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tv   FOX5 News at 530pm  FOX  August 19, 2016 5:30pm-6:01pm PDT

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thanks for joining us for your only local news at 5:30. let's get you up to date with the latest headlines. nevada polling shows congressman joe heck... has a slim lead over catherine cortez-masto in the race to fill harry reid's u-s senate seat. heck says he's found success as a republican who reaches out to all voters - including hispanics. "we're in those communities every day building relationships, getting them the opportunity to know where i stand on the issues that are important to them." 27 percent of nevada's population is hispanic. however - masto - a two term state attorney general - would be the first latina in the senate if elected. she is hoping to build support - by attacking the immigration stance of republican presidential nominee donald trump. . "a man that wants to build a wall along mexico, a man who has called mexicans rapists drug dealers and killers, who has not only attacked mexicans but wants to ban muslims. has
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attacked women. this is a person who has no business being president of the united states and my opponent continues to support him." the race is being watched closely in washington. a heck victory would allow republicans to pick up a seat. a masto win... could tip the balance of power in the senate. u-n-l-v... is getting ready to host what will be the third and final presidential debate of the campaign season. the university has launched a website... with information and resources connected to the debate. u-n-l-v is also offering special classes related to presidential politics and debates... to correspond to the event. the school already announced that class scedules and campus parking would be affected the week of the event - which takes place on october 19-th at the thomas and mack. there will also be shuttle buses to help get students and faculty around donald trump has always been a larger-than-life
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and now - larger than life naked statues of the presidential nominee are appearing in spots across the country. they've shown up on street corners in cities that include... cleveland, new york, san francisco and seattle. they weigh about 80 pounds each - and show the billionaire mogul in all his glory. the statues were created by an artist who goes by the name "ginger" - who is from right here in las vegas. he is here live - and joins us righ now.
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it's a scary job- but someone has to do it. coming up... who is hiring on the strip... for the halloween holiday
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. other gold star mother, i felt nothing to say..."trage.d if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them.
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fright dome is back and they're hunting down the scariest actors in las vegas. they need more than 400 haunting workers to fill up the dome this year. positions available include guides... actors and stage performers. they also have postions for less-terrifying roles like management... promotional staff... make-up artist and retail workers. auditions are all month-- you have to be at least 18. just bring your i- d... resume... and social security card to circus circus. we have details... online at fox five vegas dot com. a miniature american eskimo dog may be small... but she's bringing some big smiles to someone who can use them. how these two fast friends... were brought together. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right now fast friends...
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virus in florida. it's now spreading to miami beach. an area in the tourist hot spot... including the world famous south beach.... has become the second zone in south florida... for zika. florida's governor says five cases were contracted in one-and-a-half mile area. these new illnesses bring the number of locally transmitted cases to thirty-six. the state requested additional support from the centers for disease control and prevention zika can cause defects in newborns. a bridge collapsed in chile... as a train was passing over it.
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or killed in the crash on the tolton river. the cause is under investigation. authorities say the train was carrying chlorate, oil and sodium hydroxide fire officials are saying some of the elements would not pose any risk to public health... but people who live in the area are being encouraged not to drink the water - as a precaution. a small plane made an emergency landing - in the florida everglades. the twin-engine aircraft was reportedly having engine failure around noon today. the plane landed about 18-miles west of north perry airport... in heavy marshland. the pilot and co- pilot were seen standing on top of the crashed aircraft... giving a thumbs up. a florida teen who battled cancer... has been granted a wish. she's been introduced to her new best friend - "casper" - a miniature american eskimo dog. evan lambert was there in tampa, florida... when the two met for the first time. closed captioning
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lacey was diagnosed in may 2015.... and told she'd have to undergo 35 rounds of chemotherapy over the course of a year. she has now been in remission for six months. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty we'll see 101 for a high on saturday with slight shower and thunderstorm chances. those chances increase for sunday and monday as a disturbance moves through the area causing additional uplift. highs for sunday and monday
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upper 90s. slight chances remain for tuesday with a high of 98. we'll dry out wednesday and thursday with the average high matching the forecast high of 101. we'll see 101 for a high on saturday with slight shower and thunderstorm chances. those chances increase for sunday and monday as a disturbance moves
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causing additional uplift. highs for sunday and monday will be in the mid to upper 90s. slight chances remain for tuesday with a high of 98. we'll dry out wednesday and thursday with the average high matching the forecast high of 101. closed captioning
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uber is giving away rides for free... in self- driving cars. but there's a catch. details on a new experiment - in just a moment. this is fox5 news at 5:30, your only choice for live local news right
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and that's what you get at subway with the new chicken caesar melt. rotisserie-style chicken that's raised without antibiotics. a savory caesar sauce, melted provolone and parmesan cheese. the new chicken caesar melt from subway. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. letterman:"has a line of clothing, now where were these made?" trump: "these were made, i don't know where they're made. but they were made someplace. but they're great. it's ties, shirts, cufflinks, everything sold at macy's and they're doing great.? letterman: ?where are the shirts made?? off-camera voice: ?bangladesh.? letterman: ?bangladesh.? we employ people in bangladesh." letterman: ?ties? where are the ties made?" they have to work, too. these are beautiful ties. they are great ties. the ties are made in where? china? off-camera voice: ?china.? letterman: ?the ties are made in china."
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football is coming up at six. but be sure to join us tonight for a special edition of fox5 news at ten. we will be on following the arizona cardinals.. san diego chargers preseason game. uber is testing out self-driving cars... in pittsburgh. "i just don't know if i'll feel safe." uber has an advanced technology center in the city. it includes hybrid ford fusions that are topped with cameras, radar, gps receivers and laser scanners to collect mapping data. in a matter of weeks -- uber customers in downtown pittsburgh will be able to summon the self driving cars from their phones. each car also has a tablet computer
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informed. uber customers who are o-k riding in those cars will have to opt into the program in advance. "i like the whole part of the driver picking you." so you lose that, i guess, interaction? lose that interaction yes." "i think the biggest things is it's taking away jobs." the rides in driverless cars will initially be free... but customers won't be able to specifically request a self- driving vehicle. the first rides will come with a trained driver - sitting in the driver's seat - monitoring the ride. thanks for joining us..
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>> the following is a presentation of the arizona cardinals broadcast network. ?? >> each summer, california is invaded by an alien species, zonies, for most of the invaders, it is an escape from the heat, a vacation to the cooler climate and white sand beaches of san diego. the cardinals have a different type of trip after a preseason opener that showed both promise and imperfections, arizona has plenty of work to do before the


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