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hispanic supporters in a meeting room. cameras were only allowed in for a few minutes at the very beginning before being asked to leave the room. but in that time trump talked briefly about the gross domestic product - which is a monetary measure of goods and services produced that determines economic performance. here's a snippet of what he had to say. donald trump: the gdp was reduced last month to 1.1 percent when last month it was at 1. everybody thought that was a catastrophe and they brought it down. it's unheard of numbers, you just don't hear numbers like that. in china if they drop to 8 percent it's like a national catastrohphe and here we are at 1.1 percent. just announced. it's a very serious problem. the country has some very serious problems. it's gonna get worse with
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they're doing. trump said his campiagn is doing far better with latinos that anyone understands - adding that people want to see more jobs and that what he plans on doing. a lot of times trips like these also bring private meaning with potential major donors ...somebody like a sheldon adelson....but there has been no confirmation if trump met with anyone else today. he's headed to lake tahoe for a fundraising dinner tonight. live newsroom, kb, ffnllv. we're learning more about what a possible pro football stadium for las vegas will look like. this is the proposed design for the 65- thousand seat stadium. the n-f-l's oakland raiders have hinted in recent months that it may consider a new home in vegas if the team can't get a new stadium built in oakland. the raiders recently filed three trademarks related to the name "las vegas
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trademark office. and team officials and stadium developers met with las vegas officials about the future of the project. fox five's eric hilt is live near the i-15 and russell... and one of two sites in contention for the stadium. this is one of two sites - the other being bali hai golf course and while nearby businesses are hoping a stadium is built, not everybody is for the idea. little wedding chapel of the west were happy to hear an nfl stadium workers at the best little wedding chapel of the west were happy to hear an nfl stadium could be built at the bali hai golf resort... nats cars and built right across the street. "i think it's fantastic it's great to see the south end of the strip develop and haveimg tens of thousands
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chapel can only be a great thing...there's a good chance we might start a raiders wedding package" but not everybody shares that enthusiasm... in fact in a fox5 facebook poll last night, a third of people said the stadium wasn't a good investment. the big problem? the big price tag... sands corp and the raiders want clark county to pay 750 million dollars - a figure they say they're not budging on. "sands made it clear they need $750 million" the 750 million taxpayer dolla would be the most ever used to build an nfl stadium. "we got folks who really really oppose putting a dime of public money in the stadium so there's two sides of the coin here" and the committee is running out of time to figure out which side of the coin to recommend to state lawmakers... and now the
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during a special session, the legislature could send the decision back to clark county and make the 7 county commissioners choose. "they could say okay now you authorize the increase and you issue the bonds because they can't and that would require a two thirds vote from the commission i don't know if that's going to happen, that's another unanswered question" but after months unanswered questions -- sisolak says a stadium decision is close. "there is an end in sight, the end in sight is probably the next 30 to 60 days" closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly officials have identified the man who fell 150 feet to his death last night. 31 year old justin manering was hiking with a group at red rock canyon. this deadly fall is the third one in recent months. fox5's abby theodros was
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explains how it's not always the tough trails... that can be dangerous. branch whitney: even on a trail someone can trip on a rock, hit their head and be knocked out and even unfortunately die expert hiker branch whitney says you never know what can happen on a hiking trail...even if the trail is not considered difficult. last night 31 year old justin manering fell 150 feet at icebox canyon at red rock. police say the las vegas resident was on an evening hike with a group - when it happened. a fellow hiker had to walk out far enough to get cellphone reception..and call fo time rescuers arrived - manering was dead. nats fox 5 stopped by the canyon today to get a feel for it and came across a couple of hikers - some with their children. 41-44 asun pareja, spain: he's sporty kid so he did great. he did better than me. 45-53 scott mcnulty, henderson: we had a great time. its a perfect day. start early before it gets too hot. and ice box is nice because you can get some shade on the south side of
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54-1:09 theodros: "ice box canyon is known for it's low elevation and narrow slots making it a trail for moderately capable hikers. it's not clear what kind of experience this hiker had but officials with the bureau of land management say the fact that this hiker fell 150 feet - is very telling" 1:11-1:20 kathy august, bureau of land management: if he fell that high...he was not on the designated trail because our trail pretty much stays on the bottom of the canyon the moments leading up to manering's fall are unclear - but august says - under the right circumstances - any trail can be dangerous. she says there's a few things you should check for before starting a hike. august: do you have good people coming with uou that know the way? do you have the appropriate equipment? are you ready for your hike. bring enough water typically when its hot. red rock canyon is hosting a couple of educational night hikes this month. we'll have a list of those dates on our website at fox5 vegas dot com. the pharmacy of a henderson target store was robbed this afternoon by two men... one of
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the green valley parkway and horizon ridge location. a kid and a man around 19-years- old were involved. henderson police say one of them stole bottles of cough syrup at knifepoint... and made it out of the store. no one was hurt. afterward, police found them at an apartment complex behind the store. they were arrested and are facing burglary and robbery charges. a nevada highway patrol trooper wasn't hurt, even though someone shot him! at least one bullet hit the trooper's badge. the trooper may have also been protected by a protective vest. the trooper pulled a car over for a traffic violation just after midnight on boulder highway near u-s 95 a woman was driving the car and the suspect and another man were inside. one of the passengers ran off. the trooper chased the suspect before shots were exchanged. "man i don't know how many shots it was a lot of shooting brother, yes there was." neither the suspect nor the trooper was
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toss to weather showers and thunderstorms will be popping up around southern nevada for your friday evening. overnight lows drop into the mid to upper 70s. any storms that form will drop heavy rain at times, bring gusty wind, and the potential for localized flash flooding. the moisture stays in place for saturday, so we'll keep the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast throughout the day. the best chance will be over our local mountains, but the valley will certainly have the opportunity to pick up some rain. high temperatures will be on the mild side with mid to low 90s in las vegas. sunday
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sunshine; temperatures will be in the upper 90s and low 100s. for the first day of school on monday, students will see mostly sunny skies with a high temperature of 103 degrees. two women who gave selflessly... are being remembered today. how police are now saying two nuns were killed... in their very own home. and a plane comes in for an emergency landg - and hits a house - instead of the runway. plus... can the government force speeding drivers to slow down? a look at some new technology - and how it can change driving
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the hunt continues for the person or persons who murdered two nuns in mississippi. police found the women stabbed to death in their home thursday. reid binion has the latest on the investigation - and the victims' legacy of helping others. "unbridled love and has been met with unparalleled savagery." those words - the reaction of mississippi secretary of state delbert hosemann... ...to the brutal murder of two nuns found dead thursday. authorities discovered sisters paula merrill... ...and margaret held... ...stabbed to death in a residence in durant, north of jackson. police - finding evidence of a break- in... ...a vehicle... possibly stolen from the property. the sisters' violent death -- a stark contrast to the compassion they displayed in life... spending decades helping the poor... (sister paula merrill / victim) "margaret and i have worked together for many
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what needs to be done." ...merrill - speaking about their work in impoverished holmes county -- in a video posted on the sisters of charity of nazareth website. (sister paula merrill / victim) "this is one of the poorest counties in all of mississippi. it rivals the bottom place in all sorts of statistics." the same video, capturing how the sisters work was received in the community (mos) "she helped all our people in the community. and she helped me." (mos) "they take the time with the patients. they -- you know, they go... they go way beyond." murder... sending shock waves through the local community... the state... and all the way to merrill's childhood home in massachusetts, where her family now mourns. (david merrill / victim's nephew) "it's sad that people come to this whatever motivates them. my aunt and sister margaret - they lived their lives to try to make the world better for the people who have nothing." i'm reid binion reporting. authorities say the car stolen from the home - was found on an abandoned road less than a mile from the home.
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administration wants all u-s blood banks to start screening for the zika virus. the major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease. the new advisory means all u-s states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for zika. previously - the requirement was limited to areas with active zika transmission - such as puerto rico and two florida counties. blood banks already test donations for hiv, hepatitis, west nile virus and other blood- borne viruses. federal charges against a man authorities say stole a southwest airline's truck - and crashed it into an airplane. it happened in omaha, nebraksa thursday. airport police say the man started screaming and acting strangely near the airport's parking garage. officers tried to calm him down - but he ran away, climbed over a fence, jumped into the truck and drove it head-on into a plane. a passenger says the crash shook them pretty hard. a pilot and a flight attendant suffered minor injuries - but are expected to be
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two people were hurt - when a small plane crashed into a home in western indiana. the single-engine cessna plane slammed into the house thursday evening a few miles north of terre haute near sky king airport. authorities say two people were rescued from the plane wreckage and flown to a hospital. their names and conditions weren't immediately released. neighbors say no one was inside the house when the plane struck. "i was sitting out back petting the dogs on the patio, i heard what sounded like minature explosions, pop, pop, pop, it sounded like it was way off in the distance and come to find o props hitting the trees. but i didn't know what it was. then i heard maybe 5 minutes later sirens. but that's not unusual, busy clinton street here. but i kept hearing them. i though something's really going on here. " the sheriff says it appears the plane was trying to land when it clipped the trees - and crashed. the united states government may
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fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways. a new proposal would impose a nationwide limit by electronically capping speeds with a device on newly made u.s. vehicles that weigh more than 26-thousand pounds. regulators are considering a cap of 60, 65 or 68 miles per hour... although that could change. whatever the speed limit... the trucks would be prevented from exceeding it. the proposal does not force older heavy the speed-limiting technology - but regulators are still considering it. the government said capping speeds for new large vehicles would reduce the more than 11- hundred fatal crashes involving heavy trucks each year - and save about one-billion dollars in fuel costs. now fox5 weather 24/7 showers and thunderstorms will be popping up around southern nevada for your friday evening.
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to upper 70s. any storms that form will drop heavy rain at times, bring gusty wind, and the potential for localized flash flooding. the moisture stays in place for saturday, so we'll keep the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast throughout the day. the best chance will be over our local mountains, but the vaey certainly have the opportunity to pick up some rain. high temperatures will be on the mild side with mid to low 90s in las vegas. sunday dries out with more sunshine; temperatures will be in the upper 90s and low 100s. for the first day of school on monday, students will see mostly sunny skies with a high
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showers and thunderstorms will be popping up around southern nevada for your friday evening. overnight lows drop into the mid to upper 70s. any storms that form will drop heavy rain at times, bring gusty wind, and the potential for flooding. the moisture stays in place for saturday, so we'll keep the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the forecast throughout the day. the best chance will be over our local mountains, but the valley will certainly have the opportunity to pick up some rain. high temperatures will be on the mild side
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in las vegas. sunday dries out with more sunshine; temperatures will be in the upper 90s and low 100s. for the first day of school on monday, students will see mostly sunny skies with a high temperature of 103 degrees. closed captioning
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it will soon be 6- 30... and that means it's not time for happy hour... but yappy hour. coming up... how dog lovers can have a little fun
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to replace school supplies for kids in need... after they were destroyed in a warerhouse fire. the supplies were being collected by the "peoples autism foundation". a fundraiser will take place at the c-b-s radio studios on sunday... from 11 a-m to 3 p-m.
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way and warm springs. you can also drop supplies off at the galleria at sunset mall in henderson until saturday. for more information - visit fox five vegas dot com. today is "national dog day"... and a celebration is taking place tonight... to help k-9 officers who serve our community. "(bark, bark) " forget about "happy hour"... a "yappy hour" party.... or "paw- ty" will be held tonight - beginning 6 hydrant club downtown. it's free to the public.... and is being held in conjunction with zappos and tito's vodka. raffles will be held - and donations will be collected... to help fund protective vests for metro k-9's. "the dogs have a pretty tough time, so these vests need to be custom made, and they cost a bout a $1,000 a piece. and there is 19 dogs on the force. so thus far we've raised about seven thousand dollars and so we're hoping to get to a ful
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every dog on the force can have a vest." the hydrant club is on fremont and.... you can bring your dog... but up-to-date vaccination records are required. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. donald trump.... makes a surprise visit to las vegas. how he's hoping to court minority voters.... while the rhetoric heats up... on the
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live from las vegas. your only choice for live local news right now. with emmy award winner john huck. christine maddela. 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. let's get you up to date with the latest local headlines. the first woman judge in the history of north las vegas - lost her job after admitting she engaged in professional misconduct. catherine ramsey spent five years on the bench. her removal came in a settlement of a state "commission on judicial discipline" complaint.
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october first ramsey will be suspended without pay for the final three months of her term... and she can't run for re- election next year. the review- journal reports ramsey admitted improperly amending charges in several cases - against the wishes of defense and prosecution attorneys. she also admitted she had her assistant run personal errands. ramsey is required to complete an exam to determine whether she's fit for duty, and apologize to the people who filed the complaint against her. governor brian sandoval spent the nighat basin national park. here's a look at the view... from the governor's twitter account. sandoval was at the park at an official event to celebrate the u-s national park service's 100th birthday thursday . he said he was planning to camp, hike and see the stars on his overnight visit. sandoval said his children weren't along for the outdoor excursion because they're already back in school. a cancelled las vegas rally originally scheduled for today didn't stop donald trump from visiting the valley. the presidential nominee's plane was sitting at

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