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you next weekend.sent several people to the hospital overnight. what n-h-p says was likely a factor. plus.. police are cracking down on a big issue in the valley -- drunk driving. the message they're sending out ahead of super bowl 50. and republican presidential candidate carly fiorina will be in the valley... in hopes of gaining more support before the caucuses. /// you're watching 8 news now weekend edition with patranya bhoolsuwan. the news of southern nevada is now." ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > good morning and thanks for waking up with us, i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. earlier this morning... n-h-p had to close down eastbound 215 for some time... after a three car crash. n-h-p says a lexus was driving westbound on the eastbound 215 lanes... before crashing into a jeep wrangler and toyota s-u- v. the driver of the lexus was transported to sunrise with minor injuries... while the driver of the jeep is
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at u- m-c. three female passengers in the toyota only had minor injuries. n-h-p says alcohol was a factor. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > last night, extra metro police were out in full force... looking for drunk drivers. it's a problem police continue to tackle here in the valley. at last night's u-n-l-v basketball game... police handed out flyers to educate fans on the issue... and showing them how even one drink can change the way you drive: (( sgt. richard robinson/metro police: "the message is choose your ride. get a designated driver, take a cab, uber, but it would be a lot better for you to choose your own ride if not we're going to put you in one of our black and whites and take you to jail.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) there were extra officers added near the thomas and mack center until midnight... pulling over drivers who may have been drinking... or taking certain prescription drugs: ((sgt. richard robinson/metro police: "prescription medication we see an increase in that the zxanax
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they are on. unfortunately what you see is people taking pain medication marijuana and alcohol and kind of combining them into a mixture and that is causing an impairment." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) officers say they increased patrol on the road instead of putting up a d- u-i checkpoint... because it allows them to go after more possible intoxicated drivers with less man power. with the superbowl just a few weeks away... police say they'll be amping up enforcement before and during the big game.// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > today, one walmart store in the valley will close its doors for good. the store is located at 43-50 north nellis boulevard... it's one of 154 other stores shutting down across the country as part of the company's new business plan. some customers who live in the area say... that without a car, it makes it tough to shop for food. walmart made an announcement last week that it will close 269 stores world wide.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we are in the middle of a three day weekend for many of us. mlk day is tomorrow and it should be a pretty gorgeous day to get outside. ashley conroy is here with your first look at the forecast. >good morning to you all. our almanac shows we reached that high temperature yesterday of 53 and overnight low of 40 -- but we were about 5 degrees colder than where we normally are... expect it to get warmer for today and the upcoming week. ............................... we can look for that sunrise this morning at 6:51 -- look for the sunset at 4:58 this evening. ............................... here's our day planner -- 50's for earlier in the day -- going to feel much warmer than it has some mornings -- it could reach 60 for our high -- so if you're out and about running errands on this sunday, maybe grab a light jacket before you head out the door. ............................ we could see that 60 mark -- look for mostly sunny skies -- certainly a better start than all the clouds we had yesterday -- we'll have light winds throughout the day -- increasing clouds later on tonight. i'll let you know what your neighborhood highs are looking like and what your monday
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full forecast -- back to you. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the the corner... and local democrats are getting an early lesson on this political process. yesterday, state senator aaron ford and assemblywoman irene bustamante adams...held a mock caucus at spring valley high school. the idea is to teach people about our "first in the west presidential caucus"... as well as train volunteers: (( senator aaron ford/nv senate democratic leader, "it's a conversation about the different candidates out there what they stand fro and and assertain which one we want to represent the democratic party in november." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the demcoratic caucus takes place on febuary 20th... while the republican caucus is a few days later -- february 23rd. nevada will be the first western state and third in the country... to make it's voice heard in the presidential primary. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > today, republican presidential candidate carly fiorina will be
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the former c- e-o of hewlett packard will be at the siena community association ballroom for a town hall event from 11-am until noon. then she'll head up to reno for an event later in the afternoon. fiorina will be back in las vegas tomorrow for "coffee with carly"... at the peppermill. that event will take place from 8:00 to 9:00 a-m. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > people in one michigan town are trying to make their voices heard...followin g its water crisis. how long it took for the city of flint to admit this was an issue. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) >
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emergency for michigan... due to a water contamination problem. it started back in april 2014... when the city of flint switched its water source to the flint river to save money. but the water was not properly
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and started stripping lead from the pipes. this caused the number of children with high lead in their blood to double... increasing their chances of brain damage: (( dr. marc edwards/conducte d water tests: "this could have been stopped much much earlier // unfortunately the state and epa misleading people for all this time no one knew to even look to this problem." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the city of flint recently admitted to the problem after a year a half... and then later switched back to their original water source. the national guard will continue to hand out water until the damaged pipes are fixed. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the navy and coast guard continue to their search to find 12 missing marines...after two military helicopters crashed off the coast of hawaii. the coast guard did confirm they found debris from the crash which is being considered... hazardous material. one of their biggest obstacles right now is the high surf. on thursday night, two marine helcopters each carrying six marines...
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/// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the runnin rebel's put on quite the show last night at the thomas and mack. our ron futrell will give us a recap coming up after the break. ((saying goodbye to those colder temperatures -- we'll be looking at temps in the 60's for the week.. but are those clouds going to stick around like we had yesterday? i'll have the details in the weather forecast.)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we're gearing up for a gorgeous work the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever, there's no such thing as a little flu. and it needs a big solution: an antiviral. so when the flu hits, call your doctor right away and up the ante
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a beautiful m-l-k holiday. the highs get this..will be in the 60's! here's a look at your forecast with ashley conroy. >hey, goodmorning. here's what we're looking at for the week ahead -- staying dry this weekend -- we do have a warming trend coming up this week for our daytime highs and even our lows will be a bit warmer than average -- we'll also expecting to see some breezy conditions up at mount charleston. .............................. here's our neighborhood highs -- summerlin 59 -- the lakes 58 -- seven hills also 59 -- henderson 62 for the high today -- nellis 57. ........................... regionally, primm your high is 61 -- laughlin 62 -- boulder city 58 -- in the 40's for the midsection of the state. .........................
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had those thick band of clouds ve over our valley -- but we're not expecting those clouds to stick around to start our week. ............................ there is a low pressure system off in the pacific we're tracking which will bring more showers to the pacific northwest -- but won't make it's way down to our area for any showers. ......................... let's talk about those winds -- staying calm in the las vegas valley throughout the day -- but you can see they start to pick up at mount charleston to around 15 miles per hour later today -- they only get stronger throughout monday and by tomorrow at noon -- winds up there are 31 miles per hour -- quick brick if you head up the mountain tomorrow. ........................... there's a 20- percent chance of snow tomorrow -- about a 20-percent chance of snow showers also gusty winds -- any high profile vehicles and motorcycles be careful if you're traveling in at all in those high winds. ......................... great time to mention our las vegas ski report -- just go to lasvegasnow.com click on
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lastest ski conditions in arizona, california, colorado... ........................ today, we have a high of 60 degrees -- mostly sunny skies -- light winds around the valley. tonight an overnight low of 45 degrees -- mostly cloudy skies -- calm winds. ........................... our 7-day -- we'll see those 60's and even mid-60's later on this week -- and temps in the 40's for our overnight low -- certainly a welcome start to our
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it's
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> it's getting down to the final weeks before super bowl 50. plus... u-n-l-v baskeball is turning heads with their back-to-back wins. ron futrell gives us a recap of last night's sports. ((no closed captioning))
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> las vegas is getting ready to
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coming up on our 8 am show ... a live interview with the organizer... with what you can expect if you are planning to attend along with more more news and weather for this holiday weekend. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > thats it for 8 news now this morning. hope to see you right back here at eight.///
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