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fox5 news at 6 starts now. this was the scene last night. hundreds of parents waiting for their kids outside johnson middle school... after a mercury exposure. some parents and students were finally able to go home around five this morning. how officials say this happened. closed captioning will resume shortly we may be getting closer to the "las vegas raiders". what officials are discussing about an n-f-l stadium ... to bring the team here. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas classes have been canceled another day at johnson middle school. i'm john huck.
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maddela. hazmat crews are working to clean up mercury throughout the building. we have team coverage tonight. eric hilt talked with parents waiting for their kids outside johnson middle school for several hours last night. miguel martinez- valle is at a meeting for those parents -- which will start shortly... but first we start with adam herbets... with more on what c- c-s-d says will happen next.
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at the time we heard about it, the clark county school district called it... not a big deal. they said it was just a tiny bit of mercury... and classes were supposed to let out on time. yeah... that didn't happen. we just waited for 12 hours. it was a long time. i expected it to be pretty sunny but then i was like oh yeah, it's been 12 hours. it's like pi somewhere along the line... the story seemed to change... from a tiny amount of mercury, the size of an old school thermometer... to this. this is the largest decontamination incident ever in the history of our department. initially when we made that statement, because i actually made it... that was our initial thought. once we started to get readings throughout the school, that raised the level of concern. ccsd police captain ken young says it all started because a couple of kids were just
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similar rumors. they had mercury in a plastic bag and these boys were playing around in the locker room and i think it broke everywhere police saynine students and three administrators were exposed... and they're supposed to be just fine. the damage to their sleeping schedule is worse than the mercury. it was horrible because we were sitting there for like 16 hours. it's like i'm mad inside and tired at the same time and angry. still -- police aren't sure how much of it was scattered through campus... which is why they had to screen almost 1300 people... one by one... some of them more than once. mercury just bounces like little beads and it gets on your foot and you could track it everywhere which is why we were very cautious about sending people home when it was potentially on their shoes i just want to commend the school. they did an excellent job. i was there most of the time. the spirit of the kids was great. they weren't depressed or anything like that. it almost seemed like it was
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closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly parents told me that today they are of course tired becuase some of them were waiting outside of the school until early morning... and they say they're still angry about how ccsd handled the situation. parents say it was a frustrating night because they had little communication with the district and they had no idea what was going on in the school or when
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able to take their kids home. today i talked with one mom who went to pick up her daughter at noon -- but she wasn't let out of school until after midnight. the mom told me in the 12 hours she waited outside of johnson middle school all she got from the school district was recorded phone messages. "you gotta understand why parents were getting upset, why they were getting mad, on social media people were saying oh well you cant be upset that they're checking your kids, thats not what parents were mad about, they were mad they werent getting any in today, ccsd admitted communication between the school and the hundreds of waiting parents could o have been better ccsd police captain ken young said many parents were skeptical of information coming out he said if this happens again they would focus on who was giving the information to concerned parents.
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parents will finally get to hear from school leaders about what happened with their kids. fox five's miguel martinez-valle is live outside jacobson elementary school.... where a public meeting is getting underway right now. closed captioning will resume shortly will resume shortly closed captioning
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closed captioning will resume shortly proponents of an n-f-l stadium in las vegas continue to rework their proposal for the one point nine billion dollar project.
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live near flamingo and swenson where an oversight committee talked all things money. we heard a lot of back and forth today between developers and the committee- mostly about the publics $750 million dollar contribution to the stadium. developers say locals have nothing to worry about - this money will be financed by tourists through a hotel room tax. financial analyst jeremy aguero went into detail about this today. he says visitors would see a point 88 percent hike for hotels on the strip, point 5 percent hike for hoteks within 25 miles of the stadium and no tax for hotels outside of that radius. we also heard from a local labor union thats excited about this project and the opportunities it
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marco hernandez: it means for us to create jobs, to have the opportunity to build it and make sure our members get a hand on to build it and be excited to move the city of las vegas to the next level (12) hernandez told me that local 872 is in touch with developers to make sure union workers get a fair shake when it comes to construction jobs. most recently - 500 of the union's members worked on the t-mobile arena. todays meeting wrapped up a bit ago and no decisions were made but developers are on a tight deadline. they want this deal to be approved by the legislature next month so they can move forward with the nfl
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your thoughts about the n-f-l stadium. head to our website fox five vegas dot com... to answer a new poll. "do you support partial public funding for the proposed n-f-l stadium?". it's located on the news page. we'll be right
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chief" forum -- presidential nominee donald trump praised russian president vladimir putin. "if he says great things about me, i'm going to say great things about him. i've already said he's a leader. he has a strong control of the country. it's a different system and i don't like the system, but he's been a leader far more than our president has been a leader." today -- fox five's eric hilt sat down with donald trump junior -- the nominee's son and one of his closest advisors -- to talk comments. 943 do you believe putin is a better leader than obama? i think for russia he's doing a better job for russia than obama is doing for the united states, but i don't know him, i'm not in russia, i don't spend a lot of time there, but i think he's done a good job for the people of his country. tomorrow -- hillary clinton will meet with bi- partisan military leaders... including general david petraeus and former homeland secretary michael chertoff. it's for a work
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national security. new at six... a kansas city man robs a bank to get away from his wife. that's according to the f-b-i. lawrence john ripple handed a bank teller a note that read, "i have a gun -- give me money". the 70-year-old took three- thousand dollars... but instead of running away -- he sat in the lobby to wait for security. police say he told officers "he was the guy they were looking for". he told police he would rather go to jail... than back home to his wife after an argument. the wife declined to go on camera... but says the argument was over a dryer being fixed. they've been married 33 years. (kelli bailiff/wyandotte county sheriff's office) "i've never heard of someone who would rather come to jail and commit a crime so they don't have to go home to be with their family. that's never happened." (man mos) "it just makes you wonder what on earth is happening" (woman mos) "they have libraries in jail, they have special programs, activities. it's almost like he's
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ripple could face 20 years in prison if convicted. (( weather )) now fox5 weather 24/7 with chief meteorologist ted pretty we'll see highs at 100 degrees or a degree or two above friday through the weekend. afternoon southwest gusts to 25 mph will be with us on sunday, then stronger gusts to 30 mph for us on monday and tuesday. we'll see cooler air move in also for monday with a high of 96 degrees. tuesday through thursday our highs will be right around 90
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we'll see highs at 100 degrees or a degree or two above friday through the weekend. afternoon southwest gusts to 25 mph will be with us on sunday, then stronger gusts to 30 mph for us on monday and tuesday. we'll see cooler air move in also for monday with a high of 96 degrees. tuesday through thursday our highs will be right around 90
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sometimes football fans forget things for their tailgating parties... but levi's stadium and amazon hope to change that. how they're helping fans fight game day traffic...
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footballs fans have been waiting for! the n-f-l football season is here. the first game between the denver broncos and the carolina panthers kicks off tonight. it's a superbowl re-match! many people are putting their money on the game at local sports books. the wynn sports book director -- says the panthers are a three-point favorite at the broncos' home. "peyton manning is probably worth about 6 points. so that shows fluctuation if broncos had peyton for game. they would be 3 point favorite. quarterback means a lot in the nfl." sports book director -- johnny avello -- also says the raiders attract a lot of money during football season... because they have so many fans. he says their team looks good this year... and could be in the hunt for the playoffs.
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to make sure football fans have everything they need on game day! they're teaming up with the san francisco 49-ers for a delivery services. it's called "prime now". fans that are tailgating at levi's stadium can make orders for food... drinks.... and more from the online retail site. then -- the orders will be delivered right to the parking lot in an hour or less. the service is available to amazon prime members who pay an annual subscription fee. an latest sports headlines... breaking news... and weather updates... download our fox five app. it's free in app stores. coming up... flying chipotle burritos? it could be a thing later this month. where google is set to test drone delivery... with a chipotle food truck. sean up next on more access! live long and prosper! as star trek turns 50... see why fans still "go where no man has gone before" rachel plus, joseph gordon levitt is taking on a new role as "snowden"
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the star about this spy thriller and why it may earn him a oscar nod! sean and ellen's big premiere week continues! tonight see the speical surprise she gifted to one of the victims of the orlando shooting victims!
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flying food on a college campus sounds like every student's dream. but it could come true! google is going to try it out with chipotle. the company will test drone delivery at virginia tech. students and employees can order burritos from a chipotle food truck on site. then -- it will be delivered to a confined area. the self- navigating drones will lower the burritos using a tether. google wants to test food delivery
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package sensitive cargo for drone delivery. thanks for joining us.. "more access" is coming up next. before joseph gordon levitt goes undercover as "snowden" he explains why this happened our new hilarious interview with the star! then hollywood royalty coming to vegas! how you can spend an evening with legendary actor al pacino plus, go where no man has gone before! why "star trek" still inspires fans 50 years later! and tim tebow coming to vegas? why we could soon see the former heisman trophy winner playing in vegas! tonight on "more acces!" get more las vegas. more. more! i love to get more. when i'm in vegas i love to get more! (( bang! )) a familiar face is returning to fox

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