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instead where there is no path and leave a trail." that's exactly what dondero did for las vegas... becoming the first woman to serve as a county commissioner when she was elected back in 1974. she served on the commission for 20 years. at today's celebration of life... there were a number of speakers including another high profile female politician... catherine cortez masto. dondero passed away last sunday. her kids say till the very end she was still working... want their mom to be remembered for: ((rob dondero // son of thalia dondero: what you have to do is sit back and go, what am i passionate about? it's what my mom did. she said i'm passionate about these things -- so she went out to get engaged, got involved and she wanted to affect something. she wanted to make something happen. )) ((michael stevens)) >> during her tenure, dondero oversaw a mccarran airport expansion and flood control projects. dondero said in the past some of the male members of the commission expected her to serve as the
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in a statement, senator harry reid also acknowledged her contributions saying, "thalia was a one-of-a-kind advocate for the silver state and its residents. the impact of thalia's work will continue to be felt for generations to come." dondero leaves behind 5 children. again, she was 96. ((sharie johnson)) >> during an interview in march with k-n-p-r, dondero said new national park committee for the ice age animal bones park. she also mentioned how proud she was of her work with the county commissioners and serving on the p-t-a national board./// ((sharie johnson)) controversy on the campaign trail over the weekend .. after hillary clinton called donald trump's supporters "deplorable." ((to just be grossly generalistic, you can put half of trump supporters into what i call "the basket of deplorables." right? racist,
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)) ((sharie johnson)) >> the democratic nominee made the remarks last night during a fundraiser in new york city. trump quickly responded on twitter .. saying quote "hillary clinton was so insulting to my supporters, millions of amazing, hard working people. i think it will cost her at the trump's running mate, mike pence also responded to the comments during a speech today: ((hillary clinton's low opinion of the people that support this campaign should be denounced in the strongest possible terms.... hillary, they are not a basket of anything, they are americans, and they deserve your respect. )) ((sharie johnson))
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afternoon saying she regretted calling "half" of trump's supporters deplorable. meanwhile- clinton will be campaigning in las vegas wednesday... no further details have yet been released./// ((sharie johnson)) 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./// ((sharie johnson)) c-c-s-d staff and volunteers hit the streets today to get kids at risk for not graduating... back into the classroom. it's part of the school reclaim your future program. 8 news now reporter mauricio marin shows us the effort being made to ensure valley high schoolers receive their diploma. ((mauricio marin/reporter: a knock on the door can make all the difference. all across the valley today c-c-s-d staff and volunteers met with students and parents at their homes to get kids back to school. some may be missing school alot and could be off-track to graduate.)) ((mauricio marin)) each step she takes---valley high school principal ramona esparza hopes is one step closer
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((ramona esparza/principal, valley high school: "today is about reaching out to our communities to make sure that our students' are succesful and going to graduate.' )) ((mauricio marin)) armed with community leaders and volunteers by her side. she's knocking on doors of students who may be skipping school. principal esparza says this effort to have students reclaim their future has proven itself well. she had 437 students graduate in 20-16. up from 410 the year before. for school alumni---it's been a rewarding experience. (( paula youth had no intentions of coming back to school or returning to class but after talking with them and realizing kind of like the matra said reclaim.")) ((mauricio marin)) this year---they're being proactive. targeting high school freshman who may be at risk for not graduating. instead of waiting until they're seniors who may have fallen behind. ((kevin child/ccsd trustee: "it's that human touch. it's that caring to show our community that ccsd does care we're a big family and want to continue that family growth." )) ((mauricio marin)) those hitting the streets say
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graduation. ((ramona esparza/principal, valley high school: "we're going to be following up with the families we're going to be calling the students in and mentoring them and really monitoring throughout the year so this is just the beginning." )) ((mauricio marin/reporter: c-c-s-d says they can offer up extra tutoring....even so called boot-camps where students can make up school credits to eventually gradute. mauricio marin. 8 news now. )) ((sharie johnson)) >> as part of the reclaim your future program...the school also pairs students heading back to class with a mentor. they meet once a week to help them stay on track./// remembering the victims of 9/11 .. the effort being made to create a museum at the pentagon .. which is the site of the attacks without one./// you're watching the valley's news leader...with sharie johnson, katie boer & jon
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september day that began like any other became one of the darkest in our nation's history. the twin towers were reduced to rubble. the pentagon was in flames. a pennsylvania field burned with the wreckage of an airplane. and nearly 3,000 innocent lives were lost. sons and daughters, husbands and wives, neighbors and colleagues and friends. and it's why this spirit of 9/11. we're still the america of heroes who ran into harm's way; of ordinary folks who took down the hijackers; of families who turned their pain into hope. we are still the america that looks out for one another. )) ((sharie johnson)) a somber weekend ... as people remember the terror attacks of 9/11. 15 years later .. the pentagon is the only site that does not have a visitor
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that. weijia jiang reports from arlington, virginia. there are times zach laychak can't believe a day has passed since september 11th, 2001... let alone 15 years. zach laychak--victim's son) "it still seems so fresh to me i remember those memories of the day like it was yesterday" he was nine years old when terrorists crashed a plane into the pentagon...killing his father david. zach laychak--victim's son) "as a country it's getting to a time where time may have for me time doesn't really move the same way." we met laychak at the pentagon memorial--a place he visits often. specifically, this sculpture with his dad's name inscribed in it. there are 184 benches in all... representing the lives lost during the attack here. zach laychak--victim's son) "we have to learn from history so it doesn't repeat itself." (weijia jiang/cbs news/arlington va) "the pentagon is the only 9-11 attack site that does not have a visitor center or museum to help people understand what happened.
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build one on this lot next to the memorial, but right now there's not enough money" "anybody can help." jim laychak--zach's uncle--works with the pentagon memorial fund. the group has raised 6 million dollars...out of the 25 million it needs to get the project off the ground. (-jim laychak--victim's brother) "we get kids now come and visit the memorial who weren't even born. they were born after 9/11." (zach laychak--victim's son) "the visitor center will be important to show what happened to responded." and it will ensure the memories of laychak's father and all the victims...never fade. weijia jiang, cbs news, arlington virginia ((sharie johnson)) >> this week the fund received its largest gift to date, 2 and a half 5 million dollars.. the fund hopes to break ground by 2018, and have the center
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((sharie johnson)) tomorrow morning .. 8 news now will broadcast a 9/11 special to mark the 15th anniversary of the attacks. it airs from 5:30 to 6:30 am .. the time the towers went down. we'll bring you live to ceremonies across the country .. again - that's tomorrow from 5:30 to 6:30 a-m./// ((sharie johnson)) the man who tried to assassinate president ronald reagan ... was released from a mental hospital where he lived under court supervision for 35 years. his 90- year- old mother's home.. after a federal judge ruled he is no longer a danger to the public. hinckley shot president reagan in 1981 outside a hotel. the bullet stopped less than an inch from his heart. three others were also injured, including a press secretary. hinckley said he wanted to kill the president to impress jodie foster after seeing her in the movie taxi driver./// ((sharie johnson)) the dog days of summer
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at the annual pool paw-ty./// "now, live...this is 8
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starting monday ... our weeknight 6 o'clock newscast is expanding to an hour. be sure to reset your d-v-r... because that means jeopardy moves to seven... and wheel of fortune will be on at 7:30. again that starts monday./// ((sharie johnson)) the dog days of summer were in full effect up in boulder city today. check this out .. the parks and rec department held its 2nd annual soggy doggy pool paw-ty this afternoon .. looks like the pups had an absolute blast! and clean the pool tomorrow .. before reopening for the winter season later this month ... they'll put a big bubble around it to protect human swimmers from the cold, until next spring./// ((sharie johnson))
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for another day as temps jumped up to above average again. sunday looks to be another day with temps at triple digits before another cool down. many neighborhoods at triple digits on the east side as early as noon sunday. ................................ ... ...... saturday high was up to 100 again making it the third day in a we were 5 degrees above average and no where near the record thankfully. we've been seeing some cool morning starts and it should remain that way all week with some 60's by morning as well. ................................ ... ..... the heat continues over to the
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mid-atlantic still dealing with oppressive heat with dewpoints in the 70's and high humidity making the feels like temp close to 100. ........................ ........... ........... sunny and dry for sunday. we have a weak system in california that is bringing some clouds around but shower chances are slim to none. could pick up a f weeked it mainly stays east in arizona this time around. we are watching a big trough in the jetstream still on track to slide down and stick around for a few days bringing wind and cooler temperatures. ................................ ... ............ here's the forecast for tonight through sunday. temps dropping to the highs 70s overnight then jumping up to 101
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breezy with locally higher gusts by afternoon and early evening. ................................ ... ............. mount charleston cool and breezy with a high of 73 by later in the day. if you plan on hiking remember winds will increase making it difficult for those higher terrain hikes tomorrow. overnight lows drop to 52 by morning with red rock looking at high of 95. .................... ............... ............... lake mead will be extra warm with highs around 106 and breezy. if you plan to be on the lake keep imi te day we'll also ve somerzwinds bringoppy water fe vests eecommended. . .............................. ............ re's your extended foreca.g as well getting cle to wind vis. still some breezes on wednesday well. dnesday looks be our olesd th temps dropping the hi < thanks sharie johnson)) >coming up in was a wild win in california hear about how bishop gorman a came from behind to beat a national power questions still linger surrounding the mercury scare at johnson junior high.
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briefing with parents./// ((jon tritsch))
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with nothing to lose and an expectation to win... the bruins are coming off a heartbreaking loss at texas a&m..and the rebels a 50 point win..tonight they are playing for the program's biggest win since beating arizona state 8 years ago un-r taking on notre dame and un-r taking on notre dame and touchdown jesus..tough matchup.. deshon kizer rolling to his left..firing across his body and into the scoring arms of cj sanders.. irish up big.. wolfpack costly careless mistakes.. kick returner comes out of the endzone and then goes back in it..good for a safety.. meanwhile kiser continues to
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dame jumped out to a huge early lead and rolls to a 39-10 victory unlv's opponent next week..central michigan had the most improbable victory at oklahoma state..this is a hail mary that even the higher power rolled his eyes at... cooper rush lets it heave...jesse kroll with the catch and the laterals it back to cory willis who scores with no time left on the clock..a buzzer beating upset 30-27 central michigan efforts..last night in spring valley versus sunrise mountain.. grizzlies running back kevin benoza..refusing to be denied...breaking 6 tackles before scoring..spring valley beat sunrise mountain 26-13 last night i had the pleasure of being at the arbor view foothill matchup for our fan's choice game of the week.. the #4 ranked aggies methodically manhandled the falcons..attacki ng their way through the air with hayden bollinger's arm and on the ground behind a great offensive line.. 40-15.. arbor view lights it up..
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week bishop gorman has fearlessly fought to 42 straight wins against teams from 5 different states..last night the gaels were down 17-7 to mighty st.john bosco.. but gorman they've got both talent and toughness even on the road..chris maathuis clocks in from california chris maathuis: two nationally ranked teams in southern california meeting. top ranked gorman fell behind #7 ranked st. john bosco 14-0. it couldn't have been worse and you can tell. 9 first half penalties kenny san ((sharie johnson)) that's it for us. we'll see you again for 8 news
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coming up tonight on 8 coming up tonight on 8 news now at 11 ... news now at 11 ... tar 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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