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he spoke for nearly an hour. touching on familiar points of his plan for revolution...lamenting the demise of the middle class and pushing for better wages, more affordable health care, and health care as a right, not a privilege. he also talked about making public colleges and universities free.. and making wall street pay for it. sanders said too much wealth is in the hands of too few people. "what we have seen is a shrinking of the american middle class. today we have 47 million people living in poverty. almost all new weath and income today is going to the top one percent." near the end of his one percent." near the end of his because of a medical episode in the crowd. someone was led out on a stretcher. sanders at that point example of why everyone needs health care. live at the nugget chris now. bernie's opponent, hillary, wasn't in town today... but her husband was.
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clinton spoke to a crowd of a few hundred at his wife's reno campaign headquarters. kolo 8 news now's colin lygren was at today's rally. he joins us live in studio with what the president had to say... colin? sarah... president clinton was in town today to rally the troops... so to speak... ahead to tomorrow's caucus. he touched on some of secretary clinton's campaign promises... but mainly reminded people that tomorrow... every vote counts. nats - bill clinton. wooooooooooo the nation's 42nd president... campaigning today on behalf of who he hopes is the 45th president. "she is the single best change maker i have ever known, and that is what we need... while at his reno stop.... clinton touched on the supreme court. "president obama is right to try to fill this seat on the united states supreme court... he mentioned voting rights... and the citizens
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"a minimum wage worker and a billionaire are equally free to spend whatever they want on politics. i used to teach constitutional law and i wouldn't even give that a passing grade." and... the nevada p-u-c's recent move against solar. "hillary is opposed to what your utility did. walking away from supporting solar energy and she will try to turn it around." but this visit... mostly about tomorrow's caucus... and the effort to get as many hillary supporters to the polls as possible. "this whole election may come down to whether you can get everybody in this part of nevada committed to her, our lady, to caucus.." most rally goers today... leaving the speech... and going out to canvas neighborhoods "we're doing everything here we can to support her." "she, i think, is going to make a wonderful president. and it is not because she is a woman, but that does not hurt." "but they will be different good steps. because hillary is her own woman. she is married to bill, but she is the one who is going to be president." "i am going to be knocking on as many doors as many doors
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as many calls as i can.." trip to reno was short. tonight he is expected to speak in las vegas alongside both hillary... and their daughter chelsea live in studio... colin lygren... kolo 8 news now. candidates are scheduled to come to our area-- before tuesday's g-o-p caucus. ben carson is stopping by piper's opera hosue in virginia city-- monday morning. then jeb bush and ted cruz will be in reno monday night. also on monday-- marco rubio is planning on making stops in elko, reno, and minden. donald trump will have an event at the nugget on tuesday... while cruz makes stops in fernley, minden, and carson city. you can find more information about the campaign stops, at kolo t-v dot com. ### every election year, voter i-d laws are brought up. some think the laws help to prevent election fraud. others think they disenfranchise minorities, and tip the scales in favor of republicans. south carolina is gearing up for the first vote in the south, -and it's the first state to impose a voter i-d law. kolo 8 news now
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zampa spoke with experts in the palmetto state. voter id laws have evolved since south carolina pioneered the requirement in 1950 - but the question has remained the same throughout the years: why are the laws really in place? 33 states have voter id laws - some are stricter than others. professor todd shaw: "it's a form of a poll tax." statistics point to a decline in racial minority turnout when id is required. university of south carolina professor todd shaw says voters shouldn't have to jump through hoops. professor todd shaw: "i don't think it's just an absolute coincidence that you sort of had these laws being erected over the last sort of decade or so as you've seen this sort of record turnout in mobilization." in many states, there's the option to fill out a provisional ballot if a voter doesn't have necessary documents. however, provisional ballots are not the same as real ones, with states having the final say in how to treat them. samuel selph is president of the richland county election commission. he says in his county there are options for everyone to vote. president samuel selph: "i don't know why these laws came into place. but i don't
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in richland county, that they have been an impediment to minority voters at all." and some voters say people should just follow the law. david webb: "if you want to be a good citizen and you want to vote, you should get busy and get an id." kaye webb: "don't you think if it's the law they'll make plans to tend to that?" the general election is when most say voter id has the biggest impact, when democrats and republicans go head to head. but tomorrow here in south carolina, gop voters will have to get out those id cards all the same. reporting in columbia, i'm peter zampa. you can get the most up-to-date election information anytime with mobile app. you can download if free for apple or android from your phone's app store.### the body of late justice antonin scalia is lying in repose, inside the building where he built his legacy, as a conservative legal i- con. scalia's flag-draped casket was carried up the steps of the
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a day of public mourning for one of the court's most influential members. the eight remaining members of the court... scalia's family... and nearly 100 former law clerks-- attended a short ceremony in the court's great hall. the reverend paul scalia, the justice's son, and a catholic priest, said prayers. "you have called your servant antonin out of this world. may he rest in peace." scalia's clerks--- took turns standing vigil throughout the day, as and dignitaries including president obama, and first lady michelle obama, paid their respects. vice president joe biden and his wife jill biden, will attend scalia's funeral mass tomorrow. #### the white house says president obama will information about potential supreme court nominees this it includes details of their professional careers, records and the president is expected to face significant oppostion from senate
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vacant until after the election.### sunny skies are in the forecast this weekend--- and they could stick around. chief meteorologist jeff thompson joins us live from the weather center. jeff, might be a good weekend to get outside, especially on sunday. high pressure will rebuild over the weekend and into next week. while nights will stay chilly, afternoons will warm back into the 60s for western nevada valleys, with 50s in the sierra. expect occasional high clouds, with light wind through monday. stormy weather is not back in the forecast until at least the next weekend. -jeff saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 30. southwest wind around 5 mph. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. west wind around 5 mph. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 34. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
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into the 60s for western nevada valleys, with 50s in the sierra. expect occasional high clouds, with light wind through monday. stormy weather is not back in the forecast until at least the next weekend. -jeff saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 30. southwest wind around 5 mph. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. west wind around 5 mph. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 34. new developments in a shooting investigation at a reno mobile home park: police now have a suspect in custody. 32-year-old anthony galbraith is facing open murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges for the shooting at the ponderosa park on kietzke lane. police tell us the victim was shot in the parking lot wednesday night. police have not released details
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circumstances of the shooting, but they say galbraith and the victim knew each other. the investigation is still ongoing. it you know anything call secret witness at 322-4900 ### two people are dead, and one injured after a shooting near the las vegas strip. investigators say a fight broke out at the miracle mile shops friday morning. the fight was carried outside. police say minutes later... a car pulled up, to the cosmopolitan casino hotel. a man and woman suffering from gunshots wounds were inside. the woman died from her injuries the man was taken to the hospital. another woman.. with a gunshot wound.. was found dead in the street. no one was arrested. ### hoverboards are under more scrutiny. the federal government is promising swift action if they don't measure up to safety standards. and, panic minutes after a helicopter crashed into water. a teen boy... trapped below the surface. the dramatic rescue. plus, chief meteorologist jeff thompson has your forecast. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 5:00 with sarah
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may be suprised by some new research... dave could the secret to longevity be poker or a book club. amanda the thing they have in common that researchers say could be a key factor to a long, happy life. dave
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morning rthis could be the greatest view of something you can't actually see. it's a massive black hole about 300-million light years from earth. scientists took these pictures with the hubble space telescope. this black hole is larger than one-million suns combined. but it cannot be seen because black holes pull light in with their gravity.
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figure out their size by looking at the stars around them.### high pressure will rebuild over the weekend and into next week. while nights will stay chilly, afternoons will warm back into the 60s for western nevada valleys, with 50s in the sierra. expect occasional high clouds, with light wind through monday.
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the forecast until at least the next weekend. -jeff saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 30. southwest wind around 5 mph. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. west wind around 5 mph. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 34. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. high pressure will rebuild over the weekend and into next week. while nights will stay chilly, afternoons will warm back into the 60s for western nevada valleys, with 50s in the sierra. expect occasional high clouds,
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stormy weather is not back in the forecast until at least the next weekend. -jeff saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 30. southwest wind around 5 mph. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. west wind around 5 mph. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. monday: sunny, with a high near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 34. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. wednesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 63. the weekend and into next week. while nights will stay back into the 60s for western nevada
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expect occasional high clouds, with light wind through monday. stormy weather is not back in the forecast until at least the next weekend. -jeff saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 53. calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 30. southwest wind around 5 mph. sunday: sunny, with a high near 57. west wind around 5 mph. sunday night: mostly clear, with a low around 32. near 60. monday night: mostly clear, with a low around 34. tuesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. tuesday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 34. wednesday: mostly sunny, with a high near 64. wednesday night: partly
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girls coat, because of a choking danger. buttons on the girls crew-cut puffer coats, can come detached. about 16-thousand of the coats were sold. no injuries were reported. if you have one of the coats, return it to j- crew for a refund. you can find information about the recall-- on kolo t-v dot com. click on hot topics. ### the federal government is cracking down on hoverboards. regulators have notified manufacturers--- they'll seize or recall any of the devices, that failed to meet federal safety standards. there have been 52 reports of fires, according to the consumer product safety commission. the c-p-s-c says many of the incidents would not have happened, if the hoverboards met existing standards. ### if you have a drone... listen up. today is your last day to get it registered.
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more than half a pound, you get it registered with the f-a-a. more than 340-thousand drones have already been registered. you can register online. it costs 5-dollars, and is valid for 3 years. you could be fined a quarter-million dollars, if you don't register your drone. ### gas prices are starting to creep back up around the country... but there's still good news for nevada. here's a look at the numbers from triple-a. the national average has climbed two cents a gallon in the last week up to a dollar -72. but prices are still falling here in nevada. the state average is last seven days... to 2-0-3 a gallon. and in reno... the average sits at 2-22. that's down seven cents. remember these are average prices. they may be higher--- or lower where you are. you can always find the best gas prices in your neighborhood by going to kolo tv dot com - and clicking on "hot topics". ### terrifying moments caught on camera... during a helicopter
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the struggle that trapped a teenage boy under water for several minutes. plus-- "my name is jesse. i'm a volunteer in reno with the hillary clinton presidential campaign. how are you?" meet one of the youngest people-- attending the democratic caucus tomorrow. the loophole that allows people to participate, even if they're too young to vote. for news while you're on the go, listen to our
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hawaii. a helicopter on a site- seeing tour over pearl harbor crashed... and the entire thing was caught on camera.... including strangers jumping into the water to help. brandi hitt shows us the dramatic video. the terrifying helicopter crash was captured on camera... daniel rose, witness: "it was a little surreal... it was very scary." a tourist chopper -- seen here -- plunging into the water near
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center thursday... just feet from shore. a 15-year-old boy -- among those on board -- remains in critical condition. arielle garbarino, witness: "we just turned and ran... didn't have much time before it hit." shawn winrich, witness: "ran over there as most of us did to start jumping in and helping." you can see witnesses diving into the murky water... to rescue a family of four... and the pilot. chris gardner, rescued chopper passengers: "anybody else would have done the same thing. luckily the helicopter was only in about 10 feet of water." and -- it had no doors. one by one... they all surfaced from the water. but chris gardner says the teenage boy... could not free himself from his seat belt. chris gardner, rescued chopper passengers: "got a knife and we were able to slightly cut through... and it took a long time - it was six or seven minutes." the bell 206 -- a single engine 5 seat aircraft -- was built in 1979. and the tour company -- run by genesis aviation -- is not commenting on the crash. darla thompson, witness: "we couldn't tell if it was going to hit land or if it was going to hit water." witnesses say they heard the chopper sputtering... and two large bangs... before it went down.
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will be on scene today. the water... and the navy is helping in the recovery process. brandi hitt -- abc news -- los angeles. an assessment of the el faro's boilers found parts that had "deteriorated severely" or needed to be replaced. that was the testimony today a coast guard hearing on the sunken cargo ship. company enigneers said: despite the issue, they believed the ship was still fit to sail. the 40-year-old vessel's boilers were scheduled for service a month after its ill-fated voyage. the el faro sank in a hurricane in october. all 33 crew members on board died.### the democratic caucus in nevada is tomorrow. tonight on kolo 8 news now we're introducing you to one of the youngest caucus goers. and get this, he's in high school. plus... a challenge against hillary clinton's run for the white house... because-- she's a woman. one man says the wording in the
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in less than 24 hours nevada democrats, will caucus. and republican voters will cast their ballots in the south carolina primary. most recent polls in south carolina show donald trump's leed lead shriking. he's followed by senator ted cruz who campaigned with duck dynasty star phil robertson today. on their heels: senator marco rubio, who is campaigning in columbia with south carolina governor nikki haley.. this primary could thin
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"i think this is at best a four-way going forward. so, it's six to four. and it could be a three- way race after tomorrow." for the democrats, polls show a dead heat between bernie sanders and hillary clinton ahead of tomorrow's caucus in nevada.### ?do you remember what it was like to be 17? you're priorities may have been cars, getting into college, or even a senior prom date. a 17-year-old we talked with, has other plans. kolo 8 news now terri russell introduces us to jesse allison, because he's taking part in the democratic caucuses tomorrow. you may be wondering how it is all possible. under democratic party rules if you are eligible to vote in november, meaning 18 years of age...you can caucus on saturday. jesse: hi my name is jesse and i am with the hillary clinton presidential campaign, how are you? despite his busy high school schedule jesse allison has found time to make calls on behalf of the clinton campaign. jesse: ok good to know.. jesse says a friend of his talked to him about the former secretary of state, he did his
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the candidate for him. jesse allison/17 year old: .hillary actually wasn't raised in an extremely wealthy household. she was raised by a single mother. she didn't grow up in the kind of environment you would expect somebody who was going to run for president to grow up in. jesse says his parents are poitically active, so getting involved in a presidential campaign is not so unusual. besides making phone calls on the candidates behalf, he's calso canvassed neighborhood on behalf of hillary. jesse:. i said, yea sure, and it was very rainy and cold but it was really fun. not a lot of people answered the doors but when they did it was great. he says he's excited to participate in the caucuses--his first of what he hopes will be many in his future. a future he hopes that will include the first woman president of the united states. jesse turns 18 on july 11th. after graduating from high school, he will attend unr in hopes of earning a degree in psychology. tomorrow we will

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