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good morning. it is thursday, july 17th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a terrifying gun battle tears through a california city. three are dead after bank robbers used hostages as human
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shields. a short and shaky truth in gaza this morning, but already signs of >> bang robbery led to a standoff. >> two were killed, another wounded. >> 14 patrol cars riddled with bullets. >> rockets have been fired from gaza five hours from a humanitarian cease-fire. >> four boys were killed playing on a beach. >> israel threatened to stop 13 hay ma hamas fighters. they apparently had tunnels to israel. >> hundreds of homes in danger. one fire in washington doubled in size in just a few hours. >> i'm taking everything. i'm taking care of burns but it won't be here when i come back. >> they shot a plane down over the ukraine. >> the russian leadership will see once again that its actions in ukraine have consequences. >> passengers on a casino boat are back on land this morning.
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>> i'll always remember that. >> caught on camera. >> two thieves stole a dinosaur replica. >> all that -- >> stuart scott battling cancer was given the jimmy v. award. he asked his daughter to come on stage for a big hug. in seattle a man tried to kill a spider using a makeshift blowtorch. the house caught fire. >> on the bright side, the spider is definitely debt it's such a burden, such an awful burden to be asked if you want to be leeds over the free world. it's terrible. >> i can't wait till the 2000167 elections. you have curly fries, burger peaties, salsa, milder salsa, and, of course, leftovers. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this
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morning." norah o'donnell is arch and margaret brennan is here. good morning again. >> good to be back with you, charlie. >> we star with terrible story in stockton, california. police want answers from the only suspect to survive a bloody chaotic shoot-out. a group of bank robbers took hostages wednesday and led officers on a 45-minute chase. >> one witness said he heard five minutes of nonstop gunfire. this morning two suspects and one hostage is dead. a reporter reports it almost seemed as in war had broken out in stockton. >> reporter: shots rang out, bullets ricocheting off the getaway car as police exchange gunfire with three suspected bank robbers armed with three
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ak-47-style rifles. three women were taken hostage. two were employees. the third was a customer whose 12-year-old daughter was waiting outside the bank when the robbery occurred. >> three guys had three guns and three hostages and they had the guns to the hostages' heads. they were petrified. you could see their faces. their faces were white. they were just so scared. >> police say the brazen ban dids took the three women hostage, firing off their weapons and using them as human shields as they fled the scene in an employee's suv. >>surrounded the car. they couldn't shoot at them because they were so close to the hostages and they trove off right here. >> reporter: police sets off on a pursuit, a high-speed chase winding through residential neighborhoods, bullets hitting homes. >> we're taking fire.
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get down. get down. >> reporter: the robbers exchanging gunfire with 14 different police cars. >> they were trying to kill our police officer because 14 police cars riddled with bullets. >> they just dropped a hostage on the ground. they just threw her out. >> during the chase they threw two of the injured hostages from the vehicle who were bank employees. police shot out the suv's tires disabling their vehicle. but they refused to surrender. the police swarmed the suv and apprehended two suspects. a third was fatally shot. one of the suspects died later in the hospital. also discovered in the vehicle was misty holt-singh, a bank customer, dead of gunshot wounds. she leaves behind a husband and daughter. for "cbs this morning," shaun bennett, sacrament. new rocket fire this morning over gaza despite a five-hour
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truce overnight. some combatants are, quote, ignoring the unites nations' request for both sides to take a break. holly williams is in gaza city where residents were hoping to gather food and supplies after ten days of fighting. holly, good morning. >> good morning. we're hearing report this morning by an israeli official that there will be a cease-fire beginning at 6:00 in the morning on saturday. that followed a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire today that israel said was broken when palestinian mill tanltss started firing their rockets again after just two hours. that follows the death yesterday of four palestinian children in an israeli air strooik. the four boys were playing on the beach in gaza city. some of them tried to run for cover but didn't make it to safety. the youngest of the dead was just 9 years old.
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israel says its offensive in gaza is targeting terrorists but these people lost their sons. god have vengeance on israel cried this woman. these two boys were both killed in the attack. israel says it had no intention of harming the children and is investigating what happened. but it also blames all civilian deaths on plirn militants because it says they launched their rockets from residential areas. more than 200 palestinians have been killed during this escalation and officials say most of them were civilians. one israeli also lost his life and rockets fired from gaza into southern israel have caused injuries and damage. but many of them have also been shot down by israel's iron dome anti-missile defense system. the brief humanitarian cease-fire today allows
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palestinians to leave their homes in safety. after avoiding the streets during ten days of air strikes, they crowded into markets and banks. i don't know anything about the politics, she told us, but i wish the cease-fire would last longer because it's difficult feeding my children with this war going on. the israeli military said it foiled their attack by 13 militants who were trying to cross into israel via tunnels from gaza. the israelis say the militants were armed with rocket grenades and other weapons and one was killed at the mouth of the tunnel in an air strike. we should also update you that we now understand the cease-fire will end not saturday but friday morning. this morning russia years prime minister called the new sanctions by the u.s. and the eu, quote, evil.
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president obama says russia is being punished for undermining ukraine's government. >> i've repeatedly made it clear that hush must halt the flow of weapons and fighters across the border into ukraine, that russia must urge separatists to lease their hostages and support a cease-fire, that russia needs to pursue internationally mediated talks and agree to meaningful monitors on the border. so far russia has failed to take any of the steps that i mentioned. >> mayor garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, margaret. traveling in brazil, putin said they will have a boomerang effect and, quote, are driving russia/american relations to an impasse causing very serious damage. they denied access to long-term capital and debt financing to two large russian banks around
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two of the largest russian energy agencies. they blocked access to financing through two of its own development banks. amid these moves the white house is raising these options. talks to end iran's feared pursuit of nuclear weapons. the deadline for this deal is sunday. they have offered to list wide-ranging economic sanctions if it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons. president obama met in the oval office yesterday with secretary of state john kerry who said the talks have made enough progress. the president will heed that recommendation and call for another round of nuclear talks. charlie? >> major, thanks. this morning members of congress are balks at the crisis. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. good morning. >> good morning. there is absolute agreement there is a crisis at the border but how quickly the crisis is
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going to be addressed is really in question. the russians want to speed it up, democrats want to put on the breaks and the president is caught in the middle. secretary of homeland security jeh johnson met with the senate and laid out the administration's propose alg to speed up the deportation issues of minors coming here from central america. right now the wait is a year or more. the republicans want that cut down to seven days. >> nothing is going to improve until the plane loads of children return to the country that they left, thereby costing their parents and families thousands of dollars. then they'll stop coming to the united states. >> reporter: democrats argue seven days isn't enough time for children to make a legal case that they qualify for asylum or some other special status.
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bob menendez made that statement wednesday. >> there are children where they were told either join us or die and a young girl who was raped who feel it's going happen to them again when they return and we can't undermine their ability to make that case. >> the white house has jts said what its target is, a few weeks or a few months for this very critical deportation hearing. these children are allowed by law. but it's really critical. that question is whether what's going determine whether congress gives the president the $3.7 billion in emergency funding he's been asking for. margaret. >> nancy, thanks. new jersey governor chris christie visits iowa this morning. he calls it a fund-raising trip for fellow republicans. others believe he's looking at his own. others say he's only thinking about running for president. >> when do you think you have to
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decide. >> end of this year or beginning of next. decide in my own head. when i tell you or anyone else, that's a political judgment. i've been pretty clear. i'm certainly going to consider it but whether i do it or not is something i honestly don't know yet. >> the caucuses are 18 month was. christie still faces the matter of the george washington bridge shutdown. chris lagares is tracking a large wildfire burning about 100 miles east of seattle. >> wow. that thing is tender dry, man. >> reporter: more than 1,000 acres continues to burn out of control this morning and over 500 homes are under evacuation notices due to the fast moving
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flames. seattle residents saw this mavis plume of smoke rising 120,000 feet in the air. it's forming what is known as a pyro cumulus cloud fueled by the extreme heat from the fire. it was also response for the portion of the u.s. route 2, a main artery that connects seattle and eastern washington. the governor's office issued a state of emergency that covers 30 counties due to a number of other fires that have broken out across the state. firefighters will find no relief in sight. today temperatures are expected to hover in the low 90s with winds gusting up to 50 miles an hour. not welcome news for crews trying to beat back the flames. for "cbs this morning," chris lagares, leavenworth, washington. a texas family murdered in their home is being remembered
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one week after the shooting. an overflowing crowd mourns the six members of the stay family. he joins us from spring, texas. omark good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a little bit of spring rain to match the somber mood. a vigil blocks away from the stay family home which was the scene of the shooting. the mourners here remember the family but pray for cassidy stay, the only survivor. hundreds gather at a park in spring to honor the memory of steve and katy stay and their family. friends and neighbors decorated that same swing with messages. >> it's terrifying. no kid should have to go through what cassidy went through. it's not fair. >> reporter: at a private funeral earlier in the day six white caskets were wielded into
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the church one by one. after the memorial a tearful cassidy stay remained as the caskets were loaded into the hearses. >> the family was full of love and respect and kindness and service. >> reporter: last week ronald haskell broke into the family home. he tied up the family members and shot them execution style. the only survivor 15-year-old cassidy stay pretended to be dead. police say her call to 911 led to the end of the shooting spree and led to the standoff. >> know that my mom, dad, brian, emily, becca, and zack are in a much better place and that i'll be able to see them again one day.
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>> an online fund for the stay family has raised $348,000. that money will be used to take care of cassidy. as for haskell, he's due in court next week, and, charlie, he faces six capital murder charges. >> omar, thanks. this morning we're learning more details about former p.o.w. bowe bergdahl from a person allowing to speak on his behalf. he was released in may after being held captive by the taliban for five years. he was traded for five prisoners at guantanamo bay. mush shell miller is with us. >> good morning to you. although he reportedly still has not spoken to his family, bergdahl is now reaching out to the president. >> sergeant bergdahl is deeply grateful to president obama for having saved his life. >> reporter: former military officer eugene seidel is now representing sergeant bowe
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bergdahl. they met last week in texas although they couldn't discuss what they talked about. he did give his impression as a former p.o.w. >> i like him as a client. that doesn't always happen but when it does, it's nice. >> reporter: an initial military investigation in 2009 determined that bergdahl deliberately walked away from his unit based on evidence available at the time. >> if the army decides that there should be disciplinary action given all the circumstances it's a matter of great discretion on the part of senior army commanders. >> reporter: since his release, a growi ining number have caller him to be punished. >> he chose to put down his gear, pun down his weapon and walk away in the middle of the night. >> as events unfold, i'm sure people will be able to put those videos in perspective and understand them for what they
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are. >> reporter: he says people should not rush to judgment and urges the public to wait until they hear all sides of the story. >> even the most unpopular and vilified parties have a right to representation and that's considered the lawyer's responsible. >> seidel is taking the case free of charge. he would not talk about bergdahl's relationship with the family. >> on or off the record? >> certainly on the record. >> michelle, thank you. >> thank you. it's 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll check headlines from around the globe.
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good morning everyone i'm ukee washington. a lot have of folks talking about what a great day it is already. lets get the official word from that young lady right there. >> i love forecast like this you know that, ukee. i love tracking crazy weather too but these are forecast i know will make you smile. we want to send you outside on a happy note. you'll love what i have to tell you here. storm scan three clear as a bell, we are still watching retreat they of the clouds that came with that frontal boundary hitting us, but it is sunny, warm, comfortable as well. good hair day and a nice afternoon. later tonight we will drop down to 64 degrees under clear skies, still comfortable enough to leave air conditioning off. tomorrow features more of the same and other than a few
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clouds weekend is looking good as well. >> , been, over to you. live look behind me backup on the bennie coming into philadelphia again with only three lanes opened during the morning rush hour. now that time when we will see grid lock start to build with one less lane, coming into philadelphia, an accident westbound on the turnpike, near the fort washington interchange, and also one eastbound near downingtown, and in new jersey, north along 295 a disable tractor trailer, that is on the ramp to 42, coming in towards philadelphia, ukee back over to you. next update 7:55. up next on cbs this morning inside russia's decision to open up a key spy base in cuba. we are on the cw philly on these channels. i'm ukee washi
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a new video reportedly shows a 240-foot sinkhole in siberia. they say it's not from a meteor. there is speculation it may have been left by an underground gas explosion. an explosion is now planned to solve this deep mystery. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour, russia's listening post could be reactivated. a deal with cuba may put thousands of spies just offshore. plus, drama at saechlt rescued by the coast guard. some passengers had to climb ropes to get out. that's ahead. >> time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "washington post" says the acting chief is putting a price
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tag on fixing the crisis. he wants $17 billion and additional staffers are needed to improve conditions. >> the "san francisco chronicle" says apple may have to refund $400 million to customers. it's all part of a proposed settlement after lawsuits claim apple conspired with five major publishers to raise the price of the ebooks but apple hasn't done anything wrong and they're appealing. >> the "los angeles times" looks at why a federal judge has ruled that the death penalty is unconstitutional. most will never be skrulted violating the ban on cruel and unusual punishment. here's a huge story getting a lot of attention on the new york times. rupert murdoch put time warner on his media wish list. he offered $80 billion for the communications giant. time warner said no. it would have been the biggest
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media merger in the decade. no talks are scheduled but he may make another offer. >> the academy award-winning director ron howard wants to examine how beatlemania gripped them. interviews inclul paul mccartney, ringo starr and yoko o on ono. i'll take two tickets please. >> they high light the pearls of the journey but many young immigrants say they know the dangers. they believe the risk at home is greater. manuel bojorquez travelled to san selva door, the capital of el salvador, to see why thousands of people are escaping their homeland. >> good morning. there are neighborhoods in this country even police will not
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enter at night. the streets are controlled by matas or gangs. one teenager told us the threats come daily. >> i don't even go inside my neighborhood because i'm scared that someone might do something. >> reporter: 16-year-old raul says the impulse to head north starts here. the gang infested streets of salvadoran neighborhoods. >> here if you don't do certain things, your life is going to end anyway and it's better to try than to just stay in and die. >> reporter: the threats come from gangs fighting for turf in the drug trade and looking for new members just like raul. >> in my neighborhood a couple of days ago they already killed like two or three guys that are my age because they didn't want to join them. >> his life wasn't always this way. he loved in st. paul, minnesota,
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for eight years. his dad only had temporary custody. then he was deported. hi father arranged to have him return to the u.s. >> he knew if i make it it's going to be a thousand times better than for me to stay here. >> but he was caught in mexico and sent pack only to realize the threats against his father who owned a business and was a target for extortion had worsened. >> suddenly we find my dad dead. it's really horrible because i was the first person to go find him that way. >> he found his father shot and left in a field. >> i cry a lot at night because i remember him, you know? he was the one that taught me everything i know. >> do you live every day with a sense of fear about what happened to your father might happen to you? >> i wake up every morning and hope that it's not going to be my last day. >> you're not really living your
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life if every moment you're afraid you're going to die and it's a fear that's tangible in my eyes when i see them. >> reporter: elizabeth kennedy, a u.s. citizen has lived there for month months. she has researched why they're leaving. she said more than 60% say the threat of violence is the number one reason. >> until they're not afraid of their life, until they're not afraid to go out on the streets people are going to keep migrating because it's a human instinct to survive. >> reporter: he's now the family bread winner but his sights remain on the united states. >> it seems like you'll always have a desire to be there. >> i will never be, you know, at peace with myself. that's something i want to realize in one way or another. >> reporter: since october of last year, more than 13,000 minors from el salvador have
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been detained by u.s. border control. more have fled from honduras and g guatemala for different reasons. >> it really puts it in perspective. what a hard choice. join a gang or we'll kel you. no wonder they want to come here. >> and you lose your father and find him. >> the instability of your neighbors. their problems becomes your own. he put a human face on that issue of the drug problem and what it means for the u.s. >> nicely done. >> good piece from manuel there. meantime russia may be reopening a soviet era base in cuba. it was once used to spy on the u.s. during the cold war it was part of the largest intelligence operation outside moscow for gathering radio communications. jan crawford is in washington with the kremlin's latest ma nurchlt good morning.
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>> good morning, margaret. it now appears russian president vanilla vad mer putin is applying some pressure of his own. he reached a provisional agreement to reopen a cold era war spy base while visiting cuba last week. the base is located in lourdes, 150 miles from florida. it was established by the soviet union after the cuban missile crisis brought both nations as close as they would come to the brink of war. >> our resolution will come to a prompt dismantling and withdraw withdrawal. >> the base was opened from 196 p to 2001 and was a very substantial facility at its peak with about 3,000 people. >> as chief of the human armed forces in the 1990s, castro
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boast thad 75% of russian intelligence on america was gathered from the small island nation. in exchange for russia's return to the base, cuba will be rewarded with up to $32 billion of debt relief. news of russia's plan to reopen the base comes at a time of tense russian/american relations and coincides with president obama's announcement for more sanctions against russia for refusing to curb separatist violence in ukraine. >> we have to seek concrete actions and not just words that russia, in fact, is committed to trying to end this conflict along the russia/ukraine border. >> reporter: at the time of its closing the cuban base was an expensive venture for a russian government looking to cut costs. that's why reopening and reinvesting in the aging facility is largely being seen as symbolic. >> it's a way to demonstrate to the united states that from a
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russian perspective, if the united states continues on the course that it's on in dealing with moscow, the relationship may return to what it was like at the time that that base was built. >> now, russia's return to the spy base in cuba may not draw an immediate response to the white house because the u.s. has been under criticism of its own from the international community for its spying ventures in europe. gayle? >> got it. thank you, jan. passengers on a gambling boat did not know they were rolling the dice. and tomorrow -- >> reporter: i'm carter evans on catalina island. i'm swimming in a cove full of leopard shorts. coming up on "cbs this morning" we'll tell you what these robots and white sharks are teaching us about swimming in the santa monica bay.
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passengers stranded on a casino boat are back on solid ground this morning. their ship got stuck off the coast of savannah, georgia, on tuesday night. the boat left the port of savannah just hours earlier. it ran aground near taibbi island. more than 120 people were on board. the coast guard had to use a helicopter to rescue four of them. >> long before these rescued gamblers returned to shore their luck had run out. 9 passengers had climbed aboard the "escapade" for the casino's maiden voyage. off the coast of savannah the three-story ship got stuck on a sand bar. >> maybe an hour into the gaming we were sitting at tablend just
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felt a big sudden jolt. >> reporter: five attempts to free it failed and a five-hour evening cruise became a nearly full day ordeal. >> you head older people, disabled people. they were on the floor. i was sitting at a stool at a table trying to hold my head so i could pray. >> it got stuck too shallow. passengers climbed into smaller boats which ferried them to the cutters and then they had to climb ropes to get on board. one passenger described it as a fear factor moment. no one was hurt. >> we ate crackers and drank water because we ran out of food on the boat. that was fun. >> it's hard to think everything's going to be okay when you feel a shift in a boat that's already leaning and you know the only thing surrounding that boat is water. >> reporter: we reached out to
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trade wind casino cruise, the "escapade's" owner but have not heard back. we were told the sat bars wither not on the nautical charts. but we were told the plots had malfunctioned. what are the the faa says commercial drones are illegal, so why did
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their len. to everything from the ketchup packages to pump boxes to the incorrect almond portions at the cereal breast fast bar to diet pepsi coming out of the psi bar. fascinating. apparently even at the cia sodas go undercover as other sodas. >> that puts it all in perspective. >> see, they do have something to complain about over there, lunch. a man admits this morning his wedding video may violate faa rules. he used a drone camera last month to take pictures from above. the faa does not allow drone flights for commercial purposes. a different photographer challenging that ban in court, maloney spokesperson says under the law, quote, this is an extremely grey area. maloney sits on a subcommittee that oversees the faa.
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>> interesting though. >> deep shade of charcoal over here. this morning florida environmentalists are taking on the army corps of engineers. >> i'm vicente arenas. in the waters beneath us,, we'l show you why coral reefs are being put in immediate danger. that story coming up on "cbs this morning." aduate of devry university and keller graduate school of management, a business career was my goal. this was my career training camp... my professors... they were also my coaches. and my biggest supporters. their guidance from start to finish... helped me get my latest promotion...at microsoft. [ male announcer ] get started now with our merit based career catalyst scholarship. new students could qualify for up to $20,000. funds are limited. to be considered you must apply by august 29th at devry.edu. funds are limited. birdhouse plans. nacho pans. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin
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blank good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. lets head over to katie and katie, you have been talking about thursday all week it is finally here. >> thursday is my favorite, it is my favorite and here we sit and when we walk out the door you will agree it is so much nicer outside. just across the board this time. yesterday ended up being a decent day inland but at the shore it took a while for rain and clouds to get out of here. they are still trying to retreat but they are. we have a nice dry air mass taking over, bright sunshine out in that live neighborhood network outside lower merion high. 65 degrees. generally with temperatures in that vein here around the rest of the board. we will heat up to 84. not hot. not too cool. just right with sunshine. bob it will linger tomorrow too.
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>> sound great. 7:56. an accident here on the 30 bypass, it is eastbound on the 30 bypass right here near route 340. we have wick sun glare right in the spot here as well, taking out left end. you can see the the air bag on the passenger side of this vehicle on the owes eastbound side. right here in other fort washington a crash at skippack pike at north whales road and rest of the major roadways sun glare at schuylkill, delays south on i-95 and bridge street and delays also on the blue route between route one and macdade, erika, back over to you. your next update 8:25. up next this morning, cabdrivers in one city attending charm school to connect with customers. your local
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it is thursday, july 17, 2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including a story of survival. how a stranded hiker lived in the wood for days with a broken leg and no food. first at 8:00. >> a group of bank robbers led officers on a 45-minute chase. >> one witness said he heard five minutes of nonstop gunfire. >> two suspects and one hostage are dead. >> reporter: we are hearing report this morning by an israeli official that there will be a cease-fire tomorrow. >> vladimir putin with the
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newest round of economic sanctions says they're driving relations to an impasse. >> a state of emergency is in effect for all of oregon and part of washington state. >> republicans want to speed up deportation. democrats want to put on the breaks and the white house is caught in the middle. >> since october more than 13,000 minors from el salvador have been detained by u.s. border support. >> if i make it, it's going to be a thousand times better in the united states. >> passengers on a gambling boat did not know they were rolling the dice. >> we were sitting at a table and felt a big sudden geologist. >> pope francis -- >> he's now thinking about lifting the celibacy requirements for priests. >> announcer: today's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by comfort inn. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and margaret brennan. norah o'donnell is off. bank robbers left homes and cars riddled with gunshots. the suspects fired assault rifles at police during a 45-minute chase. they used three female hostages as human shields. >> when the shooting stopped, one of the women was dead. two other hostages were hurt but survived after being thrown out of the getaway vehicle. two of the suspected bank robbers were killed. the third is in a local hospital this morning. reports this morning say israel has agreed to a cease fire tomorrow along the gaza border. hamas and his allies inside gaza have not confirmed that. the fighting was supposed to pause this morning for a five-hour humanitarian truce but they fired mortars from gaza. despite that they filled the streets for the first time since
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the conflict began ten days ago. the teenager who says soldiers beat him is back home in florida this morning. he arrived at tampa international airport last night. he told reporters he'll never thing of freedom the same way again. he was arrested two weeks ago in a protest over the murder of his cousin. the killing was in retaliation of the murder of three teenaged teens. he needed stitches. he was ordered to stay nine days under house arrest. his family denies he was involved in any violent protests. greg h1n1 was trebing through the sequoia kings national sierra park when a boulder crushed his leg. he used hiking gear to dress his leg and he dragged himself eating moths and crickets to
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stay alive. he crawled another mile before rescuers found him. hines says he plans to hike again one day. this morning environmentalists are racing to rescue delicate corals off miami. the underwater reefs are being threatened by a project at the port of miami. that's where vicente arenas joins us. he's on a boat. >> reporter: good morning. the army core of engineers is dredging the port of miami. they're making room for super tankers that are going to start passing through here next year. there's a problem. underneath the surface there are coral reefs being put in immediate danger. >> there's a color radiant -- >> reporter: a few miles off the coast of miami, florida, marine biologist is fighting to save what most people can't even see. >> the entire health of the ocean is dependent upon corals
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and coral reefs. >> reporter: ford says corals like these locate 25d feet below the surface are endangered. they're being covered in silt turned up by massive dredging machines nearby which the core of army engineers is using to clear the way and make way for massive container ships. does it threaten them? >> it has. they've colonized the shipping channel. >> reporter: it's estimated that more than 90% of the original coral has already disappeared. the remaining corals found in these waters are extremely resilient making them more important for researchers around the world. >> you can take these corals and transplant them back out to the coral reef where we can regrow the coral reefs that have been in decline. >> reporter: the director says the expansion project violates the endangered species act. >> miami is going to pay the
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price ultimately with a dead reef when the army corps leaves town. >> reporter: they responded saying we will continue to use the best science engineering and technologies available to minimize impacts to the human and marine environments. the organization has moved over 300 safeties to safety, but with the blasting phase of the project scheduled to begin in october, ford is racing to rescue even more. >> if corals and korcoral reefs collapse, we will most certainly see a collapse of other ecosystems in the ocean and populations of fish in decline. >> reporter: ford's group expects to go dierching once again this weekend. meantime the dredge ships are expected to be working here until next summer. >> you know what this reminds me of? how extraordinary and beautiful this planet is and how many interesting things there is about it. >> i hope their work pays off.
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we don't want to lose that. a video shows a cleveland police officer changing pace, saving a life. the officer's body camera showed him surviving a the-year-old. he was not breathing when they pulled him out of the water. the officer and the aunt both performed cpr. the boy made a full recovery. >> you feel grateful the officer knows what he was doing. michael sam has not played a minute in the nfl but he's already an espy award winner. he received the arthur ashe courage award at the ceremony. sam is trying to become pro football's first openly guy player. he spoke from his heart as he received the honor. >> finally to anyone out there, especially young people, they don't -- feeling like they don't fit in and feeling like they would never be accepted, please know this. great things -- i'm sorry.
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great things can happen when you have the courage to be yourself. thank you and got bless. >> michael sam. a lot of people cheering for michael sam. it is very courageous what he's done. i think the influence that he will have on other people is really nice. >> and he's already having that influence. it's going be a great to watch him. >> you're right. >> ahead on "cbs this morning," taxi drivers just kitaking thei image e on a
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okay. we liked to disconnect. wliekd to disconnect, please. >> so i why is it you don't want faster speed. help me why you don't want faster speed. >> help me understand why you can't just disconnect us. >> we first heard that phone call yesterday. a couple trying to cancel their comcast service, but a representative stood in the way. the call sparking a new conversation about cable companies and whether it is time for viewers to cut the cord. >> a lot of people are saying yes. more than 7.5 million households canceled their capable in 2013. that's up from about 5 million homes in 2010. nicholas thompson is the editor of the website for 2014. welcome back. >> good morning. >> that conversation was so ill tating and yet so relatable. the guy on phone said it's my job to have the conversation that you keep the service.
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the cable company does whatever it takes but he went above and beyond the call of duty. >> he acted absurdly. the reason why this resonated and got spread all over the internet. customer service at the cable companies is absolutely terrible, infuriating and awful. that's because of their they don't have to compete. they don't have to win us over. we have to buy their services and they don't treat us well. >> and they know that. >> they know that. >> they can't be thrilled by this publicity. >> this is not a good week for them but it's not going to lead to more regulation that leads to more regulation cable industry. >> if more and more people look at cable television and figure out how much it costs, the deepakaging of it, they're going to shift and that's part of the reason that cable coverage has been going down. >> right. there are a lot of people cutting cords. one thing to remember is they provide both your internet often for work purposes and your
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television. you can cut off the cable sufss but you still have to deal with it. there are all kinds of things you can do. you can watch a lot of shows through hula, through your roku box, you can get a digital antenna. you can reduce the amount you pay. pay for internet and add on services. >> you were talking about lack of regulators. there's no one in there defending the customer. >> right. >> is that going to change? we keep hearing p the cable providers getting bigger and bigger and possible time warner deals, possible comcast deals. >> if you looks at internet speeds we're about 30th or 40th in the world. that's terrible for the country that has spurred it. >> we're that slow. >> because of policy failures. we've not enforced best
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policies. in fact, even yesterday there was the ability to make competition even worse. our government has let us down on this. that's why our internet is so slow and it seems like we're going to continue in that direction as there are more mergers. somebody will reverse it some day, we'll get good policy, but there are not a lot of signs with it right now. >> with respect to the services and phone calls do you believe the attention that's come to this will change policy by comcast? >> yes. this will probably change comcast's policies if ar short while. they're going to tell their reps you need to keep our customers but please do not abuse them. i'm sure there's been an abuse memo going around. they don't want their voice to be spread on the tech nomy blog. i think the service will get temporarily better but there are
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limited problems. >> you say negotiate your bill. >> this is one thing you can do. you can call your cable company. they have a whole bunch of options they haven't told you about. if you think you paid too much, you can bargain them down. >> this is a good week do that. >> thank you, nicholas thompson. jason segel's new movie is called "sex tapes." it's about a couple who tries to spice it up in their marriage ten years in. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by mercedes-benz. some of the most advanced vehicles on the road today. ♪ [ male announcer ] if you can't stand the heat, get off the test track. get the mercedes-benz you've been burning for at the summer event,
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taxi companies in seattle are fight back this morning against ride sharing services like uber and lyft. we're shown how cabbies are taking a low tech approach to solve a high-tech plan. >> these taxi drivers are getting a crash course in taxi service. >> we're really trying hard to change our image and give much superior service. >> they're learned,000 better connect with their fare paying passengers, everything from driving more safely to handling complaints. you could say the class is an admission by the taxi industry
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that they have an image problem. there was an investigation conducted earlier this year on hundreds of complaints on the city's cabs in 2013. among them, speeding, running red lielts and illegally refusing short trips. they're getting superior service at app-based companies like uber and lyft. customers are not supplying posted to tip but they're to rate them after they drive. while initial cabs put a wall between their drivers and passengers, ride sharing companying are trying to break down barriers. >> you hop in, give your driver a fist bump, meet somebody in your community and you have a great conversation. >> reporter: it's made ride sharing apps so user-friendly by fighting back with their own
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apps like taxi map. >> it enables customers to not only have all the conveniences but to know the vehicle is insured, that the driver is background checked and the vehicle is in expected. for now cab drivers hope this charm offensive will put them at the top of the class. >> it's our training that really, i think, puts us over them, over their service. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. >> yep. i say charm and friendliness works every time, don't you? >> mm-hmm. >> don't you? >> absolutely. >> i'm hooked. ahead, an american classic finds new ways to fit. >> reporter: i'm john blackstone at the headquarters of levi strauss. the company that invested the riveted blue jean 141 years ago is still looking to the future. we'll go inside the innovation lab to see how science and
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technology are being used to build a better blue je good morning, everyone i'm ukee washington. president obama will push transportation funding when he visits tilting bridge on i495 in wilmington. let give you a live look at the bridge, closed since last in month have have after several support columns started to lean. the president is supposed to announce a new initiative to boost private sector investment in the country's aging infrastructure. katie has your forecast on a great day, good morning. it is a nice one, good morning everybody. we can expect to see full sunshine all day and high pressure takes the lead which means we can expect that bright, blue sky, comfortable temperatures, still warm, but comfortable, that humidity is wining down for us, or dropping throughout the day. storm scan three basically
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empty, frontal boundary still slow to retreat but it has, at this .84 with that sunshine expect out there all day in philadelphia tonight we will keep it clear, comfortable with a lose of 64. another good sleeping weather kind of night out there if you want to keep air conditioning off. tomorrow looks like a carbon copy still sunny, still mid 80's. we will keep mid 80's right through monday but clouds begin to build in over weekend as our next warm front begins to lift north, bob, over to you. 8:26. live look at the schuylkill westbound accident here, approaching, gulph mills, and king of prussia, this just happened, three lanes, three vehicles here, blocking, what is that right lane. emergency crews will have to come up the backup here but again westbound schuylkill expressway approaching 202, it looks like we have a four car accident that will tie us up. disable tractor trailer north on 295 will cause delays on the ramps to the freeway and also folks jumping off grid lock on route 130 as well,
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ukee, back to you. next update 8:55. up next this morning, field of jeans? 49ers new stadium opens up to day, for more local news weather traffic and sports we are on the cw philly on it's the yoplait greek taste-off
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a new video show as short maiden flight for a model airplane. the man launches his model. his friend are supportive. he lapp. s it up and it hits him in the face. no problem. he does it again and this time his son catches it. why do we always crack up when we see friends get hurt? >> because we always know what's going to happen. coming up on "cbs this morning," good-bye, "how i met your mother" and hello "sex tapes." we'll tell you about the warning he gave his mom before she watched the new product. >> this is in the vault. levi strauss will crack the safe for look at the oldest blue
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jeans in the world and the denim tuxedo made for a hollywood legend. that's ahead. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. a republican congressional candidate is apologizing for an embarrassing tweet. state representative adam joined a protest tuesday. demonstrators were at a shelter expecting dozens of children from the new immigration crisis. kwasman tweeted, bus coming in. this is not compassion. the bus was actually carrying wmca campers. cleveland's t"the plain dealer" received outpouring last week. their baby daughter died last week. he post add message on reddit wanting someone to create a photo of a 6 week old daughter
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without her breathing tomb. since then he's received hundreds of photos and paintings. he calls the response amazing. police are look for a young couple. they're caught on surveillance video stealing the replica of a baby dinosaur. it happened at the north carolina museum of sciences. it's worth about $10,000. the police say the pair also stole artifacts from another museum. and the "los angeles times" say the new orleans saints have a new cheerleader, a 40-year-old mother of two. chriskristie lewis is a dance fs instruct ir. she tried out because she has a desire that could require her to go through a kidney transplant. jason segel appeared years ago and then "how i met your mother."
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in the new film "sex tapes" jason and cameron diaz play a married couple trying to spice up their love live. >> we should have sex time. >> i love. maybe thursday. >> i'd love that. it feels like it's beener from. >> it has. >> last time was when we got the bath towels from bed bath and beyond. >> listens i've got to go. >> not to right time. >> we're both so exhausted. >> tell me about it. maybe we'll have sex instead of watching "project runway." maybe that's why people tivo "project runway" so people can have sex. >> this is the thing. ooher a normal couple that. ire not freaky deaky. they have two kids. they don't have time. you think a lot of people can relate. >> yeah. i think this is a common moment in a relationship that i'm experiencing. you start out young and hot and
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it brings you together because you have such grainge chemistry, you love each other and 10, 15 years into the relationship when kids and the realities o of life, the min ush utia comes in play. >> you think it's 10 or 15 years? >> yeah. sometimes sooner, yeah. >> and so that's how the movie begins and then they decide to do the sex tape and it's off to the races because it's accidentally sent out on the cloud. >> they're telling us to put all of our personal information to. they didn't choose to call it the vault. it's a cloud. all of a sudden it starts raining your contents. >> i started writing this at a time when they were transferred everything to this cloud, this ubiquitous thing that nobody knows what it's about. i was trying to think what your biggest nightmare would be. if you're on the pta and a tight
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knit community it's your friending and family and father and mother-in-law seeing your homemade tape with your spouse. >> you said started writing this. did you write this? that the original script was rinne by kate angelo. her us was a physical tape. so it came to me dur a cloud moment. we moved it up to the cloud because it seemed topical. >> a little different between "the muppets" and something called "sex tape." >> although i have to say i never saw kermit wearing pants. >> you were comfortable with your body because they did a montage of your body where you were in many different positions. >> yeah. >> i was wondering where it came from. >> the cup slle is the cup sl trying to -- >> cameron is very athletic.
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i'm not that flexible. some were impossible so imagination came into play. it was a real -- it was a real game of one upsmanship between me, cameron, our director and our prop guy who was surprisingly helpful and brought out a lot of tools i wouldn't have thought out like a cactus. >> jason, before you came in the studio, i asked a crew how many of you have done a sex tape. >> yeah. >> the answer went from do polaroids count. two, which one. charlie was which one. >> fantastic. >> so i mean -- >> polaroids count, by the way. >> i do they? >> totally. >> you were very comfortable with your body because in the last movie sara marshall -- there was a very famous nude scene. your mom sent out an e-mail. you didn't tell her. she sent it to flame, i would like to inform you that jason has done full frontal nudity,
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however it's not gratuity and it's essential to the plot. >> i learned from experience it was not a nice joke. i looked at my mother and there was a tear coming down her face at the premiere and i realize this was not fair. it was not a nice thing to do. i'm her little boy. >> excuse the language. >> it was like the most well worded e-mail. she's the best. >> gratuitous. necessary to the script. >> is writing satisfying to you? you act, you produce? is writing satisfying? >> i think that what i my favorite thing is of this whole job that i've been lucky enough to get do is this weird little ail kany of being in your shower, walking down the street and three or fur years later seeing it in a movie theater with an audience. i was like magic. >> you were telling us earlier that jeb was your mentor. >> yeah.
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we did a show called "freaks and geeks.' all of us were very young. for most of us it was our finlt thing. he took me aside. it was canceled halfway through the season. he took me aside and said, listen, jason, you're kind of a weird guy the only way you're going to make it in this business is if you write your own material. he sat me down and showed me how to write a script and sent me off. the other thing he told me is if you're going to write a comedy, write a drama. sit's going to be funny by the fact you're funny. you can layer jokes under it. joke after joke after joke. if you don't lay drama underneath, no one's going to pay attention for an hour and a half. that's why a sitcom is only 20 minutes. >> i heard you have a children's book coming out? >>y, i do. >> how did you make a leap?
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what is this? >> this is what i'm most proud of. when was 22, i wrote "nightmares" and sold it and it never got anything. the script sat on the shelf and nobody put together that it was the same jason segel and so when it became available i bought i back and turned it into a kids' novel. >> i got you. continued success. we all met you from "how i met your mother." you're okay with that? >> the show had a beautiful run. we told the story from beginning to end. that's the goal, right? >> and now "sex tape" opens in theaters tomorrow. >> yeah. it's the best. >> he says with no eight belles. >> yeah, that's right. and the new home of the san francisco 49ers. levi stadium opens today. we've yourt first look inside and we're behind the scenes of levi strauss to see
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way to connect with commerce. john blackstone shows how the clothing maker is weaving its legacy into a game plan for it. >> lee vai has been putting its name on jeans for more than 100 years. now the familiar red tap will be worn by a stadium. fans are already nicknaming this place. >> field of jeans. the denim joem. win one for the zipper. hr he bought the name of the new home for the san francisco 49ers for $220 million. a bargain, he says. >> an average super bowl spot last year went for $400 million for a 30-second spot. so we're excited to have the super bowl here in 2016 and we'll probably have a couple more. >> reporter: and in a nod to neighboring silicon valley, expect a high-tech experience. >> you'll be able to come here with your ipad and i phone and not just order your drinkss from
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the refreshment stands you can command your own play back, command the ram rah. >> reporter: for levi it doesn't stop at the stadium. burg was brut in three years ago. >> reporter: the company's been around for a while but it has to keep up with the fashion. >> we have a generation of 20-year-olds where we didn't hit the fashion trend. innovation is critical to our future. >> reporter: at the research and development lab named eureka they're designing jeans for 2015 and using that design to give jeans that ware pattern. denim is aged with laser beams, washed in ozone gas. >> powerful oxidizer and
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>> simulated sweat. we test it on the fabric, bake it to see wham path it has over time on the fabric itself. >> the goal is to make jeans >> we launched a product a year ago called waist lost with recycled bottles. >> they never forget itself past. the company still privately owned by the family of its founder levi strauss. bob hoss is a great, great grandson. >> think we have you to thank for casual fridays, don't we? >> i was happy to do that. it was a cute story about that. we propose that we allow employees to come one day a week and -- dressed in our products and we saw that the business didn't grind to a halt. and from that we realized
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there's a real opportunity here for more than just our company. >> long before casual fridays hollywood bad boys lime james dean and marlon brando made jeans a move of rebellions. bruce springsteen sold millions after his album cover. the first pair is in a vault. i won't look. >> don't look. >> levi's historian. >> we invented -- these are for you. we invented the blue jean in 1873. this is one of the two oldest pairs in the world. >> what do you imagine the miner who wore these would have thought of the people today who buy their jeans already fashionably warned? >> i'd think they'd laugh. fall off their horses and laugh.
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>> bing crosby wore them and was turned away. >> we made bing crosby a denim tuxedo jacket. we made an exact rep pla pli ka of what we made for bing. i think you need to try it on. >> let me try it on. >> look at that. >> bing's jacket may not be a perfect fit for me, but chip burg figured levi stadium will be a perfect fit for the jeans maker. >> so you're going to be looking around these seats. >> looking for the levi red tab on the backs of everyone's pants. >> for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> isn't it funny the jeans your parents would make you change that people are now paying for. i love levi jeans. i'll take some. i'll be sitting in the stadium wearing those. >> and the profile has changed so much from working in the mines to -- people walk the red carpet in them now. >> jeans are very cool.
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nice. tiger woods back on the golf course this morning. we're going g check in on his first major since back surgery. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. police are awaiting a consider inner's report to find out what caused the suspicious death of the elderly couple. victim identify by family members as 66 year-old, perry and her 79 year-old husband roofus. they were found by their daughter earlier this morning in the strawberry mansion home. police say there are no signs of trauma and carbon monoxide has been ruled out. right now lets get your forecast with katie and finally a beautiful day to talk about. >> this is nice trade off we have been expecting in the wake of that really slow moving and very potent frontal boundary that messed with our forecast brought in the steaminess and the storminess for the last few days. now storm scan three, devoid
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of any storms at the moment. in fact our front just continues to trek east and moves out to sea and high pressure takes its place with plenty of sunshine bright blue skies and a warm, but comfortable high of 84. tonight we will drop down to 64 degrees. we will still be comfortable leaving windows opened as we head to bed for yet another night. eighty-six tomorrow with sunshine merely a carbon copy of the forecast. keep those mid 80's saturday, sunday and monday, maybe start to see a shower as we head toward early part of next week, bob, over to you. >> 8:56. live look at the the schuylkill expressway here westbound a multi vehicle accident all off to the shoulder approaching king of prussia, bumper to bumper from gulf mills out and there is that delay leaving center city. the nasty crash on the northeast extension, southbound between quakertown, and lansdale. the left lane taken out one koran top of another car and there is also a fuel spill to go with that, so, as you head from quakertown south, you will want to use route 309 to get you down to the fort washington and then expect delays south of wilmington today with our presidential
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visit air force one touching down at noon time and a motorcade in the 495 construction project and then back again around 3:00. erika back to you. that is "eyewitness news" for now talk philly at noon on cb. three, i'm erika von tiehl i hope you have a good morning.
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