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clinton and donald trump know the race is over in california so volunteers are looking east of california, making calls to voters in key states. >> is there any chance you'd be out early to vote? >> volunteers are asking supporters nationwide to vote erly and have a plan. >> if you plan for something, you're mentally more committed to doing it. it's a important election. >> reporter: saturday, the phone bank will have extended hours with a sizeable lead, the focus is now on battle ground states, north carolina, arizona, nevada and colorado. they're telling voters to make sure there are no mistakes on the mail in ballots. a 2004 study found in 201269,000
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mailed ballots were rejected for not being signed. >> we encourage people to read instructions carefully. sometimes, they have to make sure the signature matches that on a driver's license. >> everyone that is undecided we're having ground troops that are going to visit every person. >> they're focusing on swing states. >> we're doing whatever we can to get donald trump elected. >> there is a way to track your ballot online to see if it has been counted. go to your county elections office website. both candidates are focussed in north carolina tonight. take a look at this. hillary clinton and donald trump's planes were on the same
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tarmac today in raleigh. right now, hillary clinton is holding a rally with bernie sanders and pop star pharrell williams. >> she made me a better president. she understands policy. >> donald trump is working to win the support of moderate republicans and independents. his wife, melania was in pennsylvania campaigning alone for the first time, defending her husband as someone who is in touch with the middle class. >> every time my husband learned of a factory closing, in ohio, or north carolina, or here, in pennsylvania, i saw him get very upset. >> today, trump's former rival, ted cruz urged supporters to vote for trump and republicans up and down the ticket if they want lower health insurance
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premiums. >> election day is in five days. polls will be open statewide from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. if you're handing in a vote by mail ballot it must arrive by 8:00 p.m. ballots mailed must be postmarked by election day. the u.s. postal service will deliver all ballots regardless of the postage. we have a valuable tool on to help you prepare for election day. just click on icon for your voice, your vote. and then enter your resource. alameda county prosecutors filed charges against another oak reasoned police officer. the charging documents say terrell smith accessed the criminal data base five times to
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look up jasmine abuslin and gave that information to abuslin. she's a former prostitute who says she had sex with dozens of officers, some when she was under age. five other agencies and offices have been charged with crimes ranging from having sex with a minor to obstruction of justice. also, a crash involving a muni bus, sky 7 over 16 blg and folsom streets. a career ended i bus, injuring six people. a large scale search effort is going on. and it's happening on 7th street near the bart tracks. laura? >> we've seen large equipment front loaders and the like going
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back and forth. that activity seems to have subsided but we see a dozen police vehicles behind me. this effort is shrouded in secrecy. from the ground, we can see two dozen investigators and crew members digging and moving dirt around with front loaders and dump trucks. >> we're withholding information. >> investigators would only say they're looking for evidence. >> it will have several levels of what equipment we use to potentially uncover evidence. >> and they would not confirm that crews were looking for human remains. police is the lead agency and fbi is assisting with the
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evidence response team. >> we're going to follow evidence. whatever evidence we find here, we'll follow it. we're going to follow where that takes us. >> it includes the port, bart, and union pacific railroad. sky 7 was over arroyo park. investigators are determining a gender and age of the individual. authorities say they're treating this as a suspicious one. a renowned bay area chef and restauranture is in trouble with the law. the chp arrested him on charges of driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance. the 54-year-old owns restaurants in san francisco and yontville. a spokesperson saying he is embarrassed but disputes the
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charges filed against him. a berkeley nanny tonight is charged with abusing a 6-month-old boy. ingrid perez worked as a nanny for a number of different families over ten years. inthis instance, the parents provided surveillance video. the child was examined and released with no apparent injuries. the u.s. attorney's war on medical marijuana is over in berkeley. the berkeley patient's group claims to be the oldest medical marijuana dispensary in the nation. it's been fighting to survive. the justice department threatened to take action against the group's landlord in an effort to shut >> i think we've expected bpg's case would be dismissed earlier than it has. >> we reached out today but
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there has been no comment from the u.s. attorney. >> we're still in the middle of the five-year drought but there is good news tonight. this year some improvement. a rainy fall pulled state another 12% of the state was rated abnormally dry. that is for areas coming into, or going out of a drought. this was the view from sky 7 today. a high surf advisory is in effect from point reyes to big sur. some are willing to take a risk for an exhilarating good time. >> the temperatures coming down
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here, as mentioned there is a high surf advisory in effect until 5:00 in the morning. that means for some people, for others, it means fun. >> when waves are crashing, you don't turn your back. >> there is a fishing line into the water. one fisherman says it's for the birds. >> if you're going to fish here now, tough luck if you can catch something. >> off the coast on ocean beach, catching waves is easy. >> it's something you want to prepare for. >> this hawaiian surfer was checking out the waves getting tuned up for the surf competition. >> a lot of guys like to challenge themselves.
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this is a good place to challenge yourself. >> it's a bad place to fool around with. high surf means powerful rip tides that can drag a person out to see. >> they're pretty big and heavy. there is a lot of water moving there. >> for many, it's best to watch it move from a distance. >> some life and electrical researchers spent 10 years working on a project for nasa. >> this can also help forecast the weather. only abc7 news has a view of how it works. >> conditions are calm and ocean conditions tough. we'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up in just a moment. a saga of san francisco's leading and sinking skyscraper
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includes a lawsuit. what the city wants from the developers. >> he talks and makes me laugh. a woman, left widowed talks about the husband she lost and the family she now raises alone. her story is next. on abc7 news at 6:00
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. today, police released identity of a man they say killed a popular south bay economics instructor, shot just south of downtown. his widow spoke with abc7 news today. >> the suspect is being held without bail here at the county jail. family he members tell me they're trying to process everything that happened, but now, in light of new information they're left with more questions than answers. it was the senseless crime that took a beloved instructor away from his wife and two children. >> just like a needle stabbing my heart every time they're talking about the death. you know?
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>> and a devastating blow to the life they'd built. >> nothing can bring my husband back. nothing. that is why -- i want him to be back. i i can't do anything to bring him back. i can't. >> he was shot and killed in front of a home near willow and sherman in san jose wex learned he was sitting inside of a parked car with a woman when someone came up and demanded his wallet. he initially turned it over, but went on a chase after the suspect who fatally shot him in the chest. >> he don't know what he did to bring our families to suffer. especially my daughters they miss their dad so bad. miss him, love him. >> police released this surveillance video and tips from the public led investigators to this man. 28-year-old eddie ruiz charged with murder and attempted robbery. for now, she is bracing for what
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could be a lengthy >> saying i don't want someone to hurt you. >> ruiz is expected to return to court in november. in san jose, chris nguyen, abc7 news. new at 6:00, the long delay $300 million willits bypass is open. the stretch routes traffic along a bottle neck and thois of people turned out for opening ceremonies today, live streamed on facebook. a parade of classic cars led the way this afternoon. a portion is named for jesse pittman, a electrical navy s.e.a.l. killed in afghanistan.
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abc7 news reported on major environmental issues and construction problems that led to a huge cost overrun. i have been bringing those stories to you for several years. you can see the reports on san francisco city attorney filed suit against the sinking millennium tower high rise. he is accusing the development of defrauding homeowners. herrera contends they knew about the problem a year before they were for sale. >> they sold the condominiums for a handsome profit, they were legally required to disclose it. >> developers say the city is trying to avoid paying for harm caused. they say tunnelling is removing ground water, causing the tower
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to sink. . a few clouds now, high, thin clouds, high temperatures in the 70s at the coast. many coastal locations as well as around the bay. it could reach heights of 20 feet. the post sunset sky from our camera, just mild outside. 68 degrees now in oakland, and san jose, 69 in gilroy. and this is a view looking eastward, it's 68 in santa rosa.
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novato, 63. and one more view here at abc7 against part of that san francisco skyline and above average temperatures again, tomorrow, a chance of showers in the north bay saturday night into very early sunday and it will go away and we'll have a mild weather pattern. low temperatures mid to upper 40s inland valleys our chilliest locations. around the bay, low temperatures in low to mid-50s and tomorrow, sunny skies, mild again. and highs around or above 70 on the coast and mid-70s and upper 70s inland. much of the state in the central and southern portions of the state remains under drought. there is encouraging news where it's drought free, 12%, in fact
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is now drought free. here is our storm impact scale. p 1 to 5, approaching system ranks one, a storm of light intensity, bringing showers to the north bay. that is overnight into sunday. and rainfall from a tenth of an inch, less than a tenth of an inch to the central part of the bay area, and mainly dry in the south bay. here is the accu-weather forecast. we fall back to standard time sunday morning but rain will fall and it will be dry monday. many people voted already. a good day to go outside. and it's going to be milder. >> go outside. >> thanks spencer.
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>> are things going from bad to worse? another government agency. >> a rematch of the western conference finals between warriors and thunder. we want to see the videos and photos. just use he's the drug company big shot who raised the price of a lifesaving pill by five thousand percent. said he wished he'd raised it more. prop sixty-one targets drug company price-gouging to save lives. the drug price relief act will save californians nearly a billion dollars a year. join the california nurses association and aarp
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and vote yes on sixty-one. the drug giants won't like it. and he'll hate it.
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tonight, buildings around the world will light up in teal. president ronald reagan designated november as alzheimer's awareness month. the bank isn't saying what is being investigated for, only that it relates to sales practices that landed knit hot water. sec joins a long list of
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government agencies looking into the bank for issues related to the creation of millions of accounts. facebook warned it expects growth to slow, today, the stock lost seven points and the dow down 28 points, s and p dropped for the 8th day this, is the longest losing streak since october, 2008, during the great recession. >> more people are subjecting their bod yeses to temperatures as low as 180 degrees below 0. >> it is called cryo therapy, and it is cold. the benefits, as well as health alert from regulators. >> she's now working to make an app store obsolete.
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her story, ahead on abc7 news. >> it's just hard to because shevery year. ow that it kills 40,000 californians... because she doesn't understand what cancer is.
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because she can't spell emphysema. because she is a butterfly, who fights fires. because she is my daughter, and the surgeon general says that raising tobacco taxes... is a proven way to make sure she never smokes. that's why i'm voting yes on 56.
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a real mystery on the campus of sonoma state university. and this afternoon, the discovery of a body of a man. >> it took 24 hours for sheriff investigators to transfer a male body found in the woods, that body is caked with mud. recovery began on what would have been the most beautiful fall morning. >> my thought is schools are supposed to be safe places right? >> a landscaper found the body around noon yesterday, some 200 feet from a busy parking lot.
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and sheriff deputies said only the body is fresh, buried under a creek. the sheriff reports no one missing from sonoma state university. one person came here out of concern for a missing local friend. we may know more after an autopsy tonight. >> once we unearth this body, we can try to match it up with missing person reports. a peaceful college campus that felt safe until it didn't anymore. >> it's scary to be alone. and there is a body found here.
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>> oakland took a step toward supporting a city-sanctioned homeless camp. you pass over what some are calling city hall tent cities. today a committee considered spending $130,000 on services and the idea is to establish a pilot program giving campers a place to pitch tents. a pipe line safety inspection got tense in the east bay. pg and e contractors were cutting doe down trees. saying pg and e broke a promise on ways to inspect the trees. pg and e says it got permission to clear the trees out and it is
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relocating them. >> it is based on legal advice that is notness ily true. >> athletes and celebrities are spreading the word about cryotherapy. >> temperatures are freezing cold and the centers are popping up around the bay area. >> cold is getting hot here. federal regulators warn some claims are unproven. many are convinced of the benefits. >> more people are subjecting themselves to freezing temperatures in hopes of clearing what ails them.
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temperatures as low as 180 degrees bee will he 0. >> getting relief and >> the chambers are in the bay area and across the >> many benefits come from it and you're going to get mood elevation. >> kevin kramer says the company could expand from nine locations to 28. he described therapy as cold shock and says it stim you'll yates blood flow. >> range of motion and improvements and recovery.
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>> sessions last from two and a half to three and a half minutes. >> it implies that it's therapeutic. there is a wellness benefit to it. >> craig heller says it reenergizes the body. saying it is use by the athletes and says claims of some centsers have gone too far. >> there is a lot of hype. it's not supported by good science. >> the fda warns some centers may be making misleading claims about treating as in a and weight gain. the fda is concerned with centers and u.s. cryo therapy
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doesn't do that. and says it doesn't make claims. >> the weight loss, and the skin conditions, you won't find those on the website. >> people are finding benefits on owe their oevenlt. >> he says they're working on support for claims. >> i know people are going to say you danced around what it can do. >> i won't debate that. >> if you go to, i'll tell you about the first state to release guidelines for cryotherapy and the tragic accident that prompted it. you can catch it online. it's interesting. >> it's really interesting stuff. this is really taking off.
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>> coming up at 6:00 when a student becomes a teacher. >> this amazing woman is back on campus, teaching. how she's blazing a trail that could change the way all of us use our phones and computers. >> this camera could help safe lives. stay with us.
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the youngest venture capitalist in the bay area. >> the bright young man started at stanford. >> among the students, the team that built a robotic lawyer as a class project. >> apparently, hundreds of people applied. i'm lucky to be here. >> here, it's the best of the best like earnestine fu. she's not attending the class. she's back here, teaching it. >> it's about how do you examine and understand start ups and entrepreneurship through venture
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capitalists. >> with guest speakers like the former head of mattel and sega... >> i said that the stupidist thing i heard. >> blackstorm isn't building an app, but something much bigger. >> saying i want to play candy crush to doing it can take ten minu minutes to an hour. >> she says developers are tired of building for iphone, and android and the web. so black storm is making tools that let the web do everything apps can could, and fast. >> there is no down load, no install. >> fu is doing what she did in college. finding talented people, giving them resources to build great games, web games just as fast and complex. >> it has to feel smooth as
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butter. >> apple and google taking a cut of the profits and if anyone can take on a giant, there is a good chance it is earnestine fu. >> foggel home will respond to spoken commands and capable of answering questions, checking a calendar, turning on the tv and more. see how well it worked. >> see how this instrument c
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he's the drug company big shot who raised the price of a lifesaving pill by five thousand percent. said he wished he'd raised it more. prop sixty-one targets drug company price-gouging to save lives. the drug price relief act will save californians nearly a billion dollars a year. join the california nurses association and aarp and vote yes on sixty-one. the drug giants won't like it. and he'll hate it. technology was developed in a research lab in pal yes alto. >> david louie takes a look at its life saving potential. >> out in space there is
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lightning from 5 to 13 miles wide this, is going to be capturing each cold and setting data to the ground. we're dressed in suits. >> it looks for atomic oxygen created by. >> it turns out to be a good predictor and it empower meteorologists to provide early warnings. it will be joined by another instrument. >> solar flares affect things like radio propigation. >> the data from this sat will be available to help people know of fast changing conditions. >> we're going to be saving lives by better predicting
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weather on the ground. >> this instrument will be joined by five others which will be launched december 16th from cape canaveral and going into space, 22,000 miles. and we have breaking news to tell you about right now. one happening at sfo. let's take a look at the airport now. >> we have learned part of a terminal is being evacuated. we know there are no injuries reported and we'll bring information to you here in the newscast. if there is time and on our twitter feed. part of a terminal at sfo is being evacuated for some reason. >> let's turn to our weather. >> yes. more rain may be coming.
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a calm weather pattern is continuing. no threat of rainfall, tomorrow, will be a sunnier, milder day with highs from about 70s on the coast to mid-70s around the bay. we rank the system one, producing showers in the north bay. and climate prediction with rainfall yut look. and we're predicting dry weather in the bay area as well with exception of light showers saturday night and sunday. here is the accu-weather forecast. showers moving through. we begin the week dry next week with clouds and mild again, mild to
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>> larry beil will join with us a look ahead at sports. larry? >> kevin durant spent eight years playing for oklahoma city tonight. he faces okc as a member of the golden state warriors. we'll hear from kd, on the emotions of going off against russell west brook and company. they prey on our children, spending billions. addicting 17,000 california kids each year. eventually killing one-third of them. now tobacco companies are spending millions to... defeat prop 56. because in every state that's raised tobacco taxes, smoking rates go down. so who are you going to trust? pediatricians, cancer groups and the califronia pta who all... support prop 56.
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or the tobacco companies trying to kill it. vote yes on 56.
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good evening, hairy beal is live from oracle arena. kevin durant and russell west brooke on the court today last time they were teammates and left the court losers to the warriors in the playoffs. i want to show you video that our colleague mark spears took as durant walked up the tunnel after the loss to golden state in the western conference finals. now, durant is despised back at okc. we bring in mike shumann. shu, i don't know what is going
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to happen tonight. >> russell west brooke would like to prove i don't need kevin durant. all i want to do is beat them when you face them again. >> russell westbrook is in attack mode. i don't know if he goes for 50 points. might take 50 shots. >> these guys are considered the play, tonight, there is going to be fire works. >> here is kd. his thoughts on this game. >> i can't really predict my emotions. >> if you win, that will take care of everything. i'm going to play to win.
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>> just trying to find a way to win. i told you guys i'm not asking anymore questions. if you want to talk about basketball we're able to talk about that. >> neither guy wants to talk about this that much but it is the theme tonight. durant is public enemy number one back in okc. i had a chance to talk with a friend who happens to be the thunder radio broadcaster. i asked him about the reaction to durant's decision. >> after kd made the decision, i sense you were between suicidal and homicidal. >> kevin is acting he is surprised but when you're embedded from day one, he chose
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a different path. it shocked everybody. it's been a shock to the system. and they've recovered and it's going to be more of a defensive minded team. >> every time kd and russ face each other, it is going to be documented. let's talk about the major event in sports. where have we heard about deficits before? so draymond green knows about the misery of blowing a lead and last night tweeted this out. a shot at the fans and thunder
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blew a lead to golden state. >> this sucks, sucks. >> draymond green. >> and they picked up an option for $7 million. and that is a good move by the giants because they need starters. >> that is a wrap. going to be fun and we'll have highlights at 9:00 and 11:00. >> coming up, new army wants
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you, if you're overweight. >> and then, on abc7 news at 11:00 an east bay nanny has been arrested. the infant at the center of the case. >> and that is this edition of abc7 news. >> from the entire news team, have a great evening. >> see you later.
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okay. pleasure to have them here. all right, rachel and sharon, i hope you have supporters up there, and i'm sure you do. good luck to all of you. let's go to work in the jeopardy! round, shall we? all right, here are your categories in the first round... next... you're gonna love it. its name will be within the text of the clue. and finally... those three letters are going to come up in each correct response, in that order. vivek, start us. let's go to office fantasy football team names for $200. rachel. who is drew brees? brees, yes. let's do shakespeare's women for $400.


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