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and wherever you stream. dozens are rallying in hopes of convincing the hayward unified school district to change its plan to school -- to close schools. abc7 news reporter j.r. stone is live from tonight's protest. the plan does not seem to have met their hopes. j.r.: it does not. they talked about that over the last couple hours. they narrowed that list down to four schools and eight campuses. those who marched up to the superintendent's office here, they want those schools open. >> save our schools! j.r.: a very solid turnout of parents, employees, and students this evening. the school district says they have a major funding shortfall, and that comes in their budget
and renovations that are needed at many of these school locations. since 2005, the district has lost 5500 students, -- 5500 students, and that means less funding. eight total campuses closed if they vote in favor of this plan. still, that is not acceptable to the dozens who rallied tonight. >> i should be able to stay in my school and all the bulldogs should be able to come in and learn. >> i am just a kid. i can't walk that far alone. >> even if enrollment is down, you should not close the school because of that. you need to advertise and get people to come back to hayward and want to live in hayward. >> properties can be leased out, buildings can be sold. consolidation of certain positions can happen before we get to shutting down complete schools. j.r.: this proposal plan would
put students from five current schools into 21 schools, so there are big changes that would have -- that would happen across the district. this meeting tonight starts at 6:30. that is one of the reasons why no one is out here anymore. they all went home so they can watch it on their computer. it is very likely because of public opinion that this meeting will go late into the evening hours. don't worry, we will be in this meeting and update you on how they vote tonight at 11:00. reporting live in hayward, j.r. stone, abc7 news. dan: thank you, j.r. ama: with only about a week before thanksgiving,'san franciscos health department -- before thanksgiving, san francisco's health department is putting out its safety plan.
reporter: what a difference a year makes. we were told last year to stay home, don't invite anyone over for thanksgiving. we did not have a vaccine yet, so this year most of us have been vaccinated and therefore there is more we can do. with that comes some risks. this week, san francisco public schools began helping out -- began handing out these swab kits to anyone who has been symptomatic or in close contact with someone who has covid-19. >> this is another measure to have everyone in person learning safely. reporter: the swab test is in addition to the already available covid tests administered at the district's mobile testing sites. for the holidays, the district is following the recommendations of the cdc and health department, recommending families delay travel until everyone is fully vaccinated. continue to wear a mask in indoor public spaces. if anyone is not fully vaccinated and must travel, get
tested before and after your trip. the san francisco health director offered this update today. >> as people gather and engage in the busy holiday season, the contact rate will increase. and therefore there are more opportunities for the virus to spread. reporter: as of today in san francisco, 13,000 children ages five to 11 received their first dose of the vaccine. that is 30% of the kids in that age group. the cdc is recommending that if someone travels, vaccinated or not, to stay home and self-quarantine once they return. >> even if they have not traveled, maybe they have gotten sick over a fall break. if they have symptoms, we want to make sure families are still self-screening before they come to school. reporter: so many school districts now have a longer fall break, an entire week, making exposure more likely. i did not have a week.
san francisco will resume testing at designated school y ce ks ama: as you reported yesterday, oakland unified is handing out rapid test kits so they can self -- so students can self test. why isn't san francisco doing that? reporter: san francisco feels their students don't have to do that rapid test the night before turning to school -- before returning to school because the vaccination rate in the city is. very high the vast majority of students ages 12 to 14 is high. oakland has good numbers, but not as good as san francisco. oakland unified will be requiring the vaccine as of january. san francisco does not need to do that. ama: thank you for those latest developments. in covid headlines, moderna has asked the fbi to authorize -- the fda to authorize its booster
shot for ages five to 11 years old. the white house estimates 10% of that age group has already had the first shot sicne becoming eligible -- since becoming eligible two weeks ago. osha suspended its enforcement of the vaccine mandate for companies with more than 100 employees. dan: let's move on. did you feel it? earthquakes rattled the bay area earlier today. the biggest happened at 11:43 this morning. usgs says the magnitude was 3.9. you can see the big spike on our seismograph. the quake struck at a depth of six miles, making it a shallow quake. >> it was close to a fault called the pleasanton fault. that is part of the calaveras fault system. the calaveras is a large fault here in the east bay.
dan: our exclusive sky map 7 technology gives you a look at the epicenter in danville. almost a dozen aftershocks followed. there have been no reports of any damage when expected with the quake of this relatively small magnitude. the exact fault line has not been determined. we have resources to help you prepare for an earthquake and other natural disasters. visit our website, abc7news.com /preparenorcal. ama: now to a quality-of-life issue in the north bay. we are used to seeing the on housed in big cities -- the unhouseed in big cities, but it is also a problem in little cities. one place where needles became a sticking point. reporter: there are park benches with charlie brown sculptures, but the person who owns this optometry business says it is
often overshadowed by things like this. are you surprised to see this? >> not at all. reporter: when she showed up to work, there was yet again another pile of used needles where a homeless person had been sleeping. >> it has gotten so bad, but other businesses are dealing with this too. >> it is so hard to balance. reporter: this woman owns a puerto rican restaurant downtown. one of her employees recently quit because she did not feel safe. >> she did not realize when she was coming to work downtown that the homeless community was as bad as it was. >> this is an enforcement situation we are seeing more of, of hypodermic needles being left by people using drugs in our community. reporter: the santa rosa police captain said police stopped responding to calls because -- to calls to pick up needles because of staffing issues. the city created a debris removal team. they will remove needles in public places, but not private
property. >> we are getting to that point that we need some help. reporter: in santa rosa, abc7 news. dan: still to come here tonight, we sit down one with oakland's police chief as the town grapples with gun violence. how many of the cases are actually closed? >> it has definitely felt like a roller coaster. ama: companies and covid policies. new at 6:00, an in-depth look at what bay area businesses are deciding. spencer: we are in for a change in our mild mid-november whether. [ sneeze ] are you ok? oh, it's just a cold. if you have high blood pressure, a cold is not just a cold. unlike other cold medicines, coricidin provides powerful cold relief without raising your blood pressure be there for life's best moments with coricidin. now in sugar free liquid. ♪ ♪ have you seen those small bowl---? oh! careful with the... (dishes break) sorry, mrs. c! excuse me, could we-- ♪ ♪
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work is key to rebounding our economy, but what will that look like? are companies adhering to covid policies? as part of our ongoing commitment to building a better bay area, we partnered with a global consulting services company that has surveyed close to 500 companies across the u.s., looking into these questions. abc7 news reporter stephanie sierra continues our coverage tonight. this research is fascinating. stephanie: it is. more than 50% of companies surveyed in this report say they require employees be fully vaccinated. while most california companies are taking extra precautions, many are still undecided on how to respond to those who are noncompliant. not every job has the luxury of working at home. >> we build the rocket and do all this in housework. stephanie: especially when it comes to launching rockets. this one taking off out of
alaska. >> here at astra, we are a manufacturer and designer of rockets. stephanie: the company's vice president of people. astra mandated vaccines for all employees ahead of the biden administration's requirement, given most of their employees need to be on site every day. >> we have temperature checks at our main average rinses -- our main entrances. stephanie: today, osha suspended enforcement of the federal mandate requiring employees -- requiring employers with 100 or more employees to test for covid or mandate vaccinations. some claim the mandate is an overreach of power. >> you can't make our jobs contingent on a jab. stephanie: protesters causing major traffic delays on the golden gate bridge last week. >> there are unanswered
questions, but a lot of businesses changed their behaviors. stephanie: landon is the director of solutions for sequoia consulting group. >> february 2020, less than 20% said they would mandate vaccination. stephanie: that figure has since then doubled. most companies based in california found 55% require covid vaccines. 23% say they don't. and 11% are considering it. >> there are strict fines for noncompliance. stephanie: even with the federal requirement, there are still a large majority of companies that have not put a plan in place yet. let's say you refused to get a vaccine for an approved reason, are you allowed to work remotely? the survey found 57% of companies say yes, with 24% still undecided. >> the most surprising part is the amount of companies that are still undecided with what they are choosing to do. stephanie: just ask the ceo of a
tech startup. >> we don't have hard mandates today, but we encourage folks to get vaccinated. stephanie: he isn't collecting vaccination information status on his employees, but other startups feel differently. >> it is ok to not get vaccinated, we just on to understand -- just want to understand why. stephanie: goodrx operates a telemedicine platform. >> any gathering of three or more people inside or outside of the office are required to be vaccinated. we don't accept the negative covid test anymore. stephanie: what happens if employees refused to comply? the survey which includes most california based companies founds 4% would require a leave of absence. 15% would move determination. 20% would consider reassigning them to a role that does not require them being in the office, with the remaining 40% still undecided. >> we have seen spikes in cases.
companies are anxious to put a firm plan in place. stephanie: for astra, the next part of the ride, booster shots. >> when you have 300 people under one roof, we need to keep people as safe as possible, so booster shots will be the next piece. stephanie: booster shots will be the next part of the conversation for many of these companies, but the survey did find more than half of companies will not be offering the vaccine on site. 63% said they will not be offering any incentives for employees to get the shot. dan: you are working on another angle on the survey for later this week. walk us through that. stephanie: tomorrow night, we are digging into company perks. there is a lot changing in this arena, especially when it comes to mental health resources. the benefits falling short may actually surprising. we'll explain tomorrow night at 6:00. dan: you can see all of the stories we are doing this week online. check them out and share them with your friends.
you will find them on abc7news.com. ama: the longest partial lunar eclipse in nearly 600 years will appear in the skies late tomorrow night. it will start at 11:20 p.m. the moon will be 97% covered by the earth's shadow at its peak. >> what makes this one rare is the the clips is happening -- the eclipse is happening when the moon is in the farthest part of its orbit, therefore it takes longer than typical eclipses. it will take hours for the shadow of the earth and the moon to move across each other, so it is the slowest eclipse, the longest eclipse for 600 years. ama: in case you missed it, the next lunar eclipse will happen may 15 next year. it's cool. dan: it is cool. all right spencer, it is pretty nice and we have clear skies, but that is going to change. spencer: we are expecting
increasing clouds. clouds will start increasing tonight. tomorrow night may not be the best of human opportunity, but let's hope for the best. you can see on live doppler 7 we have, and dry conditions in the bay area. -- calm and dry conditions in the bay area. we have 59 at oakland. mountain view 56. 58 also in morgan hill. 52 at half moon bay. here is a lovely unobstructed view looking westward along the bay bridge. we have mid-50's at nevada. napa 53. fairfield and livermore and concord 56 degrees. from our rooftop camera at abc7 we have a nice view of the bay bridge. areas of fog overnight into the morning commute. afternoon -- evening chance of light showers in the north bay tomorrow. the main event is coming for friday. a dry and milder pattern
develops for the weekend. here is our overnight forecast animation. increasing high and low clouds and areas of fog 5:00 tomorrow morning. a reduced visibility as clouds continue to increase. low temperatures will be on the cool side overnight, but not cold. generally in the mid to upper 40's. then tomorrow, under breezy conditions at the coast and increasing clouds again. we will see high temperatures in a narrow range along the bay shoreline and inland. highs only in the low to mid 60's. on the coast, mid to upper 50's. in the north bay, showers will arrive early evening. the storm ranking one on the abc7 storm impact scale. there is a chance of light scattered showers developing in the late afternoon or early evening tomorrow in the north bay. for most of the bay area, this will be a friday event.
less than 1/10 of an inch of rain is likely for most of the bay area. we resume at noon tomorrow. notice how the showers approach the north bay in the early evening. later tomorrow night, we will see more widespread showers continuing overnight into the morning commute friday. although most of the rain will be confined to the north bay, the pavement could be wet for commuters just about anywhere into the late morning and evening commute friday. range last of our again for most areas -- rainfall estimates are again for most areas to receive 1/10 of an inch. you have to go to ukiah to find a real soaking. here is the accuweather 7 day forecast. skies become brighter and conditions milder saturday and sunday. that pattern continues through at least the middle of next week. dan: spencer, thank you. >> i can't believe i took walking for granted. dan: a story of gratitude, for
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hospital to think those who took care of him. abc7 news reporter dustin dorsey has the story. dustin: it is not often a patient receives a welcome party when arriving at a hospital, but that is what san jose's noah davis got when he arrived at santa clara valley medical center. [applause] >> you get close to a lot of these people. i feel like i am coming back to people i had known my whole life. dustin: we were there when davis returned home after a nine month battle with covid-19 earlier this month, after seeing the outpouring of love from his care team. he considers this to be another homecoming. >> i missed my dog and family when i was here, now i miss my home from the hospital. dustin: his journey to recovery continues with his outpatient rehab treatment. he still cannot walk, sleeps with oxygen, and struggles with nerve pain in his left hand. this doctor treated him in the spring and said he was lucky to
be admitted to santa clara valley medical center thanks to the expertise of the staff. their work saved his life before, but the journey is ongoing. >> we are hopeful they continue to make improvements in terms of standing. brief walking and may be being able to get to a point where he could be out of a wheelchair with ongoing therapy. >> i can't believe i took breathing for granted and walking for granted back then. [laughter] i sure can't wait to get back to that. won't take it for granted again. i am fully vaccinated again. i have both shots, pfizer, just for any precaution i can get. i would not wish this on anybody. dustin: there is no progress without struggle. it looks like a lot to deal with, and it is, but davis keeps fighting. dan: he has been through so much. and so young, 31, to have that kind of severity of the illness. ama: and nice to go back and
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>> building a better bay area. this is abc7 news. >> we had a shooting last week where we had nearly 200 rounds fired in the community. that is unacceptable. dan: unacceptable. that is the word on gun violence from the chief of the police department in oakland. oakland has tallied 120 homicides and counting so far this year. ama: today, the police chief sat down with abc7 news reporter lori anthony to discuss the unprecedented firepower on the streets and why he things his shrinking force can fix the problem on its own. >> cars, homes shot up. this is real life. lori: with more than 500
shootings in his city, the oakland police chief says behind those numbers is an alarming escalation and firepower. >> we had a shooting last week where we had nearly 200 rounds fired in the community. that is unacceptable. [gunfire] lori: sunday night, her 11-year-old daughter were shot in their home. 11 days ago, a boy not even two years old was killed by a stray bullet while riding in the family car on interstate 880 in oakland. >> it has been a wake-up call for all of us that firing in those communities can cause some much damage. the community is hurting as well. lori: oakland police have seized a large number of firearms, more than 1000 so far this year, surpassing all of last year. you recovered 1000 guns, but
aren't there more out there? >> that is what is unfortunate. while we continue to recover guns daily, more guns enter our community. lori: currently only one third of oakland homicide cases result in arrests and charges. armstrong says that is partly to to having a smaller force, 681 currently sworn officers. >> we have the same number of investigators inner homicide division, -- in our homicide division, but doubled the amount of homicides. lori: city leaders direct resources away from his department. >> i think it is about our ability to regain the trust of our community so they don't believe less police makes them saved her. lori: the spike in crime in oakland comes amid the discussion of reimagining policing. chief armstrong believes it is possible to have robust reforms while still maintaining his department's budget and the
number of officers on the street. dan: now as mentioned, among t g most heartbreaking examples of crime in oakland is the death of that 23 month old boy. now more than 10 days after his death, still no reports of any arrests. the toddler was killed and his mother's car on 880. he was struck from a stray bullet from a freeway shooting. if you have any information, you can call crime stoppers. the number is on your screen. highway patrol also has set up a tip line. there is a $10,000 reward being offered to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of the shooter. ama: jurors in wisconsin deliberating the fate of kyle rittenhouse got to look at a piece of evidence presented during the trial. abc7 news reporter rena roy has a recap. renena: jurors sending a note to
the judge, asking this question -- >> do we view videos in private or in the courtroom? >> the jury allowed to rewatch video privately in the jury room from that august night when rittenhouse shot three people, killing two of them. >> we have our laptop plugged into the system. if they give us any numbers they want to see, they can pull them up. >> the defense against playing this drone video. prosecutors say it shows rittenhouse provoking by raising his gun. rittenhouse claims he was acting in self-defense. he is facing five charges, including homicide. >> we the defense has a real problem with them seeing the drone footage. if they want to see that, that is tainting this jury more. >> defense attorneys filed a motion for mistrial, partially because they say the state provided them with a lower
quality version of that drone video. 500 national guard members on standby as the city awaits a verdict. rittenhouse is facing life in prison if convicted on first-degree intentional homicide. abc7 news, kenosha, wisconsin. ama: now to a murder trial in georgia, where one of three men charged in ahmaud arbery's death testified that he shot the black jogger in self-defense. the man accused of last year' shooting got emotional, saying arbery grabbed him and attacked. >> he had my gun. he struck me. it was obvious that he was attacking me, that if he would have gone the shotgun from me, this was a life or death situation. ama: travis mcmichaels' father told police they pursued arbery
because they believe he was responsible for burglaries in the neighborhood. dan: a retail theft suspect is due in court tomorrow, facing more than 120 charges. the woman is accused of stealing more than $40,000 worth of stuff from target over the last year. the district attorney says it is a highly unusual case. some city business owners say they deal with theft on a daily basis and think law enforcement should prosecute some offenders more often. >> some of these people are chronic offenders. they are going into walgreens brazenly, just filling bags. >> whatever we can do, we will do. we want you to help us help you. dan: target asked his office to investigate the woman. he says more charges could be added against her. ama: you might not have noticed it yet, but supply chain issues are getting better. today governor newsom gave the port of oakland some credit. dan: tonight, some advice on how to make this year's thanksgiving
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the supply chain backlog. los angeles reported a 29% drop in the amount of cargo sitting unloaded at its ports since last month. leaders credited recently enacted policies for reducing the backlog. the governor says additional help is coming, including a role for the port of oakland, which has not seen many problems. gov. newsom: we are seeing cooperation with carriers to move some of this stress to northern california. we have commitments from two carriers to go into oakland, a 30 to go in january. -- third to go in january. there is progress being made. ama: the governor says california will aggressively pursue the millions your marked for ports -- earmarked for ports in the interest structure built. dan: you are looking live at drivers crossing the bay bridge toll plaza. not busy there, but it is packed on the upper deck.
california has the highest gas prices in the country according to aaa. san francisco drivers pay even more, $4.87. in oakland and san jose, prices average $4.79. ama: more than 53 million people are expected to travel this year. whether you are staying home or traveling, you will want to stay safe. denise to door from our sister station in los angeles has some advice. denise: as a respiratory care nurse, this woman has seen the worst of covid. she and her family are vaccinated, but she knows some of her thanksgiving guests may not be. >> covid is still here and we need to be concerned about everyone's safety. denise: when it comes to covid safe gatherings, she excels. during her july 4 party, she stayed outdoors, requested temperature checks and handwashing. she took great care to package food and drinks into single servings. >> i think this is still a good
example of what we still should continue to do with thanksgiving. >> thanksgiving is a whole different experience. lots of travel, travel across different counties, across state lines. denise: the california health and human services secretary says kate rates -- case rates and hospital admissions are far lower than they were last time this year. >> we still know that if you are unvaccinated, you are five to six times more likely to get infected by covid than someone who is vaccinated, and a staggering 20 times more likely to die. >> we will be reaching out to the family to let them know if they are not feeling well, that we recommend they stay home. denise: experts suggest before the gathering, discuss vaccination status. ask them for suggestions on how to keep the gathering safe.
it doesn't have to be awkward if it comes for the heart. -- from the heart. >> i care for you. just respect the wishes of me and others to care for us. dan: we are having a gathering at my house. everyone is vaccinated. but this year definitely has a different feel than last year. ama: for a lot of people, it does. for those of us who have a child too young to be vaccinated, it is the same as last year. dan: you feel the same level of concern. ama: yeah, to have someone we could potentially pass it to who isn't vaccinated. for a lot of people that is vaccinated and above a certain age, it looks different this year for them. we had a fine fall day today, but there is a chan
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expected to continue. what can you do to fight back? abc news reporter faith abubey with some tips on how to protect your home office. faith: a warning from industry executives about cyber attacks. >> the biggest threats facing homes and small businesses today are phishing, ransomware, malware, and hacked devices. faith: malware happens when you click on a website of online ad. phising, when someone tries to obtain your information through a phone call or email. >> one thing is where the email address that the email is allegedly coming from does not match the mail address you see when you hover your cursor over the address itself. we also know a lot of phishing emails have a lot of grammatical mistakes or look off. faith: experts say to protect your home network, take a
multilayered approach. use two factor authentication. update your software regularly. change the default passwords and usernames on devices such as routers. split up your router and set up multiple network segments, so if one part is compromised, the rest of the network is still protected. use a password management, a paid version. often new computers and smart devices come preinstalled with programs. subscription based services can provide another layer of protection, monitoring and blocking threats from hackers. these include products from cisco, vmware, and palo alto networks. >> during the pandemic, the gleam of cyber attacks on homes more than tripled. this year, more than two out of three small businesses in the u.s. can expect to be targeted. these attacks can have a disastrous effect on our businesses and families. faith: be suspicious of flash drives that are not your own.
hackers sometimes send infected devices to other people, or sprinkle them around in places like parking lots. once you plug it into your computer, bingo. >> we have to think like the attacker thinks. if we can put that malicious hat on, that will help us make better decisions. faith: lastly, be careful what you post online. hackers can use your social media posts to obtain personal information and then trick you into giving them potentially damaging information. it is called social engineering. in washington, faith abubey, abc news. ama: so many people put so much personal information out there. dan: it is hard not to. ama: spencer is not trying to get to us, unless it is just to tell us the weather. spencer: we will have increasing clouds tonight. some areas of low clouds and fog as well. low temperatures mainly in the mid to upper 40's. then tomorrow, a little bit of
hazy sunshine, but mostly a cloudy day with a slight chance of light showers developing in the north bay before dark. highs tomorrow upper 50's of the coast, low to mid 60's elsewhere. light, scattered showers on friday. it ranks one on the storm impact scale. after friday we have a string of mild days into next week. dan: thank you, spencer. ama: larry beil is here with sports. larry: oh captain, my captain. the giants self-proclaimed leader will be back next year. when you hear... ♪cough cough ♪ ♪ sneeze sneeze ♪ [ sneezing ] it's time for... ♪ plop plop fizz fizz ♪ [ loud fizzing ] alka seltzer plus cold relief.
>> now abc7 sports. larry: the captain is coming back, self-proclaimed giants captain brandon belt accepted the team's qualifying offer. belt actually made the announcement on instagram. this is fantastic. daddy is back. if you get the reference, you know why he is dressed like a captain. belt signed the offer worth over $18 million, meaning he won't be shopping as a free agent. belt and the giants could still negotiate a multitier contract if they want to extend it. congrats to a saint mary's alum, corbin burnes, just named the al cy young award winner. robbie ray of the blue jays was
the al cy young winner. the 49ers saved their season with a rout of the rams on monday night football. what do they do for an encore? this week, the 49ers have to travel across the country to phase one of the worst teams in the league, the jacksonville jaguars. this has led down written all over it. deebo samuel just named offensive player of the week, kicking up his heels. deebo 133 total yards against the rams. looks like he is running right to our cameraman. 49ers can even their record and win a spot in the wildcard race with a win on sunday. >> you have to realize the emotions that go into a monday night game are bigger with how badly we played before that. emotions are high. you have to watch for that stuff. >> just the leaders on the team. it starts with us, whether it is
walk-through practice. that mindset trickles down to everybody else. these short weeks happen quick. we were right back to it today. just got to get going with the right mindset. larry: i'm sure you heard the old announcement say you can throughout the records when these teams meet. i am sure they would love to throw out the records as they head into the 124th edition of the big game at stanford. the cardinals 3-7. rough years. records aside, beating your archrival is always a highlight. last year, cal scored a late touchdown final minute of the game. stanford secured the one-point victory. yet another crazy big game ending. >> it's nto about -- not about the previous game. it is not about any of the previous games. it is this week. it is rivalry week. this is a big game week. that is what the guys are focused on. >> we try to prepare the best we
can every week, but i want the players to understand the history of the big-game and what it means as one of the greatest rivalries in all of college football. we are playing the 124th edition. half of the games are decided by a touchdown or less. it means a lot to a number of people. larry: celebrity boxing is all the rage now. the 49ers legend will be fighting a former nba star december 18. he has been boxing as a way to get into shape for more than 15 years, but williams trains and owns a mixed martial arts gym in dallas. >> any guy willing to get in the ring has to be tough. i don't care what sport he played. december 18, i'm training my behind off. >> we are not trying to be boxers, but these opportunities are there. we are taking them. it's the same as if they started
a celebrity basketball league and there are boxers that love to play basketball. they would probably jump on it because they love basketball. larry: speaking of basketball, steph curry questionable for tomorrow's warriors game in cleveland with a hip contusion. not a serious thing. dan, would you get in the rain with celebrity boxing, or -- ring with its liberty boxing, or got to protect the moneymaker? dan: i would. not against frank gore. those two need to work on their trash talking. a little polite. larry: we will find an anchorman to pair you up with. ama: coming up on abc7, at 8:00, it's the goldbergs, then home economics, then abc7 news at 11:00. that will do it for this edition of abc7 news. dan: we appreciate your time. have a gre evening. we will see you again at 11:00.
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