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imagine... it is a chaotic but exciting scene at unlv. fox5's adam herbets joins us from there now... to show us what preps are going on today. well guys i would show you what the spin room looks like i would show you what the actual debate all looks like right now but actually they're in the middle of sweeping out with the secret service there's nothing we can really do we cannot get even close to that area because there ar precautions put in place for this debate roll cue : spin room this is the spin room 5000 journalists coming in after before anchoring take a look at some video this is what the debate hall looked like yesterday and already not even 24 hours later it's just now getting is finishing touches people
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throughout the day setting up tables almost 5000 journalists are here it's a crazy amount of people we have all covered big stories in our career but i don't think anyone has ever seen so many journalists under one roof and that's why there are so many precautions put in place another big part of the preparation and again this is been going on for months is everything going on with the school all of the professors now just one day before the debate are giving their tanks on what they can expect for tomorrow even though as everybody has known throughout this election cycle you really can't expect anything given these two
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it might make a difference in other states, but i don't know it it'll do much to move the needle here. one main advantage has that clinton has is that... trump has been slow to put infrastructure here and he's still relying a lot more on television advertising as opposed to a get out the vote
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campaign. closed captioning will resume shortly the candidates will face off in the final presidential debate on wednesday...
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fox five will have special coverage before and after the debate... so join us as we break down where our battleground state stands. if you don't need to be near unlv or the thomas and mack... it might be a good idea to stay off the roads in the area. debate day means a traffic headache for commuters... as road closures are already in place. the i-15 southbound from sahara to the 2-15 eastbound through the airport connector will be closed on wednesday between fournd 10 p-m. you can also see there are some other closures on tropicana... maryland parkway... and russell road. access to and from mccarran international airport will also be affected. just like their are pros and cons to the candidates... many locals say the same is true for the actual event itself fox5's vince sapienza spoke with local businesses near u-n-l-v's campus... and how the debate is affecting their bottom line.... john..cyndi.... i'm here at
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which is thee place to be during dining hours for u-n-l-v students.... most of the time you can't even find a parking spot... and with the debate many thought that business would continue to boom... instead.... for many, it's been the exact opposite.... it's lunch time here at the baja bar and grill. but the orders aren't flying in. "the day just started, but i know it's not going to be my normal, typical taco tuesday." art jong is the owner here. and has been for almost eight years. he tells me he's
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town and not have an uptick in business. "i think las vegas, especially unlv is lucky to have the debate, but at the same time though it does hurt us financially a little bit." art tells me normally he has to open up the bar for seating purposes on tuesdays because it gets so busy. but like inside his restaurant - it's dead. and he's not the only ones taking a loss. "you see a bunch of students, a bunch of business people at this time, looking for seating, we usually don't have seating around this time." the aloha kitchen tells me they have had to send four workers home since sunday because of how slow business has been. qot: have you guys ever had to do that before? "no, not since i've been at this location we haven't." staff tell me on a normal day they may be operating at 100-percent. but the last few days have been around 30. both staffs tell me it's because of classes being cancelled and tourists avoiding the campus in general. "usually we are the busiest here in this lot, and we've slowed down rapidly." short lines. empty seats. and plenty of parking lot are
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university square are not used to. "it's a bit frustrating, we're trying to figure out things to do here at work, since we have no one coming in." staff say the slow down won't cause them to close up show. but they're ready to get back to normal. "i don't plan to get rich in one day, i don't plan to get poor in one day, it's a marathon not a race." "we're hoping, waiting for things to pick up and get abck to normal, we're ready to work here at aloha kitchen." "we got bills to pay, people to serve." now despite... the lack of business so far this week.... the owners and staff i spoke with say they expect to get back to normalcy by the end of the week.... and they tell me that they will still plan to open their doors tomorrow.. hoping to find some hungry customers along the way...... near maryland and tropicana... i'm vince sapienza...fox-5 news...local...las vegas.....
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coming to las vegas this weekend. he'll be here on sunday... but it's not clear where or at what time just yet. we know he will be campaigning for hillary clinton and catherine cortez masto-- along with urging nevadans to vote. early voting does begin in nevada on saturday. a big boom in the southern part of the valley... a lot of people heard it - especially in the henderson area - and are still wondering what it was. fox5s eric hilt talked with people who heard it, eric what did they tell you? they said it was very loud - some described it is the noise you hear when a semi truck hits a pothole on the highway, except even louder. we had several people online saying the boom even rattled their windows and one woman said she was in her truck
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" " we have been searching all day trying to figure out what this was - we can tell you that it was not an earthquake that coming from the national earthquake information center. the city of henderson tells us that the only blasting scheduled for this part of town was at mcdonald ranch area, but that was more
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before they got the first calls. nellis afb said it wasn't any of their exercises. we also reached out to metro police, henderson police and clark county - they said they hadn't heard the booms and didn't know what it could have been. a man accused of causing the death of a little girl in his care, appeared in court today. prosecutors told the courtroom how the 18- month-old died last thursday. "essentially, he put this two year old in bathwater that was so hot, she had third degree burns from her chin all the way to her feet. " metro says 21- year-old "demond billingsley" was watching "lyriq elaine clayton" and his own child when the incident happened. the child also had some bruises. several friends and family members were in the courtroom to support billingsly. his lawyer told a different story of what happened that day... saying this was an accident. " his own son was in that water, he took out his son, took a phone call, the water was still
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hot and the accident happened. " billingsly's lawyer says he has no criminal record, and asked for house arrest. the judge set bail at 150 thousand dollars, and if billingsly gets out of bail, he will not be allowed to have unsupervised contact with kids. the next court appearance is set for november first. lyriq's family does have a go-fund-me to help pay for funeral expenses. we have that information on our website, fox5 vegas dot com. if you're a fan of flying drones around the valley... you might want to take a break this week. the new regulations set in place--- to keep the debate's airspace safe. plus... a special ceremony is celebrating safety and job growth in the valley. the big project that's getting a special dedication today. and why detectives are spending time at a pumpkin patch-- that's probably not their idea of getting into the
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but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up. he can try all he wants, but danny tarkanian just can't bury his past. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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heck voted to defund planned parenthood 10 times. he was even willing to shut down the government over it. and they both outlaw abortion. "do you believe in punishment for abortion?" "the answer is that, there has to be some form of punishment." while heck co-sponsored legislation to criminalize abortion, even in cases of rape. donald trump and joe heck are not for you.
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this message. man: the tea party republicans in congress want to cut social security. woman: and danny tarkanian wants to join them. man: he is proud to call himself a "tea party radical." man: he wants to privatize social security... woman: ...just like them. woman: risking social security benefits on wall street. man: danny tarkanian would raise the retirement age... woman: just like the tea party republicans in congress. man: they would take away what we've paid for out of every paycheck. man:that's "tea party radical" for ya'. live picture at mccarran airport where trump has just touched
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3 arrested one still at large as metro and the rest of the city prepare for the debate... there are restrictions in
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there is a temporary flight restriction in place by the f-a-a it has a three point seven mile radius that restriction is in place around the thomas and mack. metro says they want to stress the importance of safety around the debate. laws are already in place that restrict drones from flying within five miles of an airport. metro has been looking into the use of drones in their department for the last year and a half now. air traffic controllers have already called mccarran's new tower home for weeks now. but the f-a-a and local officials held a dedication ceremony today. the f-a-a administrator is joining senator harry reid.... congresswoman dina titus to dedicate the new tower. work began in may of 2011.... but stopped during two different government shut downs. a massive contruction error also prompted a do- over of work on
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24/7 with meterologist ted pretty a north breeze on wednesday will make that 81 degree high feel a little cooler. we'll see plenty of sun through the week and a warm up that takes us to 83 thursday, then 87 on friday. saturday's high of 89 degrees will be just three degrees shy of a record high. a few clouds move in on sunday with a southwest wind around 25 mph. clouds increase with a slight shower chance on monday with a high
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a north breeze on wednesday will make that 81 degree high feel a little cooler. we'll see plenty of sun through the week and a warm up that takes us to 83 thursday, then 87 on friday. saturday's high of 89 degrees will be just three degrees shy of a record high. a few clouds move in on sunday with a southwest wind around 25 mph. clouds increase with a slight shower chance on monday with a high
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detectives were not scouring a missouri farm's pumpkin patch to look for the great pumpkin. instead they want to find clues about the thieves who were caught on camera stealing an a-t-m. russell kinsaul reports. (randy stuckmeyer/stuckme yer's) "it's kind of disheartening." randy stuckmeyer and his family have been in the farming business four generations. they've been at highway 141 and highway-21 since the 50's. you'd think a farm would be the last place on a thief's list of targets. (randy stuckmeyer/stuckme yer's) "do vegetable business operations, greenhouse flowers and bedding plants and in the fall we have a pumpkin entertainment operation." but surveillance cameras recorded three thieves driving up early one morning last week. two got out, broke in through a window and spent
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inside wrestling free an a-t-m machine. it looked like this - it had 460-dollars in it but was valued at 25-hundred dollars. it was supposed to be temporary -- just during the busy pumpkin patch season. (randy stuckmeyer/stuckme yer's) "we have a lot of people come out, you know just a convenience for them if they need spending cash for their kids to do any of our rides." we checked with a nearby connivence store and the suspects' vehicle was recorded pulling onto the parking lot, then driving away one minute before it driving onto the stuckmeyer's property. it's described as as silvery gray suburban or tahoe, with a trailer hitch. (randy stuckmeyer/stuckme yer's) "we work hard for what we do here, enjoy families coming out. when something happens like that it kind of hurts a little bit that stuff like that goes on." the a-t-m was found mangled and empty in an alley near eichelberger and morganford in south saint louis. it was tossed in a dumpster. investigators hope this surveillance video will help them track down the suspects and put
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wolfson: i'm a prosecutor. locking up criminals is my job. the attacks on question 1? misleading and flat out wrong. nick: swapping guns with your buddies when hunting or at the shooting range? question 1 won't change that one bit. steiber: here's the only change. current law requires background checks at gun stores. question 1 applies the same rules to all gun sales -
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ix makes it harder for criminals. safer for us. vo: background checks save lives.
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graduation rates are at a record high... but the states graduation rates are still among the worst in the nation. the latest figures from the u-s education department show a 71 point 3 percent graduation rate for the silver state. c-c-s-d's graduation rate is at nearly 75 percent-- the highest it's ever but the state as a whole still ranks third worst in the nation... trailing new mexico and the district of columbia. they both had about sixty eight and a half percent. the national average is just over 83 percent. with iowa topping the list at almost 91 percent. there's much more coming up in the second half of fox5 news at 5. it's a special week for u-n-l-v and the county wants you to show your support. the special declaration to celebrate debate
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it's hard to make the past dissappear, but danny tarkanian is trying. he'd rather you forget about all of his failed runs for congress, senate, and secretary of state. ...and the shady record that killed his chances every time. the property taxes tarkanian skipped out on for years... the telemarketing scammers he represented... all those fake charities he helped set up.
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists. narrator: and joe heck says "i have hi become psid" i don't know what i said, aah... narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i would bomb the [bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck? reporter: you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i? narrator: donald trump and joe putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. and congressman hardy said he supported trump 100%. like trump, hardy opposed legislation to ensure equal pay. and hardy fought to defund planned parenthood, just like trump. ruben kihuen respects women. kihuen fought for equal pay for equal work.
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well guys i would show you what the spin room looks like i would show you what the actual debate all looks like right now but actually they're in the middle of sweeping out with the secret service there's nothing we can really do we cannot get even close to that area because there are so many precautions put in place for this debate take a look at

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