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as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us.
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now... paris las vegas has been sitting in darkness. we take you live to the scene as crews work around the clock to get the power restored. ((paul joncich)) and the race is neck and neck... which state the clinton campaign says hillary has to win... if she wants to beat donald trump./// ((tedd florendo)) (((>>it's a thursday beauty with clear skies and decreasing winds. but expecting a warm-up into your weekend. details coming up on 8 news now.
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picture of the paris hotel and casino. as you can see... it's still sitting in darkness tonight... with only the eiffel tower lit up right now. thanks for joining us... i'm paul joncich. ((christianne klein)) >> and i'm christianne klein. a construction crew on the property accidentally cut power to the entire property around ten this morning. mauricio marin is live outside the paris tonight with the latest. mauricio? ((mauricio marin)) >> hotel leaders just that paris hotel and casino will remain shut down to the public for the night. they had hoped to get the lights back on but with the sun setting they are now working to get guests into other hotel rooms around las vegas. >> it's taking alot longer than expected to get power back on after a construction crew
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ten this morning. the eiffel tower lights are still on but none are working inside the casino floor and in the rooms. a lot of folks are upset because they can't get to their luggage in their rooms. the only people being let in are those who need essential medicine. otherwise---clark county fire officials say no one is permitted inside until n-v energy can get power restored. some guests want to know why back up generators didn't work. this is what hotel leaders had to say: ((rich broome/"there is a backup generator but because the main pr so it's obviously an issue we'll take a look at the make sure that in future instances there is a better to ensure back up power." )) ((mauricio marin)) >> leaders with caesars entertainment which owns the paris tell us guests will be reimbursed financially for having to get luggage mailed to them or missing shows. it will be on a case by case basis. ((mauricio marin)) >> for anyone who needs to
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paris and working to get them into other rooms. it's a long grueling process for some. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((christianne klein)) >> mauricio...what did the process look like for getting people out of the hotel that were trapped? ((mauricio marin)) >> well 11 people had to be rescued from e elevator shafts to find people. fortunaly no one was hurt. alot of shaken up people tho. back to you./// ((christianne klein)) some of our viewers might remember a similar outage at the bellagio back in 2004.
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into a transformer... knocking out power to the entire resort for hours. back up generators did not kick in during that incident either. this happened on easter sunday... so people who were hoping for a holiday brunch or dinner... had to make other plans. cirque's 'o' show had to be canceled... and the bellagio fountains also went dark that night./// ((paul joncich)) the presidential election is less than a week away...and the latest national poll shows hillary clinton is still ahead of donald trump. weijia jiang reports from the white house. criss crossed the critical battleground states of north carolina and florida thursday. the candidates also deployed big name surrogates. (sot obama) he' can't hear you boo but he can hear you vote. president obama energized the crowd in florida, where hispanic early voting may be up nearly 139% from 2012. obama said a trump presidency would be disastrous for america. (sot obama)
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uniquely unqualified person does not become president. trump's wife melania hit the campaign trail in pennsylvania. as first lady, she said she would fight against cyberbullying. (sot melania trump, donald trump's wife ) we have to find a better way to talk to each other, to disagree with each other, to respect each other. bridge: the latest cbs news/new york times poll shows clinton's national lead is shrinking. she's up by 3 points...but campaign advisers say trump u states red. (sot jason miller, trump campaign adviser) if mister trump wins pennsylvania, this election is over. while both candidates are trying to tip the electorial college math in their favor....only 8 percent of voters say their minds might change before election day. weijia jiang, cbs news, the white house. ((paul joncich)) >> on the eve of the presidential election, clinton will make her final pitch to voters in philadephia with her husband, bill clinton and the obamas at her side./// ((christianne klein))
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but a new exclusive poll by jmc analytics for 8 news now shows he's also a polarizing figure here in the state. nevada voters were asked if they approved or disapproved of reid's job performance in the senate.. those who disapproved of his performance had a slight edge.. 45 percent of respondents disapproved of his work in the senate while 40 percent approved..15 percent remain undecided.. perhaps unsurprisingly democrats favored his job performance- 67 to 15 percent while republican voters stongly among independents he still scored a 47 to 30 unfavorable rating... the poll was conducted october 28 through november 1.. the margin of error is 4 percent. ((christianne klein)) and we're your local election headquarters keeping you updated on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) more trouble for wells fargo. ((christianne klein)) >> we look into why the securities and exchange commission is now launching its own investigation into the bank's sales practices...
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with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull n. it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever.
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narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. t seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((paul joncich)) penn state will have to pay about two- and- a - half- million dollars... in the wake of the jerry
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education accuses penn state of violating the clery act. it requires universities to report crimes that happen on campus. state department officials say penn state failed to report allegations that sandusky was sexually abusing children. the fine is the largest ever imposed on a university for violating the clery act./// ((paul joncich)) fox news anchor megyn kelly has a new book out... and she's addressing the sexual harassment claims against her former boss. in the new book "settle for more"... kelly chief roger ailes' unwanted sexual advances. she says he offered to advance her career in exchange for sexual favors... which she rejected. ailes was ousted earlier this year amid similar allegations from a litany of women. the book is scheduled to come out november 15th./// ((christianne klein)) wells fargo now has another problem on its hands... this time from the securities and exchange commission. it's the latest agency to launch an investigation into the bank...
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the bank was short on details, just saying its "sales practices" are part of the investigation. senator elizabeth warren recently asked the s-e-c to look into whether wells fargo violated whistleblower protection laws./// ((christianne klein)) a slot machine malfunctions... and a gambler is not happy. ((paul joncich)) >> why she's lawyer'ed up... after a casino told her it wouldn't pay her 43- million- dollars. that's next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
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as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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after she thought she hit it rich on a slot machine. ((christianne klein)) >> she thought she had won a whopping 43- million dollars... but the casino said... not so fast. hazel sanchez has the story. katrina bookman says she had to ta unbelievable moment! the winnings from her spin on a slot machine at resort world casino at aqueduct in jamaica...beaming off the monitor... nearly 43 million dollars!!! sot katrina bookman, jackpot denied: it just had a big screen that said i won 42-point-9 million dollars. i just totally got numb and froze." (t2) but bookman's elation was quickly deflated as casino workers flocked to the slot machine...it didn't print out her prize voucher. the casino's claim... it was broken. sot katrina bookman:
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no error. (butt to) so i feel what did i win? i had to win something." (t3) the new york state gaming commission which operates the casino, says it removed the slot machine from the floor and examined it's log... (graphic) the commission says: "the log proved that the player of the machine in question was entitled to a prize of two dollars and 25 cents. the display of 42.9 million was clearly a display malfunction. the commission also noted that on the machine a small sign says: malfunction voids all pays and plays. bookman has hired an attorney attorney: "so what does that mean? does it mean that a casino can always say a machine is broken whenever someone wins and hits big?" (hazel sanchez,cbs2 news) "bookman says a resort spokesperson apologized to her for the inconvenience the alleged malfunctioning machine caused her. and to make up for it they offered her a steak dinner." sot katie bookman: "i'm like... a steak dinner? are you serious? (butt to) i feel very robbed." (t5) the commission says the penny slot bookman was playing has a
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casino will do the right thing and give her more than a meal. in jamaica, qns. hazel sanchez. ((paul joncich)) >> the gaming commission says the casino can not even give her the max pay-out by law... so she's stuck with the two- dollars- and - 25 cents./// ((chria our facebook fans talking! brian says "malfunction voids all pays... lucky she got the steak dinner comped and the couple bucks she did win." ((paul joncich)) >> frank says "the gaming commission already shot her down. if she wants to be foolish enough to hand thousands to an attorney for the same result, more power to her." ((christianne klein)) >> mary disagrees... saying "she should at least get the max payout of 65- hundred dollars and the steak dinner. it's the right thing to do. you can sound off at six every night... just go to our 8 news now facebook page.///
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tedd florendo ((( cool north breezes this afternoon, but not as windy as earlier today as forecasted. temps climbed higher than yesterday and near average again with comfortble 70's outside this afternoon. gusts did peak up to 30 or more colorado river valley. ......... .......................... ................ neighborhood temps in the 70's through many parts of the valley, with mildest temps over to the eastside where we're lower in elevation and typically warmer. west side not as mild and cooler than the rest of the valley with temps only in th 50's for the mountain this afternoon after a chilly morning start near the freezing mark.
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regional temps also stayed mild especially down the colorado river down to laughlin and bullhead city. warmer in death valley with high near 80 today. chilly temps exist up in the central great basin and far north portions of the state. ................................ ... ................ cool here to the pacific northwest, but warmer weather continues in the southern plains over to the southeast where they're breaking records for heat for early november. ................................ ... ...................... clearer skies than yesterday and no chance for showers as they stay down towards mexico and arizona. we'll begin to see that low wrap around moisture tomorrow towards northern arizona but we should remain on the dry side with some cloud cover. could sneak in slight chances in east county but otherwise mostly sunny with
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............ ....................... ................. tonight expect lows in the mid to high 50's and chilly again under mostly clear skies. evening breezes will be isolated and decrease through the evening but still remain breezy down the colorado river. tomorrow milder near 80 tomorrow and should remain that way for several days. winds not as strong tomorrow, but could be breezy still for those northern sections of the valley.
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watchi narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars.
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((paul joncich)) whenever kris bryant returns to las vegas he'll get a hero's welcome ((christianne klein)) >> jon tritsch has more on the local's big world series win every time kris bryant cranked a blast over the ivy wall and into the wrigley field bleachers.. belief blew into the windy city.. it is no accident...the rise of the las vegas star and the fall of the 108 year streak happened together in 2016 (kris bryant/cubs: "anyone who plays this game dreams of winning a world series.") (joe buck/fox broadcast: "this is going to be a tough play; bryant, and the cubs win the world series! bryant makes the play! it's over! the cubs have finally won it all.")
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bat from the strip. he was the face of bonanza high school..and the university of san diego..now he's a champion of america's past-time.. crushing curveballs and curses (kris bryant/cubs: "you just want to push yourself to be the best version of yourself you can be. that's who i want to be and hopefully i have a long career and reflect on this when i'm done playing.") jon tritsch: after winning the season..mayor goodman gave kris the key to our city..but bryant returned to the cubs..as the key to their success (kris bryant/cubs: "we're all embracing the situation we are in. but yea, no pressue. we're having fun and we think we have a pretty good team this year.") jon tritsch: the second year slugger launched 39 homeruns..and was an all star starter.but more ignited hope down 3-1 in the world series (kris bryant/cubs: "you can be down but you can get back up just as easily so, that's what makes
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we have to win 4 games. so, we aren't out until we're out. jon tritsch: kris bryant was all in.. he powered a comeback he pushed a franchise with fearlessness he punctuated history with a smile.. kris bryant/cubs: "i'm so happy. i can't even put into words how this feels.") ((christianne klein)) now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ((paul joncich)) >> be sure to watch 8 news now at 11... have a good night./// now at 11... have a good night./// with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors,
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scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull in washington. it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever.
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this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's contestants -- an attorney from buffalo, new york... a student from middletown, rhode island... and our returning champion, a freelancer consultant from higganum, connecticut...
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. vivek, i'm looking in the audience, and i see your parents are here once again today to bring you luck. vivek: of course! okay. pleasure to have them here. all right, rachel and sharon, i hope you have supporters up there, and i'm sure you do. good luck to all of you. let's go to work in the jeopardy! round, shall we? all right, here are your categories in the first round... next... you're gonna love it. its name will be within the text of the clue. and finally... those three letters are going to come up in each correct response, in that order.

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