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"you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno." good morning. it's thursday, february 25th. i'm amanda sanchez dave lawrence is off today, lindsey matherly joins me. temperatures across northeast california and western nevada will be well above average through friday before easing down slightly for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and early saturday. another weak system is possible
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by dry conditions to start next week. little change to the forecast through saturday. high pressure will remain over northeast california and western nevada through friday morning before a glancing blow friday night from a modest disturbance moving into obama's decision on a nominee to replace the late justice antonin scalia. a potential nominee is rumored to be governor brian sandoval. harry reid the senate minority leader.. says he would be in favor of the nomination.. "you know i don't- i don't pick the justices. but i know if he were picked, i would support
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he has a great record, and he's been a tremendously good deal with some very big problems there." sandoval... nevada's and a supporter of abortion rights... could test the gop's insistence that voters in november and the next president should appoint scalia's replacement. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell... says regardless of president obama's nominee.. the next president will decide who should be nominated to replace scalia. president obama has signed a bill that closes a loophole in an 85- year-old tariff law that has failed to keep products of forced or child labor out of america. the measure includes a provision banning u.s. imports of fish caught by slaves in southeast asia.... gold mined by children in africa and garments sewn by abused women in bangladesh. a warning this morning for all of you who use e-cigarettes. a kentucky man is recovering from severe burns after his e-
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his pocket. jonathan mcember reports. --reporter pkg-as follows-- it's a constant flow, customers come and customers go, its like that all day long at the new hartford road shell gas station. the employees say the constant stream of traffic never brings anything out of the ordinary. that's until, saturday morning. this is surveillance video given to us by the gas station owner. owensboro resident josh hamilton is seen making a quick stop to buy snacks. as hamilton walks over to the cashier jassie singh, to pay, hamilton says an e-cigarette battery in his pocket explodes. "he was giving me money. he put his hand in his pocket and suddenly there was a blast in his pocket. there was fire. big fire and he was burning." "i was shocked! i was like what was that? you have a bomb in your pocket? i was like that! you carry your bomb in your pocket? i was totally shocked and just like this my hands were on my head." hamilton runs outside the door, past employee manoj kumar, where he
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says he wasn't sure what was going on when he saw hamilton on fire. he's seen in the video coming out from behind the counter where he sprays hamilton with a fire extinguisher. "i was like?what is going on man? i don't know." hamilton is then seen going into the restroom to check out the burns just before another customer drove him to the hospital. hamilton tells me he has second degree burns on his leg and is able to walk. check out what happened in the backyard of one florida home yesterday. a plane had to make an emergency landing there before it could reach the airport. there are no reports of juries. but the single-engine plane's wing was damaged. the incident is still under investigation. ammon bundy... and 15 others charged with conspiracy in connection with that armed takeover of the malheur national wildlife refuge in oregon... plead not guilty in a federal court yesterday. kaitlyn bolduc has more on why this case is
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--script information provided by kptv 2/24/16-- on the steps of the federal courthouse - the sharp family - sings to inspire supporters of the 16 defendants inside. among them - 18 year old victoria sharp - who says she was with ammon bundy and the others the day they were taken into custody on highway 395. her mother spoke out on her behalf. "these people are standing for something righteous for godliness, for our constituion." inside of the federal courtroom - ammon bundy - and the group of 15 others - pleaded not guilty to a federal conspiracy charge in connection to the armed takeover of the malheur national wildlife refuge. us district judge anna brown stressed that they are all innocent until proven guilty - as she read them their rights. but some among the group stood up and told brown they felt they were being treated like convicts - while they remain behind bars. "to be held this period of time, charged and held in custody before discovery even presented in defenses wrong." "i think they should be put on
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investigation at the refuge is now complete - which means tomorrow - defense lawyers will get their first look at the scene since this all happened. ammon bundy's attorneys argued that he should be there under supervision of us marshalls to point out significant evidence in the case - but judge brown did not grant their request. "when i have out of custody client bring them places with me they're essential to legal team. info in real time is vital to doing our job to represent someone." defense attorneys also fought to gain access to evidence fbi agents already removed from the refuge. judge brown put pressure on the government to have some 3 to 500 pages of evidence turned over to all the defense teams by info in real time is vital to doing our job to represent someone." defense attorneys also fought to gain access to evidence fbi agents already removed from the refuge. judge brown put pressure on the government to have some 3 to 500 pages of evidence turned over to all the defense teams by the end of next week drones are becoming more and more popular. but-- ?do you know what makes them fly?
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new course, that'll teach you about the in's and out's of drones. a new sportsbar is coming to downtown reno...how it's offering it's customers an experience unlike any sports bar you have ever been to. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" a special program is giving wounded veterans the chance to hit the slopes around lake tahoe. colin lygren is joining them on the mountain.
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according to a new study... people who keep their minds active may be able to keep alzheimer's symptoms at bay in later years.
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groups of people aged seventy and older.. with differing levels of education.. some who kept mentally active.. and some who did not. researchers found that highly educated people who stayed mentally active in their younger years had lower levels of the proteins linked to alzheimer's disease. this is according to doctor pilleye at cleveland clinic's center for brain health. while pillai did not take part in the study.. he says it shows a connection between cognitive activity and the changes that happen in the brain as a we age. "so what you're doing in your fifties or sixties is impacting your brain health even up to your seventies and eighties and that's the strong result that's coming out of this study." the participants who recorded the lower protein levels regularly took part in reading books or magazines and playing computer games. however... these results only seemed to have a positive effect on those who carried a gene that is linked to alzheimer's disease. in people who did not carry the 'alzheimer's gene' the results
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difference. temperatures across northeast california and western nevada will be well above average through friday before easing down slightly for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and early saturday. another weak system is possible sunday night followed by dry conditions to start next week. little change to the forecast through saturday. high pressure will remain over northeast california and western nevada through friday morning before a glancing blow friday night from a modest disturbance moving into the large-scale western ridge. afternoon
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remain very mild through friday, with highs in the mid to upper 60s for the lower valleys today followed by a few lower 70s for friday afternoon. friday afternoon and evening, it will become breezy as the upper disturbance moves over far northern california and oregon. winds do not look overly strong but could gusts to 30 or 35 mph for many areas with local prone areas in the lee of the sierra, especially friday evening as the trough axis nears. lake tahoe will certainly develop chop by late friday afternoon or early advisory is possible. and western nevada will through friday before easing down slightly
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be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and early saturday. another weak some analysts predict the drone business... could be an 80-billion dollar industry by 20-25. to help students learn the basics of the drone industry t-m-c-c has moved its drone courses into a new lab at the applied technology center on edison way. students learn drone ethics... how to fix them and how to fly them. the college's goal is to prepare students to be competitive in a growing field that has some analysts projecting one hundred thousand jobs by 20-25. trt:11 mark sharp, instructor, tmcc, "perform
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mines, inside buildings, all types of things. what we are gearing them for is to perform actual jobs for the northern nevada community. t-m-c-c needs students for its drone courses. the next course, is scheduled to start march 29th.. and the college needs a minimum of ten students to host the class. if you'd like more information on the drone program, go to kolo tv dot com, and click on hot topics. a new sports bar is getting ready to open in downtown reno ... and they're looking to offer a different kind of experience for sports fans. as kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan shows us in this week's keeping it local ... this isn't your typical sports bar. i'm here at the stick ... which is located near the corner of first and sierra. and as you can see ...
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lounge and restaurant feel. something that also stands out is the special tribute to bay area sports teams. ... for more than five decades candlestick park stood as the ultimate hub for bay area sports in northern california. but just like any professional athlete ... the stadium's time in the limelight would fade. "the stick no longer being there, we felt it was nice to do a little tribute to that." when you walk into the stick ... you'll be able to recognize some of the most iconic moments in sports displayed on the walls. along with a special nod to bay area teams like the niners ... giants and warriors. and at any given time ... you can catch just about every sporting event that's happening throughout the day. "we'll have football sunday ticket, we'll have the mlb package, nba and nhl. and then any big ufc events that are coming." and don't expect to see your standard pub fare ... the stick will offer a more upscale menu with items like steak, seafood and pasta. they'll also serve some familiar sports bar
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twist. "we wanted to be able to separate ourselves from that stereotype of pub fare, sports bar food, and really offer high quality, fresh." the stick will be non- smoking and non-gaming. towell says he wants to keep the focus on the food and the sports ... while creating a fun atmosphere for all ages. "be able to bring in the high energy, the excitement factor, and family friendly. just get everybody excited to be in one place." the stick will be open monday through friday starting at 11 each day ... and on the weekends they'll start the day off with brunch at 9 a-m. their grand opening is next saturday. reporting live from the stick in downtown reno ... matt vaughan, kolo 8 news now.
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starting this week.. mcdonald's will test out two new low-calorie breakfast bowls in los one contains egg whites, turkey sausage, spinach and kale... and clocks-in at only 250- calories. another has scrambled egg and chorizo sausage with hashbrowns, salsa and pico de gallo and has 460 calories. mcdonald's will also begin using lower- calorie chobani greek yogurt in its parfaits and smoothies. firefighters from new york and florida were in las vegas yesterday.. they were there for intense training...using the city's high roller ferris wheel for
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the wheel has a zip line pulley system enabling rescuers to reach the rim.. hundreds of feet up in the air. there is a similar ferris wheel in orlando, and plans for one in new york. training is expected to resume today. we have all noticed it at our favorite grocey store... the cost of food going up. we have advice form the experts on how to save money at the market. uber is testing a new service in thailand only this time it's on two wheels instead of four. that and more in tech
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temperatures across northeast california and western nevada will be well above average through friday before easing down slightly for the weekend. it will be breezy friday, with a chance for showers mainly north of interstate 80 friday night and early saturday. another weak system is possible sunday night followed by dry conditions to start next week. little change to the forecast through saturday. high pressure will remain over northeast california and western nevada through friday morning before a glancing blow friday night from a modest disturbance moving into the large-scale western ridge. afternoon temperatures will remain very mild through friday, with highs in the
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lower valleys today followed by a few lower 70s for friday afternoon. friday afternoon and evening, it will become breezy as the upper disturbance moves over in today's "techbytes," apple is said to be working on an upgrade for security. >> reports say the company is developing ways that would make it impossible for the government to hack into a locked iphone using current methods. >> such a move could set the stage for more legal battles in the future. and it looks like siri could soon be coming to your mac. there are online reports claim that apple will unveil the new feature in june. >> siri has already been rolled out for all of apple's mobile devices. including the iphone and apple watch. motorcycle service. vehicle to ride on. >> the new program currently available only in thailand. it will likely never be
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or, we hope so at some point. safety first. "techbytes." >> have a great day. my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis made a simple trip to the grocery store anything but simple. so finally, i had an important conversation with my dermatologist about humira. he explained that humira works inside my body to target and help block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to my symptoms. in clinical trials, most adults saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb. tell your doctor if you've been to areas where certain fungal infections are common, and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an infection.
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invasion and police say the suspects are still on the loose. local law enforcement says vehicle burglaries are easy to prevent. becoming a victim. and two dogs were abandoned at a local dog park -- a trend animal control says is becoming more popular in the area. how you can legally surrender an animal. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez. dave lawrence is off

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