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it's beginning to feel a lot like christmas...beca use temps are staying cool here in the valley. sherry has more wind in the forecast before the week ends. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus...the recovery process is under way in the south after another deadly twister swept through the area. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and...hockey owner bill foley wants to take you "behind the vegas ice" by releasing a new mini series. ((demetria obilor)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) (( robin cook, n was flying everywhere. it was bad." (co-worker) "really dark up there...right there in front of us." (robin cook, witness) "the wind was just like.and the whole door just shook." )) ((kirsten joyce)) residents in the southeast are waking up to severe damage today. thank you for waking up with us on 8 news now good day i'm kirsten joyce.. ((demetria obilor)) >> and i'm demetria obilor in for brian. at least five people are dead
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georgia, and tennessee. northern alabama, saw some of the worst damage. strong winds knocked down trees and powerlines - and turned some buildings into ruins. two people were killed in tennessee after a tornado touched down in polk county. that state is still recovering from deadly wildfires that have killed seven people so far. but it's not nearly enough to stop the region's worst drought in nearly a decade./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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neighborhoods but some highs clouds will be sliding in today. ............s but some highs right now storms are calming down across the east. sh burn in eastern tennessee, the death toll is rising three more bodies were found today in sevier county, bringing the number of people killed to seven. but the weather took a turn for the better wednesday, bringing rain, and possibly, some hope. it allowed search and rescue crews to go house by house, looking for those who may still be trapped./// ((sherry swensk)) community members survey
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buildings and homes./// ((kirsten joyce)) package theft is on the having gifts shipped to their front door for the holidays. viewers have sent us clips of it happening in centennial... southern highlands... and in the northeast. here are a few tips to protect
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sign-up for text alerts anytime you get a delivery... have your packages mailed to your workplace... ask for signature delivery, that way the carrier can't leave an item on your porch. get a post office box just for the holidays. andthe number one remedy.... according to police, know your neighbors. it can be extremely helpful to have someone you can call... to pick up packages or at least keep an eye out for strangers./// ((kirsten joyce)) and metro police have a registration program called "vegas safe cam". it's a way for officers to work with the community to solve crimes faster. for example.. after your camera is registered... if a crime happens in your area... police may come to your home and ask you to look through your recordings to see if something is seen from your home. if you're interested in signing up.. head to the "links we mentioned" section on las vegas now dot com./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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the valley slowing you down. summerlin parkway is wide open, but there's still more work to be done for the city's cable barrier rail project. expect delays on south rainbow this morning for a county improvement project. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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today with mike pence to finalize a deal he helped arrange .... that will save nearly a thousand carrier air conditioning factory jobs from moving to mexico. after indiana, trump kicks off his victory "thank you" tour in cincinnati, oh. the president elect is still deciding on his pick for secretary of state after announcing two cabinet picks on tuesday, former goldman sachs executive steven mnuchin for treasury secretary and billionaire investor wilbur ross f ((kirsten joyce)) our new hockey team the vegas golden kinghts is taking heat from an unlikely competitor. some aren't exactly happy about the team's name. because the army's parachute team name is also the golden knights. eventhough, golden knight's owner foley says he picked the name because nevada is the largest gold producing state in the country... and because of the gold tones on the strip. fans don't see the problem. (( "while the word marks are identical, you also then have to look at how they're
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>> the next step would be a preliminary injunction to stop the team from using the mark. the army would have to prove that they're in the right. officials say the review is meant to quote... "protect the proud history of the army's golden knights and their vital role in telling the army story."/// ((demetria obilor)) meanwhile bill foley is still celebrating the announcement of the team's name. bill foley will be holding a watch party for their film series "behind the vegas ice" that doce took for las vegas to get a nhl team. the part one of the series will be held next wendsday december 7th at "the born and raised las vegas bar." which is near cimarron and warm springs./// ((kirsten joyce)) calling all cowgirls and cowboys....the rodeo is back in town. ((demetria obilor)) >> we'll take a look at the kick- off for this year's national finals rodeo that starts today./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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((demetria obilor)) the frigid north dakota cold hasn't stopped thousands of protesters from camping outside to halt construction of the dakota access pipeline. ((kirsten joyce)) >> earlier this week, the state's governor ordered an evacuation of the protest camp. but now, as bo evans reports, the governor is sort of changing
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the dakota access protest camps are unsafe, and he wants protesters to leave. gov. jack dalrymple/r north dakota: "we may not be able to help you in an emergency situation. your health and safety may very well be at risk." after he ordered the camp to be evacuated monday, many thought the state would forcibly evict demonstrators. today's press conference was meant to clarify that. gov. jack dalrymple/r north dakota: "we have not at anytime, ever contemplated going to the main camp and removing people from as way to block deliveries of supplies to the camp. phyllis young, protester: "the governor issued his with threats of cutting off our food supplies. we responded by saying that is an act of war." the governor says that's not true, though delivering supplies to an evacuated area is illegal. us senator john hoeven took to the senate floor wednesday in
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what he says is going on with the pipeline. sen. john hoeven/r north dakota "this oil is already moving, it's already moving to these markets. but right now it's moving by rail and it's moving by truck." the department of transportation is keeping the roads clear to and from the camp. colonel michael gerhart, nd highway patrol.: "dot has been plowing the roads on 1806 all the way up to the camp to provide safe access for those that choose to leave," law enforcement think that some don't have an estimate on how many people remain. we reached out to standing rock chairman dave archambault for comment, he had not responded at the time of air. ((demetria obilor)) residents in the southeast are still picking up the pieces from this week's severe weather. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day.... sherry gives us a look at the damage that hit tennessee./// ((demetria obilor)) > welcome back trending
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napoleon dynamite reunited with actor efren ramirez, who played his faithful sidekick pedro, to shoot a commercial for the burger king. bill hader: >> are those the new cheesy tots... efren ramirez: >> yea..... bill hader: >> can i have one?
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bill hader: >> dang it those are good. ((demetria obilor)) >> this is an ode to recreate the scene where the friends sat in the cafeteria eating tater tots and napoleon asked whether pedro was going to eat his tots. sadly, the commercial leaves out tots into his pocket to eat later in class./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) today will be the calm between wind storms so if the wind
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allergies or just irritates you... today will be the day to grab your jacket and get out and enjoy the day. .............. winds should start bumping around tonight and then last through tomorrow and into saturday.
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west coast and across the great basin - we get the wind and reinforces the cold air. .............. winds tomorrow should get up to 25 or 30 mph and lasting into saturday. ................... mostly sunny skies in the desert and the west... and one continues to roll in and across the country. ....................... that was responsible for the line of storms that produced deadly tornadoes across the southeast. .............. our temps go up and down as we head into december. next week even colder.
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southeast turned deadly wednesday. this is some of the damage in polk county, tennessee... where at least two people, a husband and wife, were killed, the fire chief says fifty homes are damaged or destroyed. emergency services fm the response./// ((sherry swensk)) bobby bellew took these photos of the tornado destruction from us highway 43 on the at guin , alabama wednesday morning./// back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) neighbors in a westside community are on edge...
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string of burglaries happened earlier this week. and the suspects remain at large. (( mike jones, vim it's not really the dollar value. we try to move into a little safer neighborhood where things like this don't occur but its inevitable that stuff like this is going to happen." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> this surveillance video caught the suspects getting into an unlocked suv in the vistas village in summerlin. the owner says a gun was just one of a few things taken. nearby... another family believes the same men took some decorations from their front yard.
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homes... like installing surveillance cameras./// ((demetria obilor)) back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) from strollers...
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food.. and diapers.. some baby essentials are very expensive. ((demetria obilor)) >> coming up at 5-am... how the white house is stepping in to help low- income families.. make sure they get all their baby essentials. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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and looking out to see a cow staring back at you. that's exactly what folks just outside sacramento woke up to wendsday. police say the cows are on their way from oregon to texas... but somehow got out of the trailer they were staying in overnight. the herd wandered around town for a bit... before getting su complex. animal control safely rounded them up later that day and got them back on the road./// ((kirsten joyce)) police from down under got a strange surprise this week. a man came to the station in queensland, australia to report a possible homicide. he handed over what he thought was a breast implant.. he said he found it on the beach. he was worried it was from someone who had been murdered or maybe drowned. but it was a false alarm. turns out... it was a dead jellyfish.///
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grease monkey's nascar champion's week is in las vegas, this this week celebrating a week-long celebration of the 2016 sprint cup series season. after jimmie johnson earned his record-tying seventh championship at homestead-miami speedway, members of the nascar community and fans will be in town to celebrate the legendary champion for a week of events honoring the champion, the festivities will be capped off by the nascar sprint cup series awards banquet this morning at ((demetria obilor)) and the best play ground on dirt takes place in las vegas tonight. today is day one of the 32nd annual national final rodeo in las vegas. this year's prize money will be 10 million dollars. earlier this week there was the walk of champions over at the south point known as 'vegas cowboy central' the competition goes goes till december 10th at the thomas and mack center. and coming up in the 5'oclock hour 8 news now reporter michael stevens will be live at the thomas and mack for the
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids
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a shooting near downtown las vegas leaves one person dead. the getaway vehicle police are now looking for. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus -- severe weather strikes the southeast. the clean- up efforts underway this morning.. after tornadoes ripped through several states. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, sherry says we're in for more winds before the weekend gets here... and another big cool down next week... ((demetria obilor)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((demetr us, i'm demetria obilor in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. metro police are investigating a homicide.. where one person was shot and killed in their doorway. ((demetria obilor)) >> police received reports of gunshots on 10-th street, near bonanza. when police got to the scene.. they found a man in his late 40's with a gunshot wound to the chest. he was transported to umc where he later died.

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