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in san francisco. cooler weather, cleaner air, and a slight chance for heightened fare -- heightened fire danger coming up.
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>> afghanistan, for the taliban has now entered kabul, where thousands of troops are trying to evacuate the remaining u.s. studio -- u.s. citizens. joe says they afghanistan. the pentagon has sent 6000 troops to help them escape and this is new video of people chasing down an airplane desperate to leave the country. take a look at those images. the world watched in horror as the taliban took over the palace in kabul. despite the training and decades of help from the u.s. government, it took the taliban a little less than a week to seize control of the country. jake sullivan defended the president's decision to withdrawal from afghanistan.
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>> we went there for one reason, to get the people who attacked us on 911. a decade ago we got osama bin laden. we degraded al qaeda. we stopped terrorist attacks for 20 years. what the president was not prepared to do was enter a third decade of conflict flowing in with thousands of more troops, his only other choice, to fight in the middle of a civil war that the afghan army wouldn't fight for itself. jobina: you can watch more of that interview coming up live at 70 fox. tens of thousands of afghans have applied for u.s. visas or refugee status. kumasi: thank you. the events in afghanistan are having a profound impact on the people living in the bay area. it is estimated 60,000 afgh amerwe met with one of them, and
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afghan american writer and educator who still has family in afghanistan. she was able to get in touch with them on sunday but fears or the safety of her cousins and her on. >> she didn't know -- her aunt. she didn't know -- >> she didn't know what was going to happen to her and her children. >> congressman's wall well represents the 15th district in california, the heart of the local afghan community, saying this is the time to focus on what to do next, which is why his office is hosting a special immigrant visa event today and tomorrow at the castro valley office on redwood road and it is set to take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow. he says there will be officials there to help process existing visa applications for afghans and their families. >> now to the developing news on the coronavirus pandemic. the delta variant pushing
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hospitals to the brink right now. the u.s. recording over 140,000 new cases friday and saturday, the highest case total in quite some time that we have seen. the south is being hit particularly hard right now, eight states with the highest case rates are in the region in those are the areas with the lowest vaccination rates. >> even if everyone got vaccinated today, the surge would go on as it is right now. >> days after the cdc recommended booster shots, health officials are evaluating making them eligible to people and other vulnerable populations. kumasi: for the first time in 17 months, san francisco unified students are headed back to the classroom for time in person learning. we are focusing on back-to-school as a part of our
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effort to build a better bay area. we have more on what students, teachers, and parents can expect. amy? amy: everyone will be going back to school today. not just the kids. the mayor will be out. the superintendent, a state senator. it's a big moment to commemorate . this is the first time that all san francisco schoolchildren will be back for in person learning since march of 2020. the district is requiring that all faculty be vaccinated by next month or if they aren't, employees must test negative for covid every week. the health department has signed off on this, saying it is safe for children to return to san francisco classrooms. we talked to some students about how they are feeling about going back to school. lacks i am very excited to see my friends again. >> i'm kind of nervous but happy at the same time. >> i feel nervous for the fact
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that it might be a little risky, with the delta variant out there, but i'm also excited to see my friends and get back to school. >>dmusn soat we ul seeafety mks and administrators say they need parents to do their part, two, keeping their kids home if they have any symptoms of covid. school officials say they are ready to welcome back 50,000 kids into the district today after more than a year of isolation at home and everyone hoping to make this a special day. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield. >> a big day for sure, thank you. they are also getting ready to go back to school in the east bay, low income students who attend uc berkeley and have children came with backpacks stuffed with supplies, food, drinks, and masks, donated to
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the pantry. kumasi: it has been restricted e th cars will be allowed on, restricted. we were therefore a protest yesterday, a protest aimed at keeping it off limits to vehicles. others do want it reopened because of the traffic being diverted to other streets. >> our city has a lot of streets that can go north-south to get people from there to the other side and no streets reserved for walkers. >> parking has become a real issue. it has affected so many quality-of-life issues here. kumasi: people in favor of reopening the great highway have an online petition going right now with about 12,000 signatures
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so far. >> pg&e says they may be forced to cut the power to where the dixie fire is, there's a concern that the weather is going to take another turn. they have identified wednesday as a potential time for a public safety power shut off. yes, here we goted counties aree north right now. locally we are talking about sonoma, napa, solano county's. back to mike now, he's tracking it all for us. mike: the wind flow tomorrow evening is pretty much on shore and that's good as we had through the overnight, watching advisories, watches, war
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warnings out right now and the flow continues into the mountains through wednesday as the lower elevations it on shore for us and we have white the wind depending on the elevation you are at. it is a heightened fire danger. heading out right now, partly cloudy conditions and as we had throughout the day, tomorrow, and wednesday, tree pollen is back with a high uv index. increasing clouds heading to the morning, 59 to 63 degrees and through noon the crowds will trent -- clouds will transition at the coast, mid 60's through 7:00 and mid to upper 70's from noon to 4:00. in the bay, notice a ramp up in temperatures. 93 at 4:00. 81 at 7:00.
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this is the last day we will take a look at cleaner air and temperas,omg upbi i've got a ce following right now in pittsburgh, confirmed major injuries, but thankfully no slowdown on eastbound four on railroad avenue with a wind advisory for the ultima pass, bringing you more here in emeryville with headlights traveling westbound at the limit in the area. the same thing goes in walnut creek on 680 and just in time for school, all kids can now ride muni for free. muni for youth expanded allowing all kids 18 and under ride for no-cost. employees have been instructed not to ask for proof of payment from any youth who appear to qualify, but kids over 16 are being encouraged to bring school id. julian: thank you.
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a tradition getting a lot of laughs, the big brother who surprised his little brother with something different and funny every day. kumasi: v all denny's pancakes are made to order with fresh buttermilk. but this month's spotlight stack is a patriot. fresh, sweet and full of freedom. new red, white & blue pancakes. this month's spotlight stack. see you at denny's.
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kumasi: a message of thanks this morning from a good samaritan who was shot in chinatown during an armed purse snatching. the man was shot in the armpit and the leg on august seventh on eighth and franklin and he tells abc 7 news that he's sore but in overall good spirits and has gratitude to everyone for the outpouring of support. the only authorized gofundme has raised $25,000. julian: a memorial church in san francisco, celebrating the life of the co-founder of the life foundation. her widower remembered his longtime partner. >> my god, what a destiny.
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acting up at times. letting it all hang out. so that seat -- she could say one day i didn't want to die like me. juan japanese immigrants and found her calling in the late 60's and was a writer. kumasi: a victory for environmental and community groups. the read airport in san jose, unleaded fuel, the announcement is expected later today. it will be introduced for general aviation aircraft in the change comes as a growing number of officials demanded a mosher because of unsafe levels of lead from planes and the airport is critical for smaller planes and emergency operations and the center era county board of
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supervisors are expected to vote on the issue tomorrow. julian: one older brother surprising a younger brother in a costume every day at the bus stop will shows us the hilarious tradition. >> almost every school day for the last two years, years, gotten off the school bus to scenes like this one. his older brother, waiting to greet him as a clown, a hula dancer, even gumby. >> he's in front of the whole bus. i was advair -- embarrassed at first that then i started to like it. >> rain or shine, he suits up to make his brother smile. >> it's our blessing to be able to spread the bond and let people know how special the bond is between a brother and a brother or a brother and a sister, how special it is an important to to his. >> the bond inspiring so many, even channing tatum sharing the
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video, writing that this is incredible, so my type of guy. the feedback at home is just as positive. x both of my parents say the same thing, it's just noah and max and they are all for it. >> a bond between two brothers, even when one is a sister. >> are you able to prank him back at all? >> i haven't thought about that, but i probably will now that you've set it. >> that's not on me, that's not on me. >> know i had to adjust his usual technique, waking him up in costume of course. >> started off as a goofy thing, but to put that smile in people's faces is the just, i guess. >> so many on social media asking where he gets the costumes and he said that they were all given as donations since he went viral and that the whole thing has motivated him big time.
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kumasi: you know that was my question. those outfits kept getting more and more creative. julian: right, the dedication of it all in the love behind it. that was neat, that was special. so many going to school today. that forecast is coming up as we get closer to when the kids will be waking up. walden creek is pretty clear this morning, haziness out there with air quality that's ok. hazy sunshine dominating as the clouds roll back to the coast and it will be the last hot in land afternoon with a few more clouds the next couple of mornings as the marine layer keeps us comfortable. steady summer patterns that will continue through the weekend, so several days of steady weather, except for that tuesday into wednesday. high pressure is over top of us once again bringing us hot temperatures in land. the low is taking us over
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tomorrow and returning us to where we should be and bringing us cleaner air. 85 at san jose, 96 in morgan hill. 73 to 79 for most of the peninsula. 68 to 72 for downtown and south san francisco. going to the mets game, 61 with increasing clouds and breezes. through the north bay we have got 87 to 92 degrees but from calistoga nor board will flirt with the 100s and in the east bay it's the mid to upper 70's. we will crack 80 at castro valley, fremont, 92 to 100 degrees in land. tonight you can see the cloud cover spreading into the north bay and there are temperatures in the upper 50's to mid 60's. a little milder this morning by a couple of degrees. seven day forecast tomorrow,
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mainly 80's in land and the 90's will be the exception, the hotspots in land. expect the 60's, 70's, 80's through sunday and we will keep an eye on the wind tuesday night through wednesday. nothing to worry about right now. kumasi: thank you, mike. a young woman from danville left speechless as she was crowned miss wheelchair america. >> isla communications major. i am supposed to be able to get this going. wow. wow. thank you so much. kumasi: christine won the virtual competition tuesday night, she was born with spina bifida and will serve the next year serving as a spokesperson for americans with disabilities. she's putting disability back in diversity. congratulations. coming up, seven things you need to know this morning. kumasi: -- julian: the escape
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from alcatraz run his back. kumasi: and it's a nationwide issue, the search to fill vacant school bus driver drives. julian: taking a live look i'm greg, i'm 68 years old. i do motivational speaking in addition to the substitute teaching. i honestly feel that that's my calling-- to give back to younger people. i think most adults will start realizing that they don't recall things as quickly as they used to or they don't remember things as vividly as they once did.
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kumasi: afghanistan to help american citizens evacuate the country. this is video of people trying to get on a plane in kabul. the taliban took control yesterday as the afghan president fled the palace. julian: searching for survivors in haiti, tropical depression grace is expected to hit the country tonight, bringing possible flooding and mudslides. kumasi: back to school in san francisco and kids say they are ready to go with ventilators in the classroom, sanitizers, and
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reminders to follow the safety and. unified has had -- hasn't had all students in school since march of 2020. julian: pg&e may have to do another power shut off in sonoma, napa, and solano county's. mike: there is an offshore wind event in the next hour but let's start off with a hottest day of the week and then we get more comfortable. we are anywhere from average in redwood city to warmer than average in napa. jobina: number six, we have a crash right now in pittsburgh and according to the chp it involves major injuries. it does not look like we are seeing a slowdown right now. kumasi: the san francisco great highway is reopening to cars today. going forward weekends and holidays will be the only times that vehicles are restricted. julian: today any gma first look
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as kids head back to class, school districts across the country are struggling to hire bus drivers. here's geo bonita as. >> a school bus driver shortage. >> it's a perfect storm of everything that's going on. >> as children had back to school, it's fast becoming a nationwide issue. pennsylvania to florida and colorado, local officials are in a search to fill open slots. >> a lot of these districts that ended up not keeping their bus drivers on the payroll are having problems. >> savanna was short by 110 drivers to start the year, pittsburgh delaying the start by two weeks because they don't have enough drivers. those aren't the only areas struggling with a shortage. coming up we will tell you the dramatic steps other cities and towns are taking to deal with
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this massive back-to-school headache. with your first look, i'm geo bonita as. julian: twitter is back -- kumasi: twitter is backtracking on new design changes. some say that they were getting headaches and eyestrain because of the higher visual contrast in the colors of the buttons in the font. twitter says they listened to the feedback. julian: maybe we need to spend less time on twitter if it gives us migraines. the escape from alcatraz triathlon makes a roaring comeback. it is normally held in june but was canceled last year due to the pandemic and delayed this year. ben knute from phoenix was the men's winner and congratulations to them all. something old you may have lying around the home could be the next big collectible. kumasi: and a tropical storm
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. julian: a growing crisis in afghanistan as the taliban takes control. the political fallout surrounding the decision to with raw troops from the war-torn country. kumasi: and a new t a new t a nw the weekend with a search for survivors and a big storm moves in. kumasi: hospitals -- julian: hospitals pushed to the brink as covid cases sweep the south. kumasi: san francisco schools welcoming kids back in person learning for the first time in a year and a half.
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julian: it's a lot to talk about for this back-to-school monday, you are watching abc seven mornings on abc seven, hulu, and wherever you stream. kumasi: yeah, let's start with mike for the back-to-school forecast. mike: you guys are looking sharp. cloudy in san francisco with missed out there, partly cloudy in the mid 60's and in the afternoon, breezy on this specific forecast, closer to when the kids get up. it's kind of cloudy out there and we have a small raft advisory with the wind picking up this afternoon and the cloud cover is not aching it to all neighborhoods, but we will have increasing clouds. keep it in mind, it will still be hot in the afternoon before the wind kicks in. places like the in land neighborhoods, mid 90's to 100, fairfield, santa rosa san rafael
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, very nice. 85 in in in in in in i francisco. this is as hot as it gets this weekend we take a look at the seven day forecast, coming up. kumasi: nowsiin istan tanakes control of kabul and half of americans approved of the biden plan to withdrawal all u.s. troops from afghanistan by the end ofhe month and their opinion may have changed after the development from overseas. our abc news reporter alex crochet is in washington with the fallout. >> president biden is facing growing backlash over his decision on afghanistan with one congressman going so far to say that biden will have blood on his hands. growing pressure this morning on the biden administration as afghanistan walls into the hands of the taliban.
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>> it's an unmitigated disaster of epic proportions. >> michael mccaul devere -- delivengee >> this wille on hisblood on hi. x it's not just republicans slamming the decision. congressman gonzales writing on twitter that there is no way to hide it, the situation in afghanistan is another shame and withdrawal was never going to be easy, but it didn't need to come to this. >> what we are watching is when afghanistan when america withdrawals from the world. >> liz cheney saying that the taliban rapid takeover didn't have to happen and she puts the blame on both administrations. >> everybody, the rand paul mike pompeo joe biden view of the world here is a fundamentally dangerous and irresponsible one. >> sunday, members of the house and senate were debriefed on the
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unfolding situation. >> some members, outraged. kevin mccarthy calling it an embarrassment to the nation with president biden remaining firm, saying that he inherited the situation and made the choice not to pass it on to another administration. >> this morning they continue to defend their decision. >> we went there 20 years ago with one mission in mind. to deal with the people who attacked us on 9/11 and the mission has been successful. >> president biden is scheduled to be at camp -- camp david through wednesday and jane sullivan said that at the right point, biden would address the nation. julian: thank you, alex. a story that you will only see this morning, a bay area nonprofit aids pleading for help in evacuating their employees from kabul area they have been doing work in afghanistan for two decades.
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they replace landmines with crops like fruit trees to help the people thrive but the founder believes that her employees are at double risk of being targeted by the taliban because they work for a nonprofit funded by the u.s. government and run by a woman. the nonprofit leader sent a letter to the president pleading for help. >> please provide military aircraft to safely get my staff and their immediate emilys out of afghanistan right now. julian: in 2015 cheryl jennings traveled with her to afghanistan and she interviewed the president then, who set at the time that he was hopeful and today he has fled the country. we are featuring cheryl's exclusive reports from afghanistan on our website, including her interview with the president in the afghan women who risk their lives to work. those stories are on our homepage, abc 7 kumasi: turning out to another
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large international crisis, haiti hit by an earthquake and a prop -- now bracing for a tropical depression. jobina: the search for survivors continues after that quake on saturday. the epicenter was located 78 miles west of the capital of order prints. so far about 1300 people are reported dead and at least 700 buildings and 3000 homes have been destroyed. this morning matt gottman dug into the devastation. >> you are saying we may nev wea know how many people were killed? no becaus no becaus no still have people [inaudible] jobina: rescuers are sifting through the rubble for signs of life and trying to find as many survivors as they can before tropical storm grace hits
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tonight and it could bring up to eight inches of rain and lead to flooding. julian: thank you, a situation that we will be watching closely there. tropical storm fred gaining's strength as it heads towards the florida panhandle this morning. people in franklin county have been piling up sandbags in preparation for the storm and now we have a live look outside from pensacola this morning with half of a foot of rain possible in spots and a flash flooding storm surge possible during high tide. we want to check back in now with mike on the current conditions ahead of the arrival. mike:brkings up. we know that with these systems, in land flooding will be the biggest issue through the southeast as it is inundatedwitn through the spring and early summer seasons. flooding will be an issue there.
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grace is not impressive, the 40 mile-per-hour winds are not what we are worried about crossing over the dominican republic. it's the mudslides, the hindering and sloppy mess it will create with the cleanup because of the issues with the earthquake there. we will take a look at what is s going on with air quality coming up in just a second. kumasi: covid cases are s casese this out in this morning there him, mom was nine-year-old son is trapped there. -- nine-year-old son is sick. >> didn't know what to do. he wasn't responding to the oxygen and the medications they gave him. we were not thinking about the little ones because we were already vaccinated. but it's really dangerous for them because they are not able to get the vaccine.
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kumasi: coming up atatatatatatat will have more on the surge in hospitalizations among children and millennials. julian: happening today, it's back-to-school for teachers and staff. the bay area's largest school district will welcome students back for the first time since early last spring. amy hollyfield is live for us at the william cobb elementary in pacific heights, where the school bell will be ringing in just a few hours. good morning, amy. amy: good morning, 50,000 schoolchildren coming back to their classrooms for the first time since march of 2020 and it's quite a big day here in the city. the students are not required to be vaccinated against covid-19, but the school district announced that -- last week that teachers and staff do need to be vaccinated by september 7 or be prepared to take a covid test every week.
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students we spoke to said that being in the classroom will be so much better than zooming from home and that distance learning was pretty rough. >> like i said, staring at a computer screen and listening to the teacher speak is not the full definition of what i would call educating, so i think that going back to in persons lives better. >> online there's not that much stuff you can do. in school you get recess with a good class. >> administrators opened up thnh classroom to us on friday so that we could see the safety measures put in place. we saw windows that were open, air purifiers, hand sanitizer and masks. administrators say they need parents to do their part to keep their kids home if they have any symptoms of covid. a school in the bay plans to roll out the red carpet for the students as they arrive and they
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and the superintendent will be out greeting kids with other dignitaries as well and it will be another happy big day as this is a major milestone since the pandemic started. reporting live here in san francisco, amy holyfield. julian: thank you, amy. 27,000 students in west contra costa will be returning to in person learning today for the first time in a year and a half, including students at michelle obama elementary, they will be there for the first time since the school was rebuilt and named after the former first lady who had a virtual grand opening at the start of last school year, looking at those renderings there. all of this week will be focused on back to school as part of the efforts to build a better bay area. tonight we will be tuning into how local districts are tackling the issue of learning loss. mike: back-to-school -- kumasi:
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back-to-school costs, climbing. julian: old video games that may be worth millions someday, the change in the market for vintage fun. the first-aid check back with mike. mike: you mean i need to raid the playroom later? there might be some good stuff there? my son going why did i get rid of that. [laughter] air quality right now, clean and yellow, fine for all of us. you can see that there is a poor air quality for the most sensitive, so let's see how bad it is elsewhere. read from bishop all the way through lake tahoe towards reading and then it gets even, spreads even more as it heads to the east through oregon, idaho, montana, heading into places like north dakota and south dakota. taking a look at the near surface, it's hazy out there this morning in the north bay, parts of the east bay.
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throughout the morning and into the lunch hour that is where it will stay but then you see the sea breeze kicking in00 that isg at a much cleaner air all at he headed into the thing and overnight hours with a slight chance in the north bay headed towards tomorrow morning with hazy conditions redeveloping before the sea breeze kicks in once again in the afternoon and cleans everything out. 59 in san ramon right now. most of us in the 60 to 64 degree range. lafayette, a few clouds possible with layer is getting through the hills. this is where we will stay through 7:00 and cloud cover goes back to the coast through noon and opening up a little bit for sunshine as the breeze will be fastest here at first. san francisco to the 80's and 90's in land and if you are thinking about heading out this evening it's mid 60's to mid 80's, so pretty comfortable.
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more on that cooling trend, coming up. jobina: apdate now from the bark commuter alerts, recovering from equipment issues, this will be a 20 minute delay on the richmond lined in the millbrae direction. following a crash right now and san jose as we have slow traffic or the area. southbound 101 on the 87 connector, bringing you some live pictures here. a live look at the golden gate bridge here, no advisories have been issued and it is wrapping up quickly with a live look at the san mateo bridge as the tr i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen... to help you reach and stay undetectable.
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working with voters to make campaign appearances. the recall election is a month away on september 14. a man stabbed at an anti-vaccina rally in los angeles is out o this is the video of the fighting that broke out between demonstrators and counterprotesters in front of city hall on saturday. so far, no one has been arrested . elected officials condemned the violence in the city council president released a statement saying that not wearing a mask and being and i've asked is not patriotism, it's stupidity. we have to be able to have differences of opinion without resorting to violence. julian: new york comes the first city in the nation to require proof of covid 19 vaccines for most indoor events, an indoor dining, going to the gym or even a concert. of boards, not everyone happy
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about it as they gathered outside the de blasio mansion. there were quite a lot of people here, over half of all new yorkers have been fully vaccinated so far. the topic democrat in the senate urging for a crackdown on the sale of phony covid-19 vaccination cards. chuck schumer once customs and border protection, the fbi and health and human services to launch an education campaign that makes it clear that forging the cards could land people in federal prison and federal agents have already seized thousands of these fake vaccine cards this year. kumasi: students heading back to school, data shows that parents are spending more than ever before for supplies. we have an nation what's behind the climate costs -- the kleiman costs. >> a record amount being spent on school supplies, an average of $850 per household for grades
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-- grades k-12. a clinical marketing professor says that it's due to an unusual school year caused by the pandemic. >> staples like in office dep dp cvs, all those places have tended to have heavy sales on notebooks and various other things. i haven't seen those sales that much. >> data shows an 8% increase in spending on back-to-school clothing and scoop shoes. >> it was a normal trend for people to purchase tops, not so much on the bottoms. >> the average household is expected to pay $300 on electronics this year according to the national retail federation and when it comes to electronics, laptop beat out electronics and calculators. they say they have already spent $400 on school supplies this year for their young children in public school.
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>> whatever it takes for these public school systems to get what they need, we are happy, but man the number is astronomical. makes me think about families that might not have enough. >> according to their list, items like soap, facial tissue, sanitizer, all included on the list, saying that it costs five times what they usually pay. they say that it's mostly due to wanting to minimize germs spreading. >> the kids are too young to vaccinate. so yeah, i'm ok with them bringing their own supply. >> abc 7 7 7 7 >> kids and adults, save those video games, they could be worth a lot of money, apparently. you might remember the unopened copy of super mario 64 from 1996 selling at auction for $1.5 million. now videogame enthusiasts say that with digital sales becoming the norm, limited-edition
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physical games could be the next big collectibles. one gamer says 20 years from now they will have disposable income if they save their videogames. mike: that's the key, though, right? save? if they are like my kids they went to gamestop and traded them. kumasi: and didn't you play the games? julian: that's the other thing, who has unopened copies of their favorite videogame? get two copies, one to open and one to save. mike: no kids did that. if anybody did it, it was adults. the kids were like give me, rip it open and play it. julian: you know what christmas morning looks like, boxes flying everywhere. mike: exactly. if you have one, congratulations. hope you like the forecast. there's a lot of positives to
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look forward to once we get past the heat. look at that, already improved air quality this afternoon. wednesday, it's getting to be that season where we start to see more offshore wind. we don't reach critical conditions but it is something that we will be watching thr thr the weekend. this high pressure area brought us large summer spread with heat in the area for one more day and the low kicking it out to bring the temperatures back down everywhere to where they should be for this time of year, somewhere above average. on the peninsula you got 82 in redwood city. everybody else, 73 to 79 degrees . 68 to 72 for downtown and in south san francisco, the north they coast will be moderate.
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stenson veach and sausalito, 87 in petaluma. 90's to 100s, both of those are going to be at a premium and the rest of the forecast. 91 in tahoe, withahoe, withahoeh smoke hanging around. tonight, more clouds in the upper 60's to mid 60's -- to mid 50's. it's a dramatic drop on tuesday and we may warm up a little bit with the wind. thursday, friday, saturday, sunday, all pretty quiet. i like it julian: new at 6:00, a debut from mysterious artist, but the actual one might not approve. kumasi: drop, uber eats left one
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kumasi: uber eats has dropped former quarterback jake cutler form an ad campaign for his anti-mask views, and he wrote that it frees up his weekend. he used social media to voice displeasure and hinted at a possible run for school word in tennessee and uber says they prefer to partner with people who support getting vaccinated. naomi osaka is giving to earthquake relief efforts in haiti, pledging to donate to her next -- the funds from her next tournament. she says she feels like haiti
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really can't catch a break and that she knows her ancestors blood is strong. she is of japanese and haitian descent. julian: t-mobile investigating a data iolnglliocusts. they said they are says hackers accessed their servers to get social security numbers, names, addresses, even drivers license information. it's not clear when the breach might have happened. kumasi: america's economic muscle, now expected to outpace china for the first time in decades and economists say that's -- there is a clear reason why. julian: san francisco schools are back in session, carpools are coming grow back to the great highway. there are new changes that could impact your next visit. kumasi: another public safety shutoff alert.
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and here at home -- >> let's turn this into a permanent place for people. julian: in the pedestrian protest to keepisco's great highway free of cars. the pandemic's traffic changes hotly debated thisorning. >> i am going back to school. i am excited to see my friends again. kumasi: san francisco back to school. a long and winding road to return to in-person learning full-time. parents and students sharing with us their mix of back-to-school butterflies. happy monday, it is august 16. you are watching abc 7 mornings live on abc 7, who live, in wherever you stream. if you are heading back to you are excited. mike has the forecast for you. mike: especially if you live inland, it will be warm, but then it will cool off everywhere. here is a look at what is going on right now if you are heading out.
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