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temperatures fall once the sun sets? ((tedd florendo)) now: clouds assocaited with hurricane paine have no enveloped the region. rain chances are not in the forecast for tonight, but we could start seeing some drops move in for southern zones overnight. temps stay warm today but we'll have a warm evening with the clouds around. winds stay light for through the week. tonight: clouds from paine will stick around through tonight and all of tomorrow. temps overnight due to cloud cover could keep us in the high 70's and close to 80 by morning. rain chances stay south of i-15 and maybe up to i-40 in az by early tomorrow.
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coming up at 4. ((denise valdez)) for the fourth night in a row... protests are underway in tonight. last night... a curfew was put into place after midnight. tonight... that same curfew will go into effect at midnight eastern time. police fear this new video might cause more violence in the streets... it was taken by keith scott's wife... showing what led up to police shooting and killing him earlier this week: (("don't shoot him. don't shoot him. he has no weapon." keith! keith! keith! don't you do it!
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you shoot him?" )) ((denise valdez)) >> this unexpected video comes after calls from protesters for police to release body cam footage of the shooting. charlotte police aren't releasing any evidence that could cause more violent protests./// ((denise valdez)) and in tulsa oklahoma... the family of a man who was shot and killed by an officer when his car stopped in the middle of the road... are getting a bit of closure. the officer who killed 40- year- arrested today... charged with first degree manslaughter. officer betty shelby has since been released on bond. shelby says when she saw crutcher walk to his car... she feared he was reaching for a weapon... but he was unarmed. if she is convicted... shelby could face between four years to life in prison./// ((paul joncich)) an early morning fire ripped through six local businesses... causing lots of damage. this happened at the "twin lakes plaza" shopping center near rancho and washington.
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firefighters had a tough time putting out the flames because the roof was built on top of another roof.. so the fire was difficult to get to. and it spread quickly. las vegas fire and rescue is trying to determine the cause. the only good news out of all of this is no one was injured./// ((denise valdez)) we often hear complaints from parents about our public schools. ((paul joncich)) >> but under the new ccsd reorganization plan... parents make up 50 percent of the voting members. sharie johnson shows us the make up of what will be called tho paul, denise. starting next august, ccsd's central administration loses power. the organizational team will gain their authority. it will be the principal, a student, community member, teachers and staff... but mostly parents. so the big question is -- how will they be selected?
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organizational team. this mom says wants to see more technology in schools. ((rebecca reed-shenk, ccsd parent in the workforce everyone's using it, if their not using it in school how are they gonna be ready for it outside of school )) ((sharie johnson)) each school organizational team will develop the budget and school performance plan. and here's how everyone will be chosen. parents will be selected through a voting process established by the school's parent association. if one doesn't exist, the principal will lead it. teachers and staff will be chosen by their respective associations-- votes for the student. as for parents, the voting process at many schools will be done by nevada's pta. david flat is president. ((david flat, nevada pta president this is exciting, parents will now get an actual piece, be able to see what the budgets are, what does a principal do, how can we make their school better )) >> ((sharie johnson)) >> parents will serve one year beginning october first of each year. educators hope the end result -- higher student achievement.///
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settlement with "trump hotel collection"... after data security breaches last year. the company has agreed to pay 50- thousand dollars... and shore up its data security after more than 70- thousand credit card numbers and other personal data was stolen. trump international right here in las vegas was one of the hotels effected. the company says safeguarding customer data is a top priority./// ((denise valdez)) that didn't last long! the naked trump statue that popped in is already gone this morning... the statue was knocked over... and someone had put graffiti on it. folks we talked with downtown tell us the entire thing was taken away shortly after. it was the work of local artist joshua "ginger" monroe. these statues have been popping up in cities across the country over the past couple of months./// ((paul joncich)) a judge presiding over the standoff trial in oregon... had to warn ammon bundy's lawyer that he's at risk of being held
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trying to bring up the shooting death of robert "lavoy" finicum... which happened when bundy and several others were arrested. that ended the takeover of the national wildlife refuge in oregon earlier this year. the judge has repeatedly said this trial is about whether bundy and his co-defendants engaged in a conspiracy during last winter's armed occupation of the refuge... and not about finicum's death./// ((paul joncich)) it's been five years since a deadly brawl between two rival gangs at a northern nevada motorcycle festival. ernesto gonzalez ended up being coni during a shootout on the floor of a sparks casino. gonzalez appealed the conviction... and he's now waiting for a re-trial which is set to begin next august./// ((denise valdez)) a look into the life of a first- class traveler... as korean air celebrates a decade in las vegas. we take you into the first class cabin to see what it's like to fly across the world in luxury... and the tourism boost flights like these bring to las vegas./// news music voice over: "you're watching the valley's news
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tand i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us.
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this is 8 news now at six." ((paul joncich)) a las vegas man was arrested... after forcing an emergency landing on a flight from texas. federal prosecutors say 24- year- old jerry ba nguyen was talking about suicide... and started banging and kicking before other passengers restrained him. this happened on an american airlines flight that took off from ontario california... and was supposed to land in dallas. they eneded up making an emergency landing in lubbock, texas... so police could arrest the las vegas man. if he's convicted... he could face up to 20 years in prison./// ((denise valdez)) it's no secret las vegas is a top destination spot for many travelers. but a partnership marking 10 years between mccarran international and korean airlines is working to make the
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marin has an exclusive look at the jet helping bring more business to the valley. ((mauricio marin)) 10 years has flown by quickly for korean air. the airline is celebrating non-stop flights to las vegas since 2006. ((john jackson/the americas, vp of marketing & sales: "it's hard to believe it's been that long. we started with three flights a week." )) ((mauricio marin)) ((john jackson/the americas, vp of marketing & sales: "it's hard to believe it's been that long. we started with three flights a week." )) ((mauricio marin)) and in las vegas fashion--- mccarran international airport joined in on the festivies with a water salute with one of their lastest flights to southern nevada this week. ((rosemary vassiliadis/mccarran international airport director of aviation: "we really feel
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the experience through the airport to be seamless." )) ((mauricio marin)) mccarran has had a tremendous 60-percent growth in international flights in the past decade. a lot of flyers come in for business including south korea. ((michael goldsmith/vp international marketing las vegas convention and visitors authority: "many of our trade shows have significant attendance from international markets especially asia. so the increased korean air service, adding that additional flight brings in even more business customers to las vegas." )) ((mauricio marin)) and the amenities provided on this kind of flight for first class are nothing but short of amazing. ((john jackson/the americas, vp of marking & les: "we ve amazing privacy in first d buness class. onomy en tween seats which is similar me domestic first class flights." )) ((mauricio marin)) xurious seats tt turn into beds. flat screen tv's that offer shows from around the world. and privacy screens are perks aboard each plane helping bring in more than 340-thousand visitors to las vegas with korean air alone in 10 years according to the las vegas convention and visitors authority. ((michael goldsmith/vp international marketing las vegas convention and visitors authority: "they plan further ahead they stay longer and spend more injecting more money into our local economy." )) ((paul joncich)) let's check back in with
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florendo... he's at the life is beautiful festival. tedd?
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mainly staying east of the region. temps have stayed on the cool side with highs only in the 80's today thanks to all the cloud cover through the morning and afrn slightly breezy today and big winds in the forecast for thursday. ................................ ... ... temps have been mostly in the 80's throughout the region and definitely below average for this time of year. mid 80's for the east part of the valley this
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around. we're supposed to be around 92 this time of year and it looks like we won't even reach that. not as warm for those areas on the west side of town where we're higher in elevation. 80's still but below average again and we stayed cool up in kyle canyon today ................................ ... ................ regional temps also stayed warm not expecting to reach into the 90's today, but there were some areas around the region that hit 90's especially in death valley. warm there and laughlin again as usual. cooler up in the great basin with temps also mild up in reno. colorado river stayed warm but still plenty of clouds around,. ................................ ... .................. looking at the radar the bulk of the rain stayed east and south which is why we only put a 30% chance for our region yesterday. some areas to the east actually picked up .04 to .20 of an inch near kingman earlier today.
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futurecast shows the rain chances probably not likely ppening here thiening ase rain . . ................re's the foca ances f this evening and ernight.nds stay a lile breezy y 8s with friday being our ole day in the low 's.pect stro) ((paul joncich)) it's been 7 years since unlv's football team has had two wins after its first four games of the season. ((denise valdez)) >> rebels looking to accomplish that feat tomorrow against idaho. ((chris maathuis)) >> it's amazing how -- seemingly -- this program has been snake bit. but if they can beat the idaho vandals tomorrow, they'll be 500 on the season through 4
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we'll go live for a preview of tonight's 'fans choice game of the week' jon tritsch is standing by at canyon springs... that's next here on channel 8.
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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don't believe... 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 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. 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,
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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 for the content of this ad. unlv certainly is... the rebels can actually win their second game of the season, just four games into the year. to most programs in the country, that's no big deal.. but here at unlv, 2 wins this early in the year is a big deal. in five of the last six years, they've won 3 games or less over an entire season. so picking up 2 wins with 8 games left would be huge. but unlv's got idaho tomorrow night and the vandals feel they
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(( )) paul petrino/idaho coach; "i think you can guage them what their personality is what they want to do. offensively they want to run the ball, defensively they'll try to pressure ya and get after ya, they play a lot of man." isaiah saunders/running back; "coach petrino told us earlier in the week that they run a lot of man so he told the receivers lets get it going, lets get some wins lets make some big plays, that's what we're trying to do." ((chris maathuis)) there is no t-v for this game... it perhaps there will be a time when all games are streamed on twitter. right now it seems like a black hole. unlv is a favored by 15. so if you want to see the rebs in person, have some fun and probably see em win... head out to sam boyd tomorrow night kickoff set for 6 p.m. ((chris maathuis)) there are a bunch of games on the friday night schedule... in 20 games will be played around the valley and surrounding clark county. there will be some lopsided contests like bonanza visiting the country's number one tea... bishop gorman... and hopefully some good games... like basic traveling to canyon springs.
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season hosting the wolves who are unbeaten at 3-0. jon, last year the pioneers won three games all season, this year they're already at three wins. team has gotta feel pretty good huh? our game of the week takes us to one of the best home field advantages in the city..canyon springs continues to surprise the valley by winning thrillers.. i'm joined by coach gus mcnair ((chris maathuis))
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((chris maathuis)) the chicago cubs are looking to ((chris maathuis)) the chicago cubs are looking to wrap up home field throughout the playoffs.. but they need a little help for that to happen today. they needed to beat the cardinals.. and with jake arrieta on the mound... no trouble... he struck out 10 through 7. kris bryant had two hits, scored a run as chicago blanks st., louis 5-zip. this is chicago's 98th win, the most since they last played in th19 maybe it's a good omen. cubs need washington to lose to pittsburgh but right now they're beating the pirates. it's the tour championship. top ranked jason day withdrawing with back pain... so with his points gone, the mantle falls to dustin johnson. but don't count out kevin chapel.... he's in the hunt with shots like this one.. he's in second place.. chasing dustin
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rounds of the tour championship. johnson is at 7-under for the 36 holes as he continues to zero in on winning the fedex cup championship and the $10 million prize that goes with it. ((denise valdez)) all you people can't you see, can't you see? the backstreet boys are doing a las vegas residency! (( and that makes you larger than life )) ((denise valdez)) >> that's the name of their just announced show... "larger than life." the 90's boy band will start performing at "the axis at planet hollywood" in march 2017. they'll share the space with britney spears, jennifer lopez, and lionel richie. tickets go on sale october first... and start out at 39- dollars.///
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paul what are you guys working on? ((paul joncich)) >> of course we have more on that backstreet boys story! we'll hear what our viewers have to say about the latest residency as our facebook fans "sound off at 6." plus... life is beautiful isn't the only game in town. who is performing at the "i heart radio" festival... and how you can watch it even if you don't have tickets./// news music ((christianne klein)) protesters are already
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and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. for the fourth night in a row. the new video that has police worried the crowds could get violent tonight. ((paul joncich)) demolotion is just hours away... as crews make room for "project neon." the weekend closures you need to know about... as the billion dollar project moves forward. ((christianne klein)) and downtown las vegas is hopping this weekend. we take you live to the "life is beautiful" festival.///

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