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stopping in the area hoping messages stick with voters. and from renting the runway to renting caskets, looking at the usual items up for rent and why experts say the trend is catching on. cbs news sunday morning starts right now. good to see you bright and early. 6:00 a.m., sunday, april 10. >> i'm andrea grymes. these top stories are straight ahead. first vanessa murdock is here with a look at the forecast. >> a little bit of snow yesterday for parts of the area. >> you have to be kidding me. >> it was nice. >> i must have been in the section of the viewing area that was raining. >> that was not very nice. >> today, it will be chilly. but bright. and dry. that is where we stand for
there. let's take a look. temperatures, not record- setting this morning. thirty-two in the city right now. thirty in the hamptons. twentys and 30s. it feels more like teens and 20s with the wind chill. white plains, waking up to a windchill of 21. in delmar, it feels like 20. as we go through the morning hours, we're under the freeze warning until 10:00 a.m. temperatures will be above the freezing mark. shining brightly. 3:00 this afternoon, 47 is the high. we will see more clouds throughout the day. ultimately, it is a pleasant end to the weekend. just about 10 degrees below seasonable. now to campaign 2016. the new york state primary is just over one week away. this is bernie sanders and ted cruz picking up wins in the west. >> before the delegates have decided, two other states weighed in.
clinton and the wyoming caucus taking 56% of the vote. and ted cruz slept donald trump and ted kasich by picking up all 34 delegates. we have the latest in the studio. >> this week, new york has been getting a lot of attention from presidential hopefuls on both the democratic and republican side. the primary here -- just over a week away. >> in the race for the democratic nomination, it is a battle for home turf between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. at a rally in queens, sanders broke in with big news for his campaign. >> we just won wyoming [ cheering ] >> he stopped by the famed apollo theater. the sanders campaign has won eight of the last nine for the delegates. >> gaining momentum on hillary clinton.
>> i actually think new york values are really good for america. >> on the republican side, ted cruz coming off of a major win in colorado. cracking jokes at a rally in nevada. >> the democratic field right now consists of a wild wide- eyed socialist with ideas that are dangerous for america in the world come and bernie sanders. >> donald trump has stayed relatively quiet since his loss in wisconsin. on saturday, he took time to visit a national september 11 memorial museum and donated $100,000, passing on the chance to speak with media. john kasich stopped in rochester addressing the working class. >> trying to play by the rules and get somewhere, we just want to believe the system is fair. >> new yorkers make their vote count at the primary april 19. >> ted cruz visited new york earlier this week. tomorrow his wife will be
campaigning upstate in rochester. john fan -- john kasich and bernie sanders will be on face the nation right here on cbs. >> inching closer to the new york primary. april 19. an investigation underway in the bronx after a man was fatally stabbed at a party. this happened around midnight on westchester avenue. the 30-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital where he died. no arrests have been made. new video this morning of a temple tragedy in india. more than 70 people killed in a massive fire that sparked one fireworks exploded. it happened in one of the southern states. another 200 people were injured. the fire started when a spark during the fireworks display ignited a separate batch of fireworks. they had been stored for the hindu new festival thursday. prosecutors and belgians a the terror group that struck
planned to launch a second attack on france. but under the pressure of investigation, they decided to rush attacks on brussels instead. one of those involved in the bombings in brussels is finally in custody. >> belgian prosecutors finally have the man in the hat. they say he is mohamed abrini, one of the terror suspects. during interrogation, authorities say mohamed abrini admitted that he is the person in surveillance video seen next to the suicide bombers in the brussels airport. mohamed abrini is also linked to the paris attacks last november. he was caught on a gas station security camera with terror suspect salah abdeslam two days before the coordinated massacre in the french capital. >> mohamed abrini is one of four men charged in belgium at participating in terrorist acts. thirty-two people died last month at the airport and at a brussels subway station. >> authorities say one of the
attack. attack. belgian police carried out more raids saturday as they look for additional accomplishes and belgian police carried out more raids saturday as they look for additional accomplishes and worked to counter fears criticism. they have not done enough to battle terrorism. cbs news, london. >> the u.s. air force u.s. air force says it deployed b-52 bombers to the mideast. it is the first time the heavy bombers will be based in the region since the 1991 gulf war when they operated from saudi arabia. this time they believe based in qatar -- they will join a multinational coalition carrying out air strikes in -- against the islamic state targets in syria and iraq. a new jersey father fatally shot by police. friends and family want to know why. a memorial was set up for diahlo grant, the father of six. and another on the way. he was killed yesterday morning and brunswick during a shootout with two police officers from the neighboring franklin township. middlesex county prosecutors say the officers first came across diahlo grant when he was walking in franklin township. officials say the officers followed him across the town border and that is when gunfire erupted. >> we heard five gunshots. we looked outside. by that time, it was surrounded by cops. they closed off the roads. >> investigators say diahlo grant was wanted for nonpayment of child support and a probation violation on a drug charge. no word yet on what caused the shootout. and a driver that slammed his car into a man writing a scooter in queens. the car burst into flames after the accident yesterday morning in glendale. investigators say the car hit the scooter head-on after swerving onto the eastbound lanes on cooper avenue. a 21-year-old victim is hospitalized in critical condition. charges against 38-year-old roberto lovo -- include driving while repaired from alcohol. the search is on for the man who police say robbed a woman in brooklyn. police released this photo of
was getting off of a bus bus in front of brookdale hospital when a man grabbed her wallet and took off. it happened march 28. investigators say he then used her credit card to make a purchase at a nearby walgreens. >> thank you. police are investigating another slashing in the city. this one in the bronx. up next, the clues they are hoping will lead them to the slasher. he was a passenger in the backseat. it shook our family to the core. >> the law this father is hoping will crack down on distracted driving. >> and it is more than a calorie counter. why one man says the fit it -- sits bit saved his life. a lot more sunshine to end or weekend. we do have what weather to discuss in the extended forecast. details coming up.
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he claims the door which left a gap of at least a foot remained closed for at least 45 minutes. police are what -- police released a surveillance video of a slashing sub -- subject. the woman was having an argument with two people. a 21-year-old woman flashed her across the face with a knife. and then an unidentified man slasher across the ne cat -- neck. three new york city firefighters are facing charges after a bar brawl near citi field. police say the three off-duty said -- off-duty police officers got into a fight at mcfadden's restaurant and saloon saloon. this happened after the mets home opener on friday. all three are charged with assault and disorderly conduct. one of them was also charged with resisting arrest. a new jersey man is healthy today apparently saved by his fitbit.
seizure -- suffered a seizure. doctors detected an irregular heartbeat. they then checked his fitbit and found a heart problem was not a chronic condition that started with a seizure. that allowed them to make the proper decisions for treatment. it is believed to be the first time a fitness tracker has been used this way. i did not know it would save your life. i do have one. >> i don't. >> it is cool -- the stuff it teaches you beyond how many steps you take. it tells you your heart rate. >> and it could potentially save your life. very nice. it is 6:13 a.m. let's go over to vanessa murdock and see what the latest is with the forecast. >> we can say goodbye to the snow. no more mentioning of snow. >> doing us a favor. it is april 10. >> taking some snow out of the forecast.
no snow in the forecast moving forward. what we do have is sunshine and rain to discuss for the start of the work week. live outside right now from high atop the empire state building, 32 degrees. mostly clear. a breezy northwest wind at 13. wind chills in the teens and 20s. another cold start to the day. not the record-breaking start going to see. that is good news. it is still very chilly. it will remain chilly today. it will be sunny. and it will be dry. what weather returns tomorrow. on a small-scale. tuesday, it is going to be especially soggy. lingering wet weather looks to be hanging around until wednesday. the temperature trend -- yesterday 43. well below the norm. some saw snow. many of us saw a rain. it was a cool and damp day. today, 47 degrees. we take up the wet weather. we bring in the sunshine.
later today as the storm system approaches. it warms us that. tomorrow, 58. tuesday, 56. this is where we should be. mid to upper 50s right now. on the vortex satellite and radar, just a few clouds overhead. generally speaking, we stay that way for much of the day. then an approaching storm system will bring more clouds as the day progresses. this is the system that impacts the forecast monday. especially tuesday. it could even linger into wednesday as well. bringing us wet weather and be soggy. hour. today, looking good. just a few thin clouds. overnight, clouds. then we see showers around. could be a little bit of a wintry mix well north of the city tomorrow morning. monday. as we make our way into tuesday, the story changes.
we're talking about a soggy stretch for much of the day tuesday. wednesday, we could still see the wet weather linger a bit. we are not looking at a completely dry wednesday. today, ballpark forecast as the mets take on the phillies, 45 degrees. a lot of sunshine. some clouds. wind out of the west. forty-seven this afternoon. on the chilly side. at least it is bright. wind out of the northwest early and becoming southwesterly at 10 up to 15 miles per hour. overnight tonight, 40 degrees. the clouds get more thick. showers north of the city. a wintry mix possible. 58 degrees by tomorrow afternoon. mostly cloudy. with the opportunity for a few showers. getting soggy to stay with a high of 56. wednesday, 55. we could have lingering wet weather early. skies will start to clear. right now thursday, friday and saturday looking pretty awesome.
everybody that it could change. one of the models wants to keep an area of low pressure hanging out on the coast, which would mean a very bleak end of the week as well. >> for now, we're holding onto the sunshine. because it is sunday. we want to keep an optimistic outlook. >> very nice. not a good start for baseball. a question people are asking themselves. why buy when you can rent? >> that has always pretty much been true when it comes to apartments and cars. now it is possible to rent some very unusual items. >> from bikes, to books, to cars and clothes. >> if i can rent or borrow, i will. >> everything seems to be for rent. >> if you are not going to use something more than once, why pay full price? >> renting is a top consumer trend for 2016 according to a marketing experts. they say it is about today's lifestyle.
>> you can use rent to the runway. >> if you need space, you can rent a backyard. >> you can rent a lot of things he would not dream of renting. >> you have heard of air bnb -- or how about air pnp were you can rent a bathroom. like in busy cities were a bathroom is hard to find. there are usually dozens for rent in new orleans along the mardi gras parade route. >> you can even rent a casket in pittsburgh. it is $890 compared to buying one for a couple of thousand. it is an option for somebody wants to be cremated but also once a viewing. >> we use it a few times. and then we are able to use that casket and present it to families at a deep bargain rate. >> renting as possible and popular with poland -- with millennials.
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>> the thought -- the family says the driver that caused a car crash initially wheel. there was a lot of phone activity. >> what angers the family is that they had to do the investigating. >> we subpoenaed the phone records through our own civil lawsuit. what we learned from that was that the police were not to blame for this. that there is no police protocol in place to investigate phones at the scene of a collision. >> they are trying to change that with evan's law. they introduced the bipartisan bill which would create a protocol for police and allow them immediate access to driver's cell phones. >> they would be able to obtain the cell phone with the new technology. >> much like a breathalyzer detects whether a driver is drunk, a so-called "textalizer" would determine if a person was on the phone at the time of a crash. >> this tech company confirms they are developing it.
privacy concerns. lieberman has been working with them. >> scanning devices will not look at content, only usage. there will not be any text conversations or pictures. >> the purpose of this bill is to help police with the investigation after a crash. the hope is that this will also ask -- act as a deterrent. >> making someone think -- if this happens to me, i will >> most important way, lieberman says they are trying to make sure no other family cbs2 news. >> if the bill passes, new york would become the first state to use such technology. unknown at this time. it is 6:24 a.m. cycling for a cause. dozens of cyclists take off from connecticut to the nation's capital. lawmakers. and bruce think --
"by -- " b "word. a live look outside. times square looks kind of empty. >> i wonder why. look at the temperature. >> 6:26 a.m. 32 degrees. april 10. baseball is underway. the yankees faced off against the tigers yesterday. >> everybody was bundled up. >> here is the sports update. >> frigid conditions continue at citi field. it kept david right out of the mets lineup. dealing with spinal stenosis. they say he will sit on cold nights for the mets will be careful with him. expect him to set more often. with the starting rotation of all of these young guns and flamethrowers, how about this player. he does not like any popularity with the fans.
everything he does. great except for this. too much for ryan howard -- only run allowed in six innings. and the mets scrap together three hits. and -- a 1-nothing show that loss at citi field. the yankees against a former met -- mike cold front, leaving new york. he has gone 11-27 with a 4.94era. that is alex rodriguez knocking out his first of the season -- 12 away from 700. the tigers were desperate for help. loaded the bases. and he unloads them. a bases clearing triple. by the fifth, he is gone. so is carlos beltran. and 8-4 -- getting the win.
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good morning. just after 6:30 a.m., sunday, i'm andrea grymes. >> the top stories ahead. first vanessa murdock is here forecast. we have had enough of winter. >> talk to old man winter about that. i can do anything about it. >> put in a good word. >> they do not have the winter. what i do have is the forecast. morning. some may describe it as frigid with wind chills in the teens and 20s. these are the actual temperatures. thirty-two in the city. wind chills making it feel like 14 in liberty. in the city, it feels like 26. on the vortex satellite and radar, mainly clear skies out there. truly will be a beautiful bright end to the weekend. just not a warm end to the weekend. we anticipate warming into the mid-40s today. that is 10 to 15 degrees below seasonable.
we will have a mixture of sunshine and clouds by this afternoon. ultimately, a much more pleasant portion of the weekend as compared to yesterday. coming up, i will have the full forecast. we will talk about warmer temperatures and wet weather returning. now to campaign 2016. the new york state primary is just over a week away. this is bernie sanders and ted cruz picking up wins in the west. >> bernie sanders beat hillary clinton in wyoming. and in colorado, ted cruz slept donald trump and john kasich by picking up all 34 delegates. we have the latest. >> good morning. nine days left for new yorkers to cast votes, our area getting a lot of attention from the presidential candidates were looking to secure new delegates. >> in the race for the democratic nomination, it is a battle for home turf between bernie sanders and former new
at a rally in queens, sanders broke in with big news for his campaign. >> we just won wyoming [ cheering ] >> he stopped by the apollo theater where he has won eight of the last nine contests for delegates, still trailing clinton but gaining momentum. clinton spending time this weekend in her adopted home state, stopping by juniors cheesecake in downtown brooklyn and at a rally at sunset park. >> i think new york values are good for america. >> on the republican side, ted cruz coming off of a major win in colorado. cracking jokes at a rally in nevada. >> the democratic field right now consists of a wild eyed socialist with ideas that are dangerous for america and the world, and bernie sanders. >> donald trump has stayed relatively quiet since his loss
on saturday, he took time to visit the national september 11 memorial museum and donated $100,000, passing on the chance to speak with media. john kasich stopped in working class. >> trying to play by the rules and get somewhere -- we just want to believe the system is fair. >> new yorkers make their vote count in the primary april 19. >> and haiti crews will be stopping for her husband and walk -- and long island. rochester. bernie sanders will be at coney island. he and john kasich are set to appear on face the nation here on cbs. >> we're inching closer to the primary that takes place april 19. for the first time since the gulf war, u.s. b-52 bombers are heading to the middle east. the long-range bombers will be based in qatar and will join a multinational coalition
against the islamic state targets in syria and iraq. new video of the deadly fire that has claimed more than 100 lives. another 200 were injured when a temple burst into flames in the southern state of kerala. it caused a fire after a spark from a fireworks display ignited another set of fireworks. huge flames quickly engulfed the building trapping people inside. at home, an investigation is underway in the bronx after a man was fatally stabbed at a park party. section. he was taken to a hospital where he died. no arrests have been made. police in the bronx are looking for a slashing suspect. assaulted a 19-year-old woman. police say a 19-year-old woman was having a verbal dispute they say 21-year-old woman slashed her across the face
an unidentified man slashed her across the neck. a woman was caught. the man is at large. a woman was treated for non- life-threatening injuries. a new jersey father was fatally shot by police. friends and family want to know why. a memorial was set yesterday for 27-year-old diahlo grant, the father of six with another on the way. he was killed early yesterday morning in new brunswick. during a shootout with two police officers from neighboring franklin township. the middlesex county prosecutor says the officers first came across diahlo grant when he was walking in franklin township. officials say the officers followed him across the town border and that is one gunfire erupted. >> we just heard five gunshots gunshots. we came and looked outside. it was surrounded by cops. >> investigators say diahlo grant was wanted for nonpayment of child support and a probation violation on a drug charge. no word on what caused -- provoked the shooting. 26 gun control advocates
they are calling for tougher gun laws honoring the 26 children and six educators murdered in the 2012 sandy hook elementary school shootings. the ride's is expected to last four days. >> we will continue this fight for as long as it takes. and work just as these bicycle riders do, to keep moving forward, so we have a safer america. >> upon arrival on the nation's capital, the cyclists plan to deliver a petition signed by 38,000 people that calls on congress to make it more difficult to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. a new jersey police officer is getting an emotional thank you from the son of a woman who he saved. >> he is in the business of saving lives. >> it was an emotional first meeting between officer brian stockbine and the son of a woman he saved march 8. officer brian stockbine got a call about a woman who appeared to
her burlington county home. he started giving her cpr. after three minutes, she started breathing. the 69-year-old told police that her husband tried to kill her and he was arrested on several charges including first- degree criminal attempted homicide. >> my family is forever grateful. >> so proud to be a police officer and to work for this department. it reminded me why i wanted to do this job. >> a week later, officer brian stockbine responded to a call about another woman not breathing. he gave her cpr and she lived. on march 17, officer brian stockbine responded to a car crash and saved an unconscious man who was having a diabetic attack from inside of a smoke- filled car. he says he is no hero. >> we don't do this job to be
i love being a police officer. >> officer brian stockbine was named the township's officer of the month. and the upcoming garden of dreams talent show -- with rehearsals in full swing. [ singing ] . >> more than 100 participated in the show. monday evening admit -- at radio city music hall. the event his children a chance to showcase their talents. i would not picture myself doing this in a million years. if you think something is impossible, just keep it possible. >> the talent show celebrates a decade of dreams. later in the newscast, we will be joined with a performance. >> so cool to get the opportunity to perform at radio city music hall.
>> we look forward to seeing them later in the show. he went for a pick me up and got a let down. with one starbucks customers steaming. >> coffee talk with actor hugh jackman. what he says he gets complemented on, most days. >> a new jersey boy living with autism is on a mission. vanessa murdock shows us how he is trying to pay it forward. looking good today. what does. weather weathered -- wet weather to discuss for the start of the work week. we will have warmer weather as well. the forecast is coming up. t mt ard twk.nogesur-st00eginrn tanphe
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the law prohibits transgender people from using public bathrooms that do not match the gender listed on their birth certificate. a congressman who supports the law is slamming springsteen. he says, i consider this a bully tactic. a starbucks order with an extra shot of mean. a customer at a starbucks near jacksonville says he ordered a white mocha only to find an unwelcome message attached. the coffee cup label said -- diabetes, here i, ". >> the customer says it was hurtful because his two sisters suffer from type one diabetes. a store manager promised to investigate. the customer says he does not need an apology just a reassurance that it won't happen to anyone else. >> if you follow our friend alice gainer on twitter -- she always posts how have starbucks gets her name wrong.
wrong. >> yes. and a look at what is in store today. >> it is april. feeling more like early march. that kind of weather. it will be 10 degrees below the norm all. we will see some sunshine. what i love about today is it will not be warm. but it will be bright and beautiful. so that, i appreciate. our weather watchers are talking about wind chills this morning. despite temperatures in the 30s and 20s, it feels like teens and 20s. let's check in with this area here. not that one. let's see if we can get that back. i'm going to give up.
from david -- there we go. 32 degrees right now. this reading from david taylor in new jersey, 12 mile-per-hour wind. wind chills there in the 20s. now let's get the actual list up. when chills in the 20s. feels like 25. north of the city, it feels like teens. let's take you live outside. a beautiful live picture from on top the empire state building. a cold start. northwest wind at 14. it is blue skies. nice today. but chilly. that is what you should expect. not as cold overnight tonight. we will see thick clouds and a passing shower possible tomorrow with highs 10 degrees warmer then they will be today. and then steady rain likely tuesday that could linger into wednesday. the satellite and radar picture showing clear skies overhead. high-pressure dominating the forecast.
make our way into the work week. low-pressure approaching from the west gives us showers in our direction tomorrow. some steady rain and play tuesday. here is what is happening. today, the better half of the weekend. high-pressure in place. we will see the sun. but we have temperatures below seasonable today. tomorrow, passing showers. an area of low pressure approaches. wind out of the southwest and we will warm up into the mid to upper 50s. tuesday, it is time to make sure the umbrella is handy. we expect periods of rain, possibly heavy at times. the front is so slow-moving -- that this will be an all-day event. were we could see periods of rain on and off throughout the entirety of the day. they may very well linger into wednesday. today, none of that. sunshine and clouds. not very warm. wind out of the northwest, becoming southwesterly this afternoon at 10 to 15 miles per
overnight tonight, increasing clouds. bottoming out at 40 in the city. closer to seasonable. tomorrow, mostly cloudy. a few showers. a high of 58. it will be much warmer tomorrow. wind out of the southwest at 10 up to 20. a breezy start to the work week. as we look beyond, tuesday, 56 on soggy. wednesday, lingering wet weather. 55 degrees. i think the wet weather will linger. thursday, friday and saturday, looking good at this point in time. however, i do want to say that we're tracking the potential of a low-pressure system lingering off the coast for thursday, friday and saturday which could completely change the game at the end of the work week -- with a bleak end to the work week. >> more rain, cloud cover and
right now, it is looking good. >> cold today but sunny. >> bundle up at citi field. >> absolutely. right around 46 degrees at game start. now we want to turn to a story. a new jersey boy with autism says his service dog has made an incredible difference in his life. now he wants to pay it forward. but first, needs to raise $50,000. >> lucas wiener says his service dog, is the color of darth vader and his best friend. they go everywhere together. >> stores, parks, vacation. >> before the dog stood by his side, a few of those activities were possible for lucas. he lives with autism. >> lucas was not sleeping or eating. when we went out in public, he would tend to wander. we were at the airport one time and we turned around and could not find him. he was outside. it was a wake-up call. one of the reasons we got the dog.
lucas's parents describe life as fantastic. >> the stress is gone our end and his as well because he knows his friend is with him. >> the dog has been such a force of good that he wants to help another kid get a service dog. and with help from his folks, set up a gofundme page. so far he has raised nearly $6500. but it is not enough. >> it costs $50,000 to train a service dog. but for the family, it is free. >> what is that for? >> healing autism. >> if there was ever a kid that could raise $50,000, i would say lucas is the kid. so full of love. so happy. so understanding of what this dog means of him. >> he is continually asking, how much? anymore? >> lucas would see another --
child benefit. >> and by ensuring that he has a dog by his side too. >> as of this morning, the gofundme at page -- page has raised more than $11,000. there are 24 children waiting according to the company. >> switch -- such a sweet little boy wanting to pay it forward. >> according to his parents, he has been wanting them to help him. he is really gung ho. lucas wiener searching for more help. keep getting those numbers up. maybe give that up to $50,000 a dog can be devoted to another child. and the rangers with a postseason advantage. >> here is steve overmyer. >> frigid conditions continuing at citi field. that is what kept david wright out of the lineup.
the mets will be very careful with him this year. expect them to sit more often. with the starting rotation of these young guns, how about bartolo cologne -- he does not lack in popularity. he is an entertainer. puts everything into what he does. he was great except for this. too much for ryan howard. the only read aloud in six innings which should have been fine but the mets only scrape together three hits and a 1-0 shutout loss at citi field. the yankees against mike pelfrey. since leaving new york, he has gone 11 and 27 with an era of near five. that is alex rodriguez knocking out his first of the season. twelve away from 700. the tigers were desperate for help on the back end of the rotation. that is why mike pelfrey is there. he loaded the cases. and then elsberry unloads them. a bases clearing triple. by this is, mike pelfrey gone.
the bombers clobbering the tigers 8-4, getting the victory. >> the rangers and islanders in a fight to the finish. third place and wild-card on the line. more important, it is going to be -- who will have to go through the penguins and the capitals. fans would prefer the wild-card for the rangers because it means they would open up against the panthers instead. but the sentiment has not reached of the locker room. kevin hayes gets the go-ahead goal. and then 31 saves for the rangers -- and taking down the red wings. afterwards, the coach said, we are playing to when. -- playing to win. >> the islanders could actually pass them in the standings. they need three points in the last two games. they got one point last night in the loss to the sabres in overtime. so a win over the flyers today is and they get the three seed. augusta national will test the most skilled golfers.
wings come through, this is almost impossible. and setting up for an eagle here here. all eyes on jordan spieth and rory mcllroy. that have accounted for four of the last six majors. five off the lead. could have been worse. jordan spieth has had his moments in another round where he was forced to scramble. regardless, jordan spieth goes in today's round with a one- stroke lead at three under par. final-round coverage on cbs. for cbs2 sports, i'm steve overmyer. have a good day. ? (it guy) yup, it's our entire network. aintenance guy) should you be doing that? (it guy) nope! (maintenance guy) well, you could play a new york lottery scratch-off game. that's how i break the routine around here thout making our entire network collapse. (it guy) good point. can i have one?
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