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proposed n-f- l stadium here in the valley. the plan now heads to the governor's office. this after the stadium committee overcame several issues in a four hour meeting this afternoon.... and unanimously approved the political analyst jon ralston, the groundwork is being laid massive 1-point 9-billion dollar proposed n-f- l stadium committee overca 13 action news reporter bryan here with three key decisions unanimously voted to give up to make... and all but one of those was unanimous. this as the stadium committee unanimously voted to give up revenue sharing and a proposed 39 percent cap on public contributions to the project. the deal being sent to governor brian sandoval limits the public contribution instead to $750 million no matter the final cost of the project. mayor carolyn goodman was the only member opposed the makeup of the stadium oversight
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representative on the board was rejected. stadium developers were celebrating the fact that the final vote on the project was unanimous. andy abboud las vegas sands corp senior vp of government affairs the deal now needs approval from two- thirds of state lawmakers in an expected special session... that developers are hoping will happen before the election. we asked committee members if they thought this deal would you'll hear from them coming up at 3:30. reporting live, bryan callahan, 13 action news. we're bringing in our political expert to talk about what's next. and according to 13 action news political analyst jon ralston, the groundwork is being laid for a big move. ---all signs pointing to special session within two weeks. ----sources say governor plans to do so as quickly as
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will want that because they don't want to be cut off from fundraising in the homestretch. they can't raise money right before or for 15 days after the special session. ----biggest sign this is getting close is steve sisolak, the chairman of the clark county commission who was on the stadium committee, immediately requested a special meeting next week to fill a vacancy in the assembly. that's as sign they w2ant a full complement when they get to carson. the chairwoman of the washoe county commission said she they next meet later this month. there are three vacancies up north. ----so unless there is a glitch -- and that could happen -- it's coming and soon. but we're not done with stadium coverage in this newscast. we still have more team coverage ahead. 13 action news reporter parker collins has a look at the wild another live report.
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nevada producer riley snyder is putting the finishing touches on his take on the decision. a contact 13 consumer alert this afternoon. the samsung note 7 is now being recalled due to a fire hazard. there have been numerous reports of the batteries suddenly exploding and catching fire. several people have been injured including some children. today's announcement comes as there are new reports of burning phones involving other models like the galaxy s-6 and the consumer product safety comission is now looking in to those incidents. right now...police are desperately searching for this man. he's believed to be involved in as many as 7 different robberies. this is surveillance video taken from a business near rainbow and charleston. investigators say he approached an employee...gave them a note demanding money and took off with an unknown amount of cash before police arrived. no one was injured. overnight.... police say a man came in with a
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near buffalo and cheyenne. the suspected thief didn't get away with anything. our cameras were rolling-- though-- as officers released another man out of handcuffs after questioning him. cash sele, was in cuffs 6:07:17-6:07:29 there's a robbery that happened you had nothing to do with that? no i was sleeping in the front seat they're telling us to get out of the car no one was hurt. a developing story this afternoon.... a dozen people were pepper sprayed in the lobby of a hotel chaos erupted when two men confronted another pair of men sitting in the lobby playing on a computer. the two men accused them of stealing thier car and computer...that's when a brawl broke out. one of the first pair of men pepper sprays the guys using the computer. but it gets everywhere. the lobby was evacuated so that it could be aired out. no one was seriously injured. right now, a live look outside across the valley. another great afternoon. but could we see some changes.
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meteorologist dan bronis. dan. as we head toward the end of the week we start to lose the fall like weather and introduce summer back into the las vegas valley. we are still looking at a nice start to the day on friday as lows will fall to the upper 60s in town. we keep the skies clear and the winds light each day through the weekend. highs will be in the mid 90s and lows will be near 70. changes, slight changes, next week as we could squeeze out some rain as a low pressure will spin off the california coast pumping moisture from the south into the state. as of now it is a slight chance so expect some changes to the it's your voice, your vote in nice start to the day on friday as lows will fall to the upper 60s in town. we keep the skies clear and the winds light each day through the weekend. highs will be in the mid 90s donald trump today on the senate floor. the country and sit at his golf
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have been, many have been hurt and ruined." so far the trump campaign has not responded to reid's comments. there could soon be big changes to u-n- l-v's "hey reb" mascot. u-n-l-v president len jessup says the university has launched a 50- thousand dollar campaign to change the mascot in response to concerns that it has ties to the confederacy. people have also called for the school to chance its "rebels" nickname, but that will remain unchanged. employees sent scrambling for the exits... as brazen thieves smash their way into a jewelry store....in the middle of the day. the million dollar jewels they were after. plus... they say no good deed goes unpunished. you won't believe what this man did to a subway worker after she gave him free cookies. remember chopper 13 is bringing you breaking news fast and first. and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow up 178 points, closing
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surveillance video catches some brazen thieves smashing their brazen thieves smashing their danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. 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.
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take a look... four men dressed all in black can be seen terrorizing customers and employees as they use hammers to destroy the display glass. the thieves stuffing their bags full of top end diamonds...worth millions of dollars. it only took them 40 seconds to pull off the heist. florida subway employee trying to be nice gives a man some free cookies not once-- but twice.. so howo by robbing the business. the worker says there was a long line of customers, and the man complained because he just wanted two cookies... so she gave them to him for free. then he came back...saying the cookies were hard. so she gave him two more. when he came in a third time...she knew something was wrong. :48-:56 "he comes in and he locks the door and says we're gonna make this quick. give me all the money. he tells me hurry up hurry up i
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there and no longer wants to work alone at night time. a shocking rescue caught on camera good samaritans rushing in to save a man trapped in a burning vehicle... how the whole thing played out. plus... can't afford a tesla but still want auto- pilot for your car? the new techonology that could make this a reality...and how much it will set you back. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first.
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nypd officers forced to shoot a man after he attacked them with a meat cleaver...striking one of them in the face. that officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. the suspect is also recovering with non- life threatenting injuries no word on what led to the attack.
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safety after this bus catches fire on a busy roadway in sydney, australia. the bus driver and 2 other passengers suffered minor injuries when the bus suddenly burst into flames. no word on what caused this fire. an amazing rescue caught on camera-- police officers and bystanders in north carolina working together to save a man trapped in his burning truck. gfx 1: i need an ambulance and a fire truck out here right now. in the officer's body cam video... you see a man with his exin the flames.. while the cops work to pull off the doors. the truck collided with a school bus head-on... pinning the truck underneath. (chris owens/good samaritan) "we just went to it, trying to help him out, put the fire out, got crowbars to try and pry open the doors because it was stuck, it wedged him in." (butted with) (of sawyers/winston- salem police) "that moment, you know, complete stranger just tried to treat him like he's my younger brother." the team was able to keep the flames down until firefighters showed up and got him out the
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bravery, and saving the man's life. frightening moments aboard a united flight. the plane was on its way to san diego...from newark...when a passenger reported seeing something suspicious on the plane. the flight was diverted to denver where authorities evacuated the plane and searched for the suspicious device. nothing was found and passengers were allowed back onto the plane. neighbors living in fear after 14 pythons escape from a woman's home. the owner says she was in the middle of moving when someone deliberately animal control is trying to round them up...but so far they haven't had any luck. they say the snakes are not venemous right now...two people are dead and dozens of others are injured after a super typhoon sweeps through china. the storm wreaking havoc as it made landfall overnight. you can streets were covered in debris...windows shattered and buildings heavily damaged. the powerful storm first tore
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rains and winds of up to 2- hundred 30 miles per hour. nearly a million people are without power. anchors adlib and toss to dan let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist dan bronis. dan as we head toward the end of the week we start to lose the fall like weather and introduce summer back into the las vegas valley. we are still looking at a nice winds light through the afternoon with highs climbing into the low to mid 90s. we keep the skies clear and the changes, slight changes, next week as we c some rain as a low pressure will spin off the california coast pumping moisture from the south into the state. as of now it is a slight chance but it is still a few days away so expect some changes to the forecast at this point. highs would drop back into the low 90s if this were to pan anchors adlib and toss to dan let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist town. we keep the skies clear and the winds light through the the weekend. highs will be in the mid 90s
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week as we could squeeze out some rain as a low pressure will spin off the california coast pumping moisture from the south into the state. as of now it is a slight chance but it is still a few days away so expect some changes to the nice start to the day on friday as lows will fall to the upper 60s in town. we keep the skies clear and the winds light each day through the weekend. highs will be in the mid 90s changes, slight changes, next week as we could squeeze out some rain as a low pressure will spin off the california coast pumping moisture from the south into the state. as of now it is a slight chance but it is still a few days away so expect some changes to the changes to the forecast at this point. highs would drop back into the low 90s if this were to pan
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time now for the latest consumer news from contact 13 a hacker turned entreprenuer has found a way to add an auto-pilot "comma dot a-i" plans to start selling software similiar to tesla's by the end of the year. the "comma one" would cost 9- hundred-99 dollars and have a 24-dollar monthly fee. it would use a camera and radar to keep your car in its lane.
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sandoval. session... and will state lawmakers sign off? 13 action news reporter bryan callahan asked members of the stadium committee that question just minutes after they unanimously approved the deal that calls for $750 million in public funding. bryan what did they have to say? all of the members i talked to said essentially the same thing they can't read the governor's mind when it comes to a special session but they say they think this is a
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office of economic development or sntic chairman :13 12.17.33.00 "they'll stil want to vet all the issues to make sure it makes sense for the community and for the state. i'm hopeful at the end of the committees go to. the recommendations we have made are very thorough. we've thought of every component of that." and to reach that conclusion and have unanimous support on both of the discussions today was tied to the revenue sharing. developers have said all along did not want revenue sharing in the deal. public dollars that will be generated by the stadium should
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why doesn't the governor call a special session now? if the fundraising blackout is a concern.. why doesn't the governor call a special session after the election? election? what's going on behind the scenes he much influence and money is adelson throwing at this? 11:25:12 nat honking 11:36:44

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