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here in the u-s. ((denise valdez)) >> and a special honor for a las vegas k-9.. killed in the line of duty... it's taking place clear across the country./// tedd florendo ((( first warm weather.... then a huge cool down along with more wind. don't miss the forecast coming up on the valley's news leader
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as he's got good people around him and he has a clear sense of direction. )) ((denise valdez)) >> the president also addressed concerns with trump's temperament.. advising the incoming president to watch what he says... because the world will be monitoring every word... and mister trump's statements could affect global markets./// (( cabinet.. donald trump is wasting no time. reince priebus has been chosen as chief of staff. trump -- also naming campaign c-e-o steve bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor. loyalty to donald trump is what priebus and bannon have in common... it's also a common thread among trump's potential cabinet picks. rudy giuliani, chris christie, newt gingrich , jeff sessions and lieutenant general michael flynn are being considered for top roles -- from attorney general to secretary of state... while conservative radio host, laura ingraham, is now being
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((denise valdez)) in the midst of uncertainty among the immigrant community, many are scrambling to gain legal status. but the application process can be complicated. 8 news now reporter karen castro is here with more on a tech company that's relocating to henderson... and is promising an easier way of filing paperwork. ((karen castro)) >> file-right dot com is an online company that recently moved its headquarters from silicon valley to henderson. the relocation happened as the volumes of traffic following the outcome of the presidential election. ((customer service workers talking on the phone )) ((karen castro)) the phones are ringing off the hook ((customer service workers talking on the phone )) ((karen castro)) employees at file right dot com are busier than ever at their new home in henderson after donald trump was elected president of the united states. (( )) ((karen castro)) upon taking office, trump has vowed to immediately deport between two and three million undocumented immigrants.
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election that encouraged sergio severo's italian mother to finally apply for citizenship. ((sergio severo - mother applied for citizenship: the back and forth between the candidates and immigration reform and what's actually going to happen and it was just this unknown of what's going to happen that made her realize 'maybe now is the time to do it.)) ((karen castro)) severo works for file right dot com and advised his then skeptical mother to use the online service. ((sergio severo - mother applied for citizenship: my mother always said that she wanted to retain her italian citizenship but deep down it was cause process.)) ((karen castro)) a process that can be complicated and even result in applications being denied because of mistakes. ((cesare alessandrini - ceo & founder, a lot of times people go through this process. it's really confusing and full of anxiety and we try to make it a lot easier for folks to get through and file successfully.)) ((karen castro)) ceo and founder, cesare alessandrini, says it took years of work to simplify immigration paperwork. but now the website offers a number of forms for green cards, deferred action, and citizenship, among others. ((cesare alessandrini - ceo & founder, we take each question, simplify each question and then customize the instructions for those
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situation.)) ((karen castro)) as for severo's mother, she became a u-s citizen just in time to vote this election cycle. ((sergio severo - mother applied for citizenship: for her it was the biggest sigh of relief. )) ((karen castro)) >> the website is available in english and in spanish. all applications are reviewed by immigration attorneys before being submitted. these services are not free. fees range between one hundred and two hundred dollars. ((dave courvoisier)) police have made one arrest in a murder case.. but are looking for a second suspect. 18-year-old cody sullivan is burglary... robbery.. and cocaine possession. he was arrested saturday during a larceny call. police say this video shows sullivan and another man, outside a home invasion near torrey pines and twain on november fifth. the two men in the video walked into a home.. shot another man over a drug related dispute.. then left. if you have any information about the second suspect.. call crimestoppers./// ((dave courvoisier)) we are learning more about what led to the sexual assault arrest of a del sol high
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assault... kidnapping.. and two counts of sexual conduct between an employee and school student. a police report says poni was one of the victim's coaches.. and she was also a family friend. the girl told her father that she had sex with poni.. and she was angry at herself for not resisting it. poni told police he knew it was wrong but he could not stop himself./// ((denise valdez)) farmers now have the ability to participate in a part of the marijuana industry... thanks to recent changes in federal and state laws. they're growing. patrick walker is here with an exclusive look at a new venture for farmers here in southern nevada. ((patrick walker)) >> denise... we're talking about hemp. it contains negligible amounts of thc -- that's the chemical that "gets you high" when you consume cannabis. that's why the federal government is allowing states to license farmers to grow it. and we were the only ones invited along for a look at the first industrial hemp harvest in nevada. ((patrick walker)) this fertile four-acre field in pahrump... farmer: "oh yeah."
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for farmers in nevada. ((duff taylor/managing member, pahrump green fields ventures llc: "it can be for pills, it can be for any of a variety of consumables, sprays, all kinds of medical-style applications.")) ((patrick walker)) this is industrial hemp. duff taylor's first harvest... 14-thousand pounds worth... processed by hand. ((duff taylor/managing member, pahrump green fields ventures llc: "so 4 acres has been all done on a manual basis, in the future we want to go mechanized.")) ((patrick walker)) this is one of 12 permitted industrial hemp grows in nevada. most are up north harvest... in part... was to see if the crop could survive 100-plus degree temperatures and direct exposure to the harsh desert summers. ((duff taylor/managing member, pahrump green fields ventures llc: "we didn't really know how well this hybrid plant would do in this type of environment. it was exceptional.")) ((patrick walker)) now... the harvested hemp hangs inside a large warehouse to dry. it will then be processed at a separate facility... where oils are extracted for use a number of products. state senator tick segerblom... the founding father of the fledgeling cannabis industry in
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((st. sen. tick segerblom/(d) las vegas: "they are not really prohibited by federal law, so these products will be able to be sold in grocery stores, and drug stores, places like that too.")) ((patrick walker)) this portion of the cannabis industry is legal under federal law. congress passed a federal farm bill in 2014 allowing the practice... and pahrump green fields ventures is licensed both by the state of nevada and the federal u-s drug enforcement administration. now... farmers hope these sun-washed fields of green... put a lot more green in their pockets. ((patrick walker)) >> the harvested hemp will be for processing. it's the only form of cannabis that's allowed to cross state lines... as it is being grown by licensed growers in an federally- recognized experimental program../// ((dave courvoisier)) the super moon did not dissapoint skywatchers. pictures like these from around the world are going viral. what makes this supermoon so special.. is that it is the closest it has been to earth since 19-48. it is about 7% larger than normal.. and about 15% brighter. though it can be hard for the human eye to tell the
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so tedd... when was the best time to see.. and how long will it be a supermoon?
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country. this is video of nicky after he survived a machette attack in february. he died the following month in a shoot out. now -- badger -- the only k-9 at the orangeburg south carolina department of public safety -- has a new vest. on the vest are the words... in memory of k-9 nicky... las vegas metropolitan police. the vest was donated by a non profit from massachusetts./// ((denise valdez)) preparing for a worst case scenario: (( our emergency response plan and so this is a way to put it to the test )) ((denise valdez)) >> the military training exercise in north las vegas preparing us incase a large earthquake hits. ((dave courvoisier)) plus... 8 on your side helps a woman get a refund from a gym that was charging her three years.. and broke a major milestone in the process... next on 8 news now at 5, the valley's news leader.
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((dave courvoisier)) got a problem? tell michelle .... because she gets results. ((denise valdez)) >> tonight ... consumer advocate michelle mortensen is helping a woman who was charged for a gym membership she never had for 11 years straight. she joins us now to tell us how she solved the problem. ((michelle mortensen)) join a gym and forget about it. that's what gyms hope you do... so you wrack up fees for a lifetime. nancy wyatt actually cancelled her membership back in 2005. except they kept charging her for it for 11 years. she didn't even notice the charges until one night a few weeks ago. so she asked me to get on her side and get her money back.
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an e-o-s fitness and didn't authorize that charge ... but her bank said she did. ((nancy: they said .. well, you've been getting charges this amount since 2005 )) ((michelle mortensen)) so she called e-o-s for answers.... but she says they didn't have any. ((nancy: so i wrote down the account number and sent an email to michelle mortensen because i knew it would be taken care of )) but i knew it was a long shot. legally ... she was only due 52 bucks because any fraud that's more than 60 days old on a bank account you're liable for. still i reached out to e-o-s on nancy's behalf ... within three days of calling them ... they cut her a check for more than 3 grand... paying her back for charge over 11 years. ((i think channel 8 is the best tv program station overall//////everytime i see you on there getting something done
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because you are fantatstic )) ((michelle mortensen)) the gym billing network went above and beyond to make nancy whole which was amazing. because as i mentioned ... they didn't have to. the take away for you is always keep an eye on your statements .. so you can challenege suspicious charges right away. nancy's story does serve as a bit of a milestone for 8 on your side, as well. are able to refund folks when they turn to us for help. and as of today .. we have helped refund folks more than 1 million dollars. so remember -- i'm always watching out for you and here to help. ((weather toss))
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tedd florendo ((( nice day today with temps still above average in the 70's again and unseasonably mild coming off a warm weekend. still no 80's this tie bring us to tie the record of 80 degree temps set back in 1950. but we will remain warm to mild for at least a few more days before it begins to get colder ........ ........................... ............ neighborhood by neighborhood temps shot up to the high 70's for the east part of the valley where we're typically warmer since we're lower in elevation. cooler mid to low 70's for the west side in the foothills from centennial hills through summerlin as we cooled off there. colder up in the kyle canyon
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.................... ............... ............. regional temps also staying warm from laughlin to death valley especially. even saw near 80 degree temps down the colorado river valley from mesquite through boulder city as well. colder temps in the central great basin and mild over the hump in pahrump again today. changes in the forecast for late week however where jackets will be needed. ..................... .............. ................ still above average temps remian for the souther portions of the u.s with highs in the 80's in dallas and of course in new orleans. staying cool for new york in the 60's even boston getting in on some of that warmth as a strong ridge of high pressure ovt mild for november. while rain returns to seattle as they cool off to the mid 50's. ................................ . ........... satellite and rad nditions and high presseill rig. but we're keeping our eye on as it's trailing co ont that ll br ursday. not beforbng wind midwe r ofhe season so far and seemps. overnightows will get wnright chilly by thursday and especially friday morning.... ............................ ........tonight expect lows to down to the mid 50's under clear skies for the supermoon. winds stay light and tranquil overnight as well. tomorrow expect highs around 79 and if we reach 80 we'll beat
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month of november. winds still remain light for tuesday. ................................ ... ................. extended forecast calls for mild days through wednesday and southwest winds kick in and bring windy weather with possible advisories needed for wednesday. still breezy by thursday but colder with highs only in the low 60's and turning unseasonably cooler. chilly morning lows will stick around for a several days with friday being our coldest in the high 30's only.
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((katie boer)) that's right. this training to designed to simulate a real life emergency. they've brought in role-play actors, manequins, even fake body parts... like this hand, to help first responders prepare for how to handle a situation if were to happen. i want to warn viewers -- video from today's training does contain fake blood and body parts.
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(( delen goldberg/pio city of north las vegas: 05:53 this is actually unprecedented. the cioty of north las vegas is the first public entity in the united states have military assets of this scope and size :02 train with a municipal response 06:04 )) this week the city of north las vegas is pairing up with these guys from the national guard ... they're training with federal and state emergency agencies from as far as guam, hawaii, idaho, colorado, utah and california. ((lt. cornel matt jonkey: 02:51 when you have a natural disaster of this magnitude -- it's not going to be jusu colonel matt jonkey says the department of defense's "us northcom" or northern command holds four vigilant guard excercises a year---not usually to this extreme. (( nat sound from lt. cornel matt jonkey: 03:12 we doing recconiscense. we're finding out whats wrong :15)) the training features five scenarios utilizing hazmat, search and extraction teams, decontamination crews, doctors and nurses who may have to do mass triage medial treatments... all to prepare for hypothetical mass destruction. (( lt. cornel matt jonkey:
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with other teams :56 so it allows us to figure out how to communicate. how they work and how we can get together to accomplish the same goal :02 )) ((katie boer)) the city of north las vegas recently re-vamped their emergency response plan and say with over 500 people involved in the excercise this is a great way to put it to the test. back to you. ((denise valdez)) many of you commented on the training on our facebook page. carolina said: love the trainings for possible disasters. makes us feel even more secure. thank you!!! and missy said thank u natio ....hugs!!! you can join the conversation on the 8 news now facebook page./// ((dave courvoisier)) a new home for a famous polar bear. this bear became known as "the world's saddest polar bear"... but we will tell you the happy home he is going to now... >> plus... in less than 2 weeks... millions of americans will be tossing a turkey in the oven... but we all know it's not that simple. coming up at 5... we've got tips to protect you and your family while cooking a thanksgiving day feast. we'll be right back.///
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things better.' president obama on his successor and america's unrest. plus, donald trump's cabinet picks stir controversy. and... business conflicts of interests. do they apply? coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. ))
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((dave courvoisier)) the "world's saddest polar bear" has a new temporary home. ((denise valdez)) >> people around the world r living in a cramped cage in a chinese mall. now the polar bear is living at an ocean park where he is being reunited with his parents. nearly a million signatures were collected to move the bear nicknamed -- pizza -- to a better environment. his current enclosure will reportedly be upgraded and renovated -- for his return -- but activists hope the move to the park will become permanent. /// ((dave courvoisier)) starting wednesday.. we will be holding a 3 day
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we are teaming with our community pride partners and the goal is to help 25-hundred local families. ((denise valdez)) >> you can donate canned and non perishable food items.. or cash or gifts cards at different smiths locations. we have all the information on las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news don't forget you can always find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// bc-us--making a murderer-
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captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the remaking of a president. this was then. >> we're going to get a special prosecutor. >> pelley: and this is now. >> a special prosecutor? >> i don't want toe hurt them. i don't want to hurt them. they're good people. >> pelley: also tonight, as anti-t p advice for the president-elect. >> it's really important to try to send some signals of unity. >> pelley: and we'll remember a champion for women, minorities, and excellence in broadcast journalism. gwen ifill. >> how as vice president would you work to shrink the polarization which has sprung up in washington which you both


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