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ncaa tournament tips off in two hours. basketball all day. good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday march 19, 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." a manhunt after terrorists killed at least 20 tourists as a museum. and do some of the nation's popular brands of wine contain toxic levels of arsenic? claims from a new class action lawsuit. and walked way from the nfl to protect his health. former star rookie chris borland is here. and we begin with a look apartment today's "eye-opener: your world in 90 seconds." nine people now under arrest. >> accomplices on the run. no claim of responsibility.
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>> a manhunt in the tunisia terror attack. people ran for cover after two gunmen opened fire. >> at least 20 tourists. >> killed before police took down attackers. hundreds of university of virginia students protest and an arrest that left a fellow student bleeding from his head ordering an investigation into the incident. >> why is this happening? why is this happening? >> the convict was arrested after a massive manhunt. he allegedly killed one and injured five others. rain thunderstorms even hail in southern california. >> while the east coast is facing yet another round of snow. >> the health crisis as a high school in kansas. tuberculosis diagnosed. >> a motorcycle rider leads police on dangerous chase through the streets of california. >> what do you mean you didn't endanger anybody? standing on your bike going 100 miles an hour. >> settling a class action lawsuit stemming from a giant data breach in 2013.
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>> cowboys sign controversial pass rusher greg hardy. >> you can beat a woman and play with a star on your helmet. all that -- >> dues are dues. that's the way life works. >> robert morris moving on! >> it's over. >> tournament magic for dayton. >> -- and all that matters. >> i don't read "playboy," i just read the pictures calls dick cheney the woeft vice president of his lifetime. >> saying cheney was the worst centerfold in their lifetime. on cbs "this morning." >> john kerry called an congratulated benjamin netanyahu and president obama is expected to do the very same. >> he calls the irani president when he's elected but can't call the prime minister? >> you never called? you never write. >> this morning's "eye-opener" presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to cbs news.
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norah o'donnell is off. jeff glor is with us. waking up in the west a huge manhunt under way in tunisia for more accomplices on a career attack. death toll 23 including 20 international tourists. dozens of others hurt. >> tunisian security forces killed two gunmen. the attack is being celebrated by isis. >> reporter: two span ish tourists found hiding in the museum behind me. tunisian authorities say one of the gunmen was known to them but so far no specific link to any terrorist group. security forces swept in to take on the attackers and propel frightened tourists to safety. both gunmen apparently seen here in unverified photos carried by local media were killed. both tunisians. one of them barely 21.
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it's still not clear who they represented, but isis videos hailed the attack. the timing showed careful planning. the two gunmen struck as hundreds of tourists from two cruise ships arrived at the museum normally almost empty. i came oust museum this eyewitness said, there was a guy, about ten meters away from me started shooting the tourists. those who couldn't escape cowered wherever they could find cover. more than 40 people were wounded and rushed to nearby hospitals. they included tourists from italy, france, australia, colombia poland and spain. the tunisian prime minister visited some of them and the president said his country was in a war against terrorism. these savage minorities do not frighten us he said. we will fight them without mercy to our last breath. in a rare scene in this part of the world, people cheered the
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security forces when the crisis was over. [ chanting ] hundreds gathered later to sing the national anthem and showed slogans labeling them terrorists. tunisia sparked the arab spring uprising four years ago and has been struggling to maintain and build a democracy in the face of growing islamic fundamentalism in the region. this is very disappointing, this man said and makes all tunisian people very sad especially when we were beginning to get on the right track. the cruise ship sailed away earlier. the wounded flown home as soon as they're able too travel and tunisians left to wonder and worry whether they are being swept into terrorism and fundamentalism. >> the violent arrest of a black student at the university of virginia spurred that state's govern to call for an independent investigation this morning. pictures show the student beaten and bloody outside bar. many question whether alcoholic beverage control agents used
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excessive force. in charlottesville, people are uniting in outrage. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what happened outside this charlottesville bar tuesday night is not ferguson missouri, given that no one died, but allegations of police brutalityr suffereds by a popular uv v student led to tensions stemming from the same kind of incident. white police, black suspect. >> his head is bleeding! yo, his head is bleeding! >> reporter: this is cell phone video of 20-year-old martese johnson face down and injured after being tackled by alcohol control agent outside the trinity irish pub in charlottesville. >> i go to uv. racist -- what the [ bleep ] how is this happening? >> reporter: the takedown happened when johnson was denied admission to the pub, and agents from the state abc, the alcoholic beverage control board, were questioning johnson's use of a possible fake
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i.d. that's when the confrontation flared. >> yo, regular police. abc. are they serious? >> reporter: the arrest report said johnson was agitated and belligerent, but that's not how he's known on campus. a popular highly respected vice chairman of the honor community and a leader of the black alliance. two demonstrations organized in support of johnson. uva student shows the incident shows how all african-americans fear mistreatment by police. >> you can see it happen so brutally and so vividly in front of our faces, just wakes us up to the reality that we face here every day. >> reporter: martese johnson himself made a surprise appearance at the rally sporting ten new stitches in his head. he was emotional and spoke briefly. >> we have to choose to be tolerant and accept and work with each other. >> reporter: uva's president
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theresa sullivan also attended the rally after calling for an immediate and independent investigation. >> just seeing the blood run down that young man's face you know, i wanted to know what happened. >> reporter: despite the obvious violence involved in this arrest, johnson was charged with obstruction of justice without force, and was not charged in connection with the use of a fake i.d. the state police are moving in to investigate allegations are excessive force. >> wyatt, thank you. this morning the alleged gunman behind a shooting spree in arizona is in custody. investigators say elliot jere op rage, one person wounded. kniss shows how it came to an end. >> reporter: wearing a protective suit to preserve evidence on his clothing ryan elliot giroux led out of the
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complex he was hiding in handcuffs. >> there was some type of altercation or argument. >> reporter: police say the violence began at a motel early wednesday. giroux allegedly opened fire on a man and two women there. the women survived. the male victim died at the scene. >> talking to him, dave come on, dave. he responded but then just too much blood. >> reporter: detectives say giroux ran across the street a restaurant attached to a feck nick technical school and tried to carjack a student. when he resisted he shot him in the shoulder. that victim took a selfie of his wound and shared it on social 3450edia before running across the street to paramedics. meanwhile, giroux successfully stole a teacher's car at restaurant and the took off. he shot two more people before finding refuge in a nearby vacant condo where he was captured by the s.w.a.t. team. >> do you believe the other
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motives were robbery and carjacking and just trying to get away. >> reporter: detectives say he had to be tasered to be taken into custody. one of lis victims remains in critical condition. for cbs "this morning," kris van cleave, mesa arizona. theirs morning the obama administration is considering changes in the stance towards israel after netanyahu's win. the campaignpledge to oppose a palestinian state puts him at odds with united states policy. at the white house, a possible reset in relations, major garrett, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama has ordered his top advisers to seek alternatives to direct talks between the israelis and palestinians. now that is a peace process that's been going on for months but rendered virtually meaningless when netanyahu in an 11th hour campaign declaration said he was no longer interested in formation of a palestinian state. a policy netanyahu specifically endorsed in 2009.
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the leading white house option but amounted to a sharp reversal of american policy allowing the united nations security council to approve a resolution recognizing a palestinian state. the white house working with israel has in the past blocked such maneuvers argues it would inflame political passions in israel and undermine a fragile peace process. the security council pressing forward appears to about live option at the white house because of mounting frustration with netanyahu not only of his reversal on the palestinian state but his continued push to expand jewish settlements in the west bank and his criticism of a potential nuclear deal with iran. no decisions have been made but u.s. and israeli relations are at theirs rockiest point and the u.s. is sending signals to netanyahu he may be in for some big surprises. >> major garrett, thank you. we learned this morning key surveillance video showing two secret service agents crashing into a white house barrier may have been erased. the agents were is a suspected of drinking.
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utah representative jason chaffetz says he's seen two videos from earlier that offered limited views. the secret service says it's regular policy to destroy surveillance tapes after 27 hour72 hours. and the state department is working to make sure security is tight around ambassador kaleline ken caroline kennedy. seth doane, good morning. where are the good morning. most of what we know about these death threats come through reports in the japanese media. we understand the threats came in the form of phone calls to the u.s. embassy in tokyo last month and understand the caller was male and speaking english. ambassador caroline kennedy shared a stage in tokyo today with first lady michelle obama, and the wife of japan's prime minister. the public talk focused on promoting girls' education in developing countries. japanese police are investigating the calls made
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threatening the u.s. ambassador's life. following the revelation of those threats, cbs news sat down in new york with edwin sh schlossberg. >> i worry about the safety of my family every day. >> reporter: when we were with ambassador kennedy on the southern japanese island of okinawa last year schlossberg was by her side. >> any threat is scary but i think everyone's taking the proper precautions. >> reporter: the state department says it's taking the threats seriously. >> we're working with the japanese government to ensure that necessary security measures are in place, which is something we would do and continue to do. >> reporter: kennedy supported president obama's campaigns and was appointed the first female u.s. ambassador to japan in november 2013. former president bill clinton was also in japan's capital this week honoring the legacy of the ambassador's father president john f. kennedy. she was just 5 years old when her father was assassinated in
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1963. her uncle senator robert f. kennedy, became a father figure after her father's death, was shot and killed less than five years later. ambassador kennedy is known for traveling around japan. she is also known for wading into very controversial issues. when we were with letter in okinawa, she was advocating the relocation of a u.s. military base there and she is also voiced her opposition to an annual dolphin hunt there in japan which is also quite controversial. charlie? >> seth doane in beijing, thanks. dzhokhar tsarnaev faces a new murder charge this morning as his federal trial for the boft's marathon bombing continues. jurors saw the homemade pipe bombs wednesday that prosecutors say the tsarnaev brothers threw at police. a dna expert testified that blood found on gloves in a car used by dzhokhar tsarnaev belongs to murdered m.i.t. officer sean collier. a grand jury recently indicted
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him for collier's murder. planning to pursue the murder charge once the current friel ends. a newly released search warrant, robert durst accused of murdering his longtime friend susan bermanhelp was registered in a hotel under the name everest ward. authorities were concerned he was preparing to flee the country and found nearly $43,000 in cash durst withdrew more than $9,000 a day in the fall. he also had a gun and a rubber mask. the warrant says two experts linked durst to an incriminating letter sent to police about berman's death. beverly hills is misspelled just like in an earlier letter durst sent to berman. this morning, the father of outgoing congressman aaron schock is coming to his son's defense. a cbs camera stoted him on capitol hill last night. he announced his resignation tuesday over questions about alleged misuse of taxpayer dollars and donor funds.
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richard schock says his son is broken but she a fighter. he is a fighter. >> you take one day at a time and ten years from now whatever he's doing, he'll be successful at, i'll promise you that. two years from now he'll be successful -- because -- if he's not in jail. >> the 33-year-old congressman was criticized for his expensive decorated office like downton abbey. reported foreign trips, lavik vacations and a $10,000 vacation in new york with his staff. he leaves congress march 31st. this morning's a fraternity's facebook page exposed at penn state university could lead to criminal charges. members of kappa delta rho accused of posting naked women on a frat page. the frat house suspended a year. outside the fraternity in state college, pennsylvania with reaction. >> reporter: good morning. we spoke with the chief of police here who tells us they
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have already interviewed one woman connected with the case. you are mentioned, the president of the university spoke oubt for the first time yesterday calling the frat's behavior offensive and unacceptable's in response to the posts that feature unconscious and naked women, the university has begun offering extended counseling services. yesterday they met with rett representatives from every sorority on campus. we had a chance to. see with a woman who's not a member of greek life but attends fraternity parties. is there an overwhelming feeling amongst women, could i be in one of these photos? >> if could have happened to anybody. that's the scariest part. >> reporter: in addition to criminal charges it now looks as though those behind the posts could be facing ex-petition andpulsion. and pennsylvania pass add reverse porn law. posting illegal photos without
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consent. and in the east millions getting ready for more snow. oh, no. the first official day of spring will look more like winter across effort is states. how is that possible? meteorologist danielle niles of our cbs station wbz is watching storms on both sides of the country. danielle good morning. >> good morning, everybody. first day of spring tomorrow and after this wild winter only appropriate. we're tracking snow. moisture out of the southeast expands through the mid-atlantic. snowy commute tomorrow morning from d.c. back up into western new york. this area of low pressure passes to the south of southern new england clipping them with about one to three inches of snow but locally higher amounts from new jersey back to long island. high temperatures meantime for us 60s and 70s. quiet weather for now but more rain on the way. downpours expected northern california back up through seattle during the day tomorrow. >> danielle thanks. brackets are set. we are just hours away this morning from the round of 64 in march madness action. last night dayton slipped by boise state with a win in a
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first four matchup. they have the day off before playing providence and robert morris beat north florida. that team takes on top seeded duke. tomorrow night. >> they're going down jeff. going down. >> charlie might have duke winning that game. cbs has you covered for march madness. hearing all day, starting just after 9:00 pacific. >> filling in brackets later. >> yes. >> march madness. some of the country's top selling wines, are they unsafe to drink? we investigate the claims a new class acti
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening around the bay area right now. around the u.s. apple joined the dow today one of 30 stocks in the index. the cupertino company replaced at&t. right now apple stock is down. a fire forced residents to evacuate a napa apartment building overnight. it started just after 11:30 in a two-story building on brown street. no injuries were reported. and governor brown will join lawmakers in sacramento later today to announce a $1 billion drought relief plan. money would go to projects and to help farm workers who have lost their jobs. the announcement comes two days after the state imposed new water restrictions to homes. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. we're still checking a couple of hot spots around the bay area. at the benicia bridge an unusual traffic jam right now. southbound 680 and it's all because of an earlier wreck at pacheco westbound 4 connector ramp that was blocked but they are clearing it now. bay bridge backed up through the maze and the metering lights are on slow mode as you can see there. so a bit of a wait getting into the city. here's brian. >> as rodgers and hammerstein once penned, o what a beautiful morning! but this is not oklahoma. this is the bay area. concord right now 48. san francisco 52. san jose 49. out the door this morning, the numbers will mostly be in the low 50s but boy, we have plenty of sunshine on the way for the bay area. high pressure is building in. warmest day of the week will today.
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in southern california, take a look at this guy. the highway patrol chased a reckless motorcyclist. at times he exceeded 100 miles an hour. he stopped at one point to put earphones on and another time he stood up on his seat. some say onbnoxiousobnoxious. he drove into a gas station and was arrested. i don't know why they do that. police chases never end in your favor. >> maybe he wanted that. comewelcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, a lawsuit claiming some of the nation's most popular wines may
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be unsafe. about dangerous arsenic levels. one big named retailer wants some answers. starbucks is serve up a discussion about race with its coffee. the plan sparked some backlash online. the ceo tells us that can't be. that story is ahead. a man died last week in southern somalia. he's believed to be the mastermind of the nigh rhode shopping mall attack in 2013. 67 people were killed including more than a dozen foreigners. a big payout from target is in the works this morning after the massive data breach scandal. the chain agreed to pay $10 million. victims could collect up to $10,000 each. cyber thieves got up to 110
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million personal information. the federal reserve said it wouldn't consider interest rates until later. janet yellen said that doesn't mean we're going to be impatient. the indystar says the colts want to propose a new rule. the team could also still make a two-point conversion with a pass or run. but then they would be allowed to attempt a one-point 50 yard field goal for a total of nine points. >> interesting. and the "los angeles times" reports that jerry brown and democratic lawmakers announce add $1 billion drought relief plan today. the state is entering its fourth straight year of drought. this year california officials passed new rules that banned waters lawns and.
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some top selling wines have arsenic up to four and five times the maximum amount the epa allows for drinking water. this comes after it was found in apple juice and rice. carter ens is looking into new allegations about wine. he's in los angeles. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. there are almost no federal labeling requirements that tell you what's in the wine you drink. so a denver laboratory starts running tests to find out. their results are what ultimately led to this legal action. after 15 years working in the wine distribution business kevin hicks starts beverage grads, a laboratory that analyzes wine. what he discovered shocked him. >> some very, very high levels or arsenic. >> he tested more than 1,300 bottles of wine.
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almost a quart over them had levels higher than the epa's amount of arsenic in drinking water. 10 parts per billion. no one can say sure for why but hicks noticed a pattern. >> the lower the price on a per liter basis, the higher amount of arsenic. >> they include trader joe's $2 white zinfandel. me naj aottawa was four times the limit. >> when i mentioned arsenic and wine in the same sentence literally almost hung up the phone on me. >> so what was the next step? >> we supplied our data to a law firm. >> he was trying to get their attention. >> later today an attorney plans to file a class action lawsuit
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accusing more than two dozen wine makers and sellers of misrepresenting their wine as safe. >> you've done your own efforting. >> testing with two separate labs. >> you've checked kevin hicks results. >> absolutely. >> do they stand up? >> absolutely. >> we took those results to epidemiologist alan smith, associate director of the research program at uc berkeley. >> these are about two to three times in this particular sample. they varied. they fluctuated but some were up to three, four five times the drinking water standard. >> smith says 50 parts mer million can be deadly over time. >> parts per billion seems like a very small amount. >> it's highly toxic. it's astonishing. >> what sort of problems does it have?
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>> like cigarettes does. >> he comepares it to drinking water. >> we estimate 1 in 100 people who drink water like that throughout their life will die from the arsenic ultimately due to mostly cancers from it. >> the federal government doesn't regulate wine like it does water and a spokesman named in the lawsuit said it would not be accurate or responsible to use the water standard as the baseline. that's because people drink more water than wine. it's only half of canada's standard for wine of 100 part purse billion. the fda tells us it handles food and beverages on a case-by-case basis. >> the state of california has recognized 10 parts per billion is a dangerous amount. >> he's interpreting california law that reyears businesses to
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warn connell supers if their product contain as chemical known to cause cancer. california's for arc nick is 10 parts per million. but they say the industry already provides warning signs to be posted in retail stores and the california attorney jennal's office confirmed that's all that the law requires but some thing that's not enough. >> i think all beverages should % aim to meet the drinking water standard of 10 parts per billion. >> or less. >> or less absolutely. >> two others named in the lawsuit responded to our request for comment. treasury wine says our brands are fully compliant and trader's joes which sells two buck chuck says the concerns raised in your inquiry are serious and are being treated as such.
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we're looking into the matter with several of our wine suppliers. >> what's your ultimate goal? to get them to recall the wine fund the money people paid for the wines and to clean it up. >> they need to determine where the arsenic is coming from. but in the meantime. >> they need to have kochb tainted on the wine, this contains arsenic. it may not help most consumers but it would get the wine makers down to water standards. >> if they had to put it on their bottle. >> exactly. >> we were unable to obtain the exact same vintages but the arsenic levels were all considerably lower than the beverage grades test. now one of them flip-flop piano
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grisio came in with it. they all came in above that level including trader joe's two buck chuck white extendzinfandel. they still plan to move ahead with the case today. gayle? >> very powerful piece. >> absolutely. if you're paying $2 for a bottle of wine, i'm not sure. >> i'd like to know menage a tro s moscato. what does that taste like? that was a nice piece. coming up. >> i'm outside a starbucks in manhattan where customers are being encouraged to talk about a tough topic. coming up you'll hear from the
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this morning star bucks ceo howard schultz is stand by his campaign. they write requests race together" on cups. jericka duncan is outside a starbucks on why they're not backing down. jericka, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. howard schultz says he fully expected a backlash because as he put it race can be a difficult topic to discuss. but he said despite the criticism, what starbucks is trying to do is important.
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starbucks' ceo howard schultz tells "cbs this morning" the "race together" campaign is meant to get customers thinking and talking. >> this is a highly charged, highly emotional issue, we understand that. we've tried to be very thoughtful, very genuine, very authentic, and recognize that by leveraging our stores potentially we can elevate the conversation and make a positive difference. >> reporter: some find it con da sensing. one took to twitter to show their frustrations. one wrote if only selma had put in a starbucks. >> there's always more to be done than just talking. talking is cheap sometimes. o cf1 o >> they write my name and order and "race together." it didn't really pique my interest. >> reporter: starbucks is known for taking a progressive stance on social issues. >> i think it's somewhat miss
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understood. it's voluntary for our people and our customers. >> i'm very touched, moved, and inspired by this conversation. >> the initiative grew out of impassioned town halls schultz held with his employees following racially charged incidents in staten island new york cleveland, ohio and ferguson missouri. the company formally lodged the campaign this week with full-page newspaper ads. a supplement will go out this friday. >> if we can understand the element of empathy with one customer a day and they go home, speaks to their children, goes back to their office and speaks to their co-workers, i think we will have done our job. >> at yesterday's shareholder's meeting he also announced an initiative thinking about the future. he said over the next three
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years he wants starbucks to hire 10,000 young people. >> thanks so much. >> it's interesting how they talk about it being a personal extension of yourself the coffee cup and that's bhie some people didn't love it. >> one of the funniest tweets. starbucks and selma. that was good. >> it was. are your fruits and vegetables as healthy as they seem? find out which produce has the highest levels of pesticides. >> plus prince george is closer to becoming a big brother. his mom the duchess of
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good morning, it's 7:56. a dozen california wineries are facing a class action lawsuit. the suit claims some of the most popular brands have unsafe levels of arsenic a chemical that can cause cancer. uc president janet napolitano is under fair after she was caught on a hot mic calling student protests crap. the students stood up and took off their clothes at a meeting last night to voice their anger over plans to raise tuition. governor brown will announce a $1 billion drought relief plan today. the money would go to water supply projects and farm workers who have lost their jobs. two days ago the state also imposed new water restrictions.
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good morning. let's get a check of a couple of our hot spots before you have to head outdoors and hit the roads. here's a live look at our sensors across the benicia bridge. southbound 680 is all jammed up because of an earlier wreck in pacheco near the highway 4 interchange. everything is now cleared. and it's kind of a similar story between union city and fremont. it was an earlier crash that backed up the commute early so it's pretty much solid from the 238 interchange and if you are heading into downtown oakland, it's just beginning to get a little sluggish just north of the oakland coliseum. that is "kcbs traffic." here's brian. >> tell you what, though, it is sunny bay wide today. we have numbers that are a little bit of a chill to start. 49 degrees, 52 in the city right now. san jose 51. high pressure builds in proudly and boldly over california today. the warmest day of the week.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. thursday, march 19th 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the retirement of an nfl rising star, chris borland is here for his first live television interview, how the risk of playing football made him walk off the field for good. first, here's a look at "eye opener at 8." today's authorities say one of the gunmen was known to them. so far there's been no specific link to any terrorist group. >> he was charged with obstruction of justice. the officers involved have been placed on administrative duties. an alleged gunman is in custody.
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one person died. five were wounded. the u.s. is sending signals to netanyahu, he may be in for some surprises. we understand the threats came in the form of phone calls. the caller was male and speaking english. first day of spring tomorrow and after this wild winter only appropriate. we're tracking snow moisture coming out of southeast will expand through the mid-atlantic. if we can elevate the understanding and empathy with one customer per day we will have done our job. do we expect a poor brisarista to handle a conversation on politics? >> will he take his chances with the field. >> this is going to be the year guys, i'm winning the pool. >> you can tell obama's mind is elsewhere because his top two picks were israel and iran. today's "eye opener at 8" is presented by prudential. i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king, norah o'donnell is off. jeff glor of cbsn is with us. a manhunt is unfolding in tunisia after the massacre of visitors to a museum. several people are in custody. >> tunisian security forces killed two gunmen. this morning they are searching for up to three accomplices. islamic extremists praise the attackers. two spanish tourists hid all night in the museum. this morning they emerged safely. the governor of virginia launched an independent investigation into the arrest of a black student who was injured during an arrest. 20-year-old marquis johnson has ten stitches foreign policy he's from -- in his head. some call the agents tactics extreme. chris borland was one of the nfl's most promising rookies.
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on monday, he announced his retirement from the san francisco 49ers over concerns about the long-term effects of head trauma. he's just 24 years old but says the risk of playing are not worth the rewards. chris borland joins to us discuss his decision in his first live television interview since his decision. welcome. thank you for coming here. >> thank you for having me. absolutely. >> walk us through how you came to make this decision. >> i'd always been aware of the dangers or i thought i was. in fall camp last year sustained a hit and it was nothing out of the ordinary for a linebacker physical play, just thought to myself after that is this the route i want to go? how many times am i going to do this? for how long? and what are the real consequences? it triggered a change in thought for me. subsequently i did a lot of research and ultimately came to the conclusion that no it wasn't worth it for me personally. >> that one hit. was it a concussion? >> you know, i thought so. there's a lot of vernacular in
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football about getting your bell rung, getting dinged. it was one those instances. the hit itself wasn't cataclysmic, it just changed the way i approached the game. >> you realize if you continue to play the game you might suffer permanent brain damage. that was your conclusion. >> that was my conclusion. people talk about knowing the risks going in. i think guys understand, of course, it's not good for you but i don't think even the top neurologists truly understand the risks and the connections. that's what i found in my research. it's too much unknown for me and there's been too many tragedies for me to be comfortable playing. >> there must have been people who said to you, you're crazy, you're giving up so much money, fame, such a career. >> yes. and i am. i understand that. maybe they're right. i could be wrong. i hope i am. however, that's a difficult conversation to have with families who have lost loved ones about how important it is to make a lot of money playing
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football. >> did you think your decision would attract this much attention? >> i didn't honestly. >> what did you think? >> i didn't know what to think. last week i spoke about a neurologist. i said is this a lightning rod issue, is this going to gain a lot of attention? he said no you'll be at the bottom of the ticker on espn one day. obviously it's gone further than that. which was not my intent. i'm not particularly interested in having in-depth conversation about it. the spotlight has been enough. it's important to talk about the information that's available. >> you're saying chris, you don't want to be the poster boy. you don't want to raise a banner about this issue. the nfl is saying listen football today is safer than it's ever been. you can get more injuries falling off of a bicycle. >> yes. and i don't. but the dangers are inherent to the game. you can ride a bicycle and the act of riding a bicycle isn't causing brain trauma.
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you could fall. everything can go right in football and it's still dangerous. which isn't an indictment of the game. if you love it and you think it's worth it you should play. the important factor is that it's an informed individual choice. >> you've heard from teammates what have they said? >> it was difficult. i think they wish i was playing, some of them. they understand where i'm coming from. they know the type of guy, it's well researched. i'm passionate about that. i have their support, guys i've played with, looked up to who have played before me. the most meaningful thing has been former players who have struggled and reached out. >> can football change so the concerns you have will be met? >> that's a big topic. i don't know if i can tackle that. but i think there's a lot of things that can change. i think waiting is a good idea. brevity might be a good idea, just playing a smaller amount of time. no i think the game's
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inherently dangerous, which isn't all bad. we don't need to be overly cautious but we should be smart. >> you made this decision before the season started. were you worried about how and when you would tell your team? >> yes. it was important to me. i think the 49ers drafted me assuming i wanted to play more than one year. at the time i did, too. things changed and they didn't deserve to be undercut. i didn't want that to happen. but ultimately i think my individual health was important. after the season i tried to talk to as many people as possible. at the same time, i wanted to let them know before the end of free agency certainly before the draft, so they could make the arrangements for finding my replacement. >> when you told them what did they say? >> they were supportive. the organization has been great. they understand -- >> they asked you if you wanted to meet with someone else, didn't you? >> they did. which i think is good. i think you should talk to as many people as possible. >> what are you going to do now?
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>> i think i'm going to go back to school. i have interesting opportunities. i was a history undergrad. there's things i could do in academics or business. i need to learn more. there's a lot on the table. >> do you want to teach? >> professor borland. >> potentially. we'll see. a lot could happen. >> all right, chris, courageous decision. thank you so much for coming. >> thanks for having me. >> fascinating. president obama has signed off on his picks for march madness. on a much lighter sports note this morning, in his official bracket the president chose kentucky, arizona, villanova and duke kentucky taking it all, beating villanova for the national title. as for us no surprise charlie picked duke to win the championship game over kentucky. gayle has the same result for the final and also has the maryland terrapins reaching the sweet 16. everyone knows that buffalo will beat maryland in the second round that will be a different conversation. >> you may leave now, jeff glor. >> kentucky wins over duke
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instead of villanova. i apologize, charlie. for the full brackets check out krrm cbs thm >> i'll follow the trend ready of bias and go with wisconsin. >> we're following talent. >> well said chris. the round of 64 begins today on cbs. northeastern takes on notre dame in the first of four games starting just after 9:00 pacific, about an hour away. when it comes to healthy cooking as seen on tv may not be the right recipe for a healthy life. new research on what happens when you pay too much attention
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we're going to melt a stick of butter. you know this is a good recipe if it has a stick of butter. >> some people say that looks good but your waistline could be paying a a price. the cooking show effect a new study finds watching those popular hosts and trying recipes could come back to bite you on the hips. our doctor is with us. good to see you. it's not just watching the shows that make you gain the weight. you start eating what you made. >> so this study was an online
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survey of 500 women and what researchers did is asked them about their height and weight, their cooking habits in terms do they cook from scratch and where they got those recipes. those who got information from social media or cooking shows had had higher body. mass index. they cat graze women into doers and viewers. so doers were women who watched the shows and cooked from scratch. they were 11 pounds heavier than
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the women who were viewers, just women who watched shows but did not cook. >> 11 pounds, that seems like a lot. why does that happen? when they are cooking on tv, they are not eating everything. >> that's right, they are nibbling. this kind of television has come a long way from the the 1960s to where we are now. food television is th recipes may be loaded with calories and fat. their portion sizes may be huge and not the recommended amounts. we look at what other people are doing in the so if you want to watch those shows, tune into the healthier cook ing cooking shows. make them healthier. make sure portion sizes are correct and save those special
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one of one of the longest running daytime dramas is getting a lot of buzz this morning. the bold and the beautiful revealed that a character played by a woman for the last two years is transgender. kevin frazier from entertainment tonight shows how it's taking the story line to a new level. you kept it a secret. >> what secret? >> for years fans of "the bold & the beautiful" have known via month as a fashion model and executive. but on wednesday's episode -- >> you're not myra at all.
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you're myron. you're my brother. >> reporter: they discovered something about her they didn't know. soap operas have been at the forefront of tackling controversial issues but the twist came as a surprise to the actress playing her, carla moseley. >> she is a transgender woman. at first i was shocked and then i said thank you because obvi this looks likite going to be a recurring role. >> reporter: for the actress, this revelation is an opportunity to entertain and educate her audience. >> they're now basically going through this kind of just closure process as each of the characters on the show are. if i've loved the character for so long, why is this changing the way they i feel now.
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>> reporter: at this point in the b & b story line, there's still a person who doesn't know miya was born a male. her boyfriend rick. >> it's brave. brave of cbs. we're standing behind it and feel it's important. >> you're real good at trash talking me in front of rick. >> it could be good for the show as well. >> it's away to keep them at the top of the pop culture charts. >> it's an opportunity that i've prayed for, to be able to make change in the world through my art in a big way. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," kevin frazier, los angeles. >> "the bold & the beautiful" is taking the rest of the week off for march madness coverage but returns here on monday on cbs. >> left us with a real cliff hanger. i want to know what happens when rick finds out. >> he doesn't know yet. >> no. it's going to be a real surprise. charlie? >> i agree. i'll tell you what i do. i think this is such a thing
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that's worth talking about. >> yeah. good morning. it's:25. time for news headlines. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening around the bay area right now. apple joining the dow this morning. it's one of 30 stocks in the index now. the index is price weighted which means more expensive stocks have a bigger effect on the dow's ups and downs. for years apple was too expensive. it replaces at&t on the dow. huge fire forcing residents to evacuate a napa apartment building overnight. it started about 11:30 in a two- story building on brown street. no injuries were reported. and governor brown will join lawmakers in sacramento later today to announce a $1 billion drought relief plan. money will go to water supply projects and farm workers out of jobs. the announcement comes two days after the state imposed new
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good morning. still a number of hot spots out the door including coming into lafayette. westbound 24 right there by pleasant hill road, there is an accident blocking one lane. you can see all the delays actually from concord on the approach to 242 and it remains heavy until you get past that exited. let's go down to fremont once again. this is a second crash in fremont of the morning, southbound 880 this time at mowry. but look at this.
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it is already solid all morning long from hayward because of that earlier accident. here's a live look at the richmond/san rafael bridge, the approach. it's slow now from richmond parkway and then it's heavy to midspan trying to get into marin county. that is "kcbs traffic." your forecast this morning courtesy of brian. >> all righty, thank you, miss liz. as we're starting out with plenty of sunshine around the bay area, temperatures today will be the warmest of the week with just patchy low clouds out there at the shoreline. we're looking for forecast highs at 78 degrees in santa rosa. 78 for napa, as well. 77 in fairfield. 68 in the city. in mountain view 75. in san jose, 76 degrees. the look ahead we are going to be expecting things to warm up beautifully today. but then tomorrow, temperatures are going to take a little bit of a dive as we increase clouds around the bay area. and then slight chance of a few light showers in marin county saturday morning. but in the meantime, plenty of
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this mega church in the firing line after asking for them to fund his jet. he's famous for his so-called prosperity gospel claiming riches will come to his followers who donate to the church. >> the argument of the prosperity gospel if i can put it flippantly is jesus wants you to drive a bentley. >> yeah that's right. i feel the power of a v8. i'm not talking about the power of the drink. i'm talking about power of it pulling me. and on the third day your credit is delivered, u say can i have an amen for a bentley? >> amen. >> can i get a ride from a soul
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because i wasn't aunt to make the payment for the bentley. >> he's hilarious. i can't wait for him to come to the table. welcome back to "cbs this morning." just when you thought online shopping was the only way to go retailers going retro. see how catalogs are climbing back on. the coffee table with ads that look more like adventures. but this morning it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "rolling stone" has a letter from the children of marvin gaye. gaye's children said if their father were alive he would embrace it but, quote, he would be vigilant about safeguarding the artists' rights. he also gave credit where credit is due. the sprinkler system of the
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archdiocese will be dismantled. they were installed to prevent homeless people from sleeping in the doorway at night. they're turned on every 30 to 60 minutes to drench everyone undertherm. yesterday the archdiocese apologized saying their intentions were misunder. >> that doesn't seem charitable but they're changing it. liza minnelli is in rehab this morning. her spokesperson tells a newspaper that liza minnelli is received treatment for substance abuse. the 6 -year-old is said to be making excellent progress. in iowa they report march madness means basketball and vasectomies. more men opt for it in that month so they can stay home to watch the ncaa tournament action during the recovery. there's even a clinic in massachusetts that is offering a free pizza for recovering
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patients while they watch the game. >> that's unbelievable. >> it really is unbelievable. "new york times" says getting a better night's sleep may be important for a better sex life for women. a new study found that each extra hour of sleep corresponds to higher levels of sexual desire. it's linked to a 14% increase in the likelyihood of sexual activity with a partner the next day. >> that's believable. >> i was going to say. you don't need a study for that. consumer reports is dealing with the mystery of the chemicals in your produce. the magazine is out with a study looking at pesticides in 48 fruits and vegetables and find that 17 contain high levels of pesticides. rah bacy good morning.
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>> good morning. >> are they risky? >> the first message you want to give is you've got to eat your fruits and vegetables. it's the right choice no matter what decision you make. they are risky. they're designed to be toxic. 7,000 pounds are used every year in farming. that's important for consumers and those who cultivate our food. >> did we need a study to tell us pesticides are risky? haven't we known that for a long time? >> we have known it for a long time but we want dodd the study to prioritize which ones very risky so they could make better choices and also give the government a roadmap. there's been a lot of progress. >> which are? >> which vegetables and fruits do you want to buy?
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we say organically because they're always low risk. tangerines strawberries. those are just some examples of the fruits you want to buy organically. when it comes to vegs green beans, sweet potatoes bell peppers. those are all choices. >> they cost more money. >> a lot more money. >> money well spent, you say. >> that's right. the good news is for personal residue risks there's lots of low risk conventional options from certain companies so we've identified those as well. lettuce lettuce, broccoli avocados, and when it comes to fruits raspberry, blueberries, bananas. remember, just because they're low residue doesn't mean that farmers weren't part of that also. they're documented in the people who breaux deuce our food and
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their children. >> so is the government regulating the amount of pesticides that are used? >> they do. no one exceeded the amount. some people can have up to 29 residues according to the ckc in their body and we know that when people shift to organic diets, make better organic choices, you drastically reduce that. that matters a lot for kids who are growing. >> is washing the best thing to dosome. >> it's great idea to do. even if you're peeling. you want to wash that people before you peal it because there can be residues on the outside. if you're zesting, i don't know what that means. >> zesting the peel for extra. >> do you know what zesting is?
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>> micrograting. you take the citrus and great it. >> you bring zest to my morning. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. jcpenney is reviving its printed catalog. john blackstone shows us how others are taking a page from virtual form from shopping. >> julie stevens and stacy wine garden are modern women who often turn back the clock when they shop. abandoning computers for catalogs. >> it has gorgeous pictures so easy to flip through. it's like a statement piece on your coffee table. >> i'll see how anthropology puts things together and say, oh that's good. >> they're not your grandmother's catalogs. >> they're much more about entertainment and fun and giving people ideas.
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>> denise lee ya yohn is the author. >> recipes are tested before they're test. it reads like a catalog. >> you're not just a retailer you're a publisher. >> we love it. it's a wonderful way to tell our story. >> laura aillber is ceo firefighter pottery barn. >> you can send me an e-mail. why would you send me a catalog? >> because people love the catalog that. i're not just sales generating tools. they help people decorate. >> data mining guides the designs. it also helps determine how life events like a new baby or home might change customers' preferences.
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>> we have a great data scientists and they study the response rate. >> it turns out most catalog readers spend more money both online and in stores. >> they dog ear it bring toilet the stores, show it to their friends. >> do people pick these up? >> all the time. >> it's not just women. in 2007 andy dunn launched bono bows. their latest is set in new orleans. >> the music is in your face, the guide is so good. the guy wants to read about the world and learn about clothing almost inadd very tently. >> reporter: 20% are placing orders from catalogs. in the late 1800s mail order catalogs were simple descriptions from what you could
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buy from enterprising but far away merchants. even william sonoma's early catalog was a simple affair but the goal was the same. use a catalog to build a connection. >> the customer builds a bond. >> there are some who don't want their mailbox filled with mail. there's a facebook page. twhoes want them can give you a catalog of reasons why. >> it really inspires me and also it kind of makes me want to travel all the time. >> i want to tell the sales rep this is exactly what i want. i want my room to look like this. >> for "cbs this morning," john blackstone cbs this morning. >> a different way of thinking about it. i'm always annoyed and tossing them. i'll start looking at them.
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millions of baby boomers are
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approaching retirement who have already given up their jobs but many do not want to kick back. julianna goldman is with one man who is reinventing retirement in a washington, d.c. suburb. julianna, good morning. >> good morning. it's here in this workshop where a former biomedical engineer has turned himself into a medical sculpture. as a retiree he building for passion, not a paycheck. 75-year-old seth goldstein has always liked working with his hands. so when he retired from the national institutes of health 13 years ago, he wasn't interested in just sitting along. >> i like making things that move mechanical things. then the question is what am i going to do and my wife paula came up with the idea. out of the clear blue sky she said why don't you make a machine that tie as tie. there are about 500 moves.
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>> three years later his tie-tie machine came to life and his artist tigs career as an inventor took shape. it's one of three machines he's built in his basement. >> is this what you thought retirement would be like? >> i thought i would never retire. i thought they'd drag me out of that place. >> he was born after world war ii. census figures there are about 76 million baby boomers. over the next 14 years about 8,000 pea a day will turn 65 and more than half plan to retire soon after. for retires, finding a purple and not simply slowing down is critical to remaining happy and healthy. dr. nancy schlossberg is a professor ee mary ta at the university of maryland and author of "retirement." >> seth is lucky.
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he has a passion. the others have a passion about their work and they don't see any way to translate that in retirement. >> reporter: schlossberg said retirement is like graduating. >> you have some people when they graduate from college, they know exactly what they want to do. othering are searching. others are struggling. >> i retired in 2001. is that right? >> reporter: one of those who searched is seth's wife paula. she, too was an engineer and retire add year before her husband. >> it was a gift for me. it became an opportunity for me to explore how am i wired. >> reporter: she tapped in her creative side dabbling in cult stur and photography and plays. >> i explored lots of different things to see what it was that gave me that same kind of pleasure and enjoyment as i saw
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in seth. >> reporter: seth is the first to acknowledge his machines don't provide any commercial value but for him it's about something greater. >> it's the challenge, i think. the violin and tie-tying machine, they're just great ideas. the concept of doing it is just so need. >> one of seth's sculptures is currently on display in baltimore. and, gayle seth spends four hours a day, six days a week here in his workshop. >> wow. what fun. before you introduced us to his wife, i thought she was coming up with something for stoekt do to keep him busy and them you realize she's cheering him andon. >> you wonder if he did this with an intent of making money. >> imagine passion, curiosity,
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what a fun show today. this is one of the coolest pictures. keith richards going lunch with his daughter.
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one of my favorites. >> why? he's so
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wow. sweet new subaru, huh mitch? yep. you're selling the mitchmobile!? man, we had a lot of good times in this baby. what's your dad want for it? a hundred and fifty grand, two hundred if they want that tape deck. you're not going to tell your dad about the time my hamster had babies in the backseat, are you?! that's just normal wear and tear, dude. (vo) subaru has the highest resale value of any brand... ...according to kelley blue book ...and mitch. love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru.
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good morning. unfortunately, we had some breaking news in antioch in the heart of the morning commute. shortly before 8:00, there was a fatal bus accident a bus and another vehicle. the driver of the car was killed. a stretch of davidson drive in antioch is going to be closed for a while for the investigation. let's go outside and show you a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we're actually seeing an improvement in the last half- hour. it's still backed up for 15 or 20 minutes. delays on the eastshore freeway but again, we're seeing better movement trying to get into and out of those pay gates. and here's a live look if you are heading to the south bay. southbound 17 is really all jammed up gridlock right now trying to get out of los gatos northbound not a lot be
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