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petaluma man at the center of an investigation launched three years ago. >> michael finney was in the courtroom in the mortgage fraud case and joins with us the latest. michael? a judge ordered miguel lopez to serve a year in jail and $150,000 in restitution. >> miguel lopez was greeted by his public defender. 16 of the more than 80 victims sat in the hallway, waiting for the hearing to begin. they accused lopez of taking their money, promising to reduce their mortgage payment. they say he did little but take their money. >> we're deeper now than we were. we have no possibility of digging out. >> reporter: inside, the judge
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banned us from recording anything but the defendant and his attorney. tears streamed down victims' faces and sniffles could be heard as three victims read statements one woman accused lopez of exposing her vulnerability. >> no remorse, no regret. >> state prosecutor asked a judge to increase the restitution from the previously-agreed $100,000 to nearly one quarter of a million dollars. the judge sentenced lopez to a year in jail. >> the juk talked about a lack of remorse. do you feel bad? do you want to apologize?
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>> so many people are suffering. if we get paid back, then yes, i'm happy. >> most are expected to receive $1995 in restitution. some will the defense will request alternative sentencing or house arrest. >> we learned 21 civil rights groups are going to file a suit against fannie mae, claiming they did not maintain foreclosed
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homes in african american and latino neighborhoods to the same standard as in white neighborhoods. >> now, new details in a case leading headlines for a week. two inmates are back behind bars. and you can see the facial tattoos that look lighter in this picture. now, all four >> reporter: all inmates are present and accounted for, right over there in the county jail. emphasis is on owe security, stepped up security, and importantly, security cameras. last night after a seven and a half hour standoff a s.w.a.t. team arrested rogelio
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carla fernandez, charged with being accessory, reports had chavez hiding in the attic. >> this is destroyed. the ceiling is just destroyed. >> reporter: lisa martinez is the aunt of carla fernandez. the dry wall was gone. you can see from open windows, the extent of the damage and martinez says deputies searched for drugs and guns two weeks ago and again, yesterday morning. >> they said they were here and said he associated someone who
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escaped from jail. >> manual, she says left three years ago. the sheriff's office says it's stepping up security. abc7 news learned county super jiezors will vote to install cameras there. >> it's true in sports. and true in jails. >> he is confident the board will vote after the daring escape. a fremont p.e.teacher faces charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students. she faces several felonies including unlawful sexual
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intercourse. >> i never heard that happen. > this is a very unsettling situation. >> officials say they placed her on life and she won't be returning to the school. a gunman believed to have shot four people this morning is under arrest. police say he walked into a home in the police arrested bravo a short time later. today, police arrested a man for shooting to death a public works employee
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>> jackson was working, painting over graffiti at 5th and vermont streets. and was a father of two. >> we lost a young man that had a lot to live for. >> the same day he was shot and killed, san francisco arrested 26-year-old michael higgenbotham. his girlfriend's daughter's grandmother says her granddaughter has a 6-year-old son with him. . >> i don't understand this. >> he has had previous run ins with the law. in 2010, he pled guilty and served time on assault and was one of two suspects who attempted to rob an irs agent. the agent shot him in the leg. in march, 2015, police arrested
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him on drug charges during a music video shoot at hunter's point. >> drug charges were dismissed. outside city hall, mayor lee ordered flags flown at half staff until sunset. police are asking anyone with information to contact them with information. in richmond, an on ramp is open after the second shooting on the freeway in two days. witnesses say two vehicles were involved and officers say no one was hit. >> two people shot on an off ramp are still in the hospital. police say their conditions haven't changed and didn't
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indicate how badly they were hurt. investigators believe the victims were targeted and this is not a random act. bart is moving forward with a major seismic retro fit of the transbay tube. the work could inconvenience passengers. some passengers would be early morning commuters. bart is talking about opening at 5:00 a.m. instead of 4:00 a.m., allowing crews to do extra work. 2600 riders would have to find alternate transportation. >> we know 2600 people ride bart so who are those people? do they have any options besides bart? what could we do to help if we don't have help?
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>> the work could take over two years to complete. what do you get when you mix a conservative leader with a conservative college campus. >> hear the welcome they're planning for the member of breitbart media. >> how this filtration process could help save the environment. over 1,000,000 californians have gotten something that's been out of reach for far too long: health insurance. how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates, and benefits. and, through covered california, you may get financial help to pay for coverage. to have health insurance starting january 1st, you need to enroll by december 15th. visit covereca.com today.
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in adults with diabetes. don't use tresiba® to treat diabetic ketoacidosis, during episodes of low blood sugar, or if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. don't share needles or insulin pens. don't reuse needles. the most common side effect is low blood sugar, which may cause dizziness, sweating, confusion, and headache. check your blood sugar. low blood sugar can be serious and may be life-threatening. injection site reactions may occur. tell your doctor about all medicines you take and all your medical conditions. taking tzds with insulins, like tresiba®, may cause serious side effects like heart failure. your insulin dose shouldn't be changed without asking your doctor. get medical help right away if you have trouble breathing... fast heartbeat, extreme drowsiness, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, dizziness, or confusion. ask your doctor if you're tresiba® ready. ♪ tresiba® ready ♪
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we know why three people died at the hard summer music festival. the deaths were due to high levels of the drug ecstasy. >> the number of food poisoning linked to a thanksgiving meal has gone up, again. so far, we know 21 people got sick, three died, one is still in the hospital, and we don't know why this happened. abc7 news reporter laura anthony joins us live in antioch. >> officials are back to believing the common thread in this is the big community meal. provided by the church. they're also also the cdc to identify what virus is the culprit. >> it's scary as hell, you know? i'm surprised my dog survived. >> allen found himself violently
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ill after eating a thanksgiving meal at an american legion center attended by 800 people, sponsored by the golden hills community church. lara told us he got sick that night. >> just throwing up and i just was shaking and i couldn't move. >> health officials now say they have 21 confirmed cases related to the thanksgiving feast. three of the people died. >> we sent samples to the for testing. it's more difficult, so it's done at the cdc. >> golden hills put this statement on the website, quote, we continue to do what we can to help with the investigation, evidence that pointed away from the meal that we provided to so
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many, now seems to point back to that direction. he told us he brought home left overs for his little dog. >> she was so sick, she could barely move. >> reporter: testing could take weeks or months. in antioch, abc7 news. >> governor brown appointed javier besera to replace outgoing attorney general kamela harris. representing los angeles he says he knows he'll have his work cut out for him. >> they have to be prepared to take on the battles whether clean energy or the way we treat
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immigrants. a darling of political conservatives is causing a stir. a controversial editor is scheduled to speak at uc berkeley and uc davis. kristin zee is here with the story. >> this is the unlikely 31-year-old hero of many ultra conservatives. the editor tours college campuses, mocking political correctness. >> this is a faith that murders people like me. and i don't care, i'm tired of making the distinction between radical islam, and islam. >> he is scheduled to speak at uc berkeley and uc davis. davis students who oppose his appearance sent a letter to administration that says he is well known for his he isspous
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esspousal of hate speech. and here is the invitation to the uc davis event. i know it's small, i'm going to scroll it down. there is a disclaimer saying he is known for discussing topics, political or not, that may offend some people, but not others. >> minutes ago, president-elect donald trump made a big announcement in his cabinet. >> we're going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. >> the announcement came during the first stop on what is known as donald trump's thank you tour, described as a true general's general. trump was in the key battle ground state of indiana, spoke at a carrier air conditioning
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factory, praising a $7 million deal he struck to save a thousand jobs bound for mexico. the tour will continue in other states including in pennsylvania and michigan president obama lit the white house christmas tree. the president offered a message of unity. >> i see people who look out for each other, and find strength p differences. >> the tree lighting dates back to 1923. >> temperatures are dropping, let's take a look at what is going on now.
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we have mainly clear skies and just thin clouds around. in san francisco, it's currently 54 degrees here in san francisco and oakland. 50 degrees in half moon bay. this is the view across the bay. and concord, 52. one more view here at abc7 looking over the embarcadero, clear, breezy and chilly. mild afternoons and let's look back at november. and how dry it was into a new month. oakland and san francisco, an inch below average totals for
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november and napa more than an inch and a half drier than average in november. december, at least holds the promise of being wetter. our rainfall is two inches in san jose. and san jose, santa rosa averaging more than seven inches of rain. so we'll see what is coming clear skies and lows in upper 30s and low 40s around the gusts over 20 miles per hour and 24 miles per hour at fairfield. so we won't see uniformly windy conditions but breezy and chilly tomorrow. and highs tomorrow afternoon,
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ranging from 60 at the coast. and bay and inland. mild conditions friday, saturday, and sunday. and next week, we'll have a chill tuesday morning and wednesday morning. and near freezing in spots. temperatures beginning to tumble. and >> see who wins a pp lart
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starbucks ceo is stepping down, announcing kevin johnson will take over the role in april. he started in the early 80s as director of retail operations and helped grow it into the company it is today. starbucks stop dropped after the announcement. >> fit bit plans to buy pebble, one of the early pioneers of the smart watch industry with only a
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small share of that it faces new competition from the new version of the apple watch. >> instagram is sending out lists of top posts for 2016. take a look. this is the most-popular picture. selena gomez drinking a coke with her song lyrics on it. the singer has eight of the top 10 pictures of the year and is the most-followed celebrity. >> we're beginning the best time of the year for charities. >> what people give that the organization would rather not
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receive. >> people are dying from hiv. they can't find a cure yet. >> see how the city at the center of the hiv epidemic remembers those no longer with us. >> this order yi-looking car took us for a ride, no
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- anwith the city on newbnb, common-sense home sharing rules. to help protect affordable housing, we've launched a one host, one home policy. so hosts may now only rent space at one address in san francisco. and we want to work together to improve the city's permit system so that it's simple, fair and effective. together, we can make the new rules work for all of san francisco.
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san francisco marked world aids day with a ceremony at the national aids memorial grove in golden gate park. this year, 200 names were etched onto the circle of friends. steven abbott went to the memorial to remember his friends. >> there are people whose faces i can't remember anymore. but i remember names. and i want to be with them in spirit this morning. >> i handed ought $115,000 check to project inform. 19 #$,000 was raised during aids walk san francisco over the summer. >> those who lived through the
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epidemic want every generation to know how aids swept through the castro district in the early 80s. >> lyanne melendez was there. >> luka knew very little about don bailey, but it made people pause to remember him, and others who died of aids. >> he's still here, but not here, but still in your heart. all of these people are. >> this entire block of castro street had names of people long gone. the event, called inscribe, was put on by a number of organizations. >> you have to honor the people who die from aids. and struggled, that -- that horrible disease. >> the fames are written down for everyone to see young and
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old, gay and straight. and. >> this was a community that was despised and marginalized and disowned. >> troy was diagnosed 22 years ago. >> i want the new generation to be careful. understand safe sex is still safe sex and needed regardless of everything else that is out there. >> i do think maybe a lot of us take for granted and what go through and still go through. >> >> we continue to learn about the ordeal that redding mother
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sheri papini her husband explains how she tried to get help after being left on the highway. >> she screamed so much she was coughing up blood from screaming. she said maybe people aren't stopping because i have a chain and it looks like i tried to break out of prison. she tried to tuck it underneath her clothes. >> you can watch the interview tomorrow night at 10:00. >> princess cruise lines agreed to pay the largest ever criminal penalty for deliberate pollution, forking over $40 million to government.
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the justice department says princess dumped waste for eight years illegally. the company says it's disappointed about the inexcusable actions of some of the employees. and o'reilly auto parts agreed to pay a nearly $10 million settlement for a lawsuit of dumping hazardous waste. this is after an inspection showed o'reilly sent these materials to local landfills not permitted to receive them. the city of milpitas is lighting it's tree, including dance performances and a magic show. leslie brinkley talks about what is on the wish list and what
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isn't. >> there is an old toilet seat cover, a rug. >> that is okay. it adds up to goodwill getting 30% of donations in just the month of december. >> this is a huge month for us. we're expecting thousands to come, and bring us their treasures. >> but these bins include old socks and under wear. goodwell says you don't have to feel guilty about donating old clothing. most is sold in 28 retail stores in the east bay. less than 20% of the stuff donated ends up in a landfill. nearly everything is on gowill's wish list. what is not wanted is broken furniture, it costs money to get rid of it. and make sure things like batteries and light bulbs aren't
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in the bags and boxes. >> i think tax receipt has something to do with it. >> there is concern about a san francisco neighborhood, neighbors are treating a coyote more like a pet than a wild animal. neighbors say she seems friendly and tame and approaches cars and walks up and down the street. one researcher says intentions might be good, it's bad for the animal. >> coyote is very likely to be hit by a car, also, feeding it does not allow it to get nourishment it needs. >> the concern is also that the coyote could one day bite a person or a pet.
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>> you can soon be riding in a self driving car. >> next, abc7 news gets a sneak peak inside and out. michael finney wants to hear your questions. he's going to be at the fountain at broadway plaza tomorrow from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to meet you. be sure to bring your questions. you can also ask questions on social media, too. social media, too. just post them with #askfinney. anyone with type 2 diabetes social media, too. just post them with #askfinney. knows how it feels to see your numbers go up, despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c.
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for our children to live. together, we're building a better california. christmas came early today. 25 bicycles were given to local children. >> this is like christmas and an opportunity to do good and to build a wonderful relationship between law enforcement and studen students. >> the consumer electronics show in las vegas is next month.
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the focus will be self driving cars. >> today, a lab gave us a peek at what they're planning to show off there. >> abc7 news took a ride in the latest prototype from delphi. >> let's go, get started. >> it took only one button. >> just switched into auto mated mode. >> he's doing what he's supposed to do, nudging. >> no big contraption and everything is hidden. >> this is what's happening. >> i can see there is a car coming up on the left. >> well, almost everything. there is a solution, gathering data from human drivers. >> if it marks it and people are driving around it, you can put a
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marker on that in a map. >> and what they're selling is a set of systems to let auto makers build cars like this and sooner than you might think. >> that means you'll see this in 2020 and 2021. >> this is supposed to drive like mom? dad? grandma? >> grandma. >> in the short term, that could cause problems. >> because the >> the cars could improve traffic congestion.
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speed. flight speed. >> what goes up must come down, one hopes in one piece. dropping back to earth in pieces. and good news, the next rocket is scheduled to launch on friday. >> buzz aldren is recovering after being evacuated from the south poll. the 86-year-old was part of a group individualsiting the south poll. officials say he had fluid in his lungs but is said to be stable. >> we're family with the impact pollution controls have had on auto emissions. now, a lab is working to filter
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out key pollution on a different scale. >> the challenge may seem like trying to get your arms around a cloud. there are two chef technologies. >> there is a huge volume of vo 2. >> they're coding allows the gas to pass through where it's absorbed by a material inside. they added in metallic particles. >> there is a shell. >> work on the filters continues, the team doubled down with a second strategy. that takes advantage of a revolution. >> what we've figured out is
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take the material and print it into whatever structure that we want. >> the result, mesh-like filters with a huge surface area. it absorbs bubbles like a giant sponge. >> so it has a dye that is pink. and shifts to white. >> after the co 2 is captured they can be removed and heated up. >> you can send it to another facility to be used for something. >> removing a major contributor to global warming. >> the team continues to refine it's prototypes. there is a target to have the systems up and running nationwide. >> abc7 viewers have come
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through with beautiful pictures. >> this picture has #abc7 now. >> abc7 news was in community now. look, a nice cool >> clear skies now, and looking from our camera, tomorrow morning it's going to be chilly. low 40s around the bay and mid day, sunshine, breezy conditions on the coast. and here is the accu-weather
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forecast. milder into the weekend. mid afternoon saturday. wednesday morning lows near freezing mark. >> thank you, spencer. >> a little bit of golf to talk about. >> anybody remember tiger woods? >> who? >> different tiger woods these days. his return started out hot. what about i want my blood sugar i to stay in control.ck. so i asked about tresiba®.
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♪ tresiba® ready ♪ tresiba® is a once-daily, long-acting insulin that lasts even longer than 24 hours. i want to trim my a1c. ♪ tresiba® ready ♪ tresiba® provides powerful a1c reduction. releases slow and steady. works like your body's insulin. when my schedule changes... i want something that delivers. ♪ tresiba® ready ♪ i can take tresiba® any time of day. so if i miss or delay a dose, i take it when i remember, as long as there's at least 8 hours between doses. once in use, it lasts 8 weeks without refrigeration... twice as long as lantus®, which lasts 4 weeks. tresiba® is used to control high blood sugar in adults with diabetes. don't use tresiba® to treat diabetic ketoacidosis, during episodes of low blood sugar, or if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. don't share needles or insulin pens. don't reuse needles. the most common side effect is low blood sugar, which may cause dizziness, sweating, confusion, and headache. check your blood sugar. low blood sugar can be serious and may be life-threatening. injection site reactions may occur.
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tell your doctor about all medicines you take and all your medical conditions. taking tzds with insulins, like tresiba®, may cause serious side effects like heart failure. your insulin dose shouldn't be changed without asking your doctor. get medical help right away if you have trouble breathing... fast heartbeat, extreme drowsiness, swelling of your face, tongue, or throat, dizziness, or confusion. ask your doctor if you're tresiba® ready. ♪ tresiba® ready ♪ of reach for far too long:s have health insurance.that's been out
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how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates, and benefits. and, through covered california, you may get financial help to pay for coverage. to have health insurance starting january 1st, you need to enroll by december 15th. visit covereca.com today. . warriors have beaten houston in the playoffs in east of the past two years. adds spice every time they get together. interesting thoughts from steph curry. the 82 game schedule is a grind. you've got to find ways to stay
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motivated. >> you have an understanding of what it's going to take to beat those teams. so you want to have good showings in these teams. >> it had been 466 days tiger woods played in a real turn after numerous back surgeries and tiger returned to competitive golf today to the hero world challenge. started out on fire, in fact. here on eight, his tee shot stops just feet from the
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he would end with double bogeys for a one over 73. nine back of the leader jd holmes. >> i'm not that sore. i feel like i can recover quickly for tomorrow. i was telling joey, i'm hungry. i forgot how my appetite gets revved up and i forgot about little things like that. >> read what you want to. kaep put up his san jose mansion for sale. fosh four bedrooms and six
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bathrooms for $2.89 million. most will tell you not to put it on the market in december but this is a good week because kaep and niners are continuing practices in orlando. kaep coming off the best game of the >> he wants to be great and that stuff he does a good job and we never really discuss it. that is not what our relationship is about three
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this is his third back surgery. >> it's actually one he took last week's game. it didn't seem to be a big deal. >> thank you. >> join us tonight at 9:00 why the trump campaign is trying to stop the recount from happening in one state. >> and take a look. a deadly accident on one of san francisco's busiest streets. at 11:00 what eye witnesses saw just moments before that prius crashed. >> here is tonight's prime time line up. at 8:00 catch "a charlie brown's christmas" followed by "great american baking show" and abc7 news at 11:00. what will they bake?
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>> yes. >> 11:35 it's jimmy kimmel live. >> that is this edition of abc7 news. we appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. from the entire abc7 news team, thanks for joining us. we'll see you at 9:00 and 11:00. >> have a good night. - hi, it's me. [imitates fanfare] lois prices from grocery outlet. - hi, it's... the rest of us! - hey there. - hi! - hey. loifor over 60 years now, grocery outlet has been selling the brands you know and love, for up to 60% less than what you'd pay at traditional grocery stores. - and check this out. lois: we've got meats and produce, naturals and organics, at prices that'll make you wanna sing. - good thing we've got a really catchy theme song. hit it! - ♪ grocery outlet bargain market ♪ - ♪ bargain market ... now it's stuck in my head.
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this is "jeopardy!" let's meet today's contestants -- an attorney from san francisco, california... an intensive english instructor from terre haute, indiana... and our returning champion, a technical engineer from boulder, colorado... ...whose 4-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. thank you, everyone, and welcome to our program. our current young champion, justin,
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has won every game this week, but in a quiet, unassuming way. and yet, as you just heard, he's won a lot of money. over $62,000. asim and kylie, i'll wish you the same kind of luck. let's go to work, players. dollar figures are in, now the categories... followed by... each correct response beginning with that letter. and finally... the age of whaling, from the remarkable living history museum of mystic seaport. and, champ, you get to go first. let's do crossword clues for $200. asim. what is galaxy? that's it. crossword for $400, please. kylie. what is gesundheit? correct. let's go with city nicknames, $200.

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