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in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past several days, but some foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most
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most if not all the rain or snow. gusty winds and rain in the mountain passes today? has it turned to snow yet? amanda ketchledge joins us live in truckee with a look at these weather conditions. amanda, how is it out there? kristen-- we aren't seeing snow just yet...but we are getting a few drops of rain. we also experienced the strong
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local residents and visitors told us about their experiences earlier. jason golden, los gatos ca: "it's been rainy and windy all day long. we stayed inside, and have been hunkered down watching movies and playing board games." john dagostino, calpine, ca: "big difference from yesterday and the last few days. nice and warm and now its 10 to 15 degrees colder. tons of rain coming. and we should be getting some snow overnight and tomorrow morning. that will make my drive to work a lot of fun." powerful wind lashed truckee today...bringing damaging gusts to neighborhoods causing several downed trees and power lines. the truckee police department tells us that crews worked quickly to clean up the damage, but they are getting ready for more winter weather coming their way. this weather isn't keeping everyone indoors- many visitors from out of town are coming to the area to experience the white powder, like jack steck from california.
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much more in favor of the cold than the hot. snow is always fun. playing in it. get all chilly and then go by the fire and have some warm drink of your choice." if you plan to head up to the mountains for the snow, be careful driving. several signs on the interstate are warning drivers to carry chains with them as this weather progresses. covering storm watch, amanda ketchledge, channel 2 news. turning to the crime beat... the reno police department is helping residents, owners and managers of rental properties to keep illegal activities to a minimum. it's part of the reno crime free multi-housing program. paul nelson was at the meadowood apartments today -- just one complex that is benefiting from the program. "the first line of defense for your good tenants is going to be you." cops working with property owners and managers. that's what this program is all about. the eight-hour class is required for any rental property with 40 units or more.
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motels, apartments, that sort of thing." the second phase is making physical improvements to the property -- with the help of police officers. things like landscaping, lighting, windows and security. karla "not only do we work there but we want everybody to feel safe, our tenants to feel safe. we don't want riffraff coming in and out. we want to make sure the tenants feel comfortable." every staff member of the meadowood apartments will eventually go through this class -- learning what can help eliminate crime. management here says the quality of residents is the most important factor. cindy "we have very stringent move-in policy qualifications. if you don't match them, you don't get in." the meadowood apartments have 500 residents -- and sands says they have noticed quite an improvement in the past few years. calls for service are down about 75-percent and questionable tenants have been evicted. cindy "this is a very friendly environment. we like to think of it as a community. we have a lot of children living here and i would now want to not have a safe place to have children and families." that's why officers say this is
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safer neighborhood improves demand and creates a more stable resident base, while lowering maintenance costs and increasing property values. lopez "the crime affects not just the police, it affects everyone in the community. so, by working together, we can try to prevent and reduce some of the crime." south lake tahoe police say two people have been arrested in california- suspected of a murder last month. yesterday police arrested 18- year-old tristen batten in vallejo... and then this morning 20-year- old harvest davidson was arrested in sacramento. both have been charged with open murder related to the death of dennis wright junior, who police say was shot and killed outside the beverly lodge on january 30-th while trying to sell marijuana. police believe more arrests are likely as the investigation continues. still to come on channel 2 news at 6:30... a new poll shows the state of the democratic race in nevada. how close hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in the silver
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in campaign 2016... the fact that nevada's democratic caucus is just days away has got high powered democrats pushing the need for voters to get out and take part in the process. nevada's senator harry reid was here today urging democrats to take part. and candidate bernie sanders says he feels confident nevada
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erin breen has the details. ----crowd raaaaahh------ there's no doubt that bernie sanders is known for drawing big crowds. erin:"but can you get those crowds to get out and caucus?" bernie:"that is what we call the $64 question." bernie:"we are doing everything we can to cover every part of the state...right now." the latest cnn / orc poll has the latest cnn / orc poll has sanders and clinton in a dead heat in this state....she is a few points ahead on foreign policy and women...he is a few ahead on anyone under 55. the result is a draw. but sanders feels his army of volunteers will deliver him a victory... bernie: i believe a large voter turn out and we'll do well...if not we'll struggle."
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participation is what will keep nevada high on the list as an early caucus state. harry reid:"it allows a diverse state to be part of the process. it's important to the country that iowa and new hampshire don't decide who's gonna be the next president." speaking in reno today he also said the caucus is part of the democratic process. reid:"it allows for direct participation of people...not silently in a voting both but in front of people..telling them what you want to happen....which is grass roots politics at it's best." sanders agrees wholeheartedly that it's all about taking part. bernie:"democracy is not a spectator sport. not waiting for someone else to do it...you do it. you get involved in the direction and the future of the country. not a billionaire or a campaign contributor ...you get involved int determining the
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democrats get their chance on saturday. covering campaign 2016...erin breen channel 2 news. and this afternoon sanders announced he will be holding a town hall friday morning at the be holding a town hall friday morning at the elko high gym... doors open at 8 a-m and it starts at 10 a-m. the same poll also found donald trump has a comfortable lead here in the silver state. the c-n-n/o-r-c poll found 45 percent of likely republican caucus goers back trump... 19 percent support marco rubio... and 17 percent favor ted cruz. ben carson... john kasich and jeb bush all polled in the single digits. and donald trump is scheduled to make a campaign stop tuesday on the day of the g-o-p caucus- at the nugget casino resort in sparks. doors for that event open at 10 a-m.. with the actual event starting at noon. for a link to r-s-v-p to sanders' elko event, or trump's sparks event, head to k-t-v-n
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mike will have a look at your
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hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ]
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counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. if you stepped outside today, you noticed the high winds throughout the valley. as we've learned before, strong winds can bring down power lines and tree limbs.
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aware of in northern nevada. in 2002 we saw eighty two mile per hour winds at the reno airport. this is the strongest peak wind gust recorded at the airport since 19-96. so what causes wind? it all has to do with a change in temperature and pressure. washoe valley is known for strong winds. edan weishahn: "if you can think of wind kind of like moving through like water does they can get funneled through those canyons and if you think about funneling water through a smaller closer then it moves a lot faster." the wind not only plays a huge role in the forecast, but also makes it feel colder on your skin.
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the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past several days, but some foothill accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will
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be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most
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the strong winds will slowly abate thursday, but the strong cold front responsible will bring snow to the valley floors and leave behind a foot or more of snow in the mountaintops. a mountain winter storm warning is in effect until noon thursday after which snow will decrease to showers. in the valley, accumulations could be limited due to the ground being so warm the past
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accumulations are possible above 5,000'. the strong winds of wednesday will ease somewhat, but will still be brisk, in the 15-25 mph range. as we head into the weekend, one more storm front will try to push through friday afternoon, but while the mountains could see some minor accumulations , the valleys should be shadowed out from most if not all the rain or snow. coming up in sports...the wolf pack basketball team is getting
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"now here's sports director garrett dearborn with channel 2 sports." the wolf pack men's basketball team is looking for a 3rd straight win tonight at san jose state. even though they sit at the bottom of the mountain west conference standings, the spartans are one of the most improved teams in the conference. 3-wins in conference play are 3-more then they had in the mountain west all last season, and the 8-total is 6-more then last year's final tally. they're much improved uh, they're well coached. they have
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really well. rogers is a guy that creates matchup problems cuz he can shoot the 3 as well as post up. and he puts it on the floor really well. they've got good 3- point shooting at the 4-spot and the 3-spot so at 3,4, and 5 they can hit the 3 ball. and they can score a bit in transition as well. tip set for 7....you can stream the game on the mountain west netowrk or on nevadawolfpack.t v. the division one north basketball tournament is underway the girls tipped things off last night with quarterfinal action, tonight the boys get things going... there are 8 teams left vying for the division 1 north title... top 2 teams will play in the state tournament next week... the favorite has to be the carson senators who went undefeated in the sierra league this year they also take the number 1 seed from that division.... they actually haven't lost to a
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year long... the number 1 seed for the high desert league is the reno huskies... they enter the playoffs on a three game win streak and were 14-2 in their division. so here is a look at the brackets... reno will host the 4 seed from the sierra league the douglas tigers... reno beat the tigers by 6 back in december. while on the south end of town bishop manogue the 2 seed from the sierra league will host mcqueen the three seed form the high desert league... the lancers topped the miners in overtime back in january. then the sierra league champs carson will host the reed raiders... the senators beat reed by 18 in late december... while the defending north champion galena will travel across town to face the high thanks garrett. next, mike will have a final look at your weather. you're
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you can count on. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. 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. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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of the weather the strong winds will slowly mountain winter storm warning is the past several days, but some as we head into the weekend, one rain or snow. your next newscast starts at 11 until then you can stay informed 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 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.
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>> hi, everybody. all this week, we're raising money for an amazing charity, shriners hospitals for children, and nothing would make me happier than to give them a ton of cash, so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to "millionaire." i am so glad you've joined us for this very special week, where we're raising money for shriners hospitals for children. every time someone gets to that $50,000 threshold, we're donating $10,000 to shriners hospitals and a fantastic organization that has transformed kids' lives by providing the expert medical
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their family's ability to pay. and you don't want to miss friday's show, because that's when we're gonna have a very special guest who will be donating 100% of their winnings to shriners hospitals for children. [cheers and applause] are you guys ready to go? [cheers and applause] all right, let's get this thing started. our first contestant has been growing his hair for 15 years, but today he's only a quick 14 questions away from the million dollars. from washington, d.c., please welcome brian newell. [cheers and applause] >> what's up, buddy? good to see you, man. >> how you doing? 15 years. >> 15 long years, a labor of love. >> that is a lot of patience. >> quite a bit. it is. >> but you look good, though. >> thank you. thank you. >> let's take a look at what you're up against. 14 questions, the money values

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