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a ban has been taken to court and upheld in the supreme court lawsuit but the new policy if approved gets rid of the ban from the national organization rules. however, it would allow local organizations to decide whether to allow gay scouts. the girl scouts of america has a full nondiscrimination policy already if place. >> the coast guard says a woman was swept tout sea by a large wave and drowned. the 32-year-old was on a beach with her boyfriend and dog yesterday and swept away. ed boas was found 45 minute laters. sneaker waves, that simply roar ashore have claimed the lives of three others in northern
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california beaches the last couple of months. >> a judge will decide which hospital 8 house the suspect in the deadly shooting massacre in oakland. the 44-year-old juan go is accused murdering seven but he has been declared mentally incompetent and suggestion spended legal proceedings the he was a student at school and now is held in the county jail. >> right now, closing arguments underway in the trial of a san francisco crime laboratory technician accused of distributing cocaine. she is in federal court for a retrial this morning. three months ago a judge declared a pass trial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. she reportedly admitted to take small amounts of cocaine from samples at the crime laboratory in 2009. as a result, the district attorney was forced to dismiss hundreds of drug-related cases. >> right now, the mayor lee is
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delivering the state of san francisco address as he exercise the third year in office, he is particularly proud of the city's revived manufacturing sector. he is an excerpt from the webcast streaming right now. >> local manufacturing jobs increase 12.5 percent in 2012, outpacing job growth of other sectors after literally decades of decline. we are putting people back to work in 435 companies headquartered and that manufacture their products in our city today. >> lee acknowledged that san francisco's sports landscape with the 49ers in the super bowl and, of course, the giants winning the world series. >> major sponsor of san francisco breakers race dropped out leaving less than 4 months for another financial backer. it is reported that the online company that sells customized
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t-shirts withdrew after failing to reach terms with the organizers. they have been a sponsor for to years. the general manager says the 102nd running will go on as scheduled may 19. >> the 49ers are working out, the first practice since arriving in new orleans for the super bowl. some of the fans are also hard at work supporting the team. and katie marzullo has all of the excitement from the pick easy. >> we are on canal place the place to be. the team hotel is here. we were here as the buses pulled up to pick up the members. they showed up nice and early, police went through them with a k-9 unit, a security sweep before the players and the coaches started coming down and getting on the bus. the quaterback kaepernick, the 50 on the bus. lots of curious getting up to the barricades asking what was
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going on and, also, fans, football fans, and, yes, one 49er fan, here all the way from san francisco. >> i am just a big fan, it is the first time i have been to a super bowl in so long and it is exciting. >> how do you feel? >> probably most excited i have ever been in my life. >> you can see the extensive police escort taking the team buses to the practice facility. the team is practices this morning but the media not allowed inside to get any video of that but they will hold a news conference later today. >> abc7 has an entire team at the super bowl and katie marzullo will continue her live reports each morning this week, with sports director larry beale and abc7 news report irwayne freidman and mike shumann a former 49er with his very own super bowl ring is flying out,
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as well, bringing you the best coverage all week long and we will tweet all of our behind-the-scenes update as abc7 news bay area. >> shifting gears, still ahead, serious repercussions node a deadly nightclub fire in brazil and two performers on stage that night are under arrest. >> the big announcement on immigration. the potentially historic deal that will be announced on that will be announced on capitol of walking
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>> in southern brazil three people are under arrest in a deadly nightclub fire that killed 231 people many under the age of 20. authorities say the fire started after band members used fireworks that ignited insulation in the ceiling. >> desperate hundreds died trying to outrun a fast-moving fire at a nightclub. today, the nation mourns their death the loved ones have the task of identifying their bodies. radio reporter was at a local gym where the bodies were taken. >> it is like a war zone here. we have 232 bodies, side-by-side, so the families go one by one to look at the bodies. >> at aftermath a fire, close
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2,000 people, mostly college students were trapped when the band lit fireworks. (inaudible). >> panicked people traveled over each other trying to get out. guards briefly prevented them from leaving with hundreds trapped, young men who escaped cut hopes in the walls to help others close to 130 people were injured. >> now as dozens of family members gather to mourn and barry their dead, dozens more are looking for loved ones, hoping their children are not among the bodies lined up at the local gym waiting to be identified. >> police have arrested two musicians and one of the nightclub owners and they are seeking a 4th person.
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president obama continues the push if tougher gun laws. the president is meeting with police chiefs and sheriffs who saw the worst mass shootings in 2012. recently in newtown, connecticut, where 20 children and six adults were killed at sandy hook elementary school. the president says that he and the vice president are gathering with top law enforcement officials from major cities to hear their views and ideas on how to curb gun violence. >> president obama will travel to las vegas to unveil the plan for immigration reform. today, a bipartisan group of senators will lay out their version. the plan to be announced in half an hour including a path to citizenship if millions of illegal immigrants already in the country covering board security and guest workers. the new plan could face a big hurdle in the house which is dominated by conservative republicans who have shown little interest in easing immigration laws. >> now in san francisco, u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor is getting ready to address a big crowd.
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she will be at van ness today to discuss her new best-selling memoir. the book recounts her life from a bronx housing project to the federal bench, sotomayor made history becoming the first hispanic and third woman appointed to the my court. premium seats for the event which include a copy of her book, starts at $70. >> great event. a great day, today, too, for it. >> probably as cold as it will be all week. this is. ryville -- this is from emeryville. this is ahead of a warming rind and we could see 70 in a few hours by the weekend. >> the extra charge you could see from now on, if you decide to pay with plastic. >> why television veteran barbara walters, is in the
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>> cupertino, concord, wine country, and all the bay area this is abc7 news.
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>> using your visa or mastercard could now be more expensive because scores can charge you more for using a credit card, town 4 percent more. merchandise have paid the fees but a court ruling says they can pass it on to you, the consumer. in california, though, that is not the case. we are among the ten states that already have barred retailers from charging the fee. >> barbara walters has been moved from washington, to a hospital in new york after it was discovered she is suffering from chicken pox. co-host of "the view" has been in the hospital since she hit her head on a fall january 19 and mass not been released because of a running fever. chicken pox is usually contracted in childhood and her diagnosis was announce on "the view" seen weekdays right here on abc7 at 10:00. >> when you get it, it is a
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bear. >> i had it when i was 21, but i i didn't get it enough when i was younger. >> don't get sicks, folks us is nice. >> good morning, everyone, you can see how blue the skies from southeast back toward san francisco -- rather, berkeley and oakland. no more "spare the air" with a clean air mass from alaska. as far as radar runs, live doppler 7 hd shows clouds with no radar returns and the air is more dry than last week which is why it is cooler. you can see the clouds coming counsel -- coming down from the north. we could have one more night like this which was nearly frosty and 33 at the airport. frosty inland valleys of the
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east bay although the reporting stations are 35 and the same up north, we had 38 at fremont, and 36 in san jose and the cooler spots closer to the bay and friction this morning in san francisco. now, what will happen for your lunch time, a low-to-mid 50's with the sunshine. not bad, down around monterey bay and temperatures in the low 50's. cool breezes today from the north and the fastest is over the ocean and we will see just a stray shower. now, tomorrow morning, chilly, but by tomorrow afternoon, we could be near 70 on friday and significant, and, now, all the way through the february forecast, there is no real strong storm in the offing the next two weeks, but deeper in february, possibly, the climate prediction center is say near normal and we are nearly ready to loose our surplus for the rain year. today, a few clouds, with a lot
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of sunshine and 55 in livermore, and 59 in oakland and monterey bay mid-to-upper 50's and inland mid-to-upper 50's. around the state, it is quiet, a few snow showers in tahoe, yosemite at 39, and low 60's around palm springs. this evening, 30's inland and a few 30's around fremont and palo alto, and low-to-mid 40's for oakland and half moon bay. high pressure to our west, clock rise flow, on the front side of this, we have cold air coming down at us, so today and tomorrow we will be the coolest and the high shifts to the east and we are on the back side, and it is a slow warming trend and by thursday we are in the low-to-mid 60's and by friday we have high cloud and sunshine and mid-they upper 60's and saturday is the same, and although you will not be outside sunday because the game is five hours long, if you were, it would be
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low-to-mid 60's so if you traveling back-and-forth wherever you will watch, it will be nice. >> thank you, mike. still ahead a look at who came out on top last night at the screen actors guild award.
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>> breaking news from san francisco. right now crews are on the scene of a fire in china town. we were overhead moments ago. it is burning as an market building between pow women and stockton. this are reports of one person with minor injuries. >> coming up at 3:00 on "katie" what is a cat phish and can you be a target? and new information in the fight
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against breast cancer. which treatment has a better survival rate if you are diagnosed early? on abc7 at 5:00, how much information twitter gives the government about your tweets. that is later today at 4:00 and 5:00. >> the c.i.a. thriller "argo "was the big winner last night at the screen actors guild award and jennifer lawrence won, as well. >> now, i have a naked statue that means some of you even voted for me, and that is an undescribable feeling. thank you. >> tommy lee won best supporting actor and daniel day-lewis took the top owner both for "lincoln ." >> it occurred to me that it was an actor that murdered "lincoln" and somehow it is only fitting
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that every now and then an actor tries to bring him back to life again. >> abc "modern family" won best comedy and anne hathaway best supporting actress for les miserables and that means the academy award are only a month
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