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"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Tonight. If you miss it, though, you can catch a special celebration of her trailblazing career. Saturday night at nine o'clock on coma four and check out Connie's Twitter page today. Lots of fun old photos of her time spent here at coma News over the last 46 years. I recall the first interaction That I had with Connie wasn't necessarily face to face. It was on screen like a lot of us. Do we see her on screen doing her reports? But it was back. I think probably 2000 or something. My dad was working here, just starting on TV doing the TV gig after being on radio for so many years. And I got to be with him kind of in the in the makeup room, and Connie Thompson was on TV. And then suddenly she walked in. I took that moment to learn what tape delay was. It was broadcast delay. From the time she got off set to the time she walked into the room. My first memory of Connie on update on our co Moh traffic is about three minutes away, but in the meantime, we need to check on our propel insurance. Business news. Here's Jim Tesco, the first days of fighters covert 19 vaccine rollout have seen unexpected hitches, including some vaccines being stored at excessively cold temperatures and Fiza reporting potential challenges in its vaccine production. At least two trays of doses building in California needed to be replaced after their storage temperatures dipped below minus 80 degrees Celsius. They're supposed to be kept at about minus 70. Officials are investigating whether storing the vaccines that excessively cold temperatures poses a safety or efficacy risk. That's your money. Now Markets today have been higher. The Dow is up 135 points the NASDAQ Up by 90 and the S and P 500 up by 19 points, So that's a Span of the half percent to three quarters of 1% money News. A 2050 past the hour. Now is the time to finish up your holiday shopping at Macy's one day sale where you'll find deals of the day price so low you.
Getting Lots Of Political Messages On Your Phone? Here's How You Stop Them.
"Mayor Jenny Durkin's budget proposal. There was a lot of talk about how much money Seattle police should get. Some activists want the budget for the police department cut in half. Some neighborhood groups say there's no backup plan today. SPD is releasing new details. They're having a news conference on their new Community Response group, which is aimed at reducing 901 call response Times and reimagining policing this as many people still are calling for deeper cuts to their budget next year. Based on all of the comments that they heard we are expecting that City Council members will be spending the next couple of weeks, drafting up new amendments and changes to the budget proposals. The next meeting on the budget is at the end of the month. That's cool, mostly stole. That's SPD news conference she mentioned has set for 3 30 this afternoon, Several cities in South King County have decided to distance themselves from King County's proposal to use a new sales tax. To build housing for the homeless. We get more on this from Como's Carleen Johnson, Britain, tequilas, Auburn and Kent are poised to adopt a local sales tax for affordable housing using authority of the state legislature granted earlier this year. It would mean those cities keep the tax money. It would not go into a Countywide sales tax proposed by executive doubt. Constantine Constantine wants to purchase motels, nursing homes and derelict facilities to be converted into permanent supportive housing and services for chronically homeless people. The more cities up out of the county tax, the less revenue there will be for his proposal. Public. Ola reports that Renton and can't have clashed with Constantine over the relocation of hundreds of formerly homeless people in the hotels in their cities during the pandemic, and other city leaders have complained about being left out of any discussion with Constantine as he crafted this proposal. Carleen Johnson coma news, Political ads and messages always seem to spike right before major elections, and this year there is a huge surge and political texts. Not everybody's happy about it either. Almost, Connie Thompson explains what you could do if it's getting to be too much. Such political campaigns are targeting smartphone screens more than ever, really started to see the upswing, actually, in August and September. Julia Porter works for Robo Killer, a tech company that helps block unwanted cell phone messages. They're analytics show. The political text messages have surpassed campaign robo calls from 350 million political text in June to more than one billion for the month of September. It's legal Rouble killer says both parties appear to be accelerating their texting strategies, thanks in part to technology known as peer to peer testing. The technology of that system will text people individually rather than from an auto dialers. Eso prior consent technically is not required. How did they get your number? Remember certain voter information becomes public record through your voter registration and or returned ballots that may contain your name and phone number, but you may have opted into correspondent by donating or signing up for campaign information. How do you stop it? Contact the campaign and asked to be removed from their list. Opt out online or go the app route where text and call blocking companies like rubble. Killer Take care of it for you. You tell rebel killer which types of categories of calls you'd like to block on Global killers. Album algorithm gets to work and as incoming unwanted calls are happening, we're blocking those for you. Or just ignore them and expect the pursuit of your screen toe likely gained Momenta between now and November. 3rd Rubble Killer suggests that you also remember that you might be giving information yourself by making it available on social media. So they suggest that you Google your own phone number because you might discover That you don't have the privacy settings that you think you do. You can find more of Connie stories on our website. Come on. News toe calm. Just checked the consumer page. Camo news time 8 41,
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Most Connie Thompson pilot escaping injury and Everett after his plane landed on airport road between 94 in cash. Yesterday morning. That road is was closed in the area, so people were asked to take alternate rounds for a couple of hours. And we'll continue to follow that coma NEWS time. 7 40 Now it's time to check in with Joel Stern at the Harley Exterior Sports desk. The NFL on the Players Association councils are expected mean Monday in hopes of agreeing to terms on a return to work that, according to ESPN, negotiations have been taking place frequently with training camp a little more than two weeks away. In Abu Dhabi camera was Mon retains his UFC welterweight championship by meeting Jorge Mas Vidal Alan Centre Volcano Mosquito feasts Max Holloway to retain the feathery title and Peter Yang beats Jose Aldo to claim the vacant bantamweight title. Mariners saw pitching prospect Logan Gilbert takes the loss. It is T Mobile Park debut on the team such a SWAT game. When the NBA's season resumes the name on the back of LeBron James's Jersey will be the same as has always been shamed is opting not to put a social justice. Mr. John is saying that he didn't need a name on the back of his jersey for people who know what I'm about what I'm here to do. Homo sports or 10 and 40 past the hour. I'm Joel shirt. Get some news. Try Dynamite Burger at Roy Rogers restaurants. It's a juicy burger with jalapeno bumpers Fully ranch skipper Jake Cheese and bacon down boys and have a door dash is available at participating restaurants. Support for this podcast comes from quippy Watch Dummy on Leon Quickie starring Anna Kendrick. This hilariously raw, heartfelt female buddy comedy is the quick and fund. Siri's we all can use right about now. The show follows Cody, a struggling screenwriter, played by Anna Kendrick as she finds friendship and her boyfriend sex doll. The Filthy, quick witted duo take off on a road trip, get held hostage, Topple the patriarchy and, most importantly,.
U.S. Initial Unemployment Claims Edged Down in Latest Week
"New unemployment claims in our state. We're down by 11% last week combos Ryan Harris has an answer for people who want to know if they can refuse to go backto work because they feel unsafe. While those initial claims air down again. Total claims air up close to 6% Now people have questions about whether that extra 600 bucks a week from the feds will continue or if they can say no to work if they feel unsafe. Congress will still have to decide on extending the extra money, but employment security Commissioner Susie Levine says you can't refuse to work just out of fear of the virus. Labor and industries needs to check your work place, one named Tohave demonstrably proof that that workplace is unsafe in accordance with the stipulation that have been set out by Illinois or sequence. Almost. Connie Thompson has closely followed. People whose bank accounts with their own money were frozen because of phony claims in their names, Levine says they're working with the banks to clear that up. And if you have problems call S DEAs Fraud
How The Coronavirus Pandemic Changed The Way We Shop
"Is changing the way a lot of us buy groceries. It's affecting grocery prices, too, and, in some cases what foods are available at the grocery store Almost Connie Thompson reports on new options to buy local before the Corona virus pandemic. Michael Parker, it's 42 acre pit farm in Western New York, catered mostly the restaurant. But when the restaurant started to close, Michael had to pivot he decided to sell directly to consumers from his farm. Everything just flew right out the window in a period of two hours. People are home. They're not expending as much of their regular food budget, so they're looking for higher quality ingredients. It's a trend Michael and other farmers hope continues even After we returned to our portico bit shopping habits. If you're interested in buying and eating more local foods, consumer reports offers these suggestions. First, check out local farmers markets that food is harvested locally, and it does not travel from across the country to a grocery store where you might buy it. So you're gonna be getting fresh, nutritious food. Much of what you find. The farmers market is also grown with fewer pesticides or is certified organic. The USDA finds that local certified organic products at farmers markets are often competitively priced. Compared to retail stores. You can also purchase a share in a farm programs say is a community supported agriculture. You pay a little farmer up front and then in return, you usually get a box every week that consists of what has been harvested locally. So you end up getting really great variety of food that you might not just on your own. Another option is to buy Directly from the farm. Michael Park. Odd is part of a Facebook group that connects customers to local farms. It's just over a month now. And there's 7500 members into trend that many hope will lead to a small farm renaissance that better connects people with their food.
Stimulus checks for dead taxpayers must be returned, IRS says
"If you got a stimulus payment for someone who died before the money was sent the federal government says he should return the money immediately calls Connie Thompson has more whether by direct deposit or a physical check in the mail the US treasury wants its money back now with the recipient is dead if they're looking to stimulate the economy and they sent out these checks and people are spending it is not the same thing Debbie Carter received this check in the mail for her mother seventy nine year old and Tate died in may of last year now after weeks of consumer confusion and no official direction from the U. S. treasury there's a new update on the IRS economic impact payment website no special section or headline you have to click on the eligibility link and scroll through all the questions and answers check for people who died as question ten added some time may sixth does someone who died qualify for payment the answer is no the payments must be returned you must either void the check and return to the U. S. treasury include a brief explanation or with direct deposit the IRS says send a personal check or money order to return the cash so what I did was I wrote void on the back of the jock and I'm just holding on to it right now demi says she's never had any intention of cashing the check but she will not jump through hoops to return it and she's concerned that a lot of errors who are sitting on or already spent money sent to the deceased won't get the message ranking putting out this information and a better format it's not very clear and I don't think it's gonna reach all the people who receive these checks okay so you can help me reach those people again if you or someone you know receive money for someone who is no longer living then you click the eligibility link on the IRS's economic impact payments page look for question ten I'm also getting questions from a lot of who say I'm still living and I have a receipt my money or all the money I'm do the IRS says you can file for additional money when you file your twenty twenty tax return and
'You're not supposed to keep that payment': Mnuchin wants stimulus money given to dead taxpayers returned
"If you're one of the many people who received a stimulus payment for someone who is dead looks like the government wants its money back Coble's Connie Thompson explained says recently the Wall Street journal is now quoting the treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin as saying errors who received these checks must return the money the government is not saying how many dead people at St similis chats too but we've been getting reports as others have across the country from people across the country Debbie Carter of Olympia just received a twelve hundred dollar check written to her mother who died nearly a year ago the check even has the letters D. E. C. D. for deceased right after her mom's name we're not the only people from what I've I've seen on the internet that have received these checks and for the treasury department to have to go back through and find out who they sent these checks out to you and to try and get them back I can't even believe what kind of a mess that's going to be dead so she really understands that the government's goal was to just get money out to people who needed it as quickly as possible but she and others are very frustrated that they're not getting any direction and all of that about exactly what to do in fact I'm one of many journalists who for the last two weeks has been contacting the treasury department and the IRS to find out what's going on with all the dead shacks and have had no response until that one report from the Wall Street journal that Steve Mnuchin is saying they want the money back as I told you in my last report about this when the government makes a mistake they generally tend to want the money back so if you've got one of those checks are you have a deposit hang on to the cash you can find more of Connie stories on our website companies dot com check the consumer
Washing hands key in stopping coronavirus spread: Are you doing it correctly?
"There's no question that the outbreak has most of us washing our hands more often but doctors say a lot of us are not using the proper technique goals Connie Thompson spent part of the day at the U. dub Medical Center with a doctor who showed her exactly what many of us overlook if you really want to get rid of germs on your hands a simple pass of soap and water doesn't cut it Dr Pol Pot inter directs the infectious diseases clinic at UW Madison here's how the medical pros do what we always start by getting him to west you don't apply simply dry hands wet your hands first then leather up and here's where a lot of us dropped the ball don't just wash your poems because there's other parts of the hands were the germs can hide the Baxter classic you really want to get between the fingers from the time we start studying we should spend a minimum of twenty seconds about the time it takes to sing our A. B. C. really getting that soap all over hands so finger to finger back to front front to back and you've got to pay attention to the phone the phone has a lot of work it's neglected and it's a part of the hand washing cycles sometimes people forget and it'll start in the middle and really try to get my finger tips that's another place that can be tough to get if you just rubbing your hands to run my fingers a little spot like that from my poems and it's been about twenty seconds it was actually twenty nine and if you have to use your hand to turn off the water use that tell to do that you don't we contaminated hands when you shut it off and to prevent picking up new germs skip the handshakes go with the fist bump for the docks preference the error fist bump even better but the elbows instead again the key areas most of us miss by the backs of our hands our thumbs and especially our finger tips was spread all those terms when we touch our eyes and our noses and our mouths you can find more of Connie stories on our website commodities dot com just check the consumer
'Seasons Cheatings': AARP Survey Finds Many at Risk from Holiday Scams
"There's no evidence that a lot of people in Washington are more at risk of falling for seasonal scams than they realized almost Connie Thompson says this could turn out to be a record holiday season for fraud the a a RP fraud watch network is launching a campaign to help fight three key sources of holiday fraud they call it seasons cheating the first brought is active on the phone as well as the internet a a RP says despite the prevalence of fraudulent charity solicitations only three in ten people recently surveyed actually took time to verify the charity before giving money more than half the people who did verify declined to donate another concern these hitting gift card racks a grocery stores and scanning the numbers as soon as you activate the card the scammers drain the funds Hey are peace as one in five people surveyed say they received a new gift card with no money on it and more than half the people in the survey admit they ship holiday packages without requesting a signature on delivery that of course creates a golden opportunity for porch pirate to grab and dash his signature confirmation is not a shipping option a a RP joins police and other advocates in advising you to explore other delivery alternatives A. R. P. says about one in four Washington adults only wanted for provide any kind of direction about specifically where to leave packages so if there's somewhere that makes the package harder to see from the street be sure to spell that out when you place the order and if you're having something delivered to someone else make sure they're going to be at home and again request a signature confirmation on
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Connie Thompson dance you posted this morning the house the speaker of the house laying out the guidelines and the wish to pursue the impeachment process will have more on that coming up after we check to only traffic with here Jordan now at nine fourteen well we only have one blocking problem at the moment and this is a crash into a coma itself an I. five at city center the partially blocking the right lane but it doesn't seem to be slowing down the drive too much to that area we are working with the struggling drive right now northbound one six seven starting south of a hundred and eighty at the Foro five that's because north bound for a five itself is just sitting in a parking lot starting just south of the valley freeway to northeast forty fourth we had an earlier long term issue here Paul creek and we're just trying to recover from that we're also seeing slow down from cold creek to about southeast eight that this point looking at our travel times going from Auburn she rented it's taking twenty seven minutes in our drive from rented they'll be still coming in at forty five minutes for five is busy for five to seven through the Kirkland area south on I five is looking slow from eighty fifth at the convention center north and I five so they had to drive to the south and the Boeing field to Seneca and it is a very heavy drive this morning heavier than average on northbound ninety nine it's starts around Cloverdale and it's going to extend into the end of the tunnel south on ninety nine remains busy from the Aurora bridge to Mercer our next how much traffic at night twenty four forecast calls for pretty ugly weather lex few days mostly cloudy some drizzle overnight a few scattered showers tomorrow cloudy chance of showers.
A warning about a new phishing scam
"It comes to ways to trick you into giving up money or information scammers tend to stick to the tactics that are most likely to work that's why your email accounts of big favorite come was Connie Thompson has a new alert for one of the latest phishing scams going around the email had my in box from someone using the name Larry Conrad with first American title in Phoenix Arizona Larry doesn't address me by name that's the first clue this is the loan has been cleared to close and the preliminary closing documents are attached never open an attachment when you get an email like this I did an independent search for first American title in Phoenix and lo and behold their address and phone number are the same as in this fishing email but when I called them they said it's a scam and they've been getting calls about it for months but even without calling a company you can sniff out the rats by hovering your cursor over the website links this reveals the actual web address the U. R. L. which in this case is way too long to random to nonsensical that has nothing to do with the title company I got the same red flags when I hovered over the four other web links included in this email and here's an added twist this foster includes all bold alert warning about the growing problem of real estate wire fraud to gain your trust so you don't double check the Phoenix title company I talked to told me they don't even have an escrow officer named Larry and they say if you get this kind of email amount of what it says just deleted the title company says so far thankfully no one who's called them has fallen for
Experts predict bad flu season for 2019; did you get your shot?
"Some health experts predict we're in for an active flu season so if you haven't already gotten a flu shot you know how to do it soon and don't buy into those common flu myths come was Connie Thompson has more on some of the top misconceptions experts base their prediction for an active flu season on the unusually severe flu season that is just ending in Australia here in the United States the centers for disease control has been urging all of us to get fascinated by the end of October which of course was last week so if you haven't done it yet they say don't put it off flu activity is expected to peak between December and February and could last as late as may which gets us to some top Loomis probably the number one myth is that the flu vaccine can actually give you the flu Harvard Medical School and most every other medical professionals say no people who get sick after the shop we're going to get sick anyway it is not from the vaccine other miss that healthy people don't need the vaccine that you can get the flu by being out in the cold without proper protection that you're not contagious if you feel well in a major math that antibiotics will help you fight the flu if you do get sick well since influenza is a virus and viruses do not respond to antibiotics you know it makes sense the only way antibiotics might help you is if you get a secondary bacterial infection that's for spreading the flu when you don't feel sick doctors say nearly one in three people who have the flu have no symptoms the CDC says even if you're healthy if you're older than six months you
Want that $125 from Equifax? Don't ignore the company's latest email
"News if you get an email about the Equifax data breach settlement read carefully before responding and don't assume it's a scam call problem solver Connie Thompson says there's a legit email going out with important new instructions about claiming a cash payment scammers all. are definitely taking advantage of the Big Apple fax element that was announced in July so you do have to be careful but the important email making headlines this week is from the court appointed administrators OB that Equifax settlement it has a new deadline for anyone who filed a claim to get money instead of free credit reporting the Federal Trade Commission says response to apple Francis four hundred twenty five million dollar data breach settlement has been overwhelming people whose information was exposed in the twenty seventeen data breach are filing claims in droves and while many opt for ten years
Equifax Data Breach: Deadline Nears for Free Credit Monitoring
"If you get an email about the Equifax data breach settlement read it carefully before responding and don't assume it's a scam Kamel consumer problem solver Connie Thompson says there is a legit email going out with important new instructions about claiming a cash payment scammers are definitely taking advantage of the Big Apple fax element that was announced in July so you do have to be careful but the important email making headlines this week is from the court appointed administrators of that ecofacts settlement it has a new deadline for anyone who filed a claim to get money instead of free credit reporting the Federal Trade Commission. says response to apple Francis four hundred twenty five million dollar data breach settlement has been overwhelming people whose information was exposed in the twenty seventeen data breach are filing claims in droves and while many opt for ten years of free credit monitoring others are filing claims for money up to one hundred twenty five dollars the cash climbers are getting new email like this from the apple fax settlement administrator according to our records you filed a claim for alternative compensation you must hi there verify
Food allergy vs. food intolerance: What's the difference?
"But having a bad reaction of food isn't the same as having a food allergy. Komo's Connie Thompson explains. Never study found nineteen percent of. People believe they had a food allergy. When only eleven percent actually had a true food, allergies. Food allergies attack your immune system, while a food intolerance, affects your digestive cyst people within tolerances can eat the food without serious consequences. But for someone with an allergy touching inhaling or ingesting, even microscopic amount of the food can be deadly. When in doubt talked to an allergist began food allergies can be severe and they could be fatal. If it's not a food allergy that, I think it's important to speak to your physician and possibly keep a log of your symptoms, and the bulk of your diet to help identify what are the foods that are making new not feel as well food intolerance, could stem from a variety of reasons including irritable, bowel syndrome, Sealy, ACTA Z's, or sensitivity to food, additives, it may cause discomfort, but it's not fatal. And remember, you can develop food allergies and intolerances after childhood nearly half of the food allergy sufferers. In the JAMA study reported a new allergy in adulthood. It can be confusing to a patient. The most. Important thing I would say, is to identify whether it is a food allergy or not, because if it is a food allergy that you need to have certain precautions in place, and carry certain medications with Casey to have a food allergic reaction, helping to identify whether it's an intolerance is also important because it could just make your quality of life much better. So when in doubt, get tested by an allergy specialist, the food and Drug administration. Lists the top eight allergy causing foods as sweet. Soy, milk eggs, tree nuts peanuts fish and shellfish. That's komo's Connie
Connie Thompson, Komo And Kenmore discussed on News and Perspective with Taylor Van Cise
"But that same AC cools. You might also make you sick. Komo's Connie Thompson reports. If your home air conditioning consist of window, A C, you know, all about calling the heavy unit out of storage, when the weather heats up, but make sure it's not harboring mold and other irritants without proper care and maintenance mold can actually grow on the inside, which has the potential to lead to health problems, like weasing congestion or throat irritation examine your air conditioner. And look for clusters of tiny black spots along the air duct cleaning louvers is a good first step. But if you see mold on them, there's a good chance that there's more hiding inside the air conditioner, if that's the case you really wanna consider buying a new one experts at consumer reports recommend the three hundred forty dollar S P T air conditioner for larger rooms and for mid sized. Brooms. They recommend a two hundred seventy dollar model by Kenmore next installed window, a C properly, make sure the unit is slightly tilted to the outside that way, any condensation or rainwater won't end up on the inside which could also cause a mold problem install the air, conditioner side panel snugly against the side of the window frame, and use the weather stripping foam, that comes with most sees so outside air. Can't creep in this will save energy and keep pollen and other allergens outdoors. It's
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"In fact, drivers across northwest also say that they exhibit considerate behaviors things like yielding signaling advance or giving a courtesy wave an average of eight point four times per month. So we are, you know, a pretty polite group, and hopefully that's more the the normally exceptions gotta have that courtesy way. That's always kind of like the the sign off their Derek thanks again. That's all at Petco dot com. If you'd like to get more on that poll and member to be safe and be courteous out there on the roadways. We're all under a little extra stress with that vita closure right now. So eleven eighteen joining a gym can have a lot of advantages, the equipment, classes and other people around a great motivator, but cost is a factor and calls Connie Thompson says don't be in too big a hurry to sign up. If you're thinking about joining a gym, but want to save money. January can be a good time to make the move January is always a big one. Without a doubt January is one of those times where most gyms are offering some kind of incentive for you to come in, try them. Our consumer reports experts say ask for a noncommittal trial many gyms offer day passes to try out facilities. If you have friends or family interested in signing up with you, you might get a lower rate as a group trying out a gym before you commit? We'll help you identify the type of Jim that's best for your goals. Be identify. What your goal is? If you've already tried to do this goal ready. And let's say you joined a bigger gym where you did it alone. Then maybe that route might be the number one way, maybe joining a smaller gym, people are more focused, and you're getting the attention and the accountability and the support that you need when you find.
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Komo's Connie Thompson has the top picks. And why so many cooks swear by this old fashioned low tech favorite that does it. Celebrity chefs like Rachel Ray swear, by their Dutch oven cookware, they use them in different ways to make a variety of dishes. But what exactly is a Dutch oven? And why do so many people love them? These pieces are essentially enameled cast iron pots with leads the heat solely. But they also hold their heat. Well, which makes him really good for brazing. And the other nice thing about them is they go from the stove top to the oven potatoes. Consumer reports just tested. Several Dutch up an options each potholes, five to six quarts works on any type of stove top including induction and comes in a variety of colors prices ranged from a low of forty five dollars to as much as three hundred forty some of the more premium brands like look crews say come back with a lifetime warranty. Which is a nice thing to have. But are tests actually found that you don't need to spend a lot to get great performance. The test include brazing briskets Browning meat and simmering sauce testers even baked bread in the Dutch ovens gestures say all of them did a good job raising meat. But after that, there are some different. The Dutch oven from Asia curry host of ISIS. Home kitchen is very easy to clean, but also the heaviest of the bunch at fifteen pounds and earned an excellent rating when it came to baking bread, but it's also quite heavy fourteen pounds and the warranty is light just a year compared to the lifetime and limited lifetime warranties of the other Dutch ovens the three hundred forty dollars cruiser was the only Dutch oven to earn an excellent score in the Browning test. But for a lot less money testers say the sixty dollar lodge delivered and actually outperform the Lakers say when it came to baking bread, and it does a good job of Browning. I'm Connie Thompson. You can always find more of Connie's stories on our website, komonews dot com. Just go to the consumer page. Komo news time now six thirteen. Police in Florida say at twenty three year old man went through a McDonald's drive through and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. It happened in pork Lucie. Florida. The fast food worker denied the offer. And Anthony Gallagher drove off only to return again in a short time. Police arrested him on charges of marijuana possession. O- and driving under the influence. They were alerted to his offer early Sunday morning. Got a description from of him from the worker. They say a suspect matching his description went through the drive.
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Komo's Connie Thompson has recommendations from the smart team at consumer reports. Alexa, turn off the lights consumer reports. Dan, McCloskey doesn't just write about smart home products. He uses them in his house. His one must have smart devices. A smart speaker Alexa, lock the front door. Smart speakers. Make it very easy to connect all these different products. Okay. To use a smart speaker as a hub or control center, you'll find three main options, Amazon's Alexa, Google assistant and apple Siri on the apple home pot. Consumer reports puts other smart products through rigorous tests. For example, smart lots have to pass the same break in tests as traditional door locks you want to get a lock that is smart, but also strong. Cr recommends the two hundred thirty dollars slave since smart lock it stood up to kick in picking and drilling test and connects with any of the three smart speaker assistance, another option for doors video doorbells that let you see who's at the door. Sure, just one second some models even work with smart locks to remotely open the door through an app for even more smarts of variety of smart cameras for indoors and out. They can record a break in or in this case Dan's dog breaking the rules when he's not home. Just keep in mind that for most smart security cameras, you'll have to pay a fee for video storage, which can run as much as two hundred dollars a year. What that means is when these cameras take video they store it on their company's server by doing this. It makes it really easy for you to access that footage. But it can also cost you over the long term the one.
"connie thompson" Discussed on KOMO
"Komo's Connie Thompson explains. Nat Rosenberg was taking a lot of ibuprofen for a neck injury until his doctor suggested he stopped a friend recommended. He try CBD medically known as cannabis. Dial took a few weeks. I notice a bit of a difference. So I'm continuing to take it CBD comes from hemp or marijuana the CBD product sold in most have little to no THC, which is the chemical that makes you feel high CBD is often sold as an oil cream gummy or pill. There is some promising early research showing that CBD can be helpful in conditions like pain and anxiety. But at this point, it's only been proven to help treat epilepsy. The FDA recently approved the first Canada. Dial drug in the US called EPA dialects to treat too rare. But severe forms of epilepsy. But the legality of CBD products. You can buy online at a store or at a dispensary can be confusing because of federal government classifies anything that comes from marijuana plant, including CBD as a schedule one controlled substance like heroin or LSD, it is illegal at the federal level. But with a growing interest in the possible health benefits of CBD. It's legal in many states Phoebe is regulated differently from state to state even in states where it's legal and regulations can get particularly confusing when you're looking into products that are sold online. A study last year found only twenty six of eighty four products purchased online contain the amount of CBD claimed on the label. Some had no CBD others were found to also have THC. So right now, it's buyer beware. Consumer reports says if you decide to try CBD by it in a state where recreational and medical use of cannabis is legal since they have stricter quality standards. I'm Connie Thompson from ABC news, Tech Trends and important warning for anyone using ride hailing apps. I wanted from Las Vegas says she mistakenly got into an Uber that matched the description of the car listed on the app, but she quickly discovered. Something was wrong. When her real driver called her phone, my heart's sake. 'cause I knew I was in the wrong car. I have no idea who this guy is I'm in trouble. The fake driver. Then refused to let her go demanding her phone her money and everything else. She had once he did rob me. He continued to drive away with me. I only got out because I I jumped out ABC's TJ homes tells us the Uber apps built insecurity measures would not have helped in this case. And Uber spokesperson tells us the safety.
Starbucks, Cheri Preston and KOMO discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"Your money at twenty and fifty past the hour on KOMO news this. Check of your money at twenty and fifty past each hour comes to your courtesy of propel. Insurance here's Bruce Vaile stocks rallied,
Pregnant woman fired after manager says it’s ‘not a good time’ for maternity leave, she says
"Marysville woman says he has. Text messages that, proved, she was wrongfully. Fired from, a job at jersey? Mike's komo's Gabe Cohen commission? Denton says she was fired from jersey Mike's for being Pregnant it's discrimination attorney REBA, Weise agrees it's blatantly illegal to terminate a woman because she's pregnant or she's going. To go on maternity leave so what would you recommend for that woman find a good lawyer the store's owner wouldn't go on camera but. He says, he's aware of the. Tech sent by manager he tells me he was devastated when he found out he says that manager no longer works for him because of the tax. And he called commission to apologize and offer her the job back, but I told him I wasn't interested just because I feel like, that's just the way for me to hush it's wrong instead she's looking for a new job. And possibly a lawyer he don't do that to somebody. When they're willing to work to support
EPA, Connie Thompson and KOMO discussed on News, Traffic and Weather
"Federal judge orders the EPA to ban a. Pesticide that's, long been, identified as a health risk komo's Connie Thompson, talked with the Seattle team that took the EPA to court. Farmers have a never ending battle against all sorts of. Bugs that damage and destroyed their crops. In order to get the best harvest to market many, farmers turned to claw One of the most widely used pesticides in the world, is used on kale and broccoli and lots of other fruits and, vegetables but because of a link to brain and nerve damage children it was. Scheduled to be banned until the new EPA administrator. Reverse that ban last year so it's. Been banned for residential use since I think at least two thousand turning Marissa ordonio of Earthjustice in Seattle works with the team, that challenged, the EPA in the ninth circuit court of appeals she and her colleagues represent farmworkers and their children the, farm workers are exposed in all of the ways that you can be so they're it's in the air to toxic, drift it's in the foods consumer advocates argued that. The EPA refusal to ban the use of corporate, office on produce violates the federal pesticide safety standards the federal judge hearing the case agrees we're happy that UPS finally going to have to do its job and act to protect children and farm workers especially but all. Of us the decision for Farmers everywhere defined bug. Killing alternatives if corporate this is part of their pesticide protocol the EPA now has sixty days to comply with a court. Order and band that pesticide from all. Use in farming in the United
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"Mid-nineties away from the water on Sunday and Monday. Still hot Tuesday We're going. To, start to cool down and who should be really comfortable mid, seventy s by, next Wednesday and Thursday right now in downtown, Seattle a hazy sunshine hit sixty four degrees it's now six twenty, six over the years HAMAs has earned a top spot. On the, list of popular dips for parties appetizers but how much is also a source. Of debate, among. Some people who worry about the carbs. In garbanzo, beans komo's Connie Thompson has HAMAs nutrition fact check HAMAs, has, popularity is spreading the traditional recipe of garbanzo sesame. Paste. Lemon juice spices and olive oil delivers a. Simple dip in seconds and four nutrition if there, was a. Nutrition contests for Deb's HAMAs would win the top prize and the best all around category each two tablespoons serving of HAMAs Paxon nutritional punch of heart. Healthy fats two to three grams of protein And about, three grams of fiber most of. HAMAs health benefits come from. The chick peas they're full of key nutrients such as vitamins calcium folate, iron magnesium phosphorus potassium and zinc and they're part of a class of. Lake Hume's call pulses which have been shown to offer several health benefits the research suggests that people who eat a lot of pulses do tend, to weigh less they tend to have. Lower blood pressure, lower levels of bad cholesterol. And even a reduced risk of certain diseases like type two diabetes heart disease and, even certain types of cancer just be aware that the same two tablespoons of HAMAs can have from fifty.
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"Know salon also has two complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau one filed. Last year because of dress alterations, not made as promised and. Another pending case filed just nine days ago Frank told us that Lebel finally got back to her about two days ago and promised that the dress would be shipped in the next few days we're still waiting to hear back from a bell so we can get their side of the story in. Bellevue lamonica Peter's KOMO news Over the years HAMAs has. Earned a top spot on the list of, popular dips for. Parties and appetizers that, HAMAs is also, a source of debate among some people worry. About the carbohydrates in garbanzo beans also known as chick peas used to make. The dip komo's Connie Thompson has HAMAs nutrition fact, check HAMAs popularity is spreading the traditional recipe of Garbin does. Sesame paste lemon juice spices and olive oil. Delivers a simple dip in seconds and, four nutrition, if there was a nutrition contest for Deb's HAMAs would win. The top prize and the best all around category each tablespoons serving. Of HAMAs Paxton nutritional punch of heart healthy fat. Two to three grams of protein and about three grams of fiber most of HAMAs health benefits come from the chick peas they're full of key nutrients. Such as vitamins calcium fo- late I ran magnesium phosphorus potassium and zinc and they're part of a class of lake Hume's call pulses Which had been shown to offer several health benefits the research suggests that people who eat a lot of pulses do tend to weigh less lower blood pressure lower levels, of bad, cholesterol and even a reduced risk of certain diseases like type two. Diabetes heart disease and even certain types of cancer just. Be aware that the same two tablespoons of, HAMAs can have. From fifty to seventy, calories depending on, the brand so be mindful as you dip. I'm Connie Thompson What it's. Worth Cheri.
Kevin Spacey Investigated for Three More Sexual Assault Allegations in London
"It's attacking years came the same way that he will do you're at the beach i'm connie thompson komo news time six twenty eight police in the uk are looking into more assault claims against actor kevin spacey authorities are now looking into six assault claims here that's three more than previously disclosed the allegations are said to stem from alleged incidents in london in nineteen ninetysix and in the western english city of gloucester five years ago kevin spacey was the artistic director of london's old vic theater for some eleven years until two thousand fifteen tom rivers abc news london scarlett johansson is being criticized for her upcoming role as a transgender man the actress starring in a new movie about a woman who identified as a man while running a massage parlor in the seventies and eighties joe hansen said in a statement anyone who doesn't agree with the casting decision should speak with representatives of felicity huffman and jeffrey tambor who have both played transgender roles it's the morning after fourth of july fireworks we have a number.
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"In your adventure on the road i'm connie thompson at twenty and fifty past the hour on komo news said he was your komo propel insurance money update abc news wall street now stocks closed higher to end the week the dow rose seventy five points the nasdaq added chen and the sp closed up nine investors are trading cautiously is a g seven summit get started leaders from canada and france plan to confront president trump over tariffs proposed kia is recalling a half million vehicles in the us because the airbags might not work in a crash the devices computers can short out owner should expect to hear from the carmaker by the end of the month daria albinger abc news for what it's worth i'm cheri preston if you don't think that suicide is a public health epidemic consider this the cdc says more people have killed themselves in nearly every state over the past decade and half of the fifty states have seen suicide rates go up more than thirty percent recently too high profile suicides first fashion designer kate spade her husband and business partner andy spade said he and his daughter are devastated and deeply heartbroken andy spade said his wife suffered from depression and anxiety for many abc's aaron katersky days after that we learned about celebrity chef anthony bourdain ruin his never helmet into rubble ally in russian artillery shot to fame with his book kitchen confidential but went on to travel the globe most recently for cnn finding not just unique food but unique people and stories five thousand that's how many people took their own lives last year stock to someone anyone for what it's worth cheri preston abc news washington interscholastic activities association is looking to level the playing field when.
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"From fraud and identity theft a new survey suggests most of us dropped the ball in at least one of three key areas so komo's connie thompson is here with an id theft wakeup call connie thompson from komo hey change your passwords actually i just changed the mall today notice danny said he has multiple passwords question number two online account access how often do you check your accounts know much about that one freezing your credit blocks access to your credit.
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"And identity theft a new survey suggests most of us dropped the ball in at least one of three key areas so komo's connie thompson is here with an id theft wakeup call from connie thompson from komo hey st you change your passwords actually i just changed the mall today notice danny said he has multiple passwords yeah number two online account access how often do you check your accounts don't know much about that one freezing your credit blocks access to your.
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"Local programming komo's connie thompson with results of a new test or a few of them to see how well these ten is work zach mobin smith ditched cable nearly eight years ago he bought a tv and and never looked back it's raining badly out sometimes i lose a signal most of the time it comes in fine and the picture is extremely clear that includes local news at his favorite late night talk shows which you can access for free on over the air channels pretty much everything was there and it's you know i don't have to pay extra for consumer reports recently tested ten indoor antennas and try them in two locations near a window and near the tv across the board the window location worked best they also found that while antennas come in a variety of shapes the design is not as important as where you live and your surroundings so if you live in very mountainous area or you live in the city a lot of buildings that could affect you know obstruct some of the signals then you may have a tougher time than someone who lives in a neighborhood where there aren't a lot of toll buildings for best results consumer reports jim wilcox says place the antenna high orient an upstairs room or attic if possible try a few different locations and rescan to see where you get the most channels and if you just can't get great reception try a different model who work with the retailer has return policy because not every antennas going to do well in your house can don't assume free reception means poorquality the over the air image might even be clearer sense it can be less compressed than what you get on cable so free plus better performances a pretty good deal for most consumers kit may also help to know.
Philanthropist Paul Allen announces discovery of USS Juneau wreckage
"A list of restaurants participating tomorrow hop onto the facebook page of the down syndrome community of puget sound brian calvert komo news wreckage of a sunken military ship which five brothers perished in world war two's been discovered off the coast of the solomon islands in the south pacific microsoft co founder and philanthropist paul allen confirms the wreckage of the geneva was found saturday allen has an expedition team that was reported finding that wreckage of other ships including the aircraft carrier uss lexington which also sought during world war two it's taken nearly four years but the federal trade commission has finally started mailing refunds to people who got burned by one investigators call a tech support scam komo's connie thompson with the story unlike the scam where overseas imposters call you they claim to be tech support for your computer company the federal trade commission says this tech support scam was based on american soil in florida the investigation named nearly a dozen defendants who according to court records offered free trials for computer security software the ftc says telemarketers then falsely claimed consumer computers were infected in order to sell tech support products and services that companies were temporarily shut down in two thousand fourteen without admitting guilt they agree to a ten million dollar settlement in two thousand sixteen and now the ftc says thirty six thousand eight hundred thirty scam victims will get partial refunds total refunds come to more than ten point one million dollars the average refund.
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"Can often wipe out the advantages of an early mortgage pay off its komos connie thompson reporting we'll did some sheriff's deputies in oregon bear all fora retiring colleague comes brian calvert has more on a new photo shoot at the clackamas county courthouse it was an anonymous letter the tipped off sheriff craig roberts several of his deputies went to the courthouse after hours stripped down to their gear belts and took photos the pictures were for a calendar for retiring deputy a joke gift if you will but the sheriff isn't laughing releasing the statement when quote i take this complaint very seriously behaviour like this if true is not acceptable and extremely troubling there's currently an investigation we should know sooner rather than later if this actually happen the courthouse even after hours has a constantly running video surveillance system meaning that they're not just pictures of the scandal eclair deputies but full videos in the archives brian calvert komo news komo news time four forty and now here's tom at the elliot they otto broker split staff wireless toxin playoff baseball two games have gone final today wrigley field in chicago the cubs get a two one win over the washington nationals to go up two games to one in that best of the five match up earlier today the houston astros a 54 win a boston to win that series three games to one and advance to the american league championship series now there are two other games on the schedule today now would include the yankees at all home against the cleveland indians who are looking to close out the edge series three games to won that game is scoreless in the bottom of the second and coming up tonight in phoenix the diamondbacks facing a mustwin as they trail the dodgers in that match up two games to one with the by this week after that har five nailbiting win over the rams yesterday to improved to three into next time we see the in action i'll be on the road against the giants team that is winless santa clubs it'll be moving forward without its best player wide receiver odell beckham at junior where the broken ankle surgery for him his season is over six o'clock tonight is the chris peterson show right here on your home of the huskies komo news the.
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"Pass a capital budget plans to add community hospital capacity detox facilities and other crisis intervention measures are on hold after the legislature failed to act on a four point two billion dollar capital budget the lack of a budget left king county without approximately twenty four and a half million dollars for its behavioral health department jim volen dr heads that department he tells the puget sound business journal along with detox in hospital beds the money was earmarked for housing projects and case management for people with chronic mental illness the various services and programmes formed the backbone of a big picture approach the county is taking housing is part of the planned because the county says so many with mental health issues or substance used disorders are also homeless as well and dropped says it's hard to see clean and sober if you don't have a roof over your head corwin haeck komo news legal robo colours are turning up the heat by making your caller id display a number that you think you recognize gomo's connie thompson as some new information on how you can fight back carragher their cow gets a lot of rebel calls on her mobile phone i got about five or six robo calls per week the area codes are from all over the country i have a baby and i'm always concerned it could be something about the baby according to a recent consumer report survey at least sixty two percent of eighteen anti centurylink enver rising customers report receiving six or more robocalls every week and the aggravating messages are on the rise we're hearing about ran with with now where a call goes directly into your voice mailbox about the phone ever ahang they can fill up your voice mail in bats black important messages which is why we think is important for consumers to hack protections for calls that do not bypass the ring phone companies now offered different tools to help at t has a free app for customers that automatically block scam calls on iphones six and higher and is that use at t h d voice t mobile offers free scam hmm call blocking sprint and horizon have apps that display the callers name on your incoming screen if the callers are.
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"And komonewscomfire in four rick van cise today i'm jay van cise jeremy grater at the editor's desk top stories we're following from around the world and it looks like north korea has launched another test missile and other icdms that went farther and higher than their last one crashed in the ocean off of japan and president donald trump says congress should have approved legislation to repeal the obama era health care law but he says you can't have everything one of the top sellers on amazon prime day this year has it's nothing to do with electronics it's a two hundred dollars test for personal ancestry and genetic health risks gomel problemsolver connie thompson says the health risk part of that test as a lotta people asking how much do you really wanna know two year breast cancer survivor paul award no she has some degree of cancer risk that she wonders what other possible health risks might lurk in her dna my grandmother they'd have parkinson's alzheimer's is also concerned because i did have a great art that had that on my mother side and funding paulo likes the idea of going online to order a genetic test to learn twentythree and me is the first genetic testing lab to get fda approval for marketing health risk test directly to consumers and gets a little test to skip when you send it back the results do not tell weather you'll get a particular disease only if you're genetically predisposed right now only four diseases are included late onset alzheimer's parkinson's disease hereditary crumble feel yet linked to an increased tendency see for bloodclotting and alfa one added tripsin deficiency and inherited condition linked to lung and liver disease i think it will be interesting and now we're the area is i talked with 23 amis medical associate stacee detweiler by skype how do i interpret the results that i get so i recommend reading throughout her on contacts on its website 23 in me emphasizes that it's health press reports are not for diagnosis.
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"Yet symptoms online can give you a clue to possible issues but it can also steer you're in the wrong direction komo connie thompson has warning about taking five road supplements to boost your metabolism the hypothyroidism like some other conditions can have symptoms when the butterfly shaped thyroid glands at the front of the neck produces too little firearm hormone it can slowest central body processes including heart rate and metabolism ira them concoct people feel fatigue ray rain fog but plenty of people with us and that may have a perfectly shanghai right still people who are desperate to lose weight gain energy but may not have a problem sometimes turned the thyroid supplements there often marketed as boosting energy and metabolism naturally experts at consumer reports say helping yourself to fire wide supplements is a bad idea and possibly even dangerous the is vital kelsea mostly are great waive all bad at reindeer study published journal i read found that in nine out of ten supplements has said there are actual i read an excess of thyroid hormone ten those supplements can cause bone thing and even worse and a radic heartbeat which can lead to a stroke some supplements may also contains significant amounts of iodine which in some people can caused the thyroid to slow down leading to weight gain and fatigue the exact opposite of what many people hope these supplements will do for them consumer reports health experts say also watch out for help on the list of ingredients calpis another potential source of iodine if you suspect to have thyroid problem see your doctor instead of taking matters into your own hands a special blood.