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last night.// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce. brian loftus > and i'm brian loftus. it's 5-oclock. a person is dead this morning... after a crash this morning. kirsten joyce he's live on the scene with the latest information. michael? ((michael stevens)) metro police say the crash happened around 1:30 this morning. police say the driver of a cadillac ran a red light and smashed into a toyota going through the intersection here at decatur and russell. police say the driver of the toyota was taken to umc where he died. police on the the scene say the driver of the cadillac might have been under the influence -- he did undergo a field sobriety test and failed. police say that person was
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richard strader/ lvmpd: totally bad choices that were made. we have statements that they may have been at one of the local clubs before coming here. they made some bad choices tonight.)) ((michael stevens)) police say they are getting a search warrant to process the drivers blood. police say the driver will be charged with dui -- dui causing death and running a red light. police say avoid this area of you can. because they expect to be here for the next few hours. ((brian loftus)) kirsten joyce > now let's turn it over to demetia. brian loftus how's the crash impacting traffic? < demetria obilor >use alternates like sunset and jones to get around the fatal crash closure. sewer work underway on the strip at spring mountain.
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< > < > back to you. ///
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vegas strip is back open.. after a car shooting. it happened at about 1-45 at the intersection of tropicana and las vegas boulevard.. police say someone in a black sedan.. fired shots into another car.. striking the male driver and a passenger. the victims drove themselves to u-m-c and have since been released from the hospital. police are currently looking for the shooter. as soon as we get new information from police... we'll update you./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a man is fighting for his life this morning... after he was hit by a car. it happened in north las vegas last night near lake mead and rancho. police say the man was not in a crosswalk when he crossed the street... and a sedan hit him. he was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition this morning./// ((brian loftus)) > the k-9 that was cut several times during a standoff with metro police... is expected to make a full recovery and return to work. a suspect attacked the police dog, named nicky, with a machete last 7eek...and cut his face multiple times. nicky underwent surgery last week and his handler sergeant
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well. nicky is still wearing a cone while his injuries heal...but should get straight back to work: (( ((tom moore - k9 handler, metro pd: very tough dog, never let go, good dog, heart of a champion.)) ((tom moore - k9 handler, metro pd: the only thing that's keeping him from doing it is him stitches in. i'm sure as soon as those stitches come out, he'll be right back and be the same old nicky he was.)) ((brian loftus)) the suspect who police say.. attacked nicky, is in custody... but the person's identity has not been released. it's unclear what criminal charges he will face but it is a felony to wound a police animal./// brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast. kirsten joyce sherry... how's the weather looking today? sherry swensk <
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clear skies and dry air and not too chilly. we hit those warm upper 70s yesterday and had just a few high thin clouds around. overall it was a sunny and warm president's day. ............ right now we are dropping into the 50s... and winds are light. high pressure rules the west again today... quiet and very warm. ........... today we should have plenty of sunshine and look for warm upper 70s again, even near 80 in many neighborhoods. > back to you. ///
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little league team who officially won the world series title...could have it taken away. parents of players of the team that initially won the title...the jackie robinson west team from chicago..are suing to have the title returned. they were stripped of it when it was discovered some of the players didn't meet residency requirements. so, the mountain ridge team were declared the winners. the parents for the chicago team say they submitted the proper documents... and the map that was submitted was verified as legal and was
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((brian loftus)) > a local group is headed to mexico this morning... to see the pope. about 50 members of saint anne's catholic church are holding mass at 7-30... then...afterwar d, they're immediately loading onto a bus...at heading down to juarez. the pope is on a five day trip to the country... and will be visiting juarez tomorrow. that city is across from el paso, texas./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a less than perfect performance ((brian loftus)) and fans took to social media to complain about it! what adele says caused her flawed singing at the grammys. ((kirsten joyce)) plus.. just a few days left to push for votes before south carolina primaries and nevada caucuses.. why hillary clinton barked like a dog during a rally in reno. ((brian loftus)) signs warn of closures, but you say nothing ever shuts down. demetria got on the job and got some answers, in "what's driving
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hurt, down before. when our pride was low, lookin at the world where do we go. )) ((brian loftus)) that's kendrick lamar...performi ng at last night's grammy awards. he was one of the top winners...taking home five awards. ((brian loftus)) > the show was hosted by l-l cool j... ((kirsten joyce)) and some big names took home the top honors. pop star taylor swift won her second best album honor.. and mark ronson and bruno mars won for record of the year for their smash hit - uptown funk. (( and the grammy goes to...uptown funk!)) ((kirsten joyce)) this year's grammys stirred up a lot of emotions...with performances that paid tribute to some of music's biggest icons. the audience was brought to its feet by tributes that... honored earth, wind, & fire maurice white, eagle's co- founder glenn frey, and blues legend bb king.
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i'm finally free from your spell. )) ((brian loftus)) that's chris stapleton, gary clark junior, and bonnie raitt's tribute to the late musician. and lady gaga brought the late david bowie's work back to life. (( this is ground control to major tom, you really made the grade)) ((brian loftus)) chris stapleton, ed sheeran, alabama shakes, and justin bieber were among several grammys. /// ((demetria obilor)) > and trending this morning... there were some issues with adele's performance at the grammy awards... performer.
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people took to social media to complain about the issues and the quality during her performance of "all i ask". some people said adele looked distracted and the usually flawless singer sounded flat--at least on t-v. c-b-s says there was a five-to - eight second issue with the broadcast... but it was outside their control... adele says the piano mics fell onto the piano strings...and made it sound out of tune. the audience gave her a standing ovation./// adlib weatherrchat
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morning... just now dropping to the 50s around the valley with clear skies. ............. we will have a couple of really warm february days even hitting 80 degrees or warmer before a cooler winter storm moves in... but highs will stay above normal and even warm up again by the weekend. ............ cold snow and ice still rolling across the northeast...and thunderstorms are calming down across florida. .......... here's the 7-day forecast that looks more like april... with a slight chance of showers tomorrow night. >
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candidates are campaigning this week ahead of the upcoming south carolina primary on saturday... george w bush stumped for his brother jeb for the first time yesterday. and attacked donald trump... meanwhile, trump attacked ted cruz...and even threatened to sue him over his eligibility to run for president. polls still show trump in the lead ahead of saturday's primary. john kasich is trying to build on his second- place finish in the new hampshire primary...and campaigned in michigan yesterday. the republican caucus here in nevada is one week from today./// ((kirsten joyce)) > meanwhile democratic candidates bernie sanders and hillary clinton will be back in the valley this thursday... for a town hall meeting ahead of the caucus. the town hall will take place at nine thursday night...at the keep memory alive event center. but yesterday... sanders travelled to michigan for a rally. and last night, clinton spoke at a rally in reno...where she barked like a dog...to slam
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((hillary clinton, presidential candidate: we need to get that dog and follow them around and every time they say these things like, 'oh, the great recession was caused by too much regulation,' arh, arh, arh, arh. i think we could cut right through a lot of their claims." )) ((kirsten joyce)) she referred to an old campaign ad for her husband...where a dog barked at false statements. the democratic caucus here in nevada is on saturday./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and don't forget... 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can stay up to date on everything political... both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? < demetria obilor > one person is dead after a driver ran a red light at the russell and decatur intersection. avoid the area using alternates like jones and sunset. tonight, lane shifts begin on us 95 at stephanie street.... early tomorrow morning, there will be a brief closure of
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work began on rainbow last night in the southwest. expect more closures as work goes on. --- one confirmed dead back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) > a man is suing facebook...for unwanted messages ((kirsten
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why he claims he deserves 15- hundred dollars for each one. ((brian loftus)) plus... high tech tennies... how a pair of shoes can measure
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it took joel silverman years to become a master dog trainer. but only a few commands to master depositing checks at chase atms. technology designed for you.
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facebook.. for unwanted messages ((kirsten joyce)) and forget wearable tech... samsung is working on high-tech sneakers jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. q: and jill -- we've had smartphones for awhile... now we hear... sneakers are getting connected? good morning brian and kirsten! u-s markets reopen after a break for president's day. on friday the dow jumped 313 points--- the nasdaq rose 70.// and we could be in for a good start to the week.// the obama administration has given the o-k for the first u-s owned factory in cuba since the cuban revolution. a company from alabama plans to build small tractors -- that will be sold to cuban farmers. the factory will be located in a
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attract foreign investment.// facebook has been hit with a class action lawsuit over its birthday reminders. a florida man says facebook sent unauthorized text messages to his phone about friends' birthdays--viola ting the telephone consumer protection act. the man wants 15 hundred dollars per message. facebook isn't commenting.// brian and kirsten? q: and jill -- we've had smartphones for awhile... now we hear... sneakers are getting connected? a: they're called "i-o fit". they were developed by a start-up that's part of samsung. embedded sensors detect balance and posture... the information is sent to an app that offers tips on improving your work out or your golf swing. there will be two shoes to choose from -- a running shoe and an oxford.// brian and kirsten?
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> now let's turn it over to demetria for what's driving you crazy? /// demetria obilor > marcia says, " closure signs have been flashing on sunridge heights pkwy. and green valley pkwy. at carnegie st. since christmas.
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on?" marcia, developers are building homes in the area. as part of that work, crews are using explosives and/or gas pressure to break rock and dig up the ground; it's called blasting. the city of henderson tells me the builders periodically close the road during the blast and reroute traffic. when it's all done, the road reopens. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > construction underway on a major roadway. ((brian loftus)) how long the new project...on rainbow boulevard will take. and why it's being done in the first place./// ((michael stevens))
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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michael stevens is live with the latest on a deadly crash. ((kirsten joyce)) > rancher cliven bundy appears in front of a judge in oregon today... in connection to a standoff here in nevada. the sentence he could receive...if convicted. ((brian loftus)) > the last star wars movie just came out... but production is already underway for the next! who'll be starring in the latest film in the series./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > kirsten joyce > thanks so much for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) and i'm brian loftus. and we're following breaking news from overnight. one person is dead.. after an early morning crash. ((kirsten joyce)) it happened at decatur and russell.. and that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael stevens. michael.. what can you tell us? all four corners of the intersection are blocked off because of this deadly crash.
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metro's fatal detail is processes the scene. officers say the crash happened around 1:30 this morning. they say the driver of a cadillac ran a red light and smashed into a late model toyota going through the intersection here at decatur and russell. police say the driver of the toyota was taken to umc where he died: ((sgt. richard strader, lvmpd: the driver of the cadillac showed signs of impairment, failed field sobriety tests, and was taken into custody for suspicion of dui. we're now obtaining a search warrant for his blood and he'll be booked for those charges. as well as dui death and running a red light.) )) police believe both cars were going about 45 miles per hour around the time of the crash. metro police say they do expect to be out here for a good amount of time. they recommend to avoid the area
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brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? demetria obilor < avoid the russell/decatur intersection. use sunset and jones as alternates following a deadly crash. construction work continues on galleria and gibson near cowabunga bay. cones are gone from durango and > --- one confirmed dead < > < > back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) > this morning...
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six year old girl and her grandmother in a hit-and-run crash... is set to be sentenced. leonardo ruesga faces up to 40 years in state prison... he pleaded guilty to causing the crash back in march of last year. police say ruesga had marijuana and meth in his system when he hit the pair on maryland at sahara...and took off. his sentencing hearing is set for nine this morning./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a person is dead after he was shot several times in what police are calling a "brazen shooting". it happened last night at the meadow vista apartments near karen and lamb. police say it started with a confrontation in a parking lot... the victim was shot and was able to run a short distance. he was taken to the hospital where he died. ((lt. dan mcgrath/ lvmpd: it's unfortunate we have a young man who's deceased, he's in his 20s, and obviously his family is just hearing the news.)) ((kirsten joyce)) police say bullets hit a car and even went through an apartment window. police don't have a suspect in custody but say itcould be gang related. if you have any information, you're asked to call crime stoppers.///
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is set to be in court today... from charges stemming from his standoff with federal officials here in nevada...back in 2014. the elder bundy and his sons ammon and ryan remain behind bars in oregon. ammon and ryan are charged in connection with the occupation of a national wildlife refuge. cliven was arrested on wednesday when he flew into portland. he's facing a total of six charges...and if convicted, could spend the rest of his life in prison and face more than a million dollars in fines./// ((brian loftus)) > every state is being ordered to audit their teacher discipline reporting.... after a u-s-a today network investigation found that thousands of teachers who had been disciplined were not on the national database registry. school districts in every state report disciplined teacher problems to a database an examination of the state's handling of teacher data earned nevada a "d" grade. when it comes to background checks, the report says nevada has strong state- level screenings before licensing... but fails when it comes to transparency... with no information online about teacher disciplinary actions.
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mandatory reporting laws... and in sharing misconduct information with other states./// kirsten joyce > now let's get a look at your forecast. brian loftus sherry... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk a quiet morning with mostly clear skies and dry air and not too chilly. we hit those warm upper 70s yesterday and had just a few high thin clouds around. overall it was a sunny and warm president's day. ............ sunrise is about an hour away now... officially just before 6:30 a.m.... and sunset 5:22. the sun sinks behind the mountains to the west before 5 p.m. but the days are feeling longer with the light lingering. ............ right now we are dropping into the 50s... and just some upper 40s in a few neighborhoods and winds are
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high pressure rules the west again today... quiet and very warm. ........... today we should have plenty of sunshine and look for warm upper 70s again, even near 80 in some neighborhoods. some changes are coming by tomorrow... we'll take a look in your weather now extended forecast coming up./// > < kirsten, brian... back to you./// >
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> the british airways plane that caught fire on a runway last year... is being fixed and will resume flying. this is what it looked like when the left engine caught fire. 157 passengers and 13 crew members safely evacuated the jet. last month repairs to the aircraft started with a tent around the fuselage. now... the jet is no longer covered... and smoke damage gone.. british airways says a team from boeing is repairing the plane... and it will be back in use when stringent checks are completed... no word on when this could be./// ((kirsten joyce)) > tornadoes rip through parts of the south... ((brian loftus)) the damage caused by the storm system... and how it impacted weather further northeast. ((kirsten joyce)) an ultimatum to the water crisis in flint, michigan... what the n- double - a -c-p is
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((sherry swensk)) > parts of the south are cleaning up this morning... after over a dozen tornadoes touched down across the region. weather officials say at least 16 tornadoes were reported yesterday. a fire station in alabama was destroyed... and a school was damaged in mississippi. the same massive storm system covered roads and streets from the carolinas to new york in snow and ice. warmer temperatures are expected in the northeast... raising concerns over possible flooding./// ((sherry swensk)) > and people in california are getting warm temperatures... as a heat wave continues. cities up and down the state had
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yesterday... los angeles was 89 degrees... and santa ana was 94. even san francisco was getting some heat...at 77 degrees. the summer-like heat spell is expected to stick around for most of the week. /// adlib weather chat sherry swensk <
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in the west thanks to this really strong ridge of high pressure protecting us from cold storms out in the pacific... but there will be a little change come tomorrow. .................. let's go to the radar and satellite across the country... coast right now. cold snow and ice still rolling across the northeast...and thunderstorms are calming down across florida and heading off the coast. ..................... we will have a couple of really
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80 degrees or warmer before a cooler winter storm moves in... but highs will stay above normal and even warm up again by the weekend. > back to you./// >
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surgeon general will visit flint, michigan today for a second day... in regard to the water crisis. doctor vivek murthy is meeting with citizens, health officials, faith groups and advocacy organizations. data released by the state of michigan says high levels of lead are still being detected in tap water in some flint-area homes. the naacp issued a call- to-arms over the situation yesterday... threatening protests if action doesn't come soon.// ((brian loftus)) > a new project is underway on rainbow boulevard between sunset and russell.... ((demetria obilor)) and it's going to impact traffic for over a year. the project is focusing on flood control and will widen the road. eventually there will be three continuous lanes of travel in each direction from sunset to russell. the section will be closed over nights...then lane shifts during the day. nearby businesses say they hope
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((((lee ditterline, general manager, scooter's pub "i don't think it's going to be a big impact for us because our customers are really loyal and they like coming here, so they're going to find a way to get here." )) ((demetria obilor)) the project is being funded in part through fuel revenue indexing which takes a portion of what motorists pay at the pump to find critical transportation projects./// brian loftus how are the roads looking this morning. < demetria obilor > construction on rainbow will continue through april of next
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expect delays until then. there's a crash in the northwest at craig and rancho. delays in the spaghetti bowl on southbound i-15. < > back to you./// ((brian loftus)) > saying goodbye.. to a mistake you thought was permanent. ((kirsten joyce)) the new technology.. that removes tattoos..
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place
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to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care. that was dr. stanley pearle's vision
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have tattoos they regret or don't want anymore... a new laser technology is helping get rid of them...and it's more effective than anything else out there. kenneth craig shows us how it works. tommy prosser is 38 years old, married and now ready to start a family. and for him, that means getting rid of this large arm tattoo he got when he was 18. (thomas prosser, patient) kc when did you start thinking man, this is a bad move, i don't want this? probably in my twenties. doctor mitchell chasin is working to erase it. he's using the latest f-d-a approved laser technology called 'piqo4' (peak-oh-four).
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year old panther tattoo, is nearly gone. (nats: procedure) the laser has four different wavelengths and speeds to target specific colors of ink. (dr. mitchell chasin, medical director of reflections center for skin and body.) kenneth: so how does this machine compare to other machines that were on the market? doc: this bar far is the most powerful machine to date he says for patients, that means fewer treatments and a smaller chance of skin damage afterwards. (standup kenneth craig:) each session takes just a few minutes. the number of treatments a patient needs depends on the color and size of the tattoo. treatments cost several hundred dollars a session. other than some redness and tenderness, most patients don't experience major side effects. (mitchell chasin, md, medical director of reflections center for skin and body.) we're just not seeing the scarring and change in color of the skin that we used to see with older technologies (nat - tommy and doc ... 'this looks great' or something) these before and after pictures show tommy's progress. (thomas prosser, patient) i was just blown away with how quick it happened he says he's finally comfortable in his own skin again.
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((brian loftus)) if you want to get a tattoo, doctor chasin recommends limiting the design to dark green or black ink, because those are the easiest colors to remove later on./// brian loftus > now let's send things over to sherry swensk kirsten joyce sherry what's the forecast look like today?/// sherry swensk < a beautiful morning with quiet winds and a few thing whispy clouds. we will have plenty of sunshine this tuesday. take plenty of water with you wherever you go and stay cool. ............ sunrise is about an hour away now... and then mother nature will
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above normal again today. ............ right now we are dropping into the 50s... and just some upper 40s in a few neighborhoods and winds are light. high pressure will deliver near record highs. ........... afternoon temps warm to upper 70s again, even near 80 in some neighborhoods. some changes are coming by tomorrow... thena slight chance of showers tomorrow night and a little cooler. > < lets get a check of traffic./// > demetria obilor < the russell/decatur intersection
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accident where an impaired driver ran a red light hitting and killing another driver. no freeway crashes. don't forget about magic-the fashion tradeshow that kicks off at the convention center today. 85,000 are expected to attend. > --- one confirmed dead < > back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the latest star wars movie has only been out for about two months... but we're already learning who'll be in the next one! disney announced new cast
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wars movie, episode eight. they are laura dern, benicio del toro and kelly marie tran. the trio were welcomed in a post on the official star wars facebook page. the post also announced filming on episode eight began this week in london. the movie is set to hit theaters in december of next year./// ((kirsten joyce)) > companies paying up.. after being taken to court.. ((brian loftus)) coming up at 6:00... 8 on your side's michelle in... on the settlements. > plus... forget a normal homework assignment... these elementary kids had an out of this world lesson! their historic mission from nasa.///
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narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. talking about a deadly crash at decatur and russell > brian loftus > plus... this police dog is one tough
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how soon the k9 officer will be back on the job.. kirsten joyce > and... awards... why people were upset with adele's not-so- steller performance./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > kirsten joyce > good morning and i'm kirsten joyce. brian loftus and i'm brian loftus. metro police are upset this morning... investigating another deadly crash they thay say could have been preventable. kirsten joyce michael stevens is live on scene near decatur and russell with the latest. michael? ((michael stevens)) metro police say the crash happened around 1:30 this morning. police say the driver of a cadillac ran a red light and smashed into a toyota going
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