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‘Keep America Great’ rally at Las Vegas Convention Center

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — President Trump’s rally is underway inside the Las Vegas Convention Center.

8 News NOW Reporter, Hector Mejia, was outside the convention center Friday morning with crowds lined up for Trump’s “Keep America Great” rally.

Here’s a look at the crowds. Doors open in about 30 mins. for Pres. Trump’s ‘Keep America Great!’ rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center. @8NewsNow #8NN pic.twitter.com/KH2Q3KrDQW

— Hector Mejia (@hectormejianews) February 21, 2020

The rally happened on one of the busiest weeks for Nevada Democrats. It’s a critical time in Nevada politics with both Democrats and Republicans campaigning in Las Vegas... Read More

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WEB EXTRA: 8 News NOW sits down with Amy Klobuchar in one-on-one interview

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Senator Amy Klobuchar sat down with 8 News NOW for a one-on-one interview to discuss a variety of topics, just ahead of the highly anticipated Nevada caucus on Saturday.

Sen. Klobuchar discusses her policy positions on issues such as health care, climate change, and the economy. She also talks about her 5th place standing in the newly-released 8 News NOW / Emerson College poll, and how she has been working to gather support in Nevada, including from communities of color. ... Read More

NV Dems detail how results will be reported on caucus day

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – With less than 24 hours before caucus day, the Nevada State Democratic Party detailed how it plans to report on the caucus results.

The state party says their focus is to make the process secure, efficient and easy while at the same time ensuring measures are taken to address the problems that surfaced after the failure of the app used to calculate results in the Iowa Caucus.

“The party has a backup plan, “said Tom Perez, Chairman for the Democratic National Committee on Thursday.    

The
process includes backups, redundancies and an extensive paper trail that will
look like this: ... Read More

Two-Minute Sports: Friday Feb. 21

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – It’s a busy sports weekend in Las Vegas. Ron Futrell of 8 News Now has details on the Vegas Golden Knights success, NASCAR hits the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, there’s a Heavyweight Championship fight in town and the Rebel basketball team faces one of their toughest tests of the season.

The Knights have won 4 in a row after beating Tampa Bay on Thursday. In his first game with the Knights, new defenseman Alec Martinez scored a goal and got an assist. The Knights are now in first place in the Pacific Division and face Florida on Saturday at home.

NASCAR races this weekend at the LVMS. The Xfinity Race is Saturday, Cup Race on Sunday. On the minds of the racers will be the crash on the final turn of the Daytona 500 earlier this week where Ryan Newman escaped serious injury... Read More

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WEB EXTRA: How to caucus

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Are you confused about how a caucus works? Watch this video to learn everything you need to know about how to caucus ahead of the Nevada caucus on Saturday... Read More

North Las Vegas Police searching for missing, endangered man

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police are asking for your help in finding a man who went missing the morning of Feb. 18. Police say 53-year-old Vincent Sablan was last seen walking in a neighborhood near Aliante Parkway and Elkhorn Road.

Sablan is described as a Hawaiian male, 5’7″ tall, about 225 pounds, bald with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red color coat, blue jeans, a reflective vest, and dark shoes.

Sablan has diabetes, which he takes medicine for, and down syndrome. He has not taken his medication since Tuesday.

It should be noted that HIPPA permits disclosure upon request to law enforcement, and is authorized pursuant, 45 C.F.R. section 154.512... Read More

LIVE: President Donald Trump hosts ‘Keep America Great Rally’

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — With less than 24 hours before for the Nevada Democratic caucus, President Trump is holding a “Keep America Great Rally” at the Las Vegas Convention Center at noon on Friday.

It is expected that he will highlight issues on the economy and job creation.

“President Trump has delivered for Nevada creating 125,600 new jobs since his election, including 16,800 new manufacturing jobs and 24,400 new construction jobs,” said Michael Glassner, Chief Operating Officer of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. “President Trump looks forward to celebrating this success and more with the great men and women of Nevada.”

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8 News NOW Reporter Joe Moeller is at the event providing live updates... Read More