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the forecast. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds through tonight. a moderate winter storm will bring gusty winds to the region wednesday followed by snow and rain wednesday evening through thursday. another weak system is possible friday night, before the ridge rebuilds over the west with warming
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four people are out of their home after a duplex fire in stead. it happened around 8:30 last night at a home on stead boulevard near norton drive. one man was hospitalized for smoke inhalation. officials say two dogs and a cat died in the fire. no word yet on what caused it. we're just days away from the nevada caucuses and presidential hopefuls are battling for support in the silver state. democratic candidate hillary clinton making a stop in reno yesterday where she stressed the importance of women's rights. " hillary clinton/democratic presidential candidate: we still don't have equal pay. we still don't have paid family leave, we still don't have a lot of the opportunities for young women to advance the way they should. i think my being in the white house the first woman president, will really make sure we keep going forward not doing a u turn backward." one of the more memorable moments came when she discussed the battle with republicans to regulate wall street, saying one of her
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used a trained dog that barked when a politician didn't tell the truth. "we need to get that dog and follow them around and everytime they say these things like, 'oh the great recession was caused by too much regulation.' arf arf arf arf you know. i think we could cut right through a lot of their claims." one of the last polls taken in the silver state showed clinton with a large margin over senator bernie sanders.## for the republicans... former president george w. bush made his first campaign appearance in south carolina in support of jeb's run for the white house-- and took on recent attacks on his brother. "george w. bush, former president "there seems to be a lot of name calling going on but i want to remind you what our good dad told me one time. labels are for soup cans!" " bush didn't mention donald trump by name, but there were some clear digs against the republican candidate who has a commanding lead in the south
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as for the silver state, the democrats will caucus this saturday. followed by the republicans on tuesday. ### nevada rancher, cliven bundy, is due in an oregon courtroom today to face charges stemming from an armed standoff in 20-14 over grazing rights. the occupation gained national attention-- as the exchange with federal agents quickly escalated. bundy was arrested last week in portland just hours before a nearly 6-week standoff at a wildlife refuge ended. the leader of that occupation-- cliven's son, ammon-- was also arrested. it's not clear why it took as long as it did to bring charges against cliven. you can expect to see high wind warnings along i-580 in washoe valley today. n-dot is testing out their new wind warning system from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. high-profile vehicles will still be allowed to travel on i-580 and alternate u.s. 395 between reno and carson city. 34 new signs have been added as part of the warning system which is meant to prohibit
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or taller from driving that stretch of road in high winds. home prices are up in reno. in fact they've risen 16- point-one percent in the last year according to zillow dot com. so what does that mean for people looking to buy? 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 properties are available for that price? trt: 12 richard keillor, realtor, coldwell banker select, "you are probably looking at homes out north of reno in the north valleys, some smaller homes within in reno, potentially fixer upper type homes , which that's great and it is a great value for people if they are handy." one of the reasons there aren't a lot of homes in the 225 thousand dollar price range, is becasue of construction costs. analysts from "ibis- world" say wood building materials are expected to rise 4-
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nevada's been 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. ### parkinson's can be a devestating diagnosis... but we'll show you how one group is putting on the gloves to fight back against the disease. and many on the east coast thought they weren't going to have a wintery-like winter. turns out they were wrong. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly
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high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds through tonight. a moderate winter storm will bring gusty winds to the region wednesday followed by snow and rain wednesday evening through thursday. another weak system is possible friday night, before the ridge rebuilds over the west with warming temperatures into early
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&&.short term... models are still on track to bring a moderately strong winter storm into the region this wednesday and thursday. winter storm watches remain in effect for the tahoe basin as well as alpine and mono counties. the timing for this system has slowed just a little with the main wave speeding through overnight wednesday into early thursday morning. adjustments to the previous forecast were mostly minor changes concerning qpf; bumped up a few hundredths along the sierra crest and up to 0.05 hundredths over churchill/pershing counties. the most notable change was a slight increase in wind speeds that
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through areas north of reno into high wind warning criteria. models continue to show an increasing trend in regards to wind speeds with a critical layer in place over the ridges. winds have also shifted by about 10 degrees more out of the southwest adding a small but non- negligible downslope wind component to the total wind speed. gusts up to 60 mph are expected with wind prone areas receiving across parts of the u.s. this morning. from tornadoes in the south... to a dangerous mix of snow, ice and heavy rain up and down the east coast. abc's megan hughes shows us the aftermath and which states are getting hit the hardest. sot jay filawisz: "i'm just cleaning up the area, so that nobody slips and falls.." up and down the east coast--slippery sidewalks made for
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on the roads-that coating of ice left drivers scrambling to get traction? in pennsylvania-- derek fair was driving down route 29 in valley forge when he went off the road...just missing this tree. sot derek fair: " like im not trying to hit the guy in front of me...so i started to skid and came off the road." north carolina's wintry mix caused more than 1500 car accidents in less than 24 hours the 1200 mile long winter storm is also creating trouble at airports-red dominated the departures board at charlotte douglas international. close to 1,600 flights were cancelled monday. sot patti morris: i am done..i am done...i am done...hahaaa...i am ready for summer." the snow, ice, and rain are marching north up the east coast--17 states seeing winter weather alerts?with a big warmup in many places by later tonight. nats--storm the wild weather stretching into the south with reports of several tornado touchdowns? in mississippi, this house - destroyed... this high schoolcampus - damaged... in louisiana, winds ripping apart this
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and sent debris flying sot miranda supple / witness: "i seen it like coming at me. woo it's scary." reporter tag: this latest severe weather comes after aweekend that shattered coldecords in new york and boston-today in some areas, temperatures in some places are expected to rise into the 50's. megan hughes, abc news, washington?. in san diego....everyone is soaking up the sunshine as they enjoy a record-setting heatwave. temperatures along the coast have been in the 80's. and in santa ana... 94 degrees! the summer-like heat spell is expected to stick around for most of the week. better news for the
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and u-s factories are headed to cuba... here's america's mone topping "america's money," u.s. companies expanding into cuba. >> the u.s. is given a green light for the first u.s. factory in cuba in more than half a century. an alabama company will assemble small tractors there. today we may learn when regular flights will resume. between the two countries. the u.s. markets opening after president's day this morning and there's reason for optimism. overseas markets were up for a third day. >> and not a moment too soon. u.s. stocks have lost about $1.8 trillion in value so far this year. here's a great idea just a little late for valentine's day. >> how about a 404-carat diamond? they say it's about the size of a lighter. it was found in a mine in the african nation of angola. experts say the diamond is worth as m i know how it is. you're all set to book a flight
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an important recall this morning involving a high chair. 56-hundred of these "nuna baby essentials" high chairs are being recalled because the arm-bar can detach causing your child to fall. they were sold at several retailers, including nordstrom between 2013 and 2015. if you have one of these high chairs stop using it and contact nuna for a free replacement arm- bar. we've posted more information about the recall at kolo 8 news now. just click on hot topics. being diagnosed with parkinson's means a long battle of finding ways to stall the disease..... kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is here to show us a creative way one local group is helping to improve the quality of life for
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good morning dave and amanda... research shows the sooner you get into a therapy program after a parkinson's diagnosis.. the better chance you have to slow the progression of the disease.... but as you can see behind me... a different kind of therapy is starting to take off.... as patients step into the ring to battle the disease. ... nats... come on randy... speed... agility... strength... all step into center ring during this boxing class... nats....but take a closer look and you'll notice something different about these boxers.... everyone here... is taking their best shot at fighting parkinson's. i think it gives people a lot of hope, so it not just a support group where we complain about problems it's really fighting back and that's the whole motto of the program. the program is rock steady boxing... founded ten years ago in indianapolis.. it helps people living with
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their motor skills. if you think about all the things that affect parkinson's and all the things boxing does, they kind of counteract each other completely. so with boxing you're working on power, on strength, on agility you're working on coordination, on speed. with parkinson's what's reduced? your speed, your timing, your poisture, your power, your strength. nats... come one... nina vogel is a physical therapist... who brought rock steady boxing to carson city... fighting out of the tasmanian boxing club.... she says in just a few short months she's seen the program make a difference their posture i think is what you see right away. posture improves, confidence improves. you know you see teh light in their eyes. so that masked face you get with parkinson's is improved. all of those things you see pretty quick. nats.... we have all different levels and all different ages but everyone has the same goal in mind and i think that's what makes it cool. coming up in the 6 oclock hour.. we'll hear from some of the
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this program not only fights the physical symptoms of parkinson's but also the mental. we'll also tell you how you can help expand the program to help other parkinson's patients. there was a funk at last nights grammy's... but it's ok because it was an uptown funk! we'll have a look at bruno mars and some of the other big winners at the grammy awards. and according to career builder dot com... these are some of the top things employers say is distracting their employees at work. co-workers putting calls on speaker phone.
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high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds through tonight. a moderate winter storm will bring gusty winds to the region wednesday followed by snow and rain wednesday evening through thursday. another weak system is possible friday night, before the ridge rebuilds over the west with warming temperatures into early next week. models are still on track to bring a moderately strong
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storm into the region this wednesday and thursday. winter storm watches remain in effect for the tahoe basin as well as alpine and mono counties. the timing for this system has slowed just a little with the main wave speeding through overnight wednesday into early thursday morning. adjustments to the previous forecast were mostly minor changes concerning qpf; bumped up a few hundredths along the sierra crest and up to 0.05 hundredths over churchill/pershing counties. the most notable change was a slight increase in wind speeds that pushed the sierra front from douglas county through areas north of reno into high wind warning criteria. models continue to
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an increasing trend in regards to wind speeds with a critical layer in place over the ridges. winds have also shifted by about 10 degrees more out of the southwest adding a small but non- it was a night of memorable performances and powerful tributes at the 58th annual grammy awards. abc's jason nathanson has a look at some of the big winners of the night. the top prize, album of the year, went to taylor swift's 1989 - she's the first woman to win that prize twice, and in an empowering acceptance speech she said to all young women out there don't let others try to take credit for your accomplishments rapper kendrick lamar won the most awards on the night, 5, but couldn't break out of the rap category with his album to pimp a butterfly. though his performance was probably most impactful
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trainor took best new artist record of the year went to mark ronson and bruno mars' uptown funk. song of the year, a songwriting award, went to ed sheeran's thinking out loud - he won his first two grammys monday night but there were some head scratching moments - audio issues during adele's performance - an errant guitar bleeding through - and the singer hit some rare sour notes and where was rihanna? she was listed on our rundown backstage, but had to pull out at the last minute, because of bronchitis. and did we mention the tributes - there were more than ever this year, so many big names dying recently - lady gaga's musical ode to david bowie perhaps the most memorable the eagles and jackson brown got together to remember glenn frey and stevie wonder and pentatonix honored earth wind and fire's maurice white other awards on the country side - best album traveled over to chris stapleton and traveler - he said taylor swift gave him a present
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best rock album went to muse for drones. the weekend won a couple, louis c.k. took home best comedy album - even former president jimmy carter got in on the action, winning best spoken word album. backstage at the grammys, jason nathanson, abc news, los angeles. gamers listen up! an arena just for you to compete... may be coming to las vegas. if you are a parent, you know it can be a juggling game to get the kids to practice and school. how a new app could help. you're watching kolo 8 news now. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno." good morning.
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16th. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds through tonight. a moderate winter storm will bring gusty winds to the region wednesday followed by snow and rain wednesday evening through thursday. another weak system is possible friday night, before the ridge rebuilds over the west with warming temperatures into early next week. models are still on

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