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shelter in place is because of a fire. the fire is burning at a scrapyard near south 4-th street and wright avenue in richmond. that's where we find kron-4's charles clifford...charles what are the concerns tonight? well, right now i'm standing along 4th street and this fire is burning behind me in the simms metal management scrap yard. here's a closer lookthe fire was reported around 5 this evening. the flames are burning in a scrap yard just south of interstate 580. the pile is about 20-30 feet high. there are multiple fire crews here trying to get this under control. there's also a huge plume of smoke blowing to the north west. that has prompted a shelter inplace advisory for anyone living in the iron triangle or north richmond areas. residents are asked to stay in their homes and keep the windows shut until further notice. we will be here through out the evening with updates. in richmond,c harles clifford kron 4 news.
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"this is our new american moment. there has never been a better time to start living the american dream."the big story out of washington tonight ... president trump delivers an upbeat verdict on the state of the union. "tonight, i call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground, and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people we were elected to serve."that appeal apparently not impressing congressional democrats. (steve) the president's first state of the union was one of the longest ever...and we carried it live her on kron4.(pam) the president addressed a variety of topics...and had a couple surprises up his sleeve that north korea's regime will surely pay attention to. grant lodes begins our coverage tonght. (grant) toward the end of
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the nearly hour and a half speech...president trump recognized a north korean defector. also in attendance...the family of otto warmbier...the american stundet who died of injuries suffered while in north korean custody. there were tense moments...immigration....but also moments where the president summoned unity...and tried to quote..."seek out common ground." so to every citizen watching at home tonight -- no matter where you have been, or where you come from, this is your time. if you work hard, if you believe in yourself, if you believe in america, then you can dream anything, you can be anything, and together, we can achieve anything.(grant) he touted the gop tax plan...clean coal jobs...and the record breaking stock market. (grant) the boos and jeers from democrats came when the president brought up immigration...touting the new white house proposal as a compromise that both republicans and democrats can support. he talked about ending chain migration and said... it's time to begin
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moving toward a merit based immigration system... that admits people who will contribute to our society. my duty, and the sacred duty of every elected official in this chamber, is to defend americans -- to protect their safety, their families, their communities, and their right to the american dream. because americans are dreamers too.(grant) other topics...the president said we need to get tougher on dealers who are part of the opiod drug crisis...not mentioning pharmacutical companies. as for nuclear as for companies.pharmacutical mentioning crisis...not opiod drug are part of the dealers who tougher on we need to get president said topics...the other (grant) other topics...the president said we need to get tougher on dealers who are part of the opiod drug crisis...not mentioning pharmacutical companies. as for nuclear weapons...which obviously touches on growing tentions in north korea...mister trump said he
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wants to eliminate nukes...and says we must modernize and rebuild our nuclear arsenal...hopefully never having to use it but making it so strong and powerful that it will deter any acts of aggression. (pam) thank you grant. i'm now joined kron 4 analyst tom del beccaro... the president the president outlined his plan tonight for immigration...
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((steve))and shortly after the president's speech...the official democratic response was delivered by representative joe kennedy the third. he slammed the president's policies, saying the administration is playing favorites.,.but today that promise is being broken. by an administration that callously appraises our worthiness and decides who makes the cut and who can be bargained away.they are turning american life into a zero-sum game.where, in order for one to win, another must lose.where we can guarantee america's safety if we slash our safety net.we can extend healthcare to mississippi if we gut it in massachusetts.we can cut taxes for corporations today if we raise them for families tomorrow.we can take care of sick kids if we sacrifice dreamers.
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(steve) and our coverage continues online. go to kron-4 dot com there you will find the full address from the president... the democratic response following his speech. and a gallery of photos from inside congress. all at kron-4 dot com (pam) san francisco police arrested a teacher in a child abuse investigation. andres tobar turned himself in to police this morning around 11-35. the 47 year old had been under investigation in a case involving a minor. that child is an elementary school student. tobar is an employee with the san francisco unified school district, he was arrested and booked for felony child endangerment and abuse. (steve) to the south bay. where we are learning more about what happened...when a woman armed with a gun... was shot by police.(pam) officers have identified the woman as
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55 year old teresa haddox...she is expeced to survive. the incident happened yesterday on feller avenue in san jose...after a neighbor told police that haddox... was armed with a shotgun...and threatening to commit suicide. chief garcia says most officers have undergone mandatory training in dealing with suicidal individuals... but in this case... he says there was little time for officers to engage haddox... whom garcia says... was threatening the lives of the responding officers. (sot) chief eddie garcia/san jose police".....she emerged from the residence holding a shotgun, as she emerged from the residence, she raised the gun and pointed it at the officers, at that point one of the officers fired once, hitting the woman and she went to the ground..."(steve) ground..."(steve) teresa haddox is to be charged with seven counts of threatening a police officer...brandishing a firearm and assault with a deadly weapon. coming up at eight..
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walgreens settling a major lawsuit over expired baby food. what they agreed to give bay area counties. plus. another east bay man dies snorkeling in hawaii. the third local victim in just weeks. we talk to a dive instructor about why this may be happening. and next. how a north bay county is trying to ease the rebuilding process for those who lost everything in deadly wildfires... legend has it, the first voyagers arrived on canoes, sailing the seas day and night. they knew where they were going, by watching the clouds move in the sky or the way their boats rocked. that's how the waves and stars would speak to them. guide them. sometimes, you can find your way in the world, by getting lost in it. let your legend begin at aulani, a one-of-a-kind disney resort in hawaii
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hi, we're alaska airlines. and we don't just fly lumberjacks to glaciers. we fly all kinds of people all kinds of places. like app developers to mexico city. musically inclined novelists to nashville. and pilates instructors to palm springs. sure, we love a good glacier. but we also like a little cocoa butter. from the west coast to the world. alaska airlines. that's how we fly. (pam) many of the north bay fire survivors who are ready to begin the rebuilding process ... will be getting quite a bit of financial help from sonoma county.(steve) it's slashing permit fees, and supervisors have approved a way to make the whole permit process go faster. kron four's spencer blake explains how, from santa rosa. (looklive)"i'm on the campus of the sonoma county buildings, right across the street from the administration building and now there's a new line of five portable
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buildings going down this curb, and expect long lines coming out of them when they start helping people get their building permits fast."(pkg) the actual rebuilding of homes in santa rosa after the october wildfires just began a couple weeks ago with this home in coffey park.but thousands of families are getting to the point where they're ready to rebuild...but have to get through the sonoma county permit process first. chair of the board of supervisors james gore was excited to share a plan that he says won't let beuracracy get in the way."what we have done is approved setting up its own recovery and resilience center here in the county to process only permits at an expedited and reduced cost factor so that people can get back to their lives." starting on febbruary 13th, these portable buildings on the county's campus will be dedicated soley to processing permit applications.that way it will go faster, allowing someone to have everything taken care of in as little as eight days."it's not just about how fast it's expedited. it's that people have a really good understanding and certainty that they're going to be able to build their lives around."a company contracted from marin county will be set up to handle the applications and the analyses of site plans, etcetera.and what might be the most helpful to people who lost everything...are lower permit fees.the county is slashing them by 30 to 40 percent.that means someone with a
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21-hundred square foot house, for example, could save about three thousand bucks.and if you already started getting your permit before this announcement, don't worry."we will also give you a rebate to these new fee schedules. so we don't want to penalize somebody if they jumped on the gun and they're already out there and they're already getting their permits." (looklive)"right now the county has a two-year agreement with the contractor coming in to help expedite this permit process.in santa rosa, spencer blake, kron four news." (steve) walgreens has reached a settlement with 3 bay area counties over an expired baby food lawsuit. that lawsuit alleged walgreen was selling expired baby food, formula, and over the counter drugs. now they have agreed to pay 2-million
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dollars to settle the suit. the money will go to santa clara, contra costa, san mateo and santa cruz counties. the company did not admit liability. but will have employees remove expired items from the shelves. and post signs asking customers to check expiration dates. (steve) happening now. people are getting ready for a show in the sky. set your alarms set for three thirty am if you don't want to miss it(pam) for the first time since 1866, a blue supermoon will coincide with a lunar eclipse.scientists are calling it the 'super blue - blood moon' .. kron 4's gabe slate went to the nasa ames research center in mountain view, to hear from the experts .... why this is such a big deal, and also some tips on how to make the most of it. sound of alarm clocks going off... if you can get up early wednesday morning... you can witness something in the sky that we have not seen since 1866... a super blue blood moon... a trifecta... a blue moon, a super moon, and a
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total lunar eclipse at the same time. a blue moon is the second full moon of the month. a super moon is when the moon is closer to earth in its orbit making it about 14 percent brighter... and because the eclipse is taking place in the morning, while the moon is passing through the earth's shadow it will take on a reddish tint, known as a blood moon.sound from rick elphic planetary scientist with nasa :it's not often you get to see something like this. rick elphic planetary scientist with nasa, explains how that red color we see on the blood moon is light cast from earth... sound from rick elphic planetary scientist with nasa :it's all the sunrises and sunsets of earth only red makes it out of the atmospherethe lunar eclipse takes place between 4am and 6am. rick says if you can get up to a higher elevation where you can see the western horizon without obstacles that would be good.... sound from rick elphic planetary scientist with nasa :binoculars are good in mountain view gabe slate kron 4 news
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(steve) turning to our four zone forecast.. kron-4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now. (pam) lawrence will we be able to see this special super moon lawrence karnow: we enoyed a lot of sunshine and warmer weather today with some highs in the low 70s. it will be a nice mild evening and more spring like weather is ahead. if you're going out tonight you'll need a light jacket or coat. temperatures will begin mild but cool off rapidly. you can see some rain on doppler radar but it is well to the north. high pressure can be seen on the satellite image. it's a rather flat ridge allowing a few clouds to move over from time to time but we'll stay dry. as we head
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toward the later part of the week the ridge will strengthen to bring more sunshine and temperatures well above normal. for tomorrow we will see sunshine and a few clouds with mild temperatures in the 60s. we can expect a similar day on thursday. by friday offshore winds begin to clear our skies and bring unusually warm weather all the way to the coast. warm and dry weather will continue into the weekend.
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new ahead at 8 a mom dragged from court after lunging at her sons' alleged killer. what she said made her lose control. and next. california is expected to generate billions in legal marijuana revenue ... but officials are having trouble figuring out where all that money will go. one possible solution .. ahead woman: so, greg,
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state treasure john chiang says, his office would examine how a weed bank might function. legal pot sales began january 1-st. however, many banks do not want to handle the marijuana money... for fear of legal trouble with the federal government. the state study looking into marijuana banks... is expected to take about a year. (steve) a request to collect money from o.j. simpson was denied in court today. while simpson was acquitted of two counts of murder in 1994 - a civil court jury later found him liable for wrongful death...and ordered him to pay millions of dollars. but today a superior court judge refused the move to get simpson to pay off some of that debt with money from appearances and autographs. simpson's attorney says his client has made several multi-million dollar offers to the goldman family in the past. coming up at eight.. three bay area men... among nine to die in hawaii doing a popular tourist activity. what could be behind the surge in snorkeling deaths.
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plus. another tech bus becomes a target on the freeway...what's being done to find out who is behind the attacks.(pam) and we are following breaking news out of richmond.(steve) a shelter in place expands in the east bay ...over a massive scrap yard fire... a live report is next at at&t, we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet,
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neighborhood..(steve) it's all because of a major fire burning at a scrap yard. the fire is burning near south 4-th street and wright avenue in richmond. that's where we find kron-4's charles clifford...charles what's the latest. well, right now i'm standing along 4th street and this fire is burning behind me in the simms metal management scrap yard. here's a closer lookthe fire was reported around 5 this evening. the flames are burning in a scrap yard just south of interstate 580. the pile is about 20-30 feet high. there are multiple fire crews here trying to get this under control. there's also a huge plume of smoke blowing to the north west. that has prompted a shelter inplace advisory for anyone living in the iron triangle or north richmond areas. residents are asked to stay in their homes and keep the windows shut until further notice. we will be here through out the evening with updates. in richmond,c harles clifford kron 4 news. lawrence karnow: we enoyed a
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lot of sunshine and warmer weather today with some highs in the low 70s. it will be a nice mild evening and more spring like weather is ahead. if you're going out tonight you'll need a out tonight you're going ahead. if like weather is more spring evening and be a nice mild low 70s. it will highs in the with some weather today and warmer of sunshine enoyed a lot karnow: we lawrence news.clifford kron 4 news.
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news.clifford kron 4 news. (steve) (steve) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now..(pam) lawrence what lawrence karnow: we enoyed a lot of sunshine and warmer weather today with some highs in the low 70s. it will be a nice mild evening and more
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spring like weather is ahead. if you're going out tonight you'll need a light jacket or coat. temperatures will begin mild but cool off rapidly. you can see some rain on doppler radar but it is well to the north. high pressure can be seen on the satellite image. it's a rather flat ridge allowing a few clouds to move over from time to time but we'll stay dry. as we head toward the later part of the week the ridge will strengthen to bring more sunshine and temperatures well above normal. for tomorrow we will see sunshine and a few clouds with mild temperatures in the 60s. we can expect a similar day on thursday. by friday offshore winds begin to clear our skies and bring unusually warm weather all the way to the coast. warm and dry weather will continue into the weekend.
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(pam) for at least the ninth time in two weeks -- a person has drowned while snorkeling at a beach in maui. and three of the men who died there... are from the bay area.(steve) the latest victim is a 71-year-old man from berkeley. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with a local dive instructor who explains why this may be happening. (philippe)john lathbury/dive instructor- "so, this is a traditional scuba mask with a traditional snorkel." and, this is the kind of equpment the maui police department says 71-year-old alexander
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tsukerman was wearing when he drowned saturday morning.john lathbury/dive instructor- "you clear this by just blowing out. uh, the newer ones have this valve at the bottom that allows you to clear it a little easier once it gets full of water." tsukerman was found laying face first in the water about 100 yards off maluaka beach. he was later pronounced dead at a hospital. john lathbury is an instructor for the professional association of dive instructors based in alameda... and says its concerning to learn that nine men have drowned on maui beaches in the past two weeks... but that the drownings probably have more to do with the victims' physical conditions, rather than their equipment... considering most, if not all, of the men were 50 years of age and older.john lathbury/dive instructor- "think about it before you get in the water. let people know where you're going. go with somebody else. wear a life jacket. all of those things can really increase you chances of getting out of the water again, which is, i love diving, i love snorkeling. people should go and enjoy it, but you want to do it safely." a maui says all of the recent drownings have happened at what are considered safe beaches. once released, the autopsy results should explain whether or not the victims were phsyically
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impaired before drowning. philippe djegal, kron four news. (steve) happening now... c-h-p officers are increasing patrols... after another commuter bus is damaged. the latest incident happened yesterday on interstate-280 in san francisco... when someone smashed a window. however earlier this month on the same highway...vandals broke the windows of six buses chartered by apple and google. while police work to stop these incidents from occuring...a protest is planned friday in san francisco. the organizer of the event says the goal...is to stop abuse of private roads by corporations... and stop the increase of gentrification. this is not a drill...(steve) much to everyone's relife, it was a drill after all .... no ballistic missiles were headed to hawaii,more than two weeks after that monumental screw=up, the head of hawaii's emergency management agency has resigned.(pam)
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and the employee who pushed the wrong button has been fired.catherine heenan has the fallout from the false alarm. (pkg "one employee has been terminated, one employee resigned before any disciplinary action was taken, we are in the process of suspending one employee without pay."the problem began at eight=oh=five in the morning of january 13th:deep inside the emergency bunker buried in diamond head ... the supervisor of the outgoing night shift initiated a no=notice test of the ballistic missile defense system. "employee one said he didn't know it was an exercise even though five others that were in the warning point room at that time heard 'exercise, exercise, exercise," which indicates that it is a drill and informs everybody that it is a drill." adding to the problem: the alert message erroneously contained the language, "this is not a drill." hearing that, employee one sent out the warning to thousands of cell phones.the pentagon immediately denied there was any missile threat,
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but in the bunker...employee one became confused, he froze, and another employee had to take over his responsibilities. hawaii national guard general bruce oliveira revealed that the unidentified employee had a history of what he called 'performance issues" over the past ten years he has confused drills at least two times, a real world drill and a practice drill. still ahead at 8 what uber is asking their drivers to do to combat a major crime problem and next.dramatic video of a mom's reaction to seeing her sons' alleged killer. what she says.... set her off. says.... set her off.
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courtroom .(steve) morgan marie wren had to be escourted out of court...after she rushed the suspect... accused of killing her teenage sons...and then burning them. take a look. "4 sec nat/ take it no more for most of the hearing, which lasted about 20 minutes, wren was quiet and out of sight. but she says she lost control... as brice rhodes stood up to be led out of the courtroom. and after she says he had turned back and smiled at her during the hearing. prosecutors are pursuing the death penalty for rhodes. he's one of four men charged in the teen brothers' fatal stabbing and burning... in the summer of 2016. (pam) facebook is banning misleading financial ads often linked with deceptive practices. one of the primary targets is ads
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involving crypto- currencies such as bitcoin... an example of fradulent ads seen on facebook is one that reads - "use your retirement funds to buy bitcoin" and facebook's new policy says, ads cannot promote such services... including initial coin handouts. those handouts are a way of raising capital by selling crypto- currencies that can then be traded. the coins or tokens signify interest in a company. in sports... the warriors have a tough night in utah versus the hot-shooting jazz... and former 49ers quarterback alex smith is on the move again after five seasons in kansas city... gary will tell you where he is headed... plus a work from tom brady on his injured hand... coming up next at 8.. a new report says many bay area bridges are structurally deficient. see which one next.
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a new report is identifying several structurally deficient bridges here in the bay area.(steve) thousands of motorists cross those bridges on a daily basis. kron four's terisa estacio examines the report and what it all means for you. the report by the american road and transportation builders assocation examined this bridge where 680 goes
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over monument blvd in costa county calling it structurally deficient meaning - one of the key elements is in poor or worse condition. it was back in 2007 when a bridge in minneapolis suddenly collapsed, motorists plunged into the river, 13 people died. following that accident, more reports came out about bridge safety. back here locally,here's a look at some of the other bridges found structually deficient you may be familiar with in santa rosa, highway 101 over college avenue san rafael, highway 101 over irwin creek hayward, interstate 580 over san lorenzo creek pleasant hill, 680 over monument redwood city, highway 101 over cordilleras creekand santa clara, insterstae 280 over lawrence expressway. in total, according to the report of the 25, 657 bridges in the state 1,603 or 6.2 percent are classified as structurally deficient. sotbob haus, caltrans spokesperson: "95 percent of all bridges and overpasses in california that are listed as structurally deficient. what is the takeaway? well, the takeaway is that our infrastructure is aging. a lot of these bridges were built back in the 40s and 50s, a lot of the structures
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are coming to the end of their service, we are going to have to make a major investment in the infrasture. bob haus caltrans spokesperson says the report is a helpful tool.more than 200-thousand motorists cross this bridge on a daily basis...drawing even more attention to addressing the issue here.in plesant hill...terisa estacio...kron4 news. the warriors defense must have
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been blinded by the utah jazz's uniforms tonight... the jazz's rainbow uniforms are supposed to represent different parts of utah... okay... the warriors lone bright spot... klay thompson... 27 points and 3-5 on threes... but the jazz were on fire... joe ingles... knocks down one of his 6 three- pointers... the jazz shot 50- percent from behing the arc the top rookie scorer in the league... donovan mitchell... went for 20 points... as the jazz go up 15 in the 3rd quarter and ricky rubio... 23 poiints and 11 assists for the point guard... steve kerr... not happy came halfway onto the floor when the subs forgot a play... final score 129-99 jazz... steph curry shot 4-13... 1-7 from three for only 14 points warriors in sacramento friday night
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one of the elite point guards in the nba wil likely miss most if not all of the regular season... the washington wizards john wall... will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee... projection are he will mis about 2 months... meaning most of the rest of the regular season. wall will have the operation tomorrow... he had surgery on both of his knees before last season.... wall is averaging 19.4 points and 9.3 assists this season. right now the wizards are 5th in the eastern conference... if on for a playoff spot... they expect wall to return for the postseason reports out of kansas city have quarterback alex smith leaving the chiefs for our nation's capitol... smith... who has been the chiefs starter for 5 seasons since being traded by the 49ers... is reportedly headed
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to the washington redskins... who's own quarterbak... kirk cousins... is becoming a free agent... smith will reportedly sign a 4-year extension with washington what the chiefs get in return is unclear right now... trades can't officially be announced until march 14th... the beginning of the new league year the trade would clear 17-million-dollars off the chiefs payroll and make room for round draft pick... patrick mahomes... smith was entering the final year of his contract in k-c day two of super bowl wek... after yesterday's media night much more quiet... u-s bank stadium in minneapolis looks like it is ready to go... the field has been painted... signs put up... extra seats put in for crendentialed media... and the halftime staging for justin timberlake is up... both teams held media sessions today... bill belichick was short with his
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answers as usual... and tom brady... wearing a special "healing" glove... was asked about his still cut throwing hand...(sot: brady and belichick) "my hand? it's getting better. it's not quite where i want it to be. so i'm just trying to protect it the best way i can. iot's obviously a very important part of my body for a quarterback, so i just want it to be heathy as possible for the game on sunday." "do you love winning or hate losing more?" "we always play to win." (long pause)
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the sharks in pittsburgh taking on the 2-time defending stanley cup champion penguins... too much evgeni (ev-genee) malkin for the sharkies to handle tonight... good news early though... as logan couture scores off the rebound to give san jose a 2-1 lead late oin
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the 2nd but at the end of the period... malkin ties it up.. 2-2 going into the 3rd then in the 3rd... malkin scores off the sharks turnover... 3-2 penguins late in the 3rd... pens up 4- 2... malking finishes off the hat trick with the empty- netter... final score... 5-2 pittsburgh... sharks in detroit tomorrow nighttomorrow detroit tomorrow night the a's are taking a major safety precaution at the oakland coliseum... they will extend the protective netting behind the plate all the way to the far ends of both dugouts for this upcoming season and beyond a number of other teams have announced a similar safety measure... which has been reccomended by major league baseball in 2015 a clas action lawsuit was filed due to safety issues with a lack of netting at the coliseum and other ballparks... that same year a fan was almost killed at boston's fenway park after getting hit by a broken bat of an a's player
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uber is stepping in to the fight against human trafficking.. what the company is now asking its drivers to do. at stanford health care, we can now simulate the exact anatomy of a patient's brain before surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for seizures. and if we can fix damaged heart valves without open heart surgery, imagine what we can do for an irregular heartbeat, even high blood pressure. if we can use analyze each patient's breast cancer to personalize their treatment, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. we have one to two fires a day and when you respond together and you put your lives on the line, you do have to surround yourself with experts. and for us the expert in gas and electric is pg&e.
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we run about 2,500/2,800 fire calls a year and on almost every one of those calls pg&e is responding to that call as well. and so when we show up to a fire and pg&e shows up with us it makes a tremendous team during a moment of crisis. i rely on them, the firefighters in this department rely on them, and so we have to practice safety everyday. utilizing pg&e's talent and expertise in that area trains our firefighters on the gas or electric aspect of a fire and when we have an emergency situation we are going to be much more skilled and prepared to mitigate that emergency for all concerned. the things we do every single day that puts ourselves in harm's way, and to have a partner that is so skilled at what they do is indispensable, and i couldn't ask for a better partner.
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hi, we're alaska airlines. but we're all over california. so you can power lunch in la. ink the deal in san jose. and bask in the glory in palm springs. over 90 daily non-stops in california. alaska airlines. that's how we fly. uber is stepping up its role in the fight against human trafficking.(pam) the ride- sharing company is
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partnering with several organizations to help raise awareness. uber says, its new efforts will help drivers become "everyday heroes" .. by reporting suspicious behavior to the national human trafficking hotline. the company says, a sacramento- area driver helped a 16-year-old girl escape from a human trafficking operation in 20-16. the international labor organization estimated ... there were more than 40- million adults and children ... affected worldwide in 2016. (pam) we're just five days away from sunday's big game. and sometimes the half time show can be just as anticipated as the game.(steve) that has one watchdog group issuing a plea to justin timberlake. asking the performer keep his show "safe for the children watching." the performer returns to the half-time stage for the third time this year. but the parents television council hopes it won't be a repeat of his 20-04 appearance. that's when the infamous wardrobe malfunction happened when he ripped janet jackson's
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costume. timberlake has assured viewers " it won't happen this time" (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with kron 4 news at 9. ((grant))that's right pam and steve...we are tracking breaking news right now.a shelter in place has been expanded for neighborhoods in the richmond area because of a massive fire burning at a scrap yard.our charles clifford is on the scene...he'll bring us a live report at the top of the hour. plus...president trump lays out his plan for the nation in his first state of the union address.the hot button issues that everyone is talking about, plus our political analyst tom del beccaro will give his take on tonight's speech.((grant))plus...find out when the bay area could reach record temperatures. chief meteologist lawrence karnow has your four zone forecast.((vicki))keep it here...kron 4 news at nine starts right after the break.
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(grant) we're following breaking news tonight in richmond...where people in some neihborhoods are being told to close all their windows and doors....and stay inside...because a fire is burning at a scrap metal yard...(grant) thanks for
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joining us i'm grant lodes... (vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis.... the shelter in place has been issued in the area and within the last hour it has been expanded... the fire is burning at a scrap yard near south 4-th street and wright avenue in richmond. that's where we find kron-4's charles clifford...charles what are the concerns tonight? well, right now i'm standing along 4th street and this fire is burning behind me in the simms metal management scrap yard. here's a closer lookthe fire was reported around 5 this evening. the flames are burning in a scrap yard just south of interstate 580. the pile is about 20-30 feet high. there are multiple fire crews here trying to get this under control. there's also a huge plume of smoke blowing to the north west. that has prompted a shelter inplace advisory for anyone living in the iron triangle or north richmond areas. residents are asked to stay in their homes and keep the windows shut until further notice. we will be here through out the evening with updates. in richmond,c harles clifford kron 4 news.

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