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FRIDAY GOVERN GAVIN NEWSOMANNOUNCED A NEW SYSTEM TO SAFELYAND SLOWLY REOPENTHE STATE'S ECONOMY.

THE NEWSYSTEM PLACES COUNTIESIN TO ONE OF FOUR TIERS, BASEDON HOW MANY CASES THEYHAVE.

KERN IS IN THE WORST-PERFORMING TIER, BUT STILL SOMEINDUSTRIES ARE BEING ALLOWED TOREOPEN HERE STARTINGTOMORROW.23ABC'S LEZLA GOODEN SPOKE WITHA LOCAL BARBERSHOPTHAT'S GEARING UP TO RESUMEBUSINESS.LEZLA: M& D BARBERSHOP LIKEMANY OTHER SHOPS IN OURAREA HAVE HAD TO MOVE OPERATIONSOUTSIDE TO KEEPBUSINESS GOING; NOW THAT ALLCOULD CHANGE ON FRIDAYGOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM ANNOUNCEDTHAT CERTAIN ENTITIESCOULD REOPEN INDOOROPERATIONS-BUT WITH CERTAINGUIDELINES AND MIDFICATINS.NAT POP: I CAN'T WAIT TO BE ABLETO OPERATE INSIDE WITH MYMOTHER AGAIN.MOTHER AND DAUGHTERS BARBERSHOPBETTER KNOWNAS M& D BARBSHOP IS LOCATED OFFOF STOCKDALEHIGHWAY AND ALLEN ROAD..

AND HASBEEN IN OPERATION SINCE 1999..AND DUE TO THE PANDEMIC THEYHAVE BEEN CUTTING HAIROUTSIDE FOR THE PAST MONTH.SOT: EREN NORMAN/BARBERBEING IN THE OUTDOORS I LOVE ITBUT THE HEAT CAN BUT IN SOCAN THE BEES AND FLIES ANDEVERYTHING ELSE..BUT WITHEVERYONE I HAVE CUT ITS BEEN AGREAT TIME ITS BEEN EPIC ANDHISTORICAL..THE FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS SAYSTHE OUTDOOR SHOP HAS BEENOVERALL GREAT FOR BUSINESS ANDHASBROUGHT IN NEW CLIENTS..BUT AREREADY TO GET BACK INSIDE THESHOP.SOT: KARINA LANDERS/ WORKERWE ARE ALL JUST DANCING WITH JOYABOUT THAT BECAUSE AS YOUCAN TELL BAKERSFIELD IS REALLYHOT AND WE ARES STILLGOING TO BE JUST AS SAFE WHEN WEGO BACK IN DOORS ANDFOLLOWING THE HEALTH REGULATIONSAND WE ARE JUSTEXCITED TO HAVE AC AGAIN..THE SHOP SAYS THEY ARE MORE THANPREPARED TO REOPEN ONMONDAY AFTER GAVIN NEWSOMANNOUNCED A NEW 1-4 TIERSYSTEM ON WHICH BUSINESSES CANREOPEN INDOORS..

KERNCOUNTY FALLS IN TIER 1 - PURPLEWHICH MEANS COVID 19 IS STILLCONSIDERED WIDESPREAD.-THE SHOPSHARING THAT THEY WILLONLY HAVE TWO BARBERS IN THESHOP.SOT:EREN NORMAN/BARBERUS GOING BACK INSIDE SHOULDNT BEANYTHING ELSE THAT SHOULD BEADDED OR LISTED..

BECAUSE WEHAVE TAKEN CARE OF IT.

I'MEXCITED.THE GOVERNOR SAYS THAT HAIR SHOPAND BARERBSHOPSCAN REOPEN BY FOLLOWING THESEGUIDELINES.

SOMEOF THE PROTOCOLS INCLUDED IN THEGUIDELINES ARETHE FOLLOWING..1.) REQUIRING THEUSE OF FACECOVERINGS OF ALL EMPLOYEES, 2.)SHOP OWNERS MUST PROVIDETHE NECESSARY PROTECTIVEEQUIPMENT SUCH AS FACE SHIELDAND GLOVES..3.

)AND FOLLOWINGALL DISINFECTING PROTOCOLSLISTED HERE..

THE FULL LIST OFGUIDELINES CAN BE FOUND ONCOVID.19.CA.GOVLEZLA MORE.

INFORMATION ON THENEW GUIDELINES ISEXPECTED TO BE ANNOUNCED ONMONDAY BY THE KERN COUNTYHEALTH DEPARTMENT DURING ASCHEDULEDPRESS CONFERENCE.

FOR NOW INBAKERSFIELDLEZLA GOODEN 23ABC NEWSCONNECTING YOU.HERE'S 23ABC'S KYLIE WALKER WITHA LOOK AT YOUR STORMSHIELD FORECAST.THE BAKERSFIELD POLICEDEPARTMENT AND CALIFORNIAHIGHWAY PATROL CONTINUED THEIRJOINT "STREET RACINGTHE BAKERSFIELD POLICEDEPARTMENT AND CALIFORNIAHIGHWAY PATROL CONTINUED THEIRJOINT "STREET RACINGENFORCEMENT OPERATION" THISWEEKEND.POLICE SAY THEIR TASK FORCERESULTED IN 80 CITATIONS, 33VEHICLES IMPOUNDS, ONE STOLENVEHICLE RECOVERY, ANDSEVEN ARRESTS WERE MADE.BPD SAYS THE ARREST WAS MADE FORA DUI DRIVER.ANYONE WITH INFORMATIONREGARDING STREET RACINGOR RECKLESS DRIVING CAN CALL THEBAKERSFIELD POLICE AT 327-7111.CALIFORNIA CITY POLICE ARE STILLLOOKING FOR A 13 YEAR OLD RUNAWAY THAT WAS REPORTED EARLIERTODAY.TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR SCREEN THISIS RILEY MOUSETTE.SHE WAS LAST SEEN ON SUSANAVENUE THIS MORNING.SHE IS DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 2 AND115 POUNDS.SHE HAS BLONDE HAIR AND BLUEEYES AND WAS LAST SEENWEARING A BLACK SWEATER WITH "SOCAL" ON IT AND BLUE JEANS.IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION, YOU AREBEING ASKED TOCONTACT THE CALIFORNIA CITYPOLICE DEPARTMENT ATAREA CODE 760 -373-8606.CORONAVIRUS CASES ARE STILLSPREADING THROUGHOUTKERN COUNTY.THIS MORNING 23ABC SAT DOWN WITHDOCOR DAVID HARRINGTON FROM THECENTRE FOR NEURO SKILLS TODISCUSS SOME OF THE DANGERS OFTHE RECOVERY PROCESS FOR THEVIRUS -- TAKE A LISTEN.YOU CAN CONSIDER COVID-19 AS ABIPHASIC TYPE OF DISORDER INTHAT A LOT OF PEOPLE WILL GETTHE SICKNESSTHEY'LL GET BETTER AND THENTHEY'LL GET SICK AGAIN AND SO ALOT OF TIMES WE ARE SAVINGLIVES IN TERMS OFCARDIOVASCULATORY OR RESPIRATORYPERSPECTIVE BUT THERE ARE ALSOSOME LONG TERM NEUROLOGICALPROBLEMS THAT CAN AFFECT PEOPLE.CURRENTLY HE SAYS 5 PEOPLE ARECURRENTLY BEING TREATEDFOR POST-COVID-19 NEUROGLOCIALPROBLEMS AND THAT MEDICALPROFESSIONALS ARE STILL STUDYINGTHE LONG TERMEFFECTS OF THE VIRUS.CALIFORNIA SENATOR SHANNON GROVEANNOUNCED THISWEEKEND THAT SHE HAS TESTEDNEGATIVE FOR THECORONAVIRUS.SHE MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ONFRIDAY ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE.GROVE HAD ANNOUNCED THAT SHEWOULD BE IN SELF ISOLATIONAFTER BEING EXPOSED TO THEVIRUS.REPUBLICANS IN THE STATE SENATEWERE TOLD TO VOTE VIAVIDEO CONFERENCE AFTER ANEXPOSURE ONTHURSDAY.THE STATE SENATE SESSION ENDSTOMORROW AT MIDNIGHT.THE COVID-19 CRISIS PASSED AGRIM NEW MILESTONEILLUSTRATING THIS PANDEMIC'SSTAGGERING GLOBAL IMPACTWHILE STUDENTS ARE CONTINUING TOMOVE BACK ONTO CAMPUS --BRINGING THE VIRUS WITH THEM.AND TONIGHT -- DR. DEBORAH BIRXWITH A NEW WARNING TOSTUDENTS WHO BECOME SICK -- STAYWHERE YOU ARE.HERE'S ABC'S TREVOR AULT.TONIGHT -- AN URGENT WARNINGFROM ONE OF THE NATION'S TOPINFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERTS-- ASCORONAVIRUS CASES SOAR ONCOLLEGE CAMPUSES BIRX: THEYDON'T KNOW THAT THEY'RE INFECTEDDR DEBOARH BIRX CALLING FORAGGRESSIVE TESTING-- URGINGINFECTED STUDENTS TO STAY ONCAMPUS SO THE VIRUS DOESN'TSPREAD TO MORE VULNERABLE FAMILYMEMBERS DR BIRX: PLEASE ISOLATEAT YOUR COLLEGE.

DO NOT RETURNHOME IF YOU'RE POSITIVE ANDSPREAD THE VIRUS TO YOUR FAMILY,YOURAUNTS, UNCLES, GRANDPARENTS.IN PHILADELPHIA-- TEMPLEUNIVERSITY SUSPENDING IN-PERSON CLASSES FOR TWO WEEKS INRESPONSE TO 100 POSITIVE CASES--CENTRAL NEW YORK'S SUNY ONEONTAMAKING THE SAME DECISION--GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO SENDING INA COVID SWAT TEAM OF 100 TRACERSAND TESTERS TO CONTAIN THEOUTBREAK--SUNY CHANCELLOR JIM MALATRAS:COVID-19 IS NOT DONE YET, THATIT COULD REAR ITS UGLY HEAD ANDIT CAN REAR ITS UGLY HEADQUICKLY.OHIO STATE-- SUSPENDING MORETHAN 200 STUDENTS FOR VIOLATINGCAMPUS GUIDELINES-- SOT NURPURMALHOTRA, SOPHMORE: "I'M KINDOF SCARED BECAUSE THEY'RE RISINGEXPONENTIALLY,"AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTHCAROLINA CHAPEL HILL-- WITH NOWMORE THAN A THOUSAND CASESDESPITE ALREADY CANCELLINGIN-PERSON CLASSESJASMINE BAKER - UNCFRESHMAN:[00:17:42] IT WAS JUSTKIND OF A POINT WHERE WHAT'SGOING TO HAPPEN?

WHEN ARE WEGOING TO GET KICKED OUT?TONIGHT, CALIFORNIA EXPECTED TOBECOME THE FIRST STATE TOSURPASS 700- THOUSANDINFECTIONS-- ONLY 4 COUNTRIESHAVE MORE -- BUT THE VIRUSREMAINS A GLOBAL PROBLEM-- WITHAMERICANS STILL BANNED FROMTRAVELLING TO MUCH OF EUROPE,THE HIGHEST CASE TOTALS INMONTHS NOW BEING REPORTED INSPAIN, FRANCE AND GERMANY--PROTESTERS THERE PUSHING BACKAGAINST RESTRICTIONS GERMANPROTEST NATIN SOUTH KOREA-- THE MAYOR OFSEOUL NOW CALLING FOR A "10MILLION CITIZEN STANDSTILLWEEK"-- IN RESPONSE TO 300HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH COVID-19WORLDWIDE...ACCORDING TO NUMBERS RELEASED BYJOHNS HOPIKINSUNIVERSITY TODAY...THE UNITED STATES HAS THEHIGHEST TOTAL NUMBER OFCASES- THE NEW YORK TIMESREPORTING EARLIER THISAFTERNOON THAT THE U.S. JUSTSURPASSED 6 MILLION CASES.BRAZIL FOLLOWS BEHIND WITH MORETHAN 3.8 MILLION.JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY ALSOREPORTS THAT MORE THAN 842-THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE DIED SINCECASES WERE FIRSTREPORTED IN CHINA LAST DECEMBER.TOMORROW OFFICIALLY MARKS"INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSEAWARENESS DAY."IT'S A DAY GEARED TOWARDSBRINGING AWARENESS TOTHE STIGMA SURROUNDING SUICIDE.AND IN LIGHT OF THE DAY - THEBAKERSFIELD BEHAVIORALHEALTHCARE HOSPITAL WILL BEHOLDING THEIR INAUGURALVIRTUAL EVENT - "EVENING OFHOPE."THEY WILL GO LIVE THROUGH THEIRFACEBOOK PAGE ATBAKERSFIELD BEHAVIORAL HEALTH.THE HOSPITAL SAYS LUMINARIESWILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASEFOR THOSE WHO HAVE LOST SOMEONETO SUICIDE, OR FORTHOSE WHO HAVE OVERCOME THESTRUGGLE THEMSELVES.THE EVENT WILL BE JOINED BYGUEST SPEAKERS, MUSICALPERFORMERS AND MORE.AND AS THE SUN SETS IN THEEVENING - THE HOSPITAL WILLLIGHT UP THE OUTSIDE IN PURPLELIGHTS TO SHOW THEIRSOLIDARITY.THE VIRTUAL EVENT WILL BEGINTOMORROW AT 7:30 P-M.A NEW STUDY SAYS STAYING AT HOMEDUE TO THE PANDEMIC SAVEDTHE LIVES OF LOCAL WILDLIFE.ACCORDING TO A STUDY DONE BY THE"ROAD ECOLOGYCENTER" AT UC DAVIS ... TRAFFICDECLINED BY AROUND 75PERCENT AFTER THE EMERGENCY STAYAT HOME ORDER WENT INTOEFFECT IN MARCH.THE NUMBER OF ANIMALS STRUCK ANDKILLED BY VEHICLES ALSOFELL INCLUDING A 58 PERCENTDECREASE IN FATAL CRASHESINVOLVING MOUNTAIN LIONS.THE PANAMA-BUENA VISTA UNIONSCHOOL DISTRICT ISPARTNERING WITH THE KERN COUNTYPUBLIC HEALTH SERVICESDEPARTMENT.TOGETHER... THEY ARE OFFERING AFREE IMMUNIZATIONCLINIC FOR PANAMA-BUENA VISTASCHOOL DISTRICTSTUDENTS... FRIENDS..

ANDNEIGHBORS.THE EVENT WILL BE TUESDAY ANDWEDNESDAY FROM 9 A.M.

TO 7 P.M.INTHE THOMPSON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLGYM.SOME VACCINES MAY REQUIRE V- F-CELIGIBILITY AND MASKS ANDSOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BEENFORCED.DURING DISTANCE LEARNINGSTUDENTS ARE STILL REQUIREDTO BE VACCINATED... PLEASE BRINGYOUR CHILD'SIMMUNIZATION RECORD TO THEIRAPPOINTMENT.THEY ARE ALSO ENCOURAGING YOU TOMAKE AN APPOINTMENT BUTWALK-INS ARE WELCOMED.MULTIPLE ROADS IN BAKERSFIELDARE CLOSED OVERNIGHT FORROAD WORK.THE TWO OUTSIDE LANES OF THE 99BETWEEN BELLETERRACE AND MING AVE ARECURRENTLY CLOSED WHILECREWS REMOVE A SLOPE IN THEAREA.THE CLOSURE BEGAN TONIGHT AT 9AND IT WILL LAST UNTILL 5 A.MTOMORROW MORNING.

THE CLOSURESWILL CONTINUE UNTILTHURSDAY.ALSO THE 58 TO 99 CONNECTOR RAMPWILL ALSO BE CLOSED EVERYNIGHT UNTIL TUESDAY.THE CLOSURE IS NEEDED SO THATCREWS CAN REMOVE SHORINGREQUIRED TO WIDEN THE WESTBOUNDSEPARATIONBRIDGE.CREWS ARE REMINDING DRIVERS TOBE AWARE OFPOSSIBLE DELAYS AND USEALTERNATE ROUTES IFPOSSIBLE.AND WE HAVE A PROGRAMMING ALERTTHAT WILL DISRUPT OURNEWS BROADCAST THIS WEEK.THE N-B-A PLAYOFF GAME WILL BEAIRING ON OUR CHANNEL ONTUESDAY.AND THAT GAME STARTS AT 5 P.M.SO THERE WILL BE NO 5, 6 OR 7-PMSHOW THAT DAY.BUT WE WILL BE AIRING A DIGITALNEWSCAST.COMING UP ... PRESIDENT DONALDTRUMP WILL BE TAKING ATRIP TO WISCONSIN.WHY THE STATE'S GOVERNOR SAYS HESHOULD POSTPONE HISTRIP.MORE UNREST ACROSS THE COUNTRYIN CITIES LIKEPORTLAND, OREGON AND KENOSHA,WISCONSINWHERE PROTESTS AND COUNTERPROTESTS TAKE CENTER STAGE..ONE WEEK AFTER JACOB BLAKE WASSHOT IN THE BACK BY POLICE.PRESIDENT TRUMP PLANNING TOVISIT KENOSHA THIS WEEK..

BUTNOW THE DEMOCRATIC GOVERNORSAYING THATCOULD HINDER COMMUNITY HEALING.ABC'S MEGAN TEVRIZIAN HAS THELATEST FROM SAN DIEGO.TONIGHT - CITIES ACROSS THECOUNTRY IN TURMOIL -NATS -OVERNIGHT - ONE MAN IN PORTLAND,OREGON SHOT AND KILLED -COUNTRY IN TURMOIL -NATS -OVERNIGHT - ONE MAN IN PORTLAND,OREGON SHOT AND KILLED -RIGHT AFTER A POLITCAL RALLY,INVOLVING A CARAVAN OF CARS WITHFLAGS SUPPORTING PRESIDENTTRUMP.

THIS VIDEO SHOWING A MANOPENING FIRE SATURDAY.

(NATS)GUNFIRE (FREEZE VIDEO)IMMEDIATELY AFTER HITTING THEVICTIM, THE GUNMAN RUNNINGAWAY - THE CAUSE OF THE SHOOTINGIS UNKNOWN, BUT THE MAN WHODIED WAS WEARING A BLUE LIVESMATTER FLAG.

THESUSPECT, STILL AT LARGE.THE PRESIDENT AND PORTLAND'SDEMOCRATIC MAYOR -CONTINUING TO BE AT ODDS.

AFTERTHE CITY HAS SEEN SOMETIMESVIOLENT PROTESTS, FOR MORE THAN90 DAYS.TRUMP CALLING MAYOR TED WHEELERA FOOL ON TWITTER, ANDSAYING HIS SUPPORTERS SATURDAYNIGHT ARE QUOTE'GREAT PATRIOT PORTLAND'S MAYOR,FIRING BACK.-"I'D APPRECIATE THAT EITHER THEPRESIDENT SUPPORT US, OR STAYTHE HELLOUT OF THE WAY."IN KENOSHA, WISCONSIN - HUNDREDSMARCHING INPEACEFUL PROTESTS.

ONE WEEKAFTER POLICE SHOTJACOB BLAKE IN THE BACK SEVENTIMES, PARALYZING HIM.BLAKE'S FAMILY ASKING FOR THECLASHES TO STOP - BUT SAYING THEPRESIDENT MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FORINCITING THE VIOLENCE."WELL HOW COULD THEY NOT BEFEEDINGON VIOLENCE WHEN OUR MAN IN THEWHITE HOUSE IS STEADY DRUMMINGITUP?

DID YOU NOT THINK IT WOULDNOT DRIBBLE DOWN TO THE STREETS?IT HAS."PRESIDENT TRUMP PLANNING TOVISIT THE REGION ONTUESDAY - BUT IT'S UNCLEAR IF HEWILL MEET WITH BLAKE OR HISFAMILY.

NOW, WISCONSIN'SDEMOCRATIC GOVERNORSENDING A LETTER TO THEPRESIDENT, VOICING HISCONCERNS THAT HIS VISIT COULD DOMORE HARM THAN GOOD.MEANWHILE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FORPRESIDENT JOEBIDEN WILL BE BACK ON THE TRAILON IN SOUTHWESTERNPENNSLYVANIA MONDAY WHERE HEWILL ADDRESS SAFETY INAMERICA UNDER PRESIDENT TRUMP.MEGAN TEVRIZIAN, ABC NEWS, SANDIEGO.THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS ANNOUNCEDON SATURDAY THATTHE TEAM IS PARTNERING WITHSTAPLES CENTER OWNERS A-E-GAND LOCAL LEADERS TO MAKE THEARENA A "VOTE CENTER"FOR THE UPCOMING PRESIDENTIALGENERALELECTION THIS FALL.THE ANNOUNCEMENT COMES A DAYAFTER THE N-B-A AND THE PLAYERSUNION ANNOUNCED THAT TEAMS WOULDWORK TO TURN THEIR ARENAS INTOVOTING LOCATIONS FORTHE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.ATHLETES AND SPORTS TEAMS HAVEBEEN VOCAL ABOUT RACIALJUSTICE AND THE IMPORTANCE OFVOTING THIS ELECTIONFOLLOWING THE SHOOTING OF JACOBBLAKE IN KENOSHA,WISCONSIN.

CLIPPERS OWNER STEVEBALMER ALSO ANNONCEDTHE FORUM IN INGLEWOOD WILL BEDOING THE SAME THING.HERE'S 23ABC'S KYLIE WALKER WITHA LOOK AT YOUR STORM SHIELDFORECAST.A MEMORIAL IN TRIBUTE TOCHADWICK BOSEMAN HASBEEN SET UP ON HOWARDUNIVERSITY'S CAMPUS INCHADWICK BOSEMAN HAS BEEN SET UPON HOWARDUNIVERSITY'S CAMPUS INWASHINGTON.PICTURES AND FLOWERS LINED THETRIBUTE TO HONOR THEBELOVED ACTOR AND ALUMNUS WHOPASSED ON FRIDAY AFTERFIGHTING COLON CANCER FOR FOURYEARS.THE STAR OF MARVEL'S BLACKPANTHER SPOKE AT HOWARDUNIVERSITY'S GRADUATION IN 2018,WHICH MEANS HE WASBATTLING CANCER AT THAT TIME."I THINK WE TRULY LOST ASUPERHERO.

IDONT THINK ITS COINCIDENCE THATCHADWICK BOSEMAN BECAME THEBLACKPANTHER, A ROLE LIKE THAT ISFATE.""HE LEFT HIS LEGACY, HE LEFT HISLEGACYFOR US TO US TO SEE AND FOR USTO LEARN FROM AND THAT TOUCHESME THE MOST."HOWARD'S PRESIDENT SAYS THE HADSEVERAL CONVERSATIONSWITH BOSEMAN..AND WAS PLANNING A PROJECT --THAT WOULD'VEBROUGHT THE STAR BACK TO CAMPUSSOON.AND GOOD NEWS FOR TRAVELERS --UNITED AIRLINES IS ELIMINATINGSOME OF ITS CHANGE FEES --PERMANENTLY.THE NEW POLICY WILL APPLY TODOMESTIC TICKETHOLDERSIN ECONOMY AND PREMIUM CABINS.STARTING IN JANUARY ... THEY'LLBE ABLE TO FLY SAME-DAYSTANDBY, OR CHANGE FLIGHTS FORFREE.UNITED IS EXTENDING ITS WAIVERFOR TICKETS ISSUEDBEFORE THEN.IT ALLOWS TRAVELERS TO CHANGEFLIGHTS AS MANY TIMES ASTHEY WANT WITH NO PENALTY.COMING UP NEXT...MANY EVENTSWE'VE LOOKEDFORWARD TO THIS YEAR HAVE BEENCANCELED DUE TO THEWHAT TO DO IF YOUR HAVINGTROUBLE GETTING YOUR MONEYBACK.CANCELED DUE TO THE COVIDPANDEMIC.BUT MANY PEOPLE ARE GROWINGFRUSTRATED.BECAUSE THEY ARE STILL WAITINGFOR A REFUND.CONSUMER REPORTER JOHN MATARESEHAS ADVICE TO GETYOUR MONEY BACK ..SO YOU DON'TWASTE YOUR MONEY.(JOHN ON CAM/REBOUND)FROM VACATION RENTALS....TO AIRTRAVEL... TO CONCERTS...SOMANY THINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELEDDUE TO THE PANDEMIC.BUT THE WORST PART IS OFTENTRYING TO GET A REFUND !---------------------KATHY SAAFELD HAD TO CANCEL HERFAMILY REUNION AT AVRBO BEACH HOUSE.(SOT)"A 9 BEDROOM HOUSE THROUGH VRBO,AND IT ENDED UPCOSTING US 14 THOUSAND DOLLARS."VRBO OFFERED A VOUCHER FORFUTURE TRAVEL, BUT NO REFUND.EULA WILLIAMS AND LANEE DAILEYHAD THEIR FRONTIERAIRLINES FLIGHT CANCELED....GOT VOUCHERS....BUT RECENTLYDISCOVERED THE VOUCHERS HADALREADY EXPIRED!(SOT)"BY THE TIME I DID GET IN TOUCHWITH SOMEONE IT WAS PAST THE 90DAYS, AND NOW THEY ARE SAYINGTHERE IS NOTHING THEY CAN DOABOUT IT, MY MONEY IS GONE."AND MICHELLE HARPER WAS PLANNINGA SUMMER FILLEDWITH CONCERTS.(SOT)"I PERSONALLY BOUGHT NICKELBACKAND THE DOOBIEBROTHERS."WHEN THEY WERECANCELED....MICHELLE CONTACTEDGROUPON, WHERE SHE BOUGHT THETICKETS, FOR A REFUND.(SOT)"THEY INFORMED ME THEY WERE ONLYGIVING GROUPON BUCKSFOR REFUNDS.

THEY WEREN'T GIVINGANY MONEY BACK TOYOUR CARDS OR ANYTHING TOTHAT EFFECT."(MATARESE FIELD STANDUP)SO WHAT CAN YOU DO IF YOURTRAVEL COMPANY OR EVENT WON'TGIVE YOU A REFUND?YOUR BEST BET IS TO APPEAL, THENESCALATE, AND FINALLY DISPUTE.-------------APPEALING CAN BE AS SIMPLE ASCALLING CUSTOMERSERVICE.ESCALATING MEANS CONTACTING ASUPERVISOR....THEN SENDING AN EMAIL TO THECOMPANY,WITH A COPYTO THECOMPANY PRESIDENT.DISPUTING MEANS FILING ACOMPLAINT FIRST WITH YOURCREDIT CARD, THEN THE BETTERBUSINESS BUREAU, ANDFINALLY THE STATE ATTORNEYGENERAL.WE ARE HAPPY TO REPORT THATAFTER WE WORKED WITHEULA WILLIAMS....FRONT IERAGREED TO EXTEND THEIRVOUCHERS.AND GROUPON AGREED TO REFUNDMICHELLE HARPERS CONCERTTICKETS.WE HAD NO LUCK WITH VRBO...WHICH IS ONLY GIVINGVOUCHERS, NO FULL REFUNDS.(JOHN ON CAM)TO PROTECT YOURSELF... TRY TOAY BY CREDIT CARD, NOT CHECKOR DEBIT.THAT WAY YOU CAN DISPUTE ACHARGE SO YOU DONT WASTE YOURMONEY.

I'M JOHN MATARESEACROSS THE COUNTRY AMERICANS ARERETURNING TOTHEATERS AND ARE BEING GREETEDWITH NEW MOVIES.CHRISTOPHER NOLAN'S TENET ANDTHE X-MEN SPINOFF "THE NEWMUTANTS" ARRIVED IN THEATERS.IN ITS FIRST WEEKEND AT THE BOXOFFICE, TENET OPENEDWITH AN ESTIMATED 53 MILLIONDOLLARS GROSSED INOVERSEAS MARKETS.THE MOVIE RELEASED IN COUNTRIESSUCH AS EUROPE SOUTH KOREA ANDCANADA.COMING UP NEXT... A FINAL LOOKAT YOUR FORECAST.ONE DAY YOU COULD LOOK ATSATELLITE.THAT'S ACCORDING A NEW REPORT BYTHE NATIONALSCIENCE FOUNDATION.THE REPORT CLAIMS LARGECONSTELLATIONS OF BRIGHTSATELLITES COULD CHANGE THEAPPEARANCE OF THE NIGHT SKYTHAT'S VIEWED FROM EARTH.AN ESTIMATED 107-THOUSANDLOW-EARTH ORBIT SATELLITES ARESCHEDULED TO BE LAUNCHED INTOSPACE IN THE NEXT DECADE.SPACE-X SUGGESTED THEIRSATELLITES WOULD BARELY BEVISIBLE IN THE SKY.BUT ASTRONOMERS AND STAR GLAZERSSAY THEMETAL DEVICES REFLECT THE SUN'SLIGHT AND CAN APPEAR ASBRIGHT AS STAR CONSTELLATIONS.ACCORDING TO THE AMERICANASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY-- THESATELLITES COULD EVEN CAUSEPEOPLE TO BELIEVE THEY ARESEEING A U-F-O... BECAUSE THEYARE SO VISIBLE IN THE SKY.THANKS FOR JOINING US HERE AT11..HAVE A GREAT NIGHT!

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