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they were all shocked. reggie: bay area great callingng it bringg re e emioodbye. kusi: if you haven't stepped outside, you want some rain boots or novella. you are looking live outside and mike is tracking lingering showers. reggie: you are wat you a news, live on abc 7, hulu live, and wherever you stream. mike: good morning. love the conviction -- go get those boots. do something. [laughter] take care of yourself. here's a look at the storm impacts scale, mainly for this morning. we are starting to see the steady light rain moving off to the east. we will have some patches of light rain, especially up in the north bay, and some drizzle possible to the rest of the morning commute. we doubt that into san jose, you can see around willow glen down
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toward campbell and eatonville, that is where we have the best rain. definitely slick on the 101, 880 camera. mild temperatures in the 60 degree range, we will be in the low to mid 60's at noon. low to mid 60's, little warmer with more sunshine by 4:00. kumasi: we have no information about president biden's plan to mandate vaccinations in the office. in the last 30 minutes, the administration releasing information about the timeline for employees at private companies to get vaccinated. this is company -- this is coming as the president declares to -- plans to declare covid-19 as workplace hazard. amy: it is official, just cannot. from office workers to grocery store clerks, this affects you. here are some details, some bullet points from this major announcement. workers in a business with more than 100 people must be vaccinated by january the fourth
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or be tested weekly for covid. businesses must pay employees for the time they take to get vaccinated. the unvaccinated must wear at work. the president already put a vaccine mandate in place for federal workers. this would impact private businesses. some republican governors have united against the plan, calling it federal overreach. they are concerned this will bring hardship to business owners who are already facing a labor shortage. the president said vaccine mandates work and are good for the economy. businesses that do not comply could face a $14,000 fine per infraction. reporting live, abc 7 news. reggie: drop in clinics begin pediatric covid-19 vaccinations today. sky seven was overhead as the county rolled out some of the first doses in the bay area yesterday. this is that the county fairgrounds in san jose. the county plans to vaccinate
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2000 five to 11-year-olds. >> our sites have been preparing for weeks, knowing this time was coming. we have identified staff, onboard staff, trained them about the difference in dosages. reggie: you can make an appointment for your child at kumasi: now that a covid vaccine is available, we know a lot of you are wondering if your child will have to prove they are vaccinated. the live desk has what san francisco health officials are saying. jobina: san francisco's health officer dr. susan phillips says she expects the city's current mandate to be extended to children ages five to 11, but not right away. this means younger kids would be required to show proof of vaccination to enter certain public spaces, including restaurants, gyms and large events like the warriors games. during a meeting with parents
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tuesday night, dr. phillips said the order would take effect once enough time has passed for them to fully be vaccinated. children are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their second dose of pfizer's vaccine. the shots are supposed to be given three weeks apart. when the mandate is extended to younger children, they will not be required to show a photo id along with proof of vaccination, since many of them do not have one. students in san francisco are not required to be vaccinated to attend in-person classes, but governor newsom issued a state mandate that is expected to go into effect in phases here. bacteria. kumasi: -- back to you jobina: bacteria. kumasi: -- jobina: back to you. kumasi: reggie: bay area committed members and state leaders are remembering long time alameda county supervisor.
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a car hit her near shoreline drive and grant avenue in alameda. she suffered a head injury and died shortly after in oakland. this morning, flowers lined the street where the crash happened as the community she served speaks about her legacy. >> people don't know how much they're going to miss her yet. they're not even going to realize how much she did for our community. >> she was very strong voice. she was fearless and very astute politically. she was able to get things done. reggie: the driver who hit her state at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. her career in politics spanned 30 years, including time with the california assembly and two stints with the alameda but -- county board of supervisors. we have been updating you on her death and the outpouring of community support on our abc 7 bay area app. you can demo the app and enable
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push alerts you can get breaking news as that happens. search abc 7 bay area in the app store. kumasi: it is going to be an emotional day for giants fans. buster posey is expected to announce his retirement today after a 12 season career. this is according to a report from the f lytic -- athletic. giants fans are showing their support. at last night's boyars game -- warriors game, some were his jersey. the champion was more than just a baseball player to many that we spoke with. >> he is an amazing player. i am 27, i remember seeing that when i was in like eighth grade, high school. it kind of inspired me more to root for local teams. >> it is pretty emotional for all of us fans. he has been here for 12 years. he is the heart and soul of the giants, we are going to miss him. kumasi: buster was the last player still on the giants who
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played on all three world series title winning teams. no word on what announcement, what time that will happen. but we know this will beat the front page of the san francisco's chronicle sports section will be. it will be orange instead of green. enrollment numbers are suffering at san francisco unified. as pinching to fix it. -- a sweeping change to fix it. reggie: another bear breaking in to a california home made its way right to the valuables. mike: unfortunately, noo across the entire state from last week to this week. the classic hollywood story. we meet the hero, the all-new nissan frontier.
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reggie: pg&e has reached a settlement with state regulators
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over the 2019 kincade fire. it is going to cost shareholders. under this proposed agreement, shareholders would pay $40 million to the state general fund and another 85 million to remove abandoned equipment. the kincade fire start near the geysers into geothermal fields in sonoma and lake counties. they ignited by electrical transmission lines. it burned nearly 78,000 acres and destroyed 174 homes. mike: we're just coming out of the height of the diablo win season. don't you feel a sense of relief? ellie's house much anxiety because of all the rain that is help us quash the fire threat -- at least because of all the rain. also little bit of light rain hanging around shannon road just south of 85 headed sort santa teresa boulevard. that is about it as you look at the future radar. this thing is clearing out us for a steady rain. there could be a few pockets in the next couple hours in a
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little drizzle here and there. the steadiest rain moves on during the morning commute, but water remains on the roads. come while that is in san francisco, 58 to 61 degrees. same thing everywhere, starting to see a little cooling. back to san francisco, average height is 68. even with increasing sunshine, we hang out in the mid 60's, 60 five this afternoon, dropping to 59 at 8:00. we will take a look at those chances of rain in the seven day forecast. let's look at the commute. jobina: so many crashes this morning. our newest crash we are following is going to be in fremont, involving multiple cars on seven 880 at the were in avenue. just got an update that the fire department is going to be shutting down the thorton avenue on-ramp. just a heads up, that will clog the commute for sure. live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, meeting lights came on at
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5:40. i want to reiterate how slick it has been and how do crashes we have been covering. take your time. if you are on the bay bridge, there are still lights out on the western span. it is going to be a bit dark. wrapping up with a live look at walnut creek showing off 680. kumasi: new twist to being added to your starbucks drink starting today. there is a usable -- usual festive drink we are not seeing. reggie: it will not have diamonds in it. [laughter] it does have red and green sprinkles. i just looked it up, so there is that. west, tom hanks proving he is more like one of us because he has turned down jeff bezos to go to a flight to space. kumasi: a bay area high school hit with outrageous vandalism by three to for groups on halloween. the principal thinks he knows the source of the problem. reggie:
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i drop off and pick up my kids from school so, i can't work early. or late. and i need to make enough to make it worthwhile. i can only work two days a week. and it can't interfere with my other job. i can do full-time. just not daytime. and i need benefits. good ones. and you know, it would be nice if you paid for my tuition. like all of it. ♪ ♪ ♪
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kumasi: there are new developments in the deadly movie set shooting. the husband of the cinematographer who was killed has hired an attorney from a firm that specializes in wrongful death cases. two weeks after the death, investigators are still trying to determine how live rounds ended up on the set. a lawyer for the film's armor is suggesting, without evidence, the incident could have been an act of sabotage by a disgruntled crewmember. >> can you even imagine it was an act of sabotage? >> god no. especially on the crew, we are all friends. kumasi: in the wake of the shooting, more film makers are pledging change. after dwayne johnson told variety that all projects
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produced by his company will only use rubber guns. reggie: new details about vandalism at a high school on halloween night. the students prize-winning 529 pound pumpkin smash to the ground by one group. surveillance footage shows another taking part in school egging. it is the actions of a third group that is considered the most disappointing. >> they spray-painted racial racist and homophobic slurs across campus. in some cases, targeting specific teachers by name on classroom walls and windows. reggie: tuesday, council and school district addressed underage drink in, and parties. there will be harsher punishment for parents who host parties that provide alcohol to those under age and for kids caught breaking the rules. currently, this is an ongoing conversation. kumasi: in the east bay, some oakland tech students are upset over their school's response to
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reports of sexual harassment. h's protest yesterday over unified school district's policies. some students even directly confronted the district spokesperson, who says the district is taking action. >> one of the things we are doing today is making sure every teacher, every administrator knows exactly how to handle each situation. kumasi: one student says there was a sexual assault at oakland tech last week and while the school held a rally to address it the next day, students say staff and teachers were not supportive. oakland unified will start hosting classes at oakland tech next week to teach students about consent inappropriate sexual behavior. in fiction change of the processes in the works in san francisco unified school district. the financially struggling districts as it wants to scrap
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the current lottery base system in an effort to increase enrollment. district officials say they are working to create a zone-based process to begin in 2024. >> ensures families have a choice amongst a small group of schools, that they will be close to their home, predictable they will get one of those schools and the school will be more diverse because the families in the neighborhoods are attending neighborhood schools. kumasi: the district says it will hold in person enrollment workshops for parents and even go doorknocking to help parents fill applications. ring the pandemic, 3500 students left the district. reggie: the holiday season returns to starbucks today. these are the designs for this year's cups. the festive drinks include the new sugar cookie almond milk latte and old favorites like the peppermint mocha, caramel relay -- crème brûlée. i am sorry if you like eggnog, it looks like the eggnog latte did not make the cut this year. mike: oh. kumasi: sad.
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reggie: more on that later. a homeowner says that they are broke into his southern california home, made a mess and ate the fried chicken. >> hey. reggie: heeeee shows the bear sitting on a kitchen counter chowing down on a bucket of kfc. you heard him say a name, t saya is his parakeet. he is calling for him in the video, i assume he is fine. kitchen bear is not the only uninvited guest. there was at least one more insight into one more outside. he eventually got them all out by making loud noises. it is finger licking good. mike: yeah. paw licking in this case. reggie: can we get back to the starbucks thing? i looked it up, i did the work. you're welcome. those sugar cookie l l
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grams of fat, 25 grams of sugar and 150 calories. i have to say, for starbucks drink, all of that is pretty low. kumasi: was the serving size? reggie: a very comparable to the regular latte with 2% milk. mike: that is doable. reggie: don't get into the chestnut praline, the peppermint mocha. mike: do tell. reggie: chestnut praline is 14 grams of fat, 38 grams of sugar and 330 calories. further grande day -- for the grande. that is your nutrition report this morning. [laughter] mike: that is why we are all heading back to the gym. 6:20 on a damp thursday morning. here's a look at the bay bridge, we are looking at the western span.
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still pretty damp, even though the steadiest rain has moved on. if you pockets of drizzle, maybe some light rain around diablo, blacklock. also along camino and danville. just now leaving coyote in morgan hill, more around sammartino, some light rainfall. this is what it leaves behind, this is what you have to deal with for the rest of the commute. damp conditions until the sun comes up and starts to dry it, that'll be toward the end of the commute. damp morning followed by a dry and breezy afternoon. cooler tonight. 10 to 15 degrees cooler with stars and patchy fog. the wicked will be a mixture of sun and clouds, definitely feel like fall with temperatures in the 60's. today, mid to upper 60's, about 65 to 68. that is cooler than yesterday. look at the wealth of 40's, turn the heater on before you go to bed or grab the extra blanket. let's take take take take t radar.
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we always talk about -- take it with a grain of salt when we talk about heavy rain. the medium-range models are not a very fine forecast grid. they are on a big grid, so they tend to over evaluate. here we are saturday with drizzle in the morning, then breezy and increasing sentient in the afternoon. the river may not even happen and if it does, it looks like this medium-range is pushing it further south. starting tomorrow into saturday, the high-resolution models pick it up and we definitely find -- fine-tune the forecast. until then, expect temptress to drop about a degree or two every day all the way until the rain hits monday into tuesday. wednesday we start drying out. reggie: thank you. good morning america coming up at 7:00 right here on abc 7. kumasi: ginger has a look at what is ahead. >> coming up on gma, the latest fallout from election night. emma kratz holding onto the governor's mansion in new jersey after big losses -- democrats.
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his ocular fireworks show on the hudson river as part of their celebration. during today's main celebration, more than one billion people across five faiths worldwide will exchange gifts, spent time with loved ones, eat and pray. mike: want to give you heads up, the latest monitor just dropped and nothing changed from last week to this week. only here in the bay area, but also across the entire state. we are still in the two highest extreme in the red, exceptional in the dark red. let's talk about the atmospheric river just a little bit more that we have been following. notice how it is not as narrow as it was before and is centering more to the south. it is right on the bay area, that is why the models flip-flopped. it dropped the rain totals from monday. kumasi: new job strike. they say they are done bargaining after workers rejected the latest proposal. john deere says there will not
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. reggie: making news at 6:30, storm a you were asleep. a wet commute this morning and we are seeing problem spots. kumasi: a breakthrough in britain overnight. authorization granted for the first antiviral pill fantasy 6 million -- shown it to successfully treat covid-19. reggie: if you are a true fan, you will know where this is. you need to tell me, which one is this. is this disneyland or disney world? look at the castle. come on. we've been through this. kumasi: halfway? -- have we? reggie: this is disney world, the castle is big. thank you mike. more on that magic in a second.
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[laughter] you are watching abc 7 news, live on abc 7, hulu live, and wherever you stream. we are going to start with mike's magical forecast. mike: it is pretty magical, it is nice when the storm follows the time when you predict that into you go. the steady rain is already out of here. we will be left with some pockets of rain and drizzle route the rest of the morning commute on this one light storm. let's take a look at future radar with future temperatures. near 60 as we had to 7:00, noticed some greener on the north bay. that is the best area for light rain. the higher elevation is best chance for drizzle. by noon, that is over. hitting 61 to 65 degrees. look at all the sunshine in the afternoon. 63 to about 69 degrees. if you're heading out this evening, back down your 60 under mostly clear sky by 7:00. reggie: developing news in the vaccine made a debate happening in town hall, schools and
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offices across the country. this morning, the proposing a sweeping nationwide mandate. this would apply to private businesses, grocery stores, meatpacking plants impacting about 80 million americans. our reporter is live. she has been going to the rules just released about an hour ago. amy: he is giving americans until after the holidays to do this. his newsgroups had asked for that timing. so he did give that. they have until january 4. but he is putting stiff fines into this mandate. he will find businesses have to lay if they do not comply. here are some of the highlights. workers and businesses with more than 100 people must be vaccinated by january the fourth or be tested weekly for covid. in the mandate, it says companies do not have to pay for
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covid test. businesses must pay employees for the time they take to get vaccinated. the unvaccinated must wear masks at work, that starts december 5. the president already put a vaccine mandate in place for federal workers, so this will impact private businesses. some republican governors have united against the plan. calling it federal overreach. they are concerned it will bring hardship to business owners already facing a labor shortage and most republican attorney generals have pledged they will file lawsuits against this to try and stop the mandate. the president has said vaccine mandates work and they are good for the economy. here the fine. this is that do not comply could face a $14,000 fine per infraction. reporting live, abc 7 news. reggie: new this morning, britain becomes the first country to approve a pill to
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treat covid-19. health officials granted conditional authorization to antiviral drug developed by merck. right now, it is not clear when the pill will become available. it is intended to be taken by adults with mild to moderate symptoms who have at least one risk factor for developing severe disease. the pill is pending review by regulators in the u.s. kumasi: new concerns of at the upcoming trial of three white men accused in the killing of ahmaud arbery. he was a shot to death will jogging near his home in georgia last year. jobina: this trial is being called a major test for racial justice in the deep south, but questions are being raised. nearly all of the jurors chosen are white, even though ahmaud arbery was black. the final jury in the glynn county georgia trial will include 11 white people, most of them women, and one black man. race was a key issue in jury selection after the prosecution accused the defense of purposefully walking black jurors of the 40 potential
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jurors, one fourth were black. the defense claimed that some of the potential black jurors have already formed opinions on the case. >> i wasn't surprised. that is just what we've already been facing in this case, just another part of the injustices that we see here in glynn county. jobina: in their truck when a neighbor joined in and started recording. travis allegedly shot him three times. the men say they thought he was burglarizing homes and were trying to make a citizens arrest. all three men have pleaded not guilty, opening statement are expected to start tomorrow. reggie: thank you. house democrats have added paid family leave back into president biden's $1.85 trillion domestic policy package. it was removed late last month to appease democrats worried about the size of the bill. debate is expected to start in the house today on that bill that also includes work permits for immigrants and state and
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local tax breaks. vote is excited to wrap up by tomorrow on the package and the smaller $1 trillion infrastructure bill. kumasi: san mateo county wants to help children feel at ease when they get their vaccines. the county is opening its first pediatric vaccine clinic at the san mateo county event center. kids ages five to 11 are going to be greeted superheroes on a red carpet. they are going to be tv's and life-size games of chess and connect four. the clinic is open saturday then wednesday to saturday of next week. appointment's required. at moran county's public health office, perforations are underway to vaccinate element a school aged kids. organizers spent the past three weeks gathering donations to purchase large cut out posters, colorful band-aids and other things. just to make the vaccine cites more kid friendly. the hope is these decorations and distraction will make the shot less scary. >> when you put a little bit of something for them to look at or hold or bubbles to distract, the
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shot is nothing. kumasi: marin county has received 2700 doses of the vaccine for kids ages five to 11. the first vaccination site will open saturday at miller creek elementary school where they held the clinic earlier this year for teenagers. the sites will rotate to different public schools throughout the county each weekend of the month. reggie: not all parents in the north bay went to get tickets vaccinated. a group of kids gathered to protest, part of a worldwide walkout against vaccine mandates. the deputy superintendent for marin county schools says he understands some parents have concerns. >> we understand the concern. this is a very big decision. we don't minimize that. but we also are so clear that it is the right thing to do. reggie: the county says their phones have been ringing off the hook with parents hoping to get their kids the shot. marin county has the highest vaccination rate of any county in the state. tomorrow afternoon, half hour is dedicated to getting answers to
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your questions about vaccines. that is from 4:30 to 5:00 right here on abc 7. kumasi: an alternative treatment to covid. aaron rodgers claiming that approach instead of taking the vaccine. the firestorm is one to find out what that means. reggie: a look at the board, negative territory to start the day. another update in a couple minutes. kumasi: if you're getting take out for lunch or dinner, it rates says it probably already knows what you're going to pick. mike: really? then get here on time. [laughter] i'm kidding, i do not know if there late enough, i've never use them. six: 38, let's take a look at live doppler 7. your reaction to that was funny. the light rain drizzle, same thing in san ramon. the crow canyon, up 580 and even 80 toward san leandro, that is about it. it is pretty quiet, future radar shows how this is going to
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continue to get quieter other than a few areas of light rain possible the next several hours in the north bay in a little drizzle possible and higher elevations as lower levels of the atmosphere stay saturated through the morning hours. here is a look at the richmond side, it is not raining but it is damp. that is what you are going to deal with. wet decks, wet pavement, even wet stops for mass transit all during the morning. with the moisture did to the cloud cover, look at temperatures up to 13 degrees warmer. that puts us in the south bay right around 57 to 59 degrees. morgan hill 55, the cool spot. the steady rain is ending for the south bay. temperatures 56 to 61 everywhere right now when you step out. here's a look at the future for the south bay 59 8:00, low 60's, 62 at 10:00. by the time we get some sunshine, it will be too late.
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hang out around 66, average high 72. cooler weather on the way, more chances of rain in the seven day forecast. jobina: good morning. we've been following several crashes throughout the morning. really slick conditions. beginning with the major crash in fremont on south bend 880 at thorton avenue. just about 20 minutes ago, the chp did shut down the thorton avenue on-ramp to around seven miles per hour. multiple cars were involved as well as injuries. a life picture at walnut creek, completely packed on southbound 680. we have a new crash coming in on southbound 680 before geary road into their injuries involved. you can see the flashing lights as emergency crews had their. a slow start at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights came on at 5:40. we will be right back. reggie: alzheimer's exhaust families finances and futures. join me at the walk to ends alzheimer's this saturday, or walk from home and your own neighborhood.
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kumasi: there are concerns of a potential nuclear arms race. a pentagon report says china is increasing its nuclear arsenal at a much faster rate than the u.s. anticipated. the live desk has the latest on the growing tensions. jobina: the report says china may have 1000 nuclear warheads by the end of the decade. that is more than double what u.s. officials anticipated only a year ago. the report came the same day that chairman of the joint chiefs of staff issued a stark warning on china. he said china's military progress amounts to "one of the largest shifts in global geostrategic power the world has witnessed. " china is accusing america of being a greater threat with thousands more warheads in its
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stockpile. china says its own arsenal is purely defensive. kumasi: a new community is coming to san francisco's treasure island. city officials went on a tour yesterday. the transformational neighborhood 20 years in the making is taking shape on the site of the former naval base. it will have 8000 housing units including 2000 that are low income. the project includes transportation improvements. >> people love it here. that is why it is so important that we have opportunities for people to get around and get here. what better way, with the play surrounded by water -- place surrounded by water, then to ensure there is ferry service? kumasi: starting january 1, there will be 17 roundtrips today. reggie: dave chapelle will be in san francisco as he continues to face criticism for his latest netflix comedy special.
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he is going to be screening his documentary at the chase center. the film is called untitled. the show is sold out. even the comedian is said -- said he is being dropped after arguments of transient activists. he is bringing the documentary to 10 cities across the country by bringing into his own hands. a man is not out of expected back in court. his bail was listed at on $50,000. yesterday, he was arraigned on a felony dui charge. prosecutors say he was driving more than 150 miles an hour when he rear-ended an suv, causing it to burst into flames. the driver died. police say his blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit. >> i've never seen a case in my 41 years here in las vegas of a
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person who is charged with the crime driving in excess of 150 miles an hour. reggie: police found a loaded gun in his car. if prosecutors file an additional charge for that, he could face up to 46 years in prison if convicted. as part of his bail conditions, court records show he cannot drive. he has to surrender his passport and have high-level electronic monitoring. green bay packers quarterback is going to miss this sunday's game against the chiefs after testing positive for covid-19. it'll reporters in august he is immunized against covid. it turns out, he never got the vaccine. our sister network reports rogers had an alternate treatment prior to the start of training camp. the nfl has considered him as unvaccinated since the start of the season. the earliest he can return is november 13. kumasi: not for the morning when he report. is cashback day, which is a great way to save extra money if
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you are already doing your holiday shopping. good morning america explained how it works. >> this is a big deal because this is savings on top of savings. there are a number of cashback apps out there. today, retailmenot is running cashback day where they are super sizing the savings. you get cashback on your purchases on all participating retailers, we are talking literally thousands. according to retailmenot, earn an average of $18 back per purchase. that is cash he gets sent after you make the purchase. -- you get sent after you make the purchase. kumasi: adidas, best buy, forever 21 and the gapper offering cashback deals. walmarts black friday deals dropped early. the retail giants online sales went live yesterday. in-store deals start tomorrow. walmart will release new sales every week this month leading up to black friday. this year, walmart and several
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other retailers are kicking off the holiday season weeks ahead of black friday in anticipation of supply chain issues and labor shortages. new this morning, another week of post-covid blows as initial unemployment claims stay below 300,000 for fourth straight week. the u.s. labor department released the weekly jobless claims report. 269,000 new unappointed claims were filed last week. that is a decrease of 14,000 from revised figures from the prior week. continuing claims are down to 2.1 million. that is down 134,000 from revised numbers tomorrow morning, the labor department will release october jobs report. new details on the nationwide truck driver shortage. the american trucking association estimates the industry is about 80,000 drivers short of what is normally needed to keep goods moving freely. this is despite trucking companies trying to lure and more people with higher pay.
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truckers help move more than 70% of the cargo that comes into shipping ports, which are also frozen. a live look at the new york stock exchange as trading gets underway. we are down right now by about 60 points. reggie: alaska airlines cutting back on in-flight ways. passengers will receive boxed water instead of plastic bottles. recycle paper cups are replacing plastic cups. the boxes and fully recyclable. alaska says the change will remove 22 million plastic cups and 32 million plastic bottles per year from its flights. ford is the first major u.s. automaker committed vaccines. the company says it will require salaries employees to be fully vaccinated against covid-19 by december 8. workers who do not comply will be put on leave for a maximum of 30 days. after that time, ford says their job protection ends. the company sent out a message to 32,000 salaried employees,
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seeing the health and safety of the workforce remains top priority. ford says it will consider religious and medical exemptions. kumasi: doordash wants to make sure it's delivery people feel safe. the company launched a new feature called safe --. powered by security company adt, it allows dashers to reach to an agent if they feel like they are in danger. if they feel like an incident is escalating or the driver is unresponsive, the agent will call 911. the features available in san francisco and five other big cities across the country. uber eats says americans are going bananas. according to the company cleaving report, bananas have been the most popular gresh adam delivered -- roastery item delivered over the past -- grocery item delivered over the past 12 months. the most ordered items is french fries, then pad thai, garlic
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non--- naan, soup. orders increased over the past year. if you get the cheese fries, will they stay warmer longer? reggie: i think that is even worse. if you like the cheese congeal's, it gets weird. it -- it feels like thet feels t congeals, it gets worse. mike: try the air fire. kumasi: that's the secret. mike: if you want to hear cold fries, at is the best way to do it. take a look at what is going on for san jose, we start down in the south bay. 59 degrees at 1018 880. not raining right now, you can definitely see it is still wet. a few pockets of rain showing up, main and the east bay hills. that is where i think it is going to stay.
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on to make drift out in the next hour or so. we will call it patchy drizzle into the higher elevations, stray shower. drier, sunnier and cooler this afternoon. extended forecast features merchant is of rain. today's temperatures, 63 is the cool spot. 65 in san francisco to about 70 in fairfield and morgan hill. most of us mid to upper 60's. tonight, significantly cooler. if you like to sleep with the windows open, grab the extra blanket. the heater may still kick on as we drop to the 40's. if you select areas hang out around 50 to 52 degrees. for saturday, the storm system still passing north. saturated lower levels of the atmosphere in the mornings, some drizzle as possible. stray shower during the afternoon hours, but nothing to change any plans. sunday looks good. heading into monday, medium-range models tend to flip-flop. this one is flip-flopping, saying the river is going to
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head farther south. look at the rain totals, they've adjusted down considerably because of that. let's not put too much stock in that, the high-resolution models will pick up on it starting late tomorrow and through the weekend. we fine-tune the forecast. temperatures cool off every single day, especially with the rain monday and tuesday. one on the storm index kyl. -- storm impact scale. kumasi: a christmas tree is on its way to the u.s. capitol. nickname sugar bear, it is picked to be this year's capitol christmas tree. yesterday, south of the state capital before going to washington dc. it is from north of eureka. it was passing to the bay area monday and made a stop in vallejo. six truck drivers are helping to take it to the nation's capital so it can sit on the west lawn for the holiday season. santa claus is coming to town pretty soon. he will begin visiting some of the bay area next week. parents will be able to take
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their kids for photos and visits at sanford shopping center and stonebridge shopping center on november 12. st. nick will be available at santa rosa plaza november 18 then making appearances at the great mall on december 1. reggie: disney world is ready to start slipping the holiday season. this week, disney's magic kingdom said goodbye to halloween and hello to the winter holidays. crews worked overnight to transform the park into a winter wonderland. installed christmas trees, decking the halls with garland. all of it. main street usa is dazzling and ready for crowds. the celebration kicks off next friday. disney is the parent company of abc 7. kumasi: it is really nice during the holidays. reggie: i've been to disney world during the holidays, it is good. something about disneyland hits. in a different way.
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kumasi: really? reggie: i like it more. they also have haunted mansion -- sorry -- wait, oh no. the nightmare before christmas haunted mansion. it is back, which is amazing. it's a small world is decked out, it is something else. kumasi: i need to experience that. reggie: i was looking at when we can go. kumasi: kennelly? -- can we? up next, the seven things you need to do today. reggie: you can watch our newscast live and on-demand. it is available for apple tv, andrew tv, amazon fire tv and roku. download the app now and you can start streaming. kumasi: as we had to break, live look outside. 6:55, we will be r
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kumasi: here are seven things to know this morning. the biden administration announcing a vaccine mandate for private businesses. this applies to companies with 100 or more workers. under the new rule, they have to be vaccinated by january 4 or be tested weekly for covid-19. reggie: drop vaccine clinics for five to 11-year-olds open today. information on how each county is handling the vaccine rollout at mike: the steadiest of the rain is over. there are a few pockets of showers possible the next couple hours. i dropped the storm impact scale for the rest of today. enjoy more center this afternoon. jobina: until then, the pavement is slick. a number of crashes, encoding this one on southbound 680 before walnut creek. the flashing lights, it is packed. kumasi: and nearly all white jury was selected in the trial for the men accused of killing
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ahmaud arbery. the defense argued some of the potential black jurors already formed opinions. reggie: giants fan favorite buster posey expected to announce his retirement after 12 season career. that is according to an -- a report from the athletic. no word on the time of the announcement. kumasi: today marks 25 years since the spice girls released their first album. spice to butte in the u.k. on november 4, 1996. -- debuted. they want to top the charts in 18 countries, selling 23 million copies worldwide. reggie: it is jobin really. jobina: you all know i have been dressing up like spice girls since pre-k. [laughter] i'm just so happy for them, i love them. reggie: what's the track for you? jobina: say you'll be there.
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it is so futuristic, the desert shot. was i too young for that? probably. but i'm ok today. [laughter] tes good morning, america, for our viewers in the west. the fallout this thursday morning after the big election for the gop. breaking overnight, new jersey governor phil murphy wins, the democrat re-elected after a much closer than expected race. voters sending a powerful message. what it means for president biden and his trillion dollar plans. thousands of young kids already getting that shot of hope but some parents struggling to find appointments. this as the president set to announce sweeping new vaccine mandates today. the new rules for some businesses. and the star quarterback, aaron rodgers, sidelined after testing positive for covid. new nuclear arms race. the growing concern about china's arsenal growing faster than expected. the pentagon now warning of a


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