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security officials as they prepare for this weekend's super bowl. so a massive security operation is underway in the bay area to prevent or stop any trouble. teri okita joins us live in san francisco with a look at how security is being tightened ahead of the big game... teri? arianna and landon... 00-06 teri? arianna and landon... 00-06 07-13 48-54 55-1:02 this week, but authorities have a message for fans. sot: sot: jeh johnson/homeland security secretary at this time we know of no credible threat directed at super bowl 50 or related events the san francisco bay area is expecting a million visitors each day ..and keeping everyone safe has been a two year project. on the ground...in the
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using hi tech equipment to search for explosives and watch out for any suspicious activity. 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. it is all about identifying the lone wolf before he or she acts. super bowl organizers told us: they want airtight security ... but not so overwhelming that it becomes intimidating for fans. sot: renee meachum/fan it makes you feel safe, but also makes you feel like you are in a foreign country. i think it send the message that we will be protected. on super bowl sunday, 70,000 fans will pack the stadium. and while authorities say there have been no threats, they are taking no chances with the safety of fans and players on the nfl 's biggest day of the year.
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the bay area is already home to the some of the nation's most sophisticated surveillance sophisticated surveillance equipment. thanks teri. well, super bowl 50 is expected to give a shot in the arm to some businesses -- including pizza places around town. slicing pizza pizza plus expects to sell 20 to 30 pizzas, and 400 chicken wings, every 15 minutes this sunday. that means all 115 employees will be on the clock, well before kickoff. last year, the big game boosted sales to about 55-thousand dollars between their four locations. this year, it could be even higher. dan "this year, we expect to do about 60 but we're kind of maxed out, as far as sales go, because we can only produce so much at any given time." some customers place orders, up
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super bowl. if you wait until game day -- you're looking at about a 2-hour wait -- and that's if they have any slots left. so it's best to order in advance. and did you know super bowl is the biggest sports betting day of the year? not only are sports books and casinos looking forward to it... but mont bleu in south lake tahoe even cut the ribbon on it's brand new sports book-- just in time for this weekend. this year they're offering more than 800 different ways to bet on the game... and there will be in-game betting too. so far...the money is on carolina. 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'll be ready for all those last minute bets.
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starts this sunday at 8 a-m... with kickoff at 3:30 p-m... right here 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
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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 for a couple of days to bring variable amounts of cloudiness thanks mike. new tonight at 11... the plans to make reno a university town are progressing. but in order to connect the university to downtown, the city is addressing some concerns and changes to the master plan before this concept to grow any further. amanda ketchledge is live in the newsroom after attending the city of reno planning commission meeting today. amanda, what'd you find out? landon-- the planning commission made a recommendation to policies in the plan. suggesting that the city collaborates with the university and other regional partners
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nathan gilbert, city of reno associate planner: "really what we're trying to do is to prioritize the connection between the university, it's economic and intellectual leverage and really bring that to the urban core." this project near center street is just one of the developments being considered. the university says it would include new use for the land there, benefiting the needs of students like rapid transit by r-t-c. the historical resources commission for the city of reno says they're in favor of the plan, but they just want to make sure the historical buildings are being preserved and not demolished. jen huntley, city of reno historical resources commission: "that block is the only intact block of turn of the century homes that is in reno and that's the block featured in the university plan as a pedestrian way." the university and the city says they are working to see how they can integrate those homes into plans for the area. and many of the residents who came to the meeting were also in favor of the development, but they had a
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public comment: "i'd like to see center street actually renamed to university avenue. i think it would be a real great way for the city to embrace the university." now the city council will review the recommendations from the planning commission before any final amendments are made in the in the gateway and university district development plans. covering the story, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. thanks amanda. we have a cone zone update for you... after being closed for a month, west first street is officially back open to drivers... a sign the virginia street bridge project is coming along well. recent developments included pouring concrete and fixing the curbs. the next phase includes working on utilities and replacing old poles around the bridge. crews say they've been working six days a week - about twelve hours a day... for the last eight months. the goal is still to open up in may... which they say is achievable if progress continues at this rate. also in cone zone... the nevada
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continuing improvements on i-580 through washoe valley with a new bridge closure. the bellevue road bridge along with the northbound on and offramps are closed... the southbond on and off ramp remain open. traffic to go north is being detoured to old 395 and interstate traffic will not be affected. ndot says this project is a precautionary measure to keep the bridge stable in the event of an earthquake. meg ragonese- "we're going to be reducing the weight load on the bridge itself by 300,000 pounds and what that does is just ultimately makes the bridge safer and stronger." the bridge is set to reopen in 3 months. in money watch tonight... computer problems have shut down the tax return e-file system. the i-r-s says it is experiencing a "hardware failure." the e-file system and the "where's my refund" service are among the
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some are expected to remain out of service at least through tomorrow. taxpayers can continue to send electronic returns to companies that serve as middlemen between taxpayers and the irs. but the agency says those companies have to hold on to the tax returns until the irs systems are up and running again. coming up next - the carson city sheriff's office needs your help identifying two people wanted for burglarizing empire ranch golf course. who to be on the lookout for--
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tonight in crime beat... the carson city sheriff's office is asking for help identifying two suspects in a burglary. it happened in the early morning hours of january 22-nd - at the empire ranch golf course in carson city. officials say these two suspects stole large quantities of food and alcohol. they say the suspects are possibly a man and a woman. there are no descriptions beyond these two photos. if you can help identify these suspects, you are asked to contact the carson city sheriff's office at 8-8-7 25-hundred. south lake tahoe police are asking for help finding two murder suspects.
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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 black man... six foot 3... 200 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
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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 had consumed alcohol and smoked marijuana before he drove 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. still to come on channel 2 news at 11 - president obama made his first visit to a u-s mosque today... and now he has a message for christians and jews. mike will have a look at your forecast after the break.... but first - the race for president is tightening up. we'll show you who dropped out today... and who's hitting the ground running in new hampshire, next. "this is channel 2 news at 11,
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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 endorsed marco rubio. but the show must go on... and with one week to go to the new hampshire primary... the war of words is heating up. the democrats are arguing over turf, exchanging insults. danielle nottingham has more from new hampshire. the gloves are coming off as the republican candidates slug it out for votes. this guy, ted cruz, ted cruz goes out, you talk about liars! donald trump went on a twitter rant wednesday accusingted cruz of cheating to win the iowa caucus. cruz says trump is throwing what he describes as "trumper-tantrums." an iowa gop spokesman tells cbs
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the caucus results are final. texas donald's insults get more and more hysterical the more and more upset he gets. marco rubio is positioning himself as the mainstream gop choice. florida we must nominate someone that can unify this party if we have any chance of winning. voters we spoke with say they'd rather hear about the issues. i think it's a lot of just name calling and petty childish things. while trump and cruz are locked in a war of words....hillary clinton and bernie sanders are turning up their attacks on each other. sanders, who's from vermont, leads clinton two to one in the latest poll. clinton says despite his "home court advantage" she's not giving up on new hampshire. presidential candidate new hampshire always favors neighbors - which i think is neighborly! i think that that argument that the only reason we are doing well here in nh is because we are a neighboring state is not totally true. voters will decide whether geography makes any difference
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"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 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 the weekend. temperatures will also gradually rise from the mid-40s thursday into the 50s by the weekend. thanks mike. after the break - the governor of florida has issues a health emergency over the zika virus. how it's affecting people right
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looking around the world now... the u-n has suspended peace talks aimed at ending syria's five-year civil war - just days after they began. the u-n special envoy for syria announced the official start of peace talks between the syrian government and opposition leaders in geneva on monday. the main goal stated at that time-- to keep the talks going. a little closer to home in baltimore, maryland... president obama visited an american mosque today -- his first time doing so since taking office. the president's goal was to help correct what he called a "hugely distorted" impression of muslim americans... and the bias many of them face "they talked about how their children were asking, are we going to be forced out of the country? are we going to be
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treat us like that? conversations that you shouldn't have to have with your children, not in this country." muslim leaders say the president's visit has been a long time coming... and that muslim- americans are more afraid now than at any other time in recent history - even after 9-11. the president urged people of other faiths to speak out when they see anti-muslim rhetoric... and said quote "an attack on one faith is an attack on all of our faiths." florida's governor has declared a health emergency in parts of the state because of the zika virus... and health officials have issued two new us travel alerts for jamaica and tonga. concerns are growing about the virus now that u-s health officials confirmed it has been spread through sexual contact. in dallas - a patient was infected through sexual transmission by a person who picked up the virus in venezuela. the mosquito-borne virus is rapidly spreading
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caribbean. health officials here in the u-s emphasize the disease is generally spread through mosquito bites. dallas: "it's national signing day and multiple northern nevada students have signed their letters of intent to play at the next level. i'm dallas colodny
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day...with that, nevada head football coach, brian polian announced his 2016 recruiting class this afternoon. and we have a lot to look at here... this one's in alphabetical order, the pack picking up 4-guys from california. on the next page, how exciting for reeds nick gregg to be another reed alum heading to nevada. the recruiting class totalled 23 and was ranked 8th in the mountain west by the rectruting website rivals.com you see akeel lynch is a transfer runningback from penn state...even though the class didn't ranke high...coach polian says he really likes the class...because it fits a certain mold. "but i feel really good about because i think this class is really solid from top to bottom i don't see a big gamble in the class where it's like oh boy, you know is this guy going to
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out? we feel like we have a pretty good idea, we're trying to find more guys like james butler who came here unheralded, i think he was a 2 star prospect who didn't really have much going on. i think now two years later we can look at james and say that that was a good get, i mean he's one of our better players he's one of the better backs in the league." nick gregg was certainly not the only high school senior to sign a letter in northern nevada ...dallas colodny was nearly everywhere today. it is a day every aspiring student athlete looks forward to, national signing day, where they sign their letters of intent to play at the next level. and northern nevada is no different including football where it was a banner day as 4 signed to play at the fbs level. over in fernley where vaqueres offensive lineman tyler roemer became the first football player from the school to sign a division 1 fbs national letter of intent... he is headed southern california to play for rocky long and the san diego
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aztecs over an offer from louisville. "you can't go wrong with san diego, it is a beautiful place, it had a great family feel to everything, the coaching staff was great." three members of the reno huskie football team signed to play at the next level.... lukas mckenzie inked his letter of intent to play at fresno state... he also had offers from built a really good relationship with my position coach, coach peterson, and then i will have a good opportunity to play early there too." "really excited to see what coach mcclure has for me up there and i am really excited to buy into the program." over at reed 9 student athletes were on hand... for football... nick gregg signed a letter of intent to stay home and play for the nevada wolf pack... parker houston will join him in the mountain west as he heads to the san diego state aztecs... while matt denn is going to the coast guard academy. "you couldn't ask more from san diego, i mean it is right on the ocean it is a like it will be good to play in
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the same people who have been supporting me for the last few years." 4 signed to play softball including mackenzi goins at nevada... and alexis gonazles at coppin state. "i've lived here my whole life and i have always kinda wanted play in front of my hometown." "extremely excited it is not easy to get into, it is not something that is easy to get into so its really cool." for douglas high school mckenna kynett the all time division 1 when i went down there just the vibes from everybody, the coaches, i loved all the girls it was just such a family unit so it worked out." at damonte ranch jordan gipson is going to play football at the university of laverne... and tera moshrefroony is headed to fresno pacific for soccer. "they contacted me at a tournament after watching me play, and i toured the campus and i really loved it the coaches were awesome." and finally at spanish springs a couple of girls soccer players will play at the next level regan henry at bellevue college
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mike has a last check of your forecast-- it looks like we are entering an extended period of drier and 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. that's it for us tonight. your
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