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tennessee.. turns deadly. officials confirm.. three people are dead.. and many more are in danger. more than a dozen wildfires are raging across east tennesse.. destroying more than 250 buildings. the fires have forced thousands to flee. some evacuees had to drive through the flames to get to joyce/evacuee: "we just watched a building go down in flames to the right of us and then we and i don't know who it was, but i thank him so much." the flames are turning one of the area's biggest tourist atractions....dollywood....into an orange armageddon.....smoke and ash filling the streets...luckily, authorities report no damage. the fires were fanned by- strong wind speeds of up to 60 miles per hour -- and the
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decade. back at home.. we're getting ready for the first freeze warning of the year. these are the temperatures in the valley right now. 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga's in the weather center now to tell us how far these temperatures are going to fall. karla? there's a new push to designate u- n-l-v as a sanctuary campus
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gathering support... to fight president elect donald trump's campaign promises. reporter parker collins shows us the controversial petition. 19:09:31-19:10:07 i've been out here speaking with students and faculty about this petition and have been getting mixd reaction on it. take vo at 19:09:38 this letter is addressed to the president and the provost here at unlv it's been going around for a while and it was written by some of the faculty here and they're telling me it already has hundreds of signatures the goal is to make unlv a sanctuary for illegal immigrants now that isn't just a symbolic gesture it could also have legal ramifications if the deferred action for childhood arrivals is repealed that is president obama's executive action they're hoping the university won't turn over information of students and
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21:21:29-21:21:41 "i value my citizenship and i think to accept illegal aliens in any form cheapens the value of my citizenship and that would just be horrible." butt to nicole brame, unlv student 21:11:59-21:12:05 "it's kind of scary like i feel like a lot of minorities are scared right now. we don't know what's going to happen to us." 19:10:12-19:10:25 they're hoping to hand over this letter next month really in just about a week and there are letters like this one already circulating at schools across the nation at unlv parker right now.. metro needs your help finding this missing man. christian harned was last seen yesterday near fort apache and farm road. he suffers from asperger's syndrome. if you see him.. please call police. now an update you'll see only on 13 action news. changes are coming to an intersection local motorcycle riders call a "death trap". riders say at rainbow and oquendo you can't tell where the road ends and where the
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story last night. he says they've told they will be making changes to the intersection to make it safer. developing now. officials say they've recovered two black boxes from the site of a deadly plane crash in colombia. right now we know there are only six survivors. they include three of the soccer players.. two crew members and a journalist. brazil's president declared three days of mourin of the victims. the f-b-i is digging deeper to learn what pushed a somali immigrant over the edge..leading to the attack at ohio state university. abdul artan was recently profiled in the university's campus newspaper.. blaming the media for muslims feeling scared on campus. investigators believe he may have been radicalized. in all - eleven people hurt, one critically. police saying it may have been worse were it not for the
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time. sot chief craig stone / ohio state univ. police - our officer was on-scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect and he eliminated the threat. students at ohio state did returned to class today. here at home, u-n-l-v students will notice increased security in wake of the ohio state attack. campus police chief jose elique says more officers have been added to patrol campus. the department a all its safety protocols following yesterday's attack. more than 30-thousand people will receive an alert if something were to happen on campus. some classrooms are equipped with electric locks..which professors can activate at any moment. you're going to want to watch your t-v for this one. a southern california parking lot brawl turns into a demolition derby.. and it's all caught on camera. tricia kean adlib remember chopper 13 is bringing
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and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow is up 24 points, closing at 19,121.
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toys! and it's all thanks to you! our goal is to make sure every child in the valley receives a gift this holiday season. and today.. over the 13 action news lobby! that's where we find 13 action news anchor tricia kean. tricia.. how's it going out there? 13 action news, the nevada highway patrol and findlay toyota are asking you to donate a new unwrapped toy valued between 10 and 20 dollars..... during the 13 days of giving. donation bins are at findlay dot com. all gifts will be distributed by the las vegas rescue mission
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13 days of giving, the nevada highway patrol with the help of the clark county school district police will be at the nhp southern command collecting toys and inspecting your child car seats. they also have a limited number starting at 8am at the nhp southern command on sunset near decatur. findlay toyota, nevada cin mart and zippy shell are proud sponsors of 13 action news and the 13 days of giving. employees at valley capriottis have really stepped up.... it really was one email that became very infectious within our organization. and before you know it, it it really was one email that became very infectious within our organization. and before you know it, it literally took 48 hours to 72 hours and we had hundreds of toys that our employees had bought and we only have a team of 20 people. so we were able to do all this with just a small office. there are donation bins all
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over the place to make it easier to drop off the toys. of course you can drop it off at our station. but there's also nevada coin mart las vegas paving and at n-h-p southen command. a couple more drop off locations-- triple-a southern nevada and findlay toyota at the valley auto mall. and of course we want to thank findlay toyota nevada coin mart and zippy shell. they're all proud sponsors of 13-action news and the 13-days of giving. protesters are back on the las vegas strip.
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the fight for fifteen dollars an hour minimum wage is back.. with a twist. never pay full price on holday gifts again. the experts from contact 13 found the sites and apps that make it easy to put money back into your wallet.
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then one woman gets into her white s-u-v.. she revs the engine and smashes into the silver s-u-v. she does this over and over again.. nearly taking the car's passenger side door off. and we're not done yet. the s-u-v's head into the street where the white s-u-v smashes into the silver suv on more time.. before mowing down a fire hydrant..
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from one fight to another. dozens of people joined the "fight for 15" on the las vegas strip. the recent election that gave republicans control of the white house-- and both houses of congress isn't stopping the grassroots movement. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston talked to protestors today about increasing the minimum wage. take pkg take sot valeria it's really hard, because my son is 2 right now, and he's starting to ask for things that i can't give him many of the people here-- who make minimum wage-- say its just too hard to support a family. take sot valeria rivera i support my mom too, she helps me take care of my son so thats progressive leadership alliance of nevada people shouldn't have to work full time and still live in poverty, nobody should live in poverty theyve protested before. but this time-- things are different. in the recent election-- four more states across the country voted to increase minimum wage.
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the president elect has been opposed to raising the federal minimum wage. now-- workers here say-- its important to maintain their momentum. take sot laura martin we're here to say, no matter who is in the white house, we're going to keep fighting for 15 marissa tag some protestors here plan to continue their fight throughout the day-- they will be holding a march in downtown later this afternoon. mk-- 13an. now to the latest consumer news from contact 13. cyber monday sales set according to market watch.. consumers spent nearly three-and-a- half billion dollars online yesterday. that's up more than 12-percent from last year... and it's the biggest online sales day in history! you can earn some quick cash while shopping for the people on your gift list check out ebates or top cash back . these sites pay you back a certain percentage of your purchase. also check out store apps like target's cartwheel . just scan barcodes to get
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new at three... nevada casinos are reporting a double-digit jump in revenue compared to this time last year... and it's all thanks to las vegas.. casinos on the strip brought in 563-million dollars last month.. up 14- percent from this time last year. downtown las vegas and north las vegas each reported winnings jumps of more than 29 percent. alive a couple trapped in snow and ice on a northern california susan and rory holoter went missing sunday in el dorado county shortly after telling their son they were stuck inthe snow. officials say the two were found alive monday. and their family couldn't be happier. dustin cudd/son: "i'm telling them they're not going back four-wheeling again! that's for sure. you know what? the truck's buried in snow. leave it! it's not coming back. crews found the couple in the stuck vehicle. authorties say both are in good
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let's go to 13 first alert meteorologist karla huelga there's a new movement to end
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victims to come forward. for the first time.. h-b-o star evan rachel wood.. is going public about surviving sexual assault. you're watching 13 action news, where you get breaking news fast and first. stay with us.
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about surviving sexual assaul abc's paula faris reports.. wood is the latest in a string of celebrites to open up about sexual assault. script: westworld star evan rachel wood sharing a deeply personal secret - she's a sexual assault survivor. the 29-year-old actress who first alluded to a history with abuse in a rolling stone interview - tweeting a lengthy confessional overnight ?saying "yes. i have been raped. by a significant other while we were together.
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what she experienced took a toll on her - even trying to commit suicide at 22. but the mother and actress now saying "i am still standing. i am alive. i am happy. i am strong. but i'm still not ok," wood saying she kept quiet until now because she didn't want to be a sob story and " didn't want to be accused of doing it for attention, or told it wasn't a big deal, or "that's not really rape"" the actress is currently character dolores - a robot is often the victim of violence - telling rolling stone that using her demons to create on the show is how she makes peace with her past sot areva martin 01;12;19 it begs the question if she took the role
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own sexual assult wood now one of many celebrities from lena dunham to amber tamblyn to lady gaga opening up about sexual assualt in hopes of i certainly can't. not given the world we live in with its blatant bigotry and sexism." right now we are working on all-new stories for 13 action news live at 3-30... including a deadly and destructive wildfire is raging across east tennessee. we're getting you a look at the damage it's leaving behind. plus.. a youtube video is going viral. you can see a customer screaming at an employee in a craft store. see how a woman who witnessed the confrontation is now trying
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is threatening thousands of people -- forcing evacuations for residents and tourists at popular spots - like dolly parton's "dollywood." three pepole are dead this afternoon and at least a dozen people have been injured. reporter matthew torres.. is in the thick of it.. with a look at the damage left behind. our current storm system is

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