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vegas strip has tourists scrambling for a place to sleep. we're tracking what's next for guests over at paris. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... top campaign surrogates making a stop in the valley as we wind down on the campaign trail. the common message both sides of the isle are echoing... four days ahead of the election. ((brian loftus)) >> and... we are seeing a possible record-breaking warm up in the valley.. how long it could last into the weekend. 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. in about 2 hours we are expecting to learn more details on the massive power outage the occurred at paris on the strip. ((brian loftus)) the hotel is getting back to businees this morning after a worker accidently cut the main power line yesterday..
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down. crews worked around the clock to get things back online last night. the mishap forced thousands to evacuate and trapped 11 others inside the elevators. (( "i did not think i was going to have to deal with this, especially at paris. it's one of our first days here..so i want to enjoy it." )) ((brian loftus)) no one was hurt during the blackout. guests were sent to neighboring hotels, including bally's and planet hollywood. at six a-m the hotel is holding a press conference to give an update on the situation. presser and will bring us the latest details in our 6-am newscast./// sherry how's the weather today?
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campaigns continue to zero in on nevada... just four days before the election. former president bill clinton... and donald tm in las vegas on thursday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> politics now anchor patrick walker has a look at the surge of last-minute campaigning from top surrogates.... where the main theme from both sides is -- get out and vote. ((patrick walker)) with just days remaining until the election... all-out efforts continued in las vegas thursday to get voters to the polls ((patrick walker)) the clinton camp brought in dj steve aoki to perform at unlv. it followed a speech by former president bill clinton. ((bill clinton/(d)
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strong, i want you to go see every friend you've got and don't let anybody sit on the sidelines." 18.49.07 )) ((patrick walker)) president clinton's visit comes just a day after his wife made a stop in las vegas. the focus of this rally: getting millennial voters out to vote. (( 17.39.55 patrick walker: "do they have a lot of work to do to reach younger voters?" tristan varela: "yeah, they do, especially because they're old, they need to relate more, and they don't relate." 17.40.01 )) ((feven soloman/unlv senior: 17.48.53 "i think it's an amazing thing, especially considering steve aoki is going to do a free concert for all these students, and bill clinton is going to be here, and you're going to hear other mems ((patrick walker)) but it's not just democrats focusing in the final days on nevada. donald trump junior rallied supporters at ahern manufacturing earlier in the day. ((donald trump jr./donald trump's son: "make sure to vote. you can send dc a message that enough is enough. we're going to show them that we mean business and it's time to drain the swamp.")) ((patrick walker)) the furious fight to the finish comes as the race in nevada is as tight as can be. the latest 8 news now/ j-m-c analytics poll has trump and clinton tied in the silver
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>> the trump camp is looking to take advantage of some recent momentum here in nevada. former republican presidential candidate doctor ben carson will be in town saturday to stump for trump. and donald trump himself will host a rally in reno saturday evening. rudy giuliani will round out the weekend with a visit to las vegas sunday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> don't forget today is the last day for early voting in nevada. we have all the information you need for poll hours and las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) a group of top scientists will soon go to work in our state to develop a new technology for space travel. ((kirsten joyce)) coming up on the valley's new leader.. >> the i-team's george knapp gets the inside scoop on the project that's hoping to bring us one step closer to bringing man to the surface of mars./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth. the truth is crime actually went down during my time in office. that's why i've been endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. i'm proud of my record cracking down on meth, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems. isn't that what we need more of in washington? this is 8 news now good day)) ((kirsten joyce)) this sounds like the plot of a sci-fi movie. next year, a team of top scientists will hunker down inside a classified facility in the nevada desert so they can experiment with a piece of advanced technology. ((brian loftus)) >> the test will focus on a small nuclear reactor and if it
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on mars. the i-team's george knapp was given the exclusive details. in the hit movie, the martian, stranded astronaut matt damon has one heck of a time surviving and getting around in the harsh environment of the red planet. scientists and engineers think that getting to mars, and establishing a base, will require a better power system than what was shown in the film. patrick mcclure/los alamos national lab: mars is in the air.....we we really want to make that happen in our lifetime. we think it would be a great contribution to humanity. like his other far-flung team members, los alamos nuclear reactor scientist patrick mcclure is bubbling with enthusiasm about the end uses for the small nuclear reactor his team will test in the nevada desert in 2017. the reactor is named kilopower. the experiment is dubbed krusty,
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simpsons tv show. but the goals are all too serious. the experiment will take place in the device assembly facility, daf, a highly secure structure deep inside the nevada national security site. the krusty reactor will produce up to ten kilowatts of electricity, which may not sound like much on earth but could mean life or death out there. mcclure: so we can use it for deep space or the martian surface, and the idea is to build that reactor for future nasa missions. we have a power source thatn that's to the icy moons of jupiter and saturn, or something like encephalus or titan, or to actually provide power on mars, to make fuel, to make oxygen for a return trip. small nuclear reactors could power the habitats that form a permanent base on mars and charge up the rovers that could carry earthlings on
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mike houts/nasa marshall space flight center there's no new physics required. no giant mysteries to solve. it's very do-able. mike houts is the nuclear research manager at nasa's marshall flight center, one of two nasa outfits involved in the krusty experiment. in addition to developing nuclear reactors as mobile power sources on the ground, he thinks the same technology could act like a turbo-charger for spacecraft bound for mars or beyond. mike houts: the idea behind nuclear thermopropulsion is to try and get the astronauts to mars very quickly. that of course reduces their radiation, exposure to microgravity, any of the other hazards associated with deep space travel. houts says the booster engine might need to run only two hours to achieve enough velocity for a quick trip to mars. the surface power systems could operate for years. the device for krusty, about the size of an oatmeal box, is being built at oakridge lab. the nevada members
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fit. for one, there's no cost to build a new facility,. and two, the nevada test site is where nuclear rocket engines were successfully tested 50 years ago. the site the nerva project still stands. president kennedy championed the project and visited the site a year before he died. darwin morgan/dept. of energy: it could have happened. you could have nuclear powered rockets taking people to mars by now. that would be the reality of this. mike houts: definitely, in the 2030's, we will have the technology and the capability to go to mars. patrick mcclure: we like it. george knapp 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> the exact date for the experiment isn't set but we will keep you posted. on our website, we have more information about the krusty project, and a link to an i-team report about president kennedy's visit to the nerva project at the nevada test site./// ((kirsten joyce)) a group of valley students are getting some satisfaction this morning. ((brian loftus)) >> up next in this week's
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mick jarrgers in the making as they get to take the stage with the man himself to sing with the stones at the t-mobile arena./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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local high school choir - on stage together, in today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) you can't always get what you want but the green valley high school madrigal singers may argue that notion, as they recently took the stage at -t-mobile arena, perforng keith, singing for 20,000 stones faithful, truly an epic experience next to legends 00:02.14 - 00:02.18 bailey stephens sophomore "initially, i was like this is going to be a big place, and you get on stage, and and it's a huge place!" ((brian loftus)) typically on tour, the stones will use a college or professional choir. but, the singers at green valley high school are so highly
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talia ruiz senior "we were all like.....what.....i knew it was going to be something big, but we didn't know it'd be that big!" ((brian loftus)) and the reactions of relatives......bail ey's grandfather grew up with the stones 00:01.26 - 00:01.36 bailey stephens sophomore "well, when he actually got past the fact that he thought it was all made up - he was really excited and he started sending me all the music that was his favorites, he was super happy, and told all his friends about it." ((brian loftus)) the choir prepared to an exhaustive level, to ensure they could hold their own.... ((brian loftus)) 00:07.40 - 00:07.51 talia ruiz senior "i was in these giant heels and a dress and i was, like, trying so hard not to fall and i was shaking and i was like so nervous, but as soon as we got on stage and sang the first note, it was just like it all went away and it was natural." 00:17.18 - 00:17.25 kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "as soon as we got out there i looked across and my colleague and then mick jagger was kind of like right in the middle, and i was like okay....this is real."
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"it was crazy - i was so excited, and i wanted to back on and do it again!" ((brian loftus)) the rolling stones released their first album 52 years ago. being around the band, hearing them live, did they make new fans? 00:03.00-00:03.03 bailey stephens sophomore me: "what about keith richards?" bailey: "he was funny." 00:08.19 - 00:08.24 talia ruizsenior "i wentome after, and stened ts d actually nd of dig it." :13.4 "i really liketisfaction."((bri) hitting the high notes, smiling wide, basking, however briefly, in a bigger than life rock n' roll dream.... 00:18.40 - 00:18.50 kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "my favorite part was as soon as we get off the stage seeing the kids so excited and so enegized, and knowing that the e the music really paid off." ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian loftus to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas now dot com.. click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and cool at school will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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clear skies and a milder morning... temps right now in the 60s around the valley. we hit the low 80s yesterday and it was a beautiful day. ............ plenty of sunshine again today... and that will last into the weekend. ............. high pressure set up over the west while rain moves across the southern plains and parts of the east coast behind a cold front. ............. that will cool highs across the plains. .. our temps stay mild and above normal near 80 degrees. ((demetria obilor))
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convention corridor for the last day of sema show. today, from 3pm to 7pm, a part of paradise will close down in front of the convention center. use alternates. construction continues on the strip at the tropicana intersection for a pedestrian bridge project.
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things are about to get a lot easier to catch a ride from the palm of your hand. ((brian loftus)) >> the changes ahead for uber and how the ride sharing app is making it even easier to get you where you're going!!! ((kirsten joyce))
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fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen
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will make it easier to meet up with friends. you'll be able to request a ride to a specific person in your contacts.. who will get an alert for approval on their phone to share their location. the update will also make things like vehicle optn we'll be right back......../// ((brian loftus)) now on good day...
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the star power the presidential candidates are recruiting to make their final push for the white house. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... keeping perfectly good food out of the trash. the "anti- supermarket" that's taking a stand to cut down on food waste around the world. ((brian loftus)) >> and... the valley is facing a warm weekend .. sheery breaks down just how high those temps will get. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) four days to election day...hillary clinton and donald trump are using surrogates and star-power to help get voters to the polls in key battleground states. ((brian loftus)) >> a cbs news/ new york times poll out thursday shows clinton leading trump nationally by just three points. hena daniels has the latest from new york. (raleigh, north carolina) (clinton) "we are standing against the possibility of returning and normalizing

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