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governor brian sandoval said he was grateful to the committee... adding - quote - "i will begin my review of the committee's recommendations and will also begin discussions with legislative leadership, local stakeholders, and my cabinet to clarify any outstanding questions. i will not move forward until all questions have been resolved." so now - the issue will go to carson city. fox five politcal analyst mark peplowski joins us now - with how a special session would take shape. closed captioning
he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given
the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president. i just cannot support donald trump. u-n-l-v president len jessup is expecting a busy couple of years for the university. in his "state of the university" address-- he talked about a bright future coupled with a lot of changes. first... there's a lot of projects going on. a new hotel college should be done by next year. also... jessup says the medical school has passed
standards and will start construction. "my philosophy is that some people dread change in their lives, i happen to thrive on it. i think it's healthy both for individuals and for organizations as they move forward. i look at change as an oppourtunity. i think it's exciting." another big focus was the third presidential debate - which unlv will host next month. jessup says the event will bring a unique learning opportunity for students and positive publicity to the school. some changes are also in store... for u-n-l-v's mascot "hey reb" "about every ten years, this university in it's history has done a refresh or an update on the athletic logo and it's been about a decade. it's time to do a refresh again and we've got a good committee of people both on campus and off that are going to kick that process off for us here." complaints over the mascot have come up in the past over allegations of ties to the confederacy. the r-j reports the school has budgeted fifty- thousand dollars to hire a consultant - and
danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us.
the suspect was shot at least twice during a struggle with officers trying to subdue him. police say the man has been hospitalized in critical condition - while an off-duty police detective also has been hospitalized. he has a slash wound to the face. the family of a woman found dead in her jail cell has reached a one- point-nine million dollar wrongful death settlement. sandra bland was initially arrested for failing to use her turn signal. the settlement includes compensation for bland's death in custody - as well as several changes to jail procedures in waller county, texas. nancy loo spoke with bland's mother - who says the settlement is not about the money. closed captioning
some of the other changes at the jail include... providing an on- duty nurse or emergency medical technician for all shifts... and providing continuing education for jailer screening. federal regulators recalled one million galaxy samsung note seven smart- phones amid reports of the phone catching fire. this product presents such a serious fire hazard i am urging all consumers take advantage of this recall right away." dozens of users reported that fires occurred during charging. the recall comes after samsung said earlier this month that it would stop selling galaxy note sevens. the c-p-s-c says the company got 92 u-s-based reports of batteries overheating. that included 26 burn reports and 55 reports of property damage
million of the devices worldwide since introducing them in august. china has sucessfully launched a rocket, carrying an unmanned space lab. "(rocket liftoff) " the "tea-ann-gong 2" will orbit earth. and next month... two astronauts are set to join it - for 30 days - in china's first manned space mission since 2013. the space lab has two cabins - one for astronauts and experiments - the other for equipment. china has pumped enormous amounts of money into its space program. future plans include sending a robotic probe to mars and a potential manned mission to the moon. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we'll stay cooler- than-average on friday with a high of 92 degrees. some warmer air moves in for the weekend with 95 saturday,
arrive on monday with slight shower chances and a high of 94. we'll then see those chances stick around tuesday and wednesday with highs in the low 90s. average highs for the next week range from 92-94. we'll stay cooler- than-average on friday with a high of 92 degrees. some warmer air moves in for the weekend with 95 saturday, then 97 sunday. the big changes for us arrive on monday with slight shower chances and a high of 94. we'll then see those chances stick around tuesday and wednesday with highs in the low 90s. average highs for the next week range from 92-94. we'll stay cooler- than-average on friday with a high of 92 degrees. some warmer air moves in
their reading rangers rally today... reading rangers is the school's way of setting reading goals for students... with the ultimate goal of reading at or above their grade level. educators at cunningham want students to read books on their own... this pep rally was a way of getting kids excited about their reading missions. did you know... panning for gold can be a competitive sport? coming... how a nugget of california history... is "going international".
jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make
it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives. in 1803, a man bought the territory of louisiana for 42 cents an acre. that was the greatest deal ever. until i made this one. now you can get my jumbo breakfast platter for just $2.99. take that history. scrambled eggs, eight mini pancakes, a hash brown, and your choice of bacon or sausage. it's the greatest deal since the louisiana purchase. sort of.
bring peace to violent conflicts... without using force. plus... why an iconic trail at zion national park will be closed next week... the gold rush returns to northern california. more than four hundred competitors from five continents ... took part in the world gold panning championships at the fairgrounds in placerville . it started with 180 competitors - and after some eliminations.... 30 were left to compete for the championship. using buckets... to sift for gold. each person had the same opportunity to find the same amount. "we brought the gold rush back to el dorado county. and being someone who grew up in the area this is basically a celebration of culture and who we are as a community." competitors came from around the world. with the exception of south america and antarctica - every continent was represented in the event. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 6 o'clock is straight
starts now. next stop - carson city. local leaders approve a plan to build and pay for an almost 2-billion dollar stadium.. we have the details of who's paying and what happens next. "hey reb!" is about to get a make- over.. why unlv is spending thousands of dollars to give it's controversial mascot an updated look. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas the plan for a one-point-nine billion dollar stadium for the raiders in las vegas is one step closer to reality. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. an oversight committee unanimously approved the plan and now its off to the nevada legislature for consideration. we have team coverage tonight. eric hilt is at one of the possible stadium locations with what comes next... but first we start with abby theodros on