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been slowly released and this is what we know so far. 8 students and a few faculty members including the principle were exposed to a small amount of mercury, the amount found in an old thermometer. the school quickly followed protocol, fire crews, ccsd policeha the epa were called out and that's when the school went on lockdown. hazmat crews are screening room after room and student after student. capt. young with ccsd police gave us the very latest information a short time ago. "still going through... snipper almost." the crowd has thinned out over the last few hour but still a large
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any information. captain young tells us the school district has been updating parents using parentlink, but we have fox5's mike doria live in the crowd of parents with more mike. fox5's team coverage continues now with reaction from students and parents caught up in this ordeal. mike-- hundreds of families are still standing out side the school right now... waiting to collect their child. this has been going on since just after
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now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones daytime temperatures will continue to tick upward the next three days peaking at 102 on saturday. the dry northwest flow that is sitting over us will start to push away sunday as a closed low begins to change our weather. that low coupled with a strong ridge in the gulf of alaska will create breezy to windy conditions starting sunday. we will also see a drop in daytime high temperatures from 102 on saturday
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wednesday. the uv index for thursday 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 construciton areas to look out for and
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listed on our maps back to the news desk a local family dealing with a tragedy after a man shot and killed his wife and killed his wife and then himself. this morning we are learning more about the couple. the shooter has been identified as michael yonke. the victim's name hasn't been released... but we do know the 41- year-old mother of two. police tell us they had been called out to the
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just to settle an argument. experts say even if nobody noticed the warning signs. there was probably tension brewing between the couple because the wife was in the process of moving out of their home. "most cases where a woman is killed, it happens once she leaves or once she gets the nerve to go -- and that's what keeps the woman there. most women who are being abused to the point where they ultimately could be killed are being told the whole time -- if you leave i'll kill you." the couple had three children total, two from previous relationships... and one together. both presidential candidates are dropping serious cash on ad space. but it appears hillary clinton is outspending billionaire donald trump. clinton has spent more than 127- million dollars for tv ads in battleground states. donald trump just 18-million. according to n- p-r these numbers represent ads purchased through november 8th.
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more than 13 million dollars on t-v ads. donald trump has spend around 150- thousand. u-n-l-v will host the third and final presidential debate in october. so starting today the college will begin offering free election-themed lectures. anyone is invited to attend the series featuring professors and scholars from across the country. it will help people understand the themes around the debate at u-n- l-v and the november election. the first talk is some of the topics include "politeness in politics"... and "do presidential debates matter". the presidential debate at u-n-l-v takes place wednesday october 19-th. yosemite national park is expanding. this marks the park's largest expansion in almost 70 years. the national park service just announced it is adding 400-acres of wetlands and meadow habitat to the park's boundaries. the land was
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earlier this year for 2-point-3 million dollars. happening today senator harry reid will be advocating to protect our public lands. during today's news conference. senator reid will highlight the value of protecting public lands. he also plans to speak out against efforts by special interests to sell the lands to private entities. senator reid will take the podium at the u-s capitol at noon. north las vegas is among the worst cities for families in america. that's according to wallethub dot com. the study looked at 36 key metrics, from crime rates to school system rankings and housing costs. among the 150 most populated cities in the u-s, north las vegas came in 142nd on the list. other cities in southern nevada did a bit better including las vegas at 121 and henderson at 73 a different study
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nevada as a whole is the fourth worst for health care. the results are due to the high number of adults and children not covered by health insurance. "disney world" is now scanning children's fingers before they enter the park. it's all in an effort to prevent people from sharing tickets. the security measure was rolled out in august for kids between the ages of three and nine. the system scans a finger... then converts the image into a "unique numerical value" tied to the ticket. the park says they do not store fingerprints... and discard the scan immediately. there is a new hotel-casino being built just west of the strip on sahara. lucky dragon will feature asian influences. fox5 is the only local station given a site tour kevin bolinger gives us a look inside
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we're in the casino area. you can see the pagoda in themiddle of the room. above that will be a 1 1/4 ton glass dragon. it was made overseas and is currently on a boat being shipped over here to the states. it will hang from the ceiling to the top of the pagoda. this is asian themed all the way. nats of saw the sounds represent another resort property - but the eventual sights inside lucky dragon will be different than las vegas has seen. dave jacoby/lucky dragon chief operating officer: a lot of the resorts on the strip do a very good job of dedicating a small subsection of their property to asian play, but nobody has built anything yet from the ground up to really show face to these players and provde a building that was really built for them. every last detail is done in line with asian architecture and traditions in mind - going so far as bringing in a feng shui mas will be fluent in several languages. and if you're looking for a hamburger or slice of pizza - forget about it...all of the dining options will cater to asian cuisine. dave jacoby/lucky dragon chief operating officer: we have five different restaurants on property ranging from grab and go, kind of street food to fine dining. dim sum, we'll have a team somallier, an indoor/outdoor tea garden. owners secured financing to get the project up and running earlier this year. when completed it will have 203 rooms....and a gaming design that puts a focus on bacharat and pai
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like black jack. kevin: the website is already online. they'll start taking room reservation october 1st. the grand opening is set for december 3rd and they will have a big asian themed party to kick it all off. kevin bolinger, fox 5 news, local las vegas.>> applications are already being accepted for jobs at the resort. we've set up a link on our website fox 5 vegas dot com.
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the new salami caprese panini from subway. pressed and grilled to cinematic perfection to get a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. part of the new chef-inspired panini collection from subway. most of the students and staff that were held overnight at walter johnson junior high have been released. this following a mercury spill that was reported on campus yesterday just after noon. the spill led to a lockdown and mandatory testing before the students could be released to their parents. we continue our
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the incident at 5 a-m. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones daytime temperatures will continue to tick upward the next three days peaking at 102 on saturday. the dry northwest flow that is sitting over us will start to push away sunday as a closed low begins to change our weather. that low coupled with a strong ridge in the gulf of alaska will create breezy to windy conditions starting sunday. we will also see a drop in daytime high temperatures from 102 on saturday to 90 by wednesday. the uv
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here's a look at
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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
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alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk apple unveils its brand new iphone
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it comes in two new colors and has a host of new features. but not everyone is happy about the changes. mary moloney explains.
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but those will cost you 159 bucks. of course the internet had a field day. one user tweeting a pic of a headphone jack with the caption: "only 90's kids will remember." another saying "i don't even own airpods yet and i've already lost one." but it wasn't just about the iphone. apple's new watch will be water proof -- with a brighter display -- and it will be 50 percent faster. apple also announced something gamers may love. the apple watch and pokemon go will now be compatible. and super mario is coming to apple's operating system -- ios. this is the first game can be played on a portable system that wasn't made by nintendo. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney.>> you can pre- order the new i- phone starting tomorrow. but you'll have to wait until next friday for the phone to hit stores. athletes are back in rio for the 20-16 paralympics. the games kicked off last night with one amazing stunt. stay with us.
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the 20-16 paralympic games
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opening act. take a look. wheelchair daredevil aaron "wheelz" rode down a massive ramp before somersaulting through the air. the fireworks and pagentry didn't stop there. next came the symbolic lighting of a replica of the olympic cauldron. the paralympics feature more than four thousand athletes from 161 nations. run through september 18th. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... if you think this is impressive.. just wait until
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we're starting
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some students are just heading off to bed.. after being locked inside walter johnson middle school for more than 16 hours.. all the kids were gone by 4-30 this morning.. officials say there was a mercury spill.. so hazmat officials had to come to the school we'll have a live report on this later is the morning good morning i'm dave hall. 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. daytime temperatures will continue to tick upward the next three days peaking at 102 on
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that is sitting over us will start to push away sunday as a closed low begins to change our weather. that low coupled with a strong ridge in the gulf of alaska will create breezy to windy conditions starting sunday. we will also see a drop in daytime high temperatures from 102 on saturday to 90 by wednesday. the uv index for thursday is 9 or very high.

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