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the way swiftly with the detainee to who knows where after they left...a resident of the home came out carrying her toddler....and said that her brother in law and her adopted brother, two undocumented immigrants from escaping the violence of guatamala had been detained. it's not fair but hopefully with gods will will get through this everything's good i just don't wish this upon no one's familyshe says the agents told her they were investigating her mother's janitorial business. it's really starting to hit me and my mom. my mom is like devastated she's crying she saying why would anybody say such a thing about me that i'm exporting peoplelate this afternoon she told me that her 20 year old brother was released.protestors showed up as the raid was underway....car rying signs saying no walls and no person is illegal. despite the oakland's sanctuary city status some of their police officers were on the scenein a statement the oakland police department says their officers were under strict orders not to assist
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with enforcement. there only role was to help with traffic control and neighborhood safety.maureen kelly kron4 news. (vicki) happening tonight... a nurse and mother of four who was allowed to stay in the bay area one more day...will now be deported. maria mendoza- sanchez, her husband and their son were scheduled to leave yesterday but were granted a stay of deportation. they filed another stay request but that was denied. sanchez and her husband have lived in the u-s for nearly 30 years. the couple will take their 12- year old son back to mexico. their flight is scheduled to leave from s-f-o tonight at 11. they do plan to make a statement before they leave. their three other children will stay here in the bay area. (grant) for the second time in two days....gunfire erupts on interstate 880 in the east bay... this latest shooting happened late last night just south of highway 92 in hayward. kron four's terisa estacio reports now on - if these two incidents are related.
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the california highway patrol is calling this a brazen act of violence. it was late tuesday evening when the call came in of another shooting in hayward. this time, reports of men hanging out of a car window aiming at another vehicle - a chp spokesperson says the victim a young female teen was terrified - curling up into a ball as she tried to stay alive and not be struck by a bullet. 30 sgt. ted montez, chp "she was not hit, but what was the extent of her injuries. minor cuts due to glass shattering. she was very lucky. sgt. montez with chp says they have brought in a speciality unit to gather evidence. here is a map to show you a better look at where this unfolded. it is north bound 880 near the 92 exchange. it is several miles south of the shooting on early monday morning. the driver in that case was shot in the head and is in critical condition. right now, it appears the two are not related a clear motive has not been identified in the sootings. the teen girl is recovering from this trauma - chp is looking into whether there is surveillance video to get a better idea of the car and suspects. and there is this - this warning from the
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chp. sgt. montez we will find them. in hayward, te (vicki) the security guard who shot a man at a store in san francisco has been arrested. the shooting happened just after 2:30 yesterday afternoon at the
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burlington coat factory. police say the guard confronted a suspected shoplifter and the two got into an argument that moved outside the store. police say that's when the guard shot the man. the victim is expected to recover. the guard was later arrested on multiple charges including suspicion of assault with a firearm. police have not yet released the guard's identity. (grant) anohter big story we are trakcing tonight... president trump disbands his business councils as corporate leaders and politicians distance themselves from his recent remarks about the terror in charlottesville. (vicki) the reaction is part of the continued fallout from the deadly violence over the weekend... and the president's fiery press conference yesterday. from our partners at cnn stacey cohan reports. the mass exodus of business leaders from two presidential business panels prompts president trump to dissolve both groups. eight people left the manufacturing council after trump's charlottesville
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remarks.....three business titans left another advisory group following earlier controversies.the chorus of criticism that erupted tuesday afternoon following the president's passionate statements on charlottesville continues to grow.but some stopped short of directly attacking trump.former presidents george h.w. bush and george w. bush released a statement saying in part, america must always reject racial bigotry, anti-semitism, and hatred in all forms.and senator mitch mconnell releasing a statement saying in part... we can have no tolerance for an ideology of racial hatred...virginia republican scott taylor addressed the president more directly.rep. scott taylor, -r- virginia: i think yesterday's conference was a failure of leadership. i mean i really do think that was the case yesterday.while vice president mike pence..travelin g in latin america...took quite a different tone.vice president mike pence: "i spoke at length about this heartbreaking situation on sunday night in columbia and i stand with the president and i stand by those words." republicans would much rather focus on the president's agenda -- but a senior white house official now says, quote, "everything will be harder now."in washington, i'm stacey cohan reporting.
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(vicki) californian's are joining in the efforts to remove confederate statues and monuments. the hollywood forever cemetery in los angeles removed its confederate memorial today. cemetary officials say there have been up to 60 calls and emails every day asking them to get rid of the monument. the decision was ultimately made by the owner of the monument who said that removing it from the cemetery is the best option. it was erected in 19-25 and stood in the cemetery's confederate section. cemetery officials say it will be put into storage, but the grave markers will remain. (vicki) last night... four confederate statues were taken down in baltimore. the baltimore city council unanimously voted in favor of removing four monuments on monday. according to the southern poverty law center-- there are over 700 confederate statues and monuments. about 300 of those are in georgia, north carolina and virginia. (vicki) and for more information on this story you
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can go to kron4 dot com... we have details on the suspect, and the victim of the charlottesville rally... as well as a timeline of what happened... be sure to download the free- kron 4 mobile app- to stay up to date on all the latest breaking news, weather and traffic. (grant) chased from their homes by a flood earlier this year... residents of a south bay mobile home park are now coping with the aftermath of a tragic fire. three people, including two children, were killed. kron four's rob fladeboe joins us now live from san jose with new information on the victims and the on going investigation. rob? (rob live) i'm here at the golden wheel mobile home park off gish road where this is all that is left of a mobile home that caught fire about noon on tuesday. now family and friends are mourning the loss of the three people who were trapped inside.
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it was an emotional scene as relatives and neighbors came by to see the aftermath of a tragedy that has rocked the close knit golden wheel community. anonymous family member (through translator) through a translator, her aunt identified one of the victims as 10 year old linda van, who perished along with a neighbor girl and an unidentified adult relative.arlene garcia/neighbor "....she was just a great kid, they were best friends, i always thought they were cousins...."joined by the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives, a team of investigators are going through the char and rubble searching for clues as to what may have caused the fire. joshua padron/san jose fire dept.".....the construction of mobile homes uses plastics and other very light metals and once a fire gets started it tends to burn very fast...."a dog was brought in to sniff out accelerants. that's said to be routine but several neighbors, including one interviewed by city councilman tam nguyen, said they heard a
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loud pop just before the flames erupted.tam nguyen/san jose city councilman".....she heard the boom and looked out the window and saw a man engulfed in flames...."people are coming by to pay their respects and contribute to a growing memorial. family members say the second young victim lived nearby and that other families might have faced a similar fate had they not been on an errand to do laundry only an hour or so beforethe fire broke out. arlene garcia".....they were beautiful kids, we didn't know they were in there until they put up the orange ribbon....." (rob live)i am told many of the people here, including the victims of the fire, were flushed from their homes in the coyote creek flood last winter. now this. neighbors
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are passing the hat to raise some money for them. they'll be going door to door here in the park this evening . live in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (vicki) students are heading back to the classrooms... coming up on kron four news at five... find out how local bay area police departments are working to keep your children safe this school year. then... susan bro/heather heyer's mother: "they tried to kill my child to shut her up. well guess what, you just magnified her (cheering)."(grant) the mother of the girl killed - when a car slammed into a group of counter-protesters at an alt-right rally saturday is virgina - is now talking about that tragedy. how the community of charlottesville is honoring the mudered 32- year-old. (vicki) and - he called them out - now he's revealing himself. next - we meet the man who exposed several people attending the white supremacist rally. (brittney) i'm chief meteorologist brittney shipp,
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i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. (grant) (grant) when you're clocking out. i'm the one clocking in & sensing your every move and automatically adjusting to help you stay effortlessly comfortable. there. i can even warm these to help you fall asleep faster. does your bed do that? oh. i don't actually talk. though i'm smart enough to. i'm the new sleep number 360 smart bed. let's meet at a sleep number store.
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google offices over the firing of a software engineer... have been canceled... due to threats of violence. protest organizers said they received threats from what they called..."alt-left terrorist groups." james damore was fired after releasing a controversial memo saying that biological differences helped explain why
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women are under-represented at the copmany. the planned protests were expected to take place in mountain view and at eight other google offices around the country. organizers say they have been unfairly characterized despite their statements denouncing bigotry and hatred. (vicki) a north carolina man is garnering national attention for his social media actions after the violent protests in charlottesville, virginia.(grant) social media can be a powerful tool when news happensraleigh resident logan smith found out just how powerful this weekend. logan smith:"they are saying they are going to kill me, they're saying... insulting my wife, insulting my family." they are the people he called out on twitter. people participating in the rally in charlottesville, virginia. smith, who is the communication s director for progress n-c, is also the face behind the twitter account called yes, you're racist.something he started during the presidential campaign in 2012.
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when he saw the images coming out of virginia, he wanted to do something about it.logan smith:"the first thing i did was to ask people if they recognized any of these people, just send me their names and public profiles and i'll make 'em famous."his inbox filled up with names and hometowns of the men in the pictures. smith says he did careful research before matching names with pictures. once he did, the photos went viral, getting passed all over the internet.logan smith: "these are real people. a lot of times, they're in our communities. and i think it's really important to put a spotlight on these people."and now smith has his own spotlight, one that is getting him death threats.he says that doesn't bother him, and he will continue to speak for what he believes his right. mandy mitchell, w-r-a-l news raleigh. (grant) and logan smith's twitter account exposed a local bay area man - who took part in saturaday's white
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nationalist event in virginia. we told you earlier this week - cole white - resigned from his job at "top dog" in berkeley after he was exposed by smith's twitter account "'yes you're racist". the company posted signs in its windows saying that it does not support the actions of those in charlottesville. (vicki) facebook is banning the accounts of white nationalists on its site and instagram. the profile pages of christopher cantwell and a page connected to his podcast have been removed. cantwell was listed on online fliers promoting the rally in charlottesville. facebook also removed at least eight other pages connected to the white nationalist movement. a facebook spokeswoman says the pages were in violation of the company's policy on hate speech and organizations. (grant) construction workers are putting the finishing touches on the salesforce tower in san francisco. it's by far the tallest building in the city. the new skyscraper will stand nearly 11 hundred feet into the sky. and although the tower will bring major changes to san francisco's iconic skyline, the building
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has garnered a lot of criticism. some people feel the building is the latest example of a tech economy steamrolling through the city. developers say concentrating growth in an urban hub will have positive environmental impacts. construction on the $1.1 billion skyscraper is expected to wrap up in october. (vicki) it's that time of the year - when students head back to the classrooms. kron four's lydia pantazas reports from petaluma - with a look at what police are doing to keep students safe. (lydia) you can see here at petaluma high school they already have a speed monitor reminding drivers that they can't drive any faster than 25- miles per hour in the school zone. this is just one of the ways the city of petaluma is promoting safety during their "safe routes to school traffic safety operation" this week as kids head back to school. there
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will be extra police officers and volunteers in place around school zones with the city of petaluma. here are some tips from the safety that help promote safety....reporting live in petaluma, lydia pantazes kron4 news. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. (lydia) you can see (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. temperatures across the region are generally running a
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few to several degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will likely be less widespread compared to previous days.
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(grant) coming up, an accidential retweet - by an east bay sheriff's department is causing quite the uproar tonight. why demonstartors say - this was no mistake. (vicki) and next - he's being called the charlottesvill e hero... hear from the man - who pushed his fiance out of harms way.
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(vicki) community members gathered today in charlottesville, virginia, for a memorial service to honor heather heyer... (vicki) the 32-year-old woman killed when a car drove through a group of counter-demonstrators on saturday during an alt- right rally. (grant) from our partners at cnn... omar jimenez is in charlottesville with reaction from her family.
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susan bro, heather heyer's mother: "i'd rather have my child but by golly if i've got to give her up we are going to make it count."a virginia mother speaking to a capacity crowd in support of her daughter heather heyer. she was killed saturday in charlottesville when a dodge challenger plowed into a crowd of people -- demonstrating against a white nationalists' rally.mark heyer, heather heyer's father: "no daughter should have to do this. but i love my daughter." family...friends...co-workers all took turns sharing stories about the woman they remember fighting for what she believed in.also in attendance...vi rginia senator tim kaine...charlottesville mayor mike signer...and governor terry mcauliffe.gov. terry mcauliffe, -d- virginia: "we gotta move forward together. we've gotta stop the rhetoric, we've gotta stop the langugage, we've gotta work together. "the 32-year-old heyer worked in charlottesvill e as a paralegal...her boss remembers one of the last
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things she said.larry miller, heather heyer's boss: "at one of the last staff meetings she made the comment 'if you're not outraged you're not paying attention.'heyer's memorial coming one day after president trump spoke about charlottesville in an impromptu press conference -- blaming the violence...as he did over the weekend ...on quote "many sides."but heyer's family and friends say wednesday wasn't about the president...it was about one áperson and moving forward with a singular message.susan bro, heather heyer's mother: "they tried to kill my child to shut her up. well guess what? you just magnified her." in charlottesville i'm omar jimenez. (grant) we're hearing more from marcus martin -- the man who shoved his fiance out ofthe way of the car that plowed through the group of protestors in charlottesvill e...(vicki) catherine heenan is here with more on martin -- who talked to reporters today... (catherine) the photo shows martin - wearing a white t-shirt - as he tumbled over the crashing carthat ended up killing heather heyer. he ended up flat on his back with a broken leg -
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but says all he could think about at first waswhether his fiance was ok.....saying to himself 'please don't let her be dead.' she was not injured. martin had managed to push her out of the path of the car before being hit.. he and his fiance had been friends with heather heyer and had been marching with her.... marcus martin - it was peaceful. we wasn't spreading hate, we were spreading love. we were chanting 'whose streets, our streets'. that's the only thing we chanted. (racists go home). we don't want you here. and that's all we said. and i guess that led to the tragic event that occurred and he took it upon himself. to do ... to walk out the rally, to get in his car to ... to ... to find out where the good protest was going. and you find us and you run us down. he says that he
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almost didn't go the rally - but made the decision at the last minutethat he had to be there... a go fund me account started for marcus martin surpassed its goal of 40-thousand dollarsin less than 24 hours... grant and vicki? (grant) police in the east bay are searching for man who is considered... armed and dangerous tonight. coming up after the break - who police are searching for - and what we know about this suspect. (vicki) then, a break in the case. the new evidence investigators have just uncovered - that might reveal what happened to natalee holloway 12 years ago.
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(grant) an arrest warrant has been issued for a carjacking and kidnapping suspect in the east bay. police just released the identification of the suspect...who they consider armed and dangerous. (vicki) kron4's haaziq madyun has been on the story all day and is the first to break the news about investigators identifying the carjacking suspect. a frightening situation... a desperate car theft suspect speeding away from police carjacks and kidnaps a woman sitting in traffic here on contra costa blvd in pleasant hill. on wednesday an arrest warrant was issued for the suspect 23-year-old vincent wilson of pleasant hill
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dangerous if you know where he is right now please call the pleasant hill police department or your local agency. he is also considered armed and dangerous as well"> this all started monday around 7:19am in the city of martinez. martinez police investigators say they spotted a speeding vehicle here at morelo ave at center ave. officers later discovered the vehicle was stolen. martinez police started to pursue the driver in the speeding vehicle but called off the chase out of concern for public safety. investigators say the vehicle continued on at a high rate of speed then crashed into a vehicle in the intersection of viking drive at conttra costa blvd injuring the female driver and her two year old child, right outside the sun valley mall in pleasant hill. it was here that the alleged kidnapping and car jacking occurred investigators say the wilson forced the female kidnapping victim to drive to back into martinez where he left her in her vehilce unharmed while he ran away. investigators say a 2nd suspect in the speeding vehicle was arrested back at the crash scene. wilson remains wanted by police...in pleasant hill haaziq madyun kron4ews
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(vicki) a tree trimmer remains in critical condition after nearly falling into a wood chipper in napa. jeremy booth was injured yesterday. witnesses tell kron four he was a part of a three man crew taking a tree down. they were using ropes to take the high branches down. booth was in charge of putting those branches into the woodchipper. at one point, he got tangled in a rope that went into the machine. the crew got the woodchipper to turn off but the rope had been around his neck and he lost oxygen. booth is in his early twenties and has young children. deputy ray kelly/alameda county sheriff spokesperson: "i hit the retweet button and it then retweeted that to our 10-thousand plus followers and i immediately began to get
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notifications"(grant) (grant) that's alameda county's sheriffs department spokesperson ray kelly... explaining how he accidentally re-tweeted a white supremicist video earlier this week. he said he was doing research for an upcoming rally in berkeley...said he's new to social media...made a human mistake...is not at all racist...and is embarassed by the whole thing. despite owning the error...talking on camera with kron4 yesterday...tonight...there's a protest happening outside the sheriff's department office in oakland. here's video from minutes ago...the demonstration just getting underway. we caught up with one of the organizers. (grant) attending this protest
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tonight: immigrant rights groups, including the asian law caucus and the california immigrant policy center. again, to be clear, the deputy seargant who retweeted the video...is adamant that he simply made a mistake.
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temperatures across the region are generally running a few to several degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will likely be less widespread compared to previous days.
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(grant) niners general manager - john lynch - is chimming in on the national anthem controversy. coming up... sports director gary radnich joins us on set - to share lynch's thoughts on raiders running back marshawn lynch's - decision to sit.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. (vicki) if you have
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traveled with southwest airlines in the past few days-- you may have noticed the airline having problems with early boarding. according to the airline-- the computer glitch that caused the problem has been partially fixed. southwest will be compensating the a-list and a- list preferred customers who have not gotten priority boarding in the past few days with extra frequent-flyer points. the airlines say a-list members take at least 50 one-way flights or earn a certain number of points in a year. (grant) a command post has now been set up at yosemite national park -- because of the south fork fire. (vicki) it's near the town of wawona - and fire crews are struggling to keep it fromreaching that community... catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) fire
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crews are worried about that town - which is close to the south fork of the merced river.. they're also concerned about the spot that's home to a famous grove of sequioas.. the fire has burned more than 22- hundred acres and is only about 5 percent contained. it's now forced the closure of at least one of the park roads, a golf course and a couple of campgrounds. it hasn't helped that many trees are already weakened by the drought and a beetle infestation. park rangers are warning some tourists that they might also have to move... tourist from england - we awake to the smell of ash. which isn't so good. we were able to take a nice swim in a bit of the river near here. which you can't get to now - because of the fire. park ranger - there's a lot of vegetation out there. a lot of ponderosa pines and cedars are affected. there's a lot of fuel, meaning this fire has a lot of opportunities to grow. the fire began early
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sunday and it's still not clear how it began. the community of wawona - with roughly 2-thousand people - has been under a pre-evacuation advisory. the park can still be entered from all entrances, including along highway 41 and highway 140. vicki? (vicki) could it be the end - to the natalee holloway case? coming up - the tip that may have finally given her parents an answer... as to what happened to their daughter 12-years ago.
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(grant) the backlash is growing over president trump's comments blaming both sides for the violence in charlottesville. pam moore is in the newsroom with what we are working on for kron 4 news at six. (pam) grant... there are calls tonight for the president to be removed from office. in fact, congresswoman jackie speier from san mateo, has said it is time to invoke the 25th amendment. the amendment calls for the president to be removed from office, if he
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is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office. but the amendment has never been used... so what would it take for it to be invoked? we will talk to a constitutional expert about that... and the possiblities of impeachment.(on cam) we will have that story and much more on kron 4 news at six. grant back to you. (vicki) the nfl is back. and so is the controversy surrounding players - who decide to sit during the national anthem. (grant) we got back to where it all began - right here in san francisco with former niners qb colin kaepernick. sports director gary radnich joining us now - with thoughts from niners general manager john lynch.
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marshawn lynch not stnding for the national anthem..followed by michel bennet in seattle has been ..the story of the early nfl exhbition season...today 49er general john lymnch gave his thought. "you strive for a common goal and you have unity, and i think this game brings people together, so, personally when i see that i think it...that's divisive...i understand that guys see things and they're not happy and they have that right...i think we'll always respect mean i believe that...i believe that this game should actually be celebrated for what it is...i think a tremendous unifer for our country..."
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(vicki) stunning new revelations in the natalee holloway case. the 18-year-old vanished 12-years ago during a high school
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graduation trip in aruba. (grant) now natalee's father and a private investigator have come forward to reveal that human remains have recently been discovered in aruba from our partners at inside edition - les trent has the latest on what the family is hoping - is a major break in the case. has the 12-year-old mystery of natalee holloway's disappearance finally been solved?some human remains that could be that of the missing alabama teen have reportedly been found in aruba, where she vanished without a trace during a school trip back in 2005.her body has never been found.holloway's father, dave holloway, says a new informant may have revealed the spot where longtime suspect joran van der sloot and an accomplice disposed of the body of the 18-year-old.the tip led to a startling discovery."we actually found human remains," dave holloway said.now, her father is determined that the new information could present a sense of closure in the case. "this is one of the best leads we've had throughout this process," he said.holloway and private investigator t.j. ward say the remains are human, and they are now being analyzed to ascertain whether they are
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those of natalee."you have to go in and do dna tests from what we have found now and those results are pending over the next few weeks before we hear what the results are," ward told inside edition. the informant is featured on the oxygen network's the disappearance of natalee holloway. the program details efforts by dave holloway and ward to finally bring his beloved daughter home. (vicki) van der sloot has never been charged in natalee's death, and he is currently imprisoned for the 2010 murder of 21-year-old stephany flores in peru. (vicki) van der sloot has never been charged in natalee's death, and he is currently imprisoned for the 2010 murder of 21-year-old stephany flores in peru. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief
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meterologist brittney shipp. temperatures across the region are generally running a few to several degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will
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likely be less widespread compared to previous days. (vicki) sunday's eclipse will be what's called an annular eclipse. that means the moon will be blocking out most of the sun, but not all of it. (vicki) sunday's eclipse will be
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what's called an annular eclipse. that means the moon will be blocking out most of the sun, but not all of it. the outside edge of the
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sun will still be visible. (grant) it is expected to look like a ring of fire in the sky. take a look at this map - the shaded area here, stretching from oregon border to south carolina... is where the sun's shadow will be at its darkest.... and we'll see the entire ring of fire phenomenon. but here in the bay area... we're to the south of that path and what we will see will be more like a crescent sun. the moon won't line up directly with the center of the sun. but, weather permitting, it should still be spectacular. (vicki) don't forget you can catch the eclipse - right here on kron four. we will have extended coverage - next monday august 21st at ten a-m. join us as we will have cameras all across the country and the bay area as the eclipse happens. if you snap any photos or videos - we want to see them. just add the hashtag -
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"kron4eclipse" we'll be right back...
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(vicki) well it is a big day for madonna - who turned 59 today. the insider's keltie knight joins us from los angeles to breaks down the impact of the material girl. (keltie)and no matter how many incarnations madonna goes through,she knows how to get "into the groove."as we go inside the 5 ways she manages to stay forever young.(keltie)
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we are gonna have so much more tonight at 7 on the insider. for kron4 news, i'm keltie knight , back to you! (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. grant joins pam moore with kron 4 news at six. (pam) vicki thank you. next at 6.... calls to cancel an upcoming alt-right event at crissy field grow louder. tonight we'll hear from protesters demanding the permit not be issued.(grant) and a local congresswoman says it's time to invoke the 25th amendment (pam) news at six.with kron 4 grant joins at 5. that wraps to you!knight , back news, i'm keltie for kron4 the insider. tonight at 7 on more have so much more tonight at 7 on the insider. news, i'm keltie knight , back to you!
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(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. grant joins pam moore with kron 4 news at six. (pam) vicki thank you. next at 6.... calls to cancel an upcoming alt-right event at crissy field grow louder. tonight we'll hear from protesters demanding the permit not be issued.(grant) and a local congresswoman says it's time to invoke the 25th amendment and remove president trump from office. but is that a real possibility? we'll talk to a constitutional law expert next. kron 4 news at six is coming this.
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( grant ) tonight... we now know the name of one of the children killed in a fire at a san jose home. this... as federal investigators arrive at the scene.(2-shot) good evening i'm grant lodes... steve is off tonight.( pam ) and i'm pam moore. three people died in that fire ... two of them children.(map/vo) it happened on tuesday afternoon... at the golden wheel mobile home park off gish road in san jose. kron four's rob fladeboe reports now ... on the identity of one of the young victims ... and on the investigation into what may have caused the fire. it was a grim scene as relatives could be seen comforting one another, sharing photos and memories of those who died. they identified one of the two children who perished in the fireas 10-year-old linda van.
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another young girl, said to a neighbor, also died in the fire., along with an adult relative.arlene garcia/neighbor "....they were beautiful kids, we didn't know they were in there until they put up the orange ribbons..." a search team that included arson investigators, the department of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives and a dog trained to sniff out accelerants sifted through the char and rubble looking for clues as to a possible cause. joshua padron/san jose fire dept"....the difference here is that the mobile home was completely destroyed in the fire so we are going to have to through each and everypiece of the scene....." neighbors are stopping by to pay their respects and are helping to raise funds for the family. many residents here were chased from their homes by last winter's flooding along nearby coyote creek....and now this. pamela sullivan/neighbor "......we are wondering now if there should be more fire hydrants here or whether these homes should be required to have more things for fire prevention...."in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) happening now... immigrant rights groups are gathering to protest a white supremicist video re-tweeted by the alameda county sheriff's office monday night. this is video of the rally tonight... sergeant ray kelly retweeted a video posted by white supremacist richard spencer. kelly says he was doing research for an upcoming rally in berkeley and accidentally retweeted the
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video. but many people are not buying the excuse... protesters say this act is part of a trend in the sheriff's office and are calling for kelly to step down. (grant) the nation-wide protests over google's firing of an employee who questioned the company's diversity efforts... have been postponed. according to the group's website... the "march on google" event (pam) happening now... immigrant rights groups are gathering to protest a white supremicist video re-tweeted by the alameda county sheriff's office monday night. this is video of the rally tonight... sergeant ray kelly retweeted a video posted by white supremacist richard spencer. kelly says he was doing research for an upcoming rally in berkeley and accidentally retweeted the video. but many people are
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not buying the excuse... protesters say this act is part of a trend in the sheriff's office and are calling for kelly to step down. (grant) the nation-wide protests over google's firing of an employee who questioned the company's diversity efforts... have been postponed. according to the group's website... the "march on google" event planned for saturday has been canceled due to threats from "alt left terrorist groups." the protest was to take place at google offices in nine locations across the country. the protest group is accusing news organizations of falsely characterizing the protests as "organized by nazi sympathizers." the group says it clearly dencounces bigotry and hatred. ( pam ) the planned alt-right rally in san francisco .. is drawing more backlash tonight.( grant ) that demonstration is set to happen next saturday...but it's not a done deal just yet. a group called 'patriot
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prayer' is working on getting a permit to hold its gathering at crissy field. it needs to get approval from the national parks service... and the whole thing has created an uproar. there was a small protest tonight... seeking to make sure that a final permit does not get issued. kron 4's dan kerman joins us live from crissy field... he spoke to some of the protesters.
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"i thinks it clear that this is a terror risk after what happened in charlottesville. and i think that gives the national parks service the agrument that they need to revoke the permit even if it has been granted because of fears of incitment of terror. the city and the park police are not capable of protecting citizen."
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there was a memorial service in charlottesville, virginia today - to honor heather heyer... she's the woman killed saturday when a car slammed into a group of counter-demonstrators at an alt-right rally. catherine heenan is here with details - including the comments from her parents... (catherine) it was a packed service......with her friends and family, politicians....and lots of people who didn't know heather - but simply wanted to honor her memory. the 32- year-old paralegal was remembered as a committed activist who died for the causes she believed in... there were lots of stories and speeches....but some of the most heartfelt reactionwas in response to what her parents had to say.. they called for action, understanding, and love.. heather's mother - say to yourself, 'what can i do to
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make a difference?' and that's how you're gonna make my child's death worthwhile. i'd rather have my child but by golly if i gotta give her up, we're gonna make it count. heather's father - we just need to stop all this stuff and just forgive each other. i think that's what the lord would want us to do is to stop and just love one another. both parents didn't want this to be about politics or hate...and even spoke out against hating the man police say is responsible for her death. as her parents were leaving - one woman began yelling about president trump. they asked her tostop - and be respectful of their daughter. grant and pam? (pam) president trump says, he is ending a pair of white house advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. here is a look at eight business leaders who have resigned from president trump's manufacturing council. c-e-o's have been resigning since saturday, when president
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trump blamed both sides for the violence in charlottesvill e. more executives resigned yesterday after president trump again blamed "both sides." trump tweeted earlier today, saying - quote - "rather than putting pressure on the business people of the manufacturing council and strategy and policy forum, i am ending both. thank you all!" a live look outside right now...(pam) let's get our first look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. temperatures across the region are generally running a few to several degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will likely be less widespread compared to previous days.
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( grant ) bay area congresswoman jackie speier is pushing for president trump's removal. she posted this on twitter: "potus is showing signs of erratic behavior and mental instability that place the country in grave danger. time to invoke the 25th amendment."
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the 25th amendment is much different than impeachment. pam has more on that part of the story. ( pam ) i am joined now by joel paul... he is a law profesor with u-c hastings. as grant mentioned.... there is the 25th amendment and impeachment... those are two totally different things.
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coming up yet another frightening shooting along a bay area freeway.. the second this week .. now you'll hear what the c-h-p is calling for.. more than 2- thousand acres burned near yosemite and the flames keep growing.. we'll tell you what and who is threatened now. and kron 4 was there as a human trafficking operation unfolded in oakland today...what family members are telling us tonight.
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rant) two undocumented immigrants were detained during a raid in west oakland. (pam) federal agents descended on the home early this morning. (pam) this all happening on 27th street near west street. kron4's maureen kelly reports on the investigation that sparked the sweep by law enforcement. (maureen)homeland security showed up at this home on the 700 block of 27th street at around 630 this morning, officals saying it was to serve a criminal search warrant in connection with alleged human trafficking of minors"shame, shame" activists shouted shame at federal agents as they exit the west oakland home carrying boxes of evidence and computers.neighbors says eariler in the morning two people were taken out of the home.....one was covered with a blanket, but the other was someone he knew.i'm really concerned about him. when plainclothes people in an unmarked vehicle take someone
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away you never have a good feeling about itthis resident of the home wipes tears from her eyes ...still in her bathrobe. she says she was woken up when law enforcement stormed her home.i just heard screams rumblings i told my husband i'll just go outside and check what's going on because i had heard already that ice that was doing sweeps across the bay. i myself was born here i told my husband let me just go check and i did and they put me against the wallto check if i was armed or anything they said tell if your buddy to come outside. she says the feds told her that they were investigating her mother's janitoral business.they just want to see because it was brought to their attention that probably my mom was exploiting which is not the case they made their investigation and said everything should be fine in the meantime they did take the majority of my family members oakland police were on scene....but a departement spokesperson says their officers did not take part in the enforcement ...and were only there for traffic control maureen kelly kron4 news
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for the second time in two days.... gunfire broke out last nighton interstate -880 in the east bay... catherine heenan is here with the latest in the investigation... and why the c- h-p is asking for help from the public.. (catherine) authorities are frustrated and people are on edge...in the most recent case, the c-h-p got a report of shots fired on northbound 880 in hayward... that was last night about 1o o'clock.at first officers couldn't find any evidence of what happened....but then two teenagerswalked into the hayward police department to say 'their' car had been shot at... they reported young people hanging from a passing car - and aiming at their vehicle.the shooting happened a day after a man was shot in the head on southbound 880 near washington avenue....in what was believed to be a road rage incident. it's not clear if the shootings are related. the victim in that case remains in critical condition.
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as for last night's shooting -- a teenaged girl was hurt by flying glass. chp officer - mostly minor cuts due to splintered glass in the interior of the car. she was very lucky. given the amount of rounds fired, we're fortunate that no one else was struck. 880 in that area was shut down for about 30 minutes.about 30 shut down for that area was shut down for about 30 minutes. the shootings are a disturbing trend.the c-h-p says it was the 100th shooting on bay area freeways since november of 2015. authorities say they need more help from the public in getting leads and information.. they're also talking about installing more cameras in the trouble areas. grant and pam? (grant on cam)a carjacking suspect who allegedly kidnapped a woman monday in pleasant hill has been identifiedpolice say the suspect was invovled in a high speed pursuit that ended in a collision on contra costa blvd. the suspect then allegedly carjacks his way
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into a random woman's vehicle. in fact pleasant hill police say wilson is considered armed and dangerous. investigators are hoping someone out there recognizes him and gives them a call let's take a look outside right now for the current conditions in the bay area... (grant) chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now with the forecast. temperatures across the region are generally running a few to several degrees warmer
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compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will likely be less widespread compared to previous days. (pam) just ahead... west
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nile virus... spotted in another bay area county ... we'll tell you what officials found and where. (grant) and sanctuary cities back on the front burner for the attorney general.. what he is pushing local communities to do now. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians
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it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. a wildfire is growing in
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mariposa county near yosemite. the south fork fire has burned just under 23- hundred acres. right now it is five- percent contained. firefighters have told people in the area to be ready to evacuate. a command post has been set up at the wawona campgrounds. firefighters say, their main focus is protecting the community nearby and the giant sequoias in the area. there is no word yet on what caused the fire. west nile virus was detected in solano county.
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health officials confirmed that three mosquito samples collected from the suisun marsh tested positive for the virus. a sparrow found in northern vallejo also tested positive for west nile. it was also detected in walnut creek earlier this month....not to mention... other parts of contra costa county and alameda county álast month. for details on how to avoid getting the disease... head to our website at kron four dot com. (pam) experts warn - don't let the excitement over the upcoming eclipse .. lead you to damage your eyesight by getting the wrong protective glasses.. more on the knock- offs for sale.(grant) later in sports.. the 49ers talk about the latest protest of the national anthem .. gary will have details.(pam) and sanctuary cities on notice.. the justice department is not letting up the pressure.. the latest ahead.
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attorney general jeff sessions traveled to miami today - to talk about santuary cities and the battles playing out around the country. ( grant ) san francisco is one of those cities fighting the government. at issue: whether police agencies should
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have to turn over undocumented immigrants to federal agencies. kron 4's washington correspondent alexandra limon has with where things stand. pkgattorney general jeff sessions praised the mayor for ending miai's sanctuary city statusjeff sesssions :11-:15 every year too many american lives are victimized as a result of sanctuary city policies..and he also criticized chicago - one of the cities suing the justice department over the issue jeff sessions / attorney general :24-:33the leaders in chicago have made this a political issue the police are forced to release the criminal alien back into the community without regard to the seriousness of the crime. now california is joining the fight in court the state's attorney general filed a lawsuit monday against attorney general jeff sessions, and the department of justice mondaysaying it's unconstitutional for the trump administration to threaten to withold federal funds if municipalities don't comply wit the presidents immigration enforcement policyif the state loses the suit - the federal government could take away up to 28 million dollars in grantscalifornia could lose
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up 28 million dollars in federal grants the faith based group pico national says sanctuary cities provide their communities protectionrichard morolas / pico natinoal network 1:08-1:15 we want the immigrant community to feel safe. what were finding is a lot of individuals, a lot of immigrants, don't feel safe contact the police, don't feel safe going to court alex limon (@alexlimonnews) 1:16-1:34the justice department wants local police agencies to give federal agents 48 hours notice before releasing people from jail who are undocumented immigrantscities counties and states that have declared themselves "sanctuaries" say they don't have the time or resources to enforce federal immigration lawsmeanwhile-in texas coooperating with federal authorities won't be optiona bill baning "sanctuaries" goes into effect september first and it could mean fines and even criminal charges for those who don't comply with federal immigration laws and detention requestsin washington im alexandra limon for kron 4 news. ( grant ) happening tonight: a bay area nurse and mother of four is set to be deported. maria mendoza-
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sanchez, her husband and their son are heading back to mexico late tonight out of s-f-o. the couple has lived in the united states for almost 30 years and has fought to remain in the country. but... their appeals have been denied. the three other children plan to remain in the bay area for now. the family does plan to make a statement before boarding their flight. its here at crissy field that the group "patriot prayer" wants to hold the so called "freedom rally" on august 26th. many, including the mayor of san francisco, believe that this alt right groups is here to insight violence and they dont want the us parks department to issue a permit. a small group of demonstrators who also believe this group is coming to insight violence had a
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protest infront of the us parks service office earlier in the day. in the meantime, late wednesday afternoon, the us parks service issued a statement saying they are trying to balance the concers of public safety with the first ammendment and they have not made any final decision about issuing this permit. a final permit decision will come within the next seven days.at crissy field, dan kerman, kron4 news activists shouted shame at federal agents as they exit the west oakland home carrying boxes of evidence and computers.neighbors says eariler in the morning two people were taken out of the home.....one was covered with a blanket, but the other was someone he knew.this resident of the home wipes tears from her eyes ...still in her bathrobe. she says she was woken up when law enforcement stormed her home.she says the feds told her that they were investigating her mother's janitoral business.oakland police were on scene....but a departement spokesperson says their officers did not take part in the enforcement ...and were only there for traffic control maureen kelly kron4 news here in san jose a 10 year old girl, identified by her family
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as linda van, was among the victims of a fire at the golden wheel mobile home park. another young girl and an adult relative ae also among the victims. today, investigators combed through the rubble searching for clues about exactly what happened. neighbors reported hearing a popping sound just before the fire erupted on tuesday afternoon. the mobile home is a total loss. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news
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is ok. the driver her boyfriend was not injured. chp is pulling surveillance video to get a better idea on the car and suspects involved."> investigators here at the pleasant hill police department have an arrest warrant for 23-year-old vincent wilson of pleasant hill wilson is wanted for allegedly driving a stolen vehicle, carjacking and kidnapping a woman all while trying to evade police monday morninglt. scott vermillion/pleasant hill police department: ": "he ran up to a motorist who was nearby, forced his way into her car from the passenger side door and forced her to drive helping him flee the scene against his will. he is very dangerous if you know where he is right now please call the pleasant hill police department or your local agency. he is also considered armed and dangerous as well"> in pleasant hill haaziq madyun kron4news chief meteorologist brittney shipp joins us now... temperatures across the region are generally running a few to several degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday as clouds cleared
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out more quickly and high pressure builds in from the eastern pacific. while low clouds will likely return to the coast and spread inland again tonight, they will likely be less widespread compared to previous days.
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(grant) the solar eclipse is creating a craze for to get glasses so they can see it. the big crackdown by amazon and why some customers may be getting their money back.
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( grant ) one of the hottest items right now are glasses to watch the upcoming solar eclipse.( pam ) but with demand comes people trying to make a quick buck. amazon is cracking down on knock- off versions of the glasses ..... and is giving customers
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refunds if they bought a phony pair. plus, the listings have been yanked from its website. there are a few things to look for ... the right glasses should have an i-s-o icon. nasa has put together a list of approved retailers and you can find a list on our website, kron four dot com. many of the glasses are fairly cheap... costing under five dollars. ( pam) a reminder.... you can watch the eclipse right here on kron four. kron4 morning news will have extended coverage of the solar eclipse on august 21st ...beginning at 10 a.m. we'll have cameras across the country and the bay area... as the eclipse happens. that's monday at 10 a-m on kron four. in sports... the giants and a's were both in action today ... we have highlights of both...... and the 49ers new general manager john lynch gives his opinion of n-f-l players protesting the national anthem... gary also gives his opinion... and all the sports... coming up
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protests by the raiders marshawn lynch and the seahaks michael bennett 49ers general manager john lynch was asked his opinion today"you strive for a common goal and you have unity, and i think this game brings people together, so, personally when i see that i think it...that's divisive...i understand that guys see things and they're not happy and they have that right...i think we'll always respect people's rights...that doesn't mean i believe that...i believe that this game should actually be celebrated for
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what it is...i think a tremendous unifier for our country..." and there is john lynch alongside head coach kyle shanahan the 49ers had a joint practice today with the denver broncos who they play saturdaythe 1st rounder reuben foster with a nice one-handed interception and bryan hoyer only threw 4 passes in the pre-season
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opener should get more playing time this weekendhoyer and elvis dumervil the former bronco talked about the joint practice today(sot: hoyer & dumervil) "you've been going against the same guys over and over for four months...you want to go out there and see what you can do against someone else, and obviously for us as the starters, we've only got six plays...so this was a chance for us to come out and get some plays against a really good defense and just see where we're at...""there's a lot of guys that i've know...it's quite a different team and coaching stuff, but end of the day man, you know, i'm out here because i love the game, i'm a 49er, so i'm excited about our guys..."
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after raiders practice today marshawn lynch hung out with guy fieri who fed the raiders at what he called "flavor-town" as for practice lynch and the raiders preparing to host the los angeles rams saturdaythe all-pro... khalil mack getting loosemichael crabtree and derek carr stretchingthe raiders legitimate super bowl contenders and a young man who once starred locally at de la salle high
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school and is looking good for a starting job at cornerback t.j. carrie talked about the expectations (sot: t.j. carrie) "the super bowl is a far, far goal away, you know...and i think everyday coach continues to stress that we attack the day that we have today, attack the moment, live in the moment, let tomorrow's problems be tomorrow's problems...when you start looking forward too far, you lose focus and sight of the small details that you need to perfect and perform on a daily basis..."
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the giants trying to tak 2- of-3 games in miamigiancarlo stanton no home runs today snapping his 6-game streakmatt cain gives up 4 runs in the 1st inning after an error kept the inning alivethomas telis doubles into the left-field corner 2 runs score 4-0 marlinstop 3rd/ 4-1 marlinstelis with another hit a single to right off cain derek dietrich scores 5-1 marlins(cain: (3-10): 4 ip, 5 runs but only 2 earned) final: 8-1 marlinsgiants host the philadelphia phillies tomorrow a's trying to take 2-of-3 from
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the royalsbottom 8th/ 6-4 royalsmatt chapman 2-run homer to center a's tie it!... 6-6top 9th/ 6-6 tiedee gordon clean single off blake treinen aldides escobar scores 7-6 royalsfinal: 7-6 royalsa's have a day off then are in houston friday (pam) u-c berkeley is in the record books tonight. see the feat pulled off by thousands of students as they showed off their school pride.
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that blew away the previous record held by the university of tennessee. they formed a giant 't' last march with just over 42- hundred students. last weather and goodbye a full hour of
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