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live from las vegas it's time for fox5 news at 11. closed captioning will resume shortly closed captioning will resume shortly and... just thinking about thanksgiving can cause anxiety for some people... especially if politics is brought up! how you can cope with the holiday stress. this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. it's been a busy travel day! here's a live look at
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and... take a look at what drivers are dealing with in los angeles. this is what it looked like earlier in the day... as drivers hit the road for thanksgiving. there were backups on the 4- oh-5... and one-oh- one freeways. las vegas is a top destination this thanksgiving.. i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck. hundreds of thousands of people are flying and driving into our ty and many locals are packing up and heading out for the holiday. fox5's faith tanner joins us now from mccaran international airport with more on how things are looking for travelers. 737-thousand passengers are expected to come through mccarran airport during the thanksgiving travel period. that's up 7 percent from last year. and it's not just the airport that's seeing more travelers- so are the roads. nats: suitcase
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mccarran airport- as travelers make their way to sin city. sot : "glad to be here!" more than 300- thousand people will celebrate thanksgiving in vegas. it's the number one travel destination this holiday weekend. with people coming from all over. sot : "i've always wanted to experience thanksgiving in the us and why not vegas. while many are traveling by plane- even more are hitting the road. nats: cars on highway-- we caught up with drivers in primm- where drivers are filling up and stretching their legs on their way to california sot : "there's a lot of traffic, haven't seen any accidents which is good, but yesterday i saw the 405 was terrible" butted to sot : "we hit maybe a tiny bit of traffic in vegas but for the most part we left late to try and skip california traffic" nhp says this is one of the busiest areas- is right here near the state border. sot : "in nevada we have 3 travel lanes, as soon as you get to california it goes down to 2, so with all that vehicle
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bottleneck" trooper jason (bur-ahh-check) says if your car breaks down during your trip- you can call nhp for help. sot : "they'll send out a trooper to assist you or send freeway service patrol which does minor stuff get you gas, jump start your car whether they're leaving town for the holiday- or making a special trip to vegas. travelers we talked to- are in a good mood and can't wait to celebrate thanksgiving with a big meal tomorrow. sot: "got the food the booze, the greens the beans, the potatoes, tomatoes, yams, hams" faith live tag: travelers are also happy they haven't run into major problems. peak travel day this holiday weekend is actually sunday- as people head home.,, 140-thousand passengers are expected to pass through the airport). travelers are also happy they haven't run into major problems. peak travel day this holiday weekend is
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as people head home.,, 140-thousand passengers are expected to pass through the airport). according to triple a... 48-point-7 million people are expected to travel over the holiday. that's the most travelers in 9 years. shoppers are scrambling to get those last minute items... for the thanksgiving feast. today is one of the busiest days of the year for grocery stores. fox five stopped by vons at pecos and windmill... where shoppers were grabbing ingredients they forgot. "pretty much turkeys, salad, you know, the usual thanksgiving dinner." "last year i did it the day before and it's crazy so i told myself. i just got off from work. i said i'm going to swing and get the things i need today! it's got to be tonight." some grocery stores will be open tonight... but not all of them will be tomorrow. and one thanksgiving
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the pie! marie callenders says it's one of their busiest days of the year. it's like their super bowl. the restaurant is selling pre- ordered pies and turkey meals. you still have a chance to stop by tomorrow. they'll be open... from seven to eleven a-m. and check out these long lines in texas. it's not for black friday deals -- it's for pie! this is a look at people waiting in line outside the "saucier pie company" in houston. some people waited for hours for thanksgiving. the store says they ran out of stock! and speaking of long lines... some people will be missing out on thanksgiving to take part in black friday. tonight -- a few shoppers have already lined up outside best buy. that's where we find fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty. a few high clouds
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area tonight with overnight temperatures dropping into the mid to low 40s. it will be a bit breezy this evening around the las vegas valley with 10 to 20 mph winds. thanksgiving will be mostly sunny with a high degrees in las vegas. winds will be light around the valley but will remain gusty down the colorado river around laughlin, bullhead city, and lake havasu. a wind advisory will be in
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with gusts up to 45 mph. friday remains mostly sunny with high temperatures holding in the low 60s. a pacific storm moving into the west coast will impact our area on saturday and sunday. look for increasing winds saturday evening with some more clouds moving in. the chance of scattered showers is in the sunday forecast with snow possible in the spring mountains. if you're heading up to mt. charleston or lee canyon sunday, whether you're cooking and having family over... or heading to someone else's for thanksgiving dinner... as wonderful as the holiday is... it can also be a stressful time for some. some are dreading tomorrow because a relative may bring up dinner table. several counselors say they've been booked the past few days... with people full of anxiety. set some rules at the beginning of dinner, everybody just say hey, we're here to enjoy each other. if you can't have a peaceful discussion or if it's gonna bring discourd in the family, just don't do it!" one of the things i say is take a minute, breathe. take a minute, be in the moment. besides setting rules...
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escape plan! if things start to get intense... remove yourself. say you forgot something at the store... and take a break from it all. and here's another thing that may stress you out. so just how many calories will most of us eat tomorrow night? a typical thanksgiving feast is around 45- hundred calories... and 229 grams of fat! that's according to the "calorie control council". the calorie count does not include appetizers and drinks... so it's probably much higher. it's not just thanksgiving week... it's rivalry week! and the fremont cannon is on the line! "rivalry week for unlv unr wait til you see what unr engraved in cannon. kevin bolinger preview of game straight ahead." and... some fans are looking "bold in gold!" we'll show you some of the "vegas golden knights" gear already on
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brrrrrr. a diehard packers fan vows to wear shorts in the winter in wisconsin... until his team wins! we hear from the fan about why there's no turning
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it's rivalry weekend in college football. and in this state -- that means the battle for the fremont cannon. for only the second time in last 39 years -- the game between unlv and unr will be at the end of the regular season. fox five's sports director kevin bolinger joins us with a preview. kevin on cam: in this state - there is no bigger game than this - the battle for the fremont cannon. this is a rivalry that is contentious....at times nasty...and over the last 11
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winning 9 times. but right now the cannon is red - and the rebels say they'll do everything in their power to keep it that way. music/nats unlv-unr. put the two together and it's like oil and water...intensity levels go up....just listen to the coaches and you different. tony sanchez: you better be ready to go because both teams are going to be ready to fight. brian polian: when you don't win that game it's a bit of a body blow. it was brian polian and the wolfpack who took the body blow last year - as the rebels went to reno and took the cannon away - setting off a raucus celebration that included a tony sanchez hurdle and a locker room party like we've never seen. nats but when unlv cleaned the cannon for painting last year - they discovered something unr engraved on the insdie of the cannon....university of notta lotta victories...that has only added more fuel to the fire. tony sanchez: i showed that to our boys on sunday. i've been saving that
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deal so it shows you where the rivalry is at. this game is going to be won on the ground. the rebels focus is to run the football and unr has the worst rushing defense in the country and statistically one of the worst in the nation. on the flip side - the wolfpack have a strong back in james butler who will get the ball a lot. but this is a game where stats and records get thrown out - rivalries bring every team...this is going to be a dogfight. kevin on cam: it is also senior day as 16 unlv seniors will be honored before the game. kick-off is set for 1 o'clock and there are plenty of seats available. unlv is an 8 and a half point favorite. at sam boyd stadium, kevin bolinger, fox 5 news, local las vegas. make sure to tune into the rebzone this sunday night at 11. kevin and head coach tony sanchez will
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discuss the future of unlv football. our "vegas golden knights" are bold in gold! now -- that our city has a name and logo for our new n-h-l franchise... fans have been stocking up on gear! it's been a busy day at the team store at the t- mobile arena. the shop opened up at noon. workers say there was a line of about 50 people... waiting to be the first inside. hockey fans say buying the new gear is a special moment. "i'm just being a hockey fan, trying to support las vegas hockey" "i'm just trying to get my hands on it, in anxious to have a t shirt that says las vegas hockey" "well i mean hockey is our core were from canada so geez what else would we do here in vegas" "everybody wants to be on the ground floor right? so it's all good" the "vegas golden knights" say jerseys will be unveiled next summer. a diehard "cheesehead" in wisconsin is sick of his team losing. now -- he's braving the cold... and promises to only wear shorts -- until the green bay packers win a
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has more on why the fan is so committed. (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i don't care how cold it gets" glenn seefeldt isn't afraid of a wisconsin winter. (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i love this, i love this weather" and this life-long packers fan is making a sacrifice until his team finds success. (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i wear shorts a lot anyway but once the packers started losing i told my family and i said i'm gonna wear shorts until they win" it started on sunday -- (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "last sunday i guess i wore pants at church when i went to church." and could continue for weeks to come. (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i'm going to wear shorts where ever i go" anything for the green and gold. (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "my whole life i've watched the packers, they're actually the only team i watch" for those who can't understand why you'd choose to freeze for football -- (bobby paez / seefeldt's son-in- law) "some may think my father in law is nuts, he's off his rocker, but he's a die hard fan that's the kind of support they have up here in wisconsin so i'm
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in law showing his support for the packer nation." (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i get a lot of comments. are you nuts? do you know how cold it is outside? a lot of people drive by they'll hit the breaks and slow down and i'm in shorts and they'll roll down the window.. what are you doing?" if or when the team finally comes out on top -- (glenn seefeldt/ wearing shorts until packers win) "i'm going to wear shorts until they win and ill probably wear shorts after that but then i'll wear pants then too" (bobby paez / seefeldt's son-in- law) "i want to see him endure this whole winter with him in those shorts just to see how much of a hardcore fan he is." seefeldt says wearing shorts started as his choice... but now his son-in-law put a hundred dollars on the line. it's a bet seefeldt says he doesn't plan on losing. the packers are four and six. their next game will be against the eagles monday in philadelphia. now fox5 weather 24/7 a few high clouds will continue to drift across the area tonight with overnight temperatures
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will be a bit breezy this evening around the las vegas valley with 10 to 20 mph winds. thanksgiving will be mostly sunny with a high temperature of 63 degrees in las vegas. winds will be light around the valley but will remain gusty down the colorado river around laughlin, bullhead city, and lake havasu. a wind advisory will be in effect for those areas on thursday with gusts up to 45 mph. friday remains mostly sunny with
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60s. a pacific storm moving into the west coast will impact our area on saturday and sunday. look for increasing winds saturday evening with some more clouds moving in. the chance of scattered showers is in the sunday forecast with snow possible in the spring mountains. if you're heading up to mt. charleston or
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a scary moment for a store employee... after an e-cigarette explodes in his pocket. and it was all caught on camera! we'll show you more of what happened... and how the worker is doing tonight. and... this is how the grinch stole christmas -- for one local family. a homeowner's decorations were stolen right off her yard. what she thinks will help catch
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check out this video! an e-cig explodes in a store employee's pocket. it happened this morning at "central cellars" in manhattan. you can see the man's pocket start sparking... then all of the sudden...the e-cigarette times. the employee was taken to the hospital. officials say he's recovering from burns to his hand and leg. his attorney says he'll have to have surgery for his burns. in more local news... the d-m-v office on sahara will permanently close next week... to move to another location next door. "we're just asking the public to help us out. use appointments if you have to come into an office. or use alternate services for the next few weeks to help us get
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between the thanksgiving holiday and the move to our sahara office." the sahara office plans to close saturday december third... and will re-open next door -- on monday december 19-th. d-m-v officials also say the monday and tuesday after thanksgiving are going to be busy. they urge customers to make appointments online. during the holidays... many are keeping a close eye on tracking their packages... so thieves don't get to them! now -- homeowners will have to watch out for real-life grinches! christmas decorations were stolen right off someone's porch. fox5's abby theodros talked with the homeowner -- who says she installed a door bell security camera a few months ago. christmas music real life grinches stealing from a southern highlands home ashley leach: i went to my camera footage and i saw the grinches stealing my decorations. take a look for yourself. a man shows up around 1 in the afternoon - apparently casing
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takes off on his bicycle and exaclty two hours later is when they return to take the christmas decorations. christmas themed mini and mickey mouse inflatables worth sixty bucks. leach says its not about the money.... ashley leach: i was infuriated. because yes it is just inflatables. but its christmas. like why would you do that befor christmas. leach desperately wants an answer. (rings) and she's hoping her ring dot com doorbell can help leach: i didnt to have 40 k views. and over 1500 shares. it was able to catch them and it was able to give them the 15 minutes of fame they wanted so badly. leach bought a "ring video doorbell" gadet in october. it streams live audio and video of a home's front doorstep directly to your smartphone leach: i talked to you through it. it comes to your phone as 'theres someone at your door.' leach tells me this wont ruin her christmas but she hopes these guys are caught before they strike again.
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the homeowner says she's received dozens of emails from people with leads. she has also filed a police report. up next... the magic of the macy's thanksgiving parade returns! millions will fill the streets of new york to watch... and some of us will tune in from home. we're doing a lot of looking back at our own history, but we've also got some surprises, a lot of new stuff, some wonderful floats, with great animation..." we'll have a look at some of the new floats debuting this year... and how one of the balloons will give a nod to the past. and... before you touch that slice of pumpkin pie tomorrow... you might want to hear how many squats it will take
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the las vegas rescue mission and volunteers from all around the valley are working to make sure the homeless have a good thanksgiving. the mission serves hundreds of thanksgiving meals to the people living on the streets every year. they're given blankets... socks... jackets... and gloves to help keep them warm during the season. 14- year old -- blaze trumble -- has been collecting winter clothes for the homeless since he was five years old. "just the people that you help out down here are just like really cool just to see their reactions and how thankful they are because some think it's just a blanket or a jacket but some people really think its one of the best things you can have down here." blake says the best way to celebrate his birthday -- is by
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we know that many of us will be eating around 45- hundred calories tomorrow... so what does it take to work it all off? lifetime athletic says everyone's body is different but a basic guideline to follow is.. 30 burpies for chips... 50 squats for every slice of pumpkin pie... and 40 walking lunges for mashed potatoes. another tip is to work-out in the morning before you eat to get your body prepared for the calories. you should still hit the gym the morning after as well. "we're not going to avoid the amount of calories entirely on thanksgiving so lets get a good work out in so we can use those calories productively." "we're going to have an event here called "rise to shine" where you can try out three different of our group class formats here. it's a great way to get your body ready for those calories so we can re-feed after that intense work out." lifetime fitness is offering a "rise to shine" class friday morning. it cost 20 dollars for non-members. an annual

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