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7. there are many questions associated with what we're learning tonight. a report was filed in october so what happened to that investigation, or, was there any? and what about the school district? >> the teacher, a 40-year-old heather butts was arrested last week. officers found butts with a 15-year-old girl in a parked car here in san bruno. abc7 news is not releasing the girl's name or where she went to school. she apparently had a long relationship with a girl. what is more disturbing, abc7 news learned that a parent went to millbrae police as far as
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last october, 10 months ago, to file a report after he discovered the elicit relationship. police interviewed the parent, his child, and other students. during that interview, police got screen shots of text messages and exchanges on social media sites between the teacher and student and the parent told us police assured him that this would be turned over to the school district. the parent said that in february, he went to the school's dean of students about butts' inappropriate behavior. he said the administrator told him the district was aware of the report. we asked three educators what they thought. >> immediately, act on it. you know? teacher should have been removed from the classroom. >> they should have jumped on it as soon as it was reported. something is going on. they're covering it up. >> the sheriff told us they
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found the reports and they don't know why they weren't completed in a timely fashion. they've launched a probe as a result of our inquiries. police are investigating the shooting of a woman in her early 20s in an east bay mall. officers were investigating and someone alerted them to a shoplifting incident nearby. new at 6:00 late this afternoon, the clayton fire 100% contained. the fire burned two weeks south of laura lake. 189 homes burned to the ground with more than 100 businesses and other structures, burning six square miles which is almost four times the size of golden
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gate park. a six week old girl named mila died from severe abuse she suffered during her brief life, including broken bones and a crushed skull. her father is charged with murder in the death. the judge set bail at $1 million. he told detectives he was sometimes too rough with the baby. last sunday, he said he grabbed her head into a carrying handle. six years ago, he was arrested for abusing his older child. i don't know if it's a breakdown in the system. i think them are charged with child abuse and still have minor children in the home chlts. >> he faces life in prison if convicted. and if you know someone that needs help with child care, click on the story for more
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information. a month to month, 18 months since san francisco police officers shot and killed lopez. the investigation is still ongoing. >> you can see the crowd behind me here. the folks are part of the community. they have signs in hand. and they're standing just inches from where he was shot more than a year and a half ago and they're calling for justice as they prepare for the march. >> us, in the community have been in court. >> the clear and direct message belongs to the state attorney
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general. the 21-year-old immigrant, 18 months ago, perez-lopez was gunned down by two san francisco police officers in the mission district. >> these eye witnesses did step forward but there are others out there who are still afraid. >> an autopsy shows six shots hit the 21-year-old man from behind and san francisco district attorney says it's important to get it right and he expects that will happen, soon. >> we'll make it public. >> the community is calling for justice. smith says he's been pressured not totem the officers. >> the law enforcement community is pressuring him not to file
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charges. >> the system he says needs an outside investigator to review and bring justice. and these people are planning to take the march from here to the police headquarters here in the mission district and the family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the chief of police, the city of san francisco and county of san francisco. that is the latest. reporting live, lonny riviera, abc7 news. >> thank you. >> to an update from the abc7 news i team. a police sergeant drove a 19-year-old to the airport. a victims' fund is paying for treatment. she told the i-team she had sex with 30 officers, several when
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she was underway. investigations are underway and dan noyes says she's excited and nervous about the months in rehab. a violent crash on tuesday stopped traffic on san francisco's market street that through plenty of bystanders and rubber neckers and a lot of them started taking pictures and videos. what is unexpected is for that to result in a physical brawl on the sidewalk. we're live with more on this fight. melanie? >> reporter: this is what many of us do is what peter muller was doing here, he was taking a picture and three people nearby didn't like that for some reason. now, those three people could be facing misdemeanor battery charges. when a cab driver jumped a
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curve, peter muller went to see what happened. >> i wanted to go check it out. >> he was one of dozens taking pictures and veryo. he says a man began yelling at him. >> he said i should be concerned with the feelings of the victims. >> police responded and another incident is beginning. muller says he walked away from the woman, and returned. you can see a heated verbal argument. a man pulls the women back until muller said one last sentence before turning away, again. >> get his girlfriend out of my face. >> the man punched the back of his head. >> at what point does it become okay to attack someone for taking a photo? >> one woman continued to attack muller as he pinned the man to the ground. police arrived, the person taking this video went down stairs. >> i heard someone say i have a video.
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i'm like, thank you. >> he took this picture of the three people, cuffed. police say they were sighted and released. muller has scrapes and he said he has prescription sunglasses he was wearing. >> someone took a rido he ended up helping me. but the root stems from someone taking a video or a photo of something that happened. >> in san francisco, abc7 news. police are asking for the public's help identifying thee people involved in a robbery at usf. they say two men and one woman stole a lap top last month. police showed the three walking through the halls of the university building. police say two students were punched in the face and robbed of a backpack and cell phone in another building. the two then took off. help is coming from renters who are challenging evictions in
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california. it could put you on a list that can ruin your credit. and make it almost impossible to rent a new place. >> attorney denise barton was lucky to find this home. it's affordable with plenty of space for her twin daughters but she misses her old apartment in the outer richmond in san francisco. the neighbor had character and was much closer to work. unfortunately, last year she was evicted. >> i have been a landlord before. i never knew this existed. >> she didn't know, but found out, she could sue to block the eviction she had weeks, not months to reach a resolution, or else. >> if i didn't in 60 days, my name would go on a black list, i would be barred from renting again or my credit would be destroyed for seven years. >> in california you can challenge the eviction, but if there is no resolution in 60 days, your name goes on a list
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called the registry. land lords often scour these lists and often refuse to rent to the people on them. >> our bill says your name can't be placed on the list until the end of a resolution of the case. >> the bill squeaked through by one vote and is now on the governor's desk. land lords are lobbying hard for a veto. the president of the small property owners sent us an e-mail saying in part, many of us have one rental and we need to be able to access school information as any other business but for denise, the experience has been so painful, she's moving out of the bay area. >> eric thomas, abc7 news. a situation in oakland is being called a dishonor to set trans. >> the solutions that have been tried but haven't fixed this
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problem. and still ahead, how a bay area company can help the nation help with recommendations to help stop the seeka virus. and i'll have the accu-weather forecast coming up. and take a look at the golden gate bridge which could look different if something deemed useless is taken away. we'll explain as we continue.
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a man was found dead steps away from homes in an east bay
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neighborhood in an intervention. police say the motive is under investigation. chris nguyen is on that story >> reporter: under highway 101 interchange, interstate 280, a quiet afternoon. >> after 6:00, i stay in my house. >> this is the scene after police responded to a report of a dead body. police say the male victim had injuries and was pronounced dead at th scene. the county medical examiner says he died of blunt force drama. neighbors say they're scared to be here. >> yes. yes. i don't know what they're doing
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here. >> one resident says to process. >> this is san joes yeahs '34th homicide of 2016. a nearly 6% jump from last year. >> second guessing whether this is a safe place to live at nowadays. >> anyone that can help is urged to call san jose police. golden gate bridge users may see a change in the way they pay tolls. bridge officials are considering a new collection structure. kristin zee is here to show us how it would work. >> reporter: this is how drivers pay tolls on the golden gate bridge. here at the toll plaza, this is
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what bridge officials are considering now. and lights, cameras, lasers along the platform, hanging above the roadway. >> they're going up around the nation. they're the way the selection is starting to be done more and fore and in the future. >> bridge officials say with the new technology, drivers will not crash. let's show you on google earth where the gantre was located. right there. and so right about there, this plan has to go through a environmental process. earliest would be the end of 2018. and this is regarding the golden gate bridge. >> let's take a look at the bridge now. you're going to notice cars on the northbound lanes on the right are not moving.
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that is not just because of traffic. there is an accident at vista point blocking those lanes so you'll want to avoid leaving for some time. >> just gave you a good view of the golden gate bridge. you can see it's gobbling up portions of the coastline now. and making a nightly push over the bay. it will push well inland tonight, bringing with it spotty drizzle. taking a look at current conditions here is a live view downtown san francisco showing you lots of blue skies over this portion of the bay. and becoming partly cloudy now. 67 in morgan hill. this is the view, clouds coming in from our camera looking west to gray skies.
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and 75 in livermore. blue skies and patches of low clouds and fog beginning to push over the bay. clouds, fog, and spotty drizzle overnight. sunny skies over the bay and inland that we'll have below average temperatures. talking to you about the smoke from the sobranes fire, air quality will be moderate. inland east bay and coast and up in the north bay. let's take a look at overnight conditions. we'll go to winds that may be helpful. mixing up smoke and improving air quality. gusts at 35 miles per hour fairfield and other locations are experiencing breezy conditions as well. so this will help provide good air quality. overnight, low clouds, fog will cover the bay area and coastal, spotty drizzle and maybe some around the bay.
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low temperatures in the upper 50s and mild overnight. and this is our forecast animation showing the surge of low clouds and fog across the bay. so foggy tomorrow morning is not usually a big commuter day. and by morning, mainly sunny skies by mid day over the bay and inland. and there are patches of low clouds and fog lingering near the coastline. mainly mid to upper 70s. low 80s in morgan hill and gilroy. low to mid-70s. and 74 mountain view. 61 half moon bay. and north bay, mainly low 70s to sonoma and napa. east bay upper 60s to low 70s and inland highs in low to mid-80s.
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here is the accu-weather forecast. it's going to be nice, pleasant with mild conditions inland. however, high temperatures are below average but we do expect warmth in november. that will just have to wait. >> thank you. >> cavaliers may have taken the nba championship to the warriors but lebron james is giving something special to a local
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the oil companies pollute our air. putting their... ...profits ahead of our kids' health. now they're trying to weaken california's clean air laws. i'm tom steyer. we've had a million kids get asthma. we need to send the oil companies a message. tell your legislator to stand up to the oil companies and protect our clean air laws. don't let the oil companies put their profits... ...ahead of our kids.
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a san francisco small business owner got a social media shout out from lebron james this week after submitting this video. >> we place men and women on construction projects to earn a decent living. put the guns down, pick up a stop sign, earn a decent living. >> bay view hunter's point resident won james' contest where small business owners are making their case to why they deserve a social media shoutout. he said her passion is inspiring.
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>> you look out for a small african american women owned business that is striving to continue to help the community and help district 10 where i was born and raised at. that is huge, lebron. >> she's hoping it will lead to a larger contractor hiring her for the next project. >> happening now, food trucks are open in pittsburgh for the first official off the grid night. off the grid helps promote and organize mobile food events around the bay area. a dozen trucks are gathered on railroad avenue near sixth street. >> in berkeley minimum wage is about to go up. the city council voted to raise it to $15 an hour. special meeting called for that vote and it's going to go to $12.53 on october 1.
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then, $15 by the year 2018. kids with hive threatening diseases can go to a camp free. >> where the kids can just be kids. plus... we've gotten to the points where employees were concerned about their safety. >> the growing problem around oakland's va health center that just keeps getting worse. >> why a judge decided the federal government was not liable for years of captivity endured by kidnapping victim jaycee
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traffic issue into marin. a motorcyclist now died after a crash. >> northbound lanes are blocked and will likely stay close sometime. you can see traffic is not going anywhere. you can get updates about when
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lanes will open. >> abc7 news reporter laura anthony has the story. >> reporter: you can see that gets almost entirely filled up with homeless contamination. >> reporter: dr. chung is a site manager for the va health center and he's concerned about the growing homeless encampment that nearly circles his building. >> there is a lot of garbage and a lot of human excrement. it has a bad smell in the area. >> just appears the building cosmetically, it just presents a picture that is, you know, in my view, dispairit when compared to the other facilities in california. >> the city, doesn't care? or the city? does the government not care?
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>> the city owns the building and the property. a spokesperson told us that encampment has been on a residential block and issues associated witness were impacting neighbors. we felt having it my great to an area with no homes and minimal impact on businesses was the lesser of two bad situations. michael jones visits the center often and used to be homeless. >> what do you think needs to happen? >> we don't need to push the problem around. we need to get them into permanent housing to have medical and mental substance help. >> city crews do throw out garbage and needles. >> within 12 hours, homeless start move back in. >> top va officials hope to meet with the mayor to come up with a better situation for everyone involved. a former nasa scientist
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would have turned 31 years old yesterday, but he was murdered just a half block from his house. his family up loaded this video in memory of him. he was walking home from king fish pub when someone shot and killed him. investigators haven't been able to find the killer. a judge ruled the federal government is not liable in the kidnapping of jays yu dugard. she was kidnapped at age 11, held captive by phillip garrido in antioch for 14 years. dugard failed the government and today's ruling comes seven years to the day she was rescued. abc7 is a proud partner with the taylor family foundation. >> it provided free summer camp for children with life altering conditions for more than 25
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years. >> abc7's cheryl jennings visited a camp session in livermore. the smiles, the joy of being at camp. shows in enthusiasm of the young people as they celebrate the summer olympic games. this is camp go beyond. they're holding their session in camp aroya sponsored by the taylor family foundation. you'd never know campers and counselors have life threatening intestinal illnesses. >> when i was really sick it was fatigue. and severe diarrhea. i was diagnosed when i was 8. it's a lot of inflammation that can be hard to digest. >> this 14-year-old, jade, and her brother, aj are both dealing with health issues.
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>> had you do you manage your illness? >> pills. >> we don't know what causes it. we do know there are genes associated with inflammatory bowel disease. >> dr. mel hyland in san francisco. >> i have two nurse practitioners that have been with me the whole time. we really have run the camp and probably about half of the kids are patients. >> he says some manage on medications and controlled diets but others have to endure surgery. >> nutrition and protein goes through it. >> a little over a year ago i had to have my colon removed after going through about 6
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medications. her sushlgry means she lives with something called a stoma. >> when i eat things instead of going out one end, they go out another end to give the colon a rest of having to push food through. >> campers love they're not treated like sick kids here. >> we try to put them through every activity we can. sxh they take their medications and get back out to business of being campers. >> it's great to see them having fun, because sometimes, people make fun of them, because of their disease. >> i would just have to rush to the rest room and lock the door. and a few people started to make fun of me because i would rush
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during class. >> the director says they make special accommodations for the campers. >> we put port o potties in throughout campers so no child risks having an accident. >> the experiences are often life changing. >> they're like i want to be a counselor, able to be that person and that kid's life that is like, oh, my gosh. look at her. she went to college. if she can do it, i can do here is a surprising number. there are 11,000 cases of seeka virus in the united states. >> how one company can help blood banks meet new recommendations to keep us safe. 50 years ago the beatles played what turned out to be
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donald trump is near lake tahoe tonight, the event is sold out. concerns have surfaced about the recently-released official donald trump app. several privacy experts are concerned with the data collection techniques. the app requests information to your contacts in your address book. the ap pchl says it's only collecting your personal date yachl the campaign didn't respond for comment. it's possible to use the app without giving it access to your contact list. hillary clinton took the day off from campaigning while her running mate, tim kaine had harsh words for donald trump and a university in tallahassee associated trump's values with those of the kkk. all u.s. blood banks are
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encouraged to scene for the zika virus. the previous requirement was limited to areas with active transmission like puerto rico and two florida companies. one system can remove zika from the blood. it is approved for use in the united states. almost 50 years ago, the balels performed in a final concert. next,
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monday is the 50th anniversary for what would turn out to be the beatles final concert here in the bay area. it with as a far different experience than today's rock concerts, too. when sir paul mccartney played last at candle stick park, it looked almost nothing like the first. no spot lights, no dancers. just a stage at second base. >> the sound company still does business in san francisco. i'm not going to mention them by
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name. but your high school band belter -- better audio. >> beatles were the original boy band. and cute hair cuts and uniforms, and john, paul, george, and ringo. >> for beatles that was the problem. >> miss of screaming teenagers. they couldn't hear the music. >> the beatles broke new ground in the recording studio, playing the same hits was holding them back. >> and george harris onnoou that. he recounts flying out of san francisco and thinking that is it for that. he was glad and relieved. >> reporter: of all the people that caught a glimpse, the best view was that of a photo journalist. >> looking back i wish i had
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taken a lot more photographs. >> reporter: fred pardini shot for "the examiner". we were there with them, walking backwards, photographing until they got to the stage. >> reporter: the stage, surrounded by a wire fence after what happened at the last show. >> they leapt up and jumped on the stage. >> the show lasted 35 minutes, then, their ride showed up. >> they jumped into the armored truck and away they went. that was the last we saw of the beatles. >> wow. the never before seen pictures of the concert are going up on display in san francisco monday. artist dave seaberry bought the photos from a garage sale 30 years ago. he will display them for two months in the reclaimed room gallery in san francisco. maybe you didn't know, maybe you did.
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look. there is a little -- oh. today is national dog day. oh, i love my little guy z bay area dog lovers are celebrating and some of us here, these pictures have #abc7now, making it easy to find and feature them. >> and we all updates. >> puppy love there. we've got the sunny areas the bay. and we're talking about temperatures below average for the next week or so.
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this is a high of 74 degrees. and here is the accu-weather forecast. this is a mild, pleasant weather pattern and cooler than average in august. i won't be complaining. >> thanks spencer. >> on to sports. shu is here. >> yes. >> little bit of everything today, right? bruce bocci talks about how big th america thought our pancakes were pretty special. but we knew we could do better. so we did. we made denny's new pancakes 50% fluffier with fresh buttermilk and hint of vanilla. if you disagree, the cakes are free. that's the denny's love'em or they're free guarantee.
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tell your legislator to stand up to the oil companies and protect our clean air laws. don't let the oil companies put their profits... ...ahead of our kids. giants returning home to face the braves after losing two out of three to the dodgers. pitcher matt moore got a win as a combient and was away from a no hitter. on cory stiger bobblehead night.
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and the win was huge for the giants. two back and four back of the dodgers and today, bruce bocci touched on that. >> those are the wins you hope jump start you. and that is if you've been in a funk. you know? being close to a no hitter. you know? >> bears in hawaii, rainbow warriors facing off in sydney, australia. this kicks off the college season. bears have been in sydney over a week and i'm sure ready to see what team they'll field this starts with davis web. >> i went to the university of texas tech and glad to be part
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of the team. and just go with it. i'm excited to be here. >> niners hosting packers tonight at levis stadium an the first in which collin kaepernick will get action. >> you're going to have the ball in your hands and that is offense does and i think guys are feeding off that now and knowing they're going to be out there, making plays. >> raiders and jack del rio play
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their first home game. there is not many starting jobs open with the raiders. game four will be the final game. and then, youngsters will impress and and make the roster. >> we have peel feelings on how they sit as of today. but you know, these are big games coming up. >> this time of the year, that is all that really matters to me. >> join us tonight a new sex
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education app that let's teens ask almost anything. what parents are saying about it at 9:00. and here is tonight's prime time line up. and 2020 at 10:00. here new details about attempted efforts to rescue her, followed by abc7 news at 11:00. and that is followed by jimmy kim yil live. finally tonight, a few thoughts about what really matters. if you missed the memo, today is womens' equality day, on the anniversary 96 years ago of when the 19th amendment took effect. a few months later in the november election, more than 8 million americans were allowed to vote for the first time. nearly a century litter we made
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transformative progress. in the olympics, the u.s. women won more medals than men and a woman may be elected as our next president. strides in sports, politics at home and office. but the distance is is a mile marker of how far we have to go. women face discrimination in the work place, often paid less than male counter parts for the same work, and constantly objectified in movies and magazines and too many women live in fear and violence at home. on this womens' equality day we should celebrate the strides but resolve to make more. we shall remember that when we talk of women's rights, what matters is that we're talking about our others, our wives, our daughters and friends.
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let me know what you think. follow me on dan ashley, abc7. >> that is going to owe do it for this edition of abc7 news. you can put breaking news on twitter on abc7 news bay area. thank you for your time tonight. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. >> we appreciate your time. hope to see you again at 9:00 and 11:00.
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this is the "jeopardy!" teachers tournament. here are today's contestants -- a high-school special-education teacher from east lansing, michigan... a high-school english teacher from mystic, connecticut... and an elementary bilingual teacher from joliet, illinois... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ applause ] alex: thank you, johnny. hi, folks. right now we have four winners of quarter-final matches waiting in the wings to make the trip to washington, d.c., to compete as semi-finalists next week. they will be joined by the winner of this game. so, bill, cory, and kaberi, good luck. here we go.
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categories for this first round today are... uh-oh! ...each correct response beginning with that letter of the alphabet. now, in tv eateries, you have to identify the television program for us. all right, kaberi, start. let's start with tv eateries for $200. cory. what is "seinfeld"? that's it. tv eateries for $400. [ beep ] that's "2 broke girls." cory? tv eateries for $600. cory. what is "beverly hills 90210"? yes. tv eateries for $800. kaberi. what is "alice"? yes.


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