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both? that's the question a committee has to answer... to try to raise money for school building needs. school watch tops channel 2 news at 5:30. the school overcrowding and repairs committee has been meeting for months... working to write a ballot question... to help washoe county's overcrowding problem. good evening... i'm landon miller and i'm kristen remington... thanks for staying with us. there are a few different options on the table for tax increases... and tonight we might get a better idea which we'll see on the ballot. arianna bennett joins us now live from the county commission chambers... where the group is meeting tonight... ari-- what do we know so far? well the decision is between sales and property tax increases... or a combination of the two. the goal... is to raise nearly 800 million dollars over the next ten years... which they say is not even the full amount the district needs. shaun: "it's all going to go to the backlog of maintenance and
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our area. without these improvements, we are facing a very tough slate, and that slate will be carried by all of the children in our community." tonight the committee will discuss which tax increases would place the smallest burden on citizens... and which are most likely to pass. they say right now-- they are looking at sales taxes as most favorable... since about 30 percent of those are paid by visitors. but they're also considering increasing property taxes by a few cents. tax increases are never popular... especially in nevada. but this committee is hopeful that voters will see the need... and vote yes. shaun: "we are asking people to look at the merits of the question, and decide whether to invest in schools, or if you can live with the consequences of a no vote." the meeting starts tonight at 6... and it is open to the public. but we wilalso bring you a full wrap-up tonight at 11. covering the story live, arianna bennett, channel 2 news. the marinello school of beauty
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along with 55 other schools in the country today. this announcement comes three days after the u-s department of education pulled federal student aid from marinello because of alleged serious violations. amanda ketchledge is live at the reno location with the latest details on this closure. amanda-- landon-- within this last day, students and teachers have been packing up their belongings at the beauty school. last night students received the news that classes would be ending...and according to one student, some of them didn't take it so well. stephanie davidson, student: "it's devastating on many levels. one not just on the money, the aspect that i knew that one day i would graduate and leave that school. but i always thought that i would have my instructors to go home to. and there's no home now. so we're all kind of lost." stephanie davidson is one of 43-hundred students nationwide trying to figure out her options. the nevada state board of cosmetology is assessing students individually to see whether they can transfer or
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gary landry, executive director nevada state board of cosmetology: "any student who has accumulated 1600 hours of credit would be eligible to take the exam. i estimate 10-15 percent of the total population has achieved that." but the state board adds that certain schools only accept a minimum amount of hours and some students are too close to the end, so many of their credits are not being accepted. gary landry, executive director nevada state board of cosmetology: "those are particularly going to be particularly hard to place." the department of education investigation into marinello alledged the school knowingly requested federal aid for students based on fabricated high school diplomas. while also charging students for excessive overtime and supplies. the school's spokesperson released this statement to channel 2 news. saying quote "we have compelling evidence that we think would have satisfied the department's concerns and we asked repeatedly for two months to be able to respond.... "...but the department waited until we were past the point of no return financially to allow us any opportunity to respond to its unfounded allegations." end quote. nail technician lorenia obregon
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allegations and is glad the school closed. and she's willing to do what it takes to continue her dream of being an aesthetician. lorenia obregon-amavizca, student: "the instructor is not going to be the same, and the schooling is not going to be the same so it's going to be a hard transition but i have to do what i have to do in order to licensed and pursue my dreams." davison's graduation cap will have to be stored away until she finds another school, but she's staying optimistic about her future career too. stephanie davidson, student: "it kind of gives me a little bit of a setback but i'm determined. i will finish my hours one way or another. and get my license." school officials say they are working with other schools to arrange partnerships to help students continue their education. meetings will be held next week to allow students to receive their transcripts and other paperwork. covering the story, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been
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will climb above the norm once we get into the weekend. after patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit
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if you're just joining us let's catch you up on the big story we covered at 5.... and that's the growing number of online scams as we get closer to valentine's day. florists are already taking orders and working on designs for one of the biggest holidays they see all year. and they are warning customers to watch for deceptive websites that may look completely legitimate but may be out to scam you. companies refer to them as decpetive order gatherers....or dogs. mike:"these people capture orders that otherwise...our customers believe they are placing with us...and then they call later and say ...hey
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know because we don't have the order...so it's a problem." to avoid problems....always make sure you're dealing with who you think you are dealing with. we'll have more on this story for you on channel 2 news at 6:30. after getting several tips from the reno police and fire department, the city of reno held a safety inspection for one motel in downtown reno this morning. we were able to tag along for the inspection and what we saw was eye opening. angela schilling joins us live in the newsroom with more. angela? kristen, we were able to get a wide view of some of the rooms as well as see what the inspection process looks like. it took a few hours to do a thorough job and then get the results. the inspection is a part of the blight initiative in reno. "this is what i have to cook on." broadway: "just because you're living on a fixed budget does not mean that you can't live in a safe and healthy environment." door knocking after reno police received a
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other suspicious activity at the motel... the city decided to come back and take a closer look around the building. broadway: "they saw people cooking in the hallway on hot plates, they did see insects crawling around and also rodents in the hotel." now reno police and fire, as well as other city officials are going door to door at the reno legacy motel doing safety inspections. and it's not only the motel's residents they're worried about. broadway: "this hotel is connected to numerous businesses that actually have people living in some of the apartments, above these businesses." so a fire would be a big concern. broadway: "working with all the city agencies, reno fire department, reno police department, and code enforcement to make sure that this is a livable place and safe place for people to stay." we got the results from the inspection thursday afternoon. broadway: "usually it's a thirty day process. after they do get a violation but also depends on severity of violation. if it's a safely issue, fire issue, the fire department can close the motel down."
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motel, however, six residents will have to be displaced. the owners will have to fix the motel's fire alarm system and get rid of any mice or cockroaches. reno police also made one arrest for a man with a unrelated warrant during the inspection. the reno fire department and health department will monitor the motel to make sure the required maintenance changes are made. covering the story, angela schilling, channel two news. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. at your forecast, coming up. ...running on treadmill... think you're fit? there's a test to rate your cardiovascular fitness level... and it'll also determine your fat burning heart rate zone! i'll show you how the v-o-2 max test works in tonight's health watch. but first... veggie burgers are growing in popularity... why more americans are eating greens when they go out, after the break. "you're watching channel 2
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welcome back... meat consumption is down in the u-s. but that good burger! after a generation of bad, hockey puck type patties - veggie burgers are having a moment. andi guevara looks at the trend that even some carnivores are craving. ummmm yum
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bland gray patty masquerading as meat. that's good chef chloe coscarelli opened "by chloe" last summer in new york city. quick nat chloe: yes, the texture is most important. everything on the menu is vegan chloe coscarelli/chef: "i think there's still a lot of work to be done making them fun and accessible every day and that's our mission." customers are embracing the veggie trend. in just three years, vegetarian menus are up 66 percent. chloe's vegetarian menu has clearly won over this new york neighborhood. the restaurant opens at 11 - and within minutes, it's packed. it started at high end restaurants catering to foodies, but is now expanding to fast customer: "people are definitely more mindful and open to it now." more than 35 percent of americans say they eat vegetarian meals at least once a week and more than 60 percent of americans actually like to "eat their vegetables" when going out. food trend expert michael whiteman says it's not just veggie burgers that have come a long way - but people's appetite for them. michael
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were not likeable for a generation or two they were really awful things. vegan nicholas anselmo agrees, true success is still all about taste. nicholas anselmo/vegan: "the important thing a veggie burger should do is that whole veggie experience, you know the good bread, pickles and a side of fries." an alternative now being served up in places you never expected. covering the story, andi guevara, channel 2 news. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up. brandon marshall and virgil green are playing in another superbowl... im dallas colodny
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just isn't changing - there may be a good reason. you could be training in the wrong heart rate zone. but as i recently found out, there's a 10-minute test to help you tweak your training - in tonight's health watch. ...snaps on mask... "so at this point right now, it's going to start reading your heart rate." this mask is the key to the test. as i start walking at a very slow pace... "it seems pretty easy at this point, doesn't it? yeah, i'm enjoying it while it lasts. it monitors my breathing... "controlling all of your inflow and outflow."
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how well my body uses oxygen during exercise. "now we're going to speed this up a bit. beep, beep." this is the vo2 max test - being offered at south reno athletic club's metabolic center. dr. darren mitchell conducts the treadmill tests - which, on average, take about 10 minutes. you gradually run faster and faster... and then he'll raise the incline - to increase the intensity. all the while - watching my oxygen and carbon dioxide levels. "by how much those levels change - it determines what you're actually burning." between fat, carbohydrates - and in some cases - muscle - which is what we want to avoid. along with rating your cardiovascular fitness, dr. mitchell explains the vo2 max test also determines your body's aerobic and anaerobic thresholds. if you keep your heart rate below your aerobic threshold - you burn more fat... which means consistently working out harder isn't always better. "that's the misconception a lot
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myself really, really hard, i'm going to burn a lot of fat. you're not." as for me... i'm nearing the end. when these lines cross, it means my body is now consuming less oxygen than i need to keep going at this incline. and dr. mitchell can tell, even before i can... "i'm sure you're hitting the wall about now." seconds later... the test is over and the results are in.
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delays in that area as crews will be on the scene. i'm chaison dean and that's your traffic. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages will climb above the norm once we get into the weekend. after patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit the 60s by mid-week. a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages will climb above the norm once we get into the weekend. after
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few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit the a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages will climb above the norm once we get into the weekend. after patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit the 60s by mid-week. a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages will climb above the norm once
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patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit the a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages will climb above the norm once we get into the weekend. after patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit the 60s by mid-week. kristen and landon thank mike. coming up in sport we check in
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coming up in sport we check in with some former wolf pack players getting set for super bowl 50.....that's next in sports praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security,
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to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in.
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"now, here's sports director garrett dearborn, with channel 2 sports" they've played 5-seasons in their nfl careers...but brandon marshall and virgil green are already playing in a second superbowl. and while the first time around didn't work out well for the former wolf pack stars they told dallas colodny this time around is going to be different for the
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back in super bowl 48 the seattle seahawks routed the denver broncos. on that team just like this years team was former wolf pack stars virgil green and brandon marshall now they will again be playing in super bowl 50 at levi's stadium. they both say that with bigger rolls on this years team super bowl 50 should play out a lot different than super bowl 48. "when you think about how incredible it is you have to think about all the efforts everyone on the team has put in.. their efforts have been so incredible our road here hasn't been easy we have faced a lot of adversity and i think that is the character of our team and that is what we stand on." "oh it has hit me. it hit me a couple days after the afc championship game because i have been here before, i just know i definetly want to win it. we diligent we are focused it is just different man and it feels special honestly." while former wolf pack tackle and reed high alum kyle roberts is going to his first super bowl as apart of the broncos practice and reed high alum kyle roberts
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as apart of the broncos practice squad. " sometimes it seems surreal and other times it seems like ordinary everyday stuff being around the team. i call my mom and dad and they make it seem like it is such a big deal and i really see how big of deal it is in the sparks community to be an example and everything." so it will be the broncos and the panthers in super bowl 50 and you can watch the game right here on ktvn. kickoff set for
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and of course you can see the game right here on channel 2....the panthers and broncos will go at it sunday at 3-30....coverage beigins at 8am the reno bighorns are getting a boost.... parent club the sacramento has re=assigned rookie forward duje dukan to reno. dukan is averaging 13.4 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.0 assists in 31.0 minutes per game in nine games in which he started for the bighorns. the horns play host to idaho tomorrow night at 7. kristen and landon chat about sports, thank garrett. scott: here's the cbs evening news: florida takes more emergency measures to combat zika virus. plus, dr. jon lapook on the new fears that the zika virus can be transmitted in blood donations. also, trump stumps for a win in new hampshire. and, a look at football's surging female fanbase...tonight on the cbs
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coming up... we'll have another look at your weather, stay with us.
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mike's final weather a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and temperatures that have been lagging behind seasonal averages
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we get into the weekend. after patchy morning fog clears out, a few clouds will pass over us friday afternoon ahead of a weakening frontal band, but those should move out by the weekend leaving saturday and sunday mostly sunny. highs friday will be in the mid-40s and will climb into the 50s through tuesday and may hit >> pelley: a new health emergency has been declared inge
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