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protesters and police are clashing for the second night in a row. these are live pictres where in just the past few minutes things started getting a little heated... as officers are try to break up the crowds. we've seen tear gas canisters thrown into the crowds... as well as some of the protesters being detained with zip ties. this all stems from the fatal shooting of a man police say 43- year- old keith scott was shot and killed by an officer... after the officer noticed scott had a weapon... and demanded he drop it. but a witness claims scott had his hands up when he was shot... and that he had a book in his lap that he was reading. police say no book was recovered from the scene... but a handgun was./// ((christianne klein)) back here at home... paul joncich is live tonight as
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nellis air force base. he's at the clark county museum as nellis celebrates 75 years in the valley. paul? ((paul joncich)) christianne , many people know that nellis is one of the economic engines that drives southern nevada. but they aren't aware of the amazing history of the base. later in this newscast we'll take a closer look at some of the artifacts on o here at the museum. origional bomber jackets, 50 caliber machine gun rounds, remarkable photographs of america's greatest generation - what they went through while being trained only a few miles from the las vegas strip. that's later in the newscast./// ((christianne klein)) political ads are
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the airwaves. most of the ones on t-v are for the candidates running for office... whether it's the presidential race but ads about this year's ballot initiatives are beginning to stand out. politics now anchor patrick walker is here with a look at the money behind those campaigns. ((patrick walker)) >> christianne... buried in all of the excitement of presidential... senate and congressional campaigns... are four ballot questions that qualified for this year's general election. the first two... universal background checks and recreational marijuana... are also the two where the money is being spent. here's the breakdown....
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recreational marijuana ads make up about 13 percent of the money on ballot initiatives being spent on commercials on southern nevada t-v stations. but look at the bigger piece of the pie... 87 percent of the nearly 7 million dollars committed to ballot initiatives since the primary election is on the gun background check question. let's look at how that spending breaks down. the two key players in the gun debate... the n-r-a and d -- backed by former new york mayor michael bloomberg's superpac -- have spent nearly 6 million dollars on ads here in southern nevada. nevadans for background checks has spent 3.4 million dollars since mid-june... and the n-r-a has spent 2 and a half million. as for question 2... recreational marijuana... the spending has been one-sided. so far... the coalition to regulate
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pro-legalization ads on t-v. we haven't seen any real spending for the other two ballot questions. question 3 is an attempt to break up legal energy provider monopolies... in this case n-v energy. and question 4 would make medical devices exempt from sales taxes. i want to bring my politics now coanchor and review journal columnist steve sebellius into the conversation now. with this money flowing in... how do you see the vote playing out for th ((steve sebelius)) >> ((patrick walker)) and steve, you got to sit down today with a retired navy admiral who's been writing and speaking about the implications of climate change on the u.s. military. ((steve sebelius)) >>that's right, patrick: vice admiral lee gunn was in town with a simple, serious message. ((steve sebelius)) >>and that's this: in terms of
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admiral who's been writing and speaking about the implications of climate change on the u.s. military. ((steve sebelius)) >>that's right, patrick: vice admiral lee gunn was in town a simple, serious message. ((steve sebelius)) >>and that's this: in terms of military threats, climate change is serious. admiral gunn -- whose work has appeared in the bulletin of atomic scientists -- said it could rob parched regions of fresh water, destablize governments, prompt massive immigration of refugees, and contribute to conditions that allow terror groups to recruit new members. i asked him if it was as dangerous a threat as china building artificial islands in the south china sea, north korea
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iran harassing american ships in the persian gulf. (( admiral lee gunn, retired navy: i'm going to jump right into the middle of the controversial piece by saying, for the long haul, it's far more important than any of those. )) ((steve sebelius)) >> but climate change isn't just an issue for the military overseas; gunn said it has implications here at home, too. he said worsening conditions in mexico might prompt even more immigration from that nation to the united states in the future. and he recommends that the united states negotiate new water use agreements between that might be a little controversial. also, gunn said climate change makes it imperative that we switch even more quickly to renewable energy, especially in the silver state. (( admiral lee gunn, retired navy: steve, nevada is in the catbird seat, i think, with regard to renewables, with the abundance of geothermal, sun and wind, it seems to me that nevada has all the motivation it needs to stop importing natural gas and coal from somewhere else in order to generate its electricity.
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((steve sebelius)) >>gunn said the military has elevated its training and preparation for humanitarian missions, helping people in the wake of extreme weather incidents, droughts or fighting over resources that are becoming ever more scarce. christianne? ((christianne klein)) thanks steve... we're your local election headquarters... stay up to date on all the issues that matter to you on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) ((tedd florendo)) now: clouds assocaited with enveloped the region. rain chances are not in the forecast for tonight, but we could start seeing some drops move in for southern zones overnight. temps stay warm today but we'll have a warm evening with the clouds around. winds stay light for now but will see them pickup through the week. tonight: clouds from paine will stick around through tonight and all of tomorrow. temps overnight due to cloud cover could keep us in the high
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rain chances stay south of i-15 and maybe up to i-40 in az by early tomorrow. we'll have an more detailed update on your weather coming up at 4.
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rt of the new chef-inspired panini collection from subway. [ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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"it's halloween time my frightful fiends, and disneyland is ours!" "going down!" (screams) halloween time at the disneyland resort means there's wicked fun in both parks... and make sure to see the twilight zone tower of terror before it's final check out. "trick or treat." this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((christianne klein)) tonight paul is live at
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mark 75 years of nellis air force base. paul has been roaming the museum... what have you found? ((paul joncich)) >> i want to show you one of my favorite items. this shows how the earliest recruits practiced firing a weapon while on the move. they drove them around in pick up trucks. the recruits fired 12 gaugue shot-guns at clay targets while later, they would of course take to the skies and learn how to shoot from one of the turrets of a b-17. but this is an example of american enginuity at it's finest. how they trained in the 1940's at what is now nellis airforce base. christianne?///
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six-thirty. six-thirty. woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets
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althcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. ((paul joncich)) there are dozens of old photographs and historical
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army airfield. when the populationi of las vegas was 8500. but then, immediately after pearl harbor, more than 40-thousand men came here in nellis's first big ramp up to be trained as gunners.
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tedd florendo ((( it's been a cloudy and muggy day in the valley with showers mainly staying east of the region. temps have stayed on the cool side with highs only in the 80's today thanks to all the cloud cover through the morning and afternoon. winds have been slightly breezy today and big winds in the forecast for thursday. ................................ ... ... temps have been mostly in the 80's throughout the region and definitely below average for this time of year. mid 80's for the easpa really not touching into the 90's this time around. we're supposed to be around 92 this time of year and it looks like we won't even reach that. not as warm for those areas on the west side of town where we're higher in elevation. 80's still but below average again and we stayed cool up in kyle canyon today ................................ ... ................ regional temps also stayed warm but below average as well. not expecting to reach into the 90's today, but there were some areas around the region that hit
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usual. cooler up in the great basin with temps also mild up in reno. colorado river stayed warm but still plenty of clouds around,. ................................ ... .................. looking at the radar the bulk of the rain stayed east and south which is why we only put a 30% chance for our region yesterday. some areas to the east actually picked up .04 to .20 of an inch near kingman earlier today. ......... .......................... ................... futurecast shows the rain chances probably not likely happening here this evening as the rain stays east again this evening. then expect a lull in any rain next system coming in off the coast will increase our chances again by afternoon and thursday a.m. the possiblity of isolated t'storms is also in the forecast for that time frame. ................................ ... ................ here's the forecast. lows dropping close to 70 tonight with only slight shower chances for this evening and overnight. winds stay a little breezy at times, but we may stay warm due to the cloud cover.
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along with some breezy winds. shower chances increast later in the day and especially in the evening. t'storm chances are also possible. ................................ ... ............. extended forecast shows plenty of 80's with friday being our coolest day in the low 80's. expect strong wind on thursday with those shower chances for the first day of fall.
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saying "because if they didn't they'd just make more wax babies, right?" you can sound off every night at six... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((christianne klein)) it might be tough to keep your 'chakras' aligned... when you think about how much this new yoga mat costs. coming up on the valley's news leader... why one company believes customers will be willing to pay a thousand dollars... for a one- of- a- kind yoga mat!/// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at six-thirty. [ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill.
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the chef-inspired panini collection from subway is grilled right before your eyes, in our new panini press. but...let's start at the beginning the new salami caprese panini starts with genoa salami, thick-sliced fresh mozzarella, creamy pesto, and italian bread. then it's pressed and grilled to cinematic perfection to get a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. oh, here's the best part. panini collection.
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((christianne klein)) chipotle is trying hard to make sure customers can trust them... after the bacteria outbreaks that sickened 500 customers over the past year. today... the company's founder posted a video... boasting the ways they've improved food safety. that includes advancements in farming, stricter restaurant inspections, and a system that tracks ingredients through the supply system.
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have been hit hard./// ((christianne klein)) here's something to put on your christmas wish list... a self- lacing shoe! nike just announced their "back to the future" inspired shoe... called 'hyper adapt'... will go on sale november 28-th. that's the monday after thanksgiving if you're keeping track. according to nike... the shoes will be available at select nike retail locations... and shoppers will need to make an appointment to experience and purchase the battery- powered shoes. last about two weeks. pricing for the shoes have not been announced./// ((christianne klein)) while the shoes likely won't come cheap... they'll probably be cheaper than this yoga mat! "baller yoga" unveiled a new yoga mat... inspired by football. it could be the perfect way to unwind after watching thursday night football right here on channel 8! the mat is made out of 100- percent american born and raised leather... and is supposed to have the same grip as a real football...
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for it... one- thousand dollars!/// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ed
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this is "jeopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- a retired federal employee from gainesville, florida... a writer and editor from washington, d.c... and our returning champion, a phd candidate from chicago, illinois...
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thanks, johnny. and thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for that warm welcome. if you're good and you're lucky, you're likely to do well as a contestant on "jeopardy!" and that certainly applies to seth wilson, our champion. averaging $30,500 for each of his two wins. sala and sharren, welcome aboard. good luck. here we go into the jeopardy! round, a round with one daily double. it'll come up in one of these categories... you give us the correct english word from the lyric. followed by... "poly" in quotation marks. what does polly want? ...of course. seth, off you go.


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