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overnight .. on the explosions in new york and new jersey ... the suspect now in custody. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... a project on i-15 kicks off
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your commute. ((brian loftus)) >> and... we're off to a hot start this week .. but that won't last for long .. when we could see some rain in southern nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. several situations developing overnight in new york city and new jersey ... the explosions in new york city could be an act of terrorism connected somewhere overseas. kirsten joyce >> meanwhile...fbi agents are also in new jersey investigating a backpack filled with suspicious devices....shutti ng down train services. 8 news now nia wong joins us live in studio with the latest updates. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. the fbi is questioning several people in connection to that blast in new york city. as of this morning...they're focusing on one suspect on the loose. the fbi is now looking for this man - 28 year old ahmad khan rahami.
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bombing, and he is armed and dangerous. the search for rahami comes as authorities in new jersey suspended train service overnight...after a backpack with five suspicious devices inside was found at the train station in elizabeth. -nats- boom! explosion the city's mayor says one of the devices inside went off unintentionally as a bomb squad began inspecting it. the development came as the fbi and nypd took several people into custody during a traffic stop in brooklyn sunday night... in connection to saturday's explosion in new york's chelsea neighborhood. this surveillance deo obidy nbcg r cov...after the pressure oke -nat/sot- 'i'm wantin come with me. i'm holding you, ok? so far - city officials are not calling the incident an act of terrorism: (sot new york mayor bill de blasio) "we have a lot more work to do to be able to say what kind of motivation was behind this - was it a political motivation, a personal motivation." some intelligence experts are pointing to connections between the attack here in chelsea and the boston marathon bombing: a pressure cooker device was used in the 2013 marathon attack. but unlike that one -- officials say the devices found in new york had celphones attached: (sot ed davis/ former boston police commissioner mon0001) that's a step up in sophistication from what we saw here in boston. that gives them the ability to detonate the thing from anywhere.
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another explosion saturday in new jersey...which also may have also used a cell phone as a trigger. ((nia wong)) >> all the victims in saturday's explosion have since been released from the hospital. brian and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> what security measures are being taken in new york city? ((nia wong)) >> kirsten, with the united nations having their general assembly... two blocks away from the blast in chelsea. new york city mayor bill deblasio says a thousand state police officers and national guard troops will be at bus terminals...airpo rts and subway stations. back to you. sherry, how's the weather?
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in the upper 90s. another hot day today before the heat breaker of clouds and possible rain. .......... temps right now in the 70s and will cool a little more through the next hour or two. ..... tropical moisture working its way up from the south and clouds with possible showers comt then another chance for rain and thundertorms wiht a cooler system from the northwest on thursday. ............. rain across the northeast coast all day. ....... temps drop to the 80s several days this week. back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) >> today...
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the start of a major construction project. ((brian loftus)) >> n-dot will be widening i-15 north between craig road and speedway boulevard. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning with what's expected. good morning, michael? >> brian, kirsten... it's a 34-million dollar project... and construction will take place on a very heavily traveled stretch of roads. as you mentioned n-dot says they'll be widening i-15 between craig and speedway boulevard in north las vegas. the project will transition the 5-miles stretch of highway from 4 to 6 lanes in both directions. listen to these numbers... n-dot says about 41-thousand cars travel this path
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71-percent by 20-33. n-dot says the project will improve safety and cut-down travel times and congestion... but some drivers say it's not really needed: ((meir mendel // truck driver: it's always nice when they expand the road but i don't think it's that busy over here anyway, the i-15, if you go north, it's not a busy road.)) ((meir mendel // truck driver: but still i don't think it's necessary, i think they could find different places that ((michael stevens)) >> n-dot says the project will help with traffic... going to and from the speedway during major events like nascar and e-d-c. in addition to roadwork... new lighting will be installed as well as some new signs and landscaping. today's groundbreaking is set for 10-this morning. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> michael, is there any word on the timeline for this project?
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it's expected to last about 18-months... n-dot says it should wrap up in early 20-18. brian? demetria, how are the roads? there's a crash on maryland parkway south of flamingo. eastern is an alternate.
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near russell and hacienda. it happened last night .. we're told one man was injured and taken to sunrise hospital. investigators say the victim may have b if you have any information, call crimestoppers./// ((kirsten joyce)) and metro police say they're looking for this endangered teen... 19- year- old christopher campbell. officers say he has asperger's syndrome ... is schizophrenic and suffers from seizures. he needs medication and could potentially die without it. the teen was last seen leaving his home sunday at 4 pm near lake mead and hollywood. contact metro police if you know his whereabouts./// ((brian loftus)) still to come on 8 news
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((kirsten joyce)) >> the group who is claiming responsibility for the stabbing spree at a mall over the weekend. ((brian loftus)) and... the charleston curve has slowed you down for years. but change is on the way...how you can shape the future of this busy interchange, in "what's driving you crazy?"/// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor. woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks,
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including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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((brian loftus)) some funny moments at the check this out .. this was at the cardinals- giants game.. a foul ball went into the stands ... where a police officer caught it with his hat! he seemed to act like it was no big deal.. and what a nice guy .. he didn't keep the souvenir, instead he gave it to a kid nearby./// ((brian loftus)) and what's wrong with a little dirt?? during the marlins- phillies game this weekend ... a little kid dropped the hot dog
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second rule and put it back ... problem solved.//// sherry, how's the weather? back to you! ((sherry swensk))
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eventually the sun will rise lower in the sky during the day. .......... fall weather follows immediately. the good news is we do have a nice break in the heat this time... with cooler 80s into the weekend. ............ today a hot day up near 100. then cloudy and cooler tomorrow thanks to hurricane paine. only a 20 percent chance of showers, but at least a chance. the main chances will stay south of i-15.
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thunderstorms with a colder system later in the week and nicer 80s. back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) what they call a potential act of terrorism at a minnesota mall.
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minnesota man dressed up in a private security uniform .. and stabbed at least 9 people on saturday. an off- duty police officer shot and killed the attacker and is credited for saving lives. during the stabbing ...witnesses said the man mentioned allah and asked if people were muslim, before deciding whether to attack. an islamic state-run news agency is calling the attacker a 'soldier of the islamic state.'/// ((brian loftus)) the man accused of an attempted robbery .. that led to a barricade inside a tj maxx .. is due in court this morning. hearing set for 9 am. he faces charges for robbery with a deadly weapon .. and burglary with a deadly weapon ... and could face even more charges. metro police say he was following a woman inside the store in the northwest this past august ... when he pointed a gun into the air and at her head and began yelling. officers say mote threatened to shoot several people .. employees and other customers ran for cover, and got out of the store if they could./// ((brian loftus)) north las vegas police are searching for the person who killed a 19- year- old over the
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at sunday morning near lake mead and belmont street. police are searching for a small, blue pickup truck that may been connected to the shooting. anyone with information is asked to contact crimestoppers./// thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a look at the roads. ramp closures go into effect overnight at the flamingo/us 95 interchange for work ont he rtc's flamingo corridor improvements project. use alternates like desert inn. over on the so clousres are in effect near the mccarran exit for the county's airport connector project. overnight, the westbound warm springs ramp to westbound 215 shuts down. you will be detoured to lv blvd.
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has a new decoration to put on display ... ((brian loftus)) >> the las vegas comedian .. . who scored his first emmy at last night's awards... after the break on 8 news now good day. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/ now good day. the chef-inspired panini collection from subway is grilled right before your eyes, in our new panini press. but...let's start at the beginning the new salami caprese panini starts with genoa salami, thick-sliced fresh mozzarella, creamy pesto, and italian bread.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i come from a big family. a whole lot of people. a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico. my mom's was from italy. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. art parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today. dad lived his life following three principles, work hard, be honest and respect everyone, that's what i tried to do as attorney general. catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to nevadans. she became a national leader in protecting children from sex traffickers.
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solving problems, isn't that something we need more of in washington? trapp daughter, liesl, in the film version of "the sound of music" has passed away. charmian carr died saturday at the age of 73. she suffered complications from a rare form of dementia. carr sang one of the movie's classic songs, "sixteen going on seventeen." after her success in "the sound of music" .. .carr married and left the movie biz to raise her 2 children. she then started an interior design company .. whose clients included michael jackson.///
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simpson was the big winner at this years emmy awards. ((brian loftus)) >> it won best limited series, and 4 other awards ... including one for sarah paulson, who played the role of marcia clark: (( "the more i learned about the real marcia clark, not the two-dimensional cardboard cut-out i saw on the news, but the complicated, whip-smart, giant-hearted mother of two who woke up every day, put both feet on the floor, and dedicated herself to righting an unconscionable wrong: the loss of two innocents, ron goldman and to recognize that i, along with the rest of the world, had been superficial and careless in my judgement, and i am glad to be able to stand here today in front of everyone and tell you i'm sorry." (nat-applause))) ((kirsten joyce)) >> and history was made as julia louis-dreyfus won her fifth consecutive emmy for the political comedy... in an emotional speech .. she paid tribute to her late father: (( "i'd like to dedicate this to my father, william louis-dreyfus, who passed away on friday, and i'm so glad that he liked 'veep,' because his opinion was the one that really
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((brian loftus)) and a las vegas headliner scored an emmy last night ... louie anderson won best supporting actor in a comedy for baskets. it was his first emmy win and nomination and anderson was very excited: (( ouie anderson- mom we didt very good man, but i play one hell of a woman. this is for my mom, whom i stole every nuiance, shameful look, cruel look, loving look, passive aggressive line, i really thank her.
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kimmel was able to keep things light throughout the show ... and even tried to hitch a ride with none other than the late late show's james corden... who gave kimmel the boot after a little carpool karaoke: (( something ain't right. my best friend told me what you did last night. left me sleeping in my bed, i was dreaming but i should've been with you instead. wake me up before you go go, don't leave me hanging on a nightly yo yo. wake me up before you go go take me dancing tonight. mistake. jimmy- singing james- yea get out of the car. jimmy- i voted for beyonce! ))
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the charleston curve has been a pain in your commute for years. the interchange isn't big enough and traffic can get really backed up in the area, and the state wants to propose its solution to you.... thursday evening, the state will hold an open house regarding improvements for the 95/charleston interchange.
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encouraged. the state wants to add auxiliary lanes on us 95 between eastern and charleston, reconstruction the charleston interchange and widen charleston, just east of the interchange. ndot says its all to increase safety and improve operation for current and future traffic needs. it will be held at the east las vegas community center ballroom from 4pm to 7pm on thursday. if you can't attend, your comments are can be written in or emailed. that information will be on our website, lasvegasnow.com remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) arrrggg you ready fer this story?? ((brian loftus)) >> why you'll be hearin' other swashbucklers talk like a
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the fbi investigating explosions in new york city and new jersey ... the investigation into possible terrorism .. and the man wanted for questioning. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... the mayor of henderson sits down with us ... we get your questions answered .. in monday mornings with the mayors. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... your work week is starting off warm .. but the heat is going to take a few vacation days.. the rain on the radar ... in sherry's weather now forecast. ((brian lo valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) we're looking live out of new york city right now .. where we're following a developing situation ... more than 2 dozen people were injured in an explosion there over the weekend.. and several suspicious devices were found overnight in new jersey. ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus.
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suspect in connection to one of the incidents .. and a manhunt is underway. 8 news now reporter nia wong has the latest developments. nia? ((nia wong)) >> good morning brian and kirsten. we know the fbi is questioning several people in new york. agents are now searching through the apartment of 28 year old ahmad khan rahami. . and they say...he's armed and dangerous. >> rahami is a naturalized citizen from afghanistan and his apartment is in elizabeth, new jersey. the same town where fbi teams we filled with five suspicious devices at a train station. one of the devices did explode as a bomb squad tried to disarm it. no one was injured. it's still too early to say whether this is connected to the explosion in new york city. new york governor cuomo says the blast in the chelsea neighborhood does not appear to be an act of international terrorism....but they're not completely ruling it out. after the blast....a second pressure cooker with wires and a
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with the united nations having their general assembly 2 miles from the first blast, new york city is on alert. (( governor andrew cuomo: "we know that obviously we're had a number of bombings, elizabeth, in new jersey-- seaside park and in manahatten in the chelsea area. and there are similarities among the bombs. they are not all... they're not identical, but there were certain similarities in the way the bombs were put together... with certain elements ectera... suggesting there might have been a common linkage or a common person bei ((nia wong)) >> governor cuomo says residents in new york can expect heightened security in response to these attacks. ((nia wong)) >> 1,000 more police officers and national guard troops will be patrolling bus terminals...airpo rts and subway stations. nia wong 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> what condition are the victims in from saturday's attack in new york city? ((nia wong)) >> we're told their injuries weren't life-threatening. they've all been treated and released from the hospital. brian. ((brian loftus)) meanwhile, back here at
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serial robber. ((kirsten joyce)) >> they say a man has hit three local business by handing an employer a note, demanding cash just before running off. the robber has targeted businesses along east sunset, spring mountain and south rainbow. call crimestoppers if you have any information./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) nice warm weekend with temps in the upper 90s. another hot day today before the heat breaker of clouds and possible rain. .......... temps right now in the 70s and will
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hour or two. ..... tropical moisture working its way up from the south and clouds with possible showers come tuesday. ....... then another chance for rain and thundertorms wiht a cooler system from the northwest on thursday. ............. rain across the northeast coast all day. ....... temps drop to the 80s several days this week. demetria, how are the
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southbound lv blvd. at 215; maryland parkway, south of flamingo; cheyenne and revere. here's a live look at traffic up at the speedway. it's pretty quiet up here.
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kirsten joyce >> today... a groundbreaking ceremony is set to take place for n-dot's latest project. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live along craig road this morning... with what's on tap. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... n-dot says they plan to widen i-15 between craig road and speedway boulevard. the project costs about 34-ml n-dot says they'll expand the 5-mile stretch of highway from 4 to 6 lanes in both directions. believe it or not... this stretch sees about 41-thousand cars everyday... and that's expected to increase 71-percent by 20-33. n-dot says the overall goal is to improve safety and reduce travel times...
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like nascar and e-d-c. in addition widening the interstate... new lighting will be installed... some new signs and landscaping. today's groundbreaking ceremony is expected to take place around 10-this morning. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> ((michael stevens)) >> ((kirsten joyce)) due back in court this morning .. >> the reason motley crue's frontman will be facing a judge ... next on 8 news now good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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has a bit of a 'wild side.' ((brian loftus)) >> the motley crue frontman is due back in court this morning.. he's expected to stand trial for a scuffle on the strip from back in april. neil was with actor nicholas cage .. when police say neil grabbed a woman's hair and pulled her to the ground outside the aria. cage o however, neil has pleaded not guilty to battery./// ((brian loftus)) every wednesday, we ask the sheriff questions from the viewers in our morning cup of joe segment in the 6am hour. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section./// ((brian loftus)) and the last time the sheriff was here .. he told us about this safe neighborhood initiative. officers teamed up with members of the community for a 3 on 3 tournament this weekend. it's a chance for kids around the valley to take part in a friendly competition and encourage positive interaction
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sherry how's the weather today? a couple of chances for rain a couple of chances for rain this week from two different systems. the first one affects us
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.............. three days until the official change of seasons thursday morning when the sun cross the equator to the southern hemisphere to bring us cooler days eventually... ........... not today though with late summer heat and temps back up to near 100. well above normal with morning lows in the 70s and overnight high clouds. ............ into the desert and beneficial showers without flash flooding. temps in the cooler 80s. demetria, how are the roads?
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back to you!/// us 95. traffic on summerlin parkway looks a bit slow near 215. there's been construction in the area for a city improvement project.
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we're in new jersey, where more explosives were found overnight. plus, the latest o questioned in connection with the new york city bombing. we'll talk with new york governor andrew cuomo. the news is back in the morning. see you at seven. )) /// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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mayors... ((kirsten joyce)) >> i had the pleasure of sitting down with henderson mayor andy hafen in this previously recorded segment. ((kirsten joyce)) mayor, thank you so much for coming in ... we know there are a lot of new restaurants and businesses are
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them in? mayor andy hafen one of the things we try to do is promote our 'premiere' status if you will. we try to promote the quality of life, we're business friendly. our economic development team is the best. they're out there interviewing people, recruiting people, they're got programs going on, they've got conferences. a lot of work for them to do, but it's been very successful, we have 2 chick-fil-a's coming up this year, and another costco in west henderson in 2018. ((kirsten joyce)) that's fantastic i by galleria. mayor andy hafen it is! that's where i go too! ((kirsten joyce)) we all love our costco shopping. question 2: there is quite a bit of construction in the valley.. and henderson is not exempt. any updates you can share on projects being finished or new projects starting? mayor andy hafen first off, seeingorange.com that's a good one to find out what's going on ..
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racetrack road is being constructed from boulder hwy clear out to lake mead, a lot of construction there. started in january, we'll finish in september. we'll have a new bridge at newport going across the wash. residents in that area should be happy with us. in anthem, we have volunteer, we're widening that, we're repaving executive, we've got a lot of things going on there. and paseo verde, a big east- west street in henderson. a lot of construction going on there ((kirsten joyce)) it is good stuff, i've seen a lot of houses also go up on stephanie too, the new starbucks and around the park there. mayor andy hafen you bet! ((kirsten joyce)) we know henderson has been ranked as one of america's safest cities, but how can the community get more information about your police department? mayor andy hafen we have this great app that we're trying to steer everyone in henderson to. it's called henderson police. if you'll just get on your app store, it comes right up. there's a lot of good info on
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actually have maps of sex offenders there, questions on jail, and our traffic. the thing i really want to turn people to is another little app within that app. it's called next door, it's a social media. you can click, on under social in that henderson police dept app. it's a great thing, get online and try it out. ((kirsten joyce)) that's fantastic. finally quality of life, can you talk to us about the city's "be kind initiative." mayor andy hafen we're really proud of that, we want to stress in our community, be caring, be kind. if you go to our website, in the search box, type in be kind, that will come up, you can click on that. we actually have awards we give to our safekey kids, to our teen scene kids. we also have
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we give that to anybody, ((kirsten joyce)) and you have a run coming up as well. mayor andy hafen we do. the be kind color me kind 5 k run. that's i believe sometime in november. also, we want to talk about the if i were mayor essay es ((kirsten joyce)) we'll be talking about that next time! >> to submit a question... just head to las vegas now dot com.. and click on the banner that says monday mornings with the mayor. ((sherry swensk)) temps right now in the 70s and will cool a little more through the next hour or two. ..... tropical moisture working its way up from the south and clouds with possible showers come tuesday.
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thunderstorms with a cooler system from the northwest on thursday. and that cooler air sticks around to finish the week and into the weekend. ............. temps drop to the 80s several days this week. demetria, how are the
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and 215 is gone expect to see more life is beautiful closures this week as the festival nears. along the south beltway, things are getting busier, but there are no major crashes out there. 215 around mccarran is clear.
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what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault to make sure rape kits were administered for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto
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to stop. ha, it's a pirate's life, my lad!" "what are ya doin'?" "what are you doing?" "no, what arr you doin'? "what are you doing?" "no, what arr you doin'? )) ((demetria obilor)) all you swashbucklers out there may notice laddies have an accent today .. argg that's because it's international talk like a pirate day. it began as a joke more than two decades ago by gents called ol' chumbucket a facebook and google arrr even gettin' in on th' action ... in pirate mode, facebook users have a captain's log instead of a wall ... and they don't "search," they "scour fer scallywags, ports 'n' various sundries."...says i./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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good morning to our viewers in the west, it is monday, september 19th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. police identify the suspected bombmaker behind weekend explosions in new york city and ne a manhunt is under way. the latest blast happened overnight in new jersey when police tried to detonate bombs found near a train station. investigators are getting new clues from surveillance video of saturday's bombing in manhattan. >> only on "cbs this morning," we get an up close look at how the agency is dealing with isis and challenges to its own existence. >> we begin with a look at

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