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kirsten joyce. ((michelle mortensen)) >> and i'm michelle mortensen in for brian. rail service going in and out of hoboken, new jersey is suspended this morning.... after a train plowed through a new jersey train station yesterday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> it's too early to tell if a computer malfunction caused the crash. karin caifais live in hoboken with the latest on the investigation into the crash. authorities have identified the engineer in thursday's deadly new jersey commuter train crash. the governor says the man is cooperating with law enforcement as the investigation pushes forward. ((karen caifa)) >> investigators are searching for answers into why new jersey transit train #1614 never slowed down before crashing into the hoboken terminal at 8:45am thursday morning. the crash killed one woman waiting on the platorm...
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more than 100 others. the ntsb beleives some clues could be found in the train's two event recorders -- one of which was pulled last night. but it will take some time to recover the second one. the ntsb is looking into all possible factors that could have led to the crash. (bella dinh-zarr, vice chairman, ntsb) >> they will be examining the following areas. operations, mechanical issues, human performance, signals, survival factors and track issues. ((karen caifa)) >> commutors who describe the chatoic scene. (mos) >> at the end of every track there's a bumper, a steel bumper, it went right through the bumper and right onto the platform (mos) >> there was just this impact, and it sounded like an explosion. and we were stunned. (mos) >> the speed seemed normal: but as we got closer, you know -- i didn't really realize it at the time but, you know, did not slow down at all. the engineer of the train has been identified as 48-year-old thomas gallagher -- ((karen caifa)) >> an employee of new jersey transit for 29 years. gallagher was treated for his injuries and released from a local hospital.
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says he is coorporating with investigators. (tom jones, neighbor of thomas gallagher) >> "just a fine, fine family. great next door neighbors, wonderful kids. /// "when i heard it or actually saw you come up and heard that was the case i could not believe it." ((karen caifa)) >> in hoboken, new jersey, i'm karin caifa. ((karen caifa)) >> new jersey transit service remains suspended indefinitely in and out of the terminal this morning. the ntsb says contractors have to remove debris from the top of the train before investigators can enter certain passenger cars. ((michelle mortensen)) closer to home ... traffic on traffic on the 95 was shut down in both directions between flamingo road and boulder highway for a time yesterday. police say they were tracking a man in connection with a shooting at a mobile home park on boulder highway last week..when he ran into traffic on the busy interstate. he was hit by a tractor trailer... and died. the freeway was closed for hours during the police investigation/// ((kirsten joyce)) a kingman police officer
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with a suspect yesterday morning. officers were executing a search warrant for stolen property when shots rang out. police shot and killed 53-year-old jeffrey clair after he fired his weapon at officers... according to police. one officer was shot during the firefight. he was transported to the hospital, and is in stable condition following surgery. ((dennis desantis / kingman: >> "it's a shame that it happens. unfortunately with the line of work the police are in...it will happen and i'm happy to see the officers are safe and i'm sorry that someone had to die but it's a shame. it's a bad thing either way >> the bullhead city police department is investigating this shooting. it is protocol to have the investigation done by an outside agency./// ((kirsten joyce)) if you have a question for someone in law enforcement... let us know! every wednesday, we ask metro sheriff joe lombardo questions from viewers ... during our morning cup of joe segment. to submit a question... go to las vegas now dot com... and look for the "don't miss" section. find out if your question was chosen.. every wednesday between 6:30 and 7 a-m.///
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((sherry swensk)) we say goodbye to september today and we'll warm up just a bit heading into the weekend. .............. temps reaching low 90s today and then a windy weekend before a big cool down next week. the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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las vegas prepares for a presidential showdown. len jessup / unlv president: >> "all eyes around the world will be on us.)) ((michelle mortensen)) >> the price local tourism leaders plan to pay for the final debate between hillary clinton and donald trump when good day returns. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader...
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politics should never come before basic health care, but that's the choice joe heck keeps making. women like me rely on planned parenthood for checkups and cancer screenings, but congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care... just to score political points. joe heck should be ashamed. women vote is responsible
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((kirsten joyce)) unlv will be spending an extra four-million dollars to host the presidential debate on october 19-th at the thomas and mack center. leaders from the lvcva and unlv met yesterday to approve the extra expenditures. (( len jessup / unlv president: "all eyes around the world will be on us. even though the size of the audience will be relatively small, kind of around a thousand people or so, on the floor around the thomas and mack, this is more complicated than events in the past." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> unlv president len jessup says that between five to seven thousand journalists will be on campus for the debate../// ((kirsten joyce)) a national newspaper is doing something that is unprecedented for them. usa today's editorial board has never taken sides in a presidential race, until now. last night, they've issued a unanimous consensus saying that donald trump is unfit for the presidency. the paper's editorial board
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who they call a flawed candidate -- they're just urging voters to cast their vote for anyone except trump./// ((michelle mortensen)) we have new details in the upcoming senate debate to be co-hosted by 8 news now and univision. the hour-long debate between congressman joe heck and former nevada attorney general catherine cortez masto will be held at canyon springs high school in north las vegas... on friday, october 14-th at 7 p-m. you can watch it right here on channel 8. and submit questions for both candidates to be asked during the debate on our facebook pag/ remember ... 8 news now is your local election headquarters ... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((kirsten joyce)) one european restaraunt is giving away left overs to their customers. ((michelle mortensen)) we'll show you the new app that's connecting people across the world to help fight food waste./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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we all know you have to work together in order to get things done. but in washington, too often joe heck has been part of the problem, putting his party and special interests
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work with the bush and obama administrations on homeland security. and every bill i sponsored as attorney general was passed by democrats and republicans. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i'll work with anyone to put nevada first. of north carolina. this was the scene earlier thursday ) in harnett county. knee-deep waters appeared to flood several buildings, including a church. 10 inches of rain have already fallen in portions of central north carolina,
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north carolina coast early next week./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk))
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cloudy skies... ........... a warm friday ahead with low 90s then big winds arriving this weekend. ... a cold low pressure will drop into the desert and change temps dramatically cooling down to 70s next week with lows in the chilly 50s. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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construction underway at rainbow and patrick in the southwest. expect delays.
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meet the latest and greatest teddy ruxpin doll. this new version still tells stories like the old one but the new teddy also has bluetooth technology and lcd eyes so he can make expressions synched to the stories. he also has touch sensors so pause and fast forward just by toughing his hand. wicked cool toys says he won't be for sale until fall of next year./// ((kirsten joyce)) free yoga classes are being offered at local high school. ((michelle mortensen)) >> we'll show how this one school is incorporating yoga inside the classroom./// you're watching 8 news
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8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you decorating you're home with fall colors! 8 lucky viewers will be chosen to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday during the 6am newscast./// ((kirsten joyce)) you know all those hours you or your kids spent pretending to be luke skywalker and darth vader? you could have been getting a real workout. introducing light saber fights for fitness. it's happening in the town of union, new york. participants do learn some real martial arts as part of their training./// ((kirsten joyce)) >> every year, millions of pounds of food is thrown in the trash and a lot of that waste comes from restaurants. ((michelle mortensen)) >> to help fight the problem - a new app is offering british customers a discount to buy food - before it goes in the garbage.
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leftover meals online at a deep discount. these diners took away a skewer and a side for less than four dollars - more than 50 percent off. customers can also donate an extra dollar- through the app - that extra cash goes toward feeding those less fortunate >> its about saving the planet, its about helping fellow man - it's about just you know being a better citizen. ((michelle mortensen)) >> the founders are already eyeing a launch in the united months. it's also running in denmark, france, and switzerland./// ((kirsten joyce)) a new high school yoga class, two schools teaming up for a talent show, and training future leaders of the classroom.....in brian's "what's cool at school" recap! ((brian loftus)) high school can overwhelm anyone, and western high school is addressing those student stressors with a new yoga program.... students and staff can now take advantage of free classes taught by professional yoga
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founder, try (trauma recovery yoga) "everybody that came together to make this happen, it's a beautiful project, and everyone's heart is really in it, and you can feel that." ((brian loftus)) the great need for this healthful, holistic practice is evident in the popularity among students..... 17:08.46 - 17:08.51 sharelle moore senior "i'm going to be here every day - i need to work on these muscles." 17:14.17 - 17:14.23 alejandra alvarez senior "i'm excited for this program, i just, i just can't believe that it's here." school #2 ((brian loftus)) two local elementary schools - robert lake and ruby thomas - teamed up for a talent their students. it's a chance for some kids to find a love of performing.....st udents showed courage and pride when taking the stage.... 10:25.51 - 10:26.03 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)) staff wanted these students to feel the freedom and fun of trying something new, and maybe discover a love of the arts 10:42.52 - 10:42.59 joseph buck pta president - robert e. lake elem. "it's just about letting them experience the arts in a
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((brian loftus)) the future leaders of our kids classrooms, are still kids themselves! but at east career and technical academy - they are already training for a career in education 00:22.25 - 00:22.34 jamie stevens junior "i've always loved kids, i like kids a lot, and i feel like it's giving back to the community to teach kids." 00:21.10 - 00:21.15 carlos lainez junior "it's pretty fun beause you get to use what comes out of your mind.....you get to be very creative." ((brian loftus)) a program called tiny titans brings in real experience. it's a pre-school lab where high-schoolers the opportunity to hone their skills... 00:28.44 - 00:28.51 linda bouch early childhood education teacher "and when they come back to visit me and tell me that they got their credential, and they're teaching 2nd grade - that's awesome!" ((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.. click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and cool at school will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email...
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the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// we'll be right back......../// ((kirsten joyce)) when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord.
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"i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump.
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we find out what's next for parents and their kids. after education savings accounts have been ruled unconstitutional. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...protesters continuing to search for answers after the death of man in el cajon, california. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and...skies are expected to clear this morning. sherry will tell us all about our forecast. ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now good day, the va right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) nevada's education savings account program has been halted by the state's highest court ((michelle mortensen)) >> and both sides of this on-going debate are claiming victory this morning. the law was passed last year, but a court ruled to halt the program citing the money from the distributive schools account.... can't be diverted from public education. now it's up to the legistlature to find a different funding

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