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7:00 am good morning to our viewers in the west. it's tuesday, august 26th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama moves closer to air strikes in syria. why it may not be enough to destroy the terror group isis. >> warren buffet makes a big bet on burger king's merger plans. this morning, u.s. senator says you should eat elsewhere. nancy o'dell with the big emmy winners and billy crystal's emotional tribute to robin williams. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. >> president obama had authorized reconnaissance flights over syria. >> the pentagon preps to
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possibly expand the strike against isis. >> without its consent, syria will consider it an act of aggression. >> t hechltheo curtis plans to be reunited with his family. >> everyone has been so supportive. it's really great. >> michael brown is laid to rest. >> michael brown's love is crying from the ground. >> reporter: much of napa -- >> billion dollars in damage. >> who has the bathroom key? >> sorry seth, i forgot i had it. >> all right. guys! >> the great sendoff for the "breaking bad" series. >> anna gunn my television wife, i love you. and especially those scenes in bed. >> and the emmy goes to the colbort report. >> i think i may change my name to colbor. >> in the great plains.
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>> farther south cristobal has strengthened into a hurricane. >> some people are staying after the water after, bum, bum, a shark was spotted in the water. >> got it! throw coming in. trying to turn two. he got that too! he's out! >> being interviewed shall opened her purse to reveal quote, liquid pot. >> we're all just made of molecules. >> burger king just announced a multibillion dollar merger with tim horton. >> it makes the company dodge some taxes. >> here is what happened when they made the announcement in toronto. >> on "cbs this morning." >> why is matthew mcconaughey nominated for a television award? he just won the oscar. no offense but how many of those speeches of yours are we supposed to sit through? i mean all right, all right, all right already. >> announcer: presented by toyota. let's go places.
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>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and norah o'donnell are off. no worries, anthony mason is here. >> hello there. >> i think that's a good thing. hello to you. as you wake up in the west the u.s. is taking serious steps toward air strikes on isis forces in syria. president obama ordered reconnaissance flights over the area today. >> not approving air strikes yet and syria's government said it needs to know about any attack ahead of time. officials are planning for possible action at the pentagon. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. these reconnaissance flights will be flown by manned and unmanned aircraft, looking for targets inside syria. this is the first effort before launching air strikes against isis in syria. >> isis is based in a northern part of syria, where they say there would be little threat of american warplanes being shot
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down by syrian air defenses, plans drafted by the pentagon would use strikes by manned and unmanned aircraft in an attempt to disrupture i isis operations. following last week's execution of journalist james foley. secretary hagel called isis an imminent threat to every interest we had. dempsey said the group has an apocalyptic, end of days strategy that will have to be defeated. president obama has not yet made a decision. but his spokesman said isis could not count on syria remaining a sanctuary. >> a willingness where necessary to use military force to protect the american people regardless of orders. >> reporter: until now, u.n. air strikes have been aimed at isis forces in iraq. those strikes have stalled the isis advance across northern iraq but left its center of power in syria untouched.
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air strikes on the syrian side of the border could disrupt but not defeat isis. that would require sending in troops on the ground a move president obama has ruled out for both iraq and syria. in iraq the u.s. is arming iraqi and kurdish ground troops and will perhaps send in more advisers to help take back territories seized by isis. in syria, the administration has requested $500 million by congress to train and eequip local fighters to go after isis. they admit those are long range plans at best. you mentioned the syrian government is demanding that all flights over its territory be coordinated with it. pentagon officials say that is not likely to happen. anthony? >> david thank you. this morning, peter theo curtis' parents say they're overjoyed by his release. the american journalist was captured in syria nearly two years ago. he was freed sunday by an
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extremist group competing with isis for control of that war-torn country. his father says the surge has been like, quote, hunting for bats in a dark black cave. >> you can't communicate with him. you don't know what's going on. and it's just -- nothing is happening that you can -- you know it's terrible. as if there was a huge weight lifted from my shoulders. >> we've had tremendous support from people that we know people that we didn't know before but we now know and all sorts of people behind the scenes. we may never know their names but we're very grateful. >> curtis' father says his son will be brought back to the u.s. when he is ready to travel. minutes ago, senior hamas official said an extended cease fire has been reached with israel. announcement is expected from cairo. that word comes after israel attacked two of the tallest buildings on the gaza strip overnight. air strikes set off huge explosions. one attack leveled a 15-story high rise.
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another was severely damaged. warnings were issued. more than 20 people were wounded. two others died in another air strike. a fight over leg room forced a united airline flight to make an unscheduled landing. it happened sunday on a trip from newark new jersey, to denver. a passenger refused to remove his so-called knee defender device, stopping the passenger in front of him from reclining her seat. their argument became so heated united diverted plane to chicago. flight then continued to denver without the two. the knee defender was created to combat shrinking leg room and attaches to your tray table. the faa leaves it up to the carriers to decide if customers can use them. >> how can that end well anthony? the passenger in front threw water on the guy in the back to say move that thing. >> i've wanted to do that myself. >> not a good situation. it is all good for "breaking bad" this morning after a big night at the emmy awards last
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night. tv drama won the top prize, plus three major acting awards. top cbs stars also took home statues. we love when that happens. nancy o'dell host of entertainment tonight is there in l.a. bright and early. good to see you on a brand new set. you look good. >> thank you very much gayle. yes, we're very excited about the new set. i'm a little bit tired today but what a great show. it had everything. we watched tv for laughs tears. "breaking bad" whose series finale aired last year. it was a wonderful send-off and a chance for them to say thank you and good-bye. >> "breaking bad." >> "breaking bad" ended its run by taking home the emmy for best drama series. bryan cranston won his fourth emmy he gave an emotional thank you, anna and aaron paul. >> i love you so much.
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you were with me all the way. and i appreciate that. >> but cranston reminded viewers he was equally adept at comedy telling julia louis-dreyfuss they co-starred in seinfeld episode. >> we actually had a kissing scene together. >> he found a way to remind her. >> for her career she's won five emmys, had 18 nominations. >> yeah, yeah he was on "seinfeld." yes. >> traditionally held on a sunday but moved to a monday this year, partly to avoid a conflict with the mtv video music awards. >> that's right, mtv still has an award show for music videos even though they no longer show music videos. that's like network tv holding an award show and giving all the trophies to cable and netflix.
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>> network television brought home the gold. >> there's no accounting for taste. and that's through a lot of good fortune i stand up here tonight. >> jim parsons picked up his fourth emmy for "the big bang theory." allison jenning. and julianna margulies for "the good wife." >> all these incredible are being written as interesting, complicated characters and you just don't see any of the characters we play on tv on film. >> the comic genius of robin williams. long-time friend billy crystal, did the honors. >> i spent many happy hours with robin on stage. brilliance was astounding. relentless energy was kind of thrilling. >> the emmy goes to -- >> while jon hamm lost to bryan cranston he got a shout out to
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weird al yankovic. ♪ jon hamm has never won an emmy oh, who cares he's still jon freakin hamm ♪ >> still don draper now an iconic tv character. now an iconic tv show. "modern family" won for fifth straight year tying "frazier's" record. "orange is the new black" putting itself in a comedy category than a drama. that gamble may have actually hurt the show. hard to decide drama, comedy. "orange is the new black" was nearly shut out. i'll have, of course backstage interviews with all the winners coming up at 8:00 tonight on "entertainment tonight" where, as you said we'll be debuting our brand new set which i think is absolutely fabulous. a new era of "entertainment tonight." what better than starting tonight with the emmys with our
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new set. it's going to abe lot of fun. >> nancy, glass table with white chairs where have we seen that before? >> beautiful set. if it works for you, it could work here. >> i think it looks very sharp. >> yes we do. >> nancy, thank you. we'll share more of billy crystal's emmy tribute to robin williams. that's ahead. the earthquake that shook northern california on sunday may have called $1 billion in damage. damage. >> the shock of the 6.0 quake is still setting in this morning. this is from a baby monitor. the baby is okay. jolt rattles the crib. >> reporter: he rolls right over and falls back to sleep. i love it. new video of a music store getting rock bid the earthquake. john blackstone is in napa where people continue to assess the damage.
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john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. since the earthquake that did so much damage on sunday there have been a series of aftershocks here. most of those have been much too small to feel. but earlier this morning, there was a 3.9 aftershock. it was slightly felt. there are no reports of any damage. inspectors searching for structural damage caused by the earthquake in napa put red tags on those buildings too dangerous for people to enter. he was counting on rental income from the building to support his retirement. >> we're going to take a hit. if fema comes through and you can get some money out of it to help get through this -- >> reporter: schools in napa will be closed for a second day as classroom cleanup continues. engineers continues inspecting two-thirds of the city schools and have found no serious damage. >> thank goodness it happened in the middle of the night.
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if people had been here a lot more damage, you know could have happened. >> reporter: many here are still recovering. >> it was a very violent jerk and power went off. and i fell and something hit me on the head. i don't know what it was because the power went off. >> reporter: she might have benefited from the experimental earthquake early warning system that sounded an alert at the university of california berkeley. 10 seconds before the shaking hit. >> it's a lot of time ten seconds before the ground starts to really shake. that's the idea. we want to build public systems, push this warning out to people's cell phones. that way they can take cover. >> reporter: there is good news about a 13-year-old boy who was the most badly injured victim of this earthquake. nicholas dillon was crushed beneath falling bricks from a chimney at his home. his condition has now been upgraded from serious to fair. >> thank you, john. for another night, the city of ferguson remains free of protester
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protesters. despite quiet on street, calls for justice are not stopping. the family of 18-year-old michael brown is asking people to turn their outrage into action. vladimir dudier is in missouri. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. thousands gathered at the baptist church monday to pay their respects to michael brown and his family. this was a very emotional service. and there were some from the pulpit calling for justice and there were others calling for calm. as the family of michael brown jr. had the support of thousands as they laid to rest the 18-year-old shooting victim. filmmaker spike lee, several white house aides and jesse jackson. his mother leslie in front of the kask. >> michael brown's blood is
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crying from the ground crying for vengeance, crying for justice. >> we're not anti-police. we respect police. but those police that are wrong need to be dealt with just like those in our community that are wrong need to be dealt with. >> reporter: supporters have donated over a quarter million dollar dollars of funeral and living expenses to the family. officer wilson donating nearly $400,000 to his defense fund. >> we're on his side. there is a side out there that is rooting for him and rule of law. >> reporter: the protests which brought life to a standstill for many here in ferguson have subsided in recent days and many people are anxious for life to return to normal. >> welcome. yeah! >> reporter: kid ss were finally able to start their school year
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monday, postponed for 11 days due to the unrest. >> excellent. it's not even about her not being here. it's about her going back to school. and, you know seeing her new teacher, her friends. >> reporter: a grand jury will begin wednesday to continue hearing evidence in this case to determine if officer wilson will face any charges. >> vlad thanks. former virginia governor bob mcdonnell has spent 18 hours on the witness stand so far. his testimony continues this morning as the corruption trial against he and his wife goes into day 22. nancy cordes is in washington with more. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: the trial is back under way this morning. for the second day, the prosecution is trying to poke holes in one of mcdonnell's central claims that he could not have conspired because the two were barely on speaking terms. under cross examination, he and his supposedly estranged wife went on 18 vacations together
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over 22 months while they were in the governor's mansion. assistant u.s. attorney michael dry also showed a picture of the two holding hands as they headed into court implying that the couple's estrangement is a ruse to avoid corruption charges. he also said it was his wife not him, who solicited most of the gifts from virginia businessman johnny williams. governor mcdonnell himself accepted golfing trips, cape cod vacation and a $50,000 loan from williams that had no required monthly payments. governor mcdonnell who seemed nervous under tough questioning, said he initially thought a rolex williams gave him was fake and that the gifts were appropriate because he didn't do anything for williams' nutritional supplement business in exchange. but the prosecutor noted that six minutes after you e-mailed jonnie williams to ask for money, you e-mailed a top
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adviser to say please see me about anatabloc studies at university of virginia. and an event at the governor's mansion that the governor's wife planned and he attended designed to launch one of williams' new products. mcdonnell claimed east of wasn't aware of the events purpose. but there were bottles of the supplement at every table and he showed a picture of the former governor holding a bottle of the pills himself at another event in 2011. the prosecution is trying to argue that mcdonnell had a habit of seeking out freebies. one example we learned of yesterday, the governor's staff prepared briefing binders, listing donors who would let him play golf for a reduced price or for no money at all. gayle? >> all right, nancy. watch out for those fake rolexes. seechls like a bad tv movie waiting to high pressure building in
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overhead fog not as extensive this morning. we'll see more sunshine this afternoon and warmer temperatures, too. overlooking san jose right now, the clouds are broken outside. looks like toward the afternoon, that ridge will continue to move overhead. that is going to warm up the temperatures outside away from the coastline, these numbers going to sore well into the 80s inland. inside the bay you will see some 70s and 80s and 60s with some patchy fog and sun at the coastline. getting hot in the valleys for tomorrow. >> announcer: this national weather repo >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by list listerine. power to your mouth.
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good morning, i'm ryan takeo live in napa. right near downtown, there have been a series of five aftershocks. the largest at 3.9 here in the area near napa that happened about two hours ago. most of the aftershocks this morning happened in american canyon. one happened in napa. now, people who live around here say they felt the aftershocks, especially at 3.9, woke up neighbors around here. here is a look at existing damage one of 70 red-tagged buildings here in napa. that's it from -- that's the latest here in napa. traffic and weather coming up.
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good morning. checking the bay bridge toll plaza, it is backed up definitely through the maze. westbound 580, probably the worst approach backed up almost to 24 eastshore freeway slowing around the berkeley curve. check this out. southbound 680 second straight day we have seen huge delays from pleasanton through the sunol grade an earlier crash tow crews out there now. it's also backing up the commute on westbound 580 from livermore. mass transit is on time. with the forecast, here's lawrence. low clouds and fog a little more patchy around the bay area and not a big amount. we'll see an earlier burnoff and warmer temperatures outside. looking toward russian hill clouds are broken somewhat looking like fall. it looks like it will be warm into the afternoon especially in the valleys. temperatures in the 80s, 70s and 80s inside the bay and 60s toward the coastline.
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♪ think about commuter confusion, drivers heading towards washington encountered some squiggly lines on interstate 66 monday. temporary striping pulled away from the asphalt and caused a mess. there were no accidents. drivers had to slow down. road crews were out early this morning. and all the lines are now straight again. >> that could be confusing. welcome back to "cbs this morning." charlie and norah are off. sharyn alfonsi at the table and anthony and i are still here. the volcano trapped underice that today. we'll look at the eruption and the disaster that left millions
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the seattle times says amazon is paying nearly $1 billion for the popular gaming site twitch. twitch allows gamers to stream and follow wide video games of
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s it as a sneaky way for companies to take advantage of a tax loophole. even talk of moving the home of the whopper to canada was enough to get burger king customers fired up. hours after confirming the company was looking to take over coffee and doughnut chain tim hortons, burger king's facebook page was flooded with messages from people threatening to boycott. >> this is one of the very few companies where consumers can very easily vote with their walls. a wager that almost every
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american companies know what they make and their brand. >> reporter: the giant confirmed a possible merger in a statement sunday night saying the combined company would generate $22 billion in sales worldwide. but a deal could also mean big tax savings on foreign incomes. the u.s. has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world at about 35%. the federal tax rate in canada is closer to 15%. although legal, the practice known as a tax inversion has faced repeat criticism from president obama. >> that sticks you with the tab because if they're not paying their fair share and stashing their money offshore. you don't have that option. it ain't right. not only is it not right. it ain't right. >> reporter: democratic senator sherrod brown from ohio shared that outrage monday saying burger king's decision to aban don't united states means consumers should turn to wendy's old-fashioned hamburgers or
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white castle sliders. burger king isn't the first american company to face a backlash. earlier this month, walgreens ditched plans to move its headquarters to europe after an onslaught of negative publicity. since 2012 at least 21 american companies have announce order completed similar deals. most involved health care companies until now. >> what we're starting to see is industry creep. while other industries outside of health care are looking at tax diversions and saying, hey, wait, look at burger king. they did it we can do it too. >> reporter: tax rates aren't the only drop in the merger. it could also help burger king take a bigger bite so to speak, out of the breakfast wars. tim hortons plans to sell eight out of every ten cusp of coffee sold in canada. iceland continues to prepare for a possible volcano eruption. volcano buried deep under a
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glacier is rumbling to life. 3,000 tremors mother minute will-v led to earthquakes. you may another, an ash cloud nine miles high. the plume spread across europe granting 100,000 flights stranding 8 million travelers and costing airlines nearly $2 billion. cbs contributor michio kaku is a civics professor at the university of new york. professor, always good to see you. how concerned should we be? >> this could be the volcano from hell. >> okay. >> how do you feel about it? >> you got our attention. >> to quote yogi berra, it's deja vu all over again. remember the paralysis of four years ago? with millions of passengers being strandsed. with the threat of airplanes falling from the sky. we have a renewed threat. and just this morning, a 5.4
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earthquake rumbled across the glacier. so scientists are worried an earthquake could be happening maybe in the next few days we don't know for sure. >> why would this eruption be more dangerous than others? >> you see this is not an ordinary volume containcanic eruption. we you magma that could punch through glacier, freezing causing glassified pebbles to arise. that gets in the engine and chews up the gears, chews up the blades. so this ash coming out is not a typical ash, that's why ice volcanos are much more dangerous than ordinary volcanos. >> the level at first was red. and now it's been reduced to orange. how do they decide what the level threat is going to be? >> well over the weekend, they had 3,000 quakes. tremors all the time. so it went to red alert. eruption is imminent.
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magma hasn't reached the surface yet that's why we've been backed down from red to orange. remember, it could even be a dud. sometimes, ducksbury beach. jim armstrong from our station wbb bchlt wbbz shows us the trend. >> reporter: a state police helicopter spotted the 14-foot great white shark and immediately ordered swimmers out of the water. it was less than a 100 yards from the shoreline. >> i was a little scared. we never saw a dorisel fin or
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anything. >> reporter: crowds moved out of the water. luckily no one was hurt. after the sighting a few people made light of the situation, writing this famous jaws quote in the sand. >> you're going need a bigger boat. >> reporter: in reality, shark sightings have been somewhat of a tourist attraction. a recent study found that great whites are making a come back because of conservation effort and a key source of food for ocean predators. >> i don't know i don't think i'd view great whites as a tourism -- >> no depends on if you're on the beach. >> i'm thinking words you don't want to hear that's a big white
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♪ it has been just over two weeks since he lost robin williams after learning of his suicide. billy dris tall was speechless. he tweeted at the time "no words." >> we made it. hard. >> reporter: billy crystal and robin williams were friends for
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more than two decades it was is not just a show business relationship. >> he was the greatest friend you could ever imagine. supportive, protective loving. it's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives. for almost 40 years, he was the brightest star in the comedy galaxy. >> reporter: he became famous playing an alien on television. ♪ >> reporter: and had an energy that seemed to come from another planet. >> forget the vinyl, look inside. look at the unit. look! >> i used to think if i could just put a saddle on him and stay on for eight seconds i would be okay. he would come to all of our great family functions, weddings, bar mitzvahs that kind of thing. he would sit with my older immigrant relatives like he was one of the guys. one guy said i came to america after world war ii and i
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hitchhiked. and robin said i waited until i had a 747 and a kosher meal. >> reporter: billy crystal and robin williams shared big laughs on the big screen back in 1997 in the film "father's day." they also shared a concern for others. along with whoopi goldberg they were long time host of "comic relief." their charity shows raised $80 million from everything from the homeless to victims of hurricane katrina. on monday, in front of the biggest stars in hollywood crystal said robin williams will forever shine above them. >> and the glow will be so bright it will warm your heart. it will make your eyes glisten and you'll think to yourself robin williams, what a concept. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. >> what a concept. >> don't you just love the last
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nine. i think it's so poignant and loving. >> i wonder if robin williams had any idea how people would respond to his death. >> how much he'd be loved. >> and how much people would still be talking about him. >> so beautifully done. that had to be tough. well a usc could miss out on most of his senior season. a jump from a high pressure building in overhead fog not as extensive this morning. we'll see more sunshine this afternoon and warmer temperatures, too. overlooking san jose right now, the clouds are broken outside. looks like toward the afternoon, that ridge will continue to move overhead. that is going to warm up the temperatures outside away from the coastline, these numbers going to sore well into the 80s inland. inside the bay you will see some 70s and 80s and 60s with some patchy fog and sun at the coastline. getting hot in the valleys for tomorrow.
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good morning, i'm ryan takeo live in napa. now, there were five aftershocks this morning, last 2.5 hours. starting at 5:30, a 3.9 here near napa. here's a look at some of the existing damage from sunday. so we don't know if this was -- if there was any other damage because of the aftershocks this morning. we are checking in with inspectors from the city to see if there is any more damage across the city. now, people who live here say that it jolted them away and one neighbor said it even brought back awful memories of sunday's 6.0. weather and traffic and weather in just a moment.
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delays approach acalanes any exit in walnut creek on westbound 24, an accident with a truck and cars. traffic solid from 680. three lanes are reportedly blocked. so that's a big one. also in marin county. southbound 101 causing a stall through novato heavy to lucas valley road. with the forecast, here's lawrence. just some patchy fog around the bay area this morning not as extensive outside. we'll take you to ocean beach where they have some gray skies early on even there just trying to break up a bit. sun and clouds at the coastline. warm sunshine in the bay and the valleys, though some temperatures in the 70s and low 80s into san jose, mid- to upper 80s inland. 60s at the coast.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the primetime emmy awards. nancy odell tells us what she was told backstage, but first here is the "eye-opener at 8:00." >> the senior hamas official said an extended cease-fire has been reached with israel. >> what a great show at the emmys. the cast of breaking bad was a wonderful sendoff. >> since the earthquake on sunday there has been a series
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of aftershocks. >> thousands of mourners gathered in st. louis to pay respect to michael brown and his family. and it could help burger king take a bigger bite out of the breakfast wars. >> this could be the volcano from hell. the team from south korea, they won the world series. they defeated chicago, but i have to say, the cubs put up a heck of a fight. presented by panera bread. i am gayle king and charlie and norah are off today. the pentagon has the go ahead this morning to fly reconscience missions over syria, but
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president obama is not ready to attack isis groups there. >> the u.s. started planning potential air strikes after isis took credit for murdering american journalist james foley, last week. we have incredible audio this morning. police are questioning a 82-year-old man attacking of a pilot in flight. the pilot can be heard struggling. struggling. pan, pan, pan, bravo -- my passengers -- >> foxtrot papa. >> we -- a -- my passenger is trying to -- >> he was 82. the 23-year-old pilot landed the
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plane in a field and his company praised his air manship and landing skills. no word on what caused the drama. and then california is the first state to make the mandatory kill switches in july. more than 3 million phones were stolen last year in the u.s. inspectors continue to mark buildings as too unsafe and unstable this morning after sunday's 6.0 earthquake in southern california. people from napa to san francisco to sacramento felt the shaking. early estimates show 93% of people within 15 miles swoebgwere
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woke up. >> new evidence this morning links the over use of anti-bacterials to the rise in food allergies. scientist at the university of city identified a specific type of gut bacteria. research suspects the prevalence of anti-bodies strip our bodies of the natural defenses. they say pro byiotiv treatment could help. and then our good friend nanny owe deal, itodell, she had a long night. you know "breaking bad" fans are
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thrilled with the victories last night. were people surprised that they were still getting all the accolades? >> i don't think they were surprised, and for sentimental reasons people thought they would be recognized and i think you said it looks like "cbs this morning," i do love your set, but i must say that is flattery to say we have a similar set, but all emmy covering tonight from our new set. i can tell you the talk of the town before the emmys is how some shows could edge out some things. but it was a nice of surprises. >> it's really nice. >> most were not predicting this one.
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outstanding lead actress in a drama for "the good wife." she took home her first emmy in 1995 for "er." >> what do you think about this day compared to this day? >> i am really glad i am where i am now. i am just so glad that i am not the insecure little one i was there. >> and then another emmy. >> this is an amazing honor. thank you. number six. >> supporting actress for a comedy in "mom." >> you have done something really brave. you decided at this point to take your clothes off. >> are you asking me to take my clothes off here? >> it would make good ratings, i am sure for the show tomorrow. but the dress is gorgeous. >> thank you. >> how did you decide i am okay with this? >> i wouldn't have been but i started a regime -- >> you would think having won
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six emmys, the acceptance speech would be no sweat, but wrong. >> i never write anything down or have it practiced. >> she gave a shout-out to her co-star. >> what were you thinking? >> i was not going to say that and then i started getting nervous up there, because they kept saying wrap it up and i thought seriously, my speech is the shortest and then i saw his face and i miss him so much. >> she feels have come so far in the last 20 years. there are so many strong roles for women now, and another drama where jessica lang took home an
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emmy and believe it or not, kathy bates beat out julia roberts, and so she can do some bragging. it was very noticeable it's a golden time for tv a lot of the movie stars during television. what was the room like with the tribute to robin williams from billy crystal? >> i don't think they could have chosen a more perfect person to do the tribute. to have him be the one and know what a good friend he was to robin and all they did for charity together and for him to do that somebody who truly loved robin, it was remarkable to see, because he did all the perfect things he made us laugh and he made us cry, and the same things robin williams did. >> you mentioned the red carpet.
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there were big stars. who were the big fashion winners? i thought so many people looked beautiful. >> it was a very classy red carpets. julia louis-dreyfus, she looked beautiful. i thought she just looked fantastic. julia roberts, she was bold in the short dress that had a deep v-neckline, and she was nominated for "normal heart," of course and my other favorite halle berry. always stunning. come on. she knows how to do it right. look at the dress. dusty pink romantic, but sexy with the high slit that she can do so well. >> you could put a bag on halle
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berry and she looks good in anything that she does. >> you look good too. >> just don't stand next to halle berry. >> she wakes up like that. good to talk to you. tune in to see the set in full tonight, gayle. i expect you to okay gayle? >> imitation is a serious form of flattery. >> thank you nancy. >> in a minute i am going to be sleeping like this and they will need to wipe it off. good to see you. >> we will bring you a complete wrap up of the emmys on et tonight. ahead on "cbs this morning," it makes dialing
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ahead, norah o'donnell, she is fearless. she challenges serena williams on and off the court. >> this is a good rally we have. >> oh, yeah. >> oh, look at you. you are trying to put pressure on me! >> oh, go, norah. a conversation with the leading lady of tennis. that's coming up on "cbs this morning."
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little league world series stars got a big homecoming monday after water cannons greeted the jackie robinson all-stars by fans and media. they took the national championship but fell to south korea. a parade is planned tomorrow honoring a team overwhelmed by all the attention. >> what's the first thing you're going to do when you get home?
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>> go to steep maybe. >> they missed bedtime for few weeks. this squad also returned to their ballpark for the first time in four weeks. tomorrow's parade in chicago will be capped with a rally at millennium park. >> well deserved. >> i love how that city is celebrating that team. >> me too. they need something to celebrate in chicago these days. would you pay 30 bucks to skip the check-in line at your hotel? >> no. >> let's enthat segment right there. peter greenberg is in our toyota green room with extreme ways hotels are doing more than just nickel and diming you and sometimes you don't have a choice gayle king. that's next on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by mercedes-benz. engineering some of the most advanced vehicles on the road today. vanced vehicles on the road today. corrects for lane drifting and if necessary
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♪ 5,000 diners ss flooded manhattan for an event calls diner-en-blanc. the location always a secret. anybody lucky enough to register beforehand shows up at the designated spot with your own tables, over chairs and own meals. yes, it requires to you wear white. you have to bring white tables
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and chairs. the picture is so pretty. >> i wonder if they serve red wine, you can imagine. >> lovely, but a lot of work for dinner. when it comes to thieves, hotels are becoming more like airlines. a new study says hotels will take in $2.25 billion from surcharges. that's nearly double a decade ago. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is here with how to avoid the charges. we're talking fees, self-parking fees mandatory bellman fees even if you don't use him. what is going on? >> the rates get you into the room, but they're not competitive on value. this is a lot of money we're talking about in this nyu study. they're doing everything we think they're doing, like wi-fi, we've all been seeing that. or the bottles of water in the room that you know you can buy a
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case what they charge you for one bottle. you mentioned the mandatory bellman fee. didn't need the bellman. next morning the door was under my door. there was the bill for the room the bill the tax, and then a $10 fee for bellman fee. >> does it get to the bellman? >> no they don't get any of it. if you're getting $10 a night for everybody in the hotel, that's additional $4,000 a night. >> how much is that? >> conventional bills it's becoming more and more common because they build it into the fee but they don't tell you. but it's failure to disclose. if you're reserving a hotel room and you're getting a great rate. that should be the beginning of the conversation not the end. you need to ask, you can throw in free parking, free wi-fi, let kids eat for free. if you don't at the end, it gets
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tacked on. >> a $50 club sandwich with a $15 service charge that doesn't get to the waiter. you can't argue this a checkout we don't really check our bill. the night before you check out go to the front desk and say, hey, can i see my bill. that's when you dispute. if they fail to disclose you have rights. you dispute the charge
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aftershocks this morning, after sunday's big earthquake. ryan takeo has the latest from napa. good morning, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. some significant aftershocks this morning after sunday's big earthquake. ryan takeo has the will the from knapp. >> reporter: did you feel them? a series of five aftershocks this morning starting at 5:30. we're here in napa on 4th street. here's a look at some of the damage from sunday. now, we are checking with city inspectors as to whether or not there's any more damage because of this series of five aftershocks. starting at 5:30, the most powerful one, a 3.9! we talked to a woman who says that she lives here in napa. she says that this morning's aftershock reminded her every sunday's 6 shaker. see said she was injured, hit by a night stand. but she did not have any more damage to her or to her
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apartment. >> all right. ryan takeo out in napa, thank you. traffic and weather coming right up.
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good morning. well, they finally cleared all lanes. they reopened westbound 24 all three lanes approaching acalanes. we are seeing residual delays. you can see it's jammed solid
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from looks like even concord right now. so again, expect heavier traffic on southbound 680 and on westbound 24. also seeing some good sized traffic as well through marin county. all because every that earlier stall approaching marinwood. traffic is backed up from at least roland in novato. westbound 580 an earlier crash near fremont on southbound 680 and it kind of backed things up all through that area including the ride on westbound 580 through livermore. that is traffic. here's lawrence. low clouds and fog a little more sparse around the bay area. still some of that patchy fog out the door in spots especially near the coastline but you can see some of the patches starting to break up. we are going to see a whole lot of sunshine by the afternoon with afternoon sunshine in many spots away from the coastline. 70s and 80s inside the bay, 80s inland, 60s toward the coastline.
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♪ ooh. >> that's alec baldwin. >> yeah, alec baldwin of all people. >> you never know who you'll see at the u.s. open or what they might have to do. that was alec baldwin, of course playing ball boy at arthur ashe stadium. notice who is sitting behind him and who he saved from that tennis ball. >> listen he was so smooth on it. he-t bounced high up. alec took it with one little grab. >> you didn't reach for it,
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boy, anthony mason. >> you were a ball boy? >> as a youth i was a ball boy. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we've got tennis on the brain here. ahead in this half hour norah and serena williams hit the court at the open. plus an app for your appetite. meet the young hungry designers behind push for pizza. their one-touch system that come to your door step with just a click. my kind of service. that's ahead. and right now it's time to show you some of the morning's headlines. "the washington post" tells us about a special nail polish that could detect date rape drugs in your drink. you put your finger in your drink and if it's tainted it will change color. the counterculture burning man festival. it turned the black rock desert into a muddy mess.
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better weather, though is expected today. the "los angeles times" looks at the most expensive comic book ever. the original superman sold for $3.2 million on ebay. it's about 1 of 100 copies still around. as we showed you, this year's u.s. open is under way in new york city. the top-ranked veteran woman in tennis serena williams takes the court this evening. she faces fellow american taylor town townsend. >> reporter: when we caught up with reigning champ serena williams she was calm cool and confident. >> you won the last grand slam open. do you see yourself take home the trophy this year? >> reporter: it would be really
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amazing. it's such a tough field this year. i don't know. i do know it would be an unbelievable feeling. >> reporter: williams is seeking an impressive third straight title at this year's open. but it's in no way a guaranteed win. >> the worst ever defeat. >> reporter: considering she failed to reach even the quarterfinals in any grand slam this year. >> she's not gotten a serve into court. just last month, shocked fans watched as williams seemed to lose hand/eye coordination in a wimbledon doubles match alongside her sister venus. one of the best servers in the game double-faulted four times before voluntarily pulling out of the competition. she said later it was all due to a viral illness but the tennis community seemed skeptical. did you find out what the virus was? >> no i mean -- i couldn't really -- there was no real answer to that. i couldn't really find out exactly what it was which is one thing that was a little
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frustrating. but at the same time was -- i was really really really sick. >> reporter: really sick? >> no bueno. at all. >> reporter: you feel better now? >> yes, i'm much better now. i've been better since then. i took a lot of time off after that. and i -- actually i didn't leave the bed after that for about a week and a half. >> reporter: a week and a half? >> yeah, but now, literally -- but then i was able to recover after that. >> reporter: and a thing of recent victories has proven she's squarely back in fighting shape. >> or like this. >> reporter: while taking a time to teach a clinic to local children here in queens she seemed excited to be once again seeded number one in this year's open. what does it take to be the world's greatest?
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>> oh my goodness. just working hard. really just enjoying myself. for me more so than any other sport, you have to enjoy it. >> reporter: as serena prepares to defend her women's championship, the men's division seems to be up in the air with last year's winner rafael nadal pulling out due to a wrist injury. rafael nadal your good friend pulled out of the tournament. you have talked to him? >> i haven't spoken to him. obviously, i wish him well. he's so competitive. and he's so amazing. >> reporter: why do you call him your fellow booty brother. >> we can all figure that out. >> reporter: at age 32 a good decade older than some of her competitors, williams is still having a great time playing the game. despite 17 grand slam titles already under her belt she has no plans to leave the court
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anytime soon. what you have not achieved in your career that you still want? >> well there's nothing that i need. right now, it's just numbers. and every one is just like -- you know right now, i don't need to win another tournament i can go home and go to bed as long as i want. but at the end of the day, i'm just saying just for me. >> reporter: and does it ever enter your mind you know i should think about retiring when i'm on top, while i'm still number one? >> absolutely. but i don't think -- as hard as i work and as much as i -- and how i know myself i know myself that i probably will do that. but it's not time yet. it's just not time. >> nobody who loves tennis and loves her wants her to. >> she's so fun to watch. >> and i really admire norah asking her questions while serena had a racket in her hand. it could watch the u.s. open
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coverage starting saturday that begins 11:00 a.m. eastern right here on cbs. about 50 million students public schools. they balk into controversies over common core standards, teacher tenure and technology for the classroom that may have overpromised but underdelivered. los angeles, the nation's second largest school district announced overnight it's suspended a program giving every student an ipad. joel klein served as chancellor of new york city schools he's create of amplify which creates digital tablets. good morning. >> good morning. great to be back. you're selling the curriculum and the tablets which essentially deliver it. how important do you think technology is to the future of education in this country? >> when it's done right, it's
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really important. in and of itself there's nothing magical about technology. what's magical is about teaching and learning. it's not replacing teachers. it's not about takes a textbook and digitizeing it what it is taking it and gives them the support. kids who are bored, kids who are disengaged are not going to learn. but there's nothing about technology that's magical. that's why our curriculum which is nothing like anybody's seen is the most exciting. >> in los angeles, joel why do you think it didn't work there? >> los angeles is a city on the move doing big things with education. sometimes, you do a big thing and you have to hit the pause button. not everything works exactly as it's supposed to work. i think they hit the pause button. but i want to make one thing
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clear what we're doing is about crick column. curriculum. you should ask, this child is moving slowly. you should know that. this child has got none. this child is struggling with these vocabulary words. this child none. >> you see it specifically on their computers? >> absolutely. >> it gives an enormous amount of data to teachers. some people say it gives too much data to teachers. >> i think that's a risk. remember, this is about helping and empowering teachers to do their work better. if you flood them it's going to be utterly useless. if you give them data that says for example, you've mastered 300 words this semester i've only mastered 150. you need to make sure joel gets his vocabulary up. that's helpful. if you give him long papers it's not going to work. let's be smart about what we're
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doing. let's make we get teachers behind it. everything we do we developed with teachers and student. we play-tested. we tried out. we learned so much that way. that's why i believe this belief that there's something magic about technology is a misbelief. >> there's a study out that if you read something on a device you're less likely to remember it than reading a book. how do you know students are getting what they're retaininging? >> very simple. you give them quick assessments. one of the things we've done we found when they read they retain less. we took this guy chad boldsman who starred in james brown and jackie robinson. he did a reading of the first chapter of douglas. it changed their attention dramatically. you have to use this in a way that engages kids. if you simply put them in front
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of a tablet in front of a computer, it's not going to work. the hype is not helpful. thoughtful work has to take place. >> you said exhilaration is the dominant force in me now. this is what exhilaration looks like, right? >> even with you guys it's exhilarating. >> come on. thank you, joel klein, always good to see you. we wanted to make ordering pizza as easy as pie. we'll
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push for pizza. whoo-hoo! >> the push for pizza app -- >> all paid up even your tip. push for pizza, it's real. five young entrepreneurs turned that simple business idea into business. push for pizza, that marketing video has been seen 300,000 times online. vinita nair introduces us to the group with the taste towards the future. >> who ordered the double cheese and sausage? >> right here dude. >> reporter: for years, pizza has been a big slice of american pop culture even stealing scenes
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in movies. sean penn ordered a classroom delivery in the 1982 classic "fast times of ridgemont high." and it's the favorite of the blockest teenage ninja mutant turtles. and "the net" showed online pizza delivery in its infancy. >> do you want pizza and do you want it now? >> i want -- >> do you order pizza every night? >> we definitely -- yeah -- >> not every day. we do order often. >> reporter: 19-year-old sire cuss summerlin and 19-year-old max hellerstein are the marketing faces of the new app push for pizza. we take our pizza seriously. that's the bottom line. the video definitely an attention grabber and it did everything we hoped could do. >> reporter: are you guys really like, what are we doing? is this really going to work?
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>> i don't know. >> listen i believe it was going to work but the actual implementation of it. >> reporter: will haach and graham darling and dmitri nava excelled. they were studying computer science. >> graham was the first one to build something like he's got something. >> reporter: graham, the first version that you made of this app, how bad was it? >> pretty bad. >> once the buyers came on board, it became from one screen and a button. >> reporter: as soon as you open up the app, you hit the button. >> i put all my information in i get the address. it's ready to go. >> reporter: the app works with online companies order in and delivery using their base to a nationwide database. >> how do you guys make money? >> right now, we just get a small cut. with the bigger transactions
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we'll get that number. >> we'll grow and extend on the button idea. >> reporter: as in the button idea for other things i may want day to day? >> yeah, things that you may need. after we've perfected the pizza model, who's to say it couldn't be a skelton for something else? >> reporter: do you think it's a good idea or five friends? >> i think it's a great idea. pizza is a great food. it appeals to a lot of people. >> right now you the app is only available on the iphone. the guys say they are working on android version. it's funny the two boys who are still enrolled in school and think about taking time off from college. >> where does the pizza come from, i mean? >> they're basically using an existing database. they just tapped into it. >> we'll be right back.
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some als ice bucket challenger shows that even the best intentions don't always go as planned. we now why justin's parents called himself whoopsy growing. you joe kim, the bucket hit him. some made the mistakes of unwilling participants while others should have used a smaller bucket. and one that send the comedian's wig flying exposing more than she bargained for. donations are now at $80 million in the fight against lou gehrig's disease. >> the two pigtails sticking out. >> that was priceless in that video. >> she said it rendered her speechless. >> that never gets old.
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the napa area, after sunday's big earthquake. ryan takeo has the latest from the north bay "..." gloom, i'm frank mallicoat. aftershocks continue to shake the napa after sunday's big earthquake. ryan takeo has the latest from the north bay. >> reporter: did you feel them? a series of five aftershocks this morning starting at 5:30. we are here at napa on 4th street. this is damage from sunday. we are checking with city inspectors as to whether or not there's any more damage because of the series of five aftershocks starting 5:30, the most powerful one a 3.9. we talked to a woman who says that she lives here in napa, she says that this morning's aftershock reminded her of sunday's 6.0 shaker. she said that she was injured, hit by a night stand. but she did not have any more
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damage to her or to her apartment. >> ryan takeo up in napa. and lawrence, i guess those aftershocks, they're going to keep coming, right? >> probably for the next couple of weeks before everything starts to settle down. weather-wise around the bay area, looking good as high pressure starting to build in. we are going to see more sunshine coming our way and a lot of it right now in the mount vaca cam. and more for the valleys especially heating up the next couple of days. still a little cool toward the coastline with a couple of patches of fog there. 60s at the beaches. inside the bay this afternoon you will find some 70s and 80s. and mid- to upper 80s inland. next couple of days maybe even some mid-90s on wednesday and thursday. cool fog out toward the coast. we're going to check on your "kcbs traffic" when we come back.
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good morning. the south bay is being hit with congestion now. 101 and guadalupe parkway, and i want to zoom in now to this new problem first reports of an accident a bad one on the connector ramp from northbound southbound 280 to highway 17. it was an overturn accident and now we're learning the car possibly caught fire and one person may be trapped. so we're seeing a lot of delays in the area. but that connector ramp expect some blockages there, as well. chp on scene. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. even still it is still backed up through the maze at least 20 minutes to get on the span. once you do it looks okay sluggish up the incline but past treasure island it's fine. still seeing delays out of lafayette. earlier crash approaching acalanes. backups from 680 interchange, slowing through livermore.
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