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another nice day once this morning's rainfall clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead before rain makes it's return into tomorrow. wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 3 from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 oakland police are on the scene of an early-morning homicide. officers say a shooting was reported around 7 this morning on the 900 block of 40th street. when police arrived, they found a man who had died from gun shot wounds. police have not
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released any information about the shooter. ( darya ) while the rain is making its way out of the bay area... people in the midwest are not so lucky. extreme cold is impacting a large part of the mid west. millions grapple with the frigid temperatures, at least 11 deaths have been linked to the extreme cold so far this week. chicago have been experiencing frost quakes. that's when the water underground freezes and expands causing the soil and rock to crask. thousands of flights have been cancelled. and the weather forcing the postal service to stop deliveries in several states. but relief is in sight with aho. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... investigators say a woman who gave out more than 700-thousand prescriptions at three bay area walgreens stores... was never licensed as a pharmacist.( darya ) and this went on for more than 10 years. kron 4's sara stinson is live in san jose
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with the details. sara. ( sara )these state documents state for over a decade a bay area woman started as a pharmacy cashier and worked her way up to a pharmacist manager and investigators say this was all under a false these documents were released by california attorney general xavier becerra and the board of pharmacy who are now threatening to revoke the license for not only the woman posing to be a pharmast but also the license of the walgreens stores where she handed out prescriptions illegally including the one here on morrill avenue in san jose.state officials say kim t le handled over 700-thousand prescriptions at three differnt walgreens locations in the bay area including the one i'm here in san jose and two others in fremont and milpitas.le did this from 2006 to 2017 and also gave
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vaccinations, ordered medications, counseled patients on prescriptions and supervised pharmacy technicans. state inspectors say they found out about le two years while visiting the fremont walgreens on mowry avenue. investigators say the pharmacist license numbers provided by le belonged to other people with the same exact name.state officials say it is still unclear if walgreens every reviewed le's of now there is no hearing date set - but we'll continue to follow up on this to see if the state decides to revoke the licenses of all walgreens in san jose, sara stinson, kron four news.
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( james ) ( darya ) new this morning... a priest with the diocese of oakland is being investigated for sexual misconduct. father alex castillo has been placed on administrative leave as the diocese investigates. castillo is not allowed to function publicly as a priest during the investigation. ( darya ) happening today... friends of a missing daly city womman will gather
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with police to announce a 5- thousand dollar reward for her safe return. and we just got new video that shows her last known sighting. 38-year-old christa mahoney was last seen saturday afternoon... at john's grill on ellis street in san francisco. her personal belongings were found on a muni bus later in the day... and her dog buddy was found near union square on saturday night. mahoney's friends say she suffers from a life- threatening chronic illness... and they fear she is in trouble. (á2 shotá)( james ) happening now... san mateo county is starting to count the homeless population.( darya ) volunteers have started to gather in south san francisco to help with the count. kron4's will tran has the story. the san mateo county human services agency and more than
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300 volunteers will canvass the county in the early hours of thursday, jan. 31, 2019, to collect data about people experiencing homelessness and to help assess how best to serve this population. the biennial one day homeless count will be conducted from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. that morning throughout san mateo county. this effort provides a point- in-time snapshot of people experiencing homelessness. data is compared with historical counts to show trends over time and the count is required by the u.s. department of housing and urban development.volunteers consisting of community-based providers, members of the public, and county staff, assisted by community guides with current or former experience of homelessness,
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will travel by foot and car to conduct an observational count and surveys of people experiencing homelessness in the 160 census tracts throughout san mateo county. joining in the count are board of supervisors president carole groom and new county manager mike callagy, both of whom say addressing homelessness remains a key priority."the county and its partners are committed to helping people connect with services and moving then into housing as quickly as possible," groom said. "knowing who is at risk or currently experiencing homelessness helps us better strategize solutions."callagy echoed that commitment."each set of homeless circumstances are as unique as the individuals and families experiencing it. meeting these members of our community in
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person and really understanding their needs helps county staff, our partners and our board make better-informed decisions on how to best provide a safety net," callagy invaluable component of the one day homeless count will be surveys of individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness. volunteers will collect the data via a mobile app (connecting us). the survey and count information will help the county and its partners assess how to best serve households experiencing homelessness. preliminary results are processed and analyzed then submitted to hud, with a final report published in june."we are deeply committed to this population. by collecting strong data on the number, characteristics, and service needs of those experiencing our community, this information critical component for and program development to returning to housing as possible," hsa director nicole ( darya )( darya ) in the east bay ... a man is accused of trying to kidnap and sexually assault two young girls. it happened a week ago in el cerrito ... near a path close to manila avenue. 42-year-old freddy penate-melara from richmond is now under arrest. police say he tried to grab the two girls on the path as they were just feet away from one the girl's father. of the little gils she breaks free runs to father that time the suspect grabs the other girl and basically tries to choke her>( darya ) the girls were just 8
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and 9 year old. and police believe it his intention was to sexually assault one or both of them. the man is being held on 2- point-5-million dollars bail. ( darya ) hundreds of alleged human traffickers or people tied to trafficking were arrested across california ... including here in the bay area. it was all part of an annual statewide operation. detectives tracked down suspected human sex traffickers and potential clients by exchanging text messages and posts on social media with them. vanessa russell is the founder of "love never fails" ... a non- profit advocating for survivors of human trafficking. she says investigations like these really make a able to get 339 people, identified as exploiters and put on notice that this is not going unnoticed. this is not ok.">( darya ) several bay area law
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enforcement agencies and partners were involved in the operation. including the contra costa county sheriff's and district attorney's offices. the san rafael police department says it made five arrests. ( james ) now to peninsula ... where san mateo police arrested a suspect connected to a violent street robbery. take a look at this surveillance video ... police say 26-year-old maka tua attacked a woman picking fruit outside of el toro meat market on monday morning. they say.. he grabbed her wallet and pushed her to the ground. the victim was injured and needed to go to the hospital. police were able to find tua because he dropped his cellphone during the struggle. police arrested tua on tuesday at his brother's house. ( james ) now to the east bay... where thieves are targeting tires and rims on cars in hayward. photos of a car on cement blocks at an apartment complex on the 25-thousand block of industrial way. the tires
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were stolen earlier this month. the victim had tire locks on her wheels but the theives were still able to get them auto repair shops say tires on certain specific vehicles are the most targeted. >( james ) there are a limited number of surveillance cameras in the parking lot of the apartment complex. and an overnight security patrol did not help in detering theives from stealing the ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... p-g-and- e back in court... one day after being slammed by a judge for not doing enough to prevent wildfires. ( james ) and in this morning's hidden history we take a look back at how slaves brought to this country have impacted the world of art.
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there are moments in life
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that leave a lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. darya ) welcome back. let's get a check of the weather this morning... another nice day once this morning's rainfall clears out. morning's rainfall once this another nice day this morning... another nice day once this
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morning's rainfall clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead before rain makes it's return into tomorrow.
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major hot spot on sb 680 bridge wb 80 is less an 20 min 101
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patriots and rams fans are descending on atlanta with just a few days left until superbowl weekend. and while they had to shell out thousands of dollars to get into the stadium --- they are able to save a little money on food this year.ore.good morning... mercedes-benz stadium made waves by becoming the first facility to introduce "fan first" pricing at its concession stands... so even on the biggest sporting event of the year... they're
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going to keep that promise... and earlier... i got an inside look at all the food and drinks they'll be serving on super bowl sunday... $2 hot dogs and refillable sodas... to the most expensive fan first item... $6 dollar chicken tenders and fries... there's no need to break the bank to fill up your stomach during the big game... kevin gillespie (chef/owner of gamechanger inside mercedes- benz stadium): even though it's the super bowl, it didn't seem appropriate to change our ethos. we want atlanta and we want mercedes-benz stadium to be not only the best food in the country as far as food is concerned, but we want people to consider it the best value of any place in the country. the only drawback for super bowl goers this sunday? chick- fil-a will remain closed... but no worries... if you want to splurge on this 14-dollar homage to chick-fil-a... chef kevin gillespie has you covered... kevin gillespie: it's the "closed on sunday" chicken sandwich. it's just a classic sort of crispy chicken slider but it's been really, really well received and i think it's because it has that
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perfect mix of like sweet and salty and spicy and tangy.lily zhao: now this is chef kevin gillespie's favorite the closed on sunday sandwich, so i had to try it. yeah that's pretty good.gillespie and his staff created drinks with an la and boston flare... the paloma and the new englander and if you want to dress up your hot dog... check out the la chicarron dog with pinto beans and jalapenos or the new england beantown frank with maple syrup and bacon... kevin gillespie: we were going to take inspiration from whoever was playing our home team. well, in the event that no home team is playing, we felt like we should take inspiration from both teams and we wanted that people coming into town would see something familiar. if you're curious about the closed on sunday chicken sandwich it actually tastes nothing like the tradition chick-fil-a sandwich... and i can tell you if i wanted to spend about $13 dollars for food getting those two hotdogs and a soda... that would be a pretty sweet deal... reporting live in atlanta... i'm ( darya the ( darya )( darya ) one of the players taking the
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field this weekend, is bay area native julian edelman. he began playing at woodside high... where his coaches say they always expected big things from him,( james ) kate rooney takes a look at the journey he took from redwood city to football's largest stage. when it comes to the postseason, julian edelman is in elite company. only jerry rice has more postseason receptions. the patriots drafted him in the seventh round, after stints playing quarterback for college of san mateo and kent state. but it all began at woodside high, near edelman's hometown of redwood city. and edelman's high school coach said none of his success has come as a surprise.steve nicolopolous says: "if you tell him he can't do this, he does it. if you tell him he's too slow, he becomes fast. if you tell him he's too s short to be a quarterback, he's gonna prove you wrong. and he did that, and he might have gone a different route than most people, but he was able to go out and accomplish what he set out to do, which is something that's very unique in this day and age."unique enough that edelman has become something of a teaching tool for the current generation of woodside wildcats.nicolopolous says: "we try to use him as a reference point for young
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athletes to go ahead and aspire to do something. one of the things that we say to athletes here even in physical education is to set some goals for yourself, something that's attainable, and figure out a way to go ahead and accomplish those goals."and though he's a long way from woodside, edelman is still chasing those goals. and he has plenty of fans back home. nicolopolous says: "whatever he does, i know he's gonna do well, he's gonna give it 150 percent like he always does."in woodside california, kate rooney, kron 4 sports. and here's a another nice day once this
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morning's rainfall clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead before rain makes it's return into tomorrow. (robin)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) coming up after the break... new details on how much it could soon cost you to drive down lombard street. (ácommercialá) back to the kron four morning
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news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... once this morning's rainfall
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clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead before rain makes it's return into tomorrow. no major hot spots. bay no major hot tomorrow. spots. bay bridge wb 80 is jammed from the maze. accident
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sb 680 after stoneridge had traffic jammed from 580 in dublin ( james ) ( james ) happening today ... p-g-&e returns to bankruptcy court. this after a federal judge slammed the utility for not doing enough to prevent its equipment from
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causing wildfires. the judge also found pg&e violated its probation in the criminal case stemming from the 20-10 san bruno gas pipeline explosion. the judge is proposing having the utlity reinspect its entire electrical grid and remove or trim all trees that could fall onto its power lines in high-wind conditions ... before the end of june. ( james ) pg&e will have to submit a wildfire mitigation plan to the california public utilities commission on february 6th. the judge will review that and then make a final decision on what he wants pg&e to do. ( james ) lawmakers grilled the state's public utilities commission president a day after pg&e filed for bankruptcy. kron 4's capitol bureau reporter ashley
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zavala was there.. ((pkg))(nats)california's public utilities comission president michael picker faced a flurry of questions from lawmakers wednesday. assemblyman bill quirk pressed the commissioner on pg&e's claim the cpuc did not allow the utility to secure credit to keep them out of bankruptcy...((assm bill quirk)) "they're saying they went into bankruptcy not because of these liabilities but because the credit market closed to them because of this decision you made." ((michael picker-cpuc president)) i can't put myself in their shoes, i know what they said, i know what they did.. it doesn't match up."lawmakers questioned the commissioner about recent articles quoting him, assemblyman jim patterson citing one in which picker says there's no real plan for making california's energy grid work. the commissioner denies the quote was recent... "i don't think we're in crisis, i think if we don't take action, we'll slide into it." the commissioner explained after assemblyman jim wood
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asked what the commission is doing to protect services and communities as wildfire season approaches. ", i think we will continue to discover there are more things we think we need to get better about inspections which is why we're trying to bring more people on, but i gotta say, we're going to have to do a lot of things we've never done before." tag ( darya ) it's been years in the making... but we now have new details on the proposal to charge visitors a fee to drive down lombard street. planners held a presentation for residents wednesday night. the fee would work like a toll. five dollars on weekdays and 10 dollars on weekends. planners say people would book a time slot in advance with an app... or online... and then drive down the street within a certain window of time.
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many people who want to get out of their cars and go down the street."catherine stefani/district two supervisor: "i'm hearing people who really wanted it and people who really don't so we have a lot of work to do in terms of educating the public about what this.">( darya ) a meeting on the proposed fee for lombard street will continue at a later date. we will update you when that meeting is set. (á2 shotá)(á2 shotá) ( darya ) in this morning's hidden history, we are learning more about africans who were brought to america on one of the last two slave ships. ( james ) even though they are long gone, the slaves have had an impact on the world of art. dee griffin shares their story. now calm and serene.. the
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savannah river was once a bustling, active route for importing and exporting goods in the river region.but it's proud past includes a perilous period that changed lives and later influenced a segment of art culture. the slave trade had been abolished in 1807 and really took effect in 1808. but, this was 50 years later in december 1858. (áávoáá) about 400 slaves were brought to georgia on a schooner called "the wanderer."small boats were hired to take slaves up the savannah river. 200 were taken through the dark, murky water of horseshoe creek and into edgefield county, south carolina.there are newspaper accounts talking about how intelligent they were, how quickly they learned when they came here and started working on different plantations. they were skilled laborers. (áávoáá)although ripped from their country with an uncertain future .. the slaves would not let go of a piece of their past through the art of face jugs. (áásotáá) they're very rudimentary. they're very crude. they're very small. it's believed that they practiced the voodoo
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religion. so, they believed that they could talk to ancestors through the face vessels. (áávoáá)the jugs are small in stature.. typically 3 to 8 inches tall.. but they were large in meaning and the symbolism of home.since the ending of slavery.. potters have recreated face jugs crafted after old ones that are scarsely found around the country.while no one can put a true price on the service of slaves.. collectors are paying high dollar to get a piece of their work. they do fetch a large price. at auction they could go for anywhere 12 to 25-thousand dollars. (áávoáá) minister fred morton is the descendent of a slave brought over on the wanderer.he was stolen using a red piece of cloth which was a payment in africa. in africa you worked for cloth and you bartered and traded with it. so, they waved a piece of cloth which was almost sort of like an ad "come work." (áávoáá)after arriving in edgefield.. his name was changed to thomas
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lanham.death stole his body.. but minister morton uses this cane to keep thomas lanham's memory alive. i went to the place where the wanderer landed and there was a piece of drift wood that was cedar. i brought it and fashioned this.(áávoáá)though traditionally used to assist in walking.. the cane helps bring stability and accuracy to the memory of those who were knocked off their foundation by slavery. i put the date 1858 that the i put the date 1858 that the ship sailed and these notches would represent important dates in his life. (áávoáá)dates long gone.. like the slaves who were brought through this water.. but their face jugs will forever serve as a glaring reminder of perserverance that will never be's a story of "look what god has brought me from." it's a story of just continue hang in there don't give up." (áásotáá)for hidden history.. i'm dee griffin ( darya ) coming up on the
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kron 4 morning buzz... rodger goodell says sorry to the saints.. what did you want him to say.. you can go to the superbowl? and he says hurry up to mark davis.. the nfl needs to know where the raiders are going to play. plus.. where did anthony davis go? apparently he's a deadman walking. and how do you know if you're dog is getting enough walks? a doggie fitbit.. no joke.
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(áábreakáá) another nice day once this morning's rainfall clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead before rain makes it's return into tomorrow. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) ( darya ) coming up... an inside
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look at the most expensive home in san francisco.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 another nice day once this morning's rainfall clears out. temperatures will boost into a range of 60's with plenty of sunshine overhead
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before rain makes it's return into tomorrow. tomorrow. ( darya )( darya ) ( darya ) the buzz starts with nfl
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commissioner rodger goodell's pre-superbowl press conference.. i'd rather watch a rerun of the commish, but my ears perked up when he mentioned the raiders.. we're not the only ones left hanging while they figure out where they're going to play next season.. the entire nfl is in limbo.. so basically the next time mark davis calls he better have an answer.. ( darya )goodell says davis is still trying to work out a way to play one more season in oakland.. which would give him time to find a new barber.. and give the team time say goodbye to raider nation.. and the dead rats.. and savor that raw sewage smell at the coleseum. he also
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had nothing definitive to say about the bad call that killed the saints superbowl dreams.. other than "sorry" and "we're continuing to look at ways to improve." a lot of times it's what you "don't" say that's telling.. like the roger the clown shirt that the saints coach was wearing under his outfit at his first press conference after losing the game. ( darya )warriors make their triumphant return from their 5 and oh road trip tonight.. taking on the 76ers at oracle. it will be the hometown fans first face to face .. or face to belly button.. look at big man demarcus cousins... and we'll get to see how he measures up to the competition.
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will be kind of weird. i'm used to being an opponent in that building, but times have changed.">( darya ) you said it alright.. look at anthony davis... one day he says he wants to leave new orleans and the next: he's gone. try to find him.. this is the intro-video they played at the pelicans game last night.. nobody's owning up to doing it.. but somebody completely edited their big star out.even when they show the entire rest of the team. bad blood cuz he wants to leave them for lebron? wow that's like cutting your husband out of all the pictures right after he says he wants a divorce. is that anthony behind me? anthony, who? ( darya )they say you need to start worrying when your spouse starts to get in to shape.. so what does it mean if your dog gets a fitbit? is he gonna leave you? no, it just means he's a hipster.. or you're so concerend about your pet's health that you bought him a
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bark-bit.. i didn't even know this was a thing. but with how crazy people are about counting their steps, you knew it wouldn't be long before fido-followed. the tracker costs about 70 bucks.. clip it on their collar and you can see if your kid really walked the dog.. you can even see if he's sleeping well! i know he's getting enough sleep cuz i hear him snoring when i roll over and try to grab the covers back. (ácommercialá) this morning we
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are getting a look inside san francisco's most expensive home.( darya ) it's a penthouse that is currently under construction on folsom. it is listed for 41-million dollars.( james ) it is more than 8-thousand square feet. the building is called "the avery" and this penthouse is at the top of the 600 foot skyscraper.( darya ) it has 4 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. it also has a library... a media room and a gym. it comes with a
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private rooftop deck. ( james ) that's a wrap. tom hanks posted a picture of his final session voicing woody in toy story 4. he wrote under the picture: "final line, final session as woody of toy story 4. we rode like the wind, to infinity and beyond." he first voiced the toy cowboy all the way back in 19-95. "toy story four" is scheduled to hit theaters june 21st. seven day seven day
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(darya) that's it for us this morning... our next newscast is at 5 o clock tonight. (james)don't forget, you can stay connected on our mobile app, kron four dot com and on our facebook and twitter feeds. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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