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earlier in his administration because lawm he also said he is optamistic that the emergency declaration will be upheld in court --- if it goes to the supreme court. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... areas of rainfall continues today although the nature of these showers will be much more isolated than our previous few days. isolated areas of heavy rain and even thunderstorm development will be possible between times of sunshine into the afternoon. daytime highs will be cooler than yesterday's peaking in the low 50's.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. traffic alert in novato wb 37 at athertn ave is closed due to flodding. no eto. your alternate id atherton ave to 101. eb 37 is closed (á2 shotá) ( james ) that breaking news
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--- the president has officially declared a national emergency over funding for his long promissed border wall this morning.( darya ) he said in his speech this morning that it is long overdue --- and he was stopped from doing it earlier in his administration because lawmakers didn't step up and get it done in congress. he h that the emergency declaration will be upheld in court --- if it goes to the supreme court. (áboxesá)( james ) alexandria limon joins us live from the capitol with more.( darya ) alexandria what comes next? the big news here isnt just that the president declared the national emergency but also that he will actually be redirecting a total of about 8 billion dollars to build the
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border wall through a combination of methods.vo president trump made annoucement on the declaration of a national emergency and he said he was doing this and buildig the wall to stop a quote "virtual invasion".we knew since yesterday this announcement was coming so we've heard a lot of reaction from lawmakers already.nancy pelosi says congress has the authority to appropriate money not the president unilaterally- so she's questining if the president has the authority to do this.the chair of the hispanic caucus says he will introduce legislation to fight this.and i've talked to some democrats in the sanet who've told me they will consider fighting this through the courtspresident trump addressed this in his remarks today.sot courtsvoprior to the presidents announcement there was a background call with administration officicials where we got the details
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(áboxesá) thanks alexandra. ( james ) happening now ... all westbound lanes on
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highway 37 are closed due to heavy flooding from the storms ... and more rain is expected today.( darya ) its impacting the commute this morning.kron4's sara stinson is live in novato with more. sara? more lanes could soon be closed because of high water concerns near highway- 37. at least one lanes is closed in both directions because of flooding. video showing water filling up a 600 acre area. flood control district crews took a hover boat out to survey the situation... and pumps are being used to help push the
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water downstream.
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thanks sara. ( darya ) another round of rain is causing concerns in sausalito ... after after a home was
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destroyed in a mudslide that buried a woman in the rubble. she made it out alive.( james ) (ááádoubleboxááá) kron4's will tran is near the scene of the mudslide this morning with the latest. will? this morning all access to the damaged homes has been cut off either by barricades or police officers as the rain continues to come downthe mudslide picked up susan gordon's home and carried it down hill .. slamming it into another home on thursday in the overnight hoursthe 76 year old gordon was asleep at the time and described it as sounding like a tornado she was injured and was covered in mud and darkness remove hertyngineers say there were no concerns before thursday that the ground would give outrescuers used cadaver dogs all day to look for any other possible victims but fortunately did not find any
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bodiesthey are confident everyone is accounted for this morning we're hearing from the son of the woman who was buried in the mudslide that destroyed her home in sausalito.
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the neighborhood were evacauted. the mayor of sausalito admits it could have been worse.
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thanks will. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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areas of rainfall continues today although the nature of these showers will be much more isolated than our previous few days. isolated areas of heavy rain and even thunderstorm development will be possible between times of sunshine into the afternoon. daytime highs will be cooler than yesterday's peaking in the low 50's.
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( darya ) bart's board of directors voted unanimously today .... to name a throughway next to the fruitvale station - "oscar grant iii way." grant, a 22- year old black man from hayward ... was fatally shot in the back by bart police at the fruitvale station on new year's day, 2009. the shooting ... captured on cellphone video by a bystander ... was one of the driving forces behind the
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'black lives matter' movement. the former bart police officer who shot the unarmed grant was sentenced to two years in prison for involuntary manslaughter. ( darya ) five homestead high school students were arrested in connection with a group assault on a 69-year-old man in cupertino. the victim told police a group of juveniles approached his car at a mcdonalds on stelling road. he says they then spit in his car window. he got out to confront them... and they began fighting the man. police have video of the fight and are holding it for now. they used it to identify the boys with the help of homestead high school officials .. ( darya ) still ahead... we're tracking the rain this morning... as we look at the radar. and don't miss out on all the updates. get an 'extra' check on weather and traffic by visiting the kron on app.... visit kron-on-dot-t (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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areas of rainfall continues today although the nature of these showers will be much more isolated than our previous few days. isolated areas of heavy rain and even thunderstorm development will be possible between times of sunshine into the afternoon. daytime highs will be cooler than yesterday's peaking in the low 50's.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) good news this morning for the fortnite players in your life. the u-s copyright office has denied former "fresh prince of bel air" star alfonso ribeiro a copyright for the carlton dance that he popularized on the show. which means it will still be available for players to purchase and use in game as a celebration. the office said the dance is too simple to qualify for a copyright --- since it only consists of a single dance step. ( darya ) still ahead... we're tracking the rain this morning... as we look at the radar. and don't miss out on all the updates. get an 'extra' check on
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the
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half hour with a check of weather areas of rainfall continues today although the nature of these showers will be much more isolated than our previous few days. isolated areas of heavy rain and even thunderstorm development will be possible between times of sunshine into the afternoon. daytime highs will be cooler than yesterday's peaking in the low 50's.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) the big story we are following. president trump declared a national emergency in order to pay for a border wall.( james ) first he signed a bipartisan spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and then he used executive action. the president 8-billion dollars to build his wall. the president is expected to draw on a variety of administration funding sources to help finance the wall's construction... including the military.
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signing a national emergency... we're talking about an invastion of our country... with drugs, human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.">( james ) that declaration is likely to be challenged in court in the coming days. speaker pelosi spoke earlier about the precesendnt this sets... and that republicans may regret it in the future.
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supreme court today for the first time since she announced her cancer surgery in december. doctors removed two cancerous nodules from her lung --- and the court said there was no evidence of any remaining disease anywhere in her body. she has missed two weeks of oral aruments for the first time in her career. all nine justices will return to the bench next tuesday. (á2 shotá)( darya ) in this morning's hidden history, we discover the historic fort monroe in virginia. ( james ) the former army post played a major role in the civil war. but, it also served as the gateway to freedom for thousands of enslaved african americans. don roberts has the story. "the" ellis island, new york, was the gateway to freedom for millions of european immigrants. they fled poverty and oppression, for a chance to achieve the american dream. well, one noted historian says there was
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another "ellis island" ...... for african americans. (:13) sot 1032:50 adam goodheart- historian and author of 1861 the civil war awakening : in 16-19 "a ship with about 20 african captives goes into the chesapeake bay, lands at fort monroe, which was then called fort algernon..." (:17 /rt 30 ) historian, and author of the new york times best selling book "1861, the civil war awakening" -- adam goodheart: (:05/ 35 )sot: 1033:25--33 / adam goodheart: "so slavery, american slavery began at that spot. but american freedom also began at that spot... (:08 /:43 ) goodheart, says there were about 4 million enslaved people in the u-s in 1861, when the civil war broke out. and in may of that year, a pretty remarkable thing happened that opened to flood gates to freedom... right here at fort monroe. (:13 / :56)sot: adam goodheart 1034:37 -56 goodheart: "it
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really started with three very brave young men - frank baker, james townsend and shepard mallory who were enslaved men in the hampton roads area. they had been conscripted- forced into providing labor for the confederate army." (:19 / rt 1:15)sot goodheart 1035:05- 19 "goodheart: "they escaped.... they took a row boat and they rowed across from sewells point (norfolk) to fort monroe, and they came to the fort and presented themselves to the union sentries and asked to be sheltered." (:14 / rt1:30) sot: don: std up 2nd shoot/#25/ 43:39- 4408 don: 'shortly after baker, townsend, and mallory made their way through those gates, and were given asylum here at fort monroe, the word spread like wild fire! and, within months, hundreds of escaped slaves, made their way to the fort, and were also given
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asylum, they were declared contraband of war. /58/ the word continued to spread, and shortly after that, thousands of escaped slaves found their way to fort monroe, and settled in greater hampton." (: 29 / rt 2:00 )trac: retired hampton university history professor bill wiggins says- being declared "contraband" - meant they were still considered "property," and they were put to work- for the union army, in the fields, where ever needed, until emmancipation ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. you know when you're at ross and... wow!
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back. let's get a check of the weather this morning... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. areas of rainfall continues today although the nature of these showers will be much more isolated than our previous few days. isolated areas of heavy rain and even thunderstorm development will be possible
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between times of sunshine into the afternoon. daytime highs will be cooler than yesterday's peaking in the low 50's.
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( darya ) hollywoods biggest night is
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coming up next sunday .. when the academy awards say bravo for the most emotional, dramatic and convincing performances of the year.. and the oscar goes to.... steve kerr.. for his role a coach who goes off the deep end when his player is unjustly charged with a flagrant foul. ( darya ) bravo!! an explosive display of unbridled passion from a buy who usually plays the dry- whitted, cool coach. i want justice! justice on the court!! we haven't seen this kind of riteous indignation
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since al pacino.
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"r-rated" ... and he's got some competition from a real movie star who's actually up for a real oscar.. regina king is nominated for "if beale street could talk" .. you see her here about to get crushed by the giant foot of joel embid.. let's take the scene.. the philelphia 76er goes flying in to the sideline chasing a loose ball.. and maybe realizing he was about to knock out a movie star.. catapolts over her seat,. his foot barely missing her.. and he lands on a guy sitting behind her.. he's an nba statistician so a broken nose won't ruin his career. ( darya )phew.. that was a close call.. and it's a tough call for best actor: what do you think: regina king in "if beale street could talk".. or steve kerr in the warriors , bu your day job: i'm going with regina. but kerr does get my vote for coach of the year. and that's the buzz.
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(james) has a few new movies for people pushing their valentines day plans to the weekend. rick
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damigella has a preview. "she's the last of her kind. she contains technology that had been lost for 300 years." "alita: battle angel" took over 15 years to bring to the big screen. producer james cameron and director robert rodriguez's vision of a cyberpunk dystopia has arrived in theaters -- and brought in two-point-four million dollars in its wednesday night open. the hollywood reporter says it could hit 25 million by the end of the weekend, with variety placing it higher at 30 million."ryan, i'm back. andale, people!"those are the same numbers being predicted for "happy death day two you." the movie reunites the cast of the 20-17 horror-comedy hit, which was made for just under five million dollars, but grossed over 125 million worldwide. if pundits predictions hold it could be a tight race between the two
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movies at the box office."my life's become a mother (nat bleep) romantic comedy! and it's pg-13!""isn't it romantic" rounds out the weekend's new releases. the hollywood reporter places rebel wilson and liam rom com romp opening with between 20 and 21 million, pegs it at 22 enjoying candy hearts in rick damigella. seven day if you are watching us on the "kron-on app - our live news coverage continues next. kron on is the bay area's only commercial-free 24-hour streaming news service. it's available for iphones, ipads, apple tv, android devices, and on amazon fire . right now you can try it for free - just visit kron-on- dot-tv to sign up. (ácommercialá)
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