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from prison but not been in compliance with his parole officer. he was pretty dangerous and they want to take him back into custody. >> a resident says she didn't realize he was living on the property but she did overhear him she was going to be in trouble and he about to leave. the search continues for richard paul tribone. it is 8:02 right now. for the first time we're hearing from the attorneys for three teen boys accused of sexually assaulting a south bay girl who later committed suicide. her name is audrey pott, her parents allowed to share this photo with you. lawyers for the accused teen sent us a statement. much of what has been reported is inaccurate. most disturbing is the link to link the suicide to the specific
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action of these three boys. they say the crime happened at you know unsupervised house party last september. 15-year-old passed out after drinking. she was sexually assaulted. the two boys took pictures during the assault. those photos were posted them on line. she later committed suicide. >> the way the crime was carried out came with a high degree of sophistication. the family's belief they should be tried an adult. >> the attorney is accusing them by destroying evidence in the case by deleting texts and emails. they will make their first court appearance to tuesday. >> documents released by the state department of transportation showed that company that made the faulty bolts for the bay bridge was
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flagged before because of shoddy work. the documents show in 2007 a year before the bolts were delivered and installed caltrans gave dyson corporation a failing grade. they said the company had big problems in the heat treatment area that likely led to bolts snapping because they were too brittle. bridge authorities met this week to find a solution to the problem. in marin county, sheriffs investigators are looking to witnesses after dozens of shots were fired between two cars yesterday. no one was injured but "abc 7 news" reporter sergio quintana shows how bullets narrowly missed a mother and two children. >> she was sitting in the back seed of her cousin's suv with her daughter sitting beside her. she was about to get home when she saw two cars speeding behind
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them. >> he pulled over and one-first car got on the side of us, he begun shooting at us. >> the three-year-old was hit by a frag meant. he heard the shot shots coming from the street. >> i hear four shots and i jump and i tell my son to get down because i don't know where the shots are coming from. i'm a little angry, who wants to think about their child being shot up. >> reporter: just moments before and less an a mile down the street they industry describe a spray of bullets. a stray bullet from this exchange, hit the fence and came into the house. woman who lives here asked us not to identify her because she is worried for her family's safety. [ speaking spanish ] >> she says her three-year-old
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daughter had asked the baby-sitter to read a book. then the shooting started and bullet came through the wall next to the chair they were sitting in. both families are look lucky they didn't get hurt and they are angry the violence is happening in their neighborhood. >> i'm amazed how much it has grown and we could have been dead. >> reporter: marin county sheriff's deputies are looking for witnesses to help them track down the two cars involved in the shooting and any suspects. services for the teenager killed by a train in san lorenzo is set for wednesday. 15-year-old austin price was hit by an amtrak train while playing chicken with friends. game involved standing on the tracks while the train approaches. first one to jump off is called chicken. last one is the winner. do you now high school kids
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know better and we know that kids do things because they are kids. >> it's devastating. they shouldn't have to deal with it at such a young age. >> they laid flowers at the site and held a prayer vigil and they vowed to learn from the fatal mistake. new this morning, police in half moon bay are warning residents about a string of home burglaries. they have been entering through unlocked garage doors or side doors. the burglaries happened on third avenue, grand boulevard and valdez avenue. most have been during the day. they may knock on your front door first to see if you are home. for the second time in three days, in the same place, young children were were left alone in hot car in san leandro. they found a three-year-old and four-year-old inside a car at marina square shopping from. the windows were rolled all the
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way up. the after this was found in a nearby store. he was arrested for child endangerment. >> you shouldn't leave people in a vehicle without air-conditioning, or a pet, or anything important that matter. it could really be a factor in the summer months. >> on wednesday a woman was arrested for leaving her four-month-old baby in her car in the same parking lot. a busy stretch of highway 101 in marn will see rolling closures this weekend. highway patrol will set up traffic breaks along the southbound direction of 101 between marin city and golden gate bridge. this will happen tomorrow between 7:00 a.m. and noon. an on-ramp from spencer avenue will be shut down that will give geologists a chance to survey a cliff in the area that has been the site of several rock slides. >> a peek of a beautiful sunny forecast. >> a little chilly in some
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areas. jogging, we have seen quite a few folks on embarcadero. see the clear skies and how temperatures will climb this afternoon. >> also next, new complaints about robo surgery. a device so precise it can peel the skin off a grape. why the bay area company that makes it now has to defend it. a huge gun show is being held at the cow palace, how much do these events contribute to the trafficking
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we're just coming up on 8:13 and you are looking at a beautiful shot from our emeryville camera looking at the bay. it is clear. you see blue skies. a little bit hazy. breeze will cool things down a bit from the extraordinary warmth we felt the last few days. it will be a day for plentiful sunshine. meteorologist frances dinglasan has your accu-weather forecast coming up in a little bit. >> we have developing news from indonesia where more than a hundred passengers survived a
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plane crash into the sea off the resort island of bali. cause of the crash remains unclear, but the plane was landing in bali when it went down. fuselage split in two, but the lion airplane remained afloat. they were fer i had to a rock jetty. everyone made it out alive. passengers and crew are being evacuated into an airport terminal for treatment. this morning, a bay area company that makes a robot that doctors use to perform surgery is under investigation. there are problems, reports of problems even deaths. ron clayborn has more. >> robo surgery has been hailed as a major medical breakthrough with claims that highly precise robots are steadier than the human hand. here is the tiny forceps peel the skin off a grape. >> he has performed hundreds of
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operations using robots. >> tip of that instrument moves one millimeter. >> this week, colorado medical board cited him for complications during 11 robotic surgeries. in one instance the aorta was torn. he and his lawyer declined comment. fda announced it is kloog into the increasing number of serious medical problems, even deaths involving robo surgery. among 500 incidents, a malfunction during a hysterectomy. the doctor couldn't control the movement. and death. some suggest that errors by the doctor using the device but others say the device itself. >> there have been rare cases during an operation when there needs to be emergency cpr or to an operation, the robot has gotten in the way. >> in a written statement the maker of fda robotic device said it has an excellent safety
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event. questions are surfacing and now the fda is looking for answers. new this morning, today is a national day of action by opponents of remote controlled drone aircraft. answer coalition will gather in downtown san francisco to call for an end of using drones for attacks and for domestic use by police agencies. the event coincides with protests in washington, d.c., los angeles, sacramento and other major u.s. cities. anti-drone groups say the u.s. government has used drones to kill more than 4700 people worldwide. they say the government has also deployed along the mexican border more than 1.5 million immigrants since president obama took office. >> a south bay post office will bear the name of a hometown hero. kenneth ballard was killed while
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serving in iraq. this afternoon a post office in his hometown of mountain view will be dedicated in his honor. congresswoman authored the legislation to designate the hope street facility as the lieutenant kenneth ballard memorial post office. >> new this morning, a series of earth events. both events start at 9:00 this morning. pg&e hosts the earth day restoration and cleanup at candlestick recreation area. there is an earth day work party at the presidio where volunteers can help with habitat restoration projects. they will meet with the natural resources building. frances dinglasan joins us now with a look at a day that would be beautiful to get outside and do some volunteering. >> we have great weather all weekend as long as you don't mind the breezy conditions.
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bring an extra layer. live doppler 7-hd picking up these clear skies as it sweeps around the bay area from mount st. helena. that does mean some cooler numbers. as we look from mount tam, it's breezy out there and camera shaking a bit. hazy conditions around the bay that will be cleared out by that onshore flow this afternoon. temperatures getting into the 50s. there is a lot of 40s earlier this morning. 50 in san francisco. 52, san carlos. 51 in san jose. we're still hanging on to some 40s, as well. as you saw earlier, another view from mount sutro towards san francisco. santa rosa at 47. napa at 48. los gatos at 49. so basically you can expect a lot of sunshine. mild temperatures inland, but with the breezy onshore flow,
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that will keep things cool at the coast. tomorrow it will be cooler and even windier. do be prepared for that. if you are headed to the coliseum for the a's game. it should be comfortable. 1:05, 64 degrees and then a warmup to 66 and also at pacific satellite image. it tells the story what to expect. the area of low pressure. this cool air mass will slide south bringing windy conditions, as well, tomorrow. that will continue into monday. for today you can still enjoy some very nice comfortable 70s out there in the south bay. 74 in san jose. 72 even in santa cruz. peninsula will see low 70s in palo alto. breezy at the coast with only 56 in pacifica. downtown san francisco, 62 degrees.
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in the north bay, great for outdoor activities, as well. 72 in san rafael, 74 in sonoma. 76 in napa. upper 60s to low 70s in the ee near east bay. 70 in oakland. lots of sunshine as well in the interior valleys. 77 in walnut creek and 75 in san ramon. tonight it's going to be cool once again with temperatures dropping into the 40s. near 50 degrees in san francisco and richmond but look for 40s elsewhere. here is the seven-day forecast. we have mild temperatures inland but with a 10-20 mile-an-hour sea breeze. look for cool conditions at the coast. windy tomorrow. temperatures coming down by about 8 degrees in interior areas and even cooler, that is the coolest day all week. windy and then sunny and milder and builds up back to 80 by the end of next week. "abc 7 news" has another great
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weather resource for you. follow twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions. pluses, get video forecasts, spare the air alerts and power outage info from and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. >> i was at two giants games this week. i got my tweets and you always know the weather. >> and chance of light rain. live doppler 7 will have that. >> big debut for the san francisco zoo's little resident and when you can see her.
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tonight in oakland, they will be celebrating the blues. they will induct the newest members. nick smith has a preview. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the man still has the pipes. rick stevens of tower of power is among a group of artists of
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oakland's rich blues and jazz history. >> i grew up this that era. it just evolved from the blues to the rhythm and blues. >> one of 13 musicians, inducted into the west coast blues hall of fame. booker t.jones and steve croper were part of a performance at the white house. it was home to west coast blues and many got their start. workers from the shipyards and army bases crowded the spaces. >> i'm just a musician. >> elvin bishop will be honored, too. his videos have more than 100,000 hits on youtube. he remembers the first time he heard blues music in 1950s. it was the height of segregation. blacks and whites did not mix except for one place. >> the only place they couldn't segregate is the radio. i heard blues on the radio one
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day, that was it. >> today the places that house the movement. urban renewal brought change. it never recovered. that is why the artists being honored this weekend that we will remember and appreciate the legacy they help to build. >> most people, they just take what the media gives them. blues people will dig in and find their own stuff. on wednesday, san francisco's nayest waterfront gem will open on the embarcadero. last night, invited guests and v.i.p.s turned out for the exploratorium gala. we are the official tv partner. guests including dan ashley and cheryl jennings had the chance to experience the new exploratorium ahead of wednesday's public opening. and excitement continues at the san francisco zoo where a baby tiger continues to reach new milestones. this week the tiger cub finally
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went outside. she is so little. mom was never too far away grabbing the two-month-old cub and carrying her to a safer grassy area. the cub already weighs 14 pounds. the baby tiger is on limited public display at the san francisco zoo starting this weekend. why president obama is letting someone else deliver the weekly white house address this morning. and gun show at cow palace do they contribute to illegal trafficking of weapons? and dancer corrects a news program for a year career that is keeping him on his toes. why he credits his humble beginnings.
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welcome back at 8:30. a quick look at the weather. here is frances dinglasan in for lisa argen. >> still quiet on the weather front. here is a look at live doppler 7-hd. clear conditions over most of bay area. temperatures have been cool in the 40s to low 50s. this afternoon, sunshine for everyone but with the sea breeze temperatures at the coast are be
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cool, upper 50s for you, 60s and 70s around the bay and mild temperatures inland. upper 70s. tonight will still can breezy and temperatures will drop into the 50s and 60s. complete seven-day forecast coming up shortly. new this morning, president obama is not giving his usual weekly address today. instead he designated a mom from new town, connecticut to give it for him. they lost their six-year-old son in the december shooting spree at sandy hook elementary school. they are urging the senate to pass gun control legislation. >> we have to convince the senate to come together and pass common sense gun responsibility reforms that will make our communities safer and prevent more tragedies like the one we never thought would happen to us. the republican address, detained congresswoman
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criticized obama's budget blueprint calling it a blank check for spending and debt. >> biggest gun producer in the country is coming to the cow palace this weekend. they are holding the second of five shows in daly city. political reporter mark matthews talked with the show's owner. >> the owner says gun owners fear the government wants to take their guns. >> there is a concern that at some point in time, maybe way, way into the future, the government wants to know where the guns are and regulate or eventually confiscated them. he says the fear is justified because senator feinstein has said she wants to end gun ownership. >> she has said in the past that gun ownership should be severely restricted and civilians probably shouldn't have guns. >> he says she said that during
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the gun ban in 1993. >> was he is talking about all firearms, or the ones she was trying to get banned? >> not sure what context it was in. it was in congressional hearings. >> reporter: a check of the record failed to turn up on tha statement. i have covered her for decades but no question, opponents are afraid and fear is driving up the sales of a guns and ammunition. on the other side, fear is being used as a tool, as well. some supporters of stricter gun control have just produced this political advertisement targeting mitch mcconnell. the ad is running in kentucky, his home state. >> you can go down to the gun show and local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle without a background check and most likely without having to show an
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identification card. what are you waiting for? >> what are you waiting for? >> they called that ad deplorable. about feinstein's statement about wanting to ban all guns. there are conservative websites in zat 35 interview which she said if she had the votes from the senate she would have pushed for a ban, she was talking about assault weapons. those conservative websites never show the question that would have put the answer in context. you also have at option this morning to sell your gun instead of buying one. nine police departments on the peninsula are sponsoring a gun buy-back at the south courthouse. they will pay you hundred dollars for handguns, shotguns and rifles and $200 for assault weapons. funds are limited, it's for
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people of south san francisco, daly city, san bruno, colma, millbrae, brisbane and broadmore only. >> she suffered a bout with cancer. e that you that you is inspiring ellen tauscher represented the east bay from 1997 to 2009. she resigned to show the state department. at the same time she was battling cancer. this year, 18,000 will be diagnosed with the fastest growing cancer in the u.s.. she was a guest speaker at a forum sponsored by john muir health. this morning she is giving a speech before the start of the 5-k event at lafayette reservoir. >> the marin ballet is celebrating 50 years of service and bringing back the alumni nie for spectacular reunion. one is major artist with the
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boston ballet. as anchor cheryl jennings reports, he came from humble beginnings right here in the bay area. ♪ ♪ >> back he is coming home to distance for the marin ballet 50th anniversary. >> my life and career i think it's great to come back to my hometown and celebrate this amazing ballet. >> his current director at boston ballet was also artistic director at marin ballet years ago. they provided this interview and john's interview. >> when john showed them tremendous potential. >> john didn't have the same advantages in marin county. >> my parents were refugees from vietnam. >> he lived in a low income
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canal district in san rafael. he was in a day care program to support three kids. >> cofounder brought the idea of scholarships more than 20 years ago after seeing a dance program in new york that worked with inner city kids. >> we got scholarships. i think our idea all we had to do is put it out here. hey, everybody, we have scholarships. >> it took someone to find those children. that person is felicia a performance star of marin. >> i had scholarships that were offered by marin ballet and i went to the child care center, and john was the only boy of eight girls to say, i do. >> the only reason i was able to go to marin ballet was because of that. >> it acts a bridge for low income kids so they can
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experience cultural activities outside of school like the marin ballet. >> it's having their us from. >> they were very huge influence in making sure i had my shoes, my uniforms, making sure i had transportation. >> fer performing stars got him involved and moved him off to the national ballet of canada where he completed his training and went on to a professional career. >> they say the school is so proud that john will reunite with other alumni and inspire other students with the celebration. >> it's like a family with me. i'm honored to be invited back and show them this is what happens. ♪ ballet 50th anniversary is today at college of marin.
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we posted a link at under see it on tv. coming up next, newest entry in the smart phone wars and hands-on approach is designers are taking to get you to buy one. plus, we have a live look in san jose where you are getting a look at clear morning. right now 51 and sunny. it will warm up to 74 degrees there today. in just a few minutes, meteorologist frances dinglasan will have your accu-weather
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there is new phone in town, a smart phone that is taking aim at apple and samsung in hopes of winning away new customers. the makers have taken their message straight to the streets. >> let's take a look. >> on the street corner in downtown san francisco, its box, a really big box with salespeople coming out of it. step inside the box and you might find out why this is all happening. you see htc is tired of being number three. they want to be number one. and htc-1 is the phone they hope will get them there.
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>> they are coming from behind. like angle and samsung is at the tomorrow of the heat. they say with a phone like this, they better watch out. >> you could make sound arguments it's the finest hardware anywhere. >> it has two big speakers in front and huge camera that does cool trick zblsz i want to take multiple pictures. >> if you ask a sales manager what makes consumers swoon. >> first thing they notice the feel of it. they have set eight boxes in cities around the country. they are betting that the new phone will sell itself once it gets into consumer's hands. it may be working. >> i think this could be very well my next phone. >> he was blown away with the big sound. that is big part of the sales pitch. >> why are we doing this? something you can't describe.
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>> i want the phone. >> she is samsung user. >> do you think you would switch? >> i'm thinking about it. >> it's going to be depend on marketing muscle. >> that comes in a really big box. jonathan bloom, "abc 7 news." we have some wind we're looking at. >> it's coming into the bay area this afternoon. there is a lake wind advisory for lake tahoe. if you are heading there, gusts up to 35 miles an hour. i'll let you know how windy it will get in your neighborhood. >> seth curry goes on a scoring binge. larry beil has the highlights and b
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welcome back. frances dinglasan joins us now with a beautiful but a little cool accu-weather forecast. >> we'll go to live doppler and show you clear skies around the bay area. there are still 30-minute arrival delays at sfo due to traffic mat.
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live shot at mount tam. hazy parts of the bay and camera bouncing shows us the breezy conditions we can expect later this afternoon for the rest of us. currently in san francisco, it is 50 degrees. oakland 54. san carlos, 52 and san jose, 51. only 48 in santa cruz. we still hang on to the 40s for a lot of the morning hours. we're still seeing 40s as well as we look live towards downtown san francisco. 48 in napa but 51 elsewhere. temperatures are climbing up slowly but we're seeing really warm numbers later on this afternoon. a lot of sunshine for everybody. mild numbers inland, in the upper 70s. this breezy onshore flow will be with us during the afternoon, 10-20 miles an hour westerly winds and cooler and even
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windier for sunday. here is a look at pacific satellite image. over the last 12 hours, you see the area of low pressure bringing the cool air mass. it will slide south. that is why we see cooler temperatures tomorrow and windier conditions. so enjoy the nice day today while you can. i mentioned a very slight chance of rain. looks like it might happen late sunday night, but it's not very likely at this point. some of the drizzle may stick to just the coast, not making quite over land. you saw the areas of light green most likely mist and drizzle, not much rain at all. monday waking up to rye conditions, clear conditions, very cold once again. so enjoy the nice temperatures and comfortable warmth today in san jose, 74. 72, santa cruz. menlo park, 71. breezy at the coast. temperatures will be in the 50s. 56 in pacifica.
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look for 70s and lots of sunshine in napa, 76. 72 in petaluma. 73 in fremont. if you wanted to wear t-shirts and shorts, head to the interior valleys. that where we'll see up in walnut creek and pittsburg. seven-day forecast, pretty much dry. lots of sunshine but just look out for the sea breeze this afternoon. it will drop 8 degrees in the inland locations tomorrow. it will be windier tomorrow about 30 mile-an-hour winds and cooler on monday. temperatures will bounce up slowly by the end of next week. we'll hit 81 degrees. >> my goodness. and after those incredibly torrential winds we had last week. >> you but it's not so
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comfortable at the zbleost the sun will help. >> 80 is something to look forward to. in sports this morning, tiger woods has a two stroke penalty but not disqualified. his shot on the 15th hole yesterday hit the flag stick and bounced back into the water. she took his penalty drop two yards behind where he hit the original shot which was a violation of the rules. augusta national added to the two-point penalty to the score and is now five shots out of the lead. >> last night the warriors played the lakers trying to rebound to the loss to thunder. larry beil has the highlights from the exciting game in this morning's sports. good morning. seth curly went into torch mode, remember 54 points in the garden. same story last night in l.a. curry hitting from everywhere.
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three-point range, mid-range jumpers, hit 32 points in the first half. what turned into a horrific night for kobe, tied at 57 for the fourth back to seth, back to 3. 47 points total. kobe ties it had 34. then goes down, lakers saying a possibly torn tendon. curry, but the lakers win. driving an eight game winning streak, a's hosted them the team that knocked them out of the playoffs. detroit tigers. josh reddick received his gold glove award. a fielder, three round and in the ninth inning a 3-3 game and
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reddick showing that gold glove, robbing victor martinez in the wall. in the 12th, they are doing it get, walk-off magic, josh donaldson, opposite side of the field, good night, time to go home. >> giants and cubs went down in the ninth, giants trailing 23, 1 brandon belt that scores one. hunter pence flying around the bases, play at the plate, in there! giants up 3-2, romo is like money in the ninth, six for six until the wind is blowing and navaro it's the jetstream and gone. tied at 3, two innings later, castro off the wall. david dejesus and that ends it. romo's first blown save and cubs pull it out 4-3. mike shumann will be all the
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masters highlights at 5:00, 6:00 9:00 and 11:00. have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. coming up next, a big weekend for boat enthusiasts and special edition to
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here are the winning numbers from last night's mega millions draw, 1, 10, 13, 19, 21 and mega
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number 28. nobody correctly picked all six numbers. tuesday night's jackpot is estimated at $74 million. luxury on the water is on display this weekend at oakland's jack london square. all ties of boats to million dollar yachts, something you can buy if you win the mega millions draw. they are on sale at pacific boat show. it's a chance to learn more about the sailing world. this year, there is also an america's cup pavilion, information on the race and buy tickets. actual trophy will be on display and meteorologist frances dinglasan tells us, it's going to be a nice day to get outside and look at boats. >> it will be breezy, especially around the bay. 10-20 mile-per-hour winds, around the state partly cloudy conditions in california, 62 in high in tahoe and monterey.
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here in the bay area, lots of sunshine with temperatures in the 70s in some locations. >> look forward to getting outside. thank you so much for joining us on saturday morning news. we continue at 5:00 p.m. until then, you asked for it. the exclusive alarm clock app is available for your android phone or tablet and kindle fire. download it for free at amazon app store and on google. it's still available if you have an iphone. thanks so much for joining us.
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