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The economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Seattle
"Cast your mind back. I remember talking with you soon after the pandemic started. And you were describing looking out of your window and seeing hardly anybody on the street where what. He's seeing right now today. Well we have more activity than that there. There are some office. Workers are back that are back of course essential workers. There are things that are open today that we're not open a month ago. Museums like the seattle art museum and wing luke The pike place market has been just a great bright spot through all of this. They've never closed. They've had to adjust plenty. So that's a note of activity and usually it's a lot of tourists there. It's mostly locals that are coming from other neighborhoods in seattle downtown. So there's activity downtown. But we sure want more genders more activity but still i mean. The pandemic did take a major toll on downtown businesses. Can you give us a nutshell. Just what happened over the last year. Yes we all know. Downtowns are all about bringing people together and in a pandemic to stay apart for good reason so this pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on urban areas in our country and downtown seattle. Certainly and so. We've had one hundred sixty small businesses that have permanently closer restaurants and retailers office. Occupancy has been below twenty percent over the last couple of months of folks who are showing up at least a few days in their office during the week. Hotel occupancy is still hovering at twenty percent or below in some weeks and our major venues arts culture performance live music venues have have been shuttered for the most part throughout this period so this has been devastating economically to our downtown into downtown's across the country because when you're all about bringing people together a pandemic has significant impact on on how you function and that's what we've seen john. We are still dealing with this pandemic. we haven't turned a corner quite yet but it does seem that most adults who want a vaccine will be able to get one in the next few months. What could that mean for. The future of downtown really is a game changer and we. We have such a clear line of sight on the pace of vaccinations and win. A majority of adults in our community are going to be vaccinated because of the recent approval of the johnson and johnson vaccine. So it's going to allow office workers to return at some level here Early in the summer late spring. We're talking to employers and companies that are that are making those plans now and it's going allow for leisure travel to resume at higher levels throughout our country in seattle can compete really well for the domestic leisure travel business which we believe is going to be sort of the first type travel to return likely before business travel and likely before international travel. People are dying to get out. We want him to come to seattle so office. Workers in leisure travelers and the seattle. That maybe hasn't been downtown in the last year. We want to invite them back. There's plenty of that is open today and more to come. So that's where we're focused. Some folks are speculating. That this pandemic has forever changed. The nature of work and that many employees may simply work from home indefinitely which could mean way fewer people shopping and dining downtown. Are you worried about that potential shift. I do believe the office and work does get recalibrated but the office isn't going away by any means but it mean that some folks might work from home owners days a week. That's generally what the research in surveys. Both in our own community around the country are saying so. The office in the downtown still has an important role to play. When it comes to work and collaboration in shaping a company an organization's culture i do think it gets a re recalibrated doubt. So recalibrate it. If you've got fewer workers around who else possibly could be drawn down to the core to to kind of make up for the for the flow of energy that used to be there. We'll we're investing still record levels in in housing in downtown so more than seven thousand. Units of housing are currently under construction. Were connecting our city to downtown in ways that are going to help people to take a train from northgate in just a few months. That comes every couple of minutes right into downtown. So there's there's new ways to get downtown. We're significantly in housing. And then we're investing in generational infrastructure projects like the waterfront park and a great new arena seattle center. So there's going to be new things to see inexperienced downtown that weren't here prior to this pandemic and there's going to be lots of new businesses that come in into spaces that were vacated by businesses that had to close through this pandemic so this plenty to look forward to new investments new experiences that we're not here prior to this pandemic and we want to celebrate those in addition to everybody that made it through this pandemic and that's able to reopen. Is there a scenario where you might see that. The downtown doesn't recover. And what would that look like. And what would that mean. There's a lot at risk here. And i don't think we can take anything for granted and every great city has a great downtown. I haven't been to a great city without a thriving core in as a as a city here in seattle in a community. We we've made a big bet on a healthy thriving downtown. We've passed many levies to invest in families and education universal pre-k low income housing and a great park system that is betting on a healthy economically. Vital downtown so we have a lot at stake on what happens on these three square miles of land for the entire city and really the entire region. So we've got to get this writing. We can take nothing for granted.
2 Everett cold weather shelters at capacity as snow moves in, city of Seattle opens two more
"And snow homeless shelters is Snohomish County are quickly filling up. And Cuomo's Jonathan chose is Jeremiah Swartz of the effort. Gospel Mission says these locations were already struggling with limited space because of covert 19 restrictions Covert and the cold. It's quite a challenging combination and locations like the Gospel mission are starting to fill up and people may have to be turned away in this difficult realities. Playing out across the city, the Salvation Army says mattresses are being rolled up with the shelters near capacity and the United Church of Christ shelter. It's already full and the only reason the ever gospel mission as a few more openings is because crews there are pushing the boundaries of covert 19 social distancing requirements, adding an additional 38 beds for the winter blast. If somebody stays outside And the temperature's do dropped to 18 degrees right with snow and all of that they might not wake up tomorrow, the Snohomish County Human Services Department says of shelters. Philip Overflow area is set up at the Sky Valley Cold weather shelter in Monroe. And any homeless provider covering the cost of a cab to get there will be reimbursed. City of Seattle has opened two additional cold weather shelters through Monday morning. Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center, Bitter Lake Community Center and Garfield Community Center will be open with a list of more cold weather shelters on our website. Look for the winter Weather Survival guide on our home page it. Cuomo news dot com. State's
Seattle's Climate Pledge Arena teases major announcement this week in new video
"Get an announcement today about the first major concert at the new climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center. Marina managers released a video yesterday It ended with the words find out who on the screen, and today's date will be sure to let you know when that happens. Climate pledge Arena is due to open this fall.
Seattle to join nationwide COVID-19 memorial today, honor victims
"Marks one year since the first case of covert was confirmed in the US and Yes, you are right. That case was here in the Seattle area. Since then, More than a quarter million people in our state have been infected and more than 3900 have died. The city of Seattle will join in a nationwide memorial today to honor those who have lost their lives to the covert pandemic. Today's memorial is part of the inauguration of President elect Joe Biden and will include a special lighting of some downtown buildings and the ringing of the Kobe friendship fell at Seattle Center.
Space Needle cancels New Year's Eve fireworks for 2021; will go virtual instead amid COVID-19
"No fireworks at the Space Needle for New Year's Eve. Another tradition put on hold by the pandemic, but come Oh Soo Romero tells us you could still celebrate with a light show Cove in 19 has caused the cancelation of all the New Year's Eve festivities at Seattle Center this year activities that MO pop, the Pacific Science Center and the annual fireworks, But Seattle Center's Deborah Doused says people can still bring in the new year with a digital show at midnight movie up in the warmth and comfort of their own homes, and, um, you know Sure in the New year's in front of their digital device or their TV screen and watch a really, really cool light show. She encourages people not to show up in person at the Space Needle on New Year's Eve. The only thing they'll see is it lit up in pink as T Mobile is still sponsoring the virtual New Year's Eve at
COVID outbreak at Seattle work-release facility infects over half of residents
"Has walloped a Seattle work release program. More than half the residents at First Hills Bishop Lewis Work Release Center have tested positive. Now everyone is under quarantine, making this the largest work release program outbreak in the states so far. Tacoma work release Outbreak infected 16 in a downtown Seattle center. Had seven confirmed positives.
COVID outbreak at Seattle work-release facility infects over half of residents
"To home, the virus has walloped a Seattle work release program. More than half the residents at First Hills Bishop Lewis Work Release Center have tested positive. Now everyone is under quarantine, making this the largest work release program outbreak in the States so far of Tacoma work release outbreak infected 16 in a downtown Seattle center. Had seven confirmed positives.
Seattle SuperSonics legend Shawn Kemp opens cannabis shop
"Click on this story. The marijuana shop operated by Seattle SuperSonics legend Shawn Kemp opens in Seattle today. Shawn Kemp cannabis about two blocks away from Seattle center at the corner of first and Denny Ramsey Hamad works for that shop. We got Shawn Camp Everybody loves Shawn Camp is the hometown hero. He's excited to be involved to learn the business and it's really gonna be the start of big things. The grand opening 12 45 this afternoon camp will be there, along with his
Rite Aid buys 130-year-old Seattle-based Bartell Drugs chain for $95 million
"Bad Week for Seattle icons poor went out for bartell man Seattle based drug store announced earlier this week, it was purchased by rite aid bartels around of course, since eighteen ninety back to the Yukon gold rush days, canoe. This is one of the oldest companies in Washington, and this is the stuff that hits me hard. It's the kind of change that I really don't like and I'm not even a native. Are you sad about this? I. Am I mean I think it's amazing that family could keep keep any business together from eighteen, ninety, two, twenty, twenty that's a pretty good run. I think people just don't like the the decline of local miss. In some of our institutions bartels always had a very distinct personality they used to. You know there was a a favorite triangle building down at West Lake that had a Great Soda Fountain in a restaurant upstairs and You know people like going bartels fruit. Christmas candy as well as medicines I went looked at some old bartels ads they. Attempted to be good citizens during previous crises, they were selling ways to sterilize your masks during the nineteen, eighteen endemic and things like that. So you know people feel sorta bonded with that and rite aid is faceless chain. So I was surprised because I commented twitter when I heard about it and I was amazed the response people are really not happy about it. Sean Bar Taylor. Now you're gonNA miss it. Yeah. I'm GONNA MISS IT A lot. It's a I think a really a kind of just a sign of. The Times in a lot of ways I mean when I Was a freshman at the University of Washington once upon a time. I really remember orienting myself quite a bit using that that sign that they had out on the corner of forty fifth in the APP. You know the time that lets you know the temperature and I think you know the the the economic climate right now I think was really indicated by you know a small business closure like that which was really really unfortunate. It's a difficult time and these are reminders that. You know those local chains they're not a sustainable and bartell even said at themselves this pandemic made it really difficult for us. And featured local products right like Almond Roca and applets in cutlets which I think are awful but. That's okay. Just tweeted me. Probably. The most controversial thing that's been said on this podcast so far. We cover up to this point within the fly between Kobe between trump i. really think this is going to be the thing that's going to land you in hot water on on social networking I'm GonNa get mail. And the other thing that's leaving again, a heartbreak, the elephant car wash is going to close that awesome sign. It's probably going to go live at Mohi, that big pink elephant giving itself a bath with its trunk. Is. It sad that we have to go to see this pink Elephant Museum, Canoe. Yeah, it will be if if if they can fit it in the door, right You know, I mean Mohi, has become the place that saves are signs. You know whether it's the rainier beer signed or the old tow truck or or whatever. You were probably due to have some sort of A. Part that part near Mohi turned into some kind of outdoor signed? My Gosh. It's going to be weary on czar neon park. It would be cool. You. Know I drive by Before the pandemic I was driving by the pink elephants signed almost. Almost every day and I use the car wash. It was really convenient working down near Seattle Center. But even it was so hard to get to I. Mean I think they're factors is on a weird piece of property with all the construction down there. It's hard to figure out how to get in there because it's one way Stinson things are blocked off. I think I, felt like I. Think I wrote a piece like several years ago. This pig elephant is doomed because of all development here. So. I've been sort of surprises lasted as long But I hate to see it go everybody loves that thing you you from Seattle? That's how you give people directions. You know you say you go down Denney Then when you get to that pink elephant sign, you turn less you know. Right and we need landmarks like that to help us get around especially since the cities looking so homogenized legally. Well. Yeah, you can't really say we'll drive down to that Amazon Tower. One of ten Amazon Towers looked identical and you'll think you're in bellevue but you know. Yeah. Doesn't work as well. Sean, what do you think? Well, I think it's it's a you know it's fitting. We were talking earlier about sort of the increasingly wayward direction of the Republican Party the GOP whose symbol is the elephant, and now we ask the actual physical displacement perhaps the best known elephant in. In the city of Seattle. So bad bad year for the Republicans we'll see how a number turns out if we can turn this thing around for elephants everywhere. Here.
Millennials heat up Seattle housing market
"We've all had a lot more time to assess our living situation since the pandemic and it seems a lot of people are making the move to homeownership but that doesn't mean it's gotten more affordable. In fact, Seattle's real estate market is hotter than ever. We've got the fastest rising house prices of any city in the country after Phoenix prices here jumped seven percent in July since last year despite the pandemic Catherine Shema belong is a real estate reporter at the Seattle Times she's here to explain hi Catherine. Hi Trish. Thanks for having me. It's good to talk to you again. The heat in the real estate market here is surprising to me given what I keep hearing about the economy were you surprised Oh Yeah I was floored I think it's counterintuitive to a lot of people as hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians. Lose their jobs that home prices would continue to go up. Yeah and where is the growth the market coming from this time around? What are people doing here? Well. That's another thing that's really surprising A lot of the growth is coming from first time homebuyers specifically millennials people who aren't normally interested in buying homes but we're in this sort of perfect storm where it's cheaper than it's ever been to own a house because mortgage rates are historically low that's incentivizing a lot of people who might not normally have started their house search to get on the market. It's also incentivizing people who already own homes who might have sold them to hold onto them to refinance to take some cash out of their homes maybe a to better weather what's coming in the pandemic? But inventories. So number of homes that are on the market is very low lower than it's been by some counts in two decades. Simultaneously Demand just keeps ticking up that is a formula for rising house prices right there high demand low inventory, but I want to break this down just a little bit because from what I understand about millennials right? They don't have a ton of money. They are first time homebuyers. About getting into a market where the median home price is around seven, hundred thousand dollars are the overextending themselves. Well, most growth that we're seeing it actually concentrated in the more affordable end of the market. So homes in the Seattle Center prices are going up, but they're more or less where they were about a year ago homes in places like Tacoma Lake Taps Auburn up north in snohomish county. That's where prices are really writing. We're seeing price growth in the double digits for homes that are less than four, hundred, sixty, thousand dollars. That's for the millennials are buying their homes and and that's really affecting affordability for a lot of people in the Seattle Area That's still an awful lot of money to break into a market I. Think if you live in the Seattle area, you just get used to seeing incredibly high housing costs. But again, when a millennial enters into an agreement to buy this large large purchase, are they banking at this point on a market that's going to continue to grow because I've been around long enough that I saw people get underwater really quickly when the market didn't pan out the. Way They thought it was going to a lot of experts that I've talked to think that Seattle's market is destined to keep growing maybe not at the scorching pace that we're seeing right now. But Seattle like San Francisco is afflicted with what we call the curse of the superstar city. There's so much wealth concentrated in industries like the Tech Industry for instance, and that really drives up housing prices that wealth those incomes they're out of set in some. With the cost of living for the rest of the people who live in the Seattle area. You also reported Catherine that people are leaving their apartments in troves. What's driving that? Things are driving that one. We've already talked about the low mortgage rates that's really pulling people out of their apartments but I talked to a couple a couple months ago who said they're both working from home and they said they were just getting sick and tired of stepping all over each other during the day. One of them's working in the bedroom. One of them's working in the living room and they were sharing a bell an apartment, and me just really wanted to see some green. They ended up moving to manage quality of life. They're getting a little more quality of life what about people though who can't get into the market right now? Is there an advantage to renting since so many people are leaving their apartments. There is an advantage to renting. We're seeing that rents in the Seattle area have dropped by nearly ten percent since the start of the pandemic, and that's not even counting the discounts that landlords property managers are offering attendance. Some of them are offering as much as two months free rent. Those are big savings right now. So if you can find an apartment, Dow was a good time to sign a lease, but there are some real. Losers from the current growth even a mortgage rates are lower than they've been any time ever. The ability of people to get a mortgage has become more constricted ben anytime in the past six years, we look at something called the mortgage credit availability index, and that's lower than it has been since March twenty fourteen. What that means is that it's harder for people who don't have corporate credit to get a mortgage and we know that. Black Americans Americans of color are disproportionately likely to have lower credit scores than their white counterparts. What that means is harder for black. Americans. To afford a home now and West before the pandemic right banks are much less willing to give money away at this point to people who don't have perfect credit, which really really leaves a lot of people especially in the Seattle area where it is really hard to live out in the cold. Here do you think that there is a tipping point for the Seattle market where home affordability just becomes too much and people end up like just packing up for the suburbs or for a different state because like I said, we see these housing prices in this area and I look in other parts of the country and I think oh my gosh you know I could do a lot better for myself. I think the answer is yes. Then, it started I realized that I could afford to rent a larger home outside of the city packed up and moved in our north. I think that the pandemic is giving a lot of people the chance to reassess whether living that being said I don't necessarily see price growth slowing down appreciably in Seattle in the near future. We just have so many people with so much wealth in the city and the wealth and poverty gap here are just getting wider. It's becoming more and more obvious that the line between making it and. Not Making it is pretty thin here. What about people who aren't rocking a tech salary in this city? What is the other side of the picture for them? The other side of the picture is getting forced out of neighborhoods they've lived in for a long time because they can't afford riding property taxes and moving out into south King County, Pierce County, snohomish county, or even further outside of the Seattle area. The last time we talked you were downtown in billtown looking out at a pretty empty city Catherine where are you living these days? These days I'm I'm way up north I'm actually Skagit County. Where I can have a house with a yard and a new puppy. So you are an example of what's going on in the city. You're not just a reporter live the life. That's right. I know it's happening because I live it. Catherine Shema belong excellent to talk to you. Thanks so much for your time. Thank you, Victor.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka 'Notorious RBG,' was an unparalleled cultural icon
"Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dubbed in later years, the notorious RBG was the second woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court began her tenure in 1993 President Bill Clinton. Appointed her before that she had a celebrated career as an attorney fighting for equal rights for women. She eventually became a cultural icon for women and Americans of all generations. Lots of local reaction to the death of Ginsberg as of yesterday, one of our former law clerks now sharing a profound impact. Civil rights champion had on her own life and career. For this we go to Komal is Joel Marino small and simple gesture for an icon of the legal community. As people gathered the Seattle center toe honor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she really wanted to ensure that every American heavy equal rights viewed by many as the legal architect of the civil rights movement. In 2002. Ginsburg took on a young and aspiring law clerk who is now a professor at the University of Washington. I feel like I couldn't really hoped for much better of a life in the life that she designed and lived. Elizabeth Porter was there is landmark opinions were forged on same sex rites and affirmative action cases. The experience would shape our own understanding of life. The law in the fight for equality that continues to this day. This is a political tragedy for the country, In my view, were deeply polarized place and we're losing an important steadying voice. Ginsberg herself faced discrimination coming out of law school and turned that into a lifelong quest for equality for all Americans. I think she wass absolutely the best sort of patriot. Aside from a storied career, Porter says Ginsberg loved art and music and was surrounded by people She loved. I can celebrate a beautiful Joyous life well lived. Whatever happens next, Professor Porter says she hopes the legitimacy of the Supreme Court doesn't get dragged down by political scheming in the upcoming appointment process. Now Coleman's Molly Shen reading Governor, Jay Anjali statement on Ginsberg's death, saying, We lost one of the greatest American Patriots to ever serve on the U. S. Supreme Court. Until he went on to say Justice. Ginsburg was a public servant who kept America true to its purpose. She never shied away from vigorously dissenting when the court set back the course of justice. Anjali is among the dozens of politicians and celebrities taking to social media to mourn Justice Ginsburg. They also include former President Bill Clinton, who appointed her. Clinton called Ginsberg a magnificent judge on a wonderful person come on
Grand Princess cruise ship to dock in Oakland
"Coronavirus worries weighing on markets in a major way has more infections are reported in the US and around the world over a hundred and ten thousand people infected globally in Oakland California in a matter of hours a cruise ship with at least twenty one on board we have tested positive will be docking ABC's Matt Gutman is there what you're going to see if this court in unprecedented public health effort and it began overnight with teams boarding the grand princess to begin the triage of those passengers it will continue today with this complex choreography of offloading the twenty four hundred passengers in a way that doesn't expose them to more of the virus of nineteen now blamed for at least twenty two deaths in the United States at the White House concern after recent brush with the virus here's ABC's Karen Travers the White House is not commenting on whether anyone who works at the White House has been tested for covert nineteen a man who attended a conservative political conference outside Washington last week tested positive for novel coronavirus president trump and vice president pence were among the speakers at that conference neither had direct contact with that man of Texas senator Ted Cruz did and while he says he feels fine he is self quarantining at his Texas home fears of the virus hitting stock markets as well oil sliding I think it's gonna be a little bit of a black Monday oil markets and perhaps with financial markets on clothes a heads up the oil price information service in all price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia sending prices tumbling as much as thirty three percent Wall Street futures trading stopped overnight after falling too far down futures down over twelve hundred campaigning continues however with several primary set for tomorrow Bernie Sanders taking aim at Joe Biden we are taking on in this campaign nachos Joe Biden on we're taking on the the sixty billion as well funding his campaign you're listening to ABC news stay connected stay informed the promo morning news it's five oh two and it's Monday morning March ninth frosty and sub freezing temperatures and a lot of places this morning thirty one degrees in Renton for example right now along with Greg Herschel another factor here the top stories from the couple twenty four seven news center according to the state health department's website there have officially been eighteen deaths in Washington link to coronavirus couples Brian Calver reports live things happened so quickly that number may not be up today for example Greg Amanda late yesterday we got news of a probable nineteenth death but in the rush to contain in quarantine at the local level that debt hasn't been officially communicated to state health officials the majority of those deaths are connected to life care center in Kirkland a nursing home that once housed one hundred seventy clients the current number of residents that are still in the facility dropped by eight we have fifty five Bucks person Tim Killian calls employees who remain on the job they're heroes the amount of work and stressed that these the staff and employees and caregivers here under is tremendous no longer confined to our local area now seven counties are reporting the state's total of covert nineteen positives two one hundred thirty six Brian Calvert komo news and I'm Corwin hate Clive Washington's governor says mandatory measures may become necessary to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus virus Inslee approves of what people are already doing to limit their exposure by working from home if possible and avoiding large social gatherings but he knows the time may come when public health officials will consider making some voluntary limitations mandatory because we need to make decisions based on what this is going to look like a few weeks from now not what it is just today he says the state might have to mandate what health officials call social distancing although he does not say what such a mandate might look like he also minimizing minimizes the insults flung his way last week when president trump called Inslee a snake there's been some unfortunate comments from the president that that's just been a distraction and we're working well with the federal agencies reporting live Corwin hate komo news U. S. representative Susan del Benes says she's going to work to ensure local hospitals get the protective gear they need so that we can make sure they have the resources they need to continue to respond up things like personal protective equipment mass Gandhi's first district Democrat made her remarks after touring Kirkland's evergreen health Medical Center where three people have died from corona virus coming up up now now the the como como morning morning news news more more schools schools have have decided decided decided decided to to go go to to online online learning learning over over concerns concerns of of spreading spreading coronavirus coronavirus I'm I'm Carlene Carlene Johnson Johnson live for Monday morning it's chilly out there let's see what the drivers like with the coal traffic update good morning here good morning Greg M&S so we don't have any blocking crashes or stalls right now we do have some areas of heavy fog so if that's the case for you of course use extra caution there we do have slowing in our typical spots of northbound I. five near Tacoma city said enter and north bound one six seven is starting to build three seven nothing much but slow slow down down down right right right now now now southbound southbound southbound I. I. I. five five five at at at the the the Boeing Boeing Boeing freeway freeway freeway and and and we we we are are are wide wide wide open open open both both both directions directions directions of of of four four four oh oh oh five five five our our our next next next come come come traffic traffic traffic at at at five five five fourteen fourteen fourteen time time time now now now for for for the the the global global global eagle eagle eagle river river river forecast forecast forecast and and and here's here's here's meteorologist meteorologist meteorologist Kristen Kristen Kristen Clarke Clarke Clarke clear clear clear skies skies skies light light light winds winds winds over over over western western western Washington Washington Washington to to to start start start our our our week week week this this this morning morning morning that that that resulted resulted resulted in in in widespread widespread widespread temperatures temperatures temperatures in the twenties and thirties yeah actually start for week here know any patchy fog that developed overnight will quickly burn off to reveal a mostly sunny afternoon today looking great for the evening drive home now Tuesday features a bit more cloud cover and a few light rain showers along the coast in northwest interior otherwise the showers hold off in Seattle until Wednesday morning Thursday looks good but we're tracking a late week storm Friday that brings about heavier lowland rain and mountain snow with a significant cool down into the weekend that will support lowlands snow showers early Saturday morning something to keep an eye on it in the coming weather center I'm meteorologist Kristen Clarke else to keep an eye on it as potentially slippery driving this morning we have foggy locations especially in the north south and temperatures like twenty five in Arlington right now Everitt of soggy thirty one in Olympia it's twenty six degrees right now at sea tac airport clear skies and thirty four companies time five oh six more schools and universities have made the decision to go to online classes only hoping to stop the spread of coronaviruses the latest on that from Cuomo's Carlene Johnson gas thousands of students from the university of Washington Washington among among those those who who will will be be watching watching lectures lectures online online and and taking taking finals finals from from home home through through at at least least March March twentieth twentieth that's that's when when the the quarter quarter ends ends that that spring spring break break after after that that Jack Jack how how Sarek Sarek is is a a junior junior at at the the U. U. job job he he says says not not having having to to go go to to class class is is just just fine fine with with him him me me all all my my professors professors just just record record their their lectures lectures and and then then they they just just kind kind of of let let us us watch watch it it whenever whenever I I want want so so it's it's really really nice nice where I can get up at you know ten thirty and just in my pajamas watching the but usually pretty cool now C. L. university also canceled in person classes same was Seattle Pacific university PL use starts their distance learning tomorrow same for shoreline community college Lake Washington institute of technology in Kirkland they're moving it all online as well and for nor sure our public schools the entire district begins online learning today several other schools are closed with remote learning plans are for cleaning because a parent student or staff member tested positive the complete list is on our website at komo news dot com I'm calling Johnson cruise ship passengers are waiting to see if the upcoming sailing season will change because of coronavirus the port of Seattle says it's working with the federal government and cruise lines to come up with protocols dealing with passenger safety and health cruise season officially starts April first it's nearly a one billion dollar industry for Seattle the Seattle center exhibition hall has been set aside or has set aside to part of it as a temporary shelter is a corona virus sweeps through the city a special area has been designated for selected homeless clients who are already housed at two of the city's biggest shelters there are no known cases of the virus and any of shelter in Seattle city leaders are also taking steps to ensure sanitation and hygiene standards are up to date at all shelters some churches decided not to hold services in person yesterday to contain the spread of the virus couple's big Poppa reports from Seattle's Bethany community church the church decided earlier this week to tell its members to stay home to try and prevent the spread of coronavirus and while they normally stream their services for other churches the decision to have services online wasn't easy to stand up here and and kind of host it was different J. Kurtz is the lead pastor for Arbor church in Woodville he says before this week his church had never done any live streaming but when they heard the advice to limit large gatherings they decided this week to set up cameras and tell members to stay home for church it's literally been Friday Saturday and then here we are doing this he says despite the empty chairs hundreds of people were still able to hear the church's message of felt like we had community it's just on a normal community that's come mostly problem reporting the city of Kent is not backing down from its fight with king county over plans to use the former A. Connell lodges a corona virus quarantine site there were even a couple of protesters out there yesterday worries me that this is a facility that is not that's not locked down you're free to leave whenever they want and there's so many businesses here leave on Friday a king county judge denied the city of cats request for a temporary restraining order that ruling will allow as many as fifteen people to move into the eighty five bed motel soon you could be able to test her for covert nineteen from the comfort of your own home The Seattle Times reports the bill and Melinda gates foundation is funding a project offer in home knows swab kits for people showing symptoms the samples with then be sent to the lab at the university of Washington for testing right now it's not clear when that project could launch popular Starbucks in downtown Seattle has been closed temporarily because of concerns over the virus it's historic first in university it's now been deep cleaned and an employee who tested positive for the virus itself isolated at home Starbucks has also stopped accepting personal cops to help the virus from spreading the coffee chain says it'll still honor the ten cent discount to customers bring in their own cop they just won't refill those cups right now police time five tenths now it's time to get to the Harley exterior sports desk good morning Tom hustler good morning to you the husky men's basketball teams swept the Arizona schools over the weekend there had directly for Las Vegas for the pac twelve men's tournament begins Wednesday Washington will open as a number twelve seed facing the team they just beat Saturday Arizona that came at two thirty Wednesday after Saturday's win coach Mike Hopkins said this would be a perfect time to run the table and when the turning me what more do you want to be able to try to rattle off four games in a row I mean what else what other great opportunity can you have you know and so these guys are believe it will be a great opportunity and kind of fired up there after that game on Saturday our coverage Wednesday will start at two more Franco Tompkins and women's coach should be one of the coaches are tonight at six Cougars play Colorado in the first round the turn of the game Wednesday night at eight thirty in the pac twelve women's sort of a title game yesterday Oregon with Stanford eighty nine fifty six merece continue to struggle in cactus league play they fell to the giants yesterday eight four in Scottsdale in a night game against the brewers this evening at Mary's merry Vail Arizona and congratulations to the Garfield boys and girls basketball teams both won three eight state title Saturday at the Tacoma dome sports to forty Patsy tower Tom are on the whole the Huskies commodities commodities time five twelve the traffic update in just a couple of minutes Sierra is canceling a concert in front of her home town crowd in Texas later this month the wife of Russell Wilson is pregnant she says she doesn't want to travel to a big event while the corona virus is still spreading she says our doctors have advised her to avoid large gatherings a quarter of Italy's population roughly sixteen million people are now under quarantine because of coronavirus authorities say anyone living in the northern on body region needs special permission to travel south of the death toll surged to three hundred and sixty six hundred and thirty three people dying in just twenty four hours according to prime minister Justin because the more than six thousand cases represent a national emergency with the entire lawn body region on lockdown it's capital Milan as well as Venice economic and tourist Mecca is closed for business both cities in the red zone the usually bustling tourist hubs now deserted old museums closed gondolas lying unused on those famous Venice canals travel bloggers recall food and Andreas on sunny who live in the region a concern for the long term impact the economy is here is how lowly and then on travel this could be devastating restaurants and bars in the region are required to close at six o'clock and tables have to be at least a meter apart it's just a lot less social I'd say and it's slow quite so since the first time pope Francis live streaming his Sunday prayer hoping to keep away large crowds now the authorities say people could face jail time if they don't adhere to these measures but it's unclear how they're going to enforce them thousands of people over the weekend fled from the north making their way to the south of the country but a governor in the south of Italy has said stay away we don't want you here ABC's James Longman as Florida's busy spring break season is under way the man tasked with heading up the federal government's efforts against corona virus vice president Mike pence addressed something has been on the minds of thousands of families preparing to travel to theme parks are they safe over the weekend he stressed it is safe for healthy Americans to travel and to quote him one of our favorite places to go when my children were young and even even before before my my children children came came was was in in Orlando Orlando still still her her faith faith in in the the pence pence has has been been watching watching the the spread spread of of coronavirus coronavirus for for weeks weeks theme theme parks parks in in Asia Asia have have closed closed he estimates the temporary closure of Disney parks in Shanghai and Hong Kong could cost the company something like one hundred seventy five million dollars just getting word that one person has died in an apartment fire in Tacoma it started about two thirty this morning near north twenty sixth street in north narrows no word yet on what started that fire it's five forty traffic update again with Karageorge who still don't have any blocking problems on the highways but you can expect to see brake lights northbound I. five to Tacoma city center and north bound one six seven 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linked to the rapidly spreading virus Dr Anthony Fauci who heads the national institutes of health infectious disease unit says after initial missteps contributed to to contributing diagnostic tests there should be four hundred thousand more testing kits available starting today today the the state state department department is is now now urging urging Americans Americans not not to to get get on on cruise cruise ships ships over over the the weekend weekend the the CDC CDC had had been been tracking tracking cruise cruise ships ships including including the the regal regal princess princess scheduled scheduled to to dock dock at port Everglades on Sunday it was feared a handful crew might have been exposed on a previous trip aboard the grand princess but the cruise line says none of the crew on those ships have had symptoms and now all but a single ship has been cleared by the CDC this coming is thirty five hundred grand princess passengers and crew will be quarantined for fourteen days in various facilities the ship's eleven hundred crew members will remain on board nineteen of them testing positive for the virus meanwhile only two of the twenty four hundred passengers have tested positive the most sick will be sent to hospitals while others taking to military bases in California and Georgia president trump has said that he would prefer if none of the passengers aboard these cruises landed on U. S. soil he mentioned any of that to you I had a private conversation with them and he said everything that I could have hoped for and every single thing he said they follow through on on Sunday hundreds of prescriptions delivered by boat maybe go to the ships more than one thousand passengers over the age of seventy the most vulnerable cohort and then for the first time in forty a healthy passengers finally allowed out of the rooms the waiting and the parts part by part and put into V. S. of possibly having to do another two weeks in isolation following that's still patience wearing thin on board I kind of feel like we're floating around the drain just waiting here to get the virus we haven't been tested we want to be tested properly and we want to make sure they were safe yeah the American passengers will do their quarantine bases here in California and as far away as Georgia now remember there are people from fifty four countries aboard the ship they're gonna have to be taken home on chartered flights out for so many this two week quarantine is an unexpected addition to this voyage many people on the ship telling me they just want to go back home to their families their dogs and a normal routine that's ABC's Matt Gutman two Republican members of Congress are voluntarily self quarantining after coming into contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus both senator Ted Cruz of Texas and congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona say the interaction interaction occurred at the recent conservative political action conference closer to home more and more businesses are feeling the pinch of corona virus and the steel head diner in pike place market announced it's shutting its doors at least for now the restaurant says it hopes to reopen at a later date but they haven't said when Seattle's blue acres seafood posted a sign on its door into an on Facebook saying it is now closed because the social and economic impacts of all of this and are hoping to re opens at some future date several businesses of shoulders are seeing less traffic as events are canceled and more people decide to stay closer to home in Oregon the governor has now declared a state of emergency over corona virus and the number of cases there is up to at least fourteen that emergency order now allows health and emergency management agencies to take immediate action and devote state resources to containing the outbreak U. 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Surgeon General Dr Jerome Adams appearing on CBS's face the nation over the weekend says quote we're now seeing community spread and we're try to help people understand how to mitigate the impact of disease spread the number of coronavirus cases in this country is now around five hundred fifty thanks for following this morning Cleveland police are piecing together details from a shoot out that killed one man and since seventeen people to the hospital detectives say the shots were exchanged late Saturday night during a fight between rival motorcycle clubs attending the same party some of the victims are also considered suspects in that incident disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein has suffered an injury behind bars TMZ reports that Weinstein was in a cell with two other prisoners when the convicted rapist fell and hit his head yesterday there's no word about his condition and there's no word on the circumstances that led up to that fall Twitter this labeling a video of Joe Biden that was posted by president trump manipulated media the video shows Biden stumbling on a campaign speech in Missouri and saying quote we can only re elected Donald Trump Biden's actual quote was we can only re elected Donald Trump if we get engaged in the circular firing squad so it's got to be a positive campaign by the way voters head to the polls for another round of primaries tomorrow including here in Washington the races basically down to Biden versus Sanders and over the weekend the Reverend Jesse Jackson came out to endorse Bernie Sanders companies time five twenty two R. propellant shirts funny updates oil prices are plummeting global markets are steeply sliding and Wall Street futures are way down this is looking like a rough week on financial markets and oil markets says Tom Kloza head of the oil price information service the drop in oil prices thirty extraordinary hand tighten your seat belts this week you make to your four oh one K. dropped by eight or ten percent but today well I can buy gas for a dollar eighty nine the letter would be a good economic stimulus except consumer and business demand could be as bad as good plate the financial the Bakul in two thousand and eight because of coronavirus chucks Iverson ABC news one of the reasons why oil prices are crashing is that Saudi Arabia started a price war with Russia yesterday US oil prices are down twenty seven percent to a four year low of thirty dollars a barrel is turning out to is shaping up to be the worst day for oil prices since nineteen ninety one it's not going to be a pretty day for Wall Street either Dow futures down twelve hundred fifty five right now almost five percent S. and P. down a hundred forty five that's also almost five percent nasdaq futures down four hundred ten it's five twenty two and we'll check traffic and weather next year on the calm all morning news the latest on the corona virus governor Jay Inslee says he'll continue to press the federal government for more help to fight coronavirus stay connected stay informed what if you can't afford to stay home the president talking about his administration's reaction we are here for you twenty four seven komo news at Fisher investments we do things differently and other money managers don't understand why because our way works great for us but it may not work for your clients that's why Fisher investments as a fiduciary obligated to put clients first is the highest standard for a financial adviser so what do you provide cookie cutter portfolios like the rest of us no cookie cutter portfolios here Fisher investments Taylor's portfolios to meet each client's goals and needs but you do sell investments that earn high commissions right and make commissions when you make trades for your clients no Fisher investments doesn't sell any commission investment products and we never earn commissions on trades so what's in it for you Fisher investments fees are structured so we do better when our clients do better when it comes to helping clients achieve a comfortable retirement we're clearly different visit Fisher investments dot com to find out why investors like you switched us Fisher investments clearly different money management investments in securities involves risk of loss got a Hey Bob our preseason air conditioning cell is just getting started as warm weather months stretch longer and longer each summer this cell keeps getting bigger and bigger thousands of Puget Sound residents requested quotes for AC last year you're right Lola there's no doubt the summers are lasting longer in fact eight out of the last ten years so warm weather stick around for six or more months it's true Bob with that intense warm weather sticking around Bucks is proud to offer AC solutions to Puget Sound residents in need absolutely R. 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B. C. news at five thirty the market's opening an hour from now after overnight futures were halted because the numbers were slipping too fast ABC's Rebecca Jarvis is on Wall Street with the latest stock stay where they are right now it will be the worst day of trading so far this year the Dow is now down thirteen hundred points overnight futures falling five percent so here's what's happening over the weekend back called a meeting to discuss falling oil prices in the wake of corona virus which is sent prices lower those talks fizzled and the Saudi Arabians rather than being supportive of oil prices sent them plunging last time oil prices were this low it led to several bankruptcies of smaller energy companies number of confirmed covert nineteen cases in the U. S. now tops five hundred there are twenty one infected passengers on a cruise ship off the coast of San Francisco everyone will be taken off in quarantine starting today at Westminster Abbey Harry and Meghan taking part in Commonwealth day their final appearances working Royals Jerry Preston ABC news one thousand seven ninety seven seventy five thirty one right now Monday morning frosty in many places foggy in some other spots of temperatures like twenty six in Olympia right now along with Greg Herschel time Manda factor here the top stories from the couple twenty four seven news center for the first time our state's health department website is listing more than two counties with positive covert nineteen test results almost Brian Calvert is here with this morning's update for the longest time just king and Snohomish relisted this morning there's Pierce Clark grant Jefferson and Kidd assess county as well kickass county as well for a state wide total of one hundred thirty six positive cases and while the official death count remains at eighteen we've learned of at least one more that's not official because it hasn't yet been reported to the state thirteen of the eighteen coronavirus debts are officially connected to life care center in Kirkland we have found this to be troubling and involve tile unpredictable Tim Killian a spokesperson for the nursing home says there are fifty five patients still there he confirms they do have enough test kits that testing is still ongoing we have eleven more those tasks to complete I do want to stress that we still have received no results back for those tests Brian Calvert komo news and I'm Corwin hate live evergreen health Medical Center in Kirkland has become the focal point of our areas medical response to the outbreak as of Sunday the hospital says it has treated forty five cases of covert nineteen as confirmed by Washington state testing fifteen of those patients have died the deaths include patients who were residents of life care nursing home life care center nursing home located just two miles away from evergreen hospital U. S. congresswoman Susan W. any toured evergreen over over the weekend and came away impressed understanding what took place here at evergreen health in terms of adapting the facility to deal with this type of outbreak hopefully can inform others across the country how they might respond hospital officials say one of its practices has been to keep confirmed coronavirus patients isolated in what's called the cold hearted area in which air pressure is changed to negative insuring that cantante contamination from that area does not flow into surrounding areas Corwin hate komo news under Jay Inslee envisions a time when voluntary steps against the virus infection become mandatory he tells komo news right now Washingtonians are doing a good job of protecting themselves and others but we are considering there might be stronger measures that are necessary to make this more uniform across across the community over there says those measures may include enforced social distancing such as cancellation of public events coming up on the come on morning news many families families expected expected to to opt opt out out others others are are please please with with comprehensive comprehensive sexual sexual health health education education which which has has been been adopted adopted in in Washington Washington now now just just waiting waiting for for the the governor's governor's signature signature on on Carly Carly Johnson five thirty four time for another couple traffic update here's Keira George well see at least a mile back up now northbound I. five approaching J. BLM's main gate that's where we have a stall was blocking the left lane now we have two left lanes that are blocked this backup is growing quickly northbound I. five also slow between highway sixteen and River Road and you'll find often on slowing it you're traveling out of federal way federal way to Seattle is running about thirty two minutes north and one six seven is going to be busy through much of Sumner into Pacific after that Auburn to Renton that's taking about eighteen minutes a north bound for five is beginning to tap the brakes around sunset our next call much traffic at five forty four the traffic this time is brought to you by Panera bread try Pinera bread to do unlimited coffee subscription you could have coffee after coffee and pay just eight ninety nine a month your Cup is always full restrictions apply participating cafes over time for the call multicultural forecast with meteorologist Kristen Clarke patchy morning fog will burn off to reveal a mostly sunny afternoon looking drive for the drive time home home here here today today clear clear skies skies tonight tonight another another chilly chilly Tuesday Tuesday morning morning lows lows will will once once again again be be close close to to freezing freezing photo photo by by a a subtle subtle increase increase in in the the clouds clouds Tuesday Tuesday afternoon afternoon maybe maybe Bellingham Bellingham sees a passing shower parts of the Olympic peninsula otherwise remaining dry through Tuesday in Seattle that into Wednesday morning to see any bit of rain and it will be rather light here on the emerald city by mid week Thursday all locations stay dry but Friday here comes a good steady lowland rain chance and mountain snow developing from a rather wet late week storm that brings about a cool down into the weekend and possibly some lowland snow showers Saturday morning certainly something to keep an eye on heading into the weekend and a couple other center I'm meteorologist Kristen Clarke clear skies over much of the state this morning and bitterly cold in some spots Yakima's at twenty three degrees right now and there is fog here in parts of western Washington averaged thirty one in the fog it's a foggy twenty five in Arlington and is twenty six degrees in Olympia come on it's time five thirty six more than fifty thousand students in our area will be who learning from home on can today is the university of Washington and other campuses are closed amid fears of a spreading coronavirus we get the update from Kamel's cara constant concerns over corona virus isn't stopping Jack Q. Serret for preparing for next week's example right here on campus kind of catching up on lectures as I prepare for my final she says many professors already posts lectures online so students are you still learning on the computer some students might have trouble with the technology stuff but I think the majority of us it's it's going okay I think we can we can handle pretty well eight businesses along the aber hoping for a better week despite classes going to the cloud businesses here say the last few days have been robbed so we took a hit this last week we definitely took a huge hit but it big time brewery business has been down forty percent owner Rick McLaughlin planes concerns over Kobe nineteen homeowners time five thirty seven a bill requiring comprehensive sexual health education starting in kindergarten is ready for governor Jay Inslee's signature supporters say it's about protecting children opponents say it's giving too much information too soon when we get the update live from couples Carly Johnson will the Senate passes bill back in January the house then followed last week after a marathon six hour debate that didn't end until about two o'clock in the morning on March fifth democratic representative Sharon she make all concerned about some of the students a lot of them are ready for something like this action was Republican bill Jenkin he and other Republicans offered dozens and dozens of amendments souls all but one being rejected W. new sex ed curriculum will require medically accurate information from kindergarten to third grade they'll focus on social emotional learning teaching kids it's okay to say no when someone makes you feel uncomfortable parents certainly can opt their kids out of this curriculum Carly Johnson come motives a fire broke out in an apartment unity in the Tacoma early this morning and one person was found dead in the building this was near north twenty six and narrows the result is a twelve people now have no place to stay no word on how the fire started fire damaged an auto zone store at ninety fifth and Bridgeport way this morning sprinklers inside the building help keep the damage down the word yet how that fire started it's five thirty nine and we're just a minute away from a como sports update from the time you were a child you were taught to always brush your teeth white well because good oral habits make for a great smile and it's imperative to your overall health if you need guidance with dental implants or any dental procedure consider all your options just be sure to consider Dr Choi advanced implant dental advanced implant dental is where education and experience meets state of the art dental technologies giving you back the functionality of natural teeth at a price you can afford from implants orthodontics veneers root canals to full mouth restoration Dr Choi will show you your best treatment option advanced implant dental accepts most insurance providers and will work with you and your budget so you can get the treatment you need now and receive thirty percent off any dental implant treatment while supplies last advanced implant dental your choice for complete dental implant in dental care for dent way Tukwila two oh six two four one fifty eight twenty advanced implant dental dot com coldest time five forty now to the Harley exterior sports update here's Tom hustler well to manage up to four and eleven in cactus league play after eight four loss against the giants yesterday there were bright spots including the three any performance by lefthander Justus Sheffield gave up just a run on three hits struck out five skippers got service legs Sheffield spring performance so far the Sheffield again another step in the right direction from the ball really really well very consistent the company is growing I mean Paul white box lighter number strikeouts there gave up just one run and really happy where he's at it the mariners play under the lights against the brewers dot in Maryvale Arizona the US husky men's basketball team beat Arizona Saturday completing a sweep of the desert schools building momentum heading into the pac twelve tournament Wednesday Washington winning three of the last four there are twelve seeded take on those same Wildcats at two thirty Wednesday because face Colorado in another first round tournament game one tonight at eight thirty to forget the coach's show Mike Hopkins and women's coach Jody Wynn tonight at six elsewhere basketball today Gonzaga's women played Portland for the west coast conference tournament title at noon in Las Vegas is that men face San Francisco in a semifinal match up tonight and the U. 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BLM's main gate and this is due to assault that was taking up two left lanes it looks like it's now been moved over to the shoulders so it may take a little bit longer to clear out some of these backups northbound I. five also going to be slow there did come a city center you'll also be finding some often on slowing as you're traveling out of federal way to canton wind road northbound one six seven that's going to be heavy much of the drive from highway four tended to Pacific we're also filling in between highway eighteen anti seventy seven north bound for a five was a mixer company around sunset and then again around north east forty fourth and west on state route five to two that's starting to build the Snohomish river our next call much traffic at five fifty four this time is brought to you by Penn never bread truck they were bred to do unlimited coffee subscription you could could have have have coffee coffee coffee coffee after after after after coffee coffee coffee coffee and and 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increasing clouds overnight Tuesday into Wednesday Wednesday looks like a cloudy day with just a slight chance of rain rebound into the sunshine clear skies in downtown Seattle right now it's thirty four stay connected stay informed the northwest only twenty four hour news station komo news one thousand FM ninety seven seventy five forty six right now Monday morning Gregg Hersholt Amanda factor here with a cold morning translations of the other steps the grand princess cruise ship that has twenty one people on board with corona virus is expected to arrive in Oakland today California governor Gavin Newsom says reports being prepared and the area secured with the entire process to remove passengers expected to take two to three days former FDA commissioner says now is a crucial time in the fight against the virus on CBS's face the nation Dr Scott Gottlieb said the next two weeks are key and he adds that the next two months will probably be difficult with the closing closing of of businesses businesses and and schools schools Gottlieb Gottlieb did did offer offer reassurance reassurance saying saying quote quote we'll we'll get get through through this this another another former former democratic democratic presidential presidential candidate candidate is is endorsing endorsing Joe Joe Biden Biden in a video on Twitter California senator Kamilla Harris threw her support behind the former vice president saying quote I believe in joke we need a leader who really does care about the people and who can therefore unify the people and I believe Joe can do that and with us right now was ABC news political analyst Steve Roberts Steve what a difference a week makes it did you anticipate Joe Biden picking up this mode the momentum this quickly no I have not I don't think anybody did I I think what we're what we're seeing though is a fascinating phenomena based on one word and that word is fear it's fear of Donald Trump and fear of Bernie Sanders Joe Biden has not been reborn as some useful charismatics move talking energetic candidates Joe Biden today is still the same Joe Biden that people have a lot of doubts about two weeks ago two months ago two years ago the difference is that Democrats have so desperate so frantic to find somebody who can beat Donald Trump that they decided that day either as a group and individually as voters and as candidates they'll camel Harris being an example of of having to rally around somebody and then choosing between Biden and Sanders the fear of Bernie Sanders is pulling the party too far to the left so there's a lot of energy around the Biden candidacy right now but in my view it's largely negative energy it's driven by fear it's driven by desperation there are not a lot of Democrats even this morning jumping up and down in Saint Joe Biden's gonna be a great candidate a great president but this negative energy is very powerful and that's what's driving this trend do you think it's now his to lose or is it too early to say that definitely has to lose end up and I think it's gonna be very difficult for Bernie Sanders to rebound here the one variable of course the one no wild card is by himself as I say he has not been report he's still the guy who can show astounding lapses of judgment he's still the guy who could make gaffes he's still the guy who can show his age very clearly he's still the guy who can appear fumbling and uncertain and in debates with Bernie Sanders and interviews it's still entirely possible for him to make damaging mistakes I think a lot of Democrats even if they rally around by they're holding their breath and hoping that Biden will get its act together and I've seen some signs a few signs of Byton improving on the stop I think he's shown a little bit more energy I think the campaign line about I'm the candidate of those who have been left behind it counted out is a defective and powerful line really echoes of a bill to written of nineteen ninety two the comeback kid although Biden's hardly a kid he's more the comeback teaser than the comeback kid and also this line of of of appealing to the concepts of dignity and civility and normalcy I think they provide a fairly stark contrast to the president who's in the oval office now but Biden is still Biden it was all of his flaws but at this point he's the Democrats best hope and it's gonna be very difficult for Sanders to capture Steve thanks for your thoughts again this morning ABC news political analyst Steve Roberts it's also worth noting that this morning one of the former candidates US senator Cory Booker came out in support of Joe Biden for president the company's time five fifty one seventy two are propelling turns money update writer says Boeing's proposal to leave wiring bundles in place on the ground at seven thirty seven Max has not won the backing of federal aviation regulators last month Boeing told FAA a it does not believe it needs to separate or move wiring bundles on its ground at seven 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‘These times call for a fight,’ Elizabeth Warren tells Seattle crowd
"Elizabeth Warren thanking the better for keeping her in the fight she was dressing about two thousand people at a campaign event in Seattle yesterday she told the crowd at the Seattle center armory she believes voters are ready for big structural change warns public event took place at the armory the same day as the Nevada caucuses where Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory Joe Biden was running second with results still coming in and people to judge it more and more for further behind she graduated Bernie Sanders on the win by the way crowd attending yesterday's event quite a drop in what you found here in Seattle last summer which came for a visit she had no vanity international founded Seattle center some fifteen thousand
Democratic candidates make final push ahead of Nevada caucus
"We're looking ahead to two big events in the presidential race tomorrow on the left that's a live look at Las Vegas on the eve of the democratic caucuses and one candidate will be at Seattle center adds that vote plays out senator Elizabeth Warren is scheduled to speak at the armory tomorrow afternoon the doors open at four thirty and organizers are asking people to R. S. V. P. coppicing starts in Nevada at noon tomorrow and candidates have been making their final pushes today about seventy thousand people have already cast early votes their call because officials say they're providing around the clock training to avoid the problems like the delays at the Iowa
Thousands gather at Tacoma Dome for Bernie Sanders rally
"Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is is into into calm calm all all right right now now I'm I'm expected expected to to speak speak to to his his followers followers of of Tacoma Tacoma dome dome Katie Katie is is speaking speaking at at this this moment moment Khan Khan was was Ryan Ryan Harris Harris is is there there what what we've we've heard heard from from him him on on the the stump stump in in California California today we expect the message will not only include his push for healthcare for all but also to take a lot of the money that we spend on defense and push it over into the battle against climate change so again that message we expect to hear from Bernie but he still has to convince three quarters of democratic voters he's the guy could be there nominee for president to run against Donald Trump he's got a tough row to hoe he's leading in the polls with the last check in Nevada and Texas but Biden Joe Biden has a big lead in in South Carolina also in Georgia when you get down to Florida and Michael Bloomberg who hasn't even been on the ballot yet in some of these places has a slim lead there so it Sir definitely going to be interesting to watch this democratic nomination process and in addition to senator Sanders we've already seen people just come to town and we expect to see more of the democratic candidates that's our Ryan Harris down at the Tacoma dome this evening we're Bernie Sanders is speaking a presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is coming back to campaign in western Washington later this week to add to the list there Ryan just gave us the senators event is coming up on Saturday it'll be at the Seattle center armory it's free and open to the public doors will open at four thirty and the event begins at
Elizabeth Warren to campaign in Seattle Saturday
"Sanders center Elizabeth Warren and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg all hiring local staff for several offices or get in the campaign office an average over the weekend his staff saying that so much county is critical for him to win delegates in our state after Sanders rally tonight Warren will be here Saturday coming back to the spot she rallied supporters last summer of the Seattle center armory she's returning to the spot where she hosted thousands of supporters that UNSCOM was Holly
Seattle: Sanders to campaign in Tacoma on Monday; Warren to campaign in Seattle Saturday
"Vermont senator and democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be into coma today a lot of candidates are making their way to the state before a primary on March tenth Sanders will be at the Tacoma dome at seven PM tonight doors open at five in the event is free and fellow democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren will be in Washington on Saturday February twenty second her presidential campaign will be at the armory at the Seattle center beginning at six
Elizabeth Warren to campaign in Seattle Saturday
"Massachusetts senator Dodd Democrat Elizabeth Warren has announced a stop in Seattle next Saturday February twenty second presidential campaign will bring supporters to the armory at Seattle center doors open at four thirty the event will start at six
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"Later Delphi said another car hit to Morris please tell me a white SUV ran over the sixty eight year old paramedics trying to save the man but he died on the side of the road for both drivers to call police are looking for those drivers this isn't the first time someone got hit on Hosmer February last year a woman was hit and killed just four blocks away your eighty six Davin and I'm told detectives will be coming through surveillance footage in the coming days also if you saw this and wonder how valuable information on the whereabouts of the white SUV for the white sedan your courage to call to come upon the stone is time at seven OO eight democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren hosting a town hall in Seattle today about the events scheduled for two fifteen at the international fountain at Seattle center up until now it was being promoted to be a whole wamu center the exhibition hall there CenturyLink field but such such a crowd now they decide decided to find a bigger venue not tickets are not required but the campaign says an RSVP strongly encouraged again that will be happening at two fifteen at the international fountain at Seattle center you can have more details here either RSVP at our website a common use dot com quite a frightening scene on the king county metro bus driver attack on the job one person is behind bars it happened along a roar Avenue in north Seattle the king county sheriff's office says they arrested one person for felony assault investigators say the bus driver refused aid at the scene no other details were released its goals gave Colin right now drivers on Aurora bridge in Seattle once again feeling the pinch this weekend traffic down to one lane in each direction through five AM tomorrow crews working to repair the northbound lanes good news if all goes as planned and dry weather is could be the last weekend for lane closures on the bridge we told you back in spring it take ten weekends to complete it another of travelers drivers and so much county we have two left lanes of southbound five over the Pilchuck creek bridge been closed for re striping they've been working on those lanes old night to say about eight AM this morning well how about all completed all right need excuse for a road trip you can take a free trip to our national parks today the service turns one hundred and three they're offering free admission to all national parks for the day you can take advantage of the this opportunity to schedule.
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"We started getting nine one one calls around seven o'clock this evening with people reporting a multi car collision on south south of fellow street one of the drivers told officers he was rear ended and when he got out to check on the man who hit him he realized the guy was shot detectives aren't sure if it was a drive by or if the man was shot somewhere else and then retreated to his car and started driving away we don't believe that the the victims are very far so within the first couple blocks this crash happen we aren't sure exactly where that seen lots medics rushed Amanda Harborview but he died a short time later investigators say no one reported shots fired in the area and they have yet to find even any shell casings but they hope to locate the initial crime scene the start fitting all the pieces together Cummins Joe Marino reporting he says police are asking for the public's assistance in this case a couple escaped serious injury when their small plane crashed in a field in fall city near Snoqualmie falls golf course the single engine plane apparently hit the ground at around a hundred ten miles per hour then it slipped on it to its top decide fire says the occupants both in their fifties managed to get out of the plane on their own a Seattle department of transportation asking taxpayers for more money after it purchase street cars that don't fit in its tracks now the requesting an extra nine million dollars to redesign work to accommodate the larger cars for the already over budget First Avenue streetcar line according to The Seattle Times the cost of building the center city connector line now exceeds a quarter billion dollars well if you're out about downtown Seattle this morning be aware streets will be super busy street closures begin at eight AM for preparations for the C. fair torchlight parade run flowed so be lined up on the eastbound lanes of Mercer street by Seattle center then Broad Street will close between fifth and Danny early Saturday afternoon three thousand people expected to take part in that torchlight run which begins at six PM the parade starts at seven thirty at Seattle center and you should get there early one hundred fifty thousand people expected to attend it's thirty four past the hour triple a traffic every ten minutes on the force looking good on I. five south bound between olive way yeah the Seneca there is some construction going on for closure there the express lanes out of open though do I take care of that traffic and in Seattle highway ninety nine north bound between Senate can do anyway more road work and north band I ninety eastbound from four sixty eight the state route nine oh six and we have two lanes closed for that project and see our road work my leg Boulevard north bound at the mall like bridge that roadway reduced down to one lane that support to forty four I'm Mike Conklin colonials overnight tense tumbled to the upper fifties in the low sixties will be dealing with increasing clouds across western Washington.
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"Between sixteenth and delridge. Our next report coming up soon. I'm Evan Smith. Komo traffic. Partly cloudy skies expected overnight along with finally, quiet and tranquil weather conditions. Overnight temperatures though, frigid lows down to the mid to upper teams highs on Sunday in the low to mid thirties. More snow in the forecast Sunday afternoon through Monday morning could be looking at a few snow accumulations also more snow on the way Monday afternoon through late Tuesday and early Wednesday. So it will be cold and active from time to time. Do keep that in mind, I'm meteorologist Savia Coney. The KOMO weather center. The city of Seattle and King County have made provisions to keep people warm hundred spent the night at the exhibition center at Seattle center of seeing that will likely repeat itself tonight. King County executive Dow Constantine says people on the street need to come inside. Because these low temperatures can be deadly. If you come to one of our shelters could come to the armory the Seattle center, we the county and the city will find a place for you to be safe overnight. We're not going to turn people away. And this is the first time the city is set up a family only warming center that's Garfield community center, a fourteen year old girl walking her dog on a frozen pond. In Edgewood broke through the ice a woman nearby her calls for help and call nine one one police say it looked as if she was in only about six inches of water, but they walk torture. They broke through the ice themselves. She was standing on a log police chief Michael on board used his swiftwater geared to help him get in safely and pull her out. Typically. People aren't used to it. And just don't recognize the fact that is not going to be as thick as it might be in the mid west or something like that. So. Get people to stay off the ice and keep themselves safe. Keep us safe. So we don't have to go out to it's a little cold the girl and her dog ended up just cold and wet otherwise. Okay..
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"Viaduct completely shut down at highway ninety nine closed through downtown Seattle. And so far so good. No major incidents to report. And komo's Joel Moreno says the consensus is that the trip into Seattle could have been worse. Whether it was by carpool buff, even bicycle people. Got around this week without driving solo can be careful this time because I know that the commutes an issue still public transit options have some pitfalls. Fly more patriots. Some avoided tripton into town entirely without the viaduct which up the rest of us. I drive older people to doctors appointments, and I chose not to we cancelled the doctor's appointment that was downtown not everybody switch it up. But even they saw the benefits dig up Denver for work on Wednesday. And it was very better. That's been by cheer companies reported steady business and more people cycled in general city officials say more than thirteen hundred people pedaled out a west Seattle on Wednesday. That's more than twice the number recycled a worker school that same day a year ago. So can we keep it up for two more weeks? Domke thing and. We'll see what happens. It's komo's Joel Moreno reporting extract to see big crowds in downtown Seattle today is the third annual women's March moves through town. It's getting underway right now. At Cal Anderson park on Capitol Hill, number speech is being given. Then they will March down pine street up fourth avenue to Seattle center. There will be extra public transit available to be ready to wait during and after that March shooting leaves two people dead and detectives are looking for clues come police can't tell us much, but they say they got calls of gunshots in a car outside at Tacoma mall at around five o'clock yesterday when they got there they found two people dead from gunshot wounds. Investigators still need to talk to witnesses, and we'll have to wait for an autopsy to find out. Just who those people are. Komo news time is ten. Oh, let's.
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"Commuters continue to adjust their routines and schedules. Vetere buses are seeing buses Philip earlier, the west Seattle water taxi also saw triple the number the normal number of riders this morning, more than nine hundred at the service still has reached capacity. We want to give you an early heads up to expect more foot traffic during the Seattle squeeze this weekend, the annual women's March and rally is this Saturday morning at Cal Anderson park and Capitol Hill that March begins at nine forty five runs down pine and then up fourth avenue ending at Seattle center. Metro and sound transit will provide extra buses and light rail trains, but riders should expect significant delays before during and after the March now to our poll question if the Seattle squeeze changed your commuting routine. Will you keep it up after the new tunnel opens? You can vote right now on his Facebook page. We'll have the results for you a little bit later in the newscast. The controversial Seattle. Streetcar expansion is getting the green light from mayor Jenny Dirk. But some taxpayers concerned the price tag for the project now stands at two hundred eighty six million dollars. That's eighty eight million more than projections. Just two years ago. Now, even if a federal grant comes through the city would still need to come up with another sixty five million dollars just to cover the costs and questions remain about where that money will come from. We got to be creative going forward. And so I think it's way too early to say this is what our funding sources going to be. So we asked me or Dirk. And if she could promise there won't be any more cost increase on the streetcar project. She said any promise would be premature. Details coming in on a deadly shooting outside a church in Cyprus, Texas, police believe the two women who were shot or the estranged wife and daughter of the suspected gunman that man, Arthur Eddington is still on the run tonight. Investigators say he shot the women through a car window, and the churches parking lot people who were inside the church say they were terrified as their bible study was put on lockdown..
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"I suppose in some neighborhoods but beautiful here at Seattle center. It's forty four and you're in the middle of twenty minutes of nonstop news on KOMO at twelve oh five we're learning. More about the terrorist attack an Alexa hotel in Robie Kenya. In which fourteen people, including an American were killed more. From komo's Gregg Hersholt. The dead American is identified as Jason Spindler. The director of a business development firm. He had survived the September eleven attacks in New York, the attackers in this case were from the group, Al. Shebab al-shabaab is born out of the crumbling of Somalia in early nineteen nineties that essentially will responsible for Black Hawk Down and a mother left and their goal is essentially to remove all foreigners from Somalia and put them to adopt ABC news contributor, Daryl blocker who was with the CIA for twenty eight years. He says groups like Al Shabaab targeted luxury hotels because that's where the westerners gather. It gets world press that can target people other than Kenyans. Gregg Hersholt, KOMO news relatives in Oregon were concerned when they couldn't get in touch with their family members in Samantha's. So they asked King County sheriff's office step these to perform a welfare check, and they found the bodies of three people inside the home yesterday afternoon Sergey Ryan, Abbott says all died of gunshot wounds being investigated as a possible border suicide at this time, we do not believe that there's any suspects. Outstanding that happened in the KLA Hani neighborhood. The medical examiner has not released the names of the victims and elderly couple. And their adult, son. The Seattle city council continues to make its way through the up zone debate. Komo's Bill O'neil with more for a second time this week council. Members were presented with dozens of potential amendments. The plan would impact number of neighborhoods around the city allowing for taller buildings in spots will requiring more low cost housing something council Theresa escape to sees. As an absolute need, the consequence of not zoning or not creating more opportunities for folks to live, especially in these areas that have a high risk of displacement or doing a disservice to our community when we don't think about how we can create as many units as possible. Member Rob Johnson who chairs the mandatory affordable housing.
"seattle center" Discussed on KOMO
"Death at Seattle center's been charged with murder in bales been denied because prosecutors describe as. Him as extremely dangerous. Komo's sue Romero has the latest David Lee Morris was charged with first degree murder for fatally stabbing his ex girlfriend. Gabriel Garcia last Friday in front of their highly autistic five year old son and a crowd at Seattle center. Witnesses told police more stabbed Garcia quote five or six times in the neck Morris was initially held onto million dollars bail. But prosecutors requested that Bill be denied after a police interview with Morris that showed he felt no remorse Morris told them quote. It's extremely easy to kill people. If you're willing to die, and you feel like you've lost everything Morris blamed, his expert, cutting their son out of his life. Prosecutors also requested that Morris be prohibited from contacting any of Garcia's family, including their son, see Romero. Komo news. South Kitsap man is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend's Sunday night. Twenty two year old Joseph arm was taken into custody. Tuesday night and booked into the Kitsap county jail faces charges of manslaughter first degree domestic violence and unlawful possession of a firearm. His bail. At six hundred thousand dollars. Police say twenty year old Ashley McClelland was shot Sunday in an apartment in port orchard. She got a leaders are working on next year's budget. And today went through the list of city programs that will get funded as well as those that will not budget chair. Sally Bagshaw Czyz homelessness a top priority. We've also been able to identify funds to support people most at need whether they are immigrants. They're sexual assault from survivors. We know what was most important to all of this. And I think that we are indicating that by moving forward in the budget the human services department, which addresses homelessness in the city received the most amount of funding two point two million dollars in two thousand nineteen alternatively. The Seattle department of transportation had its budget reduced. My nine hundred forty thousand dollars council has until December second to pass a balanced budget voters in the buffalo school district rejected. Another attempt to pass a four hundred and forty three million dollars school bond to build more schools to accommodate their explosive growth superintendent, Tom seagulls says fifty three percent voted. Yes. But bond issues need a super majority of sixty percent pass. So there's something's going to happen. Our unfortunate, but we are simply running out of resources to fix the problem, and when the election occurs, there are consequences, and this case the consequences are pretty negative Seagal says, they'll have to bus students farther south in the district that has more space in there looking at implementing year round school in twenty twenty one. Currently the district uses more than two hundred portables to accommodate five thousand students while the state's largest school district says without quick action by state lawmakers it'll run in the red by route twenty three million dollars over the next three school years. Komo's Ryan Harris spoke with the district and the teacher's union. At school district says it's facing a six point five million dollar budget whole next year and eleven point five million the following year because of the cap put on local voter-approved levies as a trade off for the mccleary court ruling money from the state, Jeff more. The district's financial director says it means the amount coming in goes down each year without a change a district like effort with the same. Number students is Bellevue is capped twenty million less. So our primary problem is up six to the Levy cap. Jared kink president of the every teacher's association says this talk is premature but if cuts are made they need to be as far from the classrooms as possible I would hope through attrition retirements reprioritisation. There are plenty of resources the district and draw from Morse's cutting empty positions. I is the goal. But he says what lawmakers will actually do is a wild card, and they have to be ready for the worst Ryan Harris. Komo news state prison inmate has been awarded more than a half million dollars by a jury because he was denied pain medication more than the case from komo's Gregg Hersholt chill. Cat has multiple sclerosis and sued after he was denied his non addictive nerve pain. Medication four times by prison staff. The Seattle times reports that the jury agreed. The medical staff showed deliberate indifference to his pain, a refusing to administer the medication that was prescribed by neurologist one of his attorneys calls the five hundred. Forty nine thousand dollar award. A strong message to the department of corrections. They must treat inmates with basic human dignity, choke. It was imprisoned in two thousand eleven for killing a forks man that he believed was physically abusing, a female friend. Gregg Hersholt, KOMO news. Komo news time eleven forty and from the Harley exterior sports desk. New washington. Huskies women's basketball season tips off Thursday night at montlake review. From komo's Bill Swartz talking dogs. Take your lumps Washington. Huskies women's basketball season. A rash of injuries depleted an already young roster. Head coach Jody wins excited to hit the floor with healthy players now familiar with their system. Nice to be able to have experience.
"seattle center" Discussed on KOMO
"To death at Seattle center has been charged with murder and bail has been denied because prosecutors described him as extremely dangerous. Komo's sue Romero has the latest David Lee Morris was charged with. I agree murder for fatally stabbing his ex girlfriend. Gabriel Garcia last Friday in front of their highly autistic five year old son and a crowd at Seattle center. Witnesses told police more stabbed Garcia quote five or six times in the neck Morris was initially held onto million dollars bail. But prosecutors requested that bail be denied after a police interview with Morris that showed he felt no remorse Morris told them quote. It's extremely easy to kill people. If you're willing to die, and you feel like you've lost everything Morris blamed, his expert, cutting their son out of his life. Prosecutors also requested that Morris be prohibited from contacting any of course, the family, including their son, see Romero, KOMO news. South Kitsap man is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend's Sunday night. Twenty two year old Joseph armistice was taken into custody. Tuesday night and booked into the Kitsap county jail armez faces charges of manslaughter first domestic violence and unlawful possession of a firearm. His bail was set at six hundred thousand dollars. Police say twenty year old Ashley McClellan loose shot. Sunday in an apparent in apartment. In port orchard, Seattle leaders are working on next year's budget. And today went through the list of city programs. They will get funded as well as those that will not budget share Sally Bagshaw says homelessness is a top priority. We've also been able to identify funds to support people most at need whether they are immigrants their sexual assault survivors, we know what was most important to all us. And I think that we are indicating that by moving forward in the budget the human services department, which dresses homelessness in the city received the most amount of funding with two point two million dollars in two thousand nineteen alternatively. The Seattle department of transportation had its budget reduced by nine hundred forty thousand dollars council has until December second to pass a balanced budget. Well, the state's largest school district says that could act quick action by state lawmakers it'll run in the red by around twenty three million dollars over the next three school years. Komo's Ryan Harris spoke with the district and the teacher's union. The Everett school district says it's facing six point five million dollar budget whole next year and eleven point five million the following year because of the cap put on local voter-approved levies as a trade off for the mccleary court ruling money from the state Jeff more of the district's financial director says it means the amount coming in goes down each year without a change a district like Everett with the same number students is Bellevue is capped twenty million left. So our primary problem is six to the Levy cap. Jared kink president of the every teacher's association says this talk is premature but of cuts are made they need to be as far from the classrooms as possible. I would hope through attrition retirements reprioritisation. There are plenty of resources the district and draw from Morse's says cutting empty positions. I is the goal, but he says. What lawmakers will actually do is a wild card, and they have to be ready for the worst. Ryan harris. Komo news. Yakima police officer who kicked a teenager in the back side during a fight at the central Washington state. Fair won't be disciplined review board ruled that officer, Ian, coal used reasonable force. When kicking the seventeen year old police say the seventeen year old consistently refused to follow the officers orders? Even after pepper spray was used to break up. The large fight. However, the board encouraged officers to go through more training state prison inmate has been awarded more than a half million dollars by a jury because he was denied pain medication more on the case from komo's Gregg Hersholt chill. Cat has multiple sclerosis ensued after he was denied his non addictive nerve pain. Medication four times by prison staff. The Seattle times reports that the jury agreed. The medical staff showed deliberate indifference to his pain, a refusing to administer the medication that was prescribed by neurologist one of his attorneys calls the five hundred forty nine thousand dollar award. A strong message to the department of corrections. They must treat inmates with basic human dignity chill. Cat was imprisoned in two thousand eleven for killing a forks man that he believed was physically abusing, a female friend. Gregg Hersholt, KOMO news. Starting tomorrow. The State Department of fish and wildlife can start killing wolves in the northeast corner of the state that continue to kill cattle since August twentieth. There have been five occasions where wolves have killed one calf in four heifers. The w DFW is allowed to kill wolves certain amount of livestock tax occur at a specific time period the center for biological diversity in other conservation groups have fought unsuccessfully in court to block the wolf-hunts. Komo news time nine forty and at the Harley exterior sports desk. New Washington, husky women's basketball season tips off Thursday night at montlake preview. Now from komo's Bill Swartz talking dogs two thousand seventeen eighteen was a take your lumps Washington, husky women's basketball season. A rash of injuries. Depleted an already young roster. Head coach Jody wins excited to hit the floor with healthy players now familiar with their system. Nice to be able to have.
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"Ex girlfriend to death at Seattle center. It's been charged with murder and the bales been denied because prosecutors described as extremely dangerous. Komo's sue Romero has the latest evenly Morris was charged with first degree murder for fatally stabbing his ex girlfriend. Gabriel Garcia last Friday in front of their highly autistic five year old son and crowd at Seattle center. Witnesses told police more stabbed Garcia quote five or six times in the neck Morris was initially held onto million dollars bail. But prosecutors requested that bail be denied after a police interview with Morris that showed he felt no remorse Morris told them quote. It's extremely easy to kill people. If you're willing to die, and you feel like you've lost everything Morris blamed, his expert, cutting their son out of his life. Prosecutors also requested that Morris be prohibited from contacting any. Garcia's family, including their son, see Romero. Komo news stuff. Kitsap man is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend's Sunday night. Twenty two year old Joseph armistice was taken into custody. Tuesday and booked into the Kitsap county jail facing charges of manslaughter. First degree domestic violence and unlawful possession of a firearm is bail set at six hundred thousand dollars. Police say twenty year old Ashley McClellan was shot Sunday in an apartment in port orchard, Seattle leaders are working on next year's budget. And today went through the list of city programs that will get funded as well as those that will not budget chair. Sally Bagshaw homelessness is a top priority. We've also been able to identify funds to support people most at need whether they are immigrants, whether they're sexual assault survivors, we know what was most important to all this. And I think that we are indicating that by moving forward in the budget the human services department, which addresses homelessness in the city received the most amount of funding with two point two million. Dollars two thousand nineteen alternatively. The Seattle department of transportation had its budget reduced by nine hundred forty thousand dollars. The council has until December second to pass a balanced budget voters in the Bethel school district rejected another attempt to pass a four hundred forty three million dollars school bond to build more schools to accommodate their explosive growth. Superintendent Tom Seagal says fifty three percent voted. Yes. But bond issues need a super majority of sixty percent to pass. So there's some things going to happen that are unfortunate. But we are simply running out of resources to fix the problem, and when the election occurs, there are consequences. And this case the consequences are pretty negative Seagal says, they will have to bus students farther south in the district that has more space and looking at implementing year round school in two thousand twenty one. Currently the district uses more than two hundred portables to accommodate five thousand students. That's one of the state's largest school district says without quick action. By state lawmakers it'll run in the red by around twenty three million dollars over the next three school years. Komo's Ryan Harris spoke with the district and the teacher's union. Everett school district says it's facing a six point five million dollar budget whole next year and eleven point five million the following year because of the cap put on local voter-approved levies as a trade off for the mccleary court ruling money from the state, Jeff more. The district's financial director says it means the amount coming in goes down each year without a change a district like average with the same number students is Bellevue is capped twenty million less. So our primary problem is up six to the Levy cap. Jared kink president of the Everett. Teachers association says this talk is premature but if cuts are made they need to be as far from the classrooms as possible I would hope through attrition retirements reprioritisation that there are plenty of resources the district and draw from Morse's cutting empty positions. I is the goal. But he says what lawmakers will actual. Really do is a wildcard. And they have to be ready for the worst. Ryan Harris, KOMO news. The state prison inmate has been awarded more than a half million dollars by jury because he was denied pain medication more on the case from komo's Gregg Hersholt has multiple sclerosis ensued after he was denied his non addictive nerve pain. Medication four times by prison staff. Seattle times reports that the jury agreed. The medical staff showed deliberate indifference to his pain, a refusing to administer the medication that was prescribed by neurologist one of his attorneys calls the five hundred forty nine thousand dollar reward. A strong message to the department of corrections. They must treat inmates with basic human dignity, choke. It was imprisoned in two thousand eleven for killing a forks man that he believed was physically abusing, a female friend. Gregg Hersholt, KOMO news. Komo news time seven forty and at the Harley exterior sports desk. Do Washington huskies women's basketball season. Tips off Thursday night at montlake preview. From komo's Bill Swartz talking dogs two thousand seventeen. Eighteen was take your lumps Washington, husky women's basketball season. A rash of injuries depleted an already young roster. Head coach Jody wins excited to hit the floor with healthy players now familiar with their system. Nice to be able to have.
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"To shoot Scott tried to keep a safe distance with the attacker until another man pepper, spray the attacker and police arrived. Scott's actions have earned him praise from his general manager. In everyday heroes. Scott says that's why he got his concealed carry permit to protect himself. And the people around him me personally. I never wanted to have to pull my gone out ever not on an animal a person I carry it for protection. Now, Scott says this will probably all hit him in the next few days back to you. Earlier this year, we told you about another violent attack near the space. Needle police say a homeless man punched in nearly strangled a tourist back in June. We check police crime stats for the Queen and neighborhood, which does include Seattle center, there's been one murder in the area and forty cases of aggravated assault. So far this year last year? There was one murder and fifty three assaults. A big jump from the prior two years when they were thirty two and thirty six assaults. Breaking right now. Police are investigating another Seattle stabbing. This is a live look at the scene on forty fifth street in the Fremont area near a building called the substation. A man in his thirties was rushed to a hospital in serious condition. And we're still working to find out if police are looking for suspect shocking. New video shows an empty metro bus rolling down the street right in the middle of downtown Seattle. King County metro says that bus came off the wires at second and pike. The driver got out to fix it. When the bus started rolling down the street taking some planters with it. No passengers were on board. No one was hit by the bus metro is now investigating. Just.
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"To colman dock you have to go south about six blocks to south jackson street give yourself extra time today the start of the us special olympics actually gets underway today was festivities more than fifty thousand spectators expected here in seattle to cheer on the athletes they all got final rehearsal and finishing touches yesterday at husky stadium preparing for the opening ceremony today alive two and a half hour special of the opening ceremony can be seen on komo tv four beginning at twelve thirty no more peak and non peak fares for king county metro single 275 fair starts today will no longer have to pay surcharges for peak travel or writing between zones and we've got a reminder to seattle says no more plastic straws the ban now in effect all over the city depending on who you ask they might be ready and they might not but either way can go out to eat in seattle you won't see straws like this and it's it's all an effort to cut back on waste all these straws are one use why are we just throwing them away big food at seattle center's armory has been making the transition from plastic straws and utensils for months we're ready for it but i think the next step is to try and put out so science or something like that how'd you keep people on where they should be starting materials more greed for restaurants that don't comply after the grace period with a two hundred and fifty dollar fine those who've already made the switch say if a learning opportunity now we talked a lot of places who did say they're not just going to throw away the plastic straws instead they're going to use them until they're finished that's komo's tammy matassa komo news time seven ten let's talk mariners let's talk sounders let's talk to joel stern the komo sports desk the mariners back to within a game and a half in the first place astros seattle rally beat the royal six four at safeco had a big night for ryan healy four four including a sixteenth home run it's kind of a baseball richard l barrels balls wasn't finding grass people driving balls and the gap getting caught after three run first felix hernandez settles down pitches four scoreless to get the win mike zunino sacked fly in the second puts seattle head for good seventytwo james paxton gets today's start has the mariners look to win their seventh straight mls over forty seven thousand on hand at centurylink to see the timber speed the sounders three to the storm hosts the connecticut sun in a four o'clock tip off sports at ten and forty minutes past the hour i'm joel stern of your home of the huskies komo news are you welcome to total wine and more so i challenge you to wine tasting showdown maybe we should just explore some wine if you can't blow me away with the wind you must admit.
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"Forty fourth annual seattle pride parade this afternoon downtown it started at eleven and ran along fourth avenue from union to denny way and finished up in the seattle center area colorful floats and enthusiastic participants filled the streets here's a sample more festivities are expected to continue in the seattle center area throughout the afternoon festivities actually got underway yesterday on capitol hill where many people enjoyed live music food and fun at cal anderson park many attending also took a moment to look back and celebrate the progress made liberal community you go outside of seattle and although things are better than they used to be it's not completely under percents freeing i suppose you could say but it's definitely better than it was and i feel like it's on the trajectory of getting better and better today thousands of people participated in the annual pride parade seattle police arrested seven protesters blocking the intersection of sixth and pike yesterday after fifty demonstrators were out protesting several issues including police brutality poverty and racism seven protesters were blocking traffic and police ordered them to get back on the sidewalk but they refused officers said they were booked into the king county jail for pedestrian interference a new strategy in the fight against zero tolerance protesters pitched tents that were camped outside the north west had detention center in tacoma komo's tammy matassa was at the center every night at nine pm every morning at nine am community of protesters sending a message of.
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"Seattle center and the big concert the sasquatch festival at the gorge will add to the congestion on i ninety right now is wide open in the eastbound direction i'm john nelson are next komo traffic at eight fifty four and the komo weather center let's have a look at this weekend forecast seth wayne a saturday we're talking mostly cloudy conditions through much of the morning and then on into the afternoon is where we're talking a mix of sun and clouds should be a decent one high temperatures today pushing the upper sixties right where we should be for this time of the year also going for a mix of sun and clouds on sunday and monday but the morning club should burn off a bit quicker say sunday and monday so that'll be but touch walmart to right now some cloudy conditions here though it is dry in seattle to some areas had a little bit of missed here before we got to daylight current temperature now it's fifty two degrees here in seattle seattle mayor jenny durkan says the man responsible for the deadliest day in the history of the seattle fire department should not get out of prison early she saying the families of the fallen in seattle fire department forever changed because of the cowardly deadly actions this is the first report of course of martin pang who could walk free in september one thousand nine hundred five he was sentenced to thirty five years in prison for torching his parents warehouse in the chinatown district of seattle at fire killing four seattle firefighters seattle firefighter lieutenant paul andrews who was there at that fire survived and says he'll never forget that night i wouldn't be here today jumped out of a window along with my partner andrew says he was one of the fortunate wants to be able to stay in the fire service and have a career where his friends weren't that lucky the department of.
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"Will have traffic and weather every ten minutes on the fours with all of the effects as a result of that march plus live reports as it happen now at ten am they'll gather a calendar sohn park seattle's capitol hill before they marched to seattle center other cities with marches today include marysville everett auburn and north bend backlash from democrats after president trump's renewed effort to ban transgender people for the military house minority leader nancy pelosi tweeting no one with the strength and bravery to serve in the us military should be turned away because of who they are the trump administration's announced the policy that vans many transgender people from serving in the military releasing a statement saying people they history were diagnosis of gender dis fauria are disqualify for military service except under limited circumstances the white house citing a defense department report which was commissioned after the president called freight blanket ban on transgender troops last summer the nemo rescinds that order the white house says the defense department study will enhance the military's readiness felony and effectiveness brian clark abc news komo news time is eight thirty four let's check aaa traffic every ten minutes on the phone force here's john nelson right now traction tires are advised for snow kwami past they were required through most of the morning also traction tires are advised for stevens pass there are snow and slush on area roadways in the mountains right now we are looking at the closure of the alaskan way by for the semi annual inspection and big demonstration will start around eleven o'clock in downtown seattle work its way up fourth avenue towards the seattle center wanna rethink any plans you have especially in the fourth avenue area downtown seattle sansom building volumes on northbound i five west seattle bridge.
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"Where at seattle center we are sitting at forty nine degrees fifty one now at the airport there's a piece of legislation on capitol hill but if approved would allow president trump to send secret service agents to polling places during federal elections a security measure that local election officials say they don't want or need in komo's pete combs reports many of them see it as an effort to intimidate voters washington secretary of state kim wyman has been studying language in a seemingly routine federal measure funding the department of homeland security she's especially bothered by a provision that would allow the presence i want to send federal agents to the polls at election time that really does kind of make me a little nervous nervous why there would be those who would believe that would be to influence the outcome of election to liven a republican and eighteen other secretaries of state from both parties have sent a letter to house speaker paul ryan and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell demanding the provision dropped massachusetts secretary of state william galvin calls the d h s proposal one worthy of a third world country pete combs komo news no much county has enacted in that right man on supervised drug injection sites more from komo's jeff pohjola the county already had a temporary moratorium on supervised injection sites but council members were looking at making it permanent today they took public comment no way should this be allowed in our county let's seattle do it ultimately they voted four to nothing to ban such sites though the ordinance only covers unincorporated parts of the county in everett jeff pohjola komo news period of belttightening is coming to seattle city government according to may mayor jenny durkan durkan warning about it during her state.
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"The story on thursday the nhl floyd will be hoisted above the space needle by the guys who want to bring a team to town and you have to imagine they'll be looking down and a few hundred feet to the west where the key stance the hope history get construction underway late this year were told there will be four tears leading down to the lower level instead of the current two atrium and luxury amenities more vips the entrance still expected to be off the street instead of from inside the seattle center is on on a grass of time line with the hope of opening the gutted incompletely remodel key arena in weight 2020 charlie harger komo news coming up after trap african whether we will take you to a washington community where administrators of schools do carry guns and are happy that they do komo news time 534 attack quite a few situations on the roads out there this afternoon john nelson with our aaa traffic then our latest collusion southbound i a yesler clear to the shoulder but eight is left the scene the minor distraction drivers something to watch out for you backed up a bit past james treats still looking of from heavier than normal traffic but things are starting to look a little better on northbound i5 from everett almost to the marysville area again due to earlier problems that have cleared looking at them slow going right now on southbound 405 bellevue through renton northbound 405 is struggling through the tukwila area and through renton as well travel times right now ever to see owl will take you about forty one minutes actually 45 minutes if you take the express lanes the i will federal way will take you about 34 minutes our next report at.
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"To the seattle center and 75 will be the high today sunshine about eighty tomorrow the mid70s with a mix of sun and clouds through the weekend and beyond to the fourth of july sixty nine in the city of federal jury deciding to spokane county sheriff's deputies did not use excessive force against a man in a fatal confrontations was outside a jim bakken 2013 william burgers family filed the civil lawsuits seeking to hold the deputies responsible after one of them placed burger in a neckhold that caused the thirtyfouryearold man to lose consciousness and eventually to die the deputy stunguns did not bring burger under control criminal and internal investigations already cleared them of wrongdoing but again a federal jury deciding those two spokane county sheriff's deputies did not use excessive force against that man back in 2013 our komo news time twelve twenty six from abc news tech trends i'm alex stone birthday not for a person bud for a device they're likely change your life ten years ago large crowds lined up outside apples stores around the country the iphone went from a sort of mythical mysterious dream revealed by steve job i think we're going to hit a grand slam of this is something everyday americans could by now a decade later the iphone is replaced maps calculators encyclopaedias alarm m clocks flashlights your wallet and it put the internet in your pocket data woman is the tech side and gadget has changed the way we do everything board planes to pay our friends back money other companies ended up building phones it mimic and even exceed the iphone bought the iphone was the first slide your finger on the touchscreen too the answer a call and that at the tide felt like.