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((michael stevens)) >> and i'm michael stevens in for brian. we're following breaking news out of the southwest valley. ((kirsten joyce)) >> one person was killed in a crash at decatur and wagon trail.. 8 news now reporter nia wong just arrived on scene .. lets send things over to her with the latest. nia? ((nia wong)) breaking news this morning .. we've learned one person died in a crash in the southwest valley. it happened just a little after 2 am near the intersection of decatur and wagon trail. we have a crew on the way to the scene right now and we are working to learn more information.
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impacting traffic at all. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) southbound sunset is closed near the 215 interchange after a fatal crash. avoid the area using jones instead. northbound traffic is getting through. there's also a wreck at rancho and us 95 up in the northwest.
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west coast, floods are hitting the central u-s. ((michael stevens)) >> several fires are burning in california this week, and parts of iowa are getting inundated with high water. reid binion reports. (christina schwabecher / neighbor) >> "it is a really bad day for a fire." reid binion: >> multiple wildfires - raging in california this week. (christina schwabecher / neighbor) >> "we all worry that
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>> the loma fire - in the santa cruz mountains -- reportedly burning upwards of two-thousand acres so far... ...destroying one home, threatening hundreds more... and forcing hundreds of evacuations some heeding the call... (chris clark / santa cruz co. sheriff spokesman) >> "we've had a mix of folks that have decided to stay and some that have decided to leave." ...others, taking their chances. (jim digiovanni / lives in evacuation zone) >> "if we see flames get close then well head out. otherwise, i'm staying here." crews dropping retardant on the blaze -- competing with sweltering heat and dry brush. (capt. brian oliver / cal fire) >> "as it works its way around and it finds a valley or a gully or a drainage that's primed with fuels, that's the route it's going to go." reid binion: >> meanwhie facing the opposite problem: water. low-lying areas - inundated... after rivers and creeks swelled past their banks. authorities -- warning thousands of evacuated cedar rapids residents to stay away for a couple more days. ...expressing optimism, but also emphasizing the historical scope of the flooding. (jeff pomeranz / city manager, cedar rapids) >> "this is the second largest and most significant flood event in the history of the city of cedar rapids." reid binion: >> i'm reid binion reporting.
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((sherry swensk)) there are some dangerous the country and the world. ............ we've got cloudy skies this morning...
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thunderstorms today. but not looking for anything dangerous or threatening. ........... temps are staying mild because of the clouds with mid 70s right now and more humidity. .............. let's check the radar and see some light rain off to the eas
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back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas officials will be breaking ground for the city's new nhl team practice facility the new facility will be built in downtown summerlin n which is located near pavilion center drive and giffith peak. the team's gm bill foley along with the the howard hughes corporation , announced the signing of a 20-year ground lease for the two rink practice facility last week. we're still waiting on an official name for the team. /// ((michael stevens)) it turns out that a happy wife does lead to a happy life.
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conclusion. ((michael stevens)) >> and see some of the heartwarming comments that world leaders had to say about the passing of israels former prime minister./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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[cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call, congressman joe heck has been answering. voting with the koch brothers' agenda 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
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the country of israel is in mourning after former israeli president shimon peres passed away. the nobel peace prize laureate passed away at a tel aviv hospital - at the age of 93. two weeks after suffering a 'major stroke.' peres' was twice elected prime minister and held nearly every senior political office in israel. president obama said, "a light has gone out, but the hope he gave us will burn forever." shimon peres will friday. president obama, president clinton, and other world leaders will attend the funeral./// ((michael stevens)) the f-b-i is releasing new pictures of two men they want to talk to about the new york city-area bombings. agents say security video shows the men removing a pressure cooker bomb from a bag, and walking away with the luggage. meanwhile, today's planned arraignment of the man accused in the bombing is now postponed because ahmad rahami remains unconscious in a new jersey
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((michael stevens)) the prosecution is wrapping up its case... in the trial of ammon bundy and six others who occupied an oregon wildlife refuge last winter. jurors watched a video of men using assault rifles to fire at a refuge boat launch. fbi agents displayed evidence bags that contained more than 1,000 spent shell casings recovered from that area. the assistant u.s attorney says the video shows the armed occua protest. bundy and his followers occupied the refuge for weeks back in january, demanding the government free two imprisoned ranchers and relinquish control of western lands./// ((kirsten joyce)) police made more arrests concerning the dakota access pipeline. nearly 300 protesters blocked traffic in morton county, north dakota, the sheriff's department is reviewing protest footage to see if any additional arrests should be made. five people involved in the blockade are in custody. >> ( lt. tom iverson /
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there were no incidents that i'm aware of." ( protesters ) >> "we have to save our water for our children." ((kirsten joyce)) >> liutenant iverson says some protesters walked up to officers to shake their hands and thank them for their service, but not all were polite towards law enforcement. morton county sheriff's is investigating the protests and a nearby incident at another construction site./// ((michael stevens)) one man almost ruins a perfect proposal. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we'll see how he ended up saving the day. ne you're watching 8 news now good day.
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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,
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4:45 am now one of only a few verified by the american burn association and the committee on trauma of the american college of surgeons. it is nevada's only burn care center. while it's been here for 47 years, it recently went through a certification process in which it was verified with no deficiencies in adult and pediatric burn care for the first time. that's a big deal for everyone working there: (( dr. jay coates / medical director for lions regional burn center: "the current administration really wanted to put the push behind
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completed. that sets a standard that's on par on a national level with other burn centers around america." )) ((paul joncich)) >> because of the aptitude of the burn center, victims in southern nevada can be treated for any burn here... instead of having to leave the community./// ((kirsten joyce)) we now have proof that a happy wife.. leads to a happy life. having a happy spouse may boost your physical health... that's the conclusion of a new study publisd the study found that people with unhappy spouses had more physical ailments... they also didn't exercise -- rated their own health as poor. researchers confirm that being around happy people can not only make you happier, but apparently also healthier./// ((demetria obilor)) that marriage is off to a good start... but another new that marriage is off to a
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relationship already hit its first bump in the road. a failed marriage proposal at yankee stadium! a fan in the stands tried to pop the question and dropped the ring! fans in the section looked for half an inning before it was found. it all worked out for this fan... because she said yes./// sherry how's the weather today?
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we have some showers around teh valley this mornng and will your wednesday. ............. temps are in the 70s this morning with higher humidity... and light wind. ............... thunderstorms have fired off over northern arizona. and showers shifting west toward southern nevada. ........... the chance for thunderstorms is better today because of instability from a low sliding up from over baja.
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tomorrow. temps stay in the 80s until friday with sunshine and back to 90 degrees. .... breezy and cooler this weekend with temps falling back to 80s next week. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) lane closures on southbound
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decatur near the 215 on-ramp. looks like there is some rain up in the northwest at us 95 and 215
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loading up on options that drag on heated seats. people are also using more air conditioning, and driving faster./// ((michael stevens)) coming up at 5-am... nissan is helping you roll to your next meeting a lot quicker... ((kirsten joyce)) >> how they're putting the speed of a car... into a chair... that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
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heads here in las vegas. executives and corporate management from casino properties here in las vegas were at the sands yesterday for the global gaming expo... the gaming industry drives in 68.5 billion dollars a year... geoff freeman - president and ceo association says the financial impact of u-s gaming has hit a pre-recession high. but the gaming industry.... which supports 240-billion in u-s economic activity.... knows that they have to create new product for a younger demographic in order to keep growing. (( jacob lanning-- 59:37 a lot of the younger generations of customers have grown up on playing video games and theyre used to that style of mechanics :44 and sio we really need to bring a new style of game in order to attract that younger demographic to the
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the international game technology turned a lot of heads during yesterday's expo when they unveiled their latest tech trend... 4-d slot machines... using feature recognition and air haptic technology to let you feel and enteract with the game--just like i did. /// ((vanna white: this is my home away from home... i got the key! )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> vanna white now has the key to las vegas! the city decided to honor her... because the "wheel of fortune licensed brand of slot machines. this year marks the 20-th anniversary since they debuted... and according to i-g-t... they're the most successful slot theme of all time. we talked with mayor carolyn goodman about why people love playing the "wheel" slots: ((mayor carolyn goodman: people put money in the machine they really put money in or do it because they think vanna's gonna come! vanna white: and sometimes i do by the way. i always walk by the wheel of fortune slot machines and send some good luck! ))
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in the past 20 years... wheel slots have made more than a thousand millionaires... and have paid out more than 3- billion dollars in jackpots.///
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a deadly crash closes down an intersection in the southwest valley. we'll have a live report with the latest... and the alternates you can take to get around it. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- from coast to coast... another protest erupts in california. what police say led up to an officer to shoot.. an unarmed black man. ((sherry swensk)) >> and, showers have already fallen in parts of the valley this morning and there is more in the forecast for your wednesday so grab the umbrella. 8 news now good day, the right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((michael stevens)) >> thanks for waking up with us. i'm michael stevens in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. developing this morning... n-h-p is investigating a deadly crash.. in the southwest valley. ((michael stevens)) >> it happened before 2-am, near the intersection of decatur and wagon trail. and that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong live with


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