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or lower the heat, by 10 degrees. and always keep your water heater set at 120. a little bit of common sense goes a long way. get more great tips at energysaver.gov. it's wednesday, january
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we want to get straight to the weather this morning. a lot of ice and fog out there. the next winter storm is moving into the region today bringing additional snow as well as travel impacts across the sierra. another, weaker storm may impact the forecast area on saturday before a ridge of high pressure returns to the region early next week. main change to the forecast was to add freezing fog to many valley locations and to issue a freezing fog advisory. many locations are reporting lowered visibility as well as very icy roads. morning commuters are urged to leave plenty of extra time for travel as roads will be extremely icy and hazardous. dense freezing fog
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consolidated in the vicinity of the reno someone's 2016 could begin on a high note if a winner is chosen in tonight's powerball drawing. the jackpot is now estimated at 450 million dollars... and the chance of winning had people in nevada running across the state line to buy a ticket... kolo 8 news now's rebecca kitchen is here with a look at some of the lines yesterday.... good morning dave... even with the snow the lines were out the door early on at gold ranch yesterday... ... the fervor for winning that big jackpot brought out more people than they normally see. gold ranch's general manager tom machintosh says it's always exciting to see so many people come out.. they of course have their regulars but he says anytime the jackpot goes over that 300 million mark... the lines start going out the door. the odds of winning this latest jackpot is about 1 in 292 million.... but machintosh says he is keeping his
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win... he says it's been a lucky week for people who bought lotto tickets at gold ranch on saturday one of our guests won 12 thousand 700 dollars and on wednesday somebody hit that fantasy 5 for 69 thousand dollars so its been a great week out here. macintosh says he hopes the luck will continue into tonight and a powerball winner will come from a ticket bought there. he says gold ranch had a big winner with the super lotto back in the early 2000s but has never had a big powerball winner. people of course have their own ways of picking numbers... some go with quick picks.. others filling out their lucky numbers.... other people research which numbers are picked most often and go with those but max wiswell who buys a lotto ticket every week says he has one trick that gives him and everyone in line hoping the same thing.... "i limit it to once a week and a minimal amount of oney so it if
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yes that's right.. you can't' win if you don't until 6:45 tonight to head up to gold ranch or to hallelujiah junction. if you win... the lump sum 275 million before taxes.... that breaks down to about 44 million dave the last time a powerball jackpot was this high was february of last year... we have a consumer alert to tell you about this morning. experts say u-s airlines are raising roundtrip fares on domestic flights by 6-dollars -- the highest large scale increase since june of last year. southwest airlines, american, and united --
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have confirmed the price increase. they say the hike covers corporate, leisure and deeply discounted fares. experts say the increase could be rolled back, but that's unlikely with support from so many airlines. turning now to the race for the white house. the first caucus dinner on the west coast will be held in las vegas today. the nevada state democratic party and u-s senator harry reid will host the 'battle born' dinner. all three democratic presidential candidates will be at the event. nevada will be the first western state and the third state in the country to make its voice heard in the democratic presidential primary. nevada's democratic caucuses will take place on february 20th. republican presidential hopefully donald trump wil also be stopping in the silver state. the leading g-o-p candidate will be at the reno ballroom located at 401 north center street on sunday. doors open at 11 a-m but the event begins at 1 p-m. the rally is open to the
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congress will send a full repeal to the white house today, to overturn president obama's health care law. similar bills in the past have been blocked in the senate, but this time the legislation already passed the senate, under special budget rules blocking a filibuster by minority democrats. the house expects obama to veto the measure, but they say thats the point because sending the legislation to the president's desk still fulfills promises made to their constituents and underscores the differences between the two parties in a presidential election year. president obama unveiled a series of executive actions on gun control yesterday. obama wiped away tears as he recalled what he's described as his saddest day in office... the slaughter of 20-first graders and six adults in the sandy hook school shooting. "every time i think about those kids, it gets me mad. and by the way, it happens on the streets of chicago every day.
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under the president's new executive actions, a warning has been given to nearly all gun sellers to conduct background checks or risk prosecution. plus new f-b-i and a-t-f agents, 500 million dollars for mental health care and a new push to develop smart gun technology. here in nevada 91 murders were caused by firearms in 2013. and in 2014-- that number jumped to 94. local law enforcement told kolo 8 news now theres a common theme on how to combat the problem of gun violence and that is improving relations with the mental health community. trt: 11 sheriff chuck allen, washoe county, "they will always find a way to acquire a weapon and i think as you continue to add restrictions on firearm purchases it just makes it more difficult for the law abiding citizen." s-b 2-fourty is a bill that passed in 20-15. it allows mental health court records-- to be placed into the national crime information center. if you would like to see the stats on crime in our state... the information
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public safety. a man who's lived in northern nevada for a decade, is currently facing deportion. local advocates and religious communities are teaming up to save this husband and father from going back to mexico. but kolo 8 news nows catherine van explains how the odds might be against him. arlene: how can we be a family if we're going to be a part. a family can't be apart. arlene torres stands before the media asking the public for some compassion for her husband, jose gastelum. arlene: to be without him is like our lives will change. he's set to be deported back to mexico friday... after living in northern nevada without documentation for almost a decade. the family has teamed up with local churches and an advocacy group call actionn to rally enough support from the community to stop the u.s. immigration and
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jd: he would desperately want to make right with the law, but there is no opportunity. if he makes contact with ice, he'll be departed. people end up in the shadows because they can't make right with the law according to ice spokesperon, virginia kice... ... gastelum is not eligible for prosecutorial discretion... meaning he doesn't meet the requirements to stay. in a statement... she says gastelum was arrested for d-u-i in 2012... and was deported from the u.s. back in 2005... both violations are ground for deportation. the couple has has two sons... edgard and dilon... both american- born. torres worries what his leaving the county would mean to her family. arlene: he helps me a lot with my son's sickness. he's the support of our family. he's the only one working. the youngest... dilon suffers from a severe form of eczema that has forced torres to stay home and take care of the family. edgard: it's going to ruin it because we're not going to be a family and my mom is going to be working and she's not going to have time with us. that was catherine van
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gastelum gets to present his case one last time to ice on friday... which is also the day he is set to be deported. while we're dealing with an icy reno mess this morning... we're going to take you across the world to the netherlands... where one man is making the best of any icy situation there. and it's a first alert weather day again today. and it's not just this mornings extreme ice that you need to be worried about. more snow is on the way too. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" noah hi, i'm noah bond. sarah and, i'm sarah johns. noah a social studies assignment centered around a provocitive image is stirring up controversy at a lyon sarah what parents are saying... and the school district's response... tonight on kolo 8 news now at five.
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the next winter storm is moving into the region today bringing additional snow as well as travel impacts across the sierra. another, weaker storm may impact the forecast area on saturday before a ridge of high pressure returns to the region early next week. main change to the forecast was to add freezing fog to many valley locations and to issue a freezing fog advisory. many locations are reporting lowered visibility as well as very icy roads. morning commuters are urged to leave plenty of extra time for travel as roads will be extremely icy and hazardous. dense freezing fog appears to have consolidated in the
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early this morning so if you have a flight be sure to check its status before heading out. several flights were redirected and cancelled overnight due to the dense fog and low visibility. bulk of the next storm is expected to move into the sierra this morning and then into western nevada by midday. spillover doesnt look spectacular with this storm, so we anticipate most of the impacts and precipitation will remain in northeastern california and the sierra locations. the system is also still trending a bit farther south than the previous storm, so heaviest precipitation amounts will likely be south of highway 50 as the storm pushes
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today bringing additional snow as well as travel impacts across the sierra. another, weaker storm may impact the forecast area on saturday before a ridge of high pressure returns to the region early next week. main change to the forecast was to add freezing fog to many valley locations and to issue a freezing fog advisory. many locations are reporting lowered visibility as well as very icy roads. morning commuters are urged to leave plenty of extra time for travel as roads will be extremely icy and hazardous. dense freezing fog appears to have consolidated in the vicinity of the reno airport
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you have a flight be sure to check its status before heading out. several flights were redirected and cancelled overnight due to the dense fog and low visibility. bulk of the next storm is expected to move into the sierra this morning and then into western nevada by midday. spillover doesnt look spectacular with this storm, so we not sure if we could skate on our icy roads... but check out this video from the netherlands. roads there are so icy... them! even though the holidays are over... there are still some deals you might want to check out in the month
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explain why. and twitter users you'll soon be able to make your rants as long as
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announcer: here's to the things that can keep us safe. and, now, those that we carry with us everywhere will bring us wireless emergency alerts, with a unique sound and vibration, you'll be in the know, wherever you are. with the holidays behind us, the last thing you want to do is plan another shopping trip, but experts say january has some of the best deals. according to deal news
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start the year off with new fitness equipment. experts say there aren't necessarily more deals on equpiment after the holidays but there are a lot of discounts from a variety of companies. and believe it or not, january is a good month to buy winter apparel. with the prime outerwear buying behind us, retailers will be discounting coats and sweaters like crazy. and it's a good idea to shop for a valentines day gift early this year. january sees numerous discounts on diamonds and pearls from retailers. finally christmas decor is at an all time low right now. most retailers cut up to 70-percent off the seasonal inventory, making it a good time to stock up for next year. january also has some of the worst deals you can find. one of those include furniture -- specifically matresses. experts say the best time to buy those is in april. but if you are planning to head online to get some of those deals.... reno police say recently they've had several reports of scams and robberies stemming from online shopping. and speaking of shopping... local police are warning of online
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when it comes to buying something on craiglist, they say.. never meet anyone at your house or where you work... instead meet in a public place. don't pay with large sums of cash... and go inside a bank to take money out.. don't use an atm... never give your bank account or credit card information meet during the day and take a friend with you. and when in doubt, meet the other person at your local law enforcement station the biggest tech show in the world is going on in the silver state... coming up in our 6 o'clock hour, we're going live to the convention floor.
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it's about time the taco...came out of its shell. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. it's always worth
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that icing the cinnamon rolls is a privilege not a right. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. moving into the region today bringing additional snow as well as travel impacts across the sierra. another, weaker storm may impact the forecast area on saturday before a ridge of high pressure returns to the region early next week. main change to the forecast was to add freezing fog to many locations and to issue a freezing fog advisory. reporting lowered visibility as well as very
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in today's "techbytes," the consumer electronics show kicking off. >> we're getting an early look at some of the gadgets. nikon showing off its first-ever action camera, this allows users to shoot 360-degree high-definition views. fitbit unveiled the blaze. a variety of fitness tracking features. >> and it comes in a choice of leather and stainless steel straps. the device is expected to hit stores in march. and twitter is dropping more hints e 140-character limit may be going away soon. >> well, users have been getting around the present limit by tweeting photos of page of text. >> they're aware of a desire for longer messages. as 10,000 characters. >> i don't kno your body was made for better things than
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before you and your rheumatologist move to a biologic, ask if xeljanz is ght for you. xeljanz is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can reduce joint pain and swelling in as little as two weeks, and help stop further joint damage. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections, lymphoma, and other cancers have happened. don't start xeljanz if you have an infection. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts, and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests before you start and while taking xeljanz, and monitor certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you were in a region where fungal infections are common, and if you have had tb, hepatitis b or c, or are prone to infections. xeljanz can reduce the symptoms of ra, even without methotrexate. ask your rheumatologist
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