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rain is making it's way to the valley. we'll see if that might effect your morning commute ((brian loftus)) >> plus... the gas tax that's funding several road projects is set to expire... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and we caught up with actor kevin james to talk about his new that premiered. it's premier week here on channel 8 ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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and it's warm. ........... the clouds holding in the warmth overnight. right now temps still in the low 80s and humidity above 20 percent. ............ the rain is falling in the desert and staying south of nevada so far. ............. this is the remains of hurricane paine moving north into the mojave desert. ..............
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south of i-15 today but we can't rule out showers later today and this afternoon and evening. ...... highs holding in the 80s today. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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after a crash in north las vegas today. a total of five cars were involved... including a moped. this shut down the intersection of carey and commerce while police investigated. police tell us a combination of speeding and not obeying traf everyone hurt in the crash is expected to make a full recovery./// ((kirsten joyce)) a plot of land right next to the new convention center development is on the market. the parcel of land sits between the peppermill... and what used to be the riviera. the land for sale is approximately 5 and a half acres just a few hundred feet away from the convention center expansion. triple 5 development purchased this land in 2008.. now they're hoping someone will buy this land for 30 million an acre... a nearly 17 million hit to their initial investment... (( james
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triple five development we envision that we will one day have a high rise hotel.. at one point there was a deal here for a conrad hotel anything's potential. we'd like to have a nice national brand name hotel along with potentially a casino and some convention space to compliment our next door neighbor the convention center : )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> if developed properly they believe the front door to a potential hotel could be just 100 feet away from the front of the new convention center expansion./// ((brian loftus)) the future of some of our question 5 on november's ballot would increase a gas tax over the next ten years to fund road projects. the rtc and ndot are planning to fund 364 road projects planned with a price tag of 6.2 billion dollars. but there's one major problem. they are all unfunded. the only way to pay for them is if voters approve question 5 in november the ballot measure would increase a gas tax in clark county between 2 and 4 cents annually for the next ten years. it's expected to generate about two and a half billion dollars.
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support, you know, financially, frankly. and as we move forward you'll start seeing the campaign really just about to kick off.)) ((brian loftus)) >> clark county commissioners are holding a public hearing before taking a vote on capping the proposed gas tax. the meeting starts at 9 in the morning at the clark county building./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) expect to see crews out at lv blvd. and neal, south of starr. there's a crash t rainbow and elkhorn in the northwest. construction has been underway on buffalo and cimarron between sky pointe and grand teton. construction on elkhorn from us 95 and tenaya may also cause some delays. back to you!/// ((brian loftus))
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southern nevada... las vegas has been ranked the most fun city in america. "wallet hub" studied the 150 largest cities...
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our city got high marks for how many parties happen here... the number of dance clubs... and access to bars. las vegas wasn't the only one representing nevada on the list. reno was number 18... henderson was 45th... and north las vegas even made the cut... getting ranked number 122./// ((kirsten joyce)) unlv student's are raving about hosting october's presidential debate. >> we'll see how campus leaders are preparing for the highly anticipated event. ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor. joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor. you know your heart loves megared omega-3s... but did you know your eyes, your brain, and your joints really love them too?
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((brian loftus)) we're one month away from the presidential deb thomas and mack center. the debate will be held on october 19th there are already signs that the campus is gearing up for the debate. and as set-up ramps up around the debate venue... there will be closures. on the day before and the day of the debate classes will be cancelled in the buildings closest to the thomas and mack. and shuttle busses will be available in the days leading up to the debate due to parking restrictions. but senior vice provost carl
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vice provost: "we're trying to minimally disrupt campus, and we're trying to maximize on this incredible event that's going to be taking place.")) ((brian loftus)) >> more than 100 million people... or a third of the u-s population... are expected to tune into the unlv presidential debate. the first presidential debate... by the way... is a week away... and you can see it right here on channel 8./// ((kirsten joyce)) hillary clinton and donald trump are focusing on national security in response to the bombing and neutralized threats in new york and new jersey. hillary clinton told college reporters in new york that dangerous times call for steady leadership and experience. whle donald trump said that this wouldn't happen with a better immigration policy: (( donald trump/(r) presidential nominee: "these attacks and many others were made possible because our extremely open immigration system, which fails to properly vet and screen the individuals or families coming into our country." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> trump reiterated his
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regions of the world./// ((brian loftus)) london's newly elected mayor sadiq (sa-deek) khan decided to chime in on the presidential race he's currently on a five-day tour of north america, yesterday khan spent much of his interview on the "cbs this morning" discussing how he wishes for young muslims and western countries to resist extremism on their own by teaching them "resilience." he also expressed his opinions about this years campaign. sadiq khan, mayor of london: ((it was donald trump who said prior to my election that he wanted to stop muslims n when i was elected he said he would make an exception for me. but according to my mom i'm exceptional, but i'm not that exceptional butt too and my point is this i hope the best candidate wins and i'm sure she will. )) ((brian loftus)) >> khan was elected mayor of london in may he is one of eight children born to pakistani immigrants, the former human rights lawyer became the first muslim mayor to lead a major western capital city./// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local
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on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((brian loftus)) james corden isn't too happy about cbs premier week. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll see how he showed his fellow entertainers how he really feels about fall's new line up./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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channel 8, but not everybody is pleased and after seeing his billboard replaced with one for the upcoming cbs drama "bull" - james corden from the late late show recruits one of his writers to join him for a covert operation. james corden: >> kevin james has got a billboard over there kevin james has got a billboard over there james corden's writer: >> no that's too many. james corden: >> you know what i'm saying? kevin can wait come on it's time to make a statement without saying a word are you sure you want to do this no i'm so scared i've never been really scared in my life i'm not even joking this is a terrible idea. ((brian loftus)) >> the two succesfully pulled off their prank. and part two of james corden reclaiming his billboards airs tommorow night here on channel 8 at 12:37 a.m.
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tredning/// ((demetria obilor)) speaking of james corden.... the internet is raving about his new commercial for apple. last sunday, apple premiered a new commercial for its music streaming platform, apple music and he pitches a handful of ideas on how to promote the service to apple executives james corden: ok here's your commercial. i'm giving birth to justin beiber who's giving birth to anthony king, who's giving birth to a phone. apple music executive: james! we really want youo can get thousands of hand picked playlists based on the music you love. james corden: well wait....wait...wait what about this? me as every iconic star in music history bang! i'm bowie i'm slash i'm the spice girls i'm pharrell pharrell williams: stop sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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a litte dust kicked up by southerly ........... temps are very warm - holding in the 80s for many neighborhoods. .............. fall officially arrives thursday morniing and it will feel like fall this weekend. ............ what a beautiful sunset last night and thanks for the great photos sent to us like this one from b-j moore. .......... a chance for scattered showers in southern nevada today... but it should be light with no flash flood threats. ................ another chance for rain tomorrow and thursday... with a cooler system comiing from up north and that will keep
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friday will feel like fall for sure with sunshine and low 80s. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) coming up at 5-am....
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leukemia and lymphoma. ((brian loftus)) >> we'll talk to the founder of rachel's kitchen... and their efforts to the cause. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news
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it's premiere week here on cbs... and last night kevin james returnedto primetime... with a new show called "kevin can wait." we chatted with him about the on set antics: (( "erin did a hot foot on me this one time which was so rediculous at the time where you lit the candle i don't know we really just have so much fun everyday there was no real incident you're not really a cut up like that are you?" "no we did replace our couches and i don't think you even saw we put them all infront of your borthers out or in")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> "kevin can wait" premiered last night at 8:30 right here on channel 8.///
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authorities have arrested a man.. in connection to the new york and new jersey blasts. how they were able to catch him.. after issuing an alert. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- two people shot at mccarran airport. the incident closed down one of the parking garages. ((brian loftus)) >> and, much needed rain is on the way! sherry explains which areas in the valley will be impacted... in her weather now forecast. ((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 us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the man arrested in the bombings that rocked a new york city neighborhood and a new jersey shore town is now facing attempted murder charges brian loftus >> ahmad khan rahami was hurt in a gun battle with new jersey police that began when he was found sleeping in a bar doorway. kirsten joyce >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio... with the latest on the investigation and this morning we hear from the bar owner who

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