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>> we're just about 24 hours removed from the first presidential debate... and both sides are still arguing about who won. but critics say there was one key topic missing from the agenda./// tedd florendo tracking rain this week. clouds have invaded the region, what's our chances for the drop to hit tonight? you most accurate forecast coming up> metro police officers were here as the starbucks reopened for business this afternoon. meanwhile, we are learning more
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this popular coffee shop, including some inconsistencies with the suspect's story. (("now that you're here, we're open. thank you so much. you're welcome.")) ((karen castro)) after being closed for almost two days following a deadly shooting, this starbucks near warm springs and rainbow is back open. ((cindy westergard starbucks customer: i was just mortified, absolutely mortified and just so scared for all the people that were working here. )) ((karen castro)) cindy westergard was the first customer waiting for the coffee shop to reopen. but she didn't come here for just a cup of joe. ((cindy westergard starbucks customer know my thoughts and prayers are with them.)) ((karen castro)) according to a police report, the shooting suspect pedro garcia called 911 and admitted to shooting a man, identified as 41 year old aleksandr khutsishvili. but garcia said he saw the victim reaching for something, before opening fire. he told the dispatcher his gun was jammed and requested medical help for the injured man. police interviewed a number of employees and customers who were inside the starbucks at the time of the shooting they all identified garcia as the gunman.
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at your work, you expect to be safe, you know, and doing your thing and earning a living. )) ((karen castro)) the report goes on to say when investigators interviewed garcia, he said he witnessed "an unknown person" shoot the victim. garcia also denied having a gun and a cell phone, although police recovered a weapon at the scene. police told garcia there are witnesses and possibly surveillance footage that will prove he was the triggerman. garcia responded, if that's true, he doesn't remember shooting anyone. ((cindy westergard starbucks customer: when you're at work and you have violence happen it's very, very scary. ((karen castro)) >> what the police report does not explain is what the suspect and victim were arguing about that lead to the deadly confrontation. we do know that garcia was first in the drive through and was upset about his card being declined and that he did park and go inside the business. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) locals are fighting to make nevada casinos smoke free.
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adibes by state law that prohibits smoking inside. advocates for "smoke-free gaming of america" and "transport workers union local 721" protested outside the sands convention center today. they want change to happen in properties across the state... citing the serious health effects from secondhand smoke. currently there are close to 800 casinos across the country that are smoke-free./// ((denise valdez)) this has been a hot topic on social media.... we asked how many of you t it was time for the casinos to go smoke free... and the majority of you think yes. but others had more to say... cory writes... "hard to decide. you'd lose a lot of business, but the reality is, most people hate smelling like smoke." caitlin agrees with the issue of smell... "i always have to immediately throw everything in the wash and go wash my hair twice to get rid of it." marty sees it differently... "non-smokers would still come to the ones where there is smoking. it's psychological. they feel like they are living on the edge by being around
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this is an adult resort."/// ((paul joncich)) interactive, hands-on games... and slot machines that make gambling a "skill-based" sport. we got a peak at some of the new items being introduced to casino executives at this years global gaming expo at the sands. katie boer was at the tradeshow...and got a first hand look at some of the newest technology. ((katie boer)) paul... the global gaming expo is catered to executives and corporate management from gaming industry employees around the world... today 450 exhibitors showcased some of the newest technology-- never before seen on casino least yet. ((nat pop of old school slot machines )) the flashy bells and chimes of old-fashion slot machines (( one more quick nat pop to transition)) ...are part of what makes las vegas iconic. those machines... a big part of the commercial gaming industry that drove in
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(( geoff freeman 00:30:32 "2016 has been a huge year for the gaming industry :35 it's really been the gaming industry's coming out party" :37 )) and in a city known for reinventing itself... (( paul magno 40:40 theres going to be more an more interactive games coming. :43 )) the gaming association and casinos know that continued growth means catering to a younger millennial audience's growing list of demands. ((jacob lanning-- 59:37 a lot of the younger generations of customers have grown up on playing video games and they're used to that style of mechanics :44 and so we really need to bring a new style of game in order to attract that younger demographic the casino floors :50 )) (( 01:01:21 katie standup: igt is one vendor that is unveiling new technology that you can literally feel and interact with :28)) like these brand new flashy 4-d slot machines.... unveiled for the first time... designed to make you part of the experience... (( katie nat :43 i wasnt expecting that :47 )) along with skill-based and touch-screen games.... ((jacob lanning -- 58:48 it looks very different from what you'd find on casino floors
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allowing you to play on both the machine...or sync the game directly to your cell phone ((paul magno -- 40:52 and that's something that's going to be difficult to test, but we're working with gaming regulators to be able to bring that on the show floor 41:00 as soon as possible 41:01 )) ((katie boer)) we were on facebook live earlier this afternoon and a lot of people asked me when could we actually see these new machines on casino floors? vendors like fuzion with the embedded sports books or-g both say watch for their products to hit the market some time in 2017./// ((denise valdez)) the loma fire burning in the mountains south of san jose has grown to about 15-hundred acres since it started monday afternoon. close to 300 properties are threatened and under a mandatory evacuation. fire crews say fighting it has been difficult.. because the fire keeps changing directions. so far...
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taking a look outside now... we're starting to see some clouds across the valley... and we could see some rain in the coming days right tedd?
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up in full weather.> 84 million people tuned into last night's debate. that's the most-watched debate ever... beating the lone carter-reagan debate of 1980. and as you can imagine... there are a lot of folks weighing in o on a night where two political polar opposites shared the stage... the general consensus is... no real surprises. ((dr. david damore/unlv political science professor: "we knew that donald trump was going to be donald trump, and he certainly was. // hillary clinton did what we expected.")) ((patrick walker)) unlv political science professor david damore says both sides got their shots in. ((dr. david damore/unlv political science professor: "he clearly had his talking point about going after sort of the status quo, and the hack politicians, i don't know how many times he used that line there. // for her, i think she accomplished what
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his skin.")) ((patrick walker)) campaign staff and candidate surrogates kept a close eye on the debates... looking for moments from which they could claim victory. ((patrick walker: "how do you think it went for donald trump? helen aguirre ferre/rnc hispanic communications director: "i think it was a terrific night for donald trump, you could feel the excitement in the audience and certainly you could tell that there was a lot of interest and enthusiasm.")) ((rep. dina titus/(d) las vegas: "if they were seriously looking to see who was the most qualified to be president, the most experienced, the most knowledgeable, hillary clinton blew it away.")) ((patrick walker)) and with the deep divide on issues taking center stage nevada g-o-p chairman michael mcdonald made his case for donald trump... ((michael mcdonald/nv gop chairman: "people aren't making it. people aren't making it with just jobs. the economy isn't coming back. we're shipping jobs overseas, they're going out of this country, and it's not working.")) ((patrick walker)) ...while democrats say clinton's experience is the way to lead the country forward. ((st. sen. pat spearman/(d) las vegas: "she has given evidence, she has given detailed answers, whereas on the other hand, mr. trump goes back to his talking points." )) ((patrick walker)) but ultimately... it's not up to the campaigns...
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it's up to you... the voter. ((patrick walker)) >> one major theme missing from last night's debate... to the surprise of many -- immigration reform. we'll dive into that... tonight at 6:30. denise.../// ((denise valdez)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) coming up... saving money at the pump. some say it's as simple as filling up as much as possible. but is it true? michelle mortensen will explain next.///
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[cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call, congressman joe heck has been answering. 85% of the time. giving tax breaks to big oil companies and the super rich, but ending medicare as we know it and forcing cuts to social security. taking care of the koch brothers may be a good call for joe heck, but it doesn't work for nevada's working families. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this ad. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, senate majority pac is responsible and as a computer programmer, i created apps... before they were lled "apps"
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we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, to improve our schools, and create good jobs. i approved this message because i know we can
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this is 8 news now at five.")) ((paul joncich)) the price of gas fluctuates almost every day. ((denise valdez)) >> but according to recent reports ... if you really want to save money ... you'll fill up your tank more often .... no matter the price at the pump. ((paul joncich)) >> cos in tonight's debt destroyer report. ((michelle mortensen)) show of hands if you've ever driven around with your gas tank on empty ... and your guage warning light shinging brightly. we've all done it. but if you want to save money ... you'll never do it again after today. ((michelle mortensen)) filling up and the pump can set you back a couple hundred bucks
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but not filling up enough .. can actually cost you more? why? turns out driving on a low fuel tank ... can lead to car damage. the gas in your car actually functions like coolant for the fuel pump motor ... so every time you drive on less than a quarter of a tank ... the pump can suck in air .. heat up and wear out prematurely. that can be a pricey repair. and of course there's the obvious .. if you run out of gas .. and are stranded ... well ... tow trucks n pennt too. so while filling up frequently may feel like a drain on your wallet at the time .. it could keep more money in your wallet long term. ((michelle mortensen)) and if you want to start filling up more often ... and you want to fill up at the best price there are a ton of apps you can download on your phone to help you find the cheapest price. apps like gas buddy ... and route 4 me ... are top rated and are free to download. now tomorrow we're going to keep the gas conversation going ... and talk about the best stations to buy gas at ... because not all stations are
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((denise valdez)) there are other ways you could still end up paying more at th estimates for about one-third of new vehicles sold in the u-s will fall by about a mile per gallon. it's mostly because drivers are loading up on options that drag on heated seats. people are also using more air conditioning, and driving faster./// ((paul joncich)) those of you planning to travel out of the country soon... we have some news for you. some countries may not accept your passport. the soderlund family found this out the hard way. after spending a year planning
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they hit a bump in the road while trying to check in for a flight to france. they were scheduled to come home in june... and their passports were good through august... but many countries in europe require passports to be valid up to six months beyond your return date. travel experts say countries do this in case of an unexpected stay: (( johnny jet/travel expert - "let's say you're in an accident and all of a sudden you're in a hospital for a few months. they don't want to deal with someone who doesn't have a valid passport." )) ((paul joncich)) getting a passport renewea but the soderlunds got lucky and went to their local passport agency and were able to get new ones in just a few hours. for a list of which countries require specific time periods for passports... just go to the state department's us passport website./// ((weather toss))
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moisture continues to sneak in from the south and east. showers have been mainly light for the most part but we're expecting better chances tomorrow. ................................ ... ........... temps stay warm to mild on this tuesday but most of the area seeing light winds and temps close to normal today. dewpoints and humidity are up with slight chances this evening with maybe a few spits of rain in the forecast for this evening. temps stay mild through the evening as well. ................................ ... ............ temps have been close to 90 for the east side of the valley where it's lower in elevation.
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this afternoon but they stayed just near our normal 90 degree temps for this time in september. far west side of the valley stayed cooler with temps in the high 80's and far northwest part of town along with kyle canyon stayed coolest today. .......... ......................... ............. temps across the u.s. looking cool up in the pacific northwest with warmer temps in the desert southwest. northern tier states cooling off with temps only in the mid 50's for the twin plain states. gorgeous with low humidity for the mid-atlantic staes and warm and muggy in orlando this afternoon. ..................... .............. ................ radar images show showers moving in from the south probably brining some spits of showers this evening to some isolated areas. the bulk of rain coming in from the upper level low will reach us wednesday bringing more scattered showers and t'storm chances. looking at temps staying in the
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cooler depending on cloud cover. ................................ ... ............ tonight expect a low of 70 degrees with plenty of clouds and light winds. could see a slight chance of a stray shower tonight as we stay cool overnight and clouds in the a.m. tomorrow expect a high of 87 with partly sunny with chances for showers and t'storms and more scattered. ... ................... extended forecast shows temps stay near average with another chance of showers/storms again thursday. drier by friday with wind increasing for the weekend. we'll warm up to the low 90's by the weekend with slight chances for showers returning again next week.
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the backstreet boys plan to call vegas home... ((paul joncich)) >> so should we expect more boys bands to set up shop on the strip? >> plus...vanna white is in las vegas... as she receives a key to the city. the connection she has to casino gaming history... is coming up at six on the valley's news leader./// ((i'm jericka duncan in philadelphia. at a watch party full of trump supporters, one trump supporter called last night's debate a draw. i'll explain tonight, on the cbs scott pelley" ))
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill.
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it's been almost six months.. since the t-mobile arena and the park opened on the strip. and soon, the park theater will open up its doors. ((paul joncich)) >> this is a photo of the venue... which will officially open it's doors december 17th. people. ((denise valdez)) >> we also know who will be the first to hit the stage.. multi-platinum selling artist stevie nicks! tickets for the theater's debut show go on sale monday at 10 a-m./// ((paul joncich)) last week... the backstreet boys announced a residency at planet hollywood beginning next year. now folks are clammoring for more 90's reunions... specifically nsync. ((denise valdez)) >> but we've got some bad news... it doesn't look like that one will
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justin timberlake is the holdout. ((paul joncich)) >> while the other members of the group have the free time in their calendars... timberlake has a much busier schedule with his solo career. so that 2013 performance at the mtv video music awards will probably be the last time we'll see them together - at least for a while./// ((denise valdez)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news leader. don't forget you can find us on facebook and twitter. ((paul joncich)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see ya ((paul joncich))
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politics should never come before basic health care, but that's the choice joe heck keeps making. women like me rely on planned parenthood for checkups and cancer screenings, but congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care... just to score political points.
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? ? ? captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the candidates go out for a spin. >> did anybody see that debate last night? ( cheers and applause ) >> 80 million people watched. >> pelley: even more than that. >> i think trump did not look crazy or like a madman. i think hillary got some good licks on him. after the shooting, the children of charlotte. >> it's a shame that-- our fathers and mothers are killed, and we can't even see them anymore. >> pelley: chris christie is fingered in the bridgegate scandal. and-- >> this is it! we made it! >> pelley: the late night hosts get the final word, and give it to the candidates. >> you were saying, i'm sorry? >> we have to bring back law and order. order.


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