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campaign 20-16 coverage tops channel 2 news at 5. good evening, i'm jennifer burton. thanks for joining us this evening. the "first-in-the-west" caucus was held across nevada today. here are the latest results: hillary clinton has been declared the winner, with 52-percent of the vote. bernie sanders received 47- percent of the vote. this means that hillary gained 19 delegates. bernie earned 15. this is without any superdelegate results. there are eight superdelegates in the silver state. meanwhile, democrats faced long wait times as they arrived at some caucus locations. the turnout was much bigger than expected, especially since the democratic party allowed people to register for the event on-site. one legal observer said there didn't seem to be a large enough number of new voters to be concerned about double caucusing. we have team coverage of today's caucuses. ryan canaday was in carson city and he will join us in the just a minute. but we'll start with erin breen, who was all over the
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there today, wasn't it? that's a good word for it.... but really the problems were all with the checking in.... some who registered online had to wait in the general lines if they didn't have cell phones. and they could have used more volunteers helping, because the backlog meant for lines. and when i say lines...i mean serious lines... lines that crowded the hallways...wound around corners and led right out the door. lines that wore on those waiting in them. norma:"i thought it was a little disorganized and there was to use of automatic counting and technology that i think should david mandel:"the registration was slow they were all volunteers and they clearly could have had more training and practice i think." -----you go this way ..you go that way...- the caucus we were following was
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we moved. do we bring our chairs? the second room didn't work out either.....so we moved to the cafeteria. once we got settled there.. it went smoothly. there were a few undecideds to sway... urging ----okay times up. ----- ellen:" we had 140 people and both undecideds came over to the bernie side." doug:" it was a little scarey but they all had good points nad i'll vote for either one that gets the nomination." this political irony caught a few eyes. nathanial jones:"i got a few dirty looks when i came in but this is a knock off hat. i'm feelin the bern " it took longer to get in.... than to get through the process. and that concerned some. betty: in 5 minutes i will have been here for 3 hours this is the most ridiculous thing i've ever attended!" but there were those who felt it
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what it was set out to do. ellen:" i thought it was fantastic. such a great turn out. ellen: this has been phenomenal!" there were 14 precints at mcqueen high school today. and it was amazing how fast things went after the bottleneck of registration was over. covering campaign 2016 erin breen channel 2 news. thanks erin-- but that wasn't all the caucus action from today. ryan canaday was down at carson city high school earlier. he joins us now live in the studio. ryan what was the caucus like in carson? jen organized chaos was the best description we heard while we were down there. organizers believe more than thirteen hundred people filed through the doors at carson high to caucus today, which was way more than originally expected. "g through l" the lines just kept on coming at the democratic caucus in carson city today. "follow the signs down this hallway sir" as more than a thousand people came to support their favorite democratic candidate. support bernie and hopefully we
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than hillary people i really want hillary because i know she'll approve on the affordable care act. many of whom were caucusing for their very first time this is my first caucus, i've always done primaries new kind of interesting and different." others weren't so thrilled with the way the caucus was organized. my neighbors, some who i know, some who i don't all agree that we would rather be in a booth, where we are checking our nominee. everyone began the caucus process by registering at the door...they then split into one of thirteen separate precincts.. then once the final person walked through the door..the commotion died down...and everyone got down to business. "calm and somewhat organized, not back and forth too much at all." precinct leaders began by counting the amount of members in their group. "one, two, three, four" they would then split the room by support for bernie or hillary. "52 here, 38 here" after that, it was time for the
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determine the amount of delegates they could elect. "so the 2.3 for hillary, is rounded down to 2, 1.7 for bernie is rounded up, so it's two to two. and the delegate count ended up very close for all thirteen precincts. three pretty close to even, in our group hillary had a few more than the bernie supporters but it was very close to 50-50. but in the end, not even the long lines and commotion of cacucus day could keep could keep nevadan's from doing their part. they felt valued and part of the process and i think they'll do it again." it sure was a crazy and fun time down there in carson city today. be sure to stay with channel two news as we continue to follow caucus coverage and what the results mean for the state. covering campaign 20-16 live in two news primary season is heating up in south carolina -- as republicans cast their primary votes today. early results indicate it's a 3-
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marco rubio and ted cruz. craig boswell is at ted cruz's event in columbia. he joins us live with the latest...craig? cbs news reports that early returns show donald trump is leading in south carolina, but not by much. ted cruz and marco rubio are trailing closely behind .and at this point-cbs news projects any of the three could end up on top. polls show trump has been losing support during a week punctuated by a spat with pope francis. "i think he's a terrific person but it's all about illegal immigration. the border." earlier today, volunteers at cruz's call center were working to get out the vote. "it's crunch time, so you bring all your family and friends to vote too, ok?" today, cruz attended the funeral for supreme court justice antonin scalia. this week- south carolina governor nikki haley endorsed rubio which helped some voters make up their minds. "i really think it's up to rubio." jeb bush is in the bottom three. he greeted voters at a polling location in greenville, south carolina... with a message about
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"trump can't win, plain and simple." john kasich is out of town.campaigning to standing-room-only crowds in massachusetts ahead of super tuesday. craig boswell, cbs news, columbia, south carolina. craig, .....? thanks, craig! and as we approach super tuesday, be sure to stay with channel two news on air, online, and on facebook and twitter for continuing coverage of campaign 20-16. we're seeing some high level cloudiness this afternoon come up from the south, but other than that the weather is rather quiet. highs today were in the mid 50's. lows were near thirty degrees. sunday will be very similar. a weak system will move north of reno on sunday giving us some cloud cover, but we have lots of dry air at the surface. winds right now are fairly light, coming out of the
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we're seeing some high level cloudiness this afternoon come up from the south, but other north of reno on sunday giving us some cloud cover, but we have lots of dry air at the surface. winds right now are fairly light, coming out of the southwest at five to ten. we have an update to a missing douglas county. the california highway patrol found carolyn batchelor's car in the area of inspiration point overlooking emerald bay. officials are searching the area where the vehicle was located-- for batchelor, who-- officials say-- was last seen by her
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p.m. on february 15-th. batchelor is 5 foot, 7 inches tall, weighs approximately 180 pounds, and has shoulder length blonde hair and blue eyes. if you know where she is, call the douglas or el dorado county sheriff's office at the numbers on your screen. "supreme court justice antonin scalia was laid to rest, remembered for his devotion to the country, and god. i'm weijia jiang in washington with that
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looking around the nation... supreme court justice antonin scalia was laid to rest today. he was remembered as a man of faith, with deep love for his country and family. washington, d.c. church bells tolled for justice antonin scalia...as pallbearers carried his flag-draped casket into the basilica of the national shrine "let us pray." father paul scalia - the the mass and delivered the homily. his family." father scalia was on the verge
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dad's love for his wife of 56 years and the couple's nine children. "to have each other for support, that's the greatest wealth parents can bestow. and right now, we are particularly grateful for it." "scalia's funeral service was the first for a a preme court justice held here at the nation's largest roman catholic church. religion was an important part of his life." "it was a reminder that there were more important things in his life than the job he did every day. he loved his church and loved his country both." and, he loved his friends...says dick coleman, who went to college and law school with scalia. "it gets me when i hear in the the warmest, funniest guy i know." mourners from both sides of the aisle including vice presidents joe biden and dick cheney.and senator ted cruz came together...to say goodbye.
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meteorologist angela schilling will have a look at your
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we're seeing some high level cloudiness this afternoon come up from the south, but other than that the weather is rather quiet. highs today were in the mid 50's. lows were near thirty degrees. sunday will be very similar. a weak system will move north of reno
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some cloud cover, but we have lots of dry air at the surface. winds right now are fairly light, coming out of the southwest at five to ten. futurecast shows quiet conditions the next few days.
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strengthens on monday. we'll see a few clouds here and there, but it will feel very nice outside. seven day shows temperatures in the mid to upper 60's in the upcoming week. winds will be light too. we don't see some changes for quiet some
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it was a busy day for high school basketball-- as the regional championship games were played this afternoon... dallas will have highlights and
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northern nevada high school basketball as northern regionals played out... however the division 1 north finals still in progress up at spanish springs high school... for the girls they are in the second half... bishop manogue and reno meeting for the 5th straight year... at the moment... they are about to begin the 4th quarter where the miners have a commanding 61-41 lead. as for the boys it is the biggest little city versus the capital city as reno and carson are set to square off at 6pm.. we will have all the highlights coming up tonight at 11. the lower division games are done... lets start with the d 1-a boys... elko and south tahoe... 1st quarter... ethan strain blocks the shot... and sprints up court... as his teammate tommy cefalu will find him for the wide open transition layup.. vikings with an early lead... but here comes the indians... dustin baum's shot gets blocked under the basket... but he gathers it backs up and decides a three is a better idea... and it was... swishes it home... this one also came down to the wire as elko has now won 5 straight northern titles... 45-43.
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churchill county undefeated on the year... but lowry has something to say about it... down 9 in the 4th... comeback starts now... caitlynn cooper creates space and banks one in from under basket... that cuts the lead to 7... but with 10 seconds left the buckaroos down 2... and its alyssa kuskie... steps back beyond the arc and this girl has ice water in her veins... she nails the three... its the game winner... and lowry shocks the greenwave winning the di-a north 40-39. lets go to the division 4 ranks... mineral county from hawthorne and whittell from up at the lake... and whittells palmer champlin has a real nice shot... from beyond the arc... ker-splash... that gives the warriots a 1 point lead... and then this is not an instant replay... because from almost the exact same spot on the floor... chaplin spots up again... and another three that is nothing but net... whittell pulls away and win the division 4 north 60-44 as for the the girls... in the division 4 ranks... it is
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and finally the division 3 championships were played out in west wendover.. for the boys.... pershing county and yerington went to overtime... whree it was the lions winning 75-64... and for the girls incline tops west wendover by 2... 41-39. two words that gets sports fans in the silver state fired up.... nevada... unlv... as the two hardwood today... you might recall the nevada mens basketball ended a 2-game skid with the rebs back on january 23rd with a 65-63 win at lawlor events center. the the win was the pack's 4th in the last 6 meetings of the governors series....but this time the pack has to play in the rebs house. the pack is 4-3 on the road this
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the pack is 4-3 on the road this year...tip set for 7 at the thomas and mack center it will be televised on cbs sports network. the nevada womens basketball team hosted unlv in the play for kay yow game today... as they helped raise funds for the kay yow foundation... early on reed grad nyasha lesure goes to work and lays one in... pack up by 5... later its stephanie schmid... nevada's sharp shooter...dialing one up from distance and its good... at last look late in the third quarter unlv has a 44-35 lead.
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