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this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > kirsten joyce > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce... brian has the day off. ((sherry swensk)) i'm sherry swensk. ((demetria obilor)) and i'm demetria obilor. roads are slick out there, so please be cautious. ((kirsten joyce)) we've got complete coverage for you across the valley.. and sherry... it seems we've welcomed back winter.. sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk we'll start out the week very chilly and wet today... but northerly winds will set up as we start out february and we'll dry out quickly over the next day or so. but it will take a while to warm up. ........... highs just in the 40s for the next couple of days. let's check the radar and see low elevation snow.
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higher areas around the valley for just a minute or two. .... gusty winds with a wind advisory thorugh tonight... gusts to 40 mph. ........... let's check rain totals which have been impressive - more than a quarter inch in some neighborhoods. ........... look how cool temps stay this week... just barely getting back into the low 50s by midweek. we struggle to make it even close to 60 degrees by the end of the week. but we do have a lot of nice sunshine through the week./// ((sherry swensk))
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lightning hit a tree next to the las vegas country club estates yesterday. the fire spread to the building and was quickly put out./// back to you! ((demetria obilor)) > be cautious on the roads ths morning. the wet, cold weather is
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conditions on our roads... ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live from i- 15 and desert inn... michael, what's it like out there now? ((michael stevens)) kirsten... the rain has stopped... but there's still a light drizzle coming down... making for some slippery conditions. earlier this morning the i-15 was riddled with emergency lights... as crews assisted drivers along the interstate. the rain isn't only causing some problems right now... the brunt of it started yesterday. just about every part of the valley saw rain. here's what it looked like on many roads across southern nevada. the roads were wet and slick... and a lot of drivers could be crashes. another factor out here on the roads is the wind... so you want to be careful behind the wheel. if you're heading up mount charleston...
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drive is required to get up the mountain. back out here live... traffic seems to be moving just fine... but of course... we still have some time before the morning rush hour really picks up. kirsten? kirsten joyce michael, do we know if mccarran airport is reporting any sort of delays? ((michael stevens)) kirsten... right now... everything looks good at mccarran. no delays to report. but yesterday... that wasn't the case. last night..ights to and from renwere nceled because of the wet weatheup north. ren?demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor back to you!
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> right now.. we're taking a live look at a massive fire outside of los angeles... it erupted in glassell park.. not much information about it just yet.. but as you can see.. the fire is just massive and there are at least 120 firefighters on scene. we will coninue to keep you updated on this as we learn more information./// ((kirsten joyce)) > investigators are trying to figure out what caused a deadly fire in north las vegas. the mobile home went up in
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near carey and pecos. firefighters rescued a man inside.. who was taken to umc trauma in extremely critical condition.. where he later died./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a new ambulance company will begin responding to calls today. in january, the clark county commission gave the green light to "community ambulance" ... they will operate in about 150- square miles in clark county. prior to this, "community ambulance" was licensed to work in henderson, boulder city and federal lands. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > the race to the white house officially kicks off today.. a look at the iowa caucus... as nevada gears up to host our own. > plus.. big change coming to a busy stretch. demetria shows you what's going to happen to rainbow boulevard.in "what's driving you crazy?"///
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but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider with high-speed internet from centurylink. morning after a powerful storm caused downpours, powerful winds and even snow. ((sherry swensk)) the storm is to blame for the death of at least one person. in some places, rain fell at a rate of an inch an hour in the southern part of the state.. it caused flooding.. event mudslides in some areas. the storm also brought along powerful wind gusts.... knocking over a tree onto four cars.. killing 1 person, in san diego. downed trees also fell onto
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at one point, leaving more than 140- thousand people without power./// ((sherry swensk)) > all that wild weather caused some problems on the green. the farmers insurance open was delayed three different times yesterday... until they finally decided to push the tourney back until this morning. as you can see.. mother nature was really wreaking havoc at the golf course./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and it's pretty fitting that we saw some wild weather on sunday... ((sherry swensk)) because yesterday marked 37 years since the winter storm of '79. 7 point 4 inches of snow fell across the valley.. it was definitely a sight to see... as the strip looked like a winter wonderland./// sherry how's the weather today?
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we'll start out the week very chilly and wet today... but northerly winds will set up as we start out february and we'll dry out quickly over the next day or so. but it will take a while to warm up. ........... highs just in the 40s for the next couple of days. let's check the radar and see that we have rain and even some low elevation snow. we could see some flakes in higher areas around the valley for just a minute or two. .... gusty winds with a wind advisory thorugh tonight... gusts to 40 mph. ........... let's check rain totals which
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a quarter inch in some neighborhoods. ........... look how cool temps stay this week... just barely getting back into the low 50s by midweek. we struggle to make it even close to 60 degrees by the end of the week. but we do have a lot of nice sunshine through the week./// demetria, how are the roads this morning?
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roads are very slick in henderson. this is stephanie
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the stephanie street bridge just down early last month.... will remain closed through april for construction. film crews expected to be out on flamingo overnight between the strip and koval --expect full closures. < > < > back to you!
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votes in the 2016 president election will be cast tonight in iowa. the latest bloomberg/des moines register poll has donald trump leading the gop race in iowa at 28 percent.. .. ted cruz has 23 percent. and on the democratic side.. hillary clinton leads with 45- percent in iowa... followed by bernie sanders with 42- percent. with polls showing a tight race, the candidates made their closing arguments to voters sunday. marlie hall has the latest from des moines, iowa. hoping to dampen donald trump's momentum... texas senator ted cruz made his final pitch to iowa voters sunday... (ted cruz/ des moines) if everyone here brings nine other people to the caucuses tomorrow night, we will win the caucuses tomorrow, we will win the nomination, and we will win the general election in november 2016 during an event in sioux
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time labeling cruz dishonest and deceptive for sending out this flier... (trump /sioux city, ia) a voter violation. you see this? official documentation sent to voters, then they have grade for terrible. it's a fraud. ( marlie hall/ cbs news / des moines, ia) forecasts here in iowa are calling for snow in parts of the state beginning tonight ...which could have an impact on voter turnout. volunteers for both bernie sanders and hillary clinton knocked on doors and made calls late into the night... as the two candidates made their closing arguments: (sanders) "together, we're going to create an economy that works for all of us, not just the 1 percent." (clinton) "i will stand up and fight for you every day of this campaign, and when we win, i will stand up for you every day." clinton lost iowa during her presidential bid in 2008. political analysts say this time around the former secretary of state is working on her likability. (prof. kelly winfrey / iowa state
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on her relationships with people // she's focused a little more on middle- class issues. with polls showing tight races on both sides...the fight for iowa could come down to the wire. marlie hall cbs news des moines, iowa. ((kirsten joyce)) the nevada caucus is scheduled for the 20-th of this month./// ((kirsten joyce)) > world health organization leaders meet in geneva today...to discuss ways to combat the zika virus. they are considering whether to declare the mosquito- born virus a global emergency. the zika virus has been linked to a rare birth defect ...... in thousands of babies...mostly in south america./// ((kirsten joyce)) > general motors is kicking off its efforts to build self-driving cars . its team.... dedicated to that cause... start their first day today. the new department will be led by one of g-m's vice presidents. its goal it to figure out a strategy to make g-m the leader in self- driving technology. the move shows self-driving cars are not just a concept for g-m any more.... but the company sees them as something that can work in the real world.///
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the risk for autism could begin before a child is even born... how a mothers weight .... could increase the baby's chance of developing the disorder. > and it's time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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strip... las vegas does not horse around.. ((kirsten joyce)) literally! las vegas boulevard was shut down saturday morning.. for the opening of budweiser's beer park at paris. the famous clydesdales horses were on hand for the occasion.. and trotted down the strip. the roof top bar and grill has more than 100 different kinds of beers in cans and bottles... and 36 on tap./// demetria, what's driving people
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demetria obilor this month, the county expects to start a big flood control/widenin g project on rainbow boulevard. if you live in the southwest part of town, listen up. this is a 420-day project that will begin with the widening of rainbow boulevard to three lanes (each direction) between sunset and russell road. after the widening is done, crews will cut down the center of rainbow and install flood control facilities. there are three schools in the area and a bunch of local businesses, so this stretch can get pretty busy, so the county is taking special precautions. for example, all school walk routes will be left alone 30 minutes before and after school. crews are also required to keep two, 10- foot wide travel lanes open, in both directions, on rainbow, sunset and russell between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. when work begins, you may want to start using buffalo or jones
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hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. back to you. ((kirsten joyce)) > we continue to monitor that massive fire at a commercial building outside of los angeles. this is a live look at the scene. fire crews say it began shortly before 6am.. more than 100- firefighters are on scene battling the flames.. investigators say the fire is is being fueled by combustible storage and propane cylinders. so far, no injuries have been reported. we will coninue to keep you updated on this as we learn more information./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a new study suggests that some risk factors for autism may be preventable. danielle nottingham has more
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diabetes and obesity are at epidemic levels in women of child bearing age.. and now a new study is linking the two conditions to autism risk. (dr. dani fallin/johns hopkins bloomberg school of public health) we found that mothers who were obese and diabetic during pregnancy had a risk four times greater than mothers who didn't of the child developing autism the study published in the journal pediatrics also found a higher autism risk in mothers who developed gestational diabetes. (danielle nottingham/la) researchers say obesity and diabetes are related to inflammation that put stress on the body. (dr. dani fallin/johns hopkins bloomberg school of public health) there are many hypotheses about how a disrupted immune system during brain development can create developmental disabilities dr. paul wang from autism speaks says the study reinforces what has become a leading research theory on autism risk. (dr. paul wang/autism speaks) i think it's very clear actually. that the processes that underlie autism in a large majority of cases start before birth. that is true for genetic factors, true for things like
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experts say it's important for moms to maintain a healthy weight before and during pregnancy. danielle nottingham, cbs news los angeles. ((kirsten joyce)) it's estimated that 1 in 68 children have autism in the united states./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the big game fun.. has begun! we'll take a look at super bowl city... and the events leading up to this weekend's battle between the broncos and the panthers.///
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< michael stevens isstevens is live talking about the wet commute > ((sherry swensk)) > plus... old man winter... is making a stop in the valley.. i'm tracking the radar.. and snow has been falling across areas of the valley and clark
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get out the warmer coats for your monday! ((kirsten joyce)) > and.. a las vegas woman is going down in the history books.. her world record run... that had her pounding the pavement for nearly 2 days straight!/// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > good morning, and thanks for waking joining us on this monday... i'm kirsten joyce, brian has the day off. we start the week... with some wild weather.. here in the valley, it's been stormy and rainy.. and a winter storm hit the northern part of our state. let's send things over to sherry.. who is tracking the radar. sherry? sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk we'll start out the week very chilly and wet today... but northerly winds will set up as we start out february and we'll dry out quickly over the next day or so. but it will take a while to warm up. ...........
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next couple of days. let's check the radar and see that we have rain and even some low elevation snow. we could see some flakes in higher areas around the valley for just a minute or two. it's snowing in boulder city right now! .... gusty winds with a wind advisory thorugh tonight... gusts to 40 mph. back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) > the weather
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northern part of the state.. ((demetria obilor)) this was the scene on i-80 at the california- nevada state line yesterday... the snowy conditions and slick roads caused a pileup with nearly 30 vehicles. the interstate was shut down in both directions for about 3 hours. and several flights were canceled or delayed at the reno- tahoe international airport... 7- inches of snow fell there... setting a new record./// demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor
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your surface streets. crash at maryland parkway and trop. crash on lake mead and mlk. crash on charleston and lamb. taking a live look at i- 15/sahara with our rio camera now... < > back to you! kirsten joyce > a number of > as demetria mentioned... a number of accidents have
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8 news now reporter michael stevens is live from i-15 and desert inn with a closer look at the conditions. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) kirsten... the rain has stopped but the roads... are still very wet. luckily, there's not much traffic along i- 15... cause it's still early... but of course, that's going to change very soon. already this morning... we've seen emergency crews helping drivers along the interstate. from our vantage point... everything seems to be moving smoothly. earlier -- there was a crash near spring mountain but that's been cleared up. as police always say -- when it rains... leave extra time... drive slow... and be especially careful for pedestrians and other driverwe'll be out he all morningng...eping tra y changes in ur driving cdions -- youn also follow us on twitterfor up to the minute updates.rsten? kiren joyce)) > michael...veou heard of any floodingrosshe valle (iaevens)) kirsten... fore arriving here we dideck se common trouble spots the valley... so, flooding doesn't look to be ch of an issue right nowck to you.((kirsten joyce)) > north lasvegasocsay a man was killed was ossing the road.is happened sunday morningar camino al norte and lonemountain. vestigars say a 44- year- d man crossed in front of a bus anwas struck by a car in the road. so f,0- people have died ina trf lated crashes inark county. that's 5 mortn this timest year.///
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the source officially opened its doors this weekend.. it's located on rainbow near hara.even state senarigerblom was on hanf thelebrations.e company also gave folks formation aut getting their medical marijuana cards. /((kirsten joyce)) > a local woman wants to educate people about service animals after an incident at a restaurant.. 8 on your side's michelle mortensen steps in... after they told her to leave the establishment./// ((kirsten joyce)) > there's a
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> there's a lot going on in the forecast this morning... all over the state... and it's making for a slippery commute. let's turn things over to sherry and demetria.. who are tracking the radar and keeping an eye on the roads./// sherry how's the weather today? sherry swensk we've got snow in southern nevada this morning... and it's windy in the north end of las vegas! ........... highs just in the 40s for the
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let's check the radar and see that we have rain and even some low elevation snow. we could see some flakes in higher areas around the valley for just a minute or two. .... gusty winds with a wind advisory thorugh tonight... gusts to 40 mph. ........... could see some light showers through the morning and it will take a while to dry out - but the north winds will help. a chilly week is on the way. --viewer scott allen sent these to us on facebook --looks like snow in anthem --you can also post your photos to our 8 news now facebook page./// --pic from viewer, louise carlson --called in to say it's "snowing like crazy" in boulder city! --you can post your weather photos to our 8 news now facebook page..
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demetria, how are the roads this
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big crash on southbound 95 near decatur. two cars were facing the wrong
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hov lane blocked, as well as the shoulders. traffic delays quickly spreading west. < > < > back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) > a local woman says she was turned away at a restaurant because of her service dog. she wanted an apology and turned to 8 on your side consumer advocate michelle mortensen to get one.
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legally, service dogs are welcome in any restaurant. the american with disabilities act says service animals may accompany people in all areas where the public is allowed. which is why a woman named brandi reached out to me via email for some help. she says she was asked to leave a local fast food chain because she had her service dog with her. she didn't want to go on camera... but she did want me to investigate and see what i could do about the problem she had. well, after management was made aware of the situation ... they decided to review security footage to confirm her story. once they did that ... they did issued a formal apology to brandi and gave her a refund for her meal. brandi was satisfied with the way things turned out .. and she hopes this story educates more people about service animal rights. that's our same hope, as well. with 8 on your side, i'm michelle mortensen.///
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call michelle on the hotline at (702) 650-1907./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the super bowl is just days away.. but it's not the big game that everyone's talking about.. what stole the show... as the carolina panthers made their way to california. plus... ((charlie ahead on cbs this morning-- we have a team of correspondents on the campaign trail in iowa ahead of tonight's caucuses. plus- hillary clinton will be with us. and- john dickerson looks at the potential outcomes. the news is back in the morning.
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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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reached a contract agreement with cox cable. we've posted a list of options for cox subscribers to continue to see 8 news now on our website in the event that an agreement isn't struck soon. that means.. you may have to find another way to watch this sunday's super bowl... we will also continue to provude updates on the negotioations./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the denver broncos and the carolina panthers will duke it out on superbowl sunday. and 8 news now is giving away 25-hundred dollars during our special newscast after the super bowl. to enter.. just head to our website.. las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top of the page./// ((sherry swensk)) > the excitement for super bowl 50 is already building san francisco. the broncos and panthers arrived sunday while events all over the bay area kicked off this weekend.
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fun from san francisco. the nfl experience. nat of guys - yeah super bowl 50! and super bowl city nat: we want to welcome everyone to the super bowl 50 both got marching over the weekend marching band nats people from all around the san francisco area came to play. like jennifer roliffe, who isn't shy about getting into the game (spikes the ball) or whos she's rooting for. (sot: jennifer roliffe/broncos fan) (:26-:32) this is awesome, super awesome. just like the broncos are going to do, after a touchdown spike that ball!) security is tight at all the events officers with long guns and dressed in swat gear are easily noticeable, but it didn't stop thousands of people from coming out. sot: p.j. johnston/super bowl host committee (:43- :49) we expect tens of thousands every day. probably a million people or more to the region over the course of super bowl week. (standup bridge: jamie yuccas, cbs news, san francisco) (:50- 1:02) the bonus weekend was a touchdown for locals. they got a nice head start on thousands of football fans who
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both events have interactive exhibits, games and plenty of places to take a selfie. (cop nats: you want to look good now!) but for most families it was all about having fun together. jamie: why did you bring him? because it's awesome (big hearty laugh) we're obviously football fans the city also got into the spirit. they re- lit the bay bridge and set off fireworks - all kicking off a week of memorable moments ahead of superbowl 50 jy cbs news sf ((sherry swensk)) media day will be held at night for the very first time tonight. and by the way.. our very own 8 news now sports anchor chris maathius is in the bay area.. so you can look forward to his reports leading up to sunday's big game.//// ((sherry swensk)) > and the best of the league hit the field this weekend in the pro bowl game. some of nfl's top players duke it out in hawaii.
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captained by hall of fame wide receivers michael irvin and jerry rice. team irvin beat team rice... 49 to 27./// ((demetria obilor)) > forget the super bowl.. it's carolina panthers' cam newton's fashion that is really stealing the spotlight. check this out.. everyone is talking about his pants that he wore while heading to the super bowl this weekend. he made quite the fashion statement in these versace zebra- lion- tiger- print pants.. and if you're looking to don a pair... they cost about 850 bucks and are reportedly sold- out online.///
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-- double rainbow -- summerlin parkway and 215 from sunday sherry swensk we'll start out the week very chilly and wet today... but northerly winds will set up as we start out february and we'll dry out quickly over the next day or so. but it will take a while to warm up. ...........
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this one of sloan canyon..... ....................... highs just in the 40s for the next couple of days. let's check the radar and see that we have rain and even some low elevation snow. .... gusty winds with a wind advisory thorugh tonight... gusts to 40 mph. and the snow will last just a while today... this morning. cool highs under 50 degrees for the next couple of days then sunny and warmer as the week goes on. demetria, how are the roads this morning? demetria obilor < > < > back to you!
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((kirsten joyce)) > more than 100- firefighters continue to battle the massive fire at a commercial building outside of los angeles. this is a live look .. fire crews say it began shortly before 6am.. investigators say the fire is is being fueled by combustible storage and propane cylinders. so far, no injuries have been
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we will continue to keep you updated on this as we learn more information./// ((kirsten joyce)) > another world record set.. for a las vegas runner... how long it took this woman to run 135 miles nonstop.. between the welcome signs on the strip and downtown.///
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just opened and right now, the dow is down 141 points. january was a rough month on wall street. the dow lost five- and a half percent of its value... and the nasdaq fell 8- percent./// ((kirsten joyce)) > las vegas runner and 5 time cancer survivor, helene neville added another world record to her resume this weekend. she crossed the finish line saturday night on fremont street... neville ran 135 miles in about 35 hours...
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welcome to las vegas sign on the strip.. and the one on fremont street at slotszilla. she did this to thank the las vegas community for their support.. while she set a previous record.. running the perimeter of the u-s. 8 news now camera crews were with her at the welcome to las vegas sign ... when she started this incredible feat on friday morning. she said she was nervous.. but so thrilled to do this and hopes to encourage people to "rethink impossible."/// > thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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