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police in paris shoot and kill a man who may have been about to attack a police station. a dramatic rescue this morning of 17 miners trapped nearly 800 feet underground in new york state. can a cup of coffee a day keep the doctor away? new federal guidelines on what makes a healthy diet. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. the man tried to get into a police station while armed with a knife, shot dead by officers. >> french police stop a potential terror attack. >> police say they thought the man may have been wearing a suicide belt. but officials now say it was fake. >> 17 miners trapped underground are safe and sound, stuck in an elevator 800 feet underground in lansing, new york. >> this is the second time in four days that china suspended training. >> a third el nio fueled storm
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>> up there on the hood, there he goes to safety. >> donald trump is saying that you had a canadian passport. >> not true. >> the war of words between donald trump and ted cruz is heating up. >> i'm doing this because i like ted cruz. we have a good relationship. >> doubts about north korea's claimed hydrogen bomb test. >> no powerball winner. saturday's jackpot will be an estimated $675 million, the largest in u.s. history. fire. the only way to escape was to jump from a window. >> new categories, favorite late night show host in this room right now. >> the 42nd annual people's choice awards. >> the ladies of "the talk." someone tried to steal the spotlight. >> and all of that matters. >> it looks like lil' kim is
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>> north korea claims it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. we have exclusive footage of the test. >> on "cbs this morning." >> we came back from a beautiful family vacation which i call let's pay a lot of money to go fight in a hotel. >> i've been there. >> let's fight on bikes. let's fight on paddle boards. it's fight about how well behaved those other children seem to be. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, paris police are investigating what might be a new attempt at terror. officers shot and killed a man with a knife outside a police station. cellphone video shows police quickly backing away from the suspect when they saw what appeared to be an expxpsives vest.
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carrying a picture of an isis flag. this happened exactly one year after the attack on the "charlie hebdo" newspaper. charlie d'agata is in london. charlie? >> reporter: good morning. police say a man armed with a five tried to enter a police station in paris before being shot dead by police. at first it appeared he was wearing a suicide belt. sources say he had wires sticking out of his clothing. now police sources say that was a fake. there is a bomb squad onsite just in case. this comes at a time when paris is on edge and high alert. it was a year ago today that two men, brothers, attacked the offices of "challengerlie hebdo." the whole place is now cordoned off. and at the moment police are treating this as a potential terrorist incident. norah? >> charlie, thanks. more breaking news, rescuers just wrapped up a complicated operation to save a group of
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in upstate new york. 17 mine workers spent hours stuck overnight in lansing. the drama unfolded in one of the deepest salt mines in north america. demarco morgan has more. >> reporter: good morning. the crane arrived on scene overnight to help in the rescue effort. it took emergency responders ten hours to bring the miners up. they were brought up 14 at a time. they're now safely above ground and rescuers say they're in good position. they got stuck in an elevator, trapped roughly 775 feet underground according to the ithaca fire department. that's about half the size of the empire state building. this all happened in lansing, new york, an hour south of syracuse. the mine is one of the deepest
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first responders sent down food, water, and blankets while the miners were trapped. the rescue operation wrapped up less than two hours ago. >> demarco, thanks. stock prices on wall street are dropping this morning. [ bell ringing ] >> the dow lost 300 points in the first five minutes of trading before regaining some of the lost ground. the s&p 500 and nasdaq are also down after another massive selloff in china. >> the shanghai index cleared over 7% overnight. stocks fell this morning in japan, britain, and germany. cbs news's business analyst jill schlesinger is with us to talk about what's causing all of this. good morning, jill. >> good morning. >> what's the fear here? and do you create more fear by shutting down your stock market? >> the big fear here is that the chinese government is actually seeing much worse growth than we know, and therefore they decided
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that makes their exports cheaper overseas. the fear is if they're slowing down, the world slows down, bad for stocks. i believe these new trading triggers they put in effect have really exacerbated the problem. what we know from these triggers, at least in the u.s. markets, is that when you put them in place for a short period of time, you let there be a breather, then markets can resume trading, that's good. but when you shut them down after just 30 minutes, it can really get the anxiety level pretty high. >> and the u.s. stocks took a little bit of a tumble in part china. what do you expect today? >> i think it will be a bad day. on monday we started off with a horrible day, it looked like we were on the road to a 3% loss. so whatever happens today, hang in there, chill out, don't make too many big moves. right now the u.s. economy is actually in pretty decent shape. we have no evidence of a slowdown, at least at this point. >> jill schlesinger, thank you so much. as the presidential race heats up, vice president joe
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what might have been. biden said on wednesday, "i regret it every day," when asked b an interviewer about his decision not to run. julianna goldman is in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the vice president did a round of interviews to talk about president obama's executive actions on gun control. but just months after announcing he wouldn't challenge hillary clinton for the democratic nomination, he made clear it's daily. >> i regret it every day. but it was the right decision for my family and for me. >> reporter: vice president joe biden conceded he's still conflicted about his decision not to run for president. >> i plan on staying deeply involved. we've got two good candidates. there's real robust debate between hillary and bernie, as there would have been if i had gotten in the raises. >> reporter: biden's remarks come three months after announcing he would not run for
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>> i believe we're out of time necessary to mount a winning >> reporter: the vice president always said it was the grief over his son beau from brain difficult. >> i landed in a military base and met a whole group of military families. and a guy in the back yells, major beau biden, bronze star, sir, served with him in iraq. and all of a sudden, i lost it. how could you -- >> reporter: days after he announced he wouldn't seek the white house, biden told norah o'donnell how his son felt about his running. >> some people have written that beau on his death bed said, dad, you've got to run, and there was this sort of hollywood moment. nothing like that ever happened. as a matter of fact, it was almost the opposite. it was almost, dad, you've got to stay strong because the family is going to look to you, dad.
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of praising bernie sanders and hillary clinton for debating the issues and not attacking each other personally, a not so subtle dig at the republican candidates. he made clear he's intent on staying relevant throughout this campaign. >> julianna, thank you. donald trump says ted cruz should ask a judge if he can be president. this is the latest twist in trump's new challenge to the canadian-born texas snortenator. major garrett is in pocahontas, iowa, where ted cruz will make his first campaign stop of the day. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ted cruz graduated with honors from harvard law school and was once a national collegiate debate champion. none of that has prepared him for the raging birther debate going on with donald trump or
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against all evidence, donald trump claims an aversion to birtherism. >> i'm doing this for the good of ted, because i like him, and he likes me. >> reporter: but for cruz, born in calgary, canada, to an american mother, the issue is a distraction. the real estate mogul offered cruz, a harvard-trained lawyer, some legal advice. >> you go to federal court to ask for what's called a declaratory judgment. >> reporter: cruz denied having a canadian passport and said the legal question is moot. >> as a legal matter it's quite straightforward. i would note it has occurred many times in history. john mccain was born in panama but was a natural born citizen because his parents were u.s. citizens. >> reporter: but mccain offered no help. mccain faced similar questions during his 2008 white house run due to his birth on a u.s. military base overseas. >> that's different from being born on foreign soil. so i think there is a question. i am not a constitutional scholar on that.
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into. >> reporter: in new hampshire, jeb bush called the issue phony. >> this is donald trump trying to put everybody into his own reality tv show. i'm not going to play it. >> reporter: rand paul says one thing is for certain. >> he is qualified and eligible to be the prime minister of canada. >> reporter: cruz is on a week-long bus tour of iowa, helpless to avoid the seeds of doubt trump is trying to plant here. cruz's strategy is simple. harvest votes wherever he can find them. in pocahontas county, 7,000 people live. in 2012, rick santorum carried this county is 101 votes. >> thank you, major, well done. the west coast is bracing for more rain had to morning. record rain flooded roads,
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el nio is expected to bring more scattered showers and lower temperatures today to southern california. ben tracy is in california at a ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. relentless rainstorms have caused mud to flow down from this canyon. they've had to bring in heavy machinery to stop the mudslides and clear it all out. the reason they're doing that is because this is a mobile home park. this mud comes down from the canyon, washes across here, and basically ends up in people's front yards. this has become such a problem here that firefighters decided to evacuate ten mobile homes just last night. record breaking rainstorms are now creating serious problems in southern california. firefighters scrambled to pump 8 inches of water out of this orange county driveway, while those in other flood-prone neighborhoods hope retaining walls hold up the hill sides behind their homes. >> we're up to about 6,000 tons.
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emergency crews are a lifeline. in arizona they pulled a man and his young grandson from their hummer after they were swept up in raging floodwaters. >> unbelievable. i thank god a thousand times. >> reporter: in the los angeles area, a utility worker was killed while responding to a service call during the storm. neighbors say he appeared to slip, falling onto live electrical wires. further north, powerful storms downed power lines and toppled trees. a lightning strike last night set this garage on fire. the storms have brought with them some much-needed relief after four years of drought. >> this is a good chance we'll see more snow this week than we did all last season. >> reporter: skiers are taking to the slopes in the mountains, while l.a. county is collecting below zero of gallons of stormwater to replenish groundwater supplies. in an average year how much water are you capturing in these places? >> on average we capture about
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in wetter years such as this el nio, we can capture easily two to three times that amount. >> reporter: the heaviest rain has moved out of the area, and much of southern california will start drying out over the next two days. but forecasters warn this is just the beginning of a very wet el nio winter. >> ben, thank you so much. south korea vows this morning to retaliate against north korea's nuclear test. it says it will resume propaganda broadcasts across the board. pyongyang faces growing doubt about its claim that it detonated a hydrogen bomb. house. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama told the leaders of south korea and japan that the u.s. response will be strong. but short of military action, it isn't clear h to stop north korea's expanding nuclear
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the nuclear blast sparked cheers in north korea. >> icon condemn it unequivocally. >> reporter: and condemnation around the world. u.s. officials made a flurry of calls to reassure allies. the u.n. held an emergency meeting to plan how to punish leader kim jong un for exploding an atomic device, a powerful addition to north korea's arsenal. the u.s. is skeptical of those claims. >> that initial analysis is not consistent with the claims that were made by the north koreans that they had successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb. we have determined that they conducted a nuclear test last night. >> reporter: u.s. aircraft flying out of japan will now test for radiation to determine exactly what type of device north korea exploded at a site tests.
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decades-long policy of slapping punishing financial sanctions on pyongyang to stop weapons development. he's also pressured china to rein him in. nothing has worked. financial sanctions are the likely option, but north korea is already the most severely sanctioned country in the world. >> margaret brennan at the white house, thanks. the restaurant chain chipotle is promising to cooperate with a federal criminal investigation into food safety. the probe looks into a norovirus outbreak last year. chipotle's stock fell 5% wednesday, dropping $21 to close at $426. its shares have plunged more than $300 since october. michelle millele is here with what the investigation could uncover. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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outbreaks have taken a bite out of chipotle's earnings. sales were down in the last quarter of 2015. now the department of justice is investigating the chain. exactly what it's looking for is still unknown. >> chipotle subpoenaed. >> news of the criminal investigation. ong with disappointing earnings sent chipotle's stock plunging wednesday. in a federal subpoena issued, chipotle was ordered to hand over paperwork from their restaurant in simi valley, california. an alleged norovirus made 200 people were sickened there in august. >> they tend to stem from a series of problems without adequate protections being put in place. >> reporter: several of these incidents have plagued the popular chain.
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more than a hundred students in boston became sick with norovirus after eating at one chipotle's restaurants. earlier in the fall, an e coli outbreak linked to the chain sickened people in nine states. >> consumers expect companies to be responsible, not perfect. >> reporter: the department of justice wouldn't comment on the current investigation. in a statement on wednesday, chipotle said, "we do not discuss details surrounding pending legal action. we will cooperate fully as the investigation moves forward." gayle? >> got it, michelle, thank you. the dream, keep hope alive, it lives on this morning for anybody who is hoping to claim that massive powerball prize. can you believe nobody won that big drawing last night for about half a billion dollars. this means the estimated prize for saturday's drawing is $675 million, wow, that's the largest jackpot for a lottery game in
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the odds of winning, really good, about 1 in more than $292 million. a woman from north carolina won the last biggest one. the federal government is out with new advice for a healthier diet. ahead, how favorite treats likecool. those winds have been bumping around since yesterday. we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. tetes are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers across the desert today and then a drier but chilly weekend is heading our way.
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she was forced out of a hospital despite complaints she couldn't breathe. ahead, the frightening moments a woman experienced moments before she died. the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this
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no match and no near. ahead a> mayor carolyn goodman will layout her plans for 2016 in her state of the city address later today. the mayor says there were a lot of successes... one of those... the growth of small businesses in las vegas. she mentioned its been a slow time coming out of the great recession... and the small businesses helped us pull through. some of the highlights she
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new pawn plaza on las vegas boulevard and tony hsieh's continued work downtown: ((mayor carolyn goodman // city of las vegas: we've seen some real forward steps. we find too that these 42 million plus visitors that are coming to las vegas -- there's a real excitement and energy to come downtown. because it's elbow to elbow. it's restaurant, tavern, place to go, hotel. one after another and the best thing that i saw was the remarkable gaming revenue that was coming into our hotels. )) ((kirsten joyce)) the mayor also says she's proud that once blighted shopping centers are filling up again... and foreclosed homes are being occupied. while there were a lot successes in the mayor's eyes, there were also some disappointment' s. some of those being the number of pedestrian deaths in the valley... failed push for a soccer stadium.///
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sandhill. you can use sahara and flamingo as alternates. delays coming down from north las vegas on southbound i-15. this is near the lake mead interchange. expect a slow ride through the spaghetti bowl. now we're on the west side by 215 and sahara. no tie- ups here either. < > < > < ((sherry swensk)) it's cool and somewhat clouds. southwest winds have been bumping around since yesterday. and we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers
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head so here is my impression of the white house. okay? i was hanging around there and i'm talking to them and then we try and leave and then don't let him leave. he can't leave. >> i literally can't'teave the white house?
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not unless it's all organized. guns and helicopters and, you know? he is like a guy captured by aliens. right? and the aliens bring him back to their planet. >> the planet white house? >> planet white. they keep him there. the only show they get is the "beverly hillbillies." so they build him a house and they say we have brought you to our planet to solve all of our problems because you have an incredible brain and he can do that. as soon as he starts to solve the problems, they go, "we don't agree with that." >> a good take from there jerry seinfeld. >> how good ask thatis that? >> planet white house. >> some truth in it too. new federal guidelines are out this morning for a healthy diet. we all want one of those. dr. holly phillips will show us the dietary suggestions just released, including how you could benefit from drink not one, not two, but multiple cups of coffee a day!
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plus, take a good look at this. surveillance images of a pair of armed robbers. investigators believe they are getting away with millions in jeweler. since the thieves are so easy to see, why is it so hard to find them? we will explain ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" reports on big cuts at macy's after a disappointing holiday season. the department store revealed the list of 36 stores nationwide it will close by the spring. more than 4500 jobs will be eliminated. the "los angeles times" reports on the gas leak in porter ranch. enhanced video shows a massive leak which was discovered back in october. thousands of residents evacuated the neighborhood. the emergency declaration calls for a thorough response to the gas leak by the state. it also requires stepped-up inspections for all natural gas storage facilities.
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reports on a grand jury indicting a state trooper who arrested sandra bland. rhine encinia will be fired. he pulled over blabbednd in july for failing to use a turn signal. he plans to plead not guilty. "wall street journal" reports on a huge global expansion by netflix and brought their stocks higher yesterday. it added 130 new countries including russia, india and singapore. it is in 190 countries now and they are adding arab and korean to the languages it supports but it is still not inside china. "the new york times" reports two of baseball's greatest players will join the hall of fame. ken griffey jr. was elect with a record 99.3% of the vote and the
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record for most home runs by a catcher. among those not making this year's cut? barry bonds and roger clemens. steroid use. the family of a woman who died after being forcibly removed from a florida hospital investigation. 57-year-old barbara dawson was admitted for stomach pain and later complained of shortness of breath and she died less than two hours after a police officer arrived to remove her from the hospital. elaine quijano of cbsn is here with more. >> reporter: barbara dawson was discharged by hospital staff in the early morning hours of december 21st when she removedfused to leave her room she called police to place her under arrest for disorderly conduct and trespass trespassing. >> walk out of here peacefully or i can take you out of here. >> reporter: barbara dawson said she was in pain and couldn't breathe.
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the blountstown police oxygen mask. >> let's take this offer. >> i can. >> no, you can't! >> wait! >> you have to leave. >> reporter: dawson arrived by ambulance to calhoun liberty earlier. angela donor was with her niece throughout the deal. >> i said she need her oxygen. no, she don't, she fine, she fine. [ screaming ] >> leave me alone! i can't even breathe! >> reporter: officer padlock suggested dawson was trying to invoice going to jail. >> behind your back. >> i can't breathe! no, i can't breathe! >> put your hands behind your back. >> i beg you. >> reporter: dawson collapsed outside of the hospital just feet from the police car. >> falling down like this and laying down, that's not going to stop you from going to jail. >> she is sick. >> she's okay. >> reporter: dawson remains next to the police car for 18 minutes.
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staff tried to get her in. >> she is just dead weight. >> lay her back and somebody grab her feet. >> reporter: minutes later, a doctor demanded dawson be readmitted to the hospital where she died. calhoun medical hospital continue to grieve the loss of a patient and setting up a medical and community task force to review better practices and better communication. >> in that piece, she was begging for help. >> reporter: martha smith dixon said her cousin was a pillar of her community. >> everyone knew barbara. she was a jewel. >> reporter: benjamin crump is representing dawson's family. >> nobody should die like this. today, it was barbara dawson. if we don't speak to this, it will be someone else tomorrow. >> reporter: barbara dawson was uninsured. a medical examiner found she died from a blood clot in her lung. hospital staff told police,
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discharged. a big impact at a time when two-thirds of americans are overweight or obese. dr. holly phillips is here with the recommendation. >> good morning. >> what is the big recommendation? >> i think the most radical change this year had to do with sugar intake. now, excess sugars have always been discouraged. but this year, the guidelines took it a step further and they actually put an upper limit on how much excess sugar we should have which is less than 10% of our daily calories. that translates into ruffle 10 to 12 teaspoons of added sugar a day. when you put it in context one soda or sports drink has more than 10 to 12 teaspoons sugar a
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the table. >> this is big because they have never gone specifically after sugar in this way. >> right. they have always said limit added sugar but now they said limited to exactly this amount or under. >> i think that is fascinating, because if you think about it, we have known the war on sugar exists but the idea that one can of soda or one sports drink could put you over the edge. i think that rings a bell for numbers. with one was the total fat intake daily. and the other was total dietary cholesterol intake daily. they got rid of those upper limits. but they are not saying have a high fat, high cholesterol diet. they want the focus to be on the bad fat, saturated fat and make
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calories and if we do it replace the bad fats with polyunsaturated fats we will take in less cholesterol and fewer total fat calories. >> what did it say about coffee? >> good news for java drinkers. i'll throw myself in this camp. they offered very strong evidence that moderate coffee consumption, three small cups, three to five small cups a day, they saw no link with chronic diseases and actually cited some evidence that coffee consumption could decrease the risk of diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. these are three to five small cups and not talking about the large mocha frosty drinks with the whip cream on top and the flavoring.
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the fbi needs your help this morning to find a pair of jewelry store robbers. terrorizing the south. you can see they are making no real effort to hide their faces. yet, investigators believe they have hit at least half a dozen times in five states. mark strassmann is at anuick get-away and hit the store when it first opens and there are no customers. this surveillance video shows one of the brazen thieves pulling off the latest heist earlier this week.
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late 20s or early 30s, locks the front door at a jared vault jewelry store in north carolina before making her way to the expensive merchandise. this was after the fbi says she forced two employees into a back room at gun point and zip-tied their hands. federal agents believe the woman and a man are behind at least six jewelry heists in georgia, florida, south carolina, tennessee, and north carolina. >> these are very well-planned jewelry store robberies. they are not just walking into the jewelry stores. they have some knowledge about the industry. i believe they are possibly bringing them to a larger city such as new york city or some of the larger cities where these theft rings operate from. >> reporter: authorities say the teen carefully inspects their targets. in panama city beach, the woman spoke with a woman the day before she was caught shoving diamonds and watches into a plastic bag. fingerprints. but for some reason, has never
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>> the most frustrating part of the case or the most challenging part of the case is the pictures are so clear and we have such good surveillance footage, that nobody has come forward yet with information to help us identify these people. >> reporter: it's believed the thieves have stolen millions in high-end jewelry. they tend to pick stores by the interstate, presumably for an easy escape using a different car each time to avoid further detection. >> with social media these days, somebody knows who these people are. they are using service in the their robberies could become more risky and violent. >> thank you, mark. i have a thorougheory.
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i think those are disguises. doesn't make sense you can see forward. when you catch them, i don't think she is going to have dark hair and i don't think she is going to wear glasses and i think he is wearing stuff. we will see. >> detective king! detective king! >> i have the king detective agency. whoopie. just a theory. thank you, mark. >> it makes sense. >> i was waiting for you to weigh in, mr. rose. potential new treatment for concussions to get teen athletes back in the game that doesn't ahead. plus, don't mess with the ladies of "the talk" especially on their big night. this is good stuff. the cool. those winds have been bumping around since yesterday. we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers across the desert today and then
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> ((sherry swensk)) it's cool and partly cloudy. southwest winds have been bumping around since yesterday. and we're still looking for showers, like the ones we're seeing in the foothills of the spring mountains right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............
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a drier but chill weekend i "cbs this morning." there's more there's more real news ahead. john dickerson looks at why donald trump is saying this now. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. french officials say a man brandishing a knife tried to enter a plifolice station in paris was arrested by police. the big fear is that the chinese government is actually know. just months after announcing he wouldn't challenge hillary clinton, the vice president made clear it's still something he thinks about daily. >> he says he's a natural born citizen because his mother is a u.s. citizen. i hope he's right. >> forecasters warn this is just the beginning of a very wet el nino winter. overnight, president obama told the leaders of south korea and japan that the u.s. response will be strong.
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april. the pair of jewelry thieves have a plan and they stick to it. american idol begins it's final season. >> now if you want to see mentally ill people sing, you'll have to go to the bus station. i'm charlie rose with gail king and norah o'donnell, paris police stopped what may have been a new terror attack. a man with a knife attempted to enter a police station in northern france, officers shot and killed him. >> paris was already on edge because it was one year to the day of the attack on the "charlie hebdo" newspaper. >> a man was shouting allah akbar before police shot him dead. two sources said he had wires sticking out of his clothes. but police say that belt appears to be a fake.
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in and the neighborhood is on lockdown. some of the city's transport services have been closed as a precautionary measure, this comes a year to the day after the attack on the newspaper "charlie hebdo." police say today's incident is more likely terrorism than a criminal act. the first votes in iowa aif will be cast in 25 days and a dispute between the two top republican candidates is heating up. donald trump says questions over ted cruz's citizenship could put the gop in jeopardy. cruz who was born in canada says there's no question he's a thal born u.s. citizen because his mother is american. >> the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a natural born citizen. people will continue to make political noise about it. but as a legal matter, it's quite straight forward. >> donald trump was asked if
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did to president obama. the republican front-runner president's birthplace. >> i have my own theory on obama. someday i'll write a book and it will be very successful. but ted should ask for a declaratory judgment because that will clear it all up. i'm doing this for the good of ted, because i like him, he relationship. >> cruz is probably saying please don't do me any vorsfa >> john dickerson is in washington. good morning, sir. >> good morning, charlie. john, what does donald trump think he's doing and accomplishing here? >> he's just doing this for the good of ted krz, his friend. he mentioned this once before during the summer about this question of ted cruz's birthplace.
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i said will you bring it up again, and he said only if he becomes in the time two. congratulations ted cruz, you're in the final two, which is the prize. so he's close enough that donald trump wants to raise doubts about him, wants to create issues, he's usually a counterpuncher e, in this case he's going after cruz without being provoked. >> and you see mccain weigh in, and is this essentially taking the knife in cruz's back and twisting it a little bit? >> mccain, you never know which of those two he would go after. but you're right, he's not a fan of ted cruz, so he's happy in this case to pile on a little here. >> okay, but, john, is there any evidence that this will work? and how does it work? >> here's to the way it would work, there's no evidence there's a real burning question among conservatives about the citizenship requirement for the president. the concern is if they are a
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set of concerns, so if people start to furrow their brow about this issue. but ted cruz doesn't seem to have that problem among conservatives. so if it were to grow some big issue it would be because people have some other concern that they can't articulate outloud and he doesn't have some sort of excuse for it. >> ted cruz is certainly not -- with the jumping the shark reference. >> he hasn't taken the bateit on any of these needless that donald trump has done. usually candidates have to respond, you don't want to be defined by your opponent, that's kind of in the playbook. but he's done the opposite and ted cruz has stayed away. it's interesting because if he were to engage and make this a big back and forth fight, there is the view among some that it actually gives weight to and people start to hear the attacks, the underlying attacks,
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start to believe the underlying attacks even when it's being debunked. so for right now he's going to stay away from these fights. >> what about the momentum in iowa? >> cruz has the momentum, because he has the support ideological and he has a very good ground game. he's doing very well there now. and his opponents are saying he's going to win in a landslide, they're trying to set the expectations super high, because if he doesn't win by a landslide, they'll say oh, poor ted cruz, he only won by 10 points. adele is getting ready for her new world tour. she just posted a new photo that getting fit.
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we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers across the desert today and then
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new thinking on new thinking on recovering from concussions, new research that could lead to a major shift on how doctors treat teenaged athletes with traumatic brain injuries. we have that next right here on "cbs this morning." knows i'm in over my head over my head eight seconds left in overtime, she's on your mind
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meant enduri concussions often go undiagnosed unre concussions often go undiagnosed and unreported. but there are 300,000 traumatic sports injuries in each year. sometimes it's just because the athletes are often eager to just get back in the game. doctors are exploring ways to speed up the recovery. >> reporter: the basketball court is just one of the places where doctors have seen an increase this concussions among young people. at the moment, there is no specific treatment for concussions, but researchers at the university of buffalo are
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exercise might just be that magic pill. >> is it giving you any symptoms? >> no. >> reporter: at the jacobs school of medicine in biomedical sciences, doctors interviews 15-year-old cameron for concussion symptoms. she got that concussion, her first, playing basketball. >> i was going to take a charge and a girl went up for the lay-up and pushed as she went and i fell back and slammed my head against the ground. >> does that hurt? >> the doctor examined cameron and invited her to join a my clinical trial on acute concussions among teens between 13 and 17, the allege group that takes the longest to recover. unlike most con cussed patients, most are prescribed exercise days after the concussion, instead of just rest.
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the exercise actually changed their brain from abnormal to normal. >> so cameron walked on a treadmill, every day for 20 minutes at a gentle pace while monitoring her heart rate. >> reporter: how could this be a game changer? >> we don't have a treatment for concussion right now, there's no pill you can take. right now all you can do is sort of wait until the symptoms go away. >> but in this case? >> in this case, we're studying the physiology of the brain and that this will actually speed recovery in kids with acute concussion. >> reporter: a concussion occurs when a blow to the head causes the head to move inside the skull, which can change to the way the brain functions. >> you see the spinale alale alal cord coming up into the brain stem. >> typically an mri does not show a concussion.
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that it's in younger athletes. >> pediatric neurologist barry kos soft i can says he's eager to see the study's results. >> yes, we'll have some guidelines and try to get them going faster and everybody can benefit, as long as it's done in a controlled way. >> 16-year-old goalkeeper julia whipple was one of the first to enroll and successfully complete the trial. back in september, she collided head on with an opponent. >> as an athlete, was it hard to not to want to push yourself a little bit more than you should. >> i'm used to do workouts with my team, so having to walk around at a specific pace was hard because i knew i wanted to go faster. >> dr. heavy vie says that's the biggest challenge. >> the risk is that someone who's doing this approach could do it too aggressively. that's possible.
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>> it's happened in some of my patients, but they learn pretty quickly that they can't really symptoms. >> julia's mother says she's glad to see her daughter is healthy and she's hopeful that this new treatment whether help young athletes safely compete again. >> the more information you have the better. it's your kid. >> the doctor was adamant that if you suffer a concussion, you shouldn't go out and exercise, remember, this is a study that they're conducting and it will be at least another eight months to a year before the results are in. >> that's really important information. >> we both shook at the same time, because that mother said, the more information you have, the better for your kid. there's a new year's resolution you might want to put on hold. we'll look at the% time of the year to join a gym an how you
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i feel like i have more energy. it was hard at first, but now if i go a day without working out, i miss it. >> i'm proud of us, guys. first week is the hardest. we are over the hump. joining that gym was the best decision we ever made. >> we never went back to the gym again. >> yes!
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>> that's real. >> how i met your mother gang never returned to the gym and gyms are counting on you not to show up as well. that's right. health clupb memberships at all-time high more than 54 million in 2014 but the percentage of members who never use the gym is a massive 67%. cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger it back at the table. good morning. >> good morning. >> if you look at the dynamics of this, the business model, they make sure that they sign up way more people than they have capacity for. >> absolutely. you know what? it makes sense because we are human beings and what do we do? we get say we are going to the gym new year's resolution and we sign up for the annual membership and project we will do that throughout the year. when most people blow it off after the first few weeks. the real issue is here you've got to be clear with yourself. how much are you going to use this gym? does that annual membership really make sense?
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and testing it out for a few months is a better idea and then do the annual membership. >> monday is the busiest day? >> monday is the busiest day. january, of course, the busiest month. so if you have not signed that paper work yet, i would advise you to wait because in february, when the gym empties out, you might be able to get a better rate.- in fact, many gyms offer the best discounts in the dead of summer when everybody is hanging out outside. so you want to check around and try to get a deal that is good for you. >> can you get some rider to your contract is asays you can cancel at well? >> most of them can but it's if you look back and say how many times did i use the gym last year? you have to be realistic. people ended up spending $17 per class they did or $17 per gym appearance, right? you can buy many of these packs for ten bucks a spot and so the
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exciting ways to go work out today, you may be better off skipping that annual membership. >> and paying per class. how can technology help us in this regard? >> i think this is huge, because, obviously, there is an entire industry that is actually built on us saying we want to be better fit people, right? so fitbit just introduced their newest device. we also have a lot of social communities that are built around sharing your information. we know that people who share their information about working out and weight loss tend to do better than those who don't. that is kind of a cool one. yeah. and the other thing that is really interesting about technology is there are all of these new services that allow you to stream. so you may be able to just go to a youtube channel called be fit and for free! work out in your home! how cool is that? >> i really like that. >> except one little problem. >> what? >> you still have to do it and that means you have to get up off of your touche. >> i like the advice you gave sign up for monthly. i didn't know you could do that. all morning we have been teasing for going for free.
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>> a lot of gyms will offer a try before you buy week. so you get to do a week. this is great. you go one for a week and next a week and another for a week. one of our producers here says she likes to that the first couple of months of winter and then she can throw owner sneakers on and run outside when it's springtime. look around and check your health insurance and medicaid may be covered as well and corporate memberships observe offer a discount. >> does cbs do? >> they do. >> i'll check that out. thank you, jill. leeonardo dahicaprio tells charlie why ((kirsten joyce)) > opening statements are slated to begin today in trial of a las vegas pastor accused of sexually assaulting young girls in his congregation. 59-year-old otis holland faces life in prison, if convicted. he pleaded not guilty to 17 counts including child sexual assault, lewdness, bribing a
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holland was on the run for years before being arrested in mexico in 2012./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and the homeless man in a murder- for- hire plot is scheduled to be sentenced today. in 20-12, former las vegas firefighter, george tiaffay paid noel stevens 600- dollars.. to kill his wife, shauna. stevens pleaded guilty and is slated to be sentenced at 9am. tiaffay, meanwhile, received life in prison./// ((kirsten joyce)) > metro police are searching for a man who they say was involved in several rental scams. detectives say robert comito advertised homes he didn't own on craigslist, trulia and other websites... then they say he took victim's properties. about comito... you're asked to call crimestoppers./// now we want to get a check on your commute < sahara. expect delays around the convention corridor as ces continues at the convention center. < left shoulder blocked on northbound 95 and russell.
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oh, now he is down! >> you couldn't do it. >> we had it, man. it was a high five that gotcha! yea! >> the reporter in utah didn't quite finish on his feet when he celebrated learning to ski and learn to ski in snowboard month. made it most of the way down and then chitty chatting and down he goes. welcome back. one reporter who is having no problem staying upright on a ski slope is our own don dahler. he is on a mountainside in pennsylvania's poconos where winter started late. >> where he is happy. >> can you talk and ski at the same time, don? that is the question. >> we are going to find out, aren't we? >> feel no pressure! we just saw a reporter go down. he'll show us how resorts in the east plan to win the battle with nature and win back business. plus, what makes you happier? saving time or money? dr. holly phillips is in our toyota green room with new research.
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difference and how the trend may be changing. that is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. bloomberg reports on a class action lawsuit against fitbit of false advertising. suit claims the activity trackers are inaccurate. one woman reported her heart rate was under by 50 points. >> at least 20 universities have banned or restricted hoverboards. school officials are concerned some could catch fire. at one university in new jersey any hoverboards found on campus will be confiscated. >> britain's "telegraph" prince george completed his first day at nursery school on wednesday. his mother the duchess of cambridge took photos for the family album. little george bears a striking
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resemblance to his dad. >> i'm pleased with the school of their choice. "the san francisco chronicle" reports a judge ruled a monkey cannot own the copyright to its own selfie. >> what kind of monkey? >> wakhak. this selfie was taken after picking up a camera owned by a british nature photographer. >> he is a very handsome dude! >> needs a little teeth whitening, though! the animal rights group peta want to use the proceeds from benefit. >> okay. >> there you go. >> all right. "the washington post" reports on new research showing wine may have a higher alcohol content than africa. experts studied more than 127,000 bottles sold over nearly
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they found in 1992, wines were 12.7% alcohol. by 2009 up to 13.8%. researchers say consumers taste for sweeter wine is leaving grapes on the vine longer makes them sweeter and more alcoholic. overall the studies find 60% of the bottles had more alcohol than listed. >> is this a good thing? >> it means happiness begins a little bit sooner. >> leonardo dicaprio is generating buzz this morning for his role in "revenant." he plays a capture man brutally mauled by a bear. i spoke with the director for my pbs program. dicaprio describes it as his most physically challenging role ever. this is what you said. i decided to embark on what i would characterize as more of a chapter of my life than a film commitment.
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and i think it was that for a lot of us. absolutely. >> a chapter of your life? >> yeah. >> did you come out of this experience with a different sense of how you and what was important? >> yeah. i mean, we looked at this -- all of the actors involved there for nine months in subzero temperatures in calgary, far off locations. we looked at this as a grand sort of artistic experiment. we have never been a part of something like this. we rehearsed meticulously all day long to pull off some very crucial and hard-to-do shots and hour and a half of live shots and natural theater and this propensity that we needed to keep up with. but worse than that was for all of us, it was just about allowing ourselves to put our trust in somebody else's unique
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was for us as actors, because a lot of this was thought about beforehand in great detail, but we needed to give ourselves over completely to something entirely new, and, you know, it created a great camaraderie between the entire cast and crew and director. >> but also the most demanding and toughest experience you've had as an actor? >> well -- >> by nature or physical? >> by nature of doing a movie, yeah. this was certainly the toughest film i've ever been a part of. >> the interesting thing about the performance, your performance is that you probably have said less in this movie. >> yeah. >> than most other movies you've done. >> right. >> i mean, it is about expression. it is about pain. it is about all of the things that you do with your eyes and your body. >> i thought what was interesting for me for an actor from the onset is how to push a narrative along without words. that is what was attractive, i
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it became about something different. when you're there, he set up a landscape for us so incredibly authentic. the people around us, the costumes, the actual locations that we were in, you do so much preparation beforeland learning about the time period and reading fur trapper's journals, you know, meeting men that were nostalgic about this period and look at the mountain man as almost a spirituality. once you get there and you're put in these conditions, it's just about trust and it's about trusting the director you're working with, and saying, you know, how are we going to persevere? what do we do day-to-day and you just rely on instinct as an actor and all that stuff, all of that preparation, all of the things you thought about sort of dissolve away, and that is what this experience, i think, was for the entire cast, was, you know, a trust in -- within one another we are going to do
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different sin matcinematically. >> everybody agrees he is a good arc. >> uh-huh. >> uh-huh. >> i don't know. gayle, you've seen the movie. >> i love this movie. loved it. i think he is going to win the oscar. he is very good good looking. that is part of the appeal but he is very good at what he does. he is also very smart. when you sit and talk to him about his acting and how he feels about the environment, something about him that is extremely likeable. you like good, smart, good looking guys who are talent. my prediction right now he is going to win the oscar this year, finally. >> smart, good looking and talented. >> there is no downside. >> we can all wish, can't we? >> that's right. you can see more of my interview with leonardo dicaprio tonight on my pbs program. no winners last night
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it now sets at $675 million. time is worth more than money. our dr. holly phillips is with us again. holly, good morning. >> good morning. >> they weren't setting $650 million in front of you. i think we would think that might alleviate some pain. >> make you very happy. >> i don't think it will dissuade anyone to play the next time. >> how do we value time and money affect our happiness? >> this is a really interesting study. right? so researchers did six separate people. some of them asked specific questions like, would you choose an apartment that is more expensive but requires a longer commute to work? or an apartment that is less expensive with a very short commute to work? and they did all of these exercises to figure out who values their time more than money and who value their money more than time. now out of all of these people they looked at, about a 50/50
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some valued time and somelly significant. >> doesn't it matter where are you in life? when i was younger and given the choice between vacation or pay, i always took pay. now that you're older and a little bit more financially secure, if you asked me the same question, i would definitely take the vacation. >> absolutely. gayle, you really nailed it. what is interesting here is things like gender, income, marital status. those didn't seem to change whether or not you valued money or age. age did. older people were much more likely to save. they would choose time over money. >> what is older, holly? >> but, gayle, what is interesting is this may change. millennials are more than ever demanding a better work life balance. >> that's good. >> they would choose happiness and they would choose flexible work hours even over talks of pay and money. >> i think you need to have a great thing that occupies your passion.
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have loving and supportive people around you. charlie, one other things that they found here is people who value their time make choices around that. they choose jobs that may give them more flexible work hours but they also may at that time love. so time spent on the job is also enjoyable time. >> are people becoming less >> not necessarily. but there is a huge body of research which shows experiences bring us more happiness, longer lasting happiness, than material things. counterintuitive. >> the experience of doing things. >> experience, right. spend your money on a vacation, it's a little counterintuitive. you spend your money on vacation after a week, it's over and done with. a couch will last longer but it doesn't bring you more happiness. >> go for the vacation rather than the new piece of furniture. >> i get it. i totally get it. thank you, dr. holly. snow lovers in the northeast, winter did not come soon enough. i'm don dahler. the warm weather has kept the
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pretty much in hibernation. now that it's gotten colder, the business is going downhill -- in a good way! that is coming up on "cbs this morning"! >> look at that don dahler! skiing and talking at the same time! and staying upcool. those winds have been bumping around since yesterday. we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers across the desert today and then a drier but chilly weekend is heading our way.
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december's record warmth in the northeast wasn't welcome by everyone. that is especially true if you like to do anything in the snow. but a colder january is finally helping the east coast ski season get under way. don dahler is in the pennsylvania poconos on shawnee mountain which opened to skiers on wednesday. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. these are the days i really hate my job! shawnee mountain was absolutely covered with snow by thanksgiving the past two years. but now, because of this heat wave that we have been going through in december, they had a hard time getting people on the slopes until january. now, though, it got cold and skiers are rejoicing. for this group of joyful skiers, you can go ahead and mark january 6th as the best day of the year. that is because snow has finally arrived on the poconos shawnee mountain. well, not real snow. but a machine-made blend of
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now covering a third of the slopes, thanks to frigid temperatures. >> we are anxious to get this season started. it's, you know, it's a tough go this year. >> reporter: jim todd is a magazining partner at the shawnee mountain ski area. in his 35-year career here there hasn't been a season quite like this. >> tourism is the most important up in the pocono notice. >> reporter: but from a cabin named hope, he looked towards the brighter and colder future this winter and his machines could deliver. does it feel good to look out and see the big machines blowing snow? >> it's terrific. i live close by so i can hear them at night and listen to that hum. i know when it's just from experience when it's really making some good snow. we are optimistic. three-quarters of the season lies ahead so we are looking forward to a good january and february. >> reporter: but december disappointed just about every ski resort in the northeast, where the number of usable trails is still only 43%.
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skiis skiable out west. this is footage of my family skiing in wyoming a few weeks ago where the snow was over 11 feet deep. can you blame this boom or bust season on the el nino weather pattern which kept temperatures high and dry in the east. here? >> coming here about 40 years. my kids and my grandkids learned here to ski. >> reporter: douglas has concede shawnee since it first opened in 1975. he has never waited so long to get on the mountain. been a slow start this year? >> a pathetic slow start. >> reporter: this late season freeze hasn't held up those eager to hit the slopes but never every local business connected to the ski economy. >> right now, it's not at all as close to what it was last year. >> reporter: nicolette laboy works here where sales have not only stalled, they have dropped
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and for those resort employees as seasonal as the snow, it's been no vacation. >> the past few years, we have opened black friday. so to open this late is not typical. >> reporter: nicole fox is shawnee's more than 150 seasonal employee who went more than a month without pay. what is it like for you when you haven't gotten that phone call and end of january comes around? >> what it's like for me, it's just hard. i'm not used to starting this late in the season. it's hard. you know, there is bills to be paid. >> reporter: that is the one that hurts the most. >> having to tell people, gee, we just don't have work yet. >> reporter: in winter's long awaited arrival, jim sees an opportunity for crowds looking to make up for lost time. calling in sick to school? >> i hope! that is okay! take a snow day. all right with me!
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a lot of resorts are offering online incentives to convince people even though it hasn't been snowing, it doesn't mean gayle? >> at least they figured out a way that people can do that. >> great story, don. >> nice assignment, don. >> i'll say.
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we will be right back. that does it for us. be sure to tune into the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley
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>> can you see((kirsten joyce)) >.t-mobile announced the new las vegas arena will officially be named "t-mobile arena." the cell phone carrier made the announcement a few hours ago. the las vegas band, the killers, and wayne newton are scheduled to headline the grand opening on april 6th. the 20- thousand seat venue is located on the strip behind the monte carlo and new york- new york.
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exclusive access to seat upgrades, early ticket sales.. and fast track vip entry./// > today... mayor carolyn goodman will layout her vision for 20-16 in her state of the city address. the mayor said there were a lot of successes in 2015. one of those... the growth of small businesses in las vegas. she mentioned its been a slow time coming out of the great recession... and the small businesses helped us pull through... some of the highlights she mentioned... rick harrison's new pawn plaza on las vegas boulevard and tony hsieh's continued work downtown: ((mayor carolyn goodman // city of las vegas: we've seen some real forward steps. we find too that these 42 million plus visitors that are coming to las vegas -- there's a real excitement and energy to come downtown. because it's elbow to elbow. it's restaurant, tavern, place to go, hotel. one after another and the best thing that i saw was the remarkable gaming revenue that was coming into our hotels.
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the mayor said it's important for her to keep changing things up in the new year to keep people coming to town. tonight's state of the city address will be held inside city hall tonight... starting at 5pm. we';ll carry it live on 8newsnow. ((kirsten joyce)) > the nevada public utilities commission is scheduled to hold a hearing today... on the new solar rates.. after 2 groups asked the commission if they could submit a petition for reconsideratio n. solar city annouced it's laying off 550 people due to the new net metering rate. they are also closing their new training center in west las vegas. and just this morning, "sunrun" announced it's also ceasing all operation in nevada due to the rates.. leaving hundreds of people out of a job. governor sandoval says his office is working to help employees find new jobs./// < ((sherry swensk)) it's cool and somewhat cloudy. some showers are forming over the far west side of the valley right at the base of the spring mountains.
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bumping around since yesterday. and we're still looking for showers today, but we're on the drier side right now. ........ more snow showers in the mountains today with that winter weather advisory in place until the afternoon hours. ......... we've got colder air and any winds will keep it feeling colder today. temps are in the 40s right now for the valley. ............ scattered rain and snow showers across the desert today and then
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