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entrances of the gym were ripped out. a 20 by 20 foot portion of the basketball court is no longer there. gym to remain closed until repairs are completed at least 53 items have been destroyed for the safety of students and staff. officials are still calculating how much this mercury spillage will cost them. that's just for the damage. remember that epa investigators came out from california to screen thousands of studsents. 7 buses and at least 80 homes were also screened. most we spoke with were relieved school is back in session. best they could but feel communication could have been better. ((jose volonte/parent of wjjhs student: i'm happy that my son is back in school. it's been way too long for what they went through and not only that but the only reason i found out was because of you guys because it was on the news, asides from that i got no communication" )) >> the district believes a student brought this quarter of a cup of mercury to school. they're still investigating who that is. but they hope surveillance cameras around the campus will help. ((nia wong)) >> students who still need to pick up their backpacks, shoes
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lockdown can get them at the school library today. reporting live. nia wong 8 news now. ((brian loftus)) >> ... ((nia wong)) >> ... ((brian loftus)) opening statements are expected to start today in the bundy brothers trial, in oregon. ammon and ryan bundy.. and five others are facing federal charges for the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge, earlier this year. they were protesting federal land policy and the imprisonment of two ranchers. ammon and ryan are the sons of bunkerville rancher cliven bundy... who is facing charges for his own armed standoff at his ranch in 2014./// and michael sandford, the british man accused of attempting to shoot donald trump during a rally at treasure island earlier this year... is expected to take a plea deal today in a federal court hearing. this is video of sandford being arrested in june.. after allegedly attempting to grab a metro officer's gun during the rally. his attorney says sandford will plead guilty to being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm.. and disrupting government business./// ((brian loftus)) former president bill ((brian loftus))
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his wife during a rally in las vegas tomorrow at c-s-n. you can find information about that rally on las vegas now dot com. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is recuperating from pneumonia donald trump says he will release more information about his health, later this week. craig boswell has more on the campaigns: (package script) hillary clinton's campaign admits it could have released more informao (audio of hrc) i just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal the democratic presidential nominee was diagnosed on friday but didn't tell the public until after video surfaced of her stumbling into a van on sunday. former president bill clinton tells charlie rose this has happened to his wife on more than one occasion. ( pres. bill clinton) the same sort of thing has happened to her when she just got
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in charlotte, vice president joe biden had blunt words for her campaign. ( biden) the staff acknowledged they screwed up. the staff acknowledged that they should have, on friday, just straight up said she's been diagnosed with pneumonia. and she should listen to her doctor for god's sake. ( craig boswell/cbs news, washington) the clinton campaign says it will release more of her medical information in the coming days. clinton's rival, donald trump also plans to release more medical information on thursday. trump is giving clinton a pass on her health. instead he hammered her for calling half of his supporters a basket of deplorables. (trump) you have such contempt in your heart for the american voter the republican presidential nominee will appear with his daughter ivanka tonight to lay out his proposals to make childcare more affordable for working families. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the presidential race news that matters to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) there are some winds
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advisory and a red flag warning here. sherry swensk is in the weather center to tell us about them.. sherry... ((sherry swensk)) winds have been steadily increasing through the morning and you can see the camera shaking around right now... .................. the roughest winds so far have been up in the spring mountains... down to red rock... out to lake mead and hoover dam bridge. ............. most of these winds are out of cooler tapping into the cool air out in the pacific. ............... temps are definitely noticeably cooler. only 70s and 80s at the lunch hour. ......... this trend will continue for a couple of days. ............ the air is dry with humidity staying low and that increases the fire
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rough winds will make driving hazardous. biking, hiking and boating will also be tricky today and not recommended. ........... hopefully your sprinklers are not set for the afternoons and should be off during this time of day - but it's too windy to water today. . highs in the mid to upper 80s for highs today - feeling like fall. ((brian loftus)) a settlement agreement has grandfather in rooftop solar customers in nevada. the agreement was reached by n-v energy and solar city. it will apply to about 32-thousand customers who installed or applied for a rooftop solar system before this year. the p-u-c must still approve the deal. it comes after commissioners raised rates for those customers.. causing a backlash. an effort by solar companies to but the rates on the november
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that rate hike sparked a sharp decrease in rooftop solar here... with only about 400 new applications this year. last year there were thousands. for new solar installations... nevada still ranked fifth this year.. according to a major trade group... due to large scale projects. this plant near tonopah.. and a separate one at nellis air force base both went on-line in 2015. and n-v energy began construction on two large projects this summer./// ((brian loftus)) >> right now solar accounts energy installations across the u-s./// ((brian loftus)) next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((you're watching the valley's news leader with brian loftus, kirsten joyce and
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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 e 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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this is 8 news now at noon.)) ((brian loftus)) a creepy crawly discovery has prompted an investigation at a local casino. barbi stenstrom posted these pictures to facebook says she was bitten by bed bugs at the silver nugget in north las vegas. her post has been shared more
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since closed the restaurant. we showed the pictures to a pest control company... who said he sees bed bugs, and dozens of eggs in them. the experts also say the amount of fecal stains indicate that this didn't happen overnight... and it's likely been more of a long term problem: ((joe restifo, guaranteed pest solutions - "you have to have a level of concern that they are going to spread, and the longer there's there, the more likely, it is that they spread." ((brian loftus)) >> we reached out to the who says they sent out inspectors on monday after getting the complaint. they are now working on making that report availabe to us today./// ((brian loftus)) this story has gotten a lot of attention on social media. kari says she used to work there... "this why they have a huge turn around rate. they can't keep employees because of the condition the casino and restaurant is in." and amber writes... "this should be the nail in the coffin for this establishment. kinda sad actually. it's a piece of our history but
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too.. just go to the 8 news now facebook page./// ((brian loftus)) the nc-double a is pulling seven college championship events out of north carolina. they say it is a direct result of the state's transgender bathroom law. the law requires transgender people to use public bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate. it also excludes gender identity and sexual orientation from anti- discrimination protection. the ncaa says it allows discrimination of l-g-b-t people: (( mark emmert/ncaa president: "fairness and inclusion are righ and what universities do, and so for our university presidents, this was the proverbial 'no brainer.'" butt kami mueller/ncgop spokeswoman: "if they were concerned standing up for the privacy and safety of their athletes, they would be much more concerned about the women who were being raped by baylor football players." )) ((brian loftus)) >> north carolina republicans called the nc-double a's decision -- quote-- absurd and silly. the acc says it is discussing how the law might affect their tournament games later this week./// ((brian loftus)) one of the strongest
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has now set it's sights... still ahead on 8 news now,.. the valley's news leader.. and sherry will update us on the winds outside... and when fall weather will get here... ((you're watching 8 ((you're watching 8 news now at noon.)) news now at noon.)) 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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taiwan is preparing as a powerful typhoon is expected to sweep past the countries southern tip. super typhoon meranti could bring strong winds and heavy rainfall today. it is top scale category five storm... with very strong wind speeds. it is forecast to miss a direct landfal punch./// ((brian loftus)) this is a timelapse video of meranti's eye from nasa.... sherry... ((sherry swensk)) the winds are getting a little wild out there...
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many neighborhoods have had gusts near and over 30 mph now. .............. temps at the airport just 85 degrees at noon and we don't expect it will get a lot warmer through the afternoon. .............. humidity just above 12 percent and it will stay dry so we need
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fires today. ............. temps outside the valley are just in the mid 70s at red rock with gusty winds... and near 90 in boulder city - also 30-plus mph winds. ............. highs in the upper 80s today will be the well below normal the same tomorrow. ..... you'll really notice the cooler mornings in the 60s. ............ a colder low pressure over the west pulling in that colder air and will keep showers in northern nevada.
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((brian loftus)) taking care of our furry friends: ((greg harris, estate planning attorney: "you sit down and think about - okay, i don't show up tonight, who should come take care of this animal )) ((brian loftus))
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pets after they are gone... ahead on 8 news now, the valley's news leader.
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for them? people are starting to answer that question.. by opening something called a "pet trust". lisa balick looked into this way to protect your pet.: this is mischief, his owner set up a trust fund before he died to his five cats stayed together in his house. but home alone, their health started to fail - so trustees enlisted the help of a cat rescue group looking for one person to adopt all the cats. ( brooke lindgren, meow village) "meow village's part will vet these people and go to their homes routinely, to make sure the cats are being treated just how we want them to be." but a pet trust is not for every pet owner. ( greg harris, estate planning attorney) "use a pet trust if you have ongoing usually a larger group of animals, or a particular,
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long time. there are other ways to make sure your animal is cared for if you die first, or are disabled: ( greg harris, estate planning attorney) "you sit down and think about - okay, i don't show up tonight, who should come take care of this animal. and then go talk to that person and provide them with access." using an attorney to put this in your will is one option - or there are do-it-yourself estate planning forms. another option - the humane society. their 'friends forever' program promises to care for your pet make a donation through your will. at the very least, make sure someone you want to care for your pets is aware of that - and agrees they'll step in. peace of mind and permanent care for your pet. lisa balick for cbs news. ((brian loftus)) the humane society "friends forever" program varies by state. animal groups say it's a good idea to carry a pet alert card in your wallet indicating who to call if something happens to you. they also suggest having a pet care list posted in your home..
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food preferences.. vet information.. and medical care. /// ((brian loftus)) and flying off the shelves.... the super sales for iphone 7 already... next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader./// ((you're watching 8
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coming up today on eight news now at four... a new form of therapy is soaring to new heights. how one woman struggling with lupus has found a new lease on
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turkey./// ((brian loftus)) i-phone seven sales are through the roof. pre-sales are far better than the previous two models. t-mobile and sprint says they are nearly fourt times higher than those for the iphone 6 and 6-s. apple has not commented on the sales yet. last week... the company said it would not release its first weekend sales figures this year for the first time in its iphone history./// ((brian loftus)) that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. the valley's news remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter.
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? >> steffy: you and quinn are engaged? you proposed to her? take it off! >> eric: steffy, listen to me. >> steffy: no, take it back, take it back! >> eric: i asked her to marry me, and she accepted. >> steffy: no. granddad -- >> eric: quinn and i are getting married. >> steffy: no, this can't happen, granddad! no! no! >> bill: am i interrupting? >> brooke: hi! >> bill: hi. >> brooke: i didn't know you were coming by. >> bill: apparently not. what'd i walk in on? >> ridge: a private conversation. >> bill: a private conversation. huh. well, in that case, i'm gonna have to use my powers of deductive reasoning... i got it.


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