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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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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 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. here is a look at
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accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk. a man was killed overnight... after being shot near bonanza and maryland.
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after 8 last night.. and police say the shooting seems to be over drugs. we're told the suspects are still out there.. several witnesses say they saw three people leave the scene in a red jeep cherokee. if you know anything that can help police.. call crime stoppers at 702- 385-55-55. looks like the days of easy, free parking on the strip may be coming to an end.. the wynn is now the latest casino property to announce new parking charges. it will cost drivers 13 to 18 dollars for valet parking.. but self parking will still be free.. for now. the change comes just a day after an annoucement from caesars entertainment.. but m-g-m resorts started the trend back in june.. people we talked to aren't excited about paying to park. "you go to a hotel you expect to have at least free parking, you're paying for the hotel" "things have changed (laughing)" station casinos says it will continue to offer
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guests. for more specifics on all the parking changes.. head over to our website-- fox5 vegas dot com. all aboard! the santa train is leaving the station at the nevada railroad museum.. t peter dawson to get his caboose up to boulder city and showing 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.
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leaves the station on december 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18. cc will resume shortly less than a half hour to go before a local radio host starts climbing his way to the top of a 30 foot scaffold
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less than a half hour to go before a local radio host starts climbing his way to the top of a 30 foot scaffold -- and that's where he'll live and broadcast live the next 12 days with the hope of tugging on the heartstrings of listeners to give during the kluc toy drive -- it's over at nv energy and fox'5 mike doria is there -- 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 you can, and
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the annual 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 to beneift local you can donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards at any clark county fire station through december 18th. if you're on the strip today.. you may notice the welcome sign looks a little different.. the light bulbs around the sign are normally yellow.. but today they're turning red in recognition of world aids day. the viva vision canopy at fremont street experience is also showing its support.. it will be lit red tonight from 8 to 9 to spread awareness about the fight against h-i-v and aids..
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those who have passed away. the southern nevada h-i-v awareness consortium will mark the day with presentations, guest speakers and a candle light walk. the gay and lesbian community center of southern nevada is also offering free h-i-v and s-t-d testing today through saturday. more than a million people around the world die of aids every year.. and 37 million people are still living with h-i-v. there's another reason to go red today.. it's national "eat a red apple day" -- not joking. "eat a red apple day" is observed every year on december first. apples are delicious, nutritious and there's over 75- hundred varities. you know what they say.. "an apple
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doctor away." so put the theory to taste.. and have a red apple. we may live in a desert.. but in no way is
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desert." you're right.. but there are a ton of those around the country. how one city is looking to change that. and 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.
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oh, that's lovely... so graceful. the corkscrew spin, flawless... ...his signature move, the flying dutchman. poetry in motion. and there it is, the "baby bird". breathtaking. a sumo wrestler figure skating? surprising. what's not surprising? how much money heather saved by switching to geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. with our $3.50 sub of the day, there's never been a better time to try something deliciously different. every day of the week, get a featured six-inch subway sub for just $3.50. all with no artificial flavors. the $3.50 sub of the day
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helped put out a series of deadly wildfires in tennessee. gatlinburg mayor mike werner says officials are talking about the possibility of re- opening the town tomorrow.. which would give business owner and neighbors their first look at the damage since the closure on monday. 7 people were killed in the flames. it seems like the southeast can't catch a break... as 13 twisters toppled through parts of alabama, louisiana, mississippi and tennessee. the national weather service confirmed that five people were killed in two states... early wednesday just as firefighters got control of the fires in tennessee...
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barns...damaged homes and uprooted trees. 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
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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. here is a look at
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accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. a retired city bus in c is now serving a new purpose..
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groceries to people on the go. you can call it a produce market on wheels.. rolling around town to provide healthier options to so-called "food deserts" in the windy city. the concept is leaving a good taste in locals' mouths.. in neighborhoods lacking grocery stores. roberson: "there are people in the city who don't really get how inaccessible food is in some parts." the bus made its debut on the road yesterday.. by the way.. that guy you just her from there... his first name is "fresh." do fish fish really have feelings? according to some new research the answer is yes. a fisherman in "flushing" -- yes that's the real name of the town -- says the fish in the tanks in his small town -- and every other fish in
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comprehend and understand more than we might realize. and new research indicates that they do have emotions.. balcombe: "fishes feel pain, they experience it, they remember it, they avoid it." 30-thousand different species of fish swim in our oceans, lakes, rivers and streams.. and humans kill an estimated 2 and a half trillion fish every year. a is being examined at sea world in orlando.. after being rescued from a storm drain. city workers were paving a street when they found the 950- pound animal.. and it took six hours to free her. the team at sea world checked the manatee's heart, blood, and gave her some fluids.. but say nothing looked too severe. and check this out.. dozens of killer whales make a
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beach.. delighting whale watchers nearby. the orcas are a very rare sighting in the california water.. they are normally found off the coast of british columbia. jas... can you get me a spitoon for christmas? me a spitoon for christmas? gee alyssa, i didnt realize you chewed tobacco... i can look into it. do you want some moonshine and a banjo too? its not for me... its for some of my friends who play baseball. oh it has to do with the new rule major league baseball just passed. got it. maybe you should buy them bubble gum instead. well
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the average age of a homeless person is 9 years old. my dream is to help kids living on the streets with education. 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- are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look. whoa. smokeless tobacco will be banned for first- year major league baseball players under a new labor agreement. the details of the ban have yet to be announced. but a person familiar with the negotiations says it will not apply to existing m-l-b players. several u-s cities have banned the
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ballparks.. and it has been banned in the minor leagues since 19-93. more changes in the m-l-b.. the league that wins the all-star game won't get the home-field advantage in the world series next year. instead of using the midsummer classic.. the field will now be determined by the pennant winner with the better regular- season record. tiger is back in the game! woods is set to tee it up today at the "hero world challenge." it's an unofficial p-g-a tour event hosted by the golf legend in the bahamas. in yesterday's pro-am practice round.. tiger made 2 eagles on the front 9. his last tournament was 15 months ago.. before he had 2 back surgeries. poor mike pence.. first the vp elect gets ripped by the cast of hamilton... and now his new neighbors. see what flag they are all putting up to remind him of one of his harsh political stances.
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shortly finally a hotel on the strip we can all spell. see where the new "w" is opening up. good morning it's 7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the latest on all your
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with cassandra jones for a look
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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
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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. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day
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in national headlines this morning.. the suspect in the deadly shooting of a police officer has been shot and killed.. after an eleven- hour standoff. authorities say the police officer was was shot multiple times while answering a domestic violence call in tacoma, washington. both he and his accused shooter have not been identified. some people in charlotte sa decision not to charge a police officer in the death of keith scott was legal.. but not right. community groups want a full federal investigation into the shooting.. and a change in police policies to encourage officers to use non-deadly force and improve their negotiating skills. charlotte police say they're having an independent review of their policies. a presidental election recount is set to begin today in wisconsin.. where donald trump beat out hillary clinton by
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percentage point. 5 counties in nevada will also have their votes recounted.. after independent candidate -- roque de la fuente -- paid about 14-thousand dollars to have it done. he finished last in the silver state.. but says he wants to counterbalance a recount that green party candidate jill stein requested in wisconsin. she also asked for recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. donald trump will be in indiana and ohio today to kick off his "thank you" tour. the president- elect is getting praise from factory workers in the hoosier state.. after he reached a deal to keep about one- thousand jobs at a carrier air conditioning plant there. but.. some democrats are questioning the terms of that deal.. as carrier is expected to get tax breaks from the state of indiana -- vice president-elect mike pence's home state -- where he is still the governor. pence's new washington neighbors have a message for him.. heintzen: "a respectful message showing, in my case my disagreement with some of his thinking.'
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popping up left and right.. but this street is decorating with rainbow flags. people started putting up the flags after the vice president- elect moved in.. because the l-g- b-t-q community has criticized the vice president elect's policies regarding gay rights. some starbucks shops in louisville, kentucky will be putting up rainbow stickers.. they are now designated safe areas for people in l-g-b-t-q communities. co employees will be trained to immediately call the police and to allow the victim of that crime to stay in the store until police arrive." police say safe places are for victims of any crime, but are especially a refuge to victims of assault or harassment.. louisville is the first city outside of washington to adopt the "safe harbor" program.. it was started by seattle police back in 20-14. a nevada education philanthropist is reaching out to
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schools and college campuses... letting undocumented students who could face deportation know they have a safe place to turn. president elect donald trump has pledged to deport immigrants by creating a "deportation force" that would end temporary protective status for students in the u-s illegally... beverly rodgers of the rodgers foundation is reaching out to schools to help those who could be affected... she says she has sent letters to the clark county school district and u-n-l-v. middle school are planning a rally today after school to protest the possibility of being taken over by the achievement school district. this is video from a rally last month at monaco middle school.. which is another one of the schools being considered to switch to charter. the schools were picked because of poor performance and low test scores. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." let the giving begin and and continue for the
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the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive is officially underway to collect thousands of bikes, clothing, toys and other items for needy families. fox 5's mike doria is live over at nv energy where quite a crowd has gathered. 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 you can, and
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there's a new
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there's a new place to stay and play in the valley.. today the "w las vegas" will make its debut on the strip! the 289-room boutique hotel is on the north end of the boulevard.. and was once the "lux tower" of the s-l-s. the w will have
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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 grinch may stop by your house and steal all your presents... we're talking about porch pirates. on this week's behind the badge the opportunities they look for
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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
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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 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
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take advantage of the milder day on sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. metro police unveil a new program today... they're hoping to use your home or business surveillance cameras to catch criminals. its called "vegas safe cam." you would install
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register them with metro police. if there is a crime in your area police would contact you to look at your video. one woman whose car was stolen shared her video with police and her car was found. 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 metro wants everyone to know unless there is a metro wants everyone to know unless there is a crime they would not be monitoring your system... and your video would only be used for official police investigations and speaking of metro! we've got sgt jeff clark in the house... jason.. over to you! it's time for our behind the badge series. cyber monday sales hit a high of 3-point-45 billion dollars according to adobe digital insights. that means there is alot of packages coming to your door and thieves are ready and waiting. sergent jeff clark is here with
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questions, hop on to facebook. sgt clark will do a facebook live starting around 8. alyssa... did yo wonderful time of the year? yeah! christmas is only 24 days away!!! im talking about the victoria secret fashion show silly. we have amazing footage! you going to stick
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upon the city of lights...victoria secret angels that is. this year's annual "victoria's secret" fashion show took place at the grand palais in paris yesterday instead of the big apple... the event featured top models - kendall jenner, long-time "angel" alessandra ambrosio, and gigi and bella hadid. the 20-16 "victoria's secret fashion show" will air on december 5th. everyone is envious of the glam.. even dogs are looking to get dolled up after seeing the show. this pooch clearly needed a touch up after seeing those angels.
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this morning. coming up... techology is the most wanted holiday gift. we got a look at some the coolest gifts of the
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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
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why you should probably eat one today too. good morning.. i'm jason feinberg. and i'm alyssa deitsch in for monica jackson.. 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
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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 sunday because even colder air arrives early next week. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the
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to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk. a man was killed overnight... after being shot near bonanza and maryland. it happened just after 8 last night.. and police say the shooting seems to be over drugs. we're told the suspects are still out there.. several witnesses saw a 3 people leave the scene in a red jeep cherokee. if you know anything that can help police.. call crime
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looks like the days of easy, free parking on the strip may be coming to an end.. the wynn is now the latest casino property to announce new parking charges. it will cost drivers 13 to 18 dollars for valet parking.. but self parking will still be free.. for now. the change comes just a day after an annoucement from caesars entertainment.. but m-g-m resorts started the trend back in june.. people we talked to aren't excited about paying to park. "you go to a hotel you expect to have at least free parking, you're paying for the hotel" "things have changed (laughing)" station casinos says it will continue to offer free parking to its guests. for more specifics on all the parking changes.. head over to our website-- fox5 vegas dot com. all aboard! the santa train is leaving the station at the nevada railroad museum.. we told fox5's peter dawson is
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to boulder city and showing 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, 11, 17 & 18. cc will resume shortly
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is setttling into his new home for a local radio host is setttling into
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a local radio host is setttling into
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the next 12 days. he'll be living on top of a 30 foot scaffold -- in a tent -- to get people in the valley to give. the annual kluc toy drive underway. and fox 5's mike doria is live at nv energy with a look at goals for this year - 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
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in need in southern nevada this holiday season. please stop by during these 12 days, donate what you can, and #feelthetingle! if you're on the strip today.. you
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strip today.. you may notice the welcome sign looks a little different.. the light bulbs around the sign are normally
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but today they're turning red in recognition of world aids day. the viva vision canopy at fremont street experience is also show its support.. it will be lit red tonight from 8 to 9 to spread awareness about the fight against h-i-v and aids.. as well as honor those who have passed away. the southern nevada h-i-v awareness consortium will mark the day with presentations, guest speakers and a candle light walk. the gay and lesbian community center of southern nevada is also offering free h-i-v and s-t-d testing today through saturd more than a million people around the world die of aids every year.. and 37 million people are still living with h-i-v. there's another reason to go red today.. it's national "eat a red apple day" -- not joking. "eat a red apple day" is observed every year on december first. apples are delicious, nutritious and there's over 75- hundred varities. you know what they say.. "an apple
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so put the theory to taste.. and have a red apple. the government is hacking you.. no really.. what's changing today that makes this totally legal! 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
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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 so you want to make sure your personal life won't affect your office life. medical marijuana has been legal in nevada for a while.. but now its not just people using cannabis.. the growing industry is targeting pets too. two california based companies are trying to embrace medical marijuana for dogs..
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and treat anxiety. pure cannabis is toxic for pets.. so if you go this route.. you will want to make sure you're getting pet- approved treatments. 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 running!. 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
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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." wright started running at 62.. he's now 75. he is still battling but he's happy-- he has outlived his prognosis.... and now enjoys spending time with his grandchildren--- people he was never supposed to meet. good morning i'm cassandra jones
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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
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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. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch
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routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. government government sponsored hacking? well.. it's allowed. a new rule takes effect today
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single search warrant to hack millions of americans' computers or smartphones at once. the justice department says it's necessary to keep up with changes in the technology used by criminals... especially the growing use of "botnets." 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 level with incoming freshmen.. and send their acceptance 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..
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and lets the admissions department see their initial reactions. some callers aren't buying caesars' claims that charging for parking will enhance the parking experience. and one caller has a simple solution to keep that extra cash in your pocket. the morning rant is next.
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?? attention medicare beneficiaries... living in clark county. call now and let unitedhealthcare help find a plan that may be right for you... insured through unitedhealthcare. it can combine medicare parts a and b... with prescription drug coverage and more... like primary care doctor visits for a $0 co-pay... all in one simple plan for a $0 monthly premium. this medicare advantage plan offers you $0 co-pays for specialist visits... overnight hospital stays... and tier 1 drugs...
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or pharmacy at no additional cost. medicare open enrollment ends december 7th. call unitedhealthcare now and see if an aarp medicarecomplete plan is right for you.
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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 properties. 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. boyco casinos that are charging you to park. i've lived in las vegas for 40 years 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.
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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 don't 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 minimum wage to be raised. the 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
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7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the latest on all your top stories... but first let's check in with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another cold
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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 g 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. here is a look at
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out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. in national in national
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morning.. the suspect in the deadly shooting of a police officer has been shot and killed.. after an eleven- hour standoff. authorities say the police officer was was shot multiple times while answering a domestic violence call in tacoma, washington. both he and his accused shooter have not been identified. some people in charlotte say the decision not to charge a police officer in the death of keith scott is legal.. but not right. community groups want a full federal investigation into the shooting.. and a change in police policies to encourage officers to use non-deadly force and improve their negotiating skills. charlotte police say they're having an independent review of their policies. a presidental election recount is set to begin today in wisconsin.. where donald trump beat out hillary clinton by less than a percentage point. 5 counties in nevada will also have their votes recounted.. after independent candidate -- roque de la fuente -- paid
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done. he finished last in the silver state.. but says he wants to counterbalance a recount that green party candidate jill stein requested in wisconsin. she also asked for recounts in michigan and pennsylvania. donald trump will be in indiana and ohio today to kick off his "thank you" tour. the president- elect is getting praise from factory workers in the hoosier state.. after he announced he had reached a deal to keep about one- thousand jobs at a carrier air conditioning plant there. but.. some democrats are questioning the terms of that deal.. as carrier is expected to get tax breaks from the state of indiana -- vice president-elect mike pence's home state -- where he is still the governor. pence's new washington neighbors have a message for him.. heintzen: "a respectful message showing, in my case my disagreement with some of his thinking.' christmas lights and decorations are popping up left and right.. but this street is lined with rainbow
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putting up the flags after the vice president- elect moved in.. because the l-g- b-t-q community has criticized the vice president elect's policies regarding gay rights. some starbucks shops in louisville, kentucky will be putting up rainbow stickers.. they are now designated safe areas for people in l-g-b-t-q communities. conrad: "the store employees will be trained to immediately call the police and to allow the victim of that crime to stay in the store until police arrive." police say safe victims of any crime, but are especially a refuge to victims of assault or harassment.. louisville is the first city outside of washington to adopt the "safe harbor" program.. it was started by seattle police back in 20-14. a nevada education philanthropist is reaching out to las vegas area schools and college campuses... letting undocumented students who could face deportation know they have a safe place to turn. president elect donald trump has pledged to deport immigrants by creating a
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force" that would end temporary protective status for students in the u-s illegally... beverly rodgers of the rodgers foundation is reaching out to schools to help those who could be affected... she says she has sent letters to the clark county school district and u-n-l-v. students at bailey middle school are planning a rally today after school to protest the possibility of being taken over by the achievement school district. this is video from a rally last month at monaco middle school.. wh one of the schools being considered to switch to charter. the schools were picked because of poor performance and low test scores. "take 5 to care is sponsored by nv energy, subaru of las vegas and henderson hospital." let the giving begin and and continue for the next 12 days! the annual 98.5 kluc toy drive is officially underway to collect thousands of bikes, clothing, toys and other items for needy families.
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energy where quite a crowd has gathered. gathered. 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 you can, and #feelthetingle!
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holiday gift. we'll tell you some the coolest gifts of the season.. prepare for the battle of the dark side in your living room... the new star wars toys that will be flying off the shelves. but first rachel smith has a look at what's coming up on more. hey guys - this morning on morning jason's creating a little chaos. rock and roll's ultimate 'super group' arrives in las vegas. and feinberg has your backstage pass -- to hang out with the band. with the band. and -- the 'n-f-r' is taking over vegas -- and they've brought along a huge line-up of country music artists. we're previewing all the big shows... coming up at 9am on more. be sure to join us
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endor. star wars battle drones are ready to take over your living room just in time for the holidays. toy maker "propel" unveils 3 new battle drones based on the movies. the remote controlled mini- fighters allow users to engage in laser battles. the drones go onsale friday for 239-dollars. next year, propel plans to make a millennium falcon drone. some of the coolest gifts this
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ones. but with so many options, it can be tough to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. joining us now to help by putting a spotlight on some awesome tech gifts is lifestyle expert and top tech mom jeana lee tahnk. sat ad-libs move over fist-
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bump the high five is back! these students these students are hoping to break a high 5 record! we'll tell you if they did it after
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your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps a group of 38-
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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-thousand-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 your head or at your head. bad high 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
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fives made the cut. drivers license photos aren't always the most flattering.. but one man's is just ridiculous. see the crazy photo.. that has the dmv
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posing for the perfect driver license photo can be tough. yeah, between the weird lighting and d-m-v attendants who seem to snap the photo at the worst possible time... i've just given up. well, one man from canada just nailed his driver license photo. he wore a colander on his head for his
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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. a few years ago, a man from austria also wore a colander in his driver license photo, saying it was a requirement of his religion. that's it for fox5 news this morning. more starts now! now on more... let the chaos begin! rock and roll's ultimate 'super group' arrives in las vegas. and jason feinberg has your backstage pass -- to hang out with the band. also... the 'n-f-r' is taking over vegas -- and they've brought along a huge line-up of country music artists. we're previewing all the big shows.
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names in the hotel industry, is making its long-awaited 'sin city' debut. maria silva is live inside -- to show us how a strip tower has been transformed. and -- our countdown to the holidays continues -- with the 'gift-buying' strategy, you need right now to make sure you're ready for the big day. more starts now!!! :10 second this morning on "more" rock and roll's ultimate 'super group' arrives in las vegas. and jason feinberg has your backstage pass -- to hang out with the band. this morning at nine on fox5 (( music )) i'm falling for las vegas, where the lights they shine so bright i'm falling for las vegas, more strip its a way of life i'm falling for las vegas, where not one dream is out of sight its so plain to see, she's been good to me, oh my lovely las vegas tonight happy thursday -- and welcome to

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