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gustova garcia-valdes at the intersection of highway 50 and brown street one-week-ago- today. two people found him unconscious on the side of the road. rios told a friend what happened, which police say led to his arrest. garcia valdes died at renown friday. rios' bail is set at 50-thousand dollars. ### daniel wilson of reno has been found guilty for driving under the influence when he hit a man and then fled the scene. investigators found that the 29-year-old had been drinking and smoked marijuana before he hit the man in his dodge truck. the victim was riding a scooter. wilson took off before police got to the scene, but was quickly found at a nearby home. wilson will be sentenced on march 18th. he faces up to 40 years in prison. how much you drink before getting behind the wheel could change again. and this time it could land you in jail.
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transportation safety board is asking states to lower the legal blood alcohol content from point-zero-eight to point-zero-five. it's hoping the change will reduce highway deaths. in the last 15-years, one-third of all highway deaths involved alcohol. according to washoe county sheriff's office... lowering the limit isn't going to make much of a difference. usually 1 percent are at a .05 or around that range is typically at a higher range where we see fatal accidents so i think a .08 is a good range to look at for duis. blowing a point zero five is about one drink for a woman weighing less than 120 pounds and two drinks for a 160- pound man. turning now to weather... we're going to get a little break from the wet weather this weekend... but not before more snow tonight. chief meteorologist jeff thompson is here with a check of your forecast. jeff... light snow is expected this evening in the sierra, and
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the valleys, with a fast-moving system. while little accumulation is expected, heavier showers could produce slippery conditions on roads overnight and for the thursday morning commute. this system will quickly exit the region after midnight, leaving a clearing sky for thursday. high pressure will build over the west coast through the weekend. expect dry weather, with temperatures warming back into the 50s. -jeff tonight: scattered snow showers, mainly before 11 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 44. west wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 24. east wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 46. south wind around 5 mph. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 29. sunday: sunny, with a high near 53. sunday night: clear, with a low around 28. monday: sunny, with a high near 54. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 58.
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another candidate is out of the race for president. with an update on the g-o-p race... here's marci gonzalez in manchester, new hampshire. today- donald trump- once again on the attack- tweeting- ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it. calling for a "new election" in iowa after the cruz campaign sent out this e-mail to supporters- falsely suggesting doctor ben carson was leaving the race.
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herald radio - he plans to file an official complaint. "it's fraud..when you think of it and he picked up a lot of those votes and that's why the polls were wrong." sen. ted cruz, r-presidential candidate: it seems his reaction to everything is to throw a fit, to engage in insults and i understand that donald finds it very hard to lose. also tweeting- "bernie is contesting" iowa results. maybe donald should go back to iowa and join the democrats." a reference to bernie sanders - not conceding in iowa, after coming in just 2 tenths of a point behind hillary clinton. the vermont senator - with a double digit lead in the polls in new hampshire. sen. bernie sanders, d- presidential candidate: secretary clinton won here in 2008 ... so you know, we are taking nothing for granted. as clinton says she's pushing forward: despite the challenge she faces here: hillary clinton, d-presidential candidate: "the argument is look you are behind here. i am.. you are in the opponents backyard. i just could not ever skip new hampshire. i cannot even imagine not being here."
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primary here - the republican field's narrowing even more. rand paul - annouced today- he is dropping out of the race. marci gonzalez, abc news manchester, new hampshire. in about five months, the city of reno is set to open the new virginia street bridge. today travel around the construction site got a little easier. first street has only been closed a short time, but now, getting around the downtown construction area will be smoother. between now and april, crews will finish asphalt and concrete paving. in march they will start landscaping. it will be a modern bridge with a nod to the past. the pylons on either side of the brdige will be decorated with the historic lights from the previous 1905 bridge. the city says they are on track to open the bridge to the public in may. ### home depot is bringing hundreds of jobs to reno this spring.
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said "spring is their christmas." home depot is hiring 80-thousand seasonal workers nationwide. it's a move they've done every year for a decade... and about half the workers are offered permanent jobs. ### the u-s open taekwondo tie-kwon-doe championships are right here in reno this week. and you can catch the action as olympic hopefuls compete for their trip to rio this summer. plus-- "if you love your kids, you have to keep up with that technology" we may not always see when our children are being bullied... especially when it's on social media. but there are ways to monitor what's going on in your child's life online. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 4:30 with sarah johns and weather with meteorologist jeff thompson this is kolo 8 news now at 4:30." cyber-bullying is on
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list. and for every son or daughter who's a victim? there's another one who's a cyber-bully. how are moms and dads supposed to stay alert? turns out there's some high-tech help. megan hughes tells us more. at shipley elementary school in harper's ferry, west virginia, this group of third graders already have stories about being cyber bullied. sam: i was kind of kind of sad because he was calling me stupid braydon: i was a little like depressed after that. i didn't know what to do. bryanna: you want to bully back but you know it's not the right thing. high school senior and teen pagaent winner lexi openshaw helps students resist that urge... step one-say stop and nothing else! and step two, don't retaliate! experts say children who've been bullied often become bullies themselves. lexi has also been a target... lexi openshaw: the people
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that's all they are. dr. susan bartell: some kids do it for power some kids do it just for a lark, they just think it's funny. psychologist dr. susan bartell says children are often still developing impulse control...and their parents need to get involved. if your child is the bully even if they are doing it for childhood reasons that later in life will be meaningless-could have a police record. so what if your child is the cyberbully? one recent study found more than 80 percent of young people think it's easier to get away with bullying online than bullying in person like at school. michelle joel: i wanted to create this filter system, that would monitor so parents could feel a little relief knowing and trusting that their kid could use these social media and text messaging. software developer michele joel shows us one of several tech solutions for parents. her software "my social sitter" uses algorithms to filter so when a teen types a negative message it gets blocked and parents get notified.
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that technology. lexi's own mother dianah gibson--hasn't gotten supervising software yet. but she says all parents need to police their children's cyber lives. it's real. kids will put things on twitter and they can get in a lot of trouble for it. megan hughes, abc news harpers ferry, west virginia. reno is hosting its first taekwondo championships at the reno-sparks convention center this week. athletes from all over the world will be competing. the electronic chest protector will score body shots at one point per hit.... and they also can score three points for a head shot. now when an athlete spins prior to a kick they will get bonus points. one athlete has already scored a trip to the olympics in rio representing u-s-a. "i couldn't even put it into words, it is what i have been working my whole taekwondo career to go to the olympics.
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bring back a medal." coming up at five... kolo 8 news now's paul harris will have more from athletes on how they are chasing those olympic dreams. reno's new u-s-l soccer team got nearly 45-hundred votes on the 'name the team' contest. officials say it was a tight race among three of the names so they're extending the voting period. the top three names include reno 1868... reno united... and reno f-c. if you want to weight in on the final team name, voting ends this sunday, before midnight. the official team name is expected to be announced later this month, while the team logo, colors and coaching staff will be announced at a later date. we have a link set up for you to vote at kolo-tv-dot-com. ### fans trying to watch the super bowl down in las vegas are going to have a hard time. cox communications cable customers haven't been able to watch any c-b-s programs since saturday. local affiliate klas-tv pulled the channel off the cox lineup.
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months of failed contract negotiations. about 40 percent of all vegas area households subscribe to cox. klas-tv's parent company, nexstar broadcasting group, wants the cable provider to pay more to carry its programming. now many las vegas fans are trying to find backup plans for watching the big game on sunday. fear of the zika virus outbreak is spreading here in the u-s. and now new guidelines from the c-d-c. what all prospective parents need to know. plus, women often don't see themselves at risk of a heart attack or stroke. that's why events this month are aimed at promoting heart health. 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. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner,
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nasa is learning more about the sixth planet from the sun. the space agency's cassini spacecraft sent new images of saturn along with new data. the robotic vehicle has been studying the ringed planet for more than ten years. a recent study showed little correlation between how dense a ring might appear to be and the amount of material it contains. research on the mass of rings has important implications for their age. light snow is expected this evening in the sierra, and mainly north of highway 50 in the valleys, with a fast-moving system. while little accumulation is expected, heavier showers could produce slippery conditions on roads overnight and for the thursday morning commute. this system will quickly exit the region
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midnight, leaving a clearing sky for thursday. high pressure will build over the west coast through the weekend. expect dry weather, with temperatures warming back into the 50s. -jeff tonight: scattered snow showers, mainly before 11 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 44. west wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 24. east wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 46. south wind around 5 mph. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 29. sunday: sunny, with a high near 53. sunday night: clear, with a low around 28. monday: sunny, with a high
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monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 58. light snow is expected this evening in the sierra, and mainly north of highway 50 in the valleys, with a fast-moving system. while little accumulation is expected, heavier showers could produce slippery conditions on roads overnight and for the thursday morning commute. this system will quickly exit the region after midnight, leaving a clearing sky for thursday. high pressure will build over the west coast through the weekend. expect dry weather, with temperatures warming back into the 50s. -jeff tonight: scattered snow showers, mainly before 11 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. chance of precipitation is 30%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 44. west wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 24. east wind
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southeast in the evening. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 46. south wind around 5 mph. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 29. sunday: sunny, with a high near 53. sunday night: clear, with a low around 28. monday: sunny, with a high near 54. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 30. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 58. florida's governor has declared a health emergency in four counties of the state because of the zika virus... after at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness florida's governor has declared a health emergency in four counties of the state because of the zika virus... after at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been detected there. so far... at least 40
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reported in 12 states. elizabeth hur is in new york with the latest. a disturbing development out of dallas.. in the battle against the zika virus.. dr. richard besser, abc news: "they report that it was spread through sexual transmission. an individual went abroad, acquired the virus and came and infected their partner." while the virus transmitting through sex is rare.. it is not.. unheard of here in the u-s.. turns out.. back in 2008.. a traveler infected with the zika virus in senegal returned home to colorado and his wife later tested positive for the virus. still.. officials say this is the first case of sexual transmission in this current outbreak. they also call this latest case out of dallas.. a game changer because the virus.. with defects in unborn babies can be potentially deadly and cause complications.. as dr first hand in brazil.. "she says she contracted the disease 7 months ago, and at one point, could only move her
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"the fact that seven months in she still has serious trouble walking is a disturbing factor." in the coming days.. the cdc says it will release new guidelines.. in the meantime.. officials say the old guidelines still stand.. if you're pregnant.. avoid traveling to zika- affected countries and for others.. wear repellents and avoid mosquito bites. in addition to new guidelines from cdc.. the red cross is now asking donors to wait 28 days after visiting zika- affected countries before donating blood. elizabeth hur, abc news, ny. national wear red day is this friday. people across the country wear red to bring awareness to women's risk of heart disease and prevention. "it's a little strange to be a healthcare ceo and say we want to keep patients out of the hospital, but that's exactly what we want to do." the goal of american heart month and go red for women is to encourage women and
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healthy at every age. 2016 is the american heart society's 13th annual national wear red day. several events are going on around town to promote heart health... including a 5-k run and walk in front of scheels. stay with us... we'll be
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next hour. we're working on several new and updated stories coming up on kolo 8 news now at 5. lead poisioned victims from flint michigan testified before congress today. the wrangle between congress and state leaders in michigan. plus--
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american mosque for the first time during his presidency saying, bias against any faith has no place in our nation. welcome words to muslims here in northern nevada. i'm ed pearce that story's coming up on kolo 8 news now at five. and, a major event was missing from the reno river festival last year... the kayak championships. thanks to a very wet winter... the competition is back this year. the only known wild jaguar in the united states has been caught on camera. this video was captured on remote sensor cameras in the santa rita mountains... just outside tucson arizona. it's a secret glimpse of the jaguar. this is the first-ever publicly released video of the jaguar, recently named 'el jefe' by tucson students. the camera project is part of ongoing efforts to monitor mountain ranges in southeastern arizona for endangered jaguars. jeff is back with your ..... forecast. tonight: scattered snow showers, mainly before 11 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. chance of precipitation
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accumulation expected. thursday: partly sunny, with a high near 44. west wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 24. east wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 46. south wind around 5 mph. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. saturday night: partly cloudy,
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sunday: sunny, with a highnow at 5:00." tonight on kolo 8 news now... donald trump and ted cruz are trading blows in new hampshire... and the republican presidential field is getting smaller. today president obama made his first visit to an american mosque since taking office. we'll tell you why local muslims say it was an iiortant moment. and leaving the scene of a crash is now a lot more serious in nevada. terri russell takes a closer look, at the new law. thanks for joining us. i'm noah bond. i'm sarah johns. six days out from new hampshire's first in the nation primary.. the
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