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donald trump. the rally attracted people from nevada, california, old and young, men and women. but as terri russell shows us he stuck to his consistent message of securing borders, defeating isis and making america great again. the room was nearly full--and yet over-flowing with enthusiasm for donald trump. two`hours prior to his speech, the doors opened, and lines formed to get through security and into the downtown reno ballroom. the crowd was varied but they were all uniform in their support for donald trump. scott blumenthal/trump supporter: i'm here to see our next presidents that is going to be. and i want to hear what he has to say, feel the enthusiasm, and see him live. lindsay velianoff/trump supporter: donald trump speaks a lot of what people are afraid to say right now. a lot of people want secure borders. and most likely those people did not go away disappointed after trump's speech this afternoon. on immigration. trump: on international diplomacy. trump: i would leave the table, in four days they would be calling me back and do what i want. and on this sunday afternoon he made an analogy with
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of our country. trump: they used to hit, but they've gone soft, just like our country has gone soft. after many of his observations he recevied resounding applause. but even he knows, crowds, and support like this mean nothing especially in the state where the republican caucus occurs on february 23rd. that's why he also encouraged the crowd to do this... trump: all of this will be for nothing unless you go out and register, you have to register to vote. we don't know if trump plans on visiting northern nevada before the february 23rd caucus. but we do know he heheds to new hampshire on monday where has a comfortable lead against his opponents. on tuesday he goes back to iowa where he is in a tight race with texas senator ted cruz.
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reno, terri russell kolo 8 news now. planned parenthood is endorsing presidential candidate hillary clinton. the endorsement is the group's first in a presidential primary. they say they want to remind voters about republican candidates' positions on women's health. most g-o-p candidates object to continued federal financing of the organization. recently a measure the republican-led house to stop the flow of money. a cold evening here in northern nevada - but can we expect any activity from the clouds that we're seeing out there? dick stoddard has your weather now forecast. high pressure will remain along the west coast into tuesday. valley inversions will
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area of low pressure will approach wednesday which may provide the next decent chance of precipitation. && .short term... cloud cover remains across much of western nevada this afternoon and it looks to continue well into the evening. clearing will be slow to occur as dry air erodes the layer from above with some subsidence. when it clears later tonight some areas may see some fog later tonight, particularly near truckee, the sierra valley and near the carson sink. otherwise, ridging will build along the west coast and keep quiet weather into tuesday with dry conditions. with light
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dollars. so your friends and neighbors once again headed out to the border this morning... in hopes of getting their hands on a winning ticket. abc's karla bargiarena takes a look at this week's record breaking drawing. let the frenzy and the daydreaming continue. sot "if i win, i'm going to take a around the world." despite millions of americans dipping into their pocketbooks to buy tickets... nats ...no one won the record $949 million dollar powerball jackpot. gary grief, lottery's powerball chair "i was very surprised last night to see the results." saturday nights results stunning even lottery officials. especially when you consider the new jackpot is estimated at 1.3 billion dollars. a number so high it's overwhelming-- even for lottery billboards like this one in buffalo new york that don't have room for that mind boggling number.
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"we know this jackpot is very winnable." lottery officials admit recent rule changes are making it harder for you to win. but insist the chance to take home the money is still there. gary grief, lottery's powerball chair "they went from 1 in 175 million to 1 in 292 million. just a couple of weeks after that change, we had a $144 million powerball winner come forward." so what if this ticket really is the winner? stephanie gruenhagen/attorney "the first thing you should do is sign the back of your ticket, and then put it in a safe place." "you need a tax advisor and attorney right away so they can help you make a plan" whatever your plan...experts say to wait at least six months before purchasing anything... nat pop:woman: "probably take my family on a big vacation!" ... so that vacation will have to wait. this is by far the largest jackpot this country has ever seen. but it's definitely not the world's largest...that honor goes to spain after the lottery game known as "el gordo" or the fat one paid out 2. 4 billion dollars last month. karla barguiarena, abc news, new york.
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moment... the wilbur d. may museum at rancho san rafael park debuted a new exhibit this weekend. it's called "snakes alive" and it's a way to get up close and personal with all kinds of the slithery creatures. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley takes us there. "i'm a little scared!" the wilbur d. may musuem's newest exhibit, snakes alive, is all about facing your fears. "snakes are not something to be afraid of fear of snakes is an irrational fear but it affeccts a lot of people so exhibits like this help dispel a lot of the myths and people realize they're part of our natural world." it's a family friendly exhibit... with an opportunity to hold live snakes.. "what did it feel like? bumpy!" cross a bridge filled with live rattlesnakes... and see the world through a snakes view. every other weekend the great basin herpetological society is helping with the education aspect. "we just want to get the word out these animals are not dangerous they're pets, snakes don't need to be feared." "this is a california king snake, they're called that because they eat other snakes so you have to keep them away from your buddies." the hope is, those that
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newfound respect for them... "i encourage everyone to check it out even if you're afrain of them you're not going to be forced to hold a snake but we're going to encourage you to face your fears in a controlled kind of way." and for those that have no fear? "awesomeness." the exhibit runs through april 10th. at rancho san rafael regional park chris buckley kolo 8 news now. still ahead on kolo 8 news now...is the armed-occupation of a federal wildlife preserve in oregon winding down? the latest on negotiations between the protesters and
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a giant octopus in their front yard. but the 18-foot monster is a snow sculpture created by three brothers. they make a new sculpture every winter to raise money for charity. the brothers created a giant sea turtle last year and a snow shark two years ago. it took them five- hundred hours this year to make the massive squid. their goal is to raise 10-thousand dollars for bringing clean water to haiti. high pressure will remain along the west coast into tuesday. valley inversions will
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conditions. the next area of low pressure will approach wednesday which may provide the next decent chance of precipitation. && .short term... cloud cover remains across much of western nevada this afternoon and it looks to continue well into the evening. clearing will be slow to occur as dry air erodes the layer from above with some subsidence. when it clears later tonight some areas may see some fog later tonight, particularly near truckee, the sierra valley and near the carson sink. otherwise, ridging will build along the west coast and keep quiet weather into tuesday with dry
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winds, valley inversions will strengthen, but still expect temps to be close to average. there will be some mid and high clouds monday as a weakening system moves into oregon. the next system is slated to arrive wednesday. it will be moving into the ridge and the last two systems have significantly weakened while doing so. yesterday was much drier than models showed last wed/thu so do not want to get excited just yet. if the current model trends hold, a few inches of snow are possible in the sierra, with snow levels 5000-5500 feet. right now, have tempered it given the strength of the ridge and the overall pattern with a strong hudsons bay low downstream. this pattern favors
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systems and confidence -sound like petty theft, but stealing mail is a serious crime. one with serious consequences, for the thief and the victim. kolo 8 news now's ed pearce explains. 00-:10 :10-:15 :15-:25 :25-1:20 someone broke into this stead neighborhood's communal mailbox recently. like others, al pefley has no idea what they might have taken, but he has reasons to worry. pefley: "i could have bills missing and go into collection without even knowing it." heister:
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mailed, convenience checks, gift cards, cash." the thief has reason to worry as well. mail theft is a serious crime. heister: "the theft of mail is a federal felony. it's punishable by two years in prison for each count." and each piece of stolen mail is potentially a separate count. and while fedex and ups don't have their own investigative arm, the postal service does. heister and other postal inspectors are fully sworn law enforcement officers with all the powers that implies. heister: "so throughout the entire year postal inspectors all over the country respond to and follow up with reports of individual mail theft." these boxes are being replaced with stronger, more secure units and residents are being told to pick up their mail at the stead post office in the meantime. the thief remains at large, a reminder the mail is not as secure as we might wish. pearce: "how does it feel to know your mail box was broken into?" pefley:
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in stead, ed pearce kolo 8 news now if you've been the victim of mail theft, the post office wants you to report the crime. if you have any information about this theft, or any other, you can call the postal service's national tipline... ...or secret witness. secret witness will pay cash rewards for information, leading to arrest, and prosecution. ### "they didn't really ask us to leave" that's the response from armed occupiers in oregon - when asked about a meeting they
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cash is to make the stuff you buy last longer. join us monday when we look at everything from food, kitchen items, cleaning supplies and more... and how to make those things last even armed members of the "idaho three percenters" are no outside the malheur wildlife refuge in burns, oregon.. but for people living in that area ... the unnerving. cory
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eight of the oregon occupation. they moved in fast. they got on the ground even faster... armed with long guns. the group: the three percent of idaho. on hand the president of the armed convoy says, to provide protection in case of "physical altercation." but a spokesperson for ammon bundy says the group showed up on their own -- not at the request of the camp and they soon left. bundy's camp still settled in on the snow- covered refuge. allegations recently surfaced the armed- occupiers are using federal resources... like trucks and computers. a self-proclaimed liason for the bundy crew confirmed it -- sort of. day eight of the occupation comes one day after the harney county committee of safety held this open meeting at a burns community center. the committee read aloud a letter written to bundy applauding bundy for the national attention he's brought to land-use issues but denoucing the way they went about it. the letter also asks the group to leave. though, bundy's camp says the letter was
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take over quite yet. a spokesperson for the bundy group says the end game is still leaving... but as they've said before, they won't leave a minute too soon. a hollywood star is in hot water... for secretly meeting with the notorious drug lord "el chapo" - a look at what brought sean penn and the kingpen
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did hollywood we're learning more about how el chapo was looking for fame - shopping his life story for a movie. and how an academy award winning actor may have unwittingly helped authorities find him. abc's matt gutman is in mexico with more. that meeting - three months before this photo op? the kingpin back in handcuffs. re-arrested friday after six months on the run.
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but perhaps even more stunning than word that one of hollywood's elite interviewed joaquin guzman in- person? is this: a video of el chapo answering questions. natsot el chapo - "?y para senor sean penn." the accused killer recording himself for penn and mexican actress kate del castillo - who he hoped would make a movie about his life. natsot - destroy? el chapo is credited deaths - by murder and drugs - but says he is not a violent person. he says - quote - "all i do but what neither el chapo or penn and del castillo realized - their communications were not so secret. mexican officials saying they used those communications to help track the drug lord. authorities recaptured him after a gun battle? el chapo initially escaping through a drainage pipe. sot standup: matt gutman / abc news "for hundreds of yards, el
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crawled through here. you can't even crouch. it's about three feet high. extremely claustrophobic. and you can tell why they came out of here looking so filthy." and now that el chapo is back behind bars - penn sot - sen. marco rubio / presidential candidate "if one of these american actors? // want to go fawn all over a criminal and a drug they have a constitutional right to do it. i find it grotesque." sot - denis mcdonough / white house chief of staff "we'll let somebody else sort out what sean penn did and should be." but he may not stay there? since el chapo has demonstrated his ability to break out of two mexican super max prisons? he could be extradicted to the u-s to face charges. matt gutman, abc news, los mochis, mexico. mexican government sources tell abc news that penn and del castillo are under investigation for their "interview" with el chapo. the u-s department of justice is not commenting, but could consider penn as a working journalist in this case, and not see him as a major issue.
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the list! the manatee will be removed from the endangered species list - after their population grew by 500-percent since 1991. the u-s fish and wildlife service credit better habitat conditions. the manatee is still a protected species under law. kolo 8 news now's catherine van is a huge fan of manatees. high pressure will remain along the west
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strengthen with dry conditions. the next area of low pressure will approach wednesday which may provide the next decent chance of precipitation. && .short term... cloud cover remains across much of western nevada this afternoon
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