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tv   FOX5 News at 1100pm  FOX  November 3, 2016 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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this is fox5 news at 11. local las vegas. the eiffel tower at the paris las vegas lights up on the strip. this is a live look right now. but -- the resort bearing the name the "city of lights" has been dark for more than 12 hours... after a power outage. thousands of guests and employees have been evacuated from the property. here's what it looked like inside earlier today. officials say eleven people had to be rescued from different elevators. right now -- caesars entertainment tells us power is in the process of being restored. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. the clark county fire department is doing tests of the fire life safety
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we have team coverage tonight. miguel martinez- valle talked to guests who were forced out of their rooms... but we start with cyndi lundeberg about the power outage... and what comes next. like you said... thousands of people three thousand to be exact were displaced including guests and gamblers some even were tapped in elevators. firefighters went dooor to door on all 33 levels looking for anyone left behind just before 10 o'clock.... the paris
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the cause? construction crews hit a power line in the basement. the fire department decided it was on everybody's best interest including staff to evacuate it'll stay evacuated until the chief decides a full evacuation of the property was ordered at noon after the generators failed to kick in . 3,000 people were displaced from the 29 hundred rooms at the resort. no one went to the hospital but there were close calls... few anxiety cases but no one went to the hospital stand- firefighter rescued 11 people a firefighter called the casino eerie since it was so pitch black crews tried unsuccessfully throughout thursday to restore the power... we were not able to restore temporary power in pitch darkness firefighters climbbed 33 flights of stairs going room to room to check for people left behind chief has been here since the beginning and i know he and his colleagues and as soon as power restored
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currently a flew lights on at the hotel we asked the caesars entertainment director why... he said he had no idea. cl ffnll
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evacuated are waiting in line to retrieve their belongings. fox5's miguel martinez valle has been talking with people who were supposed to be enjoying a relaxing night in paris.. but are now staying elsewhere.. miguel. closed captioning will resume shortly david "it's just went black and the first thing i hear is banging and screaming and there was people stuck in there"
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black: and with people stuck in their rooms, in the elevators, or just stuck without their stuff. the paris power outage made for a hectic day for the 3000 evacuatees rusty montgomery "we were stuck in there for approximately two hours no lights you open the door you can see maybe two doors down,the halls black" rosanne debella "i found my way down the stairs with no lights nobody was around to give me directions no one was around to ask" helene decary "i didn't know how to get a light on my camera on my phone and i tripped on the last three stairs" the outage was supposed to be temporary, people were told to check back in a few hours. kathy aguiar "we went to the sema show and figure by the time would be back and be ready and then we were told we had to get our stuff in there" bridge: "guest waited all day to find out whether the lights will turn back on and when they didn't they waited in line to get their stuff and find a place to stay for the night" people were sent to ballys to look for rooms as the day wrapped up, those staying at paris just wanted a place to sleep... charles badeen " they offered a few people rooms at other properties they have didn't say a word to us just
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to you what are you gonna do at eight or nine at night in vegas" kathy aguiar "we thought we were going to be homeless in las vegas for the night" closed captioning will resume shortly this isn't the first time a major casino on the strip has suffered a massive power outage. back in 2004 -- the bellagio lost power for three days! guests did not have any phone serivce or water... and the elevators did not work. they ended up being sent to other hotels. according to the "las vegas sun"... the bellagio ended up losing
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between two and 3-million dollars a day in revenue... and another million dollars in net income. some guests were being allowed to go back to their rooms for their belongings like medication... but one woman had to wait to be reunited with her dog! however -- clark county fire department helped her out. here's video of firefighters bringing the pup to its owner. the dog was trapped on the fifth floor during the power outage. the owner thanked the firefighters. a local business had to close early... after a car crashed through it. take a look at this vehicle -- inside the "bowlology" near hualapai and desert inn. this happened around six p-m. employees tell us the driver lost control while parking. luckily -- no one was hurt. let's check in with fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty.
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las vegas valley, temperatures this afternoon climbed into the low 80s. skies will stay clear tonight with overnight lows dropping into the 60s. a slight northerly breeze will continue, blowing 5 to 15 mph around the valley. showers will continue over arizona on friday, but they will be too far east to bring us any rain. we'll see a few clouds during the afternoon over the eastern half of our viewing area, otherwise, it will be another mostly
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students to get to the polls... before early voting ends tomorrow. "i want you to claim your future, i want you to finish this election strong. i want you to go see every friend you've got and don't let anybody sit on the sidelines. it's your life, your tomorrow." the rally took place at u-n-l-v. democratic candidates catherine cortez masto and ruben kihuen spoke to voters... before clinton arrived. he was also joined on campus by dj steve aoki... for a special "nats of concert" this campaign stop is a part of hillary clinton's "love trumps hate" campaign. and -- donald trump also had some campaign support in las vegas. "make sure to vote. you can send dc a message that enough is enough. we're fed up with the lies. we're fed up of the deceit. we're fed up of the false promises. we're going to shake up the cartel in dc. we're going to show them that
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drain the swamp." the republican nominee's oldest son -- donald trump junior -- made a campaign stop at "ahern manufacturing". that's near bonanza and m-l-k. trump junior told supporters his father will stop corruption in washington d-c... and says they're running against the most corrupt candidate in the history of the presidency. it took 108 years... but the chicago cubs end the curse... and win the world series. fans from around the country were celebrating! "waiting, then cheering..." and it was hometown hero -- kris bryant -- who got the final out in the game. we hear from his high school coach... about what it was like to watch him play in the series. "rocking out" and the t-mobile arena is rockin' out on the strip...
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world finals. we hear from bull riders about what
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with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors, failing to pay thousands in property taxes, losing $17 million in a failed development scheme, then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever.
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"this is going to be a tough play, bryant, the cubs, win the world series! bryant makes the play! it's over! the cubs have finally won it all!" the chicago cubs are the world champs once again! it only took 108 years... ten innings... and a rain delay. the cubs defeated the cleveland indians -- eight to seven. las vegas native -- kris bryant -- got the final out of the game. we talked to his high school coach -- mike o'rourke -- about bryant's success. he says bryant has accomplished so much in a short time in the m-l-b. "he was one of the hardest working players to come through bonanza high school, in the baseball program and coupled with
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him to great success" "you knew he was going to be a player, you had no doubt that he's going to get drafted at some point, he's got a lot of college offers, he's going to play beyond high school at a very high level." people play all their lives to get to that point and its the best moment....thats the thing about kris, and when i listened to his post game stuff, he's so genuine and its so, its just like he was in high school" more than 40- watched game seven... according to nielsen data. they say that's the highest total for a world game series in 25 years. a few big animals and cowboys are kicking up some dirt at the t- mobile arena! the professional bull riding festival is back in las vegas for another year of heart-pounding competition. our city has hosted the event for the past 23 years-- although this is first time it's happening in the t-mobile arena. bull riders come from all over the world just to compete with the best.
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today and has been deemed the "built ford tough finals." "you got 18 hundred pounds of some of the greatest animal athletes in the world up against a hundred and fifty pounds. some of the toughest men that you'll see in competition going head to head. there's a lot of money on the line and it's fun. it doesn't matter in our sport if you're young, old, male, female. come one down, you'll love it. it's a good show." p-b-r will last the whole weekend. tickets are still available and start at 36 dollars. hundreds of pro-golfers are here in las vegas... and what's being called one of america's best golf courses. it's the 34th annual "shriners hospitals for children open" at t-p-c summerlin. the tournament kicked off today... and benefits kids with special healthcare needs. the purse is more than six million dollars... and the winner's share is more than a million! "i've been an ambassador to sort of spread the message so that more people can kind of know what shriner's hospital is all about." "i had a lot of physical therapists and nurses who really helped me
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always there to remind me what the end goal is." those that would like to attend can buy tickets through several charities... and those organizations get to keep the money from ticket sales. the event runs through sunday. now fox5 weather 24..7. with chief meteorologist ted pretty with plenty of sunshine across the las vegas valley, temperatures this afternoon climbed into the low 80s. skies will stay clear tonight with er dropping into the 60s. a slight northerly breeze will continue, blowing 5 to 15 mph around the valley. showers will continue over arizona on friday, but they will be too far east to bring us any rain. we'll see a few clouds during the afternoon over the eastern half of our viewing area, otherwise, it will
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sunny and warm fall day. highs will hold in the low 80s. temperatures will hover around 80 through the weekend and well into next week. a few more clouds drift across the area sunday, but we will remain dry over the next 7 days. closed captioning will resume shortly
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the chicago cubs and fans weren't the only ones celebrating last night. some of the biggest names in country music were honored for their work. we'll have highlights of the country music awards... and which artist won vocalist of the year. and the kardashians are going big for kendall jenner's birthday! the lavish gift she received for her 21st...
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dunlap: over two thousand police officers from all across nevada support question 1. i'm one of them. i support question 1 because it will help save lives. haley: question 1 protects gun rights and does something urgently needed: it closes the background check loophole and keeps guns out of dangerous hands. states that have closed the loophole have seen fewer police officers shot and killed in the line of duty.
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protect our families and police. yes on 1. as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood. he even threatened to shut down the government over it. heck took all that money from wall street and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market.
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for the chicago cubs... after a historic world series. several stars came out to watch game seven. it was also country music's biggest night. fox's adam housley has a recap of the winners. snd full: ('xxx: return of xander cage" ) taylor is on top,
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celebs celebrate chicago in the hollywood nation. snd full: (world series) funnyman bill murray may have stole the celebrity show after world series game 7 last night on fox, but he wasn't the only star over the moon after the cubs first world series title in 108 years, other notable social media celebrators...bob newhart, john cusack, marlee matlin and rashida jones. snd full: (taylor swift) according to forbes magazine, taylor swift is the highest paid female solo artist in music. the country slash pop star earned 170-million between june 20-15 and june 20-16..that's double adele who landed in second with 80- million. last year's leader katy perry dropped to 6th with 41 million dollars earned. snd full: (ryan reynolds and blake lively on red carpet) it's another girl for actors ryan reynolds and wife blake lively. the deadpool star apparently slipped- up and told conan
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there's a lot of estrogen in the house. no name revealed yet, but she joins big sister james who's almost 2. snd full: (zach galifianakis) hangover trilogy star zach galifianakis joins a star studded cast in disney's adaptation of the science fantasy novel 'a wrinkle in time' playing the character happy medium. production starts this week in los angeles and includes reese witherspoon, chris pine and oprah winfrey. snd full: (cma awards) and a big night in music city, as country's biggest hit the red carpet for the 50th annual cma awards. melodies merging classic artists, with nashville's newest filled the night. carrie underwood won female vocalist of the year, garth brooks entertainer of the year and dolly parton honored for lifetime achievement. snd full: (cma's) in hollywood, adam housley, fox news. reality t-v star kendall jenner celebrates big for her 21-st birthday! she was gifted a brand spanking new rolls royce
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in west hollywood. the new set of wheels is worth at least 250- thousand dollars... according to daily mail. her sister khloe kardashian captured jenner's reaction on snapchat... when she saw the rolls royce wrapped in a bow. it's been a big year for jenner. she walked in the victoria secret fashion show... she's the face of and landed the cover of vogue. medical marijuana is big business in nevada... and a new dispensary opens up shop in las vegas. we'll have a look inside the "shango dispensary"... and its plans for the store if question two
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything.
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i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 1hanging. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
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a new medical marijuana dispensary has opened up in las vegas. "shango" cut the green ribbon this morning. this location is the company's new flagship... and will offer a wide arrange of pot products. they want to be the leading retailer in the cannabis industry and and banking on the passing of question two... to do that. question two involves legalizing recreational marijuana. "it's an opportunity wasted, it has to be taken advantage of and it does help. it's a fantastic source of revenue for the state. we pay about 10 percent tax on average for everything so that goes right to them and that size tax and everything else and this is a tourist town, you know, and that will generate interest as well." the dispensary offers products like flowers... concentrates and cannabis infused treats. c-c-s-d is helping kids understand the election process by letting them have a say in a mock run through. ""im looking forward to hear


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