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me out because i don't know what i'm doing. but it's all new customers. )) ((michael stevens)) you can call it the calm before the storm. but the people here at the south point hotel & casino expect it to be a lot busier the next few days as super bowl 50 inches just a little bit closer. reporting at the south point... michael stevens 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) > workers at the south point say the best piece of advice to new sports betters is bet early... and know what you're betting on before getting up to the counter. ((brian loftus)) > sherry is here with a look at what's shaping up to be a super - superbowl forecast! ((sherry swensk))
going to play ball this weekend and finally warm things up for big game weekend. we'll get plenty of sunshine and temps steadily warming up to the mid 60s for a big score on super bowl sunday! ......... high pressure over the west will help push santa clara into the mid 70s! t-shirt weather for those lucky enough to be in levi stadium watching the game in person. ............. right now around the valley we are already in the low 50s. ((sherry swensk)) > ((brian loftus)) > at least one
others hurt after a crane collapsed onto the streets of manhattan this morning. several cars were crushed... killing a 38- year-old man. the city's mayor says construction crews were in the process of securing the crane from the weather when it collapsed. (((mayor) "it was being moved into a secure position because, by the manufacturer's instructions, as winds topped 20 miles an hour." )) ((brian loftus)) the mayor said the crane passed inspection just yesterday. and because of today's collapse, he has ordered all 409 cranes operating in the city to be secured. police and buildings department investigations are underway./// ((brian loftus)) > hillary clinton is pushing back against a bernie sanders line of attack while donald trump's potty mouth offends a former first lady. craig boswell has the latest from the campaign trail in new hampshire. >bernie sanders hit the campaign trail early friday at an eggs and politics event in manchester.
bernie sanders/(i-vt) democratic presidential candidate) "trillions of dollars have flow from the middle class to the top one-tenth of one percent." sanders has significant lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire - thanks in part to his attacks on clinton's wall street ties. thursday night, she fired back during their one- on-one msnbc debate - calling the jabs an "artful smear campaign." (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it, directly. but you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever received." some undecided voters braved a snow storm to hear sanders speak. (craig boswell/cbs news/manchester, nh) "how do you see tuesday playing out? do you see record turnout" ( diane warren/undecided nh voter) "i do. i think there's a lot of people who want to see change in this country right now." on the republican side, donald trump is in the lead. thursday - he went on a profanity laced rant. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "we're going to knock the sh-t out of isis." trump's speech shocked former first lady barbara bush - who is joining
joining her son jeb on the campaign trail. (gov. jeb bush/(r-fl) presidential candidate) "i don't think a president would ever shout profanities in a speech in front of thousands of people with kids in the crowd." (barbara bush/former first lady) "who did that?" (gov. jeb bush/(r-fl) presidential candidate) "your buddy." bush has a lot of ground to make up to catch trump, and three other candidates ahead of him in the latest poll. craig boswell, cbs news, manchester, new hampshire./// ((brian loftus)) > donald trump cancelled a campaign event in new hampshire scheduled for today because of the snow storm. he'll be in south carolina friday night instead and will be back in the granite state saturday for another gop debate - right here on cbs./// ((brian loftus)) > we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30./// ((brian loftus)) > right now a preliminary hearing is moving forward right for the former metro officer accused of domestic violence. james burt was arrested last month.. after investigators say he attacked his girlfriend, who lived with him. burt is currently on unpaid leave. we'll have an update on that hearing in our later
((brian loftus)) > a funeral will be held today for the spokesman for the armed protesters who took over a federal wildlife refuge building in oregon. robert "lavoy" finicum was fatally shot by fbi agents on january 26-th. ammon bundy, along with 15 other militia members were also arrested during that incident. a federal indictment was just released... citing charges against them including conspiracy to impede officers of the united states./// ((brian loftus)) > first friday is back in action starting today. the non-profit organization is resuming the popular monthly arts and culture festival. first friday has been dormant since last october so tonight's event is themed back to our future. tonight's event is happening at the arts center in downtown las vegas. it goes from 5 p-m to 11 p-m./// >for people who struggle with panic disorder, it can strike out of the blue. (("my heart is racing. i'm breathing rapidly.")) coming up in medical breakthroughs, a new device that is helping patients breathe
((brian loftus)) > sweaty palms, lowe's presents: how to put your foot in your mouth. man, wish my yard looked ke yours. hey, the grass is always greener on the other side of the... sorry. now get 20% off sta-green fertilizer, at lowe's. heart and blocked lungs. that's how people describe the sudden, intense changes they go
but now, a new device is training patients to breathe better and banish panic attacks. paula francis has more in today's medical breakthroughs. (( )) < ("grind") ((paula francis)) for the first time in months, 52-year-old marge (rhymes with barge) fekete (feck-it- tee) s able to have coffee. doctors had banned caffeine because of her panic disorder. marge fekete "when you're having a panic attack, you think you're dying." ((paula francis)) marge's (rhymes with barge) struggle started more than three decades ago after two personal tragedies. marge fekete "found my father dead when i was 12 and then at age 20, my brother was murdered." ((paula francis)) eighteen months ago, the panic attacks that started in her teens - skyrocketed after she changed jobs and moved. she'd have an attack every few days. marge fekete "i was a prisoner in my own home for about six months." alicia kaplan, md, psychiatrist "in order to treat the physical symptoms, we talk about elaxation and we've taught the patients how to do
((paula francis)) doctor kaplan also added a new treatment tool called the freespira (free- spee-rah) breathing system. ("so, you want it to go into your nose, around your ears.") ((paula francis)) patients wear a cannula that is attached to a tablet - they follow a program to measure their breathing. patients breathe in when they hear a tone go up and exhale when the tone goes down. alicia kaplan, md, psychiatrist "they can follow their respiratory rate and their co2 level." ((paula francis)) marge trained 17 minutes, twice a day for four weeks. she says she's not cured, but along with medication and therapy, it has made a big difference. marge fekete "i have my life back. it's normal again." (coffee maker) ((paula francis)) back to the activities and drinks that she loves. drinks that she loves. paula francis, eight news now.// > ((brian loftus)) in a recent trial of the freespira (free- spee-rah) device, 98 percent of the patients reported a reduction in panic attacks and 64 percent were free from episodes after the treatment. the device is not covered by all
for more information, email paula francis, or call 702-792-8888. tell us you want the report, "-banish panic attacks -" and be sure to give your full name and address. // address. // ((brian loftus)) > lighting up the campaign for heart health. how some iconic las vegas landmarks are shining bright this afternoon to get the word out on the importance of having a healthy heart....
famous welcome to las vegaon the strip is glowing red to remind you of the importance of heart health. it's in support to national wear red day.. which is an effort to raise awareness of heart disease in woman. the american heart association is teaming up with local organizations for the campaign to build a heart- healthier community for las vegas. many landmarks on the strip will
support including caesars palace and the linq./// ((sherry swensk)) gorgeous sunshine out there at this friday noon. finally we have a warm-up in our sights... and it's taken all week but it's coming for the weekend and next week. ........ temps are warming up now getting close to normal at that 60s degrees. overnight lows will finally get back to near normal, too. record high today of 78 will not
next week. yes, a big springtime warm-up is on the way. ...................... temps are warmer now at noon today than yesterday at this hour...even above our afternoon highs yesterday in some spots. already seeing mid 50s around town and getting close to 60 degrees. that's back to normal for us and it's taken all week long to get back here. ................. outside the valley... 50s showing up as well and even near 60 degrees in searchlight... with low 60s in laughlin. 50s mesquite and boulder city. chilly 20s up in ely. ................... so back to near normal today... and then nicer 60s return for the weekend. plenty of sunshine for whatever outdoor plans you may have for the weekend. next week you may be turning on the fans to stay cool.
days in the 70s! even some 80s. ............. pacific storms rolling to the north... and high pressure starting to build in now over the southeastern pacific and off the southern california coast. .............. cold air will be pulled down from canada into the middle of the u-s-a this weekend as the jetstream really becomes lopsided.... and the northeast has been seeing a lot of snow this morning... now winding down and exiting off the coast... but dropping 2-4 inches or more in the big cities. ................. if you head up to mt. charleston - take a jacket. some breezes up there also. plenty of sunshine out to red rock... the lake a 60 today and laughlin mid 60s. .............. near 60 for the valley...
then not as cold overnight. the warm-up continues through the weekend and into next week with springlike 70s showing up and staying a while next week!/// ............. < ((weather toss))> ((brian loftus)) > stocking up on the brew for the big game how the official beer distributors of super bowl 50 are gearing up for super sunday.... and what you need to remember if you plan on having a drink
((brian loftus)) > sup the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. 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.
with 40 megs of internet speed fr 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 with high-speed internet from centurylink. make plans to party for the big game, local beer distributors are working overtime to keep up with the demand. they say they've been prepping for this since the beginning of
sierra oshrin has the story. >beep beep beep (john grizzaffi/ president, distributing company) "it's such a big deal. it's like the biggest single day in our business." super bowl 50 is on its way, and local beer distributors are working to keep up. (john grizzaffi/ president, distributing company) "this is the big week. really the week before the super bowl is absolutely the big week for us. that's where our guys are out - our team and the gals are out shoring up everything in our accounts, making sure we look good in the grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, bars and so on. this is the big push." stein distributing company has been around for 60 years. but john grizzaffi, the president of the company, says distributing for this year's event is a little different than years past. (john grizzaffi/ president, distributing company) "it's the 50 year anniversary of the super bowl. so i mean there's been so much hype about that. and then the way we merchandise it for the big game. it's turned into just such a huge day." stein's major brand is anheuser busch. they're one of the only distributors in the valley to
n-f-l. (john grizzaffi/ president, distributing company) "anheuser busch recently signed a huge deal with the nfl. so bud light then being the official beer of the nfl is a big deal. that's one of the biggest properties you can be associated with. so we're pretty excited about that."/// ((brian loftus)) > and if you plan on watching the big game with a drink in hand metro and nevada highway patrol are reminding you not to drink and drive. they say you should always have a designated driver or call for a ride. you can also report drunk drivers by dialing "star-n- h-p" or just call 9-1-1./// ((brian loftus)) > showing off some bling for super bowl 50! how these special one of a kind footballs could soon be yours... and the charitable cause behind these glamorous creations.///
these fothese "fashion footballs" were dreamed up by the council of fashion designers of america. it's part of celebration for the super bowl's 50th anniversary. among the participants are big names such as tiffany-and- company, betsey johnson. gold leaf
and other extravagant embellishments. each piece is being auctioned 14th. proceeds will go to the n-f-l foundation, a charity serving various causes./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas
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