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tv   KRON 4 News at 430pm  KRON  April 28, 2011 4:30pm-5:00pm PDT

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>> live, from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. >> pam: 4:30 p.m. the president is calling a catastrophic. he is talking about the tornadoes that have pounded the south. this one is huge, it is closing in on alabama area home of the university of alabama. at least two students were killed. this was just the beginning. part of the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. this was the scene, people getting their first good look at damage. this is what was left a
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whole neighborhoods are gone. homes where they stood piles of garbage. the death toll keeps climbing. at last count at least 280 people killed across the south. but within 2/3 in alabama. another alabama and town hard hit, lookit this, at least in this one spot people were killed. president obama will be in alabama friday. he will view the damage, visit with some of the families. roughly 1 million homes, businesses without power. this is torture, homes just obliterated -- people only had a few minutes' warning to try to take shelter. it hit six states, alabama, georgia, buckers sought
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tennessee. -- tennessee. this is video in mississippi, another huge tornado, as they keep going down the road you see it begins to move very quickly periling across the road. that card gets awfully close. you can't help but wonder what would happen if a tornado suddenly changed direction. back in alabama and university students said it was hard to compare this to anything else he has seen. >> the only thing were seeing the damage done, by katrina, ivan, dennis. the way the storm surge picked up crowds. the damage here is a lot worse. >> pam: this is damage from virginia. the storm tore up
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orders. beating people's belongings exposed. here is a look at some of the voters posted online. >> reporter: images everywhere,, twitter, here's a video i saw on twitter. it shows the tornado from the third floor, will you can see it is just growing. 20 seconds later, it moves from the right-left. it looks like it's been growing. , here's a picture that i found on twitter, this is a small part. this building on the hill, reduced to a large pile of debris. the caption of the pitcher said " the tornado cut this brother across the highway ". cars abandoned on the side of the road -- house.
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>> reporter: here's a look there where the storms travel, you can see the storm that started here in texas last week. it has been making its way across the united states, to the point where they amid all the way to the east coast. taking a look here, you can see the storm started here. bring in eastern texas. they made their way in this direction small and tornadoes, heavy winds, rain. north carolina was spirit. i want to take a closer look at alabama. one of the most unusual things is how far the tornados have traveled. you can see some of the storm cells travel more than 100 mi.. the most severe one, it traveled 13 3 mi.. typically it will drop a few tornadoes, move a bit, these ones are staying
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fierce, strong. moving very quickly. wreaking destruction. >> pam: it has been for this and the gunman opened fire killing two people, wounding four others at ste. jimmy's restaurant and bar. sweet jimmy's remains closed. there's still trying to identify the suspects in the shooting. more than 300 students and their families held the march. they want to honor the memory of one of the victims 22 year-old adam williams. he worked in an after-school program. he was one of the people killed in the shooting. it was an emotional day for these students who made the sense for the march. >> peace for adam. peace for all. >> of very disappointed that adam died.
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>> i played basketball with him after school, he likes it, he's very nice as kids. >> i roads i love you add them. and on this side a d a m. adam always in our hearts. -- he was like a big brother to me. i loved him a lot. (crying) i wish she did not leave. >> pam: school administrators say he had a great relationship with the students. in fact adam williamson attended the elementary school as a child. >> reporter: went heavily and howling out there this afternoon, sustained in the '20s. -- when speeds. 26 in oakland, redwood city, fairfield. as you can see pretty much widespread in
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the '20s. pretty breezy, it will stay that way into the evening. overnight, expected to die down. the man had died down completely. a little cooler than indicated here. friday, warmer, a warming trend in to the weekend. details coming up. we will be right back with the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just the kron 4 morning news, weather and traffic in just a few moments. ññ hey marcel, watch this!
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>> pam: nfl draft will take place tonight all of the labor dispute continues. we're live in a draft party in santa clara. >> reporter: we're at the santa clara convention center. for the last five years the san francisco 49ers have opened their doors. the draft has an even started yet, there's a least 300 people here. here pcl line to get autographs. over
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the shoulder i see eric, tina turner, a super bowl champions. it is nothing but a party of out here. it will go on and on, all through the first round. behind the camera, there's a huge stadium. the voice of the san francisco 49ers, ted rogers is talking to the fans. you can only imagine when the 49ers' pick this joint will be jumping. next hour i will join you with another update on the nfl draft. >> pam: we will look for your next report, we want to remind everyone,: don't iss kron4's exclusive coverage of the 100th running of the zazzle bay to breakers. sunday morning, may 15th, 8:00 a.m. we will have exclusive coverage. we will have cameras all along the course. starting at 8:00
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winds are really picking up, storm tracker 4 all the
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ring, snow is staying well to the north. when speed is 20 mi. an hour. . future cast, linda dense in the other plenties. clear these appear inglewood linda doesn't fill the '20s in. they will die down, still little reason 1111. and off later on early morning, when it comes down even more. this will keep temperatures from cooling down area it will feel cooler. winds are expected to die down even more. temperatures warm more than today, 70 fairfield, vallejo, 62 san francisco. still pretty breezy along the coast. los '60s, for the south bay. big warmup in the weekend. saturday's = '70s.
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the bus driver de e = '70s. warming even more into sunday. temperatures will reach the '80s. extended forecasts, '80s inland on sunday, continuing all the way into next week. warmer tuesday, wednesday. low eighties for the bay shore, 87 at the coastline. >> pam: just one day away from the royal wedding. >> reporter: royal wedding with a cast of thousands and predicted audience of billions. on friday, everyone has a part. this morning them wedding program was released jerry had--
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including this photo of the happy couple. hundreds of well wishes are gathering out. some, more organized. >> sleeping bags, chairs, thousands of street parties are being held. camped out for the princess diana's wedding. this time he will be a guest. >> it's a huge privilege. >> reporter: and change into the guest list, syria's ambassador to the uk has had his invitation with john in response to that violence. every last detail is being rehearsed. the bride and groom have familiarize themselves with the surroundings. on wednesday they went to a private rehearsal. 10:51 a.m. the future queen will leave the hotel for westminster abbey. they have a long trail
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tradition. queen mum enjoyed after noon tee. hundreds of thousands of people will be a part of the action, and not make it, you can join in on line. this is the official whetting program. officials were awaiting 2011 .org. inside all of the hymns, order service, you can take part from the comfort of your living room. reporting from london. >> pam: rob is back and is claiming to be excited about the royal wedding. are you going to watch? >> reporter: all the guys, do the manly thing and watch the well rebel plath's and watch the will redding. -- and watched the old royal
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wedding. keeping in mind these are rich families. >> they keep saying we will keep it low key, given the economy. think what it would be if it was a low-key. >> $33 million for security, it's about $27,000 for a wedding in the united states. young couples should save money. >> reporter: that's a typical cross? 27,000. >> reporter: it's looking to cost about a hundred and $33 million. which the militants are fighting the costs. basically the taxpayers cover security and cleanup. did this, the queen's diamond anniversary. -- the head this coming. olympics, london is really well- positioned. her dress is $50,000. that seems cheap.
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>> reporter: it doesn't seem cheap to me. >> reporter: no pride of mine is mine that. >> reporter: take the money, travel. i mean they can't. but it has. >> or charities. something diana stood for. typically impulse than $800 million a year. this is just another day. but americans, europeans are obsessed with them. >> reporter: give a plug one you're here. >> reporter: i am teaching you how to create wealth. 9:00 a.m.-man. -- noon. in the afternoon we will teach you how to protect your wealth. one of them is greater for under 40, one is over 50. >> reporter: maybe jaqueline
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will be there. more coverage on them for zero wedding. >> reporter: the program was released, royal weddings official website. i will tell you all about it coming up. >> to the advice and views are those of rob black and not that of kron4. always consult a broker before taking action. ♪ you'll run outside
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>> pam: today the official program was released on line for prince william and keep little tint. kimberly had sullivan. it was released here, let's go ahead and check it out, first i know this is on the second to last page. i wanted to assure you it first. it's a beautiful new black and white picture of that too.
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--the two. you can download the program as a souvenir 13 page, i book. first, here's a note from kate, saying they hope will be one of the happiest days of their lives. they signed casually it was just their first names. it also includes a map, a time table, when music will be played, the order and all of the powers and hymns. if you'd like to check it out to visit, kron4 has your coverage of the royal wedding. be sure digestion mark bright and early to bring you every moment. >> pam: traffic, the golden gate traffic is moving well. a bit sluggish. all and all pretty good. north and southbound. san francisco, 80, it is backed up, barely
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>> live, from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. >> pam: tonight the cells is reeling from a wave of tornadoes than any other. -- south. straight ahead the latest numbers in the mounting death toll. unforgettable in images of the storm. hundreds of people are dead, dozens of towns, neighborhoods where it off the map. catherine? >> reporter: the demonstration is incredible. they have all


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