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just now getting underway. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> it is 7:00. >> yes. >> and that means that polls are now open. >> yes. >> this election day, tuesday, november 8th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. we have good election day weather too. steve paulson has your forecast to get you out there and make sure that you vote. >> all quiet is here. we have just a little bit of fog. sunshine. a lot of high clouds yesterday have pushed way to the north. i have to get on my toes to see how far north they have gone. there is a decent breeze coming out of the east bay hills. about 20, 25. so be advised by that. it is translating into another nice day, around the bay and along the coast. temperatures warming up. it doesn't last that long. it's not that strong here but it is off shore. upper 40s to low to mid-50s. you get the idea when you get
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the easterly breeze. cool for some. napa, 48. san rafael at 60. and 59 for tiburon. and mill valley 57. high pressure will win out until about friday. i think probably the middle or end of next week. then we get changes. until then, mostly sunny. patchy fog. the breeze kicks up for a few. quiet week but above average temperatures. 60, 70s, mid-70s. san jose with 76. 7:01. sal, and the morning commute is. >> okay. okay. >> good. >> i'm looking at the list and a couple things have popped up. what is sal looking at over there? i'm looking at the list. you can see traffic though on the commute to the macarthur maze, 44 minutes. that's not too bad i wouldn't say. just about normal as you drive between those two points. i certainly have seen it worse. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic will be busy as you
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drive to the bay bridge, to san francisco, using the bay bridge. i want to mention that san jose a problem. a crash on the shoulder. after that, the traffic is slow. the traffic is getting up to the west valley. hasn't reached that area yet. facebook 880 from about 238. southbound 880 from about 238 has improved a little bit. i want to mention marin county if i can move the map over to marin. 101 at paradise drive. a new crash here. we are looking into that. we will tell you more about that the next time around. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. polls have opened in the bay area here at 7:00. around the country, people have already gone to the polls and cast their ballots.
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>> lauren blanchard is live in new york. donald trump and hillary clinton have returned to new york to cast their votes. >> reporter: yes. it is finally election day after nearly two long years, voters will be able to go out and cast their ballot for who they want to be the next president. ident. >> massachusetts is represented by -- >> reporter: donald trump making controversial comments about elizabeth warren while in new hampshire yesterday. >> anybody who sees women as objects, minorities as inferior, other faiths as presumptively un-american cannot lead this big hearted country that we love. >> reporter: trump is on the offensive with both candidates campaigning in the historically democratic states of pennsylvania and michigan. >> thinking of holding that blue -- so-called wall which is
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state that's have traditionally voted democratic. >> reporter: hillary clinton ended her day in north carolina. >> although my name and my opponent's name may be on the ballot, every issue you care about is on that ballot. >> reporter: the first election day voters already cast their ballots in dixville notch, new hampshire with hillary clinton coming out on top on the small town. but some think that trump has a narrow path to win. >> clinton can lose some of her key states and still win. >> reporter: now, polls have been open here in new york for just over four hours. and tonight, the first polls will close in some states across the country at 7:00 p.m. eastern. dave, gasia, back to you. >> thank you. we expect republican presidential nominee donald trump to be voting any minute in new york. when that happens, we will bring that to you live. this was the scene earlier this morning when democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton cast her ballot in new
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york. this happened just after 5:00 a.m. she and former president bill clinton voted at an elementary school near their home. clinton's running mate tim kaine cast his ballot in richmond, virginia earlier this morning. election officials expect a high voter turnout because of all of the interest in the presidential rate. >> a third of eligible voters have already cast votes in early voting. >> janine de la vega is at a polling place that just opened up a couple minutes ago. >> reporter: yeah. i got my i voted sticker already. we are in one of the community rooms that you can see here. people are already here. i was surprised. i wasn't sure what to expect. sometimes it can be slow. people going to work, they are casting their ballots here. the election workers are here and ready to handle everybody. let's go to video that we took a little earlier this morning.
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people were going to the registrar's office in san jose early dropping off their vote by mail ballots. they want to make sure that their votes are counted today. election workers have been working around the clock since yesterday. ballots are being sorted, opened and put into the counting machine. the registrar expects 80 to 85% of registered voters to vote this election. >> this is an important election obviously for the nation. this one in particular. it's obviously the most contentious in a while. so i wanted my vote to be one that -- one that they count. >> reporter: there are a number of key local races in the south bay, including the battle for a congressional seat between incumbent mike honda and
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rokana. mention reform for city workers. there are 836 polling places in the south bay, all of them are open now and they will be open until 8:00 p.m. today. and in the next hour, we will be talking to some people who cast their ballots to talk about what was important to them on this election day. back to you. >> i know it's early, but have you seen people bringing their children into the polling place as a real life civics lesson. >> i do not see any kids at all right now. i don't. i have not seen that yet. what i have seen is people have been holding on to their -- the sample ballot that has all of the information about the measures and the propositions. >> right. >> reporter: because some people are like -- they're still studying up until the last minute. that's what i have seen. >> good. informed voters. >> thank you. well, thousands of voters around the country have signed up to trade votes in another
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state. trump traders and never trump are arranging for people in swing states to trade votes who already supports one of the major candidates. someone in california would agree to vote for jill stein in exchange for a north carolina voter checking clinton the ballot. so he or she gets to show his or her candidate but still block donald trump from being elected. there are similar apps for donald trump voters. that process is legal as long as no money is exchanged. the question of the day is naturally about election day. >> yes. >> americans have the right to vote but people exercise that right for a number of reasons. >> we want to know, why do you vote or choose not to vote? let us know what you think. post a comment on our facebook page. you can also tweet us with the tvu. don't forget we will continue our election day coverage
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throughout the morning for you. starting at 4:00 p.m. today, ktvu will bring the first results from around the country and we will be on the air nonstop with the results from the bay area and california after the polls close here at 8:00 tonight. and we will also have full election coverage on our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. you can also get up to the minute results on your smart phone with the ktvu app. there are a number of state propositions california voters are deciding on today. one of the most talked about is the legalization of recreational marijuana. how it compares to other state's marijuana measures. getting from one side of the bay to the other in a couple of minutes. we will look at a private ferry service to ease the long commutes. we're still looking at a commute that is getting busier by the moment. this is a look at 101 in san rafael. you can see traffic on southbound 101 is going to be a little slow as you head down to
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the 580 interchange. yesterday the fog was the big story, morgan hill. not so much today. the higher clouds are gone. we will take a look at i quiet weekend and see if the temperatures continue to warm up. ath before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. we live in a pick and choose world. love or like? naughty or nice? calm or bright? but at bedtime why settle for this? enter sleep number. don't miss the semi-annual sale, going on now. sleepiq technology tells you how you slept and what adjustments you can make. she likes the bed soft. he's more hardcore. so your sleep goes from good to great to wow!
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>> the time is 7:12 on this election day. there are a number of give aways and discounts for voters from free food to a free ride to your polling spot. >> alex savidge is in daly city. tell us about the promotions out there. and where are you? >> reporter: well, dave, i am inside krispy kreme in daly city. it smells delicious. as you can imagine. fresh made donuts. and you can get a free one of these if you show up here this morning with your i voted sticker. show up any time today, i should say, with i voted sticker on. if you show that you voted or
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tell them that you voted, they will give you a free donut today. they will be cranking out a lot of donuts today. as a matter of fact we just talked with one gentleman here, rick, who showed up and got his free donut and had his i voted sticker on. the other thing that you can get this morning is free coffee at 7-eleven to go along with the donut. it is $1 any size for a cup of coffee if you are not using the app. we asked voters if they should even need the free give aways in order to cast their ballot on election day. >> we need a full day off work we need a full day to reflect what we are voting for and not all of these incentives. to me it tells me that i voted and hey, free candy, when really there's a much more major stakes -- there's bigger things at play.
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>> reporter: and if you need a ride to get to your polling place today, there are options for you. zip car is offering free cars on election night. so this is between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. this evening. if you're trying to get to your polling place, you can order a free zip car. also, bay area based uber is offering $20 off for first-time riders. we will bring you back out here to a live picture. and we just ran into this gentleman, rick, who happens to be an uber driver, by the way. you got your i voted sticker. you walked in this morning and said what. >> i said what do you get for the sticker? >> and they hooked you up. >> she said you get a free donut. and i said well give me two more. >> a couple of extras. >> exactly. >> good deal. so rick heard about the promotion. there you go. lots of free give-aways, incentives for the voters, as if we needed more encouragement to go to the polls today.
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krispy kreme and other spots around the city. >> thank you, alex savidge. once you polish that donut off and coffee, head to the zoo. it is offering a distracts for people from the election. it will live stream the three red panadas on the web boyd's facebook -- web browser's facebook page. you don't even have to go to the zoo to see them. you can see them eat and play on facebook. that starts at 10:00 this morning. >> just to calm you down. >> there you go. >> sal, calmly watching our commute. highway 24 and everything else, sal. >> yeah. we will start with the east bay commute. we have a lot of slow traffic there. seems like a normal day. on election day, sometimes people hold back and then vote and then get on the roads. we will see a wave of people showing up later in the commute. even though this commute always seems to be backed up. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza as well. you can see the traffic is
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backed up getting into san francisco. it is not easy. we do have a crash in palo alto, northbound 101 and embarcadero road. the traffic will be slow. they're trying to get it out of the lanes. there were injuries involved here in the crash. give yourself extra time. we're also looking at the marin county commute and the east bay commute as well. southbound 101 from roland boulevard down to the civic center. and across the bay westbound 80 from highway 4, solid traffic getting down to the berkeley area. as you can see, traffic will be slow. an accident reported westbound 80 near gillman. that is slowing traffic down. 7:16. receipts go back to steve. >> thank you, sal. mostly clear out there. a lot of fog yesterday. southern end of the peninsula, santa clara valley, san jose and some dancing around. but it is mostly clear this morning. the higher clouds have gone further to the north. could be patchy fog around napa
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and santa rosa. nothing like yesterday, that is for sure. a high surf advisory goes from 3:00 p.m. today to 6:00 p.m. on wednesday. be careful if you are heading down to the quote. you get the sneaker way. the reason is the strong low that has been parked in the gulf of alaska for a while. watch the high pressure say i don't think so. it sends everything to the north and you get that tenuous rope and that is all that is left of the system. we get a decent amount of breeze in the higher elevation. it is cool for some and then you get back to the bay and the coast and it is on the mild side. i saw 22 out of the east. it is calm in vacaville. upper 40s. san francisco, 59. sfo, the cooler air, you take that and start warming it up. berkeley is 58. san rafael is 60. there are mild temperatures and cool temperatures. san ramon and pleasanton at 52.
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martinez is 58. looks good out here but it is going up and over a massive ridge of high pressure. will it break down any time soon in i think around the 17th, 18th, stay tuned. it looks good. a couple forecast models are hinting at that, not just one. patchy fog until then. we do get lots of 70s. these are above average temperatures. and with the days now pretty short, they don't last long, but they are above average. average is 65 to 70. we are running 67 to 76. weak system friday. clears out saturday. the weekend looks good. >> thank you, steve. >> the time is 7:18. to a disturbing story from the east bay where a woman ran down three people outside of the courthouse in martins and jumped to her death of o of the
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bridge. kimberly goldman ran over her husband, lawyer and another woman. goldman backed up and hit the woman a second time. she then fled the scene. her car was spotted at the bridge 20 minutes later. she tried to drive through a retaining wall. that didn't work and then she got out of her car and jumped off of the bridge, falling to her death. >> we don't know if they was trying to take the vehicle off the bridge and that was unsuccessful. but the damage had a lot of damage. >> goldman had just come out of a divorce hearing. the three people she hit are recovering from moderate injuries. east bay times reports that her former husband is the medical director in the drug scandal. a new ferry service is expanding to help commutes. this new service is called prop sf. it will open private ferry
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boats to the public. a trip from berkeley to san francisco would only take ten minutes and cost 10 bucks. they want to expand service to cities around the bay that don't have it like hercules and antioch. there are also plans for an emryville to redwood city run that would start in january. >> we're at a bottle neck with traffic. any other solution is a pretty long ways off. our goal is to make it as -- as inexpensive as possible so we can attract everybody. y. >> now, the current ferry is 41 feet long. it can carry 36 passengers. instead of expensive terminals, prop sf will operate from existing marinas and use faster and smaller boated. more trouble for samsung this morning. the latest fire involving one of the phones and it is not the recalled galaxy note 7. also facebook breaks down
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the presidential elections. up next, which candidate has more likes and comments and the most talked about moments of the campaign. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes - the ballot.
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when most of us make a mistake, officewe own up to it.anks. but not madison nguyen. her vote to slash the san jose police budget was disatrous. one hundred officers were laid off. crime spiked twenty-seven percent. and when nguyen was warned her that cuts left police short-handed, she passed the buck. blamed the police for "spinning information out of control." mrs. nguyen, it's crime that's out of control.
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blaming others. risking our safety. madison nguyen is the wrong choice for assembly. it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much. >> the time is 7:23. today investigators in south carolina will start examining three bodies found on the property of a man who has already confessed to four other murders. a third body was found yesterday on the land owned by todd kohlhepp it will take time to determine the gender, age
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and cause of death of two of the victims. todd kohlhepp told investigators where to look for bodies. now it will expand to other states on land that is owned by todd kohlhepp. the site of the deadliest mass shooting, the pulse nightclub, will be turned into a memorial. city of orlando will buy the nightclub for $2.2 million. since the shooting rampage when 49 people were killed and 53 were wounded, the nightclub has become a gathering place for tourists and mourners. the city of orlando will ask the community for advice on what to do with that planned memorial. new this morning, another samsung phone has reportedly exploded. this time it was not a galaxy note 7. a woman in france says her galaxy j5 started shocking and caught fire on sunday. she panicked and threw it away. the report of an exploding
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galaxy j5 comes in the trouble with the galaxy note 7 which was overheating and exploding because of the battery. the woman in france says she is planning to sue samsung. the time is 7:25. facebook sharing information on how the election is being talked about on facebook. last month, 128 million facebook users generated 8.8 billion interactions related to the election. they include likes, posts, comments and shares. there were 934 million interactions about hillary clinton. more than 1 billion interactions about donald trump. facebook also shared the top ten moments of the campaign. the first was the second presidential debate. that was on october 9th. number two, the release of the access hollywood tape involving donald trump. and the third, the first presidential debate on september 26th.
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7:25 now. to the question, could democrats gain back power in congress this election day? up next we bring back political analyst joe tuman and talk about what is at stake. >> reporter: polls are open across the bay area. where you can drop off your mail-in ballot if you still have it. and the preparations of making election day happen at the local level. and we still have a lot of slow traffic. a couple of new crashes have popped up here. 80 westbound is slowing down as you come into berkeley. we will tell you why. well, yesterday was a lot of fog for some. not so much the case today. just a little bit. but the clouds are gone. it will be sunny and warmer. we will have the temperatures coming up.
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>> we are taking a look at a polling spot in oakland in alameda county. you don't even have to get out of your car. election workers are waiting curbside to accept your ballots and give you that sticker. and then you are on your way. the weather also today is no excuse not to get out and vote. i see sunshine right up the street in oakland. with we will -- we will bring you more about election day throughout the bay and the
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country. the day is finally here. >> it is. >> tuesday, november 8th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. let's talk about your weather on election day. steve paulson, piece of cake, right. >> very nice and easy. pretty quiet. yesterday was high clouds and fog. that's not the case today. cool for some, warm for others. easterly breeze. quiet this week. do you see any signs of a change, steve? yes i do. i will get to that in a second. today, sunny to mostly sunny. mild and warm. coast and bay and inland temperatures. we're looking for a lot of sunshine. the forecast model, ours, the gfs and the canadian version both showing hints of a pattern change later next week. i have been talking about the 20th. this would be around the 17th or 18th if it verifies. it will be cooler and there will be rain. a lot could change between now and then. but what is changing now is the clouds. everything is going up and over off shore. that means, land to see breeze,
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even though it's not strong is he surface, stronger gusts in the hills. 40s to 60s. you can see where the warmer temperatures are and the cooler temperatures are closer to the bay. pacifica at 58. the ridge of high pressure is large and in charge. the clouds are out of the picture. warm and breeze. higher elevations. above temps. this is a quiet week. all right, sal. 7:31. anything new on the screens are we still okay. >> we are okay. there are things out there. for example, we're going to start with an accident in palo alto. i told you about this last name. the injuries are not life threatening but the commute is not doing well right now. the crash has been there for a while and the backup is solid. you can just say that the traffic is backed up in one solid line from the capital
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expressway up to embarcadero road. because there aren't that many breaks in the crowd. you may not be going that entire length but it will be a slow commute there. if you're just going up the peninsula and don't need to use 101, you may consider northbound 280, which it doesn't look bad leaving the west valley and up the peninsula. let's go to live pictures. san mateo bridge, moderately heavy traffic. heavy traffic. and also looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is backed up for a 20-minute delay. the east shore freeway recovering from a crash at gillman. 7:32. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. the polls are open right now all over the bay area. election workers have been busy, already working for many hours. >> ktvu's allie rasmus is live this morning at the alameda county courthouse with a look at the election center there.
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allie. >> reporter: well, alameda county has 820 polling locations. they all opened on time without any issues at 7:00 this morning. but preparations started way before that. we were able to go in at 6:00 this morning. many people arrived at 5:00 a.m. dozens of workers were on the phone and communicating with the 820 polling locations in the county and the 6,000 workers who man the polling stations. the workers that you see on the phones were the help desk, making sure that the poll workers were in place and they had all of the equipment and supplies they needed and everything was working properly. 29% of alameda county voters have already cast their ballots through early voting or mail-in votes. what do they do with the votes? do they count of them ahead of the time the registrar of voters explained. >> we are able to scan in.
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we will tally in at 8:00. all have been scanned. they're getting ready. at 8:00 p.m. tonight, those will the first votes we're able to post. >> reporter: now, live out here on fallon street and 12th in oakland, they have a drop-off station for ballots. we have seen quite a few people pulling up curbside. they hand in their mail-in ballot to the people in the blue vests, they get their i voted sticker and they are on their way. another way to drop it off, take it to your individual polling place or you can still mail it in as long as it is post marked by today. as long as the ballots arrive by monday the 14th they will still be counted. back to you guys. >> thank you, allie rasmus in oakland. thank you. now, the polls have opened in every state in america except for parts of alaska and hawaii. turnout across the u.s.
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expected to higher than the 2012 election when 129 million americans voted. that was 53.6% of the eligible voters. election day is already over in three small communities in northern new hampshire. all of the registered voters in the towns of dixville notch, millsfield and hart's locations showed up at the polls at midnight or cast absentee ballots. because all of the possible voters had completed their civic duties, the polls in the precincts could close. the poll count shows 32 ballots had donald trump for president, 25 designating hillary clinton for president. >> and so many people saying they're going to the polls to vote for the president. but there's a major concern for congress. there could be a big shift in the balance of power. joe truman is back to explain. >> the democrats might pick up a couple of seats. there 234-201 advantage of
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republicans over democrats there. there's no chance that the democrats are going to pick up 34 seats there. the house will remain the way it is. in the senate, it's a different question. there are 34 seats up for grabs. 24 are republican. all of the democrats need there is a 54-46 advantage. by the way, there are 44 seats that the democrats control currently but there are two independents but they vote democrat usually. basically an 8-seat difference between the republicans and the democrats. the democrats need to pick up four seats to make it a tie. assuming that mrs. clinton wins would be able to cast the deciding tie breaker. so you want to get to at least four if you're a democrat. here are the race that's are competitive. they're all in battleground states. wisconsin where senator ron johnson is in a tight race with steingold. new hampshire with kelly ott.
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the person who said donald trump was a role model for children had to walk the words back is in a challenge with governor maggie husan. she could win the race there. gop senator pat tumey is in a tight race with mcganity. three of the last four had women as democratic candidates who we have a woman who might win the presidency. there are competitive races in missouri, indiana and illinois where republicans are in a tight race. frankly by the way in illinois they believe that kirk will lose to duckworth, the democratic challenger. all we need is four to change things. >> that could be really interesting. let me ask you about the score. if donald trump is elected
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president or hillary clinton is elected president, who might they nominate to be on the supreme court? >> it will be someone who reflects their world views. by the way the supreme court nominations is why i talked about the senate. the senate confirms. only the president can nominate. you can kind of stack the deck the way that you want. now, if the democrats get to 50, they won't control things. they will have to share power. but they will have the authority to perhaps designate who is on the committees and likewise. so with respect to what the -- both presidents would be looking for, mr. trump has promised christians that he will challenge roe versus wade. mrs. clinton promises she will look for a supreme court justice this will look differently whether or not it is to protect corporate donations in the same way we
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privilege private donations. money is the source of all evil in the campaigns. that is an important thing. i have to say, where all of this is concerned, the next president in may have as many as four justices to replace. we know we have to replace four. there have been some holding on but want to go. there are many communities that are affected by this. having control of the senate and the white house means that you could shape supreme court direction for the next 30, 40 years. i mean, this is actually a very important component of the election. that's why the senate races matter so much too. >> thank you, joe. we will bring you back throughout mornings on 2. now we will move on to the ballot measures we're voting for in california. proposition 64 would make recreational marijuana legal for adults. it includes detailed rules for the growing, selling and use of
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marijuana. california's lieutenant governor says the results -- the rules are part of a two- year analysis of the legalization of marijuana in washington and colorado. he says the california initiative is tighter but flexible if changes are needed. if it passes it will allow the growing and possession of marijuana immediately but it could take a year for retail sales of marijuana to begin. there are two measures on the california ballot that pertain to the death penalty. proposition 62 would repel the life penalty and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. proposition 66 would keep the death penalty but speed up the appeals process by hiring more attorneys to represent inmates. we continue our election coverage for you throughout the morning and really the day. starting at 4:00 this afternoon, ktvu will bring you the results from around the nation. we will be on the air here on ktvu fox 2 nonstop from results from the bay area and
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california after polls close here at 8:00 tonight. if you need to leave the tv, we have you covered still. go to ktvu.com for full election updates. and up to the minute results through your smart phone with the ktvu app. >> you have everything. >> we do. >> there are also perks for getting out to vote. in 20 minutes, the election freebies that you can get that are being offered all around the bay area. also, you may have heard about the movie, but this was the real thing. snake on a plane. what happened after passengers saw this high above them. okay. well, right now we don't have anything that scary. we do have some slow traffic out there. this freeway is recovering from an earlier collision and just a lot of slow traffic on the way to the bay bridge toll plaza. sunshine o plenty today. temperatures bumping up a little bit. they are above average.
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>> the time is 7:44. steph curry set another nba record last night as the warriors beat the pelicans 116- 106. >> curry hit another 3. for the record. yes. >> i love his reaction. that was curry's 13th three- pointer in the game. a new nba record for a single game. he used to share that record of 12 three-pointers with kobe bryant and marsh. he finished with 46 points last night. >> history right here in the bay area. way to go, steph. let's check in with sal. watching the commute. hopefully everything is going as smooth as steph curry. >> it won't have that beautiful form and nice arc. >> that's for sure. >> yeah.
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>> the commute, let's look at 280. it is slow coming out of downtown san jose. getting up to highway 17 and the west valley. it's going to be slow. a lot of people are avoiding 101. i'll tell you why. let's go to the maps. highway 101 is backed up because of an earlier crash in palo alto. and the whole freeway system has taken a hit because of this crash. people avoiding 101 are on 280. people avoiding 280 are on 85. and you can see for yourself, look at all of this red. red means slow traffic. stop-and-go traffic. there's a lot in the valley right now. we're also looking at solid traffic from fremont. 80 is backed up from highway 4 solid down to berkeley. and 680 is slow this morning from 242 to 24. it continues to slow into danville. highway 4 is still slow through
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pittsburgh and bay pointed. and the bridge commute, we had problems on the 580 and 680. you get the picture? it's a slow commute. let's go to steve. >> i almost forgot the bay bridge. my goodness. >> how did you forget that one. >> i can get that one. 20 to 25-minute delay. and now, mr. steve paulson. >> mr. sal castaneda, what would you say is the meat of the commute? 6:00 to 8:00 or what? >> yeah. 6:00 -- i mean the very heaviest. >> yes. >> 6:30 to 8:30. >> thank you, sir. we have very nice weather on tap here. i posted a few things on facebook if you're looking to see, steve, is there any sign of a pattern change or are we check in this for a while. we are stuck this week. maybe middle of next week things could change. high pressure is saying i don't think so. you're going north. there's a tiny batch of showers
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coming up from the south/southwest. the breeze is not that strong at the surface but i have seen 20 to 25. so on the oakland becky side you might get good gusts. it doesn't matter if it's inland or on the coast. then you start getting closer to berkeley, oakland, sfo, 50, 60 degrees. san rafael in there as well. 52 morgan hill. gilroy at 55. 59 in santa cruz. warm air aloft. lower elevations at a low 49. cupertino, upper 50s. campbell and saratoga book ends on 54. 27 up in truckee. monterey at 54. you can see this is a decent system that is generating high surfs. we have a high surf advisory from 3:00 today and goes until 6:00 tomorrow. up, up, up, a few high clouds and fog out there. but it has no chance with that
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off shore breeze. patchy inland fog. very little compared to yesterday. breeze in the higher elevations. lots of 70s. above average on the temperatures. normal is 65, 70. so we are running above on all accounts here. the warmer temperatures are closer to the bay. san jose and santa cruz are the leaders of the pack. not much change through thursday. weak system on friday. and then clear on saturday and sunday looks mike. >> thank you, steve. steve, don't look at your tv. passengers on a flight to mexico got a scare. a snake slighting out of an overhead bin. look at it. people near the snake hurried to unbuckle themselves and move away. when the snake then dropped to the ground, passengers trapped him with blankets. the plane was given priority landing in mexico city.
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animal control workers were waiting and took it into custody, the stowaway. the airline is investigating how the snake ended up on the plane. well, there was chaos outside of the martinez courthouse. in 20 minutes, what we're finding out about the woman who intentionally ran down her estranged husband and two other people on a crosswalk. and tracking results from the election. up next, how northbound and google are helping voters on this election day.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:52. this morning, it is election day and college students are voting on bay area campuses. we caught up with students who live on campus at san francisco state university. they went to the polls early and some were voting for the very first time. >> i think it's important to be able to speak your mind. and i think it's a right that we all have. so i feel like everyone, if you are able to vote, you should come out and vote. >> a survey by the campus vote project says young adults between 18 and 29 make up more than 20% ever the voting eligible population. the time is 7:52. a deal for tesla that could mean more cars and fewer people on waiting list. plus we will take a look at wall street following a huge rally. pam cook has more on this
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morning's money business. >> yesterday was a great day. stocks posted big gains. it will be interesting to see today as the election results start coming in. we are following the problems that hurt with its employees at sfo and checking in on that opening bell that just rang a short time ago, about an hour and a half ago. the properties being felt this morning. hertz stock down 50% right now after reporting disappointing earnings. hertz global. i want to check in on the numbers quickly for you. they're all down just a little bit though. the dow and s&p 500 and nasdaq slipping a little bit. tech companies are trying to help voters this election day. that includes google which is imbedding election news in the search results for the first time ever. that information willing available in more than 30 languages. facebook which also claims credit for registering 2 million voters are helping users keep track of how they want to vote t has set up a
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vote planner made for each user. it can be printed out and taken with you to the polls this morning. tesla announced it is buying an engineering company to automate the car manufacturing. the german company, groman engineering is a leader in manufacturing methods. it will help in the speed and quality of production at its factory here in fremont. tesla expects to start building the $35,000 model 3 electric car next year. there are about 300,000 people on the waiting list. they want to boost production capacity. the deal is expected to close early next year. the price has not been disclosed. the city of santa clara is suing the city of san jose for a large shopping center. it claims that san jose did not adequately study the adverse effects of the project that
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sits on the border of santa clara. san jose says it is in retaliation over a project near le vie stadium would cause housing and traffic problems. a story we're following for you, confirmation that fedex has grounded one of its jets after general electric warned there could be a problem with one of the engines. ge affected by this. fedex heading into a busy time for them. hopefully they won't have to ground planes. >> interesting. thank you, pam. the time is 7:55. a man from oakland paralyzed ten years ago in a shooting received a special surprise, furthering his dream of becoming a flight instructor. >> what is your dream. >> to be a flight instructor. >> rewithing to do this. >> we're going to do this. >> take a look around. >> whoa. >> oakland police and
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firefighters and the mayor surprised quincy with a $10,000 check so he can study to become a flight instructor. he was paralyzed in a shooting four years after getting his pilot's license. look who showed up. captain sully sullenberger showed up, presenting him with a scholarship to get back into the cockpit. >> what really sustains my inspiration about this story is his perseverance. the fact that he didn't let this persuade him from working hard to fulfill his promise. >> i'm shocked. i feel like if all of these people believe in me and i believe in me, this thing can happen. >> carr will be making the lessons at the flight academy at buchanan.
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we wish him well. polls officially open all across america. what you need to know if you're getting ready to cast your vote. theirs vote. plus, on this election day, all sorts of give-aways to encourage people to get out and vote. we will tell but some of the more delicious ones coming up. and it's going to be slow in some areas still. this commute is definitely slow as you take a look at the levi's stadium in the back of san jose international airport. it looks pretty good on the runways. it looks like the runway goes right to the front door there. we have hazy skies and warm temps. we will talk about the pattern and see if anything will change any time soon. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes - and i thank the people of california for putting it on the ballot.
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thank you all very much. >> it's decision day 2016. the polls are open as millions of people not only cast their vote for president but a lot of other important issues right here in the bay area. we have team coverage. mornings on 2 continues now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, november 8th. i'm mike mibach. >> election day is finally here. i'm gasia mikaelian. let's get you out the door to the polls. steve, no excuse not to vote. >> not at all. yesterday we had a little bit of fog but that is not the case today. north bay, up around hillsberg. but yesterday was really a bigger story. not today. the higher clouds are gone. there's a few off to the west/southwest. they will drift across. but no big deal. sunny to mostly sunny skies.
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some of the higher elevations it has kicked in. other than that, 40s for a few. sfo at 63. look at oakland airport, 64. there's your northeast breeze. that is already warm. south bay temps. santa ruse is already 61. one observation in scott's valley, 64. it depends on your location. we will end up with sunshine. lots of 70s. these are above average temperatures. it's a quiet week this week. changes next week. 70s for many including san francisco and also oakland. sal, what do you have for us at 8:01. >> there's a lot happening on the roads. >> a saw a lot of red. >> there's a lot of red unfortunately. people are -- today is a little different. some people stayed back and voted it is apparent or stayed home later because the late commute is very slow. let's start off with the bay bridge toll plaza.
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you will see a lot of slow traffic backed up beyond the macarthur mazon to 580 and 880. by the time you get here, it only takes 20 minutes but getting there is another matter. 80 is backed up all the way to the hercules area. towards orinda, there is a sig alert for a truck accident. we don't see a lot of slow traffic. but this morning, there is slow traffic. that truck accident blocking the two right lanes here as you approach the tunnel. westbound 24 is characteristically slow through orinda. that is more normal. let's look at 280 in san jose. that is improving a little bit. 101 is especially slow because of an earlier crash in palo alto. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. both donald trump and hillary clinton have cast their
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ballots in their home state of new york. >> they have both scheduled rallies in new york city tonight, just miles apart. lauren is joining us live from new york with the latest. lauren. >> reporter: good morning, mike and gasia. yes. election day is finally here after two very long years of nearly nonstop campaigning. today voters will head to the polls to decide who our next president will be. hillary clinton casting her ballot today just hours after flying home from a whirlwind final day of campaigning. >> i know how much responsibility goes with this. and so many people are counting on the outcome of this election. >> and massachusetts is represented by pocahontas, right? she is terrible. >> reporter: donald trump making controversial comments about democratic senator elizabeth warren. while in new hampshire yesterday. trump is on the offensive with both candidates campaigning in pennsylvania and michigan.
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>> there's thinking about holding that blue -- so-called blue wall which is states that have traditionally voted democratic. >> reporter: hillary clinton ended her last campaign day in north carolina. >> although my name and my opponent's name may be on the ballot, every issue that you care about is on that ballot. >> reporter: the first election day voters already cast their ballots in dixville notch, new hampshire, with clinton coming out on top in the small town. some experts though believe trump has a narrow path to win. >> basically clinton can lose some of her key states and still win. >> reporter: now, just moments ago, donald trump did cast his vote here in new york. hillary clinton cast hers earlier this morning, as did her running mate tim kaine. the only one we're waiting on is mike pence in indianapolis. tonight the polls will close in most states around 7:00 p.m. eastern.
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>> a year and a half of campaigning comes down to this. thank you for that report, lauren. the secretary of state in california says 7 8% of eligible voters have registered to vote. in all of the interest in this year's presidential race, turnout is expected to be very high. janine de la vega is live at a polling place in san jose gauging voter turnout there. >> reporter: about an hour ago, there was a line of people waiting outside of this polling place here. it slowed down a little bit. i count about five people in here about to cast their ballots. but the registrar of voters is saying that they are expecting an 80 to 85% voter turnout. before the polls opened though, people started dropping off their ballots at this ballot box outside of the registrar's office in san jose. they wanted it counted today. inside the registrar's office is very busy. vote by mail balloted are being opened and sorted and put into the counting machines.
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hundreds of thousands of people will be casting their ballots at the polls today. we asked what was most important to them. >> definitely the presidential race. i'm very concerned about the outcome of that. and then just, you know, in general any environmental issues or progressive issues. >> to me, if we educate our self more, then we make better choices. so to me, education is -- if not the most, one of the most important issues in there. also, health care. >> reporter: the ballot here in santa clara county is the longest one we've ever had down here. it is three pages down. there are a number of key local races in the south bay including the race between honda and ro khanna. in san jose, pension reform for city workers. now, we have seen a lot of people armed with their ballot books here at this polling location as they vote.
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polls open -- are open until 8:00 p.m. tonight. i was just talking to one of the workers and they were saying the busiest time is right when it opens. then at noon time, because it's lunch, and after people get off work, around 4:00. then you have the lulls in between. we will see how it goes. >> thank you. >> and on this election day, there are all sorts of give- aways and discounts for voters. everything from free food to a free ride to get to you your polling place. alex savidge joins us live from daly city with more on the promotions out there. alex. >> reporter: good morning to you, mike. democracy can be quite delicious we're finding out today. if you wear your i voted sticker to any krispy kreme location here in the bay area, they will give you a free donut today. we're inside the daly city store right now. things are quite busy. a lot of people taking advantage of this give-away. they cast their ballot and then the second stop was krispy
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kreme. to go along with your donut, how about a cup of coffee. voters can swing by a 7-eleven store and get a free cup of joe using their app. we have seen a lot of people coming in and taking advantage of these election day give- aways. >> i came in and showed them the slip i got from the mail-in ballot and i got my free donut. >> it doesn't matter if i get the give-aways but i heard it on the radio and i said you know what. i was thinking of having a donut this morning so it worked out well. >> reporter: and if you need a ride to get to your polling place today, there are also options for you. zip car offering free cars on election night, between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and also bay area based uber offering $20 off for first-time riders. we will bring back out here
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live this morning. i have not gone and voted yet. but i am going to vote as soon as i get off of work. i wonder if i can get my free donut. i will see if they will go on the honor system with me, if i can get my hands on one of these free doughnutteds. a lot of give-aways, incentives to get people out to the polls. >> thank you, alex. that brings us to our question of the day. why do you vote or choose not to vote? the responses already coming in. evelyn says i vote because it is my civic duty. no better way to show our love for our country. i believe my voice is your voice. your vote is your superhero. use it. go vote. great responses there. let us know what you think by posting on facebook or tweet us
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by using the hashtag #ktvu. we will continue our coverage throughout the morning and the day. starting at 4:00, we will bring you the first results from the nation. we will be on air nonstop with the results from the bay area and california after the polls close at 8:00 tonight. if you need to leave the tv, take ktvu with you. through the website you will get up to the minute election results and on the smart phone with our app. still to come, a high school athlete uninvestigation. what he is accused to doing to another player during a water polo match last month. chaos outside of the martinez courthouse. what we're learning about a woman who ran down her estranged husband and two other people before she jumped off a bridge to kill herself. the traffic is very slow in the east bay. it is jamming up. i will tell you about a problem in oakland that you may not expect that is causing big delays. a few high clouds. a lot more yesterday.
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>> police say a woman ran down three people with her vehicle, including her estranged husband outside of the courthouse in martinez and later jumped to her death off of the bring. 60-year-old kimberly goldman deliberately ran down her husband, his attorney and a
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woman. she backed up the car and hit the woman a second time. goldman then drove to the bridge and jumped 100 feet to her death. witnesses at the courthouse described the scene following the hit and run. >> people laying -- laying on the ground. i mean, just bloody. not even -- they couldn't move. >> she was in court with them. and a intentional act to hit three people. we have details of her reversing and running over the person again. >> there were no signs of trouble according to the bailiff. the three people who were hit are recovering from moderate injuries at the hospital. the former husband is the former director of the clinic in the drug scandal. a boy of the water polo team at berkeley is accused of sexually assaulting an opponent during a match last month. this happened on october 11th in alameda. alameda police say they are
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investigating the complaint and have not made any arrests. when the chronical asked the water polo coach about the investigation, he said, quote, this is news to me. now to the south bay where police in san jose have arrested two men in connection with the killing of a homeless man last month. sandoval and alvarado were taken into custody last week. they stabbed the homeless man to death on ritter park drive. cooper was found death next to his car on october 10th. he was the ninth homeless person killed in san jose this year. today investigators are south carolina will start examining three bodies found on the property of a man who already confessed two four other murders. a third body was found on the land found by todd kohlhepp. the coroner says it will take time to determine the gender, age and cause of death for at least two of the victims. todd kohlhepp told investigators where to look on
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the property to find the bodies. now the search for more victims will expand to land that he owns in other states. a woman was killed after being shoved in front of a train on a new york city city platform. it happened at the times square station. the woman was reportedly arguing with another woman before being pushed by that woman on to the tracks. witnesses flagged down police and they arrested a 30-year-old woman from queens. authorities describe her as emotionally disturbed. investigators are trying to determine what the women were arguing about. the time is 8:16. it is election day tuesday. are people leaving earlier to run to the polls and get to work or is this about what you would expect for a tuesday. >> there is a little bit of a difference here. people left left to get on the freeway. they went to the polls place in their neighborhoods and then got on the freeway because we have later commute. for example, i'll show you. first of all, i want to talk about the big crash eastbound 24 heading away from oakland
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toward the tunnel. a big rig crash on highway 13. the traffic is not normally slow heading towards orinda but this morning it is because of that crash. there's also a lot of slow traffic westbound and late. it seems like it is only 6:00, judging by these commutes. a lot of people stayed behind, voted and are now on their way to work. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. that doesn't show any sign of improvement getting into san francisco. and 101 has been hampered by earlier problems. it is slow from capital expressway all the way up into menlo park. 8:17. let's go to steve in the weather center. >> sal, we have quiet conditions here. a lot more fog yesterday. there is some but it is favoring areas to the north, not the south like yesterday. hazy skies and a few high clouds. we have cut that in three quarters compared to yesterday. there will be a few scooting
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through. jamie nelson always sends nice photos. i appreciate. a nice start for election day as the sun comes up over mount tam. that is a pretty picture. warm lows for some and cool for others. george is in el cerrito. others in the upper 40s or low 50s. if you get the off shore breeze it can be mild already. plenty of high clouds yesterday. they are going, excuse me, up and over the ridge of high pressure right now. it really is going to keep things in check here for a while. decent breeze coming off of the tunnel, about 20 to 25. that is making for very warm temperatures here. you can see the direction. it is land to sea. we're rebounding really fast. sfo at 53. berkeley is at 60. it looks like a lot of these are beginning to warm up.
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28 um in truckee. ridge of high pressure won't change until the middle of next week. patchy fog and mostly sunny. temperatures are above average. lots of 70s here in the mix. and we will see these temperatures holding probably all the way until about at least thursday. 70s for many. these are above average. they will continue until a weak system brushes us on friday. then it clears out for the weekend. dry until around the 17th or 18th. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. a new private ferry service is going to help to speed up commutes across san francisco bay. up next, how much it will cost to you go from berkeley to san francisco in just ten minutes. ♪
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>> because of a large storm in the gulf of alaska we could see swells up to 20 feet at bay area beaches over the next two days. if you go to the beach, you're advised to stay out of the water. experts say the large sneaker waves can be especially dangerous because they can unexpectedly drag people away from the shore. a new ferry service is expanding to help the traffic congestion and speed up commutes. it is called prop sf. it plans to open private ferry boats to the public. a trip will take you 10 minutes from berkeley to san from and cost you about $10. they want to expand ferry service to cities around the bay to cities that currently don't have it. >> we're at a bottle neck with
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traffic. and any other solution is a pretty long ways off. our goal is to make it as inexpensive as possible to attract everybody. >> the current fer see 41 feet long and carries 36 passengers. prop sf will operate from existing marinas using smaller and faster boats. bart police hope that surveillance video will help catch whoever painted graffiti at the bart station. a video was posted on social media of the racist message that appeared on the wall and on the ground. we blurred the offensive words. and bart has since cleaned and removed that graffiti. and san francisco is also dealing with vandalism. messages and images were scrawled outside of city hall. the sheriff confirmed that somebody broke into the assessor's office and left human waste there. a man who wanted to make room for his race car now faces a $25,000 fine for cutting down
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a 1-year-old redwood tree in his neighborhood. the man hired tree cutters to remove the tree back in august. the city was alerted about the removal by neighbors. the report says that the man acknowledges that he knowingly removed the tree but now considering a lawsuit against the city. layoffs will take effect today at hertz at san francisco international today. >> yesterday workers marched with signs to san francisco city hall. they are upset that hertz will soon be hiring drivers from a nonunion subcontract tore shuttle rental cars from remote parking lots to be available for customers. the workers say they are targeted because they are chinese, filipino immigrants. hertz released this statement this morning. it says we made the difficult decision to transition the vehicle transporter work at sfo to an outside provider in order to remain competitive after the
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workforce turned down three reasonable contract settlements. it goes on to say that hertz is working with the employees to find other jobs with them either with hertz or with the new service provider. for the first time in eight years, the san francisco library is offering amnesty to get back overdue books. right now the library is owed more than $4.5 million in fines from overdue books. more than 55,000 library users are currently banned from checking out items because they owe more than $10 in fines. the board of supervisors has to approve the amnesty period before it takes effect. it is election day. coming up, we will take a look at the final push by donald trump and hillary clinton as millions of americans are casting their votes. >> reporter: and we're live inside of the elections office at contra costa county talking about the busy day ahead and voter turnout. somewhat of a late commute
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as you drive over to 280. you can see it's slow getting up into the west valley. very quiet pattern. most of these higher clouds lifting out of the picture today. mostly sunny and warm. what about the rest of the week? we'll take a look coming up.
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>> 8:28. this election day, tuesday, november 8th, i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm mike mibach. let's check in with steve paulson. quite the night for steph curry last night. >> from one extreme to the other. >> got to give him props. >> that was well done. let's get to our weather which has also gone from one extreme to another in october. now it is a quiet pattern. i think things will change in
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about a week's time. around next wednesday, thursday. until then, we have a big old dome of high pressure. except for fog underneath it, a few high clouds, a lot less today than yesterday. temperatures are quite warm for some. more of an easterly breeze. that means that the coast is night. look at oakland airport, 64. san rafael, berkeley, 62. other locations are quite cool this morning. we're bouncing off of the morning lows quick. 50s and 60s. lafayette, 61. it didn't take long to start warming up except for some partly sunnies. a little breeze up in the hills. that is an off shore breeze. that means that temps are above average. 60s to 70s. san jose at 76. it is 8:29. and sal says that the traffic is -- besides all of that red. >> very slow. >> okay. >> very slow. >> okay. >> if you take your time and you're patient, there aren't
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major problems. one that i want to mention. let's go to oakland and start off with the bay bridge toll plaza. the bay bridge toll plaza commute is -- well, there's the backup here. it extends on to the north shore freeway. if you drive on 80, it is one long backup from hercules to the bay bridge. let's go to the east bay map. on highway 24 eastbound heading up to the tunnel, eastbound 24 at highway 13, there is a big rig crash taking away a couple of lanes. traffic is slow. it is not normally slow heading this way to orinda. it is the non-commute direction for most people. this morning, it is slow because of the truck crash. give yourself extra time. let's look at interstate 280. slow in both directions. northbound 280 on the right, it's been a late morning commute. a couple problems have made every single freeway getting up to the west valley very slow. >> it is election day across the bay area and the country.
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california has the longest ballot. allie rasmus is joining us from contra costa county. >> reporter: we're inside of the elections office in contra costa county where people are coming here to vote. you can go to your polling place in your neighborhood or here to cast your ballots. they are okay with having our camera here. i understand that voting is a private thing for most people. we're talking with scott, the assistant registrar of voters for contra costa county. how early did your day start. >> we were all here prior to 5:30. we had our phone lines open to support the poll workers by 6:00. they, the poll workers, were setting up at 6:00. and we're going to have a long day. we will be here until midnight or 1:00 a.m. >> and more and more people are opting to vote early and by
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mail across the state. have you seen the same trend. >> yes. 65% of voters have requested a mail-in ballot. we had early voting last week at seven different locations throughout the county in addition to this office. 10,000 voters took advantage of that last week. >> had you mobile sites. >> they weren't mobile but they were satellite offices from our office here. so any voter from any part of the county could have gone and voted the ballot for where they live at any of these locations. >> what are you expecting voter turnout to be like? it is higher than other presidential years. >> it has been busy and steady. we expect to get about a 75 to 80% turnout. the indication is that voters are already out at the polls in good numbers and already voting. no lines. everybody is being handled, you
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know, smoothly right now. we hope that continues all day long. but by the time that we finish counting the very last ballot, we expect to count almost 80% of the voters ballots who turned out to vote. >> were you telling me earlier in the last presidential election when an incumbent wasn't running for 2008, you had very high turnouts. >> yes, 87% there. we're not as optimistic this time. there's a lot of campaign fatigue and discouragement because of the tone of the election. i still think we will a get strong turnout. >> thank you, scott. the assistant registrar of voters for contra costa county. if you haven't voted yet and live here, go to your local polling place or come here to the county elections office. that's what the folks out here are doing this morning. or if you still have one of the mail-in ballot, put it in the
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mail. it just has to be post marked by today. >> thank you, allie. donald trump and his wife voted just about 30 minutes ago near their home near trump tower in new york city. hillary clinton voted about three hours ago along with former president bill clinton near their home in new york. some precincts in new hampshire have already opened and closed. all of the registered voters in dixville notch, millsville and hart location showed up at midnight. the polls could shut down after everybody showed up. in a head to head count, donald trump held a 7-vote lead over clinton. >> joining us now in studio is joe. a lot of battleground states. early this morning i was watching the first black president of the united states standing next to someone who could be the first female president of the united states in a city of philadelphia where the declaration of independence was signed. a lot of historic meaning in
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that one photo there. >> mcganity is running against toomey who may return control of the senate to the democrats if mrs. clinton wins. >> a lot going on. when it comes to donald trump, if he wins philadelphia, does that foreshadow the african- american vote in other cities across the country. >> it's really hard to say that. i think president obama made a very direct pitch to young african-american voters as possible. it is understandable we call these affinity votes meaning that you are voting someone who you feel a connection to. women might be affinity voters in this election. african-american voters in the last two elections, probably has less enthusiasm. pennsylvania is an important
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state. and the battleground states are the ones we will be talking about tonight. the one that's we know about for trump and clinton that we can sort of discount right now include the following. mr. trump is likely to win ohio. i think at this point that the democrats are conceding that. it looks like he will win iowa and arizona. mrs. clinton i think can safely say she will get michigan. but they are a little nervous about michigan. that's why the president went there yesterday. we're looking at what mr. trump has. and mrs. clinton has new mexico, wisconsin, maine, virginia and michigan. now, the toss-up states are the ones we have to focus on tonight. and those toss-up states can go either way include pennsylvania, florida, colorado. this morning i would have said new hampshire as well. but i just checked the latest polls. new hampshire looks like it may swing towards mrs. clinton and slide north carolina three there as well. those are the state that's will determine the outcome of this election. it is very contentious.
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it is literally too close to call in those places. those states will determine the outcome in this. >> the voters in california will already hear how florida went. maybe i haven't had a chance to go to the polls yet today. do you see how there could be a concern there. >> i have had that happen to me as well. where you get off work and you're driving to the polling place at the end of the day and listening to the news report and they're already calling it before you voted. it dampens your enthusiasm. it is important to remember that there are lots of ballot propositions in california. there is also a competitive senate rate and local races as well. it's not just about the presidency. in fact the stuff that affects voters here locally more are the ballot propositions, city initiatives, who will be your city council member. that stuff affects you. never let the outcome of that affect you. the tragedy is sometimes it does. this is an election. it is a good question because the candidates are so negative that a lot of people are turned
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off this. >> so they won't have their say about marijuana and the soda tax. >> if donald trump loses, here you have someone first candidate running for the highest office. he will probably bet 45, 50 million people to vote for him across the country, if not more. what does he do next if he loses? where does that momentum go? what does the gop look like? what do the republicans on capitol hill do? >> it's a good question. i think they're two different questions. i think mr. trump probably will move into -- this is what they have talked about. he wants a job for roger ailes. he is talking about positioning himself as someone who could be influential. this is what ronald reagan did, he was a talk show host while he waited for a chance to come back into politics and run for president. i suspect that mr. trump will move into media, give him a different platform than twitter
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and realty tv shows and be influential that way and think about another run. but he would be old. >> 84. >> where the republican party is concerned, that's a different questions. i think there will be, especially the republican parties, a lot of interspection. there are more democrats than republicans. the fact that they have not been as inclusive with group that's would come to them if they would talk more sensibly about ways to be inclusive. and i think if the republicans intend to remain competitive, if they lose control of the senate that could happen, they're going to have to think about bringing in new people as well, and being a little more open. mr. trump's rhetoric has been very did divisive the truth is
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we're all here together. everybody coo i am from somewhere else according to our history. and the republican party is probably going to need to do more to reach out to a broader and diverse audience to compete. we need two competitive parties. >> it doesn't look like the president will have a honeymoon period, whoever he or she is. joe comes back for the evening coverage which we will talk about throughout the day. ktvu has you cover this had election day. starting at 4:00 this afternoon, ktvu will begin bringing you the first results from around the nation. we will be on the air nonstop for you with results from the bay area and california. after polls close here at 8:00 tonight. if you have to leave the television, take us with you. because we have full election coverage on our website, ktvu.com. also get up to the minute results there you your smart phone are with the ktvu app. another big announcement by bay area tesla. what it means for its production at the factory in fremont.
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and we still have a late commute going on. especially in the south bay. we had a couple of problems that made it very slow getting up highway 17. lots of sunshine. mostly sunny. there's a few high clouds. not the way in the way of fog. already getting warm for some. we will have an update on that. important step forward. the time is long overdue... pharmaceutical industry. passes - the ballot.
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it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop ripping off the people of this country. the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together. thank you all very much.
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>> we're learning more about an oakland couple charged with murder in the death of a volunteer with alameda county sheriff's office. laura rogers and her boyfriend curtis taylor were charged yesterday in the killing of carla ramirez. the 21-year-old was beat own and stabbed, her body burned and left behind at a park last thursday. rogers stabbed the victim and taylor downed her with gasoline. the couple threw away a knife, gas can and her clothes in a dumpster which police later recovered. investigators say they believe the two women knew each other and the attack was not related to the victim's work with the sheriff's department. to the north where sonoma county investigators are looking for a key piece of evidence. they're searching for a bicycle that belong today kirk kimberly whose body was found on the campus last week. it has new road tires and
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reflective material on the sidewalls. kimer we lease body was found in eye remote area of the campus. his family and friends say he left his home on october 17th on his bicycle and they never saw him again. again. an oakland man who was paralyzed ten years ago in a shooting received a special surprise to further his dream of becoming a flight instructor. >> let me ask you a question. >> yes, sir. >> what is your dream. >> to be a flight instructor. >> are we going to do this? >> we're going to do this. >> look around. >> whoa. whoa. >> oakland police and firefighters and the mayor surprised quincy carr with a $10,000 check so he can study to become a flight instructor. carr earned his private pilot's license in 20002 but four years later he was paralyzed and had to relearn how to fly.
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sully soul enberg presented him with a scholarship to let him get back in the cockpit. tesla is buying a german manufacturing company to help with the manufacturing of the new model. it will help in the speed and quality of production at its fremont factory. tesla expects to build the model 3 electric car next year. there are about 300,000 people on the waiting list. and tesla wants to boost production capacity. the deal will close early next year. a price has not been disclosed. on this election day, sal castaneda not only keeping an eye on traffic but you're about to leave for a bit of a field trip. we will see you live on the air and on facebook live. you're going to cast your vote. >> that's right. all of our reporters -- not all of them but a lot have voted already today. i saw janine do it. she dropped off her mail-in ballot.
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we're doing it. we hope you that do. if you're trying to get to the polls, westbound 24 looks pretty good. this is lighter than i thought it would be here. getting out to the polls. you will see, though, eastbound 24, if we go to the maps, there's that truck being getting out of oakland to orinda. it is not good right now because of the slow traffic. the two right lanes are taken away and traffic is slow. highway 13 is slow getting up to highway 24. and 580 is slow to the lake shore curve. let's go to the bay bridge. 20 to 25 minutes to flake it on to the span into san francisco. at 8:47, let's bring steve in here. nice weather to be voting. >> absolutely, sal. no weather issues, that's for sure. it is warming up around the bay with the off shore direction. a east/northeast breeze. for many it was cool but others it was very warm, especially around oakland and san francisco, many on the coast. lows near 60 degrees for some.
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napa will be at 75 today. san francisco up two. livermore up two as well. san jose is one of the warmer locations in this pattern. we will bump you up one to 76. it will be mostly sunny. any fog is held at check. a little bit inland. but that will burn off fast. there's the off-shore component going from land to sea. berkeley is 64 at that observations. san francisco, sfo, 64. half moon bay, 62. novato, 62. there are really warm readings. look at inland, they're staying the same. it's the coast and bay benefiting from the easterly breeze. a few clouds but overall just a little bit of patchy fog. mostly sunny and warmer. breezy up in the higher locations. lots of 70s. these are above average
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temperatures. with higher clouds. there's that 75 in napa. and 74 in oakland. 71 in san francisco. a beautiful day to get out. 70s for many including san jose and over to santa cruz with a lovely 76. pretty quiet and warm all the way into thursday. a weak system friday and saturday. looks good for the weekend. i think next wednesday we will get back to the rain talk. >> that's what i'm talking about. helping ease the stress of election day. the unique offer being offered by the san francisco zoo.
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c'mohappy birthday! i survived a heart attack. i'm doing all i can to keep from having another one. and i'm taking brilinta. for people who've been hospitalized for a heart attack. i take brilinta with a baby aspirin. no more than one hundred milligrams as it affects how well it works. brilinta helps keep my platelets from sticking together and forming a clot. brilinta reduced the chance of another heart attack. or dying from one. it worked better than plavix. >>don't stop taking brilinta without talking to your doctor since stopping it too soon increases your risk of clots in your stent, heart attack, stroke, and even death. brilinta may cause bruising or bleeding more easily, or serious, sometimes fatal bleeding. don't take brilinta if you have bleeding, like stomach ulcers, a history of bleeding in the brain, or severe liver problems. tell your doctor about bleeding, new or unexpected shortness of breath, any planned surgery, and all medicines you take.
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>>talk to your doctor about brilinta. i'm doing all i can. that includes brilinta. if you can't afford your medication, astra zeneca may be able to help. >> the race for the white house is having a big i am act on wall street. voters are getting help from bay area tech company and the san francisco zoo. >> the zoo helping out with some stress. we will talk about that in just a moment. we want to take a look at the opening bell from earlier this
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morning. after the big rally yesterday, the markets seem to be in a bit of wait and see mode this morning. however, they are starting to head up. in the last hour, they were kind of flat. but right now the dow, the nasdaq and the s&p 500 are up all about the same, close to a half of a percentage. the presidential election has certainly played a role in the stock market. we're down to the wire. not just here in the u.s., but investors around the world waiting anxiously for our results. the president of the united states plays an important role in international politics, trade and relations. there's a lot of talk of some wild swings and perhaps a sell- off particularly if donald trump wins the election. some analysts predict a hillary clinton win would give the fed a green light to raise interest rates. so, again, all eyes on wall street and our election. several bay area tech companies are trying to help voters this election day. that includes google which is imbedding u.s. election news in
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its search results for the first time ever. that information will be available in more than 30 languages. facebook which also claims credit for registering more than 2 million voters is helping users keep track of how they want to vote. it has set up a vote planner made specifically for each user. you can print it out and take it to the voting booth when you go to your polling place. the san francisco zoo is offering a distracts for those stressed about the election. in collaboration with fire fox, it will live stream the three red pandas on the web browser's facebook page. look at that. there is one of them. watch them eat and play. fire fox's facebook page starting at 10:00 this morning. nice ways to maybe destress from the election news. we have dogs, taking the dog out. >> i have cooking projects lined up for this afternoon. >> good. >> that's how i work it out. >> i walk to my polling place. the old school going to the polling place, i'll take my
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dogs for a walk. >> a two-fer. >> we caught up with students who live on the campus at san francisco state university. some say they are voting for the first time. a survey shows that people between the ages of 18 to 29 make up 20% of the voting population in the united states. i know you have heard of the movie snakes on a plane. there was a snake on a plane and this was not a movie. and here is our instagram picture of the morning. it shows city hall in san francisco lighted in red, white and blue in honor of election day. we would love to see your photos. just include the hashtag tvumorningson2. we'll be right back after the break.
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. when most of us make a mistake, officewe own up to it.anks. but not madison nguyen. her vote to slash the san jose police budget was disatrous. one hundred officers were laid off. crime spiked twenty-seven percent.
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and when nguyen was warned her that cuts left police short-handed, she passed the buck. blamed the police for "spinning information out of control." mrs. nguyen, it's crime that's out of control. blaming others. risking our safety. madison nguyen is the wrong choice for assembly.
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>> a major disruption in southern japan. the sink hole is the entire width of a five-lane road. it disrupted subway service and households had to be evacuated. city leaders say construction on a nearby subway line may to be blame. the pulse nightclub will be turned into a memorial. the city of orlando announced plans to buy the nightclub for more than $2.2 million. since the shooting aim page when 49 people were killed and 353 wounded the nightclub has become a gathering place for mourners and tourists. a snake slither #o out of
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an overhead bin. the people unbuckled their seat belts and got away. you will see the name drop to the ground. when it dropped, passengers trapped it with blankets. the plane was given priority landing and then the snake was taken into custody. they will investigate how the snake ended up on the airplane and out of the bin. new this morning, another samsung phone has reportedly exploded. this time it was not a galaxy note 7. a woman says her gag action ej5 started smoking and exploded. she threw it away. this comes in the wake of samsung's global recall of the troubled galaxy note 7 which was prone to overheating and exploding because of a problem that caused the batteries to overheat and catch fire. the woman in france is planning on suing samsung. cities throughout california including at least a dozen right here in the bay area are considering adopting a streaming video tax designed to make up for revenue lost by
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viewers who have left their cable tv subscriptions behind in favor of netflix, hulu and others. viewers could be forced to pay 10% more to stream video. the cities considering this tax includes richmond, redwood city, alameda, hayward, menlo park and san leandro. prince harry is worried about the safety of his girlfriend because of recent media reports. buckingham palace issued the statement in weeks of rumors that harry and meghan had been dating. there's been a racial undertone in some of the comments. the prince says he is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her from the media harassment. steph curry set another record as the warriors beat the pelicans last night. >> will he hit another three for the record. yes. >> that was his 13th three-
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pointer of the game. he previously shared the record with kobe bryant and marshall. curry by the way finished the night with 46 points. >> i'll tell you what, look at his record. don't just list tone his rhetoric. -- listen to his rhetoric. >> reporter: all across the country, votes are being cast as we wait to see who will be the next president of the united states. we're live in new york and following the latest development as our coverage of this historic election day continues. muse ♪[music] >> from the campaign trail, we now cruise right into election day. a live look at our country's flag. san francisco bay. the bay bridge. florida. georgia line bringing us in on this 9:00 hour. speaking of florida, who will

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