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officially underway.. extensive live team coverage of the big reveal.. the owner... the fans... the search for golden knight merchandise.. we have it all covered... -------------- ((denise valdez)) >> plus.. "the raiders belong in oakland." a new stadium plan.. for oakland??? what's going on? could a last minute hail mary prevent the raiders from coming to the valley... -------------------- ((tedd)) another s but big changes ahead in the extended forecast. we'll show you what to expect coming up on the valleys news leader.
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as emcee of the big reveal tonight.. he begins our live team coverage... ((chris maathuis)) it was historic... from this day forward, las vegas will have a major league sports identity. majority owner bill foley and the maloof brothers shared the dream.. and today, five months to the day that an nhl expansion franchise was awarded to las vegas, a huge naming party was held on the plaza at t-mobile to make it official.
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disappoint. nats: "the vegas golden knights.. oh my." bill foley/owner: "good lookin' hat you have on, by the way.. it's done we have our name vegas golden knights, golden knight, we have our logo it's a powerful logo, i've been telling people, we're going to have a great logo and it's going to denote power, strength and dedication, fortitude." gary bettman/commish: "we thought that this was going to be very strong and vibrant, and again focus tonight on the logo and and name, the george mcphee/gm: "we've got something special here and it's a treat for all of us." when the fireworks ended, the chatter started.. fans are impressed with the name, logo and what it stands for. fans: "golden knights i love everything about it.. .it's so fitting for this place... i think the gold black and silver really go well together.,.. you don't like golden.. no silver is better... it's awesome, good, classic... they didn't go with desert knight the gold is a lot strong i
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vegas golden knights now prepare for glory. bill foley/owner: "i'm told there were three or four five thousand people here and that they had another 2-3 thousand that couldn't get it., cause it was too crowded, too much traffic., so we pulled it off, i was hoping we'd get a couple of hundred." ((chris maathuis)) >> the crowd was simply amazing.. fans filled the plaza. it had an electric feel.. and that's where we find jon tritsch live with the fans point of view of the big reveal... the people wanted to know..las vegas sports decision 2016 is finally over..it ended with a popular choice and arrived like a knight in golden armor they were hanging over the edge in anticipation.. pouring into the plaza by the thousands..and wearing their game day best..all for a glimpse at history the mother of all announcements united families for a trip to
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revealed in a newsletter or press release..it came courtesy of a spectacle..a vegas specialty it was a snapshot and slapshot of what's to come...we don't know the players..but the franchise identity is unprecedented buzz who knew the desert could warm up to ice hockey so quickly you couldn't help but bask in the glory of the moment and think ((jon tritsch)) the prevaling thought number one..
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people are here..secondly..t his is awesome.let's play soon enough..chris.. jon tritsch..8 sports ((chris maathuis)) >> foley considered a pair of other names for the tm desert knights and the silver knights. but in the end... the golden knights is our team name now... back with sports in about 20 minutes... denise.../// ((denise valdez)) >> now -- we know the team name. so let's get to some of your questions. first off.. where can i buy golden knights merchandise? ((denise valdez)) >> right now.. it appears the only place is outside the t-mobile arena. the lines were very long for most of the night. we don't know of any golden knights gift shops opening around the valley... but stay tuned!///
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>> to have a team -- you got to have players. well.. an expansion draft is still several months away. ((denise valdez)) >> the actual draft takes place june 18th through the 20th. each n-h-l team has to choose a certain amount of players to be available for the draft -- so there's a good chance you could see some big names on the ice here in las vegas./// ((denise valdez)) >> and finally.. what about season tickets.. is it too late to join in on the fun? ((denise valdez)) >> there's a waiting list for most sections. so you could put your name on the list. but -- there's always craigslist and stubhub -- if you are want s some major cash./// ((denise valdez)) >> our facebook page is buzzing tonight with golden knights chatter... especially about the new name.. debbie writes.. should have been the silver knights! said it as soon as they announced it! anthony writes. like it. yes, we live in the silver state but this is representing vegas people! and connie writes. don't care what the name is...so excited to have a home team. you can join the debate by going to our facebook page right now.
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meanwhile ... a possible setback on the football front after city officials in oakland say they've found a way to keep the raiders in the bay area -- and stop the team from coming to las vegas. shakala alvaranga has the details. ((shakala alvaranga)) dave, it's not the best news for those hoping the raiders will make the move. an agreement has apparently been reached by the mayor of oakland and a private investor group -- that's willing to fund a new stadium for the team. "the raiders belong in oakland. this is where they were born and raised they are part of our identity." ((shakala alvaranga)) the raider nation rejoices. "we know that we've got to be competitive to get the raiders attention. that's what we're intending to do. this is one small step in a complicated deal." ((shakala alvaranga)) mayor libby schaaf says the city has found a partner in the fight to keep the raiders in oakland -- the lott group. "we're excited that for the first time we're working
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not just the passion to keep the raiders in oakland but also the capacity to put upfront the amount of capital it will take to privately finance a stadium." ((shakala alvaranga)) schaaf, who has adamantly opposed using public money for the stadium, was tight-lipped about the deal but says financially ... it works. "private money would go to build the stadium, whereas we would only use new revenues generated by the project itself." ((shakala alvaranga)) framework announcement, nevada governor brian sandoval says: "i trust mark davis. i take him at his word. i will continue to monitor the process established by the nfl." the raiders did not respond to a request for comment tuesday. but schaaf says owner mark davis is aware of the framework. "it's my job to bring him a real deal that is competitive with las vegas or any other market and that is what i'm hoping to have the opportunity to do
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the plan still needs approval by the oakland city council. it will be brought to the board in a closed session next tuesday. shakala alvaranga 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) one man is dead and the search is on for his killer. it started as a call for shots fire in the 51-hundred block of east twain near nellis. now it's a homicide investigation. reporter brittany edney was first on the sn brittany? ((brittany edney)) >> i'm told when responders first arrived on scene, two people were performing cpr trying to save the victim but the male in his 20's-to-maybe early 30's did die on scene. while police say there was at least one witness, they're still trying to figure out what exactly happened. and it's still too early in the case to pinpoint an exact motive or give a suspect description. but a witness told police they
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then get on nellis. there's still no word yet as to whether this could have been gang or narcotics related. investigators say when the shooting happened... people did the right thing and alerted police. ((sgt matthew sanford, metro police "this time of year there tends to be more interaction with public and sometimes that interaction leads to shootings and sometimes homicides. so just be vigilent, be aware of your surroundings. if you see or hear something happening, please call 911 don't approach people and let the police handle it." )) it >> this is the 153rd homicide in metro's jurisdiction this year... anyone with any information on this case can make an anonymous call to crimestoppers. reporting live, brittany edney, 8 news now./// ((denise valdez)) >> cyber attacks.. happening right here in the valley. and it seems casinos could be easy targets. ((dave courvoisier)) >> we're talking about hackers... major local corporations.. and ransom.. we connect the dots..
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this is 8 news now at eleven." ((dave courvoisier)) tonight.. part two of our i-team investigation into cyber security, anyone can fall victim to cyber crime. ((denise valdez)) >> but hackers have zeroed in on some large targets here in las vegas: hotels and casinos. the i-team's vanessa murphy tells us it's an expensive -- dark secret that few want to admit bei
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protect customer information... none would agree to any interviews and no official comments. ((jonathan: nobody wants to show where they're weak. and i think that's one of the problems that we have in terms of responding to cyber security threats.)) ((vanessa murphy)) jonathan narveson is a managing director at accenture - a global company which helps businesses with technology. ((jonathan: whether you're talking industry wide in banking, in insurance, in casinos, across the board, cyber crime is a vey those firms.)) ((vanessa murphy)) turns out iranian hackers may have been to blame for the attack against international gaming giant las vegas sands - the venetian and palazzo websites were taken down and employee personal information was stolen... according to bloomberg, damage was estimated at 40-million dollars. ((jonathan: we see it from the cyber activists who
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know, the old classic college guy in a bedroom in his basement who's doing the attacks.)) ((vanessa murphy)) arresting the hackers rarely happens... ((adam pranter/fbi: how many we can actually get our hands, that's become harder and harder because the nature of the internet, right? is such that you know every corner of the world can attack anyone anywhere else so vegas isn't immune to that.)) ((vanessa murphy)) pranter runs the f-b-i cyber squad in las vegas. he says cyber attacks have cost businesses in the valley millions - and the i-team has learned that's for a variety of reasons... ((vanessa murphy/reporter: are companies paying ransom to hackers? adam: i believe some companies are paying ransom to hackers. yes. we advise that they not pay ransom you know for the same reason we don't want to keep that - because they're making money off these - we don't want to keep that organization having
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often times - hackers will lock information until digital currency is transferred in a nearly untraceable way - and when a company's livelihood is threatened - well....they send the money. ((vanessa murphy/reporter: have any if your local clients paid ransom? troy wilkinson/axiom: yes.)) ((vanessa murphy)) troy wilkinson runs axiom cyber solutions which provides security for businesses in las ga ((troy: we never recommend paying the ransom simply because we're going to encourage this behavior.)) ((vanessa murphy)) the businesses end up funding the enemy. and since there's no requirement to report any attack or whether ransom is paid...the problem is difficult to get ahold of and fight. ((adam: it's difficult for me as well to quantify a lot of what is going on out there.)) ((vanessa murphy)) the head of the nevada gaming control board would not agree to an on camera interview....
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property has affected gaming operations... and businesses are encouraged to report any attacks - but again they are not required... ((troy: it's the perfect storm of hackers having the ability to take advantage of open vulnerabilities.)) ((vanessa murphy)) vanessa murphy, 8 news now./// ((dave courvoisier)) you can check out several i-team reports on cyber security on our website at las vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) ((tedd florend behind a cold front that passed through last night. these are temps we haven't seen since february as we finally dropped below normal. temps today near 60 and unseasonably cooler than the mid 60's we're supposed to be at. winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our
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well but become milder by the weekend. ....................... ............ ................................ .. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're lower in elevation and obviously cooler for the westside near the mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday. we have cooler weather in the wake of that cold front so temps will take a while to recover. we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some freeze alerts have been issued but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. winds become more light breezes tonight and less windy as earlier today. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies continue as we wrap up the workweek. ................................ ... .................. extended forecast shows milder temps into the weekend with more clouds by sunday. slight chance for showers on
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stay cool and more seasonably next week. overnight lows stay chilly in the 40's for much of next week.
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but this is las vegas... there's always something more. ((denise valdez)) >> the runnin' rebels were in action tonight... chris ((chris maathuis)) >> first it was the big name reveal party.. now we'll see if the rebels are celebrating tonight. the runnin' rebels hosting northern arizona and they'd need a paul bunyon type effort to beat the lumberjacks. plus.. the battle for the fremont cannon is only days away...
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coach marvin menzies have gotta be feeling marvelous after tonight's showing. unlv facing northern arizona. fans will buy in if the rebs up this kind of an effort... very impressive performance by the home team. rebels were on fire tonight... shooting 55 percent in the first half... kris clyburn two of his 8. this is what fans like to see and menzies promised the rebels runnin.. six players finished in double digits. unlv had 26 fast break points.. and led 53-25 at the break. even guys who probably shouldn't be poppin' three's were poppin' threes... rebs hit 11 of em in the game. unlv scored 60 points in the paint and scored 27 points off nau's 16 turnovers. ya know where this is going... unlv playing very confident and as a team... they had 26 assists tonight.
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and they're biggest lead was 42... unlv chops down the lumberjacks winning 110-to-71... triple digits, that's going back to the glory years at unlv. marvin menzies: "we're not going to score that many points every night, hope we do.. we'd be selling out by conference... but when things are clicking hopefully they embrace that and say this is how we've got to play." jalen poyser/guard: "everybody is having fun, it's a beautiful thing to watch on and off the floor." marvin menzies/coc everyday and so when they get a chance to do that in front of the fans it's a special night." ((chris maathuis)) it certainly was special... 110 points if fun to watch... now what will they do for an encore... rebels host tcu at the mack on friday night. ((chris maathuis)) unlv's biggest game of the year is coming up this saturday and the cannon is painted red.
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up north, where the pack seems to have lost its way. reno will show up... but the wolf pack's bark isn't what is used to be. tony sanchez and his rebels stormed reno and came away with an impressive win last year.. and they fully expect to do the same thing at home this week. tony sanchez/coach: "we want to send sr. off on a good note, it been since the john robinson years since they've been able to win two in a row and send the seniors off with a win so it's a big deal.. we want to send them off the right way. ryan mcaleenan/sr. linebacker: "no matter if we went to a bowl game, it doesn't matter everyone is fun game, most of the time it close, so it'll be a fun saturday. tony sanchez/coach: "last opportunity to walk out and be a rebel and fight for a win, that's special. all of us who played had that opportunity and you never forget it." ((chris maathuis))
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cannon. ((denise valdez)) back with a hair raising strange story -- after this.///
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((denise valdez)) and we take you to fresno.. for a hair raising rescue. fat boy -- the cat -- has been stuck on top of an electric pole more than a week! seems like he was trying to get away from a dog.. and couldn't get down on his own. after several agencies refused to help -- the electric company shut off power to about 200 homes for a couple of hours -- so workers could reach him. fat boy was hungry ans thirsty -- but should be okay. /// ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us live at eleven. ((denise valdez)) >> the late show with
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triple j's -- james marsden jimmie johnson and john waters.
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