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one official says the justice didn't feel well when he went to bed. when he didn't show up for breakfast this morning, someone went to check on him and found scalia unresponsive. the u-s marshals are conducting investigation at the scene. chief justice john roberts released a statement on behalf of the supreme court justices. -quote- "on behalf of the court and retired justices, i am saddened to report that our colleague justice antonin scalia has passed away. he was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues. his passing is a great loss to the court and the country he so loyally served. we extend our deepest condolences to his wife maureen and his family." end quote. meanwhile, politicians have been reacting to scalia's death with their own statements. on twitter, presidential candidates offered their thoughts. donald trump said "the totally unexpected loss of supreme court justice antonin scalia is a massive setback for the
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country!" ted cruz called scalia "an american hero". cruz also reacted by saying that the next president should name his replacement. marco rubio also expressed the opinion that the next president should name the replacement, but also shared a memory of seeing justice scalia defending religious freedom. he sent his thoughts and prayers to scalia's familiy, on behalf of him and his wife, jeanette. and be sure to stay with k-t-v-n and c-b-s news on air, online, and on facebook and twitter for continuing coverage. couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the low 60's with partly cloudy skies. there is more cloud cover to the north. high pressure will strengthen on monday. tonight temperatures
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this time of year. at seven am we'll be in the mid 30's. smooth sailing if you have any travel plans. we'll see more cloud cover in the afternoon. looking to campaign 20-16 bernie sanders has made his way back to the silver state, taking advantage of his time before the nevada caucus to speak with nevada residents.
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his series of campaign stops throughout reno ryan where did the senator speak? jen.. one of bernie's stops today was at the university of nevada in front of a packed lecture hall at an event called real solutions for real people. he discussed the importance of creating an economy that works for working families and his planned investment in jobs for young people. "applause" bernie sanders-"our job is to create a political revolution in which millions of people stand together." a handful of those people stood together today asking questions to both bernie sanders and senator cory booker who was there on behalf of hillary clinton. the questions ranged from their views toward ownershipp of public lands, to their support toward indigenous people. when we focus our financial resources from the federal government, they have got to go into those communities who need it the most and as often as not,
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but this was only one of a few stops for senator sanders today. he also spoke to a group of solar power activists..showing his support for sustainable energy. "we have a moral responsibility to transform our energy system away from fossil fuel and that's what people here in nevada have been trying to do." and shortly after..he adressed a larger group of supporters at a canvassing event. we surprised them in iowa, we surprised them in new hampshire, we're going to surprise them here in nevada thank you all." and he says with the hard work from his volunteers, he feels his campaign is ready leading up to the nevada caucus. "when we started here in nevada we were way, way, way behind but i think we're closing that gap and i think if there is a decent voter turn out on caucus, during the caucus, i think we're going to do very well." bernie's campaign trail continues tomorrow in nevada down in las vegas. these visits to nevada come one
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democratic caucus on february 20th. and the republican caucus which is shortly after on february 23rd. covering campaign 20-16 live in the studio ryan canaday channel two news. the ninth republican debate takes place on cbs tonight in south carolina a week ahead of that state's primary. donald trump and ted cruz will be center stage but the pressure is on another candidate to perform well. craig boswell joins us live from greenville, south carolina with
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before tonight's debate in from today" this state has been good to the the two men continue to attack tonight" "i think it's rubio" debate. "the fact is barack obama" "there it is again that 15
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woodard says the pressure is not just on rubio. this debate could be a make or break moment for any of the candidates, with the primary just a week away. what is the impact of the debate it's great 4 years ago newt gingrich won the debate and then won the primary 4 days later. in the primary could be forced to drop out of the race a helicopter crash in carson city sent two people to the hospital today the crash happened on the north taxiway at the carson airport earlier this afternoon. carson city sheriff ken furlong said the two people sustained minor injuries and were transported to renown. the airport was briefly shut down,
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the carson city sheriff's office is conducting a d-u-i compliance checkpoint tonight. it will be on william street, and-- in addition to impaired driving, the check point will be looking for driver's license and registration violations. this checkpoint is being conducted independently and is not associated with the joining forces campaign for this month. pope francis is welcomed like a rock star in mexico city. i'm adriana diaz, how he spent his first full day here, coming up." 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?
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campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you.
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pope francis is spending his first full day in mexico-- where thousands lined the streets to get a glimpse of the holy father. adriana diaz has more from mexico city. pope francis emerged saturday morning, to the roar of thousands. bells tolled as he rode on his pope mobile through mexico city. the holy father stopped time and time again to bless the sick and kiss babies. lila aldana and her mother traveled all the way from guatemala to see him on her mother's birthday. "it was a very exciting experience her with my mother. it was a blessing." at the presidential palace, a military band played during the pope's official welcome ceremony. later, the leader of the catholic church delivered a message of tough love to mexican politicians
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by privilege but to offer true justice and meet the basic needs of all mexicans. bridge: for many this is the place to be. crowds are camped out at the pope's residence. their best chance for a close encounter. ad: you feel his presence just by being close to hise residence? mc: yes of course the pope also met today with mexico's catholic bishops, urging them to show more transparency and fight against the evils of the drug trade. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. meteorologist angela schilling will have a look at your forecast later in the show... "life threatening cold temperatures come to the northeast with people being warned to stay inside. i'm brian webb in new
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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.
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...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. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. life-threatening cold temperatures are gripping the northeast with more than a dozen states under a wind chill advisory or warning. and the coldest temperatures are still to come. brian webb reports. at least three people were killed and several more injured in this multi-vehicle crash near bethel township, pennsylvania. the cause is under investigation but witnesses say it happened at the same time a snow squall was moving through the area. "people don't realize how dangerous it is because of the wind blowing you and people running in packs and it one
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everyone is involved." in the city that never sleeps, many new yorkers bundled up and braved the cold, windy weather even though they were warned by city leaders to stay indoors. "i want to emphasize to new yorkers how serious this situation is and how they should change their habits over the next 24 to 48 hours." "the arctic blast has already turned this fountain into a frozen popsicle. and even colder temperatures are coming to the northeast tonight. forecasters say here in new york city the wind chills will hit 25 degrees below zero." "its feels like you're inside a foxes feel right at home. the big chill won't last long. temperatures in new york and boston are expected reach 50 degrees by tuesday.
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couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the low 60's with partly cloudy skies. there is more cloud cover to the north. high pressure will strengthen on monday. tonight temperatures will be chilly, but not bad for this time of year. at seven am we'll be in the mid 30's. smooth sailing if you have any travel plans. we'll see more cloud cover in the afternoon. futurecast is quiet for valentines' day and early next week. just some mid and high level cloudiness. seven day shows mild weather through tuesday before a storm moves through late wednesday into thursday. we'll clear out on friday. highs will
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during the day. couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the low 60's with partly cloudy skies. there is more cloud cover to the north. high pressure will strengthen on monday. tonight temperatures will be chilly, but not bad for this time of year. at seven am we'll be in the mid 30's. smooth sailing if you have any travel plans. we'll see more cloud cover in the afternoon. futurecast is quiet for valentines' day and early next week. just some mid and high level cloudiness. seven day shows mild weather through
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storm moves through late wednesday into thursday. we'll clear out on friday. highs will stay above freezing in reno during the day.
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nevada basketball team is looking to avenge last month's loss to fresno state this evening. dallas will have
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back on january 6th the nevada wolf pack was thouroughly
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central valley losing to the bulldogs 85-63... in fact nevada spotted the bulldogs 12 points to start that game... today though the squads come into the game only seperated by a game in the mountain west standings... fresno state is coming off an upset victory over san diego state... while nevada is riding high after beating air force by 20. lets off the opening tip the wolf moments later... its tyron criswell going to work... he'll stop on the baseline and get the friendly bounce... wolf pack takes an early 4 point lead... then off a lindsey drew miss... cameron oliver grabs one of 11 first half rebounds... flips it criswell who lays it in off the glass... and then about 5 minutes in lindsey drew will get a shot to go... the short drive... stops at the free throw line and sinks the jumper... this one just underway in the second half. the wolf pack have a narrow lead over the bulldogs... 39-37... fenner with 16 points right
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points and 12 rebounds... we will have full highlights and post game reactions coming up tonight at 11. meanwhile the nevada softball team began their season 2-0 yesterday at the kajikawa classic in tempe arizona... today though they dropped their first game to the wisconsin badgers 3-2. they are playing boston college right now in game two. the division 1 north wrestling championships wrapped up today... up at spanish springs high school... 4 schools were separated by 5 points coming into the final day... before the championship matches referee les rasmussen was honored. he has reffed nevada wrestling matches for 40 years and will retire after next weeks state championships.
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championship match between spanish springs owen jones... and damonte ranch's gre ewert... ewert with an early advantage on the scoreboard and then he takes care of buisness himself... getting the win with the pin... matches still wrapping up... we will have full team results at 11. also the playoff brackets for the division 1 north playoffs are set... the boys quarterfinals are on wednesday. the reno huskies who won the high desert league will host douglas... while the number 2 team from the sierra league... bishop manogue will host mcqueen. the other side of the boys bracket features the carson senators the number 1 team from the sierra league hosting reed. while spanish springs... number 2 from the high desert league will host the defending d1 north champ galena. the girls will take to the court on tuesday... mallory mcgwire and the reno huskies have the number 1 seed in the high desert league they will host carson. while damonte ranch will take the sierra league 2 seed and play north valleys. the other side of the bracket features the sierra leagues
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looking to repeat as d1 north champs... they will host reed. while mcqueen will take on douglas. when we come back - angela will have a final look at our weather. you're watching channel 2 news - coverage you can count on. america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts... and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... we know... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy.
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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, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. here's what we're working on for
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we'll meet some local scouts who have attained the highest rank in scouting. we'll take you to the "eagle scout" court of honor in mogul as officials honor the accomplishment. angela's here with a final look at your forecast.... seven day shows mild weather through tuesday before a storm moves through late wednesday into thursday. we'll clear out
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential.
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families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. >> axelrod: breaking news, supreme court justice antonin scalia, dead at 79. the high court's conservative anchor found inside his room at a resort in texas. the stage is set in south carolina for tonight's cbs news republican debate. the final six candidates in their last face-to-face showdown
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a deadly pileup on an icy interstate, as temperatures in the northeast plummet toward record lows. and, why these kids from the class of 2032 have a million reasons to be thankful. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we begin with breaking news. supreme court justice antonin scalia, dead at the age of 79. scalia was the longest serving justice of the current supreme court and its conservative. his body was found this morning in a luxury resort in west texas where he had been staying. paula reid is in washington with the latest details. >> good evening. >> axlerod: what can you tell us? >> senior u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia died of natural causes at a ranch in southwest texas.

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