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>> marie: and products slide off the shelves at a beauty shop. but a look at the surveillance footage explains why how a family got away with thousands in hair products without the managers noticing >> announcer: news 3 starts right now. the bill to raise hotel taxes here in the valley to help build a new stadium passes both the house and the senate thanks for staying with us i'm >> i'm. >> marie: marie mortera in for. >> reed: . it is a special session few could have imagined and it is our top story. >> the assembly giving approval to the stadium and convention center package. the two measures require a nearly $1.2 billion boost to room tax paid mostly by tourists. >> marie: its opponents say it's money that could have gone elsewhere in a state that will be facing a $400 million deficit. >> you cannot under estimate the
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that testified so emotionally about how important it is for them to get back to work. >> we're going be back here with no good answer for how we fund fully our budget and we're going to be making cuts yet we'll have shiny new stadium. >> supporters of the convention center and stadium project they that they would create 14,000 permanent jobs. lawmakers this week also approved giving the clark county commission the okay to raise the sales tax to far but it's not a done deal. not yet. las vegas's own raider nation though is ready to move the team here. news 3's kelsey thomas stopped by at a hot spot for raiders fans who say they're already celebrating. >> reporter: the stadium has plenty of support for the silver and black but one local leader is saying not so fast. it is a touchdown for die hard
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black. rooting for the team they love in the city they live in would be a dream come true. >> this is pretty much a done deal and i'm very excited. i've been waiting ever since they even thought of mentioning they might come here. better than san antonio, better than carson, better than l.a. this is the place to be for the raiders. the silver and black state is about to happen. >> we've got a hockey team. next is nfl. after that baseball. i mean, then it's the number one market for everything. >> reporter: but the stadium plan f moving forward. clark county commissioner chris killiani. >> i still don't believe in public financing. i have no problems if a billionaire or anybody else wants to build a stadium they're welcome to do it and find the right location that fits their needs but not on the public's backs. my constituents will be paying for a room tax. my people that live in apartments on boulder highway will be subsidizing a billionaire. that does not make sense to me.
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las vegas is ready for an nfl team. >> super bowl, people, i mean, the best thing to happen to vegas in at least 20 years or something right? i mean, it will get a lot of homeies working. everybody gets a job. a lot of construction. it's great. >> reporter: governor sandoval has to sign off on it monday and then mark davis will present it to nfl owners in houston. reporting from the dive bar, kelsey thomas, news 3. >> a judge dismissed a of the rifle used in the sandy hook elementary shooting massacre. adam lanza used a remington bush master ar-15 to kill his mother and 26 other people during the massacre. the families were seeking to hold remington accountable for selling a semi-automatic rifle that was too dangerous for the public. the newtown family's lawyer vowed an immediate appeal. >> marie: back here at home. look behind us. a sparkling night on the
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the winds picked up today but we understand this is just the beginning. >> i'm looking forward to what the change will mean. news 3 is your weather authority and kevin has more on just how windy it will be. >> in instead of the 90s we'll be in the 80s but the winds will be that bumpy ride that gets us from one temperature to the next. pretty good wind north las vegas through the heart of the valley 15 to 20 miles an hour. we had gusts that actually exceeded that. they were up and over 30 miles per hour. more details on this few minutes. tomorrow these winds will go from the teens to 20 miles per hour sustained with a few gusts that will probably exceed 30 miles per hour similar to what we had today and even stronger on sunday. the high wind advisories for the more significant winds still northern nevada. but i do think we're going get 50 miles per hour gusts and most likely 40 miles per hour gusts in the valley before the we ebd is done. full 7-day forecast a few minutes away.
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out swinging against a string of women who in recent days have accused him of sexual misconduct. >> the stories are total fiction. they're 100 percent made up. they never happened. they never would happen. >> anchor: the republican nominee spoke extensively about the accusations during a rally in greensboro, north carolina. trump labeled the women fame seekersv his words, would not be my first choice. trump blasted the media and clinton campaign as conspireing to damage him shortly before the election in a bid to prevent him from bringing his brand of change to america. >> marie: clinton speaking at a seattle fundraiser continues to call her rival unfit to be president. >> every single day his campaign proves that doesn't it?
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attacks. as if what he had been doing wasn't already scorched earth attacks. >> marie: the democratic presidential nominee once again opened up her private fundraiser to the media. clinton took the opportunity to discuss the tone and rhetoric of trump's candidacy. and particularly his insults and language aimed at women and other groups. today is a special day for hundreds of men and women who became american citizens in our because they'll be able to register and cast their vote for the first time. one man's story, rudy zamora. he came to the u.s. from mexico when he was just one. he was among dozens of people who took the oath of citizenship. and with that oath comes the right to cast a ballot. all the new citizens were offered the opportunity to register to vote immediately after the ceremony. zamora definitely took advantage. and emotionally explained what
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>> have words for that. it's definitely something that sitting on the bench and taking the oath was definitely something that moved me. i'm not an emotional person but i was definitely in tears. >> marie: rudy's citizenship ceremony was just one of a few happening today. in all, about 200 new citizens are being welcomed to the u.s. here at the f higher for the final presidential debate here in las vegas next weekend. unlv has invested big bucks to host and says the exposure is worth it but what about the surrounding sfwhisz as news 3's faith jessie explains, the school says it is a win-win. >> reporter: university officials say they invested a lot into the debates but they're expecting a big return. but with street closures and some classes canceled some surrounding businesses are
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he works at the greek and mediterranean grill. a place frequented by unlv students and faction ult. >> we get a lot of business by students. >> reporter: but the debate might make business slow according to alejandro because so many classes are cancel ld. >> we've got a lot of business. but when school closes it slows down the business down. >> reporter: an issue that businesses might face next week. but vince from unlv says business will come from another source. >> they're going have 2500 exploring their shops and may be eating at your restaurant. so i think it really provides opportunities to generate some economic stimulus. >> reporter: revenue that unlv says wouldn't be there without the debate. >> we project that we'll have about $100 million or more in publicity around the world. that is something we could never afford as a public institution. >> reporter: that publicity expected from national and international media attention. >> there are not many
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resources to host a debate. >> reporter: an issue that made wright state university in ohio pull out from hosting the first debate. alberto says the investment will have long-term benefits and some students agree. >> people out of the state are still wanting to come over and, you know, explore around and be like this is where the debate was. you know, the candidates saw. >> reporter: to alejandro it's all expectation until -- speculation until next week. >> there are for a full map of what is going to be closed head to our website, news3lv.com. reporting i'm faith jessie, news 3. here is a look at that website. several major roads will be closed wednesday night between four and 10:00 p.m. for a full list of closures and suggested detours head to news3lv.com. >> marie: an armed robber terrorizes a hotel lobby. >> the crime all caught on
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[ inaudible ] the clerk fights back. >> marie: help on the way for crews battling not one but two wildfireres. he's divisive and dangerous. "uh, i don't know what i said. uh... i don't remember." but congressman hardy supports trump 100%
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and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous.
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>> marie: new at seven. a hotel clerk in detroit stops a robber in her tracks after he managed to grab her gun. the security video shows a woman dressed in all black pulling a gun and demanding money. the clerk throws money all over the counter and the floor. the suspect puts the gun down so she can grab the cash and that
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you see it there. the criminal takes off without the gun. police trace the gun back and arrested the suspect. texas police say a couple is using their young daughter as a cover-up as they steal thousands of dollars worth of high-end beauty products. surveillance video captures the man and another girl distracting the store manager. as the woman shoves expensive flat irons and other hair products into her purse, well, they're doing their little deal. she got away thousands of dollars worth of products. whenever this so-called family walked in as you can imagine the clerk is saying she feels pretty duped. >> i was sick. you feel like a fool. because here you chatted and been kind and they've stolen you blind. >> reporter: police say this isn't the family's first time ripping a store off. similar cases have been reported in four other cities and seven
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northern california after two wildfires broke out near reno. one started overnight in the wa show valley and the other smaller fire broke out not too far away. the little valley fire burning near washoe valley is zero percent contained. a state of emergency has been declared. nearly 20 homes have been destroyed. a second smaller fire where crews were. fortunately crews were able to hold about 15 acres the this morning. so far there have been no reports of any injuries. those on the front lines will be getting more help from here in the south. a team of local firefighters is on the way to lend a hand. as news 3's denise explains, while fire season is officially over some say the threat remains all over nevada. >> my name is ranger ray. and i am a forest ranger. >> reporter: it is a topic ray
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he works with smoky bear to teach kids about fire safety. in the past two months, visiting some 50 schools in clark county. including bartlett elementary in henderson. >> how to put out campfires. pick up their trash while. >> reporter: these sessions are generally planned for the end of fire season, this year is different. overnight northern nevada exploded into flames. hundreds of acres lost. near lake tahoe. >> it's unusual to have a fire that big and quickly spreading this time of year. >> reporter: and closer to home, more activity in our own mountains. a small fire near mary jane falls burning for well over a week once again kicking smoke into the air. and johnson says late this afternoon another fire spotted in the same area. the latest one dubbed the october fire burning about three acres.
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at nights, in the 30s. it also gets very shady later in the day. >> reporter: still news 3 meteorologist kelly curran points out the wind is an issue. a red-flag warning also known as a fire weather warning is in affect. >> basically what that means is we have low humidity in the area and we're looking at gusty winds developing in the afternoon and evening hours. gusts probably about 35 miles per hour. >> reporter: a problem firefighters near lake tahoe are and in carson city, a slight delay during today's special session of the legislature blamed on fire activity. the fire up north is now such a concern that a five person task force from here in southern nevada is on the way to help. personnel from the forest service, blm and the national park service. local resources headed right to the front lines. >> as for the kids? rangers keep the message here fun. knowing the serious work may be
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our state. denise rosch, news 3. >> marie: the winds have been pick out out there. but this is just the beginning. you are actually looking forward to seeing the change ahead. >> it's been so perfect i'm looking forward to seeing what's not so perfect because i'm loving it. >> you will get use to the winds. fall season and the spring season transitional seasons we do get winds. we are concerned about those fires up on mount charleston. we have a time-lapse fro kyle canyon. watch off in the distance. this might be tough to get at as the fire developed today and the winds and rugged terrain that's going to be a problem. we'll keep an eye on that and hopefully won't be doing a whole lot of spreading. in time we had those lenticular clouds. we get those flying saucer clouds with just the right amount of moisture. you get the air going up one side of the mountain and coming down the other. they finally pushed out and set the table for what is a nice and
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park near sam boyd. throwing at 13. -- blowing at 13. near twain, maryland parkway, they're blowing at 20 with a gust of 30. centennial hills current wind 16 with a gust at 25. the winds seemingly backing off in other neighborhoods but that will only be temporary. several neighborhoods made it to 35, 32. just over that 30 miles per hour mar tomorrow afternoon then even a little stronger on sunday and monday. overton blowing at 12 but it was the mountains that gusted to 41. the lake hitting gusts to that i have to. blowing around some unusually warm air for this time of year. 93 the high in the neighborhood of the record which has been standing since 1950. we will back off a few degrees tomorrow. we'll keep the air clean tomorrow. surprisingly staying in the green category. when the winds get stronger sunday and monday we'll probably
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depending when you leave your house low to mid-70s. mid-80s at lunchtime. 90 for a high. similar to today that wind picks up in the afternoon. sustained in the 20-mile-an-hour plus range. we get clouds in advance of a front. this is a weakening front but enough to kick up the wind. this is system number one. number two much better organized and tightly wound. that's going to cause some pretty strong especially up in the northwest. that's going to cause trouble. for us an increa temperature wise? 47 on the mountain. 56 in pahrump overnight on friday night. saturday afternoon sandy valley at 83. 90 mesquite. 93 in laughlin. for the las vegas valley still breezy this evening. less wind late. 70s the low. less wind early tomorrow morning. then picks up in the afternoon. online the high -- 89 the high which is not as warm as it's going to be at the lake but choppy.
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early because it will be breezy early just stronger winds in the afternoon. mount charleston will have the strongest winds. more gusts over 40 miles an hour over the higher elevations. 64 for the high temperature. your 7-day forecast. temps back off somewhat. low to mid-80s next week. we'll have turbulence sunday and monday. maybe we'll give you a break on tuesday but have leftover breezes actually a new round of breezes come wednesday and that could bleed into thursday. without a lot of wind into mid-october now it's time to pay the piper. >> marie: ultimately not that bad. >> no. i mean, you know, look weather -- we'll find something to be concerned. it's too humid, windy. we'll find something. but you would rather be here than other part of the country. >> amen to that. >> marie: a power struggle pitting the state against a popular online school. nevada threatening to shut down nevada connections academy which
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parents are fighting back. >> don't close the school down. don't make a mistake. a lot of people are dropping out of high school. a lot of people don't have the ability to have an education. don't make -- the kids are our future. >> marie: joe enrolled all six of his kids through nevada connections academy. his family is one of several success stories. the family one of five trying to stop the state board that governs charter schools from shutting it on an improvement plan to boost low graduation rates. this virtual school hovering around 35 percent of the state's standard is at least 60 percent. >> we have offered to take closure off the table for the next three years. but we're asking them not to fight us in court over that 60 percent graduation rate. at this point they have not agreed to that. >> marie: school leaders say they're not ready to give up their right to fight in court.
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for now the school remains open for online classes until at least may of 2017. and the good news is the charter school authority says they're open to negotiations as well as long as the school agrees it will meet certain benchmarks year over year. here is something some folks may be looking forward to. netflix adding a stand-up comic to its line-up. >> marie: we'll tell you how much the screaming giant is paying funny man chris rock to step back on the stage after eight years. it may but this old building is a dream home for a couple of teachers. the desert is where bad guys go when they want to make evidence disappear. but hiding the evidence won't help danny tarkanian. sure, he can bury all those property taxes he skipped out on for years... ...or all those fake charities he helped set up... ...or the scams against seniors he formed... or the $17 million judgment he never paid. he can try, but he can't make his record disappear.
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chris rock making a comeback. the hollywood reporter says after an eight year absence from stand-up the comedian has signed a mega-deal with netflix. rock will be paid a record breaking $40 million for two specials. more than a list comedians jerry seinfeld and amy schuler make. the emmy winning performer will and follow it up with a world tour. it's unclear when the second show will tape. >> marie: let's look at what's coming up on news 3 live at 11. the candidates for harry reid's senate seat face off in their only debate. at 11, a full recap of the showdown. plus the new expansion happening at a major strip resort. those stories plus breaking news as it happens tonight on "news 3 live at eleven." finally here at seven, two retired teachers have found their dream home.
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building. lee and alan evans bought this derelict school building and want to turn night their new home. >> marie: the contractor thought ways a demolition project at first but the teachers say they're not afraid of a little hard work. how cool that is teachers moving jim childs: one of the ways criminals avoid guns. as someone in law enforcement, i think that's dangerous. millions of guns are sold through websites like this, most with no background checks, no questions asked. the law requires background checks in gun stores; why don't we require them online? a few clicks of the mouse, now a bad guy is armed - and potentially dangerous. and that's a threat to all of us. narrator vo: yes on question 1
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i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's divisive and dangerous. but congressman hardy supports trump 100% and said he'll do whatever trump wants him to do. hardy even said people with disabilities are a drain on society and that seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government. donald trump and congressman hardy -- divisive and dangerous.
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brad pitt reunites with his kids. >> whatever's got to be done to keep the family together. >> inside the supervised visit
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