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winds will be picking up rain showers are. winds will be out of the southwest between 10 and 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph within and take a look at this-- here's video of the conditions all across the valley in these past 24 hours. we saw thick clouds, rain and even snow up on the mountains! today, pack that umbrella because rain is in the forecast all-day today. when you combine that fog with the rain...
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there were dozens of accidents all over town yesterday...even late into the night. stay safe on the roads today! and a reminder too... send us your pictures and videos of the weather in your neighborhood! email them to i-contribute or post them on our facebook, and you might see them on air! taking a live look at mccarran-- flights are back on schedule! things hiccuped yesterday because of all that rain... not only delaying flights...but also canceling some. the average delay was about 4 hours for incoming flights. here's what it looked the lines looked like just before midnight. some passengers were stranded for hours, after their flights were cancelled! angela guerrero flight delayed 11.01.50.00 "i actually went and played some cards at one of the local casinos and got a massage. you know it is a 12-hour wait." mccarran says yesterday is actually one of the busiest days of the whole year because it's the day before c-e-s kicks off. explosions wake people
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watch their stuff simply go up in flames. overnight-- a fire tore through a storage facility. action news reporter parker collins is live near sahara and lamb. parker-- this was a tough one for firefighters... right? that's right. see all this stuff? it was out in the rain all morning. well it was inside these units. firefighters had to cut through about two dozen units just to find the fire. each time... they had no idea what was inside. incredibly dangerous... i mean one firefighter told me he found a propane tank in one unit! now... people have to come and deal with the damage. izabeth martinez, witness 4:01:18-4:01:24 "i seen flames come out of there and i seen the fire truck come in and the ambulance come in." amazingly... firefighters got the fire under control in just half an hour.
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channel thirteen action news. a homeowner comes face to face with an armed intruder... but it was the homeowner who fired the first shot.. now police are searching for the burglar. officers say monday night, the man got into the home near deer springs and decatur, through the window. he was masked and armed with a hammer, but homeowner joey imerti says he had his rifle ready for him. ((joey imerti, victim home invasion, 2128) "i told him freeze dont move and after he wasn't shooting to kill that's why i aimed down." imerti says he saw at least two men and a black challenger just before the break in. neighbors told him they saw the men hanging around the house all day. imerti says they even rang the doorbell for at least 10 minutes before going in. breaking news from our nation's capitol-- the white house says a preliminary analysis found north korea's claims of a successful nuclear bomb test are false!
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claimed it tested a hydrogen bomb yesterday... which then set off an earthquake in the area. if the bomb is true, it would be a big step forward for north korea's military ambitions. so far, north korea has received international condemnation against the test. we'll have much more coming up on this story at 11-30. over in oregon, it's day 5 of that standoff at a federal building. there's no end in sight... but one of the leaders...ammon bundy... says the fbi now has arrest warrents for some of the members, and that authorities are planning to raid the refuge. earlier this morning.. bundy tweeted out "dont point guns at gun, and we won't point guns back. this can still end peacefully." the fbi says they've haven't issued a warrant, and they, like local authorities, want a peaceful resolution. unfolding now, the vote to defund planned parenthood and repeal the affordable care act
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this afternoon, the republican controlled house votes on a bill which is sure to hit president obama's desk. abc's kenneth moton has the latest. < repealing president obama's signature healthcare law...stripping away federal funding for planned papanthood...the fight continues in the gop controlled congress. sot paul ryan with this bill we are standing for life....obama care doesn't work there have been more than sixty unsuccessful attempts by republicans to dismantle the affordable care act but this is sot ryan for years...repeal the battle against planned parenthood intensified months ago when anti-abortion activists claimed the women's healthcare provider was selling fetal tissue for profit. republicans insists taking action on obamacare and planned parenthood will fulfull promises to their constituents. sot kevin mccarthyhouse majority leader it is a new year and a new day....to make sure america is...again republican and democratic presidential candidates...highligh ting the november. sot chris christie no one has ever won in new jersey being pro life, so you can't be pro life, but i am. tell you what they would put in its place. (kenneth standup close) once the president vetoes this
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schedule an override vote to coincide with the january 22nd march for life event here in washington. kenneth moton, abc news washington. > it's the first day of the consumer electronics show. this event showcases new technology and gadgets. it's the biggest event to come to las vegas! action news reporter is taking us inside this morning to check out all the cool gadgets and
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some asking today, did the
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up next, a 10-year-old girl is stopped in airport security, and forced to undergo a pat down. her outraged father caught the whole thing on video. we'll tell you why she was pulled aside. all three democratic presidential candidates are in town... but they're not here to debate. find out where you can meet with one of the white house contenders next. new developments within the forecast warrants changes to the weekend! tracking the extension of rain through the weekend coming up in weather.
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blue 2016 political coverage -- all three democratic presidential candidates are in town today! senator harry reid is hosting the "battle born-battle ground... first in the west caucus dinner." the candidates hope to gain as much support here as they can...before the caucuses next month. the dinner is being held at the mgm grand tonight at 6. our crews will be inside catching all the action. but if you do want to see the candidates, they are holding events with the public. hillary clinton is hosting a townhall in anthem at noon. you just have to rsvp online. and bernie sanders is holding a rally at the tropicana at 4-45. doors open at 4. the event is free, but admission is first come first served. you can r-s-v-p online to get a ticket. speaking of bernie sanders, the candidate sat down one-on-one with good morning america today...to talk about his campaign. his says democrats need a high voter turnout to win, and says he stands the best chance at defeating a republican candidate. 1:20 - 1:35 "the issues we're...my whole life."
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large financial institutions...within his first year of office, if elected. another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate rain showers are. winds will be out of the increase to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
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mountain range, winds are expected to gust between 40 and 50 mph through today and rain. new models have come out watching a few new systems out of the pacific and have calculated a new chance for would not be a bad idea this saturday and sunday. snow potential has been common chatter throughout the weather 4500ft. the potential for light flurry action on the edges of the city are not farfetched during this time due to morning lows in the mid and upper 30s within these areas. breaking news -- an emergency landing over at
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it actually happened at 7 this morning, but we're just getting the information. the frontier airlines flight from denver to san diego was forced land... when the plane had some sort of
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no one was injured. outrage growing this midday... after a young girl is patted down by a t-s-a agent. a female t-s-a agent at raleigh- durham international airport... patted down 10-year-old vendela brainerd-payne for 2-minutes. and her father says, it was all because of a juice box in his daughter's purse. sot vendela// --- she kept doing it over and over //i was very uncomfortable - i felt like screaming invasive and really violated my daughter payne says he plans to file a complaint. but the transportation security authority says the agent did nothing wrong... and the child's bag also contained a cell phone that set off alarms. a new study out on just well-rested americans are. coming up in today's health report, find out who gets the least
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night...and tips on catching those z's. we'll be right back.
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the restaurant chain was just served a federal grand jury subpoena. it's all part of a criminal outbreak tied to a norovirus outbreak at one of its restaurants in california over the summer. 100 people got sick. the subpoena now requires chipotle to hand over documents. a new study from the centers of disease control on who's getting the least amount of sleep! turns out it's single moms! the study also found overall, women get less sleep than men. dr. jennifer ashton :38 - :47 "women are programmed...during the night." so what is your prescription for getting some shut eye? first, make sleep a priority. next, drop the guilt. if you don't finish something,
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self-medicate. and finally, try meditating for 20- minutes a day. first good morning america took the world inside a volcano, and now they're giving us a look inside a glacier. still ahead -- we're getting an exclusive look at the ground zero of global warming.
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hidden world of ice. she actually takes us inside a glacier, and shows us the devastating effects of global warming on the ice. < time now to head back to iceland -- amy is live on the glacier with them now -- script: music + aerials of volcanoes 1.5 seconds we brought you fire.... nats ginger - "oh my gosh!"//we're just getting inside that crater." 4 seconds the first ever live drone forbidding icesheets of iceland? home to a hidden world of crystal clear ice caves, glistening glaciers and dangerous crevasses -- constantly changing... nats amy traveling 4 seconds gearing up for this amazing
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expedition - 8 seconds first? trying my hand on the ice? accompanied by a handful of elite daredevil climbers? the only masters of this breathtaking domain? nats 8 seconds then by car and foot --- trekking uphill almost a mile over muddy, rocky and icy terrain...all in arctic temperatures nats amy puts on crampons and takes up ice axe 4 seconds the landscape -- dazzling --- dangerous and disappearing fast (key able graphics) 9 seconds losing an average of 11 billion tons of ice per year --- iceland is 19:30:50 sot dan morgan / vanderbilt university - "when you're talking about changing sea level you're talking about impacting a tremendous population around the world." (full screen graphics) 5 seconds including - miami's coast line? those waters.. already climbing about inch a year? 19:31:55 sot dan morgan / vanderbilt university - "you're gonna lose a lot of land there but you're also gonna lose your drinking water from other sources too." (full screen graphics) 8 seconds take
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keep rising? in two centuries scientists warn - miami be completely submerged - charleston, too - even new york city... 6 seconds so this moring? we're plunging far below europes largest glacier ---inside a glacial sinkhole (full screen 3d graphic) 11 seconds these unstable vertical tunnels can be over 32 feet wide and thousands of feet deep - for a never-before attempted > coming up at 11-30, if you use medical marijuana, there could be more locations around town for you to buy it. an important vote happens today. and taking a live look outside -- there's a chance of rain all day long. meteorologist greg bennett will have more on when exactly we can expect it. right now on action news live
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an emergency meeting today... all following that big announcement from north korea. the communist country claims they tested a nuclear, hydrogen bomb! the president lays out his new gun control plan, and it's getting a mixed reaction from gun owners here in the valley. hear their views next. and take a look at this -- some incredible video of fog rolling over the hills. a viewer sent us this incredible time lapse video. and taking a live look outside-- the fog has slightly cleared. but don't pack away those umbrellas just yet. hello and thanks for joining us on this second half of action news at midday, i'm dayna roselli. and i'm jessica janner. the big questions-- could we see more of that fog and rain today? let's send it on over now to meteorologist greg bennett. towards red rock and the spring mountain range, winds are expected to gust between 40 and
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valley winds will bleed into tomorrow as well with even greater chances for wide spread rain that now envelops the weekend. they are small chances but keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this saturday and sunday but you'll still want to be extra cautious driving today, because as greg said, we have chances for rain and all fog again today, and actually through the weekend! meanwhile up north... mother nature turned mount charleston into a
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look! you can see people wasted no time taking advantage of the fresh layer of powder. they were building snowmen, and sledding, and of course... just playing in the snow. "it's like a movie." "it's amazing." (butted with) "i get worried that i won't make it down the mountain, but if i have to stay up here i think that'd be a wonderful thing." in all, the mountain got a total of about 12 inches of snow from yesterday's storm. and here's a live look at lee canyon-- the resort reports they got a whopping 16-inches of snow last night! so if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, seems like a good idea to go skiing or snowboarding there. and if you do head out there, make sure to send us your pictures and videos. you can email them to i-contribute or post them on our facebook. and you just might see them on air! president obama's gun control plan is sparking debate in the
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background checks and require all gun dealers to be licensed.... while also increasing the amount of mental health records used during checks. action say it will close loopholes that allow unqualified buyers to slip through at gun shows and online. local gun store owners say stricter background checks won't prevent criminals from getting their hands on guns. 13:12:26 bob irwin, the gun store owner "there is no correlation where the background checks prevent or reduce crime." the president's actions also set aside 500-million dollars toward mental health care, and 2-hundred extra federal agents for conducting background checks. right now, the world on edge -- after north korea claimed it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. the u-n is holding an emergency meeting today. they're pledging to pursue new sanctions against the communist nation. on state television, north korea said it's a right to defend itself from quote "evil warmongers like the united
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is at united nations headquarters in new york... where the security council is holding an emergency meeting. < sot: ban-ki-moon this act is profoundly destabilizing for regional security and seriously undermines international nonproliferation efforts. i condemn it unequivocally worldwide concerns and condemnation today - after this announcement from north korean state media... ((nats from korean tv)) claiming that a 5.1 magnitude earthquake near the county's nuclear testing facility yesterday- was caused by north korea's first successful test of a hydrogen bomb... the weapon - can be about 10-thousand times more powerful than atomic bombs - like those dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki in world war ii. nats: booom!! this would be the country's fourth time testing a nuclear weapon since 2006 - but the first time testing a thermo-nuclear weapon. the u-s immediately launched so-called "nuclear sniffer" planes to
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korea's claims are true... the results - could take months?but already many are skeptical... soundbite (english) john nilsson-wright, head of the asia programme at chatham house "the reported size of the detonation is relatively modest, comparable to the test that north korea carried out in 2013, which i think has led many experts to assume that this is in fact probably a much cruder device rather than the fully fledged hydrogen bomb." called an emergency meeting today to discuss what - if anything can be done in response. mg abc news at u-n headquarters in new york. > the friend of one of the san bernardino shooters has plead not guilty to all charges... stemming from that deadly san bernardino shooting massacre. enrique marquez's trial has now been set for february 23rd. you'll remember he was a friend of one of the shooters. he's accused of conspiring to provide material support to
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believe he bought rifles for the shooters to use during the deadly attack in san bernardino last month. vo but someone who won't be in court -- bill cosby's wife! her deposition which was scheduled for today...has been delayed. now, mrs. cosby can appeal the deposition for the civil defamation lawsuit against the legendary comedian. it's from seven women who claim cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago. here at home -- an action news update now for a new year's day murder. shawn lynn glover is now behind bars...facing murder charges. norht las vegas police say glover and the victim patrick fleming got in a fight near centennial and lamb. the fight escalated, and fleming was killed. some more medical marijuana dispensaries could be popping up in las vegas.. the city council is set to vote today on licenses for three different businesses. there are at least 4 dispensaries currently up and running in las vegas. the first one just opened back
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also up for vote -- a new bill that would require pet shops to only sell cats and dogs that come from shelters, rescues and non- profits. the goal is to find homes for the animals already in our area... and keep dogs bred in "puppy mills" out of pet stores. but shop owners say this new bill would actually kill their business. we'll keep on eye on city council, and let you know if they decide today. it's the first day of the consumer electronics show. this event showcases new technology and gadgets. it's the biggest event to come to las vegas! action news reporter is taking us inside this morning to check out all the cool gadgets and yasmeen -- thanks yasmeen -- remember
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that broke out in dubai just hours before new year's eve? before new year's eve? coming up, find out the local
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iceland-- good morning america is showing us some of the world's best ice climbers, and the conditions they have to deal with. and here's a live look at the new york stock exchange... ((ad-lib)) new developments within the forecast warrants changes to the weekend! tracking the extension of rain through the weekend coming up in weather. now to an action news update...
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food website, the daily meal, is reporting that wolfgang puck's restaurant, cut, was destroyed in the blaze. the 63-story address downtown hotel remains closed for an indefinite amount of time. wolfgang puck also has a "cut" restaurant on the strip, at the palazzo... along with many others. let's go back to to iceland-- we're getting a look at some of
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and tries to hack it like them. < just call them glacial lifesavers nats known as ice-sar - "the icelandic association for search and rescue" - they are an elite unit comprised of volunteers- nats experienced ice climbers? and true masters of this forbidding terrain? they train on icescapes like this? then descend into the depths of the coldest of climates? braving perilous weather conditions? to reach people trapped in the most intimidating of landscapes ? nats rescue? nats guides on the ice? they've counseled hollywood - too?keeping crews safe on blockbusters from star wars.. to interstellar? and game of thrones? nats movies we joined them-right in the heart of this icy wonderland nats - the plan is for me to walk up this wall... is it safe? he hesitated!!!" ready to lock and load?it's my turn...to attack the slipperly slope nats hacking into ice pulling myself up by my own weight? pics on my hands and my feet? the ice giving way beneath me nats amys climb getting a small taste of how difficult? dangerous?and exhilarating it all is? and finally-- nats amy - i
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that was amy robach reporting- overnight, a west coast wash out! el nino is transforming roads into rivers... there's been torrential rains and flooding. look at this guy paddling down the street! it's fun for some... but others are trying to wring out their belongings. everything is just soaked, and full of mud! and look here-- a roof collapsed at a san diego hotel. so it's also a pretty dangerous situaton for folks in southern california. it's been raining there
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another low pressure system and cold front moves through the valley today. mainly cloudy skies and scattered showers will be common this afternoon with rain chances actually increasing into the overnight. high temperatures will stay to the low and mid 50s but the winds will be picking up through the morning and afternoon. heavy downpours are not expected but light to moderate rain showers are. winds will be out of the southwest between 10 and 20 mph with gusts up to 25 mph within the city. by tonight, those winds increase to 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. towards red rock and the spring mountain range, winds are expected to gust between 40 and 50 mph through today and tonight. valley winds will bleed into tomorrow as well with even rain. new models have come out watching a few new systems out of the pacific and have calculated a new chance for rain that now envelops the weekend. they are small chances but keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this saturday and sunday.
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chatter throughout the weather first center. red rock still expects snow late tonight into thursday due to snow levels dropping to 4500ft. the potential for light flurry action on the edges of the city are not farfetched during this time due to morning lows in the mid and upper 30s within these areas. a jewel thief strikes again...for the sixth time in
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and now, the f-b-i is joining the hunt for this serial robber! today, we're getting a look at some new surveillance video of the suspect. take a look. here she is in that blue jacket. you see just how calm she is...as she uses keys to unlock jewelry cases. and here's the woman again...in panama city, florida. the fbi say she robs jewelry stores in outlet malls... and then ties the hands of salespeople with zipties, and forces them into backrooms. lawrence borghini/special agent, fbi :47 - :51 "they're armed...unpredictable ." authorities also believe she's had help.
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this man. meantime, a jeweler trade group is offering a 10-thousand dollar reward for any information leading to her arrest. time now is x:xx -- let's take a look at today's top stories now trending... a little girl found freezing in the cold...in the parking lot. she was dumped there... after being part of a terrifying carjacking! it all happened in new mexico. a woman had her car stolen with her daughter inside...saturday. the next morning, a police officer found the little girl sitting on a curb in a parking lot! the suspect is still on the run. the girl is home safe with her family. ake a look at this -- some beautiful, jaw-dropping ice sculptures! they're now on display in china...for the annual harbin international festival. this winter wondeland features sculptures made of ice and snow and a castle standing 167-feet tall. "for more stories trending
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and speaking of frozen -- we're not talking "frozen" on ice. that's the latest production of that's the latest production of disney on ice coming right here to the valley it actually kicks off today! meagan midkiff catch frozen fever when disney on ice presents frozen presented by stonyfield yokids organic yogurt gildes into thomas & mack center january 6 - 11, 2016 las vegas, december 21, 2015 - do you want to build a snowman? enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at disney on ice presents frozen presented by stonyfield yokids organic yogurt. be magically whisked away into the heartwarming, wintery world of arendelle, and dazzled by amazing special effects and
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sing and dance along to inspiring songs, including "let it go." join royal sisters elsa and anna, the hilarious snowman olaf, kristoff, his loyal reindeer sven and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is ultimately the most magical power of all! hosted by mickey mouse and minnie mouse, with special guest appearances by your most beloved disney princesses and characters from favorites like disneypixar's toy story, finding nemo and disney's the lion king, this disneypixar's toy story, finding nemo and disney's the lion king, this unforgettable celebration of love and friendship will leave your family with memories to
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produced by feld entertainment, disney on ice presents frozen presented by stonyfield yokids organic yogurt is performing wednesday, jan. 6 to monday, jan. 11, 2016 at thomas & mack center. show dates and times: wednesday, jan. 6, 2016: 7 p.m. thursday, jan. 7, 2016: 7:30 p.m. friday, jan.
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9, 2016: 11:30 a.m.; lowing -- north korea is being widely condemned... after the country announced a successful first hydrogen bomb test. the u-n is now pledging to pursue new sanctions against the communist nation. if the test is true, the bomb would be far more powerful than anything north carolina claims to have tested before. the fight continues in congress over repealing obamacare...because it would then strip funding for planned parenthood. there have been more than 60 unsuccessful attempts so far to dismantle the affordable care act. if the president vetoes any attempts, g-o-p leaders plan to schedule an override vote. and a fire is now out at a storage facility, near sahara
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crews say it all started in one unit. what was also especially dangerous, is one of the units contained propane tanks...which are flammable and hazardous. the cause is still under investigation. and it's the day many people have been waiting for! the consumer electronics show has begun and is well underway! companies are debuting all their latest innovations...to help make our lives easier. action news will have a crew there all day... bringing you the new devices! new models have come out watching a few new systems out of the pacific and have keeping the umbrella close would not be a bad idea this red rock still expects snow late tonight into thursday due to snow levels dropping to 4500ft. the potential for light flurry action on the edges of the city are not farfetched during this time due to morning lows in the mid and upper 30s within these areas. breaking right now-- a big announcement from metro. we've just learned officers will once again respond to non-
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they have been doing so on a limited basis for a month. here's a look at what we're working on for action news live at 3... new information about head injuries and sports... and this is even scaring researchers. what they found at 3. plus... goats lead animal control officers on a wild chase... this funny story on action news at 3 with rikki cheese. here's tonight's primetime lineup on channel 13... it starts at 8 with the middle, the goldbergs at 8-30, modern family at 9, followed by black-ish at 930. then, american crime at 10. and make sure to join us for action news live at 11. red rock yesterday, and participated in our blood drive with the american red cross. you helped save lives, and helped make las vegas a better place to live! we also want to thank our sponsors fabulous freddy's for
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card prizes, and red rock for hosting and giving out the buffet vouchers to donors. that's it for us here... the chew is up next... and be sure to watch action
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>> announcer: it's cold as heck out there. so we are bringing you the hottest winter ingredients for you've just got to eat now. two "chew" viewers are going head-to-head in a blind taste test to see who will be the lucky one to cook with carla. then, think you know what's in
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