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and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday
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in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. 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 desk a man has died..
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near bonanza and maryland. it happened just after 8 last night. according to police. the shooting appears to be over drugs. police say the suspects are still on the loose. several witnesses saw three suspects leave the scene in a red jeep cherokee. and be the first to know about breaking news-- by downloading our fox 5 mobile app. free parking has always been a staple on the las
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could soon be a thing of the past as more strip properties announce they too will start charging for parking m-g-m properties.. caesars entertainment.. and wynn resorts are all adding fees.. but most people we talked to weren't thrilled about handing over the extra cash. "it would affect how many times we came down here that's for sure" butt to sot : "we came here 43 years ago where we could stay at a hotel for 19 dollars, so things have changed!" at wynn... valet will now cost 13 to 18 dollars. caesars will charge from 8 to 18 dollars. m-g-m resorts started the trend back in june. locals can park for free.. for now at least.. but starting december 29th m-g-m will start charging locals to park. station casinos says it will continue to offer free parking to its guests. all aboard! the
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station at the nevada railroad museum. we told fox5's peter dawson to take his caboose to boulder city and show us some holiday spirit. nevada southern railway excursion train at the nevada state railroad museum proudly present santa train. located in boulder city, they have four trains to ride on including a 71/2" gauge steam model train. ride the same rails the workers did while constructing the hoover dam. the santa train leaves the station on december 3, 4, 10,
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streets of downtown... this saturday--- there will be a sea of santas.... for the the las vegas great santa run it's not too late for you to join in the fun. festivities kick off at nine a-m and the five k starts at ten a-m and it is all for a good cause--- the santa run benefits opportunity people across the valley have been receiving random, racist letters... seemingly from a local h-o-a and a lawfirm. ""they've gone to reno, theyve gone to mesquite, they've gone all over the place....to categorize people in the way that theyve done, to me its a hate crime" " john leach.. whose firm's letterhead has been used.. says neither he.. his firm.. nor the h-o-a have anything to
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letters. leach has since reached out to local law enforcement and the f-b-i.. to try and stop the letters. the presidential election just keeps on going. nearly a month since voters went to the polls.. 5 counties in nevada will have their votes recounted. an independent candidate has paid 14-thousand dollars.. to have recounts done across the state.. including here in clark county. roque de la fuente received the fewest votes in the state.. but says he wants to counter balance jill stein. who has requested recounts in three states. the recount in wisconsin will start first thing this morning. and clerks say they are nervous.. because it feels like the entire nation is watching them. wisconsin county workers will have to count all the ballots in just a week and a half. "i've been through 97 elections .. but i'm counting this one twice.. " butt to well you know it's one of those things where you just start taking one step in front of the other.. (sot)) "you gotta have a sense of humor otherwise you're never gonna make it,."
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asking their normal clients to be patient. because this recount will take up most of their time. here in nevada.. clerks only have 5 days to complete the recount.. which should start next week. locals and visitors will have a new place to stay and play in the valley.. the 289-room boutique hotel is on the north end of the strip was once the "lux tower" of the s-l- s. but now will be known at the "w las vegas". it will have secret entrances.. and private spaces.. to make all guests feel like they're v-i-p's. rooms are still available for tonight.. and all month long. they start around 150- dollars. the las vegas sign is going red today. in recognition of world aid's day. here's a live look at the sign. the lights are usually yellow.. but are switched out about every month.. to support different social causes. downtown las vegas will be going red as well. today from 8pm to 9 p-m.. the viva vision canopy on freemont street will go red to spread awareness about the fight
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world aids day is held on december first every year.. and is an opportunity for people worldwide to show support for the more than 34-million people living with aids or h-i-v. the united nations works hard to fight aids. finding a cure. and ending the epidemic by 20-30 is part of the u-n's sustainable development goals initiative. her beloved theme park dollywood was spared in the tennesse fires.. now dolly parton is hard at work helping the fires... and she's asking her fans for help... how you can help... after the break. plus... students soon will be getting those big envelopes from universities... stuffed with acceptance letters from schools. but some seniors instead-- will be getting the news via snapchat. yes it's real, and we'll explain... next.
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be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. celebrate joy with dunkin's holiday-flavored coffees, espressos, and donuts. america runs on dunkin'. breaking news for you this morning.. an officer is dead.. after being shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call. it happened in tacoma, washington. police entered a standoff with the suspect around 5-30 yesterday afternoon. and it lasted until 3-30 this morning. the suspect was shot and killed by authorities. the 45-year-old officer was a 17 year veteran of the force we're learning more about the colombian plane crash.. that killed 71
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including members of a brazilian soccer team. during recorded conversations with air traffic control.. the flight crew said they were suffering from complete electrical failure and had low fuel levels. it is still not clear why the plane crashed.. but investigators are working on de-coding the black box.. which was found in quote "perfect condition". protests popped up overnight in charlotte.. after a north carolina prosecutor announced the officer who fatally shot keith lamont scott will not face charges.. saying the shooting was justified. "our determination is that at that time, his belief was reasonable that he was in imminent threat of death or the death of his fellow officers, and that he was justified in shooting." scott's death gained national attention.. after a home- video surfaced of the shooting. some witnesses say scott was shot.. after police saw a book in his hand.. but prosecutors
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had a gun. the officer is not being charged.. but his conduct is still being investigated. protesters in north dakota have been told they have to leave by sunday.. or they will face arrest.. but now a local tribe says the government is threatening much more. the governor issued his with threats of cutting off our food supplies. we responded by saying that is an act of war. young says by cutting off food... they would be committing genocide. more people are now heading to stand with the protesters.. including a group of veterans. the death toll continues to rise in tennessee.. as a raging wildfire rolls through the eastern half of the state. authorities are now getting a closer look at the damage.. and say they believe the blaze may have been "human caused" greg miller/ gatlinburg fire chief: those high winds were knocking down trees. those trees were hitting power lines. and they were falling on this very dry, extreme
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seven people are dead, and many people are still missing. rescue crews are now going house by house looking for those who may still be trapped. a famous former resident is now helping the victims in gatlinburg. dolly parton grew up near the area... and has now pledged to donate one-thousand dollars a month to those in need. we want to provide a hand up to all those families that have lost everything in the fire dolly has started the "my people fund".. and is asking her fans to help raise money for the victims. we have a link to where you can donate on our website.. fox 5 vegas dot com. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping
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just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on
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colder air arrives early next week. 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 listed on our maps back to the news desk if you have an android phone. if you have an android phone.
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get it checked for viruses. according to google.. one-point-3 million phones have been hacked. google says it has blocked 150- thousand different versions of the cyberattack. and says the viruses are coming from illegitimate apps. if you have an android. google recommended you only get apps from the google play store. netflix users rejoice! you'll never be stuck on a boring road trip without your favorite show again. netflix is now letting members
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so they can watch them later. this feature will be free for all netflix members. netflix original series are already available for download.. but other shows like gilmore girls and friends are still in the works. amazon prime started a similar feature over a year ago. for high school seniors.. this is one of the best times of the year. college acceptances should be rolling in soon.. and while most students will be heading to the mailbox.. students heading for one school will be opening up snapchat instead. wisconsin, green bay noticed that most of its students use snapchat.. so they decided to level with incoming freshmen.. and send their acceptance letters through the app. "they'll screenshot the snap and they'll respond with an excited selfie. "they get really excited about that and it's really cool." "we're proud of our admitted students and we want them to know that." students still get the traditional packet in the mail.. but the snaps are instant.. and lets the admissions
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reactions. this next story is nothing short of inspirational. a man in his 70's is taking on a challenge many of us wouldn't even dream of. how he's tackling marathons and cancer. you're looking inside the bellagio conservatory and botanical gardens, where crews are hard at work ushering in the holidays. the holiday show is expected to open later today, but it looks like they've still got
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been approved in nevada.. but just because you will soon be able to smoke it at home... doesn't mean your work has to allow it. before you light up.. you'll want to talk to your boss. some employers will stick with drug testing.... and the laws still allow zero- tolerance policies.. so you want to make sure your personal life office life. the f-d-a has just given the green light. to have large scale clinical trials.. to use ecstasy to treat p-t-s-d. the drug will go through a three- phase trial.. if approved... it could be on the market as a prescription as soon as 20-21. back in 20-12.. a small study was done. and found many veterans who were given m-d-m- a.. which is found in ecstasy.. had less severe symptoms. an estimated 8
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population will have ptsd at some point in their lives. when a minneapolis man was diagnosed with cancer.. he was told he only had a few years to live.. but he decided.. he wasn't going to waste a single moment. don wright took off running.. and thousands of miles later.. he's still has a lot further to go. wright says: "i just love the feeling of floating by, drifting past the scenery and i just feel like i'm sticking that cancer in the eye." wright ran a marathon... just to check it off his bucket list.. but he fell in love with running.. and has completed 100 since. wright says: "the docs say having an upbeat spirit is a good thing to help with treatment of any disease and running does some good -- that would be the reason. it's a very upbeat thing for me."
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running at 62.. now he's 75. he is still battling cancer.. but he's happy-- he has outlived his prognosis.... and now enjoys spending time with his grandchildren--- people he was never supposed to meet. it's not quite christmas but some local students will be getting the gift of learning how a grant will soon help our local students succeed at an early age this christmas season... but one school district is saying "stay away, mr. claus" why they're banning the jolly ol' man.. when we come right back. metro wants upgraded
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part of your neighborhood watch... the surveillance system they want you to install at your home. the true meaning of christmas... we'll show you how a community is coming together to help a little girl who sadly lost her mother in a tragic accident. the sweet christmas surprise coming cc will continue shortly welcome back, i'm maria silva and i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. we'll get those headlines in a
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has a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. good morning. 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 to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk "take 5 to care is
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las vegas and henderson hospital." for the next 12 days -- the parking lot over at n-v energy will have thousands of bikes and endless donations for families & children in need. the k-l-u-c toy drive kicks off today -- one of southern nevada's biggest toy drive. fox 5's mike doria joins us live from nv energy where it all starts shortly - each day, 24 hours a day, we will be donations on behalf of help of southern nevada to benefit local families and hundreds of non- profit agencies. we are seeking new, unwrapped toys, bicycles and gift cards to help those in need in southern nevada this holiday season. please stop by during these 12 days, donate what you can, and
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saving lives.. but not by doing their everyday jobs.. fire fighters.. policemen.. and doctors are helping our community by donating blood. its a friendly competition between law enforecement, fire, and umc, to see who can generate the most blood donations for the year" butt to " we're all dedicated to
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this is just another way we can make a difference in out communitites" that friendly competition raised over 400 units of blood.. and it wasn't just officials donating. hundreds of community members gathered at umc. those who donated recieved gifts and prizes, but most importantly they recieved the chance to save a life... metro police are about to unveil a new program.. using cameras around your home to help solve crimes. its called vegas safe cam.. and it will use your home surveillance cameras... to catch criminals. house and its going to protect you nad your family and hopefully it will deter the criminals and its everywhere jodi vecchio's car was stolen right out of her drive way.. but she shared her surveillance video with police and got her car back. im thankful i had the surveillance video and im hoping metro will use it to catch these people and prosecute them how the program works is businesses and
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surveillnace sytems... then register them with metro police. metro says they will only look at the system if there's a crime. so they won't always be watching.. but they save having video helps them solve crimes faster. metro will be holding a press conference this morning.. to release more information about the program. nevada is getting a piece of a nearly 250-million dollar national grant.. to help develop early learning programs. 13-million dollars will go towards pre-schools in nevada.. and will help low-to moderate income families. the state says they want to use the money for teacher salaries... expanding half- day programs and making class sizes smaller. santa is a staple of the holiday season.. but an oregon school district is banning mr. claus.. to respect their stsudents' all religions. the school district says they aren't trying to be the grinch... but they want all their students to
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and religions like judaism and islam don't celebrate with ol' saint nick. jason ramirez, father: if you're going to put a giant cross on the window that's one thing, but i think santa claus is more folklore and american history than a religious simple at this point. beth graser, communications director, hillsboro school district: it's not meant to be that at all. again, it's just really a reminder to get people to be sensitive. many schools in the portland area already have similar policies. a two year old little girl is without her mom this holiday season.. after her 21- year-old mother died in a car crash over the weekend.. now her community is coming together.. to give the little girl the christmas gift she's always wanted. "this community has just been amazing." butt to "she's going to be very very excited." all little hadley asked for this year.. is to see an amazing light display.. and her community made sure he wish came true. they spent hours collecting donations..
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volunteer: "especially for a child on christmas i have no problem at all with that it means a lot i have a two-year-old and i can only imagine." there wasn't a dry eye in the house.. as hadley walked through the display. the community is supporting her beyond christmas. they have set up a scholarship fund.. so she can one day go to college. some professional athletes are known for their crazy shoes.. but these kicks are for more than just the game. see how the n-f-l is helping people in need.. by lacing up their favorite sneakers.
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been getting so much snow lately.. and in just a couple days.. you'll be able to hit the slopes. next friday, december 9-th.. the ski resort is expected to open for buisness. chairlifts will start running at 9 a-m.. and will stay open until four. they are expected march. its officially christmas time in new york city! the annual lighting of the tree in rockefeller center took place last night! thousands of people gathered in manhattan for the celebration. the famous rock- etts performed ahead of the lighting.
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and is covered in more than 50- thousand lights. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds
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colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. good morning.
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solutions let's begin with 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 the runnin rebels-- hit the
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time this season. they traveled to cedar city to play southern utah yesterday and with a young team.. head coach marvin menzie's was probably a little nervous with how his team would perform... but the rebs pulled it off and beat the thunderbirds 89-
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got it done and anytime you can get a road win it's a valuable thing especially for young guys to go through that experience" and don't forget to join us on sunday for the reb zone-- head coach marvin menzies joins kevin for the full half hour. it's sunday night following fox5 news at 10 and sports plus. now to some football news... even though the rebels rivals up north were able to paint the freemont cannon blue... the firing of nevada's football coach brian polian a contract ran out could cost unr nearly one-million dollars... it all depends on how successful he and his assistants are at finding new positions. when the nfr - the superbowl of rodeos comes to town - some great country music entertainers come along for the wild ride... well we're looking forward to a really big performance! really big! huge! no doubt it will be a big performance when locash performs at the
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then the mirage on friday... followed by four shows at "gilley's" at treasure island starting sunday! george strait says: it's just.. it's fun to play las vegas. it just really is. the crowds are great and they come from all over the place! the king of country returns! george strait continues his residency friday and saturday at the t-mobile arena. and alabama... will hit the stage on friday and saturday at the cosmopolitan... these guys are no strangers to performingn vegas. nascar excitement is revving up all over las vegas for champion's week... . jimmy johnson is the talk of this year's festivities... winning his record-tying seventh championship... but we found one nascar fan... who isn't too thrilled. "congrats... he set the record... good job.. i'm not a fan why arent you a fan of jimmy johnson? "jealousy. the kid is a good driver... he's a good
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have to like him." events continue this week on the strip... including drivers revving their engines and performing burnouts during the nascar victory lap later this afternoon. heading into week 13 of the n-f-l season... player's won't be fined for wearing custom-made the nfl is lifting it's ban of wearing custom cleats this week for "my cause my cleats"... a social campaign to help raise awareness for different causes... more than 500 players will be sporting their customs cleats on the field... some causes included breast cancer awareness... domestic abuse... and ending racism. move over fist- bump the high five
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these students are hoping to break a high 5 record! we'll tell you if they did it after the break!
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it's impossible to forget that classic "tots" scene between napolean and pedro.. aparently burger
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whoa are those cheesy tots? can i have one? sure. this is the second time tots have been on the menu. remember.. if you can't finish them.. just save them in your pocket for later. a group of 38- hundred students in arizona have beaten a guiness world record for the longest high five chain these students took a break from their classwork to beat the previous record of 2,711 consecutive high fives set in taiwain last year... official judges were there to make sure the students took no longer than 10 seconds in between the connection of the high fives mos 2 says: "good high five is above
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five is down below" guinness says that they record about 45-thousand records... but only four- thousand make it into the big book... so the students are going to have to wait patiently to see if their high fives made the cut. the holidays wouldn't be complete without a crazy gift from your weird uncle. and dave hall, we know you're watching us from home, so here's one for you. you can buy this "i fart in yoga class" car deca on your bumper. and for the pickle lover in your life... you can pick up these dill pickle- flavored mints for 3-dollars and 65-cents. finally, if you want to be the talk around the table at your christmas dinner, try this turkey hat on for size. all of these gifts cost five-dollars or less. most superfans love movies, t-v
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but one mega fan has placed her loyalty elsewhere! she just received a gift that keeps on giving. we'll tell you why she's lovin' it! a super-sized craving is paying off for one craving is paying off for one mcdonald's mega- am i actually pushing these guys who ran out of gas craving is paying off for one mcdonald's mega- six miles on a lonely highway? or is this a metaphor for how i'm constantly pushing myself to make a tastier sandwich? with spicy pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch, and spicy all-white-meat chicken. but judging from the third-degree sunburn, and the fact that i can't feel my legs, i'd say i'm actually pushing this car. there's gotta be a better way to get new customers. the pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich. taste it before it's gone.
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fan. this is miss nadine baum. the maryland woman is a loyal customer at her local mcdonald's in hanover. back in october, nadine celebrated her 100th birthday. she loves, loves, loves mickey d's, so the restaurant staff at the golden arches surprised her with free meals for life! it was their way to show their appreciation for her continued loyalty. they even threw her a big party complete with a cake, flowers and a special rendition of happy birthday! let's take a look at what's ahead on fox five news this morning. live from las vegas fox5 news this morning starts right now first mgm then caesars now wynn... and the list could keep growing. what locals and tourist have to say about the new pay-to-park trend taking over
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las vegas will be shining red today... not for christmas... but to recognize the millions around the world living with hiv and aids. cc will continue shortly good morning i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall. and i'm maria silva. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will
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morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. 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
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desk a man has died.. after being shot near bonanza and maryland. it happened just after 8 last night. according to
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appears to be over drugs. police say the suspects are still on the loose. several witnesses saw three suspects leave the scene in a red jeep cherokee. and be the first to know about breaking news-- by downloading our fox 5 mobile app. free parking has always been a staple of the las vegas strip. but that privilege could soon be a thing of the past as more strip properties announce they too will start charging for parking m-g-m properties.. caesars entertainment.. and wynn resorts are all adding fees.. but most people we talked to weren't thrilled about handing over the extra cash. "it would affect how many times we came down here that's for sure" butt to sot : "we came here 43 years ago where we could stay at a hotel for 19 dollars, so things have changed!" at wynn... valet will now cost 13 to 18 dollars. caesars will charge from 8 to 18 dollars.
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locals can park for free.. for now at least.. but starting december 29th m-g-m will start charging locals to park. station casinos says it will continue to offer free parking to its guests. the polar express is making a stop at the nevada railroad museum! we told fox5's peter dawson to to boulder city and show us some holiday spirit. nevada southern railway excursion train at the nevada state railroad museum proudly present santa train. located in boulder city, they have four trains to ride on including a 71/2" gauge steam model train. ride the same rails the workers did while constructing the hoover dam. the santa train leaves the station on december 3, 4, 10,
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through the streets of downtown... this saturday--- there will be a sea of santas.... for the the las vegas great santa
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for you to join in the fun. festivities kick off at nine a-m and the five k starts at ten a-m and it is all for a good cause--- the santa run benefits opportunity village. locals and visitors will have a new place to stay and play in the valley.. a 289-room boutique hotel on the north end of the strip... formerly known as t of the s-l-s.... will now be named the "w las vegas". it will have secret entrances.. and private spaces.. to make all guests feel like they're v-i-p's. rooms are still available for tonight.. and all month long. they start around 150- dollars. the las vegas sign is going red today. in recognition of world aid's day. here's a live look at the sign.
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but are switched out about every month.. to support different social causes. downtown las vegas will be going red as well. today from 8pm to 9 p-m.. the viva vision canopy on freemont street will go red to spread awareness about the fight against aids and h- i-v. world aids day is held on december first every year.. and is an opportunity for people worldwide to show support for the more than 34-million people living with aids or h-i-v. "we are motivated to fight aids because we know that every child deserves care, every person deserves a treatment, and all vulnerable groups deserve protection from stigma and abuse. the united nations works hard to fight aids. finding a cure. and ending the epidemic by 20-30 is part of the u-n's sustainable development goals initiative.
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dollywood was spared in the tennesse fires.. now dolly parton is hard at work helping the victims of the devastating fires... and she's asking her fans for help... how you can help... after the break. plus... students soon will be getting those big envelopes from universities... stuffed with acceptance letters. but some seniors instead-- will be getting the news via snapchat. yes it's real, and we'll explain... next.
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breaking news out of washington an officer is dead.. after being shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call. it happened in tacoma, washington. police entered a standoff with the suspect around 5-30 yesterday afternoon. and it lasted until 3-30 this morning. the suspect was shot and killed by the 45-year-old officer was a 17 year veteran of the force we're learning more about the colombian plane crash.. that killed 71 people.. including members of a brazilian soccer team. during recorded conversations with air traffic control.. the flight crew said they were suffering from complete electrical failure and had low fuel levels. it is still not clear why the plane crashed.. but investigators are working on de-coding the black box..
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condition". protesters in north dakota have been told they have to leave by sunday.. or they will face arrest.. but now a local tribe says the government is threatening much more. the governor issued his with threats of cutting off our food supplies. we responded by saying that is an act of war. young says by cutting off food... they would be cutting off food... they would be committing genocide. more people are now heading to protesters.. including a group of veterans. the death toll continues to rise in tennessee.. as a raging wildfire continues to burn through the eastern half of the state. authorities are now getting a closer look at the damage.. and say they believe a person may have started the blaze. greg miller/ gatlinburg fire chief: those high winds were knocking down trees. those trees were hitting power lines. and they were falling on this very dry, extreme drought like condition and everything was
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seven people are dead, and many people are still missing. rescue crews are now going house by house looking for those who may still be trapped. a famous former resident is now helping the victims in gatlinburg. dolly parton grew up near the area... and has now pledged to donate one-thousand dollars a month to those in need. we want to provide a hand up to all those families that have lost everything in the fire. dolly has started the "my people fund".. and is asking her fans to help raise money for the victims. we have a link to where you can donate on our website.. fox 5 vegas dot com. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or
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last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even
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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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you may want to get it checked for viruses. according to google.. one-point-3 million phones have been hacked. google says it has blocked 150- thousand different versions of the cyberattack.. and says the viruses are coming from illegitimate apps. if you have an android.. google recommended you only get apps from the google play store. netflix users rejoice! you'll never be stuck on a boring road trip without your favorite show again. netflix is now letting members download movies and shows.. so they can watch them later. this feature will be free for all netflix members. netflix original series are already available for download.. but other shows like gilmore girls and friends are
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started a similar feature over a year ago. for high school seniors.. this is one of the best times of the year. college acceptance letters should be rolling in soon.. and while most students will be heading to the mailbox.. students heading for one school will be opening up snapchat instead. the university of wisconsin, green bay noticed that most of its students use snapchat.. so they decided to l incoming freshmen.. and send their acceptance letters through the app. "they'll screenshot the snap and they'll respond with an excited selfie. "they get really excited about that and it's really cool." "we're proud of our admitted students and we want them to know that." students still get the traditional packet in the mail.. but the snaps are instant.. and lets the admissions department see their initial reactions. some callers aren't buying
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that charging for parking will enhance the guest experience. and one caller has a simple solution to keep that extra cash in your pocket. the morning rant is next. the rant with john huck... sponsored by
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mesquite nevada free parking on the strip might go the way of the 99 cent shrimp cocktail. mgm resorts violated what many tourists and locals thought was their right by charging for parking earlier this year. now caesars said it will do the same at eight of it's nine they say it's all to enhance your parking experience.. not a lot of you are buying that .. voicemails. hey most of the locals don't go to the strip, even though we love it but this parking thing is outrageous! they're trying to give you a couple of ways around [having] to pay. a really good way,if you haven't already learned that you're not [going to] win there. boycott the casinos that are charging you to park. i've lived in las
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and this is [going to] be the biggest mistake these hotels are [going to] make. and people are [going to] stop going to the hotels, especially the locals. so i think they're destroying themselves. the push for 15 came back to life around the country, including here in las vegas on tuesday.. workers again protesting for a higher minimum wage. yesterday we heard quite a few of you opposed.. now the other side.. voicemails. these fast food restaurant people fighting for $15 an hour; i think it's a joke. there [are] people that go to college for two years and n' come out making $15 an hour. plus, they never get your damn order right! the $15 raise for workers is a good thing, however you can do away wit anymore the 99 cent hamburgers from mcdonalds. and two egg mcmuffins , two for [three dollars and thirty three cents] forget about that. but yes everybody deserves a raise. mark says... this "fight for $15" really is something else. i understand it is difficult and i'm all for the
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problem is, most of these people are not even educated. this generation is so needy and undeserving! send us your rants to the rant at fox5vegas.com or call at 702-436- 8285 metro wants upgraded technology to be ? ? ? you said you're not like me, ? ? never drop to your knees, ?
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part of neighborhood watch... the surveillance system they want you to install at your home. the true meaning of christmas... we'll show you how a community is coming together to help a little girl who sadly lost her mother . the sweet christmas surprise coming up. cc will continue shortly welcome back, i'm maria silva and i'm alyssa deitsch in for dave hall.
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headlines in a minute, but first - cassandra jones has a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty winds out of the north. high temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take advantage of the milder day on
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early next week. 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 desk "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv
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las vegas and henderson hospital." in an hour from now, local radio morning show host chet buchanan will make his way up top of a 30 foot scaffold where he'll live for the next 12 days. the kluc toy drive kicks off today... each year it sets a new record with the amount of giving from the community. fox 5's mike doria joins us live from nv energy where shortly - each day, 24 hours a day, we will be collecting donations on behalf of help of southern nevada to benefit local families and hundreds of non- profit agencies. we are seeking new, unwrapped toys, bicycles and gift cards to help those in need in southern nevada this holiday season. please stop by during these 12 days, donate what
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#feelthetingle! local first
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saving lives.. but not by doing their everyday jobs.. fire fighters.. policemen.. and doctors are helping our community by donating blood. its a friendly competition between law enforecement, fire,
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most blood donations for the year" butt to " we're all dedicated to changing lives but this is just another way we can make a difference in out communitites" that friendly competition raised over 400 units of blood.. and it wasn't just officials donating. hundreds of community members gathered at umc. those who donated recieved gifts and prizes, but most importantly they recieved the chance to save a life... metro police are about to unveil a new program.. using cameras around your home crimes. its called vegas safe cam.. and it will use your home surveillance cameras... to catch criminals. you put it on your house and its going to protect you nad your family and hopefully it will deter the criminals and its everywhere jodi vecchio's car was stolen right out of her drive way.. but she shared her surveillance video with police
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the surveillance video and im hoping metro will use it to catch these people and prosecute them the program would require businesses and homeowners to install and register surveillance systems with metro police. metro says they will only look at the system if there's a crime. so they won't always be watching.. but they say having video helps them solve crimes faster. metro will be holding a press conference this morning.. to release more information about the program. nevada is getting a piece of a nearly 250-million dollar national grant.. to help develop early learning programs. 13-million dollars will go towards pre-schools in nevada.. and will help low-to moderate income families. the state says they want to use the money for teacher salaries... expanding half- day programs and making class sizes smaller. santa is a staple of the holiday season.. but an oregon school district is banning mr. claus.. to respect their stsudents' all
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the school district says they aren't trying to be the grinch... but they want all their students to feel welcome.. and religions like judaism and islam don't celebrate with ol' saint nick. jason ramirez, father: if you're going to put a giant cross on the window that's one thing, but i think santa claus is more folklore and american history than a religious simple at this point. beth graser, communications director, hillsboro school district: it's not meant to be that at all. again, it's just really a reminder to get people to be sensitive. many schools in the portland area already have similar policies. a two year old little girl is without her mom this holiday season.. sadly her 21- year-old mother died in a car crash over the weekend.. now her community is coming together.. to give the little girl the christmas gift she's always wanted. "this community has just been amazing." butt to "she's going to be very very excited." all little hadley asked for this year.. is to see an amazing light display.. and her community made sure he wish came true. they spent hours
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donations.. to build a winter wonderland. casey catney, volunteer: "especially for a child on christmas i have no problem at all with that it means a lot i have a two-year-old and i can only imagine." there wasn't a dry eye in the house.. as hadley walked through the display. the community is supporting her beyond christmas. they have set up a scholarship fund.. so she can one day go to college. if you want to see some great lights in las vegas.. glittering light the display is back at the las vegas motor speedway the holiday spectacular benefits the childrens speedway charity. glittering lights runs through january 7th... it opens daily at 5:30 p-m.... during the week it will cost 20 doollars per car.... and 30 dollars on fridays... and the weekends. those that donate to goodwill receive a discount. sports players are known to have
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choices sometimes.. these students are hoping to break a high 5 record! we'll tell you if they did it after the break! the city that never sleeps is shining bright... we're taking you to new york for the annual lighting of the tree in rockefeller center
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holiday toy drive starts today at all clark county fire stations. the fire department is partnering with the southern nevada burn foundation for the 15th annual toy drive. now through december 18th, you can donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards at any clark county fire station. your donations will benefit local kids who would otherwise go without presents this year. look how pretty. this is a live look at lee canyon.. which has been getting so much snow lately.. and in just a couple days.. you'll be able to hit the slopes. next friday, december 9-th.. the ski resort is expected to open for buisness. chairlifts will start running at 9 a-m.. and will stay open unti 4 in the afternoon.
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its officially christmas time in new york city! the annual lighting of the tree in rockefeller center took place last night! thousands of people gathered in manhattan for the celebration. the famous rock- etts performed ahead of the lighting. the tree is 94-feet tall.. and is covered in more than 50- thousand lights. cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold morning with lows into the 30's before sunrise. we'll see a few clouds drift across the area, keeping temperatures up just a degree or two compared to last night. skies will be mostly sunny on thursday with a forecast high of 55 degrees in las vegas and afternoon breezes 10-20 mph. another system dives into the area friday, bringing another shot of cool air along with gusty
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temperatures will be in the mid to low 50s with wind gusts around 30 mph. the strongest winds will be east of las vegas along the colorado river. a wind advisory takes effect at 7 am friday for mesquite, moapa, laughlin, and lake havasu city. it stays breezy on saturday with upper 50s before highs rebound back to 60 degrees on sunday. take adv the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. 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
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road for the first time this season. they traveled to cedar city to play southern utah yesterday and with a young team.. head coach marvin menzie's was probably a little nervous with how his team would perform... but the rebs pulled it off and beat the thunderbirds 89- 81. marvin menzies "we got it done and anytime you can get a road win it's a valuable thing especially for young guys to go through that experience" and don't forget to join us on sunday for the reb zone-- marvin menzies joins kevin for the full half hour. it's sunday night following fox5 news at 10 and sports plus. now to some football news... even though the rebels rivals up north were able to paint the freemont cannon blue... the firing of nevada's football coach brian polian a year before his contract ran out could cost unr nearly one-million dollars... it all depends on how successful he and his assistants are at
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when the nfr - the superbowl of rodeos comes to town - some great country music entertainers comes along for the wild ride... well we're looking forward to a really big performance! really big! huge! no doubt it will be a big performance when locash performs at the mgm grand tonight.. the mirage on friday... and four shows at "gilley's" at treasure island starting sunday! george strait says: it's just.. it's fun to play las vegas. it just really is. the crowds are great and they come from all over the place! the king of country returns! george strait continues his residency friday and saturday at the t-mobile arena. and alabama... will hit the stage on friday and saturday at the cosmopolitan... theses guys are no strangers to performing in vegas. nascar excitement is revving up all over las vegas for champion's week... .
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the talk of this year's festivities... winning his record-tying seventh championship... but we found one nascar fan... who isn't too thrilled. "congrats... he set the record... good job.. i'm not a fan why arent you a fan of jimmy johnson? "jealousy. the kid is a good driver... he's a good ambassador... but that doesn't mean i have to like him." events continue strip... including drivers revving their engines and performing burnouts during the nascar victory lap later this afternoon. heading into week 13 of the n-f-l season... players won't be fined for wearing custom-made cleats... the nfl is lifting it's ban of wearing custom cleats this week for "my cause my cleats"... a social campaign to help raise
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different causes... over 500 players will be sporting their customs cleats on the field... some causes included breast cancer awareness...domes tic abuse... and ending racism. drivers license photos aren't always the most flattering.. but one man's is just ridiculous. see the crazy photo.. that has the dmv scratching their heads. jason feinberg joins us from the newsroom with a look at what's coming up in the next two hours. who do we usually send song requests to? girlfriends...
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well now add someone else. a typical song requests on the radio could soon sound like this. dear kasey.... can you please play "take these broken wings"... and dedicate it to my pet fish. yes! apparently fish have feelings. we'll explain. and its the most wonderful time of the year you guys. yes! christmas in 24 days well yeah... but im talking about the victoria's secret fashion show. well have highlights? we'll be right back! the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old.
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charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look. whoa. ?? nobody likes a dog with bad breath. that's why there's oravet dental hygiene chews. oravet's dual action approach cleans teeth and gets to the underlying cause of bad breath by blocking bacteria to help prevent plaque and tartar. for a cleaner mouth everyone can love. ask your vet about oravet chews.
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students in arizona are one step closer to claiming a guiness world record for the longest high five chain these students took a break from their classwork to try and beat the previous record of 2,711 consecutive high fives set in taiwain last year... official judges were there to make sure the students took no longer than 10 seconds in between the connection of the high five... but they knew what they were doing... mos 2 says: "good high five is above your head or at your head. bad h five is down below" guinness says that they record about 45-thousand records...but only four-thousand make it into the big book... so the students are going to have to wait patiently to see if their high fives made the cut. posing for the perfect driver license photo can be tough. yeah, between the weird lighting and d-m-v attendants who seem to snap
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time... many people just given up. well, one man from canada just nailed his driver license photo. check this out! he wore a colander on his head for his photo. now this isn't any ordinary colander, its actually the customary headgear for the church of the flying spaghetti monster. yes, pasta-farian- ism is a real religion. there's much more ahead on fox5 news this morning. coming up.. if you went crazy on cyber monday.. a lot of packages
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way.. but that could also be drawing in theives. sergent jeff clark joins us with tips to keep your gifts safe.. in today's behind the badge. all that plus breaking news, weather and traffic in just two minutes on fox five news this morning. cc will resume
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shortly seeing red today? well it's not just christmas decorations going up.. why las vegas is going red.. and what the color means. plus.. are you getting hungry? i think it's time for breakfast.. and i'm feeling like an apple. why you should probably eat one today too. good morning.. i'm jason feinberg. and i'm alyssa deitsch in for

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