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facing after a weekend arrest. combating climate change. how nearly 200 countries plan to join forces in the fight against global warming. you're watching 8 news now weekend edition with patranya bhoolsuwan. the news of southern nevada is now." ((michael stevens)) > good morning... thank you for joining us... i'm michael stevens in for patranya. f-b-i investigators have now spent three days searching a lake for evidence connected to the san bernardino shootings. armed with metal detectors and protective gear... divers are working in 10 to 12 hour shifts... doing a grid search of the seccombe lake. its believed the two shooters.. may have thrown away a computer hard drive there the couple is accused of killing 14 people inside inland regional center more than a week ago. divers have found items during the search... but no word yet if the items are related to the case./// ((michael stevens)) > former county commissioner tom collins has found himself in trouble with the law once again. sources tell 8-news-now he was arrested friday...
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according to the booking records at the clark county detention center... a 65- year-old named clarence weldon collins was arrested for d-u-i around 8 p-m friday. our i-team says clarence weldon is collins' legal name. we left a voicemail with the former commissioner but he has not responded. collins abruptly resigned his post back in august citing family matters. and shortly after resigning... collins announced he planned to run for mayor of north las vegas in 2017./// gears now... make sure you grab a jacket before you head out the door today... as the windy weather and colder temperatures will be sticking around the las vegas valley. ashley conroy is here with a (( )) (( ashley conroy: our high today 57 degrees. it's going to be sunny early, but won't stay that way, clouds will be moving into our valley, and those winds are really going to pick up. we could also have some showers move into our area by tomorrow night. ................................ today that sunrise at 6:43am, we'll have our sunset tonight by
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expect winds to start increasing in our area... ................................ .. here's our neighborhood forecast... summerlin you'll be at 53 today, green valley/anthem in the upper 50's and centennial hills right around mid- 50's. don't anticipate these average temps for this time of year to stay, but after that weather system moves through our area, we're also expecting cooler temps valley-wide -- i'll have the full forecast coming up in later in the newscast./// )) ((michael stevens)) > a historic agreement was announced today about a worldwide plan to combat climate change. nearly 200 countries agreed to fight global warming by limiting greenhouse gas emissions... during a climate change summit in paris. they pledged to switch from burning oil, coal and gas to clean and renewable energy
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decades to come. (( president obama, "today we can be more confident that this planet is going to be in better shape for the next generation, and that's what i care about. i imagine taking my grandkids, if i'm lucky enough to have some, to the park some day and holding their hands and hearing their laughter and watching a quiet sunset, all the while knowing that our work today prevented an alternate future that could have been grim. )) ((michael stevens)) the plan calls for the global average temperature rise to be held to less than three-point-six degrees fahrenheit... and even lower if possible. while some argue the pact doesn't go far enough.... others believe it will restrict the u-s and other countries too much. the deal still needs to be ratified by individual governments before taking effect. /// ((michael stevens)) > partying smart. the simple tips from safety advocates... to keep you from ending up behind bars this holiday season. plus...
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how they fared against uc riverside... and when you can see them back inside the thomas and mack.///
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edition.>((michael stevens)) > the holidays are in full swing... which means the parties will be happening all month long. that's why safe road advocates are urging drivers not to get behind the wheel after drinking this season... to prevent tragedy from striking. 8 news now's mauricio marin explains what some are doing to stop more deaths because of drunk drivers. (( )) > ((sandy heverly/stop dui: "the carnage that we see from this is so senseless because it's preventable." )) the holiday season is something many people looked forward to. at the same time though...sandy heverly with the group stop d-u- i...worries about more lives being lost because of drunk drivers. (( sandy heverly/stop dui:
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perspective on how violent this crime is and how serious this crime is." )) she's seen firsthand the devastation victim's families are left to deal with when someone is killed because someone drank then drove. so heverly urges people to take a cab or choose someone to drive that won't be drinking. ((sandy heverly/stop dui: "the designated driver is the soor person not the one whose had the least amount to drink." )) on average--heverly says a driver gets behind the wheel 87 times while under the influence before they're ever caught for the first time. she says it only takes one drink to lead to potential tragedy. ((sandy heverly/stop dui: "the first drink that one drink starts the imperment process. it starts the imperament of your ability to make good jufements and reaction times has certainly strated the imerpament process." )) as people get ready to celebrate the holidays with friends and family...heverly asks people to think about the safety of everyone before getting behind the wheel. ((sandy heverly/stop dui: "we
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want anyone to suffer the senseless pain and grief and sorrow and all the suffering that goes along with something like this." )) /// ((michael stevens)) a new law went into effect this year charging drivers with a felony if they flee from the scene of a crash involving someone getting seriously hurt. which could land someone behind bars for up to 20 years./// ((michael stevens)) > another historic fight weekend. we're taking you to the mgm grand for the biggest moments from ufc 194./// (( )) (( ashley conroy: big changes to our weather later today... we could even see some rain. i'll h hve the full weather forecast coming up. stay with us.///))
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this is ((michael stevens)) > another stacked ufc card is in the books... and two new champions were crowned. conor mcgregor took on undisputed featherweight champ jose aldo in the main event of ufc 194 at the mgm grand. it only took 13 seconds for the irishman to walk away the winner... he knocked out aldo with the first punch he threw. in the co-main event... it was middleweight champion chris weidman looking to stay
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but it wasn't his night... and rockhold got the finish to become the new champion. ((michael stevens)) the runnin' rebels were also in action on the road at uc riverside. unlv rebounded from a tough loss at wichita state to beat the highlanders 73 to 62. the rebels are now 8 and 2. next up... the team is back at the thomas and mack against arizona state wednesday night... before heading back on the road for a matchup with arizona on saturday. ((michael stevens)) > wind and rain are on the way as we close out the weekend. ashley conroy joins us now with a look at the forecast... and what to expect for the start of your work week. (( )) (( ashley conroy: here's our weather headlines... wind advisory tomorrow, watch for blowing dust -- especially those high profile vehicles... we could have some possible raini showers and colder temps moving in by mid- week. ........................... our high today is 57 degrees we'll be sunny early -- but it won't last long -- we'll have increasing winds later this afternoon and those showers
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......................... here's our satellite radar map -- impressive view of all these weather systems around the western region of the u-s. the big story has been the seattle portland area and the continued rain and wintry mix affecting the area for the past week. ... ...................... ............... ... back in our area -- we can expect those wind advisories for both nye and clark counties -- lasting through on monday. neighborhood highs today -- 55 in pahrump, primm you're at 50 -- searchlight 56 -- and boulder city 60- degrees. .............. ....................... ... if you're looking up the mountain today, make sure to get out there early. the high is 44 degrees - going to be a cold one -- sunny this morning, but expect those gusty winds coming through in the afternoon -- and possible snow tomorrow night. ..................... we also have this great new tool on our website, just go to las vegas and go to sections, you have a whole list of places to check out in you're interested in skiing or snowboarding. ................
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winds tomorrow night and into monday morning -- mid-to low 50's for the next few days -- then temps dropping off to the upper 40's and cold at night -- cycling back up into the low to upper 50's by later in the week./// )) ((michael stevens)) > making a
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difference in the community. up next... hear from the latest "gr8 library" about the programs and resources offered there.
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((michael stevens)) > welcome back, today's libraries are about so much more about books. the library serves as a place to learn and grow... thanks to the resources available there. joining us this morning is the director of the north las vegas library district, forrest lewis. thank you for being with us. - tell us about the services offered at the three branches in las vegas - are there programs that are specific to north las
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popular within the north las
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- for those who want to learn more, where can they find that
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forrest lewis ((michael stevens)) > a holiday world record. what these kissing couples did to earn a spot in the record books. and it's a beautiful start to
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it's currently -- 37 degrees outside./// now, nevada's first
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couples met under the mistletoe in georgia this weekend. 201 couples joined hands and kissed for at least 10 seconds to set the guinness world record. the event was part of the "holiday in the park at six flags over georgia... during which the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with christmas trees and holiday shows and many of the park's most popular rides./// ((michael stevens)) that's all the time we have for 8 news now this morning.
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>> dickerson: today on "face the nation." nearly 200 countries sign on to a climate change agreement in
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and the winds are shifting in
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