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but wasn't able to tell them who did it. witnesses in the area say they saw two men running after the shots were fired. police also say there was a car that was seen leaving the area around the time of the killing. metro police are not sure if this was a robbery... or if drugs were involved. ((michael stevens)) they're asking anyone with information to come forward... and call crimestoppers. back to you. ((brian loftus)) > michael... is this the first time police have been around the area for something like this? ((michael stevens)) brian... you'll remember back in november a couple was killed in the area... first, a man's body was found near eastern and charleston... and moments later a woman was found dead in a parking lot near fremont. the suspect that case was arrested and charged with two counts of murder with a deadly weapon. ((brian loftus)) > federal
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number one goal at this year's super bowl is to identify and prevent terrorism. the n-f-l is just about to hold a press conference on their security plans . authorities say there is no indication of a concrete threat... but that recent terror acts are on everyone's minds. swat teams and undercover agents will be swarming levi's stadium this weekend with bomb-detection agents./// ((brian loftus)) > as super bowl excitement ramps up .. the week before the big game has become a series of events itself. that's why we sent chris matthuis to san francisco. and he tracked down the two las vegans playing in the super bowl this year... broncos linebacker brandon marshall and panthers lineback ben jacobs: brandon marshall/bronc os linebaccer: a lot of people think we just have the strip, gambling and different things like that but we have some athletes, a lot of good things happen there in vegas and a lot of people don't realize that. ben jacobs/panthers linebacker: vegas used to get sold short a lot on athletic talent. i always said, we got guys there, we got dudes, and i think
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)) ((brian loftus)) > 8 news now is giving away 25-hundred dollars during our special newscast after the super bowl. to enter.. just head to our website.. las vegas now dot com and click the banner at the top of the page. and check out page dedicated to the big game while you are there./// ((brian loftus)) > millions of americans are in the path of more severe weather today. they are still reeling from destructive tornadoes.. that swept across the south yesterday. at least 12 were reported in mississippi and alabama... leveling homes in both states. the tornado that hit collinsville, mississippi ripped apart the first baptist church. it's pastor said he heard it coming, and rushed his family to safety. several people had to be rescued from rushing floodwaters. that same storm system is creating blizzard conditions in nebraska and minnesota today./// ((brian loftus)) > that weather created all kinds of tense situations.. like this water rescue in ashland city tennessee.
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sherry is here with the most accurate weather now forecast. are they out of the woods are they out of the woods sherry? ((sherry swensk)) not yet brian... there are flood warnings still in effect... and now tornado warnings. ((sherry swensk)) let's go to the radar where storms are racing across the south... with heavy rain and high winds. .......... damgerous weather is shaping up for the mid afternoon... out ahead of the flooding left behind by storms that brought heavy rain yesterday and this morning. .................. now there are flood watches and warnings in georgia and the carolinas with heavy rain passing through those states. and even thunderstorms now producing twisters around coumbia south carolina. tornado warning is in effect for the next half hour. ............
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but cold temps still around. not even up to 40 degrees yet in some areas. but a nice warm-up coming by the weekend. we'll take a look coming up./// ((brian loftus)) > henderson's mayor just started his state of the city address. andy hafen is giving the speech at the green valley ranch resort. henderson is nevada's second largest city... with nearly 280- thousand residents and is frequently named on the list of the best and safest places to live. in fact, a-a-r-p just named it nevada's first age friendly community. we will have a full report on the state of the city address at
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((brian loftus)) > a celebration of life will be held memory of celine dion's late husband, rene angelil. the 73- year- old passed away last month after a long battle with cancer. the ceremony will start at 7 p-m at the colosseum at caesars palace... where celine dion headlines. angelil was the driving force behind her rise to stardom.. as well as las vegas residency that began more than a decade ago. celine is expected to resume shows on the 23rd of this month. the ceremony will be streamed online... you can find a link on las vegas now dot com under the links we mentioned section./// ((brian loftus)) > stopping an outbreak. the latest effort to put a stop to the zika virus after a case is found in dallas. fighting for votes. the latest accusation from donald trump leveled at ted
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with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider with high-speed internet from centurylink. > now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((brian loftus)) > labs around the country are frantically trying to find a vaccine for the zika virus... after a man in dallas contracted it through sexual contact with an infected person. this morning the world health organization called the
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"frightening".. but urged people to be rational.. saying not every mosquito you see is infected. zika virus is thought to be spread by mosquitoes as well.. and has been linked to a rare birth defect in thousands of babies.. mostly in south america./// ((brian loftus)) > several republican candidates are launching new attacks against their opponents as they try to gain support before the new hampshire primary. donald trump is now alleging that ted cruz won the iowa caucus by committing fraud. he tweeted: "ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it. that is why all of the polls were so wrong and why he got far more votes than anticipated. bad!" also rand paul dropped out of the race... and marco rubio says he would welcome his support: ((marco rubio/republican presidential candidate) "we would welcome him in as part of unifying his party, absolutely." )) ((brian loftus)) > seven of the republican hopefuls were in new hamsphire today hosting events./// ((brian loftus)) > and hillary clinton is picking up a nevada endorsement from astrid silva... who is a local "dreamer" that is one of the national faces of the immigration reform movement. she and 8 other "dreamers" are holding a press conference here this afternoon.///
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republicans and democrats in nevada are adding voters as our caucuses approach. both added about 7- thousand new voters in january. the secretary of state office says that means there are now 471-thousand democrats. that's about 39 percent of the active voter base. there are about 423- thousand republicans... or 35 percent. nonpartisans make up more than 234- thousand.. or 19 percent of our active voters. the caucuses are on february 20-th and february 23-rd. you must register with a party to participate./// ((brian loftus)) > we are your local election headquarters through the campaign. you can stay up to date on air and on las vegas now dot com... and watch politics now this saturday at 7:30./// ((brian loftus)) > and the cold weather continues. sherry swensk will tell us if we may hit the 60's before the end of the week... in your most accurate weather
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> now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((sherry swensk)) a chilly wednesday with temps that dropped even colder than yesterday morning. stay in the sun today - it will feel so much better than the shade. ........... we started out around dawn with cold temps in the 20s just about everywhere and even teens up
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light winds and clear skies responsible for the very cold temps after just making it to the mid 40s yesterday. .......... right now... the air is dry and temps are just getting into the mid 40s around the valley... and some mid to low 40s outside the valley. places like rachel and ely dropped to the very cold minus teens this morning. ......... the weak storm pushing into californi yesterday fell apart as it hit the sierra and never made it into nevada and we never even really saw high clouds from it. .... now a ridge of high pressure will keep building into the west into the weekend and that will build up warmer temps each day and then finally get us back to
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normal next week. .................. let's go back about 18 hours to see that big blizzard and snow storm that shut down about 100 miles of interstate 80 and i-70 yesterday - now swirling up into the great lakes and canada. ............ as we check the thunderstorms
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the fear of tornadoes still around for the next hour or more and maybe into the night. .............. look for a nice and sunny afternoon, but temps staying well below normal, then another cold night. a nice warm-up coming by the weekend and even near 70 next week!/// < ((weather toss))> ((brian loftus)) what to do in a crash. it's a situation that can leave you in a pinch if you don't handle it correctly... legal experts are here to walk you through what you need to know...
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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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> now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((brian loftus)) > most of us will end up in a car crash at some point in our lives. and the panic of the situation can often leave us wondering what to do in order to protect ourselves. ((brian loftus)) and judah zakalik (zuh- cholic) from peters and associates is here to tell us what we should do when we end up in a crash. -- what is the first... and most important thing to do? --what info do you need to make sure you get from the other person? -- when should you call 911? --what should you
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((brian loftus)) > it's national
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we will tell you how the dessert got it's start..
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today on eight news now at four... calling for an end to bigotry. where the president is visiting for the first time today... as he asks americans to reject indifference. /// and bringing back free snacks. the airline that will once again offer complimentary cookies and pretzels. /// ((brian loftus)) > today is national carrot cake day. i'm pretty sure it counts as a vegetable too. here is how the cake got it's start: in the middle ages.. carrots were often used to sweeten cakes and desserts because actual sweeteners were rare or too pricey. and then it caught back on during world war two when the british government rationed sugar.///
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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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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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>> bill: you trust me? >> katie: yes. >> bill: you know how much i love you, how devoted i am to you and will? then what does it matter how brooke feels about me? >> katie: because she did this behind my back. she never wanted me to find out. >> bill: she didn't want to upset you, katie. >> katie: no. if she never intended to act on
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