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stars, sex toys.....and well - you get the picture. thanks for joining us, i'm dave courvoisier. ((denise valdez)) and i'm denise valdez in for paula tonight. business. but some groups are participating for different reasons. vanessa murphy is live at the hard rock hotel where the vanessa? ((vanessa murphy)) dave and denise, you never know where you'll end up with this job..... we saw things we can't show you or even tell you about on t-v tonight.... sex is selling at the adult entertainment expo... but there are a couple of groups who are trying to change that...in their own way. < ((david vahey: i got caught looking at porn by my wife.)) ((vanessa murphy)) david vahey says he was addicted to pornography but cleaned up his act. ((david: i know it was hard for me when i struggled with porn.)) ((vanessa murphy)) he's now at the adult entertainment expo at the hard rock in las vegas surrounded by porn stars. ((david: i try to look at everybody in their eyes to be honest and i think if i can keep to that plan, i think i'll be okay.)) ((vanessa murphy)) he's
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reaching out with fellow members of the triple x church. he estimates 250-thousand people visit the website each month. the goal - to stop watching porn. ((david: we're not here to shut it down, but we're here for anybody that needs help.)) ((annie lobert/hookers for jesus: porn is just an out for loneliness and some brokeness inside of us.)) ((vanessa murphy)) annie lobert tells us she left the sex industry in 2003 and she's also here at the expo to spread a message. she runs hookers for jesus and destiny house, both aimed at helping prostitutes and victims of sex trafficking - problems which she believes are going on behind the scenes at the expo. ((annie: we have to keep remembering that with this type of industry, that there is harm that comes with it as well.)) (("gianna michaels" : i have nothing negative to say.)) ((vanessa murphy)) gianna michaels - that's a stage name - says she's worked in adult film for about ten years. (("gianna": it's something i enjoy doing and i'm capable of expressing myself in a sexual manner that i am fully empowered by .)) ((vanessa murphy)) her
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triple xxx church and hookers for jesus..... ((annie: i love the porn convention.)) ((vanessa murphy)) but the reason they're here....couldn't be more different. (("gianna": everybody may have a different view on it and i respect that, but it's not mine. )) > ((vanessa murphy)) the expo runs through saturday. and when you talk about sex selling...tickets aren't cheap. general admission for one day is 80- bucks. and an all access pass for the entire event is 15-hundred dollars. ((dave courvoisier)) vanessa - were many people stopping by to talk with these evangelists? ((vanessa murphy)) dave, yes - we saw people stopping to talk with them...here and there...but.... they were not as popular as the porn stars. back to you./// ((dave courvoisier)) > one of the most recognizable names in the adult entertainment industry is christy mack... she was attacked in las vegas -- she says by her ex- boyfriend and fighter jonathan koppenhaver -- better known as "war machine." now, mack is selling t-shirts with images from a recent photo
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with all proceeds going to domestic violence charities. the shirts are on sale at the convention. koppenhaver faces 26 charges in connection to the incident... including attempted murder. his trial is set for july 11-th./// ((denise valdez)) > there's more than one major convention in town right now. the 38th annual shot show is happening at the sands expo and convention center. it brings gun enthusiasts from across the country and around the world. live with ... the trends this year and the big business boost. patranya? ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) one thing we noticed is this show is packed. vendors are filling this convention to capacity. this as sellers are targeting buyers whose faces are slowly changing: < ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the shot show is back. ((john coray/visiting from idaho: "for us this is hometown stuff.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and tens of thousands of gun enthusiasts are
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((matt bangarter/winches ter repeating arms: "the shot show is one of our biggest sales periods.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) the show features the latest and greatest in firearms products from handguns to hunting rifles. ((robert coray/visiting from idaho: "i knew it would be a big show but it's surprising how many vendors are here.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) business is booming and organizers say companies are now trying to reach an evolving customer base. ((bill brassard/shot show spokesperson: "the number of firearms owner are skewing younger and more urban.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) shot show spokesman, bill brassard says more women are also buying firearms. the numbers up nearly 40 percent across the country over the last 10 years. wendy benson says most women she knows are choosing to carry for self- defense. ((wendy benson/visiting from georgia: " i think people are learning that not everyone in the world is nice and we need to be prepared.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) benson's husband paul is a firearms manufacturer. he says with the obama administration pushing for more gun control...he's only seen
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to protect their second amendment rights. ((paul benson/visiting from georgia: "we are not worried about what each other does in the industry, we are protecting the industry itself.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and the passion for the firearms business is evident here.. at the largest gun show in the world. > ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and by the way firearms only make up about 25 percent of products on display here..the rest are things like hunting equipment, outdoor gear and law enforcement & military related products. reporting live from the sands expo and convention center, patranya bhoolsuwan 8 news now.// ((denise valdez)) patranya, can anyone attend this convention? ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) no, it's for industry professionals only. and it's not like a private gun show where you can buy and sell firearms here on site... denise, it's basically a networking opportunity and with firearms sales totalling some 14 million dollars last year...lots of business to be had here.
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((denise valdez)) > the film business is busy tonight. this is a live look at the strip... where road closures are in place for another night of filming. this is for the fifth installment of the jason bourne series starring matt damon. the restrictions are in the heart of the strip between flamingo and tropicana on the boulevard. they just started and run through 5 a-m. we saw big backups last night... and a lot of lookey loos -- so avoid the area if you can./// ((dave courvoisier)) > winter storm watches have been issued for 14 states from the mid-south to the east coast... and there are blizzard watches in effect for our nation's capital and baltimore tonight, tedd. ((tedd florendo)) that's right, dave. philly, new york, and boston could also get buried. as many as 50- million people could be in the bullseye for
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((tedd florendo)) ((>started off with clouds yesterday, more sunshine today. still some clouds around but not as much as yesterdays rain cooled day. temps warmed up today as well to above average again. wind staying light and should remain that way, with exception to the colorado river valley. ............................... ................ many locales milder today with chilly conditions still up at mount charleston and over to norther arizona. expecting a nice cool down tonight, but not freezing thankfully. ............................... .................. hour by hour for your wednesday night. temps from the 50's through the evening with few clouds and calmer winds. temps cooling off to the low 50's or high 40's by late night for our 11 o'clock newscast. we'll talk about what to expect for your weekend, coming up. a grand jury returned an indictment today of a southern nevada woman... accused of shooting her 11 year-old son -- who later died. shavon carrillo will now go to trial for murdering her son
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it was memorial day of 20-14... investigators say carrillo shot the boy because she was going through a break-up with his father. carrillo reportedly told investigators she was using meth at the time and tried to kill herself. according to the indictment counts, two of carrillo's other children were present at the time. they were not attacked. carrillo also faces child endangerment charges./// music ((dave courvoisier)) > a new poll released today shows donald trump 19 points ahead of senator ted cruz in new hampshire polling. the republican race remains tight in iowa... and tomorrow trump is holding a campaign rally here in las vegas. it's at the south point hotel and casino on the boulevard and silverado ranch. doors open at 11 a-m. the event begins at 1. trump will also make a guest appearance at the outdoor sportsman awards at the venetian at 7:00./// ((dave courvoisier)) > and former president bill clinton will stump for his wife hillary tomorrow -- also in las vegas. he's hosting an organizing event
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academy" on vegas drive near rancho. doors open at 6:30 p-m... the event starts at 7:15./// ((denise valdez)) > the jury in the otis holland trial will reconvene tomorrow morning. closing arguments were heard today in the trial of the former pastor accused of molesting several underage girls in his congregation. the jury had about half an hour to deliberate before court convened for the evening. holland could face life in prison if convicted./// ((denise valdez)) > the woman accused in last month's deadly strip crash now faces more charges. clark county district attorney filed 71 felony charges today against 24 year-old lakeisha holloway. she's accused of intentionally plowing her car into a crowd of pedestrians on the strip. among the charges... 34 counts of attempted murder and 34 counts of battery with a deadly weapon. a status check is scheduled for february fourth./// ((dave courvoisier)) > history was made in the nfl this evening. ron futrell is on the sports desk tonight with the development. ((ron futrell)) yeah, the buffalo bills have hired the
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coach in the history of the league. congratulatio ns to kathryn smith. she is the bills' new special teams quality control coach. smith spent last season working as an administrative assistant for bills assistant coaches on rex ryan's staff. before that she worked with the jets in various capacities./// ((ron futrell)) > big news in the world of u- f-c as well. conor mcgregor and rafael dos anjos are ready to face off in u-f-c 197. the fiery irishman gave us an exclusive interview... with his thoughts on floyd mayweather junior. that's coming up in sports. ((dave courvoisier)) thanks, ron. las vegas taxi cabs taking you --and your wallet-- for a ride. the scathing report that reveals how much riders are being ripped off. that's next./// < news music voice over: "you're watching 8 news now at 11 with
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courvoisiernevada taxicab authority today... saying their practices are ripping off folks who hail a cab in las vegas. ((denise valdez)) by 47-million dollars per year, to be exact. auditors were so critical of the taxicab authority, which regulates only clark county, that they recommended abolishing it altogether and turning its duties over to another agency. ((dave courvoisier)) so how exactly did auditors say customers are being ripped off? they started by pointing at a three-dollar credit card
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excessive. state agencies pay eight-and-a half cents to wells fargo per credit card transaction... and taxi agencies in other cities allow fees between around four to five percent of the total fare... that three dollar fee is about 17- percent of the total average fare in clark county... and auditors said it should be reduced to 90 cents at most -- immediately. ((denise valdez)) the audit also criticized the authority for approving rate hikes even though gas prices are going down... saying it's a windfall for cab companies. now, don't blame your cab driver. they don't see any of the money from these fees... and union representatives argue that they've tried to do away with them because passengers frequently mistake them for a tip, which hurts the driver's bottom line. ((dave courvoisier)) the report is a big talker on social media... tina writes that she is a former cab driver and that the authority wastes drivers' time and tax money. time and tax money. orlando thinks the authority should be fined and that money should be donated to our
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you can join the conversation right now on our facebook page./// ((dave courvoisier)) > it was another bad day on wall street... the dow jones industrial average dropped more than 500 points before rebounding to close down 249 points. the plunge was tied to a drop in crude oil prices. u-s crude is trading below 27 dollars a barrel due to an oversupply -- that's the lowest price since 2003./// ((denise valdez)) > we want to tell you about an open house for henderson parents regarding the plan to reorganize the clark county school district. the city of henderson is hosting the opportunity to give feedback tomorrow at the henderson convention center on water street. it's from 4:30 to 6:30. you'll be able to share your thoughts on funding and the city's role in the process. if you can't attend, an online survey is available through the city's website./// ((dave courvoisier)) > los angeles county's interim public health officer said today that sampling from the massive natural gas leak indicates there will be no long-term health risks to people exposed. the leak has been unstoppable
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and has been blamed for a variety of ailments. thousands in the surrounding community have been driven from their homes. it's expected to take several more months to stop the leak./// "from 8 news now, this is neighborhood weather with tedd florendo." ((tedd florendo)) < weather script here > ((denise valdez)) > are you
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booming tourism industry? if so... the culinary academy of las vegas is now accepting applications for training in 12 of its programs. sharie johnson has details.
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((sharie johnson)) workplace education and training is on the menu at the culinary academy of las vegas. ((yvonne thomas, scholarship recipient: new student i'm gonna take this and run as far away as i possibly can )) ((sharie johnson)) yvonne thomas is one of the first students to accept an application from the academy courtesy of findlay fiat and findlay cadillac. ((yvonne thomas, scholarship recipient: this is a second chance and really it's a first chance for me and i'm everything's out the way all the kids are grown now )) ((sharie johnson)) classes range between $450 and $3200. ((chris fava, ceo culinary academy of las vegas when they graduate from this training program, they get a certificate and that certificate is post secondary education certified nevada and recognized by our 28 premier strip properties partners as one year industry experience )) ((sharie johnson)) ceo chris fava says scholarships are available for a variety of areas including food and beverage, housekeeping, kitchen stewarding and more. ((chris fava, ceo culinary academy of las vegas the end result is real training resulting in real jobs that are wages of $15 or more depending on the capacity, sustainable careers and changing lives
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difference yvonne thomas says... is already made. ((yvonne thomas, scholarship recipient: i'm not gonna let them down, i'm not gonna let myself down )) ((sharie johnson)) sharie johnson, 8news now. > ((denise valdez)) > the irishman connor mcgregor is looking to dominate another class at u-f-c. ((ron futrell)) he's the king of the featherweight division... and he's looking to take over the lightweight division as well. an exclusive interview with 8 news now... and the nhl talked expansion today. a date has been set with vegas' future in mind. sports is next./// "from 8 news now, this is
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march 5th --- but the battle begins --- i guess whenever conor mcgregor says it begins --- ufc 197 is rafael dos anjos --- the champ --- against conor mcgregor --- the challenger, because he's moving up to the lightweight division. mcgregor showed up a wee bit late for today's news conference
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to worry --- he was fired up and ready to go with a non stop barrage at dos anjos --- who is from brazil, but now lives in california --- mcgregor is the brash irishman who has now become multi cultural --- (( im speaking spanish, im dressed like el chapo in his prime im running this company like half a wise guy. im up here verbally destroying this man --- i am a multi cultured individual, im here to do what ever i want )) so there you have it --- viva dublin --- mcgregor then took a bunch of selfies with the fans who showed up --- earlier this year floyd mayweather junior took some shots at mcgregor in the media --- mainly based on race and culture --- i asked conor for a reaction. ((he's done now lets be real here, its over. he is gone now. there's a new king in town he's young, he's handsome he's irish and he's already smoked floyd
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question would you box him? conor who knows what the future holds, who knows what the future holds, im open to discussion. )) also --- on march 5th --- holy holm with her first title defense since knocking out rhonda rousey --- she's taking on one of the best in the sport, meisha tate --- this is a dangerous fight for holm --- undefeated --- shes a great boxer --- but tate saw what happened to rousey so she'll probably work to take her down. march 5th mgm grand garden --- plenty of time to prepare for another irish invasion in vegas. ((ron futrell)) the nhl board of governors held a private meeting today to discuss expansion --- of course--- las vegas and quebec are the two cities looking to get expansion teams --- they have given no official word on how the meeting went --- they don't have to say anything and were not expected to --- but sources tell us they had a good
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continues and they have not put a timeline on expanding to las vegas. the owner of sinbin (dot) vegas --- ken boehlke says we need to hear by june if vegas is to get a team in 2017. ((ken boehlke we have one more shot at 2017 and that's if they make an announcement here in vegas at the nhl awards. that is about the absolute last chance we have. 15 months is about the shortest time frame they can do it in, so if they don't have an announcement before 15 months then it's not gonna happen in 2017. )) ((ron futrell)) nfl championship weekend and that means ---- what??? more tv sales !!! this story was put on the news feed so im reading it as is. a website called fatwallet.com does an annual tv buyer survey --- they say 1 out of 8 tv's bought every year are bought during this three week period before the super bowl. so, that means a lot of bargains out there right now --- prices on tv sets usually go down about 20% this time of year --- so a lot of things falling right now
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and 401k value --- this weekend on your new tv set you can watch new england at denver --- kickoff just after 12 noon sunday here on 8 news now --- patriots favored by three --- and after that, arizona plays at carolina, panthers favored by three. ((dave courvoisier)) > we're
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ninth planet in our solar system after all? ((denise valdez)) scientists say they've discovered a planet orbiting far beyond pluto. two researchers with cal tech have evidence that a giant planet is orbiting billions of miles away... and it has a mass ten times the size of earth. they started looking for the planet because they observed several other space objects swinging in similar orbits in the outer reaches of our solar system. there's a catch though: (( dr. mike brown /caltech: "we have not seen it yet. we have felt it. we have seen its gravitational influence but we haven't seen it." )) ((denise valdez)) now that the theory of this planet is out there, the researchers hope it can be located with a powerful telescope. it will be hard to see because it would be dimly lit that far away from our sun. the theoretical planet would be
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neptune in 1846. pluto was discovered in 1930, but it is has been classified as a dwarf planet since 2006./// ((dave courvoisier)) > that's all for us live at eleven. ((denise valdez)) the late show with stephen colbert is next. we'll see you back here tomorrow
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all
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