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reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat left over from our recent warm temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures in the low 60s will crash down to the upper 40s on thursday. for the mountains, a winter storm warning will go into effect wednesday evening, with the heaviest precipitation expected to occur overnight. possible accumulations are in the one to two foot range above 7,000', with significantly less at lake level. by friday, the storm system should be out of the area, and it looks like things will warm up and dry out in time for the weekend, with valley temperatures approaching 60 degrees by sunday.
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for two decades ndot has had a warning system in place when winds are too dangerous for drivers. but this year, they've enhanced the safety protocol by adding additional signs that include flashing lights to warn drivers there used to be nine of these kind of warning signs.. but now there are 34. ndot hopes this will make it easier for drivers to recognize the wind restrictions and plan their travels accordingly. meg ragonese- ndot pio-either delay their travel or they can reroute themselves, we actually have positioned these signs so that they are well in advance of particular exits so if drivers need to take a certain exit prior to going through the valley, they can do that and
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ndot say this system is just another way they are enhancing safety for everyone traveling between reno and carson city. in crime beat... sparks police have a man in custody who they say fired shots from within a home early this morning. police responded to the three thousand block of keogh drive on a report of shots fired inside a home where there were also two teenage girls and a woman inside. a fourth woman was able to escape through the backyard. swat teams surrounded the home and negotiated with the suspect, who eventually surrendered. the women were not hurt. gordon mellinger is charged with one count of discharging a firearm into a structure and two counts of child neglect. reno police have arrested a man for murder... accused of stabbing a man to death in an apartment near midtown. police arrested ... 32 year old michael robbins... on sunday night for driving a stolen car in sparks. officers then received information that he had possibly stabbed a man in an
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police responded to the apartment in the 100 block of malone avenue. there they found a man... who had been killed. he's been identified as 43 year detectives interviewed robbins... who police say admitted to the murder. he was arrested last night and charged with open murder with a deadly weapon. the carson city sheriff's office is asking for help finding a woman who went missing last summer. 40-year-old deanna rebelez was last seen in july... that's when when she was released from the carson city jail. she's five foot 3... about 135 pounds and also goes by deanna byars. if you know where she is call carson city deputies at 283-78- 54. well, as reno's image continues to change, more non-gaming hotels are popping up. especially downtown where casino hotels are historically located. hotels such as the whitney peak and the recently bought out siena hotel, which is being turned into a renissance by
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hotels in the downtown area. the newest edition under construction is the courtyard by marriott near aces ballpark. just another example of the area's changing lodging landscape. preston- "we don't want to just be known as a gaming community. we want to also be known that is very family oriented, that will attract people that want to see the beautiful mountains and spend time in the city without feeling the need to gamble." they plan on opening this summer as does the renessaince by marriott hotel, which is still opened as the siena. i'm erin breen. the democratic caucus is saturday will be different than anything the two candidates have seen so far. i'll talk with hillary clinton about her ground game here and her thoughts on debating donal
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in campaign 2016 today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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m-c-c- yesterday was followed up with a chance to talk with her one-on-one. erin breen was there... of course... with a list of questions. and she joins us from the answers...... erin the former secretary of state spent about five minutes with us after the event....kristen. and she talked about everything
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hillary:"the size of the crowd was great. very enthusiastic and energetic." an estimated 800 people were there to cheer her on for statements like this.... the republicans and the right wing have been after me for years and i'm still standing....rraaaaaah." and her solution to forcing republicans to tell the truth... which came from a radio ad long ago where a dog would bark when lies were told. hillary:we need to get that dog and when republicans say things like..the wall street crisis was caused by too much regulation...he'd go ...arf arf arf...." she knows how to work a crowd. and she realizes caucusing in nevada will be different than where she's been so far. she says her ground crew is ready. hillary: this is such a diverse state!" hillary: we'll leave no stone unturned to reach out to everyone and we'll work until 11 a.m. when the caucus starts." i asked her about the possibility of debating donald trump. hillary: i don't even recdognize
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york.the kinds of things he says the way he behaves. he's always been bigger than life that' his character that just who he is. but honestly the predjudice and the paranoi ...the profanity...i don't even recognize him. erin: what if you have to debate him...what will that be like for you? hill: it would be an important opportunity to show our differecnes and see how i'm better prepared to provide what this country needs." and as for the idea of running on a ticket with bernie sanders..... hillary: well, i'm not even going to speculate on that. i'm just too superstitious for that. i'm just going to do everything first." her press secretary tells me she will be back in the state before our democratic caucus saturday but wasn't sure if it would be up here in the north or in las vegas. coverin campaign 2016 erin breen channel 2 news. thanks erin. representatives of a national nurses union visited reno today to support bernie sanders. national nurses united was the first nationwide union to endorse sanders back in august... and today its
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reno on a large bus to support sanders ahead of the democratic caucus. david welch/registered nurse: "he is the candidate who really matches our values and is talking about the same issues we've been talking about for years and years, we go back 25 years with working towards trying to promote single payer health care for example and he's really the one candidate that's taken that position on." welch says its union members gave overwhelming support to sanders during a poll of its nearly 185-thousand members. former florida governor and g- o-p presidential candidate jeb bush is returning to reno next week ahead of the republican caucus. bush will hold a town hall in reno monday starting at 6 p-m at huffaker elementary school in reno. doors open at 5 p-m. businessman donald trump is scheduled to make a campaign stop next tuesday at the nugget casino resort in sparks. doors open at 10 a.m., with the actual
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and texas senator ted cruz will also be campaigning in northern nevada next week. he will be holding events in elko... reno and fernley on monday and douglas county and carson city tuesday. to register for any of the cruz events or the jeb bush town hall... head to k-t-v-n dot com and click the blue "news links" button. mike will have a look at your forecast next.... but first, today governor sandoval was one of 17 governors but first, today governor sandoval was one of 17 governors voicing their commitment to
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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.
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i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. profitable venture for companies and customers alike... and one local start-up is getting in on it. join us welcome back, today at the university of nevada's school of medicine, a group of community leaders participated in a day long program called 'project medical education' that shows them hands on what it's like to be a medical student going through. melissa piasecki, executive associate dean, university of nevada school of medicine: "i think what this really gives people the insight into is just how complex it is to be fully trained in medicine. you need so many skills, you need so much support. it gives them a chance, it gives us a chance to really understand what goes on when you do medical education." the school of medicine says that this program was designed to create a more accurate knowledge
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they make insightful decisions about funding sources for medical education in the future. so from the admission process to the clinical shadowing experience....to learning patient care with this life-like manican, the participants got to learn many of the school experiences a med student goes through. today governor sandoval joined 16 other governors... who are voicing their commitment to renewable energy. the bipartisan group... signed onto the accord as a promise to promote clean energy, clean transportation... and a more modern electrical grid. of course... this has been a hot topic in nevada... with recent policy changes which have pushed many rooftop solar companies out of the state. governor sandoval briefly addressed that issue on the conference call today. sandoval: "yes, there was a decision recently by our public utilities commission. it wasn't everything i wanted, but i'm confident that it will be a topic that will be discussed throughout the rest of this year and into our legislative session
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the governor has come out in favor of grandfathering-in existing solar customers... so they wouldn't be affected by the new, higher rates. but the public utilities commission decided against that last week. the first meeting for the group of governors has not been set yet. strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a high wind warning for western nevada, in effect throughout the day wednesday. those winds will
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initial rain shadow for the valleys, but late in the day as the winds ease a bit we could see some rain reach the reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat
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over from our recent warm temperatures should limit valley accumulations. high temperatures in the low 60s will crash down to the upper 40s on thursday. for the mountains, a winter storm warning will go into effect wednesday evening, with the heaviest precipitation expected to occur overnight.
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are in the one to two foot range above 7,000', with significantly less at lake level. by friday, the storm system should be out of the area, and coming up in sports...the wolf
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won the conference title last season, but you might be surprised where the guys were
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big,
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and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. "now here's sports director garrett dearborn with channel 2 sports." after a successful stop at home for a couple games the wolf pack men's basketball team is heading to san jose state on a 2- game win streak. the pack was out at practice this afternoon getting set for
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had some pretty good success against san jose state winning 24-of the last 26 games and the last 2- matchups in a row. but this year's spartans squad might be a little diffferent than year past, while they're still towards the bottom in the mountain west, they've won 8- games overall as opposed to the 2- total last season. the pack talked a bit about the spartans this afternoon. "uh well they seem much more athletic they move the ball around very well and they like to get out and run so they've improved in a lot of different aspects. they play a lot harder than they did last year." they play a lot harder than they did last year. they're record definitely doesn't show how together they play and how hard they play so we have to come in with the mindset we have to play as hard as we can. tip set for 7....you can stream the game on the mountain west netowrk or on nevadawolfpack.t v. despite winning 41-games and
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conference title last season, the wolf pack baseball team is not expected to do much this year...at least according to the preseason poll just released today despite having 3-guys on the preseason all-conference list the conference's coaches are seeing the pack finish 6th out of 7-teams...san jose state was picked in the 7th spot. nevada was one of three teams with at least 3-players on the all- conference team mcqueen alum christian stolo was pitcher of the year last season, and brooks won player of the year honors in 2015....the pack opens up the season against northwestern in arizona friday. thanks garrett. thanks garrett. america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts...
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we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa
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strong winds associated with a cold front have kicked off a
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nevada, in effect throughout the day wednesday. those winds will create an initial rain shadow for the valleys, but late in the day as the winds ease a bit we could see some rain reach the reno area. as the front moves through wednesday night snow levels will fall from 7,500' all the way down to near the valley floors, although all the heat
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>> hey, everybody. all this week, we're working to raise money for a very worthy charity, shriners hospitals for children, and i can't wait to give them a great big check. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to "millionaire." all this week, we're raising money for shriners hospitals for children. they are a wonderful charity that provides kids with life-changing medical care regardless of their family's
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every time a contestant gets to the $50,000 threshold, we're gonna make a donation of $10,000. [cheers and applause] plus, on friday, we're gonna have a very special guest with us who will donate all of their winnings to shriners hospitals for children as well, so it's gonna be a great week. [cheers and applause] so you guys ready to get started? [cheers and applause] let's do this. as a preschool teacher, our first contestant is no stranger to the alphabet, but the only letters that matter today are a, b, c, and d. from mesa, arizona, please welcome barbie formichella. [cheers and applause] >> hi. >> hey, barbie. how you doing? >> so good to meet you. >> welcome to "millionaire." >> thank you. so excited to be here. >> you're here on a very special week. >> absolutely, and i'm so glad it benefits children. my whole life. >> how long have you been a teacher? >> over 30 years. >> well, thank you for what you do. >> absolutely.

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