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drop snow levels down to 2000 feet sunday night with unsettled weather into next week. >> at least we have some sun today and friday on the horizon so we can keep trucking because we are almost there. thank you for watching this is a kpix 5 news morning update this morning. news morning update this morning. . good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 7th, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." virginia's political crisis gets even worse. a second high-ranking democrat is caught up in the blackface scandal while a professor goes public with her claim the lieutenant-governor sexually assaulted her in '04. the tsa is finding more guns at airport checkpoints than ever before. listen to this, most of the them are loaded. see what airports have the worst problems and how some guns may get through security. plus, scientists find a way to use your cell phone to identify contaminated food.
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we'll give you a behind the scenes look at new technology aimed to help you avoid eating things that could make you sick. and we play along with song writing legend john prine. >> he's up for three grammy awards this sunday. what inspired him to make his first album of new songs in 13 years. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. virginia's attorney general now admits he once wore blackface. >> and a woman accusing lieutenant-governor of sexual assault has come forward. >> turmoil ebb gufls virginia's leadership. >> it just made me sick. >> house intelligence committee is launching a new investigation into russia's interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. >> it's called presidential harassment and it's informant. senator liz warren is again apologizing for listing her race
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as american indian this time on a bar registration card. >> it should be 100% wiped out in syria next week. >> even though intelligence officials reported otherwise. >> nobody thought it was possible to do this this quickly. >> a gas line exploded in san francisco. sent a fireball into the sky. amazingly no one got hurt. >> all that. >> for $5,000, jimmy! ohhhh! >> i'm going at that time, yawl. >> breaking news from tiffany had dosh. >> all that and all that matters. >> did you watch the state of the union? >> it's something we've been seeing a lot online was nancy pelosi clapping very pointedly at trump. >> you know that -- you though what they call that move? the government shutdown. >> on "cbs this morning." >> virginia attorney general mark herring admitted to wearing blackface during a college party. >> another virginia politician with a blackface? like at some point you start
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wondering are there any real black people in virginia? >> what is wrong with you? can't you just throw normal parties? if you must have a theme, how about respect for the historical struggle of oppressed minorities, dress code your face. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. i think stephen has a good point, dress code your face. that seems to work for most people. welcome to "cbs this morning." we're going to ghin virginbegina where the top three officials in that state government are now all caught up in separate scandals. three different ones, attorney general mark herring admitted yesterday he did wearing blackface to a college costume party back in 1980. one state lawmaker says when herring apologized in the meeting, several people were
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crying. >> a few days ago he called for virginia governor ralph northam to resign of a yearbook photo showing a man in blackface. we're also learning more about an allegation of sexual misconduct against virginia lieutenant-governor justin fairfax which he denies. ed o'keefe is at the capitol hill building in richmond. ed, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. just a few hours after the attorney general admitted to posing in blackface in college, the college professor accusing the let governor of sexual assault came forward with her accusations. then last night the editorial board at the "washington post" which in virginia is considered a local and influential paper called on governor ralph northam to step down. it's fair to say we've never seen anything quite like this. >> we need to hold everybody to the same standard. >> reporter: virginians are reeling. >> he should be held accountable. >> we're screwed and we need to replace them. >> reporter: and lawmakers at the state capitol are in shock
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after he admitted he painted his face black while in college in 1980. he said he joined friends be in dressing like rappers we listened to at the time putting on wigs and brown makeup to perform a song at a party. on saturday he said it is no longer possible for governor northam to leave the commonwealth after a racist photo including a man in blackface was discovered on his yearbook page. the latest news rocked virginia democrats including those in washington. >> shocked and incredibly disappointed. >> from friday till now it's just been one bit of the bad news after the next. >> reporter: further complicating things for democrats, the first in line to replace northam, lieutenant-governor justin fairfax faces a sexual assault allegation. his accuser vanessa tyson released a statement at the 2004 democratic convention in boston consensual kissing turned into a sexual assault when fairfax forced her to perform oral sex on him.
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fairfax has denied her allegation and said in a statement reading dr. tyson's account is painful. i have never done anything like what she suggests. >> now we're at a point where no one seems to have clean hands. >> reporter: jeff shapiro has covered virginia politics for nearly 40 years. >> the political aftershocks of all of this. virginia has an election every year. this year's a particularly consequential one in that the legislature support for grabs. >> reporter: as jeff shapiro said there, democrats are worried that these scandals could spoil their chances of retaking control of the state legislature and elections later this november. the next person in line after the scandalized top three leaders is the republican house speaker. he has said that the governor should go but hasn't called on the lieutenant-governor or attorney general to resign. at least not yet. >> ed, thank you. it's amazing remembering in 1989 douglas wilder was the first african-american elected adds a governor to any states an african-american.
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>> in the state of virginia. >> that's quite a story. >> got a lot going on. and now this. this morning congressional democrats launched a series of hearings and investigations into president trump's possible conflicts of interest. they come after the president claimed in his state of the union address that, quote, ridiculous partisan investigations of his administration could hurt the economy. house speaker nancy pelosi replied that he should not, quote, bring threats to the floor of the house. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the democrats plans. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: well, they're essentially ignoring the president's warning. in fact, today alone they're holding two potentially explosive hearings. the first one into the president's tax returns, as they try to force the release of those returns as part of an inquiry into possible conflicts of interest. and then the other hearing is going to look at the legality of the administration's controversial family separation policy at the border. then tomorrow democrats are hauling the acting attorney general matthew whitaker before
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congress. they even have a subpoena ready if he tries to claim executive privilege in response to some of their questions. and then on top of all of that, house intelligence chairman adam schiff announced yesterday that his committee is going beyond its russia probe to examine whether any of the president's decisions in office had been influenced by financial consideration. the president responded to that by calling schiff a political hack and saying he's just trying to make a name for himself. and he's already tweeted this morning, john, that all of this amounts to presidential harassment. >> a lot of activity up there. i want to switch gears and ask you about something else. presidential hopeful senator elizabeth warren is apologizing gain for her claims of native-american an set of trip, that she's mentioned earlier in her career. she spoke with reporters outside her office. let's listen. >> this is from the heart. this is about my family, my brothers, and it is about an apology from the heart. an apology for not being more
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sensitive to tribal citizenship and tribal sovereignty. >> so, nancy, what can you tell us about the time something why is she doing this now? >> it was a pretty sweeping mea culpa and she's trying to eliminate this as a campaign issue. her comments came in response to a revelation that she listed her race as american indian on a texas bar association registration card back in the 1980s, a story that was first reported by the "washington post." warren told us that she and her brothers grew up believing that they were part native american, but that family lor is ne is no same as trienal affiliation and she should have been more interested in the tribal citizenship. this is not what she wants to be talking about before they announces her bid to the presidency. >> thank you. right now, president trump is predicting that the islamic state will soon have lost all
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the territory that it once controlled in iraq and syria. now remember that in late 2014 isis held major cities throughout iraq and syria. u.s. officials say the group has lost more than 99% of that territory and controls just now two square miles. charlie d'agata went close to that last piece of isis controlled land and saw the combat first hand. >> reporter: good morning. it looks like the territorial defeat of isis is now down to a matter of days, as the u.s.-led coalition and allies on the ground close in on that last sliver of territory still under isis control. but in such a concentrated area, the fighting that's left to be done is in extremely close quarters. an air strike slams into an isis target much close are than anyone expected followed immediately by this whiring noise feared to be the sound of an incoming isis mortar that flew right over our heads sending everyone scrambling.
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>> something just flew over there. >> reporter: soldiers shouting for us to break cover and run to a safer place. reaching the last strip of isis-held territory meant a sprint through the desert to avoid isis ambushes to an aban don home offering a glifrpt of life in a caliphate facing an inef vet able end, men on motorcycles, women in black burkas are now surrounded on all sides. >> just seconds ago we heard a jet roaring overhead fold by two air strikes in that direction showing you that this fight is not over yet. >> reporter: but it will be soon, which many here fear will speed up departure of 2,000 u.s. troops who fought beside the soldiers like this commander. >> are you worried about what might happen after american forces leave? yes, there is a worry he told
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us. we fought together. it wasn't a wise decision. it's a decision to leave halfway through. >> reporter: by halfway through the commander said he means what happens after isis looses that last bit of territory. he said the terror group has already established an underground network of terror cells and hardened fighters who are ready to regroup and strike back. bianna. >> thank you. there are already reports that isis is growing in parts of africa as well. >> it should be noted we've lost a number of lives and our u.s. military has been doing a fabulous job. >> as well as 30 other countries and their contributions. badly needed humanitarian aid from the u.s. and other countries is becoming a pawn in the deepening crisis in venezuela. the government of maduro used trankers to block a bridge that connects venezuela to columbia. the standoff came as the u.s. sent supplies to the border area. manuel is there with the
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struggle to deliver food and medicine. >> reporter: it could be the biggest test yet for the two men claiming to leave this country. opposition leader guaido stands to gain ground if he can get food and medicine to where it's desperate desperately needed. maduro says they can't be bought. this is controlled by groups of civilians who act as police and enforce the rule of government. you're not worried about who's going to be president here because in your view, maduro is just maduro. >> maduro. >> jefferson gonzalez is part of the group. you take care of people's health and education. here, they control access, the airways. >> this is a direct, no filter message to the people here. >> and they even have their own currency, but there's few places to send it. the people have been in line since 5:00 a.m.
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and where you can spend it, there are long lives for food. they say the working class name is also a warning. >> if you're a worker bee but it's also we'll sting you if you attack. >> in fact they can be more like armed gangs. they're believed to have been part of an attack on opposition lawmakers in 2017. and they vow to stand by maduro until the end. but there are signs support for him among the military apparatus is cracking. >> translator: my salary isn't enough to buy food. >> reporter: this soldier agreed to speak with elizabeth palmer on the condition we hide his face and disguise his fois. >> translator: we're suffering just like the people are. >> reporter: while maduro appears almost daily on tv to >> reporter: white house national security adviser john bolton says the u.s. would consider lifting sanctions for
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any senior military officer who switched sides to the opposition leader juan guaido. so far, the vast majority appear to be standing firm. the wisconsin man accused of murdering jamie closs' parents will be arranged on march 27. we have more on the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. nearly two dozen of jamie closs' loved ones attended the preliminary hearing. it's the first time they came face to face with the man who allegedly confessed to causing so much pain. jake patterson walked into the courtroom wearing shackles and an orange jail jumpsuit. >> do you understand the charges against you at this time? >> yes. >> reporter: swiveling in his
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seat, he told the judge he didn't need to hear about the evidence investigators have gathered so far. >> did anyone make any threats or promises to get you to waive this right? >> no. >> reporter: at the end of the hearing, the defendant nodded, i love you, to his family sitting behind him. jamie closs' relatives who packed the other side of the courtroom filed out without saying a word. patterson's father had a message for them. >> pray for the family. >> reporter: he regularly visited the cabin where closs was held captive for 88 days. parentally unaware his son was keeping the girl under his bed. jake patterson confessed to busting into the home in october and shooting both of her parents in the head. he has been charged with kidnapping, armed burglary. they will not seek additional charges in order to spare
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13-year-old closs from having to relive her nightmare. >> she's not seeing what we see on a daily basis. she's not looking on facebook. she's not hearing about the case. >> reporter: this woman, a close family friend, says her loved ones are trying to shield her as much as possible. you said friends have started coming over. i assume there's some trepidation since they know things. >> i'm sure that's controlled. she had a small group of close friends. i know she's been able to spend time with some of those girls again. just hang. >> reporter: be a teenager? >> yeah. >> reporter: patterson is expected to enter a plea at his arrangement next month. if he is convicted on the murder charges, he would go to prison for the rest of his life. >> we are thinking of the family. thank you. the cleanup begins after an explosion rocked a san francisco neighborhood prompting evacuations of homes and businesses. look at this video.
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it captured the moments after yesterday's explosion and shows flames shooting more than 30 feet in the air. contractors were installing a cable line whether they hn they line. at least five buildings were burned but no one was hurt. evacuation orders have been lifted. new figures from two government agencies show 2018 was the earth's fourth warmest year on record. the government's weather agency says global temperatures were 1.4 degrees higher than the average in the 20th century. nasa scientists say the rising temperature trend is driven by increased greenhouse gas emissions from humans. the past five years were the five warmest ever recorded. researchers say 14 weather and climate disasters last year cost the u.s. more than $1 billion each. hurricanes michael and florence caused $49 billion in combined
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damage. western wildfires cost $24 billion. extreme cold could cut short trips for electric car owners. what new research shows about the effect of fridgid weather o good thursday morning. it is another cold start through the day with daytime highs in the low to mid 50s. 52 in san francisco, 85 in oakland and fremont for the high, 52 in san jose, and rain returns tomorrow. we have scattered showers saturday with that cold low pressure dropping snow levels on sunday down to 2000 feet. we have unsettled weather into next week. next week.
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it is 7:27 am. on 680 we have backups southbound. here's a live look at main street with stop and go conditions through this area. to the south we have crash at stone ballet blocking two planes. it is stop and go out of walnut creek into the alamo area. bart is on time but the oakland airport connector is out of service. ac transit has a bus available. it is a cold start to the day once again with cool conditions through the afternoon and below average temperatures for this time of the year. mostly to partly sunny skies with low to mid 50s this afternoon. the rain returns tomorrow with scattered showers on saturday, and a cold low pressure system moving in sunday with unsettled weather into next week. next week.
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senator cory booker became the latest democrat to jump into the race. and one thing that sets booker apart is that unlike every president going back 150 years, he's not married. >> before i declare president, i'm dating somebody that's really special. >> who? who -- cory booker got a boo. >> i got a boo. >> wow. cory booker has a boo. who is she? and also who still says "boo"? what are you doing, charlemagne, everyone knows that boo was
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replac by bae. and it will be replaced by bilenbop, that's how it works. >> boo or bae, they work. i have heard from reliable sources -- >> you know cory booker, who is his bae? >> i've heard frommel are ab em from reliable sources that he is very, very happy. and so is she. >> who is it? >> me no speak english. i approve of him and her. all the best. welcome back. here are three things to know this morning. russia says it's open to considering u.s. proposals for no nuclear pact. this after president trump said he'd like to discuss the issue. both the u.s. and russia have suspended a cold war treaty banning intermediate-range missiles. the u.s. accused russia of violating the pact. but russia denies breaching that treaty. aaa says cool temperatures like the ones brought on by the polar vortex can cause problems for electric cars. they looked at five models and found heating up electric cars in 20-degree temperatures
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reduced average driving range by 41%. cars lost 12% of their driving range after they were just turned on. it's recommended to store electric vehicles in a garage and reheat them while plugged into a charger station. good to know for when i get one. >> 20% of americans expected to get one as the next car. it's growing. a study in "clinical psychological science" finds being kind to yourself could improve your mental and physical health. i like that. researchers in england found people who took time to think nice thoughts about themselves decreased their heart rate. people who were critical of themselves had an increase in heart rates and distress. researchers suggest switching off the body's threat response by being nice to yourself can boost your immune system and lower the risk of disease. >> this remind me of stuart smiley -- i'm good enough. i'm smart enough. and i -- >> i like me. the people like me. >> i like me. i think it's good advice. >> i do think it's good advice.
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>> very good advice. how are you feeling about yourself, john dickerson? >> i just am peachy, gayle. couldn't be more in love with me. now i join -- >> we always compare our heart rates. now we'll know. >> i like it. nchlt . now we turn from vanity today to this story -- first, new tsa data shows a record number of firearms were discovered at airport checkpoints last year. more than 4,200 guns were found at 249 airports nationwide, and more than 86% of them were loaded. in december, a month-long cbs news investigationing on taped security camera and police body camera video of firearms discoveries at dallas-fort worth international airport. kris van cleave is at the chester county at reagan national airport in where 16 guns were confiscated this morning. >> reporter: good morning. at the airports that found the no guns, they were in the s
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sunbelt, stretching from atlanta to arizona state which typically have stronger gun laws. we dug through police documents to find out why the numbers are growing. while thousands of guns are spotted by tsa screeners, some appear to be getting through. a gun inside a carry-on at dallas-fort worth. a scene that played out 219 times last year at that airport alone. national at the happened nearly 12 times a day. passengers almost always say it was a mistake. as this man did in 2017. >> just an oversight, man. >> hands behind your back for me, please. >> reporter: the more than 4,200 guns spped at tsa clients last year was a 7% increase over 2017. just ten airports accounted for nearly one-third of all cases. atlanta had the most with 298 found in carry-on bags. why do you think that number is growing every year? >> i'm going to make a guess. i think people are simply
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carrying weapons in the country. we reflect what we're seeing around the country. >> reporter: tsa administrator david pecoske. >> when you go into a chester county, you know it's there. you don't happen upon it. before you hit that person in line, take a look through your bag. >> reporter: tsa is working with airports to improve signage reminding people guns cannot be in a carry-on. >> make sure it's unloaded. >> reporter: the agency demonstrates properly packing an unloaded fireman in a locked case, in a passenger's checked luggage. >> all we ask is that you do it properly. pack it properly to assure its safety, the safety of everybody else. >> reporter: otherwise, you could risk arrests like here in dallas. the tsa can seek fines up to $13,000. not all guns are found. last month, screeners in atlanta missed one in a man's carry-on, and our review of 2017 police records from seven airports found at least three cases where it appeared guns got through the chester county. i'm a little -- the checkpoint. i'm a little troubled that the
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gun went through the x-ray machine and was missed. >> i'm troubled, i think everybody in tsa is troubled. we do everything we can to figure out why it happened. >> reporter: our investigation found in 2017 the vast majority of the people who brought the gun to the checkpoint were men, 63% were white, typically between their 30s and 50s. but guns were found in the carry-ons of an 84-year-old woman, a 10-year-old boy, an airport worker, and a pastor. >> what a story, chris. thank you. i also get dinged for a bottle of water. >> they confiscated my bottle of contact lens solution. it hasn't been opened, doesn't matter. i'm surprised how many people can carry a gun and forget they have it. are you surprised? >> i guess with the concealed weapons laws, you keep it in a purse and don't realize it. >> i said off camera, this is an american story. >> very much -- >> no western countries having this issue. >> with more than 200 million guns in america. great reporting. every year, 48 million
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first on "cbs this morning," we're looking at technology that could provide food safety. scientists are using artificial intelligence to create a system that will allow people to test foods and drinks for contamination. every year an estimated one in six americans get sick from contaminated foods, and 3,000 people actually die from this. nikki battiste got a behind-the-scenes look at how the technology will work. she's at a food market in good-old new york city.
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i like the look of this grocery store, good morning to you. >> reporter: it's colorful. good morning. if you've ever gotten sick from eating bad produce or question the expiration date on your groceries, there may be a solution. mit is developing new technology that will give consumers control when it comes to avoiding dangerous foodborne illnesses. >> no lettuce -- >> a lot of water. there's bread. >> reporter: in 2015, ali goldman contracted a life-threatening case of e. coli and spent more than a month in a coma. >> when i woke up i was unaware of where i was. they had carried me -- i couldn't walk. i looked in the mirror and didn't know who i was. i was 95, 97 pounds. >> reporter: she got the bacteria after eating a spinach salad sandwich at a new york cafe. she hasn't eaten lettuce in nearly four years. how's your relationship with food now? >> i dread it. i live in constant fear every single day. >> reporter: a team of scientists at the massachusetts
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institute of technology could soon change that. will this technology be able to read e. coli in lettuce? >> i hope so. >> reporter: lead in water? >> i hope so. >> reporter: fake alcohol on my vacation? >> definitely. >> reporter: fadel adib is leading the team. >> if we do it -- >> reporter: when we first arrived at mit, they had worked through the night to show us this. the early stages of a system they say could revolutionize food safety. >> we hope to build a portable device that a person can take when they're trying to buy something from a supermarket or from a farmers market. >> reporter: he envisions the device to be a size of a phone charger and plug into your cell phone. right now it looks like this -- a black piece of foam with green antenna. according to adib, the device is preprogrammed to detect specific contaminants in products like milk and alcohol. the device reads signals from a wireless sticker on the food or beverage packaging and transmits the results to a phone app. >> we want to test it for
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contaminants -- >> reporter: the team showed what a prototype of the app might look like. >> you can see that it is fake alcohol. >> reporter: mit believes the technology could help people avoid safety hazards such as tainted alcohol which kills or blinds hundreds of people every year. >> reporter: the goal is for consumers to one day be able to use the technology to test meals in restaurants and at home. >> you could envision future smart fridges that incorporate the technology to detect contaminated food or food spoilage. >> reporter: if i scan food and am told the lettuce is contaminated, where else would it go? >> it would be uploaded to an online data base. ideally even connected to servers which regulation boards have access to. >> reporter: regulation boards like the cdc, which says 128,000 americans are hospitalized by food fo foodborne illnesses every year. >> we have great technology now, and still 48 million americans
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update . good morning. it is 7:56 am. i am kenny choi. pg&e restored power to those customers affected by the gas explosion yesterday near the university of san francisco campus at 1 pm. firefighters tell us that a private company laying the fiber optic cable hit the gas line triggering the blast and fortunately no one was injured. the potential teacher strike is looming it oakland unified and they have authorize the union to call a strike if the salary negotiations break
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welcome back here i am gianna franco in the traffic center. it is slow-and-go out of the south and bay, stop and go with 78 minute drive town northbound 101 from hilliard to the airport access road. 280 is slow northbound through downtown san jose, and south 280 as the crash blocking at least the right lane. it is sluggish with northbound guadalupe parkway also slowing. traffic is backed up willing to the maze with all approaches seeing delays and slower across the upper deck as well. >> we start out with mostly sunny skies for another cold morning for sure, so bundle up. it will be cool this afternoon, mostly to partly sunny skies. 52 in san francisco, 55 in oakland and fremont, 52 in
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 7, 20 is the. welcome back to "cbs this morning." another virginia official is caught up in a blackface scandal. we'll look at its long and terrible history with dwandalyn reece of the smithsonian natural museum of a can history and culture. plus, important advice for the tenses of millions of americans who are not saving for retirement from the president of the world's biggest money manager. more real news ahead but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> in virginia the top three officials in that state
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government are now all caught up in separate scandals. >> the attorney general admitted to posing in blackface and the woman accusing the lieutenant governor of sexual assault came forward with her allegations. >> it looks like the territorial defeat of isis is now down to a matter of days as the u.s.-led coalition and closed in on that last territory still under isis control. >> jayme closs' loved ones attended jake patterson's preliminary hearing. the first time they came face to face with the man who allegedly confessed to causing so much pain. opposition leader juan guaido stands to gain ground if he can get food and medicines to areas desperately need, but those loyal to maduro say they cannot be bought. valentine's day is next week and to celebrate dunkin' donuts will be holding doughnut-themed we had national a chapel in las
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vegas. the first 100 couples will receive a bouquet made entirely out of doughnuts. yeah, exactly. this is what vegas weddings need, more regret. >> is there ever really a bad dime for doughnuts? >> no. >> don't let them be krispy kremes. >> don't let them be krispy kremes. >> because i'll eat four just like that. >> they are so good. >> because they are so good. >> blink of an eye. >> good morning. i'm bianna cryingia with john dickerson, norah o'donnell and gayle king. the three democrats at the top of virginia politics are all facing calls to resign in a series of scandals rocking the state capitol. governor ralph northam was urged to quit when a racist photo on his medical school facebook page was revealed. he says he was not revealed but admits he once put shoe polish on his face to imitate michael jackson. >> and then yesterday virginia attorney general mark herring
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said he wore blackface at a college party in 1980. he apologized saying i had a callous an inexcusable lack of awareness and insensitive to the pain my behavior could inflict on others. herring had asked northam to resign due to his facebook perfe perfect and fairfax was charged by the woman who says he sexually assaulted her. he denies the accusations. the gop grew control of the legislature by drawing out of a bowl to determine the race out of a bowl. that's the issue in virginia politics today. >> blackface has a long and painful and racist history in this country, so we want to give you a heads up that some of the images we're about to show you are very disturbing. blackface became popular in the mid-1800s in minstrel shows when white performers darkened their
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faces to depict african-americans. jim crow was a namesake for krim joe laws apt the measures that enforced segregation in the south. even black actors were forced to wear black face in part to make white audiences feel superior. civil rights organizations have pointed out for decades that blackface dehumanizes black people and reinforces very harmful racial stereotypes. dwandalyn reece is curator of music and performing arts at the national museum of a can american history and culture in washington and joins us at the table to discuss. we had such a spirited conversation in the makeup room this morning so i'm so glad you're here. >> thank you. >> why don't you start us off by letting people know why this is so offensive because i have so many white friends who say i don't understand it. i meant no harm. i admire diana ross, as attorney general said curtis blow and i was really trying to pay a compliment. >> well, part of it is
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understanding the history of blackface and the inception which started in the mid-1800s, and what it was -- it was white performers blacking up their face and caricatures african-americans, looking hat them as lazy, unintelligent, stereotyping and certain stereotypes like the mamie figure, uncle tom, the stricter, and all these caricatures were taking elements of a can american people and making them objects for rid dual and humor and entertainment. >> mm-hmm. cut to where we are today, they are not trying to play the mammy role or the jim crow role. >> they are no. it's the lingering images of blackface and minstrelsy that really set the course for popular entertainment which has gone throughout the 20th and 21st century. >> do people's intentions matter here, dwandalyn? >> not necessarily, because i would understand how people would think it's a foreign of flattery, it's a form of just imitating somebody you admire,
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but knowing the history that really makes a difference and how painful these images were for african-americans and what it set off in this country of a way of stereotyping and dehumanizing people based on the color of their skin. >> which was an effort to enforce power less which if you dehumanize and make them lesser you can do anything with the laws. >> it is a question of power, and when people are asked the opposite, someone mentioned "whik chicks," the movie, when the wayan brothers dressed up as white women? >> how so? >> it's the power dynamic that you talk about with appropriating people's images, and -- and when you have the power to do that and to oppress, it's very different than a cultural exchange, a fair cultural exchange. >> jim crow, the original blackface character became to epitomize the jim crow laws, state and local laws then forced segregation, enforced bigotry, enforced plessy v. ferguson, all
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of that, that's the history of this country. to gayle's country. what about those who are saying, and this is a conversation that gayle brought up this morning, those who are saying in an aspiring way to dress up as beyonce or a cultural figure of prominence. >> it's still painful. it's still painful to african-americans, and i think there's a lot of white americans who theme the say way. those images are tied to a legacy of oppression and slavery and objectfying and devaluing people so if you would look at cultural norms of the time the images real very a lasting impact and the don't mean what people intend necessarily. >> with so many things in this day and age, it's hard not to have children of a young age became aware of news in the head links. as i was preparing for this last night my 6-year-old was next to me and he asked what this was all about. what's the teachable moment here. how do we talk to generations of children to come about why this
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is so important? >> i think part of it is knowing the history and explaining the history to your children in a way that breaks down the stereotype to see where it came from. >> is there room for atonement here, dwandalyn, where some people may be losing their jobs. is there room for atonement? >> i think so. i don't think this is a way to label people for lifetime. people change. they become educated. they evolve. >> is it possible that someone who dressed up in this way 30 years ago, is that person racist? >> that's not for me to say, but i think the act of going through this means that there's a lack of understanding about the meaning of this. does that equate to racism? you'd have to talk to that individual personally, but it is an act that perpetuates racist ideology in that way. >> so hard to talk about race, but we have got to have this conversation. >> gained lip, thank you very much. >> so glad you came. >> thank you for having me. >> and we should note that there is more on the website of the museum, too, if you would like
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to know more as well as visit the museum bathere's a lot about the history that we can learn about. >> thank you. >> absolutely. this morning, there's a new leader at "60 minutes," the highest rated news broadcast here in america. bill owens has been named executive producer of the ground breaking cbs news magazine. he's just the third executive producer at e.p. that "60 minutes" has had in its 61-year history. he started at an intern in 1988 and moved to "60 minutes" after moving to senior and broadcast producer at "cbs evening news" and he's been executive owner of "60 minutes" since 2008, and he'll report directly to the new president of cbs news who says it's a new era at cbs news, and many people are looking forward to bill's new leadership. >> i know he's well respected and add mired over at "60 minutes." >> well deserved. see what happenings, started out as an intern and move your way to the top. congrats, bill. a new survey suggest that
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a new survey by the investment giant blackrock suggests tens of millions of americans still haven't started saving for their retirement. only 52% of women say they've begun to put money away compared to 61% of men. americans who have a retirement savings plan say they feel a greater sense of well-being. blackrock is the largest money manager in the world with almost $6 trillion in assets. its president, ron kapito is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's talk about the data in this report. only 45% of those surveyed said they were confident that they would achieve an ideal retirement. why such a low number? >> this is a very, very big problem. first of all, people don't think about retirement. they kick the can down the road. and now that we know that people are living longer, they have not saved or invested enough for the last 10 to 14 years of their life. why aren't they doing that? high cost of living, housing costs, health care costs.
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and a lot of parents would rather spend on their kids for today than save for retirement for themselves. there's also a lot of excuses -- it's too complicated, there are too many choices, but we cathedral to create awareness that -- we need to create awareness that you cannot invest for the future unless you invest in the future. we do survey, create technology, tools, so people can get educated. the first part is creating awareness that you have to start saving today. >> have that conversation and discussion with your family today. you mentioned technology. how can technology help along this process? >> well, technology seems to be solving most problems. the first part is to create awareness. we have a website today that's going on, www.blackrock.com/investorpulse. this is going to create awareness for people of what they need to do and why they need to do it.
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then what we've been doing is creating tools for financial advisers so that they can educate their clients. we have one called "i retire." you put in the money you have, what you think you're going to need it creates diversified portfolios for you so that you can understand that you can do this in a conservative way. and that information is going to help people to make good, long-term investments that they'll be able to have for their retirement in the future. >> you look at this graphic. among the top concerns for adults is health care costs. that's becoming a big issue going into the next election season. we have discussions now about medicare for all, doing away with private insurance. we know that 150 million americans get their insurance from their employers. how should they be approaching health care in terms of saving for their retirement? >> well, we know that there's a high probability of it going up. most importantly, it's uncertainty. why would you take the risk? one weather you're older, you'll
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probably have more health care costs. therefore, it's another reason to save. there's something really important that we found in this survey, and there's a connection between wealth and well-being. and the number-one thing that causes stress amongst people is money. and especially when you're investing for the future. we have found that people who have started retirement plans actually have less stress and more emotional dividends -- >> good tip -- >> -- besides financial dividends. >> we're limited on time. great advice. thank you very much. great conversation. >> thank you. a new study finds women's brains appear to be nearly four years younger than men's brains of the same age. gayatri devi with tips on how to boost your brain power. in 28 days. purina one. natural ingredients, plus vitamins and minerals in powerful combinations. for radiant coats, sparkling eyes, and vibrant energy.
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>> that's a snippet. it is worth going on line to see the whole thing. it is clever and well done. >> she'll do a great job. what james does so well, he makes his guests shine, right. amazing. >> he's good. this is a kpix 5 news morning update . good morning. it is 8:25 am. i am kenny choi. pg&e restore power to those customers affected by the gas line explosion yesterday near the university of san francisco campus at 1 pm. firefighters tell us that the private company laying the fiber optic cable hit the gas line which triggered the blast. the new pg&e wildfire plan could mean more power shut lines in the utility suggest cutting power to five point five million homes during the
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it is a 20 7 am. i am gianna franco in the traffic center. we start a live look at the san mateo bridge where the traffic is slow-and-go out of hayward into the peninsula over to the foster city area. it is a 30 minute drive time to get across the span. the richmond-san rafael bridge is this is and usual. a lot of folks making their way
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westbound over toward 101 with the 20 minute drive across the span. we have crash at 680 northbound blocking at least one lane of traffic, sluggish in both directions. the south bay seeing delays on 101 and 280. mass transit is on time and the oakland transit train to the coliseum is now back in service. in service. good morning. it is a cold start to the day with partly to mostly sunny skies with daytime highs below average. low to mid 50s for your daytime highs with rain returning tomorrow. the high at 52 in san francisco, 55 in oakland and fremont, 56 in san jose, 52 in santa rosa and napa. we have rain returning tomorrow for wet morning and afternoon commute. scattered showers saturday with
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that picture of the beach is breaking any heart. >> because you want to go? >> i'd like to be there welco. "the new york times" reports the white house will unveil a global women's initiative. it will seek to bring economic security to 50 million women around the world by the year 2025. the initiative will draw from a $50 million starting fund from the u.s. agency for international development.
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several private companies will participate. delta has apologized for diet coke napkins it handed out to passengers. the napkins included a place for people to write down their phone number so they could pass it on to their, quote, plane crush. because you never know. some passengers call those napkins creepy. delta says it began removing them from planes last month. coca-cola has also apologized. our partners at the bbc report, luxury fashion brand gucci stopped selling a sweater after criticism it resembled black face. many on social media called the design offensive. gucci pulled the sweater and apologized sayg it was a powerful learning moment and it's committed to diversity. >> makes you wonder who was in the room when they launched that. >> the price tag on that, too. our philadelphia story kwy has a study that says spends on
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valentine's day is up but fewer are celebrating. 22% fewer people are celebrating because they are uninterested and feel the holiday is too commercialized. spending is expected to increase 6% from last year. that could be partly because of social media which is known to influence consumer spending. we know john is going to be spending a lot of money on his valentine. >> gifts for everyone. >> i will celebrate. >> i wear size 10 shoe and 10 dress or 8 or 12, depending on the cut. >> and flowers? >> my favorite color is yellow. >> i will settle for chocolate. >> jeff has gotten you that. >> i don't have a jeff. actor michael b. jordan went into therapy after filming "black panther." he says his bad guy character represents the pain and the rage from being black in america. he said talking with somebody
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after doing the movie helped him a lot. the special airs on own on february 16 at 8:00, 7:00 central. in our morning rounds, research suggests women's brains do not age as fast as men's. they analyzed scans. female brains appeared on average almost four years younger metabolically than male brains of the same age. researchers at the washington university school of medicine measured the flow of oxygen and glucose, that's a type of sugar known to change as we grow older. we have a neurologist at lenox hill hospital here who specializes in memory disorders. good morning. this is interesting. what have we learned about why women's brains are younger? >> we actually don't really know. we can speculate that it's because the genes that are responsible for energy metabolism in women stay active longer, don't change as fast as they do in men. it was a great study, because
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they looked at over 200 brains of men and women, aging 20 to 80. they found throughout lifespan that women on average, their brains were using energy at about four years younger. computers estimated their brains were four years you s younger. >> does that mean women are intellectually superior, too? >> some of us think so. >> some of us do. >> case by case. >> right. >> for someone with a drowsy brain, let me ask you this question. what does it mean to be metabolically younger for people who may not know what that means. >> that means you are behaving -- your brains are behaving and using energy as a brain four years younger than what the computer estimates the brain -- based on brain function. >> the first question i had, why is it that more women develop alzheimer's than men if they are functioning better? >> we're not sure why.
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it could be that hormones may have a role to play. it could also mean that women -- we know that women who have cardiovascular problems live longer than men with cardiovascular problems. it's one of the risks for alzheimer's. there are multiple reasons why. >> there's no cure for alzheimer's. >> no cure. plenty of things we can do. >> i want to ask you about that. diet and exercise, what role does that play? >> a big role. 50% to 60% of alzheimer's can be prevented by simple lifestyle changes. you could actually -- simple things. aerobic exercise 30 to 40 minutes three to four times a week actually helps to grow brain cells. increases blood flow to the brain. any kind of diet that's good for you, primarily people ask me what kind of diet. any diet good for the heart is good for the brain.
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m mediterranean is a fun, good way to eat healthy. >> is there anything men can do? >> i doubt it. >> should john start doing puzzles? >> should we spend more time in the company of women? >> that's always a good thing to do. >> is there anything people can do? >> you can actually -- exercise, puzzle, sudoku. if you are somebody who doesn't get frustrated by sudoku or crossword puzzles, do them. do anything that makes you happy. learn to do salsa dance, take up sculpture. take up anything that makes you. site e excited and fun and engages you in life. it's easy, it's fun. >> don't say sleep. >> sleep. >> yes. >> sleep is the easiest, best thing you can do. >> some people thought you were going to say sex.
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someone at the table thought you were going to say sex. >> making me blush. >> i'm grabbing the steering wheel and turning this back to the straight road. thank you so much. >> thank you. john prine's new album is nominated for three grammys. we visited the legend ahead of sunday's awards show. why he says workin
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♪ ♪ i'm knocking on your screen door in the summertime ♪ that's legendary singer as well as songwriter john prine playing his grammy-nominated song "knocking on your screen door." it's been 47 years since john prine earned his first grammy nomination for best new artist. since then he's won two. at the age of 72, he's never been more popular. the highest charting album yet "the tree of forgiveness," is up for three awards at sunday's grammys. it's the kind of late-career success that is thanksgiving gravy to a man with a devoted following who's long been admired by his pierce. bob dylan, johnny crash, bruce springsteen, and kacey musgraves have all admitted to being
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envious of john prine's talent. as we count down to music's biggest night, we went to nashville to find out what inspires the songwriting giant. play this one from your album. >> all right. ♪ john prine knows how to tell a story ♪ ♪ if you like your echo sweet ♪ and your streets with not concrete you'll be in your bed by 9 every night ♪ >> reporter: he can put a lump in your throat. ♪ if you saw our wedding wall ten miles away approaching my mexican home ♪ >> reporter: for more than five decades the singer/songwriter has played his own kind of music. ♪ that's the way earning a devoted fan base. ♪ >> make sure you write something you like because the worst thing to happen is it becomes a hit, and everywhere you go and every day of your life you'll be expected to sing that song. it might go to number one, and
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tag, you're it. ♪ we had an apartment in the city ♪ >> reporter: his 1971 debut album has a song he doesn't go a gig without singing and one bette midler covered. ♪ hello in there hello ♪ >> i took every guitar chord i knew at the time, and it became the melody to "hello." >> that's a pretty good hat. >> yeah. it was. i wish i knew where the hat was. ♪ ♪ i am an old woman ♪ ♪ >> bonnie raitt famously sang another of his classic's, "angel from montgomery." ♪ for all >> the lyrics are at the country music hall of fame. ♪ make me an angel that flies from montgomery ♪ ♪ make me a poster of an old
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rodeo ♪ >> you're 22, 21, write being an old woman. where -- writing about an old woman. where did that come from? >> i was close to my grandparents. they treated me like i was something off a christmas tree. >> in his favorite room where a christmas tree stands year round, prine and his wife hung an early review. >> critic didn't like my show and said all i did was drink beer, mumble, scratch my head, and sing in an awful voice, he couldn't understand. he wrote "as entertaining as a dog bite." ♪ sam stone came home to his ♪ >> fresh out of the army, prine worked as a mailman in suburban chicago. he wrote songs like "sam stone" along his route. after a review from film critic roger ebert, his shows filled up. >> when i wrote probably 90% of the songs. this was brand new in '68.
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this is what the road will do to you. the guitar now is retired. i'm still out there singing. a lot of good songs in there. anything left in there? come on out. ♪ summer again around the bend ♪ >> in 2018 out came his first album of new songs in 13 years. this time it was fiona and son georgetown road whoa said it's -- and jody who said it's time to make a record and sent him to a hotel to focus. >> they booked me into a suite, and i arrived with three guitars to use, ten boxes of unfinished lyrics. ♪ come on home ♪ come on home >> a week later he walked out with the "tree of forgiveness." fiona shared two of the boxes with us. >> there's one that never got finished. >> no wonder. it's awful. you turned up the volume, erased the problem. ain't no problem by volume. you leave out the bad parts and sing the good parts.
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♪ surround me with your love >> since the album's release, it's become a top-five hit, earned prine three grammy nods and launched a year of shows sold out with a soldout radio city music hall. people say it's an honor to be nominated. >> it's really to win, too. >> prine has fought off cancer twice losing parts of his neck and lung and giving his voice a new gravelly edge. ♪ sometimes my old heart >> have those experiences changed the way you viewed all of the accolades you've gotten this year? >> i mean, because i've been doing it this long, it feels pretty darn good. there's part of me that's grateful for the lesson that cancer teaches you. no matter how much you thought you enjoyed life, you just enjoy it just that much more. >> prine is also enjoying some of the perks of the attention. >> you mentioned if you like something now, and people send it to you.
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it i like cadillacs. >> yeah. yeah. ♪ knocking on the screen door >> this is my beauty. a '99 cadillac deville. >> and you've always been a cadillac fan? >> since i started driving. i like a good, sad song. i mean, i never know what i'm looking for when i'm writing by myself. i always like details of songs. i like to put like an ashtray in the room. before you start talking about emotions and songs. it keeps it real good -- good back here. >> the high-end room. >> this is a song i wrote for my father. him and my mother were from mealenburg, kentucky. coal company, where his family came from and the inspiration behind "paradise," the final song prine performs at every show. ♪ daddy won't take me back to
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mealenburg county down by the green river where paradise lays ♪ ♪ i'm sorry my son but you're too late in asking the coal train is all in the rain ♪ >> all right. >> oh, man. >> you sound pretty good there, john. >> all i did was grow up listening to john prine. >> wow. >> what a moment for you, john. what a lovely man. >> yeah. you know, sometimes you don't want to meet the people you admire so much. then sometimes you meet them and it turns out they are -- >> better than you thought. >> and his wife, too. it was amazing. and that's song i sang to my kids as i was rocking them. >> aw. >> so it was a lot going on in that room. >> yeah. i'll bet. i love his thing where he said he treated me like i came off a christmas tree. that means he was very loved growing up. he still is clearly. >> and the christmas tree year round. love that. >> sure does. >> see john prine and his
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protege, john dickerson. >> i don't know about operate protege -- i don't know about protege. but it was nice of him to humor me. thanks to kyra and cara and claire and brian. >> "a deep dive with john prine." we talked a long time about a lot of things. hear the entire interview from our day together. it's available on all major podcast platforms. as we count to the grammys, apple music zane lowe is creating daily music just for us. they. if the nominees and list, playing his list throughout the 8:00 a.m. you can listen to the full list and find more of our grammy coverage on our facebook page and cbsthismorning.com. i'm looking on today. >> and you can watch the 61st annual grammy awards sunday, february 10th on cbs. listen to the play list after we go off the air.
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still thinking about john's piece. loved seeing him play and perform. that does it for us. tune in to t
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this is a kpix 5 news morning update . >> it is 8:55 am. i am kenny choi. pg&e restored power to those customers affected by the gas explosion. hundreds are still without gas after the explosion that happened at the university of san francisco campus around 1 pm. the company laying fiber optic cable hit the gas line triggering the blast. one woman is dead after the fire in the mobile home park at contra costa county at bethel island just before 1 am. the cause of the fire is under
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investigation. we have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website at kpix.com. rite platforms including our website at kpix.com.
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good morning. if you are commuting into san francisco we have trouble spot as we take a live look at the accident from the caltrans camera. you can see it in the middle of your screen, east 80 not far from 6th street with several cars tangled up. that will affect your drive onto the lower deck of the bay
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bridge. the maps show delays as well, slow-and-go approaching this same. 101 northbound seeing delays as well and northbound 280 stop and go conditions. we have cars working the way across the globe a bridge and southbound 101 have some ray knight with extra volume into san francisco across the golden gate bridge your at the bay bridge of metering lights are on but easing up a bit with traffic just beyond the 880 overpass and looking little bit better into san francisco. it is a cold start to the day once again with cool daytime highs below average for this time of the year. low to mid 50s with partly sunny skies with rain returning tomorrow with this next storm system. today 52 in san francisco, santa rosa and napa, 53 in vallejo as well as redwood city. 55 in oakland and fremont, 56
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for san jose. rain returning tomorrow and for your morning and afternoon evening commute with widespread rain. scattered showers saturday with a cold storm rolling through sunday dropping snow levels down, unsettled weather into next week. weather into next week.
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wayne: wow. - yeah, boy! wayne: tiffany, what's behind the curtain? jonathan: it's a trip to italy! - i'm here to win big today. jonathan: it's in the bag. (grunts) wayne: go get your car! give him a big round of applause. you did it, you got the big deal of the day! and this is how we do it in season ten. jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america, welcome to "let's make a deal." wayne brady here. this is father-daughter day. this is father-daughter day, it's part of our wayne's favorite folks week and my favorite folk is my daughter, maile, so she actually came to-- to watch the show today.

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