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((dave courvoisier)) our weather conditions are changing as we head into the weekend. not only is tedd tracking a warm up--- he's also tracking a possible storm.
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tedd is out enjoying the rays as the balloon festival prepares to kickoff. ((tedd florendo)) ((( nice and comfortable afternoon and winds back to light and variable for your tuesday. that's expected to change though as another system
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especially for the colorado river valley. some locales could see those 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. e not anticipating those winds to be as windy as this past weekend but nonetheless it will become breezy for tomorrow as well as thursday.
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controlled the city but we're still trying to confirm those details meanwhile iraq's elite special forces have captured the christian town of bartella, which is about 10 miles east of mosul there was intense fighting there yesterday and iraqi military told us that isis used at least 8 suciide car bombs. thoes are cars and trucks laden with explosives and driven at high speed towards iraqi forces. here in northern iraq isis may be losing on the battlefield but that doesn't mean the terror attacks will stop, in fact it may motivate isis to carry out more. holly williams, cbs news, on the kirkuk-mosul road. ((christianne klein)) back here in the states... an 11th death in the u-s is now being blamed on a faulty takata
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year old woman was killed in a car crash last month in california... she was driving a 2001 honda civic... the air bags can inflate with too much force... sending shrapnel into the vehicle. the problem is behind the biggest auto recall in u-s history. honda says that multiple recall notices were sent to the owner, but its records indicate the car was never repaired./// ((christianne klein)) a scary situation in atchison, kansas, after a major chemicali accidentally mixed together at the m-g-p sewage plant this morning --- the leak caused a reaction that formed a dark fog over the city. around 11-thousand atchison residents were urged to shelter in place, roads were closed and schools were evacuated. a hospital treated at least 52 people for respiratory discomfort-- officials say one person is in i-c-u. the fog has now lifted and the situation is improving./// ((dave courvoisier)) a new mural now stands at
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shooting in u-s history. last night the gates surrounding the pulse nightclub in orlando were opened to the public for the first time since the june 12th shooting. mark lahman reports. (singing nats) "but i feel your true colors shining through." friends, family and survivors coming together overnight... in writing heartfelt messages across a one of a kind piece of art. it was created by this man. (nats) "we'll always have the heart open to love... to spray love, to love each other." the artists name is mister brainwash. he says he created the mural not only because of what happened here...bu (mr. brainwash/artist) "there is a statement that we are here. we're not forgetting. we are right here, we give love." with brushes, spray paint and creativity, the mural was unveiled on spirit day. it's a day designed to stand up against l-g-b-t bullying. the theme....i am. we are.
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symbol of orlando's love and resilience. (nats) "we can change this world from hatred and division by showing beauty and love and togetherness orlando." ((dave courvoisier)) prints of the mural are expected to go on sale today... with the proceeds going to the one pulse foundation and the gay and lesbian alliance against defamation-- to hem nightclub./// ((christianne klein)) a series of cyber attacks have been knocking out the websites of us companies ... and now us law enforcement agencies are investigating. mark albert has the latest on this developing story from the white house. (start with heat map from, then show websites or logos of companies) shortly after seven a-m on the east coast (7:10a), some of the country's most well known websites suddenly went offline: twitter, reddit, spotify, airbnb, netflix, visa, and others. (end this line with wh briefing wide shots) after about two hours (9:20a), the sites were back online... then a second wave of attacks just before noon, around the same
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(earnest ) (josh earnest/white house press secretary) "i don't have any information to share about who may be responsible for that malicious activity." (mark) (mark albert/cbs news/the white house) the department of homeland security tells cbs news it is "investigating all potential causes." (dyn webpage the attack appears to have targeted new hampshire-based d-y-n inc, a major internet management firm that provides services to scores of websites. someone unleashed a denial of service attack... that's when a flood of bogus traffic overwhelms servers, affecting the internet's central directory. kennedy/trustedsec) "they targeted the core of how the internet worked." david kennedy is the founder of trustedsec, an information security firm. (show dnc emails file or wikileaks logo) he says a slew of recent hacks just before the presidential election is part of a new reality. (kennedy ) "this just goes to show you this is the new wave of warfare that we're dealing with right now. // and while we don't know where it's coming from, the magnitude of it does lead to believe it was very targeted at american based companies." no group has publicly claimed responsibility. mark albert, cbs news,
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kennedy adds today's cyberattacks could be a "precursor" to much larger attacks or it could have been just a one-day effort to disrupt services./// ((dave courvoisier)) dozens of people have died in the valley within the last year due to domestic violence. ((christianne klein)) >> and now officers are remembering those victims and trying to reach others before it's too late.///
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this is 8 news now at four. ((christia you may notice more people wearing purple. it's in support of domestic violence awareness month. we showed you how the lights to the welcome to las vegas sign -- were changed to purple to help spread the word. because here in southern nevada 32 people lost their lives from july of last year to june of 2016 -- and recently they were remembered:
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package ((denise valdez)) >> it's a solemn and annual gathering. (( sgt. smith reads name: francine 62 aug. 13 2015 )) ((denise valdez)) each rose symbolizing a life lost. (( sgt. smith reads name: "chad 38 oct. 3 2015" )) ((denise valdez)) domestic violence does not discriminate -- regardless of age, race, religion, or education. (( sgt. smith reads name: josie 36 aug. 5 2015 )) ((denise valdez)) been here too many times. (( sgt. smith " i think its important that everybody we lost is remembered and honored." )) ((denise valdez)) this year's plaque includes the names of victims throughout southern nevada. in all 516 domestic violence victims since 1997. many of them too afraid to seek out help. (( sgt. smith reads name: david 52 aug. 10 2015 )) but police hope the family
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agencies under one roof -- will reach some victims in time. (( sgt. smith: "we want to try and provide a safe place a place with resources .. a place with help to where they can get exactly what they need .. so they can get a long term plan so they can break away from that abuser. )) (( officer singing: i once was lost .. but now im found ... )) dip music low here for bite (( sgt. smith reads name: mary 42 years old april 20 2015 )) music back up full now i see. )) ((christianne klein)) to support local domestic violence victims -- 8 news now is partnering with check city and the shade tree to raise much need money. our telethon takes place next tuesday. the call 8 pledge bank will be on our air from four until 7pm./// ((dave courvoisier)) a little rain along the northwest is leaving people with high hopes. could the recent rain put a dent
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that's next on the valley's news leader. and closures already underway as the pride parade gets ready to kickoff in just a few hours. this is a live look between casino center and bridger avenue where closures are already in place./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four.
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california as the start of wet season began. ((christianne klein)) >> and the national weather service is saying this october is going down as the wettest october in the regions history. they say the last time this much moisture has been seen was back in 2000. the 14th wettest since records date back to 1877 and the month isn't even over yet! ((dave courvoisier)) >> now many believe this could put quite the dent in the
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doesn't pick up until januarary or febuary--- and weather officials hope the winter snow helps do the rest before temperatures rise again./// ((19:05 if temperatures tend to be above normal, snow levels can be higher and then also the melting can be higher too.)) ((dave courvoisier)) >> so far today... drought monitor shows drought conditions dropped completely from the coastal range./// ((christianne klein)) an estimated 44 million kids between the ages of 6 and 18 play organized sports in the us every year. is a way to improve their game. ((dave courvoisier)) >> but costs and scheduling can make it difficult - until now. karina mitchell reports on a new app that may make finding a coach easier. basketball is a team sport but high school sophmore daryl miller knew he needed help with his shooting to make the varsity team. (daryl miller/high school sophomore) "i'm left handed so sometimes my right hand will conflict with the shot." daryl's mom veronica miller - turned to coach up - an app that connects athletes with personal coaches in more than 30
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she says using the app to find coach paul barber was easy. (veronica miller/daryl's mom) "they clicked. they kept working at it and he was improving his skills and he just wanted to keep going." barber trains one on one (nats) and in small groups. (paul barber/coach) "i try to focus on the one skill they're not so good at and turn it into an automatic." (karina mitchell/cbs news/staten island, ny) km : the service has about 20 thousand coaches available across the countryn be booked online or thru their app. americans spend more than six billion dollars a year on coaches and sports camps with much of that money going toward kids. there are a handful of other websites that connect athletes and coaches. coach up app charges the athlete a one time 15 dollar fee and takes a percentage of the coaches earnings. (john kelley/coachup ceo) "we're their back office. we let them do what it is they really
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the administrative hassles, the insurance, the waivers." daryl says the personal coaching helped him make the varsity team. km for cbs news ny. ((dave courvoisier)) >> coaches set their own prices >> coaches set their own prices for training averaging about $50 per session and the company plans on creating their own training facilities./// ((dave courvoisier)) back here in the valley our high school football players will be putting their skills to the test in today's game of the week matchup. the winner of this week's fan choice pick is rancho at las vegas high school. will be their beginning at six and will have all the pretty pictures tonight at 11. and speaking of pictures... if you're at this game or any game tonight we'd like to see all the rage and fun. you can send us your pics to the email located on your screen./// ((dave courvoisier)) and local sports books are seeing a spike in baseball bets. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up at 5... history could be made at the world series... but do oddsmakers think it will actually happen?/// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four.
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i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence causes pain. hate can rip us apart. i know what can happen as the result of hate,
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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 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
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be as windy as this past weekend but nonetheless it will become breezy for 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. .. ............................. .... .................... regional temps also remained warm to mild today down the cor 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 the other half of the country stayed warmer than normal. ................................ ... .......................... satellite and radar showing a system tracking to the north bringing both clouds and sun in some spots. haven't seen anything to ing cl g to see the gce in
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ronger winds as wl tomorrow d t unfortunately we won't see any in, but we could see more w d t ldfi alerts issued formorrow an. .............................. . night expect some neighborhoods to drop down to e ightly breezy late and oveight.other mild to warm dayms d breezy wdall over the region as the high owly grates . ..... .......................... tended forecast calls fowarmer s by the weekend. we expect sunny skies the rest e additional clouds tomorrow.
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after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter. such a welcome soundrain! showering drought stricken california to start the
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asto and i approve this message. i don't know what i said, ahh, i don't remember. narrator: and joe heck says i have "high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." trump: you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i love war in a certain way. narrator: and heck? reporter: do you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck. wrong for nevada. season. 30:20 to get one this early is pretty encouraging, this is something we might typically see in janurary or february. so far, this is the wettest october since 2000, the 14th wettest foundation took in dozens of horses and birds as part of an
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now police want to know who the animals really belong to. ((christianne klein)) >> we're 18 days away from the presidential election... but early voting starts tomorrow. yet some are still concerned about the who process being rigged. ((dave courvoisier)) >> five games down... two to go. the cleveland indians have punched a ticket to the world series... now all eyes are on thcubs andg8 news now at five.")) ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for joining us... i'm dave courvoisier. ((christianne klein)) >> i'm christianne klein in for denise. metro police are looking for leads in an animal cruelty case... birds. ((dave courvoisier)) >> brittney edney joins us now from a home near lake mead and decatur.. where the investigation began.. brittney? ((brittany edney)) you can see this impound notice from clark county animal control here on the fence.... and while the animals are now in a safe place--- investigators are looking for all those responsible in leaving them in horrible conditions. 21 horses and 43 fowl were taken to ( lied animal foundation where'll they'll be examined and cared for. metro's animal cruelty unit says


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