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in crime beat... reno police have a suspect in custody, after the shooting at a reno casino left one man dead. just before midnight sunday, reno police responded to shots fired inside siri's casino at 241 north virginia street in the heart of downtown reno. police identified the suspect, as 38 year old kiley grayson. he's been charged with open murder, and police say he did not run from the crime scene or resist arrest. the victim was an off duty employee of siri's casino. police tell us there was a physical and verbal dispute between the two men. when the victim tried to walk away... they say grayson pulled out a gun and shot the man in the chest. they haven't released the name of the man who was killed yet. and the squaw valley fire department has identified a woman who died after an accident
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weekend. firefighters responded to the ski resort just after 1-30 p-m on saturday, on a report of an injured skier. there they found 62-year-old elizabeth danel of olympic valley. she was unconcious, and later passed away. while her exact cause of death is still being investigated, firefighters say she appears to have hit a tree. at sugar bowl ski resort, the body of a ski instructor who went missing last month has been found. 23-year-old carson may disappeared on january 14th. that prompted a search that lasted for days, but had to be called off due to bad weather. his body was found by tahoe nordsic and el dorado county search and rescue yesterday morning... about a quarter mile out of bounds, in an avalance-prone area near the original search site. sugar bowl says their thoughts and prayers are with may's family, and that yesterday's discovery helps bring closure. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for
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good morning, jeff! partly sunny, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by this afternoon, with lake wind advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers continuing into early next week!
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local workers staged a protest yesterday, at the tesla gigafactory site east of reno. organizers say about 300 protesters walked off the site... to protest the company hiring employees from outside of nevada. russell: "we would have hoped that there was a little better protection for local workers
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legislature. what they ended up getting was 50 percent local workforce on the job. we don't think that's enough." senate bill one from the 2014 special session requires tesla to hire half of its workers from nevada. but these workers argue... that there are nevada workers available... and tesla should up the percentage. we reached out to tesla for a response... and a spokesperson sent us a statement saying in part, quote... "in reality, more than 50% of the workers used by this contractor and more than 75% of the entire gigafactory workforce are nevada residents, demonstrating the project's strong commitment to nevada." end quote. the tesla spokesperson went on to say that tesla hires the best vendors and suppliers for the job, based on their quality, schedule, cost, reliability and reputation. and the knitting factory closed its concert venue in downtown and the knitting factory closed its concert venue in downtown reno... and it plans to reopen
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the operators of the rock-bar theatre... who ran a club in san jose... will move into the knitting factory space. they expect to renovate and re- brand the venue as a concert house, casino and restaurant. the knitting factory, thanks music fans for their support over the past 7 years. a new study shows a majority of seniors take four or more prescription medications daily, and often experience challenges in managing those medications. and with the more prescriptions taken, the higher the risk of unintentional misuse. ky sisson is live in the newsroom with more on a local program that helps seniors safely manage their medications. good morning ky. good morning john and andi! one of the biggest health risks facing seniors today is medication mishaps whether it be accidentally taking too many or at the wrong time of day or with
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might be aware of. having a detailed list of medications for your doctor and pharmasist can help mitigate the risk of conflict between supplements, prescritpion, and over the counter drugs. greta- "medication therapy management comprehensivce review helps to prevent hospitilzations helps to prevent readmission to hospitilizations." medication therapy management offered by the sanford center for againg at the university of nevada helps educate local seniors on how to be safe when it comes to managing their prescriptions. their geriactric pharmascists go over each medication and write a review which especially helps those with several physicians ensure clear communication. local registered nurse, susan neeley, also works directly with seniors and says it is important that family members have conversations with their older loved ones and help them stay organized to prevent confusion. susan- "get them arranged so
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medications are in a certain slot. it elimantes some of the confusion." ky add libs about prescription organiztion to get your free medication therapy management review from the sanford center or to speak with susan neeley, their numbers are there on your screen. covering health watch, ky
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still to come on channel 2 news this morning... snowpack levels are on the decline after our spring-like weather...what experts are saying...after the break. president obama is meeting with
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his legal team....we'll show you why, 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. let's take a look at some news making headlines around the nation right now. first, voters in several states are heading to the polls this super tuesday to decide who should be their party's presidential nominee. latest polls show donald trump leading marco rubio, ted cruz, and the rest of the g-o-p field in several states in play. on the other side, hillary clinton is expected to rack up more delegates than bernie sanders today... which could seal her nomination. for more on this story, tune in to c-b-s this morning following our show at 7 a-m. president obama sits down with senate republican leaders at the white house... to discuss the supreme court seat left vacant by the late antonin scalia. the white house says the president intends to make a
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reviewing recommendations from his legal team. republicans have argued the next president. and, testimony continues in the civil lawsuit from t-v sportscaster erin andrews. she became emotional on the stand yesterday... recalling the moment she learned michael barrett - had secretly videotaped her while she was naked in her hotel room. andrews is suing barrett, as well as the marriott hotel in tennessee, for 75-million dollars over the 2008 incident. coming up on channel 2 news this
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coming up on channel 2 news this morning... a skilled hunting dog can track down deer...but she's also proving that she can track down a person...details coming up. meteorologist jeff martinez will have your pinpoint 2 forecast
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february was a warm, dry month... and the lack of precipitation has brought our snowpack levels down ago. that's when the snowpack was 25 percent above normal. now it's four percent below average. snow scraping the sierra only got about 30 percent of its normal precipitation this year... and experts say the lack of rain and snow is disappointing. february is traditionally one of our wettest months of the year. chad "it's definitely
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abnormal. even in some of the biggest years we've had, we've had extreme periods in the middle with dry spells." despite the dry month... there is still about 31 inches of water content in the snow. an average winter usually provides 37 inches of water... so a few march storms could get us back to normal levels. jeff "even after a pretty dry month, we're still sitting at near normal conditions, which is way better than we've had the last four years." experts say an ideal runoff would begin in april... with sustained snowmelt to keep the water from soaking into the ground. "channel 2 news continues with meteorologist jeff martinez's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" partly sunny, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by
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advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers continuing into early
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stories we think are worth a second look. a three-year-old louisiana boy is safe and sound after going missing last week. and he and his family have a hunting dog to thank for his safe return. eli alcock's voice stands out...but there came a time when his mother lindsy thought she'd never hear it again - after he went missing tuesday night. she contacted the sheriffs department and asked her facebook friends to help look for the three-year old. "and asked me if honey who is, you know, she's been tracking deer with her for three years asked me if she would do anything. with honey's keen sense of smell and after hours of searching... the young boy was found safe in the woods. eli now has a new friend and a community to thank
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they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but a there are a few dogs that beg to differ... four shelter dogs - rescued from slums and abandoned lots around sao paulo - were trained as "ball dogs" for the brazil open tournament. the four dogs - frida, mel, isabelle and costela - have one job and that's to retrieve balls that went out of bounds at an exhibition match..and then give them back to the players. now, truth is... they didn't like the "giving back" part as much as the "getting the ball" part. but the ball dog initiative hopes to raise awareness of their 1- thousand - sheltered dogs. the dogs were even able to take part in the awards ceremony. each of the dogs trained for months and trainers say the biggest difficulty was to make
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playful after having been mistreated. the hope is to show people that a well-fed and well-treated animal can be happy.
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coverage you can count on" reno police arrested a man...charged with shooting and a killing a fellow employee inside siri's casino sunday night. we have new information on how the deadly night unfolded. and hundreds of protesters walked off tesla's giga-factory site yesterday... to protest the company's hiring practices. we spoke with a tesla representative about the workers' frustrations. many seniors take multiple prescriptons every day, and not keeping track of them all can lead to danger. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to show us how you and your family can avoid the risks. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is tuesday, march 1, 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
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partly sunny, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by this afternoon, with lake wind advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers continuing into early next week! thanks jeff. in crime beat... reno police have a suspect in custody after a shooting at siri's casino in downtown reno left one man dead. just before midnight sunday, the reno police department responded to shots fired inside the siri's casino at 241 north virginia street in the heart of downtown reno. police have identified the suspect as 38 year old kiley grayson. he's been charged with open murder and police say he did not run from the crime scene or resist arrest. the victim was an off duty employee of siri's casino. police have determined there was a physical and verbal dispute between the two men. when the victim tried to walk away... police say grayson
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man in the chest. the name of the victim has not yet been released. the woman who died after an accident at squaw valley over the weekend has been identified. firefighters were called out to the ski resort just after 1-30 p-m saturday on a report of an injured skier. there they found 62-year-old elizabeth danel of olympic valley. she was unconcious, and later passed away. firefighters say she appeared to have hit a tree. and sugar bowl ski resort says the body of a ski instructor who went missing last month has been found. 23-year-old carson may's disappeared on january 14th... that prompted a search that lasted for days, but had to be called off due to bad weather. his body was found by tahoe nordsic and el dorado county search and rescue yesterday morning... roughly a quarter mile out of bounds in an avalance-prone area near the original search site. sugar bowl says their thoughts and prayers are with may's family,
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bring closure to his family and friends. let's check in with meteorologist jeff martinez for a first look at the weather. good morning, jeff! partly sunny, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by this afternoon, with lake wind advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers continuing into early
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local workers staged a protest yesterday at the tesla
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organizers say about 300 protesters walked off the site... to protest the company hiring employees from outside nevada. russell: "we would have hoped that there was a little better protection for local workers when this went through the legislature. what they ended up getting was 50 percent local workforce on the job. we don't think that's enough." senate bill one from the 2014 special session requires tesla to hire half of its workers from nevada. but these workers argue... that there are nevada workers available... and tesla should raise the percentage. we reached out to tesla for their side... and a spokesperson sent us this... "in reality, more than 50% of the workers used by this contractor and more than 75% of the entire gigafactory workforce are nevada residents, demonstrating the project's strong commitment to nevada." they went on to say that tesla hires the best vendors and suppliers for the job, based on
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a new study shows the majority of seniors take four or more prescription medications a day, and often experience challenges in managing those medications. and with the more prescriptions taken, the higher the risk of unintentional misuse. ky sisson is live in the newsroom with more on a local program that helps seniors safely manage their medications. good morning ky. good morning john and andi! accidentally taking too many medications or at the wrong time of day or with other drugs that a phsyician might not be aware of is among the most serious health risk facing seniors. it often leads to hospitilzations and long term care placements. but there is a program in town that is out to help organize and educate seniors of how to be safe when it comes to managing their prescriptions. greta- "we provide a comprehensive medication therapy
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which would idetify those at risk factors that they may be experiencing." medication therapy management offered by the sanford center for againg at the university of nevada helps local seniors make sure the medications they are taking are safe and effective. their geriactric pharmascists go over each drug and write a review which especially helps those with several physicians and pharmasists ensure clear communication. local registered nurse, susan neeley, also works directly with seniors in managing their meds and says it is important that family members have conversations with their older loved ones about which medications they are taking and to stay organized. susan- "someone needs to make sure there is only one of this medication per day in the box." ky add libs about prescription organiztion
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therapy management review from the sanford center or to speak with susan neeley, their numbers are there on your screen. covering health watch, ky sisson, channel 2 news. coming up on channel 2 news this morning... u-n-r and catholic charities are reaching out to low income
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up. "you're watching channel 2 news this morning with john potter, andi guevara and meteorologist jeff
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community now... a new partnership between unr and catholic charities of northern nevada is providing fresh produce for low income families... with six new hoop houses yesterday. peter; "this is gonna be a huge addition in terms of the quality and the nutritious value of the
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vitamins - coming fresh out of the ground" when struggling with a tight budget or homelessness, pricey fruits and vegetables are first to be eliminated. now, hundreds of folks will get that nutrition every day at saint vincent's dining room, the pantry... and through meals on wheels. the new program expects to have its first harvest ready this spring. last week, we told you how the homeless overflow shelter was forced to close because of vadalism. since then, the city of reno has been working on leasing a new location. the new building isn't ready yet, so people have been spending the night at the tables inside the warming room at the volunteers of america shelter. sandy isham, development and community relations officer for volunteers of america: "we are literally just trying to make sure people are safe and warm and don't freeze to death, during our winter, cold nights." the city and the v-o-a both say it's crucial to get a new overflow shelter up and running, because it prevents people from being in
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shelters fill up. the ideal space would be able to fit 120 beds for the homeless to sleep. the city is hoping to have the new overflow shelter open by the end of this week. still to come 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 sunny, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by this afternoon, with lake wind advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers continuing into early
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thanks jeff. looking around the nation... and president obama is set to meet with senate republican leaders today... to discuss the possibility of filling the vacant supreme court seat. it's the first time leaders have met since justice antonin scalia died unexpectantly last month... inciting a heated clash between democrats and republicans over who should appoint the next justice.
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they plan to block any nominee from presdient obama... saying the next president should make that decision. despite the push-back... the white house says the president plans to make a nomination soon... but say he is still reviewing recommendations from his legal team. and this morning, sports-caster erin andrews will take the stand again in her civil lawsuit against a nashville hotel, and the man who admitted to stalking her. the suit stems from a 2008 incident where michael barret secretly recorded nude videos of andrews at a nashville marriott. in an emotional testimony... andrews said she found out about the videos in july 2009, when a friend called her. she's seeking 75-million dollars in the case. video clips from barrett's deposition were played, where he described renting hotel rooms next to andrews to shoot the videos. the marriot says barrett is solely to blame. barrett spent 2 and a half years in federal prison.
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in federal prison. he has not shown up in court to fight the lawsuit. turning to campaign 2016... it's super tuesday, and more delegates are up for grabs today than any other day in the presidential nomination contest... latest polls show donald trump and hillary clinton leading in key states. for the democrats, 865 delegates are at stake. for the gop about 600 delegates are on the line. weijia jiang has the latest. -nats- polls are now open at sites across the country.as americans in a dozen states head out to vote. -nats- last night, donald trump already predicted a super tuesday victory during a rally in georgia.. we're going to win with our military, we're going to win win win win latest polls show the republican presidential front runner leading both nationally and in several key states. marco rubio has tried to halt the billionaire's momentum...hammeri ng him for days...
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immediately disavow former k-k-k leader david duke...who announced his support for trump. there is no room in the conservative movement for the kkk or david duke or anyone who will not condemn them. -nats- texas senator ted cruz is banking on a win in his home state to keep his campaign alive. in the democratic race, political analysts expect hillary clinton to gain far more delegates than bernie sanders today... which could make it nearly impossible for her to lose the nomination. " what we need to do together is make america whole again." sanders made his final pitch in massachusetts -- where more than 100 delegates are on the line: "i think we are going to win here in massachusetts tomorrow!" the vermont senator says he intends to take his campaign all the way to the democratic convention.
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coming up next on channel 2 news this morning... here's what's coming up in your
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it could be make or break day for several presidential hopefuls as a lot of the country votes in super tuesday.
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reno police have arrested a man they say shot and killed a fellow employee inside siri's casino sunday night. we have more details on how the night's deadly event's unfolded. and hundreds of protesters walked off tesla's giga-factory site yesterday...to protest the
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spoke with tesla about these workers' frustrations. and many seniors take multiple prescriptons every day, and keeping track of them all can be difficult. ky sisson is live in the newsroom to tell us how you and your family can help prevent unintentional misuse of those medications. these stories top your news right now at 4:30 a-m. today is tuesday, march 1, 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, mild and windy today with a high of 70 in reno. winds will gust 20-45mph by this afternoon, with lake wind advisories in effect. a stormy weather pattern will return by sunday with a chance for rain and sierra snow showers

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