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3 sots butted "it's just another day. you just have to watch out for idiots on the road." "the traffics a lot slower, a lot of accidents." "other people are going faster than they should be and you just have to be cautious of them." run 11 live for all the headaches it causes...the people i met are definitely glad this was a quickly passing through rainstorm. live at durango and warm springs..david 13 action news. david schuman tosses to bryan callahan scene is now clear here after a two car accident in the midst of this afternoon's storm. las vegas fire and rescue said they were responding to crashes all over the city and were urging drivers to slow down. we also saw lots of accidents reported on the freeways. roads are starting to dry out now, as we haven't seen much rain in this area since around 4:30. reporting live, bryan callahan,
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we're also getting some great weather pictures on i-contribute.. including this one from our own david schuman as he walked into the parking lot before heading-out to cover the rain. we also received this picture from a viewer of the raindrops on a window. if you'd like to share your weather pictures and video.. just attack them to an email and send it to you can also use socibe sure to include the hashtag i-c 13. an action news update to a story... that is drawing opinions.... across the board!!! the man who flipped off metro officers... and was then cited..... for using an "improper hand signal" is speaking to action news... tonight! action news reporter.... gina lazara spoke with him today.... she joins us in the studio.... with what he had to say... gina... he opened up about this whole thing late this afternoon. and he has a lot to say about this. more than anything, luce is
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tonight.... he says he has no regrets after flipping off police officers. after our story aired -- many of you weighed in on facebook -- some agreeing that luce's middle finger gesture is protected by the first amendment. others calling him rude and childish. "you know what. it might have been childish but childish is not against the law. it's not against the law to express your anger. i didn't threaten him. i just expressed that to me he was a d---bag." that's just a small preview of what he told me during the interview. he admits he lost his temper, but there's one thing he told me that he says could be the key to getting the whole case thrown out. police are also weighing in on this. that interview is just getting back into our newsroom, so we'll hear their side at 11. new developments in the battle over solar power. late today - solarcity released a blunt statement, saying the puc is not being honest with nevadans. this comes just hours after las
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also pointed fingers at the puc, and saying he wants the city to do something about it. 9:46:32 07 steve ross mayor pro tem "what are we trying to tell the world? that we don't care about solar? we should be the solar capital of the world and we're going to continue to go that direction for the city of solar panels. it would essentially eliminate the upfront costs for customers. it would also attach the financing to the property so if you sell your house.. you won't have to make payments on the panels anymore. the payments are basically tacked on to the mortgage so they would transfer to the next owner. new at six.. more on the problems in a neighborhood near sahara and sloan because of squatters.. who are taking over empty homes. tonight.. we're hearing from one of the neighbors dealing with what they describe as a 'nightmare.' action news anchor jessica janner takes us inside. nats- police unlocking door
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moment.... nats- "metro police" a valley resident is faced with the harsh reality... squatters have ruined her family's property. so/nats - "police: they stole the water heater. barbara: no!" and a stolen a-c unit, nats - oh no, this is broke a broken window broken garage and broken toilet not to mention plenty of trash, and even pornography, left behind inside the home. sot - barbara: it pisses me off that someone can come in and take over someone's home. standup - and look at this. they really made themselves at home -- putting up blinds and usinig the fireplace... although incorrectly using the gas fireplace with solid fuel... tracking ash onto what once was a brand new carpet... and all this will cost money. sots - barbara: " it makes me sad --... " what's worse is the home belong's to barbara's 81 year old dad... repairs and replacements will bite into the home's profit... money the family wanted to use
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barbara's advice to other homeowners is sell your home right away or check daily on the property. jessica janner channel 13 action news. new developments on that standoff.... at a federal wildlife refuge.... in oregon. this all goes back to a fight.... that's grabbing attention.... around the country... and... it has ties right here... in our area. action news reporter..... lesley marin spoke to protestors... about why they want bundy behind bars... and... found out what clivan bundy had to say. with a large poster of cliven bundy behind them- one after another people stepped up calling for justice against the bundy militia.
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calling for the arrest of cliven bundy and his two sons. :23-:31 annette magnus, battle born progress "it is time to stand up to these bullies because that's what they are and call on the doj to come in and enforce the law once and for all" and their sentimate is felt at the state level as well. :34-:42 elliot anderson, nevada assemblyman district 15 but when is enough enough? for weeks the bundy militia has siezed a wildlife refuge building in burns, oregon. and back in 2014- nevadans witnessed an intense standoff between cliven bundy and governement agents over cattle grazing. we reached out to cliven bundy-and we're the first to tell him about today's petition. 03:20-03:23 "i guess this is all news to me" we then asked the rancher if he was worried about ever being arrested.. 00:04:54-00:05:08 cliven bundy "we always say we'll i'm not sure who the criminal is in the bundy case.. who is the criminal..and on the oregon's the same thing..who is the criminal there" but protestors say bundy
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him behind bars-- now. anenette magnus, battle born progress
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for how they dealt with with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses, just-slept-in-his-car kinda thing. yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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just days before christmas. dozens of people were rushed to and others.... were treated on- scene. nats of applause today... clark county commissioners recognized metro.... the clark county fire and u-m-c.... for their life-saving efforts. you can see the commissioners personally shaking the hands.... of all the first responders. here at action news... we also thank all those first responders for their quick action. metro says it's keeping an eye on a series of bogus calls to 911 reporting gunfire.. threats.. and even a chase. metro says officers have been called to the same home near sahara and hollywood several all because of fake information. police say it appears two men keep calling 911 on each other.. trying to get the other one in trouble. but it keeps officers from responding to actual emergencies. metro says the last bogus dozen officers. img0418 00:00:20-00:00:24 "while this call was going on a robbery call came out and i had
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here." img0421 00:00:29-00:00:33 "if we can cite or arrest we're going to do so no charges have been filed at this point.. but police say.. from here on out.. even a minor infraction will have some big consequences. a local business firing back.. after a former employees claims he was fired.. for smoking medical marijuana. plus.. you can now land a job at one of america's favorite places to shop. we'll explain how you can apply for employment at the new ikea store. bryan. action news..
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through the valley this evening. we got this video from a viewer near warm springs and spencer.. and this wasn't a sprinkle. it was coming down so hard there at one point.. you can hear it on the video. we'll get the latest on this storm system from chief meteorologist bryan scofield in just a moment. a viewer was fired from his job..... after failing a drug test...even though he has the license.... to use medical marijuana. today.... we're hearing from his former employer.... it's an update to a story.... you asked us to investigate. contact 13.... investigative reporter stephanie zepelin joins us live.... with more on what the unemployment office had to say about this.. stephanie... with the legalization of medical marijuana in nevada, there is a growing number of states that allow people to use the plant for medical treatment. but in the eyes of the federal government, it's still illegal. kyler worthan is licensced to
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he was working at the pit stop car wash in henderson, when he failed a he was working at the pit stop car wash in henderson, when he failed a drug test, testing positive for marijuana. the local manager would not speak with us, but sent us a statement, saying in part tolerance policy when it comes to employee drug and alcohol use." ." he put in a claim for unemployment, but was also denied. we called the office again today and they said they could not comment on his specific case. they cannot even confirm if he was denied because of his drug use. but they did say that you can only collect unemployment if you are fired for something outside your control, like company kyler is appealing their decision because he says he needs medical marijuana and therefore, failing the drug test was out of his contol. live in the studio, stephanie zepelin, channel 13 action news. dear mr. schuman and the channel 13 news team, please find the following
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story that first aired on january 18, 2016 entitled "licensed medical regions could see up to a foot of new snow in the next day or two. but the other problem they're dealing with right now is bitter cold. 3 schools in harrisburg, pennsylvania had to close early today because they didn't have any heat.. and classroom quickly became ice boxes. a band of showers is approaching from our west with our current storm system. although most of the moisture will be rung out as it intercepts the sierra, we could still see sprinkles to light rain rain in the las vegas
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the system moves out overnight and we'll see some of the cloud cover clear out by morning. high pressure will begin building over the region tomorrow, which will mean warmer temperatures and not as much cloud cover. skies will clear to partly cloudy by wednesday afternoon and highs will top out in the low 60s. mainly sunny skies are expected thursday then partly cloudy on friday with highs in the low 60s both days. our next system moves in over the weekend, which will mean more cloud cover and breezy winds on both saturday and sunday, with highs remaining in the low 60s on saturday, then dropping to the upper 50s on sunday. as the system makes an exit it will continue to drag in cool air and keep our highs in the upper 50s for the start to next week, although we will also see a clearing on monday. by tuesday we'll warm back to the low 60s and skies will stay
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(bryan back to desk) time now... for the latest consumer news...
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today... coca-cola rolled out its new ad campaign.... with a new slogan. "taste the feeling" is the soft drink's..... new catch phrase. it will be used to advertise coca- cola... and... market its other coke-branded products.... such as.... "diet coke" and "coke zero". the company is hoping..... the new slogan will help it overcome.... declining sales and profits.... and.... concerns about the health effects of its sugary drinks. the list of 2015's most stolen computer passwords is out. tech experts reviewed... a list of millions of stolen passwords made public.... over the year. "one-two-three-four-five-six" is still number one. and.... "password" remained the number two password.... that was stolen. anticipation for the new "star wars" movie led to..... "star wars" at 25... "solo" at 23.... and... "princess" at 21. some twitter users had to keep their tweets to themselves earlier today when the social media website had some global
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website users were greeted by this message saying.. "something is technically wrong." twitter currently has about 300- million users. a look at who's hiring right now: ikea is now looking to hire a staff for its first store in las vegas. they'll need 300 people for a variety of positions including cashiers.. customer service and food service. the store is located near the 215 and durango. we have a link to the application at getting around town is getting easier for bike riders. the rtc has approved the city's first bike sharing system. there will be 18-stations with 180 bikes in downtown las vegas. the program is expected to begin sometime this year. coming up. the saga continues. a third star vows to boycott.... the oscars! you're watching channel 13.... action news.... where "you ask, and we investigate".
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this comes..... after minority nominees were overlooked.... for a second year.... in a row.... and.... calls for a boycott.... gained steam! oscar winning he'll also not be attending... "the academy awards". in a statement overnight... academy president.... cheryl boone isaacs admitting.... she's "heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion".... and... promising the academy "is taking dramatic steps.... to alter the make-up of our membership." what we really need is the support of the industry" while the academy doesn't release information on demographics of its members.... according to a 2013 l-a times investigation.... the academy is -93- percent white.... down just -1- percent from -2- thousand -12-.... with african-americans.... making up only -2- percent. new at six.. the texas attorney general says paid fantasy sports is considered "illegal gambling" in texas.
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states that have declared daily fantasy sports betting as "illegal. new york... new jersey...and ... illinois have recently challenged.... the legality of the gaming websites. next on action news live at 6:30.. we're hearing from a former u.s. marine.. released by iran over the weekend. i feel extremely lucky, alive for the first time more on why he's thankful.. after a long stretch in captivity. and.... it's a battle for the conservative vote.... and... with less than two weeks until iowa... the gloves are off! now...
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6:30. the case against the so-call "affluenza teen".... takes a new turn! the convicted killer.. turning against the mom that
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