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you do?" good night.there is a brand new resource for our family and friends who are battling a mental illness. tonight on kolo 8 news now-- the help is so easy to find. plus-- "i wish i had the ticket if anyone out there has it and doesn't want it, i want it" better check your couch for a lost lotto ticket-- because it could be worth 63-million dollars. it won't be long until it expires. i'll fill you-in. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm noah bond. we have breaking news from kietzke and i-80. right now police are investigating a roll-ove crash. sparks police say a femal driver may have slid on ice and flipped her s-u-v. officers say she climbed of the vehicle on her own and it appears that she suffered minor injuries. our photographer mike cooper is on the scene right now. police are telling him that alcohol and ice may have played a role in this crash. ### the nevada caucus is getting closer. nevada democrats will meet saturday morning
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following tuesday night. between now and then, things will only get busier for campaign operations in our area. the campaigns are looking for supporters--- on the phone and door-to- door. the conversations help identify or recruit those willing to show up for the caucus. it's a labor intensive effort. and, while most campaigns have paid staff, they rely heavily on volunteers. johnson: "we have some senior citizens that go out and they knock on doors for us. we have some people who've just come home from deployment and they want to knock on doors for us." newman: "our volunteers are more like believers in dr. carson than just somebody that believes in a candidate and goes out and supports them. these people are willing to do whatever is necessary." we've posted information about the caucuses in nevada at kolo-tv-dot-com... just click on hot topics. you can also find the info-- on our kolo 8 app. ### political parties got a batch of new registered voters. from december to
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republicans and democrats added about 7-thousand new voters. according to the nevada secretary of state's office, there were more than 471- thousand active democratic voters in the state-- in january. on the flip side, republicans have more than 423 registered voters. there are more than 234-thousand registered non-partisans. ### so what does this mean? 39 percent of the state's active voter base is democrat. 35 percent are republicans and 19 percent are non- partisans. ### lets turn our attention to the weather-- and anotehr batch of clouds coming our way. jeff thompson joins us from the weather center. jeff-- more good news for our drought. 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. -
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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. jeff, thanks. chances are, you know someone with a mental illness.
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here where we live. and that's why a new organization is stepping up to offer help. the state of nevada is partnering with the children's cabinet-- to program. kolo 8 news now's catherine van joins in the studio-- with the resources enliven, has to offer. the only programs available in northern nevada that helps young adults detect and treat mental disorders. it's a place where they can feel safe and its all for free. today... enliven opened there's a stigma that mental health is untreatable and it's usually uncomfortable to talk about. kathleen: mental health is just like any other type of disease. enliven is a program that offers a safe place for people ages 15 to 25 who may feel too ashamed to admit they may be suffering from mental health issues. kathleen: it's a huge need. there are very few outpatient programs that people have that has intensive services. the children's cabinet
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offer services that link patients and their families with ocial workers, psychologists and psychiatrists all for free. tracey: this is a very important condition and so there's some designated dollars for conditions like this. don't worry about the dollars, just get here and we'll figure out what resources we can get to you. according to dr. tracey green from the nevada department of health... 18,000 people between the ages of 18 and 25 experience serious mental illness. this program is designed to get people detected early and treated. tracey: early treatment leads to better outcomes, medication works better and what we don't want to happen is to be truant from schools or use substances to mask their symptoms. enliven is based on a national model and experts work closely with the washoe county school district to further their mission. kathleen: we do a lot of programming within the schools. we do a lot of suicide screenings in schools and middles schools with them. enliven is located the northern nevada health services on galetti way in building 2-a.
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noah? carson city sheriff's deputies arrested a driver, who they say hit a man, and left him on the side of the road. 37-year-old juan pablo rios was booked into the carson city jail around 4 oc'lock this evening. he's charged with failing to stop at the scene of a crash involving injury or death, which is a felony. detectives say rios hit gustova garcia-valdes at the intersection of highway 50 east and brown street last wednesday. rios later told a friend, which led to his arrest. garcia valdes died at renown medical center last friday. rios' bail is set at 50- thousand dollars. ### the washoe county sheriff's office is on high alert, because a new scam in our area has people posing as deputies. investigators say scammers are using the names of people who work at the sheriff's department. they're also manipulating the phones-- so the caller i-d, shows a sheriff's
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here's how the scam works-- the caller will tell the potential victim, there's a warrant out for his or her arrest. the scammer offers two options. one .. be arrested. or two... pay a "reduced" fine. you'll be asked to pay-- by using an "e-gift" card, or something similar. local law enforcement will never ask for payment over the phone, for warrants and fines. if you receive one of these calls-- try and write down the name, and call-back number. then call the sheriff's office, at 328-3001. ### a part of virginia street, is re-opening tomorrow. it was closed for the virginia street bridge project. west first street, from sierra street, to virginia street, is opening to traffic. but the bridge isn't completely finished-- so the city of reno is encouraging you to follow the detours. businesses in the area, are open during construction. ### the next time you go to the las vegas strip, you might have to pay to park. m-g-m resorts international announced today it'll
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the exact amount is unknown. this is a part of a plan for a 90-million-dollar parking upgrade. the deal also includes outsourcing parking operations-- to a chicago based company. ### it is finally open!!! one of southern nevada's most beloved restaurants has finally opened an establishment here in reno. roberto's taco shop is on the corner of virginia and 8th streets. this afternoon-- we found 30 minute wait times to order food. right now, roberto's in reno is only accepting cash but that could change in the future. it's open 24 hours a day. ### we didn't win that massive powerball jackpot.but we checked, and double checked those numbers. well--- someone is about to lose a 63-million super lotto jackpot! the winning ticket was sold in southern california, and was never claimed. the winning ticket was bought on august eighth-- and now, the winner only has two days to turn in that
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money. "the persons insane because when you buy a ticket a lot of people don't anticipate winning they buy it just to buy it." this would be the highest unclaimed california lottery prize on record... officials say right now, the largest unclaimed sum is 28-point-5-million dollars. ### a new case of the zika virus makes its way to the u-s. but this case is different from the rest. we'll explain why. so what kind of weather can we expect tomorrow, and into the rest of the week? we will have a closer look at our forecast...and what you can expect in the days to come...right after the break. ### here's a kolo 8 sports break erick green was named the d-league player of the month today... he averaged 27.5 points, nearly 5 assists and
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he also hit 54 percent of his 3-point shots, leading reno to 9 wins in 12 games.... he's now in the nba on a 10-day contract with the utah jazz. announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 11:00, with noah bond, weather with meteorologist jeff thompson, and sports with josh little. this is kolo 8 news now at 11:00."
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while phil predicted an early spring, pablo predicts a longer winter here in our region. chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your it's all about pablo. while phil predicted an early spring, pablo
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winter here in our region. chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your complete weather now forecast. 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
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jeff 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.
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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 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.
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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. 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
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mayher the third died today. kolo 8 is owned by gray television. he was 77 years old. he was a chairman since august 1993. but before serving on the board he was a distinguished neurosurgeon in albany, georgia from 1970 to 1998. gray television's president and c-e-o released this statement. "billy's tremendous strength of character was as great as his remarkable humility for all that this brilliant man achieved and gave throughout his life." "gray is a better company because of billy's leadership, and we will continue to dedicate ourselves to the values that he imparted to us." tomorrow morning, bill cosby will be back in court for sexual assault charges filed against him. today, the former district attorney bruce castor, who chose not to prosecute bill cosby more than a decade ago.. was in court today as a key witness for the defense. castor said he did not believe there was a strong criminal case against the comedian
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made saying cosby wouldn't be charged if he testified in a civil suit. the current d-a says since the deal wasn't in writing the deal is not binding. michigan governor rick snyder is proposing to use 30 million dollars in state funding to help pay the water bills of flint residents. the money would cover only part of the water bill. the aid would cover water that has been used for drinking, cooking, and bathing. michigan lawmakers will have to approve this plan. sit up straight and stop those are phrases i'm we take a look at why your posture is health. here's a kolo 8 sports nevada's nicole wadden has been named the mountain west conference field athlete of the week... she took first place in the pentathlon at the u-w invitational in seattle... it was the third-best score in program history... she also set personal records in the 60-meter hurdles and the shot put.
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mosquitoes, associated with travel to tropical regions where the virus is endemic in those mosquitos, such as latin america, the caribbean. however in dallas county we have received confirmation that it has spread otherwise through sexual activity " health officials in texas confirms there is a case of the zika virus in that area. although the zika virus is usually spread through mosquito bites. in this case the patient was infected after having sexual contact with an infected person. the centers for disease control and prevention says this is just the third known case linking zika to sexual activity. the c-d-c says it will soon provide guidance on sexual transmission and zika. the virus has been linked to a birth defect that leads to babies being born with abnormally small heads. what if we told you...you could look
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while improving your health? believe it or not all you have to do is sit up straight. carl azuz explains.... in tonight's medical minute. "stand up straight!" "sit up." it sounds like nagging, but it's actually healthful advice good posture is aligning your joints and your body in a way that puts the least strain on your muscles. but dr. diana sodiq says we often have bad posture. the biggest mistakes made while sitting are jutting the head forward, slumping the shoulders, crossing the legs, and leaning to one side, especially when driving. if you have bad posture over time, you can. have neck pain, headaches. upper back pain. low back pain and overuse injuries. you can actively work to improve your posture. to sit properly. her feet are flat on the floor. her hips are all the way back against the chair, her back is all against the chair, and then her head is neutral. to check your standing posture, try the wall test.
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away from a wall. if you have good posture, your shoulders, head, and buttocks should all touch the wall with enough space to slide one hand behind your lower back. sitting or standing, here's a tip for good posture: imagine a string pulling from your head to the ceiling. for today's health minute, i'm carl azuz. josh little is here now, with a preview of sports. a battle of ranked teams in high school basketball tonight plus...a great game in the mountain west tonight. announcer: a big storm knocked out power all over the northwest and it was up to me to help restore it. but when i started having problems with my brakes,
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i headed straight to les schwab. they got right on it and removeda rock in the caliper at nocharge. by helping me so quickly, they helped us turn the whole towns lights back on. well done. i'm bob timmons and that's my les schwab story. les schwab doing the right thingsince 1952. it's about time the taco...came out of its shell. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard.
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(family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough.
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a big game in high school hoops tonight.... reno invading spanish springs... number three against number four in our hobey's casino rankings. the huskies beat the cougars last month at reno... looking to make it two- for-two... it's number 3... drew rippingham caps off the fast break... cougs respond... korbin marcum... pump-fake three, step up for the long two... a contested shot too... mike heydon out for the huskies... they go to their other big man... and the foul... but the cougs get their revenge.. and that's justice!... justus eaglesmith with that bucket.. spanish springs wins a biggie 62-51 in other games tonight... hug dumps reed by 11... sparks knocks off fallon galena wins on the road at douglas... and carson beats wooster for their 11th win in a row. a good matchup in girls hoops... mcqueen at north
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lancers came in 16-and-5, panthers 14-and-5... leila bishop-parise gets mcqueen going on that jumper.. valleys responds with a jumper of their own... sherise darrough.... nothing but net on that nice touch shot... but the lancers pull off a big road win... kaila spevak with a three of her own... mcqueen wins a tight one 50-45 a few other scores called in tonight... reed beats hug by 32... katie turner scores 22 as manogue blows out damonte ranch... fallon is 22-0!... they win big at sparks. and ashley brooks hit seven 3-pointers!... she scored 27 in galena's loss at douglas quite a game in the mountain west tonight.... colorado state at first place san diego state... the rams came to play!... they hit 10 3-pointers!.. joe de ciman des-si-min had a game-high 17 points... colorado state down two late... john gillon with a chance at the win...
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san diego state is 10-0 in the confernce... they win 69-67 colorado state hosts the wolf pack this saturday... nevada has won three road games in a row the new york daily news is reporting that colin kaepernick wants out of san francisco... they report that he wants to play for the jets next season... and that new york is intrigued by the possibility... but kaepernick is still under contract for another five years... there's a chance he could be released before april first... that would save the 49ers roughly $8.5 million dollars in cap space. reno's new minor league soccer team is still looking for a name... and the candidates have been whittled down to a final three they are reno fc... reno united... and reno 1868... it is all decided by fan votes... you can go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics... we have a link set up so you can vote... voting ends this sunday
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the nightcap comes from halftime of the georgia tech game... stewart cink pulled out of the crowd to try and sink a full-court putt!... from 94-feet away... and of course he does it!... it also earned a lucky student $25 thousand dollars in tuition money thanks, josh.
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(singing) i just can't wait to meet you, sweet child you're on the way, i'm filled with expectation, and you're growing everyday... (instrumental) thanks for watching kolo-8 news now. "jimmy kimmel live" is next. we'll see you tomorrow for "good morning
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