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the democratic candidate is healthy and fit to serve as president. just about an hour ago, the clinton campaign released her medical information. it says her physical exam was morm normal and she is in excellent mental condition. she is expected to return to the campaign trail tomorrow. this news comes as her husband bill clinton spent this early afternoon campaigning here in las vegas. >> marie: news 3's craig fiegener was at the event and has more on bill clinton's message. >> craig: former president bill clinton did campaign on behalf of hillary clinton who is still the college of southern nevada. he knew of course he was speaking to a college crowd and much of his messaging was tailor made to this type of audience. one of the statements he made, telling people, quote, we this reyoungest, most diverse democracy in the world. that's our meal ticket to the future. he also spoke about education. president clinton campaigning in southern nevada on behalf of hillary clinton who was supposed to be here but, obviously, is not, can't be. he spoke to the college of
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including the differences between donald trump and hillary clinton. he also talked about immigration. that's been another hot-button issue and education. on the topic of immigration here is one of the campaign messages he spoke of this morning. >> all i can tell you is, the worst thing we could do is try to break up 11 million people and send them home. and it would cost a hundred billion dollars by the time we got it done. [ cheering ] and the worst thing we could do is spend that kind of money on a wall. it would be better spent on bridges. and roads and airports. >> reporter: former president bill clinton campaigning on behalf of hillary clinton who was supposed to be here in southern nevada today. another message that he talked about and, of course, this hits home here at csn was about in state college and universities for people who for whatever
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plan, campaign plan, that families making up to $125,000 a year would be able to attend in-state colleges and universities tuition free. and, again, this is a big part of her campaign as education is concerned. one that many people feel was started in a large way by senator sanders in the democratic primary. i'm craig fiegener reporting from the campus of csn, news 3. >> reed: thank you. new at 3:00, there is a new cnn-orc poll that shows donald trump is gaining in battleground states including here in nevada. he is gaining among likely voters in ohio. he leads 46-41 percent over hillary clinton. he also holds a narrow lead in florida at 47-44. in a monmouth university poll, donald trump leads clinton here in nevada 44-42 percent. all of the polls show a tight race is brewing in the race for the white house.
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staying in a converted room. firefighters say the mattress the man was sleeping on went up in flames quickly. >> reed: that fire started right before 7:00 this morning near a neighborhood just off eastern and washington. news 3's antonio castelan joins us live outside that home. they say the mattress went up quickly. why did it start on fire in the first place? >> reed: investigators say -- >> reporter: investigators say this is an electrical fire. fi actually a man was staying in the room that used to be used for storage. las vegas firefighters say shortly after 7:00 this morning they received 911 calls. the blaze was spotted in a back room at a home near eastern and washington. neighbors actually doused the flames with their water hoses and got people in the main house out. investigators tell us the man who was staying in the room was homeless and was allowed to live there. the owners say the man would do
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over 50 percent of his body was burned. the victim died the way to the hospital. las vegas fire and rescue tells us electrical related fires are the second leading cause of fires in las vegas. >> a lot of combustible items in there. but he had extension cords plugged in to other extension cords with large appliances plugged in to them. >> reporter: firefighters say if there was a smoke alarm inside that converted died could have survived. tonight at 6:00, we will hear from the heroes who doused the flames and got people out of this home. reporting live, antonio castelan, news 3. >> reed: thank you for that update. >> marie: we have breaking news now. police in florida say they have made an arrest in connection to this arson at a mosque attended by the orlando shooter night club. the fire happened sunday in the surveillance video shows someone
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moments before the fire started. at this point it's not known whether the person just arrested is the same one in that video. a 29-year-old local woman who admitted to driving drunk and killing a man after two previous dui convictions will spend at least five years behind bars. a judge sentenced joanna to 20 years. she'll be eligible for parole after five. she pleaded guilty to the june 11th crash that killed the intersection of west charleston and north buffalo. family members including his widow spoke during sentencing. >> she needs to use lies the system as it hasn't been utilized before and rehabilitate herself. beaver allow her or anyone like her back on the street.
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>> the family says they do not believe justice was served but they'll focus on healing. >> reed: after developing rapidly along the florida coastline tropical storm julia is moving across the southeast part of the country. >> marie: it's bringing a lot of strong winds and rain. jay gray went to florida. >> reporter: trop ka storm julia formed in hours over land along florida's east coast. rare but no less powerful. snapping spawning tornados, leaving damage and heavy rain across florida before continuing a destructive march up the coast. >> julia packed a punch last night around 5:00 a.m. i could hear the wind howling outside of my house. and it was pretty intense. >> reporter: rain continues to be the most serious threat from the storm. the morning commute in charleston was soektd and more than -- soaked and more than 6 million people under flash flood
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of rain or more. that rain is expected to continue along the path of the system through the end of the week. jay gray, nbc news. >> marie: coming up, a man rescued from his car. >> reed: it really wasn't the usual rescue. why crews came out just in the neck of time. >> marie: we have an odd side story to a presidential assassination attempt. how one person used that to try to fool the world. coming up in the video va start this morning. i'm talking lows in the 50s and
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ed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
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>> marie: a 78-year-old greek man is alive despite spending five days trapped in his car. he ran off the road while driving to athens. rescue crews had to cut through his car to get to the victim but they say he suffered only minor injuries from the crash. he was tough to find because his car is in a densely vegetated gorge. that man fortunate to be spotted
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>> reed: a typical shopping trip is anything but for this woman in new jersey. she was getting ready to leave when all of a sudden something inside her purse explodes. look at that. as it turns out it was a battery for her vaporizer. the woman who owns the purse is now coming after the maker of the vaporizer saying they should have to pay for a new purse and its contents. it looks like it's a louis purse. she hopes the story serve as a warning to others who between the ncaa and north carolina. >> marie: another big name pulls their big event now. who is saying no to championship games in the tarhill state? she wants to hurt me. and the [ bleep ] don't even know me. >> reed: whoa! tough talk. a woman who had her purse stolen from her own hands has some pretty harsh words for the criminal. hear what else she had to say. >> marie: also did you hear about the olympic breach? u.s. athletes the victim of a
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we are one nation under god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible
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>> reed: former president jimmy carter is lending his opinion of the presidential race between hillary clinton and donald trump. >> marie: he says he wants to ask the candidate as few questions in the upcoming debate himself. president carter and his wife were front and center at the carter center in atlanta last night for an annual q & a with the public. he says his questions towards the candidates would be about things they haven't touched on in their campaigns. >> i would see how feels about peace and human rights. i think it would be an embarrassing question to them because they haven't talked about that during the campaign. >> marie: president carter also talked about his recovery from cancer. he says he plans to release another book. it would be the 30th he has written. >> reed: new at 3:00, the fallout continues between ncaa and north carolina over the state's controversial lgbt bill. the atlantic coast conference says they are pulling their championship games out of the
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supposed to happen in north carolina. they have not said where those events will go. acc officials did confirm that north carolina will have the chance to host championship events in the future. >> marie: well an 86-year-old woman who was robbed outside her apartment in broad daylight is getting justice after police arrest a suspect. but the victim was a few choice words for the suspect too. >> i hope that they beat the [ bleep ] in the women in prison >> some people might say that's harsh. >> well so what. what she did to me was even worse! >> marie: well you do not mess with bernice stark huh? here is what happened. she had someone snatch her purse from her hands over the weekend. tuesday new york police arrested a woman in connection to the crime. the woman suspected says she is innocent and did not steal that purse. officers broad bernice over $100
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she lost. polar barz cross the arctic are particularly vulnerable to the yearly decline of sea ice according to researchers at the university of washington. 19 separate polar bear sub populations live throughout the arctic region where they rely on sea ice for activities like hunting, traveling and breeding fpg the trend toward earlier sea ice melts in the spring and later ice growth from the fall negative impacts the bears. >> reed: netflix versus internet service providers. the streaming service is asking the fcc to push companies to end the practice of data cast. that's when companies like comcast and time warner offer you with plans with data limits. netflix claims data limited plans discourage people from using broadband. they say the plans are unreasonable and unfair. >> marie: let's talk about weather now.
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u >> reed: can you talk about your new family member on air. she adopted an animal which marie and i are big fans of. >> chloe: i will post a picture. nimbus is his name. he is a gray cat. get it? gray cloud. i'll post a picture in a little bit. but, you know, many of you guys woke up this morning and thought it's cold. and we started off very chilly this morning temperature wise. 50s and 60s. i'm not even lying about the look at that. 59 degrees for summerlin. i think it says 59. i don't have my glasses on. yes 59 for summerlin. low 50s for blue diamond and the rest of our neighborhoods mostly in the 60s this morning is how we started off. we warmed up quite a bit since then but temperatures are below normal for this time of year. right now lingering in the low 80s for summerlin. we're still in the 70s for blue diamond all the way on the east side of town. 89 for the current temperature. and 87 for southeast. winds are much calmer today
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good news there. we're coming in around 60 degrees mount charleston in the mid-80s for lake mead and 82 for pahrump at the moment. of course a beautiful wednesday. look at that. almost looks like a picture outside. but that's our live look in vegas. enjoy the weather at least while it stays like this. we're going see dry conditions over southern nevada continue for the next few days. you can see just to the north of us this area of low pressure continuing to move east and out of our area. we mention tropical storm julia. you can see moving around carolinas at the moment. you can see the movement right there from this tropical storm bringing sustained winds right around 40 miles an hour. update on that. we'll lock at what we're expecting for our weather pattern next few days. actually warming is anticipated. no major storms headed in our direction. we're looking forward to increase in temperatures over the next several days. it's still going to be in the cool night overnight tonight. looking at lows in the 60s for the las vegas valley. you can see temperatures just slightly below normal for this
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midnight but nothing as severe as what we saw last couple of days. a closer look at the regional temperatures. 67 degrees for lake mead. looking at low 60s for overton. 41 degrees on the mountain. 52 pahrump. highs tomorrow will be a few degrees warmer compared to our numbers today. 86 degrees on tap for indian springs. low 90s primm. 87 degrees for sandy valley. in las vegas it's going be another gorgeous day. if you are lucky enough to get time to enjoy the outdoors. we're only going to hit 90 five degrees below normal for this time of year. looking at wall-to-wall sunshine. not just for tomorrow but the next several days. and the warming trend will continue all the way through the weekend with temperatures well above normal monday and tuesday. only dipping back down just slightly by next wednesday. overall wall-to-wall sunshine. >> reed: we'll take it. thanks chloe. welcome back. not one. not two. but four sets of twins in one
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it pretty difficult for their teacher. all in a good way though. >> reed: self-driving cars have arrived. only a select few. how those who want to see the
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>> reed: some students are seeing double this school year four times over. >> marie: before we do the math, jessie horn will do it for you and he'll explain there are four sets of twins in a class of just 8050th graders at a wisconsin middle school. >> kind of interesting. >> yeah.
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in the fifth grade. identical twins jake and jonah, fraternal twins ethan and isaac, and ephraim and ian, and twin brother and sister dylan and dalton michaels. >> i think that twins not always but tend to have a connection that maybe other siblings don't quite have. >> reporter: their mothers know, being the parent of twins is a bit different. >> my twins, when they own language. communicating to each other and they would make weird noises and go do the same thing. it would be really weird. >> reporter: the four sets of twins have known each other since preschool. even though they're twins there are differences between them. for instance, there can be competition between the twins. especially when one says he's better at... >> football, baseball and basketball. >> reporter: you do better than him. >> oh! yeah right. >> reporter: or even with
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bracelets then we just started collecting them. >> reporter: even those who were born just one minute apart. >> he always says he gets the ball first because he is younger than me. >> reporter: while these eight fifth graders prepare to answer many questions this years there one big question shmight ask the moms of the twins. >> what's in the water? [ laughter ] >> reed: something was in he water at my house. we have tw you were saying at the elementary school where the boys go there are a lot of twins there. >> reed: it's kind of fun. we say twins. twins. we're on twin watch 2016. self-driving cars are starting to become more common. >> marie: the newest city to add these cars is pittsburgh. uber rolled out driverless cars. right now the only people who can ride them are those who accept invitation via email.
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seven lasers. we say driverless cars but there is a safety driver behind the wheel just because of an emergency. pittsburgh is the first city where uber is offering the self-driving cars. >> reed: catching a home run is a once in a lifetime chance especially when that home run is history. rob jordan and a big red sox fan caught david ortiz's 536th career home run. that tied mickey mantle for 17th on the all-time list. jordan asked to as a result jordan now has a signed baseball bat on top of his historic home run baseball. not a bad gift for an excited fan. hopefully you won't see it pop up on ebay. >> marie: those mementos got to be worth a lot of money. but he seems like a fan so perhaps will hold on to it. apples are fruit but don't tell that to some people in wisconsin. >> reed: why one store says they keep getting calls that have nothing to do with one type
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>> marie: plus a mother is reunited with a special memento from her son who gave his life
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us. jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole,
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>> reed: right now on "news 3 live at 3:30," the power of social media. both candidates using facebook and twit aer lot. well there's an impact here. but is it big enough that it could decide on who gets into the white house. >> marie: aging eyes. a new procedure could mean millions of people of won't need eyeglasses. the simple surgery >> projectors, eye ipads, ipods. took a stink from my studio. >> a man hits the same home multiple times. what else he stole that had the homeowners fuming. >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. >> marie: bill clinton is here in las vegas in place of hillary clinton. their daughter chelsea clinton also hitting the campaign trail. >> reed: she spoke in north

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