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one member of the media from the west got in a question. so we couldn't ask him about about las vegas the gaming the raiders or stadium in las vegas although he did touch on raiders owner mark davis (( roger goodell/nfl commissioner "primary interest i have is in the integrity of the game so that's why we've opposed sports gambling in the past mark davis has a lot of options the league supports both these teams" mark davis/raiders owner question mark of the commissioner mentioned you have a lot of options and one of those options is certain las vegas if sheldon adelson on the folks get behind the stadium can talk about that "what happens in
keep it there ok i really want to talk about this game is there a market for this i believe it can be" clark hunt kansas city chiefs ceo "now if any team whether the raiders or somebody else applied to move to las vegas it would be considered in the same like in any market the things that the league would look for would be the same in any market." john mara ny giants owner "listen my personal hope is that he stays in oakland because i think it's a great market if that ends up being his only choice that is something we would have to discuss" ))
people are expected to watch the superbowl on sunday. ((dave courvoisier)) it's become one of the biggest parties of the year. 8 news now anchor paul joncich has a look at how southern nevadans are getting ready. ((paul joncich)) according to national surveys, america's surveys, america's favorite super bowl party food is: pizza and chicken wings. but you need more than that for a successful super bowl party. today southern nevadans were stocking up on the essentials. ((paul joncich)) ((trk)) if you're hosting a party, one of the essentials is a top of the line t.v. the good news, flat screen prices are down significantly
((11:56:20 mason webb/best deal owner: 'for me at least, i like a big huge screen, that's my bread and butter, so i'd be going with a 65 inch vizio we got those going right now from $699.")) ((paul joncich)) mason webb's best deal store on t.v.'s. he has an extra 200 in stock and weekend. he says super bowl week ranks right up there with black friday as the best time to buy a t.v. ((11:55:21 mason webb: "right now we're in a world of tvs that were going from one format to the next, from 1080 to 4k so everyone is kinda like well i want to get the new thing and it's super bowl, so why not enjoy super bowl on a new t.v. ")) ((paul joncich)) ((nat sound of cashier)) across town, lee's discount liquor has extra staff on hand, preparing for an onslaught of customers. ((10:49:56 ignacio trillo/lee's liquors: "i know tomorrow and sunday are going to be the really really big days.")) ((paul joncich)) in the booze business, beer is still king on super sunday. but people are buying everything from fireball whiskey, to high end wine....like this chateau latour at 18- hundred dollars a bottle.
((paul joncich)) and super bowl sunday is the busiest day of the year for pizza makers. for example, pizza hut has enough supplies on hand to seel more than 2 million pizzas and 5 million chicken wings./// thanks ((dave courvoisier)) > if you or anyone you know plans on drinking during the big game... we want to you remind you not to get behind the wheel. all local law enforcement will all weekend long... nhp... and henderson. those without a designated driver have several options... you can use your smartphone to get a ride from uber or lift... triple-a will offer free rides and towing through it's "tipsy tow" service... and of course you can always call a cab./// ((paula francis)) > the weather for sunday's game in california should be great... and as tedd florendo has been telling us... the same goes for here in the valley... right tedd?
gorgeous day this afternoon with clear skies and some light cloud cover expected this evenig, but mainly clear. temps near average now and breezes around the valley, stronger winds for the colorado river. and we're warmer than yesterday at this time. ............................... ............... evening planner showing a cool evening. north breezes around tonight, and we go from the 50's to the high 40's by late tonight. 47 by 8 newsnow and 11. ............................... ...................... weekend forecast looks good with everyday getting warmer. 60's for a few days then 70's on the way for a good stretch of days. we'll show you the superbowl forecast coming up supporters of the oregon refuge occupation involving the son's of nevada
rest one of their own today. you might recall robert lavoy finicum was shot and killed late last month by authorities during a pursuit. his funeral was held in kanab, utah. on the south side of the state near the arizona border. 8 news now's mauricio marin is the only local reporter there. he's live with more. ((mauricio marin)) hundreds came out to finicum's funeral today at this church behind me. strong words from the family. defending their father's action. saying he did nothing wrong but stand up for liberty. many of the occupation supporters from all around the country came out to the funeral. as they carried out finicum's casket from the funeral service...it was followed by a procession. nevada rancher cliven bundy was among those in attendance. he had his own standoff with the federal government back in 20-14 over unpaid grazing fees. in this latest case---involving bundy's son's in oregon...finicum 's adult children say he thought long and hard before working to be along
and they say their father was defending the constiution but not at gun point. ((thara tenney/finicum's daughter: "many believed while on the refuge in oregon he spent time covered up by a blue tarp defending that outpost at gunpoint that is a false narrative. i was there.")) authorities say 54 year old finicum was reaching for a weapon during the confrontation when they tried pulling him over and others involved in the oregon occupation. the son's of cliven bundy involved in the oregon incident have been indicted on several charges including conspiracy. ((mauricio marin)) finicum's family say he had his hands up and denounced the deadly use of force authorities used against him. they plan to keep fighting for constiutional rights and working to see the feds don't overstep their authority. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((paula francis)) mauricio...how was the feeling like out there? any hostility?
large presence by local sheriff peaceful. some supporters carried around american flags and rallied around for finicum. but overall---we didn't see any incidents. back to you./// ((dave courvoisier)) > governor brian sandoval is taking steps to address the state's teacher shortage. today... he signed an emergency regulation... allowing the state to issue temporary teaching credentials good for up to a year... to hire teachers who are working on getting fully licensed in nevada. patrick walker is live in the newsroom with how this will help the clark county school district. ((patrick walker)) dave... the big takeaway here is that the clark county school district can hire teachers who are certified in other states and want to work here. they can get into a classroom and teach... while working on meeting nevada-specific credentials required by the state's board of education. right now... the district is 709 teachers short. statewide... the number is about one-thousand.
but can be made permanent by lawmakers. the governor's office says this comes after a change in federal law that put federal funding in jeopardy if the state issued temporary teaching licenses. the clark county school district has about 18- thousand teachers... and anywhere from 7-9 percent leave the district annually... which is anywhere from 13-hundred to 16-hundred teachers. last year... the school district hired 2- thousand teachers... and interim human resources director michael gentry says this helps the district get a jump on having teachers in every classroom come next school year. ((michael gentry/interim chief hr officer: "we currently have 709 openings right now, so my plan is simply to find 2,700 great teachers and hire them as fast as possible.")) ((patrick walker)) gentry says about 3/4 of the candidates the district looked at last year were from out- of-state. but the program also applies to qualified people living in the state as well... who meet most of the requirements to teach but are lacking final certification. ((patrick walker)) with today's declaration... the school district says they can immediately begin puting new... pre- screened teachers in classrooms. dave...
school district have any candidates already under consideration? ((patrick walker)) the human resources director says there are 30 people ready to be hired as soon as next week. they will also re-visit a pool of about 400 people that were pre- screened last year... to see if any are still interested in teaching here. /// ((dave courvoisier)) > a former president making a stop in las vegas. ((paula francis)) what bill clinton has planned for this weekend... while in town campaigning for
((da the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
for his wife in southern nevada this weekend. he's hosting an event tonight... at the united brotherhood of carpenters international training center. and tomorrow.. he'll head to pahrump to campaign for
hillary clinton at manse elementary school./// ((dave courvoisier)) > and democratic candidates, bernie sanders and hillary clinton faced off in their first one- on- one debate last night. it was held in new hampshire.. just ahead of the state's primary on tuesday. sanders and clinton sparred over several topics.. including progressive values and campaign finance reform: clinton is trailing sanders in the new hampshire polls.
republicans.. 7 of the 9 contenders will face off in a debate tomorrow night./// ((dave courvoisier)) > we are through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30./// ((paula francis)) > nevada's health exchange saw a record number of enrollments at the start of 2016. just over 88- thousand people signed up for coverage through nevada health link during open enrollment... which ended monday. that's 20- percent more people than last year! federal health officials say nevada's enrollment growth was the highest increase of any state during the last week of open enrollment./// ((weather toss)) < tedd florendo >nice weather today and tranquil too despite some breezes down the colorado river valley. winds not so bad right now for
yesterday at this time. .......... mid to high 50''s with some afternoon. cool in kyle canyon and expecting some chilly conditions tonight and overnight, although nights. ............... regional temps in the 60's this afternoon for the colorado river valley with mid 60's this afternoon in laughlin. very mild late today in death valley and cold already for the southern great basin near the freezing mark already by afternoon. ............................... ............. superbowl sunday looks great with a high of 65. could see some north breezes, but otherwise sunny and nice conditions expected. very comfortable too. ............................... ................ we've been tracking that coastal storm overnight in the east coast that brought snow for the mid- atlantic up the northeast. most neighborhoods received about 5 inches or less as this storm hugged the coast but moved very quickly to the north. now it's up near canadian maritimes. ............................... ..................... flight delays seem to be in new york and boston. those are the major delays this the storm.
elsewhere airports seem to be running smoothly so far. ............................... ........................ clear skies right now with the low bringing rain and snow in the pacific northwest again. high pressure off the coast will bring a big bubble of warm air over the region and keep us dry and warmer than normal by next week. and it's going to stay that way for a while as it stays nearly stationary. ............................... ........................ tonight 39 for the low and chilly again. a few clouds around with north breezes expected. tomorrow expect a high of 60. sunny and seasonal tomorrow with temps near average. winds up to 10 at times. ............................... ........................ recreation forecast shows 45 for forecast shows 45 for mount charleston with cool breezes. red rock at 56 by afternoon. lake mead 63 but could be gusty
through laughlin at 65 for their high. ............................... .......................... extended forecast showing 60's for a few days, then the 70's next week with more sunshine. staying dry for a while. maybe addtional clouds a week from today. ((paula francis)) > wisconsin police.. still under pressure because of a tv documentary. ((dave courvoisier)) > how they're addressing a recent murder... and the question of whether it's connected to a netflix series. ((paula francis)) > the zika outbreak... taking away from "carnivale". what some south american cities are doing to protect residents... amid the holiday celebrations./// <
courvoisier. the news of southern nevada is now.")) > ((paula francis)) > extreme sports fans are mourning the death of b-m-x star dave mirra. police say the 41-year-old was found inside his truck with a self- inflicted gunshot wound... yesterday in north carolina. he did not leave any sort of suicide note.
mirra posted a message on instagram to his wife.. saying "my rock! thank god." dave mirra also leaves behind two young daughters./// ((dave courvoisier)) > one person is dead and several others hurt after a crane collapsed in manhattan this morning. the crane... which was taller than two city blocks... came crashing down just before 8-30, crushing several cars. according to the mayor... crews were working to secure the crane from the weather when it collapsed. inspectors are now looking into not only what caused the collapse... but whether buildings struck by the falling crane were seriously damaged./// ((voice of: glenn corbett/fire and rescue expert - "one of their concerns is going to be, 'did that destabilize any of these other structures there?' of course, with some of the previous crane collapses we've had, that's been the case.")) ((dave courvoisier)) the mayor said the crane passed inspection just yesterday. and because of today's collapse, he has ordered all 409 cranes operating in the city to be secured. police and buildings department
((paula francis)) > carnival gets underway in brazil... but the outbreak of the zika virus is halting some of the country's celebrations. while the holiday will still be celebrated... some cities are redirecting some of the budget to continue the fight against the mosquito responsible for spreading the virus. zika is linked to thousands of cases of a serious birth defect.. some here in the u-s. the c-d-c advises anyone who's pregnant or might be.. to avoid traveling to the affected regions./// ((dave courvoisier)) > a small wisconsin town remains in the spotlight following the netflix series "making a murderer"... but police say it has nothing to do with the town's first shooting in more than a decade: ((reporter:"i'll ask a question that nobody else seems to want to ask at this point: does this have any connection with the avery case? let's get this cleared up, one way or the other." capt. larry zimney//manitowoc police - "there is no connection to the avery case, whatsoever.")) ((dave courvoisier)) the show points to possible police coverup in the murder investigation of steven avery.. who is serving a life sentence in prison. this morning's shooting left a
after answering a knock at the door. earlier this week... someone called in a bomb threat to the police department... asking for "justice for steven".. but the threat never materialized./// ((dave courvoisier)) > predicting the future. ((paula francis)) what some carolina fans believe is a "sign" that their team will win on super bowl sunday. ((dave courvoisier)) > and preventing deadly crashes at local bus stops. coming up tonight at six... the work being done to improve safety... after two people already lost their lives in similar wrecks./// ((coming up... the cdc's new guidelines for preventing the zika virus. plus, while his team battles for a win on sunday... this coach fights a battle of his own... off the field. coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. )) <
campus. students who have a cumulative gpa of 3.25 or higher.. will be eligble for academic scholarships./// ((dave courvoisier)) > downtown las vegas is preparing for the return of first friday tonight. the popular monthly arts and culture festival went dark last october... but kicks off tonight... with the theme "back to our future". it runs from 5 to 11 pm downtown. an art walk... kid zone and dance lessons will all be featured alongside dozens of food trucks. the free event typically draws up to 20- thousand people of all ages./// ((paula francis)) > football fans in north carolina believe they can see the future.. and they're claiming they know the
final score at super bowl 50. a pair of signs along an east coast highway show how far apart the cities of newton and denver are. but locals see it as a sign of what's to come this sunday... with newton representing the panthers quarterback cam newton... and denver... meaning the denver broncos. both signs have the panthers winning... either 20 to 7 or 25 to 12.
>> pelley: in a new national poll, sanders pulls even with clinton. >> i know what needs to be done, k and i will do it. >> pelley: also tonight, new c.d.c. advice for stopping the sexual transmission of zika virus. a deadly shoot-out ends theat crime spree of a couple that the cops called bonnie and clyde. and, steve hartman with a prediction from a super bowl coach. >> none of us is going to get out of this thing alive. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. hillary clinton's once- commanding lead over bernie