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punch. the sentence handed down for a man who killed a well known las vegas private investigator... ((katier boer)) >> pretty tame today... but another heat up is on the way...
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but there are still more questions than answers, creating a range of reactions from parents. ((christopher prado poorer communities, they're probably gonna have pooer schools and richer schools are gonna have wealthy schools )) ((staysha barranco, mom i just think it would be beneficial if every school district was able to go and work with their own issues, their own test scores, what struggles with their students )) sharie johnson it started in 2015 when the legislature approved a bill to come up with a plan to reorganize ccsd. the deadline is next year. and the plan rolls out 20 benefits students and teachers. ((staysha barranco, mom i just wish, maybe if it was different prencincts and everything they could supply our teachers better )) ((christopher prado we need teachers to get paid well; they're right there spending the most time with our kids than we are )) the meeting is at the winchester cultural center on mcleod drive. tomorrrow, the committe is releasing revisions to their preliminary plan./// ((dave courvoisier)) the first day of school is approaching quickly...
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supplies. that's why we're holding the "gr8 school supply drive." we've teamed up with smith's and silver state schools credit union to collect donations. the drive runs through friday... you can find a list of drop- off locations on las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) questions remain as to how a man boarded a flight with a service monkey - without the airline's knowledge. good evening, i'm dave courvoisier ((christianne klein)) >> ...and i'm christianne klein in for denise today. the incident happened during a tuesday night flight from columbus ohio to las vegas. metro police later verified the primate's status. 8 news now reporter kar international airport with a closer look at the guidelines when traveling with animals. karen? ((karen castro)) >> traveling with pets is becoming more popular for different reasons. in response, airlines are making accommodations. but the requirements are more strict for pets... compared to emotional support and service animals. ((cheryl mangled - traveling with pet: i had to call ahead and arrange for her spot.)) ((karen castro)) cheryl mangled flew in from chicago with her furry friend, zoey.
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125 dollars, get a health certificate for her dog, and make sure she was in a carrier at all times. ((cheryl mangled - traveling with pet: they're not allowed out or anything so whatever she's in, she has to stay in.)) ((karen castro)) while pet rules vary by airline... traveling guidelines are typically different for emotional support and service animals. ((allison roberson - veterinarian, green valley animal hospital: they mainly they just want to make sure that you have basically good health, your dog or cat doesn't look like it's got an infectious disease.)) ((karen castro)) on tuesday, frontier airlines says a passenger broke company policy by bringing a service monkey proper documents. the airline says service monkeys are allowed but the airline needs to know ahead of time. requirements are different between service and emotional support animals. a service animal travels for free on frontier. but the passenger must provide a letter from a medical professional, identification and a health certificate for the animal. ((allison roberson - veterinarian, green valley animal hospital: they will give you a lot of leeway as far as allowing you to take the animal on a plane.)) ((karen castro)) emotional support animals also travel for free and the passenger must present a letter from a doctor...
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these rules only apply for domestic flights. ((allison roberson - veterinarian, green valley animal hospital: really a good idea to just call the airlines, figure out what they require, what you're going to need for your trip.)) ((karen castro)) as for mangled, she doesn't mind the different rules... but she would like more consistency. ((cheryl mangled - traveling with pet: i had to bring her for a general physical and get a certificate from my vet but then they never asked for it so they do require it though.)) ((karen castro)) >> tsa does not require agents to ask for documents when passengers are traveling with animals. the only requirement to the animal out of the carrier. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) and the major hit did not kick in today... but it is back on the way soon. katie boer is here to tell us about when it heats back up.
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staying a bit hazy and murky in the evening/morning hours especially. as far as alerts go however... there is a flash flood warning for areas just ne of st. george, utah and ne of kingman. -- this area has seen some extensive lightning and thunder. .......... current conditions are in the upper 90s and low 100s... we did hit 100 today -- warmed up a bit but won't see much more of a climb into the evening. looking at upper 90s tomorrow though before another warmup to temps at or above 105 degrees or more starting saturday ............ looking ahead at your dayn occasionally gusty by 7pm, low 90s by 9pm. around 11pm upper 80s with low 80s and mostly sunny skies by 8am tomorrow. ............ some excessive lightning and thunderstorms for our neighbors to the ne. monsoonal moisture still lingers over mohave county -- but it's pretty much consolidated to that area and moving ne. so really no threat to our neighborhood. .................. high pressure is going to start to build and an influx of drier air is going to invade the region -- pushing out the monsoonal moisture east of vegas private investigator in a fight...
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and probation. dikran dourian punched mike wysocki during an argument at the bellagio in september of 2014.. leading to wysocki's death. dourian pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter... and sentenced to a maximum of five years probation... and he must complete anger management courses. wysocki worked as a private investigator in las vegas for about 30 years... after leaving the metro police department. /// ((christianne klein)) republican presidential candidate donald trump stuck to his message whilea but the headlines are still about an off-the cuff remark he made yesterday: (( donald trump/(r) presidential nominee) "if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. although the second amendment folks maybe there is. i don't know.")) trump says he was trying to rally voters.. not incite violence. and democratic candidate hillary clinton is facing new questions of her own.. after newly released e-mails suggest possible ties between the clinton foundation and the state department.
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today.. instead staying on message as well: (( sec. hillary clinton/(d) presidential nominee) "in my first 100 days we are going to do some big investments in infrastructure, clean energy technology, advanced manufacturing and small business.")) ((christianne klein)) >> the clinton campaign released a statement denying any connections between the clinton foundation and state department.// ((christianne klein)) former president bill clinton will be in las vegas friday campaigning for his wife. libertarian president be here. the forum is being put on by the asian american journalists association and the asian and pacific islander american vote at casear's palace. the group has also extended an invitation to republican nominee donald trump... but he has not confirmed that he will attend./// ((dave courvoisier)) survivors of domestic violence voiced their support for the gun background check initiative today. 8 news now anchor paul joncich says it was organized by the yes on question one campaign. ((paul joncich)) here are a couple statistics. according to the f-b-i, nevada
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involving guns in the nation. and whenever a gun is present in a home where there is domestic voiolence, the risk of homicide increases by 500 percent. today a group of domestic violence survivors gathered to share their stories and explain why they support question one. that's the ballot measure that would require a background check be performed even on private party gun sales today's event was less than 24 hours after the nra opened a field office in las vegas to defeat the measure. here are comments from both sides. house: "we know that domestic violence can happen a number of ways, but we also know that over 50 percent of the domestic violence homicides happen through guns." 23:15:40 "we also know the reality that domestic viiolence is still going to continue in other ways, but if we can save one life, how important is that." al smith/no on question one volunteer: "part of the law says you have to get a background check to loan a weapon, so for instance i want to loan a weapon to my neighbor who i've known for 22 years to try it out on the range, we'd have to get
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could do that. and that's just ludicrous, people either aren't gonna do that or they're going to become criminals and a bad guy isn't going to do that." )) ((paul joncich)) al smith, quotes statistics that show no correlation between background checks and reducing gun violence. ((paul joncich)) both sides of the question one campaign are well funded. which means we'll be hearing much more about gun background checks in the ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season. you can follow the important political news right here on channel 8 and online at las vegas now dot com. /// ((christianne klein)) caught in the trap: (( dan schwartz/(r) nevada state treasurer: "if you went in and borrowed $100, you would be paying back $626." )) ((christianne klein)) >> people tell their stories of being on the pay day loan merry-go-round.. and the rules about them that
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looking for a job... next on 8 news now at 5, the valley's news leader. ((christianne klein)) a former new england mob boss tied to whitey bulger is
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boss tied to whitey bulger is now being held without bail on murder charges. "cadillac frank" salemme is accused of killing a federal witness in boston in 19-93. he was known as one of bulr former metro homicide detective chuck lee told the i-team in 2013 that he was ready to arrest salemme for a mob hit in the desert outside las vegas in the 19-60's. they found pete poulos shot twice. poulos had fled boston with salemme and another man after reportedly talking to federal agents. lee says the murder warrant was quashed because bulger was a federal informant./// ((dave courvoisier)) if you want to take out a payday loan in las vegas...
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says there are more payday loan businesses than there are mcdonalds in nevada. but with that accessability... comes problems. patrick walker is live near maryland parkway and karen avenue with more on how these loans are a problem for many. ((patrick walker)) >> there is no cap on interest rates for payday loans in nevada. so if you don't pay it back quickly... you fall into a deep financial hole... fast. it's been a problem here in the valley since the recession... and the state treasurer has had enough. ((natsot - aj buhay: "they have to sell make extra money...)) ((patrick walker)) at a meeting in las vegas... state treasurer dan schwartz is hearing the stories of how people are getting caught in payday loan traps. the average nevadan ends up owing 526% of what they borrow... leaving many in financial ruins. ((dan schwartz/(r) nevada state treasurer: "if you went in and borrowed $100, you would be paying back $626." )) ((patrick walker))
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advocates... is how accessable payday loans are to people who simply can't afford to use them. ((aj buhay/community organizer, plan: "a lot of people aren't making enough and they're forced to resort to these really bad options for them, like payday loans." )) ((patrick walker)) a-j buhay is a community organizer... who works daily with people who take out payday loans. he says many people don't make enough money to repay the high interest rate loans. ((aj buhay/community organizer, plan: "it compounds, their next paycheck is already earmarked for this payday loan that they have out, so they have to find somewhere, they have to find another source of income." )) ((patrick walker)) pereira says that problem stems from the lack of a central database tracking loan activity. ((tennille pereira/attorney, legal aid center of southern nv: "as of right now, they can't get a loan for more than 25% of their income, however, if they have 3 different loans out with 3 different lenders, nobody knows that." )) ((patrick walker)) what's the solution? the state treasurer has met with lenders... consumers... and advocates. he expects a bill that combines interest rate caps... forming a database... and mandating financial education in schools... to be heard in carson city next year. ((patrick walker)) >> here's a staggering
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ranks for financial literacy -- or knowledge of finances -- among our citizens, it's not good. we rank 49th out of 50. but that's an improvement. we were dead last a year ago. reporting live... patrick walker... 8 news now./// ((dave courvoisier)) phoenix was hit with some more wild weather last night. check out this time lapse of a city. and after the dust followed rain.. and then flooding. it even knocked down cement walls in some areas. two inches of rain fell in just a few hours in some places./// ((weather toss))
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and dust levels still remain at "moderate" ... staying a bit hazy and murky in the evening/morning hours especially. as far as alerts go however... there is a flash flood warning for areas just ne of st. george, utah and ne of kingman. -- this area has seen some extensive lightning and thunder. .......... upper 90s and low 100s... we did hit 100 today -- warmed up a bit but won't see much more of a climb into the evening. looking at upper 90s tomorrow though before another warmup to temps at or above 105 degrees or more starting saturday ............ looking ahead at your dayplanner we'll drop into the mid 90s and occasionally gusty by 7pm, low 90s by 9pm.
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mostly sunny skies by 8am tomorrow. ............ some excessive lightning and thunderstorms for our neighbors to the ne. monsoonal moisture still lingers over mohave county -- but it's pretty much consolidated to that area and moving ne. so really no threat to our neighborhood. .................. high pressure is going to start to is going to invade the region -- pushing out the monsoonal moisture east of us...even farther eastward. then we're just looking at a dry end of week, dry and hot weekend and dry start to next week. ............ tonight look for partly cloudy skies and lows dropping to 80-degrees.
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sunny skies. ............. your extended forecast shows a return to triple digits by this friday -- low 100s at least. up to 106 by saturday and 107 by sunday. monday and tuesday we're looking at temps. up to 106 with sunny, dry conditions to end the week, into the weekend and into early next we ((dave courvoisier)) looking for a job or an internship? you're not alone. ((christianne klein)) millions of americans are looking for work right now .. and that is making them ripe targets for scams. consumer advocate michelle mortensen has a warning tonight for anyone in need of a job. ((michelle mortensen))
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university. he got a much needed internship this summer with the whittington group to prepare him for the real world. and he worked hard to land the deal. ((kyle arguetaintern "making sure i was there for an interview, making sure my application went well, they wanted to hear my story and read through my resume.")) ((michelle mortensen)) kyle's summer internship was a positive experience for him ... but more and more students are learning scammers are lurking on job sites looking for students eager for opportunity. they're sneaking bogus offers in among the legit ones online .. and students and new grads are getting conned. we had one student who got a check of $4,000 sent to her and that seemed amazing, so she deposited it right away. they asked her to take a picture of the check and send it to them, so she did and it had all of her personal information on there.")) ((michelle mortensen)) yep -- the check was fake -- and the student became vulnerable to identity theft. so everyone looking for work and internships needs to be onguard. ((think of yourself as an employer ... you wouldn't just hire somebody on the spot without any experience without seeing them
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((michelle mortensen)) if you spot a job online -- call the business to confirm the opening ... and do your research. do they have a local office ... you can also check out bbb scam tracker ... for scams hitting our area. ((what they will do is copy and paste a current job listing .. wait for it to be filled ... and create a fake website )) ((michelle mortensen)) any fees .. check for deposit or financial guarentees up front should trigger a red flag ((when you are kinda stressed about other things and you are hoping this is your big break and then you find out you gave your info to the wrong ((michelle mortensen)) trust me it can happen to anyone ... how do i know? it almost happend to one of my former interns. they thought they found a great job ... but something didn't feel right in their gut so they called me for some advice. thankfully ... her information did not get into scammers hands -- but this just proves it can happen to anyone ... even people who know a thing ot
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a new world record... for dancing robots. next on 8 news now at 5, the valley's news leader.... just how many are in this chinese dance troupe... ((dave courvoisier)) and it's not just the bright lights of thea nevada. coming up at tonight at six... the more strenuous activities that has people flocking to the valley.///
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record. not in the olympics... ((christianne klein)) this one is for the most dancing robots. this was a beer festival in shandong.. where one-thousand and seven robots broke out their dance moves. guiness was on hand to verify the feat. ((dave courvoisier)) >> each robot was controlled by just one mobile phone.. and had to dance for a whole minute./// ((christianne klein)) a man used giant suction cups and rope to scale trump tower in new york. it was not planned.. police eventually grabbed him from an open window on the 21-st
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>> he told them his name is steve and he's from virginia... and he is a donald trump supporter... and wanted a private audience with him. ((christianne klein)) >> the 58-story tower is donald trumps' official residence.. and also serves as his campaign headquarters./// ((dave courvoisier)) here is what some of you said about the man on our 8 newsnow facebook page. marie said did anyone else hear the theme song to benny hill while reading this? hahaha! and toney said you can't fix stupid./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news leader. streaming on the "news on" app... and you can find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// ((coming up... coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley.
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? ? ? >> pelley: trump provides the ammunition. and clinton fires back. >> every single one of these incidences shows us that donald trump simply does not have the temperament to be president and >> pelley: also tonight, did an isis spy shoot this video of u.s. forces training syrian rebels? a police education course goes wrong, leaving an elderly woman dead. >> it's a fluke accident, but it's just devastating. >> pelley: and an unlikely path to the olympics for a woman without a country. >> my sister, sometimes when she want to motivate me, "yeah, show

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