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signs of a new era for the warriors. the bay area welcomes number 35. thanks for joining us. >> the kevin durant era begins right now. he's about to sign his contract and do his first news conference. >> reporter: he's getting quite a welcome in the bay area.
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check out this banner welcoming him here at oracle arena. the bay area looks ready for him. look what we found at the dick's sporting good store in freemont. they got them in yesterday. the hayward store didn't have them yet and was bummed about this. this was a special treat for the freemont store. they unloaded the truck yesterday afternoon. it looked like the secret wasn't out yet. it was quiet this morning. they told us they sold one first thing this morning. we did talk to some warriors fans about this new addition. >> there's so much pressure on him to actually win. can you imagine first game back, first game in warrior uniform and they lose. it's just additional pressure. >> i think it's fantastic.
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as long as he gels, i guess is the word. >> reporter: here's another look at the welcome banner. durant announced monday he will be joining the warriors. he's expected to sign a two-year contract. we did notice the store only had t-shirts. we were told they would roll those out once the ink is dry on the contract an it's really official. >> thank you. abc 7 will carry the press conference live right here. starting at 1:30 this afternoon. new this morning, a worker is in the hospital after falling down a cliff in san francisco. the worker was stabilizing the cliff side off of chestnut
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street near coit tower when he got disconnected from his equipment and fell. firefighters brought that man down. he was conscious the whole time. the rescue took two hours because of the rough terrain. >> he fell on an area where there's a lot of large, loose rocks and boulders. we need to make sure that everybody including the victim is safe. >> the man did suffer injuries. he went to san francisco general hospital. families looking for help paying for child care in santa clara county will have to wait a few days. caseworkers are walking the picket line to begin a two-day strike. matt is live in san jose with the latest. >> reporter: this protest has gotten rowdy at times. the police department was called out here 30 minutes ago. they're just keeping an eye on things. the protesters just want child
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care but they say the workers aren't doing their part. they were loud and a few times confrontational. >> go back to the street. >> reporter: the message may have been lost on the people frustrated by the tactics of the protesters. they blocked cars trying to get into parking lot from rivers oaks asking drivers who they were and who they worked for. the property manager was frustrated vehicles couldn't get in and out and started picking up the protesters cones. >> touching our property. >> you burning my [ bleep ]. >> reporter: police came out and told them to stop blocking the driveway. the non-profits website says it has a staff of 150 and a $45 million budget with most of that subsidizing child care for thousands of low income families in santa
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many employees yunionized last year. >> this is they're tax money we're working with. if we can't deliver the services, they're not going to get their child care. that's a big problem for us. it's a big concern. >> reporter: i went in to see if someone at the community child care council would want to respond but they said no one is available. >> thank you. two fatal police shootings of black men in two days. the latest outside of minneapolis. a traffic stop for a broken taillight ends with man dead and the woman describing the aftermath live on facebook. we have the growing anger. >> this morning is the very latest is minnesota governor has called the white house to request that the justice department investigate the q0su)ju$at happened
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overnight. the justice department has agreed. protests continue. >> we're waiting for -- >> i will, sir. >> reporter: this video was seen more than a million times before being taken down on facebook. it shows a traffic stop turned deadly in a town just outside of st. paul, minnesota. 32-year-old castil along with his girlfriend and her child were pull eed over. the beginning of the incident is not on tape but you can see him shot, bloody and a woman in shock. he was transported to the hospital and later died to his injuries. >> i wanted everyone in the world to know no matter how much the police tamper with evidence, how much they stick together, no matter how they manipulate our mind to believe what they want, i wanted to put it on facebook and go viral so the people could see. >> reporter: the victim's mom spoke out this morning. >> he had a permit to carry.
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with all of that, trying to do the right thing and live accordingly by the law, he was killed by the law. >> reporter: protest began almost immediately after the facebook video was posted. >> i didn't do it for pity. i didn't do it for fame. i did it so the world know these police are not here to protect and serve us. they are here to assassinate us. they are here to kill us because we are black. >> reporter: protests continue through the night and into the morning. hundreds gathered at the minnesota governor's mansion demanding answers. >> i promise i will do everything in and my administration will do everything in our power to see this matter is brought to justice. justice will be served in minnesota. >> reporter: according to the victim's girlfriend, the officer fired four shots. meantime, the officer is on administrative leave. in the newsñi room, jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> the latest shooting comes as
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protests continue in louisiana over the death of another black man in baton rouge just a day earlier. video shows another angle of the deadly shooting of alton sterling. you can see one officer drying his gun and moments later shots fired. an officer removed somethingñi from sterling's pocket. sterling was selling cds outside a convenient store when police responded to reports of man with a gun. sterling's family is now demanding answers. as other departments are reeling from this week's police shooting, san francisco chief is praisingçó his officers. officers negotiated with the armed manage threatening to harm himself. they fired bean bag rounds to get the man to surrender. the man is being treated for
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non-life threatening injuries. acting police chief said the department'sfá training for the past 18 months enabled officers to deescalate the situation. the atf has joined the investigation into the massive six alarmñi fire yesterday. neighbors say they heard fireworks before the blaze started. the five-story building is a total loss. nearby apartment complex is damaged. we have news where a man is accused of flashing a w3 -year-old girl. she was walking her dog on louis road near california road when car stopped next toxd her.q the girl ran home, told her parents who called police. the man was driving a silver, older model four door sedan
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pmpbl. we'll take you inside the hearing with fbi director james comey as he defends
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the head of the fbi is on capitol hill facing house republicans. you see him defending the agency's decision not to rem charges against hillary clinton for her handling of classified e-mails. fbi director james comey on the hot seat. >> our folks did it in an apolitical and professional way. >> reporter: house republicans demanded comey testify on his decision not to charge hillary clinton or any of her aide over her e-mail server. >> i think there's legitimate concern there's a double standard. >> reporter: democrats said they wanted more details but blasted the hearing as a waste of time. >> house republicans are doing
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what they always do. using taxpayers money to continue investigating claims that have already been debunked. >> reporter: he insisted no responsible prosecutor would bring charges in this case. >> that's the way the law is and the practice is in the department of justice. >> reporter: the political fire storm surrounding this issue is not dying down but the case is officially closed. attorney general loretta lynch accepted the recommends daation no charges but republicans say that's not enough. they call for clinton to be barred from receiving classified briefings during the campaign. >> in three weeks, she's going to get access to the most sensitive classified information our government has, no way. >> reporter: house republicans say they will ask the fbi to investigate whether hillary clinton lied to congress when she said she didn't send or receive e-mails with classified information.
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hillary clinton's lead over donald trump is enormous here in california. that doesn't mean democrats are super excited about her. she's topping her republican rival by 30 points. this according to the latest field poll. the poll also shows only about a third of registered voters for each party are excited about clinton or trump as their presumptive nominee. she goes on the record about that tweet. where she said the nba is rigged. we're having a moment. the clouds will keep us seven to eight degrees below average opinion i'll let you know how much long summer before the forecast. the cost of your commute. the pilot program that could be the future of how w
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aiesha curry is apologizing for a tweet. she said she didn't think about the ramifications when she called the game rig. she told people magazine she regrets the way she voiced how hurt she was for steph and didn't mean to offend anyone. she said what she wrote is not what she thinks about what steph
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did for a living. the city is offering $4,000 to special education teachers aides and veteran teachers. the district is asking them to go back to school for a special education credential. many stem from retirement, resignation and creation of new positions. if you're in the south bay and need school supplies. they're reminding family, registration for free suppis f is tomorrow morning. parents will begin lining up as early as 4:00 a.m. sign ups again at 9:00 a.m. they plan to distribute to 3300 backpacks filled with school supplies on august 12th. it's the summer. >> yes. >> it doesn't feel like it for a lot of people. >> it is a typical san francisco summer, but i guess we haven't had in a while so people kind forget this is normal for us. >> the cloud cover is normal but the temperature is running below
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average. i'm watching some of the tourists go by. most seem to be dressed appropriately. some of them have shorts. let's take a look at the lonely sunrise. the clouds were whipping around this morning and dropping that mist and drizzle. as far as what's going on now, here is a look at mostly sunny bay and cloudy coast. we'll bget back to average next week. our winds are double digits. another reason why we're going to be cooler than average today. just like yesterday, starting at 2:00 and through about 11:00 this evening, watch out for the southwest winds about 17 to 28 miles an hour from the golden gate bridge and the bay bridge north through san pablo pay and the delta. choppy water for the evening ferry ride. 55 at half-moon bay.
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san francisco at 56. everybody else in the 60s. 73 and 70. a little more sunshine there. let's take a look at our highs. we're going to stay in the mid to to upper 70s in the south bay. san jose about 76. mid-60s and 70s on the peninsula today. the clouds will keep us in the upper 50s along the coast. we're supposed to be 69 degrees today. we're going to top out at 61 if we're lucky. mid-70s. along the east bay shore, mid-60s to low 70s with oakland around 65 and inland, the free air-conditioning. mid-70s in san ramon. notice a little more green on the map. that's the extra drizzle we'll have tomorrow. i wanted to show you this. we have about 75% chance of a la nina developing. usually dry months for us. we have chance of being wetter
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than average or drier than average. december, january, and february, our wettest months, right now the forecast is for below normal precipitation. here is a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. i want to talk about this year's aids walk. san francisco, it's just ten days away on sunday, july 17th in golden gate park. >> thank you. california testing out a whole new way to collect money to maintain roads. >> 5,000 california drivers are taking part in a cal trans pilot program. drivers would pay according to each mile they drive which would be tracked by a device.
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>> we would be taxed the same, doesn't sound like the idea situation. >> i think more people using gas, it would make sense. i would probably be in favor of it. >> the volunteers won't be exchanging money. they're just providing data for now. it would have a big impact on drivers. sometimes exploring new places can be a little scary. >> a young giant panda takes her first step
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coming up, preparations are done and practice is under way for the gymnastics trial. local versus organic. 7 on your side reveals whether one is better than the other. that's on abc 7 news at 5:00. two giant sisters are living in the wild after completing survival camp in southwest china. >> they have been learning to feed themselves. they were set free at a nature reserve. one of them was a little timid. >> you can see how she turns to the camera, stares. it didn't take too long to make herself at home eating bamboo,
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enjoying her new life out doors. >> china has been releasing pandas since 2006. it's now 1800 pandas in the wild. that's up 17% in the last decade. >> i like it when i see them eating the bamboo. too adorable. >> bye.
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