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fairhaven street because of horrible living conditions that metro detectives say the animals were living in. you can see this impound notice from clark county animal control on the fence. a total of 21 horses and 43 fowl were taken to (lead) lied animal foundation where'll they'll be examined and cared for. metro's animal cruelty unit says the animals were living in cruel conditions which could easily make them sick, cause injy the unit also adds that they believe several of the animals belong to people other than the property owner. anyone who believes their animals were housed at this location are asked to contact the (lead) lied animal foundation. and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact crimestoppers. reporting live, brittany edney, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier))
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nevadans will begin deciding the future of our country. most of the early voting sites open at nine in the morning. 8 news now reporter karen castro takes a look at final preparations and how clark county is keeping voter information safe. ((karen castro)) we're inside the clark county election department. this is where they keep all their equipment. in fact, these are the machines that are going to be going out to the different sites. crews have been out all day setting up 28 early voting locations around the valley. clark county began using touch-screen machines in 2004. these macn provides a paper receipt copy that is used as a backup. the cartridges inside the machines are taken out daily during early voting and brought back to the election department... where they are stored in a vault overnight. clark county says the system used during an election period is secured and it's never connected to the internet. ((joe gloria - clark county registrars of voters: our tabulation is also stand alone and there are several levels of inscription involved with what we do and what the central it department has done to secure our database for voter registration is a very secured
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we have in place.)) ((karen castro)) >> joe gloria with the clark county registrars of voters says it will be a busy weekend as early voting gets underway. but he recommends casting your ballot within the first two weeks. again, early voting begins tomorrow... through november fourth. remember, you can stop by any of the 28 sites around the valley. we have more information for you on las vegas now dot com. karen castro, 8 news now. ((dave courvoisier)) our "2016 voter guide special" for answers to all your questions before heading to the polls. that's saturday at 7-30./// ((christianne klein)) then on sunday... president obama will be here. air force one expected to touch down at mccarran around 4... then the president will head to a rally at cheyenne high school for hillary clinton and senate candidate catherine cortez masto. it'll be a quick stop.. with his plane taking off from mccarran before 6 that night. you can get tickets for the event from 9 to eight tomorrow and saturday. those locations are listed on
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and with just 18 days to go until americans go to the polls to elect our next president... former president bill clinton made a campaign stop at the 2016 florida education association delegate assembly. (( she's in the answer business instead of the anger business. the only one in the empowerment business as opposed to the resentment business. the only person who really believes in cooperation and for all of differences what we have in common is more important.)) ((christianne klein)) >> clinton also urg to take advantage of early voting, which begins in several florida counties monday. hillary clinton is headed to cleveland for a rally./// ((dave courvoisier)) on the gop side, donald trump spent the day campaigning in north carolina. there he encouraged everyone to get out and vote and said that early voting is underway. he also said that hillary clinton was given the questions to the debate beforehand.
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previous debate, remember this just recently. word for word given the questions, here are the questions, here are the questions. nobody gave me the questions, i don't know what i would do, would i turn them in or would i take the questions.)) ((dave courvoisier)) meanwhile... donald trump is facing another shakeup in his campaign staff. his io has resigned due to the leaked tape several weeks ago./// ((dave courvoisier)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can find all things politics both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((christianne klein)) police have cleared the scene of a serious crash involving a moped in the northeast part of the valley. it happened here along lamb and stewart around 10-30 this morning. we're told the moped is the only vehicle involved in the crash. police say a man and a woman were taken to sunrise trauma with critical injuries. this is the third serious wreck
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((christianne klein)) the first crash happened around 7-last night near sloan and bonanza... the other just after 5-this morning near flamingo and valley view. 8 news now reporter michael stevens has more on those two incidents. ((michael stevens)) >> his moped into another car just after 5-this morning. police say the man on the scooter went through a red light at this intersection and clipped a car making a left turn. bike and taken to u-m-c where he later died. police say the driver of the other car was just driving to work and cooperated with police: ((sgt. richard strader // metro police: we either make good decisions... jail.)) meanwhile, a 28-year-old woman is in hot water after a hit-and-run crash just hours is in hot water after a hit-and-run crash just hours before. it happened near sloan and
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rios-pezo... and 54-year-old rosa lozano rios are in critical condition. police say the two were driving down sloan around 7-last night... when they turned in-front of another woman driving down bonanza. police say that woman... 28-year-old melissa self hit the car and kept going. police say she was under the influence at the time of the crash... and witnesses followed her to eastern and bonanza where she left her car and started running. police caught up to the woman... and arrested her for felony d-u-i. laura meltzer officer larry hadfield officer michael rodriguez officer danny the cops.. on lewd charges connected to his patients. 50 year old jorge burgos was arrested at his office on east lake mead... he's facing multiple counts of gross lewdness. burgos is already facing similar charges... and this latest arrest comes after more possible victims came forward./// ((tedd florendo)) ((( nice and comfortable today
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light and variable for your tuesday. that's expected to change though as another system tracks to the north and brings back breezy winds tomorrow especially for the colorado river valley. some locales could see those winds as early as tonight but expected to be windiest in the colorado river valley where a fire weather watch will go into effect. ..... ..... evening planner shows another mild to cool tnight under leader... n-h-p gets a new toy to aid in investigations. how their new drone is expected cause fewer headaches among drivers in the valley. ((dave courvoisier)) and in our next half hour... isis militants attacked the city of kirkuk today as the battle to retake mosul continues. the latest straight ahead.///
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more ads from joe heck's billionaires. they're complete garbage. crime dropped over 20% while catherine cortez masto was attorney general. that's why it's cortez masto who's been endorsed by law enforcement, not joe heck. and her crackdown on domestic violence and human trafficking earned the praise of governor sandoval. don't believe joe heck's trash. catherine cortez masto's kept nevada safe. i'm catherine cortez masto
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this is 8 news now at four. ((dave courvoisier))
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crashes n-h-p now has a new gadget. it's a drone, or u-a-v. n-h-p tells us back in august the f-a-a approved the program to allow officers to use the device to help with investigations. now through 10 thousand dollar safety grant... d-p-s and n-h-p are able to take pictures and record video at crash sites. we're told the uav system is expected to supplement d-p-s and n-h-p's ability to reconstruct crashes and reduce time at the scene. ((22.07.58 we might be in one or two passes and will take us between 20 to 40 minutes compared to actually 2 hours. 8.10)) ((dave courvoisier)) >> trooper daniel mareck is the only person cleared to fly the drone in southern nevada. --- and right now he's working on a training program to get other officers up to speed./// ((christianne klein)) more southern comfort food is heading to the valley. the second location of cracker barrel is opening in
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bright and early at 6-am. the video you're looking at is from the first location.. that opened over the summer, near the silverton. the north las vegas location is at craig and losee. /// ((christianne klein)) and ethel- m chocolates in henderson is back open... with a brand new design. these are pictures of the remodeled shop from their website... they invested two- million dollars in the project... to expand their retail space.. as well as to make a more interactive experience for visitors. this is the first major renovation for ethel- m.. since they opened 35- years ago. ((dave courvoisier)) clear skies here in the valley but it's all expected to change in the coming days./// ((christianne klein)) and... a classroom transformed into a children's book... and learning school subjects through a virtual reality experience. brian loftus has your what's cool at school recap. /// announcer: you're
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((christianne klein)) technology transforming one valley classroom, with a virtual reality learning experience.. and another class transformed into a magical learning environment. ((dave courvoisier)) >> good day anchor brian loftus has those stories in today's "what's cool at school" recap. ((brian loftus))
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inspiring hands-on learning, stirring curiosity, and increasing collaboration. it is called z-space, a virtual reality learning experience. fred watson principal "in the next couple of decades, more than 80 percent of jobs will involve technology - so really my goal was to not only prepare our students for those careers, especially stem careers, but to teach them 21st century skills." ((brian loftus)) fitzgerald has 12 new computers, beyond the revolutionary technology, it's collaboration that is a crucial lesson. this is fully interactive, with kids using the stylus to pull, spin, move, and rotate a frog.....in this 21st century version of dissecting a frog.... joe bustillos zspace lab educator "i think the biggest part of its student engagement - we want them to see hands-on student engagement that really gets them excited to be here." ((brian loftus)) z-space has a lack of limitations, and creates an immersive
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"we would go to the butterfuly patch, and we got to hear all the butterfiles....we got to hear some caterpillars.....and the caterpillars started singing!" fred watson principal "if students aren't learning the way you teach, you need to teach the way they learn." ((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." in addition to "alice," fertitta students also learn in the creative settings 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 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."
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"i like to share what i think about my thoughts, and how i feel." ((brian loftus)) this is a building block - students supporting opinions, with evidence from the book, and the kids do seem swept into a new world, as they turn the table on the traditional study of the classic lewis carroll 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." ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school brian f ((dave courvoisier)) to vote for one of these programs... 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./// ((christianne klein)) we've got some warmer weather on the way for the weekend... but the "hot air" is sticking to one specific spot in town. ((dave courvoisier)) >> tedd florendo went to
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hey tedd! ((tedd florendo)) ((( nice and comfortable today with temps near 80 by afternoon and winds back to light and variable for your tuesday. that's expected to change though as another system tracks to the north andr especially for the colorado river valley. some locales could see those winds as early as tonight but expected to be windiest in the colorado river valley where a fire weather watch will go into effect. ................................
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mild to cool tnight under mostly clear skies. winds remain light early with breezes kicking up a little later in the evening but the real wind comes tomorrow. not anticipating those winds to be as windy as this past weekend but nonetheless it will become breezy for tomorrow as well as thursday. ...................... ............. .................. temperatures this afternoon around the valley in the low 80's and seasonal temps around the region. warmest for the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and coolest for the west side where we're higher in elevatneecially up in kyle nyon...........................e coloard river valley from mesquite all the way down to laughlin with mild temps all up and down the river over to inyo county. mild to cooler temps up in the southern great basin as temperatures stayed seasonal all around the region. ......... ..........................
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the southern plains and over to the east coast where atlanta was actually warmer than las vegas today as we stayed near seasonal as the other half of the country stayed warmer than normal. ................................ ... .......................... satellite and radar showing a system tracking to the north bringing both clouds and sun in some spots. we haven't seen anything to bring clouds here, but we will begin to see the high come only warmer weather this week, but stronger winds as well tomorrow and thursday. unfortunately we won't see any rain, but we could see more wildfire alerts issued for tomorrow and thursday. ................................ ... ................ tonight expect some neighborhoods to drop down to the high 50's and mostly clear to clear skies with winds slightly breezy late and
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tomorrow with mostly sunny skies and breezy winds all over the region as the high slowly migrates in from the west. ..... .............................. ................ extended forecast calls for warmer temperatures everyday this week with the warmest temps by the weekend. we expect sunny skies the rest of this week with breezes tomorrow and thursday and some additional clouds breezes tomorrow.
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help 30 crash victims following an accident in front of two strip hotels./// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at four. ((dave courvoisier)) ((dave courvoisier)) you spend a lot of time opening doors for these little guys. special interests and the billionaire koch brothers. they spent millions supporting heck, and heck supports their agenda -- special tax breaks even for corporations shipping jobs overseas. worse, heck pays for them by cutting education and raising taxes on us. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm catherine cortez masto
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narrator: 2013: joe heck votes to shut down the government, risking vital services for thousands of nevada seniors and veterans. but as federal employees like air traffic controllers worked 16 days without pay, joe heck continues to cash his paycheck... even as 244 members of congress refused their pay. joe heck says he deserves it.
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who was the first emergency technician on the scene of a crash outside of paris las vegas and planet hollywood last year. ((christianne klein)) >> and now she's being everyday hero. nia wong has the story. each year millions of lives come together, intersecting and separating, if ever so briefly in the blur of the las vegas strip. on a sunday night in december a group of them would be fortunate enough to cross paths with christina curtiss. 9:13:08 we're kinded spirits now, we share something tragic, from one side to the other 09:13:12 the emt was working at the miss universe pageant when she got
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there is an incident outside and that they needed all the help they could get 09:08:39 without hesitation...curtiss rushed out to the strip. not knowing what she stepped into had originally been radioed as an active shooter... not knowing she alone would be "all the help" that would be available for the first crucial moments. 09:16:02 there was no screaming, nothing like that, it was just quiet because i don't think anybody could comprehend what had just happened 09:16:08 outside the paris hotel and planet hollywood... bodies were scattered along the sidewalk...after a woman drove her car through a crowd 09:16:47 it felt like an eternity for me, it would be nearly 10 minuteef would arrive. thanks to curtiss's quick thinking...more than 30 injured people were treated and transported to safety. 09:11:14 i was just doing my job. just doing what i love to do which is helping people 09:11:19 ...and that's why christina curtiss is our red cross everyday hero. ((christianne klein)) straight ahead on the valley's news leader... there are widespread web woes. ((dave courvoisier)) >> many had trouble accessing popular websites and now the white house is speaking
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four. to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past.
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((dave courvoisier)) our weather conditions are changing as we head into the weekend. not only is tedd tracking a warm up--- he's also tracking a possible storm.

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