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thanks for waking up with us i'm nia wong. all eyes are back on las vegas today as president barack obama is expected to make a return to the valley this afternoon. the president will campaign for presidential democratic candidate hillary clinton and state senate candidate catherine cortez masto. the rally is happening at four and six. we're told tickets went fast but if you want another chance to get them... you can wait in line to see if they can squeeze you in as long as the building capacity isn't maxed out. doors open at one-45./// ((nia wong)) and clark county is off to a strong start with early voting.. polls opened yesterday... tens of thousand voters cast their ballots for the election. the county says it was a record breaking year....with the largest turnout for the first day of early voting.
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even in yet. the previous first day of early voting record was back in 2012..... which saw a little more than 33-thousand votes./// ((donald trump r-presidential candidate) "with the full understanding that the country of mexico will be reimbursing the unites states for the full cost of such a wall" )) ((nia wong)) >> presidential candidates donald trump and hillary clinton focusing their campaigning efforts in key swing states before the election. goals for his first 100 days as president.... which included legislation to fund a wall on the southern border. of the u.s. the latest cbs battleground tracker shows clinton leading trump... she's projected to secure more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win./// ((nia wong)) as always 8 news now is your local election eadquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((nia wong)) it looks like cooler temperatures are headed to the
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boer...with your first check of weather. katie? good morning tracking some changes in our forecast around southern nevada with temps. dropping slightly-- especially compared to yesterday... but the real talker is the wind and a chance for rain returning back to the mix. ................ i've got my eye on a red flag warning and a wind advisory across the northwest in effect until sunday afternoon for gusty winds and low relative humiditev i'm watching a upper low off the coast of the pacific northwest that will affect our area--drawing in some moisture into southern nevada. here's your day planner by 10am 72-degrees, by noon increasing clouds with temps just below 80, by 3pm turning a bit gustier with low 80s by fact we could see a decent chance anytime after 5pm. ((nia wong)) traffic on i-15 was packed for hours last
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nevada highway patrol says this is a case of hit and run. it happened near sunset. troopers say the man they're looking for hit a gray toyota camry. inside the camry were a driver and another passenger. the driver died at the scene....and investigators have not told us the condition of the passenger. this is the 53rd fatal crash in nhp's jurisdiction./// ((nia wong)) the man accused in last weekend's e i-15 is due in court tommorow. 29 year-old kenneth mcdonald faces charges for murder . and detectives say more charges are expected... metro says mcdonald randomly shot at cars southbound on i-15.. in one of the vehicles.... one woman was killed, her husband injured. mcdonald was arrested shortly afterward at a cvs after a standoff with police .. they say he tried to sexually assault a woman at the store. mcdonald's defense attorney says mental illness may be a factor
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if have a question you want to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our morning cup of joe segment. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. see if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// ((nia wong)) just ahead on 8 news now. yesterday marked a historic win....some thought they'd never see in their lifetime. (( left side....out.....out....the cubs have won the pena )) >> we take a look at wrigley field for the momentous game. coming up on the valley's news leader./// "you're watching the
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you spend a lot of time opening doors for these little guys. but congressman heck opens them for these guys -- special interests and the billionaire koch brothers. they spent millions supporting heck, and heck supports their agenda -- special tax breaks even for corporations shipping jobs overseas.
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congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible
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((nia wong)) welcome back to the valley's news leader. after 70 years...the chicago
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recap. winning in college football without the foundation of tradition..experi ence and fan support is excruciating.. even when you're unlv and coming off a big win at hawaii. favored..and at home..nothing is easy the sun was shining at sam boyd stadium..close to record breaking temperatures..e ven our wonderful veterans are breaking a sweat.. unfortunately.. unlv came out as cold as can be..colorado state scores on it's first drive.. and then rams don't put down their horns and keep coming. scrimmage for much of the game..14-0 after the first quarter.. csu has the lead but they don't have randall cunningham..unlv 's first college football hall of famer honored at the end of the first quarter with his hardware 2nd's 21-0..make that 28-0..unlv was a 3 point favorite for this game.. they are down 4 scores after marvin kinsey's unobstructed touchdown... just before half.. backwards pass is not's a live ball..fumble recovered by the rams.. and of course they score.. 35-0..unlv
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2nd half.. to the rebels credit.. they fought.. captain david greene..touchdo wn..35-17 unlv's passing game..7-23..not getting it done..but this was bright spot.. dalton sneed to freshman mekhi stevenson..51 yard touchdown..too little..too late.. sanchez preaches accountability (tony sanchez/unlv: "we can't come in and play half of football like that. that's part of the growing pains of program. but at some point, we have to be mature enough to come out and play with energy. we looked flat. we didn't look like we had u there's only so much yelling and screaming and motivating you can do. at some point, you have to own it. we all played the game. you got to own it. you got to come prepared. you got to be ready to go. you got to be focused. you have to be high-energy. that's something you have to own as a player each and every day and we struggled for a half doing that.") #2 ohio state in trouble at penn state in front of 105 thousand people.. and it gets worse.. brad hailey picks up the blocked
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lead and shock the college football world.. 24-21 the final the last time the cubs made it to the world series..chicago was overflowing with was just months after all the soldiers..sailors and airmen returned from war 2..the once-in-71-year kinda history was on the brink of happening again tonight clayton kershaw..the game's best pitcher on the mound for the dodgers.. but the game's best player..kris bonanza high school in the house.. cubs take the lead... and seize history.. wilson contreras.. homerun... john cusack loves it..probably going to film a romantic comedy tomorrow now.. anthony rizzo bs win the pennant and will take on the indians in the world series.. ((nia wong)) coming up on the
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umbrella before you head out the door. it looks like rain may be making a return to the valley sooner than we think. katie boer will tell you what you can expect. stay with us...we'll be right back after this break../// "now, live...this is 8
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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. 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 republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck.
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welcome back to the valley's news leader. strong winds are picking up in the valley. here's katie boer with your final cheo (( )) good morning -- tracking a more active weather pattern across the desert sw with decent rain chances returning to the mix. ................ i've got my eye on a red flag warning and a wind advisory across the northwest in effect until sunday afternoon for gusty winds and low relative humidity levels. ............... here's a peak at windcast across the area -- northwestern zones
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between about 3-5pm. ............... the winds come ahead of our rain chances...i'm watching increasing clouds today with also increasing rain chances late in the day--possibly even some scattered thunderstorms. .............. i'm watching a upper low off the coast of the pacific northwest that will affect our in some moisture into southern nevada. ............. your 7-day forecast shows temps. dropping about 6-8 degrees tomorrow with upper 70s by monday... we'll slowly increase mid week with some drier conditions before a another chance of rain arrives again by this coming friday. ((nia wong))
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better than later. we sit down with a doctor who will tell you what you need to know before the december deadline. that's next....after this break./// "now, live...this is 8
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>> now is a very important time of the year when it comes to healthcare. especially if you're a senior or a caregiver to a senior. here to break down medicare open enrollment is dr. sunita kalra with healthcare partners... 1) what is medicare open enrollment and why is this an important time of the year? 2) why is it important for seniors
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enrollment? 3) what are some things that seniors should consider when reviewing their benefits full screen info for question #3 what to consider -types of specialists/ services i need
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people do if they want to learn more about medicare open enrollment? "now, live...this is 8 news now weekend edition." medicare open enrollment?
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message.
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risking vital services for thousands of nevada seniors and veterans. but as federal employees like air traffic controllers worked 16 days without pay, joe heck continues to cash his paycheck... even as 244 members of congress refused their pay. joe heck says he deserves it.
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died. junko tabei passed away at 77
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the japanese woman reached the summt of mount everest in 1975. in 1992- she also was the first woman to complete the seven summits....reachi ng the highest peaks of the seven continents./// ((nia wong)) diana prince...better known as wonder woman...made her debut 75 years ago in d-c comic world. now the justice league member is an honorary member of the united nations. to celebrate the 75h anniversary series...this weekend the u-n named wonder woman the honorary embassador for the empowerment of women and girls. actress lynda carter, from the 1970's wonder woman t-v series...was theguest of honor at u-n headquarters in new york city. but not everybody is happy about the selection. there's an online petition urging the u-n secretary general to reconsider the character's ambassadorship due to her so-called immodest look./// ((nia wong)) and women continue to break more barriers.
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competition is considered one of the most dangerous surf competitions. this time...women will be joining the ranks of those who dare to take on the challenge. this after the committee for equity in women's surfing put pressure on the california coastal commission to include woman. six ladies will take part in the inaugural women's division./// ((nia wong)) thats it for 8 news now this morning. hope to see you right back here at eight./// ((brittany edney)) early voters head to polling
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