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>> laura: now at noon, cleveland clinic doctors detailed how they performed the first-ever uterus transplant in the u.s. now, we told you about the surgery when it happened just last month. now, doctors are talking about how they actually performed this groundbreaking surgery. >> brian: dani carlson was there as the doctors explained the transplant and joins us live now with the latest. >> reporter: well they explained the procedure and we also got a chance to hear from the patient for the very first time. doctors here at the clinic are describing this transplant as not a life-saving one but hopefully as a life creating one. one 26-year-old woman received the uterus transplant last month. it's the first time in the united states this surgery has
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the first successful uterus transplant in the world happened in sweden in 2014. the surgery here at the clinic took nine hours and it will be another year before the woman can start to try to get pregnant and, this is planned to be a temporary transplant. right now, the plan is after the patient has one or two babies, the uterus will be removed so she doesn't have to stay on antirejection drugs for life. now, today we did hear briefly from the first patient and she described why she wanted to undergo this procedure. >> i want to be open and honest and to share my story. and i was 16 and was told i would never have children. from that moment on i prayed that god would allow me the pregnancy. and here we are today at the beginning of that journey. >> reporter: now, doctors here at the clinic aren't saying when they plan to perform their second uterus transplant surgery
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everything is done properly and correctly. we'll have more on this story tonight on cleveland 19 news at 4:00 and also as always, online. >> laura: thanks, dani. a canton man in court accused of murdering his three-year-old daughter. matthew micu is being held on $1 # million bond for murder and child endangerment. he called 9-1-1 friday reporting his daughter was unconscious in her bed. the 22-year-old claimed she fell on the steps a week ago. after further investigation, police decided to treat her death as a homicide. the suspect's live-in girlfriend is being held on a quarter million dollars' bail for child endangering charges. >> brian: the wayne county sheriff's department is warning about a hoax. according to the facebook page, the hoax claims school will be isis. it comes with a link that's supposed to list the schools affected. but if you click it, and it
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pornographic image of an adult male. deputies say if you or your child receive such a message, do not open the link. north olmstead middle school is just a pile of bricks and rubble now. crews took down the front of the building last week. many have stopped by the site to share memories as the ground is built there. new building will house grades six through 12. >> laura: cleveland firefighters battled two house fires this morning. one broke out around 4:00 in the morning on crossburn avenue. now, around the same time, firefighters were called to a home on west 122nd street. firefighters battled that blaze as well. there were no reported injuries at either home. >> brian: in less than an hour, peyton manning will officially announce he's retiring from the national football league. the denver broncos verify that he's told the team his decision to let it go. the broncos congratulated him on his 18-year national football
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>> laura: an ohio lawmakers is working to establish a day in honor of olympic gold medalist jesse owens. state senator cecil thomas wants to declare september 12 as jesse owens day across the state. the record-setting track star was born on that day in 1913. this bill comes as the story of owens' life is enjoying a return to the public eye in the movie "race." >> brian: voters will go to the polls in michigan, mississippi, hawaii and idaho tomorrow. there are still four candidates left in that g.o.p. race. but, as mark albert reports, if the two front runners have their way, they will soon be the only ones left. >> reporter: donald trump and ted cruz are hoping tuesday's elections help squeeze out marco rubio. >> i need your help. it's crunch time now. >> reporter: rubio says he's not going anywhere. especially after a big win in puerto rico sunday. >> it proves what i've been saying. we don't have to be more moderate to win these elections. we have to be authentically conservative. >> reporter: but cruz won the
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big victories in kansas and maine and now trails trump by just 81. >> if we get head to head, head to head, i beat donald trump. one on one. that would be so much fun. >> reporter: on the democratic side, the focus is on michigan where hillary clinton and bernie flint. >> i voted to save the auto industry. he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry. >> if you are talking about the wall street bailout, where some of your friends destroyed this economy -- >> you know -- >> excuse me, i'm talking. >> but both candidates agreed on one thing. >> we are, if elected president, going to invest a lot of money into mental health and when you watch these republican debates, you know why we need to invest in mental health. >> clinton has an 11-point lead in michigan in the latest cbs
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>> brian: and that cbs news battleground tracker poll shows donald trump with a big lead in michigan up 15 points ahead of cruz and 23 points ahead of rubio. >> laura: details of nancy reagan's funeral plans are expected to be released later today. americans are mourning the passing of the former first lady who died at her california home yesterday. chris martinez is at the ronald reagan presidential library where she will be buried. >> reporter: flowers and cards pay tribute to nancy reagan outside the ronald reagan presidential library and museum. >> the first lady of the united states, nancy davis reagan. >> reporter: the former first lady was known as president reagan's fiercest protecter and trusted political adviser. no moment caught their roarie relationship better than what nancy told her husband how to answer a reporter's question. >> doing everything we can. >> doing everything we can. >> her best-known project was >> just say no. >> following the president's alzheimer's diagnosis in 1994,
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for stem-cell research. nancy will be buried here at the ronald reagan presidential library next to her husband of 52 years. presence. she completed the man. >> former secretary of state general colin powell served in the reagan administration. he recalls the president depending on his wife so much that he would find it difficult trip. >> we knew after about 24 to 48 fretful. he started to become distracted. and on the third day we would have a little meeting. somebody call up there and tell her she's got to come home. >> the white house lowered its flags to half staff monday morning in nancy reagan's memory. >> laura: president obama and first lady michelle said nancy reagan redefined the role of
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>> brian: well, amazon is setting up shop in akron this summer. amazon will open a brick and mortar place on east exchange near the university of akron. it will be staffed so that people can pick up or return orders from amazon and, also ask any questions they may have about their orders. amazon student and amazon prime members will also get free one-day pickup for orders placed by 10:00 at night. >> laura: applegate farms is recalling its natural chicken nuggets. there may be small pieces of plastic in its eight-ounce packages.
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date of september 27 of 2016. return the package to the store where you bought it for a full refund. and, go go squeeze apple sauce is voluntarily recalling some of its product. the company says food product residue was in two pumps in one of its michigan factories during an inspection. no illnesses connected to this issue have been reported. if you purchased go go squeeze apple sauce pouches with best before dates before december 4, 2015 and march 4 of 2017, contact go go squeeze. we have a link on our app. >> brian: straight ahead on cleveland 19 news, firefighters are suspended for saving the life of a little girl who was having seizures. find out why, next. >> jon: and clouds are on the increase in our feasel roof-cam, the harbingers of what's to come tonight. but oh, the temperatures, are they going to be easy to take if you like spring. all about it hour by hour and through the next seven days
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>> laura: from the perfect smoothy to making an extrordinary pancake, we have the latest kitchen gadgets from a house wears tradew. this is a letter from someone who's here. she has to take a brand name drug. been taking it since the early 1980's. at that time it cost approximately $180 for 10 shots. the latest refill was $14.700 for the same 10 vials and the company is called valeant pharmaceuticals. i'm going after them. this is predatory pricing and we're going to make sure it is stopped. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i drive a golf bl. i drive to the hoop.
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i have a driver. his name is carl but that's not what we all have in common. twe talked to our doctors about treatmen with xarelto . r xarelto is proven to treat and help reduc r the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. p xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke r in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. r for people with afib currently well managed on warfari t there is limited information on h t xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of strok p you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. ri couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this ma increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke r while taking, you may bruise more easily a r it may take longer for bleeding to stop p xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if yo take certain medicines. p xarelto can cause serious and in rare case fatal bleeding r get help right away for unexpected bleeding, r unusual bruising, or tinglin r if you have had spinal anesthesia while r on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve r or muscle related signs or symptoms. r do not take xarelto if you have an artificial
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heart valve or abnormal bleedin r tell your doctor before all planned medica or dental procedures. p before starting xarelto , tell your doctor abo r any kidney, liver, or bleeding problem xarelto is the number onerprescribed blood thinner t in its class. well that calls for ar round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. p with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring r and no known dietary restrictions. r treatment with xarelto was the right move for us. v ask yourr do ctor about xarelto . >> laura: a facebook page has been startsed in support of two firefighters in virginia who say they were suspended after they chose to drive a toddler having a seizure to the hospital in their fire truck. captain james kelly and sergeant
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firefighters. now, they arrived to a call at a mcdonald's last week because a child was having a seizure. they called for medics and at first they got no response. then they were told 10 to 15 minutes. >> when i exited the fire truck i was the officer in charge. i exited the fire truck, the gentleman handed me his child. at that point she was completely limp and flacid. i turned around, i looked at my driver, without any hesitation, i said turn it around, we're going to the hospital. >> laura: well, kelly says the girl was completely blue from the chest line up. now they put her on oxygen in the fire engine and took her to the closest e.r. the firefighters were suspended for transporting someone in a nontransport unit because it doesn't have proper restraints. here. >> brian: well, i mean -- there's obviously so many regulations that they have to -- but, what they did was they did what they had to do to save her. >> laura: heroic in ways but, you know, you understand the
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>> brian: well they did the right thing. in my book, nobody care what is i think, though. then there's this rescue caught on camera. sadie fell through the ice on a reservoir after someone let her out of a fenced-in yard. first responders had to use an air boat to pull up along side the dog and rescue -- and a rescue worker pulled her out of that icy water. >> i saw the actual footage of what happened, it just made me cry. because, i didn't realize like how thin it actually was. >> brian: that's sadie's owner who says she's thankful to have her dog back and she now checks on sadie, she says, every five minutes to make sure that she is still there. >> laura: you know our dogs are like our kids. >> brian: that's exactly right. so good for her that she got her dog back. >> laura: and thank you to the people who rescued them.
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i'm meteorologist jon loufman in for sam roberts. she should be back tomorrow but today i have the privilege of letting you know that these clouds on our feizel roof-cam from the harbingers of rain showers on the way but oh, the mild temperatures are easy to take. here are the clouds. there's the rain. you are going oh, my goodness it's raining out here in ottawa and sandusky and seneca counties, no, it's not. the relative it so low, the air is so dry, this stuff is not reaching the ground. and there's more where that came from. and this will eventually as we make our way through the night, reach the ground. the stuff that's in indiana and the west. situation. futureview. here you see the stop down at 7:00 p.m. and now we make our way through the night and look how spotty and sporadic this stuff is. it really is not going to be anything of any consequence. by tomorrow morning, the morning commute starts around 6:00 and carries through the day that is going to be rain-free as we make
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temperatures continue to climb. clouds early and then some sunshine later on in the day. here's the story now. we are at 60. so is mentor. 59 at sandusky. 58 at akron. . territory. weekend. yesterday's high was only 39. wind gusts, 28 at mentor. 25 at elyria. 26 at sandusky and expect the winds to be gusting somewhere between 20 and 30 miles an hour through the course of the afternoon. but, the winds are coming out of the south. and that helps us in the temperature department. so, as clouds are on the . we are nearly there. we will add another degree in the southwest winds. akron canton, they are at 58. so, let's call it 60 on the high end of things. we aren't going to add a whole lot more before the day is done. tonight that risk of showers again is going to be just that. the risk of rain. we will dip to around 50 , give or take a couple of degrees.
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that soars at least according to the models right around 70 and, if that's the case, we will be into not record territory, but some very spring-like weather. more like may than march. intervals of clouds and sun as we go. from there, here is where the changes occur. a chance of showers on wednesday. we will top again near 70. and that may be optimistic. by friday, showers early. 52. that's more seasonable. the risk of showers on saturday with 63 and of course the alert buttons are up on thursday and on sunday when we top at 59 and don't forget, saturday night as you go to sleep, set those clocks ahead an hour. yeah, we lose an hour of sleep, but oh, wow, it just makes the days feel so much longer when you spring ahead an hour and at least it's on sunday. you can sleep in a little. >> laura: sleep in. >> brian: lose that hour of sleep in. i think you are right. nice taste of spring.
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>> jon: yeah. it's just -- breaking out the love beads and the bell bottoms, we are back to the 60s. >> brian: let's not get carried away. >> jon: i guess i'd better not. maybe bermudas. >> laura: well the two of you guys do a little bit of cooking in the kitchen. >> brian: little bit. >> laura: manufacturers and inventors are always looking to improve on the items in our home from gadgets to kitchen appliances. now the latest housewares are on chicago. a nna werner has the latest gadgets that you may have to have. >> reporter: want a blender with an app that eliminates the need to measure ingredients? >> i don't have to use any measuring cups. >> reporter: or a machine that pulls drinking water from the air. how about a way to make that flat white espresso drink in your own kitchen? if it's something you want for your home or didn't know you needed, chances are it will appear at international home and housewares show. 2200 vendors from 47 countries
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exhibiting the trends of today and tomorrow. the sales pitches here are endless. >> this is a light-up lollipop. >> this mug will keep your coffee hotter for longer. >> reporter: but for independent inventors, it's a chance to hawk creations. >> i think in 90 days you will see it in stores. >> reporter: alison brought her idea, tidy snap, as a way to keep clothes neat. >> you know, your routine at night, you pick your clothes out for the next day, kids are rifling through their drawers, throwing clean clothes clothes on the floor. my husband's an engineer. i said fix this. >> reporter: so he did. the family's invention is already getting interest from major retailers. >> so cool. >> as is the oh, so creative pancake making machine miguel came up with to draw pancakes in almost any shape imaginable. and this machine can make virtually anything you want, including our logo. >> brian: all right.
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cleveland 19 news at noon. >> laura: yeah, like these cyclists, they got a surprise coach on their ride to warm up for a cycling tour. see who joined them coming up
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>> brian: a group of cyclists in south africa had an unusual race partner. >> laura: yeah, how about this one. an ostrich. the lightning-fast bird started chasing the bikers as they warmed up for the cycle tour friday. the road runner-esque bird slowed down before the clip took off. >> here's proof you need to read the fine print in any contract before you sign it. two sneaky tenants altarred their rental agreement which was signed but their unsuspecting landlord. it was sent in an edible word document rather than a pdf so the pair added that leasor shall provide birthday cake for leaseee in the weekend closest to their birthdays, june 7 and february 17, and vanilla cake is not acceptable. the reddit user said the landlord signed the document so
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the landlord to the agreement. that's one way to get your cake, jon. >> jon: and eat it, too. >> brian: evidently they were concerned that no one would buy it. >> laura: devil's food would be ok. >> jon: oh, yeah. they don't want vanilla. ok. well, it's not a vanilla forecast. it is a warm, 61 that we are headed toward with clouds on the increase. risk of rain tonight, but, boy, it will be like camelot. gone by tomorrow. tuesday up to around 70. a chance of showers wednesday. 60 on thursday with showers and then the next alert day is sunday with a 59 and a risk of rain. there, you have it. >> laura: popsicle forecast. >> jon: daffodils are blooming. >> laura: thanks for joining us. the young and the restless is up next. >> brian: join us at 4:00. have a great day. hello, i am kristin warzocha, president and ceo of the greater cleveland food bank.
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annual harvest for hunger campaign, which provides critical nutritious food for hunger relief programs and struggling families in 21 northeast ohio counties. nearly half of clients at food pantries and hot meal sites are children and seniors. cleveland was recently ranked number one in child poverty amongst the top 50 u.s. cities. we cannot let these children - or local senior citizens - go hungry. and it is easy to help. host a food and funds drive at your school, business or organization. or give at your local supermarket. tear off a coupon in the checkout aisle at your local giant eagle, heinen' s, dave' s, fisher foods or buehler' s and add $1, $5 or more to your bill. for every dollar donated, local food banks can provide enough food for four nutritious meals. we' re serving more families now than we were before the recession. please support the campaign today and help make a difference. visit for
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>> victoria: with dad in jail, it' s been so chaotic here. the media won' t let up. the business pages are nailing newman. and the department heads are bombarding me with questions. i' m sorry, but i don' t have the answers. >> nikki: listen to me. i know you can handle this, okay? you just stay strong, keep your focus, let the world know that even though victor has fallen, the company will not. >> victoria: yeah, well, we both know it won' t be that easy. and i keep expecting adam to show up and stake his claim. >> victor: getting ahead of yourself? >> nikki: victor. >> victoria: you made bail. >> victor: you probably wish i hadn' t. steal this company right out from under me, right?


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