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an eight year old girl from buffalo fights to live right here in cincinnati in the wake a deadly fire.and an angelic foundation has stepped in to bring her family to her side for that fight. 9 on your side's jay warren is live for us tonight at shriners hospital in corryville with the story of this little girl who suffered burns to 90 percent of her body--jay?? the little girl's family had been in their buffalo duplex for just a couple of days when fire roared through the house killing two and leaving
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she's here at shriners tonight undergoing treatment her father dimitrius johnson saved her and died when he went back in and saved his son -- this horrific fire in buffalo claimed two lives and burned little treasure brighon on 90 percent of her body--treasure was brought here to shriners in cincinnati yesterday and later that night wings-- flights of hope brought treasure's mom tempest thomas to be with her((tempest thomas/treasure's mother))"we were all sleeping he died he came out and ran back in and saved his son dimitrius johnson jr. and his daughter teasure brighon i would like for everybody to put him in your heart and send his family your prayers and your condolences to him."when treasure was brought to cincinnati there simply wasn't room on the plane for her mother and grandmother-- that''s where wings flights of hope stepped in ((joe demarco/wings flights of hope)) "we're excited to be able to get the mom out here and the grandmother they've been through so much she lost her husband her uncle her son is in the hospital in buffalo and her daughter down here at shriners 90 percent burned."
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founder and pilot said the family's world was thrown upside down--((sot))"they were saying on the way out they didn't know whether it was day or night i just feel so bad for them what's going through their mind neither of them have ever flown in a plane before we're dealing with people who have all these emotions."as for thomas she is grateful to be here with her daughter and at the same time struggling with incredible loss ((sot))"words can't express how i feel right now when you lose your husband you almost lost your kids you have two kids in the hospital you have a one year old at home with my sister it's a horrible feeling i wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy." enemy." treasure is currently sedated and faces a host of surgeries but one doctor in buffalo does say that she will survive but have an incredibly long road ahead of her jay warren 9 on your side corryville how about this weather?a fantastic day that's so nice -- very few stayed inside!
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photographer lot tan was at smale park today where people were doing everything from swinging to walking -- riding their bikes and yes, hoverboards!and it wasn't just adults.even the smallest of us were enjoying the spring-like day. 11.23.26 this is lovely this is perfrect. crazy snow is gone we go out with our bikes we don't here and the riverfront its been awesome hope it doesn't go away 11.23.33 and sherry what is this i hear about today's temperatures being pretty close to a new record high? expect a partly cloudy and very warm day today with highs around 67. we average 44 this time of year! clouds increase late today into tonight. lows will fall into the mid-40s and we'll have a chance for showers after 2 a.m. sunday, showers look possible as an area of low pressure moves through. pockets of moderate to heavy rain appear possible, especially from cincinnati south. highs tomorrow will reach the mid-50s. monday, colder air returns as highs fall back into the mid-40s. we're watching a system that could bring some rain wednesday next week. colder
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we'll keep you posted as we head into next week.
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the tristate today...and we're on your side showing you who's supporing whom among the democratic candidates for president. president. supporters of bernie sanders literally marched today, starting and ending at cincinnati city hall where you see them here rallying. a lot of young people here...pushing what they call a grassroots effort that mike moroski put it, reinvigorating. mike moroski, sanders supporter my thing is i feel like hillary clinton is probably the most qualified candidate for the system we currently have, but quite frankly i think bernie sanders is the best candidate for the system we should have. have.the group, socialist alternative, organized this. enthusiasm at this event for hillary clinton...featuring a few more familiar democrats including former mayor mark
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senator cecil thomas. this party kicked off clinton's campaign here with the opening of her campaign headquarters and phone bank on kovach drive. michele mueller, clinton supporter she not only has good ideas and good plans she's actually implemented those and she can break down those walls in washington and that's the excitement that i have her i believe that she can get it done. see posted on the wall- 24 days until primary day. hillary clinton has declared victory in today's nevada caucus.this is a live look at her rally in las vegs right now.menatime -- south carolina held its primary on the gop side todaymegan hughes with a look at what voters want.
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the caucuses? nats voters in two states choosing who they want to nominate for president. sot - bruce bannister / sc voter "i just chose who i thought would be the best president." sot - bill ballinger / sc voter "today came down to who you trust the most." in nevada - the race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders - closer than ever. clinton made her closing argument? counting on latino and union voters. natsot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "i need your help!" nats - "morning!" sanders seemed confident that high turnout would give him bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "if think we're going to do just fine." ===================== in south carolina? the g-o-p frontrunner courted more controversy on the eve of the vote: natsot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate terrible should i tell you?" about an american general rounding up and executing muslims. sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "he took fifty bullets, and he dipped them in pig's blood." on the "today show" - rival
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wants. (nbc - today show) sot - sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "it is bizarre. i'm sure people were offended. i hope people were offended by that. that's not what the united states is about." today will determine whether voters in south carolina agree? polls show the race for republicans tightening up? the battle to stay in the top three could save or sink several campaigns. sot - matthew dowd / abc news political analyst "in south carolina, the important spots are win, place and show. // whoever finishes outside those top three - it's problematic." jeb bush planned to head to nevada tomorrow - but could tonight's vote change that? sot - jeb bush / (r) presidential candidate "we'll see. we'll see. i don't think so." and ohio governor john kasich already left - setting his sights on super tuesday. sot - gov. johns kasich / (r) presidential candidate "i brought the warm weather to vermont from down in south carolina." megan hughes oncam close: officials here in south carolina are expecting a record turnout. that was set in 2012, with more than 600-thousand voters. mh, abc news, columbia, south carolina. polls in south carolina close in less than an hour, at seven. outside construction is just about done on a controversial tourist destination in kentucky. kentucky.where things now stand at the ark -- when 9 on your side at six returns!
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your window and seeing *this!a powerful typhoon shifts its track and is now headed for the island of fiji!the lengths entire towns are going to make
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thousands gathered in the nation's capitol to pay respect to supreme court justice antonin scalia.funeral services were held at the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception today, one week after scalia was found dead in his hotel of his nine children, the reverend paul scalia, said the mass. president obama did not attend today's ceremonies.instead -- he paid tribute yesterday when scalia's body laid in repose. a controversial project in kentucky -- opened its doors today so you can see inside. inside.the ark encounter in williamsburg is on track to open july are already for sale.and despite some controversy in the beginning -- officials with the ark says they have the 100
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build the ark -- and they expect to be approved for tax incentives based on how many visitors walk through the doors. ken ham, ark encounterthings do take a long time and although a lot of accusations about funding and so on its actually gone quite smoothly 51.56. on the outside of the ark is just about complete.focus now turns to the exhibits inside. still ahead, ken broo with sports. sports. another big day on the court for the xavier musketeers...who face the number one team in the
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you're watching 9 on your side at 6 a typhoon near fiji turns course -- now people on that island are racing to prepare. this is video of the island earlier today.the storm is expected to make landfall in the coming hours -- likely around midnight.the government has issued evacuation orders and have put some cities on
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expect a partly cloudy and very warm day today with highs around 67. we average 44 this time of year! clouds increase late today into tonight. lows we'll have a chance for showers after 2 a.m. sunday, showers look possible as an area of low pressure moves through. pockets of moderate to heavy rain appear possible, especially from cincinnati south. highs tomorrow will reach the mid-50s. monday, colder air returns as highs fall back into the mid-40s. we're watching a system that could bring some rain wednesday next week. colder air could mix some snow in. we'll keep you posted as we
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they're either one of the last four teams in, or one of the first four teams out of the ncaa tournament. there is no consensus on the uc bearcats chances of making the tournament.but everyone is pretty much in agreement on today. uc was out of the gate strongly, beginning with an 8-0 run. troy caupain was in on that.and so was gary clark. caupain with the ball, out side top of the key to clark. bingoconnecticut battled back. this was a two point game....when off a uc turnover, the shot is block....back the other way where correante deberry converts. uc's starters outscored uconn's starters, 36- 25.second half, off the uc bench jacob evans was a strong
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this three ball a part of that. and then, when uconn had pulled within three with three and a half to go. caupain, who had eight assists, to keven johnson, and that was uc gets off the bubble, for the moment, with its 20th win of the season. 65-60 final, bearcats. and the beat goes on for the musketeers. they flew out to 'dc' and gave the georgetown today. chris mack....some experts think he's got a number one seed in the upcoming tournament first half, xavier built a nice lead...but had to hang on for a two point lead at the half. james farr had a 14 point day.second half now. and watch the musketeers move the ball. it'll wind up with trevon blueitt. he was five of ten and had 13 points. eleven of those in the second half.and edmund sumner was just terrific. the speed through the baseline. sumner was six of nine, made all of his free throws.. xavier was 29-of-31 from the line.and sumner was simply unguardable at times. look at this. xavier shot 54-perecnet from the field for the game.'x'
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15-0 runand xavier goes to 24-3 with a win at georgetown. wednesday night, at the cintas center, it's xavier against number one in the country, villanova four more local teams in action tonight, including kentucky which tips off in a couple of minutes at texas a&m to thomas more college, where the saints were looking for their 25th win of the season and their 58th in a row. senior day.and senior sydney moss, playing her final regular season game, score eleven of the first 14 points in this game.thomas more led st. vinceents 28-8 after one quarter. 50-30 at the half. and moss had 30-of the saints 94 points.with three-oh-three left in the first, moss hits a three that gives her the presidents athletic conference career scoring mark. its a record that has stood for 23 seasons.tmc finishes regular season undefeated for third consecutive year 94-46 was the final.
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flyers. st. bonaventure had the flyers down, but dayton ties the game here on a tipi in off a charles cooke miss. but dayton relied too much on the long ball....and didn't have a lot of success doing it. the bonnie s jaylen adems here for a three ball that did go. he had 31and st. bonaventure upsets dayton,
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it's race week at daytona. the '500' is tomorrow. friday night, in the nascar truck series, christopher bell went for the ride of his life this is the final lap of the race. and bell is in the middle of the washing machine. johnny sauter won the race. the bigger story is that bell walked away from this. major storyline out in goodyear is the comeback of zack cozart. he ripped his knee up in the middle of last season, just 55 games into 2015. cozart was hitting a solide '258' when that injury happened, off to his best start in he is today. john fay has a story about cozart's comeback right now, on wcpo-dot com. in a well.
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the reds spring training roster are in goodyear. all pitchers and catchers are there. the rest of the players aren't due into camp until tuesday. but most have reported. it was a rare loss friday night for the golden state warriors. in fact it was only their fifth in the first 53-games of this season.but if you don't defend the hot hand, you normally. and the warriors couldn't defend portland's damian lillard who dropped 51-on the trailblazers. golden state moves onto play the clippers tonight. and you can see that, right here on nine on your side at eight-30 trt :17outcue:...some great basketball"curry sot((curry: quick turnover. but usually you have an opportunity to rectifie poor performance. do that tomorrow against another team that's been playing some
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welcome to a special edition of "world news tonight." breaking news on this showdown saturday. election battles on two fronts. hillary clinton with a much-needed win over bernie sanders in nevada after a tense neck-and-neck fight. but sanders trouncing her on the issue of trust. tonight, the long lines and the celebrations. donald trump firing away until the very end. >> so, it's crunch time, folks. it's crunch time. >> ted cruz and marco rubio with their last-minute push. >> it's in god's hands and in the voters' hands. republican candidates in the


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