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expected to pass through the valley this morning. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...we take a look at day two of the first ever ccsd bullying trial. ((brian loftus)) >> and... for 15 years the palsm casino continues to stand tall in the valley. we'll take a look at yesteday's 15 year anniversary. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) kill myself ..." "and why were you going to do that? um, because i didn't see any like other options." ((kirsten joyce)) an emotional, heartbreaking testimony coming from a 13 year old boy. while c-c-s-d is fighting a civil lawsuit after two families allege the district did not do enough to
now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. today is day two of the first ever bullying lawsuit against the clark county school district. the parents of two young boys who were "then" 6th graders at greenspun middle school says their children were bullied, but were never notified by the school. during yesterday's opening statements..... one of the victims says another boy at the school called him homophobic names in class. he said he reported the incident to the dean and was called in to talk about it.... but his parents were never notified and the accused bull however, the district's lawyer, has a different story. daniel polsenberg / clark county school district lawyer >> "it was 6th graders being 6th graders outside the presence of the teachers and nobody told the teachers or the school administration that these homophobic names were being used." ((kirsten joyce)) >> the defense says when one of the victims first reported the bullying, he never mentioned the homophobic slurs. this is a bench trial, which means there is no jury and a judge will hand down a ruling. it will continue this afternoon at 1 o clock./// ((kirsten joyce))
sheriff joe lombardo questions submitted online from the viewers.... during morning cup of joe.... see if your question was chosen this morning between 6:30 and 7 o'clock./// sherry how's the weather today? temps super warm at 70 degrees still at this hour. ............. we're waiting for the winds to pick up and they will through the morning. .......
front line with dakota pipeline access protesters ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day... we'll see who joined the senator in north dakota. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now is teaming up with businesses around the valley to help local military families and those who can't afford the holiday dinner. our goal this year is to help 25- hundred local families ... through help of southern nevada n operation warm heart. we're collecting turkeys .. as well as canned goods and non- perishable food items. you can also donate cash and gift cards .... so extra turkeys can be purchased./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and demetria obilor.
sen. bernie sanders / (d) former presidential candidate: we are not going to allow a pipeline to endanger the clean water that millions of people depend upon."/// ((brian loftus)) the company behind the controversial dakota access pipeline is asking a federal court permission to complete the project in a disputed section of north dakota. ((kirsten joyce)) >> on tuesday, the movement against the pipeline got some help bernie sanders and robert kenney junior...
day of action'... hena daniels has the latest from new york. hundreds of people protesting the dakota access oil pipeline marched in washington, dc last night ... they were joined by former presidential bernie sanders: (bernie sanders) we are not going to allow a pipeline to endanger clean water that million of people depend upon. thousands across the country joined in the 'day of action' -- from st. paul ... to columbus... construction on the pipeline stopped -- and the path re-routed. the roughly 12-hundred mile pipeline will carry crude oil from the bakken oil field to illinois... most of it has already been built except for a part in north dakota - where native americans from the standing rock reservation say the pipeline would cut through sacred land and contaminate their drinking water. near the pipeline tuesday... protesters blocked a railroad
native americans at standing rock to show his support: (kennedy) "i think they have a lot of courage, i think they're standing up for america, they're standing up for american democracy; they're standing up in the face of a bully. (sot casey camp-hornik/from arizona) unity that has not existed in a long time is surging to the forefront, and the allies are growing, and this movement is growing. energy transfer partners - the company behind the pipeline says it will make oil cheaper and create jobs. ((kirsten joyce)) >> kennedy is calling for president obama to require the pipeline company to do an in-depth cost-benefit analysis of the project.... ((brian loftus)) >> on monday, the army corps of engineers stopped construction saying it needs more time to study the impact of the plan./// ((brian loftus)) the palms casino is now 15 years old.... >> coming up on good day.... we'll take a look at the 15 year history of the historic casino./// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((sherry swensk))
welcome back to the valley's news leader, president obama is in greece for a second day. today he's in acropolis delivering remarks to the people of greece focusing on democratic ideals, and provide a rebuttal to anti- globalization forces that have swept europe and the world over the past year. this is the president's last final state tour of his presidency./// ((sherry swensk)) welcome back to the the palms casino resort is now 15 years old. the hotel opened two months after 9/11 stars like pamela anderson and paris hilton came out during opening night and in 2002, it was the home of mtv's real world las vegas. many of it's current employees have been there since day one. including director of banquet operations brian cunningham, who's first job was as a server at n9ne steakhouse. (( brian cunningham/15
georges connections to the entertainment world we had a lot of celebrities in here early on, my first tables at n9ne steakhouse the first night were david schwimer and samuel l. jackson and so it was kind of like what's going on." ((sherry swensk)) >> the casino's general manager says he's looking forward to make the palms even better. by improving food quality at lower prices and adding more events to the pearl theater./// sherry how's the weather today?
............. we're waiting for the winds to pick up and they will through the morning. ....... temps will stay mild today, but the winds will blow up to 40 mph and cause blowing dust and other issues on the road. back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce)) ((kirsten joyce)) when you have a natural back to you!/// ((kirsten joyce))
today's acts of kindness recipient grew up on a farm, has always loved animals.. and fortunately for the people of the las vegas valley.. has found a wonderful way to help them. ((kirsten joyce)) nicole brannock adores her two siberian huskies.. i always love their energy, three year old riley, and one year old.. "captain hook." they're pretty sure he was born that way, he's missing his front left paw... but up until now "captain hook" has managed just fine.. . occasionally he'll fall over on purpose, look at you, and jump right back up and keep going. he's happy :01 ((kirsten joyce)) prosthesis, so he can go on longer walks, and eventualy hike red rock. and she found the perfect man for the job... darren has got two huskies of his own, so he was more than willing. .i.was really excited. ((kirsten joyce)) darren davis is a certified prostheticist... i got in the field of pr for humans in 1989 ((kirsten joyce))
((kirsten joyce)) he also wanted to offer this service to animals, which comes with some challenges. with an animal.. you have to learn to read their mannerisms... because they can't exactly tell you right away :07 you have to learn to observing.. i was hesitant about that but after a while, you can see the animals... appreciate, and they realize the benefit right away :25 ((kirsten joyce)) during several visits to nicole's home....he has to cast and measures captain for the artifical le. and make some adjustments to the fitting, along with the harness. 10:39:44 the most economical and lightest weight, polypropelene, a plastic, i 'm able to heat up and switch the molds.. make it out of that : 56 ( go to video of torch ) > ((kirsten joyce)) he doesn't charge for the
materials and gas it's just his way of giving back. i actually had a life experience and told i had a few hours to live, long story short... i was at umc, and when i survived and two weeks later was out of icu... and came home, i decided i had a new lease on life, i decided i want to follow my passion and part of that is helping animals.:52 . " oh.. " kisses - video of dog giving darren kisses.. ((kirsten joyce)) nicole is e the assistance and what this means for captain hook... darren. disc 2 : 9:25"05 its very rewarding to see a dog, or any animal, for that matter, walk better.. it's going to prolong happiness, and be less stressful on back, less painful :20 money reveal disc 2. 9:25"37 we're very impressed, recognize you with the amazing .. acts of kindness 9:25"37 we're very impressed, recognize you with the amazing .. acts of kindness award.. you'll be getting 800 dollars as well.. oh man ,thank you.. i appreciate that... i don't even know what to say.. i appreciate that so much :01 -- --------------------------------
to nominate someone for our series... kirsten joyce if you would like to nominate someone.. just head to las vegas now dot com... click on "sections" in the upper left corner .. and acts of kindness will be under the "community" tab. or send us an email... acts of kindness at las vegas now dot com./// let's take a look at the roads with demetria ((demetria obilor))
boxes are getting packed and shipped off from amazon warehouses, ahead of the holiday shopping season. amazon announced it will offer bargains on a variety of products. the company says some of the bigger deals will happen between thanksgiving day and the cyber monday that follows./// ((brian loftus)) the peach butt is back! earlier this month apple changed the look of its peach emoji. after apple officials heard the piece of fruit emoji looked much like a rear end. but apple decided to reverse course again -- and change it back to look i with just a slightly longer stem./// we'll be right back......../// ((kirsten joyce))
blow through the valley today. sherry will tell us how fast and when they're coming ((brian loftus)) >> plus...another step towards bringing the raiders to las vegas. after county commissioners green lite the project here in southern nevada. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... the man behind that stadium project has been named to president elect donald trump's inaugural committee. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((ann "now once again we are being, having this rammed through and basically shoved down our throats as the public.")) ((chris giunchigliani/clark county commissioner: "it's not about whether you're for a stadium or against one, i want men and women to go to work, this is about the public policy side of it.")) ((brian loftus)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. county commissioners gave go- ahead plans to build an nfl