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guy walking up to me. he was saying i'm sorry i'm sorry.")) ((kirsten joyce)) evelyn's mother said the man actually stopped and apologized to her, before driving away. she claims he smelled like he'd been drinking. police say the male driver was in a white windowless van. if you know anything, police want you to call crimestoppers. family. account.. expenses. we've got as link to that on las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) > metro police are investigating another deadly crash. this one.. happened off bradley road... near decatur and the 2-15. investigators say 27 year old joshua connell was riding a motorcyle and speeding when he crashed into a car... as it slowed to make a right turn. connell died at the hospital. the two people inside the car had only minor injuries. this crash is the 12-th deadly accident in metro's jurisdiction this year./// ((kirsten joyce)) > rapper flavor flav is facing a judge
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influence, speeding and having marijuana on him during a traffic stop last may. in court he pleaded no contest.. which means he acknowledges there is enough evidence against him. he was going 87 piles per hour in a 65 zone... when he was pulled over. it was his second plea in two weeks involving similar charges... in both cases he was fined and ordered to attend a victim impact panel... and driving school./// ((kirsten joyce)) > protesters of the newly raised solar prices hoped to take their issues before the public utilities commission today.. but when they showed up with signed petitions to turn in... the p-u-c shut down the meeting. solar advocates filed into the meeting... and the utility commissioners decided to continue their discussions until friday./// ((kirsten joyce)) > america is getting ready to see what the first primary results will be... tomorrow voters in new hampshire will go to the polls... and the candidates are out today... vying for every last vote. donald trump is looking for his first win in the republican race
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bernie sanders leads hillary clinton. weijia jiang reports from manchester nh. donald trump rallied this morning in salem new hampshire - the beginning of a very busy day. new hampshire has been a very special place to me the billionaire holds a large lead in the polls heading into the primary tomorrow. on cbs this morning trump fueled his fight with jeb bush. every time he attacks me, he melts like butter jeb bush fired back with a tweet - calling trump a loser, a liar and a whiner ohio governor john kasich and texas senator ted cruz also hit the campaign trail early. they are in a tight race for second place, along with bush and marco rubio... who is trying to recover from a rocky debate performance over the weekend. the florida senator insisted "he did great" despite criticism for being repetitive. (florida sen. marco rubio) i think the evidence is we raised more money in the first hour of that debate than in any other debate. towns across the granite state are decked out just like this...
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minute support. in all, candidates from both sides have at least 35 scheduled events today. we have come a long way in the last 9 months the latest polls show bernie sanders leading in new hampshire. not just among men but women too. hoping to close that gap, hillary clinton got support from former secretary of state maedline albright. (albright) "there's a special place in hell for women who don't help each other." all the candidates are hoping for help from mother nature too... snow is in the forecast... and it could impact voter turnout. weijia jiang, cbs news, manchester, new hampshire. ((kirsten joyce)) ben carson is the only candidate with no public events today. > and don't forget we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up-to-date on air and on las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the denver broncos walked away super bowl 50 winners.. their third super bowl championship. ((denver fan) it's all about the broncos and manning. that guy is an awesome man! manning ) i'm going to kiss my wife and kids and drink a lot of
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((kirsten joyce)) but it was actually defensive player von miller who was named the most valuable player of the night. something las vegas's own brandon marshall agrees with. ((brandon marshall/ linebacker for broncos: yeah people dont talk about defense they want to talk about offense, they want to say offense wins championships, offense is this, offfense is that, defense is the reason we win championships, defense is here, defense is what we need the most in this league, and we have the best defense. )) ((kirsten joyce)) our own chris maathius brought us live reports from super bowl coverage last week and he caught up with marshall after the game.. next year the game will head to houston, texas./// ((kirsten joyce)) > one lucky valley resident had a super bowl victory yesterday! diana anderson of las vegas.. won our 25 hundred dollar big game giveaway! we hope you enjoy your winnings, and thank you all who entered./// ((kirsten joyce)) > finding a cure for post traumatic stress disorder. the simple device... giving new hope to veterans suffering from the effects of war.
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((sherry swensk)) our monday is filled with sunshine and above above normal temps just like our super, superbowl sunday. hope you're enjoying a taste of spring... we'll see how long it will last. .............. breezy north winds have increased along the river today... and those will stay gusty for your monday. there are some advisories to tell you about in your most accurate weather now forecast. .......... plus, we'll be flirting with record highs by the middle of the week. stay tuned for your full weather now forecast.///
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news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((kirsten joyce)) > an estimated 400-thousand veterans are getting help for post traumatic stress disorder, or p-t-s-d . and that number is growing. so far, drugs and psychological counseling are only helping about half of them. but, as paula francis reports, an experimental device being studied by u-c- l-a and the los angeles v-a is showing remarkable results in eliminating p-t- s-d symptoms. (( )) < (sot covered) "i got blown up may 3, 2006. i would say that pretty much set off everything." ((paula francis)) since then, army sergeant ron ramirez has suffered from debilitating p- t-s-d.
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smell; it could be a sound that helps me remember a bad event. and then i get aggravated fast." ((paula francis)) this system turned things around for ron. he was part of doctor andrew leuchter's (look-terr) trigeminal nerve stimulation study at u-c-l-a semel institute. andrew leuchter, md "veterans who use this for six to eight weeks get substantial relief of their symptoms. they sleep better, they have fewer nightmares, they startle less, their mood and anxiety is much, much better." ((paula francis)) a small electrical current goes from this device to a patch on the forehead, which triggers the trigeminal nerve to send its signals into the brain. andrew leuchter, md "what we think we're doing with this technique by applying this patch is resetting the networks that function throughout the brain and relieving a lot of the symptoms." ron ramirez "probably about the third week, i started to notice that i could actually relax more. sleep is still a bad issue, but i wasn't as angry during the
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hopes other veterans get a chance to try t-n-s and see similar improvement. paula francis, 8 news now. > ((kirsten joyce)) doctor leuchter is running a study to see how well t-n-s works alongside conventional treatments. t-n-s is already approved for depression, epilepsy, and a- d-h-d in europe. he thinks it will be available for p-t-s-d patients in the u-s in a few years. for more information, email paula francis, or call 702-792-8888. tell us you want the report, "-patch for ptsd -" and be sure to give your full name and address. // ((kirsten joyce)) > now may be the time to sell your home... we're looking into the latest numbers... how many are selling... and for how much so far this year. plus... get ready for some beautiful weather. while back east is being pounded by a brutal snowstorm.. sherry will lay out the perfect weather ahead for us.///
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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.
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news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((kirsten joyce)) > encouraging news for people looking to sell their home in the valley... home values are going up. the greater las vegas association of realtors say the median price for a home in january was 219- thousand dollars. that is up 9 and a half percent from this same time last year. the prediction from the group is that the housing industry will remain stable through this year... but there is still a struggle with a low supply of homes and too many under water homeowners. some 23-hundred homes sold last month./// ((sherry swensk)) beautiful views from the high roller today...
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the air. i think mother nature really scored this past weekend... and stole the show for the superbowl with extra warm temps! mid 70s in santa clara at levi stadium... low 70s for us in las vegas... and even 80s in southern california. .............. morning lows were closer to normal and a bit above since hitting those warmer temps yesterday.... with most neighborhoods in the 40s and even a couple close to 50 degrees. .................... and it looks like this pattern will hold strong through the week... even build in a little stronger to push temps warmer by the middle of the week. ............. we've got gorgeous 60s right now and that's at least 5 degrees above normal. humidity in the 20-something percent range. the high is just normally 61 so we will again be well above where we should be at 70 warm degrees! ,,,,,, and those morning lows near 50 degrees again tomorrow morning. ............... outside the valley we also have a lot of 60s... except where it was extra cold up north. .................
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gusty winds along the river today... and plenty of sunshine. we'll even be flirting with record highs by mid week thanks to the ridge of high pressure that is building over the western states. .............. the midwest and northern plains has a big winter storm with conditions and the northeast will get the cold and snow, too. cape cod getting the snow from this developing low off the east coast. ............... rain along the mid-atlantic coast is pulling away replaced by extra cold air turning rain
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charleston looking for sunny skies and mild temps...the lake and river bumpy north winds and choppy waters. don't forget our ski report on las vegas now dot com with president's day coming up for a long ski weekend. ....... but if you stay here at home then plan a bbq because these extra warm 70s will stick around all week and mild mornings. don't leave the valentine chocolates and flowers in the car too long with the warm temps and sunshine.///
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((weather toss))> ((kirsten joyce)) > get ready to pull out your best leprechaun gear... the event this weekend.. that hopes to break records... all for a great cause. we're chatting with the people who are putting it on... and hope to see you there.//// <
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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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this is 8newsnow at noon. ((kirsten joyce)) > it's an organization.. known for it's shaving events.. to raise money to end childhood cancer. but this week. you can help saint baldrick's..
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leprechaun. joining us now is cancer survivor (kay- luh) kaila elder... and saint baldrick's volunteer brian mcmullan thank you both so much come in. first ok.. kaila.. you just finished treatment for cancer.. how are you feeling? you're going to be honored saturday at saint baldrick's lepre-con.. tell us what that means for you. brian this is happening saturday
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why do you think you will be able to beat the record of number of leprechauns in one place? ((kirsten joyce)) thanks so
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((kirsten joyce)) > another reason to tune in tonight... to the new c-b-s hit scorpion. the local performer making a guest appearance...
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magical twist in tonight's episode. penn jillette... of "penn and teller" will make a special appearance tonight. but we'll have to wait and see if he does any of his famous tricks since he's playing the role of a couple's counselor. you can watch "scorpion" right here on channel 8 at 9 pm./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter. have a great afternoon.///
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