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((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... thanking the men and women who serve our country.. the best spot for today's veterans day parade downtown. ((brian loftus)) >> and... a critically acclaimed pianist joining us in studio .... a snippit of what you can expect at the smith center. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. thousands protested against president- elect donald trump continued for a second night across the country .... ((brian loftus)) >> people took to the streets chanting "not my president." in portland, oregon .. police say peaceful demonstrations escalated there into a riot and claimed it an unlawful assembly. they fired tear gas and set off flash bangs... while some protesters set fires and smashed windows in vehicles and threw objects at officers. police fired back with rubber bullets.///
night friday (11/11) as many expressed their dissatisfaction through signs, protest chants and the act of blocking traffic. police in riot gear approached some of the biggest protests there were in los angeles and oakland.. thousands filled the streets and highways ... even blocking traffic at one point. police used tear gas and flash bang grenades .. protesters threw rocks.. each side saying the other was the first to provoke. president-elect last night...blaming the media for inciting the demonstrations./// ((brian loftus)) this all happening the same day as president- elect donald trump met with president obama for the first time to discuss the transition. ((kirsten joyce)) >> president- elect trump spent about 90 minutes at the white house.... the two focused on domestic and foreign policy. the two seemed to spread the message about unity .. and say they want to work together for a smooth transition. (( (obama ) i believe that it is important for all of us, regardless of party and regardless of political preferences, to now come together,
(trump ) i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel // it was a great honor being with you, and i look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future. ) ((kirsten joyce)) >>the president-elect also met with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and house speaker paul ryan...pledging to 'hit the ground running' come january./// ((brian loftus)) will do his first extensive post-election interview this sunday on cbs' 60 minutes. ((kirsten joyce)) it will be be conducted by lesley stahl and broadcast right here on channel 8 at 7 p-m. trump's family will join him for the interview from his residence in new york city. /// sherry, how's the
it's going to be a very mild veterans day and the weekend will be only slightly cooler, but staying nicely above normal. i see a cool down coming next week with temps back to normal and evena cool down coming next week so get the sweaters out as the morning temps will drop to some much chillier 40s. right now, we have somewhat cool 50s around the valley and outside the valley. highs back up to 80 degrees for your veterans day. ............. back to you!///
show us how you're proud to be an american. ((brian loftus)) >> upload a photo under the contest tab on our 8 news now facebook page and you would win one of our good day mugs. up to 8 lucky winners are chosen each week./// ((brian loftus)) this morning...more than a hundred floats...bands and military vehicles will march
who have served our country. ((kirsten joyce)) >> preparations for the annual veterans day parade are underway right now. 8 news now reporter nia wong is live on the parade route.. and what people can expect later today, nia? ((nia wong)) >> this year organizers got more than 120 entries for today's veterans day parade. they're busy prepping for tens of thousands to line these streets. >> the 2 hour parade starts at catch it north of charleston boulevard between hoover and stewart avenues. major road closures are happening at 6 this morning. that's going to be on 4th street between charleston boulevard and ogden avenue. on top of the familiar floats and bands that will march
as part of the celebration. it's the first time since 20-12 that this has happened. ((nia wong)) >> the parade starts at 10 o that jet is scheduled to fly at 10:10. it's still pretty chill out here so you're going to want to bring a jacket...and today you'll also want to bring some earplugs for that jet. brian and kirsten. ((brian loftus))
veterans day parade at 10 am. use 3rd and lv blvd. as alternates. there are lane closures on southbound paradise because of a water main break near the desert inn intersection. the roads are slick, so approach with caution . back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) a new route opens today, making it easier to get around downtown, and it's all thanks to project neon
and also has an update on the billion dollar project, in what's driving you crazy?" ((sherry swensk)) and... "somewhere over the rainbow" ... i might be able to tickle the ivories like philip! i've got your weather forecast .. that sounds as sweet as his music... and he puts on a special performance .. in about 15 minutes./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and ?? this fall at dunkin' donuts, get lost in pumpkin
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driving people crazy? demetria obilor downtown commuters are starting to reap the benefits of project neon...at 6am, ndot will open the new four-lane western avenue extension that connects with charleston and grand central parkway. western used to deadn of charleston. the state says the newly completed link will improve mobility by creating another north-south connection for crosstown traffic, which will relieve congestion and enhance downtown las vegas access. vist ndot project neon dot com for related updates. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com.
((brian loftus)) the music world is mourning the loss of canadian singer- songwriter, leonard cohen. ((kirsten joyce)) >> he passed away at the age of 82. no other details were provided at this time... other than a memorial will take place in l-a at iconic songs "hallelujah" .. which you are listening to .. as well as "bird on a wire" and "suzanne." his 14-th studio album "you want it darker" was just released last month and was still on tour earlier this year. he didn't just write songs, cohen also wrote novels and poetry./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk))
and blue skies on our veterans day... as we're waiting for that sun to rise over the hill any minute now. ...................... it's going to be a very mild veterans day and the weekend will be only slightly cooler, but staying nicely above normal. i see a cool down coming next week with temps back to normal and even below. ............ if you're sneezing it could be elm or cheno or sage bothering you during the fall months. head north and our high pressure will stay over the great basin to deliver the extra mild weather in the desert. ....... then next week a colder and windy system blows in. back to you!/// brian loftus
outdoors to give students a proactive presentation, in today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) kids need to learn about electrical safety. marshmallows to teach that important point.... 20:41.21 - 20:41.27 trey young-winfrey 2nd grade "they touched it and it like burnt, or got cooked, and i feel like eating it." ((brian loftus)) this was one way to capture the attention of students attending career day at bonnor elementary 21:22.25 - 21:22.36 paul catania bonner elem. principal "the teachers incorporate writing with all of the different presenters, and inside we have well over 100 presenters that are inside as well, talking to the kids about these important things." ((brian loftus)) outside was especially compelling - as work trucks, fire trucks, and squad cars
potential of these jobs 20:52.52 - 20:53.01 yolana huff 2nd grade yolana: "i do think it's pretty cool." me: "why so?" yolana: "because there's like cars, and you get to see different kinds of vehicles." 21:32.18 - 21:32.24 savannah lunkwitz kindergarten savannah: "the dump truck." brian: "why so?" savannah: "because it's cool when it dumps the garbage." ((brian loftus)) one student now considers herself a.....future firefighter 20:54.18 - 20:54.24 yolana huff 2nd grade "because you get to go in houses, and investigate." ((brian loftus)) what they do....in this case a sign and lighting service tech.....taking the crane sky-high 20:57.29 - 20:57.35 josh villegas yesco service tech. "their faces just light up, i mean, they instantly just go....oh my god....i'd be so scared." ((brian loftus)) unique jobs generated interest - from hay bales being delivered throughout town, to a cotton candy food truck 21:10.07 - 21:10.14 sari sedillo esquivel i luv cotton candy owner "show all the kids we represent the food trucks, and and that there's a lot of fun with the food truck industry..." ((brian loftus)) students left career day.....with insight and excitement about many jobs 21:15.25 - 21:15.30
"we want to be able to replicate this kind of energy, this kind of leadership." ((brian loftus)) and for young students to get a glimpse of bright futures.... 21:33.23 - 21:33.28 savannah lunkwitz kindergarten savannah: "be a paleontologist." brian: "wow, a paleontologist....why do you want to be a paleontologist?" savannah: "cause i like dinosaurs, and i want to figure out what the dinosaur bones are, and how dirty they are." ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian loftus to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas no d under sections. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a look at the roads. expect heavier traffic on the north end of the boulevard and at the i-15/speedway exit this weekend for aviation nation.
saturday and sunday. the rock n roll marathon will cause a variety of closures on the strip on sunday. avoid the area, if possible. sherry, is the piano playing coming back to you yet?? ((sherry swensk)) coming up after the break .. a talented pianist who plays so fast .. his hands turn into a blur when flying up and down the keys! philip fortenberry shows off his skills .. and how he got so good! and it's time for today's facebook
amazing talent .. performing w emmet. the two are going to be taking the stage monday at the smith center's jazz caberet showroom .. philip, thank you for being here .. your resume is just as impressive as your skills on the piano.. --tell us how you got started playing and about your prestigious career
we're live as thousands get ready .. for the annual veterans day parade. ((brian loftus)) >> plus.. soldiers.. sherry's got our weekend forecast for the holiday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... shake what ya momma gave! we've got more of this viral video that has everyone cracking up and busting a move! ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8
((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. we want to say a big thank you to all the soldiers out there, who protect our country on this veterans day. ((kirsten joyce)) >> you're looking at live pictures out of washington, d-c .. where a ceremony is being held at the world war two memorial. ((brian loftus)) as part of tradition, tens of thousands will line the streets of downtown for this morning's annual veterans day parade. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the parade is put on by the veterans action group... and this year's theme is saluting our women in uniform. 8 news now reporter nia wong is live where the parade will take place later today, nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. a big turnout is expected and you don't want to miss out... >> on top of the familiar floats and bands that will march through here... this year the air force is flying an f-35 jet over downtown
it's the first time since 20-12 that this has happened. the 2 hour parade starts at 10 this morning and you can catch it north of charleston boulevard between hoover and stewart avenues. major road closures are happening at 6 this morning. that's going to be on 4th street between charleston boulevard and ogden avenue. organizers tell us a good spot for parade seating is on 4th and bridger and 4th and ogden. they recommend parking your vehicles on any street parallel to the 4th...north of garces. they say ithe structures by fremont street are another good option. ((nia wong)) >> the parade starts at 10 o
can get a free entre at olive garden. and a free burrito or taco at chipotle after 3 pm. plus... baskin robbins is donating a portion of its profits tomorrow to united service organizations./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) it's going to be a very mild will be only slightly cooler, but staying nicely above normal. i see a cool down coming next week with temps back to normal and even below. ............ so get the sweaters out as the morning temps will drop to some much chillier 40s. right now, we have somewhat cool 50s around the valley and
invading las vegas this weekend for the annual rock n roll marathon. ((brian loftus)) >> they'll take over the strip and surrounding areas sunday night for the 26 point 2 mile endeavor. people are racing from every state .. and from across 83 foreign countries. not all will be wearing the usuall shorts and t-shirt garb ... lots will be dress up like elvis, and other crazy costumes .. wedding ceremony in the middle of it! of course, not all are running the full .. many will be doing the half marathon-- which is still a major feat./// demetria, how are the
cause a variety of closures on the strip on sunday. avoid the area, if possible. there are lane closures in place along southbound paradise because of a water main break that happened earlier this morning. crews will be in the area through noon today. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) rescue crews in florida tried to "free bird" ... ((kirsten joyce)) happened earlier this morning.
bird got into the other's territory... got stuck together in the air .. then fell into the drain. firefighters were able to free one of the birds after about an hour and it flew away. the other fell into the drain and was rescued about 2 hours later.. and evaliated for injuries./// ((demetria obilor)) sometimes .. whenever the beat hits you ... you just gotta move!!! and this woman at the warriors game this week is going viral for letting loose: (( music playing & woman dancing )) ((demetria obilor posting the crying laughing emoji and cracking up over her dancing! this was wednesday during golden state's game against dallas .. this energetic fan .. already getting into the holiday spirit too, take note of her warriors- christmas- themed sweater./// sherry how's the
veterans day and the weekend will be only slightly cooler, but staying nicely above normal. i see a cool down coming next week with temps back to normal and even below. ............ so get the sweaters out as some much chillier 40s. right now, we have somewhat cool 50s around the valley and outside the valley. ............. an area of low pressure will head north and our high pressure will stay over the great basin to deliver the extra mild weather in the desert. ....... then next week a colder and windy system blows in. demetria, how are the roads?
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dled with a qualifying home phone plan and autopay. speed may not be available in your area. call today. ?? problem for you... ((brian loftus)) >> you guys asked about it... and michelle mortensen is trying "blue apron" before you buy it. ((michelle mortensen)) blue apron boasts it's a better way to cook... and that
incredible cook )) ((michelle mortensen)) even someone like me ... who really never cooks... seriously! i know nothing. here's proof ... (( we're supposed to cut the pear .. sarita - do you have a pearing knife ..michelle: a pearing knif? )) ((michelle mortensen)) see .. i'm that clueless.. but blue apron says it;s not a problem. they'll send me everything i need in a big box .. and if i follow their directions even i can cook. my box had 2 meals for a family of four ... pork loin pizza and a broccoli side. i start with the pork... searing it before popping it in the oven. next up ... that pear! and it was really hard. ((bite it -- there not supposed to crunch are they? we're you rolling on that ..)) ((michelle mortensen)) once that was done .. it was on to the caper mayo for the sandwhiches...
just going to go .. rrrrrrr .. talk rough to them )) ((michelle mortensen)) i also rough up some garlic and before the pork is done ... i cook up some kale and turn it inot a dressing with some olive oil and lemon. (( bam it is like i am emril lagasse .. right .. i know that's what everyone at home is thinking )) ((michelle mortensen)) now it was time to cut the pork and plate it up. (( doesn't look too bad .. can't beleive i made this i'm impressed )) ((michelle mortensen)) but how does it taste? first up that pear salad. (( i kinda like it )) ((michelle o (( the capers add a zing ... the porks not bad .. the meal is pretty good )) ((michelle mortensen)) later i made the greek pizza and broccoli salad for my family ... and it too came out great. even the kids like it. now the big question .. is it a deal? that depends. it's expensive. 2 meals a week for about 70 bucks is pricey. that's about 10 bucks a person per meal ... but if you have discretionary
it might be right for you and yours. i'm michelle mortensen./// sherry, how's the weather today? demetria, how are the ((sherry swensk)) beautiful hot air balloons enjoying the eay light winds on this veterans day friday morning. ........... temps in the cool 50s and highs making it to extra warm low 80s for some neighborhoods. ........... your weekend looks great with maybe some high clouds sliding in saturday and temps sliding a few degrees to the mid 70s... then upper 70s back sunday and into early next week before the cool down comes. .......... across the desert temps stay extra mild - with mostly 80s. and here at home near 80 degrees.
((brian loftus)) i'm sure there's a joke in there somewhere about how moving into the white house is downsizing laughs meant in all respect. ((sherry swensk)) i would say that's his vacation home but that does need to be his full time home for a while, right? ad: gerald doesn't really have any hobbies last years tax rate .1469 this year we can take that down to three eighths three eighths so is he always like? ((b policy issues there after every social reaction, at the end it says something like "please vote for gerald. i need him out of the house." laughs ((kirsten joyce)) >> well i'm sure we've all been there at those dinner parties where we're like, "are they ever going to stop talking?" ((demetria obilor)) speaking of the runnin' rebs ... they weren't running in this video. they've joined in on the latest internet craze .. the mannequin challenge. ((brian loftus)) they're in the locker room looking frozen completely still. silence- anchors doing mannequin challenge ((sherry
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, november 11th 2016. violent protests against presidenel overnight. a demonstration in portland, oregon, turns into a riot. anarchists break windows and police respond with rubber bullets. the president and president-elect meet for the very first time setting into motion a peaceful transfer of power and only on "cbs this morning" defense secretary ash carter tells norah what the trump administration should know about fighting isis. and a final hallelujah for leonard cohen. you remember the poet, folk