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starting your day with channel 2 news this morning. let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. thursday and the weekend with highs warming into the low 50s saturday and sunday! thanks jeff. thanks to recent storms... 50-inches of snow fell in the eastern sierra last month... nearly doubling the snowpack, with two months of winter to go. snow survey so far, the snowpack is 25- percent above average... nearly 9-feet deep at mount rose. that equals about 29-inches of water. experts say this appears to be a recovery year... after four dry winters. but the storms need to continue in order to catch up. jeff "this is great to see all the snow but a 4-year drought, you're going to just come out of it with a few good storms. it's
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winters to do that." the news is encouraging throughout the silver state... where snowpack is 50-percent above average. that's critical for farmers and ranchers in the humboldt basin, who have had little to no water the past few years. while this recent snow is good for the snowpack... it caused problems when it comes to trash pickup. waste management says service to the following areas have been delayed due to dangerously icy roads... mount rose highway... montreux.... st. james village, timberline drive... joy lake road... and sierra highlands drive. they say they are working on getting to those areas as soon as possible. but if the roads there stay very icy this week, the say they'll accept extra bags without those excess stickers, one week from today. and the nevada highway patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened on 3-95... just after 2 o- clock yesterday. n-h-p troopers say the driver of a silver honda civic, registered
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southbound on 395 when he lost control. the honda spun out before crashing into a light post on the driver's side. troopers say the driver was the only person involved in the crash. he was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. the man's identity is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers throughout today and wednesday, with little or no accumulations expected. we dry things out by thursday and the weekend with highs warming into
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50s saturday and sunday! 50s saturday and sunday!
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turning to school watch... last night... the washoe county superintendent spoke about the future... in her "state of education address. superintendent traci davis outlined big goals for the district... including a 90-percent graduation rate by the year 20-20. traci: "i believe that we have to aim high for kids, and i don't have a low expectation for not one kid in our district. if we hit 88, i'm good, but we have to have the high target." along with boosting graduation rates... davis plans on more restructuring of the special ed program... and getting all schools trained in social and emotional learning techniques. she also had a big announcement to make... foundation leader stacie mathewson is making a 13 million dollar donation to the district... to develop new student mental health programs. and to address overcrowding, one of the district's biggest concerns... a committee is
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ballot in november...which would raise taxes for new school buildings. davis says if that doesn't pass... schools will have to go to multi- track systems... or even double sessions. reno has become an up and coming destination for all you reno has become an up and coming destination for all you foodies out there with several new resturants throughout the area that are offering more than just great food... ky sisson is live in the newsroom with more on reno's food fad... local resturants around town are really stirring the appetites of customers with new and exciting ways to enhance the dining experience in our area. from serving more diverse food with exotic ingredients, to creating a more untraditional
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restauratuers are taking risks in reno. michael tragash- "you just see more chefs taking more risk and putting forth better food and a better concept." tragash with yelp.com says that this risk is paying off for local resturant owners who are going beyond just serving good food. the heritage at the whitney peak downtown is an example of how the expectation of casual dining has been elevated to more than just good food and a full stomach. niki gross- "now we got this more urban experience with differnet combination of flavors that maybe reno hasn't seen. just trying to elevate that experience for the diner who is looking for something more adventurous." another example of reno's growing scene-- an izakaya which is a japanese pub is coming to reno this spring. a great time to be a foodie in reno! covering the story, ky sisson channel 2 news.
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this morning... still to come on channel 2 news this morning... the world health organization held an emergency meeting
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virus outbreak...what officials are saying and, what places to avoid...after the break. and results following the iowa caucus were full of surprises....we have the latest updates...and what presidential hopefuls have planned for new hamshire...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers throughout today and wednesday, with little or no accumulations expected. we dry things out by thanks jeff.
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thanks jeff. looking around the world... the thanks jeff. looking around the world... the world health organization says the zika is a global health emergency. they made the announcement in geneva switzerland yesterday. the mosquito-borne virus is spreading rapidly...and the lack of a vaccine spurred the w-h-o into action. they said last week there could be at least 3-million zika infections over the next year. there are only a few reported cases in the u-s... and based on experience with other mosquito- borne illnesses...they expect the number of cases in the u-s to remain small. looking around the nation now... this morning... we're learning more about the three inmates who escaped a maximum security prison in california last week... and what they did before being captured. hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu,
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cells and repelled off the roof... where an accomplice picked them up outside the orange county men's central jail. hour's later... they called a cab. after kidnapping the cab driver... and stealing a van... they moved to san jose, where things got heated. "inmate nayeri and duong had a physical fight inside the motel room... the information we have taxi driver drove back to santa ana... where on friday, duong surrendered to police. the driver wasn't injured. the next day, the two other escapees were captured as well... after someone spotted their stolen van in san francisco. and the n-f-l turned yesterday's media day into a prime time the big question for veteran to soak in some of biggest names game coverage beginning at 8 a-m.
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welcome back. the 2016 presidential race now turns to new hampshire... just a day after the iowa caucuses. as marlie hall reports from des moines... while the republicans have a clear winner... iowa democrats have not declared a winner and say the race is too close to call. -nats- the democratic contest in iowa remains unresolved this morning...with hillary
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welcome back. the 2016 presidential race now turns to new hampshire... just a day after the iowa caucuses. there were some big surprises for the republican race... while tensions remain high on the democratic side. cbs correspondent marlie hall is in des moines, iowa to tell us haven't officially announced a winner ... but hillary clinton has declared victory. both candidates addressed their supporters late last night...as the numbers were still being counted: i want you to know i will keep standing for you; i will keep fighting for you we are going to create an economy that works for working families not just for the billionaire class with the race a virtual tie -- both candidates will likely leave iowa with roughly the same number of delegates. but pundits say the result doesn't bode well for sanders: this was a must-win night for bernie, and a tie is probably not going to cut it. he didn't turn out the quote-unquote obama coalition as he would have hoped. republican turnout here in iowa shattered records...as voters handed victory to ted cruz over donald trump. tonight is a victory for grassroots cruz over donald trump. tonight is a victory for
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we finished second, and i want to tell you something i'm just honored. all eyes are now on marco rubio - who pulled away with a third place finish last night, only trailing trump by one percent. it's not only going to be cruz and trump going after rubio it's going to be bush and christie. the focus of the 2016 presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire...which holds the first in the nation primary
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. it's hard to resist the temptation of pizza... even when committing a robbery. police responding to to a burglar alarm in pennsylvania sunday made an unusual discovery over the weekend..
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pittsburgh. the company had held a pizza party on friday... and the intruder reportedly found the leftovers... treating himself to a snack, then a nap. "so the fridge was filled with left over pizza. and he came in and just dumped a whole bunch of stuff out- took pizzas out and there's trails of pizza leading to the back room. he was sleeping like a baby on a pile of pillows." 26-year-old cory mcginnis, as former professional baseball player, is charged with burglary. ne-029mo it was an emotional reunion in arizona. heather clark was able to hear her son's heartbeat again for the first time in nearly three years.
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died suddenly in 2013. a few days ago, clark met the little girl whose life was saved by lukas' donated heart. in arizona, 18-month old jordan gonzalez was fighting for her life because of a congenital heart defect. after countless surgeries and seizures, jordan needed a new heart to survive. and that's exactly what she got... lukas' heart was a match. "there is another family out there, somewhere, you know who's feeling something of what i'm feeling, somewhat, and i have the chance to make them not go through what i'm about to go through" because the donation was made anonymously, the families hadn't met... until this past friday. the mothers connected online, and when they met, jordan's mother gave heather clark a teddy bear... that played the
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... snowpack in the eastern sierra has nearly doubled...with only two months of winter to go...what does that mean for farmers and ranchers in the
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the couple... who wants grass-fed beef that doesn't eat too much of their paychecks. the cash-strapped college student who simply wants organic and local produce. the parents...who may not have a healthy budget, but still make sure their children eat healthy. you inspire us to do everything we do...
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" this year's snow pack is finally on the increase... and with estimates above average, how much will our snowfall help farmers and ranchers recover from the drought?
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education address... the washoe county superintendent listed goals for the school district this year... and announced a generous donation. from downtown to midtown... the culture of food in reno is growing. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to tell us how restaurants are cooking up new ways to impress customers. these stories top your news right now at 5:30 a-m. today is tuesday, february 2, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for starting your day with channel 2 mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers throughout today and wednesday, with little or no accumulations expected. we dry things out by
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thanks jeff. 50-inches of snow fell in the eastern sierra last month... nearly doubling the snowpack, with two months of winter to go. snow survey so far, the snowpack is 25- percent above average... nearly 9-feet deep at mount rose. that equals 29-inches of water. it looks like a recovery year... after four dry winters. but the storms need to keep going in order to catch up. jeff "this is great to see all the snow but a 4-year drought, you're going to just come out of it with a few good storms. it's going to take some really good winters to do that." the news is encouraging throughout the silver state... where snowpack is 50-percent above average. that's critical for farmers and ranchers in the
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who have had little to no water the past few years. while this recent snow is good for the snowpack... it has caused some problems when it comes to trash pickup. waste management says service to the following areas have been delayed due to dangerously icy roads... mount rose highway... montreux.... st. james village, timberline drive... joy lake road... and sierra highlands drive. waste management says it is working on getting to those areas as soon as possible. however... if conditions don't improve this week, they will take extra bags without excess waste stickers one week from today. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s.
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few light snow showers throughout today and wednesday, with little or no accumulations expected. we dry things out by thursday and the weekend with highs warming into the low 50s saturday and sunday!
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thanks jeff. turning to school watch... last night... the washoe county superintendent spoke about the future of the school district...
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superintendent traci davis outlined big goals for the district... including a 90-percent graduation rate by the year 20-20. traci: "i believe that we have to aim high for kids, and i don't have a low expectation for not one kid in our district. if we hit 88, i'm good, but we have to have the high target." along with boosting graduation rates... davis plans on further restructuring the special education program... and getting all schools trained in social and emotional learning techniques. she also had a big announcement to make... stacie mathewson, the founder of "transforming youth recovery"... will be making a 13 million dollar donation to the district... to develop new programs catered to student mental health. and to address overcrowding, one of the district's biggest concerns... a committee of community members is working to get a question on the ballot in november... which would raise taxes for new school buildings. davis says if that doesn't
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to multi- track systems... or even double sessions. reno has become an up and coming destination for all you foodies out there with several new resturants throughout the area that are offering more than just great food... ky sisson is live in the newsroom with more on reno's food fad... local resturants around town are really stirring the appetites of customers with new and exciting ways to enhance the dining experience. from serving more diverse food with exotic ingredients, to creating a more untraditional enviroment for guests, local restauratuers are taking risks in reno. michael tragash- "you just see more chefs taking more risk and putting forth better food
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tragash with yelp.com says that this risk is paying off for local resturant owners who are going beyond just serving good food. the heritage at the whitney peak downtown is an example of how the expectation of casual dining has been elevated to more than just tasty food and a full stomach. niki gross- "now we got this more urban experience with differnet combination of flavors that maybe reno hasn't seen. growing scene-- an izakaya which is a japanese pub is coming to reno this spring. a great time to be a foodie in reno!
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coming up on channel 2 news this morning... here in nevada we are in the midst of one of the biggest races in the u- s...and it's for senator harry reid's seat...we'll tell you what senate hopefuls are saying...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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welcome back. the 2016 presidential race now turns to new hampshire... just a day after the iowa caucuses. as marlie hall reports from des moines... while the republicans have a clear winner... iowa democrats have not declared a winner and say the race is too close to call. -nats- the democratic contest in iowa remains unresolved this morning...with hillary clinton and bernie sanders still locked in a draw. both candidates addressed their supporters late last night...as the numbers were still being counted: i want you to know i will keep
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fighting for you we are going to create an economy that works for working families not just for the billionaire class the virtual tie means both candidates will likely leave iowa with roughly the same number of delegates. but pundits say the result doesn't bode well for sanders: this was a must-win night for bernie, and a tie is probably not going to cut it. he didn't turn out the quote-unquote obama coalition as he would have hoped. republican turnout here in iowa shattered records...as voters handed victory to ted cruz over donald trump. tonight is a victory for grassroots we finished second, and i want to tell you something i'm just honored. all eyes are now on marco rubio - who pulled away with a third place finish last night, only trailing trump by one percent. it's not only going to be cruz and trump going after rubio it's going to be bush and christie.
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presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire...which holds the first in the nation primary next week. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. the iowa caucuses also means the end for two candidates in the race. mike huckabee and martin o'malley both suspended their presidential bids last night. back here at home... one of the biggest races in the u.s. senate this cycle is being battled out here in nevada... for senator harry reid's seat. after five terms in office... reid is leaving behind some big shoes to fill. and three candidates ...so far... say they're worthy of filling them. erin breen has the update on their campaigns. of course the party wants to see that seat stay blue.. the reid machine is fully
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masto...who spent 8 years as our attorney general...where she fought sex offenders....human trafficking...and protected seniors. she says bipartisanship politics is the key. catherme cortez masto:" these are areas i have a proven record of working on in a bipartisan manner. its about building partnerships and coalitions. that's what we need in washington ....erin: and you think you can do that? i have a proven record to show it." she's for accepting syrian refugees....against ground troops in the middle east and for the affordable care act. she has been criticized by the republican senatorial committee for being conspicuously absent from actual campaign appearances. and i have to say....even reaching her for comments by phone has been difficult. congressman joe heck is a republican, a small busines owner and a brigadeer general . he also learned a lot working as an emergency room physician. joe: i learned what works and what doesn't. work and what the consequences are of delayed access to healthcare." he sees compromise as the answer to both healthcare and
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and bill tarbellis is a republican and a constitutionalist. bill tarbell:"i am not a part of the political machine...or the establishment whatever you want to call it. i am a person who is clearly committed to constitutional principles and values. i will follow those...i will stick to them. that's my platform." tarbell is against allowing syryan refugees accesss.. immigration reform...and the president's executive orders. erin:" and while these are the three candidates so far....others have until march 18th to file. covering campaign 2016 erin breen channel 2 news. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers
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with little or no accumulations expected. we dry things out by thursday and the weekend with highs warming into the low 50s saturday and sunday!
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looking around the world... the world health organization has declared the zika outbreak a global health emergency. the agency held a meeting in geneva, switzerland yesterday,
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announcement/ the mosquito-borne virus is spreading rapidly... ...and the lack of a vaccine or population immunity spurred the w-h-o into action. the agency said last week that there could be at least 3-million zika infections over the next year. experts say there are only a few reported cases in the u-s... and based on experience with other mosquito-borne illnesses...they expect the number of cases in the u-s to remain small. looking around the nation now... this morning we're learning more about the three inmates who escaped last week... and what they did before being captured. hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu, and bac duong broke out and repelled off the roof... where an accomplice picked them up outside the orange county men's central jail. hour's later... they called a cab. after kidnapping the cab driver... and stealing a van... they moved
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heated. "inmate nayeri and duong had a physical fight inside the motel room... the information we have is that the fight was about whether or not to kill the taxi cab driver and bury his body." after the fight, duong and the taxi driver drove back to santa ana... where duong surrendered to police. the driver wasn't injured. the next day, the two other escapees were captured as well... after someone spotted their stolen van in san francisco. and the n-f-l turned yesterday's media day into a prime time opening night for the super bowl. the denver broncos and carolina panthers both took the floor with a halftime show in between. the big question for veteran bronco's quarterback peyton manning, is if he will retire after the big game? he says he doesn't know. the nfl wanted to take away some of the crazy antics of year's
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costumes and light hearted questions for the players the event was a chance for fans to soak in some of biggest names in football ahead of the biggest game of the year. and you can catch the super bowl right here at channel 2. the game starts at 3-30... with pre- game coverage beginning at 8
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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the results are in-- and the iowa caucuses are over. we have local reaction. plus we'll show you how candidates are shifting their
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" experts say this year's snow pack is increasing... and with estimates above average... all the snowfall may help farmers ranchers and finally recover from the drought. and in this year's state of education address... the washoe county superintendent listed goals for the school district this year... and announced a generous donation. from downtown to midtown... the
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growing. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to tell us how restaurants are cooking up new ways to impress customers. these stories top your news right now at 6:00 a-m. today is tuesday, february 2, 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 jeff martinez. mostly cloudy and cold today with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers throughout today and wednesday, thanks jeff. thanks to recent storms... 50-inches of snow fell in the eastern sierra last month... nearly doubling the snowpack,
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