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your vote counts today.. as we find out who will be our next president. the last minute campaign push from the candidates.. to rally in voters. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- voting is already underway in some parts of the country. we take a look at what nevadans can expect.. when they head to the polls. ((brian loftus)) >> and, who doesn't like the word "free"? we check out some local businesses giving away "freebies" on this election day. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the right now./// ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. voters are already hitting the polls on the east coast... and just in a few hours right here in las vegas. 8 news now is your local election headquarters... reid binion has the latest on this election day. nats: "midnight." voters in dixville notch, new hampshire - casting
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election at the stroke of midnight... ...even as the nominees themselves pushed forward with one final round of stumping. clinton and trump -- ending monday's campaign schedule on tuesday -- with dueling rallies that ran into the morning hours. trump: "did you ever think you'd be hearing a major speech like at around close to one o'clock in the morning? are we crazy?" hillary clinton, -d- presidential nominee: "tomorrow you can vote vote for a hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted america." (applause) the oven followed a dizzying day of stops in key states as the nominees made their final pitch. clinton campaigning with the boss -- bruce springsteen... ...and the big boss- president obama.... .... introduced by first lady michelle obama. lady gaga -- also stumping for clinton. lady gaga: "go out and vote for hillary clinton. i think it's time to come to mama." (applause) trump -- knocking the celebrity appearances. donald trump: "we don't need lady gaga." ...but touting his own high profile friends donald trump / -r- presidential nominee: "tom brady." (cheers).
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their competing ideas and dueling celebrity support -- did seem unified on one initiative on the final day - the importance of voter turnout. trump: "go out and vote tomorrow." clinton: "let's get out and vote!" obama: "i ask you to vote." trump: "good luck, get out there, i did my thing." i'm reid binion reporting. ((brian loftus)) voting has been underway for some time on e this is a live look from one of the polling places in new york. not too long ago, hillary clinton was just here placing her ballot... /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> so far across the country... 42- million votes have already been cast. ((brian loftus)) >> here in clark county...it's been a record-breaking year for early voting.
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prepping for long lines. 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us from one of the county's 278 polling sites. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. few hours away from doors opening... this is one of the polling sites with a bigger turnout expected. with more than 500 thousand registered voters in clark county have already cast their ballots....county officials are preparing for a busy day for this historic election. >> nearly 73-thousand of democrats. as you remember....early voting polls closed on friday....but lines wrapped around polling sites well into the night. the cardenas market was one of several locations that stayed open late. it's estimated more than a thousand people were still in line such a noticable surge that even republican nominee donald trump....blasted clark county for letting people get in line after the posted closing time. clark county says this is allowed under state law for early voting locations.
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today...you must go to your designated polling site. that information should be on your sample ballot. if you have any questions...call 455-vote. when you actually get to your voting location....there are some rules you gotta remember. we'll give you a refresher on those....coming up in the next half hour. reporting live. nia wong 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> polls close at 7. what if people are still in line waiting to vote? ((nia wong)) >> as long as they get inline before 7....by law they will be brian. brian loftus >> nia, thank you. after you vote... don't throw your sticker away... kirsten joyce >> it's because tons of places are offering election day deals... and freebies. brian loftus >> our resident coupon hunter... michael stevens has been scouring the internet... and has your hook-up. hey michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... the wait is over... election day is finally here...
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it: ((jordan lommason // freed's bakery: "i think it kinda started with, you know, everyone kinda has a side.)) ((michael stevens)) >> freed's bakery on eastern is taking advantage of this election day... offering candidate cupcakes. they're not free... but worth it... if you want to share with the world the candidate you selected about 25-bucks. if you're looking for some freebies... listen up! marco's pizza is doing an election day promotion as well. they're calling it... "come out and vote for marco's pizza." all you have to do is go to their website... vote for their pizza... and you'll get a voucher for a free medium one topping pizza. take a look... here are some of the other places offering up deals on
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7-eleven... firehouse subs... gold's gym and macy's. i'll tell you more about what they're offering in our next half hour. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters.. on dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk))
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day with plenty of sunshn above normal. .............. today's record high is 83... and we'll be right close to that just a couple of degrees away. .............
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............. plenty of sun while a large low pressure heads into the pacific northwest and fewer high clouds for the southwest. ....... highs stay warm for us through ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the roads doing?
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((demetria obilor)) the eastbound 215 ramp to the airport connector should be back open now. und 215 ramp to the in about an hour, crews will shut down a southbound lane of i-15 between 215 and the speedway exit til 2 pm. it will happen again tomorrow for guardrail repairs. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
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the election today.. and some voters are really feeling it... why some claim they're feeling so much anxiety and stress over this election. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, cones and closures on the strip all for a state bridge the changes you can expect, coming up in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
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((kirsten joyce)) this year's election is causing some voters to feel anxiety or fear... as to who will become our next president. the american psychological association... found more than half of voters surveyed say the presidential election is a and it affects members of both parties. one psychiatrist says that can lead to heart palpitations, nightmares, and trouble sleeping: (( asim shah / baylor college of medicine: "a person may have uncontrollable anxiety, uncontrollable worry, uncontrollable fear of what happens if a or b wins or loses.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> so, here's how you can cope... psychiatrists suggest you take frequent breaks from social media... go for walks... play with your pets... and avoid political debates with
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especially ones on the other side. /// sherry how's the weather today? get ready for a stress-free weather day with plenty of
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normal. .............. you just can't complain about this weather - staying dry and warm. you do have to drink lots of water and stay hydrated. ............. pressure heads into the pacific northwest and fewer high clouds for the southwest. .. highs stay warm for us through
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((sherry swensk)) back to you./// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) no delays in the spaghetti bowl right now. ccsd has no school today because of the election.
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we have aviation nation coming to town and the rock and roll marathon which takes over the strip. ((demetria obilor)) back to you./// ((brian loftus))
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use.. of its super-charger network for new customers. the cut- off date is january first.. but anyone who buys a tesla before then.. will continue to have unlimited free charging, for now. new customers will get free charging credits that cover about a thousand miles per year. /// ((kirsten joyce)) the markets could see a major sell- off after this election... ((brian loftus)) >> what could happen if either donald trump or hillary clinton is elected... that's coming up as 8 news now good day the valley's news leader continues. /// ((a
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sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch. brunch? but it's 8pm-and it's tuesday-
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e? introducing my new brunchfast menu. with 10 delicious items like my bacon and egg chicken sandwich, southwest scrambler plate, a sparkling blood orange cooler, and homestyle potatoes. served all day, every day. only at jack in the box. 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,
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interesting turn tomorrow in the u-s market... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and like michael has been mentioning this morning... voters can get some freebies. jill wagner has more from the stock exchange. good morning brian and kirsten! the markets open on this election day after their biggest rally in months... the dow gained 371 points-- the nasdaq added 119 points.// stocks surged on word the f-b-i finished reviewing hillary clinton's emails and won't press charges... investors now give her a better chance of winning. but polls are still tight... some analysts say if donald we can expect a brexit-like sell off in the markets tomorrow. because it would bring more uncertainty about economic and trade policies. at the same time... a democratic sweep could also spark a sell off... with investors worried about more regulation in the financial and health care sectors.// many employers are giving their workers this election day off.. so they can vote. among them, general motors, spotify, western union and patagonia.. which is closing its stores.//
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construction continues on the state's tropicana later today, crews will be shutting down power to all the elevators and escalators at the four pedestrian bridges at tropicana and lv blvd. for two hours. the closure will begin at 3pm and end at 5pm. right now, the bridge connecting the excalibur and tropicana is closed down.
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this is $30 million project that will make the bridges safer and more efficient. the project should wrap up by mid-2018. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
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nevadans will be able to vote for their next president. what voters should bring with them to make sure.. you can cast your ballot. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- polling places are seeing increased security across
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that voters should be aware of. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, local businesses are giving away some "freebies" for election day. we take a look at where you can score some of it. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// (( donald trump / (r) presidential nominee: "if we win , we will be able to make america wealthy again, to make america strong again, to make america safe again, and to make america great again. god bless you everyy hillary clinton / (d) presidential nominee: "i want you to be able to say that you did vote. you voted for an inclusive, big-hearted, open-minded country future that will make sure that we all keep moving together, because i do believe we
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today, you will decide who will become our next president of the united states. thanks for waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. voters are heading to the polls... and the justice department is deploying hundreds of people in 28- states.. to monitor the results... including right here in nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) >> about 500 staffers are being dispatched to 67 jurisidictions.. including washoe and mineral counties... to watch for potential civil rights violations. as hena daniels reports... of a possible terror or cyber attack. with hillary clinton at the javits convention center and donald trump 15 blocks away at the hilton hotel in times square tonight... the nypd and secret service say they are prepared for the massive security operation. (chief o'neill) you're going to see alot of police, alot of uniforms, alot of marked cars, and some of it you wont see. the beefed up security comes after recent reports that terror groups might be planning a possible attack in new york and other
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in hopes of disrupting the election. polling places around the country will see increased security. the department of homeland security is also bracing for the threat of possible cyber attacks... (ben johnson) its really around creating doubt... doubt in democracy. a cyber command center is being manned 24 hours a day.... security experts say they don't believe a cyber attack could actually change the vote count... but they do say it could cause confusion. hena daniels, cbs news election day isn't just about picking the next president. ((kirsten joyce)) >> nevadans also have some decisions to make... you'll be asked to vote yes or no for 5 questions. if passed, question 1 would require licensed dealers to run a federal background check before selling or transferring guns. question 2 asks nevadans if they want to legalize recreational marijuana. ((brian loftus)) question 3 is about power companies .. it proposes getting rid of
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question 4 asks if voters want to get rid of taxes on prescribed medical equipment. ((kirsten joyce)) and finally, if approved, question 5 would extend the gas tax for another decade, in order to pay for road improvement projects in clark county./// brian loftus >> early voting turnout has grown in the last few election cycles... and this year continues the trend. kirsten joyce >> lines wrapped around voting sites on friday as polls were closing. it was record-smashing turnout for early voting in clark county and officials are prepping for more big voting crowds today. wong joins us live from one of the polls. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. i'm here at liberty high school 28 voting machines are awaiting inside to help make history/ county officials really want to make sure the voting process goes smooth and undisturbed for everyone. and they're getting a little help from volunteers....me tro and the aclu of southern nevada. >> the civil liberties group tells us 150 lawyers will be at polling sites in reno and
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intimidation and to make sure anyone eligible to vote is able to do so. this is not the first time aclu has sent legal observers.. back in 2012 they say the most common problem was when residents had their registration status challenged. metro is also increasing their presence today... so far they have not received any threats of intimidation or any plan to cause trouble at polling sites. (( dep. chief charles hank/metro: "without an issue we likely may not even go into the site, we're gonna come by the sites,e if things are okay we may pause for a moment and stick around, we may get out of the cars and go inside but it's not intended for us to have an officer posted up at every site- we don't feel it's necessary at this time." )) ((nia wong)) >> now when it comes to voter responsibilities: you don't have to bring your i-d but it is recommended. what you're asked not to bring are clothing or
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ballot measure. ((nia wong)) >> polls open in just a few hours at 7 am and they'll close at 7 o'clock tonight. the rule is, anyone who gets in line before the deadline will be allowed to cast their vote. i'll see you right back here at 6. back to you./// brian loftus >> nia, thank you. it's been a long election season... and if you want to treat yourself... today is the day. kirsten joyce >> a number of local and national retailers are offering up... election day deals. >> michael stevens was up even earlier this morning... tracking the deals... coupon sally... i mean... michael stevens... what did you find? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... i found out... you want to keep this sticker... because it's going to score you
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and rewarding you for voting: ((jordan lommason // freed's bakery: "it's a fun way to show people, and if they have parties and stuff like that, who they're voting for. it's kinda like a fun competitive thing we can do with the cupcakes as well.?" )) ((michael stevens)) >> freed's bakery on eastern is taking advantage of this election day... offering candidate cupcakes. they're not free... but worth it... if you want to share with the world the candidate you selected. an assortment of a dozen costs about 25-bucks. that's down from the normal sticker price. freebies... listen up! marco's pizza is doing an election day promotion as well. all you have to do is go to their website... vote for their pizza... and you'll get a voucher for a free medium one topping pizza. here's some others... krispy kreme is giving away a free doughnut to anyone with an "i voted sticker." 7-eleven is offering up a free cup of joe. firehouse subs...
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extra 20-percent off with the coupon code -- vote. of course, this is just at participating locations... but not bad... for just voting. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters.. on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) clear skies now and light
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get ready for a great election day with plenty of sunshine and temps running 10 degrees or more above normal. ....... and we'll be right close to that just a couple of degrees away. ............. plenty of sun while a large low pressure heads into the pacific northwest and fewer high clouds for the southwest. ..
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demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) all is quiet on the strip now,
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different. majority of the strip will be clolsing down for the rock n roll marathon. this race will impact i-15 off-ramps going east between tropicana and charleston. flamingo will close down between koval and i-15 all day. downtown throughout the afternoon and evening hours. routes like paradise, desert inn and frank sinatra will be helpful, but slow. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) reorganizing the clark
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school district is taking the next step. ((brian loftus)) >> the roles parents, teachers, and students will be able to have.. the school. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and dem 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. i know that, working together, we can make progress. as attorney general, i brought democrats and republicans together
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i approve this message because in washington,
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) some say this year's election will see the biggest turn this is susan b- anthony's grave in rochester... where voters have left their "i voted" stickers, flowers, and notes. she played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. city officials say they're extending their cemetary hours.. so voters can pay their respects to what she did for our country. /// ((kirsten joyce)) besides heading out to vote... we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. click on the contest tab... and upload a picture
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election day. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) beautifully clear this morning as ((sherry swensk)) beautifully clear this morning as we look out across the valley.... with a few breezes on the west side.
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winds on this election day tuesday. keeping the sunshine today and extra mild temps, too. ............. highs today will reach more than 10 degrees above normal... record of 83. .......... soggy voting day in some cities around the country... new orleans to st. louis today.
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week and above normal temps all week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus)) a plan to overhaul the moving forward... stakeholders met last night to discuss the key roles.. parents, teachers, and students will play in the months to come.
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and will be elected sometime next week. each spring, parents, teachers, and students.. will help with developing a school performance plan. they'll also give the principal advice in carrying out a plan of operation. chief student achievement officer mike barton addressed some concerns: ((mike barton, chief student achievement officer / ccsd:"some of the concerns are just wanting to know more details, how is this going to look for my school? but i think as we work through this with ab 394, i think we'll be able to determine how the school organization teams function.)) ((brian loftus)) >> barton says staff members are currentlyei /// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) aviation nation is also in town this weekend. the state is expecting delays along i-15/speedway and lv blvd. leading up to the nellis base from 9am to 5pm saturday and sunday.
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bowl. expect southbound delays driving through this area. ((demetria obilor))
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passengers on a flight in mexico.. experienced something straight out of the movie, "snakes on a plane". somehow, a snake found its way out of the ceiling behind an overheard luggage compartment... and then partially dropped itself down in to the cabin. aero-mexico said in a statement... that the plane was giving priority landing in mexico city.. where workers "secured" the reptile. the airlinl got in the cabin. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your
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>> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) plenty of sun while a large low pressure heads into the pacific northwest and fewer high clouds for the southwest. .. highs stay warm for us through veterans day and the weekend.
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((demetria obilor)) no major delays out on summerlin
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city's cable barrier rail project. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) if you've ever had a someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our morning cup of joe segment. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com. /// ((kirsten joyce)) we continue our election day coverage on 8 news now.. ((brian loftus))
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for the next president of the united states. all that and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((now, live...this is 8
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decision day is finally here! >> you're looking live right now out of where voting is already underway. ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us on election day ... i'm bri >> and i'm kirsten joyce. hillary clinton and donald trump both made their final pitch to voters in key states overnight... ((brian loftus)) it was their final chance to appeal to americans .. before they head to the polls today. craig boswell has the very latest on the race to the white house ... from sterling, virginia. the polls are now open along the east coast. hillary clinton cast her ballot in his home state of new york this morning. -nats-

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