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 2020-02-18 12:47 

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Hamlin and Newman contrast risk and reward at Daytona 500...

In a single thrilling lap around NASCAR's most storied track, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman displayed the risks and rewards of the dangerous sport they both love....

 2020-02-18 12:44 

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PHOTOS: Denny Hamlin celebrates Daytona 500 win...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin captured his second straight Daytona 500 on a day Ryan Newman was taken to a hospital following a fiery wreck at the finish line. Hamlin joined six Hall of F......

 2020-02-18 07:28 

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New bill would reclassify 911 dispatchers as first responders...

A new bill could give 911 dispatchers the recognition some say is long overdue. The bill would reclassify dispatcher jobs as first responders....

 2020-02-18 07:16 

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Massive turnout, lack of resources lead to long early voting wait times...

Massive wait times continue, as early voting for the Nevada caucus enters the final stretch....

 2020-02-18 06:54 

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I-Team: Las Vegas homicide rates dropped over the last 3 years, Metro says...

Homicide rates are down in Las Vegas. Metro Police reported a nearly 30% drop in murders last year, and a 40% drop since 2017. According to Sheriff Joe Lombardo it's no accident murders, an......

 2020-02-18 06:07 

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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits...

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow ......

 2020-02-17 05:24 

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1 dead, 3 hurt after motorcycle gang shootout at Texas bar...

One person has been killed and three others injured following a shootout between rival motorcycle gangs at a bar in Midland Texas....

 2020-02-17 05:09 

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All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe...

CHICAGO (AP) — As expected, this All-Star weekend has been largely about paying tribute to the life of Kobe Bryant. The first All-Star MVP award named for him was being handed out Sunday night. And......

 2020-02-17 05:00 

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Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155 in revamped format...

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Davis made a game-ending free throw to give Team LeBron a 157-155 win over Team Giannis in the revamped NBA All-Star Game. The game's format was overhauled to put in el......

 2020-02-17 04:07 

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Plane makes emergency landing after issue with landing gear...

A plane traveling from Australia to Los Angeles international airport on Sunday afternoon declared an in-flight emergency after it reported an issue with the landing gear....

 2020-02-17 02:29 

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Game show "Catch 21" looking for Las Vegas contestants...

It's been a staple on the Game Show Network since 2008, now the hit show "Catch 21" is coming to Las Vegas. Game Show Network is casting for the trivia-meets-blackjack game show u......

 2020-02-17 02:07 

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Tonawanda community shaken after two people die in a crash involving six cars...

The crash happened shortly after 11 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Sheridan Dr. and Military Rd....

 2020-02-17 01:42 

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2-time Daytona 500 champ Johnson ready for one final ride...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson's golf cart ride to a meet-and-greet was scrapped Sunday because of tightened security, so he had to walk. Johnson paused when he saw the 22-foot hig......

 2020-02-17 01:40 

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Rains postpones Daytona 500, dampening event, Trump's visit...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donal......

 2020-02-17 01:37 

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Another Mississippi inmate dies; no signs of injuries...

Mississippi corrections officials say a 42-year-old inmate has died, making him at least the 18th inmate to die in the state's troubled prison system since late December....

 2020-02-17 00:37 

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Rains postpones Daytona 500, dampening event, Trump's visit...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012. The stoppage dampened NASCAR's season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from Pre......

 2020-02-17 00:13 

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Home plunges into Tennessee River...

Two homes collapsed from a landside along the Tennessee River....

 2020-02-16 23:45 

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Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans. He's the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500 and as grand marshal, he ......

 2020-02-16 23:17 

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Deer runs through grocery store...

Brigitte Dan was in the meat department with her family when she thought she saw a dog heading toward her. Then, she realized it was a deer and shot this video of it....

 2020-02-16 23:14 

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USS Arizona crew member, Pearl Harbor survivor dies at age 97...

One of the remaining USS Arizona crew members who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has died....

 2020-02-16 22:26 

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Police investigate officer-involved shooting in south valley...

Metro is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in the south valley Sunday afternoon....

 2020-02-16 22:13 

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LIVE: Biden, Klobuchar, Buttigieg speak at 'Moving America Forward' forum...

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg will participate in the "Moving America Forward" forum on Sunday at UNLV....

 2020-02-16 22:09 

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Elton John, sick with pneumonia, cuts New Zealand show short...

An emotional Elton John had to cut short a performance in New Zealand on Sunday after he lost his voice due to walking pneumonia and had to be assisted off stage....

 2020-02-16 20:38 

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WATCH: Army father surprises daughter at school after returning home from deployment...

A Long Island, New York 5th grader got an extra special Valentine this year. It was her dad....

 2020-02-16 19:55 

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PHOTOS: Daytona 500 kicks off NASCAR racing season...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will try to become the first driver in 25 years to win consecutive Daytona 500's this weekend. But the race is full unknowns. The first four events le......

 2020-02-16 19:37 

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Americans in Japan to trade one quarantine for another...

An American couple are cutting short a 14-day quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo, to be flown back to the United States....

 2020-02-16 19:18 

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Boy in wheelchair notices Target ad featuring a child just like himself...

A photo of a young boy who noticed the diversity on an advertisement inside a Target store in Peoria, Arizona is making rounds on the internet with a sweet message....

 2020-02-16 18:51 

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LIVE: Pete Buttigieg holds rally in Las Vegas...

Pete Buttigieg will hold a rally in Las Vegas at Rancho High School on Sunday....

 2020-02-16 17:21 

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NV Dems: Nearly 12,000 voters participate in first day of early voting for Nevada Democratic caucus...

The Nevada State Democratic Party said in a tweet that they had nearly 12,000 Nevada Democrats participate in the first day of early voting....

 2020-02-16 16:25 

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Golden Knights fan wins $30K during intermission challenge...

One lucky and very talented Knights fan walked home with $30,000 after an intermission challenge during the Knights vs. Islanders game Saturday night!...

 2020-02-16 16:10 

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Live at Noon ET: Daytona 500 picks, analysis with special guests on Countdown to Daytona...

On Sunday's live pre-race special of Countdown to Daytona, co-hosts Dan Lucas and Kevin Connolly are joined by Daytona 500 driver Brendan Gaughan, who will be suiting up for NASCAR's mo......

 2020-02-16 15:18 

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Noah Gragson gives Earnhardt another win at Daytona...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Noah Gragson won his first career Xfinity Series race when Saturday's opener was stopped on the final lap by a crash well behind the winning JR Motorsports Chevrole......

 2020-02-16 15:15 

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One driver's dream will become reality in the Daytona 500...

On Sunday, the 62nd Daytona 500 will add its next legend....

 2020-02-16 15:09 

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WEB EXTRA: 8 News Now speaks with Pete Buttigieg in one-on-one interview...

Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg spoke with 8 News Now reporter Orko Manna, as early voting kicks off in Nevada....

 2020-02-16 06:51 

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Orangutan granted 'personhood' turns 34, makes new friend...

An orangutan who was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina and later found a new home in Florida celebrated her 34th birthday on Valentine's Day with a special new friend....

 2020-02-16 06:30 

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Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0...

Marc-Andre Fleury got his 60th career shutout, Reilly Smith scored late in the second period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 1-0....

 2020-02-16 06:06 

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Springs Preserve hosts Black History Month Festival...

Folks gathered at the Springs Preserve Saturday afternoon to celebrate Black History Month. There was plenty of entertainment on hand, including music, dancing, educational sessions and plenty of f......

 2020-02-16 05:14 

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Defense attorney: Man accused of killing 8 'just snapped'...

Opening arguments have begun in the death penalty trial of a man accused of killing eight people in Mississippi in 2017....

 2020-02-16 04:34 

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Voters stuck in line for 5+ hours at polling location...

For some voting on Saturday was a quick and easy process, for others it took a few hours to get through lines. At one location, it was a day-long affair....

 2020-02-16 03:54 

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LIVE: Democratic candidates speak at "Kick-Off to Caucus" event...

With early voting already underway and the caucus one week away, the candidates are all over town and have been at several forums. On Saturday night, Clark County Democrats have their "Caucus 2020 ......

 2020-02-16 02:40 

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Voters take advantage of first day of early voting...

The political spotlight is on our state this weekend, as early voting for the Nevada caucus officially begins....

 2020-02-16 02:29 

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Another Mississippi inmate dies; no foul play suspected...

Another Mississippi inmate has died, making him at least the 17th inmate in the state's troubled prison system to have died in less than two months. Officials say no foul play is suspected in......

 2020-02-16 02:06 

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Early voting draws long lines at Coronado High School, other parts of Las Vegas valley...

All eyes are on the state of Nevada because the Democratic caucus is now underway. Early voting kicked off Saturday across the state and the Las Vegas valley and the lines at a lot of locations ha......

 2020-02-16 01:32 

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China reports fall in new virus cases for 3rd straight day...

BEIJING (AP) — China has reported a drop in new virus cases for the third straight day. The country's National Health Commission says there are 2,009 new cases in mainland China, bringing its......

 2020-02-16 00:49 

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Reid says Biden will do well in diverse Nevada's caucuses...

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wouldn't say Saturday whether he's told any of the eight Democrats running for president to drop out of the race but says people should not coun......

 2020-02-16 00:47 

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School to hold vigil for siblings hit by car walking home from school...

Somerset Academy is holding a candlelight vigil for the siblings that were hit by a truck while walking home from school on Friday in North Las Vegas. It happened near the Somerset Academy Losee ca......

 2020-02-16 00:44 

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NBA renames All-Star MVP Award to honor Kobe Bryant...

In an announcement made by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, the league will be renaming the NBA All-Star MVP award after the late Kobe Bryant. Bryant was killed along with his daughter, Gianna, and ei......

 2020-02-16 00:38 

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Nevada Democrats say health care a top issue...

Lindsy Judd says her family currently has no health insurance because it's too expensive. She was among several voters who told The Associated Press on Saturday they made Bernie Sanders their......

 2020-02-16 00:24 

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WEB EXTRA: 8 News Now speaks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in one-on-one interview...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke with 8 News Now reporter Orko Manna for a one-on-one interview, as early voting gets underway in Nevada....

 2020-02-16 00:08 

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PSU alums: McGloin struggles, Thompkins shines in XFL match-up...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTAJ) — It was a match-up of two Penn State alums at Audi Field in Washington D.C. New York Guardians quarterback Matt McGloin was on one sideline, while D.C. Defenders wide......

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