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a school is now in session for the next group of nevada public safety officers. this will help fill a recent shortage. we welcome you back to our school. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm marie mortera. the state of nevada has been looking to fill law enforcement vacancies for some time. they are holding simultaneous academies in las vegas and carson city. new at joins us live from washington near downtown las vegas. this is a change for the department. >> reporter: well, it is, marie. this is actual the first time in nearly a decade that they've held and academy here in southern nevada. now, the hope is that more people from the las vegas area will be motivated to apply for these very important public safety jobs. >> your advanced training will take place at your division. >> reporter: for the next 16 weeks, these 28 cadets will have
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classroom training but also practical scenarios, firearms and emergency vehicle operation. it's a rigorous course and successful completion is not a guarantee. >> we have a mix in the classroom. we have some former corrections officers. we have prior military. we have some people who just went to college and this is what they wanted to do their high school. >> reporter: this trooper said every step is graded and one failure along the way will result in disqualification. some of the training is universal. but ultimately the cadets move into areas specific to the jobs they will hold. >> so when they are hired, they are hired for specific titles. so either they will be a trooper or they will be on probation, they could be a fire marshal. capital police. any of the agencies in the department. >> reporter: the requirements are demanding but the reward is great. life as a trooper or public safety officer many agree is one that involves sacrifice and these cadets are only just
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and i mentioned the academy runs 16 weeks. when you factor in advanced training and then four months of actual field training, it's actually about a year's time before they are fully certified. but here's the good news in all of this, reed and marie, there are still more openings out there. there's another academy planned for six months from now. anyone who is interested can head to the website to i'm gerard ramalho reporting live. now we'll send it back to you. >> thank you. the head of wells fargo's division where employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts is retiring at the end of the year. according to a fortune magazine report, he's leaving with a very handsome payout of more than $124 million. some call it a golden parachute. a wells fargo spokesperson said he made a personal decision to
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company wa would not comment on compensation. wells fargo agreed to pay $185 mel in fines over these alleged these accounts. a crew member on board the world's biggest cruise liner was killed during a lifeboat drill today. royal caribbean said the accident members. it happened in france. the lifeboat became detached and fell off the ship killing person. according to the website, the ship made its maiden voyage in may. the bod body of a shelby, north carolina shot in the line of duty is back in his home town. his body was transported from the mostly cloudy skies's office
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examiner's office. he was serving a warrant. $25,000 reward is offered leading to the arrest. shimon peres is holt iced -- hospitalized after a stroke. he stepped down as president in 2014. he also served as prime minister andan he's won a nobel peace prize for reaching an agreement with pakistan. it was a jam-packed day on the campaign trail. hillary clinton is still taking time off to recover from pneumonia. but taking her place was president obama. donald trump continues to go after clinton for one controversial claim she made last week. here's more.
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go until election day. even though hillary clinton is taking the day off to recover from pneumonia -- >> i'm seeing so much better. >> reporter: -- the campaign has plenty of big names hitting the trail on her behalf. >> i would trust hillary clinton with my son's life and donald trump scares me to death. >> reporter: and taking donald trump to task. >> trump's got support from working folks. really? this is the guy you want? [laughter] >> no! people. we cannot afford suddenly to treat this like a reality show. >> reporter: and while the trump campaign is wishing clinton a speedy recovery, it continues to hammer her for calling some supporters a basket of deplorables. >> well, my opponent slanders as deplorable and irredeemable. i call you hard-working american
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>> reporter: mike pence met in washington and declined to call david duke deplorable. >> donald trump and i have denounced david duke repeatedly. >> reporter: meanwhile, both camps are hitting the campaign again. dianne gallagher, news 3. >> our mission is to connect viewers. we've reached out to both candidates to participate in extended interviews, not only with our station but with our sister stations. we want to hear from you. what would you ask donald trump or hillary clinton? share your thoughts by e-mailing us. we want to give you a voice in this historic and important race to the white house. you may be thinking about
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if you haven't narrowed down your one carrier, consider alaska airlines. it has the best on-time rating for u.s. airlines. that's according to the department of transportation who says they have an on-time rate of 84.4%. the flights arrive within 14 minutes of the scheduled time. that's pretty good. delta finished in the group followed by southwest and then american. the by 9%. well, this is not for the faint of heart or for people with fears of heights. this very frightening scene is in china. it's completed the structure for one of the world's highest and longest cable bridges. the enormous structure stretches more than 1800 feet above a
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of a mile long. state media reports almost $150 million has been invested into the project above the river gorge. it will open later this year. you know, wedding days are one of the biggest moments in a couple sea life, right? >> one bride almost didn't make it to the church on time. we'll tell you about the problem that forced a helping hand. and a huge win for unlv. ahead, in sports, the gift that will give unlv a much-needed
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we are one nation under god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible
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here in las vegas, we have a lot of beautiful weddings but somewhere else in the country, some weddings don't go as planned. maybe there is a problem with the flowers, the dress, who she had to hitchhike to the church. it happens and here's how this bride finally managed to get to the alter. >> reporter: of all of the things a bride worries about on her wedding day, i can assure you this doesn't even make the list. >> it -- it happened. >> reporter: she waited 11 years to marry her gram. but on a break- take -- breath-taking saturday
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on the way to the ceremony, just five minutes from the house, the limo abruptly pulled over. the made of honor. >> the limo driver gets out of the car. it's fine. maybe he hit something. he gets back in, opens up the back window and says you have a flat fire tire. >> reporter: -- a flat tire. >> reporter: the champagne helped. >> we had a car drive by and took pictures. finally someone helped. >> reporter: that man's name was jay. they a car full of kids but was determined to help. he dropped them off and returned and asked the bride where to? he said he was happy to help. the mile away venue was not a mile away.
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was there ever a moment when you said, wait a minute. i'm not getting stood up. >> there was for a brief second. >> reporter: 30 minutes later, they arrived. now on herny moon, she realized jay didn't save her day. >> it will be a story that we will remember forever. >> jerry was asking about couldn't she have called? i don't think that was the issue. i think it was getting the bridal party and family members all together to the church. >> what braids maid or dress has a pocket to carry a cell phone? >> that's true. let's take a look at what's coming up in our next newscast at 7:00. >> yeah, a man mourning his wife and child shaken even further when his car is stolen from the
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an historic moment for four paralympic runners who raced faster than even the olympic gold medalists. those stories and breaking news as it happens. news 3 is your weather authority. jerry brown is still shaking his head about the bride who had a flat tire. >> i got through the 20th century without cell phones. but now you have to have one. a beautiful day. a little breezy at t. but we'll get rid of those winds tomorrow. there probably weren't a lot of boats on lake. they are all in their berths down there. it's definitely breezy. they had 44-mile-an-hour wind gusts on lake mead. central valley, miracle mile,78 degrees. the gust on trip, 22 miles an hour. there were heavy wind gusts around the valley. summerlin, 40 miles an hour. currently sustained winds
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the extreme south valley, st. rose and las vegas boulevard as you are heading down towards l.a., 79. northeast wind sustained at 18. kind of a wind funnel. they had a wind gust of 42 miles han hour. 8 is at our downtown studios. likewise downtown henderson. 78 in the lakes. el dorado, 80 degrees. wind speeds they are noticeable. 15, 20 miles an hour in the range over much of the generally in the 30, 40-mile-an-hour range. some areas peaked in the 20s. you can see the wind gusts at lake mead, 43 miles an hour over at indian springs as well. 85 in mesquite. 74 pahrump and 79 in boulder city. here we go. officially for las vegas, 89 degrees. 6 below normal.
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nation. first of all, we have a hurricane that's moving away. that's 85-mile-an-hour winds. it moves into colder waters and it will weaken and won't impact us. this cut-off low is impact the silt ver state. not so much us except for the winds. the moisture is staying up to the north. but the wind advisory in effect until 8:00. 48 pahrump, 37 mount charleston. 6 is in boulder city. highs tomorrow, how do the 80s strike you? overnight tonight, low 60s around the region. the breezes will subside, mid-80s tomorrow. it's not a misprint, sunny, dry, pleasant and planning your day, 7:00 a.m., it 64. 79 at noon. i'm gonna get out and walk the dogs tomorrow morning, it will be beautiful. >> low 90s through friday. mid 90s over the weekend. no triple digits on that map.
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>> okay. even the pups are going, thank you. >> they love it. >> thank you. now it's time for sports. amber joins us with more on a big check written to unlv. >> yeah, that will impact their football program. the amount $10 million from who? the fertittas, owners of station casinos, follower owners of u fc. that's how much they pledged toward the construction of the state-of-the-art football stadium at unlv. here's what ii 73,000-square foot, two-level complex on campus will be appropriately followed the fertitta football complex. it will be close to where the team practices now and will include an ac-- an academic center, a strength and conditioning center. locker rooms, meeting rooms, a nutrition car, a barbershop, a players' lounge. it goes on. it's expected to cost $24 million to 26 million.
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following the fertittas' pledge of $10 million. reportedly the largest gift in unlv athletic history. that will be crucial to recruiting. >> given that the fertitta family has made such a significant investment, that means more. that will make the rest of the fund-raising easier. everybody knows they are passionate for football. it's almost like their investment is the one that everybody follows. they know football so this has to be a good project. be able to recruit at a high level. at the end of the day, one of those final things is we love the staff, love your energy. but we're gonna do this. you look back and a lot of is based on facilities and infrastructure. that's no longer gonna be the issue. if we could continue to work hard and recruit at a relentless energy level, i think
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start in the spring and unlv says it should be open about ten months later. the athletic director says the next step is getting a new stadium. she and coach sanchez plan to discuss that at thursday's southern nevada tourism infrastructure committee meeting. that's when the committee will determine whether to recommend the legislator approve the public funding for the raiders stadium. when the 51s return to play season, wally backman won't be their manager. backman now the former manager of the mets triple-a affiliate today. he said, i chose to resign because i didn't see a future at the major league level with the mets. my ultimate goal is to manage in the big leagues or be hired in a major league coaching position. he told wfan radio in new york
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reports about him not following orders was a lie. i don't think his story is anywhere near from over and unlv's story just getting sweeter and sweeter. that football program, give it a few years. sweet is what the recruits are gonna say when they see the new facility. >> thank you. cats are popping up everywhere in london. subway system, et cetera or at least pictures of cats. >> the reason behind this change
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republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what
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all right. if you are planning to -- the breakfast forecast for tomorrow, i think you have nothing to worry about. cool snipe, 68 degrees. light winds. it will be splendid. you can always update that by checking out news 3 live today with kelly. >> thank you. >> done's subway system. passengers being greeted by cats. >> giant posters are being put up on the walls. it's part of a crowd-funded campaign to replace ads with pictures of kitty cats. the campaign has raised $26,000. >> a lot of selfies along the way. the photos are stray cats from two area rescue groups. the group behind the campaign says its goal is to make people
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their lives and it's likely something you can't buy because as you know a furry loved one's love is priceless, right? >> a lot of adoptable cats and doggies in our area. go out and get one. that does it for us at danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
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right now -- cleanup crews can scour a student's home picking it apart be looking for traces of mercury. the chaotic scene as students headed back to school. also creepy investigation at a casino restaurant. a restaurant of the silver
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how residents are coping as the restaurant reopens. a crook targeting howers at -- targeting moneyers. what the suspect did to disturb a lot of people's peace. hazmat crews swarm a local house looking for dangerous levels of mercury. we thank you for joining us. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm marie mortera. those experts tore apart a young girl's room piece by testing everything in it for the dangerous metal. >> it's our top story. and kelsey thomas has the chaos at home. >> reporter: a new cleanup and a new investigation tonight, just a mile away from the school. but where did the mercury come from? the answer to that question is still a mystery as students headed back to class. >> she was really nervous to


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