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i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. authorities are trying to figure out.. what motivated a somali refugee.. to carry out an attack at the ohio state university campus. ((brian loftus)) >> the suspect was shot and killed by university police... 11 others are recovering from their injuries. >> karin caifa is live from columbus, ohio with thl abdul razak ali artan was an ohio state university student of somali descent who transferred recently from columbus state. and university from columbus state. and university officials monday said he was the
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monica moll / director of public safety: the suspect drove his vehicle into a group of pedestrians. there were some injuries that resulted from that. the suspect then got out of the vehicle with a knife and began cutting individuals in the area the question now: is why? federal law enforcement officials say they are looking at facebook postings, purportedly the suspect's -- grievances about attacks on muslims, and a reference to anwar al-awlaki, the radical, american-born al-qaeda cleric. the writings, they say, posted cl authorities, however, caution against rushes to judgment. meanwhile, the university is crediting one of its campus officers, 28-year-old alan horujko, for his quick response. the officer shot the suspect, when he refused orders to drop his weapon, within minutes of the start of the attack. ohio state university president doctor michael drake said preparedness was key in this not being far worse. michael drake / president, ohio state university: every year we do an extensive tabletop exercise and we orient students on what to do if there is a situation like this.
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and last night, prayers and thoughts at a candlelight vigil. olivia dottore/osu freshman: everybody here is praying for those who were attacked and even the family of the attacker who died. ((kirsten joyce)) developing this morning... 77 people are dead.. after a plane carrying soccer players from the brazilian football club.. crashed in colombia. the goalkeeper of the team.. who initially survived the crash.. passed away. now only four survivors remain.. out of 81 who were on the plane. authorities say the soccer team was on its way to play a
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when the plane crashed heading toward the airport. the head of columbia's civil aviation agency says.. they are not ruling out the possibility.. that the plane ran out of fuel. right now, they're focusing on a possible electrical failure on board the flight. /// ((sherry swensk)) a state of emergency has been declared in tennessee... after several raging wildfires prompted mandatory evacuations. wind gusts of up to 70 miles-per-hour have been fueling the fires. officials say at least 30 buildings in gatlinburg have been damaged. many people are without power... ph the national guard has also been called in to help battle the flames: (( gregory a. miller/fire chief-gatlinburg, tn: "the situation is absolutely dangerous. dangerous for firefighters, residents and visitors." )) ((sherry swensk)) >> facebook has activated its safety check feature for those in the area. gatlinburg saw rain overnight.. and more is expected later today. fire crews hope the rain brings some relief. ///
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forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) chilly north winds today... and - get ready for our first freeze of the season. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine back today...
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crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep ....... ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the
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((demetria obilor)) metro is on the scene of a crash along souo stay left and remember ot slow down for emergency vehicles. eastbound 215 is back open between the airport connector and warm springs. there are no delays on this part of 215. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
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today fast-food workers....airport employees uber drivers and many more will fight minimum wage by walking off the job. ((brian loftus)) >> hundreds are expected at today's strike here in las vegas. it's happening at the mcdonalds across from the mirage. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong. she joins us live with more on this movement. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. starting at 6 this morning... home care and higher education workers will also join the strike in front of this mcdonalds. what they're striking for is to push the minimum wage up to 15
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>> the 'fight for 15' movement started back in 20-12...when 200 fast-food workers walked off the job at a number of restaurants in new york city. since then...we've seen some major cities like seattle and los angeles approve a 15 dollar minimum wage. and today...workers here in las vegas hope what they're calling a -day of disruption- will get similar results. they want to open peoples eyes on how minimum wage has not kept up with the rate of inflation. uber drivers participating in this strike won't be picking anyone up in several las vegas. uber says past drivers in their top 20 markets average more than 19 dollars an hour. but drivers say that doesn't account for fare cuts and expenses like gas, repairs and insurance. ((nia wong)) >> once again this strike starts in about an hour at 6 o'clock this morning. then .. a rally and march is going to happen at the mcdonalds off paradise and sahara starting at 5 this evening. reporting live on the strip. nia wong 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> nia, you mentioned minimum wage workers have seen
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affected? ((nia wong)) >> the 'fight for 15' has led to higher wages for around 22 million underpaid workers....includ ing more than 10 million are expected to get 15 dollars per hour. kirsten. ((brian loftus)) there's black friday... cyber monday... and now giving tuesday. how you can get involved in giving back to our community. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, you say a narrow road slows your route home ,and ' demetria looked into the problem and got you some answers. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((kirsten joyce)) if you're going to be out shopping.. we encourage you to buy an extra gift for someone in need. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now is partnering with tobin fiat at sahara and jones.. to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. the dealership wants to fill up
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can. ((kirsten joyce)) >> you can stop by until tomorrow to make a donation.. and help someone this holiday season. /// brian loftus >> if you've been busy buying the past few days... today... is all about giving. kirsten joyce >> it's the 5th year of giving tuesday... and this morning... michael stevens is in studio to tell us what it's all about. hey michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... we know black friday... small business saturday... now it's all about giving tuesday. it was first introduced back in 20-12... and its grown in popularity. in fact -- last year, non-profits raised over 1-hundred and 16-million bucks. in the first year, about 25-hundred organizations nationwide participated, but by 20-15 that grew to more than 40-thousand. if you're not familiar with giving tuesday... the goal is to kick-off the charitable season... you can give your time... a donation... a gift...
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a lot of non-profits are taking part including three square food bank... opportunity village... and the shade tree. it's really up to you on where you'd like to give. donations to those non-profits are also tax deductible. if you don't really know how this all works it's pretty easy... all you have to do is go to this website... giving tuesday dot org. when you get here... you can scroll down and select the "search nearby" tab. this will give you a list of all places locally taking part in giving tuesday... and the ways you can help. brian, kirsten? sherry how's the weather today?
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chilly winds today... will feel extra cool all day. .............. then when the winds stop tonight - get ready to freeze.
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today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp especially in the shady spots. .............. north winds will gust up to 25 mph or so for most neighborhoods. ............. the north winds will settle down tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ... pool motors running. ....... ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// let's send it over to
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dozens of cable channels... all for a small price. the new streaming service at&t is launching.. that's putting netflix and hulu in for some competition. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- the holiday shopping season is in full force! we break down some of the top christmas gifts.. next on 8 news now good day. ///
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cable cord cutters... ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, thep one of many gifts people are eyeing for christmas... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! the post-election wall street rally took a breather... to start the week. the dow fell 54 points on monday. the nasdaq fell 30.// at&t is launching a streaming tv service on wednesday. it will offer up to 120 live channels, including espn, bloomberg and starz. taylor swift is getting her own show on the network called
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monthly subscriptions start at 35 dollars.// more people skipped the crowds... and shopped on their smartphone. black friday was the first billion dollar mobile shopping day in u-s history. adobe says online shoppers spent 1 point 2 billion dollars through their phones and tablets--- about 33 percent more than last year.// ((kirsten joyce)) >> and jill -- the holiday shopping season is in full swing... and there's a new survey that looks at what people really want this year? a: the iphone is at the top of the wish list. spending survey of a thousand shoppers ranked the iphone as the most desired gift, followed by a macbook and an xbox. fitbits and hoverboards saw a drop in popularity. /// demetria obilor
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narrow. there's no way to pass a car, if it's waiting to turn left onto sunbonnet avenue. can't they make a turn lane there?" i reae wider. its public works team team told me that it will be on the property owners who are responsible for the northern lot at the boulder highway intersection. once that land is developed, the property owners will be responsible for completing broadbent boulevard to its full width, including turning lanes. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com.
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for 15- dollars an hour. the hundreds of workers expected to make their voices heard.. on raising the minimum wage. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- today is giving tuesday... how you can help out those who need it the most this holiday season. ((sherry swensk)) >> and, break out those heavier coats.. to brave chilly north winds freeze warning of the season tonight. the cold numbers in my weather now forecast. 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 waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. nationwide... today fast-food workers....airport employees uber drivers and many more will fight for higher minimum wage by walking off the job.
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today's strike here in las vegas. it's happening at the mcdonalds across from the mirage. that's where we find 8 news now reporter nia wong. she joins us live with more on this movement. nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. starting at 6 this morning... home care and higher education workers will also join the strike in front of this mcdonalds. what they're striking for is to push the minimum wage up to 15 dollars and union rights. >> the 'fight for 15' movement started back in 20-12...when 200 fast-food number of restaurants in new york city. since then...we've seen some major cities like seattle and los angeles approve a 15 dollar minimum wage. and today...workers here in las vegas hope what they're calling a -day of disruption- will get similar results. they want to open peoples eyes on how minimum wage has not kept up with the rate of inflation. uber drivers participating in this strike won't be picking anyone up in several cities...including las vegas.
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19 dollars an hour. but drivers say that doesn't account for fare cuts and expenses like gas, repairs and insurance. ((nia wong)) >> once again this strike starts in about an hour at 6 o'clock this morning. then .. a rally and march is going to happen at the mcdonalds off paradise and sahara starting at 5 this evening. reporting live on the strip. nia wong 8 news now. ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) braving the chilly winds today...
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............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between
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hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. ....... demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) the roads are getting busier
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the crash at mlk and us 95 is gone. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> if the past few days was all ((kirsten joyce)) >> if the past few days was all about shopping... today -- it's all about giving. ((brian loftus)) >> this is the 5th year of the global movement... and if you're not familiar with it... michael stevens is here to explain what it's all about. hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... it might not be as popular as
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or cyber monday... but giving tuesday is growing and fast. last year, non-profits raised over 1-hundred and 16-mil on giving tuesday... that's more than eight times the amount in 20-12. for those not familiar with it... giving tuesday -- is really a movement that was started to encourage philanthropy on the tuesday after thanksgiving in the same way that black friday and cyber monday promote shopping. in recent years... a number of local organizations have been taking part c catholic charities... and opportunity village. and here's the plus in all of this... it's not just about donating cash or a gift... you can even volunteer and give your time. the goal is to kick-off the charitable season. if you don't really know how this all works it's pretty easy... all you have to do is go to this website... giving tuesday dot org. when you get here... you can scroll down and select the "search nearby" tab. this will give you a list of all
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giving tuesday... and the ways you can help. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) die hard football fans are on a mission to find the golden beer can... ((brian loftus)) >> the lifetime reward one lucky fan will get from bud light.. next on the valley's news leader. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((brian loftus)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. click on the contest tab.. and upload a picture of some of the best deals you got from cyber monday or black friday.
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mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((demetria obilor)) trending now... the super bowl is just a few months away.. but bud light is offering one lucky fan super bowl tickets... for life! now here's what you have to do... find one of the golden "bud light" cans.. then take a picture with it, and post it on social media with the hashtag s-b tix- four- life. six winners will be picked leading up to the super bowl.. and they tickets to their favorite team. now from that group, the big winner will be announced the week of january 16th. super bowl 51 will kick off february 5th. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) ((sherry swensk))
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today...
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............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ......
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....... ((sherry swensk))
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we're expecting some big announcements today from vice president elect mike pence. that's what he told reporters yesterday as he was leaving trump tower. president elect donald trump is also expected to make more cabinet picks. he's still meeting with contenders for the secretary of state position.. incln petraeus, former house speaker mitt romney, newt gingrich, and former new york city rudy giuliani. /// ((kirsten joyce)) the driver involved in a deadly school bus crash in tennesse.. will be making his first court appearance today. johnthony walker is facing numerous charges, including vehicular homicide. six elementary school students were killed in the crash.. while walker was behind the wheel. the interim superintendent says.. as of right now, five students remain in the hospital... three of them are in critical condition, the other two are fair.
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/// ((kirsten joyce)) the man who escaped from north las vegas police custody.. has been indicted in a second killing. we also found out alonso perez is a suspect in a third murder. perez was arrested back in september.. after he broke out of his handcuffs, crawled through the ceiling, and stole a van while waiting to be questioned by police. perez was arrested in the shooting death of a man at a local fast food restaurant.. and police say after that killing... he shot and killed a motorcycle rider. he's also been idet a week before those murders./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there are no major delays on the way to the airport right now. no crashes on 215. you're still dealing with construction cones out along the strip because
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center drive. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
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shopping to get the best holiday deals.. but there's always buyers regret. ((kirsten joyce)) >> apparently stores are now tricking you.. to get you spend and shop more. mary moloney explains. stores are using psychology and research to encourage shoppers to open their wallets. for instance -- if items are on the middle of a shelf and if a price ends in nine studies show people are more e treat customers may also influence shoppers. but according to a study the nice guy doesn't always finish first. in fact rude sales people in luxury stores can cause customers with lower self-esteem to spend more. and if you think the music you hear is random -- think again. the right genre can make shoppers happier and lose track of time. studies show pop music leads to impulse buys. whereas shoppers may not pay attention to lesser
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things to consider to help you shop smarter. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. ((kirsten joyce)) make sure to get your gifts shipped just in time for christmas! for military families... you will need to send your packages by december 9th.. in order to get them there in time for christmas. as for ground shipping.. those packages must be sent by december 15th at the latest. for priority mail express... you have until december 23rd./// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that.
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some breezy winds. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this norh tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. watering during the day. ....... temps get back to 60 degrees by sunday finally. ((sherry swensk)) ((kirsten joyce)) there's a bunch of horses and bulls over near the thomas and mack with the national finals rodeo taking over. hundreds of trailers full of livestock has already parked near the campus. the national finals is one of the city's biggest events of the year and this year is no exception. the event starts this thursday and ends on december 10th./// ((kirsten joyce))
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first phase of its 13- milllion dollar remodel of its original casino tower. they vamped up its nearly 600 rooms... and are now working on updating 65 luxury suites. last year, the property did away with its center bar and replaced it with a new one .. they're also in the midst of renovating their convention center.... and just announced the closure of the hard rock cafe in front of the hotel. the hard rock hotel opening up near the strip more than 21 years ago./// ((brian loftus)) henderson wants to take the ad drones. the city wants to host the first urban test site in nevada. just three years ago, the state became one of six designated u-a-s test site operators. the goal is to encourage the integration of drones into air traffic systems: (( keith paul, spokesman / city of henderson: "it's very interesting because this is not a test site that is just open space. this is just urban area which will have obstructions and allow people to really test the uses of their unmanned systems." "this could have a tremendous economic impact.
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there, that way we could have companies move to henderson and also southern nevada to start their systems." )) ((brian loftus)) >> city officials want to see advanced drone development in henderson.. in hopes of becoming a global leader in drone technology. the site is expected to be up and running early next year. /// ((brian loftus)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com. you can find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) there are lane restrictions on the strip at tropicana because of a state pedestrian bridge improvement project. there are no delays us 95 and south rancho right now. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
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thousands of miles of travel... the capitol christmas tree completed its cross-country journey from idaho to d.c. a lighting ceremony for the 80-foot englemann spruce is scheduled for december 6th. we're told the tree stopped at 31 locations along the way./// ((brian loftus)) the stars of "million
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((kirsten joyce)) >> members of the cast joining us this morning .. to talk about their grand finale. ((brian loftus)) plus... identity theives coming up with a new scheme.. how they're taking over cell phone accounts .. in 8 on your side. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus))
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developing news overnight ... we're tracking the very latest on the plane crash in colombia that left dozens dead. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... fighting for h we're live as the minimum wage protest gets underway on the strip.. as part of a national movement. ((brian loftus)) >> and... a hit show on the strip getting ready for its final bow.. the stars of "million dollar quartet" join us in studio. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce))
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this morning ... nearly all 81 people on board a plane died following a crash outside colombia's second largest city. ((brian loftus)) >> many of them members of a brazilian soccer team... it was initially reported that 5 people survived .. but earlier this morning, a team spokesman said another player who was treated at the hospital, passed away. ((kirsten joyce)) >> hena daniels is tracking the situation. rescue crews in colombia worked in the dark early this morningusing flashlights to find survivors at the site of last night's fatal crash. the charter jetliner had stopped in santa cruz, bolivia shortly before taking off for medellin, colombia monday night. arrived. aviation authorities say it crashed in a mountainous area outside the city. the flight's crew declared an electrical emergency...shortly before the incident. several survivors were immediately rushed to a colombian hospital with injuries...and at least five of them survived. but the tragedy is hitting people in brazil especially hard. a civil aviation official says many of the passengers who died were members of a brazilian soccer team.

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