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some of the best shopping deals are happening right now... and shoppers are out in full force for black friday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- bundle up if you're heading out to shop. sherry has the details on the colder weather we're expecting in her weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> and, getting the perfect stocking stuffers this year. 8 on your side's michelle moretensen takes you through the most popular ones in her holiday gift guide. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 newso right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. it's black friday... and retailers across the country and here at home... are getting ready for another wave of shoppers. brian loftus >> many stores... opened their doors last night with massive deals. and this morning... they're preparing for round two. 8 news now reporter michael
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hunters have been working through the night. hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... that's right. the outlet mall opened up last night around 9. and the stores won't be closing their doors until 10-tonight. many of the big box retailers -- doors yesterday... so those who had been waiting long hours in the cold could be let in: ((tri mcmanch // black friday shopper: "we played a lot of games and got to know each other real well... haha.")) ((alex capuchino // black friday shopper: "we've been waiting for a long time. but yeah, the deals are great. you can't beat it.")) ((michael stevens)) >> yesterday... shoppers were allowed in stores like wal-mart... target and best buy after camping out for days. some people... even slept in their cars... just to save some cash.
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t-v's... and tablets... and while there wasn't much of a frenzy... there were still a lot of people searching for a bargain. the retail association of nevada estimates that more than 1.3 million in our state are expected to shop during this four-day period. and an estimated 1.8 million will continue their hunt for deals on cyber monday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> ((michael stevens)) >> ((kirsten joyce)) despite the big box store sales...
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sales... it's also a good time to book your flight. trip advisor's "best time to book report" shows that travelers can save 21-percent when booking hotels for december because thanksgiving week is the a hotels. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and pretty typical
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jackets and warm sweaters a good idea this morning... with temps dipping into the low 40s and upper 30s. ............. a great sale on sunshine today with highs in the normal low 60s. ......... more wind tomorrow and some rain this weekend. ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the
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parkway near the us 95 interchange. the right shoulder is blocked. don't forget to slow down and possibly move over for emergency vehicles. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) ((brian loftus)) a fire at an n-v energy substation continues to smolder this morning... after a transformer caught fire near cactus and decatur last night. the blaze knocked out power to nine- thousand homes. we're told crews have since rerouted power to other sunstations.. while they let the fire burn out. nv energy says they will let the fire smolder for the next day or
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((brian loftus)) students are preparing to take the stage at the cashman center... the performance they're getting ready to showcase.. in this week's what's cool at school. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plsu -- after the holiday, it's back to construction. the project that will be slowing down the 215 starting monday, in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
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((brian loftus)) 8 news now is partnering with drive and gift card collection.. to benefit the casa organization for their annual angel tree holiday toy drive. you can drop off your donations at the dealership... casa's goal is to make sure every foster child goes home with gifts for christmas. /// ((brian loftus)) while you're out doing that bargain black friday shopping... don't forget about the stocking stuffers! ((kirsten joyce)) >> consumer advocate michelle mortensen has a list of some of the best ones out there in her
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((michelle mortensen)) from snap princess .. to a whole new way to air guitar ... we've got the tinest treats for your stocking hi i'm michelle mortensen and this is my 5th annual holiday gift guide stocking stuffer edition. collectibles may be some of the hottest stocking stuffers for kids ... kids ... and there are several types to get them hooked on -- like gift-em gift'em come in a little box that contains contains a doll from a particular city or county around the world. made by jakks pacific. splashlings are collectible mermaids with an ocean full of freinds.... to collect. special mystery ones may be some of the most rare and in demand. and you can't talk about collectibles without mentioning tsum tsums. tsum tsum in japanese means stack, stack and that's what kids love to do with these
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princesses and little kingdom collections are the perfect size for a stocking surpsie. as are these tonka tinys. these micro-sized vehicles are built tonka tough and feature the same great styling as the classic tonka vehicles airjamz is perfect for anyone who loves some air guitar. this app-enabled bluetooth guitar pick will have everyone making music. you can even use it to make a whole air band. the selfie light from brookstone is perfect for teens and tweens who love selfies. they'll never sn with this tiny light that clips right on your phone. piggy paints are perfect for gilrs who love to polish their nails. the best part these are non-toxic and can be placed on even the tinest of fingers. and checkout these cute stuffies.. with a purpose. they are called worry eaters. kids are encouraged to write down their worries and then feed them to the precious plush in it's zippered mouth. and these soap sox will make bath time way more fun for little ones. the cute animals with eat a barof soap to create some super
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back in an amazing way. you can learn more about all of them on our website .. just look for michelle's holiday gift guide... our pinterest page ... or my facebook page. i'm mm ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up in our 6-am hour.. michelle looks into what the best teaching toys are for your kids. /// sherry how's the weather today?
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great deals... but clear skies. ...... sunny skies for black friday and low 60s. ((sherry swensk)) back to you.///
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go to our 8 news now facebook page... click on the contest tab.. and we'd love to see a photo of the sweet deals you scored on black friday. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((brian loftus)) the musical, "the hunchback of notre dame" opens tonight at cashman center theatre. the cast of 100 performers come fr nevada, with vocalists and pit musicians from c-c-s-d's honor choir and local orchestra programs. the play's director was amazed at all this talent coming together, to create a memorable cast: (( jennifer hemme/play director: "it's been incredible having the students from all over the state, and in so many different performance areas working together - has been really amazing." )) ((brian loftus)) >> showtimes are two and seven p-m all weekend, with admission prices of 15 to 25 dollars...
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website, las vegas now dot com. we'll also soon have a full "what's cool at school" segment on this play, and look for our "cool at school" recap, next friday, where you can vote for a school to win $250. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) if you're hean strip alter today, don't forget that the pedestrian bridge connecting the excalibur and tropicana is closed off. expect heavy traffic around red rock canyon today. there may be periodic closures along the scenic loop. ((demetria obilor)) back to you.///
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new voluntary guidelines when it comes to preventing you from using your smartphone while driving. ((kirsten joyce)) >> what the government plans to do.. to prevent distractions behind the wheel. /// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((brian loftus)) >> everyone is out this
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shopping done. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, the government is cracking down with what you can do on your smartphone when behind the wheel... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! thanksgiving holiday in record high territory... yet again. the dow rose 59 poitns on wednesday to a new high. but the nasdaq fell 5. markets are only open for a half day today.// many people are out right now shopping for black friday deals. and experts say they should be in luck. black friday prices will be drastically lower than sale prices that retailers offered earlier this month.// and the government wants smartphone makers come up
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apps when users are driving. it's part of the new voluntary guidelines to prevent distractions behind the wheel. ((kirsten joyce)) >> jill -- this black friday... we hear people aren't just a: black friday could be going to the dogs. numbers from neilsen found that 30 percent of black friday shoppers are planning to buy something for the pets this
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demetria obilor crews will start working
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airport connector project monday night, calling for a partial closure along the beltway. eastbound 215 will be closed 9pm monday to 5am tuesday between the mccarran and drivers will be able to get to the airport, but the county recommends anyone who is not heading to the airport, get off at an earlier exit. the ramp connecting the airport connector south to 215 east will also close during this time. eastbound traffic not heading to the airport should get off at jones, decatur of lv blvd. this closure is necessary, so crews can finish installing parts of a new flyover off-ramp
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remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
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shoppers. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- nice shopping weather today, but get the heavier coats ready... the big drop in temperatures coming.. in sherry's weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, we remember a key member of the brady brunch. we take a look back how florence henderson rose to fame as "carol brady". ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce.
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shoppers are out for black friday... getting the best deals before it's too late. ((kirsten joyce)) >> many stores opened their doors last night with massive deals... 8 news now reporter michael steven is live from the las vegas premium outlets north.... where there's a lot of foot traffic, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> ((brian loftus)) >> ((michael stevens)) >> ((brian loftus)) we may be starting to
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but wet- n- wild is already thinking about the summer! the water park has a black friday deal out right now.. where you can get season pae person. to get the black friday deal.. you have to go on wet- n- wild's website.. and use the code "black-friday". /// ((kirsten joyce)) tomorrow is small business saturday... the holiday shopping tradition first started six years ago. it's aimed at getting customers to shop locally... many small businesses say the day is usually one of the most busiest days of the year. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast.
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weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and chilly temps this
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.............. right now we've got low 40s and chillier 30s.... and there will be a great sale on sunshine for shoppers today. ............. some breezy winds at red rock if you want to avoid the malls and hit the mountains. .............. gustier winds arrive tomorrow and tha follows this weekend and more on that in your forecast coming up. demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor))
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interchange. watch out for a crash on maryland parkway, south of sahara. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus))
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loss of florence henderson.. better known as "carol brady" from the brady bunch. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we remember the life she lived... as she made her way to be america's favorite television mom. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
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the nation's favorite television mom has passed away. florence henderson.. better known as carol brady on "the brady bunch"... died of heart failure last night in los angeles.. surrounded by family and friends. she was 82-years-old.... stephanie elam reports how the brady bunch star made her way through an incredible career. natsot: the brady bunch theme that lovely lady is america's favorite mom - carol brady - on the 19-70's hit t-v sitcom, the brady bunch. but her real story wasn't so ideal. born in 19-34 in dale, indiana, henderson grew up poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother who left when she was just 12-years old. henderson used her singing talent to entertain the family and help make ends meet. (florence henderson / no font): "i dont ever
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hat. and i would sing for groceries." natsot: oklahoma her big break came in 1951 when she landed a starring role in rodgers and hammerstein's "oklahoma." the singer-turned-actor then took her talents to t-v. in 19-59 she was on set as n-b-c's "today girl" and she became the first woman to guest host the tonight show in 19-62. then in 1969 - henderson became carol brady. (florence henderson / no font): "i created the kind of mother that i wished i'd had, and i think ev i get so much fan mail from all over the world. everybody wants a hug from me and i hug everybody. i get so much affection." henderson continued to act and sing on t-v for decades after the brady bunch. she even cha-cha'd her way into our living rooms in 20-10 on dancing with the stars. natsot: "dancing with the stars." henderson had four children with her first husband, ira bernstein.
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kappas, while undergoing treatment for stage fright and a fear of flying. (florence henderson): "people used to kid john and say, you hypnotized her!" the treatment worked so well, henderson became a certified hypnotherapist herself. henderson became a patient of a different kind when at the height of her career - she started to lose her hearing. (florence henderson / no font): "you can't imagine for someone who makes living through music, when you all of the sudden don't hear piano or violin, it is thm world." doctors discovered she had an ear disease but after multiple surgeries, henderson's hearing was restored . (florence henderson): "i have stainless steel and teflon in both of my ears, i can cook in both ears nothing sticks to them!" henderson seemed to always look on the bright side. (florence henderson / no font): "here's the way i feel about it larry, if you're not having fun, you shouldn't be there." larry king: "say good night florence." (florence henderson / no font): "good night florence, oh! (smiles) good night, good night everyone."
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clear with some early light off to the east... and light winds around the valley. ..........winds great sunshine and some southwesterly breezes today... with gustier winds tomorrow ...... the pacific northwest is getting rain and snow today and this large low pressure will open up over the west and bring mountain snow and widespread rain showers. ............. temps across the desert stay mild... in the mid 70s and low 60s for
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by sunday and into next week staying well below normal. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) president-elect donald trump is skipping out on most daily intelligence briefings... that's according to a report by the washington post. u-s officials say since the election... trump has attended far less briefings than his predecessors. he's met only twice with
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and world events... the trump transition team is reluctant to change his schedule. they say he's focused on forming his administration.. and warned against making a big deal about his briefing schedule. the post also reports that vice president-elect mike pence has attended briefings nearly every day since the election. /// ((brian loftus)) this morning, police have arrested a man.. in connection to a deadly road rage shooting in reno. police say one person was shot and killed in a walmart parking lot. they believe the argument the victim had with the suspect was over pa walmart remained open for black friday shoppers. /// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) i'm seeing a good amount of traffic heading over to the north outlets off charleston and i-15. that's where michael stevens is right now. over at us 95 and lake mead,there's not a lot of traffic, but there will be later today. ((demetria obilor))
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a trio of australian youtube stars set the guinness world record... for the greatest height where a basketball was shot. last weekend, derek herron took his chance.. and shot the ball from nearly 594 feet in the swiss alps. the trio previously held the record on several other occasions. just this year, another group made a shot from 533 feet. /// ((kirsten joyce)) remember the viral photo of "the dress".. where no one could decide if it was blue or yellow? well, a similar debate has started over our hockey team logo. just a few days after the logo was revealed.. a blogger called out the nhl franchise for its team colors.
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but for the record... the golden knights are calling it a "steel gray". /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) clear skies and cool temps... sunny skies for black friday and low 60s. ................ a nice day but chilly on the
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week with highs in the 50s and low sin the chilly 30s. ((sherry swensk)) ((kirsten joyce)) the magical forest at opportunity village opens
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celebrating 25-years! the doo-wop group human nature will be there... las vegas mayor carolyn goodman will have the honor to switch on the lights. the proceeds from the magical forest go to benefit opportunity village.. which helps people with intellectual disabilities. /// ((brian loftus)) and the ice rink is making its return to the cosmopolitan! this is the fifth year the property has transformed the top of its boulevard pool into a winter wonderland. now it's not just for skating... they also show movies, and have special drinks and food you can enjoy by the fe day for 10- dollars. /// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor))
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if airport, you don't have anything to worry about on the roads. traffic is really light in the area. just make sure you call ahead to make sure there's space in the parking garages, if that's where you're heading. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) today kicks off the
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shopping season... ((kirsten joyce)) >> michelle mortensen finds the best teaching toys ... in today's holiday gift guide series. ((brian loftus)) and ... now you've got all those leftovers to make turkey sandwiches .. potatoe cakes .. you name it.. how many days you should keep them around... and when to toss them. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
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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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introducing my new brunchfast menu. with 10 delicious items like my bacon and egg chicken sandwich, southwest scrambler plate, a sparkling blood orange cooler, and homestyle potatoes.
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to thanksgiving day deals... the mad dash to the stores for sales! ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... finding something for everyone on your list can be tricky .... some gift ideas for kids and teens .. in michelle mortensen's holiday gift guide series. ((sherry swensk)) >> and... mother nature is advertising a super sale on sunshine.. the crisp fall weather .. as you make your way from store to


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