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sherry will tell us how cool it's going to get. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...all eyes remain on the 750-million dollar question. when will the state assembly approve the potential nfl stadium? ((brian loftus)) >> an exclusive interview with state senate candidates catherine cortez -masto and joe heck we find out what there thoughts are about the stadium proposal. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, start ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) state lawmakers are working hard to finalize the proposal for a potential nfl stadium. thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus the assembly is expected to vote on the stadium proposal today.... after spending the night trying to secure the votes chris matthius and mauricio marin are in carson city with the latest.
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has broke until nine o'clock in the morning after staying up late into the night a big blow to the stadium proposal right now. they were hoping to talk about voting tonight but a possibly of road projects from n-dot could possibly get trumped here. the stadium is prioritized chris maathius has been in the stadium all night long. chris what can you tell us? ((chris maathuis)) >> the lawmakers were here till one o'clock in the morning. assemblymen. the meeting dragged out longer than expected it's bit unusual isn't it? ira hansen : >> it's beyond unsual in fackt it's a bit embarassing it's a 1.2 billion dollar transition and you shouldn't try to rush it through in one day. ((chris maathuis)) >> what was the deal with road project's as n-dot was trying to explain some things to you guys? ira hansen : >> well a existing report by n-dot says that 900 million
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would make the stadium works. so we hadn't heard a word about it so that 's another 900 million that you would add to the 1.2 billion. ((chris maathuis)) >> was that something n-dot explained to you guys? ira hansen : >> well they kinda explained it. what they did was bring a guy down in the middle of the night to try and explain it, you know he's getting tremendous pressure from his boss. like the governor who's obviously pushing this project. so ahditoday was called c-y-a chrimthuis))>> so you guys reco tommorow morning at nine o'clock what do you anticipate for tomorrow? ira hansen : >> well i hope that a lot of assemblymen and say "hey were do we stand on this?" i think tomorrow that there is a possibility that this may get defeated. but we'll wait and see. ((chris maathuis)) >> all right thank you go get some sleep. that was mr. hansen one of the lawmakers here in carson city. what do you think about this mauricio? we were here at 8:30 and these guys were out all morning working to get a new deal done. and we're ready to get some sleep aren't we?
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coming up at 9 o'clock in the morning the assembly needs two thirds vote. a lot at stake public opinion saying they want to push the project while others are saying it's too soo. reporting from carson city i'm mauricio marin./// ((kirsten joyce)) the two candidates who are looking to fill senator harry reids empty senate are speaking out about the potential nfl stadium. senate candidate catherine cortez masto recently came out against public funding for a stadium.. we were able to get a hd thoughts on the proposal in exclusive interviews. ((catherine cortez masto/(d) u.s. senate candidate my concern is we have an underfunded education system. we have an underfunded mental health system we have an underfunded facilities and programs here in the state of nevada.. really we should be prioritizng where we want to put our public money- and that is my concern about this. i'd rather see that public money go towards programs that we know we've cut cut cut.. particularly coming out of the worst recession )) ((dr. joe heck/(r) u.s.
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taxpayer funds which would be a small increase to the room tax, not a tax paid by local residents.. i think that should be left to the legislature.. and local officials. you know, they're the ones who have to answer to their constituents on that issue and that's why they're up in carson city right now.. to hear the debate, pros and cons, and make an informed decision )) ((kirsten joyce)) be sure to watch the candidates debate tonight right here on channel 8. we're teaming up with univision for the debate being held at canyon springs high school... you can watch it live at seven o'clock tonight... again right here on channel 8./// weather today?
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this morning with a building full moon out there hanging in the west. it will be full this weekend. .....
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...... highs back up near 90 degrees. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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((demetria obilor)) no crashes on your freeways right now. check out us 95 at mlk, project neon construction, which has caused some ramp closures. up in the northwest, there are lane closures due to the centennial bowl project. expect them through june next year.
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back to you!/// ((brian loftus)) one local middle school is stuck in wonderland. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day we'll take a look at the magical transforming fertitta middle school./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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two billionaires, spending millions to buy smearing catherine cortez masto with ads called "bogus," "highly misleading," and "false." as attorney general, it's cortez masto who held banks accountable and helped nevada homeowners. and governor sandoval praised cortez masto's dedication to fighting sex trafficking. don't let joe heck's billionaires fool you. catherine cortez masto has always stood up for us. i'm catherine cortez masto
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this is 8 news now good day)) brian loftus a classroom transformed into a mc in today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) down the rabbit-hole with bright bookworms at fertitta middle school, as the classroom environment is transformed to something out of the pages of "alice's adventures in wonderland." donte sykes 6th grade 'i was really, like, shocked!" ((brian loftus)) the room resembles the magical underland, with teachers dressing as the white rabbit, or the mad hatter..... melinda taffanelli 6th grade "something so different than what other people think, because it's like so out
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in addition to "alice in wonderland," fertitta students also learn in the creative settings of rooms based on "jurassic world" and "harry potter." keri carter teacher "they take their whole room and transfer them, so the students can come in and are still learning content within their grade level but within this great environment." ((brian loftus)) the idea is increase student engagement, inspire creativity, and present an environment where students feel happy keri carter teacher "i have somt wouldn't even speak and now they're feeling more comfortable getting up sharing their thoughts, their ideas." donte sykes 6th grade "i felt more comfortable because it's like something different that i've never tried, and so when i try different things, my mind gets comforted." ((brian loftus)) in the "alice in wonderland" room, students discuss and debate quotes from the lewis carroll novel ((nats: briefly, a student discussing any of the quotes from the book.)) ((brian loftus)) the inner circle sets goals based on listening and speaking
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feedback. this is called a socratic seminar, a spirited and respectful discussion with open-ended questions.... ((nats: one of the kids saying something like: "i respectfully agree/disagree...." they do it in the first sentence every time they talk.)) melinda taffanelli 6th grade "i like to share what i think about my thoughts, and how i feel." donte sykes 6th grade "learning what other people think, between the two quotes that we're debating on - so i get to see how other people feel." ((brian loftus)) students listen closely, think critically, articulate their thoughts, and their responses to others. this is a building block - students supporting book. melinda taffanelli 6th grade "what i like about the socratic seminar is that i like to share my opinion and what i think, and kind of expressing what i think, and how i feel about the topic, and how i can, like, agree or respectfully disagree so it's kind of like a debate in a way." students do seem swept into a new world, as they turn the table on the traditional study of a classic novel... keri carter teacher "this is why i do this. my passion is teaching, and i want to be able to see those moments where i can tell kids are getting it, and also having fun, at the same time."
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brian loftus 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... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// ((kirsten joyce)) a lifelong 8 news now viewer pays good day a tribute. ((you know you're show is just wonderful. and you know brian you're still looking good to me )) ((brian loftus)) >> coming up we meet a woman who's left a lasting impact on us .///
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(( mama gloria: good morning channel 8 i am so proud of you all. 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.
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he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy --
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each and every morning and you know brian
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i tell you but you're crew is wonderful. kirsten and my little sherry that's my baby but anyway. be good and mama loves you i'm gonna come down and see you ok? love you all, bye bye. )) ((sherry swensk)) we'd like to send our love and prayers to the family and friends of sweet mama gloria randolph wh she was the icon of chapman dodge on east sahara for many years running the front desk and switchboard. mama passed away this week from kidney failure and heart complications. our hearts go out to her daughter, torie and the chapman dodge family who loved her so much. she will be missed. funeral arrangements set for
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weather today?
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breezes starting to pick up around the valley.
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weather warnings for fire danger as the dry gusty winds increase. .............. the jet stream will dip south and eventually bring colder air into the west but it will take the weekend for it to get here. .. tempsdrop to the low 80s next week. let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
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tonight at nine pm, the ((demetria obilor)) tonight at nine pm, the eastbound
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construction work. drivers will be encouraged to detour to windmill and take westbound 215 to get back to the connector. this ramp will stay closed through 5am monday morning and then close nightly until october 21.
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fans cheering what a performance butt too boys let's enjoy this moment but we gotta celebrate two more times ((brian loftus)) las vegan kris bryant and the chicago cubs will be taking on the l-a dodgers in saturday's
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the washington nationals 4-3 in washington. the two teams were in tied 2-2 in the series till the dodgers pushed through after a late inning rbi single. the dodgers will take on the cubs saturday night./// we'll be right back......../// ((brian loftus))
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. "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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a family is outraged with the v-a hospital after a military veteran takes his own life... ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... the dramatic flooding continues in north carolina how many lives are being claimed from the flood and the message that their governor is leaving residents is coming. ((brian loftus)) >> and...get ready for a windy weekend here in the valley. we'll get a look you're forecast with sherry. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 ((kirsten joyce)) next week a local veteran will be buried after he died by suicide.. thanks for joining us i'm keristen joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> and i'm brian loftus his family tells us that they're angry that more wasn't done to save his life. staff seargant david archuleta was 47 years old when he hung himself last week. the archuleta's believe david suffered from p-t-s-d so they


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