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seems olympic gold medalist ryan lochte made a multi-million dollar mistake, after he loses two sponsors./// ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...the waters are starting to recede in louisiana. but the damage is still present. president obama will be in the state to survey the damage./// ((brian loftus)) >> meanwhile...the rain picked up here in the valley. with flooded streets and lightning strikes. we'll see if we should expect more severe weather during our full forecast./// ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now good day, the valley's ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((michelle mortensen)) >> i'm michelle mortensen.... in for kirsten the intersection at ann and durango flooded in just minutes. several drivers chose to risk it and went through the intersection anyway. others played it smart and decided not to test the flood waters.
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mead and civic... but that didn't seem to stop drivers who were willing to risk everything in exchange for convenience. the flooding has now subsided somewhat at both intersections tonight... but we have heard reports of some drivers getting trapped in their cars. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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and we could see more storms mainly in the mountains today. .................... temps would feel really cool - in the low 70s right now - if ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon
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again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. ((brian loftus))
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((brian loftus)) later this morning, president obama will be in louisiana 20 days after a storm caused major flooding, evacuations and more than a dozen deaths. as much as 2 feet of rain fell in some areas.... in just over 48 hours... damaging an estimated 60-thousand homes and killing 13 people. many critics questio get there. republican presidential candidate donald trump visited the area late last week and criticized the president's absence. ((donald trump / republican presidential candidate ) "obama ought to get off the golf course and get down there." )) ((brian loftus)) >> but louisiana's governor john bel edwards defended the president's arrival time - citing the resources it takes to handle such a high-profile visit. so far over 100-thousand people have registered for federal disaster aid so far.
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lake mead and civic center, one of the roads we just showed you were flooded yesterday. everything looks good right now though, just watch out for any potential debris. down by us 95 and south rancho, there are no delays, but the off-ramp is closed for project neon construction. exit at mlk or valley view to get around it.
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what his lawyers saying that might help his appeal. ((mmm)) >> plus u.s swimmer ryan lochte lost two key sponsors in a matter of hours after the closing ceremonies in rio. who dropped out? that's next on good day./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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in pennsylvania, convicted child molester and former penn state coach, jerry sandusky is seeking a new trial. yesterday's his lawyers were in court seeking for an second appeal the testimony focused on two major issues from the prosecution: the credibility of the second victim and if there was a grand jury leak. victim number two was never a part of jerry sandusky's trial, but his attorney al n in court when he said that there were other victims known only to god. (jennifer petersen/pennsylvania attorney general) "the real question is whether he was number two, and the contradictory information that he had presented over the course of the investigation certainly gave the prosecution some doubt as to whether he was number two-not to whether he was a victim in general." ((michelle mortensen)) >> an investigator said at one point, he asked victim two to draw the locker room
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match the actual room. the hearing will continue today -- and the prosecution will call three more witnesses who were a part of the original prosecution team./// ((brian loftus)) with the rio 2016 games ryan lochte has lost two sponsorship deals.... ralph lauren and speedo have dropped the u-s olympic swimmer. speedo said in a statement it "cannot condone behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for." lochte and three teammates said they had been robbed at gunpoint after attending a party but a few days later it was discovered that the athletes vandalized a gas station./// ((brian loftus)) and olympic gold medalist gabby douglas will be going from the high beam to the miss usa pageant the olympian gymnast will be heading to atlantic city to help judge the miss america pageant. she'll be joining entrepreneur mark cuban, actress sara foster, and singer- songwriter cole swindell, among others on the judge's panel. the final round of the miss america competition will be
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h james corden is knocking on 40 after he celebrated his birthday last night. ((brian loftus)) >> but he still partied hard with a special guest last night on the late late show. we'll take you into corden's "late late" birthday party. next on good day./// ((demetria obilor)) last night on the late late show, james corden received
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last night on the late late show, james corden received a bith jordan who dropped by to sing james' favorite song, "this is how we do it.". montell jordan r&b/singer: so i wanted to make sure for your birthday i got you a little gift actually i got a better idea reggie: montell jordan!! this is how we do it starts playing montell jordan r&b/singer: what's up ya'll say this is how we do it.... this is how we do it it's your birthday is it's your birthday this is how we do it. it's friday night, and i feel all right
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sherry how's the weather today?
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impressive last night... . we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ moisture out there and a little trailing energy to trigger a shower or even a thunderstorm early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and
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disappear that quickly. ....... temps would feel really cool - in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon storms could trigger late-day seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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before... ((michelle mortensen)) >> what's to blame as newer car models roll out... that story and more coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you and your pet! 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((michelle mortensen)) part of the reason cruises because so much is taken care of for them -- cooking, cleaning, entertainment and activities. ((brian loftus)) >> of course when the cruise is when the cruise is over, most of them return home to their regular lives. but lee wachtstetter showed us how she found a way to travel the world, without ever leaving home. (rick and momma lee dancing) rick: did you miss me? mama lee: i did you could say 88-year old lee wachtstetter has earned her
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to the family at home? lee: oh i talk to them every day. i'll talk to them twice a day if it means i don't have to be there. aboard the crystal serenity, she's known simply as "mama lee." she's been living there for the past 8 years. lee: think about it. i don't have to clean house. i don't have to shop, i don't have to cook, i don't have to do anything. i do what i want, when i want, if i want. she and her late husband mason took nearly 100 cruises together before he died in 1997. (cover with photos) the ls "this was the day before he died -- "don't you quit cruising."// (00;44;33) // i started frequent cruising. but i got very, very tired of packing and unpacking // i said, there's got to be a better way to do this. // (00;44;57) peter: and the answer was, how about i don't leave at all. lee: ah ha. (narr 4) mama lee sold her house in florida, along with her car and most of her belongings and never looked back. captain vorland: everybody knows her, she's knows everybody. (narr 5) birger vorland is
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diva, in a good way. // she gets along with her day, she makes herself busy, and she has her things and her opinions and she's a wonderful person. (00;58;04) peter: at your age, there a lot of people who would say, well i'm going to go a retirement place... lee: oh, no, not me. why do that? (00;58;22) i have everything here i would have at home, only at home i would be alone. (00;58;30) i'm now a great- grandmother. // my grandchildren are having children. // but i don't want to be there every minute for that. i love babies, but they grow up (laughs) i don't need it anymore. 240 cruises around the world and visited hundreds of ports. but where the ship is going? irrelevant. for mama lee, these days, the ship is the destination. lee: (01;03;38) everything is been there done that. if i've been there and done that i don't go off the ship. //and i love it when everybody goes touring. i got the whole ship to myself with all the help. // (01;03;50) peter: you've got this figured out. lee: oh, absolutely. (01;04;03) peter: and you don't really get off the ship anymore? lee: what for?
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her extended family at sea. spath: that's lee. she doesn't care where the ship goes. // (02;31;01) and she loves to dance her way around the world. lee: i dance every single day at 5:15, 7 days a week. (cover with dancing) 01;11;46;21 peter: do you ever sit back and think about what your life would be like if you weren't on the ship? lee: very boring. // lee: you can't beat it. i think i live a fairy tale existence. it's not a real life. i realize that. not everybody does this. but a lot of people could. lee: that's as good as it gets. rick: i still think i do the same dance step with every dance. lee: yeah, you do, but that's ok. rick: thanks darling. (kiss) tag ((brian loftus)) >> and if you're wondering how much it costs to cruise the world, the estimate is one hundred and eighty thousand dollars a year. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and by the way, since she goes where the ship goes, she's in luck. she'll be making history as a passenger on the first cruise ship to go 500 miles north of the arctic circle.
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late-night storms brought heavy rainfall and flooded streets in the valley. sherry explains if we'll see round two later today.. in your weather now forecast. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus -- back to school travel safety. what parents need to know.. if your child uses the bus to get to school. ((brian loftus)) >> and, getting a firsthand look at the flood damage. the trip the president is making today... to asses louisiana's catastrophic flood areas. ((michelle mortensen)) valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((michelle mortensen)) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten. brian loftus >> and i'm brian loftus. sherry swensk >> and i'm sherry swensk.

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