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pledging their support for solar. regulators were inside hearing arguments about grandfathering in solar customers for lower rates, but even if the commission agrees to grandfather in every solar customer-- employees say that is only half their battle. sot mike colian, solarcity employee we're hoping that the grandfathering goes through, but we're also hoping the puc changes their decision not to charger solar people extra money and that we're allowed to come back and start selling solar and putting them on houses together marissa tag the wheelbarrows also werent allowed inside todays meeting, but they will be back on friday when the puc is expected to vote. reporting at the 215 and russell, mk--13an. > breaking news on that armed militia takeover in oregon-- we've just learned nevada rancher cliven bundy is heading there to demonstrate on behalf of his sons, and he'll be joined by state assemblywoman
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to oregon public broadcasting. they also say other lawmakers will be heading there too. the trip details are still in the works, but fiore told them she's planning to be in portland thursday. right now, four protesters remain at the wildlife refuge. a super bowl celebration ends in tragedy. a north las vegas, two-year-old car. today, that driver responsible is still nowhere to be found. it happened near lake mead and pecos. family says kids were playing outside, when the car hit little evelyn green. her brother only had minor injuries. the car responsible is described as a white van. and witnesses say it didn't have side or back windows. and green's mother says the driver smelled like alcohol. she's now begging him to turn himself in. overnight, an abandoned home catches on fire. it happened near blue diamond and rainbow.. clark county fire says a driver passing by actually reported the fire. crews think the blaze was most likely started by squatters. no injuries to report.
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crane collapse in new york. the city is now implementing new safety measures to keep friday's tragedy from happening again. terrifying video shows the crane falling onto the streets of manhattan. the new safety measures include restrictions on when cranes ned to be secured because of high winds.. increasing protection for people on the street.. and creating an alert for anyone in the area when a crane is being moved. one man was killed and three others hurt in the accident. still no word on why the crane fell. a royal caribbean cruise ship is slowing returning to new jersey after it was caught in rough weather on its way to the bahamas.. causing a nightmare for thousands of passengers. here's a look at the damage. anything not fastened down was thrown around.. inside the ship. these are images posted on twitter by passengers. the ship was caught in hurricane force winds off the carolina coast. no one was seriously hurt.. but royal caribbean is issuing full refunds and vouchers for a future cruise at half price.
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investigating how an inmate died at the nevada department of corrections. prison officials say eugene mauwee died on saturday. he was serving two life-sentences for first degree murder... an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death. he was 72-years- old. a violent fight ends with one person being stabbed overnight. right now, the suspect is still on the run. it happened near eastern and fremont at sunrise apartments. police aren't sure how badly the victim was hurt. a cornell university fraternity suspended after its president is accused of attempted rape. now.. 21-year old wolfgang ballinger is fighting back.. saying he's innocent. court documents show the victim claims ballinger locked her inside his room and forced himself on her. ballinger has pleaded not guilty. sot - alex spiro / former prosecutor "the speed at which they took this case out of the university's pruview and brought it into a criminal setting suggests that the prosecution believes that they have a strong case." ballinger is in jail after surrendering to police 4-days after the alleged attack last
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the fraternity is cooperating with the investigation. the new hampshire primary is tomorrow. today, the presidential candidates have packed they push voters to the polls. abc's marci gonzalez joins us now with the latest. < the final fight? sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "vote for me tomorrow!!! to win over- new hampshire voters? sot - gov. chris christie / (r) presidential candidate woman: "i want to vote for you? and this is the only point?" christie: "i was going to get up but i think i stay on one knee?" now just hours before bush "need a president that believes in the american people." -after town hall- natsot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "we have to get rid of the bushes of the world //you know, he's like a child. he's like a spoiled child." gop front runner donald trump on the attack-- still ahead by double digits in the latest poll? with iowa caucus winner ted cruz- nats - cruz battling for 2nd with marco rubio..who's
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change america? i'm gonna keep saying that a million times, because it's true." but a new message from hillary clinton - turning the tables on bernie sanders sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "senator sanders took about $220k from wall street firms... "senator sanders took about $220k from wall street firms... working for momentum with sanders still polling ahead here by 16 points. sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "you have the right to determine future of america." marci gonzalez oncam close: and despite the snow- record turn out is expected tomorrow?with the first 3 precincts casting their ballots at midnight. mg, abc news, manchester, new hampshire. > controversy surrounding one superbowl commercial. it's the one from quicken loans. if you don't remember it, we'll show it to you again, and but they're open for dinner with new rules and safety measures. we'll explain what's new to protect customers. dry conditions and above average temperatures will continue to be the theme of the forecast as strong high pressure remains settled over
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a polar bear cub has finally been named after a social media
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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it's one of three trending headlines we are following we are following today. her name is nora! she lives at ohio's columbus zoo. here's how they came up with her name-- nora is actually a combo of her parents' names: nanuq and aurora. nora is actually a combo of her parents' names: nanuq and aurora. and beyonce is going on tour!
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during a super bowl commercial. the 40-date formation tour kicks-off april 27th. tickets will go on sale next week, but unfortunately she's not coming to vegas. everyone is talking about the ads during the superbowl yesterday.. but many aren't happy about one from quicken loans. the online lender promoted a tool called the "rocket mortgage" that lets consumers get a mortgage completely online. but some say it's promoting a lending environment similar to the years leading up to the housing crash and the great recession. for more stories trending right now...go to and we want to hear your thoughts. just sound off on any trending news by joining us on twitter. our handle is @ktnv use #nowtrending. anchors adlib and toss to bryan dry conditions and above average temperatures will continue to be the theme of the forecast as strong high pressure remains settled over the western u.s. breezy winds will taper down later tonight and remain calmer through the start to next
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high temperatures will top out in the low to mid 70s for the rest of the workweek and the weekend. sunny to mainly sunny skies are expected through saturday with more cloud cover pushing in sunday, ahead of a storm system that will bring the return of breezy winds sunday and chances for rain next monday. now let's take a look at who's the western u.s. breezy winds will taper down the western u.s. breezy winds will taper down later tonight and remain calmer through the start to next weekend. high temperatures will top out in the low to mid 70s for the
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weekend. sunny to mainly sunny skies are expected through saturday with more cloud cover pushing in sunday, ahead of a storm system that will bring the return of breezy winds sunday and chances for rain next monday. now let's take a look at who's hiring! henderson police department is looking to hire some more officers. and to help any applicants,
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information nights. the first one is tomorrow night. the information is on your screen. you'll learn about the hiring process and talk with current officers about what it's like to be a cop. another session will be held in march. they're accepting applications until march 31st. the state is offering more than a half a million dollars in grants for people going into science and tech jobs. the money has been earmarked for the college of southern nevada.. western nevada college and nevada state college for programs like cyber security.. robotics and horticulture. up next in today's health report.. new concerns about the spread of the zika virus. we'll tell you how much money president obama wants to spend to fight the outbreak.. and how it might affect the summer olympics in brazil. and remember, you can watch action news anytime.. anywhere. we're streaming our newscasts at so you can stay informed on any computer .. smartphone.. or tablet. we'll be right back. in today's health report..
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response in the u-s and overseas to battle the zika virus. the world health organization has already called outbreak a public health emergency. 50 americans are currently infected with the virus. now.. we're learning the u-s olympic committee is taking a closer look at whether american athletes should go to rio. abc's lana zak has more. < the threat to americans is real. thats the guidance of the cdc when it comes to the zika virus. sot - anne schuchat / centers for disease control & prevention "it has spread to us territories including american samoa..." the cdc and the nih joining the white house today asking congress for $1.8 billion dollars to fight zika, known to spread through mosquitos, including a type common in the u.s. sot - dr. richard besser / abc news chief health & medical editor "what we are hearing is that we aren't ready, there is a lot that has to happen before spring and summer comes and mosquitos start spreading viruses." $1.4 billion, would be used to protect americans
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of zika around the world... nats - "....brazil / carnival..." in brazil, the center of the outbreak, many celebrating carnival seem undeterred by the threat. sot - sam green / lives in rio de janeiro "the atmosphere seems the same as ever you know, people just want to have fun and the stuff in the news olympic games. many athletes saying this won't change their plans. sot - "i don't care what kind of viruses come out, we're going to have this out." lana zak oncam close: health authorities reinforced that despite the growth of zika, for most, it is just a mild infection. but for pregnant women, it could lead to the profound birth defect, microcephaly, which is why they want to get ahead of the spread of the virus here. lz, abc news, washington. > when you're pregnant, it may seem like everyone has advice to share about what you can, and cannot do, while you're expecting... especially when it comes to
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13 action news is separating fact from fiction. first up-- pregnant women are eating for two. that's false! (dr. stacey ehrenberg/university hospitals of cleveland) "if you have a healthy diet prior to pregnancy we would like you to increase your calories by 300 calories a day" food cravings are caused by the growing baby. false! -- they're caused by the mom! next up, it's okay to have an alcoholic beverage. also false! lastly, you should only drink decaf while pregnant. that's false -- you can have two glasses of caffeine a day. chipotle is back open, after a four- hour shut down. it closed for lunch today to address its latest food safety concerns. the now's andy choi shows us how the closure is opening up new opportunities. < 20.40.24 "we just came out here to get a little lunch" if you were feeling mexican for lunch 20.40.30 "couldn't go to chipotle today, so decided to try out the food truck." as chipotle closed its doors today for a company-wide meeting
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concerns, food trucks like el tep is making sure safety remains top of mind. 20.21.55 "every hour, hour and a half, i have to monitor food temperature. replace or reheat." 20.32.20 "one thing i learned from running a small restaurant is it's tough. so i can only imagine how hard it is on a corporate level." 20.06.09 choi "here at headquarters, chipotle declined our request for an on-camera interview. chipotle is, however, live-tweeting its company wide meeting." 1.50 chipotle periscope "i'm very excited to announce this new program here today." using live social media tool periscope, chipotle founder chris ells announced a $10 million dollar local growers initiative to help connect with small suppliers. the restaurant also responded to questions live on its twitter feed, keeping business today transparent during its closure. but is all this enough to once again whet the appetite of customers like shawn? 20.41.13 shawn "uh, possibly. but i also like to support local businesses also" 20.33.05 miguel corral "i think it's a good thing that they're owning up to it. letting customers know what's going on keeping them in the loop." for small business
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boost in customers today is a good thing, but he says chipotle getting back on track is good thing for any business serving up good taste and good health. for the now, i'm andy choi. > for closing its doors for lunch, chipotle is offering customers a free burrito.. but sorry, chipotle fans-- that offer ended at 3. still ahead... a final look at your forecast! and as we head to break.. tonight's abc primetime lineup on channel 13. 8-bachelor 10-castle 11-action news we'll be right back. before judge judy.. a look at some of the top
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a car crashes straight into a business. it happened near jones and spring mountain. a nurse says that driver was actually a patient running late to an the lymphatic therapy service center.. luckily no one was seriously injured. the business is closed, but
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and it was a packed p-u-c meeting on the solar net metering rates. there was actually too many people... many had to gather in the parking lot. regulators heard arguments about grandfathering in solar customers for lower rates, no decision was made today, but it's expected the puc will vote on friday. all chipotle restaurants are open again after a 4-hour closure during the lunch hour so employees could attent a food safety meeting. chipotle also announced a new 10- million dollar initiative to help local growers connect with small suppliers. and a new winter storm is threatening the northeast, especially new england. blizzard warnings are in effect.. it's expected to dump as much as 18 inches of snow. already, washington d-c has suspended some bus service. some schools and businesses are already closed. coming up on action news.. live at 5... frightening new details on last night's hit and run that left a two- year-old dead. hear from an eyewitness and why that person says the child's family could have prevented this. plus a family wants answers after they adopted a puppy as a christmas gift for their child...
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later. when you ask, we investigate. those stories and more on action news.. live at 5. sunny to mainly sunny skies are expected through saturday with more cloud cover pushing in sunday, ahead of a storm system that will bring the return of breezy winds sunday and chances for rain next monday. before we go, 13 action news wants to wish everyone a happy lunar new year! here's a look at the bellagio's conservatory! you can see it's all decked out for the new year. this display will be up until march 12th. and a reminder, we have a list of new year's celebrations happening this week. just go to and that does it for action news live at 3:30 but stay with us - judge judy is up next. we'll be back in 60 minutes for action news live at 5.
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