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indoors and not brave the brutal elements. and... love is in the air.. the special treat couples are getting when they get their marriage license this valentine's day weekend./// you're watching 8 news now weekend edition with patranya bhoolsuwan. the news of southern nevada is now." ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > thanks for joining me on this sunday morning.. i'm patranya bhoolsuwan. scalia passed away this weekend... while on a hunting trip in he was 79- years- old. reporter anna wiernicki is in marfa, texas ... near the cibollo creek ranch where he was staying.. she joins us now with the latest, anna? justice scalia was staying at a private residence, just 40 miles south of marfa, texas...we're told he went to bed firday night and was found dead in his room saturday morning. the u.s marshal's service in washington said someone went to check on scalia when he id not
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we're told that's when the 79-year-old was found unresponsive. a priest administered last rites to scalia this afternoon. texas governor greg abbott released a statement today about scalia's passing, he said quote "his fierce loyalty to the constitution set an unmatched example, not just for judges and lawyers, but for all americans." now this ranch is in a very remote part of texas- it's a very luxurious resort that attracts hunters from all across the country. no one from the ranch has talked or issued a statement yet. out right now, the u-s marchal's service is at the ranch conducting an investigation. we're told foul play was not suspected and that at this point caused. in marfa, anna wiernicki, back to you... ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) thanks, anna. as of right now, it is not clear when scalia will be replaced by the court. he was nominated back in 1986 by president ronald reagan.. and was the longest- serving member on the court. scalia was known as one of the staunchest conservative
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the bitter cold ripped through the northeast this weekend.. and a winter snow storm is blamed for at least three deaths. at least 50 vehicles were involved in this crash along pennsylvania's i-78... northwest of philadelphia. more than 40 people were transported to the hospitals. and over a dozen states were under a wind chill advisory or warning.. in new york city.. it felt like it was 25 below. people in the region were warned to stay indoors unless it was absolutely necessary to go outside./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we'll have more on those stories in a moment. but first meteorologist tony smith has a quick look at the forecast. (( )) i'm am meteorologist - tony smith with your weather now forecast - love mixed with warmth are both in the air and expect the warm and dry weather to continue through the middle of next week. breezy north winds will occur across most of the area sunday and monday, especially in the lower colorado river valley. in the long term, a pacific
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the region late wednesday and thursday, bringing increased chances of precipitation to portions of the area. only slightly cooler temperatures are expected after the system moves through. we will break that down in a minute. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the nevada public utilities commission approved the proposal to grandfather in rooftop solar customers... to higher rates. they will transition to the increased prices over the next 12 years. regulators adopted the plan on friday ... inspite of hundreds of solar supporters demonstrating outside the office. they wanted the commission to reconsider its december ruling creating the new rate structure... or at least grandfather existing solar customers into the old rate system for 20 years.: ((wil bailey/solar employee: "i don't think it's fair, i think it's an unfair ruling, takes away the benefits of solar and
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) governor brian sandoval responded to the ruling.. saying it did not go far enough to protect solar customers in nevada... but has said he would not get involved in the solar debate./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the pope is in the midst of an historic trip to mexico... the adorable moment before his mass that is now going viral. stay with us we'll be right back.// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > pope francis will celebrate another mass today during his historic visit to mexico. yesterday, thousands attended mass at one of the most holy sites in latin america. adriana diaz has more from mexico city. before celebrating mass, pope francis blessed the entrance of
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5-thousand people attended the service...thousand s more watched outside including this young boy. he ran up to the pope and received a kiss. the holy father's homily touched on themes of his visit: poverty, drugs and immigration. afterwards he spent nearly 20 minutes alone to pray before mexico's patron saint representing the virgin mary. (adriana diaz/mexico city) pope francis said he and was coming to mexico as both a missionary and a pilgrim as his visit to the basilica displayed (bishop oscar cantu/new mexico) ad: what does that show to mexicans? that he is with them the pope's day began with an official welcome ceremony at the national palace where he delivered a tough love message to mexican politicians. he urged them to resist privilege and serve those in need. thousands waited to catch a glimpse of his popemobile. (lila aldana, guatemala resident) it was very exciting experience here with my mother. it was a blessing.
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celebrate mass outside mexico city at a field that holds nearly half a million people. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) so far, pope francis has clocked about 23 miles in his pope mobile. he has another 93 to go before his trip ends on wednesday./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > going all in? or folding on the deal? the agreement just reached.. coming up, the raiders decision whether to stay in oakland, or move to las vegas. (( and the warmth continues, it's in your 7 day outlook. low 70s, that's not the warmest day in your 7 day outlook. we're breaking it down coming up in just a few minutes. ))//// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8 they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions
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our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > u-n-l-v honored a long- time employee and champion of the university... in a "celebration of life" ceremony. former governor bob miller and u-n- l-v president len jessup shared stories about their friend and colleague "fred albrecht" yesterday. in lieu of flowers... they're asking to send donations to the "fred albrecht
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founded the u- n-l-v alumni association... and worked for the university for many years./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > looks like the oakland raiders aren't betting on las vegas. the nfl team agreed to a 1- year lease extension to remain at the oakland coliseum through the 2016 season and possibly longer. the agreement still needs approval of the city and county leaders and both are expected to discuss it within the next two weeks. the raiders have called that stadium home since 1995. team owners had been in talks with las vegas business mogul sheldon adelson ... about possibly playing in a proposed stadium near unlv./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > we've had a beautiful weekend here in the valley. but changes are on the way this coming work's meteorologist tony smith has a check on your forecast. (( )) here's more on our next chance of rain -- a system will approach the california coast wednesday, providing increased southwest flow across the region. given the deeper mixing through
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will likely be the warmest day for most locations. southwest winds will be gusty and could be fairly strong across the sierra nevada from late wednesday afternoon through thursday morning. your 8 news now team will keep an eye on the forecast strength and the potential for some downsloping into valley. there is still some model disagreement with the system as it moves inland. --------------- ----------------------- ------------- one model remains weaker with the trough than the european, which has implications on the timing as well as coverage of precipitation. another system shows a little slower and a little more generous with the rain than previous one, yet both models agree the precip should be quickly ending if not already dry by thursday night. --------- ----------------------------- ------------- even with the timing and precip differences, the overall picture still indicates that the greatest precip chances should be confined to areas north and west
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through thursday. with the trough moving through rather fast and not being too deep, expect temperatures to drop only a few degrees thursday and perhaps friday, yet remaining above normal. -------- ------------------------------ -------- here's your weather now - most accurate 7-day forecast: sunday: sunny, with a high near 73. calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. sunday night- partly cloudy, with a low around 52. north northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. washington's birthday - sunny, with a high near 76. north northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. monday night - mostly clear, with a low around 51. north northwest wind around 10 mph. tuesday - sunny, with a high near 76. tuesday night - mostly clear, with a low around 51. wednesday - mostly sunny, with a high near 77. wedsyight - mostly cloudy,th a low around 53.ursday - ptly sunny, withgnear 70 with a 30- percent
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friday - sy sunny, with agh near 71.iday night - paly cloudy,th a low around 47. turday - mostly sunny, with a gh near the rest of your weekend -ke it a great day!!! ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > a california man wants help legalizing recreational marijuana in his state... and he wants to give away thousands of pounds of weed... as an incentive. dave hodges is promising a free gram of pot to anyone willing to sign up for the initiatives he supports. and for those who donate money to the cause... they can get even more marijuana. however, some voters say they're not too keen on the giveaway. (( "it's kind of like a bribe.. to get people to get his vote." "i would make my own opinion regardless of whether i was going to be rewarded one way or another." "if he's doing something like that, sounds like he's breaking the law." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) hodges maintains that he will only give away free weed .. if the vote passes... making it legal.
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more than 10- thousand pounds of pot if the campaign is successful. /// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > the mob museum is certainly an untraditional way to spent valentine's day.. how you can check it out for free.. and the new display that's a first in nearly a century./// now, nevada's first choice for news, this is 8
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > love is in the air this valentine's day weekend.. and the clark county clerk's office has been busy.. with hundreds of couples are tying the knot. this is typically one of the most popular weekends of the year to get married. every 100-th couple to get their marriage license is receiving a special bouquet of flowers.. at last check.. they've issued marriage licenses to 900 lovebirds. last night, we chatted with one couple at the little white wedding chapel...
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conference, and in the spur of the aisle: ((charles & lisa hess//newlyweds - we decided we have no kids, no work, we took a couple extra days of vacation. let's just do it. we've been together 3 years, engaged since june. we lived it's time to move on. the next phase of our lives." )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) last year, the clerk's office issued more than 16- hundred licenses throughout the valentine's day weekend./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > and the mob museum is celebrating it's fourth to celebrate.. locals can check out the downtown museum for free today. they also have a special display up for the weekend.. they are showcasing the tommy guns used...... and new ballistics evidence displayed together for the first time since al capone's saint valentine's day massacre in 1929./// > it might be valentine's day...
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day this weekend! the world record just set.. right here in las vegas... and the good cause behind the irish gathering. this is a live look at the valley from our camera on top of the rio. it's currently 49 degrees outside but tony says it should get up to 73 today./// now, nevada's first
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it looked like saint patrick's day weekend in las vegas... as hundreds of leprechauns invaded the valley: (( we are known all over the
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but after today, we are gonna be known as the leprechaun capital of the world! cheers )) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) this was for saint baldrick's lepre-con 5k and walk at town square yesterday. they broke the world record for the largest gathering of leprechauns... with more than 14- hundred people. the event raises money for childhood cancer research./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > it was one of the most tense republican debates yet.. the arguments between the candidates... as they began throwing low blows at one another. and... forget ice cream... this dessert is dripping in gold and diamonds! the several thousand dollar price tag.. for this valentine's day engagement on a platter. those stories coming up at 8am.// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > top music stars are gettting ready to rock it out for the grammy awards tomorrow night!
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for the fifth year in a row. taylor swift will kick things off with a big performance.. there will also be several tributes to the legendary musicians we've recently lost... like bb king, david bowie, and glen frey from the eagles. you can catch the grammy's tomorrow night right here on channel 8./// patranya bhoolsuwan > thats it for 8 news now this morning. hope to see you right back here at eight./// ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) > barry
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for
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a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning. i'm charles osgood and this is "sunday morning." as you may have heard, supreme court just sis antonin scalia died yesterday at the age of 79. martha teichner will have more on his life and on what his passing means for the court in just a few minutes. we'll also be taking time to observe this st. valentine's day. but only after a bit of northern exposure cold as it is in much of the country. can't be cold enough for the creatures lee cowan will take us to visit. >> they are majestic and adorable and terrifying, all rolled into one. polar bears are a rare sight for


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