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january 15-th at valley high school. court records show she has posted a 5- thousand dollar bond. school police say they received information from another agency that lafave may have been having an inappropriate relationship with a student. what you're looking at now is what appears to be her facebook page. she is still listed on the valley high school website as a special education teacher... meaning she would work with children with intellectual disabilities. her next court date is scheduled for march 30-th./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the naval medical center in san diego says it found no signs of a gunman or a shooting after a lockdown this morning. a navy spokesman says three gunshots were reported by a single witness. the hospital posted on it's facebook page that an active shooter was reported.. and people were told to run.. hide.. or fight. first repsonders and dogs cleared the building going room to room.. . there are no reports of injuries./// ((kirsten joyce)) > a person is dead and another in critical condition after a nasty crash. a car turned into another
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causing it to roll and hit two utility poles. the 21-year-old female passenger was killed. the 24-year-old driver is in critical condition. the 21-year-old driver of the car that caused the crash was with police. this is the 8th fatal crash in metro's jurisdiction so far this year./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the federal offices in washington d-c are once again closed today. a winter storm dumped 22 inches of snow across d-c this weekend. the city is continuing to dig out. the blizzard ranks as one of the top five snow storms on record for the washington dulles airport./// ((kirsten joyce)) > there are no snowstorms here. tony smith is here with your forecast for the rest of the day... still working
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breezy conditions can be expected in the colorado river valley again this afternoon. a pacific storm will bring the potential for unsettled weather to much of the region late in the coming weekend -- possibly sunday overnight into monday."> ((kirsten joyce)) > advocates of nevada's new school choice voucher program are holding a rally at the cashman center today. the rally is timed with national rallies for what is dubbed " school choice week" and began at 10 o'clock. the program has been controversial in nevada....
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it allows public school students to go to private school.. and take their portion of state funding with them to off-set the cost./// ((kirsten joyce)) > republican presidential candidate jeb bush is campaigning in elko today. he has been touting nevada's school choice program as a model for education reform. this is video from bush's campaign stop in las vegas in october. he has been trying to rally support here over the last month. bush has several high profile nevada republicans backing him.. but has been lagging behind in the polls./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the nevada first in the west caucuses are a month away. and iowa's first up caucus is just one week away. so while jeb bush is here... the front- runners are in iowa trying to drum up last minute support. edward lawrence has more on their push for voters: < with just six days to go until the first votes are cast in iowa - presidential candidates can see the finish line. ( sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "we're in the final
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presidential candidates) "this is now crunch time, this is crunch time right." the latest poll out this morning shows donald trump has now regained a lead in iowa - but ted cruz is within the margin of error so trump isn't pulling any punches - including his favorite jab - pointing out cruz's birthplace. ( donald trump/(r) presidential candidates) "he's candadian - the man from canada." "he could run right now for prime minister of canada, he'd have no problem." cruz is hitting back with a series of t-v ads - including this one aimed at iowa's evangelical voters. "look, i am pro- choice in every respect." and cruz says there's a reason the establishment is lining up behind the businessman. ( sen. ted cruz/(r-tx) presidential candidate) "trump will cut a deal. trump will expand government spending, expand the debt." ( edward lawrence/cbs news/washingto n, d.c.) the democratic side is just as tight with hillary clinton and bernie sanders in a dead heat - but sanders has been gaining ground on clinton in iowa. both spoke at a democratic forum hosted by cnn monday night. ( sen. bernie sanders/(i-vt) democratic esy: cnn) "i think we are touching a nerve with the american people who understand that establishment politics is just not good enough." clinton tried to reassure one young voter that the rpublican attacks against her are because
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(: hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate/court esy: cnn) "i've been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age." clinton trails sanders for young voters - but historically that's a group that doesn't show up to caucus. edward lawrence for cbs news, washington. > ((kirsten joyce)) we are your election headquarters throughout the political season. you can watch politicsnow at sundays at 5:30 p-m.. and stay up to date on campaign news on las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) > escaped prisoners manhunt: (( brown: "he is incredibly violent" )) ((kirsten joyce)) the three california inmates on the loose.. including one described as a hannibal lecter... ((kirsten joyce)) keeping children healthy. the new health care option for school kids in the valley... providing a wide array of services. ///
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> now nevada's first choice fodramatic warning about the danger posed by one of the escapees in a southern california jail break. an orange county prosecutor is quoted as saying, "they let hannibal lecter out." the three escaped inmates are among 15 prisoners who have gotten out through the roof since the jail opened in 19-68. the sheriff's deparment is pleading with the public for help finding them: (( officer phuong nguien/orange county sheriff dept.) it is extremely important for them to
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because they are extremely armed and dangerous" )) ((kirsten joyce)) two of the men are thought to have gang ties and face murder or attempted murder charges. the third... hossein nayeri (hoo-sane nigh- air-ee) is accused of kidnapping and torture.. including setting a man on fire. police are still trying to figure out how they got the tools for their escape... cutting through.... to get to tunnels... then climbing down a rope made of linens./// ((kirsten joyce)) > taxi drivers in france are shutting down roads and busy highways across the country. in marseille some taxi drivers set tires on fire as riot police moved in. the drivers are demonstrating against working conditions.. particularly competition from services like uber. the company has faced a string of legal challenges in france. and taxi drivers say their revenues have fallen as much as 50 percent in the last few months./// ((kirsten joyce)) > doctors may be providing better heart disease care for men than for women. the american heart association
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remains under- diagnosed and under-treated... especially for african- americans. the group says women's heart attacks may have different causes and symptoms than men's.. such as type of plaque and build-up./// ((kirsten joyce)) > thousands of valley kids now have a new health care option. the foundation for positively kids' is opening its doors to its newest school- based health care center today near hollywood boulevard and carey at bob bailey middle school. it will offer sick visits... well-checks.. immunizations... and other services. it will be open the school district students who are 18 or young... and thier siblings.. the center will offer medicaid application assistance and referrals as well./// ((kirsten joyce)) > dealing with el nino. the state of emergency the unusually strong weather system is creating up and down the california coast.... it's a sunny day.. and we will be getting sunnier this week. how soon you may be putting that jacket away.. next...
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unusually strong el nino this winter is have another impact in california... coastal erosion. strong tides and heavy waves are washing away sandy beaches.. leaving nothing but rocks behind in some instances. a few areas have apartment buildings teetering on the edge of eroded cliffs. in pacifica... a local emergeny was declared because of the disappearing coastline./// ((tony smith )) > those el nino rains there are expected to continue through march...
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have battered california and are expected to continue well into spring. while the rains were welcomed after four years of drought, they have been alarming for the tens of millions of people living in the state's coastal communities. here at home -- a strong ridge of high pressure will build over the west much of this week bringing dry conditions and a gradual warming trend. expect a pretty quiet weather pattern into the weekend. regarding the northerly winds...expect the wind to blow near or just above lake wind advisory levels...but all criteria. expect breezy conditions to persist through early afternoon with probably a slow downward trend by late afternoon. a pacific storm will bring the potential for unsettled weather to much of the region late in the coming weekend. the medium range models continue to indicate the potential for an
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across the forecast area from north to south saturday through monday. confidence in impacts is low at this point due to disagreement among the models with respect to precipitation and other details. however...chanc es for precipitation exist for most sites within the forecast area and the best window appears to be sunday and sunday night. so, here's your forecast: today: sunny, with a high near 58. north northeast wind around 7 mph. tonight: mostly clear, with a low around 40. calm wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph. becoming west southwest around 6 mph. wednesday: sunny, with a high near 60. light and variable wind.
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with a low around 43. west wind 3 to 5 mph. thursday: sunny, with a high near 65. west wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. thursday night: mostly clear, with a low around 44. fridaymostly sunny, with a high near 65. friday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 48. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 68. saturday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 48. sunday: a slight chance of rain. partly sunny, with a high near 59. remember, we got your covered anytime of the day on our website lasvegas.com -- just look for the the weather tab. also, let's get social and follow your 8 news now weather team on social media. now you know!!! :)> < ((weather toss))>
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with contaminated water: (( lyn davis / sebring resident ) "i don't understand why they wouldn't' tell us)) the ohio town going through a water crisis similar to flint... and what state officials want to be done about it... <
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criminal investigation... after the operator of a water treatment plant in northeast ohio failed to notify the public that they may be drinking dangerous water. it's similar to the water problems plaguing flint michigan. brian webb reports: < bottled water and lead testing kits poured into sebring, ohio after residents were notified that their water may not be safe to drink. ( lyn davis / sebring resident ) "i don't understand why they wouldn't' tell us, so they could keep us from having to go through illnesses." officials
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copper were found in seven of 20 older homes during tests dating back to last summer. but it wasn't until last week that city officials issued a public notice warning children and pregnant women not to drink the water. ( state representative john boccieri ) obviously there's a notification issue. sebring's plant and distribution system are considered safe. but the slightly acidic water caused some pipes to leak the metals into the water supply. the head of ohio's epa has suspended the town's water plant manager from working at the treatment plant... saying he submitted "misleading, inaccurate or false reports." ( heidi griesmer / ohio epa ) "we also recognize our office was probably too patient with the village as they were working with them to get the proper notification out." schools in sebring are cancelled today for the third day in a row. > ((kirsten joyce)) > state officials will hold screening clinics at the elementary
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ohio's water treatment plant serves about 81-hundred homes./// ((kirsten joyce)) > in flint michigan... water bottles are pouring in to help those hit by their water crisis. walmart.. coke.. pepsi.. and nestle say they are sending six million bottles of water.. enough for the cities 10- thousand students through the rest of the year. across the country many others are chipping in and donating as well. flint gained national attention after their tap water was found to be contaminated with toxic levels of lead. state and federal officials there have struggled to provide clean water for residents./// ((kirsten joyce)) > spinning for a win. we will introduce you to the two local teens who will be on wheel of fortune tonight...
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four...getting creative in the snow. how some on the east coast are getting some attention for their makeshift igloo... and how it almost became a popular destination for travelers ./// ((kirsten joyce)) > tonight.. two las vegas teens will try their luck on the wheel of fortune! it's all part of "teen best friend week ." taylor berkabile and emma shepherd from legacy high school in north las vegas will be competing. they said they're still in shock that they made it on the show.. but said it was an unbelievable experience: ((taylor: "it was completely, unexpected when they called us and said we had made it." emma: "it was everything i would have dreamed it would be. it was different then i thought it would be. but it was definitely better. " )) ((kirsten joyce)) of course the girls couldn't say who won the game show... you'll have to find that out tonight at seven... right here on channel 8./// ((kirsten joyce)) > that's all
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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>> brooke: katie can never find out. she can never know that you're
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