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family or my life be put to death?"((ashley)) the governor's order does not allow for the convictions to be changed or for the inmates to be released. state lawmakers this year are considering a bill that would place the removal of the death penalty back on the ballot again for voters to decide. tag. (terisa)beto o'rourke is running for president of the united states.the former el paso congressman will make an congressman paso the former el decide. tag. (terisa)beto o'rourke is running for president of the united states.the former el paso congressman will make an official announcement tomorrow morning, but he confirmed via text to ktsm, kron4's sister station, this afternoon that he is seeking the speculation o whether he would run for president has been discussed since his senate loss to ted cruz in november. an appearance nd the februaryel paso
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with president donald trump only added to the discussion. the field of democratic candidates already includes california senator kamala harris, elizabeth warren, bernie sanders, and others. former vice president joe biden is also expected to announce his intentions soon. (ken) a new united nations report is triggering alarms over the fate of the environment and society as a whole. the 700-plus page report released today warns that the global environment is degrading at a pace that could endanger not just human health, but what it calls the "ecological foundations of society." the authors say we need to drastically cut carbon emissions, improve water management and reduce pollution - on a global scale. if not - researchers say there could be millions of premature deaths caused by air pollution in parts of the world by the middle of this century.....as well as the continuation of what it calls a major species extinction event that could threaten global food and resource supplies. but not all hope is lost. the authors stress that we have the
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science, technology and money to protect the environment. (tes)let's get a check of the weather around the bay area.... time now for the 4zone forecast... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was a beautiful spring-like day for the bay area. there was plenty of sunshine and highs were mainly in the 60s. doppler radar is quiet for now and the winds have calmed down. it will be a clear and starry night with chilly temperatures in the 30s and 40s. on the satellite you can see high pressure sitting over california. it's going to stick around through the weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s with sunshine and high clouds. this weekend will be even warmer with highs in the 60s and 70s.
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(terisa) lots to talk about in the sports world tonight...(ken) mark carpenter joins us in the studio. a new day has a new day has dawned in bay
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area sports...the first day of the antonio brown era in oakland. it's one of the flashiest signings of the n-f-l offseason, and today it became official...the wide receiver has joined the silver and black. brown arrived at oakland headquarters yesterday...one of his first stops was at quarterback derek carr's house...and we've learned they've already found some time to throw the ball around together. brown put up more than 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last 6 seasons...and led the league in touchdown catches last year...he looks to replicate that success with the raiders...after acquiring the all-pro in exchange for third and fifth round draft picks...oakland is putting 3- years and more than $50 million into the hope that brown will remain prolific. today, brown addressed the media for the first time as a raider. "i bring accountability. i bring actions. so what i say, what i do. how i approach things. holding the guys accountable in the receiving room. developing a pot. challenging guys if they drop a ball.we gonna have a pot, just super accountable."
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jon gruden and jon gruden and co are betting that brown will attract some double teams so they're making sure they've got the rest of the field covered as well...the raiders bolstered their receiving corps even further today with the news they're set to sign ty-rell williams...he comes to the bay after four years with the chargers...best season for williams was 2016, when he caught 7 touchdown passes and put up over 1,000 yards... the 49ers have been busy as well...the newest member of the red and gold will be running back tevin coleman. coleman's no stranger to a kyle shanahan-led offense...he played for the falcons when shanahan was offensive coordinator in atlanta...the deal reported to be two years and ten million...adding coleman to a backfield that includes matt breida, who was sidelined several times last season with injuries...and jerrick mckinnon, who missed the entire season with a torn acl. how bout a guy who hasn't made his n-f-l debut just yet...but has attracted about as much buzz as a draft prospect
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can...oklahoma quarterback kyler murray suited up for his pro day today...murray didn't run any drills at last month's n-f-l combine in indy...so this was a big one for the n-f-l scouts who wanted to see him throw...and the projected first round draft pick didn't disappoint...completing 61 of 67 passes...we'll see if the teams think that's good enough to make him the number one overall pick. men's pac-12 tournament time... cal facing colorado in the first round... wyking jones and the 12th-seeded bears hoping for the upset a little more than a minute left... matt bradley... hits the 3-pointer to bring cal within three points... 54-51 5 seconds left... bradley can tie the game with a three.... but it's no good... the season ends for the bears... 56-51... they finish 8-and-23 luckily we've still got the warriors to get our bay area basketball fix.
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(ken)facebook and instagram... experiencing major issues today.details after the break. if you're watching us on the 'kron on' app - our news coverage continues during the commercial break. visit kron-on- dot-tv to subscribe."
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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. especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. (terisa)facebook.. and all of
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their products... including instagram...suffering their most severe outage in history..
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users have reported having trouble accessing and logging into the social media networks. people then headed to another popular social media network, twitter, using the hashtag - #facebookdown.the apparent outage quickly became one of the top trending topics.a facebook spokesperson said that the company is aware and is working to resolve the issue. the cause has not yet been made public. (ken)up next... it's a new way to pay... and it's supposed to not only be faster... but also more secure.
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(ken) a british bank will be the latest to test out biometric technology áoná a payment card. the tech is already being tested in markets worldwide -- including in some u-s banks. reporter meredith wood explains how the technology works. from facial recognition software at airports and on phones... to voice recognition on smart home devices (nats - hey google, remind me to clean these sheets later. ok, i'll remind you.)--biometrics have become part of a consumer's everyday life.as far as payment options go, biometric technology is used for services like apple pay and android pay.and now, visa and mastercard are adding biometric sensors directly to credit and debit cards.a natural progression, making smooth transactions accessible to people without smartphones -- and increasing security for payment cards.these prototype cards feature embedded fingerprint sensors that capture and match the cardholder's print to a digital image stored on the card -- no need for a signature or pin.if a fingerprint can't be verified, the cardholder still has the option to insert or swipe the card, and then authenticate with a signature or pin.the
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fingerprint image is encrypted and stored on the card's chip, not with the merchant -- so if the business gets hacked, fingerprint images cannot be reverse-engineered by hackers. and while security and ease-of-use are touted by credit card companies -- getting the cards set up is cumbersome.unlike digital wallets stored on smartphones, customers using biometric cards must get their fingerprints registered áat a bank or a physical kiosk.for consumer watch, i'm meredith wood. (ken) (ken) (ken) in tonight's 4 your health -- the f-d-a wants to keep e-cigarettes away from teens. the agency revealed new recommendations for e-cig retailers today. the recommendations would restrict the sale of flavored tobacco
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products to minors... and require f-d-a approval for such products by 20-21. if finalized, the recommendations would replace a policy proposed two years ago. san francisco has already banned flavored e- cigarettes... as well as menthol cigarettes. (terisa) 1 in 8 people in the united states... struggle to states... struggle to states... in the united 1 in 8 people (terisa) 1 in 8 people in the united states... struggle to put food on their plates. in today's celebration of women's history...we meet a woman who is on a mission to lower that number.. one garden at a time. here's laura smith with the story. ((nat sound)) "how long have you been helping out in the garden for?"age is just a number..((sot: katie stagliano, founder, katie's krops)) "there is not hing that you can't do."((nat pop)) "alright give me a high five." katie stagliano.. proving that.. it's never too early to achieve your dream.((sot))"i started all of this when i was 9 years old."her dream is to reduce food insecurity in the
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united states..it's a real and big problem. 40 million people live in a household that's food insecure.. including more than 12 million children.((nat pop))"that's parsely."so back in 2008.. as a 3rd grader.. katie got to work in the garden.. ((sot: katie stagliano/founder, katie's krops))"i brought my seedling home. i planted it in my back yard and it just kept growing and growing."and before she knew it.. the cabbage checked in at a whopping 40 pounds. ((sot: katie stagliano/foun der, katie's krops)) "i was just blown away. i didn't even know cabbages could even grow to be that big and i was just like this is far too much food for my family and i to eat."it was at that moment.. that katie knew exactly what she wanted to do with the cabbage.. ((sot: katie stagliano/founder, katie's krops)) "i decided i wanted to donate my cabbage to a soup kitchen and help families who didn't have enough to eat." that 40 pound cabbage.. fed 275 people. ((sot: katie stagliano/founder, katie's krops)) "and that's when i got the idea that would change my life forever."her dream.. planted.. and from that.. her non-profit... katie's krops.. was born. ((sot: katie stagliano/founder, katie's krops)) "imagine how many people an entire garden could feed and that was the start of katie's krops .. it all kind of snowballed from there." snowballed into a non-profit.. that now has 100 gardens growing in 31 states across the country. ((sot: katie stagliano/founder, katie's
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krops)) "and all of these gardens are run by youth between the ages of 9 and 16 at schools, in their backyard, community centers, churches, libraries."((nat pop))"what if we didn't have bees? then we would have no honey. we would have no food."((sot: cheron bryant, tehekatie's krops grower for about four years now"students at oak christian school are getting their hands dirty.. and giving back.. ((nat pop))"do you see anything?"((sot: cheron bryant))"in 2018 alone we grew over 500 pounds of fresh produce that we donated." teacher.. cheron bryant.. runs i'm laura smith. south carolina i'm laura smith.
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(ken) coming up... the superbloom is in full effect in southern california... we'll take you there... if you're watching us on the 'kron on' app - our news coverage continues during the commercial break. visit
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kron-on- dot-tv to subscribe." ♪ [baby crib musical mobile] millions are still exposed to the dangers of secondhand smoke. and some of them can't do anything about it. but you can.
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protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. ♪ ♪ with the chase mobile app, jason wu could pay practically anyone, at any bank, all while putting on a runway show for new york fashion week. ♪ ♪ he could. or, he could make it even easier - and set up recurring payments to his neighbor. for cat sitting. (meow) whoa. you've groomed her, too. (cell phone vibrating) and now she's ready for the catwalk.
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life, lived jason's way. chase. make more of what's yours. the long, wet winter is coming to a dramatic and colorful close in parts of california. wildflowers are in bloom up and down the state. (ken) one of the most spectacular blooms in the country is taking place in the desert of san diego county. ==========(pkg) :00 borrego springs/san diego county the vast desert surronding borrego springs in san diego county is a lot greener than usual. but even from this vantage high
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above the ground... it's impossible to see the explosion of color down below. for that... you have to get face to face... inches away from one of the best spring time performances in all of nature.:21 brad tidwell/borrego springs visitors' bueauwe've had people come from as far away as canada in from the east coast. 221 this is why they come. anza-borrego desert state park is the largest park of its kind in the country. more than 600-thousand acres that's turned from beige and brown... to vivid orange, white and purple... with flowers bearing names like sand verbena, desert sunflower and jimson weed. every year is different. too hot or cold... too wet or dry... even too windy... can limit the bloom. this year... well, it's one of the best.:58 john watson/lake osgo come down and hit because every arbut this year it's just incredible. special? oh, yeah. it's special. we're coming back in another ten days.
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there's still some coming on. 55 super blooms are rare, even though there was one in 2017. but a double bloom? 27 they didn't think about a two bloom season but that's what it's going to be. is that unusual? yes, very unusual. usually everything starts and everything happens at one time and then it's over. 44 kids and adults all clamoring across the desert... still cool enough for a light jacket... just to take pictures and mingle in the middle of fields that look like they were splashed with paint. there's more to see. a drive around borrego takes you by the galleta meadows and the fascinating metal sculptures of ricardo breceda. a towering serpent breaks the desert sand... and a giant scorpion faces off against a mammoth grasshopper. borrego springs benefactor dennis avery left dozens of metal creatures scatttered across the desert. the town of 35-hundred doubles in the winter with snow birds fleeing cold weather. and when these flowers bloom... even more visitors arrive.200 this
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lasts for several weeks and the restaurants, they're full all the time there's no telling how long the bloom lasts. when it starts to get hot... the flowers wilt and die. they're here now... so if you can get away... now's the time to do it. one final check of the weather now... chief meteorlogist lawrence karnow lawrence karnow: it was a beautiful spring-like day fothe winds have calmed down. starry night wies in the 30s and 40s. on the satellite you can see high pressure sitting over california. it's going to stick around through the weekend. highs tomorrow will be in the 60s with sunshine
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and high clouds. this weekend will be even warmer with highs in the 60s and 70s. (terisa) if you're watching us on the new kron on app - a full hour of local sports coverage is coming up next on 'bay area sports night'. kron on is the bay area's only commercial-free 24-hour streaming news service. (ken) it's available for i- phones, i-pads, apple t-v, android devices and it's on amazon fire . you can try it free -- just visit kron-on- dot-tv .. to sign up. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. (terisa) we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station. next on station.local news bay area's 8.... on your you tonight at we'll see (terisa)at 6.up kron4 news that wraps sign up.dot-tv .. to visit kron-on- it free -- just you can try .on amazon fire devices and it's android apple t-v, phones, i-pads, available for i- it's (ken) news service.streaming free 24-hour commercial-only the bay area's kron on is sports night'.on 'bay area coming up next coverage is local sports full hour of kron on app - a on the new watching us if you're (terisa) 60s and 70s.highs in the warmer with highs in the 60s and 70s.
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60s and 70s. highs in the warmer with be even weekend will be even warmer with highs in the 60s and 70s. (terisa) if you're (terisa)
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60s and 70s. (terisa) if you're watching us on the new kron on app - a full hour of local sports coverage is coming up next on 'bay area sports night'. kron on is the bay area's only commercial-free 24-hour streaming news service. (ken) it's available for i- phones, i-pads, apple t-v, android devices and it's on amazon fire . you can try it free -- just visit kron-on- dot-tv .. to sign up. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. (terisa) we'll se
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