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patrick walker joins us with more on tonight's visit. ((patrick walker)) >> the following are the details for the clinton campaign event: las vegas, nv - today, wednesday, october 12, at 7:30 p.m. pdt, former nevada attorney general and u.s. senate candidate catherine cortez masto will join hillary clinton and congresswoman dina titus at a rally to discuss the high stakes in this election for nevadans and the need to elect democrats up and down the ticket. congresswoman titus will also urge nevadans to vote early from october 22 through november 4. when: 7:30 p.m.
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pdt where: smith center for the performing arts, 361 symphony park ave. las vegas, nv 89106 on the republican side... donald trump stumped in florida... which is considered a must- win state if he wants to make it to the white house. today he talked to a crowd about hillary clinton's e-mail scandal... suggesting both parties in congress let the scandal slide. ((donald trump: "did they make a deal where everybody protects each other in
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rebound from last week's video leak... because of that, he lost support from some republicans... the latest poll shows more than one- quarter of elected top conservatives won't endorse trump./// ((dave courvoisier)) >> and we're your local election headquarters keeping you updated on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) ((tedd florendo)) ((( staying unseasonably warm today with temps close to 90 through many neighborhoodsis week we stayed below normal for many days and not we're sneaking in a little humidity as well. clouds have also enveloped the region today but instability remains low so t'shower chances will not be an issue today. even in mohave county development remains low.
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through some parts of the evening. ................................ ... ...................... here's your hour by hour for tonight. high clouds with warm temps this evening. expecting mild temps by 11 pm with winds slight breeze at time morning. wake temp near 70 by morning under mostly clear skies. we'll have an update on the rest of the week coming up in your most accurate weather now forecast
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through a crowd of protesters in reno... will likely face charges. police say they're preparing court documents for possible criminal charges after the 18- year- old drove through the crowd. they were peacefully demonstrating under the famous 'reno' arch... in support of native american rights. several are calling for the man to be charged with a hate crime. one woman was taken to the hospital with a broken hip and pelvis... two others were also hurt. so far... the man has not been arrested./// ((christianne klein)) unlv is teaming up with a space. the partnership is with lockheed martin... which supports nasa's "orion" program. the goal of that program is to land humans on asteroids and mars. over the next 5 years... lockheed martin will provide unlv's engineering college up to 5-million dollars for research. the school has worked with nasa in the past... as part of the "mentor-protege program"./// ((dave courvoisier)) janet jackson breaks her silence. ((christianne klein)) >> where the superstar was seen out and about... as she finally confirms her pregnancy at the age of 50.///
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leader with paul joncich, leader with paul joncich, christianne klein and te he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. divisive and dangerous.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists. narrator: and joe heck says "i have high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." i don't know what i said, aah... narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i would bomb the [bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck?
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heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck. wrong for nevada. this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((christianne klein)) a henderson man has figured out how the sun can keep ice cream cold. ((dave courvoisier)) >> he has built a solar-powered ice cream truck. 8 news now reporter karen
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((ice cream music)) ((karen castro)) it's the tune that can only mean one thing... a cold treat on wheels is near. but this is not your ordinary ice cream truck. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: i have been working on this for three years.)) ((karen castro)) harrel remmer restored this vehicle he bought for 8-hundred bucks. the improvements include four solar panels instead of a generator. they are mounted on top of the vehicle. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: the power comes in through these black wires right here, comes in it comes in higher voltage. this can tell you exactly how much voltage is coming in from the sun.)) ((karen castro)) the henderson resident built his own system which supplies power to two large freezers. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: minus 23 degrees in the freezer right now. try doing that with a dumb plug.)) ((karen castro)) remmer has invested at least two thousand dollars in the eco-friendly system. he says the long-term benefits are worth it. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: don't have the noise from a generator, the maintenance, the fuel, the emissions. solar panels last 25 years or more, that's what they're
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remmer owns the first solar-powered ice cream truck in nevada. he came up with the idea after growing tired of the health hazards associted with a generator. remmer searched for options online and found someone in another state had already created an ice cream truck powered by the sun. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: i said 'bingo,' the lights went on and i says i can do that.)) ((karen castro)) remmer is ready to ditch his old ice cream truck he has driven for the past four years... and hit the road with his new creation. ((harrel remmer ice cream truck owner: i am definitely excited and i know the kids are.)) ((karen castro)) karen castro, 8 news now. the owner is waiting for the health district to do a final inspection on the ice cream truck before hitting the road. ((christianne klein)) >> it can happen as soon as next week./// ((dave courvoisier)) those creepy clown sightings are still scaring people all around the world. and now the trend is impacting the golden arches. that's right... ronald mcdonald is being forced to make fewer appearances in light of the reports. the restaurant chain released a statement saying -quote- "mcdonald's and franchisees in local markets are mindful of the current climate around clown sightings in communities
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with respect to ronald mcdonald's participation in community events for the time being." no word on how long the change will be enforced./// ((dave courvoisier)) using the sounds of mozart... to make sure your wine hits that perfect note. ((christianne klein)) >> why scientists are now interested... in the unconventional way an italian wine maker tends to his grapes.... that's next on the valley's news leader.///
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. man: the tea party republicans in congress want to cut social security. woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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((dave courvoisier)) a local mother is hoping to raise awareness about a disease that affects children and adults alike. it's called "eosinophilic" disease... and amber hoyt's daughter has been battling it basically since she was born. little audry was first diagnosed with acid reflux... but it took a specialist in san diego to realize that wasn't the case: (( amber hoyt, mother: we're actually lucky that she was diagnosed when she s common and it could take a lot longer we have friends that weren't diagnosed until they were 8 years old. )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> to help raise awareness for the disease... and to help those suffering find a support group... a special "hope on the horizon walk" is set for this sunday morning. it's at bruce trent park... near rampart and vegas drive. we've put a link to register for the halloween- themed walk on our website... las vegas now dot com...
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north carolina... as the area continues to deal with the aftermath of hurricane matthew. thousands are being told to evacuate as a river rises there. officials fear people could be trapped in their homes if roads are washed away. don champion has the latest. ((christianne klein)) eight volunteers from southern nevada are on their way to north carolina to help out
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southern nevada are on their way to north carolina to help out with relief efforts there: (( crystal garland, executive coordinator, american red cross: this is my first deployment so i'm really excited and nervous and ready to get started and hit the ground running. i'm just looking forward to going out there to help to help as much as i can and to just have the experience of being deployed for the red cross )) ((christianne klein)) >> the local american red cross chapter deploys volunteers
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today... and will be in north carolina for two weeks./// ((weather toss)) tedd florendo ((( more clouds today mixed with some sunshine as temperatures looking close to 90 degrees with puts us nearly 10 degrees above average for this time of year. rain chances remain slim at this point as well even for mohave county as instability remains weak right now. ................................ ... .............. temperatures around the
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where we remained the warmest due to low elevation. west side cooler in the high 80's; even cooler for kyle canyon in the 60 by late today. many neighborhoods remained above average for our highs and will stay that way through the next few days. ..... .............................. ................... regional temps also remained extra warm from mesquite all the way down to laughlin as we jumped the 90's through plenty of neighbohroods. we're expecting many locales to stay that way for a few days before we see some changes late week with wind first then slightly cooler temps heading to the weekend. slight shower chances could .............. ..................... ................ radar showing high clouds moving through the region ahead of a trough but showers have been limited around the region. even conditions are quiter in mohave county where we did antcipate thunderstorm development and even that remains low for now. we're expecting a slight increase in wind today with wind
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.. ............................. .... ................. here's the forecast. tonight expect a low near 70 and mild by morning under mostly clear skies. slight breezes through the evening but lighter winds by degrees and staying above average again. clouds clear more tomorrow as we heat up again. ................................ ... ................... extended forecast shows mostly sunny to sunny skies all week.
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but do drop slightly by late week. we'll begin to see some breezy winds develop late week as well, but we still remain dry with slight shower chances returning early next week. we'll have another weather update coming up in a few minutes.
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at a baby store./// ((dave courvoisier)) we asked you to 'sound off at six'... barb says "congratulations to her. hope she's up to the task. parenting is hard and the older you are the harder it is, especially when they become teenagers." ((christianne klein)) >> lois says "she's finally confirming when she's due at any time??" and beverly simply says "you go girl!" you can sound off at six everyday... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((dave courvoisier)) homeowners try to get into the halloween spit. >> but instead they're decorating for christmas... the reason why they had a change of heart.. next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
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two billionaires, spending millions to buy a senate seat for joe heck. smearing catherine cortez masto with ads called "bogus," "highly misleading," and "false."
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who held banks accountable and helped nevada homeowners. and governor sandoval praised cortez masto's dedication to fighting sex trafficking. don't let joe heck's billionaires fool you. catherine cortez masto has always stood up for us. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. yesterday... you'll remember we told you about a bridge in little rock... that refused to be demolished. ((dave courvoisier)) >> here's that video in case
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but the 93- year- old bridge didn't fall into the river as planned! instead... parts of the bridge simply fell against themselves and stayed put. ((christianne klein)) >> well we couldn't leave you hanging... so here's the new video showing the bridge finally falling into the river below. it was definitely weakened by the blast... but instead of the planned 30 seconds to bring it down... crews had to attach a cable to the bridge and pull it down... which took five hours./// ((dave courvoisier)) an italian winemaker believes s spot... that really makes his wine stand out from the rest. ((christianne klein)) >> his secret... is music: ((::classical music:: )) ((christianne klein)) >> that's right... the wine maker blasts mozart across his vineyards in the hills of tuscany. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the grapes are serenaded all day long... and giancarlo cignozzi believes the vines closest to the music... grow bigger and toward the source of the sound. scientists believe he might be onto something: ((prof manscuso: it's very difficult to say plants "like" classical music - what they are able actually do is to
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the vines may grow toward the speakers because frequencies resemble those of runnning water. they figure the music confuses harmful bugs, making them unable to breed. the music also scares away birds and other creatures that feed on grapes. and get this... speaker maker "bose" heard about the studies... and donated 72 speakers and even financed more research in the field./// ((dave courvoisier)) some people go all out fo decorating their yards to get into the spooky spirit. ((christianne klein)) >> well a couple in arkansas apparently went a little too far... after neighbors called police over the spooky decor which included bloody baby dolls. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the homeowners decided to take down the decorations... and here's what they did instead... they went ahead and put up their christmas decorations. they even put up a sign saying "apologies to our neighbors who we offended so much with our halloween decorations that they felt the need to send a police officer to our house. merry christmas to you and yours." the couple also decided
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and will dress up as scary santa and a zombie elf instead./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ((dave courvoisier)) >> be sure to watch 8 news
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this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- a legislative librarian from bowie, maryland... a retired army officer from alexandria, virginia... and our returning champion,
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[ cheers and applause ] and now, here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you all. johnny, thank you. well, if you want to win the game, and you're not gonna come up with the correct response in final jeopardy!, you should do what pidge did on yesterday's program -- wager a small amount. so, it pays to be lucky, as well as good on this program. russ and susan, let's see what happens with you two. good luck, players. here we go. ?? let's take a look at the categories now. [ laughter ] you'll deal with money slang. and finally, actual news stories found by the @-floridaman twitter account. pidge, start us.


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