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pushed a crane around in san francisco. áátoss to john for wx
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more breaking news from oveer night... strong winds causing widspread damge across the bay area. this is video from
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los gatos over night. this along black road just before beggs road. you can see the tree limbs scattered all across the scattered all across the road... making for dangerous driving conditions. we have team coverage of the overnight damage from the strong winds. kron 4's will tran tracking it all down for us from the north bay. will where are you right now? thanks will. thanks will. thanks will.
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now we want to continue our team coverage of the wind damage.kron 4's sara stinson is live in san francisco.sara?
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thanks sara. and we have new video into the kron 4 newsroom... this is a tree that came down along highway one near miramontes point road in half moon bay. you can see crews working overnight to clear the tree. and take a look at this video from a kron 4 viewer showing a downed tree in san francisco's dog patch neighborhood.if you have wind damage in your area... we wind damage in your area... we want to see it. you can send us your photos or videos using the kron 4 app. all you have to do is tap the report-it tab. the strong winds is also causing power outages across the bay area. this is a map of the current outages from p-g-and-e.
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a grime milestone-- california becomes the first state to record more than 3-million covid-19 cases.. according to johns hopkins university. to put this latest surge into perspective -- california reached 2- million cases less than a month ago. more than 33-thousand people have died from the virus. the vaccine distribution has hit another snag. this morning more than 300-thousand doses of the moderna vaccine are sitting idle. providers were ordered to stop using them over concerns of allergic reactions. doctors say there is a specific chemical in the vaccine that is causing the allergic reactions. less than 10-people in southern california received the vaccine at the same site and needed medical attention. the problem is--many people
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have no clue that they're even allergic until after they receive < "there's a component of the polyethelyneglycol or peg which is which is found in things like...used a preservative in foods. so we get in everyday life. if you know you're allergic to it, you vaccinated." // "if you have other allergies like something like that there's no reason not to get tell them if you have had an anaphylatic reaction and just tell them and they'll watch you minutes." > doses from the same lot were distributed here in the bay area. santa clara county health leaders say county health leaders say none of the vaccines have been administered. in alameda county providers received the doses, and have been told not to administer them. san francisco health leaders received 8-thousand vaccines and say it will impact scheduled vaccinations this week since there are no
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replacements available. happening today-- if you live or work in san francisco you can sign up to get notified of when you're eligible to get a covid-19 vaccine. the city is setting up three sites at city college, s-f market in the bayview, and moscone center. no word on when these sites will open. vaccines are in limited supply so even though you sign up for a notification, you may not get a vaccine until months later. later.
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( darya ) 4 your money this morning-- new movies are about to be delayed again. and the irs says americans should file taxes electronically this year. jane king is live in new york with those stories and more. ( jane )good morning the irs urged americans to file their taxes electronically this year as the agency deals with a backlog of nearly 7 million unprocessed paper returns from last year. the irs announced that it was delaying the start of the 2021 tax season, which usually begins at the end of january, to feb. 12 to prevent further backlogs. hollywood studios are starting to delay movies that are due to hit theatres in february in march. they are being postponed or
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going straight to streaming due to still high cases of covid. "morbius," a "spider-man" spinoff scheduled for release on march 19, will now debut on oct. 8. restaurants are buying less food than before the pandemic as they struggle to stay afloat. restaurant operators were spending more on carryout boxes and bags as the demand for takeout and delivery increased. around 40,000 restaurants nationwide spent 24.5% less on food and other items per quarter in 2020 than they did prior to the pandemic, according to a report by buyers edge platform. gas prices are rapidly rising across the country according to aaa. it says the current average in san francisco is 3-54 a gallon. the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline has increased by five cents to $2.36, which is eight cents more than a week ago, 20 cents more than a month ago. live from new oyrk 'm jane king back to you thanks jane coming up on the kron 4 morning news-- the search for a missing 12 year old who was swept out to sea resumes this morning. hear from a witness ...
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♪ [coughs] ♪ [inhales] [exhales] ♪ [camera click] [inhales] halls breathe it in happening now. a search is underway to find a 12-year-old boy who was swept out by the waves at half moon bay. kron 4's taylor bisacky has the latest on the search efforts. now>
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the
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forecast. weather.weatherweather.
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back to our breaking overnight news-- we're waking up to damage all over the streets from the strong
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overnight winds. kron 4's sara stinson is live in san francisco. sara?
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thanks sara. breaking overnight. a home in the north bay is destroyed in last night's damaging winds. kron 4's will tran is in santa rosa to show us what is left behind. will?
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thanks will. the strong winds is also causing power outages across the bay area. this is a map of the current outages from p-g-and-e.
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happening today-- congress kicks off the first confirmation hearings later this morning for president- elect joe biden's cabinet nominations. this as preparations for tomorrow's inauguration continue. washington correspondent jessi turnure has more.
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make sure to tune into kron 4's inauguration day coverage this wednesday. the formal ceremony begins at 8-a-m and will conclude with the "celebrating america" concert at 5:30-p-m. still still ahead on the kron 4 morning news-- wednesday marks the beginning of a new era for women in american politics. how vice president-elect kamala harris' sorority sisters are responding ..
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students... with thousands of kids across the country attending school online ... many moms are staying home with them. in the past two decades... the employment for women has only dropped below 57-percent áthree times... áall three of those times-- were in 20-20. one mother says she had to halt operations at her business in to take care of her kids. she admits... it hasn't been
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wednesday wednesday will mark the beginning of a new era for women in american politics when vice president-elect kamala harris is sworn into office. and it will be áextra special for members of the alpha kappa alpha sorority. sonseeahray tonshall explains why. nat sot washington.bringing her to calling now harris' calling - a has added to harris' calling - a calling now bringing her to washington.
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look at the political glass ceilings vice president elect kamala harris has shattered. first in the bay area then across california and in washington, d-c. join kron 4's pam moore tonight at 9:30 for "kamala harris: first but not the last." (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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two of the biggest jackpots in lottery history are getting even ábigger. the mega millions has a projected 850-million jackpot. it is the third largest in lottery history. the drawing is tonight. meanwhile-- a projected meanwhile-- meanwhile-- a
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projected 730-million will be up for grabs tomorrow night in the drawing. this is the fourth largest game's history largest in u-s it has been nearly two years since a lottery jackpot has large. no one game's top september. coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news-- starting today if you live or work in san francisco you can get notified of when you are eligibile to get a covid-19 vaccine. plus-- we're seeing a lot of damage across the bay area after strong gusts pushed through. team coverage continues.. (ácommercialá) breaking news from
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overnight... strong winds causing widspread damge across the bay area. this is video from los gatos over night. this along black road just before black road just before beggs road. you can see scattered all across the road... making for dangerous driving conditions. and here is a look at the conditions right now... this is a live look along the embarcadero this morning... you can see the flag blowing in the wind. good morning. good morning. i'm darya folsom. and i'm james fletcher. we have team coverage of the wind damage all across the bay area this morning. a


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