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last minute decisions-- where bernie sanders and hillary clinton headed to gain last minute support. but first, we're following breaking news this hour... one person shot and killed on the valley's northeast side. good morning las vegas, i'm here's what we know about the shooting. calls came in to police around one this morning of shots fired in the area around lake mead and marion. when officers arrived, they found a man who had been shot. he was taken to u-m-c where he later died. metro is currently investigating. as always download our mobile/table app where will keep you updated fast and first on breaking news. the other breaking story we're following right now... metro says shots were fired at the gold coast casino----that's on flamingo near valley view. this happened earlier this morning. police say, nobody was hit with bullets. in total, four rounds were fired. by the time cops got there, the suspects had ran off. detectives are still at the casino, looking at video for any clues about the suspects and their motive.
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stories for you and bring you any updates as they become available. the time now is ... let's turn it over to 13 weather first meteorologist carlo falco with a check of the forecast. ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) all eyes are on nevada for the
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13 action news reporter parker collins is live near downtown las vegas ... with our caucus coverage.... parker? (((ad-lib)))) (((ad-lib))) ... reporting live parker collins 13 action news. hillary clinton and bernie sanders have had a busy week
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continued well into last night. both candidates pushing for last minute support-- in a race described as too close to call. neither candidate broke new ground with their speeches. instead, deciding to concentrate on their strong points while also working to rally their supporters to make sure they show up for today's caucuses. bernie sanders we are gaining momentum because people are tired of establishment politics..they're tired of establishment economics. sanders had a three hour-- rally in henderson. at the same time he was taking the stage, so was his opponent, hillary clinton, across town at the clark county amphitheater. she was joined by her husband former president bill clinton who's been traveling the state trying to rally her supporters. clinton touched on equal pay for women, and her foreign policy experience while rallying her supporters. imagine a tomorrow where the minimum wage is not a poverty wage where the people who are
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it all culminates tomorrow at 11a.m. you heard clinton say it. everything gets underway at 11 this morning. and 13 action news has your complete democratic caucus coverage throughout the day. we'll bring you team coverage as everything unfolds. you can also follow the results at ktnv dot com and on our ktnv mobile and tablet app. moving now to an update on a story first brought to you as it was breaking. thousands in laughlin in the dark for several hours... after an explosion at an n-v energy plant. this video shows some of the flames from that fire last night. investigators say a transformer at an nv energy plant exploded firefighters surrounded four engulfed units and waited for the flames to burn out! homes went into darkness and casinos were running on back up generators.. "my slot machine just turned off."
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of slot machines shutting down one by one. one of our viewers shot this video driving into laughlin-- quiet an eerie sight. casino guests we spoke with, were happy with how the situation was handled. there were no reported injures. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. good morning everyone! coming up... a live look at the national basilica where antonin scalia will be laid to rest up-- what family and friends are doing to bid farewell to the supreme court justice . the feud continues to escalate between the f-b-i and apple. the moves the f-b-i is making-- and why the teach giant could be facing some serious charges
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for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. and the league of conservation voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign...
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only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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i've watched as the house across the street has sat empty for over six years. i've watched good friends have their homes foreclosed on. people are still really suffering, and they're looking for somebody that is going to create bold change. wall street gave bad advice and bad loans over and over again, and nothing happened. people are so excited about bernie sanders because they know that he's not beholden to wall street. we need someone like bernie sanders that's going to fight for the middle class. we have to fix things now. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approved this message.
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chicago. officials there saying winds were so strong, wooden 2 by fours were actually falling from skyscrapers to the ground. luckily nobody was hurt. high winds are causing big problems especially on the highways in iowa. one big gust flipped over a big rig near cedar rapids. some wind gusts have been clocked at almost 60-miles an hour.. but luckily.. no reports of serious injuries. high pressure is in control over the desert southwest keeping the beautiful weather around for a very long time. high temperatures today will be in the low to mid 70s for the las vegas valley and some areas down the colorado river valley will see 80+. there really isn't much change expected for the next several days as highs will stay right
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for sunday and monday before dipping slightly on tuesday and wednesday. that "dip" will only be a few degrees and keeps highs in the low 70s with generally clear skies. temperatures recover into the mid and upper 70s for the end of next week. the biggest weather feature to watch for would be some
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and tuesday. winds could peak around 25mph or so in the valley with gusts in excess of 35mph in the colorado river valley. wind advisories aren't likely with winds of this magnitude. ((ad-lib at open set with live long time. high temperatures today will be in the low to mid 70s for the las vegas valley and some areas down the colorado river valley around 75-75 for sunday and monday before dipping slightly on tuesday and wednesday. that "dip" will only be a few
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low 70s with generally clear skies. temperatures recover into the mid and upper 70s for the end of next week. the biggest weather feature to watch for would be some slightly gusty winds for monday and tuesday. winds could peak around 25mph or so in the valley with gusts in excess of 35mph in the colorado river valley. wind advisories aren't likely with winds of this magnitude. ((ad-lib at open set with live pic in mon)) moving to some national news. new developments in the battle between apple and the fbi. the justice department is
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new action against the tech giant. the government agency is now calling on a federal judge to compel apple to hack into san bernardino attacker syed farook's iphone. if apple still won't do it, they could be held in comtempt of court. the fbi says opening farook's phone is urgent because it could hold critical clues about the san bernardino massacre manhattan's district attorney is lashing out at apple. "they are acting like teenagers, uhh saying no one can tell me what to do." apple officials say that right after the phone was recovered someone reset the phone's apple id making it even more difficult to retrieve the information. this morning-- many as 4-thousand people are expected to attend the funeral mass for the late supreme court justice antonin scalia. vice president biden and his wife will be there, along with the other justices and scalia's large family including 9 children and 36 grandchildren. abc's bazi kanani is in
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(vo basilica exterior. friday lines.) this morning, thousands will fill the largest roman catholic church in north america-the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. it's another chance to say farewell? after thousands more stretched for blocks outside the supreme court friday. (sot daniel lambright ) "scalia has been a figure in my life for my whole life time. (sot marc morano) "he set an example for americans that you can stand up on principle, you can stand up for the law." justice scalia's former clerks waiting in the light-filled great hall? where scalia's body lay in repose on the same platform that once held the casket of abraham lincoln. (nats father paul scalia) may the almighty god bless you. scalia's son paul, a priest, offered a prayer. (sot father paul scalia) you have called your servant antonin out of this world. also there to pay their respects- judges patty millett
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to be on the list of potential nominees to the supreme court. even though republican leaders said again friday in the washington post? they don't plan to confirm the next justice until after the presidential election? president obama is not waiting to act. that binder he carried as he left the oval office friday? filled with notes he's reviewing this weekend about possible nominees. ==bazi on camera tag== justice scalia passed away just a month shy of his 80th birthday. after this morning's funeral, family and friends will attend a private burial service. when good morning las vegas returns... do you have what it takes to "scale the strat?" next, we find out just how gruling the climb can be! you're watching channel 13 action news. we'll be right back on this
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. to sign up. joining me now is jennifer day and lisa king-- to talk more about the gruling 108 floor climb! 1) jennifer - you have climbed before, what is scale the strat? do you really climb up 108 floors of stairs up stratosphere tower? 2) lisa, you have a big team getting
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why participate in this fundraiser there must be easier things than climbing 1,455 stairs? 3) both of you work closely with the american lung association in nevada, what do they do for this community? who do they impact? 4) jennifer, what should people who are considering climbing
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signing up, any advice? 5) where can people register? scale the strat is next sunday february 28th. first climbers start at 8 a-m. cost is 60 dollars to
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dollars in fundraising. to get tickets just visit scale the strat dot com. there are a whole lot of people hoping they have what it takes
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let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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to space. nasa says they've received a record 18-thousand-300 applications for its astronaut candidate training program! competition is steep! of those who apply, only between 8 and 14 people will be chosen. since 1959, there's only been 338 astronauts. candidates who graduate the program will eventually be assigned to one of four spacecraft. they suffered a devastating utbs
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pceship to replace the one destroyed in an accident back in 2014. virgin atlantic has made several updates to its new and improved spacecraft, which has taken over three years to construct. more than 700 customers have already paid dollars for a seat. virgin isn't the only company that has invested in civilian space- travel. but, it is the only company focusing on space tourism. good morning las vegas.. still ahead this morning... you might've seen a big fire if you were driving on the southeast side of the valley last night. next, what firefighters say made this fire so big! ada isn't the only politicalons are gearing up
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for her "experience, leadership, tenacity," the las vegas sun endorses hillary clinton. just like planned parenthood action fund endorses clinton for her fortitude keeping government out tion voters action fund... for her bold plan to attack climate change. or the human rights campaign... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. just a progressive. i'm hillary clinton,
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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a pivotal race for president takes center stage in las vegas today! 13 action news is covering every angle as on the other side, voters in south carolina have a slew of republican candidates to choose from in their primaries today. good morning las vegas! i'm ... the time now is
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let's get started with a weather first check with carlo falco! ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) the countdwsn sjut hours efore thnevadaatic caucuses get
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13 action news reporter parker collins is live near downtown las vegas with our caucus coverage. parker? (((ad-lib)))) (((ad-lib))) roberta lange, chair of nv dem party "we saw hillary clinton have a razor edge in iowa and bernie sanders expected win in new hampshire and so it's our turn were the pivotal state." ... reporting live parker collins news. nevada voters aren't the only one's with a big day ahead. in south carolina, people will
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primary. candidates have been spending the week trying to gather support. right now, polls suggest donald trump continues to hold a lead, but senator ted cruz gaining some momentum. trumps had a busy week, exchaning words with the pope over immigration and chiming in on the battle happening between the fbi and apple over privacy and national security. first of all apple ought to give the security for that phone. ok? what i think you ought to do is boycott apple until such time as they give that security number. meanwhile, marco rubio is enjoying the endorsement of south carolina's top republican leaders, including governor nikki haley. he says he's feeling momentum and there's no pressure heading into today's primary. rubio is polling third, just behind ted cruz. after south carolina, the republicans shift their focus to nevada, ahead of next tuesday's caucus. we have an update to breaking
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person are rushed to the hospitla after getting hurt in a massive fire. the abandoned house went up in flames last night near las veags boulevard and silverado ranch. the firefighter who was injured was taken to the hospital, but we don't know in what condition. how big those flames were. we're also learning there were ao, firefighters had to bring water in to douse it. fire officials haven't mentioned what the cause of the fire might have been. -13- action news has obtained some pretty incredible video of a car fire. you can see the massive flames taking over the car. this happened last night on i-15 near the 215 exit. one of our viewers shot this video and sent it to us. no word on any injuries. now to a story you'll see only on 13-action news. a heartbreaking goodbye last night for a valley 12 year old who mysteriously died earlier
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death of maxine zepeda-lopez earlier this week. but her family is still no closer to finding out why she died. her 7th grade classmates now telling 13 action news how hard it's been on all of them. "it's been real hard for me lately every since she was gone, so i just decided to come here." maxine died last week after her mom says she came home with a stomach ache and neck pain. they took her to spring valley hospital where she was given a prescription for nausea pills. hours later.. they rushed her to umc where doctors told them it was maybe a virus. a few days later.. maxine passed away. (irma blood, grandma) "i go where are you going? she goes grandma i'm going to heaven with you....9 years later, she goes without me" maxine's family says they're consulting a lawyer because they believe something went wrong before her death. a man is behind bars this morning after his 12 year old
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this is olin manuel's mugshot. he's the father of sincere manuel. police olin onwed the gun tied to the boy's death. he's now facing charges of child abuse resulting in death and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person sincere died one week ago at a home near buffalo and vegas drive. two women are also facing abuse charges in north las vegas. police have released disturbing details on both cases.. one involves cynthia lavender. police say she was babysitting a friend's child when they were called because of an unresponsive 5 month old. lavender first said the baby fell off a bed but later told police she dropped him on a tile floor out of frustration. the boy died two days later from major head trauma and broken bones. the other case involves alejandra robles. she was working for an unlicensed daycare.. overseeing 8 children last november..
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month old boy into a crib causing permenant brain damage. patty "there are other cases out there that we don't know about. it's crucial that the public passes that information along to the police department when you notice it." police also want to remind taking care of your children. a developing story back here at home. a murder investigation is underway after two people end up dead on the las vegas strip. right now, the shooter is still on the loose. 415a at the cosmopolitan. male's been shot. butt to 9:50- there's a female do thet sreet metro saysimiracle mile shops at planet hollywood. some people tried to run, but were followed down harmon by bullets. one woman was shot dead on the street. while another woman, slowly dying, tried to drive herself and a man away from the shooters, ending up at "the cosmo". now, many people walking down the strip say they are worried about their safety.
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that's crazy...so you're telling me that i shouldn't come out at night" 14:07:45 to 14:07:47
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[ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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a video that went viral, shows the whole encounter. an employee at "willie's bar" refused service to two men, saying they quote "cannot serve polynesians." the owner of the bar is now issuing an apology. (nats) "they cannot serve polynesians here." "anybody that was offended, i'm trying to make it right. that's not the, that's not representative of us as a whole the owner of willie's lounge said he will hold a special training session -- to prevent something like this from happening again. meanwhile, the men who were refused service, are now reportedly talking to civil
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crews have pulled out the wreckage of a tourist helicopter from the waters near pearl harbor in hawaii. the chopper crashed in the water on thursday with five people on board. the whole thing was caught on camera. by standers who watched as the chopper fell from the sky, jumped into action to save those inside. they're now speaking out about what they saw. sot- arielle garbarino/witness "when someone screamed, like everyone get down i was like we just turned and ran. didn't have much time before it hit." a 15-year-old boy is still in critical condition this morning. the others have non-life threatening juries. the f-a-a is now investigating what might have caused the crash. the country of fiji is barreling down at this hour. a monster cyclone made landfall early this morning. this is being called the most powerful strom on record in the southern hemisphere! it's packing over 1 hundred 60 mile an hour winds, gusting at 200 miles an hour.
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turning to news about those hoverboards that were one of
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popular gifts under the tree this christmas. this morning, a stunning announcement about them from the federal government. safety officials saying all of the hoverboards sold in the are unsafe. abc's matt gutman has more. they've spontaneously combusted in malls? and on park paths? omg dude: it's on fire - it just blew up. been blamed for house fires? and banned on airplanes tonight the government - cracking down. sot cpsc it is irresponsible for a company to continue to sell hover boards that they know do not comply with the standard. risk serious injury or death if their
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and burn." 52 boards have burned since december?this couple's nashville home reduced to ashes after a hoverbaord caught fire sot family- it was the hottest item on many christm lists - ebay at one point selling one every 12 seconds? priests rode them in church - celebrities snapping them up - and sometimes tumbling down? nats mike tyson vid - let it breathe! mike tyson knocked flat? dozens of others hurt? mg: would you let one of your own children ride a hoverboard? ek: absolutely not. at least one retailer - amazon is honoring refunds? although some of the fires have been that's certainly an option that's now on the table. now that we have stated and put companies on notice that they must comply with the ul standard, to continue to be on the market. of the 11 companies contacted by abc news, only one, swagway, offered a statement: we have been actively working with the cpsc on the investigation of hoverboards. we have also been actively conducting r&d on our own and are continuing to work on improving our product features
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which remains a top priority for us. for gma mg abcn los angeles ahead today... the newest medical marijuana dispensary in the valley will open it's doors, and it has an unlikely owner. . dave kallas is a retired las vegas police officer. after spending years hunting down drug offenders in the streets, he never expected to one day, open up his own legal medical marijuana dispensary. but, a serious medical diagnosis changed his mind... now he says, he will continue to protect and to serve behind the counter instead of on the streets. 18:59:52:20 i am continuing with that philosophy because we're protecting people from going places they probably shouldn't go (the a-poth-the-care-ium) "the apothecarium" opens to customers at 11 this morning. you might be on the job hunt this weekend, so why not try to get into the medical marijuana industry? a new dispensary is looking for employees.
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fair today at lucky's lounge. that's on jones near warm springs. you have to be over 21, and not convicted of any felonies. also, don't forget to bring your resume! a las vegas casino owner is offering rapper kanye west a solution to his money problems. west recently tweeted he is 53 million dollars in debt. so, derek stevens, who owns 'the d," says he'll make kanye a deal----play a concert downtown and keep all the revenue from ticket sales. sot derek stevens, owner, the d i always try to bring more people to downtown las vegas, and i think with our events center, you never know what could happen, we have so many the venue holds about 10-thousand people which means kanye would have to price the tickets at around 5-thousand people which means kanye would have to price the tickets at around 5-thousand dollars each to cover his entire debt. still ahead...there's a big
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the runnin' rebels taking the court against u-n-r. there's also a way for you to help out local children at tonight's game! we'll explain, next! there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy.
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above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility,
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we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation. fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope. open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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wolfpack will square off at the thomas and mack center. the game tips off at 7 p.m. and fans also have a chance to give back to the community. the tark toy drive is taking place before the game. unlv fans are encourage to bring new stuffed toys for local children. thanks for joining us this
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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announcer: jack hanna's "wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everyone, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my base camp here at the columbus zoo, and welcome to "wild countdown." 70% of our planet is covered in water, and most of it is still unexplored. today we're gonna try and fix that. just like in the movies. whoo-whoo! diving in fiji... i've never seen anything like that in my entire life. the great barrier reef... these colors down there are incredible. and the caribbean sea. sue: you just felt like you were one with them. that's what i love so much. jack: plus my blooper of the week. 6 unbelievable undersea adventures, next on "wild countdown." i want y'all know it's me. this ain't no stuntman, this is jack going in the water. ohh! we tried to leave our tents. not even to go to dinner.

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