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captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs >> quijano: the sprint to the finish. reaching out to african- americans. >> why wouldn't they vote for me. >> quijano: while clinton invites the press on to her new plane. >> i'm so happy to have all of you with me. b i have been just waiting for this moment. >> qno hermine ruins labor day weekend for millions. >> no ocean for us. >> quijano: a young boy's murder may be solved, but why did it take 27 years.t and going up, life without limits. >> what does it feel like when you got to the top? >> it felt really cool. just like i was flying or something.
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>> quijano: good evening, scott is off tonight, i'm elaine quijano. this is our western edition. a race that began more than a year ago has just 64 days left, with a new urgency this labor day weekend. democrat hillary clinton got help on the campaign trail from her husband, the former president. also a vice president, her running mate and a former opponent. republican donald trump was joined by mike pence. both parties, ohio was the focus. the trump and clinton planes were even spotted on the tarmac in cleveland at the same time. major garrett begins our coverage. >> reporter: donald trump and running mate mike pence greeted large, enthusiastic crowds amid food huts at the canfield fair in the typically democratic stronghold of youngstown, ohio. the throng circled trump and pence and shouted their labor day approval for a gop ticket that aims to cut deeply into blue collar northeastern ohio. >> we're going to bring jobs
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>> reporter: the four days ago drew vice president joe biden an comparatively smaller crowds, trump met with reporters for the first time in months on his private jet and summed up his labor day pitch. >> we're bringing back jobs. jobs is the whole thing. it's going to be so vital to this country to bring back our jobs. our jobs have been taken like grant took richmond. >> reporter: with that civil war reference trump also addressed w how to win aan hispanic votes with a thinly defined civil rights agenda. t >> the democrats haven't done it.e the level poverty is 40%, the youth can't get job, 58% unemployed, i'm going to fix it, why wouldn't they vote for me. the democrats get their votes every four years and then wave i'e bye. i'm going to fix it. r >> reporter: trump also implied fallary clinton is weak for failing to meet as trump did with recent flood victims in baton rouge or mexican president
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go to louisiana. and she didn't have the energyo to go to mexico. she should have gone to mexico.h and she should have gone to louisiana. >> reporter: trump was also asked if he would participate in all three presidential debates. >> as of this moment, yeah. i look forward to the debates. i think it's an important element of what we're doing. >> reporter: after leaving these fairgrounds trump told us theow size of the crowd and itsed enthusiasm convinced him he can win ohio.we who now happily call themselves trump supporters.t but elaine, here the climb is still very steep. president obama carried this county twice with more than 62% of the votes. >> quijano: major garrett, major, thank you. >> hillary clinton spent much of august raising money out of public view. today she was back on then campaign trail. here's nancy cordes. >> reporter: clinton kicked off labor day with a new ride and some new travel mates.
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t now with little access to the candidate. and forth between the two.rt >> no, i don't, nancy, look, everything i did at the state department i did in furtherancet of america's interest and ourrt security. the state department has said there is absolutely no evidence of any kind of external and iny and i know that the people who worked with me were devoted as well to pursuing the foreign policy that the obama administration set forth. >> he managed to turn his trip to mexico into an embarrassing
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supporters went after trump in other battleground states. vice president biden in pennsylvania. >> he really does believe thatum workers make too much. >> reporter: clinton's running mate compared trump to nixon. >> even richard nixon produced his tax returns. >> reporter: the trump campaignm likened clinton to nixon over the weekend after fbi documentse revealed that her computer specialist deleted an email archive three weeks after news of her server broke last march. clinton was peppered with campaign plane. >> mrs. clinton, do you feel that you contributed to the d perception that there were these blurred lines between the state >> reporter: clinton goes into the fall with an advantage in most battleground the latest cbs news battleground tracker has her up four in norta carolina and up eight in pennsylvania. nancy cordes, cbs news, cleveland. >> quijano: tonight hermine isgh still causing trouble after
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they're still cleaning debris along the florida panhandle. thousands are still in the dark. at least three people were killed in the south. the northeast was spared the high winds as the storm headed out to sea. but hermine is still sending large waves crashing in newd. england. here's demarco morgan. >> reporter: as hermine turned up the northeast, she put a fizzle on the unofficial last day of summer. thrashing waves and dangerous rip currents kept most beach-to goers from new jersey to cap cod out of the geraldine dry spent the weekend at coney island. >> no ocean for us. you step on to the water but the lifeguards were looking at us so we had to run off. >> reporter: hermine kicked off with a punch, a cat one hurricane that came shore early friday morning in florida with 80 mile per hour winds and dumped up to 18 inches of rain. it quickly lost steam as it veered through the carolinas. still, tropical storm warnings were issued for shoretowns up
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overnight, rough waters brought to this royal caribbean cruiseship headed from new jersey to bermuda. passenger derek peterman. >> when you see the crew on a cruise ship starting to get dizzy and sick you know it hasre gotten pretty bad. >> reporter: the owner of the beachcomber restaurant in r wellfleet, massachusetts, is relieved to be spared by the brunt of the storm. any concern when it was moving frup florida. >> pretty much from the beginning they thought it would stay east of us, which was fine with me. >> reporter: this slow-moving system is packing 60 mile per hour winds off the coast of new england. and could make landfall by wednesday. elaine, it's expected to head back out to sea later this week. >> quijano: demarco morgan, demarco, thank you. >> a new hurricane formed today in the pacific. newton is about 200 miles southeast of cabo san lucas, tracking toward the baja peninsula. remnants could hit arizona by wednesday. >> today president obama flew tu
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at the g-20 summit in china. the president had hoped to strike a deal with russia toyr stop the fighting in syria but that did not happen. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama left his 90 minute meeting with vladimir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think itc would actually work. >> reporter: putin pulled backmi at the last minute from a ceasefire deal in syria. turning down the u.s. offer to a coordinate air strikes against terrorists. but mr. obama would even consider making such an extraordinary proposal shows ho powerful vladimir putin has become. >> good evening, everybody. >> reporter: on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippine president rodrigo duterte, the white house called it off after the leader publicly insulted president obama. >> then speak speaking ink tagolog he said he called thesi
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t if questioned about the extra judicial killing of more than 2,000 suspected drug runners since july. the president said he was aware of the insult. >> i have seen some of those colorful statements in the pastc and so clearly he's a colorful guy. >> reporter: elaine, the whiteus house says that president obamau will instead meet with south korea's leader to discuss north korea's latest ballistic missile test.ja >> quijano: margaret brennan, margaret, thank you. first by a sitting u.s. trip. laos paid a terrible price during the vietnam war aser american bombs rained down in a secret campaign. as adrianna diaz learned the wounds are still fresh.r: >> reporter: try telling brong yang the war ended 43 years ago. in july, the eight year old picked up what he thought was a ball. instead, it exploded.
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found by some child. r >> reporter: channapha chamvongsa has made it herhe life's mission to get rid of the millions of unexploded bombs still littering laos. a >> this is a volatile problem. if we could get them out of the ground there wouldn't be death and injury in the future.pp >> reporter: during the vietnam war the u.s. dropped 270 million bombs on neighboring laos in part to cut off north vietnamese supply routes. cratfr om laos is the most heavily bombede country in the world per capita. on average, bombs were dropped here every eight minutes for nine years. chamvongsa has lobbied the u.s. congress and raised millions tol clear the land. one acre can take more than two months to clear. >> it took seconds for the bombs
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to clear it. >> reporter: in the chaos after the war, chamvongsa and her family fled to the u.s. when she was six. but when she learned about the legacy of the u.s. bombing campaign, she knew she had to return. >> i would hope that, you know, little children would be able to walk to school without having to fear that they might not return at the end of the day. >> reporter: a bomb killed voici fandon's grandson in 2008. >> there was so much blood, she told us, she was just five years old. the family is now afraid to work their land. >> there's so much work to be done. we're going to be able to finish this job if people continue to be committed so that children like brong yang can play outside without consequences.
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>> quijano: american shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in a half century. that is good if you have a t family to feed. not so good for farmers. here's manuel bojorquez. >> reporter: heather buen says putting food on the table has gotten easier. >> definitely less painful to go to the store. >> reporter: the texas mom tracks what she spends each week and says savings on staples lika bread and eggs add up. w >> i would say i can save anywhere in about $25 to $50, sometimes on my grocery bill in compare son to last year. >> reporter: the average price of a dozen eggs has dropped from $2.57 a year ago to $1.54, down nearly 40%. a gallon of milk is about 40 cents cheaper. a pound of ground beef, down about 50 cents. the reason?d the nation's food supplies have been steadily growing whilema demand has declined in major overseas markets like china where a strong dollar has made
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>> it's good for u.s. consumers like buen but not food producerd like pete bonds of texas who owns one of the nation's largest cattle operations. >> 18 months ago these cows were worth $3,000, and probably worth $1,500 now.u >> that loss in value for you means? >> several million dollars.on >> reporter: several million dollars. >> >> reporter: he says it is a price drop smaller ranchers may not survive. the government has already tried to boost the dairy industry by buying 20 million dollars worth of cheese that will now be whether that is enough depends on how long prices remain lower in the grocery aisle. michael buyers is c.e.o. of fiesta mart. >> i think that's anybody's guess right now. what we're hearing, it could gou on through the end of the year an possibly into the first part of next year. >> reporter: but not everything is cheaper. elaine, the price of some fruits and vegetables has actually increased due in part to a draught in california. >> quijano: manuel bojorquez,
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where wetterling's remains were located as part of an ongoing plea agreement. david unse is a reporter with st. cloud times. >> i think they were waiting until they had definitive proofe names have come and gone inee between the time of the abduction and where we are todah such that there were other people who looked like they were good suspects.ew >> reporter: court documents show authorities interviewed heinrich at least three times beginning just months after the abduction. tire marks from his car wereth also consistent with those at the crime scene. he was never charg >> reporter: i have always believed that they have been associated. >> jared scheirl was kidnapped and sexually assaulted nine months before jacob disappeared. authorities found dna on the sweatshirt scheirl wore that day. investigators then searched heinrich's home and discovered child pornography. >> they said the good news is we have your guy. the bad news is, statute of limitations exist in your case and we cannot prosecute him.
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nt incidents there in 1986 and 1988. one of those sick times was troy cole. >> i got a statement to the city police the night it happened and i never heard anything back from there is only one unanswered question now that i want tot th know, is why didn't they do anything about it.te >> reporter: this is the spot jacob was abducted from nearlys three decades ago. it's just blocked from his family's home. and many here say that they wilr never get over this tragedy, the wetterlings did release ahe statement earlier today saying that they have received ant bu outpouring of support but they are still deeply grieving. >> quijano: heartbreaking story, jamie yuccas, thank you. >> next, another star athlete has joined colin kaepernick's anthem protest. k's
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determination. >> what does it feel like when you got to the top. >> it felt really cool. like i was flying or something. >> his chance to fly was madeo possible by eric gray who founded catalyst sports which teaches climbing to people with all kinds of disabilities. >> it just brings me joy to see that, you know, to see people push themselves and just go as far as they >> reporter: the ropes kth progress is all their >> what is the hardest part of this, john? >> remembering to breathe. >> remembering to breathe. >> dr. jonathan lessin has had parkinson's for 13 years. >> yes, get it. nice.up left foot up. >> reporter: climbing, he says, is the perfect therapy. >> it's like you walk in and you feel stiff and you feel like you can't walk.u and you climb and you are making big movements, stretching your
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and you feel like you can run out of here. >> reporter: gray who lost anbi eye to cancer calls climbing an equalizer. >> you see a lot of people come in a wheelchair and all of a sudden they leave the wheelchair behind, you can't tell whether they have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy or spina bifida it just looks like i someone's >> reporter: just ask channelle houson whose spine was broken in a car accident. >> when you first started, what did you thin >> i didn't think that i would get to the top, that's for surea >> reporter: and how far did you get. >> i made it to the top. it was a big challenge and i did. so i'm proud of myself. with no legs. >> reporter: no legs, but here all you really kneeled is heart. chip reid, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. >> pure fortitude. that's the cbs evening news for this labor day. i'm elaine quijano. scott will be back tomorrow. good night.
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a series of break- ins in the southeast valley. ((paul joncich)) >> what neighbors are doing to make sure they don't become the burglar's next victim. ((christianne klein)) remembering the legacy of a former clark county commissioner ((paul joncich)) >> what harry reid had to say about the trailblazing spirit of thalia dondero. ((paul joncich)) >> plus... more concerns... over blasting in southern highlands. ((christianne klein)) >> the safety worries some nearby homeowners are voicing... after the blasting was temporarily halted./// holiday. but not a warming trend begins. could we reach the 100's again? the answer coming up on your weathernow forecast
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heading back to southern california... and it's looked like this basically all day. ((paul joncich)) >> many of the visitors... and many locals as well... made their way to lake mead for some fun in the sun during the long weekend. thousands of people took to the water to swim and ride jet skis. there were also plenty of patrols on the water... making sure people were wearing life vests and staying safe. ((christianne klein)) >> one thing people had to deal with though is some smoke in the air thanks to a wildfire burning in southern california. this video was shot yesterday... when we saw the worst of the haze. clear just yet... people with breathing problems are being asked to limit their time outdoors./// ((paul joncich)) let's get to tedd florendo... we saw a dip in temperatures today... are coller temps here to stay? ((tedd florendo)) ((( winds have actually helped. we have seen less smoke today than over the weekend. still a slight haze in the air, but the winds also not as strong as yesterday. temps this morning dropped as low as 69 at mccarran.


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