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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 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 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
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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 out of california, was traveling 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,
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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 the low
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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 center... no accidents or incidents to report. we do have chain controls on small portion of mt. rose highway. thanks r-j. turning to school watch... last night... the washoe county superintendent spoke about the future... in her "state of education address.
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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 working to get a question on the 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.
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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 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
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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!
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this morning... and results following the iowa
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surprises....we have the latest updates...and what presidential hopefuls have planned for new
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coming up on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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day after the iowa caucuses. there were some big surprises
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tensions remain high on the democratic side. cbs correspondent marlie hall is in des moines, iowa to tell us more. good morning, marlie. -nats- democratic officials in iowa 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
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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. the focus of the 2016 presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire...which holds the first in the nation primary
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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
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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! still to come on channel 2 news
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lumber liquidators is agreeing to pay over 13 million dollars in lawsuits...a big penalty for an even bigger crime....we'll tell you what
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welcome back. lumber liquidators has agreed to pay over 13 million dollars in criminal fines for illegal trafficking. the company was found guilty of illegally trafficking wood into the u-s from an area that serves as the habitat for endangered siberian tigers...forests that are home to the last 4-hundred-and-50 wild siberian tigers. the department of justice says the penalty is the biggest for timber trafficking. the government said it was focused on the environmental harm lumber liquidators' practices caused. it appears layoffs are coming to yahoo - a move that could help its c-e-o keep control of the company. the layoffs could amount to 15- percent of yahoo's 11- thousand plus employees.
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company's release of quarterly finances. in the past three-and-a-half years... c-e-o marissa mayer...has not made progress in turning yahoo around....and this move could buy her time. yahoo's core internet business has struggled in competition with facebook and google. pizza hut is offering a golden opportunity this superbowl sunday. the chain is putting an expensive twist on its stuffed garlic knots pizza, by sprinkling one hundred dollars worth of edible gold shavings on top. since the big game is being played in the golden state - they felt it was only appropriate to serve the limited edition meal. customers in select cities will have the chance to win one of the 50 golden pizzas - along with a one hundred dollar pizza
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time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... no accidents or incidents to report. we do have chain controls on small portion of mt. rose highway. coming up on channel 2 news this
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plus...waste management wont be taking any chances on these slippery roads...but what does that mean for you, and the trash building in your garbage pail?
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the couple... who wants grass-fed beef
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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? 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 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 6:30 a-m. today is tuesday, february 2, 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 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, 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! 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
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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 humboldt basin, 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
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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 the low 50s
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turning to school watch... last night... the washoe county superintendent spoke about the future of the school district... in the annual 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 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
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get a question on the 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 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
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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 tasty eats. 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." adventurous." another example of reno's
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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. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... but first...it wasn't the cops... but carbs, that stopped this would be thief. the details will make you take two.
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this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast!" welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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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.. the break-in occurred at eyeflow 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. 26-year-old cory mcginnis, as former professional baseball player, is charged with
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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. clark's 7-month-old son, lukas, died suddenly in 2013. a few days ago, clark met the little girl whose life was saved by lukas' donated heart. 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"
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anonymously, the families had not met... until last friday. the mothers connected online, and when they met, jordan's mother gave heather clark a teddy bear... that played the beat of lukas' donated heart. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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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 to san jose, where things got 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
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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 past... but there were still costumes and of course light hearted questions for the players the event was not only a big day for reporters... but a chance for fans to soak in some of biggest names in football ahead of the biggest game of the year. and you of course can catch the super bowl right here at channel 2. the game starts at 3-30... with pre- game coverage beginning at 8 a-m.
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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 thursday and the weekend with highs warming into the low 50s
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let's check in with the c-b-s news team and see what they're working on this morning.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, the cdc is adding more tropical destinations, including costa rica and nicaragua, to a list of countries pregnant should avoid...amid the zika virus outbreak. the development monday came as officials with the world health
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an international emergency yesterday. the virus has been linked to a rare birth defect in thousands of babies...mostly in south america. looking around the nation... we're learning more about the three inmates who escaped a maximum security prison in orange county last week... and what they did before their capture. authorities say after breaking out and repelling down a wall... hossein nayeri, jonathan tieu, and bac duong called a taxi and took the driver hostage. following an argument, bac duong surrendered to police in santa ana friday... and the two remaining inmates were caught in san francisco the next day. coming up next... we'll have your traffic, weather and news
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now as you head out the door. stay with us just a few moments
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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 focus for the next race-- new hampshire. we'll see you 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. we do have chain with highs in the mid 30s. there's a slight chance for a few light snow showers throughout today
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accumulations expected. we dry things out by thursday and the weekend with highs warming into the low 50s saturday and sunday! stay informed by listening to our radio partners on any of these reno media group stations. and you can always get the latest information by good morning to our viewers in the west, it is tuesday, february 2nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." ted cruz upsets donald trump in iowa. marco rubio finishes a strong third among republicans. >> democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton are in a virtual tie, all the presidential candidates are now focused on new hampshire. >> and imagine this, a super bowl with empty seats and $12 tickets?
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