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online for the latest on this developing story./// ((christianne klein)) las vegas' n-h-l team is expected to hit the ice next year--- but today the team owner is expected to unveil its look and name. that's where we begin... i'm christianne klein. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich. tonight we're getting an up close look at the big event as our sports anchor chris maathuis prepares to m-c it. chris along with jon tritsch are both standing by ahead of the highly anticipated reveal. chris? ((chris maathuis))
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pushed through east clark county this morning b flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much tranquil conditions. mostly clouds right now high humidity and dewpoints due to the rain that passed through this morning. winds breezy at times but cool 60's today and not 70's that's for sure. ...................... ............. ............. let's take you through the evening and show you what to expect. temps cooling off bigtime as skies beging to clear tonight.
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for your morning commute. we'll have your thanksgiving forecast coming up in a few minutes
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thoughts... head over to our facebook page. that's 8 news now./// ((paul joncich)) new details tonight after federal investigators combed through wreckage at the chattanooga bus crash site. ((christianne klein)) >> what parents are saying about the driver and the renewed debate about seatbelts in school buses. ((paul joncich)) >> and coming up in our next half hour... we take a look at how families are planning to use thanksgiving to bridge the gap over their political divides.///
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christianne klein and tedd florendo. this is 8 news now at ((paul joncich)) earlier today the mangled bus from yesterday's deadly chattanooga crash was hauled away. ((christianne klein)) >> and officials have now released the 9-1-1 call from this tragedy. ((the bus has flipped over. occupied with children... "in the back, i can see an arm moving. but not sure if anyone can get to it." )) ((christianne klein)) >> police say the bus flipped over on its side and wrapped
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for hours emergency crews worked to remove kids from the mangled debris. as for the driver... 24 year old john-thony walker... he now faces five counts of vehicular homicide among other charges. --- and according to an arrest affidavit... walker was driving well above the posted 30 mph speed limit on a narrow, winding road. a mother who lost one of her three children on the bus says she had warned the school that the driver of the bus allegedly drank regularly. ((i been calling up to them know my kid(s) said he's drinking on the bus. he's putting the liquor inside the frozens, inside the water bottles.)) ((christianne klein)) walker is scheduled to appear in court next tuesday./// ((christianne klein)) that deadly crash has renewed the debate about seatbelts in school buses. ((paul joncich)) >> the government's top
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is no federal mandate requiring them. kris van cleave reports from washington. (mark rosekind / nhtsa administrator) "we know that seat belts will save lives if we put one for every kid on every school bus." the head of the national highway traffic safety administration says three-point seat belts like the ones in your car... that go across the shoulder and the waist... should be on every school bus. but there's no federal mandate. six states require seat belts on school buses but only california meets the nhtsa recommendation. administrator mark rosekind says his agency has been weighing whether to mandate belts on (mark rosekind / nhtsa administrator) "we're not denying that this is going to be a challenge but we are looking at every angle from research to funding to figure out how to help everybody nationwide get their kids even safer." nhtsa estimates four children die every year in large school bus crashes. it believes seat belts would reduce those deaths by half. this seatbelt manufacturer's rollover test shows the impact of a crash on unbuckled children. (ken saczalski/crash investigator) "the belts are good and they are certainly very good in a rollover where you might be ejected if you didn't have that belt."
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73-hundred and 10-thousand dollars to retrofit each school bus with seat belts. with an estimated half-million school buses in service... the cost would be in the billions. administrator rosekind suggested new buses could come off the assembly line standard with seat belts: (mark rosekind / nhtsa administrator) "the manufacturers could do this on their own... starting now." kris van cleave nhtsa says because of the cost it could take up to a decade or more if ever to get a seat belts. the ntsb believes 3 point seatbelts would improve school bus safety. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. ((paul joncich)) we did some digging into the guidelines here in the clark county school district as to why there aren't any seat belts on school buses... and according to their website... school buses are one of the safest forms of transportation on the road today. [the] design is to protect children without seat belts because the seats are strong,
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backed, well-padded and are designed to absorb energy during a crash. ((paul joncich)) >> we also caught up with state senator and chairman of the senate transportation committee, mark manendo who says the topic will be up for discussion next legislative session. ((why don't we buy the ones that have the seatbelts in it. i get the fact that it's a 30 thousand dollar retro fix but istead of that... let's start from here now on. buses don't last forever just like automobiles.)) ### coming up on the valley's news leader... president obama awards 21 people with the nation's highest civilian honor. ((paul joncich)) >> and one man awarded is responsible for one of las vegas' unique buildings downtown./// announcer: you're
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today president obama presented 21 people with the presidential medal of freedom. --- and one of the recipients has ties to the valley frank gehry, standing right behind president obama, designed
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he's known as one of the world's most influential architects. among his many l.a. landmarks are walt disney concert hall and the air and space exhibit building at the california museum of science and industry. today he stood along side kareem abdul-jabbar, ellen degeneres and bill & melinda gates just to name a few. ((this is a particularly impressive class. we've got innovators and artists. rabble rousers and public servants. athletes and renowned character actors - like the guy from space jam.)) >> president obama has now given out the prestigious award given out the prestigious award 114 times...more than any other president in u-s history.///
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((tedd florendo)) ((( cold air has arrived behind a cold front that passed through last night. these are temps we haven't seen since february as we temps today near 60 and unseasonably cooler than the mid 60's we're supposed to be at. winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our weekend.
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milder by the weekend. ......... .......................... ................................ .. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're lower in elevation and obviously cooler for the westside near the mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday. we have cooler weather in the wake of a to recover. we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some areas in souther nevada. freeze alerts have been issued but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. winds become more light breezes tonight and less windy as
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mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies continue as we wrap up the workweek. ................................ ... .................. extended forecast shows milder temps into the weekend with more clouds by sunday. slight chance for showers on monday and we clear up again. we turn mild by the weekend and stay cool and more seasonably next week. overnight lows stay chilly in the 40's for much of next week.
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underway our consumer advocate michelle mortensen has you covered before heading out the door. ((paul joncich)) >> up next... what to buy for anyone who loves the latest and greatest tech gadgets../// ((paul joncich)) ?? attention medicare beneficiaries... living in clark county. call now and let unitedhealthcare help find a plan that may be right for you...
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holiday gift for someone? then look no further than consumer advocate michelle mortensen's 5th annual holiday gift guide. ((christianne klein)) tonight she's revealling the top techie treats. and shop while you watch by following along with michelle's online guide on our website.
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coming to you from the amazing magical forrest at opportunity village las vegas. never make a boring pancake again. thanks to pancake bot. its is a laser printer for hotcakes. make any design you wish even a selfie. bar b quer's will love these grill bots. they scour your grill with the touch of a button. doing the dirty work for you. but if work .. or working out i should say is yout thing fitness trackers are a great gift. just don't settle for a boring one. fashionable accessories for all the hottest trackers. hide your fitbit in a bracelet. add a charm to your charge or dress up your apple watch band. there's also ringly.. aries edition. their genuine gemstone rings and bracelets track you steps and notify you when you get a call or text. and these leaf like trackers frombella beat geared toward woman .. don't just track steps and distance .. but is also the world's first wearable that predicts your stress. and if you'd love a smart watch
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chronos. it slips onto the back turning it into smart technology. . speaking of smart technology ... navdy is the smart way to stay connected in the car. this cool projector shows you your navigation route .. phone calls and text right on your windshield ... so you stay connected while keeping your eyes on the road. and if you love to hit the road on a bike ... pick up zackees. these high tech gloves turn your hands into turning signals. while you're on the go grab these kinova bluetooth headphone. hour battery, and a sweatproof design. these suitcases have some get up and go. modobag is the world's first rideable suitcase. holding up to 260 lbs moving up to 8 miles an hour. these raden bags don't have the need for speed but will keep you connected. embedded technology pairs with an app on your phone allowing you to keep tabs on your bag throughout your trip. plus it can charge your devices thanks to a battery hidden inside. for a more traditional charge ... native union has everything you need. their night cable has a knotted weight so it will never fall
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and check out this bag tag its a charger too. love snapping pics with your phone ... but hate you can never get a print. now you can with print. just connect this device to your phone .. and it will make a photo copy in seconds. wake up refreshed in the new year with this beddi intelligent alarm clock. it wakes you up with a simulated sunrise... and can communicate with other smart devices in your home to do things like brew your morning cup of joe. look lika every day with this simple human make up mirror. it simulates natural sunlight... or the light of any location. just program it with your phone. never miss a game or t-v show again and cut the cord completely with tablo. it's a dvr you can use with an hd antenna. and improve your basketball baseball or golf game with blast motion. it's wearable technology that offers you analysis to improve your game. while power handz help you on the court ... improving dexterity.
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about technology for the tiniest of tots. pawd pets are cute cuddly creatures that hold your tablet or phone ... giving your kids a great grip on your device. want even more great gift ideas ... check out my online holiday guide on our station website ... pinterest or my facebook page. i'm mm ((christianne klein)) >> michelle's gift guide will continue tomorrow... when sh the top teaching toys and hot toys../// ((paul joncich)) that's senator butterball to you. ((christianne klein)) >> coming up we take a look at why one state senator was seen walking in a turkey suit earlier today./// announcer: now, live...this is 8 news now at
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((paul joncich)) testimony in the bullying trial against the clark county school district came to an emotional end. ((christianne klein)) >> the mother of one of the victims told the judge she failed her son for trusting that ccsd would protect him. 8 news now reporter karen castro has been following the
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justice center. karen? ((karen castro)) >> one of the alleged victim's mother testified the school failed to notify her even after administrators had received two separate complaints that her son was being bullied. aimee hairr first learned her son was being picked on by another mother whose child was in the same band class at greenspun junior high school. back in september of 2011, the mom wrote an email to administrators notifying them hairr's son had been stabbed with a pencil the news came after the alleged victim had already filed a complaint with the dean. hairr testified she made several attempts to get an adminstrator on the phone and eventually spoke to the school's assitant principal who told her she had the option of removing her son from the school. hairr testified, in the months after september, she believed the bullying had stopped because her son would tell her everything was fine at school... even though she noticed changes in his behavior. in january of 2012, her son finally confessed the bullying had not stopped and that's when she
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and never return. ((aimee hairr - alleged victim's mom: because my son was--- sexually assaulted and school administration knew it. they had the opportunity to make the choice, giving me a courtesy phone call but they chose not to.)) ((karen castro)) >> during cross examination, hairr admitted her husband checked out her son for a pencil stabbing... but found nothing. hairr also said she never knew about her son being called homophic names until after he was removed from school. the defense has argued there is no evidence proving ccsd violated the students' constitutional rights... as stated in the civil lawsuit. ((karen castro)) >> there were no oral closing arguments during court today. instead, the attorney's have agreed to submit written statements to the judge... which could take months. a ruling is not expected until
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reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now. ((christianne klein)) it's a big day here in las vegas for n-h-l fans. today the team is expected to reveal its official name and logo. and our very own chris maathuis gets the honor of doing so. he's live ahead of the big announcement. ((chris maathuis)) >>
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this morning but have not since dissipated. flooding was big in golden valley, arizona but now we're seeing much tranquil conditions. the road but today a turkey is hoping to get their attention.s. it was all to promote safety. 8 news now reporter nia wong explains from downtown las vegas. ((>> (nia) among all the holiday rush...agencies are urging people to share the road. their big push was made by this big bird here.
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turkey costume for the annual "turkey in the crosswalk" . over the weekend another pedestrian died.. making it the 50th pedestrian fatality in metro's jurisdiction.. which is why multiple agencies want to remind drivers and pedestrians to follow the rules. within the first hour....senator manendo says he had a few close calls and dozens of tickets were written. ((state senator mark manendo/ (d) assembly district 21: "they're speeding. they're distracted. they're maybe intoxicated or they're high. whatever it is they're doing, they're blowing past a turkey in a cross walk. come on, folks! nobody t no one wants to get killed." )) >>(vo)) a total of 103 of tickets were issued this morning. >>(nia) 1 person was arrested for warrants and another person for drunk driving. reporting downtown. nia wong 8 news now.)) ((christianne klein)) president elect donald trump did sit down with the new york times today... despite an early morning tweet saying he had canceled the meeting with the paper he's often criticized as "failing." during the meeting, trump revealed prosecuting hillary clinton for her use of a private
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very strongly about." mr. trump also admitted "some connectivity" between humans and climate change -- these positions of course vastly different than those he took on the campaign trail. after the meeting, trump got went right back to his transition team... who seems to be working hard to fill top administrative positions. (( josh earnets, white house press secretary: "president obama has committed to a smooth transition and as a result, they've spoken at least once since their oval office meeting." )) >> trump hasn't announced any new appointments today... but he did drop a few hints on his ti former primary challegner dr. ben carson for secretary of housing and urban development./// ((christianne klein)) and if you're heading home for thanksgiving and are anxious about a political food fight at the dinner table... you're not alone. ((paul joncich)) >> dianne gallagher has more on how to keep thanksgiving civil... after a very divisive political season.. thanksgiving has long been the proverbial melting pot for political dialogue. and this year - while the emotionally-charged election is still swirling in the minds
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politics will end up at many thanksgiving dinner tables... as the red-hot main course question: do you think this year, you guys will talk about the election at all? min amin/spending thanksgiving with family: oh my god yes. some in my family are trump supporters and some are clinton supporters. brendan marr/spending thanksgiving with family: we like to win arguments... as most families do. the 2016 election has taken an emotional toll. according to an american psychological association survey -- more than half of all americans y significant stress. for some... reverend skip jordan/ avoiding family on thanksgiving: some of my family supported mr. trump which flabbergasted me. the anxiety of being with politically-divided family members will keep them from even showing up on thanksgiving. reverend skip jordan/ avoiding family on thanksgiving: no, i will not be going home. others view politics like football and turkey.... inevitable. willie ward/spending thanksgiving with family: it's not like we're not going to talk about it.. it's like how long we're going to talk about it. jaweria arshad/
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one of the topics. if you're worried a political food-fight might break out before the pumpkin pie is even served... experts say there are smart ways to navigate the "elephant in the room'. fathali moghaddam/ professor of psychology, georgetown university: lots of families are going to be getting together where they differ sharply. georgetown university psychology professor fathali moghaddam suggests the family come to the table with a pre-determined strategy. whether it's avoiding the topic completely... agreeing to listen to each other without arguing... or using a trusted family member as a mediator when discussing delicate subjects. georgetown university: somebody who is accepted by everyone and who's moderate who would listen to both sides. he says the goal should be to focus on what brings you together, rather than what tears you apart. jamal walcott/ spending thanksgiving with family: to be able to sit down with people and laugh and enjoy their presences and say you appreciate it... what's better than that? in washington, i'm dianne gallagher. ((christianne klein)) and some of that political tension stems from
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but was it all true? ((ul news leader... we take a look at how the company is promising to eliminate misinformation on your timeline.///
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court... which means we have another teacher of the game. ((christianne klein)) >> tonight chris maathuis introduces us to mister isham. ((chris maathuis)) on behalf of mgm resorts, silverstate schools credit union, clark county school didstrict and all of us here at channel... we're proud to honor today's teacher of the game mr. mathew isham. nats mr. isham teaches ap u.s. history...
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so today's announcement took him by surprise. nats sot if he notices a student's grade slipping, he'll work overtime to help that change and improve their learning. he makes sure students are paying attention with various in-class activities that the students actaully like. his students are engaged.. nats everybody loves a party .. and isham makes sure that if the class does its homework and succeeds, there's a reward at the end.. a party or some other surprise. much like his honor today. sot it really is no surprise that today we recognize mathew isham as our teacher of the game. announcer: you're
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((tedd florendo)) ((( cold air has arrived behind a cold front that passed through last night. these are temps we haven't seen since february as we finally dropped below normal. temps today near 6 mid 60's we're supposed to be at. winds still remain breezy at times as well but will decrease even more tomorrow and into our weekend. we have plenty of sunshine as well but become milder by the weekend. ................................ ... ................................ .. neighborhood by neighborhood temps in the mid 60's and milder on the east side of town where we're
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mountain where wind barreling through. regional temps also stayed chilly this morning and not too much of a warm up as well today as most of the state stayed below average. ................................ ... .................. satellite and radar composite shows clear skies after the clouds we had yesterday. we have cooler weather in the wake of that cold front so temps will take a while to recover. we're anticipating our first freeze of the season for some areas in souther nevada. but las vegas not under that freeze warming. we stay cold and but not under a freeze warning as we get temps we haven't seen since february 7th. ................................ ... ................. tonight expect a low near 40 and chilly as you'll need the jacket tomorrow a.m. winds become more light breezes tonight and less windy as earlier today. tomorrow expect a high in the mid 60's and milder and finally near average for a change. sunny skies continue as we wrap up the
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... .................. extended forecast shows milder temps into the weekend with more clouds by sunday. slight chance for showers on monday and we clear up again. we turn mild by the weekend and stay cool and more seasonably next week. overnight lows stay chilly in the 40's for much of next week.
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renewed effort to weed-out misinformation on the site. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg has laid out a plan to fight inaccurate news stories from making it to your news feed. it includes "stronger detection" measures... "easy reporting" of fake stories by users... "third party verification" by fact-checking organizations. and possibly adding "warnings", flagging false stories by third parties or the facebook community. but critics say zuckerberg's proposed fixes are too little, too late. ((michael nunez, think as a diplomatic answer it was great, // but i think what people really want are more specifics and he failed to deliver that.)) ((christianne klein)) >> and some say it could take a while before the plan is put in place since facebook's "trending topics" division was eliminated back in septemember./// ((christianne klein)) a new resident to the valley has not had a warm welcome. ((paul joncich)) >> up next he explains how his home was broken into twice. ((christianne klein)) >> plus.. a warning for homeowners. coming up at 5... michelle mortensen has
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weekend. the burglary was reported on north rainbow blvd. near cheyenne. but, it's what happened after we wrapped this story up ... that had everyone involved shocked and confused. shakala alvaranga explains. "i noticed at 3:45, someone had entered my bedroom, young black female came into the bedroom with a flashlight, went into a closet where there were two laptops out on the floor in there." ((shakala alvaranga)) this is the person daniel bain we blurred the footage out ... because of her age. daniel says he got alerted to the first break in around 10 30 sunday morning. but, he didn't find anything out of the ordinary. the second time though ... both of his laptops were taken. "do you feel safe here? yeah i still feel safe here...got a couple baseball bats if anybody really wants to come in late..." ((shakala alvaranga)) he and his son moved to vegas two months ago.
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everything's great and then all of a sudden this, hopefully it's just something isolated by a local and it'll stop." ((shakala alvaranga)) but in a bizzarre turn of events, we met the girl, seen in the video, right outside as we were leaving... she just turned eleven. her mother claims her daughter was invited into the home... and she refuses to believe she stole anything. "we came here to vegas to start fresh from northern california, don't really have hardly anything and so to have what little you have taken, knd christianne klein that's all for us at 4. 8 news now at five starts after this. don't forget.. we're always on at las vegas now dot com, on facebook and twitter.
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"i don't think anybody thought it could get done." hockey is finally coming to town... and tonight.. the team name and logo will at last be made public. ((denise valdez)) >> a gruesome discovery on mount charleston. a handful of dead deer were discovered -- and wildlife officials warn what hunters are doing to them is illegal. ((denise valdez)) >> another day... another guide to holiday
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your side... with a look at this year's best gifts. > it all starts with the name... and there have been rumors about it for months now. we've got team coverage tont with fans... ((paul joncich)) >> but we start with sports director chris maathuis with a preview of tonight's announcement... from the team's future home... t-mobile arena. ((chris maathuis)) ((jon tritsch))

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