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state of nevada." raaah" while implementing that would be a whole other story...like most of his address...most in the crowd supported it. dave camp:"we thought it was agreat...we've liked him for a long time and wanted to support him." chris camp:"inpsirational! even better in personal...i really like his messagea and he's uplifiting it;s nice in these negative days to hear someone so positive." barbara jones:"he's a nice likeable guy but i'm really for ted cruz. mostly because of the immigration issue...and our security." and afterward he talked about the importance of winning nevada. rubio:" it looks like a lot of the folks who were supporting governor bush are now onbvoard with us and we have a lot of energy here right now...we feel good about it. " he plans to be in las vegas for the caucus tomorrow. covering 2 news. and fellow candidate ben carson spoke to a crowd of more than 400 at piper's opera house in virginia city this morning. the
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historical significance... the last time a president or candidate visited the city was in the 1800's andi guevara reports. carson "i can guarantee they don't like me ..." crowd laughs " dr. ben carson says he's proud to be a washington outsider carson "they began to realize that i'm not gonna play their games" carson had fans cheering when he described the flat tax he would implement if elected, how he'd strengthen our military and re- invest in our space program - all while reducing our national debt. carson "cutting back the size of the federal government, 4.1 million federal employees, tens of thousands of them retire every year, don't replace them carson proposed a health care system that would allow users to control their insurance money like a savings account. carson "if we use the money in the right way, then people will have what they need and for poor people, once they understand, it will be some much better than
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400 crowded piper's opera house to see dr. carson. many arriving before 7:30 this morning, waiting through a long line and security screenings. and all just thrilled to be there tracy schroeder, dayton "i think he's a calm person and will be able to talk to other world leaders and i think he's a smart man, i think he'll bring good business" gene munnings, carson city "he wouldn't be trying to divide us, he'd want us to unite together" kirk jensen, virginia city - "i think he's a very good man, a good guy all around, he just doesn't have the money to stay around with the big boys but despite what the polls or pundits say, dr. carson maintains he is not dropping out of the race anytime soon. carson "being quiet and mild mannered does not mean not strong and people just need to re-orient themselves and understand how that works covering campaign campaign 2016, andi guevara, channel 2 news and the republican caucus is tomorrow here in nevada
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be sure to stay with us for continuing coverage all throughout the night. this will be a very mild and uneventful weather week. a large ridge of high pressure is building in offshore which will deflect the energy of any pacific storms up to our north. temperatures will climb from the mid-50s tuesday into the upper 60s by the end of
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energy system moves in over the weekend, giving us only a slight chance of a shower on saturday. we have developing news out of central reno where washoe county deputies have a man in custody - after a car chase ended at the grand sierra resort. undercover a-cat deputies with the washoe county sheriffs office spotted two suspects - heading north on 395 this afternoon. with the help of raven and the nevada highway patrol, the chase ended at the grand sierra resort - where at least one of the two suspects has been taken into custody. the suspects were originally wanted in connection with a larceny case in carson city. washoe county, reno police, and the nevada highway patrol are all assisting at this time. we will bring you more details as soon as they're available. washoe county school police are
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winnemucca elementary school after some vandalism was found over the weekend. if you know anything about this incident please call school secret witness at 775- 329-66-66. highway patrol troopers have identified a woman who was killed in a fatal crash friday evening. troopers say 55-year-old melanie marnne-lawson was driving south on i-580 between college parkway and arrowhead drive when she drove onto the left should and overcorrected. troopers say her truck hit a concrete wall and she was hospitalized but later passed away. today the family of nevada state senator debbie smith announced a public memorial serivce will be held for her sunday. her memorial will be at sparks high school at noon. smith passed away yesterday a year after doctors began treating her for brain cancer. she was 60 years old. smith was first elected to the state assembly in 2000 and won a seat in the senate in 2012.
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flags be lowered to half staff through sunday in honor of smith. smith's family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations to be made to the dr. marnie rose foundation, which supports brain tumor research. we have a link to the fund that's been set up in smith's memory at k-t-v-n dot com. senator smith's seat will be filled during the general election in november. if a special session is held before then, the washoe county comission will appoint someone to it. still to come on channel 2 news at 6:30, cell phone recycling is a big business. we'll show you how to stay safe when sending in your phone for cash, next. "you're watching channel 2 news at 6-30 with kristen remington...lando n miller...sports with garrett dearborn... and mike alger's
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americans upgrade their smart phones every 18 months, that doesn't mean your old device is worthless. ky sisson spoke with a local cell phone recycling company and has more on how you can safely get top dollar for your smart phone.
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student matthew sterrett and business partner edwardo morales started "sell your used iphones dot com", they entered an incredibly competitive, 742 million dollar industry. but while big players such such as gazelle and usell.com dominate the market, this local business is getting a piece of the action. sterrett- "we saw that it was difficult to sell an iphone or ipad online and we saw that the cash rewards for it weren't that high and we kind of set out to fix it." through advertising on google, they have been able to buy and resell a few hundred phones before officially launching their company this month. customers agree to a price and send in their phones using a mailer provided by sell your used iphones dot com. once morlaes clears all data and refurbishes the device, they sell it on ebay. their motto...selling made simple. starrett- "we pretty much made it our goal to set up a better way for people to do that." they tell us building a credible reputation through professional mailers, a clean website, and
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fundamental to a cell phone recycling business. last year channel 2 reported on a cell phone trade company accused of scaming people out of their promised by back price. the company was investigated by the nevada attorney general's office. eduardo- "there are some companies that people send in devices that are worth $200 and they get a check in the mail for $15". morales is a certified apple technican and started buying and selling iphones as a hobby in high school to save up for college. morales- "i like to be able to help people get them for a more reasonable price because they are very expensive." and they are working to do just that by keeping their prices competitive and growing their reputation. covering money watch, ky sisson, channel 2 news. mike will have a look at your forecast next.... but first we'll take you for a tour of unr's newest building,
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the nevada republican caucuses take place across nevada tomorrow. we'll have a preview of the events... plus a look at the g-o-p candidates campaigning welcome back, the william n. pennington student achievement center is now open for business at the univesity of nevada campus. administrators say the nearly 45-million dollar building will help improve student engagement -- helping them earn their degrees. the 78-thousand square-foot building is located where getchell library once stood. it offers several student services under one roof -- that used to be scattered around campus in six different buildings. things like the math
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and advising centers, and veterans services. derek "because there's so much stuff there for students to use, that's probably what they're most excited about, seeing computers available and collaboration rooms for them to work in. that's something that they're really excited about seeing." the new building has two state- of-the-art classrooms -- and offers a place for students to collaborate, study, or relax. it even has a meditation and reflection room -- and a couple sets of social stairs for students to congregate. dowtown reno is getting trashed... but trashed in a good way.. check it out! today the city of reno began installation of 12 new solar- powered trash compactors. you may have seen them before - the city has about 20 of them already these bigbelly compactors will line virginia street through downtown - ultimately helping in the city's blight initiative. david bobzien, councilmember city of reno: it's less trash in the street downtown, it's harder
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them for to pull out stuff they want to find, so we end up with less trash on the street. " these trash compactors also contribute to a more energy efficient community. they run on solar power and when it's time to empty them - by compacting the trash, they require fewer pick ups - which leads to less fuel consumption and less pollution. this will be a very mild and uneventful weather week. a large ridge of high pressure is building in offshore which will deflect the energy of any pacific storms up to our north. temperatures will climb from the mid-50s tuesday into the upper 60s by the end of the work week before a low energy system moves in over the
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chance of a shower on this will be a very mild and uneventful weather week. a large ridge of high pressure is building in offshore which will deflect the energy of any pacific storms up to our north. temperatures will climb from the mid-50s tuesday into the upper 60s by the end of
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energy system moves in over the weekend, giving us only a slight chance of a shower on saturday. this will be a very mild and uneventful weather week. a large ridge of high pressure is building in offshore which will deflect the energy of any pacific storms up to our north. temperatures will climb from the mid-50s tuesday into the upper 60s by the end of the work week before a low energy system moves in over the weekend, giving us only a slight chance of a shower on saturday. the reno bighonrs sit a top the
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winding down... i'm dallas colodny and
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"now here's sports director garrett dearborn with channel 2 sports." the reno bighorns are one of the best team's in the nba development league this season...if you need proof check
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conference standings...dallas colodny went out to practice this afternoon, and found out why. when you go to a reno bighorns game you can pretty much expect them to break the century mark every time out. they are averaging 122 points a game this year... which is actually down from 134 points a game last season... either way that is still a lot of points because in comparison their nba affiliate the sacramento kings average 107 points a game. but the bighorns have already eclipsed last season's win total and the guys say their improvement has come on the defensive end. "we have just become a lot more clear and consistent in what we are going to do and i think that helps with the buy in from the players they like to know exactly how we are going to defend certain actions. we have also scrapped the press this year so we have just given up a lot less uncontested shots at the rim which has certainly helped our defense."
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the difference this year. last year we scored a lot of points, this year we score a lot of points but this year we keep the other team from scoring points too and you see the difference in our record." while most of these guys obviously want to get to or back to the nba, they say while they are down here in reno in the about that it is hard to play, you just try to play basketball, forget about whatever circumstances there are. we just need to stay focused take it one day at a time and try and get the nba will see it and if they want you they will call you. we have a lot of fun on the court together smiling laughing joking around... so it makes the team easy to play for and easy to play with i think that is why we are winning we are having a good time." the bighorns will look to extend their western conference lead tomorrow morning when they host the erie bayhawks at 11am dallas colodny channel 2 sports.
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next, mike will have a final look at your weather. you're watching channel 2 news coverage you can count on. mike is here with a final check of the weather this will be a very mild and
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>> hey, everybody. you are in for a treat today, because we've scoured the country to find the biggest film buffs alive and brought them here to play a special all-movie version of our game. that's right. it's movie week here on "who wants to be a millionaire."
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hello, everybody. i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. are you guys ready for movie week? [cheers and applause] this is gonna be a lot of fun. our first contestant says his religion is movies and having been to the movie theater 250 times in the past year alone, he needs the million just so he can keep worshipping the art. from coventry, rhode island, please welcome devon decker. [cheers and applause] what's up, devon? how you doing, buddy? >> hi, chris. good to see you. >> whew. >> i like the tie. >> thank you very much. it's my lucky tie. >> is it real, or is it faux leopard? >> oh, it's faux leopard. >> okay. >> i don't want to get peta upset. >> right, exactly. i don't want anyone throwing paint on us today. >> no, yeah, oof. >> no, i like the ensemble. you're looking sharp. 250 times to the movies. who inspired you to come here today and be on movie week? >> well, i've got to be honest.
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with my mother, and it's a half-hour drive, and i am talking about the movie that i saw the night before, so she has to listen to what it was, who was in it, the plot of the movie, what i'm gonna see because i saw that movie. so one day she picks me up from work, and she hands me a piece of paper that says, "'millionaire' movie week auditions." she says, "why don't we put that knowledge to use, son?" >> instead of just driving her crazy. >> yeah, exactly. >> all right. [applause] and i know your mom is here. we're gonna talk to her in just a little bit, but first, let me tell you what you're up against. 14 questions about movies with the money values growing from $500 all the way up to that $1 million prize. >> yeah. >> every question you answer correctly moves you one step closer to that top prize. remember, at any time, you can walk away with the money you've earned up to that point. if you give me an incorrect answer, you'll walk away with nothing, until you get to those thresholds. there's two of them, one at $5,000, then again at $50,000. you also have your 3 lifelines.

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