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group has had success with recruiting americans and that has security experts here concerned. >> do you like green eggs and ham? >> senator ted cruz is still talking this morning his goal delay a vote to fund the government in order to stop the funding of obamacare. >> we are getting bored. i was like, we just thought we would play with you guys for a while. >> reporter: today is the day. will oracle team usa pull of one of the greatest comebacks in american history and win the world cup? from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado c comments@captioncolorado.co m >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning. it's wednesday, september 25. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. developing now at 6:00, kenyan forces are looking for any remaining hostages or terrorists after a mall massacre. the westgate mall in nairobi is now secure but it's unclear
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how many bodies remain in the rubble. republican senator ted crews is filibustering. a live look at the senate floor. cruz had taken a brief break but is back at the podium talking away. cruz trying to delay the vote on a budget bill in an attempt to stop funding for obamacare. i'm cate caugiran live at pier 27-29. in just a few hours, america's cup fans will be back here to watch what will be nettably a nail biting race. it looks like the kiwis war dance didn't work in their favor. just last week when emirates team new zealand thought they had it in the bag leading 8-1. but thanks to two victory laps by oracle team usa yesterday, the score is tied at 8 with one race to determine who will win the cup. it's being called the greatest
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comeback in the race's history and weather permitting this winner-take-all race is scheduled for 1:15 this afternoon. meanwhile, oracle's biggest event oracle openworld is also going on at the same time. but ceo larry ellison skipped the keynote address yesterday to watch the race and we're banking he may be absent from today's event, as well. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> i think that's a good bet. he will be watching. >> i think so. let's check traffic. >> the roads are looking okay unless you're the driver of this car. there's a tree that fell down on to the roadway and this is el camino real and there's unfortunately a car under the leads. so this is the 800 block of el camino real. it is in millbrae blocking one lane according to our photographer right there. it looks like the closest cross street is matteo avenue. at this hour it's not causing a delay but the flares are
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obviously up. mobile5 is on the san mateo bridge. it is only 14 minutes right now out of hayward heading towards foster city. he is in the westbound lanes so no problem on the span. but the high wind advisory is in effect for the bay bridge. the metering lights were turned on at 5:53 this morning. it didn't take long for traffic to quickly fill in, into cash, the middle lanes and all the above. it is backing up towards the overcrossing. that's the latest "timesaver traffic." for more on your windy forecast, here's lawrence. >> those winds going to be whipping up around the bay area. gusty in spots today especially out towards the coastline and inside the bay. right now, we are seeing some breezy conditions all around the bay area to 9 miles an hour in san jose, 11 in san francisco. breezy in through the delta as well but these winds going to be kicking up towards the middle of the day and the afternoon when we expect things to get going as far as the winds are concerned. temperatures holding in the 50s now cooler in the north bay down to 50 even in santa rosa
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and 57 in san jose. this afternoon, it will be even cooler and windy outside. yesterday we were in the 60s and upper 70s and low 80s. today we are going to struggle to get to the mid-70s the warmer spots maybe 72 but sunny in livermore and about 66 degrees and windy in san francisco. that's a look at weather. back to you. >> thank you. happening today, more than 100 volunteers will be on the runways over at sfo this morning looking for foreign object debris. that's things like rocks or old airplane parts that could get sucked into an engine and cause problems. today's annual clean-up won't cause flight delays. meanwhile asiana airlines may have broken american law by not doing enough to help the families of the passengers on board that plane that crashed at sfo in july. these were the charred remains on the fateful day and now we have learned the ntsb is investigating whether asiana had an adequate family assistance plan that included offering loved ones a toll-free number to get information and transportation and a place to
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stay. this is the first investigation of its kind. asiana by the way is not commenting. a well-known safeway manager is attacked and he is so badly hurt, friends say he doesn't even recognize his wife. everyone at the san leandro safeway knows the manager as mo. right now he is in intensive care with a head injury after a man in the store sucker punched him monday morning. san leandro police hope someone will recognize the suspect from the store surveillance video. the man wearing a gray sweatshirt and dark knit cap talked briefing with the manager then hit him in the face. mo fell to the floor and the suspect ran out the door. that hurts me a lot especially the coworkers too. he is just trying do his best to keep the store safe. but, you know, things happen. you don't know what is going to happen but it happens. >> anyone with information is urged to contact the san leandro police department. a couple of high school students in pleasanton are considered persons of interest in the brutal beating of a father. 51-year-old david lamont was
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found unconscious outside his house saturday night. investigators say he went out syd to ask most likely a group -- outside to ask most likely a group of teenagers to keep the now down. his wife later found him unconscious in the street. he is now in critical condition in a coma. the teens have been questioned but haven't been arrested. santa clara high school math teacher has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old. hugo cortes guzman was booked yesterday on multiple counts of unlawful sex with a minor. police are not saying if the teen was a student at the school. guzman is on a leave of absence. some other bay area headlines now. a fight after the 49er home game over the weekend ended with a man stabbed and another in jail. police say the 28-year-old got into a fight with his friend at their hotel room early monday morning after the game and stabbed him. he is in stable condition after doctors operated on him. officers say both men were 9er fans. they had driven up from santa barbara and both according to police were drunk at the time. hayward girl shot and wounded while she slept last
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week is said to be recovering now. 10-year-old had special visitors in the hospital yesterday. the head coach and four of its players from the cal state east bay softball team of delivered a gift basket and an invitation to the girl to an upcoming team practice. police have no suspects for the shooting. it happened last thursday morning. >> made a decision that says eligibility verification -- >> a live look now at the senate floor where republican senator ted cruz is trying to outfilibuster some political peers. this marathon talking session is viewed as a feeble attempt to stop obamacare. cruz hasn't been talking healthcare the entire time. he talked to his children and even read them a bedtime story. >> sunday morning when your dad is making pancakes it is very cool when he can flip them and catch them. i will credit my father. he invented this wasn't for the restaurant but he did it anyway he invented green eggs and ham. do you like green eggs and ham?
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i do not like them, sam i am, i do not like green eggs and ham. eight white castle restaurants here, he like their little burgers. >> the federal government will run out of money to pay its bills next tuesday. that's october 1. that's the day the affordable care act goes into effect. keep cruz'ing is trenning so is make d.c. listen both related to the senator's nonstop talking on the senate floor against obamacare. obamacare is also trending. and so is health. also, america's cup. you can follow us on twitter @cbssf. new this morning, kenya's president says the siege is over at the mall in nairobi. the militant group behind the takeover claims government forces set off explosives on the building burying 137 hostages inside the mall. a large plume of smoke rose up from the mall today. dozens were killed in the weekend attack. now u.s. security experts are
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worried about the group behind the attack al-shabab. >> after receiving the training they were getting in somalia, they might well return and try to conduct similar attacks here in the united states. >> three floors of the mall partially collapsed during yesterday's military raid. iran's new president says he is ready to talk about his country's nuclear program. president obama and hassan rouhani spoke separately at the united nations yesterday. there was talk the two might meet in person. but white house officials say iran considered the meeting was too complicated. still, iran's president did talk about the nuclear issue. >> nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in iran's security and defense doctrine. >> president obama rouhani says his country still wants to have nuclear power. according to a new cbs news poll, 44% of americans disapprove of the way president
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obama is handling relations with iran. 39% approve. ministers from 113 countries have signed a declaration pledging new action to end sexual violence in conflicts. britain's foreign secretary says the declaration allows suspects to be apprehended wherever they are in the world. time now is 6:10. an earthquake rocks pakistan and creates something new. the new view that can now be seen from the coastline. >> and there are a lot of choices when it comes to eating out here in the bay area. thisser why's top rated restaurants -- this year's top rated restaurants based on everything from parking to service coming up. >> the winds picking up around the bay area blustery this afternoon. more on the weather coming up. >> bart is on time. coming up, we'll take a check. roads with mobile5 after this break. ,,,,,,,,
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welcome back. a restaurant here in san francisco once again scoring top honors in zagat's annual survey. the survey found san franciscans by the way are below average tippers. must be all the tourists. one person's average meal in the city costs about $42. and 59% of diners say texting and tweeting are taboo at the table. ghirardelli square in san francisco is in for a $15 million makeover. the "chronicle" reports an atlanta investment firm is buying the retail portion of the complex near fisherman's wharf. the new owners hope to get some more tenants in the building because right now it's only 55% leased. so they need some people to move in. >> i guess so. >> i don't know about you, elizabeth, but i'm hungry now. >> we have that chocolate ice cream. is it still up there somewhere?
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>> no. >> all melted? >> back in the newsroom. >> all right. let's go out live with mobile5. it's been cruising around all morning. i just checked and it looks like they are about to hit anza boulevard so coming into burlingame everything is.along the peninsula. brian kylie behind the wheel one of our photographers hasn't hit any trouble spots so far this morning. the only thing we have going on is a couple of wind advisories. chp issued those morning. there's one for the bay bridge and we have the metering lights so that's what's going on approaching the pay gates and it's stacking up towards the 880 overcrossing probably about 10 to 15 minutes to get you on the bay bridge. two hands on the steering wheel there. there may be a caltrans warning sign letting you know about the high wind advisory. so far no problems as far as extra accidents. westbound 92 still at the speed limit 13 minutes out of hayward towards the peninsula and foster city. this is where you'll find those high wind advisories, one for the san mateo bay bridge of
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course and one issued for the richmond/san rafael bridge. still in effect. here's a quick live look at the silicon valley ride. that is westbound 237 traffic. still moving at the speed limit out of milpitas. all right. that is a check of your traffic. everyone is closely watching the winds of course for america's cup. with the latest on that here's lawrence. >> how exciting all down to the last race today and looks like 1:15 the race kicks off. the winds will be picking up. we are seeing breezy conditions out the door this morning. windy this afternoon with cooler temperatures and high fire danger toward the next couple of days, more of a northerly wind over the mountaintops in the bay area very low humidities with some gusty winds. fire danger will be running high through fr less wind on the way and a beautiful weekend. but today already starting to see some of winds and by the
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latter part of the afternoon really starting to kick up. the computer models even inside the bay want to kick up some good winds over 20 miles per hour so blustery toward the latter part of the day. so a lot of numbers in the 60s and the 70s into the south bay. you have 70s in the east bay and mid-70s in the warmest spots. inside the bay windy into san francisco today about 66 degrees. 69 and windy in sausalito. and 75 degrees in santa rosa. next couple day, we'll start to heat up as the winds calm down. looks like a gorgeous weekend and then the weather staying nice right into the beginning of next week. the earthquake that hit pakistan was so powerful it created a small island off the southwest coast. the 7.7 quake rattled computer monitors, ceiling fans and office supplies yesterday. in the last half hour we have learned the death toll has risen to at least 271. the massive quake pushed up a land mass up to 30 feet high
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from the arabian sea. new details on the aftermath of tropical storm manuel in mexico. rescue crews found 8 more bodies in a massive mud slide. 130 have now died. soldiers and emergency workers have still looking for victims as heavy rains washed away homes last week. while manuel was doing most of the damage last week, hurricane ingrid slammed into mexico's gulf coast at the same time causing more flooding. >> reporter: it's winner takes all at america's cup today. team oracle usa sailed to two victories in what could be the greatest comeback in the race's history. we'll be back with a live interview with america's cup organizers when we return. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. the giants had an old friend for dinner last night and the angels put the hurt on the a's in more ways than one. we'll explain coming up.
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our play of the day comes fm cincinnati.. the reds todd this could be the last race of the america's cup today. it is going to be windy throw. northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. lots of sunshine temperatures in the mid-60s. >> one of the few bridges in the bay area without a wind advisory the beautiful gold n gate bridge and traffic is moving well out of marin county. are there any other hot spots on bay area freeways? "timesaver traffic" is coming up. good morning, everybody. the oakland a's are 23 games over .500 at home, just 7 games over .500 on the road and that's why getting home field advantage throughout the play- offs is so critical. bob melvin's team was one game behind the red sox for the best record coming into play last night against the angels. howie kendrick, aj griffin deep, jason vargas that's all he would need. he pitches a four hit complete game shutout striking out 5 in just 110 pitches. they beat the a's 5-10.
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oakland is a game back of boston for home field advantage. brian wilson back at at&t wearing dodger blue and having a good time. tie game in the 6th when kemp took matt cain deep for his 6th homer of the season. dodgers win 2-1. brian wilson by the way pitched one inning and struck out two. cardinals rookie pitcher michael walker was an out away from a no-hitter against the nationals but he couldn't get the throw off in time. zimmerman breaks it up. the cardinals still win. terrelle pryor admitted on twitter yesterday he doesn't remember much about the raiders loss in denver. he suffered a concussion. he will have to pass tests in order to play sunday against washington. once again, it's the big day for the america's cup winner-take-all. we'll be there and see you tonight with all the results and post tournament talk on the 6:00. >> :all right, dennis. thanks. our play of the day coming from cincinnati. frazier thought he was a hit but the shortstop makes a great dives catch in the four inning. the mets beat the reds 4-2
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dropping cincinnati 3 games back in the central division race. about five games to go. cauguiran is live along san francico's waterfront... wi more on oracle team u-s-a's back at the amer kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live along san francisco's waterfront this morning with more on oracle team usa's comeback at the america's cup. that's pretty excite, cate. >> reporter: it is really exciting, michelle. it's being called the greatest comeback in the race's history maybe even all of sports. now both teams are one win away from clinching the america's cup. today's race is scheduled at 1:00 or 1:15 this afternoon. for more i'm joined live with tim jeffrey from america's cup. what a turnaround. >> it's extraordinary. some of these things in the past nothing of this stage. i guess the last time we saw a team really come from behind
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and really win a climactic sensational important america's cup was 1983. that's when america lost the cup the first time 132 years, long he was winning streak in sports history and it ended. what we have today is the cup to keep the america's cup in america. oracle team usa wins it stays and the kiwis win the cup goes to new zealand. >> reporter: just last week, it was 8-1. everyone thought it was for the kiwis -- [ signal breakup ] some fans are like this is suspicious. you've seen all the races. what's your take on it this year? >> it's a comeback of unparalleled proportions. and i have been working in the media center for all of this summer and i have seen the victories for oracle team usa. people thought the team was toast. they thought the cup was gone. and yet they have come off the canvas, they have regrouped,
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they have got stronger and faster and smarter. aemirates team new zealand has been on match point for 7 days. today is going to be heartache wore one team and just joy for another team. >> reporter: thank you. that was tim jeffrey with america's cup. the race is going to be at 1:15 this afternoon just one win away for both teams from clinching that america's cup. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. right now 6:26. a new policy is changing the image of the army. the guidelines incoming sole injuries face when it comes to the ink on their bodies. then -- >> i intend to speak in support of defunding obamacare. >> and senator ted cruz is still speaking. but healthcare isn't the only topic in his marathon session. what he is saying to keep his colleagues from voting on a government budget bill coming up. ,,,,,,
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your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. a northern california county is trying to secede from the state of california. the growing list prompting the county to make that move. >> actresses halle berry and jennifer garner are using their star power for some good. the new legislation cracking down on paparazzi. >> a little windy now but just wait until this afternoon. those winds going to howl in spots. we'll tell you where coming up. >> and the bay bridge is backed up almost to the maze plus we have a couple of new accidents coming in including one on 101 in san jose. traffic in just minutes. >> good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, september 25. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. this is joe smith.
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i'm with -- >> happening live on capitol hill right now, republican senator ted cruz's filibuster is entering its 19th hour. cruz is taking a quick break from talking and right now standing in for him is republican senator james inoff from oakland. ko im with more on the fight to stop funding for obamacare. >> i intends to speak until i can't stand. >> reporter: he is trying to prevent senate democrats to make changes to the bill that allows the healthcare law to go forward. >> when you have a law that is causing more and more people to lose their health insurance, the law isn't working. >> reporter: it's a job killer expensive and bad for business. speaking at a forum, president obama said in states like new
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york, the healthcare overhaul would save consumers thousands. >> their rates are up to 50% lower than what was available previously if you just went on the open market and you tried to get health insurance. >> reporter: senator cruz had plenty to say about the healthcare plan but he also take a break from politics and read a bedtime story to his daughters. >> do you like green eggs and ham? i do not like them, sam i am, i do not like green eggs and ham. >> reporter: but in the end, senate democrats will not allow the healthcare act to be defunded. and cruz's fellow republicans are worried they will get blamed for a government shutdown. they say this is not a winnable battle. ko im for cbs news, washington. >> despite cruz's efforts a vote on the bill will happen. it's expected today but that all depends on how long the texan can keep going. the america's cup finale is also expected today if the
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weather cooperates. they pulled off a miracle comeback winning 7 races in a row on the bay for team oracle. right now they are looking to win the final race. >> as they come to the line, the comeback is complete! >> american team sailed through the finish line twice yesterday. they are now tied it emirates team new zealand which had an 8- 1 lead over oracle just last week. they race today at 1:15. the comeback has given san francisco a boost. with the america's cup and the oracle openworld convention, there are thousands of people cramming into san francisco this week. ty "w" hotel rooms are going for more than $700 a night at the "w" hotel. cheaper options are still more than $400. motels booked up months ago. >> we booked up our rooms probably two months ago and it was all 99% with oracle.
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>> openworld oracle convention ends tomorrow. san francisco police are asking for help finding a killer. a 20-year-old man was shot to death just before 10:00 monday night. it happened as he got off a muni metro car in ingleside. take a look at the suspects on surveillance camera. he was wearing a black baseball cap, white hooded jacket and bluejeans. police do not believe the two men knew each other and say it appears to be random and unprovoked. news around the bay area a man accused of stabbing san francisco 49er aldon smith more than a year ago is due in santa clara county court on monday. smith was stabbed when he tried to break up a party at his house east of san jose in june of last year. he identified 27-year-old steven barba as the man who stabbed him. one person is accused of two similar crimes in san francisco in the last few days. 33-year-old john franklin pleaded not guilty yesterday. he allegedly tried to break in a bank atm on san bruno avenue in san francisco and fell
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through the roof friday morning. franklin is also suspected in a break-in in the bayview district three days earlier. u.s. army getting tough on tatoos. the new policy doesn't allow any visible ink. the grooming guidelines will prevent new soldiers from enlisting if they have ink that reaches below their knee or elbow or above their neckline. soldiers who are currently having visible tatoos will be grandfathered in. the changes go into effect in 60 days. an oklahoma man says it's not too often you find two wanted men in your yard. 11 inmates broke out while being transferred to another jail. one man faked being sick so the guards took him to a hospital and left the keys in the van. first nine were caught before the last two were found in that man's backyard. happening today, about an hour ago, u.n. chemical weapons inspectors arrived in syria. they are hoping to complete their investigation into whether keeps were used on civilians during last month's
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attack. the obama administration says syrian government is responsible for the 1400 people who died in the attack near damascus. time now 6:36. let's get a check on the weather. >> just in time. >> all right. the winds starting to pick out now breezy in spots. i think by the afternoon it's going to be gusty winds toward the coastline. and maybe just inside the bay. out the door we go right now, a beautiful start to the day. we have some mostly clear skies and the temperatures staying fairly cool early on. those winds kicking up at 11 miles an hour in san francisco. 14 in oakland right now. into the delta the breeze is working in that direction, as well. so the winds kicking up outside looks like it's going to be a beautiful day as far as the skies are concerned. lots of sunshine all day long. temperatures mainly into the 50s right now but i think by the afternoon, well below the average as these highs are going to struggle to get up into the 70s in some spots. about 70 even in milpitas. 72 in san jose. maybe some mid-70s in the warmest interior valleys but then inside the bay those
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temperatures cool off and those gusty winds about 66 degrees in san francisco, and 69 and windy in sausalito. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> reporter: thanks, lawrence. and we are going to go cruising along the roads with mobile5. and let's check in on where they are. they just got off the bay bridge and they are heading into oakland right now. they just pulled off the freeway so we'll check in with brian kylie behind the wheel in a bit. there were no delays eastbound. westbound a different story. maybe you can see off to the far left of your screen there is a backup behind the pay gates jammed into the maze. all right. let's go out live now towards san mateo. this is a live look at 101 near the hills day exit. headlights are southbound. no big delays though in either direction. there are some delays if you're in the south bay. here's a live look at our sensors. northbound 101 approaching mckee road. this is in san jose. and there is a backup actually in the area. it tends to slow anyway but one lane is block. that's not helping the commute, jammed towards tully. >> thank you. a new law reflects the
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changing along with the definition of a family. governor brown signed legislation expanding the state's paid family leave program. next july it will cover workers who take time off to care for seriously ill grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, and in- laws. currently the program only covers workers who take care of a seriously ill child, spouse, parent or domestic partner. a new law will make it tougher for the paparazzi. actresses halle berry and jennifer garner testified in favor of the legislation. it will increase penalties on people who take pictures of children of celebrities without consent and harassing manner. a new warning from the governor to cal state leaders trying to beef unenrollment numbers. he told csu trustees yesterday they should look at cheaper solutions like more online classes. they want $250 million in state funds. trustees wanted to use the extra cash to add 20,000 new students. brown says the funding could be
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used to fix up old campuses. california has been begin more time to reduce its prison population. thousands of inmates were set to be released at the at the end of the year but federal judges pushed it back to january 27. the governor says early release jeopardizes public safeties. the three-judge panel wants a long-term solution to california's prison overcrowding problem. a second northern california county has voted to secede now from the state. modoc county's supervisors voted unanimously yesterday. they are joining neighboring siskiyou county in trying to form a new state. organizers say they are tired of urban outsiders passing environmental regulations and other laws that harm local industries like logging and ranching in the area. they are hoping for a dozen counties to commit their support. legislators and congress would still have to approve any move. butte county is considering joining the movement to form the state of jefferson.
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a lot of californians are about to see their paychecks go up. the minimum wage increase giving your wallet a boost. >> miley cyrus grabbing headlines again, not just this rolling stone cover. the stunt behind it that has people talking. >> and the market opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the early numbers. right now, they are all heading south. we'll crunch the numbers with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. coming up. ,,
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complete the environmental review process. the giants are using their home games this week to support bryan stow. this is video of stow from june of this year trying to move. he was severely beaten after a game in los angeles in 2011. he suffers from a variety of physical problems and also memory loss. giants fans who bought certain tickets for games tomorrow and sunday will have $10 donated to a fund in stow's name. 36% of american workers live paycheck to paycheck down from 46% back in 2008. more than a third have stopped eating out or drive less to help balance the household budgets and 55% of those surveyed said they would not give up the internet connection no matter what their financial situation is. governor brown plans to sign a bill today to make it easier on low income workers to raise the minimum wage in
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california to $10 an hou 2016. it's currently $8. he will sign the bill today in oakland this morning. america's manufacturers got a little busier last month. let's chat about it. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks joins us on this wednesday. good morning. >> reporter: some good economic news to start the day off. the commerce department reports that durable goods orders in august rebounded after a terrible july. up .1%. they were down over 8% the month before. core capital goods which is a key gauge for business investment and things like computers, machinery, up 1.5% after a big drop the prior month. automakers continue to do well. their orders up 2.4% the biggest gain in six months. amazon is launching some new tablets. the kindle fire hdx a refresh of the current line-up. the 7" and 8.9" versions will not only be thinner but they will also be faster, better resolution. they will also include a new feature, window can pop up on
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the screen where a live customer service rep will be there to answer any issues that you may have. amazon also refreshing the old hd and will lessen that price down to $139. stock market has been stuck in a four session losing skid. a lot of concerns about the gridlock in washington that could force a potential government shutdown. and so far, pretty flat start on wall street this morning. let's check the numbers. right now the dow is off by 30 points. nasdaq is losing 7. the s&p is down by about 4 points. michelle and frank, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. time for traffic now. let's kick it over to liz who is freezing right now. >> it is cold. i knew you were adjusting the temperature gauge. i could feel it. the air-conditioner vents. all right. let's go out live right now to our sensors and our maps because this is a one accident that is causing slowdowns even though it's cleared to the right-hand shoulder. northbound 101 approaching mckee road in san jose and we are seeing a backup to about capitol expressway. once you get past that mckee exit then things look good
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traffic once again moving at the speed limit. also this is a crash that's in the center divide approaching pinole westbound 80 by appian way. it looks sluggish out of hercules but nothing too unusual. again it is in the center divide. so here's your travel times for the east bay. obviously that westbound 580 commute is one of the busiest through the altamont pass and the livermore valley. and there's a look at that eastshore freeway drive in the yellow categories. slow westbound 80 carquinez bridge to the maze under a half hour. about 25 minutes. highway 4 we're picking up red traffic sensors past "a" street towards somersville. here's a live look at the nimitz. 880 in oakland. moving well now that the overnight roadwork is gone. now let's head out with mobile5. they are beautiful look. the new eastern span traffic looks good once you get past those metering lights coming into san francisco. we have several wind advisories including one for the bay bridge tracking our fall windy forecast. here's lawrence. >> a lot of wind around the bay area that will be the big
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weather story for the day. breezy to start out the day. a nice morning today but throughout the day the winds are really going to be kicking up toward the coastline and just inside the bay. fire danger going to be concerned over the mountaintops as we head in toward this evening. over the in ex-couple of days more of a northerly wind a dry wind so the fire danger will be elevated over the mountains. low pressure past the north. most of the rain is going to stay in that direction and then high pressure builds into the bay area as we head in to tomorrow and the weekend and it looks like beautiful weather ahead. today windy at times and temperatures below average. chance of showers in lake tahoe and further northern california. 65 dry sunny and bright into monterey bay. temperatures around our bay only the 60s and mid-70s warmest spots. over the weekend gorgeous fall weather coming our way. and that continues right into
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the next week. time to check out today's schoolcast. richmond charter academy in richmond. you are going to see plenty of sunshine all day long. winds picking up about noontime and very windy heading home from school. we'll do your forecast if you go to kpix.com/schoolcast and we'll put it on the air for you. >> could they actually cancel the race today maybe? >> i don't think so. i think they are going to race today. you're talking about the america's cup? >> yes. >> the winds will pick up. if they were to race late in the afternoon like beyond 3:00, they would probably cancel it. >> thank you. 6:49 now. only on 5, a bay area ceo encounters a black bear and captures the whole thing on his cell phone. kevin burton of spinner was hiking along through kings canyon near fresno two weeks ago. he came across this bear here. burton is an avid backpacker knew what to do. he announced him and hide
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himself appear bigger and assertive. >> you can go around. like a black bear, you kind of actually want to intimidate them. >> well, it worked. black bears are known for being timid and this one got out of the way. experts say if you come across let's say a much more aggressive grizzly bear, you should play dead and hope he runs away. miley cyrus' rolling stone cover is trending. we would show you it but it's racy. the magazine follows the 20- year-old pop star as she got her first tatoos on her feet. she got the words rolling on the bottom of one foot and stones on the other. miley does have plenty of other tatoos on the rest of her body. so. >> now we know. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins us on this wednesday. she is live in new york. good morning. >> reporter: i'm thinking miley cyrus doesn't like all this attention so you guys should stop talking about her. >> you think she doesn't like it? >> i think she loves it.
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>> i think she is eating it all up. >> we could do a whole show without mentioning her name, that's a good thing. >> i dare you. >> reporter: ahead of today's senate vote on a government shutdown we'll ask republican senator bob corker if compromise is possible and if he still thinks the debate weakens his party's position. gas prices are low and oil and gas expert tells us how long it will last. and when he is not horsing around with, say, david letterman, there's jack hanna, he turned a rundown zoo into a world-renowned attraction. how did he do that? the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. back to you. >> thank you. 6:51. penn state lost a lot of football scholarships over the jerry sandusky scandal. the reason the ncaa is actually giving them back.
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hassan rouhani will have to wait another day. the two leaders addressed the united nations general assembly tuesday but didn't meet in person. in his speech, rouhani spoke out in support of the syrian government reiterated iran's desire to have nuclear power and said nuclear weapons have no place in iran's defense plans. the ncaa announced penn state will gradually get back football scholarships that were removed after the jerry sandusky scandal. the first round of scholarships will be added next school year because they are making progress ensuring athletes integrity. the $60 million fine imposed by the ncaa and the post-season football ban are in effect. mary pickford known as america's sweetheart made more than 200 movies in the silent film era. well, one film from 1911, their first misunderstanding, was missing until now. a carpenter found the film in an old new hampshire barn. the 10-minute movie is about a
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wife's first fight with her husband. americans might still win the america's cup. the oracle team usa overcame a wild start and two collisions tuesday to win both races yesterday. it sets up today. winner take all race will happen this afternoon. 1:15 weather permitting on the bay. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran with more on what is now the longest america's cup race in history and a week ago, who would have thought it? >> reporter: exactly, frank. just last week, we all thought the kiwis are-it in the bag up 8-1 with one race to go and thought they would win it. now we have a tie game. [ war dance ] >> reporter: even the kiwis war dance couldn't help emirates team new zealand yesterday. a slight fender-bender at the start of the first race slowed the team down so much they couldn't recover. oracle team usa won its second consecutive race yesterday. we caught up with the kiwis who aren't ready to throw in the
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towel and said they got the americans right where they want them. >> yeah. we just thought we would play with you guys for a while and we are just like get all excited and build up the interest in the cup. and tomorrow we are going to smoke you 1 1/2 kilometers lead. >> actually come back and whether it's rigged or luck, it's phenomenal and san francisco has finally gotten behind it. >> now, the score is 8-8 with nine races to win. the final showdown scheduled for 1:15 this afternoon so you can bet in just a few hours, the die-hard fans will be here at pier 27-29 because it's going to be another nail biting race. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. and taking one last check of traffic, so here's a live look at mobile5 and it looks like they are still in a little bit of a slowdown. there was a stall reported on the san francisco side of the bay bridge. it was westbound 80 by the fremont street exit. i thought they may have cleared it because he is moving faster
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than a little while ago. he was stuck in a backup for the last 10 minutes as far back as incline section of the bridge so again, they are working to clear it but in the meantime, traffic continues to get jammed up behind the pay gates and cycled through the metering lights a little slower than normal as well so you are jammed up solid through the maze for a 20 minutes wait to get on the span. over to the golden gate bridge no wind advisory. you can see the flag blowing in the breeze throw. we are watching the winds. we have america's cup going on today. let's check in with lawrence with the forecast. >> all right. lots of sunshine coming our way today. the winds are going to be the story. a beautiful sunrise though this morning from our mount vaca. temperatures expected to be in the 60s and the 70s today windy as you approach the coastline and just inside the bay. next couple of days though a return to more sunshine on the way and less wind except over the mountaintops fire danger going to be running high a beautiful weekend on tap for the bay area. >> looks like it. happy birthday again, elizabeth. >> happy birthday, elizabeth. >> thank you. >> are you going to sing? >> no. [ laughter ] captions by:
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