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lawyer is now claiming. a warning for homeowners this afternoon after a ho in flames. the common household appliance that may be to blame but first.. hurricane matthew continues its slow.. descructive path up the florida coast.. as millions of people in georgia and south carolina brace for the worst. matthew has weakened slightly to category 2 hurricane.. but it's still packing winds of 110-miles an hour. storm surges are battering houses and power is out to over a million customers in florida alone. abc's marci gonzalez is in new
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latest. hurricane matthew battering parts of florida it's eye brushing the coastline- bringing flooding from the beaches? to the center of the sunshine state- sot - wftv live meteorologist forecasters calling for potential storm surge as high as 11 feet with wind gusts surpassing 100 miles an hour in some places..bringing down power lines - nat sparking and big boom and seen it come down?" the death toll in haiti climbing- the interior ministry saying nearly 300 people were killed but with many areas still inaccessible - local officials suggest - that number could multiply. meanwhile, at least one hurricane related death - reported in port saint lucie, florida- with a warning - the worst of this storm still may not be over sot - obama: "i just want to emphasize to everybody that this is still a really dangerous hurricane that danger- now shifting towards
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especially in coastal areas to evacuate.. as hurricane matthew makes its way northward. sot - haley "this is going to hurt //.. we're just trying to reduce the amount of lives lost or harm done as we much as we can. tag- marci gonzalez, abc news, new smyrna beach, florida tonight...partly cloudy. lows 58 to 62 on the west side of the valley...59 to 63 on the east side. northwest winds up to 10 mph. .saturday...mostly sunny. highs 82 to 85 on the west side of the
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shifting to the east in the afternoon. .saturday night...partly cloudy. lows 63 to 67 on the west side of the valley...64 to 68 on the east side. winds generally light becoming west up to 10 mph after midnight. new information about the man accused of ransacking a home and killing a man inside. his defense team now says he's suffering from a mental disorder. 13 action news reporter marissa kynaston has more from the courtroom. take nat he has severe adhd your honor 28 year old james farr the second appeared in court-- charged with burglary-- and murder. according to police-- farr is accused of breaking into a home near hacienda and eastern--
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there-- chad shelton. farr's defense team-- telling the judge-- their client suffers from severe adhd. adhd is classified as hyperactivity and impulsive behavior-- characteristics that some studies have shown-- could lead to criminal activity. his defense team told the judge-- because of farrs condition-- they wanted to take their time with this case. marissa tag i was able to briefly talk with one of farrs friends inside the courtroom-- he told me after the shooting-- farr became suicidal-- before finall police. mk-- 13an. a titanium company will pay a 5-hundred thousand dollar fine for a chlorine release. the 2012 release near the henderson time-met chemical plant went on for several hours before authorities were notified. according to the e-p-a, the company has also agreed to hire an independent auditor to check their emergency preparedness programs and chemical safety. the agenncy also found violations during a march 2015
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las vegas firefighters were called out to an overnight house fire near summerlin parkway and town center. firefighters say it looks like the fire started in a phone charger. a 14-year old girl says she woke up to a popping sound and flames in her bedroom. she had to jump over the flames to escape. no one was hurt. we have an update to a henderson fire that started this morning. fire officials say it may have started in the dryer. it forced two people out of their home around 3 a-m offici still up and smelled smoke and then noticed the laundry room was on fire. this is important for everyone....about a third of fires caused by dryers happen because of a everyone....about a third of fires caused by dryers happen because of a failure to clean them. your voice.. your vote in the race for the white house.. and hurricane matthew is now having an impact on the election. scripps correspondent mike sacks explains why some are concerned about how it could affect who votes mike vo: v-p picks mike pence and tim kaine had their
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debate, but all eyes this week were on hurricane matthew. and yes, it had a political impact, too. more on that in a moment. mike vo: but first, while hillary clinton stepped off the trail to prep for sunday's town hall-style debate, donald trump tried to divide and conquer the democrats. trump sot po-150we: "the fact is that bernie sanders, their people had passion. nobody has passion for hillary. nobody." mike vo: sanders, stumping for clinton in michigan on thursday, waved that issue off. sanders sot po-72th: "i want to make it clear -- this campaign is not a personality contest. alright? we're not voting for class presiden school." mike vo: but the truth is presidential elections are popularity and policy contests. the problem is that voters are sending mixed signals to the candidates. mike vo gfx: clinton is banking on obama's sky-high 55% approval rating to bring voters out for her promise to continue his legacy, but over 60% of voters still say the country's on the wrong track -- a stat that fuels trump's "make america great again" message. mike vo: so is this a
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election will give us that answer...maybe. mike vo: and this is where hurricane matthew rolls in. clinton needs to get those less-than-passionate democrats to the polls. but as the storm forced the clinton campaign and democratic activists to cancel voter registration drives in florida this week, governor rick scott, a trump supporter, refused on thursday to extend the important battleground state's october 11 registration deadline. mike vo: that's not good news for clinton...especially now that al gore's hitting the trail for her reminds us that the 2000 election proved every vote really does matter in , i'm mike sacks.---- a real estate development company that worked on the early stages of the proposed nfl stadium in las vegas is no longer involved with the project. majestic realty executives say the decision was made when it became clear to them that the stadium was becoming a legacy project for las vegas sands ceo sheldon adeslson.. instead of a corporate project. adelson is committing 650 million toward the stadium. state lawmakers will hold a
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next week to discuss another 750 million in hotel tax revenue as part of the financial deal. we're continuing to track hurricane matthew as it makes it way up the east coast. up next.. we'll also give you an intense look at why the hurricane hunters risk their lives.. by flying into the center of these powerful storms. plus... it seems like there's a data plan for everything these days...inlcuding drones. but is it worth it? just how up. and.. don't forget to download the all new 13 action news app.. featuring live streaming.. video on demand and incredible weather radar. it's free in the app store and in google play.
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horner: i was proud to stand for our country. i will not stand for congressman hardy and donald trump insulting seniors and veterans. hardy wants to raise the retirement age and said seniors who rely on programs like social security are a draw on government and the disabled are a drain on society. they're just not for us.
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we all know you have to work together
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but in washington, too often joe heck has been part of the problem, putting his party and special interests before nevada. i'm proud of my work with the bush and obama administrations on homeland security. and every bill i sponsored as attorney general was passed by democrats and republicans. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i'll work with anyone to put nevada first. music video for his new song "24-k magic" and you might recognize some of the places in
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ski's in the bellagio fountains, gambles and parties downtown and at one point rides a power chair through a hotel. the video already has almost 500- thousand views. in today's top stories 'now trending'.. a good luck goat.. and some flying forecasters who risk their lives inside a hurricane. first.. the golden girls get an action figure. dorothy.. blanche and sophia are even complete with her trademark handbag as collectible figurines. they'll be making an appearance at new york's comic con before going on sale to the public. to hell with the curse, there is no curse... this is murphy... he's supposed to be the answer to the chicago cubs' curse. the team hasn't made it to the world series since 1945. that was when the original "murphy" was denied access to wrigley field for a world
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the cubs lost and the curse began. now, the owner of the billy goat tavern believes the new murphy will bring the team luck in this year's playoff series. re's an intense look at something most people would consider completely crazy. check out the turbulence inside this hurricane hunter flight into the eye of hurricane matthew. the lockheed wc-130 prop plane and its crew are tossed around like a toy as they gather intensity and direction. once they reach the eye.. it's relatively calm.. but they get the same pounding when they fly out. you can check out all of the stories that are trending today.. just download our free 13 action news mobile app. you can get the latest weather updates, breaking news alerts and more. anchors adlib and toss to bryan tonight...partly cloudy.
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valley...59 to 63 on the east side. northwest winds up to 10 mph. .saturday...mostly sunny. highs 82 to 85 on the west side of the valley...84 to 88 on the east side. north winds up to 10 mph shifting tot afternoon. .saturday night...partly cloudy. lows 63 to 67 on the west side of the valley...64 to 68 on the east side.
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midnight. .sunday...sunny. highs 84 to 87 on the west side of the valley... 87 to 91 on the east side. winds generally ligh southeast up to 10 mph in the afternoon. .sunday night...mostly clear. lows 64 to 68 on the west side of the valley...66 to 70 on the
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.columbus day through tuesday...partly cloudy. highs around 90. lows 66 to 69. .tuesday night through friday...mostly clear. lows 63 to 66. highs 83 to 86. 13 action news and 'dig this las vegas' are giving you a chance to win a 169- dollar gift certificate to 'dig this' where you'll get to take control of a 5-ton caterpillar and dig yourself into a massive america's largest sandbox. just enter each day on our website, then watch 13 action news live at 11 to see if you win. dig this is a proud sponsor of 13 action news and is providing the prizes for this promotion. verizon is now working with drone makers, to connect their devices to verizon's wireless network. prices for the plans start at 25-dollars for 1 gigabyte of data and 80-dollars for 10 gigs. having a data plan will allow drones to connect to the
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the new las vegas n-h-l franchise is trying get their future fan base fired up. they're hosting a fan fest today before the pre-season "frozen fury" games. it's happening from 4:30 to 7 outside the t-mobile arena.. and includes music.. street hockey.. and a chance to get some autographs from former n-h-l stars. tonight's game is between the l-a kings against the dallas stars. trying to eat healthy is a con especially with so many temptations in the grocery store aisles. but there may be a way to keep your diet on track in the face of all that temptation. the tips you need to know before filling up you grocery
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as a marine combat veteran, i understand the sacrifices our military makes. our benefits are earned, and we rely on them. politicians like joe heck should understand that. narrator: joe heck voted to shut down the federal government, risking critical services for nevada veterans. and during that shutdown, heck continued cashing his congressional paycheck. his military record deserves respect. but back in dc, joe heck is putting politics before nevada. and that doesn't work for me. narrator: vote vets is responsible for the content
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if you've ever gone grocery shopping on an empty stomach, chances are you've made a few bad choices. web-m-d put together some tips on dieting, and one way to avoid filling your shopping cart with items you later regret buying, is by simply chewing gum. people who chew gum while shopping had fewer junk food cravings and opted for healthier options. if you're worried about what to eat when you're out, remember -- healthy foods first. pile on the veggies, then go for the meats and sides. another great way to control your eatin if you're trying to lose some extra pounds, skip the cooking shows. people tend to snack more when watching food-related tv. you can also try using smaller plates for meals. studies show your brain correlates the size of your dish with how much food you're supposed to eat. and ... drink more water. drinking several ounces per day can keep you hydrated and reduce calorie intake. for today's health minute, i'm mary moloney. we'll be back with a look at
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forecast! and.. before we head to break.. a look at tonight's abc primetime lineup. at 8 -- last man standing at 8:30 -- doctor ken at 9 -- shark tank at 10 -- 20/20 at 11 -- 13 action news take a look at this view from chopper 13. bringing you breaking news fast and first. we'll be right back. we all know you have to work together in order to get things done. but in washington, too often joe heck has been part of the problem, putting his party and special interests before nevada.
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with the bush and obama administrations on homeland security. and every bill i sponsored as attorney general was passed by democrats and republicans. i'm catherine cortez masto. i approve this message because i'll work with anyone
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declared in north carolina as hurricane matthew wreaks havoc on the east coast. more than 1-million people are now without power in florida alone. curfews have been imposed on several south carolina communities as the storm approaches. police need your help finding this man in connection with a violent robbery at a gas station near bonanza and martin luther king. investigators say the shirtless man grabbed someone at random.. then threw him violently to the ground. during the attack..
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the victim before driving away in a white car. coming up on 13 action news.. live at 5... thousands of homes could go up right next to red rock. some locals say that's not action news.. live at 5 then later.. all new on 13 action news live at 6.. several months after a deadly hit & run -- a suspect is finally arrested... all because of a selfie. tonight, hear from the family of the victim about the shocking way they found out tonight...partly cloudy. lows 58 to 62 on the west side of the valley...59 to 63 on the east side. on the east side. north winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east in the of the valley...64 to 68 on the east side. winds generally light becoming west up to 10 mph after but stay with us for judge judy
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we're always on at and on our mobile app. we'll see you back here in 60-minutes for 13-action news live at 5. until then.. thanks for watching and have a great evening.
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>> she started making accusations towards me. >> judge judy: about what? >> that i was cheating on her. >> announcer: an ex gets hurt helping herself. >> she took my wallet. i grabbed my wallet back, and that's supposedly when i broke her arm. >> announcer: now, will his defense help or hurt? >> judge judy: according to you, she wanted her rent money back. >> but there was no money forwarded. >> judge judy: i don't believe you, 'cause she's not nuts. otherwise, you wouldn't have asked her to marry you and live with you.
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the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the people are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distribution alice ragsdale is suing her ex-fianc?, jeffrey pedersen, for the return of rent, the cost of a vacation, and for a broken wrist as a result of an assault. >> byrd: order! come to order. all rise! your honor, this is case number 217 on the calendar in the matter of ragsdale vs. pedersen. >> judge judy: thank you. >> byrd: you're welcome, judge. parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. ladies, have a seat, please. >> judge judy: ms. ragsdale, the defendant was your boyfriend for a while. you lived together for how long? >> for approximately 10 months. >> judge judy: and you moved into his home. >> correct. >> judge judy: you moved into his home alone? >> yes. >> judge judy: so it was just the two of you? >> no, his mother lived upstairs, and jeff and i stayed downstairs. >> judge judy: is that your home or your mother's home?


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