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an officer injured .. and sent to the hospital .. we're live on scene with the latest on the crash. ((patrick walker)) >> plus... a traffic nightmare will be starting tonight.. the closures that you need to know about at the spaghetti bowl. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... mother nature is giving us a little break from the fall like weather ... the increase in temps just in time for the weekend. ((patrick walker)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts 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. ((patrick walker)) >> and i'm patrick walker in for brian. a metro officer is in the hospital this morning... after his motorcycle was rear ended. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live on scene near tropicana and durango ... and we have a photojournalist outside of umc trauma where the
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the crash so far?
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roads? tropicana is closed between ra officer was injured in a crash. use alternates like flamingo and russell. watch out for a crash at harmon and maryland parkway. the 95 south ramp to i-15 south looks fine now, but it will close later tonight. kirsten has those details.
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back to you! ((kirsten joyce)) n-dot says you'll want to avoid driving near the spaghetti bowl this weekend . the ramp from the 95 south onto the i-15 south will close at 10 o'clock tonight and won't reopen untsu shift two lanes on the spaghetti bowl ramp in preparation for the demolition of a bridge that crosses symphony park drive. when the ramp reopens... driver will see a slight reconfiguration of the lanes entering i-15 south. n-dot says they understand just how big of a traffic headache this will cause: ((tony illia // n-dot: we're certainly taking it very seriously. anytime you mess with i-15 or the spaghetti bowl, it's a big deal.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> if you have to get through
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re-route you north on i-15 to the 'd' street exit. again, this is all for project neon. the nearly one- billion project will widen i-15 between sahara avenue and the spaghetti bowl. /// ((patrick walker)) the fate of the proposed nfl stadium for the raiders is now in the hands of the governor -- to potentially pass on to lawmakers to approve it. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the oversight committee recommended the plan to governor sandoval yesterday. backers want state lawmakers to meet and approve the deal as soon as possible so they can pitch it to nfl team owners, three- quarters must approve any team relocation./// ((patrick walker)) the 65 thousand seat stadium would cost nearly 2 billion dollars. 750 million of that would come from public funds .. from raising the hotel room tax. it would be the biggest public contribution ever to an n-f-l stadium. the adopted economic analysis calculates the stadium will have a 620-million dollar annual impact... and would create 6-thousand jobs
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stadium. the projected tax revenue is 35 million dollars per year. about 13 and a half million dollars would go toward k-12 schools./// ((patrick walker)) that stadium wouldn't just impact the city ... it would also impact unlv. the rebels will get to play there .. the committee wanted to make sure that unlv was a big part of these plans way beyond just having its own locker room in the stadium./// ((patrick walker)) the raiders aren't calling las vegas home just yet .. they're still oakland's team and there's no guaranteeh actually move here. ((kirsten joyce)) the mayor of their hometown released a statement ... here's what oakland mayor libby schaaf had to say: quote "oakland has a lot to offer to this team and the nfl. the colliseum site is the most accessible and transit-rich location for professional sports in the country, the bay area is a tremendous market for the league both in terms of sports and ancillary development opportunities and the regional fan base here is without comparison." end quote./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) this morning clear skies...
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around areas of the valley...but overall winds will be light and variable this afternoon. .............. temps are cooling down from upper 80s and officially hitting that 90 degrees yesterday to the 60s this morning. .......... we'll keep plenty of sunshine today... and slightly warmer. highs will make it to the low 90s and staying dry until next week. back to you! talk about a strange sight!
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>> the moon that was a little too close to earth .. and had people running. ((kirsten joyce)) plus... this cone zone isn't slowing you down, but you still want to know what crews are up to, so demetria found out... that answer and more coming up in "what's driving you crazy?" ((patrick walker)) and ... start your week on 8 news now good day.. with "monday mornings with the mayors." you can submit your questions on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered. we'll be right back o ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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the new salami caprese panini from subway. pressed and grilled to cinematic perfection to get a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. part of the new chef-inspired
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e... don't believe... don't believe joe heck's attacks. catherine cortez masto has always served with integrity. as a federal prosecutor and attorney general... she made sex trafficking a felony crime. she worked with the bush and obama administrations to combat terrorism. as attorney general, she helped reduce crime. that's why she's endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. catherine cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto, and i approve this message. this is 8 news now good day)) ((kirsten joyce)) forget a full moon .. half moon .. total eclipse ... this was the furious moon. ((sherry swensk)) >> at least, that's what people in china were calling
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moon managed to get loose and winds blew it all over town! it was like something from a sy- fy movie ... people and cars were trying to dodge it while it rolled around town freely. the inflatable moon was part of the annual mid- autumn festival .. when people in china celebrate and gaze at the moon./// sherry, how's the weather? th
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areas of the valley...but overall winds will be light and variable this afternoon.t .............. temps are cooling down from upper 80s and officially hitting that 90 degrees yesterday to the 60s this morning. .......... we'll keep plenty of sunshine today... and slightly warmer. highs will make it to the low 90s and staying dry until next week. now to demetria for a
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durango and buffalo. use alternates like flamingo and russell.
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hospitalized ... after having the same procedure at a dental clinic in anaheim, california. the kids all had baby root canals ... which is a common procedure. afterwards, several developed symptoms of a serious and potentially life- threatening infection. california health officials are now contacting 500 other children who had the procedure as far back as may .. because the infection can be slow to develop. the clinic has agd now./// ((patrick walker)) donald trump continues to campaign ... just one day after releasing his economic plan. during his speech in new york yesterday, the republican nominee promised 25 million new jobs .. saying the economy will average 3 and a half percent growth. trump is also pledging not to raise taxes. meanwhile, trump's campaign is trying to shut down speculation that he still believes president obama was not born in the u-s.
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longer a birther....a belief he's held for years. democratic nominee hillary clinton criticized trump for refusing to say the president was born here...during an interview with the washington post./// ((patrick walker)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) after the break on 8 news now good day.. helping kids get over their stage fright ... ((patrick walker)) >> the talent show that was a confidence booster at one local school ... in today's what's cool at school. ((kirsten joyce)) and it's time r register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// you're watching 8 news
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"it's halloween time my frightful fiends, and disneyland is ours!" "going down!" "boo!" (screams) halloween time at the disneyland resort means there's wicked fun in both parks... and make sure to see the twilight zone tower of terror
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hands on the i-phone 7 and 7 plus . ((patrick walker)) the upgraded phone is water resistant, has better cameras .. and apple got rid of the headphone jack. however, the tech giant is already warning customers that some of the phones will be in
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bucks .. the 7 plus starts at 769.//// ((kirsten joyce)) we caught up with the folks who were lined up outside tow square earlier this morning.. the first of the bunch started lining up as early as one a-m. ((eddie garcia waiting in lline "is this your first time standing out here? no, i do it basically every year just to get my hands on the new device i love the product so why not?")) ((kirsten joyce)) crowd we've seen in years past and customers we talked to chalked it up to some of the top models already being sold out./// ((patrick walker)) people weren't just lined up in las vegas.. tech gurus have been camped out in front of the apple stores all around the country ... this is in san francisco. ((kirsten joyce)) and here is a look at the folks up all night in the big apple. some of them might be bummed out .. the jet black sold out during pre- orders so it won't be
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demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor j- p wants to know, "what's going on just off 215 and cheyenne?" i reached out to the city of las vegas to find out what's going on. j.p., you're most likely seeing the construction of the access road to summerlin village 26 reverence. the city says the access road comes off cliff shadows parkway and hugs the
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cox cable has also been in the are working with fiber cable on cliff shadows, just west of 215, as well. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((patrick walker)) the huntridge center near downtown is shining bright again. the folks behind its restoration turned on its new sign. into revitalizing the area. the shopping plaza will soon have new landscaping, windows and sidewalks. if you'd like to check it out, it's located on charleston near maryland parkway./// ((kirsten joyce)) two elementary schools, taking the stage for an annual talent show, brian loftus has today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) two local elementary schools - robert lake and ruby thomas - teamed up for a talent show featuring the skills of
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find a love of performing..... joseph buck pta president - robert e. lake elem. "it's more to let some of these kids get out of their shells, then strictly a talent show." ((brian loftus)) students showed courage and pride when taking the stage. zakiyah was so apprehensive at first, she felt a little sick. but her teachers and teammates were by her side..... zakiyah green 5th grade "on stage, since i have support....my friends support me, it's fun, and my teacher, she supports me, and she makes it fun." ((brian loftus)) now she loves the chance to excel in her favorite pat 5th grade "dancing with everybody, at the end." ((brian loftus)) we caught the kids during a recent rehearsal. the payoff....perform ing for friends, family, and the whole school nathaniel mahnesmith 6th grade "honestly, my most favorite thing it to bring talent to make kids happy- that's the main reason why." ((brian loftus)) these two schools often combine events - carnivals, movie nights, and now for the second year in a row - the talent show....with 22 acts and 2 closing numbers joseph buck pta president - robert e. lake elem. "we have singing, we have acting, we have dancing."
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feel the freedom and fun of trying something new, and maybe discover a love of the arts joseph buck pta president - robert e. lake elem. "it's anything the want to do, it's more of a variety show than anything else." "it's just about letting them experience the arts in a way that they're going to enjoy." ((brian loftus)) and that's "what's cool at school" ((kirsten joyce)) to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas now dot com.. it'll be under the community tab under sections. or send us an email... cool at schl dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// ((patrick walker)) a reunion after a dramatic rescue during the flooding i louisiana.... ((kirsten joyce)) >> the heartwarming
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again for the first time. we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((kirsten joyce)) ((kirsten joyce)) now on good day... now on good day... 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. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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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. my mom's was from italy. 60 years ago they met here in nevada and we 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. she became a national leader in protecting children from sex traffickers.
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ause i've spent my career solving problems, isn't that something
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umc trauma .. how he's doing this morning .. after being rear- ended during patrol. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus... you'll want to avoid the spaghetti bowl this weekend .. the major closure impacting thousands of people. ((patrick walker)) >> and... a warm up is on the way just in time for your weekend.. sherry is tracking the temps to see just how high they'll go. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten jc 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((patrick walker)) >> and i'm patrick walker in for brian. we're following some developing news right now.. an officer is in the hospital .. after an early morning crash. ((kirsten joyce)) >> this happened shortly after 4 am near tropicana and durango. 8 news now reporter michael stevens has been live on scene all morning .. .and has the lastest on the investigation. michael?
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tropicana is closed between durango and buffalo. use russell...
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back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
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weather? ((sherry swensk)) this morning clear skies...
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rise. and some light breezes around areas of the valley...but overall winds will be light and variable this afternoon. .............. temps are cooling down from upper 80s and officially hitting that 90 degrees yesterday to the 60s this morning. .......... we'll keep plenty of sunshine today... s highs will make it to the low 90s and staying dry until next week. back to you!///
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a funeral will be held later today for the 9- year- old boy killed in a dog attack last month. derion stevenson went to his friends house in an east side neighborhood .. attacked the child. the dog has since been euthanized.. services for little derion will be held at the greater mount sinai baptist church./// ((kirsten joyce)) a reunion .. that almost wasn't .. ((patrick walker)) >> how a rescuer continues to help a woman and her dog.,, that he helped save. ((kirsten joyce)) we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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((sherry swensk)) remember this dramatic video from the historic flooding in louisiana last month? woman from her car moments before it went under ... then at the last second.. saved her dog too. omar villafrana was there as the two reunited this week. in the middle of august's historic louisiana flood... 27-year-old david phung jumped in the raging waters in baton rouge to rescue a woman in this red car sinking to her certain death. (sot, david from aptn)
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and that's where you see that the car started to sink and//she was actually about to be in real trouble. (nat pop from video) in the chaos...phung managed to pull 53-year-old haley brouilette out to safety - one of many rescues he made that week, as part of the cajun river rescue squad. "get my dog, get my dog now" but he wasn't finished with his rescue operation. (layer audio underneath picture) (sot david/aptn) so i took took on (nat pop) ohhhh (david emerges with the dog) brouislette had just gotten out of the hospital after kidney surgery. she was on her way to pick up medication when she drove into the floodwaters with her trusted dog sassy. (sot, brouilette) i was so scared, i was more scared for her than anything - more scared for her - (sot hailey/emtional) it's so hard to start over because you dont know where to start. a month after her brush with death, brouilette is still homeless. her street, washed away with the floodwaters. (nat pop/hugging david phung) awww! you are so sweet! this week she was reunited with the stranger who
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and dog treats for sassy. (sot hailey) i think it is divine intervention i believe that in my heart and my soul) hailey says she's blessed to be alive...proving the only thing that can match mother nature's worst is human nature's best. (sot david) it's just who we are in louisiana - we help people in times of need//i was put in that place to help her out and just so happened to be, everything worked out right." ov, cbs news, denham sherry how's the weather today?
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today... and slightly warmer. 90s and staying dry until next week. ... then we have a chance for some rain next week. it will be coming up from the south. ............. tropical moisture developing over mexico right now will eventually
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the desert early next week. ........... that will break the heat for us after hitting near 100 on sunday. demetria, how are the roads?
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overnight sunday through friday through march. expect delays at us 95 and flamingo for road work.
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and the fun you can have..coming up next on 8 news now good day. plus... ((i am charlie rose. coming up, the united states ambassador to the united nations, samantha power, on how to deal with syria and north korea. that's coming up, on cbs this morning. )) /// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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new at 6 am ... the nevada public utilities commission is set to vote today on a deal to restore cheaper rates for solar roof ((kirsten joyce)) >> if approved, it would apply to customers who installed or applied for a system prior to this year. they would be grandfathered into lower rates for the next 20 years. ((patrick walker)) >> the puc increased rates this year ... saying it corrected a subsidy that non- solar customers were paying .. for those who had panels. ((kirsten joyce)) >> the decision sparked controversy and protests .. and some companies said they were forced to lay off employees./// ((patrick walker)) you'll be enjoying some delicious gyros and baklava! the greek food festival kicks
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>> it's set up at the baptist greek orthodox church near hacienda and jones. the festival runs through sunday... tickets cost 6 bucks .. or you can get the three day pass for 10... parking is free. there will be greek bands ... shops with jewelry, and clothes and plenty of other things ... they will even be raffling off a new mercedes this year. again, the greek food fest runs through sunday .... oop/ weather today?
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advantage of the cool temps near 70 degrees and light winds. ................ we'll keep plenty of sunshine today... and slightly warmer. highs will make it to the low week. ............. the lake will heat up more today with mid to low 90s and light and variable winds. ........... the mountians will be gorgeous in the upper 60s today and then overnight lows in the 40s. ............. our mornings will be milder as the afternoons get warmer this
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thunderstorms next tuesday and it's not a big chance - but it's there for now. ....... back to sunny and 90s after that./// demetria, how are the roads?
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viral this morning.. ((patrick walker)) is going viral this morning.. ((patrick walker)) about the actor's new job. we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((kirsten joyce))
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woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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news this morning .. a motorcycle officer was taken to umc trauma .. after he was rear- ended by someone driving a sedan. this happened shortly after 4 am near tropicana and durango. no exact word on the officers condition .. but we're told he is conscious and talking. we have a crew on scene working to learn more information .. we'll continue to have live reports during cbs this morning after 7 am./// ((patrick walker)) the markets just opened
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the nasdaq jumped 75./// the nasdaq jumped 75./// ((demetria obilor)) bill murray is trending this morning .. because people are so excited about his new gig... the actor is going to be slinging drinks just like tom cruise in cocktail! but-- he's doing it for real... murray will be bartending in brooklyn this weekend. it's his son, homer's bar and it's the first weekend it's opening.. he says ... "what my dad lacks in experience, hm murray has always been a quirky guy .. jumping out of cakes .. and even hopped behind the bar a few years back in austin./// kirsten joyce as we wrap up for the end of the week.... we've done a lot of dancing and eating on 8 news now good day.... ((sherry swensk)) >> so, let's dance our way into this week's brighter moments. ((sherry swensk)) one ucla student wanted everything to go smoothly .. so she just wanted to be very clear in her demands and witches ..
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potential roommate, i want the desk that's near the window. plain and simple. i don't care who gets the bottom bunk. just now what i stated above is what i'm expecting once i arrive at the dorm. ((brian loftus)) you know i think it's kind of interesting that you accidentally used the word witches there instead of wishes. laughs ((sherry swensk)) that's a freudian slip. jill wagner; a start up in silicon valley it's called zoom pizza. it's using intelligent machines to make the pizza the dough belt machines add the sauce and slide it into the oven. robots also add cheese toppings laughing ((kirsten joyce)) >>thank you jill brian is doing his own robot so...... ((brian loftus)) >>i'm putting the pepperoni on i can't see you guys i just hear kirsten losing it. ((brian loftus)) speaking of devouring food we had a rib joint on our show yesterday morning and in the next commercial break kirsten inhaled three ribs during the two minute 40 ssecond
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i just wanted to show you that this is not for morning tv, she really has an incredible ability to slam food. so the barbecue box was lead to the back of the room. as we had a table back there. ((sherry swensk)) >> all you have to do is follow the barbecue smell. ((brian loftus)) >> and as it was lead back there.... oh wow you were really worried. ((kirsten joyce)) >> yea i was like where did it go? ((brian loftus)) >> (mocking kirsten) "where that going?" ((sherry swensk)) >> as he was going keristen was holding on to todd's ankle as he was walking out like, "no mike and todd don't le they were just dragging her along to the back door. ((brian loftus)) >> he was like i had a weird experience at channel 8 this morning. this is how we do it ((kirsten joyce)) dj bkraus in the house! ((brian loftus)) good tunes, bad dancing laughs ((brian loftus)) it's all about the shoulder jill- besides the springsteen, i think this is my favorite pic yet, i love it! ((brian loftus)) jill we're dancing if you wanna
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((brian loftus)) oh no the dance party continues! sherry & demetria dancing & singing ((demetria obilor)) this is how we do it! dancing ((sherry swensk)) ok i'm out now! ok i'm out now! thanks for joining us.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, september 16th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump re-ignites controversy over his stance on president obama's birthplace. his campaign says the president but trump himself refuses to answer the question. >> the government blasts samsung and orders the recall of nearly 1 million smartphones. people are urged to stop using them immediately because of the risk of explosions. and what's inside your tattoo? the fda warns about dangerous side effects from ingredients also used in printer ink and car paint. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye

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