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credited with saving the life of his handler. what he did to make sure his owner got to safety. and separated at last. hours and hours of surgery to separate two boys joined at the head ends in success. what's next for the twins who are now on their own? let's begin with breaking news. in case you missed, the house and senate passed the bill that would raise the hotel fund an nfl stadium here. >> the assembly passed the bill shortly before noon. about an hour later, the bill was passed by the state senate. it goes to the desk of governor brian sandoval. he will sign the bill right here in las vegas. >> now we're hearing from the oakland raiders. the owner of the team mark davis said i would like to thank governor sandoval, the infrastructure committee and
all have worked hard to approve this stadium. we'll have much more on this major story, including what needs to happen next to bring the raiders to las vegas. that's coming up on news 3 live at 5:00 and 6:00 and follow us on twitter and get the latest updates on facebook and news3lv.com. a power struggle is pitting a public charter school against a popular online school. the state now threatening shut down nevada connections academy, a school that houses thousands of students. >> nathan o'neal is live in the newsroom to explain how some families are fighting back. >> right. for 3,000 students, this is their reality for public school. virtual education. five families have come forward with this lawsuit to try to keep their school from getting shut down. >> don't close the school down. don't make a mistake.
from high school. a lot of people don't have the ability to have an education. don't do this. the kids can are our future. >> joe benjamin enrolled all six of his kids through the academy. his family is one of several success stories. all high-performing students. this family is one of five families trying to stop the state board that schools from shutting it down. this school has been on an improvement plan for months to boost low graduation rates. this school hovering around 35%, graduation right at the highest level when the state standard is at least 60%. >> we are we've offered to take closure off the table for the next three years. we're asking us not to fight us
agreed to that. >> the charter school authority said it's open to negotiations as long as the school agrees to benchmark that. but they say if they move forward with closing the school, it wouldn't be until the end of the school year which is in may. we'll keep you posted. nathan o'neal, news 3. >> thank you. this election has been something remarkable. just about everyone knows something about both candidates. >> yeah. whether it's donald trump's lewd remarks aboard a bus that happened ten years ago or hillary clinton's e-mails, our national correspondent shows is us what a wild ride this has been for both candidates. >> reporter: political experts say anyone watching news cycles in this election is tell talking about donald trump's comments he made years ago. but hillary clinton's continuing
expert, it gets little traction. >> in the american media, sex always trumps information. >> reporter: but with the ongoing clinton e-mail scandal, we learned that mrs. clinton's top aides brainstorm whether their candidate should joke about the use of it saying she was not tech savvy but back tracked. some say her aides were trying to craft a downplay her use of the e-mail. some say the aides thought the e-mail scandal would be over in a matter of days. >> textbook definition of sexual assault. >> it's cruel. >> reporter: still, the democrats are keeping up the steady barrage of the attacks on mr. trump. several polls show a four-way race where hillary clinton holds a substantial lead over donald
about that, he needs to say i'm all about the economy. i want to create jobs. >> reporter: with 25 days left until the election, experts say anything can happen. partly because the further leaks promised by wikileaks' founder and the vast number of undecided voters turned off by the dark tone of both campaigns. i'm jeff barn reporting. >> if this election has you pulling our hair out, you are not alone. the presidential election is a significant force of stress. it doesn't matter whether you identify as a republican or a democrat. stress levels are virtually the same. in fact, those numbers may be even higher now. the american psychological association did a survey in august. and that leads perfectly into our question of the day. what do you think?
in. a pair of teens in australia are arrested after police say they were planning a terrorist attack. here's more details from the terrorism alert desk. >> i'm michelle marsh. isis has stopped the plan revolt against their rule in mosul. the group executed 58 people who they suspected of taking part in it. they wanted to weaken isis's defense of mosul in the upcoming fi t and the iraqi army is starting to fortify around mosul ahead of that offensive. the operation to retake mosul is expected to be the most complex yet for iraqi forces backed by u.s.-led coalition airpower. in australia, two 16-year-olds have been charged with plotting a terrorist attack. police say they are linked to isis. the two were arrested in the suburb of sydney. from the terrorism alert desk,
federal investigators blame emotional distress for a dead lid car crash during an oklahoma state university homecoming parade. the ntsb says chambers killed four people and injured dozens more when she she -- she slammed into spectators. coworkers say she was very upset about something the minutes before the crash. that leads investigators to believe that emotions contributed to theol drinking trend that's sweeping college campuses across the country. >> it's called drunk-orexia. it involves fasting to increase intoxication. here's more. >> reporter: drunk-orexia. college students i talked to
but do know people doing it. >> they talk about all of the crazy parties and how drunk people get, passed out and stuff like that. >> reporter: off camera, students told me it is common in order to get a cheaper, faster drunk. they will skip eating before drinking. >> normal things, i guess, that aren't shouldn't be normal but they are. >> reporter: one student told me most students don't drink casually. most drink to get black-out it's a new drinking culture. but some students say it's scary. >> for some partiers, freshmen, they don't really know what it's like and they kind of like socialize themselves to thinking that's okay and it's acceptable. >> you don't control what you are doing, it takes away your made. you don't think too well j. the other side of drunk-orexia is skipping meals or working out
avoid gaining weight. and it affects just as many men as women. as many as 80% of heavy college drinkers are starving themselves, restricting calories or over-exercising. >> doctors say the practice robs the body of vitamins and that can lead to nerve or brain damage. well, a scuba dr a brush with a great white shark. it's all caught on tape. the man was doing a cave dive in the gulf of mexico. in this case, a great white leaped out of the water to grab some bait and the diver managed to escape without a scratch, which is very good news. i wouldn't do that. they are so brave. way too close for comfort.
through his mind? i can't believe what happened. [laughter] >> he probably saw his whole life flash in front of him. the state department says after november 1st, it won't last passport and visa applicants wear glasses in their passport pictures. it says the change will eliminate the glare and shadows that sometimes lead to delays in processing paperwork. last year, poor quality slowed down the process of more than 0, the department of transportation is now banning samsung galaxy note 7 phones on airline flights. this ban was issued under an emergency order. it says phones may not be carried on board or packed in checked bags on flights to or from the u.s. or even within the u.s. the phones also can't be shipped as air cargo. passengers caught trying to bring the phone on the plane will have it confiscated.
a father in desperate need of a kidney gets one thanks to the efforts of his daughter. >> what she was able to do that gave her dad a new lease on life. and an animal refuge gets a lot of new dogs. their efforts to make sure more than 70 great danes have forever homes. a bunch of weather taking aim at the west coast.
breaking news just in. a teenaged girl is in custody after bringing a gun to her local high school. officers recovered the handgun at mohave high school before 11:30 this morning. no one was hurt. let's talk about the good stuff. we shine a light on people doing >> jeff charters was told that locating a matching donor could take years. >> but it took his daughter only one day to find someone through facebook. >> it was very scary. >> reporter: scary, not knowing if he would wake up the next day. his kidneys were failing. after months of dialysis, three days a week, four hours per day. his family went with him as they
an often three to five-year wait. his daughter, kim charters, wasn't going to allow that. >> i was just sitting there and i was like that's not happening. i was like i can find something. >> reporter: so she turned to facebook. on april 7th, kim started find jeff charters a kidney. she reached out to everyone she knew to get the word out. >> i probably had maybe 20 to 30 people actually messaging me and asking meow >> reporter: out of those people, they just needed one. little did they know, that one had messaged kim. the very day the social media search started. what happened next, jeff can only describe as a miracle. his wish granted, in an airport. >> me and my wife just hugged and we were crying.
>> charter says because of the donation, he will be able to spend more time with his family and enjoy life. a very rare operation to separate twin brothers conjoined at the head is a success. >> we're so happy to tell you about this. 13-month-old aniasa and jadon are living apart for the first time after this remarkable operation. they were born sharing a small part of their brain tissue. after 16 hours of surgery, the boys were separated. individual surgeries. jadon was the first to finish his own surgery. he was wheeled out of the operating room shortly before 8:00 this morning. >> ideally, to have boat children come out without neurological issues. one has to be realistic. you cannot separate two brains particularly if there's fusion without the potential risk of something happening. >> anias needed more surgery to
more than 20 professionals took part in the surgery. a non-profit organization is stepping in to help a dog breeder take care of his great danes. there are 73 of them. >> oh! >> the dog breeder in florida became sick and could no longer care for the dogs. so the animal refuge brought them to their facility to take care of them while they look for forever homes. the good news, the refuge says they will have a wait list of four to five people for the 73 great danes. >> when they heard that we had 73 of them, it completely blew up our facebook and telephones and it actually shorted out our website for a short time. >> the animal refuge says they are taking time to go through each adoption application with care to make sure they select the best homes for those great danes. they also hope to get a couple of donations to help pay for the medical costs. another dog story.
springfield, missouri. according to the dog's owner, she fell asleep on her computer chair when the fire started. her service dog woke her up by barking. thanks to queeny she was able to escape and call 911. all of this happened while her husband was not at home at the time. >> that's really the only thing that matters. the rest of it is material stuff. it's just -- you know, it's a house. it's stuff in a hoe. she is still here. that's all i really care about. >> fire officials say it's a good thing the dog was there to alert the owner but also serves as a reminder to get fire alarms checked and replace the batteries if necessary. after an eight-year be a sense from standup, this comedian has signed a megadeal with netflix. that's according to the hollywood reporter. they say chris rock will be paid a record-breaking $40 million
that's more than an a-list comedian, jerry seinfeld and amy schumer have ever commanded. he will record his first show in 2017 and follow it up with a world tour. it's up clear when the second show will be taped. couples will soon be able to get married in disney world in florida for the first time. starting in january, couples can get married in front of cinderella's couple after dark once the park has closed to the public. following the ceremony, the newlyweds and their guests can celebrate with a reception in fantasyland. this hotel magic will cost a minimum of $180,000. quite a wedding to go to. does it come complete with the whole carriage and horses? >> it better. >> it better for that price tag. we want to hear from you.
party you've been to? join the conversation by liking our page. time now for a look at what's ahead at 5:00. we're less than a week away from the final presidential debate set to take place here in the valley. but will the national spotlight shine too brightly for local businesses? and what started out as a noise complaint goes viral online after a group of break into dance. the reason behind the impromptu performance and more video of the performance. there they go. it took a while to get started. we'll have more of this and a check of your traffic tonight on news 3 live at fock. an amazing view of hurricane nicole over bermuda. nasa astronauts recorded this video on thursday. the iss was in orbit 252 miles
time. nicole passed over bermuda and . a few minutes ago we were talking about what you should do here in southern nevada. i say enjoy the park, kite flying. >> will it be too windy? >> did you bring kites with you? >> i did not. >> or you can get on the >> it will be a little bit turbulent as the winds are expected to increase especially on sunday into monday. although there will be some wind tomorrow. let's head on out. we have clouds we're dealing with, too. these are high, thin clouds. no the -- not a huge deal. we've had those clouds that look like flying spassers. the lake is a little bumpy out there. lake mead parkway and warm
gust of 41. humidity at 7%. next stop down to mountain's edge where they've had a gust to 32. temporary reprieve with a 5-mile-an-hour breeze. and fort apache, have had a gust of 30. 91 degrees and 9%. winds are drying out the air which was dry to begin with. blowing at 20 at sam boyd stadium. they are now at 12. they've had a gust of 35 down there. we increase and tail down and then fire back up tomorrow. boulder city is blowing at 14. your saturday, 70s on your way up to the mid-80s at lunchtime and upper 80s by 5:00. a lot of sunshine but it's the wind that will be the weather headline. again, it backs off during the morning and then it steadily
over 30 and 40 tomorrow. stronger on sunday and monday. so we've got the clouds coming in. look at the sierra. you can draw a line right there. the clouds have a tough time getting past the mountains. they are slurping up all of the moisture. if you drive over the mountains, they have the greenery on the west side. the east side not quite as lovely. punch number two, as it drives in, that's the one that's gonna kick up the stronger number one, having impacted reno. they are at 55. we're at 92 at the airport. phoenix, 95. high temperatures tomorrow, salt lake at 76. near 70 along the california coast. for southern nevada overnight, indian springs, 60. 69 in boulder city. high temperatures for your saturday afternoon, 83 in sandy valley. 92 in the moapa valley. death valley, 3499.
our valley, a couple of gusts expected over 30 miles an hour. tomorrow, look for a high of 89. winds 10, 20 early and then 15, 30 with stronger gusts in the afternoon. that's what will make the lake choppy. water temperature down to 73. we do expect stronger winds at the higher elevations. mount charleston like today will most likely experience gusts over 40 miles per hour. seven-day forecast and those stronger winds sunday and monday, a few of the wind-favored neighborhoods over 40. they will start to back off monday afternoon and by tuesday, a chance to put the kite away until wednesday. [laughter] >> breezy again. not unusual with these transitional seasons. >> i have to tell you, i'm loving the weather, especially when i woke up this morning. gorgeous. so nice. >> when you read about your friends at home dealing with an ice storm and you are walking outside in shorts, you are gonna
>> might be time for a couple of selfies. thank you, kevin. >> sure. finally, dessert before dinner is not usually a good idea but maybe today the rules can change. it's national dessert day. feel free to dive in head first to celebrate. maybe you want to stop by a local bakery, chocolate shop, even try out a new recipe at home. no one is claiming responsibility for this. but that doesn't stop then. indulge. >> nobody is claiming jim childs: one of the ways criminals avoid background checks is by going online and connecting with strangers to buy
guns. as someone in law enforcement, i think that's dangerous. millions of guns are sold through websites like this, most with no background checks, no questions asked. the law requires background checks in gun stores; why don't we require them online? a few clicks of the mouse, now a bad guy is armed - and potentially dangerous.
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