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those dollars. ---------------- ((denise valdez)) >> and how the plan for a raiders relocation to the valley could lead to a big expansion of the las vegas monorail./// tedd florendo >> wind advisories have been issued once again. how long will they last and more on the november warm up...coming up in your weathernow forecast..///
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trying to get answers to no avail. but before any changes happen, many of them are taking action.
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and silent hallways during passing periods and lunch. we spoke to one former agassi student who believes it may not be such a bad idea. ((ms. price - former agassi student: if you are serious about your work, serious about going to college then you will put in the work that it takes for it.)) ((karen castro)) hill disagrees... and does not believe democracy prep's model will work for agassi students. ((janet hill - parent: you cannot sit here and have a school that's just discipline and, you know, test scores and then you don't have any social skills.)) ((karen castro)) we asked andre agassi about the potential changes... but he did not want to talk about it until the governing board discusses the matter. ((agassi speaks to students.)) ((karen castro)) >> the governing board is expected to vote on the changes during a meeting at the school's cafeteria starting at 5-30 tomorrow. parents tell me they plan to attend and hand over the petition with the signatures. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((denise valdez))
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were introduced today to rock 'n' roll royalty, and some new technology that will help teach them to read. andre agassi told an assembly of youngsters that hall of fame guitarist carlos santana helped to raise the funds to build the school, and while some of the kids may not have known santana's name, the teachers and parents certainly did. ((carlos santana/musician- philathropist: i'm very grateful and honored to be a brother and friend of andre because we did what we did with music or sports so we can do this. because nothing gives us more joy than to see you be triumphant. be victorious >> santana is donating to the school a dollar from every ticket sold during his las vegas performances. also unveiled today, the donation of a new reading system called square panda. the multi sensory tool uses computer tablets to track each students' progress in reading skills.
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how cool will it get.. and when is our next chance for rain? here's tedd...
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26 year old robert abner was shot several times after a fight broke out at a party. it happened early sunday morning.. at a home near jones and tropical in the northwest. the suspect took off before police got there. abner was the 144th homicide in metro's jurisdiction this year./// ((denise valdez)) police need your help tracking down a crook on the run... responsible for a string of local burglaries. take a look -- the suspect uses a crowbar to pry open slot machines a there is no clear description of the suspect, but police believe he may have used a silver or gray sedan, possibly a mercedes benz as a getaway car. the robberies started back in may and happened in the northern and northwest part of the valley. if you know anything please call crimestoppers./// ((denise valdez)) a massive wild horse roundup in northern nevada is underway. the roundup is near the humboldt mountains. the bureau of land management plans to gather 16-hundred horses that they say are on sage
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roundup there in 2013. that roundup was interupted after wild horse advocates sued the blm.. saying this video showed them using electric cattle prods... in violation of agency policy./// ((dave courvoisier)) the las vegas monorail could be expanding... linking the strip to the proposed stadium that would house the raiders and unlv. the operators of the monorail pitched their vision to clark county commissioners today.. would allow the expansion... here's a closer look at the plan.. the monorail currently ends at the mgm grand.. if the funding comes to life... the monorail would extend to mandalay bay... where a pedestrian bridge would connect people from the monorail to the new stadium. the extension would be about a mile.. making the track nearly five miles long. but there's still no word yet on a possible extension to the airport./// yleh animation ((dave courvoisier)) the flood of candidates vying for last minute votes in southern nevada continues this week.
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here tomorrow. the event takes place at the plumbers and pipefitters training center, on north lamb boulevard at 3-15. the event is open to the public. doors open at 1-15.. her husband.. bill clinton will be at the cox pavillion for a rally thursday night. early voting ends friday... and already more than 472-thousand votes have been cast. her opponent.. republican presidential nominee donald trump... was in the valley last sunday./// ((dave courvoisier)) the general election is just a week away.. and we are your election headquarters -- stay with 8 ne vegas now dot com./// ((dave courvoisier)) there's been specualtion that southern nevada was heading into another housing crisis. it appears the troubles are back in the valley. from problems that haven't gone away from the housing crash more than eight years ago -- to homeowners newly facing foreclosure. ((denise valdez)) >> sure - the las vegas housing market has improved - but some are still struggling to keep their homes. the i-team's vanessa murphy shows -- how confusion plays a big part of this.
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((venicia considine/legal aid center of southern nv: you're not gonna get through this entire process unscathed.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and the terms, ((venicia: the deed of trust...)) ((vanessa murphy)) phrases, ((venicia: we do a non-judicial foreclosure.)) ((vanessa murphy)) and how to try to fight it.... ((venicia: be educated about all of this because the other side is.)) ((vanessa murphy)) ...can be overwhelming. ((venicia: any questions?)) ((vanessa murphy)) legal aid center of southern nevada has free workshops like this one twice a month... foreclosure is still so much of a problem here even more than eight years after the housing crisis. according to realty trac, there are more than 8-thousand homes in the process of foreo metro area with one the highest foreclosure inventories. the problem has improved in the state identified as one of the "hardest hit," but for many families, confusion remains. ((venicia: a lot of people believe that this problem is behind us and everything is okay and if it was, we wouldn't still be having this class. we still have people everyday that come in here that look for assistance, we have people who are losing their houses.)) ((vanessa murphy)) options to help struggling homeowners keep their homes five to ten years ago like home
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now their payments are going up. plus some programs offering aid will shut down by the end of this year. ((venicia: it seems like there's this belief that everybody's fine and everybody is not fine.)) ((vanessa murphy)) that includes beatrice and armando cortinas. the i-team first met them in 2011 when they were living in their backyard as they faced foreclosure. ((beatrice cortinas: i was just in shock. i couldn't believe they were throwing me out of my house...)) ((vanessa murphy)) five years later...the couple rents a home down the block from the house they continue to insist is theirs. ((vanessa murphy)) they still kept their dogs and some of their belongings there. ((beatrice: i would be able to be paying my house instead of paying this one. vanessa murphy/reporter: but you still consider that home? beatrice: yes. my house.)) ((vanessa murphy)) documents show otherwise. the house has been owned by the nevada housing authority since 2011 after a wells fargo spokesman says foreclosure began
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payments after beatrice says armando's construction hours were cut...a familiar story in las vegas during the housing crisis. but beatrice insists - after filing for bankruptcy - mortgage payments were made but the checks were sent back. the couple even filed a lawsuit to fight for their home which they didn't win... ((armando cortinas: they took my house. for nothing.)) ((vanessa murphy)) beatrice says she still doesn't understand how the su to this point and what to do now... ((beatrice: we have never been able to get an answer...)) ((beatrice: sometimes it gets so stressful and everything, but we stay together.)) ((vanessa murphy)) back at the workshop - the foreclosure process is a newer challenge for gia sinipoli. ((gia sinipoli/facing foreclosure: there's things i just don't know like procedures, timelines, there's so much information....)) ((vanessa murphy)) she says while she can't afford her mortgage after fighting an illness, she certainly has no money for an attorney. that's why she's here for help...and some hope.
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you have to worry about where you're going to live.)) ((vanessa murphy)) shes not alone. ((beatrice: sometimes it gets so stressful and everything, but we stay together.)) ((vanessa murphy)) vanessa murphy, 8 news now.// ((denise valdez)) >> coming up at six, we'll show you which programs are available to help homeowners, why some didn't live up to expectations and how time is running out. plus -- we'll look more into accusations that millions of dollars were wasted - by one local group. fo underwater -- where we were five years to now -- head to our website at las vegas now dot com/// ((denise valdez)) it's that time of year.. open enrollment for healthcare. do you know what to look out for? ((dave courvoisier)) >> your insurance could be more expensive than you think. so our consumer reporter.. michelle mortensen is looking out for you with a guide you have to see. that's next on 8 news now at 5, the valley's news leader. ///
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as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. i don't know what i said, ahh, i don't remember. narrator: and joe heck says i have "high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." trump: you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i love war in a certain way. narrator: and heck? reporter: do you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe heck.
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((dave courvoisier)) open enrollment for health insurance through the exchange began today. but picking out health insurance can be tricky. ((denise valdez)) >> there are h-s-a's and p-p-a's. marketplaces and exchanges. ((dave courvoisier)) >> so to help clear up the confusion ... consumer advocate michelle mortensen has these tips on what you should look for... during your open enrollment.
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consider when picking out health insurance. first check your finances. look at what you spent on medical insurance coverage previously and how much you paid out of pocket. then compare that with the frequency of your doctor visits. if you typically don't go to the doctor too often consider a higher deductible plan. your monthly insurance premiums will cost less. but your co-pays and hospital visits could be more. if you have a lot of doctor visits or have a pre-existing condition a lower deductible plan may be t know your out-of-pocket maximum. look at co-pays for visits or co-insurance to see how much extra you'll spend to see your doctor. make sure your doctors are considered in-network. typically seeing someone off your plan or out of network will cost more. if you have the option contribute to a health savings account or h-s-a. money put into the account is tax- deductible. in some cases employers can also contribute to your fund. simple tips that won't make you sick over health insurance coverage
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last tip ...if you are automatically re-enrolled for your plan in 2017 by your employer or the exchange ... you still should take time to review your options ... because things change. you could be elligible for subsidies .. or a cheaper plan. ((weather toss))
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highs. clouds mixed with a little sunshine as the passage of the cold front was followed by some north breezes and some high clouds around the region. winds are now light so far, but could see the return of some overnight breezes. ... ........... turning to the radar clouds have streamed in from the south but we remain dry. we do see another upper level low around northern california that could increase wind again tomorrow but not expecting a round of strong wind this time around. mostly sunny skies as the low moves onshore but we
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closed low comes into the desert southwest from northwest mexico and arizona bringing slight showers chances and clouds late week for mainly northern arizona. ................................ ... ................ looking around the nation...it's going to be a wet and cloudy halloween for the pacific northwest, while record breaking heat hits the southern plains and over to the southeast and some areas of the mid-atlantic states. temps there coulr continue. ...................... ............. .................. tonight expect lows in the mid 50's and chilly by morning and the temps drop overnight and expect mostly clear skies to help aid that. looks like more sunshine with cooler highs again in the 70's to 60's for some parts of the region. we will see some breezes pick up, but they should not be what we saw on sunday nor will any wind alerts be issued. ................................ ... ...................
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70's for tuesday with the mildest temps over to the eastside of town where we're lower in elevation. coolest spots will be near the foothills and mount charleston as we set up for cool but comfortable tuesday. breezes will kick back in overnight giving way to some wind but staying mainly light breezes and not windy. ......... .......................... .................... extended forecast calls for cool temps through most of the week, with warming by midweek and beyond. should jump up near 80 again and unseasonably mild for this time of year. first week of november stays cool and look for more clouds and wind to develop.er stays breezes by midweek and showers in the northwest arizona mainl ((denise valdez)) a big celebration happening right now in downtown vegas. ((dave courvoisier)) >> the el cortez turns 75 and katie boer is there live! katie live at el cortez >> and coming up tonight at six... should you buy or should you rent? the latest numbers from the should you buy or should you rent? the latest numbers from the rental market in las vegas... and why it's still a pretty good deal compared to other cities.
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right back.///
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in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen and i approved this message. ((dave courvoisier)) a landmark anniversary for a las vegas icon. ((denise valdez)) >> the historic el cortez hotel and casino is celebrating a major milestone in downtown las vegas. katie boer is live outside the hotel is celebrating being open for seventy-five years. ((katie))
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the el cortez hotel and casino -- a cornerstone of downtown las vegas history. but it's more than just a 75th anniversary... el cortez is the longest continuously running hotel and casino in las vegas. when the hotel first opened in 1941 -- they had a casino floor of course.. a show floor, a restuarant, a cafe... and only 59 rooms... it was bought in the 40's by siegal, meyer lansky, gus greenbaum and moe sedway for just 600-thousand dollars. at one point it was even purchased by las vegas legend jackie gaughan who had stake in a number of strip propterties. now the casino is on the national register of historic places... ...and while the casino has transformed and undergone plenty of renovations over the past few years.... a couple things remains the same. ((adam wiesberg: 13:40
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:42 in the building... :44 but also in the people :45 -- the emplolyees and the customers :46 and it definitely sets this place apart. :49 )) 17 ((adam wiesberg 13:51 people talk about the good old days of las vegas .. how they miss how it used to be. and they're certainly alive and well in here on a daily basis :57 )) ((katie)) back live...the casino not only has generations of families and customers that work here or have been coming here for years--- we'll share their story still ahead at 6pm. also -- we've posted a timeline on our website lasvegasnow.com. reporting from downtown las vegas, kbo, 8nn./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news leader. don't forget you can always find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is
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news music ((denise valdez)) a potential takeover at we've learned a lot about how joe heck works. follow the money. he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip" and took almost $700,000 from wall street, including some of the same banks who caused the crisis. and then there's money he's taken from payday lenders who charge 521% interest. heck co-sponsored legislation protecting their predatory practices. add it all up, and joe heck is working for corporate special interests. and that doesn't work
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