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. we are learning more about the suspects in the new york city and new jersey area bombings. and a young woman is fighting for her life after losing control of her car then crashing into several parked cars on foothills boulevard in oakland. this and more just ahead on mornings on 2. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> 7:00 this tuesday morning, september 20th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning, everyone, i'm mike mibach. overnight, had the windows open in the house, and finally a nice breeze blowing through the home. >> you're lucky. i never felt that breeze. >> you didn't feel it. i had it. frank and i both had the ac on coming in this morning. that fog is back. that smirk on your face.
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our little ktvu east bay branch is wrestling in the breeze. today temperatures are going to take the drop and really take a plunge tomorrow. the fog is starting to make a move over the bay as well. let's get right to it. house of yen down in los gatos, some of those tropical clouds are sneaking into parts of the south bay. i don't think they will be too much. good morning, it's 60 and lovely today. happy tuesday to you. it will be a cooler tuesday. get out of the way. low clouds and fog and they are going to get together, if you will, starting to come around point reyes. right over the golden golden gate. over to tiburon, berkeley as well, and a little bit over san pablo bay to vallejo. all that moisture from what was hurricane paine, a few high clouds made it up here. most of the moisture to the south. 21 gusts to 25. it was calm yesterday. that's a big difference here. we are getting more of a breeze. some of the higher elevations,
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20, 25. 60s on the temps. we'll see a lot of mid-50s, giving way to 70s, 80s around the coast and bay, but then temperatures will take a drop as that system swings in, and it's going to feel like it on thursday. 60s, 70s, 80s, low 90s. very busy morning, what do you want to start with. >> we have a lot of slow traffic, steve, and one of the busiest spots is on interstate 80, the east shore freeway. it's taking 43 minutes to drive from the carcinas bridge to the mac arthur maze and you can see traffic spill to the bay bridge toll plaza. it's about a 25 minute delay before you make it onto the bridge. we have a big commute here. and a lot of people that i meet saying wow, we have to start counting over when you get to the bay bridge, so the time it takes metho get from the car key -- takes me to get from the carcinas bridge to the maze, and another delay there. traffic is going to be busy. let's move along and take a
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look at some of the other east bay commutes. highway 4 is slow through part of antioch, pittsburg and bay point, and 680, an early start to the slowing from concord to walnut creek. danville, through lafayette. 7:03. let's go back to the oakland area where police are still investigating a car crash that shut down a major street this morning. the driver hit three parked cars and is being treated for severe injuries. ktvu's leigh martinez is live on foothill boulevard where the crash occurred. >> south foothill boulevard is open to traffic, and the evidence from the damage of what happened here this morning is still here. police say a woman potentially drunk driving hit one war here. she pushed that -- car here. she pushed that car into a brick wall. you can see the damage over here. she didn't stop there. she continued down, you see the broken glass, hit a second parked car and where those men are working, she hit that white
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truck. she jumped the curb and severely mangled her car. she is in critical condition right now. the crash happened right before 3:00 a.m. the woman lost control of her car. she was driving at a high rate of speed, lost control and crossed from the westbound lane on foothill boulevard into the eastbound lane. she struck three different vehicles and completely mangled, destroyed her car. she was not conscious when paramedics took her to the hospital. across the road, there were clothes and a gift bag that read happy birthday. police believe that those items came from her car. back out here live, they are trying to tow that last week there. that's the white truck she hit before jumping the curve. again, we do not have an update on her condition, but police say she was in critical condition with a severe brain trauma injury. and at that point, she was not looking so good, so we know she's taken to highland
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hospital in critical condition. she was the only drive, and police believe that a high rate of speed that she was driving and alcohol played factors here. >> leigh, thank you. this morning, we're learning more about a man accused of setting off bombs in the new york, new jersey area over the weekend. authorities are looking to a number of trips the man took overseas as they try to understand his motive for the attack. ktvu's alex savidge is live in the newsroom with what investigators are uncovering. >> over the past couple of years, the suspected bomber reportedly took three month long trips to pakistan and afghanistan and authorities are trying to figure out if he may have been in touch with any foreign terror groups. this morning, ahmad rahami is being held on $5 million bail, and attempted murder of a police officer, after he wounded two police officers in a shoot out before he was captured in linden new jersey. authorities believe he planted two bombs, one of which
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exploded, leading 29 people hurt, and suspected of setting out of an explosive in seaside park new jersey and linked to a backpack full of pipe bombs found near his apartment in new jersey. rahami is a naturalized u.s. citizen who was born in afghanistan but grew up in new jersey where his family ran a restaurant. >> i never really thought that this would ever happen because it never really seems like that type of people. >> he was very quiet, but again, no town in america is immune from terrorism anymore. >> now, rahami was captured after a bar owner spotted him sleeping in a doorway, and called police. those officers recognized rahami, and they tried to arrest him. rahami exchanged gunfire with those officers and they were both wounded. rahami was struck in the leg by a bullet. investigators are now working to go figure out exactly how rahami became radicalized and what his motivation may have been. they are also working right now, gasia to figure out if anyone else was involved in
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these bombings. >> alex thank you. hillary clinton and donald trump have both commented on the bombings in new york and new jersey. trump said the bombings are good public relations for isis and other terror groups because it looks like they are beating the u.s. and he expressed support for profiling, saying it's necessary to keep the country safe. hillary clinton says trumps comments are being used by terror groups as recruiting tools to try and convince young people the u.s. has declared war on all muslims. today we are asking you this is profiling a security tactic we should consider or is it a slippery slope that could lead to more problems. >> let us know what you think. post a comment to our ktvu facebook page. you can tweet us using that hash tag, ktvu. time is now 7:07. federal authorities say more than 800 immigrants who were scheduled for deportation were mistakenly granted citizenship. the inspector general for the department of homeland security
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found 858 immigrants were grant granted citizenship. according to the report, older fingerprint records were not digitized so immigrants who should have been deported were not identified and instead were able to become citizens. some environmentalists and affordable housing advocates believe parking could be the answer to easing the housing crunch. the bay area news group reports the oakland council will consider a proposal for parking requirements for commercial and residential developments. mayor libby schaaf says many residents who live near bus stops rely on public transit rather than driving. parking requirements add extra burden to developers and encourage more gas guzzling cars on the road. starting in a week from thursday it will be much easier for people to help the homeless. the city of san rafael is installing purple meters. they can make a donation to the city's downtown streets team.
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the objective is to help find jobs for people living out there on the streets. the idea is to allow people to make a donation to help the homeless while avoiding giving money directly to the panhandlers. >> the flames were so high, it just exploded. by the time the fire engines got here, everything was on fire in the back. >> at 7:30. hear more as neighbors describe the chaos, and how they escaped. a california man is suing samsung after he says his phone caught fire while it was in his pants pocket and it's not one of the phones samsung is recalling. good morning, we are seeing traffic is definitely busy in many areas as you drive here at the bay bridge, you will see traffic is moving well until you get to the toll plaza. and we have the fog returning. it's going to cool down coast and bay, inland a little bit, but a huge drop in the temps starts tomorrow.
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. time is 7:12. former president george hw bush may have made up his mind about who will get the vote in november. reportedly it won't be donald trump. he plans to vote for democrat hillary clinton. according to politico, the daughter of robert kennedy says the former republican president told her about his plans. the bush family has been mostly quiet about the 2016 presidential race but mr. bush did say he would not endorse trump and neither would his son, former president george w. bush. french authorities have made 8 new arrests in connection with with the bastille day attack in nice. 86 people were killed, watching fireworks in the city on french rivera. isis has claimed responsibility for the july 14th attack. a central valley man is suing samsung after he said his
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phone started making a high pitch noise and all of a sudden burst into flames. daniel ramirez says he clearly remembers what happened four months ago when he had the galaxy edge in his pocket. it uses the sam batteries -- same batteries as the galaxy note. it took seconds to go from being completely unaware of a problem to having life changing burns. >> that's when i heard the high pitched whistling sound. there was thick smoke shooting out of my pocket. it was like a torch going off in my pocket. >> ramirez suffers from burns on his hands and says part of his leg that was burned still has no feeling. ramirez says samsung should recall all the phones and tablets that use the troublesome battery. samsung responded to media requests by releasing a written statement. we are aware of mr. ramirez's incident, we don't comment on pending litigation. samsung is expected to begin its replacement program tomorrow for its recalled galaxy note 7 here in the
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united states. nearly a million phones were recalled last week after some caught fire and exploded because of faulty batteries. 26 people in the u.s. were burned. note 7 users can pick up a free replacement from samsung retailers, their wireless carrier or the store where the phone was originally purchased. 7:14. let's help get you out the door. sal castaneda here to do just that. we're seeing a lot more slow traffic gasia and mike all over the east bay for people who have to get into the inner core of the east bay. let's say you're coming from contra costa county, and you want to get to alameda county. you're going to see slow traffic here on highway 24. it's not that bad. it slows only here through the lafayette area, and after that, you can see that it gets better. as a matter of fact, i have the maps here to show you that very exact point. we showed you that stretch here, but you can see the rest of it doesn't look bad into oakland. i'll show you the bay bridge in a second. 680, a lot of people will be stuck here, heading south, and look at all the slow traffic
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with the road sensors on highway 4. there's definitely a lot of slow traffic as you drive through, and of course 80 westbound between hercules, just before highway 4. it's a solid line of slow traffic heading down to the macarthur maze, and not to forget about the richmond bridge, traffic is backing up well into richmond, and in marin county, southbound 101 slows near roland boulevard. it stays that way to the marin county civic center for the backups. let's go to the bay bridge, it's backed up for a 25 minute delay before you make it onto the bridge. some fog is coming back, thank goodness. here's steve. >> no id canning, sal. >> right -- no kidding, sal. >> right. >> it's back for some coast and bay. there are a few high clouds coming up. the bulk of the tropical clouds are going to stay to the south. a few are drifting up here. we're on the extreme northern edge but the low clouds and fog, plenty. good morning, steve, currently
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56. that's minus one from 24 hours ago. a west wind with foggy skies in daly city. the fog is back there. san francisco 83 yesterday. 67 today. 57, 70, 55 is average. 97 way back 1939. hazy, hot yesterday. it was still was fresno hot yesterday or stockton hot. wasn't a breath of air, and then temperatures went 80s, 90s to hundreds. but today we'll get a big drop on a lot of those coast and bay temps and tomorrow, i mean, there will be a big drop inland. lake county, temperatures will be dropping. livermore, 101 to 87. there's the 83 in the city. 67 and 98 santa rosa today. 83. already might feel cooler to some. you can see the fog looks like it's going to merge there coming down off the marin coast. solid fog bank working its way. we have an observer in stinson
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beach, is the fog in there yet? if it isn't, it's about to be. low clouds and fog will lift here. they're going to get helped along by a system, a rather good system coming in for the last day of summer, but the fog now moving over the bay. san pablo bay as well. southern california dealing with a lot of cloud cover from what was paine as the cloud cover starts to advance over the desert of southern california. you can see it right there by ewe la, a little bit -- yula, and moving northward in between phoenix and las vegas. gusts to 29. i've seen about 26, port chicago. 25 to 30 around mount diablo. a big change from yesterday. 50s on the temps. a few 60s in the mix. temperatures have cooled off. gilroy at 51. los gatos, 61, 57 cupertino, and also share.
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-- santa clara. temps will plunge there starting tomorrow. it also could be some snow heading up there on thursday. i'll deal with that tomorrow. it's going to get windy, and temps dropping. as much as 30 degrees head instead that direction. that's our system that's going to swing in starting tomorrow. still held onto a couple of 90s today. this will be it until the weekend. 60s, 70s, 80s, temperatures on their way down. down, down, down they go. but still above average for some inland, coast and bay are going to slide below average here. they were above since sunday, but everything is changing rapidly, especially tomorrow and that will take us into thursday. looks like very cool friday morning, but then warmer on the weekend. >> beautiful. thank you, steve. you got it. for more than 60 names down to 11. more on the finalists who remain in the running to become san francisco's next police chief. and a fiery crash on highway 50 damages several vehicles. coming up, one family is greatful the crash wasn't worse, especially -- grateful
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the crash wasn't worse, especially given their history of tragedies.
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grief counselors will be on san jose campus after a student leader dialed last weekend. bill nguyen was part of the recreation program that organized a trip to sequoia national park. 20 students went on the trip. on saturday he went swimming in eagle lake and did not return. his body was found the next day by park rangers. bill nguyen was a personal trainer and inspired his clients and friends with
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motivational videos he posted on you tube. >> he loved the feeling of being able to achieve a great deal, and he wanted to share that with others. i intend to live my life to the fullest in order to honor my brother. it's what he wouldment. >> his older brother also says the family does not know of my medical condition he might have had that could have contributed to his death. rangers say the lake water temperature was probably lower than 60 degrees on saturday. a fiery crash involving several vehicles on highway 50 last night involved a family that's already been through a lot of tragedy. the matthew family chevrolet suburban towing a 10-foot trailer was hit by a fast moving big rig on westbound 50 in rancho cordova. it burst into flames. no one was seriously hurt. now, the matthews are grateful the incident wasn't worse, especially considering their
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history, the couple's eldorado house was burned down in the king fire in 2014. that same year, their son vernon cody matthews a uc berkeley student went missing while hiking and he's never been found. >> that was the knife in the gut, with him going missing and twisting it was the fire. >> there was a long line of vehicles already stopped, and the vehicle behind us had a hard time. they did stop. the truck just couldn't do it fast enough. >> the matthews trail had four 5-gallon containers of gasoline inside which likely caused the fire to burn more intensely. a drunk driver hit two pedestrians before slamming into a museum in hollywood. i want to show your an aerial view of the accident. the driver of the car was trying to speed away from the scene of a smaller crash when she hit two women and slammed right into the building. both women are expected to be okay. the driver was arrested on
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suspicion of dui. that museum, by the way, is the museum of broken relationships, which just opened in june. happening today, the east bay regional park district will consider providing more parking spots for the growing number of hikers headed to mission peak in fremont. board members will vote on a $6.5 million plant to build a new parking lot at the stanford entrance to the park. mission peak is one of the most popular hiking spots in the east bay, attracting 22,000 people every month. b.a.r.t. reports the number of bikes stolen from its stations has dropped 28 percent in the past two years after they launched a campaign, securing cycles with a expensive locks. the number of cyclists who report they used u locks locks and their bikes were stolen anyways is on the rise. as people get smarter about how to keep the bikes safe, the thieves get smarter about how to break the locks. time is 7:24.
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an unarmed man shot killed by a police officer in oklahoma. the controversial dash cam video and helicopter recording just released. still pretty busy in many commutes. in fact, it's getting busier as you drive on the freeways. we'll tell you where the traffic seems to be slowing down. fog is making a move coast and bay. a few high clouds over the coast and bay. the trend will be for cooler numbers.
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7:28. starting off with a life picture of devastation. fire destroyed a home and is forcing a number of people to find somewhere else to live. you can see here all the damage that's left behind. coming up in just minutes. our own janine de la vega has been talking with neighbors in the area, and they explained to her what they think may have started the fire, and of course the serious ramifications we are finding this morning. 7:28 again. welcome back, tuesday morning, i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning, everyone. i'm mike mibach. dave clark has the day off. let's get to steve and let the cool down hopefully begin today. >> for sure. you'll notice it tomorrow. >> good. >> today, though, the fog and low clouds are going to drop some, 15, 20 degrees, and tomorrow, areas well inland, which are in the 100s will probably be in the mid- to upper 70s. low clouds, high clouds, temperatures on monday were toasty, toasty. 98, 83, 101, 94.
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and so the cooling begins. fog is still trying to get its act together. it's back in a big way favoring coast. over the bay eventually is going to sink up and make a big move tonight and tomorrow. i would think there will be a lot of drizzle near the coast and city tomorrow. today is the transition date, a cooler pattern from a hot pattern. tropical clouds made it in but the bulk is in southern california, and about the desert. about san diego, and over to las vegas. 21-25, is calm. seeing gusts about 25 to 26. 50s, 60s on the temps. fog and low clouds will have a much cooler forecast. the big drop is from that system, swinging in tomorrow and carrying to thursday. 60s, 70s coast and bay, 80s, low 90s, a pretty good breeze behind it. 7:29, bay bridge, where do you
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want to start? >> it's not great out there, at least we don't have any major problems. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. you will see the traffic is going to be busy at the bay bridge, as we mentioned, steve, it is backed up for a 25 to 30 minute delay before you make it into the san francisco. we are also looking at a commute that is going to be busy on the bridge itself. we have been looking at the san mateo bridge and that commute has been busy. i also want to mention that traffic has been slow on the dumbarton bridge as well, and we can show you a little bit of the area. dumbarton bridge traffic is slow, and when you get there, there is slow traffic. highway 101 getting into mountain view has been slow. at 7:30, let's go back to the desk. >> sal, thank you. happening right now, president obama delivering his 8th and final address to the united nations general assembly. let's listen in. >> this is important work. it has made a real difference in the lives of our people.
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and it could not have happened had we not worked together. and yet around the globe, we are seeing the same forces of global integration that have made us interdependent, also exposed deep fault lines in the existing international order. we see it in the headlines every day. around the world, refugees flow across borders and flight from brutal conflict. across vast swaths of the middle east, basic security, basic order has broken down. we see too many governments
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muzzling journalists and censoring the flow of information. terrorist networks use social media to prey upon the minds of our youth, endangering open societies and spurring anger against innocent immigrants and muslims. powerful nations contest the constraints placed on them by international law. and this is the paradox that defines our world today. a quarter century after the end of the cold war, the world is by many measures less violent and more prosperous than ever before. and yet our societies are filled with uncertainty and unease and strife. despite enormous progress, as people lose trust in
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institutions, governing becomes more difficult, intentions between nations become more quick to surface. and so i believe that at this moment, we all face a choice. we can choose to press forward with a better model of cooperation and integration or we can retreat into a world sharply divided and ultimately in conflict along age old lines of nation and tribe and race, and religion. i want to suggest to you today that we must go forward and not backward. i believe that as imperfect as they are, the principles of open markets and accountable governments of democracy, and
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human rights, and international law that we have forged remain the firmest foundation for human progress in this century. i make this argument not based on theory or ideology but on facts, facts that all too often we forget in the immediacy of current events. >> president obama making his 8 8th final address to the un general assembly in new york, touching on familiar themes we have heard throughout his presidency, climate change, financial disruption, terrorism, making his last push to the world essentially for security and unity. >> he says the world is less violent but challenges remain. interesting to see if he talks later in the address about the rise of isis since his presidency, also the global terrorism around as well as north korea has been a big topic. we'll continue to monitor his speech and bring you more of it a little bit later in the newscast. back in the bay area, we're now getting a new look at the big fire in san jose that prompted
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evacuations. janine de la vega joining us live with the dramatic cell phone video, janine, from this fire. >> yes, you know, some neighbors had showed me some cell phone video. people had been posting on social media, and they say these flames just shot up way high, and something else that they were talking about, let me show you here some damage in the backyard which is just a complete mess. they were saying that their neighbor who lives here was cooking, actually barbecuing and they're saying that's what started the fire. now, here is some video from instagram that somebody shot on white road showing the huge flames and the thick black smoke just billowing out of the home. this two alarm fire was reported around 7:00 last night. firefighters determined there was a gas leak there, and that fueled the flames. they were concerned about a possible explosion, so they evacuated the neighborhood.
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pg&e was called stop the gas and firefighters to extinguish the flames. >> everybody was moving the cars out of the house and then we heard the sirens show up, so that was pretty much it. we watched the show. >> the fire burned trees and power poles and a gas meet, and firefighters tell us this home is a total loss. we are wait to go get official word from fire officials on the cause. as i mentioned, neighbors tell us it was someone who was cooking chicken in the backyard. somehow it got out of control. in just the last couple of minutes, someone who lives in this home arrived at the scene, and we asked him about the cooking and he says he wasn't home at the time. he says they have cooked in the backyard barbecuing numerous times, but he just isn't sure what happened. we will hopefully hear from him
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in the next hour. back to you. just a very sad situation out here. >> janine, thank you for that live report. there is word this morning that five san francisco city departments plan to start using drones. the examiner is reporting the drones had been used to respond to emergencies, assist in investigations and improved security. the five departments are the city controllers office, the fire department, public utilities commission, the port of san francisco, and the recreation and park department. san francisco's city leaders have been debating the use of drones for more than a year due mostly to privacy concerns. time is 7:37. three more bay area law enforcement officers have been charged in sex crimes scandal. brian bunton is facing an obstruction of justice charge. duvani lavardi, they are oakland police officers. former contra costa sheriff's deputy, ricardo perez charged with having sex with a minor. attorneys for the young woman at the center of the scandal
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have made a $66 million legal claim against the city of oakland. san francisco acting police chief tony chaplain is reportedly among eleven finalists for the permanent job. the examiner reports the police commission has widdled the list of 61 applicants to the top eleven. five are within the san francisco police department, six from outside. they will be interviewed in the coming weeks. the only internal candidates who have gone on record are acting chief chaplain, deputy chief garrett tom, and deputy chief, mikail ali. the commission will turn in three names to mayor ed lee who will make the hire. police in tulsa, oklahoma, have released video from a dash board camera showing white police officers tasing and gunning down an unarmed african- american man. >> shots fired. >> police were responding to a stalled car friday night n. one piece of dash cash video, the
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driver, terrence crutcher can be seen walking towards his car. in that video, he has his hands up. police follow him and then for some reason, one officer fires a taser. another shoots and kills crutcher. there's also a controversial recording of an officer in a police helicopter flying over this incident. >> that looks like a bad dude. >> that bad dude was my twin brother. that big bad dude was a father. >> crutcher's family wants criminal charges filed against the officer who pulled the fatal shot, officer betty shelby. both tulsa police and the u.s. justice department have launched investigations into this case. we are learning about the young man who stabbed people in a minnesota shopping mall in a suspected terrorist attack. nadir amon was a high school honor student who played sports and was popular among his classmates. however, isis is calling him
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quote a soldier of the islamic state, and the fbi is investigating whether he had any direct contact with the terrorist group prior to the attack saturday night. >> we do not at this point in time know whether the subject was in contact with, had connections with, was inspired by a foreign terrorist organization. >> police say adon stabbed ten people at a shopping mall in st. cloud minnesota before he was shot and killed by an off duty police officer. all ten stabbing victims are expected to make a full recovery. time is 7:40. happening today, federal regulators are expected to release new rules on self- driving cars. the department of transportation secretary anthony fox told reporters last night that all new technologies will have to meet a 15-point safety assessment. he also said they are considering ways to regulate how many experimental vehicles are on the road. this all comes as uber is conducting road tests of automated cars in pittsburg
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pennsylvania. apple, google, tesla and ford are working on self-driving cars. experts say we could be seeing these cars on the road in the next five years. if you're buying premium gas for your car, and that car is designed to run on regular, aaa says you're probably just throwing your money away. the auto club says high octane gas doesn't do anything to improve performance in most cars or reduce emissions better than regular gas. drivers spent just over $2 billion they didn't need to spend last year by buying that premium gas. donald trump's son comparing syrian refugees refugees to skittles, candy. and investigating the new york and new jersey bombings, in 20 minutes, ktvu analyst joe tuman explains what the fbi is searching this morning in hopes of prevents future attacks. we are seeing traffic is going to be busy still on 80. in fact, it seems to become just a little bit worse in the last few minutes.
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this morning, the united nations humanitarian aid agency announced it suspended all convoy in syria after an aid strike. 20 civilians were killed. mostly truck drivers and aid workers. 18 of the 31 trucks in the convoy were hit. it's not clear who was behind the attack. the u.s. and russia negotiated a cease fire with the main goal being the delivery of raid to aleppo which has been cut off
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for months by fighting. they called it a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law. a tweet by donald trump's son talking about syrian refugees and poisoned skits is getting a lot -- skittles is getting a lot of attention saying quote if i had a bowl of skittles and i told you 3 would kill you, would you take a handful. online reaction to the tweet was overwhelmly negative with people criticizing him for trivializing a spokesperson for skits said, skittles are candy. refugees are people. we don't feel it's an appropriate analogy. millions of new accounts unauthorized by customers. the committee is looking into charges. the workers were trying to meet new sales targets. the ceo is expected to apologize for the bank not
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meeting its responsibility to customers. he's also expected to say he's sorry. wells fargo did not react sooner to stop what he has called unacceptable activity. time now 7:46. let's check in with sal to see how we are doing out there on the roadways. hey, sal. >> just got a new word of an accident, northbound 101, petaluma, near the petaluma outlet malls that just came in. if you're driving that away, give yourself extra time. let's go to the east bay, highway 24 westbound at you come up to the tunnel, traffic is slow. no major problems coming through the tunnel and the traffic is going to be busy on 680 as you head to 24 as well. nothing unusual. now, you will see slow traffic this morning as well, of course, at the bay bridge toll plaza. that is backed up now. seems to be just a little bit better than it was. still a 20 minute delay before you make it onto the bridge. you know what's not good is the south bay commute. a lot of slow traffic on 101 and 280 and 85 all trying to
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get to the west valley. 7:46, let's bring steve in with today's weather. >> sal, is it just my imagination or has the south bay been bad now for a while. >> it has been. it's become the new normal. in fact, the entire bay area has been that way, steve. >> thank you, sir. we do have a big cool down on tap for many, coast and bay. the fog is back, and that's not widespread but it's going to be tonight and tomorrow. tomorrow will be the last full day of summer. and fall officially begins at 7:21 in the morning on thursday, and it's going to feel like it. i saw this on twitter. twitter is great for weather photos. the aurora borealis over the mckenzie river. the northwest territory in canada. a pretty picture there. there's been some great photos coming across that i thought i would share one with you. and national weather, folks in monterey, on this date in 1965, the sleepy little town of sonoma had a low temperature of 34 degrees. a record low for the month of
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september. 34. see, it still can happen. it will be chilly on thursday. 67 san francisco. 57 after yesterday's 83. today, well below here, well, starting to go well below, i should say, average of 70. the record 97, 1939, was hazy, hot yesterday. was out golfing yesterday, danny, and dave, a couple guys we're just sitting there going there's not a breath of air, not a breath. kind of like the fresno heat, the stockton heat. the breeze is kicking in, and temperatures peaked out yesterday. sunday for some, monday for others. the trend will be to drive the temperatures way down. the fog is the leading edge of our cool down. there's going to be a rather decent system dropping in. you'll get a good look at it in a second. the fog is starting to make a decent push here. as it does, it's going to cool down. low clouds, giving way to the higher clouds in the south,
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that's what remains of hurricane paine, most staying well to the south. you can see the line of rain on the border, arizona, california, the desert, northwest of phoenix, and just south of las vegas. a fine line, a few high clouds have drifted up here. a few in the mix. if you're wondering where they came from, that's the source. the key is the delta breeze, gusts to 30. yesterday was calm. there's an on shore breeze for many here, and it's going pick up tonight and tomorrow. 50s, 60s on your temps. north bay temps, glen allen, 50 degrees. 51 novato, and mill valley, warmer at 57. 50s in the mountains. they'll take a huge plunge on the temps. and the wind will pick up for everybody as that system swings in, and there will be some snow up in the sierra on thursday. 60s, 70s on the temps. upper 80s to low 90s. and after today, 90s will disappear certainly as we head until about friday for sure. we're going to see nor 70s than -- more 70s than 90s or 100s.
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last day of summer tomorrow, first day of fall and it's going to be cool and windy. it does look warmer, again on the weekend. >> last day of summer, it's one of those days, an exaccuse to have people over and throw a shin dig. first day of fall, we could do a back to backer. >> or not. we'll call in sick for thursday. super bowl encore for lady gaga. coming up in 15 minutes, the nfl's strong reaction to the latest half-time show rumor. plus, harry potter fans can now own a little bit of magic. up next, a piece of movie memorabilia, going up for sale. she saw the boots and fell for fall all over again. was she expecting to find the perfect designer boots at such an amazing price? no.
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but that's the beauty of a store full of surprises. you never know what you're gonna find, but you know you're gonna love it.
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some students and staff members at an east bay school are being tested for tuberculosis after a student was diagnosed with tuberculosis. people near the student, especially when the student was laughing, talking or coughing may have picked up the disease. it's a slow going bacterial infection that can be deadly if left ongoing. they have organized an informational meeting for parents of students that may have been exposed. >> i'm satisfied that they provided full information, and i'll wait and see if we get a letter. hopefully we don't. if we do, i feel like we're in good hands. >> students are most about risk of developing an infection or being given blood or skin tests to see if they need treatment.
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it will take two weeks to get the results of the blood test and students can stay in school until they get their results. new this morning, the pipeline company working to repair a leak that has led to gas shortages at higher prices for drivers across the south says its repairs are nearly complete. and it expects to restart in main gasoline lines sometime tomorrow. a spokesperson for the colonial pipeline company tells the associated press. final tests are being done on the line. the tests should be completed soon. the leak has spilled 600- barrels of gas since it was first detected september 9th. >> good news and bad news for big names in the retail business, and harry potter fans can buy a piece of magic. pam cook joins us are money business. >> it's fun and exciting, and i'll talk about harry potter's house for sale, the price and the famous room under the stairs. first we want to check in on the opening bell. new home construction numbers came in this morning for
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august. and they dropped nearly 6%, which is disappointing for wall street. that's sprint ringing the opening bell. just about an hour and a half ago. on the news, despite the disappointing construction news, the numbers are up checking in on the number dow jones up 52 points, a 1/3 of a percent. the s&p 500 up a quarter percent to 2144, the nasdaq is up as well. a u.s. senate committee is hearing testimony on the planned merger between american seed company monsanto and the german pharmaceutical giant bayer. after refusing two lower bids, there are some concerns, though, that the newly combined company would dominate the seed and crop protection business, which has farmers worried about increasing prices for supplies they need to stay in business. regulators could take a week, even months to decide if they will sign off on the deal. monsanto shareholders have to give approval. monsanto and bayer stock are
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up. the holiday hiring has begun. kohl's announced plans to hire 69,000 people to man the stores and its fulfillment centers during the busy shopping season. the department store chain says it wants to make things easy and seamless for its customers from inside the store to online. it is hiring extra help this year. on the flip side, kmart is closing for stores across the country, including some here in california. according to several reports, 64 stores will close by mid december before the holiday shopping season begins with liquidation sales beginning as soon as this thursday. look for that. k smart and the -- kmart and sears have had a difficult time remaining profitable against competitors in the mall and online. the three stores closing in our area at this point, are in southern california. harry potter, fans, you can own a little piece of the
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magic, the wizard's childhood home is on sale. 25 miles west of london. it has three bedrooms. it has undergone a renovation. check out the video. it's listed for $620,000. interest in the property is so high, there's a launch date for the property when bids can come in. that's september 24th. i hear. i don't know if you're a harry potter fan. the little cubby under the stairs where harry has a lid, it is there in the house. i researched it. >> is the cubby there. >> if it's not the cubby, it's 500 something. >> you mentioned holiday hiring. i started as a holiday helper at stone ridge mall and that that led to me being employed for a couple years. >> some of the holiday hiring, at least kohl's said that credit bureau, i mean, you get a lot of experience not just on the floor. so you might get behind the scenes experience as well. >> to a long-term position.
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time is 7:57. feeding the meter to help the homeless, the unique new plan in one bay area city in hopes of getting rid of panhandles. fighting for her life after a violent car crash, the latest on the woman involved in the terrible early morning wreck in oakland.
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fighting for her life after a violent car crash. the latest on the woman involved in the terrible early morning crash in oakland. >> searching for other suspects in new york and new jersey. the latest on the bombing investigations and the new political fallout coming from this on the campaign trail. this is ktvu mornings on 2.
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>> good morning, everyone, welcome back to mornings on 2. tuesday, september 20th. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. a busy day around the bay and we'll help get you out the door by checking weather with meteorologist steve paulson. >> a big cool down, coast and buy, inland towns will come down. it will be a little bit above average, and everyone gets in on the cooler party tomorrow. temperatures taking the plunge here. big impressive system will move in in the next 24 to 36 hours here. 98 yesterday, santa rosa. san francisco's 83. today, 67. livermore, 101 to 87 and 94 san jose to 80 degrees. fog is making a huge push here. it will make an even bigger push tonight and tomorrow as that system gets closer and there will be a lot of drizzle tomorrow morning. cold, foggy, misty for some. in tiburon, angela said it's gloomy here. tropical moisture to the south. a few of the higher clouds are making it up here. a few have drifted off.
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the bulk is staying in southern california. for us as well. we are looking for temperatures to be in the 50s and 60s to start here. east bay temps, low 60s. mid-60s. there's going to be a decent breeze behind that as the fog bank gets attacked together and that's the main system as the low swings in over mount shasta and us as it settles into thursday. highs, today, 60s, 70s. >> i want to show you a time that might make you, you know, open your mouth a little bit, go what. let's go to the east shore freeway. 73, that's right. 73 minutes. look at this time to drive from the carcinas bridge to the macarthur maze. you know they use the road sensors to pick out how long it takes. a lot of that is slow traffic coming off the carcinas bridge and being stuck in slow traffic basically all the way through to the macarthur maze. and when you get there, there will be more waiting to do. so the drive right now, let's
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say you're leaving vallejo, and you want to use the bay bridge into san francisco, and i'm positive a lot of people use that commute. it is approaching a 2-hour commute. it's just incredible. highway 4 westbound, a couple different accidents. highway 4 coming up to bay point is slow. 680 is jammed. people using the benicia bridge is slow. for our friends looking at 580 from san leandro to oakland, it is slow. but i wouldn't go down to 880. that's also very slow. this is one of the slowest days. there haven't been major crashes, there are minor things, kind of a normal slow day, in mid september. 8:03, let's go back to the desk. a suspected drunk driver is in the hospital with a severe hit injury after a violent crash after a woman slammed into three parked cars with her own vehicle. leigh martinez is live at 48th
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48th. that's where the crash happened to explain how it all happened, leigh. >> foothill boulevard is back open. the police have left the scene. all of the evidence of the damage of the crashes and i say crashes because there were three of them. police believe that a woman had hit three parked cars early this morning. you can see all the broken glass. that is her bumper from her green honda civic. and when she hit this white truck right here, that's when she jumped the curb. her car was severely damaged and she had to go to the hospital with critical injuries. now, the crash happened before 3:00 a.m. detectives believe the woman was drunk and lost control of her green honda civic, and across from the westbound lanes into the eastbound lanes. now, she was driving at a very high rate of speed when she struck the first parked car, and that impact sent it into the brick building. she continued striking another parked car before finally hitting that parked truck and jumping the curb. the damage to her car was severe, and she was not conscious when paramedics took her to the hospital.
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across the road closed and a gift bag that read happy birthday were strewn across the road. police say that all came from her car. now, the woman we're told is in her early 20s. she, again, was taken unconscious to highland hospital where she had a severe traumatic brain injury. at this time, we don't have any further details on her condition at this time. >> leigh, thank you. the man accused of the bombings in new jersey and new york over the weekend is being held on $5.2 million bail this morning. as we learn more about ktvu alex savidge joining us live with more on the key evidence that helped investigators. alex. >> good morning to you. ahmad rahami is accused of planting two bombs in manhattan over the weekend. but one of them did not go off, and authorities say it was a fingerprint on that unexploded device that helped identify the suspected bomber. rahami has been charged with five counts of attempted murder of a police officer after getting into a shoot out with police. before his capture in linden,
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new jersey. he's a naturalized u.s. citizen. first identified as the person of interest in explosion in new jersey seaside park on saturday. then he was seen on surveillance video dropping off a bomb that eventually blew up in new york's chelsea neighborhood, injuring 29 people. authorities also linked him to a backpack with pipe bombs inside, found near a new jersey train station. rahami was born in afghanistan, but grew up in new jersey. elizabeth, new jersey, where his arrest came as a shock. >> got more mature, more religious. >> i knew growing up, i used to come hang out with his brothers. and he was around. >> after rahami was identified as the suspected bomber yesterday, authorities in the new york area sent out a cell phone alert to millions of people to be on the lookout for him. eventually he was found sleeping in the doorway of a bar in linden, new jersey. investigators say rahami shot and wounded two police officers
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who showed up at that bar. eventually he was taken into custody. now, over the past couple of years, we're also hearing that rahami reportedly took three months long trips to pakistan and afghanistan. mike, authorities now trying to figure out if he was in touch with any foreign terror groups. turning now to the presidential race, hillary clinton and donald trump are both reacting to the bombings over the weekend in new york, and new jersey. donald trump saying it's good publicity for terror groups. >> the young people in our country and other countries, they're looking up to these people. they have respect for these people. it's like let's put it this way, they're getting good public relations because it looks like they're beating the united states or certainly like the united states can't beat them. >> trump went onto express support for profiling, saying it's necessary to keep the country safe. hillary clinton says donald trump's comments are used by terror groups as a recruiting tool. >> we know that a lot of the
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rhetoric we have heard from donald trump has been seized on by terrorists in particular, isis. because they are looking to make this into a war against islam. >> clinton and trump will hold their first debate next monday. it is of course expected that the fight against terror as well as national security will be a major focus of the debate. the two have different approaches on how to deal with the terror threat facing the united states. >> and while clinton believes in diplomacy, and working with international partners, immigration and a military solution. ktvu political contributor, joe tuman joining us now. is this the hot tommic come election day that people will go to the booth and vote for clinton or trump when it comes to our security here at home. >> it's an issue but actually the polling indicates that the economy is still a larger issue for most voters. it's in there, number two as the most important issue but it
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doesn't trump, if you'll forgive the expression, the economy. >> surely the debate next week will be the highlight! it absolutely will be, and that first debate of all the debates will be the most significant of these for influencing that small percentage of voters that haven't made up their minds, if there are people who haven't made up their minds about clinton or trump without question. >> donald trump seems to be going back to familiar themes in regards to what happened in new york and new jersey. is hillary clinton perhaps going to change her message, become a little bit stronger or do you think she's still going to keep her position? >> well, gasia, i think that's a good question, the messaging she has done is to run against trump which is to talk about what's negative about trump, instead of talking about positively why you should vote for her. in that sensuous a taste of what you heard in the last package where she was critical of him, i think you'll hear more of that. by the way, i should share with you, i worked as a consultant in the north atlantic treaty
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organization. i was in turkey last year at a counter terrorism conference in nato when mr. trump made a statement about no more muslims in america. and our conference was dealing with isis. he made that statement, they were quoting trumps statements about no more muslims in america. she's not wrong he says when he makes claims like this that it feeds part of the social message machine that isis has used to recruit last year 35,000 people to go and fight in syria, and iraq against western troops, including against the united states. so the candidates have to be very careful about this. but, you know, she also, at the same time, has made statements like there will be no more american troops in iraq and things like that. bold statements that crow can't take back later, and the truth is if the united states or russia or anybody else is going to drive isis out of syria and iraq, you're not going to do it in bombing campaigns. you have to have troops on the
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ground and we're using proxy troops. the truth is they're both wrong in some ways. it's a commitment the united states isn't willing to make right now. >> we will talk in the next hour about the investigation involving, ahmad rahami, real quick, do you think he acted alone or not? >> mr. rahami? >> yeah. >> i don't know. it's doubtful, given that he made that many weapons, it looks like. and also in that many places that there wasn't some support somewhere. at the same time, i'm not clear that in my own head this was isis involved. there are some indications that the kind of weapons he made this may have been instruction from al-qaeda. in some ways it doesn't matter, if people were operating, independent effective of what they have seen on social media, the effect is the same. he built bombs and the bombs hurt people. >> thank you for joining us on
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mornings on 2. we'll bring you in for the 9 to talk more. and once again bringing up the issue of profiling and if it's a tactic police should use. it's been mentioned on the campaign trail. it is our question of the day. is profiling a security tactic we should consider or is it a slippery slope that could lead to more problems. taking your answers on the ktvu facebook page and twitter, using the hash tag ktvu. a san jose neighborhood evacuated after a gas field fire erupts. >> it's out of control. flames shooting out of everywhere. >> coming up in 20 minutes, how fried chicken may have played a part in starting the fire. up next, one of hollywood's biggest power couples may be calling it quits. it is still very slow. in fact, one of the slowest commutes we have seen in a while. highway 24 doesn't look too bad after lafayette. some rather toasty numbers the last couple of days, but they are going to start coming down big time coast and bay for
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everyone tomorrow, we'll show you the numbers.
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: new this morning, french authorities made 8 new arrests in connection with the bastille day truck attack in nice. 86 people were killed when a 19- ton truck plowed into the crowd watching fireworks in the city. the suspects detained today had direct links to the attacker shot and killed by police.
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isis has claimed responsibility for the july 14th attack. this morning, we are learning more about the young man who police say stabbed ten people at a minnesota shopping mall in a suspected terrorist attack. he was popular among classmates, isis is calling him a quote soldier of the islamic state, and the fbi is investigating whether he had any direct contact with the terrorist group prior to the attack saturday night. all ten stabbing victims are expected to make a full recovery. a woman is recover after she was attacked and mauled by a pit bull in oakland hills. it happened monday morning. the dog got out of the owner house through an open door and attacked the neighbor who was taken to the hospital. there's no word on the extent of injuries. the dog's owner told animal control officers she would bring the animal to the shelter
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for rabies testing and to be euthanized. it will be easier for people in the north bay to help the homeless. the city of san rafael is installing purple meters, to make a donation to the city's downtown streets team. the objective is to help find jobs for people living on the streets. the idea is to allow people to make a donation, while avoiding giving money to panhandlers. the national football league is denying a report that lady gaga will headline the half-time show at super bowl li. the wildly popular singer delivered a memorable version of the anthem at super bowl 50 in santa clara in february. an nfl official says there's no deal for lady gaga to make an encore appearance at the next big game. the official says the league is
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in talks with several artists but no final decision has been made. time is 7:17. a hollywood bomb shell, angelina jolie is filing for divorce from brad pitt. the couple married in august of 2014, but they have been together since 2004. they have six children. tmz reports divorce papers were filed yesterday citing irreconcilable differences. angelina jolie is also asking for physical custody of their six children. sources tell tmz joe see is upset -- jolie is upset with pitt's parenting methods more information on what people are considering a hollywood shocker. as for your commute in the bay area, let's get you right over to sal. >> hey, mike and gasia, it hasn't been a good one. we have heavy traffic everywhere you look. steve asked me last time about the south bay, and how bad it is. 280, it's unusual for it to be this slow this late. quite frankly, as you drive on
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280 getting up to highway 17, it slows on all the freeways, not just this one getting up to the west valley. let's take a quick look at the commute in the east bay where 680 and 242 are backed up all the way to highway 4. 80 is backed up to the carcinas bring, taking more than an hour to drive from hercules to the bay bridge toll plaza, and the toll plaza itself isn't getting better. give yourself plenty of time. 8:19, let's go to steve. >> good news on your traffic shots. i see the fog on a few, exactly. it's cool -- sal. it's cooling off. we have a pretty good fog bank for some, not widespread. there are some breaks. some of the fog can be thick in spots. other areas are sunny. but the temperatures are going to drop noticeably coast and bay, and even inland they'll come down and take a tumble. angela king says the sun may be on the other side of mount tam. here it is gloomy, windy, and
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damp. that would be tiburon. fog came flying in. hot, hazy yesterday. still hardly any breath of air of a breeze or anything. that's changing today. coast and bay will get in on that cool down wednesday and thursday look very cool. thursday is the first official day of fall. 7:21 in the morning, and it's going to feel like it. also have higher clouds in the mix. looks like they're favoring the peninsula, south bay a little bit from southern california the remains of hurricane paine, mainly taking aim on the arizona, colorado border. a lot of that is going to produce heavy rain, san diego as well as in the mix up to phoenix and las vegas. that's the source of the cloud cover but the bulk is staying north. some of that does drift up here a little bit. it could be down towards monterey. maybe keeping an eye on the sky. the breeze is picked up. calmer than it was. 50s on the temps, 60s. peninsula temps, 50s, 60s, los
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altos 51. 55 pacifica. yesterday, 71. that's a big difference here. southern california, clouds and rain. fog on the move. that system right there is going to swing in, and give us a dramatic difference in our temps. a little bit today and a lot as we head towards wednesday and thursday. 90s for some, but very few. mostly 70s and 80s. temperatures taking about, so 15-degree drop here -- about 10, 15-degree drop here. that's going to ramp up tonight and tomorrow. i think we'll see drizzle, cooler for all into thursday. a chilly friday. warmer on the weekend. >> a freak accident or tragedy that could have been prevented. coming up in 15 minutes, the state of a mother of two paralyzed by a falling tree branch in san francisco, the impact on two kids and accusations of wrong doing in the city. >> bumgarner says something to puig and now we go. >> bench is clear between the heated game between the giants
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and dodgers. >> take a peek at our instagram pick of the morning. awfully gorgeous, and it comes to us from pretty city, a gorgeous shot of the pacific up here last night at sunset. we love seeing your best shots and we appreciate your use of the hash tag, ktvu on our instagram account. follow us on ktvu 2.
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happening today, the east bay
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regional park district will consider providing more parking spaces for the growing number of hikers. the east bay times reports board members will vote on a $6.5 million plan to build a new parking lot near the existing one at the stanford avenue entrance to the park. mission peak is one of the most popular hiking destinationings in the east bay, a-- destinations in the east bay, attracting 22,000 people each month. tempers flared between the giants and dodgers. the leaky bull pen doomed the giants again, nursing a 1-lead, madison bumgarner, topping to end the evening -- to. the giants clinging to the 1- run lead in the 9th when the dodgers tied it up. the dodgers won 2-1 after adrian gonzalez hit a ball off the glove of hunter pence. that pushes the giants back 6 games with 12 games to play. the a's receive talented
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pitcher, cotton from the dodgers in the josh reddick trade. and cotton continued dealing, gave up a run, and the astros came back to win in the 9th. 4-2. and today the oaklanddown fied school district honor band is -- oakland unified school district honor band is playing. the national anthem happens at about 6:45. first pitch is at 7:05. shocking video captured by police dash board camera. coming up, police in oklahoma shoot and kill an unarmed african-american who was a father of four children. the drips heard on a police recording -- description heard on a police recording that has people enraged. and it is pretty slow all over the bay area. right now, we are looking at a commute on the san mateo bridge that seems to be at a standstill. we'll run it down for you straight ahead.
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hazy and hot for most yesterday. the fog is coming back. for some, it will be much cooler, and for others, wait until tomorrow. it's still going to be a cooler a pattern on this tuesday.
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this is the new comfort food. and it starts with foster farms simply raised chicken. california grown with no antibiotics ever. the flames were so high it just exploded. by the time the firefighters got here, everything was on fire in the back. >> a huge fire prompts the evacuation of an entire neighborhood. in just two minutes, the one factor that made this fire so hard to fight, and had firefighters worried about explosion. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm mike mibach. we'll get to sal in a minute. let's get to steve. blue skies over the estuary. a little cooler this morning. >> it will be a lot cooler later.
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it's on its way. thank you, mike and gasia. we have fog moving over parts of the bay. not really moving north and south, but it will. it's moving over oakland as well. temperatures coast and bay will take a pretty good drop. 15 degrees for some. the on shore breeze and the fog will pick up in intensity tonight. you can see the low clouds over sausalito, san francisco, over to berkeley, richmond, not making the turn yet. there's a little bit of fog over san pablo. the key will be the temperatures dropping. 98 in santa rosa. 83 to 67. livermore, 101 to 87 and san jose, 94. drop you to 80. fog and low clouds, a few high cloud, especially santa clara valley, and santa cruz mountains as well. some from southern california. that's where the heaviest rain is. most going to stay down in arizona, southern california and southern nevada. a few higher clouds have drifted north, especially in monterey. looks like they will stay off monterey. 50s, 60s on the temps.
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65 above los gatos. 55 in gilroy. down to 51 this morning. it will not be as hot. the key is that swim coming in, tomorrow and thursday. 60s, 70s, 80s, but the cooling has gun. all right, sal. my goodness. >> south bay, bay bridge, where do you want to go? >> it's all been bad and getting slightly better finally, but we have more than an hour to drive between the carcinas bridge and the macarthur maze. we're going to start there on interstate 80 and you can see traffic is backed up 58 minute drive just after the carcinas bridge, we have slow traffic, and you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it is still backed up for a 20, 25 minute delay. the entire trip from vallejo to the san francisco city limit has taken almost 2 hours. let's go to the san mateo bridge, we have a problem westbound. there's a crash reported about a mile in, and you can see the traffic is at a standstill
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here. it's reported as a motorcycle crash on westbound san mateo bridge. again, about a mile in. in fact, not more than a mile in. it's near the high-rise. that means that the backup is all the way across the bridge. i would not recommend using this. use the dumbarton bridge instead. use the bay bridge as your alternate. after looking at that san mateo bridge, the bay bring looks better, doesn't it. let me quickly hit on the south bay here. there is a lot of slow traffic. do you see any green on this map? if you're trying to get into the west valley, plan accordingly. 8:32, let's go back to the desk. we're getting a new look at the big fire in san jose that prompted evacuations last night. just a short time ago, ktvu obtained this cell phone video. it shows bright orange flames and thick black smoke pouring from that home near white and story road in east san jose. meantime, investigators say they know what caused that huge fire. ktvu's janine de la vega tells
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us firefighters are saying backyard cooking was to blame. >> family members tell me they try chicken in their backyard all the time but they have never had a problem. as you can see, it got out of control last night. the backyard is not only a charred mess, but trees and a power pole also caught fire. here's video from instagram, showing the huge flames shooting from the home near white and story road. it was reported at around 7:00 last night. and firefighters say it spread fast. a woman who lives there told firefighters she was frying chicken in her outdoor kitchen and turned away for a minute, and that's when the fire started. they ran out of the home, and firefighters also evacuationed all the people who lived in the cul-de-sac as a pro caution. this morning -- precaution. this morning, the family who lived in the home returned and spoke to us. >> i have to make sure my mother is okay, and material things can be replaced. it's the memories.
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we have lived here for the last 27 years. there's a lot of memories until the house, in the neighborhood. we've been around for a while, so it's something that we're going to have to get adjusted to. >> reporter: there was a gas leak at the home and that fueled the flames. they were concerned about a possible explosion so they called pg&e to shut the gas off. firefighters were able to extinguish it, but they tell us the home is a total loss. no one was injured, but the neighbor who lives behind the home lost her pet rabbit in the fire, most likely from all the smoke. the family is shaken, but they tell me they plan on rebuilding. reporting from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu fox 2 news. police in tulsa, oklahoma have released video from a dash board camera showing white police officers tasing and then shooting an unarmed african- american man. >> shots fired. >> police were responding to a stalled vehicle friday night, and one dash cam video, the
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driver, terrence crutcher can be seen walking toward his car with his hands raised. police follow him, and for some reason, one officer fire fires his taser and another shoots and kills crutcher. there's a controversial recording in an officer in a police helicopter. >> that looks like a bad dude. >> that big bad dude was my twin brother. that big bad dude was a father. >> crutcher's family wants criminal charges filed against the officer who pulled the fatal shot. officer betty shelby, both tulsa police and the u.s. justice department have launched investigations into the case. three more bay area law enforcement officers have been charged in the sex crime scandal. brian bunton is foundationing an obstruction of justice charge. guy vanny is accuse -- guy vanny is accused of -- giovani, and ricardo perez was charged with having sex with a minor. attorneys for the young woman at the center of the scandal
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have made a $66 million legal claim against the city of oakland. meanwhile in san francisco, the acting police chief tony chaplain is said to be among eleven finalists for the permanent job as chief. the examiner reports the police commission has widdled down a list of 61 applicants to the top eleven. five from within the sfpd, six from outside. they'll be interviewed in coming weeks. the only internal candidates who have gone on record saying they want the chief's job are acting chief chaplain, deputy chief garrett tom, and mikail ali. the commission which meets tomorrow will turn in three names to mayor ed lee who ultimately makes the hire. new this morning, president obama wrapped up his final address at the un general assembly. we brought part of his comments live in the 7:00 hour here on among on 2. overall the u.s. has been a good member of the united nations. >> that while we have made our share of mistakes over the last 25 years, i have acknowledged some, we have strived,
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sometimes at great sacrifice to align better our actions with our ideals and as a consequence, i believe we have been a force for good. >> president obama also called on countries around the world to do more to address the refugee crisis. a tweet by donald trump's son talking about syrian refugees and poisoned skittles is getting a lot of attention online. if i had a bowl of skittles and i told you that just three would kill you, would you take a handful. online reaction to the tweet was overwhelmingly negative with people criticizing him for trivializing the plight of refugees a. spokesperson for skittles released a statement saying skittles are candy, refugees are people. we don't feel it's an appropriate analogy. : students and staff members at a high school in oakland are scheduled for tests, for health reasons. that's after a student at skyline high school was
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diagnosed with tuberculosis. people who have been near the student may be at risk. tb is a slow growing bacterial infection that can be deadly if ignored and can be treated with medication. the school notified parents parents and organized an informational meeting for parents of students who may have been exposed. >> i feel satisfied that they provided full information, and i'll wait and see if we get a letter. hopefully we don't. if we do i feel like we're in good hands. >> students at risk of developing an infection are given blood and skin tests to see if they need treatment. students can stay in school until they get the results. the student who is sick will be allowed to return to school after he's been under treatment and shows no longer symptoms of tuberculosis. the family of a san francisco woman hit by a fallen tree branch is now filing a legal claim against the city.
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>> she can only move her arms and talk, and move her head like this. >> a large pine tree branch fell on top of emma zhou last month when she was taking her two daughters to a park in the north beach neighborhood. the family says the children are having nightmares and sleep walking. the legal claim which precedes the lawsuit accuses the city workers of a tree trimming process of topping, removing large branches in the top of the tree resulting in weak and hazardous branches. >> the trees were topped in such a way as to create this particular hazard. this is a known hazard that the city recognizes and actually warns homeowners not to do. >> in response, the san francisco city attorney's office released this statement, quote, we are always saddened when tragic accidents occur and our thoughts are with ms. zhou and her family. our office is in the process of reviewing the claim. happening today, federal regulators are expected to release new rules on self-
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driving cars. the department of transportation secretary anthony foxx told reporters, all technologies will have to meet a 15 point safety assessment and they are considering ways to regulate how many experimental vehicles are on the road. this comes as uber just started conducting road tests of automated cars in pittsburg, pennsylvania. apple, google, tesla and ford are working on self-driving cars. experts say we could start seeing the cars on the roadway in the next five years. if you're buying premium gas for your vehicle, and it's designed to run on regular. aaa says you might be wasting your money. high octane gas doesn't do anything to improve performance in most cars or reduce emissions better than regular gas. it says drivers spend over $2 billion they did not need to last year on premium gas. time is 8:40. computers and taxis, and now silicone valley disrupting another industry. the reason the tech world is leaving a bad taste in the
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mouths of bay area restaurant owners. but first. headstrong, fearless and very capable, responsible. >> an adventurous bay area college student dies on a school outing. his family and friends are grieving over the unexpected death. the crash on the san mateo bridge is cleared, but it's going to be this way for a while as the traffic unwinds getting over to the peninsula. a mix of some low clouds, sun and some higher clouds, especially off monterey, and the santa cruz mountains. don't think we'll get any rain out of that. we're going to get cooler weather. we'll explain coming up.
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. happening now, wells fargo's chief executive officer making an appearance on capitol hill. the head of the bank is testifying about accusations wells fargo workers opened millions of unauthorized accounts using customer money. john stump opened by apologizing for letting down customers and says he accepts full responsibility for all unethical sales practices. regulators fined wells fargo 185 million dollars last week. the bank says it plans to eliminate the sales targets. 5300 wells fargo workers were also fired. memorial services will be held for a legendary san francisco political activist. rose pak died sunday after a
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long illness. she was 68 years old. she was a strong voice for san francisco's chinese american community for more than 40 years. a wake is set for friday evening at the green street mortuary in san francisco's north beach neighborhood. then funeral services will be held saturday morning at the old st. mary's cathedral in the heart of chinatown. a san jose state student who died over the weekend is being remembered as full of life, and passionate about the outdoors. 19-year-old bill nguyen was one of the leaders of the outdan adventures recreation program on a trip to sequoia national parks. on saturday he went swimming and slipped below the surface of the cold water. his body was found the next day by park rangers. he was known for creating and posting on you tube motivational videos to inspire people to be active. his older brother says billy was his best friend. >> accepting that he's really gone, like i didn't want to believe it at first. because he's always been really
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headstrong, fearless, and very capable, responsible. >> the family says ngyuen did not have medical conditions that could have made the trip unsafe for him. grief counselors have been at san jose state all week, and the family is working out funeral service details. uc berkeley has reinstated a controversial course about the history of palestinian. after complaints from jewish groups that the class had an anti-israel protest. it sparked protests between palestinian rights groups and a uc berkeley student designed the course to examine the what he calls israeli occupation. considering a measure designed to protect historic street lights. the lighting fixtures were installed in preparation for the san francisco's panama
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pacific international exposition in 1915. the plan is to replace them with brighter, more energy efficient street lights. supervisor anapest kin is leading a campaign to keep the existing lamps or find a way to keep their charm or get a modern upgrade. a rough commute for the south bay area. >> one of those commutes you probably don't want to go if you don't have to. san mateo bridge, we can look at that, and you can see it is recovering. damage is done after a crash at the high-rise. you can see that traffic is very very slow. one of the worst commutes in the bay area, but, you know, not to be outdone. the south way commute, as we look at the map, everywhere is slow trying to get up into the valley. if you could put it off, if you have that luxury, you might want to until this traffic unwinds. bay bridge still backed up. this is more like an ordinary commute of 20 minutes, but getting there is going to be slow from every approach. at 8:47, let's go to steve now. >> thank you, sir. our cooler pattern has gun and
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there's been high -- begun, and there's been higher clouds from san jose. let's run that again. right there. i don't think it will do anything, but there in the mix, if you're wondering where they come from, southern california, a lot of rain down on the desert there. for us, we also get the fog which has been creeping back in. came back early this morning, and making a little bit of a push. a huge push tonight and tomorrow. another system drops in. a lot of moisture you can see in between las vegas and phoenix. going to be some pretty good rain, especially in southern california, just to the east of looks like san diego. but they're pretty close as well. is some of those higher clouds have drifted northward. the key, though, is a system dropping from the gulf of alaska which is going to sweep in and pick up the fog bank. the delta breeze is there. it's much stronger than yesterday. that's for sure. 50s, 60s on the temps. still on the mild side for some. noticeably cooler for others. some areas are socked in. the fog going to get a pretty
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good bump right there from the system dropping in. doesn't have a lot of moisture with it. it's going to swing through, and our temperatures will take a plunge, and that breeze down right windy for some. 60s, 70s, 80s to some one more day of low 90s. maybe a few mid-90s, way inland. the trend is to bring temps down, and bring them down fast, coast and bay. temperatures inland still running a little bit above average. they were way above average on sunday and monday. that's not going to be the case here. tomorrow, the last full day of summer, fall officially begins thursday. 7:21 in the morning, and it's going to feel like it, rather chilly, and warmer as we go into the weekend. >> thank you, steve. no you're perhaps eating breakfast, you may want to consider lego that eggo, the major health warning about the popular waffles up next.
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. time is 8:51. some silicon valley restaurants say they are having a hard time staying afloat because of rising rents and labor
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shortage. the culprit they claim are tech companies. several restaurants say companies like apple, facebook, google, hiring away their best cooks, dish washers and servers. they are luring them away with higher wages, benefits and perks that most restaurant owners can't match. to go along with that, the high- tech bubble is driving the demand and cost for commercial space. thousands of jobs are up for grabs as some of the big names in retail start the holiday hiring. >> and there is mixed news on the economy, and a warning about eggo waffles, at this point it's lunchtime for us. we're in the clear. >> i'm afraid i have some in my freezer possibly. we'll have that in a second. i want to talk about the markets and what's affecting stocks today. new home construction members are in -- numbers are in for august, dropped 6% across the country. but construction on new homes is actually up here on the west coast. checking in on the numbers, stocks getting help from the bank stocks in particular, even wells fargo, despite the news we have been talking about the ongoing controversy there, the
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bank stocks are up. dow jones, up 62 points, a 1/3 of a percent. the nasdaq and s&p 500 are up as well today. well, speaking of the waffles, kellogg is recalling 10,000 cases of eggo waffles because they might be contaminated with listeria. the recall involves kellogg's eggonutri grain whole wheat waffles. none of the contaminated waffles were distributed here in california. that's good news. the listeria was discovered during product testing. no illnesses have been reported but the bacteria can cause serious illnesses and sometimes fatal infections in young children or people with a compromised immune system or elderly people. the holiday hiring has begun. this morning, macy's announced it will hire 83,000 workers for the busy holiday shopping season. that could ins macy's and bloomingdales, as well as call
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centers and shipping facilities. hiring for macy's this year is about the same as last year. target has said 70,000 seasonal workers. kohl's is going to hire 69,000 workers. that's good. they are hiring a little bit earlier than usual. it seems like for the most part, the numbers are the same. you and i talked about, you get great experience and it's not just in the stores. sometimes you get management experience, some behind the scenes. >> next thing you know, you're in it for the career. >> and they hire some full- time! yes, they do. >> pam, good to know. it's fall tv season, and three shows return to the fox tuesday lineup. >> i'm dr. brock holt, i went to harvard, and chassis cascade. >> joining the cast of scream queens. they play doctors in season two of the show. new girl is returning in season 6. it's new life for hannah simone who plays cc. the season picks up with her being newly married and
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settling into her new life. and brooklyn 99 is back for the 4th season with a bay area native, and super stars in their own rite, oakland's dina perry told paul chambers about things in store for her character. >> some injuries occur that i own joyed playing, when i read it in the script, that i get to become severely injured at one point. >> brooklyn 99 kicks off at 8:00 tonight. >> followed by new girl at 8:30, and scream queens at 9:00. the debate over drones is happening. one bay area city is making a major announcement involving the use of those high-tech unmanned aircraft.
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8:57, the soberanes fire continues to burn in monterey county. now the costliest wildfire anywhere ever in the united states. the u.s. forest service says
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fire fighting costs top $206 million and that amount grows by $2 million a day. the fire started july 22nd. fire crews hope to have it fully contained by the end of the month. it's burned through 184 square miles and one bulldozer operator building fire lines died during the first week of the fire. the fire is especially difficult to get a handle on because it's burning a remote area with deep hills and brush. the examiner reports the drones will be used to respond to emergencies, assist in investigations and improve security. five departments are the city controllers office, the fire department, the public utilities commission, the port of san francisco, and the recreation and park department. san francisco's city leaders have been debating the use of drones for more than a year now, due mostly to privacy concerns: a study shows the salary gap between white workers and black workers has grown. the economic policy institute says black men earn 22% less than white man, and black women
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earn 34% less than black men, and take home 12% less than white woman. and having a college degree increases the wage between white and black workers. hospitalized children in oakland got a special visit from some window washing superheroes. take a look at what happened yesterday when professional window washers with the company master care dressed up in costume as they went on about their work at ucsf children's hospital. they did it all to give families going through a difficult time something to smile about. >> it's such a surprise to see batman hanging outside of your window, and i think it's a great way to put a smile on their faces. >> you feel good because they're so happy when they see the superheroes and at least a smile for a minute, but i feel happy for them. >> shake his hand, too. >> he shook his hand to you? >> that's pretty cool. what did you do? >> i shake my hand too. >> the superheroes are planning their next adventure at a
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children's hospital in san francisco this spring. we saw the flash also there. superman, batman and the hulk. the investigation continues into the explosions in new york and new jersey. we're live with the council on american islamic relations and an expert on the symbolism of terrorism. highlighting the best oakland has o offer. we're joined by -- has to offer. we're joined by the organizer and vendor of eat real festival. and fox's premier week continues and this morning, we are live with stars from lethal weapon and empire. . tuesday morning across the bay area as we give you a live picture there of downtown san francisco. a little bit cooler this morning across the bay area, compared to yesterday, and that's going to be the trend as we move along during the week. alongside sal castaneda, gasia mikaelian, and i'm mike mibach. welcome to the 9 everybody. we have a very busy newscast, and we begin with

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