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it's one of the biggest veterans day parades in the nation, and it's kickin off right here in our own backyard. we are live as preparations get underway in downtown las vegas. trump: "very good man." obama: "here's a good rule, don't answer any questions when it's a circus." a very different donald trump emerges after an unexpected long talk with president obama in preparation for
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office.. plus.. the latest on the anti-trump protests.. and what the president-elect is saying about them. cc will continue shortly good morning.. i'm jason feinberg. and i'm monica jackson.. welcome to fox5 news this morning. first - cassandra jones joins us
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at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekd. clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the low 60s. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk. every veterans
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thanks our nation's heroes in the only way we know how-- with a big celebration. fox5's alyssa deitsch joins us live from fourth and hoover... where preparations are underway for the veterans day parade! hey alyssa! some people are just now getting here.. preparing for one of the biggest veteran's day parades in the nation! reportedly only second to that in new york city! parade volunteer dixon keller joins us now.... this is video from last year's event... where up to 40- thousand people lined the streets to pay their respects to our nation's vets. the parade starts at 10 a-m sharp with
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then at 10:11 a-m... there will be a f-35 lightning ii flyover... roaring along the parade route on fourth street.... which will be followed by more than 100 floats making their way down fourth between gass and ogden. this year's theme is saluting women in uniform... so if you want to come down here and thank our men and women for their service... make sure you're on time! these vets are prompt and will start without you! this is video from last year's event... where up to 40- thousand people last year's event... where up to 40- thousand people lined the streets to pay their respects to our nation's vets. the parade starts at 10 a-m sharp with the national anthem.... then at 10:11 a-m... there will be a f-35 lightning ii flyover... roaring along the parade route on fourth street.... which will be followed by more than 100 floats making their way down fourth between gass and ogden. this year's theme is saluting women in uniform... so if you want to come down here and thank our men and women for their service... make sure you're on time! these vets are prompt and will
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downtown vegas if you want to be a part of the downtown vegas if you want to be a part of the celebration... but make sure you're on time! you know these vets are prompt... it even says 10-am sharp on their website for the parade... so you know they'll start without you! parade... so you know they'll start without you!
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headlines this morning.. rallies against president-elect donald trump continue.. and now police in portland oregon are calling them riots. mos: "we saw them blow the fuse box. we saw the big crowd. this was just--we could not believe what we were seeing." rutherford: "this rally is more than about being against a person, it's being against an ideology that divides and excludes and oppresses, and dominates." (nats) police estimate 4- thousand people were involved in the marches in oregon.. saying they smashed store windows and set a dumpster on fire. demonstrations are popping up all over the country.. from new york to chicago to california.. but most of those have been peaceful. trump is responding on twitter..
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protests are quote -- "very unfair" and "incited by the media" and calling the people -- "professional protesters." he later tweeted that he quote -- "loves the fact that the small groups of protesters.. have a passion for our great country. we will come together and be proud!" president obama met with the president-elect.. aiming to make the trump transition a smooth one. obama: "and most of all, i want to emphasize to you, mr. president-elect, that we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed, then the country succeeds" trump: "i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel the 90-minute meeting happened in the oval office on thursday morning.. before trump headed to the hill
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house speaker -- paul ryan -- and senate majority leader -- mitch mcconnell. first lady michelle obama and soon to be first lady melania trump also met. runners from around the country will be on runners from around the country will be on the las vegas strip sunday night for the rock n roll marathon. 40-thousand participants are expected to participate. the race begins at nightfall. fox 5's mike doria is live at the
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center where the health and fitness expo is kicking off marathon weekend. the 3-day event features more than 80 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest in running gear.. it's free and open to the public. 63 percent women 37 percent men the 2016 geico rock 'n' roll las vegas marathon, 1/2 marathon and 10k will take place on sunday, november 13 beginning at 4:00 pm. the race will take place at night on
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vegas strip and outlying streets. the las vegas strip will be closed to vehicular traffic. there have been course modifications since last year's event. the brooks 5k presented by sls las vegas will take place on saturday, november 12 at 6:00 pm. there will be minimal road closures associated with the 5k, with no closures on the las vegas strip. most road closures and detours will be in effect between th and 11:00 pm on sunday, november 13. between 2:30 pm and 3:00 p.m., police and event personnel may implement a soft closure along the entire race course. the streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. streets along the earlier miles of the route will open earlier than roads along the end of the route. please review the road closure grid and course map for more information. residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate
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day... most americans buy a mattress or tv. or honor past presidents like herbert hoover and gerald ford you're right, we buy cars and vacuum cleaners too. you're ridiculous.... but not as ridiculous as what goes on in china during "singles day" find out why it has little to do with romance. the hot holiday item for old school gamers. see why this nintendo console is so hot... its making mario's
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deadly attempted robbery we first told you about yesterday morning.. businesses in the area say the man who was shot to death at the 7-11 near cheyenne and civic center had been robbing the "the 7-eleven has been hit three times within this month, across the street the taco bell they've been hit twice, the smoke shop across the street from me has been hit twice as well within the same month so it's the same person same description hoodie bandanna with a gun" police say the suspected robber walked in and tried holding up the clerk.. when another person inside the store shot and killed him. we're told the shooter may have been working on the machines inside the store..
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and no charges have been filed. a man was arrested after firing several shots at a trash can outside of a sinclair gas station near pecos and patrick. police believe the suspect was under the influence.. and say he was very uncooperative. he was taken to the hospital. now fox weather 24/7 with cassandra jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekend. some more clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny
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tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the low 60s. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your
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desk. video game fans are going retro today... thanks to a new nintendo console. nintendo is releasing a mini- n-e-s conszole... that has 30 classic games programmed on there already... like super mario...donkey kong...tecmo bowl... it's only 60 bucks... and it comes out today. this will definitely be one of the top holiday gifts this year. pre-orders have been sold out for months. our producer joe is going right after work to try and get one. and did you know chess can win you big money? magnus carlsen, a
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the highest-rated player in chess history... faces russia's top contender in the world chess championship... which starts today in new york city. the games will last as long as 6 hours each...over 3 weeks. the tournament's prize purse is more than one million dollars... and will be divided 60-40 between the top two. amazon is being refunding parents... whose kids made in-app purchases without permission. a seattle court ordered amazon yesterday... to set up a notice-and-claims process beginning next year... to notify parents of the refunds. in-app purchases without consent has been an issue since 20-11...
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until 20-14. china's singles day is today...it's kinda like the chinese version of valentines day. much about dating as you would think. it's actually more about shopping... in fact...it's the world's biggest one day sale. the chinese e- commerce company ali-baba came up with the idea in 2009... as a marketing ploy for unmarried people to buy things they want for themselves or friends. last year, the event made up to 14-oint-3-billion dollars in receipts...more than black friday
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it was love at first sight and that's saying something since the groom is 95 and the bride is 80. that's probably a combined 20-200.
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for specialist visits... overnight hospital stays... and tier 1 drugs... hearing aids as low as $330 each, saving you thousands... and transportation to your doctor's office or pharmacy at no additional cost. medicare open enrollment ends december 7th. call unitedhealthcare now and see if an
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never too late to find mister or misses right.. these 2 cuties tied the knot this week. the groom is 95 and his bride is 80- years-old. they met just a year ago.. saying it was love at first sight! as much as i protest christmas
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thanksgiving... this show looks pretty good "merry christmas, merry christmas, merry christmas" see where amy grant is holding the first of many holiday concerts on the strip. vince gill and batteries not
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good morning it's 7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the
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we'll have the latest on all your top stories... but first let's check in with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for
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are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekend. some more clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the low 60s. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day
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veterans village is dedicated to serving all those who have served our country. intervention center provides services to 5,000 veterans a month. fox5's peter dawson is live in their one-stop- shop for life- saving services. cc will resume shortly.
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dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to united states veterans. this is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with 24/7/365 crisis intervention center inte services. public and private collaborative partnerships have been created to provide supplies and services to residents including housing, medical and mental health services, employment training, referrals and placements, food pantry/nutrition programs and transportation to the va hospital and primary care
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cc will resume shortly.
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national cemetery for the national here's a live look at arlington national cemetery for the national veterans day observance. this is the tomb of the unknown soldier.
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are showing their
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served.. by serving up some deals today! i-hop is offering a free stack of red, white & blue pancakes... at red robin, the red robin tavern double burger is free for all veterans.. wienerschnitzel is giving vets a free chili dog, fries and drink.. outback steakhouse has a free bloomin' onion.. famous dave's offering a free 2 meat combo.. free buffet at all station casinos.. and a veteran and a guest get a free buffet at the southpoint. and free entree all day long at mimi's cafe.. wait.. there's more! j-c penney offering a 5- percent discount
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l-m parks are waiving their entrance fees for veterans. and if you're interested in seeing a show.. chances are their is a discount! just call the box office and ask for details. for a complete list and more information.. just got to our website.. fox-5-vegas-dot- com. in more local news.. "mr. butters" is still kicking it this morning.. thanks to a holiday pardon granted by the "catholic charities of southern nevada." the turkey was saved at a ceremony on thursday.. kicking off their season of giving. catholic charities has a lot of plans this holiday. the next thing on their list is collecting frozen turkeys and non- parishable items for las vegas families..
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for anyone homeless or hungry. and we have a holiday food drive of our own! you can drop off canned goods or donations... at your local albertsons or vons. the food drive goes from now until december 31st. and benefits 3- square food bank. it's a "take five to care" event hosted by fox5. enlist your taste buds this weekend... no push-ups required! details on the free event features more than 50 active duty military chefs. plus.. we'll show you what's under the cloth! cassandra has been back on mornings for a little bit.. and now she's making her surprise squad comeback! see the reactions as she surprises
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jones good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we
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8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekend. some more clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the low 60s. here is a look at
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here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. more than 50 active military personal are facing off for the ultimate food fight ... for the title of the armed forces culinary grand champion. president of veteran's support network -ed manley and army reserve chef, staff sergent joe park joins us with how it will all go
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military culinary competition saturday tropicana las vegas - trinidad pavilion 7am - 4:30pm meet & greet with chef robert irvine 1pm - 3pm
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a bunch of
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dr's lawters and even anchors... but not so many or these "to be a juke box hero, he's got stars in his eyes he's a juke box hero." see where the voice of foreigner
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with prescription drug coverage and more... like primary care doctor visits for a $0 co-pay... all in one simple plan for a $0 monthly premium. this medicare advantage plan offers you $0 co-pays for specialist visits... overnight hospital stays... and tier 1 drugs... hearing aids as low as $330 each, saving you thousands... and transportation to your doctor's office or pharmacy at no additional cost. call unitedhealthcare now and see if an aarp medicarecomplete plan is right for you.
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lifelong wish, my grown up xmas list. not for myself, but for the world it's christmas with amy grant along with michael w. smith. they are appearing at the m-g-m grand garden arena saturday night. tickets start at 31-dolla showtime is at 7 p-m. "guys you know you better watch out, some girls, some girls are only about that thing that thing that thing" lauryn hill... formerly of the fugees... is back in vegas, this time at the foundry at the s-l-s saturday night. showtime is 8 p-m. tickets are 67 bucks. "i wanna know what love is, i want you
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with all the amazing rock songs by foreigner... juke box hero, hot blooded, urgent, cold as ice... it was the love songs that topped the charts. tonight lou gramm is singing all the hits. show is 8 p-m at the golden nugget. tickets start at 31 bucks.. and 2 for one for veterans and active military. "then i was walkin in memphis. walking with my feet 10 feet off of bealle, walkin in memphis" marc cohn is walking from memphis to the silverton to sing the blues tonight. showtime is 7 p-m and get this.. the first 300 veterans get in for free. general admission is only 20 bucks. we'll be right
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national veterans day observance, a commemoration honoring the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the u.s. armed forces during war and peacetime, at arlington national
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with a quick look at the fox 5 weather 24-7 forecast. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekend. some more clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through
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upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the low 60s. here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps back to the news desk. every veterans day.... las vegas thanks our nation's heroes in the only way we know how-- with a fox5's alyssa deitsch has more from fourth and hoover.. where preparations are underway for the veterans day parade! some people are just now getting here.. preparing for one of the biggest veteran's day parades in the nation! reportedly only second to that in new york city! the parade starts at 10 a-m sharp with the national anthem.... then at 10:11 a-m... there will be a f-35
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flyover... roaring along the parade route on fourth street.... which will be followed by more than 100 floats making their way down fourth between gass and ogden. this year's theme is saluting women in uniform... so if you want to come down here and thank our men and women for their service... make sure you're on time! these vets are prompt and will start without you! come on down to downtown vegas if you want to be a part of the celebration... but make sure you're on time! are prompt... it even says 10-am sharp on their website for the parade... so you know they'll start without you!
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we want to see we want to see how you're celebrating the vets in your life! share your photos, videos and stories with us on facebook or twitter.. and you could see them on air this morning! in national headlines this morning.. rallies against president-elect donald trump continue.. and now police in portland oregon are calling them riots. mos: "we saw them blow the fuse box. we saw the big crowd. this was just-- could not believe what we were seeing."
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rally is more than about being against a person, it's being against an ideology that divides and excludes and oppresses, and dominates." (nats) police estimate 4- thousand people were involved in the marches in oregon.. saying they smashed store windows and set a dumpster on fire. demonstrations are popping up all over the country.. from new york to chicago to california.. but most of those have been peaceful. president obama met with the president-elect.. aiming to make the trump transition a smooth one. obama: "and most of all, i want to emphasize to you, mr. president-elect, that we now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed, then the country succeeds" trump: "i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including
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the 90-minute meeting happened in the oval office on thursday morning.. before trump headed to the hill to meet with house speaker -- paul ryan -- and senate majority leader -- mitch mcconnell. first lady michelle obama and soon to be first lady melania trump also met. the fox5 surprise squad is going shopping! "we wanted to pay for your groceries today" "you want to pay for them?" see the reactions as we surprise local shoppers at albertsons! it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes.. we'll break down your full forecast.. in just a few
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sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch. brunch? but it's 8pm-and it's tuesday-
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introducing my new brunchfast menu. with 10 delicious items like my bacon and egg chicken sandwich, southwest scrambler plate, a sparkling blood orange cooler, and homestyle potatoes.
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holiday season is upon us - which means more guests... lots of food... and higher grocery bills. so we teamed up with our newest surprise squad partner to relieve some of that extra holiday stress! albertson's d.i. & pecos cassandra jones: hey guys, this is my first surprise squad back from maternity leave. i'm so excited, and we're here with our new sponsors,
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music cassandra jones: hi. how are you doing today? wait, wait, wait, wait, before you pay, i'm cassandra jones with the fox5 surprise squad, and we would love to pay for your groceries today. joyce: oh wow. are you sure? cassandra jones: yeah i'm sure. maria: laughing james: wow cassandra jones: would that be okay if we paid for your groceries today? james: being seinor citizens is great giggle don: you wanna pay for my groceries? cassandra jones: yeah we wanna pay for your groceries. don:au cassandra jones: did you already pay? connie: yes cassandra jones: can we get her money back? we would love to pay for her groceries. connie: oh my goodness. this is fantastic. connie: thank you cassandra jones: and this is money back in your pocket that you don't have to worry about. connie: thank you so much. this is like really a blessing. cassandra jones: hi, we would love to pay for your groceries today. would that help you out? lady: yes, yes, thank you very much. cassandra jones: we're actually doing facebook live
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our fans. say hi. brandi: that is so nice of you. backround noise brandi: we actually are here to help somebody else out. cassandra jones: it's so nice that you guys came here to pay it forward to her, and now it's being paid forward to you. cassandra jones: it's expensive huh? joyce: tell me about it. giggles brandi: things like this doesn't normally happen. cassandra jones: you guys have a wonderful day. james: thank you, good to meet you. cassandra jones: you're welcome, nice to meet you. cassandra jones: i would love to pay for your groceries today. beverly: oh my god. laughing where's your halo? cassandra jones: you're so sweet beverly: couldn't happen at a better time. cassandra jones: yeah? things are a little tough right now? beverly: oh yeah. my son died about 6 years ago. he was in the service, and my ex daughter in law so to speak is coming to see me this week. cassandra jones: so you're doing grocery shopping for her visit. beverly: uh huh cassandra jones: so you were probably wondering how you were gonna stretch that extra dollar huh? beverly: exactly. thank you channel 5. cassandra jones: you're so welcome, you're so welcome. beverly: thank you. how wonderful. cassandra jones: hi! you watch monica and jason? i'm with em, i'm doing the weather. i'm jonesy. michael: i know you are. cassandra jones: and we wanted to pay for your groceries today. carl: want to pay for them? cassandra jones:
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carl: okay, i'll take it then. cassandra jones: is he a veteran? michael: yes. world war ii. cassandra jones: and you're a veteran too? michael: yeah, u.s. army. my mom and dad, they just had their 69th anniversary. cassandra jones: wow that's incredible. i know you say you don't need anymore groceries today, carl: that's true. cassandra jones: but we wanted to give you guys a hundred dollar gift card. how does that sound? carl: ohhh that sounds tremendous. cassandra jones: thatnk you so much for your service. have a wonderful veteran's day sir, okay. carl: oh i'll try to do that. michael: it means everything. that's wonderful, that they acknowledge us. god bless all of and that's just the start!
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the start! be on the look out for the fox5 surprise squad at albertsons and vons this holiday season! good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny &
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veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for e clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday
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here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. snakes, toads and lizards... what else could be joining us on fox5... safari joe and his cast of animals
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take a walk on the wild side in downtown las vegas. safari jeff and his creatures take over the discovery children's museum. he joins us now with a few friends. safari jeff the great green adventure at the discovery children's museum. safari jeff as he takes visitors through a fun filled adventure with snakes, lizards and more! shows are approximately 25 minutes long with an opportunity to get up close and personal with some
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good morning it's 7: on this , welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the latest on all your top stories... but first let's check in with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm
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welcome back to fox five news this morning. we'll have the latest on all your top stories... but first let's check in with cassandra jones for a look at your weather. good morning i'm cassandra jones with fox5. it will be another sunny & warm day for veterans day with light breezes. we are looking at another high of 80 degrees today. we are going for our 8th day this month with a high at or above 80 degrees. if we hit 80 that would tie the record for most days in november reaching 80. the current record of 8 days dates back to 1949. daytime highs will be in the upper 70s for the weekend. some more clouds roll into the area saturday, but we will keep it dry. skies stay mostly sunny sunday through tuesday with temperatures in the upper 70s. cooler air moves into the valley wednesday with high temperatures falling back into the upper low 70s. winds will also be gusty midweek. highs on thursday will only be in the
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here is a look at your drive here are the accidents to watch out and alternate routes you can use listed on our maps here are the construciton areas to look out for and alternate routes listed on our maps here are your photos for the day back to the news desk. cities across the nation are celebrating our veterans today. and it's important to remember those places helping vets that struggle adjusting to every day life. fox5's peter dawson is live at veterans village, a one-stop-shop for life-saving services. cc will resume shortly. veterans village is dedicated to the creation of an environment that is
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dedicated to the creation of an environment that is home to united states veterans. this is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing with 24/7/365 crisis intervention center intensive support services. public and private collaborative partnerships have been created to provide supplies and services to residents including housing, medical and mental health services, employment training, referrals and placements, food pantry/nutrition programs and transportation to the va hospital and primary care clinics.
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valley businesses are showing their
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those who have served.. by serving up some deals today! i-hop is offering a free stack of red, white & blue pancakes... at red robin, the red robin tavern double burger is free for all veterans.. wienerschnitzel is giving vets a free chili dog, fries and drink.. outback steakhouse has a free bloomin' onion.. famous dave's offering a free 2 meat combo.. free buffet at all station casinos.. and a veteran and a guest get a free buffet at the southpoint. and free entree all day long at mimi's cafe.. wait.. there's more! j-c penney offering a 5- percent discount red rock canyon and many other b- l-m parks are waiving their entrance fees for veterans. and if you're interested in seeing a show.. chances are their is a discount! just call the box
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details. for a complete list and more information.. just got to our website.. fox-5-vegas-dot- com. the las vegas strip is going to be packed this weekend. the rock and roll marathon gets underway on sunday -- more than 35,000 people are expected to run. fox 5's mike doria was at the convention center this morning -- checking out the health and fitness expo which offers the latest in running gadgets and apparel. the 3-day event features more than 80 exhibitors showcasing the
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it's free and open to the public. 63 percent women 37 percent men the 2016 geico rock 'n' roll las vegas marathon, 1/2 marathon and 10k will take place on sunday, november 13 beginning at 4:00 pm. the race will take place at night on the famous las vegas strip and outlying streets. the las vegas strip will be closed to vehicular traffic. there have been course modifications since last year's event. the brooks 5k presented by sls las vegas will take place on saturday, november 12 at 6:00 pm. there will be minimal road closures associated with the 5k, with no closures on the las vegas strip. most road closures and detours will be in effect between the hours of 2:30 pm and 11:00 pm on sunday, november 13. between 2:30 pm and 3:00 p.m., police and event personnel may implement a soft closure along the entire race course. the streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all
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removed. streets along the earlier miles of the route will open earlier than roads along the end of the route. please review the road closure grid and course map for more information. residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes. providing a future for those who served us.... providing a future for those who served us.... thousands of
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scholarships are up for grabs for veterans and their families looking to get a college degree. w-g-u nevada joins us next. but first maria silva has a look at what's coming up on more. on this 'veterans day' -- dave hall is live at 'nellis air force base'. he'll show us how 'captain america' is honoring our local veterans plus cirque du soleil and nevada ballet theater joining forces once again for a special show. and for the first time ever they will be having visual artists on stage. one of the artists studio he'll be creating a masterpiece live on air. and -- that guy right there... some of you know him as the goofy but loveable screech on "saved by the bell".. dustin diamon joins us live in studio to tell us all about his new vegas show! be sure to join us next at nine on
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who served than to help them out what better way to thank those who served than to help them out
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to help them out with their education. "western governors university" is announcing a new scholarship for veterans and their families who want to earn their bachelor's and masters degree. w-g-u nevada chancellor, spencer stewart and u.s. air force veteran, james lemmons joins us with the details. wgu salute to veterans scholarship -be a u.s. military veteran, retired military, reservist, or military dependent -complete an application for admission. -complete a scholarship application. -submit official transcripts of all prior college work
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a lot of people have been doing
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including our local firefighters. more of their awesome video, coming up.
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take a look at some our las vegas firefighters doing th mannequin challenge. black beatles in the city the city of las vegas tweeted out this video.. along with a link on how to be a fire fighter. if you'd like to see the whole thing.. we have a link to the video on our website. its all fun and
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golf... until an army of mongooses runs across the green! we'll take a look at the course... that just seems
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sweetie, you know what we're craving right now? crispy chicken and fried egg with bacon-like brunch. brunch? but it's 8pm-and it's tuesday- huh, i wonder if my mother would like to stay with us... here's what i'm thinking-brunch. all day, every day. should we get started? who wants coffee? introducing my new brunchfast menu. with 10 delicious items like my bacon and egg chicken sandwich, southwest scrambler plate, a sparkling blood orange cooler, and homestyle potatoes.
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were confused yesterday... because 15-20 mongooses rushed onto the course... disrupting the game this country club apparently has had its share of animal interference over the years... including a baboon, nile crocodiles...and a six foot python. that's it for fox5 news this morning. more starts no now on more... on this 'veterans day' -- we're live at 'nellis air force base'. see how 'captain america' is honoring our local men and women in uniform. also -- two famous las vegas names are teaming up. we've got an exciting sneak preview -- of the new show, being put on, by the 'nevada ballet
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plus -- our countdown to 'thanksgiving' continues. today -- we're learning the do's and don'ts of being a good thanksgiving 'guest'. and actor 'dustin diamond' joins us live in studio -- to tell us about his new show, here in vegas. more starts now!!! (( music )) i'm falling for las vegas, where the lights they shine so bright i'm falling for las vegas, more than a strip its a way of life i'm falling for las vegas, where not one dream is out of sight its so plain to see, she's been good to me, oh my lovely las vegas tonight happy friday! we made it!

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