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broadcast. the other big story affecting c-c- s-d right now... is the mercury contamination at walter johnson junior high school. this morning, the district's superintendent was at the school... giving us an update about the clean-up process and how they responded. parker collins is live at the school.. where he asked pat skorkowsky some tough questions. parker... what did he have to say? the short of it is... they're admitting some things the needed to do differently. to see if anything in their here's the equipment they're using. it detects mercury in the air. they turned off the ac here... heating up the rooms to maximize hg in the air... that way they can get worst case measurements and clean up every possible trace. so many parents have been angry about communication from the beginning. so that was what i pressed him on 14:26:22-14:26:56 super pat skorkowsky maybe ten seconds
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question if something like this did happen again we can see some things went well but some things really didn't ... what kind of things would you do differently? i think would have made sure we had the lights out here for the brought in for the immediate issue that evening we would have brought a sound system in from another school. they do think school will be back in session monday. they say they the kid got this mercury. reporting live parker collins 13 action news. :5-:8 nats of parents yelling those are parents who met with district officials last night. as you can see, the meeting quickly got out of control. :19:42/tiffany moore/mom "all that last night-frustration would've been settled had you communicated on what you're doing." butted with :09:19jarrod langendorf/dad
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beging with and that's unfortunate-it just heightened the frustration of the parents." school police and firefighters say they did their best to communicate with parents during the decontamination process wednesday. but they also admitted that this situation was something they haven't had to deal with before. 5:47 tim szymanski/lvfd: ...the largest decontamination incident ever in the history of our department. butted with 18:30 ky: we used our pa systems on our vehicles. we used the pa systems on the buses. so we improvised last night. the school district also hat from san francisco. then, some kids were forced to undergo more than one screening... which included putting them in showers and washing their hair. several business will be without water for the next 24 hours... because of this water main break on the strip. chopper 13 fast and first over las vegas boulevard and convention center drive. you can see thousands of gallons of water spilling out onto the roadway. this is an area where there is
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which likely led to the break. the las vegas valley water district says they have the break contained, but it's not completely fixed. wx)) ((ad lib and toss to wx)) we continue our track of sunny skies and warm weather for the valley today. high temperatures should range between 98 and 103 degrees and hold there through the weekend with mild winds until sunday afternoon. weak low will have moved onto shore around san diego and travel up the coast. las vegas will not expect chances for rain or even heavy clouds but winds will begin to whip up sunday afternoon and become gusty for monday and tuesday. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will range between 93 and 97 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday! winds will be a nuisance during this time gusts could reach upwards of 40
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tensions between the u-s and north korea are escalating after north korea launched what is believed to be its biggest nuclear test yet. magnitude 5 tremor. this as the north continues testing ballistic missiles with an increasing range - saying their goal is to miniaturize a nuclear warhead and place it on a missile capable of reaching the u-s. sot - john kerry: obviously, japan and south korea particularly are deeply concerned because of the neighborhood, but i think it's fair to say that china and russia and the united states, everybody here is concerned. this was the fith test of its
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security and to international peace and stability." this test will likely lead to a push at the united nations- for stronger sanctions this just in.. a new presidential poll is out and it's looking like the swing states are up for grabs.... a new survey from quinnipiac university shows hillary clinton and donald trump in a statistical tie in florida and ohio. the same survey shows clinton carolina....and a four-point lead in pennsylvania. meanwhile.....a new suffolk university poll shows trump slightly ahead of clinton in north carolina..... although that lead falls within the margin of error. thanks yasmeen... and... this morning.... donald trump is getting criticism from both democrats and his fellow republicans. politicians from both sides of the aisle appear upset with trump for cozying up to russia. trump made a stunning appearanc on r-t. that's the kremlin backed
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piece for the russian government. speaking to larry king, trump brushed off the suggestion that russia is trying to influence the 2016 election. :45 "it's probably unlikely. maybe the democrats are putting that out, who knows?" house speaker paul ryan came out yesterday... and clarified that he thinks putin is an agressor--- who appears to have conducted state sponsored cyber attacks. and of course... hillary clinton is pouncing on trum for his part, trump says he didn't know he was going to be on russian t-v. he says that he thought the interview was for his friend larry king's podcast. developing news... general motors is recalling around 4 million vehicles because of an airbag software defect. the company said today that in rare cases.... the car's computers can go into test mode. that means the front air bags won't inflate in a crash.....and the seat belts might not work. g-m says the defect is linked to at least one death.
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vargas opens up about her addiction to alcohol. what she says brought her though the dark times... also... a hepatitus outbreak linked to strawberries. what you should look out for... before snacking on the fruit. in today's health report...
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outbreak linked to frozen strawberries. thursday the cdc said that 89-people have been sickened in .. ....maryland... new york... north carolina... oregon... virginia, west virginia and wisconsin. nearly all of the patients interviewed reported drinking smoothies containing strawberries from tropical smoothie caf0. the strawberries were imported from egypt. tropical smoothie caf0 has since switched to a different
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additional cases... because hepatitis-a is a highly contagious illness and can take as long as 50 days to begin after exposure. also at midday... planes flew over miami beach this morning spraying pesticide to prevent the zika virus. this is the first of four scheduled sprayings of the pesticide naled (nah-led). the pesticide is approved by the e-p- a but some are concerned about the effects on health and the environment. according to cdc - florida has seen 5-hundred-96 travel-related cases of zika. an ohio police department has released graphic photographs - to show how dangerious heroin is. a man and woman are passed out in the front seat -- while a young boy is sitting in the back seat. an officer says he pulled the driver over because he was weaving back and forth in traffic. the driver spoke to the officers for a few minutes - then immediately passed out. the boy in the backseat is the
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charges including endangering a child. the 4-year old boy was taken to children's services. coming up a violent traffic stop ends with the passenger in the hospital.... ....why the driver was trying to get away.... that answer straight ahead.... also... september 11th is a day many americans will never forget.. were born shortly after their fathers were killed. adlib at desk
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between 98 and 103 degrees and hold there through the weekend with mild winds until sunday afternoon. by the end of the weekend a weak low will have moved onto shore around san diego and travel up the coast. las vegas will not expect chances for rain or even heavy clouds but winds will begin to whip up sunday afternoon an tuesday. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will range between 93 and 97 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday! winds will be a nuisance during this time though. 10-20 mph winds will be common sunday with 15-25 mph wind expected monday and tuesday. gusts could reach upwards of 40 mph so take it easy on the roads and hold on to your hats!
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if state lawmakers approve the plan, the 5th largest school district in the country... would be split up into smaller precincts. the new structure would take effect next fall. thousands of children will take
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and channel 13 and the scripps howard foundation are doing our part to help. last night, we were honored to kick off the school year with 'serving our kids'... the non profit provides food to at- risk kids. we showed up with food, help, and a 7-thousand dollar check from the scripps howard foundation. that is the largest cash donation this organizations has ever received. when we think about not knowing it will have enough food to take care of them all. something like this helps. it's phenominal. thanks channel 13 for helping us start our year on a bright note. " we also want to thank our parent company scripps... they cut the check--after allowing us at 13 action news to
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a few reasons--including... they are 100% volunteer run. every penny of that money will be spent on food for hungry children in our community. and....if you are looking for something fun to do with your family tomorrw... the discovery children's museum..is allowing the first 1000 kids in for free.... the mueseum is celebrating their 25th anniversary..... however....there are some rules... they have to be under the age adult. the museum opens at 10 tomorrow morning. abc's elizabeth vargas is often seen right here friday nights....but now she will get to tell her own story....on 20-20.... 124040 ev - i would stop on my way home from work, you know and have a glass of wine or two at a bar and then ds - alone? ev - alone why she has decided to open now...after struggling to stay
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the last of the stranded passengers were rescued from the french alps... now they are describing how they survived..... you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us. lvmpd officers are currently investigating a homicide in the investigating a homicide in the over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood and was willing to shut down the government over it. heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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1100 block of sierra vista. 1 victim was transported to umc trauma and was pronounced shortly after arrival. no suspect or suspects have been detained in connection with this incident. this remains an active scene. no further in available at this time nor will paints a sharp portrait of life as an alcoholic. in our second look at the subject.... she tells diane sawyer.... this secret double life .... spilled into every aspect of her life.... 15 seconds a seasoned reporter, elizabeth vargas is the mother to two beautiful boys, sam and zachary... and ex-wife of musician marc cohn. as her marriage was crumbling, she turned to wine for
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including her family 124040 ev - i would stop on my way home from work, you know and have a glass of wine or two at a bar and then ds - alone? ev - alone, feeling really pathetic you know? i would actually pretend to talk to somebody on my cell phone but you know 'oh no, oh its ok, oh no im- im just waiting here for you. no problem, take your time, ill be right h--' you know? like this whole facade 8 seconds eventually a couple glasses became entire bottles of and her husband knew. deepening the cracks that she says had already begun to develop in their marriage elizabeth vargas: 14:10:36;06and it made all the real problems we needed to discuss and work through frivolous in comparison. you know? "what do you wanna talk about?" "why don't you ask me about how my day is? or what-- (chuckle) you know, why don't you support me more?" when, "why are you drinking-- two bottles of chardonnay every night?" you know? i've just gone and changed the narrative in a pretty dramatic and destructive way.// 8 seconds alcoholism is a battle
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million people [source for grx: niaaa 32,648,000 had an alcohol disorder in 2012/13] and just as it has happens to so many, her family life became part of the wreckage of her drinking. diane sawyer: 13:34:23;02 // "did you ever endanger them?" 13:34:36;15 i don't think so. no. i never drove under the influence. diane sawyer: 13:34:40;12 never? elizabeth vargas: 13:34:41;24 no. i don't own a car (beeping) here// elizabeth vargas: 13:35:25; say something. because i didn't physically endanger (beeping) my children doesn't mean i didn't devastate them or put them in danger emotionally or psychologically.// imagine being stuck at 12,000 feet overnight.... thats what happened to the passengers stranded overnight in the french alps... now they're describing the agonizing wait for help..... also... some of them were still inside
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dads were killed on 9-11.... now...they're all 15...and describing whats life like.....without a parent.... have you downloaded the all new 13 action news app yet? it's simple to use and features live streaming, video on demand with photos that are just a tap away from the home screen, plus blazing fast radar. get it free in the app store and in google play.
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stuck thousands of feet in the air.... a chicago cop is in court facing charges for beating a man at a block party.... also... this weekend will mark 15 years since the worst attack on u-s soil.... now....the kids who lost their dads on september 11th....are sharing their story.... ((ad lib and toss to wx)) ((ad lib and toss to wx)) we continue our track of sunny skies and warm weather for the valley today. high temperatures should range between 98 and 103 degrees and hold there through the weekend with mild winds until sunday afternoon. by the end of the weekend a
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shore around san diego and travel up the coast. las vegas will not expect chances for rain or even heavy clouds but winds will begin to whip up sunday afternoon and become gusty for monday and tuesday. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will range between 93 and 97 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday! winds will be a nuisance during this time though. 10-20 mph winds will be common sunday with 15-25 mph gusts could reach upwards of 40 mph so take it easy on the roads and hold on to your hats! the clark county school district superintendent just gave an update ..about the clean-up process
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mercury spill....at walter johnson junior high school..... district officials are now admitting some things the needed to be done differently because they had no idea how big this was. parents are coming to the school....to see if anything in their homes have mercury. a philadelphia woman is under arrest after a traffic stop turns violent.... the incident happened last night around 9.... police say officers spotted a stole stop it when the incident escalated. the suspect attempted to ram a police car after running down an officer.... and thats when cops on the scene to opened fire. she then fled the scene, leading officers on a chase.... the suspect was then taken into police custody.... and then taken to temple university hospital. she is expected to be ok. no officers were hurt. a chicago police officer is facing charges after beating a man with a baton two years ago. 31 year old brett kahn appeared
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deputies. he's charged with felony aggravated battery and official misconduct stemming after that incident was caught on camera in the summer of 2014. prosecutors say kahn hit 32-year-old jeremiah smith without provocation while he was on patrol responding to a block party.. there was a celebration going on after two neighborhood teens signed a deal with a major atlanta label. now to high drama in the french alps... dozens of riders stranded in cable cars overnight suspended at an altitude of 12-thousand feet... thankfully. passengers have been rescued... abc's terry moran is in london with the latest on the rescue.... nats chopper this morning - daring rescue? after rescue?a risky, high-altitude drama playing out overnight. nats chopper dozens of tourists?here to see the spectacular mountain scenery?instead forced to spend the freezing night trapped mid-air in these cable cars dangling over the french alps. a tourist from south africa posted this video of the panoramic views moments before
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down. initially-there were 110 people left stranded at 12,500 feet in the air. (nats) while daylight lasted, helicopters rushed to reach and rescue 77 people. rescuers harnessing themselves to cables and then climbing along the cars and dropping down into the chair lifts. but night fell, a cold fog rolled in, operations were suspended-too dangerous for rescuers. and 33 people spent the night hanging 2 miles from the ground. american mos name unknown aptn: "they won't use the helicopter and they wo in fog either." an american tourist was among those rescued. american mos name unknown aptn: "we were there almost 10 hours in the cable car, which was really quite an experience." five rescue workers spent the night with those still trapped bringing blankets and warm food. nats chopper only on 13 action news.. a teenager opens up about the night.. he and his friends were shot while sitting in their car. "after i seen the gun, everything yea, everything just went black,and i just, just kept hearing gunshots." 18 year old gianni corsentino
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the maverik gas station in june. two suspects-- gerald fuller and adrian johnson...are now facing charges for the teen's death. the victim tells us fuller was with them, and called his uncle because he thought he was going to be robbed. fuller then apparently ran to johnson's car-- while johnson started shooting. (andrea duncan, mom) "they came to kill these boys." (butted with) "it's gonna be in my head for ...for life." the teen's mom says she wanted warning to parents to be more proactive... and help stop the violence in the community. cross fit is being added to the phys-ed curriculum in the clark county school district. by the end of 2017.. 50 schools will offer classes classes. some critics are concerned it may not be safe for children. we checked out a class... to see what teachers are doing to try and prevent kids from getting hurt. 11.51.11 they have to demonstrate to me that they
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already in the rigourous fitness class say it's a great stress reliever. the list of people taking a stand with colin kaepernick is growing... we're now hearing from las vegas native brandon marshall.... the bronco joined colin kaepernick's protest.. and took a knee during the national anthem. 1:52-2:05 "i feel like this was the right platform. to be heard. i feel like a lot of times people just want us to shut up and entertain them... shut up and play football, but we have voices as well." this happened during last night's season opening game. marshall-- like kaepernick... graduated from u-n-r... and said he the message. he added he plans to donate an undisclosed amount to programs for veterans. he says he has no hard feelings against service members or police-- he is simply taking a
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it too far when making a "twin tower commerical" for a 9-eleven sale. :00-:04 nats of commercial and people falling into mattress there you see them promoting their sales... while knocking down two towers of mattresses. the ad drew instant outcry from the community.. calling the add insensitive-- and horribly offensive. ((sot)) jenee lewis, upset over twin towers spoof "i watched struck a nerve." "really upset me. i felt like people really need to know that this is not okay." (butted with) (cherise bonanno/ miracle mattress, owner) "it was stupid, it was a stupid idea that we sent out and we apologize for our stupidity the owner of the mattress company also issued an apology to all of the victims and families of those affected by the terrorist attack-- saying he was disgusted by the commercial made by a family member.
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it's hard to believe it's been 15 years. this morning.... five teenagers who not only lost their fathers that day.....but never got to meet them..... are sharing their story. it's all part of a powerful new documentary from people-entertainment weekly abc's mara schiavocampo has this exclusive first look. movie nat slug: people magazine - the children of 911 - 15 years later - pen 911 intro v2-a1.mov 00:00 - my name is robyn higley and i'm connected to the events of 9/11 because i was born 7 weeks after my father was killed in the south tower. they are the other victims of 9/11. movie nat slug: people magazine - the children of 911 - 15 years later - pen 911 intro v2-a1.mov i wear number 33 cause that's the age that my dad was killed in 9/11. when i'm wearing that number it's for him. children whose fathers were
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movie nat slug: people magazine - the children of 911 - 15 years later - pen 911 intro v2-a1.mov it's little things when i miss my dad the most / like walking down the aisle, i think about that a lot (crying). their stories featured in the new people / entertainment weekly network documentary "the children of 9/11: 15 years later" sot - liz mcneil - east coast editor, people magazine 162445 - often times your first feeling might be oh, poor kid or what's their life like a incredible loss...but // 162628 - i found these kids to be incredibly w teens, people magas been following many of these 9/11 babies since birth. mara: have you seen this recently? robyn: uh...yes. mara: (holding pic of all the babies) 191305 - which one is dad was an insurance executive in the south tower, and helped teenager - pink hair and all. her dad was an insurance helped people live... robyn: yes he did / 190830 - give you to know that your dad's a hero? robyn:
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shape right now...with all the stuff going on. deeply, robyn, like many others, struggles with mourning. one little 3 year old becomes an overnight internet sensation.... mariners game.... (beatrix hart, "cotton candy girl"): "because i was just being silly with my cotton candy and i was eating it all."
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superstar magician criss angel is putting on a huge gala with all his celebrity friends on monday. it will raise money for pediatric cancer.... criss' son is undergoing treatments.... he is live in studio with us, coming up! and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib)) ((ad-lib)) (jake hart, father): "the world is calling her cotton candy
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girl"): "because i was just being silly with my cotton candy and i was eating it all." beatrix was at the game wednesday night. that's when the jumbo-tron captured an amazing moment. covered in cotton candy.....the
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meanwhile the mariners posted this video and the internet got to work. now.... cotton candy girl and her apparent sugar rush are famous. her dad says the girl doesn't understand yet how famous she has become. ((ad lib and toss to wx)) we continue our track of sunny skies and warm weather for the valley today. high temperatures sh between 98 and 103 degrees and hold there through the weekend with mild winds until sunday afternoon. by the end of the weekend a weak low will have moved onto shore around san diego and travel up the coast. las vegas will not expect chances for rain or even heavy clouds but winds will begin to whip up sunday afternoon and become gusty for
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as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will range between 93 and 97 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday! winds will be a nuisance during this time though. 10-20 mph winds will be common sunday with 15-25 mph wind expected monday and tuesday. gusts could reach upwards of 40 mph so take it easy on the roads and hold on to your hats! vo in consumer n 49- ers game...and you forgot
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pick up drinks... do you hop in your car? well...the san francisco 49-ers just announced a new partnership with amazon. it's called prime-now. now fans at levi's stadium will be able to order food, drinks, and more from the online rea orders will be delivered right to the parking lot in an hour or less. the service is only available to amazon prime members who pay an annual subscription fee. and...in the sports world....a major upset in the u-s open... top tennis player serena williams falls to her number 10 ranked competitor from the czech republic. williams will have to wait to win a record breaking 23rd grand slam title. she also loses her number one ranking in the world. this is the second year in a
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now let's take a look at today's top stories now trending... officials in russia are trying to figure out why a siberian river has suddenly turned red. residents started reporting the bizarre color tuesday. russia's ministry of natural resources and environment say the color change could have been caused by a leakage from a nearby chemical plant... . nearby city officials say any possible chemical contamination would not pose a threat to citzens.. as the river is not linked to and....a florida yacht owner is in hot water after beaching a 72 foot vessel along the shore on palm beach in florida. police say the owner admitted he was too drunk to navigate it. no one was injured... the yacht's been removed, and the driver has been charged. allegiance-vo heather nelson and her 5-year-old son....royce.... were running late to school last week... so she was surprised when in their hurry....royce suddenly
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her that he was acknowledging the pledge of allegiance. nelson snapped this photo and posted it on facebook.-- and of course has gone viral. you can check out all of the stories trending today... on our ktnv mobile app world class magician criss angel has a show on the las vegas strip at the luxor.... and he's using that space to put on a huge benefit this monday. it's called the help gala. criss' son, johnny, was diagnosed with leukemia last treatments. the gala is in honor of his son and will raise funds and awareness of pediatric cancer. criss joins us in studio to talk more about this: 1. sept. 12 will mark the first help gala, which stands for "heal every life possible." 2. the event was created by superstar magician criss angel in honor of his son johnny, who was diagnosed with acute
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in vegas. 4. criss angel's goal is to raise $1 million in a single evening, with all proceeds benefiting the cause. 5. there will be celebrity appearances and performances including gary oldman, mike tyson, tom green, wayne newton, floyd mayweather, andrew dice clay, tony orlando, vince neil, richie sambora, flavor flav, siegfried & roy, randy couture, terry fator, cirque du soleil and much more. 6. there will be a live and silent auction with chances to win pric experiences. a few examples include a weekend at criss angel's personal estate, serenity; signed memorabilia from oprah winfrey and shaquille o'neal; a meet-and- greet opportunity with celine dion, britney spears and jennifer lopez, and more! 7. in support of criss angel and this cause, dee snider has released a new music video featuring a new rendition of twisted sister's world- famous hit "we're not gonna take it." this video aims to raise funds
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8. tickets are now on sale at crissangelhelp.com starting at $100. criss also joined forces with world-famous frontman dee snider of legendary band twisted sister, to release a music video featuring a new acoustic version of the 1984 smash hit "we're not gonna take it." https://crissangel.com/donation s lvmpd officers are currently investig 1100 block of sierra vista. 1 victim was transported to umc trauma and was block of sierra vista. 1 victim was transported to umc trauma and was pronounced shortly after arrival.
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snider of legendary band twisted sister, to release a music video featuring a new
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1 victim was transported to umc trauma and was pronounced shortly after arrival. o suspect or suspects have been detained in connection with this incident no further information is available at this time nor will
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