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. denver 7 news starts right now. a shooting investigation underway near city park. this happened before 2:30 near jackson street and 28th, right near city park. a man was rushed to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. details surrounding the shooting still unclear right now. also breaking overnight, violence at an anti-trump protest in oregon for the second night in a row. shots fired at protesters as they marched the streets. the person who pulled the trigger is still on the run. one person was rushed to the hospital but he's expected to be okay. 7:00 on this saturday morning and an absolutely beautiful start to our day. we are in for another dry, pleasant nice sunny weekend. really not much to talk about in terms of any hazardous weather conditions. breeze should stay relatively calm throughout the afternoon.
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state, bringing in some cloud coverage this morning, but very dry across colorado all throughout saturday and sunday. our current temperatures outside are chilly. 30 derestrict now in bouldee. -- 30 degrees now in boulder. as you step out the door, you definitely want a sweatshirt or light jacket. by this afternoon, temperatures warming up quickly. by 11:00. we're in the low 60s. upper 60s for our daytime highs today, across the front range, normally we should be in the these temperatures well above normal, and we'll continue to warm up throughout the weekend and into next week. here are high temperatures today. littleton, same, upper 60s across the front range. breaking late last night, three people hurt after a shooting in north denver, the suspect still out there. this happened around 10 last night in the area of filmore street, and mlk boulevard. all three victims are expected to be okay. so good news there.
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shooting at a house party in colorado springs. police say there was some sort of disturbance at the party on lexington village lane. the victim was sent to the hospital. the shooter hasn't been caught. new this morning, colorado state patrol is asking for your help finding the driver in a hit-and-run last night. a 53-year-old woman was hit by a car around 9:00 on 66th and lowell. investigators are now searching for 2009 black or gray bmw sedan. there will probably be some front end damage because of what hapne if you know anything, call state patrol. that number right there on the screen. a suspect on the run in fort collins after a stabbing during a robbery at a 7-eleven. police say a 52-year-old man was stabbed and rushed to the hospital. the suspect and the victim apparently agreed to meet at the convenience store. still it's not clear how they're connected. this is not the first time this 7-eleven has been hurt. a man pointed a gun at her during a robbery this past april. to a man hunt in colorado
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after holding a homeowner at gunpoint. the suspect is described as a black man wearing a blackier city with a red number -- black jersey with a red number 8. several people got out of the car, took off running. police say they were able to catch two of them, and an arrest was made. new video only on denver 7 shows a homeowner getting even the so called porch pirates. the homeowner on the east side of denver tied a bungee chord to the package. the would be thief takes the bait to have the package yanked here it comes the homeowner says he found a police report, but the guy hasn't been found yet. president elect donald trump is getting his transsix team in place. -- transition team in place. chris christie is out. mike pence is leading it. trump is answering questions about one of his biggest campaign talking points.
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reconsider parts of obamacare because maybe he won't get rid of it all together. he won't get rid of one of the key revisions. >> when you replace it, are you going to make sure that people with preexisting conditions are come. >> yes, because it happens to be one of the strongest assets, also people living with their parents for an extended period. we're going to very much try and keep that. >> president elect trump still says he will work quickly to rewrite the health care law. and donald trump may have his plate full wi country and all, so the president elect is planning to leave his business network to his kids. a trump spokesperson says they're in the process now of transferring the management to three of his children, donald jr., ivka and eric. they will be joined by a team executives. >> what do we want, not my president. >> they're not old enough to vote, but legally old enough to have their voices heard about the election.
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federal. they were out of school for a couple hours. they aae concerned about lingering racism. students marched along federal, louisiana, and back again. police escorted them, stopping traffic so the protesters could cross each intersection. we spoke with several protests who say they felt targeted by the trump campaign. >> being told that ww're not good enough, i guess, and saying that we're stuff when it's not true. >> we are marching to be respected. we get he's already the president of the united states, but we but we want equality, and respect and for everybody to be treated equal. >> district officials say they would have preferred students say on campus, but the voice in
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that ballot measure is too close to call. and lanes, they are still closed this morning on eastbound 6th avenue after a water main break yesterday. >> let's check in with denver 7's amanda -- amanda del castillo. this has been a long process. >> reporter: it has been. the road is closed. we are on 6th and logan this morning. we saw several denver water crews just leave the scene about five minutes ago. what i can tell you is that last night denver water actually tweeted saying that the repairs were completed and they were expecting to open the road between 10:00 p.m., and mid night last night. that hasn't been the case. now they were repairing a 126- year-old cast iron water main. that water main actually broke yesterday for unknown reasons. 28 impacted customers in all, both residential, and commercial. now, crews have reduced 6th 6th avenue to one open lane, traveling eastbound. that one lane is still open for
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past grant street on 6th. we're here following developments as the repairs continue. still roadblocks are up this morning. reporting live on 6th and logan, i'm amanda del castillo denver 7. >> thank you, and still to come, a man goes on a stabbing spree at a pennsylvania mental health facility. this morning, we are learning the man behind the attack used to be a patient. we'll have details next. plus, a local ten-year-old
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welcome back, 7:09. a really nice start to the day. chilly outside with 37 degrees, but a lot of sunshine is happening, warm temperatures to that's about 10 to 15 degrees above where we should be for this time of year, and the warm streak is not over, eric. we will see 70s this upcoming week. well a 10-year-old from broomfield is getting a big
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>> we were watching jack bonneau on shark tank. his lemonade stand is bringing sweet discuss. more on this 10-year-old with a sense for business. >> reporter: before jack bonneau appeared with the sharks. >> sharks, i'm seeking $50,000 in exchapping of 10 percent for -- exchange for 10% of my company. >> the way thissstarted was star. it cost $400. i asked my dad if i could get it. he said i could but i would have to pay for it, so i'm like, how am i going to pay for it. i'm 10 years old and it's $400. >> reporter: after 12 weeks he made $900 in profit, got his lego set and a new interest in being a business owner, expanding his lemonade stands to local shopping centers and stocking merchandise made by
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now he wants to take his kid centric business model nationwide. >> i love teaching the kids because it's going to benefit them in the future, and i just love working with the kids. >> we provide everything. except the enthusiasm. >> there's no way i'm going to let the best pitch of the year get out the door without an offer. >> reporter: jack walked away with a $50,000 loan and advice from some of the best in the business. >> pitchg there was a lot of preparation that went into it, but it was totally worth it. just a great experience. >> we should point out jack is also very generous. he serves paul newman's lemonade. he appreciates the fact the company makes charitable donations and has other interests as well. he's a black belt and plays the piano. i'm marc stewart, denver 7. >> it was breaking my heart
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they would zoom in, and look like he's going to cry maybe, but then he got the deal. >> incredible, soma consumer, too. great kid. >> -- so so mature, too, great kid. there's a special colorado connection to the game, and you may not know about it. >> it's really cool. i worked at one of the most historical world series of all times. >> we talk to this local umpire about what it's like calling one of the most in the big leagues. a few degrees warmer today than yesterday. temperatures in the upper 60s. a lot of sunshine across the state. there is a chance for a rain
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nobody told me to expect it. intercourse that's painful due to menopausal changes. it's not likely to go away on its own. so let's do something about it. premarin vaginal cream can help. it provides estrogens to help rebuild vaginal tissue
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nal changes due to menopause and moderate-to-severe painful intercourse caused by these changes. don't use it if you've had unusual vaginal bleeding, breast or uterine cancer, blood clots, liver problems, stroke or heart attack, are allergic to any of its ingredients or think you're pregnant. side effects may include headache, pelvic pain, breast pain, vaginal bleeding and vaginitis. estrogens may crease your chances of getting cancer of the uterus, strokes, blood clots, or dementia so use it for the shortest time based on goals and risks. heart attack, stroke or dementia. ask your doctor about premarin vaginal cream. in michigan, kids yelling build that wall in the
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comments but they are taking a stand. >> we have seen and heard mmny unkind and hurtful things being said and done in the halls of rocky, directed at some of our own students. >> so this video aired yesterday at rocky mountain high school in fort collins. tv production students say the school has a culture of respect and embracing that diversity. the principal says there's minor incidents reported but decided to proactively address the school. >> large high schools microcosm of society. we have seen students who are fearful of what the future holds. we have seen students that are questioning what is okay and not okay to say anymore. >> meanwhile, students at nearby fossil ridge high school celebrated diversity day yesterday, writing down stereotypes on rice paper, and dissolving the paper in a pool. muul approximately people were -- multiple people were stabbed at a mental health
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armed with large kitchen knives and a handgun who took the elevator up to staff offices and attacked. 6 people were hurt. police were able to catch the suspect, hoot him and take him into custody. some thieves in illinois drive into a subway restaurant with their pickup truck. two men run inside, they're steeling numerous items, including a chunk of cash. turns out this pickup truck was stolen. the search is onto find the men seen in the surveillance video. >>to are calling for the national football league to reconsider its ban on marijuana use. a study in the journal of drug compettncy found that 7 1% of players, developed depend city issues. -- dependency issues. looking for alternative therapies for pain management. it will go down as one of the most memorable moments in sports history, world series, %
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>> and this morning we are learning it will forever have a colorado connection. here's denver 7 reporter, marshall zelinger. >> it is a tough play. chopper like that. makes the play. >> that's crazy. >> chriscoe chioni inversa it in from angle because he was -- never saw it from he saw it from this angle. i just worked one of the most historic world series of all times. >> it was insane. the crowd was so loud. >> reporter: imagine going to work in front of 40,000 people, the final out called by this 3 local boy from salida, who keeps this memorabilia in this create. dodgers stadium. puerto rico, i worked in puerto
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this is my uupire school hat in 1995. >> how does a guy end up at 1 1st base at one of the most historic baseball moments ever. >> helena, montana, clinton, iowa, lansing, michigan, shreveport, louisiana, jackson, mississippi. >> reporter: traveling the minor leagues from 1995 to his first big league game in 2000. 16 years later, he would get his first assignment, but not without a scare. >> oh, my gosh, yes, of course i do. that hurt. it's with that same mask. >> reporter: diagnosed with a concussion, he had to take a week off, which brought him back to denver to his 1-year- old jema, and wife amy. >> without her, the support and love and putting up with me being on the road, none of this is even possible. >> reporter: they even got to travel with him to the world
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stage, even chris thought he had an oops. >> there was one play the whole series that i wasn't too sure about. we go off of sight and sound. you hear the pop of the glove, and watch the foot on the bag. i called them safe, and i was like, that was close, but it never went to replay. obviously i got it right. >> now bachome in deever, he has more memories to store away. from an audience of 40 million to his world this ump is now safe at home. marshall zelinger, denver . >> what a cool job. >> yeah, not always the easiest job to have, i would say, as an umpire. out and about all the time. i bet it's fun. >> watch a lot of sports, spend time outside. if you're playing any sports, activity. we really aren't seeing any moisture across the state. lots of sunshine. the winds should stay relatively calm this afternoon. not much to talk about.
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high pressure in control keeping us very clear. some cloud coverage across the western half of the state. unfortunately we are in a slight to moderate drought. the yellow area you see is abnormally dry conditions, the brown, that moderate drought. we could really use moisture, but today, sunny, pleasant, highs in the upper 60s so a few degrees warmer than yesterday, and we saw upper 50s, low 60s. today will be about 10 degrees warmer, dry all weekend and into the first half of next week. our view right now near blue conditions, if you're going out to any ski resorts, today and tomorrow, and then temperatures also cool to start the morning, these will warm up as we head throughout the afternoon. downtown denver, 43 degrees. winds around the south, southeast, around 6 miles per hour, and statewide, chilly start to the morning. 20 degrees in gunnison. aspen, you're at 27. greeley, only in the mid-20s, but that warm up is coming this afternoon. here's what you can expect
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68 in congress park, and then brighten at 69, thornton a few degrees cooler at 66. across the state, we should be seeing very mild conditions, 50s and 60s for the mountains, steam bolt, you're at 58 degrees. fort collins getting up to 67, and then down across the southeastern corner of the state in lamar, la junta, pueblo, mid- to upper 60s. so tonight, mostly clear conditions, 38 degrees is the overnight low for tomorrow we'll wake up to the chilly start. with mostly sunny skies, a very pleasant afternoon. let's look at our 7-day forecast. we could use moisture right now for our precipitation amounts, across denver, we're about 4 inches below where we should be from july 1st of this year. we're keeping our fingers crossed it is coming. for this weekend, upper 60s, saturday and sunday. for monday, we'll be in the 70s. a big warm up is in store for the middle of the week. warm and dry come tuesday, we
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the upper 30s to lower 40s for our daytime or morning lows. by wednesday, we'll start to track the next system. winds will increase, temperatures will drop. thursday, our first alert weather day. a high of around 50 degrees, so we'll be sure to keep an eye on that for you in denver 7 and then just track the snowfall. hopefully our latest date for snow, november 21st. still ahead, just 24 hours of game day, the broncos gearing up to take on the they'll need to win. we'll take you inside the valley for a full preview.
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welcome to 7 sports extra. denver 7 brokens, talking to gary kubiak, he likes to respond to the team, says the energy is back with the big cross roads game tomorrow in new orleans. veterans aqib talib and derek
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the kids o all right for now. young quarterback and running back, trevor and devonte, and youngest start back in kubiak's career. it will get loud and crazy when the saints are winning. gary said innocence will be lost on sunday. >> got to grow up real fast. playing in big games, and tough and you know, guys like book and trevor, they never walked in this place. i have been in there about 20 times. they need to get going real quick. >> troy wille starting today -- nola starting today. yesterday, troy talked basebbll with matt holiday. the former rocky a free agent said he would be open to coming back to colorado. read all about it. the exclusive conversation with matt holiday on thedenverchannel.com. avalanche honoring veterans day, lonny like dropping the first puck, and lonny, and all
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for it, bang, first nhl goal. well done. went to overtime. tied 2-2. a chance to win it, point-blank shot. saved. then at the other end. the jet somehow some way that thing got in the net from the boards. bork actually got credit for it. whatever, we'll take it. avs win in overtime, 3-2. cu started the season last night, hoops and boulder, sac state, derek white, buff. dominique collier raining down rockssfrom the heavens. buffs win big, 90-53. in soccer, world cup qualifier last night, usa mexico, miguel past tim howard and the rapids, 1-0 mexico. a luck of disgust. it would get worse. mexico on the break, powered with the save. that was it, raised his hand. i'm out.
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to the ground. a muscle injury, maybe a groin. he'll haven mri today. will not make the trip to costa rica. to the 88th minute, tied 1-1, rafael marquez, the horror. mexico won, 2-1. i spent time at the denver rescue mission yesterday. the annual turkey drive going onto put a turkey on every table. the goal is 15,000 turkeys. yesterday, nuggets for arthur showed up with 150 turkeys. i helped unload those beautiful birds. after the mission up to about 4000 turkeys, so they need a lot more. durrell says he feels blessed and had to give back. that's it for 7 sports extra this saturday morning. we'll see you later today for everything on this saturday in sports. thanks, we're on top to have breaking news this morning. one person shot overnight at city park. we'll have the latest on the investigation. >> a vicious dog attack caught
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to walk home. they are being attacked by neighbor's dogs on the loose. how they're doing this morning. and find out why facebook is on the defense this morning afte switch to centurylink and get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month.
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we're tracking breaking news at 7:30. denver police investigating a shooting near city park. a man shot and rushed to the hospital off jackson street and 28th. still not clear who pulled the trigger, police are searching for the suspect and no word on what led up to the shooting. a water main break yesterday caused quite a mess, and just a few lanes have reopened. let's check with amanda del castillo live on scene. this has been going on for quite some time. >> yeah, it happened yesterday morning. the reason for that water main break is still unknown. as you can take a look behind me, we're right on 6th and logan. the block you're looking at is between grant and logan. it has just reopened. i want to say just a few minutes ago. last half hour, we showed you crews preparing to reopen this
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now, repairs were done yesterday, were made yesterday rather to the 126-year-old cast iron water main. as many as 28 customers were impacted, both residential, and commercial. crews reduced 6th avenue to one open lane eastbound. it is still open. one lane is still open past grant, and so you're going to want to keep that in mind if you're traveling this way. you should know the roads are now open, and and you can travel through now, denver water tweeted out around 7:15 last night that the pipe was fixed, saying that the roads should be open between 10:00 p.m. and midnight last night. it just reopened about 3 minutes ago. reporting live, on 6th and logan, i'm amanda del castillo denver 7. >> glad that's all cleared. and we are seeing clear conditions across the state weather wise. a big ridge of high pressure in control. that is keeping us exttemely dry.
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state. this is loveland pass, bright bluekies. they are open for business, and they have been making snow. we don't have any real measurable precipitation on the forecast, unfortunately for this weekend, but a chilly start to the day across the front range. we're in the 20s and 30s in the mountains. 31 degrees in boulder. a very cool start to the day. castle rock you're at 42 right now. those temperatures will quickly warm up throughout the afternoon. by 11:00 we're in the low 60s. normally our high temp for today, 54 degrees, we'll stay well above normal for the next few days. highs for today, across the front range, 40s and 50s for the mountains. 68 in broomfield. across the northeastern plains, mid- to upper 60s. fort collins you're at 67. warm tomorrow but warmer as we head into the next week. we have a chance for seeing snow in the 7-day forecast. i'll show you that in just a few. an apparent case of road rage leads to a shooting on u.s. 36. this was yesterday.
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up alongside him and opened fire. it shattered the driver's side window. driving an older white honda or toyota. a grand junction police officer is pinned by a car and dragged. the suspect was eventually shot and killed. the officer is okay, and out of the hospital. this happened early yesterday morning. police say they tried to stop the suspect's vehicle after an apparent weapon's violation. police are now investigating that. and fake a look at this smoothest of criminals, he tried to steal some big items from a store in fort collins, and you can see him trying to put a giant box in the back of his shirt. clearly that didn't fit. somehow, he still ended up getting out of the store. investigators are asking ffr your help finding colorado's most wanted sex offender. 24-year-old graham cooper also known as tyler johnstonson was convict odd -- johnson was
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child. these pictures with long hair and shorter hair. find a full list on the denver 7 app of colorado's sex offenders. a disturbing story, a missouri father is in jail after police say he shoved his finger's down a 6 week old's throughout in an effort to get the baby to stop crying. the baby was rushed tt the hospital and is in critical condition. police say the baby also suffered broken bones, possible liver contusions and bleeding of both parents have been charged. well, a little boy out of the hospital after he was attacked by dogs. his mom tried to save him but she was also attacked. we want to warn you, some of you may find this video we're about to show disturbing. security cameras captured it all, the 2-year-old and his mother outside the california home. the boy as you can see on the ground. the dogs attack but when his mom comes out to help, she, too, is attacked by dogs. she grabs her son, tried to make a run for it, to her front door. she couldn't find her keys at
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injuries. the election may not be wreaking havoc on the stock market like some had feared. if you're looking to buy a home or refinance, the election may have cost you thousands. mortgage rates have skyrocketed since tuesday to 4.25% told. that means on a 30-year, $300,000 loan, you'll pay an additional $36,000 a month. >> interest rates they thought they were going to get, they aren't getting anymore. payment, principal and getting anymore. >> it's not all bad news. historically, rates are much lower than they were 7 years ago when the housing bubble burst. stabilize. perts say it should - >> do you think facebook influenced the election results. mark zuckerberg says that's a crazy ceo. he's denying, many people made up their minds on fake news that went viral before the
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out inaccurate content, and question whether that could have affected the outcome. we invite you to join marshall zelinger and other journalists for the looks at highs and lows of political coverage this election cycle. tuesday night's discussion at the denver post auditorium is the final in the top the vote series. we partnered along with denver post and other organizations. learn more information on thedenverchannel.com, look for it in the spotlight section. 7:36. one in five veterans of the wars in iraq, and afghanistan have ptsd, but those in colorado can't get access to medical marijuana. the case is currently in front o. court of appeals -- of the court of appeals. the colorado board of health, added to the list of conditions treated by medical marijuana. iraq vet ccrt said marijuana helped him. >> there's a stigma attached to cannabis for ptsd. a lot of veterans don't think it's a viable option because
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>> ptsd can be treated with medical marijuana in more than a dozen states. still ahead, we're taking an inside look at a comedy airing on denver 7 and it's breaking the switch to centurylink and get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month. that's the speed you need to stream... ...game... ...connect on social media... learn, shop and more with fast in-home wifi. so call 844-565-link.
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a beautiful start to saturday, this weekend we'll see plenty of sunshine. high temperatures still above normal, warmer than yesterday, we really could use some moisture across the state. very dry. we are in a slight to moderate drought. we'll talk about it, and when we have the next best chance for seeing rain and snow mix in the metro coming up in just a
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pictures, some kids' hard work is on display. it's called pictures of hope. last year, 15 homeless children in denver were given cameras to take photos of their hopes and their dreams, and now those pictures are part of a new display at the salvation army. we are learning these pictures mean so much more. >> camera becomes something much more. it gives them hope. it shows them they can express feelings that may have been difficult to >> and all these photos of hope cards are being sold. all the proceeds are ggin right back to the families in need. more on this, head to our free denver 7 app. >> cu is trying something new to get you to pay your tickets. next week, you can pay your fines by making a food donation. it takes four items to pay off your tickets. 1% of characters on tv have disabilities, 95% of the time,
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actors. >> speechless is breaking that mold. we sent denver 7's molly hendrickson, and hannah atkinson to la to see how they turned a serious topic into this. >> where are we hannah and what are we doing today. >> meeting a lot of interesting people today. >> from speechless. >> it's one of the hottest shows on abc right now, speechless, centered around a family around in large part jj, a teen with cerebral palsy, on and off screen. to find out how it worked, hannah and i headed to the set. >> we are dealing with a topic that isn't addressed frequently in television, and that's all well and good, but our first priority is to make people laugh. >> i laugh with my father, and let me tell you, it's not a
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now i want to see you and your dad cracking up the show. >> it's a big hitting cast with mini driver as the fiercely protective mom. >> it's funny without being tasteless. it's warm without being sentimental. >> and i think that's because the guy who created the show, he grew up in an environment with a brother who was nonverbal, with cerebral palsy. >> what is great about the show is by turning the tv and watching it and laughing feeling good, i think that's changing the way people interact in their own minds with disability, and that can only be a good thing. >> hannah quickly broke the ice with reak out start michael fowler. >> itch a disability -- i have a disability, too. you don't have to spend long with micah to see the impact he's having. >> all you have to do is come
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just like anybody else. >> reporter: sedrick yarborough plays kenna. >> we haven't seen someone with cerebral palsy, playing someone with cerebral palsy in quite a while. >> creating this show is hard work. >> i choose to. >> the cast has fun all the while, trying to spread the message. we are more alike than different. >> you can't force people to be more inclusive. you can't force them to not be frightened. but you can teach them that it's all right. >> reporter: with hannah atkinson, i'm molly hendrickson denver 7. >> i love it. to make certain the show works, molly tells us the writers and
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>> ground breaking. the ceo is usually onset once a week. >> we need to have the world where we can have safe conversations about disabilityy people who have disabilities and people who don't have disabilities. once you laugh, you can say things you can't say any other way. >> speechless, airs wednesdays at 7:30 right here on denver 7. 7:44, weather, still dry, something may be coming in next week. >> you're tracking a front. it's still a we'll let you know as we get closer. this weekend, we can get out and enjoy it. we'll see upper 60s once again, and 70s are back on the 7-day forecast, and so unseasonably warm for this time of year, our radar and satellite showing dry conditions across the state. some high clouds especially on the western half, but a rocky mountain national park, bright blue skies, very dry, we should be seeing snow on the peaks. east of the ia, extremely dry.
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moderate drought. this is what it looks like across the state. this is abnormally dry conditions, and moderate drought conditions across the front range, and further to the north in fort collins. here are statistics, precipitation wise, normally we have been tracking rainfall since july 1st and we are only at an inch and a little less than 2 inches, that's about 4 inches less than we should bee% for this time of year. we could use the moisture, and the last snowfall daylight, november the slight chance of seeing snow in the metro, which wouldn't get to the 21st just yet. our current temperatures a cool start to the day. freezing in boulder, 32 degrees. castle rock, warming up now to about 44 degrees. here's what you can expect throughout this afternoon. plenty of sunshine. temperatures really quickly warming up. by noon, we'll be in the mid- 60s. 3:00, upper 60s. clear skies overnight tonight, and we'll see temperatures
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lower 40s. our high temperatures for today, across the denver metro area. lakewood, 69. highlands ranch, upper 60s. broomfield today 68 across the state we'll see mid- to upper 60s throughout much of the front range, and plains and then mountains picking up some 50s and 60s. grand junction a high today of 63. these temperatures still above normal. overnight lows still about 10 degrees above where they should be. still a pretty chilly start to our morning tomorrow. just make sure you have the if you're heading out early. gradually clearing skies. 68 degrees. very pleasant afternoon. here's your 7-day forecast. we're not looking at muchh moisture until thursday. hopefully you enjoy this nice dry, pleasant weekend. highs in the mid- to upper 60s. warmer come midweek, monday, tuesday, we are back into the very warm. breezes will pick up wednesday. that's when we're tracking our next best chance for seeing the storm system roll into colorado.
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is our first alert weather day where we have the chance for seeing rain and snow showers in the metro. good chance wednesday night for seeing snow in the mountains. >> i have a feeling that won't be enough. at least it's something. >> we'll take it. >> you can be a hero and help feed ocal children in need. one in four colorado kids is hungry. between now and the end of the month, your 7-dollar donation at any whole foods market, security service federal credit union branch or thedenverchannel.com, help to buy items for the weekend food. pretty cool. coming up, best time to shower you in the market for a furry friend. >> look at that.
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7:49, joining us from rocky mountain feline, and evans animal hospital. we're going to talk od and holiday food.
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>> martini, yeah,. >> she's beautiful colors. >> she is. she's a 1 1/2-year-old girl. transferred to our shelter from a high volume shelter in new mexico. she was just so special we had she's a great kitty. elter. she's really affectionate and wants to be around people a lot. and she likes to be petted. >> i just love right down the middle she has different colors. >> and dr. deen, we're talking about holidays and food and all at stuff. >> the holidays are around the corner, and it's estimated that probably 50% ofous are going to share our holiday deal with your pets. if we follow simple rules, wee can keep it safe for pets. first, try to avoid raisins, grapes and onions. raisins and grapes are damaging to their kidneys, onions can damage the red blood cells. ?arrots and green beans are okay, and also i recommend sticking with lean turkey meat
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and most animal emergency rooms and urgent care typically report an increase of dogs getting into the trash can this time of year. it's important to make sure you secure the trash can. >> the problem is the carrots and green beans. pets are usually like what are these. >> sometimes they are. >> that's true. they want all the bad stuff, just like humans. we want all the bad stuff too. contact dr. dean at the evans east animal hospital, (303)757- 7881. get the web site on our site, thedenverchannel.com, later as well, and of course if you want to adopt martini, from the feline rescue, look how sweet she's being, you can also do that. now she's ready to go. think she's over the tv thing. >> i love her name, too. >> it's great. so we are tracking the biggest stories for you this morning. we'll bring you a full recap when we return. plus this california man is
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here's a look at top stories, three people were shot in north denver, the suspect is still on the run. this happened near filmore, and mlk boulevard. all three victims were rushed to the hospital but are expected to be okay. the shooting now under investigation. >> police in fort collins are searching for someone they say stabbed a man parking lot yesterday. the suspect and the 52-year-old victim apparently agreed to meet there. still, it's not clear how they know each other. this is not the first time the 7-eleven has been hit, and a clerk told police a man pointed a gun at her during a robbery this past april. the colorado snow patrol is asking for help finding a man behind the wheel. a 53-year-old woman yesterday. the crash happened around nine last night off 66th and louisville, investigators are
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that will likely have front end damage because of that crash. if you know anything, call state patrol. we're breaking this morning, a man shot at a home near city park, and rushed to the hospital. he is expected to be okay. this was on jackson street on 28 28th near city park. the suspect is still out there, and police are now investigating. i'm live on 6th and logan, thhs morning, where there has been quite a bit of activity along his road. it looks a lot different than it did yesterday, and that's because of a water that actually shut down traffic through 6th between grant and logan. as you can see now, traffic is now flowing through. here's to the 126-year-old pipe. took nearly 24 hours after breaking yesterday morning. the cause is unknown. the break impacted 28 customers. both residential, and commercial. and to repair the main break, crews cut open and replaced an 18-foot section of the pipe
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now, just beyond grant street where lincoln meets 6th, that actually was restricted to one lane that has since opened, and as you can see traffic is now flowing through. reporting live along 6th and logan. i'm amanda del castillo denver 7. >> an endurance athlete has set a world record and raised money for veterans at the same time. george woods held the record for plank. he began at the uss mid way museum. he's raising his ab, and able to hold the plank, get this, % nine hours, eleven minutes. >> 30 seconds for me is pretty impressive. >> maybe a minute or two. but nine hours. >> they look easy. i'm sure most people have done it, but they're not easy. they're difficult. >> got to be strong throughout. >> that's true. our weather, our high
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holding strong across the state. this weekend, upper 60s, pleasant, mostly sunny, overnight lows still cool in the upper 30s. these temperatures well above normal by midweek. we'll be back in the mid-70s. so it will not really feel like fall until we head into thursday, and that's when the temperatures drop back to below average values and the slight chance of snow is in the forecast. looking forward to that. there's much more to come in the next hour of denver 7. president elect donald trump making comments on abc's 2020 when it affordable care act. stay with us this is denver p on saturday morning -- denver 7 on saturday morning. we leave you here in our first hour of the show, pikes peak, a
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denver 7 news starts right now. >> we start with breaking news this saturday morning. a shooting investigation underway near city park. this happened before 2:30 on jackson street and 28th. this is right near city park. a man was rushed to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. details surrounding the shooting are still unclear right now. also breaking fo violence at an anti-trump protest in oregon for the second night in a row. shots fired at protesters as they marched the streets. the person who pulled the trigger is still on the run. one person was rushed to the hospital, but he's expected to be okay. 8:00 on this saturday morning, weather is very quiet. we have a ridge of high pressure across the state, some increasing cloud coverage on the western slope but for the most part, we'll stay very dry all this weekend. steamboat springs, bright blue sky, they have started to make
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veil, they are open for business. we aren't looking at any real moisture from the sky in the next couple of days. downtown denver right now, we're at 43 degrees at the airport, a little cooler in the upper 30s where winds are nice and calm. a clear start to the day, a chilly start to the morning. these temperatures right now in the 40s across much of the front range. 30s d 20s for the mountains. quickly warming up through the afternoon. the 24 hour planner, noon we're in the mid-60s. plenty of sunshine to spare. temperatures should be right around mid-50s. but our overnight lows will also stay about ten degrees above normal. warmer this week, but a chance for snow in the 7-day. breaking late last night, three people were hurt. this is after a shooting in north denver. the suspect still out there, this happened around ten last night in the area of filmore, and mlk boulevard. still not clear what led to the shooting there.
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another shooting at a house party, this time down south, colorado springs. crews say there was a disturbance at the party on lexington village lane. the shooter hasn't been caught. new this morning, the colorado state patrol is asking for your help finding the driver in a hit-and-run last night. a 53-year-old woman was hit by a car around 9:00 on 66th and lowell. investigators are now searching for a 2009 black or gray bmw sedan. there will probably be damage what happened. if you know anything, call state patrol, that number there on your screen. a suspect is on the run in fort collins after a stabbing during a robbery at a 7/11. police say a 52-year-old man was stabbed and rushed to the hospital. the suspect and victim apparently agreed to meet at the convenience store. it's still not clear how they're connected and this isn't the first time this 7- eleven has been hit. a clerk told police a man pointed a gun at her head during a robbery in april. back to colorado springs
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police say a man armed and holding a homeowner at gunpoint. the suspect is a black man, and was last seen wearing a blackier-- black jersey with a red number 8. this car crashed into a fire hydrant, several people got out and took off running. they were able to catch two of them and arrest them. good news this morning. finally, the lanes have reopened this morning on 6th avenue eastbound right ne station in fact after a water main break yesterday. >> this was a long time coming. let's check in with amanda del caatillo. how is it going out there this morning? >> traffic's moving smoothly, so if people are trying to make their way down 6th street, between grant and logan, good news, the road is now open. it opened about 30 minutes ago. this took nearly 24 hours. it was repairs to a 126-year- old pipe that took that long
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morning. the break actually impacted around 28 customers, both residential, and commercial. now, to repair the main break, crews cut open and replaced an 18-foot section of the pipe, initially installed back in 1890. now, just beyond grant, we are at 6th street and lincoln. that area was reduced down to one lane. as of right now, all lanes are open, traffic is zooming on by. good news for their way down 6th. reporting live on 6th and logan. i'm amanda del castillo denver 7. >> that took a long teem getting that opened up. new video on denver 7 shows a homeowner getting even with so called porch pirates. the homeowner in montclair on the east side of denver tied a bungee chord to a package. and a would be thief took the bait only to have the package yanked from his hands. the homeowner says he filed a police report buu the guy
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trump is getting his transition team in place. new jersey governor chris christie is out. vice president elect mike pence will lead it. trump is answering questions about one of his biggest campaign talking points, obamacare. on 60 minutes, he said he may reconsider parts of obamacare, maybe not getting rid of it all together. he says he won't get rid of one of the key provisions. >> when you replace it, are you going to make sure that people with pre-conditions are still covered. >> yes, because it happens to be >> and also children living with their parents for an exxended period. >> president elect trump says he will work quickly to rewrite the health care law. donald trump may have his plate full with running the country and all so the president elect is planning to leave his business network to his kids. a spokeeperson says they're in the process of transferring the management to three children, donald jr., ivanka and eric. the trump children will be
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not old enough to vote, but clearly old enough to have their voices heard about the election. hundreds of students walked out of class, and hey were out of school for a couple hours before going right back to class. the students are concerned about lingering racism. they say the protests are a way to voice those concerns. marching along federal, to louisiana, to alameda, and back again. police escorted them, traffic. we spoke with several protesters who say they felt targeted by the trump campaign. >> i have been told that we're not good enough, i guess, and saying that we're rapists and stuff, when it's not true. >> we are just marching to be respected. we get he's already the president of the united states, but we just want equality, and respect for everybody to be treated equal. >> district officials say they would have preferred that students stayedon campus.
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concerns and democracy is a learning experience for young people. when they get back to work on monday, the denver election office has to count 90,000 ballots and each vote will matter, especially on the issue about whether marijuana can be smoked in public places. that ballot measure is too close to call. coming up, a man goes on a stabbing spree at a pennsylvania mental health facility, and we are learning the man behind the attack used to be a patient. we'll bring you the details next. and a
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it is 8:09 on this beautiful saturday. cooler yesterday, temperatures on the rise again, and it is still very dry out there. you know, last year there was snow on the road, and likely ?'m sure. nothing yet, still haven't seen our first snow in the metro area. but it could be coming. katie's checking that out.
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broomfield is getting a big boost for his business. >> we're talking about jack bonneau. his lemonade stand is bringing in sweet success. >> marc stewart has more on this 10-year-old with an incredible sense for business. >> reporter: before 10-year- old, jack bonneau appeared with the sharks. >> sharks, i'm seeking $50,000 in exchange for 10 percent of my company. >> reporter: he was selling lemonade at the farmer's market in broomfield. >> the way just because i wanted the lego starter stethoscope. it cost $400. i asked my dad if i could get it. he said i could but i would have to pay for it. i'm 10 years old, and it's $400. >> after 12 weeks, he made $900 in profit. got his lego set, and a new interest in being a business owner. expanding his lemonade tands to local shopping centers and stocking merchandise made by
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like dog treats and lip balm. now he wants to take his kid centric business model nation wide. >> i love just teaching the kids because it's really going to benefit them in the future, and i just love working with the kids, and seeing them grow. we provi everything except we're meeting their enthusiasm. they'll have to provide that. >> there's no way i'm going to let the best pitch of the year get out the door. >> reporter: jack walked away with a $50,000 loan and advice from some of the best in the bu sharks was like unreal. there was a lot of preparation that went into it, but it was totally worth it. just a great experience. >> we should point out, jack is also very generous, he serves paul newman's lemonade, and appreciates the fact the company makes compare table donations -- charitable donations. he's a black belt and plays the piano. i'm marc stewart, denver 7. >> add hollywood to the list,
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soma consumer. we know this year's world series between the cubs -- so mature. we know this year's world series between the cubs and the indians, there's a special colorado connection. >> i just worked one of the historic games. >> we talked to this local umpire about what it's like calling one of the most historic games in the league: highs warmer than upper 60s. we'll stay dry through the early part of next week. switch to centurylink and get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month. that's the speed you need to stream... ...game... ...connect on social media... learn, shop and more with fast in-home wifi. so call 844-565-link. get up to 40 megs of high-speed internet for just $20 a month for one year when bundled with a qualifying home phone plan.
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: students walking the school hall, chanting white power. in michigan kids yelling build that wall in the cafeteria. here in colorado, her hearing these kinds of comments but they are taking a stand. >> we have seen and heard
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said and done in the hauls of rocky, districted at some of our own students. >> this video aired yesterday at rocky mountain high school in fort collins. tv production students saying the school has a culture of respect and of embracing diversity. the principal says there have been minor incidents reported but he decided to proactively address the school to make sure it stopped there. >> large high schools are a microcosm of society, and this week we have seen students who are fearful of what the future holds. we have seen questioning what is okay and not okay to say anymore. >> meanwhile, students at nearby fossil ridge high school celebrating a diversity day yesterday, writing down stereotypes on rice paper and dissolving the paper in a pool. multiple people were stabbed at a mental health facility in pennsylvania. the person behind the attack is am former patient who showed up at the hospital armed with large kitchen knives and a handgun. e elevator up to some
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6 people were hurt. police were able to catch the suspect, shoot him and take him into custody. take a look at this video. some thieves in illinois drive their pickup truck right into a subway restaurant. two men, they run inside, they steal numerous items, including a chunk of cash. turns out that pickup truck was stolen. research is now onto find the men seen in the surveillance video. >> scary video there. well, it will go down as one of the most memorable moments in sports history. % world series, game 7, cubs, >> it is. and this morning we are learning it will forever have a colorado connection. here's denver 7 reporter, marshall zelinger. >> this is going to be a tough play. >> it is a to have play, a chopper like that. >> the final out of the world series at this angle because he was watching it from this angle. >> i did make the final out call of the world series.
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really cool. i just worked one of the most historic world series of all time. it was insane. the crowd was so loud. >> reporter: imagine going to work in front of 40 million people. that's how many tuned in for the final out called by this local boy. >> in here i got more stuff. >> reporter: who keeps his memorabilia in this crate in his basement. >> puerto rico, worked in an old chief's stadium bull. this is my umpire school hat back in 1995. >> reporter: how does a guy from salida end up at 1st base. >> helena, montana, lansing michigan, jackson, mississippi. >> traveling the minor leagues from 1995 to his first big league game in 2000. 1-0 game, braves dodgers,
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would get his first world series assignment. >> tell me if you remember this. >> oh, my gosh, yes, of course i do. that hurt. >> it's with that same mask. >> reporter: diagnosed with a concussion, he had to take a week off which brought him back3 to denver to his 1-year-old jema and wife amy. >> without her, the support and love and putting up with me being on the road, none of this is even possible. >> reporter: they even got to travel with him to the world series where stage, even chris thought he had an oops. >> there was one play in that whole series that i wasn't too sure about. we go off of sight and sound, we hear the op of the glove and watching the foot of the bat. i called him safe. that was close. but it never went to replay, so obviously i got it right. >> reporter: now back home in denver, he has more memories to store away.
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this ump is now safe at home. marshall zelinger denver7. it's got to be fun but stressful, too. if you make a bad call. >> people aren't happy. >> they aren't happy at all. it's going to be niie out there today. happy weather day. happy saturday to you. we'll see really pleasant conditions across the state. dry, mostly sunny, rocky mountain national park. let's take a view of how wonderful and gorgeous our state is. that's looking out at mountain park. from our wireless camera networ a few clouds over the mountains. jewelsburg, a lot of sunshine. here's what it looks like on our radar and satellite. a large ridge of high pressure. this will stay in control all weekend long, ushering in those waamer temperatures today and tomorrow, keeping us very dry. increasing cloud cover across the western slope. we'll stay extremely dry. unfortunately we are in a all the areas you see in t. yellow, that's abnormally drr
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up north to fort collins to the border. we're in a moderate drought. we could use any moisture we can get. here's our statistics, our rainfall since july, just less than 2 inches, that's more than 4 inches below where we should be for this time of the year, and our last snowfall, you an believe it, november 21st, back in 1934, we do have a slight chance of seeing snow on our 7- day forecast next thursday. that will be the 18th. hopefully we don't break that record this year. our curr outside right now, though, a nice cool start to the day. parker right now at 43. castle rock mid-40s. boulder, 37 degrees. still chilly out there. this afternoon, we'll see plenty of sunshine and highs in the upper 60s all across the front range. sunset tonight, right around 4:50, and that will drop temperatures by 9:00 to the upper 40s. slightly warmer than yesterday across the front range. broomfield and denver, aurora at 68 degrees. parker 67 and then castle rock
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afternoon. upper 60s across much of the front range, and here's the metro area forecast. lone tree at 68. centennial, 66. out at the airport, still upper 60s. statewide, 50s and 60s in the mountains. 58 is our expected high in steamboat springs. they have started making snow at the resorts. loveland ski resort. we are looking at the best chance of seeing snowfall until middle of next week. 38 is the overnight low in denver. by tomorrow more cloud coverage, but still mostly sunny and a high near 68 degrees. these temperatures well above normal, and will continue to rise in terms of our temperatures by midweek. tuesday, we should see mid-70s. warm, extremely warm, dry, by wednesday, that's when we'll track the next storm system moving into colorado, a slight chance for snow in the mountains and thursday, look at the temperature drop. we'll be in the low 50s. across the metro area. overnight lows, dropping to freezing values, mid-20s as we
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we'll track the next storm system and be sure to bring the first alert as soon as they start to change. the broncos they want to bounce back. we're just 24 hours away from the big game. the broncos gearing up to take on the saints tomorrow. a little more than 24 hours. we'll take you inside death valley for a full preview. plus, the u.s. and mexico
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talk to gary kubiakk he says he likes the response from the team. said the energy is back with the big cross roads game tomorrow in new orleans. veterans aqib talib and derek wolfe are out. the kids are all right for now. young quarterback and running back, trevor and devonte, kubiak's coaching career, he said. they have not experienced the super dome. it will get loud and crazy when the saints are winning.
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>> grow up fast. we are playing big games here, and tough places to play, and you know, guys like book and trevor, they never walked in this place. i have been in there about 20 times. so they need to get going real quick. >> watch reports from the big easy, later ton sports extra. troy talked baseball with matt holiday. the former rocky, now a free agent. said he would be open to combing back to colorado. read all about it, exclusive conversation with mat holiday on thedenverchannel.com. lonny wright dropping the first puck, and lonny, and all veterans thank you for jr. service. second period, power play, the rookie, wait for it, wait for it, bang, first nhl goal, well 3 done. went to overtime, tied 2-2. a chance to win it. point-blank shot.
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got in the net if from the boards. bork got credit for it. we'll take it. avs win in overtime. hoops and boulder against sac state. third rock, dominique collier, raining down rocks from the heavens. white down the lane. three sack staters had no chance. in soccer, world cup qualifier, usa and miguel liunnscored past tim howard and the rapids, 1-0 mexico. a look of disgust on tim's face. it would get worse. mexxco on the break. howard with the save. that was it. raised his hand, i'm out. here's what happened. on this kick here he dropped to the ground. a muscle injury, maybe a groin, he'll have an mri today. will not make the trip to costa to the 88th minute. corner kick, rafael marquez,
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mexico won, 2-1. i spent time at the denver rescue mission, the annual turkey drive going onto put a turkey on every table. the goal is 15,000 turkeys. yesterday, nuggets for durrell arthur showed up with 150 turkeys. i helped unload the beautiful birds. after the donation, the mission up to 40,000 turkeys. hehe says he feels blessed and had to give back. that's it for 7 sports extra this saturday morning. everything on this saturday in sports. we are on top of breaking news for you. one person shot overnight near city park. we'll have the latest. a vicious dog attack is caught on camera. a mom and her 2-year-old son trying to walk home. they get attacked by neighbor's dogs who are on the loose. how these two are doing this morning. and facebook on the defense
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we're tracking breaking news at 8:30. denver police investigating a shooting near city park. a man shot and rushed to the hospital on jackson street and 28th. still not clear who killed the trigger. no word on what led to the shooting. also just into denver7 a judge hhs declared a mistrial in the case of a white ohio police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop. the jury deliberating more than 25 hours. officer ray tensing said he a water main break caused quite a mess. in the past 30 minutes, lanes have reopened. it took a long time to happen. let's check with amanda del castillo who's live with the latest. good morning. >> lanes open at 7:30. it looks a lot different from
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of those repairs. we're here at 6th and logan, as you can see, now the road is open. traffic is driving from grant through logan this morning. repairs were made to the 126- year-old pipe, and it took nearly 24 hours after breaking yesterday morning. denver water tweeted within the last hour, saying that crews had to go back out last night because the repair didn't hold the first time. saying that the pipe was fixed and water was restored back at now, the break impacted about 28 customers both residential, and commercial. and to repair the main break, crews cut open and replaced an 18-foot section of the pipe, initially installed back in 1890. so that explains why they had to shut down the stretch of road. now, lincoln and 6th, though, was actually reduced to one lane, but that has since opened, so all lanes are open. if you're planning on driving through this side of town, know
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smoothly. reporting at 6th and logan, amanda del castillo, denver 7. thank you, glad to see everything is cleaned up there. here's your cheat sheet for the weekend. sunshine, dry conditions, all across the state. through this weekend. even warmer by midweek, so warmer today than yesterday, but we do have the chance for snow on our 7-day forecast. a large ridge of high pressure in control across colorado, bringing very dry conditions, and some increasing cloud coverage across the western slopes and in portions of mountains, we will stay extremely mild throughout the day. loveland ski area, making snow, steam boat, they started making snow as well. and we won't be seeing the next best chance for any snow in the mountains. until at least wednesday, downtown denver outside right now at 43 degrees under a mostly clear sky. 39 at the airport, where winds are relatively calm. current temperatures elsewhere, 32 degrees, boulder up to 39, and then we'll see mid-40s in
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this afternoon, our temperatures will really warm up quickly by noon. in the mid-60s. upper 60s throughout the afternoon. sunset around 4:50. by 6:00, you can see clear conditions throughouttthe evening. overnight lows in the 30s. but eric, we do have a change on the 7-day forecast. >> an apparent case of road rage leads to a shooting on u.s. 36 near superior yesterday. police say a 44-year-old man was hurt after someone pulled up alongside him and opened fire. the bullet driver's side window. police are hoping you can find the other driver driving an older white honda and toyota. grand junction police officer is pinned by a car and dragged. the suspect was eventually shot and killed. the officer is okay, and out of the hospital. this happened early yesterday morning. police say they tried to stop the suspect's vehicle after an apparent weapon's violation. police are now investigating. and take a look at this video. this man, not the smoothest of
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store. apparently a big box was supposed to fit mind him there. not going -- behind him there, didn't work. he ended up getting away with other stuff. investigators are asking for your help this morning, finding colorado's most wanted sex offender. 24-year-old graham cooper, also known as tyler johnson was convicted of sex assault on a child in 2012 and is now wanted by denver police. investigators sent pictures of him showing him with longer hair, and shorter hair, and you can find a full list colorado's most wanted sex offenders on our denver 7 app. this is just horrific, an apparent story of abuse. a missouri father is in jail after police say he shoved his fingers down a 6 week old's throat in an effort to get the baby to stop crying. the baby was rushed to the hospital and is in critical condition right now. police say the baby also suffered broken bones, possible liver contusionings and bleeding of the brain -- contusions and bleeding of the
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hospital after he was attacked by dogs. his mother tried to save him, and she was also attacked. some of the video you're about to see may be disturbing. the security cameras captured it all, the 2-year-old, and his mom outside the california home. the boy on the ground, when his mom came out to help, she was attacked. she grabbed her son, tried to make a run for it, to her front door here but she couldn't find keys. the boy is now recovering from his injuries. the election may not wreaking havoc on the stock market, looking to buy a home or refinancing, the election may have cost you thousands. mortgage rates have skyrocketed from 3.75 to 4.25% told. that means on a 30 year $300,000 loan you'll pay an $86 a month. >> the payments, principal and interest aren't what they're getting anymore. >> now, it's not all bad news. don't panic yet.
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ago, when the housing bubble burst. most experts are saying this roller coaster ride typical. do you think facebook influenced the election results. the company ceo is denying that many people made up their minds based on fake news that went viral before the election on facebook. some say the site seemed to do too little to filter out inaccurate content about the that could have affected the outcome. we invite you to join marshall zelinger and other colorado journalists to look 3 back at the highs and lows of the colorado political coverage this election cycle. tuesday night's discussion, the nal tap the vote series we have partnered along with the denver post and other organizations. learn more on thedenverchannel.com, and look for it in the spotlight section. it's 8:36. one in five veterans in the
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have ptsd. those vets can't get access to medical marijuana. the colorado board of health voted against adding ptsd to the list of approved conditions treated bid medical marijuana. iraq vet curt beam says marijuana helped ease his anxiety. >> there's a stigma attached to cannabis being used for ptsd. a lot of veterans don't think it's a valuable option because the state hasn't deemed ii a ?ital option for them. >> ptsd medical marijuana in more than a dozen states. >> we're looking at a new comedy airing on denver 7 and
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8:39, a look from beaver creek, where's the snow, it isn't there. we definitely need it. at least some of the ski
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snow. hopefully it's coming soon. more efficient vehicles mean less money to fix our roads. so cdot is considering doing away with the gas tax and having us pay per mile. the department is recruiting volunteers to track mileage and see if at one point, 2-cent per mile fee would work. >> after a year of snapping pictures, hard work is on display. it is called pictures of hope. last year, 15 homeless children in denver were given cameras take photos of hopes and dreams. now those pictures are part of a new display at the salvation army. we are learning these photos do mean a lot more than that. >> camera becomes something much more. it gives them hope. it shows them they can express feelings that may have been difficult tooexpress or avoid. >> it's a great program and these pictures of hope cards are now being sold. all the proceeds will go right back to the families in need, and for more on this, head to
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>> cu is trying something new to get you to pay your parking tects. next week you can pay off your fines by making a fee donation. that's a good idea. this is just on campus, though, and it takes four items to pay off a ticket. >> fewer than 1% of characters on tv have disabilities. 95% of the time, they are played by able bodied actors. abc's new comedy speechless is breaking that mold. we send denver 7's molly about how they turned a serious topic into a lot of laughs. >> hey. >> hello. >> where are we. >> la. >> what are we doing today. >> interviewing a lot of interesting people from speechless. >> it's one of the hottest shows on abc right now, speechless, centered around a family of five whose lives resolve in large part around jj, a teen with cerebral palsy.
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work, hannah and i headed to the set. >> we are dealing with a topic that isn't addressed frequentty in television and that's all well and good, but our first priority is to make people laugh. >> i laugh and i laugh hysterically with my father, and it's not a pretty sight. >> i bet it is. i'm curious, now i want to see you and your dad cracking up the show. >> reporter: it's a big hitting fiercely protective mom. >> it's funny without being tasteless. it's warm without being sentimental. >> and i think that's because the guy who created the show grew up in an environment with a brother who was nonverbal with cerebral palsy. >> what is great about the show is that just by turning on your tv and watching it and laughing and feeling good, i think that's changing the way people interact in their own minds with disability, and that can
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>> reporter: hannah broke the ice with breakout star michael fowler. >> i have a disability, too. >> reporterr you don't have to spend long with micah to see the impact he's having. >> all you have to do is come and be engaged and get to know us, and we are just anybody else. >> cedric yarborough plays jj's aide kenneth. >> america has always been aware, but we haven't seen someone with cerebral palsy playing someone with cerebral palsy in quite a while. >> reporter: creating the show is hard work. >> i choose to do my very best. >> reporter: but the cast has fun all the while, trying to
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alike than different. -?>> you can't force people to more inclusive. you can't force them to not be frightened but you can teach them that it's all right. >> with hannah atkinson, i'm molly hendrickson, denver 7. >> and to make certain the show works, molly tells us, the writers and cast work very closely with the cerebral palsy association. >> and in fact, the ceo is onset at least once a week. >> we need to have a world where we can have sa disabilities, for people with disabilities, and without disabilities. the way to do that is with humor. once you laugh, you can say % things you can't say any other way. >> speechless airs wednesdays at 7:30 right here on denver 7. i was just looking up the temperature for the day, and i'm like, is it weird that i'm ready for snow. >> you are. >> i do love this mild, pleasant weather. it will be nice, once it comes.
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thursday. expect extremely warm, dry conditions for this time of year. plenty of sunshine across colorado, we are also really in need of some moisture. here's our drought monitor right now. moderate drought for the front range. all the air as you see there in yellow highlighted. we are abnormally dry. our radar and satellite showing cloud coverage across the western slope, but mainly very dry conditions under a large ridge of high pressure. loveland ski area, they're making snow, the first run is open, so just beware that we aren't going to be lo the chance for fresh powder, coming from the sky at least until wednesday. steam boat is making snow, so weeare tracking this next trough that will affect our state hopefully come wednesday into thursday, but for the meantime, pueblo right now, bright blue skies, clear across much of the eastern half of the state, downtown denver at 43 degrees, under a mostly clear sky. 39 at the airport, where winds nice and calm. we are not looking at hazardous weather conditions throughout
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right now are at 40 degrees on the western slope. a cold start to the morning, 20s and 30s for the mountains, and then sterling, greeley, low to mid-30s, and 40 across the northeastern section o. -- section of the state. >> by 10:00 in the mid-50s. mid-60s by noon, andup 60s this afternoon. plenty of sunshine to spare, and our normal highs should be right around 54 degrees with overnight lows in the mid-20s. but we are expecting mid- to upper 30s daytime highs across the front range as you can see. upper 60s. the denver metro area, littleton at 69. same in lakewood. congress park, a high of 68 degrees. aurora and parker both at 67. front range temperatures, we'll see 40s and 50s for the mountains, but mainly staying in the 60s. castle rock getting to 66 degrees. same in greeley, under a mostly clear sky. statewide, for the mountains, temperatures still well above normal.
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northeastern plains, mid-60s same down to the southeast. tonight, 38 is our overnight low. mostly clear skies tomorrow morning. a little more cloud coverage, a high of 68 degrees is expected in denver. our 7-day forecast is looking dry, extremely mild and warm come next week. monday, tuesday, wednesday, we're expecting highs back in the 70s. normally we should be in the 50s. but thursday, that is our first alert weather day. we have that trough that we're tracking moving into the state could bring snow for the mountains wednesday night into thursday and that chance of come thursday, our last and latest snowfall 1934, november 21st. >> we're getting there. where we beat the record. you can be a holiday hero, and help feed local children in need. one in four colorado kids is hungry, and between now and the end of the month, your 7-dollar donation, at any whole foods market, security service or
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will go to the food bank, given out by the community food share program. well, now that donald trump is our president elect, he's made some stiff promises as to what he'll accomplish in his first 100 days in
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welcome back, it's 8:50. a look from our mile high cam. you can see the twist of two roller coaster right there, and of course the highway and going to be nice. it's going to be dry. that we don't really need. we need the moisture. but hey, enjoy it while it lasts. president elect donald trump has vowed to repeal and replace the affordable care act during the first 100 days in office, but it may take up to two years to make that happen. >> we look at the realities and what it means as you sign up right now. >> how are you doing today? i'm good and yourself. >> i'm doing great. >> reporter: mary you wanter is seeing what her -- hunter is
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?nder the foxx, after surviving a brain aneurysm in 2014, she learned exactly how valuable coverage can be. >> my hospital bill was $600,000. so the insurance that i have through the obamacare took care of everything except $9000 today. >> reporter: president elect donald trump has vowed to repeal and replace the program, but hunter says she's not worried. >> not really because i have to go with whatever happens. >> reporter: luke with the state health care ekg change, and has gotten one call of concern about what's next for the affordable care act. he says people are still signing up and should continue to do so. >> it will take some time for anything to change, and you will have time to adopt it as change. for now the laws in place, the financial assistance is there just as it was before the election. >> reporter: so what would it take to repeal and replace the affordable care act. here's a break down. republicans are expected to
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when congress starts in january. with that number, they'd be able to repeal a significant portion of the affordable care act, but not all of it. it would need a 60 seat super majority, to get rid of the remaining sections, including provisions like allowing young people to stay on their parents health insurance until age 26 and prevents insurance companies from not covering people with preexisting conditions. they would also need 60 votes to replace the affordable care act all together and overcome a filibuster. >> it looks like all the plans are going >> reporter: hunter says she's moving forward. >> we have to take it day by day and hope and pray it's going to be okay. >> stay optimistic despite uncertainty. coming up, we are tracking the biggest stories this morning and bring you a full recap when you return. >> plus a california man trying
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here's a look at our top stories for you, three people shot late last night in north
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this happened near filmore and mlk boulevard. all three victims were rushed to the hospital. they're expected to be okay. and now the shooting is under investigation. >> police in fort collins, searching for someone they say stabbed a man in a 7-eleven parking lot yesterday. the suspect and 52-year-old victim apparently agreed to meet there. it's not clear how they know each other. this is not the first time the store has been hit. he pointed a gun at her head during a robbery in april. breaking this morning a man shot at near city park rushed to the hospital. he's expected to be okay. this was on jackson street and 28th. the suspect is still on the run. police investigating this. just into our newsroom, four americans have been killed in an apparent suicide blast at bagram airfield, the largest u.s. base in afghanistan. two killed were service members, the other two contractors. 16 others were hurt in this explosion. this is a developing story so stay with denver 7 throughout the day with the latest
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this morning where traffic is running smoothly, the road actually opened at around 7:30 this morning. let's take a look at the area. now, the area was shut down between grant and logan, along 6 6th street, because of a 126- year-old pipe that actually broke yesterday morning for unknown reasons. the impacted 28 customers, both residential, and commercial. now to repair the main break, crews had to cut open replace an 18-foot section of the pipe initially installed back in 1890. now, last night at around 7:15, crews say that they repaired the pipe and it was set to be open between 10:00 p.m., and midnight last night. they said that crews had to go back out last night because a repair didn't hold the first time, but as you can tell, traffic is moving smoothly.
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7. before we go, an endurance athlete has set a world record and raised money for veterans. george hood held the longest abdominal blank. >> he began yesterday. it's for a great cause. at san diego at the uss midway museum. collecting $25,000 for the worthy cause and he was able to hold this plank 9 hours eleven minutes. >> my goodness. >> they say it's the best full body exercise you can do. >> great shape there. and our wehe looking great throughout the rest of the weekenheading into next week. warm for this time of year. upper 60s across the front range. greeley at 66. we have a big change in the forecast come thursday, so midweek, back to the 70s, a lot controller as we round -- cooler as we round out
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