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getting put into place at the hotel casino so this doesn't happen again. ((mauricio marin)) paris las vegas hotel and casino is hustling and bustling again a day after a massive power outage forced about 3-thousand people out. elaine and gary celebrating their 54th wedding anniversary at the hotel couldn't quite believe it. ((elaine mckenzie/staying at paris: "we sat in the casino and waited for about an hour and a half or so then they said it might be a long time then went to planet hollywood.")) ((mauricio marin)) hotel staff worked to comfort guests. but it wa some people stuck inside elevators. ((elaine mckenzie/staying at paris: "alot of people were stuck upstairs and we are on the 30th floor we would not have been able to walk those stairs." )) ((mauricio marin)) clark county firefighters rescued 11 people. they located them by yelling into elevator shafts. county building code officials are now looking into why the hotel's back up power failed. ((samuel palmer/clark county dept. of building & fire prevention: "one of the things we will have to evaluate is the emergency generator back up system. when the power was cut there was a surge that went back and affected one of the back up generators but we will check that system
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entertainment corporation ---which owns the paris tell us a contractor doing work accidently cut the main power line. and some are wondering how workers managed to get away without getting electrocuted. ((richard broome/caesars entertainment corp: "that's a question alot of us are asking ourselves and i just say thank goodness that didn't happen. but we don't know at this point exactly what happened down there but we're trying to get to the bottom of it and the good news is no one was injured." )) ((mauricio marin)) as for elaine and was inconvenient. but they're glad they had each other to get through it. ((elaine mckenzie/staying at paris: " so this is not a big deal." )) ((mauricio marin)) mauricio marin...8 news now./// ((dave courvoisier)) >> paris hotel and casino workers have been working to make things right with guests. they're offering two free nights for the power outage inconvenience. the paris is also reimbursing guests for costs associated with the black out on a case by case basis. they've set up a hotline. we have that number on las-vegas-now- dot-com./// ((denise valdez)) time is running out. early voting ends in just under an hour at most polling places. so far... out of the one million
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county, about 450-thousand have voted. 8 new now reporter karen castro is live near centennial and tropical parkway... at one of the busiest polling places in the valley. karen? ((karen castro)) >> clark county says the last day of early voting is always the busiest. as we show you... by our count there are ro voters in line. many locations are experiencing long waits... but not as long as a new voter we spoke with had to wait to vote in this country. ((juana dominguez first time voter: sentia alegria.)) ((karen castro)) at 86-years old, this soft spoken great grandmother expresses her happiness about voting for the first time. ((juana dominguez first time voter: no me inmaginaba.)) ((karen castro))
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never imagined. the salvadorian native migrated to the country 18 years ago. since then, she has been waiting for the day she could vote. her dream came true earlier this year... when she became a u-s citizen. ((juana dominguez first time voter: tuve que esperar bastante.)) ((karen castro)) she says: i had to wait a long time. dominguez is among a wave of legal residents who have obtained citizenship this year. experts say, it's common for applications to surge during presidential elections. according to the latest data available... from april to june... the u.s citizenship and immigration services approved more than 33-hundred applications.... compared to the same three months last year. ((juana dominguez first time voter: que vayan a votar.)) ((karen castro)) dominguez is asking all the new citizens to vote. however, other applicants will miss their opportunity to participate in this year's election. there are more than 6-thousand pending applications. (( )) ((karen castro)) as for dominguez, this year she has battled illness and can no longer walk on her own... but nothing stopped her from getting out of the house and going to the polls. ((juana dominguez first time voter: no hay
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((karen castro)) >> as we show you the long lines at the centennial center, there is still time to get out and vote. this voting site closes at eight but most places close at seven.. and remember, you can vote at the location that best works for you. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) nevada rancher cliven bundy is suing a congressional accusing him of defamation. in the lawsuit... bundy claims democrat ruben kihuen's mailer that was sent out... blames him for the ambush deaths of two las vegas officers at a cici's pizza joint back in 2014. bundy's lawyer says the husband and wife extremists were actually kicked out of an encampment in bunkerville... and tying bundy to the two is false and -quote- "maliciously defamatory." a spokesman for ruben kihuen says the campaign stands by the mailer./// ((dave courvoisier)) and we're your local
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you updated on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((denise valdez)) on the light-hearted side of politics... you can actually search for clinton's emails or even trump's tax returns. all you have to do is downloand "kizzang". robert alexander, whose made some of the most popular video games, created these two new games in five days. one features trump with his blackberry, searching for clinton's emails. the other game... shows clinton with a shovel, digging up trump's tax returns: ((robert alexander, chairman & founder of kizzang: " there's been a lot of going back af election, where there's been a lot of turmoil back and forth, bad things said about both candidates and i think this is something fun for the people to play to give em a chance to have some fun )) >> it's free. no registration is required. and alexander says you can win up to 20,000 million dollars, with no risk./// ((dave courvoisier)) celebrations are underway tonight at the springs preserve... for the 'day of the dead.' ((denise valdez))
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tedd? ((tedd florendo)) sunny and milder today with for another straight day. winds also increased a little again, but should subside again later in the evening. we were warmer than yesterday at this
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........... ........................ .................... tonight hour by hour shows temps i the 70's then 60's later in the evening. more sunshing tomorrow with sunny skies and calmer winds for your friday. expecting clear skies as well with possibly some clouds developing east county and over mohave county arizona. ((dave courvoisier)) the mother of the 7-year-old boy who died following a medical episode at a valley siegel suites has been arrested. roshaun malone is now behind bars in connection with her son's death. police tell us the child was rushed to the hospital on sunday after medics recognized signs of child abuse at the apartment off of boulder highway. police later arrested the mother's boyfriend
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today police announced they have also arrested his mother... who now faces a murder charge./// ((denise valdez)) a federal appeals court has tossed out a lawsuit accusing nevada officials of dumping psychiatric patients in other states. in a decision today... the court ruled the suit failed to raise a key argument in the initial appeal documents. state officials are accused of giving patients bus tickets to other states. today's decision upheld a lower court ruling also dismissing the lawsuit./// ((dave courvoisier)) a family court judge is treatment of a little girl.... the i-team obtained this video which shows judge rena hughes in an exchange with a 12 year old girl whose parents have been in a custody battle. ((judge rena hughes: you have a father and you're gonna spend time with your father. child: i don't want to. judge: that's too bad. you're gonna do it anyway. child:: i don't want to. judge: that's too bad. child: i don't want to. judge: that's too bad. child: i don't want to.)) tonight at eleven, the i-team's vanessa murphy takes a closer look at whether the judge's
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she could face consequences. ((denise valdez)) in a city like las vegas... it can be tough to make it in the restaurant business.. if you aren't a large chain. ((dave courvoisier)) >> but year after year independent restaurants thrive here... we look at the one's who made the most money in the last year./// news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news leader with dave courvoisier,
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as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us.
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada.
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six." ((denise valdez)) here in las vegas we have tons of food options both on and off the strip... in fact we're one of the best foodie cities in the world! while there are plenty of chain restaurants -- there are also a lot of independently- owned eateries. and "restaurant business online" ranked those independent restaurants based on how much money they made. restaurants made the list. here are the top 5 -- s-w steakhouse at the wynn ranked number 21 nationally... with revenues of just under 20- million- dollars last year. next up... bazaar meat at s-l-s las vegas -- brought in a little over 20- million dollars. mario batali's carnevino italian steakhouse inside the palazzo made 20- point- 4- million... followed by joe's seafood, prime steak and stone crab at the forum shops.... with 22- point- 3- million dollars.
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vegas... but the entire country... was tao asian bistro inside the grand canal shoppes... with a whopping 47- million- dollars. and if you're looking for the best deal... the restaurant with the lowest average check size that made the list was aria cafe... at only 22- dollars. by the way -- aria cafe also served more meals than any other las vegas restaurant by a long shot... with 767- thousand meals plated./// ((denise valdez)) restaurants... check out the pomp and circumstance leading up to the grand opening of iron chef morimoto's new restaurant! it's at the mgm grand and it's aptly named "morimoto." there were dancers in the lobby... leading a procession to the restaurant. once inside -- morimoto got to work... he fileted a massive 100- pound- tuna and served it up fresh for guests... and made a giant maki roll./// ((dave courvoisier)) it's fun for the whole
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((denise valdez)) >> tedd florendo is at the day of the dead celebrations. checking out the ceremonial altars -- and mariachi music.
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afternoon, but not as windy as earlier today as forecasted. temps climbed higher than yesterday and near average again with comfortble 70's outside this afternoon. gusts did peak up to 30 or more in some spots down the colorado river valley. ................................ neighborhood temps in the 70's through many parts of the valley, with mildest temps over to the eastside where we're lower in elevation and typically warmer. west side not as mild and cooler than the rest of
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afternoon after a chilly morning start near the freezing mark. .. ............................. .... ................ regional temps also stayed mild especially down the colorado river down to laughlin and bullhead city. warmer in death valley with high near 80 today. chilly temps exist up in the central great basin and far north portions of the state. ................................ ... ................ cool here to the pacific northwest, but warmer weather continues in the southern plains over to the southeast where they're breaking records for heat for early november.ere ....... ............................ ...................... satellite and radar shows clearer skies than yesterday and no chance for showers as they stay down towards mexico and arizona. we'll begin to see that low wrap around moisture tomorrow towards remain on the dry side with some cloud cover. could sneak in slight chances in east county but otherwise mostly sunny with breezes still continuing down the colorado river. ......................... .......... ................. tonight expect lows in the mid to high 50's and chilly again under mostly clear skies. evening breezes will be isolated and decrease through the evening but still remain breezy down the colorado river. tomorrow milder near 80 tomorrow and should remain that way for several days. winds not as strong tomorrow, but could be breezy still rose h ny neighborods int he 80'sd clo.
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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. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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? and when i knew i had to face another day ? ? lord, it made me feel so tired ? ? 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 is responsible for the content
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comingw las vegan jessie vargas meets manny pacquiao tomorrow night at the thomas and mack. both fighters arrived at the wynn encore theather for today's official weigh-in. 8-division champion, manny tipped the scale first. (( )) nats; "144.8. half pounds." ((chris maathuis)) this is going to be a terrific fight card... top rank promoter bob arum and jessie vargas are both looking forward to saturday night's opening bell on a card that features a bunch of world champs
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(( )) bob arum/top rank:"this happensvery rarely four world title fights on the same card.. jessie against manny another las vegan jessie magdaleno fighting donarire. from top to bottom really exciting fights." jessie vargas/las vegas champion: 'in 30 hours ready for fight time, i'm itching to put n my gloves as soonas that first bell rings and looking forward to is... d and still, those are th big words and still.. yes sir, yes sir." we can't forget the other las vegan fighting for a title... and his name is jessie. jessie magdaleno meets filippinio champion nonito donaire for the junior featherweight crown. magdaleno brings a perfect 23-0 record into the fight.
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better weather for the shriners open. gorgeous weather to go with the course. everything is setting up for an excellent weekend. as it the tradition here at the open... the scores go low and that's the case again this year... there's las vegan scott piercy. rod pampling is in the hunt, it's been a long time since he's been at the top of any leaderboard... in fact it was 2006. but here he is... after an opening two over... he settled in and shot a 68 today. with shots like this he's a co-leader at 14 under... that's a career best for pampling. also right there is ryder cup team member brooks kep-ka. made a late birdie and is the co-leader at 14 under as they head into the weekend. we'll see who makes a big run this weekend. the thomas and mack is hosting boxing tomorrow.. tonight its exibition basketball. the runnin rebels coming off a 96 point night in their opener on tuesday will look to run against new mexico highlands tonight... new mexico highlands is located in las vegas, new mexico.
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baseball fans in chicago celebrated the cubs win in the world series with a parade. chicago officials estimated the crowd at about 5 million people. chicago cubs manager joe maddon carried the world series championship trophy onto the stage at a rally honoring the team in grant park. cubs owner tom ricketts told the crowd that the players on the world series team are "going to be chicago baseball legends." friday's rally ended with a rendition of "go cubs go" and more blue and red confetti. ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now at 6:30 is next. ((denise valdez)) >> let's check in with paul joncich to see what they're working on. ((paul joncich)) 100- million- dollars! that's how much has been spent on nevada's senate race between joe heck and catherine cortez masto.
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and who's behind all that money. plus it's movember... and we're taking part here at channel 8. just how the movement is bringing attention to men's health issues. those stories and more... next at 6:30./// news music ((paul joncich)) two officers hit during a ((paul joncich)) two officers hit during a as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us.
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada.
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