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breaking news tonight.... according to kron 4 sources the san francisco police department is investigating the death of jeff adachi. sources confirm to us they are looking to see if there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. an autopsy is pending. good evening and thank you for joining us at 8, i'm jr stone. (justine) and i'm justine waldman. san francisco public defender jeff adachi died on friday night. he was 59 years old. we have dead at 46 telegraph place in san francisco, near coit tower. kron4 is working to confirm details surrounding his death. kron4's gayle ong is now live for us in san francisco where adachi's body was found. (gayle)
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(jrs) many in the bay area are mourning the death of san francisco's long-time public defender jeff adachi. mayor london breed announced his death last night. saying in part, quote: " san francisco has lost a dedicated public servant, and our communities have lost a champion." another good friend of jeff adachi is john burris -- an attorney in the bay area. here is his reaction to the news last night.the news last night.
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(justine)governor gavin newsom also responding to adachi's death...saying quote "he was passionate about fighting for fairness and leading the charge on progressive criminal justice policy. jennifer and i express our deep sympathy to jeff's wife and daughter, and to all his family and friends in this time of grief." (jrs) we talked to george gascon, district attorney of san francisco, by phone, about their friendship.1:35 oc: " is professionalism."(jrs) jeff adachi was 59-years
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old. (justine) and we first brought you this breaking news that the san francisco police department is investigating the death of jeff adachi.....through a kron4 push alert. you can download our kron 4 app to stay up to date on this story and all breaking news as it happens. (jrs) police in the east bay are looking for a man who they say attempted to kidnap a teen girl. the parents told san ramon police the man tried to lure their daughter into his car and then attempted to grab her. (justine) police say this happened friday night along fallen leaf circle in san ramon. kron4's dan thorn spoke with neighbors about the
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attempted abduction.. he's live in san ramon with more.. (dan) police are still looking for that man tonight.. neighbors tell me this type of thing is very unusual for their quiet neighborhood... police say thankfully the teen is okay but this is a good safety reminder for parents... san ramon police are on the lookout for a would-be kidnapper who targeted a teen in this quiet neighborhood.. parents told police on friday night around 6 their 13 year old daughter was walking home on fallen leaf circle. a man pulled up in his car and told the girl her dad wanted him to give her a ride. when the girl said no the man then opened the passenger side door and tried to grab her..she ran off and hid in some bushes waiting for the man to drive off...she then immediately called her parents to tell them what happened...sot: this is the first time i've hear about anything like this..neighbor jeannie toy says she saw the cops when she was coming home
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from work . (genie) she was surprised because this area hardly ever sees something like this...she says it's concerning because of the amount of kids in the neighborhood and the proximity to an elementary school..sot: it's so close to home especially when i see cops around this area it's unusual.. the suspect has been described as an asian indian man between 35 to 50 years old. dark complexion with shaggy hair and a mustache. he also has a light blue circle around one of his eyes..and was wearing a ring with a design of two over lapping snakes on his right hand..the teen told police the man's car was possibly a white nissan hatchback..with a sticker of a star with a smiling face on the front windshield..some of the license plate was read with the victim making out 7 h m...6 (dan) (dan)the san ramon police department is still actively
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investigating this crime.. anyone with any asked to give reporting in thorn kron4 news. (justine) taking a live look outside....(jr stone) meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez has our forecast. our forecast. rodriguez has our forecast. . dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for most of the bay area for the second half of the weekend. overnight lows tonight will be in the 40s thanks to the blanket of clouds. daytime highs sunday will remain in the mid to upper 50s. in the north bay
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there is a chance of light rain late tonight and on sunday. a plume of moisture will bring periods of moderate to heavy rain to the majority of the bay area for the first half of next week. another potentially wet system may bring more rain to the bay area late next week and into the following weekend. (justine) it is going to take crews severeal months to finish repairs to the richmond-san rafael bridge. they are replacing an additional 31 of the original flexible joints on the bridge's upper deck. a failing joint caused concrete to fall onto the lower deck two weeks ago... forcing a shutdown of the bridge. the replacement of that joint is expected to be completed by march 2nd. after that, they'll begin work on dozens
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of additional upper deck joints. that work will take place from 9 pm to 5 am... with one lane of traffic remaining open in each direction. the installation of a movable barrier... as well as a bike/pedestrian path... will be delayed by at least two months. (justine) a string of burglaries in plauging the east bay. what fremont police want you to fremont police want you to know. (jrs) and the recovery mission continues for a woman's body at fort funston. the reason rescuers had to put the search on hold. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a lot about kron-on.. the bay area's only commercial free streaming news service... but the kron on app gives you a lot more than just live local breaking news around the clock. it also gives you on-demand access to the kron 4 archives... that includes people behaving badly. pdocumen produced by kron 4.. and if you've ever wondered what's it is like to work in a newsroom.. we've posted every
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the search for the body of a woman who was buried by a coastal landslide at fort funston in san francisco. (justine) kron 4's sara stinson has the latest details on the search. (on cam)the recovery effort began friday afternoon after a coastal cliffside collapsed on two women in their 20's were walking a dog on the beach at fort funston. san francisco fire crews were able to rescue one woman and the dog - both survived and are okay.crews have been searching for her friend ever since. the national park service monitored the area overnight and in the morning joined about 60 san francisco firefighters and two k-9's to continue their search using heavy equipment such as tractors.crews quickly realized the overnight high tide washed the landslide area away.
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sandy material was removed from the natural high tide currents. so it's unknown if the body of the missing woman is still buried under the existing material or if she was possibly removed from the high ocean currents.">n-p-s spokesperson charlie strickfaden says this is a highly unusual situation.(on cam) "the national park service will continue to service will continue to service will continue to monitor the conditions to make sure it's safe for their crews, but they will continue to look for the missing woman as long as it takes. in san francisco, sara stinson, kron four news."###
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(justine) national park service is also looking at the integrity of the coastal line to see if any of the area needs to be closed to the public. (justine) taking a live look outside....(jr stone) meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez has our forecast. . dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for most
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of the bay area for the second half of the weekend. overnight lows tonight will be in the 40s thanks to the blanket of clouds. daytime highs sunday will remain in the mid to upper 50s. in the north bay there is a chance of light rain late tonight and on sunday. a plume of moisture will bring periods of moderate to heavy rain to the majority of the bay area for the first half of next week. another potentially wet system may bring more rain to the bay area late next week and into
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the following weekend.
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(justine) the city of fremont is once again warning people not to leave valuables in their car(jrs)kron4's maureen kelly reports that this warning comes after an overnight rash of car break ins. broken car windows are an epidemic in the city of fremont....with the crime of auto break in's shooting up
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87% between 2014 and 2017....and with more than 300 auto burglaries happening in just the first seven weeks of this year.and while police recently made headway with the arrest of 11 car burglary suspects in eight days....including these two here.....just this morning they tweeted out this reminder that the problem persists. it reads....last night our swing shift team took 4 auto burglary reports in the parking lots of city sports, black bear diner and planet fitness. all in the mowry/farwell area. hashtag remove it or lose it.their slogan used to be remove it lock it or remove it....but they say it's not enought that you remove your phones and laptops from plain locking them in your trunk (standup)fremont police is now saying that is you must leave your valuables in your get a lock box for your trunk and secure it to the frame of your vehicle.investigators say most of these crimes occur in the parking lots of retail shopping centers along the 880 corridor.(standup)it's gotten to the point that starting
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next week fremont police wsignb at the offramps of 880 with the message reminding people to take everything out of their cars when they park in this city. maureen kelly kron4 news (jrs) r- kelly appeard in court today on sexual abuse charges. just how many years in prison the r-and-b singer could face.
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(jrs) r&b singer r. kelly appeared in court saturday-- after being indicted on 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse.(justine) this latest case invovles four alleged victims-- including teens. steve nannes has a closer look at the investigation and reaction from kelly's alleged victims. one million dollars.that's how much a chicago judge on saturday set for r-and-b singer r-kelly just hours after he turned himself into authorities.the grammy- award winning singer charged with sexually assaulting four people including three teens between 1998 and 2010. prosecutors alleging kelly's inner-circle helped him find his victims.kimberly foxxcook county state's attorney"robert kelly's manager then gave the victim robert kelly's card with his personal cell phone written on it and told the victim robert kelly wanted her to call him."this latest investigation was sparked by new evidence involving a video tapethat appears to show kelly
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having sex with a girl who refers to her body parts as being 14-years old.for decades-- r-kelly has repetedly denied allegations that he abused women and underage girls.this latest indictiment comes nearly two months after the release of the "surviving r-kelly" documentary was it, women accused him of sexual misconduct and abuse. lisa van allenalleged r. kelly victim"he calls himself the pied piper. the pied piper lures children away from their families. he's known for doing that."r-kelly's attorney says his client is innocent.he also claims r-kelly is strugging to come up with the bond money. steve greenberg, kelly's attorney// "he really doesn't have any money at this point. i don't even think he owns the rights to 'i believe i can fly'"i'm steve nannes reporting. (jrs) r. kelly's arraignment is scheduled for march 8th.if found guilty-- he faces up to 70 years in prison. (jrs) the reaction california senator dianne feinstein had in front of a group of teenagers. and its all caught on camera.
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(justine) taking a stand. a school is complaining the factory across the street is causing breathing problems for their children. the reason the factory says they are not leaving.
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(justine) a longtime family-owned business in fremont -- isbothering of parents at a relatively new school nearby. today, families from stratford school held a protest outside tri-city rock...(jrs) the parents alledge the business is exposing kids to unhealthy
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pollutants. protestors tell kron four's philippe djegal they want the business to move. (philippe)nats- "kids need clean air. kids need clean air." lined up along the sidewalk, crystal dia (dye) and her young daughter join in the protest against tri city rock.crystal dia/mother- "i'm very upset." the dia's and dozens of others who showed up to rally in fremont against the industrial business, wearing dust masks, indicating the breathing problems kids are dealing with that they allege stem from uncovered concrete, dust and dirt piles blowing daily just feet from the stratford school on the other side of the fence. dia says her daughter has been impacted.crystal dia/mother- "she sometimes say, 'oh i saw a duststorm today, and sometimes she told me the air breathes really bad during the daytime."nats- "dust and particulates blow into the school." bradley angel is the executive director of the non-profit organization greenaction for health and environmental justice. he helped organize the rally. bradley angel/greenaction-
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"this is pollution that can other health problems. we think they've been, uh, negligent in not controlling their emissions." i did speak with the president of tri city rock... who says that for more than 30-years now... the business has coexisted with grimmer elementary school... which is also next door, and other businesses and never fielded a complaint. in 2017, stratford school was built with the help of tri city rock... which supplied 37- hundred cubic yards of concreate to help build the foundation... then, in september 2018, parents at the private school started to lodge complaints... and, this led to several unnanounced inspections from state and local authorites... but no violations have been found.bradley angel/greenact ion- "it's a complicated issue because tri city rock was here first."crystal dia/mother- "we really want, uh, you know, tri city rock can relocate so our kids can have clean air to breathe." tri city rock says it is permitted by air qua and, is operating in compliance of their regulations. in fremont, philippe djegal, kron four
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news. (jrs) california senator dianne feinstein got into a heated discussion friday with some school kids who were asking her to support the green new deal. the middle and high school students representing the "sunrise movement" met with senator feinstein and they posted this video of their encounter with the senator. the group says they are trying to make climate change a key issue. senator feinstein told the students that the deal is too expensive and would not pass the senate.
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us.feinstein: "how old are you?"student: "16"feinstein: "then you didn't vote for me... you know better than i do, so i think one day you should run for the senate." student: "great, i will."> (justine) feinstein did provide the group with an alternative plan that she says has a better chance of passing the senate. she also released this statement last night. saying: "unfortunately, it was a brief meeting but i want the children to know they were heard loud and clear. i have been and remain committed to doing everything i can to enact real, meaningful climate change legislation... i always welcome the opportunity to hear from californians who feel passionately about this issue and it remains a top priority of mine." (jrs) a proposed california state law would make it legal for
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residents to eat roadkill... joining more than 20 other states where that practice is already legal in some form. (justine) senate bill -395 would allow people who accidentally hit and kill wild animals on california roads ... to recover the edible portions. steve large reports. nats trafficforget farm fresh natshow about ready-to-eat roadkill?nats "i wouldn't eat it."california lawmakers could make it legal to eat animals you accidentally hit--and kill--on's a recipe for unusual dinnertime conversation..ian higgs"you're gonna get a lot of loss, so there's not much youre gonna get out of the animal after its been hit like that."nats ian higgs is a custom butcher at roseville meats... a craft he's refined over a decade... nats: "it's definitely an art." he says you can't harvest much edible meat from roadkill.the trauma from most deadly
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collision's makes the meat go bad.ian higgs"you can't eat dirt, you know and the thing is when it gets hit that hard, you're gonna have a lot of tough meat." california is following more than twenty other states that have already made eating roadkill legal.uc davis has maintained a website documenting roadkill incidents across ten years, the roadkill observation system has recorded 60-thousand cases of roadkill collisions-- most with this effort to turn those wildlife collisions into a main course.mos "i don't have no idea. there's a lot of laws i dont understand." could "you kill it, you grill it," be coming to california. (jr)that was steve large reporting.if passed, the law would go into effect on january first 2021. (justine) solar powered trash cans made their debut in san francisco's north beach neighborhood today. supervisor aaron peskin was on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion. the "bigbelly" smart trash cans compact garbage ...
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which keeps the trash in the bin... and out of the hands of potential scavengers. each one can hold up to 150- gallons of trash.. and will alert city workers when it is full ... via a smartphone app. (jrs) finally after seven years being closed .. san francisco's stockton street near union square has now reopened ... it was closed during construction on the central subway - which is taking longer than expected. the street is now open from geary to ellis street. union square workers told us, the construction was disruptive to businesses ... and they are happy the street has been reopened. muni's- 8 and 91- routes also resumed today on lower stockton. construction on the central subway continues underground... with a goal to finish that 1.5 billion dollar project by december. maybe a 6 pack ... and stay home for a little while."(jrs)
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probably some good advice as states across the u-s are seeing unsual amounts of snow. this is in arizona just outside in phoenix. coming up we take a look at the wild winter weather impacting households across the country. (mabrisa)i have your forecast coming up a bit later on... (justien) house of horrors. the turpin family parents.. pleaded guilty to chaining their children to their beds.. and starved the kids for years. find out how much prison time they are facing.
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that's what investigators say they found last year in perris, california.(justine) david and louise turpin pleaded guilty to torturing -- starving -- and holding their 13 children captive. steve nannes has the latest in the case. inside a suburban california home -- investigators found the unthinkable.children shackled to their beds -- beaten --and starved.the house of horrors run by david and louise turpin only exposed when one of their children - es called police.michael hestrin / riverside county district attorney: "this is among the worst most aggravated child abuse cases that i have ever seen."the children ranging in age from 2 to 29...prosecutors say 13 were held captive -- all but the 2 year old
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tortured.they were only allowed to shower once a year. and most had little to no formal education.but now -- prosecutors turpin children have a drastically different life.michael hestrin / riverside county district attorney: "they have a zest for life and huge smilies and i was, i'm optimistic for them."sitting at the same courtroom table -- david and louise turpin each heard the long list of charges.judge: mr. turpin, how do you plead? david turpin: "guilty."wiping away tears -- louise turpin echoed her husband"guilty." each pled guilty to 14 felony including torture --child crueltyand false imprisonment. years to life in prison. michael hestrin / riverside county district attorney: "the defendants think it's just and fair that the sentence be equivalent to first im steve nannes kron4 news just ahead in sports....warriors hosting the houston rockets at oracle....we'll have
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highlights....coming up.... (justine) snow falling in san diego is causing chaos on the roads with backups and spin out. it's not just southern california seeing the unusual winter weather... we will show you some errie sights in parts of the desert seeing snow in just two and a half minutes it's time for the ultimate sleep number event
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on the sleep number 360 smart bed. it senses your movement and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. save 50% on the sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. plus, 24-month financing on all smart beds. ends sunday. (jrs) southern california
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was in for quite a surprise as it snowed in los angeles county. the fire
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department posted this video of the snow coming down over malibu friday. this winter storm has brought in very cold tempertures and several areas in the united states have seen some unexpected snow over the past couple days. (justine) and take look at this great time lapse outside of flagstaff, arizona. this is actually a record snowfall for them. flagstaff is about 3 hours north of the state capitol of phoenix. you can see as the bushes start to completely disappear in the snow as it just continues to pile on. and snow in the desert? this is an almost eriee scene also in arizona where cacti across north scottsdale are covered in snow. just some serieal images being seen across the states. (jrs) las vegas also got a winter coating of snow this past week... with more than seven inches falling in some areas. but snow doesn't
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last long in sin city.(justine) most of it had melted friday, but kids made the most of it on their day off of school. karen castro reports. last chance to sled before the snow is gone.sebastian martinez: "we just wanted to come and play with the snow that we have left."sledding proved to be a bit difficult with only patches of icy snow left at fox hill park in summerlin.but not impossible... just ask this little guy.karen: "so what you got here?"kroy goodwin: "i got a shark."karen: "i've never seen a shark playing in the snow before."kroy: "i have."no sled?no problem.karen: "what are you trying to do with him?" kroy: "sled with him."karen: "and how successful have you been?"kroy: "good, like fast." karen: "can you show us?kroy: "yes."a rough start... a rough kroy: "yes."show us?kroy: "yes."a rough start... it probably would have part of tow
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seven-inches of snow from the recent winter took a few tries but he ásomewhatá sled on his inflatable shark. karen: "i think you're on to something."kroy: "i don't know."ivy feuerborn / making snowman: "i would have to like roll it this way."meanwhile, large snow balls were left behind... presumably pieces of a snowman.moving this heavy icy boulder became a bit challenging.karen: "so what's the game plan here?"ivy feuerborn - making snowman: "um just to kinda, there's like a lot of snowballs out there that i think we're trying to make snowman so we're just gonna try and get some of those and put them on top of this to create a snowman."kids and adults are making the best out of this rare weather event in the valley... natssome are sad to see it go.matt miller / father: "i want it to keep going. i want another huge storm next week. we can hope right?"karen castro . (jrs) we are seeing some seriously strange weather this winter across the united states.(justine) and now the sierra is going to see even more snow.. we are rodriguez...terologist mabrisa
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dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for most of the bay area for the second half of the weekend. overnight lows tonight will be in the 40s thanks to the blanket of clouds. daytime highs sunday will remain in the mid to upper 50s. in the north bay there is a chance of light rain late tonight and on sunday. a plume of moisture will bring periods of moderate to heavy rain to the majority of the bay area for the first half of next week. another potentially wet system may bring more rain to the bay area late next week and into
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the following weekend. the last time the rockets were
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in town, this happened.......> a james harden three in overtime won houston the game.....>luckily for the dubs, harden isn't playing
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tonight....but pay back is still on their minds.....> steph curry getting ready pregame.......>1st quarter wasn't pretty for the warriors....pj tucker with the corner three....that would cap off a 15-0 run for the rockets to open the game....>3rd quarter...kevin durant....splashes a three to pull the warriors within 4....durant led the warriors with 29 points on the night....>later on...curry's corner three gives the warriors the 2-point lead....> 4th quarter...chris paul's fadeaway shot to extend houston's lead to 11....that would be the dagger.....and the rockets stun the warriors 118-112 without the reigning mvp.....> to the nhl.....the sharks were on the road today visiting the columbus blue jackets......> 1st period....josh anderson with the great pass and boone jenner one times it to give the blue jackets a 1-0 lead.....>3rd period....colum bus up 2-0 and the sharks let in a really soft goal here.....that's pierre dubwah
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with the goal.....>and the blue jackets hop all over san jose....4-0 your final.....> ---moving outdoors...sidn ey crosby and the penguins taking on the philadelphia flyers.... ---22 seconds left in the game...jakub voracek shoots it in....that would tie it up 3 all heading into overtime... ---in overtime....claude ja- roo.....look at between the legs of penguins matt murray...for the game winning goal... ---flyers defeat the penguins in overtime....4-3... and the giants and a's were in action today for spring training.....>let's start with the giants....they got rocked 10-3.....>they could really use that bryce harper guy.....> the a's however were able to get the win today....>they beat the white sox 6-5 out in mesa, arizona....> and guess what y' get more of me tonight.....> i'll have kron4 hoop session tonight at 11 right after the news......>so keep the channell on kron4......>
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(justine) the oscars go live this sunday and one of the show's most contested categories is best actor.(jrs) a number of great nominations this year... and entertainment tonight's kevin frazier is here to give us a break down. (kevin)the best actor category is always a battle for oscar gold --and this year is no different!so which lucky nominee will walk away a winner?clipóviceódomótrl ótxtó422hqónoógb óstereoó2398ódvcproóhdórzt1:39 i believe we can make this work vo#1christian bale's transformation into dick cheney could earn him his 2nd oscar...bohemianrhapso dyótrailerfótextle ssósplitó1080órzt01:41ready freddie?let's do it...vo#2but rami malek's impressive performance as late queen frontman freddie mercury could take the academy's vote. ateternitysgateód omestictrailer2ót extedóstereoóh264óhdórzt01:47 sometimes they say i'm mad....but a grain of madness
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is the best of art.vo#3the dark horse pick is willem dafoe's turn as vincent van gogh in "at etertnity's gate". clipóa star is born wrsn3708d- oneóreasonó144óproresmasteróno óslate-rev-1órzt00:00can i ask you a personal question?vo#4 bradley cooper hopes jackson maine from "a star is born" will bring him his best actor, mortenson for "green book." third best nomination for 1121479upógreen ereosplitsóproresórzt00:27 there's gonna be problems! (kevin)and don't miss et tonight,we're digging into our vaults for the nominees first appearances.i'm kevin back to you!
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there are moments in life 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, nts have passed. ( pam ) hello everyone and
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welcome to this kron4 news special presentation. i'm pam moore. we are celebrating black history month .... by highlighting the african- american experience that is as old and rich as america itself. this program is dedicated to the spirit of the black community and its hidden at home in the bay area and around the country. ( pam ) we will start in oakland. there is a lot of buzz there these days ... about red bay coffee.. the companys' three locations are among the hottest spots in the east bay... and they are all the creation of an artist ... a bay area native .. someone who found a perfect combination for his art..


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