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been cast in the 2016 presidential race. and it began with an unexpected result in iowa. last night's record turnout helped ted cruz score a huge victory over frontrunner donald trump. "that is the most votes ever cast for any republican primary winner. " "so we came in second, and i want to tell you something. i am honored." marco rubio's late surge put him within striking distance of trump. race? hillary clinton declaring victory in an extremely tight race. "i am so thrilled that i am coming to new hampshire after winning iowa. i've won and i lost there. and it's a lot better to win." // "i just got in from iowa where we astounded the world. and now we will astound the world again." the iowa democratic
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be a recount. but the sanders campaign says is not ruling out the idea of contesting the result. ### with the results in iowa-- now known, and new hampshire next up, the nation's political attention will soon turn, briefly in our direction. the candidates have been dropping in occasionally, but here on the ground their campaigns have been busy-- in ways, that don't often make the news, but can make all the difference during the caucus. kolo 8 news now's ed pearce has been watching that work. ed, it's all geared toward getting people to show up and spend a couple of hours at an event. and,that takes a lot of one on one contact with individual voters. it's the ground game and it's where campaigns win or lose. 1:28-1:38 1:38=1:48 1:48-2:35 mcmillan:
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voters, making sure they know when the caucus is, where it is and answer any questions they may have." when we caught up with them chris mcmillan was walking a north sparks neighborhood knocking on doors in search of jeb bush supporters. the same day found shervin ghaffari and a volunteer preparing to do the same in south reno for hillary clinton. ghaffari: "we're making sure we contact these voters in their homes and making sure we deliver our message." others remain behind at this headquarters and others around town manning the phones, in traditional settings and in gatherings like this at the home of a local bernie sanders supporter. the sanders campaign calls it women and wine. what starts as a wine and cheese party evolves into a phone bank. sanders volunteers, mostly women, calling other women, looking for sanders supporters willing to show for the caucus. mccurdy: i think it's not really known that women support bernie sanders and we're here to make sure that thought dies." and when these conversations take place, much of it won't be
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themselves. ghaffari: "forty to maybe 50 percent, a lot of the time i'm now spending time educating people about the caucus." mcmillan: "it's a lot different than just going in a punching your vote." hoge: "it's not that complicated. it's simply a neighborhood meeting where people get to stand and support the candidate who they think best represents the needs and interests of their neighborhood." newman: "what we do like to do in that situation is bring them in, sit down with them and do a powerpoint training on what a caucus is and tell them what to expect." most that were authorized to talk with us are paid staffers, people often from elsewhere, who've put their lives on hold to take this temporary job, but it's likely if you get a call or a knock on the door, it will be from a local volunteer, the foot soldiers in this contest. newman: "i've got one gentleman in las vegas who is in our phone bank every night monday through friday for four
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and makes somewhere in the neighborhod of 150 to 200 phone calls to voters < hoge: "it's a lot of work. i mean these guys are amazing. if i drop by at 10 o'clock on a sunday night, every employee is working." mcmillan: "but it's what turns difference." the to recruit. and in this day of mass communications, like the caucus itself it may seem quirky and inefficient, but it's a key step in separating winners and losers on the road to the white house. you will find, by the way, information about each party's caucus, where and when it will be held on our seb site--kolotv.com--under hot topics. ed pearce kolo 8 news now yesterday we got good news about nevada's snowpack. and the news is even better, on the other side of the sierra. today's survey by the department of water
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double-- what it usually is this time of year. it's already about 72- percent of the april first average. forecasters pay attention to the april first number, because that typically predicts will flow into aquifers. california water numbers are encouraging, for the ### it's also cold and of southern nevada. the fresh powder was just what ski resorts in the las vegas area wanted. closer to the city... cold temperatures will for a day or two. will we see any more snow in our area? chief meteorologist jeff thompson has a look a the forecast. jeff? another system will bring clouds and snow showers on wednesday afternoon, mainly in the sierra and north of i-80 across northern nevada. accumulations will be modest where showers occur, but slippery conditions are possible wednesday night and thursday morning. skies will clear on thursday, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the west coast. sunny skies and milder
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friday through the weekend. - jeff tonight: mostly cloudy after midnight, with a low around 20. east wind around 5 mph becoming calm. wednesday: a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 40. south wind around 5 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. wednesday night: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. south wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 43. west wind around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 47. friday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 29. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 32. sunday: sunny, with a high near 53. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. monday: sunny, with a high near 53. cam 3 - wx mic another milestone is reached with downtown reno's virginia street near 53. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. monday: sunny, with a high near 53. cam 3 - wx mic another milestone is
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bridge replacement. a street closure is about to come to an end. kolo 8 news now's catherine van is live at the bridge with a look at where the project stands this evening. sarah... starting tomorrow... first street from virginia to sierra streets will finally be open to commuters. form months... it's been closed as crews place new concrete on the roadway at that intersection. that part of the project is now complete. in the next few weeks... crews will be working on paving the first portion of virginia street up to the bridge. they will be working monday through morning to 6 in the evening... but the upper portion of the riverwalk will stay open so you still have access to all the restaurants and boutiques. the bridge is set to reopen in may... just in time for the summer. live on the virinia street bridge...cvk8nn. a canadian native has been arrested in elko raptor and raptor parts.
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deputies arrested dana morley mcivor on sunday. kolo 8 news now terri russell is showing us hat was taken at the time of the arrest. this is video from nevada's department of wildlife showing eagle and hawk feathers allegedly found in 30-year-old dana morley mcivor's possession. in all, authorities say there were two recently-killed eagles, and a hawk, two wings from two recently-killed hawks, along with 124 separate eagle and hawk feathers . authorities estimate the feathers came from at least two or three additional raptors including an eagle. chris healy/nevada department of wildlife: you can certainly drop the hammer once the crime is found out. and this is he beginning of that for the gentleman in elko county who was caught with these raptor feathers. according to n-dow, mcivor told them he was keeping the parts for religious celebrations. while that is legal, mcivor or any other native american who uses raptor parts or feathers for ceremonies must have a permit from the u-s fish and wildlife. law enforcement said he did not.
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national eagle repository, was set up in the early 19-70s, and collects, inventories and distributes raptor feathers to native americans who apply and gain access to the program. mcivor faces seven counts on state charges, all of them misdemenors. other states may become involved depending upon where the birds came from. and if federal agencies take the case there could be felony charges for mcivor. n- dow says raptor parts and feathers can make their way to the black market. in this case the estimated worth is ten thousand dollars. in reno, terri russell kolo 8 news now. royal appliance is recalling a vacuum because it poses a danger of electrical shock. the "dirt devil total pet cyclonic upright" can power cord come loose, and remain in the outlet. there are 14 reports of this happening, but there have not been any injuries. if you have one of the vacuums stop using it and contact dirt devil
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you can find more information about the recall on our kolo 8 app, and at kolo-tv-dot- com. just click on hot topics.### another attack was launched against the zika virus. this is the virus known for harming unborn children. we'll see how nicaraguans are coping with the crisis. plus-- "i was just covered. we were under branches and leaves." and, a news crew went from covering a story, to becoming part of it. plus, chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your forecast. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 5:00 with sarah johns, noah bond, weather with meteorologist jeff thompson, and sports with josh little. this is kolo 8 news now at 5:00." "there is no shadow to be cast. an early spring is my forecast."
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amanda a local family known for is expanding their dave a look at their new business venture and themselves apart from amanda that's coming up tomorrow on good at 4:30. an early spring is my forecast."
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that's right woodchuck chuckers, it's "groundhog day!" punxsutawney phil made his prediction this morning in western pennsylvania. phil's forecast of early spring-like weather this year... was greeted with cheers. should phil's prediction have you packing up your winter clothes? perhaps not. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration pegs phil's accuracy at about
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another system will bring clouds and snow showers on wednesday afternoon, mainly in the sierra and north of i-80 across northern nevada. accumulations will be modest where showers occur, but slippery conditions are possible wednesday night and thursday morning. skies will clear on thursday, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the west coast. sunny skies and milder temperatures are in forecast for friday through the weekend. - jeff tonight: mostly cloudy after midnight, with a low around 20. east wind around 5 mph becoming calm. wednesday: a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 40. south wind around 5 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. wednesday night: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. south wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 43. west wind around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. and snow showers on wednesday afternoon, mainly in the sierra and north of i-80 across northern nevada. accumulations will be modest
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slippery conditions are possible wednesday night and thursday morning. skies will clear on thursday, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the west coast. sunny skies and milder temperatures are in forecast for friday through the weekend. - jeff tonight: mostly cloudy after midnight, with a low around 20. east wind around 5 mph becoming calm. wednesday: a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 40. south wind around 5 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. wednesday night: a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. south wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 43. west wind around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 27. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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a low around 29. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 32. sunday: sunny, with a high near 53. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. monday: sunny, with a high another system will bring clouds and snow showers on wednesday afternoon, mainly in the sierra and north of i-80 across northern nevada. accumulations will be modest where showers occur, but slippery conditions are possible wednesday night and thursday morning. skies will clear on thursday, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the west coast. sunny skies and milder temperatures are in forecast for friday through the weekend. - jeff tonight: mostly cloudy after midnight, with a low around 20. east wind around 5 mph becoming calm. wednesday: a slight chance of
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neighborhoods are being fumigated to kill mosquitoes carrying the zika virus. health authorities have confirmed seven cases of the virus in nicaragua. and the world health organization anticipates up to 4-million people could be infected this year worldwide. the w-h-o will hold an emergency meeting in geneva next week, to address the crisis. they hope to find ways to combat the virus, since there's no current cure. ### an indian motor company is reconsidering the name of its newest car. tata motors unveiled the "zica," a stylish hatchback with "a peppy driving experience." the car is spelt "z-i-c-a," as opposed to the virus:
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the company says they are considering a change, due to the rapid spread of the zika virus.### a t-v news crew reporting storm damage in southern california-- become part of the story. reporter marie coronel and photographer mike gold were setting up for a live report for k-g-t-v in san diego. a storm that had gone through the area-- had knocked over several trees. but--- it was a tree that was still upright, that was the problem. just minutes before they went on air... a tree came crashing down on them. gold called 9-1-1... but in the dark... first responders had trouble finding the news crew. "they couldn't see us because it was dark and we were surrounded by this tree, so i was shouting, we're over here, we're over here." coronel and gold each suffered serious injuries, and underwent surgery. both are expected to make full recoveries. ###
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about the tragic murder of a 13-year-old girl. today, her mother is first time to help us understand-- what the world lost. about bill cosby while he battles his way through court. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner, news-talk 780, koh. new developments in
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breaking news out of washoe county tonight. about 4-thousand n-v energy customers are without power in the galena area. utility officials are still working to determine what caused
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we will bring you any new information as we learn it. new developments in the death of that 13- year-old virginia girl. a second virginia tech student, is facing new charges. the announcement comes as the mother of the victim speaks for the first time. megan hughes reports. the mother of 13-year- old nicole lovell- nicknamed coley- speaking publicly for the first time since her daughters body was found saturday dumped along this north carolina road. tammy weeks, victim's mother: nicole was a very lovable person. nicole touched many people throughout her very short life. and now we're learning more about how lovell's life came to an end: mary pettitt, montgomery co. commonwealth attorney: a very preliminary determination of cause of death is stabbing. 19-year-old virginia tech student natalie keepers had previously been charged with improper disposal of a dead body. she's now facing a new
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premeditated murder. the commonwealth's attorney says the murder occurred last wednesday-the same day nicole's parent believe she climbed out of her bedroom window. weeks said her daughter had a liver transplant before the age of one, battled non-hodgkins lymphoma at four and later mrsa. tammy weeks: we were told she only had a one percent challenges continued in her teenage years. weeks told the daughter was bullied online, and she said police think she met 18- year-old david eisenhauer online. her murder. eisenhauer, a high school track star, and keepers, a former intern for nasa, both hail from the same maryland county before they began their college careers at virginia tech. now both are in jail without bond. keepers was in court yesterday on those earlier charges. on these new charges on february fourth. megan hughes abc news washington. state prison officials are investigating the death of an inmate. 26-year-old andrew to death yesterday afternoon-- at high clark county. thurgood was serving a sentence for attempted
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vehicle. an autopsy is scheduled, and next of kin were notified. two suspects were identified, and more information will be released, as it becomes available. ### bill cosby was back in a pennsylvania courthouse this time to argue that he never should have been charged with sexual assault in the first place. the comedian's lawyers are fighting to have the case against him thrown out. they argue that cosby had a deal with the former district attorney, that in exchange for his testimony in a civil suit no criminal charges would be filed. that suit was brought by andrea constand a former temple university employee assault. in december, just days before the statute of new prosecutor brought indecent the 78-old tv icon. attorney gloria allred represents several other women who accuse cosby of assault. "there is still sufficient evidence of prosecutors to proceed if he is permitted to admit evidence
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cosby has repeatedly denied all the allegations made against him. former montgomery county district attorney bruce castor testified for cosby's defense and said there was indeed a non- prosecution agreement. an exciting new invention could revolutionize the way we learn to snow ski. colin lygren is talking with the inventor, who happens to be a local. plus... a free give away that could change your child's life, for the better. in ski racing... every
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