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high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before increasing well above average into the start of the weekend. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. dry conditions with unseasonably mild it's gop caucus day here in the silver state. republican presidential frontrunner donald trump has 2 big wins under his belt and he's hoping for a third just one week before super tuesday. abc's kenneth moton reports. script: it's caucus time in nevada.
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11:40:33 we're going to make america great again! and we're going to keep winning,winning, winning! overnight gop frontrunner donald trump rallied his biggest crowd yet in las vegas. the billionaire is banking on a hot streak that will carry him through super tuesday and to the gop nomination as he continued attacking his rivals. sot donald trump this guy cuz lies more than any other human being the fight getting nasty. ted cruz fired his communications director for we will conduct this campaign with the very highest standards of integrity but rubio is focused on trump who is leading in nevada by 26 points. his apparent unstoppable rise has the republican establishment rallying around rubio. sot marco rubio 22:50:21 donald has a base of support but the majority of our nominee the democratic contenders country. in front of more than 8
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university of massachusetts amherst, bernie sanders again hit hillary clinton on her wall street connection. sot bernie sanders we do not represent corporate america...we don't want their money speaking of money, clinton spent the day fundraising in la. she was in the middle of scandal...the set...sitting next to leading man tony goldwyn who plays the fictional president on the hit abc show. clinton has a comfortable lead against sanders in south carolina. as the two work to court the black vote in the state, actor morgan freeman's voice is being used in a clinton tv ad. sanders answered with an endorsement from spike lee who will be featured in radio spots airing today. kenneth moton, abc news washington as the countdown to the caucus begins.. the republican candidates are working hard to get your vote. kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is live with a recap of what you missed if you couldn't attend their rallies. it was a busy day for politics here in northern nevada..three of the five republian candidates for president spent time trying to persuade people to caucus for them tonight.
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senator ted cruz took the stage at the boys and girls club of the truckee meadows and in his speech.. he took advatage of timely support. every justice i put on the court constitution and ferociously defend the bill for your children marco rubio traveled across northern nevada.. he spoke primarily about uniting the party.. and setting right track. "the federal government has no business in education. we don't need common core and we don't need a department of education in washington dc. when i'm president, we're returning more power not just to states, not just to counties but to families. " in virginia city... dr. ben carson... spent his time speaking about personal responisibilty..referenci ng how storey county is looking to itself to build a stronger economy... and attract new business.. carson said he wants to makes it easier for other
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the same. "i have no problems with regulations. we need regulations. but not arbirary regulations and not regulations based in ideology. we want to make that easier by decreasing the amount regulations. i think this country will explode. i think it will be unbelieveable what will happen we shouldn't even be close to anybody else. we ought to be zooming. " so if you'd like to participate... the republican caucuses begin tonight between 5 and 7... depending on your county..so make sure to check your start time... and location... it's likely different from where you normally vote... you can check that information by heading to kolo tv dot com. tonight's results could make this even more of a
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kasich... but yesterday... even if he doesn't do as well as he hopes here in nevada... he will continue to stay there are people who support him. two g-o-p candidates will be rallying in the silver state today. donald trump will be at the nugget casino resort at noon. and ted cruz will be making stops in minden, fernley and carson city. for more information go to kolo tv dot com. the search is on for a man in connection with a high speed chase through reno. it all started in a carson city liquor store where a 26- hundred dollar bottle of liquor was stolen. that's when an off duty police officer saw a car speeding up to 100 miles per hour on i-580.
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near meadowood mall the two suspects ended up at the grand sierra resort where they ditched the car and took off running. arrested, but police are still looking for the other man. he's been described as a hispanic or white male adult a red shirt and late observed by security to have lost the red shirt and now wearing a green shirt if you have any incident call secret witness at 322-4900. the nevada highway patrol says 55 year old melanie marnne-lawson was the woman killed in the carson city crash between college parkway and arrowhead drive last friday. they say she was driving in the fast lane when she drove into the left shoulder. she overcorrected and drove across all the southbound lanes and hit a concrete wall. she was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries. this crash is still under investigation. story turning now to a developing story out of las vegas. metro police are investigating a
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'd-hotel' after a woman's body was found by hotel staff inside the hotel's laundry chute early sunday morning. police say it's not clear if the woman found was an employee at the hotel, or a guest. the hotel issued a statement saying quote -- "we are saddned by the unfortunate incident that took place at the d las vegas. we are cooperating with authorities and can not comment on the ongoing investigation." washoe county school officials are investigating some vandalism at sarah winnemucca elementary school over the weekend. police say someone broke into the school, but it's not clear if anything was taken. if you have any information, call the school or secret witness 322-4900. the surf is up in hawaii... but not in a good way. why officials there closed a major road down. and the battle between apple and the f-b-i is still brewing. will they hack the phone of a san bernadino shooter? coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast.
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news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly
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check out the heavy surf in hawaii. a 12-mile stretch of highway in honolulu had to be shut down because giant waves were washing over the road. beach officials there say this is the biggest swell they've seen in a decade. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before average into the start of the weekend. the
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precipitation will be saturday. dry conditions with unseasonably mild temperatures will prevail this week as a ridge of high pressure remains in control of the large scale pattern. breezy conditions may develop this evening along the ridge tops as an upper level jet shifts east while the ridge begins to build overhead. the ridge will amplify through thursday which will result in high temperatures warming 10-15 degrees above seasonal averages into the start of the weekend. high temperatures tuesday will remain in the low to mid 50s across much of the region. temperatures will then steadily climb in the mid and upper 60s across western nevada by thursday with lower
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pressure ridge will also promote strengthening valley inversions this week. limited mixing in the lower atmosphere may result in some reduced air quality in valley locations particularly tuesday with some deeper mixing expected past midweek. otherwise, mostly clear tech giant apple and the f-b-i are still at odds. the f-b-i is still pressing apple to unlock the work phone of one of the san bernardino killers. apple argues it would set a dangerous precendent. abc's pierre thomas has more. tonight, the families of those fatally shot and wounded in san bernardino are preparing to enter the legal fight to force apple to help the fbi open a killer's iphone. this is a very emotional case for the victims in this case. the pain is still very palpable. it is critical that they get this information that they get these answers. the families weighing in---as rallies in support of apple are planned across the nation
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of words escalates between apple's ceo and the fbi director. ".we can't look the survivors in the eye, or ourselves in the mirror, if we don't follow this lead." fbi director james comey wrote in an open letter released overnight. he added: "we don't want to break anyone's encryption or set a master key loose on the land." but today apple ceo tim cook in an email to employees, rejected the fbi's reasoning. he called on the fbi to "withdraw its demands" seek legislation in congress and set up special commission to sort through these difficult issues. cook writing "at stake is the data security of hundreds of millions of law-abiding people, and setting a dangerous precedent that threatens everyone's civil liberties." sot - ted olson apple attorney: "there's no limit to what the government could require apple to do if it succeeds this way. this is a pandora's box" but tonight the fbi says it remains urgent to get
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pierre thomas close the reason why is the fbi thinks there may be seven weeks of data leading up to the attacks on that phone. potentially photos, emails and text communication with the other killer, his wife. a giant boulder will be broken up into pieces today... a look at how this mega-rolling rock could have destroyed homes near lake tahoe. the entire town of kalamazoo on edge after saturday's shooting rampage. what new information is being revealed about that fateful day.
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guard of the reno police department today. the milan institue on kietzke lane is giving all the proceeds from services to the honor guard that includes hair, skin, nail and massage
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on until 8 p-m. the nevada department of transportation says reduced to one lane in each direction today because a 8 foot tall boulder weighing an estimated 60-thousand pounds is blocking the road. the boulder fell from the mountainside saturday night near the cave rock tunnel. ndot officials say they're planning some major construction projects to prevent from happening in the future. trt:16 steve williams, ndot "we are really not sure. we to rest now. it needs to stabilize itself. luckily our temperatures are warming up now to allow everything to settle down a bit. then our engineers , of course, will be taking a look at it constantly to reassess it." a five million dollar construction project on the cave rock tunnel will begin in may. crews will work to replace the steel mesh with a larger concrete barrier to hopefully catch more falling rocks. the concrete will be painted to blend in with the surrounding rock. traffic will be down to one lane through cave rock from may till october of this year.
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high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before increasing well above average into the start of the weekend. the next chance for light is it a cold or the flu? we've all been there. getting sick and wondering if our symptoms warrant a trip to the doctor. so how can you tell? there are certain symptoms that can help you distinguish between the two. according to news- max-health dot com... if it's a cold, you'll likely experience nasal congestion, a dry
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fever. also, a common cold usually comes and goes within a 6 day time span-- and many of us are still able to make it into work. if it's the dreaded flu... you'll likely experience sudden body aches from head to toe... along with naseau, vomitting, weakness, and loss of apetite. not to mention a fever over 100 degrees farenheit. these symptoms are often so intense, it's extremely hard to make into work, let alone do
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here on good morning reno... i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. it's time ... let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the
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bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before increasing well above of the weekend. the precipitation will be saturday. dry conditions with unseasonably mild keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far?
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smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. some new developments in saturday's gun rampage in kalamazoo michigan. the accused shooter and uber driver-- jason dalton-- confessed to the shooting spree. he's facing 16 charges including 6 counts of murder. reid binion has more on the search for answers. "motive remains unclear at this point in time, that's always a difficult thing to try and figure out when you're dealing with these kinds of random acts of violence." prosecutor jeffrey getting, on the continuing investigation into saturday's shooting rampage in michigan. "one of the pieces of evidence that was seized from the suspect was his phone, and that phone is being gone through." other key evidence - the handgun police say they
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the pistol - consistent with shell casings from all three crime scenes ...perhaps even more disturbing, the 'heavy duty' jacket - capable of concealing a pistol - ... ...which law enforcement says dalton bought less than three hours before the first attack. also, a veritable arsenal - a total of eleven rifles - investigators found at dalton's home... this, as one injured victim is still recovering, expected to survive... ...while another clings to life in the hospital. "she is alive and she's fighting for her life." 14-year old abigail cough is in critical condition... ...the only survivor in the third and final attack. her mother, breaking down monday..... ...as she and abigail's father spoke about their little girl... ..even showing sympathy for the suspect's loved ones. "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want his family to know we don't hold anything against the family." i'm reid binion, reporting as investigators try to make sense of the horrific shootings ... it raises the question, just how safe are you when using a ride- sharing company like uber? kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan joins us in studio with more. it can be scary getting
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stranger. you don't what kind of emotional state the driver might be in when they pick you up ... and this person is responsible for getting you to your destination safely. ... uber's chief security officer recently stated that the suspected shooter in kalamazoo ... jason brian dalton ... passed a background check. police also said dalton did not have a criminal record. which makes you wonder ... how deep do companies like uber dig when doing background checks on their drivers? well according to uber's website ... it involves a search through criminal records at the county, state, and federal levels. the company uses a background screening agency called checkr ... which will search for a driver's name and addresses in a series of databases. some of the ways a person can be disqualified from driving for uber is if that person has been convicted in the last seven years for any number of crimes ... that includes d-u-i ... reckless driving ... hit and run ... violent crimes ... sexual offenses and theft. the scary part is ... the driver that allegedly shot 8 people in michigan had no criminal history ... yet passengers who rode with him the night of the shootings say his behavior was far from normal.
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medians, driving through the lawn, speeding along and when we came to a stop, i jumped out the car and ran away." mellen goes on to say that there needs to be a faster response when uber drivers show erratic behavior. uber says it received complaints about dalton from several passengers ... and in the case of erratic driving, uber will typically contact the driver first to make sure it hears both sides. but the company won't say whether someone talked to dalton following the complaints. this is a topic that will be on a lot of people's minds here in nevada ... given the fact that uber recently started operating in the silver state. a truce between some -- but not all -- of the groups fighting inside syria could go into effect this weekend. that's according to a western diplomat with knowledge of the talks. the white house says president obama called russian president
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the truce. josh earnest white house press secretary there are going to be some obstacles that we're going to have to work through. there will likely be setbacks. but this is a moment of opportunity and we are hopeful that all of the parties will capitalize on it. the proposed truce does not include terror groups currently operating in syria, such as isis. president obama has a plan to shut down guantanamo bay. white house officials will submit the outline to congress today. the president has long-vowed to close the prison facility. he says it's used as a recruiting tool by terrorists and is too costly to maintain. congress had opposed previous plans to shut it down. the current proposal involves transferring most of the detainees to other countries. the trial for the colorado woman accused of trying to steal the fetus from a woman she lured to her home will go to a jury. it happened back in march of last year. prosecutors say dynel lane was desparate for a baby. shed been faking a
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year... even holding a baby shower. michelle wilkins was seven months pregnant when prosecutors say lane lured wilkins to her home... brutally attacked her and killed the unborn baby as she cut the baby from the womb. but defense attorneys say it was a spontaneous act and say if lane is guilty-- it is of a lesser crime. a teenager injured in a helicopter crash-- caught on camera--has died. the 16-year-old boy was one of 5 people on board the chopper when it went down last thursday in hawaii. he was pulled from the water, still strapped into his seat. two other family members remain in the hospital. a third has already been released. the crash happened near the u-s-s arizona memorial in hawaii. shot a georgia business owner is now requiring that his employees get a concealed carry handgun permit and be armed. the company provides risk management services to aircraft insurers. lance toland says
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crime concern him. so he decided to require all of his employees carry a weapon. once his employees get their licenses, he gives them a gun that has a rifled barrel. toland thinks several high-profile business owners with private planes may soon follow his lead and require their employees to carry guns, as well. a construction site in melbourne is the scene of a big safety investigation. how this crane caught fire and came crashing down at this luxury apartment building. and, people living in fiji finally had aid delivered to their areas. how many homes have been flattened because of a powerful cyclone. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" tonight a young republican voter will
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terri russell will join him while he makes his decision on who to back... tonight on kolo 8 news now at five.
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will be at sparks high school this sunday at noon. smith died sunday from brain cancer. her family asks in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the doctor marnie rose foundation, which supports brain tumor research. she began treatment for a malignant brain tumor one year ago. the democrat was was first elected to the state assembly in 2000 and won a seat in the senate in 2012. politicians from across the state have expressed sorrow over her passing. she was 60 years old. police say the owner of lake tahoe brewing company, michael candelario is now facing felony charges after he allegedly sold 45- thousand dollars worth of canning equipment to a company
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actually arranged to have the equipment delivered. candelario was arrested at lake tahoe brewing company yesterday. lake tahoe brewing has been closed since last month due to a boiler problem. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before increasing well above average into the start of the weekend. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. dry conditions with unseasonably mild temperatures will prevail this week as a ridge of high pressure remains in control of the large scale pattern. breezy conditions may develop
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ridge tops as an upper level jet shifts east while the ridge begins to build overhead. the ridge will amplify through thursday which will result in high temperatures warming 10-15 degrees above seasonal averages into the start of the weekend. high temperatures tuesday will remain in across much of the region. temperatures will then steadily climb in the mid and upper 60s across western nevada by thursday with lower 60s for sierra valleys. the amplifying high pressure ridge will also promote strengthening valley inversions this week. limited mixing in the lower atmosphere may result in some reduced air quality in valley locations particularly tuesday
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expected past midweek. otherwise, mostly clear skies expected through tuesday with increasing sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday before increasing well above average into the start of the weekend. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. dry conditions with unseasonably mild temperatures will prevail this week as a ridge of high pressure remains in control of the large scale pattern. breezy conditions may develop this evening along the ridge tops as an upper level jet shifts east while the ridge begins to build overhead. the
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will result in high temperatures warming 10-15 degrees above seasonal averages into the start of the weekend. high anim terrifying moments in australia... when this massive crane collapsed at a construction site in melbourne. the whole thing-- caught on camera. it happened after a fire broke out ten stories up. as the flames spread, the crane's giant arm came crashing to the ground. fortunately no one was hurt. officials believe the incident was the result of an electrical fire that started in the crane's motor. some relief for people living in fiji after a powerful cyclone killed more than 2 dozen people. at least one thousand homes are believed to have been flattened. winds from cyclone winston, which tore through the pacific island chain saturday and early on sunday, reached 177 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm in fiji's recorded history. getting emergency supplies to the group's
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remote communities has been the fiji government's top priority. a california mom's unconventional workout routine is getting a lot of attention. how she's incorporating wine into her daily fitness. and h-p-v rates among women are down. why health officials believe the number of infections is dropping. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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infection seem to have dropped, since the c-d-c recommended a vaccine. researchers at the c- d-c just published a new study on human papillomavirus -- also known as h-p-v. the study looks at four types of the virus -- two of which are responsible for 66- percent of cervical cancers in the united states. in just six years, researchers saw the rate of infection among teenage girls drop from 11-point-5 percent to four-point-three percent. for women between the ages of 20 and 24, the rate of infection fell from 18-point-five percent to 12-point-1 percent. a northern california woman is creating smiles for people who are normally
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... with her so-called wine workout. as evan schreiber sh-rye-ber reports ... people everywhere are raising a glass to her fun fitness idea. as a mother to a toddler, 24-year-old april storey knows her time is limited. and like many mothers know... healthy living can be a struggle. home with her daughter brielle and her husband levi on monday... the busy life was on display. but what resulted... has now been seen by roughly 25-million people worldwide. the 15-second video posted in january now dubbed "the wine workout." "i was getting ready to do a workout, and i saw the wine there and i'm like, 'you know, that would be kind of funny to incorporate wine into this workout video.'" storey tells me this is her life. simple... every-day home exercises. not necessarily always the wine that was just one of the dozens of non-alcohol included workout videos she's posted. "so that's what facebook is for, right? just sharing all the things that we're doing every day." that sharing spread worldwide.
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star trek actor "george takei" saying "quit wine- ing and work out" to his nine million followers. posting the video with a slightly different music variation. "most of the comments have been positive. there have been a few negative reactions about her hurting herself - falling on the wine. but most of the people have been doing like what i'm doing, and sending back their own videos and pictures." quick "they were making their own videos. they were doing different things with it." no matter the number of re-creations... or comments -- both positive and negative -- storey is hoping they all get the message. with my videos is that fitness something you can do every day, you can do it anywhere, and you can use anything." in this case... just don't
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some people are doing a double-take when spotting a man who likes like a certain celebrity. how this slightly larger dicaprio doppleganger is rising to fame all thanks to his resemblance to the star. good morning, coming up on gma -we're learning more about the suspect in that deadly rampage in kalamazoo - the uber driver reportedly picked up passengers throughout the shooting - police still searching for a motive - this morning, the suspect's best man speaks out about the man behind the tragedy. only on gma.
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keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's it looking so far?
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smoothly. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. here's a look at today's top stories.... all eyes on nevada as the gop caucuses get underway later today. if you'd like to participate... they begin tonight between 5 and 7... depending on your county..so make sure to check your start time... and location. it's likely different from where you normally vote. you can check that information by heading to kolo tv dot com. two g-o-p candidates will be rallying in the silver state today. donald trump will be at the nugget casino resort at noon. and ted cruz will be making stops in minden, fernley and carson city. for more information go to kolo tv dot com. the search is on for a man in connection with a high speed chase through reno. it all started after a 26-hundred dollar bottle of alcohol was stolen from a carson city liquor store around 5 o'clock last night. the suspects eventually hit another car near meadowood mall before
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sierra resort. the driver was arrested but the other man got away. washoe county school officials are investigating vandalism at sarah winnemucca elementary school over the weekend. police say someone broke into the school, but it's not clear if anything was taken. if you have any information, call the school or secret witness at 322-4900. here's lindsey with your final check of the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada bringing dry conditions through the work week. temperatures will remain a few degrees above seasonal averages on tuesday plus size twin. the resemblance exploded on social media last month. the 33-year old russian security guard is
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version. his popularity has even earned him his own t-v show called "romance so far no response from leo's p-r people. we will back for an update in 30 minutes. gma is coming up next... hair salon." "closed captioning provided by
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good morning, america. donald trump's vegas-size rally last night. his harshest words yet for ted >> this guy is sick. there's something wrong with this guy. >> and a protester. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell you. >> as cruz is forced to fire a key staffer after new allegations of a dirty trick. that's all ahead of today's next big vote. severe weather alert. a large tornado outbreak expected to hit the gulf coast. damaging winds up to 70 miles an hour and golf ball-sized hail. 21 million people in the threat zone. flooding rain and storms from texas to maine. snow hole emergency. this 10-year-old girl falls ten feet below the surface. her father desperately tries to
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