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donald trump promised to dismantle... obamacare. we look into the latest numbers to see if that threat... has stopped people from signing up for coverage. ((christianne klein)) americans are preparing to spend billions and billions of dollars this holiday season. years past... and what that says about the strength of our economy. ((tedd florendo)) ((( wind advisories in effect as strong gusts blow through the region. wait until you see the temps they're bringing with them. your weathernow forecast coming on 8 newsnow
going anything less than smoothly. thanks for joining us... i'm christianne klein. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich...some big changes in management led to reports the team was in disarray. kenneth craig has the latest from midtown manhattan. (sot - pipe 2, 11:25:06) "we're very confident with how things are proceeding..." aides to president-elect donald trump are offering a unified response to reports of turmoil within his transition team. those reports surfaced after transition chair chris christie was demoted, and all lobbyists wed "there is a solid process in place, we feel very comfortable with the names we're looking at and the progress we're making." (sot - pipe 2, 12:01:04) "it's false to say it's not going well, everything up there is going smooth - so much so that the president-elect, and i talk with him frequently - is happy." the new head of the transition team, vice president-elect mike pence, along with his wife karen had lunch with current v-p joe biden and his wife jill in washington. tomorrow, he'll meet with incoming senate democratic
(standup bridge:) inside trump tower, the president-elect held a meeting about possible supreme court appointees. he also met with new york city mayor bill de blasio. outside trump's 5th avenue high-rise, security remains tight. so much so, that its neighbor, the famous jeweler tiffany and company, canceled its annual holiday window display spectacular. the store remains open, but it's surrounded by barricades. tourists don't seem to mind. (sot - rita bryndza, pipe 1, 1:49) "i think they're gonna find they're gonna get online shoppers and everything will people aren't shy to part with their money." across town, the company that owns several trump-branded apartment buildings took down the gold letters after tenants petitioned for their removal. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york./// ((paul joncich)) one of the first things president elect donald trump has vowed when he assumes the oval office on january 20th... is to repeal and replace obamacare. still... more than a million people selected plans for 2017 during open enrollment....
services. although trump promises to dismantle the affordable care act, that process would take time to work through congress. more than 20 million americans are insured through obamacare. open enrollment runs through january 31st./// ((christianne klein)) president obama landed in germany this afternoon... to meet with german chancellor angela merkel... in stop two of his final overseas trip as president. earlier this morning, the president wrapped up his first stop in greece... with a speech about democracy and how it's biggr person. many european leaders are on edge following the election of donald trump... worried about future relations with the u-s. another of their concerns is the president elect's denial of global climate change./// ((paul joncich)) ((tedd florendo)) ((( another warm and tranquil november day with temps near 80 in some locales this afternoon. winds remaiined light, but we did see an increase in cloud
no sign of precip yet as we should remain dry as the system pushes through. winds stay light for now, but expect big gusts to return tomorrow. ...................... ............. ........... hour by hour tonight showing mild weather with temps in the 60's and partly cloudy skies through the night. mid 60's also by 8 a.m. tomorrow for your commute weather. more clouds tomorrow with winds on the increase especially by afternoon where gusts to reach 40 or more. mountains.
the developers hoping to stand out from other spaces...in a unque way. katie boer got the big tour as constriuction wraps up ahead of their grand opening in january. ((katie boer)) >>well paul... this new luory event venue is called "enclave"..just behind me...and developers told me they know that there are a lot of convention centers and but their hoping to stand out because of their background as a production company. ((katie boer)) construction is near completion for the 75-thousand square foot facility that's set to open in the middle of january. developers called this building a contentompo rary, sleek, blank slate for businesses to rent out.
huge off-strip space for meetings, conferences..with large doors leading into their main 9-thousand square foot room for trade shows to display vehicles and large equipment... there's also a ballroom for banquets and weddings, an outdoor garden and an outside strip-view deck ontop of the facility. but one thing really sets this place out from other venues... (( keith conrad - managing partner enclave: 19:54 vegas is the media capital of as there is. but when conventioneers come here there always looking for unique experiences 20:04 and off stripo type of experiences and the abiolity to take a building and make it their own 20:09 --- stitch --- :16 we put a lot of production elements into the building as well that a lot of building developers leave out. :23)) ((katie boer)) >>yea... the developers for this space have their own production company--called 3-g--
center. they say that experience helped them create a space where's theyve thought about rigging, power...and of course aqustics. ((katie boer)) back live-- they already have their first tennant hosting an event here late january. they wouldn't give me exact details...but say it's a car company that will be unvieling new product. reporting live, kbo 8nn. /// ((christianne klein)) there's a new headliner ((paul joncich)) >> when ricky martin will debut his brand new show... and which venue he'll be calling home... that's next on the valley's news leader.///
this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((paul joncich)) the minnesota officer involved in a deadly shooting that was captured live on facebook earlier this year... has been charged with second-degree manslaughter. ((it is my conclusion that the use of deadly force by officer yanez was not justified)) ((paul joncich))
initially pulled over 32-year-old philando castile for a broken tail light. the story garnered national attention when castile's girlfriend livestreamed the incident as it turned from a routine traffic stop... to his shooting death. castile allegedly informed the officer he had a handgun... but prosecutors concluded he never tried to pull it from his pocket. officer yanez's first appearance in criminal court is set for this friday./// ((christie information on yesterday's airport shooting in oklahoma city. police have identified the man who fatally shot a southwest airlines employee as lloyd buie -- a former southwest employee himself, who resigned last year. (( "we do not know if mr. winchester was the intended victim, but it is possible that the suspect acted in retaliation against the circumstances leading up to his resignation.")) ((christianne klein)) >> will rogers world airport is back open today... but was completely shut down for
while authorities searched for the gunman. buie was found dead in his pickup truck from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head./// ((paul joncich)) cars.. computers and other equipment... all going to the highest bidder. we take you behind the scenes at the latest county auction... to see what kind of deals you can get your hands on... that's next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're
the county's latest government auction is this weekend... and that means a chance to bid on all kinds of items. ((christianne klein)) >> you can buy cars and a variety of items local governments are trying to get rid of . right now.. you can pre-register for it. ((paul joncich)) >> nia wong went to the auction... and got a preview of what's up for bid. ((nia wong)) if i had 66-thousand dollars, i could bid on this fire engine i'm sitting on right now. would i? that's an entirely different story. my point is this auction attracts people from all walks of life to cck of items. from fire trucks to crown vics to metal detectors....ever ything up to the kitchen sink.. which one year they actually did have. >> but you won't find out until you get down here. previewing started at 9 this morning and we've seen dozens of people already looking for those good deals. this is the last and largest auction for the year. county officials tell me this is the largest inventory they've had so far. so much that it spills into a second lot. all of the items here are from
back to them. last year 4-point-9 million went to government agencies and 2-point 6 million went to clark county agencies. ((louie wilson/looking for a truck: 22:22:52 "when they've got a catologue this thick there's surely something you'll be interested in whether you end up with it or not." 22:22:59 )) ((nia wong)) >> you can preview these items online or at the t-n-t yard from today until friday. once again there are also going to be items from mcarran airport's lost and found department. that won't be available for preview but you can check them out on the day of the t officials are encouraging people to use this time to preview their lots and pre-register. you can do that on the county website in both english and spanish. reporting live from southeast las vegas.. nia wong 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) >> good news going into the holiday season. retail forecasters with market research firm e-marketer expect a bump in sales this year. for the whole holiday season... they predict sales to reach 8-hundred and 85-billion. that's up 3-percent from last year.
shopping day. new promotional days like cyber monday... and super saturday will also drive in sales. retail experts say overall... stores are doing a better job at marketing: ((matt bear // cbre, vice president of retail: vegas has had 3 or 4 years of positive growth. the hotels are busy, the occupants high, jobs are coming back. the vegas story is so much better than it was 5 years ago -- so i think vegas specifically should have a good christmas just because they've had a good overall 2016. )) >> online shopping is also expected to be up this year... and account for 10-percent of total holiday retail sales. forecasters also say expect to see a lot more promotions on your phones and social media platforms like facebook... instagram... and snap chat./// ((paul joncich)) taking care of a parking ticket could end up making you feel pretty good about yourself this holiday season! the las vegas city council approved a "toys for tickets" program. if you receive a parking ticket
30-th... you can donate a brand new toy instead of paying your fine. the donations will be delivered to safe nest to hand out to families just in time for christmas./// ((paul joncich)) channel 8 is teaming up with 97.1 "the point".. and our community pride partners.. for a three-day turkey-thon that starts today. and this year you have the chance to help a local military family in need. you can drop canned food and non-perishable food items off at the smiths grocery stores listed on your screen.. as well as donate cash or gift cards. the information is all onas our goal is to help 25-hundred local families./// ((weather toss)) tedd florendo ((weather toss)) ((christianne klein))
((christianne klein)) we'll be right back./// announcer: you're today with temps still above average in the 70's again and unseasonably mild coming off a warm weekend. still no 80's this time around to bring us to tie the record of 80 degree temps set back in 1950. but we will remain warm to mild r 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 with a morning start in the high 30's again. .................... ............... ............. 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.
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 over the lower 48 states keeping things mild for november. while rain returns to seattle as they cool off to the mid 50's. ................................ ... ................. satellite and radar shows dry conditions and high pressure still righ on top of us. but we're keeping our eye on a strong area of low pressure and it's trailing cold front that will bring in colder air by thursday. not before brining wind midweek. we'll see some of the coldet temps we haven't seen in march and may. overnight lows will get downright chilly by thursday and especially friday morning. ..... .............................. .............. tonight expect lows to drop 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 the record for most 80's for the month of november. winds still remain light for tuesday. ................................
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 our coldest in the high 30's only.
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the las vegas strip just keeps getting more and more star power... after the latest headliner was announced today. ((paul joncich)) >> ricky martin will be the newest headliner to hit the strip... with a residency at the yet to open 'park theater at monte carlo today talking about how his team is already hard at work getting the show ready: ((ricky martin: right now were starting the creative process... going through the repetour...what songs we're going to be performing -- but every song is going to be a completely different experience.)) ((christianne klein)) >> ricky martin's first show will be april fifth... tickets go on sale monday. he's in good company at the park theater... stevie nicks and bruno mars are already scheduled to perform there this year.///
watched our facebook live of the press conference. claudia says "should be a good show!" ((paul joncich)) >> meanwhile.. deborah says "it's gonna be great having ricky martin in vegas! congratulations on your engagement! he just revealed he's engaged on the ellen degeneres show. you can sound off at six every night... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. >> be sure to watch 8 news now at 11...
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