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and to fill the empty supreme court seat...president obama may be looking to our very own governor sandoval. why he's being looked over... and what senator harry reid says about the possible appointment. and yesterday, we talked about washoe county's social and emotional learning program. today, reporter ky sisson talks to us about how the initiative not only benefits students... but the 8-thousand faculty and staff who have been trained on it. these stories top your news right now at 6:00 a-m. today is thursday, february 25, 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. partly sunny and mild today with
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this morning in crime beat... two men are on the loose, after leading a home invasion near reno high school. at around 5 p-m yesterday... police were called out to the 1400 block of foster drive on a report of a burglary in progress. there they found an elderly man injured inside a home. he was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. reno police and washoe county deputies searched the area for the two men...who they say are armed and dangerous. they were not able to find them last night. they are now looking for this car... an older, white 2-door passenger car with a black stripe on the driver's side, a passenger car with a black stripe on the driver's side, a sunroof, and a spoiler on the rear trunk... to see if it's related to the case. l
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possibly being light-skinned black or hispanic. one is about 6 feet tall with a thin build. the other is described as 5-foot-8 with a heavy build and a tattoo on one arm. police think they're connected to other burglaries in that area. officer tim broadway, rpd: "we have had residential burglaries in this area as well as the entire truckee meadows area. we do have that suspect vehicle that may be related to other residential burglaries in south reno." if you know anything that can help police, call them or secret witness at 3-2-2-4900 let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! and highs in the low to mid 60s for this weekend with partly cloudy skies. have a great thursday! time to check out our roadways
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traffic center...
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all the surface streets running area but otherwise there are no accidents or incidents to report so keep driving safe out there. president obama is moving forward with appointing a supreme court justice... and nevada governor brian sandoval may be on the short list. c-b-s news confirmed through a close source, that the white house is vetting governor sandoval to replace justice antonin scalia. the white house and the governor's office both would not confirm the story... and sandoval's office released this statement... saying quote: "neither governor sandoval nor his staff has been contacted by or talked to the obama administration regarding any potential vetting for the vacancy on the u.s. supreme court." but we do know the governor met with senatat harry reid in washington monday. senator reid says... although he would prefer a more progressive nominee, he would support a sandoval nomination.
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has a great record, and he's been a tremendously good governor in spite of having to deal with some very big problems there." governor sandoval served as a judge for the u-s district court, before he was elected governor. as we told you yesterday, washoe county schools are being nationally recognized for their social and emotional learning program. and today we're talking about how this curriculum doesn't just effect students, but the entire school community. ky sisson joins us now in the studio, good morning ky! good morning andi, john! from custodian, to secretary, to principal, social and emotional learning has become an integral part of washoe county schools. the school district requires both online and in-person sel training for all 8,000 staff members. and they say having
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board with helping students build social and emotional skills, is vital. rader- "some of these people, these custodial staff and secretarys these are the people that our students develop the strongest relationships with." and that is the case at lemmon relationships with." and that is the case at lemmon valley elementary school where head facilities manager and soccer coach, juan velasquez says the training he has done includes how to deal with certain ways students express feelings and what vocabulary to use. this has helped him both as a person and a mentor. velasquez- "how to approach, not just come, what's going on, no you go through those steps that they show you, its been helping me a lot all this training they've been giving me." with all of these resources being poured into total integration of sel in washoe county schools, how is it all being paid for? the district tells me that they have been able to secure at least $250 thousand dollars in grant money every year to keep this
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and it's proven sustainable. much of the training that they do is internal. covering school
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still to come on channel 2 news this morning... apple might be using new measures to keep the f-b-i from unlocking their i-phones...how go...details... after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast!"
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the new york times is reporting that apple engineers are working on new security that will make it impossible for the government to break into a locked i-phone. security and privacy are at the center of apple's battle with the f- b-i over unlocking a phone used by one of the san
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ceo tim cook is commenting on the case and says he's prepared to take the dispute to the supreme court. don champion reports. amid its legal battle with the federal government --- apple feels like it winning in the court of public opinion. "if we allow this to happen, then everything from now on will be an open book to every government in the world" a federal judge ruled last week apple had to help the fbi unlock the iphone of syed farook. he's one of two terror suspects who killed 14 people during a shooting spree in san bernardino, california in december. "we need to stand tall and stand tall on principle" in his first interview since the judge's ruling, apple ceo tim cook told abc news wednesday the farook case isn't about a phone, but the future. "what is at stake here is can the government compel apple to write software that we believe would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable around the world, including the us" in its appeal, sources tell cbs news apple plans to argue, in part, the american people through congress should decide on the issue.
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wednesday, attorney general loretta lynch maintained the government isn't overstepping its boundaries. "it's a long-standing principle in our justice system that if an independent judge finds reason to believe that a certain item contains evidence of a crime, then that judge can authorize the government to conduct a limited search for that evidence" apple has until tomorrow to appeal the judge's ruling. don champion, cbs news, new york. even though apple is protesting the judge's decision last week, the company has cooperated with the f-b-i in the farook case by providing data from the dead
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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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at least 8 people have been killed by a powerful, fast at least 8 people have been killed by a powerful, fast moving, storm system that's swept from the gulf coast into the northeast. in virginia... dozens of buildings were reduced to rubble. several reported tornadoes also touched down pennsylvania and in the carolinas. the storm brought heavy rains and strong winds to other parts of the east coast... including new york. rain quickly accumulated on roads and throughout the d-c area... even submerging vehicles. "when the water gets this high, it's scary because your cars are here and you don't know what's going to happen" powerful winds also caused
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the northeast. those windy conditions are expected to stick around throught today... before the system moves out to sea. "channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" partly sunny and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s thursday! the low to mid 60s for this weekend with partly cloudy
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still to come on channel 2 news this morning... a new survey shows the top three heathiest and happiest cities in america...two of them are in
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she knew she was different ever since he was a young man... today-- michael is now michelle...and she hopes her story will inspire others to be brave.. s just came out with its list of the happiest and healthiest cities in the u-s. healthways says naples, florida, has the highest well-being in the country....and has the lowest
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the report also says the city has the most people who eat healthy. salinas, california, ranks second on the list...and florida's sarasota metro area ranked number three. the report measured well- being on several factors, including whether people liked where they lived and where they worked ... and whether they felt financially secure. it's a question you've probably never pondered...but how much would it cost to buy one of everything offered on amazon? the answer - nearly 12-point-86 billion dollars. that's according to a computer scientist in zurich who says he does brain-related research. kynan eng first determined there were 479 million different items available on amazon's website in 2015. then he determined the average price of an item was 26-86. there's been no public response
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he's on the money or not. facebook's "like button" has some new competition... facebook announced wednesday they were expanding its users' ability to react to something on their news feeds. the social networking site used to only have a thumbs up button... if you wanted to "like" something. now if you hover your mouse arrow over the thumbs up button... you can chose from like, love, ha-ha, wow, sad or angry. facebook says it tested the reactions in a few love, ha-ha, wow, sad or angry. facebook says it tested the reactions in a few markets last year... and received good reviews. the new options are already available world-wide... whether you're at a desktop or
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time to check out our roadways with chaison in the more f-m traffic center... right now were doing great with so expect some delays in that area but otherwise there are no accidents or incidents to report so keep driving safe out there.
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two men are on the loose, after they broke into a home near reno high school...and injured an elderly man. we have a description of their car. police believe the men are armed and dangerous. and in an effort to fill the empty supreme court seat... president obama may be looking to our very own governor brian sandoval. why a source believes the governor is being vetted... and what senator harry reid has to say about the possible appointment. and yesterday, we showed you the social and emotional learning programs in washoe county schools. today, reporter ky sisson shows us how they not only benefit our students... but also all the faculty and staff. these stories top your news
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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 and light winds. look for 71 on thanks jeff. this morning in crime beat... reno police are looking for two men involved in a home invasion near reno high school. police say around 5 p-m yesterday... they responded to the 1400 block of foster drive, on a report of a possible burglary in progress. there they found an elderly man injured inside a home. he was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. reno police, along with washoe county deputies... searched the area for the two men... who they believe are armed and dangerous.
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police are now looking for this car... an older, white 2-door passenger car with a black stripe on the driver's side, a sunroof, and a spoiler on the rear trunk... to see if it's related to the case. l the suspects were also described as possibly being light-skinned black or hispanic men. one is approximately 6 feet tall with a thin build...the other is described at 5-foot-8 with a heavy build and a tattoo on one arm. police believe they are connected to other burglaries in the area. officer tim broadway, rpd: "we have had residential burglaries in this area as well as the entire truckee meadows area. we do have that suspect vehicle that may be related to other residential burglaries in south reno." if you have any information that can help police, contact them or secret witness at 3-2-2-4900 let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the let's check in with
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a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! and highs in the low to mid 60s for this weekend with partly
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thanks jeff. president obama is moving forward with appointing a supreme court justice... and nevada governor brian sandoval may be on the short list. c-b-s news has confirmed through a source close to the process, that the white house is vetting governor sandoval... to replace justice antonin scalia. the white house and the governor's office both declined to confirm the story... and sandoval's office released this statement... saying quote: "neither governor sandoval nor
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administration regarding any potential vetting for the court." but... we do know that the governor met with senator harry reid in washington on monday. senator reid says... although he would prefer a more progressive nominee, he would support a sandoval nomination. reid: "he's a good person. he has a great record, and he's been a tremendously good governor in spite of having to there." you may also recall that governor sandoval served as a judge for the u-s district court before he was elected governor. as we told you yesterday, washoe county schools are being nationally recognized for their social and emotional learning program. and today we're talking about how this curriculum doesn't just effect students, but the entire school community. ky sisson joins us now in the studio, good
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good morning andi, john! from custodian, to secretary, to principal, social and emotional learning has become an integral part of washoe county schools. the school district requires both online and in-person sel training for all 8,000 staff members. they say having everybody, not just teachers, on board with helping students build social and emotional skills, is vital. rader- "some of these people, these custodial staff and secretarys these are the people that our students develop the strongest relationships with." and that is the case at lemmon valley elementary school where head facilities manager and soccer coach, juan velasquez says the training he has done includes how to deal with certain ways students express feelings and what vocabulary to use. this has helped him both as a person and a mentor. velasquez- "how to approach, not just come, what's going on, no you go through those steps that they show you, its been helping me a lot all this training they've been giving me."
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being poured into total integration of sel in washoe county schools, how is it all being paid for? the district tells me that they have been able to secure at least $250 thousand dollars in grant money every year to keep this program running. and it's proven sustainable. much of the training that they do is internal. covering school watch, ky sisson, channel 2 news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... a 10-year old girl is a princess for a day...thanks to the love of her brother...more on this formal celebration...afte the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist
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stories we think are worth a second look. when girl scout lauren lindsay sells cookies in front of a pennsylyvania walmart.. her go-to question is..."would you like to buy girl scout cookies. they usually just say "yes" or "no"... but one customer's response caught her a little off guard. sot lauren lindsay: "we were just casually selling girl scout cookies, and a man walked up to us." sot james chapman, customer: "here's a hundred bucks." sot lauren lindsay: "and he said to give away the next 25 boxes." sot james chapman: "as i'm handing her the hundred bucks, she's like seriously. i'm like seriously. see ya." there was a chain reaction. customers accepted their gift...bought cookies and left donations. thanks to the chain reaction of generosity, lindsay was able to
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a-j spader's sister-- rebekah-- was diagnosed with a blood disorder known as m-d-s-- several years ago. and after a bone marrow transplant failed-- the family decided to forgo any further treatment. they say the ten-year-old may not live to see high school but her big brother is making sure she enjoys every moment. this valentine's day, 10-year-old rebekah spader was transformed into a princess for the valentine's winter formal at o'gorman high school. sure, this could have been a-j's first dance with a date but he says his sister trumped them all. aj made sure his sister had the full formal experience and even brought her to dinner with his classmates and their dates. "it's really fun to just be around her and just make memories. i want to spend as
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while she's still doing good." still to come on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!"
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cloudy skies. have a great
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thanks jeff. in campaign 2016... the dust is settling after donald trump's big win in nevada tuesday... but dis-organization with both the nevada democratic and republican caucuses has some voters wanting to go back to a primary system. but what's the difference? well... a primary is run and paid for by the state. it's simple... all you have to do is cast a vote... and it's what we did up until 2008. but nevada's primary election is in june... which gave us no say in selecting the presidential nominee. so senator harry reid lobbied the national democratic party on our behalf... and republicans followed suit. herzik:"reid got nevada on the list of early states in the nominating process. with him gone.. there's nobody in the
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keep us there if the parties decide to move away from it." going back to a presidential-only primary in february... in addition to our regular primary in june... would take a referendum, and support of the legislature. it would also cost us the candidate visits we've seen this cycle... and push us back to june to vote. let's check in with the c-b-s news team and see what they're let's check in with the c-b-s news team and see what they're
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.... the news is back in the
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welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, a severe storm system, that wreaked destruction in the carolinas and virginia ...continues to march up the east coast. the storm turned deadly in the town of waverly, virginia... after the tiny town was hit by a twister. tornadoes were also reported in north carolina... while heavy rains sparked power outages in the northeast. republican presidential candidates square off in their tenth debate tonight in houston, texas...their last meeting before super tuesday. marco rubio and ted cruz are poised to take the fight to frontrunner donald trump -- who's won three of the first four nominating contests. on the democratic side - hillary clinton and bernie
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this saturday. coming up next... we'll have your traffic, weather and news right now as you head out the door. stay with us just a few
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. here's your traffic and
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let's get one final look at our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... and highs in the low to mid 60s for this weekend with partly cloudy skies. have a great
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, february 25th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning".." fast moving flame force evacuations in the west. >> is there a bombshell hiding in donald trump's tax returns? mitt romney suggests the billionaire has something to high. >> u.s. soccer legend hope so slo is here for her first interview since raising concerns about zika. but we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. powerful storms stretch across the east coast.

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