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-- by coyotes! thanks for joining us... i'm dave courvoisier. ((christianne klein)) >> and i'm christianne klein... denise has the night off. the concern is mounting and locals want something to be done about the increase in coyotes. 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga is at the whitney recreation center where a meeting on the issue is now underway. shakala? ((shakala alvaranga)) dave and christianne, the coyotes have been spotted in the palm gardens estates near tropicana ave and boulder highway. check out this video one resident took .... it's a qk of a coyote in the palm gardens estates. we're told that between 6 to 7 dogs and cats have already been killed by coyotes within the past month. a public outcry from residents followed -- who are upset that the issue isn't being addressed. tonight's meeting is intended to educate the public about any misconceptions and to teach locals what they should do if they ever come in contact with a coyote. 01;08;24
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its in the best interest of the community to be educated and be aware of their surroundings. the coyotes were here before we were so we have to relaize that we have to adapt to their community.")) ((shakala alvaranga)) >> the nevada department of wildlife will meet with locals tonight to talk about what has happened and more importantly, what steps you can take to keep your animals safe. ((shakala alvaranga)) it is advised to keep your trash locked away with secure lids and to keep r your home at night. that meeting will last until 8 o clock tonight. reporting live, shakala alvaranga, 8 news now. /// ((dave courvoisier)) from coyotes to monkeys... a monkey on board a las vegas- bound flight last night... was a service animal. a spokesman for 'frontier airlines' says the flight was coming in from columbus, ohio. the passenger stowed the monkey in his shirt during the flight... and broke policy by not informing the airline that he was bringing a service animal on board. law enforcement had to be brought in and that's when they figured out the monkey was
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passenger faces any consequences./// ((christianne klein)) the winds picked up today... katie boer is in for tedd... our air quality advisory has been allowed to expire -- but smoke and advisory has been allowed to expire -- but smoke 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. .......... cu 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 dayplanner we'll drop into the mid 90s and occasionally gusty by 7pm, low 90s by 9pm. around 11pm upper 80s with low 80s and mostly sunny skies by shortly after it was born last night... was indicted by a grand jury today.
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her newborn. police say she hid her pregnancy... and gave birth to the child in a bathtub. after it was born... she cut the umbilical cord and left the baby to die in the tub. salazar's mother told investigators she was suspicious that her daughter was pregnant... but the young woman denied it./// ((christianne klein)) the state treasurer is looking to reign in payday loan companies... by proposing new regulations. right now... there's no cap on the interest rates payday lenders can attach to loans. and the treasurer's office says the average borrower is on the hook for re patrick walker explains what changes could make it in front of lawmakers in january. ((patrick walker)) payday loans are largely unregulated at the federal level. that means businesses like this one behind me... take their orders from the states in which they operate. in nevada... treasurer dan schwartz wants to see tighter regulations. those include a statewide database that prevents people from borrowing too much at any one time -- 25 percent of their annual income. also... interest rate caps and cooling
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table. the final details of the bill... schwartz says... are still being worked out. ((dan schwartz/(r) state treasurer: "i would say almost with certainty you will see a bill from the state treasurer's office (.58), what the legislature does with it is of course up to them, and whether the governor signs it is up to him." )) ((patrick walker)) nevada ranks 49th out of 50 states when it comes to how much its citizens know about personal finances. schwartz is also proposing to add financial literacy as part of the curriculum at the middle school or high school level. working on a bill for the upcoming session. and at least one lawmaker has also filed a payday lender reform bill. i'm patrick walker... 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) >> the treasurer's office also met with payday lenders... who recommended the state wait to see if federal regulators step in. they also questioned whether or not some of the proposed provisions of the bill would actually work./// ((christianne klein)) donald trump made headlines on tuesday when comments he made during a speech were interpreted by some as calling for the assassination of
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presidential nominee: "hillary wants to abolish -- essentially abolish the second amendment. by the way, if she gets to pick, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there is, i don't know," )) ((dave courvoisier)) >> review-journal columnist and politics-now co-host steve sebelius is here with more about this controversy. steve? ((steve sebelius)) >> this certainly isn't the first time we've heard a stray a little far afield when it comes to loose talk about violence. who could forget republican u-s senate candidate sharron angle's remark to radio host lars larson during her 2010 campaign against harry reid? ((you know, our founding fathers, they put that second amendment in there for a good reason and that was for the people to protect themselves against a tyrannical government. and in fact thomas jefferson said it's good for a country to have a
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we're going, but, you know, if this congress keeps going the way it is, people are really looking toward those second amendment remedies and saying my goodness what can we do to turn this country around? i'll tell you the first thing we need to do is take harry reid out. )) ((steve sebelius)) >> angle lost that race, by the way. now, like trump, angle didn't call directly for going out and actually shooting someone. there are people who do -- new al baldasaro -- who said last month clinton should be put in the firing line and shot for treason. trump's campaign distanced himself from that comment. but the clear implication of angle's words, and now trump's, is violence. how do i know? well, consider the 2014 standoff between rancher cliven bundy and the bureau of land management near bunkerville. after fighting the feds for 20 years in federal court, the b-l-m moved in to seize cattle bundy was illegally grazing on
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the agency and ultimately called for a range war. and we all know what happened after that. several people who participated in that armed standoff, including cliven bundy himself, are in jail today awaiting trial on charges stemming from that incident. and unfortunately, it didn't end in bunkerville. earlier this year, armed protesters -- including some members of the bundy family -- took over a wildlife refuge in oregon. during the standoff, one of the protesters, robert "la voy" finicum, ran a police roadblock, officer with his truck and was shot to death when he reached repeatedly for a coat pocket, inside of which was a 9mm pistol. what began as mere anti-federal words ended with blood on the oregon snow. ((steve sebelius)) and if anybody in the world should understand this, it's trump. back in june, 19-year-old briton michael sanford was arrested after he tried to grab a police officer's sidearm and shoot the candidate during a trump rally at the treasure island. sanford was quickly taken into custody.
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people out there who stand ready to engage in violence, who we shouldn't encourage in any way. at the very least, out of respect for the men and women of the united states secret service who come to work every day to protect presidential candidates from harm, trump ought to seriously reconsider and rein in his rhetoric. ((dave courvoisier)) we're your local election headquarters... stay up to date on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) the natural beauty of las vegas... is drawing in a new type of tourist. it'st though... the local joints you can hit up... to get a taste of the outdoors./// news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news
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this is 8 news now at six." ((dave courvoisier)) it's not just entertainment on the las vegas strip drawing people to southern nevada anymore. outdoor activities like hiking and rock climbing at red rock canyon are bringing more people to town according to an economic report just released. 8 news now's mauricio marin spent the day looking into how the climbing industry is hitting new heights locally. ((matt christie/climber: "it's something it's really fun because you tend to get into the zone sometimes and forget how
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((mauricio marin)) matt christie got into rock climbing about two years. he spends his time these days training at origin climbing & fitness in henderson. to reach new heights at red rock canyon....when the weather starts to cool down in about a month. ((matt christie/climber: "the rock there to me is my favorite kind of rock i've ever climbed. it's got this awesome kind of sand stone where it's really super smooth but also really grippy which is a real hard thing to find." )) ((mauricio marin)) economic report released...the mountain gear red rock rendezvous three day event helped bring in one-million dollars to the local economy alone this year. ((john wilder/origin climbing & fitness: "we're in the middle of a huge boom in the climbing industry." )) that's just the jumping off point for businesses like origin....where they're seeing more people coming to town to climb at red rock canyon. ((john wilder/origin climbing & fitness: the red the white and the black and just the type of climbing here. it's very long routes up to 3,000 feet long and accessible and moderate so you don't
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here.")) ((mauricio marin)) the challenging training for many includes free climbing, bouldering as well as roped climbing. ((mauricio marin/reporter: and the adventure that you encounter on this wall well it's never quite the same. they change the grips every few days." )) ((mauricio marin)) for christie---that training comes into play when he hits red rock canyon. ((matt christie/climber: "when you have those moments of clarity what am i standing on this, it's this small and i'm standing 200 feet up the air." )) ((mauricio marin)) it's a feeling like no other....that has rock climbers eyeing las for their next adventure. mauricio marin. 8 news now./// ((weather toss)) ((katie boer)) our air quality advisory has
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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. .......... current conditions are in 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. around 11pm upper 80s with low 80s and mostly sunny skies by 8am tomorrow.
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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 us...even farther eastward. then we're just looking at a dry end oe and dry start to next week. ............ tonight look for partly cloudy skies and lows dropping to 80-degrees. for your thursday look for upper 90s and mostly 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
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early next week. ((weather toss)) ((dave courvoisier)) the high school football season kicks off this month. ((christianne klein)) plenty of exciting moments ahead and it starts with prep football media day... right cs. coaches and a star player from each team gathered today. unlv coach tony sanchez was the guest speaker at the gathering. he's really recruiting the city hard. plus... the raiders to vegas movement is underway on the strip. more next here on channel 8.
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night lights will be shinning down on the high schools here in the valley. most of the coaches and star players gathered to enjoy a lunch and talk football. unlv coach tony sanchez was the guest speaker... he talked about having fun, being responsible and playing with passion. (( )) tony sanchez/unlv coach; 'las vegas high school footballl is such a talented group of kids and great coaches to be out here today and see some faces and say hi and wish the guys luck, i'm excited about the rebels and excited about prep football, it's talented and will be fun to watch. hayden they brought it all here.. .because of them we get so much prospects and that, it's cool." dalyn leavitt/ moapa; 'there's a lot of good talent out here it's fun to play against for sure and watch." markell grayson/desert pines'; class of 2017 is the best i don't think anyone would be better then 2017, i believe the talent out here is great and should be exposed more."
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there's been a lot of talk about the raiders coming to las vegas. but how about this... nothing official... but the old pete rose sports bar is out and bert tabor and his group are looking for the perfect establishment.. and since he's a huge raiders supporter, he's got the name up and hoping the county and state makes the bold move. (bert tabor/consulting partner: "we're trying to appeal to our state representatives, our county commissioners and especially mayor carolyn goodman. just win baby. we will win the country and have an nfl team here and that's what i'm ((chris maathuis)) our summer sports spectacular continues and so does the mens' domination in olympic basketball. they got their first real test of the games today beating australia 98-88. carmelo anthony scored 31 to lead the red white and blue. here's a look at the olympic
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for the first time in the games, usa has moved to the lead in totals numbers. they've got 10 gold... 10 silver and 9 bronze. on the board as you can see... china is second followed by japan and then hungary. no russia in the top 4. ((chris maathuis)) las vegan lori harrigan is one of the most decorated softball players in the country. she's joining the coyotes pitching staff at csn. her resume speaks for itself... or shall we say shines by itself. there aren't too many olympic pitchers who can humbly show you three gold medals. ((chris maathuis)) the ioc removed softball from competition after lori won her last gold. but guess what, it's back, the internnational olympic committee has restored softball... it'll be back in the 2020 games, which will be held in japan. ((christianne klein)) parties, festivals, shows, retaurants...take your committee has restored softball...
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((chris maathuis)) harrigan's wish has come true... competition after lori won her last gold. but guess what, it's back, the internnational olympic committee has restored softball... it'll be back in the 2020 games, which will be held in japan. ((christianne klein)) parties, festivals, shows, retaurants...take your pick! you can find them all at one of the award-winning places to visit in downtown rio. ((dave courvoisier)) >> in tonight's "destination rio" report... andrew marden shows us the popular spot where cruise ships dock... and it's not your average pier.
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places to visit in rio de janeiro is pier maua. i think i'm saying that correctly. there is so much to see and do, including the museum of tomorrow over my shoulder. leonardo menezes "this area used to be neglected for quite awhile, for many decades, and the past ten years, more or less it has been refurbished." andrew now it's a place with new buildings, new museums, new cultural attractions...a place visited by more than half a million people last year. without sending the people that live here in the area away. the population is staying there, so that's very important." andrew pier maua has also won awards...seven years in a row...2009 to 2015...travel weekly named it the best cruise port of south america. leonardo menezes "this is a new area of the downtown that has been quite overpopulated by events and cultural activities. people
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historical place." andrew in rio, i'm andrew marden, now back to you. ((christianne klein)) >> we're putting all our destination rio stories online at las vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ((christianne klein)) >> see you tonight at 11. goodnight./// ((dave courvoisier)) the final public meeting just kicked off to develop a
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it... turning our savings over to wall street... and risking it on the stock market. heck'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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this is the "jeopardy!" tournament of champions. now let's meet today's semifinalists. an aspiring teacher from kinston, north carolina...

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