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"From the Cairo Radio New Center at my Northwest calm There is an amber alert for 14 year old native American girl Missing from Shaolin Rebecca Basil was last seen with an unidentified man and a woman. She is 5 ft. Nine inches tall. £120 with long straight black hair. She was last seen in a stolen 2015. Silver. Subaru Legacy. Washington License Plate number B J You 3169 now It may be headed to Spokane. If you happen to see the car, though, call 911 the state confirmed this afternoon. The severe winter weather in other parts of the country is delaying Corona virus. Vaccine shipment. Snow delays and delivery is their slave Madonna this week, but we're expecting a lot more vaccine next week and are excited about that that they'll be more vaccine in the state. But Washington Hospital Association CEO Cassie Sour Warrant Some appointments this week might have to be canceled. Mercer Island City Council votes to ban camping on all public property directing homeless people to shelters instead, people the resource is if prompts them to no longer stay on the sidewalk or in the park, The city's police chief testified that they've had a similar law for 30 years privet and camping in Mercer Island parks, and no one has ever been arrested. Opponents of the law say it criminalizes. Homelessness. Two police officers are on paid leave following a deadly shooting on Seattle's waterfront happened late last night near Seneca and Alaskan Way where officers shot and killed a man who they say had a knife and was in crisis. Police approached the man on attempted to use less legal tool. But the device was ineffective. Man moved toward officers who fired fatally striking the man. Was her. Valerie Carson.
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"Warm clothing, another 237 accepted water and snacks and 42. Other people accepted a ride in order to get to a shelter and out of the cold. Mercer Island City Council has voted to ban homeless camping on all public Property. It passed with a 6 to 1 vote. The city already had an ordinance banning camping in parks. But this ordinance covers all public property and says violators could be fined up to $1000 and spend 90 days in jail. Some people living there feel it could make things worse. You see the fines add up. And increase the cycle that they get in where they can't get jobs and they can't get off back on their feet. Because of all those criminal penalties a CEO, you feels that the proposal criminalizes homelessness without addressing Underlying causes of homelessness. Most President Phillips reporting Even as the number of new covert cases drops, health experts are fearing 1/4 surge of the virus may be coming. We get more from Kemal's Nick Papa. Doctors here anticipate a surge that could be similar to what we saw a few months ago. That's why Dr Ali Meqdad says. We need to keep monitoring the spread and staying as safe as possible. What we need to do it. I know it's the plan for this one will stick around, was asked what he was glad for tweaking the vaccines to make sure we stay out of it. And have all these plans and place and then be ready to implementing them at any point of time. Now. The vaccines for the most part is still effective against some of the variance. But McDonough says vaccine companies are already testing their vaccines against these new variants to see if any changes need to be made, he says also that even though there's going to be 1/4 surge, most likely Mortality rate won't be very high because these vaccines are able to combat a lot of what this variant is bringing high school students have returned to classrooms this weekend. Yakima and the co most Carleen Johnson tells us how it's going hallways air Now, one way students have to socially distance and the mask stays on, even in PE principal Ben McMurray. That's very restraining. Each student has to do a wellness screening in the mornings. And then that's before they even get to come into the building. Each class has only 20 students and their divided by last name, so they come two days a week and the other days are learning from home, McMurray told Chema TV. Most staff members or just is thrilled to be back as the students are extremely exciting for our whole staff. Honestly, we've got some little apprehensive, but once we get the kids in the.
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"Moh news 1000 FM 97 7 Good evening We continue with our top stories now from the comb. Oh 24 7 news Center fabric fan sites with ELISA Jaffe State House Republicans have unveiled a budget plan, they say avoids new taxes and might even have a little money left over almost Ryan Harris has more House Republican leaders say the plan, which is just over $55 billion for the operating budget, and 105 billion total, would fund all critical Services, including those many people depend on it would increase the Medicare reimbursement rates and even promises to fund the working families tax credit, which they say has been on the books but not used for 12 years. Puyallup representative Kelly Chamber says it reflects Washingtonians priorities and that avoids the T word budget demonstrates that we can take care of Washingtonians, especially after during a crisis without raising taxes. The Republicans claim they're able to do it with six billion and one time rainy day funds. Pending another six billion and savings from state agencies and use of federal money. So they say money from the next federal stimulus plan would come on top of this plan. Ryan Harris, Come on, is Mayor Jenny Durkin calls the news about QFC closing two stores in Seattle. Unfortunate. Here's com O Seu Romero May your dark and released a statement calling Kroger, which owns QFC, a quote huge conglomerate that's made billions in profits during covert because it's frontline workers continued to show up every day. Despite the risk to themselves. Durkin goes on to say that it's unfortunate that Kroger chose to accelerate already planned store closures and then blame it on the need to pay the workers who brought them huge revenues. Sue Romero come on news. Several industries have been decimated by the pandemic, but one continues to grow. The legal cannabis industry saw 32% increase of more than 77,000 jobs last year, according to the cannabis marketplace Leaf flee their most recent report shows there are 321,000 full time marijuana jobs in 37 states. Including Washington, legally says cannabis was declared an essential business with a record $18 billion in sales and 2020 providing critical revenue tax revenue at a time when local governments had slashed their budgets. The Mercer Island City Council votes tonight on an ordinance that would ban camping on streets and parks come most Charlie Harder has the story. The ordinance would make it so. Instead of arresting or finding people camping in their cars or on the sidewalk, they would be brought to homeless shelters in other East side cities where they were Have access to services. City Council member Jake Jacobsen is a supporter of the proposal were innocent people. The places where they can't help it. If people don't want to get help and say I'm not going any shelter than they had made a decision to opt into the justice system, but a group of people who live on Mercer Island and the A C L U of Washington disagree. They say This is just a way to criminalize homelessness and doesn't address its causes. Charlie Harder. Come on, Eels. Come on news time. 6.
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"The goal here is 6000 doses every day. Like Stone, ABC News in East L. A President Biden heading to Milwaukee, Wisconsin tonight his first official trip since taking office. He'll be there for a town hall trying to sell US covert 19 rescue package. And in Texas, some four million customers out of power due to record near zero temperatures this past 24 hours testing the power grid. The search for warmth has been a godsend to hotels that have been slammed by the pandemic, which is running around looking for a hotel at this point, trying to get me and my kids out of the cold, many of the power outages or intentional as electric companies try to cut consumption to protect the larger grid Governor Greg Abbott is calling for action, which is in session right now we'll be looking at that system to see if it needs some type of back. Step system have it says the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, The nonprofit corporation that operates the power grid has been anything but reliable in the current crisis. NBC's Jim Ryan, you're listening to ABC News. Stay connected. Stay informed. 20 Minutes of nonstop news continues on CO Moh news 1000 FM 97 7 Good afternoon Call news Time to 02 I'm Taylor Vance Ice Now our top stories from the couple 24 7 News Center. The unequal impact of covert 19 has inspired new legislation to ensure healthy equity or health equity. I should say statewide, Como's Corwin Hank explains. The global pandemic has proven to be twice the crisis for low income populations and communities of color. Not only has the virus struck them hardest, but these communities are least equipped to handle the health consequences. Princess Comer Nan is with the Seattle Indian Health Board. Native People are disproportionately likely to experience Coben 19 infections associated hospitalization and mortality. Democratic State Senator Karen Keiser says the issue often is limited access to healthcare. Her solution. Directing resource is where they are needed in geographic health equity zones, trying to put all the partners together to focus on how to improve outcomes in certain geographic areas where we have very poor out Under the bill. The State Health Department would identify equity zones and work with each to develop projects to improve health outcomes. Corwin Hague Co. Moh news The Mercer Island City Council expected to vote tonight on a measure that would ban camping on city streets and parks. We get more on this from compost Charlie harder, the ordinance would make it difficult for homeless people to spend the night on public property. Instead, the city of Mercer Island would make an arrangement to take people to shelters in other cities on the East Side. Council member Jake Jacobsen is a backer of the proposal. People to places where they can't help it. If people don't want to get help and say I'm not going any shelter than they have made a decision to opt into the justice system. Now some people in Mercer Island and the C L U of Washington say this is just a way to criminalize homelessness, and it doesn't address its causes. Mercer Island. Police say there are fewer than a dozen homeless people they regularly come into contact with Charlie. Harder. Come Oh news coming up on coma. Haven't found a body. But police know what? Tri Cities Man is dead. I'm Carleen Johnson what His girlfriend and another man are now accused of. But first the two of four Come on Traffic.
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"Business last night. We're learning more about an incident last weekend as well. Here's Como's Carleen Johnson, Seattle police officers were called to the area just before 10 o'clock. They've gotten reports of a burglar alarm going off. They found over a dozen windows smashed, including some of Nordstrom's large display windows. The hope is whoever did it will be seen on surveillance video that police will go over. This follows an incident last weekend when a group build a snow berm outside the East precinct, blocking a patrol vehicle from getting out. That video taken by John Mitchell shows the group throwing snowballs at two officers. More police officers come out clearly not amused until the group If they do it again and block another vehicle. They will be arrested. Just seemed completely you know, an overreaction that we've kind of Become accustomed to from the Seattle police. Police say there was no delay in their ability to respond to calls and no arrests were made. Carleen Johnson Come on NEWS. Seattle's gonna spend $165 million this year to address homelessness. And it still won't be enough, according to the man who's led the effort for the last three years. We learn more from Camilla's court when Hank Jason Johnson is stepping down as head of the Seattle Department of Human Services, the agency in charge of the city's homelessness response. As he leaves, Johnson tells The Seattle Times addressing the problem, too often has meant arguing with mayors, councils and nonprofit executive directors over every policy decision. Johnson heated at the frustration during the leadership forum last August was tensions Those obstacles. Even though it were all sort of, you know, gunning for the same outcome here. There is still in her personal in her political issues in those relationships that can sort of trip people up, Johnson says. With 12,000 people still homeless Countywide. It's evidence Seattle's level of investment is inadequate. He also tells the Times the city continues to find quote pet projects programs, he says. Don't perform well to ease homelessness. Corwin Hate Co. Moh news. The Mercer Island City Council is expected to vote tonight on a proposal to deal with the city's homeless situation. The ordinance would ban camping on city streets, sidewalks and parks instead of arresting people. They would be brought to homeless shelters in other East side cities where they would have access to services. This is City Council member Jake Jacobsen, the backer of the measure. Many of these people have problems. The idea isn't we walk people up and throw away? The key. It is. Is to be able to channel people. To institutions, which have some capacity. Worry how much but Certainly more than sitting in a jail. There's some opposition to the measure from a group of people who live on Mercer Island and the A C l U of Washington. They say this is a way to criminalize homelessness, and it doesn't address the cause of the issue. Woman whose time 1 34 time for a traffic update from the Dubin lodger of Traffic Center. And Okay, here we go. Mountain passes kind of leading the way here for a little while. Still, Snoqualmie pass is still closed on. I 90 both directions. But that's going to change around three o'clock. We think that's when the state D O T says they're gonna be done with all of their avalanche control and clearing of I 90 over Snoqualmie pass, however. Stevens pass is also closed right now, but it's not expected to reopen until tomorrow morning. Eight o'clock tomorrow morning is when they say that they're going toe do another reassessment of that situation. Here on the west side of the Cascades. We're seeing a couple of issues slow us down first and not like terrorists. There's an accident, blocking the shoulder of I five north and as he approached except 1 79, causing stop and go traffic from exit 1 77 and in Shelton on Highway one of one north bound near Shelton Springs Road, the North bound lane is blocked. Because of a rolled over semi and traffic is alternating at the scene. We check your traffic every 10 minutes on the force brought to us this time by rocket mortgage. Want to see your loan options, just payments and closing costs online in real time rocket can when you need certainty in the home buying process with a loan that fits your life rocket can rocket mortgage Now the couple forecast from the Diversify Crawl spaces Weather center. They're freezing level has retreated back into the Cascades, and it's been heavy snow ever since that are.
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"Corwin hate with the efforts to end health and equity. Mercer Island City Council and a vote that would ban homeless camping on city streets and parks. I'm Charlie Harder with the story first line to ABC from ABC News. I'm Michelle Frandsen. In the race to vaccinate new federally run vaccination sites could be game changers two of 100 FEMA run mega sites opening today, both in California, one in Oakland, the other at Cal State in East Los Angeles. Owner Gavin Newsom there today, saying it will help bring vaccines to communities hit disproportionately hard by this pandemic. Roughly 3000 vaccines here in Southern California 3000 vaccines. In northern California. By the end of the week. We will double that this site will be replicated not just in other parts of our state, but all across the rest of the country. President Biden, also focusing on getting his $1.9 trillion rescue package passed. He's taking his message to the key swing state of Wisconsin later today for a town hall in Milwaukee. Republican lawmakers say it's too expensive. White House press Secretary Jen Psaki today at the briefing, says the president remains committed to bipartisanship but will side with Americans who need really, If you look at the polls, they are very consistent. The vast majority of the American people like what they see in this package onboard. That should be an indication or should be noted by member of Congress is members of Congress is they consider whether they're gonna vote for it or not the pandemic, keeping its grip on America's health, economy and traditions on this fat Tuesday celebrations are scaled back in the big, easy to center of last year's outbreak. This'll.
Seattle's Mercer Island considers camping ban on public property
"Island City Council is expected to vote tonight on a measure that would ban camping on city streets and parks come most Charlie harder reports the ordinance would make it difficult for homeless people to spend the night on public property. Instead, the city of Mercer Island would make an arrangement to take people to shelters in other cities. On the East Side, Council member Jake Jacobsen is a batter of the proposal. People to places where they can't help it. If people don't want to get help, and say I'm not going any shelter than they have made a decision, the up into the justice system Now some people in Mercer Island and the CL U of Washington say this is just a way to criminalize homelessness. And it doesn't address its causes. Mercer Island Police say there are fewer than a dozen homeless people they regularly come into contact with
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"Some Staten islanders are putting up yellow ribbons to warn drivers of speed cameras but safe streets advocates say the warnings can reduce the cameras effectiveness Steve could Truffaut is a spokesman for the group transportation alternatives when drivers know that speed cameras exist they tend to drive slowly everywhere because they don't know exactly where the speed cameras are he says the vast majority of drivers who get a single ticket from a speed camera don't get a second one Staten Island city council members Steven Matteo has introduced legislation to install signs he says would warn drivers of the cameras and give them a chance to slow down the yellow ribbon warnings were first reported by
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"I'm set point in the come a weather center clear skies right now though in Seattle and it's forty four degrees come on news time twelve oh six of Ferndale police officer trying to get home to his injured wife has been charged with felony vehicular assault couples Franklin's he explains according to investigative records obtained by the Bellingham Herald this past April Ferndale police lieutenant William Houston hatchet was rushing home in his city issued unmarked Chevy Tahoe to help his wife she'd suffered a finger while trying to clean out a shop back prosecutors say Hatcher drove through a red light and hit another driver who was making a left turn that driver suffered life threatening injuries and had to have several surgeries investigators say hatchet was speeding and didn't make sure the intersection was clear the other driver survived and doctors were able to re attach hatchets wife's finger the city of Bellingham and the Bellingham police chief both declined to comment to the Herald about the charge against hatchet who is on administrative leave Franklin C. komo news there won't be charges for three Marysville police officers in the fatal shooting in twenty eighteen couples Eric Heinz reports Jeffrey Simmons was shot at least twenty times by officers as they say he moved towards his wife with a knife according to court documents obtained by the Everett Herald his wife said he had been showing signs of being suicidal and might have recently used drugs the two have been living apart for weeks but she says when she got home from work on September eighteenth Sims was sitting on the couch in the argued about whether he could stay both were in the drive way the home when police arrived she states in court documents she thinks her husband had every intention of killing her and possibly himself your guide school news it's a few weeks before the other news Seattle city council members will be sworn in but Alex Peterson took his oath last night Peterson replaces Abel Pacheco whose was appointed to fill in after council member rob Johnson left office last year of Jaco could only hold office until election results were certified which was yesterday Peterson was elected to district for which represents north Seattle drinking county races are still close enough to trigger automatic recounts in a Redmond city council election Horatia con ease leading three term incumbent Hank Myers by sixty six votes for Mercer island city council Dave Rosenbaum leads Daniel Thompson PI forty votes in Bothell Lee Henderson leads Mason Thompson by only five votes for city council seat CL times reports that race is the only one requiring a hand recount students and staff at an elementary school in Shelton along with the local police department of come together to help a young classmates in the battle of his short life almost Carlene Johnson with that story five year old Cameron had his second round of chemo last week the tiny fighters parents got the news no parent ever wants to hear the boy has cancer.
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"To go past every time you take the ninety nine tunnel and other toll roads in Washington get your path that ninety nine total dot com our next caller traffic at eleven forty four forecast yourself we're going for mostly sunny skies later on today overall a pretty quiet Wednesday across the board but windy around areas of the northwest interior I would warnings out for selling hand areas near Mount Vernon and across to Friday harbor with dust anywhere from about forty to fifty miles per hour at times otherwise the winds die down sunshine prevails thanksgiving on it's Friday I'm set point in the calmer weather center for just about anywhere you look you got some a sunshine and with the exception of a place like port Angeles where it's cloudy and forty two right now currently Bremerton partly sunny and forty four Boeing field mostly sunny forty six at eleven thirty six Hey all you likely already realize you won't be alone on the road later today couples Brian Calvert with more first if you thought last year was a busy travel year fifty five million Americans are going to be traveling and about ninety percent of those are going to be driving to their destination Tripoli's Jennifer cooks is about one point three million will travel in Washington making this the second busiest thanksgiving holiday travel day only behind twenty fifteen her advice check a car's tires battery hoses and gas gauge before you leave once you're out there they're taking interstate five and headed south down fourth Olympiad by the morning things get busy these events size with the state department of transportation system call me summit will be packed by early afternoon she promises to keep their app up today for you very weights of an hour plus will be common by mid day worse even later and if you're going by train Olivia urban since passengers are up thirty three percent recommend people get there within about forty forty five minutes a lot of people at the station the death we want to give some time Ryan Telford como knew more than a million people making their way through sea tac airport over this upcoming weekend couples Joe Marino was there as people headed out of town last night stacked up flights can't move the people fast enough those flying to sections of Colorado Oregon and California are facing dangerous storms that are both delayed and cancelled flight there's also the storm so I'm hoping that doesn't happen because I don't get sick I don't want to be able to come back home or come back here she checks off fifteen cancellations and a hundred forty three flights delayed and today is expected to be the busiest day of this thanksgiving weekend the finishing touches of it put on the city of Tacoma is new budget which includes overnight recovery beds and additional firefighters a total of thirty thousand dollars earmarked for the safe stations program at the fire station one in downtown and the so far there been twenty five walk ins fifteen referrals for opioid addiction treatment through the program the fire department tells it to come on news Tribune the funding could provide seventy five two hundred overnight recovery beds which would be located at a nearby nearby substance abuse recovery facility the budget also includes enough cash to hire for additional cross shift roving firefighters in nearly a hundred thousand dollars for a police staffing study the general election three weeks passed but there are three local races they're so close an automatic recount is needed first one on the Redmond city council variation con is leading three term incumbent councilman Hank Myers my sixty six votes in a race for Mercer island city council Dave Rosenbaum leads Daniel Thompson by forty votes and bodily Henderson leads Mason Thompson by only five votes for city council seat there to see all times reports that race is the only one that requires a hand recount Erica it's common use of family pleading for justice after a driver hit their mom elected a dialogue hi five is is in schedule county near the bow hill rest area last Wednesday couples Tammy Mutasa says the family hopes a new clue we'll help track down the driver losing their mom is agonizing enough before the family of Tonya Pearson Yoder how she was ripped away makes it worse she was the most selfless one man Tanya was love for her kindness compassion and empathy they say she would even show empathy to the driver who hit her and left her to die in the middle of I five she was already forgiven them last Wednesday around one twenty AM two per se for an unknown reason on your part to truck in the north down shoulder near the bow hill rest area the speech was walking on the southbound side when a driver heater and didn't stop she was laying in the road when a semi also hitter and stopped we used to love investigators got trunk debris from the hit and run they now think the dark Ford F. two fifty three fifty four F. four fifty pickup truck was involved to think that somebody had no regard for my sister now now I find this inexcusable.
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"Good morning. I'm Joe Bartlett. President Trump's former fixer could be headed to prison. He's going to be sentenced in Manhattan federal court later this morning. Michael Cohen has admitted to paying to silence women who claim they had affairs with President Trump barrow prosecutors in New York or asking for substantial prison time of three and a half years saying Cohen sought to influence the two thousand sixteen election from the shadows motivated by personal greed and Embiid because he's a week. I am not a very spot. I said President Trump has worked to distance himself from Cohen who says his former boss directed him to make hush money payments to two women in two thousand sixteen. That's correspondent Kenneth moten. Fireworks in the Oval Office is things became heated between President Trump and top congressional Democrats. The president says he needs his wall as part of a budget deal or else. I will shut down the guy. Okay. And I. I am proud to shut down the government for border security. We'll have more coming up. We'll Berman and Michael Riedel part of their big three today. Protest gathering at city hall rallying against Amazon's moved to Long Island city. This is lawmakers inside the building hold the first hearing on the issue is hearing is called exposing the closed door process or many council members not happy that mayor de Blasio governor Cuomo and the head of Amazon left the council in the dark when striking this deal to bring Amazon's headquarters to Long Island city council members will examine the deal during the hearing the tech shines expected to get billions in tax breaks for coming while the public and officials expected to protest this move before the hearing on the steps of city hall here. I'm Scott Pringle for seven ten O. Ara woman seen on video having her baby ripped from her arms by cops has been released from prison. Jasmine heavily was arrested for sitting on the floor at a social services office in Brooklyn, and is grateful for the outpouring of support and just happy to be free..
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"I'm Joe Bartlett city council opens hearings today on that deal to bring an Amazon headquarters to Long Island city, and a protest is planned outside city hall is hearing is called exposing the closed door process. Well, many council members not happy that mayor de Blasio governor Cuomo and the head of Amazon left the council in the dark when striking this deal to bring Amazon's headquarters to Long Island city council members will examine the deal during the hearing the tech giant's expected to get billions in tax breaks for coming while the public and officials expected to protest this move before the hearing on the steps of city hall here. I'm Scott Pringle for seven ten double the charges dropped against that woman who had her baby rip premier armed by cops incident started because jasmine Henley was sitting on the floor of the social service office in Brooklyn, the DA Eric in Zala says charges were not warranted. As. Swan district. Attorney mild ligation is to keep the people of Brooklyn safe. But it's also the promote trust in our Justice system, when we have cases like this. It does the opposite. In undermines confidence. Headley still faces credit card fraud charges in New Jersey. Sentencing today for the president's fixer Michael Cohen, President Trump's former longtime personal attorney plead guilty to tax evasion. Making false statements to a Bank and campaign finance violations in the separate Russia investigation by special counsel. Robert Muller Cohen admitted to lying to congress about the president's business dealings with Russia during the two thousand sixteen campaign. That's correspondent Kenneth Moton. During a contentious meeting in the Oval Office with the democratic congressional leadership. President Trump's threatened to shut down the government. If he doesn't get funding for his wall. I will take the mantle I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not gonna blame you for the last time you shut it down. It didn't work. I will take the mantle shutting down, and I'm going to shut it down for border. But we go Senator Chuck Schumer called her. A temper tantrum while Nancy Pelosi told colleagues it's manhood thing now for Trump l'amour in the story coming up with ribbon and Michael Riedel is part of their big three in New Jersey. Looks like the state is going to bail out the horse racing industry. Again, one hundred million dollar bailout with supply purse money for state tracks with Monmouth park receiving the most at ten million a year, the legislation introduced in September was held up by standard bread horsemen demanding a piece of the Meadowlands sports betting revenue a deal reached Monday, we'll put a million a year into the tracks purse account over the next decade with horsemen getting twenty five percent of everything over six million outlay Stockton, Rossini seven ten wwl wire looks like governor Cuomo may be ready to move to legalize marijuana New York. Supporters say it would be a tax windfall for the state and city Cuomo expected to unveil his plan during his budget address. It.
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"Eyes pop out you still here. You know that kind of thing come Roderick the parade. Also commemorated the one hundredth anniversary of the end of World War One. Asian markets are trading lower at this hour. The Nikkei in Japan is down about one tenth of a percent. You're listening to NPR news. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm Sean Carlson. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says congress must act to protect special counsel, Robert Muller, pointing to what he called a history of hostile statements by acting attorney. General Matthew Whitaker Schumer said he and other top Democrats are sending a letter to the chief ethics officer of the Justice department. Asking him to issue guidelines should Whitaker recused himself from anything involving Muller Schumer spoke on CNN state of the union. He says he'll seek to add a bipartisan measure protecting Muller to the upcoming spending. Bill if Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the Russia probe. Some lawmakers say they've been alarmed by reports of a deal to bring Amazon's new headquarters to Long Island city council member. Jimmy, van Brenner said he's already afraid the state will give away up to a billion dollars in tax breaks to learn the company to queens, and he's worried about the impact on infrastructure, adding twenty five thousand workers is to four a Darwinian competition between current president and new Amazon employees to see who's got the circus elbows to get on. But then remers says there aren't enough school seats apartments or sewers in the area to accommodate the new headquarters for the rest of tonight here in our area. The skies will remain mostly clear, it'll be another very chilly evening tonight here in our area. Low of about thirty seven degrees. It'll be mostly sunny tomorrow Monday to high reaching about fifty one in the afternoon with rain starting probably after eight pm tomorrow night lows in the mid forty s by Tuesday rain in the morning, high near fifty four degrees. It'll be another brisk day on Tuesday. We'll have wind. Up to twenty one miles an hour right now, though, it is cooling down outside. It's forty three degrees..
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"Sorrento, France. Trump said Americans must live up to the sacrifices made by these soldiers. It is our duty to preserve the civilization. They defended and to protect the peace. They so nobly gave their lives to secure one century ago. The president was joined at the ceremony by nine World War Two veterans Trump had faced criticism during this trip for cancelling a visit to a different American cemetery on Saturday. The White House said whether in logistical issues prevented Trump from attending that event. I sh- Roscoe NPR news surrend, France. And you're listening to NPR news from Washington. And this is WNYC in New York. I'm John Carlson. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says congress must act to protect special counsel, Robert Muller, pointing to what he called a history of hostile statements by acting attorney. General Matthew Whitaker Schumer said he and other top Democrats are sending a letter to the chief ethics officer of the Justice department. Asking him to issue guidelines should Whitaker recused himself from anything involving Muller Schumer spoke on CNN state of the union. He says he'll look at a bipartisan measure protecting Muller to the upcoming spending Bill if Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the Russia probe some New York. Lawmakers say they've been alarmed by reports of a deal to bring Amazon's new headquarters to Long Island city council member Jimmy van Brummer says he's afraid of what the state will give away which could be up to a billion dollars in tax breaks to lure the company to queens. And he's worried about the impact on infrastructure and twenty five thousand workers. Or is to four a Darwinian competition between current president and new Amazon employees to see who's got the circus to get on the track. Then remers says there aren't enough school seats apartments or sewers in the area to accommodate the new headquarters.
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"In boston good morning here's what we're following in the wbz newsroom one game into his selfish career newlyacquired star gordon hayward but down within bruce of injury pizzas edward was carted off the court with a dislocated ankle and a broken tibia florida congresswoman standing minor statement the president trump told the widow of a soldier killed in this year that her husband knew what he signed up for trump lashed out at representative federica wilson saying in italy today that her description of his phone call all was fabricated rocco of syria of at a spokesman for the us led coalition says the pockets of islamic state militants remain in that syrian city us backed syrian forces and their allies on the ground are going through the city's newly liberated areas searching for land mines and sleeper cells wall street while the dow up one hundred thirty six points twenty three thousand one hundred thirty three the nasdaq up three sixty six twenty seven the sp 500 now up to 25 sixty two in other news dozens of cities in the united states battling become a location of amazon second headquarters including was stir her state secondlargest city is doing its best to wound detect and retail giant with a proposal offering up to half a billion dollars in property tax breaks the incentive package is detailed in a 60page bid amazon says that our second headquarters brings with it 50000 high paying jobs and with five billion dollars in investments while the paul socks red sox minorleague team get more money for a new stadium in pawtucket rhode island city council in pawtucket expected to support legislation calling for the city and the state to commit thirty eight million dollars towards a new mccoy stadium the paul sox says the team's longtime home there is out of date and it needs to be replaced critics have said the deal should not rely on taxpayer money supporters worry the team will leave pawtucket about is broken off rumba ken griffey jr statue outside safeco field in seattle corresponded tj cutini tells us how the thief's luck stuck out soon after seattle police say they received a call around five pm local time tuesday of someone tampering with the statue of the franchises first baseball hall of famer when officers arrived they found that the bat from the statue had been cut off and made away with completely luckily though the.
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"And futures around dhaka and pretty idea that they would now be back particularly if they're able can make an argument done with them racial animus in mind what popularly violated profit jets row thanks we'll see a number of state attorneys general suing the administration between now and next month the deadline for dreamers to file for extensions this remember city council voted five two last night to reject a proposed drug injection insight for opioid addicts in that city here's councilmember christie malcolm should provide easier access here in the city of scinetists very young community just don't think we are the right place for this in general task forces recommended the one of these sites be placed in seattle and a second one somewhere else in king county but some average now joins bellevue auburn renton and federal way and saying no thanks and can't approved a sixmonth moratorium today you can tell the king county council how you feel about these supervised injections sites the council has a meeting at one o'clock this afternoon the pierce county prosecutor says and accused killer is a danger to the community and should be released to a halfway house calls pete combs has more pierce county prosecutor mark 'lingua says lawrence butterfield is not well this was a guy who believe he heard voices who believed cooked there has been a microphone placed in his brain and who is actually killed somebody based on what those wishes tell him we charged with murder in 2010 but he was found incompetent to stand trial liquids refile those charges every time washington state hospital tried to release butterfield in 2013 2014 and earlier this year he now wants governor jay inslee will put a hold on butterfields release the governor's reaction of the of active language says butterfield could be released as early as today though there may be at occasions western state hospital by postpone that pete combs komo news a member of the bainbridge island city council introduced a proposal of last night's meat two banned the sale and use of any type of balloon that's not one hundred percent biodegradable michael scott says balloons contribute to pollution of their harmful.
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"Up for the cairo radio news rundown at my northwest scott carr live from the cairo radio news center the protests have begun outside the white house after president donald trump announced america is withdrawing from the paris climate accord trump says the agreement to curb global warming puts the us at an economic disadvantage the agreement is a massive redistribution of united states wealth two other countries a group of democratic governors led by washington's jay inslee say that president's decision will encourage states to do more in italy says washington new york and california are forming a coalition committed to working to uphold the paris climate agreement at princeton professor scheduled to speak in seattle this week has cancelled that appearance and several others because she says she's been getting death threats kinga yamada taylor recently made a college commencement speech in which he targeted the president's the president of the united states the most powerful politician in the world is a racist sexist megalomaniac sailor was scheduled to speak a town hall last night about her book from black lives matter to black liberation sound transit is offering ten million dollars for traffic mitigation as they settle a disagreement with mercer island over the new light rail extension of i ninety importantly this eliminates any legal challenges by the city to prevent sound transit from building the east link project on time and on budget after a closed meeting lasted more than six hours the mercer island city council voted to approve sound transit soffer just minutes before it was set to expire the uss nimitz and its crew of over six thousand left bremerton this morning headed for a sixmonth deployment to the middle east and asia pacific it's than admits his first deployment.
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"News center a judge is expected to issue a decision today dental lawsuit over mercer island special i ninety access links if the judge rules in favor of island residents it will delay construction on a light rail project across lake washington scheduled to begin this weekend we get more live from calls carleen johnson jeff patrick was sound transit tells komo he's confident the ruling today is gone would you go in their favour of light rail on it is click sister a place for most of us to delay the project so residents of mercer island the mercer island city council of the ones who voted to pursue legal action to prevent sound transit from blocking so low drivers from continuing to use and i90 on ramp from mercer island that's the real heart of the issue this is scott landtbe of difficult situation obviously mercer island was under the presumption for a long period of time that they would continue to have that access to knowhow bhutto pull away from them at the eleventh hour understand the frustration on airport so if that judge again rules against the residents construction is is going to begin on saturday otherwise there could be a temporary halt to plans for sound transit eastlinked light rail carleen johnson komo news and i'm brian calvert if everything goes as planned the i90 expressly closed permanently at the end of the weekend in addition to overnight closures friday and saturday to prepare for there's there's some major repaving projects that begin over the the weekend on parts of i five including northbound i5 approaching southcenter we actually break up the old concrete compress it and then we pave new asphalt over four miles of interstate five down to one or two.