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winds won't be too strong, but will gust to about 20mph in the valley through the day sunday before diminishing for monday. temperatures monday will push 70 with even warmer highs coming tuesday and wednesday. mid week las vegas will see highs up in the mid 70s still with clear sunny skies. the end of the forecast period brings the first real chance for any clouds with a dying cold front off the california coast tossing some high clouds out way. temperatures will still hover right around 70. our top story.. police continue their investigation this morning after a teenager is killed when a fight with a relative turns violent. this happened yesterday near cimarron and mountain's edge parkway. this is video of the scene from chopper 13. metro says a 19 year old was fighting with either his father or his stepfather and the teen stabbed the man 4 times. then the man shot and killed the boy. that man is at umc trauma in
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from his stab wounds. metro is considering criminal charges. but right now, police are just grasping for any kind of answers. 23:55:37 mcgrath "to get to that level where result in violence and stabbing and shooting somebody obviously is a great concern for us as an agency and obviously the family is extremely upset right now." run 13 metro says while this was going on-- there were six or seven other family members in the house-- who will be interviewed about all this. one neighbor says he's seen police called to that house more than once. another neighbor gave an interesting perspective - saying in a weird way-- he's glad it was domestic and not a home invasion or something that puts others in the community at risk. one person is dead following a crash at the intersection of polaris and naples. police say it happened shortly after -4- yesterday afternoon -- when a man had some sort of medical episode while behind the wheel. that might have caused him to
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he was taken to "spring valley hospital" where he later died. tragedy strikes again for a family-- the entire las vegas community has come to know-- over the past four years. you may remember alyssa mowery. she's the little girl who was hit while crossing the street in north las vegas... she survived, but was left with major developmental issues, having to learn to walk and talk again. thursday night, alyssa's father... pat suddenly died in his sleep-- leaving behind alyssa and seven other children. her mom-- ( ) christin-- says coming to terms with his death has been a struggle for alyssa. 22:57:20 she has moments of clarity where she realizes he's gone and not coming back but she has short-term momory loss accepting it over and over and over and over again. christin says-- the father-- pat had no life insurance or money--- leaving the family lay him to
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the family has set up a "gofundme page" to help cover the funeral costs.... for pat mowery. if you'd like to donate, we've provided a link for you. just head to our website: k-t-n-v dot com. it's been almost a year since tammy meyers was shot and killed in front of her home! 20-20 aired a special on this case last night. the story has captivated the country. 13 action news reporter mahsa saeidi has more with what you didn't see in that special. (sot brandon meyers) "over the years. i've got through a little ups and downs." (track) same as every other young man -- the but we know her as tammy meyers! the mother at the center of a mystery. (sot: brandon meyers) "she was always the one that i would come to, that i would ask -- suggestions, questions, when i had girl issues, when-- certain things were going on. you know, she was always there c-- to comfort me." (track) last feburary - he says he was defending her! as erich nowsch opened fire! re- loaded! and
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trial set for next month -- the meyers children want you to know this about their mom! (sot: krystal meyers) "she tried changing so many people's lives, she helped as much as she can." (butted with) (sot: krystal meyers) "i miss her." (track) but what about that evolving story from the family? just this week, 13 action news asked the district attorney: (sot: mahsa question) "(is that something that you're concerned about? does that matter?) listen, mr. meyers and the children lost a mother and a wife and they're human beings." (track) it was an emotional time! the killer on the loose! the media in a frenzy! but the da says once he methodically analyzed the facts! it was no mystery at all! (sot) "i believe mr. meyers and they meyers family has been truthful a memorial has been set up to remember a man killed thursday when a car crashed into a bus stop near lake mead and jones. police say the person driving
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crossed into on-coming traffic before hitting the bus stop. the victim was in a wheelchair waiting for a bus. he died a short time after reaching the hospital. we're hearing from an eyewitness to a frightening murder near rainbow and westcliff drive. the witness told 13 action news it was like a scene out of the movie. he says he watched a nissan pull into a parking lot then saw a man roll out of the car. but before the victim could stand up.. another man got out of the car and fired six shots. "it doesn't feel good. couldn't get it out of my head. never saw anybody shot to death accept on tv. michael jackson witness 11 secs this is metro's 13th homicide investigation of the year. police are still looking for a suspect. we're following new developments in the effort to
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governor sandoval announced a new measure to let school districts hire teachers who don't have a nevada teaching license.. as long as they're actively working to get one. that means-- districts can now issue provisional teaching licenses for aspiring teachers who are working to meet the requirments for a full license. they can then teach while that's happening.. as long as they get a full license in less than a year to keep their job. ccsd officials are thrilled. it is a game changer or us. last year we turned away nearly 400 teachers that we could've licensed had this provision been in place. michael gentry clark county school district 8 secs the county has nearly 700 teaching positions to fill for the next school year. good morning everyone! coming up... lavoy finicum, the man killed during a standoff with federal authorities in oregon, was laid to rest... brittany beck/ daughter "he was fun, he was a trickster, he loved god, he loved his family and he loved liberty. that's finicum's daughter reflecting on his life.
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about her dad's decision to join the standoff in oregon. plus, president bill clinton making some stops in southern nevada today. we'll tell you where he plans to visit.
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hospital after gun fire rings out a night club in tampa, florida. right now, police aren't sure of a motive behind the shooting. somebody at the club was broadcasting live social media and captured the moments the shots were fired. there's no word yet on whether the shooter is in custody. said lavoy finicum, the militia member who was gunned down by police during the oregon refuge conflict-- was laid to rest. people from around the country traveled to kanab (
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yesterday afternoon. his daughters say-- he wanted to help his friends in oregon, who eventually took over a wildlife refuge, demanding the federal government turn public lands over to local control. they were also protesting two ranchers' convictions involving arson on federal land. brittany beck/ daughter i'm proud of my dad for standing for what he believed in. he was a good man. i'm just really proud of him there was high security throughout the services with local and state law enforcement on nearly every corner surrounding the church. incredible images coming through of a crane, turned upside down in the middle of new york city. that crane came crashing down yesterday morning and everything was caught on tape. alot of these videos are circulating around the web. including one posted by t-m-z showing people rushing to help a man trapped in his car. one person was killed and at least three were injured in this accident. and i saw the crane coming down
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a loud noise and it hit. and we all ran to see if we could help out the deadly crash follows one in 2008, killing seven people, sparking safety measures that will no doubt be looked at again after yesterday's accident. new information this morning on a deadly quake that struck tawain. the death toll now sits at 11. you're actually seeing some surveillance footage capturing the exact moment that 6 point 4 magnitude quake hit. the shaking--damaged several buildings and brought down a 17-story residence. more than 200 people were trapped and had to be rescued from damaged buildings. 62 people are still in the hospital with injuries. high pressure is getting comfortable over the desert southwest. temperatures will push slightly warmer today than we saw yesterday, although overnight lows in the upper 30s will handcuff us and keep las vegas
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getting into the mid 60s. that said, 61 for a high in early february is still pretty great. sunday will be even warmer with highs in the mid 60s, helped by some compressive warming from some slightly stonger north winds. winds won't be too strong, but will gust to about 20mph in the valley through the day sunday before diminishing for monday.
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will push 70 with even warmer highs coming tuesday and wednesday. mid week las vegas will see highs up in the mid 70s still with clear sunny skies. the end of the forecast period brings the first real chance for any clouds with a dying cold front off the california coast tossing some high clouds out way. temperatures will still hover
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((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) ahead today... president bill clinton is making a stop in southern nevada. he's campaiging for his wife, hillary clinton, and encouraging nevadans to get out and caucus. president clinton will be in pahrump this morning for an organizing event at 9 45. he'll then make his way to the valley for an organizing event at 7 15 pm. the nevada caucuses are being held on february 20th. the new hampshire primary is just three days away and tonight the republican
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debate right here on 13 action news. for the democrats, a new national poll shows hillary clinton and bernie sanders in a virtual tie. abc's kenneth moton is in new hampshire to show us.. it's a busy weekend for all the contenders in the 2016 race. it's the final push for support in new hampshire. sot donald trump i don't want anything, just want your vote. but donald trump was in south carolina?kept out of the granite state due to bad weather, still bitter about i'll be honest. (applause sot ted cruz god bless the great state of new hampshire. (cheers) the winter storm didn't keep the other candidates off the new hampshire trail. nat of volunteers "it's a nice day for campaigning!" their supporters were on the ground walking door to door. nat barbara bush: "we need your vote." even 90 year old former first lady barbara bush braved the treacherous conditions for her son before tonight's gop debate hosted by abc news. nat bernie, bernie, bernie overnight, bernie sanders got a rock star reception at this democratic fundraiser in manchester.
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undeterred by recent polls which show the neighboring vermont senator with a whooping lead for tuesday's first in the nation primary. sot hillary clinton new hampshire has never quit on me, and i'm not going to quit on you. (kenneth standup close) clinton who is working to woo sanders' young supporters has 3 events here today. while the top gop contenders are prepping for tonight's abc news debate right here at st. anselm college. kenneth moton, abc news, manchester, new hampshire. florida senator marco rubio enjoying another endorsment. former louisiana governor bobby jindal announced his support for rubio. jindal was also running until he suspended his campaign in november. the former governor told fox news he's impressed by rubio's foreign policy. jindal is the second former 20-16 rival to endorse rubio this week. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum-- threw his support behind the florida
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straight ahead... flooding is a huge problem for some valley neighborhoods. so bad, it's really taking a toll on houses. so what's the city doing about it? we look into that question, next. you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this
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to be done..now! 13 action news anchor tricia kean has the story. (crying): we need help, but we don't know what to do. this pit actually used to be my king sized mattress... 28.06 we had a nice shower there. walk-in closet.
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bought their home last summer. the 3 bedroom house on 15th street, near east bridger, appeared to be in good shape. but just 2 months after moving in, heavy rain flooded their guest room. 17.25 lyndsay: all the stuff we had in that room was pretty much destroyed. but the worst was still to come. (home video) check this out. in october, lyndsay shot this home video. 01:58 lyndsay (home video): tremendous amount of water. here's my house. and that's exactly where the water ended up. (pictures of rooms) these pictures show the kitchen and bedrooms, all under water. (picture of aaron in master with exposed subfloor) once the rooms were cleared out, aaron started removing the carpet. but when he reached the subfloor, they discovered how much worse it really was. 22.20 lyndsay (crying): what do you do with this? the rain had it looks like the master bedroom was a late add-on to the house, because a concrete slab was never put down. and that eventually allowed the water to come up through the floor. 22.47 lyndsay (crying): we can't live here until it's fixed.
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drainage is fixed. the city hasn't fixed the drainage in 50 years. so lyndsay reached out to contact 13. (video from 2011 story) it turns out flooding has been a problem for years. action news captured these images of lyndsay's house after a 2011 storm. we turned to the city, to find out what's being done. 23.56 councilman bob coffin: we did our flood repair 90s. now it appears to be coming back. councilman bob coffin says flooding is a major issue again on several different city blocks. that's why he has a team researching options for new flood control measures. 25.02 councilman bob coffin: i'm looking at the maps right now to see what else we can do. we may be able to spend some money on this. while it's good news, it's a little late for lyndsay and aaron. 25.12 lyndsay (crying): i should be able to live in my house. we should be able to start a family and... i can't do that here.>
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aaron's home warranty doesn't cover any of this damage. and, they never had any flood insurance because they don't live in a flood zone. so, they've created a "go fund me account" in hopes of raising money for repairs. we have more information on this story including an update from lyndsay and aaron on their current living situation. just head to our website: k-t-n-v dot com. time now for the latest consumer news... from contact 13. the i-r-s has released its annual list of major tax scams not surprisingly i-d theft tops the list. followed by, phone scams-- where callers pose as members of the i-r- s... demanding money. and, rounding out the top -3-: fake e-mails that attempt to get your sensitive information. americans will fill up on millions of chicken wings this super bowl sunday. it's the biggest day of the year for many sports-themed restaurants.
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plans to sell -12- million chicken wings. and "wing stop" hopes to sell -10- million. about half those orders will be take- out since a lot of football fans host super bowl parties at home. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... soon you'll be able to take a stroll through a new park on the las vegas strip. we're now getting a better idea of what that park will look like. you're watching good morning las vegas on channel 13. we'll be right back on this
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at times, even getting violent. and it all stems from a makeshift structure 00:26 debbie: to be honest i thought they were gonna answer. metro's 9-1-1 system in the spotlight. this morning, we dig deeper into what's causing the issues and the toll it's taking on those in need of help. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is
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let's get started with a 13 weather first check with carlo comfortable over the desert southwest. temperatures will push slightly warmer today than we saw yesterday, although overnight lows in the upper 30s will handcuff us and keep las vegas from getting into the mid 60s. that said, 61 for a high in early february is still pretty great. sunday will be even warmer with highs in the mid 60s, helped by some compressive warming from some slightly stonger north winds. winds won't be too strong, but will gust to about 20mph in the valley through the day sunday before diminishing for monday. temperatures monday will push 70 with even warmer highs coming tuesday and wednesday. mid week las vegas will see highs up in the mid 70s still cold front off the california coast tossing some high clouds out way. temperatures will still hover right around 70. right now.. detectives say they think they know who may have shot and
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thursday morning near buffalo and flamingo. police tell us they're looking for fuyan liao. this is a look at the type of vehicle he could be driving.... it's a white -2009- infiniti --s- u-v nevada license plate 7-1-2-a-t-z. if you have any information, contact metro right away. metro needs your help this morning, finding several suspects behind multiple home invasions in the past month. the suspects forced their way into homes and even pistol whipped one of the victims. the suspects then ransacked the homes before taking off in the victims' vehicles. the home invasions took place of vegas valley drive and cabana drive. north las vegas police need your help.... locating a man missing since thursday morning. they believe he may be in danger! -81- year-old richard boisy junior left his home near revere and tropical and never returned. his family says he may have early on-set dementia.
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asked to call north las vegas police right away. a neighborhood dispute has escalated. first, a 40-year old man punched a teenager because of it. now, the problem is a makeshift structure with a tarp. sean pierrot says he was forced to put up this curtain because his neighbor's surveillance cameras were pointing inside his home. according to the city website, structures built as a wall or fence must meet certain height requirements and be made with specific materials. but pierrot says he was given the okay because it's only a temporary structure. he also says the dispute can easily be resolved. 12:01:00:17 sean pierrot, put up tarp this is very simple and i would like to say this, remove the cameras, and i'll remove the tarp immediately, put the camera back into the direction of your property and no longer into my home into code enforcement to confirm the tarp is allowed to
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1:27 debbie: i ran in there and he was on the floor of the shower. and i kept trying to pull at his arm--steve! steve! get up! for the last few days contact 13 has exposed problems with metro's 9-1-1 system. callers in a state of emergency, kept on hold. the woman you just heard lost her husband in december as help was on hold for her.. and others.. trying to reach 9-1-1. chief investigator darcy spears' reports have generated outrage.. and calls for action from local leaders. 50:28 steve sisolak: i watched the story twice. i was shocked, devastated, disappointed. the day debbie's husband died, she and her neighbors kept calling 9-1-1 for help. and their calls kept getting put on hold. 6:04 darcy: when you first called and you got that recorded voice, clearly you're in a panic. what are you thinking when you hear that? debbie: to be honest i thought they were gonna answer.
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and i had to go get another phone, i thought what am i gonna do?! why aren't they answering?! 54:17 steve: when you're in that situation that you desperately need support from the 9-1-1 system that needs to be handled immediately, and that doesn't mean getting put on hold, waiting for 60 seconds or two minutes or three minutes for that to happen. just, it's not acceptable. it has to be improved. in the 15-minute window of time surrounding debbie's emergency, metro's 9-1-1 radio systems director says there were only 6 call-takers handling 62 calls. but, county commission chairman steve sisolak says that's no excuse. 50:40 steve: there's no justification for it. there were--my understanding--some internal mistakes that were made along the way. sisolak, who also sits on metro's fiscal affairs committee, says it's not a funding issue. there's plenty of money and people to properly staff 9-1- 1. 52:20 steve: i don't know if it was that day, they gave--too many people were off--i don't
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happened. he also says high call olume should trigger a rollover to partner agencies. 51:36 steve: for some reason that didn't happen. i mean, the supervisor should stop supervising and pick up the phone and answer some of those calls when that happens! i think they're well aware of the situation that happened, mistakes that were made and i'm confident that the sheriff has told me this is his number one priority and we're gonna get this fixed so that never happens again and no other family has to go through what these folks are going through. darcy stand-up tag: commissioner sisolak says the sheriff promised a full investigation as to why there weren't enough people to answer calls the day debbie lost her husband, and why the hold times didn't trigger a rollover to the other agencies. we'll have an update when they have answers. darcy spears, 13 action news. shifting gears...we're getting a better idea this morning of what a new park in the middle of the las vegas strip will look like. once complete, it will sit between "new york new york" and
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serve as a gateway to the "t- mobile" arena. you're looking at artist renderings of the park. it will have more than -2- hundred trees and -3- thousand plants. the park is set to open in april. good morning las vegas... coming up... super bowl sunday just one day away, so what are the best bets this year? we'll give you some ideas on what to put your money on. and if you're looking for a way to celebrate the big game, there's no shortage of events here in las vegas.
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high pressure is getting comfortable over the desert southwest. temperatures will push slightly warmer today than we saw yesterday, although overnight lows in the upper 30s will handcuff us and keep las vegas from getting into the mid 60s. that said, 61 for a high in early february is still pretty great. sunday will be even warmer with highs in the mid 60s, helped by some compressive warming from some slightly stonger north winds. winds won't be too strong, but will gust to about 20mph in the
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day sunday before diminishing for monday. temperatures monday will push 70 with even warmer highs coming tuesday andy. mid week las vegas will see highs up in the mid 70s still with clear sunny skies. the end of the forecast period brings the first real chance for any clouds with a dying cold front off the california coast tossing some
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temperatures will still hover right around 70. that's up 20% from last year. nevada experienced the greatest from getting into the mid 60s. highs in the mid 60s, helped by some compressive warming from valley through the day sunday before diminishing for monday. temperatures monday will push 70 with even warmer highs coming tuesday and wednesday. mid week las vegas will see highs up in the mid 70s still with clear sunny skies. the end of the forecast period out way. temperatures will still hover right around 70. ((ad-lib at desk)) the countdown is on, super bowl 50 just one day away! a lot of visitors are in town to watch the action at the
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but along with betting on who wins the game.. prop bets are growing in popularity. many sportsbooks will let you bet on everything from the winner of the coin toss.. to the legnth of the national anthem.. and even the color of the gatorade that gets dumped on the winning coach. chuck esposito sunset station 14:24:32 prop bets have become a bigger and bigger part of big game sunday. there are just so much fun. we try to be creative try and think outside the box. something. the carolina panthers are about 5 and a half point favorites to beat the denver broncos.. to win superbowl-50. the biggest football weekend in the country, means a big marathon here in las vegas.
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game 10k." festivities kicked off yesterday in downtown las vegas, but they do continue through tomorrow. if you still want to register for the race, you can do so from 10 a-m through 6p-m at the health and fitness expo. there's also a pre race happening from 3 to 5 p-m at the "nacho daddy" restaurant. the big race is happening tomorrow. the animal foundation has a fun program you can take advantage of. they call it "bet on the underdog" and it's happening all weekend long. today and tomorrow, adoption fees for pit bulls and chihuahuas 6 months and older will be waived. there are two locations you can visit. the one near washington and mojave in las vegas or the water street and lake mead parkway location in henderson. when good morning las vegas returns... the ronald mcdonald house joins us in studio to talk about how you can help thousands of local families in need.
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nearly 200 families for a totaly of 35- hundreds nights. but while the charity is helping parents at a time they need it the most-- they can't do it alone..
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how your family can make a difference-- is alyson mccarthy-- executive director of the ronald mcdonald house charities. alyson mccarthy, ronald mcdonald house charities, executivedirector (questions) tell us about today's food drive how can people help? are there any particular items that the house is in need of? what is the impact of the food drive? tell us about ronald mcdonald house charities if you would like to help-- you can drop off your donations at
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food and drug location-- anytime between 9 a-m and 3 p-m today. and here's a list of just some items you may want to donate--- including food items, cleaning supplies, toiletries and paper goods and hospital program items such as individually
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over 300 valley kids. it's to help recognize and honor "national girls and women in sports day." the clinic runs from twelve thirty until two thirty. it leads into the unlv lady rebel and fresno state game. at that game, mayor goodman will be presented with an honorary game ball before tipoff. high pressure is getting comfortable over the desert southwest. temperatures will push slightly warmer today than we saw yesterday, although overnight lows in the upper 30s will handcuff us and keep las vegas from getting into the mid 60s. that said, 61 for a high in early february is still pretty great. sunday will be even warmer with highs in the mid 60s, helped by will gust to about 20mph in the valley through the day sunday before diminishing for monday. temperatures monday will push 70 with even warmer highs the end of the forecast period brings the first real chance temperatures will still hover right around 70. thanks for joining us this
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good morning america is up next. and join us back here at 8 a-m for another full hour of the day's top stories and weather
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good morning, america. the high stakes debate. republican candidates just hours away now from taking the stage in new hampshire. tonight's face-off, right here on abc, may be one of the most crucial moments in the race so far. is trump looking for devine inspiration? >> i almost want to just go in and pray. >> and can rubio ride the iowa bounce to the top? saying i dropped out, it isn't true, it's a lie, keep voting. >> we're breaking down the coverage from new hampshire on this quickly shifting race. breaking news, dramatic rescues after a quake topples this apartment building. the devastating scenes, baby after baby pulled from the rubble. the desperate efforts to save lives happening right now.
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