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at this time investigators cannot confirm how the victim was killed.... but she was pronounced dead on scene. police are also not saying how the two know each other... but they believe it started as a domestic dispute. we're told there were several people inside the residence, including children. but no one else was hurt. police are interviewing everyone inside the home to determine what happened. as we found out, this is not the first time officers have been called out to this home. ((aaron patty - north las vegas police: we do have a little bit of history at this home. however, nothing this extreme that's something that detectives will consider as well, looking into the history that we have--- been out here for, who we've spoken with at those times as well. )) ((karen castro)) the suspect is being interviewed by investigators. it's unclear whether he was armed at the time of his arrest. ((karen castro)) police are asking for anyone with information to come forward. this is the second homicide this year in north las vegas.
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news now. ((denise valdez)) karen, any word on who all lives at the home? ((karen castro)) police are not saying who exactly lives at the home. but they say several people witnessed the murder. ((paul joncich)) > at least 36 people died in the blizzard that weekend. ((denise valdez)) and today, its the big dig out as cities struggle to return to normal. cbs news correspondent craig boswell is live in washington d.c. which took one of the hardest hits. ((craig boswell)) > it's going to take days, maybe longer, for
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themselves out from underneath a weekend blizzard. i'm craig boswell. >snowblower snowblowers shovel shovels bulldozer and bulldozers are a necessity in the nations capital monday to clear paths through about two feet of snow. nats truck wheels turning some vehicles still couldnt make it through. wheel turning residents helped this truck driver get back to work. were almost there. were moving. (craig boswell/washingto n dc) huge mounds of snow are piled next to roadsconditions are still so treacherous that government offices and schools in washington closed again monday. (mayor muriel bowser/district of columbia) we knew that we would have- with 24 inches of snow in the district and very cold temperatures throughout the week- several days of cleanup ahead of us. dropping snow the piles are just as big in new york city.where almost 27 inches of snow fell- the second largest storm since 1869. (joe paladine/sanitatio n worker) considering its 48 hours after, people are able to get
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new yorks mayor urged residents to leave their cars parked all week- if you can even figure out which one is yours! shovel but some new yorkers needed to begin the backbreaking process. (no name available) its going to take a while but ill get through it. snowblower it was not an easy monday for millions./// ((craig boswell)) > more than 12,000 flights were cancelled over the weekend. airports in the affected areas are starting to get back to normal but it could take a few days before passengers are rebooked./// ((paul joncich)) > so craig is there in kind of time frame on when daily life will return back to normal? ((craig boswell)) ((paul joncich))
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have been blowing up social media with these snapshots of the east coast blizzard. from animals playing in the snow to even braving the freezing temperature for an engagement photos... it didn't take long for people to get creative and have some fun out of the massive snowfall./// ((denise valdez)) > it's a different story here in the valley ((tedd florendo)) >you got that right.
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we have sun and some high clouds this afternoon. should clear more tonight though. ............................... ................ high 50's this afternoon with winds less than 10 at the airport. still some breezes for those of you in the northern neigbhorhoods. cooler than yesterday at this time. ............................... ................ hour by hour this evening shows temps getting colder. high 4o's this eveing with some high clouds. chilly by 11 pm for our newscast with some night-time breezes expected. ............................... .......... we are expecting some warmer temps late week and we shoot above average. north winds also back again tomorrow and also late week. weekend showers are also possible metro police have identified the officer involved in a shooting on the
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on friday night 45 year old officer george smith fired his weapon at this man... khaleal black.... who was walking in traffic and pointing a gun at people near the belagio. one of the bullets grazed a child leg and another hit the clothing of another man. black was taken into custody. officer smith has been with metro since 2005. he is now on standard paid leave./// ((denise valdez)) > a manhunt underway in california. ((paul joncich)) the sophisticated operation that allowed three inmates at a maximum security prison to break free. and the serious charges ((denise valdez)) giving back to those in need. as an investigation is underway on the contaminated water in flint michigan... the outpouring of support resident are getting from some famous faces.///
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california for three inmates who escaped from a santa ana prison. authorities are calling the escape a very sophisticated operation. they say on friday the men cut their way through a steel screen
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into plumbing tunnels. from there, the men bypassed three security areas to the jail's roof and used a makeshift rope to climb down. the three inmates were facing serious charges including.. murder, torture, and assault with a deadly weapon. this is the first escape from this jail in more than two decades. (((hutchens) "escapes do occur from time to time. // people in jail have a lot of time to sit around and think about ways to defeat our systems." )) ((paul joncich)) > investigators don't know what tools the inmates used cut their way out, how they got those tools, or whether they had any help./// ((denise valdez)) > a state investigation into water resources is underway in flint, michigan. the town has been without safe drinking water since high levels of lead were found last year. the city switched its water source from detroit's system to the flint river in 2014 to save money. but the river water wasn't properly treated to prevent lead from pipes from leaching into the water supply.
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attorney general - i would certainly not bathe a newborn child or a young infant in this bad water. and if you can't drink the bad water, you shouldn't pay for it.)) ((denise valdez)) a former prosecutor and the former head of detroit's fbi office will lead the investigation./// ((paul joncich)) > jimmy fallon is joining a list of celebrities helping flint, michigan residents deal with their toxic water crisis. "the tonight show" host announced on twitter he's donating 10- thousand dollars to the community foundation of greater flint. and he challenged 10 of his friends to match his gift. aquahydrat... a bottled water company partially owned by sean "diddy" combs and actor mark wahlberg, says it will donate one million bottles of water residents. and michigan native eminem has also pledged support./// ((denise valdez)) > making the best of a chilly situation. ((paul joncich)) we take a look at how some people on the east coast didn't let that massive blizzard stop them from having a good time over the weekend.// announcer: now nevada's first
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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captured this view of the big this weekend. a nearly full moon lit the clouds from above in these satellite images...
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by city lights along the east coast. those city lights you see are blurred in places by cloud cover./// ((denise valdez)) > this weekend's blizzard provided a great opportunity to get some from city surfing... to dog sledders.... to an amazing time-lapse view of the snow. jeremy roth has the details in today's take a look at this! >its not like you can snowboard manhattan. so over the weekend casey neistat did. police eventually stopped him, but the officer was cool about it. "yes officer? someone complained about you, so we're just going to act like we're talking to you alright? you guys are awesome!" to further proof his craziness... casey reportedly used a 30-foot video cable to tow himself. "dog barking" here's an equally adorable way to get around in the snow. these kids enlisted the help of their dog, brumas. david margison shot this video of his kids being pulled around by brumas. the dog was last seen praying for summer. and this youtuber showed just
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area got this weekend. 15-year old chase higgins put his phone in his living room window friday afternoon, then left it there until saturday night. you can see how fast the snow piled up in just a day and a half! for take a look at this, i'm jeremy roth./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >high clouds outside right now and staying cool and near average. we have some breezes out there mainly to the northern neighborhoods and down the colorado river with gusts up to 30 mph. otherwise slight breeze outside right now and cooler than yesterday. ............................... .......... afternoon temps in the high 50's for neighborhoods over to theast side and northeast sections of the valley right now.
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course up on mount charlestons. cooler also because foothill neighborhoods are higher in elevation. ............................... ................ regional temps high 50's from mesquite all the way down to laughlin where they're actually milder than most neighborhoods and same goes for death valley. cooler for those neighborhoods to the north in the low to mid 40's and chilly in ely and reno ............................... ................... east coast now done with the snow but like i said they have a lot of cleaning up to do. because with 30 inches of snow overnight. there will be high piles of snow until spring i know because i lived it. ............................... ...... another weaker system is bringing snow for neighborhods in iowa and wisconsin. rain under that rain snow line in chicago. right now ths will move into michigan overnight. ............................... ........... back west. weak disturbance coming in from the north is bringing those clouds and some of those northerly breezes. we have this high over to the
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it will bring a warming trend starting tomorrow and into your weekend. where this weekend we could be in the mid 60's ............................... ....... winds stay gusty tonigth and tomorrow especially down the colorado river valley. and lighter winds from vegas all the way to mesquite. ............................... ............. 10 hour forecast shows temps from the high 40's this eveing to chilly 40's by 11 o'clock tonight. droi 39 tonight withearing ski d some highouds. winds sliglbreezy and chilly by morning. tomorrow 57 for the high and sunny with also some north winds between 5 and 20 tomorrow. slightly below normal. ............................... ............... neighborhood by neighborhood highs will be in the low 60's over to the east side of the valley and cool 50's for the northwest sections. ............................... ................ extended forecast shows more sun than clouds this upcoming week. mild weather too in the mid to high 60's by friday and saturday. chance of showers this weekend and some big winds on sunday and monday
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finished building a traffic signal at this busy intersection.... now, you want to know if they'll ever turn it on.... demetria obilor reached out to the county and found out when things will get up and running, in "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: kay says, "a traffic light has finally been erected and installed at the tenaya way and warm springs intersection, but it has not yet been activated! what are they waiting for? drivers going east/west don't know if they should stop, keep going or what!" last november, clark county started an $819,000 project, which included the construction of the warm
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the poles are up, but the county doesn't plan to flip the switch until mid- february. this project also entails flood control and drainage, sidewalk and gutter improvements on warm springs, west of tenaya. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((denise valdez)) > j lo brought her energy to the las vegas strip -- and now another diva is coming back. maria carey announced additional dates to her residency at caesars palace. 18 new shows have been added through the month of june through september.... including a valentine's day performance. tickets go on sale this friday. for the complete list of dates and ticket information head to our website at lasvegasnow.co m./// ((paul joncich)) > football fans
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carolina panthers and the denver broncos facing off in super bowl 50 and don't forget we're giving away 25 hundred dollars in cash on super bowl sunday. we'll announce the winner on our special newscast after the game. to enter just head to our website at lasvegasnow dot com and click on the super bowl contest banner..you can also enter on our facebook page./// ((denise valdez)) > a shocking new report concerning women and heart attacks. ((paul joncich)) the warning issued by the american heart association for the first time and the new symptoms they're now identifying that are only found in women.///
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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different causes and symptoms and some risk factors can be even more dangerous. ((denise valdez)) > that's according to a new, first-ever statement from the american heart association. adriana diaz has more from chicago. >three years ago, marsha goodbaum felt nauseous and had stomach pains. she finally headed to the hospital hours later. (marsha goodbaum/heart attack patient) i had no idea i was having a heart attack. //12:00:34 i really expected shoulder pain or heavy chest pain. a new scientific statement from the american heart association says there can be some key differences between men and women when it comes to heart attack symptoms. (dr. harmony reynolds/nyu langone medical center) most women will have some kind of discomfort in the chest when they are having a heart attack, but it may not feel like they expect it to feel but there is usually discomfort somewhere in the chest area, and or in the neck, the jaw the back the upper stomach this is the first time the association has put out a statement on heart attacks in women, which highlights women often have different causes of heart attack such as the type of plaque buildup. exam some risk factors can also
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harmony reynolds/nyu langone medical center) diabetes//can be twice as strong a risk factor. high blood pressure is a stronger risk factor one year later , marsha had the same symptoms.. and another heart attack. this time she didn't wait.. (marsha goodbaum/heart attack patient) i tell my friends if they have stomach pain, or slight nausea don't hesitate. i hesitated, i'm glad i'm alive after that she continues to manage her high cholesterol and high blood pressure with medication, diet and exercise. adriana diaz, cbs news. /// ((paul joncich)) > the report also says that black and hispanic women have more risk factors such as diabetes and obesity at the time of their heart attacks./// ((denise valdez)) > valley residents have had enough. ((paul joncich)) another rash of mailbox thefts is causing many locals to overflow with frustration.... what you can do to keep yourself
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((paul joncich)) > a frustrating couple of weeks for one west valley neighborhood. thieves have broken into several
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((denise valdez)) the latest theft... happened over the weekend. patrick walker is live from the neighborhood where people are understandably frustrated. patrick? ((patrick walker)) if nothing else... it's a big inconvenience. neighbors who use this mailbox will now have to go to the post office on rainbow to get their mail. all because someone was able to pop all the locks on this box... rendering it useless. neighbors think it happened sometime early sunday morning... before daylight. half of the boxes were broken into... and all the mail inside... stolen. margo erickson says it's not the first time this box has been compromised. a few years ago... the back panel was ripped off... and replaced by the postal service. it took about 3 weeks... she says... for it to be repaired. but... she says it's still the original mailbox... installed 26 years ago when she moved onto this street. ((margo erickson/discovere d compromised mailbox: "my question is, why don't they replace them all then if they are that vulnerable, this is the time when all your
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much private information.")) ((patrick walker)) two other nearby mailboxes have also been hit in recent days. one just around the corner also had the front doors popped open in the same fashion. and one a few streets over has been out of commission for a few weeks... since its back doors were ripped open to get to all of the mail slots. ((patrick walker)) the postal service says mail theft has been a constant problem in the valley recently. we'll talk more about that... coming up at 6. denise... ((denise valdez)) is there anything customers can do to protect their mail? ((patrick walker)) the postal service has tried to make their boxes more but... thieves are still finding a way. the top tip is to check your mail daily. if it's not there... they can't steal it. also... keep an eye on who's hanging around your mailbox. that could be useful info later on if something does happen. /// ((paul joncich)) > former clark county commissioner darwin lamb
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yetserday at his home in cedar city utah. lamb, who would have been 84 in april, fell at his home a few weeks ago and broke his hip. was never able to recover. once... a political dynasty in nevada. while he served on the county commission, his oldest brother floyd was a powerful state senator and another brother ralph was the longest serving sheriff in county history. the lambs we're often called the "kennedy's of nevada". in fact... at one point, two of the brothers we're seeking the state's most powerful offices: this is a 2014 interview the i- team's george knapp did with darwin lamb: ((darwin lamb: i was going to run for governor when mike o'callahan won. i saw a survey after the fact that i could have won it easily. floyd said i'm going to run. so i said okay, you're the oldest. it's your right, but this year, one of us could win it....i said, i'll tell you what, you run for governor and i'll run for lt. governor.
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in addition to a busy life in politics and business, darwin lamb was also an actor who had small roles in several big budget movies and also had a nightclub act. his daughter marion told the i-team... memorial services are being planned for both cedar city and las vegas./// ((denise valdez)) > a potential danger... lurking in your back yard -- could put you and your family at risk. a new report highlights the possible threat of a chemical disaster. the valley has experienced major incidents in the past. mauricio marin has the story. (( )) ((mauricio marin)) it's a sight hard to forget. the pepcon explosion in 1988 killed two people and injured more than 300 people. chemical catastrophes like that is something clark county fire department hazmat coordinator richard brenner works to prevent. ((richard brenner/hazmat coordinator clark county fire. dept.: "it created a huge mess for clark county and henderson. it affected the whole southern nevada area." )) ((mauricio marin)) according to the center for effective government...at least 15 facilities that use chemicals across the valley pose a big risk to the surrounding community. one of them is reddy ice las
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they use large amounts of ammonia to keep things cold in their facility. ((amanda starbuck/center for effective government: "why they are so dangerous is because they store hdyro ammonia used as refregeriate. this is a deadly toxic gas it can spread several miles from it's source if it's a major release.")) ((mauricio marin)) the company is required to abide by strict rules and regulations. but the center for effective government says more can be done. ((amanda starbuck/center for effective government: "one simple thing facilites can do to be safer is just switch to safer chemicals." )) ((mauricio marin)) or asks them to use liquids instead of gas chemicals. something brenner says he urges companies to consider as well to minimize risk for catastrophe. ((richard brenner/hazmat coordinator clark county fire. dept.: "a gas is a bad thing because if it gets out into the air then it's going to expand usually and effect people.' "liquids chances are they'll stay on the ground. we can mitigate the situation by using dams and dikes and things so it doesn't get on the roadway." )) ((mauricio marin)) because there's always risk when using any type of chemical...brenn er says he works with facilites and first
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unexpected to keep nearby communites safe. ((richard brenner/hazmat coordinator clark county fire. dept.: "there's always room for improvement." )) ((denise valdez)) we reached out to reddy ice to ask about their safety practices earlier this week but have not heard back. but research shows they have not had a reported incident in at least five years. if you'd like to see the interactive map the center for effective government put together on hazardous facilities -- head over to las- vegas-now-dot- com./// ((paul joncich)) > a cloud of controversy over the oscars. ((denise valdez)) how some hollywood heavyweights are weighing in on the backlash over all white nominees. and how one famous film festival is addressing diversity in the film industry./// < announcer: you're watching 8
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paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > the sundance film festival is now underway in park city utah. ((denise valdez)) and this past weekend at the festival... some big names in hollywood shared their thoughts on the
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year's nominees in acting categories being white. actor don cheadle was nominated for hotel rwanda. and just in november, director spike lee was given an honorary oscar. both weighed in on the oscar so-white controversy. (( (don cheadle/actor) "what i hope happens is that chris rock goes in and skewers everybody. those who are complaining, those who are being nominated, those who are being celebrated, those who've been passed over, i think this is a moment on the world stage to kind of turn the mirror on this whole thing." (spike lee/director) "i'd like to see more people step up, because we're going to be on the right side of history. this is the right side of history, equality for everyone.")) ((paul joncich)) > both men also pointed out that diversity is not just black and white. and that that the industry would benifit if people of all colors were included in the voting at the academy. on opening day of the festival sundance founder and actor
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diversity at the film festival. (( if you're independent minded you're going to do things different from the common form, then you're gonna have more diverse products. so that's something that i think we're generally pretty proud of... is how we show diversity in the festival because i think it's important because it's tied to the fundamental world of independent. )) ((paul joncich)) > the academy of motion picture arts and sciences.... the organization behind the oscars.... is taking sweeping measures to double the number of women and minority members by 2020./// ((denise valdez)) > small crowds gathered in london today to see a famous graffiti artist's newest piece. banksy created this mural opposite the french embassy in knightsbridge. the image is a re-creation of an iconic image from the musical "les misrables." it shows a young girl with tears in her eyes as a can of tear gas lies beneath her. it's believed that banksy is referencing the refugee crisis in this artwork. /// ((paul joncich)) > bowling for a
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((denise valdez)) the event in california that's helping those affected by autism get competitive and in the game.///
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((denise valdez)) > young people on the autism spectrum gathered in bakersfield, california, for a little bowling. the kern autism network hosted the "bowling for autism" event. the group says it allows young people on the spectrum to have fun in an environment where they can be themselves. (( (grant davenport/particip ant) "it's really nice to be doing this, to be doing bowling. it really gets me excited." (ramona puget/president, kern autism network) "we love it because there is a lot of social interaction so, you know, the
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adults that are on the spectrum, they're very competitive and so when they get out there and they start bowling, they kind of shine. it just shows their ability that they can do a lot more and, you know, they have fun.")) ((denise valdez)) the group plans another bowling event in april as part of autism awareness month./// ((paul joncich)) a major success at this weekend's 8 news now's living green super recycle day. ((denise valdez)) > more than 5-thousand drivers came by the thomas and mack center to drop off items. photojournalis t neb solomon has some of the highlights. ((nat pop: slow going but you're almost there.")) ((sherry swensk: for electronics and shredding on the other side. )) ((sherry swensk: another successful year at the thomas and mack super recycle event. every year it gets bigger and bigger and bigger.)) ((it cleans out my closet and i feel environmentally friendly." )) ((i just try to clean up and save the planet at the same time.")) ((hi guys, how are you? good to see you i've got some bags for you.)) ((whoohoo...thanks for stopping by.
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right on down to the stop sign and then it's down to shredding.")) ((just shredding...go ahead and follow this lexus here." )) (("three boxes.")) (("you don't want the boxes back, right?" )) ((monitors go like lcd's go into here." )) ((nate king/the blind center of nevada:"pretty much take everything that has enough value and either rebuild it and resell it and then we do so." )) ((lauren siegel/the blind center of nevada"seeing all the people that have been coming out today i feel great to know that my community is willing and able to get up on a saturday morning and donate stuff that is really going to help alot of different organizations. good will. shred-it, blind center of nevada of course. it's really hard to see. it's really heart warming."))
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< tedd florendo high clouds outside right now and staying cool and near average. we have some breezes out there mainly to the northern neighborhoods and down the colorado river with gusts up to 30 mph. otherwise slight breeze outside right now and cooler than yesterday. ............................... .......... afternoon temps in the high 50's for neighborhoods over to theast side and northeast sections of the valley right now. cooler for summerlin and of
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cooler also because foothill neighborhoods are higher in elevation. ............................... ................ regional temps high 50's from mesquite all the way down to laughlin where they're actually milder than most neighborhoods and same goes for death valley. cooler for those neighborhoods to the north in the low to mid 40's and chilly in ely and reno ............................... ................... east coast now done with the snow but like i said they have a lot of cleaning up to do. because with 30 inches of snow it's not going to melt overnight. there will be high piles of snow until spring i know because i lived it. ............................... ...... another weaker system is bringing snow for neighborhods in iowa and wisconsin. rain under that rain snow line
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right now ths will move into michigan overnight. ............................... ........... back west. weak disturbance coming in from the north is bringing those clouds and some of those northerly breezes. we have this high over to the west that will migrate in. it will bring a warming trend starting tomorrow and into your weekend. where this weekend we could be in the mid 60's ............................... ....... winds stay gusty tonigth and tomorrow especially down the colorado river valley. and lighter winds from vegas all the way to mesquite. ............................... ............. 10 hour forecast shows temps from the high 40's this eveing to chilly 40's by 11 o'clock tonight. dropping 39 tonight with clearing skies and some high clouds. winds slightly breezy and chilly by morning. tomorrow 57 for the high and sunny with also some north winds between 5 and 20 tomorrow. slightly below normal. ............................... ...............
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highs will be in the low 60's over to the east side of the valley and cool 50's for the northwest sections. ............................... ................ extended forecast shows more sun than clouds this upcoming week. mild weather too in the mid to high 60's by friday and turday.chance ofhowers this weekend and some ginds on sunday and
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people turned to technology this weekend while getting hammered by an historic blizzard. the dating app -- happn -- reported a jump in use during the snowstorm. according to the app-- messaging in new york city went up 139- percent from the weekend prior. likes were also up 66-percent. but it wasn't just the big apple. in philadelphia...th e app saw a surge in messaging there by 342-percent. likes also went up by 95- percent. happn also says new user signups were up 43-percent across the country. happn is a dating app that matches you with people who've crossed your path. ((paul joncich)) > clark county's first government surplus auction of 2016 is happening next month. the auction features items used or acquired by area law
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that includes things like cars, computers, and electronics... as well as lost and found items from mccarran airport. a preview and pre- registration event is happening february 24 -26 from nine to five. then the auction is happening saturday february 27 at 8 a-m. it's all happening at t- n-t auction. that's on stephanie and flamingo. for more information head to lasvegasnow dot com and click on the links we mentioned./// ((denise valdez)) > denied to serve. ((paul joncich)) the tattoo that disqualified one teen from serving in the marines. and the stance the military is taking when it comes to getting some edgy ink. solar energy... going to the people? coming up at 5... an update on the battle between n-v energy and solar customers... who are looking to overturn a
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utilities commission.///
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marine corps recruiting center to enlist ... ... only to be turned down due to a tattoo. ken buffa explains why this
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>covered in camo -- 18-year-old country boys. likes to hunt,fish and the outdoors -- pride in his upbringing show in his tattoos. (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "i got a browning buck right there on my chest." to show pride in his country -- the greenbrier man walked into the conway marine recruiting center monday to enlist. the process stopped -- after he revealed another tattoo. (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "there's the tattoo. it clearly states 'southern pride'." the confederate flag with the writing southern pride bauswell says was a red flag at the recruiting center. (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "as soon as i said rebel flag on my left ribs he says dq, just automatically, dq." disqualified. (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "i felt pretty low that my own government wasn't going to let me serve my country because of ink that's in my skin,' we tried contacting the recruiting center wednesday but they were closed. we did find the marine corps' tattoo policy -- which reads in part, "tattoos/brands that are sexist, racist, eccentric or offensive in nature, express an
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substances prohibited by the marine corps drug policy and the uniform code of military justice, to include tattoos associated with illegal drugs, drug usage ...." (anthony "or paraphernalia are prohibited." (ken buffa/reporting) "does that have anything to do with your tattoo?" (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "to me no," the recent high school grad says he understands the stigma with the confederate flag... (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "i definitely don't want to see racism, which is 90-percent of the reason why i put 'southern pride' on it," bauswell says he is hoping his pride for his country can be expressed in service and not just remain skin- deep. (anthony bauswell/rejected by marines) "i kind of felt like i had a plan for my life and now that i can't go i am not sure where i stand,"/// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget..
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