4 to Watch: Clinton Plans Response to ‘Bigot' Comments

A look at developing and breaking news stories we're following today at NBC4


Hillary Clinton plans to respond Thursday to comments her Republican rival delivered in Nevada, including an accusation that the former Secretary of State is a "bigot."

Also today, two Southern California Olympians are back in action, National Parks visitors have another reason to celebrate and the Dodgers are looking to gain more ground on their NL West foes.

Here are 4 to Watch for Thursday Aug. 25, 2016:

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1. Clinton Responds

Hillary Clinton is set to address Donald Trump's recent attacks in a speech in Nevada on Thursday afternoon. In a speech Wednesday, the Republican candidate accused Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. NBC4's Conan Nolan will have updates.


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2. Bronze Medalists at the Beach

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross will be back in action today in the $800,000 World Series of Beach Volleyball on Alamitos Beach in Long Beach. Seven days after winning Olympic bronze medals, Walsh Jennings and Ross defeated Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Taylor Pischke, 21-16, 21-17, in 37 minutes, in their opening match on Wednesday. They'll take on Brazilians Maria Antonelli and Lili in a match set to begin at 5 p.m. today.

3. Joshua Tree for Free

Entrance to Joshua Tree National Park will be free for four days, starting today in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. The usual $20 entrance fee will be waived for the National Park Service's birthday weekend, which will feature free admission at all 412 national parks through Sunday.

4. Dodgers Go for Giant Sweep

The Dodgers are looking for a sweep of the Giants as the two rivals prepare for a sprint to the finish in the National League West. LA and San Francisco square off tonight at 7:10 p.m. with the Dodgers three games ahead of the Giants. 

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