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system will move through the region on friday, departing friday night. snow showers will develop in the sierra, mainly along and west of the sierra crest. valleys will see clouds, friday afternoon/evening. light, road controls are possible over the passes. dry, mild weather will return saturday, and last through at least the middle of next week. -jeff tonight: a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. chance of precipitation is 20%. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 52. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. friday night: a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 5 to
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could gust as high as 25 mph. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 31. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 35. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 36. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 60. tuesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. nevada's governor brian sandoval is the subject of some interesting rumors these days. he may be on the president's short list as a u-s supreme court nominee. according to the washington post, since sandoval is a republican, he may be more palatable to a republican run senate. he has federal court experience and he is considered by most a moderate. yesterday nevada u-s senator harry reid said he was going to talk to the governor when
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nomination. when pressed for specifics he wouldn't elaborate. prof. fred lokken/tmcc political science: so obama would naturally talk to harry reid about this, but they have a strong relationship, so certainly they would talk to harry reid. harry reid also has a strong relationship with governor sandoval, so this is a natural triangle of sorts, in the poitical world."" the washington post says sandoval is one of five potential candidates that quote: "would make republicans squirm." we contacted the governor's office and are waitng for a possible response from mister sandoval, he is on a play to d-c for a governors' meeting. pope francis did not actually enter the united states during his trip to mexico, but he appears to have stepped into our political fray. stephanie ramos has more. returning to rome from his visit to mexico, pope francis was asked about donald trump's plan to build a wall
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he didn't want to tell americans how to vote but said a person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not christian. trump had this response to the pope's comments. donald trump, r-presidential candidate: if isis attacks the vatican, the pope will wish and pray that donald trump was president. trump said that francis' trip to mexico and his mass at the border showed that the pope is a political figure, and accused the mexican him. donald trump, r-presidential candidate: for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful. another gop challenger was asked if the pope's comments about border security applied to him as well. sen. marco rubio, r- presidential candidate: vatican city controls who comes in and so should the u.s. but john kasich had much kinder words about pope francis. gov. john kasich, r- presidential candidate: that pope is a pretty remarkable guy. he's a remarkable person. with two days before the next votes are cast, a new national poll shows the g-o-p race tightening with donald trump in a virtual tie with ted cruz. sen. ted cruz, r-presidential
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place. i expect angry tweets! cruz says the race should be about who will appoint place. i expect angry tweets! cruz says the race should be about who will appoint conservative u.s. supreme court justices. stephanie ramos, abc news. with the democratic and republican caucuses just days away here in nevada... many candidates are planning trips to the silver state to make their last minute pitches to voters. senator bernie sanders will be back in northern nevada tomorrow. the democratic candidate is holding a rally at the nugget casino resort. doors open at one in the afternoon. the event is open to the public, but you are encouraged to r-s-v-p. admission is first come, first served. republican presidential hopeful jeb bush is headed to nevada sunday. the former florida governor will be in las vegas, before heading to reno monday. bush is holding a town hall at huffaker elementary school at six
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and ted cruz has a jam packed schedule in nevada. the republican presidential candidate is planning at least eight campaign events. the texas senator will be in elko monday afternoon. he will then hold a rally at the boys & girls club in reno monday night. cruz also has rallies planned in fernley, minden and carson city on tuesday. you can get the most up-to-date election information anytime with the kolo 8 news now mobile app. you can download if free for apple or android phones. if you are looking for an alternative way to get to work... the regional transportation commission might have a solution for you. r-t-c is is trying to grow their vanpool program as a way of combating pollution and traffic. r-t-c has partnered with v-ride, a national vanpool provider, to operate the program through multiple locations in washoe county to many different destinations. v-ride supplies the vehicles and covers all insurance and maintenance costs. riders split the cost of
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and gas. r-t-c understands that overtime is sometimes needed or an illness can happen. trt: joseph harrington, rtc "where they can actually get a taxicab and rtc will reimburse them. so if they miss their vanpool because they needed to work late we have a plan to make sure they can still get home on time. " r-t-c also offers riders a subsidy starting at four-hundred-dollars to participate in the program. hear from riders who work for tesla... and how the program works for them. a major recall from toyota. the car manufacturer is recalling nearly three million s-u-vs worldwide. toyota says there are possible problems with the seat belts-- which could cause some rear seat belts to fail. the affected vehicles are the toyota rav-4, toyota rav-4 e-v, and toyota vanguard. most were built between 2005 and 20-14.
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these vehicles, toyota dealers will fix the problem at no cost. there are plenty of fun events going on this weekend... including an outdoor winter beer festival featuring local breweries. we'll tell you about all the events in your eight things to do. plus-- "i think we're putting out, not only some great food, but a lot of creativity" you could check out a new restaurant this weekend. this father-son duo is putting their twist on barbeque. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 4:30 with sarah johns and weather with meteorologist jeff thompsonthis s kolo 8 news now at 4:30."
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may be the biggest thing
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but if you're looking for something else to do... we have some ideas. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen has your 8 things to do. local muralist joe c rock brings street art to the gallery... best known for creating several large scale murals around town.. you can check out his exhibition ...the street iz watching... and meet him tonight at the sierra art foundation. ladies... a couple events are tailored just for you... the annual diva's day out is back... check out beauty.. health.. home decor and more at the grand sierra resort saturday. brides to be can check out the best of the carson valley area during the fall in love festival bridal show... that's sunday at the genoa lakes golf club. check out the best of the riverwalk district during the wine walk saturday afternoon. this month's walk is raising money for the truckee meadows park foundation... a kolo care piller partner. or if beer is more your style... under the rose brewing company is inviting you to freeze your pints off. the outdoor winter beer festival is this saturday at the brewery. gentleman... take some time for yourselves at
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smoke. the cigar and scotch event is going on saturday at the grand sierra sports bar eagles and agriculture is your chance to watch birds of prey like bald and golden eagles... falcons.. owls and more.. that runs today through sunday throughout the carson valley area. and finally... comedian jim jefferies will be at the silver legacy saturday night this saturday you can freeze your pints off. the festival is freeze your pints off. the festival is returning to elko avenue and fourth streets for the second year in a row. last year the event drew more than 500 people. it is organized by under the rose brewery in reno and is designed to feature local breweries in our area. scott emond, owner, under the rose brewery, "12 out of the 14 breweries are in reno sparks we also have tahoe mountain brewery coming down from truckee and then we also have the brewing lair com down.
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45 to 65 dollars and for more information on the festival you can visit kolo tv dot com and click on the hot topics icon. if you prefer a glass of vino instead of a lager... drink up! today is national drink wine day. it could even be good for you. wine consumption has some health benefits. moderate drinkers have a lower risk of liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke and some cancers. wine can also reduce "bad" cholesterol -- or l-d-l -- and increase "good" h-d-l cholesterol. so the next time you reach for a glass, don't feel too guilty about it. a local father-son duo are putting their own creative spin on barbecue at their new restaurant. ed ferencik fur-en-sick and his dad ed senior... recently opened char-b-que" at the corner of south virginia and longley. they offer non- conventional items like... brisket burritos
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keen-wah salads... as well as old favorites like tri-tip and pulled pork sandwiches. the father-son team each bring their own set of skills to the restaurant. ed senior has more than 30 years of experience in the meat industry... while his son has worked as a professional chef in las vegas. "we definitely bump heads every once in a while, but that's what love is and if we didn't i think it would be worse. the best partner you can have is family, i think. you trust them and all that." butcher's kitchen char-b-que is located in the winner's crossing shopping center... and is open monday through saturday from 11 to 9. many working moms have to balance the demands of their jobs and spending time with their kids and families. now the woman behind some of televisions biggest shows is speaking out about how her children helped her discover a solution. and, we have a brand new show launching this weekend. we're giving you a sneak
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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
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news-talk 780, koh. system will move through the region on friday, departing friday night. snow showers will develop in the sierra, mainly along and west of the sierra crest. valleys will see clouds, with a chance of rain showers friday afternoon/evening. while accumulations will be light, road controls are possible over the passes. dry, mild weather will return saturday, and last through at least the middle of next week. -jeff tonight: a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. south wind 5 to 10
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precipitation is 20%. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 52. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. friday night: a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 31. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 35. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 36. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 60. tuesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
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after a brief break, a weak system will move through the region on friday, departing friday night. snow showers will develop in the sierra, mainly along and west of the sierra crest. valleys will see clouds, with a chance of rain showers friday afternoon/evening. while accumulations will be light, road controls are possible over the passes. dry, mild weather will return saturday, and last through at least the middle of next week. -jeff tonight: a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. chance of precipitation is 20%. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 52. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. friday night: a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 31. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 35. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 36. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 60. tuesday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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powerful message for working parents. the t-v mastermind behind "scandal" and more, reveals she's just like us: and gets burned out. in a new "ted talk" she's opening up about how she got back her "hum" at work; -with the help of her kids. rebecca jarvis has more. she's the mastermind behind some of tv's biggest shows - grey's anatomy, scandal, how to get away with murder... now - shonda rimes, the woman who has made a career of making up drama, is revealing a real-life struggle in a new ted talk. see i have what most people would call a dream job. i create television, i ep television, i make television, a great deal of television. i work a lot, very hard and i love it. rhimes calls that passion for her job, the hum. the hum is music, the hum is light and air. and when you have a hum like that you can't help but strive for greatness. but that hum -- that spark -- just plain stopped. something so many women face in their lives. the hum of engine died, i stopped loving work, i couldn't restart the engine. if you make, if you work, if you love what you do, if you know what the hum feels like, when the hum stops, who are you? how did she recharge her batteries? her toddler helped her find the answer.
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inexplicably refers to everyone as honey as though she's a southern waitress. honey, i'm going to need some milk for my sippy cup. and then my southern waitress toddler asks me a question. she says mama, wanna play? and i'm just about to say no when i realize, my southern waitress didn't call me honey. when did that happen? here she is changing right before my eyes. and so she says mama, wanna play? and i say yes. she says that learning to say yes at that moment likely saved her life and career, and by spending more time "playing" than working -- she found her hum again. my two and four year old only want to play with me for 15 minutes or so before they think to their selves they want to do something else. i can totally pull off 15 minutes of uninterrupted time on my worst day. it doesn't have to be your kids, find what makes you feel good. i said yes to less work and more play.
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kolo 8 news now. it's called reno 4-1-1. reno 4-1-1 is your place to find out about fun events going on in the biggest little city and nevada. we'll also have interesting stories and interviews. you can catch reno 4-1-1 five-30.### taken to twitter to ask for help with his financial problems. one police department is coming to the rescue
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next hour.
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several new and updated stories coming up on kolo 8 news now at 5. the last time an american president set foot in cuba was in 19-28. president obama is now planning to visit next month... in what some are calling a major milestone for cuban- american relations. and a legal fight between the f-b-i and apple could possibly have implications for consumers and digital privacy. plus-- cheat grass is transforming our natural landscape crowding out native grasses and brush, and threatening to potentially endanger sage grouse. with each wildfire it only gets worse. but scientists at a local nonprofit may have a natural solution. i'm ed pearce that story's coming up on kolo 8 news now at five. philadelphia police department is trying to help kanye west out of debt. it appears they're offering him a job. the police department posted this tweet today. "we are hiring, kanye west! starting salary of 47- thousand-nine- hundred-29 dollars.
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kanye tweeted last week that he has 53- million dollars in personal debt and that mark zuckerberg should invest one- billion dollars in him as the "greatest artist of all time." the job offer isn't just for west. philadelphia police posted on their facebook page that anyone can apply. west has not responded. jeff is back with your ..... forecast. tonight: a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. chance of precipitation is 20%. friday: a 20 percent chance of rain after 10 am. partly sunny, with a high near 52. southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. friday night: a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 pm. mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening. winds could gust as high as 25 mph. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 52. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 31. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57.
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monday: sunny, with a high near 60.
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now at 5:00." tonight on kolo 8 news now... the silver state could play a key role in the fight over the vacancy on the supreme court. nevada's republican governor could be the nominee. "so the mexican government fed the pope a tremendous amount of stuff about trump is not a good person." donald trump is setting his sights on pope francis after the pontiff criticized the republican's immigraton policy. and an historic announcement from the white house, president obama is headed to cuba. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah johns. i'm noah bond. a war of words is brewing between donald trump and pope francis. on his return from
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told reporters: a person is "not christian" if they -really want to build a wall on the u.s.-mexico border. speaking at a rally on key-uh-wah kiawah island in south carolina today, donald trump called it quote "disgraceful" for a religious leader to question someone's faith. trump accused the mexican government of using pope francis "as a pawn." "he actually said that maybe i'm not a good christian or something. it's unbelievable. which is rally not a nice thing to say." more than 300 pastors and other religious leaders in south carolina have endorsed ted cruz for president. cruz announced the endorsements the day after rival marco rubio got the endorsement of the state's popular governor.### senator bernie sanders will be in northern nevada tomorrow, ahead of saturdays caucus. sanders will be at elko high school. doors open at 8 o'clock. the vermont senator will be at the nugget in sparks tomorrow afternoon. doors open for that event, a 1 in the afternoon. ### and three republican candidates have

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