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warm saturday. great weather on sunday. and partly cloudy. no rain in the forecast. captions by: caption colorado ♪ good morning to ou viewers in the west. it is thursday, march 24th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". european security forces hunt more accomplices in the brussels terror attacks. a severe spring storm threatens 50 million americans. whiteout conditions bring travel to a standstill. the governor of alabama apologizes for making sexually suggestive comments about a staffer but he denies having an affair. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. a second suspect is now thought to have been involved in the attack on a brussels metro
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station. >> this man is still unidentified and on the run. >> the hunt for suspects connected to the belgian bombings. >> belgian authorities say people still on the run and could plot further attacks. >> i have a lot of things on my plate, but my top priority is defeat isil. >> it would also be a serious mistake to begin carpet bombing populated areas into oblivion. >> candidates sharply disagreeing. >> you would rule it a possibility -- >> i'm never going to rule anything out. >> can't see anything? don't worry. neither can i. >> wild weather in colorado. a blizzard has caused numerous accidents. >> in texas powerful winds and hail. >> oh my god. >> alabama's governor denies having an affair with an adviser. bentley admitted only that he made inappropriate sexual remarks. >> i love many members of my staff. high flying drug deal. a jetblue flight attendant is behind bars.
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she dropped $2 million of cocaine at l.a.x. >> hold on. i don't need your lectures. thank you very much. >> all that. >> president obama dancing the tango in argentina at a state dinner. the tango dancer managed to coax him onto the floor. >> all that matters. >> he is not completely crazy. good. >> lindsey graham said very nasty things about cruz in the primary, now supports him. >> ted and i have a lot of differences. i'm getting better at this. so -- >> on "cbs this morning." >> how many muslims are in america? >> i don't know the number off the top of my head. >> you are saying law enforcement should surveil muslims but you don't know how many are in the united states? it's more of a political point you're making. >> damn! norah o'donnell just declared jihad against bull [ bleep ]! >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places.
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♪ welcome to "cbs this morning." security forces investigating the brussels attacks are intensifying their manhunt for more possible attackers across europe. a second person may have helped carry out the attacks at a subway station. one of the three suspected terrorists at the airport who handled a bomb is missing. >> law enforcement sources tell cbs news the attacks were supposed to take place next week. the attackers moved the date up by six days follow the arrest of salah abdeslam. the prime suspect in the paris attacks. abdeslam will not fight extradition from belgium. this morning his lawyer said she wants a chance to explain itself. we have a team of correspondents covered the aftermath and we're going to begin at the brussels courthouse. charlie, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning. they told us that the original date of the tacts was supposed to be the 28th. but they were brought forward because of the arrest of salah abdeslam here on friday. the sadness of a tragedy that's cover wellmented this country is fast giving way to anger that it could have been avoided. there ice a catalog of mistakes and missed opportunities that may have cost lives. the alleged bock maker that gentleman latch row we avaded security and get to the airport. two other suicide bombers and brothers alike, ibrahim and ka lead back row we, confirming to cbs news that both men looked into targeting a nuclear power facility. manhunts are now under way for the last unidentified suspect at the airport, the man in the hat,
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the suspects of the twin attacks have been linked to the alleged paris attacker salah abdeslam who has been behind bars since his arrest last week. his lawyer spoke with us after the hearing. >> he was in custody from friday night, interviewed saturday morning and he was interviewed saturday afternoon. there was no police officer that came to see him before the attacks. >> there's a growing sense that abdeslam's capture served as a trigger for the other members of the terror cell to strike the brussels airport and a train station in the center of the capital in near simultaneous suicide attacks. >> reporter: and yet another development, turkey is now aying that its security forces >> this rawt iahim bk raw bord
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syria last summer and warned belgian authorities that he was quote a foreign terrorist fighter. gail? >> thank you, reporting from brussels. the destruction inside the airport and the mangled debris in the subway station made the transportation hubs look just like war zones. allen pizzi is at the molenbeek subway station. good morning. >> reporter: the suicide bombers have reached a level of expertise. speaking off camera one put it, these bastards knew what they were doing. the bombs they set off were designed to reach maximum civilian casualty. investigators believe the bombs were made using a white powder called tatp and known in jihadi
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circles as mother of satan. 33 pounds of along with other bomb making materiels water and detonator, and a suitcase full of nails and screws were found in an apartment used by the bombers. the most hideous ingredients were the nails and screws. this x-ray showed what happens to be a bolt embedded in one of the brussels airport victims. the scene was worse than anything he dealt with during a tour in afghanistan. >> there were war injuries, a lot of bleeding by sha rap nal. legs blown off. things like that. you normally should have maybe that in beirut but not here. >> reporter: not the kind of thing you expect to see in a civilian situation? >> not at all. >> reporter: but the jihadis consider everywhere a war zone. boston bombers used pressure cookers. paris attackers used suicide vests which showed a high level
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of sophistication and indicates the input of a master bomb maker according to a number of experts. the real worry is how many of them are still out there. a report by the associated press quoting unnamed officials says there is believed to be more than 400 isis-trained jihadis in europe waiting for a time and place to strike. gayle. >> thank you. allen pizzey reporting from brussels. >> as we heard from allen, the terrorists made bombs using tatp. aread, we'll look at the new technology. >> the state department does not know of any americans killed in the terror attacks but at least two americans are considered missing. justin and stephanie shults were at brussels airport at the time of the bombings. their family is flying to belgium to look for them. vladimir duthiers of cbsn moments ago spoke to another victim that's recovering in a
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hospital. he described what happened when the bombs exploded at the airport and immediately after. >> everything so real, from the explosion, from the gunshot, from all of those things that happened. i guess the gratitude is what i feel the most about how, how i made it. >> reporter: what do you remember about that day? >> i remember i stayed at my buddy's house yesterday and i went to pick up one of my colleagues that i work with, he was going to drop me off at the airport. and i had a great talk with my buddy's wife about fate, about you know, what -- yeah. i guess it was kind of foreshadowing the whole day events. i remember a lot of kind of trivial things.
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i remember checking in and i was thinking, when i was done, she said, you know, go around to the a gates because the a gates and b gates are together now. and up to a few weeks ago, the b gates for the international flights were on the ap site side of the airport. if i had gone that way instead of this way, i would have gone -- i would have been completely safe. and i was like, well, maybe i should go check out what they did. i was just curious. and in this case here i went towards the a gates and then right when i turned the corner i heard the first explosion. and i look back and i see kind of the debris and i start hauling, you know. and in hindsight i should have ran away towards the old b gates and but anyway, then i remember falling down and my hip just exploding. i looked down and, you know, i
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see like massive bones just sticking out. and then i hear the second explosion and now that i'm starting -- >> yesterday. >> i want to kiss my wife and kids and give them a big hug. >> reporter: 150 remain in hospitals across the city. at least 61 -- >> i don't know how i didn't hit my big old head. >> reporter: similar to what we saw after the boston bombings. >> we're following breaking news from syria. government forces are fighting right now to retake the ancient city of pal mirra. troops are approaching the heart of the city predicting victory within 48 hours. in iraq, the military says the offensive to take back the city of mosul from isis has begun. iraqi forces retook several
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cities near hoz. they captured mosul back in 2014. it may not be possible to leb rate the city this year. we've heard that iraq has only half the number of brigades in this area. ted cruz and donald trump are doubling down on proposals for police to single out muslims in the country. hillary clinton took on the republican candidates in a speech at stanford university. chip reid is in washington with how terror similis impacting th presidential race. >> donald trump and ted cruz are working hard to convince their base that they'll do just about anything to keep this country safe. some of these proposals are controversial enough that president obama is weighing in from thousands of miles away. >> that's not a smart strategy. >> reporter: on the heels of a historic cuba visit and a brutal terror attack, president obama went after ted cruz for
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suggesting that u.s. law enforcement monitor muslim neighborhoods. >> i just left a country that engages in that kind of neighborhood surveillance which, by the way, the father of senator cruz escaped for america, the land of the free. >> reporter: cruz hit back. >> the president goes on a national television conference and lectures america on islamaphobia. enough is enough. >> reporter: brussels is the latest in a string of terror attacks since november, pushing foreign policy back to the top of voters' concerns. the republican front-runners doubled down on taking drastic measures. >> we are worried about laws and we can't waterboard and, yet, they are chopping off heads. >> reporter: we carpet bomb isis into oblivion. >> reporter: in a speech on counterterrorism, democrat hillary clinton fired back at the gop proposals. >> when republican candidates like ted cruz call for treating
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american muslims like criminals and for racially profiling predominantly muslim neighborhoods, it's wrong, it's counterproductive, it's dangerous. >> reporter: clinton also criticized trump's suggestion that the u.s. should significantly reduce its commitment to nato. she said turning our back on nato would send a dangerous signal to america's friends and enemies. >> chip, thank you very much. president obama has been practicing with some might call soft shoe diplomacy during his visit to argentina. take a look at this at last night's state dinner in buenos aires. he was invited to demonstrate the tango. he stumbled a little at first but then eventually found his footing. hundreds of guests were there. some question why the president continued his trip to argentina and cuba following the brussels attack. at a news conference earlier in the day, president obama argued that changing his schedule would show weakness to isis. a powerful spring storm this
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morning is battering parts of the country's midsection. last night hail and thunderstorms struck the arkansas area. overnight heavy snow north of colorado springs stranded drivers forcing many to be rescued. the blizzard shut down denver's airport yesterday. severe weather threatens more than 57 million americans. adrianna diaz is live for us. >> reporter: as you can see, it is a beautiful spring day here in green bay where some kids got to squeeze out one last snow day for the year. the governor here issued a state of emergency because of all of this. this is just a snapshot of the severe weather hitting parts of the country. >> holy [ bleep ]! >> reporter: in between strikes of lightning, it was impossible to miss the tornadic storms that barreled through northern texas.
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the powerful system produced a torrential hail storm in plano. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: hail stones the size of golf balls battered thousands of homes. >> this fell in about one minute. never seen anything like it in my life. >> the water is coming up toward the house. oh, my gosh! >> reporter: pounding rain and winds topping 45 miles per hour knocked out power to more than 5,000 people. the same system is dumping snow from the rockies to the great lakes. there were blizzard conditions in colorado where some places saw more than 20 inches on wednesday. the slick roads led to spin-outs like this one in denver. hundreds of cars and trucks faced whiteout conditions and traffic that had some drivers stuck for hours. denver international airport was forced to shut down for only the third time in its history. more than 1,300 flights were
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cancelled. at one point, close to 300,000 people there lost power. the blizzard warning ends here later today. when it's all over, parts of the region could get a foot of snow and if it doesn't melt by sunday, it could be a white easter, not christmas. >> oh, wow! think about that. thank you so much and stay warm. a jetblue flight attendant accused trying to sneak nearly 70 pounds of cocaine through security at l.a.x. is in custody this morning. marsha reynolds vended at jfk airport yesterday nearly 3,000 miles away. no confirmation how she made it across the country. officials say reynolds took off running barefoot from the crew checkpoint at l.a.x. she allegedly left behind her designer heels and a bag with 11 individually wrapped packs which contained cocaine worth $2 million.
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wow. i guess you'd start running away, too, if they caught you with $2 million worth of cocaine. >> i'm thinking, number one it wouldn't happen to me or you or you. i'm thinking she is looking for a new job today. australia confirms this morning that two separate pieces of debris found off africa are almost certainly from the missing malaysian airliner. the two chunks were discovered in mozambique and taken for analysis. they suggest it is from a boeing 777. investigators plan to comb sorth africa's coast for wreckage next. flight 370 disappeared in march 2014 with 239 people aboard. alabama's governor admits to inappropriate sexual talk with a powerful female aide. ahead, robert bentley's defines after a former insider
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their agenda... figuring out what's causing good morning, everyone. it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening. the bart board meeting today and at the top of their agenda, figuring out what's causing those electrical surges on the pittsburg-bay point line that have knocked out dozens of cars out of service. a judge has ordered corinthian colleges to pay almost $1.2 billion for misleading students and investors about their success in job placement for graduates. the for-profit college is closed. coming up on "cbs this morning" the bombs used in the brussels attacks may have contained ingredients legally sold at drugstores. kris van cleave takes a look at some new technology. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. stay right there. ,, ,, ♪
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good news as you head out of oakland into san francisco. that earlier accident near treasure island is cleared out of lanes. unfortunately, the damage is done. it is a slow ride across the upper deck of the bay bridge this morning. you have delays as well as you make your way off the eastshore freeway and 580. the metering lights remain on with delays all the way into the maze at this point. eastshore freeway right at san pablo that accident now cleared out of lanes. nimitz freeway bogging down northbound into downtown oakland slow 238 on the southbound side working your way into fremont. here's roberta. what a view for you this morning. good morning, everyone. i'm roberta gonzales in the kpix 5 weather center in san francisco looking out towards the east bay. we see mount diablo lots of sunshine there. slightly warmer day in throughout the tri-valley. right now, in livermore, 44 degrees. it's 52 in san francisco. later today everybody is settling into the 60s and in the low 70s. slightly above average. now, our winds will blow out of the northwest 10 to 20 miles
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♪ the national football league recently had their annual off-season league meeting and something pretty interesting happened. nfl officials announced several rule changes for the 2016 season. all chop blocks are illegal and then this one says extra point line will be permanently moved to 15 yard line. those are fine, but then they get a little strange. check this one out. fumbles will now be called oopsies. and check this one out. if a player scores a touchdown, he must kneel and give thanks to papa john. finally, quarterbacks will start at the line of scrimmage blindfolded and then will move from lineman to lineman until the butt feels like the right one.
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that is a good rule. >> conan o'brien weighing in on football rules. thanks. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up, the scandal rocking alabama's governor. robert bentley faces calls to resign over accusations of an affair with a married aide. we will show you his denial and his defiance. plus a closer look at the powerful bombs used in the brussels attacks. some of those ingredients could be found in a drugstore. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. bloomberg news reports that hackers linked to the iranian government will be indicted today for a cyber attack three days ago. it targeted a small dam in rye brook, new york. service was not disrupted but investigators say it shows how hackers could attack american infrastructure. "the washington post"
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reports on an american deaths reportedly the release of guantanamo prisoners. that's according to a seep your white house official. he did not provide specific examples. but his examples led to new calls to leave the guantanamo bay facility open. president obama has vowed to close it. the detroit free press reports on michigan officials over the flint water crisis. an independent task force says state government failed at many levels and officials dismissed complaints from the poor and the minorities. they call the disaster environmental injustice. governor rick snyder says he is not convinced it was a racial issue. interesting to read the findings of this panel. >> the investigation continues. >> yes. the arizona republic reports on the mayor of phoenix calling for a federal investigation into long lines to vote in arizona's presidential primary. some people on tuesday reportedly waited five hours. others gave up. only 60 polling places were open
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for the phoenix area's more than 1 million eligible voters. state official will hold a hearing on the matter next week. >> we can do everything with our phones now. we can order a car, we can order food, we can create our grocery lists and share them with people. voting has got to be easier in this country. even if it's not by your phone, but the fact you have to wait that long, it's hard for people if you have kids and a job and all of that stuff. >> seem like there will be changes and they have to fix that problem. the st. louis post dispatch is reporting the death of baseball original and well-known broadcaster joe garagiola. his broadcasting career spanned six decades. he was a big league catcher like his buddy yogi berra. he played for his hometown cardinals. joe garagiola was 90 years old. did you know him, charlie? >> i did and interviewed him. he was a better announcer than he was player and had this wonderful career as an announcer with vin scully and some of the others. >> i heard the joke was he used
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to say i can't even be the best catcher on my block because he and yogi berra was there. i thought it was good information. >> it may be true. earlier we reported investigators believe the bombs used in the belgium attacks were made using a white powder called tatp. it is made from ingredients sold legally at drugstores. this was the scene after two bombs exploded at brussels airport. investigators are increasingly confident the devices included a compound tatp. hydrogen peroxide and acetone is a part of the material. chris van cleave is looking at new technology to spot a bomber before they could strike. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the concern with law enforcement is that tatp could be used in a space like this here at new york's penn station. terrorists have dubbed it the mother of satan because it
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packs nearly the punch of tnt. this new technology aims to instantly detect somebody who has come in contact with the explosives. >> fire in the hole! >> reporter: the bomb that ripped through this car door is an explosive that is a favorite of terrorists. from brussels. to paris. to the 2005 attacks in london, even the underwear bomber all used a homemade and extremely volatile tri-acetone, tri-peroxide or tatp. one ounce of a tenth of a pound easily sent shrapnel flying across a 120-foot-debris field. covered a lot of distance. >> it certainly did. you don't need pounds to cause a catastrophic failure especially in something delicate like a transportation mode. we talked about airplanes a few minutes ago but we could be talking about trains or buses.
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>> reporter: brelian belgian police seized tatp at this stash house. >> you're getting close to something commercially manufactured. >> reporter: this specialist with the atf's washington field office. >> this stuff can't be tracked and traced because they are buying commercially available products that are not illegal to own. for years bomb dogs have been the best way to check trace amounts of tatp but dogs have limitations. so the department of homeland security has invested nearly a million dollars in new technology here at professor gregory's rhode island lab. >> we call it an electronic sniffer. it's a system that doesn't need a break. >> reporter: it operates in the background like a smoke detector scanning the air as people pass by, alerting police if it gets a hit. he showed us how it can detect trace amounts of tatp. >> you see value at ports,
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airports. >> train stations, subway stations. >> do you feel a new sense of urgency to get it out there. >> we would like to get it out there yesterday. >> reporter: the device enters real world testing later this year. right now it's about the size of a backpack or a small suitcase. the goal is get it down to the size of a smartphone. >> wow. that is scary. >> kris van cleave, thank you very much. showdown over a proposed liberty bill could be costly for the state of georgia. backers say it could affect faith-based groups that refuse or hire someone for religious reasons. but major companies like walt disney says this discriminates against the lgbt community and they are threatening to pull out their business. david begnaud is in atlanta, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for the sake of this story it's all about business. you're got entertainment companies saying they will reconsider doing business in georgia if the governor signs
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this business and take the nfl, the atlanta falcons, for example. they play at the georgia dome and have for years and on this side they are building the mercedes-benz stadium and the falcons hope will bring the super bowl back to atlanta. but experts say though chances could get sacked if this bill is signed, and then there's disney which all but said it's done with georgia if the governor signs that bill. the taxman sure has been kind to "antman" and other disney movies filmed in georgia. the state's generous tax incentives have provided a warm welcome to filmmakers but now some studios say that southern hospitality is being tested by a proposed law they believe discriminates against the lgbt community. disney issued a statement saying, we will plan to take our business elsewhere should any legislation allowing discriminatory practices be signed into state law. similar sentiments have been voiced by amc networks which films "the walking dead" in georgia, as well as other corporations.
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viacom, delta, coca-cola, unilever, intel and reps for two of georgia's sports teams, the falcons and the braves. >> god loves everyone, sir. >> reporter: the state's local debate between religious liberty and gay rights is focused on georgia's governor who must decide whether to sign a deal called the free exercise protection act. it would not only allow religious officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages, it would also allow faith-based organizations to deny services or employment to people who violate their, quote, sincerely held religious belief. state senator greg kirk is a sponsor of the bill. give me an example of what bill would do for somebody in georgia. >> let's say my wife and i want to start an adoption agency and want to be a faith-based organization and want to only
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adopt out to traditional couples and it would protect us. >> movie studios are thinking twice about whether or not they want to send their contractors and employees to georgia to work for an extended period of time. nobody wants to place their employees at risk for discrimination. >> reporter: the governor has until the first week of may to decide whether or not he is going to sign that bill. if he doesn't sign it, the bill becomes law. alabama's governor denies he had an extramarital affair. ahead why robert bentley is apologizing, though, to citizens of his state. (rebecca) i've struggled with depression. i thought i needed cigarettes to cope. i was able to quit smoking. and then i started running. now, i feel a lot better. (announcer)you can quit. for free help, call 1-800-quit-now. find fast relief behind the counter allergies with nasal congestion? with claritin-d. [ upbeat music ] strut past that aisle for the allergy relief that starts working in as little as 30 minutes
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♪ the governor of alabama this morning has no intention of resigning, he says, amid a growing scandal. robert bentley denied claims of an affair with one of his closest aides. he does admit to some iproper conduct. demarco morgan is here with some of the governor's suggested
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considerations. good morning. >> good morning. a bizarre admission at the alabama state capital yesterday. the governor apologized but then he said he wasn't guilty of breaking any laws. staff.ove many members of my - in fact, all of the members of my staff. do i love more than i do others than i do, you know, some more than others, absolutely. >> two-term alabama republican governor robert bentley stood in front of a throng of reporters in montgomery on wednesday apologizing to comments about one of his top political advisers. >> i have never had a physical affair with mrs. mason. i can assure the people of alabama that, as their governor, i have never done anything illegal. >> reports say 43-year-old rebecca mason, 30 years bentley's jr., is a married
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mother of three, referred to her as his closest aide. audiotapes reveal explicitly excerpts reportedly made from bentley to mason. >> there was a period of time, i really can't say exactly the length of time, but it was over -- you know, i don't want to say a period of months. >> it was a period of time. i can't say the length of time. it was over -- i don't want to say a period of months. i'm not going to say that. i'm just saying that it was a period of time in my life that i have made inappropriate comments. >> but despite the comments, which suggest a physical relationship, the governor maintains that never happened. >> at times in the past, have i said things that i should not have said? absolutely. that's what i'm saying today.
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>> the 73-year-old said his comments on the recordings were made at least two years ago and that he's never actually heard the tapes. >> i have been told about the possibilities of tapes for two years. i have never heard tapes. i have never seen tapes. >> until now. seven months ago, governor bentley's wife of 50 years filed for divorce citing their marriage had suffered a breakdown. we reached out to the governor and his aide but we have yet to hear back from them. >> those tapes are very suggestive. >> very suggestive. >> do we think that he will survive this? >> that's a good question and i think everybody is watching to see what will happen, but i don't think he knew the tapes were out there and surely didn't know they were coming. >> i just talk dirty, but i didn't do nothing. >> didn't do anything. it was all on tape. >> i think mrs. bentley might feel differently. >> very differently. >> thank you, demarco. tapes don't sound so good, governor. are wives fair game in the
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good morning. traveling to the bay bridge seams to be a hot spot this morning. we have reports of a brand influence accident westbound 80 at powell. it's blocking one lane. busy off that eastshore freeway towards the bay bridge speeds down to 14 miles per hour. so it's busy. at the bridge the metering lights are on. that accident on the upper deck near treasure island has been cleared. but still going to take you at least about 40 minutes to go from oakland to san francisco. backed up well into the maze. northbound 880 slow-and-go as you work your way past the coliseum. we have an accident not too far from there as you head southbound near the toll plaza to the san mateo bridge. it's over to the side but busy westbound. here's roberta. giving san jose some love this morning, good morning, everyone! take a look at san jose with lots of blue skies. not a cloud in the vicinity. today it will be a tad warmer than yesterday. right now, in throughout the santa clara valley 48 degrees. the winds are out of the south at 3 miles per hour. 45 in livermore. here's the forecast high today for the south bay.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, march 24th, 2016, and welcome to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead, including the latest developments on the timing of the brussels attack. plus the manhunt for accomplices of the bombers. but first here's today's "eye opener @ 8." >> law enforcement sources tell cbs news that the original date of the brussels attacks was supposed to be the 28th. >> the suicide bombers have reached a level of expert east as a senior military officer put it these bastards knew what they were doing. >> former college basketball star sebastian bellin described what happened. >> you're watching these images
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and they're playing them on tv. is it hard to watch that? >> it's mixed. >> republican candidates are working hard to convince their base that they'll do just about anything to keep this country safe. >> it is a beautiful spring day here in green bay, where some kids got to squeeze out one last snow day. >> terrorists have dubbed it the mother of sins. this new technology aims to instantly detect somebody who's come in contact with the explosives. >> bizarre admission at the alabama state capitol yesterday. the governor apologized then he said he wasn't guilty of breaking any laws. >> the maker of m&ms has announced it will start labeling if its candy contains genetically modified ingredients. the fda became suspicious when they found out these guys were real. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. law enforcement sources say the bombings in brussels happened nearly a week earlier than
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planned. that new information comes as a massive manhunt expands across europe in search of two possible accomplices in the attacks. security forces are looking for this unidentified man. he's pictured with two others pushing powerful bombs into brussels airport. he left behind what was the most devastating of the three bombs. najim laachraoui is the suspected bombmaker. prosecutors identified him as a suicide bomber at the airport. >> now he is thought to be the man on the left of this picture. investigators found his dna on at least one of the suicide vests used in last year's paris attacks. ibrahim el back rue which in the middle blew himself up at the airport. his brother khalid set off the explosives at a busy subway station. but there may have been another person with him at the station. investigators are looking for a man who bought a ticket around the same time and carried the same luggage. charlie d'agata is outside the brussels courthouse with the latest developments.
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charlie, what can you tell us? >> good morning, we're just outside the courthouse, where the lawyer of salah abdeslam, one of the alleged paris attackers, said his client says he did not know about the brussels attacks before they happened. law enforcement sources tell cbs news that the date of those attacks was moved forward because of his arrest. cbs news can also confirm that ibrahim el bakraoui and his brother khalid, both suicide bombers, one at the airport, the other at the metro station, were involved in casing a nuclear power facility before the attacks. furthermore, turkey says its security forces grabbed ibrahim at the border with syria last summer and warned belgian authorities that he was a foreign terrorist fighter. and khalid was reportedly already on an interpol list, wanted for terrorism. yet belgian officials have continued to say that both men only had a criminal background, with no ties to islamic extremism. >> all right. interesting information there. charlie d'agata in belgium,
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thank you so much. nba hall of famer, dikembe mutombo is home in atlanta this morning after experiencing the chaos in brussels op on tuesday mutombo was waiting for a connecting flight in the lounge at the brussels airport about 100 yards away from the first explosion. >> i was taking a nap, 30 minutes, when i saw everybody was in the lounge with me start running. you know. and people start screaming, two americans who came, one of them is a former police in denver, the other one was a former military guy. and they came they asked me if i can follow them. and i just follow them. they took care of me until this morning. until 6:00 this morning. they drove me all the way to amsterdam, and that's where i got on a flight to go home. those are my angels. >> oh, wow.
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>> wow. >> yeah. >> that's -- >> my angels. >> my angels, yeah. last night he wrote on facebook i'm so happy to be home safely. i'm praying for the families of those who lost their lives. >> you need angels at a time like that. >> you sure do. >> the brussel attacks have put terror on national security back at the center of the presidential campaign. republican ted cruz is facing criticism for his proposal to monitor muslim neighborhoods. in part he blamed europe's immigration policy for the attacks. >> they have allowed vast numbers of islamic terrorists to infiltrate europe. and they live in isolated communities where radicalism festers. and we need to be using pro-active policing. we need to be using pro-active law enforcement, and intelligence and national security resources. to prevent radicalization. >> in a speech yesterday at stanford university democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton took aim at ted cruz.
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she said, quote, when republican candidates like ted cruz call for treating american muslims like criminals, and for racially profiling predominantly muslim neighborhoods, it's wrong, it's counterproductive, it's dangerous. donald trump said in an interview clinton does not have the strength or the stamina to be a good president. he was also asked about using nuclear weapons against isis. >> i'm never going to rule anything out. >> right. >> and i wouldn't want to say, even if i felt it wasn't good, i wouldn't want to tell you that. >> right. >> because, at a minimum, i want them to think maybe we would use it. okay? it's the worst thing when we do these interviews, with everybody, not me. >> yeah. >> and you ask a question like that. and everybody comes clean and they're so honest, you know, we need unpredictability. >> donald trump says he would only turn to nuclear weapons as a last resort. >> trump and cruz are also trading attack over their wives. the fight started when a group backing cruz published this racy image of melania trump. she's a former model.
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the ad says, quote, meet melania trump, your next first lady, or you could support ted cruz on tuesday. trump tweeted in response lyin' ted cruz just used a picture from melania in a g.q. shoot in his ad. be careful or i will spill the beans on your wife. >> ted cruz says he was not associated with the group and the ad was inappropriate but he called the attack on his wife heidi despicable. that didn't stop trump from retweeting these pictures last night and says the images are worth a thousand words. cruz responded with another tweet, quote, calling donald -- quote, saying donald, real men don't attack women. your wife is lovely, and heidi is the love of my life. what happened, guys, to that unwritten rule that you don't attack the candidates' wives or their children? it just seems to be really going off the rails with this tactic? >> i think so many things have gone off the rails in this campaign. yeah. yeah. i think all of it -- yeah. >> okay, right? >> hard to make sense of it all. the mistress of a navy
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tugboat lost at sea nearly a century ago is solved. ahead families of the service members on board find closure in learning what happened to the "uss conestoga."
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♪ she's a brick oh, she's a brick house. now for this morning's "eye on money." talking to you norah owe done. spring is a key time for home buying and sellers. a recent survey from the national association of realtors shows that upgrades to the kitchen and the bathroom, and new wood flooring appeal to potential buyers. but, even less costly and time consuming projects like insulation upgrades or a new garage door can pay off. what?
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jill schlesinger is here in studio 57. jill, i've always heard about the bathroom and the kitchen. we all know that. but the garage door? >> yes. you know what's interesting -- >> you knew the garage door? >> yeah. >> really? >> here's what happens. a lot of people -- >> i don't care about the garage door. >> you don't want to spend tens of thousands of dollars to do a kitchen or a bathroom. maybe you want to do some cheaper projects. some of the projects that had the biggest bang for the buck are these really inexpensive projects. attic insulation. even just redoinging your entry way can help sell the house. for folks thinking about selling your home you don't want to spend tons of money doing it but these are projects where you can recoup a lot of your money during the sale. >> my husband made the garage mahal. there's like a georgetown sticker, special things for his golf stuff. >> so he knows the tips. >> what do you not get your return on your investment? >> i was really surprised. we looked at remodeling magazine did a drilldown. and a lot of times we've heard
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like bathrooms, bathrooms. well actually, a new additional bathroom you only recoup a little more than half of your money. >> why is that? because there's only so much you can. there's a toilet, there's a tub -- >> and a lot of people are doing dopey things like putting hot tubs in, which may be fun but you're not getting your money back. or making these crazy beautiful faucets that no one really wants to pay for. >> what about a pool? >> pool is a no-no. a lot of people don't want the liability because they have kids. sun room, no-no. when you look at it. it's fascinating, also. living space. that's where you get your money back. we look at the typical home in the united states. is a three bedroom, one bath home. okay? and so you -- if you've got only two bedrooms, investing in more making more living space, a third bet room that's really important. instead of upgrading your bathroom, put a second bathroom in, because the second bathroom, if you do it minimalist, is really good. and most importantly, when you look at a project, you look instead of doing a whole full-blown renovation, a regenerating is actually going
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to help you. just a little bit here and there. >> how do you finance it? >> great question. okay, for most people, we really do like to suggest cash. save in advance. but a lot of people don't have that. however, the good news is, home prices have appreciated quite a bit in the last five years. 24%. that said, people have equity in their homes. you may, may want to tap the equity in the home. you can get a home equity loan, which is usually for a fixed term, with a fixed rate. or a line of credit, where you can draw down the money as you need it. some cases are a refinance may make sense. run the numbers and talk to a lot of people. >> right. >> you got that? >> yeah. >> charlie out there working on the garage door. >> he's a do it yourselfer. >> because somebody looked at my garage door and said, fix it. >> wow. >> okay. >> yeah, well, all right. >> a little bit of a slam. >> did you do it or that's your summer project? >> i did it. >> thank you, jill. >> all right, thanks, jill. the biggest air and sea search of its time failed to find more than 50 u.s. navy sailors. well now, get this, after 95
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"uss conestoga" and the 56 men who died were recently found. jan crawford is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when you see the faces of the young men in these photos, they tell a story. it was once a story of questions for 95 years. questions about what became of them, where they died, and how. and, now, there are answers. san francisco's golden gate was the last known lotion of the "uss conestoga." on march 25th, 1921, the navy tug boat and its 65 sailors had sailed for pearl harbor never to be heard from again. >> the conestoga disappeared without a trace. there were clues but faint clues and nothing definitive. >> reporter: jim delgado is the head of noaa maritime heritage. he says three months later on june 30th, the ship and all aboard were declared lost at sea.
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>> the sea swallowed them. >> reporter: the captain of the ship was diane's grandfather. >> his only child, my mother. >> reporter: she says her mother, ironically the other families were haunted that they never knew what happened. >> right up until her death bed, she mentioned she would be joining her father, so he was even though there was a void. >> reporter: but in 2014, the mystery started to unravel. delgado was researching ship wrecks off of san francisco when an underwater robot outfitted with a camera found this. delgado first realized it was a tug boat and one that sank in peril. >> it's a big boat and it's there with all of these gear. >> reporter: so they googled. >> tug boat missing golden gate no trace and conestoga's name popped up. >> reporter: had you heard of that? >> anybody who studies ships in the sea know about the navy's history and the story about conestoga but that wrecked
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somewhere off of hawaii and not here. >> reporter: never occurred to you that could be it? >> no. >> reporter: it wasn't until this video that they found what they were looking for. >> single purpose 3 .50 caliber gun looking at the size of it. and that is a world war i era mount. >> reporter: this was the smoking gun? >> it was the smoking gun. >> reporter: the smoking gun with photographer evidence. this picture was taken weeks before the "uss conestoga" set sail. >> i think for all of us, it was a pretty powerful moment to realize after all this time that this mystery had been solved, but then the weight of responsibility that comes with that. >> reporter: the people? >> all of the families from that generation went to their grave wondering what had happened. >> reporter: three months ago, diane got the call from jim delgado. >> it's just a shock! it goes all through you to think that the only mystery in our family has been solved! and how could they tained it?
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and what was it doing up there? >> reporter: on wednesday, the families of four of the sailors gathered to hear the real story of what happened. a memorial, a bell was struck for each sailor. >> here are 56 men who signed up to serve their country who were serving their country and who were lost, and ultimately their country found them. >> reporter: for diane, a void filled, knowing her grandfather is resting in peace. >> there is life down there and he loved the sea, and he is with the sea. he's with the living sea and the deceased sea. >> reporter: now researchers think that the ship sailed into a storm and it took on too much water. they turned around and tried to make it to shore, but the ship sank just three miles from the safe port, 27 miles from san francisco and less than a day
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after it left. >> that is heart breaking to hear they were so close. goes to show you no matter how long it is, it's always nice to have before you fill up those ea good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. 8:25 your time. here are the headlines. a warning before you fill up those easter baskets over the weekend. a bay area watchdog company says they found dangerous levels of lead in ghirardelli see's and trader joe's chocolate. >> in oakland steph curry finally meets his match -- in max. he will have his wax figure at madam toussaud later today. it took months to sculpt. and just ahead on "cbs this morning," has elvis left the building? the new fight to keep "the king" relevant in las vegas. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. you can do in oregon.
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accident cleared out of lanes. but busy, as well. westbound 24, slow through orinda. eastbound lanes may be blocked also. 30 minutes in the south bay along 101 from 280/680 to highway 237. 280 not too much better. 101 to 85, 22 minutes. and taking a look at conditions along 87, it's busy northbound along the guadalupe parkway. >> we are heading to sfo and so far no reports of any local airport delays including mineta international airport in san jose and also oakland international airport. lots of blue skies. temperatures a little warmer today than yesterday. 45 right now in livermore to 48 in san jose. later today into the 60s and 70s slightly above average. winds blustery late day northwest 10 to 20. cooler for your friday. then look at saturday. doesn't get much better in the beginning and mid portion of march. easter sunday cooler and cloudy. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,,,,
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could win it for the nuggets. got it off. >> that was a shot by denver nuggets rookie guard manuel budia. as time runs out, he launches an off-balance shot for nearly -- from nearly half-court. he hits nothing but net and denver beats the 76ers 104-103. >> i love that shot. >> that's why we love basketball. >> i love the game. swish! nothing but net. he feels really good today. >> very good, indeed. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, tech start-up claims it can help you pay the lowest price on thousands of drugs at the pharmacies that you trust.
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matthew and jeffrey, they are brothers. hors shaken brothers. say hi, jeffrey. he's in the blue. they are here in studio 57. how they say their technology can help you save big-time. >> all right. plus las vegas' love affair with elvis presley may be headed for the heartbreak hotel. john blackstone talks to the legendary former mayor oscar goodman on the new changes in sin city. that is ahead. . time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" remembers actor ken howard, president of hollywood's largest actors union. he also starred in the tv series "the white shadow." >> the biggest ballplayers i've ever seen. hopefully, when i'm through with you, you won't be. >> you look pretty good. >> get off me, gomez. >> reporter: howard died yesterday. he led the movement to lead the
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screen actors guild and ken howard was 71 years old. "time" reports on exercise keeps your brain young. a new study in urology looked at people doing moderate to intense exercise on a regular basis and had higher scores on cognitive tests. researchers say physical activity can slow brain aging by as much as ten years. >> i'm trying. >> oh, boy. >> you know that. we believe. >> we believe, yes. billboard reports on a video message from the rolling stones to fans in cuba. mick jagger speaks in spanish. was that the spanish? aloha, cuba? in the youtube video, jagger thanks cubans for welcoming them. the stones perform in havana tomorrow in a historic free concert. that is big. the "new york post" reports that rich men may be changing their taste in women. listen up, gayle.
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>> okay. >> case in point, yankees slurring alex rodriguez is reportedly seeing this model anne. she is said to be worth billions of dollars. the post says the urge to date people of symbol incomes. >> number one, go ann. she is a doll and where are the rich men you speak of? >> just sign up. >> i have to sign up? >> yes. >> where does one sign? >> if you had to list -- >> you would have no problem. no problem. >> if you had to list the qualities you want of a man, who would they be? >> tall, handsome? >> i don't care about handsome. i don't care about that. you want somebody who makes you laugh and who is kind and employment would be good and i would like to have their teeth too, just saying. i don't want much! >> what about the front teeth? >> i don't want much! i don't want much, norah! hello, charlie rose! new york's daily news -- >> i have a job!
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>> yes, you do! i'm tal. >> tall. >> he is actually very tall. >> and very handsome. >> that could be awkward. can you imagine if we had a fight and then we would have to work together? no. the new york "daily news" offers a glimpse of david hasselhoff in the upcoming "bay watch" movie. he is posing shirtless with "the rock" on the beach. he made "bay watch" popular in the '90s. many people taking prescription drugs are seeing higher prices. in a study last year, a third of americans surveyed said their bills went up from 2014. that even included generic drugs. a tech start up blink health is on a mission to change that. a free app and website provides lowest prices on generic prescription drugs and half cost
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less than $10 and bought at major pharmacies nationwide. the brothers are cofounders and we are pleased to have them here. >> thanks, charlie. >> jeffrey. >> you spell your name like my husband does. >> look at matt sticking up for his brother, jeffrey! >> how old are you guys? >> i'm 34. >> i'm 30. >> you say this is like groupon. we all remember what groupon was like. >> yes. it's kind of like groupon in the way it works you go to you look up the name of your medication. you see a price. the price you see there is the price you get over 60,000 pharmacies nationwide. that price, if it's less than you normally pay four prescription, it probably will be, you pay for it online. we provide you with what we call a blink digital pharmacy card. you sew that card to the pharmacist and they type in the codes on that card and your medication rings up at zero dollars. >> jeffrey, how are you able to
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do this? it sounds so simple. >> right. >> how are the two shaken brothers able to pull this off? >> i think the key thing is that before blink, the only thing you couldn't buy on the internet essentially was prescription medications. think about amazon or ebay the only thing you couldn't find there are prescription meds. >> i thought people were buying prescription medses from canada? >> you couldn't get them at your local store. the other interesting thing people don't like mail order for their prescription meds so we had to figure out a way to do and what we also recognize when things go to the internet we know things on amazon or ebay prices go down and experiences go up. so what we cracked the code on doing is basically figuring out how to allow patients to purchase their medications online but still pick them up at their local trusted pharmacy where they have a relationship with their pharmacists. >> do you deal with the pharmacies? >> exactly. so the important thing was that we actually have contracts with every single pharmacy in the united states. if the --
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>> the nature of the contract? >> the nature of the contract is they accept our prices. we have different prices at each pharmacy but what is important for consumers is when they go to blink there is one price they are going to see and they can -- they will get that price no matter which pharmacy they go to. it makes it a super simple experience for those users. and there is only one price. >> is there a general percentage and difference between your prices and most pharmacy prices? >> yes. what we say is 50% of medications cost less than $10 when you buy them on blooing. we know insurance copays are going up and most insurance copays are more than 10 bucks. the 30 million people in the country that still don't have insurance, they are typically paying the retail price for medications at those pharmacies and the prices are through the roof. in canada we have found millions of americans are buying their medication from canada. they shouldn't be because there is actually laws in place that prevent canadian drugs from coming into the u.s. but what we found is a lot of those patients are actually now choosing to pay with blink and
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pick up their medication at their local pharmacies so cvs, walgreens and independent pharmacies. >> are you able to offer a cheaper price on pharmaceuticals because you're cutting the overhead, you're buying in bulk? that is always one the suggestions that the government which is the largest buyer of pharmaceuticals in the company because of veterans affairs and medicare and medicaid they should negotiate lower prices. how are you getting lower prize? >> we have offering a small swath of the entire population today. so the -- >> what is swath is that? >> on percentage basis it's probably less than 5% of the population. so the ceos of the largest companies in the country are getting access today to the blink price but in order to do that they have to pay for extremely expensive platinum insurance to get access to those prices. what we figured out how to do is by grouping people together, sort of we are the collective voice for consumers, if you think about in health care no one who represents the consumers
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in health care. what our organization does is pool consumers together use technology and we give them a huge collective voice and give them access to the prices. >> power numbers? >> huge power numbers. the more people who join also the lower our prices will get. >> back to your business model. your app is free? >> totally free. >> where is your income? >> the way that it works is we make a small transaction fee for every transaction that occurs. actually, on some medications, because we decided to make the price the same at every pharmacy so our costs are difference sometimes we lose money on a transaction. on average we make a little bit of money per transaction but only make money if we saved you money. >> a percentage of the sales price? >> not a percentage of the sales price. we price and our costs vary on the pharmacies that patients go to so we make a little bit of money depending on which pharmacy or which medication someone uses but all of the transactions are refundable. we don't want to make money unless you save money and you're able to see the price before you go. >> your dad is a doctor. your grandfather is a doctor.
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was it because you were around health care so much you said we have to do something to help the people? >> yes. i think it's no surprise to most americans it's gotten a tremendous amount of media attention the last several months given what is going on in the pharmacy base. people are overpaying for their medications. most medications should be really inexpensive like lipitor. >> how much is that? >> our father takes it and is now buying it with blink health and has the best insurance you can find and still saving 50% on his medication. >> the blink price is 994. >> for ten milligrams and we are giving every consumer five dollars off their first purchase. that medication is almost free. >> all men around america will be happy about that price. >> you look great. >> jeffrey, whose hair does look great is balding and he does take propecia. >> we have to go!
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>> you're in trouble! >> cot safest bet in los angeles be running out of luck? >> i'm here in las vegas with the king who is struggling to stay relevant in a changing city. >> thank you, thank you very ,,,
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♪ honeymoon in vegas dozens of elvis impersonates take over and including this little boy to imitate the king of rock 'n' roll. it's hard to picture sin city county influence but john blackstone shows us many still honor his legacy it seems the city that loved elvis presley for decades "tender" is moving on. ♪ one for the money two for the show ♪ >> reporter: for decades, the las vegas strip. ♪ >> reporter: has been home to some of the biggest acts in entertainment. ♪ >> reporter: today performers like celine dion and j-lo and
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britney play shows for weeks and bringing crowds and cash to sin city. for that, they can say thanks to elvis. ♪ >> elvis really set the stage for artists to come to las vegas at the peak of their career and play for an extended period of time. we have so many artists have followed his way but make no mistake, it started with elvis. ♪ >> reporter: when elvis sang "viva las vegas" in 1964, it became the city's theme song. the king's persona became a symbol of the city's success, but he hasn't been here for 40 years. >> oh, i've had some elvis sightings recently. >> reporter: the former mayor and his wife prefer to be driven by elvis on special occasions. >> people would come to las vegas just to hear elvis presley. he had a phenomenal influence in
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our community here. ♪ >> reporter: his influence inspired so many impersonators that long after his death in 1977 it seemed hard to believe that elvis was gone. ♪ >> reporter: but recently, there are signs that vegas is leaving elvis behind. >> thank you very much. there is going to come a time when there is one or two elvis left out here and all there is to it. >> reporter: mark has been officiating vegas weddings as elvis for years and this year, business is way down. >> we have about 15% of our weddings elvis. whereas a year ago we were doing 40%. >> reporter: pretty steep drop-off. >> pretty steep. >> reporter: that isn't the only place that the elvis brand is shook up. this show was cancelled in 2012 after a relatively short run and elvis museum exhibit closed last month because of poor attendance and an ongoing las vegas.
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on the vegas strip, there are only two all elvis-themed shows still playing. ♪ >> reporter: the star of this one at planet hollywood is energetic and the audience enthusiastic but it doesn't hide the fact that elvis fans aren't as young as they used to be. >> with the nightclubs and the day clubs, i think you're seeing a younger crowd be attracted to las vegas because of these. the notion that you see elvis impersonators walking up and down the strip is cliche and incontract. >> reporter: the younger crowd isn't looking back but neither is las vegas. the mobsters are gone preserved only in the mob museum. the liberace museum once dedicated to a man a fixture in vegas has closed and the only woman is on oscar goodman's arms. in a city so anxious to move into the future that it routinely implodes its past, it may be surprising that elvis lasted as long as he did.
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>> you miss him because nobody could take his place. right now, i guess we replace him with the people with their finger on the records. i don't know what you call it. deejay? but it ain't elvis presley, that's for damn sure. >> reporter: rest assure, there remain those here who say elvis may have left the building, he'll never leave vegas. ♪ viva las vegas thank you very much! >> reporter: john blackstone, for "cbs this morning." gayle, if we find that guy with the job and teeth, we could do an elvis wedding for you. >> i'll pass. >> you have to say, elvis was great. >> that's right. >> the real thing. >> you're watching,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tonight on basketball? >> i'm on sports tonight. >> watch halftime. that does it for ,,,,,,,,,,,
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sunnyvale-based yahoo couldn face a management shakeup. y sh force out c- good morning. it's 8:55. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening on this thursday. sunnyvale based yahoo could soon face a management shake-up a big one. key shareholders are trying to force out the ceo marissa mayer along with a majority of the board members too. a judge has ordered corinthian colleges to pay almost $1.2 billion for misleading students and investors about their success in job placement for graduates. the for-profit college is now closed. and in oakland you will see steph curry's wax figure today add madam toussaud. it took months to sculpt the replica. >> he may be the most popular guy in sports or entertainment.
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>> can't touch. >> i think in the universe! [ laughter ] >> and deservedly so. good morning. let's check -- wow! okay. one more time, wow! what a view this morning. we have a layer of some fog. other than that, crystal clear skies. it's going to pan out to be slightly warmer than yesterday. good morning, temperatures as you step on out the door in the 40s and 50s. currently 49 degrees in oakland and typically we should be around 63. instead 69 degrees. 60s beaches. 60s, 70s across the peninsula. up to 71 in san jose. high 60s, low 70s east of the bay. north of the golden gate bridge 60s and site of and far reaches, good morning, clearlake at 68 degrees. northwest breeze 10 to 20 today. by easter sunday let's call it partly cloudy and cooler. gianna with traffic next.
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good morning from the traffic center. last look at your thursday morning drive in northbound 680. we have a bit of a snag here at stone valley roadblocking at least one lane. you have delays in both directions. mostly on that southbound side which is the commute direction. 27 from 24 to 580. delays westbound near folsom off 80 an accident. fremont exit. starting to back up from the skyway to the bay bridge and the bay bridge backed up into
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the maze. ♪ ♪ (vo) making the most out of every mile. that's why i got a subaru impreza.
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love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. wayne: ♪ fabulous jonathan: it's a new scooter! - oh, it's gonna happen. wayne: everybody should get a money fairy. you've got the big deal! tiffany: gold rush! jonathan: it's a ruby bracelet. - curtain number three! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: what's up, america? welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady. thanks for tuning in. two people, let's make a deal, shall we? two people, let's see. (cheers and applause) the lady jellyfish. the lady bee in the front row. come on over here, both of you. hey, nicolette, nice to meet you.


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