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good evening. i'm dan ashley. vandals hit a catholic church in the east bay at a time when christians pray for forgiveness on this ash wednesday. it happened at saint ann's church in union city. leslie brinkley is there live to show you exactly what
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happened there. leslie? >> reporter: they are taking this seriously because of satanic emblems like this on the side of the church more police officers and more detectives dispatched here to saint ann's in union city in light of the destruction overnight. >> personally it shocks and disgusts me. >> as police and parishonners surveyed the damage here they were shocked. an 8-foot cross split and toppled from a cement base. a stone monument overturned. statues of the holy family defaced with black spray paint. four foot pen tow grams. >> once we recognized the satanic symbols and the fact that they were placed on to a church and the fact that it was ash wednesday obviously that made it more than coincidental. we classified it as a hate crime. >> they climbed up on the church to get on the second
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level to do it to make sure that it would be difficult to remove. >> for someone to do something like this, especially on ash wednesday is very distushin dio us. >> the assault ended up as the focal point of ash wednesday services. >> there have been a lot of fears. there is a lot of anger. >> reporter: a parishonner discovered the damage early wednesday morning. there are no security cameras but police have evidence. >> one has to question whether this is a misguided young person that is out for shock value or whether there is some sort of organized group involved in this. >> i say who would do such a thing to something so peaceful? >> reporter: hopefully the peace will return tomorrow morning. they will paint over the graffiti and there are plans to resurrect the catholic emblems that were defaced here. reporting live in union city, leslie brinkley, abc 7 news.
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leslie, thank you. look for changes soon when you download an application on your mobile device. it should make a big difference when it comes to your privacy. business and technology reporter david louie explains. >> reporter: it is estimated mobile application applicationn downloaded 35 billion times. yet only 22 out of the top 30 have a privacy policy according to the california attorney general. >> giving the consumer and giving the user control and letting them know. the reality is most of us don't understand the technology. so we don't know what it is capable of doing. but if we knew we would make certain decisions. >> harris and her staff sat down last august with the six largest companies that market apps, amazon, apple, google, hp, microsoft and research in motion themaker of the blackberry. all six agreed to comply with state law by working with app developers to create privacy policies, post them before a download occurs and to help to
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enforce the law. mobile applications can collect other personal details without the user's knowledge. the state's offense of private cipro tex. >> knowing that you will have to explain what information you are collecting and what you are doing with it can cause you to think it through and make some decisions on the front end. i would think long-term that would be a good impact. >> reporter: the big unknown is whether people will read the privacy policies before downloading apps and whether they understand them. >> if they don't go with the privacy policies that means that you are not installing the app. the chances of people actually not installing an app that they want to test out because of a privacy policy is pretty slim. >> reporter: look for the new policies to start popping up as soon as they are written. otherwise they could be subject to a $5,000 fine for every
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download violation. david louie, abc 7 news. a couple of important health items injure. for the first time there is clear evidence that colonoscopies with save lives. doctors long felt the test was beneficial but removing polyps can cut the risk of dieing from colon cancer in half. deaths from colorectal cancer are on the decline because people are getting checked in greater numbers. screening is recommended at the age of 50. new research shows that women would h get migraines are also more likely to develop depression. researchers looked at women for 13 years. the link is not clear but researchers think that hormones may play a role. to politics. the republican contenders battle it out at tonight's debate in arizona. less than a week before that
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state's critical primary. it is the 20th debate of this election season if you can believe it. and it may have been the last chance for candidates to try for some sort of game changing moment. here is abc's karen traverse. >> reporter: it is a two man race for the republican nomination right now and at tonight's cnn debate, mitt romney and rick santorum battled furiously to win over voters. >> you can't be i don't believe anything but a fiscal kirt and conservative and balance your budget. >> in romney's home state michigan some polls show him trailing santorum. they came ready to rumble on ear marks. >> while i was fighting to save the olympics you were fighting to save the bridge to know where. >> you don't know what you are talking about. >> reporter: and government spending. >> defense spending will not be cut under my administration but we will go after the means
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tested entitlement programs. medicaid and food stamps and do what we did with welfare. >> during your term in congress government has doubled in size. >> romney got an assist from ron paul who slammed santorum every chance yolks he got. >> you have a television ad that labels him a fake. why? >> because he is a fake. >> reporter: when it came to one hot button issue the candidates were in agreement. that is the obama administration new policy that makes birth control available to women free of charge through their employer's insurance coverage. the candidates tried to pivot away from the controversial issue that could turn off independent voters in the election. >> we have a problem in the country and a the family is fracturing. >> this is a discussion about we going to have a nation which preserves the foundation of the nation which is the family. >> reporter: karen traverse, abc news, washington. parents of students at
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laurel elementary school in oakley receive adler warning of a possible outbreak of norovirus. the entire campus is being cleaned. it usually causes stomach illness and is extremely contagious. the letter urges students showing symptoms to stay home for two days after storms go away. uc davis students are suing the university over a pepper spray incident that sparked national outrage and calls for the chancellor's resignation. you can see campus police spraying the protesters as they sad sat in an act of civil obedience. the lawsuit accuses the university of violating the demonstrators constitutional rights. >> we tonight want to see anything like what happened last november ever happen again on uc campuses. we do things that the students who got subject to pepper spray
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at point blank range should be compensated to the extent that is possible for what happened to them. >> officials declined to comment today saying they have not seen the lawsuit. nervous parents rushed to an oakland school just before noon after they got word that police were looking for a man with a gun and their kids were being escorted off campus. all this happened in east oakland. as wayne freedman explains, police used restraint in dealing with an armed man and the school staff kept cool as well. >> reporter: this was anything but a pleasant outside lunch for the students and staff of maxwell park elementary. >> what did you tell the kids? >> i didn't tell them much. >> not with a gunman up the street. >> was the gun loaded? >> we do not know that at this time. >> and not with anxious parents who con verged after hearing of the emergency. >> there is no sense for them to be saying in the open when they say there is a gunman running around here ready to
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shoot anybody. >> i have no idea. i don't know what happened. >> lane's 21-year-old son pain was the potential shooter. while working on his car he pulled a shotgun from inside of it and laid it on the street. the crisis escalated when someone called police. >> he was racking the gun. >> that is not threatening. >> no. >> it was to staff inside the school. first they sheltered 250 kids in place. once police had the suspect surrounded they evacuated classes out a backdoor to the park half a block away. >> there will always be a little confusion when parents see helicopters and a mass number of police cars in the neighborhoods they will be frightened as any parent would. overall i think it was handled competently. >> he was taken into custody with no shots being fired. it is beforelin baffling to tho know him. >> what upset him? >> i don't know. >> basically he used bad judgment with a shotgun.
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a worry some experience for kids and especially for parents, all parents. >> my son is gone. i don't know why. >> reporter: as of now mr. ling faces several charges unnamed by the oakland police. the school district will send letters to parents tonight explaining what happened. it won't be the first letter those parents received from the district. maxwell park elementary school is scheduled to close due to budget restraints at end of the year. in oakland, wayne freedman, abc 7ing news. water restrictions across the state. we'll have that story next. plus -- said the officers is lying. >> she told us her son was unarmed when was wounded by police. tonight we have the other side of the story. i'm spencer christian in the accuweather forecast center. warm tomorrow. really warm. i'll have details in the accuweather forecast coming up.
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attorney into the hospital. tonight the department says h his story is just that, a story. here is laura anthony. >> my friends said in front of the oakland police if there was a gun you planted it. >> reporter: her son charged with four felonies including three gun charges, tony's mother stands by her claims that he was unarmed. jones was being pursued as a possible armed robbery suspect in east oakland. >> i feel cheated because they shot him in his back. regardless of what is going on he never had a gun and he got shot in his back. >> he did nothing wrong but got out of the car and started walking away from them. they then pulled up behind him. he ran across the street and that is when was shot in the back. >> i can't go into the details, the only thing i can tell you is it is under investigation. >> reporter: while police won't say much about the incident a police source told abc 7 jones
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was running with a gun in his hand when the veteran officer opened fire. >> and my son said mama the officers is lying. >> reporter: his mother maintains her son who she says was recently released from prison was not armed but police say they did recover a handgun near where jone jones was shot. jones is oscar grant's cousin. he was shot on new year's day 2009. the 22-year-old hayward man died a few days later. >> i feel like i'm just very stressed out behind the whole situation because i'm having played back my nephew getting killed by the police and now my son. i'm stressed out. >> jones attorney initiated a civil lawsuit against the city of oakland and the police department. as are for the criminal case against jones once he is released from the hospital here he will be arraigned on four felonies. in oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. dry conditions and a thin
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snow pack mean there will be less water for california farms and cities this year. today the department of water resources reduced its estimate of the amount it can deliver from 60% to 50% now. the snow pack is less than a third of normal for this time of year. officials in marin say low rainfall and a damaged well will likely force water restrictions for residents in paradise ranch estates, point rays station and inverness no rain is a big deal but all this sunshine is nice to enjoy and it it is bringing people outside. in sonoma, mothers took their kids to the park and couples strolled around today. in san jose, a bit windy there but it was so warm forecasters were scrambling for the record books. like spencer. it was warm in spots all over the bay area. >> record warmth in several locations. great day to be outside. i wanted to go out and play with the other kids but the grownups wouldn't let me. >> they are tough about that. >> they really are.
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a wide view from the high definition camera looking out over san francisco mom and dad. and so clear night and a mild one. take a look at the high temperatures today. several record highs for this date. santa rosa 79. santa cruz 79. redwood city 77. livermore 78. all new record highs for this date for those locations. and numerous other locations upper 2007 today. 60 degrees in redwood city. 65 antioch. 62 santa rosa. and most other locations reporting temperatures in the 50s right now. these are the highlights mostly clear tonight. sunny and warm again tomorrow. and breezy and cooler conditions will settle in for the weekend. now, we do have a high wind advisory in effect from 4:00 tomorrow morning to 6:00 tomorrow evening. northwesterly winds gusting at 45 to 50 miles per hour over the bay area mountain tops or hill stops.
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strongest winds above the 1,000-foot elevation. this applies to north bay mountains, east bay mills and the diablo range, of course. forecast animation. high pressure settles into the north tomorrow producing an offshore flow which warms us up again. as the high shifts inland we will develop a sea breeze on friday and that will bring cooler marine air back dropping temperatures from the amazing levels we will see tomorrow. over night tonight relatively mild temperatures. upper 40s to low 50s. low to mid 40s at santa rosa and napa. tomorrow another mild one. highs in the south bay. sunny skies in the mid up toker 70s. highs of 75 san jose and santa clara. 76 campbell. 77 a71 half moon bay and 68 at
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pacifica. 69 in the sunset district. in the north bay numerous upper 70s. 77 sonoma and calistoga. 78 santa rosa tomorrow. near east bay highs in the mid 70s. 75 oakland and fremont. 74 union city and castro valley. the inland east bay mid to upper 70s. 75 con card and danville. 76 livermore. monterey bay, mid 70s near the bay. mid to upper 70s inland. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. it will be mild again on friday but not quite so mild as tomorrow. cooler and breezier over the weekend with highs reaching only into the 60s. only into the 60s. but despite the cooldown and the increase in clouds over the weekend there will be no rain. there is a slight chance perhaps next wednesday but it really is slight. not much -- not even worth talking about at the moment because it doesn't look like a significant storm building coming our way. >> we will enjoy it while it
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lasts. >> we will. >> thank you very much. the san francisco sheriff goes on trial this week. coming up, the evidence he wants thrown out before it starts. a reminder of the incredible risks that journalists take. >> and the uprising in syria claims the lives of three journalists including an american. back i i
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makes it easy for anne to view her finances from anywhere. like gate d12 for the next three hours. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. 74 more deaths reported today in syria including three journalists. a reporter for the london times and a french photo journalist kill during an assault on the city of home. she spoke just last night on cnn. >> any one who gets on the streets if they are not hit by
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a shell there are snipers all around on the high buildings. the sickening thing is the complete mercyless nature. >> also killed in the shelling, this man, a syrian blogger. he ran a you tube channel to document and inform people about what was happening inside syria. the british newspaper says journalists are being targeted. rebels have opinion in an uprising for a year now. two motions filed today could gut the san francisco case against the san francisco sheriff. his trial will start on friday. his attorney filed a motion today asking the court to disallow statements that his wife allegedly made to a neighbor better previous incidents of abuse. e says they are legally hearsay. the lawyer is also asking the court to rule out a videotape. the attorney says ma madison
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represents herself as a lawyer and that lopez says she thought she had attorney-client privilege. well, add another two cougars to the rash of mountain lion spottings in the bay area. the pair tripped a surveillance camera monday night at the top of mount umunum the tallest peak in the santa cruz mountains. they meandered back in the woods. that follows two sightings yesterday. a german shepherd treed a big cat in losaltos. >> when abc 7 news at 9:00 continues. a as people filled up they got fed up and it is showing. plus. democratic governor jerry brown has a plan republicans love so much they are willing to embrace it word for word. i will tell you about the unusual endorsement. >> the fremont solar company that closed last year still has key people on its payroll.
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good evening. we'll start the half hour with a look at the headline is. parishoners angry and sad about vandalism at a union city church. graffiti, stone markers overturned crosses broken. the priest is waiting until tomorrow to clean it up. he wants people to see what hate looks like. a family plans to file a case against oakland police who they claim shot a family member that was unarmed. children were volusia from a school after residents
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called to report that a man working on a car pulled out a shotgun and laid it on the street. he was arrested. tonight the most stressful job in america just might be the person who changes the sign announcing the new higher price at the gas pump. at 11:00 this morning this shell station was charging $4.39 for regular gasoline. one hour later the price went up to $4.53. no one was stopping. in south san francisco, same story. >> it was like $4.29 earlier today in the morning before going to school. and i thought i would come back for gas but now it is $4.59 that is too much. >> that guy ended up going across the street where it was cheaper. the bay area is not the only place where drivers are fed up either. more from cecelia vega. >> reporter: gas prices aren't the only thing on the rise these days. so are tempers all around the country from flint, michigan.
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>> when they feel like they want to make more money they up the price. >> to chicago. >> it's crazy. and it's he absolutely maddening. >> to atlanta. >> there goes $100 down the drain. but, you know, i have to do it to survive. >> reporter: a trip to the gas station now an exercise in frustration. near los angeles a gallon costs 4 mt. $4.05 at 11:00 in the morning and shot up 16 cents in just three hours. >> going from a month ago it was like 70 or 80 bucks and now a hundred bucks. it as big difference and really gets you. >> signs of gas gouging, too. in lake buena vista, florida, nearly $6 for a gallon. this san diego attendant says drivers pelt him with explete ives all day long and that is not even the worst of it. >> a few weeks ago i was changing the prices out there and a customer tried to run over the sign.
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>> that is not the only bad behavior. are near tampa thieves went after the actual station in the middle of the night. >> and suspects parked a van over the underground tanks and started to pump out gas. >> in fresno, thieves popped off gas caps and siphoned the gas out of the tank. who stands to gain from the record prices? analysts say for every $50 you spend at the pump, most of it, about 31 bucks to oil companies. 7 dollars to the refineries that turn the oil into. the government gets a chunk in taxes and the people who deliver the gas and the credit card companies a small portion of it and that leaves just about $1 in profits for the gas stations. >> there seems to be backlash. one station manager said it was so strong back in the 1970s he started bringing a .45
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caliber handgun to work. cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. the solyndra company which closed its doors after burning through a government backed loan was gaven the okay to pay out company bonuses. company lawyers wanted more but were forced to scale back their request. solyndra says it needs to pay the executives to oversee an orderly liquiditiation of its assets. >> in washington late today, president obama signed the payroll tax cut extension. the white house issued this photo of the event. the measure cuts the social security withholding tax by a third giving all of us on average an extra $80 a month to spend. in sacramento, the battle over pension reform for state workers rages on. but there is unusual bipartisan support for an effort to cut
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costs to taxpayers. as nannette miranda explains, it is not a done deal just yet. >> in an unusual move virtually all republican state lawmakers endorsed democratic governor jerry brown's 12 point pension plan that includes putting new hires into a hybrid plan, partly counting on o the stock market through 401 ks and raising the retirement age. >> today we are stepping up to the plate, showing republicans are united behind the governor's plan. now, it is up to the governor to get thes onboard. >> of course, things can't be that easy here at the capital when one party says they like something the other typically doesn't especially on a touchy subject like pensions. governor brown is traveling to washington, d.c. all his offense would say is the need for pension reform is urgent and will continue to work with
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the legislature. lawmakers have been holding hearings on his plan but democrats say they can't accept it as is without some vetting. >> we are the legislature. our job is to look at the bills and look at legislation and develop it, not to just accept whole hog anything anybody gives us. >> we want to do it it right. >> public ememployee unions which gave concessions under former governor schwarzenegger says changes are fine only if they ensure retirement security. pensions have that. >> they have no right to try to undermine people's security in the state. a 401(k) plan gambles on wall street. good luck to you. >> while 3% of the state budget goes to pensions that is about $3 billion this year and the figure skyrockets in future years. republicans say that is money that cannot be used for schools, roads and law enforcement. in sacramento, nannette miranda, abc 7 news. still ahead here tonight, the musicians seeing the
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heart attacks and the placebo there was none. >> the ricks are real and it is pop that they be prescribed to the appropriate patient. is a real risk about remaining obese as well. >> it sent shares soaring to more nan $21 after hours trading. double the official closing price. the fda is expected to make a decision by april. engineers at stanford developed a wireless device that is small enough to travel through your blood stream. the device could be implanted or injected into the human body and powered wirelessly. it relies on an antenna it that is 2 square millimeters. no batteries to wear out or cables to provide power. ultimately the idea is to carry sensors and systems to deliver drugs with pinpoint accuracy in the body. an experiment that appeared to show particles traveling faster than light we reported this to you is in doubt
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tonight. scientists say they found a flaw and that new tree knows may not have smashed past the cosmic speed barrier after all. two separate issues have been found with the gps system used to clock the subatomic particles. one is as simple as a loose cable. more testing is underway. the biggest winners at the grammies are not shif just at e show. they are unveiled on the music charts the following week. ♪ we could have had it all >> adele grabbed the top three prizes but then sold 700,000 more albums than the week before the grammies. that is an increase of 207%. it is also the largest post grammy boost in the 54 year history of the awards. the previous record holder was nora joans. >> the oscars are just around the corner.
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the actor everyone is talking about and he is not even nominated. plus, top dog a springer spaniel gets a well deserved thank you here in
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today a special member of the san francisco police department was honored with a star. mac is a three-year-old english springer spaniel and has played a key role in the fight against drugs in the bay air aria. he has assisted seizure of nearly 4 million kailey dollars in cash from drug trafficking and more than 5 million-pounds of drugs. he is a product of his handler, undercover officer britt elmore. >> they symbolize the values and work tirelessly to take a bite out of crime, if you will. >> his handler the undercover
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officer could not be there because he is undercover. he was presented with the department's star at ceremony this afternoon. he has been with the sfpd since 2010. keeping on topic now and to the dog who is one of hollywood's biggest sensations that past year. david wright on the actor who is melting hearts and hasn't even been nominated. ♪ >> reporter: on the red carpet and on stage at the golden globes, hugy practically stole the show but will he be there on oscar night? ♪ >> the artist has ten oscar nominations including best actor. huggy who does everything he does got stiffed. >> what do you think, hugy? what do you think? >> can you blame him? >> reporter: blame run continue continue. in -- rin-tin-tin. he supposedly won the number of
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votes for best actor. >> the members of the academy looked and thought this is going to set an awkward precedent so they recounted the votes and magically the new winner was emile januarying. >> emile who? >> so h awards sees a movie line mount an on line campaign. consider uggie. show scoffed that his unique motivation as an actor was aah sags. >> i think the animals should get as much credit as you do. >> presumably you don't act on command. >> are you kidding me. >> happily, he did get some recognition this year. at the golden collar awards. >> and golden collar goes to. >> top dog. every dog has its days. david wright, abc newsers
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hollywood. >> the academy awards are this weekend. predict the winners and get the latest buzz right now. also download the exclusive app for iphones and ipads. are you can also get all of the information on oscar sunday and the academy awards at twitter at hash tag oscars sf. it's something. go back and update the forecast. spencer christian is back. >> start with a time lapse video from this afternoon looking out over san francisco. what a nice blue sky today. a few thin scattered high clouds above and, of course, it was quite warm and going to be warm again tomorrow. statewide actually southern california highs 83 in palm springs. 77 los angeles. even up on the coast 75. 71 sacramento. and here in the bay area, it will be again another mild day with inland highs in the mid to upper 70s.
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up to 78 degrees in santa rosa. 76 at livermore. 76 down at morgan hill. the accuweather seven-day forecast. mild again on friday but cooler then tomorrow. be then we will cool down rather sharply over the weekend. breezy conditions and a few more clouds around. still no rain in sight. the next chance next wednesday and that is a slight chance. doesn't look like much of a storm building out there at the moment. we'll keep watching and hoping. >> larry here with with all the sports. a good night bad night for the warriors. >> like he said, watching and hoping. the warriors come through this dramatic last second victory along with the smiles comes this. yet another injury for curry. this time it is not his ankle, thou
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coming up at 11:00. a disturbing scene at a central tens of thousands of hens have been found dead. what is going on? and dieting without will pour,
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pills or even food foods. the little device people are using to lose the pounds. device is not by the way a muzzle which also is effective. >> get the electrodes on, please. let's get to the war areors. hit the all-star break on a positive note. won the kind of game that they have lost so many times before. in the valley of the season which has been like death valley through the years. dunk fest for golden state in the first quarter. curry with david lee. lee with 22. warriors up 30-16 when this happens. curry lands awkwardly on his right foot. doesn't look like much. they are calling it a strained ten ton. left the game and returned briefly but had to sit the second half. the knee injury with
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sebastien. montae with a mission. channing frye. don't bother to box him out. suns within two. grant hill driving lay-up with 11 seconds left and tied at 104. marc jackson says montae the game is in your hands. fades, fires and hits over grant hill who played h him beautifully. this is just, well, close to impossible and he made the shot. one second left. frye. look out. a great look for the win and off the mark. the warriors by a deuce. they head to the all-star break with their first victory in phoenix since 2005, 106-104. we are in an era where everything is instantaneous. already a book coming out on jeremy lin. he has only been playing for the knicks for three weeks. the linsanity continues tonight. knicks in atlanta. ahead to carmelo anthony. all new york in this game.
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baron davis. a baron sighting. lynn on the break dishing two. melo come get some. a little runner in the lane. 17 points and 9 assists for jeremy. palo alto pride. another to j.r. come on. are you suous. if you play basketball off the wrong foot going the other way, that is really hard. 99-82 knicks. they have won 9 of 11. baron is doing it all there. and they are in miami against lebron tomorrow night. most of the giants off season moves involved position players. pitching staff intact. one opening in the bullpen and two guys vying for what is one open spot. he will forever be remembered for this moment allowing number 755 to barry bonds. that aside, hensley loved
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playing for the giants skip. that played a big factor in coming over here. being drafted by the team but to have the familiarity with boce and have the opportunity to play with him again was a big factor and i think it will work out for the best. >> we going to have full squad reports for the giants thursday and the a's on friday. mike shumann will be in arizona to provide spring training coverage through the weekend. the cal men's basketball team tied for first place in the pac 12. can capture the first pac 12 season i title with they win their final three road games. more on the road ahead. >> if they can leave the floor victorious on senior night. >> after the victory over oregon state the bares hi beare road. they are couched to win if they
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can bag all three they own the tiebreaker against washington. >> we are getting closer to the goal. i don't know that washington is going to lose again so i mean it means for us to finish in first we probably have to win all three games and that is going to be really hard. >> reporter: the bears 17-1 at whose but 5-5 away from home. road games at this time of year can be even tougher according to last week's pac 12 player of the week justin cobb. >> senior nights for a lot of the games and the seniors are hyped and crowds are into the game. a tough environment. >> reporter: the run for the pac title starts in utah who is 5-21 but everyone a dangerous at home. in berkeley, mike shumann, abc 7 sports. >> battling a cold, tiger woods admitted he didn't have his a-game but good enough to advance out of the first round of the match play championship in arizona. tiger forced to reverse the club and hit left-handed out of
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the desert on the second hole. opened the door for his opponent to take a two up lead through two. and he buries the birdie putt. tiger putting for the win and gets it. he will face nick watney in round two. luke donald lost to ernie els. >> a blowout. >> thanks very much. that is this edition of abc 7 news at 9. stay connected 24/7 at abc 7 thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. see you again at 11:00 over on channel 7. captioned by closed captioning services, inc.


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