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stepped in it in the gym. it only takes a little bit of mercury to do damage and their biggest concern are mercury vapors left behind. so far 800 bags have been inspected and are clear to go -- 100 of them are back with their owners. the investigation continued out of the classrooms as well. 7 buses had to be tested but they are clear. so far 60 homes have been screened for mercury-- and one of them was deemed unsafe by the local health district. ((jennifer ferran/home tested for mercury: this is what the principat 60th house he checked that day and he was going to do another 60 on sunday. so that's 120 houses and a 120 kids. )) i reached out to the clark county school district this morning for another update. but they don't expect to have any moreinformation for us until later this afternoon. ((nia wong)) >> the district says students will have to make up at least 2
no official days have been set but we do know they're looking at either election day or the week before thanksgiving. the district urges parents to keep an eye on their online portal --parent link-- to see if classes will resume tomorrow or not. reporting live from johnson junior high. nia wong 8 news now. ((michael stevens)) a 43 year old man now facing d-u-i and hit and run charges. metro police say he hit a bicyclist last night near torrey pines and charleston... crashed through a wall and into a backyard... then took off running. he was later arrested at his home. the bicyclist was transported to u-m-c, where he later died. this is the 7 death in metro's jurisdiction this year./// ((michael stevens)) and in reno .. three people are dead... after a small plane crashed after taking off at the reno - tahoe airport yesterday. it landed in a parking lot. there were no survivors. no word just yet on what exactly caused the technical difficulty./// ((michael stevens)) the heat is moving out after a warm weekend... but before we get to some cooler weather... the winds are picking up around the valley.
((sherry swensk)) skies are sunny and winds are bumping around at noon. .................... gusts have already made it above 25 mph overnight and through the morning hours. ..................... it was a hot weekend hitting 102 saturday and 101 yesterday.... but we'll have a cooler week. ........ breezy winds start to break down the heat. southwest gusts isolated areas. ............ the lake is just starting a wind advisory with sustained winds 20 to 30 mph and higher gusts this afternoon to make for dangerous boating and swimming on the open waters. ..................... tomorrow fire weather warnings across our entire forecast area and we'll talk more about that in your full forecast. ........ highs will climb to the mid 90s
definitely cooler than the weekend's low 100s./// ((michael stevens)) hillary clinton has cancelled her plans for a 2-day trip to california as she battles pneumonia. but as jamie yuccas explains... her rival donald trump says he takes no satisfaction in her health issues. hillary clinton is recuperating her stumbling and needing help getting into her suv. she was leaving a september 11th event at ground zero . nat "how are you feeling secretary clinton/ feeling great! feeling great! later, a smiling clinton left her daughter chelsea's manhattan apartment. her campaign initially said she felt overheated. but sunday evening her doctor announced that clinton had actually been diagnosed with pneumonia on friday.
questioned clinton's health expressed concern on cnbc. "it was quite sad to be honest with you. and i hope she gets well soon. no satisfaction, believe me, whatsoever. (jamie yuccas/cbs news, washington) clinton is 68. trump is 70. neither has released their full medical records although trump said this morning he had a physical last week and plans to release the results soon. he also released a new ad attacking clinton's comments last week at an lgbt fundraiser where she insulted half of trump's supporters.
sot from ad hillary ct supporters into what i call the 'basket of deplorables.' the racists, sexists, homophobic, xenophobic, islamophobic, you name it." people like you . . . you . . . and you. "deplorable." clinton has said she regrets the comments. jamie yuccas, cbs news, the white house. ((michael stevens)) >> trump's campaign says it will begin airing the ad in the battleground states of ohio, pennsylvania, north carolina and florida this week. by the way... clinton is scheduled to make a
brian loftus, kirsten joyce and sherri swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) week one of the nfl is officially in the books... but yesterday wasn't just a time for football. the day marked 15 years since the september 11th attacks. but as hena daniels shows us... it was also a day of patriotism and protest. in a show of solidarity and tribute to victims of the september 11 terror attacks, the seattle
before their season opener against the miami dolphins: (doug baldwin) we want to honor those lives that we lost 15 years ago on that tragic day and honor those who sacrificed their lives for our freedom.//we want to ensure that freedom and security and justice for all people during the same game, four miami dolphins kneeled on the sideline with hands on their hearts as "the star spangled banner" played... their coach talked after the game: (miami coach adam gase) it's their opinion, it's their right. my job is to coach a football team. york giants odell beckham and victor cruz could have them paying up... the two players could face fines by the n-f-l for wearing unsanctioned footwear... as they played in commemorative cleats showing the american flag and a tribute to the fdny. hena daniels cbs news. ((michael stevens)) >> the nfl could fine the players 6-thousand dollars for wearing the
country have vowed to pay the fines if they are enforced. looking ahead to monday night football tonight... colin kaepernick is expected continue his protest and sit out the national anthem ahead of the 49ers game against the los angeles rams./// ((michael stevens)) two different protests happened in portland over the weekend -- one for the bundy battle of the takeover of a federal wildlife refuge... another for the black lives matter movement. demonstrators want ammon bundy and his supporters to be released... the trial is expected to begin tomorrow. matter movement sought justice for a man killed in august./// ((michael stevens)) up next... flu season is approaching fast... and doctors are warning parents... that how they give medicine to kids... is just as important as what they're giving them. the valley's news leader is back after the break./// ((you're watching 8
((michael stevens)) a warning for parents as we get ready for fall. doctors are urging all moms and dads to be extra careful when treating things like a cold or the flu. a new study in "the journal of pediatrics" suggests 85-percent of parents are making mistakes when giving liquid medicine to children. researchers found most errors involved overdosing... and that "dosing cups" are linked m oral syringes. the study also found that using regular kitchen spoons for measuring is also a common mistake./// ((michael stevens)) >> another study of kids found a rise in soccer related injuries among children ages 7 to 17. researchers found about 3-hundred children are treated every day in the er . they looked at 25-years-worth of data and found sprains and fractures were the most common injuries... and that the rate of concussions
((michael stevens)) still ahead on the valley's news leader... saving those on the donor waiting list. see how this medical box is repairing donor lungs... so they can be used in patients who need them the most./// "there's one thing sharon still hasn't revealed. she isn't ready to go there yet. today, she's talking. the talk premiere live on cbs."
on any given day, more than 16-hundred people in north america are on a waiting list for new lungs. and many of those patients will not get the transplant they desperately need in time. doctors say one challenge is that many potential donor lungs are too damaged for transplantation.. new technology is reconditioning lungs and saving lives. for 63-year-old michele coleman, every birthday has special meaning. three years ago, c-o-p-d began to threaten her life. "i collapsed in our shower. i felt like i was breathing, but i wasn't getting any air." last year, michele was placed on the lung transplantation list, but a rare protein in her blood made things difficult. "when they tell you your chances
match, it's devastating." now a new device may greatly improve the odds for patients needing lungs. it's called the x-vivo "xvivo means out of body." the device is a large sterile box designed to maintain and improve donated lungs. for up to six hours, lungs are placed in the machine, which brings them to body temperature. it is also a ventilator, opening up restricted airways and it circulates a special solution through the organs to improve their function. "its job is to take a lunga transplanted and treat it." doctor varun (vahr-un) puri (poor-ee) says without x-vivo. only one in five donor lungs is healthy enough for transplantation. he says this device could have tremendous impact. "my estimate is somewhere between the ten to 20 percent range increase in the number of transplants due to this technology." last november, michele received donor lungs that had been reconditioned in the box.
can stroll the neighborhood with her husband. "you've got to keep your hope. you cannot give up." i'm martie salt, reporting. ((michael stevens)) >> the u-s food and drug administration approved the device to use in cases with patients who have end-stage lung disease.. and no other options. doctors say about half of the lungs that undergo reconditioning are eligible for transplant./// ((michael stevens))
cookbook next year... titled "the shake shack book." publishers have been pretty tight lipped about which recipes it will include. so we can only hope there's tips in there on how to make the perfect crinkle cut fries... or that tangy shack sauce./// that's all for 8 news now live at noon..
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