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... i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near average tuesday, then jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving off into the eastern half of nevada and keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. how's traffic looking so far? one accident in churchill county. no major delays on reno area highways. no major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio.
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with only one day left before the republican caucus...the majority of the remaining g-o-p candidates are coming to nevada for a last minute push. and the democrats are in the south courting the crucial african- american vote. here's abc's kenneth moton with more on the race for the white house. nat hillary clinton we just won nevada it's the democrats turn in the deep south while the republicans are now out west in nevada for tomorrow's caucuses. sot donald trump 16:35:35 we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! this morning, donald trump is still riding high after his big weekend win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates, winning evangelical voters. sot trump "you know, i didn't know i was going to win by that much. and we won by a lot./// that was sort of record-setting stuff." the gop pack is down to 5 contenders...jeb bush out.
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it out to become the trump alternative. sot ted cruz 17:48:26 donald trump has demonstrated that he has a relatively high floor of support but he's also got i think a ceiling. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she's already focused on the super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend. sot clinton "some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other" it was also another big rally for bernie sanders in greenville, south carolina. he got some celebrity help from actor danny glover. sanders is working to court the black vote...which lead to an awkward, luke warm reception at this predominantly african american church. tomorrow night, sanders and clinton will hit the stage for a democratic town hall at the university of south carolina. the republicans are spending today rallying in nevada where the latest poll has trump leading by 26 points. kenneth moton, abc news washington as kenneth mentioned... several of the g-o-p candidates will be making appearances today in the silver state ahead of tomorrow's
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rebecca kitchen is live from virginia city where supporters will have a chance to hear from dr. ben carson. good morning dave and amanda... this will be an interesting couple of days as these candidates make their final arguments for why they deserve to win nevada..... especially after governor jeb bush's decision to drop out of the race... his supporters are shopping around... ... yesterday... carson made a last minute visit to nevada....his appearance today was schedule but even with the short notice about 350 people showed up..... some telling our own catherine van they were looking for that new candidate to support. carson behind in the polls and coming in last in south carolina's primary.... really has a lot of ground to make
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however speaking to the crowd yesterday at the atlantis... he seemed to have an air of confidence... saying people shouldn't assume trump will be the nominee.... and he told the crowd... that voters should pay closer attention to policies... 0222d100 :11 ben: please learn and read. don't allow yourself to be manipulated like that. find out what socialism really is. the soft spoken carson does have his supporters.. they say they like that he hasn't gotten caught up in the mudslinging. carson and some of his supporters also have been comparing him to teddy rossevelt.. saying carson carries the big stick to help america win
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9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. pt "we the people" town hall piper's opera house 12 b street virginia city, nv 89440 interesting fact... i believe this will be the first presidential canditate to visit virginia ciy since ulysses s. grant in the 1870s. ted cruz is holding a rally this afternoon in elko. after that he'll be at the boys and girls club in reno for a rally at 7 tonight. cruz also has rallies planned in fernley, minden and carson city tomorrow. and marco rubio will be in elko for a rally this morning before heading to reno for a rally at the peppermill. that event begins at 12:30. he then heads to minden for another rally this afternoon. and finally, donald trump will speak at a rally tomorrow at the nugget casino resort.
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for more information about these campaign events and for up to date caucus coverage... just head to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. and as rebecca mentioned earlier... after a disappointing 4th saturday's south carolina g-o-p primary...jeb bush has ended his presidential campaign. bush started the 2016 race the odds-on favorite, with a huge campaign coffer from big-money donors. but he was unable to recover once donald trump started blasting him with personal insults, repeatedly as a rock" and "low energy." nevada senator dean heller is endorsing jeb bush had dropped out of the race. senator heller says he's convinced rubio can unite conservatives to beat the democrats in other bush supporters would also switch to representative mark amodei and assembly majority leader paul
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our community is mourning the loss of nevada senator debbie smith. she passed away yesterday at the age of 60. she began treatment for a malignant brain tumor a year ago. she was was first elected to the state assembly in 2000 and won a seat in the senate in 2012. governor brian sandoval ordered flags on all state buildings to be lowered to half staff in her honor. meantime politicians from across the state have expressed sorrow over her passing. reno mayor hillary schieve released a statement saying in part... quote "i, along with my fellow reno city council members, extend our sympathy to debbie's family and friends during this difficult time. she will be missed." and representative dina titus said "senator debbie smith was a dear friend, a valued colleague, and a genuinely good person. she always put nevada's children first and never sought any credit or personal attention." the search is on for the driver who police say was initially involved in a deadly pedestrian accident in northwest reno. 31 year old shilo auble
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before 7. investigators say it started when two cars were drag racing. that's when auble got out of his car and started running after the other car. police say that's when he was hit by a third--unrelated-- car. the driver of the car involved in the initial incident took off before police arrived. it's described as a small, dark colored passenger car. if you have any information about this accident, call secret witness at 322-4900. ## the "egg roll king" in sparks will be closed until fvther notice after a fire broke out at the business yesterday morning. the restaurant was closed at the time, so firefighters had to force their way inside. firefighters say the fire was in the kitchen cooking hood. no word yet on how it started. an update now on the missing douglas county woman. carolyn batchelor has
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california highway patrol found her s-u-v in the area of "inspiration point" overlooking emerald bay. search and rescue crews from eldorado county and douglas county are now searching the area. but the recent snow and steep terrain is making the search difficult. another mass shooting... this time in kalamazoo, michigan... now investigators are trying to figure out a motive for the killings. and today crews will be breaking apart a boulder at lake tahoe... and it'll be a big job causing some traffic problems. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" a large boulder is
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problems in the glenbrook area of lake tahoe. check it out... the boulder rolled onto westbound u.s. 50 saturday night. it's estimated to be 9 feet wide and 6 feet tall. n-dot plans on breaking the boulder apart today.
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removed, one lane of westbound u-s 50 will remain closed. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near average tuesday, then jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light
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a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving off into the eastern half of nevada and taking most of the mid and high clouds with it. the infrared satellite presentation is/was decent forcing- wise with the disturbance with a 120+ kt jet nose working into southeast california and southern nevada. however, the lower levels started
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moved through quickly so no more than a few sprinkles or a very brief period of light valley rain/higher tragedy in michigan as an entire family is found dead inside their home. the silent killer suspected in their deaths. and here's a look at today's pump patrol. according to gasbuddy.com you will pay .....1.99 at smith's and u-s-a gasoline. we have a link to the cheapest prices in your neighborhood on our kolo 8 app or at kolotv.com. remember... prices are subject to change.#
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we're learning more about saturday's horrific shooting spree in michigan that left 6 people dead and 2 others hospitalized. the suspect is due in court today to face murder charges. as reid binion reports... the incident has many people asking "why." "these were very deliberate killings." prosecutor jeff
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calm manner in which he says uber driver jason brian dalton carried out saturday night's shooting spree. "this wasn't hurried in any way, shape or form. they're on video. we've watched the video with law enforcement." dalton's alleged rampage played over the course of nearly seven hours... ...starting at an apartment complex late saturday afternoon.... ...where police say he gunned down a woman in the parking lot. the victim is hospitalized, and expected to survive... ....her neighbors described the horrifying attack. "he was here to kill." more than four hours later, another attack - a father and his teenage son shot and killed at a car dealership. just minutes after that, police say dalton opened fire on five people in a restaurant
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and injuring another. he was finally arrested just after 12:30 am sunday morning. a passenger who rode with dalton before the rampage described troubling behavior. "we got maybe a mile from my house, got a telephone call, after that call he started driving erratically. we were kind of driving through medians, driving through the lawn. once he came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away." perhaps even more bizarre, a source with knowledge of the investigation says dalton picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings. investigators think he was looking for even more fares after the final attack. i'm reid binion, reporting. -----end-----cnn.script----- --tag-- uber confirmed to cnn uber driver and said he had passed a they also issued a statement extending and families and the investigation. another tragic story out of michigan where police say a family of 6 was found dead inside their home... they believe from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning. a relative found the 2 children and 4 adults yesterday afternoon in their bedrooms in fenton township near the town of flint. the sheriff says a generator was running in the basement likely due to a power outage friday night. the incident reamains under investigation. lots of accidents on chair lifts across the country lately... things for skiiers to keep in mind to stay safe
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plus... what new research is showing when it comes to retirees and social activites. for news while you're on the move, listen to our news partner news-talk 780 koh
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something new each week... we'll bring you a park of the week. we're partnered with truckee meadows parks foundation and we'll feature a different park every monday.
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regional park, located off of sierra street in north reno. this park has lots of trails and open space and is home to the wilbur may arboretum and herman pond where you will find lots of waterfowl. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average when some people reach retirement age, a lot of them talk about long days of seclusion and relaxation. but a new study suggests that retirees get social. researchers from the university of queensland in australia say being socially active actually has the same health benefits as exercise -- and the more social groups a person belongs to in early retirement, the lower their risk of death. the study also showed
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within six years of stopping work was 2- percent for those who belonged 2 social groups during retirement. when a person dropped out of one of those groups the chance of death climbed to 5- percent. and when the person left both groups, the chance of death spiked to 12-percent. researchers concluded that social planning may be as important as university of queensland in australia say being socially active actually has the same health benefits as exercise -- and the more social groups a person belongs to in early retirement, the lower their risk of death. the study also showed the chance of dying within six years of stopping work was 2- percent for those who belonged 2 social groups during retirement. when a person dropped
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groups the chance of death climbed to 5- percent. and when the person left both groups, the chance of death spiked
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good morning. it's monday, february 22nd. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. candidates are gearing up for tomorrow's g-o-p caucuses here in nevada. many are making several stops throughout the silver state today. here's a live look from virginia city where republican presidential candidate ben carson will hold a town hall later this morning. he'll be at piper's opera house. doors open in about an hour this morning and the event begins at 9:30. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the
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bringing dry conditions above average temperatures today will ease down to near jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be a fast-moving upper keeton" from the "koh radio" traffic center. so far? traffic running no major delays on major delays on highways in northern california. back to you in the studio. thanks very much mike. in the race for the white house.... it's the democrats turn in the deep south while the republicans are now here in nevada for tomorrow's caucuses. trump is still riding high
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win in south carolina. he scored all 50 of the state's delegates. nevada caucus winner hillary clinton is favored in south carolina. she's already focused on the super tuesday states like texas where she rallied over the weekend. although clinton won the nevada caucus, bernie sanders saw an overwhelming amount of support from u-n-r students. many people said they support sanders because they have similar views on social policies. "pretty much all of them but i think the most progressive thing, what really seperates him from hillary- he has a lot of really great stances on racial justice which i think are really valuable, butt with i support the free education. i think higher education is very valuable for our country. the more people we have that have a higher education is going to do nothing but benefit us. " precinct 50-27... was made up almost entirely of students. in the end only 19 of the more than 200 people in the room supported clinton, giving all of the ten delegates to sanders. there were a few problems at caucus
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state. in las vegas, here in washoe county and many other places...long lines delayed the start of the democratic caucuses. caucus sites were reportedly still trying to register voters long past the scheduled noon start time. the overcrowding even pushed some precincts outside. and a bizarre moment during a ted cruz rally in pahrump. a heckler had to be escorted out of the event. take a look. 00-05 "where is a police officer, where is a police officer?" info no word on what that confrontation was all about the republican caucuses will start between 5 and 7 p-m tomorrow night. for more information on caucus locations near you ... go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. a company known for making firearms is expected to ask a connecticut judge to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the sandy hook elementary school shooting. the suit was filed against bushmaster
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that made the rifle used to kill 20 first-graders and six educators at sandy hook elementary in 2012. freedom group ... the north carolina-based parent company of bushmaster firearms ... says it's protected by a 2005 federal law that shields gun manufacturers from most lawsuits over criminal use of their products. a bridgeport superior court judge is scheduled to hear arguments this afternoon. bill cosby's wife, camille cosby, is set to be questioned today in a defamation lawsuit brought againgst her husband. in the lawsuit, seven women alleged cosby defamed them by branding them as liars when they went public about the sexual assault. cosby denied those allegations and filed a contersuit. lawyers for the cosbys attempted to reject the deposition subpoena, arguing camille cosby doesn't have any relevant information about the lawsuit. areva martin sot: " no wife wants to go into a deposition or public forum and have to testify about her personal relationship
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testify about his relationships with other women. " the cosby lawyers also argued that the converstations camille has had with her husband are confidential, but a judge ruled yesterday that the deposition hearing will go on. sports reporter erin andrews is set to return to nashville for her negligence lawsuit against marriott hotels. the suit stems from a case in 20-08 in which a man rigged hotel peepholes and filmed andrews changing clothes. andrews accuses marriott and others of allowing a man to book rooms next to hers, enabling him to make the videos. andrews is seeking 75- million dollars. the u-s supreme court will resume hearing cases today in the first session since antonin scalia's death. thousands of people attended scalia's funeral saturday. bells tolled for him as his flag draped casket was carried into the basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception in washington d.c.
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author harper lee was laid to rest at a private funeral in her hometown of monroeville alabama saturday. lee died friday at the age of 89. a group of local veterans will be cycling with purpose today. how a program in reno is helping rehabilitate service men and women in distress. experts weigh in...on stepping on the scale...how often you do it, may sabotage your weight loss efforts. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly
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some of us use bikes to get to work or to exercise. but one program is using them to help local veterans. and as kolo 8 news now's matt vaughan shows us ... a group will be riding later today to raise awareness about project hero. ride 2 recovery project hero, one of many
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will host an indoor cycling event on monday, february 22, 2016 starting at noon. it will be held at great basin bicycles, which is located at 8048 south virginia street in reno. the event, called "pedal 22 for the 22," will introduce cycling volunteers from the reno community to r2r program participants and start preparations for future outdoor group rides. the r2r program participants and cyclist volunteers at the event will be
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free for disabled veterans and $10 for the general public. participants are asked to rsvp for this event, as there are limited computrainer units available. the number 22 is significant because 22 veterans commit suicide each day , often due to despair reporting live from great basin bicycles in south reno ... matt vaughan, kolo 8 news now. if you're trying to lose weight, the bathroom scale can sometimes feel like your enemy. but research is saying that maybe we shouldn't fear the scale so much after all. but a recent study published by researchers at cornell university suggests that frequent weighing in, can help weight-loss
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weight can fluctuate by as much as five to six pounds per day, based on fluid retention or even the time of day they step on the scale. experts recommend weighing in once or twice per week, at the same time of the day, on the same days of the week. cg: leslie heinberg, phd/cleveland clinic "if you're trying to lose weight without gathering some of this information, it's a little bit like driving your car in a new town without the gps - you might stumble onto your destination, but having all that information, by having a roadmap, you're going to get there much more quickly and efficiently." :18 dr. leslie heinberg from the cleveland clinic says the number on the scale is just one piece of data. things like waist measurements and how your clothes fit are just as important for creating an overall picture of health. high pressure will
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nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near average tuesday, then jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. a fast-moving upper disturbance is moving
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taking most of the mid and high clouds with it. the infrared satellite presentation is/was decent forcing- wise with the disturbance with a 120+ kt jet nose working into southeast california and southern nevada. however, the lower levels started dry and the forcing moved through quickly so no more than a few sprinkles or a very brief period of light
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elevation snow was likely. today through wednesday, a ridge of high pressure builds over northeast california the sky tavern junior ski and snowboard program is having a big year... and they're looking to expand their facilities. they're hoping to install a new 2-thousand square foot dome for the "sky kids" program. that's the program for three-to-six years olds. more than 170 sky kids are participating in the program this year. it's the most kids they've seen in several years and their current space is too small. "we hope to have it done by the summer, have another great
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kids in. every year we get bigger and every year we're changing things around, making it better for the kids, for the parents, for everyone that comes up, and to have a great time." if you are interested in helping out with this project just go to kolo tv dot com and click on hot topics. like any thrilling sport skiing can take a dangerous turn at any moment. sometimes before a skiier even hits the slopes. as abc's clayton sandell shows us ... there are ways to stay safe as you make your way up the mountain. for more than 6 terrifying minutes, , this 11 year old boy dangles from a chair lift with the safety bar up, he had dropped a ski pole and slid out trying to catch it. then... that dramatic moment, volunteer rescuers holding out a tarp and urging him to let go?.he wasnot hurt. although chairlfit accidents are rare, a reminder this busy spring break season about how
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sot michael russo safety manager, copper mtn. resort if you think you are gonna drop something like a pole or a glove, it's best just to let that item drop, and then somebody can go back around and pick it up for you. but sometimes there are mechanical technical failures? like yesterday in west virginia... 25 people fell when the lift derailed, dropping 30 feet... 100 skiers left stranded?rescuers using harnesses to get them down sot lyons davidson: "when it hit the ground, everybody that didn't have their safety bar down got ejected out." 2 needed extra medical attention for minor injuries... the timberline four seasons resort saying in a statement: "all lifts undergo thorough and rigorous inspection and are in compliance with safety standards" clayton sandell abc news denver. the list of best actor
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who has never taken home the golden statue. will leonardo dicaprio finally steal the show. we have an oscars preview. for news while you're on the
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this year's list of oscar nominees up for "best actor" is stacked. nearly all have won an oscar or have been nominated before.
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leonardo dicaprio... and whether the 5-time acting nominee will finally take home the gold statue. abc's brandi hitt reports. script: nats -- 1 they are hollywood's leading men... nats - // "leo!" ...competing for oscar gold. sot -- eddie redmayne, best actor nominee // "it's a such an extraordinary ride." 1 this year's "best actor" nominees include -- brian cranston... matt damon... leonardo dicaprio... michael fassbender... and eddie redmayne... fresh off his win... last year. sot -- // "i am a lucky, lucky man." 3 damon - starring in "the martian" -- is also an oscar winner... taking home 1998's "best original screenplay"... alongside friend ben affleck. sot -- // "all our friends and family... and everyone back in boston watching us tonight!" 4 sot -- matt damon, best actor nominee // "18 years later i think it's... yeah... this is great.. and i'm going to smell the roses." 4 this is fassbender's second nomination -- playing the role of "steve jobs." nats -
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on it..." 2 and "trumbo's" -- bryan cranston -- is up for his first oscar? ever. sot -- bryan cranston, best actor nominee // "i'm delirious about it - i'm really happy about it." 3 nats -- but this year's favorite is di-caprio... in the brutal drama -- "the revenant." sot -- leonardo dicaprio, best actor nominee // "it's us immersed in this world. it's very rewarding." 3 sot -- lesley messer, abc news digital entertainment editor // "leo is one of those stars... who seems to be nominated every single year... and shockingly has never won." 5 look -- that's dicaprio in 1994?nominated for "what's eating gilbert grape... then "the aviator"... "blood diamond"... and "the wolf of wall street"... but -- no win. sot -- lesley messer, abc news digital entertainment editor // "that's going to end this year. this is his year." 2 in fact -- dicaprio has already won countless awards for "the revenant" -- including a golden globe... and sag award. find out if he takes home his first oscar... sunday. brandi hitt -- abc news -- hollywood. the oscars will be airing right here on kolo 8 on sunday. the road to gold sparts at 1 p-m. the red carpet pre- show starts at 2. and the oscars will
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the obamas got a special guest at the white house over the weekend. how this 106 year old is dancing her way into america's hearts. good morning coming up on good morning america new developments in that horrifying kalamazoo shooting the eldged
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wether the suspect here's a look at today's top stories.... several candidates making stops in nevada ahead of tomorrow's gop caucuses.
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will be in virginia city for a public town hall today. he'll be at piper's opera house, located at 12 b street. doors open at 7:30 this morning - the event begins at 9:30 a-m. this event is free but an r-s-v-p is requested. and ted cruz is holding elko. the boys and girls club tonight. cruz also has rallies planned in fernley, minden and carson city tomorrow. marco rubio will be in elko for a rally this morning before heading to reno for a rally at the peppermill. that event begins at 12:30. he then heads to minden for another rally this afternoon. our community is mourning the loss of nevada senator debbie smith after a fight with brain cancer. she passed away yesterday at the age of 60. governor brian sandoval ordered flags on all state buildings to be lowered to half staff in her honor. 31 year old shilo auble was hit and killed saturday night just
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out of his car and was hit by a vehicle passing by -- thats when the other driver involved in the race took off before police arrived. their car is described as passenger car. if you have any information call secret witness at 322-4900. your final check of the forecast. high pressure will strengthen over the sierra and western nevada, bringing dry conditions through the work week. above average temperatures today will ease down to near average tuesday, then jump to well above average for wednesday through friday. the next chance for light precipitation will be saturday. a fast-moving upper
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"she's dancin! what's the secret to dancin' at 106 years old?" virginia mclaurin is 106- years-old. she says she's waited all her life to see an african american president, so she couldn't help but dance with joy when she got to visit the white house. it was all possible through a social media campaign she started 2 years ago. get this-- mclaurin has lived through 18 presidents. we will back for an update in 30 minutes. gma is coming up next...
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good morning, america. donald trump on a roll. >> we won with everything. tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people. just won. >> the gop front-runner celebrates big back-to-back wins, now all eyes on the nevada, the next vote casts tomorrow. can marco rubio and ted cruz stop his momentum? the uber driver accused of killing six people, reportedly picking up fares during the rampage. now those passengers are speaking out. taking us inside the terrifying ride. >> we were driving through medians.
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>> and uber is responding to the attack. amazing escape. a megabus evacuated just moments before it goes up in flames. a reporter onboard shares an account. how they all got out alive. rocket man out of this world mystery. the newly uncovered tapes revealing the, quote, weird music, astronauts say was playing on the dark side of the moon. what the famous rocket man really heard. i'm a rocket man >> ooh, that was bad. >> but it felt so good. >> great monday morning here on "gma." we're getting to the bottom of that space mystery and speaking of stars. >> yes, none other than sam champion, everybody, in the house. >> of course, they have pandora in space.

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