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short period of time. >> house and senate republicans have a compromise tax bill. the latest roll call and the votes in question. >> plus, a looming enrollment deadline is pushed back. how long you have to sign up for health insurance under "covered california." >> good morning, thanks for joining us. it is friday, november 15th. i'm anne makovec. >> good morning, i'm kenny choi. let's start with traffic and weather. jaclyn is tracking our commute. we have another situation in the east bay. >> things are heating up out there. it may be chillingly. >> it's a chillily morning. >> but yeah, 6:00 came and we saw a flood of accidents just come in to our system here so we have an accident, this is in hayward and it's along880 near winton. we are not seeing backups from the crash. southbound we are seeing delays that we always see around this time of morning. but you may see some flashing lights a visual distraction if anything as you are heading
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through hayward this morning. so look out for those crews. northbound 101, this is right near silicon valley boulevard. we have a report of an accident over on the shoulder. we were taking a look around on our cameras and we saw this activity on the shoulder. this is 101 right at bernal road so just a heads up. there's lots of activity going on on the shoulder if you need to look out for crews or other cars. pay attention. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. we are noticing a haze out there this morning and yes, the particulate matter is pretty thick across our area. here's what we can expect. our 8th "spare the air" alert is in effect today. temperatures in the 30s, 40s and 50s. not as cold as
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yesterday. still brisk. patchy fog in some low-lying areas. hayward 8-mile visibility, santa rosa half mile visibility. so if you are in any of these low-lying areas, that's where you can take precautions. not much strong winds now but we are definitely going to. tonight into sunday we'll talk about the winds and gusts and why the fire danger is in effect. this morning, the public will be able to pair that i respects to the late san francisco mayor ed lee -- will be able to pay their respects to the late san francisco mayor ed lee. he died suddenly on tuesday. let's go live to jackie ward outside city hall. >> reporter: as we both know it's been a sad week here in san francisco especially here at city hall. this morning there's been a lot of preparation for today's event and as you can see behind me, some trucks from the san francisco fire department just showed up. they are planning on hanging a
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large american flag in honor of mayor ed lee. and today, people -- his constituents and colleagues will get a chance to say good- bye to him. all week people have been sharing memories of the mayor reminiscing about his soft demeanor and passion for issues like homelessness and affordable housing. he replaced gavin newsom who became lieutenant governor. people have been leaving things in his memory on the steps of city hall. he died at age of 65. mayor lee's body is leaving the mortuary in daly city shortly and will arrive at city hall at 7 a.m. an honor guard made up of san francisco police and the sheriff's department will then take his casket up the steps into city hall for the last time where he will lie in repose in the city hall rotunda. he will lie in state today and sunday a celebration of life here at city hall. mayor lee is survived by his
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wife anita and their two daughters. so as you can imagine, traffic will be run around here. they are not allowing any parking on polk street today and today's event is a closed casket one. at san francisco city hall, jackie ward, kpix 5. it is going to be a sad day. thanks, jackie. republican lawmakers meantime planning to unveil their combined house and senate tax reform bill today. they had hoped to vote on it early next week but those plans now appear to be in doubt. they may not have the votes to get it passed. >> reporter: the slim margin republicans seemed to have in getting their tax bill through may be vanishing! senator marco rubio is a key voice of dissent. he says he is a no until the child tax credit gets a bump. >> unless they can add to the 1100 figure, i'm not voting for it. >> reporter: president trump though insists all is good to deliver what he calls a
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christmas present to the american people despite rubio's reservations. a great guy, very supportive. i think senator rubio will be there. >> reporter: the other roadblock john mccain can't vote because he is in the hospital after being diagnosed with brain cancer. the final plan preserve deductions for student loans and medical expenses that were eliminated are back in the bill and it doubles the standard deduction. the plan caps the deduction for state and local income and property taxes at $10,000. republicans say they make up for those changes by lowering the marginal tax rate at every income level. >> tax cuts for the rich. that's their purpose. it's a monumental con job. >> reporter: with all democrats expected to vote against the plan, senate republicans can only afford to lose two of their own. at least a couple other gop lawmakers have not yet
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committed to supporting it. >> the other predicament republicans face is they end up having to wait a few more weeks for senator mccain to return from the hospital, that may be enough time to seat newly elected democrat from alabama doug jones and that would drop the republican majority in the senate to 51-49. due to demand, "covered california" is pushing back the enrollment deadline to december 22nd for coverage that starts in the new year. the previous deadline had been midnight tonight. since wednesday, over 38,000 new consumers had enrolled. more than 182,000 new sign-ups have been reported since open enrollment began last month. if you do not enroll -- if you do enroll, however, after the deadline, you will not have coverage until february 1 at the earliest. recreational pot sales will be legal under california law and now the state is starting to give out licenses. kpix 5's jessica flores reports. it is a new era.
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>> reporter: that's right, anne. state regulators starting to give out those licenses earlier this week. they gave out 20 licenses two of them here in the bay area. one is behind me. this is buddy's can bit shop. and they are really gearing up for that new year's day opening. that's when they are officially able to start buying and selling marijuana. that's january 1st. and since 2016, californians could use recreational marijuana but they couldn't buy cannabis without a medical marijuana card. now the product is going to be regulated and taxed and state officials regulating the product say they are expecting a surge of businesses to apply to sell recreational marijuana in the coming weeks. the state opened up the online application site last friday and buddy's cannabis shop is one of those that got approved here in san jose. the bureau of cannabis control says they have already received
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200 applications across the state. now, even though it is going to be legal to buy and sell recreational marijuana, cities and counties can still ban shops from their municipalities. about 72% of municipalities in california are banning the sale of recreational marijuana in shops. reporting live in san jose, jessica flores, kpix 5. speaking of bans, happening today, the golden gate bridge bridge district will vote on banning cannabis advertising from its buses. the proposal is a response to concerns that those kinds of ads are inappropriate for young riders and could promote marijuana use among children. it comes after muni recently voted to ban pot ads from the sides of buses and trains. new details about a may construction collapse that injured 13 workers. three contractors are being fined $150,000 total. 13 workers fell roughly 20 feet along with freshly poured concrete which had not yet soupleddified. one of the workers had --
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solidified. one of the workers had to have surgery. investigators determined that the form had not been properly designed and installed or inspected. the ninth circuit court of appeals in san francisco is opening a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused of sexual misconduct. judge alex kaczynski is being accused by six former clerks of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments. the judge issued a statement saying he has had over 500 employees during his tenure and it is, quote, regrettable that a handful have been offended by something i may have said or done. a regional director with the california democratic party is resigning amid sexual misconduct claims. craig chestlog served as region two director spanning the east bay, napa, sonoma and clearlake. a 23-year-old woman claims he sexually assaulted her last year. in a statement, his lawyer said, we are prepared if necessary to put forward the facts of this matter in just such a venue.
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this comes just one day after the state senate president pro tem kevin de leon asked state senator tony mendoza to resign. he said no. the democrat from l.a. county has denied three separate accusations of misconduct. de leon also announced he hired two law firms to investigate misconduct claims against multiple lawmakers including mendoza. >> we will also require the employers track and retain records of sexual harassment complaints. >> in recent months, hundreds of women have come forward alleging harassment at the capital. two assembly members recently resigned over misconduct claims. 10 minutes after 6:00 now. up for debate, the new plan that could mean higher pg&e bills for customers. >> plus, when a new golden gate bridge toll collecting system will be put in place. >> speaking of bridges, we are taking a live look at the richmond/san rafael bridge. this is over at the toll plaza. just a little bit of a backup developing. we'll take a closer look at the
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travel times and the rest of your bay area bridges coming up. >> get ready for a change in our steady weather pattern. but this comes in the form of increased fire danger. i'll explain. ♪
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[ barks ] ho! lease the cla250 for $329 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. a new regulatory plan will require the utility to replace three power plants.. including the metcalf energy jose. al some pg&e customers in the south bay may see higher bills. the utility will be required to replace three power plants including the metcalf energy center in san jose. all three plants currently operate on fossil fuels. state regulators are expected to review this plan next month. sometime next year, san leandro should have a facility that will make a dry marijuana powder inhaler for medical uses. the city's zoning board has approved a plan to let a
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florida company build a warehouse. it will be in an industrial area off abram court. new golden gate bridge toll collecting system will be in place by the year 2020. a new structure will be built south of the existing toll plaza. the current system has become outdated since human tolltakers were eliminated and more drivers use the fastrak transponder system. the entire project will cost about $7 million. time to check on our friday morning commute. couple of hot spots you're tracking. >> right now, the golden gate bridge looking just fine. no delays. but we are seeing some major slowdowns over at the san mateo bridge. we haven't had any reports of anything. you're talking a look just north of the golden gate do. san mateo bridge a major backup develop. we have not seen any reports of
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any accidents coming in but there's definitely something going on. westbound direction is inned in the red 28 minutes to san mateo. use dumbarton or the bay bridge quicker than the san mateo bridge. give yourself some extra time. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, we are in the yellow. about 34 minutes from the maze into san francisco. and those metering lights are on. the backup stretches on to the eastshore freeway as well as your five approach. let check in on the forecast. here's a look at what we can expect to see. so basically reduced visibility at sfo down to 8 miles. oakland airport 6. concord at 5. petaluma dropped down to 3. santa rosa now 3. but it's a
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little worse in some of the low- lying pockets. right now we are also seeing haze on our live cameras. here's a live view of san jose. it's clearer but places like the golden gate, bay bridge, a little hazy this morning. 38 degrees in concord. oakland 40. livermore 35. and san francisco 50 degrees. santa rosa at 34. sunrise at 7:18 a.m. sunset tonight 4:51. so once that sun rising we get a look at the pollution. we are still under the eighth "spare the air" alert because of it's that time of year. we have had a high pressure ridge serving as a cap across our area keeping the pollution levels down in those valleys. flow wood-burning today. -- no wood-burning, a main source of wintertime pollution.
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it will clear because we are starting to get winds to increase tonight. there's a cold, dry front that's coming through our area. winds will pick up in northern california. so we have a wind advisory in effect 10 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. sunday above 1,000 feet. so east bay hills, north bay hills, gusts could be up to 50 miles per hour. look at the red flag warnings across the state. this is southern california central and northern california under the critical and elevated fire danger. we want to put out a warning. we really need some moisture. we need the rain. but it looks like the only time we might see it is a very slight chance on wednesday. you can see how this -- the high pressure ridge flattens out and the storms across the pacific northwest may dip down into northern california but mainly impacting the higher elevations. it doesn't look like it's going to reach our area. so for now, as we look ahead
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into next week, wednesday, just clouds in the forecast. we'll hope for the best. like it or not, abs are ads will start appearing at the start of videos on facebook. the social media giant says ads that prop up mid video will only be included in videos that are at least 3 minutes or longer. newsfeed rankings are also changing to make it easier for content creators to reach their audiences and many of these updates are expected to take effect by next year. amazon will start selling apple tv and google "chromecast." the company had removed the video streaming devices from its website back in 2015. google said it would block youtube from amazon echo and fire tv devise but in a new statement a google spokesman says, quote, we are in productive discussions with amazon to reach an agreement for the benefit of our mutual customers. we hope we can reach an agreement to resolve those
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issues soon." and just in time for the holiday travel season, apple maps is getting indoor mapping for over 30 airports around the globe. it covers large american cities including l.a., san francisco, san jose, chicago and new york. there are several international airports including hong kong international, amsterdam, geneva, two in london and berlin. and a handful of canadian locations. could the sharks win their stampede through calgary? i'm dennis o'donnell. kevin durant kissed a fan last night at oracle. you can e-mail your nominaton to us at: cool schools at kpix- dot-com. we may come and feature your school on our thursday morning show. play o' the day from the
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kevin durant joins steph curry's warriors last season but with curry out with an ankle injury, durant is now averaging over 33 points a game. the yanks slugger aaron judge didn't get to see either curry or draymond last night. 39-year-old dirk novitzky still hasn't lost his shot, right? he had a team-high 18. they were tied at halftime but the usual golden state, the pedal to the metal in the 3rd quarter. durant quick. just as quick around the screen warriors up nine after three. durant had 36 points. klay had 25 points on a perfect 5 for 5 from beyond the arc. the warriors win 112-97. that's their eighth straight win. sharks in calgary where the roof is shaped like a saddle in the saddle dome. third period thornton throws the puck at the net. the play was whistled dead but they scored before that. sharks beat the flames.
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3-2 the final. there is individuals joe of an indiana elementary school match. a younger brother popped out of the crowd to give her a hand. 2-year-old josh actually thought his sister was in trouble and threw his body on the mat to save her. you're in trouble, call little brother. i'm dennis o'donnell. have a great weekend. play of the day from the nba. detroit taking on atlanta. [ play-by-play ] went on to beat the hawks, 105-91. >> working it to perfection the give and the go and the two hand finish. nice dunk. andre drummond. detroit going on to beat the hawks 105-91. it is 6:25.
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weeks after the deadly wine country wildfires the recovery process is beginning of the the review now being launched into the sonoma county wildfire alert system. >> reporter: people from the city and county of san francisco get a chance to say good-bye to mayor ed lee today. we'll give you the details next. sfx: squeak
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remembering san francisco mayor ed lee. the services planned today to say good-bye to the city's leaders. >> and a firefighter dies battling the massive thomas fire in southern california. he loved his job.
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>> plus more buffering on your favorite website? >> the chair goes aye, the item is adopted. >> how the end of net neutrality could change your experience surfing the web. >> but first, the public will get a chance to pay their respects to the late mayor of san francisco, mayor ed lee. it's friday, december 15th. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm anne makovec. it's 6:30. let's go to jackie ward live at san francisco city hall. it is sure to be an emotional day. >> reporter: that's for sure. the fire department is raising the giant american flag in honor of mayor lee and his service to the city and county of san francisco. he will lie in state here as the city gives the people the chance to say good-bye. all week people have been leaving mementos on the steps of city hall.
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he was the 43rd mayor and the first asian-american mayor in the city. he was 65 when he died on tuesday. his body is leaving dugan's mortuary in daly city shortly and will arrive at city hall at 7 a.m. an honor guard made up of san francisco police and the sheriff's department will then take his casket up the polk street steps and into city hall where he will lie in state in the rotunda. today, there will be a public viewing from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and then on sunday, there will be a celebration of life at 3 p.m. also here at city hall. mayor lee is survived by his wife and two daughters. this will be a closed casket event. but people are encouraged to come out and pay their respects to mayor lee and take a moment at his casket and say their good-byes. jackie ward, kpix 5. state officials are going to be reviewing the way in which people in sonoma county were notified of the deadly
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wine country wildfires. the governor's office of emergency services received that request for review from county supervisors. they will be looking into why emergency service officials did not use amber alert style text messages to get the word out about the fires that night october 8th. sonoma county sheriff says sending out emergency alerts to the entire city of santa rosa would have incited panic. the first firefighter to die in the thomas fire has now been identified as 32-year-old cory iverson. he served with the california department of forestry and fire protection since 2009. he leaves behind a pregnant wife and 2-year-old daughter. >> cory was a well respected and dedicated firefighter who always put his crew first. >> officials are not saying exactly how the firefighter died. this is the second death linked to the fire. the thomas fire is still just 35% contained. more than 700 homes have been destroyed. time now 6:32. as we take a live look outside
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on the right we have a gorgeous shot of the golden gate bridge. >> it's been a cold morning. >> we have fire danger throughout the weekend? >> we are back to critical elevated fire danger starting tonight through sunday. so of course, that means if a fire sparks, those embers could take off. winds will be strong. we don't want that to happen. we have hazy skies in the area. another "spare the air" alert today most likely the pollution
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in the air will clear up. these warnings go from 10 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. on sunday. 15 to 30-mile-per-hour sustained winds gusts up to 50, humidity down to 10 to 20%. that's critical fire weather. anything above 1,000 feet in elevation is the area of concern. we are still tracking delays over at the bay bridge and the san mateo bridge. we'll begin by trying to get to the sao . slow to highway 84 going to the dumbarton.
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but the san mateo bridge iser we have just seen tons of brake lights. there is improvement and they are moving but our travel times have increased 3 is minutes just to go from 880 over to 101. we checked in with chp no reports of accidents, roadwork or stalls or any lanes blocked. so we will continue to investigate. give yourself 20 minutes to cross the san mateo bridge. at the bay bridge toll plaza, things are looking normal for this time of the morning 42 minutes across the span. we have a problem earlier westbound 80 at harrison left lane blocked. looks like they have cleared that.
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the federal communications commission voted to roll back obama-era regulations on the companies that provide internet service. the commission scrapped what's called net neutrality which required providers to give websites equal access and internet speed. internet service providers like comcast, verizon and at&t stand to gain the most by the decision by being able to charge more and offer less. those hurt could be smaller internet companies, startups and consumers especially those who live in rural areas with fewer internet service providers. the chairman pushed for the change. >> investment in high speed networks has declined by billions. >> a poll from the university of maryland recently says that more than 80% of americans do not support the fcc's decision to end net neutrality.
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recreational pot sales will become legal under california law. businesses are getting licenses. jessica flores reports. >> reporter: state regulators gave out 20 licenses to california businesses to sell recreational marijuana. here's one of them, buddy's cannabis shop here in san jose. and they are gearing up for new year's day when they expect a lot of sales. that's because starting january 1st, recreational marijuana will be legal to buy and sell. since 2016 californians could use it but couldn't buy it without a medical marijuana card. state officials regulating the product say they are expecting a surge of businesses to apply to sell recreational cannabis in the coming weeks. the state opened up the online application site last friday and buddy's cannabis here in san jose and kind peoples in santa cruz now have licenses.
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the bureau of cannabis control says they have already received20 applications across the state. even though it's legal to buy and sell recreational marijuana, counties and cities can still ban it from their municipalities. 72% of municipalities in california banned recreational marijuana shops. live in san jose, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. right now the fbi is still searching for sierra lamar. the agency posted on twitter asking for some new tips. the agency posted the tweet yesterday. earlier this week, antolin garcia-torres the man convicted of her murder was sentenced to life in prison without parole. it's not clear what happened. and lamar's body was never found. she was just 15 when she went missing on her way to school back in 2012. the two men charged in oakland's deadly ghost ship warehouse fire will stand trial. tenants derick almena and max harris facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one for each person killed in the
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fire. almena ran the warehouse which officials say had been illegally converted into living space for artists. >> they were running the place. they built the place. there was so much in there that it was a tinderbox. >> almena and harris' defense attorneys blame the owner of the property and the city of oakland for the fire. a fire official testified that the fire was likely electrical. the man accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in virginia is now facing an upgraded charges. james fields, jr., of ohio is now facing a first-degree murder charge after a preliminary hearing yesterday. heather highier was killed in charlottesville in august. fields is accused of purposely driving into a crowd of protestors. he was originally charged with second-degree murder along with other offense. but during yesterday's hearing, tensions flared again as some members of the klan were in town for the hearing. >> do not come into our city and try to rewrite history!!
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>> earlier this week, charlottesville denied a permit request from the man who organized that rally. he wanted to host another rally. robert mueller has reportedly requested information from a data firm used by the trump campaign. the "wall street journal" reporting saying that mueller's team has requested all emails from employees at cambridge an lit can. the request was reportedly voluntary. new claims of sexual misconduct against former today host matt lauer. the former employee of nbc morning show tells variety that she had a secret affair with lauer while she was a production assistant back in 1999. this woman was 24 at the time. lauer was in his 40s and recently married. she says the relationship was consensual. but she felt like a victim because of the power dynamic. lauer hasn't responded to this latest allegation. and new details in the rape allegations against music mogul russell simmons.
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the new york police department is now reviewing those claims. that comes after the "new york times" published stories by three women wednesday whom simmons allegedly raped. the allegations from the times stems from the 1980s and '90s. simmons denies all allegations. another close call on a runway. this time in atlanta. coming up, how it compares to the incidents at sfo. >> and the new out of this world discovery nasa just made. >> plus, royal wedding bells. prince harry and his fiancee announce their wedding date. when they get married next. >> first, a check on the stock market. experts say an a bob, i don't know where this van is going,
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indonesia is still threatening a major eruption. mount agung has already been actively erupting for weeks.
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experts say an active volcano in indonesia is still threatening a major eruption. it's been actively erupting for weeks. about 100,000 people remain evacuated from villages in the immediate danger zone. federal investigators are looking into a close call at hartsfield-jackson atlanta international airport. the ntsb says a delta flight veered out of its assigned runway last month next to another full jetliner. the delta plane managed to land safely. the incident is drawing flashbacks to a serious close call at sfo back in july. that's when pilots on an air canada jet almost landed on the taxiway where four other planes were positioned. that's still being investigated. the federal government reportedly investigated palo alto-based tesla over the way it is selling its model three sedan. the "mercury news" sites documents from the securities and exchange commission that
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shows the company took $1,000 deposits for future delivery of those cars. hundreds of thousands of people have put up the money. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king joining us live from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne. good to see you. ahead, the tax bill hits a major stumbling block as republicans gear up for a final vote. plus a new "60 minutes" "washington post" investigation into the opioid crisis. why a whistle-blower says the dea backed off its biggest opioid case against a drug company. we have a preview. and dr. david aguste will be here from us on what to expect in medicine in 2018 from gene editing to a better flu vaccine. all that plus the eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. we'll see you at 7:00. >> your world in 90 seconds! [ laughter ] view very good,
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anne. >> you get an a. [ laughter ] see you at 7:00. >> nailed it. >> we'll check in with you in 13 minutes. we have more problems to tell you about on the roads. 237 at mccarthy westbound, definitely slowing down with a hit-and-run crash at the connector from westbound 237 to 101. you can see speeds drop, the average cruising speeds below 25 miles per hour. not a fun rise every ride. over at the san mateo bridge, we have been tracking delays in the red and for no good reason, well, not that there's ever a good reason to be slowing down across the san mateo bridge but we haven't seen any accidents. no roadwork or any lanes that are blocked. it's just heavy traffic.
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23 minutes to get across. along the eastshore freeway, interstate 80 at carlson we are in the yellow. not too bad. 25 minutes from highway 4 over to the bay bridge toll plaza. it's a long ride from the maze across the bridge. muni t-3rd line at bayshore and tunnel is blocked due to some low hanging wires. trains are being turned around. all other mass transit no delays . cloud cover in some areas, other areas patchy fog and haze. the pollution is not moving out. here's a live look across san francisco, across the bay.
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sunrise at 7:17 today. that glow is there. it looks pretty but, yes, some areas are dealing with some patchy fog and even haze from the "spare the air" alert in effect. 30s and 40s right now. 35 in livermore. 40 in oakland. 50 in san francisco. so it's still another cool start to the day. but not as cool as yesterday morning. here's a look at the visibility map. 6-mile visibility for oakland. 8 at sfo. looking clear across the south bay. not too bad across the east bay but to the north, visibility now at 5, now 3. it was down to .3. the clouds are moving through with a dry cold front coming into the area. at 2 p.m., we may see a few more high clouds out there. and then by 6:00, 7:00, the clouds will come on down and then that's also when the wind will be picking up. so expect some very gusty conditions here tonight. a dry cold front as it dips down from northern california,
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we'll have intense winds. those are dry winds contributing to a decrease in our humidity levels. we have a high pressure ridge and we have a "spare the air" alert in effect and not helping the pollutants move out but once these winds pick up, then we could expect to see some clearer skies out there. and by 9:00 tonight, it will pick up around santa rosa, san rafael, maybe half moon bay, as well. and then around 3 to 5 a.m., napa, fairfield, concord, san francisco, all expecting wind gusts above 25 miles per hour into 30, 35 miles per hour expected especially over the higher elevations. all the way through sunday morning. here we are by sunday, it's still going to stay windy and that's why the wind advisory stays in effect tonight 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. sunday. mainly above 1,000 feet elevation. but we'll feel the breeze throughout the bay area. but those higher elevations will get it the worst up to 50 miles per hour. it means blowing debris, tree limbs and, of course, if there's any kind of fire that could really take off. so that red flag warning also
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in effect which i told but before. chance of rain wednesday and it will stay east of us. so it looks like the sierra could get some rain. but mainly washington-oregon. but the high pressure ridge will flatten out by the middle of next week. temperatures will also drop down a little bit. nasa says eight planets have been found around a distance star. keppler 90. all this is more than 2500 light-years from earth. nasa says it's the first star known to support as many planets as are orbiting our sun. new this morning, save the date. we just learned prince harry is getting married on may 19th next year. i'll be waiting for my invite in the mail. kensington palace made the announcement this morning on
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twitter. it will be at st. george's chapel at windsor castle. . it's the green rush in california. we'll tell you about the bay area businesses that legally can sell recreational marijuana. >> plus, saying good-bye to mayor ed lee. a live look now from chopper 5. mayor lee's body is being transported to city hall right now. the services planned today coming up next.
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i'm jessica flores live in san jose where one business is gearing up to sell recreational marijuana in the new year. buddy's cannabis right here in san jose is one of 20 businesses in california that now have licenses to sell
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recreational marijuana. starting january 1st, you can -- businesses can now buy and sell cannabis for recreational use. the state will regulate and the tax the product. since 2016 californians could use it but not buy it without a medical card. they are expecting a surge of businesses to apply to sell recreational marijuana in the coming weeks. the state opened up the online application site last friday. buddy's in san jose and kind peoples in santa cruz now have licenses. the bureau of cannabis control says they have already received 200 applications across the state. but even though it's going to be legal to buy and sell recreational marijuana in the new year, cities and counties can still ban the shops from their municipalities. reporting live in san jose, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. it's time for your "final 5". the body of san francisco's mayor ed lee is just now
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arriving at city hall this morning. here's a live look outside city hall where mayor lee's body will lie in repose in a closed casket in the rotunda. this is the hearse on polk street in front of city hall. his body was transported to city hall from a mortuary in daly city and here's a live look from chopper 5 outside of city hall right now. you can see that huge american flag being held up by two fire engines. and then on the left-hand side of your screen, that hearse where his body will be taken up the city hall steps and into the rotunda. and on sunday, there is going to be a memorial celebration at city hall at 3 p.m. california officials have identified the first firefighter to die in the thomas fire. it's the fourth largest blaze in modern state history. 32-year-old cory iverson the
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firefighter served with the california department of forestry and fire protection since 2009. republicans working out the details of their massive tax overhaul package. florida senator marco rubio is threatening to vote no unless the final deal includes and expanded child tax credit. the gop has a slim margin for passage along party lines. the fcc rolled back obama- era regulations on the companies that provide internet service. they scrapped net neutrality which gave websites equal access and speed to the internet. >> the golden gate bridge district voting on banning cannabis advertising from its buses today. that proposal in response to concerns that such ads are inappropriate for young riders. and it might promote marijuana use among children. well, we're tracking some improved travel times here over at the san mateo bridge. we are out of the red back in the yellow. 26 minutes out of hayward into
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foster city. 880 slowing down due to a new accident. traffic being run in the area. 34 minutes down to the maze. we have an accident at the toll plaza. an additional 53 minutes in san francisco. neda. >> we are noticing a lovely glow over the bay area this morning. a few of those clouds out there and temperature-wise we are in the 30s, 40s and some 50s. here's the view from the vaca camera ahead of the sunrise and what to expect for the weekend. fire weather a big concern this weekend starting tonight through sunday. dry and windy conditions. we have football sunday. here's your forecast. we are airing the 49ers game here on kpix 5. it will be sunny, mild and in the 60s. the raiders are playing too, let's not forget them that's also a home game and temperatures will be nice there, as well. >> thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. your next local update is 7:26. the official viewing for the late mayor ed lee taking place at city hall starting at 8:00.
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