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what we're learning about he situation and closures you need to know about if the area is on you commute. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... a rollercoaster of week for the presidential candidates. the stumping ahead on the campaign trail after a shift in the poll numbers. ((patrick walker)) >> and... the chances your weekend in the valley could be a wet one ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now gooa a massive police presence on the strip near fashion show and las vegas blvd. ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's where we find michael stevenes with what we're learning about the the situation. ((michael stevens))
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present a unified front as they rally together in the key states of iowa and wisconsin today. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the event caps a rough week for the republican nominee... highlighted by declining poll numbers and controversial endorsements. brian webb has the latest from new york. donald trump
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splitting with running mate, mike pence, over support for two republicans up for re-election: (mike pence) of course i support john mccain and kelly ayotte and all of our incumbents the high profile endorsement came just one day after pence endorsed house speaker paul ryan...whom trump also snubbed. still...trump insisted he and pence are on the same page: (donald trump) he came to me and he asked me would it be okay//and i gave him day ...at an event in raleigh: (matthew / 11-year-old) you've been kind of softening up on mr. trump's words (audience laughs) (mike pence) i couldn't be more proud to stand with donald trump and we are shoulder to shoulder in this campaign my friend trump has struggled to refocus his campaign on hillary clinton ...amid a series of missteps this week. the democratic nominee seized on the opportunity -- to chip away at trump's business record:
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somewhere else. he's not put americans to work in an interview with cbs' norah o'donnell -- clinton's running mate -- tim kaine - sought to put her email scandal to bed: (tim kaine) she said i made a mistake, i screwed up and i'll do it different. a pair of polls out yesterday shows clinton pulling ahead of trump nationally...topping him three key states. brian webb for cbs news./// ((kirsten joyce)) clinton is set a joint convention for african american and hispanic journalists in washington todaywhile running mate tim kaine holds an event in wisconsin. clinton also made a stop in las vegas yesterday looking to push her plan to increase jobs. she first dropped by mojave electric on hacienda. the company is known for its on-site job training and fair wages. this environment is what clinton believes should be an alternative pathway to a good job with a stable middle class income without the need for a four year college degree: (( by 2020, which is not that far away, more than half of
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require a four year degree. think about that. more than half of all jobs will not require a four year degree. my job as president is to help more people get the skills you need to get those jobs. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> clinton also spoke at a protesters interrupted her speech.. secret service agents had to jump on the stage to secure the podium. no protesters made it onto the stage.. and no word yet on any arrests. 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races and issues that matter to you both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// sherry how's the weather today? ((katie boer))
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traffic is still able to turn north on the boulevard from fashion show drive. westbound spring mountain is closed at koval.
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an unsettling an unsettling mystery out of new jersy police say someone booby-trapped a popular hiking trail. they discovered broken bottles, wooden planks with nails sticking out of them...and barbed wire. police are asking visitors to be careful if they plan on going through the 11 miles of trails in high mountain park. this has everyone asking 'who would do this?' (((dennis scalzitti, hiker) "i think it's weird. i mean, why would you want to mess up people who are hiking d having fun? i don't get it - you'd have to be sick. we live in a really weird world, don't we?" )) ((patrick walker)) police detectives are investigating this case but no word on any suspects./// ((kirsten joyce)) a woman strangled close to her home on her nightly jog. ((patrick walker)) >> now, renewed concerns about women's safety in dark places. what you can do to stay vigilant and stay alive. ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((patrick walker)) a horrific murder in new york is sending shock waves across the nation, a woman strangled and sexually assaulted while she was out for a night run. ((kirsten joyce)) >> it brings up safety concerns for women everywhere..
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alvaranga went to a self defense class to find out ways that you can protect yourself. karina vetrano, only 30 years old ... she went missing tuesday while jogging. her body, found face down in the ground, discovered by her father. "i hope they just catch the animal that did it, that's all i care about right now." vetrano's untimely death -- a harsh reminder of how important it is to always be aware of what and who is around you. "while jogging, going to places that are not well lit, keep yourself in a position where it'si you." delatorre teaches self defense classes at united studios. helping others develop a fighter's reflex. "if you see the person make eye contact first definitly and majority of time have that natural feeling when someone they don't trust or someone is going to do someone." staying alert, telling someone where you are, even running with a friend ... can be the difference between life ..
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takes her dog along with her. "during the day, it's pretty safe. at night time it's pretty safe too, but i just avoid darker areas in the park." police say verano was dragged 15 feet off the path. "she was a spontaneous girl a great girl. tons of friends. lit up the room when she walked in." investigators don't know if the incident was random .. or she was targeted. a 10 thousand dollar reward is now being offered for information about her ke >> the running path that vetrano was on was along a secluded, overgrown marsh. so again its advised that if you go night jogging, for a walk, or to run errands... make sure it's a populated area./// ((kirsten joyce)) george zimmerman gets involed in a drunken assault. ((patrick walker)) >> why is beleived to have let up to this possible case of mistaken identity./// ((kirsten joyce))
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trayvon martin. according to police, zimmerman was boasting to a group of diners in a restaurant about the event when a large white man asked "you're bragging about that?" and then took a swing at zimmerman. zimmerman then called the cops he told the orlando sentinel the assailant was drunk and thought zimmerman was actually a different man accused of shooting at zimmerman in a road rage case from last year. so, essentially the suspect supported zimmerman and punched him in his confusion./// ((patrick walker)) new orleans is cleanng this morning after a brief but powerful storm hit the city's 7th ward. driving rains, high winds and a funnel cloud pummeled new orleans thursday afternoon. at least four buildings believed to be abandoned collapsed. many cars were also damaged during the storm. two minor injuries were reported. officials sent rescue crews with search dogs out to comb through the wreckage. ((( mitch landrieu / new orleans mayor) "we take all the precautions that's why we have the dogs, ) the dogs are well
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>> at the height of the storm tens of thousands of people were without power. the damage happened mostly in and around the city's 7th ward, an area hit hard by hurricane katrina in 2005. power to most of the affected areas has now been restored./// sherry how's the weather today? ((katie boer)) good morning! a quieter start across the valley this morning... with one last day of active weather today before drier air filters
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.................. looking out this morning -- a nice dry start with a few clouds and a couple isolated pockets of showers mainly in ne clark county and areas south of the 215. our best threat for storms today being early before 10am. ................. temperatures dramatically cooler yesterday in the mid 80s -- the last time we had temps. that cool was mid to late may. this morning low 80s to start with a few 70s in our southern neighborhoods. highs today across the region a bit wrmer then yesterday -- but still likely remaining below seasonal average in te very low 100s. .................... our flash flood watch only lingering for portions of lincoln and nw arizona until 5am this morning. ..................... satellite/radar showed this mesoscale convective vortez over southern nevada that wrecked havoc on our temps.
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prevented more storms from developing yesterday afternoon. today we could still see the threat for storms -- mainly in higher elevation. if skies can clear a bit more look for possible convection over higher terrain in lincoln and mohave counties -- although much lower confidence in models today. ................... that extended forecast does show a warmup on the way... low 100s today with hotter temps returning to near normal and 105 degrees by monday. let's take a look at the roads with demetria this weekend, the northbound i-15 ramps to northbound 95/mlk and the grand central ramp to northbound i-15 will close from saturday night to sunday morning. sunday night, the southbound 95 exit to rancho will close down through mid-september.
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get to rancho.
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((patrick walker)) >> who his promoter thinks might be up against the phillipino senator.. for his next fight in the ring.. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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jim: i'm one of them. fermin: yo tambien. barbara: i'm one of over 300,000 nevadans who rely on social security. fermin: social security helps us pay the bills. jim: and enjoy the retirement that we've earned. barbara: that's what makes joe heck so dangerous. fermin: his plan to privatize social security means billions in profits for wall street. barbara: risking retirement security on the stock market. fermin: what if it crashes again? jim: wall street has given joe heck over a half a million bucks. barbara: i wonder who he's working for. jim: because it's not us. afscme people is responsible r the content of this ad. theaters nationwide. the anti-hero blockbuster features oscar winner jared leto
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attention for his green gucci jacket he wore at a premier of the movie. according to vanity fair. he was seen smiling at a fashion show when he first saw the jacket. twitter users compared his face as one of pure joy, as if he found willy wonka's golden ticket or the kid on blank check. leto later spoiled everyone's fun by saying he was just joking with a friend when he made the face./// ((patrick walker)) a comet, traveling more than one-million- miles-per-hour plunged toward the sun this week. as that white circle in the middle represents the disk of the sun... you can see the comet enter from the right side of the screen and disappear. despite the way the video looks... this comet didn't fall into the sun. as it went around it -- it was vaporized by the sun's heat. the comet part of a group of comets with related orbits that broke off of a huge comet several centuries ago.
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8 news now is partnering with smiths and silver state schools credit union.. to collect school supplies for at- risk schools in clark county. the drive runs through august 12th. for a list of locations where you can drop off supplies.. go to our website las vegas now dot com. ///
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some areas on las vegas boulevard closed off. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- it's a no- go for rooftop solar. the decision the nevada supreme court made.. that will no longer be on the november ballot. ((patrick walker)) >> and, athletes from around the world are getting ready in rio.. to kick off the summer olympic games. ((kirsten joyce)) valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((patrick walker)) >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm patrick walker in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. developing this morning... there's a heavy police presence on the strip.. right near the wynn. ((patrick walker)) >> several areas have been closed off as police investigate... michael stevens is live on scene with the latest, michael? ((michael stevens)) >>

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