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figure the cause of deadly car wreck that one family is recovering from. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...today is the last day to voice you're opinon on the ccsd's reorganization plan ((brian loftus)) >> and...dust storms from phoenix are the cause of the dense fog ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for waking up with kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) and i'm brian loftus hazy skies are covering the valley thanks to the trouble coming out of phoenix. here's a look at the massive wall of dust rolling into phoenix yesterday. heavy rains also rolled over the city. this was pretty dangerous for drivers... because visibility is extremely low./// ((brian loftus))
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felt not far from here... heavy rains caused this bad flooding in tucson, arizona. intersections throughout the city flooded... and at least one car was totally submerged. they're dealing with rain that's expected to carry on into this morning./// ((kirsten joyce)) a little bit of a lightning show for southern nevada last night... compliments of arizona. the lightning you see on your screen is from across state lines. locally, no rain to speak of... but we were able to see the light show looking east from the valley./// ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. sherry how's the
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big storms yesterday in arizona with that tropical moisutre. ........ we'll stay dry and not as hot. .............. back to you
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diamond/jones. the us 95 south ramp to south rancho remains closed. you will be detoured at mlk.
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about a monkey who was on a frontier airplane. initial reports said that a passenger smuggled the monkey on the flight and at some point it escaped custody but officials at mccaran are saying that the monkey was an emotional support service animal. and that the passenger had all the required paperwork on the about why a henderson family's car rolled over on i-15 ... killing three people inside. in the wake of tragedy though, the valley is responding with love and support. so far- more than 50 thousand dollars has been raised for the surviving victims. the mother joy and her son in law kekoa are expected to make a full physical recovery -- and should be home by the end of the week. they are emotionally distraught but thankful to be alive. (( "joy asked me this
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people. and, the penoa family as well. they're in awe of the support and love that they've recieved and they ask that i just extend their gratitude and thanks for the love and support and compassion that has been shown to their family. it's inspiring. the good that we've seen." 00;24;16)) ((brian loftus)) joy's husband, son, and daughter were all killed in sunday's crash in moapa valley. crash. police are still looking into why the driver drifted left, causing that crash. ((brian loftus)) if you've ever had a question you wanted to ask someone in law enforcement... let us know! we're asking sheriff joe lombardo questions from the viewers every wednesday... during our new segment, morning cup of joe. to submit a question... just go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. you can find out if your question was chosen.. joe lombardo every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m./// ((kirsten joyce))
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the clark county school district. last night was the 7th of 8 town hall meetings regarding this reorganization plan which has been out for two weeks. the current preliminary plan would give more power to schools.... allowing organizational teams to outsource services. residents gave their two cents at the clark county government center commission chambers. (( denise bassett/ccsd bus driver: "we're scared, we're hurt, we feel unappreciated, we need to feel like you guys want us." )) (("you're going to lose a lot of g people that love kids, that want to be here...that can't. we can't afford to be here.")) (("you're going to be empower to speak up, to demand your job has the resources needed to do what you need to do and that's to deliver." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> vellardita says this plan is to call out ineffeciency and ineptness of a top down dollar
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meeting will be tomorrow at 6...at the winchester cultural center. from then on the committee will finalize plans by the middle of next week....then it's on to the state board for approval./// ((brian loftus)) several newborns are being removed out of maryland hospital due to a deadly bacteria outbreak. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the number of infants who are affected and how many had to be removed is next. >> and we go behind the scenes to figure out what "cupping" is... that has everybody talking. ((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)) start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." each week we'll hear from one of our southern nevada local mayors. you can submit your questions on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered.// ((kirsten joyce)) metro now has the man accused of sexually assaulting a hotel worker in custody. 22-year-old ivon major was located and arrested early this morning after concerned citizens
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on air and online. a hotel employee was assaulted saturday while on the job. major will face charges of battery, sexual assault, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and open and gross lewdness. anyone with information in this case is urged to call crime stoppers./// ((brian loftus)) a hospital in maryland has moved 9 babies out of its neonatal intensive care unit and into another hospital this after three babies tested deadly bacteria. adam may is outside prince george's hospital center in maryland with the latest. this is the pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria found in the noses of 3 babies in the neo-natal care unit at prince george's hospital center. hospital staff have moved those babies and 6 others to another hospital. (carnell cooper/chief medical officer/dimensions health system) this is out of an abundance of concern for safety doctors say the three babies are all clinically asymptomaticand may not be infected. pathologists are investigating the recent deaths
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have yet to find a direct link. carnell cooper/chief medical officer/dimensions health system) "there have been no clear deaths associated with these infections." according to the centers for disease control and prevention, 51-thousand people in a healthcare setting get infected with pseudomonas aeruginosa every year. 13 percent of those cases are resistant to many drugs and 400 people die each year. william schaffner/infectious disease specialist/vanderbilt medical center) patients in the hospital who tend to get pseudomonas infections are already very, ve i " hospital officials believe the bacteria originated in water pipes leading into the hospital. they stopped using the water in the nicu several days ago and wednesday they'll begin the process of disinfecting the plumbing." tatiana flores heard the news when she came to the hospital to visit her newborn nephew. tatiana flores/nephew just born) "it worries me a lot." hospital officials say they have no clinical evidence that any other patients have been put at risk. adam may for cbs news, cheverly, maryland. ((brian loftus)) >> in hospitals, where the
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the bacteria can be spread on the hands of healthcare workers or by equipment that gets contaminated./// ((kirsten joyce)) still to come on 8 news now good day... a popular show on the strip is saying 'goodbye caesars!" ((brian loftus)) >> the new venue ... where absinthe will be hitting the stage./// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((kirsten joyce))
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for over 300,000 nevadans, social security means a secure retirement. but in washington, congressman joe heck supports privatizing it... turning our savings over to wall street... and risking it 's plan means billions more in fees for wall street. and they've donated over half a million dollars to his campaigns. those numbers speak for themselves. joe heck is a threat to a secure retirement, because he's part of the problem in washington. afscme people is responsible
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ready for a change of scenery. the hit show will be moving out of the "spiegel tent" outside
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later this year. the show will take over the former ballroom space inside the modern supper club "rose rabbit lie." the last day "absinthe" will perform at caesars palace is october 21-st./// ((brian loftus)) we're almost a month away from this year's "life is beautiful" festival... and single day tickets are about to go on sale. on thursday morning at ten.. you'll be able to choose the date you want to go. this is a look at the headliners for each night... "mumford and sons" plays friday september 23-rd... j- cole performs the next night... an for sunday./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at
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we'll stay that way another day. ........... we hit 103 yesterday, so still warm, but not overly hot. ............ the air is dry and we won't get any of that tropical moisture
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and new mexico. ............. temps right now in the 80s around the valley. .......... still warm in laughlin at 90 right now. ........... flash flood watches over the desert with more heavy rain today... ....... temps in the 90s for us for a couple of days. then a hotter weekend. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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lane closures along the strip. expect some delays in the area. up in the northwest, crews are working to construct the westbound 215 ramp to southbound 95. buffalo and cimarron are under construction for a city improvement project.
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eyebrows during this year's olympics. >> we'll take a look at the new cupping therapy that's taking rio by storm. you're watching 8 news now good day. ((sherry swensk))
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with circular marks on his body
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looked into "cupping," and why there are some who are not on board. ((sound of cupping)) ((vanessa murphy)) cupping is a regular practice here at legacy oriental medical center. ((huiwen zhang/oriental medical doctor: they feel wow, i feel loosened up now. it's not as tight as before now.)) ((vanessa murphy)) huiwen zhang says she's an oriental medical doctor and treats patients to improve circulation and for chronic conditions like arthritis with cupping. ((zhang: some people like it and some people don't like it because they murphy)) a mark like this one seen on olympic champion michael phelps who says he turned to cupping for muscle soreness and pain... ((phelps sound)) ((vanessa murphy)) so if he took home the gold, cupping must work, right? ((dr. dale carrison/umc: if i'd had a chance to talk to him, i'd go ya know, mr. phelps, let me tell you wexactly what's going on so you udnerstand why this is not gonna do anything.)) ((vanessa murphy)) doctor dale carrison heads the
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murphy/reporter: could cupping be harmful? carrison: cupping could be harmful beccause it could create blood clots in a bad place.)) ((vanessa murphy)) he says cupping simply draws blood to the skin and compares a mark like this to a big blood blister. ((carrison: everybody known what a hickey is. okay, you get a hickey from somebody sucked on your neck. okay, and it used to be big with teenagers. well if that was true all the teenagers that had hickeys would be more healthy than the ones that didn't.)) ((vanessa murphy)) zhiang says oriental medicine traditional medicine because it's more of a nature healing art.... but carrison calls cupping false science with no studies to back it up. as for phelps, carrison refers to the placebo effect. if you believe it works...it just might help. ((carrison: if you can do soemthing that will make you 1000th of a second faster, that may be the difference between you being a world champion or losing.))
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oriental medical doctors... and there's years of education and exams required to become an oriental medical doctor....cupping is part of that training. but to a traditional physician like carrison....they are not doctors because they haven't graduated from traditional medical school.// we'll be right back........///
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a little break in the heat..... and some hazy skies... sherry has your weather now forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...with gun rights and gun control in the balance, the n-r-a sets up shop in southern nevada:. ((brian loftus)) >> and... donald trump raised a lot eyebrows at a rally ... when talking about second ammendment rights. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) voters will have a say come november on an issue that will shape our state's future on gun sales. thanks for waking up with us i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus if passed..."question one" would require nevadans to go through a federally licenced gun dealer for private sales and transfers. volunteers from across the state united at the field office to discuss the ballot measure and make calls to residents.

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