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veteran was there just days ago. it all came to a peaceful end. and everyone is relieved it's over....including the fbi. fbi guy:"i can't say enough about the help from the reverend franklin graham and michele fiore." you heard him right...michele fiore....nevada's assemblywoman known for her pro-gun conservative stance was a big part of last night's tense negotiation. just last night she flew to portland help end the standoff. michele: "roads are blocked. they aren't letting people in or our. the only way i'm gonna get there is with an fbi escort. she left portland...headed to burns.....and her conversation with the hold outs was part of a blogger's live stream......and there were a lot of people listening.... for hours..... including gary underhill....here in reno. you might recall that as a member of a group called oath keepers....he took a team of medics to the refuge a few weeks ago. well....he made a second trip there three days ago
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pick up a few things left behind. and he saw how things had escalated. gary:"in and around the refuge it was like a siege. cop cars and helicopters everywhere it was really unnerving." he was back in a day. but like a lot of other people still focused on what would happen. and he found a way to listen in on the internet. gary:" what i thought was that it was like throwing gas on an inferno." but in the end it worked. and the last of the occupiers surrendered this morning. we were with gary when the last one walked out this morning. --gary: it says here they've surrendered so i can get the newsfeed back up." and michele fiore was there...when the last occupier walked out. fbi guy:"the reverend franklin graham and michele fiore were there at the gate to meet him as he left the encampment." and a foot note to all this...we've made a number of
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today trying to at leas talk with her by phone...but we haven't heard back from her yet. last night the f-b-i also arrested cliven bundy in portland. he faces federal charges including conspiracy, assault on a federal officer and obstruction in connection with his role in a standoff with federal officials near his nevada ranch in 2014. his son ammon bundy led the protesters in oregon until his arrest last month. and the fbi says the wildlife refuge there will remain closed for a few more weeks while they sweep the area for explosives and any computer files they may use in their case. covering the big story erin breen channel 2 news. "now here's mike alger's first look at the pinpoint 2 forecast" conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts
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great basin. friday's high temperatures will approach record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts of cloudiness to pass over the great basin. friday's high record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on
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thanks mike. the reno police department says pepper spray triggered the evacuation of a starbucks in south reno. hazmat teams responded to the store on damonte ranch after four people complained of having trouble breathing. firefighters are still investigating where the pepper spray originated from. the store will reopen later this evening. in crime beat... reno police arrested a suspect in connection with a robbery in stead earlier this week. after a brief standoff... police arrested 39-year-old wesley ford from a home in stead last night around midnight. he's charged with robbery with a deadly weapon, grand larceny and possession of stolen property. police say he entered the maverick gas station on stead boulevard early monday morning and showed a handgun before taking money from the clerk. officials now say he was the one involved in an incident tuesday... as police approached his home where he lived in stead, ford allegedly stole a vehicle and fled police, resulting in 3 schools being
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officers thought the suspect in that incident was 19-year-old rylin wolfe-who lived with ford- but they now believe wolfe was not involved and it was ford all along. this is a photo of wolfe from an unrelated arrest. and reno police are also investigating a burglary at the junior achievement offices on tuesday. police say the suspects used rocks to break into the facilty on west 6th street after cutting a chain link fence. the owner of junior achievement says the thieves stole multiple servers... printers and phones. and the losses totaled thousands of dollars. if you know anything that can witness. retail theft schemes are getting more sophisticated in the truckee meadows...and it goes far beyond shoplifting. john potter shows us the "organized retail crime alliance" that's our stores. ken lightfoot has been fighting
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a sparks police commander, now as the loss prevention manager at scolari's. he says there's been a change in retail crime. schemes are becoming more sophisticated...of ten going online. lightfoot: "they'll take the merchandise that they stole and sell it on ebay, or sell it to another person who will sell it on ebay." and according to sparks police, retail theft these days goes far beyond shoplifting. rodrigue: "shoplifting, in the current statistic that i read recently, is only about 58% of the loss to retail. a lot of it comes from fraud, fraudulent exchanges at the store..." john: "there's id theft, and credit card theft. the recent sophistication in retail theft, means stores are seeing new trends from thieves. here at scolari's, they've seen people looking around the parking lot...for cash register receipts."
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receipt, i'll check on it and see what its worth what i think is a good amount of money. i'll then go shoplift it..." ...and then bring both that item and the receipt for a cash return the next day. the losses drive up costs for retailers, which then get passed along to you the consumer. rodrigue: "a lot of these groups are so sophisticated, that they'll actually send people out with shopping lists of what they need or what they want to be stolen." 8 years ago, sparks police started a program to share information among stores about what thieves are doing. surveillance photos are shared... rodrigue: "the photographs, as soon as they download the information, immediately gets distributed to the other locations and other retailers." what began with a handful of stores now numbers over 70. competitors working together, and all sharing the tricks of the trade.to outsmart today's crooks. covering crime watch, john potter, channel 2 news. you can also join the northern nevada organized retail crime
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and stop crime. the meetings are held every month at the sparks police department. the program also has its own website. you can hook up with that by clicking the blue button for the link, at ktvn.com looking around the nation... this morning, an all-star team of astrophysicists announced one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the decade. david reitze, laser interferometer gravitational-wave observatory: "ladies and gentlemen, we have detected gravitational waves, we did it! applause gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time predicted by einstein a century ago. for many years, scientists had indirect evidence of the existence of gravitational waves rippling across the universe. but now, an extremely sensitive instrument that costs more than a billion dollars actually detected one of these waves from
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black holes. the waves... which unlike light--pass through matter... may help us learn about what makes up our universe. ryan: here in victorian square, development on the fountainhouse complex is moving smoothly. i'm ryan canaday and at 5:30 we'll give you latest update on these apartment buildings. paul: "i'm paul nelson, 800 rooms at the nugget could be renovated now that the hotel casino is changing hands. we'll show you what other plans are in the works, coming up." hillary clinton and bernie sanders square off tonight in a presidential debate that could be crucial to their campaigns. i'm marlie hall with the latest, coming up." "you're watching channel 2 news... with kristen remington, landon miller, and mike alger's
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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welcome back. turning to campaign 2016... in less than an hour from now... hillary clinton and bernie sanders will debate each other again. for republicans, it's all about south carolina, where voters will head to the polls next week. marlie hall has the latest on the campaign from milwaukee. republican presidental candidates are turning on the southern charm in south carolina. florida senator marco rubio told a crowd in myrtle beach he favored a more respectful tone. rubio: "because when republicans tear each other up, democrats cheer. and when conservatives tear each other up, liberals cheer." across town, ohio governor john kasich made a humble request. kasich: "'if you like me, give me a
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call a bunch of other people." but polls show donald trump - the most confrontational candidate - has a commanding lede. trump: "it's a movement... it's a movement to take our country back." jeb bush questioned trump's motives. bush: "do you want an entertainer in chief? someone who will say what he wants to make it all about him?" the democratic candidates - hillary clinton and bernie sanders - will face off in another debate tonight debate here are the university of wisconsin milwaukee. professor kathryn olson/university of wisconsin milwaukee: "this should be a very important and exciting debate now that the candidates have drawn almost even with each other" university of wisconsin professor kathryn olson says clinton must connect with key voter groups. professor kathryn olson/university of wisconsin milwaukee: "she needs to show that she's passionate about what the voters she's losing to sanders care about. she can't just be knowledgeable about the policies, she has to show that she's in touch with the young people, the african american vote, the women." and those are exactly the groups with which sanders has been making gains. marlie hall, channel 2 news. and c-b-s political director john dickerson will moderate the
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south carolina's primary this saturday... coverage starts at 6 p-m... only on c-b-s. as a result we will not have a 6:30 newscast. and we'll also be streaming the debate online and will have a link to watch it at k-t-v-n dot com. and mike alger will have a look at your forecast, coming up next. everett barks but first... this excited pooch got to become mayor of the biggest little city today... how he got into office, after the
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welcome back... reno had a new mayor today... though briefly. mayor schieve: "yay everett! give me a hug! you made it! you made it! you didn't have to campaign that much!" at noon, reno mayor hillary schieve read an official proclamation naming everett mayor of reno for the day. the unique experience was thanks to his adopted parents, who recently attended the spca's annual charity event "an affur to remember". charlie hadwin/spca of northern nevada: "they bid to raise money for the spca and in turn they had their dog become mayor of
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after the proclamation everett appeared for several photo opportunities before heading to the s-p-c-a to be retired and get a dog bed, bowl and large bag of dog food. let's check in on the roads with our traffic reporter chaison dean in the alice 96 point 5 traffic center. look out for an accident on 395 and clearacre northbound and another southbound of 580 and 180 northbound. you're also going to want to expect some traffic slowdowns on 580 to 395 from moana to oddie. as well as on i80 from keystone to sparks blvd. "channel 2 news continues with chief meteorologist mike alger's pinpoint 2 forecast, broadcast certified by the american meteorological society!" conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts of cloudiness to pass over the
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record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts of cloudiness to pass over the great basin. friday's high temperatures will approach record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts
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great basin. friday's high temperatures will approach record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts of cloudiness to pass over the great basin. friday's high temperatures will approach record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the region next wednesday and thursday bringing high snow levels initially, which will drop to near but likely just above the valley floor on conditions will stay dry and quite warm through the president's day weekend, although the ridge of high pressure responsible for the aforementioned will be flat enough to allow variable amounts
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great basin. friday's high temperatures will approach record levels and will stay in the 60s throughout the weekend. there is increasing indication that a storm will move through the above the valley floor on thursday. brody gives the weather for
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thanks brody guiliano- "i spun the wheel. that was fun." plus...not only did guiliano flora go to a taping of the price is right-- but he made it on.. you won't believe what happened
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street
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and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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it's on a lot of people's bucket list to go see a game show... for many, just the experience is a prize within itself... but what about actually getting on? that's what happened to this sparks resident.. hear his story in tonight's someone 2 know. it was supposed to be just a road trip to southern california... giuliano flora- sparks resident- "i love to travel" until guiliano flora, a retired plumber went to a taping of the price is right....with his wife, sister in law, and niece cathy fischer-sister in law- "that was on my bucket list." prior to the show, guilano only watched the show one time.. guilano- "angela, she made me watch "the price is right" saying, 'you got to watch this so if you get picked, you'll know what you're doing.' so i watched it, and that was it." and you guessed it.. and guilano flora, come on down." uh, oh. who's that guy... alright..." guilano was picked...
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get to go down. then it took a life of its own." but instead of heading to contestant's row-- "see. here i was lost. i was unsure on what to do.." he went on stage. drew- "hey man. how are you? nice to see you.what's going on?. you're right down there." guiliano- "i didn't know what i was doing....laughs. despite not knowing what to do-- guiliano made it on stage--the legit way. "800 dollars. the actual retail price 859. guiliano. come on up here, buddy." guiliano- "i spun the wheel. that was fun." and believe it or not 55 for a dollar. he got... is he gunna get a dollar? a dollar! only saw the show one time. woahhh! yeah..
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cathy- "i was going 27. 27 27. and i went... yeah! drew- "give me a price without going over, for everything together. guiliano- 27 dollers... 27 thousand dollars. drew-gotcha. good luck." and the man-- who's only seen the show once-- won the whole thing. guiliano- "i won. laughs i couldn't believe it." "you're a winner... only saw the show once in his life..." a trip to napa-- a 70 inch tv-- and a new car.... everything vaulued at about 33 thousand dollars. he took the prizes...not the cash. "that's my wife!!!" "guiliano- "it was amazing. it was fantastic." it was an experience this sparks guilano has not received his new car, his trip, or his tv just yet.. it actually takes 90 days after the episode airs until he can get those prizes...that episode, by
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if you know somebody with an incredible story like guliano, email me lmiller@ktvn.com or message me on facebook. it's ktvn landon miller. ryan: the fountainhouse complex is expected to revitalize business in the sparks area coming up next, we'll tell you why developers are excited for the projects
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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"this is channel 2 news, coverage you can count on" "so right now we're right on time and right on budget." the fountainhouse complex will house ten multi family apartment units in the heart of victorian square. we have the latest on the development and the impact the housing is expected to have on the city of sparks. as money watch tops channel two news at 5:30. good evening i'm landon miller. kristen is off tonight, thank you for joining us. we first told you about the city of sparks approving the fountainhouse apartment project in may of last year. and the construction process began on the 236 unit complex back in september. ryan canaday joins us live in victorian square near the apartment buildings. ryan what's the latest on the

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