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after months of campaigning election day is almost here, and today hillary clinton and donald trump are on the road trying to cover as much ground as possible. good afternoon. >> today it is a sprint to that finish line. we have team coverage. abc 7 news reporter carolyn tyler but let's begin with lauren. >> reporter: the candidates have been crisscrossing with nine stops between them. both campaigns are urging them to go vote. >> reporter: the final sprint to election day with hillary clinton and donald trump both
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racing to multiple stops in multiple states. clinton beginning her final push. >> the choice in this election could not be clearer. it really is between division or unity. between strong and steady le leadership or a loose cannon. >> reporter: president obama working the crowd in michigan -- >> i love you, too, but i have business to do here. >> reporter: pushing a clinton succession plan and making his case to young voters t. >> i just realized some of you were like 10. admit it while i was out there campaigning you were watching the disney channel. >> reporter: trump, with five rallies in as many states including crucial battleground florida, having some fun and lay ing into his opponent. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the presidency of the united states. >> reporter: trump also expressing disbelief after the fbi's revived investigation into
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clinton's private e-mail server revealed nothing consequential. >> we were glad obviously this was resolved. >> reporter: the battle for the white house tense and close with clinton leading trump 47% to 43% in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll. and in just a short time the obamas will join clinton along with bon jovi and bruce springsteen in a rally in philadelphia. lyclinton slated to deliver a two-minute closing argument in a national tv ad. trump, meanwhile, will hold his final rally tonight in michigan joined by his running mate mike pence. live on capitol hill, i'm lauren lister, abc news. >> if early voting is an indication there could be a record turnout. carolyn tyler joins us live outside city hall. carolyn, you can just drive up and drop off tour ballot there. >> reporter: what could be more simple than that? and you've got about an hour or so to drive by and drop off that
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ballot tonight. it's like being at the dmv only faster and less chaotic. the voting center in the basement of san francisco's city hall is humming. there were more early voters saturday and sunday than ever for the weekend before an election. 3,500. and another 2,000 or so are expected today. >> i was really quite impressed. i felt it was pretty much organized and moving in a timely manner. >> reporter: with such a surge of early voters the election's director believes the city is well on its way to a blockbuster turnout this year. >> i think we're going to have probably the second highest number of people voting in the city's history for this election. november 2008 was the highest number. >> reporter: that year the city saw an 81% voter turnout ushering in the barack obama presidency with huge numbers expected again this time around, the voting center has tripled
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its capacity, 150 voting booths and extra personnel. there are 513,000 registered voters in san francisco. nearly half vote by mail. many others choose to vote in person like natasha holmes who was especially pleased to cast her ballot today. >> i will be real honest with you, i was not able to vote for several years because i was a convicted felon. once you're off parole and you change your life around and you're committed to doing the right things in life that you're able to come out and support your country. >> reporter: for all of these folks their civic duty is over. now if the election will hurry up already. >> it will be done tomorrow. there's either going to be a bottle of champagne or a bowl of xanax. either one. >> reporter: yeah, i hear you, man. we will all be glad when this is over.
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by the way you could come to san francisco city hall to cast your vote no matter where your polling place is in the city. they'll be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. live in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. >> thank you, carolyn well, big crowds are turning out in santa clara county. check out the lines. more than 300,000 ballots cast there. election officials believe early voting will help speed up the vote counting process. >> abc 7 news was in martinez where a steady stream of cars rolled up to the ballot drop-off station outside the county registrar's office. our 7 on your side hotline will be taking your calls tomorrow starting at 7:00 a.m. so if you encounter any problems at the polls we'll look into it for you and get answers. 415-954-8151. again, the 7 on your side
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hotline opens at 7:00 a.m. to handle your election concerns. 415-954-8151. investors have been uneasy over signs the presidential race was tightening but stocks surged one day after the fbi said those newly discovered e-mails didn't warrant any action against hillary clinton. dow jumped 371 points. the s&p is coming off its longest losing streak since 1980. today's surge erased more than half of those losses. the nasdaq jumped 119 points. now to an unusual sight in the oakland estuary. a boat appears to be leaking fuel. coast guard officials tell us they're not too concerned and there's no hazard to navigation. they have contacted the owner and you can see someone there on the boat trying to pump out the water. >> on this eve of election day skies are getting a little bit
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cloudy but weather conditions are calm and pleasant. doppler 7 and it's mainly bright and clear out there. just a few high clouds showing here on our rooftop camera view across the embarcadero. 69 in san francisco. oakland 68. 67 in mountain view. san jose 70. gilroy 72. 63 half moon bay. this is the view looking out over the bay. you can see the clouds from this vantage point, 70 degrees in santa rosa. fairfield 70 degrees in concord. 68 in livermore. a little forecast animation to show you how things will shape up tomorrow. 11:00 thin, high clouds around. early tomorrow morning, 7:00, the polls open and it will be nice and clear and mild and dry at that hour. no weather excuses for not getting out to the polls if you haven't voted already. polls close at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. by that time if you're a late voter try to be in line before
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8:00 because once 8:00 arrives the polls will close. i'll give you a closer look at the week ahead in a few minutes. ama and christian? >> new details about the murder of an east bay sheriff's volunteer. >> the body of karla ramirez-segoviano was found. now we're learning about the two people accused of killing her. >> sergio quintana has the latest. >> reporter: the alameda county district's attorney's office has released the charging documents against the two accused in the case. they say one of the accused used to work with the victim. they say, the investigators say, she actually planned this attack for days and her boyfriend helped. april cording to the alameda county sheriff's office 23-year-old laura rodgers has been in jail since this weekend held on murder charges. she used to work with the victim karla ramirez-segoviano at the
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kfc restaurant in oakland. the manager says her whole crew has been shaken up by this. >> yeah, they were friends. friends with her and that's why i'm thinking a friend is going to do that to you. >> reporter: she says rodgers and the victim got along well according to rodgers' facebook page she's a 2011 graduate. rodgers' personality changed when she started seeing a new boyfriend, curtis taylor. he's also been held in the county jail since this weekend on murder charges. >> i can believe -- she didn't deserve this. she was a really nice person. >> reporter: this weekend the family attended a special vigil put together by her fellow sheriff's county explorers. everyone described her as a great person with dreams of becoming a sheriff's deputy. >> karla was a very vibrant person. she had a very open personality, you know, throughout the
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explorer program. you could tell she was coming out of herschel. >> reporter: the 21-year-old was reported missing, her body found thursday in oakland. she had been beaten he, stabbed and burned. i talked with karla ramirez's family today. they didn't want to speak on camera. they said they're trying to make funeral arrangements. in oakland, sergio quintana, abc 7 news. hayward police are searching for the motive and person behind a double homicide. two people were shot and killed near the intersection of manon avenue and ranker place. it appears the shooting stemmed from a confrontation between the victims and the shooter. the victims' names have not been released. well, coming up on abc 7 news at 4:00, a bizarre story out of contra costa county. a woman found dead shortly after she allegedly hit her estranged husband and two other people with her car. plus -- >> she was definitely taken against her will. >> the desperate search for a
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woman who disappeared without a trace. >> and michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. post them with the #askfinney. he'll answer live later. >> on the san mateo bridge, you can see heading west is no problem but the commute direction going east is quite
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proposition 61 is a very, very important step forward. for tand i thank the people of california for putting it on pharmacepathe ballot.ry. e... it is time for the pharmaceutical industry to stop the entire nation is looking at california. let's go forward together.
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thank you all very much. police believe a woman threw herself off the benicia bridge after running down her stranged husband. police say following a family court hearing in martinez she hit her ex and two friends in a cross walk. she then backed up and ran over her ex again. this is witness video from the scene. all three moderate injuries. the same car hit a vehicle on the benicia martinez bridge. the woman got out and jumped over the side. her body was found in the water. sky 7 shows the abandoned car there. investigators have not identified the woman. sherri papini hasn't been seen since she went jogging last
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wednesday afternoon. family members knew something was wrong when papini didn't pick up her two young children from child care. >> she was definitely taken. she could drop a phone but she would never in a million years not pick up our children. >> the only sign so far has been papini's missing cell phone. police say her husband triesed it using the find my phone app. he found her phone close to the road and called authorities immediately. the nation's first female attorney general janet reno has died. she was a key figure during the clinton administration and faced criticism for her handling of the deadly raid on the compound in waco, texas, and seizure of a cuban boy elian gonzalez. >> reporter: janet reno was the first woman to serve as u.s. attorney general. she famously told reporters i don't do spin. appointed by president bill clinton she served as attorney general for nearly eight years.
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>> i, janet reno, do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: she was one of the most recognizing and polarizing figures. >> i always told people if they don't know what's going on in their government they shouldn't stand on their sidelines and complain. they should be involved. i think it's important in democracy that people participate. >> reporter: early in her tenure she faced criticism for the deadly raid on the branch davidian compound in waco, texas, where sect leader david koresh and followers died. reno figured into controversies and scandals that marked the clinton administration. in the spring of 2000 reno angered her hometown's cuban american community when she authorized the armed seizure of elian gonzalez, the boy was taken from the home of his miami relatives so he could be returned to his father in cuba. >> mr. gonzalez and i do not share the same political beliefs, but it is not our place to punish a father for his political beliefs. >> reporter: after leaving washington janet reno returned to florida where she ran for
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governor in 2002 losing in a democratic primary. the campaign brought her public career to an end. >> i prefer not to think of what i have accomplished that is most satisfying to me. i prefer to think of what i have yet to do in whatever time i have. >> reporter: she died from complications of parkinson's disease having spent her final days at home surrounded by family and friends. janet reno was 78. sherry preston, abc news, new york. a woman's shoe jammed an escalator triggering a chain of events that caused long delays for riders this morning. the shoe put the escalator out of service when passengers piled on to another escalator the added weight broke the second one. the two out of service escalators caused major crowding at the station. it was so bad some trains had to bypass the embarcadero entirely. the escalator damage d by the shoe has been fixed. the other one, though, is still out of service.
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you may notice more police on san jose streets. our media partner the mercury news reports the police department received a $300,000 state grant to reduce serious traffic accidents. the money will go towards staffing dui checkpoints, saturation patrols and getting more officers out enforcing traffic laws. the paper reports last year there were 60 traffic deaths in san jose. the highest number in more than 20 years. tesla motors says cars ordered after the start of the new year will get roughly 1,000 miles worth of credits each year at the supercharging stations, but after your credits are used, owners will have to pay for it. cars ordered on or sold on or before january 1st will still get free charging. all right. time to check on our weather as we start out the workweek this pre-election day. >> how about a little mid-november warmth. don't you love this? temperatures are well above average and will climb later in
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the week. a look at live doppler 7. it has remained mild. of course it's dry. these are not rain producing clouds. this is the view of the western sky from our east bay hills camera. glorious presunset skies. these are the forecast features. we'll see mild days ahead, even milder than now through thursday. a little cloudier and cooler by week's end and a chance for showers on sunday although that system is not looking very impressive. we have a high surf advisory in effect from tomorrow afternoon to wednesday evening. you can see wave heights are building already as is the westerly swell which may reach 20 feet. there's the possibility of strong rip currents as well as sneaker waves so be safe and be careful if you're going to be down near the coastline. overnight tonight look for mainly clear skies with a few thin high clouds with low temperatures generally in the low to mid-50s. so it will be relatively mild for most locations overnight. and here is your election day
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planner, day planner, 7:00 tomorrow morning the polls open inc california. it will be nice and bright. bright, sunny skies over most of the bay area with temperatures generally in the 50s at that hour. during the middle part noon to 4:00 it will be mild. still under mainly sunny skies. temperatures in the 70s near the bay and inland. we'll see mid-60s on the coast. as the polls close it will still be clear and relatively mild but you'll want to get to your polling place before 8:00. otherwise you may not get your vote to count. or you may not get to vote. if you vote, it will count. upper 60s at the coast to low to mid-70s around the bay. mid to upper 70s may develop in our inland areas and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. we have lovely weather ahead, mild for mid-november. highs will reach upper 70s inlapped tomorrow, mid-70s around the bay and mid to upper 60s on the coast. veterans day is friday.
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slightly cooler than the preceding days and even through the weekend as clouds increase we'll see the mild pattern remain with us. there's a slight chance of some showers on sunday morning. it doesn't look like a big rain producer but we could use the rain so it's hopeful. by the way, if you download the abc 7 news app you can keep up to date on weather changes, election news, traffic, everything. download the news app. you've got yours right there. i left my phone on the other desk. >> you can use mine. thanks, spencer. coming up, police come to the rescue of a wayward deer in santa cruz county. >> and why are these people freezing? the sensation that has steph curry and his wife frozen in time. 101 southbound backed up like it always is this time. 880 is moving in both directions over the top ♪ tomorrow's the day we'll play something besides video games. every day is a gift especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto®-
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a wayward deer found itself in dire trouble over the weekend in santa cruz county. these photos were taken by sherr 's deputies called out to help the deer when it got wedged under a fence. deputies, firefighters and animal control officers use add crowbar to prythe animal loose. it worked. the deer trotted off uninjured. there's a silent killer stalking one of america's most popular pets. more than half of all golden retrievers will die from some form of cancer. now dog owners are fighting
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back. coming up at 11:00 how owners are volunteering their time and their dogs to beat the deadly disease. all right. forget dumping ice buckets, dancing or planking, there's a new viral phenomenon sweeping the internet. >> it's called the mannequin challenge. the latest internet craze has people freezing where they stand mannequin style. >> and one tweeter user's high school captured the fad in impressive fashion with a frozen group pose that extends across virtually the entire campus. even celebs are getting in on the action or inaction. kevin hart and his workout squad busted no moves during a gym workout. >> and check out steph curry and his wife at her pop-up restaurant. look at this, at international smoke in san francisco over the weekend, oh, literally everybody is frozen mannequin style. look at steph. pretty good. we're used to seeing him moving. >> he has good moves. and the abc 7 morning crew got into the act today post iing th
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video on twitter, this video of them frozen in time. >> i kind of want to shoot a bow -- it's a cute pose. and look at jessica there, jessica castro and then alex a smith all frozen mannequin style. coming up on abc 7 news at 4:00 -- >> people are coming in taking pictures, proudly wearing their stickers. they want to be part of the process. >> long lines as people get out the vote ahead of tomorrow's big election. >> plus, new details on that outrageous kidnapping and murder case in south carolina. why th honey nut cheerios get their delicious taste from honest ingredients. like real delicious honey, and real oats. ok that's still honey. ahhh, there we go. were back to honey again. who's directing this?
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and here's what's making headlines at 4:30, it's your voice, your vote on this election eve. the final campaign blitz is on in battleground states. donald trump is making stops in four states and hillary clinton's final rally tonight will be a star-studded affair in battleground north carolina featuring lady gaga and jon bon jovi. and on election night both clinton and trump will be in new york city. abc world news tweeted the city is ramping up security for election day. city officials say officer deployment will be similar to that on new year's eve.
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and many of us aren't going to the polls but we're votinging. laura anthony tweeted more than 60% of contra kocosta vouters a expected to vote by mail with 200,000 ballots already received. and we've already seen long lines of early voters. part of that spurred by phone banks and grassroots campaigns to get immigrant and minority voters to the polls. abc 7 news reporter david louie is live in san jose with a look at the latino vote. david? >> reporter: there is a slight lull -- that's just changed. there is a line of cars as people drop off their vote by mail ballot here at the registrar of voters. an estimated two out of three latinos are democrats so the presidential race is bound to cause many of them to want to come out and vote. however, many local and state issues as well in which they have strong economic interests. this phone bank is representative of efforts to get latinos to turn out and vote sponsored by the immigrant rights group called siren and
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among the volunteers the billionaire who has put nearly $40 million into issues on the ballot. >> having fair representation of latino voters tomorrow is absolutely essential to a fair and just democracy. >> reporter: that, too, is behind this advice the by low wage fast food workers to the san jose chamber of commerce. they're on opposite sides of measure "e." it would give part-timers full-time jobs over hiring more part-time workers. activist catholic priest believes the latino turnout will have an impact. >> we expect that with the early voting for the latinos across the country and the aggressive ground campaign that we're doing for latino participation, we are nonpartisan, trying to get the issues discussed. >> reporter: the ceo expects a heavy turnout as well. >> we have a national candidate who has enraged them and
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rightfully so. they're going to turn out and vote and it's going to be a difference maker in the election. >> reporter: analysis of voters by research groups say they are evenly divided as liberal, moderate and conservative. ask this trump campaign captain. >> i have had many latinos give me hugs, kisses on the cheeks, thanks for all you're doing. i've had whites, i've had blacks, african-american, all nationalities. >> reporter: here the registrar sent out 700 vote by mail ballots. 307 have been returned and tabulated. they will be among the first results to come out tomorrow night at 8:01 p.m. we're live in san jose, david louie, abc 7 news. thank you, david. the u.s. justice department says it will send more than 500 staff members to 28 states on election day to monitor the polls. this includes napa and alameda counties. the number is 35% lower than four years ago. the justice department says its poll watching presence has been
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curtailed by a supreme court opinion that gutted a key provision of the voting rights act. in the key battle ground state of florida roughly half of all registered voters have cast ptheir ballots. the state's election division says nearly 6.5 million voters voted early or voted by mail setting a new record. the number surpasses the entire voter turnout in the state during the 2000 election. and we have a valuable tool to help you prepare for election day. click on the our voice election guide and enter your address. you'll get a comprehensive resource with candidates and measures on your ballot. new revelations in the investigation into a possible serial killer. authorities in south carolina are searching for more evidence and possibly more victims. abc news reporter has the latest. >> reporter: a possible serial killer facing charges for kidnapping and a quadruple murder but the sheriff is
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describing the suspect as polite, even sorry. >> he is calm and remorseful. >> reporter: chuck wright says his investigators developed a rapport with him who is accused of kidnapping her and locking her inside a storage container. he says the suspect who is also a convicted sex offender broke open a 13-year-old cold case by allegedly admitting he gunned down four people at a motorsports store in 2003. >> i'll bet my farm, your farm, that i have the right person. we have him. i know it's unbelievable and it's hard, but it happened and i'm tickled to be able to tell you that it did happen. >> reporter: in an xclusive interview sheriff wright telling tv station wspa in return he fulfilled three of the suspect's wishes. >> wanted me to give his mom a
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picture so i did. he wanted to be the one to tell his mom some stuff so i did. i actually said a prayer. >> reporter: they are certificasearching the 100-acre property where he led them to two grave sites. he's link ed to as many as seve murders and investigators say they are preparing for the potential there could be more. abc news, new york. police in new york say someone intentionally pushed a woman off. >> subway platform today right in front of an oncoming train. it happened at the times square station in manhattan. the victim died after being hit. police arrested a 30-year-old woman who witnesses say shoved the victim off the platform. real estate heir robert durst made a long-awaited court appearance to answer charges in a 16-year-old murder case. the 73-year-old pleaded not guilty to the execution style murder of writer susan berman.
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this case gained national attention after the new york aristocrat was featured in the hbo documentary series "the jinx." a delay in the federal trial of charleston church shooting suspect dillon roof. he is accused of opening fire during bible study at emanuel african methodist episcopal church last year killing nine people and wounding three others. newspapers are back in style at least for one day. how the election is pushing up the numbers. and are you losing sleep over this election? if so, you're not alone. find out who is sleeping the least as we get closer to election day. i'm michael finney. i'm taking your questions on twitter and facebook. just post them as a #askfinney. i'll answer your questions live later. i'm spencer christian. there may be a beautiful sunset.
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i'll have the accuweather forecast in just a
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newspapers across america are hoping to reap a windfall from sales the day after the presidential election. they're expecting huge demand for front pages for whoever is elected to the white house because of the historic nation of the race. they bode well for the newspaper industry since people like to
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buy copies as keepsakes. many were caught off guard eight years ago when president obama was elected. people bought copies by the dozens. retailers and businesses throughout the bay area are treating voters it to sweet deals on election day. krispy kreme will offer a free doughnut to anyone who comes in tomorrow wearing an i voted sticker. you can pick any flavor you want. a warning, stores in brentwood, concord, and vacaville are not participating in the promotion. some other deals, coffee is just $1 a cup at 7-eleven stores tomorrow, so that's winning. and $100 o off buck horn grill. now your accuweather forecast with spencer christian. okay, let's start with live doppler 7. a you few high clouds around but the skies are bright and conditions are dry and mild as they will be again tomorrow undr mainly sunny skies.
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highs will reach upper 60s on the coast, low to mid-70s around the bay. mid and maybe mid to upper 70s in the warmest inland locations and this thursday at&t park, it's the light the night walk to benefit leukemia and lymphoma society. join us on the mild evening that starts at 5:00 p.m. temperatures in the 60s at at&t park at the end of the day on thursday. the accuweather seven-day forecast. lots of mild weather coming our way tomorrow, election day, lovely. the next two days after that, in fact, tuesday through thursday, inland highs under mainly sunny skies will reach into the upper 70s. mid-70s around the bay. upper 60s to near 70 on the coast will cool down on friday. veterans day. it will be warmer than average and that warmer than average pattern continues through the weekend even on sunday when we have a slight chance of showers. apparently warm showers and not cold ones. >> nothing to change your plans over. >> i wouldn't change my plans at
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all. >> thanks, spencer. still ahead at 4:00, the push for your votes to keep b.a.r.t. up and running. why not everyone agrees it's earned the trust to take more of your money. 7 on your side's michael finney one of the best ways to save money for
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state and local political heavyweights are making their final push today for transportation measure rr. bay area voters are being asked to pass a bond to improve b. b.a.r.t.'s infrastructure. amy holyfield has the details. >> reporter: a who's who's list came together for measure rr. the b.a.r.t. $3.5 billion measure. >> we do not have the luxury not to pass measure rr. too many hundreds of thousands of working people depend upon its safety and its viability every day. >> reporter: but one politician wasn't there, state senator steve glazer who has nine b.a.r.t. stations in his district. he says voters should hold out for a better measures that guarantees it would go to
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immediate system upgrades not labor costs. >> we've had decades of irresponsible financial spend ing by b.a.r.t. and now they want to put a gun to our heads and say you must pay or else. >> reporter: his message seems to be resonating the first two voters we asked both oppose rr. >> they've been irresponsible with the money we've already given them. taxes are already high. they don't need any more money. they need to work with what they have. >> i don't think b.a.r.t. needs any more money. i don't think it's going o fix the b.a.r.t. with all the problems. >> reporter: measure rr would increase property taxes in san francisco, alameda and contra costa counties for 48 years. glazer has his own plan. supporters of rr say the 44-year-old system needs help now. >> if you don't invest in the future, you're not going to do very well there. >> reporter: the measure needs two-thirds of the vote to pass. mayor ed lee of san francisco made an important point to vote
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on the measure you're going to have to work a little bit encouraging everyone to go to the very last page of this long ballot to find measure rr. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. time for ask finney. michael finney is here answering questions. the first one comes from ron from san jose who wants to know what kind of savings or college programs are available for my baby's future. >> that's a great question. a lot of states will let you pay tuition for your child to go to school later. a great deal. we don't do that here. here in california we have a 529 plan with which is a great plan but that's the only thing we have going for us. it's basically a 401(k) for your child's college education, even secondary high school, education after high school. post secondary. and the deal is you or anyone else can put money into it. after that anything where it
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grows like the stock market goes up, then you don't pay tax on that. it's a great deal if your child doesn't use it you can end up using it or multiple children so it works very well. >> thanks. darlene asked what do we do if we have recurrent bed bugs and oriental cockroaches? >> you have to bring in the professionals. they're very, very tough to get rid of. bed bugs for a moment. they come in, they use steam, poison, they use all kind of stuff, and even at that, every day or two you have to go back, look, pick up the bed bugs that will still be around, put them in a plastic bag, seal it and get rid of it for about a month. they are a hassle. so you start with the pros. that's where you start. >> dustin asked i've taken both lyft and uber and don't know which one is better. thoughts? >> that's like paper or plastic. people will argue about it. those who like lyft really like lyft. same with uber.
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lyft seems more casual. uber more professional or a professional feeling and then they have many different types of services. you can get a big suv, hire a taxi, there's a lot more you can do through uber than lyft. the prices we've done checks on that and service about the same in it the bay area. so pretty much if you pick the one you're comfortable with. >> thank you so much, michael. some scientists say they've come up with a new way to lose weight, virtual reality diet goggles. researchers at the he university of tokyo say vr head sets can hack a person's senses reducing appetite making low-fat foods taste better and altering perceptions of portion size using computer techniques to increase the size of a food item. the inventor says it can reduce the amount of food by 10%. in today's wellness report we really are losing sleep over this election. >> and a blue tooth enabled
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glucose lets you share diet data. jane king. >> reporter: measurements from fit by the, jawbone and others show significant changes on nights hillary clinton and donald trump debated especially when it comes to sleep. fitbit users slept 4.2 minutes less than on days without debates. "the wall street journal" says people in indiana, florida, south carolina and washington, d.c., lost the most sleep. a new device called one drop offers a direct to consumer app for diabetes management available on both ios and android. it will allow users to share information about glucose, diet and insulin anonymously with a community of users. once it gets fda approval that is a subscription based device and it does include test strips and coaching for around $30 to $40 a month. work places are putting sugary drinks out of reach. the university of california at san francisco removed sugar sweetened beverages from every store, food and truck vend iing
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machine on campus, one of the largest employers to remove sugary drinks from its premises. and children born to mothers who had vitamin b-12 may be at greater risk to developing type 2 diabetes. according to a new study. the united kingdom found babies have greater insulin resistance in childhood raising the risk for type 2 diabetes. vitamin b-12 aids a number of bodily functions including red blood cell formation, dna synthesis and neurological functioning. from the nasdaq, i'm jane king. here is to your health. a san francisco police officer showed off her moves in a new campaign to help bring in new recruits. ♪ everybody clap your hands >> my mission in my job -- >> that's officer sondra reynolds talking about why she wears the badge. reynolds showed off some dance moves there. she said whether it's dancing or talking kids, the important thing is helping them facilitate
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changes in their lives and show them officers are people, too. in her case officers with moves. great moves. >> definitely. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues. it's a dream come true for a veteran in a wheelchair. how the oakland firefighters association and sully sullenberger with helping him learn how to become a flight instructor. and coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00, the roll over and the rescue after a dump truck slides off the road. plus, if you feel nervous, anxious and worried, you're not alone. call it chronic election fatigue. and how this presidential race is officially out of
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ask your heart doctor about entresto®. and help make the gift of tomorrow possible. and here is tonight's prime time lineup on abc 7, "dancing with the stars" is followed by "conviction" at 10:00. stay with us for abc 7 news at 11:00. in the east bay today what members of the oakland fire department call a random act of kindness. this is life changing.
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>> it certainly is. as wayne freedman tells us it's the upside to a random act of violence ten years ago. >> reporter: at the corner of hecken berger in oakland, you've seen this guy. no doubt you've heard him, too, but chances are you don't know quincy carr by name or how he got here. >> i'm sure they see just some crazy guy out here on the corner. >> reporter: not at romo furniture store where he sends so much business. he received a surprise visit from oakland mayor and captain sully sullenberger and representatives of the oakland fire and police departments. >> i want this to be the start of him getting back where he was going in the first place. >> reporter: a few months ago an oakland police officer was another driver passing by but he did know the back story of a barbershop shooting that left quincy paralyzed. >> i was shot in my heart and my leg and two in the lung. >> reporter: it ruined quincy's dream of becoming a commercial
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airline pilot and that touched the sergeant. >> as i got to learn more about him, got to know him more i realized that, jeff, this guy was to do bigger things. >> reporter: now he will. oakland firefighters and all these dignitaries presented quincy with a check for $10,000. it will pay the tuition at aviation to train him to become a flight instructor. this is life changing. >> everyone has a story. you have a story. i have a story. >> reporter: and now a happy ending. from oakland, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. police in usaustralia say you'll never guess what officers found inside of a woman's purse. >> yeah, look at this. >> a baby kuala peeking out from a canvas bag. the 50-year-old woman said she found him on the side of the road saturday night. police were arrest iing her for unrelated offenses. >> police named the 6-month-old kuala alfred, who is now with animal care. >> you don't see that every day. >> no, you don't.
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police say a woman deliberately ran over three people in a cross walk and the right and run ended in an even stranger. >> a truck slid across the roadway. >> last-minute election push. the record set in san francisco and the frantic final day of balloting across the country. and election fatigue. a lot of us feel it. why it may the not be going away anytime soon. i'm abc 7 news meteorologist angie patell. our look at your election forecast coming up. check out this dramatic scene from the benicia bridge.
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you can see a silver car on the shoulder of the span and first responders it at the scene. the driver apparently jumped to her death after a really strange string of events. >> i'm ama daetz in. >> and a story outside a cou courthouse that ended at benicia bridge. one person dead and three hurt. vic lee joins us outside police headquarters. >> reporter: well, it is a strange story and sad. police here are still trying to put all of the pieces together but it appears to be a bad divorce which turned into attempted murder which turned into suicide. the three victims, the husband, possibly his female friend and a witness he had called for his defense in the divorce case. >>


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