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>> short sleeves? >> all. [ laughter ] >> all of it. >> good to know. >> look at that ballpark. isn't it beautiful? >> it's gorgeous! go, giants! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our youers in the west. it is thursday, april 7th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning". bernie sanders slams hillary clinton as unqualified to be president. and the big apple fights back at ted cruz over his comments about new york values. violent video shows a texas police officer slamming a 12-year-old girl f t to the ground. what led to the confrontation. luck runs out for two brothers accused of stealing $19 million in lottery jackpots. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
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in response to secretary clinton -- >> i don't believe that she is qualified. >> sanders targets clinton's record. >> he has been talking for more than a year about doing things that he, obviously, hadn't really studied or understood. >> this guy standing over there talking about new york values with hatred, with hatred of new york. >> let's be clear. the people of new york know exactly what those values are. they are the values of liberal democratic politicians. >> in central alabama, a possible tornado touched down overnight. >> along the california/arizona border. >> new details about fbi unlocked the iphone used by one of the san bernardino terrorists. country music hall of famer merle haggard died on his 79th birthday. >> since i was 29 years old, it's been uphill all the way but it's been fun. the white house is redirecting $580 million to
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battle zika. >> our concerns are only increased. a school police officer body slams a 12-year-old girl in texas. young and old having a great time at the masters annual par iii contest. >> good putt reaction. >> maybe one of the best hole in one was from an 80-year-old legend. >> cruz has momentum and a real chance he could turn this into a contested convention. wisconsin it's all because of you. this calls for a celebration. you deserve it, baby. >> on "cbs this morning." >> wait. if cruz was the winner, that means that donald trump was the -- gosh. what is the word? >> a loser! that's it.it. thank you. >> analysts say trump lost because of things he said and done.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." the honeymoon is over for the winners of the wisconsin primaries. bernie sanders and ted cruz both face an uphill battle in the upcoming new york contest. it is the home state of hillary clinton and donald trump. both front-runners are on the attack. >> oh, and the clinton campaign is furious with sanders this morning, after he questioned her qualifications to be president. nancy cordes is in philadelphia where sanders is campaigning this morning. nancy, good morning. i feel like the gloves are off. >> reporter: good morning, yeah. sanders stunned a lot of people with that comment last night and some wondered if he really meant it. well he just repeated it at a press conference here in philadelphia and that's after he told us that clinton should apologize for iraq war debts because of her vote for the war and that she should apologize for job losses.
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>> you routine my say you respect hillary clinton and her experience. why do you now believe she's unqualified. >> when you have headlines in the washington post, quote, clinton questions whether sanders is qualified to be president. if you want to question my qualifications. maybe the american people might wonder about your qualifications. >> though clinton didn't call sanders unqualified. >> i'm the better so choice. >> kung he's qualified and able to deliver on the things he's promising to all of these democratic voters? >> i'll leigh it to the voter to decide who of us can do the job that the country needs. >> reporter: last night the clinton campaign demanded sards take back his words and accused him of inventing grievances to rile his supporter. but clinton did plenty of riling herself on wednesday. >> center sards want higher
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standard for toy guns than real guns. >> reporter: sanders has been criticized this week for saying they should haven't the right to sue gun makers. >> the sandy hook families who say you should apologize for you position? >> i would say this i they it is -- we are aware of what happened in sandy hook, it's a tragedy beyond comprehension. maybe secretary clinton might want to apologize to the families who lost their loved ones in iraq. >> reporter: later he suggested that new yorkers might not like their former senator that much because she's only 10 points ahead of him. >> in my home state i got 86% of the vote. maybe that should tell the people of this country something about when people know your best how they feel about you. >> reporter: the reason this race has suddenly become so nasty is simple. it's because new york state's primary in a week and a half has become a must win for both
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candidates. more clinton, a huge embarra embarrassment to lose the state she represented. and for sanders, his way to the nomination closes untless he ha a big win in the state. ted cruz received a cold, cold welcome when his campaign rolled here into new york city. page one of this morning's "daily news" says it all, i guess. after a student protest apparently forced cruz to cancel his visit to a high school in the bronx yesterday. the latest poll shows more than half of new york's republican voters support donald trump. cruz is far back in third place behind trump and john kasich. major garrett has spent months on the road covering the campaign but, today, he is here, live and in color in studio 57. major, good to see you in person. >> welcome aboard here. >> republicans spend a lot of time talking about values. we all know that.
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in new york a subset of that conversation. new york values and what do they mean? not surprisingly, to new york voters. that is tough terrain for ted cruz who is already taking heat on this front and the cruz strategy, pretty simple. not lose new york too badly and grab delegates where he can. >> it never changes. hey. new york is called new york. >> donald trump showed last night he values his home state of new york and basked in its enthusiastic embrace. >> i love these people. these are my people. yeah. >> for maximum political effect, trump resurrected this old turf war with ted cruz. >> you know, i think most people know exactly what new york values are. >> do you remember during the debate when he started lecturing me on new york values, like we are no good. like we are no good. >> trump suggested cruz's conservatism clashes with new yorkers.
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>> i got this guy standing over there, looking at me, talking about new york values with scorn on his face, with hatred, with hatred of new york. so, folks, i think you can forget about him. >> outside the event, protesters showed up early to denounce trump, calling his rhetoric racist, but a robust police presence helped keep the peace. campaigning in the bronx, cruz was reportedly forced to cancel an event at a local high school after students there threatened a walk-out, but a change of venue didn't quiet hit critics. >> get out of the bronx! >> still cruz had to defend his definition of new york. >> the people of new york know exactly what those values are. if you want to know what liberal democratic values are, follow donald trump's checkbook. >> the trump campaign is in the mist of a major -- current
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campaign manager will focus on upcoming primaries and sticking close to trump. charlie? homes destroyed after a possible tornado through an alabama trailer park. trees snapped and crushed homes in montgomery. rerescue crews used chain saws overnight to break up the debris. the national weather service confirmed at least one tornado that caused damage southeast of montgomery. there were no reports of major injuries. powerful winds this morning are helping to spread fast moving wildfires. firefighters in arizona battled flames that pushed into california and forced evacuations. several other wildfires stretch across oklahoma. 11 counties there are under states of emergency. manuel bojorquez is at alabaster cavern state park in the town of freedom where they are fighting flames. >> reporter: firefighters here are preparing to head back to the front lines.
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the winds have picked up again and that is the biggest obstacle to containing this fire. at least one firefighter has suffered from heat exhaustion and hundreds more are trying to get the upper hand on wind-whipped flames, some towering as high as 100 feet. burning out of control. strong winds and dry weather are fueling fast-moving wildfires across several states from the southwest to the great plains. on wednesday the fire erupted in arizona and it's already consumed more than 1400 acres. the flames have spread into california where they forced the evacuation of about 100 people outside the city of needles. some of those leaving aren't sure if they will have anything to come back to. >> so much smoke and so much flame that close to your stuff. you're just assuming it's gone. >> reporter: more than 200 irefighters are struggling to stop a wildfire here in northwestern oklahoma. four separate fires have merged into a massive inferno that has scorched more than 55,000 acres
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in just two days. why is it so difficult to fight this fire? >> right now, the high winds that we're having and the dry fuels. this area has not had a soaking rain in over a hundred days. >> reporter: erratic 40-mile-an-hour winds have made it nearly impossible to determine what direction the flames will shift. and because of the dangerous weather conditions, the officials have not yet been able to count how many structures have been destroyed. they're opt misic about today's forecast because the winds are not expected to be as strong. police in belgium released a new video this morning. surveillance video shows a so-called man in the exiting the brussels airport. he's accused of dropping off one of the bombs. police say he threw away the jacket on his way. invest ga gators are looking for
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th that. they believe it could contain important evidence to reveal the attacker. the national journal said the agents explained the secret technique to senator dianne feinstein working on a bill to limit encryption. the fbi plans to brief other lawmake lawmakers. james comey described the benefits last night. >> a worldwide market of creative people was stimulated that hadn't existed before a whole lot of folks saying could i break into a 5 c running ios. >> comey said he's confident the technique will be closely protected and used lawfully hnchts mississippi facing a backlash over its so-called ljs freedom law this morning.
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executives from companies sent a letter yesterday to the governor condemning the new law is discriminatory. mississippi joins north carolina in allowing businesses to deny service to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. georgia's governor last week vetoed a similar bill. >> i'm here to sell cake. not to judge who to sell it to. >> reporter: in jackson, mississippi, mitchell moore owns campbell's bakery. this republican says the state's religious freedom law is bad for business. >> the businesses that are affected by it, we now have a target on our back and we are going to have to explain to our customers, no, no. we don't agree with the bill. >> reporter: and major corporations agree. on wednesday, nine of them, including general electric and hyatt hotels, sent a letter to mississippi governor phil bryant saying they are disappointed to see the legislature and governor's office pass
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discriminatory legislation. after weeks of protests, governor bryant signed the bill into law on tuesday. allowing businesses and government to deny services to lgbt individuals based on personal religious beliefs. a recent poll indicated nearly two-thirds of mississippians support the new law. but that isn't stopping national brands from trying to intervene. >> companies who have employees who are going to potentially be affected by these laws want to put themselves out there and say, we are standing up for you because it makes them more competitive in the job market. >> reporter: san francisco chronicle tech culture reporter melissa lang argues few companies have put their words into action. >> we have seen with companies that actually go farther and give their message teeth by saying they are going to do something, to pull out of the state or cancel projects. >> reporter: one of those businesses is paypal. on tuesday, the company announced it would pull more than 400 jobs from north
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carolina after that state passed similar legislation to mississippi's. >> most lgbt activists and groups are really happy to see that this is being taken up as a mantle of the business community, but it's not measurably clear how much of an impact that is going to have. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, atlanta. >> that debate will continue. federal regulators confirm a defective takata airbag killed a tenth person in the united states. 17-year-old huma hena died last week. the airbag in her 2002 honda civic exploded after she hit another car. police say the air bag released a piece of metal that caused a gash in her neck. auto makers have recalled millions of cars. a former coal company ceo could spend a year in prison for violating mine safety standards. don blankenship was sentenced
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yesterday for a misdemeanor relating to the 2010 west virginia mine disaster that killed 29 workers. some victims' families say the maximum punishment is not severe enough. >> he's not sorry. he's sorry he got caught. but he's not sorry for the 29 lives that he took. >> i miss my family. he hugged his and all he gets is a year and she done great, she give him what she could give him, but they need to be stricter and more harsh people who put greed and money over human life. >> a coal dust explosion caused the disaster at the upper big branch mine. blankenship's lawyers are planning to appeal. merle haggard is remembered by fans and stars this morning as one of the country's most influential artists. he died wednesday on his 79th birthday. the iconic singer/songwriter's career spanned more than five decades. country legend willie nelson tweeted this picture of the two of them saying, quote, he was my brother, my friend. i will miss him.
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anthony mason is nside the ryman auditorium in nashville where haggard was set to perform later this year. good morning. >> reporter: merle haggard will be greatly missed here in the capital of country music. even though his brand of outlaw country was originally a rebellion against the slick nashville sound of the '60s. haggard would rack up 38 number one hits across three decades and become one of music's most admired artists. ♪ i'm proud to be an okie from muskogee ♪ >> reporter: it was this anthem that pokes fun of the hippy generation and made him a star at the height of the vietnam war. >> there is more than one message. one of them is pride for this country and we all agree on that. >> reporter: much of haggard's music was a reflection of his childhood. at one point, his family lived in a converted railway boxcar.
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♪ the old boxcar we lived in, when i was a kid then, i loved that old train ♪ >> reporter: when he was 9, his father passed away suddenly and haggard spent his teen years in reform schools and juf nile hall, eventually serving three years in an quentin prison for burglarizing a cafe. while he was behind bars he saw a performance by the legendary johnny cash. >> i said this guy has got something. >> reporter: when he left prison in 1960, it was the songs he had written about convicts, underdogs and blue collar workers that could would cement his legacy. ♪ >> reporter: it was haggard's restless spirit that helped him record more than 600 songs. he toured through his '70s, most recently with willie nelson, and lived his last years outside of redding, california, with his
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fifth wife teresa lane. >> i'm proud of the whole thing. since i was 27 years old when i walked out of the jailhouse, it's been uphill all the way but it's been fun. >> reporter: haggard's family was by his side when he died on his 79th birthday, which his son said he had predicted a week earlier. a funeral is planned for saturday at the haggard home in california. norah? >> wow. i mean, what a great artist. to think of that story, too, of being in san quentin prison and hearing johnny cash. >> something poetic about dying on your birthday. dolly parton said he was one of the greatest singers and writers of all time. new developments in a massive lottery cheating scandal.
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did a police officer use excessive force against a 12-year-old girl? >> ahead, the officer's body
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i did not realize we were on camera. >> on camera. >> a swan song for "american idol." nearly 14 years of rising stars and its impact on the music business. >> don't s weekend. caltran a good thursday morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 7:26. hearings what's happening at this hour. the next step in dismantling the old bay bridge starts this weekend. caltrans will start lowering the second 500-foot truss in the next few days. it's so heavy, the process will take a couple of days. today, an oakland city council committee will consider a tax on sugary drinks. that plan is very similar to a law in berkeley which was passed by voters in 2014. and coming up on "cbs this morning" after 15 seasons "american idol" taking a final bow. we have a look at how the reality show became big business on fox. that story, traffic and weather, coming up right after the break. ,,,,
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good morning, i'm gianna franco in the "kcbs traffic" center. let's go straight to antioch where crews are on scene of a very serious accident. shut downhill crest road between country hills and laurel. avoid the area if you can. westbound highway 4 seeing delays anyway westbound hillcrest to 242. 15 minutes to get through there. busy on the 580 through the altamont pass. roberta? >> what a difference a day makes. good morning. we have mostly cloudy skies in the forecast for today. 21 degrees cooler at the coast in comparison to yesterday. slow to cool down this morning with the shield of clouds still in the 60s in many locations. but later today that's as good as it gets. 60s and 70s down from 87 degrees in san francisco to 66 degrees. out of the 90s in oakland to the 60s. it looks like we'll have spotty showers on friday through sunday.
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♪ the wisconsin primary was special for a number of reasons. for one, it posed a crucial test of donald trump's electorate strength but it gave reporters an opportunity to make lame cheese references. >> will voters of wisconsin make swiss cheese out of donald trump's presidential plans? >> they are trying to be the big cheese in wisconsin. >> the big apple and the big cheese. >> our reports are spread like a fine cheese. >> jesus, mary and joseph, pull the puns. >> i would say it's time to cut the cheese! welcome back to "cbs this morning." in this half hour, police say the two brothers stage one of
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the most elaborate lottery scams ever. they are accused of rigging multiple state lotteries to try to win more than $19. why one expert calls the alleged scheme, genius. disturbing video shows a police officer slam a 12-year-old girl to the ground. ahead, the sixth grader says it was unprovoked. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the seattle times" is reporting on a manhunt for two escaped fugitives, including a murder suspect. they are mark alexander adams and anthony gasher who was suspected of murder in 2013 but not competent to withstand trial. they escaped from a psychiatric facility in washington. >> a teacher was found bringing a gun to school in newtown. jason adams was charged with carrying a firearm on school grounds. that is a felony. the school district called the
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incident troubling and placed him on administrative leave. adams has a valid pistol permit. "the washington post" reports on john kerry breaking a record for the number of miles traveled by the secretary of state. he beat condoleezza rice's total. he pushed past 1.06 million miles and that distance is the same as going around the earth more than 42 times! >> it really is impressive to think the work that our secretary of states do and the travel. >> he has been -- they joke about his endurance. and his commitment to the things he is trying to do. >> very impressive. the san antonio express news reports on a texas police officer under investigation accused of using excessive force on a sixth grade student. video posted online appears to show the officer slam a 12-year-old girl to the ground last month. this is outside of a san antonio middle school. david begnaud shows us the after-school confrontation. >> she is 12 years old and nothing has ever happened to her
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like this. >> reporter: a sixth grader. >> jennifer, you okay? >> reporter: is slammed facefirst on to the ground by a police officer outside of rhodes middle school in san antonio. >> she was on the ground. she doesn't remember nothing. she doesn't remember being arrested with handcuffs. >> she landed on her face! >> reporter: jennifer valdez said she was swon allen and brud after her head hit brick pavers. the officer restrained her from behind. she said kids had been anticipating a fight between her and another girl and something she denies. >> i went to tell her let's go somewhere else where we can talk. >> reporter: the san antonio independent school district linda price told cbs news she learned about the video on tuesday and called it disturbing. >> we will not tolerate excessive force in this district. >> reporter: the officer joshua kehm has worked for the school district more than a year. . valdez has not been back to school since the incident.
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>> she got suspended for two days. really, i don't know why. they does not get in a fight. why would they suspend her? i'm still waiting for those answer. >> reporter: her mother says she is keeping her home because she is frightened. >> if it happened to her, i mean, who is to tell he would do it again to another student or do it to my daughter again? >> reporter: for cbs news, david bapulled off one of the most elaborate lottery scams ever. tommy tipton is a former justice of the peace. he was arrested wednesday in iowa. he and his brother eddie are accused of taking part in a conspiracy. they allegedly rigged six lottery jackpots in five states to try to gain more than $19 million. josh elliott of our digital network cbsn looks at how computer codes may have been the
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key. >> reporter: fascinating stuff here. former lottery official eddie tip con was found guilty last summer of tampering with a 2010 hot lotto drawing in iowa and worth 6.5 million dollars. how he did it remains a mystery to investigators until they began looking closely at his brother this. >> reporter: after eddie tipton was convicted in july, police received a tip about his his brother tommy who purchased winning lottery tickets in colorado in 2005 and oklahoma in 2011. >> it is a flag, of course, when you have the same individual winning fairly significant jackpots in more than one state. >> reporter: the trail led them to other suspicious jackpots, in kansas, and wisconsin where an important clue was found. >> it's megamillions! >> reporter: unlike megamillions and powerball which use ball machines in their drawing, the tipton brothers allegedly
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targeted lottery where winning numbers were selected by computers. prosecutors say they discovered unauthorized codes on the computer in wisconsin. during drawings that fell on certain dates and times, the codes directed the computer not to randomly generate numbers, but, instead, to use an algorhythm whose results could be predicted. eddie tipton a former security director at the lottery association had helped to be build the computer. to information computer expert gary miliefsky. >> the movie plot would be employee gets security job to help protect a
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>> he worked in a secure room where winning numbers were selected electronically. >> i wouldn't run a lottery system off of a computer to begin with. going back to those numbered balls in a vacuum is probably a better solution. >> now police suspect there could be even more instances of alleged fraud here. eddie tip con's lawyer told "cbs this morning" his client is confident and he will eventually be exonerated. i'm no krilve mastermind here but if this actually happened, maybe going back to the well a fifth and sixth time might have been a bad thing. >> you're not a criminal mastermind? that's not what i heard about you. >> not yet, gayle, not yet! in training. >> is this upsetting for people who play the lottery a lot, that it may be fixed? >> it bears mentioning the one the drawings had in common, none of them were quick picks. >> spent a lot of time on that olympian. >> josh, thank you. josh will continue to follow
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hope for the applause ♪ "american idol" has produced very big names during its run tonight and will name its final winner. the curtain is coming down for one of the most top-rated shows over the past 14 years. vladimir duthiers of cbsn looks at the impact of the show that really changed reality tv. vlad, good morning. >> good morning! >> reporter: "american idol" first came on television soon after the advent of the ipod. tv sales were on a downward spiral as america discovered new paths to their favorite music and fox's "american idol" opened an express lane for those in search for stardom. ♪ >> reporter: sqh when "american idol" premiered in the summer of 2002 summers often went off key. ♪ >> reporter: and performances weren't always in sync with the judges. ♪ i made dinner >> i've never, ever heard anything like that in my life. >> keith, that was horrific,
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man. >> reporter: but the show's timing couldn't have been better. this arrived at the exact right moment. not just a diminishing time of power for labels but increasing time of power for reality television. >> reporter: joe levy is a contributing editor at "rolling stone." did record executives were they caught off-guard? >> oh, yeah. nobody took this seriously. ♪ >> even when i won, who knew something would come out of it. ♪ a moment like this >> reporter: since winning "american idol's" first season. ♪ since you've been gone >> reporter: kelly clarkson recorded seven albums and won six grammys. she recently spoke with gayle king. >> my goal was somebody heard me sing on the show and somebody would want to manage or help me. i just wanted to sing. >> reporter: as its rating soars, "american idol" launched several unknowns into super stardom. ♪ maybe next time
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he'll think ♪ >> reporter: carrie underwood, eye idol's most successful chan went seven grammys and sold more than 20 million albums. jennifer hudson may have finished seventh in season three, but, ultimately took home an oscar. ♪ she bang >> reporter: even william hung who never made it past his audition, sold more than 225,000 albums! "idol" topping tv ratings for eight straight seasons and seemed unstoppable. the show hit its peak in 2007. the same year a young justin bieber was discovered on youtube. >> all of a sudden, people have another way of gathering millions of eyeballs for their good and bad singing. ♪ >> reporter: the show's influence on record sales also
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wayn waned. >> i think our long national singing competition might just be over. oh, wait, we have got another one! whee! >> reporter: the show's latest winner will be announced tonight. but "american idol's" creator assures it won't be the last. exactly how and when a reboot of the show may happen hasn't yet been announced. >> i love the show. >> who is your favorite? >> carrie underwood and kelly clarkson! >> and jennifer hudson didn't even win. >> can you believe it? charlie, your favorite? >> jennifer hudson even though she didn't win. >> a 9-year-old reporter got a scoop and she sparked some backlash. up next the kid recovering serious adult stories and her
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♪ >> nog to say. >> reporting on the street at the 600 block where a man murder the his wife. >> a 9-year-old reporter is making headlines of her own after breaking the news of a homicide in her pennsylvania neighborhood saturday. hilde kate leshak even scooped the adults at the paper. >> i'm working hard on this ongoing investigation. >> but the idea of a child covering such a dramatic story drew black lash on social media. she read some of the criticism. >> i'm disgusted that this cute little girl thinks she is a journalist. 9-year-old girls should be playing with dolls and not trying to be reporters. >> leshak's dad is a former new york city daily news reporters and instead of feeling uncomfortable he worries about stifling her passion and good for her being a reporter at an early age.
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>> you never can start too young. >> she could fill in for me when i'm on vacation. >> anderson cooper and his mom gloria vanderbilt are here. great to have you and excited to talk about the new book and the new documentary. >> all of those e-mails back and forth. >> e-mails back and forth. all done by e-mail. >> but it doesn't read like e-mail is the beauty of it. did you learn things about each other you didn't know? >> absolutely. it really changed i think both our relationship and also my life, i learned things about myself i didn't know. >> same thing. >> she feels the same. we will be back. dr. phil likes to watch football. renne, who wants sloppy joe on the menu every day. rosie's my best friend. evelyn likes to dance. harriett wants her fried shrimp as well. alice anne likes vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup and rainbow sprinkles. they give me so much back. i can't even imagine how i could possibly give them what they give me.
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"walk to work" day in san francisco. if you stroll 15 minutes of your sty good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. time to slip on comfortable shoes because it's "walk to work" day in san francisco. if you stroll 15 minutes of your commute and post a picture to facebook you could win some prizes. and baseball is back. it's opening day at at&t park. expecting norcal-so cal showdown as the giants play the dodgers at 1:30 this afternoon. and coming up on "cbs this morning," anderson cooper and his mother gloria vanderbilt are in studio 57. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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good morning. we have a traffic alert issues for adobe road and state route 116 a serious accident. it's shut down. use an alternate. elsewhere bay bridge metering lights are on. you have a slow ride off the eastshore freeway. 49 minutes carquinez bridge to the maze. westbound 580 backed up, as well. seeing delays on westbound 24 also. busy conditions throughout the morning. a lot of folks heading to the giants game today. first pitch at 1:35. so expect busy ride on the bay bridge for most of the morning and early afternoon. and san mateo bridge slow-and- go as you work your way hayward and foster city. turning partly to mostly cloudy for the giants and a's baseball this afternoon southwest wind 10 to 20 with stronger gusts. what a difference a day makes. 20 degrees cooler in most areas. it's still mild in the 50s and 60s. but notice later today down from 87 in san francisco to 66 out of the 90s inland into the
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♪,,,,,,, good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, april 7th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead, including the battle for votes in the new york primaries. major garrett has followed the republican candidates for months, and he's right here this morning to look at the next stage of the presidential race. but first here's today's "eye opener @ 8." >> sanders stunned a lot of people with that comment last night, and some wondered if he really meant it. well, he just repeated it. >> new york values and what do they mean? not surprisingly, to new york voters, that's tough to raise for ted cruz. >> lyin' ted cruz came today, he couldn't draw 100 people. i'm telling you, he couldn't draw 100 people.
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>> firefighters here are preparing to head back to the front lines. the winds have picked up a bit and that has been the biggest obstacle. >> merle haggard will be greatly missed here in the capital of country music. >> haggard would rack up 38 number one hilts. >> i'm no criminal mastermind here but if this actually happened, maybe going back to the well a fifth and sixth time might have been -- >> you're not a criminal mastermind? >> the details were on a downward spiral as americans discovered new paths to their favorite music and fox's "american idol" opened an express lane for those in search of stardom. >> bernie sanders congratulated the uconn women's basketball team for winning their fourth ncaa title in a row. added sanders, but now it's time to break them up! four is too many! for one team. >> this morning's "eye opener @ 8" is presented by nationwide. i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and norah o'donnell. the democratic presidential race is turning sharper and more aggressive. bernie sanders criticizes hillary clinton this morning one day after claiming she is not qualified to be president. >> every day they develop a new approach to the campaign. i gather their approach is, again, this is a quote from cnn, quote, disqualify him, defeat him, and unify the party later. that sounds to me like they're running a very negligencive campaign. that is not what i want to do. i don't want to do that. but if we are going to be attacked and my qualifications, after being in the congress for 25 years, supporting working people throughout my entire career, standing up to virtually every special interest in this country, they're going to question my qualifications i think i have a right to question theirs. >> clinton reacted with a laugh this morning in new york city saying it was, quote, kind of a silly thing for sanders to say. she said the voters of new york will decide. clinton also said i don't know why he is saying that but i will take bernie sanders over donald
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trump or ted cruz any time. >> and just as rough we should say on the republican side. donald trump is trying to bounce back in the new york primary after losing in wisconsin. he reminded voters in his home state of something ted cruz said about them. >> do you remember during the debates, when he started lecturing me on new york values. like we're no good. like we're no good. i've got this guy standing over there looking at me talking about new york values with scorn on his face, with hatred, with hatred of new york. so, folks, i think you can forget about him. >> hmm. cruz tried to explain that criticism, saying he was talking about new york liberal values but his campaign trip to the bronx was met by protesters. major garrett has followed the republicans for months. we're happy to have him right here in studio 57. major, good morning. did everybody get you a warm breakfast, nice hot cup of coffee? >> i love the omelette station.
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very nice touch. >> don't forget the fried chicken and waffles. >> how could anyone forget fried chicken and waffles. >> it's not sunny side up for the republican campaign this morning, is it? what's going on inside the trump campaign? >> voters don't care much about campaign intrigue, especially trump voters. i'm going to say that up front but it matters for the state of the trump campaign. because it is going to a bit of a crisis of organization, and internal identity. we talked to trump supporters who work at the state level they want a more coherent and cohesive structure. they want a budget, know what they can do and lines of authority. trump is trying to clarify that. tom will be in charge of the d.c. office, all convention preparations and all delegate acquisitions. corey lewandowski, he will keep his job, he will remain as the body man for donald trump and focus on winning all the primaries and caucuses op the calendar ahead. corey's job is going to be important but he's going to have to share the role now with paul.
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that's going to be interesting to see going forward. trump still remains at the top of this campaign. he met with hours yesterday and essentially gave a delegated division -- >> what's interesting about this is paul is the kind of guy that he's been running against, the republican establishment. >> lobbyist, and big-time washington insider. but for the trump campaign they need someone who has been through this process before. >> professional athletes talk all the time about success means slowing the game down. politics is exactly the same way presidential campaigns come at you a mile a minute. you need someone at the top who has a bit of experience and can calm things down, reassure people, make decisions and stick with a plan and carry it out. when you're a guy like corey lewandowski traveling all around the country you can't do all of the tasks -- >> -- donald trump take advice from anyone. >> this is the key part of the trump campaign future. the maturation of a political campaign. and those around trump, who believe in him, say he did this as a businessman, he's going to have to do it as a political leader.
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>> all right, major, thank you. she was famous at birth. she dated howard hughes and frank sinatra as a young woman and she's the mother of emmy award winning news man anderson cooper. gloria vanderbilt and her son anderson are here in our toyota green room. ahead they'll show us what they only recently learn,, this morning's "eye opener @ 8" is sponsored by nationwide. ♪ nationwide is on your side
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cnn cnn anchor anderson cooper's in the middle of the action this political season. he's interviewing all the candidates and taking voters inside the issues. now he's taking use up inside one of america's most famous families, his own. anderson and his mom gloria vanderbilt open up in a new book.
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there's also a companion hbo documentary, nothing left unsaid where the 60 minutes correspondent talks about losing his father, and his brother. >> throughout my entire life thinking i'm exactly like my dad. i look a lot like him. but i realize now, i'm very much my mom's son. and we're a lot alike in a lot of ways. some people are sucked under by tragedy and loss and it destroys them. and some people it propels them forward. and i think it certainly has my mom, and it certainly has with me. >> gloria vanderbilt, seamus since her birth 92 years ago. wow. to the multimillion dollar vanderbilt family was the center of a bitter custody battle at the age of 10. she went on to establish herself as an artist, an author, and jeans designer. who didn't have those jeans. >> i loved them. >> gloria and anderson join us both at the table. it's good to see you both. >> good morning.
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>> the book and the documentary left me with such longing because neither one of my parents are here. anybody who reads this will think i need to do this with my parents. but anderson, it was interesting to me that you said for a long time you didn't want anybody to know that you were your mother's son. she was not a conventional mother to you. >> yeah, for a long time i wanted people to know me as me, and particularly when i started in a career. i didn't want people thinking, you know, that name vanderbilt has such baggage with it, has such history. and i'm very glad i don't have that name. my mom never felt much connection to the ander built family and i certainly didn't. i felt much more connected to my cooper side, the family from mississippi. kind of the poor family my dad grew up in. i wanted that as my career. one day i think it was one of the happiest days for my mom, she called me up and somebody just referred to me as anderson cooper's mom. very happy. >> i liked that. >> how did the book come about? >> well, it really became about, kind of evolved, we had all these e-mail back and forth because anderson's on the road so much, and how did it start?
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>> well, basically i decided when my mom turned 91, i realized the way my dad died when i was 10 i always had this fantasy that he had maybe written me a letter that would show up some day when i turned 18 or 21, and of course, telling me all the things i didn't know about him. and all the things that he wanted for my life, and of course, there was no letter. but, i realized when my mom turned 91, she had a brief illness and i didn't want there to be that same idea of feeling with my mom. i didn't want there to be anything left unside between us. i think many adult children want that -- you know, have an aging parent, and don't really know fully about their parent, and it's nice to be able to, late in life, change your relationship with your parent, and i think for an adult to change their relationship with their child. and so it came about as through e-mail largely, but it was all about trying to leave nothing unsaid between us. >> gloria you talked to me 20 years ago in 1996. >> i can't believe it's that far. >> take a look at this. >> you talking then about your
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life. here it is. >> i think there's this saying that we can't know what joy is and that is very sustaining for me. because that is what life is. and without that, if we don't have pain we don't have joy, and if we don't have pain, we don't know that we're alive. >> hmm. boy, you've seen pain and joy. >> yeah. you know, i think -- >> you were a cub reporter. >> it's great that you got that interview. probably your first big interview. >> it was. >> yeah. >> but gloria, you talk very candidly about the pain, in the movie, in the book, and when you talked to charlie about the death of your husband, the suicide of your son in front of you, the victim of a very bitter child custody battle when you were 10. yet you still, as anderson says you're strong but not tough, you're vulnerable but still very present. you're still open and looking for love, even now. >> absolutely. >> tell us how. how do you do that?
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>> well, i think it's been -- i think it's in my nature to, i don't know, i mean, i just i'm hopeful. i mean, i'm -- i think something wonderful is going to happen. >> you've had many -- >> you've had many lovers gloria vanderbilt and you write about that. >> err roll flynn, frank sinatra. >> howard hughes. >> and hot howard hughes. not crazy howard hughes. like leo dicaprio. >> well, better than that. >> oh, better? >> but, it has been a romantic life for you. >> yeah. >> yes, absolutely. i'm always in love. >> yes. >> and i think everybody should always be in love. and if it's not the perfect person, but if not you have to be in love -- you have to have joy, and looking at a flower,
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and the sun. >> and you still feel the next great love is right around the corner. >> yes, i do. i really do. and it's going to happen. you know. when it happens i'll tell you about it. >> what was the learning experience for you in this book? >> you know, i think this is something that any adult kid can have with their parent. and i think with anybody in your life, it's never too late to change your relationship with somebody in your life. you have to put aside past resentments or embarrassments or all the things we have with parents growing up and see the person in a new way. and i learned through the writing of this book, which is essentially a conversation between us, between when she turned 91 and her 92 nt birthday. just how similar we are. my mom and i both have the same drive, the same sort of relentless determination to move through whatever befalls us. >> -- have one of the coolest moms, too, anderson. >> no doubt.
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>> you said you had trepidation about telling your mom that you were gay. >> i did. >> you would think your mom would be so open to that -- >> i was. i knew my mom ultimately would be cool with it. because i remember something she said to me when i was 11 years we had -- she always had a lot of gay friends, and there was a couple, a famous broadway theater director was coming over with his partner nick, and i remember asking my mom about them. and she said well, they're a married couple. this was 1979. of course most of the world did not think of a gay couple then as a married couple. but you know, my mom, my grandmother, my mom's mom was accused of being a lesbian at the height of this custody battle, the height of the depression. that was really a formative thing at the time and it was a big scandal. >> what's interesting is you talk about your mother inviting you to the dinner table. >> oh, absolutely. >> you're an adult so you met all these friends -- >> right. that was the amazing thing about the way my mom and dad raised both my brother and i, we were part of the conversation. we were at the dinner table. there wasn't a kid's table. my mom took us everywhere.
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she took me to studio 54 twice when i was 11 and 12. >> what were you thinking? >> yes, well now -- >> one was for a -- >> one was for her business was having a party. and the second one was the premiere of the wiz. >> was charlie there? >> one of your rare nights off. >> i thought it was interesting that you call anderson andy. i thought that was cool. >> occasionally. >> you said to andy the longer you live the more brilliantly you will soar. >> can you briefly tell us about the report cards? because books like this reveal things -- >> we were talking about this before we went on the air. my kindergarten -- i've been going through boxes. the hbo film, starting this saturday, nothing left unsaid, and it me going through all these boxes and my mom has had in storage for years and years. one of the things i found, beyond all these letters from howard hughes and frank sinatra, and marlon brando and all these
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people my mom has been involved with, was my kindergarten report card and it's funny because i urge everyone to try to find their kindergarten report card. for me it was like, the teacher wrote, anderson enjoys his friendships with all the boys, and entries to get their attention by bringing in costumes and toys. i'm like -- >> anderson still enjoys all the boys and tries to get their attention. >> thank you anderson cooper and gloria vanderbilt. >> it was great. >> the rainbow comes and goes is on sale now. the documentary nothing left unsaid premieres saturday on hbo. >> all right. every day can be a reason to celebrate. ahead we look in to the holiday phenomenon that honors pet rocks on one day. and pizza another. you're watching "cbs this morning." caring for someone with alzheimer's means
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back-to-back aces on the fourth hole. ahead we'll ta to augusta to see gary playe is now patrolling san jose hall d good morning, it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. private security is now patrolling san jose city hall during overnight hours. it's in response to recent vandalism people painting graffiti on the walls of the complex. tonight the golden state warriors have the chance to become the second nba team ever to win 70 games in one season. they host the san antonio spurs in oakland. they need to win all remaining games to beat chicago's 72 win record. a preview of the masters golf. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. let's go straight to the bay bridge now. metering lights are still on. we are still seeing delays out of oakland this morning. so give yourself a few extra minutes. don't forget giants first pitch 1:35. a lot of folks headed to the ballpark today at at&t so you will see busy conditions throughout the morning and early afternoon for the bay bridge. san mateo bridge stacked up westbound hayward and foster city. no accidents. typical stuff for your morning drive. golden gate bridge wind advisory in effect. slow across the span.
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traffic alert continues adobe road shut down at 116. that will be closed until they clear a vehicle stuck on its side and apparently debris in the road, as well. also in petaluma south 101 just north of river road an accident involving a couple of vehicles blocking the number 2 lane possibly the middle lanes, as well. so expect delays there. antioch hillcrest closed between country mills and laurel. >> let's give the san jose giants some love in san jose. game tonight at 7 p.m. a home opener for the san jose giants at municipal stadium. we have mostly cloudy skies. we have a very slow cooldown today. 50s and low 60s after record high temperatures yesterday. in fact it wasle 7 degrees in san francisco. today 21 degrees cooler mid-60s san francisco low 70s oakland. that's 20 degrees cooler than yesterday's 91 degrees reading and 70s all across the santa clara valley. your seven-day forecast features that we have spotty rain showers in the forecast on
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♪ >> you could call that a happy gilmore moment for that little guy in augusta. the par 3 tournament before the masters is always a big, big family day. players bring their children or even grandchildren out on the course. they get to play and not always talking about the golf. >> so beautiful. >> we want to be there and not sitting here! >> absolutely. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we will bring you this morning's ceremonial teeoff of the masters and jim nantz of cbs sports looks at the golfers trying to stop jordan spieth from winning back-to-back green jackets. you might be heading to work but nearly every day is a
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holiday. we explore how the calendar is becoming a cash register for american business. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around zones.obe. one would cushion the head, the other, the shoulders. >> what about the people in coach? they need to figure out a way to do the whole plane, people! new york's daily news reports on a recall of 20,000 ivanka brand scarves made in china. the consumer product safety commission say there is a burn risk. the recall is for the following styles that were sold from october 2014 through january of this year. shoppers should return them for a refund. >> 23-year-old linebacker retirement after one nfl season because of head trauma fears.
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a.j. tarpley of the bills said he suffered four concussions in his football career. san francisco's linebacker chris moreland cited the same concern when he retired last year at the age of 24. the calendar is full of holidays. few of us have ever heard of. for instance a greeting card industry all of those micro holidays add to an estimated $8 billion a year business. michelle miller is at the brooklyn brewery in new york to give us a hint about the latest special occasion. good morning! >> reporter: good morning. it is national beer day! if you checked your instagram or facebook or twitter account you probably already knew that because social media has led to the proliferation of reasons to celebrate. >> reporter: there are 366 days this year. >> happy national pizza day! >> reporter: we get an extra for leap year. and thousands of things to celebrate. take your pick!
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>> from the ordinary. >> i know it's national cat day but this behavior is completely unacceptable! >> reporter: to the not so ordinary. ♪ tell your friends ukulele day ♪ >> reporter: you can practice for your aarrgghh for international talk like a pirate day! >> aarrgghh! >> aarrgghh! >> or let loose on national ka tee tequila day! >> i'm sure it's 5:00 somewhere! >> what happened to this? >> i think in most cases the holiday came first and some smart enterprising person said, hey, some money to be made here. >> reporter: he says businesses are taking advantage of social media platforms and even the smallest marketing opportunities on the most random of days. >> you know, you don't have to run a tv campaign. if you have a video lying around you can just roll one out. it might be the equivalent of shouting at a football stadium but you can get a little bit of attention for some of this. >> reporter: or start a new
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company. in 2007 these advertising colleagues sent each other humorous digital cards. >> we sent a link to 50 people and you watch the traffic. one day 500 people and the next day a thousand people. pretty soon it was, you know, a million people a month. ♪ i just want to celebrate >> reporter: today, their company, some ecards celebrate days hallmark has clearly skipped and they make money on sponsored cards. >> like the traditional holidays and stuff, we wanted a card that covered, like, absolutely any occasion at all. >> reporter: an absolutely no occasion at all? >> yeah. >> sure! >> reporter: these tongue-in-cheek cards are written by a team of comedians. what holiday do you love? >> we are big fans of more herbs, less salt day. >> what is it about that day? >> such a great day! >> yeah, it's really nice. >> yeah. >> i'm especially proud of my
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birthday. it falls on rice pudding day which i take personal credit for! >> say hello to grand marshal of the ice cream cone day parade! >> reporter: is this a new experience? >> if it encompasses that much but i think a small piece of everyday. >> reporter: join your friends in saluting your lost socks. >> may 9th is lost sock memorial day! >> reporter: or your pet rock! because every day is a holiday! ♪ holiday >> reporter: still it takes an act in congress to make an official national holiday. we did try to get to the bottom of what started this whole fab thing and couldn't figure that out but our sources tell us the very first one of these was national doughnut day. so there you have it, norah. >> nothing wrong with doughnuts. >> if they can have national talk like a pirate day we can have a national cbs day. we can work it out and proclaim
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that. >> why not today? today is a great day for golfers and a great morning. we are going to talk with jim nantz who is there at the masters and see the ceremonial start of this year's tournament. >>,,
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the 80th masters is under way this morning in augusta, georgia. there year, marks the 60th anniversary of cbs's first masters broadcast. >> the world of golf, a thrilling final hole mark the masters at augusta. >> in 1956, this network broadcast just two and a half hours of coverage over three days. it only showed the final four holes. things are a bit different six decades later. the 2016 tournament began moments ago with the honorary ceremony featuring three of the greatest masters champions. >> i'm billy payne, chairman of augusta national golf club. we want to welcome all of you this morning to this very special way that we begin our tournament every year. the tradition of the honorary
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starters means so much to all of us at augusta national and to see these wonderful gentlemen is, indeed, a special treat. three great champions, three men who have combined for an almost unbelievable 13 masters titles. not driving this year, but forever a part of the masters tradition, please join me in a welcome, a salute and a heart-felt thank you to our four-time masters champion mr. arnold palmer.
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next, we welcome back from south africa, golf's great global ambassador, a three-time masters champion who competed in a record 52 masters tournaments. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome mr. gary player. gary, the tee is yours! wow! next on the tee, we proudly welcome, once again, our six-time masters champion, a man whose record at the masters remains unmatched even to this
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day. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome mr. jack nicklaus. ladies and gentlemen, the 2016 masters has now officially begun. have fun! >> thank you. >> how great is that? jim nantz of cbs sports is at augusta national golf club and his 33rd year of calling the masters on cbs. good morning. >> good morning, charlie, gayle, norah. it's great. one of the my favorite moments to watch the tournament get started with that history on the tee. >> this is the 80th masters. a bit cold and windy. what are you looking for this
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year? >> this tournament has a way of really kind of writing a script and setting the stage for the entire year in golf. last year, no one was really saying this was going to be jordan spieth's tournament and he went out on thursday, shot a 64, never let go of the lead. in fact, went all the way to record setting performance at 18 under par, tied tiger's tournament record, and established himself as the next great thing in the game. they backed it up winning the u.s. open. you know, we are in a really interesting time for the sport. you know? it's a time where we got a lot of megatalents and young kids can play the game from all over the globe. the expansion of the popularity of the sport is an amazing thing to see and it's led by this young brigade all ready to pounce on this first major of the year. >> is there a crowd favorite? i'm very smitten with bubba watson and i like jordan spieth too. really smitten about that bubba. is there a crowd favorite out there? >> you know, i think phil mickelson is always a very popular guy around here, gayle, because he has won it three
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times and now, you know, he's in his 40s. that doesn't mean he can't play any more. in fact, he is playing really well. i'd actually be surprised if he wasn't there on sunday right in the middle of things and he would have a lot of support. i would say, you know, phil, around here, is enormously popular and bubba was won this tournament twice in the last four years, so bubba watson, if he won it again, i think a lot of people would say, man, that doesn't shock me. >> jim, the number one player in the world jason day. number two, jordan spieth, the defending champ. i love what jordan spieth said about jason day. he said when jason is on, he is on. and when he is off, he is still on. >> yes. >> does he play well at augusta? >> he has finished second here before. he won the last major. been eight months since we all gathered in wisconsin and won the pga championship and went on an incredible roll. he has the ability when he gets going looks like he can dominate
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the sport in his prime. another guy, maybe your question here and a guy people got to watch out for this week because not generating a lot of talking going in and that is rory. rory mcilroy sat last year on the sidelines and had an injury. he watched how jordan spieth and jason day kind of took over the top of the sport. he was never healthy. he just needs this one major now to complete that career grand slam, having won all four legs of golf's major championships. that has only happened five times by five players in the history of the sport. by guys like jack nicklaus and tiger woods. so rory mcilroy put himself in the absolute top bracket all-time. he would be up there with those iconic names if he won this week. i think that is the guy i'm watching more than anyone. >> yeah. the o'donnell family is rooting for the guy from northern ireland, i can tell you that. you're keeping your eye on a 22-year-old amateur as well? >> i am. bryson deshchambeau.
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from the fresno area in california. he's a brilliant kid and he studied engineering at smu and has a scientific kind of analyst cal way of approaching the sport. he has this obsession of trying to win this tournament as an am tour. this tournament was created by the greatest amateur player of all time, bobby jones. his dream, some year, sometime for an amateur to win it. bryson is turning pro after this ends and he is going to be one of the next big things in this sport. he has spent the last six months of his life focused on this one tournament. he has played in some major events around the world and done very well and ready to pounce and we will see. he is playing with jordan spieth and playing an hour from now so i can't wait to see what happens. >> will the weather make a difference for any particular players? >> it will. we will have wind here. it's going to be gorgeous and bright and sunny but the wind is the x-factor in golf and it's supposed to be very gusty. i know you're getting it in new york and we are going to get it here and could gut up to
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40-mile-an-hour at times and will dry up the greens and affect every shot out here. i don't know who favors or hurts but things will be hard to make a lot of birdies. >> for the second time in three years, tiger woods isn't going to be there because of health issues. we heard earlier this week. what are you hearing about his return, if anything at all? >> he will be back. i'm absolutely convinced, gayle, he'll be back. he has been, i think, smartly this time not rushing back to competitive golf. you know, when he is going to come back now, he is going to make sure he is 100% and his body is ready to go and this is not the last we have heard of him. he's not retiring. he will be back. and i would say that, you know, i really truly don't have any insight on how soon it will be but he is hitting drivers and hitting the big clubs in the bag and i would say lifeaving surgery.
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has private security patrol all, during overni good morning, it's 8:55. time for some news headlines. san jose now has private security patroling city hall during overnighhours. it's in response to recent vandalism. people were painting graffiti on the walls of the complex. today an oakland city council committee will consider a tax on showed das and other sugary drinks. the plan is similar to a berkeley lar passed by voters in 2014. and baseball is back in san francisco. it's opening day at at&t park. expecting norcal socal showdown as the giants take on the los angeles dodgers this afternoon. roberta, you're in your giants orange. >> game time temperature will be 65 degrees but very breezy
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conditions. southwest winds 10 to 20 and occasionally stronger gusts under partly to mostly cloudy skies. in fact, right now, we have overcast conditions from oakland where the a's have the game today at 12:35 against the white sox. game time temperature also mid- 60s. it's currently in the 50s and 60s after record warmth yesterday. in fact it was 87 degrees in san francisco. today 21 degrees cooler. it was 91 in oakland. today, 71 degrees. 70s will be common around the peninsula today mostly cloudy skies. showers friday evening. we'll have scattered showers on saturday and sunday. and then dry skies albeit partly cloudy monday through wednesday. gianna in traffic is next. (vo) one hundred million pounds. that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks add to the country's landfills each year. but this year, subaru is sharing their zero-landfill expertise
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with the national parks to work toward the goal of making garbage there a thing of the past.
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good morning, we have troubles along 101 southbound at sierra point word of an accident. busy northbound 101 into san francisco. northbound 280 extension also seeing brake lights there as well as you head on to king street. don't forget giants home opener today against the dodgers. so at at&t you're going to see busy conditions as folks head to the day game 1:35 first pitch. 92 san mateo bridge better out of hayward into foster city. bay bridge still backed up. expect delays to continue on
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and off throughout the morning as everyone heads to san francisco for the game. you have the a's also at the coliseum. have a great day.
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