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republican presidential candidates have been stumping all across the state... florida senator marco rubio hosted a rally here in las vegas at the silverton hotel and casino. while ted cruz spent time pounding the pavement in northern nevada. and front runner donald trump hosted a rally in sparks. trump is expected to be back in las vegas tonight for a rally at treasure island starting at 8 o'clock. and we are your local election headquarters for the latest on the race! karen castro joins us live at a polling site near horizon ridge and seven hills. ((denise valdez)) > today... florida senator marco rubio made
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overall, trump has 67 delegates, ted cruz has 11 and marco rubio has 10. steve sebilius joins us with some anaylisis on tonight's caucus. steve, four years ago, the republican caucus process was frought with delays. what is being done this year to avoid that? ((denise valdez)) ((steve sebelius)) ((paul joncich))
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steve sebilius joins us with some anaylisis on tonight's caucus. steve, four years ago, the republican caucus process was frought with delays. what is being done this year to avoid that? ((denise valdez)) ((steve sebelius)) ((karen castro)) >it's a little
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school cafeteria. but this is where the caucus will be held in just about an hour. i'm told preparations are underway. party leaders are on campus getting everything ready and making sure it runs smoothly. coronado high school was also a caucus site on saturday... and i'm told there was a large turnout. a site manager tells me they also expect a large turnout today... 27 precincts are located at coronado high school. if 100-percent of the registered voters assigned to this site show up... that translates to as many as
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caucus today coronado high school. but realistically, they expect about 24- hundred voters. ((karen castro)) > ((denise valdez)) > and karen, voters don't have to show up exactly at 5 p-m, right? ((karen exactly at 5 p-m, right? ((karen
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they can show up at their designated causus site any time between 5 and 9 o'clock... and after casting their ballot, they also don't have to stick around. ((denise valdez)) > today... florida senator marco rubio made an early stop in the valley... he spoke with a select group of
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inside the silverton casino. ((paul joncich)) michael stevens was with rubio this morning... he joins us from the newsroom with what the canidate had to say.. ((michael stevens)) marco rubio came off confident before speaking to a number of supporters this morning. he told reporters he's not focused on trump... instead his eyes are on picking up more delegates in the race... and he thinks he can do that tonight: ((sen. marco rubio // (r) presidential candidate: we feel good about our team on the ground here. it's a very unpredictable process -- you're basically going in blind in the sense there's no polling that's accurate -- it's a unique process... that's only been around for a couple of cycles so we feel good about it but i don't think anyone really knows what's going to happen tonight. )) ((michael stevens)) rubio was asked if he plans on tweaking his strategy... to knock off front-runner donald trump? the florida senator said he's not changing a thing: ((sen. marco rubio // (r) presidential candidate: seventy percent of republicans don't want donald trump to be their nominee. so he's in the lead because that 70% is divided up against so many people -- and every time someone drops out of the race we only grow stronger -- governor bush suspended his campaign. i'm sure we picked up more than a fair share of his supporters -- so we're going to continue to be who we are -- and running on
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about what that's going to mean. )) ((michael stevens)) marco rubio didn't shy away from the president's recent announcement to shut down guantanamo bay. he says voters have the right to be frustrated and points to obama's move as one reason why: ((sen. marco rubio // (r) presidential candidate: it makes no sense to me. this is part of an on-going strategy this president has i believe of just continuing to weaken america on the global stage. when i'm president of the united states when we capture terrorists alive they're going to guantanamo. )) ((michael stevens)) marco rubio is fighting to prove he can build on his recent momentum. and says he thinks this is the most unpredictable of all the races so far. reporting from the newsroom... michael stevens... 8 news now. ((paul joncich)) going into tonight... overall, trump has 67 delegates, ted cruz has 11 and marco rubio has 10. ((paul joncich)) > and don't forget 8 news now is your local election headquarters for tonight's caucus and the entire 2016 campaign. watch a special edition of politics now tonight at 7:30... and your complete caucus coverage at 11./// ((denise valdez)) > a breezy day
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is this going to set the trend for the rest of the week? ((tedd florendo)) >not the entire week. unless you live down the colorado river valley where laughlin and bullhead city notorious for those strong gusts. ............................... ............. right now le''s focus on the valley where the temps around 62 degrees winds less than 10. yesterday i said breezy not windy, and you can see we had a lot less wind today than yesterday. gusts up to 17 right now with earlier gusts up to 25. but notice big temperature change. ............................... ............ winds this evening will calm down even more, but notivce where the blue and yellow colors are? that's southern clark county indicating we could still have some leftover breezes there through the week. ............................... .................. evening planner shows temps cooling off to some chilly 40's by late night. mostly clear skies and calmer winds will actually make the temps drop even more. ((tedd florendo)) >
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still looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting in the valley. ((denise valdez)) what police beleive believe led up to the shooting and the person they're now looking for who they believe can give them some answers. /// ((denise valdez)) > police are
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deadly shooting near nellis air force base. it happened near craig and las vegas boulevard early this morning... police are now looking for 21 year old colton brantano. police say this started as an argument between two groups who knew each other. investigators tell us one group tried to get someone to come outside.. and started damaging one of the vehicles to try to lure them out of the apartment. officers say that's when the victim was shot and killed. if you have any information, please call crimestoppers./// ((paul joncich)) > some of the people close to the woman who was found dead in a laundry chute at the d are looking for answers. police have closed the investiation into the death of 26- year- old kalli medina- brown. saying they do not believe she
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friends say brown worked as a legal secretary and was known to be very responsible... and it's not like her to wander off alone. they think she somehow got separated from everyone. the girls have been friends since grade school... calling themselves the three musketeers: (( carly worrell/medina- brown's best friend "i just ask god that she didn't hurt. that she wasn't scared. or she didn't feel alone or helpless." sierra roraback/medina- brown's best friend "there has to be justice. in order to have closure on the situation and sleep a little better or something. we have to figure out who did this, we have to figure out what happened.")) ((paul joncich)) metro police are still trying to piece together what exactly led up to medina- brown's death. the d issued a statement saying they're saddened by the incident and are cooperating with the investigation./// ((denise valdez)) > will guantanamo bay close for good? ((paul joncich)) that's the plan if president obama has his way. the proposal he's now making
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original campaign promises.///
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threatening injuries after a
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home. a 20- year- woman called from inside the home to say her brother was shooting at family members. police say he shot and killed her, and another young girl... along with two others. police say he set the house on fire... and even fired at first responders who showed up. officers had to dodge bullets and wear breathing masks while running into the home... while firefighters were on the roof trying to extinguish the fire. it's not known whether the son died from a self inflicted gunshot.. or if police killed him. /// ((paul joncich)) > president obama unveiled his proposal to close the detention center at guantanamo bay, cuba. ((denise valdez)) the plan would fulfill a campaign promise the president made back in 2008. ((paul joncich)) but the president is getting stiff opposition from some in congress. mark albert is at the white house with more details. >president obama announced his latest proposal to close the detention facility at guantanamo bay in cuba. (president obama) "it's counterproductiv e to our fight against terrorists because they use it as propaganda in their efforts to recruit." "moreover, keeping this faiclity
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there are 91 detainees left at guantanamo. with a third cleared for transfers to other countries, 56 would be moved to the continental us... including accused 9-11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed. the white house says it will cost as much as $475 million to move them and renovate or build a new facility - but it will save $85 million a year in operating costs. (president obama) "we can ensure our security, uphold our highest values around the world and save american taxpayers a lot of money in the process." (mark albert/cbs news/the white house) the administration has identified 13 locations in the us, including facilities in south carolina, kansas and colorado. but lawmakers from those states have opposed the moves... along with republican leaders. (sen. john thune/(r) south dakota) "what he is now proposing to do is in direct contradiction to the will of the american people." (sen. mitch mcconnell/(r-ky) majority leader) "it would be illegal under current law to transfer foreign terrorists from guantanamo into the united
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urging congress to act before obama leaves office. mark albert for cbs news, the white house./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >high clouds outside right now with temps cooler than yesterday. notice the winds decreasing more right now and through the evening. it was not as windy as yesterday which is my 7 day forecast had breezy and not windy remember? gusts up to 20 at times. cooler than yesterday for sure. ............................... ............. temps this afternoon in the 60's as we warned you about yesterday. many neighborhoods in the 60's over the east side of the valley as well as we're lower in elevation out there keeping this warmer than everywhere else. cooler in the west side and foothills of the valley in the
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............................... .............. regional temps also near average this afternoon in the mid 60's as well. we have some winds down the colorado river valley with warmer temps in the death valley in the 70's this time around. 40's for the central part of the state and laughlin in the 60's. ............................... ................ still some breezes in the teens through the valley with some areas in the north las veags in the single digits. breezes for the southeast sections of the region. ............................... ............. still some breezes down the colaord river valley with wind calmer than yesterday. teens for many areas for the colorado river, but calmer for areas like death valley by this afternoon. ............................... ............... we have very active weather in the u.s. today. focusing on the deep south this evening. pulling up warm moist is the low and that's allowing severe
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red boxes here are tornado watches in effect right now. meaning these ares here have the greatest risk of tornados. ............................... ............ futurecast shows that same storm will bring snow in the upper midwest, and more strong storm for the mid-atlantic states tomorrow and thursday. ............................... ......... focusing on home we have high thin clouds right now. notice this clockwise rotation? that's the area of high pressure that will move in and bring warmer weather. it is expected to be a dirty ridge meaning we'll ahve some disturbances roll through and bring some clouds through the week. ............................... .......... overnight expect a low of 43 degrees and chilly. light breezes expected with winds less than 15. tomorrow our high a little warmer at 67. 65 is our average temps with calmer winds for tomorrow. ............................... ................ recreation forecast shows chilly weather in the afternoon for mount charleston and 61 at red rock. near 70 and mild for lake mead, keep in mind still some gustyn are possible...............................................tended foreca shows mid tog70's back again. mfortableot on 80'sofficiall this time around.
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xt week. thecompetition is strong today as the special olympics kicks off it's winter games ((denise valdez)) how some of the top competitors are empowering themselves for the big event.
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competed in the winter games today. ((denise valdez)) and as carolyn blackburne tells us it was not walk in the park. she has a look at how the athletes prep for the big day. > cheering patrick speaker: i look at me as a normal kid who can do anything. carolyn blackburne: this week he won a silver medal at the special olympics for snow shoeing-- and on top of that-- he just got word he'll be competing on a global stage-- at
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cheering patrick speaker: i was happy, surprised, and shocked carolyn blackburne: more than 200 maryland athletes-- ages eight to sixty-- participated in this year's games--- competing in a variety of events involving skiing and snow shoeing. jason schriml: our athletes have been kind of marginalized for years and years and year and sports allow us to display the athletes talents and skills carolyn blackburne: fourty nine athletes represented washington, frederick, allegany, and garrett counties in the games--- and volunteers from st. maria goretti high school worked alongside them. maggie johns: it's rare now-a-days for kids in high school to realize how blessed they are jason marinelli: i see these people and how they're skiing and doing things that normal people can't even do and they're sometimes better than me and it's realy inspiring to see. carolyn blackburne: athletes say they work all year long for this event--- and it's empowering. patrick speaker: it's a hard sport you got to be in shape to do it all carolyn blackburne:
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carolyn blackburne, /// ((denise valdez)) this is the fourth year in a row the maryland special olympics has taken place at white tail ski resort./// ((paul joncich)) > 8 news now is your local election headquarters. ((denise valdez)) we continue our team coverage of the republican caucus... taking you live to one of the polling places to see if anyone's showing up early./// announcer: "now, nevada's first
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at 4" ((paul joncich)) > republicans in nevada head to caucuses tonight. ((denise valdez)) donald trump is the heavy favorite in the polls, but nevada voters have been unpredictable in the past. 8 news now is your election headquarters for coverage of tonight's caucus. ((paul joncich)) danielle nottingham joins us live from a caucus site at desert oasis high scholl. ((danielle nottingham)) > here at the polling station growds are showing up.... >donald trump held one last rally before the nevada caucuses. he said there is only one way he could lose. donald trump/presidential candidate we have tremendous poll numbers here , but you never know, dishonestly can knock out a poll very quickly. marco rubio was up early this morning...looking for a surprise win tonight. (sen. marco rubio/presidential candidate) i am asking you to
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will win and the democrats know i will win. they spend more money attacking me than any other republican. (danielle nottingham, cbs news, las vegas) the son of a maid and bartender who worked on the strip, rubio lived in las vegas for 6 years as a child..and has plenty of support here. (melissa gardner/rubio supporter) he can bring people together and he is what our country needs right now. but rubio and ted cruz trail trump in the polls by double digits. cruz is not fazed. he urged his supporters to recruit friends to caucus tonight. (sen. ted cruz/presidential candidate) if you get 9 friends to vote, it is like voting 10 times. cruz is looking to get back on track after he fired his communication director for tweeting a false news story about rubio. trump again he's just taking orders rom cruz. 30 gop delegates are up for grabs in tonight's caucuses. ((danielle nottingham)) ohio gov. john kasich and retired
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remain in the race./// ((paul joncich)) > that's just one location where republican voters will be heading to caucus tonight. ((denise valdez)) your local election headquarters reporter mauricio marin is live from durango high school where doors are opening in less than a half hour. how's it going out there? ((mauricio marin)) all the campaigning and rallying comes down to what happens at caucus locations like inside this school cafeteria. sites like this all across the valley are opening between 5 and 7 this evening. where folks will be coming in to caucus for the republican party. the line is already growing for
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caucus. we saw the first person in line show up just about an hour ago. some folks came in early wh odidn't know the start time was 5 this afternoon. but regardless they're standing in line or taking a seat ready to pick who they want to see run for president. people have been encouraged to come out and watch the caucus process to make sure there's no cheating or wrongdoing. the nevada republican party welcomes caucus watchers. but in a statement today wanted to remind people they can't take photos or videos. there may have been a push by some campaigns to do so. at this caucus site there's a mber of volunteers hping get ings rollinglong.as people start to come outucus...it will be interesting see how things play out. saw long lines satday ate democratic caucus.meven walked away.t what'dferent here isople don'tave to stickound oncehey vote. ((maurio marin)) folks willbe able to make it out until 8-30 this evening. that's when results are expected to start rolling out to see who nevad voters want to see run for president. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// denise valdez)) maurici.mind republicans that they cannot register at the door. ((mauricio marin)) unfortuntaley not. republicans require voters to register 10 days before the caucus.
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here wanting to caucus but won't be able to. we'll be monitoring the situation closely. back to you./// ((paul joncich)) > meanwhile it's going to also be a busy night for the democratic candidates. both bernie sanders and hillary clinton are hosting town halls in south carolina ... ahead of this week's primary. last weekend clinton won nevada with a total of 52 caucus and primary delegates. sanders is just one shy of that. however, once the super delegates are included...clint on's lead gets much bigger. super delegates are party leaders and members of congress who can support any candidate... when super delegates are included, clinton has over 500 and sanders has 70. it takes over 23-hundred delegates to win the democratic nomination for president./// ((denise valdez)) > and don't forget 8 news now is your local election headquarters for tonight's caucus and the entire 2016 campaign. watch a special edition of politics now tonight at 7:30... and your complete caucus coverage at 11.///
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jury has found a woman guilty of cutting a baby out of a pregnant woman. the jury entered guilty verdicts on all counts against dynel lane today. lane was convicted of attacking michelle wilkins last year... after wilkins responded to a craigslist ad for baby clothes. the baby died in the attack... wilkins survived. she spoke to reporters after the verdict. (((michelle wilkins/baby cut from womb) "it felt very emotional there was sort of a seed of triumph of feeling thankful for our justice system and feeling vindicated in a way" )) ((paul joncich)) dynel lane faces 140 years in prison. her sentencing is set for april 29th./// ((paul joncich)) > it's back to school for mom and dad! ((denise valdez)) how some parents are getting a head start to help with their child's homework from kindergarten to high school levels./// < ((tedd florendo)) >we're tracking those winds outside. wind advisories may be over, but we may not be done with the
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the news of southern nevada is now. ((paul joncich)) > parents are heading back to class so they can help with homework. ((denise valdez)) it's not just high schoolers needing help. as jamie yuccas found out, even the parents of kindergartners need a re- fresher! >class starting these moms and dads are learning computer reading skills at parent university. q to child: do you teach mom? yes, sometimes joanne saraceni is back in class with her kindergartener, nicole. (joanne saraceni/parent) we now get the understanding of how they're being taught so we can help them better and not get frustrated school districts across the country offer the classes for free. teachers say they're very popular. this one on long island had more than 60 parents eager to participate. (jason mangels/parent) did you
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to school to help your kids with school? no. i finished my masters degree 5 years ago and i figured that was it (bridge: jamie yuccas/north bellmore, n.y.) it's not just learning how to use the technology, the way reading and math is taught can be so different for parents, they need a refresher. what do they call the things with the circles? daughter: the bonds.. the bonds. this school started the classes to help parents learn more about the common core curriculum, which sets national standards for english and math. but now they touch on a variety of topics. (marie testa/superintende nt, north bellmore school district) we're trying to reach out to parents to say the standard way that we learned is no longer that way. so we need to bring you in with us, bring you into the fold and help you so that you're successful at home in supporting your child that's why parents are prepared to continue their education. (jason mangels/parent) if they're moving at the pace they're moving now in kindergarten i can only imagine what it's going to be like by second, third, fourth grade! as their children are meeting the challenge, these parents are determined to as well. jamie yuccas, cbs news, north bellmore, new york.///
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the biggest differences in teaching.... technology and how students now learn visually. and neither are likely to go away./// ((paul joncich)) > the search is on for who killed a group of bald eagles. ((denise valdez)) after a cluster birds were found dead on a farm in maryland... the reward being offered to find who's responsible
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at 4. ((paul joncich)) > while el nio may not be delivering as much rain as some hoped, , it's still affecting wildlife. jellyfish usually bloom at random times through the winter,
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come out all at once. fire officials say rattlesnakes are coming out of hibernation ahead of schedule because of our recent warm weather. moonlight jellyfish usually start appearing in the bay by mid- december, but because of the warm water from el nio that was delayed. and with the forecast expected to stay dry and warm it's time to start paying attention for rattlesnakes in outlining areas of the valley./// ((denise valdez)) > nasa's cassini spacecraft captured some incredible photos of three of saturn's moons. check it out. the moons pictured are tethys ... enceladus and mimas .... all three of which have their own unique characteristic s. enceladus-- for instance-- is about as wide as the state of arizona... and is also one of the brightest objects in our solar system. mimas can look like a bull's eye if viewed from a certain angle. and tethys is a small moon with a cold, airless and heavily scarred body. and get this.... 62-moons have been discovered in orbits around saturn. 53 of them have been officially
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((paul joncich)) > nasa is also giving us a look at a history- making cyclone before and after it made landfall. this is a satellite photo of tropical cyclone winston on the day it hit eastern fiji. winston made landfall on february 20th as a category five hurricane. it passed over fiji the next day... but the next-day satellite photo showed the storm maintained an eye. winston was the first cyclone of that strength to make landfall in fiji in its recorded history. because of the massive storm-- the fiji government declared a state of natural disaster for the next 30 days. the fiji meteorological service estimated wind gusts near winston's center over 200 mph./// ((denise valdez)) > severe weather sweeping through the south this afternoon... an intense area of low pressure strengthened as it shifted eastward over the southern plains and lower mississippi. this is video of a tornado in livingston, louisiana. the extent of the destruction isn't known at this point, but
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no word yet on injuries./// toss to weather < tedd florendo high clouds outside right now with temps cooler than yesterday. notice the winds decreasing more right now and through the evening. it was not as windy as yesterday which is my 7 day forecast had breezy and not windy remember? gusts up to 20 at times. cooler than yesterday for sure. ............................... ............. temps this afternoon in the 60's as we warned you about yesterday. many neighborhoods in the 60's over the east side of the valley as well as we're lower in elevation out there keeping this warmer than everywhere else. cooler in the west side and foothills of the valley in the
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............................... .............. regional temps also near average this afternoon in the mid 60's as well. we have some winds down the colorado river valley with warmer temps in the death valley in the 70's this time around. 40's for the central part of the state and laughlin in the 60's. ............................... ................ still some breezes in the teens through the valley with some areas in the north las veags in the single digits. breezes for the southeast sections of the region. ............................... ............. still some breezes down the colaord river valley with wind calmer than yesterday. teens for many areas for the colorado river, but calmer for afternoon. ............................... ............... we have very active weather in the u.s. today. evening. pulling up warm moist is the low and that's allowing severe thunderstorms develop. red boxes here are tornado watches in effect right now. meaning these ares here have the greatest risk of tornados. ............................... ............ futurecast shows that same storm
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midwest, and more strong storm for the mid-atlantic states tomorrow and thursday. ............................... ......... focusing on home we have high thin clouds right now. notice this clockwise rotation? that's the area of high pressure that will move in and bring warmer weather. it is expected to be a dirty ridge meaning we'll ahve some disturbances roll through and bring some clouds through the week. ............................... .......... overnight expect a low of 43 degrees and chilly. light breezes expected with winds less than 15. tomorrow our high a little warmer at 67. 65 is our average temps with calmer winds for tomorrow. ............................... ................ recreation forecast shows chilly weather in the afternoon for mount charleston and 61 at red rock. near 70 and mild for lake mead, keep in mind still some gusty winds are possible. ............................... ................. extended forecast shows mid to high 70's back again. comfortable not on 80's officiall this time around. more clouds this weekend with some breezes saturday and early next week. a cluster of
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in maryland has prompted a federal and state investigation. state officials are offering a ten-thousand dollar reward for more information. thirteen bald eagles were found dead on saturday. state officials believe the birds were poisoned... but they don't know if it was intentional or an accident. (( (glenn therres, former maryland bald eagle biologist) "it's the largest number of dead birds found in one location on a single day that i know of.")) ((denise valdez)) > a u-s fish and wildlife lab in oregon is trying to find out how they died. the bald eagle was once on the federal and state endangered species lists... but it is still is protected under federal law./// ((paul joncich)) > the american chocolate maker 'mars' has announced a recall in 55
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the recall includes millions of mars, snickers and milky way chocolate bars produced in the netherlands. the company said.....mars, snickers and milky way bars with best before dates between june and october 2016 should not be eaten. celebration and variety candy packs are also being recalled./// ((paul joncich)) > finding a vaccine. ((denise valdez)) with the ongoing concerns for the zika virus... how close researchers in texas are getting to finding the cure. ((paul joncich)) shining the spotlight on unlicensed daycare facilities. coming up at 5... what parents looking for help need to know... before dropping off their child.///
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female student...armed with two large knives tore through the hallways...atta cking at least eight people. ((denise valdez)) it happened this morning at dunbarton high school in pickering. police say six students and two staff members had to be taken to the hospital. luckily, their injuries are all considered "minor." (( ( sgt. bill calder / durham police ) "closer to the south part of the school and moved itself through the hallways. there's no one set area where this all took place, but my first indication of... students saw that there was a commotion in the hallway, and that commotion moved as the suspect in the case probably
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((denise valdez)) the apparent attacker has been arrested. since she is a minor, police will not release her name./// ((paul joncich)) > a small plane made a crash landing on a street in los angeles' san fernando valley. ((denise valdez)) and the pilot managed to walk away without any injuries. the plane came down just outside whiteman airport, plowing into several parked cars and ripping off one of the plane's wings. no word just yet as to what forced the pilot to make the unusual landing. ((( witness ) "shook the ground. it shook the ground. it was pretty loud, pretty intense. you know?" ( witness ) "first time i ever heard that, it was terrifying, because there's a moment where, 'what do we do?' we don't know what to do." )) ((denise valdez)) police say there were no other injuries even though five cars were damaged in the crash. the plane is registered to an owner in oregon, who has been recognized by the f-a-a for meeting or exceeding high educational, licensing, and medical standards./// ((paul joncich)) > with nearly 100 confirmed cases of travel-related zika virus in the united states, a lab in galveston, texas is spearheading
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((denise valdez)) as omar villafranca found out, scientists there have been studying the virus for decades. >the dirty white powder in this glass vial is the zika virus. doctor robert tesh of the university of texas medical branch t galveston has known about zika since the 1960's. (tesh "galveston zika tx hrem01.01") (rt) i guess until the virus really got to brazil and there was a lot of cases, nobody was really interested in zika. /// (ov) times have changed. (rt) and now times have changed and we realize how much we don't know. (baby crying) zika may be linked to the birth defect microcephaly. the condition is marked by abnormally small heads in babies due to stunted brain growth. brazil is ground zero in the fight against zika. where doctor shannan rossi recently traveled and saw first hand.the devistating effects of the virus. it's heartbreaking and its critical i think. the univeristy of texas medical branch is home to one of the worlds largest collection of viruses...nearly 7-thousand samples are stored at the
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with the focus now on zika, rossi and a team of scientists are working on a quick test to detect the virus in humans, and eventually develop a vaccine. (rossi "galveston zika tx hrem01.01") (ov) are we closer to a vvcine? (sr) yes, every single day that people like me and my colleagues are on the bench, we're one step closer to the vaccine. the national institutes of health says there could be a zika vaccine by the end of 2017. omar villafranca, cbs news, galveston, texas./// ((denise valdez)) infectious disease doctors are always keeping an eye out for the next disease that could cause an epidemic. scientists we talked to say the flu bug, which kills thousands of americans a year, is still on the top of their list./// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and
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we are down to crunch time folks, we got to do it. candidates are rallying support throughout the state. that's why i'm so confident that we're going to win. we're your local election headquarters... taking you live to the polling sites and campaigns to see it all in action. ((paula francis)) > nevada's "first in the west" caucuses could be in jeopardy. we're digging into the problems that could cost our state its special standing in the presidential selection process. ((dave courvoisier)) > finding a daycare... that you trust.. is my child going to be safe? after police say a worker gave an infant brain damage. not everybody is equipped to take care of babies . what officials rely on most to catch bad daycare workers before they do harm./// ((dave courvoisier)) > a busy intersection is shut down for a shooting investigation. thanks for joining us, i'm dave courvoisier. ((paula francis)) and i'm paula francis. metro is shutting down the area near valley view and desert inn right now. police say a man was shot and killed there just before 3-30 this afternoon. ((dave courvoisier)) the suspect is still at large.. but police have not given us a description of who they are

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