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cup-- not just for billiona we just didn't know. give it the opportunity and the opportunity comes along and we'll be ready for it. >> the america's cup not just for billionaires and sailing fans, see opportunities for dozens of bay area job seekers. parents on alert after a man tries to run away with a 2- year-old. our first look at a sketch of the suspect. and a boat goes up in flames. the risky coast guard rescue on the bay. and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. this summer's america's cup race is in san francisco will bring in millions of dollars to the bay area economy and while some think of it as a blue blooded sport, the event will be a boost for the city's unemployed. kpix 5 anne makovec was in san francisco today where lots of people turned up loping to sail
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away with job. >> reporter: among the dozens of people filling out job applications today we found debbie anderson. >> my big skill is people communications, i've dealt with multimillion dollar deals for years. >> reporter: after the new america's cup pavilion. >> as a woman that came from high -- high yield income it's difficult finding a job. >> reporter: she used to represent a fruit company making international deals. the jobs available here? ticket takers and maintenance workers. and every time she goes for an interview, she hears the same thing. >> you almost seem overqualified. >> yeah i'm very overqualified actually. >> reporter: but a job is a job. carl gordon knows that. he's already got two of them. >> my current job is part-time -- 3 # hours a week and i also work from home doing business development on my own. >> reporter: he's looking for a third in a job market that's still proving difficult five years after the recession began. >> just to give it the
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opportunity and the opportunity comes along and we'll be ready for it. >> reporter: the competition is tough for job seekers. >> it's really difficult. >> reporter: but good for hiring managers. >> the more professional and the more people that know the city and can help give recommendations and give directions it just enhances the guest experience overall. >> reporter: i'm reeducating myself and rethinking. >> reporter: for now even for $10.55 an hour she'll take what she can get. >> i have no idea. i have to start somewhere. >> reporter: they are still accepting applications for jobs here at the pavilion. find out more information on the website., click on links and numbers, in san francisco, anne makovec, kpix 5. and they're looking to hire between 100 and 150 people. the jobs run from may through october of this year. well, four men are recovering tonight after being rescued from a burning boat in san francisco bay. police say the men were fishing on board the pleasure craft off candlestick point when it began taking on water. there was fuel stored on the boat and when they restarted
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the vessel, it triggered an explosion. another boater who watched the rescue says fire is one of the biggest dangers aboard a motor boat. >> the smoke is very toxic. because you have resins, fiberglass, you have chemicals and you have wood you have fuels. a lot of things that burn. carpeting. so there really -- boats can be quite volatile. >> one person was taken to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. the three others were not hurt. a developing story in pittsburgh right now. a man hunt is underway for the suspect who tried to kidnap a 2- year-old girl from her front yard. this search is centered on an area near the girl's home on snow flake way. police have been canvassing the neighborhood since yesterday afternoon. police say just before 2:00, a man grabbed the toddler as her mother watched her play and he then started running. he dropped the toddler into some bushes after the mother yelled after him. long time residents say this is
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a first for the neighborhood. >> i wouldn't say it's something that we certainly hasn't happened here before. and you know we lived here -- we've lived here since the development was built so yeah very unusual occurrence. >> investigators say the girl is traumatized but otherwise unharmed and police just released this sketch of the suspect. he is in his 30s and he is described as clean shaven, with collar length dirty blond hair. he was wearing a green shirt and blue jeans. other bay area headlines, oakland police are looking for a suspect in a triple shooting. one person was killed and two were injured near children's hospital last night. witnesses say they heard up to 20 gunshots. one of the injured victims is in critical condition. it happened just a block from where a mother was shot and killed wednesday in front of her 4-year-old son. last night, shootings is the 32nd homicide in the city. and police in belmont are looking for a bank robbery suspect. investigators say this man held up a still bank on the avenue
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just before 6:00 last night. the suspect is described as thin and light skinned, wearing a ski mask. black jacket, and dark jeans. well, there has been an arrest in the case involving poisoned letters sent to president obama, a u.s. senator and a mississippi judge. as cbs reporter ines ferre reports i would comes just after charges were dropped against another man. >> reporter: the fbi arrested james everett dutschke at his home in mississippi overnight. hours after this photo was taken. agents searched his house and the studio he owned this week. as part of the investigation into ricin tainted letters sent to president p and other officials. -- obama and other officials. during that search the 41-year- old denied having anything to do with the poisoned letters. >> this is just crazy. this is just insane. >> reporter: the letters which tested positive for ricin were september to the president and -- sent to the president and senator wicker of mississippi.
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a tainted letter was also sent to an 80-year-old mississippi judge whose family dutschke has clashed with in the past. charges were initially filed against an elvis impersonator named curtis but were dropped tuesday. >> i would like to move on with me life and find out what normal is again. >> reporter: curtis claims he had been framed and blamed dutschke. the fbi would not say what they found but dutschke is charged with developing, producing and possessing a biological agent or toxin for use as a weapon. he faces life in prison if convicted. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. the fbi has wrapped up its search on a landfill related to the boston marathon bombing. it is near the university of massachusetts dartmouth where the suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev was a student. the investigator won't say if they recovered anything. meantime, we're learning the suspects' mother was added to a federal terrorism data base
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along with her older son 18 months before the attack. an officials say russian authorities secretly recorded a conversation in 2011 in which one of the suspects discussed jihad with his mother. new york city officials will begin searching for human remains next week two blocks from the world trade sent. it come after yesterday's -- center. it comes after yesterday's discovery of an aaron's landing gear -- airplane's landing gear in an alley behind a mosque site. investigators say the rusted landing gear is believed to be from one of the september 11th hijacked planes. lost at sea for 14 hours. we're now hearing from the bay area man and his sister whose ship sank in the caribbean. the survival trick they used to make it to shore. >> and the biggest players in washington collide with hollywood stars for a night of laughs, a look at the white house correspondents' dinner underway right now. >> from the kpix 5 weather center. good evening everybody.
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roberta gonzales here to remind you it's going to get warmer and warmer and in fact we'll pinpoint the warmest day with the seven day pinpoint forecast as the news continues on kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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turned into a fight for the the bay area man and his sister are happy to be home after a fishing trip turned into a fight for their lives. dan suski of san francisco and his sister kate were fishing off the coast of st. lucia in the caribbean last monday. they jumped off the ship be life preservers after the boat started sinking. they swam for 14 hours before reaching land. the siblings arrives back at miami international airport overnight. >> see land off in the distance and started swimming that direction. and then it would disappear intermittently. as we swam. but we felt the wind behind us and tried to use that as a gauge for direction. >> doctors treated them for dehydration. they also suffered severe tendsnitis and abrasions on the backs of their necks from the life preservers. relief is in sight for air travelers. today the faa says it suspended
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all employee furloughs which means air traffic facilities will be back to normal staffing by tomorrow evening. it comes a day after congress passed legislation allowing the agency to withdraw the furloughs. president obama called it a band-aid fix. he used his radio address today to urge congress to act on the sequester cuts. >> members of congress may not feel the pain felt by kids kicked off of head start. or the 750,000 americans projected to lose their jobs because of the cuts or the long- term unemployed who will be further hurt by them. but that pain is real. >> republican congressman from pennsylvania called for replacing the sequestration cuts with smarter ones. he also pointed out the faa could have found other ways to cut spending. well, the annual mingling of the washington press corps and the power players they report upon is upon us. and this is a live look inside the washington hilton where things are getting underway. the white house correspondents' association dinner lets politicians and the press kind
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of make fun of each other. it's also a journalism awards and scholarships banquet with 16 college students receiving tuition help. conan o'brien is this career's host. -- year's host. a nationwide crackdown on drugs and it all started with what is in your medicine cabinets. ♪ >> and you get a free concert from one of the country's biggest stars. where bay area fans got up close with blake shelton. >> wow that was great. good afternoon everyone. today was warmer than yesterday. but not quite as warm as it will be tomorrow. your pinpoint forecast as the news continues right here on kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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an eight year old boy. hit in the chest little league officials in sonoma county are buying defib raylators. the boy was hit in the chest by a pitch during a game in roanoke park two weeks ago. the blow disrupted his heartbeat and he collapsed. fortunately two paramedics were able to revive him and the defibrillator shocked his heart back the normal rhythm. little leagues are buying their own machines in several cities. authorities in several communities are taking drugs off the streets one old prescription at a time. law enforcement agencies in martinez, concord, nava doe and santa clara all took part in national prescription drug takeback day. they could drop off the old or unwanted prescription drugs and organizers say the martinez event collected roughly more than 10,000 pills in addition
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to medicinal liquids and pet medications. and blake shelton gave a free concert in san francisco this afternoon. ♪ there was a catch of course. the concert was part of a grand opening celebration for a new microsoft store in the west field mall downtown. in order to score the free tickets you had to go to the score earlier this week to fick them up. -- pick them up. i told my kids go out and play. it's a golddy longs day. just right. it was gorgeous. >> it was perfect and just perfect for those concerts as well right? i interviewed blake about a month ago. >> oh the country music awards he's hysterical. >> he's a free -- san francisco, blake shelton, what aedine day you had today. good afternoon everyone. good evening now. let's head on outside and it's our live kpix 5 weather camera looking to the bay waters where a small craft advisory is in
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effect. officially sun down is at 7:57. as a day that was just perfect as far as our average high temperatures are concerned. and right now, we are in the 50s through the 60s. and it is 70 degrees in santa rosa and 82 degrees in livermore. let's focus in right there on san jose downtown. 72. the winds are out of the northwest at 13 miles per hour. with crystal clear skies. but it will become overcast. we already saw the clouds gathering at the immediate seashore. sunny and warmer for your sunday. a dry weather pattern for the extended weather forecast even though right now we have the suggestion of the clouds lining the coast. it did not keep the people away because the clouds retreated and they came out in numbers. and boy, even with that small craft advisory along the coast, the boats are out on the bay and enjoying the warm weather and we're going to continue to see the warm weather each and every day. all the way through this time next week. bright sunshine for your sunday.
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80 degrees at santa cruz. the westerlilies will kick up 10 to 20 miles per hour. area of low pressure to the north of the bay area. we actually even had an eddy to the south of us. meanwhile the next approaching trough is way out here. this will bring the temps down just a couple of degrees by tuesday. but until then, our numbers are going up. that's after they go down tonight. into the 40s and few low 50s. 52 degrees in mountain view and again we will have the saturation of the low clouds and pouching along the -- patchy fog along the coast and well into the bay. 49 degrees overnight in flout the trivalley. reaching highs tomorrow into the mid 80s. again right now it's 82 in livermore today. tomorrow however, warmer at 86. 87 degrees in fairfield but i'm forecasting 90. 90 degrees. that will be the outside number in morgan hills. 70 in san francisco. a repeat performance again on monday. just looked at her and she went wow. tuesday, that's when that trough reaches to the bay area putting a dent to the ridge of high pressure but then it expends and rebuilds.
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and some of the warmest weather so far this season will be on friday. tomorrow great day to get on out to the baseball park and get our oakland a's back on the winning track. lots of bright sunshine. game time 1:05. game high of 72 degrees. go a's. i don't want to see any brooms out there tomorrow. go a's. >> i know that would be actually newsworthyment not have that happen. thank you so much. vern is talking about football and think the nfl draft just goes on forever. >> if christmas comes early for the nfl -- it comes in the form of the nfl draft. that's when everybody is all happy and they go this is the player we always wanted. anyway draft day number three today. we have the 49ers and raiders' business. in oakland it's the ones that are swinging a's, it's the swinging o's. look at 'em.
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even vern's been clutching her heart as the a's have been playing lately. it's been rough to watch. >> they have faith. i believe. >> they don't have the astros to kick around anymore. not for a while. now the big boys are coming and then wow reality. >> i just think it's a pitching right now. >> the pitching has suffered. the bats have -- not been -- >> a little quiet. >> no timely hitting. >> let's talk about the warriors. >> they won. three straight for the orioles. the a's have a losing record at home and not even the presence of the 1973 world champs was
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inspiration enough. 31,292 saw members of that team gather before the game. reggie jackson and his teammates celebrating the 40th anniversary of the title and against the o's, that's josh donaldson ripping a shot into left field. and brandon mara he's going to score from first base. then go for the oxygen on the bench. 1-0 in the 2nd inning. nick markakis back aa way and gone off of griffin. that tide the game. -- tied in game. in front of the great sal panda. remember him. watching from the booth. adam jones gave baltimore back- to-back jacks just two swings of the bat. it's 3-2. 8th inning. nate mclouth takes whens deep for his first jack of the year. that made it 5-2. baltimore wins 7-3. oakland has lost eight of their lost nine. all right, outings like a 29 point, 11 assist performanced delivered by steph curry last night over denver is the stuff that can elevate a
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player into the neighborhood of superstar status. now don't forget, that accomplishment was done on a bum left ankle that made him a game-time decision. curry scored 59 points, made those around him better and dishing out 24 assists. the last two games with golden state a 2-1 series lead. his head coach mark jackson, says last night is another reason why curry deserves to be an all-star. >> i mean a guy made big time plays man. i still am baffled and i know it's going to sound like a broken record but somebody owes the kid an apology. he's a big time player and made big time plays. >> he carried us offensively. we just threw it to him and he did score for us. down the lane, lefty runner good. >> it was good. you know, just thankful to be able to get through the game without you know having any
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incidents. so continue my treatmt. and hopefully feel even better come sunday. >> yeah, nets and bulls game two. two former warriors get into it. c.j. watson, nate robinson, bulls in white came from 14 down. a relentless joakim noah times the -- ties the game. here's robinson with a bang shot. number two seconds left. here's the nets' turn. joe johnson -- a runner to tie the game at the buzzer. this one goes the double overtime. -- to double overtime. it went three overtimes, bulls up, boozer missing a free-throw but mohammed had his back. bulls win it 142-134 to take a 3-1 series lead. blake griffin and the clippers looking to go up 3-1 at memphis. third quarter, tied at 56. here's griffin he likes the dunk but occasionally just do it the conventional way. yeah a layup here to put them up by two.
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but memphis are tough. marc gasol ended the third with two of his 24. they win it and series tied at 2. all right on thursday, the raiders used their first pick on corner back d.j. hayden whose career/life lit hail ended on the football field. and today the 49ers also drafted a player whose career was almost dashed. south carolina running back marcus hatty more suffered a gruesome injury here against tennessee last october. six months later he was a fifth round selection by san francisco. he may have to sit out the coming season while he continues his recovery. ask the raiders they pick -- and the raiders they picked up a quarterback today. arkansas' tyler wilson in the fourth round. he threw for over 3 # hundred yards and 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions last season with the razorbacks. but i think the point being i think of topic today is with the warriors did last night
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against the nuggets. game four is tomorrow. at oracle. i call it roaracle. that will be tomorrow afternoon. if they can get another one? can you imagine going back to denver up 3-1? >> that's hard to do. you have to go in with that kind of advantage considering that denver had won what 24 in a row at home before -- >> the three games. or something. >> right, right. i'd never heard oracle so loud before. and the fans deserve it. it's -- >> last time i heard it this loud it was the last playoff run six years ago. >> really? >> we believe. >> how do you like the new slogan? we are jar yours. >> it's unite. protect, defend and battle. >> battle yes. >> thank you, we're going to move on. tonight at 6:30, sweating to make a difference. how a northern california community is coming together to help two victims of the boston marathon bombing. >> that's it for us at 5:30. we'll see you back here in a half an hour. news updates are always on good night. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: ]
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>> axelrod: tonight, back in the air. air traffic controllers will head back to work, easing flight delays and cancellations. carter efoons what's next. midwest flood watch. terrell brown follows the cresting waters across nine states. inside the oyster war on one of america's most scenic coastlines. john black stone with environmentalists taking sides against each other. and meet the young innovator who's working to develop new sources of sustainable energy under her bed. >> as human beings, we are scientists because we're curious. we question. that's what science captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. the


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