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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 8, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area
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as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin )the family of a missing bay area man is making a desperate plea for help. the father to be was working a construction job at the
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warriors new arena in early july... and this morning... there's still no sign of him. luis garcia's car was recovered three and a half weeks ago at candlestick point and his phone was found covered in blood in foster city. kron 4's j.r. stone spoke with his wife and has the latest. magrisel mejia-garciamissing man's wife :24-:32it's been almost a month i want the police to please just help me please pay attention please do something that's all i want is for him to be found that's it magrisel mejia-garcia, who is three months pregnant, is making a desperate plea for help...this almost a month after her husband, 24 year old luis garcia, went missing. sot each day that goes by i am scared that we won't find him alive he's nowhere to be found his body hasn't appeared so i have hope that he is still alive but no call no text.as to the circumstances behind
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garcia's disappearance... .police haven't said....magrisel says this is the last video showing luis on july 12th. he lived with his mother but told magrisel he was headed to her house with his laundry. you can see him with that laundry in this video. he never did make it to her house. his black suv was found by magrisel at candlestick point, a couple blocks from her house, just over two hours after he was supposed to arrive, his laundry was still in the car. luis's phone was found a day later covered in blood on a closed down pier in foster city under the san mateo bridge. sotluis's sister admits that her brother did have some challenges in the past. he went to jail for four years for robbery but he had been out of jail for two years and and had found his way working construction on the warriors new arena in san
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francisco. this is video showing him busy at work. magrisel is trying to stay positive with her first baby on the way but heartbroken not knowing where her husband is. sot ( robin ) that was kron 4s j-r stone reporting. ( robin ) another big story we are following at ten: a man shot and killed while driving on the bay bridge.... is being remembered. 31-year-old darryl innette was a music promoter from texas. kron 4's dan kerman spoke to his father. authorities say this man darryl stinnette junior was the one who was shot and killed early monday morning
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while driving this black suv eastbound on the bay bridge. sot voice of darryl stinnette, sr./ victim's father 09-19he didnt derserve it , we dont know what transpired or what happened, we just waiting for informationstinette's father says his son was in the music business managing recording artists... and in fact was in san francisco on tour with one of them. prior that stinette junior was a performed himself under the name his mother gave him as a child, lil poohsoti think she had a teddy bear as a child and she loved hugging it and when he was born she loved hugging her son and she said my little pooh beark... and that's what we always known him as, poohstinnette junior was also a father.. he had both a 10 year old son, and a 4 month old sonsothe was an intelligent and bright young man and his goal was to get in the position in the
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music industry where he could support his two kidsa go fund me page has now been set up for his familysothe was a father and a great son.standup dan kerman/sf 116-126 ( robin )wildfires across the state of california continue to grow in size. the mendocino complex fire... made up of the ranch and river fires around clear-lake... nearly doubled in size over the last three days, making it the largest wildfire in state history. the ranch fire has now burned more than 243- thousand acres... and is 20 percent contained. the river fire remains at just under 49-thousand acres. it is now 78 percent contained. the fires have destroyed a combined 75 homes. more
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than 11-thousand homes are still threatened. fire crews from new zealand are here in the bay area providing extra help to bay area firefighters. a crew of 41 firefighters jumped in to work on the front lines of the mendocino complex fire. these firefighters are expecting to be here fighting fires for the next 40 days. ( robin )another large and deadly fire we're tracking is the carr fire-- burning in shasta county near redding. it has burned more than 170- thousand acres ... and is 47 -percent contained right now. more than 1-thousand homes have been destroyed. and seven people have been killed... including two firefighters. ( robin )and in southern california... crews are using aircraft to try to control a raging forest fire south of los angeles. it erupted monday and so far, the holy fire has already burned over 3- thousand acres, and is only 5- percent contained. no homes are immediately threatened, but crews say, the smoke could blanket
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neighborhoods and create unhealhty conditions. ( robin )surrounding wildfires are continuing to impact bay area air quality... and it's expected to get worse. the bay area air quality management district issued an advisory yesterday ... which is expected to last through tomorrow. the smoke is expected to remain high in the atmosphere, but officials are predicting a change that ll bring the smoke down to ground level in some spots. those walking around downtown livermore say, they have already noticed it. ( robin ) people who smell smoke are advised to limit their outdoor exposure ... and remain inside with the doors and windows shut until the smoke clears. ( robin )our wildfire coverage continues online at kron4 dot com. there we have an interactive map showing firefighters battling wildfires across the state.
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plus.. details on which areas are under evacuations... and evacuation center information. you can find all of this on kron4 dot com. (robin)coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... loved ones remember a bay area woman, killed in a plane crash along with four others. stay tuned to hear how they're honoring her after the break. (robin)plus... after an uptick in crime on bart... the transit system's former chief explains why the latest attempt to increase passenger security... may backfire. (robin)and... bay area police officers gathered across communities in an effort to get to know the people they are sworn to serve and protect. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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happening now... hurricane hectors now a strong category- 3 storm .... as it heads towards hawaii at 125- miles per hour. it is expected to pass south of the big island today. and now, hurricane john has formed off the coast of mexico... it is a category -two hurricane right now. it will not directly impact any major land masses... but will likely bring heavy wind speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland.
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skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin ) the national transportation
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safety board is investigating sunday's small plane crash in southern california... that departed from concord. a cessna- 4-14 aircraft went down into a parking lot, killing all five people on board ... all of the victims are from the bay area... one was living in soutern california at the time of the crash. the victims were identified as 53-year-old scott shepherd, his wife 42-year-old lara shepherd, 62- year-old floria hakimi, her son 32-year-old navid hakimi, and 29-year-old nasim gha- na-dan. kron 4's ella sogomonian met with the friend of two of those victims... and shares with us the latest details. the bay area lost five people to that deadly plane crash sunday afternoon...two of which...a mother and son..62 year old floria and 32 year old navid hakimi...friends say floria was an advocate with several non profit groups in the bay area including mom's against poverty for which she
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served as a board member for many years.sot: yasamin shamshiri, friend// " floria's work with the non floria's work friend// " floria's work friend// " floria's work with the non profit gave way to benefit children both here and across the globe. she raised money to help build an orphanage in iran, and schools in africa. sot: yasamin shamshiri, friend// " family members of the victims are in anguish by the sudden loss...grieving in private. a friend of 29 year old nasim ghanadan remebers the young woman fondly saying they attended san francisco state university working alongside one another in the economic department...he told kron 4 off camera she will be remembered as a kind soul who helped her community whether through teaching farsi to children or in projects at school. she was beautiful inside and out.
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( robin )that was kron 4's ella sogomonian reporting. ghan-a-dan and floria hakimi worked together in danville at a real estate company, pacific union international. as their family and friends try to process what happened the national transportation safety board is currently investigating the cause of the crash. ( robin )in the east bay... the oakland community is mourning the man who was fatally shot in east oakland last month. 30-year-old lne-farius mc-ginnis - also known as "coach phee" .... was shot on july 25th, and was pronounced dead at the scene. mcginnis attended oakland public schools and worked for the school district as a coach and mentor. mc-ginnis would have turned 31 later this month .. he is survived by his wife and two daughters, saniaa, 9.. and zuri, 2. mcginnis "called his daughters - his 'young scholars' - and he believed that education was incredibly important." oakland police have not released any suspect information nor announced any arrest in his killing.. ( robin )many gathered all
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across the county to celebrate 'national night out'. it's an annual community- building campaign that promotes police officer - community bonding. the hope is to get to know the ápeople who live in these communities officers serve in... and to make neighborhoods safer. here in the bay area.... officers were out in full force... doing just that. kron 4's ali reid has the story from richmond. all these block parties for national night out are sponsored by businesses in the different neighborhoods.and it's something they all look forward to each year..... pkg - this is the ghettofrom music ... food ... petting area ... face painting ... and community engagement ... children that you see live right here. it's an original block party.it's a party with a purpose... fire ...police ... lots of law enforcement passing through for national nnight out.this is a big deal for us every year. there are
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more block parties than we can get to but we have officers all over the city.both neighbors and officers agree, it's a good time to create a relationship with each other. we really have to challenge ourselves ... we have to be partners with the policeit really comes down to just building that sense of community among all the people that live work and reside in richmondit's also an opportunity for neighbors to get to know each othersome people you see them every day, you don't know their names, you don't talk to themthis is exactly how communities are built. you step out your front door and interact with your neighbors. national night out is a great way to revitalize the community and rebuild that village.standupcommunity safety is everyone's responsibility.the police chief has been encouraging neighbors to continue getting to know each other.reporting live from richmond ... ali reid ..... kron 4 news.
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(robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the lucky winners of last month's mega millions jackpot... are back in the office. we tell you where they work at... after the break.
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(robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. a certain boy wizard returns to theaters, a leading man is on hold -- again -- and an oscar winner sings... with a little help. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. "mr. potter -- our new celebrity."here's a event "harry potter" fans won't want to miss: "wizarding world x-d week." starting august 31st, to mark the 20th anniversary of "harry potter and the sorcerer's stone" hitting u-s bookstores, cinemark x-d theaters will show all eight "harry potter" movies, plus the spinoff "fantastic beasts and where to find them." tickets are five-dollars a
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show, or 25-dollars for a festival pass."dude, what are you... you're ruining the take!"another chris pratt project is up in the air. first, "guardians of the galaxy" writer-director james gunn was fired, putting that franchise in question... now, according to multiple reports, "cowboy ninja viking," based on the graphic novel, has been put on hold indefinitely, a month before pratt was to begin shooting in london. the action flick was slated to hit theaters next june."mr. hosokawa, may i present miss roxanne coss.""it is a great pleasure.""the pleasure's all mine."here's your first look at "bel canto," based on the best-selling novel about a world-famous opera singer who becomes trapped in a hostage situation in south america. oscar winner julianne moore and oscar nominee ken watanabe star... real opera legend renee fleming provides the singing... and the movie hits theaters september 14th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin)still ahead on the kron four morning news... after an increase in crime... bart's
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former chief explains why the transit system's attempt to increase passenger security... may backfire.
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on your morning forecast. temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland.
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skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced
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bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect.the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) bart police say this man is wanted in an attack on the richmond train station. officials say,the attack happened saturday, just before 10- in the morning. the suspect is wanted for felony battery. if you have any information you are asked to call bart police. ( robin )police have arrested a man in connection with two stabbings at a bart station. the attack happened friday night at the macarthur station. officials say 27-year-old solomon espinosa has been taken into custody. espinosa allegedly stabbed two men then left the scene. the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. the
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u-s marshals task force in oakland arrested him earlier today near 5th avenue and 8th street. police say espinosa is a transient in the oakland area. ( robin )bart's police department says it is increasing patrols.. because of the uptick in crime. kron 4's michelle kingston talked with retired bart police chief, gary gee... who explains the changes of the transit system. (mk)gary gee, retired bart police chief"in my 37 years with the bart police department, i don't believe there was any two year period where we experienced that sort of violence."several attacks in five days ... and now bart police are in emergency staffing mode -- adding more officers to bart trains -- but retired bart police chief gary gee says that's not necessarily the answer.gary gee, retired bart police chief "if passengers see officers on the train, they are going to feel safer but as far as the incidents that have occurred in the last few weeks, even having an officer at each of those stations and aboard the
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trains where these incidents occurred wouldn't necessarily prevent those random acts of violence."bart passengers say they see the officers -- but aren't feeling any different. joseph pineda, bart passenger "out of the last three times i went twice a good amount of officers like maybe 6 or 7 officers they were in a group just talking to each other." michelle kingston, mkingstonnewssome say this is just a temporary solution -- one that won't last.joseph pineda, bart passenger"i think they are trying to make a move to make it safer but knowing how the system works it's probably just they're like they're acting like they're going to make it better but really not make a change after everyone forgets about it."officers are working six days a week ... and gee says that's just too much.gary gee, retired bart police chief"i believe after a 2-3 week period he's going to see a negative impact on productivity and morale. officers are going to get tird and they're not used to doing these many hours."gee says new
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officers require a year of training -- at the academy and in the field -- so it will be some time, even if new officers are hired, before we see staffing levels at where they should be.in the mean time -- he says riders should stay alert and aware.in san bruno michelle kingston kron 4 news ( robin )wildfires across the state of california continue to grow size. the mendocino complex fire... made up of the ranch and river fires around clear-lake... nearly doubled in size over the last three days, making it the largest wildfire in state history. the ranch fire has now burned more than 243- thousand acres... and is 20 percent contained. the river fire remains at just under 49-thousand acres. it is now 78 percent contained. the fires have destroyed a combined 75 homes. more than 11-thousand homes are still threatened. fire crews from new zealand are here in the bay area providing
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extra help to bay area firefighters. a crew of 41 firefighters jumped in to work on the front lines of the mendocino complex fire. these firefighters are expecting to be here fighting fires for the next 40 days. ( robin )another large and deadly fire we're tracking is the carr fire-- burning in shasta county near redding. it has burned more than 170- thousand acres ... and is 47 -percent contained right now. more than 1-thousand homes have been destroyed. and seven people have been killed... including two firefighters. ( robin ) and the ferguson fire has been burning for 27- days around yosemite national park. it has burned more than 94- thousand acres, and is 43-percent contained. it is affecting three of the park's entrances. officials say, it is unclear when the park will re-open. the fire has not reached the scenic yosemite valley, but the park's closure was ordered after the air reached hazardous pollution levels.
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two firefighters have died fighting this fire. another 12 are injured. ( robin )our wildfire coverage continues online at kron4 dot com. there we have an interactive map showing firefighters battling wildfires across the state. plus.. details on which areas are under evacuations... and evacuation center information. you can find all of this on kron4 dot com. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... customers are spending hours in line at the dmv. hear the steps officials are taking to make the lines move faster.
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it can been pretty scary
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driving around the bay area. especially since you never know if another driver is going to run the stop sign. most of the time it's a ácalifornia stop... which is not really a stop. but sometimes it's just blatant. kron 4s stanley roberts explains in this edition of people behaving badly. ok watch the smart car rolling down kato road without a care in the world ambiance how about this shuttle rolling along kato roadambiance stop the video right here and back that shuttle up did anyone else notice that stop sign . you didn't see it? no worries you're not the only one, a lot of drivers don't see it either. ambiance you see just outside the thermo fisher scientific building in fremont are three stop signs put there by the city of fremont. because despite the 25 mile per hour speed limit it became a hazard for the workers at thermo fisher scientific to simply leave the parking lot. ambiance i was watching so
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many drivers ignoring the stop sign but i apparently flew too close to the sun because tesla security arrived and told me i was on a private road and thermo fisher was part of tesla and that i had to leave apparently, thermo fisher whose specialty is biotech did not get the memo because it is not part of tesla and after checking with the city of fremont they confirmed that section is in fact a public street and all laws apply ambiancefor the record this streets turns into a private road about 200 yards away then its tesla property so back to the task at hand .so the majority of the vehicles seen here either work at tesla or are contractors for the companyfremont police have been out here numerous times and issued tickets for stop sign violations and have investigated crashes ambiance: integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching, if you see a stop sign and there no one around do you still stop? in this case, for many of the drivers, i'm going to have to say no.. ambiance: so did anyone stop ...the answer is yes but i'm not here to see who stops, i here to see who doesn't because not stopping is a problem i n fremont, stanley roberts kron 4 news
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(robin)coming up on the kron four morning news... an invasive tick has been found in the united states... hear what experts say this could mean for the bay area.
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checking in on your morning forecast. temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to
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introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect.
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no major hot spots. baybridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin )for your health this
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morning... a potentially dangerous species of tick .... has been found in the u.s for the first time. the insect is native to asia, but has now been spotted on the east coast. here in the bay area many are worried that it could make its way here. kron 4's charles clifford reports. the asian long-horned tick. . seen in this photograph from the cdc. . .is native to asia, but has now been found in 8 u.s. states all on the east coast. the parasite feeds on blood from mammals and birds and can reproduce rapdily. this is an engorged female long-horned tick.the tick is also capable of carrying diseases but so far no human illnesses. . such as lyme disease. . . have been found in long horned ticks in the u.s.sotit's something we are very interested in.althought the ticks are so far only on the east coast, the parasite has caught the attention of the bay area lyme foundation in portola valley. joe ellis is the director of education and outreach.sotobviously we
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are monitoring this very carefully because we montior tick ecology across the country.she says that if human disease were to be found in long horned ticks, the infections could spread rapidly. only a few years ago, lyme disease was considered an east coast problem, but the illness is now found in every county of the bay areasotit's a constantly moving and changing situation. we know that disease that are potentially dangerouns to humans are moving through across the country.for now, the new ticks seem to pose more of a danger to animals than people. the more immediate danger are the ticks that are already here. . such as black legged ticks. ellis says that about 20 percent of the black legged ticks in the bay area carry some sort of disease that can be passed to people. she advises everyone to take some common sense precautions to avoid being infected.sotwear pants. tuck your socks into pants. long sleeves. hats. protect yourselves. ( robin ) after being under fire for
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weeks, for long and slow lines ... the california department of motor vehicles has launched a new effort .... to reduce wait times. kron four's rob fladeboe explains the new strategy. there was a line again on tuesday outside dmv's busy alma avenue location. there were more line inside and plenty of people willing to share stories of a previous visit. people like taliebu hurd. "....it was horrible, i was in line for more than three hours...."among the innovations being rolled out this month to cut down wait times is aself-service vehicle registration kiosk that can help some customers conduct their business in a matter of minutes..j. d. juan/dmv customer '.....it's about time that technology has reached
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the dmv to help us get on with our day..."other innovations designed to reduce wait times is a text notification option, self check-in kiosks, the expansion of saturday service and earlier office hours at some locations.susan vanwickle/dmv customer "...they're trying and the saturday hours will help but last week i was at the santa clara office and it took three hours for them to come out and give my client a road test..." stories like that are still common. dmv says increased demand for the new federal compliant real id cards is to blame. dmv says it has added 500 employees while another 240 are being re-directed from headquarters and other state agencies and some customers have noticed a difference.rob fladeboe/san jose "...something else that people have noticed is that there are moreclerks walking the floor to answer questions, make sure people have theproper
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paperwork and aren't wasting time by standing in the wrong linesin san jose rob fladeboe kron 4news (robin) coming up at 5 on the kron four morning news... 9 bay area highschools ranked to be the best in california. find out which ones made the cut... in the next hour.
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remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect.
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( robin )in the south bay... the lucky winners of last months 543- million dollar lottery... are back to work. this is video of the san jose wells fargo branch where the 11 winners work. the jackpot was won by an office pool... with people who decided to play the game on a whim. roland reyes bought the winning "quick pick" ticket.... at ernie's liquors in san jose. he says, he intentionally bought the ticket there, because he wanted to support a small, local business. the co- workers say, they all plan on keeping their jobs. if they split the lump sum of 320-million dollars... each person will walk away with 29-million dollars before taxes. ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... after nearly a month... a bay area father remains missing. we hear from his wife who is desperately asking for police... to do more to help
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find her husband. ( robin )plus... a music promoter shot and killed while driving on the bay bridge. we hear from his family - as police continue to search for the gunman. (ácommercialá) sometimes, bipolar i disorder can make you feel unstoppable. ♪ but mania, such as unusual changes in your mood, activity or energy levels, can leave you on shaky ground. help take control by talking to your doctor. ask about vraylar. vraylar is approved for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes of bipolar i disorder in adults. clinical studies showed that vraylar reduced overall manic symptoms. vraylar should not be used in elderly patients with dementia due to increased risk of death or stroke. call your doctor about fever, stiff muscles, or confusion, which may mean a life-threatening reaction, or uncontrollable muscle movements, which may be permanent. side effects may not appear for several weeks. high cholesterol and weight gain; high blood sugar, which can lead to coma or death; decreased white blood cells,
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skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... the family of a missing bay area man is making a desperate plea for help. luis garcia was last seen working a construction job at the warriors new arena in early july. his wife is three months pregnant. his car was found more than three weeks ago at candlestick point... the next day his cell phone was found on a pier under the san mateo bridge in foster city. investigators say it was covered in blood. his wife says she is not giving up hope.
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sister tell's kron 4 that her brother has had problems in has had her brother kron 4 that sister tell's garcia's ( darya )no text.> alive but no call no text.>( darya ) garcia's sister tell's kron 4 that her brother has had problems in the past. he spent in jail for robbery but that he had been out for two years and he had turned his life around. ( james ) another big story this morning... we're now hearing from the father of the man shot and killed while driving on the bay bridge.( darya ) 31-year old darryl stinnette junior was a music promoter from texas. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san francisco with the latest. lydia. ( lydia ) he was ( lydia ) he was killed early monday morning. stinette's father says his son was on tour with one of his artists. he also told us that stinette
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junior was a performer himself. he used the name his mother gave him as a child -- "lil pooh." "lil pooh." ( lydia )( lydia )( lydia ) stinnette junior leaves behind two children. he has 2 sons... a 10-year and a 4- month old. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) happening now... we're feeling the effects of the mendocino complex fire here in the bay area. the skies are smoky. the skies are smoky. john shrable joins us now.
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide
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including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. ( darya ) continuing our team coverage on the poor air quality... kron 4's will tran joins us live from concord.( james ) will... what are the conditions like where you are? ( will ) surrounding wildfires are continuing to impact bay area air quality... and it's expected to get worse. the bay area air quality management district issued an advisory yesterday ... which is expected to last
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through tomorrow. the smoke is expected to remain high in the atmosphere, but officials are predicting a change that will bring the smoke down to ground level in some spots. those walking around downtown livermore say, they have already noticed it. ( will )breathe.">harder to was a little were playing it and when we we noticed a lot practice tennis going to drive to sister and i were
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tennis we noticed a lot and when we were playing it was a little harder to breathe.">( will ) people who smell smoke are advised to limit their outdoor exposure ... and remain inside with the doors and windows shut until the smoke clears. ( darya ) ( darya ) thanks will. ( james ) in less than 2 weeks... the mendocino complex fire has burned an area that's nearly the size of los angeles... making it the biggest fire in state history. the fire is made up of 2 two fires -- the river and the ranch fires are burning around clearlake. the ranch fire has now now burned more than 243-thousand acres... and is 20 percent contained. the
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river fire has burned close to 49-thousand acres. it is now 78 percent contained. it total... the fires have burned more than 292-acres. flames are just 34-percent contained. 75 homes have been destroyed... and more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened. ( james ) and for some perspective on the size of this fire. take a look at this map... the burn zone stretches from san francisco... almost all the way to livermore. and it goes down to half moon bay. ( james )( james ) a sacramento man says his parents lost their home to the mendocino complex fire.
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andy hamel was with his parents the day they were evacuated. he says they could see 30-flames coming over a ridge. they grabbed some pictures and then got out. this isn't the first time the hamel family has had to rebuild. 25 years ago... their house was damaged by a fire. ( darya ) another large and deadly fire we're following this morning is the carr fire in shasta county. it's burned more than 172- thousand acres near redding... and is 47 -percent contained. more than 1-thousand homes have been destroyed. and seven people have been killed... including two firefighters. ( darya ) the ferguson fire has burned more than 94- thousand acres in and around yosemite national park. this fire is now 43-percent contained. flames are affecting three of the park's entrances. officials say it's unclear when the park will re-open. the fire has
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ánot reached the yosemite valley... but it has been closed because of the poor air quality. two firefighters two firefighters have died fighting the fire. another 12 have been injured. darya ) and in southern california... crews are using aircraft to try to control a forest fire south of los angeles. it started monday... and so far the holy fire has already burned more than 3-thousand acres. it is only 5- percent contained. no homes are immediately threatened, but crews say the smoke but crews say the smoke could blanket neighborhoods and create unhealhty conditions. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... bart police are looking for a man who attacked a passanger at an east bay station. the details are straight ahead.
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( james ) plus... we ask a former bart police chief if the security changes the agency is making is enough to keep people safe. ( james ) and after the break... hawaii is bearing down for hurricane hector while hurricane john could bring much needed rain to caifornia. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street ♪ happiness is powerful flea and tick protection from nexgard.
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darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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and traffic... of weather with a check the morning lets start fletcher. and i'm james ( james )darya folsom.. morning i'm good ( darya )
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( james ) and after the break... hawaii is bracing for hurricane hector while could bring much needed rain to caifornia. ( james ) hurricane hector is headed for hawaii. the storm is now a category 3 hurricane... it's expected to pass south of the big island today. yesterday residents packed a local grocery store to try and prepare for the storm. worried.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) in the east bay... bart police say this man attacked someone at the richmond station. now... they need help finding him. police say it happened on the platform... saturday morning just before 10. for now... police aren't any details on the attack. ( darya ) police have arrested a man accused of stabbing two men at a bart station. the attack happened friday night at the macarthur station. solomon espinosa is now in custody. the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. the u-s marshals task force in oakland arrested him yesterday. police say espinosa is a transient from the oakland area. ( james ) because of the violence... including the stabbing death of 18-year-old nia wilson... bart police are increasing patrols.( darya )
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kron 4's michelle kingston talked to retired bart police chief gary gee about the changes bart is making. gary gee, retired bart police chief"in my 37 years with the bart police department, i don't believe there was any two year period where we experienced that sort of violence."three deadly stabbings in five days ... and now bart police are in emergency staffing mode -- adding more officers to bart trains -- but retired bart police chief gary gee says that's not necessarily the answer.gary gee, retired bart police chief"if passengers see officers on the train, they are going to feel safer but as far as the incidents that have occurred in the last few weeks, even having an officer at each of those stations and aboard the trains where these incidents occurred wouldn't necessarily prevent those random acts of violence."bart passengers say they see the officers -- but aren't feeling any different.joseph pineda, bart passenger"out of the last three times i went twice a good amount of officers like maybe 6 or 7 officers they
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were in a group just talking to each other."michelle kingston, mkingstonnewssome say this is just a temporary solution -- one that won't last.joseph pineda, bart passenger"i think they are trying to make a move to make it safer but knowing how the system works it's probably just they're like they're acting like they're going to make it better but really not make a change after everyone forgets about it."officers are working six days a week ... and gee says that's just too much.gary gee, retired bart police chief"i believe after a 2-3 week period he's going to see a negative impact on productivity and morale. officers are going to get tird and they're not used to doing these many hours."gee says new officers require a year of training -- at the academy and in the field -- so it will be some time, even if new officers are hired, before we see staffing levels at where they should be.in the mean time -- he says riders should stay alert and aware.in san bruno michelle kingston kron 4 news ( james ) coming up on the kron 4
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morning news... an oakland coach is murdered and this morning we have new details on the case to find his killer.
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60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) coming up next... the reward for the safe return of college student mollie tibbetts grows. and this morning we're hearing from her father and boyfriend. ( darya ) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bawide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) in the east bay... the community is mourning a man who was fatally shot in east oakland. 30-year-old lnefarius mcginnis -- also known as "coach phee" --- was shot and killed on july 25th. mcginnis attended oakland public schools and worked for the school district as a coach and mentor. mcginnis
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would have turned 31 this month. he is survived by his wife and two daughters. they're just 9 and 2 years old. so far... police has not released any information on the gunman. ( darya ) a rohnert park mother is sentenced to five years probation... after her two daughters drowned when she crashed her car into the petaluma river. alejandra hernandez-ruiz was charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter. the crash happened back in august 20-16. a witness found her standing on top of the car while her two daughters were still inside. authorities say she had meth and marijuana in her system at the time. police released the 27-year old from the sonoma county jail to home confinement... so she could be treated for an aggressive cancer. ( james ) happening today... jury deliberations begin in the lawsuit against monsanto. the "round-up" maker is accused of causing a bay area man's cancer. dewayne johnson is a former groundskeeper for the benecia unified school district.
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he says he used roundup on a regular basis. he says he developed a rash on his body... and was later diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma and his body is covered with lesions. he's asking for more than 39 million dollars in compensatory damages and 373-million in punitive damages. he says roundup should come with a warning label. johnson's case is the first of hundreds against monsanto. ( darya ) a big story... authorities still don't know what happened to the university of iowa student who disappeared almost three weeks ago.( james ) but with no signs of foul play, mollie tibbetts' loved ones are hopeful she will be found safe and sound. chantelle navarro talks to her father and boyfriend. rob tibbetts/father"a lot of what i think is what a distraught father with too much time and too much imagination, but i don't think anyone set out to harm mollie." rob tibbetts says he still remains optimistic that his daughter's disappearance will
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end on a happy note.rob tibbetts/father"i think there's genuinely a logical way home for mollie. i really do."and whoever does has her is confused at this point, as the investigation has escalated to a national level. rob tibbetts/father"doesn't mean to harm mollie, but doesn't know how to end this situation. doesn't know how to extricate themselves from this. is fearful of the consequences."mollie's boyfriend, dalton jack says he's trying to stay busy and leave the work to the authorities.dalton jack/boyfriend"thinking about her, it's not about me. my feelings don't matter, it's all about her"and even if there's another scenario like someone's out there that knows what happened, rob says it's only a matter of time.rob tibbetts/father"it's a little town. we're all from iowa. we all know what a small town is like. someone knows exactly what happened and they just haven't come forward"dalton says he misses his best friend. dalton jack/boyfriend"just miss talking to her pretty much. she's the one person in the world that i told everything to."and both hope
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they can all look back on this and laugh after she's finally brought home safe and sound. rob tibbetts/father"she's going to have to drive the car around with all those magnetic stickers all over it, and wear the t-shirts and pull all the store signs out of every store in iowa as her punishment." dalton jack/boyfriend"i love you and i miss you and everybody wants you to come home including me. especially me." ( james ) that was chantelle navarro reporting. the reward for bringing tibbetts home safely is now more than 300-thousand dollars. ( darya ) friends are sharing their memories of those killed in the plane crash in southern california. friends say floria hakimi was an advocate with several non profit groups in the bay area including mom's against poverty for which she served as a board member for many years. floria's work with the non profit benefited children both here and across the globe.. she raised money to help build an orphanage in iran, and schools in africa.
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( darya ) a friend of 29-year-old nasim ghanadan says they attended san frnacisco state university together.. he says she had a ind soul who helped her community whether through teaching farsi to children or in projects at school. ( james ) suspected golden state killer joseph deangelo spent more than 25 years working as a machinist for a grocery store chain... and now his former co-worker is speaking out. this is a collection of second hand tools that bill helms recently bought from an old coworker... and friend. each wrench engraved with the name of the man who once owned them... joseph deangelo. helms worked woth deangelo for
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11-years as a mechanic. a few days before deanglo was arrested.. he visited helms and his girlfirend lynn.. she says she's still haunted by that visit on their front porch. ( james ) the couple says the joe denagleo they knew ... the man who sold them the tools is a different person from the man they see on tv now. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... drivers are mad... and now the d-m-v says it's angry over hours long wait times. ( james ) plus... another day, another rough loss for the giants... as the astros pull off more late inning heroics. ( james ) and next... a groom -- taking pics with his new bride on the beach -- jumps into the water to save a teen from drowning. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a groom jumps into action during a photo shoot at his beach wedding... to save a teen. the teen was in water -- struggling and unable to get to shore. lifeguards were on duty... but they were busy helping someone else. that's when the groom and former lifeguard -- zac edwards -- went into the water to save the teen.
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from the nose.cindy edwards/ bride - "it's scary. you don't wanna lose a loved one, unfortunately, living here, we hear about it way too often. just them being mindful of those flags and knowing to be cautious.">( james ) the couple says they spoke to the teen's family. he's doing fine now... and he just started his senior year of high school on monday. ( james ) coming up after the break... amazon is hiring... and they're loing for people who can work from home.
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while other burger places serve the same old stuff, i'm the only one that has the bowls to serve something different.
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i mean, just look at my teriyaki bowls. choose from steak or chicken, covered in teriyaki sauce, plus your choice of white or bro rice. what about these bowls jack? hey! you got some pretty nice bowls there. and so does dan! thanks jack! those are some nice bowls. everyone's gonna want to get their hands on jack's bowls. try my bowls! see that right there? you can't say that. what? i was just saying i got great bowls... ooooh. now i hear it. yea. try my teriyaki bowls. only at jack in the box. ( darya )( robin )
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checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect.
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect.
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( james ) the d-m-v says hours-long wait times are áunacceptable. wait times
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have spiked recently... as californians update their licenses to meet new federal mandated security standards. kron 4's rob fladeboe tells us what's being done to shorten those lines. there was a line again on tuesday outside dmv's busy alma avenue location. there were more line inside and plenty of people willing to share stories of a previous visit. people like taliebu hurd. "....it was horrible, i was in line for more than three hours...."among the innovations being rolled out this month to cut down wait times is aself-service vehicle registration kiosk that can help some customers conduct their business in a matter of minutes..j. d. juan/dmv customer '.....it's about time that technology has reached the dmv to help us get on with our day..."other innovations other innovations designed to reduce wait times is a text notification option,self check-in kiosks, the expansion
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of saturday service and earlier office hours at some locations.susan vanwickle/dmv customer "...they're trying and the saturday hours will help but last week i was at the santa clara office and it took three hours for them to come out and give my client a road test..."stories like that are still common. dmv says increased demand for the new federal compliant real id cards is to blame. dmv says it has added 500 employees while another 240 are being re-directed from headquarters and other state agencies and some customers have noticed a difference.rob fladeboe/san jose "...something else that people have noticed is that there are moreclerks walking the floor to answer questions, make sure people have the proper paperwork and aren't wasting time by standing in the wrong linesin san jose rob fladeboe kron 4news
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( james ) amazon is looking to hire more then 200 people to fill various virtual jobs... most of which are full-time. the departments include customer service.. software development.. human rescources.. i-t.. and sales. full-time employeess are also offered medical.. dental.. prescription drug and vision coverage. they also off paid time off and holiday overtime... and they also have discounts on products shipped and sold by the company for employees. if you want to learn more about the positions.. you can head to our website at kron 4 dot com. ( james ) disney is offering a 'sleep shop hotline' in which its beloved characters tell kids its time to go to bed. here's how it works.. you here's how bed. here's how it works.. you call the hotline.. then punch
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in the number corresponding with your favorite disney character.. you would hit one for mickey.. two for minne.. three for donald.. four for dasiy and five for goofy. you only get one character per call.. so choose wisely. the free hotline will be available until august 31st. we have the hotline number and the numbers for the characters on our wesbite.. kron 4 dot com. ( darya ) bay area baseball... and the a's could not beat l-a.( james ) the dodgers jumped out to a 3-0 lead. but in the 6th... khris davis hit a 2-run home run over the "state farm" sign... making it a 3-2 ball game. but that was all the offense oakland got. dodgers win 3-2. the two teams face off again tonight at the coliseum. first pitch is set for 7:05. ( darya ) another tough loss for the giants.
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bottom of the 2nd... giants take a 1-0 lead. san francisco mayor london enjoyed that.s but top of the 8th... houston's tyler white hits a 2 run home run... giving the astros a 2-1 lead. astros win 2-1. the giants are off tonight. the pittsburh pirates come to town tomorrow night for a 4 game series. ( darya ) the 49ers kick off their preseason tomorrow night against the dallas cowboys. head coach kyle shanahan says jimmy garoppolo will play at least one series... along with the rest of the starters. but one starter you won't see on the field is richard sherman. he's out with a minor hamstring injury... suffered during last friday's practice. tomorrow night's game starts at 7 at levi's stadium. ( james ) coming up after
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the break... it's back to work for 11 wells fargo employees... who are also mega millions jackpot winners. (ácommercialá) this is not a bed. it's a high-tech sleep revolution. the sleep number 360 smart bed intelligently senses your movement and automatically adjusts. so you wake up ready to run the world. the new sleep number 360 smart bed, from $999. ( darya ) in the south
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bay... 11 people who won last month's 543-million dollar mega millions jackpot are now back at work.( james ) they all work at a wells fargo branch in san jose. the 11 co-workers took part in an office pool. roland reyes bought the winning ticket at ernie's liquors. he says he bought the ticket there because he wanted to support a small, local business. the co-workers say they all plan on keeping
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their jobs. if they split the lump sum of 320-million dollars... each person will walk away with 29-million dollars before taxes. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... bart police need help finding a man who attacked a passanger at an east bay station.
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the bay bridge shooting victim speaks to kron 4. im standing by for a live report. plus ... bart officials are pushing for a new bart safety plan.im live in walnut creek with the details. fires are causing poor air quality in the bay area.im live from the east bay with a look at the conditions. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of
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weather and traffic... temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) happening now ... the air quality in the bay area is going to be very poor today. that's because of the fires buring in northern california. ( james ) kron 4's will tran joins us live from concord. will... what are the conditions like where you are? ( will ) surrounding wildfires are continuing to impact bay area air quality... and it's expected to get worse. the bay area air
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quality management district issued an advisory yesterday ... which is expected to last through tomorrow. the smoke is expected to remain high in the atmosphere, but officials are predicting a change that will bring the smoke down to ground level in some spots. those walking around downtown livermore say, they have already they have already noticed it.
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( darya ) thanks will. ( james ) john shrable joins us now to show us what we will be dealing with and all of this smoke.
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. ( james ) in less than 2 weeks...
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the mendocino 2 weeks... the in less than ( james ) effect. ( james ) in less than 2 weeks... the mendocino complex fire has burned an area that's nearly the size of los angeles... making it the biggest fire in state history. the fire is made up of 2 two fires -- the river and the ranch fires are burning around clearlake. the ranch fire has now now burned more than 243-thousand acres... and is 20 percent contained. the river fire has burned close to 49-thousand acres. it is
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now 78 percent contained. it total... the fires have burned more than 292-acres. flames are just 34-percent contained. 75 homes have been destroyed... and more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened. ( james ) and for some perspective on the size of this fire. take a look at this map... the burn zone stretches from san francisco... almost all the way to livermore. and it goes down to half moon bay. ( darya ) a big story we
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are following this morning... the family of a missing bay area man is making a desperate plea for help. luis garcia was last seen working a construction job at the warriors new arena in early july. his wife is three months pregnant. his car was found more than three weeks ago at candlestick point... the next day his cell phone was found on a pier under the san mateo bridge in foster city. investigators say it was covered in blood. his wife says she is not giving up hope.
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been out for two years and he had turned his life around. ( james )(ááá2 shotááá) in the east bay ... another attack on a bart passanger ... and a picture of the suspect is released overnight. ( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in with more on the attack ... and what bart plans to do to address rider safety. a new safety plan will be presented to bart board members tomorrow. this comes at a time where in the last month there has been several attacks on bart - some deadly - the most recent happened on the platform at the richmond station. now police are looking for this man who they say assaulted a passenger causing serious injuries last saturday morning. anything about the victim at this time. bart police are now in emergency staffing mode - and the general manager wants to hire more officers to patrol bart stations. the increased police presence is a part bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan. bart officials want to focus on stations in san francisco and oakland where most of the crime occurs. retired bart police chief gary gee says hiring more officers might not be the answer to ending the violent crimes. sot: trt :19
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"if passengers see officers on the train, they are going to feel safer but as far that have occurred in the last few weeks, even having an officer at each of those stations and aboard the trains where occurred wouldn't necessarilyprevent those random acts of violence." some of the other features of the safety and security plan includes harder to by pass fare gates, adding a second proof of payment team during evenings commute and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart police. manager grace crunican will present the plan to bart's board of directors tomorrow. in lafayette, sara stinson, kron4news
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>violence."> ( james ) ( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) police have arrested a man accused of stabbing two men at a bart station. the attack happened friday night at the macarthur station. solomon espinosa is now in custody. the victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. the
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u-s marshals task force in oakland arrested him yesterday. police say espinosa is a transient from the oakland area. ( darya ) coming up next... the reward for the safe return of college student mollie tibbetts is growing. and this morning we're hearing from her father and boyfriend. ( darya ) and loved ones remember a bay area woman, killed in a plane crash along with four others. ( darya ) and a dangerous tick has been found in the united states. hear what experts say this could mean for the bay area. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. welcome back. lets
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get a check of weather and traffic this morning. temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the
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coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) friends are sharing their memories of those killed in the plane crash in southern california. friends say floria hakimi was an advocate with several non profit groups in the bay area including mom's against poverty for which she served as a board member for many years. floria's work with the non profit benefited children both here and across the globe.. she raised money to help build an orphanage in iran, and schools in africa.
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had this life force within her this smile which was contagious she would always have words for wisdom for everyone around. she loved life she loved her family and thanks to her our lives were richer.>( darya ) a friend of 29-year-old nasim ghanadan says they attended san frnacisco state university together.. he says she had a ind soul who helped her community whether through teaching farsi to children or in projects at school. ( james ) the father of missing iowa student mollie tibbetts, who is originally from oakland, is revealing new information about his daughter's disappearance. rob tibbetts says he is still optimistic that the case will end with mollie coming home. her father believes it's only a matter of time before someone comes forward with someone comes of time before someone comes forward with information. her boyfriend, dalton jack, says he is trying to stay busy and leave the work to the police.
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miss talking to her pretty much. she's the one person in the world that i told everything to.".... rob tibbetts/father "i don't think anyone's set out to harm mollie. it's a little town. we're all from iowa. we all know what a small town is like. someone knows exactly what happened." >( james ) the reward for bringing mollie tibbetts home is now more than 300-thousand dollars. ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) a potentially dangerous species of tick .... has been found in the u.s for the first time. the insect is native to asia, but has now been spotted on the east coast.( james ) here in the bay area ... many are worried that it could make its way west. kron 4's charles clifford reports. the asian long-horned tick. . seen in this photograph from the cdc. . .is native to asia, but has now been found in 8 u.s. states all on the east coast. the parasite feeds on blood from mammals and birds and can reproduce rapdily. this is an engorged female long-horned tick.the tick is also capable of carrying diseases but so far no human illnesses. . such as lyme disease. . . have been found in long horned ticks in the u.s.sotit's something we are
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very interested in.althought the ticks are so far only on the east coast, the parasite has caught the attention of the bay area lyme foundation in portola valley. joe ellis is the director of education and outreach.sotobviously we are monitoring this very carefully because we montior tick ecology across the country.she says that if human disease were to be found in long horned ticks, the infections could spread rapidly. only a few years ago, lyme disease was considered an east coast problem, but the illness is now found in every county of the bay areasotit's a constantly moving and changing situation. we know that disease that are potentially dangerouns to humans are moving through across the country.for now, the new ticks seem to pose more of a danger to animals than people. the more immediate danger are the ticks that are already here. . such as black legged ticks. ellis says that about 20 percent of the black legged ticks in the bay area carry some sort of disease that can be passed to people. she advises everyone to take some common sense precautions to avoid being infected.sotwear pants. tuck your socks into pants. long sleeves. hats. protect yourselves.
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( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... an oakland coach is murdered and this morning we have new details on the case to find his killer. ( darya ) plus ... what you need to know to protect your family from salmonella.
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60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) from mcdonald's salads .... to kellogg's honey smacks cereal. there have been serveral recalls because of salmonella.( james ) the c-d-c says warns salmonella thrives especially in the summer. james rowbottom shows us how to stay safe. first up... clean....wash your hands and kitchen surfaces with warm soapy water for 20 seconds before áandá after handling foods.caitlin murphy, ph.d./ pathologist, university of nebraska medical center "make sure you're cleaning or switching knives or cutting boards in between handling raw meat and raw produce."do ánotá wash raw meats before cooking or you risk spreading the germs. separa...caitlin murphy, ph.d./ pathologist, university of nebraska medical center "from the time you pick up your food at the market you'll want to keep it separated." keep the separation going when
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you store your food in the fridge and freezer.cook...use a food thermometer to make sure everything is properly cooked.caitlin murphy, ph.d./ pathologist, university of nebraska medical center "you wanna reach a safe internal temperature of chicken or read meat to make sure your killing any bacteria that might be present there."finally... chill caitlin murphy, ph.d./ pathologist, university of nebraska medical center "so you wanna make sure your refrigerator is at 40 degrees or below for storing those foods."the c-d-c recommends putting food away within two hours -- or toss it. for today's health minute.... i'm james rowbottom ( james ) still ahead ... former coworkers are speaking out about the man suspected of being the golden state killer. (lydia) the father of the bay bridge shooting victim speaks to kron 4. im standing by for a live report. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the
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coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) another big story this morning... we're now hearing from the father of the man shot and killed while driving on the bay bridge.( darya ) 31-year old darryl stinnette junior was a music promoter from texas. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san francisco with the latest. lydia. ( lydia ) he was killed early monday morning. stinette's father says his son was on tour with one of his artists. he also told us that stinette junior was a performer himself. he used the name his mother gave him as a child -- "lil pooh."
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( lydia ) stinnette junior leaves behind two children. he has 2 sons... a 10-year and a 4-month old. ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back through out the morning. ( james ) new this morning... one person is in custody after a shooting in san francisco's bayview neighborhood. one woman was injured. it happened on the 15-hundred block of jennings street... which is near george washington carver elementary school. the woman was shot in the leg and ankle. ( darya ) in the east bay... the community is mourning a man who was fatally shot in east oakland.
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30-year-old lnefarius mcginnis -- also known as "coach phee" --- was shot and killed on july 25th. mcginnis attended oakland public schools and worked for the school district as a coach and mentor. mcginnis would have turned 31 this month. he is survived by his wife and two daughters. they're just 9 and 2 years old. so far... police has not released any information on the gunman. ( darya ) a rohnert park mother is sentenced to five years probation... after her two daughters drowned when she crashed her car into the petaluma river. alejandra hernandez-ruiz was charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter. the crash happened back in august 20-16. a witness found her standing on top of the car while her two daughters were still inside. authorities say she had meth and marijuana in her system at the time. police released the 27-year old from the sonoma county jail to home confinement... so she could be treated for an aggressive cancer. ( james ) happening today... jury
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deliberations begin in the lawsuit against monsanto. the maker of "round-up" is accused of causing a bay area man's cancer. dewayne johnson is a former groundskeeper for the benecia unified school district. he says he used roundup on a regular basis. he says he developed a rash on his body... and was later diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma and his body is covered with lesions. he's asking for more than 39 million dollars in compensatory damages and 373-million in punitive damages. he says roundup should come with a warning label. johnson's case is the first of hundreds against monsanto. ( james ) suspected golden state killer joseph deangelo spent more than 25 years working as a machinist for a grocery store chain... and now his former co-worker is speaking out. this is a collection of second hand tools that bill helms recently bought from an old coworker... and friend. each wrench engraved with the name of the man who once owned them... joseph deangelo. helms worked woth deangelo for 11-years as a mechanic. a
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few days before deanglo was arrested.. he visited helms and his girlfirend lynn.. she says she's still haunted by that visit on their front porch. ( james ) the couple says the joe denagleo they knew ... the man who sold them the tools is a different person from the man they see on tv now. ( darya ) take a look this ...live pictures of the holy fire burning in southern california.its burned more than 3 thousand acres so far ... in the trabuco canyon area of orange county.it is just 5 percent contained so far. ( james )( james )
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far. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... drivers are mad ... and now the d-m-v says it's going to do something about the long wait times. ( james ) plus... another day, another rough loss for the giants... as the astros pull off more late inning heroics. ( james ) and women might want to consider female doctors when it comes to their heart health.we'll explain. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. when the day turns into night,
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide
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including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide with a spare the air alert in effect. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( darya ) women may be more likely to survive a heart attack when a female doctor is attending to her in the emergency room. that's because female patients are more likely to die when treated by a male doctor. researchers say the reason is women sometimes experience
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different symptoms than men during a heart attack and female doctors can identify them faster. one out of four female deaths can be attributed to heart disease. ( darya ) coming up next ... hawaii is bracing for hurricane hector while hurricane john could bring much needed rain to caifornia. this is not a bed.
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storm is now a category 3 hurricane... it's expected to pass south of the big island today. for the latest on hurricane hector and hurricane john down near mexico ... let's down near mexico ... let's get a check of the forecast with john schrabel.
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide including areas along the coast. unhealthy are quality will be experienced bay wide
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with a spare the air alert in effect. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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( darya ) the d-m-v says hours-long wait times are áunacceptable. wait times have spiked recently... as californians update their licenses to meet new federal mandated security standards. to help alleviate the lines ... the d-m-v is rolling out a self- service vehicle registration kiosk that can help some customers conduct their business in a matter of minutes. in addition to earlier office hours and saturday service ... the d-m-v will also offer a text notification option ... so customers can get a message shortly before their service number is called.
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< "...they're trying and the saturday hours will help but last week i was at the santa clara office and it took three hours for them to come out and give my client a road test...3 hours in that line">( darya ) d-m-v staff is also working the floor to make sure people have the proper paperwork and aren't wasting time standing in the wrong line -- which is a common problem. ( james ) bay area baseball... and the a's could not beat l-a. ( darya ) the dodgers
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jumped out to a 3-0 lead. but in the 6th... khris davis hit a 2-run home run over the "state farm" sign... making it a 3-2 ball game. but that was all the offense oakland got. dodgers win 3-2. the two teams face off again tonight at the coliseum. first pitch is set for 7:05. ( james ) another tough loss for the giants. bottom of the 2nd... giants take a 1-0 lead. san francisco mayor london enjoyed that.s but top of the 8th... houston's tyler white hits a 2 run home run... giving the astros a 2-1 lead. astros win 2-1. the giants are off tonight. the pittsburh pirates come to town tomorrow night for a 4 game series. ( darya ) coming up ... they're playing with the boys.
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we'll meet the two girls who are taking part in steph curry's basketball camp. ( darya ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. over the last 24 hours, you finished preparing him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal, sometimes within 24 hours. while meningitis b is uncommon, about 1 in 10 infected will die. like millions of others, your teen may not be vaccinated against meningitis b. meningitis b strikes quickly. be quick to talk to your teen's doctor about a meningitis b vaccine. (áábreakáá)
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temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) something new at steph curry's elite high school basketball camp this year ... girls playing with the boys. azzi fudd plays out of washington d-c.she is considered one of the best 15-year-olds in the counrty. she was joined by cameron brink from oregon. the two are the only girls to play ... in the 5 years curry and under armour have been running the camp. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... bart police need help finding a man who attacked a passanger at an east bay station. ( james ) plus it's been almost a month and a bay area father is still missing. now his wife is asking police to do more to find him. ( james ) and... a music
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promoter shot and killed while driving on the bay bridge. we hear from his family - as police continue to search for the gunman.
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(lydia) the father of the bay bridge shooting victim speaks to kron 4. im standing by for a live report. plus ... bart officials are pushing for a new bart safety plan.im live in walnut creek with the details. fires are causing poor
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air quality in the bay area.im live from the east bay with a look at the conditions. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast and 80's and 90's inland. skies will be seen as hazy to smoky all across the bay area as wildfires continue to introduce smoke statewide temperatures will remain similar to yesterday's with 60's and 70's along the coast

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