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for all the girls at his high school. /// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((brian loftus)) > thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm kirsten joyce. we're less than a week away from the democratic caucus here in nevada... and for the democratic ((brian loftus)) bernie sanders and hillary clinton were in town this weekend. sanders held a rally at bonanza high school... speaking to a diverse group of supporters for about an hour. he told voters he wants to raise the minimum wage to 15-dollars an hour... and demand equal pay for women: ((bernie sanders - (d) presidential candidate: "this is want to make a political revolution." "everything in my political gut tells me that we have a momentum here in this state.")) ((brian loftus)) the vermont senator also
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bernie sanders will head to colorado later today... before returning later this week /// ((kirsten joyce)) > hillary clinton will also be wrapping up her time in nevada... before coming back for the democratic caucus. on saturday, she was at panter's hall in henderson... encouragement. she also spoke to members of labor unions... promising she would create more jobs, raise the minimum wage... and get equal pay for women. greets... talking to dreamers and immigration: (( hillary clinton - (d) presidential candidate: i want you to not only tell people what we're against, what we'e fighting against, what we're gonna stop, i want you to tell them what we're for. i want you to explain that we're gonna have new jobs and infustructure and manufacturing, and clean reweable energy we're gonna put people to work across american again and we're going to see incomes going up.)) ((kirsten joyce)) in a recent poll by "target point"... she and bernie sanders are tied in nevada. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > don't forget... we are your local election headquarters.
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the latest news surrounding this year's election... both on air and online... at las vegas now dot com. /// let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather. sherry swensk clear skies and warm this morning after a breezy sunday. ..... we hit highs in the mid 70s and it looks like another warm day for our holiday monday. ...........
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yesterday have cleared out and we should have plenty of sunshine today. most of the breezes have backed off and light winds. < > /// >
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body of the late supreme court justice... antonin scalia... washington. the 79-year-old died suddenly over the weekend... texas. ((brian loftus)) as don champion reports... many are wondering who will replace him... and how his death will affect the campaign trail. a white hearse carried the body of antonin scalia to a west texas airport sunday...bound for virginia at the request of his family. the 79-year-old supreme court justice passed away suddenly vacationing at this resort ranch. of natural causes after consulting with his physician and sheriff's investigators: (cinderela guevara/ presidio county judge) "one of the things i did ask the sheriff and the marshal that was there if were there any signs of foul play?
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on sunday - flags across the country and in the nation's capital flew at half-staff in honor of the longtime justice. known for his strict conservative views - scalia was colleagues. in a 2008 60 minutes interview - he maintained his disagreements weren't personal: i attack ideas i don't attack people and some very good people have some very bad ideas. ( don champion cbs news washington, d.c.) a debate is now raging among candidates on the campaign trail over who president obama should nominate as scalia's successor. (hillary clinton/ democratic presidential candidate) the president has the right and responsibility to nominate a new supreme court justice (marco rubio/ nbc meet the press/ republican presidential candidate) "we cannot afford to have scalia replaced by someone like the nominees he's put there in the past." the president says he will nominate a successor "in due time." but senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell maintains any vacancy should be filled once a new president is in office. don champion cbs news washington. ((brian loftus)) funeral
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to be announced. with 4 conservatives and 4 liberals remaining... the nominee would tip the balance of the court. /// joyce)) looking at food labels may seem like a
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but it can help you be a smarter shopper. ((brian loftus)) what key things you should be looking at... when buying any kind of food. ((kirsten joyce)) and... apple is in the works of creating their first original t-v series. which streaming service you'll
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looking at a boxed, bagged, or wrapped product... it's sometimes hard to understand the label on it.
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for when reading the ingredients. we want to help you be a smart shopper, so we called up a clinical dietitian to help us sort out that side panel. i would turn to the nutrition facts pannel first- that's where you're going to find the serving size, and then all of the amounts per serving what about the list of ingredients... how do we use that to our advantage? ingredients are listed in order of their predominance in the product, so whatever there is most of, is listed first. so, what you really need to pay attention to are the first three ingredients to see what is mostly in that product. when reading the side of a box, what are some key words to look for? i look for sugar, i want to avoid a lot of added sugars.... // and then it's good to know words that mean sugar... // words that end in "ose," like, dextrose, maltose, and then the corn syrups. // another red flag nutrient would be sodium how do we know the difference between good fats and bad fats? even if it says, "zero trans fat on the label,"
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"hydrogenated fat" in the ingredients list, there could be up to half a gram of trans fats per serving in that product. when do calories come into play? if it's a beverage then i would definitely look at the calories because in beverages we basically don't want to be kelly bowman, cnn. ((kirsten joyce)) > bigger and better cell coverage... is making it's way to at&t. the company announced it's ready to conduct field trials... on it's five-g network before the end of this year. verizon made a similar announcement last year... it's not clear how much of a power boost it will give... to your upload and download speeds. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > and apple is getting into the t-v series business. the company's first original scripted show will star hip- hop legend doctor dre... that's according to the hollywood reporter. the show will be called "vital signs"... and will talk about the rapper's life. doctor dre will also be the executive producer. the hollywood reporter says the series will likely be distributed on apple music. it's not clear yet if it will be on apple t-v or other apple platforms.
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((kirsten joyce)) > a man's road trip back home took a turn for the worst... after his truck broke down here in nevada. ((brian loftus)) what he survived on for a week... before a state trooper found him. ///
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america's heroes have a message. if you've fought... you know picking a commander in chief is no small thing. you're looking for smarts... and guts. we looked at each candidate... we studied their record... looked them over... we checked them out... and we chose one. there's only one. jeb bush. he's got a plan. he'll keep us safe. he's a president - a commander in chief. jeb bush. best prepared to be commander in chief. right to rise usa
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eastern u-s...
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site to see! this is "sea smoke" forming on the water... but it's actually steam! it forms when the cold air moves over the top of the warm water. as many as 18 cities along the east coast were expecting record- breaking cold temperatures yesterday. some places had wind chills close to negative 15 degrees. /// ((sherry swensk)) > the man in this photo is lucky to be alive... after he was stranded in the desert for a week... and he survived on snow! philip besanson is now recovering at a hospital in california. police say he was driving his truck earlier this month... from arizona back to eugene, oregon... but broke down just north of reno. he survived by staying in his struck, drinking melted snow, and eating food scraps. he was lucky that a highway patrol trooper found him... who was checking the road conditions. /// let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk breezy and sunny monday coming... with a wind advisory along the river today. warm 70s coming this week and more clouds later in the week.
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((demetria obilor)) > hundreds of girls at a utah high
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had a valentine's day they would not forget. as daniel woodruff reports... one teen is going viral for buying each one of them a rose. (nats) (kayedin craw/received flower) "it meant a lot." kayedin craw is still a little bit giddy (kayedin craw/received flower) "i felt very special actually." after what happened at school (kayedin craw/received flower) "i brought it home and my mom's like, who gave you that? hayden." (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i want to make as many people happy as possible."
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good deed has quickly become the talk of the town (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "we got around 800 flowers out there." one for every girl at sky view high school (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i don't think a girl should be left out during valentine's day." hayden ordered the flowers himself... recruited some friends... and just before school ended thursday for the long weekend -- passed them out. (kayedin craw/received flower) "everybody was holding a flower, i just thought that was so cool." impressive right? well, especially when you consider it cost this student nearly $500 dollars to pull off standup: hayden works here at lee's marketplace as a bagger. he's been saving all of his money to buy all those flowers. and you can bet he wouldn't be able to do that with just one paycheck. (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "there's no way (laughs) there's no way." steve hoggan knows he's hayden's boss (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "to spend your money like that, it takes someone with real heart." now, you might think hayden is the luckiest guy in school right now 800 girls with flowers... 800 potential dates for this big man on campus... except... (hayden godfrey/bought flowers
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a girlfriend, so..." that's right: (hayden's girlfriend) "it's really sweet of him to do this." he's taken (hayden's girlfriend) "to watch every single one of those girls walk out of school with a big smile on their face makes me very happy and very proud of him." ((brian loftus)) ((kirsten joyce)) ((demetria obilor))
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swenson. expect lane restrictions on eastbound 215 by the mccarran exit for the next 15 months for construction work. crews are installing new storm drain facilities, building an ew retaining wall and reconstructing a ramp to the warm springs exit. > that's a look at the roads... back to you./// ((brian loftus)) > kobe bryant stepped onto the court for one last time... for the n-b-a all-star game this weekend. it was the west versus the east in canada. at the end, kobe bryant received a standing ovation from fans.
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season before he retires. tickets have been selling in the thousands to see the laker legend... play one last time. the west team broke an all- time scoring record... beating the east -- 196 to 173. /// ((brian loftus)) > earthquakes occur on a daily basis throughout the country... especially here out west. ((kirsten joyce)) what the unversity of california is developing... so we can be prepared when the
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((kirsten joyce)) > dozen ((kirsten joyce)) > dozens of cars, trucks, and semi's collided in a series of
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along one of indiana's highways. authorities believe between 40-to-50 vehicles were involved in the pileup. the crash stretched nearly two miles of interstate 65. a number of injuries were reported -- the worst was a broken leg. police continue to investigate what led to the crash... but weather could be a factor... considering there was heavy snow fall at the time. /// ((brian loftus)) > the university of california hopes to build a seismic network... that will better track earthquakes... from your smartphone. the university teamed up with a dutch company... creating the "my-shake" app... which is free for android phones. the app uses sensors inside the phone... mapping earthquakes that occur around you. it also provides any information on recent and significant earthquakes. the goal is to provide a worldwide seismic network... using data to reduce the effects of earthquakes. /// > we'll be right back........///
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narrator: for speaking truth to power in china...
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narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. the case of a 2- year-old girl... killed in a hit- and-run. what north las vegas police are not yet ruling out... that could have caused the ((brian loftus)) > plus... the i- team's george knapp sits down with the meyers' family... to see where thing stand... a year after tammy meyers was killed. ((kirsten joyce)) > and leprechauns were seen lacing up their shoes in the valley...
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for cancer research. /// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) and i'm brian loftus. north las vegas made an arrest in the crash... that killed a 2-year-old girl on super bowl sunday. ((kirsten joyce)) 51-year-old daniel garcia- martinez was taken into custody on friday. police say he was driving the white van that killed 2-year- old evelyn green... and left the scene after the accident. witnesses say they saw the little girl crossing the street when she was hit. north las vegas police have not confirmed... whether or not the accident was alcohol related. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > one of metro's police police dogs... that was attacked by a suspect with a machete... after a 12-hour long standoff... is fully recovering. k-9 nicky is doing much better


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