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this morning ... nearly all 81 people on board a plane died following a crash outside colombia's second largest city. ((brian loftus)) >> many of them members of a brazilian soccer team... it was initially reported that 5 people survived .. but earlier this morning, a team spokesman said another player who was treated at the hospital, passed away. ((kirsten joyce)) >> hena daniels is tracking the situation. rescue crews in colombia worked in the dark early this morningusing flashlights to find survivors at the site of last night's fatal crash. the charter jetliner had stopped in santa cruz, bolivia shortly before taking off for medellin, colombia monday night. arrived. aviation authorities say it crashed in a mountainous area outside the city. the flight's crew declared an electrical emergency...shortly before the incident. several survivors were immediately rushed to a colombian hospital with injuries...and at least five of them survived. but the tragedy is hitting people in brazil especially hard. a civil aviation official says many of the passengers who died were members of a brazilian soccer team.
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some of them checking in, in bolivia...before the trip. the team was scheduled to play in a major regional tournament in colombia tomorrow. hena daniels cbs news. ((brian loftus)) >> investigators are trying to determine what caused the crash-- they're looking into whether a thunderstorm may have been a factor. ((kirsten joyce)) >> meanwhile, rescue efforts are set to resume tomorrow morning./ and we continue to follow developing news in columbus, ohio on the campus of ohio state university. ((kirsten joyce)) >> investigators there are trying to figure out what motivated a somali refugee to injure at least 11 people in a knife attack. ((brian loftus)) >> the suspect was shot and killedby a university police officer. hena daniels is also monitoring the situation in ohio. students at ohio state university came together in prayer last night...many had memories of monday's campus rampage fresh on their minds. (clara young/ osu student) we were moved to a classroom in the basement that could
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couldn't get service -nats-ambulances people on campus barricaded themselves in classrooms..moments after police say - abdul-razak ali artan (abdul ra-zahk ali-ar-tahn ) intentionally rammed his car into a group of people outside: (sot angshuman kapil, graduate student, the ohio state university) "i think i saw three or four students being hit." authorities say the somali-refugee then got out of the vehicle with a butcher knife and began stabbing onlookers. -nats/sot-(911) all patients are alert and oriented but severe university officer alan horujko (whore-rootch-co) is credited with ending the chaos: (sot osu chief of police craig stone) our officer was on the scene in less than a minute, and he ended the scene in less than a minute -nats-(name being read at graduation) artan had recently transferred to ohio state....after obtaining his associates degree from a community college in the spring. law enforcement officials are looking into a post he allegedly made on facebook shortly before the incidentsaying that he was sick of the way muslims were being treated. the school's president
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ohio state president dr. michael v. drake) "we don't know anything that would link this to any community. we certainly don't have any evidence to say that's the case." so far...officials have searched artan's car and apartment complex... and are investigating the incident as a possible terror attack. hena daniels cbs news. ((brian loftus)) those injured in the attack include an ohio state faculty member, four graduate students and three undergraduate students. ((kirsten joyce)) >> all classes are back in session t today local fast-food workers....airport employees ..uber drivers and many more will fight for higher minimum wage by walking off the job. ((brian loftus)) >> this is part of a national protest-- hundreds are expected at today's strike here in las vegas. it's happening at the mcdonalds across from the mirage. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong. she joins us live with more on this movement. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. starting at 6 this morning... home care and higher education
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front of this mcdonalds. what they're striking for is to push the minimum wage up to 15 dollars and union rights. >> the 'fight for 15' movement started back in 20-12...when 200 job at a number of restaurants in new york city. since then...we've seen some major cities like seattle and los angeles approve a 15 dollar minimum wage. and today...workers here in las vegas hope what they're calling a -day of disruption- will get similar results. they want to open peoples eyes on how minimum wage has not kept up with the rate of inflation. uber drivers participating in this strike won't be picking anyone up in several cities...including las vegas. uber says past drivers in their top 20 markets average more than 19 dollars an hour. but drivers say that doesn't account for fare cuts and expenses like gas, repairs and insurance. ((nia wong)) once again this strike arts about an hour at 6 o'clock
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then .. a rally and march is going to happen at the mcdonalds off paradise and sahara starting at 5 this evening. reporting live on the strip. nia wong 8 news now. sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and braving the chilly north winds today... then when the winds stop tonight - get ready to freeze.
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minutes. ............. nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling extra chilly all day....gusts maybe 25 mph. ............. to upper 50s. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps . ....... demetria, how are the
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spaghetti bowl for now, but that will change in about 15 minutes.i bowl for now, but there are no delays along the south beltway. eastbound 215 reopened between the mccarran exit and warm springs earlier this morning. back to you! ((brian loftus)) after days and days of shopping .. it's time to give back.. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the day- long donating extravaganza .. to help charities continue to do good. ((brian loftus)) and... you say a narrow road slows your
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demetria looked into the problem and got you some answers... coming up on 8 news now good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) welcome back .. today is known as giving tuesday .. 8 news now is partnering with to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. the non- profit helps hundreds of abused and neglected children in foster care here in clark county. tomorrow is your last day to donate... tobin- fiat wants to get enough toys to fill up as many cars as they can./// brian loftus >> if you've been busy buying the past few days... today... is all about giving. kirsten joyce >> it's the 5th year of giving tuesday... and this morning... michael stevens is in studio to tell us what it's all about.
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we know black friday... small business saturday... and cyber monday... now it's all about giving tuesday. it was first introduced back in 20-12... and its grown in popularity. in fact -- last year, non-profits raised over 1-hundred and 16-million bucks. in the first year, about 25-hundred organizations nationwide participated, but by 20-15 that grew to more than 40-thousand. giving tuesday... the goal is to kick-off the charitable season... you can give your time... a donation... a gift... or whatever to whomever. locally... a lot of non-profits are taking part including three square food bank... opportunity village... and the shade tree. it's really up to you on where you'd like to give. donations to those non-profits are also tax deductible. if you don't really know how this all works it's pretty easy... all you have to do is go to
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when you get here... you can scroll down and select the "search nearby" tab. this will give you a list of all the places locally taking part in giving tuesday... and the ways you can help. brian, kirsten? sherry, how's the weather? weather? ((sherry swensk)) and bundle up to brave those chilly north winds ... then when the breezes stop tonight - get ready to freeze. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep
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............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. set sprinklers to water during the day. ................... highs in the mid to upper 50s and then cooler friday with another round of wind. monday. they may not last very long though./// thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a
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thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a look at the roads. there are no delays along summerlin parkway right now. up at 215 and lone mountain, crews continue to work on the county's northwest beltway buildout project. back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) what do you get when you combine elvis ... johnny ..
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johnny .. carl ... and jerry?? ((brian loftus)) >> the million dollar quartet! (( c'mon now baby shake! we ain't faking! whole lotta shaking going on. )) ((brian loftus)) >> we're joined by the stars of the show on the strip .. as they get ready to take their final bow. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// demetria obilor
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there's no way to pass a car, if it's waiting to turn left onto sunbonnet avenue. can't they make a turn lane there?" i reached out to the city of henderson about making broadbent wider. its public works team told me that it will be on the property owners who are responsible for the northern lot at the boulder highway intersection. once that land is developed, the property owners will be responsible for completing broadbe b lanes. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// (( c'mon over baby, whole lotta shaking going on! i said c'mon over baby, baby can't go wrong! we ain't faking, whole lotta shaking going on )) ((sherry swensk)) it was a jam session so legendary.. it was dubbed the million dollar quartet. ((brian loftus)) >> sunday marks 60 years
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rocked out at sun records studio in memphis, tennessee. which is why that night was chosen .. for the show on the strip .. to take their final bow. ((sherry swensk)) >> joining us this morning is jacob tolliver who plays "jerry lee lewis" and jason martinez .. who is the understudy for carl perkins. thanks for being here with us this morning! --tell us a little about the show! --jacob- how long have you been with the show? what has it meant to perform as part of the
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--why do you think the story about this legendary jam session is so important? --what are your favorite parts about the show? or any memories or moments that stand out to
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thanks for joining us this morning! ((sherry swensk))
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>> if you'd like tickets to check ((sherry swensk)) >> if you'd like tickets to check out the million dollar quartet before it goes dark, we've linked up the information to our website, las vegas now dot com. ((brian loftus)) >> stay with us, we'll be right back.///
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.. the deadly plane crash .. and the handful of survivors. ((brian loftus)) >> plus... workers walking off the job ... their fight for higher minimum wages happening right now. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... cooler temps seem to be here to stay ... sherry is tracking just how low they'll go. ((brian loftus)) 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 leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. we're tracking developing news out of colombia right now .. where nearly everyone on board died in a plane crash. ((kirsten joyce)) >> in the past 30 minutes, we've learned at least 6 people have survived the crash... they include two crew members... 1 journalist and at least three players of the brazilian soccer team . more than 70 people died ... the plane went down last night .. shortly after the crew declared an electrical emergency. no word yet on exactly what caused the crash..
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e role./// ((kirsten joyce)) here at home ... we have many local workers taking part in today's nationwide protest over minimum wage... dubbed the fight for 15. ((brian loftus)) >> a strike at the mcdonald's across from the mirage kicked off about 30 minutes ago ... hundreds expected to walk off the job. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us live on scene .. nia, what's happening out there so far? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. starting at 6 this morning... workers will also join the strike in front of this mcdonalds. what they're striking for is to push the minimum wage up to 15 dollars and union rights. >> the 'fight for 15' movement started back in 20-12...when 200 fast-food workers walked off the job at a number of restaurants in new york city. since then...we've seen some major cities like seattle and los angeles approve a 15 dollar minimum wage. and today...workers here in las vegas hope what they're calling a -day of disruption- will get similar results. they want to open peoples eyes on how minimum wage has not kept up with the rate of inflation.
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this strike won't be picking anyone up in several cities...including las vegas. uber says past drivers in their top 20 markets average more than 19 dollars an hour. but drivers say that doesn't account for fare cuts and expenses like gas, repairs and insun. ((n n) once again this strike s6
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then .. a rally and march is going to happen at the mcdonalds off paradise and sahara starting at 5 this evening. reporting live on the strip. nia wong 8 news now. sherry, how's the weather?
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clear and extra cool with northerly winds today... and then get ready to freeze. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp soair will be nice scarves and hats may come in
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.............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. highs reaching mid to upper 50s. demetria, how are the roads? back to you!///
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year old girl ... will be sentenced today. ((kirsten joyce)) >> demetrius black shot and killed young betty pinkney at a party back in 2012. he was arrested more than a year after the girl's s death when police tracked down a gun that was stolen from the son of a clark county marshall just weeks before the shooting. black is due before a judge at 9 am./// ((brian loftus)) and the homicide suspect who escaped from a north las vegas police station ... then found 4 days later ... has been named in 2 more murders. deadly shooting... alonso perez shot and killed a motorcycle rider during a confrontation. he's also the lone suspect in another fatal shooting, about a week earlier./// ((kirsten joyce)) we're taking a timeout from shopping .. to spread cheer to charities.. ((brian loftus)) >> how you can help .. next on 8 news now good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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((kirsten joyce)) >> if the past few days was all about shopping... today -- it's all about giving. ((brian loftus)) >> this is the 5th year of the global movement... and if you're not familiar with it... 8 news now reporter michael stevens is here to explain wh ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... it might not be as popular as those big shopping days like black friday... or cyber monday... but giving tuesday is growing and fast. last year, non-profits raised over 1-hundred and 16-mil on giving tuesday... that's more than eight times the amount in 20-12. for those not familiar with it... giving tuesday -- is really a movement that was started to encourage philanthropy on the tuesday after thanksgiving in
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and cyber monday promote shopping. in recent years... a number of local organizations have been taking part including... three square food bank... catholic charities... and opportunity village. and here's the plus in all of this... it's not just about donating cash or a gift... you can even volunteer and give your time. if you don't really know how this all works it's pretty easy... all you have to do is go to this website... giving tuesday dot org. when you get here... the "search nearby" tab. this will give you a list of all the places locally taking part in giving tuesday... and the ways you can help. brian, kirsten? sherry how's the weather today?
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we'll have some nice sunshine today...
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crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will gust to 25 mph and keep it feeling chilly all day. staying in the sunshine today will help. ............. tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. set sprinklers to water during the day. bring in pets to stay warm. .......
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back to you!///
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bus crash in chattanooga, tennessee just made his first court appearance. a judge rescheduled 24 year old johnthony walker's preliminary hearing for december 15th. he faces 6 counts of vehicular homicide, as well as reckless endangerment and reckless driving. walker has been in jail on $107- thousand- 500- dollars bond since the crash that killed 6 kids. they were all between the ages of 6 and 10 years old./// ((kirsten joyce)) you go to make a call... only work! ((brian loftus)) >> coming up next on 8 news now good day.. the critical information thieves could get their hands on if they 'hijack' your phone.. in today's 8 on your side. plus... (( i'm gayle king. coming up, the first memoir by a pearl harbor survivor from the u-s-s arizona. the incredible story of bravery, 75 years later. that's coming up on cbs this morning.)) /// ((brian loftus)) identity thieves have
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with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time to try something deliciously different.
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all with no artificial flavors. the $3.50 sub of the day we took an already great lineup and made it better. mobile phone accounts. ((kirsten joyce)) >> consumer advocate michelle mortensen explains how they're
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yourself.
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warns that two-factor authentication -- a security measure that confirms account passwords via text or app on your phone -- assumes a person who steals you password doesn't also have access to your phone. cell phone account hijackers... may have both! ((dan: for all practical purposes i am you for the purpose of this phone) ((michelle mortensen)) at&t says its stores require a photo id -- and the last four digits f allowing an upgrade or access to an account... but lindsay says they told her someone used a fake id with her name to upgrade the phones at best buy... which may not have verified the ids authenticity. after switching out their sim cards, lindsay's family "did" get service back... and a.t. and t... covered the fraudulent charges... still lindsay says.... this should be a wake-up call.... that phone company's need to do more to prevent cell phone
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to happen to other people.)) i'm michelle mortensen, for 8 on your side./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> lindsay said she believes this may have happened .. because she may have been the victim of a phishing scam. ((brian loftus)) >> pishing and data breeches... are how many scanners get your private info to do things like hijack accounts... or worse. ((kirsten joyce)) >> your best protection is to set up a password or pin with your carrier... that's required before making any changes to your mobile account./// sherry, how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) beautifully clear skies and
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the chilly north winds today... then when the winds stop tonight - get ready to freeze. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. freezing tonight when the winds stop. bring in t ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. ....... highs today in the 50s... the 60 by sunday. demetria, how are the roads? traffic is jammed in the
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bowl along southbound i-15 and us 95. take a look at us 95 and north rancho. there's not a lot of traffic heading northbound in this area up into centennial hills. typically we see more traffic heading southbound at this time we'll be right back.///
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it dropped 54 on monday and the nasdaq fell 30./// ((kirsten joyce)) the hard rock hotel just unveiled the first phase of its 13- milllion dollar remodel of its original casino tower. they vamped up its nearly 600 rooms... and are now working on updating 65 luxury suites.
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announced the closure of the hard rock cafe in front of the hotel. they're also in the midst of renovating the convention center. the hard rock hotel opened up just off the strip more than 21 years ago./// ((brian loftus)) forget the golden ticket-- you want the golden can! if you find one of the 37-thousand golden "bud light" cans distributed across the country.... then post a picture with it, along with the hashtags #s-b-tix-4-life and hashtag- sweeps. bud light is giving fans 2017 team .... and in january, one person will score super bowl tickets for life!/// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts
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good morning to our viewers in the west, it is tuesday, november 29th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." two big breaking stories. a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team killing 75 people. remarkably six survived. plus, out of control wildfires threaten thousands of people and tear through homes, businesses and schools near tennessee's great smokey mountains. a student who attacked students at ohio state was angry about muslims. investigators want to know if he had any terror connections. president-elect trump meets with secretary of state candidate mitt romney a second time. >> but we begin this morning

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