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i was having a good time. i was just fooling around on the craps table and all of a sudden the lights went out. )) wayne kropp was on the casino floor when the bright lights... went black. ((wayne kropp // hotel guest: it was really hectic. everybody was kind of confused. )) ((rich broome // caesars entertainment: we got everybody out of the building. the key thing is we got everyone out of their safely. when you consider it was pitch black it was in there after 9:45. the county staff and our employees did an amazing job getting everyone out of their safely. )) nearly three thousand people... evacuated. left in the dark... on what was next. guest: it was fragmented information.)) police taped blocked off the hotel's entrance... only people with important items were briefly escorted to their rooms... while others re-booked in nearby hotel's. ((wayne kropp // hotel guest: i stayed at the cosmopolitan.)) the eiffel tower was the only night light... until everything flipped back on just after midnight. ((rich broome // caesars entertainment: we are totally open and we're not expecting any electrical issues going forward. ))
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to make things right they've reimbursed all of the impacted guests... they've also credited them with a future two-night stay at their property. kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) not everything about the blackout was a negative... this heart-warming moment is brought to you by the clark county fire department. they rescued this perky little pup named jax from a room on the fifth floor during the outage and reunited him with his family. you can see wagging. the video has been viewed about 17-thousand times on ccfd's facebook page since yesterday./// ((kirsten joyce)) today is your last day to vote early at numerous early voting sites across clark county. the final day of early voting is typically the busiest before election day on tuesday. according to the clark county election department, more than 341-thousand people have already voted here in southern nevada. that's on par with numbers in
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site... head on over to las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) republican presidential nominee donald trump is campaigning in atkinson, new hampshire today. polls show the granite state is in a virtual tie just ahead of election day... trump is optimistic that he can flip the state that went for president obama in 2012... and today he continued to harp on hillary clinton's email troubles: (( donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate: "hillary clinton lied to congress under oath when she said she turned over all of her work-related emails and that she didn't ((kirsten joyce)) >> new hampshire has four electoral votes... and many analysts say trump will need them to defeat hillary clinton. the latest washington post - abc news daily tracking poll shows clinton now has a three point lead over trump nationally, 47 to 44 percent./// ((kirsten joyce)) clinton, meanwhile, is turning to some star power to get out the vote. rapper jay z is headlining a free concert for the democratic nominee in cleveland.
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motivate them to turn out in numbers like they did for president obama in 2008 and 2012. it's rumored that jay z's wife beyonce may make an appearance./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races and political news that matter to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((sherry swensk)) clear skies for the valley and mild temps at noon... right now the airport checking in at 70 degrees with light winds. the valley and mild temps at noon... in at 70 degrees with light winds. we hit the low 80s yesterday and we're on track to do the same today. ............ sunshine sticks around through the weekend... and and most of next week. ............. high pressure set up over southern
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arizona and new mexico and trying to head our way, but the high pressure is protecting us from the clouds and rain. ............. temperatures keep climbing through the afternoon into the upper 70s and eventually up around 80 degrees. ................... the warmpattern holds on for a while and we'll take a look at that... plus a reminder to turn the clocks back s bed. ((kirsten joyce)) thank you, sherry. the day of the dead celebrations are about to begin. the family fun activities happening right here in southern nevada... just ahead. and a verdict has been reached after days of deliberations in the new jersey bridgegate scandal. more on this developing story next on the valley's news leader.///
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brian loftus, kirsten joyce and sherri swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) ((kirsten joyce)) all new at noon... cbs news reports that it has learned of a potential terror threat by al-qaeda to target new york, texas and virginia ahead of election day.
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forces and warned that al-qaeda could be planning attacks in those states, but no specific locations have been named. the fbi says potential threats always increase around big events and the holiday season./// ((kirsten joyce)) a new jersey jury has reached a verdict in the bridgegate case after five days of deliberations. two former aides to governor chris christie were accused of helping to intentionally create traffic on the world's busiest bridge as an act of political revenge. brook silva-braga is in newark, new jersey with the verdic
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his former aide, david wildstein eventually admitted to organizing the lane closures in fort lee, nj to punish that city's democratic mayor for not endorsing christie when he ran for re-election. governor christie said he knew nothing about the scheme by his former aides. in a statement after the verdicts, christie said, let me be clear once again, i had no knowledge prior to or during these lane realignments, and had no role in authorizing them. (brook silva-braga/newark, n.j.) christie's name trial, although he was never charged in the case. the judge instructed the jury not to consider the governor in its deliberations baroni's attorney hinted the wrong people were charged. (michael baldassare/baroni's attorney) they should have had courage to go after powerful people and they did not prosecutors say they brought the best case they could at the time. (paul fishman/u.s. attorney) we only indicted the people we believe we had evidence beyond a reasonable doubt to convict in this courthouse kelly cried quietly as the verdict was read.
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guidelines calling for more than two years in prison. brook silva-braga, for cbs news, newark,nj ((kirsten joyce)) it's a beautiful day for a parade! here, there, anywhere... it doesn't matter if you're a cubs fan. we're taking you to the massive celebration in chicago this afternoon... plus, sherry has your neighborhood weather. right after this break./// ((you're watching 8
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((kirsten joyce)) the celebration is on in chicago this afternoon. descended on the city to welcome home their world series heroes. the cubs, of course, broke 108 years of championship futility by defeating the cleveland indians in extra innings of game 7 of the series... breaking the so-called "curse of the billy goat" that so many believed denied the franchise a championship all these years. fans say it was worth the wait: (( cubs fan: "we've been waiting such a long time and we really want to show the cubs that we've loved them for so long and we're going to get here at whatever time and through whatever crowds to get here and support
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>> cubs third baseman and las vegas native kris bryant played a key role in the team's win. 8 news now sports director will have more with bryant in our later newscasts./// ((kirsten joyce)) the springs preserve is kicking off its 9th annual day of the dead festivities in just a few hours. the dia de los muertos celebrations run from 4 to 9 p-m daily through sunday night. the party includes a live theater, face painting... sugar skull decorating and much more. dia de los muertos has been three-thousand years... honoring and remembering the spirits of departed loved ones. it's 8-dollars for adults and 5-dollars for kids... and an added bonus, sherry, you might bump into tedd florendo down there./// ((sherry swensk)) a beautiful first friday of
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today... and that will last into the weekend. ............. temps in the 70s now and heading to the low 80s in some neighborhoods. look at this beautiful shot of
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.................. don't forget that we set our back this weekend to end daylight saving time. ..................... high pressure set up over the west while rain moves across the
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............. that will cool highs across the plains. ...... temps in chicago in the cool 50s today. . and don't toss those pumpkins in the garbage... but save them foh tomorrow - i'll talk more about that in the next half hour. ................. our temps stay warm and above normal near 80 degrees through the weekend and into next week.///
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a college student has his car broken into and his candy stolen from inside. the funny way kitkat has his back... just ahead. but first, this man was days away from being forced to amputate his arm, but a second opinion and a decades-old therapy saved it. that story next. ( it's friday, so let your sexy out. today from masters of sex, beau bridges plus kevin can wit's erinn hayes. the talk on cbs) ((y news now at noon.)) news now at noon.)) ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests.
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senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. narrator: the target... seniors. senate majority pac is responsible danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. seniors lost millions from the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. n
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in some cases, amputation is used to treat certain cancers that develop in a person's limb, like advanced melanomas and sarcoma or bone cancer. but a therapy that was first developed decades ago is now gaining ground with doctors who are trying to save lives and limbs. martie salt reports.
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the toughest time outs of his life. cancer was eating away at his right arm. mike hladky / basketball coach "there's a malignant tumor wrapped around my nerves tendons and muscles from wrist to the center of my forearm here and it's inoperable." he was days away from amputation. but then he met doctor jonathan zager. doctor zager offered another way, something called isolated limb infusion. mike hladky: "to keep my arm, i said you bet." doctors target the tumor by delivering as much as ten times the normal amount of chemotherapy. first, they isolate e jonathan zager, md / surgical oncologist "we put a tourniquet above those catheters and this way we can profuse the arm with high-dose heated chemotherapy and the tourniquet prevents the chemotherapy from getting to any other place in the body." doctor zager says there's a 30 to 40 percent chance the tumor will respond to the treatment. jonathan zager, md "so i've done it three maybe even four times in the same patient. we usually space it out at least three to four months and we'll only repeat it
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hladky's tumor shrank significantly. he did the isolated limb infusion a second time and says he'll do a replay, in an instant, if he has too. mike hladky: "it's nice to have your arm when you demonstrate you know. it's nice to have two hands." so it looks like this basketball coach won't be on injured reserve anytime soon. i'm martie salt, reporting. ((kirsten joyce)) >> doctor zager says isolated limb infusion is usually used for sarcomas. the entire procedure takes about two and a half hours. the patients are under general anesthesia./// ((kirsten joyce)) you know the saying "give me a break of that kitkat bar"... well, after his was stolen, one college student was simply saying "give me a break!" well, he got one -- and more. next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8
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the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear. but hiding the evidence won't help danny tarkanian. sure, he can bury all those property taxes he skipped out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... ...or the scams against seniors he formed... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. . danny tarkanian: just a con man who can't bury the truth. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times
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depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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news now at four... the mission to get humans to mars maybe getting closer than we think. the i-team's george knapp has the exclusive details on the progress being made right here in nevada. >> and the pain at the pump could soon end for many drivers... just how soon the pipeline in alabama is expected to re-open./// ((kirsten joyce)) a funny story from kansas state university... after student hunter jobbins left his car unlocked, a thief entered the car, taking only one thing -- a kit kat bar in his
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apology on a napkin before taking off with hunter's snack. he says he laughed it off and shared the note on his twitter account. it caught the attention of the makers of kit-kat: (( hunter jobbins: "there are 6500 hundred kit kat bars in my car." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> that's right, kit kat filled hunter's car with free candy bars! there's no way he can eat them all, so he shared them with his fellow jayhawks. and no hard feelings for the thief, hunterys thief a hug for for what a fun story this turned out to be./// ((kirsten joyce)) that's all for 8 news now live at noon...
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? ? lookin' out on the morning rain ? ? i used to feel so uninspired ? ? and when i knew i had to face another day ?
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? before the day i met you, life was so unkind ? ? you're the key to my piece of mind ? donald trump: she ate like a pig. does she have a fat ass? absolutely. boob job is terrible. she's a slob. lips are too big, solid 4. disgusting pig. flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. i moved on her like a b****. priorities usa action the content
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? >> rick: are you ready? >> dr. march: the question is, are you? >> rick: now? >> dr. march: if you'll follow me... >> rick: this is really happening. >> maya: [ chuckles ] [ sighs contentedly ] thanks to my sister.


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