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rain is on the way for our monday... with overnight thunderstorms already firing around the valley. sherry is here to tell us all about in our weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...a man is fighting for his life after he colliding into the back of a car. ((brian loftus)) >> and... president elect donal trump back in nyc after spending the weekend meeting with possible members for his transition team. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// (( news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. a man is fighting for his life this morning after crashing his motorcycle to the back of a car. 8 news now reporter is at the scene of the inicdent with the latest on the story. ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten.
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driver is struggling to survive...another in jail, suspected of drinking and a third driver has fled the scene. it happened here behind me just after midnight. >> this portion of sahara from arden to marion is still closed off as they continue their investigation. police say a white corvette and a 2005 kawasaki motorl they believe the white corvette was in the left lane, while the 2005 kawasaki motorcycle was in the right. when the yaris pulled out from a stop sign, investigators say it was the motorcyclist who ended up crashing into the vehicle. we're told the motorcyclist is fighting for his life this morning. as for the driver of the yaris....police suspect he had been drinking and he is now in jail where they are checking his blood alcohol level. there was one more passenger in the yaris who claims to be hurt in his upper body. based on their investigation so far....they say this looks like a right of way violation on the yaris...but the speed of the motorcyclist could play a factor as well. but while police were helping the people hurt here off
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((nia wong)) you can still see debris from this crash in the road. expect this to be closed off for the next hour. reporting live from east las vegas. nia wong 8 news now./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) rain and thunderstorms firing to the east and we've seen ...... rain sliding in from california this morning, but we should get through the morning commute before the rain makes it into the valley. .. highs in the 60s today and grab the umbrella. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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that he wasn't offendedw him from the stage after a performance friday night. ((but at the end, you know, i did hear what was said from the stage, and i can tell you, i wasn't offended by what was said. i'll leave to others whether that was the appropriate venue to say it. )) ((kirsten joyce)) a member of the "hamilton" cast addressed pence from the stage -- saying he hoped the show inspired pence to "uphold american values and to work on behalf of all of us.....pence wasn't offeded but president-elect donald trump had
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in a tweet -- trump accused the cast members of being rude and harassing pence. ((brian loftus)) president-elect donald trump resumes transition meetings at trump tower in new york city today... as he continues to fill key posts in his new administration. over the weekend...trump met with several of prominent republicans being considered for top jobs at his golf course in bedminster, new jersey. the president-elect is also considering former rival mitt romney for the post. the two spoke for over an hour saturday. (pence/ face the nation) i would l was not only a cordial meeting but also was a very substantive meeting." ((brian loftus)) >> yesterday -- the president-elect confirmed...wife, melania, and 10-year-old son barron, will not be moving into the white house with him -- immediately. but would wait until barron finishes the school year./// ((kirsten joyce)) an arkansas university is developing wine grapes. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day.... we'll see how students and professors were able to develop different wine flavors./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((brian loftus)) this week the university of arkansas -- releasing two wine grapes. their division of agriculture
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to grow in the natural state... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and now--they've come up with a successful red and white wine grape that will eventually put local-labeled wine on your table. knwa's samantha jones has the story opportunity is a white wine grape, enchantment is red... and any wine label connesiour knows the origin of a grape holds a lot of weight. renee threlfall// research scientist 50;00 "we can say this is enchantment and opportunity, it's state grown." 50;04 homegrown goods... each grape is unique to arkansas...oppor tunity paying homage to a former state slogan... john r. clark//ua divison of agriculture 43;21 "a reflection on the land of opportunity, which is the long time motto, or state motto for arkansas." 43;28 and enchantment overcoming the ever-changing climate of the natural state. renee threlfall// research scientist 51;18 "you have the color all within the grape and it's a beautiful, dark, deep, rich color that develops early before the first frost." 51;24 the ups-and-downs of arkansas weather...is what has made the 30 years of trial and error so tedious... john r.
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cold winters, and so a lot of the varieties that are famous in the world, are not very well adapted." 42;16 - and the success so significant. john r. clark//ua divison of agriculture 42;16 "then we have to get through all the fungi and insects that attack here that aren't as common in places like california." 42;22 reseachers went through hundreds of breeding selections...and waited years for those vines to produce fruit before creating a grape that could be mass produced. and this scientist says the composition of opportunity and enchantment makes the grapes ideal for wineries to put their own spin on the decades of work. renee threlfall// resrc start growing the grapes in the next couple of years, start developing different styles, so we're going to start seeing, how best this does in a commercial setting." 54;02 ((brian loftus)) >> like most things, wine gets better with age...and it takes about three years for the vines to start producing fruit ((kirsten joyce))
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your hands on a bottle of opportunity or enchantment./// ((brian loftus)) >> the american music awards didn't dissapoint as several awards. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day... we'll see which artists were able to come out on top./// (( put your pinky rings up to the moon girls, what y'all
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magic in the air head to toe soul player )) ((demetria obilor)) trending now..... bruno mars and several artists showed off their skills during last night's american music awards. drake, who led the nominations with 13, walked away with four american music awards... the show included a taste of the
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the award of merit... and prince's sister accepted the favorite soundtrack award for "purple rain." but the winner who left everyone talking was selena gomez, who accepted favorite female artist, pop/rock it was -- her first appearance since taking a hiatus. ((selena gomez: >> i had to stop, 'cause i had everything, and i was absolutely broken inside. and i kept it all together to where i never let you down.)) ((e minaj brought the house down at l-a's microsoft theater, before grande took the top prize of the night, artist of the year./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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this latest storm and it's starting to look and feel like a change of seasons.and it's ............. california getting hit first... showing up in nevada and arizona overnight and we have a good chance of morning rain. ........... some could be heavy at times through the morning. ...... temps in the 60s and more sunshine for thanksgiving week.
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toys- r- us is pulling a
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after a couple complained about it. ((brian loftus)) >> what they say happened to a tonka toy truck.. moments after buying it.. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day. now good day. sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch. brunch? but it's 8pm-and it's tuesday-
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start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." today we'll hear from mayor rod woodbury. you can tune in during the 6am newscast.. to see the broadcast.// ((brian loftus)) the newest addition to the las vegas strip is now open for business. the lucky dragon opened it's doors yesterday. it's located on sahara just west
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thousand square foot casino floor. hotel officials say they want to be the most authentic asian cultural and gaming experience you can find on the strip. according to the hotel's website... a single king room will set you back 499- dollars./// ((kirsten joyce)) the cast of hook is celebrating it's 25th anniversary of the classic family film. and earlier today dante bosco who played rufio and other "lost boys" along with the at the clark county library. ((jim heart writer ex. producer of hook "the whole idea of this event is to teach children about philanthropy that they can make a difference, that one child can make a diffenece in another child's lifeto me that's why i'm here and why it's improtant" )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> four year's ago the nevada chapter... of the peter pan children's fund birthday club... launched the initiative to do just that all while raising awareness and money for the organizations. so far they have put on at least 50 parties here in las vegas.///
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holiday shopping. with more than 137-million people expected to shop this week into thanksgiving weekend--- fashion show mall staff are getting ready to handle the large crowds. starting with parking. ((janet lafevre /senior marketing manager fashion show: >> "this year we have even more improved synchrinization with light patterns off spring mountain near the 15. we've added a couple new stop signs and have express exiting on the fashion show drive side so customers can exit the building and parking structure faster." )) ((kirsten joyce)) are working to make it easier for shoppers to get around. so some like fashion show have their own phone app that helps people navigate to find stores and even help them get around parking structures to hopefully save time..///
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a motorcycle rider is fighting for his life.. after being involved in a crash. we're live from sahara and nellis with the latest. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a man is is expected in court today.. after he's accused of sexually assaulting children in his home. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, overnight thunderstorms are moving away, but sherry says more rain is on the way today. grab your umbrella for your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now,v brian loftus >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> i'm kirsten joyce. this morning, much of sahara remains blocked off.. as metro police continue to investigate a serious crash....leaving one driver fighting for his life. ((brian loftus)) >> it happened around 12-30... right off of nellis. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong with the latest, nia? ((nia wong))

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