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ela. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 5:30. local las vegas. thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. we continue to follow breaking news... the search for a shooter is on after three people were shot in the 33-hundred block of civic center near cheyenne. this shooting took place in the same area where a man was shot to death yesterday. the call today came in around 3 this afternoon. 2 men and one and taken to umc trauma, police say they do not have life threatening injuries. we are staying on top of this developing story and will continue news at 5 and 6.... and of course later tonight at 10 and 11. there is a buzz out on the vegas that sheldon adelson, the man behind a proposed 60
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seat stadium near the thomas and mack, is trying to get the oakland raiders to move to las vegas. fox5's les tropicana and koval where the stadium would be built. les what are the chances of the raiders becoming the las vegas raiders? the nfl has never shown las vegas any love, not allowing casinos to refer to the super bowl, threatening lawsuits and then last year canceling a fantasy event by dallas cowboys quarterback tony romo. the chances appear slim but then it's sheldon adelson who is spearheading the stadium and the plan, while the chances of the oakland raiders coming to las vegas is about as good and you and i winning powerball there is a saying never say never.... the man behind the stadium plan for this location is sheldon adelson and we
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lot of clout. forbes ranks him as the 15th richest man in the world worth an estimated $26 billion. former fox5 sportscaster jon castagnino thinks there is virtually no chance of the raiders moving to las vegas......but then again we are talking sheldon adelson's making the pitch. " money talks so again we'll see what happens. i'm not saying it's completely unlikely but a lot of parts have to move for this to actually work out." adelson was scheduled to meet with raiders owner mark davis today. davis' attempt to relocate the raiders to los angeles was rejected by the nfl earlier this month. apparently adelson wants to build the stadium with or without an nfl team. time will tell just what will happen.
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to the sands corporation to hear whether the meeting between raiders owner mark david and andelson took place. so far the sands has not returned our call. gambling income has grown in casinos across the state. the "nevada gaming control board" says state casinos won more
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billion dollars in 2015. that's up one- percent compared to the year before. more than sixty- percent of gambling revenue came from slot machines. here in las vegas -- the strip fell by less than one- percent in 2015. it earned more than six billion dollars. downtown las vegas saw some growth with 542 million. it was up six- percent last year. henderson is one of the top ten cities in the country for job growth. that's according to "u-haul international". the new report shows henderson ranked seventh on the list. data has more than half of truck rental customers coming into the city rather than leaving. u-haul believes that's because of companies like "ocean spray" and resorts like green valley ranch. they say job growth in henderson is almost sixty- percent higher than the national average. construction has started on a much-needed clinic for veterans in pahrump. it was awarded more than twelve million dollars after a federal construction contract last year. the long-sought facility will be nearly ten- thousand square feet.
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has not been set yet. congressman cresent hardy released a statement about the milestone saying... quote "the large number of veterans in this community deserve the quality of care they have been promised without the extra cost and hassle of traveling so far to receive it". boulder city high school celebrates the next phase of a million dollar construction project. students... teachers... and school officials ground-breaking ceremony. boulder city high school was one of five schools 19-98 capital improvement plan. it will have a new square foot building with classrooms... lecture rooms... administrative offices... and drama and art rooms. "i think whats unique about this project is history of boulder city high school. built years and years ago. it has a certain style common during years of dam built and it has so many graduating classes i think 75. it has special meaning to
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the school improvements will cost more than fourteen and a half million dollars. it should be done by the middle of 2017. many are starting to prep for tax season... and those working with low to moderate incomes could owe less taxes or see more on their refund. "nevada free taxes coalition" encourages some families to see if they qualify for earned income tax credit. the program director says it's a refundable credit for those who make less than 52-thousand dollars. you have to file a tax return to see the creidt. they say in some cases -- the zero out taxes depending on where you are in the income range... and the number of family members living in the same household. "earned income tax credit touted to be one of nations best poverty prevention programs. its for low to moderate be able to give them incentive to continue to work grow and help them
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place." "nevada free taxes coalition" is also part of the volunteer income assistance tax program. there are more than twenty sites around the valley where you can get your taxes prepared for free. they'll also check to see if there are other tax credits you could qualify for. the zika virus... linked to birth defects... is spreading. but now see how one military unit is moving in to fight this virus before it spreads even further, and... a november murder investigation remiains unsolved how metro is trying to keep this case from going
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i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up and took care of the beast, so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. share it with yourself. freshlycracked egg with ham and bacon,or sausage,
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen.
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to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. metro police are asking for your help finding a man they say killed a man back in november. this is 32-year old omar valencia- garcia. police have been searching for him for more than a month now with an arrest warrant. he is facing both a murder and robbery with a deadly weapon charge. it was the night of november 18th when police found a man dead on jessica avenue - near charleston and maryland parkway. police say shots were fired - when two men who knew each other got into an argument. police believe the shooter is omar valencia garcia.
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information - in any of these cases - call crimestoppers right away. the number is 702- 385-55-55. the mother of a man who was shot and killed has dropped a lawsuit against the bureau of land management and two agents. the shooting happened back in february of 2014 near red rock canyon. the wrongful death lawsuit was against the bureau of land management and two federal agents who shot and killed 20- year-old d'andre berghardt junior. d'andre was acting eratically on the highway when agents arrived.. and was shot when agents say he climed into one of their vehicles and reached for a shotgun. should blind drivers be allowed to be behind a "driverless car"? how this discussion is up for debate... hear both sides... coming up. women and depression. what new findings medical experts found that shows a disturbing trend with pregnancy and prescription use. your fox5 weather
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tonight brazil is mobilizing its military to combat
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the goal is to eliminate breeding areas for the transmit zika. researchers are concerned the virus is linked to rare birth defects... including cases of babies in brazil born in with abnormally small heads and brains that don't develop at this point been imported cases of zika in the u-s.. in other words -- people bitten by mosquitos in other countries who then traveled here. but the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases is taking an offensive approach. fauci says: "we possibility of a in reality you have believe...we don't know - we believe that it is unlikely that it would happen." the cdc says pregnant women - get pregnant - should talk to consider postponing trips zika, scientists are working on, but zika vaccine for
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away. more than fifteen percent of reproductive- aged women have filled a prescription for an antidepressant. that's the findings of a centers for disease control and prevention study of nearly six million women between the ages of fifteen and forty-four. researchers discovered older women are more than twice as likely than younger ones to have filled a prescription for an antidepressant. medical experts say these numbers show women need to talk with their doctor about these medications effects... not only while they are pregnant... but also if they are planning on getting pregnant. should unlicensed drivers be allowed to control a driverless car? that was the question at a hearing in sacramento. blind from birth, jessie lorenz has been looking forward to the day when driverless cars let her give her 4-year-old daughter a lift to school. lorenz was there among others... asking california's d-m-v to drop rules that require a licensed driver be aboard every driverless car. but the california dmv isn't ready yet to trust these cars entirely to
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and they left the those rules would stay put. they say for safety, they want something does go wrong, there is a real life human being in the car who can take over. a popemobile?. one of two fiats pope francis used u-s is up for auction at the philadelphia auto fox's lauren green is in philadelphia and tells us about the pricetag. normally this 20-15 fiat 500l would sell for around 20 thousand dollars... but because of this one's previous passenger, experts say it will go for a much higher price. it was a well- known site, pope francis getting in and out of the small fiat while in philadelphia last september (2015) for the world meeting of the families. the 79-year-old pontiff chose the iconic car in keeping with his no frills style and care for the environment. the vehicles were a gift from the chrysler fiat company for the pope's visit. the archdiocese never thought the fiat's would come
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farrell says: "it's the gift that keeps giving. the visit of pope francis has had such an impact on philadelphia. and these fiats and auction - it's just another way for philadelphia to say, 'take a moment and think about what the visit of pope francis meant to all of us. it's really incredible" the fiat's will be the main attraction at the philadelphia auto show... one being auctioned off at a black-tie affair. kelleher says: "could you see six figures for a 25- thousand dollar car? i think maybe . we don't know what the public will value the pope's presence in a vehicle for. it's special." the money raised will go to several catholic charities in the philadelphia area. in philadelphia, lauren green, fox news. in more local news... electric automaker faraday future is moving things along in north las vegas. today the company talked about how it will improve southern nevada's economy at a meeting hosted by the chamber of commerce. one of the company's vice
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employees... who will make up a force of 45- hundred people. faraday future plans on building a on having its factory at apex open with machinery moving by the end of the year. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty southwest gusts to 35 mph and a high of 70 with mostly cloudy skies expected saturday. good area shower chances arrive on sunday with the afternoon and the evening chances looking better than the morning hours. we'll see a cooler high of 57 degrees with lighter southwest wind. monday morning shower chances
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possible with this entire storm. northwest gusts to 35 mph will also be with us on monday as showers leave us in the late morning. we'll see a high of just 47 degrees on monday. the snow level monday morning could be as low as 2500'..we could see a few snow flakes in the las vegas valley monday morning, but don't expect any accumulation. southwest gusts to
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cloudy skies expected saturday. good area shower chances arrive on sunday with the afternoon and the evening chances looking better than the morning hours. we'll see a cooler high of 57 degrees with lighter southwest wind. monday morning shower chances area looking good with up to .25" possible with this entire storm. northwest gusts to 35 mph will also be with us on monday as showers leave us in the late morning.
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just 47 degrees on monday. the snow level monday morning could be as low as 2500'..we could see a few snow flakes in the las vegas valley monday morning, but don't expect any accumulation. closed captioning will resume shortly the c-i-a is giving
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ufos. the pictures coincide with the reboot of the x- files right here on fox. from flying objects to humanoids in shiny suits... sci-fi fans are once again eating up the idea of a secret space alien invasion. you're looking at some of the photos aimed at those who want to believe... just like fbi special agent mulder. some of the other pictures are for fans who identify with skeptical agent dana scully, who always looks for the scientific explanation first. thanks for joining us..
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