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instead of just four years. paul: "a compromise. in order to implement the legislative intent of sb374, to avoid, reduce, or eliminate any unreasonable shifting of costs from nem rate payers to non-nem ratepayers." but protestors... and solar companies... aren't satisfied with the decision. they say these changes will effectively kill nevada's rooftop solar industry... and in fact... most rooftop solar companies in nevada have either gone out of business... or closed up shop since the decision. for face the state this week-- i interviewed three industry professionals about why. reid: "people are going to go solar because it's a really good financial investment. the environmental impact is the cherry on top, and we are grateful for that. but with all the rulings that have happened as of late, it just doesn't make financial sense anymore for people to go residential or small commercial solar." a coalition of solar companies in nevada has come together to fight
ballot. for more on all of this... tune in for face the state this weekend. it's airing tomorrow at 4:30 am... 3:30 pm and 8:30 pm and on sunday at 6:30 am and 4 pm. covering the story live, arianna bennett, channel 2 news. the weather will remain dry and mild, if not cloudless, through the president's day weekend before a storm system finally returns in the middle of next week. for saturday, morning clouds will likely clear out by the afternoon and temperatures will top out in the low 60s, staying there through tuesday. wednesday, i am becoming more confident that a moderate winter storm will push through the region bringing rain and snow to the mountains, which should turn to all snow in the mountains by thursday, although it's unlikely snow levels will drop enough to cause any the weather will remain dry and
the president's day weekend before a storm system finally returns in the middle of next week. for saturday, morning clouds will likely clear out by the afternoon and temperatures will top out in the low 60s, staying there through tuesday. wednesday, i am becoming more confident that a moderate winter storm will push through the region bringing rain and snow to valleys. in school watch... today the "school overcrowding and repairs needs committee" voted unanimously to put a sales tax increase on the november ballot to pay for school capital improvement projects. if ballot question "wc-1" passes, the sales tax in washoe county would increase to 8 point 2-6-5
point 725 percent... meaning something that costs 100 dollars would cost 54 cents more in taxes. the committee was considering whether to go with a sales tax or a property tax increase in order to raise the nearly 800-million dollars. the chairman says that money is critical for the future success of washoe county schools. shaun carey/chairman, school overcrowding and repairs needs committee: "you get better results when children are in a classroom, that's not overcrowded, that is not leaking, not full of asbestos and guess what? we can make that choice or we can choose not to." carey says without the proposed increase, there will be double sessions in washoe county high schools and middle schools, and almost all elementary schools will go to year-round or multi-track schools. nevada gaming control board commissioner michonne ascuaga resigned from her position today after details surfaced of a federal investigation involving the nugget in sparks when it was under her family's ownership.
nugget for 16 years- said she was resigning to avoid having her family's business litigation distract from the gaming control board's work. the federal investigation by the financial crimes enforcement network came to light as part of an ongoing legal dispute between the ascuagas and wolfhound holdings l-l-c, which purchased the nugget in 2013. the holding company says the nugget was investigated for failing to meet federal record- keeping and reporting requirements. in campaign 20-16... a new poll shows democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in a dead heat in the silver state... nearly a week ahead of the caucus here. according to the poll by free beacon - conducted earlier this week... 45 percent expressed support for clinton and 45 percent said they support sanders, with 9 percent undecided. the poll also asked which candidate was most honest and
clinton... 53 percent said sanders... and 18 percent said they were equal. and when it comes to which candidate cares more about people like you... 36 percent said clinton... 49 percent said sanders and 15 said they were equal. we have a programming note to tell you about for tomorrow evening... c-b-s political director john dickerson will moderate the g- o-p debate in south carolina. coverage starts at 6 p-m... only on c-b-s. as a result we will not have a 6:30 newscast. we'll also be streaming the debate online and will have a link on our website. the debate will feature the six remaining g-o-p candidates... today former virginia governor jim gilmore ended his presidential bid. and with the nevada caucuses starting in less than two weeks, be sure to stay with channel two news on air, online, and on facebook and twitter for continuing coverage of campaign 20-16. if you're going to buy a car,
reno-sparks convention center is the place to be this weekend. the 20-16 reno auto show is underway -- with all 19 new car dealerships from around the truckee meadows on-hand. last year -- a record 17.5 million cars sold in the u-s -- and experts say that will likely continue -- saying there is pent up demand. the improving economy and low interest rates are helping car sales -- and low gas prices are giving trucks and s-u-v's a lift. j "people are coming in, looking at larger vehicles, trucks especially. the truck sales have increased dramatically over the last 6-8 months because of the price of gas." the reno auto show gives people a chance to look at different makes and models -- all under one roof. the event goes till sunday at 5 p-m. ky- "the only faa approved drone service has come to a tahoe ski resort, i'm ky sisson, find out
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welcome back.. rules heavily regulate commercial drone services making the industry difficult to enter. but there's a bay-area company now at lake tahoe ski resorts that's the first to get f-a-a exemptions to shoot video of customers from a close distance. ky sisson reports from squaw valley... in a story you'll see only on 2. the futuristic-- somewhat unsettling "that's weird." drones are now buzzing over heads of skiers at squaw valley
the new professional video service offered by cape productions gives people a chance to relive their time on the slopes. faa regulation typically requires drones to fly 500 feet away, but this service is the first in the country to legally fly within 500 feet of people. 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." the faa strictly regulates the commercial use of drones and require precautions such as a visual observer present and done only in the day light. safety is a high priority. ky- "not just anyone is allowed to fly a drone for a commercial service. these guys are actual pilots for airplanes." kabe- "being a pilot really helps with the drone operation because we have been trained really well by our faa certified flight instructors how to handle extreme sport video. even we did it. at the base of squaw, we named our video... ky- "coverage you can count on." lucy- "coverage you can count on!" of course. met up with cape production
all clear. "drone will be taking off." "skiers away!" and went back to work...eventually. covering the story. ky sisson, channel 2 news. for more information on getting your self "droned" at squaw or homewood this weekend, head to our website ktvn.com. we've set up a link for you there. and speaking of sking... squaw valley alpine meadows has been selected as the winner the best ski resort in north america. after being nominated as one of the top 20 resorts by u-s-a today and 10-best... it was picked as the winner of the 2016 readers' choice poll for best ski resort. squaw valley alpine meadows say its gotten 24 feet of snow so far this season, and they're thrilled to be recognized as the top ski resort
faking love. and erin breen found it. well...not for herself...but for a couple of lovebirds she met here in reno. erin breen tells us how mack and earline mcgrannahan found perfect harmony...togethe r. ----here we go---- if you've been in reno long you've probably seen mack mcgrannahan around. he was director of bands at unr for nearly 4 decades and currently directs the reno municipal band. --band playing-- you might guess he loves all kinds of music. mack:" the beatles...classical music...i love jazz" and...he loves earline. pardon the pun but they do make beautiful music together. --playing duet--- they actually met in 1977. mack:"we were judging a music contest for washoe county school district...that's how we met." earline: i thought he had nice handwriting." they w ere married to other people but played in bands together for years. and her middle and high school
mack's programs at unr. then 16 years ago....after he'd been divorced for years...... mack:" she called and was looking for a tape. i said i don't think i have it but but i'll look for it." mack:"we'd been talking for something like 40 minutes and i said we should hang up or your husband will wonder what we're talking about and she said...no...he left." mack:"so i hung up and called back in ten minutes and said this is crazy...you wanna go to dinner or something...and she said yes." and they've been together ever since. earline:"there's just a ton of respect i have for my husband" in fact they agree that respect for each other is the way to perfect harmony every day of the year. ---music at piano----
the weather will remain dry and mild, if not cloudless, through the president's day weekend before a storm system finally returns in the middle of next week. for saturday, morning clouds will likely clear out by the afternoon and temperatures will top out in the low 60s, staying there through tuesday. wednesday, i am becoming more confident that a moderate winter storm will push through the region bringing rain and snow to the mountains, which should turn to all snow in the mountains by thursday, although it's unlikely snow levels will drop enough to
the weather will remain dry and mild, if not cloudless, through the president's day weekend before a storm system finally returns in the middle of next week. for saturday, morning clouds will likely clear out by the afternoon and temperatures will top out in the low 60s, staying there through tuesday. wednesday, i am becoming more
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>> welcome to whiz kids week. i have a feeling i may be handing out some very big checks today, because we've got some of the smartest young people in the country waiting backstage hoping to get a shot at that $1-million question. get ready. it's time to play "who wants to be a millionaire."
[dramatic music] [cheers and applause] hey, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. are you guys ready to play a very special "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] good, because our returning whiz kid is a 15-year-old musical prodigy who graduated high school two years before he could even get his driver's license. from black mountain, north carolina, please welcome back ian ridenhour. [cheers and applause] how you doing? >> how's it going? >> actually, come to think about it, you're only 15. you still can't get your driver's license.
>> you might finish college before you ever get your license. [laughter] [laughs] there's something awesome about that. >> [laughs] >> you're doing great, by the way. talk about something awesome, you're in the middle of a phenomenal game. you've been playing incredibly well. you're at $20,000. [cheers and applause] just 6 questions away from the million, so the only downside: no lifelines. you used all those lifelines. and before we jump in, i know there was something specific you wanted to buy with that money, right? >> yeah, i, uh-- i'm working on recording another album, actually. my first one came out last september, and i want to... >> so you're already to drop your second album. >> yeah. >> ah, underachiever. come on. pick it up. all right, well, you've been playing great. let's get you some more seed money for dropping that next album. >> all right. >> let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] [cheers and applause] all right, ian. today, we get right into it. >> [exhales sharply]