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three people are dead after a fire at a mobile home park. it happened at the golden wheel mobile home park in san jose. the fast-burning fire started this afternoon and was knocked down within a half hour. but again --- not before it turned deadly.(pam) kron-4's charles clifford joins us live from where it happened. charles a fire has killed three people including two children. it happened at the golden wheel mobile home park the fast- burning fire started this afternoon and was knocked down within a half hour. but again --- not before it turned deadly. fire officials say a grandfather was inside
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the mobile home with his his grandchild and another child at the time. all three perished. investigators are still on scene. trying to determine the cause of the fire (pam) thank you charles for that report. now we first told you about this on our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 6:37. you can stay connected on breaking news in your neighborhood with alerts from our free app. download it today. now at eight ... we are talking about freedom and love and's it's about
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violencewe are not welcoming this group into san francisco to promote hateafter the carnage in charlottesville ... bay area officials worry about a pair of upcoming pro=trump rallies .... as the president fans the flames. "not all of those people were neo-nazis, believe me" (pam) president trump doubling down... blaming both sides for deadly violence in virginia. and across the country cities are bracing for alt-right rallies and the possibility of violence.(grant) at least two of those rallies- --right here in the bay area one in san francisco---the other in berkeley. kron-4's gabe slate is live in berkeley where violence has erupted at similar protests in the past. but first we go to dan kerman live at crissy field in san francisco where there is also worry that a rally there could get out of control.
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sot (ed lee)they are aiming their guns at our people and we're going to stop the wake of the violence in charlottesville, virginia, san francisco wants to stop an alt-right rally scheduled for august 26th at crissy field. sot london breed/sf board of supervisors president 13-23 these groups promote racism, hatred and violence. all the things we are agains tin san francisco. and so we will stand strong against the national park service, against the trump administration to stop these kinds of protests. at a news conference at city hall tuesday afternoon, san francsico's mayor, the president of the board of supervisors and the police chief stood together to demand the national park service reevaluate its decision to issue a permit or at the very least require specific condition to keep the city and its residents safesot ed lee/san francisco mayor 52-102 we believe without these conditions it will be like yelling fire in a crowded theater and people will be
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placed in danger and we don't want that to happen in our city on its facebook page the group patriot prayer bills the rally as a "day of freedom, spirituality, unity, pace and patriotism. " and group member joey gibson has posted a video saying this is not a white supremicist rally .sot joey gibson/patriot prayer 1 lets talk about logic , we have a black speaker a hispanic speaker we got an asian, we got a brown man right here and a transsexual and we aren't talking about race we are talking about america , freedom and love and godbut san francisco mayor ed lee isn't buying it.sotpeople are coming here to comit violence, not to have an academic dialogue, not to have a fire chat on difrferences of opinion, they are coming here to promote violence. 149/to promote violence (pam) thank you dan (grant) a day after protesters plan to rally at crissy field. they will cross the bay to berkeley. the east bay city has seen this before --- two protests earlier this year turned bloody. kron-4's (grant) dan thank you (pam)
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(pam) thank you dan (grant) a day after protesters plan to rally at crissy field. they will cross the bay to berkeley. the east bay city has seen this before --- two protests earlier this year turned bloody. kron-4's gabe slate joins us live from where the latest rally is expected to go down.. with how police are bracing for potential violence. ((gabe on camera lead))it feels like the calm before the storm here in berkeley everyone knows these events coming the weekend of the 26th have the potential for violence. and destruction.. there is a lot of local businesses around these
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planned protests who have already had their fair share of windows broken from past events.they can't stop these protests from happening but officials told me they will be ready no matter what happens. here's what it looked like the here's what it here's what it looked like the last two previous times this year alt right groups staged events in berkeley. weapons, shields, pepper spray punches nats -- blood violence broke out between them and people who did not agree with some of their extremist views. both sides were violent. after what happened in charlottesville virgina. berkeley police are getting ready for the planned protests by alt right groups. coming their way the weekend of the 26th. sound from: andrew j. frankel, sergeant / berkeley police department"we
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are talking to nearby departments to help" sergeant frankel says they have put neighboring police departmetns on standby if they need more law enforcement to contain the crowds they will bring them in he also told me they need assistance from berkeley businesses.. they can't have anything not bolted down on the streets of berkeley on the days of the events. sound from: andrew j. frankel, sergeant / berkeley police department"no chairs or potted plants all that stuff turns into missiles after the fact " the police can't stop these events from takeing place but if they do turn voilent they want the public's help to prosecute criminal actions ((gabe on camera tag))the police here are not the only ones making plans before these big events take place.. coming up on kron 4 news at 10.we hear from the mayor of berkeley who had some very interesting things to say about the permit for this event in berkeley gabe slate kron 4 news (grant) thank you gabe for that report. (pam) a day after condeming hate groups in
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charlottesville by name. president trump re-enforced a controversial statement from saturday.. in a heated press conference today.(grant) the president is now once again...blaming ábothá sides for the deadly violence in charlottesville.(cam3) as stacey cohan reports... he lashed out at what he called the alt=left ... saying counter-protestors are also responsible for saturday's terror. pres. donald trump: "i think there is blame on both sides"a defiant president trump not mincing words over the devastating violence in charlottesville, virginia. a white supremacist rally turned deadly on saturday as marchers clashed with counterprotes ters. at a press conference tuesday, trump responded to critics of his saturday which he said there was violence on many sides.pres. donald trump: "the statement i made on saturday, the first statement, was a fine statement, but you don't make statements that direct until you know the facts."on monday, the president did condemn several groups directly. but under rapid- fire questioning from reporters, trump doubled-down on his original remarks.pres. donald trump: "what about the
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alt-left that came charging at, as you say, the alt-right?" pres. donald trump: "you also had people that were very fine people. on both sides." pres. donald trump: "this week it is robert e. lee. i noticed stonewall jackson was coming down. i wonder, is it george washington next week?former ku klux klan leader david duke went so far as to thank the president on twitter for the support. reaction from lawmakers on both sides has been swift rep. will hurd, (r) texas: "i don't think anybody should be looking at getting props from a grand dragon of the kkk as any kind of sign of success." sen. richard blumenthal, (d) connecticut: "stunning abdication of moral leadership by the president of the united states" (grant) major cities across the u-s are bracing (grant) major cities across the u-s are bracing for a wave of alt-right rallies. the largest is titled the "march on google" rally. it's to protest the firing of google emploee james damore following his controversial memo about diversity. these google demonstrations
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are happening in nine cities saturday ---including mountain view in the bay area, atlanta, los angeles, new york and washington d-c damore has said he "will likely" not participate... and does not support the alt-right. (pam) still reeling from the violence at charlottsville and president's statements today, congresswoman anna eshoo dropped by our kron 4 studios. vicki liviakis did the interview... how would you describe it? (vicki) pam, like so many... the congresswoman had some strong feelings... especially about what is and isn't coming out of the white house at a dark time. ... i think about that every day.
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(vicki) the congresswoman says she is hopeful about the nation's future and encouraged by public engagement in the process. but violence and hatred, she says, has no place in civil society. and needs to be called out for what it is. pam, grant? (grant) tonight we are learning a california man with ties to white nationalism helped organize a demonstration that led to violence in virginia. now that man's father is disavowing his son. nathan damigo is the founder of a white nationalist group called identity evropa. the 31 year old is no stranger to controversy. back in
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april he was caught on video punching a woman during a brawl at a protest in berkeley. his views have also stirred controversy on the campus on cal state stanilaus where he was a student. now his father --peter lodge- is publicly condemning his son's views. damigo responded on twitter saying " this is sick. not only are out parents disenfranchising us, but htey are throwing us under the bus when we confront the mess they made. (pam) in the aftermath of the charlottesville violence... there are renewed calls for the removal of confederate statutes. baltimore, louisville, gainesville, nashville and more. all places where lawmakers are taking a stand... and people are demanding the statues be taken down. some monuments have been vandalized with paint. others covered up by protesters. and people in durham north carolina toppled a statue last night. some
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celebrated by spitting on and kicking the broken statue. supporters of removing the monuments say they distort history and romanticize those who fought to preserve slavery. ahead at eight.. an east bay police agency apologizing. after a mishap on twitter sends out a controversial message to thousands. plus. he lived and died for his music. hear from the father of a murdered musician who now says some people are trying to take advantage of that tragedy. and gunfire on a busy san francisco street after a security guard confronts someone leaving the store. (grant) tonight a san francisco
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clothing store is still closed after a shooting right outside its front doors.(pam) kron four's spencer blake is live at the corner of fifth street and howard.spencer, we know this shooting involved a security guard. yes, apparently therewas quite a scuffle when it all went down.normally this store would be open until nine o' can see the gates locked out in front. it's because at about 2:40 this afternoon, police say a 32-year-old white man was trying to steal something from the store.the security guard called him out on it, and the
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suspected shoplifter started attacking the guard.out front there are still blood stains on the sidewalk from where the guard shot at the suspect three times.he has non-life- threatening injuries.i ran into someone who saw some of the excitement from his hotel window across the street. (sot) "so there was like all these police cars at one point there was like sirens and everything. there was like six police cars and an emt and i saw somebody being pulled out." (vo)he snapped this picture earlier today.both the guard and the security guard went to the hospital.the security guard had to get medically cleared after the beating he received so he could answer questions from police.the manager of the store had been letting his employees out through the locked gate periodicallywhile a lot of people were peeking through the window trying to figure out what happened. i also got word from a police
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officer that the store should be back open tomorrow morning. live in san francisco, spencer blake, kron four news. (grant) today a former concord dental assistant pleaded guilty to multiple counts of child molestation.. alejandro saro was arrested in april of last year for molesting multiple children at dental offices across the east bay. police say saro did this while the victims were under sedation.,and that they identified four female victims were between the ages of five and 13-years-old. officials say saro will spend 25-years to life in prison when he is sentenced next month. (pam) in the south bay... the suspect arrested in the murder of a san jose liquor store owner, was in
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court today ... the victim was affectionately known as 'charlie' by those in the neighborhood... .(grant) k-r-o-n-4's rob fladeboe was at the court house tracking the latest. this is the mug shot of 21 year-old muniunmee hendrix, who entered department 23 in handcuffs and chained at the waist. he is charged with murder in the killing of this man, charlie ly, the owner of jim's liquors on quimby road in east san jose. police say hendrix was the masked man who walked into the liquor store a week ago monday night and shot and killed charlie ly after ly refused to open the cash register. hendrix then allegedly threatened to kill ly's wife as she was calling 911. identified on surveillance video and linked to a burglary, hendrix was arrested in merced last friday. there was a brief statement from deputy district attorney matt braker.matt
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braker/dep. district attorney "...this was an unbearable tragedy for the ly family and for the entire community, he was a store owner who was assassinated trying to defend his store and his family. he is facing one chargeof murder with the use of a gun and one charge of robbery with the use of a gun...."charlie ly's killing touched a nerve in the community as his now closed store has seen a growing memorial and vigil in his name. several family members were in court tuesday but had no comment either before or after the hearing. before his arrest hendrix was on probation after pleading no contest for carrying a loaded gun in connection with an earlier case where he was initially charged with attempted murder only to see the charge reduced when he successfully argued he shot another man in self defenserob fladeboe/san jose".....hendrix is being held without bail
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pending. he will enter a formal plea later this month. he faces 60 years to life in prison. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) the alameda county sheriff's department is facing serious backlash ... after a deputy says he accidentally re-tweeted a video from a known white supremacist.(pam) this is the re-tweet that created quite a stir on social media last night. deputy ray kelly says, he was working on research on white supremacist groups late last night. this comes with word that white supremacist groups plan to come to the bay area for planned events. kelly, who says, he is still getting the hang of social media... apologizes for the retweet. he says,
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neither he nor the sheriff's department... stands for white supremacist beliefs. ( grant ) a live look outside... (pam) brittney has the forecast
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tuesday...low clouds that spread well inland overnight have mostly retreated to the coast, aside from across san francisco and around the monterey bay region. with this, temperatures are generally running a few degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday. this slight warming trend is also a result of warming temperatures aloft as high pressure builds in from the west.
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new ahead at 8. two pit bulls being called heroes - -after stepping between a venomous snake and two young children.(pam) a local nurse and mother of four... set to deported --- allowed to stay one more day. but the family has just been dealt a crushing blow. ((gary sports tease))"coming up a little bit later in this broadcast. you better believe it, we've got giants highlights from miami. bumgarner versus stanton, kind of exciting to watch. a play or two there. and also, you gotta see this derek carr. it looked like a music video, it smelled like a music video. it derek carr doing a music video? a little buit later in this broadcast." ((grant))here's what we are tracking tonight for kron 4 news at ten.. plenty of people are sounding off about president trump's polarizing press conference today where he flip flopped his position about last weekend's deadly protest in charlottesville.
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tonight some trump supporters here in the bay area are supporting the commander in chief. why they are defending the president's stance that both sides are to blame for the violence.that's tonight on kron 4 news at ten...
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a nurse and mother of four ... allowed to stay in the bay area one more day... will be deported tomorrow. maria mendoza- sanchez, her husband and their son were scheduled to leave today. but were granted a stay of deportation. they filed another stay request.. but that was denied. people rallied around the family yesterday in oakland. sanchez and her husband have lived in the u-s for nearly 30 years... and for half that time, they have faced deportation. they have been granted stays in the past. but their attorney says, now they have exhausted all options. the couple will
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take their 12- year old son back to mexico. their three other children will stay here. ahead at eight.. fired over a controversial memo at google.... tonight hear from the former employee who is doubling down on his comments about women in the tech workplace. plus. a popular fast food chain facing legal trouble over what a customer says they found in their sandwich."the hardest part is facing the fact that you have lost your own child.'" and a father talks to kron 4 and a father and a father talks to kron 4 ... about the sudden death of his son.... run over by a car in a robbery... next, how his family wants to remember the musician... while others are trying to take advantage of their loss.
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terrible world where someone would kill another person over a computer."(pam) a father mourns the loss of his son.. ...killed last week... during robbery in oakland.(pam) the musician is being remembered tonight... ..even as some are trying to take advantage of this family's tragedy.(grant) the man's father spoke first with kron 4's justine waldman. she is here now with us ... justine, ??? (justine) david deporis.... had all his music stored on his computer... a lifetime of lyrics and songs. his father tells me...david lived for his music. and died trying to protect it. sot when you kill a person you kill his familyfacing the future without his son gene deporis reflects on the life of his boy 40 year old david deporis .nats musicthe singer- songwriter-storyteller was suddenly killed trying to protect what he loved most his music.sot and the irony is that the boy wrote a song called non-violent traveler. and that that traveler of mine that son of mine would die from violencein the middle of the day last week, while
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sitting at a cafe in temescal.someone stole the david's laptop.he ran after the robbergrabbing on to the side of the getaway car but was dragged to his death.nats of singningsome friends believe david's latest album was on the stolen laptop. prompting his reaction to run after it....sot it says he was dedicated to his music and he was brave as hella memorial is planned for september to honor the man, his father says was larger than, friend are trying to compile this music.a lifetime of art that they don't want lost with his death.they've started a campaign to raise money to make it available in one place.. from editing and producinghis recordings to share his voice with the world. nats signingsot i want to make dam sure that no one feels the pain that we are living with right nowgene was abroad when he got the life changing call his son was dead. he praises oakland police for their investigationbut no arrest have been made.sot anyone who practice violence should be taken off the streets /////sot my son died with incredible riches but he died way too soon.
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(justine) unfortunately there are fake go fund me sites out there... trying to raise money for david's funeral. but his dream, according to his father, would be to share his music. and that is what they are raising money for... so the correct site is on our website (pam) software
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engineer james damore is defending the memo that got him fired from google. damore's controversial manifesto stated .... there are fewer women in tech jobs partly due to "biological factors" .. which cause them to choose other professions. (grant)damore defended his memo in an interview with c-n-n.. (grant) in response to damore's claim that google is psychologically unsafe for conservatives, the company said in a statement... "an important part of our culture is lively debate. but like any workplace, that doesn't mean that anything goes."damore told cnn he doesn't support the alt right, and says it's unlikely he'll participate in an upcoming
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anti-google protest planned. (pam) time to check the forecast.. brittney is here tuesday...low clouds that spread well inland overnight have mostly retreated to the coast, aside from across san francisco and around the monterey bay region. with this, temperatures are generally running a few degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday. this
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slight warming trend is also a result of warming temperatures aloft as high pressure builds in from the west.
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(pam) less than week from can watch the eclipse right here on kron four. kron4 morning news will have extended coverage on august 21st ... beginning at 10 a.m. we'll have cameras across the country and the bay area... as the eclipse happens. that's one week from yesterday... at 10 a.m. on kron 4. (pam) for less than 10 dollars you can rent a bike all day in san francisco (grant) they are called "ford go bikes" they are new to the bay... but there are some issues ... sound of buttons being pushed this couple from hayward, had to swap in one of their ford go bikes because there was a problem it she checked it out
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before pulled it out this time (seats ok) yup (gears ok) let's hope so (breaks ok) didn't get that far but let's hope so.there bike was returned because how was you ride the bike it wasn't very good (tell me about it) look at the gear and then this one was broken i had to take it off one of the other bikes but that wasn't all, also there was a problem with the gears you can't even so it's supposed to be make it easier or harder to ride and somebody broke it the wires are sticking out see look at this theres no wires sticking out but this one doesn't work so we're trading it in so what if i told you someone has been vandalizing these bikes that's obviously what happened in the same location one of the bikes had the grip where the gears are removed completely ford go bikes have been the target of some major shenanigans in san francisco at one of the other kiosks this bike has a flat tire and yes flat tires and bikes kinda go hand and handexcept over at embacadero and bryant, there are multiple bikes with the air let out of the front tires .. many had the seats turned backwards but that's an easy fix nats: ambiancebut
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what's not an easy fix is what happened over at 15th and folsom where a kiosk had paint splashed over the rack the payment center and some of the bikes i arrived after most of the paint was removed but it was clear they used a can of paint.. there is speculation as to who is responsible for the problems which i will be looking deeper into that subject but for now, before you use one of the bikes check to make sure no one has let the air out the tires, check to make sure the seat is secure . or just look for the red light nats: ambiance that's an indication that something may be wrong..i put in a call to the bike share company motivate and they are aware whats happening in san francisco they say it's not unusual, it has happened in other cities, they expect the problem to die downhowever, if you see a bike which appears damaged, let them know so it can be fixed in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news still ahead at 8, two pit bulls face down a deadly danger --- putting themselves between a snake and
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two children and next. chick -fil -a slapped with a lawsuit over what a customer found when she bit into (pam) fast- food chain
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chick-fil-a is being sued by a woman who claims a rodent was baked inside of her sandwich.(pam) 46-year-old ellen (man-fah-lou-tee) manfalouti says, she felt something funny when she bit into her sandwich back in november of last year. her co-worker says, she knew it was a rodent because of the whiskers and tail. manfalouti is suing the company for 50- thousand dollars ... for physical and psychological damage. chick-fil-a has yet to respond. (grant)two pit bulls are credited with saving two young children from a venomous snake. the dog's owner says her
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pets acted in an instant taking on a copperhead snake. just inches away from that poisonous predator were her two grandchildren --one is four the other just one year old. the price the pups paid...both were bitten by the venomous snake. and had to quickly get to the vet for anti-=venom fighting back tears -- the dog's owner says without the dogs stepping in --- it could have been much worse "i'm overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone involved." "that absolutely would have been one of my grandchildren whether it be yesterday, or today or tomorrow."(grant) paco is already up and running around at home.slayer is still recovering at the vet, but has been wagging his tail and is in good spirits.
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(pam) in sports... we have more reaction from the raiders concering marshawn lynch's decision to sit during the national anthem...(grant)... and madison bumgarner is not happy with giancarlo stanton on this drive... gary will tell you why... have giants highlights... and all the sports... coming up
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u.s. retail sales post biggest
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increase in seven months. u.s. retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in july as consumers boosted purchases of motor vehicles and lifted discretionary spending, suggesting the economy continued to gain momentum early in the third quarter.
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the giants second of three games in miamigiancarlo stanton versus madison bumgaernerand stanton gets the best of him in the 3rd inning taking mad-bum way out to center stanton's 6th straight game with a home run (44) bumgarner didn't like the way stanton looked at his drive sraring him down all the way to 1st basetop 7th/ 4-4 tiedenard span singles through the hole carlos moncrief decides to test stanton's arm in right stanton throws the ball away at 3rd base and into the stands an extra base for moncrief who scores on the error 5-4 giants(span: 3 hirs, 2-run homer)top 8th/ 6-4 giantsrider jones pulls one down the right-field line and it is gone for a solo home run final: 9-4 giantsbumgarner (3- 5): 6 ip, 9 hits, 4 runs
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the raiders back at camp in napa today
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the 49ers in santa clarabrian hoyer only threw 4 passes last friday may get more time at home this saturdaybut the big storykatie sowers was a coaching intern with the 49ers this off-season the niners want her to stay on as a full-time assistant becoming the 2nd women to be a full-time nfl coachshe was also an intern for kyle shanhan in atlanta the coach talked about her today(sot: shanahan) "she did a really good job for us in atlanta. she's done a real good job here. she's a hard worker. you don't even notice her because she just goes to work and does what's asked and because of that she's someone we would like to keep around. we'd like her internship not
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to end. so, i guess that would mean full-time." for those who think nba payers like kevin durant and lebron james don't like each other these guys are all pretty friendly in fact here are durant james carmelo other nba players playing other nba anthony and carmelo james durant james carmelo anthony and other nba players playing a pickup game all three are training at "the academy" in new york city described as "'black ops' training for nba elite" the location is evedently kept a secret
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tonight at 10 you never called me about the bite (what are
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you taking about i never called you) you never called me (what are you talking about your dog bit somebody lwets not get the dog agitated he did not bite anyone no he did not sir i going to introduce you to san francisco police departments vicious and dangerous dog unit in the next edition of people behaving badly (grant)the x-files is next... then, we are back at 10:00 with the day's big stories...including people behaving badly gary radnich has sports.. and your four zone weather forecast with brittney shipp. it's the kron 4 news at ten ... right here on the bay area's news station. last weather and goodbye
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mulder: we call it the miracle of life. conception: a union of perfect opposites-- essence transforming into existence-- an act without which mankind would not exist and humanity cease to exist. or is this just nostalgia now? an act of biology commandeered by modern science and technology? godlike, we extract, implant, inseminate... and we clone. but has our ingenuity rendered the miracle into a simple trick? in the artifice of replicating life, can we become the creator? then what of the soul? can it, too, be replicated? does it live in this matter we call dna?


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