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apartment complex...and now the killer is on the run. and squatters at it again -- burning down one more house in the valley...for the second time this year! but first-- one person is fighting for their life after a overnight. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... thank you for waking up with us! let's get your morning started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for rain with this system through monday. high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s.
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area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and . the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. breaking overnight -- one pers after this crash. it happened just before 1-30 this morning at the intersection of silverado ranch and ( ) gillespie.
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light -- t-boning a sedan. right now local police and firefighters have a lot on their hands.. two house fires. one -- set by squatters. and police are investigating two homicides. the first one -- near tropicana and maryland. detectives say -- a person is dead -- after getting into some type of altercation -- just after 2 yesterday afternoon the victim -- was rushed to desert springs hospital -- where they later died . no word on any suspects. just hours earlier -- a woma apartment complex -- near cheyenne and pecos. police say about six people heard multiple gunshots a little after noon yesterday. less than an hour later...a woman discovered a mans body. 152441 sgt matthew sanford, metro "in this area gunshots are kind of common so it wasn't immediately reported. when somebody went out to check something in the rear of the building, their storage unit, they discovered the body then." officers said no one reported hearing any altercation or struggle. neighbors we spoke to say...
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and they aren't happy about it. 153928 joanne rasmussen, neighbor "they need to clean it up a little bit better because it's very dirty around here. the city needs to get in and start patrolling it a little bit better" police are interviewing people in the area for information on a possible suspect. this is the hundred and ninth homicide this year in las vegas. take a look at this -- a lake las vegas near hotel viera. henderson fire says they got the call around 9:15 at night. bystanders put out the flames before firefighters got there. no one was hurt. right now -- 6 people -- are recovering -- 3 of them -- children -- after a massive fire -- rips through a valley apartment complex. we broke this story on good morning las vegas 24 hours ago.
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regency-place apartments -- on decatur at sahara. las vegas fire and rescue -- releasing this video -- from inside one of the units. take a look -- everything is charred. officials believe -- the fire began in the living room -- or the kitchen. squatters are blamed for setting a vacant house on fire yesterday afternoon near rancho and gowan. luckily -- nobody was hurt. neighbors say -- this is the second time -- the home has burned this year -- beca the squatters. an arizona community -- mourns the loss -- of a beloved police dog. amigo the dog -- died yesterday morning-- of complications -- from heat exhaustion. kingman police -- taking amigo to a local vet clinic wednesday. the k-9 -- becoming ill -- while searching for hikers near white cliffs. amigo -- had been with kingman police for only a year. now to a huge scare for one florida family.
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...turned into terror. the vessel capsizing underneath... a 23-month old girl. here's abc's mark remillard with the traumatic 911 calls... and the moments it all came to an end. nats - 911 what's your emergency i'm in the river my boat crashed and i have a baby still in the water at 10:30 friday evening cocoa beach police received a frightening call from a mother in distress. nats - you said the boat is completely capsized? it's upside down? yes we're totally upside down and i think my toddler is under the boat. please sendo was returning from dinner with relatives when their vessel struck powerlines. everyone was thrown overboard. tammy bossard i had charlotte in my hands and my boat had flipped and i climbed on top of the boat and bryan and sharon pulled me up and we heard kennedy crying and we couldn't find her. with help from a person in a separate boat, four officers quickly entered the water and the mom and dad did everything they could, they were looking
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boat holding the baby but luck was on their side. the 23 month-old was in an air pocket and had a life jacket on. after nearly an hour of searching responders found her and pulled her from the water. tammy bossard god was with us. god was with us. the group was checked by paramedics and is doing fine ---a hugh sigh of relief. mark remillard abc news new york right now -- new developments about the blue cut fire just into our newsroom!. winning the battle... and some relief for local residents. then -- as the new school year approaches -- scammers have new targets -- college students and their parents. what you need to know -- so you don't end up as the next
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winning their battle against within the past 10 minutes officials saying the fire is now 83 percent contained -- it was 73 percent before. more than a-hundred homes destroyed... since the wildfire broke out on tuesday. it has burned more than 37 thousand acres in total. mandatory evacuations -- now being lifted in the wrightwood area. people -- now able to check on their homes and check outthe damage. it's being called the worst natural disaster since
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it's been 24 hours since people in kansas saw... heavy rains causing widespread flooding. cars -- submerged on water- logged streets water -- even reaching the doorsteps of homes these kansas floods -- coming in the wake of the devastation in baton rouge. about 110-thousand homes there-- valued at more than 20-billion dollars -- in the area hit the hardest. . sot-jim crying- my house was as nice as its ever been, im losing it, and im sorry i just cat nearly four-thousand people -- are still living in homeless shelters in louisiana. a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for rain with this system through monday. high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s.
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slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to friday and next saturday. a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for rain with this
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hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds
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and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100
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stars battle on the ice for a good cause. the annual hockey game at fiesta rancho ice arena is all in the past all the money raised went to the las vegas firefighters youth-hockey foundation but this year is extra special. half of the proceeds are going to support wesley payton and his family. wesley is a local boy battling leukemia boxing legend floyd mayweather junior is giving back in a big way holding a back to school giveaway for under-privileged children. more than 500 kids scoring some new backpacks with much-needed school supplies and books. this is the fourth straight
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start the school-year off right. the event also featuring free sports physicals -- and dental exams. students who brought their local library card -- getting the chance to win a brand-new laptop and printer. the new school year is just around the corner. teachers who need to stock up on supplies have a chance to do some shopping -- without breaking the bank. the 6th annual "sharing is caring consignment sale" is happening today. teachers from across the valley putting hundreds of books and classroom supplies up for sale at bargain prices. heather tomkowski/director of operations greater las vegas academy 19:06:01 "here in clark county when a teacher takes over their classroom they only have tables and chairs, they items. this now gives them an opportunity to purchase them at a very low rate." organizers say the event has saved teachers more than
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from contact 13 this morning -- a consumer alert -- for college students and their parents -- already strapped with tuition bills... the i-r-s warning -- of scammers demanding immediate payment -- for a fake 'federal tax.' and as abc's rebecca jarvis reports -- they sound very convincing an urgent warning from the i-r-s to american families heading back to school? beware of calls like this: nats - this is an aut you by the internal revenue service its the new scam targeting parents and college students like mike foster? sot - he had my full name, my first, middle, and last name, and my suffix. he knew where i went to school, he knew the area that i lived in, and he knew the name of the county police as well as the city police. the thieves - i-r-s impersonators -- demanding payments over the phone for fake taxes like the "federal student tax" sot - t i needed to pay the money right away or else i would be taken into
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families conned out of nearly $45 million by i-r-s telephone scams. california, new york and texas among the hardest hit states. (source: tigta) the real i-r-s reminding taxpayers tonight it will never: call to demand immediate payment over the phone ask for your credit or debit card numbers over the phone? or threaten to bring you to local police that was rebecca jarvis reporting it claims.... to be the best asian food in the country.... but this morning --- a las wrong kind of attention!!! darcy: spoiled food. do you understand spoiled food? angela: uh, we're going dirty dining today! and... our list even includes one of the most luxurious hotels in las vegas you're watching good morning las vegas.. we'll be right back on this
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kept health inspectors... busy. and that means... darcy spears has a lot... to talk about. it's a new record this week.... with -8- restaurants... on "dirty dining". < the restaurant claiming it's been voted best asian food in the usa--is the worst in southern nevada in terms of demerits this week. dirty dining repeat offender wo fat on desert inn and sandhill tops the not-so-elite eight list with a 38- demerit c grade. 1:15 darcy: why so many de in the kitchen with the health district? angela dong: uh, you know, it's in the back door have like a sewer. inspectors did find sewage flowing from the grease interceptor out back. there was also sewage backing up inside the kitchen from dirty floor sinks, and water pooling in front of the toilet and under shelves in the employee restroom. 7:44 darcy stand-up in alley: this right here is what the health district calls improper disposal of liquid waste.
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health hazard and still a violation that's actively occurring back here behind the restaurant. you can see all the water on the ground. that is not good. we're in an alleyway that's actually lined with rat traps, so clearly there are a lot of issues that are still not being addressed. in the kitchen, inspectors also found moldy smoked fish, spoiled lettuce and bean curd that was two weeks expired. manager angela dong says she can't answer questions due to a language barrier. 2:17 darcy: spoiled food. angela: uh, i'm not sure. sorry. prepared chicken and shrimp were held past their seven-day shelf life. and the cutting board was really dirty and stained with old food and debris. cooked beef and chicken had to be thrown out after inspectors found both sitting at room temperature. food in the walk-in was uncovered. and dirty wiping cloths with no sanitizer were being used to clean food contact surfaces. 2:52 darcy: is there anything
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watching? anything you'd like to say? you keep turning away from the camera. she came back to deliver this message. 4:46 angela: we just keep everything more cleaning, more safe, just like that. /nat transition/ we've got seven imminent health hazard closures to tell you about. the worst of the bunch was hong kong garden seafood bbq cafe on jones between spring mountain and desert inn. they were shut down when absolutely no working refrigeration. there were also live cockroaches in the kitchen. this report from the restaurant's own pest service warns them about too much food debris and grease buildup. these filthy fridge racks and trays are a case in point. the pest control company wrote, "you will see german roaches until sanitation gets better." inspectors also found them reusing tea pots between guests
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pines was also shut down for inadequate refrigeration. lots of food was in the temperature danger zone. prep tables were dirty and there was excessive food debris on this spatula and tongs. /nat/ the refrigeration problem theme continued at baja fresh. that's what shut down their location on eastern and serene. they were also stocking food in a red-tagged cooler. /nat/ and one more--again with bbq grill at the hard rock hotel's east pool where inspectors found lots of food at dangerously unsafe temperatures. /nat/ the other imminent health hazard closures were all at hotel casinos and all due to problems with liquid waste. the third floor dishroom serving the ballrooms at caesars palace was shut down due to sewage backing up out of floor sinks and drains. boulder station's grand cafe cookline was taken off line
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the cookline. employees were walking through it to access equipment and prepare food. and at the jw marriot on north rampart, the look of surprise on this chef's face says it all. inspectors shut down the pool cafe and bar after finding a large ceiling leak directly over food and the liquor tree. there was also something yucky spilled on the floor. darcy tag : wo fat was reinspected and got its a back. all the other places have darcy spears, 13 action news.> when it comes to getting millenials involved in this year's election... one campaign is definitely winning it. we'll introduce you to donald trump's youngest field coordinator. plus -- he's an inspiration for boys and girls across the valley. the hometown hero -- bringing home the gold -- from the summer olympics in rio. we sit down exclusively with
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. t think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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of the biggest boy band sensations has died in federal prison. but first -- a local man making a name for himself in rio -- bringing home gold. we're sitting down exclusively with his family.! good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is ... let's get started with a check of your first alert forecast with dan bronis. good morning dan! ((ad-lib)) a pacific storm system will pass to our south and as it does it will drag in cloud expect chances for rain with the upper 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. 13 action news sits down
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of one of americas newest heroes. connor fields won a gold medal in b-m-x racing friday.. but he almost didn't even make it to rio. connor grew up racing here in whitney mesa park. 13 action news reporter -- david schuman sat down with the family. dozen times now connor fields mother and girlfriend have watched his gold medal winning race. gold! but just a few months ago..connors spot on the olympic team was in question when he broke his wrist. 182041 laura gruninger, girlfriend "he would be really down and he would kind of wonder is this it for me, am i going to retire." then mom decided to step in. 182305 "lisa is great at
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lisa fields has been on this journey with her son since he started riding at the age of 7, when he decided to try for the olympics, and when he finished a disappointing 7th at the 2012 games in london. so at this crucial juncture in his quest for gold, lisa wrote her son an email. 182207 lisa fields, mother "i basically was trying to remind him of how capable he was, how hard he worked and how he couldn't give up prematurely because i know him well enough that he never would've forgiven himself." she als include the lyrics to the song that's pumped him up for years -- lose yourself by eminem. fast forward to the present and this trophy room now has a new shiny object to add. connors family -- they have the dvr recording of the most exhilarating 34 seconds of their lives. 184207 "it will never get old. oh god." after the race lisa got a voicemail from connor saying "mom? it's your olympic
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that. and this is truly inspiring. this is chris koch -- born without arms or legs. he's on a training run... preparing for an upcoming 5-k race on a skateboard. and this isn't some stunt. chris even did a full marathon...this way.... in 4-hours 23-minutes. he says his drive and motivation to persevere comes from his parents.... who wouldn't allow him to be (chris koch) "my parents took a very pun intended hands off approach to how they raised me. but joking aside, mom and dad said it was difficult at times to stand back and watch me struggle, but they knew early on that you know i needed to figure things out." chris works as a motivational speaker... and tells people to be confident -- and proud of who you are. now to the zika crisis here in
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the most popular destinations ....people living there are taking extreme measures to protect themselves. meanwhile the cdc is warning pregnant women to stay away from the entire miami-dade county. health officials say they are investigating 8 new cases just outside of those newly-created hot zones. there are currently an estimated 20-thousand pregnant women living in miami. lauren allen is six months pregnant.... and she's putting herself on house arrest. sot -- lauren allan: i am not of doctors' appointments or if there was an emergency. some pregnant women say they're ready to move if zika appears in their neighborhood. some sad news to pass along -- the man behind some of the biggest boy bands like nsync and backstreet boys has died. the federal bureau of prisons' website says music mogul... lou pearlman passed away friday. pearlman created the music
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backstreet boys, 'nsync, o-town, l-f- o and "take five". but he was later sentenced to 25- years in prison for running a 300- million-dollar ponzi scheme. v notre dame university says its five football players who were arrested friday can be dismissed. indiana state police say the players were pulled over for speeding. they include cornerback ashton white, senior safety max redfield, wide receiver kevin step williams and cornerback te'von coney. officials say a trooper smelled marijuana in their car. sgt. tony slocum, indiana state police): "a trooper initiated a traffic stop and walking up to the vehicle to speak with the driver he smelled odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. all five players are now facing marijuana possession charges. another shadow cast over the scandal-ridden -- baylor
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of a player beating his dog posted on snap chat. a student -- reporting the incident to animal control and baylor police. the football player's punishment -- a 500-dollar ticket. according to police documents -- the athlete sent the dog to live with relatives in houston. explosion - v now to turkey -- where at least 50 people were killed and 94 others hurt in a blast at a wedding. the wedding took place on a practice in the region, especially during the summer. as of now-- no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. but overnight turkey's president blamed isis for the attack. campaign office - v donald trump's campaign has some young blood among his leadership staff in colorado. when we say "young", we're talking 12-years-old... meet weston imer -- a field coordinator for trump's campaign. his mom is an official field coordinator, but she hopes giving her son so much responsibility teaches other
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(weston imer, trump campaign co-chair, jefferson county): "get involved! that's what i'm gonna say. get involved, kids needs to be educated." butt to (laurel imer, weston imer's mother): "you have the responsibility to your parents to teach them." weston is hoping to continue his role until school starts in september. the republican presidential nominee makes another attempt to remedy his less than favorable poll numbers among black voters... and does so by pointing the blame at the democratic party. steve nannes reports nominee) "i'm asking for the vote of every single african-american citizen in this country who wants to see a better future." donald trump's latest plea to black voters came during a campaign rally in dimondale, michigan friday - to a predominantly white audience. trump accused democrats of taking black voters for granted.. the business mogul even declared that no other group of americans have been harmed by hillary clinton's policies more
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nominee) "look how much african- american communities are suffering under democratic control. to those i say the following. what do you have to lose?" clinton's campaign released a statement in response to trump's question stating.. african-americans have everything to lose.. voting for a man who questioned president obama's citizenship and courts white supremacists. and according to a recent poll of 'black voters' choice for president' of trump..91 percent to just 1 percent. trump, however, predicts he can dramatically change those figures after his first term in office. (donald trump/ (r) presidential nominee) "and at the end of four years, i guarantee you that i will get over 95 percent of the african-american vote. i promise you." i'm steve nannes reporting. a jailer -- is attacked by an inmate.
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as the punches fly -- an unlikely person comes to the jailer's aid. plus -- this morning we are getting a tour of the most famous house in cuba and meeting a man who has been taking care of it. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first.
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high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to the upper 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the
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store for wednesday and thursday. another system will start to push in and bring breezy winds to the area thursday and friday. the system will bring some milder air in with it, dropping high temps back to around 100 for friday and next saturday. a pacific storm system will
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will drag in cloud cover and moisture. expect chances for rain with this system through monday. high temps will hover around 100 through tuesday. some days could even drop to 90s. the system will be out of the area by tuesday morning and slightly warmer temps in the low 100s are in store for friday. the system will bring some ((ad-lib at desk)) an oklahoma prison guard --
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officer -- then charges -- picking him up -- and slamming him to the ground. the jailer calls for back up -- but the fight continues. but then -- second inmate steps into the picture. together -- they get the attacker to the ground -- just as backup arrives. so many americans are planning a trip to cuba... one famous fa back... not there to see the beaches... but to save a piece of american history... right in havana. abc's ron claiborne takes us there. nats walking around the most famous house in cuba - ernest hemingway's house - is a journey into the past for the past 10 years, bob vila has been helping to save this old house outside of havana? vila: "all of the windows needed to be replaced. where hemingway lived from 1940 to 1960?.even wrote some of his most famous work?like "for
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-- 9,000 -- his photo albums, his correspondence, everything was in this house" rc standup: ernest hemingway left cuba in 1960 fully intending to return and resume living here with his wife mary? ?. but he died before he could come back vila: "six years ago, it was just cracks and failing plaster and stuff. very bad condition." nats--- from show "hi, i'm bob vila?" vila is known to millions from he dispensed advice to viewers on how to repair and upgrade their own homes. natsot/workers working at hemingway property the team of american experts and cuban workers has been refurbishing the main hemingway house ? and building a repository for some of the treasures found inside -- including volumes of personal letters that were discovered moldering in a basement. natsot/leading tour "this is the plaza vieja, the oldest square in havana." for vila, this project is personal?he's
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to cuban parents. his father and mother left after fidel castro took power? and never came back. vila: "it was i think a big refurbish its look and save priceless american literary treasures? to make it feel once again like the home where he lived and created great american literature on cuban soil. ron claiborne, abc news havana. staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age and that have a few more grey hairs when good morning las vegas returns we'll be joined by a doctor with some tips on staying healthy at any age! now let's head to new york for a look at what's coming up on good morning america, coming up on gma, ryan lochte speaks out about that raucous night in rio? some of it caught on video. the olympian? apologizing to his teammates and to the people of rio? and explaining what he minority voters? holding a roundtable discussion with his hispanic advisory board? and what he's now saying about the
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african americans. as usual, there's controversy. george will be here to break it all down. and finally, a mother? deeply relieved? to be reunited with her two year old daughter? after an accident on the water. the toddler was trapped under a capsized boat for an hour. how she survived? it's all
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day. to talk more about why it's so important for seniors to live a healthy life style is emily labonte with health care partners. emily labonte healthcare partners 1) many people think immunizations are for children, but it's just as important for older adults to keep themselves protected. since the month of august is recognized as immunization awareness month, we think it's
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with dr. rakesh kalra from healthcare partners. with dr. rakesh kalra from healthcare partners. 2) why do older adults still need these immunizations 3) what are the most important immunizations for seniors? 4) what should our listeners do if they want to learn more about recommended vaccines? 5) how
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about the resources and support available? visit h-c-p-n-v dot com saturday, august 27th 10am-2pm wise...take advantage... because it's national senior citizens day. to talk more about why it's so important for seniors to live a healthy life style is emily labonte with health care partners. emily labonte healthcare partners 1) many people
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important for older adults to keep themselves protected. since the month of august is recognized as immunization awareness month, we think it's the perfect time to talk with dr. rakesh kalra from healthcare partners. 2) why do older adults still need these immunizations 3) what are the most important immunizations for seniors? 4) what should our listeners do if they want to learn more about recommended vaccines? 5) how can someone learn more about the resources and support available? visit h-c-p-n-v dot com saturday, august 27th 10am-2pm galleria clinic 1397 galleria
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have to show it this to you again-- the youngest giant panda cub at the national zoo is celebrating his birthday... the zoo held a party for the
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cake made out of frozen fruit juice. the colorful cake took two weeks to create and weighs about 150 pounds. and here is a live look at the smithsonian's panda cam...where you can see the pandas playing around there. thanks for joining us this morning. good morning america is up next. and join us back here at 8 a-m for another full hour of the
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, ryan lochte's apology. >> i am sorry. >> taking responsibility for what turned into an international incident. admitting he exaggerated his story about being robbed in rio. and this morning, a new account. >> they were saying no police, no police please. >> this witness telling our matt gutman what he says really happened that night. >> flash flooding overnight in texas. and tornadoes tear through michigan and ohio. >> it's right there! >> cars overturned. roofs ripped to pieces. trees shredded. the huge cleanup ahead this morning. miracle survivor. the tiny toddler trapped under a capsized boat. >> she's got a baby in the water. >> yes, please hurry. >> the frantic search to find

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