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rebecca kitchen is live with the details. good morning ..... the shooting happened here at siri's casino in downtown reno... here on virginia street near the arch.... reno police tell us it happened just before midnight..... inside the casino.... what exactly led to the shooting is still under investigation, but i was told the two men were having some sort of argument.... we haven't been told if one of the men was an employee.... or if they were both customers.... the victim has been taken to the hospital... and his condition is unknown at this time.... police tell us the shooter is in custody and they are not looking for anyone else at this time.... the casino is closed to the public right now... but is expected to open back up later this morning. ... good morning ..... the shooting happened here at siri's casino in downtown reno... here on virginia street near
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before midnight..... inside the casino.... what exactly led to the shooting is still under investigation, but i was told the two men were having some sort of argument.... we haven't been told if one of the men was an employee.... or if they were both customers.... the victim has been taken to the hospital... and his condition is unknown at this time.... police tell us the let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. above average temperatures continue
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week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday as weak low pressure moves across the pacific northwest, with light showers possible in extreme northeast california. another weak low pressure may we now know what caused a massive power outage in south reno last night... which resulted in many first half of the oscars. breaker at one of their sub stations failed... triggering the outage. at one point more than
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were left in the dark. the outage knocked out our transmitter which cut out the over-the air signal. the first 2-hours of the oscars did re-air just after midnight. abc's lauren lyster has a look at the big winners from hollywood's biggest night. nats: "spotlight" a thoughtful film about a newspaper --investigating sex abuse by boston's catholic priests--took oscar's top prize last night--winning best picture. sot - chris rock: if they nominated hosts--i wouldn't even get this job. but it was oscar host--chris rock--who really owned the night--addressing the academy's diversity controversy--right out of the gate. nats: film parody: i'm the danish girl. placing black actors in parodies of several nominated films... nats: film parody: you should get me. don't worry black astonaut. we will. even calling hollywood "racist." sot - chris rock
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you rhonda. but you're not a kappa. after five acting nominations--leonardo dicaprio's losing streak--finally ended. his gritty performance as a wounded frontiersman seeking retribution--winning him gold for "the revenant"--his impassioned acceptance speech--a dire warning-- sot - dicaprio climate change is real. it is happening right now. it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species. best actress--as predicted--went to room's bree larson. the biggest upset of the evening--the supporting actor to "bridge of spies" mark ryance--in a category chock full of hollywood heavy hitters. and "the danish girl's" alicia vikander took home best supporting actress. but the most awarded film of the night--not the sensitive, serious films that dominated the awards--but instead--mad max fury road--with a six win oscar haul. lauren lyster tag: and as the oscar scene winds down behind me -- what moment stuck with viewers? well, on social media leonardo
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than 440-thousand tweets per minute - that was the most tweeted moment of an oscar telecast ever -- beating the previous record set when ellen deneneres tweeted that star- studded selfie when she was host. lauren lyster, abc news, hollywood. and though she didnt win an oscar, lady gaga stole the show with her impassioned rendition of "til it happens to you". the song, addressing sexual abuse, brought the audience to it's feet. "til it happens to you, you won't know how i feel..." a very moving perfomace there. for a full list of oscar winners... just go to kolo tv dot com. anim now to some new developments in the search for two missing men out at donner lake. crews have recovered the bodies of 34-year- old lucas johnson and 33-year-old joshua patterson. the search started out as a rescue effort friday night with a 9-1-1 call about a capsized canoe on the lake. both men were found over the weekend. neither were wearing life jackets. captain rob left-wich with the truckee police
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statement saying in part.... "our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of lucas and joshua." "we would like to remind everyone how important personal flotation devices are. these situations are always extremely tragic and we can only hope we can prevent similar incidents in the future." ### it was an emotional day at sparks high school as hundreds of people came together to honor democratic state senator debbie smith. she died last sunday after a battle with brain cancer. kolo 8 news now's paul harris shows us how her memory. nats at sparks high school the honor guard lined the entrance and the bagpipes played amazing grace to honor debbie smith... a democratic state senator from district 13 which includes parts of reno and sparks. those who served with spoke about their colleague and friend. naomi duerr, ward 2, "she was a hero to all of us, she was a mentor and inspiration. she encouraged me to run for office." and her colleagues
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also came to pay respects ben kieckhefer, nevada senator district 16,"her compass always pointed north and i hope that you will try and carry on i will always try to carry on that yours points the same way." smith spearheaded major pieces of legislation like brianna's law... which requires d-n-a testing for people arrested for a felony and also a law that now requires nevada schools to stock epi-pens... a medical device that can possible save a student from a deadly allergic reaction. "she did not want any kid to die due to anaphylactic shock. she made sure every school has one of these pens. these are just a few of her achievements. it would take me all day to really go over them. but perhaps some of the most emotional and poignant eulogy came from her children.
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spent the last year fighting this disgusting disease and my dad was there every moment, he would not leave her alone a moment and he loved her and took care of her and he is heroic. she meant something to everyone but she meant everything to my dad. so i want everyone in this room to take all the love you had for my mom and now give it to my dad because he needs it right now. thank you all for being here and loving her and caring and now you need to love my dad. paul harris... kolo 8 news now. vandals in north lake tahoe have struck again. this time-- they damaged a statue of the virgin mary in king's beach. it happened back on valentine's day at the "lady of the lake church."
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statue off. you may remember last september when vandals spray painted the statue and the plaque below it. investigators believe it's linked to a hate crime of church vandalism that spanned from last april to september... targeting churches in incline village, kings beach and tahoe city. members of the church fear... the crime may be escalating. lorena: and it just keeps on happening and i don't understand why. the church is raising money to buy a new statue. the placer county working with the f-b-i to vandals. they're offering a 1- reward for information leading to an arrest. spring break is almost county health officials aren't taking any chances when it comes to the zika virus. they're offering advice for people who might be traveling to zika infected countries. since february 5th, eight people have been tested for the zika virus in washoe county. none of those cases tested positive for the virus.
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recommend pregnant women do not travel to the infected countries. but if you do, make sure you protect yourself from mosquito bites. they also recommend to use protection, since there have been numerous cases of zika spreading through sexual contact. ### this could be black monday for some of the presidential candidates... we'll have a preview of super tuesday... which could be the last day for some of the campaigns this time around. and are the recent storms making a difference in our area? we'll find out as hydrologists measure the snowpack on mt. rose later today. 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 with your hour by hour forecast"
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here. 11 states are up for grabs and the candidates are still throwing punches. so how are the candidates positioning themselves in this fight? abc's stephanie ramos has more from washington.
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tuesday for nothin? on this one day?the fate of both parties could be decided?.and how we got here has been anything but typical? the gop frontrunner?donald trump taking insults from all sides?. rubio sot - trump "doesn't sweat because his pores are clogged with the spray tan cruz sot - if we nominate donald trump in all likelihood hillary wins and if that happens we lose this country. trump has racked up support from some of the loudest names in politics.? an endorsement from new jersey governor chris christie ?and a first senate endorsement from alabama's jeff sessions. trump is leading in most states and is now set to have more big wins on super tuesday?. but he spent the weekend answering questions about an endorsement he may not want?from klu klux klan former grand wizard david duke. djt >> honestly, i don't know david duke. i don't believe i've ever met him, and i just don't know anything about him. " on the democratic side - hillary clinton has more delegates and more momentum than bernie sanders after her victory
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sanders knows it?telling on this week. sot sanders this week we got decimated, george. we got decimated. texas, georgia, and here in virginia stand as the biggest dominate among african american voters, and to test hispanics. ramos tag: no candidate can wrap up the nomination on super tuesday but it may be the end for some. the frontrunners are expected to separate themselves from their closest competitors. stephanie ramos abc news alexandria virginia above average temperatures continue through much of the upcoming week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday
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pacific northwest, with light showers possible in extreme northeast california. another weak low pressure may bring showers mainly near the sierra by thursday. wind, rain, and snow is possible for the weekend into the early part of next week as we return to a more active winter pattern. not much has changed in
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start of the work week with high pressure remaining in control, bringing predominately warm and dry conditions. ridge flattens late tuesday in response to a shortwave pushing through the pacific northwest. however, with the best moisture and energy remaining well to the north, precipitation chances will be limited to near the oregon border with totals a few hundredths of an inch at best. the main impact for the sierra and northwest nevada will be an increase in winds tuesday afternoon and evening. wind gusts could reach 30 to 45 mph, with locally higher values in wind
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happening today.... local hydrologists will take another measurement of our snowpack. when they last took a survey earlier this month...the snowpack measured at 125-percent of normal on mount rose. that boost came from a strong january storm... however february has been a dry month...so that number could go down. surveyors hope this measurment will give them a better idea of what our water supply will look like this summer. there are so many potential dangers when you're behind the wheel. a look at what to be alert for... and what you can do to keep you and your family safe on the road. and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will pay ... 2.03 at arco on sierra highlands drive. we have a link to the cheapest prices in your neighborhood on our kolo 8 app or at kolotv.com. remember... prices are subject to change.# there are many dangers on the road.
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just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of theroissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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including objects coming off other vehicles...putting your life in danger in a matter of seconds. so how can you protect yourself? here's abc's linzie janis with more. script:
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nats objects - like this mattress - or this tire- flying straight at you?sometimes crashing straight through your windshield? amanda mcdonough was driving with her two month old on a highway near detroit saturday when ice flew off the car in front of her? "and this whole sheet came off and just shattered our windshield" luckily no one was hurt... but tom kotenko - driving on an indiana highway last week - came inches from death? "it's still a little sore" ...when a five pound semi?sailing through his windshield and knocking him unconscious for a few seconds. it happens more often than you think? debris thousand crashes a 450 lives. to prevent accidents - nats
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landing in the road -- nats -- experts say the best thing you can do is be aware. sot: "trust your instincts, increase your flowing distance. make sure nothing beside you, you can have an escape route. what does it take to get a good night's sleep? a look at what you should be eating to help you catch some z's. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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temperatures continue through much of the upcoming week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday as weak low pressure moves across the pacific northwest, with light showers possible in extreme northeast california. another weak low pressure may bring showers mainly near the many americans struggle with falling asleep and even staying asleep. that's why we've compiled a list of foods that will help get in the mood to sleep. these foods contain 'tryptophan'. experts say tryptophan contains an amino acid that turns into relaxing brain chemicals like serotonin and melatonin. according to sleep dot org, half a banana and a handful of almonds will make you feel drowsy. expers say its the combination of
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or try whole grain crackers and peanut butter. another combo of tryptophan and carbs will promote a sound slumber. or try a warm glass of milk. experts say the tryptophan, calcium, and magnesium in dairy will help you sleep better. finally try eating half of a turkey sandwhich.
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now good morning reno." thanks for joining us 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. above average temperatures continue through much of the upcoming week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday as weak low pressure moves across the
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keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far? traffic running 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. turning now to virginia where a rookie officer was shot and killed her first day on the job. two other officer's were wounded. the alleged gunman -- an army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon is expected in court today. abc's gloria riviera reports. tonight?a police department and the tight-knit community it serves?devastated by a shocking loss. prince william county, virginia officer ashley guindon?killed in the line of duty just one day after being sworn in.
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........... authorities saying.. the new officer?out on her first street patrol saturday?responding to a 911 call reporting domestic abuse. sot "i just want to be clear, do we have officers involved in the shooting?" "we have 3 officers that have been shot." su bridge: it was here in this quiet, upscale neighborhood, rookie cop ashley guindon and two other officers approached that front door?police say almost immediately they were confronted by the suspect who opened fire. and they all went down> sot zach harris: "i saw the officer lying on the ground, shot in the leg." neighbor zach harris.. saying he heard 3 gunshots.. police.. identifying the suspect as army staff sergeant ronald hamilton?assigned to the pentagon. investigators saying.. hamilton's wife.. was found dead inside the home? his 11 year old son.. also home but not hurt. the two other officers are expected to recover.. now.. officer guindon's squad car.. draped in black.. to honor the rookie.. lost too soon. looklive tag: ronald hamilton is expected to appear in court tomorrow.. and faces two murder charges.
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telling us.. he will likely seek the death penalty. tom? california police say three people were stabbed during a ku klux klan anti-immigration rally in anaheim over the weekend -- after a fight broke out with a group of counter protesters. they say seven people from the counter protester group are now in custody because they were seen attacking the klansmen at the rally with wooden posts. during the fight klan members stabbed three of the counter protesters with a knife and the end of a flag pole. the klansmen were arrested but later released because it was determined they were acting in self defense. the third time was not the charm for the private space company space-x. the company called off the launch of its falcon-nine rocket last night after two similar cancellations in recent days. space-x says on its website the rocket and its payload are fine. but its not saying why the launch was scrubbed again. one of the previous launches was canceled because of problems with the propellant. the rocket carries a satellite that would bring internet and phone access to
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president obama will award the nation's highest military honor today to a navy seal who helped rescue a u-s hostage in afghanistan. senior chief, edward byers junior, took part in a risky mission to save a doctor kidnapped by the taliban back in december of 2012. according to reports, byers shielded the man from gun fire, while pinning a guard against the wall with his hand, until other seals arrived. byers will be the 11th living service member to receive the medal of honor for actions in afghanistan. nevada attorney general, adam laxalt is voicing opposition to president obama's e-p-a clean power plan. laxalt says states should have a right to decide pollution emission standards for themselves and he believes the e-p-a is exceeding it's statutory authority in efforts to implement the president's plan. some environmentalists criticized laxalt's stance saying he was choosing the interests of out-of-state coal corporations over the
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govenor sandoval weighed in saying that laxalt was quote "simply offering his legal opinion." university of nevada president, marc johnson says the university plans to hire up to 4- hundred new faculty members by 20-20. he says the school will be able to fund the positions because of the university's record enrollment last year of almost 21-thousand students. university officials will meet with the nevada system of higher education in march to discuss whether to ask the legislature to fund 1-hundred of those jobs. a new overflow shelter for the homeless will be opening this week. the city of reno says the shelter will house homeless men and women when the community assistance center shelters are full. the new shelter will be open year round and house up to 1-hundred people. today is leap day and it only comes once enery four years. we will tell you which companies are offering deep leap day discounts. and i've had my right arm stuck in a vending machine a time or two... but when a boy got his
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no laughing matter. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast"
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ears... disneyland in california and walt disney world in florida have started demand-based pricing. the resorts will charge three different prices -- depending on the time of year -- for a single day park ticket. the calendar will be divided into value, regular and peak periods. a value one-day pass at disneyland will drop to 95-dollars. a regular pass will rise to 105 dollars. the price will then shoot up to 112 dollars on peak days. disney hopes its "surge pricing" will -- quote -- "help spread out visitation." how would you like bigger seats on your next flight? new york senator chuck schumer is trying to make it happen. he's adding an amendment to the f-a-a reauthorization bill that would require the agency to establish seat size standards for commercial airlines.
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down legroom and seat width on planes forcing passengers to quote - 'sit on planes like sardines.' he says the distance between seats on a plane have dropped from 35 to 31-inches over the last 40 years. and seat widths have shrunk about 2 inches. it only happens once every four years.... leap day! and that means good news for your wallet. abc's rebecca jarvis shows us some of the "leap day" bargains you can only get today. president's day? valentine's day? eat your hearts out. leap day is coming? a holiday so special it arrives just once every four years. bonus discounts this monday in honor of our bonus day. 29% off select hotels on the expedia mobile app? at virgin america - a sale - and free tickets for the 29th person to retweet one of the company's twitter posts.
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next week - buy one item from their private label collection, get another for just one cent. "that's getting your penny's worth" but something specifically for the leap-lings only? like cam on modern family ? nats modern family / abc cam: "i was born 2/29 and there have been 10 of those in my lifetime. therefore i'm tennnn!" pizza hut is offering a free for one pan pizza one way to enjoy your leap day is to head to p-j and company restaurant and saloon off wells avenue. they'll donate 20 percent of your bill to the veterans guest house which is a kolo cares pillar partner. from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. to learn more about our pillar partners and to follow events in our community, just go to kolo cares dot com. 20 maltese dogs were rescued from a puppy mill in silver springs in
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good homes. the dogs - ranging in age from four months to ten years - showed signs of neglect. officials with the reno tahoe rescue society say a lot of these dogs had been mistreated for years -- but they've come a long way in the past two months. two have already been adopted and the rest are waiting to find the right homes. "what we're looking for are adult homes because these guys aren't typical dogs, they're learning to be dogs. so they would love adult homes more on the quiet side, some would like hiding people, traveling types. they all have their own personalities so what we'd lke to do is find people who want us to match a maltese to them." the reno tahoe rescue society is now looking for volunteers and foster families. to learn more about adopting these rescued dogs...go to kolo t-v dot com. above average temperatures continue
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upcoming week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday as weak low pressure moves across the pacific northwest, with light showers possible in extreme northeast california. another weak low pressure may bring showers mainly near the sierra by thursday. wind, rain, and snow is possible for the
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return to a more active winter pattern. not much has changed in the forecast for the start of the work week with high pressure remaining in control, bringing predominately warm and dry conditions. ridge flattens late tuesday in response to a shortwave pushing through the pacific northwest.
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remaining well to the north, precipitation chances will be limited to near the oregon border with totals a few hundredths of an inch at best. the main impact for the sierra and northwest nevada will be an increase in a scary few hours for a young boy in australia. rescue crews worked nearly 6 hours to free the 4 year old after his arm got stuck in a vending machine. the boy's father said he was just being a curious toddler.
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don't think he's seen a vending machine before. so he saw the oreos and the biscuts.. he was being inquisative so he put his hand in the vending machinge obviously... but he's good now. " leo is said to be doing just fine after the ordeal. it was another big weekend at the box office. so was a new movie able to knock "deadpool" off the top spot? and fifty shades of grey was a big winner this year. but we arent talking about the oscars. a look at this year's razzie awards. for news while you're on the
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"if you want black people every year at the oscars, just have black categories like best black friend... and the winner for the 18th year in a row is wanda sykes." it's the monologue everyone is talking about. chris rock of course addressing the controversy over the lack of diversity in
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and from the oscars to the "razzies." "fifty shades of grey" is the big "winner" -- if you want to call it that -- of this year's "raspberry awards." they celebrate supreme underachievement in cinema. "fifty shades" received five "razzies" -- including worst picture. dakota johnson was named worst actress, and jamie dornan -- worst actor. other razzie winners this year include adam sandler in "the cobbler" and "pixels." and chevy chase in "hot tub time machine 2" and "vacation." oscar-winners weren't the only movies on fans' minds this weekend. david daniel shows us the battle at the box office. --reporter pkg-as follows-- "eddie the eagle" opened in fifth place -- the underdog olympics story made six-point- three million dollars. "risen" fell just one spot in its second weekend, landing in fourth place with seven-million dollars. "kung fu panda three" is
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domestic box office after a third-place weekend worth nine- million dollars. "you!" "just shut up and stay out of my way." despite atrocious reviews, "gods of egypt" managed a second place debut, grossing 14- million dollars. "your crazy matches my crazy, big time." "hmm." nothing came close to stopping "deadpool" from taking its third straight weekend title! 31-and-a-half million dollars gave the raunchy superhero flick a domestic total of 286-million. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. there was a pretty embarrassing mix-up on the oscars' red carpet
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why an l-a based company is apologizing to whoopi goldberg and oprah this morning.
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keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's it looking so far? 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. top stories.... reno police say one man was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries after a shooting at siri's casino on north virginia street late last night. they say one man shot another man inside the casino after a fight broke out. the shooter was arrested and they're not looking for any other suspects. police say the casino will remain closed to the public until they're done with their
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crews have recovered the bodies of two missing men at donner lake. 34-year-old lucas johnson and 33-year-old found over the the search started out as a rescue effort friday night with a 9-1-1 call about a capsized canoe on the lake. neither men were wearing life jackets. hundreds of people gathered at sparks high school over the weekend to honor democratic state senator debbie smith. she died last sunday after a battle with brain cancer. a jury has found the silver springs man-- accused in the death of his girlfriend's 2-year old son-- not guilty of first degree murder and manslaughter. cody wallace though, was found guilty of child abuse causing substantial bodily harm. he faces 2 to 20 years in prison. the incident happened back in 2010. here's lindsey with your final check of the forecast.
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temperatures continue through much of the upcoming week. breezy conditions return by late tuesday as weak low pressure moves across the pacific northwest, with light showers possible in extreme northeast california. another weak low pressure may bring showers mainly near the compliment-- the website 'total beauty' tweeted a picture of comedian and actress whoopi goldberg. its caption read - "we had no idea oprah was tatted, and we love it." the la-based company confused whoopi goldberg with oprah winfrey. the tweet was later deleted. the company posted an apology tweet and also said it will donate 10- thousand dollars to a charity of goldberg and winfrey's choice.
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(singing) i just can't wait to meet you, sweet child you're on the way, i'm filled with expectation, and you're growing everyday...
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m that good morning, america. chris rock stealing the spotlight at the oscars. >> well, i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> facing the diversity backlash head on. >> you're damn right hollywood's racist. >> leonardo dicaprio finally breaking through with a win. >> i do not take tonight for granted. >> lady gaga with a show-stopping performance. happens to you happens to you happens to you >> the moment that brought
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a rock star reception for donald trump. >> wow, wow, this is amazing. >> commanding a massive crowd in alabama. facing fire from all sides after failing to condemn the kkk. >> not only is that wrong, it makes him unelectable. >> but can anything stop the front-runner's surge on the campaign's biggest day yet? and is hillary clinton on the verge of locking down the nomination? and we are taking you behind the scenes of hollywood's biggest night like only "gma" can from the red carpet to backstage. you won an oscar, brie. you won an oscar. >> i really can't believe it. >> we're one-on-one exclusively with the big winners. their first interview, seconds after taking home the gold. all the unforgettable moments. >> let's get this money. >> the "gma" oscars after-party starts right now.

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