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bring in customers. ky sisson is live to show us how this and some other hotels in reno are turning away from gaming. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is tuesday, february 16, 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 sunny and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a storm arrives on wednesday with thanks jeff. the reno fire department is investigating a house fire that broke out in stead last night. crews responded to reports of the fire around 8-30 ... on the 14- thousand block of stead
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leighton: "this was a duplex so both residences were displaced because power and gas had to be shut down to both sides. the unit itself involved with the fire had heavy fire damage." fire chief leighton says crews were able to quickly put out the fire.. but one man was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. sadly, two dogs and a cat died in the fire. the cause is still under investigation. turning to crime beat... secret witness is now offering a reward to solve the shooting death that happened in sparks friday night. officers were called to the 200- block of pyramid way, that's right by victorian square just after 11 p-m...over a person down with an unknown medical condition. the victim was taken to saint mary's, where they died from what was found to be a gunshot wound. they have not identified that victim. if you know anything, call secret witness at 3-2-2 49-hundred.
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meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! mostly sunny and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a weekend!
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in campaign 2016... democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton made a campaign sweep through northern nevada yesterday. she stopped in elko.... then university of nevada, reno... before speaking at a rally at truckee meadows community college. the former secretary of state drew a crowd of about 800. she vowed to work to raise wages nationwide and to tighten up regulations on wall street. hillary: no bank is too big to
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to go to jail.....raah...and thanks to president obama we have the power to break up the banks." clinton says her history proves she's a formidable opponent... clinton says her history proves she's a formidable opponent... and has set herself up as the heir to the obama presidency and the best candidate to defeat the republican nominee in november. hillary:"i want people to know that i wanna be the democratic nominee because i'm the person ready to be the president and the commander in chief. but i'm also the best one to take it to the republicans and win in november." first... she needs a comeback after her loss to senator bernie sanders in new hampshire... and the nevada caucus is next in line. thats right... we will be the third state in the country to pick the democratic presidential candidate with the caucus saturday... and we'll be the fourth to select a republican nominee a week from today...
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the vote out. party leaders for washoe county democrats say they're hoping for a big turnout saturday... when voters will decide who they want to represent their party for the white house bid. cecilia "it's time for folks to step up and get involved, get involved with your neighbors and come on out and make a difference." the g-o-p will likely have six candidates vying for nevada... hoping to gain momentum heading into super tuesday on march first. adam "nevada is not a very big state and if you look at 2012, we only had 7 percent turnout for the caucus. so a very small amount of people can really sway an election. especially in a caucus state." the deadline has passed to register as a republican to be in theirs. democrats are allowed to register up until the day of their caucus. to find out where your caucus site is -- head to our website -- k-t-v-n dot com. we have links set up for both parties.
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change from an old gamlbing town to a business and family destination, more non-gaming hotels are popping up. especially downtown where historically casino hotels are located. ky sisson is live near aces stadium where another one of these hotels is going to be opening soon. good morning ky. good morning john and andi! there is a revitalization going on in the downtown area with hotels such as the whitney peak near the arch and the recently bought out sienna being turned into a renissance marriott hotel. the newest being the new courtyard by marriott behind me is just another example of the changing lodging landscape in reno.
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known as a gaming community. we want to also be known that is very family orientd, that will attract people that want to see the beautiful mountains and spend time in the city without feeling the need to gamble." we are just across the street from aces stadium and this part of downtown and midtown are two areas developers are really focusing on to bring vacationers to the area. as well as the many business people coming to our area-- they are an important target for these type of hotels. with major developments such as tesla and switch keeping construction workers extremely busy, smaller projects such as this hotel had to delay opening. preston- "we were having trouble getting construction crews out here and the reason being is all the wonderful
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reno right now." they plan on opening this summer as does the renessaince hotel which is still open as the siena. coming to you live, ky sisson, channel 2 news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... coming up on channel 2 news this morning... coming up on channel 2 news this morning... did you catch the grammy's on channel 2 last night? we'll if you missed it...we have the details on who won...and a
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break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast!" 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
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and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors 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,
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welcome back. the 58th annual grammy awards showcased more than just music... with artists using the spotlight to make a statement and pay tribute to music legends. hip hop phenom kendrick lamar walked away with the most grammys... but taylor swift nabbed three trophies, including the night's most prestigious award. teri okita is at the staples center in los angeles with the winners and highlights. pop queen taylor swift opened the 58th annual grammy awards and ruled the show -- winning the top prize. swift's "1989" earned the singer her second career grammy for album of the year. she urged young women to not let
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"you just focus on the work, and you don't let those people sidetrack you." mark ronson and bruno mars' "uptown funk" won "record of the year". "you can't read braille. nah, nah, nah, nah, nah." stevie wonder teased "song of the year" nominees before announcing ed sheeran's "thinking out loud" the winner. and "best new artist" meghan trainor couldn't hold back tears as she thanked her family. "and my mom and dad for always believing in me." "this year's grammys stirred up a lot of emotions...with performances that paid tribute to some of music's biggest icons. others used the mic to make a statement." "i'm african american." kendrick lamar sent a powerful message about racism with his rap that won him 5 grammys. "this is modern day slavery." the audience was brought to its feet by tributes that... honored earth, wind, & fire maurice white, eagle's co-founder glenn frey, and blues legend bb king. "the thrill is gone" "this is ground control to major tom" and lady gaga brought the late david bowie's work back to life. "we can be heroes just for one day."
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chris stapleton, ed sheeran , alabama shakes, and justin bieber were among several artists who won their first grammys yesterday. still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place
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to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. "channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's
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certified by the american meteorological society!" mostly sunny and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a storm arrives on wednesday with windy conditions and snow in the sierra by thursday morning, making travel difficult. dry and mild weather
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thanks jeff. looking around the world... pope francis travels to the city of morelia this morning... in the heart of mexico's drug-trafficking country. the pope will speak to an estimated 50-thousand young people during a stadium event later this afternoon... where he is sure to address the area's drug problem. yesterday... the pope met with mexcian families... and gave a homily in three indigenous languages, in front of 100- thousand people. and tomorrow... the pope also plans to visit the city of juarez ... just across the border from el paso, texas. looking around the nation now... president obama could make a decision on who will replace justice scalia's seat on the supreme court as soon as next week... but election year politics are already making his
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he will need at least 14 republican senators to move the process forward. to help win some republican backing, he may choose a candidate, who has already won senate approval. some names that fit that bill include 63 year old merrick garland, the chief judge on the d-c circuit court... 48 year sri srinivasan ... who also sits on that court. he'd be the first indian-american justice. and 51 year old former public defender jane kelly, obama's harvard law classmate. despite vows from senate republicans to block any nomination... the white house argues that history is on its side, and points to the confirmation of justice anthony kennedy... who was confirmed during the 19-88 election year. and days before the critical south carolina primary... g-o-p candidates continue taking jabs at one another. yesterday... george w. bush campaigned for jeb...the first time bush has stumped for his younger brother. the former president took swipes at his brother's biggest
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"jeb's a man of humble deep and genuine faith. faith that reveals itself in good works, not loud words" trump tried taking the wind out of the former president's appearance by referencing the attacks on 9-11. trump also took aim at ted cruz... and threatened to sue him over his eligibility to run for president. cruz instead focused on the new vacancy on the supreme court to rally voters. "we are one justice away from a radical five-justice majority the likes of which this country has never seen" polls still show trump in the lead ahead of saturday's
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... yesterday comcast customers were upset and took to twitter to bash the internet service provider...we'll tell you why customers were so
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welcome back. this morning in money watch... if kids miss the school bus or you can't pick your child up, theres an app for that. a driving service is introducing what they call, an "uber for kids" --the zemcar app lets parents pick a driver and schedule a pickup for their child. the app's creator says its not only convenient, but safe. drivers are said to have undergone stringent background checks and cars have video monitoring services to help ease safety concerns. you can get the app on android phones, and will eventually be featured in the app store. yesterday an onslaught of unhappy comcast customers took to twitter...after the company saw service outages across the country.
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received a lot of negative attention online. one user demanded the company "get more employees and offer same-day help." a comcast spokesperson said the outage impacted a number of markets, but not all customers and not all services were impacted. yesterday comcast said it had fixed the problem and "almost all" services have been restored. --but they still have not said how many people were affected. a report says ikea has avoided past six years. the study from the european parliament says the furniture giant has been funneling money through the netherlands between 2009 and 2014. ikea denies the claims saying they're committed to manage operations in a responsible and sustainable way, and say they pay taxes in full compliance with national and international rules and regulations. ben and jerry's is trying a different spin on dessert by
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treats for vegans and those who are lactose intolerant. the result -- four decadent flavors. two are spins on iconic favorites-- chunky monkey and chocolate fudge brownie. but the other two are brand new and only available in non- dairy -- coffee caramel fudge and p.b. and cookies. instead of milk and cream-- the base is almond milk with coconut oil mixed in. ben and jerry's says pints are already being shipped out -- and most stores should have them in
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coming up on channel 2 news this morning... firefighters were called to a house fire last night... and now they are wondering how it started...we have the details after the break. "this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" hillary clinton addressed around 800 people during a rally at t-m-c-c yesterday... and spoke to us about why she thinks she's the best candidate to lead the democratic party in november. and with presidential candidates looking to nevada on their campaign trails... both parties here are preparing voters for the state caucuses, days away. and a new hotel is opening downtown... that won't have the typical draw of gambling to bring in customers. ky sisson is live downtown to tell us how this and other hotels in reno are turning away from gaming. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is tuesday, february 16, 20-16. good morning, i'm john potter. and i'm andi guevara. thanks for
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let's start with a quick look at the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. mostly sunny and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a storm arrives on wednesday with windy conditions thanks jeff. a house fire broke out in stead last night...now the reno fire department is looking into what started it.

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