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at how local pizza stores are preparing for big business sunday... let's start with teri. kristen and landon... a massive security operation is underway in the bay area to prevent and stop any trouble. heavily armed officers are very visible at super bowl events this week. the san francisco bay area is expecting a million visitors each day ..and keeping everyone safe has been a two year project for federal, state and local police agencies. jeh johnson/homeland security secretary: "we are confident are going to have a safe and success and secure super bowl event." robot on the ground... boat in the water.. helicopter and in the air.police are using hi tech equipment to search for explosives and watch out for any suspicious activity.
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within a 30 nautical miles." all the intelligence and data funnels to the fbi command center.. not far from levi's stadium.. where police agencies can instantly share information. authorities admit: suspects acting on their own are a concern. david johnson/fbi: "it is all about identifying the lone wolf before he or she acts." teri okita, cbs news, san francisco: "super bowl organizers told us: they want airtight security ... but not so overwhelming that it becomes intimidating for fans." renee meachum/fan: "it makes you feel safe, but also makes you feel like you are in a foreign country." on super bowl sunday, 70,000 fans will pack the stadium. authorities say there is no credible threat, but they are taking no chances with the safety of fans and players on the nfl 's biggest day of the year. teri okiki channel 2 news. the bay area is already home to
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fans and players on the nfl 's biggest day of the year. teri okita channel 2 news. to you. thanks teri. and the super bowl is having an impact on some reno and sparks businesses. that includes pizza plus. the local restaurant expects sunday to be one of the busiest days of the year. paul nelson joins us at their oddie boulevard location in sparks. paul -- this is no ordinary weekend over there is it? not at all kristen -- employees say this area will be pretty much empty for most of super bowl sunday because most orders are for takeout or delivery. but on this side of the counter -- it's gonna be all hands on deck. between all four locations -- all 115 employees will be working. cutting pizza, shaking wings, shaking fries pizza plus is gearing up for a
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pump out 20 to 30 large pizzas and 400 wings every 15 minutes. dan "it will be crazy, nonstop until after the super bowl." stocking tomato sauce cans and they're already stocking up. this hallway is being used to store pizza boxes -- and the walk-ins are nearly full. even more will be delivered, friday. yolanda "this is just half of the order that we're going to get. it's gonna be packed." some customers start placing their orders, two to three weeks prior to the super bowl. if you wait till game day to order -- you're looking at at least a two-hour wait -- and that's if there's any slots left. this board is coordinated to get the maximum amount per hour. dan "it's definitely hard to keep up because you can only produce so much at any given time." sales could increase 3 to 8- thousand dollars, sunday at pizza plus -- depending on the location. blake expects sales to surpass last year's super bowl -- when the four stores combined to sell 55-thousand dollars of orders. dan "this year, we expect to do about 60 but we're kind of maxed out, as far as sales go, because
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any given time." blake says his business is good for families and large groups -- and that pays off during super bowl parties. dan "we have a party pack called the extreme. five large pizzas, 10 pounds of wings, five pounds of fries, which can feed up to about 25 people and it feeds them for about $5 each." pizza day magazine lists pizza plus as the nation's 24th best independent pizzeria, based on sales. blake says business has been improving -- and other sporting events have even matched or surpassed super bowl sales. dan "it says to me that the customers like what we have, appreciate what we do and they want what we have." any employee that works more than eight hours will get overtime pay -- and blake says food and drinks will be provided for the workers, since it will be a very busy day. covering super bowl 50 live in sparks, paul nelson, channel two news. another huge money maker for super bowl will no doubt be
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and we're talking about all sorts of bets.... on the broncos and the panthers... and many other match-ups. erin breen went to south lake tahoe today - to see how they're getting ready. ---nats of the broncos touchdown.....------ ---nats of the panthers touchdown------ -----raaaahhhh from the crowd--- the fans aren't the only ones excited about this weekend. joe asher:"superbowl is by far the biggest sports betting day of the year!" and to facilitate that...mont bleu in wouth lake tahoe cut the ribbon on a brand new sports book today. new screens and a new location within the casino for a renewed per bet increases on a regular basis and we couldn't be happier." and they've continued to add to the ways you can place those bets. joe:"youcan bet during the game now that's popular and you can use mobile apps. you can place bets anywhere inthe state of
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and speaking of bets...they're offering 836 different ones on this year's game. erin:"so let's talk prop bets this year....of course there's always how many field goals and how many touchdowns....but this year you can bet on which will be more? the number of nevada made 3 point goials or b- marshall's assisted and solo tackles...combined. or.... unlv's points or manual sanders receiving yards....or which will be greater...the number of rory milroy's fourth quarter birdies.....or total panther punts." the spread is changing almost by the hour...and most of it's going to carolina....but that by the hour...and most of it's going to carolina....but that can change pretty quickly too. joe:"two years ago for superbowl there was a lot of money on denver the seattle money shoed up late that year and we expect that opposite this year with all the early money on carolina....and mone money to come in on denver closer to kick off." and they will be ready for all those last minute bets at the sunday at 8 a-m... with kickoff
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3:30 p-m... only on c-b-s. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around
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variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. in crime beat... south lake tahoe police are asking for help finding two murder suspects. officers responded to the parking lot of the beverly lodge saturday night around 7-45. investigators believe two suspects met dennis wright junior and his girlfriend kendra ghiorso, who were planning to sell 100 pounds of marijuana. when the suspects tried to rob them, there was a struggle and wright junior was shot multiple times and passed away at the hospital. one suspect is described as a
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pounds in his late 20s or early 30s with black hair in braids or dreadlocks. the other suspect is also described as black... possible mixed race... five foot 8... 170 pounds and also in his late 20s to early 30s... with his hair in tight curls. they may have been driving a tan sedan... similar to this one. if you know anything that can help police call 530 5-4-2 61- hundred. and the washoe county district attorney's office says a man has been found guilty of d-u-i... which resulted in a hit and run accident. 28-year-old daniel wilson was found guilty on monday - after a six day trial. prosecutors say he consumed both alcohol and smoked marijuana when he offered to drive his friends to the movies in august of 2014. seconds after leaving their home, wilson hit a 41-year-old reno man - who was riding a scooter... but wilson fled the scene. he will be sentenced next month.
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alphabet is generally used to denote frictional coefficient." "mu" "oh you got it! coming up on channel 2 news we got some reno high students heading down to vegas for a science bowl competition. see how they plan on winning." angela: "the river is not the only one doing well this winter, the bridge in reno is coming along too, we'll have an update on the progress it's made coming up." "president obama makes his first visit to a us mosque since taking office. i'm mark albert in baltimore with more on his message of tolerance, coming up." "you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, and mike alger's
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looking around the nation... president obama visited a mosque and school in baltimore, maryland today. he said it was to correct - what he called - a "hugely distorted" impression of muslim americans. mark albert is in baltimore with more details. neighbors waved hello as president obama arrived at the islamic society of baltimore. a few protestors lined the motorcade route as well. inside - muslim-americans told president obama about the increased bias they face. president obama: "they talked about how their children were asking, are we going to be forced out of the country? are we going to be rounded up? why would they treat us like that? conversations that you shouldn't have to have with your children, not in this country." mark albert/baltimore, maryland: this is president obama's first visit to a u.s mosque since taking office.. muslim
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wait. ibrahim hooper/spokesman, council on american-islamic relations: "we've asked him to make such a visit for a number of years now and we're very pleased that he's doing it." ibrahim hooper is the communications director for the council on american-islamic relations. he says muslim-americans are more afraid now than at any time in history - even after 9-11. ibrahim hooper/spokesman, council on american-islamic relations: "thanks to donald trump, ben carson and others, islamophobia has been mainstreamed which makes it all the more dangerous." president obama says christians and jews need to speak out when they see anti-muslim rhetoric. president obama: "we have to understand, an attack on one faith is an attack on all of our faiths." and he called on muslims not to become cynical - saying they're not muslim or americans but muslim-americans. mark albert channel 2 news. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up next. but first... cases of the zika virus have now appeared on u-s
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. join the fight to take back our government. welcome back... in health watch... florida's governor has declared a health emergency in parts of the state - because of the zika virus. this.. as health officials issue two new u-s travel alerts for jamaica and tonga.
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virus now that us health officials confirmed it has been spread through sexual contact. chris martinez has the latest. health officials around the world are paying close attention to a dallas case of zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. the patient was infected by a person who picked up the virus in venezuela. at an emergency meeting of health officials in latin america , the director of the pan american health organization said this raises new concerns. carissa etienne/director, pan american health organization: "obviously it would bring a new dimension to the zika problem and that will be studied further." the mosquito-borne virus is rapidly spreading through latin america and the caribbean. health officials here in the u-s say they are not surprised to hear of transmission through sex but emphasize the disease is generally spread through mosquito bites. nine travel-related cases in florida prompted the governor there to declare a public health emergency in four counties - including miami-dade.
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"the bottom-line for the public in the continental us remains the same. if you are pregnant and thinking of traveling to a place with zika spreading.. don't." the virus has been linked to several thousands of cases of a serious birth defect called microcephaly which causes babies to be born with small heads. the world health organization has declared a global health emergency . researchers around the world are working hard on a vaccine. brazil scientists are trying to create one using the vaccine for dengue. chris martinez channel 2 news. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be
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for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday
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be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the
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gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and warmer conditions. a ridge of high pressure will build in after a few wednesday night snow showers. there will be enough residual moisture around for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness across the region before clearing out over the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. expect some
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east from 580. and in the preater and mccarren intersection and luckily there no accidents or incidents to report at the moment so good job out there and please continue to drive safely. i'm chaison dean and that's your traffic "i'm ky sisson." "and i'm steve park." "and he and a few reno high students are heading down to vegas for a science bowl competition. we got the details, next. danielle: i'm danielle nottingham in laconia new hampshire, coming up... the votes are up for grabs and the candidates pack in campaign
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welcome back... turning to campaign 2016... the field of gop presidential hopefuls is thinning. rand paul dropped out of the race this morning and this afternoon rick santorum bowed out... and endorced marco rubio. but at the top... the jockying for position involves a war of words between donald trump and ted cruz. danielle nottingham has more from new hampshire. donald trump isn't even on the ground in new hampshire today - but he doubled down on his criticism of rival ted cruz. trump tweeted "the state of
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from the most recent election on the basis that he cheated - a total fraud!" cruz swung right back..calling it a "trumpertantrum." ted cruz/r-candidate for president: "i wake up every day and laugh at the latest thing donald has tweeted - because he's losing it." mainstream alternative marco rubio is trying to convince new hampshire voters he is the party's best chance in the general election. rubio: "if you vote for me and i become the party's nominee, i will unite the conservative movement and the republican party." some voters we spoke with are still on the fence... susan bunting/undecided voter: "i want to see more than what i see on tv." danielle nottingham/laconia, nh: "rubio has a jam-packed schedule every day leading up to tuesday's primary. hillary clinton is hitting the ground in new hampshire just as hard" clinton is trailing bernie sanders in the new hampshire polls. hillary clinton/ presidential candidate: "i'm going to be out here making my case. answering your questions." sanders says his progressive policies will win votes. sen. bernie sanders/ presidential candidate: "the american people, frankly, are
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the sanders campaign raised three million dollars in the 24 hours after the iowa caucus. danielle nottingham channel 2 news. turning to school watch... local high schoolers are competing in the regional science bowl this weekend against schools from california, utah, and all over nevada - with high hopes of heading to nationals in washington d-c this spring. ky sisson caught up with some of the whiz kids... and has the story. they're fast. they're smart. and they're competitive. ohidul mojumder- "if i know and answer and somebody else even if they are on my team gets it. it makes me feel, i should have been faster on the buzzer." three local high schools-- the davidson academy, coral acadaemy, and reno high will meet twenty-nine others in las vegas this weekend for the nevada regional science bowl. they'll be answering some pretty difficult math and science questions. we met up with the reno high squad. their strategy for a
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each person has a certain expertise whether it be physics, biology, math, or chemistry to take on the variety of questions. ohidul mujumder- "no one person can learn all this stuff so we want everybody to have a different expertise and have a different thing that they are good at." mr. aaron shoolroy--teache r and science bowl coach has been to a few of these competitions as both an advisor and when he was a student at reno high 22 years ago. he says the team is especially talented when it comes to the fast-paced buzzing in... aaron shoolroy- "i don't have to teach um to be controlled on the buzzer, they are animals on there man! "sometimes it is hard to reign that in becasue if answer to early and you're wrong it gives the other team 4 points." and their essential element for winning.... mujumder- "go ham! that's our slogan this year, we're gonna go ham at state!" covering school watch, ky sisson, channel 2 news. last year, reno high got a close second place at the nevada
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the winner this weekend will head onto washington, d.c. for an all expenses paid trip to compete for the u-s department of energy's national science bowl competition. angela: "after being closed for a month, first street is back open for the public and drivers, we'll have an update on how the bridge in downtown reno is doing
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coming up...local organic producers now have a new
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certification,coming up we'll "this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" kerrie koski: "the big news today is the opening here of west first street." businesses and shops are excited to have west first street open again-- after being closed for the virginia street bridge
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