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good evening. we saw a beautiful, sunny day with temperatures reaching 71 degrees in reno today... but don't let all the sunshine fool you... winter isn't over yet. that's right. a high wind warning goes into effect in hours.. and we may even see snowfall as early as thursday. we begin tonight with storm watch coverage. chief meteorologist mike alger is in the weather center with the details. strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a high wind warning for western nevada, in effect throughout the day wednesday. those winds will create an initial rain shadow for the
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the winds ease a bit we could see some rain reach the reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat left over from our recent warm temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures in the low 60s will crash down to the upper 40s on thursday. for the mountains, a winter storm warning will go into effect wednesday evening, with 7,000', with significantly less valley temperatures approaching 60 degrees by sunday. thanks mike. for two decades n-dot has had a warning system in place when winds are too dangerous in washoe valley for drivers. but this year, they've enhanced
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additional signs that include flashing lights to warn drivers there used to be nine of these kind of warning signs.. but now there are 34. ndot hopes this will make it easier for drivers to recognize the wind restrictions and plan their travels accordingly. meg ragonese- ndot pio-either delay their travel or they can reroute themselves, we actually have positioned these signs so that they are well in advance of particular exits so if drivers need to take a certain exit prior to going through the valley, they can do that and reroute themselves." ndot say this system is just another way they are enhancing safety for everyone traveling between reno and carson city. today governor sandoval joined 16 other governors... who are voicing their commitment to renewable energy. the bipartisan group... signed onto the accord as a promise to promote clean energy, clean transportation... and a more modern electrical grid. of course... this has been a hot
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policy changes which have pushed many rooftop solar companies out of the state. governor sandoval briefly addressed that issue on the conference call today. sandoval: "yes, there was a decision recently by our public utilities commission. it wasn't everything i wanted, but i'm confident that it will be a topic that will be discussed throughout the rest of this year and into our legislative session next year." the governor has come out in favor of grandfathering-in existing solar customers... so they wouldn't be affected by the new, higher rates. but the public utilities commission decided against that last week. the first meeting for the group of governors has not been set yet. turning to the crime beat.. sparks police have a man in custody who they say fired shots from within a home early this morning. police responded to the three thousand block of keogh drive on a report of shots fired inside a home where two teenage girls and a woman were inside. a fourth woman was able to
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swat teams surrounded the home and negotiated with the suspect, who eventually surrendered. the women were not hurt. gordon mellinger is charged with two counts of child neglect and one count of discharging a firearm into a structure. reno police have arrested a man for murder.. accused of stabbing a man to death in an apartment near midtown. 32 year old michael robbins was arrested sunday night for driving a stolen car.. officers then received information that he had possibly stabbed a man in an apartment. police responded to the apartment in the 100 block of malone lane... where they found a man who had been killed. he has been identified as 43 year old patrick drahos. detectives interviewed robbins... who police say admitted to the killing. he was arrested last night and charged with open murder with a deadly weapon. the identity of the victim has not been released. the carson city sheriff's office is asking for help finding a woman who went missing last summer. 40-year-old deanna rebelez was last seen when she was released
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july. she's five foot 3... about 135 pounds and also goes by deanna byars. if you know where she is call carson city deputies at 283- 7854. turning to health watch now.. medical school is definitely an intense experience... and today a group of community members got to see just how much hard work goes into being a med student. about a dozen people from local businesses, hospitals and the university participated in 'project medical education nevada'. amanda ketchledge joins us live in the newsroom after attending the event today. amanda, what's the purpose of this project? landon-- this day-long activity gave participants a chance to experience "hands-on" what four years of medical school entails. from the application process, to shadowing professors with simulated patients... manniquin coughing and blinking
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skin and..... "some classroom instruction. they do some dissection down in the anatomy lab." the participants found out how complicated it is for students learning how to become doctors. bethany sexton: "it's been a really intense day, but they go through four years of it." bethany sexton works for renown health and actually wanted to become a doctor in the past, but she took the business route of health care instead. so this opportunity gave her a look at what the students do everyday...like how they deliver bad news to a patient. "i know that that could be really disappointing. because i'm sure you were initially thinking it was going to be a small incision." bethany sexton: "even though it was a simulated patient, it was kind of heart wrenching to be able to have to tell somebody that they had had complications from a surgery. and so it really gives me new appreciation for what our doctors have to go through everyday." the school of medicine also tells us that this program was designed to create more of an understanding for leaders in the community, so they make insightful decisions about funding sources for medical
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melissa piasecki, executive associate dean, university of nevada school of medicine: "what this give folks is, really breaking it down into the different pieces of medical education and how much goes into supporting a medical school." the school of medicine holds this event once every year. covering health watch, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. coming up next - it's been three days since justice scalia passed away. we'll show you what experts are saying about what could be a long political battle to find his replacement on the supreme court.. after the break. 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
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and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. replace justice antonin scalia, who passed away over the weekend. president obama says he will appoint a replacement in due time -- but senate republicans
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nomination because they say that task should fall to the next president. experts say that could lead to a battle that could leave the longest vacancy of the supreme court's history -- possibly up to 16 months. that might not affect some cases -- but it leaves a lot of uncertainties if the court has a 4-to-4 split. schmucker "we have a third branch. we expect that branch to function. you can't expect it to function without a person in there." while many argue there is an unwritten rule that the president should not appoint a supreme court justice in an election year -- the constitution does not set time limits for candidates to be appointed or confirmed. experts say the stakes have gotten much higher for these kinds of selections. one reason is because the next judge could potentially serve on the bench for the next 30-plus years. an obama-appointed judge would likely shift the conservative court to a liberal-leaning one.
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office should be able to appoint, whether that person is a republican or democrat. that is his, or maybe eventually, her constitutional right and constitutional duty." experts say the pool of possible candidates is fairly small -- usually coming from the appellate courts and a top-20 law school. including scalia -- all nine supreme court justices attended harvard or yale. we got the chance to ask presidential candidate hillary clinton about her thoughts on the matter - in a one-on-one interview yesterday. clinton says the constitution is pretty clear.. hill:"if there's a vacancy in the supreme court the president monimates and the senate advises and consents that's just how it works raaaah! " hill: " the longest contested appointment was clarence thomas and that lasted 100 days . obama has 340 which is plenty
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clinton's press secretary says she'll be back in nevada before our caucus this saturday.. but wasn't sure if she'd be in the north or in las vegas. former florida governor and g- o-p presidential candidate jeb bush is returning to reno next week - just ahead of the republican caucus. bush will hold a town hall in monday starting at 6 p-m at huffaker elementary school in reno. doors open at 5 p-m. businessman donald trump is scheduled to make a campaign stop next tuesday - at the nugget casino resort in sparks. doors for that event open at 10 a-m.. with the actual event starting at noon. and texas senator ted cruz will also be campaigning in northern nevada next week. he will be holding events inin elko... reno and fernley on monday and douglas county and carson city tuesday. if you want to register for any
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links for you. just head to k-t-v-n dot com and click the blue "news links" button. and please stay with channel 2 news and "cbs news" for continuing coverage of campaign 2016... through november. still to come on channel 2 news at 11 - commercial flights from the u-s to cuba may be just around the corner.. after the signing of an important document today. the story, coming up. mike will have a look at your forecast after the break.... but first - could new evidence in the san berardino mass shooting case have been... unlocked? we've got the latest on the investigation, after the break. "this is channel 2 news at 11, northern nevada's number one newscast, with arianna bennett, landon miller, sports with garrett dearborn and mike
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looking around the nation now.. the investigation into the mass shooting in san bernardino continues.. and today a potentially key piece of
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today a judge ordered apple to help the f-b-i unlock a cell phone owned by one of the people responsible for the san bernardino terror attack. the i-phone in question was used by syed rizwan farook. he and his wife opened fire at a holiday party in san bernardino last december, killing 14 people. the two were later killed in a shoot-out with police. the f-b-i has said it has tried to unlock the phone for two months without success. the judge's order requires apple to disable a feature that wipes the phone's data after 10 incorrect password attempts. that would let f-b-i experts try millions of password combinations without threatening the data. now.. apple has said it cannot unlock newer i-phones for law enforcement. that's because the phones are engineered in such a way that apple does not have a key to break the encryption. but the judge's order in this case is not asking apple to break the encryption. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american
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strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a high wind warning for western nevada, in effect throughout the day wednesday. those winds will create an initial rain shadow for the valleys, but late in the day as the winds ease a bit we could see some rain reach the reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat left over from our recent warm temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures in the low 60s will crash down to the upper 40s on thursday. for the mountains, a winter storm warning will go into effect wednesday evening, with the heaviest precipitation expected to occur overnight. possible accumulations are in the one to two foot range above 7,000', with significantly less at lake level. by friday, the storm system should be out of the area, and
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up and dry out in time for the weekend, with valley temperatures approaching 60 strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a high wind warning for western nevada, in effect throughout the day wednesday. those winds will create an initial rain shadow for the valleys, but late in the day as
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see some rain reach the reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat left over from our recent warm temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures in the low 60s will crash down to the upper 40s on thursday. for the mountains, a winter
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7,000', with significantly less at lake level. by friday, the storm system should be out of the area, and it looks like things will warm up and dry out in time for the weekend, with valley temperatures approaching 60 degrees by sunday. thanks mike. after the break - the pope's visit to mexico will come to a close tomorrow. the message he hopes
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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pope francis is keeping very busy during his whirlwind trip to mexico. he met with young people today in the heart of the nation's drug- trafficking problem.. and tomorrow he heads to a city trying to overcome years of terror at the hands of drug lords. today the pope urged young priests to fight injustices like
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kidnappings that plague the country. more than 25 thousand people have vanished in mexico during the last 10 years. missing signs are also plastered in the border city of juarez. where the pope will wrap up his five day visit tomorrow. that mass is expected to focus on the plight of migrants. the united states has officially signed an agreement with cuba to re-establish scheduled air services between the two countries. ""the reestablishment of scheduled services demonstrates our continued commitment to the strengthening of ties between people of the united states and the people of cuba." starting today u-s carriers will have 15 days to submit applications to the department of transportation for routes they'd like to fly between the u-s and cuba.. in what's sure to be a fierce bidding war. the development brings airlines and travelers yet another step closer to scheduled commercial flights between the two
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coming up in sports, the division one north high school basketball tournament tipped off today....with the girls.....garrett takes a look
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the division one north girls basketball tournament tipped things off tonight. we'll start you off with top seed and defending champ manogue playing host to reed. -up big in the 3rd, its the fundamentals...nic e ball movement out to their star katie turner and she buries the 3- ball...to make it a 43-20 lead. -later the raiders trying to get something going, but that'll be a turnover into turner's hands and she takes it the other way for the bucket....turner had 20points the miners are scary good as they roll to the semi's 87-54.
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the semi's on thursday....the hailey hughes 16 points led the tigers to an upset of mcqueen 59-49 tonight, - the other top seed in the tournament high desert champ reno hosting carson, and mallary mcgwire's probably the best player in the state, here getting her own rebound and putback...the huskies were off to the races... -and they're dangerous outside as well, daranda hinkey spotting up and canning the long ball.... reno advances to the semi's with authority 74-11 next up, the huskies get damonte ranch...the mustangs knocked off north valleys tonight...the semifinals are thursday at spanish springs. after a successful stop at home for a couple games the wolf pack men's basketball team is heading to san jose state on a 2- game win streak. the pack was out at practice this afternoon getting set for the spartans....and nevada has had some pretty good success
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24-of the last 26 games and the mountain west, they've won 8- games overall as opposed to the athletic they move the ball around very well and they like did last year. they're record definitely doesn't show how together they play and how hard they play so we have to come in with the mindset we have to play as hard as we can. tip set for 7....you can stream the game on the mountain west netowrk or on nevadawolfpack.t v. despite winning 41-games and taking the mountain west conference title last season, the wolf pack baseball team is not expected to do much this year...at least according to the preseason poll just released today
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preseason all-conference list the conference's coaches are seeing the pack finish 6th out of 7-teams...san jose state was picked in the 7th spot. nevada was one of three teams with at least 3-players on the up the season against northwestern in arizona friday. thanks garrett. coming up next-- mike will be back with a last look at your forecast. you'rereatching
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope,
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so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message.
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pointer named c-j is westminster kennel club's best in show. check him out.. his breeder, owner and handler says c-j is all work on the stage... but all pet back at home. the competition started with nearly 3-thousand canines from 199 breeds. only the seven top dogs made it to the finals. winner. mike has a last check of your forecast-- strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a high wind warning for western nevada, in effect throughout the reno area. as the front moves temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures the heaviest precipitation expected to occur overnight.
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things will warm up and dry out >> jon: stephen colbert! captioning sponsored by cbs ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: you deserve it! you deserve it! thank you. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: jon, how are you?
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( cheers and applause ) thank you. thank you very much. thanks so much, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to "the late show." thanks, everybody. hey! hey! i'm stephen colbert. thank you for being here. i'm throwing hand towels to all these people here because they are soaked to the bone. greatest audience in the world, stayed outside for hours in the pouring rain. it is absolutely coming down in sheets. ( cheers and applause ) listen to that! listen to that! >> stephen: i mean, it was raining really hard.
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that's how much it was raining outside. ( laughter ) like that? like that? >> jon: yeah! >> stephen: ladies and gentlemen, i don't know if you're aware of this, but donald trump... ( laughter ) -- yeah. yeah, still. he's running for president on the platform of opening his mouth and saying things. the one thing that frequently emerges from the trump hole is... ( laughter ) , is the naughty language, the vulgarity, the devil's sal teen. hieshz the thing. as we approach primary day in my home state of south cackalack. trump has said he is swearing off the swearing because value voters do not like the salty talk if you do the salty tack, they believe you'll be darned to
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hot pokers shoved up your (whistle). that hurts like a mother fudger. but i've got to say, i'm not sure the man can stop 3 why would he stop now? it seems natural to him. and i'd love to have trump on to hear about it from the man himself, but he's down in south carolina campaigning. though he does phone in to a lot of the shows, where they just put up a picture of him while he talks to the show. so i hereby challenge thoim call my show. bring out the trump phone! bring it out. thank you. thank you. ( cheers and applause ) here it is. behold, the trump phone. ( laughter ) donald, call me on this phone. it is a line dedicated just to
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and to show that i'm serious, i will am willing to split the charges. meanwhile, on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders-- >> trump-trump. trump-trump. trump-trump. hello? who is this? >> this is donald trump. hello, stephen. ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: donald trump! okay, listen i'll got to make sure this is really you, not somebody abusing the trump say something only donald trump would say. >> well, i could say you're fired. >> stephen: i'm not sure you're the only one who would very much. >> you're doing so well, that could never happen, stephen. you're doing a great job, so that could never happen. >> stephen: don't make me. ( cheers and applause ) don't make me love you, old man.
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of any phone call. what are you wearing? >> i'm wearing a very beautiful plu suit a poor tie. >> stephen: i'm wearing a unitard and silver tiara just to talk to you. >> that's good. >> stephen: how do you like south carolina. the best people ever, right? >> i love it. it's a great place. and i've been here many times, as you know. but it's a great place, and we're in the midst of a very, very strong primary season. new hampshire was terrific. and this saturday, they get out and vote, and hopefully they'll be voting for trump, and we're again. >> stephen: this is definitely donald trump. ( applause ) let's talk about what experts are calling your potty mouth. i can think off the top of my head three things that you have said on air that-- this is true-- cbs will not let me repeat or they would have to bleep them. how are you going to stop? >> well, it's easy. i've decided to stop. i mean, i do that for emphasis and i do that sometimes non-politically, and once i

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