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who was shot yesterday morning near buffalo and flamingo...has died. metro says the shooting was sparked by an argument between two men inside the house. the victim was taken to umc trauma... where he died. metro has not released a description of the person they are looking for./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and metro police are investigating...a fter a person was shot and killed in broad daylight near rainbow and westcliff. it happened yesterday...afte r a fight. police are working to build relationships with neighbors who are seeing more violence in their communities. ((((capt. andrew walsh/metro police:13:20 "we're trying to make this a safe place for people to live." have to come out of their apartments and walk through this neighborhood and go to school and tired of having them come out and see crime scene tape and change their routes because of ((kirsten joyce)) officers have been holding events to get to know the public. they want to gain the public's trust so more crimes get reported ./// ((brian loftus)) > an oregon protester who was shot and killed during a confrontation with police... will be laid to rest today. lavoy finicum was killed back on january 26th... he was part of a group that took
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oregon, led by nevada rancher ammon bundy... finicum's funeral will be held in utah...we're sending a crew to the funeral. meanwhile... 16 of the armed protesters are facing charges for the standoff. their indictment was made public yesterday... they face charges of conspiracy to impede officers of the united states./// brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast. kirsten joyce sherry... how's the weather looking today? sherry swensk < it is going to be a super weekend for the superbowl! nice to have some warmer weather coming for big game weekend! check out our super sunday weather now forecast calling for a high temp in the mid 60s... santa clara where they are playing the game in the mid 70s! ............ it's chilly this morning, but not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place... but each day we get milder. ......... today we slide into the upper 50s with sunshine. ......
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big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and sunday...even warmer next week. > let's send it over to demetria for traffic.///
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>vehicle fire at craig and jones in the northwest. crash on on las vegas boulevard near the welcome sign. crash on las vegas boulevard and blue diamond. northbound strip closed between convention center drive and riviera as crews film the jason bourne movie. back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) >
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the arts and culture festival is returning for the first time since october. february's event is themed back to our future. an art walk... kid zone and dance lessons will all be featured alongside dozens of food trucks. organizers say 20-thousand people attend the free event./// ((brian loftus)) > getting kids excited for learning (("where else in school do you get to play with legos!" )) ((brian loftus)) the programs that have students excited to get into the classroom.. in this week's...what's cool at school recap. ((kirsten joyce)) staying out of trouble at work. why you might want to think again...before calling in sick after the super bowl. ((brian loftus)) not only are people speeding down this stretch, there are potholes everywhere! it's all driving you crazy..where demetria is working to make your
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a robotics competition, opening adventure in new books, and gaining tools for the bright career of dentistry....in today's "what's cool at school" recap. ((brian loftus)) kids at twitchell elementary are getting ready for a robotics competition, making sure their bots are prepped to perform on the big day. their teamwork has impressed teachers stacy carpenter co-chair of robotics club "they're proud to walk in and say....that's my bot, it may break down today, but boy we had an amazing time trying to get here." demi lira 5th grade "we get to work with different people and we get to cooperate and the robots are really fun to work with." another example of kids so engaged with the material, so excited about a project...that school becomes fun! collin moxley 5th grade "where else in school do you get to play with legos!" ((brian loftus)) spread the word nevada
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we caught up with this effort at mccaw steam academy, where students proudly walked away with a bag full of books....just for them! the kids were all smiles as they accepted the gift of adventure...in pages yet to be turned.... lisa havighorst executive director, spread the word nevada "we always let our kids choose their books because we really want them to read, and not just be handed a book, so that's a big difference to a child, and to have that be their own, it's tremendous." ((brian loftus)) many students simply don't have books at home to read. today was a day to start filling up their bookshelf noah sanchez 2nd grade "i get to read new books and i don't have that many boooks at home, so i can get more and more books." lloyd strother 4th grade "it was so cool because i don't have a lot of books at home, and the books i have i've already read. i'm so excited to get new books!" ((brian loftus)) aspiring dentists at southwest career and technical academy are gaining a competitive career edge, inside their classrooms. this program, walks students step-by-step, station to station, through the process of
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tami navarro senior "where we actually got to go into the lab, and work on each other, and our clasmates....we're developings skills that i can actually use in the office." ((brian loftus)) polishing away plaque, making dental impressions, reading x- rays....even placing fillings their leader is a teacher and a dentist - a true pro - with a wealth of experience simon guan senior "we actually have someone of experience with years of practice." ((brian loftus)) one refreshing remark i heard is how students look forward to using their know-how, to help others. they're enjoying this path.... tami navarro senior "getting into medical, into dental, specifically and having this hands on training and actually going into internship it's sort of like, wow, medicine isn' that bad - it's actually really fun!" ((brian loftus)) and that's ((brian loftus)) > to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school... go to las vegas now dot com. left corner...
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the "community" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250- dollars for their program. /// adlib weather chat sherry swensk < brian, where are my flowers? it's national weatherperson' s are my flowers? it's national weatherperson' s day! get ready
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the mornings will be chilly, but not downright cold like they have been most of the week. ........... dry air and high pressure will increase over the west to keep the warm- up coming over the next seven days. ............ meanwhile showers working their way off the east coast and cold air will take a plunge into the eastern half of the country for the weekend. cld snow across the northeast ..... plenty of sunshine back here in the desert today and closer to normal 60 degrees. light northwest winds... then a steady warm-up through the weekend to 60s. but check out the warmer 70s arriving monday and sticking around next week! >
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((kirsten joyce)) > bill clinton is stopping in the valley today... to campaign for hillary. he'll be at united brotherhood of carpenters international training center tonight at 7-15...
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at manse elementary school in pahrump. bill clinton was just in town a couple of weeks ago campaigning for his wife./// ((kirsten joyce)) > hillary clinton and bernie sanders are pushing to win over voters this weekend...ahead of new hampshire's primary on tuesday. they faced each other in a debate last night: ((bernie sanders: secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans. (hillary clinton)) senator sanders is the only person who would say that, i as a woman, running to be the first woman president am exemplifying the establishment.)) they tackled foreign policy, wall street, progressive values...and health care. sanders is leading in new hampshire... but clinton says she won't give up./// ((brian loftus)) > republican presidential hopefuls each want a win on tuesday as well... after a stronger than expected third- place finish in iowa -- marco rubio is now trailing donald trump in new hampshire...putt ing the florida senator ahead of ted cruz. trump also appears to be easing up on cruz... just a day after accusing the
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iowa caucuses. /// ((brian loftus)) > we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30./// ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas is bracing for a busy weekend... ((brian loftus)) this year, the big game is expected to bring more than 2-hundred and 96-thousand sports fans and betters to the valley. kirsten joyce 8 news now's michael stevens is live at south point hotel and casino with how sportsbooks are preparing for all the football madness. hey michael? the gaming control board released figures showing that $116.0 million was wagered in
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last year's super bowl. ((if sports enthusiasts can't go to the game, las vegas is the next best place to be for the biggest sports weekend of the year. the destination expects to see more than 296,000 visitors over the weekend. las vegas experiences include game day- themed dinners, group drink specials, world- class entertainment and unrivaled nightlife.))
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((brian loftus)) > michael -- what's the best piece of advice
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on the big game? ((michael stevens)) brian, kirsten... the people here at the sportsbooks say know your bets before you get here... it's going to be very busy... and you don't want to hold up the line. brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? < demetria obilor > according to this construction sign along the south beltway, lane restrictions are starting up pretty soon due to the airport connector project. nhp, metro and local law enforcement are going to be out
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speeders ....etc... be careful out there. < > < > back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > you just heard from one of our local sports books.. but jill wagner will join us shortly ..... about just how much cash the super bowl is generating...nat
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restoring love... in downtown las vegas. how leaders worked to fix...and renew...the vandalized love
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((brian loftus)) > if you're thinking about calling in sick after the super bowl...think again. ((kirsten joyce)) and the big game means big business... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. and jill -- sunday of course is the big game! and for anyone who's thinking about calling in sick on monday... their boss could be onto them? good morning brian and kirsten! it's jobs day on wall street! investors will be watching as the labor department releases the january employment report.
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rate will hold steady at 5 percent. yesterday... the dow jumped 79 points thursday. the nasdaq was up 5.// and super bowl weekend means big business and big bucks for the league, the teams, ticket- sellers and just about anyone else associated with the game. forbes magazine reports super bowl 50 will generate 620 million dollars in overall revenue... that's a record for a one day sporting event. brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- sunday of course is the big game! and for anyone who's thinking about calling in sick on monday... their boss could be onto them? a: an office team survey found 3 in 10 managers think their workers often call in sick or make an excuse to skip work after a big sporting event like the super bowl. and 4 in 10 workers say they've either done that... or know someone who has. brian and kirsten?
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> now let's turn it over to crazy? /// demetria obilor > lawrence says, "two things are driving me crazy about hacienda avenue! first, cars speed with no regard for anyone's safety. second, there are potholes forming all over the street, especially between misty morning drive and rainbow boulevard." first things first, i contacted metro about speeders on hacienda avenue. a motor officer will investigate and enforce speeds the speed limit in the area. on to the potholes.i asked clark county to check out the bumpy stretch of hacienda between misty morning drive and rainbow.
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created a work order for the location and will dispatch a team to take care of them. the county just started a project on hacienda between durango and rainbow this week. crews will fill in sidewalk gaps; add bike lanes and lights; and widen/repave parts of the road. everything should be done by may. the repaving of hacienda between rainbow and jones is being planned now. it will cost roughly $750,000 to get the ball rolling. the county expects to have the funds together some time next year. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) > opting for a veggie burger...instead of the real thing. ((kirsten joyce)) why restaurants say the vegetarian option is becoming more popular!
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> a man in a wheelchair... hit by a car and killed while waiting at a bus stop. how one witness rushed in and tried to save his life. ((michael stevens)) > ((michael stevens is live with more on the super bowl in las vegas)) ((kirsten joyce)) > plus... love advice... what you can say during the a second./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > joining us. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm kirsten joyce. the n-f-l's biggest game is just
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just two days away... and while the 50th super bowl is in california... las vegas is expected to welcome huge crowds of betters and ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live from the south point casino and hotel... michael, how are the people their getting ready? ((if sports enthusiasts can't go to the game, las vegas is the next best place to be for the biggest sports weekend of the year. the destination expects to see the weekend. las vegas experiences include game day- themed dinners, group drink specials, world- class entertainment and unrivaled
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what makes betting on the super bowl different from any of the other big sporting events? ((michael stevens)) brian, kirsten... hands down...
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number of them for just this game... and it's not all about the game itself. ((kirsten joyce)) > authorities want to make sure you are safe when you're celebrating the super bowl this weekend. metro and nevada highway patrol are reminding you not to drink and drive...and stay safe. they say you should always have a designated driver or call for a ride. you can also report drunk drivers by dialing "star-n- h-p" or just call 9-1-1./// kirsten joyce > now let's get a look at your forecast. brian loftus sherry... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk
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over-under for sunday's high temperature? it is going to be a super weekend for the superbowl! for the superbowl! nice to have some warmer weather coming for big game weekend! ................... check out our super sunday weather now forecast calling for a high temp in the mid 60s... santa clara where they are playing the game in the mid 70s! ............ it's chilly this morning, but not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place... but each day we get milder. ......... today we slide into the upper 50s with sunshine. ...... a big warm-up coming after the big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and
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> < kirsten, brian... back to you./// > ((brian loftus)) > a man is dead...after he was hit by a car while waiting at a bus stop. it happened yesterday afternoon...nea r lake mead and rancho. a witness captured the gruesome scene on cell phone video. a bystander is seen doing chest compressions on the man... meanwhile the driver is sitting inside her car before stepping out with c-d's in her hand... she appeared to be in shock. police say the driver remained on scene and is cooperating with
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they do not believe she was under the influence at the time of the crash./// brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? demetria obilor < taking a live look on the north end of the strip where crews are filming the jason bourne movie. it's right in front of the riviera, which is only lit up because of all the activity. crash reported on the south end of the strip near the welcome to las vegas sign. > < > back to you. /// .. ((kirsten joyce)) > today...you might see a lot of people wearing red...
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the american heart association is working to raise awareness of the toll heart disease takes on women. the group says heart disease and strokes kill a woman every 80 seconds.. heart disease is the number one killer of women./// ((kirsten joyce)) > even the welcome to fabulous las vegas sign is going red! county leaders are officially flipping the switch this morning, turning the lightbulbs red. this is a live look at the sign this morning./// ((brian loftus)) > more people coming down with the zika virus in the u-s. ((kirsten joyce)) how florida's governor is working to fight it. ((brian loftus)) plus... con artists hitting the street ahead of the super bowl. how the n-f-l is tackling counterfeit merchandise.///
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festivities are really ramping up in san francisco... ahead of super bowl sunday. ((kirsten joyce)) chris maathuis has some of the top draws in the city leading up to the big game. >this game has come a long way. for super bowl number one the halftime entertainment was marching bands now its the world's most popular musical acts the band coldplay will play for 12 minutes and beyonc will also be on stage sunday the group met with media yesterday. trust me there weren't many football related questions ((chris martin, coldplay: "i know that you're very close with beyonc and jay z and beyonc is performing with you what is a
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up a queen bee i want you to red bodysuit and we're going to do this was a conversation like just like that i said hey queen bee i want you in red body suit just what you said to set your fine did you get the teach to dance moves you want the honest answer what was the question again " )) lady gaga will perform the national anthem. in less then 3 days, the nfl's golden game will kick off. fans can't get enough. from the super bowl lumbardi, trophy there seems to be something for everybody to see and perhaps the coolest thing is the hellios interactive hall of fame bost exhibit. where you too can actually have a bronze bust printed and emailed to you. it's the wave of the future in photography ((mike moreno, helios interactive: "this is using microsoft connect technology so it's a camera that allows us to in 3-d scan an image from shoulders up and overlay graphical in this case a bronze treatment to make it look like a hall of fame bust as a matter of fact this is up to this point is the most socially
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as the big game approaches, more and more con artists will hit the streets hoping to dupe customers out of thousands of dollars of fake merchandise the nfl wants everybody to be aware of fake merchandise and tickets. the nfl laid out a whole bunch of fake items including jewelry jerseys and hats it's a big problem just this past week there were 49 seizures of over 12,000 items with a value of over 460-thousand dollars today is a big day, because roger the media. have yourselves a great day. reporting in san francisco, i'm chris maathius, 8 sports now. ((demetria obilor)) > thanks chris. trending this morning... valentine's day is arround the corner..and the dating website match-dot- com...has released a new survey... it finds some surprising ways to
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get a second date. it's their sixth version of the "singles in america" survey... they found going for sushi increases the likelihood of a second date by 170 percent. also... it found using the term netflix and increases your chance of a second date by 99 percent. the survey also said using the term "on fleek" decreases chances for a second date by 26 percent. and talking politics during the date boosts your chances of a second date...91 percent.///
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sherry swensk < check out a live pic from the bay area of the bay bridge...
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48 degrees right now and 60s for highs today. .............. we can see some early light from our red rock camera... it is going to be a super weekend for the superbowl! nice to have some warmer weather coming for big game weekend! check out our super sunday weather now forecast calling for a high temp in the mid 60s... santa clara where they are playing the game in the mid 70s! ............ it's chilly this morning, but not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place... but each day we get milder.
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today we slide into the upper 50s with sunshine. ...... a big warm-up coming after the big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and sunday...even warmer next week. > let's get a check of traffic with demetria now./// > < demetria obilor delays on tropciana due to sewer work that's underway at the moment. delays on southbound i-15 and us 95 in the spaghetti bowl. next up, we'll talk about some closures downtown for a big race taking place ahead of the big game. >
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< > back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the state of florida is ramping up efforts to combat the zika virus. yesterday, state governor rick scott declared a health emergency in a fifth county and asked the cdc to rush test kits to the region. at least 12 cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been detected in the sunshine state. zika has been linked to a rare birth defect in babies.. we'll be right back.///
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((kirsten joyce)) > people in the u-s aren't eating as much meat as they used to... food. ((brian loftus)) after a generation of non-appetizing hockey puck type patties - veggie burgers are having a moment. jamie yuccas looks at the trend that even some carnivores are craving. ummmm yum a veggie burger is no longer a bland gray patty
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that's good chef chloe coscarelli opened "by chloe" last summer in new york city. quick nat chloe: yes, the texture is most important. everything on the menu is vegan :18-:24 (chloe coscarelli/chef) i think there's still a lot /f work to be done making them fun and accessible every day and that's our mission. customers are embracing the veggie trend. in just three years, vegetarian menus are up 66 percent. :31-:37 (jamie yuccas/new york) chloe's vegetarian menu has clearly won over this new york neighborhood. the restaurant opens at 11 - and within minutes, it's packed. it started at high end restaurants catering to foodies, but is now expanding to fast food. even white castle and wendy's now have veggie burgers on their menus! (mos) people are definitely more mindful and open to it now more than 35 percent of americans say they eat vegetarian meals at least once a week and more than 60 percent of americans actually like to "eat their vegetables" when going out. food trend expert michael whiteman says it's not just veggie burgers that have come a
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for them. 1:10-1:13 (michael whiteman/baum+ whiteman restaurant consultants) they were not likeable for a generation or two they were really awful things.// now they're really eating it as a matter of pleasure because it's a different product.// it doesn't taste like it was run over by a bus. vegan nicholas anselmo agrees, true success is still all about taste. 1:24-1:30 (nicholas anselmo/vegan) the important thing a veggie burger should do is that whole veggie experience, you know the good bread, pickles and a side of fries. an alternative now being served up in places you never expected. jy, cbs news, new york ((brian loftus)) experts say it can also be cost effective for a restaurant to add vegetable dishes. they keep longer than fruit and can be used in other menu items./// brian loftus > now let's send things over to sherry swensk kirsten joyce sherry what's the forecast look like today?/// sherry swensk <
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not too bad. 30s around town and dry air will stay in place as a nice warm-up finally comes back for the weekend. ......... today we slide into the upper 50s with plenty of sunshine and some neighborhoods make it to 60 today. ...... a big warm-up coming after the big game this weekend. 60s by saturday and sunday...even warmer 70s arrive by monday and hang on through most of next week. > < kirsten, brian... back to you./// > ((brian loftus)) > the love locket in downtown las vegas is on its way to a full heart again.... ((kirsten joyce)) last month, a piece of the work of art was stolen.... it was created for the first ever life is beautiful music and arts festival in 2013...and since then, people have filled the heart with messages. yesterday - there was a fundraiser for the american heart association...te n bucks for a metal heart to help replace what was stolen. the artist and others are making the plea...for the original piece to be returned./// ((kirsten joyce)) > new allegations against the cleveland browns' johnny
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coming up at 6:00... the assault claims made against the troubled quarterback... by his ex- girlfriend. ((kirsten joyce)) > plus... trying to replace the heart of downtown... the fundraiser for a new love lock ... after it was stolen./// ((sherry swensk)) < and just
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security, cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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> warmer weather is on the way. the higher temps you can expect this super bowl weekend. ((michael stevens)) < michael stevens is live talking about this weekend's super bowl & bets > kirsten joyce > and...president obama.. delivers some laughs when he welcomes the nba champs to the white house, the credit he gave the team's coaches.. and the offer the warriors made him./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > hundreds of thousands of fans are making the
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for super bowl weekend! ((brian
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