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time 69 at the coast. low 80s inland. enjoy your sunshine. >> all right. thank you for watching, everyone. remember your next local update is 7:26. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is to "cbs this morning." historic devastation in south carolina. floods break through dams, cut off communities, and leave tens of thousands without drinking water. a commercial airline pilot dies suddenly in flight. and a massive scandal rocks a fantasy football world. insiders are accused of gaming the system to score a big payout. we begin this morning with today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds.
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>> it's heart breaking. a lot of -- [ crying ] >> a state of emergency in south carolina. >> some 1300 national guard troops called in to accept 250 state troopers. >> the roads are still unsafe. if you drive across it, it could collapse. >> a cargo ship disappeared. >> one body has been recovered. more than 30 others are still missing. >> an american airlines pilot dies in the middle of a flight. an autopsy reveals it was the result of natural causes. >> the clinton campaign has released its first national political ad, taking aim at congressional republicans. >> an amtrak train derailed in vermont after it hit a pile of rocks on the tracks. seven people were urged. >> it swerved to the left and swerved to the right. we were going, uh-oh.
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>> boxes of cheerios were realized. >> all that. >> a controversial finish. k.j. wright appears to intentionally knock the ball out of bounds. it should be detroit's ball. >> it is what it is. we can't change it now. we won. >> all of that matters, 2008 republican candidate for president of the united states. >> after i lost -- i slept like a baby. >> if you had won -- >> i wouldn't be on this show. >> donald trump says he has a license to carry a concealed firearm in new york and added if someone attacked him, they're going to be shocked, especially were they see where he keeps it. >> this morning's eye-opener is presented by toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama has declared a disaster in south carolina. some 550 roads and bridges are closed, cutting off entire communities. 40,000 people have no access to safe drinking water. >> the storm shattered rainfall records in much of south carolina. many areas have seen well above 2 feet. david begnaud is in columbia. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. people in colonel colonumbia, s carolina are waking up to this. on this street where we are, they had 20 feet of water at one point. you're talking about homes that are 18 feet up. and they still had water above the front door. the good news is the sun is starting to shine. the rain has stopped. the concern is more levees that
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may fail. in richland county, the upper windsor dam has failed. crews in national guard helicopters rescued dozens of people trapped in their homes as the deadly flooding punishing the carolinas got worse on monday. >> we don't have a place to go. everything i got is gone. >> reporter: several dams were breached, sending water pouring into already flooded communities and prompting mandatory evacuations in richland county. >> this is one of the worst things we've seen in the entire time i've been here. you have people displaced from homes, people whose businesses are wrecked. i don't know how long it will take to overcome this. >> reporter: streets in columbia, south carolina continue to give way to the relentless rush of water. more than 500 bridges have been
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closed. homes, businesses, destroyed. >> it's heartbreaking. >> reporter: the building that housed shelley manning's family business for two decades is a loss. >> a lot of time spent here with my family. >> reporter: the damage to this church in charleston left the pastor stunned. he and a group of parishioners spent the entire day salvaging whatever they could. >> it kind of took our breath away. then we just had to start thinking about what the next step is of had. >> reporter: -- next step is. >> reporter: this is a frustrating reality for people who live in communities now swamped with water. back to that dam failure i mentioned in richland county. people there are being told to seek higher ground right now. also today, the national guard will be dropping sandbags out of helicopters to help support other dams in the area that are still vulnerable.
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>> oh, boy, david, that's the worst news at this particular time. thank you so much. federal investigators are investigating the sinking of the american cargo ship el faro. 28 americans were on board. the ship disappeared thursday in the middle hurricane joaquin. the coast guard has already searched more than 160,000 square nautical miles an hour of the bermuda triangle. mark strassmann is in florida. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investigators from the ntsb and the coast guard will be conducting separate investigations into what went wrong with el faro. search teams have spotted one body floating in the water, the only sign of the crew so far. the coast guard found this heavily damaged lifeboat, believed to be from the el faro. it was designed to hold 43 people. but no one was aboard.
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>> they would have have been abandoning ship into a category 4 hurricane. >> reporter: all that remains of the cargo ship is wood, containers, life rafts, and other pieces of the doomed ship. searchers still hold out hope for survivors. >> we're not going to discount anyone's will to survive. >> reporter: among the americans, captain michael davidson. destiny sparrow is hamm's daughter. >> it makes no sense for them not to be sent out. >> reporter: a distress call thursday said the ship's engine had died. the boat was listing, leaning 15 degrees and taking on water. hurricane walk evjoaquin was al category 4 event with winds up to 140 miles per hour. >> we put tremendous trust in our captains and crews and all our employees, whether on land
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or sea. but in the end the responsibility comes to me. >> reporter: crews are now searching two separate debris fields. combined, they're roughly the size of the city of los angeles. one is near the ship's last known location. the other is 60 miles north of that. and each day brings new challenges. >> the search for survivors is north of the ship's last known position. >> every day that goes on, that debris field will grow and grow, because the current is quite strong. >> reporter: despite daunting odds, families of crew members like 32-year-old sean rivera say they're well-trained to survive. >> if there is any life in him, he's fighting to continue to live. i believe that. >> reporter: the survival window for anyone in their waters is about five days. we are now in day six, and the coast guard told families of crew members they are no longer optimistic. >> thanks, mark. an american airlines pilot died mid-flight of natural causes, according to this morning's autopsy report.
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the jet was heading early monday from phoenix to boston. the co-pilot took command when the captain got sick. he made an emergency landing in syracuse, new york. kris van cleave at washington's reagan national airport has audio of the crisis in the sky. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what happened to this phoenix, arizona-based pilot is exceptionally rare. the faa says only six commercial airline pilots have died mid-flight in the last 21 years. still, for the people on board that american airlines flight, they had no idea of the drama unfolding behind that flight deck door. >> medical emergency. captain is incapacitated. request handling for runway one zero landing. >> reporter: that's the co-pilot of american airlines flight 550, preparing to divert to syracuse's airport. >> do we need to go to a gate? >> they'll have a way to get in the airplane quickly.
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>> we'll need them to get to the captain. thank you. >> reporter: syracuse police say when medics boarded the plane, it was too late. they found the flight's 57-year-old captain, michael johnston of phoenix, arizona, dead. 147s passengers and five crew were on the overnight phoenix to boston flight. >> the plane started descending quickly. no one thought anything of it at first. >> we saw the fire trucks, ems. we thought he was just sick. then we found out later on he was passed. >> i think the airlines need to be commended. whatever happened in that cockpit, none of us will know. the co-pilot did a great job. >> reporter: the pilot had by pass surgery in 2006. >> they were 99.9% sure it was a heart attack. >> reporter: sully sullenberger
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said every pilot is required to get health screenings every year. >> it's important to note there are two fully qualified pilots in the cockpit, not a captain and an apprentice. >> reporter: american airlines says it is extremely saddened by the passing of captain johnston. he is a long time airline employee, described as a father, husband, and friend. >> thank you very much, kris. an amtrak crew member is in the hospital this morning with serious injuries after his train derailed in vermont. it hit rocks that had fallen onto the tracks. the locomotive and passenger car fell down an embankment. seven people were hurt. general john campbell is testifying at a senate hearing. he told lawmakers the air strike
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on a doctors without borders hospital was a mistake. doctors without borders says it considers the bombing a war crime. a controversial agreement among pacific nations was reached slashing tariffs and opening markets. critics say it will cost jobs. the white house says it will be a boon to u.s. industries such as automakers. margaret brennan is at the white house. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is an attempt by president obama to build an economic bloc to challenge china. but first, he has to sell this deal. and fellow democrats in congress could be the hardest to convince. many thing this is too pro-business and doesn't do enough for labor unions. the partnership knits to it 12 different countries including japan, mexico, vietnam, and other nations who together make up win third of the global
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economy. the white house says the deal gets rid of some 18,000 trade barriers to make it easier to sell american-made goods like technology, cars, agricultural products, and other services. but critics say it will critical american jobs. and the 2016 presidential candidates are weighing in. republican jeb bush has endorsed it. donald trump says the deal is terrible. candidate mike huckabee says "president obama rolled like sushi." democrat hillary clinton has not given her opinion. democrat bernie sanders says he will do his most to defeat the deal. none of the candidates have actually seen the text because it hasn't yet been made public. president obama begins to sell the deal hard today had he me-- he meets with businesses leaders. >> thank you, margaret. i'm still thinking about rolled like sushi. that's quite a picture.
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thank you. politico reporter mike allen says joe biden could decide whether to run for president as soon as this weekend. sources tell cbs news the announcement could be less than ten days away. hillary clinton's campaign starts running a national political ad today. john dickerson is with us. what could be the impact of this campaign by the clinton complain? >> she got a political gift by kevin mccarthy, the majority leader of the house, when he suggested that the benefghazi committee has driven down her poll numbers. all along she's been saying the investigation is politically motivated. there are legitimate investigations going on, which makes it hard for her to say that. >> it's a national television ad
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campaign? >> yes. this is in advance of also her testimony on the 22nd of october. she wants everybody to see that testimony in a highly partisan light. trey gowdy has been bending over backwards saying no, it's not partisan, because he knows then none of their determinations will be listened to. >> joe biden will be deciding soon whether to run? >> it seems like we've been having this conversations for a while now. >> he could wait longer. but there are other big moments down the road he's got to take care of. we get speculation the closer we get to some of those big events. the first debate is one of them. there's a jefferson jackson dinner in iowa that the candidates speak at. these are moments he would want to take advantage of if he was running. >> what are people close to him saying? >> i'm hearing a lot of both.
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some way we don't know, it's up to him. so we are getting more signals that it could come sooner because you do have to get an operation moving. and that operation at some point requires the assent of the person who is actually running. >> would it be important for him to participate in the debate, do you think? >> probably not the first one. the big challenge for the biden campaign that nobody talks about is, why is he running, other than that he's not hillary clinton? that's a fine political answer, but for the country and the voters, why is he running? that's an answer he would need for that first debate. >> i would imagine part of his discussion with president obama at their regularly scheduled lunch. >> it's a pickle for the president. what does he say about joe or hillary? >> and remember how much we talked about that with hillary clinton. >> and jeb bush. >> that's right. >> john dickerson, great to see you. thank you so much. president obama will travel
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to roseburg, oregon on friday to meet families of the victims of a deadly college rampage. the "new york times" reports the gunman's mother was very active in online discussion boards, discussing the difficulties of raising a son with asperger's syndrome. she posted frequently about gun safety and took issues against gun laws that prevented a person from keeping loaded firearms at home. he left behind a manifesto ranting about not having a girlfriend and claiming that everyone else was crazy. a breakfast health alert this morning. some people say that eating cheerios is making them sick, leading to a general recall. general mills says some boxes labeled as gluten free could actually contain wheat. vinita nair has more. >> good morning. the company says the error could cause serious health consequences or even death.
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in a press release, general mills cited, quote, potential adverse health effects for people with wheat allergies or celiac disease. general mills says oat flour was inadvertently exposed during what it calls an isolated incident. it tweeted out instructions for consumers to identify whether their purchase was affected. in a letter to the public, the company's senior vice president says, we sincerely apologize to the gluten-free community and to anyone who may have been impacted. we'll be working even harder to earn back your trust. the cheerios recall is the second for general mills in the last week and the third in less than two months. >> vinita, thank you. just about every office has a fantasy football league. ahead, how insider trading allegedly helped,,
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ahead, two cops go to court over the weapon that wound wod them. why their lawsuit faces a huge legal obstacle. tomorrow how casino gambling is changing. your local news is next. are you watching "cbs this morning."
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. the marin county sheriff's department is investigating the death of a hiker found shot on a trail near fairfax. another hiker found the victim about 6:00 yesterday evening. san ramon will soon be the testing ground for some new driverless shuttles. the shuttles' french manufacturer has selected bishop ranch office park for prototype testing beginning next spring. in the next half-hour of "cbs this morning" why police officers are taking legal action against a gun shop. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. let's head westbound four at loveridge the scene of a new accident where a vehicle looks like it's off to the right side. another vehicle stuck in lanes. traffic slow westbound 4. 20 miles per hour in some spots. not too far from there south 680 at monument we have an accident clearing off to the right side. slow on the south 680 ride cutting over to highway 24. south 880 at tennyson an excellent clearing. southbound 880 and westbound carquinez bridge commute to the maze not bad. a look outside we have seen a thin layer of low clouds develop along the coast and trying to push into the bay. this is a look at the bay waters, temperatures in the 50s and 60s. numbers today in the 60s at the beaches with the sunshine to the 70s across the bay and
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peninsula. all the way up to the low 80s inland similar to yesterday. ,,,,,, ,, scary.
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>> very scary. >> it is time to show you this morning's headlines, fedex and ups are raising fuel surcharges in spite of falling fuel prices.
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this will be fedex's second increase of the year. it comes right before the holiday shopping season. fume costs for the delivery giants were down 35% in the most recent quarter. fedex says the increase is response to heavier packages and a rise in residential deliveries. the ten commandments is gone from the oklahoma city. the state supreme court ruled in june, the display violated the constitution, which bans state property to promote religions. the los angeles times says governor garry brown signed a bill that allows doctors to write prescriptions for patients that want to end their lives. he wrote -- i do not know what i would do if i were dying in a
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prolonged and excruciating pain. >> our affiliate reports on the death of a high school football player, kenny bui was injured t. 17-year-old was declared on monday after emergency pran surgery. friends and family held a vigil to mourn his loss. he is the fourth high school player to die this u.s. season because of on the field injuries. and the "new york times" reports on a developing fantasy football scandal. two major sports companies are involved. a worker allegedly used insider knowledge to win hundreds of thousands of dollars. jeff glor is here with the allegation rocking this multibillion dollar injury. >> good morning. fantasy sports has become a money machine. this report raises big question os would have is at the controls. on game days and seemingly every day this fall, the ads are
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everywhere. now, so is the money. >> one week fantasy football leagues are paying $75 million modz sell under the microscope after allegations of what amounts to insider trading. >> play for your share every single day. just pick your sport. >> reporter: according to a report in the "new york times" the draftkings employee admitted he released early data on what specific players were most used in starting lineups ahead of the nfl's third week. getting that ahead of the curve could serve as an advantage t. employee went on to win $350,000 that week bekt on a rival fantasy football website fanduel. >> it gives somebody an edge. it's no different than somebody in professional sports taking steroids and plasting home runs out of the park. maybe that's a little extreme. the premise is the same because you have an edge. >> fanduel defended their side.
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the site is a relatively new format, paying out big cash prizes on a daily or weekly basis instead of traditional season long fantasy leagues. daily fantasy sport is big business and mostly unregulateding raking in billions per season t. federal government doesn't de79 it as gambling, instead calling it a game of skill, not chance. >> this business is very unregulated. seriously, we have come a long way from the dorm room playing amongst your friends to the corporate scare that the fantasy football. >> reporter: for the nearly 60 million people who take part in this game of skim tll, the quesn now is whether they are being suckered. >> fanduel ban gaming on their own sites, as of yesterday have temporarily barred taking part in other rival sites as well.
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>> we need an education on fantasy football. all three of us never had chik-filet and played fntacy football. >> i need fantasy football 101 jeff, that's what i need now. >> book it. >> okay. thank you. all right, the president of france this morning is condemning the violent react to proposed airline job cuts and angry mobs of workers rallied and ripped the shirts off two air france executives. hundreds stormed the headquarters. the boost bosses had to escape by scaling a fence. the chaotic scene, jonathan vigliotti, good morning. >> reporter: 3,000 job cuts as they gathered around the conference room table to layout their "options action," staff protesting outside made more than their voices heard. they looked like a lynch mob, pieshlths flight attendants, ground staff, many in uniform stormed the company's paris
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headquarters. security was no match with ease the crowd of hundreds reached a board meeting of air france's top officials. photos capture the group seizing the conference room as those normally in control air france's hr vice president xavier brosetta and director of long haul flights literally ran for their lives. their loafers were not made for a quick get away. their business attire ripped to shred itself. they narrowly escaped after junk over a fence. the angry staff had gathered to protest job cuts after the company failed to reach a deal with unions last week. >> a union rep denounced the violence saying they were isolated acts, but added that employees are under a lot of stress. tension that likely won't ease. after all, the job cuts are
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still on the table. xavier brosetta whose shirt was completely ripped off says he was disappointed by the violence and doesn't blame staff or unions t. company has filed a criminal complaint. gayle. >> i'll say, that was quite aggressive. i can't understand any circumstance you get so mad you rip off people's business clothes. we'd be on west 57th, taxi, taxi, i no longer have a bra. >> very intense, jonathan, we thank you again. this morning, los angeles police are investigating a stalking video that shows an officer getting out of his patrol car. the camera then pans to a hands gun held by the person shooting the video. the person recorded this from inside a parked car behind the officer t. video was posted to instagram. it has since been taken down. two milwaukee officers shot on duty are suing the store that sold the gun they were shot with.then.
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,, harm inflicted on a victim. in this case, two officers who were shot in the face. >> at that point in time i thought i was going to die and i wanted my family to know that i loved them. >> reporter: milwaukee police officer brian norberg took the stand monday, recounting the near fatal 2009 shooting that left him with devastating injuries. >> it felt like somebody had
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ripped my bone and my teeth right out of my mouth. >> a fellow officer was shot multiple times. he lost an eye and part of his frontal lobe. under surveillance video shows the officers confronting julius burton just before he opened fire on them. in their lawsuit the officers claim the weapon burton used was negligently and unlawfully sold by badger guns. according to charging do you mean, in 2005, 537 guns recovered from crimes were tracked back to badger guns, which ranked as the number one crime gun dealer in america. burton, seen here standing in this under surveillance video, was 18 at the time. a legal age to buy a gun in wisconsin was 21. he allegedly paid a friend, seen here signing the paperwork-to-buy the weapon for him. the officers claim the gun store knew the purchase was illegal and conspired with the friend to change his answer on a form, to claim falsely that he was the actual buyer of the gun t. gun
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stealsman testified last week he didn't realize what was going on. >> one thing we want to do is put a gun in somebody's hands that has, that's going to commit a crime. >> reporter: legal experts say the officersifies a very high bar to win their case and will likely need to prove criminal behavior on the part of the gun shop. >> who is responsible when a criminal pulls a gun from his pocket and at point-blank range fires at a police officer with the intent to kill him? >> reporter: in opening statements the defense argued that gun sellers have not be held responsible. problem sign adlah in 2005 that shields gun manufacturers and dealers from civil liability resulting from the misuse of their products by others. >> i wouldn't be shocked if there were a jury verdict in this case that favored the plaintiffs. s shot will take the stand
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later this week, norah. >> an interesting case, indeed, thank you so much. ahead, why you might get stuck paying for a home delivery services you no longer want. plus, there is a new place online to find out of this world photos. up next the massive project that helps bring nasa's most impressive pictures into view ,,
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stands were taking so many selfies, it ka ut the attention of the commentators. the guys who landed on the moon took like three total pictures. >> what does that say? >> yeah. >> the young girls from arizona who were college girlfriend. we should point out it's a little off, this morning, can you browse through more than 10,000 stunning images from nasa's ray poll low images. the project apollo archive which started in 1999. he recently added many more. the collection features everything from moon landings and exploration to out of this world selfies and interstellar grooming. >> all right. >> i like that. >> he hopes to upload 13,000 shots in all. >> what a gift he's given us. he took all the time to put it together. thank you.
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taking a look at the roads now, busy on this tuesday morning. we have new accidents to
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report. in san francisco, northbound 101, slow-and-go both directions along one. you can see on our maps here also if you are headed into san francisco via 280 extension, you will see brake lights through there. slow daly city with new reports of an accident 280 right at highway 1. also 101 at ellis. northbound we have delays for an accident also blocking labors. westbound 237 loaded up as you work your way through silicon valley and as you make your way northbound 101, through san jose we have some brake lights there, as well. roberta. >> good morning, sure we have some clouds that have been developing along the seashore but we have clear skies in san francisco right now. blue skies for the blue angels. right now, temperatures in the 50s and in the 60s, later today very similar to monday. 60s across the seashore, 70s around the rim of the bay. mid-70s across the peninsula. up to the low 80s inland. southwest breeze five to ten miles per hour. your extended forecast calls for the strengthening ridge of high pressure resulting in warmer conditions beginning on wednesday. 90s return to the bay area in
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♪,,,,,,, good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, october 6th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more news ahead, including the flood disaster in south carolina. a look at the damage that cut off some towns from the rest of the state. but first, here's a look at today's eye-opener at 8:00. where we are, they had 20 feet of water. homes that are 18 feet up still had water above the front door. investigators will be conducting investigations into what went wrong. search teams have spotted one body floating in the water. for the people on board that american airlines flight, they had no idea of the drama unfolding behind that door. an amtrak crew member is in
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the hospital this morning with serious injuries after his train derailed in vermont. >> she got a gift by the majority leader of the house when he suggested the benghazi committee had driven down her poll members so she's showing off that gift, wants everybody to see it. a recall is a class one meeting. there is reasonable probability the error could cause serious health consequences. the air france committee gathered around the conference room table. staff made more than just their voices heard. new data suggests that the first recorded instance of the "f" word was in the 1300s. in fact, the exact quote was, "i've got the plague? [ bleep ] [ laughter ] >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. people in south carolina struggling this morning with
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widespread devastation caused by historic floods. 13 deaths cautioned by the storms. obama signed a disaster declaration. recovery efforts. more than 500 roads and bridges closed and several towns are cut off. >> headlines highlight the rising concern. one cause of flooding, catastrophe of incredible proportion. david begnaud with a closer look at the destruction. david, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. where we are right now, the water is thigh-deep. and just around the bend from where i am standing, there was a family that was rescued a couple of days ago. they had to take shelter in their attic as the water was approaching their home. they started yelling for help, and it was a neighbor just down the street who heard it, jumped in his kayak and then went to rescue them. and there are stories like that of civilian rescues that are happening all over. the national guard helicopters are the only way to reach some
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areas. the relentless rain cutting off communities. authorities are struggling to get clean water to tens of thousands of people. 4,000 people in the city of manning are alone, and said to be isolated in some areas. the water has started to recede. there's good news, the sun is coming out. but there are dams in this area that are still vulnerable because of the pressure of the floodwater and the pressure it's putting against them. 19 dams have flooded communities and prompted evacuations, homes and businesses are severely damaged. we got word from the national guard a short time ago what they're going to do this morning is this. they're going to go back up in helicopters and they're going to start dropping sandbags out of the helicopters around those dams that are vulnerable, because the issue they're having is the floodwater and the debris is putting so much pressure on some of these dams, there is a concern over the next 48 hours, more of them may fail. back to you. >> all right, david. thank you so much.
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ntsb officials are traveling to jacksonville, florida, this morning to investigate the sinking of an american cargo ship in the bermuda triangle. the coast guard confirmed it sank. crews are searching for the 33 people aboard, including 28 americans. they found one body but could not recover it. the ship disappeared five days ago in the middle of hurricane joaquin. the coast guard says anyone who abandoned ship would have battled up to 140-mile-an-hour winds, and 50-foot waves. this morning, syrian state television says russian war planes bombed by isis targets in and around the newest russian attacks by u.s. led coalition war planes. coalition forces say they launched 24 air strikes in iraq and syria on monday. they're trying to intensify the campaign against isis. david martin visited the air base in qatar where they're trying to keep those two air commands apart.
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>> reporter: as soon as we arrived here at the air operation center, russian aircraft had their closest run-in yet with american war planes over syria. coming within 20 miles of each other. it happened while charles brown was showing his command center for the air war against isis. you can see it on the screen. the russian planes are yellow. the americans' green. u.s. pilots flying f-16s first picked up the russian planes on radar. the russians closed to within 20 miles at which point the american pilots could visually identify them on their targeting cameras. according to brown, the russians have come even closer than that to its unmanned drones. >> the closest it's been within a handful of miles to some of our piloted aircraft. but for our manned aircraft, not closer than 20 miles. >> reporter: he says the impact has been minimal, but he has been forced to work around the russians. >> could they just crowd you out
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of syria? >> no, i don't think so. and partly because after a week of flying, we have a fairly good idea of where and when they're flying. and we're up a lot more often than they are. and so when we do have them around, it's for a small period of time, compared to the hours and hours over iraq and syria. >> reporter: despite the russians, brown says he plans to increase air strikes against isis sanctuaries in syria. the goal of the air campaign is to destroy isis, but the crews now have an additional mission. keep a safe distance between themselves and the russians. for "cbs this morning," this is david martin in qatar. >> great report by david. >> yeah. i mean, fascinating to see. this looks like for control of the air space over syria, as well as -- now this report which is front page of the papers say russian soldiers may join the syrian fight. this is -- >> calling volunteers. >> volunteers. you had asked about that in your interview.
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>> combat troops. and he said no, not at this time. >> the word volunteers is very interesting in that particular case. behind the scenes. >> terry pegula says it's okay to be the underdog and that's why he bought the buffalo bills. what he says about his success and why it comes with some controversy. first, i
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♪ in our morning rounds, wearables, this year's sales could reach nearly $5 billion. our dr. tara narula is here with a new device that tries to change how you feel. good morning. >> good morning. wearable devices tries to change how many calories you eat. a new product doesn't try to change the number on the scale. instead, it wants to change your mood using electric stimulation. >> if you turn to coffee for a jolt, or a glass of wine to relax, a wearable tech company wants you to consider an alternative. electric currents. >> what is the basis behind the concept of using electric stimulation? to change your mood? >> we have nerves on the head and neck that connect directly to our brains, and those nerves normally give a lot of input about what's going on around us. and so what we do is we're installing those nerves electrically to just trigger your body to respond,
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physiologically. >> the new device called "think" costs nearly $300. it fits on the forehead and the back of the head. it comes with two settings, energy or calm. controlled through a smartphone app. because it is considered a wellness or lifestyle product, rather than a medical device, it's not subject to fda regulation. i seely goldwasser is the ceo of think. >> what do you think is the ideal person to use a think? >> somebody with an attitude that -- where they have a full life. that attitude of conquering life, conquering your day. or on the calm mode side, somebody who wants to unwind during the day, because life is stressful. >> think delivers a low dose of electric current to the surface of the skin. they claim the electric pulses or what think calls vibes change brain activity by stimulating sensitive cranial nerves on the face or on the back of the head. think demonstrated the device to first time users in new york
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city last month. >> the heart rate is low, but i feel kind of -- >> users are advised to wear the product between ten to twenty minutes a session and no more than 60 minutes a day. >> i think think's design is really different and futuristic. >> but the concern, i guess, for some is that maybe we're actually limiting people by giving them a quick tech fix to an area where maybe we should be learning how to self regulate our emotions. >> as you practice, then you become self aware of what it feels like to be motivated and/or centered and how to handle stress in a better way. >> think believes humans can't control their own biological responses. randy bruno, a neuro scientist at columbia university disagr s disagrees. >> almost everything we do during the day is limiting our biology. what you drink, what you eat, these are active choices you make to change our biology and mood. >> he's also skeptical if the
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scientific testing by think proves the wearable changes the brain's physiology and chemistry. >> is it really activating some neuro m neuro modulartory part of your brain. they need to do research on that. >> i wanted to know what it felt like. >> this goes on your temple. >> choosing the calm setting in the middle of my day. >> i feel like someone is tickling my hair, my head. so interesting. >> this is about where there is another choice. now the question, this choice of digital versus a chemical choice. how does that weave into life. whether it's think or anyone else, where we are using programs to do things that we want. it's not just a gimmick. it really does help people to be able to feel motivated, to relax, really helps you. >> it sounds like a great idea. but you're a doctor. i mean, what do you think? >> i think physiologically it
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does make sense. i don't think we is but i didn't feel that calm ensation for hours afterwar. >> hurt? >> no, it didn't hurt. >> the attractiveness -- i'm thinking maybe they need to work on the design a little bit longer. of i could see people stopping you -- are you okay? do you have any other concerns about the device? >> i think one of the biggest things is long-term side effects. if people wear it for hours at a time, years at a time, adolescents, whose brains are still developing. >> for an energy boost -- but as the doctor pointed out, there are other ways to change the physiology in the brain. >> we're just beginning to learn. >> we are. >> thank you. >> yes, thank you. >> thank you, dr. tara. >> if you like a little mystery
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>> the subscription box business
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is unwrapping success with birch box and stick fix. you pay for everything from your makeup to grocerys to your clothes can be sent to your doors. kate hudson's fab lettics is under investigation after customers complain they didn't know they were signing up for a subscription. so how many pitfalls are hiding in in that fine print nobody ever read. welcome. >> good to see you. >> so a person signs up for yoga pants. they think they are getting it at a deal. >> then they are off with a $25 special. get your first outfit for $25 bucks. little do they realize unless they read the fine print many screens into the website, they are authorizing this company to bill them up to $49.95 nor this recurring membership and thousands of customers have gone on social media, they've complained to the better business bureau they didn't see this coming and worse when they
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discovered this, and they tried to reach the company to can sell their membership, they got the run around. they couldn't get a real person on the phone, their messages didn't get returned. they couldn't get through by e-mail. >> this happened with fabletics, kate hudson's company, a huge backlash? >> massive backlash, thousands of complaints. >> her company said quote we make it very clear during a fabletics shopping experience and multiple places if a customer takes advantage of these membership prices, he or she is joining our vip service. still is it confusing to customers? have you looked? is it buried in fine print? >> you have to go many screens through to get a clear description. let's face it. if you are a company and you got tens of thousands of people complaining via social media and the better business bureau they got ripped off, presumably for tens of thousands of other people too busy to go public, either these people are all stupid or something happened here by design to trick people
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and take advantage of people's limited attention span? >> so any recommendations to offer a way to get out of it? >> well, the one. in general, if you are signing up for a subdescription service, you do have to read the fine print, yourself. at minimum, you should research the company you are doing business with the you haven't heard of it. if you use a credit card that you trust. you use a credit card where you know if there is a dispute can you call up the credit card company and say, look, i'm getting rinned off here, please can sell the charge. then the company now has to deal with the credit card company to try to get their money instead of you having to deal with it. >> has this company changed its practice? >> well, they say they didn't need to change their practice. so we really don't know. >> there is no indication? >> that's right. >> 15 different times and notifications? >> correct. >> note to self, radio ted fine print. most people don't. >> this is the story of our times. it's the fine print. >> thank you, peter.
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>> thank you. americans recycle, sorry, n nor. it does say the marin county sheriff's department is investigating death of a hiker... found st on a trail n good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. in the headlines, here's what's happening, marin county sheriff's department investigating the death of a hiker found shot on a popular trail near fairfax. another hiker found the victim about 6:00 yesterday evening. more than 900 nurses all in contra costa county began a two- day strike this morning. it involves contra costa's regional medical center in martinez as well as 11 clinics also run by the county. the county plans to bring in temporary replacements for the nurses during that walkout. and coming up on "cbs this morning," massive wind powered sculptures capturing the imaginations of engineers and physicists. have that and how about a little traffic and weather
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good morning. we have lots of delays in the south bay for your tuesday morning drive. a new wreck reported northbound guadalupe parkway. looks like it's blocking lanes at capital and slow on the northbound side. looks like you're sluggish along the 101 out of the south bay. 280 northbound also slow as well to 85.
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34 minutes 101 to the 80 split. north 280 from 380 through san francisco 19 to 20 minutes there. southbound 680 headed towards walnut creek an accident still there sluggish slow-and-go as you connect over to 24, as well. westbound backed up through the caldecott tunnel so give yourself some extra time. northbound 880 crawling along through oakland. that's typical. metering lights are on. we have a thin layer of low clouds at the coast trying to work toward the golden gate bridge but take a look at this. we are looking towards telegraph hill and coit tower and can you imagine the view of all those people that right there have during fleet week? amazing or every day of the week, right? 50s and 60s out the door. the winds are relatively flat. we'll be out of the southwest today up to 10 miles per hour. numbers up to about 70 at the immediate seashore to the mid- 70s across the bay, 70s peninsula and santa clara valley. low 80s to the east of the bay. and north bay numbers stacking up to 74 degrees in petaluma.
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welcome back to cbs this, mo. coming up, a rare interview with a pro sports power couple. see how they're keeping buffalo's teams in the game. why the success comes with some controversy. give glor is here to review his sports profile. art uses science to create a beautiful beach. meet the designer who wants people to run with his ideas. that's ahead. >> that's cool looking. i want to see that. right now, it's time to show you this morning's headlines. "time" says cheetah named
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legolas after the elf character in the "lord of rings." the big cat was found dead on the side of the road. his death was called unprovoked and unnecessary. the new york post says yankee's pitcher c.c. sabathia is in an alcohol treatment program and made the announcement days after celebrating the team's wild card playoff birth. he says in a statement, i love my teammates like brothers. i am fully aware i am leaving at a time when we should be coming together for one last push. it hurts me deeply to do this now. i owe it to myself and to my family to get myself right. i want to take control of my disease. i want to be a better man, better father and better player. >> and the walk post says the people app is going to change. we talked with the co-founders last week about the app. remember this one that rates people. after a wave of internet
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outrage, they now say people will be more positive. she promises that people reuse,. this is a binge for everything on the comedy series partlandia. >> coffee, squeeze, orange. rustic, brown, cups, periwink him. lids, fuchsia. >> oh, wait. it has lipstick on it. lipstick lids, rose. we did it. >> this morning one of the most e-mailed article from the new york sometimes i times is making people sort through their feelings of recycling. we will visit the system he trashed 19 years ago. >> that controversial story was headlined recycleing is garbage. >> in a new opinion piece, he writes when it comes to the bottom line, both economically and environmentally, not much has changed at all. he is here at the table. we are pleased to have him. >> welcome.
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>> don't recycle? >> recycle some things. paper, cardboard and metal can make sense. it's fairly economical to do that. it has some environment am benefits. we have this weird obsession we are cycling everything. we should get to a zero weight society. most garbage is garbage. it's not that worthwhile to recycle. it's pretty expensive to do that. >> what's the biggest many mistake in recycleing? >> trying to get everything done, doing food, plastics, exotic things, glass is a big mistake. it breaks, and you end up with this glass that nobody wants. they actually have to pay to get rid of it. so we should be selective. more and more politicians are saying, i'm going to get our recycling rate up to 50%, 75% or zero waste. what we should do is recycle what makes sense and throw the other stuff away. >> we were always told
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everything makes sense, like this plastic. where do you stand on plastic, john? >> plastic. there is a slight environmental benefit from it. it does reduce greenhouse emission a little bit. it saves energy when you recycle plastic. just to give you an idea of the scale to offset the emissions from one trip to europe, wow would have to recycle 40,000 bottles. the savings so little. if you rinned them in hot water, just a little energy could offset all the savings, you'd end up putting more carbon in the atmosphere. >> americans generate 250 million pounds of trash a year. what about the idea that there won't be enough land films to hold all of that trash, some of it's got to be recycled? >> that was the big fear back in the ''80s when they couldn't find a place for it. in fact, there is plenty of room in the united states to bury trash. we have all this open land, all the bar gage we would generate for the next thousand years. >> where is all this open land,
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not around new york city? >> people don't want to have it around cities. i visited this landfill in virginia. it's hidden back in the woods. they pay so much property taxes, they have beautiful schools. so it makes sense, it's carefully lined. it's monitored. it's out there. then after these landfills are filled, they cover them with grass and they turn them into parks. >> the as soon as you point out is clear. you weigh the cost benefits. what about just the value of recycleing? with my children i like the idea that they think about the environment and the earth. they think about not overusing too many plastic bags, reuseing one bag every time you go to the grossry store. doesn't the value of that? >> i agree with that. i started recycleing because my daughter became a little needs in the house. in 6th grade, she said, we have to, we have to. now, listen to you, i show her your article. see, see, kirby. >> i think it's nice to tell
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kids not to waste things. it's good for kids to learn self discipline. i think we're getting this warped maevenlth i went to a 3rd grade classroom where they spent the entire week of the science class studying garbage. they had the idea garbage was going to destroy the earth. they were doing all these terrible things. i wanted to say all the stuff in that yogurt container came out of the earth. we took it out, made a nice product. now we will put it safely back in the earth. i mean, it's not good to scare kids. i mean, we're not running out of these teemplts we have plenty of room to bury it. there are more important things. i wish they would study more important things than garbage. >> when you wrote about this in 1996, you were not a popular person. >> it set the hate mail. >> what about this time? >> this time, it's anger. it's a moral issue. it's hard to persuade people if you think it's morally wrong to
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throw away gar back. i respect that's a moral opinion. >> are you by nature a contaxpayerian? >> y -- a contrarian? >> yes. >> a billionaire sportshis team. they bought the buffalo bills after buying the nhl zane sabres. good morning. >> reporter: i am, indeed. good morning to you. they swooped in to buy the bills after many thought the team was long gone, bounds for l.a. or toronto. they said not two professional sports teams, but a whole region. >> i always like being the underdog. maybe it's my parents instilled it in me. it's okay to be the underdog. >> buffalo still the underdog?
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>> i this i so. >> we are always seem to be at least in other people's opinions chasing after somebody. >> it's not a negative. though. >>. there yes, but thanks. it makes you tougher. >> as the son of a coal company truck driver underdog doesn't tell the half of the story. after graduating from penn state with a degree in engineering, he parlayed a $7,500 loan from friends and family into a small oil company. which became so successful. he sold much of it for more than $5 billion. his business involves a controversial drilling process called fracking for which he makes no apologies. >> i'm very proud of what i do. i'm in the oil and gas business. i have been my whole life. i believe that my industry has been getting some publicity it doesn't deserve.
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>> there is some irony, there, though, it's a practice still not allowed in new york state? it has, in large part, kept the bills in new york state? >> mm-hmm. yeah. that's quite a twichlt isn't it? >> her story is even more incredible, his wife. we sat down with both of them in what many locals are calling begula victim. >> tell us her story. >> kim was abandoned on a street corner at the age of 4 with nothing but the clothes on her back. >> oh my goodness. >> she was adopted be acanadian couple, raised in western new york and has five kids now with terry and has risen to become the most powerful woman in sports. she attends all owners meetings with her husband. we'll have more about her and him in buffalo. >> that makes me want to watch. >> they met after she worked for one of the energy companies about 23 years ago. >> you are from buffalo. so i know you feel very good
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about this. how has it changed since you were there. >> i walk back around downtown and see a place i don't recognize in many areas. there is a new energy, a new excitement. there is a lot of money pouring in. a lots of that comes from the stew wardship recently of these two teams a and what is taking place surroundsing them. >> warren buffet owns the newspaper there yes. >> how is that dubbed bills patriots game the other week? >> you knew she was going to go there. you knew. you can cut the segment a little bit shorter. >> i'm very excited. very glad to see this. >> one more game,
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its footing. >> this is a strandbeest, an intricate collection of pvc pipes fastened together with plastic ties, designed to move, scoot, across beaches, powered by the wind. strant beast means beach creature in dutch. they are the brain children of artist engineer tea johnson. you always refer to them as animals, as living things. are these creations living things to you? >> well, of course, you can imagine them as animals and it's a game, in fact. >> after a while, if you play a game long enough, it becomes real jochlt. >> reporter: he has spent 25 years tinkering with the design of the beasts, making them seem more real, more alive. they appear to be a strange mix, part insect. part craft.
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part horse. the key to their life-like movements is in the legs. >> the legs, they shouldn't spend too much time in the air. they go to the ground quickly and give support to the animal again. so this is what these animals do. it might be the reason why it looks very much like the movement of real animal's legs. >> reporter: while strandbeest's original habitats were on the beaches of europe. species have been spotted in massachusetts. [ applause ] >> reporter: recently they invaded a plaza near boston to cheers of delight. what is it that brings out the child in us when we see these objects? >> for a child, 35 new, right? every experience is new. if you see something new, you forget you have grown up. the child comes out of you. >> reporter: they were there for a talk he gave at the massachusetts institute of technology, for their ability to
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move smoothly, almost effortlessly, captured the imaginations of engineers and physicists, but they're equally as awe inspiring as work of art, which is why the essex museum is displaying them in an interactive exhibition. >> it reminds people of the power of their own creativity. >> trevor smith is the museum's contemporary art curator. >> teo's creativity doesn't respect those boundaries, this is art, this is story telling, it's a wonderful amal gum of all three of those things. >> what is your hope this will grow into? >> before i leave this planet i would like to leave a new specimen on earth, so these animals will live in the future. >> reporter: he is taking steps to insure they continue after he's gone. he's found a clever way to help them reproduce and evolve. he openly posts the formulas on his website, how to store the wind energy and how the legs
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work. he encourages people to created their own versions and that is exactly what people do. these are considered hackbeasts. beasts made of legos the ones that are hamster powered. still there is nothing quite like the majesty of his original reiations. do you have a favorite? >> yes, my favorite strandbeest is the one that keeps me awake at night. >> reporter: for "cbs this mornin morning", jamie wax, salem, massachusetts. >> i love that. >> wow. >> i absolutely love. that. >> yeah, i want kids to see that in person. >> my favorite one is the one he's yet to make. so he's always thinking. we should point out these strandbeests will be at the museum until january and shuttling to san francisco, how exciting. a teenage dare devil is
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bragging about a stunt that can make you dizzy. this guy is not afraid of heights. how he reached the top of shanghai's tallest buildings coming up next on cbs this, mo. morning chlt /* /- "cbs this morning." ,,,,,,,, ,,,,
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an 18-year-old dare devil made it to one of shanghai's tallest buildings, then he snuck out an open door after the cleaning crew left. he climbed three times without safety equipment holding his camera, though, the billing is nearly 1,100 feet tall. it is a spectacular view if are you not afraid of heights. i would be so mad if i was his
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♪ just you and i ♪ dollars to settle a privacy lawsuit. the lawsuit claims linkedi good mornin. linkedin has reached a deal to pay out $13 million to settle a privacy lawsuit, which claims that linkedin spammed members without their consent. today more than 900 nurses in contra costa county will begin a two-day strike that involves nurses at contra costa county regional medical center and martinezas well as 11 other clinic in the county. the governor will be in richmond to sign the california fair pay act. the bill would require men and women to receive equal pay for substantially similar work. as for today, the weather
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is beautiful! here's roberta. >> thank you, frank. good morning, everybody. the visibility is unlimited at this hour. we have some clouds that are stacked up next to the immediate seashore but looking out from oakland to san francisco, okay, albeit a little hazy, we have blue skies out there. temperatures into the 50s and 60s. cool spot is concord at 54. otherwise it's 60 in redwood city going up to a high today in the mid-70s. very similar to yesterday with nearly 70 at the seashore. 70s around the bay and peninsula and all the way up to the low 80s inland. southwest breeze 5 to 10 miles per hour. wednesday begins the warmup and then we top off with temperatures inland back into the 90s on thursday through saturday with coast in the 60s and 70s. the traffic is coming up next.
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good morning. tuesday morning northbound 880 still continues to be a sluggish drive out of oakland. looks like stop and go in the area. at the maze delays at the bay bridge. approaches slow west downed 80 at hilltop. reports of an accident bay bridge backed up. metering lights on.
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slow coming off of 580. san mateo bridge sluggish. golden gate bridge seeing extra volume but overall decent ride out of marin into san francisco.
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