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update on the injuries... and what may have caused the crash. and.. one walmart store in the valley is shutting down for good. reactions from the community as the company pushes ahead with worldwide closures. plus... we're getting ready tomorrow's m- l-k day festivities. we'll let you know what this year's 34-th annual parade will entail. /// you're watching 8 news now weekend edition with patranya bhoolsuwan. the news of southern nevada is now." ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > thanks for joining us, i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. this morning, n-h-p is investigating a three car crash that sent two people to the hospital. 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 currently in serious condition at u- m-c. three female passengers in the
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n-h-p says alcohol was a factor. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it's been a busy weekend for county and state police...as folks hit the road for m-l-k weekend up on mount charleston. yesterday, n-h-p handed out 70 warnings and citations for illegal parking. 25 cars got stuck in the snow. and one person was arrested for being in possession of a controlled substance. officials are cracking down on speeding, illegal parking, and d-u-i's. they're also on the lookout for stranded vehicles: ((sot: jason buratczuk - nhp: we're all working together on the mountain to make sure that traffic flows smoothly, that we can get to people if they are injured.)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) there have been no reports so far of any injuries or crashes. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > this holiday may have started on the cooler and cloudy side. but as we take a live look outside, things are about to change... ashley conroy is here with a first check of weather. >good morning to you all. our almanac shows we reached
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of 53 and overnight low of 40 -- but we were about 5 degrees 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 morning will look like in the full forecast -- back to you. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > people in flint, michigan are outraged over the water crisis. yesterday, president obama declared a state of emergency due to issues with contaminated water. as reporter camile amari
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filmmaker michael moore is also putting in his 2 cents on what's happening in that state. (nat sound of chanting) mass chaos as flint native and documentary film-maker michael moore spoke about the flint water crisis. michael moore/filmmaker "this is not a natural disaster, this is not a mistake." protesters calling for governor snyder's resignation and moore imploring president obama to visit flint when he is in detroit for the auto-show next week. moore contending that local and state officials knew all along the water from the flint river was toxic. michael moore/filmmaker "they hid this from the federal government and in doing so, they knew that the people here did not have the political power to do anything about it." and the stories are heartbreaking.... sarah conn/flint resident "my 3 year old has got rashes from the bathwater, we've seen yellow water in our faucet i'm so
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(mos/no name given) "it makes me feel sad and disappointed." meanwhile, president obama declaring a federal emergency and the national guard announcing it is doubling its efforts to get clean drinking water to the people of flint. major general gregory vadnais/director of the dept. of military & veteran affairs "we will be here as long as the city of flint needs us and in terms of a specific timeline, you know i don't have that" ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > that was camile amari reporting. back here at home... one walmart store in the valley nellis boulevard. it's one of 154 other stores getting ready to shut down for good in the u-s. 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 as part of its new business plan./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > police are investigating what prompted a man to drive his car... into a gas station store. what happened to one customer
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a woman in australia amazingly is doing okay...after barely escaping when a car crashed into a gas station there. this surveillance video shows the woman walking inside the store... when all of a sudden the car comes crashing in. the store clerk thought the woman was hit... and immediately went to check on her. other workers helped two people out of that car... and were taken to the hospital. the collision also triggered a gas leak. police are investigating what caused the accident... and if alcohol was a factor. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > nevada
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catherine cortez-masto says her campaign... is targeting the middle class. the "politics now" team caught up with cortez-masto at a campaign event... where she was asked about her impending showdown with republican congressman joe heck for the senate seat... and also how she would reach across the aisle... if she wins: (( ccm: i've always done that, as ag, every bill i've worked on were bipartisan, and signed by a republican governor, that's how we do it in nevada, that's not going to change for me going to dc,)) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) you can catch the full interview on politics now today at 5:30.. and a special encore edition at 10:30 p-m.. in case football goes long. and remember we are your election headquarters.. you can stay up to date on las vegas now dot com. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > k-f-c is spicing things up on its menu. what new food item you'll be able to order tomorrow.
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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.))
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the weather. right now our current temp is ... mlk day right now looks to be quite nice...and the rest of the work week is not too shabby either. ashley conroy is here with your full forecast.
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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. ......................... our satellite radar map shows we had those thick band of clouds move over our valley -- but we're not expecting those clouds to stick around to start our week.
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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 sections and you can get the lastest ski conditions in arizona, california, colorado... ........................ today, we have a high of 60 degrees -- mostly sunny skies --
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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 week ahead -- back to you.< ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > get ready to see tracy morgan back on your t-v! the actor and comedian is set to star in a new show for f-x comedy. according to entertainment weekly... he'll play a career criminal
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and hoping to blend into society. morgan has slowly come back into the spotlight... following a 2014 crash that killed one of his friends... and left him seriously injured. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > kentucky fried chicken is menu item. tomorrow, the fast food joint is rolling out the nashville hot locations. it's paying homage to a popular local specialty in nashville. this is the fourth chicken flavor k-f-c has added to the menu... in the chain's 86-year history. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > las vegas is getting ready to kick off m-l-k day tomorrow. what the city has in store for its 34-th annual parade. ///
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will celebrate martin luther king day... and here in las vegas, we're getting ready to host our annual 34-th annual m-l-k day parade. joining me this morning is tony gladney...
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tomorrow. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > super
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and you'll be able to watch it right here on c-b-s. we'll show you all the preparations getting underway in northern california. /// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the cast of "friends" are reuniting for a special tribute show... but one of them won't be able to make it. matthew perry who plays "chandler"... has another project he's working on. his spokesperson says it's because he'll be in london rehearsing for his playand will possibly tape something for the reunion. it will air on sunday, february 21-st on n-b-c. ///
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are some stories that we'll be covering for you this week. republican presidential candidate carly fiorina is in las vegas for a campaign event today. she'll be back in las vegas tomorrow at the peppermill... in hopes of gaining support ahead of the caucuses. plus... the trial of the former pastor acused of abusing teenage girls in his congregation... will resume on tuesday. otis holland claims he did not do anything inappropiate. he's pleaded not guilty to 17-felonies. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and fans are counting down the days till super bowl 50... signs and banners have already been put up at mineta san jose international airport... hoping to put travelers into the super bowl spirit. you can watch the big game right here on channel 8 on february 7th. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and 8 new now is giving away 25-hundred dollars...during our special newscast right after the super bowl game. to enter.. just head to our website... las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top. while you're there also... check out our newly launched super bowl page. /// patranya bhoolsuwan that's all the time we have for 8 news now this morning. thank you for staring your day with us....
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((ban loftus)) > move overrex...
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