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brian loftus > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce and i'm kirsten joyce. it's 5-oclock. we're following breaking news this morning... ((brian loftus)) police are investigating a shooting... let's send it over to michael stevens who's live on scene with the details. michael stevens is live on scene where police say one person was shot. that person was taken to the hospital in critical condition
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against the woman.. accused of purposefully running down people on the strip.. is back in court today. police say lakeisha holloway plowed into a group of people... walking in between the paris and planet hollywood hotels. 1 person died and more than 30 were injured. her toddler was in the back seat when it happened. we'll be in court for holloway's appearance at 8-am.. and will update you on what happens on-air and on las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) > metro police are apologizing for a 9-1-1 outage on tuesday. ((kirsten joyce)) this comes just months after a new multi-million dollar system was installed. metro police held a press conference yesterday. there was a 9- 1-1 failure for about six hours...people calling for help received busy signals, calls were dropped, and some callers may have waited 30 to 50 minutes for an answer. the 9-1-1 system was replaced in december. the department says it will cost more than 7 and a half million dollars over the next ten years. and that the system needed to be replaced because it was outdated../// ((brian loftus)) > a controversial convention is
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even though thousands of people signed a petition to keep it out. the safari club international is going on for its annual 4 day convention at the mandalay bay hotel and casino... and it showcases trophy hunting. over 70- thousand people from all over the world signed the petition... and animal advocates say they'll be there every day...protesting the event. the humane society says the story of cecil the lion...a protected lion killed by a hunter last year... helped grow their support: (( wendy keefover/humane society of us: "the outrcry of cecil has galvanized people around the world and people starting to understand how disgusting this practice is.")) ((brian loftus)) the safari club says the group supports the right to protest... but that it does much more for the conservation of habitat than many of the policies supported by the protesters. demonstrators say they will stay put outside the hotel until saturday when their rally will coincide with some 30 other cities across the country./// ((kirsten joyce)) > today...we should find out more about what charges ammon bundy and other oregon protesters face... a federal grand jury returned the indictments against the 11
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an armed standoff has been taking place at a wildlife refuge in oregon since january... but several of those people have been arrested...and one protester was killed in the process. the indictment was sealed...defense attorneys demanded the document be immediately they could know what charges their clients face... but that request was denied./// brian loftus > now let's get a look at your forecast. kirsten joyce sherry... how's the weather looking today? sherry swensk < mostly clear and cold this morning... but each day we get a little warmer and that helps the mornings warm up a bit more. ..... but we are still dropping down
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and more sunshine with some high clouds to start the day. ............. as the day goes on we will warm up just a little more and hit those 50s. > with demetria.///
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>flamingo is closed from the east side of the strip to koval as crews continue making the new jason bourne movie. our streets have been pretty quiet accident-wise. construction is underway along convention center drive. it's mostly on the east side of the street at paradise. < > < > back to you.
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((brian loftus)) > there could be a new way to get around downtown las vegas... /// ((brian loftus)) > there could be a new way to get around downtown las vegas... a bike share program! and the r-t-c wants to hear from you... its posted an online survey...
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first public bike share system. it's expected to go live late this summer... there will be about 18 stations... with 180 bicycles available for rentals 24- hours a day. we've posted a link to the r-t- s survey on las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) > brightening up breakfast... ((brian loftus)) how one bagel shop is making sure guests get a colorful start ((kirsten joyce)) and living longer...could be a reality. extended the life span for mice... and when they could start trials ((brian loftus)) kids have to dodge cars at this intersection.y ou say this school zone is unsafe and it's driving you crazy. how demetria
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the social media company was founded 12 years ago today... and to mark the occasion... it's declaring today "friends day" it's celebrating the friendships of its 1 point 6 billion users--- by putting together friendship collages. the videos will include photos previously posted on the site and will start appearing by noon.../// ((demetria obilor)) > trending this morning...people online can't get enough of a colorful breakfast treat! here's a look at the bagels... york city. according to business insider... the owner, scot rossillo, says he's been creating rainbow bagels for about 20 years. he offers both savory, and sweet bagels... the sweet ones are often topped with funfetti cream cheese..made
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adlib weather chat
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we only made it to 48 degrees yesterday... even with all the nice sunshine... we struggled to warm up through that cold air in place. ............. today we should make it to those nicer mid 50s...
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weekend. .................. plenty of sunshine to be out and enjoy the longer days... and make some outdoor plans for the weekend. next week - it will feel like spring again. ............. high pressure builds over the west again and that warms up all over the desert. ..... the east coast has more heavy rain and heavy thuderstorms with high winds and hail. >
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((kirsten joyce)) > a health emergency is in effect in four counties in florida...becaus e of the zika virus. the state's governor will address the public today...after at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne virus were detected in the state. there are now at least 48 patients in the u-s, all travelers who brought the virus back from zika-stricken countries... except for one in texas... health officials are still evaluating that case..its the first known case of the virus transmitted in the u-s through sex./// ((brian loftus)) > researchers say they've found a way that
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researchers at the mayo clinic found a way to make mice live longer... they learned by removing damaged cells that no longer divide... mice live 17 to 35 percent longer... and their organs were also healthier: (((dr. jan van deursen/researche r) "we see health improvement in a number of tissues. we think a very important tissue is the heart. it seems like the heart was able to maintain its youthful performance so it's very stress resistant.")) ((brian loftus)) researchers remove the cells by injecting a drug into the animals... it seems to have no negative side effects... and doctors say they might only be a few years away from clinical trials for humans./// brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute. kirsten joyce demetria... how are things looking? < demetria obilor > we've got some construction happening in the northwest at ann and 215. the county is building out 215 between craig and hualapai and turning it into a real freeway... the city of las veegas will work to install cable barriers
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summerlin parkway this spring. < > back to you. /// ((brian loftus)) > if this year's superbowl is anything like last year ... you're gonna be spending a lot of dough on sunday. ((kirsten joyce)) but you don't have to break the bank. 8 on your side consumer advocate michelle mortensen has some super saving tips for you in our money matters report. 14 billion ... that's what we spent last year partying it up for the big game.
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bucks a person. but the national retail federation broke it down even more. they found... 19 to 24 year olds spent about 95 bucks that day.. 25 to 34 year olds spent 101 dollars ... on the big game and 35 to 44 year olds were the real big spenders ... throwing down 102 bucks a person last year. now if you're trying to save money ... you've got to cut your party budget. and the best way to do that is by making it pot luck. if everyone brings something ... no one's left paying the whole tab. and if your party plans include a new t-v ... the best deals are this week. but don't shop around for the cheapest price. kyle james of rather-be shopping - dot com says most retailers will accept a price match from your smart phone. just don't try to make that deal in check out. do it with customer service before hand. ((kyle: they are the ones that have the knowledge on how to quickly give you a price match ... if you fill up your cart .. the cashier is going to say you
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are familiar with the policy. they don't have to ask a manager how it works)) i'll have more of kyle's price matching tips and tricks for you online along with a fresh set of coupons freebies for you in the 8 on your side section of our website. this week ... i have deals on everyting you need for your party... like pizza.. chips... beverages .. and more. ((kirsten joyce)) > and for all your consumer questions... call the 8 on your side hotline at 702- 650-1907./// ((brian loftus)) > putting a halt to tax returns. ((kirsten joyce)) why the i-r-s isn't accepting electronically filed returns this morning. ((brian loftus)) plus... paying more for your subs. how much more you'll pay...for a
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are having a tough time electronically filing their tax returns this morning. ((kirsten joyce)) and toyota is ending one of their brands. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. q; and jill -- it looks like subway better start working on a new catchy jingle? what's the latest? good morning brian and kirsten! stocks staged a late day rally as oil prices rose. the dow jumped 183 points on wednesday. but the nasdaq fell 12.// the i-r-s is trying to get its electronic tax filing system back up and running today. a computer problem shut down several tax processing systems, including the e-file system. the agency has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns. the outage could also affect tax refunds... but the agency says it does not expect major disruptions.// and toyota is shutting down its scion brand... aimed at younger car buyers. the line costs more than the competition and doesn't have any s-u-vs.
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buyers really wanted toyotas.// brian and kirsten? q; and jill -- it looks like subway better start working on a new catchy jingle? what's the latest? a: the company is raising the price on its five dollar footlong... to six dollars! subway has been running that promotion for nearly a decade... and says since that time... costs have gone way up.// /// > now let's turn it over to > now let's turn it over to demetria for what's driving you crazy? ///
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crazy? /// demetria obilor mayra says, "is there an update on the rainbow blvd. and shelbourne ave. southwest cta crosswalk/pede strian crossing light? i would hate to see improvements only after a kid has been involved in an accident. " i've been following this issue for some time now. december 2014, i got the county to study the intersection. the results showed the intersection warranted pedestrian improvements, so the county added the project to its list. right now, the county is designing the school flasher system. the goal is to have it built over the summer while school is out.
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remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > seeing the game up close... without spending a fortune. ((brian loftus)) the new technology that could make sportsfans' dreams come true. ((michael stevens))
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possible shooting investigation. ((kirsten joyce)) > plus...
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super bowl this weekend. which team will have more support in the stands... and how much tickets are going for this year. ((brian loftus)) > paying less for a wedding... why a new study says las vegas is a top spot... for couples who want to save cash./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > brian loftus > good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce and i'm kirsten joyce. it's 5-oclock. developing this morning...police ((brian loftus)) let's send it over to michael stevens who's live on scene with the details. michael stevens is live on scene where police say one person was shot. that person was taken to the hospital in critical condition
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((kirsten joyce)) ((kirsten joyce)) > the two people arrested after police say they shot a man to death outside of a 24 hour fitness...are set to be arraigned today. kyle staats and megan hippie are facing murder charges... metro police say in december...staa ts and hippie were burglarizing cars near rainbow and smoke ranch.... they say they spotted neil gandler, staats went to rob him.. and then pulled the trigger and shot him. their hearing is set for eight this morning./// ((brian loftus)) > metro police are holding a community event send a message of peace. it'll be held near where a man was gunned down yesterday morning. they'll be holding a free barbeque and walk the neighborhood... all to send a message of peace. the barbeque will be held near eastern and russell... so far this year...
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((brian loftus)) > henderson mayor andy hafen aims to make the city it's population and business community expands. he gave his state of the city address yesterday... he talked about the city's development. mayor hafen says being one of the safest cities in the nation helps attracts business.... but he plans to push for more police and fire department safe: ((mayor andy hafen/city of henderson: so we''re really looking down the road of ways to look at new resources especially the capital need we have in our public safety arena." )) ((brian loftus)) at the speech...the mayor also announced a new program to keep residents informed...calle d the data explorer. it allows citizens to look up crime data and city demographics from home./// kirsten joyce > now let's get a look at your forecast. brian loftus sherry... how's the weather looking today? < sherry swensk
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but those have moved on and so we are clear now and cold this morning. each day we get a little warmer and that helps the mornings warm up a bit more. ..... today though we are down already again to the 30s again. and more sunshine with some high clouds to start the day. ............. as the day goes on we will warm up just a little more and hit
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> < kirsten, brian... back to you./// > ((kirsten joyce)) > a 60 year old man is dead...after driving the wrong way in traffic... it happened at buffalo and cheyenne last night. police say he turned the wrong way into traffic, drove off the roadway, and crashed into a pole. authorities think he might have suffered a medical episode before the crash../// brian loftus > let's get a check of your commute.
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how are things looking? demetria obilor < police activity along the south beltway on westbound 215 and i-15. flamingo still closed from the east side of the strip to koval... one of out photographers who is down there right now said it looks like things are wrapping up, so hopefully this road will reopen soon. > < > < > back to you.
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((brian loftus)) > you can find a new love of your life at the animal foundation, just in time for valentine's day. through february 15th... adoption fees for dogs and cats over six months are just fourteen dollars... same with all rabbits. you're looking at some of the pets available. the animal foundation has more than 120 dogs, 30 cats, and eight rabbits up for adoption right now./// ((kirsten joyce)) > practicing...wit hout ever hitting the field. ((brian loftus)) why professional football teams...use virtual reality to prep for games.
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two presidential candidates...arg uing about the iowa caucus. why ted cruz says donald trump is throwing a "trump-er-
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. a practical and successful legislator, bernie sanders passed more roll-call amendments in a republican congress than any other member, primary care access for millions of americans, protected social security, cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders -- a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in.
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counting down the days until super bowl 50!!! and it'll be shown right here on c-b-s. ((brian loftus)) > our very own chris maathius is in san francisco for the big game. ((kirsten joyce)) he has more on how much fans are shelling see the game in person. good morning las vegas! how's everybody, kirsten and brian enjoing las vegas. we're enjoying the super bowl festivities...get this...the
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i remember less than a year ago, tickets for the floyd mayweather, manny pacquiao fight were crazy expensive. super bowl 50 certainly has it beat. tickets to the game can be bought at a price:
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wanted one. ufc president dana white he was here at super bowl week talking football and fighting. so i asked him who is he picking in historic super bowl 50? (( dana white/ufc president: "well the patriots arent in it so it's not very historic for me but i'm a huge cam newton fan i love everything about the guy i think it's going to be a blowout i think cam newton is team is going to blow this one out")) veteran sports journalist leslie visser will be covering her 34th super bowl. when she thinks back to how women were treated at those first games the nfl has come along way (( leslie visser/veteran sports broadcaster- writer: "when i started there were no ladies rooms imagine that there were no women when i started it's come along way the credential when i started said no women or children in the press box which was very diminishing"))
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heard from chris... extremely expensive... ((kirsten joyce)) but in the near future... watching the game on the 50 yard line could be a reality...a virtual reality. the technology puts you in the center of the action... with special headsets and smartphones as screens, the 3-d degrees. when you move your head, you can see who and what's around you. and it's not just changing the too... several nfl teams train with virtual reality to cut down on
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adlib weather chat sherry swensk < santa clara will be in the low 70s by sunday! that is super weather for the big game. ............. we need to warm up a little - right now down to freezing at the airport. light winds. ............
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even down to below zero up in rachel. 20s in a lot of spots. ......... high pressure rebuilds over the west to get those temps warming up and keep the rain and snow well north of california and the desert. ............. the other side of the country still dealing with heavy rain and flooding... and cleaning up from those twisters in the south. unusual to have tornadoes in february. ................. while we have a big warm-up coming our way... cold air will plunge into the east and a snow storm will gather some strength into early next week as the jet stream dives down into the eastern half of the u.s. ............ our temps will be slightly milder today with mostly sunny skies and 50s.
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back to you./// > ((kirsten joyce)) > a sexual assault case against bill cosby in pennsylvania... is moving forward. back in december, cosby was arrested and charged with drugging and assaulting a former temple university employee at his home in 2004. yesterday...a judge rejected claims that a previous district attorney had granted the comedian immunity against
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cosby had testified that he gave the temple employee three pills at her home. he said their sexual activity was consensual./// ((brian loftus)) > president obama is proposing spending six billion dollars...on programs to help young people get a job. the white house says the money would fund cover some of a young person's wages. the president also wants to create an apprenticeship training fund... to encourage companies to hire people to learn job skills, while earning a salary./// ((kirsten joyce)) > hillary clinton and bernie sanders face off in their fifth democratic debate tonight in new hampshire. new hampshire holds the nation's first primary next week. both candidates made their case to voters last night in a town hall... they traded jabs over their progressive values: ((((bernie sanders) "i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes 15- million dollars from wall street. that's just not progressive." ( hillary clinton) "i was sort of amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who's a
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on the republican side - donald trump and ted cruz remain locked in a war of words ...following trump's second place finish in the iowa caucuses. the candidates took to twitter... trump accused cruz, who finished first in iowa, of stealing the state's caucuses...calli ng for the results to be nullified. cruz says trump is throwing a "trumpertantru m" because he's upset with iowans..who he says -- quote-- "actually looked at his record" both rand paul and rick santorum dropped out of the republican presidential race yesterday...leav ing nine gop contenders remaining./// kirsten joyce > now let's turn it over to demetia. brian loftus how are the roads looking this morning. < demetria obilor >traffic is slowing down in the spaghetti bowl on the southbound side. not much has changed along the south beltway along westbound 215 and i-15. still a lot of vehicles out here, police and emergecny crews. stay left.
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< > back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) > tracking employees...whe n they're off the clock. ((brian loftus)) how some bosses are monitoring their workers...even when they're not in the office.///
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with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message.
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xora is a workplace management app... it uses g-p-s to track where employees are... and it's legal. many software products that track employees are designed to catch hackers and corporate spies. according to bloomberg... tracking employees is itself an emerging business... there are more than 20 companies now selling software tools for analyzing and monitoring employee behavior./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a new study by wallet hub finds the average couple spends more than 26- thousand dollars on their wedding... and where you get married impacts the price. wallet hub finds that las vegas is one of the top five cities to get married in... they surveyed 150 cities across the country for things like wedding cost, number of venues, and hotel availability. some of the other top spots... orlando, atlanta, tampa, and springfield, missouri./// brian loftus > now let's send things over to sherry swensk kirsten joyce sherry what's the forecast look like today?///
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mostly clear and cold this morning... but each day we get a little warmer and that helps the mornings warm up a bit more. ..... but we are still dropping down already to the 30s again. and more sunshine with some high clouds to start the day. ............. as the day goes on we will warm up just a little more and hit those 50s. > < demetria for traffic./// > house now---use
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demetria obilor < flamingo is still closed between the strip and koval... i'll let you know when things reopen, but if you're leaving the house now---use tropicana or desert inn. police activity gone from the south beltway. > < > back to you.///
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come on 8 news now.. we'll take you back out live.. to the overnight shooting investigation. ((brian loftus)) plus.. a potential cure for diabetes. how doctors are using stem cells.. to treat type 1. ((kirsten joyce)) > and mcdonald's.. being taken to court. why one man is suing.. over their popular mozzarella sticks...
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((sherry swenskmichael stevens is live after a brian loftus > plus.. a possible cure to diabetes? the new research doctors are testing now.. kirsten joyce > and the super bowl may be in california.. but thousands are coming to las vegas. why our city is known as one of the best.. for the big game./// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((brian loftus)) > good morning
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