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((mic >> kirsten... in a statement the for-profit college chain said today with profound regret they're ending academic operations at all of its more than 130 campuses across 38 states. i-t-t operates two campuses here in the valley... one in north las vegas... the other in henderson. both have officially closed their doors. i-t-t educational services made the announcement today and says stripping of financial aid is forcing the school to close immediately. last month, the u.s. department of education said the school could not enroll new students who use federal financial aid. the school accuses the government of "unfairly" stripping it of eligibility for student aid. i-t-t tech stopped enrolling students altogether august 29th while looking for other options for students and staff. the indiana based company says
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students and alumni as well as more than 8,000 employees. ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael, what has the reaction been of students who have stopped by to check-in at the campus? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, we've seen some. many people are in disbelief. of course, we're following this story all day long... and will have updates on our later newscasts. kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) a 47-year-old-woman a 47-year-old-woman was killed while crossing the street last night. she was hit by a motorcycle near lake mead and civic center. she was not in the crosswalk at the time. the motoryclce rider had some non-life threatening injuries. north las vegas police say speed and alochol were not factors in the crash. this is the 12-th deadly crash in thier jurisdiction this year./// ((kirsten joyce))
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pounding away at the new england coast today. what was hurricane hermine is churning in the atlantic ocean. parts of cape cod are being hit with 50 mile an hour winds. in rhode island... the winds fueled the flames engulfing this ocean front home.. and snapped utility poles: (("all of a sudden i heard a crack, and it sounded like lightning i ran out front and saw the tree on the ground. naturally it happened in seconds" )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> hermine is expected come to a near stop and remain stationary. dangerous rip currents and strong winds will remain in cape cod through tomorrow./// ((kirsten joyce)) let's check in with sherry ((sherry swensk)) then hermine will pull out back east to the atlantic, but it will take another day or so of getting a beating. ............ here at home, we have sunshine
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temps are warming into the 80s and near 90 for most neighborhoods. ............. the air is dry and will sty even though there is a hurricane remnants heading for the desert. we'll talke about newton coming up in the forecast. ......... temps will keep steadily warming through the afternoon and through the week. mid 90s today are still slightly below normal, but hotter 100s are on the near horizon.
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clinton are both focusing on southern battleground states today. but trump's visit with mexico's president last week is still making headlines. trump says the mexican president broke the ground rules the men agreed to before discussing the proposed wall along on the border: ((donald trump it was discussed that it wouldn't be discussed, they know my stance. clinton: it has been the mission of his campaign from the very first day to demonize immigrants. )) ((kirsten joyce)) agreed to all three presidential debates. the final one will be held here in las vegas./// ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races that matter to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) olympic gold medalist connor fields was honored by clark county commissioners this morning. the green valley high school graduate was given a key to the strip.. and today was named connor fields day. he won america's first gold medal in the b-m-x race.. and had to overcome a broken wrist just
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(( i knew there was a light at the end of the tunnel. i know i had the ability to get a medal and i would not be satisfied if i quit or gave up. or that i wanted to know if i could have gotten a medal. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> connor says he plans on competing in at least one more olympics. he is also going to unlv. and he said he plans to go down to the strip friday night and see exactly what that key opens./// ((kirsten joyce)) a trip that hasn't gone as planned. to being called a dirty word by the president of the phillipines.... next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((you're watching the valley's news leader with brian loftus, kirsten joyce and sherri swensk.
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i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background]
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get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out!
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((kirsten joyce)) president obama is visiting the country of laos. he is the first sitting president to visit the isolated southeast asian nation. and he is already in the middle of a diplomatic dispute. margaret brennan is in laos capitol city with more:
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respectful..." speaking in tagolog, philippine president duterte told reporters that he'd call the u-s president a "son of a bch" if questioned about his violent crackdown that has killed more than two thousand suspected drug dealers since july when asked to respond, president obama chose his words carefully.. (obama) "i have seen some of those colorful statements in the past, so clearly he's a colorful guy." cancelled his tuesday meeting with mr duterte who is known for those unusually crass comments - including cursing the pope and using a homophobic slur to describe the us ambassador to the philippines. instead president obama is dealing with another crisis here in asia nuclear armed north korea fired off three ballistic missiles into the sea of japan yesterday a "reckless" move -the white house said - that threatened
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it rattled the nerves of u-s ally south korea. president obama discussed how to respond to the incident with president park geun hye. ( obama) "we are united in condemning north korea's continued missile launches including this week while china was hosting the g20." and president obama will next try to repair a rift with laos, a country where people are still dying from american bombs dropped during the vietnam war. president obama will meet with some of those viti vientiane, laos. ((kirsten joyce)) a controversy is growing over the safest way to fight the zika virus. in miami... specialized trucks are being used for the first time to kill mosquitoes that carry the virus. the chemical they are using is environmentally friendly. but critics say it's not strong enough.. and they want to use a neurotoxin called naled instead: (( tanjim hossain ) "when a droplet of the insecticide touches a mosquito it kills the mosquito pretty
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>> the c-d-c and e-p-a both insist naled is safe. but it has been banned by the european union... and protested in puerto rico.. where officials say it could be dangerous for pregnant women./// ((kirsten joyce)) how close is too close for comfort? the new style of living that has millenials up close and personal... and could we see some wet weather this week? your full forecast still ahead on 8 news now, ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.))
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it's warm...
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our area today and it looks like we will get missed by the remnants of hurricane newton that's battering baja today. ............ temps are warming up at noon... hitting some low 90s around town, but mostly sticking to 80s for now. .............. and that super dry air means you have to keep drinking water and stay hydrated or you will likely experience d we have something new blooming again and that's sage. those beautiful purple and whites bushes are so pretty to look at, but a lot of people are allergic to them. and they are in full bloom again - as they are several times a year. ................. winds this week have carried the pollen and dust around to keep us sneezing. .............. barely hanging on as a category one hurricane... newton has pounded baja today wiht one hundred-plus mph winds around cabo san lucas. ..............
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into the desert... heading for arizona and new mexico - even west texas - over the next couple of days. ........... high pressure over our area should push that tropical moisture east and away from us... with heavy rain expected. maybe up to 6 inches of rain in those states. ............ flood watches are posted in those southern reaches near mexico border. ............. we will keep increasing the heat and get back to summer-like temps in the low 100s by the end of the week. today in the mid 90s... but by friday up to 100 degrees ............. that lasts another day or so and then another system drops in from the north to coolus down again next week.
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage.
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tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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back this weekend. and the arts and crafts festival is held at the c ashman center. brenda meehan.. who is the spokeswoman for the festival.. and hannah brook.. who is the director of community and donor relations at safe nest. brenda: --what makes the harvest festival different from other arts and
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crafts shows? --how does the festival give back to the community. hannah:
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((you're watching 8 news now at noon.)) ((you're watching 8
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how a mouse was responsible for this s-u-v ended up underwater and why the driver may be a little embarrassed to tell this story./// ((kirsten joyce)) a new type of housing aimed at millenials trades
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it can be compared to dorm style living with amenities. for 40 or 50 dollars a night.. it includes a bed - tv - and storage area. what's missing - is privacy. every pod is wide open - to encourage interaction with other guests. ((elvina beck/ podshare founder) "we're in the sharing economy people are sharing their homes, their cars, tasks are being shared online" )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> right now the pod shares are only in los angeles.. but the owner says she is working on expanding./// that's all for 8 news now the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter. have a great afternoon./// i'm catherine cortez masto and i come from a big family. a whole lot of people. a whole lot of love. and a whole lot of food. my dad's family was from mexico.
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n nevada and we grew as a family really grew as a family. dad got his start parking cars at the dunes hotel. but he went on to be the head of tourism for las vegas and helped build the city we know today. dad lived his life following three principles, work hard, be honest and respect everyone, that's what i tried to do as attorney general. catherine took on the big banks when they preyed on homeowners. and forced them to pay one point nine billion dollars to nevadans. ting children from sex traffickers. and passed laws to keep seniors safe from crooked scams. i'm catherine cortez masto, i approve this message because i've spent my career solving problems, isn't that something
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? >> brooke: go ahead. say it. >> ridge: you sure about that? a lifetime commitment to bill spencer? >> rick: i already asked mom that same question, and she said yes. frankly, i think she's rushing into things. >> brooke: sweetheart, bill and katie have agreed on a divorce settlement, and will is gonna be fine. he's gonna be loved and protected. everybody's just moving on. >> rick: including you. >> brooke: i think it's time. don't you? >> rick: and you're okay with this? >> ridge: am i okay with what? with her marrying bill spencer?

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