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still a slight haze remains along with the air quality advisory through tonight. air remains dry in the single digits, but we'll begin to see the humidity and dewpoints rise again tomorrow and saturday as t'storms return. ............ ....................... ................. hour by hour forecast shows hazy au through the evening hours and then relaxing late night. temps int eh 90's then eventually in the 80's late night for the 11. sunny start for tomorrow but we'll see an increase in clouds as early as midday as t'storm chances increase tomorrow. ((dave courvoisier)) republican presidential nominee donald trump makes a surprise visit to las vegas. ((christianne klein))
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previously slated for today. 8 news now reporter karen castro is live outside the trump international hotel where he is meeting with business leaders. karen? ((karen castro)) >> this is the first time donald trump is hosting a presidential campaign event at his hotel in las vegas. trump, very quietly, flew into the valley this morning. his campaign did not inform the local media of his visit. however, it became difficult to deny the presidentia nevada. we spotted trump's private jet, which has his last name on it, at mccarran international airport. trump first made a stop at a local restaurant for a fundraiser put on by the republican-group: "americans for prosperity." he then attended two private events at his hotel. trump first hosted a roundtable with hispanic business leaders. afterwards, he met with small business owners. among those present were members of the latino coalition, the rnc hispanic advisory council, and the hispanic business group, among others. ((donald trump - (r)
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the latinos. we've been doing far, far greater than anyone understands and we want to see jobs come in, we're going to bring jobs. we want to see good things happen. )) ((karen castro)) >> media access was limited. one camera from a national news organization was allowed to record just a few minutes of the events. we also reached out to other local gu chamber of commerce, hispanics in politics, and libre initiative. none of these groups knew about trump's stop in las vegas today. trump was initially scheduled to host a rally at the southpoint resort and casino today. "politics now " anchor patrick walker, first broke the news on monday that his campaign had canceled the event. a reason was not given. ((karen castro)) >> after wrapping up his meetings here in las vegas, trump is flying to lake tahoe for another fundraiser. reporting live karen castro, 8 news now.
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election headquarters throughout the campaign season. you can stay up to date on the local and national races here on channel 8.. and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) excitement among football fans continues to build. every few weeks... we seem to get a little closer to making the "las vegas raiders" a reality. but that dream comes at a hefty price. jon tritsch is here to bring us up to speed on the issue. ((jon tritsch)) the sports world is still buzzing... months after word surfaced that our city could tie the knot with so much so that owner mark davis has pleged 500-million dollars and applied for a trademark... if the proposed stadium happens. it seems the support to build it is there... but paying for it is a whole different story. jon tritsch: one eye was covered with a patch and the other always romantically glanced at this city of bright lights and opportunity.. las vegas and al davis had love at first sight (al davis/former owner: "but i always went the other way, we're going to take what we want.") (mark davis/owner: "on august 29, 1964 the raiders and the houston oilers met in the
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staged in las vegas.") (carolyn goodman/mayor: "al and carol davis were the best of the best. al was at the riviera all the time.") jon tritsch: al davis died in 2011..but his team and sin city sentiments passed onto his son mark. following the 2015 season..las vegas saw the raiders flirt with los angeles and wink at san antonio..but after a meeting with nevada's governor..the raiders had a date in the desert... jon tritsch: a committee was formed..idas floating a hail mary... the raiders went from rumor to real when mark davis walked through the door (mark davis/owner: "the raiders plan to contribute a half a million dollars to this project.") jon tritsch: the stadium would be both colossal and cool..complete with a retractable roof.. a fan friendly plaza and a mere tailgating distance from the strip jon tritsch: but 500 million only goes so far when erecting a contemporary coliseum.. building a palace comes at a price...the total cost could exceed 1.4 billion
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jon tritsch: sheldon adelson and sand group say they'd pick up the ball and the bill for $150 million and construction overages (andy abboud/sands: "what we need is a package in place so there is a financial package in place in time for the january legislature and we can give it to the nfl owners so they can vote to relocate the oakland raiders to las vegas.") billion dollars could be generated through an increase in live entertainment tax, rental car tax and hotel room tax.. (carolyn goodman/mayor: "that piece is called the public participation. when in fact neither you or i pay one more cent of sales tax or income tax. it's not even our money.") jon tritsch: the clark county room tax sits at 12 percent.. the proposed increase of one percent would generate an estimated 50 million dollars a year and still be below the
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uston jon tritsch: it would be more than just a residence to the raiders..the stadium would serve unlv and potentially 40+ events a year..ranging from concerts..bowl games..ufc and as one well-dressed guest notes.. soccer.. (david beckham/soccer: "the interest the players will have in coming to america and coming to las vegas and going to different parts and showcasing their skills around america, without a doubt there will be so much excitement around this.") jon tritsch: bi scoreboard for economic impact..santa clara's levi stadium created 12,000 jobs alone (marc badain/team president: "all of our employees including our players will make las vegas their home. they will live here. they will raise their families here. they will invest in their communities. they will start businesses here and they will become part of your family too.") jon tritsch: but re-routing the raiders has road blocks.. the current proposal calls for the largest percentage of public funding ever.. jon tritsch: and while the
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excellence.. the team's commitment to a city is alarming..the franchise has already moved twice. (mark davis/owner: "everything i've done, i've been open with people and that's where we stand now. we aren't using las vegas as a bargaining chip.") jon tritsch: the raiders are a risk..but making las vegas one of 32 nfl cities could provide decades of reward... jon tritsch: will a stadium make a team and a town live happily ever after? here's a vow.. (mark davis/owner: "let's make the silver state the silver and black state.") ((jon tritsch)) a the fertitta site across the i-15 from mandalay bay... and bali hai golf course at russell and las vegas boulevard are the top spots for the stadium. but again.. before a shovel is in the ground.. the legislature would need to approve the 750-million dollars./// ((jon tritsch)) and don't forget to watch our special "raider nation relocation" show tomorrow at 4:30 right here on channel 8. we talked to the team... groups trying to prevent a move... and oakland fans. the titans - raiders preseason game is right after
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continues in italy.... as rescuers continue their search for survivors following wednesday's deadly earthquake. we bring you the latest on their efforts... next on the valley's news leader./// ((christianne klein)) >> but first... a nevada trooper is lucky to be alive after a close encounter with a suspect today. what n-h-p says saved his life after being shot at.///
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christianne klein and tedd florendo. this is 8 news now at four. ((christianne k worked as a shield after a suspect shot at the officer. we're told it happened just after midnight when the trooper attempted to pull over a car with three people inside. one man eventually jumped out the car and as the trooper followed him... he began shooting at the officer. n-h-p tells us the trooper was shot at but the bullet was caught by the badge. ((trooper chelsea stuenkel // nevada highway patrol: ballistic vests are a huge friend to a police officer. it's a great tool -- that helps stop rounds from various
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from those rounds... thankfully our officer is uninjured. unharmed and doing okay.)) ((christianne klein)) >> during the encounter the >> during the encounter the trooper returned fire... killing the suspect. the other two people in the vehicle got away. n-h-p says more details should be out in the next few days./// ((christianne klein)) a hiker is dead after ((dave courvoisier)) >> it happened last night in an area where some skilled hikers say is often under-estimated for real danger. 8 news now's mauricio marin spent the day looking into the issue. (( mauricio marin/reporter; "we're just learning the name of the hiker killed thursday night. justin manering according to the coroner's office. he was hiking here with a group of people when he fell to his death at ice box canyon.")) ((madel cruz/hiker: "oh wow that's very sad." )) ((mauricio marin)) hikers at red rock canyon are saddened to hear about a fellow outdoorsman falling to his death. ((madel cruz/hiker:
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get to the top." )) ((mauricio marin)) madel cruz knows there are risks when hitting the trails. but branch whitney with 52 peak hiking club says the potential risks at areas like ice box canyon---which can seem like an easy place to get area for many---often have alot of unexpected hazards. ((branch whitney/52 peak club: "what they don't realize is it's slick because when there is water there water and sand stone can at times make things slick." )) ((mauricio marin)) although the investigation continues on how justin manering fell... ((branch whitney/52 peak club: "you're not going to l the wash because there's no where to fall that far." )) ((mauricio marin)) whitney suspects it may have happened towards the end of the ice box canyon trail where people try climbing up rock. ((branch whitney/52 peak club:" i've seen lots of people. scramble up there and have gone up to help people down because it is kind of tricky." )) ((mauricio marin)) whitney says climbing up terrain and not being able to get back down is one of the biggest risks that can lead to someone getting seriously hurt. ((mauricio marin/reporter: "hiking experts also want to remind people to keep the elements in mind. if it's too hot consider going another day. if it's too cold they say
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marin. 8 news now.")) ((christianne klein)) >> rangers at red rock also say the sand stone can crumble making it dangerous. so they urge people to navigate on and around rock carefully./// ((dave courvoisier)) the frantic search for survivors of wednesday's earthquake in italy continues today --- but strong aftershocks are threatening rescue efforts. at least 278 people are dead and many more still missing. the first of the funerals are now underway as grieving funeral home where coffins are laid out in rows. as of yesterday volunteers have set up temporary housing and handing out food and clothing to people who have lost everything. the magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 3:36 wednesday morning./// ((christianne klein)) the storms are expected to roll in this weekend. ((dave courvoisier)) >> will they last as class begins for the clark county school district? tedd florendo has the answer next in your weather now forecast./// announcer: you're
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anniversary of women's equality day.
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the 19-20 passage of the 19th amendment which gave women the right to vote. voting was just the beginning for women's rights advocates... in 19-23 the equal rights amendment was first introduced to congress. ((dave courvoisier)) >> it was then presented to congress every session until it passed both houses in 19-72--- but ended up falling three states short of final ratification to become an amendment to the constitution. it was most recently introduced congress in may 2015./// toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) looking outside showing some hazy skies still at this hour due to smoke from wildfires burning in california. air quality advisory remains in effect through tomorrow.
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expect some gusts at times tomorrow but not as strong. temps remain at or slightly below normal, but we should be not as hot tomorrow. ........... ........................ ......... valley temps near 100 throughout the region. hottest over to the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation. not as hot over the west sid eand foothillls at today. great conditions up in kyle canyon where it still remain comfortable in the afternoon and evening hours. ................. .................. ....... hottest in the death valley and laughlin. very warm down the colorado river valley with in the 100's this afternoon from mesquite down river to laughlin. not as hot and more tolerablet temps can be found up in the central great basin. ................................ ... ........... u.s. temps show hot and muggy
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through the deep south. the heat returns to the mid-atlantic states but not as muggy as early august where heat indices were up to 105 in some spots. cooler in the upper plains with more warm weather for seattle as they continue with sunshine and heat. ................................ ... ............ dry and hazy conditions can be found right now, with storms firing up in lincoln and mohave counties. we do expect a chance of some of this moisture to return in a southerlan as the next system comes in from the west increasing moisture and storm chances for tomorrow and saturday. best chances still remain in the higher terrain and to the east. ................................ ... ............. tonight expect a low around 80 with winds breezy at times early and relaxing winds by midnight. hazy early and mostly clear late night. tomorrow expect a high around 98 with temps still in the 100's for those eastside neighborhoods. winds a slight breeze from the south with increasing shower chances in the afternoon and in
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... ............. neighborhood by neighborhood temps tomorrow will be near 100 for the east parts of the valley and southeast sections like green valley and henderson. mid to high 90's for the far westside of town and up near aliante in the north sections. ................................ ... .................. extended forecast calls for slight shower chances tomorrow and saturday. temps will drop to the 90's then rebound back to near average in the 102 range by next week. expect a drier more desert-like setting next week as the monsoon retreats east today marks the 12th annual celebration of dogs! ((christianne klein)) >> we go back to explain today's history as it relates to your four legged friends.///
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a time to appreciate the pooch in your life or admire the hound next door. denise valdez joins us to explain how this day came to be back in 2004. ((denise valdez chances are it's national dog day everyday, right? still though -- colleen paige -- a well-known pet expert and animal advocate created it to bring attention to the plight of animals and encourage adoption. there's actually an entire website dedicated to this day -- giving you at least 20 ways to celebrate today. whether a pure breed or a mutt -- today we celebrate man's best friend. but let's be honest... today is really just an excuse to look at photos of cute dogs online.
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our facebook page. ronnie posted a picture of him and his dog hiking at spring mountains. crystal shared this picture of her three pugs on a blanket -- which were adopted a couple months ago from souterhn nevada pug rescue! bob shared this one of his lab fenway, with her favorite ball! i love this one -- ruby resting inside of a shark. and laurie katz sent this adorable picture of her dog in a wig -- getting ready for halloween. ((denise valdez)) a-s-p-c-a -- each year, approximately 2.7 million animals are euthanized in this country. here in southern nevada there are hundreds of homeless dogs waiting to be adopted at the animal foundation and the no kill nevada s-p-c-a. not to mention all of those rescue groups we see out in front of pet stores every weekend. so in honor of national dog day -- maybe it's time to expand your household? /// ((dave courvoisier)) the fda is recommending all blood donations in the u-s
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tested. ((christianne klein)) >> why the sudden change in it's guidance during this zika outbreak. that's next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at
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live...this is 8 news now at four. ((dave courvoisier)) the u-s is stepping up efforts to keep our blood supply safe from zika. ((christianne klein)) >> as don champion explains...federal health officials now want all blood donations nationwide to be tested for the mosquito borne virus. the food and drug administration is recommending that all blood donations and components of blood for the zika virus. (dr. peter marks, director, fda's center for biologics evaluation and research) to goal of the recommendation is to keep the blood supply safe for all those who might need blood transfusion zika has been locally transmitted by mosquitoes in puerto rico and florida. thosareas have already been screening blood. the fda says 11 states should put testing in place within the next 4 weeks. they are: alabama, arizona, california, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, missisippi, new
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(dr. peter marks, director, fda's center for biologics evaluation and research) they are either adjacent to areas where there's local transmission of zika //in some cases they are states that have had large numbers of travel associated zika the rest of the country has 12 weeks. (don champion/cbs news) earlier this year the fda advised blood banks nationwide to turn away donors who had recently traveled to areas where zika is spreading. the fda confirms one donation tested positive for the virus in florida and others are d vtation.(dr. peter marks, director, fda's center for biologics evaluation and research) that donation was identified while quarantined which means its prior to being released by the blood bank. there have been no reports of transmission through blood transfusion in the us. don champion, cbs news, dallas. ((christianne klein)) >> most people don't have symptoms from zika. but pregnant women are at highest risk because the virus can cause severe birth defects in babies./// ((dave courvoisier)) the southern nevada health district is reporting it's first human case of "saint louis encephalitis" since 2007. the victim is a man older than
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but has since been released. you can get infected from mosquitos.. and symptoms include fever... nausea... and vomiting... but it can result in death. there is no specific treatment of the disease... but you can reduce your risk of infection by using insect repellant... and staying away from areas where mosquitoes are known to be./// ((tedd florendo)) skies staying a little hazy still california. gusty winds today not only brought the smoke in from the southwest, but at the same time it's scouring it out quickly. still a slight haze remains along with the air quality advisory through tonight. air remains dry in the single digits, but we'll begin to see the humidity and dewpoints
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... ................................ ................. hour by hour forecast shows hazy and gusty conditions through the evening hours and then relaxing late night. temps int eh 90's then eventually in the 80's late night for the 11. sunny start for tomorrow but we'll see an increase in clouds as early as midday as t'storm chances increase tomorrow. a coroner has now identified a man who was found dead in a car in north las vegas last night. he's been identified as brandon sumerlin. his body was discovered around eight o'clock last night in a parking lot of a of a thrift store... near craig and allen. police believe the body was inside the vehicle for several days.. and that there are no obvious signs of trauma. police say the vehicle is
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if you have additional information on this case, call crimestoppers. /// ((christianne klein)) bail is set at 220-thousand dollars for the man accused of sex trafficking underage girls. david coil made his first court appearance this morning. a judge says he'll be placed on house arrest and have to surrender his passport.. if he posts bail. the court will also track that payment if he makes it... to be sure he's not using cash made from his trafficking operation. according to his arrest report... police were notified of coil eaer through ads on craigslist since late last year. his next court date is set for september 27th./// ((dave courvoisier)) southern nevada's gold butte area might be in line to become the country's newest protected wilderness area soon. last night, u.s. senator harry reid, who retires after the end of the year, was honored by nevada liberals. reid previously lobbied president obama to designate the massive basin and range area in central nevada
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development. in an interview with the i-team, reid dropped a hint that a similar designation might be coming for gold butte, a 350,000-acre region north of las vegas known for its landscapes and exotic species. ((sen. harry reid/d-nevada: the basin and range, i'm proud of him. thank goodness that's done. that's forever. and im hoping we get something done with gold butte. i'm trying. i will say... george knapp: what do you think? a prediction? harry reid: i'm going to see him next wednesday. we're going to spend some time together. will talk about that and a few other things. )) gold butte is well known as the home of rancher cliven bundy, whose cattle grazing on public land led to a tense standoff with authorities two years ago. reid has pushed for wilderness protection ever since that incident. the senator said gold butte belongs to the american public, not to just the the bundy's. ((christianne klein)) after years of pay freezes and layoffs... the airline industry is on the rebound. ((dave courvoisier)) >> coming up on the valley's
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this is 8 news now at four. ((dave courvoisier)) a virginia t-v station is remembering a tragedy. one year ago today... a reporter and photographer were murdered during a live broadcast. w-d-b-j had a moment of silence on the air today... to honor alison parker and adam ward. their former co-worker shot a turned the gun on himself. off-air tributes for parker and ward will also take place today. earlier this month the station finished a memorial to parker and ward outside the building./// ((dave courvoisier)) in south africa... paralympian oscar pistorius will not get a harsher sentence... despite a prosecutor calling for one. pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend.. reeva steenkamp.. on valentine's day 3 years ago. he claimed he mistook her for an intruder. pistorius was sentenced to
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quote "shockingly lenient". prosecutors can still petition south africa's supreme court of appeal./// ((christianne klein)) the airline industry is seeing record profits... and now it looks like employees are benefitting. most are getting raises. american airline pilots got a 23-percent pay hike last year. united airlines pilots won a 16-percent pay hike. 30-thousand ground workers for american will recieve raises ranging from 15-to 55-percent. after employees at all the major u.s. carriers endured years of pay cuts, layoffs and bankruptcies./// ((christianne klein)) several big names are signing onto the white house's equal pay pledge. target, apple, and facebook... along with 26 other u-s companies. the announcement was made today because it's 'women's equality day." the pledge includes a promise by employers to conduct a yearly analysis of pay by gender, as well as review hiring and promotion processes.
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((christianne klein)) a las vegas native and a product of c-c-s-d is giving back. ((dave courvoisier)) >> why she chose to stay here in the city to teach./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four. ((christianne klein)) ads for joe heck are attacking my time as attorney general. the thing they left out is the truth. the truth is crime actually went down during my time in office.
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th, protecting seniors from scams, and holding banks accountable for defrauding homeowners. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems.
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i've been thinking... this might be the one thing in the world you pull apart to come together. new papa john's cinnamon pull-aparts covered with cinnamon crumble and sweet cream cheese icing.
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papa john's. when second grade students show up for school at robert forbuss elementary.. they'll have a brand new teacher with a unique history... (( kirstin barboza/ robert forbuss elementary school i'm nervous and super excited at the same time.. )) (( )) ((kirstin barboza/ robert forbuss elementary school everyone looks forward to putting their room together the whole year ..
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grade classroom at robert forbuss elementary school has a new teacher with deep roots in the district... ((kirstin barboza/ robert forbuss elementary school it's nice to be teaching in ccsd cause i feel like i'm giving back to the teachers that taught me : )) ((christianne klein)) >> 22 year old kirsten barboza was raised in las vegas.. her childhood taught in c-c-s-d classrooms.. and she recently graduated from u-n-l-v... now it's her turn to teach in the same district that fostered her own love of learning.. ((kirstin barboza/ robert forbuss elementary school i've wanted to be a teacher since i was in second grade myself)) ((kirstin barboza/ i was blessed to have really good teachers growing up here so they've always inspired me to become a teacher : )) ((christianne klein)) >> a home grown teacher is a rarity in c-c-s-d schools.. and forbuss' principal says it's a gift for the students.. and the entire school... ((shawn paquette/principal robert forbuss elementary to have someone who's come through the college system and done true student teaching and who's actually lived here and gone through the school system in las vegas.. i think it's fabulous for me and it's fabulous for the staff : )) ((christianne klein))
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this year of 15 second grade students.. ((christianne klein)) in just three days clark county students will be back in the classroom. all this week... we've been covering different ways to keep students safe as they head back to school. today... it was all about being safe in cars. the 'zero fatalities for children' campaign was at gene ward elementary today... handing out free booster seats to parents. (( especially with these carseats so often we don't truly understand exactly what kind of a seat the child should be in based upon their age, their weight and it's important that they be protected in er )) >> professionals were on hand to help parents better understand the proper ways to install and buckle up children. more events like this are planned for the coming weeks... we've put a link on las vegas now dot com with more information./// ((christianne klein)) while clark county doesn't start until monday... u-n-l-v students are already on campus.
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today. it spanned the entire campus... with live music, an outdoor movie, a scavenger hunt... even a barbeque. running around campus was a real eye- opener for one freshman we talked to: (( gabriela hernandez, unlv freshman: there's a huge difference this is a much bigger campus than a high school is. you literally have 15 minutes to walk from one place to another cuz that's how far it is and it's a lot of stairs too. )) ((christianne klein)) >> the u-n-l-v campus will be buzzing this year... the final presidential debate is set to be held at theho toss to weather ((tedd florendo)) looking outside showing some hazy skies still at this hour due to smoke from wildfires
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air quality advisory remains in effect through tomorrow. winds still remain gusty at times from the southwest and do expect some gusts at times tomorrow but not as strong. temps remain at or slightly below normal, but we should be not as hot tomorrow. ..... valley temps near 100 throughout the region. hottest over to the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation. not as hot over the west sid eand foothillls at today. great conditions up in kyle canyon where it still remain comfortable in the afternoon and evening hours. ................................ ... ........... region-wide temps show it
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very warm down the colorado river valley with in the 100's this afternoon from mesquite down river to laughlin. not as hot and more tolerablet temps can be found up in the central great basin. ................................ ... ........... u.s. temps show hot and muggy conditions continue for areas in the lower plains through the deep south. the heat states but not as muggy as early august where heat indices were up to 105 in some spots. cooler in the upper plains with more warm weather for seattle as they continue with sunshine and heat. ................................ ... ............ dry and hazy conditions can be found right now, with storms firing up in lincoln and mohave counties. we do expect a chance of some of this moisture to return in a southerly and southeasterly flow as the next system comes in from the west increasing moisture and storm chances for tomorrow and saturday. best chances still remain in the higher terrain and to the east. ................................
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with winds breezy at times early and relaxing winds by midnight. hazy early and mostly clear late night. tomorrow expect a high around 98 with temps still in the 100's for those eastside neighborhoods. winds a slight breeze from the south with increasing shower chances in the afternoon and in the slight category. ................................ ... ............. neighborhood by neighborhood temps tomorrow will be near 100 for the east parts of the valley and southeast sections like green valley and henderson. mid to high 90's for the far westside of town and up near aliante in the north sections. . ....... .... .................. extended forecast calls for slight shower chances tomorrow and saturday. temps will drop to the 90's then rebound back to near average in the 102 range by next week. expect a drier more desert-like setting next week as the monsoon retreats east and south.
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((christianne klein)) >> demetria obilor explains what crews are up to south of mccarran... in what's driving you crazy? (( )) demetria obilor: it probably feels great to have eastern avenue back and free of cones between sunset and warm springs, but it's almost like you traded in one street for construction on another. just a block over, crews have set up shop work is taking place between warm springs and eldorado lane. lane restrictions will be in place even crews aren't working. expect delays in the area through at least october 15. this construction is part of the central segment of the paradise-whitney interceptor. you may want to use eastern as an alternate to avoid slow downs. hey! what's driving you crazy? send your traffic question to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com.
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night lights are ready to shine ((christianne klein)) high school returns and we'll be all over the valley ((jon tritsch)) we'll be catching the touchdowns with our cameras and focusing on the game of the week >> coming up..we preview our game of the week..with provocative predictions from arbor view and liberty >> plus can unlv football make a title-contending turn-around.. the athletic director thinks so..sports is next announcer: you're
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fan's choice game of the week is a monster matchup between public school powerhouses.. arbor view travels to liberty aiming to make the ultimate city football statement second in the state last year and lost in the state title to bishop gorman.. arbor view gave gorman their closest game in the playoffs.. the two teams rarely play which makes tonight intriguing..beca use arbor view thinks liberty is overrated and liberty thinks they can dominate.. here are the pre game fighting words (andrew wagner/av: "i think we are underdogs just because they go to state every year. they only go to state because they are on the other side of the bracket." ethan dedeaux/liberty: "it's probably th best liberty team i've ever played for. i've started here since i
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offense and 4 on defense. andrew wagner/av: "if we were on liberty's side of the bracket, we'd be going every year to the state championship, but that's just it." kenyon oblad/liberty: "i played with these guys on this team for two years now-pretty much most of them and this year we are going to put it all together and do some real damage>" diego stubbs/av: "yeah, we are the underdogs but that doesn't matter, we just got to go and play." ethan dedeaux/liberty: "keep scoring and scoring, punch them in the mouth. that's what it is with that team. they are going to try and slow us down but they can't.") first high school game last night.. valley's helmets are elite..even seriously.. but durango came out fearlessly..kaden renshaw to kevin o'neil..fire up the scoreboard.. the trailblazers taking a torch to their 16 game losing streak.. renshaw..boogie kamara..and boogie is dancing in the endzone.. jayson johnson touchdown.. durango victorious tonight.. 40-0..ending the long winless drought in style.. ((jon tritsch)) it is excruciatingly
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traditionally underwhelming football program and make them a contender.. but unlv athletic director tina kunzer murphy is convinced she has the leader to do it this is tony sanchez's second season helming the rebel program and while he won just 3 games in his first season..his leadership and community centered connection has las vegas buzzing with anticipation and hope.. the a.d. thinks this will soon be one of college football's greatest turn arounds and a badge of honor for the university (tina kunzer-murphy/ad: "football is such a big ship to turn. you he much pressure on coach sanchez but he thrives on this. he's been able to engage the community, engage our student athletes, and engage our university community. with this building that is our dream to take us to the next level, it's huge. the impact on this university and to the community is tremendous.") minor league baseball game in
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field..you can't find a good shepherd when you need one.. a gate was left open..and all of a sudden right field became a petting zoo.. no word on whether the team's new uniforms are made of wool ((dave courvoisier)) that's all for us at 4. christianne klein after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now
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