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live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. the push for a nearly two billion dollar n- f-l stadium in las vegas receives support from the stars. we hear from former n-f-l players about why it could change the game in the n- f-l. it wasn't a crash that stopped traffic on the 95... but a dog! how troopers stepped in to help rescue it. and a henderson neigbhorhood concerned... after a stranger knocks on their doors. why they say he wanted to come inside their homes. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas the call to build a two-billion dollar stadium here in las vegas just received a superstar powered endorsement today. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. former n-f-l players... along
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community leaders came out to voice the immediate support.. not just for the stadium.. but for the expansion of the convention center as well.... fox 5's vince sapienza joins us live after speaking with them at an event held today. john.. christine.... if you were here today.. you saw plenty of these kinds of signs... welcome to las vegas raiders.... but today wasn't all about the silver and black.... on the back of the sign you see the words nevada jobs... and that was the main message for carson city...
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caesars executive jan jones blackhurst was just one of many community leaders on hand voicing their support for the an expanded convention center and a new nfl stadium. she says the proposal would bring in 1.5 billion dollars in economics and create more than 14-thousand jobs. bigger cheer from the crowd than howie long. the former los angeles and oakland raider said a team here in las vegas would not just bring eight could change the game in the nfl. "this is such a unique city given all the hotels and casinos and the ability to generate the
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the art facility that could be the crown jewel of the nfl." and not just a game changer for the nfl. but for those who live and work here in the valley. "life changing would be a great way to describe it, building a stadium and a convention center the size they want to do, is going to put workers back into houses and give them the ability to live again." also voicing his support is las vegas native and ex-nfl running back steven jackson who grew up in the clark county school district system. "it brings more people to the city, when you have more tourism and more tax dollars it helps to trickle down hopefully and be used properly in the ccsd, where as a citizen we all agree it needs out help." now govenor brian sandoval is expected to call a special session so lawmakers can consider the deal within the next three weeks.... proponents are hoping a yes vote happens sooner rather than later... that way they can get it to the n-f-l ahead of the owner meetings this january..... where they would then vote yes or no on the raiders re-locating.... from the thomas and mack... i'm vince sapienza.. fox-5 news.. local..
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traffic was stopped on a busy freeway because of a dog darting through traffic... while people tried to save it. you can seth little dog running on the 95 near eastern. this was just before two p-m. some drivers even got out of their cars to help troopers catch it. the whole ordeal shut down 95 northbound at eastern... because the dog would not cooperate. drivers on the other side of the freeway slowed down to see what was going on. you can see the dog running down the off-ramp. we have calls into animal foundation and the nevada
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is safe. a six-hour standoff started after police say a man beat his girlfriend... then stabbed his friend. it happened around 4-30 this morning near desert inn and rainbow. police say the victims had non- life threatening injuries. when officers got to the scene -- the man refused to leave the home... and police say he had a high- powered assault weapon. swat officers were called out... and several neighbors were evacuated. officers worked until ten a-m to negotiate with the suspect. he eventually surrendered. police have not provided the suspect's name. three children were taken away from a home after a baby died there. police say the baby was found unresponsive in an apartment around two this morning -- near charleston and lamb. metro told us earlier today this death was not suspicious. but now, three children under the age of seven are in the care of child protective services. metro says the parents of the baby are now under investigation. we will bring you more details as they develop.
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trying to get help finding a man who was going door to door in their neighborhood. they say he seemed to target houses with children... and then told the family he used to live there. fox5's adam herbets is live near horizon and college with what happened next. this isnt the first creepy situation weve come across in this area. you might remember last week... parents were complaining about a van that was following children around on their way home from school. this guy - different guy -- had a different m-o. he was telling people that he used to live here... and that his dog was buried in the backyard... so he could come in and take pictures. we dont know if hes harmless... but hes definitely freaking out a lot of parents. (nats neighborhood / chimes) in a nice neighborhood like this... people dont want to be bothered and they don't want people knocking on their door... (nats walking) especially when the guy doing the knocking gives them the creeps. i shook his hand.
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himself as gordon. gordon has an odd request. (nats dog wide shot) he wants to come in to your house so he can take a picture of where he buried his dead dog 20 years ago... i was just wondering if there was a way i could get into your house or into your back yard so i can take pictures? first off -- if he's taking pictures... what's he going to take pictures of the ground? ...the problem is, he knocked on more than one house... so unless he has a lot of dead dogs in peoples back yards... something seems off. i don't know. but he was so creepy. (nats kid on bicycle) i just thought it was odd that he skipped the houses in the neighborhood that didn't have kids. he only went to the ones that had kids. (nats neighborhood cars?) this mom called the police and talked to her neighbors. (nats garbage can) thats when she found out... they have seen his car
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it almost feels like he knew which houses already had children in it now she says theres almost no way this could be a coincidence. it's scary when it comes to your children. because it's like the most important thing in your life when the police came out here they didnt find gordon... so theres not really much they could do. mom says if you see anyone who description -- big guy, mid 30s, red shirt, red backwards baseball cap. please call the police. live in henderson, adam herbets, fox5 it's been a windy start to monday...
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with it a cold front. ad lib to weather let's check in with fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty with a look at the forecast. we stay below average through thursday with highs around 80 degrees..average highs are around 86. north wind moves in on wednesday to 25 mph, then to 15 mph on thursday. we start to warm up on friday with less wind and a high of 83. we'll be warmer for the weekend with highs at 87 and 86 degrees with light breezes and plenty of sun. a week after the first presidential debate... a new
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with a five-point lead on donald trump. a week after the first presidential debate... a new poll shows hillary clinton with a five-point lead on donald trump. this comes as "the new york times" report trump possibly avoided paying federal taxes... after claiming a nearly billion dollar loss in the nineties. fox's mike emanuel shows us how clinton wasted no time to shame him. donald trump's campaign grappling with another negative headline... new york's attorney general serving the trump foundation with this cease and desist order after it failed to properly register
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while trump's campaign believes this is politically motivated - it says it will comply. trump nats: "fixing our broken tax code is one of the main reasons i am running for president. but while campaigning in colorado trump took on the new york times report suggesting the real estate mogul avoided federal income taxes for 18 years. trump says: "as a business man and real estate developer, i have legally used tax laws to my benefit and to my company and investors and employees." hillary clinton storming through battleground ohio - where she earned a slam dunk endorsement from basketball champion and ohio native lebron james. clinton nats: "i might be elected president, but here in ohio, lebron will always be the king!! the former secretary of state also seizing on the attention surrounding trump's 1995 tax returns. clinton says: "yesterday, his
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makes him a genius. what kind of genius loses a billion dollars in a single year?" hillary clinton is also trying to convince voters here in battleground ohio that she opposes free trade deals which have become widely unpopular among workers across the rust belt. in akron, ohio mike emanuel fox news. and the presidential debate was the most-watched political event in history... now it's the vice presidential nominees turn. tomorrow night... republican indiana governor mike pence and democratic virginia senator tim kaine will take the stage at longwood university. that's near richmond, virginia. this will be the first and only vice presidential debate. fox five will have a special edition show tomorrow night -- right after the debate at 7-30. coming up... the linq is going pink! it's to celebrate
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what festivities will take place at the high roller all week for breast cancer awareness month... and to help raise money for charity. when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms."
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ald trump. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. there's the nevada way. work hard. play by the rules. pay your taxes. and then there's the danny tarkanian way. penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme.
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the danny tarkanian way? the wrong way for nevada.
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jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen, and as a computer programmer, i created apps... before they were called "apps" and i learned there's always a smart solution. we found a smart solution to rising energy costs... creating one of the largest solar projects in the state. in congress, i'll work with democrats and republicans to make all of nevada a leader in solar, i approved this message because i know we can the high roller is find smart solutions... even in washington. going pink all week long for breast cancer awareness month! four breast cancer survivors were on hand to flip the switch. all week... the linq will be holding special events on the promenade to raise money for the "american cancer society." they're encouraging all
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those who give one dollar will receive a pink high roller bracelet. if you donate five dollars... you'll get a free pink cocktail from the sky lounge. "we've got lots of great events happening including this thursday we're doing a silent pink disco at the fountain at the linq promenade and we're encouraging everyone to come along, wear pink. the event is totally free, but we'd love for people to donate to our cause as well." the silent pink disco starts at seven p-m on thursday. the high roller wi week... and then randomly pink throughout the month. the high roller isn't the only attraction changing colors. october is also domestic violence awareness month. so -- the "welcome to las vegas" sign changed purple for the cause. clark county commissioners and "safe nest" representatives helped change the bulbs. according to safe nest... at least one in every three women will be beaten... abused... or sexually assaulted in her lifetime. safe nest helps support at least 50-thousand
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(( weather )) now fox5 weather 24/7 with chief meteorologist ted pretty we stay below average through thursday with highs around 80 degrees..average highs are around 86. north wind moves in on wednesday to 25 mph, then to 15 mph on thursday. we start to warm up on friday with less wind and a high of 83. we'll be warmer for the weekend with highs at 87 and 86 degrees with light breezes and plenty of sun. we stay below average through
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degrees..average highs are around 86. north wind moves in on wednesday to 25 mph, then to 15 mph on thursday. we start to warm up on friday with less wind and a high of 83. we'll be warmer for the weekend with highs at 87 and 86 degrees with light breezes and
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but that's the choice joe heck keeps making. women like me rely on planned parenthood for checkups and cancer screenings, but congressman joe heck voted ten times to take away their funding. heck even threatened to shut down the federal government to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. shutting down the government... taking away access to lifesaving care... just to score political points. joe heck should be ashamed. women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising. women vote is responsible the new salami caprese panini
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a golden brown crust and meld the flavors in melted cheese. part of the new chef-inspired panini collection from subway. since the death of the iconic tejano star selena. now -- a new makeup line to honor her has already sold out! here's a look at the lines in corpus christi, texas this past weekend.
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several hours to get inside the launch event. mac-cosmetics says the special edition makeup collection sold out on the first day. the company says it will re-stock for online ordering soon. it plans to make the collection available for select stores this thursday. selena quintanilla was shot and killed by her fan club president in corpus christi in 19-95. harry potter fans will be able to do a marathon of all the movies on the big screen. imax theaters plan to show all eight "harry potter" films in theaters stain next thursday. this comes before the release of the "fantastic beasts and where to find them". it's a harry potter spinoff. each imax screening will have content from "fantastic beasts"... and greeting from the new film's cast. the atlanta braves said their final farewell to turner field. it's been the team's home since 19-97. we'll have a look at the final game... and which former president was caught on the kiss
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horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society.
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they're just not for us. dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. [cell phone vibrating] when the billionaire koch brothers call, congressman joe heck has been answering. voting with the koch brothers' agenda 85% of the time. to big oil companies and the super rich, but ending medicare as we know it and forcing cuts to social security. taking care of the koch brothers may be a good call for joe heck, but it doesn't work for nevada's working families. senate majority pac is responsible
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new' stories we are working for fox5 news at ten. police are investigating the death of a three month old child.. and while details are limited .. officers tell us these situations happen all too often.. see what you can do now - to help keep your family bringing to the dangers of domestic violence..... we were there when victims shared their stories... of tragedy and triumph. after nearly 20 years... the atlanta braves gave their final goodbye to turner field. and it was a bittersweet night. fans did the "tomahawk chop" for the last time on sunday night. they also showed up to kiss "the ted" goodbye. among the smoochers -- former president jimmy carter and wife rosalynn.
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the team will move to a new stadium just outside the city. thanks for joining us.. "more access" is coming up next. perform a special concert for what they call "their most important night of the years" tonight - highlights from their trf gala and the star support who helped make it a record-breaking event! plus toby keith back in vegas! why the country crooner loves sin city and his thoughts on our presidential hopefuls! then from the vegas stage to back in the studio why mariah carey's making an impact on "empire!"

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