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what a day for the olympics. >> connor fields conquering the best riders in rio today. >> we were there for all the excitement. >> reporter: well, i'll tell you thrilling. i got to watch this from the nbc newsroom not far away from the area where he went for the gold medal. we watched him at the gate. he said he smiled at the gate then went for broke. at one point he looked behind and out of nowhere he pushed the power and crossed the finish
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that you won and you're a champion. the best moments are the ones you share with the people. that was to me more special that crossing the actual finish line. my dad met us at the dance. he kept saying you did it, you did it, you did it. we wanted to hug, but there was a fence. we were just kind of holding special moment. >> reporter: it was a special moment indeed. in fact that total when i saw connor run up that hill and reach through with his fingertips and put his forehead to his dad's forehead there were no dry eyes in the field. and tomorrow, some video of this beautiful young lady. saturday will be amazing.
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competing in the women's high jump final. the event will be streamed and it will be shown on news 3 after our primetime coverage. here is her message back to people back home. >> i just want to thank everybody in las vegas who is pulling for me, that this is a great place to go. thank you, guys. >> reporter: when you keep hearing that, no matter who is from, they're so happy and proud to be from their hometown and especially when we mention las vegas. everybody is happy and proud for us that we hail from las vegas. >> word of any kind of welcome home ceremony in las vegas for them both, so we can see the hardware up closes close? >> reporter: i think that's a great idea.
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street. >> the word is put out tonight parking lot we'll let you know what we hear about it back here. >> great job covering everything so far. we know you'll be there through the closer ceremonies sundays. enjoy, my friend. >> thank you so much. >> they have been working such long hours weeks now. until they come home, probably a little after, they'll be noticing things they forgot to post. they've been posting all kinds of fun things. also online you'll be able to see these incredibly photos on the games. this is one of the many
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the olympics continue tonight in prime time with some big events: bolt goes for a triple triple. plus men's platform diving. it starts at 8 p.m. right after news at seven. a travel warning now issued for the popular tourist spot of south zika viruses effects are linked to that area alone. the total number of cases in the state, now at 36. the travel warning is issued for pregnant women, their partners and women who plea want to get pregnant. the florida governor says the
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of miami beach. >> we are requesting additional support from the cdc. we have already begun increased spraying. >> part of the plan is to ask residents and visiters to use mosquito repepsi before heading out. ken starr is stepping down from his-car profession following damage is reports on how the university handled sexual assault cases while under his leadership. he lost his job as president back in may. a review earlier this year found the nation's largest baptist university did little to respond to allegations of sexual assault involving its football players. his name and face might ring a
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tin lon lieu win ski scandal. buses crashed in newark leaving one person dead and 20 people hurt. they saw one of the buses running a related before smashing into the other one. seated. the driver of the bus ma may have run t no passengers were on that particular bus, but 19 passengers from the other bus were hurt, one person in chris condition. coming up, a convenient store trashed by a very upset woman. >> the video is shocking. and another big day for a couple of former las vegas prep
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coming up. beijing has refused to recognize an international court ruling against the sovereignty claims in the waterway. that is of concern to five other nations. avoiding the topic may prove difficult on a smith on development. >> i've that china has so many ways chosen to play loose and fast on the law. >> you can watch the full report on full measure with cheryl he at a special time this weekend.
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morning morning at 3 a.m. or dvr. how old am i. >> we know what you mean. we'll take you to jackson, florida. this woman was trashing a convenience store. the clerk tried to stop can say it was gone by the time
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we'll record a show tomorrow. coming up tonight, a new battle for donald trump. >> one thing you may not expect. the removal of maybe statues has now begun. if you're thinking about a remodel job in your home, we'll tell you about that. look outside today, you're going hey, maybe i'll get some rain this friday night. >> yes, dark clouds out there at
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let's head outside. tough to get these clouds out of here. most of that aloft. look at this picture. it could be winter. sort of hard to tell it's mid-90s to 100-degree afternoon. checked with a up ask of
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tomorrow, we'll get rolling in the upper 80s if you head out. we've been watching the situation in southwest -- [ overlapping speakers ] -- don't be surprised if we get a couple drops if it holds together. it will work its way into the county with a better chance of thunderstorms sunday and monday. we'll check in with a couple of
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high temperatures tomorrow. boulder see, 100 within. 106 degrees. in town overnight, a spring possible late. mostly sunny skies in the valley, but a chance of thunderstorms south and east of the las vegas valley. here comes your seven-day forecast. that chance increases sunday and monday. get your old shorts out this
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we want these guys to reminisce and we'll check in with andy for a billing day at the games in rio, including a couple of informant high school standouts. a lot of people have already heard of one of those people. connor fields, he cracked in the final round and had to wait four long years represent team usa today. he and nicholas made it to the men's final. he made the mostch his second trip back. in the end it was connor fields.
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congratulation to him. check this out. china. takes a shot at the pin. put it right in for a hole in one. a few holes later, a few golfers later, hole in one on the eighth hole. parks had the putter working once again. she's won a bunch majors. she put t she has a two-shot lead with 18 holes to play for gold. >> well, it will be something very special. i've felt pressure coming into this league. yesterday it feels like it's a final round of the major championship every day. tomorrow will be even tougher.
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the possibilities tomorrow and try to prepare for every -- for a lot of things. >> she's playing for south korea so that is where the medal would go, but we all snow she went to school in las vegas. and clay thompson, 2 points, 4 rebounds. knocked down three. irving had 3 points. team usa wins a low-scoring game, 82-96, play serbia for the gold medal tomorrow. u.s., 103 total medals now. the same five countries for the last week and a-half up there on the leaderboard:
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from each other once again. it should be a crazy night tomorrow night. last weekend, little leaguers won a close game costing them a trip to williamsport. ties the game 1-1. a 4-1 lead. they go on to win 5-1. still ahead, it's a rare sight at any zoo. >> we'll tell you the story behind these adorable red
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you can see when this is just rain it's pretty darn light. there could be a couple sprinkles later on, nothing more significant expected. temperatures in the lower 80s, on our way up to triple digits.
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weep keep you updated on news 3 investigators with downtown jerry brown all day tomorrow. let's leave you with a little cuteness overload. >> i like the plan. newest he additions to the potter park do in lansing, michigan. it doesn't get any cuter than this, does it? >> awww. >> tey species. one a girl, one a boy born july 7. they haven't been named yet. they're getting wellness checks to make sure animals stay healthy. >> they look like raccoons slightly larger than what you might have here. they won't enter the public exhibit until late september or early october. adorable. >> no doubt about it.
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outside earlier today it's >> a lot of people wondering what we can expect. should we have a wet weekend ahead of us? >> blubbingly we have the guy here with the answer. kevin is here. >> thank you so much. they cleared out by early afternoon:sun came out and the

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