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requiring every traveler who enters the u.s. to be tested one day before morning flights, regardless -- before boarding flights, regardless of vaccination status. >> cases of the omicron variant have been detected in more than 20 countries. no cases have been detected yet in the u.s. there soon could be another treatment to fight covid-19. dan: an advisory committee today endorsed a pill from merck. their concerns about the risks to pregnant women and children. ama: we talked to a local expert about omicron. he is focused on three things. >> there are three things we still need to know about this virus. is it more transmissible? does it make people sicker than the current virus? and what is the protection of vaccines? >> dr. covax says at this time he does not expect additional restrictions in san francisco because of the new variant. he says he is "cautiously
hopeful" that we will be in a good place when the variant it's here. dan: one reason for that optimism is the high vaccination rate in san francisco and the bay area as a whole. on our tracker, the darker color, the higher the rate. some counties have vaccinated more than 80% of their population. we formed a team to keep an eye on developments. the team includes luz pena, tonight in the newsroom after looking into reports that local pharmacies have run out of booster shots. luz: there are multiple factors driving this high demand. there are millions across the state to qualify to get a booster shot now. also, a new variant, omicron, is spreading across the world and people want an extra layer of protection here. for the holidays, people are gathering and they want to be protected. when he 5 million californians are fully vaccinated, and for many it has been over six months
-- 25 million californians are fully vaccinated, and for many it has been over six months, which means it is time for a booster. this woman was hoping to get a booster this week, but on the cvs website, she'd kept getting messages like this one -- no appointments available. >> you would put in a new day, and of the five places in marin, no one would have one. finally, northgate had one in two weeks. luz: we found the same story inside this cvs pharmacy in marion county -- met marin county. >> we had the appointment need for about three weeks, and it was for the sunday after thanksgiving. i got a text. you appointment has been canceled. i got any mail, europe women has been canceled. and i got a phone call. -- i got an email
appointment has been canceled. and i got a phone call. >> all are impacted to some degree. there are a few where they had actually run out at the end of the day and they have to send people away, and that is something they recognize they need to address soon. in conversations with cvs i just had, they are addressing that issue. luz: marin county's public health officer says the booster demand should be fixed in a number of days. >> the demand has increased so quickly that our pharmacies have not been able to keep up with that. they are getting supplies from regional distribution networks. luz: in a statement, walgreens confirmed there may be some locations low in supply, but they are working on additional inventory for those locations. cvs said there was a shipment delayed to a store in california, but it has been replenished, a delay some hope will not be long. >> two weeks is nothing.
we just went through almost two years. two weeks, easy pc. i will be careful. luz: perspective. and we have to be patient. there are between 10 to 50 people a day. with the supply chain issue, this will take some time. dan: sounds like it. there is someone -- if there is someone you know watching right now who is ready and willing to get that booster shot, but can they do to get an appointment? luz: you can book through your medical provider or through york county's vaccination site. you can also poke through california's myturn website or through your local pharmacies. but you might have to wait weeks. dan: good information as always. if you have questions, ask our vaccine team. head to abc7news.com/vaccine and
click on that big blue box. ama: while the -- kristen: while the omicron variant has yet to surface in the u.s., a race is underway to use its dna to determine how well existing vaccines work against it. the bay area is playing a key role in that. dave louis takes us inside a lab in newark that has been flooded with orders for omicron's dna. >> it is a biotech lab that key researchers turned to when the delta variant emerged. now there is demand to get the omicron dna. >> we want to know as soon as possible, are the vaccines sufficient to capture omicron or not? we don't really know. david: orders started coming in friday. the lab can take the data and produce thousands of tubes with a single dna sequence. from that, multiple copies can be made. pharmaceutical companies will use the dna to test the effectiveness of their vaccines.
others will determine how well antibody therapies work and whether diagnostic tests can identify omicron. 150 research associates have made this their top priority, speeding up the process from two weeks to mere days. >> if it takes is five days to take the order as a virtual sequence to when we put something in a ups envelope and ship it to the customer. david: about a third of the orders are from bay area biotech customers. another third are from companies in the boston area, and the rest are destined for overseas. omicron may undergo mutations as it tries to invade human cells, so adam will need to be alert for those variations. >> can take that dna sequence, and based on that, we can assemble all the different proteins and molecules that sit on the virus. david: for the pressure is on to produce more dna samples, there is a supply chain issue hitting this industry as well. these plastic bottles and others are in short supply, but
suppliers are making sure, because of the importance of this research, that these bottles are getting to atum. david louis, abc 7 news. dan: the contra costa county sheriffs office admits it made a mistake after the abc 7 i-team began digging into the release of a suspect in the mess retail theft at the walnut creek nordstrom. the crime happened 10 days ago yesterday. joshua underwood's family thought and believed the charges had been dropped. tonight, though, he is back in custody. reporter: joshua underwood's family member carried out his louis vuitton bag from customer, county superior court today after deputies cuffed him and took him into custody. he is one of the suspects in the flash mob style theft. he was released from custody november 24, the same day the das office filed charges.
the high team called underwood's home yesterday. he and his mother believed the charges have been dropped and nothing of his court appearance today. in court today, the prosecuting da said underwood had been released by mistake. the contra costa county sheriff's office says underwood was released due to a computer input error. >> we have the utmost faith in the sheriff's department. this might have been a clinical error. they will correct it. reporter: we also learned underwood admitted to his involvement in another area burglary the same day as the nordstrom theft. >> he made the statement that prior to coming to walnut creek, he and other co-conspirators had engaged in a burglary in alameda county. dan: reporter: this is not the only issue in this case. another suspect, seen here in her facebook profile picture, who posted bail and was released last week, could have also been
remanded back into custody today, had her parole officer had a parole warranted to the court just 15 minutes sooner. she is accused of using a glock handgun in the nordstrom theft. what is the das office want to say to the people of this community about that? >> i think it speaks to the nature of our criminal justice system and the laws we have been active recently, that violent felons are out of custody and they are committing violent crimes. reporter: on creek mayor kevin wilke -- >> this is unacceptable. we have the highest profile story outside of covid in the entire country, and our offices here in the county are not communicating with each other on what is happening to criminals that have been arrested, that have the community outraged. and we are currently looking to arrest more criminals. reporter: a third suspect is in custody, who pleaded not guilty yesterday. melanie woodrow, abc 7 news.
dan: to button this up, ball not creek city council has called a special meeting -- walnut creek city council has called a special meeting tomorrow morning . they could hire up to five officers to tap into the $2 million in federal covid funds that the city received. kristen: there is a new lead in oaklands homicide. police released this surveillance image of a black toyota rav4, wanted in connection with the murder of garrett davis, killed along grand avenue near the big merit -- near lake merritt sunday afternoon. his car had broken into, and when he noticed suspects break into another car, he interrupted that burglary. that is when a passenger in the suv shot davis. there was a $10,000 reward for information in the case. dan: that killing is one of several that oakland police chief leronne armstrong talked about today. he also addressed organize retail theft.
the chief says specially trained officers are being sent to different areas of the city to combat the steps. he is concerned about the meta-firepower that officers were confronted with. he says two were shot last weekend. >> we are going to make policy changes to allow our officers to have more latitude when it is to the apprehension -- when it comes to the apprehension of those involved. dan: the department only has 676 officers, 70 fewer than last year. more than 20 cadets will graduate from the academy in the next month. the city council will be asked to budget for more academies. >> i believe we need more officers than what they authorized in that original budget, and now is the time to have that conversation. dan: advocates for defunding police claim the city needs to put more money into community resources instead of our police on the streets. -- more police on the streets. kristen: it was a critical day
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we were there today as kane returned to the ice to reshape his image, following an off-season with serious acquisitions. >> reporting for his first today with his new team, evander kane now donning a san jose barracuda jersey after he was waived by the sharks and sent to the minor leagues. >> i came in today the same person, same teammate, same player i was, and everything went great. i think there has been a lot of misinformation that has been said, but i can only control how i act and what i do here, and that is what i am doing. reporter: kane returned to the ice after a year filled with what he called serious accusations. his estranged wife accused kane of domestic abuse and gambling on his own games. he said, we live in a world where people can accuse public figures of anything. >> i understood the serious of those allegations right away. definitely surprising to see. but i generally was not worried one bit about it, because they
are obviously false. reporter: an nhl investigation found no evidence he gambled on sharks games in 2020, and said claims of domestic abuse could not be substantiated. but the league did suspend him for 21 games for violating covid-19 policy after allegedly falsifying a vaccine card. >> i am fully vaccinated and that's all i have to say about it. i serve my time and now i am back. reporter: his head coach says what happens with kane's career and on his shoulders. >> i don't think we are going to have a problem. there have been issues in the past, but i think he knows that if anything good is going to come out of this, then he's got to be on his best behavior. reporter: kane says he will not play in the team's games this weekend. dustin dorsey, abc 7 news. kristen: on this day of giving, abc 7 and disney gave a $15,000 donation to the food bank of contra costa and solano to buy fresh produce.
leslie brinkley is live with more on the increasing needs this year in the east bay. leslie? leslie: let's take a look at the numbers. this food bank serves 80,000 more people than it did before the pandemic started, 80,000 more people needing food here, and more and more people are falling behind on rent. then you've got inflation, gas prices. it is really tough. >> have a wond>> have a wond leslie: can goods, rice and beans, add some cabbage, and a bag of onions, a bag of apples. that is what the monument crisis center doles out, 71,000 bags of groceries this year, but inflation is taking a toll. >> we used to tout them once a month. now we are helping them once a week. we need more product. with prices getting higher, we
just have to make ends meet somehow. now we are only able to get the families a quart of milk a week, when before they were only able to get half gallons, but prices have gone up. we are just having to stretch our dollars in different areas. leslie: this past year, local teachers and other professionals have reached out for help. so this is a lifeline for you to get supplies? >> yes. leslie: it seniors are asking for help, coming with babies and toddlers into. so is this a day laborer, who lives in a house with concord -- in concord which he shares with another family. >> this year, you are dealing with inflation and still the pandemic. that must create new challenges. >> it has been a challenge in so many different ways, whether it be illness or lost incomes, remote school learning, and now inflation is really affecting our communities. but now with gas at five dollars
a gallon, food prices skyrocketing, those families are challenged even more to try to make ends meet. leslie: again, abc 7 and and and giving $15,000 and a produce grant. that produce will get distributed to 263 partner service agencies here in contra costa and solano, and they in turn will distribute produce to the people who need it. this money is important, as are other donations of time, so consider giving this holiday season. live in the east bay, i'm leslie brinkley. kristen: one dollar goes a long way because they know how to stretch that donation. leslie, thank you. if you are looking for ways to donate, visit abc7news.com /takeaction, where we have compiled a list of organizations that would appreciate your help. dan: great organizations.
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kristen: we can use the rain, but if you are stuck with 70 degree weather, spencer, make most of it. dan: we can't control it. drew: december 1 -- spencer: december 1 is probably going to feel like may 1. winds light, generally under six miles per hour. at the higher elevation, the winds are beginning to get dusty and on offshore flow is developing a mess of going to contribute to a warm up at the post -- at the coast tomorrow. here is a view looking out, 64 degrees. 59 in mountain view right now.
we have low to mid 60's in san jose, and morgan hill, and 55 at half moon bay. 56 degrees in santa rosa right now. 54 novato, 57 at7 at7 at one more live view from our rooftop camera, looking out toward the bay bridge, these are our forecast futures. slickly or overnight, a little gusty in the hills. record high temperatures in several locations tomorrow, and it will turn slightly cooler this weekend, but remaining dry. we will see a few patches of fog forming near the coast line. a lot of fog over the central valley, quite thick, and some of it might push its way through the delta. but generally we are looking at clear skies overnight and sunny skies tomorrow with unusually warm weather. overnight, low temperatures will drop to the mid to upper 40's for most locations, and in the
farther north locations like lakeport and ukiah, we will see lows of 35 to 40 degrees. tomorrow's highs, 78 and morgan hill, lots of low 70's on the peninsula, maybe even closing in on mid 70's in redwood city. downtown san francisco tomorrow will top out at 70 degrees. 72 at petaluma, 74 at santa rosa, 70 at napa. east bay highs generally 71 to 72 degrees. fremont, 73. on the inland east bay, highs in the low to mid 70's. looking at the possibility of record highs tomorrow, we are forecasting 75 as the high in san jose tomorrow. if that works out, it will shatter the existing record of 72 for tomorrow's date. if we see 72 in oakland tomorrow, that will break the existing record of 71. redwood city, 70 would tie the
existing record high for december 1. here is the accu weather seven day forecast. only a couple degrees cooler on thursday. much warmer than you would expect for early december. friday remains mild, but there will be minor cooling. over the weekend, we will see further cooling by a few degrees. next week, more clouds enter the picture and there will be further cooling. mild weather going into next week and still no rain. dan: thanks very much. what is behind the supply chain, and what will fix it? the secretary of labor says the solution is pretty simple. kristen: tomorrow is world aids day. while we are far from the peak
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kristen: key pieces of evidence admitted fault involved in much regret. dan: stephanie sierra has the latest from federal court. stephanie: if we saw a lot of hesitancy today from elizabeth holmes after being asked simple, direct westerns about her communication with colleagues. time after time again, she said she messed up and wished she had done things differently. a day after elizabeth holmes' emotional testimony, accusing her former boyfriend of raping her throughout their 11 year relationship, the prosecution paints him as a loving, supportive partner, a partner she often referred to as tiger. legal expert michelle hagan windows in the courtroom. >> the prosecution showed us several years of text messages between them. she expressed her love towards him. that is undermining the potential defense that there was an abusive relationship.
stephanie: holmes admits she could have fired her boyfriend at any time. the intent of the prosecution has to prove that the couple conspired to commit fraud by eliciting evidence they were working together. >> prosecution is illustrating how they had plans together, goals together, and talked about the problems. showing two of them were working together to defraud the investors and patients. stephanie: an assistant u.s. attorney revealed text messages between the couple, with threats to -- >> that implicates her. stephanie: even going as far as to reach out to the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, who happened to be a theranos shareholder. holmes also testified shefied se notified of the company's technology could only perform 12
assays, despite promising investors otherwise. experts say this could complicate her strongest defense that she truly believed in her own product. stephanie sierra, abc 7 news. dan: there is a podcast about the trial hosted by rebecca jarvis called "the dropout." the newest episode came out today, as they do every tuesday. this in wherever you stream your podcasts. -- listen wherever you stream your podcasts. kristen: tomorrow is world aids day. today, the cdc released new findings showing the hiv epidemic is still disproportionately affecting day and bisexual men of color. julian glover has the details. reporter: on tuesday, cdc director rochelle walensky outlining the ongoing disparities in hiv diagnoses and treatment for gay and bisexual men of color. >> the first cdc report showing
aids was disproportionately affecting black, hispanic, and latino people was published in 1986. those disparities continue. reporter: the findings released ahead of world aids day show newly day nosed hiv infections declined for white, gay, and bisexual -- for white day and bisexual men over the last decade, but remained steady for queer black and latinx men. >> it is an enlightenment in terms of what we have been seeing in person in the clinic. reporter: the cdc report outlined lower rates of prep usage in bipoc queer communities. while 42% of white bisexual men were on prep, less black and latinos were on the pill. >> you cannot have a pill with an equity lens only to censor
black and undocumented folks. we do not see that right now. reporter: the cdc pointed to homophobia and stigmas around treatment leading to fewer bipoc men reaching untreatable status. more black and hispanic hiv-positive men had a high viral load compared to white hiv-positive men. >> we need to center this fight the way we have around covid and other health needs. otherwise, our goals will not be met. reporter: rochelle walensky announced a 100 million dollars funding increase in 2022 that will help with treatment strategies they focus on erasing an equity. julian glover, abc 7 news. dan: the supply chain crisis brought the u.s. secretary of labor port of los angeles today. aarti wallace was there primarily to tout the $17
billion in the infrastructure bill that will help improve the nation's waterways and create jobs. walsh also toured the port to see how it was handling all the cargo, and asked why it has been such a big backlog. >> what is causing this is we are living in a pandemic, and we cannot lose sight of that. the supply chain issue is not simply about unloading ships in the harbor. it is also about filling containers in other parts of the world that also shut down factories. as we continue to move forward and get more people vaccinated and come through this, we will be stronger. dan: the port of los angeles and the port of long beach have been finding companies for lingering containers in order to keep the supply chain moving. kristen: you made it through thanksgiving, black friday, small business saturday, cyber monday, and now it is giving tuesday, set aside to encourage you to think of others this season, especially bay area nonprofits committed to helping those who need it most. abc 7 and disney are helping
where we can with donations to bay area for inks, including $25,000 to help the sanford -- food banks, including funny $5,000 to help the san francisco moraine food bank. the effort to illuminate hunger is made more obligated by the pandemic and the increased need around the holidays. >> there is no vaccine for hunger. we are seeing our neighbors turn to the food bank, looking for nourishing food, wanting to ensure they are not having to make a choice between rent or food or medicine and food, because that is no choice at all , whether it is just the holidays or just a usual day in the week. that is our mission, our focus here. kristen: if you can help, the sf marin food bank or any of our local food banks, we have information to do that at abc7news.com/takeaction.
through the end of december, anything you donate to the sf marin food bank will be doubled. you will also see a list of vented organizations that will appreciate your help on this day of giving. >> this person is with them through everything. dan: i will bring you the story of an organization that changes lives and saves lives, and it can use your help. - i'm norm. - i'm szasz. [norm] and we live in columbia, missouri. we do consulting, but we also write. [szasz] we take care of ourselves constantly; it's important. we walk three to five times a week, a couple miles at a time. - we've both been taking prevagen for a little more than 11 years now. after about 30 days of taking it, we noticed clarity that we didn't notice before.
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kristen: san francisco says improvements have been made when dealing with people on the street suffering from drug and mental health issues. the city started a street crisis response team last year with one team. now there are six. reporter: for years, crime, homelessness, and street behavior have been among the top concerns for many san franciscans. >> people sometimes, sadly, are experiencing one of the worst times in their lives, and they are looking for help. >> your name and phone number. reporter: the help starts here at the 911 dispatch center. today mayor london breed toward the center to see how in the past year dispatchers have been able to redirect calls to the
street crisis response teams known as scrt -- scrt. >> in the first year, scrt responded to more than 5000 calls. they represent a decrease in emblems rides and a deep receipt law enforcement responding -- a decrease in law enforcement responding to nonviolent calls. reporter: each team has a paramedic, a mental health clinician, and a peer specialist who has experienced a similar crisis in the past. according to the mayor's office, since april, close to one third of the people who have interacted with the as crt -- the scrt teams have been referred to a treatment provider or program. >> we need to take the assistance of the mentally ill away from the police and more toward professionals who are trained to deal with the challenges on our street
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kristen: a family in santa rosa is in the spotlight for their holiday lights. the family won last night's episode of "the great christmas light fight." the family knows house to make it merry and bright. the display features a train that lights up a magical holiday wonderland. >> that was so cool, so much fun! there are so many cool things to see. kristen: the engineering feat includes interactive features like a candy cane factory, cookie factory. steel fabrication shop and says he and his family made everything in the display.
the season finale of "the great christmas light fight" is thursday at 9:00 here on abc 7. dan: i would like to focus your attention on the road organization i have been deeply involved with for years as a fundraiser and board member. it changes lives, saves lives, literally, giving children and young adults new hope and a new chance when they have been heard and let down by their parents. it is casa, court appointed special advocate of contra costa county. >> i had to leave my parents. i had to move schools. dan: it is hard to imagine who could hurt a child physically, sexually, emotionally, but it happens all the time, and when those children are removed from their homes for their own safety, it is confusing and hard. that is where casa of contra costa county stepien. -- steps in. one of the reasons i have been involved for so many years is every child deserves a chance, and these foster kids who have been removed from their homes
because of abuse and neglect through no fault of their own often are left feeling that they can't really trust an adult, that adults don't have their back. that is not the case with casa. >> that is one of the things our children and young people say, they feel like they can trust this person. foster kids get moved all the time to new homes, but this person is within through everything. dan: the reality is that is hard-working and well-meaning as they are, social workers juggle a lot of cases and come and go from a child's life, but not at casa. the court appointed special advocate is their day in and day out, helping with legal issues, health care, school. it is not an easy job, but what an incredible gift they give to a child. casa timmy represents -- to represents a child or young adult
reliability. >> those are things that most people take for granted, but those are the things foster children do not have, and that is what casa provides. dan: what casa provides requires a significant amount of training for each and every volunteer, but for them it is a labor of love, bonds that will last long beyond a child has been in foster care. i have seen it many times, and it is wonderful. keep up the great work. >> thank you. we really appreciate your support and work on behalf of casa. dan: over the years, i have known so many casa volunteers and the children they have helped, and their stories are uplifting and inspiring. for more on because of contra costa county and all of the organizations we have profiled tonight, go to abc7news.com /takeaction, where we have compiled a list of vetted organizations that would appreciate your help, and they will make very good use of your
support. kristen: every single one of them is worthwhile to look into. we are going to turn our attention to the weather. is this september? dan: april. spencer: it will feel more like may tomorrow. tonight, clear skies, maybe a patch or two of fog. overnight lows in the low to mid 40's. we will have record highs, probably, tomorrow for december 1. we expect highs of low to mid 70's around the bay and mid-seventies in our inland areas. it will be nearly as warm on thursday as tomorrow, maybe a couple degrees of cooling on friday and maybe a couple more over the weekend. early next week, we will see clouds move into the picture and temperatures moderating a bed, getting closer to what we expect this time of year. dan: thanks, spencer. kristen: larry is coming up next with sports, talking warriors. larry: the warriors with the
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versus an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant alone. kisqali can cause lung problems, or an abnormal heartbeat, which can lead to death. it can cause serious skin reactions, liver problems, and low white blood cell counts that may result in severe infections. tell your doctor right away if you have new or worsening symptoms, including breathing problems, cough, chest pain, a change in your heartbeat, dizziness, yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, tiredness, loss of appetite, abdomen pain, bleeding, bruising, fever, chills or other symptoms of an infection, a severe or worsening rash, are or plan to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. avoid grapefruit during treatment. ask your doctor about living longer with kisqali. larry: who is truly the best in the west? we will find out this week. the warriors have two games with the suns, who have a 16 game winning streak. suns made it to the nba finals
last season. their success is no surprise, coming in with a record of 17-3. warriors 18-2, led by steph curry. nobody saw this coming. steph has a roster around him that features a strength in numbers theme. steve kerr says this will be a good test for both clubs. coach kerr: it is great to be in this position, playing a nationally televised game with two teams that have the best two records in the league a quarter of a way through. it is very exciting. it is good to be back in this position. we have not been here in a few years. >> i love to compete, to play against teams with a lot of dogs. they are a good defensive team as well. it will be fun. larry: klay thompson continuing his rehab within ng league santa cruz warriors. the game-winning three right there. just a matter of time before klay thompson is back on the court alongside steph curry.
to the ice, sharks in new jersey visiting the devils. 1-0 in the first, jacob middleton, the wrister is impressive, and so is the stache. 2-0 sharks. timo meyer, side angle, shoots and scores. sharks again, alexander bar above -- bank tome. sharks win. kind of a weird season for evander kane, whose off-season was filled with controversy. he just finished a 21 game suspension that has begun working out with the sharks minor team, the barracuda. there have been reports that sharks players really do not like evander kane and do not want him on this team, but they sharks still owe him more than $20 million, not exactly a bunch of teams lining up to trade for him. >> i am under contract -- larry: well, you got the gist of
the evander kane situation. tiger woods here knows he is lucky to be alive with the ability to walk. woods gave his first news conference since the horrific accident in february that hospitalized him for three weeks. tiger says he does not know if he will be able to play effectively on the pga tour again, his goals much more modest. >> it is hard to expand how difficult it has been, just to be immobile for three months. i was looking forward to getting outside. i finally got to that point when i transition from wheelchair to crutches to now nothing. it has been a lot of hard work. larry: tiger woods, we have seen him come back from back surgery, knee surgery, a a lot of off the course issues, but even he, as he approaches age 46, seems to realize his days of competing at the very top of the sport are
probably in the past. maybe he gets healthy enough so he can play majors on the pga tour, but that is unknown. just the fact that he can walk again is a victory in and of itself. dan: that is the most important thing. eric, thank you. kristen: tonight on abc 7 starting at 8:00, it is "the bachelorette," then "superstar george michael was quoted at 10:00, followed by abc news at 11:00. you can watch on the free app for apple tv, android tv, amazon fire tv, and roku. does download the app now and start streaming. that is going to do it for this edition of abc 7 news. dan: we appreciate your time. enjoy your evening, and we will see you again at 11:00.
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