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to find the thieves who took expensive bottles of wine and liquore from total wine and spirits. they robbed the store early sunday morning. the reno police department released pictures of the suspects. they're described as two black men-- 6'1" to 6'2" with heavy builds. according to police, the suspects broke the lower part of the front door... loading high end wines and liquor into the ford f-one-50, pictured here. this is not the first time the suspects robbed a total wine and spirits. "we do have information that in california, arizona and las vegas that similar incidents that happened here on sunday morning have occurred at other total wine businesses." total wine and spirits is calculating the damages, and has yet to release a dollar amount. there is a thousand dollar reward for information-- leading to an arrest. call secret witness, with tips. ### for decades, the anaconda mine near yerington produced copper by the ton.
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behind toxic tailings-- containing uranium and heavy metals, and acidic remnants of the mining process. as kolo 8 news now's ed pearce reports, attempts to clean the mine, is stirring controversy again. 00-:12 :123-:17 :17-1:17 almost since the last operator pulled out, the old mine has worried and divided some of its neighbors. ten years ago, some were already pressing for a clean up. pauley: "we're not for superfund necessarily, but if that's what's needed to make us safe, it's what we'll fight for." the blm closed the site to the public and a lawsuit was filed. atlantic richfield which had operated the mine after anaconda left, assumed responsibility for managing the mine as a superfund site. tailings were covered to keep toxic dust from blowing into the surrounding valley and ponds containing a highly acidic solution were lined, but those ponds are filling with sediment and it's estimated they could overflow into the ground water by 2019. and the company which created this particular problem is long gone.
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their national priority list which could mean the feds would pick up 90 percent of the cost. there have always been those here who have been concerned about the impact the superfund designation would have on property values and economic development. the possibility of this new listing has renewed those fears. so the local community and the governor are asking the epa to give them more time to find alternative sources of funding. in order to put the site in line for funding before that 2019 deadline, the process would have to start this year. the governor is asking them to hold off until september-- giving them time to look elsewhere for the money. no matter who picks up the bill---- containing the source of those acidic ponds, won't come cheap. it's estimated at 31- million dollars. ### the new hampshire primary is tomorrow.but the very first ballots have already been cast. according to the midnight voting, ohio governor john kasich
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new hampshire-- allow early morning voting. meanwhile, donald trump enters the primary with a strong lead in the polls. on the democratic side, bernie sanders won the early votes-- and also holds a 23 point advantage over hillary clinton in the polls. "tomorrow the people of new hampshire will have an opportunity to say "enough is enough." " ... i wlll get up every day and do all that i can to make a real difference for you, your families, and our country." over 44-percent of new hampshire voters are still undecided. ### nevada caucuses are the first in the west, and an important gage of how local voters feel about the crop of presidential candidates. with the nation's focus on nevada, both parties are determined to have their events-- snafu free. a lot of the success will depend on the volunteer base-- the parties can drum up,
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the repubican caucus chair here in washoe county, says many people are calling headquarters-- asking where they can volunteer. they'll have 28 caucus locations on february 23rd. democrats say-- their training session is a great way to get volunteers, and because they have more than 60-locations for their febraury 20th event, they need more bodies. "phyllis westrup/rep. caucus chair washoe co: i'd say especially at some of the bigger sites, we need somewhere between six to eight volunteers and i've been working on getting volunteers for each site." "kerry durmick/reg. field dir. n. nv. democratic caucuses: our trainings are definitely the best way to pull people in to help out with the caucuses. once you get somebody trained to caucus they get more comfortable, and then they are a lot more willing to become a volunteer. whether that is becoming a chair, or being a secretary, or sign in volunteer." if you want to participate in the democratic caucuses, you can register at the event. for republican
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pre-register as a republican. the deadline is february 13th. because the deadline is looming, it's recommended you head to washoe county registrar of voters-- by friday the 12th. the office is open until 5 o'clock in the evening. ### the change is here. ?are you enjoying the warmer temperatures outside? chief meteorologist jeff thompson joins us live from the weather center. jeff-- ?how long is this going to stick around? high pressure will keep the weather dry through the week. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high near 60. southeast wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. saturday: partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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with a low around 33. sunday: mostly sunny, with a high near 58. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high near 60. southeast wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, jeff, thanks. emergency responders found a new way to make saving lives a little easier. kolo 8 news now's catherine van joins us in the studio to explain how you can help. your i-phone can give you directions... and now... it can save your life. it's called the health app... that automatically comes with your phone. in a situation where you're unconscious... your phone can do all the talking. : nats of accident at every incident... an ambulance is not far
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respond... they rarely know who they're dealing with. cindy: half the calls we go on we don't know their names, unless they're available to give it to us or the mental capacity to tell us. that's when your iphone comes in handy. cindy: if you are unconscious, unresponsive, if you're unable to speak, if you're having a stroke of if something like that is going on, we can go into your phone without the code and clilck on a button. it's called the my health app. it's free and it's already built into your i-phone... showing only information that you want health care providers to know. cindy: the first thing we want to know is what their age is and what their name is and if we get any other information about their medical history, that for sure is a huge help for us. here's how you set it up... tap the app
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and upload. it's ready to go. cindy: if you get into a car accident, what if you can't speak? then we could do that for you. then we wouldn't have to scramble or hours later contact your family hours later. the most important pieces of information they need is your name.. birthday... and one to two emergency contacts... and then a list of allergies. cindy: we try first and foremoo to try to get into their pockets to find their driver's license to get a name and birthday. if we need to we guess their weight or height to give them certain information. a health care professional is the last person you'd want to guess anything about you. it's vital information that will save your life. local remsa employees know about the app and are ready to use it when they get on scene the only down side to the app... it can only be used if your phone turned on and working. it's also not available to androids. in the studio catherine van kolo 8 news now. downtown casinos are gearing up for what will likely be a very busy week for asian tourists. today marks the start of chinese new year. celebrations generally include music... dancing...
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big part of asian culture. downtown casinos have doubled their number of tables for pie pai gow poker.... and baccarat. "when all the people are together, we try to have more fun, so we play majong or gamble a little bit, and the reason they do that is just trying to enjoy the new year." the silver legacy is also welcoming chinese singing superstar... j-j lin on sunday. throughout the weekend... there will be traditional chinese lion dances-- in both the silver legacy and the eldorado. both casinos will also have chinese themed buffets. ### doctors are taking steps to irradicate the zika virus. but, we're looking at a long battle ahead. in tonight's medical minute, the timeline until we can stop this virus-- for good. 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. ###
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two pack baseball players have picked up honors from perfect game... trenton brooks is their preseason mountain west player of the year... he won that award last season... and christian stolo is their preseason conference pitcher of the year... he also earned that honor last season from the mountain west. 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." chief meteorologist
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forecast. high pressure will keep the weather dry through the week. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high near 60. southeast wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming
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a high near 63. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. saturday: partly sunny, with a high near 59. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: mostly sunny, with a high near 58. high pressure will keep the weather dry through the week. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high near 60. southeast wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
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high near 59. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: mostly sunny, with a high near 58. high pressure will keep the weather dry through the week. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high near 60. southeast wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the evening. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 35. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. friday night: mostly cloudy, with
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high near 59. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: mostly sunny, with a high near 58. high pressure will keep the weather dry through the week. expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff expect mostly sunny, mild afternoons, with highs in the low 60s for most western nevada valley locations, and mid-upper 50s in the sierra. nights will stay chilly, with lows dipping below freezing. -jeff tuesday: sunny, with a high
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screen teens for depression? that's the new recommendation from the u-s preventative services task force. they say there is enough evidence to have all young people between the ages of 12 and 18 routinely screened for depression. the previous recommendation said doctors should only screen for depression, if systems were in place, to help at risk individuals get appropriate treatment, and follow-up care. ### in tonight's medical minute, we're learning new information about the fight against the zika virus. a widespread vaccine is likely a few years away. but a u-s health official says a plan to stop the virus is underway. "we have already started to develop the vaccine in the early stages and we can predict that we likely would be in phase-one trial just to determine if it's safe,
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response, probably by the end of the summer and get that going by the end of this year. " it should take a few years before a vaccine is available to the public. the zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and is tied to severe brain damage in unborn children. it has spread to at least 29 countries. president obama is asking congress for 1- point-8 billion dollars to help fight the virus. ### the big game may be over ....but now the next battle... ?who had the best commercial? we're revealing the top five ads, to see who reigns supreme. here's a kolo 8 sports break. ricky ledo has been selected for the d- league all-star game... he'll replace erick green, who's currently in the nba with the utah jazz.. he's averaging 20 points and 6.5 rebounds per game... he'll join reno teammates vince hunter in the all-star game this saturday in toronto... it's at 11am on nba tv
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everything you need to know about life, you can learn from granola. keep it simple. make every piece count. let other people know what you're made of. always be real.
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and of course, wear sunscreen. nature valley granola bars.
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brought big money to local sports books. the nevada gaming control board, released these figures today. 132-point-5-million dollars was wagered-- in 194 sports books, in the silver state. that's up from last year. in 2015, the total amount of wagers was over 115-million dollars. the gaming board says sports books made about 13-million dollars. ### ?what's a super bowl, without the ads? every year companies spend millions of dollars to be the most- talked about commercial. a-b-c's david muir has the top five super bowl ads, from yesterday's game. every year americans and their favorite super bowl ads usa today with their "ad meter" - now in its 28th year - ranking the top 5. coming in 5th - hyundai's, "ryanville" actor, ryan reynolds, the toast of the town. in 4th doritos going to the dogs "whaaat?" in 3rd place doritos
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a distraction during the ultra sound. it's a race to 2nd place in the stampede of the wieners for heinz nats and #1, another from hyundai-- the first date "go ahead and take my new car?" and their car finder dad never far. the movies, the carnival, the kiss? nats - "you messing with the wrong daddy!" and, of course, one of our favorites - weathertech floor mats. the 3rd year in a row at the super bowl. and their "made in america" message: nats - it's the people, american workers. after traveling to their factory a year ago tonight telling us after their ad web traffic spiking 388 percent overnight judging their favorite ad with 3 words. "made in america!" josh little is here now,
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the wolf pack picked up another recruit tonight. plus...the sacramento kings are about to make a major move this week. announcer:
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sports now wit look, i know you're a cow and all. and you may not know what i'm talking about,
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mmmm, yoplait. the wolf pack has reportedly picked up another basketball recruit for next season the rgj is reporting that charlie tooley has committed to walk-on next year... guard from granite bay high school near sacramento... he is averaging 17 points, 5.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game.. he's also shooting 40% from three-point range. meanwhile... the pack
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week... cj siples, cy-pulls was named the the week... he led the falcons to a he scored 13 points had a career-high 25 points in the win over boise state... he's only averaging 5 season. schedule for 7pm... the pack beat air force by 23 points on the road last month a big game in women's hoops... top ranked uconn taking on number 2 south carolina... both teams came in 22- and-0... gabby williams had a quite night offensively.... she only took six shots and made two of them... the reed grad finishes with five points and 10 rebounds... as uconn wins it 66-54... the huskies have now won 60 games in a row. reports out of sacramento say that the kings will fire head coach george karl sometime this week the kings have lost 8 of their last 10 games... that followed a five- game winning strteak..
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left on his original four-year deal, worth a guaranteed $10 million dollars... he's expected to be fired during the all-star break kings in cleveland tonight... another loss... lebron james had his first triple-double of the year... 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists... kyrie irving had a game- high 32 points... cavs roll 120-100 the knicks have fired derek fisher as head coach... new york has lost 9 of their last 10 games, and fallen to 23-and-31 overall... fisher won just 40 of 136 games during his 1.5 seasons in new york.... kurt rambis will be the interim head coach for the rest of the season. it's a good night for a former reno aces mvp... a new deal in the big leagues aj pollock has agreed to a two-year contract with arizona, worth $10.25 million dollars... he won the gold glove
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with 20 home runs and 76 runs batted in... he led the d'backs with 192 hits... he was was the postseason mvp three years ago when reno won the triple-a national title the nightcap comes from the cyclo-cross world championship... adam toupalik too-pa-lick begins to celebrate the world title... one problem... there's still another lap to go!... he's passed, and eli iserbyt would win the title toupalick finished second overall. thanks, josh. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner,
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tuesday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. southeast >> announcer: from hollywood - it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight - from "room," oscar nominee brie larson. super bowl champion demarcus ware, and it's mash-up monday with music from neon squeeze with cleto and the cletones.
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here's jimmy kimmel!
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