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for his drop in the polls. president obama chimes in on the candidate's latest comments that the election is rigged... what the commander in chief had to say. ((paul joncich)) the rock and roll hall of fame... ready to induct some new members. find out if your favorite artist ((tedd florendo)) ((( coming off a windy weekend and now temperatures near average. but the winds return and we'll show you when coming up in your weathernow forecast
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trump's arrival. thanks for joining us... i'm paul joncich. ((christianne klein)) >> and i'm christianne klein. as the candidates prepare for tomorrow's debate... both sides are dealing with their own controversies. craig boswell has the latest from the campaign trail. donald trump faced a friendly crowd in colorado springs as he tries to narrow hillary clinton's lead in the battleground state. (donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "in 21 days we are going to win the state of colorado and we're going to win the white house." but he says the media isn't so friendly and blames it for his falling poll nurs presidential nominee) "the press has created a rigged system and poisoned the minds of so many voters." "i dont believe the polls anymore. i dont believe them." the latest poll shows clinton pulling ahead in nevada - the state that will host wednesday night's third and final presidential debate. clinton boarded a flight for las vegas. she's been out of the public eye for the past couple of days preparing for the event. (craig boswell/cbs news/the white house)
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during a press conference here at the white house with the italian prime minister. the president slammed donald trump's claim the election is rigged (president obama) "if you start whining before the game is even over, if whenever things are going badly for you and you lose you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job." wikileaks has released another batch of emails from clinton campaign chairman john podesta. in one exchange - podesta emailed clinton the initial list of potential vice presidential candidates broken into what h groups were separated by the candidate's race, gender and profession. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house./// ((christianne klein)) >> the intial list of v-p candidates included non-politicians such as admiral william mccraven who commanded the seal team that took out osama bin laden as well as apple c-e-o tim cook who would have been the first openly
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up in the wikileaks email release of clinton chief of staff john podesta.... the i-team's chief investigative reporter george knapp. earlier this year... the i-team did stories on former blink-182 rocker tom delonge's new company.. centered on ufo research. george also did an interview with podesta on the potential for opening up government ufo's files. the email was from delonge to podesta about those stories./// ((paul joncich)) with the debate less than 24 hours away.. streaming into las vegas. ((christianne klein)) >> politics now anchor patrick walker caught up with one of the top c-b-s politicial analysts to discuss the race... and what it means to nevada. patrick? ((patrick walker)) >> all eyes have been on nevada this week... and for good reason. we're hosting the debate... obviously... but we're also a key swing state. the polls have been tight in nevada... with hillary clinton currently edging out donald trump
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past month. here at the debate site... the buzz is about what will be discussed on stage tomorrow night. that includes immigration. nevada has been at the center of that discussion... with hillary clinton announcing her immigration reform platform here last year... and several donald trump speeches. but remember... nevada only has 6 electoral votes. i spoke with cbs news senior political editor steve chaggaris earlier about why there is so much effort and money spent in a state worth just 6 electoral votes. ((steve chaggaris/cbs news senior political editor: "every single one of these battle ground states is important, especiay donald trump, who's path to winning the electoral college is a lot narrower than hillary clinton's.")) ((patrick walker)) so that's his opinion... that every vote counts in a race that could be close. that's especially true if donald trump wins some key battleground states... narrowing clinton's path to 270 electoral votes... enough to win the presidency. ((patrick walker)) >> the election is now just under 3 weeks away. tomorrow is the last chance for these two candidates to try to sway voters in front of a mass
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8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) metro police held a press conference today... reminding people you definitely should not fly drones around the thomas and mack tomorrow. because of the debate... there is a temporary flight restriction in the area. in fact... you can't fly a drone or even a helicopter within 3- point-7- miles of the arena during the debate. t now... they're working on ways to use them for crime scene documentation, accident reconstruction... even search and rescue operations./// ((paul joncich)) taco trucks are helping 'get out the vote' here in las vegas. today... more than 20 taco trucks spread throughout the valley to help get people registered. today is the final day you can register to vote in nevada. taco trucks have morphed into a political gag this year... after a latino donald trump supporter warned that unchecked immigration would lead to -quote- "taco trucks on every corner."
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to form a so- called 'wall' of taco trucks outside the trump international hotel right here in las vegas tomorrow./// ((paul joncich)) speaking of registering to vote... you have until nine tonight to register in person at two locations here in town. at the election department offices on trade drive in north las vegas... and at the county government center on grand central parkway in downtown las vegas. you also have until midnight to register online... just go to las vegas now dot com for a complete list of how you can register./// ((paul joncich)) we're your local election headquarters keeping las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) >> a gorgeous day leading up to the debate- let's get over to tedd for a first look at the forecast.. ((tedd florendo)) ((( nice and comfortable today with temps near 80 by afternoon and winds back to light and variable for your tuesday. that's expected to change though as another system tracks to the north and brings back breezy winds tomorrow especially for the colorado
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winds as early as tonight but expected to be windiest in the colorado river valley where a fire weather watch will go into effect. ........................ ........... ............ evening planner shows another mild to cool tnight under mostly clear skies. winds remain light early with breezes kicking up a little later in the evening but the real wind comes tomorrow. not anticipating those winds to be as windy as this past weekend but nonetheless it will become br thursday.
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hurt... including two students and two in- n- out employees. cell phone video shows when the fight first started.. inside a nearby raising canes restaurant... students say the rivalry between the two high schools goes way back... but it has never been this bad before: three teens have been arrested and face several charges.. another teen is still wanted at this hour.// ((christianne klein)) an active wildfire season... keeping firefighters busy. ((paul joncich)) >> up next on the valley's news leader... th for working alongside professionals to put out the flames.///
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this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((paul joncich)) iraqi and kurdish troops near mosul are clearing villages ((christianne klein)) >> it's just the beginning of a massive offensive. holly williams reports from just outside the city.
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death (colonel dawlod - kurdish): hw: do you expect there to be tunnels in mosul? cd: for sure he told us, suicide bombs and tunnels is how they fight. these used to be farming communities - but the residents fled isis two years ago there are thought to be fewer than five thousand isis fighters left in mosul - but also around a million civilians. isis is preventing them from shields. but some are managing to get out- and coming to overcrowded camps like this one. the kurdish fighters say they killed 80 isis extremists yesterday. eradicating isis in a city of a million people will be much more difficult. many people here in iraq expect it to take months. holly williams, cbs news, tarjala, outside mosul. ((christianne klein)) up next on the valley's news leader... a hollywood relic...
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((paul joncich)) >> the very modern way the smithsonian is hoping to make sure dorothy's ruby slippers continue to shine for decades to come./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, and as a computer programmer, i created apps... before they were lled "apps" and i learned there's always a smart solution. as president of my synagogue,
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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 find smart solutions... even in washington. homes in california are saved from devastating wildfires. and it might surprise you that it was all made possible by
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unique program is changing lives. they're among the first to hit the front lines of california's dangerous wildfires. the orange uniforms let you know - these firefighters - are inmates. ((robert lane/inmate firefighter)) "it's it's a big opportunity." robert lane joined california's inmate firefighter program about 5 years ago. he saw it as a chance for redemption. ((robert lane/inmate firefighter)) cm: "what are you in for?" rl: great bodily injury... i'm giving back to the community for what i did." the voluntary program is the largest of its kind in the country. "guerrero, mara, alvarez..." inmates are given basic training... taught to dig fire containment lines, and clear paths so other crews can reach the flames. "we're gonna work on our access road, ok?" they put their lives on the line - for two dollars a day. ((lt. keith guillory/ca
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voluntary program, so we shouldn't take it for granted just because they're inmates that they have to be out there." ((robert lane/inmate firefighter)) rl: "we're not really convicts on the back of that bus, we're treated as firefighters." cm: "and that's a good feeling." rl: "it is a good feeling!" ((robert lane/inmate firefighter cm: "it seems like this has really changed you." rl: "it has, it absolutely has it lets you know that you're worth something." robert says he'll take that sense of pride with him when he's released from prison later this year. chris martinez, cbs news, yucaia >> prisoners must meet certain criteria to take part in the program. they can't be convicted of any sexual or arson offenses, have any escape history and can't be serving a life sentence. /// ((weather toss))
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with temps near 80 by afternoon and winds back to light and variable for your tuesday. that's expected to change though as another system tracks to the north and brings back breezy winds tomorrow especially for the colorado river valley. some locales could see those winds as early as tonight but expect valley where a fire weather watch will go into effect. ................................ ... ............ evening planner shows another mild to cool tnight under mostly clear skies. winds remain light early with breezes kicking up a little later in the evening but the real wind comes tomorrow. not anticipating those winds to be as windy as this
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tomorrow as well as thursday. .. ............................. .... .................. temperatures this afternoon around the valley in the low 80's and seasonal temps around the region. warmest for the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and coolest for the west side where we're higher in elevation, especially up in kyle canyon. .. ............................. .... .. warm to mild today down the coloard river valley from mesquite all the way down to laughlin with mild temps all up and down the river over to inyo county. mild to cooler temps up in the southern great basin as temperatures stayed seasonal all around the region. ............. ...................... ..................... record heat continues for the the southern plains and over to the east coast where atlanta was actually warmer than las vegas today as we stayed near seasonal as t other half of e ch inging both clouds and sun in me spots. haven't seen anything to bringl gin ts the high come in f the cy
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and thursday. fortunately we won't see any in, but we could see more lire r tomorrow and thursday. .............................. ... ................night expecr to clear skies wi winds ightlyb. another mild to warm day tomorrow with mostly sunny skies and breezy winds all over the region as the high slowly migrates in from the west. ..... .............................. ................ extended forecast calls for warmer temperatures everyday this week with the warmest temps by the weekend. we expect sunny skies the rest of this week with breezes tomorrow and thursday and some additional clouds tomorrow.
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holy guacamole, the price of avocado is going up. growers in california have had a poor season... leading to prices that are more than double last year. we're not getting any relief either... growers in mexico are also picking fewer avocados. it's unclear why there's a sh but there is talk that growers there are holding out for more money since california is running dry./// ((christianne klein)) the people at the smithsonian museum are hoping the public can help them restore a cinematic classic. they've started a fundraising campaign to repair and preserve dorothy's ruby slippers from 'the wizard of oz.' they've even created a hashtag called "keep them ruby." the campaign offers a wide range of awards for donors... like posters and t-shirts for smaller amounts...
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if you'd like to get in on that... we posted a link to "las vegas now dot com."/// ((paul joncich)) does your favorite musician have what it takes... to make it into the rock n'roll hall of fame? ((christianne klein)) >> we take you through the list of nominees... to see which stars could be the next to be inducted. leader./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
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the rock and roll hall of fame is preparing to add some new inductees... they announced their nominees for 2017 today. ((paul joncich)) >> the first time nominees this year include tupac shakur, pearl jam, steppenwolf, and journey. they join past nominees who are
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chaka khan, and janet jackson. the inductees will be announced in december./// ((christianne klein)) we asked you to sound off... and mike is all about tupac being inducted... he says "his name will never be forgotten." ((paul joncich)) kurt says that he doesn't really like rap... but says he's read some of tupac's lyrics and thinks he was a "heck" of a poet!" ((christianne klein)) >> you can sound off at six everyday... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. ((paul joncich)) now at 11...
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this is "jeopardy!" today's contestants are -- a librarian from underhill, vermont... an energy trader from oak park, california... and our returning champion,
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek. thank you, johnny. i was thinking on the way out, shannon, you won $20,631. is that a prime number? 'cause you're into that. i didn't have time to check. i'll do the math later. -okay. we have a game to play. -that's right. anne and jeremy would like this game to get going. so let's do it right now. good luck, players! check out these categories... hey, wait a minute... [ laughter ] and finally... each correct response will begin with a t, end with a t, and there are four letters in between those two. shannon. start. let's start with planet earth for $600.

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