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than life m-l-k statue. meanwhile, in downtown las vegas... it was a huge celebration. thousands of people lined the streets to see the 34-th annual martin luther king day parade. performers cheered on the crowds. we also saw a lot of familiar faces. las vegas mayor carolyn goodman was riding in a pink cadillac... with her husband, former mayor oscar goodman, and elvis presley at the wheel. clark county commissioner, lawrence weekly, entertained the crowd. we asked community leaders how doctor king's message of peace and equality resonates in today's world. ((tony gladney - national diversity relations, mgm resorts international: we really look at it as, through this parade, preserving the legacy of what martin luther king spoke about and he spoke about an injustice for one, is an injustice for everyone. joe jones - 100 black men in las vegas: the dream is still a live and although we celebrate and acknowledge this national holiday, we have some of the same endemic problems we had back in the time of the civil rights period.))
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faces among the crowds are my 8 news now colleagues: tedd florendo and sharie johnson. they had the honor of emceeing the parade today. ((karen castro)) the theme for this year's parade is "living the dream, continuing the movement." reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) hey karen, for everyone who wasn't able to make it, how can they watch the parade? ((karen castro)) cox is broadcasting the parade starting this friday on channel 96 and 10-96. ((paul joncich)) > for the first time in 17 years...the confederate flag did not fly at the statehouse in south carolina on martin luther king junior day. ((denise valdez)) lawmakers passed legislation to remove it over the summer. it was a day of celebration...an d for the presidential candidates...a day of work too.
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washington. < (track 1--beauty shots of memorial) visitors reflected at the martin luther king junior memorial in the nation's capital on monday... (nat pop) mlk choir track 2) while the presidential candidates channeled his legacy on the campaign trail. (sot--hillary clinton--01/18/201 6 11:53:22) "we should pay tribute to people who helped bring us to this point and be challenged to continue their work. (sot--bernie sanders--01/18/20 16 12:02:42) "what is important is that we remember his vision, the world he wanted to see the america he wanted to see." (track 3) all three democratic contenders commemorated the civil rights leader on the steps of the south carolina state house in columbia... fresh off their most contentious debate yet, hosted by nbc news in charleston on sunday night. hilary clinton and bernie sanders had several heated exchanges over gun control, health care, and wall street...while martin o'malley
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(nat sot) o'malley: can i get 30 seconds too? (sot--stand up bridge--weijia jiang/cbs news/washingto n) with just two weeks to go before voting begins in the presidential race, the republican candidates are getting aggressive too...but many of them also took time to recognize dr. king. (nat: trump waving) (track 5) campaign stop at liberty univeristy in virginia sot: trump so we'll dedicate that to martin luther king , a great man (track 6) and jeb bush tweeted a picture of dr. king saying he changed the nation for the better weijia jiang, cbs news, washington. > ((denise valdez)) > this is the 30th anniversary of martin luther king junior day -- rallies and events were held across the country for king...who was killed in 1968./// ((paul joncich)) > g-o-p presidential hopeful carly fiorina did some campaigning on the las vegas strip today. she sat down at the peppermill for "coffee with carly" the former hewlett- packard c-e-o answered questions and addressed topics including immigration and education.
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iran deal the president made to release five americans. (( we're all relieved that those sailors were released, (.16) but this deal is a terrible deal (.18), we have capitulated on everything, and the true is that iran has provoked us over and over again, and there has been no consequence )) ((paul joncich)) fiorina also sat down with our own politics now team, and we will hear more from her today at 5./// ((denise valdez)) >tedd florendo spent the day along the mlk parade route as the emcee. did you bundle up this morning? ((tedd florendo)) >you bet i bundled up this morning i knew the forecast. here's the deal, i knew our morning start would be chilly. but by midday it started to warm up a little. we jumped to above average by afternoon. ............................... .......... looking outside right now seeing some clearing. we started off with clouds this morning skies opened up through the day. not looking for abundant clouds overnight, but slightly cooler temps in the forecast for tomorrow. ............................... ...........
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mainly north and east. a few echoes coming back in northeaster clark county. sprinkles or brief drops coming down up there which will end more through the evening. ............................... ................. here's your hour by hour planner. tonight staying cool but not cold. some high scattered clouds with temps from the mid 50's early evening to 50 by our 11 o'clock newscast. a pedestrian was hit and killed on i-15 earlier today. according to nhp, a semi- truck hit the pedestrian on southbound i-15 near jean at mile marker 11 just before 10 a-m.
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walking on the interstate. southbound travel lanes were shutdown for a few hours but are now back open. this is the 4th fatal crash incident in nhp's jurisdiction this year. /// ((denise valdez)) and last night a woman was killed after being hit by car it happened on sahara avenue.. just west of las verdes street. police say the woman was jaywalking when a 79-year- old man driving an isuzu hit her. she was taken to u-m-c where she later died. police don't believe speed or alcohol was a factor in the crash./// ((paul joncich)) > bringing our americans home ((denise valdez)) the deal the u-s has worked out with iran to bring home 5 americans and what this means for the oversight of the county's nuclear program. ((paul joncich)) a search for missing marines. as crews in hawaii continue to combing the pacific for 12 missing americans... how friends and family are weighing in on the search efforts. /// <
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weekend iran released five american prisoners. their release was a precursor to world powers lifting sanctions against tehran for its nuclear program. as the prisoners were released - the u-s and other world powers
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dollars in cash and sanctions relief..... a reward for freezing it's nuclear program. but before they received any compensation.... iran had to first ship out more than 25- thousand pounds of atomic fuel -- reduce its number of centrifuges -- and pour concrete into a plutonium reactor rendering it useless. (((president obama) "for decades to come, inspectors will have access to iran's entire nuclear supply chain." )) ((denise valdez)) > shortly after the international sanctions were lifted - the white house announced its own new sanctions against 11 individuals and companies related to iran's ballistic-missile program./// ((paul joncich)) > family and friends of one of the 12 marines, missing after thursday's helicopter crash, say they are still hopeful. longtime friend michelle grochalski and her son michael comfort each other, as they wait for any news on sergeant adam schoeller. the 25-year-old was in one of the two helicopters, that apparently crashed over the hawaiian waters late thursday night. the family of the missing marine released a statement saying...
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a positive outcome for these marines and the search and rescue efforts." schoeller's friends are included in the thousands holding onto their faith.. and focusing on their memories of him. (( (michelle grochalski/family friend) "he's a very caring, outgoing person. there's just not enough words i could say. his heart is so big.")) ((paul joncich)) > sergeant schoeller's family has traveled to hawaii... where they are waiting for any new developments in the search./// ((paul joncich)) > a tragic shooting leaves a police officer dead and another severely injured. ((denise valdez)) the new details
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > a police officer is dead and another officer is in the hospital after a shootout in utah. police say the two officers were chasing a man and a woman, who ran from the scene of a car crash sunday morning. ((denise valdez)) authorities say the man, cory lee henderson, started shooting at police, hitting officer doug barney in the head. he was taken to the hospital, where he later died. officer jon richey was shot three times, but is expected to
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((paul joncich)) police shot and killed henderson. and as brian mullahy reports, he has a long criminal history. >court records show cory lee henderson was ordered to serve years in federal prison for gun violations. in 2005, he pleaded guilty to having an unregistered sawed off rifle. in 2010, he pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. and just last month, he entered "not guilty" pleas to new federal gun and drug charges. awaiting proceedings on those allegations, a federal magistrate judge sent him here to "fortitude treatment center," run by the utah department of corrections, where state parolees sometimes spend time. corrections spokesperson brooke adams said henderson "walked away from the facility on december 18th." she said corrections notified law enforcement and "the board of pardons issued a fugitive warrant" for him. henderson was also charged with a raft of state crimes going back to 2005: theft, drugs, guns.
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while he was in federal prison. but in 2014, yet another gun charge, in a state case, stuck. henderson was sentenced to prison "not to exceed five years." he served about 14 months./// ((denise valdez)) officer barney was a father of three and an eighteen-year veteran of the unified police force. ((paul joncich)) > going green for the new year. ((denise valdez)) the 8 news now living green super recycling event is coming up! it's happening saturday, january 23rd at the thomas and mack. you can recycle all sorts of electronics. 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./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >skies a lot
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clouds this morning. showers didn't really happen here, but we did pick up some sprinkles elshwhere. it's gonig to be another cool night, but at least not freezing by morning. ............................... ............. looking outside right now it was mild by afternoon with some 60's reported. staying cool up in kyle canyon this afternoon with chilly weather expected by morning and evening. cooling off a little tomorrow. ............................... ........ regional temps in the 60's also with mildest weather down in laughlin and death valley this afternoon. stayed chilly in the central part of the state and up in ely. reno cold as well. ............................... ............ u.s. temps cold across much of the lower 48 states. with dangerously cold temps in upper midwest over to pennsylvania. wind chill reading will bring these areas certainly down to
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............................... ............. that's where we're finding lake effect snow prompting a lot of lake effect snow warnings. expecting up to a foot in some areas like buffalo and upstate new york. maybe out in erie as well. ............................... .......... back to the west coast we go. more storms out here in the pacific, but jetsream staying to the north will send this parade of storms north of us again. we could get some clouds mixed with sun this week as they stay north. shower chances are going to be very limited this week. ............................... ....................... one system moves east and we'll see some clearing. but this next one hitting california already will bring some clouds tomorrow. shower chances will be even less tomorrow. with better chances in the mountains ............................... .....................
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with l.a. picking up some rain early. phoenix partly sunny with high 60's. sand diego mostly clouds and 64. san francisco, not letting up. they're getting more rain. ............................... ............................ 43 partly clear overnigth with chilly conditions. light winds. tomorrow expect a high of 58 with more clouds and seasonal temps. we could squeeze out maybe an isolated sprinkle or brief shower tomorrow, but probability not high. ............................... .......................... extended forecast shows at or above average temps all week. with some days in the mid 60's, that'll feel real nice. warmest days friday and saturday for our living green, super recycling event. thank you mother nature. could see a slight shower chances on sunday, but nothing to get too excited about. first it was
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is taking over tropicana avenue. demetria obilor explains the state's to upgrade this bust stretch of road -- in "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: > conny asks, "why the cones and lane closures on tropicana avenue at eastern avenue?" contractors are working to upgrade a four- mile stretch of tropicana between eastern and boulder highway. this $7.7 million project started on january 10 and is expected to wrap up october 1. over the next nine months, crews will mill and pave the road. ndot says the improvements will help prevent additional roadway cracking and deterioration while creating a smoother, safer driving surface. right now, work takes place between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. between eastern and mcleod . crews are trenching and saw cutting for future electrical installation. hey! what's driving you crazy?
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dot com. /// ((paul joncich)) > paying it forward.. to the extreme! ((denise valdez)) how one homeless man saved a family from certain death after they took him off the streets and welcomed him into their home...
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since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision and we still proudly carry on his legacy. today, doctors like lisa hamilton perform eye exams that can help detect diabetes. because we care for you... and your eyes. this is genuine eye care, in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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tx homeless man paid back a kind deed....and then some. ((denise valdez)) he pulled a woman and her grandchildren out of the burning home - he'd been welcomed into. drew karedes has their story. >drew karedes,reporting "the man being hailed a hero by neighbors and officials says he doesn't see it that way. he thought
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home early this morning when he heard a boom. and got out of bed to find something just as scary." looking at the damage left behind. by an early morning fire. you can understand why. thomas smith is feeling thankful to be alive. thomas smith "i feel great" smith says he feels that way. because of what he was able to do. as the flames spread up in the attic.. he rushed to get his 66 year old friend out of bed after sheetrock had fallen down on top of her. he then woke her 8 and 10 year old granddaughters. and guided them through the smoke to safety. thomas smith "i wouldn't say i'm a hero thank god for helping us all. not a hero" and smith says the woman.. he rescued this morning..a longtime friend.. also deserves credit for saving him. up until recently. he didn't have a place to live. and she. has opened up her home to him. he's glad.. he was able to return the favor. in such a big way. drew karedes,reporting "the cause of this fire remains under investigation. the damage to
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cross is now helping out. reporting in se houston dk./// ((paul joncich)) > kicking out the donald. ((denise valdez)) after his laundry list of controversial comments... the specific statement that has british lawmakers debating if he should be banned from the
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4" ((paul joncich)) > british lawmakers held a tense three hour debate today. ((denise valdez)) they're deciding whether presidential hopeful donald trump should be banned from the uk because of his remarks about muslims. cbs correspondent jonathan vigliotti reports from london. >.stop a divisiye, corrosive man (locator: london, england) tempers flared as members of parliament debated whether to ban donald trump from britain after he proposed a ban of his own last month. (trump) donald j trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states... - debate to come more than half a million people across the uk
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accusing trump of "unacceptable behavior and hate speech" -- and urging the government to keep the presidential contender out of the country. (- tulip siddiq/labour party member of parliament) his words are not comical, his words are not funny. his words are poisonous. ( - no name avail) you're talking about a candidate for the presidency of the united states. isn't it up to the american people to decide whether his views are objectionable? ....trump golf course trump has threatened to cancel over 1- billion dollars of planned investments in golf courses in scotland if he's banned. (jonathan vigliotti/london) the heated discussion in the halls of parliament was more symbolic than anything . there was no official vote. but petitioners hope it will send a strong message across the pond that trump went too far. (- no name avail) to have someone come to our shores who demonizes all of the muslim community would be fundamentally wrong. (- no name avail) i want to see donald trump to come to our country. i want him to get a sense of the fury and the frustration with his xenophobic remarks. prime minister david cameron called trump's proposal divisive, stupid and wrong - but said he should be allowed into the uk. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news,
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((denise valdez)) > britain's labour party leader said trump has "weird" views - but invited him to visit a london mosque. lawmakers also debated a trump counter- petition which 40-thousand people signed. it urges the government to "mind its own business."/// ((paul joncich)) > a small northeast ohio community is grieving today, after one of the town's six police officers was shot and killed. deputies found officer thomas cottrell's body last night. his gun and police cruiser were taken. the knox county sheriff office says officers arrested herschel jones. investigators say he told his ex-girlfriend he was "looking to kill an officer." the suspect was caught after investigators say he ran from a nearby home. deputies also found a police cruiser about a half mile from the police department. residents say this is something that never happens in the tight-knit village: (((betty durbin, longtime resident) "this is a close community and everybody knew everybody and helped look out. and he was trying to keep us
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((paul joncich)) > the local sheriffs office is investigating whether officer cottrell might have been specifically targeted./// ((denise valdez)) > outrage is growing over the flint, michigan water crisis. michigan's republican governor rick snyder declared a state of emergency over the city's toxic water two weeks ago. but state officials may have known about the problem months earlier because city data showed a spike in lead. during sunday's presidential debate, hillary clinton and bernie sanders blasted snyder's handling of the crisis. (( (hillary clinton) the governor of that state, acted as though he didn't really care (sanders) "a man who acts that irresponsibly should not stay in power (nats protest))) ((denise valdez)) > protesters gathered outside flint's city hall over the weekend. liberal political activist michael moore, who grew up there, said the emergency declaration isn't enough. the long term effects of lead poisoning are staggering -- especially for children. more protesting is expected tomorrow at the governor's state
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((paul joncich)) > 250 thousand dollars that's the estimated cost for faraday future's special session. that's nearly twice the cost as the two day session for tesla in 2014. the four day legislative meeeting was held last month to lure the electric caremaker into nevada. lawmakers also approved 215 million in tax breaks for faraday. they also authorized 120 million in infrastructure improvements at the apex industrial park in north las vegas./// ((denise valdez)) > making sure you don't get burned... that was the goal today as red cross volunteers installed smoke alarms and handed out fire safety information around valley neighborhoods. fire experts say when a fire first sparks in a home, you have about 2 minutes to get out. and these smoke detectors can save precious seconds. (( frank rutkowski red cross pio "in southern nevada we respond to a home fire every 20 hours so there's a huge need for smoke alrams especially if you don't have one we really want to make
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((denise valdez)) and if you need a smoke alarm in your home just contact the red cross and it will have someone install one in your home. today's event was part of a nationwide campaign from the red cross aimed at cutting down home fires by 25 percent./// ((paul joncich)) > space-x's latest attempt to land a rocket upright on a platform in the pacific ocean failed in a spectacular fashion sunday. the unmanned rocket successfully carried a satellite into orbit, but then failed its secondary goal - to land on a floating platform. it came down softly on the platform, called a "drone-ship", but then toppled and exploded on impact. space-x c-e-o elon musk posted this video on instagram showing the botched landing. the company says that one of the legs failed to latch on the platform. musk says ice buildup due to condensation from heavy fog at lift-off may be to blame. it was musk's fourth attempt to safely land a space-x rocket at sea./// ((denise valdez)) > a sad day in the world of classic rock.
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the eagles, glenn frey (fry) passed away today. the rock and roll hall of famer had been fighting multiple ailments for awhile, but his condition relapsed before the holidays... forcing the eagles to pull out of their kennedy center honors appearance in december. guitarist frey and drummer don henley formed the eagles in los angeles in the early 1970s an eagles greatest hits collection from the mid-1970s and "hotel california" are among the best-selling albums in history. frey was 67. /// ((paul joncich)) > and since this news broke, eagles fans have been mourning the loss and sharing their favorite eagles songs on our social media pages. derrick slone wrote -life in the fast lane. glad i saw the eagles play at the mgm in 2010. they played nonstop for over 3 hours. one of the best concerts i ever attended. rip to a great man & musician. and chaz starr posted -"not cool. first lemmy, then bowie & rickman, now glen frey? i believe this is getting out of hand."///
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now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > it's the season for colds, coughs and sore throats. ((denise valdez)) but new recommendation s are reminding doctors to prescribe antibiotics only when absolutely necessary. kenneth craig has the details from new york. >mackenzie meyer has a sore throat and a cough. mackenzie meyer, 24, patient it persisted for 5 days, i decided to stop in.make sure it wasn't strep (doc enter office) citymd
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determined it was not strep throat.. a bacterial infection... ( 'say ah') .. but more likely, a virus which is not treated with antibiotics. ( dr. janette nesheewat, citymd ) kenneth: it seems like a lot of people think antibiotics are the answer for everything? doc: kenneth, it's important to remember that most coughs, runny noses, sore throats, are caused by viruses the american college of physicians together with the cdc want to cut down on prescribing antibiotics for common respiratory infections. they say about 50 percent of antibiotic prescriptions may be unnecessary. ( dr. janette nesheiwat, citymd) the goal of this, is to protect antibiotic overuse, which, cause antibiotic resistance. which is literally killing people in this country. the recommendations include prescribing antibiotics only when strep is confirmed, for sinus infections that last more than 10 days or if severe symptoms last three days . meyer was told to rest and take over the counter meds. mackenzie meyer, 24, patient i want to make sure that when i'm
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able to fight it off and the antibiotics will be able to help. she' was told to come back, if her symptoms didn't go away. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york./// ((denise valdez)) experts also find that people with sinus infections experience more side effects than benefits from antibiotics. coming up in our five o'clock newscast we talk with doctors on how to stay healthy after the recent uptick of flu cases in las vegas./// ((paul joncich)) > the first flower in space! ((denise valdez)) after nearly 2 years in the making the international space station is coming into bloom. what scientists are learning
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choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((paul joncich)) > it's been part of their mission for nearly two years. ((denise valdez)) and now astronauts aboard the international space station are celebrating a huge milestone. on saturday u-s astronaut scott kelly tweeted a photo of what he says is the first-ever flower grown in space. the space garden debut of the zinnia flower follows a few failed growth cycles. a recent nasa blog detailed kelly's effort to bring them back to life after mold developed on some of the leaves. ((paul joncich)) and this isn't the first time plants have been grown in space. in 2014, space station crew members began a veggie plant system. scientists say this new breakthrough allows for better understanding of how to grow plants in microgravity./// ((denise valdez)) > super bowl
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and to celebrate 8 news now wants to give you a handful of extra cash. ((paul joncich)) we're giving away 25- hundred dollars during a special newscast after the super bowl. just head to our website... las vegas now dot com to enter .... click the banner at the top of the page../// toss to weather < tedd florendo skies a lot clearer this afternoon after clouds this morning. showers didn't really happen here, but we did pick up some sprinkles elshwhere. it's gonig to be another cool
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by morning. ............................... ............. looking outside right now it was mild by afternoon with some 60's reported. staying cool up in kyle canyon this afternoon with chilly weather expected by morning and evening. cooling off a little tomorrow. ............................... ........ regional temps in the 60's also with mildest weather down in laughlin and death valley this afternoon. stayed chilly in the central part of the state and up in ely. reno cold as well. ............................... ............ u.s. temps cold across much of the lower 48 states. with dangerously cold temps in upper midwest over to pennsylvania. wind chill reading will bring these areas certainly down to the negative 15 degrees. ............................... ............. that's where we're finding lake
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lake effect snow warnings. expecting up to a foot in some areas like buffalo and upstate new york. maybe out in erie as well. ............................... .......... back to the west coast we go. more storms out here in the pacific, but jetsream staying to the north will send this parade of storms north of us again. we could get some clouds mixed with sun this week as they stay north. shower chances are going to be very limited this week. ............................... ....................... one system moves east and we'll see some clearing. but this next one hitting california already will bring some clouds tomorrow. shower chances will be even less tomorrow. with better chances in the mountains ............................... ..................... here's the travelers' forecast
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picking up some rain early. phoenix partly sunny with high 60's. sand diego mostly clouds and 64. san francisco, not letting up. they're getting more rain. ............................... ............................ 43 partly clear overnigth with chilly conditions. light winds. tomorrow expect a high of 58 with more clouds and seasonal temps. we could squeeze out maybe an isolated sprinkle or brief not high. ............................... .......................... extended forecast shows at or above average temps all week. with some days in the mid 60's, that'll feel real nice. warmest days friday and saturday for our living green, supercycling event. thank you mother nature. uld see ight showerances on suay, but nothingto get too excited about. music fans are clashing with historical buffs in austin texas... after the city changed a street sign last week to honor the late david bowie.
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renamed after the singer died of cancer at the age of 69. since then... there have been celebrations with bowie's music blasting for everyone to enjoy. but there are some people who say people should continue to focus on the street's original namesake... jim bowie. he fought at the alamo and was a fixture in the state house of representative s. opponents say the sign should be changed back... because david bowie has no ties to texas. others disagree: (("i believe that for austin, david bowie probably represent a lot more and probably means a lot more for us." )) ((paul joncich)) the sign is expected to be changed back to "bowie" street tomorrow./// ((denise valdez)) > two big names in hollywood are skipping the oscars this year, out of protest. the hashtag #oscarssowhite has been trending on twitter....after no african americans were nominated in the best acting or directing categories this year. jada pinkett smith and spike lee announced today, which is martin luther king junior day, they are boycotting the ceremony. smith posted a video on social media encouraging people of
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they do have, and not beg for acknowledgmen t. spike lee thanked the academy for his honorary oscar last year, but says he and his wife will also not be attending./// ((paul joncich)) > some very serious allegations are rocking the world of professional tennis. ((denise valdez)) how top officials are responding to allegations of gambling and fixed matches. ((paul joncich)) plus... one on one with republican presidential candidate carly fiorina... her stance on immigration and a path to citizenship... plus the one thing she is praising nevada for in
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a cloud of scandal over the scandal over the australian open. the four governing bodies of tennis are strongly denouncing explosive new reports that claim there's widespread match-fixing in tennis, and it's being ignored. > b-b-c and buzzfeed news say they acquired secret files implicating 16 players ranked in the world's top 50 over the last decade -- including grand slam winners. simon love reports from melbourne. >as hundreds of tennis fans queued in searing heat for first grand slam of the year.... tennis officials were in damage
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match fixing. (chris kermode, atp executive chairman) "absolutely reject any suggestion that evidence of match fixing has been supressed for any reason or isn't being thoroughly investigated. any while the bbc and buzzfeed reports mainly refer to events from about 10 years ago. we will investigate any new information and we always do." the bbc and buzzfeed news investigation alleges widespread match fixing. the claims- that 16 players ranked in the top 50- have told the governing body's tennis integrity unit- they've intentionally thrown matches. (craig gabriel, tennis expert) "we have seen in the past players that have been banned for life for suspicious situations in matches and match fixing. but relatively, tennis is an incredibly clean sport. and we'll see what further develops from this." while the
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players allegedly involved- it does implicate tournaments of high esteem- including grand slam competitions- even at wimbledon. (simon love, sky news) "of the 16 players the article alleges are involved in these allegations of match fixing, at least half of those players are said to be involved in this tournament, the australia open at melbourne park." (journalist) "players on the tour and maybe in this tournament that are being monitored by your unit for possible bet or match-fixing offences?" (nigel willerton, tennis integrity unit chief) "no. it would be un professional for me to make comment if any players are under investigation at the present time." atp officials say their integrity unit has dealt with all allegations appropriately- but a federal senator believes it goes beyond a simple investigation. (nick xenophon, australian senator) "these allegations are incredibly serious. and these allegations demand answers from australian gambling regulators and also from tennis australia. the allegations are that there may be at least one player in
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referred to in secret files that have now been leaked in respect of this. i call on tennis australia and australian gambling regulators including the northern territory regulators, where most of these gambling regulators seem to be registered because of large taxes and i believe this lack of regulations to disclose essentially what they have done with this information." all of this as the best of world tennis aim their next two weeks- towards securing these two trophies- in what organizers say will be a clean and fair competition. simon love, sky news, at melbourne park.// 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 las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter.
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