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debuting during the game./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm kirsten joyce. ((patrick walker)) and i'm patrick walker in for brian. the 2016 presidential race now turns to new hampshire... just a day after the iowa caucuses. kirsten joyce while the republicans have a clear winner... democratic officials in iowa say the race is too close to call. 8 news now reporter michael stevens has been following the results and joins us with the latest. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) > patrick, kirsten... as of early this morning... hillary clinton and berine sanders remain in a virtual tie... while ted cruz takes top spot for the republicans. -nats- democratic officials in iowa haven't officially announced a winner ... but hillary clinton has declared victory. both candidates addressed their supporters late last night... as the numbers were still being
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want you to know i will keep standing for you; i will keep fighting for you. (sot bernie sanders) we are going to create an economy that works for working families not just for the billionaire class. with the race a virtual tie -- both candidates will likely leave iowa with roughly the same number of delegates. but pundits say the result doesn't bode well for sanders: (sot lynda tran/cbs news political analyst) this was a must- win night for bernie, and a tie is probably not going to cut it. he didn't turn out the quote-unquote obama coalition as he would have hoped. republican turnout in iowa shattered records... as voters handed victory to ted cruz over donald trump. (sot ted cruz) tonight is a victory for grassroots//tonigh t is a victory for courageous conservatives across iowa and across this great nation. (sot donald trump) we finished second, and i want to tell you something i'm just honored. all eyes are now on marco rubio - who pulled away with a third place finish last night, only trailing trump by one percent. (sot steve chaggaris/ cbs news senior political editor) it's not only going to be cruz and
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going to be bush and christie. the focus of the 2016 presidential campaign now shifts to new hampshire... which holds the first in the nation primary next week. ((michael stevens)) > the iowa caucuses also means the end for two candidates in the race. mike huckabee and martin o'malley both suspended their presidential bids last night. ((patrick walker)) > michael... how is sanders campaign reacting to the close poll numbers? ((michael stevens)) patrick... bernie sanders says his razor- thin contest against hillary clinton in iowa is giving his campaign a "kick-start." the democratic presidential candidate says it shows the american people that "this is a campaign that can win." brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast.
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how's the weather looking today? sherry swensk < 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 the 40s. ................. the winds have calmed down a lot but we will still be breezy in some spots. we have a hard freeze warning in areas of southern nevada. ............. a very slow warm up this week
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back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > henderson
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their second homicide this year. police say it happened at the villas at green valley...yesterd ay... that's on green valley parkway near warm springs. a man was shot and died at the apartment complex. while this is the 2nd homicide of this year...the city had just four for all of last year. if you have any information you can call the henderson police department or remain anonymous when you call crime stoppers./// ((patrick walker)) > ammon bundy...the leader of the oregon land set to be in federal court today. he and several others were arrested last week by the f-b- i. during the arrest, spokesman lavoy finicum was shot and killed by authorities. the group had taken over a wildlife refuge in oregon, upset over federal control of land. bundy is seeking to be released with a g-p-s ankle bracelet until his trial./// ((patrick walker)) > meanwhile...cliv en bundy is picking up his son's battle. yesterday... the southern nevada cattle rancher sent a notice to an oregon sheriff. - ccing the governor of the state and president barack obama.....
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all federal and state policing agents out of the county... and that they will retain possession of the federal refuge. some groups in oregon are calling for peace. there are reports of four protesters still at the refuge. /// kirsten joyce > now let's turn it over to demetia. ((patrick walker)) how are the roads looking this morning. < demetria obilor >flamingo is closed form the east side of the strip to koval as crews shoot the new bourne movie. use tropicana or desert inn to get around it. there's construction on tropicana and koval right now, which is causing some lane closures in the area. no accidents in the valley right now. < > < >
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((kirsten joyce)) > county leaders want to know your of maryland parkway. plans include using public art to revitalize the roadway...from cashman field. the meeting will be held this evening at the winchester cultural center on mcleod drive. it's part of a study funded by clark county, las vegas, u-n- l-v, and the national endowment of the arts./// ((patrick walker)) > the n-f-l is keeping the door open... for the oakland raiders to move
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the league issued a memo yesterday... in it, it didn't rule out the possibility of a move... but just told the teams how to respond if questioned. raiders owner mark davis met with sands owner sheldon adelson last week. they talked about a new billion dollar stadium that is being proposed near unlv. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > hundreds of c-c-s-d high school students are skipping the classroom ... and heading into the least for today. they're shadowing professionals in fields they're interested in. it's all for national job shadowing day... students will get a feel for the job, what companies and industries entail, and see how their classroom learning can apply to the real world./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a suspect, freed from jail... ((patrick walker)) why the woman...accused of helping three inmates escape... has been released. ((kirsten joyce)) could it be his last game? what peyton manning had to say when he was asked if the super bowl will be is last game. ((patrick walker)) construction starts then stops, but the cones aren't going away. demetria finds out what's going
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((patrick walker)) > teams and fans are gearing up for the super bowl this sunday! media day was held yesterday in san jose, california ahead of the big game... where the denver broncos and the carolina panthers took center stage. peyton manning even addressed reporters about the big question... will he retire after the super bowl: ((payton manning: i'm excited about this week and looking forward to playing this game and i'm gonna focus on that and deal with all the other stuff after this.)) ((patrick walker)) the nfl wanted to take away some of the crazy antics of years past- but there were still costumes and light hearted questions for the players. both teams will take a day off today and then get back to practice on wednesday./// ((patrick walker)) don't forget...
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hundred dollars during our special newscast after the super bowl. to enter just head to our website.. las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top of the page. remember...the super bowl airs right here on c-b-s on sunday./// ((kirsten joyce)) > we're getting a look this morning... at an upcoming super bowl ad! (( no i can't forget this evening, or your face as you were leaving, but that's just the way the story goes)) it's for heinz... as you can see... a group of dachsunds is running in a field to reach a family of heinz condiments. it's part of a new heinz campaign called "meet the ketchups". a 30 second version of the ad is slated to air during the game.///
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sherry swensk < they're getting some showers today for all the superbowl pre-game fun. but q big warm- up by the weekend. they will have low 70s in santa clara by sunday! ............
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showers into california and the pacific northwest again. .......... for us just the cold air stays in place. then a slow warm up by the weekend. ............... the snow storm rolling through the middle of the country today. blizzard conditions at times. .......... the groundhog did not see his shadow and so an early spring is forecast for the country. >
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((patrick walker)) > comedian bill cosby is set to be in court today... his lawyers are pushing to get a criminal charge against him dropped. a woman says cosby sexually assaulted her back in 2004 in pennsylvania. cosby says it was consensual. his defense wants the charge dropped because of a deal made with the district attorney in 2005.... saying if cosby testified in the accuser's civil suit... it wouldn't be used against him. his deposition was unsealed this past summer...and the new district attorney reopened the investigation./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a woman arrested in connection with the
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won't be charged. police say the woman taught english at the jail and exchanged letters with one of the inmates. she was booked without bail... but she's being released as the investigation continues. they say they have insufficient evidence to charge her with the crime. the three inmates escaped back on january 22nd...but are back behind bars./// ((patrick walker)) > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? < demetria obilor > construction is sticking around on the west side of town at durango and cheyenne... first they said, december, then january, but now it's february. no delays on the west side right now. ndot crews are working to build the centennial bowl interchange in the northwest. < > back to you. ///
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> trading in the garlic...for gold. ((kirsten joyce)) the new special some pizza hut locations...duri ng the big game. ((patrick walker)) and it's groundhog day... where the tradition of the little animal seeing his
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen.
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to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. taking over from apple... ((kirsten joyce)) and a favorite girls toy.. is still.. selling.. market.
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good morning jill. jill - we hear this super bowl sunday... pizza hut is putting an expensive twist on its stuffed garlic knots pizza good morning kirsten and patrick a calmer start to february for the stock market. the down dropped 17 points yesterday. the nasdaq was up 6.// if you google "most valuable companies," you'll find google's parent at the top of the list. alphabet was worth 571- billion dollars at the end of trading yesterday-- that's 33-billion more than apple. google's online advertising business is soaring... while apple's iphone sales are slowing down.// and barbie has still got it! mattel says sales of barbie dolls ticked up during the holiday season... reversing several years of falling sales. last week mattel launched a new line of barbies in different body types and skin tones. kirsten and patrick q: and jill - we hear this super bowl sunday...
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putting an expensive twist on its stuffed garlic knots pizza ? a: that's right... pizza hut is sprinkling one hundred dollars worth of edible gold shavings on top. it's to mark the golden anniversary of the big game... which is being played in the golden state. you can't actually order the gold pizza.... 50 people who order stuffed garlic knots could randomly win---- unfortunately it's only in a handful of states... not nevada or new york. kirsten and patrikc. ///
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demetria for what's driving you crazy? /// demetria obilor > rick says, "twain ave., going east after paradise rd., has been down to one lane for months. how long is it going to be that way?" this past december, county crews got started on a sewer project on twain and palos verdes street, which is just east of paradise. work here was delayed due to a water line conflict. the las vegas valley water district was in the area first, with their cones, before the county could even get started. the water district is all finished now and the county expects to be out of the area in the next few weeks. what's driving you crazy?
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can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > parents encouraging their play video games. ((patrick walker)) and...... are joining in! why some parents say they're grabbing the controller in front of the t-v with their children. ///
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with high-speed internet from centurylink. > another iowa caucus is in the books... how the results impact us in nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) nevada... we take a tour of one of the sites... and explain why recreational marijuana could soon be a reality in the valley.
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> a mother hears her son's heartbeat...for the first time since he died. the emotional meeting between a mother... and the four year old whose life was saved...through her brave gift of organ donation./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((patrick walker)) > thanks for joining us. i'm patrick walker in for brian. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm kirsten joyce. the results are in... ted cruz takes iowa... in the iowa caucues... while hillary clinton and bernie sanders sit at a dead tie this morning. ((parick walker)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us with a closer look at how these results impact... nevada's upcoming caucuses. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) patrick, kirsten... 99-percent of the precincts have reported results in iowa... hillary clinton... and bernie sanders move on to new hampshire neck-and-neck at 50 percent...
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wins with 28-percent of the vote. with the iowa caucuses in the books... two candidates have dropped out of the race... mike hucakbee on the republican side... and martin o'malley suspended his campaign leaving only hillary clinton and bernie sanders in the race for the democrats. the focus of the campaigns now move to new hampshire... then south carolina... before coming here to nevada... for the first in the west caucuses on february 20th and the 23rd: ((steve sebelius // review column journalist: things can change very rapidly. remember the campaigning that you've seen now is retail campaigning. they're on tv, they're talking to masses of voters at rallies and they're doing all that. what you haven't seen is the organizing behind the scenes. that's when you have your precinct captains, organizing their fellow captains organizing the people that actually come out to caucus -- that is how you win these things -- you don't win it with just speeches and rallies. )) ((michael stevens)) in recent months... even weeks we've seen a number of candidates making a stop here
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support for their campaigns. "politics now" anchor and review column journalist steve sebelius says what makes our caucus different from others is -- that it's the first ethnically and economically diverse state... which more closely represents the demographics of america. sebelius says... there's a very good chance we could see more candidates drop out before nevada's caucus... but as for trump... he has staying power because he's financing his own campaign. ((kirsten joyce)) michael... where will people be able to take part in the caucus here in clark county? ((michael stevens)) i'm told their are a number of locations to do this across the valley. you do have to check which precinct-- you're in... and you can do this by going to either parties website. kirsten joyce > now let's get a look at your forecast. ((patrick walker)) sherry... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk don't leave without the warm coat again this morning... we've got clear skies and very
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temps are down to the 30s and even 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. ............. a very slow warm up this week. > < kirsten, brian...
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((kirsten joyce)) > metro police have shed light on an officer- involved shooting that happened last week. they tell us officer samuel solorio fired at least two shots at 35 year-old gilberto gutierrez...they say gutierrez pointed a loaded gun at a motorcycle officer who was chasing him. gutierrez was wounded. he crashed a car that was reportedly stolen... and ran. he remains in jail pending a february 16-th court hearing.///
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are dead after n-h-p says a wrong -way driver caused a crash on the 215 near aliante. it happened yesterday... n-h-p says three vehicles were involved... one man was pronounced dead on scene... a woman was taken to the hospital where she died. it's not clear how fast the cars were going when they collided... or how one vehicle ended up going the wrong way. n-h-p does not yet know which driver is responsible for the crash./// ((patrick walker)) > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? demetria obilor < >crews are out filming the new jason bourne movie and it's causing some closures on flamingo between the strip and koval. use alternates like tropicana or desert inn to head east. stephanie street bridge is closed down through april. no major crashes in the valley slowing you down.
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< > < > back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > we're ((kirsten joyce)) > we're learning more about n-v energy's proposal to let existing solar lower rates. n-v energy is proposing grandfathering in previous solar customers...if they had their systems installed before september 15th of last year. they say the nevada public utilities commission could do
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one proposal...cust omers would move into higher rates over four years... another proposal...cust omers could keep the old rates for 20 years. rates were raised january first for net metering rooftop solar customers./// ((patrick walker)) > medical marijuana is a growing industry in nevada... and voters will get the chance to make it legal for everyone...come november. right now 13 southern nevada dispensaries will be open in clark county by the end of the week. there are seven production facilities here as well... and there are 22 pot cultivators in clark county and nye county. we got an exclusive tour of one grow facility...called body and mind, or bam, near pecos and sunset. right now their focus is on medical marijuana but the hope is to expand to recreational sale. nevada voters could choose to make recreational marijuana use ... legal this fall: ((tick segerblom/state senator: "i think both nationally and locally people are very much in favor of it.")) tick segerblom/nv state senator: "we are going to be the gold standard like we are in gaming we will be gold stardard for marijuana.")) ((patrick walker)) bam is planning on expanding...addi ng 4 more grow rooms over the next year. even if nevadans vote for
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november, the law won't go into effect until 2018./// ((kirsten joyce)) > bonding over video games. ((patrick walker)) the surprising number of parents...who play the games alongside their kids. ((kirsten joyce)) plus... preventing the zika virus from spreading. the latest warning from health
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we will have an early spring... winter. ((kirsten joyce)) it's groundhog day.. and punxsutawney phil did not see his shadow this morning... he was woken up bright and early...about an hour ago. german legend says if the groundhog sees his shadow on february 2nd...
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if not, spring comes early. according to history-dot- com... the day got its start as "candlemas day"...where candles were handed out and represented how long winter would be... that was then switched to hedgehogs...the n groundhogs. the first modern celebration of the holiday was in 1887./// ((kirsten joyce)) > here in southern nevada... we have our own version of punxatawny phil...mojave max. ((sherry swensk)) max is a desert tortoise who lives at red rock conservation area... and he brumates, or hibernates, during the winter. kids in clark county schools are asked to enter a guess as to when they think max will wake up from his nap.
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spring in southern nevada./// ((demetria obilor)) > trending this morning... a dog born with a severely short recovering from surgery this morning. his name is quasi modo and he lives in minnesota. the shelter says he's living with short spine syndrome, and is one of 13 known dogs in the world with the condition. he went through surgery yesterday...and the shelter says he's doing well and is back with his foster family. the pup is 3- years old...and looking for a home./// ((demetria obilor)) > a lot of you have been talking about this one on our facebook page. gina wrote, wish i could take him debbie wrote, poor baby! is there any sites to help with any of his expenses? and yes...there is...we posted a link on our website, las vegas now dot com.///
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sherry swensk < we loved the snow yesterday, but winter made a huge comeback with the cold air. we've got clear skies and very cold temps this morning. temps are down to the 30s and even some chilly 20s in spots.
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burrow for a while longer. ............... let's go to pennsylvania where temps have been in the 20s this morning. ................. 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. that winter storm swirling into the plains and midwest now. ................. the winds have calmed down a lot but we will still be breezy in some spots. ............. a very slow warm up this week.... just mid to upper 40s again today. > ((sherry swensk))
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on our mountains sunday into monday! at least 18 inches fell in lee canyon./// back to you./// > ((patrick walker)) > more and more parents are playing back to you./// > ((patrick walker)) > more and
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video games with their children. that's according to a recent survey that shows parents like the ability to easily control what their kids are seeing. jill wagner reports from new york. we can go this way. come- there's coins." most saturday mornings, 6 year old kaitlyn plays video games with her father for an hour or two. (sot: eduardo hernandez/fath er) "she looks forward to it at the end of the week, you know -the weekend. just start off our weekend doing that." it's a common trend. the consulting firm magid interviewed 3000 parents and found (graphic) 92% of those whose kids play video games play alongside them. sot: (mike vorhaus/preside nt, magid advisors) "so this is not just a core device for hard core gamers. this is a family device. we like to think of it as the next new kitchen table in the family." (standup: jill wagner/cbs news/new york) "the survey shows the majority of parents prefer that kids play with consoles that are easy to monitor- rather than on
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tablets." (vo) the survey also found that more than three quarters of parents say their primary reason to play games is to spend time with their children. (nats) kaitlyn's mom agrees- citing busy schedules for everyone in the family. (sot: julie babayeva/mothe r) "when we finally have some time together, we like to do things she enjoys. and she enjoys other activities too. but this is one of them and we have fun together. we like it." kaitlyn's parents also encourage her to play educational she's learning, as well as having fun. jill wagner, cbs news, new york. kirsten joyce > now let's turn it over to demetia. ((patrick walker)) how are the roads looking this morning. < demetria obilor >crews are out filming the new jason bourne movie and it's causing some closures on flamingo between the strip and
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this is a live shot of the area from one of our photographers who drove down. accident on blue diamond ramp to i-15 south... delays in the spaghetti bowl right now along southbound i-15 and us 95. < > back to you./// ((patrick walker)) > two families... brought together through tragedy. (( she would be so selfless to be able to think of another
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her grief)) ((kirsten joyce)) how a little girl says thank you... life./// switch to centurylink prism tv, and get the same great channels cable gives you, without having to deal with cable.
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countries are being added to the list pregnant women should avoid because of a zika virus outbreak. officials with the world health organization declared the virus an international emergency yesterday... the virus has been linked to a birth defect in thousands of babies...that causes an unusually small head./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a california t-v news crew was injured while covering storm cleanup early yesterday morning... the reporter and photographer were hit by a large tree. the team was taken to the hospital... the photographer broke his leg. the reporter suffered serious injuries...and needed surgery... her husband says it will be a long recovery. /// ((patrick walker)) > now let's send things over to sherry swensk kirsten joyce sherry what's the forecast look like
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sherry swensk < clear skies and cold temps as we look out from our red rock camera.... sunrise is a little earlier as we can see some early light already. ............. temps down to freezing as we expected. even some 20s, but thankfully less wind today in most areas. .............. plenty of sunshine for the week and it will take all week for temps to climb back to normal territory. we'll finally get highs back to low 60s by the weekend and overnight lows back to 40s and out of the extra cold 30s./// > <
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with demetria./// > demetria obilor < < no beltway delays. crash on blue diamond ramp to i-15 south. no other crashes. > < > back to you.///
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california years ago. other children. ((kirsten joyce)) now...she's return... she's hearing his heartbeat again...from the little girl who received it. (( crying )) ((kirsten joyce)) heather clark's 7- month-old son lukas died suddenly in 2013. clark met 4- year-old jordan in arizona this weekend... the donation was made anonymously and the families hadn't met until then.. clark says she decided to donate her son's prevent more tragedy: ((heather clark/donated sons organs :08) "there is another family out there, somewhere, you know who's feeling something of
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i have the chance to make them not go through what i'm about to go through")) ((kirsten joyce)) little jordan was fighting for her life before the transplant because of a congenital heart defect... but thanks to clark's son...she gets a second chance./// ((kirsten joyce)) > remembering the life of the man who put celine dion on the map... ((patrick walker)) coming up at 6:00... this week's celebration of life... for her husband, rene angelil. ((kirsten joyce)) > plus... trying to stick to your new years resolution... the healthy meals you can make for the super bowl festivities///
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battle in oregon seems to be heating up.. the new call for action... from one of the protest leaders. ((patrick walker)) > plus... the race is on... and the results are in from the iowa caucus! the candidates that came out on top. kirsten joyce > and... food and football! we'll break down some recipes you can make for the big game... that won't break your diet./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten
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