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((brian loftus)) using public money on the
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zaiya said: no no and no- keep your frigging sports teams and stadiums and use our tax dollars for something that will improve our communities - like better education. and definitely don't build it by the friggin airport! think of the future! airport traffic is bad enough- jacob said simply: bring the raiders
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suggestion: legalize marijuana and use the taxes from that. and the schools of course. ((brian loftus)) and later today.. unlv's president will give his second state of the university address. len jessup is expected to touch on a potential revamping of the school's mascot.. hey reb. he's also expected to talk about expanding unlv's engineering and hospitality programs. and more details could be revealed about the presidential debate to be held at unlv in campus, and is open to the public./// ((brian loftus)) firefighters had to respond to the alexis park hotel this morning... after pepperspray was used in a fight. a dozen people were evaluated on the scene.. but none were taken the hospital. the alexis park hotel is on harmon between koval and paradise. metro police say they think the fight started because of an argument over a stolen car./// ((brian loftus)) and our nice weather continues this week.
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((sherry swensk)) yes, it's nice and sunny... mornings feeling cool and very comfortable for now...but the mornings will get milder as the week finishes warmer and the weekend heats up. ................ temps will get closer to normal today... and then we'll get to those mid 90s by the weekend. ............... the showers and snow are lifting ...... leaving the southwest dry and warmer. mid 90s today by later in the afternoon. ((brian loftus)) >> a 75-year-old man is in
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a motorized tricycle. it happened near rainbow and desert inn last night. witnesses say the trike was traveling very fast.. and did not slow down when approaching the traffic light. the driver rear- ended two cars.. and was thrown off the tricycle. the other drivers who were hit.. stayed on scene and tried helping the man. the crash remains under investigation. /// ((brian loftus)) police in columbus ohio shot and killed a 13-year-old boy they thought was pulling a gun the gun was later determined to be a b-b- gun... that looked like a real gun. the shooting happened last night as officers were responding to a robbery. the boy.. tyree king... was one of three suspects... and officers chased him into an alley where they say he pulled the weapon: ((police chief jacobs in addition to this appearance it also had a laser light attached to it, right underneath the barrel. our officers carry a gun that looks practically identical to this weapon. ))
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thorough investigation.. saying they results would go to a grand jury to decide if any charges should be brought./// ((brian loftus)) despite constant warnings from law enforcement.. children are still left in hot cars across the country. 29 children have died this year from heatstroke incidents. a bipartisan group of law makers are unveiling the hot cars act today. it would require automakers to install technology that alerts drivers as they exit the car, if the p rear seat. supporters of the bill say it would be another consumer reminder, to help improve this problem./// ((brian loftus)) stopping rampant drug abuse: (( " fortunately kelli and i get the opportunity to actually start talking about this and make a difference." )) ((brian loftus)) city councilman steve ross opens up about his sons struggles during a meeting aimed at curbing the heroin epidemic... next on 8 news now, the valley's
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including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me. i want to be unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable.
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a local non profit, working to combat the heroin
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high school students. the recovery school would be a place where students can get their diploma and recover from alcohol and drug use. shakala alvaranga has more on the plan: 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 every child .... 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.
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addiction is going to be proliferation of recovery high schools." 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 enough." 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)) as of right now, the non profit is working with the school district to begin the
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school officials say they are behind the idea./// ((brian loftus)) a welcomed surprise. the change of course for tropical storm julia.. and the next tropical storm waiting in the wings... plus... our below triple digit weather should stay put for a little while.. sherry swensk has your full forecast... still ahead on 8 news now, ((you're watching 8
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((brian loftus)) tropical storm julia has been downgraded to a tropical depression. but that doesn't mean the threat of bad weather is over. it is a welcome turn of events for south carolina residents... it was thought that julia next several days... and possibly even strengthen. now it moved offshore and is fizzling out. the twelfth storm is brewing in the eastern atlantic... it is expected to be a tropical storm named carl. at this point it is too far away to know exactly where it will go./// ((brian loftus)) sherry.. we have been talking about tropical storms for weeks.. and there are 2 and half months left in the hurricane season! ((sherry swensk))
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hurricane season seems to be more active. ............... the pacific has been active as well...but the desert is quiet. quiet and warm today. .......... not looking for much wind, but more heat. and a little more heat ............. temps outside the valley right now are moving into the 80s. it feels good, but if you stay outside for a while - it gets warm. and the dry air means you need
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asthma for kids and ragweed contributes to that as it blooms actively in the fall - right from the summer months. ....... and it will heat up again to normal and a little above. ............ high pressure will build over the southwest again while rain and thunderstorms move through the plains. ..... heavy rain from julia should
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tomorrow. .............. hotter mid 90s for our weekend.
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion.
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to the campaign trail for the for the first time since recovering from pneumonia. she will appear in north carolina. and donald trump is in new york to address an economic club iin manhattan. craig boswell has the latest on today's presidential campaign:
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health talk show and his campaign made public a one-page summary. the paper offers some information about trump's physical condition. in what appears to be a swipe at clinton's pneumonia- induced break, the campaign said that the records show "mr. trump is in excellent health, and has the stamina to endure - uninterrupted - the rigors of a punishing and unprecedented presidential campaign...." last night in ohio, the republican nominee questioned his rival's stamina. "i don't know folks, you think hillary would be able to stand up don't know." today, trump addressed an ecomonic club in new york and has a rally tonight in new hampshire. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((brian loftus)) and we are your local election headquarters through the campaign season. you can stay up to date here on channel 8.. and on las vegas now dot com./// las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) a new home for a cat... that captured the national
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cat" to find a new family... next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8
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((brian loftus)) people in southeast china got an unusual sight.. when winds from a typhoon set a giant inflatable moon balloon loose. the balloon was part of a mid-autumn festival. but the giant half deflated balloon got loose and set off
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unsure what to do before moving out of the way. local say it spiced up the festival this year./// ((brian loftus)) the cat who clawed out of his grave last year.. earning himself the nickname "zombie cat".. now has a new home. the humane society of tampa bay spent about 11-thousand dollars to keep the cat.. whose actual name is bart... alive. the owner sued the organization for keeping him... and the two sides settled out of court. the foster family that has been taking care of bart for over a year.. has now officially adopted him./// 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.
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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. 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.
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? >> brooke: r.j.! >> r.j.: oh, mom, dad, i'm sorry. i-i'm interrupting. i'll just come back. >> brooke: oh, no! you better come in here! >> ridge: hey! >> brooke: oh! >> r.j.: well, um, how are you guys? >> brooke: [ laughs ] >> ridge: we'll ask the questions around here. hey. >> brooke: why didn't you call us? i thought you were up in o semester. >> ridge: is everything okay? >> r.j.: i'm home. it's better than okay.


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