be back with another look at your top headlines... and greg's forecast. stay with us.
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks
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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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solar customers hoping for some great news today the public utilities commission is considering grandfathering in old rates for current rooftop solar customers. they began a hearing at 9:30
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we have a crew on the scene gathering all the information. and the east coast is still digging out from the blizzard of 20-16... more than 30 people were killed by the storm. many flights out of mccarran were canceled... but we're told things are returning to normal... although you may want to call ahead. fires break out around the valley this weekend... the salvation army tells us it is helping people displaced by at least 7. this is cellphone video caught an apartment fire near warm springs and lake mead presumably caused by squatters. superbowl 50 is set- the panthers versus the broncos. and of course, vegas is getting in on the action... the carolina panthers will be favored to beat the denver broncos and win the super bowl for the first time in franchise history. las vegas oddsmakers didn't even wait until the panthers finished off the arizona cardinals on sunday to install them as four point favorites in the game two weeks from now. looks like a small upper level disturbance will slide south
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nevada this morning. high level clouds will be the outcome of this weather pattern along with so breezy conditions from the north/northeast but with a ridge of high pressure supporting the southwest, 3... you may remember this shocking video-- a mom fights off two carjackers, all the while her young kids are in the car. coming up, she's speaking out! and we're following new developments on that police shooting on the las vegas strip, right in front of the bellagio. here's tonight's primetime lineup on channel 13... it starts at 8 with 3 full hours of the bachelor... followed by action news at 11.
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