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november 4th. >> i'm alan gionet. great to have you with us. here's what's happening right now on the cbs4 morning news. >> they're old. they need to relate more and they don't relate. >> we're close. four days from election day and former president bill clinton comes to colorado today. his mission to get young people out to the polls. could a shootout in denver have been prevented? what we've learned about an incident in lodo where hundreds of fires were shot leaving one man dead. degrees in the denver area. most mountain towns are in the 20s. a storm system is moving towards colorado. we'll talk about what it means for your weekend coming up. no crashes on the highway this morning. i-70 and kipling here. we'll show you drive times coming up in a bit. with four days left until election day the campaigns hit colorado once again today and this is a sign colorado is yet again a key battleground state.
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to town. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, britt. that is right. colorado is again rocking as a swing state. this morning both parties will zero in hoping to sway those undecided voters. this morning bill clinton campaigning for his wife in pueblo, followed by afternoon events in denver and fort collins. also set to make three stops in colorado is former presidential candidate dr. ben carson. s colorado springs. he's then going to head to castle rock and cap off his jam packed day with an appearance in aurora. the rush for some last-minute face time in colorado comes as the most recent poll shows the race tightening here. a university of denver poll released wednesday showed clinton and trump basically in a dead heat. if you had any doubts about colorado being a swing state, the fact that both bill clinton and ben carson have scheduled a
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colorado is crucial in this election. also taking part in a big campaign push is senator bernie sanders. he's actually headed to colorado on saturday. he's going to make stops in colorado springs and aurora, stumping for hillary clinton. we've got all the details and we'll continue to follow these visits up until campaign day. live from the capitol, jamie leary, cbs4 thank you. how it was one of the busiest days yesterday for both democrats and republicans. >> reporter: with just days to go, hillary clinton and donald trump are waging a battle for the white house on multiple fronts. >> maybe we'll see even more history made in a few days. >> reporter: clinton in north carolina playing off the historic world series victory of her hometown cubs. and trump in north carolina.
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trusted. >> reporter: key supporters for each nominee fanning out across the nation. president obama stumping for clinton in florida. >> she made me a better president. >> reporter: and tim kaine speaking spanish as he made the case for hillary clinton. >>(translator): hillary clinton is ready to be president for the whole community. >> reporter: ted cr with mike pence in michigan. >> we are five days out and it's all about turnout. >> reporter: melania trump in pennsylvania. >> he could not sit by and watch anymore what was happening in our country. and that is when this campaign, this movement, began. >> we are working hard on our election night coverage. tuesday we'll start with a
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we'll have live national coverage until 10:00, followed by cbs4 news at 10:00. for live local coverage, join us and our election partners, colorado public television 12 at 7:00. our entire team, including us morning folks, will be on hand with the election results and reaction from the party headquarters. that starts at 7:00 on channel 12. we'll be streaming all this on cbsdenver.com. has learned about a potential terror threat for monday, ahead of election day. sources say u.s. intelligence has alerted task forces that al- qaida could be planning attacks in new york, texas and virginia, all possible targets. though no specific locations were mentioned. the sources stress the intelligence here is still being assess. its credibility hasn't been
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of an abundance of caution. 5:04 on this friday. let's get a check of weather and traffic now. >> good morning to you, britt. good friday morning, everybody. still very dark outside. sun will be up at 7:32. with the time shift this weekend, sun will be up at 6:30 on monday morning. so will be a lot brighter for the morning commute. 43 the temperature outside in downtown denver. colder to the north. erry at 31 -- erie at 31. few clouds moving in south. you can see a storm system between albuquerque and phoenix, bringing snow to the san juan mountains. other mountain areas, including the i-70 corridor, won't see that much snow. we'll get details coming up. today will be a beautiful day. lots of sunshine. 9:00a.m., 49 degrees. lunchtime temperature 65. and a high today of 71. that's a quick look at your weather. full weekend forecast is coming up. now let's check in with joel hillan for the latest on your traffic.
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to like it. hopefully we can keep this friday drive going all the way through that morning commute. here we are across the denver metro area. only delay now is northbound along c-470 along the hog back from ken caryl to bowles, they've been doing ongoing paving work there. southbound coming into town, nine minutes from thornton to denver. on the 29th of july a deadly shooting involving hundreds of shots place in lodo. >> now a cbs4 investigation is trying to determine if it could have been prevented. here's our brian maass. >> reporter: it was a night of contrasts. in lodo a popular hip-hop show. across town -- >> how easy is this? >> reporter: donald trump rallied supporters at lowry. worried about protestors. police crafted plans to deal with trouble. they called for specialized
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be present. after action reports indicate the trump rally was noncontroversial, ending at 8:00, so there was nothing more for the gang unit to do here. but there was plenty to do in lodo. promoters of this show notified denver police of potential problems. lots of gang members at the show. that was relayed to the lieutenant running the gang unit, ron mcdaniel. but according to information obtained by cbs4, he subordinate check social media which didn't indicate problems, so he sent them home, three to four hours before the end of their shift. >> it was a bad decision. >> reporter: after the show ended outside a gang war broke out. some 200 shots fired from 18 weapons. cars, buildings and people were shot. >> over 200 shots in that amount of time, like 20, 30 seconds i think that was more
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armstrong died in the parking lot. in documents police wrote the death might not have happened had there been a visible police presence. deputy chief -- >> there were no gang unit officers available? >> there were no gang unit officers to respond, that's correct. >> reporter: we shared what we found with armstrong's mother. >> if you see a police officer, you're going to freeze up. you're going to be like, you know, just, you're not going to you're not. >> reporter: lieutenant mcdaniel admitted sending officers home that night hours before their shift ending with a warning of potential gang violence was a bad idea. he was penalized six days pay. >> according to your documents we have a life that was lost because there was no policing. >> reporter: community activist charlotte evans -- >> that's a slap on the wrist.
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made and i don't think he'll ever make that decision again. >> lieutenant mcdaniel did not respond to our messages. he remains in the denver gang unit. the chief calls him an excellent officer who had no previous disciplinary issues. there is technology to help you avoid getting sick. coming up, we'll show you apps to deal with cold and flu season. long time mortgage rates are rising and google wants to speak to
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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 to his out-of-state donors. over 30 colorado business leaders called tipton's plans, "a serious threat to the outdoor recreation industry 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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"what's your position on equal pay for women?" "it's too early in the morning to ask that question." "you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. blood coming out of her wherever." "i think that putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing."
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go through the roof." "so you treat women with respect?" - "uh, i can't say that either." - "alright." priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. welcome back. flu season is approaching and monitoring the spread of the virus with the latest technology could help you avoid
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so. here's the tech minute. >> here are a few apps and web sites to help you stay one step ahead of the virus. sick weather for android and ios is like a weather forecast for flu, scanning social media for status updates when people get sick. it alerts you when you enter a sick zone and has a live map highlighting illness reports. another app how they feel and the accompanying app targets by location to give an update on the flu level in your area. there's a vaccine area to find the closest place to get a shot. interactive maps for each state, you can check activity levels. coming up at 6:00 we'll get a chance to see this week's
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affirmative action. here's a little sample. >> my name is garrett and i'm going to be doing the weather. this is my five-day forecast. on wednesday it's going to be partly cloudy with a high of 75 and a low of 50. and on thursday it's going to be the biggest day of the week, it is going to be sunny with a high of 80 and a low of 52. >> step aside, ashton i'm ready to step aside. his graphics are fail-safe. i've had to reboot our computer twice this morning. his graphics always there. never any problems. i love it. good morning, everybody. 45 degrees outside in denver. sun will be up this morning 7:32. the view from lookout mountain, we have clear skies across the front range. really a fantastic friday. enjoy it. tomorrow clouds move in and there is a slight chance of rain. we really need the rain, i hope
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slim at this point. boulder at 39 now. greeley 27. also 27 in leadville. later on most mountain towns will top out in the 50s, if not lower 60s. we'll see 60s and 70s on the eastern plains and highs today will be a few degrees warmer in denver, the lower 70s. yesterday we officially topped out at 69 for a high temperature. you can already see cloud cover moving in from the south. it's all associated with this storm system the arizona/new mexico state line. upper level low. since it's coming from the south it's our southern mountains that will benefit the most. red mountain pass 3 to 6 inches of snow. the mountains surrounding telluride, ouray at least 3 to 6 inches. could be locally higher amounts above about 11,000 or 12,000 feet. accumulation elsewhere will be minor.
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corridor i think it could be an inch or two. mainly mountain areas south of 70 that see snow. up to steamboat or winter park, a few flurries, but not much. 6:00p.m. this evening, durango you'll see a lot of rain, and pueblo and trinidad rain tomorrow. colorado springs maybe a shower or two. the farther north you go, the chance for rain is smaller an coming in from the south. 71 today with sunshine. tomorrow a slight chance of rain, better rain chances south of monument hill. then sunday high of 70. next week lower 60s, sunshine, including for election day tuesday. here's joel. good morning. i-70 at central park boulevard, nice and wide open as you're making your way out to the airport. maybe you've got fun travels this weekend. i hope you're heading for pleasure and not for business. southbound coming down into town speeds into the 60s.
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i-70. along u.s. 36 along i-76 as well, i-270 at or near posted speed limits. no accidents or closures at this time in the morning. i want to take you up into the high country, a lot of folks will be traveling. earlier this week this was a different sight. this morning bone dry, should be great speeds. travel blog names denver international airport as one of the worst in the country. pointsky.com rated airports based on timeliness, accessibility to the closest cities and restaurants. it rated phoenix sky harbor as the best, laguardia the worse. dia was listed as eighth worst in the country. it's important to note that that blog did not poll travelers. instead it compiled lists based on faa and transportation
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just checked, stocks look off again ah you may want to get a move on refinancing or buying a home. >> mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest level in four months. freddie mac said thursday the ample 30-year fixed rate mortgage rose to 3.54%. still, rates remain at historic lows. some analysts predict rates will continue to rise, especially if the federal reserve raises its rate next month.
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dow dropped 28 points. the nasdaq lost 47. fitbit is slowing down. the fitness tracker stock sank to a record low thursday, after disappointing earnings report. the market for wearable devices is competitive and shaky. the research firm idc says global sales have been sharply lower than a year earlier. if you've always wanted someone around to answer your questions throughout the day, google's new home smart speaker may be for you. it can wake you up in the morning, give you the weather foreca, home gadgets. all powered by google search. the device goes for $129. google is releasing home nearly two years after amazon launched its popular echo smart speaker. that's your cbs moneywatch report. for more, go to cbsmoneywatch.com. the buffs will tell you it wasn't pretty, but they got the job done. last night they beat the
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personal fouls. colorado secured the win with this play late in the 4th. >> isaiah oliver cuts it back. he'll take it, touchdown. >> to the house. >> he took a punt return 68 yards for the touchdown. coach is happy about the win, but says the penalties are unacceptable. >> all the penalties we had was personal fouls that were selfish things that we'll definitely get corrected. we haven't lad that in the past and we will not have that in the future. >> they'll face arizona on the road next week. here's ashton and joel, we have weather and traffic on the 4s. >> good morning. it's time to check the travel forecast. the big issue in colorado today will be in the san juan mountains. not this morning, but later on, especially tonight and into tomorrow.
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mountains surrounding telluride and ouray and lake city. elsewhere in the region, no big problems expected. mostly sunny skies in the midwest today. kansas city gets up to 70 degrees. chicago almost 60s. atlanta 76. and 83 in orlando. no delays at the major airports. all in good shape now. let's check how our road situation is doing locally. here's joel hillan. good morning. no delays on that drive to the friend this morning. i-25 and arapahoe road, they've been doing road work, i don't know if you've heard. jersey barriers up and lights out and that might blind you a little bit. pena boulevard looking great. speeds into the upper 50s now eastbound along i-70 from i-25 to i-225. all right, joel. thanks a lot. 5:24. coming up next, former president bill clinton comes to denver today. we'll tell you where else he'll
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his wife's presidential campaign. typically getting a second opinion for an injury is never a good thing. broncos holding their breath after aqib talib getting a second opinion on his back yesterday in california. wade moving around gingerly these days. he suffered a fractured rib after being run over on the diego. wade joked he still has 23 good ones left. he's been joking about the incident, but is seriously contemplating a change to his game day routine. >> if i'm going to go out, i'd like to go out on an interception for a touchdown. that was my last play. i'm thinking about being in the box this week, just because i am in some pain and i really
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certainly. one college football note, cu a 20-10 win over ucla last night. ,, ,, it's no secret. donald trump isn't for us. and unfortunately, congressman coffman isn't, either. just listen. and as families struggle to make ends meet,
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it gets worse. coffman said he would support donald trump for president. and that's all we really need to know.
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is colorado still a tossup state in the presidential election? the surrogates are coming to town once again. still not the main candidates much. we're at 5:28. friday november 4th. we are four days from election day. a lot of you have already voted. i'm alan gionet. >> i'm britt moreno. a lot of you can't wait until
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let's get to ashton and figure out what the weekend is looking like. good morning, britt, hey there, alan. for the weekend it honestly won't be bad. not as pleasant as it has been over the weekends for the last four, five, even six weeks. clouds for tomorrow and a slight chance of rain and we really need the rain. moderate drought for the metro area. i don't think we'll see much. this morning 20s for most mountaints necessary this morning. coming up we'll talk about the details of the weekend forecast as the storm system currently in arizona moves north. we'll talk about the impacts it will have on our state. now let's get a first check on traffic, here's joel. the only thing to show you down about this time in the morning is construction. we have a few projects out there. along i-25 and arapahoe road, no lanes are blocked off, but you have the bright lights in
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thank you. cbs news has learned about a potential terror threat for monday ahead of election day. sources say u.s. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al-qaida could be planning attacks in new york, texas and virginia, all possible targets. although, no specific locations were mentioned. the sources stress the intelligence is still being assessed and its credibility has not yet been confirmed. but counterterrorism officials were alerted to the of an abundance of caution. more than 1.4 million votes in colorado. the campaigns are hitting our state again. it is a sign colorado is yet again a key battleground state. jamie leary live at the capitol this morning with a closer look. >> reporter: good morning, alan. if you had any doubt that colorado is a crucial swing state, this jam packed schedule

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