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minutes for his first interview post-election. what he had to say about healthcare and getting paid to lead our country. viva las vegas! the rock n roll marathon wraps up with a history- making win. see who brought home the blue ribbon. good morning i'm dave hall. and i'm maria silva. 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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sunny & warm day across the valley with light winds. we will top out at 78 degrees today with 79 expected tuesday. wednesday a deep trough rolls across nevada bringing strong winds wednesday. in the wake of the trough, much cooler air settles in. winds will shift to come out of the north and will remain gusty for part of the day. temperatures drop more than 15 between wednesday and thursday down to 60 degrees with some of the coldest temperatures so far this season expected on friday morning, frost advisories may be issued. we will stay in the upper 60's with sunshine through the weekend. police say a man may have been under the influence when he was hit and killed on the freeway. it happened last night in the southbound lanes of the eye-15 near craig. police say the driver who hit the man couldn't avoid him because of all the traffic. the driver was not impaired, but police say the pedestrian may have been. they are still trying to figure out why he was out there in the first place. "only the pedestrian on the roadway, knows why they're on the roadway if it's impairment, if it's carelessness not using a crosswalk being out on the highway i dont know how to
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police say there weren't any broken down cars in the area. the coroner is working to identify the victim. a local mother is coping with the loss of her two sons following a deadly d-u-i crash. the family says they were going to the store to get their mom a birthday present, when police say an impaired driver hit them. fox5's abby theodros was at last night's vigil.
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words. i just want to tell the guy - you took my heart. you took my best friends police say 25 year old willie worthman was going so fast - it pushed both cars across the street and into a neighboring complex wall. on sunday - the family trying to ma ke sense of what happened 29-32 shirley taylor, grandmother: if they were some gang bangers snatching purses or selling dope, you could kind of work it out in your head. but they was good boys. gone too soon. granmother: we pray that you give us strength through the night and all of the nights that we're going to endure. now the family is bracing one another for the long road ahead. grandmother: give us strength in the name of jesus christ amen abby theodros fox5
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if you would like to donate to the family's funeral expenses, we have a link to their go-fund-me account on our website fox five vegas dot com. in national news, president-elect donald trump is wasting no time gettg together. trump has named reince priebus as his white house chief of staff. house speaker paul ryan recommended priebus for the job. priebus has been the head of the rnc for five years. he's is just one of two key personnel appointments. trump also named stephen bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor. president-elect donald trump discussed the l- g-b-t-q community, building a wall and prosecuting hillary clinton during his
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minutes." trump also talked about his plans for obamacare. "it will be repealed and replaced. and we'll know. and it'll be great health care for much less money. so it'll be better health care, much better, for less money. not a bad combination." trump says he wants to extend benefits to children living with their parents for an extended period of time. he also plans to make sure people living with pre- existing conditions will be covered. anti-trump demonstrations takes place across the country. this was the scene in san francisco, as immigrants and their advocates hit the streets to take part in the protests. in manhattan, new york, around a thousand protesters carried signs in english and spanish saying things like "hate won't make us great," and they chanted "we are here to stay." as these demonstrations continue, president-elect donald trump is trying to assure americans not to be afraid of his presidency. fox's kelly wright
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the protesting. trump says: "if hillary had won and if my people went out and protested, everybody would say, "oh, that's a terrible thing. and it would have been a much different attitude. there is a different attitude. you know, there is a double standard here." (on-cam tag) another day of protesting is expected monday... including in seattle .. where some students are planning to walk out of class. in new york, kelly wright, fox news.>> a year after the deadly terror a year after the deadly terror attacks in paris, a beautiful tribute to the victims shines bright in a canal in the "city of lights." the floating lanters were set adrift as a sign of hope. other tributes took place across the city. (nats music) a special mass
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to pay tribute to the 130 people killed in the attacks. a large group gathered at a shrine in front of the bataclan concert hall where 89 of the victims were killed. french president francois hollande also unveiled a plaque listing the names of those who lost their lives. isis has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks. here at home, several business are working to cr opportunities in the workplace, by hiring members of our local l-g- b-t-q community. a career fair is taking place today at "the center." the fair showcases a number of local corporations and small businesses with available job openings. these companies have worked to provide an equal workplace employees of all sexual orientations. today's job fair is free and open to the public. las vegas' favorite celebrity wins the rock n roll marathon! we're talking
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wardian. he placed first in the men's marathon and set a guinness world record for fastest marathon ever in an elvis costume. wardian crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 38 minutes, 4 seconds. the old elvis record was set back in 2009. more than 45- thousand runners and walkers shut down the las vegas strip for the "rock n' roll marathon." racers dressed in colorful costumes and flashing lights during the weekend's big races. a few couples even tied the knot on the track. "we trained for four months and we're here to run the our first 26.2 marathon." "we just wanted to be out here and prove it. everybody can do it. everybody that wants to do it can do it. we just want to do it." "we're trying to motivate other people" "trying to motivate as many people as we can. hopefully we get other people in wheelchairs to do it too. so we're just going for it!" live music kept the runners
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there was even a performance by "snoop dogg." the rock n' roll marathon will return to vegas next year. flying high! war heroes were honored with an exhilarating ride. how las vegas is thanking these men and women for their service. a spectacular lunar event is lighting up the night sky. coming up, our resident sk krifaton joins us from the roof with your pictures of the rare supermoon.
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morning you may want to grab your cup of coffee and check out the phenomenon known as a supermoon. a supermoon is when the moon looks bigger and appears brighter than usual. they happen regularly but this one is considered to be special fox5's les krifaton is up on our roof this morning to tell us more. yeah each year we experience supermoons. it happens to occur during a full moon when
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this is what the moon looked like last night over the las vegas valley shot by one of our photographers robbie hunt. as you can see it does appear bigger and brighter. fox5 viewers have also been sharing their supermoon eve pics since last night. here is a simple or not so simple explanation about what a supermoon is all about. the moon orbits the earth every 27 and a half days. it's a elliptical orbit which is like a slightly stretched out circle. the moon's normal distance from us is roughly 239,000 miles.
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be just under 224 thousand miles...in other words 15 thousand miles plus change closer. tonight's supermoon will actually be a little more than 221,000 miles from earth making this the closest supermoon we've had since 1948. the next time it will be this close will be in 2034.
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moon will look about 14% larger than normal and about 30% brighter. the best time to take pictures of the supermoon will be after sunset when the moon is low on the horizon. if you can get a building or a landmark into the picture just like some of our viewers did last night you'll have a great memory of an astronomical event that last occurred nearly 70 years ago. ((anchor chat)) good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. today will be another sunny & warm day across the valley with light winds. we will top out at 78 degrees today with 79 expected tuesday. wednesday a deep trough rolls across nevada bringing strong
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trough, much cooler air settles in. winds will shift to come out of the north and will remain gusty for part of the day. temperatures drop more than 15 between wednesday and thursday down to 60 degrees with some of the coldest temperatures so far this season expected on friday morning, frost advisories may be issued. we will stay in the upper 60's with sunshine through the weekend.
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is retiring, but before she hangs up her flight suit, she wants to remind other young women to chase their dreams. "i think, no matter what your gender is, just to be selected to be on this scene is an order." captain katie higgins made her final flight over the weekend during an air show in pensacola, florida. she hopes her experience reminds people about the large number of women currently serving in the military. the blue angels are celebrating their 70 year. here at home, "salute to the troops" pays tribute to those who've made sacrifices for our nation's freedoms. nearly a hundred wounded veterans and their families were in town for the event. fox5's faith tanner shows us how these brave men and women were honored.
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just being here with the other guys and doing this it's really amazing" the rides with sundance helicopters... were part of the salute to the troops week in honor of veterans day. nearly a hundred wounded service members are in vegas for the special event that's packed with activities. "we simply can't do enough to thank the men and women who wear the cloth of this nation people who are willing to give everything for us to have the freedoms that we enjoy and folks in las vegas define patriotism like no others" during the special trip--- veterans also had a chance to see actor gary sinise perform with the lieutenant dan band on fremont street. "it's just good for their soul to be able to get out and get away from what their doing all the time which is just facing the challenges of what they've gone through in service to our country so we want to help them on the road to recovery." event organizers say along with giving back to our american heroes--- salute to the troops is also a reminder to us all...
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these brave men and women have made. "the challenges that these heroes will face for the rest of their lives are very severe and we can't stop in our efforts to make sure that we never forget that sacrifice and the sacrifice of all of our veterans and their families" faith tanner fox5 news local las vegas>> this is the 9-th year for "salute to the troops." over the weekend there was a big welcome reception at the mirage and shows on the strip to celebrate the veterans. diamonds are a girl's best friend! and this one can definitely be my bff! when this rare diamond is going up on the auction block and how much it's going for. . for 24 hours, competitors put it all on the line to claim bragging rights in the world's most extreme obstacle course. we'll take you
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end.'" (nat) "da da da!" the "croods 2" is
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animation and universal studios just pulled the plug on the long- awaited sequel to the 20-13 hit "the croods." a source at universal says we could see the prehistoric family again in the future, if someone decides to take a second look at it down the road. two new movies face off against last weekend's top performers, so which pair came out on top? david daniel takes a look at the weekend's top five films. served up 10-point- eight million dollars to finish the weekend in fifth place. the holiday comedy "almost christmas" debuted in fourth place, unwrapping 15- point-six million dollars. the weekend's top new movie, "arrival," opened in third place, exceeding expectations with 24-million dollars. "i'll never ever never ever never be happy!" "trolls" took second place for the second straight weekend, bringing in 35-point-one million dollars. (nat-fight) "doctor strange" ruled the chart again, grossing 43- million dollars, for a 10-day domestic total of 153-million. in hollywood, i'm david daniel.>>
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pushed to the limit here in las vegas, during the toughest obstacle course race on the planet, the tough mudder. competitors have 24-hours to complete as many laps around a five-mile, extreme obstacle course as they can. more than fifteen-hundred racers from around the globe tested their mental and physical endurance for the title of world's toughest man, woman and team. they took on obstacles like the "stage five clinger," "the snot rocket," "the funky monkey" and "the black hole." stay with us,
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neighbors that left one man dead. what possibly led to shots being fired at this quiet mobile home park. show of solidarity. as anti-trump demonstrations take shape across the country, one group is spreading a message of peace. metro officers go above the call of duty, to create lasting relationships with troubled youth right here in our community. welcome back, i'm maria silva and i'm dave hall. we'll get those headlines in a
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but first - cassandra jones has a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. today will be another sunny & warm day across the valley with light winds. we will top out at 78 degrees today with 79 expected tuesday. wednesday a deep trough rolls across nevada bringing strong winds wednesday. in the wake of the trough, much cooler air settles in. winds will shift to come out of the north and will remain gusty for part of the day. temperatures drop more than 15 between wednesday and thursday down to 60 degrees with some of the coldest temperatures so far this season expected on friday morning, frost advisories may be issued. we will stay in the upper 60's with sunshine through the weekend. good morning. here's a look at

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