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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 apply for their licenses. 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
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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 said she believes the 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.
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to allow students to receive their transcripts and other paperwork. covering school watch, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. also in school watch.. the washoe county school district's overcrowding and repairs committee has been meeting for months... working to write a ballot question to help washoe county's overcrowding problem. there are a few different options on the table for tax increases. 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 new school needs that we have in 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
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percent of those are paid by visitors. but they're also considering increasing property taxes by a few cents. the meeting started tonight at 6... and it is open to the public, but we will have a full wrap-up tonight at 11. 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
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turning to the crime beat... today reno police sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for hitting a police officer with his car back in august. in december, russell roberts pleaded guilty to felony charges
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officer and battery with a deadly weapon on a police officer. authorities say roberts drove his car toward an officer who was responding to an unrelated service call on arlington avenue in august. he will be eligible for parole 4 years after he starts serving his sentence, which will begin after he finishes a 4-year sentence for a drug charge. the district attorney's office has released a report that found an officer involved shooting justified. according to the report... sparks police detectives shot and killed james bowman back in september of 20-14 near sutro and ninth streets. when they confronted him, the d-a's office says bowman refused the command to surrender and eventually walked toward detectives while removing a loaded handgun from his waistband. he passed away at the hospital and an autopsy revealed he had amphetamine and methamphetamine in his blood. reno police are looking for a suspect in an robbery this week. police say this man entered a
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on monday and obtained three money orders before leaving in a vehicle. he's described as ... six feet tall to six 2... wore a camouflage jacket and dark pants and a black hat. if you know who he is call police at 3-3-4 21-88. and reno police are looking for this man, who is a person of interest in a shooting outside the 1 up bar in downtown reno on january third. he's a white or hispanic man in his 20s... 5 foot 8 to five foot 10 with an average build. if you know who he is call secret witness at 3-2-2 49-hundred or text your tip to 8-4-7 4-1-1. super bowl 50 is just three days away. and while it's being played in santa clara -- some say there's no better place to watch it than here in the truckee meadows. i'm paul nelson -- i'll show you what some of the casinos are planning for the
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welcome back... it's only three days until the carolina panthers take on the denver broncos in super bowl 50, right here on channel 2. if you still haven't made plans for sunday -- there's no shortage of super bowl parties around town, especially at our local casinos. paul nelson joins us live in the studio, after checking out some
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paul -- the big game is a big boost for these businesses, isn't it? it is kristen -- we all know more money is bet on the super bowl than any other event. but casinos are finding other ways to get people into the building. that's why most of them have special super bowl parties planned. bull bucking a mechanical bull really doesn't have anything to do with the super bowl -- unless you're watching the game at gilley's in the nugget. that's where you'll find plenty of food and prizes. scott "we'll have some corona swag to give away. i've got a guitar, signed by charlie daniels, we're giving away. so, door and includes all you can eat and drink -- with plenty of tvs -- including a couple 8-foot screens. more than 300 people are expected here -- with more than a thousand more throughout the casino. scott "it's always fun to see the group go back and forth. i think everybody really has a lot of comradery, really has a good time getting together. especially in the gilley's atmosphere." the peppermill is expecting a
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their big game blitz, in the tuscany ballroom -- and many more in the sports book. terry "people will be here at 5:00 in the morning, staking our their chairs and stuff. it's really kind of crazy. fun crazy." cox says when the broncos square off against the panthers -- peppermill will be filled with wall-to-wall fans -- and non-fans. terry "it's the novice factor. everybody's interested in this game." of course -- the super bowl party is huge for downtown reno. the three eldorado properties expect about 5-thousand fans to fill their bars and ballrooms. and several retired nfl players will be on-hand. glenn "we have a great time throughout the weekend and they sign autographs, they take pictures, they do it all. they're great guys." carano says they make a weekend out of the super bowl -- starting friday night with the piano guys, and mike tyson on saturday. and if you attend one of the super bowl parties -- the entry fee is all you need. glenn "you get all the food you want, drink, have a lot of fun, and if you have to stay over, don't want to drive home, get a
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and that's what many people intend to do. not just locals but a lot of visitors that come to reno because it's one of the few places where you can legally bet on the game. that means hotels are filling up -- helping the local economy. covering super bowl 50 live in the studio, paul nelson, channel two news. of course, the game is only part of the show. commercials are the other, and this year, companies will fork over almost five-million dollars for a 30-second spot. teri okita has more from super bowl city in san francisco. it's become sport between advertisers to create the most buzzed-about super bowl ads. commercials are now splashed across social media weeks before the big game . re-posted and re- tweeted to get more bang for the buck. and it takes a "lot" of bucks. a 30- second commercial now fetches four- point-eight million dollars. at super bowl i, that same half-a-minute cost less than 38-thousand dollars.
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worth it. "we heard qualitative data from our dealers, saying people saw the spot, came in, test drove the vehicle, and ultimately, bought the vehicle." "car and beer ads, targeting men, still dominate . but women are increasingly the focus." celebrities push a variety of products, while cute and cuddly animals never fail. : "it's appointment tv. and in celebration of the super bowl's 50th anniversary, stars of this all- time classic commercial, "mean joe greene and an all-grown up "coke kid" ... reunited after almost 40 years. teri okita, cbs news, san francisco. thanks paul... and you can watch
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coverage begins at 8 a-m and the kickoff is a 3-30. and due to super bowl sunday morning will start at 6 a-m... and face the nation will begin at 7-30. mike will have a look at your forecast next.... but first - a warning for online shoppers...especia lly those looking for flowers this valentine's day. we'll tell you more, after the break. 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
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gatorade will players pour on the winning coach? we'll tell welcome back... if you plan on ordering flowers online this valentine's day...just make sure you know who you're dealing with. to avoid problems with flower deliveries for valentines day this year ..those in the business... are warning it's buyer beware. these kind of scams seem to surface with the holidays. this story came about as a warning from a local florist who's concerned about how easy it's become for scam artists to pose as a florist...get your information and your money....and just fail to deliver. as erin breen reports, it's an expensive problem that can impact local florists on big holidays. ---"thanks for calling sparks florist...this is can i help you?"--- it may seem a little
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are pouring in to florists all across the country. --snip snip--- floral designers are busy too. and they all want to make sure you get what you're expecting and what you've paid for this valentine's day. because the number of 'dogs' out there looking to scam on the rise. you heard me right...i said dogs. michael:"a an acronym for decpective order gatherers..." mike:"these people capture orders that otherwise...our customers believe they are placing with us...and then they call later and say ...hey where's my flowers? we don't know because we don't have the it's a problem." an expensive....nation al...problem. mike:" we think it's cost us hundreds of millions of dollars. nationally... over the last decade that's all flowed out of traditional florists and into these companies..." and the better business bureau agrees that deceptive websites are a big problem. their advice...make sure you're where you want to be. tim: "in this day and age when it's so easy to create an online presence it's easy to
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mike: we get several calls a day people saying they are looking at our website... i know it's your's green...but it's's someone else. tim:"scam artists...are paying attention to what's going on whether in the new or a holiday and they'll take advantage of what's happening...and take happening...and take advantage of you." in health watch... the governor of florida has added another county to the first health emergency in the u-s involving the zika virus. governor rick scott has declared a health emergency for five counties...after the health department confirmed travelers brought 12 cases of zika into florida. doctors there are conducting vountary tests of pregnant women. the governor wants to reassure residents and tourists that florida is safe and says with year round warm temperatures and mosquitos,
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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 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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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
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the 60s by mid-week. brandon marshall and virgil green are playing in another
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and hear from the former nevada the couple... who wants grass-fed beef
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the cash-strapped college student who simply wants organic and local produce. the parents...who may not have a healthy budget, but still make sure their children eat healthy. you inspire us to do everything we do... ...for goodness' sake. "now here's sports director garrett dearborn with channel 2 sports." 5-years into their nfl careers former pack stars virgil gren and brandon marshall are about to play in a second super bowl....and this time around
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going to be different. 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
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championship game because i have been here before, i just know i definetly want to win it. we have just such a brotherhood that is kind of unexplainable we all are for each other and want to see each other do well. everybody works hard we work 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 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 about 3:30... dallas colodny channel 2 sports. and of course you can see the game right here on channel 2....the panthers and broncos
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a fairly strong ridge of high pressure will keep us dry for the next several days, and
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