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the e-p-a says the schools safe, but some parents aren't buying it. and just because the school is reopening, it doesn't mean the mercury scare is over. parents are now worried the substance is inside their homes. plus a backyard catches fire at a home on the east side of town. crews are investigating how it started.. i'm following that and more from the breaking news center.. let's get over to todd and good morning las vegas! i'm todd quinones. and i'm beth fisher the time now is ... let's get started with 13 first alert meteorologist greg bennett... who has a windy forecast for us. ((ad-lib)) low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for the southern nevada area today. gusts within the valley look to reach between 35 and 45 mph with sustained winds between 15 tonight for las vegas and the surrounding areas due to extremely dry conditions. due to the winds and dry conditions, our region is under
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temperatures look to only range between 86 and 91 degrees this afternoon valley wide! by wednesday, we will be at our coolest; only reach between 84 and 89 degrees valley wide with only a mild as we move into less wind, 92 and 97 degrees moving out of the weekend into the next work week. it's an anxious morning for many parents and students... who attend walter johnson junior high. in just a few hours, kids will head back to class... 5 days after mercury was found
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parker collins is live at the school... with why parents are still worried... despite the e-p-a saying the school is safe. officials say even now they don't know who or when the mercury was brought to the school. but they say the school has been through a deep cleaning... to make sure the mercury is gone. crews have ripped up tile... removed part of the gym floor...and replaced all a-c filters in the gym. parents are still frustrated... there are still things like haven't gotten back... because of contamination. "i still don't know if they're safe, because they still haven't said who brought it....somebody should know something" the district is working on makeup days... they're thinking election days and another day around thanksgiving. we will be here as school starts talking with kids and parents. reporting live parker collins thirteen action news.
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behind the mercury scare.. nearly 14-hundred students were screened.. and 80-homes have been inspected for the substance. one home had such dangerous levels inside, it forced the family to evacuate. now as for walter johnson junior high... the epa says the mercury levels were highest in the gym and locker rooms where the readings were 10 to 15 times the safe amount. even though the school is reopening this morning, it contamination is over. authorities are still worried about mercury in some of the students' homes. georgette byrd says the epa found traces at her front door and throughout the house. but the highest levels were found in her grandaughter's jacket. they told us the level of 6000 is high and the jacket jacket was at 20,000 georgette says she's following epa instructions by placing clothes out in the sun..
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can be dangerous, but we wanted to know, how common is mercury poisoning? a doctor at umc says liquid mc-cort says it's more common to see mercury poisoning in areas where there is industrial and metal work. if you are exposed, symptoms can range from random tingling to headaches. we've been following this story since it first broke last week. coverage into one place for you. just head to our website ktnv dot com. and we'll be following the reopening of walter johnson junior high all morning. happening overnight..the backyard of a house catches on fire. but fire officials say the home appeared to be vacant. right now, they're trying to figure out how it started. marissa kynaston joins us near charleston and pecos. marissa, do fire crews have any clues this morning? adlib damage take a look at what that fire
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flames-- but again- most of that was contained to the backyard. fire officials say some did travel to the back of the house-- but most of that fire was in the backyard. whenever a fire starts at a vacant home-- its common for fire crews to suspect squatters. some vacant homes have gone up in flames when squatters try to cook food-- set fires to s smoking. fire officials say they are still investigating to figure out how this fire started-- or to see if squatters were involved. the good news here this morning-- nobody was hurt in this fire. mk-- 13an. just in this morning...the u-s has flown two bombers over south korea in a show of force against north korea...
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the bombers never landed in south korea. these flyovers are fairly common when animosity rises on the korean peninsula. time now is x:xx --- still to come.. hillary clinton, opening up for the first time since being diagnosed with pneumonia. hear why her campaign waited so long to tell the public. plus, olympic swimmer ryan lochte rushed by protesters..live on dancing with the stars. hear what the controversial athlete is saying about the
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settlement agreement that would grandfather customers into their old rates. the agreement reached with the public utilities commission and "solarcity..." would lock customers who installed a rooftop solar system before december 31st, 2015 i old net metering rates for 20 years. the agreement is still pending approval from the p-u-c. governor brian sandoval released a statement about the agreement. it says in part: "i asked the major companies involved in the issue of net metering to work together and reach a resolution.... i am pleased with the result and believe it is in the best interests of all nevadans i am hopeful that the puc will act quickly." senator harry reid has
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public safety efforts. the grants are from several of fema's programs including assistance to firefighters, staffing for adequate fire and emergency response and urban search and rescue. almost 4-hundred thousand dollars will go to clark county fire department. 55-thousand will go to the city of las vegas fire department. now to your voice, your vote. hillary clinton is spending a second day away from the trail as she recovers from pneumonia. the democratic nominee is questions over her health scare. so, last night, she decided to call into cnn's anderson cooper. "i just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal." "it's just the kind of thing that if it happens to you and you're a busy, active person, you keep moving forward." clinton's aides have confessed they should've been more forthcoming about the diagnosis. both donald trump and clinton and planning to release more health information this week. hillary clinton is getting some help from her husband and
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as she recovers from pneumonia. president clinton will campaign in our city tomorrow. he'll be at a rally at the college of southern nevada's cheyenne campus. appear on his wife's behlaf at events in california today. time now is x:xx --- more to come this morning.. including this... sot - burke ramsey / dr. phil / dr. phil: do you remember waking up that morning? (oc) yep. jonbenet's brother speaking out for the first time since his sisters murder, nearly 20 years everything unfolded. greg adlibs pollen count right now...a super typhoon is
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per hour and now people are bracing for the and now people are bracing for the worst... it's expected to make landfall wednesday morning their time...with the possiblity of deadly flash floods and devastating mudslides... toss to greg low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for nevada area today. a wind advisory has been set in place for the valley starting at 11am and continuing until 8pm gusts within the valley look to reach between 35 and 45 mph with sustained winds between 15 and 25 mph. on top of this, a red flag warning will
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tonight for las vegas and the surrounding areas due to extremely dry conditions. due to the winds and dry conditions, our region is under a major wildfire alert! please be cigarettes, cigars, or flammable/combustible materials. on the flip side, high
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degrees this afternoon valley wide! by wednesday, we will be at our coolest; only reach between 84 and 89 degrees valley wide with only a mild breeze during the morning then calmer on rest of the day into the weekend. as we move into less wind, temperatures will begin to rise the weekend into the next work week. in national news this morning..
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with a horrific loss after 9 people were killed in a house fire. 6 children are among those killed in the blaze yesterday morning. firefighters arrived quickly but the family was trapped in their home. security bars, which took time to remove. sot: i love my grandchildren. my grandbabies? now all my grandbabies are gone. one child remains in critical condition this morning. authorities say the fire was caused by a faulty power cord from an air- conditioner unit. they did find a smoke detector, and believe it was working. the fire department is now going door-to-door across the city installing free smoke detectors. 0:21 nats of jon benet singing
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that's kept america guessing for almost 20-years now. jonbenet ramsey was killed in the basement of her home on christmas day. and now, her brother is talking--for the first time--about her death. sot - burke ramsey / dr. phil / dr. phil: do you remember waking up that morning? (oc) yep. the first thing i remember (vo) was my mom bursting into my room really frantic //) //edit// i remember (oc) her saying where's my baby, where's my baby?! for years, many people pointed the finger at burke his parents. burke was just 9-year-old when jonbenet was murdered. he recalls that morning, saying he stayed in bed, scared, as police were at his home. burke says he's doing the interviews to honor his sister's memory. to this day, a killer still hasn't been found. season 23 of "dancing with the stars" premiered on channel 13 last night. but the live show didn't go very smoothly. there were some frightening
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they were targetting controversial olympic swimmer ryan lochte. viewers of the live broadcast wondered why judge carrie ann inaba suddenly started shouting: 0:34 "excuse me. hey, back off!" 0:38 wow okay, i'll tell you what, we'll take a break. 2 men wearing anti-lochte shirts were arrested for trespassing after getting on the set. thankfully nobody was hurt in the incident. lochte says he feels "hurt" following the he's been at the center of an incident at the rio games. when he and some fellow swimmers falsely claimed they were robbed. time now is x:xx --- get your bags packed.. soon you'll be able to take a direct flight to china from las vegas...and the airline is offering a deal. we'll have details, next.
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prices will start around 6- hundred-50 dolla hainan airlines will fly to beijing on mondays, wednesdays, and fridays starting december 2nd. the price is only for flights booked between december 2nd and 8th and december 27th and 28th. if you prefer online shopping, facebook messenger is making some changes you may like. abc's diane macedo and kendis
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techbytes. < facebook messenger: users are now able to use facebook messenger to make purchases within the app. galaxy note7 battery: u.s. government safety officials are evaluating a new samsung battery, for the trouble galaxy note7 smartphone. exoskeleton half marathon: a woman in england has completed a 13.1 mile race, with the assistance of an exo-skeleton. > low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for the southern nevada area today. a wind advisory has been set in
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conditions, our region is under a major wildfire alert! please be conscious about disposing of an cigarettes, cigars, or flammable/combustible materials. on the flip side, high coolest; only reach between 84 sunny skies will be common and there's more to come on good morning las vegas.. including new details on the escaped murder suspect alonso perez. an arrest report is detailing what he was doing moments before he allegedly shot and killed a man. plus, a horrific story out of indiana this morning. you won't believe what this fertility doctor is being accused of. parker adlibs marissa adlibs
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morning at walter johnson junior high.
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very nervous to send their students back after that mercury scare. plus fire crews still at the scene of a house fire. an investigation is now underway.. we'll have a live report from the scene.. and a story that will make you itch..and get your blood boiling. people coming forward saying they found bed bugs inside a restaurant at the silver nugget hotel and casino. good morning las vegas! i'm todd quinones. and i'm beth fisher the time now is ... alert meteorologist greg bennett... ((ad-lib)) low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for the southern nevada area today. gusts within the valley look to warning will be issued at 11am due to the winds and dry conditions, our region is under a major wildfire alert! please be conscious about disposing of an cigarettes, cigars, or flammable/combustible materials. on the flip side, high temperatures look to only range between 86 and 91 degrees
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coolest; only reach between 84 and 89 degrees valley wide with only a mild breeze during the morning then calmer conditions through the rest of the day into the weekend. as we move into less wind, temperatures will begin to rise but only slightly. sunny skies will be common and it'll be an interesting morning
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after mercury was found inside the school's gym. parker collins is outside the school near buffalo and alta. parker, parents are understandably, still worried this morning. parker adlibs parker adlibs (stacey moser, mom) how they responded, it just makes me feel like they lack knowledge,or they are hiding something parker adlibs a fire investigation is
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morning after a home catches fire overnight. marissa kynaston joins us near charleston and pecos. marissa, could squatters possibly responsible? adlib damage take a look at what that fire looked like earlier this morning-- you can see those flames-- but again- mot the backyard. fire officials say some did travel to the back of the house-- but most of that fire was in the backyard. whenever a fire starts at a vacant home-- its common for fire crews to suspect squatters. some vacant homes have gone up in flames when squatters try to cook food-- set fires to stay warm-- or fall asleep while
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still investigating to figure out how this fire started-- or to see if squatters were involved. the good news here this morning-- nobody was hurt in this fire. mk-- 13an. we're learning more about alonso perez and the alleged murder that first landed him behind bars before he escaped. according to an arrest report, perez was with a woman the had just smoked crystal meth. the two stopped at a mcdonalds near pecos and las vegas boulevard so the woman could use the bathroom. when she walked out, she didn't hold the door for the victim, mohammed robinson. robinson became angry and called her an explicit name. after a heated exchange, perez shot robinson, killing him. perez was arrested earlier this month but escaped custody. he was on the run for 5 days then re-arrested. perez is now facing several
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nugget is closed this morning over a nasty problem. several people are coming forward saying they've been bitten by bed bugs while eating there! barbi stenstrom "this is the ledge where my legs were sitting so when i took a picture i was like oh my god that's where my legs were and that is just caked!" barbi stenstrom says she was attacked by the bugs inside hometown kitchen restaurant on sunday. she took pictures..posted them to facebook..and has had over 23-thousand shares since. even more people have come been attacked. alice armstrong "that's exactly what mine look like" "i think they need to take the whole thing and tear it down and start over!" we took these two stories to the silver nugget, but didn't get past the front door. they sent us a statement saying in part: "we've closed the restaurant. and the health department and an outside company have examined the area thoroughly several times to identify the source. while they did find evidence of
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the nevada health district is planning to release a full report of their findings today. the man accused of trying to grab a metro officer's gun to shoot donald trump at a las vegas rally... has reportedly struck a plea deal. according to b-b-c, michael sandford will plead guilty today--- to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm and disrupting a government business. he could now face deportation--- back to the u-k or prison time. sandfords mom says her son illness... and fears for his safety in jail. nv 0:20 nats of crowd 0:24 things get heated at a donald trump rally in north carolina last night. this video shows a man grabbing a protester by the neck, before appearing to punch him in the face. but it doesn't end there. the male protester was escorted out. then the man tries grabbing a female protester who was also
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the man remained at the rally and was not arrested. and this morning... donald trump is sticking by an unfounded claim and this morning... donald trump is sticking by an unfounded claim that the federal reserve--- which is politically independent--- is keeping interest rates low to help preserve president obama's legac trump said in an interview that federal reserve chair janet yellen should be ashamed of herself for pandering to the obama administration. he says that the federal reserve will eventually have to raise interest rates... which will lead to a dip in the trump claims that will happen when the next president takes office--- and be blamed on that person. the federal reserve has come out and said there is no truth to trump's comments. time now is x:xx --- a bobcat had to be put down overnight in california after attacking a woman. next, hear how this all started with a mistake.
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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. now be sure to tag your mother over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood
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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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the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. you can see this cargo jet smoking... as it skids down a runway in indonesia. investigators still don't know why the plane's back wheels failed to deploy. no one was hurt... but this airport, which services about 150 a day is expected to remain closed for up to a week... sperm-vm a retired indianapolis doctor is being accused of using his
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77-year-old doctor donald cline told patients he used sperm donated from medical students. but court records claim he used his own sperm when he didn't have a donor sample. cline allegedly did this about 50 times and lied about it. (donor child) "i just want validation i want to find out as much truth as i can but i know deep down that we will never ever know the complete truth as to how many siblings we have." has denied these claims, but d-n-a evidence proves otherwise. a bobcat was put down overnight... after biting a woman who stopped to check on it. the bobcat was apparently hit by a car... and was on the side of the road. the woman says she only pulled over to help --- because she thought it was a house cat. but she quickly realized it wasn't... after it bit her on the arm. animal control was called... and said the cat had to be
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we're learning more about a deadly train crash in spain. investigators have found the black box that revels the train was traveling at excessive speed when it crashed. at least four people were killed and 50 others injured in the crash at the beginning of this month. time now is x:xx --- up next..confederate flag controversy. upset because the flag was flown at a patriotic event. we'll tell you how city officials are responding. plus an ice cream man is going viral. we'll tell you what thousands of people did to help this man
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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.
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the lake mead national recreational area wants more
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so.. all 4th graders can visit the area this year for free. it's a part of the 'every kid in a park' program.. which gives fourth graders.. and those accompanying them.. free access to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters. death valley national park is now considered one of the world's top weather destinations. the weather channel ranks is 2nd on the top-10 list. over a million people a year visit this famed spot on the california- nevada border.. known for the brutal heat. the top spot went to the low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for the southern nevada area today. a wind advisory has been set in place for the valley starting at 11am and continuing until 8pm tonight. gusts within the valley look to reach between 35 and 45 mph with sustained winds between 15 and 25 mph. on top of this, a red flag warning will be issued at 11am and will last until 11pm tonight for las vegas and the surrounding areas due to extremely dry conditions.
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a major wildfire alert! please be conscious about disposing of an cigarettes, cigars, or flammable/combustible materials. on the flip side, high range between 86 and 91 degrees this afternoon valley wide! by wednesday, we will be at our coolest; only reach between 84
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breeze during the morning then calmer conditions through the rest of the day into the weekend. as we move into less wind, temperatures will begin to rise but only sunny skies will be common and highs look to only peak between 92 and 97 degrees moving out of the weekend into the next work week.
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nats) oh say can you see... fans at a demolition derby near salt lake city, utah were ased anthem as vehicles bearing american flags formed a procession. but when one family noticed a confederate flag was also being flown, they decided to sit instead of salute. "when i saw the confederate flag i didn't want to sand because it meant slavery." "disgusted and i was angry." the family says they respect a persons right to fly the
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asked to salute it at an event. the family ended up filing a complaint with the city. officials responded saying they never approved the flag to be flown and they have apologized. north carolina continues to feel the effects of its controversial "bathroom law." the n-c-a-a is the latest to pull its business from the state. the group will be pulling 7 championship events from the state this year because of the law. that includes the first 2 rounds of men's march madness and the women's soccer critics of the law says it discriminates against those who are transgender. it was a big monday night in the nfl with 2 games on the slate. in the first..the pittsburgh steelers were in the nation's capitol to face the washington redskins. ben roethlisberger and the steelers offense dominated this one...as the redskins struggled. final score, 38 to 16. :2 secs of national anthem nats 49ers quarterback colin
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anthem before last night's matchup with the l-a rams. alot of people talking about his protest. but another big talker was the debut of the l-a rams. but it didn't go so well. the niners dismantled the rams..not allowing a single point. final score, 28 to zero. back here at home, las vegas headliner criss angel brought together dozens of stars to fight childhood cancer. comedians, singers, sports icons and other entertainers performed at the luxor. they all had the goaraising 1- r pediatric cancer research. we're still waiting for their final total, but this was a personal fight for criss angel. last year, his 2-year-old son johnny was diagnosed with a from of leukemia. trending-vm an 89-year-old chicago man is
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on the internet. for 20-years, he's been selling popsicles out of his push-cart, but thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, he won't have to do that anymore ( jose loera / started the gofundme account ) "on the optimistic side, i was thinking he might get $2,000. i mean, like, 'well, maybe we get him a week off,' and we got him retired. it's pretty awesome." fidencio sanchez's daughter, who helped support him and his wife, died back in june. so a group of strangers decided they've raised over 1-80-thousand- dollars on go-fund-me so mr. sanchez can retire. he says he plans buy his wife a present, but he says he won't take her dancing. he doesn't like dancing. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app. you can get the latest weather updates, breaking news alerts and more. right now temperatures in london are record-breaking!
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that's the highest september temperature since 1949... low pressure still feeds in winds out of the southwest for the southern nevada area today. a wind advisory has been set in reach between 35 and 45 mph and will last until 11pm conditions, our region is under a major wildfire alert! please on the flip side, high temperatures look to only range between 86 and 91 degrees as we move into less wind, 92 and 97 degrees movingou the weekend into the next work week. time now is x:xx --- i'm monitoring a lot here in the breaking news center... including 3 officers who were hurt after being hit by a car in phoenix..i'll have the latest on that coming up. parker adlibs
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phoenix police officers are recovering after a suspected drunk driver drove into them when they were standing outside a gas station. here's a look at the scene. police say the driver drove through the group of officers...hit a patrol car and then the fron of the store. all officers are expected
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after struggling to arrest the suspect. a new study is suggesting some parents make be making a big mistake with their sick kids. according to the study from the national institutes of health many parents give their child the wrong dose of medicine! in the sudy 84-percent of caregivers made one or more dosing errors...and more errors were made when using a medicine cup versus a syringe. the most common mistake was overdosing. w doctors say usig an oral syringe is the best option. meanwhile families of the 9/11 victims are calling on the president to sign the justice against sponsors of terrorism act. the measure would allow them to sue saudi arabia for allegedly supporting the hijackers who carried out the attacks. but the white house says the president plans to veto the bill. brett eagleson son of 9/11 victim to now hear that all of
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is a kick in the stomach to 2,996 thousand victims of terrorism on american soil. there is no excuse for a veto." both the house and senate passed the bill unanimously... but the white house insists the bill would have risky implications for the united states across the globe. senator harry reid has announced 2-million dollars worth of grants for nevada public safety efforts. the grants are from several of fema's programs including assistance to firefighters, staffing for adequate fire and search and rescue. almost 4-hundred thousand dollars will go to clark county fire department. 55-thousand will go to the city of las vegas fire department. solar customers are celebrating a major victory this morning. after months of fighting, finally solar users will be ralston.... takes a closer look.
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vegas at 6-am... students are finally going back to their school, after it was contaminated by mercury. but is it safe? parker collins is at johnson junior high school this morning-- with the latest on the hazmat scare. parker? officials say even now they don't know who or when the mercury was brought to the school. but they say the school has been through a deep cleaning... to make sure the mercury is gone. crews have ripped up tile...
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f filters in the gym. parents are still frustrated... there are still things like backpacks and socks students haven't gotten back... because of contamination. "i still don't know if they're safe, because they still haven't said who brought it....somebody should know something" the district is working on makeup days... they're thinking election days and another day around thanksgiving. we will be here as school starts talking with kids and parents. reporting live parker collins even though the school is re- opening, that doesn't mean the contamination issues are over. authorities are still worried about mercury in some of the students' homes. one family tells us the epa found traces at her front door and throughout the house.. but the highest levels were discovered in her grandaughter's jacket.. and they're worried about their new born baby. they told us the level of 6000

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