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parking is a standard practice for hotels and resorts across the country. the change will effect 11 of the on the strip. fee. (( gordon absher/mgm resorts international: "were going to introduce fees that are far below what most other markets are charging. we don't have the full schedule of fees right now but have committed overnight self parking at all our resorts will be 10 dollars or less." )) ((mauricio marin)) one of the reasons m-g-m says this is necessary is because we've seen an increase of people visitng las vegas in cars. and with more people visiting the strip for entertainment and nightlife experiences---ins tead of gaming--addition al parking is necessary. ((mauricio marin)) coming up at six...we'll compare how much these parking fees are compared to other cities in the country. and how there still could be free parking for some. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// mauricio...what are people saying about the change to
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parking? ((mauricio marin)) some folks aren't happy about having to shell out more cash to stay on the strip. while others understand that the company has to make profit to stay in business. back to you./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a valley walmart is among the hundreds of locations around the world set to close this month. the valley store is located near nellis air force base... on nellis and craig. according to today's annoucement this walmart will close on sunday. the company says a total of 269 stores will shut down... affecting some 16-thousand employees. walmart says this is all part of their strategy for long term financial success. we talked to some local walmart custormers who aren't too happy about the news: ((reginald wilson walmart shopper "it's going to be a big inconvenience. gunna have to go all the way, you known, other side of town to go to the next walmart.
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)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > right now there are 33 other walmart stores throughout southern nevada./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and since this story first broke our viewers have been weighing in on the move on our social media pages. -lisa r's wrote " not sure why they are closing the one on nellis. demographics probably show walmart is needed in this area over other vegas neighborhoods? if they had better customer service maybe they would have better sales!" -yvette elde said "walmart is needed in that area but due to the amount of theft that happens there it's not cost effective to keep open"/// ((paul joncich)) > ((tedd florendo)) >winds picked up this morning and have been breezy all day,
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the north that are more prone to those north breezes. ............................... ....... taking a look outside still some double digit winds but not strong enough for an advisory, more just annoyance winds. winds will start to decrease more through the evening and should be down to single digits by late tonight. ........ regional winds also breezy at times from mesquite down to laughlin. teens and breezes also for the southern great basin this afternoon with calmer winds also reionwide overnight. ............................... ........... if you joined us for 8 news now at 11 i mentioned some of us had a chances of a.m. sprinles to brief showers and that's exactly what we saw. more snow in the mountains too. clear quickly though as we said clouds, then sun later. ............................... ............... hour by hour shows breezes calming down. chilly again by late evening. probably 45 by our 11 o'clock newscast. two suspects are on the run after a police pursuit resulted in a pedestrian getting hit. around one o'clock, metro responded to a residential burglarnr rainbow boerdd alexander road.li y they tried to pull er aec fitting thespects deription but thehle did not stop.during the pursuit the suspects' vehicle jumped the curb and hit a pedestrian.right now the pedestrian's
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we have a reporter heading to the scene and will bring you more details in our later newscasts./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a woman attempting to take her own life on a valley bridge caused some serious delays earier today. around 7 a-m ... n-h-p shut down u-s 95 at lone montain after a woman was seen standing on the edge of an overpass. crisis negotiators were called in and the woman eventually surrendered. she was taken to the hopital to be evaluated. police say the closures and delays were a small price to pay to save a life. ((michael rodriguez/ metro at the end of the day, the most important thing is public safety, and we realize that some, many people will be inconvienced we need to save someone's life and that is what we were working to do in this circumstance. )) ((paul joncich)) police say the woman will not be facing charges...right now it's unclear what led to her being on the bridge. /// ((paul joncich)) > a suspect is on the run after a shooting that killed one man man and seriously hurt another. metro police responded to the call just after seven last night
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washington avenue and rancho drive. they say they found 76 year old bacilio garcia vasquez shot several times. another man was taken to u-m-c with a gunshot wound to the head. metro says both victims went to a home in the area over some dispute.. and a person in the home shot them. police are still searching for the shooter. if you have any information on this you're asked to call crimestoppers./// ((paul joncich)) > a remarkable story out of dessert oasis high school ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) coming up, chris maathuis explains how one student's will to never give up his dreams of being on the basketball team.... is inspiring the student body both on and off the court./// <
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now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > one of the great things about sports are the inspiring stories behind the athletes. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) they can encourage, unite and even remind us what's really important about sports.
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school when senior ron chan united a student body with something as simple as a basket. ((chris maathuis)) it wasn't just any basket. that would be too easy. it took ron 3 years of waiting, working and never complaining. as a teenager with austism, ron worked as team manager.. until this year. ryan fretz/coach; "we knew last year at the end of the year we were going to put ron on the roster this year, if we had to have 15 on the roster and make him 16, he'd been on the roster." ((chris maathuis)) chan may never play an entire game, his role isn't about minutes. this 17 year old bring something more valuable. he may fall, but always gets back up... his inspration is contagious. terrell williams/guard;"ro n is always out here, putting all his effort in, working harder then all of us." tyler mcclendon/center; "he's always there for us when we need him, love his enthusiasm, moral he's always there." aamondae coleman/forward; "he's one of the nicest people i know, he's always upbeat, picking us up as a team. always offering us snacks when we don't even ask him." ((chris
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oasis will forget the night a few weeks ago when ron chan was more then team manager. coach ryan fretz put ron and he delivered.... scoring his first points ever. ron chan/ star of the game; "i made two shots... i made four points." ((chris maathuis)) nobody in the gym will forget that night... ron was more of a teammate then he ever dreamed... he scored. his team won. ron; "they'd never quit unacceptable. ((chris maathuis)) and those closest to the program know there's more to ron than handing out towels and water... he keeps em smilin' and makes it fun.. and really is that what sports should be all about. "what's the coolest thing about having ron on the team... he's a dancer.. hit it ron.. cheering on ron as he dances." ((paul joncich)) > a search for
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the efforts underway after two military aircraft crashed in mid air and how witnesses are describing the mid-air collision./// announcer: now nevada's first
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the search is on for survivors... after two military aircraft collided in hawaii. it happened late thursday off the coast of oahu. the coast guard says the planes involved were from the 1st marine aircraft wing. a total of 12- people were on board. witnesses in the area say they heard a loud boom over the water and saw a big flare in the sky. according to officials..an empty life raft was found earlier today but no one was on board./// ((paul joncich)) > the stock market ended the week with another steep decline. the market plunged hundreds of points right from the opening bell. and ended up losing 390 points. investors took their cue from the oil market after prices slumped below 30-dollars a barrel....the lowest level in 12-years. falling oil prices have already led to hundreds of thousands of
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signs of an economic slowdown in china have also rattled the markets. a slump in the world's second biggest economy could lead to a domino effect around the world. (( (guilfoyle) for the average investor, you probably shouldn't check your 401k right now because it's going to put you in a bad mood.)) ((paul joncich)) > with the dow losing more than a thousand points since the beginning of the new year... the market is on track for its worst month since the financial meltdown in 2009. //// toss to weather < tedd florendo >((clouds this morning and more sunshine later in the day just like we said it would. breezes still around some neigbhorhoods this afternoon with those winds decreasing more late tonight. we're slighly warmer than yesterday at this time. ............................... .......... temps in the high 50's around the region with milder temps
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where we're lower in elevation. staying cool up in mount charleston and the northwest sections of the valley where we're more wind prone with those north breezes. ............................... .................... regional temps also staying cool from mesquite down to laughlin. mild though in laughlin and death valley at this hour. cooler in the central sections of the state and way up in ely already cold by afternoon. ............................... ...................... so the system is tracking now to the east in the four corners region. frontal wind came in and we had a few brief shower/sprinkle s this morning and we knew that wouldn't last. next system already affecting the west coast with rain again in northern california and expect more clouds for us. shower chances very slim over the weekend. ............................... ................... over to the east the low that formed in the gulf of mexico is gaining strength and moving up the eastern seaboard.
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but according to futurecast it will mostly stay all rain. with some snow in upstate new york and norther jersey. normally this would be all snow since we're in januarly. it'll change more to snow as it clashes with cooler air in main and vermont. great for the ski resorts. ............................... ........................ so here's the forecast. 38 overnight and chilly with more clouds developing and winds calming overnight. could still see some neighborhoods to the north stay a little breezy. tomorrow look for a high of 57 and mostly clouds light winds expect and near average ............................... ...................... recreation forecast showing 44 up on mount charleston with plenty of clouds. red rock 52 and snow chances very slim tomorrow. ............................... ............. lake mead near 60 tomorrow with mostly clouds and light winds. 61 for laughlin by afternoon.
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............................... ................ extended forecast more sun on sunday. clouds for mlk holiday and tuesday some showers are possible. temps stay about average and slightly above next week ))> ((paul joncich)) > first it was cones, now the whole road is shutting down. traffic anchor demetria obilor explains why a bridge will close for three months starting monday. in today's "what's driving you crazy?" demetria obilor: > bruce says, "there's a sign posted stating that south stephanie street will be closed january 18. they've just finished a major repaving of this street and a closure makes no sense. " the stephanie street bridge over us 95 will shut down for 90 days beginning monday, january 18.
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detoured around the area using russell road and galleria drive. this $18.5 million project started last june and is scheduled to wrap up this april. when all is said and done, there will be a new two-lane bridge on stephanie street over us 95. stufflebeam avenue will be expanded, so it intersects with stephanie. pedestrian and bicyclist access will be improved on both routes, as well. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > getting competitive with robots. ((paul joncich)) how one program is making school fun again as some local students get hands on experience building robots.....///
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students are flexing their creative muscles with robotics.. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) they're designing and developing robots, for a competition... brian loftus has the details in today's "what's cool at school!" ((brian loftus)) fourth-and- fifth graders at twitchell elementary are beyond busy - in full preparation mode for a robotics competition. they need to make sure their robots, or bots, are ready to perform on the big day stacy carpenter co-chair of robotics club "they started with miniscule pieces and parts, and now they have this robot, and it does things, and they've coded it - and it works....so i think they've really felt like they accomplished a lot together already." ((brian loftus)) the competition is weeks away, and the goal for the bot is to be able to complete various tasks - like rolling up and down ramps, and using it's claw to pick up a ball, and make a shot collin moxley 5th grade "you have to have the right sensitivity, so you can still make precise adjustments so you're not way off on on one side of the ball
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these are student ideas and designs! strategy is utilized as they iron out details, and,the excitement for their bot to maybe stand out, builds with each day... demi lira 5th grade "excited, and nervous...cause i don't know if the robot is going to fall, or if its gonna work properly." ((brian loftus)) those feelings all a part of the preparation process, and it's that process....the collaborative teamwork to achieve a goal, that has impressed their teachers stacy carpenter co-chair of robotics club "they're proud to walk in and say....that's my bot, it may break down today, but boy we had an amazing time trying to get here." demi lira 5th grade "we get to work with different people and we get to cooperate and the robots are really fun to work with." samuel chen 4th grade "we all try to make it the best it can be, so when we actually figure it out, we try to make it even better than that." ((brian loftus)) while we were there, one bot briefly malfunctioned. ((brian loftus)) we witnessed students interacting with
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high-schoolers from coronado, to work through the problem together. they quickly found a fix. collin moxley 5th grade "learning how to program it with the software can effect you to understand actual programming." stacy carpenter co-chair of robotics club "it's a huge learning curve for all of us the teachers and the students, and they've really run with it, and i've just been proud of them for persevering and working through the failures and attempts that havent worked....they're coming along!" ((brian loftus)) this is another example of kids so engaged with the material, so excited about a project...that school becomes fun! collin moxley 5th grade "where else in school do you get to play with legos!" demi lira 5th grade brian: "what is the thing the robot is doing that you're most proud of?" demi: "ugh....that it's actually working!" ((laughing)) ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school ((paul joncich)) > could we be
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runner? ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) we take a look at has presidential candidate to ted cruz inching his way to the top of the polls. and how some are responding after his controversial comments during last night's debate.
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has the lead among republicans vying for the nomination. ((paul joncich)) but as we get closer to the first caucuses - one candidate is getting closer to trump. weijia jiang is following ted cruz on the campaign trail to find out how the texas senator has risen up in the polls. >hundreds of ted cruz supporters showed up in columbia, south carolina to hear the texas senator's pitch on why he should be the next president. ( sen. ted cruz/(r- tx) presidential candidate) "the very first thing i will do, on the first day in office, is rescind every single illegal and unconstitutional executive order." (cheers) cruz is threatening to knock donald trump out of the top spot in the polls. on thursday night he attacked the billionaire businessman-- and his hometown values --during the fox business network's debate. (sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "the values in new york city are socially liberal, are pro- abortion are pro-gay marriage, focus around money and the media." the new york daily news responded with this front- page headline - "drop dead ted!" - "go back to canada" - referring to his birthplace. but cbs news political director
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comments weren't meant for new yorkers. (john dickerson/cbs news political director) "he's talking to evangelical voters in iowa." (weijia jiang/cbs news/columbia, south carolina) and to evangelical christians here in south carolina. they make up 60 percent of registered voters in the palmetto state's republican primary. "as the scripture says, ye shall know them by their fruits." 25-year-old erin derrick calls herself an evangelicl christian and a cruz supporter. (erin derrick/south carolina voter) "you know, the person doesn't need to agree with me on every theological issue but to know that they do have faith and they are committed to that." despite cruz's appeal to christians - he still trails trump in the polls here. weijia jiang, cbs news, columbia, south carolina.// ((paul joncich)) > meanwhile new york mayor bill de blasio is weighing in on cruz's comments: ((i just want to say on behalf of all new yorkers, i am disgusted at the insult that ted cruz threw at this city, and its people. and the bottom line is he does not understand, in the least,
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((paul joncich)) the mayor criticized cruz for raising money and borrowing money from companies and people in new york city... and then questioning the values of the people there./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > republican candidate carly fiorina will be in las vegas this week. she will hold an event sunday at the siena community association at 11-a-m. fiorina did not take part in last night's prime-time debate because her poll numbers were not high enough to qualify./// ((paul joncich)) > ranking the threats to our state. today, nevada's homeland security commission began the process of prioritizing the areas that need the most attention. lieutenant governor mark hutchison, along with sheriff joe lombardo and other elected officials joined governor brain sandoval via video conference to begin the process of prioritizing this year's threats. it's important because the ranking effects the amount of funding and attention the areas will recieve in the coming year. last year, the top area of concern was cybersecurity. ((lt. gov. mark hutchison: "if cybersecurity is not addressed and we don't make that a priority so many of the infrastructure and the data processing and communications
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all the things that we rely on for day to day life can be at risk, so cybersecurity is becoming more and more imporant in today's dangerous world.")) ((paul joncich)) and cybersecurity could very well be year. commission members learned more area./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it has been nearly two weeks since a group of armed protesters took over malheur national wildlife refuge in oregon. it's all to protest what they call government overreach when it comes to federal lands. a spokesperson for the protesters shed some light on what will get them to stand down. (( "we would like to as the fbi to go home. you'll notice who has guns around the school and public buildings. it's not us, it's the federal government. they're fear mongering. they're uh..we want them to quit acting this way and quit acting as militia and stirring up fear.
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get along with our business and get out of here quicker if you go home. take your guns away from the schools, take down your barricades. this isn't russia, this isn't the berlin wall.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > ammon bundy...son of controversial nevada rancher cliven bundy, and others started out protesting the sentencing of dwight hammond and his son steven. the two ranchers were convicted oregon. federal, state and local law enforcement are keeping their eyes on the occupation but have not taken action to remove the armed group.//// ((paul joncich)) > france's health ministry says one person is brain dead and five other patients are in the hospital after something went wrong during a drug trial. the french health minister says 90 people took part in the experimental testing that involved varying doses of an oral painkiller.
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at the biotrial laboratory.. the french company specializes in clinical studies. (((marisol touraine, french minister of health) "their state is serious for them to continue to be hospitalized, there are various cases according to the patients concerned. that as regards... i'm not able to say more about the medical condition of these patients." )) ((paul joncich)) > the biotrial website says it has 25 years of experience with clinical trials. so far the drug that was being tested has not been named./// ((paul joncich)) > creating art with the help of machines. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) how one aspiring artist is using artificial intelligence to create incredible paintings... and what's giving these one of kind pieces a human
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announcer: you're now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > have you
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artistic but just don't have the time? ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) one virginia artist was faced with that same dilemma... so he created a robot. weijia jiang has the story. >it's a work of art ten years in the making. not the painting - the robot. pindar van arman has spent the past decade developing the gadget that uses artificial intelligence to create one of a kind portraits. (sot pindar van arman/technology artist) "this was before i figured out how to make smooth curves//in the newest one i got it all figured out. it just took a couple of years." robot is messy. (sot pindar van arman/technology artist) "you can see paint dripping and it's a mess and that's what makes it much more interesting than a printout or a photo." (stand-up bridge weijia jiang/cbs news/tysons corner, va) "the robot can paint on its with it. as i use my finger to trace this picture on a tablet the robot is translating my movement into brushstrokes." (sot pindar van arman/technology artist) "i used
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this art was to make a beautiful canvas// and i totally misinterpreted what was important about this." dave lekuch isn't an artist but he's teamed up with the robot to create several portraits. they're a big hit with his wife. (sot dave lekuch centreville, va) "she loved it, she was ecstatic.// it's something different than the stuff that's out there" it can take up to a day to complete a piece of art. van arman wants to develop a faster model with two arms. (sot pindar van arman/technology artist) "it will look ridiculous, it will make a big mess//a lot of technical challenges but the end result is going to be something that i hope is fun to use." an evolving art form - one stroke at a time. weijia jiang, cbs news, tysons corner, va/// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > with the help of a recent kickstarter campaign, pindar is now completing his fifth robot, which he says will paint even faster than the current model. /// ((paul joncich)) > a spacewalk was cut short outside the international space station today. the walk by european astronaut tim peake and u-s astronaut tim
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nasa said the walk had to be cut short because of "a small amount of water" in kopra's helmet. the two did have enough time to complete their main task: unbolt the station's failed regulator and install its replacement. the walk made peake the first astronaut to walk in space as an official british astronaut./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the healing power of a four-legged friend. ((paul joncich)) how a children's crisis center is recruiting a special dog to help some kids get through tough times.///
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at 4. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > kids
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are getting some much needed love from a 4 legged friend! that's what's happening at the children's center in saint louis. the staff has recruited the help of reka, the do to help kids as they recover from their traumatic experiences. the playful dog sits with children as investigators interview them. reka's handler says the dog helps take the edge off and creates a more playful environment for kids to open up: (((amy/reka's handler) "kids come into a place and are about to describe the horrible things that have happened to them and they usually get distracted by reka and they're excited about meeting her instead of worrying about telling their story." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > reka's handler amy has experienced her healing power first hand. she's says the dog helped her and her daughter after they were both victims of an assualt./// ((paul joncich)) > during every unlv home game a standout clark county teacher is honored. it's a person who is making a difference in the lives of our children. here's sports director chris maathuis with today's teacher of the game.
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of channel 8, unlv, mgm resorts, clark county school district and silverstate schools credit union... i'l pleased to announce christina buckner as our teacher of the game. mrs. buckner teaches without rewards at se career technicalk academy.... so she was surprised at the nomination. but well deserved. christina buckner/teacher; "shocking i really am because there were many that put in for it and i was just thinking about that , i wonder who got it." you could incorporate words like enhance, encourage and motivate to describe buckner's teaching techniques. she teaches spanish.. and is the national spanish exam state coordiantor. christina buckner; "all my student speak spanish, what i do is teach them to read and write it and get them ready to take my ap spanish class and if they pass it they get college credit. buckner not only teaches she puts together overseas trips allowing students to explore the word. christina buckner/teacher; "seeing them succeed and they come back and say mrs. buckner i'm doing good, i'm in college passed my ap exam and just everything, i love
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all part of her desire to become the best at helping kids.. and she's certainly making a difference and that's why christina buckner is our teacher of the game./// toss to weather < tedd florendo ((clouds this morning and more sunshine later in the day just like we said it would. breezes still around some neigbhorhoods this afternoon with those winds decreasing more late tonight. we're slighly warmer than yesterday at this time. ............................... .......... temps in the high 50's around the region with milder temps over to east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation. staying cool up in mount
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sections of the valley where we're more wind prone with those north breezes. ............................... .................... regional temps also staying cool from mesquite down to laughlin. mild though in laughlin and death valley at this hour. cooler in the central sections of the state and way up in ely already cold by afternoon. ............................... ...................... so the system is tracking now to the east in the four corners region. frontal wind came in and we had a few brief shower/sprinkle s this morning and we knew that wouldn't last. next system already affecting the west coast with rain again in northern california and expect more clouds for us. shower chances very slim over the weekend. ............................... ................... over to the east the low that formed in the gulf of mexico is gaining strength and moving up the eastern seaboard. yes this a nor'easter. but according to futurecast it will mostly stay all rain. with some snow in upstate new
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normally this would be all snow since we're in januarly. it'll change more to snow as it clashes with cooler air in main and vermont. great for the ski resorts. ............................... ........................ so here's the forecast. 38 overnight and chilly with more clouds developing and winds calming overnight. could still see some neighborhoods to the north stay a little breezy. tomorrow look for a high of 57 and mostly clouds light winds expect and near average ............................... ...................... recreation forecast showing 44 up on mount charleston with plenty of clouds. red rock 52 and snow chances very slim tomorrow. ............................... ............. lake mead near 60 tomorrow with mostly clouds and light winds. 61 for laughlin by afternoon. low dropping to the 40's overnight. ............................... ................ extended forecast more sun on sunday. clouds for mlk holiday and tuesday some showers are possible. temps stay about average and
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((paul joncich)) > mark your calendars... the 8 news now living green super recycling event is coming up! it'll be on saturday, january 23rd at the thomas and mack. you can recycle all sorts of
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get rid of your unused and expired medicine... and bring paperwork that needs shredded. goodwill will also be collecting household items. for the complete list of what we'll be accepting -- head over to las vegas now dot com. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) it is one of the biggest upsets in sports so far this year! with only seconds left in the 4th quarter, minnesota vikings kicker blair walsh missed a 27-yard field goal sunday that could have advanced his team in the playoffs. of course, there was disappointment, but walsh is now finding support in an unlikely place--- a local elementary school. walsh visited first graders at a school just outside of minneapolis this week... where the kids... wrote walsh letters of sympathy and encouragement. (( "dear blair i feel bad for you" "you are so so good at football" "don't give up- you're still number one." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) before leaving, walsh signed autographs for the kids. he says he plans to keep all the cards and letters the students sent to him.
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((paul joncich)) > standing up for journalism. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) how actor sean penn is defending his title as an experimental journalist ...and why he believes his interview with a wanted drug lord was not what lead up to his arrest. ((paul joncich)) > plus... a woman threatens to jump to her death... onto a highway below. the safety features built into overpass... and the reason they're not designed to prevent suicide attempts.
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u-s central command says the u.s.-led coalition is hitting isis where it hurts: their wallet. the coalition released declassified video from its aircraft bombing of an isis cash depot in iraq on monday. the video begins moments before a pair of large bombs strike the building. according to the coalition, that highlighted fluttering you see is a whole lot of cash. the head of central command says they've hit several other cash storage sites in recent months, and will continue to go after the enemy's finances. he said isis needs those funds
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new ones and conduct other shady activities./// ((paul joncich)) > sean penn sits down with charlie rose to talk about the actor's rolling stone interview with wanted drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman. it was a meeting that helped lead to guzman's capture. penn spoke at length with rose for sunday's edition of 60 minutes. kenneth craig has a preview. >"there is this myth about the visit that we made..." sean penn tells "60 minutes'" charlie rose that he does not believe his october interview with joaquin "el chapo" guzman led to the drug lord's capture last week. "so as far as you know, you had nothing to do and your visit had nothing to do with his recapture?" "here's the things that we know. we know that the mexican government -- (17:17:17) // (17:17:23) they were clearly very humiliated by the notion that someone found him before they did. well, nobody found him before they did. we didn't -- we're not smarter than dea or the mexican intelligence. we had a contact upon which we were able to facilitate an
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of mexico's maximum security prisons last july by crawling through a hole in his shower and then a mile-long tunnel 30-feet underground. guzman is believed to be responsible for as many as 34- thousand deaths. officials say his sinaloa cartel is the number one supplier of heroin, cocaine and marijuana to the u.s. (cr)"do you believe that the mexican government // released this is part because they wanted to see you blamed and to put you at risk? (sp) "yes" (cr) "they wanted to encourage the cartel to put you in their crosshairs?" (sp) "yes" (cr) "are you fearful for your life?" (sp) "no." penn says the focus on his meeting with guzman and his recapture means that his article - which was supposed to bring attention to the war on drugs - has failed. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york./// ((paul joncich)) > you can watch
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penn this sunday on 60 minutes right here on 8 news now./// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at la vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter.
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pull over a suspect... they say takes off causing a crash that sends several people ot the hospital. why officers were after the vehicle in the first place. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a woman threatens to take her own life... during rush hour... and shuts down a highway. (( it's a lot of manpower that it takes to shut down ramps )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) we look into the safety measures built into overpasses. who they're designed to protect... and it's not those looking to commit suicide. /// ((dave courvoisier)) and a local walmart is closing its doors this weekend. (( why walmart would choose to do this, i mean it's the only thing in this neighborhood. )) ((dave courvoisier)) the struggle many people now face... in what's becoming a food desert the valle/// < ((voice over: "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 5.")) > ((dave courvoisier)) > six people are in the hospital... after what police are calling a getaway attempt. thanks for joining us. i'm dave courvoisier.
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