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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, august 22nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? is donald trump wavering on his promise to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants? plus the journalist who went back to trump's childhood is here is a revealing look at the candidate. >> back to school for thousands of students at the epi center of the florida zika scare. many are dressed for protection. >> the rye owe olympics come to a record close with a record haul of medals for the team usa. we look ahead to when the games could return to the states. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
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pretty certain about where he is? >> he did not make a firm commitment but he is listen and he is talking about it. >> questions around donald trump's immigration policy. >> will that plan include a deportation force? >> to be determined. >> there is going to be a very, very strict test in order to get into the united states. you don't have a right to come to the united states. new concerns over zika. a government health official is warning the disease could hang around here for a year or two. >> in turkey, isis is being a wedding. the bomber was as young as 12 years old. in louisiana, after days of catastrophic flooding, baton rouge drenched with new thunderstorms. >> it's heart breaking. >> it's really nice to come home. >> people in california are returning home after a massive wildfire forced them to run. >> ryan lochte and three of his teammates could be disciplined for their actions in brazil. >> they let down our athletes. they let down americans. we are going to have further
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the obama's landed at the white house last night after 16 days on martha's vineyard. >> a giant dust storm blew into the phoenix area. operations were stopped at the airport. >> all that. >> three men are caught on surveillance releasing crocodiles into a school! >> too cold, too cold! brain freeze! >> all that >> i was highly intoxicated and if that hasn't happen, none of this would have taken. >> i'm sure ryan lochte thinks that game of thrones started in the 1800s. >> the 2016 olympics came to an end. >> some of the most remarkable performance in rio history took
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toyota. let's go place. ? welcome back to "cbs this morning." charlie rose and gayle king are off. so anthony mason is here along with kevin frazier who is also co-host of "entertainment tonight." >> great to have you both here. >> great to be here. >> donald trump may be backing away from a cornerstone of his campaign. his vow to deport millions of immigrants whoer illegally. if he changes his mind that would be a hung shift in an issue that is looming large on the campaign trail. >> the latest cbs news battleground tracker survey finds hillary clinton with a six-point lead in ohio. clinton and trump are tied in iowa. major garrett is tracking the new immigration debate. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump's campaign says it's now all about substance. so what is trump's position on deporting all undocumented immigrants?
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hispanic council suggests that trump is walking away from a promise to do just that. after allowing cameras in briefly, trump talked behind closed doors and something he also told "the new york times" behind closed doors also months ago. donald trump may have tipped his political hand during a meeting with his new council of hispanic advisers by backing away from his harsh rhetoric and policy toward illegal immigration. >> they are bringing drugs. they are rapists. and some, i assume, are good people. >> reporter: since launching his campaign, trump has called for mass deportation of all undocumented immigrants. >> we are rounding them up in a very humane and nice way. you have deportation. there are many illegals in the country and we have to get them out. >> reporter: trump's first and only general campaign ad
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crossings. >> illegal immigrants convicting crimes get to stay and skipping the line. >> reporter: in private, trump reportedly struck a different tone. >> it's virtually impossible to deport 11 million undocumented workers. >> reporter: zeky said trump left attendees with the understanding that mass deportations are unrealistic." i is definitely looking for any and all solutions that is going to -- that is going to help these families country. he knows this. everybody knows this. >> reporter: a trump campaign statement denied any change in policy, claiming mr. trump said nothing saturday that he hasn't said many times before. on sunday, newly appointed campaign manager kellyanne conway said three times that trump's immigration plan would include all of those who lack documentation.
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deportation? >> to be determined. >> reporter: trump's rivals accused him during the primaries of describing mass deportation as an opening bid on mass deportations on immigration. that in a board meeting with "the new york times." trump denied it then too. there is no transcript of that off-the-record session. >> major, thank you. the cbs news battleground tracker poll asked if donald trump is a risky choice. 70% of ohio voters said yes. hillary campaign ad have tried to highlight that point. nancy cordes is tracking the money coming in and out of the campaigns. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: kevin, the clinton camp is announcing, this morning, they are reserving 80 million dollars worth of tv advertising time in battleground states this fall. it's an attempt to swamp trump's message with money he may not be able to match. >> i'm calling on behalf of donned j. trump for president.
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clinton in july. >> thanks for committing to that. >> reporter: but clinton raised more overall, 52 million to his 37 and she has a bigger staff to pay, 703 people, compared to his 82. that is just one of the reasons she was doing back-to-back fund-raisers this weekend, hauling in $2.6 million on saturday alone at events on nantucket and martha's vineyard and both summer havens for the wealthy. >> reporter: on sunday she held another fund-raiser with cher on cape cod, before jetting to california where magic johnson and justin timberlake and tim cook will host more high dollar events this week. the money will help finance 80 million in ad time against eight battleground states. her new one is a dark one saying that trump lacks key presidential traits.
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leadership. >> knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously. >> reporter: clinton's campaign manager was asked about the clinton campaign stop accepting foreign donation if she becomes president. >> they want to go as far as they possibly can to make sure there is no possible conflict of interest. >> reporter: there are new tensions this morning between the clinton camp and former secretary of state colin powell. clinton reportedly told the fbi it was powell who advised her to secretary like he did. well, "people" magazine caught up with powell and they say he told, her people have been trying to pin it on me. the truth is she was using the private e-mail server for a year before i sent her a memo telling her what i did. >> nancy, thank you so much. around 360 thousand students return to school today in a florida county that is struggling with concerns over zika. state officials have identified
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in miami-dade county. five people have been infected in the miami beach area. the cases bring the statewide total of local mosquito-borne cases to 36. david begnaud is at a high school in the heart of the new zika zone. >> reporter: good morning. the students are starting to arrive here at miami beach senior high. from what we can, most of them are wearing long pants and exactly what health officials suggested. not as many have on long sleeves. you can understand, though, it's august in south florida. health officials told parents you have to have your parents put on bug spray and can't do it at school because another kid in the class may have an allergy. put it on at home and come ready and it's supposed to be effective for the entire school day. it is expected to be nearly 90 degrees in miami beach today. but adam, a high school freshman, will be dressed for much cooler weather.
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his mom carol, an eye doctor, picked up free protective uniforms, offered by the school district which has been warning parents to take precaution. >> we have lots of phone calls and reminding us about insect repellant and water safety and, you know, getting rid of standing water. >> reporter: miami-dade school superintendent alberto carvallo made it a point to dress the part, wearing long sleeves and i mow we are trading off comfort for protection and i think that's a fair deal. >> reporter: two public schools are in the new zika zone which covers nearly 1.5 square miles of miami beach. precautions are also being taken at a third school just a few blocks outside the zone. officials across miami-dade county have accused florida's governor rick scott of poor
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>> an hour before the governor gave his press conference. >> reporter: there are rumors that you are downplaying the zika threat and i want to give you an opportunity to respond. >> if you look at what our office is pointing out, we will put out accurate, timely information. >> reporter: the governor is back in miami today and we should get an update on whether any new zika cases. the head of the national institutes of health said he wouldn't be surprised to see the zian to two years and new threats to pop up in the gulf coast and texas and louisiana. president obama will visit flood-ravaged louisiana tomorrow. the disaster has killed 13 people and damaged around 60,000 homes. manuel bojorquez, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. take a look around here. this is all debris.
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ruined by the floodwaters and now tossed out on to the streets. this entire city block is lined with them. the historic antiques district here in dunham springs has lost part of its history and people nearby have lost their homes. across southern louisiana, roads are lined with debris as the scope from the catastrophic flooding becomes more clear each day. >> master bedroom here. >> reporter: water has destroyed of nearly 30 years. kathy, what have you lost here? >> virtually, everything. >> reporter: the number of damaged homes jumped to more than 60,000 this weekend and businesses are also feeling the brunt of this disaster. >> this has got to be so hard to see. >> this is pretty much our building right here. >> reporter: elvin watt's business, like many others in
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denham springs is mostly all gone. >> we are doing this ourselves, no government help and we are going to get this business up without anybody's help. if they show up, fine. if they don't, we are going to put this back on the map. >> reporter: the historic flooding has forced more than 106,000 people to register for fema assistance. a one-week total the agency hasn't seen since superstorm sandy. fee areas are unreachable but active in all six parishes. >> we had teams here on the ground as the water was rising and we want to be here for the survivors and that is our goal. >> reporter: already, more than 36 million dollars in federal assistance has been approved for this area. but, this morning, 3,000 people remain in shelters. kevin? >> thanks. fast moving wildfires in
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multiple homes and forced hundreds of people to flee. three fires burned through nearly seven square miles near spokane. in california, a castle was threatened over the weekend. the tourist attraction is closed today. outside of los angeles, the blue cut fire is now 85% contained. more than 82,000 people who were evacuated are now back in their homes. the death toll is now at least 51 from a suicide attack on a wedding party in turkey. officials believe that isis carried out the bombing in gaziantep. holly williams is in istanbul what makes this attack so unusual. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. at least 22 of the victims were children, according to turkish official and this is the later in a spate of sued bombings here in turkey. this time, the suicide bomber was reportedly also a child.
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attack and were taken to a hospital apparently in shock after their wedding party became the scene of a massacre. gaziantep is 30 miles from the syrian border and isis is most likely the culprit according to turkey's president. they haven't claimed responsibility. if the suicide bomber was, indeed, a child, it wouldn't be the first time that isis has exploited the innocent to carry out acts of heinous violence. in the iraqi city of kirkuk, officials stopped this boy and prevent him from detonating himself. this boy turned himself in in baghdad in 2014 asking them to sut off his suits vest because he didn't want to blow himself up. isis isn't the only militant group to use child suicide bombers but what is unusual is
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propaganda videos. in which they repeatedly have been shown apparently carrying out executions. most of the videos are simply too disturbing for us to show you. imagine the damage done to the children involved. turkey's foreign minister said today that the country's border with syria must be completely cleansed of isis. anthony? >> holly williams in turk, thanks. the rio olympics a are over this morning, after a colorful and musical closing ceremony. the stars of team usa led the united states to a dominating performance. it is the most medals that the u.s. has had in any olympics until the olympics was boycotted. ben tracy is in rio de janeiro with the final hours of the summer games. ben, good morning.
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as the team usa medal haul has been very impressive, especially the american women, they are taking home a record 61 medals from rio, but, you know, last night was not about gold or silver or bronze. it was about rio's chance to say good-bye. >> one more spectacular image at the rio games. >> reporter: even under a soaking rain, rio still knows how to throw a party. the elaborate performance inside relief after hosting the olympics. >> the stuff by durant! >> reporter: earlier in the day the americans put an exclamation point on their game with a gold medal performance on the basketball court. it was a record summer for team usa. michael phelps and katie ledecky helped the u.s. swim team grab 33 medals in the pool. the track and field team took home 32. and in the gym, simone biles led
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incident with our swimmers. >> reporter: but the u.s. team is still dealing with a post-rio hangover. >> if i didn't over exaggerate the story and if i told the entire story, none of this would have happened. >> reporter: in an interview with brazilian tv over the weekend, american swimmer ryan lochte apologized for embellishing a story that he and his teammates were victims of an armed robbery at a rio gas station. he claimed a gun was pointed at his head. i'm embarrassed for myself, for my family and for my country. i was highly intoxicated and it was -- i'm human. i made a mistake. >> reporter: the u.s. olympic chairman -- >> we are going to have further action on this when we get back to the united states, but i think we all understand what happened at this point. >> reporter: so the next summer
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we got a preview what that may look look like. the normal prim and proper prime minister of japan was being mario. nintendo put that video game out and that is one of the most famous video games in japan. >> ben, you've done a great thank you. >> donald trump had the support of many of these voters. then he lost their backing. ahead, frank luntz learns what it will take for trump to win them back in a crucial battleground state.
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toddler from under a cap-sized bo good morning it's 7:26 i am chris mckinnon. top stories in a minute but first barry. busy morning. >> it is but everything is quiet right now as it cleared up completely nice and sunny and temperatures in the 60s right now. still a bit of rain falling on outer part of cape cod but there's the ribbon of rain thiso possible tornado in there. it will be confirmed or perhaps not confirmed by the national weather service later. sunshine takes it to 80 this afternoon. low humidity and great weather. traffic and weather together hi breana. >> reporter: a busy morning on the road with accidents. an accident blocking the two left lanes on 128 north at route 138 in canton at exit 2. backup is to exit 4. in
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jackknifed there crews are removing the truck at 495. and we have bumper to um abouter traffic in needham. >> a live look or look at the damage from one of those storms that came through early this morning. large trees and power lines are down acrossroads in concord. code red a reverse 911 call came can out but the
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? you know what that is? that was at the olympics. an american pole vaulter sam ke he was in the olympics. he is a second lieutenant in the u.s. army reserve. he knew how to stand at attention. he won the bronze becoming the first american to medal in pole vaulting in 12 years. that is totally one of those moments when you're, like, wait a minute! >> it can't be easy to run down the track with that long pole. >> congratulations to him on the victory. this half hour, voters in the battleground state who were ready to put donald trump in the white house, now they have got
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nominee. frank luntz shows us why it may not be a victory for the clinton's campaign. plus, did counterfeit pills link to prince's death? ahead, reports that the pop star may have taken pills without knowing what was in them. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "time" updates on the syrian boy who captured the world after an air strike. his 10-year-old brother has died from images of the boy sitting in an ambulance last week quickly spread on social media. he was treated and released. his mother and sister remain in the hospital. florida, today, reports on an amazing rescue of a toddler in cocoa, florida. a 22-month-old girl was trapped under a boat that overturned friday night. police searched the water for nearly 45 minutes before they were able to pull her out. officials say an air pocket and
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life. her parents and sister also got out safely. >> amazing story. "usa today" reports on a political protest by silver medalist of ethiopia crossed his arms bof habove his head as he finished the race. he says the government is killing a minority he is part of and he fears for his life if he >> a partnership of common ground between the congressional republicans and the president. his successor could overturn the treaty. hillary clinton and donald trump have both spoken out against it. "wall street journal" reports on donald trump's lack of support from top technology firms or their leaders. the paper says he has done little to enlist silicon valley's help even though some
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they say trump calls for limits on trade and immigration are out of step with their industry. as we reported earlier, our latest cbs news battleground tracker poll shows hillary clinton a slight lead over donald trump and now six points ahead in ohio. but the candidates are tied in iowa. another key battleground is pennsylvania. republicans strategist and cbs news contributor frank luntz led a focus group saturday in a philadelphia suburb. many of the voters once supported trump, but notig >> how many of you in this room are supporting donald trump right now? raise your hands. one, two, three, four, five, six. how many of you, at some point in the campaign, at least leaning towards donald trump? raise your hand. almost all of you. so what happened? >> i really want to like him. i truly do. like i said he was my first choice. but just along the way, i can
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chance of turning, but he's become outrageous. we all have thoughts, but i think he is speaks without thinking. >> did he have you at one time? >> he have me and we have always been democrats. like the family, my parents, myself, my husband. and it just seemed like he was, even though he was republican, he was saying the things that everybody was afraid to say. he didn't have to be correct. he didn't need anybody's money. he financed everything himself. but, lately, the last mu fonts, it seems like he is insane! >> insane? >> yes. there is an insanity to what he is saying! >> i don't think he's insane. he is just acting like a 12-year-old. >> yes. >> me too. >> and when he initially began to run, he gave voice to a lot
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feeling about how your government is working or more to the point not working. since then, he has been running as a 12-year-old and changes his positions every news cycle so you don't know where he stands on the issues. >> what does he have to do? >> he has to stop worrying about sound bites. i think he got a lot of attention at the beginning because he outspoke everybody and said what we were thinking. but now he is just focusing on, let me shock you and say this and upset you and get more news time consistent and not walk back positions all the time and not try to be all things to all people and have principle you can adhere to and sticking to that by tying your proposals and policies. >> a one-word phrase to describe donald trump? >> erratic. >> laughing stock. >> erratic. >> everywhere. >> childish. narcissist. >> egotistical.
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>> inconsistent. >> rude, reckless, and arrogant. >> disrespectful. >> this is a horrible description of a presidential candidate! this is horrible description of any human being! and, yet, 18 of you would still consider voting for him. how can you have such a negative impression of him and still consider casting your ballot for him? please explain it. >> because the other candidate is unfavorable in my and i don't have another choice and i don't want to give up my vote because i think that would be worse not to vote. >> there seems to be two donald trump's. one that you like very much that speaks boldly and clearly about the issues and the challenges facing america. and a second donald trump that is personal and negative and vicious. do you see two donald trump's? am i accurate in my conclusion here? yes or no. >> yes.
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trump? >> that is the 64 million dollar question to see the real donald trump. >> i don't know. >> who feels we really don't know who the real donald trump is at this point? >> i do. >> so the election is really stip up for grabs? >> if he can get himself under control, he's in a good position, but he just hasn't shown to be able to do that consistently. >> do you guys agree are wthat? >> yes. >> if he gets himself under control, will he be in a good position? >> yes. >> if he gets himself under control, to use bill's word, will he be elected president? ? who thinks he will be? raise your hands. pretty amazing. >> frank luntz is here. frank, good morning. >> good morning. >> fascinating to hear from so many of them who supported or want to support trump. you mentioned that issue of control. do you think these changes in the campaign team could alleviate some of those concerns? >> they could for he follows through on it. they loved his apology and love it when with he speaks about a
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fixing what is broken and taking on the lobbyists and lawyers and special interests but hate it when he is laser-like on his criticism of specific people or specific things and find him mean and find him insulting. and this election isn't rigged. the polls aren't rigged. trump has dropped since his convention because of what he has said and how he has behaved and he can -- by the way, i want to be clear. >> yes. >> this election, he can still win it. i know that the polls show him down six, seven points. those people in pde winnable, it is up to what donald trump says and he cannot blame his advisers and he cannot blame the pollsters or the media. >> what did he do most to push these people away? >> it was those insults and particularly the rejection of the khan gold star family. we played that video what he said affidavits they have sacrificed and he said you have not. he challenged the fact that mrs.
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you don't attack a military family, no matter what religion they are, and donald trump did not understand that. and that is what made them angry. however, his apology that he issued a few days ago has begun to cause them to reconsider and that is why i say that it is all up to him in what he says and does. >> the beginning of what may be a change. frank luntz, thanks so much. pop star prince might have been the victim of a growing epidemic. ahead, how evidence reportedly overdose of mislabeled drugs. if you're heading out the door, watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device. >> have you tried it? >> no. >> come on. >> it's great. you don't want to miss basketball's great kareem abdul-jabbar. he'll be here in studio 57. we will be right back. there's a moment of truth.
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? new revelations emerging this morning about drugs discovered at the home of prince
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april. now, reports by the star tribune in minneapolis and the associated press say investigators found counterfeit pill containing powerful opioids and apparently mislabeled. michelle miller shows us how prince might be the victim of a growing epidemic. >> reporter: some of the counterfeit drugs reportedly contain fentanyl, an opioid considered 50 times more powerful than heroin. but the bills were questionly marked raises the question did prince know what he was taking? prince just weighed 112 pounds when he died from an overdose of the drug fentanyl. the medical examiner's report says the fatal dose was self-administered and his death was an accident. ? purple rain ? >> reporter: it's unclear how the 57-year-old singer obtained
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leaning toward the theory he took the pills not knowing they contained the drug. >> you can envision the case of prince. he took what he thought was a lower dose of a narcotic. and it ended up being a significantly higher dose. >> reporter: an official close to the investigation told the associated press some pills found in prince's paisley park mansion were falsly labeled at watson ingredient in tylenol. >> the problem is fentanyl is much, much stronger than the tylenol and the hydrocodone. i think we are seeing a new epidemic and the epidemic people taking narcotics and causing problems in significant numbers of overdose and deaths. and, at the same time, a new
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when the two collide as in this case, it certainly appears like that, there can be ledgion app consequences. >> reporter: prince died less than a week after he passed out on a plane forcing an emergency landing. an official also told the associated press the star did not have fentanyl in his system and tests done prior to his death, which could indicate he was not a regular user of that drug before he took that fatal dose. >> that is scary. >> going to get as we get closer and closer what caused his death. >> and who may have given him those pills. >> exactly. >> counterfeit drugs, they are on the rise so beware. >> thank you, michelle. ahead, the donald trump you didn't know. the authors of a revealing new book that goes all the way back to his childhood. they are here in studio 57. plus a stunning new challenge for anyone who wants to overcome a fear of heights. the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge. >> i ain't walking across that!
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suspenseful sexy sandra brown 7:56 i am chris mcconditionon. s abouty night in the weather department but things are improving. >> they are. we have had a rapid weather change and temperatures in the 60s almost 70 right now. we went through violent winds in spots this morning but that's gone by the board and cleared up and a few clouds around today. heading for 80 this afternoon. and humidity will drop quite a bit. wind will be brisk at times and beautiful weather through the week as that warms up again. traffic and weather together. >> reporter: mass state police are on the scene of a jackknifed truck at 495 north at exit 22 it jackknifed and they are closed to clean that. 128 is a mess from tw earlier
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the other at canton. backup is to exit 4. top stories this morning cleanup across the state after the early morning storms barry talked about. this is the scene earlier on walker road in marlboro war tree snapped in half taking down power lines. there are some people right now in marlboro without power. we will keep you updated all morning. see you back here in 30
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narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire. narrator: then why does kelly ayotte still support donald trump for president? independent minded republicans across america put principle ahead of party and said no to trump. but not kelly ayotte. she says she still supports trump. ayotte: an independent, strong voice... narrator: if she's so independent, why is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence
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? good morning. it is monday, august 22nd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? there's more real news ahead, including the long path donald trump took before he became the republican nominee, including about whether he has friend. the journalist behind the new book show us what they found. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the seeds that were planned when trump's arrival accused him describing mass deportation as an opening bid on. >> they are reserving 80 million dollars worth of tv advertising time this fall. >> students are arriving here in
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what we can tell, most of them are wearing long pants and exactly what the holt official suggested. >> it is ruins from the floodwaters tossed on this entire street and this entire city block is lined with them. >> at least 22 of the victims were children. this is just the latest of a spate of sued bombings here in turkey. >> it's like he is insane. >> he is just acting like a 12-year-old. >> those people tell me that it is absolutely winnable, it is up to what donald trump says. >> the team usa medal haul has been very impressive, especially the american women. they are taking medals. four years ago, he designed his own shoes and described the process like this. >> these are my shoes. from the top to the very sole, to the very top to the bottom, laces. >> he couldn't remember all of the parts of the shoe! and i was standing next to hundreds of shoes!
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nutella. >> i'm norah o'donnell with anthony mason and kevin frazier. charlie and gayle are off. together? who knows. i hope you guys are having fun. new signs that donald trump's immigration policy may be more flexible than he says in public. trump met privately on saturday with his new council of hispanic advisers. he reportedly gave them the impression that mass deportations are unrealistic. >> that would be shift in one of trump's signature policies. he has been talking about it for more than a year. >> 11, 12 million illegal immigrants. >> whatever the number is. >> still in the country. what do you do? >> if they are doing well, they are going on and coming back in illegally. >> you're rounding them up? >> we are rounding them up in a very humane way. i know it doesn't sound nice, but not everything is nice. someone has to do it. >> it's practical? >> it is practical.
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force and do it humanly. we have 11 million people in this country came in illegally and they will go out. >> back in january you gave off-the-record interview to "the new york times" and apparently audiotaped. did you tell them specifically you are flexible when it comes to your deportation plan? >> in terms of immigration and almost anything else, there always has to be some untug and pull and deal. now, sometimes you ask for more than you want and you negotiate down to the point. i like that with "the new york times" but i would never release off-the-record conversations. i don't think it's fair, frankly, to do that to anybody. >> trump's campaign said, quote, mr. trump said nothing that he hasn't said many times before. his new campaign manager was asked yesterday about trump's plan for undocumented immigrants. >> will that plan include a deportation force, the kind that he just -- you just heard in that sound bite and that he talked about during the republican primaries?
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speech on immigration later this week. >> with us this morning for a new look at donald trump's life, "the washington post" with reporter michael kranish and marc fisher. the author of the book that compiles the work of more than two dozen "the washington post" reporters and fact checkers and editors. together, they examined trump's childhood and his beginnings in real estate and the international expansion of his branded pi trump revealed is published by simon and shuster, a division of cbs. you spoke with mr. trump and interviewed him, right? >> yes. we spent, as a group, more than 20 hours with him. he was extremely generous and gracious with his time, despite his bluster against the media and "the washington post." he was quite forthcoming. >> you go all the way back to his childhood to help reveal
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he hasn't changed since second grade. keep that in mind as you hear about some of the things that he did, such as throwing rocks at a toddler in the yard right across from his own home, pulling the pigtails of one of his classmates, getting into a physical altercation with a teacher that led to his father removing him from school and sending him off to a military boarding school. >> in one of your interviews he admits he gave his music teacher a blank black eye? >> it's p exaggerated but the got into an altercation there and says he was a rambunctious kind of a kit. people around him saw him as rough, really. >> the relationship with his father who was a very successful developer in new york, particularly in queens and staten island. trump, ultimately, took that
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relationship and that shift and what it seems to have symbolized? >> i left brooklyn and queens and came to manhattan. his father never be a nothing in life. he had an own it's on his shoulder he would be great at something and put his names on buildings and exactly what he did. however, his father told him don't go deeply into debt. donald trump said he is the king of debt so he did not follow his father's advice on that. in fact, his father had to bail him out numer t him or loan him money. >> when he moved into manhattan, that also was a turning point in some ways because he was then sued by the justice department, correct? >> that's right. the justice department sued donald trump and his father by name for not renting to blacks at their properties in queens and brooklyn. this was one of the largest racial bias cases of its time. donald trump had to decide whether to fight this case or to settle. one night, he was in a nightclub in maents and he walks in there
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named roy cone there who was the lawyer for joseph mccarthy. they got to talking and roy cone said don't settle this case, fight like hell against the government and when they hit you, hit back ten times harder. trump decided to that and he did have to settle the case but he kept that philosophy today hitting back and hitting back ten times harder. >> what is donald trump's reaction to this book now? repeatedly he wanted a true, accurate fair book which was exactly our intent but warned us again and again he would sue us and he has sued people in the past when they have written about him and what tends to trigger his lawsuits is anyone who questions just how rich he really is. so he gives all kinds of numbers about how rich he is. $10 billion, $12 billion. >> what do you think the real number is? >> we don't know the exact number but good reason to believe it's considerably less
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he essentially makes it up. what he does he takes the actual value that any accountant would attach to his properties and he adds -- he multiplies that by what he feels in a given day. and so he says, look. my name has value. that's true. his name does have value but he then attaches a number. he says, you know, my name is worth $200 million on this project. or $400 million on that project. he inflates the value. >> you do so much extensive reporting in about how your private life can reveal your public persona. what did he tell you about that? did talk about who is his best friend? >> you know, i asked him about friendships because it's so important when with you think about a president and his character. in donald trump's case, i was stunned when ed, you know what? i don't really have friend in the way that most people do. if you think about friends somebody you go out to dinner with, he said i don't have that. it was a rare, quiet moment he
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finally, he said it's my kids. if i got in trouble the people i go to help to is my kids. >> you say he changed political parties seven times and his practice of politics was transactional and not ideology cal. what is his ideology? >> he said last week i don't want to pivot because people need to see who i am. he s pivot. he has changed parties and been a republican and a democrat, another party candidate and then again a republican and changed positions on many issues. on immigration when he talked about recently, he had said that romney's plan to self-deport was crazy and he criticized romney for losing the hispanic vote. now he has talked about forcing deportation and then yesterday, talk about he is going back to something that mitt romney had
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out. >> one last quick question. what does he read? >> nothing much, really. i asked him about, you know, are you preparing to be president by reading biographies of the great presidents? he said i always wanted to read a biography of a president and never had the time. when you go into it, it turns out he doesn't read books really at all which is rather unique in the history of american presidential candidates. >> marc fisher and michael their book goes on sale tomorrow. boston says no to olympics but the l.a. is ready to play. ben tracy has that report coming
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japan's prime minister surprised a crowd at the rio olympics closing ceremony appearing as super mario. it's a nod to the next summer games in tokyo four years from now. but 2024 could be the year the olympics come to los angeles for the third time. ben tracy is in rio and he talked wil.a.'s bring the olympics home. >> reporter: it has been 20 years since the summer olympics have been in the united states. that was the 1996 games in atlanta. since then, chicago has tried. new york has tried. they both have been passed over. but now los angeles thinks it can go the distance. with the olympic flame now extinguished in rio, the competition to get the 2024 games is heeding up. >> is there no fans like
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convince olympic officials his city should play host. why would the olympics be good in los angeles given this cost? >> i think everybody is asking who would want to bid for the games these days? we know we can do a games that was profitable like in 1984 when we helped save the olympic 34506789. >> reporter: los angeles was the only city that wanted the games in 1984 and it made money. l.a. predicts its 2024 games government about $6 billion and generate 161 million dollar sponsorships and ticket sales. the l.a. coliseum would be updated and a temporary swimming venue would be built, but nearly every other olympic venue already exists. the planned 2.6 billion state-of-the-art los angeles rams football stadium would become a centerpiece for the games. l.a. has also dramatically expanded its public
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hope they will benefit the olympics in return. >> reporter: but the competition is stiff. los angeles is up against paris, rome, and budapest. paris is a favorite as 2024 could be 100 years since it last hosted the games. >> professor christopher gaffney has studied the impact of olympics on host cities. he says most games make millions for the international olympic committee, but leave their hosts bill o empty and rotting olympic venues. the mayor of los angeles says l.a. would be great because the venues already exist. this is going to be a profitable olympics. do you buy that? >> no, i don't buy any of it. it's just marketing. >> reporter: so you don't actually think americans should want to see the olympics back on american soil? >> absolutely not. the olympic model is dead. >> reporter: in the past decade the olympics have cost an average 8.9 billion dollars with
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>> this is a movement that needs america, but i think america needs the olympics too. >> reporter: now if l.a. were to get the games, it would become only the second city in history to host the olympics three times. london has already done that. we are not going to know who gets the it is made next november. >> let's hope it comes to l. >> >> l.a. is ready. they are ready. >> the team that tags sharks makes history again. up next, great white babies have humans watching over them. we will explain. you're watching "cbs this morning." come on... dogs just won't quit. neither does new frontline gold. its triple action formula is relentless at killing
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>> watch yourself. move! >> four years ago, "cbs this morning" captured history when some fisher minnesota tagged and released great white sharks in the atlantic. we continue to bring you that story.
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meet montauk and hudson. what trendy names. >> i love those names. >> they are the first two pups ocearch has tracked and tagged. >> they learn more migratory patterns of the great shark. they helped the sharks birthry and it would be the first uncovered in the atlantic. they will follow the two the next several years. yesterday, they tagged two more baby sharks named hampton and teddy in the same area. maybe the sharks will also get twitter handles. >> very cool. kareem abdul-jabbar is playing ball in the political court. the great basketball star and social activist will tell us how
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you're watching "cbs this morning." your local news is coming up next. good monday morning 8:25. top stories in a moment but fares check on forecast barry. >> good morning kate and everybody. we have sunshine all over the place and it's going to be clearing up on cape cod and a nice day after the violent winds in some locations this morning. and there goes the but that's all gone by the boards and let's see what temperatures are up to today. going up to about 80 in wilmington and hadn'ty ofsheen and -- plenty sunshine and low humidity. 40s to low 50s tonight. but warming up later this week. traffic and weather together. >> hi. mass state police are on soldiers field road for slow
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>>ing from earlier storms. lane close yours are in the area and it had reate hf -- closures are in that area and it will create heavy delays. drive throw if you are going that way. still the jackknifed club block the on-ramp to the pike and we will let crowe know when it chairs. check. checking top stories the cleanup against across the state after some early morning storms large trees and power lines are down acrossroads in a code red reversed 911 call was isn't to residents this morning to inform them of the situation. ten officials say downed power lines are live and they are urging people to stay home until it's clear. and this is walker road war tree snapped in half and landed on the road and took down power lines. crews are cleaning up there this morning and some are without power. police in hooksett caught
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? a rocker of chile peppers visited this gorilla in los angeles. the gorilla is understanding 2,000 words and able to communicate with sign language. maybe songwriting now. >> all right, everybody. welcome to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, one of the greatest names in basketball history doesn't play games when he writes about america. kareem abdul-jabbar is in our toyota green room. we are going to look at his wide ranging views on society and what led to his big moment at the democratic convention. plus, one retiree's home
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view. peter greenberg goes aboard a cruise ship to meet an 88-year-old woman who turned it into her permanent address. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the honolulu star advertiser reports on the first lady of japan visiting pearl harbor. aba laid flowers at the "uss arizona" memorial and follows president obama's visit to hiroshima in may. it fls prime minister will make a similar visit. no sitting prime minister of japan has ever visited the pearl harbor. >> a boy gave up his earnings to buy pizza for flood victims in louisiana. when his family asked people on
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donation. that makes me so happy. the "new york post" reports on a study that finds divorce may be seasonal. researchers at the university of washington found divorce filings peaked in august and march and those months follow the winter and summer holidays and. the fewest filings are in december as people try to enjoy their holidays together. >> wait until they find out what is under the chras on three crocodiles were let loose inside a school. four new england men are shown pushing the reptiles inside before they ransack the front office. people say the crocodiles may be euthanized. they are endangered and harming them could mean five years in prison. san francisco chronicle reports that tyra banks will
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draw on her experience as a super model and tv star and give lectures on how to monitor a personal brand p.m. i'm sure you will learn to be fierce. >> i don't mean to put you on the spot but do you know how many students won't pay attention to tyra banks? >> tyra is a force. she is no joke. >> i don't think anybody is going to be falling asleep in her class. >> she will call you out. "wall street journal" says kobe bryant is unveiling his million dollar venture capital fund. he will invest in data and tech and media companies. his partner is entrepreneur jeff stibel. they are ringing the bell at the new york stock exchange today. >> it's putting your money where your mouth is. kareem abdul-jabbar is one of the greatest ever. his trademark sky high school
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and league's all-time leading scorer. >> wait a minute! i know you! you're kareem abdul-jabbar! you played basketball for the los angeles lakers! >> the former los angeles laker costarred in that movie "airplane" when he wasn't on the court. >> throughout his career, abdul-jabbar has been a social and actt olympics. he recently took the stage at the democratic national convention. >> hello, everyone. i'm michael jordan and i'm here with hillary. i said that because i know that donald trump couldn't tell the difference. >> best selling author's new book is called "writings on the
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white." kareem abdul-jabbar, welcome. >> thank you. >> thanks for being here. you said you got that joke from kathy griffin who is friend of yours. >> yes, i did. >> why did you want to take a public stance in this election? >> i think it's an important election. i think so many of the issues that have come up prior to this election are really -- have been divisive and very controversial. and i felt that it was necessary that people who care about the way that things portrayed and the direction that our country is going in, it's very important for us to become involved. >> what was the reaction to that joke when you got there and said i'm michael jordan? >> everybody thought it was really funny and everybody started laughing, you know? and it was a really light moment and i think it was really necessary, because i was up there to talk about a very
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congressional medically honor fd heroic effort to protect his soldiers under command. i think we need to laugh a little bit before that because it got very serious very quickly. >> that became a huge controversy after, yes. >> yes, it did. i think mr. trump fired that one up by being so critical. >> of mrs. khan in particular. there is a really substantive book that has a lot of interesting stuff about you and the political process. you say americans can reclaim the political process and it starts with children. how so? >> well, i think the whole educational process, what we need to do to make the educational process work for kids, the u.s. used to have the best schools in the world and that is not happening any more. the great scores for u.s.
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to other countries. you know, we have slipped down. and the quality of education here in america is starting to fade a little bit. and we need to do something about that, because, you know, knowledge is power and the power that we have in our educational system really has made it possible for us to take leadership in the world. >> you went to school down the street here. >> four blocks. >> four blocks. power memorial. you studied history at ucla and you said that if you didn't play have been a history teacher? you talk about history in this book a lot. how important is history to just educating ourselves in this? >> history is very crucial. as george satire said people who don't understand history are condemned to repeat it. history is always the best tool to understanding mistakes that we have made in the past and to avoid them going forward. so we need to pay attention to what has happened here in our country and why and make sure
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very tragic misstep for our country. >> you also said that you could have become a journalist and how your journalistic career started out. you tell a beautiful story in the book about going to interview dr. king. >> yeah. i took a part in a mentoring program in harlem between my junior and senior year in high school, and it really changed my life. it enabled me to understand why it was -- why harlem was such an important community for bla americans and also identified a lot of the things that needed to change in many of the black communities in america at that time. so it really -- it changed my life and it made it possible for me to understand what i wanted to do with my life and i'm still on that path. >> did you watch the olympics? >> i've watched some of it, yeah. it was very interesting. and, you know, when i was a kid, we used to have races all the
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any of the race. >> running races? >> yeah. the kid in the neighborhood, who is the fastest? but usain bolt is the tallest sprinter. >> yeah, 6'56" 5. >> i don't know how he does it he is amazing. >> you are? >> i'm 7'2". >> in particular because of the whole ryan lochte controversy and what happened there. you've been very strong on this issue about professional athletes and others, even at models and taking that seriously. >> oh, yes. it's part -- it's quite a responsibility. because, you know, when you get that type of attention and you have all of the eyes on you, young kid are many of the people who are watching you and if you don't do the right things, you kind of send a bad message to kids. and that is something we need to avoid. >> you think athletes need to be aware of that responsibility and take it seriously? >> yes. they don't necessarily have to
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should be away w aware of becau a reality. >> who is the greatest basketball player playing right now? >> that's tough. probably lebron. that is no-brainer. a lot of good guys playing in the game. steven occstephen curry has his following and it's a tough question. >> peter greenberg, ahead, cruising through life. >> there is nothing not to love living on a ship. >> we are jealous, by the way. i want you to know we are jealous. >> i want you to know, i've heard that many times. >> up next.
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people are expected to take cruises this year. one report shows more than a quarter of them are age 64 or older and more than one fifth are retired. for many of those passenger ships are like a second home. for one woman, the ocean liner is her only home! cbs news travel editor peter greenberg met her while covering another story on board. >> part of the reason a cruise is so popular for retirees
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entertainment and activities but when the cruise are over the passengers return home to their regular lives, but lee showed us how she found a way to travel the world without ever leaving home. >> did you miss me? >> i did! >> reporter: you could say 88-year-old lee has earned her sea legs. >> how often are you talking to the family at home? >> i talk to them every day. i'll talk to them twice a day if it means i don't have to be there. >> reporter: aboard this ship she no living there the past eight years. >> i don't have to shop. i don't have to cook. i don't have to do anything. i do what i want when i want if i want. >> reporter: she and her late husband mason took nearly 100 cruises together, before he died in 1997. >> the last thing he ever said to me, this was the day before he died, don't you quit cruising! i started frequent cruising by i got very, very tired of packing
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better way to do this. >> reporter: the answer is how about i don't leave at all? >> ah-ha! >> reporter: she sold her house in florida and along with her car and most of her belongings and never looked back. >> everybody knows her and she knows everybody. >> reporter: this is the captain of the crystal serenity. >> she is a little bit of a diva in a good way. she gets along her day and makes herself busy and has her things area her opinions and a wonderful person. >> reporter: at your age, a lot of people would say i'm going to >> hell no! >> reporter: really? >> not me. why do that? i'm now a great grandmother. my grandchildren are having children. but i don't want to be there every minute for that. i love babies. but they grow up. >> reporter: mamma lee has now done more than 240 cruises around the world and visited hundreds of different ports. but where the ship is going? irrelevant. for mamma lee, these days, the
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>> everything has been there, done that. if i've been there and done that, i don't go off the ship and i love when everybody goes touring. i have the ship to myself with all of the help! >> reporter: you got this figured out! >> oh, absolutely. >> reporter: and you don't really get off the ship any more? >> what for? >> reporter: cruise director rick spath considers himself part of her extended family at sea. >> that is lee. she doesn't care where the ship goes. she loves to dance her way around the world. >> reporter: i dance every sing d week. >> reporter: do you sit back and think was your life would be like if you weren't on the ship? >> i think i live a fairy tale existence. it's not a real life. i realize that. not everybody does this. but a lot of people could. ? >> i still think i would do the same dance every day with you. >> you could. but that is okay. >> thanks!
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lee to do the cruise? the estimated about $175,000 a year. and, by the way, since she goes on the cruise, wherever the ship goes, she is one of the thousand passengers who spent $22,000 and the other story we are covering. this is the largest ship ever to attempt the northwest passage and started going 500 north of the arctic voyage and back to the united states. when it was done in 1903, it took them three years to do . get off the ship? >> when the ship goes into dry dock and happens once every week and six or seven times a year. they pull up to the harbor and another ship there and they walk her 50 feet and she goes on another ship. >> when does she get her doctors' appointments and stuff like that? >> so far, she's dancing. >> every day! >> on the crystal serenity. peter, thank you.
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but it's mom who takes the cake! that is next on "cbs this
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? bei bei, the giant panda, turns 1 today. the national zoo in washington couldn't wait to party. the cub was a little shy but his mom showed how it's done and s snacked on cake maes de of froz fruit juice and much more. in the chinese ceremony, wommom picked one of the three signs and she chose friendship and luck. they might want to enjoy the attention now. the zoo says the mom could deliver another cub by next summer. >> really? >> that would be exciting. >> i can't wait for bei bei and kids. >> it's a good song.
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good monday morning it's 8:55 i am kate merrill. top stories in moment but first the forecast with barry. >> good morning kate. here's what's going on. sun is out and clear skies for now. we may have a few clouds popping up in the sky later on but overall it's nice and te going up to the range right around the 80 degree mark not only today but for the next several days going up around 80 to 81. that's going to be great. tonight 48 to 52 in suburbs upper 50s in boston warming up later this week 85 to 90. back to you. >> reporter: thanks barry lanes reopened on soldiers field road after closing because of flooding. out west you can't get on the pike in hovington a jackknifed
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ramp all morning back up is to route 16. state police are on the scene we will let you know when it clears. an accident on 495 north in middleboro blocking the right lane after exit 6 at route had 4-- 44. stay safe. >> check top stories right now on this monday clanup beginning across the state. after some early morning storms large trees and power lines are down acrossroads in concord and a code red 911 call was sent out this morning to inform them of the situation anton officials saying many of the downed power lines are live so they are urging residence to stay home until they are clear and this is walker road in marlboro war tree snapped in half and landed on road and took down power lines. crews are cleaning up there this morning and some are still without power. police in hooksett caught up with an he's scaped felon
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halfway house last week. overnight police along with a special operations unit arrested him at a home on andrea avenue in hooksett. he was in prison for felony armed robbery charges and firearm possession. don't forget get the news traffic and weather all the time at cbs the next newscast is today at
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