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las vegas hockey fans are getting their christmas gift early today! the highly anticipated announcement.. on our official hockey team name and logo. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- five children in tennessee have been killed in a school bus crash. we'll hear what the superintendent had to say from a press conference not too long ago. ((brian loftus)) >> and, we're going to see the winds picking back up in the valley... sherry has the details on our holiday cooldown.. in your weather now re >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) brian loftus >> the wait is over! thanks for joining us, i'm brian loftus. kirsten joyce >> and i'm kirsten joyce. today... history will be made... as the name and logo... of las vegas' new n-h-l team will be revealed to the public. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live
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later on tonight. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... how cool is this? later on tonight... hockey fans will be able to pack this plaza to witness history... as the newest n-h-l franchise... reveals its name and logo for the first time. general manager... george mcphee... and others in the hockey business will all be on hand for the unveiling ceremony. over the last several months... there's been a lot of rumors as to what the team name will be -- but all of that will be laid to rest at about six tonight.
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emceeing the event... he caught up with the owner last week... trying for the exclusive... but foley wouldn't budge: ((bill foley // owner: "bring everybody down, cirque du soleil is going to do a show. we'll have a video, have commissioner gary bettman is there to welcome everybody. he's totally invested in this hockey team, he's driven this program to get a team here. we'll have merchandise for sale, the logo is terrific, i've shown it to a few people, not to you chris, didn't know if i could trust ya, you don't know.")) ((michael stevens)) foley did give some hints... he says the name and logo will reflect the city's unique environment... and will signify a team culture that never accepts defeat. we'll see what happens? the team name will be revealed during the 6 o'clock hour... and we'll have full coverage... with live shots and of course will stream the announcement on our web site. the n-h-l network will also broadcast the event.
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>> michael, this whole process has moved pretty fast? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, it really has... 4 months. general manager george mcphee has been through this process before... and he says picking a name, logo and color scheme here has gone much quicker then normal. brian? right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk))
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with temps about 10 degrees cooler than yesterday when we had cloudy skies. .................. temps making their way to beautiful mid 60s and sunshine today - a very normal november day. .... winds pick up tomorrow and that will cool us slightly for thanksgiving. ..... then even cooler temps by the
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into the west. ((sherry swensk)) demetria, how are the
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((demetria obilor)) traffic isn't moving along northbound i-15 at the lake mead exit. nhp hs stopped traffic to address this crash. you may want to merge on at lake mead to avoid delays. there's also a crash along flamingo at perry street, which is east of nellis. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// brian loftus >> a community in tennessee
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were killed in a school bus crash .. dozens others injured. kirsten joyce >> it happened yesterday in chattanooga. the bus driver has since been arrested and now faces several charges. >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us in studio with some new information. nia, what have we learned about the young victims? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. the interim school superintendent just had a press conference this morning. he victims. among the dead are three 4th graders, a 1st grader and the youngest being a kindergartener. six children remain in the i-c-u this morning .. 6 others also in the hospital .. the other children have since been released from the hospital and returned home. >> right now we know 24 year old johnthony walker was driving this bus when it crashed into a tree...almost splitting in half. 37 students in total were on board. their grades ranged from kindergarten to 5th grade. we're told they all came from a single school--woodmore elementary school.
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about the tragedy: ((kirk kelly:."yesterday was the worst day we have had for woodmore and hamilton county schools that i can recall in my life as an educator, as a parent and as a member of this community.")) ((nia wong)) >> the chatanooga police chief says road conditions were clear and dry when the bus crashed... they're looking into speed as a possible factor. walker has been arrested and now faces several charges for vehicular homicide, as well as reckless endangerment. ((nian going through security footage and the black box that was on board...so we should know more later today. the ntsb is currently on its way to the crash site to investigate. in the next half hour...we'll hear from one of the kids on the bus when it crashed. brian and kirsten back to you... ((brian loftus)) president elect donald trump has outlined his first 100 days in office... the main issues he plans to tackle first as the new president. ((kirsten joyce))
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you'll need to make sure your car's ready for the journey...what "triple-a" wants you to remember before heading out./// ((you're watching the
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((brian loftus)) 8 news now wants to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping with our "great days of giving" contest. we're giving away 500 dollar gift cards in the 5pm.. and 600 dollar gift cards in th to win, you have to watch those newscasts starting... and be the 8-th caller when we give you the cue to call. you must be 18-years-old to win, and show you're a valid nevada resident. /// ((sherry swensk)) the park has turned into a winter wonderland.. after it celebrated its very first christmas tree lighting ceremony. they lit up a 60- foot tall silver tip fir tree.. that has 3- thousand ornaments
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active members of the army national guard.. as well as one of the harlem globetrotters came out to help light the tree. an ice rink was also set up outside the t-mobile arena for folks to enjoy. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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30s this morning... with skies clearing out and it's very quite. .............
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beautiful mid 60s and sunshine today - a very normal november day. .... winds pick up tomorrow and that will cool us slightly for thanksgiving. ..... then even cooler temps by the weekend as colder air swings into the west.
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((brian loftus)) at least 14 people have been injured in fukushima... after a 7-point-4 earthquake struck the coast. kushima... the japan meteorological agency says it was actually an aftershock.. from the massive 9-point-zero earthquake back in 2011... the agency is also warning another earthquake could hit in the next few days. all tsunami warnings have been lifted in the japan region. /// ((kirsten joyce)) president elect donald trump discussed his plans for the first 100 days in office. a video was posted to youtube.. where trump spoke about bringing jobs back to the u-s.. by backing out of the largest global trade deal in history.. in his first day in office. (( donald trump/president elect: "my agenda will be based on a simple core principle -- putting america first." "i'm going to issue our
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partnership, a potential disaster for our country." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> trump also outlined his immigration reform plan... saying he will direct the department of labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs.. that undercut the american worker. the president elect also held an off-the-record "reset" meeting with top news executives and anchors.. including cbs this morning's charlie rose, gayle king, and norah o'donnell. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// ((demetria obilor)) em ((kirsten joyce)) amazon is looking to
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((kirsten joyce)) amazon is looking to score the talks they're reportedly in to stream sports games. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- instagram is taking a little from facebook and snapchat. the new features it's adding onto the app.. next on 8 news now good day.
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soon you'll be able to live stream sports o >> and, cheetos is launching a luxury line this holiday season.. jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! markets open at new record highs this morning... the dow jumped 88 points. inching towards that 19 thousand mark. the nasdaq added 47.// amazon is reportedly working on a deal to live stream sports programming. the wall street journal reports
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its prime subscribers... and is talking to the national football league, major league baseball, and the national basketball association about carrying live games.// and instagram is starting to look a lot like snapchat... insta-gram is introducing a live video feature... the video will disappear after it's viewed. users will also have the ability to send photos that disappear in private messages. brian and kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> and jill -- we hear that this holiday season... cheesy could be the new chic... explain! a: ches line of holiday gifts. take a look at the 'eye of the cheetah' jewelry set for 20-thousand dollars... there's clothing and cheet-oh perfume. it's all available online. but the flamin' hot pants and cheetah lounge paw are already sold out. brian and kirsten/ /// demetria obilor
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thanksgiving destination, aaa has some simple tips to make sure you get there without any
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isn't up to date, be sure to have your vehicle inspected and tires checked. consider mapping out your route in advance to avoid heavy traffic. having roadside assistance contact information on hand is also important in case you have an incident out on the roads. keep a cell phone and charger with you at all times, as well. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com.
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d orange cooler, and homestyle potatoes.
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the excitement is building for hockey in las vegas! the official announcement we're expecting later today.. of our team's name and logo. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- a deadly school bus crash in tennessee has killed five children. the man police have arrested... could be facing. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, a holiday cool down is on the way to the valley... sherry explains just how low temperatures will go. ((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)) >> today... history will be made. thanks for waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. after 4-months... the n-h-l's newest franchise... will unveil its team...
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it's all taking place later on tonight... outside the t-mobile arena... and that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael stevens live with a preview. hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> brian, kirsten... after months of speculation and rumors... everything will be laid to rest tonight... rumors... everything will be laid to rest tonight... revealed during a public ceremony. it starts tonight... at 5-30 outside the t-mobile arena.
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as well as general manager george mcphee... and others in the hockey business. all of them here to reveal... the name and logo of las vegas' first pro franchise. our own chris maatuis is emceeing the event... he's also been working hard over the last several months to crack the teams top brass... but hasn't had any luck. george mcphee the teams general manager stopped by our studio not too long ago... and while he wouldn't give us an exclusive... he did let us know what he thought about the name and logo: ((george mcphee // general manager: "i think our logo exudes strength, courage and resiliency and all the team and it's athletes and i think the fans are going to enjoy wearing it.")) ((michael stevens)) >> owner bill foley... tells us tonight's event will be a lot of fun. if you're interested... get here early. the festivities start at 5-30 and the naming ceremony will follow in the 6-o'clock hour. if you can't make it out... we'll have you covered on 8 news now... and we'll be streaming it on las vegas now dot com. brian, kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael,
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((michael stevens)) >> kirsten... we've heard rumbling's of desert knights... black knights... everything with knights in it? so, it'll be interesting to see how off everyone was when it's finally revealed. kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) it's clear and crisp outside
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30s this morning... with skies clearing out and it's very quite. temps making their way to seasonal mid 60s and sunshine today - a very normal november day. ....
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thanksgiving. ..... then even cooler temps by the weekend as colder air swings into the west. demetria, how are the roads doing? ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) there's a crash on northbound i-15 at the lake mead exit.
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traffic is moving slowly past the scene. expect delays, if you plan on driving along this stretch. there's also a crash on the east side of town along flamingo. this one happened just past the nellis intersection at perry street. use alternates like desert inn and tropicana. (( >> back to you./// (( chief fred fletcher, chattanooga police dept: "what has happened is every public safety official's absolute worst nightmare. but that is nothing in comparison to the nightmare that families and friends in our community are going through with this tragic loss to children in
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>> this morning school officials confirm five children are dead, six are in the i-c-u and another six are in regular hospital rooms following yesterday's deadly school bus crash in chattanooga, tennessee. ((brian loftus)) >> right now police are going through footage from the bus, as well as a black box that was on board when the bus crashed. more updates are expected from them later today. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter nia wong is live in the studio with the latest. nia? >> brian and kirsten. the ntsb is sending a "go team" to the crash site right now. they've already revealed they're going to be investigating this for the next 7-10 days. >> police say 24 year old johnthony walker was driving this bus when it crashed into a tree...almost splitting in half. walker has been arrested and now faces several charges for vehicular homicide, as well as reckless endangerment. the chatanooga police chief says road conditions were clear and dry when the bus crashed... they're looking into speed as a possible factor.
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board. their grades ranged from kindergarten to 5th grade. we're told they all came from woodmore elementary school. ((witness: "he wasn't paying attention. he was going real fast and he hit a garbage bag. we then hit a mailbox then flip over and hit a tree real hard." )) ((nia wong)) >> school officials gave their own press conference this morning. the interim superintendent says this is the worst tragedy woodmore l other community leaders also shared words of support: (( andy berke-(d) mayor, chattanooga: the most unnatural thing in the world is for a parent to mourn the loss of a child, there are no words that can bring comfort to a mother or a father and so today the city is praying for these families. )) >> ntsb go team will look for seatbelts, data recorder, bus video, brake & engine chips to
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>> they say it'll take at least a year before their official report is released. brian and kirsten, back to you. ((demetria obilor)) welcome back... trending now...
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but some people are claiming that the restaurant chain is lying about its calorie count. chipotle is now facing... chipotle claims the chicken and pork wrap is about 300 calories.. and has been pushing it as a "healthy item"... but in fact, the burrito may be at least 700 calories. the new food item was supposed to help chipotle recover after its ecoli crisis. /// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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it's fresh outside with temps dropping to 40s and even some 30s this morning... with skies quite. ............. temps making their way to beautiful mid 60s and sunshine today - a very normal november day. ....
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thanksgiving. ..... then even cooler temps by the weekend as colder air swings into the west. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) a north las vegas man says someone broke into his home twice over the weekend... but believes he may have caught
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the robbery happened on rainbow near cheyenne... daniel bain says in the video... a young female come into the bedroom with a flashlight.. and went to look at a closet where there were two laptops. in a turn of events... 8 news now actually met the girl seen in the video.. outside of where the interview was taking place. the girl is just 11-years-old... the child's mother claims her daughter was invited to the home.. and refuses to believe she stole something. the family says they plan to talk to police about their side of the story. /// ((brian loftus)) las vegas is making sports betting history... bringing the virtual arena t wagering. reporter brittany edney has more on the first-ever wagers on e-sports... and whether this could be the future of betting expansion. ((brittany edney)) a las vegas sports book is the first in the us to take wagers on e-sports. putting more spotlight on competitive gaming and also sports betting. ((brittany edney)) like competitive gamers-- sports books are also looking to advance to the next level. ((michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book )) "the knowledge to know that you can come to las
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watch a tournament and then put down a stake on your favorite team or get into the action yourself is just fantastic." ((brittany edney)) and over the weekend, the william hill sports book at the downtown grand did just that. allowing bettors for the first time to make wagers on what team would beast the virtual battlefield at iem oakland's league of legends tournament. (( michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book "the actual winner was a team called unicorns of love and they actually paid 10 to 1 to anyone that bet on them before the tournament started." )) ((brittany edney)) the nevada gaming control board to accept bets on the competition. but the westgate las vegas superbook says its not yet ready to launch on e-sports. ((jay kornegay, westgate las vegas superbook )) "we'd like to see more transparency, more of the rules out there. we'd like to see some of the format before we start taking gers on so these ruling out. ((jay kornegay, westgate las vegas superbook )) "i think it's a real unknown factor right now. it's an option that we're just not to familiar with so we're going to take the wait and see approach at this point ." )) sot last ((michael grodsky, william hill race & sports book "we were very happy with the results of this weekend and now we're immediately looking now to the schedule to see what we can request to add
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on esports." )) ((brittany edney)) ag burnett of the gaming policy committee says he thinks this first weekend went well. brittany edney, 8 news now./// let's take a look on the roads with demetria. /// let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) troopers are working to reopen more lanes of following a crash. expect delays along 215 near the mccarran exit due to construction. there are right lane closures in both directions
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connector project. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((you're watching the
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((kirsten joyce)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. go to our 8 news now facebook page.. click on the contest tab..
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thanksgiving. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced on friday./// ((kirsten joyce)) and we'd like to thank our viewers.. because this thanksgiving.. many families across southern nevada will be getting a thanksgiving dinner. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now along with 97-1 "the point" collected 888 turkeys for turkey thon! the turkeys will be given to families in need on thanksgiving... so thank you to everyone for donating! /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) that. ((sherry swensk))
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breezes... but the bigger winds arrive tomorrow. ...... it's chilly outside with temps dropping to 40s and even some 30s this morning... with skies clearing out and it's very quite. ............. beautiful mid 60s and sunshine today - a very normal november day. ......... winds pick up tomorrow and that will cool us slightly for thanksgiving.
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weekend as colder air swings into the west. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// there are delays in the spaghetti bowl. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you.///
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metropolitan police department foundation.. is bringing together uber and pt's entertainment.. so you can get home safely for the holidays. from now through january first... uber will be available at all pt's entertainment locations in southern nevada... including pt's pub... sg bar... sierra gold... and sean patricks. two- dollars from every ride will go back to the metro foundation. /// ((kirsten joyce)) scratch off another name on ((brian loftus)) >> michelle mortensen breaks down some of the top gadgets for the techie in your life. ((kirsten joyce)) and we're going to pick the brain of one of the city's nhl team leaders .. we'll see if we can get any spoilers out of him ... ahead of today's team name and logo announcment. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
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arriving in tennesse .. to investigate a school bus
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and what we know so far. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... the temperatures will be up and down through the holiday week.. sherry's got your weather now forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> and... the puck drops today in las vegas!! we're talking to one of the city's team leaders ... ahead of the big team name announcement. ((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 valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the n-t-s-b is about to arrive in chattanooga, tennessee any minute now ... ((brian loftus)) >> they're investigating yesterday 's school bus crash that killed 5 little kids. >> 8 news now reporter nia wong joins us in studio with some new information. nia, what have we learned about the young victims? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. the interim school superintendent just had a press conference this morning. he gave an update on the victims.

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