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>> in addition to the train's black boxes... the ntsb says the forward facing cameras also hold critical clues as to what happened in the crash./// ((sharie johnson)) back here at home.. we're getting a better idea of what led up to an officer involved shooting in kingman. police say they were executing a search warrant for stolen property at a home thursday morning. that's when 53-year-old jeffrey clair reportedly pulled out a gun. sh officer hurt... he's now out of surgery and in serious condition. the bullhead city police department is investigating this shooting. it's protocol to have the investigation done by an outside agency./// ((sharie johnson)) nevada's "education savings account" program has been suspended... after our state's supreme court found it's funding to be unconstitutional. justices turned a 4-2 ruling yesterday... calling for a permanent injunction on the program.
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school tuition. the ruling said the program did not have it's own funding source.. and was unlawfully drawing money that was set aside for public schools./// ((sharie johnson)) two more vacancies on the nevada legislature were appointed today... ahead of state leaders discussing a plan to build an nfl stadium in town. the clark county commission will meet this morning to choose replacements for two open seats.. now that those lawmakers have resigned. 10 people submitted their names but it was democrat stephanie smith and republican kyle stephans chosen for the job. governor brian sandoval says he plans on calling for a special session in the coming weeks. the most debated part of the plan... is to use 750-million dollars to fund the project... in the form of an increased room tax on the strip./// ((sharie johnson)) unlv will be spending an extra four-million dollars to host the presidential debate on october 19-th at the thomas and
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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 we've done in the past." )) >> unlv president len jessup says that between five to seven thousand journalists will be on campus for the debate../// ((sharie johnson)) it's a warm send-off to september today... b coming and then a big taste of fall weather next week. ((sherry swensk)) it's a beautiful friday...some clouds over the mountains, but sunny skies for the valley. .................. temps in the 70s and 80s and light winds for now... but yes a windy weekend is on the way. ............. humidity is near 20 percent...
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will increase fire weather dangers. .............. here's the weather changer out in the pacific. a large area of low pressure with a potent cold front approaching the west coast. ............. as it moves in it will crank the winds starting tomorrow and then even stronger sunday and sunday night. .................. enjoy these warm and calm conditions today with highs in the low 90s. a very cool first week of october. pull out the fall sweaters for some our ((sharie johnson)) today... hundreds from around the valley are teaming up to help those in need. it's for united ways first annual "day of of caring" event. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is at lowman elementary school where people are donating their time. ((michael stevens)) >> the united way calls this
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there's over 90 volunteer projects going on today around the valley... and over 1,000 volunteers. lowman elementary is one of the volunteer sites. the people here are re-painting the playground... making it a more colorful and vibrant place for the kids to play on: ((socorro carrasco // volunteer: you feel like you've done something for them. you feel that you have impacted them. that when they come out here, until you see your faces. that you've done something good for them. )) ((michael stevens)) >> volunteers are doing all schools... planting gardens... creating murals... and assembling dental kits. the united way says the ultimate goal is to transform nonprofit organizations and schools, improve neighborhood safety and build morale to create a better community. reporting from lowman elementary, michael stevens... 8 news now. ((sharie johnson))
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cancer. why more doctors are turning to an often overlooked treatment for prostate cancer. and a company is being praised for it's "paid" paid vacation plan.... no that's not a typo. but how does it work? the valley's news leader is back after the break./// ((you're watching the
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swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) ((sharie johnson)) prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among american men. there are a handful of treatment options... including two types o as martie salt reports.. for years... very few patients took advantage of one of those options... but that may begin to change. sixty-four- year-old greg hildebrand didn't want to be sidelined for long after getting this good news slash bad news s, this is readily treatable." to treat his prostate cancer, hildebrand went with a procedure called high-dose-rate brachytherapy. unlike the low-dose-rate radiation treatment, which permanently implants radioactive seeds directly into the prostate, the high-dose-rate radiation is removed the same day.
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day as opposed to having a permanent source inside you that slowly delivers the radiation over six to eight months." ("we use the ultrasound to place the tiny tubes through each one of these holes and distribute them evenly throughout the prostate." ("here you see the tubes going in.") hildebrand received two treatments over two weeks. his side-effects lasted only one month. doctors say complications from the low-dose-rate treatment can last six months. "it's clean less intrusive." h-d-r was clearly the better option for him, so how come not all doctors have embraced it? "one of the reasons why is, from a resource perspective, for the staff and clinic, it's a little bit harder." but for some patients, it may be the key to good health i'm martie salt, reporting. ((sharie johnson)) >> more doctors are starting to consider high-dose-rate radiation therapy as a treatment option. there are 10-year studies showing it's just as effective
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found that brachytherapy was the cheapest of all treatments for prostate cancer.. with an average cost of 25-hundred dollars./// ((sharie johnson)) coming up... assessing the damage from above. why teams in houston are turning to unmanned aircraft... when it comes to responding to flooding. that's still ahead on the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8
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houston city leaders have approved a new pilot program... to help tackle the issue of flooding... with do week, week and a half worth of work." )) ((sharie johnson)) the harris county flood control district says they're work schedule is busier than ever... but they haven't been able to hire more help. that's why they've enlisted the help of unmanned aircraft. testing just started this week. crews... fly the drone over hundreds of acres... taking photos which will be studied... back at the officer. they say it makes it safer.. faster.. and cheaper for the 9 inspectors
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((sherry swensk)) plenty of good sunshine and comfortable temps at the noon september. ..............
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drop on the tail end of those winds come monday morning. it's going to be quite a fall snap! and the mornings will be crisp like a fall apple. ........................ right now we have upper 70s and low 80s around the valley - even mid 80s - and we'll finish the day with low 90s. ............... just a reminder that while we won't be changing our scheduled watering days on the fall schedule... come tomorrow you can water any hours of the day you'd like. no more watering restrictions during the day until next may. ................. that area of low pressure will definitely usher in a big taste of fall come monday.
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spring. ................ a large cold front will barge through the desert late sunday night into monday morning and that brings in the cooler air. ............ the mountains will see their first freezing and below freezing temps in about 6 months! .............. the valley drops from low 90s tomorrow to mid 70s on monday and overnight lows in the chilly 50s... week. air quality advisory for extra dust this weekend as the winds increase and pick up loose desert dirt. .............. that will take effect on sunday afternoon through monday morning.
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they have the chops... to take on broadway. all... while some are mastering yoga... in their high school gym..... it's all coming up in the what's cool at school recap. "when he sings, the girls go crazy. today, shawn mendes. the talk, on cbs."
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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
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students and staff can now take advantage of free classes taught by professional yoga instructors.... 17:35.40 - 17:35.45 joyce sportsman 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 em thomas - teamed up for a talent show featuring the skills of 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
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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 way that they're going to enjoy." school #3 ((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." a program called tiny titans brings in real experience. it's a pre-school lab where twenty pre-k kids give these 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 to vote for one of these programs.. head to las vegas now
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under sections. the winner gets 250 dollars for their program. to send us an idea.... go to cool at school at las vegas now dot com./// ((sharie johnson)) we'll be right back.///
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[cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call,
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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 for the content of this ad. one utah company is paying its employees to get out of the office and take a
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package. software company bamboo-h-r has a new program called "paid paid vacation." it means that when employees take a vacation... they'll get a 2-thousand dollar reimbursement for costs including hotel stay.. transportation.. and meals. the company's ceo says he feels strongly that personal life doesn't exist to support work life... but vice versa./// that's all for 8 news now the valley's news leader. 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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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, and as a computer programmer, i created apps... before they were lled "apps" and i learned there's always a smart solution. as president of my synagogue, we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, to improve our schools, and create good jobs. i approved this message because i know we can 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 before nevada. i'm proud of my 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
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? >> quinn: what happened? tell me. what's wrong with my husband? why is he still unconscious? >> ridge: don't tell her anything. she shouldn't even be in this room. >> quinn: i have every right to know, ridge. i'm his wife. >> steffy: if it weren't for you, my grandfather wouldn't be lying here. >> quinn: steffy, whatever happened to your grandfather is not my fault. s of course this is your fault. you fractured my entire family! look at him. >> ridge: okay. >> steffy: look at my grandfa-- [ sobs ] >> ridge: he had a brain hemorrhage. >> quinn: brain -- how bad? >> rick: we don't know yet.

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