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Big decisions for Hawaii

Sunday, native Hawaiians living in Las Vegas spoke their minds on either wanting or not wanting the Hawaiian people to be considered a validated government of their own. The Hawaiian Civics Club says it would be like the status Native Americans have with the U.S. More>>

Beating the heat at Mt. Charleston

Temperatures on Mt. Charleston are more than 20 degrees cooler, making it a popular place for people to visit to beat our summer heat. The general manger of the Mt. Charleston Lodge says business is booming, which helps make up for last summer when the Carpenter 1 Fire forced it to close. More>>

Group helps kids with juvenile arthritis

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness month. More and more children are being diagnosed with the disease every year and the Arthritis Foundation is helping families cope.


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Las Vegan Greg Maddux inducted into Hall of Fame

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Las Vegan Greg Maddux was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday after a stellar career as a pitcher.

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Gr8 museum campaign celebrates the Las Vegas Natural History Museum

Its been around for more than 20 years and now you can go and enjoy the Las Vegas Natural History Museum for free. All you have to do is buy one adult ticket now thru August 10 and you'll get the second ticket free. The deal is being offered as  part of our Gr8 museum campaign.

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Las Vegas Monorail looks ahead to future

Saturday, the monorail celebrated ten years in service. But it has not been a smooth journey. Vanessa Murphy reports on the monorail's past pitfalls and what's in store for the future.

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Police ID person of interest in Bellagio robbery

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a person of interest in the Bellagio Hotel robbery Friday night.



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Business increasing for Nevada car dealerships

Summer is heating up everywhere in southern Nevada especially at local car dealerships. Industry consultants J.D. Power and L.M.C. Automotive predict sales this month will be up nine percent from last year, which means this will be the best July since 2006.

 

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Preventing injuries on the football field

Looking at a new way to protect children in youth sports from long-term brain injuries. The NFL's partner USA Football, worked with Las Vegas coaches of pee-wee football teams. The clinic showed coaches ways players can make those hits, without injuring themselves or other players. More>>

Lake Mead experiences deadly summer

It's been a deadly summer on Lake Mead. In the past week, three people have gone missing after jumping from a boat and trying to swim. One person's body was found, but the two others are still missing. Anchor Paul Joncich shows just how easy it is to get into danger.

 

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Man searches for bracelet honoring fallen comrade

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A Las Vegas man is trying to find his most prized possession which ended up at the bottom of Lake Mohave.
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Lake Mead at lowest level in nearly 80 years

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The Colorado River is running out of water and that's a big problem for the millions of people who live in the Southwest. Lake Mead, which is fed by the river, is now at it's lowest level since the Hoover Dam was built almost 80 years ago.

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112 cats, dog rescued from North Las Vegas home

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Dozens of animals were removed from a home in North Las Vegas on Thursday, with conditions so bad inside paramedics had to be called in to treat animal control officers. More>>

Ex-Nev. lawmaker Brooks sentenced to Calif. prison

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A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison. More>>

Las Vegas neighborhood gets much needed fire station

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Las Vegas firefighters have struggled to get to some eastside homes fast enough for the past 20 years. Their response time is typically more than four minutes which the fire chief says is just too high.

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  • Discover Gr8 Museums: Las Vegas Natural History Museum

    Discover Gr8 Museums: Las Vegas Natural History Museum

    Museums in Las Vegas? You bet! Las Vegas has a rich history and plenty of stories and artifacts to illuminate its past.
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    Museums in Las Vegas? You bet! Las Vegas has a rich history and plenty of stories and artifacts to illuminate its past.More>>
  • Join 8 News NOW for a Night of Baseball Fun!

    Join 8 News NOW for a Night of Baseball Fun!

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:17:45 GMT
    Join us for a night of family fun and baseball at Cashman Field on Friday, August 8th. In addition to fun giveaways and activities during the game, we will be collecting targeted school items for Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) schools. The Las Vegas Down Achieves Project creates the conditions necessary for children to realize their full potential. We are collecting reems of paper that night to benefit the Downtown Achieves Project. The project currently serves 11 downtown schools and ove...More>>
    Join us for a night of family fun and baseball at Cashman Field on Friday, August 8th. In addition to fun giveaways and activities during the game, we will be collecting targeted school items for Las Vegas Downtown Achieves (LVDA) schools. The Las Vegas Down Achieves Project creates the conditions necessary for children to realize their full potential. We are collecting reems of paper that night to benefit the Downtown Achieves Project. The project currently serves 11 downtown schools and ove...More>>
  • Stay #SummerSafe With 8 News NOW!

    Stay #SummerSafe With 8 News NOW!

    Every year in Las Vegas, summer safety is a big concern. You can help spread the word by using the social hashtag #SummerSafe. Brought to you by our proud partner, United Nissan. This month’s focus is on pool safety. For millions of Americans, swimming pools and spas are great places for families to spend time together having fun. Yet it’s important to ensure everyone stays safe in and around pools and spas.

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    Every year in Las Vegas, summer safety is a big concern. You can help spread the word by using the social hashtag #SummerSafe. Brought to you by our proud partner, United Nissan. This month’s focus is on pool safety. For millions of Americans, swimming pools and spas are great places for families to spend time together having fun. Yet it’s important to ensure everyone stays safe in and around pools and spas.

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  • New therapies for epilepsy

    New therapies for epilepsy

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:00:14 GMT
    pilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients’ lives. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the horizon.More>>
    pilepsy is a chronic neurological condition that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. Uncontrollable seizures plague these patients’ lives. Until now, the only treatments were drugs and major surgery, but new therapies are on the horizon.More>>
  • Study touts health care workers with less than bachelor's degree

    Study touts health care workers with less than bachelor's degree

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:08:05 GMT
    Among Las Vegas workers with less than a bachelor’s degree only 3.5 percent hold jobs in the most common health care occupations, the lowest percentage among the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, the Brookings Institution reported Wednesday night.More>>
    Among Las Vegas workers with less than a bachelor’s degree only 3.5 percent hold jobs in the most common health care occupations, the lowest percentage among the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, the Brookings Institution reported Wednesday night.More>>
  • Breath test can test for illnesses

    Breath test can test for illnesses

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:00:17 GMT
    With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis, but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions and all it takes is a simple breath.More>>
    With most diseases, an early diagnosis means a better prognosis, but sometimes it's difficult, painful and expensive to test for illnesses. Now there's a new way to spot a variety of conditions and all it takes is a simple breath.More>>
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