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while the democrats are still waiting for a verdict... following last night's iowa caucuses. ((patrick walker)) dianne gallagher joins us with the latest. (nats) "god bless the great state of iowa" ted cruz takes a victory lap after a clear victory in the iowa caucuses. (ted cruz) "tonight is a victory for the grassroots" the texas senator got 28-percent of the vote... while donald trump earned -24-percent. he vows to fight on. (donald trump) "we finished second, and i want to tell you something, i'm just honored, i'm really honored." florida senator
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showing in third place... giving his campaign a shot of momentum. (marco rubio) "if i am our nominee, and i will our nominee, thanks to what you have done here in this great state. " meanwhile on the democratic side, the vote came in much like the previous polls... a dead heat. until the early morning hours, the race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders was just too close to call. (hillary clinton) "as i stand here breathing a huge sigh of relief, thank you iowa!" (bernie sanders) "what iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution. [applause]" but it's the end of the road for at least two candidates. democrat martin o'malley is calling it quits after getting just one- percent of the vote. on the republican side, mike huckabee bowed out with humor. (mike huckabee/fmr arkansas governor) "its time to officially suspend the campaign, but not because of the votes it's because of illness. its obvious the voters are sick of me and i need to acknowledge that." now the candidates look
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((kirsten joyce)) > nevadans > nevadans will caucus on two separate days. the democrats are up first on february 20-th... and the republicans on the 23-rd. ((patrick walker)) you can learn more about the process at las vegas now dot com. 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the year. and don't forget to catch politics now -- at a special time -- saturday at 7:30./// let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather.
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clear skies and very cold this morning. temps down to the 30s and we'll see some chilly 20s in spots. ............... yesterday cleared up quickly and we wound up with a lot of sunshine in the afternoon, but highs just barely made it into the 40s. ................. the winds have calmed down a lot but we will still be breezy in some spots. .............
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> /// > ((kirsten joyce)) > henderson police are investigating their second homicide of this year. police say a 25-year-old man was found dead from a gunshot wound... in the "villas at green valley" apartments... on green valley parkway near warm springs. a motive is not yet known. police say the suspect is still
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(( vanessa murphy: "any cause for concern for residents in the area?" michelle french: "at this point we are actively pursuing all leads and we are looking into every lead that we get." )) ((kirsten joyce)) the city of henderson only had four homicides last year. if you have any information on this case, call crime stoppers. /// ((patrick walker)) > n-h-p says a wrong-way driver is responsible... for a deadly crash on 215. the crash happened in the westbound lanes of 215 near aliante. two cars collided head- on... and a third vehicle later crashed into them. n-h-p says a man driving a lexus was pronounced dead on the scene. a woman driving a buick was rushed to u-m-c... injuries. two people in the third vehicle only had minor injuries. investigators are not sure... wrong way: (( trooper chelsea stuenkel/nhp: "this is an extremely tragic crash. two people lost their lives. tonight. and this section of roadway is under construction. we can't urge people enough to slow down out here. speeds.
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impaired, combined with those speeds, you lose control of your vehicle. things like this tragic crash result from that." )) ((patrick walker)) that area of 215 near aliante is an ongoing construction zone. trooper chelsea stuenkel says... she believes the current speed limit is 45. it's not clear how fast the cars were going when they collided... or how one vehicle ended up going the wrong way. /// ((patrick walker)) ((kirsten joyce))
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> that's a look at the roads... back to you./// ((patrick walker)) > cliven bundy says the battle over land rights is far from over. ((kirsten joyce)) the letter he sent to the state of oregon... telling the sheriff to get out of the way. ((patrick walker)) plus -- a professional surfer takes the biggest wipe out...
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rancher cliven bundy is preparing to lead a fight... against the government again. he released a notice that he sent to an oregon sheriff... that could be an indicator of what's to come. vanessa murphy has the story. ((cliven bundy from january 19: somebody has to stand up and it happened to be my sons that stood and they will stand. they're not gonna give up.)) ((vanessa murphy)) this is an interview with cliven bundy from january 19th. and since then - well it appears - at least one of his sons may be giving up... ((ammon bundy: to those at the refuge, please stand down.)) ((vanessa murphy)) now cliven bundy may be leading the fight. on monday - the southern nevada cattle rancher sent this notice to an oregon sheriff. - ccing the governor of the state and president barack obama..... stating we the people will retain possession of a federal refuge, and to remove all law enforcement from the county.
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monday night, a relative would not say whether he's headed to oregon....but did state he's only taking calls from militia members. ((ammon: this was never meant to be an armed standoff.)) ((vanessa murphy)) this message from son ammon bundy was released after he and several other protesters were arrested last week and spokesman lavoy finicum was shot and killed by police. according to the f-b-i, finicum reached for a gun. according to bundy and his supporters, ammon is a political prisoner and finicum was assassinated. ((protesters )) ((vanessa murphy)) while some groups in oregon are calling for peace, there are reports of four protesters still at the refuge. and bundy's notice - could mean the fight is far from over. ((bundy from january 19: i am not going to back down on my constitutional rights.)) ((kirsten joyce)) we reached out to several local militia groups... if they're workin with bundy and if they're heading to oregon. we only heard back from a
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/// ((patrick walker)) > if you've been craving for some chipotle... the c-d-c says the e-coli outbreak seems to be over. federal investigators have yet to pinpoint the cause of the outbreak. it sickened nearly 50 people in 9 states. chipotle plans to win back customers... by giving big discounts for the upcoming super bowl weekend. next monday, all chipotle stores will briefly close to meet with /// ((kirsten joyce)) > will we have six more weeks of winter?.... or will mother nature be nice and start spring early? out soon... if punxsatawney phil will see his shadow or not this
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professional surfer took a deep dive off his surfboard... falling nearly 40-feet while riding a giant wave. ((patrick walker)) this video was posted on instagram of pro-surfer tom dosland. you can see him at the top of the wave... before he slips off his board... and gets engulfed by the wave. he says it felt like "being in a car crash". he was blinded for a few seconds... because of the strong sea spray. hawaii has seen enormous waves due to el nino. /// ((sherry swensk)) > all eyes are on pennsylvania this morning... if punxsutawney phil will see his shadow. this is a live look as we wait to see... what his annual weather prediction is for this year. if phil sees his shadow... we'll get six more weeks of winter.
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we should expect warmer temperatures and an early spring. since 1988... phil has predicted the weather right 13-times... and wrong 15- times. /// ((sherry swensk)) > now we have our own predictor of spring here in southern nevada -- mojave max. max is a tortoise who lives at red rock canyon. he's hibernating right now... clark county school children in grades k- through-12... can guess when they think he'll wake up... and bring spring- like weather. /// let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk it's cold with hard freeze warnings in some areas of southern nevada and the desert this morning. .. highs just in the upper 40s today with mostly sunny skies.
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((kirsten joyce)) ((patrick walker)) we're going to find out soon...
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his shadow or not this morning. ((kirsten joyce)) here's a live look as we wait to see... if we'll get six more weeks of winter... or if spring is almost here.
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almost here.
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ad/lib ((patrick walker)) > n-v energy is proposing grandfathering existing rooftop solar customers... if they installed their system or applied for one... by september 10-th, 2015. the filing suggests seven ways the p-u-c could do this. one proposal calls for solar customers to move into higher rates over 4-years. another suggests it would let customers keep the old rates for 20-years. n-v energy chose september 10-th as the cut off... because that's when the state hit an imposed limit on net metering. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > super bowl week is here... and football fans can't wait for the big game! > kick off is set for this sunday at 3:30... right here on c-b-s. now you also have a chance to win 25- hundred dollars... during our special broadcast after the game. to enter, just go to our website las vegas now dot com... and click the super bowl banner at the top. ///
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. > it's cold out there this morning... with some places dipping below freezing. i'll let you know how long these cold temperatures will stick around... coming up in your most accurate weather now forecast. ((patrick walker)) > plus... business keeps growing for the medical marijuana industry... here in clark county.
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