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company has it's way...you won't have to use your imagination anymore. we'll have the details of a new proposal for the city of las vegas. good morning i'm jason feinberg and i'm monica jackson welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll start to see changes with strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of
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mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in 2014. we stay gusty with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. breaking news for you...
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driver under the influence caused a deadly crash. it happened around 1-30 at decatur and russell. police say the driver of this black car ran a red light and slammed into the white toyota in the middle of the intersection. officials say the driver who ran the light failed a sobriety test. we spoke with a passenger who was in the black car...he says he and the driver were headed home from a nightclub. after the crash...the passenger says he jumped out of the car and tried to help the victim who was slouched over the steering wheel... but was unresponsive. when paramedics arrived, the victim was taken to umc where he died. more breaking news now... police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened on the las vegas strip near new york, new york. metro says 2 vehicles were traveling south on las vegas boulevard. they turned onto tropicana and that's when shots were fired from a black sedan. the bullets hit the other vehicle... striking the male driver and a passenger. both victims were taken to the hospital and are
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the suspect vehicle drove off. police are shooting near the desert rose golf course that left a man dead. metro arrived at a home on karen avenue around 9 last night and found him suffering from gunshot wounds. the victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. the suspect in this incident has also not been taken into custody. anyone with information on either incidents, please call crime stoppers at 702- 385-55-55. was high when he crashed into a bus stop killing a child and her grandmother - will be sentenced today. fox5's shannon moore is live outside the courthouse with more leonardo ruesga has been sitting behind bars since march of last year, today - he'll learn his fate. he faces 12-40 years in prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs. police say he had marijuana and methamphetamine in his system when
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maryland parkway and sahara he first hit a stroller carrying an 18 month old child then - plowed into a bus stop killing 6 year old alyssa aisa and her 58 year old grandmother, maria garcia prosecutors described ruesga as an extreme danger to the community. now the 18 month old child, survived the crash. the case though considered a hit and run because ruesga and his 15 year old female passenger ran from the scene changed their clothes then hid from officers. officers were able to track them down and took them both into custody. number of city vegas working safer. moved some of the enclosures back more than 20 shelters. expected in court you the latest in tonight's newscasts at 5 and 6 cliven bundy is due before a judge this morning. the 69-year old year old is facing 6 felony charges... assaulting an officer. bundy was
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going to visit his ryan and ammon were previously jailed for taking over the wildlife but unlike his charges stem standoff. charge he faces is federal officer. bundy supporters question why it took so long to arrest cliven. but one federal attorney says it can take a long time for the government to build strong cases. and...even if prosecutors cannot prove the bundys committed crimes... they could still face jail time. "we dont have to prove all thse specific acts you did we can say youre apart of a larger scheme a way to say gotcha its a very powerful tool for the government " the bundys tell fox 5 cliven does not have an attorney just yet. opening statements will happen today in a case that's more than 30 years old... lonnie david franklin-junior is called the "grim sleeper". he's charged with killing a girl and 9 women in los angeles.
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started turning up in alleyways and garbage bins back in the 80s. franklin has been awaiting trial behind bars for nearly 6 years... since his arrest in 20-10. the trial is expected to last about 4 months. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. coming to the rescue... former president george bush is on the campaign trail...to make his brother, jeb the next president. :27 (george w. bush, former president) "there seems to be a lot of name calling going on but i want to remind you what our good dad told me one time. labels are for soup cans!" (laughter) and that's a jab at republican frontrunner donald trump. bush also says that he understands americans are frustrated but the next president should not be someone who mirrors anger and frustration. the race continues to get
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primary in south carolina on saturday. hillary clinton's campaign has gone to the dogs... well, sort of. she told the crowd about a radio ad... where a dog barked every time someone was lying. "we need to get that dog and follow them around and every time they say these things like, 'oh, the great recession was caused by too much regulation,' arh, arh, arh, arh. i think we could cut right through a lot of their claims." winning nevada is crucial ahead of saturday's caucus. currently... hillary clinton and bernie sanders are polling neck-and- neck in the silver state and are tied in the number of states won so far. the democratic caucus is this saturday...februar y 20th. and the republican caucus is just a few days later-- tuesday
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we will have full coverage of both -- right here on fox5 . be sure to watch fox5 this saturday at 5 pm for a special half hour newscast on the big event. las vegas could soon be a gamers paradise... and we're not talking about casinos this time. this is a whole other level of gaming. according to the las vegas sun, a beijing based company called "ourgame international"-- which is the parent company of the world poker tour-- is eyeing the valley, as a prime location for an arena. the arena would host competitive video games and e-sports games. the company already has a similar facility in beijing... and is reportedly looking to open several more worldwide. have you been
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too long for a w- 2? well...a lotta people say they may be victims of mail fraud. we'll show you some of the problems residents are facing. jonesing for some good cuban cigars... or a fresh cuba de libre? the wait may soon be over. why flights to the island could happen this year.
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thank you. wow. [ sighs ] feel like a hollywood insider... okay, i'll work on it. ...with prism tv plus gig internet speed from centurylink. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america
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and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for you to caucus for me. thank you. monica jackson, jason feinberg, dave hall and maria silva. weather 24/7 with cassandra jones and your traffic solutions. this is fox5 news this morning. a warning for you guys this morning. thieves are
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neighborhood mail boxes, and stealing mail. folks are on edge... especially those still waiting for their tax documents. employers are required to send w-two's by mail. those documents along with retirement... investment. d mortgage interest statements and they show the full social security number. "...your social security number is tied to just about everything you do credit cards bank statements your bank account your investments everything." "file as soon as you can the first tax return that gets electronically filed is the one that gets processed." tax preparers suggest using direct depos your refund... check your credit score regularly... and pay close attention to your mailbox. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones orning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll start to see changes with strong, southwest
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a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in 2014. we stay gusty with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive
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accidents to watch out and alternate listed on our maps construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a garbage truck fell off a highway bridge in miami and onto the road 100 feet below. the driver is recovering in the hospital this
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from the truck as the cab separated from the back-end and hit the ground. the truck landed on several vehicles below the bridge. thankfully, no one on the ground was hurt. a medical student from florida... who says he contracted the zika virus while in haiti last fall...is speaking out about his experiences. he says he came down with the virus while on a medical mission near port-au- price. "i had a great experience for a week. and the last-- so we were mainly indoors. but the last day i was walking outside to visit the villagers and so, and during that trip, that was my main exposure to being outside. then i went back home, and then the following week is when i got sick." according to the c-d-c...the total number of cases in south florida has risen to 20. and even more evidence linking the zika virus to birth defects has been found. scientists in
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causes another virus in the brains babies. so far 2 have contracted it out there and they only lived for 48 hours. we will find out soon enough when flights in the u-s will head to cuba and which airlines will go there. starting today, all u-s airlines will have about 2 weeks to send in their proposals...they'll be able to send as many as 100 flights out there daily. officials are hopeful travel will start in the fall. this would mark the first scheduled service between the u-s and cuba in nearly 60 years. what do people do when the weather is really bad? apparently spend money! who knew... being stuck inside your
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to a battered bank account. we'll explain. :01-:07 nats of taylor swift's win and celebration while her music is playing taylor swift walked away with the biggest win at last night's grammy's, but it was adele's performance that surprised everybody. wail til you hear how the "hello" singer delivered her on stage. the east coast i was walking home. just picked us up two breakfast croissants for four bucks, when this bear attacked.
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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, get two breakfast croissants forfour bucks. narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude
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of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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braces for more freezing temperatures. just days after new york city saw some of the coldest weather in the past 20 years, another front is headed to seaboard. predict about 85- million people will be affected by snow and freezing rain. washington d-c is already feeling the affects of the front. monday morning they saw near- whiteout conditions. the extreme freeze can lead to more cold-hard- cash... lost. snow removal expenses and canceled flights add up. but... being snowed-in can also mean an increase of online spending, especially if your credit card information is stored on your favorite sites. the same goes for having food
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also... the cold temps can mean your new year's gym membership goes to waste...so consider online workouts at home to keep you motivated til the weather warms up. a new lawsuit, brings to light a past, that mentions peyton manning when he was playing at tennessee. last week, 6 former female students filed a lawsuit against the university, saying its athletic department condoned a "hostile sexual environment" stretching back to the mid 1990's. they cited nearly a dozen instances including one that involved manning. in a lawsuit from 1996, a female athletic trainer
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of placing his genitals in front of her face while she was examining him. manning denied it saying he was mooning a team- mate. it was settled a year later with the agreement the woman left the university. it was a no show for protesters who planned to demonstrate against beyonce half-time show. according to the cbs affiliate in new york, organizers called for people to protest infront of n-f-l head quarters at 8am eastern time but looks like the only people who showed up...were those who supported the singer. about a dozen people showed up but only to counter the anti- beyonce protesters. beyonce caused a sensation during her performance when dancers wore outfits as an apparent nod to
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movement. taylor swift took the grammy last night for album of the year. she is the first woman to win it, two times in a row. yes and she use acceptance speech to set the record straight. " i want to say to all the young women out there. there are going to be people along the way that try to under cut your success and take credit for your accomplishments or
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this is a jab at rapper kanye west who says he made her famous in a song on his new album. swift went on to tell the women to not let people sidetrack their focus, and they'll get to based on their hardwork. and the powerful adele also took the grammy stage last night. "hold me like i'm more than just a friend; give me a memory i can use." adelle, who is usually a flawless singer but last night, she sounded flat. fans took to twitter to express their outrage at the sound issues... while those at the award show say she sounded fine. the singer took to her twitter
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set the record straight, saying technical glitches were to blame. be sure to stay tuned to "more" for a look at lady gaga's touching tribute to david bowie. as well as kendrick lamar's big wins and more highlights from last night. the american band at the center of the terrorist
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at the center of the terrorist attacks in paris... is headed back to finish the concert. see why the "eagles of death metal" decided to play so close to the spot of the mass shootings in november a huge accomplishment for nellis air force base this morning. find out how the military installation in gettin in on the solar power movement...and how senator harry reid is helping out.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs.
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that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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the man who hit a local woman and her grandaughter while on the roadway...the amount of time he bars. raids are still after the paris attacks... how many were custody this time around. for the runnin rebels to make some ground...why tonight's game is so important after a flat season. good morning it's 7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the
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top stories... but first let's check in with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll start to see changes with strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in
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with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a man is recovering after police say he was hit by a car crossing the it happened last night near lake mead and rancho. north las vegas police say the victim was not in a crosswalk when he was hit. the man was taken to u-m-c in critical condition. police have not said if impairment or speed were a factor in the crash.
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was high when he crashed into a bus stop killing a child and her grandmother - will be sentenced today. fox5's shannon moore is live outside the courthouse with more leonardo ruesga has been sitting behind bars since march of last year, today - he'll learn his fate. he faces 12-40 years in prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs. police say he had marijuana and methamphetamine in his system when he veered off the road near maryland parkway and sahara he first hit a stroller carrying an 18 month old child then - plowed into a bus stop killing 6 year old alyssa aisa and her 58 year old grandmother, maria garcia prosecutors described ruesga as an extreme danger to the community. now the 18 month old child, survived the crash. the case though considered a hit and run because ruesga and his 15 year old female passenger ran from the scene changed their clothes then hid
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officers were able to track them down and took them both into custody. now there are a number of city leaders in las vegas working with the rtc to make bus stops safer. they've already moved some of the enclosures back and have invested more than 20 million into safer shelters. ruesga is expected in court at 9. we will bring you the latest in tonight's newscasts at 5 and 6 massive airstrikes takes down a hospital in syria...just after a recent agreement to cease fire in the country. russia is rejecting claims that its warplanes hit the hospital killing at least 7 people. more than 20 in total died hospitals and a school during the bombing. minister says attacks like the one at the hospital could cause war crimes. but turkish officials say the country believes operations are to oppose the terror group isis.
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happening in belgium to cut down on terrorists. 10 people have been taken into custody. officials say 9 raids were carried out in neighborhoods where terrorists are known to stay. computer and cell phone were seized and are being examined. a judge is expected to decide later today whether those detained should be charged. officials say the raids are not linked to the deadly attacks that happened in paris back in november. the band eagles of death metal is playing in paris today... members are determined to finish the concert they started back in november-- before terrorists burst in and killed 90 people. another 40 people were killed at other locations in the city. the tribute concert will be held at another venue, today. president barack obama says he will nominate a replacement for the late supreme court justice antonin scalia... and he expects the senate to fulfill its constitutional duty... but republicans vow to leave the nomination for obama's successor. michelle kosinski has the story. the white house
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its own blows at republicans in the deep political standoff that started only hours after justice antonin scalia's death: (eric schultz, white house deputy press secretary) "this is a republican congress that has a lot of practice saying no, but i also want to point out that this is not the first time that republicans have come out with a lot of bluster only to have reality ultimately sink in." president obama vows to fill that supreme court seat by constitutional duty. (pres. obama) "there will be plenty of time for me to do so, and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. these are responsibilities that i take seriously, as should everyone. they're bigger than any one party. they are about our democracy." but a defiant senate majority leader mitch mcconnell seems unwilling to budge saying in a statement: "the american people should have a voice... this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." (nat sound)
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officials are now discussing the process for vetting the president's potential picks-- names circulating include federal judges, some senators, even attorney general loretta lynch-- who was approved by the senate last year, but only after a record months- long delay. on past supreme court choices, the president has often mentioned an element of compassion: (pres. obama) "a judge who's sympathetic enough to those who are on the outside, those who are vulnerable." now though, politics will be pivotal. does the president choose someone very moderate-- whom republicans will feel great pressure to at least bring to a vote, criticism if they don't-- or a liberal to rally democrats, potentially sending more voters to the polls in november. (sen. patrick leahy (d) ranking member, judiciary committee) "if the republican leadership refuses to even hold a hearing, i think that is going to guarantee they lose control of the senate, because i don't think the
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today senator harry reid will help n-v energy and sun-power flip the switch on a new solar generating station near nellis air force base. the 15-megawatt solar array panels are near nellis air force base. extra power from the solar panels will flow through the n-v energy grid and back into the local community. this addition, combined with the solar array completed in 2007, will make nellis host to the largest solar power system in the department of defense. with just a handful of games left in the regular season... the rebels will try to keep climbing their way up the mountain west rankings. unlv is on the road tonight taking on the air force falcons. the last time the two met the rebels won 100 to 64. a win tonight would pull unlv up to 7 - 7 in conference play. it would also set them up nicely for saturday's
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u-n-r... tip time tonight is set for 6-30. a real life milton from office space! apparently what happened was he got laid off 5 years ago and no one ever told him about it, but through some sort of glitch in the payroll dept, he was still getting a paycheck. so we just went ahead and fixed the glitch, greeeaaat. see who skipped work for 6 years...and was still getting paid! and how the company found out. oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh in honor of black history month... can you guess the first african american married couple to host a tv show... here's a hint... they just visited fox 5. plus a local festival celebrating black history
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work for 6 years... and no one noticed for 6 years a man in spain skipped work and got paid. in fact... the only reason he got busted now was because he was given an award for 20 years of loyal service. an award for hard work... exposed his lack of work... he was getting paid $41 thousand a year but now he's looking at a fat fine... and needs a new job to pay his bills. that reminds me of the different things people call out for. some of the top ones include. get this, one person says they were stuck under the bed. one woman says she needed to go to the beach because her doctor says she needed more vitamin d. some of my
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past fox5 employees. one person said they had insomnia... so they were afraid to drive to work. another just claimed they had every disease we just finished talking about on the news. so this week it would be zika. and then the crazy cat lover who said his cat unplugged the alarm clock. doesn't that guy still work here? now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll
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strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in 2014. we stay gusty with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate
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here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. "you dont have to be a star baby to be in my show " the first black married couple to host a tv show marilyn mccoo and billy davis jr. but it was not solid gold. marilyn hosted that with andy the marilyn mccoo & billy davis summer of 1977. the two are still married and just performed to sell out crowds at the orleans last weekend.
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african-american culture through music, food and dance. welcome corey enus and tiffanne lemay with more on this weekend's "black history month festival." black history month festival saturday springs preserve 10am - 5pm admission: $5
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leagues are harsh! the last place finisher often has to pay double... get an embarrassing tattoo... or hang out here for a really long time. see what this guy had to do that would make aunt jemima... and mrs
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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betts ends up sinking his golf cart. he was on the green with team- mates travis shaw and deven marrero. betts says he left the golf cart parked on a hill... and thought he pushed the brake but guess he didn't push it in all the way. when betts ran to get his club... the cart was headed towards the pond. the 3 guys were able to get their wallets and keys but lost their phones. tesla is making a new model for our littlest drivers. the tiny "model-s" is made by radio flyer and is basically a scale of tesla's popular electric sedan.
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headlights, a front truck and working sound system. the car takes only 3 hours to charge and tops out at 6 miles per hour. the cost - 500 bucks. a north carolina state university student spends 30 hours in a waffle house after losing a bet. mike fuller came in dead last in his fantasy football league. so he had to spend 30 hours straight inside the restaurant. this meant no showers but plenty of coffee and of course waffles. fuller spent his time making friends with customers and studying.
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more on fox5 news this morning...another company claiming they're the uber for kids. coming up... would you allow a stranger to drive your child to school? why some people are saying yes. it's a love story that spans through generations. you're taking a look at e longest married couple in america. how long they've been together... and their secret to true love.
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when you get one gig internet from centurylink and prism tv and they're both delivered on a super-fast fiber network directly to your home, it's amazing. it is amazing, but do you think his delivery was a little flat on that one? just -- yeah. um, paul, i think it's a little bit more like, "it's amazing!" oh, wow. oh, mom, that was really good. thank you. wow. [ sighs ] feel like a hollywood insider... okay, i'll work on it. ...with prism tv plus gig internet speed from centurylink. (scal): good day, m'lady! i am sir-can-a-lot, here to save you from another breakfast bore.gs with glorious spam!
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[ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. leaves 2 people hospitalized. we'll show you what happened on the south end a horrible crash at a major intersection in the valley claims the life of one man. we'll tell you what police say caused the crash and we'll show you the
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atention gamers!!! can you imagine playing minecraft on a big screen...in a ginormous arena??? well...if one company has it's way...you won't have to use your imagination anymore. we'll have the details of a new proposal for the city of las vegas. good morning i'm jason feinberg and i'm monica jackson welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday
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start to see changes with strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in 2014. we stay gusty with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive
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accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. breaking news for you... police say a driver under the influence caused a deadly crash. it happened around 1-30 at decatur and russell. police say the driver of this black car ran a red light and slammed into the white toyota in the middle of the intersection. officials say the driver who ran the light failed a sobriety test. we spoke with a passenger who was in the black car...he says he and the driver
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after the passenger says he jumped out of the car and tried to help the victim who was slouched over the steering wheel... but was unresponsive. when paramedics arwas taken to umc where he died. more breaking news now... police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened on the las vegas strip near new york, new york. metro says 2 vehicles were traveling south on las vegas boulevard. they turned onto tropicana and that's when shots were fired from a black sedan. the bullets hit the other vehicle... striking the male driver and a passenger. both victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to be the suspect vehicle drove off. investigating a shooting near the course that left a man dead. metro arrived at a home on karen avenue around 9 last night and found him suffering from gunshot wounds. the victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. the suspect in this incident has also not been taken into custody. anyone with information on either incidents, please call crime stoppers at 702-
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the man police say was high when he crashed into a bus stop killing a child and her grandmother - will be sentenced today. fox5's shannon moore is live outside the courthouse with more leonardo ruesga has been sitting behind bars since march of last year, today - he'll learn his fate. he faces 12-40 years in prison after pleading guty under the influence of drugs. police say he had marijuana and methamphetamine in his system when he veered off the road near maryland parkway and sahara he first hit a ry ing an 18 month old child then - plowed into a bus stop killing 6 year old alyssa aisa and her 58 year old grandmother, maria garcia prosecutors described ruesga as an extreme onth t ugh considered a hit and run because ruesga and his 15
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passenger ran from the scene changed their clothes then hid from officers. officers were able to track them down and took them both into custody. now there are a number of city leaders in las vegas working with the rtc to make bus stops safer. they've already moved some of the enclosures back and have invested more than 20 million into safer shelters. ruesga is expected in court at 9. we will bring you the latest in tonight's newscasts at 5 and 6 cliven bundy is due before a judge this morning. the 69-year old year old is facing 6 felony charges... one includes assaulting an officer. bundy was arrested in oregon, while going to visit his sons. ryan and ammon were previously jailed for taking over the wildlife refuge. like his sons.... cliven's charges stem from a 20-14 standoff. the most serious charge he faces is assaulting a federal officer. bundy supporters
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arrest cliven. but one federal attorney says it can take a long time for the government to build strong cases. and...even if prosecutors cannot prove the bundys committed crimes... they could still face jail time. "we dont have to prove all thse specific acts you did we can say youre apart of a larger scheme a way to say gotcha its a very powerful tool for the government " the bundys tell fox 5 cliven does not have an attorney just yet. opening statements will happen today in a case that's more than 30 years old... lonnie david franklin-junior is called the "grim sleeper". he's charged with killing a girl and 9 women in los angeles. the bodies of young women started turning up in alleyways and garbage bins back in the 80s. franklin has been awaiting trial behind bars for nearly 6 years... since his arrest in 20-10. the trial is expected to last about 4 months. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. coming to the rescue... former president george bush is on
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trail...to make his brother, jeb the next president. :27 (george w. bush, former president) "there seems to be a lot of name calling going on but i want to remind you what our good dad told me one time. labels are for soup cans!" (laughter) and that's a jab at republican frontrunner donald trump. bush also says that he understands americans are frustrated but the next president should not be someone who frustration. hillary clinton's campaign has gone to the dogs... well, sort of. she told the crowd about a radio ad... where a dog barked every time someone was lying.at dog and follow them around and every time they say these things like, 'oh, the great recession was caused by too much regulation,' arh, arh, arh, arh. i think we could cut right through a lot of their claims."
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saturday's caucus. currently... hillary clinton and bernie sanders are polling neck-and- neck in the silver state and are tied in the number of states won so far. the democratic caucus is this saturday...februar y 20th. and the republican caucus is just a few days we will have full coverage of both -- right here on fox5 . be sure to watch fox5 this saturday at 5 pm for a special half hour newscast on the big event. las vegas could soon be a gamers
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and we're not talking about casinos this time. this is a whole other level of gaming. according to the las vegas sun, a beijing based company called "our game international"-- which is the parent company of the world poker tour-- is eyeing the valley, as a prime location for an arena. the arena would host competitive video games and e-sports games. the company already has a similar facility in beijing... and is reportedly looking to open several more worldwide. have you been waiting a little too long for a w- 2? well...a lotta people say they may be victims of mail fraud. we'll show you some of
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residents are facing. jonesing for some good cuban cigars... or a fresh cuba de libre? the wait may soon be over. why flights to the island could happen this year.
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fox5 news this today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall stree corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. morning with monica jackson, jason feinberg, dave
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weathe/7 traffic solutions. this is fox5 news this morning. a warning for you guys this morning. thieves are busting neighborhood mail boxes, and stealing mail. for their tax documents. employers are required to send w-2's by mail. th along with mortgage interest statements all show the full social security number. "...your social security number is tied to just about everything you do credit cards bank statements your bank account your investments everything." "file as soon as you can the first tax return that gets electronically filed is the one that gets processed." tax preparers suggest using direct deposit for your refund... check your credit score regularly... and pay close
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mailbox. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones good morning i'm cassandra jones wi stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll start to see changes with strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record
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with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at
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here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a garbage truck falls off a highway bridge in miami and onto the road 100 feet below. the driver is recovering in the hospital this morning. he was thrown from the truck as the cab separated from the back-end and hit the
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the truck landed on several vehicles below the bridge. thankfully, no one on the ground was hurt. a medical student from florida... who says he contracted the zika virus while in haiti last fall...is speaking out about his experiences.. he says he came down with the virus while on a medical mission near port-au- price. "i had a great experience for a week. and the last-- so we were mainly indoors. but the last day i was walking outside to visit the villagers and so, and during that trip, that was my main exposure to being outside. then i went back home, and then the following week is when i got sick." according to the c-d-c...the total number of cases in south florida has risen to 20. and even more evidence linking the zika virus to birth defects has been found. scientists in brazil say it causes another virus in the brains babies. so far 2 have
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only lived for 48 hours. we will find out soon enough when flights in the u-s will head to cuba and which airlines will go there. starting today, all u-s airlines will have about 2 weeks to send in their proposals...they'll be able to send as many as 100 flights out there daily. officials are hopeful travel will start in the fall. this would mark the first scheduled service between the u-s and cuba in nearly 60 years. the american band at the center of the terrorist attacks in paris... is headed back to finish the concert. see why the "eagles of death metal" decided to play so close to the spot of the mass shootings in november. plus... with the nevada democratic caucus just 4 days away... a lot of you are talking politics... and most of you have very strong opinions.. the morning rant is next.
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper, but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent can't wait. a single mom who desperately needs a raise can't wait. a student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress right now for people and families who need it.
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tonin scalia passed away unexpectedly over the weekend.. and immediately talk began on who would replace him .. and therin lies the problem sayd douglas republicans want the next president to select scalia's successor.. we have callers! and a caller on a conspiracy theory floating around
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. local woman and her grandaughter while on the roadway...the amount of time he could face behind bars. raids are still happening in belgium months after the paris attacks... how many were taken into custody this time around. another chance for the runnin rebels to make some ground...why tonight's game is so important after a flat season. good morning it's 7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the latest on all your top stories... but
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with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. we'll stay in the upper- 70s today with light breezes and only a few clouds. wednesday afternoon we'll
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changes with strong, southwest gusts to 30 mph and a high of 80 degrees. we even pick up a chance of showers in the mountains with a slight chance in the valley. the high of 80 degrees would be one degree shy of matching a record high of 81 set in 2014. we stay gusty with 35 mph southwest gusts on thursday and a slight shower chance. we'll drop to 70 degrees thursday and waste no time getting back into the mid-70s friday through the weekend. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the
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to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a man is recovering after police say he was hit by a car crossing the street. it happened last night near lake mead and rancho. north las vegas police say the victim was not in a crosswalk when he was hit. the man was taken to u-m-c in critical condition. police have not said if impairment or speed were a factor in the crash. the man police say was high when he crashed into a bus stop killing a child and her grandmother - will be sentenced today. fox5's shannon moore is at the courthouse... she brings us the latest. leonardo ruesga has been sitting behind bars since march of last year, today - he'll learn his fate. he faces 12-40 years in prison after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of drugs. police say he had
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his system when he veered off the road near maryland parkway and sahara he first hit a stroller carrying an 18 month old child then - plowed into a bus stop killing 6 year old alyssa aisa and her 58 year old grandmother, maria garcia prosecutors described ruesga as an extreme danger to the community. now the 18 month old child, survived the crash. the case though considered a hit and run because ruesga and his 15 year old female passenger ran from the scene changed their clothes then hid from officers. officers were able to track them down and took them both into custody. now there are a number of city leaders in las vegas working with the rtc to make bus stops safer. they've already moved some of the enclosures back and have invested more than 20 million into safer shelters. ruesga is expected in court at 9. we will bring you the latest in tonight's newscasts at 5 and 6 massive airstrikes takes down a
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syria...just after an agreement to cease fire in the country. russia is rejecting claims that its warplanes hit the hospital killing at least 7 people. total died yesterday at two hospitals and a school during the bombing. minister says attacks like the hospital could cause war crimes. officials say the country believes ground operations are necessary in syria to oppose the terror group isis. happening in belgium to cut down on terrorists. 10 people have been taken into custody. officials say 9 raids were carried out in neighborhoods where terrorists are known to stay. computer and cell phone were seized and are being examined. expected to whether those be charged. raids are not lied to the that happened in november. the band eagles of death metal is playing in paris today... determined to finish the concert they started back
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before terrorists burst in and killed 90 people. another 40 people were killed at other locations in the city. the tribute concert will be held at another venue today. president barack obama says he will nominate a replacement for the late supreme court justice antonin scalia... and he expects the senate to fulfill its constitutional duty... but republicans vow to leave the nomination for obama's successor. michelle kosinski has the story. the white house today, now leveling its own blows at republicans in the deep political standoff that started only hours after justice antonin scalia's death: (eric schultz, white house deputy press secretary) "this is a republican congress that has a lot of practice saying no, but i also want to point out that this is not the first time that republicans have come out with a lot of bluster only to have reality ultimately sink in."
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supreme court seat by constitutional duty. (pres. obama) "there will be plenty of so, and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. these are responsibilities that i take everyone. they're party. they are about our but a defiant senate mitch mcconnell seems unwilling to budge saying in a statement: "the american people should have a voice... this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." (nat sound) white house officials are now discussing the process for vetting the president's potential picks-- names circulating include federal judges, some senators, even attorney general loretta lynch-- who was approved by the senate last year, but only after a record months- long delay. on past supreme court choices, the president has often mentioned an element of compassion: (pres. obama) "a judge who's sympathetic enough to those who are on the outside, those who are vulnerable." now though, politics will be pivotal. does the president choose someone very moderate--
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pressure to at least bring to a vote, criticism if they don't-- or a liberal to rally democrats, potentially sending more voters to the polls in november. (sen. patrick leahy (d) ranking member, judiciary committee) "if the republican leadership refuses to even hold a hearing, i think that is going to guarantee they lose control of the senate, because i don't think the american people will stand for that." today senator harry reid will help n-v energy and sun-power flip the switch on a new solar generating station. the 15-megawatt solar array panels are near nellis air force base. extra power from the solar panels will flow through the n-v energy grid and back into the local
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combined with the solar array completed in 2007, will make nellis host to the largest solar power system in the department of defense. with just a handful of games left in the regular season... the rebels will try to keep climbing their way up the mountain west rankings. unlv is on the road tonight taking on the air force falcons. the last time the two met the rebels won 100 to 64. a win tonight would pull unlv up to 7 - 7 in conference play. it would also set them up nicely for saturday's showdown with u-n-r... tip time tonight is set for 6-30. put the snow boots away... from flip flops to sandals... get the kids ready to head outdoors with the latest spring shoes. it's being called uber for kids... see how it's creators are hoping to earn the trust of parents. but first dave hall has a look at what's coming up
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we're talking grammy awards... adele sounded off... and taylor went off. we'll show you all the moments people are still talking about this morning. plus... our sean mccalister gets an exclusive interview with britney spears... sewhshe says her las vegas show will be bigger and better... and how you can win free tickets.
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that spans through generations. you're taking a look at the longest married couple in america. how long they've been together... and their secret to true love.
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hoping to be the there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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next big thing in ride sharing...for kids. massachusetts- based "zemcar" can pick up and drop off your kids... to school... a friend's house... whatever they need... zemcar wants to convince parents that its services
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convenient, but safe. the company promises strict background checks for it's drivers. there's also video monitoring for peace of mind, for parents. and that's not all... if a child is late for school, zemcar even helps you record a permission slip. "this message will get delivered at the right time to the driver, to the teacher and to the kid. on the map you can see all sorts of drivers around you. you can look at their profiles." "i think it is a good idea." "i think i'll be responsible for my own children." zemcar caters to kids from age 8 to 18.
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everyone gets the privelege of having. a couple from california is named the longest married couple in america. maury and helen goosenberg have been married for 80 years!! on sunday, they celebrated the special occasion surrounded by loved ones. so what's the secret to 8 decades of love? goosenberg says: "a sense of humor is very important and just...liking each other very much. i
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main answer for everything." the couple eloped in philadelphia back in 1935. maury is 102 and helen is 100 years young. you never forget your first crush! some kids describe that special someone, and it's pretty cute! "i met him in kinder they have a freckle on their neck. he's a little cute she normally wears frozen shirts he kinda looks really cool. " some of the important
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describe for their crushes include being good at art... a kickball player, and having great hide-and- seek places. but when it comes to telling their crushes how they feel... most are just as nervous as adults! a guy skipped
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and no one noticed for 6 years a man in spain skipped work and got paid. in fact... the only reason he got busted now was because he was given an award for 20 years of loyal service. an award for hard work... exposed his lack of work... he was getting paid $41 thousand a year but now he's looking at a fat fine... and needs a new job to pay his bills. that reminds me of the different things people call out for. some of the top ones include. get this, one person says they were stuck under the bed. one woman says she needed to go to the beach because her doctor says she needed more vitamin d. some of my favorites come right here from past fox5
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one person said they had insomnia... so they were afraid to drive to work. another just claimed they had every disease we just finished talking about on the news. so this week it would be zika. and then the crazy cat lover zika. and then the crazy cat lover who said his cat unplugged the alarm clock. didnt that guy also claim he tripped over his cat? or the time he swallowed a hairball and couldnt do the morning news, or that he couldnt drive to work, so he asked his cat to drive and they wound up at the arcade. aww puppy love. after the break... how these dogs are showing their love... all while paying tribute to a las
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. strip headliner donny osmond has some timeless hits. they're still influencing singers everywhere... even some of the unlikely crooners. " dog barking" wookie and his pack of huskies put on quite a performance. the howling huskies sing the baritone to donny osmond's puppy
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that's it for fox5 news live in las vegas. more starts now! now on more... makeup hacks that will save you time and money. the simple tricks that will make your morning run a little smoother. then... plus - we're giving away tickets to her show at planet hollywood! and it's the family that's been making movie magic for seven generations! (tim angel - angel costumes) " star wars was one. (nats star wars) we worked on the game of thrones.(nats) the danish girl.(nats)" today - get a looke of the most beloved character costumes- plus "magic" kicks off in vegas - we're live at the convention with this year's latest fashion finds! more starts now!!! :10 second (( music )) i'm falling for las vegas, where the lights they shine so
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vegas, more than a strip its a way of life i'm falling for las vegas, where not one dream is out of sight its so plain to see, she's been good to me, oh my lovely las vegas tonight good morning - welcome to more! britney spears is only talking to more in a brand new exclusive! coming up in just a interview with the star - plus - your chance to win tickets! then - how to make your eyeshadow stay- put and your lashes look longer! a celebrity makeup artist is in studio sharing her beauty secrets. but first - the 58th
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