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is 7 point 7-2-5 percent. this would make washoe county's sales tax the highest in the state. right now - clark county has the highest sales tax with 8 point 1-5 percent. the tax will raise 781 million dollars for school repair and construction over the next nine years.## a man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after crashing his car into the truckee river. this happened about 9-30 this morning. the cause of the crash remains under investigation. an oregon man is recovering after being stranded for a week in gerlach. 69 year old philip besanson, was driving from arizona back to eugene, oregon when his pickup truck broke down. according to the washoe county sheriff's office, besanson stayed with his truck and drank melted snow and rationed a small supply of canned food.
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dennis hippert were checking the road conditions when they saw besanson's truck. they took him to a hospital, where he is recovering. ## sheriff chuck allen says, besanson did the right thing by staying with his truck. if you are planning on traveling alone.tell someone where you are going and when you expect to be home. stay with your vehicle because it'll provide shelter and make it easier for rescuers to find you. still warm today - but not quite as spring like as yesterday.... is that storm going to arrive sooner than we thought? let's check in with dick stoddard for a look at your weather now forecast. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds into early next week, except for some stronger gusts in higher elevations on sunday. a fast moving storm will bring a return of wintry conditions wednesday
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winds...rain...and mountain snow. && .short term... high pressure remains over the dominant weather feature for the southwestern us with northeastern california and western nevada on the periphery of the ridge. a passing shortwave will bring controversial and iconic justices to ever serve on the nation's highest court. but, what happens now? who will replace antonin scalia? abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. the battle for the bench has already started? sot - sen. marco rubio /
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"barack obama would ram down our throat a liberal justice?" sot - donald trump / presidential candidate "it's called delay, delay, delay." from fighting words in the g-o-p debate last night? to challenges issued this morning. sot - sen. ted cruz / presidential candidate stephanopoulos: does that mean that you're going to filibuster anyone -- anyone that president obama nominates? cruz: absolutely. this should be a decision for the people, george. sot - gov. john kasich / presidential candidate "i would send somebody. // but the divisions are real. so let's just wait for an election." the sudden death of supreme court justice antonin scalia - adding a new bitter divide in this election year. sot - sen. bernie sanders / presidential candidate "it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms." sot - hillary clinton / presidential candidate "barack obama is the president of the united states until january 20, 2017 // that's a fact my friends, whether the republicans like it or not."
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high court for three decades. he died in his sleep saturday at a texas ranch during a quail hunting trip. so what happens now? president obama has already pledged action? sot - president obama "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor." but senate republicans quickly threatened to block any of his potential candidates? the short list likely includes circuit court judge sri srinivasan - largely considered the frontrunner - and presidential candidates spent their weekend in nevada. senator bernie sanders spoke to a crowd in reno yesterday. talking about creating a political revolution and demanding the u-s government to start representing everyone and not used the
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contributors. he also talked about investing in jobs and education. "washington is extrememly separated from the needs of working people and low income people. i can't do it alone i need your help. i look forward to working with you. thank you very much." meanwhile, hillary clinton was in henderson yesterday talking to a crowd about her experience and how much nevada suffered eight years ago during the recession. clinton will also have two public events in reno tomorrow. one is a health care forum at u-n-r where people can join her for "a conversation about the importance of healthc are for young women." the other rally will be at t-m-c-c from 2-30 to 4. if you want to r-s-v-p for either event, go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. sparks police asking
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what led to the death of a man on pyramid way. the shooting happened after 11 friday night. according to sparks police, officers were responding to call about a person with an unknown medical condition. an ambulance rushed the victim to the emergency room at saint mary's... where doctors discovered they had been shot. no information about the person who was killed is being released at this time. if you have any information that can help detectives, please call the sparks police department or secret the federal aviation association is investigating a helicopter crash which caused minor injuries. the crash happened just before 2 yesterday afternoon near the runway at the carson city airport. sheriff ken furlong says it crashed during take off right after its engine apparently failed. the pilot and a passenger were transported to renown. the airport was shut
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next week, if you're driving on i-580 in washoe valley you might see some flashing road signs. but don't worry this is part of a test by the nevada department of transportation. they will test their new wind warning system on tuesday from nine to one in the afternoon. during these tests, drivers of high-profile vehicles and passenger vehicles will still be allowed to travel on i- 580. taking a wild ride... all in the name of love... nearly a dozen couples tying the knot while riding a ferris wheel this valentines day. high pressure near the west coast will keep
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the eastern u-s. take a look at the "sea smoke" forming in boston. it's actually steam, not smoke. the fog forms when the cold air moves over the relatively-warmer
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this valentine's day is a cold one for much of the eastern u-s. take a look at the "sea smoke" forming in boston. it's actually steam, not smoke. the fog forms when the cold air moves over the relatively-warmer waters. high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds into early next week, except
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gusts in higher elevations on sunday. a fast moving storm will bring a return of wintry conditions wednesday and thursday with gusty winds...rain...and mountain snow. && .short term... high pressure remains over the dominant weather feature for the southwestern us with northeastern california and western nevada on the periphery of the ridge. a passing shortwave will bring some low chances of rain showers to the surprise valley and northern washoe county today. elsewhere, conditions will remain unseasonably mild with generally light winds. the exception will be some stronger easterly ridge gusts resulting from a tighter gradient between the passing shortwave and strengthening thermal low over the central valley of california. gusts 50 to 65 mph will be possible over the ridges with the stronger gusts occurring from alpine county through mono county. otherwise, temperatures remain warm with highs in the 50s to near 60 for sierra valleys and low to mid 60s for western nevada. there is potential for some locations to approach 70 on tuesday, but it will depend on how well valley inversions mix. winds will decrease as the pressure gradient relaxes and as the upper ridge shifts over the sierra. boyd
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through saturday... confidence is increasing in a fast moving medium storm system for wed-thu with a period of wind to kick things off wed-wed eve well in this case... a feris wheel.... local couples tying the knot while the wheel spins, we'll here what motivated them to take
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you've heard of fairy less than ideal? monday morning on gmr, we have the do's and don't when it comes to getting on track to improve your score. join us weekdays from 4:30 to 7am. amanda dave amanda dave amanda
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sanchez. that's how 16 couples tied the knot today. kolo 8 news nows chris buckley has the story. "love is in the air" way up in the air... on valentines day's 16 couples tied the knot on the scheels ferris wheel with k-bull's bob richards presiding. "it seems to be growing each year, people just want to do something untraditional." the couples are selected based on their stories.. "you know a lot of them never had that real first wedding so i think its a good opportunity to kind of have that second wedding so we give an opportunity for people to do it over again and why not get married on a big ferris wheel on valentines day." for five couples, it was their first time saying i do. the christ's have known each other less than a year.
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springs last year this is my next door neighbor." "why did you want to pop the question? because i love her" "what are you looking forward to? a long life!" other couples... choosing to renew their vows... "we've been married 31 years this is our third time renewing our vows." as they continue the ride ... together. "shes the love of my life." in sparks chris buckley kolo 8 news now. grassroots bookstore wants to help you find your literary soul mate with its annual 'blind date with a book' event. customers are invited to pick out their favorite book in the store... wrap them and attach a clue hinting of the contents inside. more than 300 blind date books have been chosen. the goal is to encourage people to take chance on a new book... and on love. while most readers
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seen pairings come out of blind date with a book. because we set up a table this year, there's room to work together and we've actually seen blind date with a book customers exchange phone numbers, start to talk about a book they love together, so we think we might be actually contributing to love in reno. each book will be on display until 8 tonight. today is valentine's day, but tomorrow is president's day. just as a reminder, most washoe county offices will be closed tomorrow. here's a list of some of the places where you won't be able to conduct business tomorrow - but... the office of the county clerk at the washoe county complex will be open. the administrative offices for the city of reno will also be closed. reno recreation facilities will all be
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northwest pool, which will be open during its normal hours. ## it's the type of story movies are made of... a love affair - 70 years in the making... how this couple who first met during world war two - have been reunited after a misunderstanding tore them apart.
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joyce fell in love during world war two.but a misunderstanding pulled them apart. but now they're back together. ivan watson shows us the reunion. norwood thomas never stopped thinking about joyce morris. the pair first met in 1944. she, a 17-year-old british girl living in london. he, a 21-year-old paratrooper for the u.s. forces. young love blossomed. "i mean we snogged as you call it when it was dark and nobody could see us." but their brief romance was interrupted - when thomas was deployed to normandy to fight in world war ii. after the war, he returned to the u.s. and invited morris to join him. but she misunderstood his letter and thought he was already married - so she refused his invitation and they went their separate ways. they married other people. thomas eventually became a widower. morris got divorced. last year, one of her sons found thomas
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reconnected on skype after more than 70 years. "i have your picture framed on my bureau and i say good morning to you every morning. and say i've missed you to that photo " "and i will say good morning back to you." "you broke my heart" "i'm not sure that's true." "what would you do if i could give you a squeeze?" "that would be lovely." a crowd funding campaign raised enough money to make that actually happen. this week thomas made the journey from virginiaiato adelaide. "well you're still vertical. hello!" a couple that first met just before d-day.. reuniting seven decades later . just in time for v- . or valentine's day. "it's about the most wonderful
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ivan watson, cnn. ben ross joins us now with a look at what we can expect in sports tonight at 6:30 hey kendra, here's what we're working on -- some harsh words for nevada from fresno state's head coach following yesterday's wolf pack win -- we'll tell you why he's giving the pack quote -- no credit -- for the victory -- plus the wolf pack women taking on the bulldogs today in fresno -- and a big day for a south tahoe snowboarder up in canada -- all that and more coming up tonight at 6:30
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a vithe ultrasound shows the baby punching himself so hard he knocks himself backwards. the video has been viewed around the world! the couple's specialist told them this was the first time in her 20 years of reading ultrasounds that she had seen
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high pressure near the west coast will keep above average temperatures and generally light winds into early next week, except for some stronger gusts in higher fast moving storm will bring a return of wintry conditions wednesday and winds...rain...and mountain snow. && .short term... high pressure remains over the dominant weather feature for the southwestern us with northeastern california and western nevada on the periphery of the ridge. a passing shortwave will bring some low chances of rain showers to the surprise valley and northern
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elsewhere, conditions will remain unseasonably mild with generally light winds. the exception will be some stronger easterly ridge gusts resulting from a tighter gradient between the passing shortwave and strengthening thermal
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valley of cal >> it's a family thing. you know, and they look forward to coming now. >> plus, the panel dishes on entitlement and saying "no" to kids. then, how to throw a theme party on a budget. rebecca regnier: there's a lot of pressure for birthday parties. >> plus, valentine's day ideas at home. we're making moms life easier one small victory at a time. moms everyday... a show made by moms for moms. pam tauscher: so i don't know about you guys, but at my house i have teenagers, and they somehow along the line have come to
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it just happens. when you get your driver's license, you just get a car. bao vang: wow! pam: it just happens. it's fabulous. bao: that sounds nice. pam: doesn't it? tiffany haywood: the car fairy just comes and drops it off. pam: so i'm trying to explain to them and teach them that, no, it doesn't -- it's just not the way it works. rachel garceau: it's the entitlement factor. and that entitlement is so prevalent and it's hard. it's this keeping up with the joneses thing but we see it in our children, which i think, you know, when a lot of us were kids, i don't know that there was that much to keep up with. you know, there wasn't the technology and the phones and the cars and all that stuff. so i feel like i'm still working on this with my kids that are eight and eleven. i'm good at saying "no" but sometimes i have to think about why i'm saying "no" as well. probably need to say "yes" sometimes as well, but it is a struggle. it's a struggle to know -- yeah. jen lennon: but i don't want to keep up with sometimes. because i don't like some of the trends that i'm seeing. pam: yeah. jen: whether it's the class selections that i feel like my kids are supposed to take because everybody else is or whether it's the next new gadget. sometimes i think it's okay to want to walk your own path,

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