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scalia made his mark during his three decades on the supreme court. he asked more questions and made more comments than any other justice - and was known for his outsize personality and brilliant legal mind. according to the us marshall service, he was found dead this morning when he didn't show up for breakfast at a resort in west texas. ronald reagan chose scalia for the high court in 1986, and he was its longest serving member of the current court. "we honor his extraordinary service to our nation, and remember him as one of the towering legal figures of our time." he was born to italian immigrants in trenton, new jersey. his family later moved to queens.. college took him to georgetown university and harvard law school. one of the staunchest conservative members of the court he was a strong advocate for gun rights, privacy and he consistently voted to let states outlaw abortion. in 2012 he talked to charlie rose about one of the court's most famous
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president george w bush taking the white house, instead of al gore. "in the national interest we have to get this over with" "the remedy to a case is always subject to the court's discretion and always depends on the realities on the ground." chief justice john roberts called scalia, "an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues." "his absence on this court cannot be overstated because it will change the balance on the court, it is right now 5-4. five conservatives, four liberals." his death enables president obama to nominate a third justice to the high court, but he may not be able to get past the republican congress before the next presidential election. omar villafranca, cbs news, dallas. meanwhile, politicians reacted 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
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conservative movement and our 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 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. in campaign 20-16.. bernie sanders made his way back to the silver state, with a series of campaign stops throughout reno. ryan canaday followed sanders today while the senator took advantage of his time before the nevada caucus to speak with residents of the state. ryan canaday-bernie sanders spoke at the university of nevada today in front of this
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called real solutions for real people. he discussed 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, that is the native american community 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
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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 continues tomorrow in nevada down in las vegas, this campaigning comes of course one week before the nevada democratic caucus which is next saturday february 20th, with the republican caucus coming on february 23rd, covering campaign 20-16, ryan canaday channel two news." and hillary clinton will be making her way to northern
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she will be at adobe middle school on jennings way in elko for a get-out-the-caucus event. doors will open at 8 a-m then the former secretary of state will travel to reno for a woman's health meeting at u-n-r. the event starts at 12:15 p-m. then she will be at truckee meadows community college for another get out the caucus event. doors will open at 2:30 p-m on dandini boulevard. to r-s-v-p to the elko or reno get out the caucus events, head to our website k-t-v-n dot com and click on the blue newslinks button. sparks flew at the ninth republican debate. the cbs news event took place in south carolina just a week before the primary that could help decide who becomes the republican nominee for president. craig boswell reports. the republican candidates took the stage and the first questions turned to the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia.
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will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice.. but the candidates argued it should be up to the next president. presidential canddiate "i would like the president for once to put the country first." but that consensus quickly turned to disagreements. "let me just tell you this - jeb is so wrong" things got heated between donald trump and former governor jeb bush over the war in iraq. presidential candidate "obviously the war in iraq was a big fat mistake." "george bush made a mistake, we make mistakes, but this was a beauty." presidential candidate "while donald trump was building a reality show my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe." "this debate could be crucial for the candidates. the south carolina primary is just a week away and may decide who continues in this race." senators marco rubio and ted cruz clased on immigration. presidential candidate "marco rubio consistently supported amnesty." presidential candidate "for a number of weeks now ted cruz has just been telling lies, he lied about ben carson in iowa, he lied about planned parenthood."
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"right now as a candidate he supports funding for planned parenthood" "you know you are the single biggest liar up here." voters go to the polls on february 20th. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the mid 40's with mostly 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 to upper 30's. smooth sailing if you have any travel
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cover in the afternoon. turning to the crime beat... sparks police is investigating a shooting death that happened late last night. officers were called to the 200- block of pyramid way for reports of a subject down with an unknown medical condition. the victim was transported to saint mary's, where they were pronounced dead. further investigation indicated that the victim died as a result of the gunshot wound. the victim has not been identified. if you have any information,
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49-hundred, or text 8-4-7 4-1-1. we have a correction to make from our 5 p-m newscast. we reported that the carson city sheriff's office will be conducting a d-u-i checkpoint tonight. the correct date is next saturday, february 20-th. 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. tens of thousands greeted pope francis before his first mass in the country. i'm adriana diaz in
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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pope francis celebrated mass at the basilica of our lady of guadalupe, one of the most holy sites in latin america. his message focused on hope and encouragement. adriana diaz has more from mexico city. before celebrating mass, pope francis blessed the entrance of the basilica of our lady of guadalupe. 5-thousand people attended the service...thousands more watched outside including this young boy. the holy father's homily touched on themes of his visit: poverty, drugs and immigration. afterwards he spent nearly 20 minutes alone to pray before mexico's patron saint representing the virgin mary. "pope francis said he and was coming to mexico as both a missionary and a pilgrim as his visit to the basilica displayed." "ad: what does that show to
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that he is with them." the pope's day began with an official welcome ceremony at the national palace where he delivered a tough love message to mexican politicians. he urged them to resist privilege and serve those in need. thousands waited to catch a glimpse of his popemobile. "it was very exciting experience here with my mother. it was a blessing." the pope will celebrate sunday mass outside mexico city at a field that holds nearly half a million people. city. angela will have a look at your weather forecast but first...
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the university of california and deutsche telekom hope to build a seismic network to track earthquakes - through smartphones. "my-shake" is a free app for android phones. the app uses sensors inside the phone to map earthquakes occurring near you. it runs "silently" in the
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my-shake provides information about recent earthquakes and significant historical earthquakes. the ultimate goal is to build a worldwide seismic network and use the data to earthquakes. couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the mid 40's with mostly 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
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year. at seven am we'll be in the mid to upper 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 stay above
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couldn't have asked for a better forecast today. so nice. current temperatures are in the mid 40's with mostly 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 to upper 30's. smooth sailing if you have any travel plans. we'll
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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 stay above freezing in reno during the day. coming up in sports... the nevada basketball team was looking to avenge last month's loss to
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back on january 6th the nevada wolf pack was thouroughly dominated by fresno state in the 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
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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. so lets head to lawlor. head football coach brian polian on hand with his wife laura... early on off a lindsey drew miss... cameron oliver would grab one of many many rebounds in this one... and then flip it to tyron criswell who lays it in off glass... pack up by 4. criswell had 13 points.... a little later nevada in transition and its dj fenner who gets too the hoops and drops in an acrobatic layup... he would lead nevada in scoring. right before the half... juwan anderson in the game because of foul trouble drives and dishes to elijah foster who looks like shaq throwing that one down.. nevada led 34-28 at the break. a good portion of the second half would belong to space camm... oliver another big throw down right there... nevada by 4. and then about a minute of game time later... he gets left all alone and from straight away three... ker splash... oliver had 20 points but that wasn't even his
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many as 13 in the second half... but fresno state clawed back in it. about a minute to go... marvelle harris hits a three to tie it at 63 and we go to overtime... in ot... harris and the bulldogs would jump out to a 5 point lead... but nevada shut them down after that... d.j. fenner on the baseline... the turnaround jumper drops through... pack down 3... then down 2... its oliver... creates some space and then pulls up and drills the mid range jumper... we are tied at 70... down the stretch it came down to free throws.. nevada up 75-72... criswell misses his... but cameron oliver grabs his 24th rebound of the night... that's right 24 rebounds... the bulldogs foul him... he would then hit his free throws to seal for the silver and blue.... 77-72 is the final in ot... that is actually the 4th overtime game between the pack and bulldogs in the last 9 meetings... d.j. fenner led
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career high... while cameron oliver a 20/20 game... 20 points and 24 rebounds... also tyron criswell had a double double too... 13 points and 11 rebounds... here is the guys after the game. "it feels good, getting the win celebrating in the locker room with our brothers it feels real good." "it means everything. i feel like when we lose by a big margin it gives us a big chip on our shoulder so we had to come with the intensity and come out with the win." "with this win we climbed to 3rd or 4th place something like that. it is a big win for us. we have to focus on the next game and continue with this momentum." the win actually moves nevada into a tie for fourth with the win actually moves nevada into a tie for fourth with fresno state... but a game out of second place... next up for the pack game 1 of a 2 game road trip... they will visit san jose state on wednesday at 7pm.. and you can stream the game on the mountain west netowrk or on
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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. game 2 also didn't go the packs way as they drop one to boston college 8-1... only one game for the girls tomorrow and that is against east carolina at 10 in the morning. coming up..... some high school wrestling champs were crowned earlier today.. i'll tell you
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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. here is the 106 pound championship match between spanish springs owen jones...
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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. here is a look at the final team scores... and its spanish springs winning the north with a score of 203... 2. carson 3. mcqueen 4. reno 5. damonte ranch 6. north valleys 7. reed 8. douglas 9. wooster 10. bishop manogue 11. galena 12. hug the green flag dropped on the nascar sprint cup season tonight... as they opened with the sprint unlimited an exhibition race at daytona... and there is some local interest in nascar this year as reno based natures bakery... the guys who make the fig bars... are sponsoring danica patrick for a majority of the race season... she wound up in a late crash and finished 11th tonight. as for the race. lets head to daytona beach... ok well the track is near the beach... anyways lap 23... and brian vickers subbing for the injuried tony stewart cuts a right rear tire... and slams
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collects 2014 series champ kevin harvick among others in the process.. they were all ok... vickers car a shell of its former self. about 3 to go now... and carl edwards and kyle busch are apart of another big wreck... aric almirola's 43 car turns into a very expensive lawn mower... that would set up nascar overtime... on the last lap as they enter turn 1... jamie mcmurray and matt kenseth get together that collects 5 cars in total including patrick... denny hamlin who led 39 of the 79 laps... was out front when the caution flew... and he would coast to his 3rd victory in the exhibition race... 58th daytona 500 is next sunday. nba all star festivities... 3 point contest featured the splash brothers... steph curry and klay thompson. curry in the finals... gets 23 points... and puts the pressure on his warriors teammate. but on the final rack of balls thompson on fire... they are all worth 2 points and he sinks all 5 of them... too win it. actually hit 8 in a row... they aren't called the splash bros for nothing. and how about the dunk contest... orlando's eron
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stuff the magic dragon and hammers it home... so nice we need to see it twice.. he dunks from a seated posistion... its over right? not if the defending champ zack levine had anything to say about then angela will have a final look at our weather. you're watching channel 2 news - coverage you can count on. the mom...who dresses two kids, gets to work by 8:00... and always manages to give them a healthy lunch. the newlyweds seeking out wholesome meals
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the guy who finally decided to kick 35 years of bad snacking habits. you inspire us to do everything we do... ...for goodness' sake. today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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