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in the last ten years. paul nelson joins us live from the grand sierra resort -- after talking to officials with william hill race and sports book. paul -- what a day for sports books! kristen -- as you know the super bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year for sports betting, and it was no different yesterday. and it wasn't just a win for the broncos. nevada also came out on top. tax revenue from the game is nearly 900-thousand dollars. "10-15-16-17-18. thank you." it's all smiles at the william hill race and sports book at the grand sierra resort. especially for fans like andrew yun -- who won 200-dollars on a 40-dollar bet. andrew "i bet for the broncos to win the super bowl, a month ago, because peyton's been carrying his teams for like 18 years and this is the first time he had a number one defense." yun is one of the lucky ones -- just like 194 sports books
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a record 132.5 million dollars were bet on the super bowl in nevada. it was also the biggest day for william hills race and sports books. ben "we took more, as far as handle yesterday, than we ever have, in the history of william hill u.s." the broncos-panthers game shattered the previous record from two years ago -- of 119.4 million dollars bet. ben "early in the week, we had about 85 percent panthers money to about 15 percent bronco money. the broncos money did end up coming in, over the weekend. so, i think at game time, we were about 65-35." the broncos 14-point win was favorable to the sports books -- but they would have won the most panthers win. prop bets were also big. ben "we took $75,000 in handle on the coin flip." knutson says the amount bet shows the magnitude of the super bowl. and fans say having a wager on the game adds even more interest. andrew "i feel like it's easier to bet when there's only one focus game to talk about because it's easier talked about, people understand it better, people focus on the stars better, and
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nuances that you can find." ben "even for somebody who isn't interested in football on a day-to-day, week- by-week basis, for the super bowl, they're gonna choose a side, come out and have some fun, watch the game." you can already bet on next year's super bowl. the 49ers have 50-1 odds to win the big game -- and the raiders are 30-1. knutson says sports betting slows down after football season is over. the next big events are march madness and the kentucky derby. covering the big story live, paul nelson, channel 2 news. if watching super bowl commercials is your favorite part of the game... then you've probably seen the beloved budweiser clydesdales. well, four of them... now retired... live in west monroe, louisiana. mary beth harter got marshall four years ago. and from there... bill... casino.. and sammy. she's helped turn m-b-h farm into a clydesdale retirement home. and she says caring for these guys is a 24/7 job. "it's an honor but i'm not going
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work caring for them the way they should be cared for, it's a lot of work and very specific taking care of these feet that are big and the white hair that they've got." harter says before you can own one of these horses you have to meet certain requirements to ensure they get the best possible retirement... she says in the future she wouldn't mind adding more clydesdales to the herd.. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give way to a few clouds midweek, but temperatures will stay up in the 60s into the weekend, with lows
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a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give the week. it's been referred to as a circus - even a war. the controversy surrounding rooftop solar in our state continues heating up. in december, the public utilities commission approved rate changes that, in effect, leave solar customers paying for more than they agreed to when they installed solar in their homes at issue now is whether existing solar customers should be grand- fathered in and allowed to keep their original fees. andi
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the meeting room was full this morning at the public utilities commission or p.u.c .. many there, solar customers themselves - waiting to hear arguments in favor or against allowing them to be grandfathered in to the rate structure they signed up for. "brian suen "we think it's very unfair that we had this agreement, it was backed up by the legislature promoting alternative sources in our state robert bastien "there will be no return on investment if the current standing rates are in effect the upfront cost for installing solar panels on your roof top can be tens of thousands of dollars. recuperating that money can take some home owners 20 years or more. reduced bills and money back for selling un-used energy is how it all balances out. but a recent decision by the puc changed that. it left home owners reeling and has seen several solar companies
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brian "i think it's important that people outside our state our state understand that nevada is interested in renewable energy, otherwise we won't be able to attract people to come to live here and also business to establish themselves here" that bigger picture has not only residents, but business owners- big and small, worried about the future of our state. robert - "basically has eliminated solar in nevada. you know, a lot of companies picked up and left as a result of that. doesn't matter now whatever happens, i don't think you'd ever attract them back" that is yet to be seen, as solar energy in the silver state promises to be an ongoing issue in and out of the courtroom. as for whether or not existing solar rooftop customers will be grandfathered in to last year's rates, we're told a decision on that is expected this friday. covering the story, andi guevara channel 2 news yesterday the pyramid lake paiute tribe recovered the
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fishermen who went missing on new year's day. the body of 38-year-old ryan osberg of millebrae, california was recovered yesterday afternoon at pyramid lake. 31-year-old robert anthony glennon, of san francisco, was recovered saturday. tribal officials say they went missing when the weather turned bad... while they were out in a boat. they were not wearing life jackets. the washoe county sheriff office's h-a-s-t-y team assisted in the recovery. is caffeinated coffee okay during pregnancy? and how much weight is okay to gain? there are lots of pregnancy myths... we'll sort it all out for you in tonight's health watch. plus, you have 20 more minutes left to speak with an infectious diseases expert about the rapidly evolving zika virus. dr. trudy larson is the director of the university's school of community health sciences. to speak with her, call 858-2222 right now. arianna: if you're planning on going to burning man this year... your ticket will be costing you more. i'm arianna bennett... i'll explain why...
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on sports, and mike alger's pinpoint two forecast!" welcome back. burning man tickets go on sale on wednesday... but this year... there are some big changes to what burners will pay to go to the playa... arianna bennett joins us now live with the new setup... ari? there are two big changes to burning man ticket sales this year... the first... is that
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have to charge its participants a new tax. nevada's live entertainment tax applies to concerts and events that offer live entertainment... and now... it applies to burning man. according to the official burning man website... the organization is challenging the decision... based off of a change from the last legislative session. burning man... says it does not officially provide live entertainment. it's a nine percent tax... which comes to an additional 34 dollars on top of the regular, 390-dollar ticket. we asked some burners... if paying the tax will be an issue for them. emily: "i think it's worth the experience to go. and just, 34 extra dollars doesn't really affect in the whole scheme of things." nichole: "it might encourage people to spend less before they go out there. i don't think it's going to stop anybody from going, and i don't think that it's prohibitive in its amount." and in an effort to pay for increasing costs to run the event... burning man is turning to an old form of
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what they call "leonardo da vinci art tickets" at 12 hundred dollars apiece. the tickets don't have any additional benefits. but burning man says... it's in the spirit of supporting artists... like wealthy patrons used to do in da vinci's time. if burning man does win its challenge against the live entertainment tax... it will refund the money to ticket holders. covering the story live, arianna bennett, channel 2 news. the the 24th annual reno mardi gras is almost here! hosted by the reno rotary club, the mardi gras will offer a silent auction, tons of food, and of course plenty of wine and spirits. it's an annual fundraiser to help people in our community -- with an emphasis on education. fennell: "we encourage people to come and bring their mardi gras spirit... let the good times roll spirit. and bring masks. people who buy tickets get a wine glass and beads to add to the festive atmosphere. and the food will lure you in... and the great wines.
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tomorrow from 6 to 9 p-m. tickets are 75 dollars. you can find those at reno mardi gras dot com. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. coming up in sports... pregnancy is a time of great discovery... but there are also a lot of myths surrounding it. we'll separate fact from fiction
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if you're pregnant, it may seem like everyone has advice to share about what you can and cannot do -- especially when it comes to what you eat. so in tonight's health watch... we find out what's true and what's false. true or false, pregnant mothers are eating for two? " that's actually false, unfortunately. if you have a healthy diet prior to pregnancy we would like you to increase your calories by 300 calories a day." food cravings are caused by the growing baby, true or false?
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i have to dispel that myth. that is not true. mom may crave that and mom may want that, but the baby doesn't actually know what he or she needs quite yet. babies actually need fruits and vegetables, protein and a little bit of carbohydrates, and a little bit of fat, so it can really develop in a healthy fashion." true or false, it's okay to have an alcoholic beverage? "what we've really discovered through research in pregnancy is that there really is no safe level of alcohol." true or false, you should only drink decaf while pregnant? " false. so. a little bit of caffeine is certainly safe during pregnancy. uh, usually i recommend limiting caffeine to two glasses a day, or two servings a day." that's health watch for tonight, for a closer look go to k-t-v-n watch icon. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison
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traffic center. youre going to want to expect an accident on 395 and oddie northbound. so expect extra delays in that area as crews will be on the scene. also watch out for some heavy traffic getting on to 395 northbound from i80 east and on 580 to 395 northbound from about moana to oddie "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give way to a few clouds midweek, but temperatures will stay up in the 60s into the weekend, with lows
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will generally light throughout a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give way to a few clouds midweek, but temperatures will stay up in the
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weekend, with lows near the freezing mark. winds will generally light throughout the week. a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give way to a few clouds midweek, but temperatures will stay up in the 60s into the weekend, with lows near the freezing mark. winds will generally light throughout the
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kristen and landon thank mike. they haven't lost to a northern nevada team all season, and bishop manogue's girls basketball team is looking to stay undefeated in league play...we'll hear from
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when things look the bleakest, heroes find a way. one way bomb. or another i'm gonna getcha i'll getcha, i'll getcha, getcha... i knew you'd save the day. (laughs) one way. garrett dearborn, with channel 2 sports" if you've paid attention to our high school basketball coverage this season you might have noticed the bishop manogue girls basketball team wins a lot... in fact they are undefeated in league play and their only loss was early in the season at a tournament in california... but the defending north champs had to go through a major transition in the off-season... dalas colodny caught up with them at
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the bishop manogue miners girls basketball team has been steam rolling through their compitition as they eye a second straight division 1 north title. except for their wins over reno and reed they have beaten every other northern nevada team by at least 20 points... but the team underwent a coaching change from craig holt last year to carlnel wiley this year who had already worked with many of the girls at the nevada basketball academy. "absolutely... the holts i had to fill in with big shoes real quick and quick and fast and early. it is team chemistry early. understanding they had to adapt to me changing so i think our whole culture changed." "yea i was super open minded, it was a new system and a totally new type of playing, but it is always fun just trying to transistion." "it has been a lot of fun actually. i actually trained with wiley over the summer. a lot of these girls i have also trained with. it was a very easy transition. it was just trying to get to know his practice and coaching style. i really think it affected our team very well."
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this miners team is there depth... from their starters all the way down to what they call the bench squad their really is no drop off... they are able to score no matter what. "depth is good because it pushes and challenges them in practice. i have some very expieranced plyaers that also help me with my bench squad. so that is my bench squad they are awesome." " it is great we can put anyone in and we know they can put anyone in we know they will play hard and work hard and they will do great things, it is awesome." "i think so because we always need someone to come in and give us that extra energy, because we have expectations, and we know what we expect from one another so that holds us to another standard we want to achieve." we are in the final week of the regular season and you can see if the miners stay undefeated in the sierra league this friday night on 2 the hoop... dallas colodny channel 2 sports. super bowl 50 was the third most watched tv program in us history....nielsen's overnight estimated audience averaged 111.9 million people watching the broncos top the
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that's 300-thousand less than watched super bowl 48 and 2 and a hlf million less than watched last years game, which set the all-time mark. speaking of the super bowl the world champs arrived today in denver with the lobardi trophy in tow....they'll have parade for the champs tomorrow morning. but quarterback peyton manning didn't have to wait for a parade, he was at disneyland with his 4-year old twins mosley and marshall being honored as the super bowl winning qb. 1. spanish springs at mcqueen. -- marcus loadholt gets the steal for the cougars, passes to jalen townsell.. he misses the
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townsell.. he misses the dunk, praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security,
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to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in.
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mike's final weather a large ridge of high pressure will settle in over the west coast for the next week, giving us very warm, though not record setting temperatures. sunny skies and high temperatures in the low 60s tuesday will give way to a few clouds midweek, but temperatures will stay up in the 60s into the weekend, with lows near the freezing mark. winds will generally light throughout the week.
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