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great to have you with us. this is the news on morning. this is thursday, november 3rd. the world is still turning. predator and prey are not living together. the chicago cubs have won the world series. >> it was an incredible way to end it. fans in chicago are likely sill celebrating as the cubs win the world series for the first time since 1908. ben zobrist with this hit to
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one. both teams had incredible story, it's kind of sad one had to lose. we'll have more highlights and reaction in a few moments. thanks for joining us. i'm alan gionet. >> i'm britt moreno. here's our ashton altieri with the update on the forecast. it's a little cooler out. >> it is a little cooler out. you'll notice the difference. we have 39 degrees outside cbs4 here downtown this morning. it's 40 over at lookout mountain. our camera there pointed towards downtown denver. clear skies on top of us. we'll see a today. official sunrise 7:31. today and tomorrow will be pleasant. then changes for the weekend. weak storm system moves into colorado. we'll talk about what that means and have your full fiveday4cast coming up. now let's check in with joel. nice drive across the denver metro area. we are watching a little more volume and that's starting to slow things down between u.s. 36 and i-70. we'll look at the drive times coming up in a bit. thank you. a denver church is vandalized for making a political
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first time. our shawn chitness is live in denver with reaction from church leaders. and you see the sign behind you. shawn. >> reporter: britt, good morning. it is still here, the black lives matter sign here at this church with red paint all over it. this is first unity church. this is again, not the first time this has happened. almost to the day a year ago this church was actually hit for the same reason, having that sign up there and someone deciding to have red paint as the way this church. some of the stains from the vandalism in 2015 are still present. this time leaders with the church say it might be more meaningful to leave the sign the way it is, serving as a reminder the challenge of those supporting this cause face. a police report has been filed. but they worry they can't find the person responsible because there is no surveillance video.
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systemic racism has been a part of our national dna since before its inception. yes, that has not changed. >> reporter: that was the reverend here at the church. we also reached out to the local chapter of black lives matter. they say they're not ready yet to comment on this most recent incident here at the church. live in denver, shawn chitness, cbs4 morning news. thanks. today presidential campaigns will try to pull in late votes as we stand now of days from election day. donald trump, jr. is going to be in colorado today and tomorrow former president bill clinton will make stops in denver. hena daniels has the latest. >> reporter: hillary clinton was greeted by 15,000 supporters in arizona wednesday night, pitching her vision to minority voters. >> imagine having a president
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disabled, insults latinos, african-americans, muslims, pow's. >> reporter: president obama campaigned for clinton in battleground north carolina yesterday, where african- american voting rates have had a slow start. >> i hate to put a little pressure on you, but the fate of the republic rests on your shoulders. >> reporter: in florida latino early voting is up 139% from the same time in 2012, driven in part by trump's comments about mexicans. but new polls show florida is essentially tied. >> in six days we are going to win the great state of florida. >> reporter: donald trump had his own warning for voters if hillary clinton wins the race. >> if hillary clinton were to be elected, it would create an unprecedented and protracted constitutional crisis. >> reporter: in an team to woo women, trump's wife melania will be back on the campaign trail today in the crucial
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since being accused of plagiarizing first lady's michelle obama at the republican national convention in july. hena daniels, cbs news. time for weather and traffic. here's ashton. >> good morning to you, britt and good thursday morning, everyone. 30s and 40s around town as we get this day started. erie one of the cold spots. 2 degrees below freezing. 30degrees there. out at the airport we have 39 and morrison is at 43 there along 470 on the west town. our cbs4 weather watcher tom clays westminster reporting 40. harold in parker has 42 in eastern douglas county. at the bus stop it will be chilly for the kids. make sure they are prepared for 30s. mostly sunny skies and light wind at the bus stop. let's get a check on the traffic. so far so good, right? somebody knock on wood,
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denver metro area. let's hope we can keep it that way. cars cooperating nicely. starting to load up and that is slowing down speeds a bit. speeds in the 70s, dipping down into the 60s and patch of yellow, just gets a little slower on the approach to i-70 southbound along i-25. now nine minutes from thornton to denver. across the denver metro area, cherry and steele, a tree down on the roadway. watch out for that. ongoing road work we've been watching as they've been moving way along c-470 along the hog back. watch out for that. drive times now, if you're heading eastbound along i-70 from golden to denver, 13 minutes. thank you, joel. yesterday republican vice presidential candidate mike pence made a stop in loveland. political specialist shaun boyd spoke to him about undecided voters.
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colorado. >> reporter: mike pence told a crowd in loveland it's game on. >> until very recently it seemed like he was out there fighting on his own. now this movement is coming together. colorado is coming together. we're going to make donald trump the next president of the united states of america. >> reporter: but the path to victory remains narrow. colorado factors into almost every math. >> how critical is the state of colorado? >> colorado always looms large in our national elections, but i think particularly so this year. i think donald message that's resonating with people here in colorado. people that believe in economic freedom, people that believe in ruged individualism. >> reporter: hence, trump's oliver branch to conservatives appeal to a party divided. >> the time has come for us to say with one voice to fellow republicans, come home. >> reporter: his closing argument aimed at those still on the fence leaning towards trump. >> whoever is the next
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supreme court for the next 40 years. that's for real. so colorado, we've got work to do. you've got six days to do it. >> reporter: this race is hardly over. if trump is able to offtwo to three bigger states, the race will come down to a collection of smaller states and colorado is prominent among them. no so many times and they haven't ruled out another visit monday. no ruling on colorado's -- yesterday opponents asked a judge to issue a restaining order so the law won't be enforced. the judge did not make a decision, so both sides will be back in court today. the law has been around 125 years to prevent people from selling their vote. now the highlights that
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heartache is over in chicago. the cubs are waking up as world series champions for the first time in 108 years. >> the celebrations in chicago have been largely peaceful. the cubs not only came back from being down 3 to 1 in the series, but cast out benzenist pounded a double -- ben zobrist pounded a double to put them up. the indians narrowed the lead to one. then this, kris bryant made the offbalance play to first. he's out. 8-7the final. the cubs are your world series champions for the first time since 1908. this is ben zobrist's second straighted world series win. he won last year with the
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cubs this offseason and winning the series mvp honors. >> it's like a heavy weight fight, man. just blow for blow. everybody playing their heart out and the indians never gave up, either. and i can't believe we're finally standing after 108 years finally able to hoist the trophy. >> i'm waiting for cubs' fans to wander the wondering what now? plans for an epic victory parade in chicago underway. >> some cubs fans may be even calling in sick this morning. can you blame them? fans outside wrigley field going crazy after the win became official. the crowds poured into the streets to celebrate. the bars were packed and
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there were even some tears flowing down some happy cub fans' faces. you know this guy, bill murray, was in the cubs' locker room after the big win. here's what he had to say to some reporters. >> people actually tripping. at a time like this it gets emotional, you forget there are curbs and you trip and fall. >> he showered reporters in champagne and asked them to take >> unbelievable. the cubs won it two years in a row last time in 1907 and 1908. lot of excited cu buff fans. colorado takes on the bruins tonight. buffs enter the game as heavy favorites. team already has accomplished one goal by qualifying for a bowl game for the first time since 2007. but the buffs want a shot at playing for a pac 12
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7:00. 39 degrees this morning in denver. >> a tragic story to tell you about this morning. women and children among 19 victims, now 20 we understand, dead in a train crash in pakistan. coming up, why they fear they're going to find ,, ,, to keep our communities safe, we need a district attorney like jake lilly --
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i'm running for congress to stop the sale of our public lands. coloradans should have the freedom to use this land for ranching, hunting and fishing, not watch it sold off to the highest bidder. scott tipton wants to cut off our access to these lands for generations to come, killing thousands of jobs. i approved this message because i won't let that happen. weather and traffic on the 4s. it is a chilly morning. temperatures in the 30s. still whoever normal for this time -- above normal for this time of year. 38 degrees downtown denver. sun will be up at 7:31.
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from the loveland city area from yesterday. 3inches of natural snow yesterday morning and getting cold enough at night that the snow guns are able to do what they do efficiently. i think loveland can open shortly, if not by this weekend, certainly next week. keystone set to open the end of next week as well. 22 degrees up in leadville. you can see what i'm talking about with plenty of cold air in the mountains at night for the snow guns. avon 27 right now. it's 26 in limon and 36 near e burlington a beautiful day ahead for you. 72 in kit carson county later on. sterling 71. 70 in la junta. meanwhile, most mountain towns will top out in the 50s, if not lower 60s. upper 60s, close to 70 for denver and the front range. after our chilly start it will turn out to be a gorgeous day for us. look at this big swath of moisture that goes from texas all the way up into new england. few weather related delays possible today on the east coast, including around philadelphia and new york because of rain.
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some of this moisture is actually making its way back towards colorado. here's why, there's an area of low pressure near tucson, arizona this morning and over the next 24 hours that low is going to move north, towards the four corners region by tomorrow afternoon and then all the way through saturday. as that happens it's going to spread moisture over our state. the mountains will see light rain and light snow from tomorrow night into saturday. probably saturday night as well rain and snow in the mountains. 2to 4 inches above 10,000 the mountains, but we'll take anything we can get. the front range and eastern plains, light rain showers expected, but most will stay south of monument hill. all the way to trinidad. and the far eastern plains saturday. small chance of rain in the forecast for denver and even smaller chance farther north towards fort collins. today in denver mostly sunny.
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i know you won't forget, your known has a different -- phone has a different time on it. we move the clocks back an hour. it's my favorite weekend of the year. and it marks either the time my stove is finally right or is going to be wrong the next four months. southbound coming down into town, it's just starting to load up and that's slowing down underneath i-70. along i-70 itself, seeing more volume southbound coming down into town we have speeds into the upper 50s. ten minutes, now just 9 minutes from 120th to i-70. we watch along i-270, where it starts to load up first in the eastbound direction. but we have speeds into the 60s. that's a good sign of what is to come. across the denver metro area, watch out for a tree if you're traveling along cherry at
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southbound along i-225 looking good. take a look at the drive times from the east, northbound along i-225 from mississippi to i-70. thank you very much. we have breaking news we want to bring you this morning. two american service members are dead after a raid in afghanistan. afghan officials say it happened during an assault on taliban fighters. 26 civilians died and 65 and now we are awaiting word on any identities. we could hear more later on today from nato and pentagon officials. at least 20 people are dead, including women and children in a tragic train collision in pakistan. officials say the number of dead will likely climb as at least 50 others are injured. bodies are still trapped inside that train. you can see how bad it is. it happened in the early morning hours in the southern port city of karachi. one train was parked, another
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why the second driver didn't stop. there is a concerning spike in a polio like illness in several children in washington state. the outbreak is similar to one we saw two years ago here in colorado. at least two children in washington have a rare condition known as afm. seven others might have it. one of the kids died over the weekend. doctors here at childrens hospital colorado tweeted 12 patients with afm in 2014 and they noticed the cases co respiratory illness caused by a virus. >> this is a rare condition. it's something that we need to take seriously in the research and scientific communities, because of the potential for long-term and disabling consequences. >> there are many other viruses that can cause afm. the centers for disease control says it is important to have kids wash their hands often and make sure vaccines are up to
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dedicated find public servants today. early yesterday they were gunned down in separate attacks. now a suspect who was known to police is awaiting charges as we try to understand why it happened. here's our daniel nottingham. >> reporter: the manhunt for scott green, who police say gunned down two iowa police officers overnight, ended quietly along this rural road, when he gave himself up to an employee of the state department of natural resources. of the dnr, presented his i.d. to that employee, and asked that that employee call 911. >> reporter: greene was wanted for killing two police officers. the first just after 1:00 a.m. in urbandale. the second, 20 minutes later and 2 miles away in des moines. police say they were ambushed. >> definitely was an opportunity for -- wasn't an opportunity for these officers
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sitting. >> reporter: green was no stranger to law enforcement. police say he was issued a warning for trespassing at a football game at his daughter's high school for waving a confederate flag during the national anthem. >> he had picked some people of color to wave it in front of. they didn't complain to us, but people in the crowd that felt that was offensive and he should be removed. >> reporter: police took greene to a hospital after he condition. charges have not yet been announced. danielle nottingham, cbs news, urbandale, iowa. >> police say they don't yet know how many weapons greene may have had access to or how
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,, ,, ,, scott tipton -- our congressman? or is he a real-estate agent for big-money campaign contributors? tipton sponsored a bill to give away our public lands
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called tipton's plans, "a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry and...thousands of jobs." gail schwartz will defend our public lands and won't put colorado's future up for sale. house majority pac is responsible
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welcome back. it's 5:54 here on this thursday morning. we're checking in with our cbs4 weather watchers, including gary lindstrom up in summit county. he lives on the north side of breckenridge. it's 19 degrees at his place
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perfect for making snow and so many of the resorts have been running the snow guns overnight. keystone opens a week from tomorrow. loveland should be open in the next week. chilly on the north area. there is a chill in the air, but dry. 9:00a.m. we'll be up to 43. by noon, 62. and a high of 68. certainly beats our 62 that we had yesterday. warmer coming up tomorrow. 'l day forecast coming up in -- fiveday4cast coming up in the next hour. as we approach the 6:00 hour we're seeing it load up southbound coming into town. if you watch the cars, far left lane and the express toll lane, probably not worth the price of entrance along that stretch, at least now. you can get into town fine. eastbound along i-70 great speeds as well. 12 minutes from c-470 to i-25. thanks, joel. the force of star wars is coming to denver. >> if you're not a cubs' fan
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costume exhibit this week. our lauren whitney got a sneak peek. >> reporter: they're straightening the jedi costume. >> you'll get different moments and different opportunities to see upclose the really incredible craftsmanship and detail of a lot of these costumes. >> reporter: this is a battle scene between several jedi warriors and fighter. >> when the visitors come through, they get the sense of they've walked into a battle. and by doing that, the robes need to be fluffed out, to look like they're in action. >> reporter: this traveling show from the smith sewnon focuses -- >> the exhibit opens on
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cbsdenver.com. that is also where you can find ticket information. thanks for joining us this thursday morning. 39 degrees in denver. here's what's still ahead. jamie is live. >> reporter: breaking overnight, a teenager on the run intentionally hits a state patroller's vehicle, and a chase. a church vandals. and it's not the first time it happened. some college students in colorado are asking questions about their future. their school suddenly closes their doors and they want to know what will happen. the cubs buses have arrived back in chicago. we'll see their return to wrigley this morning, as i
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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i'm michael bennet, and i approve this message. narrator: what do you really know about darryl glenn, the fringe republican candidate for senate? darryl glenn doesn't believe in climate change. he's for eliminating the department of education. and glenn wants to outlaw abortion even in cases of rape and incest. reporter: glenn says if he's fortunate enough to go to capitol hill, he has no interest in working across the aisle. darryl glenn: i'm running against democrats. i'm running against evil. r colorado. woman: after all donald trump has said and done... she ate like a pig... you can do anything. i moved on her like a b***h! woman: trump's just so disgusting and degrading. he's bragged about assaulting women, and he's the republican nominee for president! and congressman mike coffman said he didn't know if donald trump's a sexual predator. come on. look, we just can't vote for coffman or trump.
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of this advertising. good morning, i'm britt moreno. this is the news at 6:00. breaking from overseas, two american military members killed in an aapparent military style assault in afghanistan. a police say a teen driver tried to intentionally cause a trooper to crash. plus-- this is going to be a tough play. bryant. the cubs win the world series. >> we've checked, the sun will come up this morning, the earth continues to spin on its axis. the cubs celebrate their first world series title since 1908. plus, it is a chilly start to the day.

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