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around town listing gas for less. sams club and costco came in the lowest with 1-79 and 1-82 a gallon. but it is worth looking up before heading out as some places still have gas selling for 2-60 a gallon... one driver we spoke to is glad the prices are down.. ((kristine dominguez, driver "$1.89 is so much better than what we were paying last year because last year i was filling up my tank on $45 and now i've dropped down to about $22 that is unbelieveable." )) ((cont.vo)) but there is some bad news -- our gas prices are still above he national average... a dollar -69 a gallon. and low gas prices won't be here forever -- so, folks at gas buddy say if you want to do some extra traveling, do it now before prices spike for the summer. ((tony smith)) gas analyst say - expect prices to continue to drop another five to ten cents
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some advice for for drivers looking for the cheapest gas... download an app like gas buddy dot com or vegasgasprices. com. reporting live in las vegas - tony smith 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) tony, why are valley gas prices higher? ((tony smith)) according to gas buddy.. las vegas suffers from higher gas prices due to -- high taxes on gasoline additionally, the lack of refining capacity in the state -- means cities like las vegas have to rely on gasoline from nearby states. the majority of las vegas's fuel is sourced from california refiners, who have seen their prices soar from additional state environmental regulations.
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stabbing incidents put four people in the hospital earlier today. the most recent one happened around 5-30 near lake mead and simmons. metro says two men got into a fight that resulted in both getting stabbed. witnesses described to us what lead up to the incident. ((delenor griffin // witness: i just noticed blood drops everywhere -- all by my door. i guess just everywhere because i guess he had just left the scene. )) ((paul joncich)) > police says the suspects are in recovering at the hospital. detectives are still out there investigating what led up to the incident./// ((paul joncich)) > and just about an hour earlier police reponded to different stabbing attack. this one happened near sahara and lamb... police say the two victims suffered non-life threatening wounds. it is not clear if police arrested anyone in that attack./// ((denise valdez)) > the metro k-9 attacked by a machete last week is coming a long way in his recovery. nicky is now at home resting after his surgery last week. police say the suspect in last week's 12-hour stand-off attacked the k- 9. the dog suffered multiple cuts
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police were able to take the suspect into custody. his identity and the charges he's facing are unknown. but, it's a felony to injure a police dog./// ((paul joncich)) > former president george w bush hit the campaign trail in support of his brother's presidential run. it was the first appearance for the older bush... who met with local veterans in south carolina... with his wife laura. both george w and his father won their south carolina primaries... and hope they can rally support for jeb to do the same. some of the attendees say they still consider themselves bush supporters when it comes to george... but are undecided on jeb as of now. the south carolina gop primary is this saturday... and the democratic primary is a week later./// ((denise valdez)) > all eyes will be on nevada this weekend as the state caucus kicks off. both hillary clinton and bernie sanders pounded the pavement in the valley this weekend. in each of their campaign events..they touched on issues they feel hit home to nevada
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both candidates will be back in the valley later this week.. for a town hall meeting on thursday. and tomorrow night the democratic party is holding a latino get- out - the caucus event and mock caucus training at 5 pm at the east las vegas community center. senator harry reid and congresswoman dina titus will be on hand to help with the training./// ((denise valdez)) > and don't forget... election headquarters. you can stay up to date on everything political... both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((paul joncich)) > an update on the british airways jet that caught fire at back in september of last year... this is video from september 8th.. the engine caught fire as the boeing triple 7 was getting ready to take off from mccarran airport to london gatwick. repairs to get it back in air started last month.. with a tent around most of the fuselage.. last week.. the tent still around it. today.. the tent has been removed and smoke damage gone. we reached out to british
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which says "safety is always british airways' first priority. a team from boeing is carrying out the repair work, which will be certified to the same high standards as if the aircraft was brand new." british airways did not tell us when the triple seven is expected back in service. 157 passengers and 13 crew members evacuated the plane when the engine went up in flames.. no one was seriously injured. the ntsb has yet to release the cause of the fire. ((paul joncich)) > grammy night is here! ((denise valdez)) as some of the top movers and shakers in music are gearing up for for the industries biggest night.. who's expected to take home some of the top awards. ((paul joncich)) and taking little league to court. why the parents of some little league players are fighting back after they say their kids were wrongfully stripped of their championship title.. >the stretch of 70's continues, but now we're going to push it even more. how's 80's sound? followed by big winds and a brief cool down.
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((paul joncich)) > the biggest
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in los angeles. ((denise valdez)) it's all for the 58th annual grammy awards. cbs correspondent danielle nottingham is live from the red carpet with a sneak peak at what to expect. ((danielle nottingham)) > it's the music industries' biggest night and anticipation is growing for the star studded performances and big awards..... >the stars are arrving on the red carpet as excitement builds for tonight's grammy awards. (taylor swift video) taylor swift opens the show with a song from her grammy nominated album 1989 -- one she's never performed live before. swift is up for a seven awards. (nats kendrick) rapper kendrick lamar leads the field with 11. (andra day) i respect kendrick so much as an artist. first of all, i love the incorporation of jazz and funk
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away from it because it's not mainstream 22:33:35 newcomer andra day will team up with pop star ellie goulding in a duet. and adele will give a much anticipated performance from her record- smashing album 25 (danielle nottingham/cbs news los angeles) tonight's grammy awards will also be filled with tributes to some of the music legends who passed away in the last year. lady gaga showed off her new tattoo of david bowie ahead of her tribute to the late music icon. bonnie raitt will join gary clark junior and others in honoring blues legend b.b. king (bonnie raitt) he meant so much to so many people it's really nice to be able to have this moment to honor him. and the eagles will honor their co-founder glenn frey who died last month. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles.// ((danielle nottingham)) > the grammys air live right here on cbs.///
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always see some sort of surprise every year at the show -- any rumors circulating on some surprise performances or appearances? ((danielle nottingham)) ((paul joncich)) > and our viewers are showing their excitement for the big night on social media... for the most part we're seeing many people rooting for taylor swift and kendrick lamar.
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could be anyone's game. you can see what happens tonight right here on 8news now. red carpet coverage starts at at eight ((paul joncich)) > a sudden death has the supreme court evenly divided. ((denise valdez)) how the nation is mourning the loss of supreme court justice antonin scalia and how his vacant seat is shaking up things on the campaign trail./// choice for news. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy.
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above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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ordered flags to be flown at half staff in the nation's captial to pay tribute to supreme court justice antonin scalia, who died over the weekend. ((denise valdez)) now, the vacancy is shaping the presidential race. weijia jiang reports from the supreme court. >the owner of the west texas ranch where justice antonin scalia died says the 79 year old was found "in complete repose" in his room on saturday. scalia was on a hunting trip.and was his quote "usual, personable, self" the night before. professionally...sc alia was known as a conservative titan while serving the nation's highest court. (antonin scalia) "if it's the question of individual rights and individual liberties... that's what i'm there for. scalia's sudden death leaves the supreme court evenly divided,
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four liberal justices. (--stand up bridge--weijia jiang/the supreme court) on the campaign trail, candidates in both parties have reframed the election as a referendum on the high court's future. (ted cruz) "we are one justice away from supreme court ruling that we don't have 1st amendment rights." every g-o-p candidate has said the next president should appoint scalia's replacement... but president obama pledged he would do it. (president obama) "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in due time." demonstrators gathered on the snowy steps of the supreme court monday...urging senators to consider the president's decision. (drew courtney people for the american way) "what we don't want to have happen is have the senate hold the supreme court hostage." despite his controversial opinions, scalia had deep friendships with liberal justices. many of whom are praising his dedication...as they grieve. wj, cbs news, the supreme court./// ((denise valdez)) > a judge
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causes, and no autopsy was necessary. he had a history of heart trouble and other illnesses. his body was flown from texas to virginia on sunday./// toss to weather < tedd florendo >staying warm again with highs 15 degrees above average again by afternoon. the evening hours have been comfortable. we also had some north breezes today which are now starting to die down more and will certainly be a lot calmer close to midnight. ............................... .... many neighborhood by afternoon reached mid to high 70's in the valley, with exception to the kyle canyon which was cooler today.
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the region with sam story expected again tomorrow before a brief cool down. ............................... ........... comfortable 70's around the region as well by afternoon. much cooler temps in the central part of the state with warmest temps in laughlin and death valley. ............................... ................ looking around the nation the best weather is here and in texas. colder weather in the upper midwest and over the midatlantic states where all the severe weather is at. storms popping up iwht the warmer temps in the deep south. ............................... ................... snow stretching from the pennsylvania up to boston.
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bring ice and sleet for the carolinas so it's going to be a busy night for those folks to the east. ............................... ................... meanwhile we have severe storms pushing through the deep south bringing tornado watches in alabama and the florida panhandle. ............................... ................. back west area of low pressure to the coast will slowly push that high pressure to the east and bring wind, clouds and brief cooler temps and showers before exited east fairly quickly and temps recovering soon after. ............................... ............... wind advisory still in effect for the colorado river with gusts up to 35 reported earlier. it ends at 6 and not expected to be re-issued again tomorrow. ............................... .................. so here's what to expect this ek. degrees for the high bywednesday, the wae of theyear so far. breezbmweekthen windy by ursday and cooler 60's. brief shower chances also returnd the 70's back a..................................................nighexpect cool conditions and north breezes up 15 attimes. tomorr and sunny. lmer winds tomorrow down toless than 10. danger of eing recordsmorrow................................................. d to high 70's tomorrow withme neighborhoods the easttting very closeo0 byternoon.oler 70's in the foothills and rthwest sections of the lley...............................................tended showing 80's for sure wednesday and possibly
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oject that gets derway tonight... and it could have a serious impact on neighboring businesses. the project starts at 9 p-m tonight -- on rainbow between russell and sunset and will be down to one lane in each direction until 5 a-m each morning. this is a big project that will cause lane shifts and lane closures for the next 15 months while they work on installing a new flood control tunnel and widen the road. so if you live in the area watch for lane restrictions. we'll have more details on the impact in our five o'clock newscast./// ((paul joncich)) construction along the airport connector means a slower route to mccarran. crews have set up even more cones in the area. demetria obilor has the reasons why, in todays "what's driving you crazy?" (( )) demetria obilor: last week, the
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along the south beltway right by mccarran. it's all a part of the big started last summer. at times, eastbound 215 between the airport connector and warm lanes. these closures will be in effect through next spring. the county says it's necessary while crews install new storm-drain facilities, build a new retaining wall and reconstruct a ramp linking to the warm springs exit. the entire project is expected to finish up next fall. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((denise valdez)) > getting head start on president's day ((paul joncich)) how one man's undying part ways with a massive salute to our nations founding fathers
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by saluting his collection of presidents heads in his backyard in williamsburg, virginia. howard hankins has a collection of 43 president head sculptures sitting in his backyard. they weigh about 800- thousand pounds each. hankins said he was hired to crush the sculptures after a theme park in williamsburg virginia closed..... but he says he couldn't do it and decided to take them to his concrete recycling business. the statues were free. but, moving them came at a high price. (( hankins "i didn't like that idea at all. they asked me if i could get rid of the stuff. i said, sure i'll get rid of it. "it cost me about 50 grand to move them. ))
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to find the presidents a new home where they'll be appreciated. every time howard looks up at his presidential collection he says he's thankful he didn't crush them. /// ((denise valdez)) > a busy valentine's day weekend in the valley... as couples from all around the world were here to take the plunge. over the weekend the clark county clerk's office issued at least 13- hundred marriage licenses.. it's one of the most popular weekends in las vegas to get married.. and that also means more cash flow to our local economy. newlyweds we talked to say this is the perfect place to say "i do." (( doug moore/just married: "you know we've been talking about it and talking about it and thought no better place than to probably do it." )) ((denise valdez)) > the mad dash to las vegas for weddings may not be over yet. folks with the vegas weddings chapel tell us its just as booked for ceremonies on leap day -- february 29th.
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((denise valdez)) > thousands of catholics are celebrating the celebrating the pope's visit to mexico. how that excitement is reaching all the way to us in the valley as one group prepares to make the pilgrimage./// announcer: "now, nevada's first
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at 4" ((paul joncich)) > the pope has reached the halfway point in his visit to mexico. ((denise valdez)) and his trip is also creating excitement here in southern nevada. we saw this excitement when the holy father visited the east coast last year and now the same group of worshippers who went to see him on that trip is getting ready to make the pilgrimage again. ((paul joncich)) patranya bhoolsuwan explains why this trip is extra special for those who moved here from mexico many years ago: < ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) at st. anne's catholic church in las vegas, nearly 90 percent of the parishioners are latinos. so it's no surprise that many here were happy to hear the news that pope francis will be paying a visit to juarez, mexico this coming week. ((graciela gastelum/parishion er: "everybody is really excited.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) graciela gastelum is originally from juarez, a city once known as the murder capital of the world. she says in the last 10 years,
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pope's visit will help even more. ((graciella gastelum/parishion er: "i think it's a good opportunity to let people know that people in juarez they always welcome people there...people are going more to church and everything...so it will help people get together more than ever.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) and gastelum will be part of a group of around 50 people from st anne's... who will be making a 10 hour bus ride from las vegas to the border of el paso texas and juarez. that's where they will join hundreds of thousands of people who be welcoming pope francis on this visit. ((monsignor gregory gordon/st. anne's parish: "the holy father is just a very special pastor...we just want to get as close as possible.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) monsignor gregory gordon actually did just that last fall...when he and about 10 other parishioners from st. annes went to philadelphia and washington dc during the pope's first visit to the u-s. monsignor gordon says more people from his church will get to go to juarez because the trip
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he says even some of the older parishioners are excited to make this trip. ((monsignor greogry gordon/st. anne's parish: "we will be walking quite a distance i think they see it as a sacrifice.")) ((patranya bhoolsuwan)) gastelum who saw the pope last fall..says being an american and seeing the pope in her hometown will be nothing short of amazing. ((graciela gastelum/parishion er: "a lot of people will be there from both sides, it's another thing that will be really good...it's going to be a wonderful experience. i am really looking forward.")) > ((denise valdez)) and here's a history nugget for you. a pope has never made a visit to nevada. the closest one we had was when pope john paul the second stopped in los angeles and phoenix -- that was back in 19- 87./// ((paul joncich)) > an oregon man, stranded for a week in the desert survived by eating snow. 69-year-old philip besanson is now recovering at a hospital in california. police say besanson was driving from arizona back home to eugene, oregon... when his truck broke down just north of reno. besanson stayed in his truck -- drinking melted snow and
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it's a very remote area, but a highway patrol trooper stumbled across besanson, while checking road conditions./// ((denise valdez)) > a bizarre attack on the golden gate bridge over the weekend. police say someone armed with a blow gun shot darts at two visitors walking across the bridge. the darts are about four inches long. california highway patrol says one of them penetrated one victim's thigh about two inches. investigators believe the darts were launched from a car driving on the bridge. (((bobby rai / newark resident) "it is scary but then again you can't hide, like i said. you just gotta look out for yourself. (indy rai / newark resident) "that's very crazy, these days you don't know what's going to happen, especially in sf. )) ((denise valdez)) police say neither dart seemed to be poisoned. investigators are now working with the golden gate bridge authority to see if they have any surveillance video to help catch the culprits behind this attack./// ((paul joncich)) > jodi arias is
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without a visitor after some she made some salty comments to a correctional officer.. the 35-year-old is serving a life sentence for murdering her boyfriend. according to officials-- arias called a correctional officer a vulgar name... after she was denied a haircut. arias will have to demonstrate at least 180 days of good behavior in order to see visitors agan. ((denise valdez)) > who could forget the world series run the mountain ridge little league made in 2014? the team didn't make it to the finals... but was eventually awarded the championship... after the jackie robinson west team that beat them them to get there was accused of recruiting players from outside their area. now the parents of the chicago little league players are suing to get their title back. an attorney for the players' parents and coach says the parents submitted the proper documents and that the map submitted was verified as legal during the regional tournament: ((james karamanis//attorne y - "the children knew nothing about this. the boundary maps were submitted, the eligibility documents were submitted to the jrw inc.
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league, and there was no problem with the children being within those boundaries until much later.")) ((denise valdez)) little league international says they do not plan to comment until after they've reviewed the lawsuit./// ((paul joncich)) > at least a dozen people, including several children, died in air strikes in northern syria today. activists say russian planes dropped bombs on hospitals and a school. cbs' tina kraus has the latest from london. >....people running (enex) people ran as explosions tore apart a doctors without borders hospital in syria. (afp) the medical charity says rockets hit the makeshift clinic four times in attacks that were minutes apart. (evn) syrian activists say russian warplanes carried out the deadly assault. ....boy crying...(afp) kids were the victims of airstrikes in the neighboring province of aleppo. a human rights group said at least seven missiles struck a children's hospital - killing several children and a pregnant
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(aptn) in a nearby village - an air raid reportedly hit a school - killing at least seven more people. the multiple attacks on syria come days after (enex) world powers agreed to a temporary ceasefire set to begin later this week. tina kraus, cbs news./// ((paul joncich)) russia's foreign ministry says russian planes will continue striking isis targets near aleppo despite the upcoming ceasefire agreement./// ((denise valdez)) > meanwhile the cia director is speaking out about isis. ((paul joncich)) why he says isis will almost certainly try to carry out an attack on u-s soil./// ((denise valdez)) > cia director
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((paul joncich)) in an interview on sunday with 60 minutes....brenn an says their "attempts are inevitable." (carol costello/cnn) "a dire warning from the director of the cia on the ability of isis to carry out attacks using chemical weapons. in an interview with cbs "60 minutes"...
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committed to obtaining weapons of mass destruction and using them against the west. and he expects an attack inside the united states... (john brennan/cia director) "i'm expecting them to try to put in place the operatives and the materials and whatever else they need to do or to incite people to carry out these attacks clearly. so i believe their attempts are inevitable. i don't think their success necessarily are." (scott pelley/cbs) "can you explain to the folks watching this interview why these people want to kill us? how does attacking the united states further their interests." (john brennan/cia director) "i think they're trying to provoke a clash between the west and the muslim world or the world that they are in as a way to gain more adherence because what they're claiming is that the united states is trying to take over their countries, which is the furthest thing from the truth." (carol costello/cnn) "brennan confirmed isis has the ability to make small amounts of both chlorine and mustard gas... and has used them in battle several times." ((paul joncich)) > the search
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valdez)) the super bowl of dog shows is getting underway in new york. we have an inside look at the how some competitive pups are putting their best paw forward for the westminster dog show./// announcer: now nevada's first
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this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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comcast customers took to twitter... ...after service outages across the country this morning. the t-v and internet provider got a lot of negative attention online. one user demanded the company "get more employees and offer same-day help." a comcast spokesperson told c-n-n in an email, quote, "it looks like it was a number of markets, but not
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were impacted." comcast said it had fixed the problem and "almost all" services have been restored. the company did not say how many people were affected./// ((denise valdez)) > an investigation into whether or not former new york governor elliot spitzer assaulted a woman at a ritzy hotel in new york city. police were first called to the plaza hotel after a woman there... tried to slit her wrists. a source told c-b-s a fight turned violent with spitzer pushing the woman and then putting his hands around her throat. a spokesperson for the ex- governor denied her claims. at spitzer's east side apartment building, the doorman refused to acknowledge that the governor even lives there: (( i've acted in a way that violates my obligation to my family, that violates my or any sense of right and wrong.")) ((denise valdez)) it's been nearly eight years since the 56 year old announced his resignation... after being caught using a high end prostitution service. spitzer would try later to return to politics, running for new york city comptroller in
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so far the former new york governor has not commented for himself on what the accuser says took place here at the plaza... spitzer has not been charged./// ((paul joncich)) > a president's day storm coated the white house with snow today. a winter storm warning is in effect for the nation's capitol until early tuesday morning. the national weather service says d-c could pick up four to six inches of snow before it switches over to all rain late tonight. ((denise valdez)) > meanwhile snowfall mixed with below freezing temperatures created a slippery mess for commuters in peoria, illinois. drivers were spotted sliding into the median on both sides of interstate 74 earlier. emergency crews were on standby, assisting drivers. all this as plows worked on treating the road to ease the poor conditions. things have improved throughout the day, but another round of flurries is expected to hit central illinois overnight.///
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< tedd florendo staying warm again with highs 15 degrees above average again by afternoon. the evening hours have been comfortable. we also had some north breezes today which are now starting to die down more and will certainly be a lot calmer close to midnight. ............................... .... many neighborhood by afternoon reached mid to high 70's in the valley, with exception to the kyle canyon which was cooler today. very comfortable temps through the region with sam story expected again tomorrow before a brief cool down. ............................... ........... comfortable 70's around the region as well by afternoon. much cooler temps in the central part of the state with warmest temps in laughlin and death valley. ............................... ................
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best weather is here and in texas. colder weather in the upper midwest and over the midatlantic states where all the severe weather is at. storms popping up iwht the warmer temps in the deep south. ............................... ................... snow stretching from the pennsylvania up to boston. the rain snow line dropping and bring ice and sleet for the carolinas so it's going to be a busy night for those folks to the east. ............................... ................... meanwhile we have severe storms pushing through the deep south bringing tornado watches in panhandle. ............................... ................. back west area of low pressure to the coast will slowly push that high pressure to the east and bring wind, clouds and brief cooler temps and showers before exited east fairly quickly and temps recovering soon after. ............................... ............... wind advisory still in effect for the colorado river with gusts up to 35 reported earlier. it ends at 6 and not expected to be re-issued again tomorrow. ............................... ..................
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week. 80 degrees for the high by wednesday, the warmest of the year so far. breezy by midweek, then windy by thursday and cooler 60's. brief shower chances also return and the 70's back again. ............................... ........................ tonight expect cool conditions and north breezes up to 15 at times. 76 tomorrow and sunny. calmer winds tomorrow down to less than 10. no danger of breaking records tomorrow ............................... ........................ mid to high 70's tomorrow with some neighborhoods to the east getting very close to 80 by afternoon. cooler 70's in the foothills and northwest sections of the valley. ............................... ..................... extended showing 80's for sure by wednesday and possibly reaching a record that day. we cool off briefly thursday in the high 60's then recover to the mid 70's by late week. nearly 3 thousand dogs are competing in the westminster kennel club show in new york city. and there's a whole lot more to the westminster kennel club than being best in show.
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after all the primping and pruning back stage it is all business for these dogs and their owners. hounds, non- sporting, and herding dogs compete against their own breeds today. tomorrow, it will be top sporting, working and terriers time to shine. (( "we always have high expectations" "are you nervous? a little bit" )) ((denise valdez)) there are a couple of favorites this year, charlie the skye terrier and rumor the german shepherd. the best in show will be crowned tomorrow night. last year's winner was a beagle named miss p./// ((denise valdez)) > the downside of low gas prices. ((paul joncich)) many people
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necessarily good news for every business. ((denise valdez)) easing traffic headaches. coming up at 5... what's being done in north las vegas... to make the commute between california a little less crowded./// ((paul joncich)) > a planned parenthood clinic in colorado 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,
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reopened its doors today. ((denise valdez)) this comes nearly three months after a deadly shooting. three people died and nine were injured in the november 27th attack. planned parenthood says they have added security measures in place. they hope the clinic will completely reopen in a few months. for now, they will be offering a full range of services to fewer clients. (( (vicki cowart/ pres. and ceo, planned parenthood of the rocky mountains) "we made a commitment to our community the day of the shooting that we would be back just as soon as possible, and i want to acknowledge the fact that our patients have really been the ones who have been put out during this time. they have not been able to come here to get the care, the high quality and non- judgmental health care that they count on from planned parenthood.")) ((denise valdez)) accused gunman robert dear is being held at a colorado state hospital for a mental competency exam. he will be back in court next week.///
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medical student says he contracted the zika virus while in haiti last fall. ((denise valdez)) christoph delespinasse is a student at florida international university in miami. he says he came down with the virus while on a nine-month medical mission trip near port- au-prince. (( (christoph delespinasse/zika patient) "i was on a leave of absence from medical school in haiti. so i spent i spent about 9 months there. and towards the end of the trip in november i signed up for a surgical medical mission on the rural side, on the outskirts of port-au-prince. it was the rural side. and i had a great experience for a week. and the last-- so we were mainly indoors. but the last day i was walking outside to visit the villagers and so, and during that trip, that was my main exposure to being outside. then i went back home, and then the following week is when i got sick.")) ((denise valdez)) according to
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the total number of cases in south florida has risen to twenty. health officials say all patients got the virus while overseas./// ((paul joncich)) > gas prices continue to fall. and while that has many americans celebrating it's not good news for everyone. ((denise valdez)) in fact some industries are getting hit hard - including the recycling business. diane macedo explains. >low oil prices have led to big savings at the gas pump. "i'm thrilled" "it's nice when i can fill up for 20 bucks." but what's good news for millions of american drivers is bad news for recycling centers. (wayne defeo/defeo associates) "all recycling is impacted by low energy costs, plastic in particular because plastic is made from oil." and with oil prices so low - plastic makers are finding it cheaper to make new plastic from oil instead of recyclables. (tom outerbridge/gm, sims municipal recycling) "we have to sell it for less" tom outerbridge is general manager of sims municipal recycling in brooklyn, new york.. which handles 18- thousand tons of recyclables a month. he says it's harder to find
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lowe grade items.. like plastic bags. (diane) "and so what happens if you can't find a market for this stuff." (tom outerbridge) "plastic bags will we send to a landfill if we can't find a home." environmental consultant wayne defeo says the price drop is costing recycling centers around the nation billions of dollars. but he says everyone should keep recycling. (wayne defeo/defeo associates) "environmentally it is better, in the long term economically it is better." defeo points out that oil prices will eventually go up and when they do so will the value of recyclables. diane macedo, for cbs news, brooklyn, new york./// paul joncich > that's all for us at 4. denise valdez 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter. ((dave courvoisier)) > a beloved police officer...
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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,
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police officer... on the road to recovery. (( there aren't a lot of dogs that can take that kind of punishment)) ((dave courvoisier)) what a recent attack means for his future on the job. ((paula francis)) > locals finding relief at the pump. (( "it was allows me to go out and do trips now.")) ((paula francis)) how our prices compare to the national average... and what you need to know to find the best deal. ((dave courvoisier)) > clearing the congestion. the project in the works for north las vegas... that aims at easing traffic headaches coming to and from
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((voice over: "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 5.")) > ((dave courvoisier)) > k-9 officer nicky is on his way to a full recovery tonight.. i'm dave courvoisier. ((paula francis)) i'm paula francis. attacked with a machete friday morning while taking down a suspect in a standoff. it happened near desert inn and maryland parkway . following the standoff... nicky was rushed into surgery... but is now eager to get back on the job.. ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now reporter karen castro joins us live with an update on the k9's future with the police department. ((karen castro)) k-9 nicky is home with his handler today after undergoing surgery on friday. but he will be back to work in a matter of weeks. we're told the 8-year-old belgian malinois is slowly acting like his old self. ((karen castro)) k-9 nicky is sporting a cone with the words "i am a hero" written on it. a suspect attacked the police

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