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coming up next on channel 2 news "this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" reno police have a man in custody... after he stole a vehicle and fled from police in stead, putting three schools in lockdown. police say his arrest has ruled out a teenager as the lead suspect. and ownership of the nugget casino in sparks changes hands in the next few months. what are the new owners plans to bring big business to the landmark casino? and skiers and snowboarders who want a birds-eye view of their run down the mountain... can now hire drones to film them on the slopes. ky sisson is live in the studio to tell us about this new program at our moutain resorts. these stories top your news
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today is friday, february 12, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist cover will keep temperatures turning to the crime beat... a turning to the crime beat... a man is behind bars after a robbery in stead this week. after a brief standoff... police arrested 39-year-old wesley ford at a stead home wednesday night around midnight. he's charged with robbery with a deadly weapon, grand larceny and possession of stolen property. police say he went to the maverick gas station on stead boulevard early monday morning and showed a handgun, before
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as police approached his stead home, they say he stole a vehicle and fled from police, resulting in 3 schools being locked down. officers thought their suspect was 19-year-old rylin wolfe, who lived with ford. after investigating... police ruled him out. this is a photo of wolfe from an unrelated arrest. and reno police are also investigating a burglary at the junior achievement offices on tuesday. police say the suspects used rocks to break into the facilty on west 6th street after cutting a chain link fence... the owner of junior achievement says the thieves stole multiple servers... printers and phones... they say the losses totaled thousands of dollars... if you know anything that can help police call or text secret witness at 3-2-2-4200. let's check in with meteorologist angela schilling for a first look at let's check in with
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for a first look at the weather. good morning, angela! satellite shows some cloud cover over california. broken clouds in reno. like yesterday, cloud cover will keep temperatures from breaking any records. today
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time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... it's been two years and one month since the ascuaga family sold the nugget to global gaming and hospitality. and in the next few months... the property changes hands again. global gaming says they had no intention of selling the nugget... but marnell gaming made an offer that made sense to them. marnell owns two resorts in laughlin... where it invested about 70-million dollars in the
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the company's chairman says he'll do the same here...with plans to renovate 800 hotel rooms in the west tower, as well as the convention area, casino and showroom. marnell "we don't anticipate a lot of quick moves. this is long term. anybody, i think, that knows us, we don't sell much. we're usually buying things or building things." about 13-hundred people work at the nugget. marnell says the change of ownership won't affect any of them. and the public utilities commission is expected to make a decision today... about whether solar users can keep paying their old rates. the p-u-c took questions from the public monday... opponents of nevada's new solar rate hikes argued they eliminate the return on investment for installing rooftop solar... and are forcing solar companies in nevada to close shop. the p-u-c has released a draft order since then... stating their current opinion is to not
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in.. instead implementing the new rates incrementally over the next 12 years. a final decision on the issue is expected to be made today in carson city. the meeting will be held at 11-50 east william street in hearing room a... at 9-30 a-m faa rules heavily regulate commercial drone services making the industry extrenious to enter. there's a bay-area company that is the first legally allowed to film customers using a drone...and they are coming to tahoe ski resorts. ky sisson was on the mountain and is now in the studio with more. good moring ky! good morning john and andi! drones are all the rage these
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on companies that want to film outside of say a movie set. but there's a new company at squaw valley and homewood ski resorts that are the first to be approved by the faa to film people with a drone. things. we like to think that this is the only way to experience what we think the future is. regular people being able to interact with drones." typically needing to stay 500 feet away from people not involved in the production, this service is the first of its kind to have faa approval to fly within 500 feet of consumers. this special permit comes after cape productions recorded skiers for over a year in canada where commercial drones aren't as heavily regulated. safety is extremely important while on the mountain,not to mention all drone operators are actual pilots. kabe- "being a pilot really helps with the drone operation because we have been trained
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flight instructors how to handle emergency situations, great deal of knowledge when it comes to the aerodynamics..." along side regular consumers signing up for the 99 dollar service, local ski teams have been working with cape productions to help them improve form. from tahoe, cape tells me they plan on droning on down to mammoth next. covering the story, ky sisson, channel 2 news. still to come on channel 2 news still to come on channel 2 news this morning... if you're looking for something to do this holiday weekend...we have a few ideas...stick around, we'll tell you more after the break.
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision
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and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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welcome back. this is a big weekend for all you lovers out there. and there are plenty of things 2 do to celebrate valentine's day. including a couple of artful events. erin breen has our valentine's day, weekend round up, of things 2 do. ----music------ art lovers of all kind should be delighted with this year's unr galleries valentine's art auction. 160 artists local regional and international have work here for bids. and stremmel gallery has contributed too. which means anything you can imagine! paul: "some has a dark take on something for that too." they'll have music and drinks and.... you know how parking is a they'll have music and drinks and.... you know how parking is a problem at unr? not tonight. paul:" parking is free here at jott travis...and across the street...and at the whelan garage....and we'll come and get you in a golf cart." gotta love that! it's tonight
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members get in at 5:30.... -----music----- here's a cheeky take on a valentines date. it's the annual history in the buff event at the wilbur may museum. it's a chance to see this museum from a totally different perspective... if you know what i mean. it's an after-hours grown-up twist on a scavenger hunt. samantha:"so your going through the museum looking for let's say risque' artifacts and works of art that you just may have missed if you've been through here. so it's a great way to see and it's been so popular they've expanded it to all three nights this weekend. ---skating music------ and you can give your valentine a reason to hug you a little tighter ...to stay warm and keep from falling....with a little and you can give your valentine a reason to hug you a little tighter ...to stay warm and keep from falling....with a little ice skating. it's the last weekend for ace-
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with a few things 2 do this weekend erin breen channel 2 news. you can find the details on those events and more... all on our website at k-t-v-n-dot-com. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast after the break. "channel 2 news continues with
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satellite shows some cloud cover over california. broken clouds in reno. like yesterday, cloud cover will keep temperatures from breaking any records. today will be very similar but perhaps a few degrees warmer. winds are light if not calm. winds will come out of the southwest today. day planner shows temps in the 50's at lunch and lower 60's this afternoon. futrecast stays quiet this weekend, but the ridge will become more broad on saturday before strengthening again on sunday. burn code is green. we'll still have to watch the air quality though. storm track stays north of us on saturday, but we'll have a cloudy start. it will also be a degree or two cooler. not much. seven day shows quiet weather through tuesday. next
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thanks angela. in campaign 2016... after a resounding defeat in the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton sought to regain momentum in milwaukee last night... it was the last democratic debate before the caucuses in south carolina and nevada. clinton and sanders were polite, but pointed as they sparred over issues like foreign policy... and race relations. "i believe we will all agree that we are sick of seeing videos of people shot by police education housing and other ways of helping communities do better.
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neck in the polls... minority groups are now playing a key role in the next contests. clinton also complained sanders was too critical of president obama...she has worked to set herself up as the candidate who will continue president obama's legacy...somethin g that appeals to the democratic base in nevada and south carolina. the republican presidential candidates will face off in their next debate tomorrow night in south carolina. you can watch that debate right here on channel 2. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... what if local governments could tax your internet use?...this is the question congress is asking and lawmakers are taking action....we'll tell you more,
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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welcome back. this morning in money watch... that's something the u-s congress has repeatedly said...you can't tax internet access. now, lawmakers are making that rule permanent. part of a new trade bill permanently bars state and local
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to the internet. the senate passed the bill thursday on a vote of 75-to-20. some of those no votes were directed at other parts of the bill, such as --a customs enforcement measure that is opposed by some democrats. the bill has already passed the house and now it will now go to president obama's desk. it is predicted that he will sign it into law. it's going to cost a little extra to visit universal studios in florida. a one-day adult ticket to one of universal's two orlando theme parks now costs 105 dollars, up three dollars from last year. the cost of a park-to-park ticket goes up to 155-dollars from 147. and one-day tickets for kids three to nine are now 100 dollars. in all, a family of four wishing to visit the universal theme parks will pay at least 610 dollars. and that doesn't include food and souvenirs. walt disney world
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an former pharmaceutical executive made an unusual offer to rapper and producer, kanye west. martin shkreli says he'll give west ten-million dollars if he agrees to make only one copy of his new album -- and give it only to shkreli. shkreli sent a tweet asking the rapper to release the album solely to him along with a typed letter. shkreli claims that west's label is legally required to consider the offer and that the release of the album should be delayed. martin shkreli is known for raising the price of a potentially life- saving drug from 13 dollars to 7- hundred-50
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time to check out our roadways time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic fraud charges. time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... no accidents or incidents to report. all of our highways and surface streets are traveling at top speeds coming up on channel 2 news this
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" a man is behind bars... after he stole a car and fled from police in stead, putting three schools in lockdown. how his arrest ruled out a lead suspect. and ownership of the nugget casino in sparks will change hands in the next few months... and the new owners plan to make some big rennovations to the landmark casino. and skiers and snowboarders who want a birds-eye view of their run down the mountain...you can now hire drones to film your ride down the slopes. ky sisson is live in the studio to show us how they do it. these stories top your news right now at 6:30 a-m. today is friday, february 12, 20-16.
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and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. let's start with a quick look at seeing a slightly warmer start thanks angela. turning to the crime beat... reno police have a man in custody in connection with a robbery in stead earlier this week. after a brief standoff... police arrested 39-year-old wesley ford at a stead home wednesday night around midnight. he's charged with robbery with a deadly weapon, grand larceny and possession of stolen property. police say he entered the maverick gas station on stead boulevard early monday morning and showed a handgun before taking money from the clerk. officials now say he was the one involved in an incident tuesday.
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home, ford allegedly stole a car and fled from police, resulting in 3 schools being locked down. officers thought the suspect in that incident was 19-year-old rylin wolfe, who lived with ford. after investigating... police then ruled wolfe out as a suspect in the case. this is a photo of wolfe from an unrelated arrest. let's check in with meteorologist angela schilling for a first look at the weather. good morning, angela! satellite shows some cloud cover over california. broken clouds in reno. like yesterday, cloud cover will keep temperatures from breaking any records. today will be very similar but perhaps a few degrees warmer. winds are light if not calm. winds will come
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planner shows temps in the 50's at lunch and lower 60's this afternoon. it's been two years and one month since the ascuaga family sold the nugget to global gaming and hospitality. and in the next few months... the property changes hands again.
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intention of selling the nugget... but marnell gaming made an offer that made sense to them. marnell owns two resorts in laughlin... where it invested about 70-million dollars in the last decade. the company's chairman says he'll do the same here...with plans to renovate 800 hotel rooms in the west tower, as well as the convention area, casino and showroom. marnell "we don't anticipate a lot of quick moves. this is long term. anybody, i think, that knows us, we don't sell much. we're usually buying things or building things." about 13-hundred people work at the nugget. marnell says the change of ownership won't affect any of them. and the big decision is expected today... over whether solar users can keep paying their old rates. the p-u-c took questions from the public this week. opponents of nevada's new solar rate hikes
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investment for installing rooftop solar... and are forcing solar companies in nevada to close shop. the p-u-c said their latest opinion is to not have solar rates grandfathered in.. instead charging the new higher rates incrementally over the next 12 years. the final decision is expected to be made today in carson city. the meeting will be held at 11-50 east william street in hearing room a... at 9-30 a-m faa rules heavily regulate commercial drone services making the industry extrenious to enter. there's a bay-area company that is the first legally allowed to film customers using a drone...and they are coming to tahoe ski resorts. ky sisson was on the mountain and is now in the studio with more. good moring ky! good morning john and andi! the country's first commercial
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valley and homewood ski resorts giving people a way to hire professional drone opperators to film while they ski. typically needing to stay 500 feet away from people not involved in the production, this service is the first of its kind to have faa approval to fly within 500 feet of the action. louis- "the unique exemption we have explicitly allows us to film members of the public who are participating in the operation. in this case at places like squaw, that operation is actually being filmed on the ski hill." this special permit comes after cape productions recorded skiers for over a year in canada where commercial drones aren't as heavily regulated. but that doesn't mean safety precautions aren't taken seriously. while on the mountain, cape productions has several representatives guiding customers where to go to safetly execute their drone video. and not to mention all drone operators are actual pilots licensed to fly actual aircraft! kabe- "being a pilot really
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because we have been trained really well by our faa certified flight instructors how to handle emergency situations, great deal of knowledge when it comes to the aerodynamics..." along side regular consumers signing up for the 99 dollar service, local ski teams have been working with cape productions to help them improve form. from tahoe, cape tells me they plan on droning on down to mammoth next. covering the story, ky sisson, channel 2 news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning...
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it's iron boy! we'll show you a brave superhero who facing villians head on and saving the day. after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. the smithsonian's national air and space museum is giving visitors a chance to get a virtual look inside apollo 11... specialists with the air and space museum are using 3-d technology... giving museum goers the opportunity to travel to the moon without the years of training. it shows astronauts neil armstrong, buzz aldrin and michael collins' lockers and personal belongings... scribbles on the walls with numbers to connect to ground control... and a calendar that kept track
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this technology is no "small step"... and a giant leap toward moon. the marvel universe has introduced us to characters like spiderman and the incredible hulk... but sydney australia has a brand new superhero. a crime fighting boy with a familiar name... meet "iron boy"! nine-year-old dominic is battling cystic fibrosis, but he has always wanted to be a superhero. so australian police and the "make-a-wish" group hatched a plan to make that happen. police put dominic in an iron man costume and sent him on a mission to rescue a kidnapped t-v reporter. domenic fought villains and... like any super hero... pulled off the rescue. he then received a special honor from police. : "it's a real pleasure. i'm
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to you the medal of valor celebrities sent tweets to support domenic... including robert downey junior, who plays iron man in the movies. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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welcome back... now that the standoff at the wildlife refuge in burns oregon is over...the hold-outs are now in custody. michele fiore... nevada's assemblywoman known for her pro-gun stance... is being thanked for her role in the incident. she flew to portland and joined
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when the last of the occupiers surrendered yesterday morning. the f-b-i says she was a big part of ending the whole ordeal. fbi guy:"i can't say enough about the help from the reverend franklin graham and michele fiore." the refuge will stay closed for another few weeks as the f-b-i sweeps for weapons and combs through computer files they may need for their case against the occupiers. "channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" satellite shows some cloud cover over california. broken clouds in reno. like yesterday, cloud
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from breaking any records. today will be very similar but perhaps a few degrees warmer. winds are light if not calm. winds will come out of the southwest today. day planner shows temps in the 50's at lunch and lower 60's this afternoon. futrecast stays quiet this weekend, but the ridge will become more broad on saturday before strengthening again on sunday. burn code is green. we'll still have to watch the air quality though. storm track
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but we'll have a cloudy start. it will also be a degree or two cooler. not much. seven day shows quiet weather through tuesday. next chance for rain in reno and mountain snow arrives wednesday night
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let's check in with the c-b-s news team and see what they're working on this morning. .... the news is back in the
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a busy weekend here in northern nevada... from celebrating valentines day-- to ringing in the chinese new years, and taking a walk on the wild side.. erin breen has us covered at 5. welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, hillary clinton and
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attention back to nevada and south carolina...one day after their sixth democratic debate. the two candidates were polite but pointed as they spared over foreign policy and the economy last night in milwaukee. the debate delved into matters of race and immigration reform... as sanders and clinton continue to court the minority vote. for more on this story, tune in to c-b-s this morning following our show at 7 a-m. looking around the world now... pope francis' embarks on his five-day visit to mexico. millions are expected to be in attendance when the holy father celebrates mass on the country's southern and northern borders. pope francis may address drugs, cartel violence and immigration during his homilies. and, the u-s, russia and other world leaders have agreed to a temporary pause in fighting in syria...to begin in a week's time. the deal, brokered in
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needed aid to reach areas of need. the ceasefire, however, does not apply to terrorist organizations on the ground. coming up next... we'll have your traffic, weather and news right now as you head out the
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay
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an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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good morning, . here's your news right now as you head out the door... let's get one final look at our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... no accidents or incidents to report. roadwork begins at 7am, on i-80 eb at the east verdi bridge. speed will be reduced to 55mph, expect delays. seven day shows quiet weather through tuesday. next chance for rain in reno and mountain snow arrives wednesday night into
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, february 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". hillary clinton and bernie sanders battle for the minority vote in a heated debate. republicans sharpen their attacks before tomorrow's face-off. donald trump says the pope does not understand america's immigration issue. we're in mexico ahead of the pontiff's visit. and a controversy crashes a massive surf competition. why no women are paddling into these waves. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans. >> that is a low blow. >> democrats square off over president obama. >> have you ever disagreed with a president? i suspect you may have. >> senator. >> don't listen to donald trump. really. don't listen to donald trump. >> negotiating a deal in another country is not foreign policy experience.
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