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know who destroyed naked trump. good evening, everyone. i'm reed cowan. >> i'm jim snyder. it's gotta be one of the most interesting lead sentences of a newscast in a while. the controversial sculpture of donald trump was set off in a parking lot off fremont and 6th. it's our top story at 6:00. news 3's kelsey shops is live -- thomas is live with more. and you've been talking about the artist who made it and he said he's not surprised. >> repor t this is all that's left, a pedestal with two pink feet. >> i'm not too surprised but i'm disgusted. >> reporter: someone has destroyed naked trump. >> i poured my heart and soul into it and unfortunately, some people have absolutely no respect. >> reporter: ginger monroe's four months of hard work only lasted a couple of days in a downtown las vegasful near the
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and saw him on his back. >> reporter: she's surprised to see the gop presidential candidate knocked down and down and sprayed with graffiti. a very serious and very naked-looking trump which is whisked away on a golf cart. >> just because this was depicting somebody in the nude form, doesn't mean it's not art. >> reporter: the life-sized statue was destroyed at a festival that celebrates art. >> it's tragic that we can't have nice things. >> reporter: ginger may be on to something. we've seen public art in las vegas destroyed time and time again. the lion and crocodiles at a busy intersection, stolen. the magic mountain display, vandalized and part of the lock
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now trump. the big question is who destroyed his naked likeness? >> i would have a message for them but i'm sure it wouldn't be received too well because their lack of intelligence is shown here. so my message is good job, idiots. >> reporter: ginger says the statue is not repairable. i asked him if he will making a new one, he said this is not the last you will be trump. reporting live in downtown las vegas next to the life is beautiful festival, kelsey thomas, news 3. >> all right. thank you for that. the tab so far for cleaning up the mercury spill at walter johnson high school, $16,000. the clark county school district is paying for it. the 13,000 for decontaminating, another 3 grand for field techs. the mercury spill shut down the campus for almost a week.
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it to the school. interaction between employees and customers gets lost in the translation. this caused a rant. antonio castelan is live outside the store where it happened. what led to these two women we're about to see arguing? >> reporter: reed, it was all over not speaking english. one of the employees told a customer, he doesn't speak english and she told him to go back to mexico. well, another customer heard that and sheo that was unacceptable behavior. >> you are cheap labor. >> i wish you would. >> goodbye. you are cheap labor. >> are witnessing a verbal confrontation between two women at a central valley clothing store. the argument happened at the fallas peredes earlier this week. >> they use you guys for a lot of stuff.
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>> reporter: isabel santos is the woman seen having the argument with the woman on the right of your screen. she said the argument erupted after the woman got angry at her store employee who did not speak english. we spoke with isabel santos over the phone. >> started insulting him. how is it possible that you don't speak english? we're so tired of you dirty mexicans. that's why our country is what it is. >> reporter: santos decided to step in. i -- i'm very -- i have this hatred towards racism. if it would have been the other way around, i would have defended her as well. >> we showed the video to fallas peredes customers. eleanor stood in shock as she watched. >> i don't think there should be a reason why she would be upset about that. go to somebody different. that's ignore rant. >> reporter: paul jones feels
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there are people who can speak english. >> reporter: the store had no comment. isabel santos says she wants the message out there that we all need to get along. reed? >> agreed. antonio, thank you so much. the man accused of killing the husband and wife who were helping him out will stay in jail. the judge refused bail for him. he's charged with killing robin and kelly naples. they were helping him getac the couple was found dead in their apartment near tropicana and paradise on tuesday. it's been a full day of cleanup after a shopping center caught fire overnight. six businesses were damaged when flames spread through the complex just before 3:00 a.m. it happened at twin lakes plaza. it's at rancho and washington. news 3's denise rosch is there live and firefighters ran into a problem fighting this one. >> reporter: yeah. one problem dealt with how the center is built and i will have
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here. five of the businesses now boarded up. the one that's not has a sign posted on the door here asking for your apologies for the dust. the cause of the fire is under investigation. but we got an inside look right after the flames were put out. erma brown nopes this center better than anybody. the owner of a touch of it elegance beauty salon, she's been in this location 30 years. room. and the tv was placed right here. >> reporter: now, walking through the rubble after an early-morning fire destroyed her business and five others. >> they said it started at the chiropractor and went up in the roof and the wind blew it over here. this seems like this building here got the worse smoke. got the worse burnt. >> reporter: the fire started before 3:00 friday morning and
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and third alarm. additional manpower after a problem was found. one roof built on an existing roof. >> that's where the fire was. it was sandwiched in between the two roofs. you couldn't get the water on the fire unless you ripped it down from below which is more difficult than ripping it up from the top. >> reporter: adriana is a cook at fully based tacos. sheai started out with taco trucks was just taking off with a brick and mortar location. now it's gone. >> things happen for a reason. heavenly father knows the best for us. i'm pretty sure once this is remodeled, this will be better. meanwhile, it's sad. >> while investigators look for a cause and contractors begin boarding up, talk around the center focuses on rebuilding.
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and as for that roof on roof construction, we wanted to know if that's even legal. but unfortunately, the city building department is closed on fridays. so we'll have to be checking back with that next week. damage here is listed at about $500,000. reporting live, i'm denise rosch for news 3. back to you. >> thank you. in november, you will be asked to dec w marijuana should be legalized here in nevada. >> that's right. one group actually comes forward with its reasons on why you should vote -- should vote no and you will be seeing the message in your mailbox. >> reporter: and i'm gerard ramalho live downtown where "life is beautiful" is just getting underway. conditions have relaxed but we might not be completely done
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forecast for the weekend and beyond -- coming up. also ahead, disturbing video released by the family of the man shot and killed by police in charlotte, north carolina as protesters demand police release their official video of what hahapppp
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uding with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me. i want to be unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats to make sure rape kits were administered 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
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why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress? dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. well, with roughly six weeks until election day, the battle of the ballot is heating up as nevada voters decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana. as nathan o'neal reports, this initiative is now seeing its first organized opposition. >> reporter: a passionate round table rallying the truth. the goal to stop the
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>> just because we don't have the statisticses doesn't mean it's safe. >> reporter: news 3 given inside access. >> we believe when nevada voters are educated, they are gonna reject legalizing and commercializing a retail drug. >> reporter: opponents of recreational marijuana are hitting hard because they say if it looks like this, it's dangerous for children. the no on 2 campaign planning a in the leadup to election day. >> educating about what's happened in colorado and why the promises in nevada will not be forthcoming if it's passed. >> reporter: opponents say it's dangerous. supporters say nevada is ready. >> let's bring it out in the open. let's tax it. let's test it. it's regulate it. >> reporter: this state senator has a strain of pot named after him. he's working on a
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insiders say it will be a close race. >> i think it will win. >> reporter: as undisclosed amounts of campaign money pour in on both sides of the issue. >> i believe our reports will show that virtually all of our money will be from businesses and individuals in nevada. >> reporter: a fight that will rage on until the final vote is cast. the life lifeba beautiful festival is underway. >> it's already getting packed down there. we want to get to gerard ramalho down there in the middle of the crowd. a lot of fun, gerard? >> reporter: yeah, it is a lot of fun, gym. all you have to do is navigate all of the detours. they have about 17 blocks here downtown. all cordoned off, shut down to through traffic. you have to do a lot of walking. be prepared for that. so we've got the main gate
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if you pan over aer to the right, you will see that the festival continues out here and it's really pretty much a carnival atmosphere. this is the fourth year of the festival by the way. it combines three things we're told. organizers say people who come here will enjoy art, they will enjoy food and, of course, they will enjoy music. now, musically, they say there's a little something for everyone. from hip-hop to pot, even electric dance music. a couple of the b mumford & sons and james addiction. but there are dozens of other groups performing. the weather, of course, has cooperated very nicely. great time to have an outdoor festival. we did speak to a couple of fans as they were just arriving. as it turns out, both had actually been here prior to today's event and -- and in previous years. they said they were looking forward to it. >> all of the bands that are here are really awesome. the food is awesome. the people are awesome.
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a lot of vegas people. it's a great time. >> get excited. everybody here is nice and welcoming. >> come positive and happy. >> did we lose gerard? >> i think he went to the food stand. >> reporter: hello? can you hear me? >> there you can. >> reporter: can you hear me okay? >> je. >> reporter: back out here live -- i think w s are lucky enough to have an apartment or condo here, we have some folks here on the roof, they have a bird's-eye view of the activity and they didn't even have to buy a ticket. lucky spot for them. but again, this festival will continue throughout the weekend. it's all just getting started out here tonight. i'm gerard ramalho reporting live jim and reed, back to you. >> they need to take cookies up to the people on the balcony and introduce themselves. >> why not?
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all week. road closures. we want to show you an event where this is happening. it spans 18 city blocks. >> traffic is just a mess. those red and yellow lines on the map, that's where the event is. east of las vegas boulevard out to 11th street and then from bridger on the south up to mesquite to the north. but bottom line, anywhere around downtown, you want to steer clear unless you are going down to the concert. >> that's right. and speaking of having fun, it will be nice weather f news 3 is your weather authority. >> kj has been telling us all week things got weird around here. we had some rain and winds and it would all work out. >> it comes down to timing. we're getting the winds to relax, although we may get another shot of breezy conditions late tomorrow. let's give you some recreational opportunities if the
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should be nice. relatively calm with wind expected on sunday. mount charleston will have more wind. but it will be gorgeous and cool. red rock is gonna be spectacular. temperatures in the 70s to about 80 and if you want to take a trip up the i-15, you can go to zion, love the majestic rocks up there. a couple of clouds expected. that's it. we'll check in with a couple of neighborhoods. lep and -- lake mead and nellis, 7 milan 7, 5 miles an hour. we've managed to get the winds in most valley neighborhoods back down below 10 miles an hour. i expect them to stay there down of dusts that -- gusts that exceeded 40. look at all of these neighborhoods that made it to 30 plus miles an hour today. a lot better than yesterday.
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boulder city, 30. that wind blowing around mild air. high today, 81 degrees. 10 below normal. 63 to get the day started. same neighborhood tomorrow. mid- to upper 70s at lunchtime. we'll get in the mid- to upper 80s in some neighborhoods but not too much wind expected. i think late tomorrow afternoon, maybe tomorrow evening, it will ramp up and we'll have some breezes on sunday but not nearly as strong as what we've seen this week. there is the wind bag. still blowing and raining higher elevations. utah and colorado. on the back side of it, we've got the cooler air coming down. a low pressurele working its work -- a low moving its way down. tomorrow's highs, 89 in pahrump. boulder city, 86. death valley is going back to triple digits. our valley should bottom out at 62 under a clear sky. not too much wind tonight.
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but the high warms to 87 if. if you are heading out to the lake, 91. the water temperature down to 77. it will cool quickly with these cooler morning lows. mount charleston should hit 65 after that 41-degree low and expect a little more wind up in the higher elevations. seven-day forecast, sunday might get a few breezes. 88 the high and then we're going to plateau around that the 90-degree mark wi i got to begin my day at nate elementary with the kindergarten projects. they are working on a project where they have interview the. we asked what is your favorite color? what do you like to play on the weekends? they got to ask the follow-up questions. these guys are replacing us, by the way.
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those are the first questions you asked me. favorite color, what do you like to play. >> the choices you had were a little unusual. >> i know. as always. >> thank you, kevin. ted cruz back in the political spotlight tonight. >> what he said today that never seemed possible, just a few months ago. assetlement in the data
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what
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catherine cortez says joe heck owes her an apology. it's over online remarks made by two of heck's former campaign deads.
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heck's former political director, he wrote catherine is about as mexican as i am. it's relevant when applying for scholarships. it was his misspelling if you saw the tweet. the candidate and her allies say it's a slap at her heritage. >> it not only offends me and my family but many of the -- like i said, many of the mexican-americans who have come to this country that we co and made a life for them and their family. >> my response would be i think it's unfortunate that catherine cortez has to resort to exploiting social media companies from private citizens because she has no record to run on or comes close to what joe heck has done and accomplished for nevada's families. >> he is heck's former manager. a spokesperson for the campaign said these two don't speak for the campaign and adding that we
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cortez. none of it has to do with her herty -- heritage. the trump hotel settlement has been reached. after more than 70,000 credit cards were hacked. investigators say the company knew about the preach the month after it happened but didn't notify customers until about four months later. they say a hacker got into the payment processing system. more people are getting home security cameras. >> and more peopre themselves in case an intruder makes it into their home. ahead -- more of this dramatic video of a home invasion that turned deadly. and chilling video showing the moments leading up to the deadly police shooting in charlotte. it's released now. how this footage is going to
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district attorney steve wolfson: as district attorney, i've
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guns here in nevada. but a loophole makes it easy for those same dangerous people to buy guns. they get them at gun shows and online from perfect strangers with no background checks, no questions asked. it's a dangerous loophole. closing it will save lives. let's make it harder for criminals, safer for us. yes on question 1. horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy hardy wants to raise the retirement age 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.
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woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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new emotional video surfaced showing the moments surrounding the police shooting of keith lamont and now, once again, in charlotte, north carolina, people are on the march. that shooting has sparked so much outrage in charlotte. >> this cell phone video was shot by scott's wife. you will hear what you don't see is the shooting itself. we do not know what happened before this recording started or the circumstances there at the scene, of course. here's jay gray with more or the video and we'll warn you going in it's difficult to watch. >> don't shoot him. >> reporter: after days of urging police to release body and dash-cam images, today the family shared this dramatic cell phone video of his confrontation


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