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the weekend is almost here. will these fall like temperatures carry over to the weekend? sherry has the answer in today's forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... today could be a big day for a plan that would bring the national football league to las vegas. ((brian loftus)) >> and... community leaders unite to get heroin off the streets. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) (r this morning... las vegas stadium officials are expected to make an historic proposal that could bring the nfl to the valley. thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus. the stadium committee meets this morning to give a final recommendation, before sending it to the nevada legislature for approval. the stadium project is worth 1.9 billion dollars. and it would be a home for a potential nfl team and unlv's
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authority board finalized its proposal for a new football stadium. if this proposal doesn't pass..unlv could still seek a new stadium on its own. (>>cedric crear/regent: "keep in mind, if the raiders do not decide to come, if sntic does not decide to build a stadium, then we want them to come back to the ciab board, our board and talk to us about building a stadium on unlv's campus.") ((brian loftus)) >> the stadium's one point nine billion dollar financing plan calls for the use of 750 million dollars in hotel room tax money, if approved, the raiders would need to finalize theiro vegas before january. /// ((kirsten joyce)) we want you to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you representing your favorite football team! 8 lucky viewers will be chosen to win an 8 news now mug! the winners are announced every friday morning at 6./// sherry how's the
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clear and cool this morning... feeling like fall. highs back up to 90 degrees by the afternoon and
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the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor)) back to you!///
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after a room at a house near eastern and bonanza. investigators say the man never should have been there in the first place. they tell us it was an accidental electrical fire the fire started inside a storage room.
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lived in that room. the area was cluttered... and powered by extension cords. olivares was rushed to the hospital... where he passed away./// ((kirsten joyce)) a pet dog is in safe hands this morning after he was rescued from a house fire. the fire started near lake mead and warm springs yesterday morning. the dog was found unresponsive near the front door... firefighters revived him with the help of a specialized oxygen mask. a veterinarian examined the dog. the animal appears to be in good condition. no people were hurt, but the fire ((brian loftus))) a local non profit... working to combat the heroin epidemic... wants to build a safe haven for high school students. they're one step closer to making that dream a reality. 8 news now reporter shakala alvaranga has the story it's a story we hear all too often. "he passed away of a heroin overdose when he was 19 years old." reese should be 25 today. "it almost feels like an epidemic and all of a sudden the community kind of wakes up." this idea ... is one built on the belief that
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numbers we haven't seen before." is worth saving. it's about putting an end to the stigma.... "i've been in recovery for many years." ...of what drug abusers look like. "it's about time that we start looking at schools like this that can capture these kids, turn them in the right direction... it's called a recovery school. "one of the best under utilized answers we have to addiction is going to be proliferation of recovery high for some, it's a chance at a new life. "i think the most dangerous words that a parent can say is 'never my child'. they're our friends ... our family ... anyone. "the outpour of support from this community for our family has been tremendous." his son, shane, remains in jail ... "he's had tremendous back pain and unfortunately a lot of people in pain start self medicating, and if the pills aren't doing enough, they turn to the next thing that might do
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is .... beyond amazing. and we all handle it differently." but they're over being quiet. "no one's talking about it. so fortunately kelli and i get the opportunity to actually start talking about this and make a difference." because ... "if we in our family don't get out here and get this done...then who will?" ((brian loftus)) >> the non profit is working with the school district to begin the planning stages of this proposal. school officials say they support the idea./// ((kirsten joyce)) reid's empty senate senate gets ugly. ((brian loftus)) >> a look at the bitter undertones and the price tag of all those campaign ads. ((brian loftus)) >> and the health of hillary clinton and donald trump takes center stage on the campaign trail. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria
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((kirsten joyce)) the political ads in the senate contest between congressman joe heck and former nevada attorney general catherine cortez masto are getting nasty -- and there are some bitter undertones to this campaign. mauricio marin shows us what's at stake in this race... and how much money is being spent. (( nat: "catherine cortez masto failed nevada rape
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catherine cortez masto and joe heck is getting ugly. supporters for republican joe heck are putting out t-v- commercials questioning democrat cortez masto's time as attorney general. ((nat: do you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? i do." )) ((mauricio marin)) while joe heck's public support for donald trump as president is getting bashed on by the cortez masto campaign. her campaign team says comments about cortez masto are lies. ((zach hudson/ commuc cortez masto campaign: "the ads against cortez masto are disgusting character attacks that lie about her record." 25:09 and have been proven false by one indepeendent fact check organization after another." )) ((mauricio marin)) even though the latest ad questionining cortez about her time as attorney general is put out by a third party interest group---joe heck's campaign says they're issues she should answer to. ((paulo sibaja/deputy communications director for joe heck: "that's legitimate reason legitimiate questions to be answered and specifically legitimate questions she has to answer to the voters of nevada." )) ((mauricio marin)) politics now co-host steve sebelius has been following both
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depicted in these t-v ads. ((steve sebelius/politics now co-host: "you should definitely be skeptical in what's said in these aids and these are people who are paid highly to basically manipulate the facts and make the opponent look really bad.")) ((mauricio marin)) and expects the mud slinging to ramp up weeks before the election. (( steve sebelius/politics now co-host: " you're going to have these ads at the very last minute wher they try to surprise you with something that you may have not seen coming and some strategic ads at the very end as people go to do ea ((kirsten joyce)) >> politics now host steve (suh-bay-leus) sebelius believes that at least 20-million dollars has been spent on this race. and even more will likely be dished out from both sides leading up to the election... which is two months away../// ((brian loftus)) hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail today after spending three days at home recovering from pneumonia. her campaign released a 2 page two-page letter from hillary clinton's personal physician...descr ibes her as being in quote - "excellent
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"recovering well from antibiotics" to treat her bacterial pneumonia. following the development...do nald trump revealed he takes medication to lower his cholesterol and blood pressure... >>dr. oz: if elected, at age 70, you will be the oldest person to ever enter the oval office. why do you think you have the stamina for the job?" >>donald trump: "yeah, just about the same age as ronald regan and hillary is a year behind me. i would say just based on my life, i mean i've had - i've actually - i don't know if this makes sense, i feel as good today as i did when i was 30." - ((bri >> trump is leading clinton in at least three polls in the key battleground states of ohio, florida, and nevada. the first debate is less than two weeks away./// ((brian loftus)) bill clinton isn't the only campaign surrogate while hillary recovers. her daughter chelsea is also stumping for the democratic presidential candidate. she made a stop in virginia where she toured a preschool program... and spoke to students at a college in salem. her message was aimed at students... as she tries to win over younger voters who say they aren't excited to vote in november./// ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all
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on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) the mob museum getting some much needed positive reviews. ((brian loftus)) >> we'll see where the historic musuem ranks with some of the best museums in the nation./// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((kirsten joyce))
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes.
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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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definitely go. ((brian loftus)) >> according to "trip advisor"... the mob museum in downtown las vegas is one of the top museums in the nation. which is based on an algorithm... that looks at the quantity and quality of reviews on the site. in all... the mob museum came in at number 19 for the top u-s museums. "the met" in new york city and the 'art institute of chicago' came in at number one and number two./// sherry how's the weather
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after some nice 80s yesterday. ........ a steady warm-up this week until
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heavy rain again along the east coast.
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((demetria obilor)) there's a crash on southbound 95 crashes on swenson and charleston are gone. you're dealing with cones on southbound i-15 at us 95 due to project neon. this weekend the southbound 95 ramp to i-15 south will close.
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not a peaceful occupation." he went on to describe the initial takeover as an armed clearing of a room using military- style tactics. the trial is expected to last until november./// ((kirsten joyce)) football season is more alive than ever in minnesota. ((brian loftus)) >> we'll take a look at the special treat vikings fans were able to catch before the start of the season./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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money german company "bayer to buy u-s seed maker "monsanto." the company is a leading producer of genetically engineered seed and roundup. while the deal was struck between the two companies... if it's blocked by anti- trust laws... bayer will still have to pay monsanto two billion dollars as a break- up fee./// ((kirsten joyce)) netflix is fighting for consumers... the company recently submitted a filing to the f-c-c-... asking them to deem data caps 'unreasonable.' streaming high quality movies can eat up bandwidth quickly... meaning netflix users will see their speeds throttled...
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that's obviously something netflix does not want. if the f-c-c sides with netflix... it could put pressure on internet providers to get rid of data caps./// ((brian loftus)) vikings fans in northern minnesota are being treated to a special visit to fire them up for the start of football season. the team's original "gjallarhorn" (gal-er-horn) is stopping at various locations in what's being called the "sound of the north" tour. the horn - built in 2007 - is sounded before vikings games. it wasp lakes aquarium tuesday. the horn will make its next stop thursday in the city of bemidji./// we'll be right back........///
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it's finally starting to feel like fall in the valley. how long will these cool temps last? sherry will tell us all about it. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...tropical storm julia is now a tropical depression. but it still ripped through the southern coast. we'll take a look at historical storm. ((brian loftus)) >> and... a senior citizen community is fighting to have their electricity turned back on after major malfunction. the i-teams vanessa murphy investigated the issue . ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good dy, right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))

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