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aleyda hernandez: we're celebrating the death of the beast! the cuban community in las vegas is still celebrating the death of fidel castro. but around the world--mixed reactions. a valley store employee is pinned between her cash register and a wall... when a driver crashes into the business. and you can expect that road to look a whole lot busier later today. triple-a says las vegas is the top destination for
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travelers. and the majority of people drove to their holiday destinations this year. but today--the sunday after thanksgiving -- is still one of the most popular travel days. good morning. welcome back to fox five news this morning i'm alyssa deitsch good morning i'm alyssa deitsch welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - les krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weathe forecast. a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of
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winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the
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the las vegas cuban community is still reacting to the news of former cuba leader fidel castro's death. fox 5's abby th the florida cafe--- in downtown las vegas yesterday-- where the celebrations continued. latin music three o'clock at the florida cafe in downtown las vegas(cuba libre!) and the drinks are pouring aleyda hernandez: we're celebrating the death of the beast! long time cuban president fidel castro - dead at the age of ninety. (salud) a cause for celebration among cubans we talked to here in las vegas aleyda hernandez: i know its not good to celebrate
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but this is not just - its symbolic - from all the years we suffered and we're still suffering. castro spent nearly 5 decades ruling cuba after launching a military take over in 1959. (cheers!) most of the patrons inside the cafe tell me they fled the former presidents regime or know someone who did. maria caminero, president of the cuban heritage foundation lv: i left cuba when i was one under political asylum with my mom and baby brother. my father was left behind he was a political prisoner for 17 years a couple miles away at de castro verde law group - alex de castroverde tells me his only regret is that his father didnt live to see this day. alex de castroverde: he always used to say that he wishes that fidel castro dies before he does. unfortunately my dad died two years ago so unfortunately it was bitter sweet
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dad was imprisoned for two years under castro after fighting in the bay of pigs in 1961 de castroverde: when he got out - he still never lost hope. of one day having a free cuba. de castroverde tells me his hope is that cuba can now move forward and live up to its potential. de castroverde: we're one step closer to a free cuba. today we're one step closer to a liberated cuba because fidel castro is gone. three in the hospital... after a woman drove her van into a business. police say a 61- year-old woman was parking... and accelerated into the burlington coat factory off tropicana and eastern yesterday afternoon. they say an employee was trapped in between a wall and a cash register. that employee and two other people were taken to sunrise... they are expected to be okay. this is not the first time this year we've reported someone crashed
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"couple times a year, whether it be at gas stations or convenience stores where the parking is right up front and sometimes some one may misplace what gear their in and hit the gas pedal instead of the brake " police say drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash. so far the woman hasn't been charged. a woman is behind bars after police say she was seen dragging a body outside of a home. 24-year-old porshay banks is facing charges for accessory to murder. police were called to a home near fremont and sunrise friday afternoon. they say a man was shot inside an apartment and dragged outside. the person who shot that man has not yet been arrested. the clark county coroner has not released the victim's name. an update now on the semi-truck fire near the las vegas strip yesterday afternoon... which knocked out a power line-- trapping people inside elevators. thomas touchstone "clark county fire department" "anytime we have
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always a concern for firefighters about how we attack that. it's a very dangerous operation because of the electricity. you know, electricity and water don't mix but we have to put it out with something." the crash and fire caused a power outage at the nearby "signature towers". fire crews rescued six people who were stuck in elevators there. mccarran international airport also tweeted out those outages affected operations at terminal three... but didn't cause any delays. no one--- including the truck driver--- was hurt. travel is a big part of the holiday season... and as fox's lindsay watts shows us... if you're looking for a special destination... head to our nation's capital. (nats- music) mos says: "they both really like it they love the music. she was dancing and doing all kinds of stuff over there and with the lights here they both like watching the tree." mos says: "it's so cool how they mix them on soe trees. i
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over there. we were it for like 5 minutes." mos says: "my favorite is always the eagle crossing from the street." reporter q: "what your favorite that you've seen.?" mos says: "green!" reporter q: "green lights." mos says: "yes!" reporter q: "green like your coat?" mos says: "green!" (nats slide) mos says: "if you get it to spin then its super fun." mos says: "we went like really fast." mos says: "i got kind of scared with the first part when it was going down." mos says: "they love it. it's a good xmas tradition to start." mos says: "love lights love zoos love christmas it
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lindsay watts reporting. an group of retired volunteers in illinois... almost had to call off their annual holiday tradition... until their community offered a helping hand. fox's erika tallan has the story. the day after thanksgiving you take a drive through christmas wonderland in alton illinois... it's just what you do... for many families... schelm says: "we've long time... a long time... as long as i can remember." perez says: "i came with my family when i was little..." since the 80's the grandpa gang... a group of retired volunteers has counted down the days till christmas... stringing millions of lights and setting up displays throughout rock springs park- for visitors to drive through for enjoyment.... (nats - the people in front of you paid for you it was an act of kindness they wanted to say god bless you and merry christmas.) they ask for donations... and give proceeds to local charities... last year... collecting $40- thousand dollars! all of this...almost didn't happen this
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proved too much for a group of grandpas... cowgill says: "it lasted for quite a while with the same group of guys and then we all got old haha." they needed fresh legs... so they appealed to the community... and grew their dwindling group of 6 to almost 20! cowgill says: "most of us were pretty pessimistic that this was even going to happen this year. so i mean there was a lot of back slapping and hand shaking and everything else we did a good job this year and i think it will carry on... i really do think it will carry on." erika tallan reporting. and if you want to see some spectacular lights here in the valley... check out the glittering lights at the las vegas motor speedway... the holiday tradition benefits the "childrens speedway charity "... and runs through january 7th... it's 20 dollars a car during the week... and 30 dollars on fridays and the weekends. hundreds of shiny new cars are waiting for you to take a seat and a
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coming up... details on the last day of the motor trend international auto show. plus... one maryland town devastated by a one-thousand year flooding event... gets a big boost from small
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rides right here in las vegas. it's the motor trend international auto show. just head over to the las vegas convention center. there are hundreds of new vehicles on the floor... plus you can even test drive some of them. the motor trend also showcases the "million dollar exotic vehicle display"... with exotic rides from the sema show. tickets are 10 dollars for adults... but kids get in for free. now fox weather 24/7 with les krifaton a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers
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valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that
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conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the
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skipping town today... stock up on snacks and pati it may be a long trek. triple-a predicts that of the nearly 50-million people traveling for the holiday weekend-- 89-percent will be driving. we may be over the worst of it though... because according to google maps traffic data... the worst time to travel is after 4 p.m. on saturday. but today--the sunday after thanksgiving -- is still one of the most popular travel days. triple-a says las vegas is the most popular travel destination for thanksgiving.
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all of you driving.... gas prices second- cheapest in nearly a decade. wedged right in between "black friday"... and "cyber monday" is "small business saturday"... and yesterday... local stores had all sort of deals for the community. if you head down to boca park... they have a number of small businesses waiting for you. of course they have the big chains too... but they also offer several smaller shops... restaurants... boutiques and centers in their complex. "shopping local and supporting the community is going to keep the dollars in las vegas. supporting local businesses. staying sustainable and just helping those local mom and pop shops because there's a lot of small business owners that live in las vegas and they run their business out here so it keeps the money flowing within our community." boca park opens early at 7 a-m. they close at 11 on weekdays and at two a-m fridays
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small business saturday also provided a big boost for one maryland town that was devastated by this summer's deadly storms and flooding. kelly anderson reports. four months isn't enough time to forget. it might take a whole lifetime. shoemaker says: "it looked like a childs playroom where all the toys had just been knocked down. everything was laying on its side and there was just inches and inches of mud on the floor." but the season has changed in city... and the landscape looks a little different. after millions of dollars in damages, two lives lost, and more than 150 jobs gone.... a new force has taken hold of the residents and shopkeepers. cummings says: "i went to visit some shopkeepers and a lady i went to visit said something i will never forget. she said i started being bitter, but im too busy being better." better. an idea that
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since the storm in july, 75 percent of the damaged shops have bounced back... about 70 storefronts. shoemaker says: "its unbelievable that we are really back." cardin says: "this is what america is about, its about entrepreneurs, small business owners creating a better product, creating jobs.... and ellicott city i think is the poster child for the spirit of america." but there's still work to be done. smith says: "we need to get cash registers ringing again and we need people to get their livelihood back." cardin says: "my message though is come out and shop." as more people come shop.... and even more doors open.... bad memories can get buried under the rubble. and make space for the new. in ellicott city, kelly anderson, fox news. a tough loss in the cannon game... coming up... a full recap of yesterday's unlv
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football... as the rebels struggle to put up a fight against unr. as fox5's kevin bolinger reports... the fremont cannon... is headed back up north.
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u-n-l-v basketball took on western
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night... trying to bounce back from a tough loss to t-c-u on friday. the runnin' rebels jumped out to a 10-0 lead.... the hill-toppers fought back in the second half. but it wasn't enough... the runnin' rebels won it 71 to 61. if you thought u- n-l-v football's high-scoring, triple overtime win two weeks ago couldn't be topped... prepare to be shocked. yesterday's matchup between syracuse and pittsburgh... became the highest scoring game in major college football history. pittsburgh syracuse 76 to 61. both teams set numerous school records... but the big one is the combined total of 137 points... beating the previous record of 136 set in 2007. by the way... that u-n-l-v win two weeks ago against wyoming was a combined 135 points. not a record we really want, but still... so close. jill stein is no longer alone.. in her push for a recount of the
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election. when we come back... why hilary clinton's campaign decided to get involved. a random sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch.
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valley park... who police are looking for..
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u-s cuba relations are once again in the headlines... as the world wonders if trump will undo obama's actions to restore diplomacy between the two countries. cc will resume shortly. and you can expect that road to look a whole lot busier later today. triple-a says las vegas is the top destination for thanksgiving travelers. and the majority of people drove to their holiday destinations this year. but today--the sunday after thanksgiving -- is still one of the most popular
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good morning. welcome back to fox five news this morning i'm alyssa deitsch a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there
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winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the thanksgiving break. a woman was injured last night in a random shooting at a park. metro police say the woman was walking when she heard gunshots and took off
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coleman park... near washington and torrey pines. police say the woman noticed her leg was bleeding... and went to a friends house to call police. anyone with information should call police. you can leave a tip with crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. a woman who says she was wrongly convicted of killing a homeless man in las vegas... will get a new evidence hearing. the nevada supreme court handed down the ruling last week... in the case of kirstin lobato. she says new evidence will and show someone else could have killed 44 year old duran bailey. right now she's in prison... after she was convicted of killing bailey... cutting his genitals... and leaving his body in a trash bin. she claims she was in her hometown of panaca at the time. supporters have petitioned for her case to be reconsidered. a shooter is on the loose in nye
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man in the foot at a bar in pahrump. the nye county sheriff's office identified the suspect as jack freeland allen. seen in this in this surveillence image at a tavern on gamebird road yesterday morning, where the shooting happened. he was last seen driving a red pick up truck with two dogs in pahrump. police ask anyone who knows where he is to come forward. as the death of fidel castro spurs more international reaction... public opinion remains mixed. fox's phil keating has more on why people are celebrating his passing. melenchon says: gloria fidel! celebrations rippling across the world as news spreads of the death of former cuban president fidel castro. however, there's a stark contrast on what is being celebrated. in paris - supporters held a vigil to honor the leader. in buenos aires, castro supporters left messages on the gates of the cuban embassy. marquez says: "many people consider him a saint and others as a tyrant. depends on each person's opinion. the public opinion is very divided, i think." fidel castro came into power in 1959
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victory, and as the country's ruler, he embraced soviet- style communism and defied the power of 10 american presidents during his half- century in power. for many families of people who lived under his regime, the news is cause for celebration, not for his life, but for his death. rodriguez says: "honestly my reaction was joy for my grandparents. they taught us about all the pain and struggles they had to go through in their lives, and how fidel castro symbolized all that pain. so his death in essence is a symbol of the death or an ending to that pain. " mos says: it's sad to celebrate the death of a person, but he was so destructive in his path, it's a relief, it's sad to say, but that's how we feel. and it's a beginning of a new time. castro opponents have a rally planned for next week, in an effort to pressure the cuban government to
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able to be in the street, and wave the cuban flag, and wave the american flag, that shows what we have in this country, we should never take it for granted." keating tag: the mayor of miami says he expects celebrations here in miami to continue for days. in little havana, phil keating, fox news. one thing president barack obama's will go down in the history books for-- is the start of normalizing relations with cuba. but president- elect donald trump... has promised to reverse those actions. obama restored diplomatic ties with cuba... opened up travel.. commerce... and telecommunicatio ns. trump won florida and the cuban-american vote... promising he would cancel obama's orders... until the castro regime granted religious and political freedom... to cubans.... and freed all political prisoners. trump says: "but all of the concessions that barack obama has granted the castro regime were done through executive order, which means the next president can
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that i will do unless the castro regime meets our demands." fidel castro's death now puts cuba - u-s- relations in the spotlight. in the first days of the president- elect's new administration... the question now is how far will trump go--- in his promise to cuban americans... to bring about change. hilary clinton's campaign made big news yesterday... announcing they will take part in efforts... to push for in key states. clinton's campaign counsel marc elias said... they haven't found any evidence of voting tampering... but they have been quietly investigating accusations for a while... and have received hundreds of requests to pursue a recount. they will now join green party candidate jill stein.. who has raised millions to have votes counted again. and president- elect trump has responded to the recount effort... calling it a scam and saying... quote -- the people have spoken and the election is over-- end quote.
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remained quiet on the green party's push... but is now commenting... now that clinton's campaign is getting involved. green party candidate jill stein... has come out to counter trump's views on the recount process. the point to drive home here is that having a secure elections process benefits us all there's been an incredible loss of faith in our basic institutions of government. i don't think we fix this by just trying to sweep it under the rug. stein also said trump may be creating his own facts... and that he himself said the election was rigged, unless he won. an early morning shooting in the new orleans's french quarter leaves one dead... and nine others injured. the shooting happened in the popular tourist destination off bourbon street. the victims are two women... and eight men. one man died after being taken to a local hospital. police made two arrests on the scene... one arrest was one of the victims
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appears to be unrelated to the shooting. the suspect has not been caught and police don't know what led to the shooting. a funeral was held yesterday... for one of the victims of the deadly tennessee bus crash. nine-year-old... "cor'dayja jones" funeral was held at a church in chattanooga. the ceremony was filled with music. her family said she loved to sing... and would have been up on stage with the choir. (moriah stanley, children's pastor) "she was the most genuine child you could ever meet. you know when people say, that oh man - they leave everyone smiling? and they just say it? for cor'dayja they really meant that." cor'dayja was one of the six children killed in the crash last monday. the driver...john- thany walker... is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide... reckless endangerment... and reckless driving. an eight month old in arkansas was miraculously not injured... after being involved in a terrible car wreck yesterday. " "01-04 moore says: "there had to be some kind
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intervention for her to end up being okay the way she was." the eight-month- old infant was found sitting on a drainage grate... 35-feet away from a car that had flipped over... after being hit by a truck on the highway. when e-m-t's found her... they said she wasn't screaming or crying... and only had a scratch on her forehead. there were four other people in the car... and officials say they were not seriously hurt, either. a lucky player in tennessee is the winner in the powerball. the ticket sold had the winning numbers... for the 421-million dollar jackpot... one of the largest in u-s history. officials say the prize is paid out over 30 years... with the option of a lump sum payment... which would add to a little over 250 million dollars. another lucky winner in north carolina... scored two million dollars in the match five power play. christmas fanatics listen up... we've got the perfect place for you. western elite is hosting their annual christmas express event...
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jacob joins us live from apex... with more on the perfect way to get out of town and into the holiday spirit. good morning kathleen! good morning alyssa... closed captioning
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a new study says a couple glasses of wine a day-- keeps the doctor away. when we come back... the good news for all you wine- o's out there. and this tuesday has been dubbed
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we'll show you how some locals are giving back to
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system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the were able to successfully quit smoking... at least for a year. the program that worked best had people deposit 150-dollars ... with a promise they'd get the deposit back... plus 650-dollars more if they stayed away from cigarettes. a little more than 52-percent of participants were able to quit. but money isn't always a guarantee... another group got 800-dollars if they refrained from smoking and didn't have to put down a deposit... only 17-percent of those participants were successful. having a couple of glasses of wine could be good for your health... but any more than that--- could have the
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that's based on a review of studies published in b-m-c medicine. the review found people who had one or two alcoholic drinks a day--- reduced their risk of a stroke... by eight percent. but people who drank more than that... had a higher risk of stroke. but the lead author of the review... says if you don't drink-- it's not wise to pick it up now. a japanese mayor has proposed to open an amusement park that will both senses... while driving their heart beat through the roof... they city of beppu is known for its hot springs... so the mayor decided if a video of a hot spring themed amusement park... or spa-musement park... reached a million views...he would propose to build it... imagine a place where you can soak in a tub... while zooming down the tracks in just your towel... the video has already reached one-point-eight million views. sand sculpture pros from around
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florida yesterday for the third annual international sand art competition... it took place on the beach of key west's casa marina resort... each artist was given 15-thousand pounds of sand... and was required to create a master piece with just sand...water...and a few basic tools... some of the pieces created were a shattered female figure and external heart... representing heartbeat and healing... and another showed people's preoccupation with their cell phone instead of living in the moment. croft: "a lot of these artists are just world-class phenomenal, and they've taken it from your everyday sand castle to ephemeral art -- real, full-on modern art that could be in a gallery anywhere." these artists definitely take building sand castles to a whole new level! the event runs through today and aspiring artists can test their skills in an amateur contest... surrounded by those who have perfected the art.
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friday...cyber monday.... now there's giving tuesday... mayor carolyn goodman is proclaiming november 29th as hastag-giving- tuesday in las vegas... to recognize and celebrate nonprofit organizations... giving-tuesday is meant to be a day to raise funds and awareness for your favorite nonprofit... this month...the l-g-b-t-q center of southern nevada will join the movement... the public is encouraged to donate to the center... every dollar given will go towards the life- affirming program. also joining the spirit of gi community of skye canyon... with the recent news of their 100th home closing... skye canyon will be donating 100 bikes to the boy and girls clubs of southern nevada on tuesday... president and ceo of the boys and girls club andy bischel will accept the donation from ceo of olympia companies garry goett...the developer of skye canyon. the bike presentation will take place tuesday at skye
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a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status.
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be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the thanksgiving break. this holiday season... don't be surprised to see rudolph working at dominos... we'll show you how the franchise in japan is getting into the
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has adopted from the u.s... christmas might be the biggest one... domino's japan knows just how important rudolph is during chrima so the company decided to train reindeer to deliver pizzas to customers... yes--you heard that right... the company is training reindeers to pull pizza filled sleds around the country during the snowy
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domino's u-s-a will be training reindeer any time soon. there's much more ahead on fox5 news this
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the death of the beast! the cuban community in las vegas is still celebrating the death of fidel castro. but world--mixed reactions. a valley store employee is pinned between her cash register and a wall... when a driver crashes into the business. cc will resume
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expect that road to look a whole lot busier later today. triple-a says las vegas is the top destination for thanksgiving travelers. and the majority of people drove to their holiday destinations this year. t sunday after thanksgiving -- is still one of the most popular travel days. good morning. welcome back to fox five news this morning i'm alyssa deitsch good morning i'm alyssa deitsch welcome to fox5
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krifaton joins us with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the
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advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the thanksgiving break. the las vegas cuban community is still reacting to the news of former cuba leader fidel castro's death. fox 5's abby thedros visited the florida cafe--- in downtown las vegas yesterday-- where the celebrations continued. latin music three o'clock at the florida cafe in downtown las vegas(cuba libre!) and the drinks are
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aleyda hernandez: we're celebrating the death of the beast! long time cuban president fidel castro - dead at the age of ninety. (salud) a cause for celebration among cubans we talked to here in las vegas aleyda hernandez: i know its not good to celebrate somebody's death but this is not just - its symbolic - from all the years we suffered and we're still suffering. castro spent nearly 5 decades ruling cuba after launching a military take over in 1959. (cheers!) most of the patrons insi the cafe tell me they fled the former presidents regime or know someone who did. maria caminero, president of the cuban heritage foundation lv: i left cuba when i was one under political asylum with my mom and baby brother. my father was left behind he was a political prisoner for 17 years a couple miles away at de castro verde law group - alex de castroverde tells me his only regret
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this day. alex de castroverde: he always used to say that he wishes that fidel castro dies before he does. unfortunately my dad died two years ago so unfortunately it was bitter sweet because of that. de castroverde's dad was imprisoned for two years under castro after fighting in the bay of pigs in 1961 de castroverde: when he got out - he still never lost hope. of one day having a free cuba. de castroverde tells me his hope is that cuba can now move forward and live up to its potential. de castroverde: we're one step closer to a free cuba. today we're one step closer to a liberated cuba because fidel castro is gone. three people are in the hospital... after a woman drove her van into a business. police say a 61- year-old woman was parking... and accelerated into the burlington coat factory off tropicana and eastern yesterday
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they say an employee was trapped in between a wall and a cash register. that employee and two other people were taken to sunrise... they are expected to be okay. this is not the first time this year we've reported someone crashed their car into a business. "couple times a year, whether it be at gas stations or convenience stores where the parking is right up front and sometimes some one may misplace what gear their in and hit the gas pedal instead of the brake " police say drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash. so far the woman hasn't been charged. a woman is behind bars after police say she was seen dragging a body outside of a home. 24-year-old porshay banks is facing charges for accessory to murder. police were called to a home near fremont and sunrise friday afternoon. they say a man was shot inside an apartment and dragged outside. the person who shot that man has not yet been arrested. the clark county coroner has not
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an update now on the semi-truck fire near the las vegas strip yesterday afternoon... which knocked out a power line-- trapping people inside elevators. thomas touchstone "clark county fire department" "anytime we have fire and electricity, you know, it's always a concern for firefighters about how we attack that. it's a very dangerous operation because of the electricity. you know, electricity and water don't mix but we have to put it out with something." the crash and fire caused a power outage at the nearby "signature towers". fire crews rescued six people elevators there. mccarran international airport also tweeted out those outages affected operations at terminal three... but didn't cause any delays. no one--- including the truck driver--- was hurt. for all of you itching to get into the christmas spirit... western elite is hosting their annual christmas express event. fox5's kathleen jacob joins us live from apex where the area will be transformed into a winter wonderland! good morning kathleen.
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alyssa... the christmas express is very similar to the polar express train ride... there are cottages, food, treats, santa.. etc... hosting a free military night dec. 8th to honor and
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an group of retired volunteers in illinois... almost had to call off their annual holiday tradition... until their community offered a helping hand. fox's erika tallan has the story.
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thanksgiving you take a drive through christmas wonderland in alton illinois... it's just what you do... for many families... schelm says: "we've been doing it for a long time... a long time... as long as i can remember." perez says: "i came with my family when i was little..." since the 80's the grandpa gang... a group of retired volunteers has counted down the days till christmas... stringing millions of lights and setting up displays throughout rock springs park- for visitors to drive through for enjoyment.... (nats - the people in front of you paid for you it was an act of kindness they wanted to say god bless you and merry christmas.) they ask for donations... and local charities... last year... collecting $40- thousand dollars! all of this...almost didn't happen this year... the hard work proved too much for a group of grandpas... cowgill says: "it lasted for quite a while with the same group of guys and then we all got old haha." they needed fresh legs... so they appealed to the community... and grew their dwindling group of 6 to almost 20!
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of us were pretty pessimistic that this was even going to happen this year. so i mean there was a lot of back slapping and hand shaking and everything else we did a good job this year and i think it will carry on... i really do think it will carry on." erika tallan reporting. and if you want to see some spectacular lights here in the valley... check out the glittering lights at the las vegas motor speedway... the holiday tradition benefits the "childrens speedway charity "... and runs through january 7th... it's 20 dollars a car during the week... and 30 dla fridays and the weekends. hundreds of shiny new cars are waiting for you to take a seat and a test drive... coming up... details on the last day of the motor trend international auto show. plus... one maryland town devastated by a one-thousand year flooding event... gets a big boost from small
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for all you friendsgiving hosts, invite who you want, not who you must. serve a turkey, don't serve a turkey. bring classic flaky crescent rolls, or not so classic pizza sticks. and don't forget something sweet, and golden brown set the table, set the coffee table, set no table at all. the only rule to follow on friendsgiving... is make it your own.
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today is your last day.. to check some of the hottest new rides right here in las vegas. it's the motor
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international auto show. just head over to the las vegas convention center. there are hundreds of new vehicles on the floor... plus you can even test drive some of them. the motor trend also showcases the "million dollar exotic vehicle display"... with exotic rides from the sema show. tickets are 10 dollars for adults... but kids get in for free. now fox weather 24/7 with les krifaton a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the
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advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the thanksgiving break.
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and if you're skipping town today... stock up on snacks and patience because it may be a long
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that of the nearly 50-million people traveling for the holiday weekend-- and "cyber monday" is "small business saturday"... and yesterday... local stores had all sort of deals for the community. if you head down to boca park... they have a number of small businesses waiting for you. of course they have the big chains too... but they also offer several smaller shops... restaurants... boutiques and even fitness centers in their complex. "shopping local and supporting the community is going to keep the dollars in las vegas. supporting local businesses. staying sustainable and just helping those local mom and pop shops because there's a lot of small business owners that live in las vegas and they run their business out
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within our community." boca park opens early at 7 a-m. they close at 11 on weekdays and at two a-m fridays through sundays. small business saturday also provided a big boost for one maryland town that was devastated by this summer's deadly storms and flooding. kelly anderson reports. four months isn't enough time to forget. it might take a whole lifetime. shoemaker says: "it looked like a childs playroom where all the toys had just been knocked down. ev laying on its side and there was just inches and inches of mud on the floor." but the season has changed in ellicott city... and the landscape looks a little different. after millions of dollars in damages, two lives lost, and more than 150 jobs gone.... a new force has taken hold of the residents and shopkeepers. cummings says: "i went to visit some shopkeepers and a lady i went to visit said something i will never forget.
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too busy being better." better. an idea that has caught on impressively fast. since the storm in july, 75 percent of the damaged shops have bounced back... about 70 storefronts. shoemaker says: "its unbelievable that we are really back." cardin says: "this is what america is about, its about entrepreneurs, small business owners creating a better product, creating jobs.... and ellicott city i think is the poster child for the spirit of america." but there's still work to be done. smith says: "we need to get cash registers ringing again and we need people to get their livelihood back." cardin says: "my message though is come out and shop." as more people come shop.... and even more doors open.... bad memories can get buried under the rubble. and make space for the new. in ellicott city, kelly anderson, fox news. we'll be right
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i'll have that goat cheese garden salad. that gentleman got the last one. sir, you give me that salad and i will pay for your movie and one snack box. can i keep the walnuts? sold. but i get to pick your movie. can i pick the genre? yes, but it has to be a comedy. a little cash back on the side. with the blue cash everyday card from american express, you get cash back on purchases with no annual fee. throw. it's more than cash back. it's backed by the service and security of american express. for u-n-l-v football... as the rebels struggle to put up a fight against unr. as fox5's kevin bolinger reports... the fremont cannon... is headed back up north.
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u-n-l-v basketball took on western kentucky last night... trying to bounce back from a tough loss to t-c-u on friday. the runnin' rebels jumped out to a
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fought back in the second half. but it wasn't enough... the runnin' rebels won it 71 to 61. the lady rebels were also busy last night... taking on tennessee state in the first round of the lady rebel round up tournament... despite starter dylan gonzalez out with a shoulder injury... everyone else stepped up... winning 69 to 48... and for the second straight year, the lady rebels move to four-and-oh... they play ole miss for the tourney title today at 2:30. jill stein is no longer alone.. in her recount of the presidential election. when we come back... why hilary clinton's campaign decided to get involved. and you can let go of your breath now... the winning powerball ticket has been announced. spoiler alert: it's not here... but we'll tell you how much they're
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who police are looking for.. coming up. u-s cuba relations are once again in the headlines... as the world wonders if trump will undo obama's actions to restore diplomacy between the two countries. cc will resume
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and you can expect that road to look a whole lot busier later today. triple-a says las vegas is the top destination for thanksgiving travelers. and the majo of people drove to their holiday destinations this year. but today--the sunday after thanksgiving -- is still one of the most popular travel days. good morning. welcome back to
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morning i'm alyssa deitsch a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second the chance of some showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds
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advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the
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a woman was injured last night in a random shooting at a park. metro police say the woman was walking when she heard gunshots and took off running. it happened at coleman park... near washington and torrey pines. police say the woman noce bleeding... and went to a friends house to call police. anyone with information should call police. you can leave a tip with crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. a woman who says she was wrongly convicted of killing a homeless man in las vegas... will get a new evidence hearing. the nevada supreme court handed down the ruling last week... in the case of kirstin lobato. she says new evidence will bolster her alibi... and show someone else could have killed 44 year old duran
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right now she's in prison... after she was convicted of killing bailey...and leaving his body in a trash bin. she claims she was in her hometown of panaca at the time. supporters have petitioned for her case to be reconsidered. a shooter is on the loose in nye county after shooting another man in the foot at a bar in pahrump. the nye county sheriff's office identified the suspect as jack freeland allen. seen in this in this surveillence image at a tavern on gamebird road morning, where the shooting happened. he was last seen driving a red pick up truck with two dogs in pahrump. police ask anyone who knows where he is to come forward. as the death of fidel castro spurs more international reaction... public opinion remains mixed. fox's phil keating has more on why people are celebrating his passing. melenchon says: gloria fidel! celebrations rippling across the world as news spreads of the death of former cuban president fidel castro. however, there's a
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what is being celebrated. in paris - supporters held a vigil to honor the leader. in buenos aires, castro supporters left messages on the gates of the cuban embassy. marquez says: "many people consider him a saint and others as a tyrant. depends on each person's opinion. the public opinion is very divided, i think." fidel castro came into power in 1959 after leading a rebel army to victory, and as the country's ruler, he embraced soviet- style communism and defied the power of 10 american presidents during his half- century in power. for many families of people who lived under his regime, the news is cause for celebration, not for his life, but for his death. rodriguez says: "honestly my reaction was joy for my grandparents. they taught us about all the pain and struggles they had to go through in their lives, and how fidel castro symbolized all that pain. so his death in essence is a symbol of the death or an ending to that pain. "
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celebrate the death of a person, but he was so destructive in his path, it's a relief, it's sad to say, but that's how we feel. and it's a beginning of a new time. castro opponents have a rally planned for next week, in an effort to pressure the cuban government to bring about change. mos says: "being able to be in the street, and wave the cuban flag, and wave the american flag, that shows what we have in this country, we should never take it for granted." keating tag: the mayor of miami says he expects celebrations here in miami to continue for days. in little havana, phil keating, fox news. one thing president barack obama will go down in the history books for-- is the start of normalizing relations with cuba. but president- elect donald trump... has promised to reverse those actions. obama restored diplomatic ties with cuba... opened up travel.. commerce... and telecommunicatio ns. trump won florida and the cuban-american vote... promising he would cancel
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until the castro regime granted religious and political freedom... to cubans.... and freed all political prisoners. trump says: "but all of the concessions that barack obama has granted the castro regime were done through executive order, which means the next president can reverse them. and that i will do unless the castro regime meets our demands." fidel castro's death now puts cuba - u-s- relations in the in the first days of the president- elect's new administration... the question now is how far will trump go--- in his promise to cuban americans... to bring about change. hillary clinton's campaign made big news yesterday... announcing they will take part in efforts... to push for election recounts in key states. clinton's campaign said... they haven't found any evidence of voting tampering... but they have been quietly investigating accusations for a while... and have received hundreds of requests to pursue a recount. they will now join green party
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stein.. who has raised millions to have votes counted again. and president- elect trump has responded to the recount effort... calling it a scam and saying... quote -- the people have spoken and the election is over-- end quote. trump had remained quiet on the green party's push... but is now commenting... now that clinton's campaign is getting involved. secret service may have to pull double duty in both washington, d-c... and new york city... thanks to the trump family's current living arrangements. rachel crane has the story. (donald trump/president- elect) "they are fantastic people, so i want to thank the secret service." 725 5th avenue, also known as trump tower, might be getting a new tenet. the secret service. a law enforcement official tells cnn that the secret service is considering renting a whole floor of the famed tower in order to establish a 24/7 command post --
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family who won't all be moving to the white house in january. melania and their 10-year-old son barron will continue to live in trump tower when asked about the timing of their move trump said this: (donald trump/president- elect) "very soon, right after he is finished with school." regardless of when they relocate, the command post at trump tower won't be cheap. the going price for the space? around 1.5 million dollars per year. the price tag is striking but it's not just the c raising eyebrows. the trump organization owns trump tower, so tax payers would be paying the president elect for his own security. officials tell cnn security plans are still evolving since many things are still up in the air, like when the future first family will move to the white house, and how often the president elect plans to visit them in the meantime. rachel crane reporting.
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new orleans's french quarter leaves one dead... and nine others injured. the shooting happened in the popular tourist destination off bourbon street. the victims are two women... and eight men. one man died after being taken to a local hospital. police made two arrests on the scene... one arrest was one of the victims who had a gun-- the other arrest appears to be unrelated to the shooting. the suspect has not been caught and police don't know what led to the shooting. a funeral was held yeste for one of the victims of the deadly tennessee bus crash. nine-year-old... "cor'dayja jones" funeral was held at a church in chattanooga. the ceremony was filled with music. her family said she loved to sing... and would have been up on stage with the choir. an eight month old in arkansas was miraculously not injured... after being involved in a terrible car wreck. " "01-04 moore says: "there had to be some kind of divine intervention for
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was." the eight-month- old infant was found sitting on a drainage grate... 35-feet away from a car that had flipped over... after being hit by a truck on the highway yesterday. when e-m-t's found her... they said she wasn't screaming or crying... and only had a scratch on her forehead. there were four other people in the car... and officials say they were not seriously hurt, either. a lucky player in tennessee is the winner in the powerball. the ticket sold had the winning numbers... for the 421-million dollar jackpot... one of the largest in u-s history. officials say the prize is paid out over 30 years... with the option of a lump sum payment... which would add to a little over 250 million dollars. another lucky winner in north carolina... scored two million dollars in the match five power play. christmas fanatics listen up... we've got the perfect place for you. western elite is hosting their annual christmas express event... perfect place for you. western elite is hosting their
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fox5's kathleen jacob joins us live from apex... with more on the perfect way to get out of town and into the holiday spirit. good morning kathleen! good morning alyssa... closed captioning
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we'll be right back.
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krifaton a cold weather system is bringing strong winds and a chance of showers for the las vegas valley and light snow to our mountains with the snow level dropping to 5000 feet. within this system there are two pulses of energy, one the winds and second
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showers. a wind advisory that went into effect saturday is set to expire at noon sunday but that won't mean the end of the gusty conditions. winds will continue the next few days below advisory status. temperatures will be trending about 10 cooler sunday compared to the start of the thanksgiving break.
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were able to successfully quit smoking...at least for a year. the program that worked best had people deposit 150-dollars ... with a promise they'd get the deposit back... plus 650-dollars more if they stayed away from cigarettes. a little more than 52-percent of participants were able to quit. but money isn't always a guarantee... another group got 800-dollars if they refrained from smoking and
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down a deposit... only 17-percent of those participants were successful. having a couple of glasses of wine could be good for your health... but any more than that--- could have the opposite effect. that's based on a review of studies published in b-m-c medicine. the review found people who had one or two alcoholic drinks a day--- reduced their risk of a stroke... by eight percent. but people who drank more than that... had a higher risk of stroke. but the lead author of the review... drink-- it's not wise to pick it up now. with thanksgiving now in the past... it's time to look ahead to the upcoming holiday calander... fox news jackie ibanez tells us what's ahead. sunday marks the start of advent. the advent season begins on the fourth sunday before christmas day and originates from the latin word for 'coming'. for christians ... this period of time is about preparing for the celebration of jesus' birth at
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get a jump start on your holiday shopping ... rejoice because it's "cyber monday" regarded as the biggest online shopping day of the year, those who stayed in on black friday will have the opportunity to find great deals and promotions from major retailers across the nation ... all from the comfort of your home. stores such as best buy and wal-mart have already started their cyber monday discounts on their websites. on thursday- it's world aids day. this year's theme is: "leadership, commitment, impact." first held in 19-88, the annual day of observance is aimed at ensuring people gain awareness and help further research to eliminate the disease. that's a look at the week ahead. i'm jackie ibanez, fox news. there's black friday...cyber monday.... now there's giving tuesday... mayor carolyn goodman is proclaiming november 29th as hastag-giving- tuesday in las vegas... to recognize and celebrate nonprofit organizations... giving-tuesday is meant to be a day to raise funds and awareness for
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nonprofit... this month...the l-g-b-t-q center of southern nevada will join the movement... the public is encouraged to donate to the center... every dollar given will go towards the life- affirming program. one new mexico family takes football sunday's very serious... when we return... why anyone who isn't a dallas cowboys fan--isn't
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"rooting for the team" to a whole new level. they decked out their entire house in the dallas cowboys theme. there are cowboys signs and flags all over their front yard. the inside of the house is a sea of cowboys' blue. on a game day... the family won't allow anyone into the house... without the team's jersey.... so what happens if someone who doesn't root for the cowboys comes to visit on a game day?
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the death of fidel castro ignites a new debate over u.s. relations with cuba. today live reports on the celebration in the mourning in havana. and whether donald trump will follow through on his campaign promise to undo efforts by president obama to bring the two nations closer. we'll discuss the breaking news with president-elect trump's new white house chief of staff, reince priebus. it's a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then we'll ask our sunday panel about the latest on the trump transition, the battle

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