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tonight with less than a week before election day.. and nowhere is that more evident than the battleground states including nevada. democratic presidential nominee.... hillary clinton is in las vegas right now.... with a last minute push.... for early voting. -13- action news reporter.... tom george is at clinton's rally right now.... at "the plumbers and pipefitters training center"... tom. "you know, as pr bring the full weight of the law on anyone who kills a police officer and see to it that they are brought to justice." parents are gathering tonight....
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at andre agassi prep school to express their opinions..... about a possible takeover that could mean a lot of changes. 13 action news anchor.... christopher king is at the school right now.. with more.... on what's expected when the meeting starts... in a few minutes. christopher. this is agassi prep. board members will meet right behind those doors. and parents worry..will their kids charter school..be run more like a military academy? doing things here at agassi prep. the board is consdiering a merger with new york based democracy prep..a school with a reputation..for high academic standards..and strict discipline. and that..is what worries a lot of parents. they fear..the discipline..may be too strict. like..no talking during lunch time..longer class hours..and an extra day of school democracy prep says..there won't be any extra class days. but the time..in class.. each could be longer each . and..the other big question: what will happen to all the current teachers at agassi
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questions answered when the meeting starts. we will give updates..from the meeting. ck, 13 action news. a sign supporting a hot political issue has been raising some eyebrows outside a fast food restaurant on tropicana and maryland parkway. 13-action news reporter david schuman went to the del taco near unlv to find out why it was there. david. after next week -- marijuana could be legal in nevada....and college students in town tel munchies. they say that's an itch that just needs to be scratched and buying tacos -- and lots of them -- are one way to do it. would come in their packed cars and they'd look faded and they would order a ton of food. like not even joking, $50 worth of food." for the last two days or so -- a banner hung outside the del taco at tropicana and maryland parkway urging people to vote yes on question 2...the question of whether to legalize.
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to push politics like that as a way to try to make money. well it turns out -- del taco didn't put the banner up. no one seems to know who did it. employees cut the sign down earlier this afternoon -- but in the time that it was up...thousands of drivers passing through this intersection saw it. david schuman..13 action news. the demolition of the mlk bridge is well underway as part of project neon. n-dot sent out this timelapse showing the construction equipment tearing parts of the bridge down over a pr several days. the bridge will be rebuilt with room for an h-o-v flyover structure. 23:52:47-23:52:49 "i will never see him again." a little boy is dead tonight... and now.... police say.... kenneth robinson is responsible for killing..... the 7 year old. authorities say... robinson..... lived in the home.... with the boy and his mother. 13 action news reporter..... parker collins spoke with the child's grandmother... who says..... she was planning to save.... her grandson.
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"it's too hard. i was coming to get him to raise him in louisiana." 7-year-old richard died sunday. police say it was a violent passing... all signs pointing to child abuse. in the days after he died... several neighbors have come forward... saying they heard the beatings. his grandmother was planning to raise him and his sisters with her down in louisiana before she got the news. 23:52:32-23:52:39 "the day he supposed to be coming to me is the day i find out he gets killed. why?!" detectives say kenneth robinson killed richard. in court... robinson doesn't shed a tear. emotion. clearly-- all the attention is getting under someone's skin-- the defense asked if cameras are even allowed in the courtroom. 00:05:54-00:05:57 "one last thing your honor did the court sign approval for media in the courtroom this morning?" richard's grandmother vera says she doesn't know this man. she says she had no idea any abuse was going on... since she lives hundreds of miles away. no matter what happens here...
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they going too they not finna stay here she done lost her son and i'm not finna lose another grandchild in this state" standup: robinson is behind bars without bail. he'll be back in court in december. parker collins thirteen action news. happening right now.. ammon and ryan bundy are on their way back to the valley to stand trial after being released from an oregon jail. the men face more than a dozen felony charges stemming from a 2014 standoff with federal agents near their father's the trial is expected to begin early next year. last week.. an oregon jury acquitted the bundys and 5 others on charges stemming from an armed standoff at a national wildlife refuge in oregon. the latest early voting numbers are in... and more than 5-hundred-50-thousand people have now voted. right now...nearly 40- percent of votes statewide have been cast by democrats. here in clark county...democrats hold an even bigger advantage over
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more votes. while the g-o-p continues to lead in more rural counties. donald trump is ramping up his campaign schedule..... in the final days.... before the presidential election... today... he was campaigning in the important battleground state of florida. and... stepping up his attacks.... against clinton. "she is a crooked one, there's no question. crooked hillary clinton. that term has really stuck. "that's going to be a great term for a president right? boy, what a mess." earlier today... th had a piece supporting trump... his campaign immediately.... rejected it... saying: "this publication is repulsive.... and their views...... do not represent the tens of millions of americans..... who are uniting behind our campaign." a new cnn-orc poll shows trump's recent momentum is apparently carrying into nevada. when asked who they support in the presidential race.. 43% said clinton.. while 46% said trump. libertarian candidate gary johnson had 7%.
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opinion. that same poll also shows the senate race is a dead heat. democrat catherine cortez-masto had 47%. republican joe heck was at 48%. 4% said neither or had no opinion. one of the hottest issues on the ballot right now is question-1. joining us now to talk more about it is 13 action news political analyst jon ralston.. and jon.. you hosted your own debate on this issue tod me just ask you.. across the state. the man police believe.... ambushed two police officers...
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releasing new information about that nationwide amber alert for a missing texas girl. right now -- an urgent nation-wide search is underway for ten year old kayla gomez. she's been missing since last night. kayla dissapered from a church in texas. the f-b-i now saying they are not sure if she was abducted and they are no longer looking for a vehicle of interest in the case. hurricane matthew is lon not. tonight-- new dramatic pictures.... of the destruction "hurricane matthew" left behind... what's now different..... about some top tourist destinations... in florida. and... hundreds of thousands of cars are stolen every year... and owners..... could be partly.... to blame... what people are doing.... to tempt car thieves. bryan? ad-libs
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this happened yesterday near desert inn and mcleod. investigators say he pulled out a large black firearm -- approached the teller -- and demanded money. no word on how much he made off with. plans to extend the monorail to the south side of the strip..... are put on hold for now.... after developers faced a possible roadblock....
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marissa kynaston explains why.... they may have to re-work.... their plan. developers with the las vegas monorail showed this map to county commissioners today-- showing the route they have planned out for the monorail extension. that extension would take the monorail about a mile closer to a possible nfl stadium. but minutes before the meeting-- the southern nevada water authority notified commissioners-- that the new route travels right over a main water line-- that provides water to the strip. so its back to the drawing board for now-- so deveop new route. 15:43:33 nat sound of sisolak i'm just concerned because this is a very important issue and i want to be on the same page marissa tag developers say this wont affect the timeline of the project-- they say this is just a legal issue. they plan to discuss this again in 2 weeks. mk-- 13an. we did reach out to the water authority... who told us...
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but... they want to make sure.... there's coordination on both you'll have a new license plate design to choose from. it features colorful mountains and a wide blue sky with the words "home means nevada." the dmv says this is replacing the current standard option. personalized plates with the new design won't be available until next year. from contact -13-... the feds have filed a lawsuit... against what's being called an illegal... nationwide... debt the consumer financial protection bureau says... the network of companies... americans... into paying inflated debts... or amounts they may not owe. remember... if you get a call.... from a debt collector... they must provide you with proof... of your debt. gun sales are soaring... as we get closer.... to election day. some gun enthusiasts fear... more gun control... under a possible clinton administration. firearms manufacturer...
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in its -3-rd quarter earnings... compared to profits.... last year. the company says... gun sales are up..... across the industry... based on f-b-i data... on background checks. staples is rolling out a plan to help its employees pay for college. the company says certain employees will be eligible for up to 100-dollars a month extra for tuition. for now.. staples says the plan would only be offered to the top performers chosen by management.. and to new employees on the company's business- to-business sales team. matthew has changed a large stretch of the florida coastline. these are before and after pictures near st. augustine.. taken by the u-s geological survey. there are also similar photos from flagler beach and vilano beach. experts say the storm surge washed- over 15-percent of the sand dunes on the state's atlantic coast. the same thing happened to 30- percent of the dunes along georgia's coastline.. and 42-percent in south
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meteorologist bryan scofield and '13 first alert weather.' by thursday, clouds begin to build as moisture approaches southern nevada. friday still holds with partly cloudy skies and rain chances holding around 10% for the colorado river. drastically the further you go east of the river. there is less than a 10 percent chance of a sprinkle here in the las vegas valley. highs will be back above the normal by 5 to 10 degrees. lows will be above the normal by the same degree. moving into the weekend, mainly sunny skies are back and high
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80s and look to hold there into the next work week too. winds will pick up though by sunday and hold into monday. no major rain chances and no major changes are expected with the weather through the next seven days so be what you get almost every day with minor variations to the skies.
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every time you walk away from your car. up next.. see what you might be doing wrong.. that tempts a thief to walk up and... at -6- with a historic game seven of the world series now underway... how one high school here in our valley is sending their good luck wishes to a local star playingin tonight's game. car theft is up nationwide right now.. but safety experts say part of the reason is.. many people are almost
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many people are almost inviting it to happen. according to a new report by the "national insurance crime bureau".. more than 147-thousand cars.. reported stolen from 2013 through 2015.. happened because a driver left their keys or fob insides. overall last year.. a car was stolen in the u-s every 45 seconds. by thursday, clouds begin to build as moisture approaches southern nevada. friday still holds with partly
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colorado river. the rain chance increases drastically the further you go east of the river. there is less than a 10 percent lows will be above the normal by the same degree. @19-24 nats singing it's a milestone year.... for country's biggest night.... in nashville.. "the c-m-a awards" celebrating..... its -50-th anniversary... and organizers say.... this party tonight is going to of country music's greatest.. will all be returning to host.... the main event for the -9-th straight year... brad paisley and carrie underwood. you can catch "the c-m-a awards"... at -8-... right here on abc. and... make sure.... you stick around.... for 13 action news... live at 11. that's our news for now.. but... stay with us.... for abc's world news...
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remember.. we're always on at ktnv.com and on our free ktnv mobile app. we'll see you back here in 30-minutes for action news.. live at 6. until then.. thanks for watching. this just in...the f-b- releasing new information about that nationwide 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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house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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you can choose somebody with a proven track record. for standing up for nevada families. catherine cortez masto. think about what happened after the housing crisis... one of the first attorneys general in america to stand up for families facing foreclosure. catherine's been a national leader in the fight against sex trafficking of teenage girls.
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it's catherine cortez masto. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? side with the wall street banks when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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tonight, breaking news. the new tracking poll. hillary clinton, donald trump, where this race stands just six days out. and are there new pathways for donald trump? he and his family make the case tonight. president obama, vice president biden, bernie sanders, arguing, there's just one choice. and the alarming image. the church set on fire. the words spray-painted on the side. also tonight, the deadly ambush. two police officers targeted and killed in separate patrol cars, shot through the window. breaking late today, the new flash-point over the pipeline in the west. demonstrators clashing with police. and the other pipeline, the explosion, the state of emergency. and now, worries over gas prices. new reporting tonight on the mystery illness in 33 states.

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