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wildlife refuge in oregon, upset over federal control of land. bundy is seeking to be released with a g-p-s ankle bracelet until his trial./// ((patrick walker)) > meanwhile...cliv en bundy is picking up his son's battle. yesterday... the southern nevada cattle rancher sent a notice to an oregon sheriff. - ccing the governor of the state and president barack obama..... he wants authorities to remove all federal and state policing agents out of the county... and that they will retain possession of the federal refuge. some groups in oregon are calling for peace. there are reports of four protesters still at the refuge. /// ((patrick walker)) > ted cruz has won the opening round of the republican presidential race. he came in first in the iowa caucuses followed by donald trump and a surging marco rubio. and on the democratic side, this afternoon the iowa democratic party declared hillary clinton the winner by a razor thin margin. craig boswell reports from des moines. craig boswell: democrat bernie sanders was already rallying supporters in new hampshire before the sun came up this morning. he's predicting a big win there after narrowly losing the
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bernie sanders: we just got in from iowa where we astounded the world and now in new hampshire we will astound the world again craig boswell: hillary clinton won two more state delegates than sanders in the closest race in caucus history. hillary clinton: i am so thrilled that i am coming to new hampshire after winning iowa on cbs this morning, bob schieffer said the results show clinton's campaign has problems. (bob schieffer bernie sanders an avowed socialist who has never sought office as a democrat gave her a real run. this is not a victory for hillary clinton. craig boswell/cbs news, des moines, ia) on the republican side, ted cruz won with 28 but it's the third place finisher who is now getting a lot of attention. welcome back. i'm glad to be back marco rubio greeted voters in new hampshire after finishing (gfx) just one point behind second place finisher donald trump. marco rubio: we need to beat hillary clinton and bernie sanders and i'm the best candidate to do it john dickerson marco rubio is now in the top tier and he's going to
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others hoping to be the mainstream alternative. donald trump has a big lead in the polls in new hampshire but ted cruz will look to make a dent in that lead after monday's win. ted cruz) i think the voters sent the message that they want a consistent conservative. new hampshire's primary -- the first in the nation is tuesday. craig boswell, cbs news, des moines, iowa ((patrick walker)) democrat martin o'malley and republican mike huckabee have both dropped out of the race. /// ((patrick walker)) > we're learning more about n-v energy's plans to lower rates for existing solar customers. the utility is considering grandfathering in customers who had their systems installed before september 15-th 2015. one proposal could move them into higher rates over four years.. while another would let them keep the old rates for 20 years. the public utilities commission raised rates in january.. for net metering rooftop solar customers./// ((patrick walker)) > bill faces a judge. the reason.. the comedian says sexual assault charges.. > plus..
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but clark county students.. say.. not so fast.. how they're helping predict when spring will come.. and how.. their predictions could benefit swensk)) gorgeous sunshine right now at the noon hour... and thank goodness those brisk north winds have calmed down from yesterday. temps were very cold this morning and the air dried out very quickly thanks to the strong north winds. ............. temps right now are just getting into the 40s... when will we get our warmer days back? we'll take a look in our up.///
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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> now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((patrick walker)) > bill cosby appeared in a pennsylvania court today. attorneys for the comedian asked a judge to throw out the only charges filed against him for sexually assaulting a woman despite dozens of accusations over the decades. brian webb reports from new york. bill cosby was led into the montgomery county courthouse for a hearing on the sexual assault case against him. attorneys for the 78-year-old comedian asked a judge to throw out a charge of aggravated indecent assault.
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is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting former temple university employee 2004. his attorneys say constand was a willing participant. she settled a civil cast against cosby in 2006 for an undisclosed sum. cosby's attorneys say his deposition in that case was made after an agreement with then-district attorney bruce castor, that the former tv star not be prosecuted. in recent months, more than 50 women have made similar claims against cosby - some dating back decades. but this is the first time he's been charged.cosby's attorney called the case political payback from the new d-a who reopened the case last year. (sot - monique pressley/bill cosby's attorney) "a former district attorney says there wasn't enough there, it was a civil matter, but instead over a decade later, one hot campaign later, we're here. so we have to do the best we can." bill cosby has been free
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since his december arrest. he could get up to 10 years in prison, if convicted. brian webb, cbs news, new york. ((patrick walker)) in the deposition that was made public, cosby said he gave quaaludes to young women he wanted to have sexual contact with and that he gave constand three pills./// ((patrick walker)) > still to come.. move over puxatony phil.. we have our own predictor of spring. the prize... your child could win.. if they guess when mojave max.. will wake up from his long nap. > but before we go to break.. here's a live look out our bank of america camera on this chilly tuesday afternoon. we'll be back.. in just minutes.///
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> now nevada's first choice for
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((patrick walker)) > february second is groundhog day.. and that means.. the spring forecast.. was up to punxsutawney phil.. and the groundhog did not see his shadow.. meaning... spring is on the way./// ((patrick walker)) > but here in the valley.. we don't wait on phil to predict when spring will come.. we have our own mojave max brittany edney is here with us now.. good afternoon brittany. ((brittany)) hi patrick... dozens of kids gathered this morning to guess when mojave max will make his move. it's all part of an annual contest sponsered by clark county and its partners. when max wakes up from his winter nap and wanders out of his burrow, it signals the start of the spring season. and clark county students are getting in on the fun by trying to predict the exact time max will emerge at the red rock national conservation area. (( heather green, desert conservation program "the kids see mojave max. last year, we got 5,000 entries, and that's just agreat indicator that the kids ar really into the program." )) ((brittany))
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the winner more than just bragging rights. they'll also receive a pretty awesome prize package which includes a laptop, digital camera, pizza party, a field trip and more. ((patrick walker)) so, can students still enter the contest? ((brittany)) yes, all clark county k through 12 students can enter up until max decides to reappear. and you can do it all online, just head over to our website lasvegasnow dot com and click on "links mentioned". ((patrick walker)) > now let's get a check of your forecast... sherry swensk is here with your most- accurate weather now./// ((sherry swensk)) punxsutawney
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but it still feels like winter here in the desert. cold temps still hanging on at noon.... after dipping into the 20s this morning. at least we have the nice sunshine. .............. cold, dry air is still in place and it will take the rest of the week to warm up to normal and get the nights thawed out again. ..................... temps were super cold this morning with hard freeze warnings in place for some areas... but not for the vegas valley. were were cold though - below freezing. ............. normal highs should be about 60
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but temps will be well below both those numbers today and for the next several days. ............. the west coast is getting more rain and snow... but we have plenty of sunshine and eventually high pressure builds in for the week. but the warmth will take a ... yesterday's storm has rolled
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blizzard conditions to the north... and to the south they are looking out for tornadoes today with springlike thunderstorms. ............... today highs will struggle into those upper 40s... and overnight lows will stay very cold again. finally by the end of the week we will get back to normal with highs in the low 60s and mornings in the 40s./// < ((weather toss))>
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for the chocolate lover in your life. ethel m joins us next with the delicious presents.. and experiences.. you can give your love.. this valentine's day.///
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((patrick walker)) > women have been getting chocolate for valentine's day... for as long as the holiday that celebrates love has existed... and now there is a special place you can take your love to celebrate the season... chocolates. from ethel m's... stu haack... and tammy jo french.. who is going to show off some awesome skills in dipping strawberries in chocolate. stu let's start with you, how big of a holiday is valentine's day for ethel m's? - what kind of treats go the fastest for this one? - talk to us about what you guys do to the garden area to help people celebrate the holiday. - anything new this year? ok tammy jo, let's get the special
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stu haack, pr & marketing manager, will be the ethel m representative and tammy jo french, ethel m chocolates store associate, will do the strawberry dipping demonstration. ((patrick walker)) > talk about scary.. a puppy.. falls 20 feet..
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abandoned basement. ((firefighter: as soon as i stuck my hands out, he was up and ready to go )) ((patrick walker)) the steps firefighters took to pull the tiny pup..
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> a puppy is safe and sound... after getting trapped in an underground vault! 4 month old valentine fell 20 feet... in an abandoned packing facility in lamont california, outside bakersfield. ((animal services worker: there was like a basement that had a shaft to it, and he went into the shaft and had no way of getting out. )) ((patrick walker)) a woman walking nearby heard the help. firefighters had to use a tripod
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the puppy is now doing just fine./// ((patrick walker)) > 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. ((sherry swensk)) have a great
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