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the 20-16 presidential have a say in who stays and who goes as the underway. thanks for joining us reno... it's time ... i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. it's a first alert weather day ... and of course the big talker is yesterday's storm that pounded the region. it brought lots of snow ... as well as hazardous road conditions ... which led to several major wrecks. kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan joins us with a live look at the roads this morning ... as well as how it's affecting local schools. the ice on the roads is going to be the main concern as people make their morning commute today. the freezing temperatures overnight have created extremely slick conditions in most areas. ... take a look at just how
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directions ... on the westbound side near wadsworth for whiteout conditions and two big rigs that had and also near the state line. heading eastbound ... several hours while emergency crews dealt farad. while you may not see the blinding snowfall it is still going to be dangerous out there. working around the roads ... ice will be a major problem. "the driving conditions for everyone involved, including our own drivers, is going to be people need to plan ahead. leave a little bit early." conditions are causing several school delays this morning. here are the ones we've
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ace high school will start at 9 a-m. all churchill county schools will be on a two hour delay. and the same goes for the goddard school in sparks ... our lady of the snows ... and pyramid lake junior/senior high school. we'll keep you updated on any closures or delays as they change throughout the morning. we say it every time there's a big storm ... but just a reminder to drive slow. chains or snow tires are required in a lot of the usual areas ... geiger grade ... interstate 80 on the california side ... mount rose highway and highway 50. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at
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a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across much of western nevada continues to shift southeastward keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far? traffic running smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. turning now to a deadly studio. thanks very much mike.
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hit and run over the weekend. it happened saturday morning just before 6. police say a 55 year old man was crossing 4th street near spokane, when he was hit by a pickup truck. we're told the driver was speeding and their headlights were off. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. the truck is described as new and light- colored. anyone with information is asked to call reno police or secret witness at 322- 4900. a 2-thousand dollar reward is being offered. third police believe a deadly shooting in south lake-- stemmed from a drug deal. it happened saturday night at the beverly lodge. police found 40 year old dennis wright junior outside one of the rooms with a gunshot wound to his chest. he was taken to a local hospital where he died. according to police...wright and a woman drove to south lake to deliver a hundred pounds of marijuana. a fight broke out and shots were fired. the woman suffered a head injury. police are asking anyone with information
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call south lake tahoe police at 530-542-6100. the wait is over. it is decision day in iowa. the 2016 presidential nomination process... kicking off today. the candidates, spending the night crisscrossing the state, hoping to win the first- in-the-nation caucuses. abc's lana zak is tracking it all in des moines. sanders sot it sounds like you want to make political revolution." clinton nats- clinton sot: "i am a better candidate, and thanks to you, i will be a better president, and i want you to know that." gfx: time is up for the three democrats and the eleven republicans running for president rob sand will be administering a caucus in western des moines "i think a lot of people are going to make that decision when they're listening to their neighbors." in fact, on both the republican and the democratic side, the last iowa poll found 5- points or less separating 1st and 2nd place ?and with about a third of voters still waivering in their support, campaigns can influence the results up to the last second. in their final day on the trail, ted cruz attended
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churchgoer: "i'll vote for you if you promise to run this country like a god fearing christian." cruz :"you have my word" he said he prayed for donald trump and marco rubio, who made this appeal-- rubio "i'm asking you to caucus for me tomorrow night because if i'm president of the united states, when i'm president of the united states, we will confront the challenges of our time." rubio fighting hard for an upset second place finish...or better trump "get out of bed and caucus!" and donald trump, long the man in the lead, gave his wife melania the mic to close the deal in iowa. melania sot. "he will be unbelievable." tag: on the republican side, we will expect results to start coming in soon after 7 central, for the democrats though, the results often take longer since those caucuses are like a game of red rover, with campaigns trying to sway voters from the non-competitive candidates over to their side. lana zak abc news, des moines, iowa you can bet things will be busy behind the
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our washington bureau correspondent, jacqueline policastro, gives us a sneak peek at the media center, plus tells us about the new technology being used to tally up all those votes. good morning from des moines iowa. this is the media center where reporters from across the globe will be watching the caucus results roll in. let me give you a look around. you can see down here on the ground floor the area where journalists will be monitoring the caucus results. and then as we pan up, the space where television reporters will deliver the results. this year, there's some new technology, some new cell phone apps that will allow both parties to deliver caucus results directly to the head of the party. right now, donald trump leads ted cruz by 5 points, and hillary clinton leads bernie sanders by 3 points. the caucus starts at 7pm. reporting in des moines, ia, i'm jacqueline policastro.> back here at home... we'll learn more about the successes and challenges facing our schools during the superintendent's 20-16 state of education
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tonight's address starts at 6 o'clock. it's going on at the damonte ranch high school theater. superintendent traci davis and the washoe county school district board of trustees will discuss the district's progress toward goals outlined in 20-15 and will update the community on current programs designed to help students succeed. well i often make the joke... that amanda is often on another planet... and it could become a reality. oh i'm so excited... a look at the latest thing elon musk has up his sleeve. and we're keeping an eye on this accident at i-580 and glendale. you can see a car completely turned around there. we do have a crew on the way and will bring you the details. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda
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morning. here's a live look at an accident at i-580 and glendale. a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across
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nevada continues to shift southeastward with only a few light snow showers remaining across the region. as a result, have discontinued all remaining winter weather products. skies are also beginning to clear across northeast california and northwest nevada which is producing current temperatures in the teens and 20s across much of the area. road surface temperatures remain below freezing and expect snow/ice covered roadways to create travel impacts and slow downs for this mornings commute. motorists and pedestrians should allow extra time this morning to reach your destination. brisk northerly winds this morning will also
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feeling wind chills with teens and single digits expected across much of the region. this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across much of western nevada continues to shift southeastward with only a few light snow showers remaining across the region. as a result, have discontinued all remaining winter
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. . . . . . as we tell people to drive carefully and bundle up... apparently lindsey isn't listening to the bundling up suggestion. here tare the flip flops she wore to work today!!! . . . . . . as we tell people to drive carefully and bundle up... apparently lindsey isn't listening to the bundling up suggestion. here tare the flip flops she wore to work today!!! are you ready for a trip to mars? the c-e-o of tesla -- elon
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visionaries of private space expeditions. while some see colonizing other planets as a pipe dream... the billionaire entrepreneur has a very different outlook, on why space exploration is so important. "if something were to happen to earth, does life as we know it end? or if it's on another planet it probably wouldn't end. multi planet cicivlization is likely to last a lot longer than single planet civilization." musk went on to say that he expects spacex to take people to mars by 20-25. he's also expected to unveil a new rocket model in october during the international astronautical congress. another step forward for musk's 'hyperloop.' student engineers at m- i-t won a competition to transform musk's idea of high speed travel into an actual design. la-based 'hyperloop technologies' is building a track in north las vegas. the idea is to transport pods of up to 30 people
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hour. this weekend's competition involved more than a thousand college students. the top teams will now build pods to be tested in vegas. chipotle has been under fire over the e-coli outbreak for the past few months... but the company could soon be in the clear. we'll explain. and facebook just announced a new ban. what users won't be able to do on the social media site. and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will pay .....2.23 at quik stop, smith's and wolf fastop. we have a link to the cheapest prices in your neighborhood on our kolo 8 app or at kolotv.com. remember... prices are subject to change.#
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sold at several stores, and online--- is under recall. the "i play" food storage cubes can break. 23 injuries have been reported. they were sold at whole foods... amazon- dot-com... and target- dot-com between june and december of last year. if you have one---- contact "i play" for a replacement product.
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information about the recall, at kolo t-v dot com. just click on hot topics. ### now to the investigation into the e-coli outbreak linked to chipotle. the wall street journal is reporting the outbreak could be declared over as soon as today. dozens of people across 9 states were affected by the outbreak since october of last year. despite an investigation, the c-d-c hasn't been able to pinpoint an exact source of the contamination. the business has been trying to reassure customers their food is safe to eat since the outbreak. looking to buy a gun on facebook? think again. the social media giant announced it is banning users from coordinating private gun sales on its social networking site. the ban is also in effect on it's mobile app and instagram. the ban does not apply to licensed gun dealers for purchases completed off facebook. the move brings firearms in line with facebook's ban on the private sale of marijuana, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs. the carolina panthers just arrived in
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weekend... and the team's quarterback already making headlines for his recent fashion statement. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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having fun with all that snow. check out these snowmen! these photos were sent in from kolo 8 news now
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and take a look at this photo out of virginia city. diamond jim says the snow makes their paper stand look like a monkey or a poodle! a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier trending this morning... fans of j-k rowling are rejoicing over a new behind-the-scenes featurette for
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"new york in 1926. there's one english gentleman called newt scamander who turns up in new york with a suitcase of rather extraordinary creatures..." the magical adventure is the first film the "harry potter" creator has written directly for the screen... it stars oscar winner eddie redmayne and hits theaters in november. some "star wars" news. as "the force awakens" heads toward two- billion dollars in worldwide box office.. gwendoline christie confirms to people magazine.. she will return as "captain phasma" in "episode eight." epsiode eight is due in theaters in december of 2017. and cindy crawford says she's retiring from modeling. the announcement comes ahead of her 50th birthday. and carolina panthers quarterback cam newton made a fashion statement as he got off the plane in san jose. he wore a pair of tights that were tiger/zebra print. newton of course is in the bay area for super
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i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. it's time ... it's a first alert day.. which means you'll want to take it slow on the roads. this is a live look at am accident on i-580 between glendale and mill. our crew on scene says a couple cars spun out and about 6 cars are involved. and according to the national weather service....yesterday's storm set a new record... 7 inches of snow measured at the reno airport.... kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live along the river showing us how all of that snow is doing good things for our ski resorts and water levels... good morning dave and amanda.... it's such a good sight t see.. take a look at the river here... down from saturday when it hit it's peak at 8 feet.. but still flowing nicely... the us geological survey had it around 5 and a half feet this morning...
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seen in a long time..... but it's also bringing warnings...... reno police want to stress that people should stay out of the water... it's flowing fast... and it's very cold..... seems like a no brianer... but we've had enough ice rescues this year...and you never know what people will do especially faced with something we haven't seen in a while. if you are itching to get outside and experience what this storm left behind.... why not head up to the ski resorts? ... check out this video from this weekend... such perfect snow... i was at rose yesterday... and i'm telling you... the snow conditions are perfect. this video is from rose..where they are reporting up to 16" of
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alpine meadows... they are reporting up to 16 as well over the pat few days...... allofthe area resorts... are in great condition..... but a word of warning... if you are planning to head up the mountain... especially those looking to go snowshoeing.. cross country skiing.. anything in the back country... be aware... the avalanche danger is currently at moderate.... the sierra avalanche center says human triggered avalanches are likely... so just be aware and careful while you're out enjoying the snow... and thankfully it's looking like a pretty good day to go out and play... we'll sed it to lindsey matherly in the studio with a look at your day ahead. let's go to lindsey
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a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers by wednesday. high pressure will then build the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. the center of the a missing snowboarder and skier were rescued over the weekend after riding out of bounds at mount rose ski resort. washoe county officials say two people called for help saturday afternoon after getting lost on the slide side of the mountain. washoe county search and rescue say they made contact with the boarders 4 hours later. officials say they were in an avalanche prone area, which slowed the rescue process down -- but the boarders were found unharmed.
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dramatic take down of the three inmates who escaped from a southern california jail almost two weeks ago. one of the inmates turned himself in on friday. the two others were captured on saturday in san francisco after someone spotted the in a stolen van. abc's matt gutman reports. they rappeled out of the jail from the roof - nats tieu groaning getting out of car? but with a groan were hauled back in overnight through the front door. with all three fugitives now in custody, officials focusing on potential conspirators? sot da tony rackaukus we're actively investigating other suspects who might possibly have helped in the escape but it was a citizens' tip that led to the capture of jonathan tieou and hossen nayeri saturday? in san francisco- police chasing nayeri. nats "he's running eastbound up towards stanyan now. still running?" finally? 9 days ago the three hacked a doggie door in this steel grating - then navigated the labyrinthine pipes behind their ward to the roof of the maximum security facility.
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teacher nooshafarin ravaghi, supplied them with google images key law enforcement sources tell abc news the teacher who penned children's books, also penned mushy love notes to nayeri gutman: he has been described as a psychopath, is that something you would say is a fitting description da: i think it is an some new developments in last year's deadly amtrak crash in philadelphia. investigators are releasing documents today -- to shed light on the cause of the derailment that left 8 people dead and 2- hundred more injured. the n-t-s-b says they've wrapped up the investigation phase and will now analyze evidence to prepare a report on the probable cause of the crash -- along with new safety recommendations. investigators say its unclear why the train was going about twice the posted speed limit of 50 miles per hour moments before the derailment. investigators say the train's engineer hit his head in the crash, and doesn't recall what happened. a virginia community is mourning after a 13-year old girl-- missing since last wednesday-- was found dead over the weekend. investigators say two virginia tech engineering students have been arrested in connection with the
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of the girl. amber roberts has more. blacksburg, va. a virginia tech freshman was charged with murder saturday night after the remains of a 13- year-old girl who disappeared from her home were found in north carolina, authorities said. nicole madison lovell was last seen between 7 p.m. and midnight wednesday at her home in blacksburg, virginia, police said. the family found a dresser pushed against her bedroom door and said the middle-school student probably climbed out the apartment window, according to the roanoke times. the family was extremely worried because lovell required daily prescription medication for a liver transplant and didn't carry the medicine with her, according to police in blacksburg, virginia. the search ended saturday afternoon when her body was found about 100 miles away from home, blacksburg police chief anthony wilson said. freshman engineering major
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"we were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found," he said. "virginia state police were dispatched to the general area saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the north carolina border on route 89 in surry county." david e. eisenhauer, 18, of columbia, maryland, was already in custody. he was arrested saturday morning at his residence on campus and charged with felony abduction, police said. police said they acted on tips and social media to identify him. after the remains were found, he was charged with murder. he's being held without bond in a jail in montgomery county, virginia, wilson said. "the speed at which this investigation has moved today has been nothing less than organization will be holding a meeting today to discuss the explosive zika virus outbreak. officials warn there could be as many as 4- million new infections this year. and so far, there's no treatment for it. "part of our job just like on ebola is getting the international commuity together, getting consensus, picking up the best possible candidates, getting the money behind the trial designs, and moving those forward." officials say they're most concerned with the link between the virus and the spike in microcephaly cases -- a birth defect that causes babies to be born with small heads and development. the people suffering most from the outbreak are poor, pregnant women in brazil who have no option to leave
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ladies do you hide your shoe buying habits from your spouse? what a new study reveals about women's shoe buying habits. and, our community really knows how to come together when people are in need. especially after this latest winter blast, that left some driveways and sidewalks buried under snow. and the roads are slick this morning. you can see the backups already starting. so is more snow headed our way? lindsey has your forecast ahead. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" all of this snowy
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officials say people
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they're working at least three accidents nearby. so a quieter weather pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend.
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surface low which brought heavy snowfall across much of western nevada continues to shift southeastward with only a few light snow showers remaining across the region. as a result, have discontinued all remaining winter weather products. skies are also beginning to clear across northeast california and northwest nevada which is producing current temperatures in the teens and 20s across
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remain below freezing and expect snow/ice covered roadways to create travel impacts and slow downs for this mornings commute. motorists and pedestrians should allow extra time this morning to reach your destination. brisk northerly winds this morning will also make for some bitter feeling wind chills with teens and single digits expected across much of the region. areas of blowing snow may also limit visibility at times especially across portions of mono and mineral county where wind gusts up to 45 mph are possible through the this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may
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all of this snowy weather made for perfect conditions on the slopes at sky tavern over the weekened -- where 5 inches of fresh snow were reported. after high winds and icy roads canceled the first three days of the sky tavern ski and snowboard program -- kids were finaly able to hit the slopes. its not a secret that most women share a love for shoes. but a new study is uncovering some surprising shoe buying secrets women have. according to a study from go compare dot com, the average woman spends 25-thousand dollars on shoes in her life time. the study also found that a typical woman owns up to 19 pairs of shoes. that includes, three pairs of heels, three pairs of boots and six pairs of flip-flops among other styles. the average woman buys 7 pairs of shoes a year --
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labels being jimmy choo and christian louboutin. according to the study 4 in 10 women confessed to judging another woman by her shoes. and 25-perecent of women say they keep their shoe purchases a secret from their men because they wouldn't understand.
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getting hit with a wild winter... some clogged ice in california causing some big flooding problems. and the wild weather even killing a driver in southern california... when a tree falls on their car. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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caused major flooding and cut off a community yesterday. an excavator was called into to unclog ice from the south fork of the yuba river. officials say heavy rains on friday played a role in the flooding. at least two feet of water wiped out this road in soda springs. the high waters even forced royal gorge ski resort to shut down for the day. the winter storm turned deadly in southern california after a large tree fell onto a car... killing the driver inside. brandon lewis has more on the tragic accident. "we were seconds, literally seconds away from being underneath that tree ourselves." chris travis just turned the corner after this 8 foot wide tree came crashing down on a small silver honda "we ran over to see if we could help out or assist in any way and we got as close as we could, try to see if anyone could respond an we couldnt even see a body." firefighters say the person inside the car
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also damaged by the tree, but were parked and unoccupied. "our heart goes out to the person it's a terrible terrible situation." once the person inside was pronounced, firefighters adjusted their tactic and called for additional manpower, but other crews were tied up at the many other downed trees throughout the city. "we've been busy all day with high wind related incidents. threes no reason to believe this was also caused by wind, but we wont' know until the experts get here to determine that." crews are expected to spend several hours clearing debris before they can access the body, but travis says it'll take longer than that for him to recover from knowing he came close to also ending up under the tree. "life is so precious and that could have been us. it seriously could have been us. i cried earlier and since that happened we've still been emotional because it's not something you can ever prepare yourself for."
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these icy roads all morning. the ice and snow already triggering accidents and backups. we've got another live look at the road conditions ahead.
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the morning commute is off to a slick start.. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live with a look at your current road conditions. good morning dave and amanda... with inclement weather conditions, reduced visibility and multiple car crashes across northwestern nevada and i-80 in california, the nevada department of transportation is advising motorists to not drive this evening if not necessary. if travel
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are advised to first check 511 or nvroads.com before driving and drive slowly and safely for conditions, always wear seatbelts, follow any weather-related road restrictions and carry tire chains. more winter driving tips are available at nevadadot.com/winter. icy road conditions could also be a major concern tomorrow, and drivers are advised to check road conditions and leave extra time for their monday morning forecast.
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pattern will be in store this week with cold and below average temperatures through midweek. a few brush-by disturbances may provide snow showers on tuesday and more so by wednesday. high pressure will then build for the remainder of the week with drier conditions and warming temperatures expected into the weekend. the center of the surface low which brought heavy snowfall across people in midtown were out doing good deeds over the weekend -- clearing snow for people who couldn't. neighbors like 98 year- old virginia gara-venta garaventa -- who has
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appreciates the help. trt: 11 virginia garaventa, reno resident, " the girl in the back she shovels my walk, my driveway and takes care of my garbage cans and things like that."" and after all the shoveling was done, there was still time for a good old fashioned
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good morning, america. and they're off. the first votes finally here in the race for president. >> it's going to be big. >> we are going to make american history. >> bernie sanders says overnight, his campaign going all the way to the convention. ted cruz blasted for last-minute campaign tactics. a grueling year on the campaign trail. >> they throw all this stuff at me and i'm still standing. >> we're going to build a wall. >> donald, you won't be able to insult your way to the presidency. 1500 rallies 11 debates and it all comes down to this.
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