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in the east bay, the results are in. oakland educators voted on a contract deal aimed to end the seven day teachers strike. this, after marathon negotiations with the school district and the union.(jrs) good evening, i'm jr stone(justine) and i'm justine waldman. thank you for joining us. oakland education association members voted to accept the contract from the school district. with a turnout of over 70% of oea members voting, the results were 64% yes for the 2017/18 contract term. and 58% for the 20/21 contract term. the new contract includes an 11- one time three-percent bonus for educators. it would
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also reduce class sizes by one student and delay the closure of several schools in oakland. kron 4's gayle ong met with union delegates today as they voted on the contract. after a week long strike..oakland educators lined up at the paramount theater to vote on the district's tentative deal.. that includes an 11 percent pay raise and a one time 3 percent bonus.
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and weren't met in a way that betters student outcomes long term.">after marathon negotiations with the oakland unified school district, the education association announced friday the teachers won everything they demanded. while the union encourages all members to vote for the new contract, misha kiyomura (kee-your-ma) says she will likely vote no.. manny lopez teaches third grade..he says the contract is not perfect but he is still voting yes.3,000 teachers walked off the job february 21st..they were the latest educators in the united states to strike over pay and
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classroom conditions..mark zucker was on the picket line in 1996 for the last strike, before he was striking for smaller classroom today, he is voting yes for and teachers public education.and no matter what the outcome may be..in oakland gayle ong kron 4 news. (justine) kron 4 news. gayle ong kron 4 news.
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(justine) in the north bay, a environmental activists in petaluma are speaking out against the proposed construction of a safeway gas station along mcdowell they say the station would to an elementary school and would also draw too much
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traffic to the neighborhood. kron 4's charles clifford is live for us tonight in petaluma with details. charles. . . (chuck)well if safeway get's it's way there will one day soon be a gas station on this corner but there is concern from environmentalist and neighbors that toxic air children who go to school just across the street. natswoo hoo!sunday afternoon, dozens of people walked along mcdowell boulevard honk! honk! natsand drove around the block to oppose a plan by safeway grocery stores to build a fuel station. . or gas station. . on this corner.if approved, of mcdowell and maria drive. those opposed to the project say that's to close to the petaluma child development center and mcdowell elementary. sotwe would welcome a safeway gas station if it wasn't across the street from what are know as sensitive receptors. according to bay area quality management
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district. children, small childern, lungs.they also worry that the new fuel station would increase traffic in the area.the gas station was proposed over a year ago, but so far the city has not given a green light.late last year, the city council delayed the project and asked safeway to do additional work on its environmental impact review . the issue is scheduled to be taken up by the council again on monday. protestors here hope the city will put an end to the project or force safeway to move the fuel station somewhere else.sotwe aren't against gas station just the location. (chuck)now we did reach out to safeway and the city of petaluma sunday afternoon but no one was available for comment for this story. in petaluma, charles clifford kron 4 news. (jrs) taking a live look outside.... rain is getting ready to move back into the bay area.(justine)
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meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez takes a look at our futurecast to track when the heavy rain is coming in. . lingering showers are possible during the overnight hours before dry weather returns monday. overnight lows will be cooler, tracking widespread 40s. daytime highs monday will the interior valleys. our next storm will arrive tuesday with widespread light-moderate
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rain. breezy winds are expected tuesday night into wednesday. rain totals of 0.50" to 1.00" will be common in most urban areas, with 1.00" to 1.50" in the north bay valleys. in the hills and coastal ranges, rain totals of 1.00" to 2.00" appear likely. temperatures through the week will not fluctuate much, highs in 60 and overnight lows in the 40s to lows will then week into the 30s dries out. showers look likely late in the week and into next weekend. (jrs) kron 4 is making a major change in the way we bring you the news. we have launched the bay area's only ... commercial - free 24-hour streaming news service. it is called 'kron on'. we are on all day and night - bringing you live breaking news, along with exclusive interviews and stories. if you watch our current newscasts on the new app - you will get extra content during the commercial breaks. 'kron on' is available for i-phones, i- pads, apple tv, android devices, and on amazon fire . we are offering a 7- day free trial for new subscribers
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multiple "we have sheriff jay jones: sidences that have been completely destroyed, and it appears at this time we have 14 confirmed fatalities. there are some juveniles involved in the fatality situation. adults as well. i do not have a breakdown of that, but unfortunately we do have some younger people involved." involved."
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(justine) the national weather service says at least a dozen tornadoes touched down across alabama and georgia sunday afternoon.(jrs) lee county, alabama was hit especially hard. it appears two tornadoes hit within an hour. you can see in this video here the desturction a cellphone tower just completely ripped up and thrown blocking a highway. the lee county sheriff says at least 14 people were killed and several people were seriously injured. the deaths include children. some homes were also destroyed. (justine) this is video of crews returning a dog they rescued to its owner. as you can
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see the homes around are completely ripped apart and the pieces are just left scattared on the ground. (jrs) flooding victims in guerneville are getting a little bit of help from a local assistance center. (justine) which could come just in time before another string of storms threatens to flood the russian river again. kron 4's dan kerman shows us how this pop-up is preparing to help. sunday morning sonoma county officials prepared to open a local assistance center for flood victims at the old bank of america building on main street in guernevillesot michael gossman/sonoma county :09a local assitance center is meant to be a one stop shop for your governmenta and non profit services in ditimesterof
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will really streamline the make repairssotyou can geta permit right here in guerneville and not have to go to santa rosa to start work on your hosue and start rebuidling your propertythat's good news for a lot of locals sot armando mushik/flood victim :32we got about 4 and a half feet of water we are right off the river, lost most of our furniture and appliances are pretty much shot so we are taking everyitng out and eplacing the walls half way upand the assistance center will also offer non rebuilding related services.sotyou will be able apply right here for food stamps, you can talk to our behavorial health folks if yo uneed cousneling , you can talk to our community development comission and if you need help finding housing or housing assistance, you can talk to the dmv to the contractor state licensing board without having to drive all over town and especially to santa rosa. standup dan kerman/guerneville 1:18going forward the assitance center will be open from 9 am to 6pm alt elast through next saturday. in guerneville, dan kerman kron 4 news.129/std (jr) (jr) and take a look at this....rime ice is what it is called. it is thick ice that occurs when
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saturated overnight temperatures meet snow. the ice forms from rapid freezing and is difficult to remove from lift cables and chairs. (justine) these pictures were taken at squaw valley. we are joined right now by meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez to talk more about what we are seeing up in the sierra. . lingering showers are possible during the overnight hours before dry weather returns monday. overnight lows will be cooler, tracking widespread 40s. daytime highs monday will warm up into the mid to upper 50s, expect some low 60s in the interior valleys. our next storm will arrive tuesday with widespread light-moderate
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rain. breezy winds are expected tuesday night into wednesday. rain totals of 0.50" to 1.00" will be common in most urban areas, with 1.00" to 1.50" in the north bay valleys. in the hills and coastal ranges, rain totals of 1.00" to 2.00" appear likely. temperatures through the week will not fluctuate much, highs in the 50s to near 60 and overnight lows in the 40s to 50s. overnight lows will then cool late in the week into the 30s when the weather dries
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out. scattered showers look likely late in the week and into next weekend.
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(justine) a group of protestors, upset over the district attorney's decision in the stephon clark shooting, closed sacramento's largest shopping center today. arden fair mall did not open today because 10 demonstrators camped overnight in the mall to talk to shoppers about racial justice. (jrs) reporter kristi gross says sacramento police and mall executives agreed to keep the mall closed becaue they were worried the protest might grow too big. nats: people trying to open mall doorssunday shoppers turned away at the door--- signs posted--- arden fair mall--- closed for the day. dominique brown/ upset shopper wow that really sucks because i wanted to get my husband a gift. adrian santiago/ upset shoppermy wifeús pregnant and she wants wetzel pretzels, so iúm over here trying to please her and whatnot and itús closed. totally unfair for everybody else. a small group of college students and community activists, staged a silent sit-in at arden faire mall overnight saturday night,
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into sunday morning--- when mall officials announced they would be shutting down for the day. khalil ferguson/ mall protest organizer weúre protesti disturbance have to fight for equal rights. we still have to fight for civil rights, human rights. itús a shame in 2019. dozens of supporters joined in throughout the day---there's police brutality against colored people. that's what i believe. at one point protestors blocked access to bj's brewhouse...linking arms at the front entrance as diners ate inside.protestors say they hope the financial hit helps lead to change. khalil ferguson/ mall protest organizer e most lucrative businesses like champs that does high numbers, like victoriaús secret, like apple. we did not know it was going to turn into the whole mall shutdown which of course is exponentially greater than what we wanted initially. so this is a great feat and we will not stop. nats: arden mall, shutdown! shoe stores, shutdown! food court, shutdown! while some shoppers were upset with the inconvenience--- brown/ upset shopperi know why theyúre protesting and i think they have a right to protest
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but i think that they could do it at a better place instead of at the mallothers stood in support--- calling it a worthy cause. lorraine taufa/ supporterif youúre going to do it peacefully donút believe in violence but if youúre going to do it peacefully then thatús your right. (justine) coming up at 8:30 tonight, learn about the new law stephon clark's family is trying to pass. (jrs) 2 dead and 8 hit when a car 2 dead and 8 (jrs) (jrs) 2 dead and 8 hit when a car comes barreling through a closed street during mardi gras. what police now know.
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(jrs) at least two people were killed, and six others injured... after they were struck by a vehicle in new orleans saturday night. police say the driver drove away from the scene, but was
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quickly arrested. authorities are investigating what led up to the crash.chief shaun ferguson: "in total, we have 8 people that we believe were struck, two fatalities, five victims transported to the hospital, where they are being treated right now, and one refusal. this was a coordinated effort with our public safety team. ems, fire department was immediately on scene to render assistance to these victims...and not just with us and our public safety partners, but also with our citizens who were providing cpr to some of the victims while our medical staff was en route to this scene."(jrs) of the five people taken to the hospital... three of them are in critical condition. the majority of those struck were on bicycles. police say this does not appear connected to mardi gras. (justine) remembering bloody sunday. presidential canadites came out to support the tragic anniversary d..espite the chance for tornados. their you tonight.
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(jrs) the family of stephon clark is speaking out again today in response to yesterday's annoucement from the d-a saying the officers will not be charged.
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and we have continuing coverage of our top story tonight. stephon clarks girlfriend spoke today in response to the announcment from the district attorneys office saying the cops invovled in the shooting of stephon clark charged.(jrs) reporter jessica mensh was there and here is what she had to say. oc 1:39 "in your prayers" prayers" oc 1:39 "in your prayers"
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emotions giving way to activism... channeling the pain felt in the wake of stephon clarks shooting death into something positive. steinberg: what i say to you now, this is less about the daús conclusion and more about how to best prevent these tragedies from happening over and over and over again.mayor darrel steinberg... one of many leaders grappling with a search for tangible accountability and meaningful change.steinberg: i think police officers have a very tough job, they put their lives on the line and at the same time they have the awesome power to take a life. enter: the california act to save lives.... or ab392the bill.. penned by assemblywoman shirley weber of san diego and assemblyman kevin mccarty of sacramento:mccarty: itúll
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reform our 100 year old deadly force rules for police engagement and focus most importantly on deescalationthe bill would limit the circumstances under which law enforcement officers can use deadly force.sot:we have two major cities on the west coast, we have seattle and san francisco doing this, it hasnút impacted safety for law enforcement. its made our communities safer. itús time to modernize our deadly force rules in california.current standards for use of force are fairly broad. the stateús current law mandates that officers can use deadly force when they deem it 'reasonable.' hahn: there is violence in our community there is property damage in our community and people expect their police department to try and keep them safeunder ab 392 - officers would only be allowed to use deadly force when absolutely necessary.sot:the bigger piece of it is to prevent these before they even happen. so with this law we will have police departments up and down california changing their practices, having their officers trained differently so they can look for less lethal alternatives when these incidentforward for a community trying it's past. (jrs) a weekend of a weekend of remembrance-- as democratic candidates gathered in selma, alabama on sunday to remember a somber day in american civil rights history. this weekend marks the 54 anniversary of "bloody sunday"-- when peaceful demonstrators rallying for equal voting rights were brutally beaten. (justine) david daniel
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shows us how several presidential hopefuls joined the remambrance events. a somber look back.and a focus on the future.bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate: "how sad it is that 54 years later we are still fighting for the right to vote."several democratic presidential candidates joined community leaders to commemorate the civil rights marches in selma, alabama. including the assault on marchers on the edmund pettus bridge known as "bloody sunday."54 years ago--peaceful demonstrators were beaten by state troopers as they rallied in support for voting rights. candidates praising the progress that's been made... but acknowledging there's still work left to be done. hillary clinton/former presidential candidate: "starting right now here in selma, once again, to redouble our efforts with a 21st century civil rights movement devoted to claiming, enforcing and defending the right to vote, once and for all."cory booker/(d) presidential candidate: "i worry now that we are at a point in our country where we see a moral vandalism that is attacking our ideals and eroding the
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dream of our nation."despite the threat of a tornado-- the selma community gathered to re- enact the symbolic edmund pettus bridge crossing.civil rights leader john lewis-- who was badly beaten in the 1965 confrontation on the bridge-- also paid tribute this weekend. a stormy forcast not keeping the community from marking the pivotal chapter of u-s history that led to the passage of the voting rights act.i'm david daniel reporting. (jrs) the self-declared interim president has been touring through south america meeting with military members who fled the country and defected from the current president's rule. now how he plans to get those still in venezuela to rally behind him. (mabrisa)i have your forecast
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coming up a bit later on... there are moments in life
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that leave a lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. district comes to mind.(jrs)
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but tonight on dine and dish - vicki liviakis takes us to the presidio for a taste of mexico. feast our eyes on this ... pescado a la veracruzana
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snapper. some diners might be surprised. "wow! this is mexican? i thought it ws burritos and tacos, no it's something else for sure." welcome to arguello restaurant at the historic presidio officers club. inspired by renowned chef traci des jardin the chef de cuisine is jose alvarez. he's whipping up special dishes for taste of mexico. it's a monthly series that gives you a chance to explore mexico's many cuisines. right now it's vera cruz... next month - it's oaxaca. and craft cocktails created to pair perfectly. arguello is named for the commander who served at the presidio until 1822... while you're here for a taste of mexico you can soak up the history and the cultalheritage of the presidio too. in san francisco, vicki liviakis, kron 4 news. (pam) if you have a restaurant, cafe or bar that you'd like to see featured on 'dine and dish... send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the
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submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. (jrs) page. (jrs) (jrs) crisis at the venezuelan border. now how the self-declared interim president plans to get the country to rally behind him. alright, let's talk perks! would you like a desk chair, weekends off, or the bathroom code? yes, please! which one? it's time to get more. lower fares. better service. sweeter rewards. alaska airlines.
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self-declared interim president juan guaido continued his south american tour this weekend with a visit to ecuador... the venezuelan opposition leader met with president lenin moreno in the coastal city of salinas saturday. guaido also tweeted that he is leaving ecuador en route to venezuela. the opposition leader claims he will arrive to the country monday. he also took to twitter to ask the venezuelan people to take to the streets monday at 11 in the morning -- saying that he will later announce meeting points throughout the country. (jrs) that is part of the reason guaido is returning is to k ey border crossings between colombia and venezuela... which has caused
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massive hardships for venezuelans.(justine) c-n-n's nick paton walsh show us ... the scores of people attempting to cross the border illegally to bring food back to their loved ones. a lifeline crossing, barricaded, formally closed. but here the colombia- venezuela border, is still bustling.and in the distance, people seem to be getting across. how?nick paton walsh: "clashes exactly a week ago closed that border - now desperate to get food back to their loved ones inside venezuela, well, they've found another way."down we follow the tide,as colombian police stand calmly by.these are steps of necessity, of desperation.by a people in need of everything.endless in
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number, down to the riverbank. but these don't seem to be steps of just salvation,helped as they are at first.across the water, past the treeline, we are told,are sometimes venezuelan soldiers, but mostly gangs, who charge for each crossing.50 cents per person, two dollars equivalent if you're carrying goods."cars and trucks wait for me over there," he says. "it's mostly guys, not soldiers.""it's pesos they ask for. it's not soldiers, i don't know who gets the money."the dead go back to be buried in their homeland.the living feel the slow collapse of their homeland bury them.traffic both ways, but with one shared, venezuelan burden.nick paton walsh: "if you leave it's more or less much empty handed, yet those who go back do so with pretty much everything they can carry."up on the bridge, where thousands crossed once daily are the pellets fired last week to keep opposition protestors back.who below, still carry on with their skirmishes and defenses.people whose world is measured in varying degrees of nothing, whose suffering here finds only further exploitation.nick paton walsh cnn cucuta, colombia.
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(justine) taking a live look outside... we've seen scattared showers all day but another atmospheric river is headed our way.(jr stone) meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here to tell us when it will hit the bay area. . lingering showers are the overn before dry weather returns
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monday. overnight lows will be cooler, tracking widespread 40s. daytime highs monday will warm up into the mid to upper 50s, expect some low 60s in the interior valleys. our next storm will arrive tuesday with widespread light-moderate rain. breezy winds are expected tuesday night into wednesday. rain totals of 0.50" to 1.00" will be common in most urban areas, with
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1.00" to 1.50" in the north bay valleys. in the hills and coastal ranges, rain totals of 1.00" to 2.00" appear likely. temperatures through the week will not fluctuate much, highs in the 50s to near 60 and overnight lows in the 40s to 50s. overnight lows will then cool late in the week into the 30s when the weather dries out. scattered showers look likely late in the week and into next weekend.
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(justine) today the space-x crew dragon capsule docked with the international space station to drop off about 400 pounds of supplies. crew dragon will fly back home in five days. it's a new beginning for american space exploration. that capsule -- unmanned for this flight -- is carrying a dummy named ripley. it's the company's first spacecraft designed to carry astronauts into orbit. the rocket could end the united states' decade-long reliance on russia for human spaceflight. so far the 2019 sports landscape has given us more questions than answers...where will the raiders play this season? can the warriors win their third straight nba title? and where will bryce harper sign?
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for that last one at least, we finally have a definitive answer...bryce harper is a philadelphia philly... and therefore, we can focus on the rest of the baseball storylines... like how the giants and the a's are faring down in arizona for spring training...we've got correspondents from our sister stations covering all the action for us so we can bring it straight to you...in just a few moments time...on an all- new sports night live. all the latest on the oakland athletics and san francisco giants coming your way...that plus much more. we'll talk warriors, we'll talk sharks, and we'll show you our sit down conversations from this week at the kron studios, with some pro football hall of famers. all right around the corner on sports night live, so stick around after the news. (jrs) the last madea and how the last
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(jrs) (jrs) the last madea and how to train your dragon go head to head in the box office this weekend. we take a look at who came out on top.
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even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic.
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especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. that leave therea lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations. these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. (jrs) variety reports
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actor johnny depp has filed a 50-million-dollar defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife, amber heard. it's over her december washington post op-ed piece. the piece detailed her alleged domestic violence experiences. she did not specifically name depp in it. the couple got married in 2015 -- but heard filed for divorce the following year -- claiming depp got violent with her. the lawsuit denies depp was ever abusive to her - - and called her allegations part of a hoax to create publicity. heard's attorney said the lawsuit is depp's latest attempt to silence heard and they will defeat it. (justine) at the weekend office, tyler perry's last animated series. who won? here's david daniel with the top five. the first weekend after it won the oscar for best picture, "green book" made four-point- seven million dollars, rising to fifth place. "the lego
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movie two: the second part" dropped a spot to number four, collecting six-point-six million. "alita: battle angel" fell from second to third on ticket sales of seven-million dollars."baby, why he smiling? you put the smile on his face?" "he seemed like he was a happy man.""a madea family funeral" debuted in second place with 27-million dollars -- better than expected, but not quite enough to dethrone the champ. "shh..." (nat-dragon)"uh oh." "how to train your dragon: the hidden world" is still hot! the animated threequel made 30-million dollars, for first place and a 10-day domestic total of 98-million. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (justine)(justine) the weekend's other new wide release, the thriller "greta," opened in eighth place with four-point-six million dollars, a bit lower than expected. ♪
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