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and i approved this message. the chicago cubs break the curse.. and are now world series champions. the historic win they pulled off in baseball history. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- changes are coming, but not yet for agassi prep. why parents are not giving their support.. for the possible democracy prep partnership. ((brian loftus)) >> and, the cooler temperatures are starting to settle... but sherry says, we're about to see a nice warm- up by the weekend. ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now good day, t right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) (( "here's the 0-1. this is going to be a tough play. bryant... the cubs won the world series! bryant makes the play! it's over! and the cubs have finally won it all!" )) ((brian loftus)) for the first time in 108-years... the chicago cubs are waking up
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loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. not too long ago, the cubs arrived back in chicago... along with the world series trophy. >> it was nail- biting game between against the cleveland indians.. as they faced off in the final game of the world series. cubs won 8- to- 7... in 10- innings... and who knows if chicago is still standing this morning... as the celebrations spilled immediately from the bars to streets of wrigleyville. win was all about skill... and nothing to do with the team's curse. both teams played a hard fought game 7: (( joe maddon/chicago cubs manager: "we have an opportunity to be good for a long time, and without any constraints, without any of the negative dialog." "the burden is lifted, it should've never been there in the first place, i don't think, but now we can move forward." terry francona/cleveland indians manager: "it's going to hurt. it hurts because we care, but they need to walk with their head held high because they left
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ever ask them to do." )) ((kirsten joyce)) back here in las vegas, local cubs and indians fans gathered around to watch the game. some fans couldn't believe it finally happened.. while others were thrilled to be a part of baseball history: (( jessica thommes/cubs fan: "i am just freaking out. i am beyond extatic. it's something iv'e dreamed about for so long you guys have no idea. " barry schnir/cubs fan: "my grandma sat me on her knees when ia the cubs and we've been watching them lose for all these years and here we are man." )) /// ((demetria obilor)) and the excitement still lingers on this morning... many of our channel 8 viewers are also die hard cubs fans! merry said, "i just got off the phone with my mom. they were all up over there still watching... my mom said of course it's the cubbies!" trudy wrote, "this world series was a roller coaster ride that i will never forget. so happy i lived long enough to
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and gina was like every single fan, "best game ever! on the edge of my seat the whole night!" we'd love to hear your thoughts on the game on our 8 news now facebook page. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) the game had everythiing - rain
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.......... clear and cool here and then sunny today with upper 70s. ........................ right now we've got chilly 50s again. a warm up for the weekend. ((sherry swensk))
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((demetria obilor)) there's a crash on southbound i-15 near the russell the left lanes are blocked off. up in the northeast, there's some construction slowing you down on southbound i-15 near the speedway exit. this is part of the state's i-15 north widening project.
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agassi prep academy's governing board is extending their vote.... on a partnership with the controversial democracy prep. ((kirsten joyce)) >> they haven't quite approved the deal just yet .. however, they are moving forward with the process... as 8 news now reporter nia wong reports ... this is something hundreds of people are not happy about, right nia? ((nia wong)) >> that's right ... democracy prep officials will be at the school today to talk to staff... there this morning-- along with students-- to protest the possible partnership. >> hundreds showed up to agassi prep's governing board meeting last night.. not 1 person was in support of a possible partnership with democracy prep. this really only came to light for parents last week... but democracy prep representatives tell us this collaboration has been in the works since march. agassi prep's governing board is scheduled to vote on the partnership december 13th. much of the controversy comes from democracy prep's strict policies...
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say are being taken out of context: ((katie mcduffy/democracy prep: "i think a lot of the policies and hallmarks of democracy prep are being painted with a very very broad brush that don't capture at all the intent behind the policies." )) ((nia wong)) >> according to democracy prep's website...they run a "no excuses" based structure. democracy prep has clarified some issues for us.... students at agassi prep can expect longer school days. classes will go from 7-45 to 5-thirty and there will be according to the democracy rep we spoke with--- "occasionally." and we're told the school will have sports. ((nia wong)) >> agassi prep's governing board says the reason for the merger is because if they stay under the clark county school district, they will have financial issues in the next 10 to 20 years. as i mentioned earlier...hundre ds who showed up to that meeting were not in favor of democracy prep...and we'll hear from parents coming up in a half hour. brian and kirsten. ((kirsten joyce)) >> nia, do we know why democracy prep was chosen?
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agassi prep's decision .. it was actually the nevada achievement school district... ((nia wong)) they say they chose democracy prep because it was the only operator that serves the k- through 12th grade range. ((brian loftus)) car afficianados have a real treat to see in las vegas... we're live inside the sema show... to check out all the cars, trucks, and suv's. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, construction along a busy stretch in henderson is coming to an end. what you can expect from one-point-two million worth of your tax dollars, coming up in "what's driving you crazy?" /// ((you're watching the vaey with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and de it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up.
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responsible for the content of this advertising. as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc,
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((kirsten joyce)) >> the automotive industry has taken over las vegas... ((brian loftus)) >> hundreds of thousands of people are in town for this years sema show at the las vegas convention center... and that's where we find 8 news now reporter michael stevens live this morning... hey mike? ((michael stevens)) >> the sema show is the premier tra succeed. now in its 50th year, the trade-only event enables
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manufacturers to display alongside automotive manufacturers to debut new, innovative industry buyers from all over
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but tomorrow... the public can get involved? ((michael stevens)) >> after four days behind closed doors in the las vegas convention center, visible only to industry professionals, hundreds of cars and trucks from the sema show will roll out of the las vegas convention center in the sema cruise and assemble at sema ignited. brian? ((sherry swensk)) clear skies this morning and temps mostly in the 50s. ......... we hit the 70s for our second
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stuck around most of hte day. .......... still a wind advisory for the lake and river today. .......... not as windy today for the valley. highs in the upper 70s near 80 degrees. ..... cleveland had those late night showers right on schedule to delay the world series game for a short time in extra innings. .................... we turn back the clocks this weekend when we go back to standard time. we get an extra hour of sleep sunday morning.
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((sherry swensk)) back to you./// ((brian loftus))
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vegas.. stumping for hillary. he'll be at the cox pavilion with las vegas dj steve aoki at his "get out the vote" event. the event starts at six... doors open at five. to rsvp, just go to your website. /// ((hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate: "on the day that we brought osama bin laden to justice, i was in the situation room, monitoring what our brave men were doing, to make it clear we don't let anybody attack us. it may take awhile, but we will keep going after them. donald trump was hosting 'celebrity apprentice.'" )) hillary clinton made her voice heard here for possibly the last time... as she stood in front of a crowd at the plumbers and pipefitters union training center yesterday. clinton took the stage with catherine cortez masto... stressing the importance of early voting and getting people to the polls. she told the crowd that trump's insults against women... minorities... veterans... and others are a preview of how he would act as president. /// ((kirsten joyce)) in a new cnn-orc poll,
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for both trump and clinton. clinton holds a four- point lead among likely voters in pennsylvania. in florida, she stands at 49- percent... with trump at 47. here in the southwest, trump tops clinton by five points in arizona. and in nevada, trump is now leading the state with 49- percent... clinton at 43. a reminder that early voting ends tomorrow. /// ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now is your local election headquarters, on air and online at las vegas now dot com. /// let's get a check of the roads with demetria. /// demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) the crash on southbound i-15 and russell is gone. no delays in the spaghetti bowl, but there are a hanful of ramp closures due to project neon. go to our website for a complete list. check out charleston at grand central parkway. cones are out. there's a lot of off-road work happening too. this is all related to project neon. ((demetria obilor))
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((brian loftus)) directv is facing a lawsuit against the justice department... what the cable company did under the radar... that affected fans to watch the l-a dodgers. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus -- it's never too early to start your black friday shopping. the big retail chain that's planning its sales earlier this year. /// ((brian loftus)) welcome back to the s leader i'm catherine cortez masto. i know some people are so disgusted with politics they think their vote doesn't matter. but we can't just sit on the sidelines when so much needs to be done. i know that, working together, we can make progress. as attorney general, i brought democrats and republicans together to fight sex trafficking and drug dealers. and i took on the big banks who took advantage of nevada homeowners. i approve this message because in washington,
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ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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against the justice department. ((kirsten joyce))
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getting more expensive for the holidays... jill wagner joins us live from wall street. good morning jill. good morning brian and kirsten! uncertainty surrounding next week's presidential election is putting investors on edge. the s and p fell for the seventh day in a row... that hasn't happened in five years. the dow dropped 77. the nasdaq fell 48 points.// the justice department is suing direct-tv. the broadcaster is accused of illegally sharing information with competitors, leading to their decision not to dodgers. that prevented a lot of dodger fans in l-a from watching the team play over the past three seasons. at-and-t bought direct-tv last year it says it quote, "sees the facts differently." if you're planning to fly to your thanksgiving destination... better book now! every day you wait will cost you money. the airfare prediction app hopper expects prices to jump about four dollars every day...and then about 10 dollars a day in the 10 days before
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((kirsten joyce)) >> and retailers want people to start holiday shopping early... and that means black friday deals all month? a; black friday is coming early this year.. j-c penney says it will roll out some black friday deals and promotions early this month... to attract shoppers who want to start early.// and... j c penney is introducing a low price guarantee on popular brands.// /// demetria obilor this past july, henderson started construction on a one-point-2 million project to improve paseo verde parkway between st. rose pkwy. and green valley pkwy. the past few weeks, there have been lane restrictions along paseo verde parkway for paving, utility adjustments and striping work. henderson says roadway striping will be finished tomorrow.
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remove median islands and on the sidewalk ramps, so that they meet the americans with disabilities act standards. landscaping and lane striping are also part of the project's scope. this project was funded through fuel revnue indexing, aka the gas tax which ends in december. clark county residents will be able to vote on an extension of the tax in the upcoming election, which would extend it for the next 10 years. the rtc says the tax rate would adjust to inflation and generate $3 billion for roadway projects. average of a quarter of a day for motorists. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you.///
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose. ruben kihuen for nevada.
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agassi prep could see changes, but nothing has been set in stone. the outrage some parents are feeling.. if democracy prep takes over. ((brian loftus)) >> plus -- we're live inside the sema show... where car lovers can check out how they can deck out their rides. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and, the valley is cool this morning.. but sherry says, we're in store for a nice warm- up by the weekend. ((brian loftus)) >> 8 news now good day, the right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> thanks for waking up with us, i'm kirsten joyce. ((brian loftus)) >> i'm brian loftus. officials from democracy prep will be speaking to staff at agassi prep academy this morning ... ((kirsten joyce)) >> parents say they'll be out there- along with students- protesting the potential partnership with the school. 8 news now reporter nia wong has more on agassi prep's move to
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nia? ((nia wong)) >> brian and kirsten. agassi prep have not said yes to the partnership just yet .. but yes, they are moving forward ... and will vote on the merger december 13th. democracy prep representatives tell us this collaboration has been in the works since march. but parents just recently learned about the potential partnership with democracy prep.. hundreds turned out to last night's governing board meeting-- all against the merger and demanded answers. ((if these kids can pull me out of my bed that i have not left in a year to come down here and walk half a mile to speak in then you need to listen to these children you need to listen to these families. you need to listen to this community! )) ((nia wong)) >> according to democracy prep's website...they run a "no excuses" based structure. reps tell us there will be sports...despite earlier reports. and that students at agassi prep can expect longer school days: classes will go from 7-45 to 5-thirty ... and occassionally class on
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((nia wong)) >> agassi prep's governing board says they're looking at this partnership to avoid financial issues...which could happen in 10-20 years...if they stay under the clark county school district. brian, kirsten? ((brian loftus)) >> nia, do we know what will happen to any of the staff if the merger does go through? ((nia wong)) >> as of right now, there is no word if any teaching positions will be affected. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) the clark county school district continues to struggle.. positions. according to ccsd's website, there are more than 400- vacancies district- wide. to help combat the issue, nevada joined the "teach strong" campaign last year. it has nine principles focused on a teacher's professional life-cycle.. starting from preparation... all the way through their years as educators: ((lisette partelow - dir., center for american progress: we've really raised expectations for teachers and rightly so and we think in order to, to be holding teachers to these high expectations we also need to be providing them with the support and the training and the compensation that they
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strong campaign, getting college students excited about majoring in education has been challenging. they say since 2009.. there has been a 33-percent decline in teacher preparation in nevada. /// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> hi sherry, how's the weather looking today? ((sherry swensk)) clear and cool here and then on our boulder station camera... with some isolated north breezes leftover today.
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plenty of sunny skies today with upper 70s. ........................ right now we've got chilly 50s again. a warm up for the weekend. demetria, how are the
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there are no slow downs along the south beltway right now. it should be an easy commute to the airport right now. up in the northwest, there's a lot of work happening at lone mountain
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it into a real freeway. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) the man accused of killing a 7- year- old boy... told police he was responsible for the child's death. that's according to a newly released arrest report. 31- year- old kenneth robinson is accused of killing richard findley jr. the report details how robinson tied the boys hands behind his back... and hit him on the head and in the stomach. there were also marks on the child's arms and legs... robinson told police the boy was
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year- old... but he was living at the home with the child's mother. findley's mother told police she didn't see any abuse on the day her son died... but says she witnessed it in the past. /// ((brian loftus)) the best car equipment is currently on display for car enthusiasts. ((kirsten joyce)) >> we're live inside the sema show... where every inch of the convention is decked out with everything to upgrade your ride. /// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks
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and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) the chicago cubs are this year's world series champions... but ahead of last night's game seven.. the team wanted to make sure everyone was there to cheer them on. so, they tweeted out an excuse note. form.. which asked for an excused absence from work, class, or any other responsibility to watch the game... and later mentions, "we can not fly the "w" without them". it's been 108 years since the cubs have won a world series... and 68 years for the indians. /// sherry how's the weather today?
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temps mostly in the 50s. ......... we hit the 70s for our second day of... november and the north winds
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.......... still a wind advisory for the lake and river today. .......... not as windy today for the valley. plenty of sunshine and degrees. ..... cleveland had those late night showers right on schedule to delay the world series game for a short time in extra innings.
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weekend when we go back to standard time. we get an extra hour of sleep sunday morning. temps near 80 into next week. ((sherry swensk)) back to you./// brian loftus the streets are filled week... because the automotive industry has settled into las vegas. kirsten joyce >> new products and top experts from all over the world are parked at the las vegas convention center for this years sema show. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning with a sneak peak. good morning michael? ((michael stevens)) >>
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help small businesses thrive and succeed. now in its 50th year, the trade-only event enables automotive specialty equipment manufacturers to display alongside automotie innovative products, and connect with
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the world. on the roads with demetria.
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let's send it over to demetria for a check of traffic./// ((demetria obilor)) there will be a lot more traffic
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show. there will be delays on paradise, convention center drive, parts of the strip and desert inn leading up to this area. expect to see slow downs in the spaghetti bowl right now along things are really starting to slow downs. ((demetria obilor)) >> back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) ladies...
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose
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for me and my patients,
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you can help women in our community get jobs. the united way of southern nevada is hosting their annual fall suit drive this friday they're accepting donations of new and gently-used, clean professional clothes... like suits, dresses, skirts, and shoes. sahara...from 7 a-m to 2 p.m./// ((kirsten joyce)) right now.. we want to get a check on your forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> sherry swensk is here with that. ((sherry swensk)) clear skies this morning and
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......... we hit the 70s for our second day of november and the north winds stuck around most of hte day. .......... lake and river today. .......... not as windy today for the valley. plenty of sunshine and highs in the upper 70s near 80 degrees. ..... cleveland had those late night showers right on schedule to delay the world series game for a
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we turn back the clocks this weekend when we go back to standard time. we get an extra hour of sleep sunday morning. temps near 80 into next week. ((sherry swensk)) ((demetria obilor)) there are some cones on the improvement project. that's also why the bridge connecting excalibur to the tropicana is closed. it's staying closed through december. here's how the bridges will look in two years when the project is
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>> back to you./// ((brian loftus)) it's the age- old question... should you rent or should you buy? ((kirsten joyce)) >> the pro's and con's of each decision in today's 8 on your side. ((brian loftus)) plus... country's biggs we've got all the highlights of the cma awards. those stories and more.. coming up on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader./// ((brian loftus)) ((brian loftus)) now on good day... now on good day... as you make up your mind, remember --
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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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now the world series winners! a look at the nail- biter of a game... and las vegas local kris bryant's winning play. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... mother nature must be an indians fan ... because she cried over the game.. a look at the victorius weather

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