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action news is there as it happens. more on the weird crash that landed her in the back of a patrol car. plus.. the death of the diet!!! why more people are saying.. pills... we'll tell you.... what they are switching to! but first.. temperatures even colder than last night? depending on where you live.. you could see the mercury dive
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let's check in.... with chief meteorlogist bryan scofield toss to wxfor more on what we can expect tonight.... bryan.... . the calm and sunny weather las vegas is known for is coming back to the valley and eventually the warmth will follow. temperatures will take a while to recover as overnight lows in the low 30s will hold temperatures cool during the afternoon, but highs
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mid 50s by thursday. sunshine will continue to push temperatures warmer with mid 50s for friday and temperatures near 60 by saturday. a woman is arrested.. after crashing a car into a light pole.. then taking off. action news was there when she was put in handcuffs. it happened around 2:30 this morning near pecos and washington. no word on what charges she might face. that's just one of several stories action news is following right now. we're also staying on top of new details following a fire that kicked more than a dozen people from their home in henderson. ) i'm parker collins on the east side of las vegas.
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) i'm parker collins on the east side of las vegas. here. he saw the victim taking his new developments on those -3- inmates..... who escaped from a that's because the victim called 911 for himself. new developments on those -3- inmates..... who escaped from a
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jail.... last month. they are all... back behind bars. but today... a cab driver.... while on the run.... is thanking.... one of those inmates! sot 'from the bottom of my heart i can say this, bac duong saved my life. and i owe him. i am so thankful, so grateful the driver... long ma says... fugitive bac tien duong.... helped him escape... after being held captive for a week! ma says... he drove them to the bay area... and... they hid out in rented rooms.... along the way. then... duong fled from the others..... telling ma to come with him. soon after... duong surrendered to police. and... -2- days later... the other two were caught. one of the two convicted murderers.... who broke out of a new york prison last year... received the maximum he apologized! :00 - :18 "i would like...that was never my intent." a judge sentenced him.....
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years in prison.... for charges relating to the escape. he also has to pay.... more than.... -79- thousand dollars restitution... for damages. sweat is also already serving..... a life sentence without the possibility of parole.... for a murder conviction. new informatino on what health experts are calling a game-changer in the spread of the zika virus. experts now a person in dallas became infected through sexual contact with someone who had just returned from venezuela.. and not from a mosquito bite. the zika virus is linked to birth defects in babies and paralysis in adults. doctors say the virus can remain in the blood of an infected person for up to week. the cdc says they are guidelines hold.. pregnant women should avoid travel to any place where this is being spread..
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symptoms should see their doctor. with the olympics only 6 months away.. officials in brazil say mosquito populations will be down by august.. and athletes will face "zero" risk. at this point.. however.. a growing number of athletes and tourists are becoming more concerned about going to rio. new developments.... on the water crisis.... in flint, michigan.... congress held its first hearing.... on the crisis. they're demanding answers..... from both local and state authorities..... about what actually happenened. state and federal environmental officials are blaming.... each other. so far... at least... three class action lawsuits have been filed. and just yesterday... the f-b-i launched an investigation. the anger also boiled over.... outside the hearing. dozens of flint residents made the trip.... to voice their concerns! ((sot)) hearing leeanne walters: "now my home is known as ground zero." (butted with) ((sot)) hearing walters: "my home used to be a place of comfort and safety for my family / that was taken from us." some lawmakers are fuming... since governor rick snyder
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the former flint emergency manager didn't show up. more political fallout out tonight.... after monday's iowa caucuses. the republican presidential field is shrinking. former pennsylvania senator.... rick santorum announced.... he is dropping out. he's the third republican presidential candidate.... to do so. earlier in the day... kentucky senator rand paul announced.... he's suspending his campaign. new at 6:30.. superbowl-50 is this sunday.. and the f-a-a is imposing a few of its own rules ahead of the game. bring your lucky jersey. bring your facepaint bring your team spirit. but leave your drone at home. the airspace over levi stadium this sunday is a no drone zone. the faa produced the video for social media as part of its 'know before you fly' campaign. the first "first friday" of the year is this friday. local artists and vendors will be joined by thousands of locals in downtown las vegas. it's family friendly and it's free. it all starts at 5pm. coming up next in financial focus..
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say are needed to keep the tourists.. and their money.. coming to las vegas plus... they were hot when they hit the market,,, but... more americans are now turing their backs.... on single-serve coffee machines. more in financial focus soccer players at pecos and washington
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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nasdaq down 13 sp500 up 10 the big local gaming stocks were mixed after having a rough morning.
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wynn resorts up 2%. some positive economic news from nevada business magazine. according to the lcva.. las vegas hotels employ more than 31 percent of people in the city.. which is up 2% from the all time low. and in november.. hotel occupancy was at 92-percent.. considered very high by local experts to keep the numbers going up.. las vegas will continue to recruit visitors from other states that are benefitting from an improved economy.. and pull from overseas. lt. governor hutchinson just got back from setting up a "travelnevada" office in india. americans are falling off the keurig band-wagon. the company says they sold seven- percent fewer machines over the holidays compared to last year. this is the sixth traight quarter in which unit sales dropped.
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say.. is an improved economy. americans suddenly have fatter wallets and more inclined to pay someone to make coffee for them.. than make it at home. that's tonight's 'financial focus.' let's go to bryan scofield and 'weather first.' . the calm and sunny weather las vegas is known for is coming back to the valley and eventually the warmth will follow. temperatures will take a while to recover as overnight lows in the low 30s will hold temperatures cool during the afternoon, but highs will break back into the low to mid 50s by thursday. sunshine will continue to push temperatures warmer with mid 50s for friday and temperatures near 60 by saturday. slightly gusty winds will move in friday and will usher in a strong high pressure system from the southwest which will really allow temperatures
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highs will be in the mid 60s to start next week with highs cracking 70 by the middle of the week. winds will generally stay light and apart from a few passing high clouds the skies will stay clear and blue throughout the forecast period. new at 6:30.. the story of one of the
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new at 6:30.. the story of one of the greatest cons in history is premiering... tomorrow night... on a-b-c "madoff" is the first portrayal of the billionaire swindler.... bernie madoff.. and... how he masterminded the biggest ponzi scheme ever! abc's elizabeth hur has a at their red carpet premiere event.... in new york. script: ((nat)) trailer 00:00 "music.. you wanna know how to get people to trust you with their money?" madoff.. a true crime saga turned tv mini-series.. tells the story of the ponzi scheme king.. ((nat)) trailer 00:17 "people
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them richer than god." who became the face of finanical corruption... ((nat)) george reporting on madoff in 2009 making headlines worldwide and now serving 150 years in prison for bilking investors out of billions of dollars.. ((sot)) premiere clip 1610276 8:15ish richard dreyfuss, bernie madoff: "it's an extraordinary and complex role." for academy award winning actor, richard dreyfuss.. ((sot)) premiere clip 1610276 8:20ish dreyfuss: "i lived in bayside..he lived in bayside //// that meant that i really did have a certain understanding.." portraying bernie madoff was personal.. ((sot)) premiere clip 1610276 9:36ish dreyfuss: "the nicest, friendliest uncle bernie.. and that's the only way he could have succeeded so that's the way i played it." playing madoff's wife, ruth.. ((sot)) premiere clip 1610276 13.15ish blythe danner, ruth madoff : "everyone that i spoke to said he was the most loveliest guy." actress blythe danner found playing the role of mrs. madoff.. fascinating and eye-opening. ((sot)) premiere clip 1610276 11:00ish? blythe: "when i went into the project i was on the
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who had known this man so well for so long not know? but it gave me insight to what a real sociopath is like." ((elizabeth standup bridge)) from family tragedies and financial scams.. producers say "madoff" is a must watch new york epic. ((na) trailer 0:22 "music (on screen: you know the scandal).. madoff securities" ((sot)) epk 2 clip 11:03 joe pichirallo, executive producer: "just when you think you understand the madoff story.." ((nat)) trailer 0:31 "music (on screen: but you don't know).. i'm the vice president and all i do is hire the decorators.. music (on screen: the whole story)" ((sot)) epk 2 clip 0:55 "music.. madoff..." elizabeth hur.. abc news, ny. again.. don't miss 'madeoff' at 8 followed by american crime at 10. then on action news live at 11- then on action news.. live at 11.. 5:17 darcy stand-up tease: managers who have no control. the risk for foodborne illness--also out of control. that's what health inspectors say is going on in tonight's dirty dining. find out how they're trying to avoid talking to us by joining me tonight on action news live
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caesars is honoring celine dion's husband... rene angelil.... with a celebration of life. it starts in about.... -10- minutes. guest speakers will be sharing memories and stories..... about celine's long time manager and husband. if you would like to watch it... the service will be live streamed. we'll put the link on our website... k-t-n-v dot com coming up... you may notice a change the next time you pick up a prescription.... c-v-s is taking over.... your local pharmacy. where you can expect.... to see the change. plus.. could it be the death of the diet? find out if americans are losing faith in "quick-fix" weight loss. diet sounds like a death sentence or a curse or something, more on america's new health trend.
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the first c-v-s pharmacy opens today.... inside a target.....
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carolina. it's the first of many joint locations. you'll remember.... last year, c-v-s bought out..... nearly all -17- hundred of target's pharmacies.... so they'll be re-branded.... under "c-v-s". in tonight's health report.. more americans don't like the word "diet." sales of diet pills and meals are down as much as 20 percent this year. but.. as anne mcnamara tells us.. major weight loss brands are listening. pkg full= nats 1:14 have a plan. or think about having a plan for the next time you go out... from the meetings...to the signage...you'll notice... weight watchers is changing its approach -- focusing less on numbers and more on health. linda reese weight watchers ambassador 27:40 we now have research that indicates that sugar and fats can lead to members saying you know we want to lose weight, but we want to do it in a more holistic sense ken payne weight watchers member 26:27 diet sounds like a death sentence or a curse or
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more like yeah i want to be healthy! but members know -- losing weight and keeping it off -- isn't a quick fix. josh mills thrive health optimization 46:36 this is one of those really popular fad diet things we were talking about people pick up because it insinuates you can lose weight... josh millsfounder of thrive health optimizationsays the days of low- fatlow-calorie best sellers are behind us. nats (1742) blender smoothie the market is shifting toward a more sustainable way of eatingwith an emphasis on whole foods. 32:20 the weight watchers things, the jenny craig, these fad diets - people are waking up. people know this is not the way to do it. can do frozen meals, and eat out and get fast food, because that's the way their real life is. but no matter which way you get call -- the "death of the diet." 23:49 it works a lot better. it works a lot better for me because it's a well- rounded thing. for the nowi'm anne
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anchor cam tag= you may be wondering what role exercise plays in all of this? mills says you can't out-exercise bad eatingbut it certainly can help speed up weight loss. that's action news for now..
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the world a president has to grapple with. sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's the one who's proven she can get it done. ...securing a massive reduction in nuclear weapons... ...standing up against the abuse of women... ...protecting social security... ...expanding benefits for the national guard... ...and winning health care for 8 million children... the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you.
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ews.. live at 11. thank you for joining us. "inside edition" is next.
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