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have been to blame... that led to the train slamming through a station. ((paul joncich)) another gaffe... by the libertarian candidate for president. his honest response... after gary johnson failed to name a world leader he looks up to. ((christianne klein)) plus... an eleven year old gets political... years before he can even vote. how he's hoping to get donald trump elected... despite differing views within his own household./// and i'm paul joncich. this debate has been going on for months... and some people still might be a little confused about what today's decision means. ((christianne klein)) >> joining us in studio to help us clear things up... is michael schaus with 'the nevada policy research institute'... thanks for coming in tonight.
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choice...we know today the supreme court said the funding mechanism was unconstitu tional.. not the law itself.. funding can be fixed... so walk us through the next steps in this fight.. -- you believe this will create a new goldrush of educational innovation. what do you mean by that? -- what about the other side's argument that esa's will hurt our public schools? legislators will come up with an acceptable funding mechanism. ((paul joncich)) >> thanks again for coming in... let's send it over to tedd
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((tedd florendo)) ((( skies are starting to cloud up a little from the south and we see some moisture come in from mexico.
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possiblities for the region tonight. we see temps cooler than yesterday and winds remaining light for now. dewpoints and humidity still remain quite low but will go up tomorrow as more moisture works its way up from the south. ................................ ... .................. tonight expect temps staying warm to mild. cool by clouds developing and shower chances tomorrow. tonight clouds will increase but winds will remain light for the most part. then expecting temps to be nice and mild by the 11pm newscast. we'll have a complete update on what to expect tomorrow coming up in full weather.
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morning... as a 4-car new jersey transit commuter train slammed into the station platform in hoboken, just across the hudson river from new york city around 8:45am...causing part of the building's bowed glass roof to collapse. 34-year old fabiola bittar de kroon was killed on the platform by falling debris.... and over 100 people were injured... this survivor says he was standing in the front car when it crashed (survivor of train crash) it was a loud bang, yeah, it just seemed like it didn't stop. the lights went out, and then the roof just came down oi new jersey governor chris christie offered his condolences and promised quick action... (gov. chris christie, new jersey) we pray for the family of the one fatality that we have confirmed //// we're gonna work together to make sure the investigation is seamless and coordinated, that we come to a conclusion as quickly as possible the ntsb has already begun it's investigation.. . (bella dinh-zarr, ntsb vice chairman) "we can currently access the locomotive//and
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from the event recorder we hope to get information such as speed and braking" however, ntsb vice chairman bella dinh-zar says not to expect any answers just yet (bella dinh-zarr, ntsb vice chairman) our mission is to not just understand what happened but to understand why it happened so that we can prevent it from happening again. we will not be determining the probably cause while on scene and we will not speculate what caused the accident. in hoboken, new jersey, i'm scott mclean. ((christianne klein)) operating the train involved in the crash is 48-year-old thomas gallagher. he's been an employee of new jersey transit for 29 years. authorities said earlier that gallagher was treated and released from the hospital and is cooperating with investigators./// ((paul joncich)) the somewhat reasonable prices at the gas station... are about to go up. what's behind the first production halt in eight years... that will lead to higher gas prices.///
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this is 8 news now at six-thirty. ((paul joncich)) new details emerged today... after a school shooting that injured two six- year- old- students and a teacher in south carolina. police say the alleged shooter killed his father at home before
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the shooter never made it inside the school... because volunteer firefighter jamie brock apprehended him and held him outside on the playground until police arrived: ((chief billy mcadams, townville vfd: "over the past 24-hours, the word hero has been used to describe the actions of firefighter brock and the other responders. well, we agree with that. but we also believe that the teachers and staff of the townville elementary school who protected those children in the moments following those gunshots are heroes just as well. )) >> six year old jacob hall remains in the hospital tonight in critical condition. the other student and teacher who were injured in the shooting were released from the hospital last night. investigators said there is no known relationship between those victims and the suspected shooter./// ((paul joncich)) body cam footage was released today... in an officer involved shooting that ended with a 6- year- old boy being killed in louisiana. two former marshals are being charged in jeremy mardis' death.
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when they pulled over his father last year. the video seems to show the driver with his hands up when officer's open fire. the third marshal on scene... which is where this video came from... says he didn't fear for his life, so he didn't shoot. the trials for the former marshals are set for november... and the other in march./// ((christianne klein)) the candidates are going after the battleground states... in a big way. coming up on the valley's news leader... what donald trump is doing differently... well ahead of the second debate./// six-thirty.
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campaign trail... as libertarian presidential candidate gary johnson draws a blank during an interview. meanwhile... hillary clinton and donald trump are hitting battleground states hard. craig boswell has the latest from the campaign trail. democrat hillary clinton is in iowa - for the first day of in-person voting there. iowa is one of about a half-dozen battleground states that could decide the race. ((clinton)) "we have forty days to win an election that's going to affect the next 40 years of our country - and you - everyone one of you - can make the difference in this election!" clinton's camp announced she'll travel to ohio on monday, to urge early voting and talk about the
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donald trump accused clinton of abandoning ohio - despite a steady flow of clinton surrogates appearing there. ((craig boswell, cbs news, the white house)) "trump is already preparing for the second presidential debate according to this email to supporters a 30 page questionaire seeking advice on which issues he should focus on in order to win." trump rallied a crowd in new hampshire. ((trump)) "hillary clinton is an insider fighting only for herself and her donors. i'm an outsider fighting for you." third party libertarian to name a foreign leader during a televised town hall wednesday night. (matthews) "who is your favorite foreign leader?" (johnson) "who is my favorite" (matthews) "just name any continent, any country. name one foreign leader that you respect or look up to. anybody." (johnson) (exhales) // (johnson) "i guess i'm having an aleppo moment. the "aleppo" moment refers to another televised misstep - where johnson did not know the syrian city at the center of the country's civil war. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. ((christianne klein)) >> earlier today... governor johnson tweeted quote "it's been
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can't come up with a foreign leader i look up to."/// ((paul joncich)) apparently... your'e never too young to get involved in politics. meet eleven- year- old ben factor. he's obviously not old enough to vote... instead... he volunteers at a texas call center to try to drum up votes for his candidate of choice: donald trump. ((ben factor: well they will either say yes i will vote for trump and they like trump, or they'll say that no they don't like trump or they will yell and me and hang up. )) >> many kids at that age are influenced by their parents when it comes to politics... but not little ben. his mom is not a trump supporter... but that's not stopping her from supporting her son's political aspirations./// ((christianne klein)) back here at home... 8 news now is teaming up with univision... to host a u-s senate debate. and we just found out.. the debate will take place at canyon springs high school in north las vegas. you have the chance to have your voice heard... by submitting questions for catherine cortez masto and joe heck.
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to replace senator harry reid. just go to las vegas now dot com... or go to our facebook page to submit questions. the debate will air right here on channel 8 on october 14-th... at seven p-m./// ((christianne klein)) and we're your local election headquarters keeping you up to date on all things politics on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((weather toss)) tedd florendo ((weather toss)) ((christianne klein)) ((weather toss))
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((( clouds have now taken over the region we're expecting more through the evening as well as moisture continues to sneak in from the south and east. showers have been mainly light for the most part but we're expecting better chances tomorrow. ................................ ... ........... temps stay warm to mild on this tuesday but most of the area seeing light winds and temps close to normal today. dewpoints and humidity are up with slight chances this evening with maybe a few spits of rain in the forecast for this evening. temps stay mild through the evening as well. ................................ ... ............ temps have been close to 90 for the east side of the valley where it's lower in elevation. the eastside had the warmest temps this afternoon but they stad degree temps for this time in september. far west side of the valley stayed cooler with temps in the high 80's and far northwest part of town along with kyle canyon stayed coolest today. .......... ......................... ............. temps across the u.s. looking cool up in the pacific northwest with warmer temps in the desert southwest. northern tier states cooling off with temps only in the mid 50's for the twin cities and mild for the southern plain states. gorgeous with low humidity for the mid-atlantic staes and warm and muggy in orlando this afternoon. ........ ........................... ................ radar images show showers moving
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brining some spits of showers this evening to some isolated areas. the bulk of rain coming in from the upper level low will reach us wednesday bringing more scattered showers and t'storm chances. looking at temps staying in the high 80's tomorrow and could be cooler depending on cloud cover. ................................ ... ............ tonight expect a low of 70 degrees with plenty of clouds and light winds. could see a slight chance of a stray shower tonight as we stay cool overnight and clouds in the a.m. with partly sunny with chances for showers and t'storms and more scattered. ................................ ... ................... extended forecast shows temps stay near average with another chance of showers/storms again thursday. drier by friday with wind
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the weekend with slight chances for showers returning again next week.
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[cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call, congressman joe heck has been answering. voting with the koch brothers' agenda 85% of the time. giving tax breaks to big oil companies and the super rich, but ending medicare as we know it and forcing cuts to social security. taking care of the koch brothers may be a good call for joe heck, but it doesn't work for nevada's working families. senate majority pac is responsible
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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...
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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,
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the c-e-o of wells fargo was raked over the coals again today... because of the scandal over unauthorized bank and credit card accounts. ((voice of sean duffy/r-wisc.) did wells fargo employees steal from a million to two million of their customers? yes or no? john stumpf: in some cases, they did )) ((paul joncich)) >> wells fargo c-e-o john stumpf apologized again today on capitol h more details about the two million unauthorized accounts bank employees created without customers knowledge. the financial giant was fined 185 million dollars and stumpf has been stripped of millions in compensations because of the scandal./// ((christianne klein)) oil prices are soaring... after opec decided to cut oil production. that means higher gas prices are likely on the way. this is the first time since 2008 that oil production has been slashed.
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countries--- and energy companies here in the u-s. the global oversupply saw the price of a barrel drop to a low of 26- dollars back in february... it's now hovering around 47- dollars a barrel./// ((christianne klein)) we asked you to 'sound off at six'... paul says "no matter what happens we are continually being ripped off." christopher is skeptical saying "this always seems to happen around election time." jared has his own plans though... he says "i'll just cut my consumption as well." you can soundf now facebook page./// ((paul joncich)) norwegian airlines is honoring author roald dahl in a sky- high way. check out these pictures from the low- cost airline. a portrait of roald dahl is now on the tailfin of one of the planes. it's to honor the author on what would have been his 100-th birthday. dahl is known for writing books like "the b-f-g," "charlie and the chocolate factory," and "matilda." norwegian already flies nonstop out of las vegas to copenhagen, denmark, and
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london./// ((christianne klein)) thanks for watching 8 news now at 6:30. we're always on at las vegas now dot com and our app ... along with facebook and twitter. ((paul joncich)) >> be sure to watch 8 news now at 11... have a good night./// it's official: lady gaga will headline the super bowl halftime show. the nfl and pepsi announced thursday that the pop star will
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this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- a homeschool educator from frederick, maryland... a digital consultant from arlington, virginia... and our returning champion,
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and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our show. i'm often asked by people in our studio audience, "why do you like your job so much?" and my answer has always been the same -- because for 30 minutes each day, i get to spend time with three very bright contestants. e past week and a half, it's been my pleasure to spend a lot of time with our current champion, seth wilson. very engaging and bright young man who could go over the $200,000 mark today. but anne and damien will have something to say about that. let's see how it all works out. good luck. here we go.

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