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acted, so their arguements are flimsy. they know that." i asked mrs. clinton because of the generational gap between women who are voting for her and bernie sanders, what would she have mothers and grandmothers say to daughters and grandaughters to encourage them to vote for her come caucus day. she says while she respects younger women's decision on her and senator sanders. she reminds them as women, don't take anything for granted. reporting live from tmcc terri russell kolo 8 news now. i asked mrs. clinton because of the generational gap between women who are voting for her and bernie sanders, what and grandmothers say to daughters and grandaughters to encourage them to vote for her come caucus day. she says while she respects younger women's decision on her and senator sanders. she reminds them as women, don't take reporting live from tmcc terri russell kolo clinton also made an appearance today at the university of nevada. there... she spoke with a appearance today at the university of nevada. group of mostly women about women's issues. planned parenthood and a woman's right to choose. she thinks both of those are at risk under a republican administration.
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assemblywoman amber joiner say: hillary is the person to protect women's rights in the upcoming election. "the young women also need to make sure that we pick a president who are going to support those gains they have made in women's reproductive health, for example. and also someone who is going to focus on our families. a lot of the people in the room are just about to start their families and they were seriously concerned about things like childcare and having to quit their jobs if they cannot afford it." clinton also discussed a need for early childhood care. she says getting kid's brains stimulated -before they get to school will make sure they are ready to learn before ever stepping foot in a classroom.### it was a perfect president's day-- to spend outside. ?but will the sunny skies last? chief meteorologist jeff thompson is here with a check of your forecast. jeff... wind advisory in effect for the sierra front and tahoe basin wednesday, from 8 am until 10 pm. sustained wind of 25-35
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mph. high pressure will keep the weather dry and mild through early wednesday. tuesday highs will likely be the warmest temperatures of the year to date. the next chance of rain and snow arrives on wednesday, as a pacific trough pushes inland. it will be warm and windy to sttt, with gusty southerly wind east of the sierra crest and snow levels above 8000'. by wednesday night, temperatures and snow levels will fall rapidly as a cold front moves through. expect winter travel in the sierra, with some slippery spots thursday morning down to 5000'. dry weather and a warm-up will return friday through next weekend. -jeff tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 37. south wind around 5 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 68. southwest wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 41. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening. wednesday: a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 pm. mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. windy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the morning. winds could gust as high as 55 mph. wednesday night: rain before 1 am, then rain and snow between 1 am and 4 am, then snow likely after 4 am. low around 36. windy. chance of precipitation is 90%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: snow showers likely before 10 am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. breezy. chance of precipitation is 60%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday night: a slight chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. friday: partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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analysts believe the median household income in washoe county falls between 50 and 60 thousand dollars. that would make a house costing 225-thousand dollars or less...affordable. so what is out there? on rodger circle in sparks there is a 14 hundred square foot home with four bedrooms and two baths for 205 thousand dollars and in sun valley there a 5 bedroom two bathroom 17 hundred square foot home for 189 thousand dollars. but once you find that house you really like for 225 thousand or less can you really afford it? dean lucich, loan originator, axia home loans,"it is very common for people to be renting a single family home for maybe 13, 14, $1,500 dollars a
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225 for many people that new mortgage payment will be about the same ballpark between 14 hundred $1,450 something like that." one of the reasons there aren't a lot of homes in the 225 thousand dollar price range is due to construction costs. analyst from ibis-world say wood building materials are expected to rise four-point-eight percent by 2017. and if more affordable housing is not built by the time tesla is up and running competion for what little affordable housing is left is going to be fierce. nevada was awarded nearly 5-million dollars to improve public housing. the u-s department of housing and urban development is giving more than 1-point-8 billion dollars to public housing authorities all across the u-s. the money could be used to replace roofs, replace old plumbing and electrical systems, and make energy efficient upgrades. ### would you be willing to pay more in sales tax.if
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schools? that's the question which will appear on the november ballot. voters will be asked to approve raising the sales tax to 8 point 2-6-5 percent in washoe county. currently our sales tax is 7 point 7-2-5 percent. according to the r-g-j, this would make washoe county's sales tax the highest in the state. right now - clark county has the highest sales tax with 8 point 1-5 percent. the tax will raise 781 million dollars for school repair and construction over the next nine years.## secret witness is offering a reward for information about a deadly shooting in sparks. it happened at the 7- eleven on pyramid way near victorian avenue late friday night. the victim was taken to the hospital where he died. no information about the victim has been released. if you have any information about the incident... you're asked to call the sparks police department or secret witness at 322- 4900. ### one man's roadtrip turned into a survival
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we'll tell you the story behind this photo and why officials say he's lucky to be alive. 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. tomorrow lindsey on good morning reno will talk about an incoming storm for wednesday/thrusday announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 6:30, with sarah johns, noah bond, weather with meteorologist jeff thomspon, and sports with josh little. this is
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happy president's day. here's a snowy look at the washington monument. a winter storm warning is in effect for the nation's capitol until early tuesday morning. the national weather service says d-c could pick up four to six inches of snow before it switches over to all rain late tonight. chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your
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wind advisory in effect for the sierra front and tahoe basin wednesday, from 8 am until 10 pm. sustained wind of 25-35 mph is likely with gusts to 55+ mph. high pressure will keep the weather dry and mild through early wednesday. tuesday highs will likely be the warmest temperatures of the year to date. the next chance of rain and snow arrives on wednesday, as a pacific trough pushes inland. it will be warm and windy to start, with gusty southerly wind east of the sierra crest and snow levels above 8000'. by wednesday night, temperatures and snow levels will fall rapidly as a cold front moves through. expect winter travel in the sierra, with some slippery spots thursday morning down to 5000'. dry weather and a warm-up will return friday through next weekend. -jeff tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 37. south wind around 5 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 68. southwest wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 41. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening. wednesday: a 30 percent
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mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. windy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the morning. winds could gust as high as 55 mph. wednesday night: rain before 1 am, then rain and snow between 1 am and 4 am, then snow likely after 4 am. low around 36. windy. chance of precipitation is 90%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: snow showers likely before 10 am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. breezy. chance of precipitation is 60%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday night: a slight chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. friday: partly sunny, with a high near 53. friday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 55. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 29. sunday: sunny, with a high near 59. wind advisory in effect for the sierra front and tahoe basin wednesday, from 8 am until 10 pm. sustained wind of 25-35 mph is likely with gusts to 55+ mph. high pressure will keep the weather dry and mild through early wednesday. tuesday highs will likely be the warmest temperatures of the year to date. the next chance of rain and snow arrives on wednesday, as a pacific trough pushes inland. it will be warm and windy to start, with gusty southerly wind east of the sierra crest and snow levels above 8000'. by wednesday night,
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will fall rapidly as a cold front moves through. expect winter travel in the sierra, with some slippery spots thursday morning down to 5000'. dry weather and a warm-up will return friday through next weekend. -jeff tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 37. south wind around 5 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 68. southwest wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 41. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening. wednesday: a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 pm. mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. windy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the morning. winds could gust as high as 55 mph. wednesday night: rain before 1 am, then rain and snow between 1 am and 4 am, then snow likely after 4 am. low around 36. windy. chance of precipitation is 90%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: snow showers likely before 10 am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. breezy. chance of precipitation is 60%. little or no snow accumulation expected. mph is likely with gusts to 55+ mph. high pressure will keep the weather dry and mild through early wednesday. tuesday highs will likely be the warmest temperatures of the year to date. the next chance of rain
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wednesday, as a pacific trough pushes inland. it will be warm and windy to start, with gusty southerly wind east of the sierra crest and snow levels above 8000'. by wednesday night, temperatures and snow levels will fall rapidly as a cold front moves through. expect winter travel in the sierra, with some slippery spots thursday morning down to 5000'. dry weather and a warm-up will return friday through next weekend. -jeff tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 37. south wind around 5 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 68. southwest wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 41. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening. wednesday: a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 pm. mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. windy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the morning. winds
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an oregon man is recovering after he was stranded for a week in gerlach. 69-year-old philip besanson, was driving from arizona back to eugene oregon-- when his pickup truck broke down. according to the washoe county sheriff's office, be-san-son stayed with his truck and drank melted snow-- and rationed a small supply of canned food. a patrol lieutenant, and a sergeant were checking the road conditions when they saw be-san-son's truck. they took him to a hospital, where he is recovering. ### sheriff chuck allen says, be-san-son did the right thing by staying with his truck. if you are planning on traveling alone.tell someone where you are going, and when you expect to be home. stay with your vehicle--- because it'll provide shelter and make it easier for rescuers to find you. ### expect high wind warnings along 1-580 in washoe valley tomorrow... even when there isn't any wind.
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of a test by the nevada department of transportation. they will test their new wind warning system tomorrow from nine to one in the afternoon. during these tests, drivers of high-profile vehicles and passenger vehicles will still be allowed to travel on i- 580. a special honor for a yerington farm. how peri and sons onion farm is leading the nation, in sustainable farming. for news while you're on the go, listen to our newscast partner, news-talk 780, koh.
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a yerington farm is seeing some reward for it's smart farming practices. peri and sons farms was named the first certified-sustainable onion farm in the nation. the designation is coming from a third party certifier---- called "s-c-s global." they looked at the
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responsibility... worker protection... and product integrity. peri farms says... its something it has worked on, for years. "other farms should definitely be looking into, if not being certified, at least installing some practices and going in that motion. we all live on one environment and one world and we should be concerned about he resources that we are utilizing." sustainable farming is often dismissed, as being too expensive... but we're told the opposite is actually true. when you are saving water and saving energy... you are saving money. and when your workers are happy... they're more likely to come back for future harvests. ### a wolf pack basketball player has been honored by the mountain west plus...a nevada baseball player is nominated for
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monitor here !!!!!!! announcer: "you're watching kolo 8 sports now with josh little." nevada's evan mcmahan has been named to the watch list for the stopper of the year award he is one of 70 pitchers in the county up for this honor, which goes out to the best relief pitcher in college baseball... mcmahan pitched in 19 games last season, going 5-0 with three saves and a 2.32 era... he was 3-0 in conference play, with an era of just 1.27... a midseason watch list will be announced the final week of april... the pack opens up their season on friday against
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reed high school's julia jensen has been named a preseason -- softball --all-american by maxpreps... she led the raiders to the state championship last season, going 34-2 with a 0.80 era... she had 346 strikeouts in just 211 innings pitched... she was also good at the plate, batting .477 wtih seven home runs and 43 runs batted in... former reed pitcher jackie sertic has been named the summit league pitcher of the week... she went 1-and-1 with north dakota state, with 12 strikeouts and a 3.00 era... she pitched a complete game in the bison's win over north carolina... sertic was named all- star three times with the raiders another week, another honor for nevada's krysta palmer... named to usa diving's high performance squad she's one of just 14 women in the country on the team, which featurs the usa's top olympic hopefuls... she's already qualified for the olympic trials this summer...
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of the conference's top dives this season.... she was an all-american, and the mountain west diver of the year last season... nevada's cameron oliver has been named the mountain west player of the week he averaged 14.5 points, 17 rebounds and 2.5 blocks during the pack's two wins last week... that included a 20-20 game against fresno state.... he scored a career-high 20 poiints, and set a conference record with 24 rebounds against the bulldogs... oliver is avergaing over 11 points, 8 rebounds and 2.5 blocked shots... he's the first freshman this season to earn a weekly conference honor. the wolf pack heads to san jose state on wednesday... the spartans have the worst record in the conference thanks, josh.
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jeff is back with another check of your forecast. tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 37. south wind around 5 mph. tuesday: sunny, with a high near 68. southwest wind around 5 mph. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 41. calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the evening. wednesday: a 30 percent chance of rain after 4 pm. mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. windy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the morning. winds could gust as high as 55 mph. wednesday night: rain before 1 am, then rain and snow between 1 am and 4 am, then snow likely after 4 am. low around 36. windy. chance of precipitation is 90%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday: snow showers likely before 10 am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. breezy. chance of precipitation is 60%. little or no snow accumulation expected. thursday night: a slight chance of rain and snow showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. friday: partly sunny, with a high near 53. thanks for watching kolo 8 news now. "jeopardy" is coming up next. remember, you can find
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please welcome today's contestants -- a school librarian from plainfield, indiana... a substitute teacher from fullerton, california... and our returning champion -- a bus driver and trainer from orlando, florida... whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert, and belated happy valentine's day to all of you. hope you enjoyed the last two weeks of play on "jeopardy!" we had some very talented, bright young college students, and it produced a worthy champion in sam deutsch of u.s.c. today we're back to our regular fare,
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so i'll wish you good luck and put you to work right now in the jeopardy! round. here are the categories for you... next... cooper -- is it alice, gary or anderson? you get to deal with... each correct response beginning with that letter, and finally, a category called... a category dedicated to the great jesse owens, in honor of the film that's upcoming about his life. chris, you start us. where ya from? for $200, please. ramona. what is australia? that's the country. where ya from? -- $400. sarah. what is nor-- uh, tar heel? tar heel, yes. you, uh, had to think of the state first.

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