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york, i'm going to win virginia. i'm gonna win certain states. i'm going to win michigan, as an example." the virginia primary is part of super tuesday on march 1, while the michigan primary is a week later. last night's primary in new hampshire brings the candidates another step closer to nevada. nevada is not only the first in the west caucus for the candidates, it also presents the candidates with a completely different demographic. and that test is expected to keep the nation's eyes fixed on us. lokken:"nevada as a front-loaded caucus state...along with the early primary state has a 4 times greater influence on picking the nominee of each party than if we waited til april or may." and nevada's chance to make a statement isn't far away. the democrats caucus on saturday february 20-th and republicans on tuesday february 23-rd. the republican presidential field shrunk again today. carly fiorina and chris christie both
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runs. christie and fiorina finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the new hampshire primary. christie was seen as a potential frontrunner after the 20-12 election. meanwhile, fiorina had failed to qualify for last week's republican debate in new hampshire, and was in danger of missing the cut for saturday's debate in south carolina. this also means that carly fiorina has cancelled her appearance at the atlantis on february 17th. and please stay channel 2 news and "cbs news" on air, online, and on facebook and twitter for continuing coverage of campaign 20-16. very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling
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that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move
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turning to the crime beat... reno police have now named a suspect in connection to a stolen vehicle case in stead that put three schools in lockdown yesterday. police have identified the suspect as 19-year-old rylin wolfe. he is described as 5 foot six inches tall with brown hair and blue eyes. he is considered armed and dangerous. police say around 10-30 a-m... they tried to make contact with wolfe while investigating a stolen vehicle case, but he fled on foot. investigators say he stole another vehicle left running in a driveway and drove through a residential area, where police called off the chase for the public's safety. anyone with more informaton is asked to call secret witness at 3-2-2 49-hundred or text your tip to 8-4-7 9-1-1. and the carson city sheriff's office has announced the arrest
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trafficking of crystal meth. the suspects are 35-year-old ruben de santiago-gonzales, 24- year-old jesus medina, 44-year old filiberto gonzales-ramirez 52-year-old hermilio de santiago-lopez, and 36-year-old vincente hernandez- rodriguez carson city sheriff ken furlong said the early morning operation involved three apartments, and they arrested everyone they were targeting. do you have what it takes to become a police officer? tonight we take you through the 20-week northern nevada law enforcement academy - where we followed dozens of northern nevadans - hoping to earn their badge. ...car screeching... ...insert action music... ...spraying pepper spray... "alpha! beta!"... ...action music... "come on, punk! come on!"...
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it's intense... "they have a lot of learning to do in a short amount of time." but necessary... to learn what it takes to serve our community. "to help them, protect them." on a mission to wear the badge. this is the northern nevada law "to help them, protect them." on a mission to wear the badge. recruits - for washoe county, be the most important and difficult profession that anyone could choose to do." most of the first several weeks is in the classroom - studying procedure and law. from traffic stops to domestic abuse. "we can't put them in a domestic scenario without teaching them about domestics first." this 16-hour unit was especially eye opening.
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in carson city, it is very important for students to then learn how to properly handle these things." ...down, up, five! down, up, six!.. recruits spend ample time focused on officer safety "shuffle, ready, move." they train to move with a purpose. and being quick on their feet in class... proved beneficial in this scenario - where an officer approaches a seemingly harmless man needing help. but to their surprise... "here. call help for this!" "the only time we are drawing our weapon is that we're in the need to use deadly force. if we feel threatened. if the public feels threatened." ...shooting guns... and knowing when it's safe to use force - was echoed out here - where recruits spent hours practicing. but their accuracy isn't only tested on the range. ...cars screeching again... they must handle stress behind
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they go through this emergency vehicle operators course - learning high-speed maneuvering. "so we're going to match the speed and drift over until we make contact." and, just as practical, is their d-u-i training. with the help of intoxicated volunteers - recruits learn how to properly perform a field sobriety test... and the warning signs of a drunk driver. "the signs and symptoms. there's red, watery eyes, the slow and slurred speech. the odor of intocicants coming from the vehicle." important skills; ...chest compressions... some livesaving, in fact... "it gives these officers a tool belt of different ways to handle any given situation." to digest, retain and call on in a moment's notice. "they know how to wear a badge, carry a gun, investigate crimes, etc. but i want to make sure the word service is always at the forefront of their mind." becoming a public servant isn't a job for the weak. going through the academy isn't easy, but being a police officer is
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a life, these recruits, signed up for - with their unwavering commitment to protect and serve. how many recruits graduated? tune in tomorrow night at five. i'll introduce you to a couple of them - for their thoughts going through the academy - especially during its most grueling days - like when they were pepper sprayed! still to come on channel 2 news at 6-30... the washoe county school board is taking steps to ensure the public... that their money is being well spent. i'm arianna bennett... i'll tell you what change they just announced...
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job.
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...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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welcome back... the washoe county school district board of trustees announced it is forming a new oversight committee... for spending on school buildings. as you may know-- the district has been asking for years... for a source of funding to build new schools and ease overcrowding. and this move-- could help them get it. arianna bennett joins us now live from the newsroom with a look at why... ari...? at a public meeting last week for the committee working to raise taxes for school buildings... there was a number of public commenters... who said they were fine with paying a small tax increase... but they were uncomfortable with entrusting that money to the school board. they asked for a third party to manage and oversee that money... and the school board listened. angie: "our facilities people have been tremendous in terms of counting every nickel, watching every dollar, but this
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the community wants even greater transparency and more input, and we hear that." the capital funding protection committee... will be made of city and county leaders, from the community it will be responsible for overseeing the budget and any additional funding for school buildings... and for making recommendations on how to spend it. while the final authority to spend that money still lies with the school board... dr. taylor says it would be an extensive, and public process to go against the recommendations of the committee. angie: "if we don't go with their recommendation, if it isn't approved, if it isn't supported, then we have to do that publicly, and then we have to put it in writing why we didn't go through with it." the board is still working to finalize the details of the new oversight committee. covering school watch live, arianna bennett, channel 2 news. in money watch... today the nugget casino in sparks announced marnell gaming is acquiring the property. marnell gaming currently owns two properties in laughlin, nevada, and plans to invest significant capital in the
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new slot machines and renovating the nugget's west tower rooms. the transaction should be finalized by the second quarter of this year- if approved by the nevada gaming commission. the terms of the deal were not disclosed. mike will have a look at your
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spoke to a tourism commission official about what makes this rural vacation a
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we're having lots of people are taking advantage of the sunshine this week. but what does this mean for our snow pack? the hydrologists we talked to, don't seem to be too concerned. it is not uncommon to have a few dry spells during an el nino winter season. the percentages for our snow pack go down about a percent each dry day. but it's not because the snow is melting, but rather you are dividing by a bigger number of days. jeff anderson: "currently our snow pack up in the mountains where most of our water supply is located is sitting there and frozen. not really melting yet." the best way to see how the snow pack is doing is through local rivers and streams. however, the creeks and streams in reno might be a little bit lower right now because the in town snowfall has melted.
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with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday. very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature
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will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but that will only drop the highs into the lower 60s. conditions stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region starting wednesday. very warm and dry conditions with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature
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will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by friday, topping the old record by a degree. very slight cooling comes in over the weekend, but starting wednesday. dallas: "the nevada wolf pack baseball season is just around there corner and there's a new coaching staff this season. i'm dallas colodny and hear from new head coach t.j.
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security, cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders --
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"now here's sports director garrett dearborn with channel 2 sports." the wolf pack baseball team is coming off a 41-win season, but has a new coach to start this one....dallas colodny caught up with the guys at practice. the wolf pack baseball team is less than 2 weeks from their first pitch of 2016... and aside from normal preseason
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adjusting to a new coaching staff featuring head coach tj bruce. "pretty challenging in a lot of aspects, but the players did a really nice job, they really competed. they are trying to learn the system and we are trying to learn them." "he is a great coach he really knows what he is talking about, so that is of toughness and a lot of defensive success to this program we are looking forward to soaking that up from him." and bruce is no stranger to northern nevada. for the past 5 years he was an assistant at ucla under reno native and wolf pack alum john savage. "you know the last 5 years i have been with coach we talked a lot about players and a lot of them in northern nevada and the best thing is he educated me and the first thing i did when we got here was to go out and try and lock down northern nevada." from reed high school to mcqueen high school there is lots of local talent on this years
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my friends and family support fortunate you really are to be and they can come watch me every game." the pack opens the season on february 19th in arizona against the northwestern wildcats... dallas colodny channel 2 sports.
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mike is here with a final check of the weather
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with variable cloudiness will continue through the weekend, with a record high temperature on friday a possibility. highs will climb into the mid-60s thursday and could reach 68 by stay dry into next week, but a couple of storm fronts seem ready to move through the region
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>> welcome to whiz kids week. i'm glad you've joined us because today we're playing with some of america's brightest young people, who are hoping to convert their brain power into big bucks, and i know they can't wait to get started. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] hey, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. are you guys ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] good. this is a very special week. with an iq in the 99.69th percentile, it's safe to say our returning whiz kid probably has what it takes to win the million. from tampa, florida,
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