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reminder join us bright and reminder join us bright and early every weekday morning, captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, january 25th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." millions dig out after the blizzard of 2016. washington, d.c. is still shut down. parts of the jersey shore are under water. donald trump retakes the lead in iowa, one week before the caucuses, but could another billionaire shake up the race? and we go undercover to see why women pay more than men for the same products and services. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. it's going to take time. this is not business as usual. a record amount of snow must be removed. >> digging out from a deadly storm.
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one of the biggest snowstorms the eastern united states has ever seen. >> washington, d.c. is still reeling. >> the federal government is still closed down. >> more than two feet of snow blanketed new york city. >> there are still thousands of cars buried under snow. now the shoveling begins in many cities on the east coast. >> i'm liable to have a stroke now! >> along the jersey shore dealing with flooding from the powerful storm. >> chris christie said new jersey did pretty well. >> he is out of his mind. >> so this is crunch time. i just hope you get out there and caucus and do your thing. >> a week before the campaign's first votes donald trump regained his lead in iowa. on the democratic side the race is neck and neck. >> we are going to win in iowa. >> denver wins it and heading to super bowl 506. >> the panthers are going to the super bowl. >> i don't know who we are playing yet, but we will be ready to go. >> you're playing denver and peyton manning. >> oh, wow! >> in southern california, intense manhunt for three dangerous inmates who managed to escape a maximum security jail.
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emergency landing in canada. the aircraft encountered severe turbulence. >> i thought it was a hit. >> all that. >> the massive snowfall made for a day of fun and people took advantage of the weekend. >> run! >> show us how deep and flurry the snow is. okay, brian. it's too deep! >> and all that matters. >> i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? like incredible. >> you're that confident, huh? >> far greater loyalty than any other candidate by double, triple, quadruple. i love me people. >> on "cbs this morning." >> he can kick isis because he commands fire. >> shea is a firecracker. she is a real pistol! >> cha-cha 'cha! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! welcome to "cbs this morning."
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millions of americans from the carolinas to massachusetts are digging out from the big storm. a massive weekend blizzard buried many regions and mounds of snow. at least 29 people died in the storm. many from shoveling. at least five states reported getting at least 30 inches of snow. cities shut down. several areas declared states of emergency. >> high tides from the storm caused record coastal flooding in new jersey and crews at airports are still working to clear runways. more than 1,400 flights are already cancelled today. we are correspondents covering the impact of the storm and we begin with kris van cleave in washington where the government is shut down and two feet of snow fell there. >> reporter: good morning. the region is engaged in a massive snow removal effort. it's an around-the-clock operation that is turning the parking lots at the old rfk stadium in washington into a mountain of snow.
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the region remains hobbled in the aftermath of this massive storm. so much snow! much of the nation's capital will remain frozen, shut down, as washington, d.c. works to dig itself out from an epic winter storm. schools are closed mayor is asking people to stay home. you can see why. there is no way a car could drive through side streets like this. and the main roads are often full of pedestrians avoiding iced-over sidewalks. >> while we have made some progress, there is still a lot more to do. >> reporter: d.c.'s metro is back open, but only with limited service. amtrak is running modified service in the northeast. snow fell for a solid day and a half. plows tried, but couldn't keep up as the district and surrounding region turned wintry white. the national guard was activated and the industry brought in 400 additional pieces of snow removal equipment. raymond tullson volunteered to help to dig out the elder i didn't and the city suggested
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two of their neighbors, he did their home and eight more. >> the senior citizens can't get out here and walk in the snow like this. >> reporter: the suburbs got it worse. some have more than three feet of snow on the ground. huge mounds had to be cleared from maryland's interstates. and at washington's airports, it's been an around-the-clock effort, trying to get the runways back open for flights monday morning. nationally, more than 12,000 flights and counting have been cancelled. >> people should examine larger than usual crowds at both of our airports and expect delays. the amount of snowfall affecting so many airports across the country it's going to take a while for the air system to get back on track. >> reporter: hundreds are gathering what is a tradition in washington. when the snow stops, the snowballs start. a much more fun whiteout. there is some controversy here in d.c. about how much snow actually fell. the national weather service today is launching an internal
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investigation after reports that the official snow total was incorrect, that it was underestimating the amount of snow that fell. at the airport where it's recorded, 17.8 inches, the national weather service says, but the nearby national zoo got 22.4. one other note on the airports. they are hoping to be somewhat close to 100% operation by the end of the day. >> let's just say, kris, a lot of snow fell in washington, d.c. thank you very much. off by a couple of inches but thank you very much. many commuters in the new york city area are digging out their cars this morning. the snowfall set a single-day record in sfrcentral park, closo 27 inches. five people in new york state died from shoveling. penn station was packed after train travel resumed. the long island railroad started limit service minutes ago. david begnaud is in queens where many people are still snowed in after nearly three feet fell there.
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david, good morning. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. you say washington, d.c. got a lot? nearly three feet in queens. some 2 million people live here. cars are stuck. i just saw a woman coming, walking down the street cursing because she could barely get out of her home. the city is bragging about the job they did in other parts, but here in queens, residents feel like they were forgotten. tried to get to work and school this morning. almost a nonevent! it is a misery still this morning. it might be beautiful, but there are plenty of people under white. >> thank you, man. >> reporter: new york city is surging back to life after getting hammered by its second biggest snowstorm on record. >> we survived and then some. >> reporter: the system hit much harder than first expected. nearly 27 inches fell in just 24 hours. this is footage from an nypd helicopter showing parts of the big apple white. but by sunday, all major roads were cleared. broadway had reopened and most buses and trains were back in
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service. new york city mayor bill de blasio called it a cautionary tale. >> an example to us to the fact we have to be prepared for storms that move very fast, that evolve very rapidly. >> reporter: in queens, where some 850 plows were deployed, side streets are still buried this morning. >> what about us? you know? we stuck here. we are all wondering what happened to the sanitation department. why didn't it care about these blocks. >> reporter: others are struggling to dig their cars out. that's if they can even find them! kelly langer spent hours helping free her neighbor's vehicle. >> i wish it was summer right now! i don't really like it. i don't want to see it again! >> david begnaud in queens, new york. communities along the southern new jersey coast this morning are cleaning up from widespread flooding. the storm surge put several towns under water and pushed boats onto the streets. crests topping nine feet forced
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evacuations. nearly 100,000 people lost power. we will take you to one neighborhood that is still under water coming up. the iowa caucuses are one week from tonight. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows donald trump is back in the lead there. the survey finds trump is five points ahead of ted cruz who led in the same poll just a months ago. our tracker shows trump 18-point lead with cruz and rubio and kasich fighting for second place. major garrett is in washington to break down the iowa campaign. >> reporter: good morning. the polls, if they are right, donald trump and ted cruz now command nearly 75% of the iowa caucus vote. but volatility remains one-third of caucus go-ers said they might change their minds and includes 25% of trump's supporters. donald trump stormed across iowa this weekend and gave his supporters an uncommonly comic compliment. >> i have the most loyal people. did you ever see that? where i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any
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voters. okay? just, like, incredible. >> reporter: not exactly the new york values everyone has been talking about. but trump supporters continue to show up in droves as he stumped with six-term iowa republican senator charles grassley. it wasn't an endorsement, but still a blow to senate colleague ted cruz. the cruz campaign took aim at trump on another front, the embrace of government power to seize private property. >> i think eminent domain is wonderful. >> it made him rich. >> reporter: the essence of the campaign's new ad that trump tried to bulldoze the home of an elderly woman to pave the way for a casino is parking lot. >> it's not true. eminent domain is a positive thing not a negative thing. >> reporter: cruz is questioning trump's recent conversion to conservatism. >> if they say the only problem it needs to be bigger, is there any chance on earth that
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individual would actually stand up to the cronyism and cartel in washington? >> reporter: a message amplified by cruz's newest supporters conservative radio host glenn beck. >> if donald trump wins, it's going to be a snowball to hell. >> reporter: despite the hype and attacks, trump made this admission on cbs' "face the nation." >> yeah. if he got the nomination and if everything was fine, i would vote for ted cruz. you know, i'd vote for ted cruz. >> you would vote for him? >> i was putting that in relationship to his place of business. >> reporter: the "des moines register" looked past trump and cruz and endorsed marco rubio with the candidate who could, quote, chart a new direction for the gop. it should be noted the "register" has guessed the nominee correctly last four republican caucus endorsements. thank you, major. our battleground tracker in iowa finds the democrats are in a much tighter race. bernie sanders leads hillary clinton by one point.
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47 to 46%. in new hampshire, the senator from neighboring vermont holds 19-point lead. >> nancy cordes is covering the democratic campaign. she is in washington, along with "face the nation" moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson. president obama doing an interview with politico's glenn thrush. here is a segment from that interview. >> i think hillary came in with the -- both privilege and burden -- of being perceived as the front-runner. and, you know, you're always looking at the bright, shiny object that people don't -- haven't seen before. that is a disadvantage to her. >> interesting. because he was a bright, shiny object in 2008. what do you think? because he is very popular there, john. >> yeah. i'm sorry. was he talking about the 2008 race or was he talking about this race?
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as you point out, he was the bright, shiny object. one of the fascinating things is in 2008, hillary clinton said all of this hope and change is all very nice, but we need to think about the practical realities of governing and you need somebody in there that knows how to make things work and obama forces used that against her and said she was too bound by washington. now the former bright, shiny object in the oval office making the hillary case saying, yes, bernie sanders is getting this enthusiasm because he is new but you have to walk and chew gum as president and practical realities you have to keep in mind. it's a fantastic kind of full circular happening in the democratic party. >> nancy, you heard senator sanders acknowledge, i think what many people know, is that the reason people are responding to this campaign is because they are angry out there. but in iowa, you've been there so often. what about the ground game? who has the better ground game? >> that is one thing that is so difficult to measure, norah, because both campaigns will
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throw a whole bunch of statistics at you about how strong their ground game is. they will say we have this many paid staffers and volunteers and knocking on this many doors and making this many phone calls before the iowa caucuses but they can spin the numbers any way they want. the only way to test how effective their ground game is is on caucus night when we see what the final numbers show. what we do know is that hillary clinton's campaign has been at this longer than the sanders' campaign. they have not just the past year of experience but their experience from eight years ago to work on. >> so the story bubbled up over the weekend that former new york mayor mike bloomberg is thinking about getting in the race. he is going to wait and see what happens as a progressive. whose campaign stands to lose the most, you guys, if he gets in? john, start with you. >> well, i think it's hard to say. we don't really know. i think in the end of the day when it comes down to electoral
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votes, i think he actually hurts the republicans more. they start with fewer electoral votes in their column. but that is such a long way away. so i don't know. >> it really depends on whether republicans say i just can't vote for trump, i need to go for someone like michael bloomberg, another new york billionaire? or if he ends up taking votes away from, say, a bernie sanders as a democratic nominee. >> they also were saying that if, in fact, hillary clinton is the nominee, he is less likely to enter. >> correct. >> right. i think a lot of less likely. reality a long way away. let's see when he tries to start get on the ballot. >> thank you, both. our debate dream team together. seven people are recovering from injuries this morning after their americanairlines flight hit severe turbulence. flight 206 took off sunday from miami bound to milan, italy. it made an emergency landing in newfoundland, canada. three flight attendants and four passengers were taken to the
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hospital. >> the plane actually dropped, you know -- >> rolled on its side and everything went flying and people and yeah, it was pretty intense. >> it hit like a big dip. and that is some flight attendants were, you know, without seat belts and hurt themselves. >> i was very thankful. you know, you say your prayers and then you come here. it was answered. >> the other passengers are expected to continue their journey today. the matchup for super bowl 50 is carolina against denver. peyton manning and the broncos held on in the final seconds to beat new england 20-18. cam newton and the panthers won the nfc title in a blowout. they beat arizona 49-15. james brown of "cbs sports" is in denver where he watched sunday's afc title game. j.b., good morning. >> good morning, charlie. it was an outstanding matchup, to say the least. to sum it up, what matchup. football fans may well have seen the last matchup between tom brady and peyton manning but as
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you mentioned about carolina, there is a star there in cam newton who is shining very brightly. >> here is brady. rolling out. rolling! and throwing! it's tipped in the air! and it's intercepted! >> this may have been peyton manning's most satisfying victory in a long and storied nfl career. not because he beat tom brady and the patriots team that always seems to have his number, but because the 39-year-old manning doesn't always beat teams with his arm any more. >> can you believe it? he has got a first down! >> he beats them with his experience. >> look at this. >> patriots star quarterback tom brady, who always seems to thrive under the brightest of lights, was harassed by a stifling denver defense all afternoon. >> he is taken down. >> this will be manning's fourth super bowl appearance and he is now the oldest quarterback to lead a team to the big game in nfl history. >> to be going to our second super bowl in four year is very special and also an effort by
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our entire team. what an incredible effort by the patriots for us to beat that team today, very special win. >> he is in for the touchdown! >> but football is a young man's game and the carolina panthers may have the best young quarterback in the national football league. >> newton steps into it. got brown! wide open! >> 26 yeverled cam newton and his carolina panthers dismantled the arizona cardinals in the nfc championship game by 34 points and setting up a super bowl showdown between signal callers who are a generation apart. peyton manning is 13 years newton's senior. the largest age difference between super bowl starting quarterbacks in nfl history. >> i don't know who we are playing yet. but we will be ready to go in two weeks. >> >> you're playing denver and peyton manning. did you ever think in a super bowl you would oppose him? >> oh, man. we will live in the moment now and we will be excited. >> excitement certainly is the operative word. two quarterbacks who were the first overall draft choice in
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both manning and, of course, cam newton facing each other. but this has all of the potential for an outstanding super bowl matchup. hey, look. although i know i'm throwing it back to gayle, gayle, i did hear on friday that norah o'donnell wants to be in the booth with jim nantz and phil simms. look. she can come join the pregame show. gayle, good to talk to you. >> your sources are very reliable. i e-mailed norah after the game do we need to send a paramedic to your house after the game? so much to discuss. j.b., thanks. >> looking forward to it. >> us too. police in california are hunting three dangerous escapees. ahead how a suspected murderer
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the huge snow is putting a huge strain on roofs. good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. no school for children who attends philadelphia public and ash die sin schools, all off as we cleaning up from this weekend snowstorms. also number every other concellations for other schools all at the bottom of your screen and at one their needs clean up, south philly, a lot of neighborhoods, have not yet seen a snow plow. the city has lifted its snow emergency, after 22.4 inches of snow fell in philadelphia over the weekend. that is the fourth largest snowfall since the city started keeping records. the clean up continues all trash, recycling collections for today have been keeps the, no need to drawing your bins down the driveway. well, down the shore, we brought you some almost unbelievable pictures of
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flooding during the storm. there are still power outages, and officials from several shore communities, say the clean up could take weeks. many communities are hoping the state of new jersey can help them out with that clean up effort. a loft folks do have to go clean the snow out of the driveway today. we want to check in with katie for the forecast. >> thankfully at least the weather looking pretty tame overall the next couple of days, one side issue to contend with is the refreezing, neck couple of morning watch for, that it is january, expect the temperatures it to fall below freezing overnight, they certainly have this morning. let's go back and talk about erika just mentioned this, too, the fourth top storm that we've ever had here with 22.4 inches falling from this weekend's storm system. but, it will take a lot of snow to beat the "blizzard of 96", right, the number one spot still at 30.7 inches. and you can see how the over years stack up against. that will storm scan3, nice and quiet. do have high pressure on our side for now, even though you have handful of clouds here and there, things are looking pretty quiet weather wise, say for the fact it is so cold
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outside cut town area middle school, 15 degrees the current temperature, so if anything managed to melt yesterday, long since refroze end, might be dealing with black ice, so do watch for. that will tomorrow, well above freezing, and there is a little disturbance that will trigger couple of showers, but strictly rain showers. so this time around, meisha. >> yes, we are certainly still dealing with some black ice, thank you so much for that, katie. good morning, everyone, happy monday just waking up with us. we do is accident hatfield 309 north before villa roadment one lane open. also seeing some other sort of incidents, car has gone off the road there. so again reminder of how slippery it is. also in the world every mass transit septa regional rails being restored, new jersey transit cross honoring, experiencing 20 minute delays, patco, amtrak, running special and modified schedule. be sure to check schedules on line. back to you. >> meisha, thank you. next update 7:55. still ahead on "eyewitness news" on cbs this morning, why do women pay more than men for some products and services? i'm erika von tiehl.
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♪ ♪ ♪ i wanted to take a break from my full-time career of writing things on facebook! slide down her and led my support to the next president of the united states, donald j. trump! i'm here for all you teachers and teamsters. you farmers and charmers! >> she's a firecracker. she's a real pistol. >> we are mad. we have been had! and we are not so glad! quote, lorac. >> it sounds like a greeting card from a chinese dollar store. >> thank you, iowa! god bless some of the united states of america! >> it's nice to see tina fey back in the saddle. >> she is back.
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>> we are very glad about that. that was hilarious. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, new surveillance video shows the daring escape of three prisoners in california. the manhunt is intensifying, including an accused killer. how they pulled off a very fisted escape plan. we investigate how women are set up to pay more for everyday goods and service from the start. many parts of the country, it is perfectly legal and we will plain that ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. u.s. news an world report tells us about gas prices plunging to the lowest point in seven years. the national average is $1.91 a gallon. that is down 14 cents over the past two weeks. the price decline may end soon as the cost of crude oil starts to rebound. >> britain's "telegraph" warns the zika virus will likely spread to the united states and
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all of the americas according to the world health organization. the virus is believed to result in brain damage to babies. the youngstown vindicator reports on a high levels of lead found in another community, a village in northeast ohio. tests of drinking water in some homes and a school in seabring showed levels that exceeded federal guidelines. the village is providing bottled water. the man in charge of water operations may get his licensed revoked. "the new york times" reports on match fixing at the australian open. tennis is under already scrutiny over widespread gambling. it discovered an usual surge in bets for one pair of players and they won easily. the players involved rejected those allegations. tennis officials are now investigating. "the washington post" reports on how the cleanup from the blizzard could take days in the nation's capital.
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washington, d.c. saw around two feet of snow. officials there say plows might not reach some neighborhoods until later this week. jim cantore of the weather channel in washington shows us why the storm is toing. >> reporter: good morning. when you average 15 inches a year and you get 17 out of the storm, it's going to cripple things for a while. behind me, limited amtrak service and the underground trains will be running today but anything above ground, forget about it. george washington parkway a big one. the city and the schools and the government offices are virtually shut down. they are asking for patience here and a lot of it. when you think about it, when you only average 15 inches of snow a year and you get your whole snow wad in one storm, well, it's going to take a while to recover. remember. we got 17.8 here. but up toward dulles, they got twice as much snow. some of these areas, eclipsing
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40 inches of snow. so patience. airports trying to get back online today with signal runway operation but, still it will be a slow go and potentially a good part of the week before this area returns to some sense of normalcy. >> jim, thank you so much. a manhunt continues this morning for three dangerous prisoners in southern california. they made a daring escape on friday in santa ana, southeast of los angeles. the suspects used cutting tools and bed sheets to get out of the maximum security jail and one of them faces murder charges. danielle nottingham is outside of the jail. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. jail officials say these men were accounted for during friday morning security check but guards didn't realize the men were gone until a second body check at 8:00 p.m. jailers warn the three accused felons should be considered armed and dangerous. investigators say this grainy surveillance video shows the three men on an unguarded area of the roof of the orange county
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central men's jail, shortly after a 5:00 friday security check. from there, they were able to repel down nearly five floors to their escape. >> it appears to be a very sophisticated operation where they were allowed to go through some security access points and had some tools that allowed them to do that. >> reporter: jail officials say the inmates cut their way through a steel screen inside their dormitory-styled cell and made their way into plumbing tunnels. from there, the men bypassed three security areas and gained access to the jail's roof and used a make-shift rope braided with linens to reach the ground. the three men were in jail facing charges for serious crimes. jonathan tieu is charged with murder. nayeri was charged without bail and charged with kidnapping and burglary.
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and duong faces attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon and exflen in possession of a firearm. this is the third escape from this jail in more than two decades. >> escapes do occur from time to time. people in jail have a lot of people to sit around and think about ways to feet our system. >> reporter: investigators don't know what tools the inmates used, how they got the tools, or whether they had any help. local and federal officials are appealing to the public and the u.s. marshals and the fbi have joined orange county law enforcement in the search. they are offering a reward up to $50,000. >> thank you very much, danielle. why are women paying more than men for the exact same services and products? up next, we are going to go undercover to find out what is behind the pricing gap. if you're heading out the door, you can take us with you. watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device. see why some offices are setting up blind dates among coworkers. we will be right back.
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♪ surveillance video shows shaking in alaska from one of the strongest earthquakes there in decade. it tossed merchandise off store shelves around anchorage. it lasted nearly a minute and no reports of injuries but four homes were destroyed by fire after gas pipes exploded. the 7.1 quake hit a peninsula, about 160 miles southwest of anchorage. people across southern alaska are bracing for more after-shocks this morning. >> i bet it seems a long time when the world is shaking. that's a long time. >> absolutely. a recent study shows women may be paying more for virtually the same products. the new york city department of consumer affairs revealed the big price gap after investigating. it is called from cradle to
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cane. it shows on average the women's version of exact same product cost 7% more than from the one for the men. but price discrimination is not limited to retail. michelle miller investigates the real cost to women. >> last name? been here before? >> reporter: one female producer and one male producer visited a handful of dry cleaners in new york city. they brought nearly identical 100% cotton button-down shirts in comparable sizes and requested the same service. >> yes, please. >> reporter: our female producer was charged at least twice as much in more than half of businesses visited and one, she was charged $7.50. while her male counterpart just $2.85. at another, she paid $3 more. but it happens at more than just dry cleaners. the new york city study found differences in clothing like these jeans. personal care products like these razors, and toys like this scooter. research shows that women paid
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more than men for similar products, 42% of the time. so what is this phenomenon of male/female pricing? >> well, gender-based pricing has been around as a phenomenon or not for many years. >> reporter: todd marks for consumer reports has been researching this issue for years. >> you don't realize how badly you're getting ripped off or being taken advantage of as a woman because you become so conditioned to pay more. >> reporter: it's these pressers used after clothing is dry cleaned. they are designed for men. but owner of this cleaner ken soffy says it's not a
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justification. >> having a shirt laundered and machine pressed does not exist for women cuffs. >> just men? >> only for men. >> reporter: because the shirts don't get? >> because of that women are getting penalized that. >> reporter: while no federal law against this practice but it is illegal in new york, miami-dade county and in california. a statewide study found a gender tax costs women $1,351 more anima annually but no laws to prevent it. >> one of the reasons is it's about the market and there is -- we don't know who is responsible for it. >> reporter: michael cohen is a trade lawyer who says part of the problem is the extra costs for women's products tacked on from the get-go. he found that women's clothing, shoes, and gloves often enter the country with a higher import
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tax than men. one example? men's sneakers were taxed at 8.5%, while women shoes at 10%. >> it might be $5 that you pay that is extra to uncle sam, but by the time it hits the retail and consumer, it could be 10, 12, $13. >> reporter: and cohen found it dates back to at least the mid 1800s when women's hats and gloves were taxed higher. he says, ultimately, will be consumers who hold the key to reform. >> it has to be a market response, a written campaign, vote with your purse or your pen. that is what is going to change it. >> wow. michelle miller with that investigation. >> it's really outrageous. it's not just an added access tax on products that don't exist to men. the legislatures need to take a close look at it and create some parody. >> unbelievable. >> it's one of those things that make you want to start wearing cha
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while we dig out from this weekend snowstorm, septa trying to get things back to normal on their end. all regional rails will resume this morning. subways are operating normally, trolleys on normal schedule. there are route restrictions, detours because of snow and snow drifts on some lines. you can get full details on septa's website, a link for you at and, here's one reason why septa's getting things back to normal in a hurry. chopper three here over the norristown high-speed line. we're crews actually using a jet engine, that's what that thing is to clear snow from the tracks. septa says basically using a
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super powered snow blower. creative. huge clean up job ahead in allentown, hit hardest in the area, digging out from under record breaking 31.9 inches of snow, residents scramble to move parked cars in time for the plows to past, gas trucks couldn't even get to gas station toss refill those it. just incredible. all right, katie, lot of folks have to dig out this morning, how are we looking for that? >> looks quiet for sure. pat american general very tame this week, by comparison to what the weekends brought us. there is the side issue of black ice. looking quickly, it is looking nice and empty, high pressure on our side, keeping the sun in place for you guysment next couple of days, temperatures are for daytime highs above freezing so that will give you melting during the day, but once the sun goes down, it exactly what would you expect, things do start to drop on the thermometer, temperature wise, things can refreeze then in terms of the icing and anything that had a chance to
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melt. so watch for the icing out there, if it looks wet, it is probably iced the next few mornings, tomorrow morning, few rain showers, and by friday we could actually have snow shower or flurry throughout with new system well off to the south. meisha, a over to you. >> well, volume levels right now are looking okay, katie. thank you so much for. that will good morning, everyone, hammy monday to you, we do have an accident 95 south ac admit, right lanas you can see is blocked. but not causing too many slow downs, it is just been actually pretty good commute all morning long, this is one area that's heating up just little bit, the schuylkill eastbound at montgomery, you can see, moving in the eastbound direction, quite a bit of flow there. now we do have the accident, 295 northbound the ramp from route 70 westbound, the ramp, the onramp closed and also two lanes block on the westbound side, one lane is block, on the eastbound side of route 706789 also, i'm going to try to go to the wide. see if i can get there, yes 30 on the vine, back over to you. >> meisha, thank you. next update 8:25, coming up this morning, serious health risks involved with shoveling
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♪ it is monday, january 25th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including shoveling out from the weekend blizzard. dr. tara narula shows us the risk and how to stay safe, while doing necessary, but dangerous, task. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the region is engaged in a massive snow removal effort. it's an around-the-clock operation. >> i saw a woman cursing because she could barely get out of her home. it might be beautiful, but there are plenty of people under white. >> closed for snow removal. the city and the schools and the government offices are virtually shut down. the polls, if they are right, donald trump and ted cruz
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man 75% of the iowa contactus vote but volatility remains. >> who will lose on the month? >> they are saying if, in fact, hillary clinton is the nominee, he is less likely to enter. >> i think there is a lot of less likely's. >> an added tax on women. >> do we need to start wearing charlie's clothes? >> football fans may vl with seen the last matchup between tom brady and peyton manning, but also in carolina, there is a star there in cam newton. >> cam, how are you? >> super. that norah o'donnell wants to be in the booth with jim nantz and phil simms. look. she can come join the pregame show. >> i e-mailed norah after the game and said do we need to send a paramedic over to your house yesterday? announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by prudential. ♪ i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and norah o'donnell. a salute commute this morning after the deadly weekend blizzard along the east coast. the storm killed at least 29 people. plows are struggling to clear streets in washington, d.c. about two feet of snow there paralyzed the region. parts of new york city saw nearly three feet. people spent sunday trying to clear cars and sidewalks. walking around proved to be a challenge. >> and in southern new jersey, coastal flooding left several towns under water. thousands of people lost power. some of along the shore say the damage is worst than superstorm sandy. jericka duncan is in barnegat, new jersey. >> reporter: floodwaters have been turned into chunks of ice like this. that is nothing new for this area. they have experienced major flooding before. in fact, south of here in cape may, they experienced a high tide, a record high tide over the weekend higher than that of superstorm sandy.
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it's deja vu for many communities along the new jersey shore. after floodwaters and winds rivalling superstorm sandy, pounded the coast over the weekend. in wildwood, a storm surge topping three feet carried boats into streets, while 50-mile-per-hour winds ripped away signs. >> we are at low tide and you can still see the water that is trapped in these areas. >> reporter: wildwood mayor ernie troyano said about 100 people were forced to evacuate. >> the fact that the water came up as high as it did caught a lot of people offguard. we didn't expect these tides. >> reporter: the tides crested nine feet in some areas and stranding vehicles and drivers. >> we seen a lot of docks on the road and a lot of flooding in the stores. >> reporter: cell phone video captured ice floes covering
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streets in several towns. at one point, 94,000 power outages were reported across the state. >> it was a big storm. >> reporter: on saturday, new jersey governor chris christie was confident in his state's response. >> it's our 17th snow emergency in my six years as governor. so we know how to do this. >> reporter: but people in wildwood, like marisa rigby said more could be done. >> i don't know how he can possibly say that. i've been down here about five years and never seen flooding this bad. >> reporter: floodwaters continue to recede across the jersey shore. we did speak to police here in barnegat this morning saying power has finally been restored to everyone in this commute. >> that is good news. thank you. one week before the iowa caucuses, the cbs news battleground tracker shows donald trump in front in the state's gop race. the poll finds trump leading ted cruz 39% to 34% and marco rubio is the only other candidate in double digits. our tracker finds bernie sanders
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one point ahead of hillary clinton in the iowa democratic contest. but twice as many voters say clinton's policies are realistic. >> the former secretary of state is criticizing sanders saying she is the candidate who can get things done. sanders calls the clinton campaign desperate. in iowa sunday, he highlighted his plan to lower student loan interest rates and make public colleges tuition-free. >> now people say, well, that's a nice idea, santa claus. what else are you having to offer? you know who is going to pay for it? by imposing a tax on wall street speculation. none of this stuff is radical. none of it is pie in the sky. the issue is not that i am being too idealistic. the reason is do we have the courage. that is what this campaign is about. >> the democrats will share the stage tonight at a televised town hall forum in des moines.
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the matchup for super bowl 50 sets the stage for an epic contest between quarterbacks peyton manning and the denver broncos going to the big game for the second time in three seasons. manning is the oldest quarterback to take a team to the super bowl. he is 39. he will face cam newton and the carolina panthers. this is newton's first super bowl and the second in franchise history. james brown hosted "nfl today" on cbs and he will host the super bowl today ahead of the big game in santa clara, california. and he joins us again from denver. so good, j.b., such a great game yesterday. >> gayle, it was. gayle, gayle. you know i love you very much. charlie and norah, i'm comfortable with their questions. i'm nervous with you. so let me listen to you first. go ahead. >> why do you say that? >> quite a setup, mr. brown! i'm just going to talk to you about -- >> oh, no. >> j.b., stop talking. i'm going to talk to you about age, old man! because here we have peyton manning who is 39 years old. there is something disconcerting that 39 is considered old.
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cam newton is 26. who hat edge here? age or experience? youth or experience? >> you know what? that is always a unique matchup and we will have to wait to see how that plays out. look. cam newton is a bright and shining star. gayle, in layman's terms, this guy is playing on such an enthusiastic juvenile, but i mean that positively, high. the rest of his team is following his lead. because when he lost his top receiver at the top of the season, many people thought was that was the slide down for that offense. they have been anything but. they have been riding him. peyton manning, look. he snos tis not the peyton mannd in his physical talent but a cerebral talent and as long as he plays within himself, they have a phenomenal defense right now. people are pulling for the old guy, the old sheriff. >> j.b., saints this really a contest between the carolina offense and the denver defense? >> hey, charlie. give carolina's defense a lot of credit as well, too, because
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they play well. but that denver defense is not being given enough credit. they are simply amazing, charlie. yes. >> ask tom brady. >> they were on fire yesterday. >> this was the first time in tom brady's career that he completed less than half of his passes and threw multiple interceptions in a game. the broncos shut the patriots down. can they shut down the panthers? >> they have the ability but, again, that carolina offense is playing lights out because of cam newton. and to charlie rose's point. look. that defense of denver, they played exceedingly well but look at what new england did. they were still there in the closing seconds of the game, even though tom brady was off-balance all game long. but you got to play a full 60 minutes against them. >> in the stadium yesterday, didn't they think the patriots could possibly pull it out at the last second? it was thrilling to watch yesterday. >> which is a real tribute to the patriots because they are a dynasty in an era of designed
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parody in the nfl. but, yes, they had a shot. my producer drew was saying but for that missed extra point it could have been a different ball game for sure. >> shows you how extra points make a difference. >> isn't that always the case? searching with the guy with best rolidex will know that. >> i'm sitting here at a table with smart and attractive ladies. i'm telling you, i don't blame you, my friend. every day, i get to come here and sit between them so you sit there with your green envy, okay? >> charlie, charlie? okay. i'm too dark to bless charlie so if you're seeing green, that is seeing something. hey, charlie? >> yes, sir. >> i told me in pasadena that you have the greatest job in america. >> i do. >> with norah and gayle and the big cheese-eating grin on your face! absolutely! >> james brown, is cam newton the best quarterback in the
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league, do you think, today? >> hey, you know what? tom brady has been playing at a high level forever. cam newton is the brightest star in the league right now. to me, there is no question he is the mvp. let's see him do it over a period of time but, right now, what a great story for this year. >> well said, brother. >> what a great game. >> love it. >> thank you, james brown. >> what time do you want me for the preshow? what time do you want me for the preshow? >> hey, whatever time chris licht allows you to come, you're welcome on our set. >> he is moving toward letting us come out. i heard he is opposed but i heard he is moving toward letting us come out. what we think. we are still arguing. >> "cbs this morning" at the super bowl! #! can a little awkwardness bring coworkers together to help the team? the team is
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♪ if you're digging out this morning from the record breaking blizzard, you're not alone. you could still face a threat to your health too. at least 29 people died in this weekend's storm. 11 from shoveling snow. national study found more than 1,600 people died of heart attacks related to snow removal from 1990 to 2006. dr. tara knew rah narula is her. why is shoveling so heart? >> it's a combination of factors that play into it. first of all, the people that are at risk a certain population. those over 55 who are sedentary and known coronary heart disease or risk factors. what happens is a perfect storm of snow shoveling and increases your blood pressure and heart
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rate and cold temperatures restrict your blood vessels and prone to more clotting and that increases your risk. using your arms instead of your legs, people tend to strain and can raise the blood pressure. and a rhythm that makes us more prone to heart attacks that is 6:00 a.m. and noon and people are getting up then and shoveling their driveways. >> what do you do? >> wear warm clothing. pace yourself and take breaks. don't eat a big meal or smoke a cigarette or drink alcohol before you go out and shovel. >> at 6:00 a.m.? >> you never know, charlie. try to tackle the problem little-by-little. also know -- i'm sorry. push the snow instead of lifting it. and know what it feels like.
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know what the symptoms are. so that if you start to feel chest pain and shortness of breath and sweating and nausea, you want to get to the hospital and see a doctor. >> something specific about the snow shoveling? my initial reaction maybe these people were likely going to have a heart attack soon had they gotten on the treadmill and run ten minutes they were probably setting themselves up. >> it's hard to know. it's the combination of the cold weather and type of activity you're doing with the shoveling that tends to raise the risk. >> if you have someone in your family who is not in great health. >> and age is a factor too. >> age is factor, yes. help them out. ask a neighbor to help you. >> yes. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> we are all still shoveling. thank you, appreciate it. anthony weiner quit congress because of sexting. a new documentary about him could affect hillary clinton's future. that is nokes "cbs this morning." i just want to talk to women about my decision to use poise. i've had four kids.
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they deny reports of hillary clinton's campaign pressured them to make change. the movie features weiner's wife who is a clinton adviser. john blackstone is at the festival where the documentary premiered. >> today i'm announcing my resignation from congress. >> yea! >> reporter: two years after the
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sexting scandal cost anthony weiner his job, the disgraced democrat elect to return to politics with run for mayor for new york. these two were here to document it. >> we asked what it was like to be in a media firestorm. >> reporter: what a firestorm. in the midst of the campaign came more embarrassing self-portraits. >> i said other texts and photos were likely to come out and today, they have. >> reporter: as another weiner scandal played out in front of the national media, decreedman and steinberg were watching it unfold from the inside with weiner and his wife huma abedin. the movie showcase here at sundance festival in park city may have something to do with the fact this is election year and anthony's wife huma is a top adviser to hillary clinton. >> reporter: the documentary is all about huma. whether people come to see it or not really depends how in tune
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they are to the political race and hillary and huma presence in that film. >> reporter: weiner said he would not attend an event because what if hillary clinton advises her he shouldn't good. >> reporter: perhaps the parallels with hillary? >> the parallels can't be ignored because they are staring at you in bright lights. >> reporter: the filmmakers say they hope the documentary shows the viewers the complex realities beyond the haeeadline >> the film is about how much our politics today is overwhelmed by the simple spectacle and you get to see that and we are looking forward to being a part of the conversation. >> reporter: weiner will be in theaters this may. for cbs news, john blackstone, park city, utah. >> no one thought it was this way when they started filming the documentary. i feel for huma so much that it's coming out now. boy. >> or at any time. >> you're right, charlie, any
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time. where are the hottest good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. the search is on for the cause of northeast philadelphia house fire. chopper three over the 800 block of scattergood street in lawncrest, in the last half hour. fire officials tell us that there were no injuries, as you can see, there is significant damage. >> it is going to be slow going as we dig outweigh out of this weekend's big snowstorm. at least philadelphia snow emergency, that's been lifted. in south philadelphia, where some streets are still waiting for the snow plow, if your street needs to be plowed or salted the city 311 call center up and running. philadelphia's public and archdioces schools are closed. you can get more school closings at the bottom of your screen or on line at also, no trash or recycling pick up today, and the
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philadelphia parking authority, they're not enforcing meteor or key ross parking violations, so little break for you there. list discount parking available at ppa garagesment. meanwhile, things are slowly getting back to normal at philadelphia international airport. many flights were canceled over the weekend. still, today, at least 70 flights in or out of philly, they've been canceled. some travelers at the airport this morning, were more optimistic than other. >> it is all good. they'll get there eventually. >> because the airlines canceled everything. i'm not leaving out until today, so i lost two days of vacation in the sun. >> we just lot a day. but, you know, we got the refunds, so we're comfortable with that. >> still encouraging travelers to check with your airline before you head out to the airport, but, if there are problems with your flight, you can't blame the wet they are time, right? thankfully, not. at least the weather looking pretty tame for the next couple of days. we are however dealing with
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some refreezing issues, it is late january, so expect the temperatures specially overnight to ends up below freezing but talk about a monster storm system weeks look around the area, at some of the snowfall totals, it was all time record event for allentown at 31.9 inches, kop pick up over 26 inches of snow out of this, broomall, pa, delco, at 22 inches, and trenton also pick up 22 inches, we certainly had our fair share down in delaware, too, even though the heaviest totals came across southeastern pa, new castle pick up 15, i should say, 16.1 inches, and solid foot for mag yoel y here in philadelphia, at the airport it, 2.4. making it the fourth largest snowstorm we have ever had since records began. storm scan3, at least that's quiet, right? high pressure on our side. you can expect full sunshine, hands full of clouds here and there, cold air, granted but not terribly harsh as we go through the second half of the day, up 30th's, expectation nice light wind. we are going to see disturbance cross through tomorrow, but actually likes like it will be too warm for anything but few rain showers.
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so, no icing issues from that, meisha, a but certainly the refreeze something still a problem. >> absolutely, especially overnight, thank you so much, katie. good morning, everyone, hammy monday. well, if you are at home watching this right now and you're just thinking about leaving your homes, good news, in your great company! take a look at this. ninety-five southbound at cottman, coming around the s curve. now typically in the heart of our rush, we would see this back-to-back and all brake lights not so much the case today, a lot of people home from work, and specially because a lot of the kiddos home from school. shear look at the vine looking good, road surfaces looking more wet than they are black ice, which is good, but that doesn't mean it is not out there under the bridges and side streets specially. everyone looking good, everyone traveling at posted speeds accident 295 southbound to 322, off ramp closed, another accident on 295 northbound, that ram from route 70 westbound, the onramp closed two lanes block, erika, over to you. >> meisha, thanks so much. next update 85:00, a ahead on cbs this morning, a company that sets up their employees
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his work is about nothing as he is the anti-fashion fashion guy and i, for one, like it. do you consider yourself a genius? >> i'm not going to say i'm a genius. may i? pretty sure i'm a genius. >> what was the seminal moment that made you the want to be a designer? >> the year that bug's bunny came out. i said which movie am i going to see? i got to make a decision, man! which movie are you going to see, charlie rose? >> no question. >> that is the problem with the world right now, huh? >> that is what i did for my forty-seven benefit stiller. >> a clip from the upcoming movie "zoolander 2." are you in that? >> no, just a website promo. >> shows he has a life outside of "cbs this morning." >> wow.
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interviewing the designer. >> a play by dontari and played by "saturday night live" kyle mooney. the movie opens february 12th. i like how he was talking to you saying, dude? welcome to "cbs this morning." this half hour, unlocking the secrets of real estate. zillow's ceo spencer rascoff is in our green room and how living near a trader joe's will help the sale of your home. business gets personal. some companies are setting up blind dates within their offices between coworkers. how the strategy can help strangers make their workplace stronger. that that's head. a small plane landed on a highway and later took off from the same road. the cessna was headed from west palm beach to key west on sunday when it had engine trouble. three people were on board.
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no one was hurt. the pilot took off again by himself, letting his two friends drive back. he said he didn't want to tempt fate. "usa today" reports on eight museum workers in egypt facing a disciplinary area for damaging king tut's mask. the beard was knocked off the mask back in 2014 and then they used epoxy glue to reattach it and led to more damage. the artifact is 344 years old. history was made for women acrossing the pacific ocean and landed in australia after traveling 10,000 miles he and after nine months. they began the journey in san francisco in april and they rode two-hour shifts and women only stopped on land twice during the trip and congratulations to them. >> absolutely. hooray for them. the denver post reports on peyton manning's son stealing the show at the postgame show
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news conference. marshall manning stuck close to his dad after the broncos won the afc championship last night. the 4-year-old hid behind his dad and, at times, he stole a peek at the media. >> very cute. new york "daily news" reports on plans to release a long list of new david bowie music. the rock icon left a toef rove new songs and set to release next year and could be never heard before of his music in the 1970s. "the new york times" reports on fans disappointed over the blizzard shutting down the broadway hit "hamilton." 2,600 missed out saturday on two performances and some paid nearly $1,500 for tickets. they will get refunds but not make up seats. one was ready to walk in the snow from new jersey to attend the show. others going home sad to san diego. the producers got support from one woman who said even general george washington took time off
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for winter. after being stranded on a pennsylvania highway for nearly 24 hours in this weekend's blizzard, the duquesne men's basketball team is home this morning. >> go, go, go! >> they had to push their bus in the snow on their way back to pittsburgh. the team left fairfax, virginia, friday afternoon after a victory. the whole trip took more than 30 hours! can you imagine? head coach jim barry tells "cbs this morning" how the players filled the time. >> these are great guys. it's really like a family. these guys will goof around with each other playing video games and doing snow angles and a bus next to us from iowa with middle-schooled kids so we sent a bunch of guys over there to talk to the kids and calm them down and let them know everything woo would be all right. >> think cheered once the bus got moving but they still had to practice on monday. the real estate market is soaring more than 5.26 million homes sold last year and the
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most since 2006 and driving buyers to zillow, the largest real estate website. on average more than 142 million users a month find information on more than 110 million homes nationwide. ceo spencer rascoff is the author of "zillow talk" rewriting the rules of real estate and offers tips on buying and selling and renting and pleased to have him back to studio 57. what is the status of the market? and will it continue? >> so what is happening in the market is home values are appreciating about 3% year over year this year and slow down compared to last year but very reasonable. certain parts of the country are roaring and other parts are much slower. it's based on what is happening in the local job climate. >> where is it reorganioaring? >> parts of utah and denver and l.a. and new york and places where tech job growth is strong or the local economy is strong. >> you have a new chapter in your book. depending on the location, you
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say trader joe's and wholesale foods makes a difference big time. >> the last 17 years, home values up 17% year over year. homes near starbucks up about 100% over that 17-year period but homes near whole foods or trader's foods is up more. they say they are great at picking locations. buyers can draft behind nap the incredible research that trader joe's and wholesale foods do. >> what did you find out the correlation between politics and homeowner? >> homeowners tend to be more politically conservative. about 40% of homeowners describe th themselves as conservative. home ownership tends to occur later in life and once people are affluent. those are demographic attributes and correspond with
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conservatism. millennials do still want to buy homes. i frequently see in the media that millennials won't buy homes, that's not true. zillow's research say millennials have traditional views about home ownership but want to do it later in life. it will happen in their 30s, not 20s. >> why do i come to zillow to look for what? >> look for homes for sale, homes for rent to figure out what your home is worth and zillow your home and zillow your friend's home or your boss's home. >> to see how much their home is worth? >> absolutely. a little bit of voyeurism but serious home buyers shop for homes and shop for an agent. a very important piece of information now is ratings and reviews of real estate agents. you wouldn't buy something on amazon, you wouldn't buy something on trip adviser without reading a review. you also shouldn't hire a real estate agent woithout reading over reviews of agents on
8:38 am >> here is a question. i was raised in a home -- >> it's quiet. where charlie is now. >> i was raised in a house saying you should always own, save your money, save your money, don't rent. have you a whole chapter saying owning isn't for everybody. >> it's more complex than our parents ever told us. buying is not for everyone. >> because? >> it depends how long you're going to be in the home. if i told you you're only in a home six months you would know you should rent and a home in 50 years you know you should buy. a crossover point you should no longer want to rents and you should buy. nationwide that is two years if you're in a home two or more years you should buy. big regional differences. in new york the crossover point is five years. in san diego, los angeles, san francisco, it's about three to five years. but in detroit, it's less than a year. so in detroit it almost never makes sense to rent. you really ought to buy because home values are so much cheaper. >> story over the weekend with
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mansions selling for dramatically reduced prices. >> home values in certain parts of the country including detroit have gotten -- >> what is great about your book it has little nuggets in it which is probably what you're getting to. >> thank you. >> i love the nuggets. >> when is best time to list your house if you want to sell it? >> selling a home is like going to a party. don't show up too early when no one is there and not too late when everyone is gone. the best time to list your home is late march. now if you're in a warmer part of the country like the southeast, it's a little bit earlier so early to mid march. in a colder part of the country like the northeast, you want to wait until april to list. >> the weather. >> it's weather-related but also once the listings come online and buyers are in the market then you want to list. it has been changed. zillow and other sites show how long something has been on the on market you don't -- >> zillow will find a place in cuba? >> not yet. unfortunately, not yet. just in the u.s. for now. >> you say after march madness? >> correct.
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the best time to list. the paperback edition of "zillow talk rewriting the rules of real estate" goes on sale tomorrow. here in toronto on, coworkers behind me are being set up on blind dates and their boss says it's good for business. i'm demarco morgan. that story is coming up on "cbs
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♪ here is a question. would you go on a blind date with a coworker? maybe. a study showed employees relationship with coworkers ranks first when asked what makes them feel connected to their job. one company is taking advantage of that to make some employees happier and more productive. demarco morgan shows us office states that are strictly professional here. >> reporter: interoffice state isn't something most companies encourage but one accounting company setting up its employees. >> reporter: here at freshbook a toronto-based accounting firm, workplace satisfaction has been taken on a whole new level. with a growing work force of over 250, these fresh bookers emphasize creative thinking. they bring their pets to work.
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stand, instead of sit. and now go on blind dates with their coworkers. >> hey, marcus! i like to meet everyone that shows up and, as a company grew, i noticed that more and more people didn't know each other's names any more so i thought that was crazy because i love this, like, tight-knit community and wanted to keep that up. >> blind date in the workplace this was your idea? >> yeah. i thought of it months ago. >> reporter: manager mary grace antonio launched a program last summer. >> a lot of talking and a lot of communication going on. sometimes it's not -- with everybody. and that is what kind of is -- trying to get people who would never really work with this kind of team so just meet. >> reporter: and it's strictly work-related and not personal matchups or dates made out of this? >> no, not at all. it's get to notice people. >> reporter: so antonio began playing match-maker first by asking volunteers who were then
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grouped together and sent on lunch or coffee dates. >> there is people from all different departments that sign up. everyone from, like, people who just start and even executives sign up for these blind dates and i try to mix and match people who wouldn't usually be working together. >> reporter: that means top level executives could be matched with newly hired college graduates. the company ceo mike mcdermott says it's a work culture centered around fun and innovation. >> we believe culture is strategy, right? having people connect with folks they don't necessarily work with helps to connect the ties to keep the foundation strong and ideas and information flowing. >> reporter: tell us about the cool stories you're getting from these blind dates. >> two went on a blind date and they are both in charge of hiring people so they ended up discussing a lot of different methods that they use to assess talent. >> reporter: during our visit, a finance manager named marcus was paired up with shannon a newly hired copyrighter and both
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sitting at opposite sides of the concept office. it might look like a real blind date but the people we spoke with said it's all business. >> got about 12. >> oh, wow. >> reporter: at the end of their date, we checked in to see how it went. guys, i got to check on you. how is it going so far? what do you think? be honest. >> it wasn't as awkward as i expected and that is awesome. i think is really did hold my initial idea it would encompass all of our company values and i think that held true. >> reporter: antonio said that despite those first date jitters, the program has been a win/win for everyone involved. >> actually, the first round we sent out a survey to see how many people liked it a 100% of people who joined said they liked it. >> reporter: any negatives? >> sometimes they felt awkward but other than that. >> reporter: like a real date? >> like a real first date, yeah. >> reporter: the blind date program has success at fresh books. the ceos tell us he is ready to throw himself into the dating pool and give one or two lucky employees a blind date with
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their boss. >> that would be awkward! >> very awkward. >> awkward! on the face of it, though, i think it's a good idea. i just met somebody recently at cbs and said how long have you been here? they said, four months. you go, welcome. it's good to know. i think that on that -- for that alone i think is a good idea. >> especially when you work with a lot of people. we work with thousands of people. >> yes. >> sometimes we never get a chance to meet them. >> this is in the same forum as people with open offices and people see each other and not going on elevators and stuff like that? >> exactly. >> get to know your coworkers in a new and exciting way. >> they are not encouraging romance. >> it would be awkward. >> but if it happens, it's all good, all good. >> friends to benefit. demarco, thank you. turning the blizzard into a blast on social media. we will look at the most amazing snowmen. that is next on "cbs this morning."
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good morning, philadelphia and the suburbs are digging out after this weekend's snow the fourth largest snowfall since keeping records. we saw our fair shower from the damage. downingtown the roof of the calgary church collapsed. the pastor posted photos on facebook showing the huge hole from inside the auditor just. the sprinklers also went off, flooding most of the building. church leaders say too early to know how long it will take to clean up that mess. >> partial building collapse
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>> no injuries. >> and another scary scene there is one a plow truck there, it is owned by the city of hazleton, luzerne county, burst into flames saturday afternoon. investigators are trying to figure out what sparked that fire. the driver was not injured. and in delaware, the state of emergency, has been lifted, however, wilmington, city offices, are closed today, and that's not the only closing today. you can also get full listing of community closures and delays for schools, as well, on our website right now, we want to check in with katie for our four cast, at least it is not snowing any more. >> absolutely, thankfully the sun certainly returned, but we do still have the aftermath of the problems to deal with when it comes to the freezing levels, so, you have little bit of melting that took place yesterday, once the sun went down, nice clear skies overnight, some re-freezing out there. so you will run into that. in addition, though, we turn to the beaches. here are howbeit, look closely, see the board walk there in the for grounds covered in sand. and the high tide cycle starting to drop back down
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here at this area beach right now. so, yes, they really were delta fair hand of some very significant coastal flooding from this. we go to another live neighborhood network camera, look at the ice chunks floating down the delaware river, city skyline well off in the distance, palmyra cove nature park shot, 29 degrees, there pretty much everybody still essentially under the freezing mark, that means, if it looks slick, the roadways, the sidewalk, where ever you might be standing, train platform, know it is probably icy, so, it could definitely be slick out there for you, guys, real that i goes any time today. watching for the icy spots, ice, the slush this afternoon, we give you caution light any time today. storm scan nice and quiet. high pressure if place to yield for some sunshine, and that does mean it will be a nice looking day, but it is still cold, by tomorrow, little bit milder, and despite a weak disturbance crossing through, only looking at a little bit of rain showers out of that, no ice, no snow, and for what most part meisha looks to be pretty tranquil week overall. >> yes, to see that sun katie it will feel so nice.
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even though, as you pointed out, it will be cold, thanks, good morning, everyone, happy monday to you. a lot of kids off of school today meaning maybe a lot of parent not going to work either. the traffic levels today have been very light, very nice, now, this is where we have disable vehicle montgomeryville. horsham road westbound before route 202, you can see, kind of blocking lit bit, drivers have to drive around this disable vehicle, not going to cause too many slow downs because the volume isn't there. make note of t also an accident involving one vehicle, this is northbound blue route before route 30, that right lane is compromised right now, that might slow you down just little bit. because we know the blue route right now little busier. but overall well this is kind whatever it looks like on highways, interstates, in new jersey 42 freeway north, approaching 295. take a look, everyone traveling at posted speeds then the world of mass transit septa regional rails, check schedules on line, back to you. >> meisha, thank you will, that's "eyewitness news" for now, join us for "eyewitness news" at noon on cbs-3. i'm erika von tiehl.
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