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debbie, and that was good." debbie's brother bruce was one of many who only had the best things to say about debbie's life. he recalled a story his sister once told him..about her secret to always staying so calm at the legislature. "she said i always ask myself one thing, will this make my mother proud." her colleagues in the legislature, looked up to her and admired her strenghth, describing her with words like fair and selfless. "here she is living with a life threatening issue and she is apologizing to me, selfless, that's what debbie was." her niece recited the words of a country music song... words that she felt embodied the way debbie chose to live her life each and every day. "hold the door, say please, say thank you, don't steal, don't cheat and don't lie, i know you've got mountains to climb but always stay humble and kind."
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erin..asked the room of crowded people to take the love that they had for debbie...and to now share it with debbie's husband greg...saying he needs it now more than ever. "my mom spent the last year fighting this disgusting disease and my dad was there every moment, he would not leave her alone for a moment and he loved her and he took care of her and he's heroic." covering the story, ryan canaday channel two news. everything is back to normal after an outage left over ten- thousand people without power the outage was first reported at around 5:30 p-m in south reno. both residences and businesses-- like the raley's supermarket on wedge parkway, and the renown south meadows medical center-- were affected. n-v energy said the outage was caused by a catastrophic failure of a circuit breaker. everything was back to normal by
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the power outage also affected channel 8's broadcast of the academy awards. a statement on their website said the outage affected their transmitter site. they will rebroadcast the first two hours that were missed at 12:30 a-m it's mild outside with temperatures in the mid 40's and mostly cloudy skies. winds are light sustained anywhere between five to fifteen. not like yesterday. we're seeing cloud cover move in from the west with some breaks in the clouds too. we have quite a bit of dry air in
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now so no rain is in the immediate forecast. high pressure really builds on monday. temperatures monday morning will be in the mid 30's for the reno area and upper 20's in higher elevations. burn code is green. more than a dozen states and territories will hold primaries
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super tuesday -- the biggest contest so far in the 2016 election season. steve nannes reports. with a major victory in south carolina, hillary clinton is hoping to keep that momentum across multiple southern states ahead of super tuesday. sunday - clinton traveled to tennessee where she spoke to a congregation in memphis while attending a church service. presidential candidate "i will need your help on tuesday. the primary here in tennessee is very important." butt sot "i hope you will come out and vote and of course i would be honored to earn your vote on tuesday." as part of his super tuesday strategy.. senator sanders skipped the palmetto state on primary day -- and moved on to texas than minnesota. presidential candidate "i am gonna be asking for your votes on tuesday, but i need more than that from you. i need your help the day after the general election because i can't do it alone." donald trump - who won three of
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confident he'll sweep the super tuesday states. and john kasich agrees-- but the ohio governor believes a strong showing in his home state next month will provide the boost he needs. presidential candidate "i think trump's probably going to win probably all of them. but you keep holding your own." butt sot "our campaign plan was ultimately to hold our own in some of these places, and we will." butt sot "what changes this race is my ability to win in ohio. senator ted cruz, however, believes trump can be beat. presidential candidate "our campaign is the only one in a position to beat donald trump on super tuesday, and if you want to stop this trump train, the only way to do so is to beat him on super tuesday." i'm steve nannes reporting. and according to a new poll, hillary clinton is far ahead of bernie sanders in three key states holding primaries on super tuesday. the nbc news-wall street journal-marist poll that came out today...showing clinton leading by about two-to-one margins in texas, georgia and tennessee.
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contest with two back-to-back victories behind her....winning here in nevada before south carolina yesterday. meanwhile, g-o-p frontrunner donald trump continues to be a polarizing, even controversial figure in the race. yesterday, he responded to two mexican presidents who condemned his plan for a wall on the border. today, he defended a tweet that he sent out, which quoted italian dictator benito mussolini. "it's a very good quote, it's a very interesting quote, and i saw it. i know who said it. but what difference does it make whether it's mussolini or somebody else, it's certainly a very interesting quote. host chuck todd then asked if trump wanted to be associated with fascists. trump's response was that -quote- "i want to be associated with interesting quotes and people." -end quote- marco rubio continues his assault on trump at a rally in virginia. he talked about trump being endorsed by david duke, a former
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"he knows exactly who david duke is. he was asked this morning two times, will you repudiate and condemn the ku klux klan and he refused to do that as well. we cannot be a party that nominates someone who refuses to condemn white supremacists and the ku klux klan." following rubio's comment, trump did disavow david duke after a reporter asked him at a press conference in fort worth texas. looking around the nation... an army staff sergeant is facing murder charges after police say he killed his wife and then opened fire on three police officers in a washington d-c suburb. brian webb reports. "one officer down. i don't know where the suspect is." officer ashley guindon was shot and killed saturday on her first day on patrol with the prince william county police department in virginia. "she clearly had a passion to serve others that went beyond herself." guindon
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responding to a domestic dispute saturday night, about 30 miles outside of washington dc. police arrested 32 year old ronald hamilton, an active duty army staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon. they say he shot and killed his wife then opened fire on the officers. "it was very scary. i heard the shots, like 4 to 5 shots back to back." yellow tape roped off the crime scene sunday. residents paid their respects at the hospital where officers are recovering "to have this happen over something stupid is so sad." guindon, a 6 year marine corp reservist was sworn in friday. this picture of her was posted to the department's twitter page welcoming her and another officer. it said be safe. hamilton is scheduled to be in court on monday. brian webb for cbs news.
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today is the 25-th anniversary of the end of the first gulf war. operation desert storm pushed saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait in the summer of 19-90. the u-s assembled a coalition that deployed more than 600-thousand troops in the region. their ground offensive expelled the iraqis in four days, following weeks of heavy airstrikes. the operation ended on february 28, 19-91... and iraq later agreed to a cease-fire. 383 americans died in the gulf war. the academy awards have wrapped up for the night. we'll tell you who took home the
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the after parties are are underway-- now that the 88-th academy awards are over. the big awards were handed out on a night where lack of diversity among the nominees was hard to miss. chris martinez reports from the red carpet. the film that shined a spotlight on victims of the catholic priest sex abuse scandal won for best picture at the 88th academy awards show. "pope francis, it's time to protect the children and restore the faith." action film mad max fury road was the most honored film of the night.walking about with 6 production awards. "you can pop the corks at home, we're bringing home gold." the revenant won for best directing and it's star.leonardo dicaprio won best actor for his role as the vengeful frontiersman. it was his 5th nomination but his first win. "let us not take this planet for granted. i do not take this night for granted." brie larson won best actress for her role as an
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chris rock hosted the night.his opening monologue all about the all-white nominees. "otherwise known as the white people's choice award." the comedian beat the diversity drum every chance he got. and the president of the academy echoed his sentiment. "our audiences are global and rich in diversity and every facet of our industry should be as well." "even here on the red carpet, where oscar night fashion is usually the biggest topic of discussion, diversity was front and center." "i'm here because to disappear and truly make it oscar so white is stupid to me." the night also included visits from r2d2, bb8 and vice president joe biden, who joined lady gaga for a special presentation aimed at combatting sexual violence. chris martinez, cbs news, hollywood. diversity wasn't the only issue of the night at the oscars. there was another controvery --this one was about gift bags. this year's top nominees will
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worth 200- thousand dollars. including... a 900 dollar toilet paper dispenser and 300 dollar personalized m&ms. but the most expensive gift in the bag is a 10-day... all -expenses paid trip to israel... from the country's ministry of tourism. israel hopes to bot the country's tourism numbers by tapping into the stars' followers on social media. "they will show how good it is here, how interesting it is here... i'm sure." but omar barghouti... who fronts the palestinian campaign to boycott israel ... says accepting the trip plays into what he calls israel's propaganda. "we're asking hollywood figures as they did in the apartheid south africa era to not give their names for israel to whitewash the occupation and violation of human rights." mark rylance... up for best supporting actor...has said he
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most other nominees have been silent about the swag bag. angela will have a look at your weather forecast the wide open spaces of northern nevada inspire poets and artists. we'll meet a "potter" who finds inspiration for his sculptures in the desert. that's
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provide an inspiring view. just the stimulus the potter joe winter needs for his crockery creations. jack sutton has his story in tonight's nevada backroads. in the land of the red rock you see the country on a big scale. in this place the potter joe winter finds inspiration for the scale of his work. "i find it more fun to play around with larger forms. its a scale i enjoy working with. with the bigger work i think about form and sculptural aspects and the variations i can get." the creation of any pottery, large or small, takes the same steps, but making larger than life art requires special skills.
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you see outside. i started throwing a long time ago. its a skill i wanted to develop. for me, out here in the wide open landscape, i draw inspiration from that. i enjoy living here and being able to see a great distance. that's important to me." reporting in the red rock, jack sutton,
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it's mild outside with temperatures in the mid 40's and mostly cloudy skies. winds are light sustained anywhere between five to fifteen. not like yesterday. we're seeing cloud cover move in fromhe west with some breaks in the clouds too. we have quite a bit of dry air in place right
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immediate forecast. high pressure really builds on monday. temperatures monday morning will be in the mid 30's for the reno area and upper 20's in higher elevations. burn
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in periods of cloudiness over the next few days with warm air moving in from the southwest as well. winds will be light on monday before picking up tuesday afternoon and wednesday. seven day shows highs around seventy degrees until thursday when a weak low moves in. cooler air moves in over the weekend with a change in pattern by next weekend.
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wolf pack and colorado state faced off at lawlor events center this afternoon. dallas will have the highlights next. [daughter] sometimes the hallways felt like a giant maze. [mother] jenny didn't feel like going to school, and she slept during the day and was up at night. she seemed irritable all the time.
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and the weight was really hard to hold up. [mother] one day my daughter was crying, that's when jenny told us she thought about hurting herself. [daughter] then my parents got me treatment. that's when the bad feelings started to go away. the nevada wolf pack was looking

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