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as national guard troops plan to remain in charlotte through the weekend. ((christianne klein)) and just hours ago... the wife of the black man shot and killed by police in charlotte, north carolina has released video that she shot of the incident. that's where we begin... i'm christianne klein. ((paul joncich)) >> and i'm paul joncich. this comes as police and north carolina officials refuse to release dash and body cam video of the same incident. the shooting has led to 3 nights of unrest in the city. from charlotte. (sot) "don't shoot him. don't shoot him. he has no weapon. he has no weapon. don't shoot him." as she recorded her husband keith's final moments, rakeyia scott pleaded with police not to shoot him. she told them he had a traumatic brain injury and posed no threat. (sot) "he doesn't have a gun. he has a t.b.i." the scott family attorney released the videoit shows officers surrounding scott in his car. rakeyia told him to obey the officers, who are heard telling him to drop a gun. (sot) officer: drop the gun. rakeyia scott:keith!
(shots) scott is then seen lying on the ground. (sot) "did you shoot him? did you shoot him?" the video's unexpected release came after three nights of violent protests in charlotte. (bridge) many of those protests here were motivated by the community's demand to release body- and dashcam video of the shooting. charlotte's police chief said he would not release the videos, which are now in the hands of state investigators. (sot) "i'm not gonna put out one piece of further inflame, and not tell the full story." we showed the video to charlotte resident james mack. he said it did not make the situation any clearer. (sot - pipe 3, 14:25:13) " you could really see what was going on. i just feel bad for the family" charlotte police will be out in force again tonight to head off a fourth night of violence. kenneth craig, cbs news, charlotte. ((paul joncich)) >> charlotte's police chief says
the fatal shooting of a man during wednesday night's protests. this man to the le /// ((christianne klein)) today authorities have released the cause of death of terence crutcher -- the unarmed black man fatally shot by a tulsa police officer last week. the oklahoma city medical examiner's office found he died of a penetrating gunshot wound of the chest. and it found his manner of death was homicide. the toxicology results and autopsy report are not completed yet./// ((christianne klein)) the police officer involved in that shooting death -- 42-year-old betty sh she has been charged with first degree manslaughter in the death of terence crutcher. shelby is accused of "unlawfully and unnecessarily" shooting crutcher following his "refusal to comply with her lawful orders." prosecutors say, "the defendant's fear resulted in her unreasonable actions. crutcher's twin sister is grateful for the decision, but says it's not enough. (("we know the history of these cases. we know this is the formality. we know she's been charged. but then we get no convictions.
((christianne klein)) >> officer shelby was immediately released after posting 50-thousand dollars bond --- and could face a minimum of four years in prison if convicted. the funeral for terence crutcher is scheduled for tomorrow./// ((tedd florendo)) now: clouds assocaited with hurricane paine have no enveloped the region. rain for tonight, but we could start seeing some drops move in for southern zones overnight. temps stay warm today but we'll have a warm evening with the clouds around. winds stay light for now but will see them pickup through the week. tonight: clouds from paine will stick around through tonight and all of tomorrow. temps overnight due to cloud cover could keep us in the high 70's and close to 80 by morning. rain chances stay south of i-15 and maybe up to i-40 in az by early tomorrow.
at 4. ((paul joncich)) today a judge denied bail to the man accused of beating two people to death with a baseball bat earlier this week. if you remember police arrested 50-year-old frank interlicchia tuesday. we're told he entered a home near tropicana and paradise and beat the couple to death. according to the police report, interlicchia was high on heroin at the time./// ((christianne klein)) an early morning fire rips through six businesses causing at least a half a million dollars in damages. 8 news now reporter karen castro is live at the shopping center an update.. karen? ((karen castro)) >> a few of the businesses were destroyed, while the others are badly damaged. it's unclear where exactly the fire started but as we show you, it quickly spread to six businesses. a fire station is just around the corner from the twin lakes plaza. however, firefighters encountered some difficulties putting the blaze out. apparently, a roof on the structure was built on top of another roof and the flames
it took fire crews an hour and a half to get the fire under control. some of the business owners tell us they received a phone call at around three this morning, informing them of what happened. ((karla cheney owner, rancho chiropractic: my office girls came down, were taking photos, showing me basically saying everything was gone so we came down to see if anything can be salvaged and uh, there's not a whole lot that's in there. jean brown owner, a touch of elegance: could have been worse. i just thank god that it wasn't, just hope for the best once they get it finished.)) >> business owners spent the majority of the morning, combing through the rubble and salvaging anything they could. there are a number of businesses adjacent to where the fire happened... but they were spared of any damages. ((karen castro)) >> las vegas fire and rescue is trying to determine the cause of the fire. no one was injured. reporting live, karen castro, 8 news now.
owners said if they plan to reopen and how long repairs may take? ((karen castro)) >> a couple of the owners i spoke to tell me they do plan to reopen. they are not sure when because they have to deal with their insurance. but at least one lady has been told repairs can take at 2 to 3 weeks./// ((paul joncich)) expected to cause some delays this weekend. the project for the bridge over symphony park avenue at interstate 15 begins tonight at 10. and there will be a some minor traffic restrictions in the area. n-dot says symphony park avenue between grand central parkway and martin luther king boulevard will be closed until monday morning. the demolition marks a major construction milestone for project neon which involves a nearly four mile-long widening of interstate 15
95 "spaghetti bowl" interchange. the bridge will be re-built at another location further west... with construction expected to begin next year./// ((christianne klein)) we've all been told that red wine can be good for the heart... coming up on the valley's news leader... a new study suggests that alcohol is not as beneficial as previously believed./// ((paul joncich)) >> and coming up a four-30... 8 news now has learned about the bill for johnson junior high following the mercury hazmat incident. the hefty tag for clark county school district as they struggle with an already tight budget.///
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this is 8 news now at four. ((paul joncich)) councilman steve ross is teaming up with the city to host a rally for recovery this weekend. here in nevada an average of 16 people are a day treated or hospitalized for opioid overdose. just last month governor brian sandoval held a prescription drug abuse prevention summit to
and tomorrow councilman ross is hoping the rally will shed more light on the problem. he's teamed up with not just the city but other community advocates to help provide assistance to families and those struggling with addiction. (( steve ross, mayor protem:00.56.16 "we have a monster in this community and it's devouring our children, our brothers and sisters, our mothers and fathers, our elderly including our veterans." :01.07.08)) joe ingle, no hero in heroin :08.07 "recovery isn't a help myself program, it's a help someone else program. so recovery is possible. people can and do get well. :08.17 ((:8 not about a moral failing, it's not about a lack of will, it's not about character, it truly is a disease. it's a brain disease." 08.44.27)) ((paul joncich)) >> the rally for recovery will be this saturday at city hall from 10 to two p-m./// ((christianne klein)) meanwhile... new research suggests that drinking alcohol -- even in moderation - may increase the size of one of the heart's chambers. that could leave people at risk
with a host of other problems. but researchers point out that these findings may not apply to everyone - some people may be genetically pre-disposed to atrial fibrillation./// ((paul joncich)) crews were supposed to be finished with a certain project back in june... ((christianne klein)) >> but another round of closures are
on the way... that's straight ahead in "what's driving you crazy?"/// announcer: you're
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
fall literally blew into the valley yesterday--- and caused some damage. earlier today crews were out near m-l-k and symphony park picking up a large tree. ((paul joc tree at the clark county family services building. but fortunately winds have since died down and a wind and dust advisory is no longer in affect./// ((paul joncich)) the weather will be perfect this weekend which is a good excuse to get outside and soak up some sun. and another reason to do so is because lake mead is overing free admission as a part of national public lands day. tomorrow is a day to promote voluntering and conservation of public lands.///
................................ ... ... temps have been mostly in the 80's throughout the region and definitely below average for this time of year. mid 80's for the east part of the valley this afternoon and really not touching into the 90's this time around. we're supposed to be around 92 this time of year and it looks like we won't even reach that. not as warm for those areas on e we're higher in elevation. 80's still but below average again and we stayed cool up in kyle canyon today ................................ ... ................ regional temps also stayed warm but below average as well. not expecting to reach into the 90's today, but there were some areas around the region that hit 90's especially in death valley. warm there and laughlin again as usual. cooler up in the great basin with temps also mild up in reno. colorado river stayed warm but still plenty of clouds around,. ................................ ... .................. looking at the radar the bulk of the rain stayed east and south which is why we only put a 30% chance for our region yesterday. some areas to the east actually
near kingman earlier today. .... ............................... ................... futurecast shows the rain chances probably not likely happening here this evening as the rain stays east again this evening. then expect a lull in any rain chances until tomorrow we're the next system coming in off the coast will increase our chances again by afternoon and thursday a.m. the possiblity of isolated t'storms is also in the forecast rhat mfme....................... here's the forecast. lows opping close to 70 tonight with only slight shower chances for this evening and overnight. winds stay a little breezy at times, but we may stay warm du with both clouds and sunong win e day and especially in the evening. t'storm chanc ................................ ... ............. extended foressws plenty 's wit coost day in the low 80's. expect strong wind on thursday with those shower chances for the first day of fall.
finished with this project back in june, but another round of closures are on the way... the henderson ramp you'll want to avoid next week...here's demetria obilor with "what's driving you crazy?"/// (( )) demetria obilor: june marked the end of the stephanie street bridge and roadway project in henderson...or so we thought.... closures go into effect next week as crews tie up some loose ends. from 9pm to 6am monday through thursday, there will be ramp closures and lane restrictions at the us 95/russell interchange because of this project. overnight, the russell ramp to sb 95 will close down. crews will also close down a southbound lane in the area. this is all happening so crews can install lighting on overhead signs. you may want to merge on at galleria drive as an alternate while the russell on-ramp is closed.
to traffic eight at las vegas now dot com. ((paul joncich)) the future teachers of las vegas ... are still in the classroom. ((christianne klein)) >> the program that's helping high schoolers get a jump start on their career.. in what's cool at school!/// announcer: you're watching 8 news now at
the future, while they are still students... brian loftus has the story in today's "what's cool at school." ((brian loftus)) the future leaders of our kids classrooms, are still kids themselves! but at east career and technical academy - they are already training for a career in education jamie stevens junior "i've always loved kids, i like kids a lot, and i feel
((brian loftus)) more than 200 students are in this teacher training program. we caught up with a class of juniors learning how to lesson-plan carlos lainez junior "the lesson plans, it's like a chart for you to follow and that helps you be prepared in life, to be mentally ready, to be physically ready." ((brian loftus)) students teach to the five domains: language, social/emotional, physical health, cognitive, and creative expression.... 3-to-5 years old. so everything at their disposal is used to mold young minds....from play-doh....to games....to a plastic fishing pole to learn letters jamie stevens junior "it's super fun because we come up with activities that we would like to do and we just put it at the level of a pre-schooler." carlos lainez junior "it's pretty fun beause you get to use what comes out of your mind.....you get to be very creative." ((brian loftus)) a program called tiny titans
three times a week, twenty pre-k kids, give these high-schoolers the opportunity to hone their skills jamie stevens junior "you need to be super patient, because sometimes they don't know how to get across how they're feeling." linda bouch early childhood education teacher "we hope that our pre-schoolers will get a good start and become lifelong learners, and i hope that my students will be lifelong teachers." ((brian loftus)) a former e-c-t-a student, now at unlv, came back to encourage these juniors on their positive t brittany berrelleza 2015 graduate of program "the kids i work with now.....they are rewarding, just seeing them smile, and continue and push every day in life is really amazing." ((brian loftus)) these students will one day address the needs of young children, promoting their growth and development linda bouch early childhood education teacher "and when they come back to visit me and tell me that they got their credential, and they're teaching 2nd grade - that's awesome!" ((brian loftus)) and that's what's cool at school ((paul joncich)) to vote for this program or if you know something that's cool at school just head to las vegas now dot com..
or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program./// ((christianne klein)) the debate about debates is coming up as we head into our fall faceoffs. we take a look back at american history and just how much the upcoming debates can make or break a candidate./// ((paul joncich))
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are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats d for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto
they're as much of a fall staple as football, apple picking and pumpkin spice lattes: debates. ((christianne klein)) >> might seem like the fall faceoffs are rooted in centuries of american history... but they're really a phenomenon of the last few decades. karin caifa (prono: kay-fuh) looks back at how some of the most memorable moments, have influenced election day outcomes. it may seem like they date back to the days of the fathers. but really, presidential debates are a product of the television era. the two major party nominees debated for the first time in 1960. and after kennedy and nixon, presidential contenders didn't debate again until 1976. since then, the fall faceoffs have been cemented as an election year staple, for presidential hopefuls -- and their running mates. (sarah palin) "can i call you joe?" much like a new fall t-v drama, one episode can be make-or-break, creating moments in history that become game changers, like for then president gerald ford in 1976 -- (former president gerald r.
of eastern europe. and michael dukakis in 1988. (bernard shaw, moderator) governor, if kitty dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?// (former gov. michael dukakis) i don't see any evidence that it's a deterrent, and i think there are better and more effective ways to deal with violent crime. both responses, considered major missteps. neither would win in november. a well-placed laug audience, maybe even an electorate. like ronald reagan on concerns about his age, during his 1984 re-election bid, at age 73. (president ronald reagan) i will not make age an issue of this campaign. i am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience. there's no consitutional mandatethat says the presidential and vice presidential candidates have to debate one another. but the audiences are
during the last election cycle in 2o12, 67-point-2 million viewers watched the first debate between president obama and mitt romney. after months of sound bites on the stump, it could be the longest look at the candidates for millions of americans, before their ballots are cast. in new york, i'm karin caifa. ((christianne klein)) clinton and trump will meet at hofstra university in new york monday night for their first prime-time debate. after that there will be two more debates... vegas./// ((paul joncich)) texas senator ted cruz is expected to endorse his bitter rivaleven after a primary filled with personal attacks and hostile remarks. --- and it's quite a change from his comments back in july. (( i talked on the phone with him and told him i'm not going to endorse you.)) sources say cruz is expected to announce he will back donald trump for the presidency sometime today. trump's recent hiring of
the republican presidential nominee closer to his former opponent. cruz also met recently with trump's vice presidential nominee mike pence, the ticket's bridge to the conservative base. cruz has said his focus is to defeat hillary clinton so his support of trump may not be a surprise to some./// ((paul joncich)) endorsements or not... a new poll shows hillary clinton with a nice lead over donald trump heading into the first presidential debate. clinton leads trump in the poll 45-percent to his 39-percent-- that's a six point lead. with low favorability numbers.. but clinton maintains a massive lead among black voters... and a large advantage over trump among latinos./// ((paul joncich)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters for all the races that matter to you... on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// according to the clark county school district, the bill so far to clean up the mercury found at walter johnson junior high school is more than $15,800. more than 1,200 students and
middle during an assembly earlier this month. the incident lasted around 17 hours keeping many students at the school overnight and upsetting a lot of parents. ccsd still hasn't received all of the invoices, but on the one sent to 8 news now, the most expensive item was equipment rental which had a price tag of $8,737.50. the actual decontamination and cleaning labor came in second with $4,280.00 ((christianne klein)) (ahk-mad) rahami may have cased his targets before allegedly planting bombs in manhattan. rahami is still hospitalized four days after a shootout with new jersey police. he is unconscious and hooked up to a breathing tube. there are new concerns this morning about members of his family. jeff pegues shows us what investigators are learning. (nats explosion) investigators still do not know where ahmad rahami built the bombs ... but they did find bomb residue at a location in the town of perth amboy, where ahmad khan rahami lived for a time.
that he changed after a year long trip to afghanistan in 2014. they said he became more religious... and started distancing himself. -- i called the fbi two years ago. -- and what did you tell them? -- you got a connection with this guy. (keyable gfx out) in an interview with the new york times, rahami's father said he warned federal agents in 2014 about some of his son's suspicious activities. "... al qaeda, taliban, he watches their videos, their poetry," he said. but the fbi told cbs news: "at no time did the interviewing agents of any radicalization or alleged links to al qaeda, the taliban or their propaganda." other members of rahami's family may have also had pro-jihadist views. site intelligence group published facebook posts allegedly shared by rahami's sister aziza. some quote radical cleric anwar al-awlaki. in other posts, she appears to praise terrorists... and use imagery popular with the muslim
family may have adopted some of the same viewpoints as he did, but again, it's too early to say if they were directly involved with the attack itself. police still want to speak with these two men. investigators describe them as witnesses who stumbled upon a pressure cooker bomb on 27th street on saturday. this surveillance video aired by nbc news new york shows the unidentified men removing the device and walking away with rahami's luggage. ((christn warning north korea- escalate the nuclear threat- and they'll implement a plan to assassinate north korean leader kim jong un. according to south korea's defense minister, he would be taken out by elite troops if south korea feels threatened by north korean nuclear weapons. it has long been suspected that south korea has such plans. but they only admitted it this week.
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the company said three weeks ago the batteries in some "galaxy note seven" phones could overheat or catch fire while charging. samsung then recalled those phones and released an updated version of "note seven". officials say 90-percent of american users have opted to receive the new version of the phone./// ((christianne klein)) lunch hour in the u-k ... could be a thing of the past. a study of british workers by mastercard found that only 17 percent tkae a full hour for lunch. break at all and most people don't leave their office to eat. the average lunch break is said to be just 28 minutes./// ((paul joncich)) earlier 8 news now got the chance to chat with the stars of the new macgyver series.. a little spoiler alert of what's ahead this season. that's next on the valley's news leader./// announcer: you're
((paul joncich)) one of t-v's sharpest problem solvers returns to prime time tonight. we're talking about magyver. the new action drama features a young angus "mac" macgyver played by lucas till. ((christianne klein)) >> if you don't remember macgyver ...here's a refresher. the secret agent uses his unconventional problem-solving... like using a paper clip and a rubber band to thwart a gang of terrorists.. 8 news now good day anchor brian loftus had the chance to chat with macgyver himself to talk about how the character would react here in las vegas. (( "there's a casino episode where he goes and uses a paper clip and a string on a womans dress and he steps ont he string and plls her dress off and then he gets dice and takes them in the bathroom and somehow makes this thing where they are
mainly staying east of the region. temps have stayed on the cool side with highs only in the 80's today thanks to all the cloud cover through the morning and afternoon. winds have been slightly breezy today and big winds in the forecast for ................................ ... ... temps have been mostly in the 80's throughout the region and definitely below average for this time of year. mid 80's for the east part of the valley this afternoon and really not touching into the 90's this time around. we're supposed to be around 92 this time of year and it looks like we won't even reach that. not as warm for those areas on the west side of town where we're higher in elevation. 80's still but below average again and we stayed cool up in kyle canyon today ................................ ... ................ regional temps also stayed warm but below average as well. not expecting to reach into the 90's today, but there were some
warm there and laughlin again as usual. cooler up in the great basin with temps also mild up in reno. colorado river stayed warm but still plenty of clouds around,. ................................ ... .................. looking at the radar the bulk of the rain stayed east and south which is why we only put a 30% chance for our region yesterday. some areas to the east actually picked up .04 to .20 of an inch near kingman earlier today. .... ............................... ................... futurecast shows the rain chances probably not likely happening here this evening as the rain stays east again this evening. then expect a lull in any rain chances until tomorrow we're the next system coming in off the coast will increase our chances again by afternoon and thursday a.m. e possiblity of isolated t'storms is als ................................ ... ................ here's the forecast. lows dropping close to 70 tonight with only slight shower chances for this evening andern tim,ute may stay warm due the cloud cover. tomorrow expect a highle to 90 ower chances increast later in the day and especially in the evening. t'storm chances are also possible. ............................... tended forecast shows plentyof coolest day in the low 80's. pect strong wind on thursday with those shower chances for the first day of fall.
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets e and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible
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and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. colin kaepernick is now the most disliked player in the n-f-l. that's according to a new national poll by e-poll marketing research.
"disliked a lot" by 29-percent of those polled. that's more than any other n-f-l player asked about in the survey. however, kaepernick is enjoying a record-high popularity among african- americans. the poll shows that 42-percent of african- americans like him a lot. kaepernick has been kneeling during the national anthem before n-f-l games, to draw attention to police treatment of african- americans. his protest landed him on the cover of the upcoming issue of the time magazine. ((paul joncich)) it's homecoming week in parkston and in a unique twist the trojans have c and queen. ((christianne klein)) >> those twins were guest speakers at a school in south dakota. reporter matt holsen has more. old elm springs got a special visit from the "twin trojans" today from jordan and mckenzie mckean, parkston seniors and they were just named homecoming king and queen. holsen: who was born first? jordan: i was. 19 minutes. holsen: so you're in charge then. jordan: i like to think so sometimes. but mckenzie, you can tell she's in charge. jordan and mckenzie
they're actually the president and vice president of the student council. "i'm the president of the student body and my brother is the vice president so," mckenzie said. all sibling rivalry aside, the mckeans are thrilled to be thought of so highly by fellow students. the pair was born in iceland where their mother was stationed in the air force and moved to parkston in fourth grade. "it was an honor to be nominated and then when my twin won i was like wow," mckenzie said. as a leader even more now. i want to make sure kids are going to have fun the rest of this week," jordan said. because the school at old elm springs is administered by parkston, jordan and mckenzie wanted to make sure these students were having a good time as well. "it was cool. it was nice to tell our story. hear their stories. to see what they were interested in. to see we're similar you know. they play basketball and volleyball and football. it's really neat to see that,"
kleinsasser was glad they came. holsen: what did you think of your visitors today? kleinsasser: pretty cool. holsen: what did you take from their visit? kleinsasser: i liked the talk about sports. that he plays a lot of sports. it was an easy topic to talk about. mckenzie is on the basketball team while jordan will be on the field for this friday's homecoming football game. "you know it was cool to see what they had to say. the questions they'd ask. it was fun. it made me kind of happy that a lot of those guys it was fun," jordan said. a unique part of a week they won't soon forget. ((christianne klein)) jordan is hoping to go into wildlife and fisheries after attending sdsu next year while mckenzie plans on being a nurse. she'll be a jackrabbit as well./// ((christianne klein)) and back here in the valley... and the fan's choice game will be basic at canyon springs. our 8 news now sports report
previewing the game at six. and for those at the game we would like to see look from the stands. you can send those over to us at the email on your screen./// ((brian loftus)) as life is beautiful takes over downtown this weekend... with it comes some great food trucks. but you've probably never heard of one like this. folks in melbourne, australia are flocking to a truck specifically catered to man's best friend. the creators say the idea started when they felt their pup was missing out, bys table crumbs. the truck offers raw food... and it's all human grade... meaning if you really wanted to... you could take a bite too. here's the kicker... they also offer canine craft beer to wash it down./// 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
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different )) ((denise valdez)) >> what community leaders say is most important... as the final details are ironed out./// ((mauricio marin)) a special anniversary is happening at mccarran airport. i'm mauricio marin... coming up.. i'll take you inside this 777... to see why demand is growing to get a seat to vegas./// i'm paul joncich... in for dave tonight. it seems like yesterday we were sitting in extreme heat... but fall is finally here.. and so is the cooler weather. ((denise valdez)) >> and what better way to enjoy it.. than by stepping outside. tedd found the perfect hangout. he joins us know from the life is beautiful festival change clark county public education through the new reorganization law. it's a huge undertaking that must be ready in ten months.