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other's lead... and what locals think about the latest round of properties that will soon be charging for parking.///
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later recovered at the scene... that's despite his wife's insistance that scott was not armed: (( charles monnett, family attorney)) "we still have real questions.. in terms of how they confronted keith, how they reacted to the information he had a brain injury, and whether they used appropriate de-escalation techniques.")) ((christianne klein)) >> that shooting sparked days of sometimes violent protests... the family asked anyone is protesting tonight... to do so peacefullyn so far... no reports of things getting out of hand./// ((paul joncich)) back here at home... a father is behind bars... after police say he shot and killed his son. officers identified the man as 49-year-old michael gardenhire. he has been booked one count of murder with a deadly weapon. it happened at an apartment near rainbow and windmill yesterday. police were already at the complex for another call when they hear gunshots. gardenhire came outside and told them he was responsible.
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to the shooting./// ((christianne klein)) nevada lawmakers are still trying to hammer out last-minute details... in the month before recreational marijuana sales begin in the silver state. as patrick walker shows us... there are still a number of issues that will have to be addressed in the upcoming legislative session. ((patrick walker)) when voters passed question 2 in november... they adopted a broad plan to legalize recreational marijuana in nevada. that left the task of creating the rules and regulations to hold up the program... to but state senator tick segerblom says nevada's medical marijuana program has provided a solid framework from which to build the recreational program. ((st. sen. tick segerblom/(d) las vegas: "we started with best standards, most of these places like oregon, they had an existing medical program that was underground for 20 years, and then they kind of evolved, but it was never regulated.")) ((patrick walker)) medical marijuana
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sales licenses. the department of taxation is still working on the permit process. but segerblom hopes lawmakers will adopt temporary rules allowing recreational sales in existing dispensaries. he says they are equipped to handle both sides simultaneously.. by charging different tax rates for medical and recreational pot. ((st. sen. tick segerblom/(d) las vegas: "we started from the ground up with everything, seed to sale, being tracked, everything computerized, we know everything, everything's tested, so we are the gold standard with our medical program.")) ((patrick walker))r5 stern states come jaary rst.t we nes... at's feral offense. ates likcoli ending up in other staa coordination, state of colorado: e do he a different problem, which is growing in colorado and shipping to a different state, that i can't give you firm numbers on.")) ((patrick walker)) but segerblom says that's not expected to be an issue here. ((st. sen. tick segerblom/(d) las vegas: "there's a lot of incentive for people to come here and purchase if they're going to visit, and that's what we want to do, is capitalize on that while we can.")) ((patrick walker)) patrick walker... 8 news now. ((christianne ki)>> the new laws you to possess up to an ounce of marijuana at a time. that's in effect as a measure to discourage resale on the black market./// ((paul joncich))
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tedd florendo is live with all the cowboys downtown! ((tedd florendo)) ((( chilly morning temps down near freezing through many valley neighborhoods as the freeze warning was lifted this morning. temps outside currently in the 50's and below average in the daytime. overnight lows expected to get cold again but not down to a hard freeze warning. winds stal ... ............... he'res your hour by hour. chilly conditions through the evening under clear skies. we go from the 50's to the 40's and expect very little wind and little cloud cover. cold by morning again but not enough for a freeze warning. we'll have more on your forecast for this weekend and next week coming up
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down from his business empire... while he's president of the united states. in a tweet this morning... he said he plans to step away from all of his businesses to focus on running the country. trump is also making good on a campaign promise:
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"they think they are going to make air conditioners in their beautiful new plants in mexico and sell them across the border, and make lots of money and we have all the unemployment, not gonna happen." )) ((paul joncich)) >> mister trump will travel to indiana tomorrow to announce a deal with air conditioning maker, carrier that could keep 1000 jobs from being shipped to mexico. today... trump also named wilbur ross... a 79- year- old billionaire to lead the commerce department... and a former goldman sachs partner was tapped to be treasury se ((christianne klein)) it's the last day of november... and that means 'movember' is just about over. ((paul joncich)) >> that also means these mustaches and beards you've been seeing several of us sport this past month... will soon be gone! we've had some good fun with it... but it's all for an important cause. up next on the valley's news leader... we look at one of the most important procedures a man can undergo... that many are often uncomfortale with getting.///
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((christianne klein)) got questions about medicare open enrollment? well, we have the answers. ((paul joncich)) >> our call 8 phone bank is here for you. consumer advocate michelle mortensen is in the call center with the men and women here to help you right now. michelle? ((michelle mortensen)) the number to call is
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denning ((paul joncich)) men's health month wraps up today, that means the mustache
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colonoscopy! men often uncomfortable with the idea of getting one, but they're a vital tool for discovering colon cancer. - which is the second most deadly cancer in men. doctors say most men should get a colonoscopy by age 50, unless they have family history - then it should be 10 years before the age their family member was when they were diagnosed. our movember doctor phillipe lam says men need to get over their nervousness about colonoscopies. (( dr phillipe lam/healthcare partners; "no, because these procedures are done so routinely, ind across the nation, these gastro enterologists are board certified physicians and they do anywhere from 5-10 to 15 in a day." )) ((paul joncich)) the procedure is quite routine. and most insurance pays for it. all of my channel 8 mo-bros urge you to take care of your health. your wives and children need you. and if you're a single guy -
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even met yet needs you to not to avoid the doctor./// ((paul joncich)) and don't forget... we're hoping to fill as many fiats as we can with brand new toys. we're partnering with towbin fiat at sahara and jones to collect toys for the casa foundation. you have until december fourth to donate. stay with us... we'll be right back after this./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at six-thirty. with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time to try something deliciously different. every day of the week, get a featured six-inch subway sub for just $3.50. all with no artificial flavors. the $3.50 sub of the day
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((christianne klein)) nevada is one of 18 states that will get grants to develop early learning programs. the money will go to help pre-school- age children from low- to- moderate- income families. nevada will get 13 million dollars from the 247- million being awarded. nevada is among 12 states in the program that haven't met or exceeded their targets under the program./// ((paul joncich)) well that didn't take long... just months after mgm res charging for parking on the strip... two more casino companies are following suit. ((christianne klein)) >> caesars entertainment announced they'll start charging for parking and valet next month... but locals will still be able to park for free. ((paul joncich)) >> just today... wynn and encore said they're going to start charging for valet... but self parking will remain free for now. and get ready for december 29-th... because that's when m-g-m's locals- exemption will be tossed out... so we'll all have to start paying at m-g-m properties! ((christianne klein)) >> it's something that's rubbing some locals the wrong way:
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be upset. for tourists, it's going to anger people. you're already spending a lot of money at the casinos, already spending a lot of money on food so rack another bill on there, people are going to be upset." )) ((paul joncich)) >> 8 news now anchor dave courvoisier joins us... with what's behind the sudden push for paid parking. dave? ((dave courvoisier)) kinda like opening the floodgates, right? many analysts think this was something we might have expected from the "other" big resort entity on the strip... and let's face it -- with their bankruptcy proceedings still in play -- caesars probably needs the extra cash more than the m-g-m: (( we see a lot of this in the gaming industry where one company might start something first and everyone else would see how it goes. we see that with resort fees. we see that with 65 blackjack, stuff like that and it seems if something is successful or at least if it's not resisted too much it catches on in other places . )) ((dave courvoisier)) >>schwartz sees an opportunity for other properties like boyd gaming or stations casinos -- that cater to locals -- to use this as a counter- marketing theme: (( david schwartz: they could. you know that definitely is a very could be a very good lure
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and already you know gas prices may be going up and they are that means a lot is the kind of thing which i think vegas was founded on where it's a little thing that means a lot to people where like yet he might be saving $10 a day but at least you feel like you're getting something.)) ((dave courvoisier)) >> still, locals do affect the bottom line of properties on the strip, too. ...and you want to have as many people as possible saying good stuff about you... so the jury is still out./// ((paul joncich)) as you can imagine... these announcements have plenty of bob says "of course the others were going to follow suit!" ((christianne klein)) >> jonathan says "i probably go to the strip like twice a year if that... so i couldn't care less. is it a surprise that they want more money?" ((paul joncich)) >> robert says "we have had 100 years of free parking. i personally know a lot of valets. they are the best. i hope it doesn't affect their tip pool. it is just a sign of the times and proves again that nothing is free." you can sound off at six every night... just go to our 8 news now
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let's check in one more time with tedd florendo with a look at your forecast. ((paul joncich)) >> he's live for the 30-th annual 'downtown hoedown.' ((tedd florendo)) ((( chilly weather this morning as temps dropped to near freezing through many neighborhoods. we''ll have some cold lows again overnight but not enough to ............................... highs today stayed in the 50's and chilly. lows dropped to 37 in the morning with areas like nellis, downtorw, henderson, southern highlands, boulder city all dropping to at or just a below freezing this morning before sunrise. check out the record on this date. 79 degrees way back in 1980. we're below average for this time of year and will be near average by the weekend. ................................ ....
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the east part of the valley where we're lower in elevation. while areas to the far west colder and just below freezing this morning and only low 50's this afternoon. ................................ ... .... regional temps also stayed colder for the southern great basin and of course searchlight. still unseasonably cold in the 50's also for mesquite down the colorado river valley to laughlin and death valley where they were milder, but still chilly for this time of year. ................................ ... ........ high clouds pushing through but still staying mostly clear. snow in the north part of the stay near ely and elko again along with the bitterroots and the wasatch. next trough digs deep in utah and brings another shot of colder air and breezes heading into your weekend. then colder next week from the next system that barrels through as well. ....................... ............ ............. tonight expect temps in the mid to high 30's by morning. no freeze warning issued. we'll have mostly clear skies and light winds. tomorrow expect a high in the
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skies. winds remain light for tomorrow as well. ....................... ............ .................... extended forecast shows a slight warm up for the weekend to near average. breezy though by tomorrow night and friday with a little cooler air. moisture starved system prevent us from getting any rain, but we get colder next week only in the high 40's in some spots with lows dropping to the 30's and even 20's.
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alright just a few minutes left before our phone bank closes! ((christianne klein)) >> be sure to call in right now for all your questions about medicare open enrollment. ((christianne klein))
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now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ((paul joncich)) >> be sure to watch 8 news now at 11...
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this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's contestants -- a biologist from newark, delaware... a commercial photographer from boston, massachusetts... and our returning champion, a technical engineer from boulder, colorado...
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. justin, our champion, is averaging about $13,000 and change per game. but if you discount the one bad day, he's averaging a lot better than that, around $18,000. so let's see if that's good news for you, justin, or if michael and vicki are gonna make you work today. we'll find out in this half hour. here are the categories now for the jeopardy! round. starting off with... followed by... "get" in quotation marks... [ laughter ] and because of that, i owe my soul to... justin, off you go.


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