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blow through the valley today. sherry will tell us how fast and when they're coming ((brian loftus)) >> plus...another step towards bringing the raiders to las vegas. after county commissioners green lite the project here in southern nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... the man behind that stadium project has been named to president elect donald trump's inaugural committee. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((ann "now once again we are being, having this rammed through and basically shoved down our throats as the public.")) ((chris giunchigliani/clark county commissioner: "it's not about whether you're for a stadium or against one, i want men and women to go to work, this is about the public policy side of it.")) ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. county commissioners gave go- ahead plans to build an nfl
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local raiders fans... but it wasn't the only major item discussed during meeting. patrick walker has more on what the commissioners decided on. ((patrick walker)) opponents to a 750-million dollar public contribution to a new n-f-l stadium... lobbied county commissioners to vote against the measure. ((john delabose/opposes stadium: "i would like to extend my empathy to you folks for having your hands tied like this, this is rediculous.")) ((annette magnus/ex. director, battle born progress: "now once again we are being, having this rammed through and basically shoved down our throats as the public.")) ((patrick walker)) in october... lawmakers approved senat convention center and the public cost of an nfl stadium... with a hike in the room tax of up to .88 percent. ((chris giunchigliani/county commissioner: "everybody's going to go on and vote for this but me.")) ((patrick walker)) county commissioner chris giunchigliani... a vocal opponent of the stadium deal... voted against adopting s-b 1. ((chris giunchigliani/clark county commissioner: "it's not about whether you're for a stadium or against one, i want men and women to go to work, this is about the public policy side of it.")) ((patrick walker)) giunchigliani wanted the stadium
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because they weren't... she calls the pairing an attempt to ram the stadium through. county commission chairman steve sisolak disagrees. ((steve sisolak/county commission chariman: "it went through the sntic for 15 months, i sat on that committee, and the legislature, so i think we're all familiar with the issues that were at hand and we voted our conscience and the motion passed.")) ((patrick walker)) critics say the stadium gives the public no benefit for it's investment... the largest for any n-f-l stadium. revenue from naming rights and seat licenses, for example, go to the developer and the team. it's a claim sisolak disagrees with. ((steve sisolak/county cois is pretty good, the public's going to get $35 million a year in economic benefit, to both the county and the state governments, as a result of the stadium being built there.")) ((kirsten joyce)) the city of oakland continues to fight to the raiders in the bay area. city leaders are working with the county... to secure land for a new stadium. former raider ronnie lott.. is leading a group to keep the team in oakland. we're told.. if there's a land deal... lott could negotiate with the davis family to prevent a move to vegas./// ((brian loftus)) sheldon adelson...
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apart of donald trump's inaugural committee..... along with his wife and fellow casino owners phil ruffin and steve wynn... were named to trump's committee as finance vice-chairs. that's the committee that's in charge of planning the inauguration and all of the events surrounding it./// ((brian loftus)) and this morning, the head of donald trump's transition team, vice president elect mike pence...has ordered that any registered lobbyists be purged from the team. president-elect donald trump issued this tweet tuesday night... calling his transition to the white house -quote- "very organized"...addi ng..."i am the only one who knows whohe vice-president elect mike pence, spent the day at trump tower narrowing down a list of those who will fill key cabinet posts. among those seen in the building...trump's former rival, ted cruz, alabama senator jeff sessions, and steve mnuchin -- the front runner for treasury secretary (steven mnuchin) >> "we're working on the economic plan and the transition, making sure we get the biggest tax bill passed, biggest tax changes since reagan." (harry reid/ senate minority leader) >> "as long as a champion of racial division is a step away from the oval office, it will be impossible to take trump's efforts to heal the
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>> vice president elect mike pence will have lunch with vice president joe biden in washington today... he is also expected to get his first presidential intelligence briefing...just a day after donald trump received his./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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valley along the beltway... and definitely up in the mountains. ..... gusts have already been up to 45 mph... and those could inr 20 mph or higher today. ...... gusty winds for the valley as well and we are very mild right now because of overnight clouds. colder air follows a cold front today and temps fall back tomorrow. highs in the mid 70s today and much colder near 60 tomorrow. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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there's a lot of work happening around the spaghetti bowl due to project neon. for a full list of ramp closures, visit las vegas now dot com. traffic up in the northeast is pretty quiet, but the state is working to improve i-15 between craig and the speedway exits. back to you!///
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crimes continues to grow in the u.s after last week's election. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day we find out how much hate crimes in the u.s. rose from the last two years. ((kirsten joyce)) and 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 m 6pm newscast.. in order to win, you have to watch the 5pm and 6pm newscasts starting today ... and be the 8-th caller when we give you the cue to call. you must be 18-years-old to win, and show that you're a valid nevada resident. again, this starts today in both our 5pm and 6pm newscasts./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) it was a contentious election in a very divided united states for the past year. ((kirsten joyce)) >> since last week's election several anti-trump protests has been popping up across the country and officials are seeing an up-tick in hate crimes,
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revealed in their annual report. it's been one week since election day 2016, and in that time, reports of hate crimes have streamed in from across the country. according to the southern poverty law center, more than 400 cases of harassment or intimidation have been reported in the last seven days. hateful words and symbols have been spray-painted on churches, schools, and in one school, some students stood up at lunch that wall!," there have also been reports of violence against trump supporters. one man was attacked in chicago after a car accident, accused of voting for the republican nominee david wilcox/ victim: "i heard a lady yell, 'that guy's one of those trump supporters' and i turned and i said to her 'that has nothing to do with this'" and
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crimes traces back to before the election. according to a report released by the fbi monday, hate crimes in the u.s. rose 6.8 percent from 2014 to 2015. attacks against muslims rose 67 percent compared to the year before....257 attacks in 2015. that's the highest number of attacks on muslims since 2001, following the al qaeda attacks on 9/11, according to the southern povert addressed the issue and implored people to stop the violence during an interview on '60 minutes,' outgoing senate minority leader harry reid thinks trump needs to do much more sen. harry reid/-d- minority leader -alt with- -d- nevada: stop hiding behind your twitter account. and show america that racism, bullying and bigotry have no place in the white house or in america." ((brian loftus)) we'll bea back after the break.
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people magazine is out with its 'sexiest man alive'... and this year it goes to 'the rock.' dwayne johnson has the bragging rights this time around.
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with hits on both the big and small screens. he's currently in the h-b-o series "ballers." he also topped the forbes 2016 list of highest paid actors... with 64- million- dollars in the past year./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((sherry swensk))
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degrees still at this hour. ............. we're waiting for the winds to pick up and they will through the morning. ....... temps will stay mild today, but the winds will blow up to 40 mph and cause blowing dust and other issues on the road. ....... a cold front will bring the cold air following the winds today and breezy north winds tomorrow. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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construction is underway on i-15 north between craig and the speedway exits. expect to see cones along the sides of the road. back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) 13 going on 30... how many how many times have you heard a teenager being described that way? today's wednesday's child fits that mold... but she also has an openness to
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(( )) so i love a lot of things, outings, adventures, singing, acting, and fun stuff. meet cherry...or "alana"...the name she would like to be called. we're here at the springs preserve because while cherry doesn't like dogs or cats, she does like snakes, and she was hoping to get a glance at one in the preserve's live animal exhibits. (nats) cherry is a dreamer... she claims to have 3 birthdays, and wants to be a singer or you wouldn't believe. she's a smart girl she can remember things really well i could see her being an actress for sure. but first things first, chery knows she needs the foundation of a real family. i'm fine with being adopted. a family that could take me into their house, and raise me till 18. we talk about how that could be her forever home and forever could be beyond 18.
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they see 18 and then what i don't know. cherry wants to keep a connection to her chinese heritage, but also wants to keep up with teenage trends. i love makeup, of course and shopping (points at the camera) don't forget that! (what do you like to shop for?) everything. makeup, close, skin creams, and shoes high heels i love boots i think just finding a place whes her. she has a great personality. very individual kiddo, just a sweetheart ((brian loftus)) >> to get started, call the adoption exchange at 702-436-6335./// ((kirsten joyce)) it's a once in a lifetime opportunity.. that several pro golfers got the chance to do. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up at 5-am..
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hotels. that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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am i actually pushing these guys who ran out of gas six miles on a lonely highway? or is this a metaphor for how i'm constantly pushing myself to make a tastier sandwich? with spicy pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch, and spicy all-white-meat chicken. but judging from the third-degree sunburn, and the fact that i can't feel my legs, i'd say i'm actually pushing this car. there's gotta be a better way to get new customers. the pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich. taste it before it's gone.
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life with a beast, yet one of your teachers argued strongly against your expulsion. i wonder what makes albus dumbledore so fond of you, mr scamander?" ((brian loftus)) the anticipation for the opening of "fantastic beasts and where to find them" is so hight that there is already rumors about a sequel. potter spinoff took place last night in hollywood. "fantastic beasts" is part of the "harry potter" universe and follows the adventures of writer newt scamander, who is the finder of magical creatures. a post on "snitch sneeker" says the storyline in the sequel will begin shortly after the release of the film's premiere installment. but author j.k rowling who tweeted on sunday saying "this isn't correct, "fantastic beasts and where to find them" hits theaters this friday.///
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the winds are heading back into the valley today... bringing with them chilly temperatures to finally bring a taste of fall. get those jackets ready for your weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- ccsd is being sued for a school bullying case. why the parents say they never knew their children were a target. ((brian loftus)) >> and, not every family can afford to have a traditional thanksgiving. we'll tell you how you help out at this year's turkey thon event. (( >> 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 joining us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> i'm kirsten joyce. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk. >

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