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is closer to reality.. but if the raiders arrived early.. where would they play? " there are people putting plans together to expand that stadium to make it work for a couple of years." could we see professional football as soon as 2017??? -------------- ((dave courvoisier)) plus.. the last minute preps for the final presidential debate... taking place at unlv... and let's just say.. get ready for gridlock!!!! ------------- ((katie)) >> and calmer winds for now...when gusty winds return to the valley. news leader. ////
whom i have a personal relationship have told me the nfl is ready to do it our goal is to build a local fanbase and to build the pride in the community we'll see what the owners are saying about the possibility of moving to las vegas big big topic here at the fall nfl owners meeting reporting from houston chris maathuis 8 sports now. ((dave courvoisier)) signed the bill into law that would provide 750 million dollars in public funding -- if the n-f-l approves the team's relocation bid. jon tritsch continues our triple team coverage from the newsroom. ((jon tritsch)) you've heard the expression.. if you build it.. they will come. well.. our city is one step closer to being the home of the oakland raiders.... raiders owner mark davis and other team officials joined governor sandoval... key lawmakers... and local leaders for the ceremonial occasion at u-n-l-v. the rebels would get to play in
how much support he has from fellow owners to relocate to las vegas. but he did tell me he's pleased with the process to get the stadium. the 750-million dollars of new room tax money would be the largest-ever public subsidy for an n-f-l stadium... and i asked state senator kelvin atkinson... a key democrat who voted "yes"... why he chose to vote for it when progressive orginazions have been consistently against the stadium. ((sen. kelvin atkinson/(d) clark county: "when you're putting this many people back to work, when you're creating a economy, it's a win-win, and i think our citizens are happy." steve sisolak: "it wasn't just the vote he provided, the senate provided a huge amount of leadership, you got the ball over the endzone when it was fourth-and-goal and we really appreciate everything you did." sen. atkinson: "thank you buddy." steve sisolak: "thanks my friend." )) ((jon tritsch)) >> the governor's office of economic development estimates between the stadium and the convention center construction projects... around 25-thousand construction jobs will be created... along with 14-thousand permanent jobs. l-v-c-v-a c-e-o rossi ralenkotter says the convention center expansion is a go...
year. ((jon tritsch)) as for the stadium... if the nfl doesn't approve relocation... there is still a provision which would allow a college-only stadium to be built. which we know.. unlv would be very happy with.. reporting in the newsroom.. i'm jon tritsch./// ((denise valdez)) the raiders have a clause in their current lease in oakland... that could let the team move to las vegas as early as next season. that is -- if the league approves the relocation. so we wanted to know.. where could the raiders play until the new stadium is built? possible option.. shakala? ((shakala alvaranga)) >> here it is denise: the sam boyd stadium. we learned tonight that the raiders have already come here ... they've checked out this facility... and with some improvements, it may just work...
last year ... it underwent a 1.2 million dollar renovation. "you could put 7 to 8,000 seats in the north end zone. you could add some seats along the top to get it close to 50,000." "you could enhance some training facilities out there, some offices out there, the locker rooms would have to be re-done." don't like the idea? well, futrell compares it to where the raiders are playing now... atleast at sam boyd stadium you're not catching a pass and sliding into second base at the same time." here's another option: the las vegas motor speedway. "it can handle the big crowds and it's equipped for that. that part of town knows how to deal with the big crowds." or...could the raiders stay in oakland for another season? "i don't know how oakland fans would react to a las vegas team that's already said we're divorcing you, but can we stay in the house a little longer?"
boyd stadium tonight. he likes the idea. he said: "the sam boyd stadium has many wonderful options and opportunities for the raiders including pre-season games and an expansion if needed." "that would be a win win for unlv. it would be a win win for the raiders and for las vegas." ((shakala alvaranga)) >> ad lib reporting live shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((dave courvoisier)) presidentialpe trump and hillary clinton will soon be going head to head during the final presidential debate on wednesday. and last minute preparations are underway at u-n-l-v as the school gears up to host the event. reporter brittany edney filed this story earlier tonight (("check any of the networks now and it's live from las vegas." )) ((brittany edney)) the political spotlight is shining on las vegas ... and the lvcva says, they believe this international stage will help the city attract even a
president/ceo, lvcva "it positions us as a place to do business. we attract over 22,000 meetings each year but this is so special and so important to us as a destination.")) ((brittany edney)) the event itself is drawing around 7-thousand media members... about a thousand student volunteers... hundreds of community leaders and at least a thousand law enforcement officers. metro says not only is the campus going to be heavily guarded-- but the entire city will be as well. ((undersheriff kevin mcmahill, metro police "we all still continue united states of america remains an issue so we have to stay vigilent on the outside of the event which is it what my appeal was to the community, if you see something, say something.)) ((brittany edney)) and commuters get ready, from about 4 to 10 pm on wednesday... metro says there will be intermentent closures of the 215 beltway, streches of i-15, east&westbound russell road from mccarran airport to maryland parkway. plus parts of tropicana avenue and swenson street.
worldwide significance of hosting. len jessup, unlv president "for us to have all eyes on us for this week is just an incrediable opportunity.")) ((dave courvoisier)) that was britney edney reporting. the latest cbs news poll shows hillary clinton is leading donald trump, with just 22 days to go until the presidential election. meanwhile.. the fbi releases more information on its investigation into the clinton email scandal... the papers detail how clinton's undersecretary patrick kennedy began pushing secut marking an email pertaining to benghazi unclassified." in a quid- pro- quo, one fbi contact "told kennedy he would look into the e-mail matter if kennedy would provide authority concerning the fbi's" longstanding " request to increase its personnel in iraq." ((denise valdez)) >> president obama will be in las vegas this friday to stump for hillary clinton and catherine cortez masto. at the public event, president
for nevada families and highlight clinton's vision for an america . no word yet on the time or location of the event. if you are interested.. we've posted a link on our website a t las vegasnow dot com./// ((denise valdez)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races that matter to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) >> now to the weather.. and can we expect another windy night.. katie is in for tedd.. katie... what's the latest outlook? ((katie boer))
investigators released video of the incident and identified the suspect as rex wilson. last wednesday wilson fled from police during a traffic stop near fort apache and hualapai way. police say officers fired 36 shots at wilson after surrounding his car... hitting him 8 times after he pointed what they thought was a gun at them. it turns out he had a water nozzle that resembled a gun... and it's the same thing he's accused of using in 16 different robberies leadi police say wilson also used his own blood to write "sorry" on the screen in the s-u-v's dash. no officers were hurt in the shooting./// ((denise valdez)) a volunteer football coach at silverado high school has been arrested for having an inappropriate relationship with a female students. 21-year old jordan turner was booking on 3 felony charges.. including committing a sex act with a 14 or 15 year old student... and kidnapping. school district police say they became aware of it on friday..
turner has a court appearance scheduled for wednesday./// ((dave courvoisier)) it's almost time for news you can use.. and tonight's edition is all about traffic. >> a major construction project has been delayed.. and it could lead to major traffic issues this weekend. we have the scoop.. next on 8 news now.. the valley's news leader.///
but due to the high winds.. crews postponed the closure to this upcoming friday. so here's what you need to know. the eastbound ramp will close friday night at 9.. and will not reopen until 5 a-m next monday morning. the county says drivers should expect delays during these times and a longer trip to the airport. ((katie boer))
will be cooler in the low 60s, upper 60s by 9am. by noon--upper 70s.... by 3pm we'll see temps in the low 80s with plenty of clear conditions. ................... looking ahead at later this week, we'll see winds increasing with a fire weather watch in place for areas like lake mead nra, colorado river, lower colorado river valley in effect from wednesday morning through thursday afternoon for strong winds (north 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph) and low relative humidity (minimum humidity...5 to 10 percent primarily during the afternoon hours)...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. outdoor burg satellite radar looks fairly quiet now ... on wednesday, a progressive trough will be moving through the rockies as a strong ridge develops off the coast of california. in between, northwesterly flow becomes established in our region with a seasonably strong surface pressure gradient developing. strong northerly winds will commence across the lower colorado river valley on wednesday and will continue through most of the day thursday before the ridge approaches the region and the surface pressure gradient relaxes.
beat hawaii in honolulu for the first time in 16 years and then celebrate the announcement of a new stadium with a marching band and the governor... for a program that has forever been fighting mediocrity..these are winning times for unlv.. momentum from a 41-38 dramatic win in hawaii into today where a ceremony cemented the building of world class stadium and the inevitable rise of marketability and prominence for the program.. coach says unlv football will never be the same (( )) ((jon tritsch)) we are all shaped by the trials
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