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tv   FOX5 News This Morning  FOX  September 28, 2016 4:30am-5:00am PDT

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get a first look at your fox5 weather 24-7 forcast... les krifaton joins us now. an upper low moving across southeast california is expected to produce more clouds and shower chances for las vegas through wednesday and thursday. rain chances are about 30% for wednesday and 20% for thursday. the cloud
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temperatures to cool into the upper 80s for the next few days. by the weekend another low slides into our area, this low will be dry with winds forecast both saturday and sunday. good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions
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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 back to the news desk breaking news in
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valley this morning.. nevada highway patrol is morning.. nevada highway patrol is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on decatur at wagon trail .. between sunset and 215.. witnesses say the rider was speeding and driving recklessly before the crash. the 27-year-old motorcyclst lost control of his bike and crashed into a guardrail. right now it appears the southbound lanes of decatur south of sunset are shut down. we'll bring you any updates as soon as they come into the fox5 newsroom. the line between
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supplements and banned substances can be a thin one. later this week the federal government is scheduled to ban an over-the- counter herbal drug. so what is it, and why is it fox 5's faith tanner talked to people on both sides of the argument.
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way or even people addicted to street drugs, it goes in and stops the craving just like that" starting friday-- the drug enforcement agency is set to ban kratom. it will be considered a schedule one controlled substance. "schedule one means there is no nutritional value and no nutritional benefits and we know there is" "here at herbally grounded -- anyone powder, liquid, or capsule form. but starting sept. 30-- it will be cleared from the store shelves" "just pick it up over the counter, i won't have to awnser to anyone why am i purchasing this, it's just considered a supplement, so it opens itself up for easier abuse and tolerance issues down the road" doctor constantine george says -- herbal supplements like kratom... are hard to monitor... have strong effects... and can become addictive.
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a potential for abuse because these agents act like prescription drugs in that category such as morphine, so that's the problem" harris tells me kratom is only dangerous when there's user error- when people abuse it, or mix it with other substances. "the ones that are using it recreationally are mixing it with rose fertalizer and other chemicals to give it an extra boost of a high like spice and that's where kratom got a bad name, with those other chemicals" faith tanner vegas>> the d-e-a says 15 deaths in the u-s are associated with kratom. but proponets say that most... if not all... of those deaths may have been tied to other drug use. more than 50 u-s lawmakers have signed a letter asking the d-e-a to put its decision on kratom on hold. a woman is robbed as she was dropping off her four-year-old daughter at daycare. it happened around five a-m on sunday near boulder highway
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dropping her daughter off... when the robber pulled out a knife and demanded her car keys. at first she resisted but then realized he had a knife and a gun. the thief got away with her car... wallet... and phone gonzalez says she hopes police will find the car. "it's the first new car i've ever had and i work like really hard to pay for the car and you know i get up at four in the morning to go to work so, it's pretty savage that someone would do that to a mom with her kid. " police are looking for a 2016 hyundai elantra. she just bought it several months ago. the license plate is 8-9-b-5-4-1. anyone with information should call metro police or crimestoppers at 702-385-55-55. a bag of baseballs that washed ashore in miami beach could help piece together the tragic death of marlins pitcher
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he was killed sunday along with two friends when their boat crashed on a jetty. the bag was found about 20 blocks away. it contained fernandez's checkbook and four autographed baseballs with his signature and numbers that could be dates - written by the star athlete. fans are leaving flowers outside marlins park and thinking about the family that fernandez left behind. "i can just imagine their new normal fe journey without him, his daughter without a father; it's just so heart- wrenching." the miami-dade county medical examiner say autopsies on fernandez and his two friends were completed monday. but an official statement won't be released until the toxicology reports are in. here at home... casino employees and patrons rallied for nevada casinos to go smoke-free. more than a dozen
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convention center on tuesday. they say that second-hand smoke in casinos may lead to serious health effects. and that the toxic pollutants can cause heart disease, asthma, breast and lung cancer... and many other illnesses which can lead to death. this rally comes as m-g-m resorts plans to build a one point four billion dollar smoke -free casino in maryland. "we think its time for nevada legislaters to come forward. we need a comprehensive law to elminate this exemption. everyone in nevada should be trea equally and not discriminate against anyone based on who there employer is. second hand smoke is toxic it's affecting the employess and patrons and the fact of the matter is, it's smoke free in almost every other state except here." across the country -- nearly 800 casinos and gaming operations are smoke free. boyd gaming says it has formally completed its acquisition of the aliante resort in north las vegas. the company now has ten properties in southern nevada.
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time soon. however - the casino will now be part of the boyd gaming race and sports hub... with boyd gaming betting lines. aliante is expected to soon be part of the boyd gaming's nationwide loyalty program. just three votes could determine whether a two billion dollar n- f-l stadium will be built to bring the raiders to las vegas all three candidates live in northern nevada and were just appointed to fill vacant seats in the nevada legislature. they will join other state lawmakers for a special se where the governor will consider raising hotel taxes to help pay for 750- millon of public funding for the n-f-l stadium. from n-f-l to hockey... las vegas' very own n-h-l franchise will break ground on its new practice facility. a ceremony will kick off construction next wednesday in downtown summerlin. franchise owner bill foley will join general manager george mcphee and county commissioners for
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breaking. the event is open to public. honoring t-v's finest. the lovely miss vanna white is now the proud owner of a key to the city of las vegas. why she is so excited for the honor. elon musk's hopes to bring humans to mars within the decade. a look at his highly-ambitious vision to colonize
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we are one nation under god. te, we are one nation indivisible. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to do to guys like that? they'd be carried out in a stretcher, folks. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible
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dominos... but they got the order wrong. instead of her chicken wings... she found stacks of cash! box, i'm thinking they're breadsticks." "i was like, i can't keep it, it's a crazy amount of money, it's not like it's $20 you find, you know. it's almost $5,000." selena says she ordered chicken wings from dominos, but when her order arrived the box was filled with cash. the money was supposed to go to the bank, so selena returned the cash and now she's getting free pizza for a year. her employer, "spacetel" is also giving her one
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for her honesty. elon musk is planning a mission to mars... but he says it will be a risky one. "i think the first journey to mars is really going to be dangerous. the risk of fatality will be high. there's just no way around it " the space-x c-e-o says he believes the planet mars will be colonized within the next 50 to 150 years. he already plans to make an mars before 20-18, and send the first humans to the planet in 20-24. musk hopes the trip will take as little as 30 days. "in order to make it appealing where people wactually want to go, it's got to be very fun and exciting. it can't feel cramped or boring. "
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to mars to drop below a hundred thousand dollars. an upper low moving across southeast california is expected to produce more clouds and shower chances for las vegas through wednesday and thursday. rain chances are about 30% for wednesday and 20% for thursday. the cloud cover will allow for our daytime temperatures to cool into the upper 80s for the next few days. by the weekend another low slides into our area, this low will be dry with winds forecast both
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good morning. here's a look at your fox5 traffic solutions let's begin with your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construction areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news
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the global gaming conference is back in las vegas
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some brand new pop-culture perfect slot machines. slot machine nats give me your love, give me your love, give me your love every year at g- 2-e... gaming executives come together to discuss the positives and negatives in the gaming industry. they also reveal some pretty cool slot machines. this year's slots feature "the x- files"... toby keith... mariah carey... britney spears and there's also a virtual reality "game of thrones". one of the key points of g-2-e this year was how unity makes the entire gaming industry stronger. also happening at global gaming expo... t-v and entertainment icon vanna white received the key to the city! courtesy of mayor carolyn goodman herself. "every millenial, where you want interaction with these slot machines
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in, today's the day and this beautiful face, has herself, as the prominent one for the wheel of fortune slots. were so proud of her." i-g-t's wheel of fortune slots are celebrating their 20-th anniversary. vanna white has played an essential role in the slot theme's success. and she was more than happy to have the key to a city she loves. "las vegas is in my heart and it's been in my heart for many many many years. this is my home away from home, i love it, i love being here. i ;ove being apart of igt and the wheel of fortune slots and i want to thank everyone out there for watching and enjoying our show." the wheel of fortune slot machines have made more than a thousand people machines have made more than a thousand people millionaires.
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a million dollar jackpots in nevada... than any other state. avon calling! we just found the oldest avon lady on the planet... miss opal! not only is she still earning a solid income at 94... but she says she doesn't plan to slow down anytime soon.
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country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. and then there's donald trump. they're just not for us.
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an elderly nebraska woman proves you're never too old to do what you love ... this is opal greene... she is 94 years old and still sells "avon" products. and she says she has no plans to quit her day job. "she's been my avon lady since 19-74..."
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friend here loves me. it's just a way of life, it's what's kept me going." "i'm just so proud that she's still doing and as active as she is at 94, she's a very determined lady." opal got her start selling avon products at the age of 40. her first day with the company was back in 19-62. she' hundreds of awards over the years for her dedication. and it's no surprise to the people who admire her that she's still in business after all these years. plenty more straight ahead on fox5 news this morning... the global gaming conference is
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conference is back in town.. and our own mike doria will be
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, i would at least expect a note, at the very least or a
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this mom didn't get either... see why she says a local school failed her daughter... who was badly hurt on the playground. we shouldn't have to feel like this." a 9-year-old has an emotional breakdown... while addressing the racial divide in her community. the latest from charlotte. the starbucks here at rainbow and warm springs is reopening for it's first full day this morning, since the fatal shooting here on sunday. i'm alyssa deitsch and i'll have that... plus more on the man who was killed... coming up in a live report. breaking news in the southwest part of the valley this morning. n-h-p investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on decatur at wagon trail .. between sunset and 215.. here's what we know.. a 27-year- old motorcyclst lost control of his bike and crashed into a guardrail.

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