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undergoing mercury testing. 13 actions news christopher king is live at the scene where it's all happening. this is a lot bigger than the school first thought. two st-raight days..school is closed. two straight days..federal clean- up crews are testing for mercury contamination. they'll be out here well into the nig weekend. the big worry..kids may have touched the mercury..stepped in it..and tracked around the school. the school first reported the problem on wednesday..and put the building on lock down. but we're talking to a student who says..he first came in contact with the mercury on tuesday. he tells us..he's felt sick since then. :54:00 "i'm having very bad headaches- i'm always weak. when i came home on tuesday-i didn't want to eat-i just laid
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anything again the epa will be out here all weekend. we will bring updates on this contamination problem on ktnv.com and live at 11 on 13 action news. live at johnson junior high school, ck, 13 action news. just to show you the magnitude of this situation... 12 students and staff members have been exposed to the we know at least one child reported feeling sick. as of this morning.. the epa had cleared 168 bags.. with more than a thousand left to be tested. parents are urged to bring any and all materials or clothing that could have been contaminated back to johnson junior high for testing. testing will continue until ten p-m tonight. it will resume again tomorrow and then again sunday from eight a-m until eight both evenings. that's a live picture behind me
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but it won't be that way for much longer. we're looking at some big winds blowing into southern nevada. 13 first alert chief meteorologist bryan scofield is here to let us know if it's going to be enough to ruin any clear around southern nevada. highs will be above the normal with las vegas just being above the century mark. outdoor activities so lather on the sunscreen and drink that water as it will be very dry outside. by the end of the weekend a weak low will have moved onto shore around san diego and travel up the coast.
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fast and first over the mess. 13 action news reporter marti glaser explains what caused this stream of water. we are here on las vegas blvd and convention center where early thiis morning a water main break is the cause of all this water . it is starting to drain now but this is what it looked like earlier. this video shows water .. atleast 4 feet deep. despite taking up a lane of traffic - already blocked for constuction it didn't detour tourist and runners from sot it was a surprise - it's a water main break ok ...so we actually don't have any lakes here , no lakes here except for lake mead. spoke who said they don't know how it started but now the water is contained and as it continues to drain they are going to go back in excavate and repair that broken main. a few business in the area will also be without water for atleast 24 hours as they work quickly to repair the damage.. marti glaser 13 action news a new poll released today is
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13 action news political analyst jon ralston is breaking down some new numbers. jon. tonight, he's focusing on what matters most to that group of voters here in nevada. conventional wisdom always is that hispanics care mostly about immigration than any other issue. but this poll shows just how important jobs are to latinos. yes, they care about immigration. and here in nevada it is 51 percent here as opposed to 38 percent nationally. but then people are asked what is the most important issue facing congress and the president, and it was almost a dead heat between the economy and immigration. 13:45: ":we asked that question.... 14:04: "...jobs then immigration." ----so some campaigns will make
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republicans like trump and heck trying to mitigate damage. this poll shows it might work. your vote in the race for the white house..
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today for something he said about russian president vladimir putin. "he's been a leader. far more than our president has been a leader." trum an interview with larry king.. and said he didn't know it would be on russian tv. the democratic presidential nominee says she is 'disappointed' that trump would continue to praise vladamir putin on a russian-funded network. trump has faced backlash from both parties in recent days for his comments about the russian leader. more americans are apparently digging themselves into a deeper financial hole. up next in financial focus.. details on some new numbers
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haven't earned yet. then... a mattress store under fire for a controversial 9/11 advertisement. what the store owners now have to say to an angry community. in tonight's financial focus.. enjoy the weeken >> i'm deborah norville. coming up, nearly 20 years
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the markets got hammered today over speculation the fed is poised to raise interest rates. dow down 394 nasdaq down 134 sp500 down 53 (markets' worst showing since the brexit vote in june) a few of the big local gaming stocks also took a hit today. boyd gaming was down 4% caesars entertainment lost more than 5% wynn resorts was the only winner today.. up almost 3%. americans are spending money they don't already have in the bank. and more of it is going toward clothes and jewelry. according to new federal stats.. consumer borrowing rose by 17.7 billion dollars in july. most went to auto and student loans. the category that includes
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finally.. an update on the volkswagen emissions scandal that has set the automaker back 15-billion dollars in civil penalities and compensation to others. a volkswagen engineer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud the united states and violating the clean air act for his role in developing software for millions of v-w diesel cars.. designed to cheat emissions testing. in exchange for the guilty plea.. the engineer will cooperate with investigators and recieve people nationwide are outraged over a store's ad referencing 9-11. the ad was released by a mattress store in san antonio, texas to promote a sale for the 15th anniversary of the attacks. the ad shows two stacks of mattresses piled up and collapsing while the store owner says "we will never forget." critics are calling the entire thing tasteless and offensive. amy duncan, san antonio resident "it's offensive to
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an american making the video and especially living in san antonio, i don't know how could could perceive that as not being offensive, but as funny or creative marketing, that's not what it is." miracle mattress has apologized for the ad and says it will donate 30 percent of its weekend sales to the 9/11 foundation. lawmakers in the house voted today on a bill aimed to benefit the families of the 9-11 terror attack victims. find out what the mea let them do.. and why president obama has threatened to hit it with a veto. plus... flooding in southern kansas leaves some homes completely under water... what one family is dealing with to save their belongings. breaking right now.
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portland. our sister station in portland is reporting damage to several police cars by protesters. they also say police are threatening to arrest protesters but so far... no arrests have been made. these people are protesting right now for higher wages for prisoners. so far... reported. we're continuing to stay on top of this and we'll let you know abo despite veto threats from president obama.. the house passed a bill today to allow victims of 9/11 to sue saudi arabia. the white house says the measure could have a damaging impact on diplomatic relations with saudi arabia. the saudi government has denied any role in the attacks.. but 15 of the 19 hijackers on 9-11 were of saudi decent. some menacing news out of north korea sends the u-n security
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meeting. the united nations security council holds an emergency meeting... after north korea claims to have conducted its fifth nuclear test.. the communist government conducted its 5th nuclear test today.. so powerful.. it registered as a 5.3 magnitude earthquake. president obama is calling it a grave threat to regional security and to international peace and stability.. and he's promising consquences. but is that enough. let's go to carla with more on why that hasn't worked in the the world has warned and sanctioned north korea for years... and nothing has worked. today.. todd walker explains.. experts are calling for a change in strategy... including engaging directly with north korea's president. --pkg full=-- nat north korean newscaster :05 the announcement came from an excited anchor on state-run tv earlier today.. what is believed to be the 5th nuclear test by north korea.. and the largest one yet.. the blast was reportedly twice
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sabre rattling by the reclusive country.. it's become serious.. ( christopher hill / former u.s. ambassador to south korea ) py-02fr :24 "they are not doing these things to, quote, 'get attention' or to 'be toward a nuclear weapon faster than previous estimates.. north korea's leader.. kim jong un says his country now has the ability to mount a nuclear warhead on a missile.. condemnation came quickly from south korea, japan, the u-s and china.. which has held the greatest now world leaders are questioning whether some kind of new tactic needs to be taken.. sanctions and tough talk have not worked. (john delury, yonsei university) in-08fr 1:09 "we have a strong moral dimension of this where it's seen as the worst defender of human rights in the world and you just don't want to touch it with a 10 foot pole but i think the security situation demands starting with actually talking to them." 1:23 some suggesting the u-s and china would need to work together to do that. meanwhile.. north korea shows no signs of slowing down.
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flooding. one family near wichita says water was pouring into a lower level of their home so fast.. it almost reached the ceiling. "right now we're just trying to get all the water out and dry things as much as we can since the insurance doesn't cover our possessions. just trying to dry stuff up and what we need to, salvage what we can, move on from there." the family says the only way they can get to their home right now is by boat. clear around southern nevada. highs will be above the normal with las vegas just being above the century mark. sunshine will be around for all outdoor activities so lather on the sunscreen and drink that water as it will be very dry outside. 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
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whip up sunday afternoon and become gusty for monday. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will be around 95 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday! the first "genderfest" conference is underway in sunshine will be around for all outdoor activities so lather on the sunscreen and drink that water as it will be very dry outside. by the end of the weekend a weakl 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. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high temperatures for monday will be around 95 degrees with local areas in the upper 80s by tuesday lasting clear into thursday!
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sunshine will be around for all outdoor activities so lather on the sunscreen and drink that water as it will be very dry outside. 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 monday. as this occurs, temperatures will fall dramatically! high it's being hosted by the gay and lesbian community center of southern nevada. the conference is intended to educate and empower the local transgender community. visitors can attend workshops on the ways gender can be explored and expressed.. and get information on surgery and taking hormones. thousands of children will take home food from school today so
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howard foundation are making sure no child is left out. last night, we were honored to kick off the school year with serving our kids--the non profit that provides bags of food to these at-risk kids. we showed up with food, help, and a 7- thousand dollar check from the scripps howard foundation--the largest cash donation this organizations has ever received. time code 19:27 dale darcus/serving our kids founder when we think about school year it's phenominal. thanks channel 13 for helping us start our year on a bright no and thank you to the scripps howard foundation. they cut the check--and then allowed our employees to choose where it went. we chose serving our kids for a few reasons--including the fact that they are 100% volunteer run, so every penny of that
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community. a popular las vegas event is underway for the 5th year running... find out why people from all over the world are here this weekend. also tonight.. meryl streep and j-j abrams. two of hollywood's biggest names are teaming up on a new project.. but you won't be able to see it in the theater.
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wednesday at the hard rock. enthusiasts from over 50 countries will be there through sunday for workshops.. competitions and guest now here's today's top stories now trending with 13 action news anchor dayna roselli. a man survives being struck by a car after it plows through the store he was working at.. and it's now trending.... check this out... here's the surveillance video at the store. the car slams right into a convenience store... and the cashier is hit.. and pinned under debris. guess what -- that cashier is okay... no broken bones.. just some aches pains and cuts and bruises. the driver was cited with wreckless driving.
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instead of the break in the store parking lot. you're looking at an image taken by the hubble space telescope of what's called a stellar nursery -- 160- thousand light-years away. it was taken within one of the milky way's satellite galaxies. the stars you see emit an intense untraviolet light. the stars you see emit an intense untraviolet light. it causes nearby hydrogen gas to glow -- creating this scene. meryl streep is headed to television. deadline reports the three- time academy award winner will star in and produce an adaptation of "the nix," based on the bestselling novel. the abrams will executive produce the series alongside the novel's author, nathan hill. for more stories now trending -- go to our website ktnv dot-com. join us monday for good morning las vegas-- from 4:30 to 7! coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup.. at 8 -- stand up to cancer at 9 -- back-to-back episodes of 20/20 then on 13 action news.. live at 11.. counterfeit products are no longer just found on street corners.
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but tonight--we'll show you why those fake products could put your life in danger. that's 13 action news for now.. but we hope to see you again later tonight for 13 action news live at 11. remember.. we're always on at ktnv.com and our ktnv mobile app. "inside edition" is next. thank you for watching.. and have a great evening..
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services 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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>> 20 years after the murder of jonbenet ramsey, her brother breaks his silence. >> i asked him straight up, did you murder your sister, jonbenet. and exclusive. >> brace for impact. the sully reunion. the passengers whose lives he saved reunite, just for ed edition." >> it's amazing that all of us survived. >> and the little ones that could have been left orphans. and another huge "inside edition" exclusiv>> welcome to >> inside donald trump's childhood home. the kitchen, the living room, and the 76-year-old secret hidden under this piece of wood. and the woman held captive in a box for seven years.

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