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news right now at 6:00 a-m. today is monday, february 29, 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 cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a great day! happening overnight...a shooting at the siris casino in downtown reno.
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ky, what do we know now? just before twelve midnight shots were fired here at the siris in downtown reno take a look at this map. on virginia street right in the heart of downtown reno. here's what we know... two males inside the casino were involved in an altercation that led to one of the suspects allegedly pulling a gun, shooting the other man he was rushed to the hospital and his condition is unknown at this time. the suspect that fired the gun is in custody and was contacted by police on the scene and is said to be cooperating with investigators. take a look at the scene behind
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ky add libs. covering crime beat live, ky sisson, channel 2 news. the gymnasium of sparks high school was filled with family, friends, and colleagues of debbie smith yesterday... as hundreds came to honor the late senator. smith passed away at the age of 60 last week, after a year-long fight with brain cancer. undreds of people had the opportunity to reflect on the impact she had on their lives... including her brother... bruce. bruce bilbrey--if you met her at the grocery store, of if you met her at the halls of the legislature, you got the same debbie, and that was good." her son and daughter also spoke... asking those who were there to take the love they had for debbie...and to share it with debbie's husband greg...
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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." many attending wore gray, a color used by advocates to raise awareness about brain cancer. truckee police department concluded the search for a second missing canoer at donner lake yesterday. officials say they have recovered both bodies. the two men were reported missing at around 5 p-m friday.. at the north-eastern corner of donner lake. friends of the men... who were all vacationing in the area... saw the canoe had capsized and called police. on saturday, police recovered the body of 33-year-old joshua patterson... of cool, california. at around noon yesterday, the
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johnson... of auburn, california... was recovered. authorities say the men were not believed to have been wearing life jackets at the time. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a
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time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic
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welcome r-j. welcome r-j. across hollywood, oscar after-parties went on well into the night. after his big win, best actor leonardo dicaprio took his little gold man to the governors ball.. while other stars hit the red carpet at elton john's glitzy aids fundraiser. teri okita has more from hollywood - have a look. -nats- the curse was finally broken for leonardo dicaprio last night - who finally took home the best actor oscar for his role in the revenant: it all feels incredibly surreal -nat/sot- brie larson also picked up a golden statue for her performance in 'room': i feel really strong and excited to be holding this gold guy when the curtain fell on the big
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to the governors ball to toast to the night... we worked so hard on this film and to have it rewarded like this is truly amazing many praised host and comedian chris rock who pushed the envelope in addressing the oscars-so-white controversy. chris rock is an amazing performer and person and it needed to happen superstar elton john used his annual afterparty to raise awareness for hiv and aids: we've made a lot of progress in the last 30 years but we still haven't made enough progress standup: the parties also give celebrities a chance to meet for the first time, and yes, they, too, get starstruck. sot: "oh, i do. listen, if i walked into leonardo dicaprio right now, i don't know what i would do! fashion stylist carson kressley got a big surprise as he looked over the guest list. sot: gene simmons from kiss. he's right behind you. oh, my god, i was just talking about you. i heard. you're one of my faves! can i touch you? i wish you would! the glitz and glamour was not lost on tinseltown's biggest night...as celebs showed off their styles and awards into early hours.
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the vanity fair party always draws a-listers to the event. guests included leonardo dicaprio and his oscar ... jennifer lawrence, selena gomez, performance by gwen stefani. still to come on channel 2 news
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tomorrow is super tuesday and presidential hopefuls are making their final pitch to voters...what candiates are saying...after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff
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what about snacks? in tonight's ask the doctor, we sit down with a pediatric nutritionist to find out the best foods for your little on the eve of super tuesday, the mudslinging in the race for the white house is at an all-time high. senators marco rubio and ted cruz are hoping to stop donald trump's momentum. on the democrats side, hillary clinton is trying to build on her lead.
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the campaign trail. donald trump and marco rubio spent the weekend proving there's rarely any love lost in presidential politics. we don't need a guy who is sweating and scared" "he doesn't sweat cuz his pores are clogged from the spray tan he uses." at a rally in virginia sunday, rubio even took a deeper dig. "he's always calling me little marco. and i'll admit he's taller than me. he's like 6'2'' which is why i don't understand why his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". have you seen his hands? there like this and you know what they say about men with small hands" "you can't trust them. you can't trust them. you can't trust them" a new cbs battleground tracker poll shows trump ahead in georgia and virginia, but he trails ted cruz in texas. cruz is now taking aim at trump for failing to condemn supportive comments from former klu klux klan leader david duke. sot sun0146 donald trump/r-presidential "i don't know david duke. i don't believe
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don't know anything about him" there's always been ugly elements of politics and no candidate can control what outside groups do. but in my view racism and bigotry has no place in politics" "tuesday's a primary" on the democratic side, hillary clinton campaigned in the south sunday, hoping to capitalize on her big win among black voters in south carolina. the cbs poll shows hillary clinton is ahead of bernie sanders in georgia, virginia and texas. don champion, cbs news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a
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the price for a ticket to the price for a ticket to disneyland is changing...dependi ng on when you plan to go...we have the details, after the
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welcome back. this morning in money watch...the number of people caught up in the theft of tax-payer data last year is seven times larger than originally thought. last may, the i-r-s said cyber criminals used a popular tool on their website to steal the tax forms of 104-thousand people. in august they revised that number up to 330-thousand. now the agency says the number is closer to 720-thousand. starting this week the i-r-s will warn affected taxpayers about potential identity theft and taxpayers will be offered free credit protection. the i-r-s says they have disabled the online document tool used to steal personal information. bees, birds, butterflies and beetles are among a growing list
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jeopardy of extinction. according to a u.n. study - thousands of species that play a significant role in the world's food production - are at risk. it finds about three-fourths of the world's food crops depend on pollination by insects and other animals. factors causing the decline include loss of habitat, agricultural pesticide use, disease, and climate change. and drops in wild pollinators have been noted in europe and north america. starting yesterday disneyland in california and walt disney world in florida come with demand-based pricing. the resorts will charge three different prices -- depending on the time of year -- for a single day park ticket. to secure a pass at disneyland monday through thursday --when most schools are in session -- will drop to 95-dollars. a regular pass -- for most weekends and summer weeks -- rises to 105
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the price will then shoot up to 112 dollars on peak days. that includes most of december, spring break weeks and july weekends. disney hopes its "surge pricing" will -- quote -- "help spread out visitation." time to check out our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... accident in fallon, highway 50 eb expect possible delays. all of other our highway and surface streets are traveling at top
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" another shooting...this time inside a casino in downtown reno last night. the victim's in the hospital...and ky sisson is live to give us more on what led to the violence. hundreds gathered at sparks high school last night... to pay their respects to nevada senator debbie smith. those who spoke at the memorial remarked on her compassion and strength. and a second body at donner lake was recovered yesterday. police have identified both men. we'll show you what happened, to two canoers. these stories top your news right now at 6:30 a-m. today is
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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 the forecast with meteorologist jeff martinez. partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. haveve great day! happening overnight...a shooting at the siris casino in downtown reno. ky sisson is live with the details. ky, what do we know now? just before twelve midnight shots were fired here at the siris in downtown reno take a look at this map. on virginia street right in the
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what we know... two males inside the casino were involved in an altercation that led to one of the suspects allegedly pulling a gun, shooting the other man he was rushed to the hospital and his condition is unknown at this time. the suspect that fired the gun is in custody and was contacted by police on the scene and is said to be cooperating with investigators. take a look at the scene behind me. ky add libs. covering crime beat live, ky sisson, channel 2 news. thanks ky. the gymnasium of sparks high
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friends, and colleagues of debbie smith yesterday... as hundreds came to pay their respects and to honor the late senator. nevada senator debbie smith passed away at the age of 60 last week, after a year-long fight with brain cancer. at her memorial service, hundreds of people had the opportunity to reflect on the impact she had on their lives... including her brother... bruce. bruce bilbrey--if you met her at the grocery store, of if you met her at the halls of the legislature, you got the same debbie, and that was good." her son ian and daughter erin also spoke... asking the room of crowded people to take the love that they had for debbie...and to 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
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her and he took care of her and he's heroic." many people attending the memorial service wore gray, a color used by advocates to raise awareness about brain cancer. truckee police finished their search for a second missing canoer at donner lake yesterday, and now they have recovered both bodies. the two men were reported missing at around 5 p-m friday.. at the north-eastern corner of donner lake. their friends...who were all vacationing in the area... saw the canoe had capsized and called police. saturday, police pulled the body of 33-year-old joshua patterson of cool, california out of the water. at around noon yesterday, the body of 34-year-old lucas johnson of auburn, california was recovered. authorities tell us the men were apparantly not wearing life jackets when they
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let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for
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coming up on channel 2 news this morning... what if you could improve your brain health just by mixing-up what you eat...what are these "smart foods"...we'll show you after the break. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff
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welcome back. time for take 2... stories we think are worth a second look. eating well is good for your mental as well as your physical health and there are even some foods that can help boost your brain power. now, as we age...it's easy for our brains to become less sharp, but we can improve our chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding "smart" foods to our diet foods like blueberries. a study
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effective in improving or delaying short term memory loss. and broccoli --some hate it but it makes for a great source of vitamin-k and is known to enhance cognitive function and improve brainpower. fish for those omega-3 fatty acids. whole grains reduce your risk of heart disease nuts...for a healthy dose of vitamin-e and last but never least...chocolate.... dark chocolate contains natural stimulants like caffeine which can enhance focus. today is leap day where every four years we have an extra day today is leap day where every four years we have an extra day in february. it takes 365-point 2-4-2-1-9 days to circle the sun, and those extra numbers after the decimal point add up... if we didn't have the extra day,
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of adjustment with the calender. so as a result... a lot of people out there have a birthday every four years. including local four year old carter who is celebrating his "second" birthday today. he and his family, who live in reno, had a spider man themed party last night. and his mother, danilelle is excited to give carter something special on this leap year birthday. danielle- "we will be taking him surprise cupcakes and ballons to school where the other years we wouldn't normally do that." "i think he just heard you." "i hope not!" happy birthday carter! still to come on channel 2 news
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meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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"channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a
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thanks jeff. across hollywood, oscar after-parties went on well into the night. after his big win, best actor leonardo dicaprio took his little gold man to the governors ball.. while other stars hit the red carpet at elton john's glitzy aids fundraiser. teri okita has more from hollywood. -nats- the curse was finally broken for leonardo dicaprio last night - who finally took home the best actor oscar for his role in the revenant: it all feels incredibly surreal -nat/sot- brie larson also picked up a golden statue for her
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i feel really strong and excited to be holding this gold guy when the curtain fell on the big show... the stars made their way to the governors ball to toast to the night... we worked so hard on this film and to have it rewarded like this is truly amazing many praised host and comedian chris rock who pushed the envelope in addressing the oscars-so-white controversy. chris rock is an amazing performer and person and it needed to happen superstar elton john used his annual afterparty to raise awareness for hiv and aids: we've made a lot of progress in the last 30 years but we still haven't made enough progress standup: the parties also give celebrities a chance to meet for the first time, and yes, they, too, get starstruck. sot: "oh, i do. listen, if i walked into leonardo dicaprio right now, i don't know what i would do! fashion stylist carson kressley got a big surprise as he looked over the guest list. sot: gene simmons from kiss. he's right behind you. oh, my god, i was just talking about you.
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you're one of my faves! can i touch you? i wish you would! the glitz and glamour was not lost on tinseltown's biggest night...as celebs showed off their styles and awards into early hours. teri okita, cbs news, hollywood. let's check in with the c-b-s news team and see what they're working on this morning.
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morning. see you at seven.
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welcome back. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, presidential candidates make their final pitches... to voters ahead of tomorrow's super tuesday contests. the latest c-b-s news battleground tracker poll shows donald trump and hillary clinton leading in key states. in all - more than 15-hundred delegates are up for grabs... in about a dozen states. for more on this story, tune in to c-b-s this morning following our show at 7 a-m. an army staff sergeant suspected of killing a rookie virginia cop - will be arraigned today on murder charges. ronald hamilton opened fire on officers responding to a domestic violence call outside washington saturday...killing ashley guindon on her first day on the job. county attorneys plan to seek
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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 moments
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good morning, . here's your traffic and weather as you head out the door... let's get one final look at our roadways with r-j in the more f-m traffic center... no accidents to report. all of our highway and surface streets are traveling at top speeds. partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a
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stay informed by listening to our radio partners on any of these reno media group stations. and you can always get the latest information by going to our website at k-t-v-n dot com. thanks for watching channel 2
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>> let us not take this planet for granted. thank you so much. the 88th. no black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> we're going to win so big, we're leading in every single state. >> you see unstoppable? >> there is no doubt that if donald steam rolls through super tuesday, wins everywhere with big margins, that he may well be unstoppable skbl have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands.

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