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((paul joncich)) happening right now in cities across the taking to the streets... protesting the election of donald trump as president. ((christianne klein)) >> it's been about 48- hours since trump was elected... and about 48- hours since trump was elected... and last night... we saw the first of these protests. things were pretty quiet for most of the day... until night fell. ((paul joncich)) >> right now there are protests underway in
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baltimore, minneapolis... and new york city. we'll keep an eye on these protests throughout the night... and keep you updated on any new developments./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for joining us tonight at 6:30... i'm christianne klein. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich. despite those protests... president elect donald trump and president obama were able to put their differences aside... as they met in the oval office today. as weijia jiang reports... they were both cordial with each other during their first one on one meeting. president obama and minutes talking together in the oval office. ((trump)) "i very much look forward dealing with the president in the future - including counsel." president obama said he's focused on a peaceful transition of power. ((obama)) "we now are gonna want to do everything we can to help you succeed b/c if you succeed then the country succeeds." (( weijia jiang/cbs news, the white house)) trump has visited the white house during the reagan and
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first time in the executive mansion. "love trumps hate" anti-trump demonstrators protested outside of the white house and said the president-elect has to bridge a deep divide in the country. ((desiree cormier/ protestor )) "he does not represent our values, he does not represent our ideals, he does not represent this country, and we won't be silent. we will hold him accountable." trump and vice president-elect mike pence met with leaders on capitol hill. they also got a look at the inaugural platform being constructed... and talked issues with hs ((ryan)) "we are now talking about how we're going to hit the ground running to make sure we can get this country turned around." that includes gutting obamacare and lowering taxes - both easily expected to clear the republican majority in congress. wejiia jiang, cbs news, the white house. ((christianne klein)) when donald trump takes office... one of the people on capitol hill who will work with him... is a senator who has been skeptical of trump in the past. ((paul joncich)) >> in an interview with 8 news now back in december... nevada senator dean heller
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hispanics... women and arizona senator john mccain during the primary election cycle. politics now co-host patrick walker spoke with heller this afternoon to get his reaction to the election. ((patrick walker)) >> six months ago... heller was the first nevada republican to very strongly denounce many of donald trump's comments. he even floated the option of voting "none of the above" for president. i caught up with the soon-to-be senior senator to talk about where he stands now... post-election. ((patrick walker)) back in may... senator dean heller was the publically strongly denounce many of the things donald trump had said up to that point during the presidential campaign. heller even floated the idea of not voting for either candidate. ((sen. dean heller/(r) nevada (may 2016): "no what i am committing is to vote against hillary clinton, at this point there are a lot of options. this is the only state that gives you a third option and that is none of the above.")) ((patrick walker)) election day has come and gone. donald trump will be in the white house come january 20th. ((sen. dean heller/(r) nevada: "people are talking, this is a better day, and people are really happy with what they see.")) ((patrick walker))
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fully behind trump. reconcilliation -- he says -- will happen in due time. for now... he'll take any potential relationship with trump one day -- or one bill -- at a time. ((sen. dean heller/(r) nevada: "my job is to go back there and work with the new president, if i like his policies i'll support them.")) ((patrick walker)) as for working with his new colleague... democrat catherine cortez masto... heller says that has already taken a positive step forward. i asked heller if cortez masto can represent rural nevada... after losing every county except for clark... which was good enough to win the t ((sen. dean heller/(r) nevada: "i will do everything i can to support her to make sure she does i've already talked to her on the phone, told her we have a lot of work to do together for the state of nevada, i'm willing to work with her, she's willing to work with me.")) ((patrick walker)) >> party-wise... the makeup of the u-s senate remains just about where it was before the election. but as you heard the senator say... he won't be a rubber stamp for trump's policy proposals. ((paul joncich)) >> what was heller's reaction
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>> he says it's bittersweet... because the white house went red. much like what senator harry reid has done... heller wants to work in the next few years to ensure his re-election in 2018... and to help elect republicans to the house. of course... he didn't compare himself to harry reid... that's a comparison i'm making./// ((paul joncich)) police are searching killer... who targeted a homeless man in the early morning hours. ((christianne klein)) police say the man was found lying against a fence near owens and las vegas boulevard around 4:30 this morning. >> he was taken to the hospital where he later died. we're told there's still no motive in the shooting. metro police held a special press conference today.... saying the man should never have been a target on the streets... because he should have been in a shelter. they also remind everyone with the
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to not give homeless people on the street food or clothing... despite the good you may think you're doing: ((captain andrew walsh, metro police: it makes it easier for people to stay on the street and not take part in the services they so desperately need to be re-humanized and to be brought back into society in a way that's productive and a way that's better for everyone especially them and their families. )) ((paul joncich)) >> this is the 149-th homicide metro police have investigated so far this yr it... call police or crimestoppers./// ((christianne klein)) and police need your help finding a missing woman. take a good look at her picture just in case you see her. her name is kelly thorn. she's been gone for more than a week now. police say she was last seen near nellis and owens... wearing a dark blue hoodie.. black pants and shoes with orange laces. if you see her.. call police immediately./// ((paul joncich)) if you didn't receive a gift card or cash in the mail
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mccarran... was sentenced today for stealing cash and gift cards from people's mail. 27- year- old martin sagaga lio junior was sentenced to 30- months of probation for his guilty plea. we're told he stole more than 200 mail items between december 2015 and february 2016./// ((tedd florendo)) (((>>looks like another warm as highs climbed to the high 70's and 80's in some east valley neighborhoods where we're lower in elevation and
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calm again and don't expect to be an issue overnight. ............ ....................... ........... hour by hour tonight should another warm to mild night with temperatures expecting to cool off late night under clear skies again. late night overnight more nice weather tomorrow with your start in the 60's by morning. we'll have a full update on your weekend coming up in a few minutes.
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this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((christianne klein)) the push to build an n-f-l stadium in las vegas just got a little more real. governor brian sandoval just appointed three people to the 'clark county stadium authority board.' they include steve hill, dallas haun, and bill hornbuckle... who sandoval described as negotiators." senate bill one was passed in a special session of the legislature last month... approving 750- million dollars from room tax hikes... helping pay for the nearly two- billion- dollar stadium. we're still waiting to see if the raiders will make it their new home./// ((paul joncich)) downtown living keeps getting more convenient. next week... "the promenade at juhl" opens up. it's a 20- thousand square foot retail center right at the juhl residential development. there are restaurants and
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week from today./// ((christianne klein)) just down the road a bit in downtown las vegas... the mob museum is planning on letting locals in for free next week. mark your calendars... because on tuesday you won't have to pay a dime to visit the museum. it's in honor of 'kefauver day'... which is the anniversary of the kefauver committee hearing which took place in the mob museum building on that day in 1950. the outcome of those hearings advanced the nation's fight against organized crime... and helped shape las vegaa ((paul joncich)) president- elect donald trump... gets the official wax treatment. ((christianne klein)) up next on the valley's news leader... why madame tussaud's is stepping away from tradition... and won't be using human hair for trump's wax figure./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at six-thirty.
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touches on its latest wax figure. ((paul joncich)) >> president- elect donald trump will be the newest statue visitors can snap pictures with. they've already got the mold pretty much ready... they had one made of hillary clinton too... in case she had won. now they're trying to get his hair just right. they're having to use the belly hair from a yak... because they say they can't find the right color in human hair. the wax museum is hoping to have the replica ready in time for
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((weather toss)) tedd florendo november day here in southern nevada?! certainly not
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our sky cameras showing clear skies across the region. .............. right now temps across the valley are in the low 80s and some upper 70s -- so very mild into the early evening. .............. today we climbed to 80-degrees...that's 10 degress above seasonal normal! normal temps. for this time of the year is usually 70 degrees. we'll continue to see our sunny skies for the next couple of days.... strong high pressure will bring persistent mild and dry weather through the period. temperatures will average several degrees above normal. slightly cooler conditions with periods of high clouds can be expected over the weekend and into early next week. ............ tonight look for lows in the
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still trending warmer than normal for thid time of the year. tomorrow look for temps. in the upper 70s more sunshine. ............. your extended forecast shows temps finally dropping out of the low 80s into the upper 70s through friday. mid 70s through the weekendand into early next week. ((christianne klein))
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open for black friday. both target and walmart will open at six- p-m on thanksgiving. they'll offer their deals right from the start... hoping to streamline the process from year's past. they're one hour behind toys r us... which will open at five p-m on black friday... and they'll stay open for 30 hours straight./// ((christianne klein)) we posted this on facebook... and michael says he feels bad for the employees. scottie says "they will not be getting my money! i will be with family." and maria says "no! my baby girl missed fam had to work... sad!" you can sound off at six every night... just go to our 8 news now facebook page./// ((christianne klein)) liberty high will be rockin' tonight... prep football playoffs get underway soon. ((paul joncich)) >> chris maathuis is live at the home of the patriots with a last minute preview. ((chris maathuis)) >> that's right... liberty and silverado tangle here but that's not all. this is another big weekend for las vegas with 40 thousand runners making their way here. but that wasn't always the case...
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it's a big night in the valley for some area high school football players. ((christianne klein)) chris maathuis is live at one of tonight's semi-final game at liberty. chris? the bright lights at six high schools around the valley will be shinning tonight...
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here at liberty where they haven't lost a game in league play. but silverado stands in their way in this semi final game. joining me is ((chris maathuis)) from football to running... more then 40 thousand runners are in las vegas this weekend for the annual rock and roll marathon. this event has really grown over the last decade and it's now run down the world famous las vegas strip. but it wasn't always that way... take it from one who knows... jon tritsch has the story of a woman who's nearly seen it all. jon tritsch: bring out the former mayor..a sponsor mascot.. and and the registration o relentless runners..but most impressively..but bring back judy ikenberry..the legend..and winner of the first race way back in 1967 (judy ikenberry/1st winner: "there was no aid stations, there was no water, there were no mile markers, there were no awards. it was a whole different experience.") jon tritsch: women technically weren't allowed to run in 1967..50 years ago...a defiant ikenberry said..really? catch me if you can.. (judy ikenberry/1st winner: "and we stood on the
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off and we ran with them. we ran on the 15 freeway. it wasn't finished yet, so for mile 12 to mile 17, we ran on the freeway.") jon tritsch: it was once a nice little sunday jog..now it's the 8th largest tourism weekend of the year... (judy ikenberry/1st winner: "1967 there were maybe 50 or so women in the whole united states who ran distances, just because we like it." (jon tritsch/8 sports: "a lot has radically changed in the last 50 years since the race began: the route, the competition, this city, everything except for the running community.") (judy ikenberry/1st winner: "i got to tell people, if you want to do it, you have to understand the hardest thing about running is, the hardest thing about any exercise, anything you do, is the first step out the door.") jon tritsch..8 sports now.. ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news
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((paul joncich)) >> be sure to watch 8 news now at 11...
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from washington, d.c., this is the "jeopardy!" teen tournament. please welcome today's contestants -- a senior from sayreville, new jersey... a sophomore from la jolla, california... and a junior from elm grove, wisconsin... and now from dar constitution hall,
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[ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. and thank you again, ladies and gentlemen. it's good to be back with you. in addition to bragging rights, there's a certain amount of cash involved in this teen tournament. $5,000 to the players who are eliminated from further competition this week in the quarter-finals. in the semi-finals, if you lose, you get $10,000. and then, of course, $25,000 for third place on -- at the end of the tournament next week, $50,000 minimum guarantee for second place, and $100,000 for the winner. emily, sabrina, and jack, good luck. here we go. jeopardy! round. let's take a look at your categories. starting off with... followed by... a lot of stuff happened.

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