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a trending topic. ((paul joncich)) >> as trump sailed to victory you guys took our facebook page of course with mixed reactions: p-d commented... i was with him from the second he announced. going to have fun watching the liberals rats get drained from the swamp. ((christianne klein)) >> on the flip side josh says... i'm not excited, at all. as a member of the lgbtq community, i'm terrified of what this will mean for not only me and that particular community, but for immigrants, for muslims, for women, for la president-elect trump a chance, with an open mind, because it's only fair. /// ((christianne klein)) >> turning now... to the u-s senate and congressional races. america went red... but nevada went blue. former attorney general catherine cortez masto... defeated republican joe heck in quite the nail biter it was just after 9-last night when catherine cortez masto claimed victory... with a 47 to 45-percent lead over dr. joe heck. the two-term former nevada
after her win... thanking supporters and promised to fight for our economy... a higher minimum wage... and equal pay for equal work: ((catherine cortez masto: the diversity of this state is our strength. i can see that tonight in your faces)) ((catherine cortez masto: we will continue to fight and be strong and fight for our families here in nevada and across this country.)) ((catherine cortez masto: it's not about making history, it's about getting a seat at the table to get something done.)) >> her opponent joe heck... didn't speak last night at his election party but instead his campaign released this statement which reads in part: ((christianne klein)) "our race for the senate was always about the people of our wonderful state. for months, i had the privilege of traveling to all corners of nevada. i met patriotic americans from small towns like goldfield and populous cities like reno. my life is better for it... i congratulate catherine cortez
((christianne klein)) and our legislature has gone blue with the democrats sweeping many congressional races last night. ruben kihuen unseated incumbent congressman cresent hardy. polls show him winning at 52 percent to 48 percent. this win makes kihuen nevada's first latino congressman kihuen will now jump from the state senate to the u-s house of representatives. last night kihuen thanked his supporters and threw it back to his roots as the son of a former farmke (( ruben kihuen: "i want to say thank you to every single one of you who took the time to make calls, to canvass door to door, who gave a dollar to this campaign, thanks to you we won this congressional race." )) ((christianne klein)) >> congressman cresent hardy conceded shortly after....thanking his supporters and saying he has no regrets on his accomplishments of this campaign./// ((christianne klein)) early this morning it was called that...
heck's seat in district 3. she narrowly beat businessman danny tarkanian 51 to 49. and congresswoman dina titus holds on to her district one seat. she beat her republican rival mary perry 63 to 29./// ((paul joncich)) police in mohave county are searching for answers after finding human remains in the desert. sheriff's deputies and detectives say the remains were found just outside lake havasu city monday morning. investigators say the bones are severely decomposed... the person was a man or woman... but some clothing and a bike were found nearby./// ((paul joncich)) police continue to search for the person who shot and killed a woman in north las vegas last night. it happened just after six in the 62-hundred block of wildcat book court near centennial parkway and lamb. police tell us two other people were home when the woman was shot. if you have any information on this crime you're asked to call crimestoppers at the number located on your screen./// ((paul joncich)) a father has been arrested and charged in the accidental shooting of his child
one count of child abuse and neglect with bodily harm. the shooting happened at around 8 o'clock at this home near las vegas boulevard north.. and pecos road. the 8-year-old child is in serious condition.. but is expected to live./// ((katie boer)) - strong high pressure = mild here locally with tons of sunshine and blue sky across the valley. . .......... temps. the next couple days. right now in the low 80s and upper 70s. .......... strong high pressure = mild and dry weather through the next few days. slightly cooler temps. with periods of high clouds expected this weekend and early next week ((christianne klein)) it's a landslide victory for recreational marijuana...
for recreational marijuana... but many questions remain. ((paul joncich)) >> up next we break down what's next for recreational marijuana use here in the valley. ((christianne klein)) >> and... there could be some relief in sight. what's expected to open this friday and could provide relief to drivers.///
more than 56-percent of the voters said 'yes' to question two. ((r may take some time. 8 news now reporter karen castro found out what's next. karen? ((karen castro)) >> it will be months before recreational marijuana hits the retail market. the initial licensing period will be restrictive... giving first dibs to medical marijuana facilities. question two officially goes into effect january first. from that time, the nevada
regulations. after the rules are in place, only medical marijuana facilities will be allowed to apply for a license during the first 18-months. this includes: dispensaries, production and cultivation establishments. during the same period, distributor licenses will be limited to wholesale liquor businesses. a maximum of 80 facilities will be permitted in clark county. while question two has a firm cap on the number of pot businesses, local governments will have zoning powers. ((joe brezny - yes on 2 campaign: at the local level, if thy that would specifically prohibit a marijuana business then the state is forced to reject any application that comes in under their jurisdiction.)) ((karen castro)) >> starting january first, possessing up to an ounce of marijuana is not illegal for adults 21 and over, even though recreational sells will not be in place. on the same date, adults will be allowed to have up to six plants for personal use... but only if they are at least 25 miles away from a dispensary.
heavily taxed. consumers can expect to pay anywhere between 20 to 25 percent taxes. we'll break down those taxes coming up at 5. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) and over in california... they're measure passed as well but there are still many concerns. but as john parmer reports... policy advisors feel it should be embraced if only for it's economic impact. this is really about money not marijuana. marijuana money. let's start there. if you read the 62 pages of prop 64 you quickly see why some call this the next california gold rush.... e to be made and it's already pouring into the central valley... in coalinga - investors bought the abandoned claremont custody center for over $4 million dollars. they plan to extract cannabis oil from marijuana plants.....the irony of that isen't lost on the mayor pro-tem the irony that this actually held drug offenders, this prison and in hanford investors bought an abandoned tire factory for twelve million dollars they plan to processing over
ramirez/hanford vice mayor " ... " this is a facility that grows .. packages and ships it out .." under prop 64 - you could have - 28.5 grams of marijuana - 8 grams of concentrated marijuana - and grow up to six marijuana plants at your home. supporters of prop 64 include lt governor gavin newsome.. lieutenant governor gavin newsom taking people from the shadow and bringing them into a regulated market.. and the by product of that is taxation. along with big name su they've outraised their opponents eight-to-one. collecting over $17 million dollars. a former facebook executive has contributed over $8 million. supporters claim - it's money well spent because the state could collect a billion dollars in taxes a year.. dr. sabet is sceptical... super: kevin sabet ph.d./sam smart approaches to marijuana this isn't about money for government this is about money for a new industry.. for the silicon valley billionaires to get even richer.. than they already are. investing millions of dollars in marijuana processing plants in coalinga and hanford is one thing.. but the biggest potential payoff for
..drought or not.. you can grow a lot of hemp and marijuana here. obviously.. this is one of the more prime areas in the state to grow this crop. the official position of the california farm bureau federation - is no on 64... but politics aside.. as a farmer.. he knows ... marijuana does extraordinarily well here in the valley. but.. he also knows... having seen rampant illegal medical marijuana grows that sprout up in 2010 in fresno county..that... it wasn't necessarily the plant itself as the social ills that followed it.. so what about those social ills? what about the kids? the edibles.. driving high and drug testing at work if it's legal ? some of the answers can be found in the four states that have work if it's legal ? some of the answers can be found in the four states that have already passed - recreational marijuana.. alaska - colorado.. washington state - and most recently - in 2014.. oregon passed measure 91 - their version of our prop 64.. so what have they learned? we decided to fly up to portland to find out..
co-author measure 91 -. you helped to write 91 is there anything you would do differently.. change tweak ? i think over regulation is something to be concerned about.. ((christianne klein)) coming up on the valley's news leader... temperatures have been staying pretty constant. ((paul joncich)) >> but there could be a cool down coming soon. meterologist katie boer explains straight ahead./// watching 8 news now at four.
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friday. it will connect with chareleston and grand central parkway. previously the street dead ended at holsum design center just before charleston. this new extension is all a part of project neon./// toss to weather ((katie boer)) how about our beautiful fall november day here in southern va feeling like november... more like september as of late. our sky cameras showing clear skies across the region. .............. right now temps across the valley are in the low 80s and some upper 70s -- so very mild into the early evening. .............. today we climbed to
above seasonal normal! normal temps. for this time of the year is usually 70 degrees. ............ we'll continue to see our sunny skies for the next couple of days.... strong high pressure will bring persistent mild and dry weather through the period. te several degrees above normal. slightly cooler conditions with periods of high clouds can be expected over the weekend and into early next week. ............ tonight look for lows in the upper 50...so a little cooler--but still
((paul joncich)) the "cookies for troops project"... received our acts of kindness award three years ago for their great work.. but they need a little extra help this year. ((christianne klein)) >> kirsten joyce introduces us to them. ((kirsten joyce)) the cookies for troops project supplies cookies for our troops serving overseas during the holiday season. they also visit the veterans medical center for christmas, handing out cookies & candies to the veterans and their families.
cordon bleu in las vegas... and their students for the past decade.... but le cordon bleu will be closing their doors mid next year and although they are allowing them to use their kitchens for this years production.. that's as far as their support can go. in order to keep this project going they have set up cookies for troops inc. as a non profit corporation they need donations. on their face book page, they have set up a "go fund me page" to help raise funds. time is critical because they need to deliver the cookies by thanksgiving week.... to ensure delivery to the troops by christmas. helping out... go to their facebook page at cookies for troops le cordon bleu... and click on the gofund me page . their goal this year is 25 thousand cookies./// ((christianne klein)) to nominate someone for our series.. head to las vegas now dot com... acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab under sections. or send an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) straight ahead on the valley's news leader. trumps win last night was a surprising victory that is generating reaction from around
that donald trump has been elected president chanted anti-trump slogans outside his namesake tower on the chicago river. many of the protesters are said to be young minorities and they say they're angered by the election results. and say they don't believe donald trump will be a president for all americans. ((christianne klein)) >> thousands of bay area california presidential election results with a walk out. according to berkeley unified school district-- about 15-hundred berkeley high school students participated in a protest at that school. the protest was broadcast live on social media... and a rally was held outside the school./// ((christianne klein)) it was a similar story in colorado as dozens of students protested the presidential election results with a walk out. students at boulder high school said they were protesting
athletic field, behind banners and signs-- one sign read "b-h-s no place for hate."/// ((paul joncich)) after a divisive and deeply personal campaign -- the voters have spoken. donald trump is the president elect - pulling off a stunning victory against hillary clinton. ((christianne klein)) >> today -- people from both parties spoke about putting aside their differences and pledged to work together. mary moloney reports. hillary clinton/-d- presidential candidate: "this is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for and i'm election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country." with tears in her eyes and surrounded by supporters, hillary clinton publicly conceded the election. hillary clinton/-d- presidential candidate: "this loss hurts, but please never stop believing that fighting for what's right is worth it." one by one -- republicans congratulated their nominee for winning the white house. president george h-w
wish him well as he guides america forward as our next president. his family is in our prayers. while celebrating his win -- trump set a different tone than the rhetoric he used during his campaign. instead of conflict -- trump says he wants peace. donald trump/ president-elect: "it is time for us to come together as one united people." that sentiment echoed by president obama. who says he looks forward to a peaceful transition from an b president obama: "everybody is sad when their side loses an election. the day after we have to remember we're all on the same team." i'm mary moloney reporting. ((christianne klein)) tomorrow president obama is inviting president-elect donald trump to a meeting at the white house. the two are expected to talk about plans for a smooth
wednesday morning to congratulate him on winning the election. the president also called secretary clinton and expressed admiration for the strong campaign she waged throughout the country./// ((paul joncich)) when it comes to the presidential election and the campaign, it's important to remember how we got here. brook silva braga takes a look back at donald trump's road to the white house. from the moment he rode down trump tower's golden escalator 17 months ago, donald trump's unlikely candidacy went places rarely seen in american politics. among his first proposals: building a wall on the mexican border. they're bringing crime. they're rapists! and some, i assume, are good people." pundits dismissed him, but he soon led republican primary polls. the former reality tv star, held long, freewheeling rallies in front of giant, raucous crowds (trump) "and we are going to make america great again!!" fact checkers gave trump low marks (trump) "we are, by the way, the highest taxed nation in the world." but voters gave him win after win. (trump) "we want to thank the people of new hampshire." a stream of
news coverage. (trump) donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states in the end, he outflanked 16 gop opponents. (trump) jeb is gone outflanked 16 gop opponents. (trump) jeb is gone and that success upended the republican party. many gop leaders weren't there when he cleveland this july. instead, he spoke to voters left behind in the new economy. (trump) i am your voice trump dubbed his general election opponent crooked hillary campaigning for the second amendment and lower taxes and against abortion, obamacare and open borders. (trump) she's been doing this for 30 years, why the hell didn't you do this in the last 15, 20 years.
where few imagined 17 months ago trading trump tower for the oval office. brook silva-braga, for cbs news, new york. ((christianne klein)) and while the election may seem over there's a lot more ahead so be sure to stay with us both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) toss to weather ((katie boer)) november day here in southern nevada?! certainly not feeling like november... more like september as of late. our sky cameras showing clear skies across the region. .............. right now temps across the
upper 70s -- so very mild into the early evening. .............. today we climbed to 80-degrees...that's 10 degress above seasonal normal! normal temps. for this time of the year is usually 70 degrees. ............ we'll continue to see our sunny skies for the next couple of days.... strong high pressure will bring persistent mild and dry temperatures will average several degrees above normal. slightly cooler conditions with periods of high clouds can be expected over the weekend and into early next week. ............ tonight look for lows in the upper 50...so a little cooler--but still trending warmer than normal for thid time of the year. tomorrow look for temps. in the upper 70s more sunshine. works at g-m.. ((paul joncich)) >> and this could be bad news for anyone with a go pro,, why the popular camera has announced a major recall.///
this is 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) more bad news for go-pro... the camera-maker is recalling a batch of its new karma drones. some of the 800-dollar gadgets have been losing power in mid-air...causing safety concerns. the recall includes about 25-hundred models that were sold since october 23-rd. the company is offering customers a full refund. go-pro's dropped by about 20-percent because of terrible sales./// ((paul joncich)) general motors is laying off workers for the first time in six years. the automaker plans to cut two-thousand factory jobs in january. g-m said the job losses will hit 12-hundred workers in lordstown, ohio... and 800 in lansing, michigan. some may be offered other positions. the affected plants make the compact chevrolet cruze, the chevy camaro and the cadillac
thanks to low gas prices./// ((paul joncich)) it's a three-whelled electric vehicle...called the toyota iroad. the two-seater is being billed as an electric-powered "personal mobility vehicle." the i-road is tiny.... at three feet wide and 7 feet long. it has built-in safety software that controls how deep it leans, based on your speed. it takes about 3 hours to charge and can go about 30 miles per hour....with a top speed of 37 mph./// smartphones play a major role in our everyday lives. but a new study suggests the amount of time you spend on your phones could affect the quality of your sleep. chris martinez explains. like many of us, jenna wycoff can't go long without staring at her smartphone. she checks her apps at least once every couple of minutes. ((jenna wycoff/ smartphone user)) "i think if i were to take an intentional cell phone fast, i don't think it would last very long because i think it's now a habit!" a new study suggests that habit could affect your quality of
more than 650 adults, tracking how much time they spent on their smartphones and their sleeping habits over a month. they found extended screen time was linked with poor sleep quality and less sleep... especially for those who used smartphones right before going to bed. sleep doctors say that may be for a few reasons.. ((dr. kingman strohl, university hospitals cleveland medicine)) maybe if you don't sleep well you look at your phone more often. but the other alternative is looking at your phone exposes you to blue light. light is alerting and can inhibit your sleep and fragment your sleep throughout the rest of the night. ((chris martinez/ cbs news/ los angeles)) doctors say getting enough quality sleep is critical for your physical and mental health. poor sleep is linked to increased risk of obesity, diabetes and depression. ((dr. kingman strohl, university hospitals cleveland medicine)) "poor sleep and inadequate sleep gives you sleepiness the next day, it decreases your quality of life,
smartphone habits have certainly thrown off her regular bedtime. ((jenna wycoff/ smartphone user)) "i go to bed later because i'm staring at stuff on my phone!" doctors say trading the smartphone for a book to unwind before bed could help ensure a better night's rest. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles ((christianne klein)) patients who took part in this study installed an app on their smart phone that recorded the amount of time their screens were turned on. /// ((paul joncich)) several forest fires burning on the east coast are causing smokey conditions throughout the region. ((christianne klein)) >> the fire fight underway to combat the flames. that's next on the valley's news
of the "party rock fire" it started tuesday and has already burned 350 acres. as of now it's only about 30 percent contained. winds aren't helping either... fire officials say the weather is fanning the flames.. making them harder to fight. only a few dozen people have been evacuated so far./// toss to weather ((katie boer)) how about our beautiful fall november day here in southern nevada?! certainly not feeling like november... more like september as of late. our sky cameras showing clear skies across the region.
are in the low 80s and some upper 70s -- so very mild into the early evening. .............. today we climbed to 80-degrees...that's 10 degress above seasonal normal! normal temps. for this time of the year is usually 70 degrees. ............ skies for the next couple of days.... strong high pressure will bring persistent mild and dry weather through the period. temperatures will average several degrees above normal. slightly cooler conditions with periods of high clouds can be
into early next week. ............ tonight look for lows in the upper 50...so a little cooler--but still trending warmer than normal for thid time of the year. tomorrow look for temps. in the upper 70s more sunshine. ............. your extended forecast shows temps finally dropping out o through friday. mid 70s through the weekendand into early next week.
hero.. esther verzani was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer 10 years ago.. she had a mastectomy.. shortly after that diagnosis- she was diagnosed with colon cancer.. after her mother died of inflammatory breast cancer earlier this year- she decided to have her other breast removed.. she then found out that breast had cancer in it... she fought back every time- donating her time during rounds of chemo to the komen foundation and becoming one of the strongest fundraisers for the race for the cure.. the first year that i ever did the race i remember going down there to the convention center and picking up like 15 packets- 15 shirts that we had and there was people there who told me they were 15 year survivors, 25 year survivor oh my god i was like i was just not even 6 month survivor... so i was like they gave me hope- they gave me hope- and that's what it's all about : )) ((christianne klein)) >> now esther is giving hope to thousands of other
of early detection.. saying it's important to listen to your body.. and make sure to visit your doctor for checkups.. ((paul joncich)) plenty of folks are unhappy with this year's election... ((christianne klein)) >> especially after seeing stocks plummet last night... but there is some good news from the new york stock exchange tonight. ((paul joncich)) >> plus... protecting your account. coming up at 5... michelle mor to explain why changing your password... might not be the easy-fix for warding off hackers./// announcer: you're
we're continuing to around america. right now we're looking at one outside of his tower in chicago. we're told thousands of protestors have blocked the entrance into the tower... but law enforcement is on scene as the crowd continues to grow./// ((paul joncich)) wall street has sorted through the presidential election... and given it a stamp of approval. ((christianne klein)) >> at least for today..
marlie hall is on the floor of the new york stock exchange... with more on how the market ended. news that donald trump had won the presidential race sent shockwaves through the financial markets overnight. stocks plunged in asia but when wall street opened for business, the reaction went the other way. (jonathan corpina/meridian equity partners) as soon as the market opened a significant buy program came in and rallied this market immediately." the dow jones industrial see-sawed through the morning then started to climb. at the closing bell, the dow was within reach of an all time high. (marlie hall/nyse) ve financial stocks, expecting that trump will ease government regulations. (corpina) clearly, i think he has a plan in place, whether it's effective or not time will tell health care stocks did well too, on the theory that trump will be less likely to put limits on drug prices. market watchers say trump's speech after the polls closed helped calm investors. his call for unity might have been the right medicine for a jittery market. mh, cbs news, wall
chosen. "working together, we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding our nation and renewing the american dream." ((dave courvoisier)) donald trump hasn't been the president-elect for a full day yet... but last night's win is already causing heated debates around the country. ((denise valdez)) >> another issue on the ballot...