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work goes up for option -- auction. the record sale. good morning. kumasi: first, checking in with drew for a look at the forecast. drew: we are fighting a cold day, similar to yesterday. we saw some showers pop up in the north bay yesterday, even saw some hail. that will likely happen again today. live doppler 7, quite in the bay and finding temperatures in the 30's and 40's. chile, if not cold in the north bay is a step outside -- chilly. we keep partly cloudy conditions throughout the day, the best chance of's shower later this afternoon. reggie: if you to hear from you. a seven-year-old was shot yesterday during the evening commute on i-80 new the
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southwest end of vacaville, sky 7 is showing the honda carrying the childit not have a description of the suspect or the vehicle, which makes the case very challenging to solve. >> only the one call, it looks like the victim was shot in the foot. reggie: the child has non-life-threatening injuries. anyone with information indicates is asked to call the tip line listed on our website, kumasi: the san jose city council is it to vote on a plan to end ghost guns. the ordinance would ban people from possessing, manufacturing, receiving or stripping guns that do not have serial numbers. ghost guns are typically made from kits bought online or made on a 3d printer. in february, eight authorities say they uncovered a ghost gun a factor in the willow glen area. san francisco and san diego have already banned the weapons. reggie:ou of
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t send billions of more dollars in aid to ukraine. democrats are proposing a nearly $40 billion package. the proposal comes after president biden agreed to separate ukraine aid from pandemic funding that was included in the bill he originally supported. the president wants funding to be passed in the next 10 days. kumasi: this morning, growing concern for the safety of supreme court justices. abortion rights protest have come to their front doors after the draft opinion was leaked last week, indicating roe v. wade could be overturned. now, the senate is stepping into beef up security. jobina: the senate unanimously passed a bill granting high-level security for all nine supreme court justices and their families. over the past week, abortion rights rallies have taken place in front of the homes of justices alito, cavanaugh and chief justice roberts. the debate is intensifying after the senate minority leader mitch mcconnell revealed
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republican-controlled congress could go further with the federal abortion ban. the white house's warning abortion rights face an uncertain future. >> i think we are at serious risk. republicans in congress are talking about a national ban on a woman's right to choose. >> when roe was decided, when casey was decided, the judges got it wrong. jobina: the senate is now preparing for a vote as soon as tomorrow to codify abortion rights into federal law. the measure is unlikely to get the 60 votes needed to move forward, overturning roe would see 26 states quickly moving to severely restrict abortion access or outright ban it. 13 states have passed laws banning abortion once roe is reversed. reggie: not to some pandemic headlines. federal data shows nearly 2400 americans with covid are being admitted to hospitals every day. that is up 17% in the past week. a small study published found a
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fourth dose of a covid vaccine can give you an even higher immunity then the initial booster. scientists have developed a lab test to detect the virus and identify which variant you are infected with. they say they could help officials track the pandemic more easily and help doctors better treat patients. about 20 schools in marin are experiencing covid outbreaks. county public health officer says with proms and parties, face coverings are less common. despite the outbreaks, he does not plan to issuenymandatest img -- the investigation shows cases among students sure they are infected outside of school. they are urging students to consider masking up for indoor events as cases go up. kumasi: back to masks for some workers in the south bay. san jose reinstated ther citympf concern over rising to covid sh more.
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amy: h there, the city of san jose is going to require employees to put masks back on for the next two weeks. city officials say they are doing this because of the rise in covid cases. this mandate is going to be in place for the more than 7000 city employees here in san jose. >> we want to make sure employees are safe as well as the community, continue to provide vital services to residents. amy: county health officials have not put a mask mandate in place for the public. the city says visitors to city buildings will not be required to wear masks just employees. i do recommend masks, but they are not requiring them for the public. -- they do recommend masks. it could be extended past may 20 depending on how the data looks at that time. as of right now, this is in place for two weeks.
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amy hollyfield, abc7news. kumasi: you can stay up-to-date with the latest news and covid-19 pandemic by heading to you can get answers to any questions with our team of experts. allegations against university president now have two state lawmakers telling her to step down. >> two years as a long time. i am excited to get this place open again. kumasi: the return of a california treasure. the landmark you can check out once again. drew: six: oh six, tracking the chance of an isolated shower later today. -- 6:06. that chance is likely in the north bay, 3:00 at isolated shower popping up, if one does. shower popping up, if one does. we
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kumasi: who we are expecting an update on california's drought in conservation efforts. the department of water are hosting a virtual meeting this afternoon. at the start of the year, we recorded the driest three month. water conservation is getting more critical as we enter warmer months. speakers at today's event will highlight steps the state iscone latest data on the drought. here is something you have to see to believe, this is california's latest tool for fighting wildfires. it is essentially a high-tech flying camera system that sends back a, high-definition and infrared video to first responders on the ground. it has got a price tag, $30 million. fire officials are calling it a game changer that will help them keep people safe and put out fires faster. drew: when we talked about the
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isolated shower possible later today in the north bay, it is cooler than average. starting out with temperatures in the 30's and 40's. as we go hour-by-hour, today is slow in terms of warming. i 11:00, still in the 50's. later today, we expect some 60's on the board, this is about 10 degrees below where we should be. we should be in the lower 70's in the warmest spots, today in the upper 50's to low 60's. print the cloudy skies, it does turn breezy with the wind gusting over 25 miles per hour -- partly cloudy skies. drier and milder tomorrow, the warming trend continues as we head to the week and will yhats doing. jobina: we are following a new crash in oakland causing a westo the 580 connector. speeds around 30 miles per hour. unclear if injuries are
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involved. metering lights came on at the toll plaza at 5:42, no backup at the moment. very clear in san rafael as we show off 101. today, caltrans is upgrading the metering lights on part of one east bay freeway. the onp to interstate 80 in fremont, union city and hayward will now include the adaptive ramp metering system that will adjust the lights in real time in hopes of reducing congestion on the freeway from a 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day. previously, they only operated on preset hours during peak times. kumasi: final farewell. it could be an emotional goodbye to one of the most beloved athletes of all time. plus, the mishap that has countless uc berkeley students preparing for safety. preparing for safety. i started screening for colon cancer because of my late husband jay. i wish he could have seen our daughter ellie get married, on the best day of her life. but colon cancer took him from us,
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reggie: the military in sri lanka rescued the outgoing prime minister as violent protests continue. it happened just hours after he resigned. details of the overnight operation. jobina: local media say several soames -- homes of political figures were attacked, some burned to the ground up to the prime minister resigned. officials say the military was called to the prime minister's home after protesters tried to breach his private residence twice overnight. they threw bombs, but were not able to enter as the military fired tear gas. it comes as they battled the worst economic crisis since gaining independence in 1948. food, gas and medicine are all in short supply. the cost of basic that's has soared. a curfew was put in place amid the violent clashes that left at least seven people dead yesterday. where the 200 others were hurt. police accused water canadensis
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-- used water cannons and one officer died when a teargas gun exploded. protesters want the president to step down, he has not shown any signs he will. reggie: two sonoma county lawmakers are calling on the president of sonoma state university to step down. it c aer faculty members coidence vot and thp of the president. according to press democrats, two state senators say it is time for the healing process to begin. they say it is time for her to step down for the greater good of the university. she has faced criticism for how she handled sexual harassment allegations against her husband and oversight of the budget and moment. kumasi: almost 1000 uc berkeley student apartments are being rekeyed this morning because somebody stole the master key. this affected security for everybody living at the university village in albany. residents have been flagging
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down locksmiths, begging to get the locks changed. locksy beof the. this is not the first time this is happened. >> following the first stolen master key incident, we installed a new key system to ensure all keys are placed in lockboxes and secured. unfortunately, those measures were insufficient. kumasi: the university says they are consulting security experts to fix the issue. master keys are required for first responder axis two units. reggie: one county is getting ready for its big reopening. for the first time since the pandemic, the attraction will welcome back visitors tomorrow. staff say they are excited and cannot wait to see the first bus pull up. >> we are ready to go, raid to get people up here. two years is a long time. we went to the pandemic in 2020, than had the road closure. i'm excited to get this place open again. reggie: there is a new two hour tour about the architect who
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worked with william randolph hearst to make the vision come to life. reservations are recommended, there are over 2000 tickets available for opening day. kumasi: the san francisco conservatory of music is buying another following an acquisition in 2020. it is based in the netherlands and plans to use a studio in the city. the label is expected to record the performance of the national brass ensemble, sf conservatory president's executive director the ensemble. recently, within the last couple of decades, big classical record labels have been restricting new classical recordings. new at 6:00, colletta what in the world of sports -- call it what in the world of sports? today, timber sports. reggie: a new world record holder was crowned in the u.s. timber sports small final in virginia. in this event, you cut three
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cookies of a desired thickness off the tree trunk.jason will rn the world trophy event in austria. he will compete against 15 other elite lumberjack athletes. i can this. kumasi: what do you like? reggie: no people being carried over the shoulder and thrown into the mud. kumasi: i like that one, he the. get it. reggie: you are trying to say he did not work hard enough? kumasi: not the first one, what is this? reggie: it is a relay. [laughter] kumasi: not to be outdone. another race to decide who can cut it. the new season of british lawnmower racing is underway. apparently, it is not just about speed. the mowers have to stay consistent across a number of lawn cutting events, there are
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three categories. lawnmowers with seats, buggies and lawn tractors. participants say this is quite deter four. -- the turf war. reggie: you can keep that one. drew: that was my chore as a kid. mia trying to start the lawnmower, oh my gosh. [laughter] out there for five minutes, giving up. reggie: there is something lame about turning a chore into a sport. kumasi: is it? drew: maybe it makes you enjoy it more. kumasi: same thing with the lumberjacks, that is a chore for somebody. drew: but you are mowing your lawn, what are you doing as a lumberjack? kumasi: people have to cut wood and do things with it. reggie: that is a real man. drew: never chop the log in my life. have you? no, exactly. [laughter]
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alright, let us talk about what is happening outside. a live look, a pretty picture, the exploratorium camera showing you the sun is up with a few clouds on the horizon. forecast calls for a chilly morning, isolated showers today. hail is possible, by the weekend things do a 180. talking about much warmer weather moving in. right now in the 30's and 40's, certainly chilly. have the jacket. slow to warm, we have the window this afternoon. chance of an isolated shower, we see a lot of zeros, meaning most of us escape the wet weather. the best chance is the north bay later this afternoon between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m., even the chance of hail. wind picks up later this afternoon, by 3:00 the onshore flow gusting about 20 to 35 miles per hour. heise today in the upper 50's to lower 60's, partly cloudy skies. these are the averages this time of year, we should have warmest
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spots in the low 70's. nowhere near that today. overnight, partly cloudy's in the 30's and 40's. we track the chance of an isolated shower today, drier and milder tomorrow. warm weather continues. the weekend, almost summerlike. a lot of sunshine, the warmest cities going into the low 90's. kumasi: now checking in with ginger live with what is coming up on gma. >> good morning, great to be with everybody. wonderful to be starting here in times square with a lot of barbecue to come, but we also have to get to so much else, including the latest on the nationwide manhunt for the murder suspect in former corrections officer. how authorities finally tracked them down. we speak with the u.s. marshals involved in the arrest live on gma. then, the war in ukraine. russian missiles restricting several targets in the keyport city as president zelenskyy delivers a defiant message.
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with prices soaring, some fresh ways people are saving on food, paying as much as 40% less than the supermarket. allie wentworth is here live, a new book out. the team had so much fun with her, it was great to watch and hope you will enjoy it, too. reggie: that is a cute title, not as cute as the title of our segment show extravaganza. >> aqui to z. i said that to my husband. he said, what? [laughter] reggie: i know hes on board.e hd -- who picked it up? no. do we have a concept? yes. >> we do not know where it starts, we know it ends well. going to be great. reggie: we have a title. its
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for disney plus. >> the title and a couple of stars. grandma can make the costumes in the barn. [laughter] are you on board? kumasi: i am on board. reggie: she is willing to subscribe to disney plus to watch it. kumasi: al use your password. -- i will use your password. >> i guess i will sign up. reggie: looking forward to this collaboration, see you at 7:00.
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reggie: mr. shark is expected to announce he is retiring according to our news partner. he has played in the nhl for 23 years, he was drafted by the sharks in 1997. the 42-year-old is the nhl all-time leader in games played, a news conference for the announcement is scheduled for 11:00 this morning. kumasi: one of andy warhol's
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iconic marilyn monroe portraits sold for a jaw-dropping $195 million. the portrait becoming the most expensive 20th-century artwork ever to go to auction. the portrait was one of dozens of images he made in the 60's. the record-breaking sale happened in new york on monday, the auction house initially said it was expecting bids in the region of $200 million. reggie: putting vacations on timeout. one bay area county that could choose to ban any more vacation rentals as summer heats up. kumasi: the reason you might be making money back the more you have to wait for your tax return. reggie: taco bell, a theater. the mexican pizza musical and a starring high-powered celebrities across multiple generations. kumasi:
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. kumasi: now at 6:30, watch where you water. if you waste in one bay area county, water police could be on their way to your front door. >> this is the most transmissible subvariant we have of all. reggie: booster breakthroughs. the latest subvariant seeming to escape even those who have had all of the shots. one top doctor sharing the reasons why and what he did when his wife got sick. kumasi: stock market swings, a live look at wall street, hoping for a better day after a brutal stretch of losses. another check on your morning money in a few minutes. good morning, it is tuesday, may 10. reggie: let's get a look at the forecast. drew: temperatures in the 30's and 40's, on our way to a cool afternoon. the threat of an isolated shower remains in the forecast, similar to yesterday.
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live doppler 7 showing you we are mainly quiet, we could likely see a shower in the north bay later today. 30's and 40's this morning, grab the thicker jacket as he stepped out. a live look from the rooftop camera showing the sun is up, here's how the day shapes up. partly cloudy skies, breezy and cool in the 50's and 60's, below average for this time of year. best chance for a shower this afternoon in the north bay, a closer look and about nine minutes. reggie: today, the south bay largest water provider will discuss cracking down even further on water cutbacks during the severe drought. as conditions get worse, many residents are using water even more. take a look at data from the santa clara valley water district, instead of conserving 15% like was asked, water use in santa clara county spiked up to 30% more than march of 2019. this morning, amy hollyfield is live with some of the new punishments you could find if you waste too much water. amy: they are calling the trend
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you just reported on alarming, so they want to take action. today, the santa clara county water district will discuss possibly using water cops. water cops would patrol neighborhoods and look for people who are wasting water, using too much. they would be looking for people who water their lawns so much the water runs into the street, water too many days a week. fine the water district says it is looking at the possibility because of the trend in water use. they call it alarming, saying the data is a showing water use is going in the wrong direction. people are using too much when they need to be conserving. they say california is in a serious drought emergency, and they need people to do their part. officials say many of the wealthiest areas in the county are the ones using the most water.
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they say finds may not be the best incentive for some -- fines may not be the best incentive for some, but they are asking you to report incidents and what else they can do to get people to save water. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. reggie: there are lots of simple ways to help save water. just had to to find the articles with eight ideas. kumasi: an 11 day nationwide manhunt is over. a murder suspect is back in custody and a corrections officer that he took off with is dead. more on the capture and what u.s. marshals are saying. jobina: this morning, casey white is back in police custody. he escaped from jail april9,y h. despite the same last name, they are not related. they were captured yesterday more than 200 miles away in
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indiana. investigators tracked the couple to a hotel, where they took off as u.s. marshals pursued them, eventually flipping a catalog into a ditch. casey was pulled from the crash and arrested. vicky was pinned inside with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to her head. this morning, u.s. marshals who helped in the capture on gma. >> i think based on her experience in the corrections industry and law enforcement, this is definitely a well thought out escape. her plea planning -- preplanning and involvement aided in the evasion for 11 days. jobina: casey white will be transferred back to alabama to face new charges related to the escape. you can watch the full interview coming up at 7:00 on gma. reggie: stanford is invested getting a hate on campus. a noose was discovered in a tree outside an undergraduate residence. a report released says ropes were tied to the tree several
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years ago for a student performance and never removed. sunday evening, someone found one of the ropes was made into a noose. this follows incidents of potential noose is found on campus last year in 2019. -- and 2019. kumasi: today is national fentanyl awareness day. it was first produced as a pain reliever in 1959, now illegally made fentanyl is one of the leading causes of overdose and poisoning deaths among 14 to 23-year-olds. reggie: chances are, you or someone you know test a positive for the latest omicron subvariant. his wife, who is double boosted, recently got covid. our reporter spoke to an infectious disease professor who explains why even if you are double boosted, you can still get infected. reporter: the highly contagious1
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accounts for most cases nationwide. >> this is the most is missable variant. it looks like it is 30% more transmissible than ba.2. reporter: this infectious disease experts is even if you are vaccinated, double boosted and doing everything right, the subvariant can still infect you. >> you got a vaccine that looks at the old strain of the virus, there are 32 mutations across the spike protein omicron has. the antibodies, which is this defense in the upper airways, do not work as well. but the deep defense, down here in the lungs and the ability to protect yourself from severe disease, the vaccines still work. reporter: the chair of medicine tweeted his wife, journalist and author tested positive for covid-19 after attending a conference. she is vaccinated and double boosted.
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>> i do not feel great, i have a massive headache. reporter: the couple shared why it is important to not let your guard down, even if a household member is infected. >> people assume one household member has it, the horses out of the barn, everybody has got it. do not even be careful. the household attack rate is 40%. 40% of people who live in a household of someone who has it will get it, meaning you have a 60% chance of not getting it. reporter: the doctor continues to test negative, his wife is expected to recover in the upcoming days. she is taking paxlovid. abc 7 news. reggie: a critical safety tool in chinatown coming at just the right time for a pregnant shop owner in oakland. the video showing the way she was able to scare away thief. you are looking at the big board, the new york stock exchange. we are up this morning, we will see how that goes.
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plus, mythbusters spilling secrets. adam savage talks some of the challenges they had a shooting the series in san francisco. then, streaming in a few minutes at 7:00 on abc seven at 7:00 on hustles started taking the stage a few years ago with people looking for flexible second jobs. now, a new way to get extra work whether this is your first or second job. abc seven at 7:00 live every weekday from 7:00 to 8:00 on the bay area streaming out. drew: we are looking at live doppler 7, tracking an area of low pressure. see the counterclockwise been sitting over writing right now, it is so close -- redding right now, it is so close it will try to spark a shower later this afternoon. breezy conditions later today. later this morning, pretty quiet with partly cloudy skies. as you head into the afternoon, the peak daytime heating. by 2:0 to 4:0p. the north bay, the chance of an
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isolated shower popping up. similar to yesterday, if a shower does pop up, we could see hail. warming is slow, starting in the 30's and 40's. 11:00 a.m., gradually climbing to the 50's. into the afternoon, we expect some 60's on the board. most of us remain about 10 degrees below where we should be for this time of year. averages this time of year, warmest spots should be in the low 70's. we are ithr 50's 's w 's today, 58 in the city. 62 in san rafael and santa rosa. 64 the height in concord. later today, the winds pick up, gusting at about 25 miles per hour. the next three days, keeping the chance of an isolated shower in the forecast, best chance in the north bay. dry and warm as we head into wednesday, the warming pattern continues into the weekend. we will show you the numbers coming up, first, let us say good morning to jobina. jobina: a positive update on the
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crash we were following in oakland, it has cleared. speeds are down to around 26 miles per hour because of residual delays to the 580 connector, it should be out of the way shortly. the newest crashes just past the metering lights at the bay bridge toll plaza, look at how backed up. a four c you down as you make a way to san francisco. we will wrap up with a beautiful shot of the golden gate bridge, everything moving at the limit as you travel in and out. no problems. the right back. >> in every moment, there is an opportunity. to find a path forward, to move d something better. >> issues of race in a social justice are a key part of building a better bay area. >> iis our commitment to meet those moments. with tough questions, real solutions for you, for all of us. >> where did you learn to do what you do? >> this is the moment to build a
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reggie: oakland public safety committee will meet today to talk about hiring and retaining police officers, coming amid a spike in armed robberies. there were at least two dozen in the city within 72 hours. friday to sunday, 20 robberies, four carjackings and an attempted robbery and attempted carjacking. most cases, criminals were armed with a knife or gun. police say they have arrested three people in connection with at least seven of the cases. two parents are facing serious charges after the death of their 15-month-old daughter. she was found unresponsive and santa rosa yesterday and later died at the hospital. the reason you are seeing the hazmat suit is because investigators found fentanyl in multiple places in the home,
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including the bed the girl shared with her parents. an autopsy will be done this week to figure out exactly how the toddler died. kumasi: new details about the woman accused of kidnapping a three month old from his grandmother in san jose. the employer says she she lied to him the day before last month, he worked as a custodian cleaning businesses and she told her in oil that she was not able -- employer that she was not able to come to work because she had to go to the police station to identify suspect who had broken into her apartment. there was a video to back up her story. >> the day of the kidnapped, she called me around 1:28 to ask me what area i would place her to clean because i rotate my employees. i told her she needed to go to the same area. take inside her home.'s sheshe said to guess. they went inside her home to steal the baby. kumasi: the employer did not
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hear back from her. after tenting to reach her several times, it was not until he turned on the news he was able to put two and two together. reggie: a story only on abc seven, a pregnant storeowner used in airhorn to scare away a man who tried to steal from her in chinatown. [honk] reggie: she is the owner of an international shipping store. she said a man came in trying to steal packages, so she grabbed her airhorn number running after the man and deployed the horn. the sound scared him away and alerted a nearby volunteer security team called the blue angels, who flagged down oakland police. thousands of airhorn's like the one she used were distributed last february. >> at beginning, people were questioning why to carry in airhorn. with a few incidents like the one you are seeing here, it is helping small businesses. >> i could not afford to be
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afraid, i wanted to protect the packages. reggie: the oakland chinatown chamber of commerce hopes to give out airhorn's and other communities to protect business owners. the suspect has not yet been arrested. kumasi: a temporary ban on new vacation rentals is up for discussion at today's sonoma county board of supervisors meeting. they are reporting the board is considering a 45 day ban in response to a recent surge of applications. if this is approved, it would go into effect immediately and expire late june. the board is set to vote on new regulations in august, that would include limiting the number of rentals in certain neighborhoods. reggie: the morning money report, a big focus on the fast growing rate of inflation. president biden plans to address the issue today amid increasing criticism of his economic policies. the white house says the president's top priority is getting prices under control and lowering costs for working families. the president is expected to speak around 8:30, we will have him live other bay area apps and
6:46 am inflation has been driving up the cost of everything, including food. now, a bay area congressman is looking to take action. he held a roundtable discussion with businesses and shoppers. he says he wants the government to intervene. >> what i am going to push for when i go back to washington is the president needs to call for the government intervening, buying food across the world at a low price and selling it in american markets at a low price to bring down food. reggie: it is not just the u.s. government looking for solutions, the un security council plans to address the cost of food. the secretary of state will lead and meeting next thursday to look at ways to bring down food costs around the world. uber will treat hiring as a privilege. that is the word from the ceo, who just announced plans to slow hiring to cut back on costs. the san francisco company is a marketing efforts. uber stock has fallen over 40%
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this year, the company says there is a seismic shift in the industry and they will focus on achieving prof the price of bitcoin saw a historic crash yesterday, mirroring the fall of the broader stock market. one bitcoin is now worth just above $31,000. that is a 54% drop from the record high set just in november. bitcoin is on track for the worst five day stretch early -- since early march of 2020. with more professional money managers investing in cryptocurrency, the market more closely moves in tandem with the overall market, which has been suffering a turbulent few days. let us see how we are doing. looks like we are off to a good start, positive territory. up about 300 points. kumasi: microsoft is planning to launch an xbox streaming stick. the device eliminates the need for a console, you can plug it into your tv. you are then able to access xbox
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games and other movies through the cloud. the stick will not be needed on samsung tv, they will instead come with their own xbox gaming app. reggie: this morning, new concern for the queen of england. she was absent from any event she is only missed twice during her 70 year reign. prince charles stepped into deliver the monarch speech at the opening of parliament. can can palaces the queen made the decision because of mobility issues. -- buckingham palace. she has had trouble for walking and standing long periods of time. she is 96 and has missed several public events in recent months due to health issues. kumasi: the team of divers cleaning out lake tahoe are reaching the finish line. this morning, divers with the nonprofit are expected to wrap up their effort at the same place they started, edgewood resort. at last checked, they collected more than 21,000 pieces of trash, weighing over 18,000 pounds. more than 135 businesses and
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donors contributed to the fund for the effort. reggie: it has been nearly 20 years since the pilot episodes of mythbusters were filmed in san francisco. this morning, we are hearing from one of the former cohost about some of the challenges. in a recent interview, adam savage said there were just five crewmembers working for the first month and a half. he said it was devilishly difficult to do certain things in san francisco, because it is one of the more environmentally restrictive cities. they had to get permits and insurance to legally set offexp. -- stunts. drew: i feel he can need those anyway if you are setting off explosives. insurance is needed. reggie: call is one of the most restrictive in the country, it shouldn't be? drew: you are blowing things up on a work set. do you have insurance? reggie: serve. -- sir. [laughter] drew: these are people walking.
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reggie: this is ripley's believe it or not museum. this is the hall of mirrors. drew: which is fun. reggie: is it? drew: if you have vertigo, it is not fun. i went with the friend who has vertigo. reggie: you have a penchant for hitting your head on things, did you hit your head anytime? drew: put some space, like three feet. reggie: why am i reviving your trauma? that is so rude. [laughter] drew: good morning, live look from the san jose camera. partly cloudy, what we find is pretty much a carbon copy forecast. a chilly morning, in the afternoon the chance of an isolated shower. like yesterday, the best chance for finding the showers in the north bay. hale is also possible if the showers develop later on today. by the weekend, much warmer. feeling like summer by saturday.
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30's across much of the north bay right now, mid to upper 40's around the bay shoreline. as we go hour-by-hour, lots of zeros on the board. most of us will not see the showers. the best chance lies in the north bay, between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. this afternoon. today, here's the future track for guests. 3:00 this afternoon, we see the gusts 20 to 35 miles an hour. today is a cool day, breezy. some spots 10 degrees below where we should be this time of year. upper 50's to lower 60's as we head to the afternoon. with 30's and 40's, in other chilly night on the way. future track temperatures, friday the warm weather moves in. 80's and the warmest spots. saturday, a lot of sunshine with 90's and the warmest spots. accuweather 7 day forecast, isolated shower today. we warm up later this week, especially over the weekend.
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a lot of sunshine, dry and cool on the coast with 60's. most of us feeling like summer with 70's to 90's away from the coast. kumasi: a new report coming out today expected to show americans credit card debt has reached a record high. we asked a senior industry analyst about what is going on. >> consumer spending. people are eager to travel, eat out, celebrate if not the end of the pandemic, at least a better stage. unfortunately, the necessities like you were saying about gas prices are up, too. groceries, housing, all these things. kumasi: it is possible credit card debt could be up 8% from the previous quarter because of inflation. half of credit cardholders are able to pay off their debt, the other half are paying high interest rates. if you are expecting a tax refund and your money is delayed, you could be getting more than you planned. the interest rate the irs has to pay if it takes too long to get your refund has jumped to 4% for
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individuals. in 2021, interest payments cost the government $3.3 billion. reggie: may heritage month. new at 6:00, we are hearing from comedians bringing representation to the stage, including a san francisco native and one of my favorite people of all time. cho made history in all american girl, the first primetime show to feature an asian american family. she is on gma to talk about the changing face of representation in comedy. she said she loves what stand-up comedy looks like today. >> i am excited at seeing so many different asian american comedians. my greatest achievement is not really my work as it stands on its own, but the fact i influenced an entire generation to pursue their dream and stand-up comedy. reggie: you can hear more from her and other aapi comedians
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coming up at 7:00 on gma. you know my story, right? it was one show only. [laughter] i took a class, did it for one show, think odd. margaret cho, i opened for her. she was in atlanta. i did my little stupid set. then it was ladies and gentlemen, margaret cho. kumasi: you knew that, or it was a surprise? reggie: i knew it going in, it was a surprise for the audience. it was five dollars, friends and family of the people graduating. then here is margaret. it was incredible. kumasi: your part was incredible, you killed it. od.gie: mgaret real up next, seven things you need to know today. reggie: you can watch all of our newscasts live and on-demand to
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the bay area tv app available for apple tv, injury tv, amazon fire tv and roku. -- android tv, amazon fire tv and roku. kumasi: a live look outside, we will be right back. ♪ >> i am now hearing from victims all across the country, bank accounts were drained in seconds. but the banks will not refund their money. >> you did not know how excited i got. >> my money is back. >> so happy, i want to cry. >> i could not be more thankful to 7 on your side. >> it is really affirming. >>
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all for just $30 per month when you add an xfinity mobile plan. it's a whole new way to save with xfinity. switch today! will vote on a bill to send more aid to ukraine. democrats are proposing a nearly $40 billion package. reggie: two sonoma county lawmakers are calling on the president of sonoma state to
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step down. it comes after faculty members approved a no-confidence vote in the leadership of the president. kumasi: san jose city employees have to wear masks indoors again , the city reinstated the mask mandate there may 20. -- through may 20. reggie: santa clara wants community members to cut back on water use because of the drought, they will hold a meeting on water wasters and finds -- fines. drew: grab the thicker jacket as he stepped outside. received with the chance of an isolated the rooftop camera showing you partly cloudy conditions. that is the theme for today. reason and cool in the 50's and 60's. the best chance of finding a shower later this afternoon in the north bay, if a shower pops up, we could see hail. jobina: a very different commute this time of morning versus yesterday, much more traffic outside.
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this is a live look outside from the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights came on at 5:42. the multicar crash we are ineared.kumasi dolly parton teap with taco bell for a new musical about the mexican pizza. this is that. the grammy winner is working with doja cat and tiktok stars, it will debut on the video platform may 26. drew: is this a full musical? like 90 minutes? three minutes? reggie: tiktok, it has got to be short. jobina: they could do in different parts, put in the thread. does doja cat sing? i love her album, it is more wrapping -- rappinig. -- rapping.
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you can wrap in a musical. hamilton. reggie: how about mexican pizza? it will be great. good morning, america, an 11 day nationwide manhunt finally ended. breaking overnight, fugitive couple caught. murder suspect casey white is back in custody and former corrections officer vicky white dead. how the authorities finally battle for ukraine. overnight the russian missiles track a port city as they vow they will defeat russia. gas prices soaring to a new time high as new concerns over


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