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and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low
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daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with
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accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk this morning movie lovers us laugh... a lot... wilder rose to fame with role like "willy wonka and "young frankenstein." "no, it's pronounced frankenstein. do you also say freudrich? frederick. why isn't it freudrich frankenstein? it isn't its frederick frankenstein. i see."
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was known for his wild hair and animated comedy... he starred as the charming candy man in "willy wonka"... and as the boozy sharpshooter in "blazing saddles." wilder's nephew says he died sunday night in connecticut from complications from alzheimer's disease. gene wilder was 83 years old. coming up in 20 minutes... we take a look back at the actor's career and his impact on film today. nevada congressman cresent hardy remains hospitalized this morning after heart attack. congressman hardy underwent surgery following monday's nights incident. hardy is running for re-election in nevada's fourth congressional district against state senator ruben kihuen. a spokesman for hardy says he is expected to return to work later this week. congressman hardy's communications director issued a statement that reads in part, quote... congressman hardy was recently hospitalized for a minor heart attack. out of an abundance of caution, doctors are continuing to observe him while he makes a full and speedy
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it seems like we've been reporting on more pedestrian deaths on our roads than usual. turns out... it's true. fox5's alyssa deitsch joins us live from boulder highway... a notorious stretch of road here in the valley. we haven't been imagining that it's getting more dangerous for pedestrians in clark county. in fact-- across the state-- pedestrian fatalities ahve risen by almost 50% compared to last year... and we're just getting through august. 46 pedestrians have been killed on our roadways so far this year... that's up 48% compared to all of 20-15... something the nevada d-o-t says in an epidemic level. i'm here at boulder highway... where just earlier this month a man was killed in a crosswalk. u-n-l-v's vulnerable road users project director says this
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for pedestrians in southern nevada. "in research that weve done in the last 2 years... 46% of pedestrian fatalities happened in 6 roads in clark county... this one being the worst. " but it's just one of the dangerous roads in the valley.... eastern avenue, between sahara and owens, has seen four pedestrian fatalities in the past two years. so later today... th vegas... ndot... and the dept of public safety will install sidewalk decals to deter jaywalking... hoping to bring the number pedestrian deaths down. later today, firefighters will be donating school supplies to an organization that lost everything in a warehouse fire. you may remember, a fire tore through the peoples autism foundation last thursday. destroying hundreds of backpacks, school supplies and
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collected for its annual back to school drive. the founation held two supply drives over the weekend to restock. and today. local firefighters are teaming up with operation fire h.e.a.t. to donate backpacks filled with school supplies. the donation is happening at noon. the galleria at sunset is also making a donation to the peoples autism foundation today. they collected around 30 backpacks filled with school supplies during a supply drive over the weekend. while students across the valley morning... dreading a second day of classes... students at college of southern nevada are just getting started. tens of thousands of students will return to campus today for the start of the new semester. students will be greeted by the "welcome back crew" at c-s-n's three campuses located here in southern nevada. there will be a free barbecue, information booths on student clubs and tutoring and plenty of games. students can still sign up for classes through next week. the unlv rebel football team will be back on the
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and you can get a first-hand preview of the upcoming season today. the kickoff luncheon goes from 11:30 to 1 this afternoon at the unlv student union ballroom. head coach tony sanchez will be giving the media and fans an in- depth look at this year's team. the luncheon is open to the public. tickets start at 25-bucks. the rebels take on jackson state thursday night at 7 p-m local time. olympic gold medalist connor fields will get the key to the city today. august 30th will be proclaimed "connor fields day" to honor the green valley high school grad's incredible run in rio. the b-m-x rider won the gold medal... making him the first u-s gold medalist in b-m-x history. fields is currently enrolled at u-n-l- v. he will receive his key to the city at the whitney mesa b-m-x track at 6 tonight. dogs and humans are a lot alike... we both want one thing... bacon... i mean love... we
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more on a new study about dogs... and why it even surprised the researchers. following major backlash... the maker of the epipen is planning to offer a cheaper, generic version. when the life saving allergy treatment will be available to the public. it's your body like you've never seen it before. good morning i'm mike doria. coming up... we take a look inside the complex inner workings of the human body at bally's newest exhibit. the science behind
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to prove how authentic my new brewhouse bacon burger is i'm going undercover, at an actual brewhouse. it's awesome. amazing! what if i told you, you are eating a jack's brewhouse bacon burger from jack in the box. not this one. absolutely lying. and what if i told you... that i'm jack. whaaaat?!! no way! no! didn't see that coming, did you? porter ale cheese sauce, grilled onions, and bacon on a artisan potato bun.
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affect our bodies is now on display at bally's hotel & casino. it's an exhibit that uses 20 dead but well preserved bodies. we want
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fox 5's mike doria is there live ready to give us a preview this powerful exhibition explores life by displaying more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens. more than a simple display of human specimens, real will connect audiences to a deeper sense of what it means to be alive. founded on anatomical, cultural, and emotional narratives, the exhibition transforms the way
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organism we all share - the human body - and reminds us of all the complexity and magic within us that we often take for granted. real bodies at bally's digs deeper into the beauty of the body, mind, and soul than any other exhibition of its kind, and invites you to explore the entire human experience from the first breath to the
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warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic
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let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk back in 2004...
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starting his career at fox5... maria was at another station... and ken was still eating costco hotdogs. 2004 is also the last time we saw gas prices this low for labor day weekend... triple-a says the average price currently stands at 2 dollars, 22 cents. while that's 6 cents more than a week ago, it is 27 cents lower than this time last year. in today's health news. the first antibiotic- resistant strain of e-coli has been reported in the u-s. the strain was found in a patient in new jersey back in 20-14. this year, rutgers university researchers uncovered the strain was resistant to both antibiotics currently used to
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researchers and health officials now fear that this antibiotic- resistant strain could become a powerful superbug that can't be treated. mylan, the company who makes the allergy medication epipen, announcing plans for a generic version... this in response to the backlash over increased pricing. "that means they're listening to patients that are using the product and paying for the product " mylan said the generic version will be avai the next "several weeks" at a cost of 300 dollars per two pack carton. epipen is currently priced at more than 600 dollars per two pack carton. the generic version will function the same as the branded epipen, which the pharmaceutical company will continue to offer as well. fitbit's new devices include an upgrade for swimmers the fitness wristband company added the "swim-proof flex two" to its tracker lineup.
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for laps in the pool or while taking a shower. fitbit also added the charge two, an update to the charge h-r. they will phase out existing models to make room for the new devices. a new study shows you can make your dog happier with a compliment instead of a treat. emory university researchers found that dogs prefer their owner's praise over food. using an m-r-i to scan the dogs' brains, reseachers found when the animals unrestrained, the majority of them liked hearing praise from their human parents as much, if not more, as eating a treat. 2016 has been a brutal year for losing legends... and we just lost two more. including musical icon juan gabrielle... see how people here in the valley remembered him. "we'll begin with a spin traveling in the world of my
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gene wilder was the man... we'll take a look back at his amazing
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icon juan gabriel remembered during a special vigil on the las vegas strip. "he was like a father, a father figure, my spirtual guide, he was somebody that i always looked up to" juan gabriel passed away from a heart attack in santa monica on sunday. a hearse took his body to l-a-x on monday to be flown to mexico -- his home country. juan gabriel sold more than 100- million records during his career
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performing in vegas.... he was scheduled to perform at mandalay bay this september 16th. he was 66-years- old. we lost the great gene wilder yesterday... but what a legacy he leaves behind... willy wonka... young frankenstein... and his hilarious buddy comedies with richard pryor... fox's adam housley shows us how wilder is still making p
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he started off on broadway... and landed a small part in 1967's bonnie and clyde -- his big screen debut. "i'm going to tear them apart! those punks." but a chance meeting with mel brooks turned him into a leading man. in 1968, he appeared in the brooks hit 'the producers.' "under the right circumstances a producer can make more money with a flop than he could with a hit!" wilder earned an oscar nomination... and a name for himself in hollywood. wilder says: "if i hadn't done that movie and been nominated for an academy award and all that, i think i'd still be doing supporting roles on broadway." but there were bigger roles to come. in 1971, he captivated in 'willy wonka and the chocolate factory' -- creating one of the most endearing characters of the 20th century. "we'll begin with a spin, traveling in a world of my creation..." in the 70s, the wilder-brooks
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'blazing saddles'.... "i used to be called the waco kid." and 'young frankenstein,' which he co-wrote. "if you're blue and you don't know where to go to why don't you go to where fashion sits -- putting on the ritz!!" worse.. a high school mascot from illinois re-enacts the killing of harambe.. how he's causing controversy on and off the football field. he stood up... by sitting down... now former nevada star colin kapernick is the biggest story in sports... we'll have the latest on the national anthem showdown. in the blast zone!
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december last year. 14 americans are killed in a mass shooting inspired by isis. in the aftermath, congressman joe heck had the chance to ban suspected terrorists from buying guns. heck voted "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to stop them. it's that he's voted to let them keep doing it.... 23 times. senate majority pac
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says a construction project is leaving their homes in ruins. now they're joining forces and doing something about it. drug abuse is a the u-s. good morning i'm peter dawson. coming up... i'll go over a new study that finds some pet owners are dipping into the medicine cabinet for the wrong reasons. if you've ever wanted to perform alongside the blue man group. now's your chance. when you can grab those drumsticks and put your skills to the test. welcome back, i'm maria silva
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headlines in a minute, but first - les krifaton has a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor
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is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk this morning we're getting a peek into the medicine cabinet of americans... and what was found is disturbing a new study discovers some dangerous trends and alarming mis- uses of antibiotics.
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studio to explain it all. the american society of microbiology published a survey about americans use of prescribed and non- prescribed antibiotic medications. 400 people took part in the survey with results you'd expect and some shocking results that came out of left field. so where are people getting their medication? thinking they know best twenty percent admitted to getting antibiotics from friends or family, twelve percent said they saved a few pills from an earlier perception. twenty-four percent said they got prescribed and non- prescribed pills from a different country. now here is where the survey takes a turn. forty percent said they were able to buy antibiotics from american pharmacies without a prescription. and four percent volunteered information about taking their pets antibiotic medications. the authors of the survey were shocked with this results, they didn't have any questions on their survey about stealing medication from your pets but will add that question to future surveys
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saying pet antibiotic and human antibiotics are completely different and extremely harmful when misused. here are some myths to avoid. all antibiotics are not the same and when you save pills or take pills from a friend you could make your situation worse. it's also not "ok" to stop early. use all the pills recommended by your doctor so the infection is completely eliminated. also everyone is different and side effects of prescription may cause rashes, diarrhea or something even worse antibiotic resistant bacteria. i'll have more information about that coming up next hour.
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officials say the ex-marine who shot and killed 3 police officers in baton rouge... did not suffer from p-t-s-d. according to medical records. former marine- gavin long--- never saw combat. despite telling door suffered from ptsd. but the report does state that doctors did diagnose him with "adjustment disorder with depressed mood,"... back in nevember 20-11. long shot and killed three officers and injured three more in an ambush on july 17th. a gorilla mascot at an illinois high school is being accused of taking a bad joke too far... after re-enacting harambe's final moments at a football game. these images show the mascot
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student down the sidelines. the mascot then chased someone else. who was dressed in a banana costume...holding a 'rest in peace harambe' sign. harambe was shot and killed back in may... after a 3-year-old boy entered its enclosure at the cincinnati zoo he stood up... by sitting down... now former nevada football star colin kapernick is the biggest story in sports... he is refusing to stand for the national anthem... and refusing to back down. (colin kaepernick / san francisco 49ers quarterback) " things happen to people that don't have a voice. i'm in a position where i can do that, and i'm going to do that for people that can't." "you should never play another down in the nfl again. move to canada." much of the backlash has been harsh. many fans are furious..some even burning his jersey. donald trump said maybe he should move to another country... some have also come to kapernick's defense... including other nfl players and director spike lee. in more local news. a valley
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teaming up to take legal action against the noisy builders next door. they say new construction near cactus and rainbow is damaging their properties. explosion and rumble neighbors in the area tell fox5 they first started feeling the blasts in june. at first they thought it was an earthquake. but soon, they realized it was just part of a construction project where explosives are being used to flatten out the mountains behind them. now they say, they are noticing more cracks on walls, broken that won't close anymore. "they set these blasts off the whole house shakes, ive got cracks on my garage floor, my patio is cracked in two spots, the so called retaining walls that are built, the special ones that would hold back an avalanche, cracked in two spots." neighbors we spoke to say they are keeping track of the damage so they can file a class-action lawsuit against "richmond american homes of nevada" and "western explosives
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to the companies involved, no one was available for comment. the clark county school district is bursting at the seams... too many kids... not enough space... which means more students will be in those portable classrooms. fox five stopped by one of the district's most overcrowded schools -- william v. wright elementary school -- near durango and blue diamond. when it was built -- the district expected it to hold around 750 students... but this year -- the school has around 13- hundred. the school has 28 portable classrooms, a portable cafeteria and portable bathrooms. teachers says the portables are fine... but also inconvenient. "one of the hardest parts of being in the portable is not having access to all the technoloogy inside, you have to walk in there but if you're in one of the pods you can easily send out kids to do vmath whereas here we dont have that opportunity." c-c-s-d says despite the ongoing issue -- a new elementary school is being
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from wright. this should reduce the number of students at the school. it's set to open in 2019. at matt kelly elementary school it was a red carpet welcome for some kids on their first day back to school "mentorship is effective. a student is more likely to finish elementary school, high school and college if they have a supportive person outside from their family pushing them to do better in life and that's what these men are trying to do." 150 men volunteered to cheer on the entered the door. the goal was for the kids to have more positive male role models in their lives. all the guys pledged to come back at least one more time during the school year. the event was organized by the nevada youth network for all things back to school. head over to our website fox5 vegas dot com... and click on the special banner at the top of the page. i've never been to mississippi... and after seeing this...
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down there... really big gators... see why this bad boy could be a record breaker. the invites have been sent out.. and we're only days away from finding out about the next big thing from apple. a police officer
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december last year. in the aftermath, congressman joe heck
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from buying guns. heck voted "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to stop them. it's that he's voted to let them keep doing it.... 23 times. senate majority pac is responsible for the content
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a police officer from florida died over the weekend while scuba diving at lake mead. officer fred arnold worked for the tampa police department. our fox affiliate in tampa says arnold was on vacation when he suffered a sudden medical issue. officials at the lake say he was unconcious when he surfaced and could not be revived. officer arnold served the tampa community for 27 years. a local woman also died over the weekend while swimming with friends at lake mead. the clark county coroner identified the woman as 63-
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the national park service says wong was snorkeling with friends when she lost consciousness. florida is preparing for the worst as several storms take aim at the state. tropical depression "nine" is just south of the sunshine state. volunteers are prepping for flooding by filling sandbags. it could hit northern florida later this week and hit the carolinas early saturday bringing some wind and rain. people might be ending their vacation early as the big island of hawaii braces for two hurricanes. ever made landfall on the island in recorded history.. hurricane madeline reached category 3 strength on monday but is expected to weaken by the time it makes landfall on wednesday. about a thousand miles behind madeline is hurricane lester which is already a category 4
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normal temperatures will continue for the next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive
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out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news
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new this morning.. apple will have to pay more than 14- and-a-half million dollars in back taxes to ireland after the european union found it received illegal tax benefits from 2003 to 20-14. meanwhile the tech giant is getting ready to host a product launch event next week. the company will likely show off it's next-generation i-phone at the september 7th event. he're your chance to show off your drumming skills! "the blue man group" is holding it's first ever drum-off competition right here in las vegas. "blue man group drum off is here. spins the drumstricks. entries due by midnight friday september 30" drummers will face off for a
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dollars! video submissions are now open... but need to be sent in by september 30- th. the final round takes place on october 22-nd at the container park in downtown las vegas. the judging panel features the killers drummer ronnie vannucci. a lady went fishing in mississippi... she felt a bite... and reeled in this monster. "when we put him in the boat we knew he was big. bigger than any of the six of us good caught or hoped to catch but the thought of a record never crossed our minds." 13 feet long... 686 pounds... the woman says it took her and 5 other people to reel it in.... which was then sold for it's meat and skin. the mississippi department of wildlife says the alligator is the longest gator to ever be caught in public water. we have a greasy pole contest we
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about... sorry les... not that kind of greasy pole. it's man against pole... and the pole wins. it's a tale as old as time... with a whole new spin.. behind-the-scenes photos from the new "beauty and the beast" film were just released.
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i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get out!
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trending this morning... new "beauty and the beast" images are giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at some of the film's new characters. jack morrissey is a co-producer for
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posted these pictures to facebook... in them you can see computer- generated versions of actors ewan mcgregor as candelabra ... and ian mckellen as clock.... this is sure to leave fans wanting more. the film is set to be released on march 17 talk about crazy... a unicyclists' death-defying stunt has the internet in a frenzy! and for good reason. take a look at this guy... flaviu cernescu is a professional stuntman. in his latest feat... he's seen juggling balls along the edge of a 840-foot ancient chimney in his hometown of romania. the clip was shot in august 2014 for at a talent show.. but was just posted online. a recent bike race in ireland...
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pretty incredible images... after a deer leaps out of the woods... right onto a biker's path! it happened as the riders were on the final leg of the race... amazingly neither the deer or the cyclist suffered serious injuries. organzers say the deer hit the biker so hard... it cracked his helmet in half. talk about slippery! a comp malta has contestants running up a pole covered in grease... to see how high they can get... apparently this is all part of a traditional festival to honor the patron saint of the maltese town.... saint julian. the 33-foot pole is slathered with grease and hangs over the harbor. participants are supposed to run up and grab the flags at the end.... but most of them can't even make it half way up without falling off. it's a rags to
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it's a rags to riches ending bringing smiles to the faces of kids who need it most. how the hidden talents of felix the cat... continues to inspire us all. "there is no life i know to compare with pure imagination living there you'll be free if you truly wish to be." legendary actor gene wilder passed away passed away at the age of 83. he leaves behind his unforgettable performances in "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" and "young frankenstein." we'll be right
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a cat from great britain is helping sick kids... one stride at a time. felix the cat was originally a stray. she earned a residency at a railway station as a senior pest controller. because of all the hard work she was known to do there... catching rodents. well now felix is running marathons to help
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felix recently took part in a 5-k challenge... and raised money for the fairy brick's challenge... an organization dedicated to helping kids who are ill, get legos! let's take a look at what's ahead on fox five news this morning. clark county is dealing with a dangerous trend on valley roads... as nevada sees a big spike in pedestrian- related deaths how the city and county are working to bring those numbers down. plus... how local firefighters are coming together to help out "the peoples autism foundation"... after a fire destroyed school supplies meant for children with special needs. kids... when mom and dad tell you to go outside and ride your bike... do it... connor fields did and now this las vegas star has a gold medal.
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and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few d thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of
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southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news
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we're following we're following breaking news in we're following breaking news in the east valley. one person was accidentally shot inside sam's town hotel and gambling hall overnight and metro says they are now looking for the man who shot the man this morning. the victim was shot inside a ninth floor hotel room. police say the man was shot two times and is expected to be okay. we will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. nevada congressman cresent hardy remains
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morning after suffering a minor heart attack. congressman hardy underwent surgery following monday's nights incident. hardy is running for re-election in nevada's fourth congressional district against state senator ruben kihuen. a spokesman for hardy says he is expected to return to work later this week. congressman hardy's communications director issued a statement that reads in part, quote... congressman hardy was recently hospitalized for a minor heart attack. out of an abundance of caution, doctors are continuing to he makes a full and speedy recovery. it seems like just about every day we're reporting on a pedestrian deaths on our valley roads. things have gotten so bad it's now being called an epidemic. fox5's alyssa deitsch joins us live from boulder highway... a notoriously dangerous stretch of road here in the valley with some alarming statistics. we haven't been imagining that it's getting more dangerous for pedestrians in clark county. in fact-- across
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pedestrian fatalities ahve risen by almost 50% compared to last year... and we're just getting through august. 46 pedestrians have been killed on our roadways so far this year... that's up 48% compared to all of 20-15... something the nevada d-o-t says in an epidemic level. i'm here at boulder highway... where just earlier this month a man was killed in a crosswalk. u-n-l-v's vulnerable road users project director says this dangeroud road for pedestrians in southern nevada. "in research that weve done in the last 2 years... 46% of pedestrian fatalities happened in 6 roads in clark county... this one being the worst. " but it's just one but it's just one of the dangerous roads in the valley.... eastern avenue, between sahara and owens, has seen four pedestrian
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so later today... the city of las vegas... ndot... and the dept of public safety will install sidewalk decals to deter jaywalking... hoping to bring the number pedestrian deaths down. later today, firefighters will be donating school supplies to an organization that lost everything in a warehouse fire. you may remember, a fire tore through the peoples autism foundation last thursday. destroying hundreds of backpacks, school supplies and clothing collected for its annual back to school drive. the founation held two supply drives over the weekend to restock. and today. local firefighters are teaming up with operation fire h.e.a.t. to donate backpacks filled with school supplies. the donation is happening at noon. the galleria at sunset is also making a donation to the peoples autism foundation
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backpacks filled with school supplies during a supply drive over the weekend. while students across the valley are waking up this morning... dreading a second day of classes... students at college of southern nevada are just getting started. tens of thousands of students will return to campus today for the start of the new semester. students will be greeted by the "welcome back crew" at c-s-n's three campuses located here in southern nevada. there will be a free barbecue, information booths on student clubs and tutoring and plenty of games. students can still sign up for classes through next week. the unlv rebel football team will be back on the field this thursday. and you can get a first-hand preview of the upcoming season today. the kickoff luncheon goes from 11:30 to 1 this afternoon at the unlv student union ballroom. head coach tony sanchez will be giving the media and fans an in- depth look at this year's team. the luncheon is open to the public.
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25-bucks. the rebels take on jackson state thursday night at 7 p-m local time. olympic gold medalist connor fields will get the key to the city today. august 30th will be proclaimed "connor fields day" in henderson to honor the green valley high school grad's incredible run in rio. the b-m-x rider won the gold medal... making him the first u-s gold medalist in b-m-x history. fields is currently enrolled at u-n-l- v. he will receive his key to the city of henderson at the whitney mesa b-m-x track at 6 tonight. the community is invited to attend tonight's event. hollywood is
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gene wilder. "we'll begin with a spin traveling in the world of my creation." gene wilder was the man... we'll take a look back at his amazing career. it's your body like you've never seen it before. good morning i'm mike doria. coming up... we take a look inside the complex inner workings of the human body at bally's newest
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you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] you gotta see this guy; "oh, i don't know what i said. ah, i don't remember." i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. wondered what's going on in the head of mike doria?? me too... the science behind how emotions affect our bodies is now on display at bally's hotel &
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uses 20 dead but well preserved bodies. we want to warn you -- it may be graphic. fox 5's mike doria is there live ready to give us a preview this powerful exhibition explores life by displaying more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens. more than a simple display of human specimens, real bodies at bally's will connect audiences to a deeper sense of what it means to be alive. founded on anatomical, cultural, and emotional narratives, the exhibition transforms the way we view the
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share - the human body - and reminds us of all the complexity and magic within us that we often take for granted. real bodies at bally's digs deeper into the beauty of the body, mind, and soul than any other exhibition of its kind, and invites you to explore the entire human experience from the first breath to the
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((anchor chat)) warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few days pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into
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friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning.
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solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes
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back to the news desk let's take a live look now at the scene of breaking news in the east valley. metro is investigating an accidental shooting at sam's town hotel and gambling hall right now. metro says they
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for the man who shot the victim inside a ninth floor hotel room early this morning. police say the man was shot two times and is expected to be okay. we will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. mexican music icon juan gabriel remembered during a special vigil on the las vegas strip. "he was like a father, a father figure, my spirtual guide, he was somebody that i always looked up to" juan gabriel passed away from a heart attack in santa monica on sunday. a hearse took his body to l-a-x on monday to be flown to mexico -- his home country. juan gabriel sold more than 100- million records during his career and was no stranger to performing in vegas.... he was scheduled to perform at mandalay bay this september 16th. he was 66-years- old. a lot of you very sad to hear this... gene wilder has died... from willy
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wilder made millions smile. "no, it's pronounced frankenstein. do you also say freudrich? frederick. why isn't it freudrich frankenstein? it isn't its frederick frankenstein. i see." the comic actor was known for his wild hair and animated comedy... he starred as the charming candy man in "willy wonka"... and as the boozy sharpshooter in "blazing saddles." wilder's nephew says he died sunday night in connecticut from complications from alzheimer's disease. gene wilder was 83 years old. stay with us... the morning rant is next.
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shortly)) an exercise in free speech.. that has turned many people against colin kaepernick. the san francisco 49ers quarterback is refusing to stand for the national anthem... it's his way of protesting what he says is the unjust way african americans other minorities have been treated. first a caller! if you dont show respect for your country during the national anthem you dont play in the game.. the man should be suspended and if he does it again then he should be fired dana says.. if 49er's player colin kaepernik feels so strongly that he needs to refute his allegiance to america's national anthem so much he won't even stand for the 60 seconds that most americans are proud to, perhaps he would be more content earning his $120 million in another land that he deems more fit to his personal passions. we definitely do not need his style of "representing'.
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marv says... instead of colin kaepernick disparaging the american flag and the national anthem which thousands of soldiers have fought and died for, i think he should donate his multi-million dollar salary to the naacp to "appropriately" help improve race relations. that would show his sincerity and certainly help the african- american community. it's down to two sites for an n-f-l stadium in the valley... raiders fans are hopeful the team will call las vegas home... some still aren't on board. voicemails! how many stadiums do you wanna build in las vegas?! you just built t-mobile now you want to build an oakland raiders stadium..you are already charging our tourists ten dollars to park in garages..you have already increased the room taxes..you are going to drive our tourists out of town..somebody better wake up and learn that we dont need another stadium yes i think it will be a good idea to bring a football team to vegas because it will bring more jobs and more jobs will take more people off the streets and give them a place to work you know so i think it'll be a good thing guy says.. 750 million dollars of public funds for a stadium? really?? hey, i like football as much as anyone but when i see on the news nevada's kids are dead last in college test scores it's time to say enough! and we leave you with a thank you ... to the wonderful woman at the post office on sunset: i was one stamp
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neighborhood says a construction project is leaving their homes in ruins. now they're joining forces and doing something about it. drug abuse is a growing problem in the u-s.
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coming up... i'll go over a new study that finds some pet owners are dipping into the medicine cabinet for the wrong reasons. if you've ever wanted to perform alongside the blue man group. now's your chance. when you can grab those drumsticks and put your skills to the test. welcome back, i'm maria silva and i'm dave hall. we'll get those headlines in a minute, but first - les krifaton has a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. warmer than normal temperatures will
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next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a some drizzle being dragged into southern nevada friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning.
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your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk
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peek into the medicine cabinet of americans... and what was found is disturbing a new study discovers some dangerous trends and alarming mis- uses of antibiotics. fox5's peter dawson joins us in studio to explain it all. the american society of microbiology published a survey about americans use of prescribed and non- prescribed antibiotic medications. 400 people took part in the survey with results you'd expect and some shocking results that came out of left field. the survey asked the question, where are people getting their medication? thinking they know best twenty percent admitted to getting antibiotics from friends or family, twelve percent said they saved a few pills from an earlier perception. twenty-four percent said they got prescribed
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prescribed pills from a different country. now here is where the survey takes a turn. forty percent said they were able to buy antibiotics from american pharmacies without a prescription. and four percent volunteered information about taking their pets antibiotic medications. the authors of the survey were shocked with this results, they didn't have any questions on their survey about stealing medication from your pets but will add that question to future surveys to see what the real percentage is. it goes without saying pet antibiotic and human antibiotics ar different and extremely harmful when misused. do not take antibiotics for viral infections like colds or flu. never use someone else's medicine and never save a few pills for later use. abusing antibiotics could cause antibiotic resistant bacteria to mutate in your body also known as "superbugs" according to the c-d-c, two million people in the u.s. are infected with bacteria that can't be beaten with most antibiotics and 23,000 people die each year from those infections. scientists at jmi
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strains of bacteria gathered from hospitals from around the world. 390, nearly 2% were resistant to colistin, the last line of antibiotic defense. scary part, researchers only
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in national news... officials say the ex-marine who shot and killed 3 police officers in baton rouge... did not suffer from p-t-s-d. according to medical records. former marine- gavin long--- never saw combat. despite telling doctors he suffered from ptsd. but the report does states that doctors did diagnose him with an "adjustment disorder with depressed mood,"... back in nevember 20-11. long shot and killed three injured three more in an ambush on july 17th. a gorilla mascot at an illinois high school is being accused of taking a bad joke too far... after re-enacting harambe's final moments at a football game. these images show the mascot dragging another student down the sidelines. the mascot then chased someone else. who was dressed in a banana costume...holding a 'rest in peace harambe' sign. harambe was shot and killed back in
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boy entered its enclosure at the cincinnati zoo he stood up... by sitting down... now former nevada football star colin kapernick is the biggest story in sports... he is refusing to stand for the national anthem... and refusing to back down. (colin kaepernick / san francisco 49ers quarterback) "this is because i'm seeing things happen to people that don't have a voice. i'm in a position where i can do that, and i'm going to do that for people that can't." "you should never play another down in the nfl again. move to canada." much of the backlash has been harsh. many fans are furious..some even burning his jersey. donald trump said maybe he should move to another country... some have also come to kapernick's defense... including other nfl players and director spike lee. in more local news. neighborhood are teaming up to take legal action against the noisy builders next door. they say new construction near cactus and rainbow is damaging their properties. explosion and rumble neighbors in the
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feeling the blasts in june. at first they thought it was an earthquake. but soon, they realized it was just part of a construction project where explosives are being used to flatten out the mountains behind them. now they say, they are noticing more cracks on walls, broken tiles and doors that won't close anymore. "they set these blasts off the whole house shakes, ive got cracks on my garage floor, my patio is cracked in two spots, the so called retaining walls that are built, the special ones that would hold back an avalanche, cracked in two spots." neighbors we spoke to say they are keeping track of the damage so they can file a class-action lawsuit against "richmond american homes of nevada" and "western explosives systems". we did reach out to the companies involved, no one was available for comment. the clark county school district is bursting at the seams... too many kids...
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which means more students will be in those portable classrooms. fox five stopped by one of the district's most overcrowded schools -- william v. wright elementary school -- near durango and blue diamond. when it was built -- the district expected it to hold around 750 students... but this year -- the school has around 13- hundred. the school has 28 portable classrooms, a portable cafeteria and portable bathrooms. teachers says the portables are fine... but also inconvenient. "one of the hardest parts the portable is not having access to all the technoloogy inside, you have to walk in there but if you're in one of the pods you can easily send out kids to do vmath whereas here we dont have that opportunity." c-c-s-d says despite the ongoing issue -- a new elementary school is being planned just three miles away from wright. this could reduce the number of students at the school. it's set to open in 2019.
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school it was a red carpet welcome for some kids on their first day back to school "mentorship is effective. a student is more likely to finish elementary school, high school and college if they have a supportive person outside from their family pushing them to do better in life and that's what these men are trying to do." 150 men volunteered to cheer on the students as they entered the door. the goal was for the kids to have more positive male role models in their lives. all the guys pledged to come back at least one the school year. the event was organized by the nevada youth network for all things back to school. head over to our website fox5 vegas dot com... and click on the special banner at the top of the page. supposedly we all have a doppleganger... someone who looks just like we do. apparently that includes this monkey... see which dark lord this monkey is being compared to.
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very fast... and very large is coming up behind this dog... run doggy run... what the hall is next. ((music)) florida is
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december last year. 14 americans are killed in a mass shooting inspired by isis.
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ists from buying guns. heck voted "no." 23 times. individuals on the fbi terror watch list have purchased firearms over 2,000 times. it's not just that joe heck does nothing to stop them. it's that he's voted to let them keep doing it.... 23 times. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this ad. worst as several storms take aim at the state. tropical depression "nine" is just south of the sunshine state. volunteers are prepping for flooding by filling sandbags. it could hit northern florida later this week and hit the carolinas early saturday bringing some wind and rain. people might be ending their vacation early as the big island of hawaii braces for two hurricanes. no hurricane has ever made landfall on the island in recorded history.. hurricane
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category 3 strength on monday but is expected to weaken by the time it makes landfall on wednesday. about a thousand miles behind madeline is hurricane lester which is already a category 4 warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the next few days thanks to high pressure. starting wednesday a trough pushes closer to the coast. that will create some breezy conditions. by thursday the low will help to push daytime temperatures down to more seasonal levels. it will cool off even more as we head into the labor day weekend. there is a slight chance of some drizzle being dragged into
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friday and saturday. the uv index for tuesday is 9 or very high. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic
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let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk he're your chance to show off your drumming skills! "the blue man
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it's first ever drum-off competition right here in las vegas. "blue man group drum off is here. spins the drumstricks. entries due by midnight friday september 30" drummers will face off for a grand prize of six-thousand dollars! video submissions are now open... but need to be sent in by september 30- th. the final round takes place on october 22-nd at the container park in downtown las vegas. the judging panel features the killers drummer ronnie vannucci. "but only i can live forever." it turns out... lord voldemort was right... harry potter thought he killed the dark lord... but ohh no... voldemort is back... as a monkey.
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picture and tell me that monkey isn't the second coming of voldemort... it's a dead ringer... on the left... the monkey... on the right... lord voldemort... the monkey version of the dark lord was born at a zoo in the u-k... we're not sure of the monkey's motivations yet... but we're pretty sure it wants to destroy harry potter... so stay tuned. now to the luckiest dog in the world... the dog was tootling along on a dirt road... when this happened. (car jumps over dog) whee... that was fun... i told you it's the luckiest dog in the world... and now it's chasing after the car that almost flattened him like a bug... this is at a rally race in bolivia... you can see the car hits that jump at the exact moment it needed to... or else... our little doggy friend would no longer be with us. speaking of.... no longer being with us... we're all going to die eventually... breaking news... but at least we can ride off in style now. check out the maserati hearse... it looks like a fancy space ship...
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won't take you to mars... it's taking you to a 2 by 8 plot of dirt... you've heard the old joke... you'll be late late to your own funeral?? well not in this bad boy... you'll not only arrive on time... but you'll be rolling thru the afterlife in style. ((anchor chat)) one plumber is caught with his pants down. we'll show you why this handyman's work truck is the talk of the town. jason feinberg joins us from the newsroom with a look at what's coming up in the next two hours. apparently our
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dave... the miami vice bedsheets were turnoff. maria... the poster of menudo was so 1990-late and no chick ever saw my lava lamp up close but there is hope for current students. we'll speak with a design expert to get some tips on making the ultimate dorm room. and if the jury wants to play play play and the bailiff nt hate hate hate... then whats going to happen when taylor swift gets summozed to jury duty. will she shake it off... or create some bad blood. we'll be right
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i pledge allegiance, to the flag [continues in background] they're bringing drugs, they're brigning crime, they're rapists... you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes... blood coming out of her...wherever [pledge continues in background] i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters... get him the hell out of here... get him out of here! get out! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. when it comes to
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creativity is everything! check out one canadian plumber's approach to getting new customers. nick hudson of "sault's plumber" put these creative decals on his truck show to business is all about.... your business! hudson says his grandfather actually gave him the idea. there's much more ahead on fox5 news this morning. coming up.. 2 women in houston are "flashing" other drivers it's probably not what you think.. we'll explain how they're teaching
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and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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for pedestrians in southern nevada. and...we're gonna share the latest statistics that prove this alarming fact. locals come to the aid of an organization that lost all their school supplies in a raging fire. we'll tell you how more people are lending a helping hand to "the people's autism foundation." closed captioning will resume shortly. good morning i'm jason feinberg and i'm monica jackson welcome to fox5

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