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"this could be one of the most bizzarre things i've ever seen in my life." a massive power outage has the hotel and casino shut down... and guests frustrated with the headache of finding another room for the night. ((denise valdez)) >> we're just days away from the end of the election season... and both presidential campaigns are ramping up their passes through nevada... with the hope of swaying voters in our swing state. ((tedd florendo)) another warming trend, this time close to record highs. will it last through the weekend? your weather now valley's news leader
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the strip with more on how they're dealing with the a big inconvenience. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> dave and denise, inside -- crews are working around the clock to restore everything. but in the meantime, no guests will be allowed in their rooms until the fire chief gives the all clear.
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"it's frustrating for us but it's much more frustrating for our customers who have spent good money to spend the night in paris and are not able to do it." ((shakala alvaranga)) the mishap forced thousands to evacuate and trapped others. "we have rescued 11 people from 5 different elevators shafts." ((shakala alvaranga)) behind the hotel, employees were seen climbing flights of stairs... "just cut off.. check the hallway ... all the lights is off." "first time this happen after so many years that i've been working here...it was really kind of ...scary." ((shakala alvaranga)) guests were sent to neighboring hotelin planet hollywood. "i can go down the strip and i can drink and i can celebrate but i'd like to get back in and relax." ((shakala alvaranga)) that was, until, they were all full. "we don't have enough room at the caesars properties. we're using every room that we have available. we're also talking with our competitors and taking every room they got." ((shakala alvaranga)) broome made the call just after 6 o clock ... "there's no timeline so that's the bigger issue." ((shakala alvaranga)) they're shutting the hotel down
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human error -- could cause a power outage of this magnitude. ((shakala alvaranga)) >> the hotel does have a back up generator. but apparently it's connected to the main line. fortunately, no one was hurt today. we're expecting an update from hotel officials at 6 friday morning. reporting live on las vegas boulevard shakala alvaranga 8 news now. /// ((denise valdez)) a valley mother has been arrested in connection to the death of her daughter. 23-year-old diana eldridge was
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as well as neglect of the little girl's siblings. the 2-year-old died last month... at a home near maryland and hacienda. metro says she died as a result of quote "environmental and medical neglect for an extended period of time". according to the clark county department of family services... welfare agents had been to the home six times in the last 2 years... but say nothing was found during any of the visits to warrant action./// ((dave courvoisier)) both presidential laser focus on nevada... just five days before the election. former president bill clinton... and donald trump junior both stumped in las vegas today. politics now anchor patrick walker is here with a look at ((patrick walker)) >> both campaigns badly want to win nevada. a surge of last-minute campaigning from top surrogates continued today,. the main theme from both sides -- get out and vote. ((patrick walker)) with just days remaining until the election... all-out efforts continued in las vegas thursday to get voters to the polls
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steve aoki to perform at unlv. it followed a speech by former president bill clinton. ((bill clinton/(d) former president 18.48.58 "i want you to claim your future, i want you to finish this election strong, i want you to go see every friend you've got and don't let anybody sit on the sidelines." 18.49.07 )) ((patrick walker)) president clinton's visit comes just a day after his wife made a stop in las vegas. the focus of this rally: getting millennial voters out to vote. (( 17.39.55 patrick walker: "do they have a lot of work to do to reach younger voters?" tristan varela: "yeah, they do, especially because more, and they don't relate." 17.40.01 )) ((feven soloman/unlv senior: 17.48.53 "i think it's an amazing thing, especially considering steve aoki is going to do a free concert for all these students, and bill clinton is going to be here, and you're going to hear other members on the ballot speak." 17.49.03 )) ((patrick walker)) but it's not just democrats focusing in the final days on nevada. donald trump junior rallied supporters at ahern manufacturing earlier in the day. ((donald trump jr./donald trump's son: "make sure to vote. you can send dc a message that enough is enough. we're going to show them that we mean business and it's time to drain the swamp.")) ((patrick walker))
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comes as the race in nevada is as tight as can be. the latest 8 news now/ j-m-c analytics poll has trump and clinton tied in the silver state. ((patrick walker)) >> the trump camp is looking to take advantage of some recent momentum here in neavada. former republican presidential candidate doctor ben carson will be in town saturday to stump for trump. and donald trump himself will host a rally in reno saturday evening. rudy giuliani will round out the weekend with a visit to las vegas sunday./// here's a story that only vegas can produce. the south point casino's oddsmaker jimmy vaccaro put together odds for the presidential race... as we enter the home stretch. he's giving clinton the edge.. but not by much. of course... the numbers are for fun... and not something you can actually bet on./// ((denise valdez)) let's turn our attention to the weather now. tedd florendo is looking ahead to the weekend forecast. ((tedd florendo))
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for another straight day. winds also increased a little again, but should subside again later in the evening. we were warmer than yesterday at this time but rain seems to be staying to the east. ........... ........................ .................... tonight hour by hour shows temps i the 70's then 60's later in the evening. more sunshing tomorrow with sunny skies and calmer winds for your friday. expecting clear skies as well with possibly some clouds developing east county and over mohave county arizona. ((denise valdez)) the cubbie curse is over and the celebration extends all across the country. chris maathuis caught up with some chicago fans in las vegas and it still hasn't sunk in. that story coming up in sports. plus... an uber upgrade. some changes are coming to the ride-sharing app... to make it even easier for you to meet up with friends./// ((dave courvoisier)) this sounds like the plot
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. ben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada.
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narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors...
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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. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. next year, a team of top scientists will hunker down s the nevada desert so they can experiment with a piece of advanced technology. the test will focus on a small nuclear reactor and if it works as planned, it could be a huge step toward putting humans on mars. the i-team's george knapp was given the exclusive details. in the hit movie, the martian, stranded astronaut matt damon has one heck of a time surviving and getting around in the harsh environment of the red
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establishing a base, will require a better power system than what was shown in the film. patrick mcclure/los alamos national lab: mars is in the air.....we grew up with the apollo program. we really want to make that happen in our lifetime. we think it would be a great contribution to humanity. like his other far-flung team members, los alamos nuclear reactor scientist patrick mcclure is bubbling with enthusiasm about the end uses for the small nuclear reactor his team will test in the nevada desert in 2017. the reactor experiment is dubbed krusty, and yes, its an acronym named for the character in the simpsons tv show. but the goals are all too serious. the experiment will take place in the device assembly facility, daf, a highly secure structure deep inside the nevada national security site. the krusty reactor will produce up to ten kilowatts of electricity, which may not sound like much on
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death out there. mcclure: so we can use it for deep space or the martian surface, and the idea is to build that reactor for future nasa missions. we have a power source that can range in missions, whether that's to the icy moons of jupiter and saturn, or something like encephalus or titan, or to actually provide power on mars, to make fuel, to make oxygen for a return trip. small nuclear reactors could power the habitats that and charge up the rovers that could carry earthlings on martian expeditions. mike houts/nasa marshall space flight center there's no new physics required. no giant mysteries to solve. it's very do-able. mike houts is the nuclear research manager at nasa's marshall flight center, one of two nasa outfits involved in the krusty experiment. in addition to developing nuclear reactors as mobile power sources on the ground, he thinks the same technology could act
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beyond. mike houts: the idea behind nuclear thermopropulsion is to try and get the astronauts to mars very quickly. that of course reduces their exposure to galactic cosmic radiation, exposure to microgravity, any of the other hazards associated with deep space travel. houts says the booster engine might need to run only two hours to achieve enough velocity for a quick trip to mars. the surface power systems could operate for years. size of an oatmeal box, is being built at oakridge lab. the nevada members of the team say hosting the experiment here is a perfect fit. for one, there's no cost to build a new facility,. and two, the nevada test site is where nuclear rocket engines were successfully tested 50 years ago. the site the nerva project still stands. president kennedy championed the project and visited the site a year before he died. darwin morgan/dept. of energy: it could have happened.
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rockets taking people to mars by now. that would be the reality of this. mike houts: definitely, in the 2030's, we will have the technology and the capability to go to mars. patrick mcclure: this is exciting stuff. we like it. george knapp 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the exact date for the experiment isn't set but we will keep you posted. on our website, we have more information about the krusty project, and a link to an i-team report about president kennedy's visit to the nerva project at the nevada test site./// it's time for some news you can use... a soon-to-be- released update for uber's app will make it easier to meet up with friends. you'll be able to request a ride to a specific person in your contacts.. who will get an alert for approval on their phone to share their location. the update will also make things like vehicle options and pricing readily available. ((tedd florendo))
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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 in some spots down the 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. .. ............................. .... ................ 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
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over to the southeast where they're breaking records for heat for early november. ....... ............................ ...................... satellite and radar shows 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 breezes still continuing down the colorado river. ............ ....................... ................. 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 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. ................................ ... ...................... neighborhood by neighborhood temps will be mild tomorrow with many neighborhoods int he 80's and close to 85 for the east part of the valley and closer to the high 70's for the west side of town and coolest. ........... ........................ ....................... extended forecast shows mild 80's for a several days even as we head into your weekend. breezes return late weekend but otherwise plenty of sunshine. could see more clouds develop by e weekend but otherwise shouldb ((dave courvoisier))
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the curse is over. ((denise valdez)) >> it's been so long since the cubs won a title.. ford motor company was just rolling out the 'model-t' ((chris maathuis)) >> it's been so long, that most people didn't have indoor plumbing. but the faucet of success is now flowing freely... we'll come back with a story on the cubs. plus... boxing business on the eve of the world title weigh in...
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((chris maathuis)) kris bryant and the cubs l i'm catherine cortez masto. i know some people are so disgusted with politics they think their vote doesn't matter. but we can't just sit on the sidelines when so much needs to be done. as attorney general, i brought democrats and republicans together to fight sex trafficking and drug dealers. and i took on the big banks who took advantage of nevada homeowners. i approve this message because in washington, i'll work with anyone to solve problems. for nevada. 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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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. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. 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 vot 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. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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snapping a century old dry spell by beating the indians in game seven of the world series. it was a series and outcome that was watched by cubs fans from sea to shinning sea. nats: "here's the o-1 this is going to be a tough play, bryant the cubs win the world series." and with that the curse was over... headlines screamed of chicago's win... words rang out destiny, at last, it happened, worth the wait, won for the ages, in ohio the headlines were much different... curses, heartbreak by the lake, extra painful and indian bummer. duke sims/former indian: "wanted the indians to win, happy for the cubs." ron kantowski/writer: "it was just an exhausting game." we caught up with a group of fans, talking baseball. ron kantowski has been a cubs fan his entire life.. same with his father and his father. so last night was more then just a win. ron kantowski/writer: "i remember this team the first time they made me cry was at 12 years old.. 1969 wearing the santo jersey..
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i was 12 and cried again last time i'm 59 years old so these are the two book ends for me." duke sims played with the indians... the former big leaguer is disappointed, but today, the pain eases he sees a bigger picture. duke sims/former indian: "i think it probably will bring some people back to the game that may have gotten turned off over the years." herb jaffe/writer: "i thit series, it's done major league baseball a favor." they'll spend two hours talking baseball have they have for years every week. the group has dwindled because age takes no prisoners. but as they gather today... they'll talk about the last time... 1908.... when the headlines reported on a series that was played in front of 61-hundred fans and gate receipts totaled 95-hundred dollars. the last time the cubs won the series. ron kantowski/writer:
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won anything in like 12 hours, this is what it's like to be a yankees fan, now we're finally getting to experience a little bit of that." ((chris maathuis)) speaking of the series, its easy to cheer for kris bryant. he's never -- on any level -- won a team award. that all changed in one night.. he played well in the last two games.. hit a pair of homers and even made the last out of game seven to break the 108 year old curse. he's certainly a home town hero... a world series winner and coach, couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. derek stafford/bryant's hs coach: "because honestly if im' in the same sentence or one sentence of wikipedia 100 years from now if i was just a footnote in his life which essentially i am to be associated with kris is great." "i've told you this before... outstanding kid, as great at baseball he's even a better human... if that's possible.. the type of kid you'd want your daughter to marry when she gets older. absolutely outstanding kid."
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championship fights this weekend at the thomas and mack. the champ and the legend square off. it's not far fetched to think this could be manny pacquiao's last fight. but from everything you hear... he's looking better today then he did a few years ago. and besides its historic. manny pacquiao/former champ: "why i can say this is an important fight, because this is a historical fight, another record in boxing that an active senator and boxer becomes a champion." jessie vargas/champ: "i'm bringing something completely different in many many years, and it's going to play a factor in this fight." ((chris maathuis)) the fights are coming up saturday... first of four title fights on the card will begin at 6 p.m. the best bull riders were back at it tonight at the t-mobile... jb mouney is making a fun. not many points separate the top 3 riders...
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world championship trophy is still up for grabs. ((dave courvoisier)) our strange stories for thursday right after this.///
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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 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. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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((tedd florendo)) a fight between a u-s park police officer and a raccoon ended with a bang this morning. the officer got called to a washington dc neighborhood... to get rid of the rodent. when he showed up... the raccoon went into attack mode.. and shots were fired. the officer ended up shooting
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as for the raccoon... it got away./// ((chris maathuis)) next up... batman's not gonna like this one. bats have moved into a sacramento neighborhood.. to feed on the swarms of mosquitos in the area. getting rid of the bugs is the good news... the bad news... the bats urine is leaving an really bad smell around town. experts say it's common this time of year.. because the bats use the smell to attract females for the winter./// ((denise valdez)) finally tonight... nine elementary school students have been suspended in south buying an illegal drug. at least that's what the school is calling it. the powder in question... kool-aid and sugar... known to students as "happy crack". parents though... aren't happy about the suspension... but school policy says that any substance that looks like a real drug... is treated as such./// ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us live at
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>> the late show with stephen colbert is next. tonight's guest... aaron eckhart and before we go... one more look at the paris las vegas as power is restored there. be sure to catch 8 news now good day starting at 4 am for complete coverage. we'll see you back here tomorrow
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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. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be
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