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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" kathleen sandoval: "we want to be able to provide families with intensive services. help their families, their spouses, their children, be able to understand what their loved one is going through." young people suffering with mental illness in will now be able to get the help they need with a new program. health watch tops channel 2 news at 5:30. the new program is the first of its kind in the state and it's called "enliven". mental health disorders like the services offfered to young adults. amanda ketchledge is at the grand opening for "enliven". amanda, where you're now is the new headquarters for this program right? yes. this is where people with impaired thoughts or emotions
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come to see if they are suffering from psychosis. and officials tell me the hope is to provide them with early detection and recovery treatment for this disorder. kathleen sandoval: "it's a disease just like how cancer is and should be treated. early treatment is the best way to be successful in their lives and so this will be one of the abilities for them to get early treatment." the state of nevada and the children's cabinet formed this program to help individuals between the ages of 15 to 25 who are dealing with psychosis. dr. tracey green with the department of health and human services says that 18-thousand disturbances or mental illness. came out to support the new services offered like case family support, education and detection. dr. tracey green, chief medical officer for dept. of health and human services: "we're going to do fully integrated services to look at whether you need housing services, whether you need a job, whether you need an
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the individual, it's for the individual's family or the individual's support system." the program has already accepted their first client and organizers say they're ready to accept even more, with many of the services covered. covering health watch, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. thanks amanda. an online service started right here in reno... is celebrating a big milestone this week. you may have heard of alert-id... it's an online crime and safety alert system... it hit 500 million alerts sent out to its users today. arianna bennett spoke with the founder of the company... and has the story... ari? alert id bills itself as a virtual neighborhood watch... it allows people to monitor crime in their neighborhoods... and notifies them when something potentially dangerous happens near them. i asked the founder... why she thinks it's been such a hit with its millions of users nationwide. keli: "people really love knowing what is going on really
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home. you feel like you have kind of the inside scoop, you know, 'oh, there was a car break-in around the corner...'" if you take a look at the website... you can type in your address... we used the address for the station... and all of the little icons that pop up... represent crimes... sex offenders... or things like car accidents and fires. if you click on them... you can see the details of exactly what happened, and when. wilson says-- there's also a social media component... that allows people to post about things they've seen... or lessons they've learned the hard way. keli: "people can kind of talk about it and make changes in their lives to make sure that they don't become a victim." to check out alert id for yourself... just head to ktvn.com... we have a link for you there. covering the story live, arianna bennett, channel 2 news. looking around the nation... police in virginia gave more
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investigation of the abduction and murder of a 13- year-old girl. authorities say she was stabbed to death... and have charged two virginia tech students in connection with the crime. mark albert reports. tammy weeks/victim's mother "nicole touched many people throughout her short life." the mother of nicole lovell is grieving for her daughter -- who loved to dance and had overcome a lifetime of medical problems. the 13 year old disappeared from her home last week. her body was found saturday in north carolina - two hours away. on tuesday, blacksburg, virginia police and prosecutors said lovell had been stabbed. chief anthony wilson/blacksburg, va, police department: "investigators from multiple agencies assigned to this case, are fully dedicated to seeing justice is done for nicole." police have charged 18 year- old virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer with first-degree student natalie keepers had already been accused of helping
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killed ...now she's being charged as an accomplice before the girl's death. mary pettitt/commonwealth attorney: "that charge carries of a term of from 20 years to life in prison." lovell is believed to have first met eisenhauser online. in an interview with cbs news, nicole's father urged parents to be vigilant about their kids use of social media. david lovell/victim's father: "look, if you don't think you did enough, do some more. keep checking. watch your kids because this is.." eisenhauer and keepers are in custody awaiting a preliminary hearing. mark albert channel 2 news. and for much more on the investigation... stay tuned for the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley- next at six. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" we have one more round of some
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wednesday before we go into a prolonged dry period. a weak low pressure center will push a frontal band through the region wednesday afternoon, giving us in the valley a slight chance of rain or snow showers in the afternoon. temperatures will warm slightly into the low 40s. after the front passes through thursday morning, a ridge of high pressure will build across the west coast, drying us out for the foreseeable future. some residual cloudiness will stay through the work week, but should clear out by sunday
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note. look for high temperatures to climb into the low 50s by saturday. if you're just joining us let's catch you up on the big story we covered at 5.... many of governor brian sandoval's educational policies have taken effect, this year. several programs -- like read by three, all-day kindergarten, and english language learning are part of an overhaul that included 1.1 billion dollars in new tax revenue. sandoval says things are off to a good start -- but it will take awhile to see the full effects. gov. sandoval "i can speak for many. i'm really tired of being at the bottom of the good list, when it comes to education and i think you're going to see our literacy rates increase. you're going to see our graduation rates increase." the governor has almost three years left in office -- and plans to continue working on improving education and diversifying the economy. he also wants to focus more on the universities to create workforce programs for new tech
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for more on this story -- tune into channel 2 news at 6-30. in school watch... today a company made a big donation to northern nevada children. "dr. taylor: do you promise that you're going to read your books? kids: yes!!!" us tyme teamed up with the washoe county school district and governor sandoval at kate smith elementary - to unveil its billion ebooks gift initiative... which gives 50 free children's ebooks to every child who wants them. nevada is the first state to launch this program... and students at kate smith elementary are super excited riley mashall/second grader, kate smith elementary: paul: "what do you think it'll do for you by being able to read all these books, what it's going to do for you?" riley: "make my brain get smarter." the ebooks are available on any desktop computer... smart phone or tablet. all you need to get them is a valid email address. for a link to sign up for the
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and click the blue "news links" button. also in school watch... today demolition began on a dorm at the university of nevada -- to make way for a new housing facility. construction equipment crews began tearing down white pine hall today to make room for great basin hall... which is designed to hold 430 students. the 130-thousand square foot building is set to open in the fall of 2017. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. a mother - who lost her baby at just a year-and-a-half... gets another chance to hear his heartbeat. what a story this is... coming up in tonight's health watch. but first... the holidays have come and gone but plenty of
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still being organized... why the number being sent back is growing in recent years, after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, garrett dearborn on sports, and mike alger's
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pinpoint two forecast!" welcome back... some holiday gifts people get aren't always the gifts they want. in the past few weeks millions of americans returned items they received. and you may be surprised where many of them end up. andi guevara explains. the holidays are long gone, but
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the year for michael ringelsten... owner of shorewood liquidators outside chicago. michael: "it's like organized chaos back here." that's because this is where many items go when they're returned to sellers like amazon, home depot, and sears. michael: "most of it is just customer returns, or buyer's remorse." his warehouse is overflowing with everything from go pros, x- boxes, and an entire wall of drills. once they're tested, shorewood will auction them off at about half the price. michael ringelsten: "consumers assume when they return it its put back on to the shelf which isn't the case" ringelsten's business has jumped 1-thousand percent in the past four years. and online shopping is a big reason why. american's returned 260 billion dollars worth of items last year. tobin moore - ceo of optoro dot com - helps stores process those returns. he says restocking items can be expensive for retailers. tobin moore/ceo, optoro.com: "so often retailers just liquidate them for pennies on the dollar or in some cases throw them away in a landfill because it's more cost
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items that survive end up at discount retailers, pawn shops and flea markets. some companies also sell the goods online. dave: "this is what i'm looking for" dave veerman came to shorewood's showroom and found a toy truck for his grandson, at a deep discount david veerman: "what's the wrong item for one is the right item for somebody else." a returned item re-bought at the right price. covering the story, andi guevara, channel 2 news and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. "coming from the university of nevada to the denver broncos... in the super bowl again hear from former wolf pack virgil green." a powerful story... about a lifesaving gift one mother gave another - in the
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imagine hearing your baby's heartbeat, two- and- a- half years after he suddenly died. that happened to a california mother. in tonight's health watch... how she turned her personal tragedy into new hope for a little girl she's never met - until now. "hi!" these two mothers had never met
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lives had formed an unbreakable bond some two and a half years earlier. heather clark lost her 7-month-old son lucas in june of 2013. "lukas was very energetic, very smiley. losing a child, you lose yourself. i was like, i don't ever want any mother to go through what i'm about to go through. and that's when i decided to sign the paperwork and save somebody else's child." she decided to donate his organs... including his heart. the lucky recipient? esther four years old. "i have a present!" "you got me a present? no way! i got you a present. another one." jordan's mother knows that first gift... was the gift of her daughter's life. by the time she was 18 months old... she had undergone six surgeries because of a congenital heart defect. a transplant was her only hope. "she would be so selfless to be able to think of another family while she's going through her grief."
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the two mothers had been in touch only through the mail, social media phone calls in the years since the transplant. it wasn't until they finally decided to meet in person that heather clark was able to do this... listen to her baby's heart beating... inside jordan's chest. ...listening, crying... "it was magical, it was crazy, it was sad.there's absolutely no word, no explanation for it besides just magic and wonderful." she says the joy of seeing jordan healthy... is helping her deal with the pain of losing her son. "knowing that she's so smart, and so respectful, you know, it just makes it so much easier. because she's just exactly what i could picture lukas being right now." this is national heart week... tune in tomorrow, i'll have more
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campaign -- inluding more on remsa's running red for heart 5-k happening this weekend. for a closer look at tonight's health watch, go to k-t-v-n dot com and click the health watch icon. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. look out for heavy traffic on 580 from longly to oddie blvd on 395. as well as getting onto 580 or 395 from i80 east and west. luckily though there are no accidents or incidents to report. i'm chaison dean and that's your traffic "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american
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we have one more round of some light scattered showers on wednesday before we go into a prolonged dry period. a weak low pressure center will push a frontal band through the region wednesday afternoon, giving us in the valley a slight chance of rain or snow showers in the afternoon. temperatures will warm slightly into the low 40s. after the front passes through thursday morning, a ridge of high pressure will build across the west coast, drying us out for the foreseeable future. some residual cloudiness will stay through the work week, but should clear out by sunday finishing the week on a sunny note. look for high temperatures to climb into we have one more round of some light scattered showers on
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go into a prolonged dry period. a weak low pressure center will push a frontal band through the region wednesday afternoon, giving us in the valley a slight chance of rain or snow showers in the afternoon. temperatures will warm slightly into the low 40s. after the front passes through thursday morning, a ridge of high pressure will build across the west coast, drying us out for the foreseeable future. some residual cloudiness will stay through the work week, but should clear out by sunday finishing the week on a sunny note. look for high temperatures to climb into the low 50s by saturday.
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light scattered showers on wednesday before we go into a prolonged dry period. a weak low pressure center will push a frontal band we have one more round of some wednesday afternoon, giving us in the valley a slight chance of should clear out by sunday finishing the week on a sunny note. look for high temperatures to climb into the low 50s by saturday. kristen and landon thank mike. coming up in sports, the countdown to super bowl 50 is underway, we caught up with a couple nevada guys to talk about the long journey to the nfl's
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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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also a couple impact guys slated to play in the big game for the second time in three years in former pack teamates brandon marshall and virgil green. sounds pretty sweet....but as they told dallas colodny... the road to becoming impact players wasn't easy one. super bowl 50 is this sunday between the denver broncos and the carolina panthers and of course it will feature former nevada wolf pack stars virgil green and brandon marshall... i caught up with them on monday nights super bowl opening night where they told me they have had incredible journeys as football players.
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will have bumps in the road and trials and tribulations but if you belive and stick to your plan and keep working hard you will definetly achieve your am today... the football player i am today, it has truely molded me into everything i need to be a pro football player." green and marshalls journey is also coming full circle this week as they return to the bay area nearly 5 years after the kraft fight hunger bowl victory. "it feels great, me and virg actually won a bowl game here back in 2010 we played boston college so it feels great to be back here." "it great, the moment those guys got in the locker room i was so excited. i have been pumping up nevada for many years and to finally have a lot of
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broncos but with other teams too is a huge accomplishment." so super bowl 50 is this sunday and you can watch the game right here on ktvn kickoff is set for about 3:30... dallas colodny channel 2 sports. and of course you can see the game right here on channel 2....the panthers and broncos will go at it sunday at 3-30....coverage begins at 8am reno's new united soccer league franchise is nearing a new name....today those in charge released a field narrowed from 6-to-3 names. nearly 45-hundred voted in the usl reno 2017 name contest...and here's where we are now....reno 1868 for when reno was born, reno united, and reno f-c for
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the final name will continue through sunday and you can do so at uslreno2017.com or head to our website ktvn.com and we'll have a link set up for you....by the way. the new usl team will reserve the right to add f-c to the names not already including it... kristen and landon chat about sports, thank garrett. coming up... we'll have another look at your weather, stay with us. thanks for watching channel 2
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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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mike's final weather we have one more round of some light scattered showers on wednesday before we go into a prolonged dry period. a weak low pressure center will push a frontal band through the region
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in the valley a slight chance of
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