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in on your morning forecast. after some heavy overnight rainfall showers will linger throughout much of the morning with a few stray showers possible into the early afternoon. bits of sunshine are likely to peak through the clouds late in the day before sunset tonight, daytime highs peaking in the 50's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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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 body offormer president george h-w bush continues to lie in state in the nations capitol this
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morning.we are just hours away from his funeral beginning, before his body will be taken back to texas for another service.we will have continuing coverage all morning long. ( robin )the nation and the world, say their final goodbyes to the patriarch of the bush family dynasty today. the 41st president of the united states will be honored at a state funeral in washington this morning. karin caifa is at the capitol rotunda where the public viewing is wrapping up. a final week in a final week in washington dc for the 41st president of the united states. jeb bush/son of george hw bush: "if you view life as purposeful, particularly if you're a person of faith, this is a time to celebrate george h. w. bush, not to grieve his loss and that's what we're doing as a family right now." mondaymembers of congresssurr ounded by bush familyand
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staff had an opportunity to reflect. rep paul ryan/-r- house speaker: "he showed us that how we live is as important as what we achieve." and later that evening members of the a final week in washington dc for the 41st president of the united states. jeb bush/son of george hw bush: "if you view life as purposeful, particularly if you're a person of faith, this is a time to celebrate george h. w. bush, not to grieve his loss and that's what we're doing as a family right now." mondaymembers of congresssurr ounded by bush familyand staff had an opportunity to reflect. rep paul ryan/-r- house speaker: "he showed us that how we live is as important as what we achieve." and later that evening members of the public began filing in to pay respects of their ownspanning all hours of the day and night through wednesday morning.including former us senator bob dole...helped out of his wheelchair to salute the president's casket.president trump and first lady melania also took the time to pay their respects.george p. bush/ grandson of george hw bush: "there is a time for politics and there is a time for governing, but there is also a time for reflection. and this is a time for reflection for
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our country to think about the values that make our country great."today's memorial service is set to embody just that...drawing dignitaries from all across the world.it will also be where we will hear from another president...george w bush...speaking less as a president to a country and more as a son to a father. george herbert walker bush...war hero...congres sman... statesman... and 41st president of the united states ( robin ) back here in the bay area.we will be following the rain in the bay area this morning too. kron 4's charles clifford went to marin county for a look at how people are preparing for the wet weather... over at goodman over at goodman over at goodman hardward
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store, over at goodman hardward store, the staff has been stocking up on rain supplies. things like rain boots, tarps and sandbags. the manager tells me run on rain gear and christmas decoriation.not far away, the mill valley sandbag pickup was quiet but it looked like a few bags hyad been scooped up. ( robin )a reminder ... download the kron-4 mobile app .. or go to kron4- dot com .... to stay on top of this series of storms. there you will find full
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forecasts... interactive radar.. and get alerts for your neighborhood.. with the kron-4 app. ( robin ) it is a somber reminder that everyone needs to be alert while out in the crowds this time of year. a three-year- old girl is hit and killed by a car in an antioch parking lot. tuesday the contra costa county coroner's office identified the little girl as angela nguyen from brentwood. kron four's philippe djegal reports from the scene of the accident... where the child is being remembered tonight. a somber start to the workday for employees who work at the somersville towne center in antioch. a small group of them laid flowers and a stuffed animal down outside of sears... where, monday night, the contra costa county coroner's office says 3- year-old angela nguyen from brentwood was hit by a car and eventually killed.martha barajas/mother- "that's very sad too that that happened to anybody, you know, but especially a little kid during christmas season -- more sad,
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even." nguyen was run over by a car in front of sears at around 7-30 that night. police have not released who she was with at the time... or, the factors that led to the driver hitting her... natalie mello/shopper- "we don't focus enough on what's going around us. it's, you know, what we gotta do and where we where we gotta go." police say the driver did wait for officers to arrive... and, that it appears neither drugs or alcohol were involved.danielle waren/mother- "at least he stayed. cuz, a lot of people -- a lot lately, a lot of people haven't been doing -- they've just been leaving. it's not right." shoppers say this is a tragic reminder of how difficult children can be to see at night, let alone in a busy parking lot.martha barajas/mother- "depending also, the clothes the kids are wearing. what if they're wearing dark clothes and it's already dark and kids running. so, it's a lot of reasons to be extra careful in the parking lots." so, for the kids' sake and everyone elses... watch your speed during the holiday shopping season. in antioch, philippe djegal, kron four news.
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( robin )as you just heard them say, police are offering a 10-thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of a man they say shot another man in the back on foothill boulevard in oakland in october.kron 4's michelle kingston talked with police today about the latest on this case. oakland police say a man was walking home from work on foothill boulevard ...when another man shot him several times in the back.the suspect took off -- and police are still looking for him.officer joel hight, oakland police department"right now it does not look like this was a robbery or anything that went bad it looks much more like a targeted incident and we are just looking for again more cooperation from anybody who was out there at the time of the shooting."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"it is a busy intersection with a lot of businesses and people walking by. police hope somebody saw something and
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comes forward."oakland police are offering a 10-thousand dollar reward for information. they say they have leads but no motive at this time.officer joel hight, oakland police department"anybody who saw this shooting and can corroborate statements and video evidence that has been recovered, we are looking to strengthen the case so we can present a strong case to the district attorneys office." two months have passed ... and police and the victim's family are looking for answers. police say they are not identifying the victim.officer joel hight, oakland police department"due to the suspect still out there and we don't know if there could be any retaliation. we just want to make sure we safeguard his identity until it's safe to disclose his name and information."if you have any information -- contact oakland police.in oakland michelle kingston kron 4 news (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... some new developments in the special council's investigation this morning. we'll take a look at what mueller is suggesting to
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prosecutors. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (ácommercialá) welcome back. checking
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in on your morning forecast.
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after some heavy overnight rainfall showers will linger throughout much of the morning with a few stray showers possible into the early afternoon. bits of sunshine are likely to peak
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through the clouds late in the day before sunset tonight, daytime highs peaking in the 50's. 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.
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( robin ) ( robin ) ( robin ) there is a plan in the works to fix the infamous sinking
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and leaning millennium tower in san francisco.kron4's maureen kelly talked with the structural engineer behind the new plan... who says, the leaning... can be reversed. plans for the estimated 100- million dollar fix are being submitted to the city today. here's an illustration of what it will look like.the structual engineer behind this design involves installing more than 50 concrete and steele piles 250 feet down to bedrock under the corner of the foundation that's sinking. it's referred to as underpinning that the engineer says is commonly used in construction.... what's unusual about this is the size of the building, very large and the capacity of the piles. each one of the piles is designed to resist 1,000,500 pounds of loadit's a solution that is expected not to only prevent the slow sink that's been happening....but also reverse it. by putting piles only on the north and west sides, we will allowed for continued additional minor
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settlements on the south and east sides which naturally happens with all buildings, and as it occurs we expect that some of the tilt that has occurred to the building in the past will actually come out of the building and allow it to become plumbut that could take as long as fifty years.this agreement was hammered out during mediation between the homeowners association and the luxury condo developer. those owners who've had to sell have taken a loss since this problem came to light and some critics say this expensive fix won't restore the building to it's former status. a realtor who says he sold a 13 million dollar penthouse unit after the problem was exposed disagrees.it's unlike any other building in san francisco. i do believe it's going to come back and it is disappointing that units that i've had to have treated during this time have done so to discount, to be expected but i think that discount is going to disappear after the building is structurally correctif the design for the fix is approved construction could start in the spring. one lane of traffic on both mission and fremont will likely be impacted...possibly as long as half it's take until the complete.kron4 news. ( robin )in national news... special council robert mueller is asking that former national
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security adviser michael flynn avoid prison time, largely because of his cooperation in the russia investigation.the same can't be said for roger stone.john lorinc reports. michael flynn previously pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators.but he may not see any prison time. that's because special counsel robert mueller says flynn has given "substantial assistance" to the russia investigation. neal katyal/legal analyst "mueller got the president's national security adviser to agree that he committed a felony, and he's cooperating and now we're going to see what the fruits of cooperation is, that's a big deal."flynn was a stalwart during candidate donald trump's campaign.....gen. michael flynn/former national security adviser"yes, that's right. lock her up!"and he later became the first high-ranking former trump adviser to cut a formal deal.according to a filing, flynn has given 19- interviews with the special counsel and other justice officials.that, mueller says, could have led others to also cooperate.one person not
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answering questions .....lobbyist and trump ally roger stone.he invoked his fifth amendment right against self-incrimination through a statement from his lawyer.sen. ron wyden/d-oregon"stone is taking the fifth so he doesn't have to lie under oath to protect his longtime friend." president trump has repeatedly referred to this matter as a "witch hunt".....and it's likely going to continue in the new year.douglas brinkley/presidential historian "there's no way this is wrapping up soon. this is just starting to unspool itself."i'm john lorinc reporting. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. airport. international
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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 101min from 880 less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) burger king is trolling its
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biggest rival with a promotion available through their mobile app. burger king is letting people order a whopper for just a penny... but you can only do it at mcdonalds.all you have to do is get within 600 feet of a mcdonalds location and use the b-k app to order a burger.then, just head to burger king and pick up your whopper for just a penny.the "whopper detour" promotion runs through december 12th. ( robin )if you're in bed more than eight hours each night... listen up.a new study in the european heart journal recommends no more than eight hours of sleep.researchers say people who sleep more than that are at a greater risk of heart problems, strokes and even death.the findings are based on nearly 117-thousand
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adults in 21-countries over seven regions.there are a couple of limitations to the study.....those involved with the data didn't take info on underlying conditions... and participants also self- reported their sleep. ( robin ) still to come on the kron4 morning news... we will have live reports all morning long as we prepare for the funeral for former president george h-w bush. ( robin ) and we'll have reaction to the san jose city to google for a new campus.and ( robin ) and of course we'll be tracking the weather this morning and how it might impact your morning commute. (ácommercialá) foundation by l'oreal.
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or woah- fire... ...we've got your breakfast right here. is your breakfast built for big days? capitol hill this morning in capitol hill where the state memorial service for president george h-w bush will take place. ( darya ) bush currently lies in state at the capitol rotunda... but will be moved in just a few hours. this morning president trump will join all the living former presidents for the memorial service honoring the life of george h-w bush. (
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james ) kron 4's mark meredith joins us live now from washington with more. mark? good morning...the former president's body remains here at the capitol right now...in xxx hours it'll be moved about five miles to the national cathedral.it's there we expect a very formal and personal service honoring the life of a former president. this morning a steady stream of mourners continued to visit the continued to of mourners steady stream this morning a steady stream of mourners continued to visit the casket of former president george h-w bush.later this morning...mr. bush's casket will leave the capitol....moving to the national cathedral.where presdient trump, all of the living former presdients, and thousands more will gather to honor the 41st president.on tuesday...president and mrs. trump met privately with the bush family at blair house...across from the white hosue .president

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