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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, september 2nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking for the first time in nearly 11 years, a hurricane roars on to florida's shore. hurricane hermine made landfall just hours ago. a look at the impact this morning and for the rest of the weekend as the system gets set to slam the east coast. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
hit florida in more than ten years stormed ashore early this morning. the eye of hurricane hermine made landfall on florida's gulf coast 50 miles east of panama city with dangerous storm surge 12 feet and ten inches of rain is raising fears of widespread flooding. high water has already forced evacuations and in some coastal communities, residents had to be rescued. there are power outages and downed trees and tornado warnings have been posted throughout north florida. our orlando station wkmg is in shell point beach. what is happening there? >> reporter: we are, right now, in the eye of the storm. even though it's still raining and we are getting some strong wind gusts, it's fairly calm what we have seen throughout the night and particular before hermine made landfall. the worst we saw was 10:30 and
first eye wall where the rain was going horizontally and strong wind gusts knocking down palm trees and tornado warnings just to our north. but what surprised me was the storm surge, that flooding you were talking about was getting ready for an 11:00 live shot. i looked up and i saw a garbage can floating down the road and probably why the state official have the people in this county and on the gulf coast all along evacuate because of the storm surge that are coming. again, right now, we are in this weird eye of the storm and we have a whole other side of hermine to see. >> in regards to that, what are officials expecting with this next wave? >> that's a good question. i actually had two county deputies stop by to check in on us because we are pretty much the only people out there and i asked what happens once you have that first wave? really, it's a lot of the same
what we have noticed for that first storm surge i was talking about right before hermine made landfall where we had all of this flooding come in, well, now we are going to see all of that come out which is going to be some great news because the storm surge is going to be one major issue and who knows what we are going to see once the sun comes up the next few hours. >> stay safe nadine. thank you so much. >> thank you. landfall, florida governor rick scott made certain residents knew how dangerous hermine could be. >> we are going to have storm surge, wind, rain. we are going to have flooding. all of this together and parts of it by itself are life-threatening. >> meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says after hermine leaves florida, it will continue to pack a punch as it heads up the east coast.
large impact and that is going to include many more people up and down the east coast. here is a look at the latest track. just along the coastline. it moves up through the carolinas and then it's going to move just out to sea as we head into the weekend. this is the tricky part of the forecast. the cone becomes a big circle as we head into sunday and monday. the reason for that is it's going to run up into an area of high pressure and stop. and so it stalls here off the jersey shore. slowly weakens over time but the a big impact on the oceans and coastal erosion. so, number one, we have got a lot of heavy rainfall. flooding potential through georgia, south carolina and columbia area and up across eastern north cool and tide water area could see inches of tropical heavy rain. the system will stall out and jersey shore, wind gusts 60 miles an hour across the atlantic and leading to power outages and very rough storm.
several days of onshore flow so we could see very significant coastal erosion from long island, the jersey shore, down to maryland and virginia coastline, as well as delaware. and so this storm could really chew up a lot of the beaches this labor day weekend. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. >> we will have the latest on hurricane hermine and its track coming up on "cbs this morning." san francisco quarterback colin kaepernick showed wearing socks with pigs dressed in police hats. on twitter he says it represents rogue cops who put officers and other people at risk. a teammate last night joined him in his protest of american justice. ? what so proudly we hailed ? >> reporter: 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick, once again,
star-spangled banner and moments after the stadium's annual salute to the military. his actions first captured attention last week when he stayed seated during the national anthem and another preseason game. protesting what he calls oppression of minorities in america. >> people are dying in vain because this can you not isn't holding their end of the bargain up as far as, you know, giving freedom and justice and liberty to everybody. >> reporter: last month, kaepernick also wore socks that depict pigs uniforms. fans at thursday night's game had plenty to say about kaepernick's political activist. >> kaepernick, don't ever disrespect my flag or country or anybody who is ever in the service ever again, brother. >> he did a huge thick by speaking out and that is acknowledging something that is in this country and has been for a long time. >> reporter: kaepernick has vowed to indefinitely continue his protest, but the question is will he get the chance?
49ers may cut kaepernick from the team's roster because of his performance on the field. chris martinez, cbs news, san diego. last night in oakland, seattle seahawks cornerback jeremy lane also sat on the bench during the playing of the national anthem. donald trump says a lot of people didn't quite understand part of his immigration speech, but some hispanic trump supporters feel betrayed. and vice president biden says trump doesn't understand working class people. >> tis silver spoon in his mouth and now he is choking on because his foot is in his mouth, along with his spoon. >> reporter: also campaigning in ohio, donald trump stuck to his trademark issue -- immigration. >> we are going to build a wall. mexico is going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: after a closed door meeting with mexican president pena nieto on wednesday, trump gave a hardline speech. >> anyone who has entered the
>> reporter: up to half of trump's hispanic advisory council have quit or say they will quit after listening to his speech. some say they were disgusted. >> it was the tone and dehumanizing and unrealistic idea of self-deportation. >> reporter: there is also controversy about details of wednesday's meeting. president pena nieto claims he clearly told trump that mexico has no intention of paying for a wall. trump says payment wasn't discussed. >> when he sat down looked president pena nieto in the eye, he didn't have the guts to bring that up. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is now going after trump in arizona as well. >> when mexico sends its people, they are bringing drugs, they are bringing crime. >> reporter: the campaign announced it is spending $6 million to air this ad in the state. it may take a while before engineers figure out what caused a spacex rocket to explode on a
yesterday morning's blast occurred just before a routine test and could be felt miles away. spacex said the probably originated in the upper space fuel tank and nobody was injured. and one in africa was also destroyed. >> it was a major loss for the owner. that was a 195 satellite. that was destroyed. >> even before yesterday's massive explosion, nasa said it expected delays in the commercial launch of manned flights. dallas police chief david brown didn't say why he was retiring but the mayor says brown was not being forced out. brown, who will be 56 this year, is stepping down two months after a sniper killed five dallas police officers. he was praised for his leadership following the attack. yesterday on the police department blog, brown wrote, let's always remember the fallen
officers on july 7th, 2016, and the brave men and women of the dallas police department for their sacrifices to keep dallas safe. their memory will remain with us forever. the dissendents of slaves that georgetown university sold to pay of identities debts will get permission from the jesuit school. the slaves were sent to plantations in maryland a louisiana. the university will reach out to their descendents and they will get the same advantage as people whose parents or grandparents attended the school. brock turner, the former stanford swimmer convicted guilty of sexually assaulting a girl will get out of jail. critics denounced the sentence as too lenient. the judge who sentenced turner
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breaking news this morning. hurricane hermine is pounding florida's northern gulf coast. the category one storm made landfall early this morning with projections putting the east while the eye of the storm made landfall near st. marks, gulf coast cities further to the south felt the storm's wrath. by mid-day, treasure eyelid streets were under several inches of water. in nearby largo, heavy rain and powered rain over drainage systems and sending sewage spilling into the streets. and south of sarasota, high surf and pounding waves destroyed
walls to their limit as hermine skirted the coast. in the fog of war against zika mosquitoes, some innocent victims. insecticide spraying killed 2 million bees. county officials issued a notice. the spraying was ordered after four zika cases were report north of charleston but those patients got the virus while traveling, not from mosquitoes in the area. melania trump got an apology and retraction from a tabloid and a deadly month for chicago. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "chicago tribune" reports that this could be the city's worst year ever for homicide. 90 people were killed in august alone. chicago's deadliest month in more than 20 years. there have been 472 homicide this year. one less than all of 2015! police blame the spread of guns and light sentencing of offends.
is headed to prison more than four years. he pleaded guilty in may of victimizing about a hundred people, including a associates of former president george w. bush. the daily mail of britain retracted an article it published last month about melania trump. the story cited a book that said she once worked at a modeling agency that was an escort service. the paper says it mentioned the allegations only to gauge their impact on her husband's presidential campaign. signature style. steve jobs' famous black
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early this morning, hurricane hermine made landfall on florida's gulf coast, coming ashore about 15 miles east of panama city. hermine, with 80-mile-per-hour sustained wind, is the first hurricane to hit florida in more than ten years. heavy ra a dangerous storm surge up to 12 feet is expected to swamp the coast. there are power outages and downed stres. tornado warnings have been posted throughout northern florida. hermine is supposed to track up the east coast over the weekend. as we told you earlier, georgetown university is owning up to its role in slavery and now plans to atone for it.
washington. >> reporter: georgetown, founded in 1789, is the ole catholic jesuit university in the united states. it has an endowment of $1.5 billion now but in 1838, the deputy was deep in debt and sold 72 slaves to stay open. today, the president dejoya apologized. >> we will seek forgiveness for our participation in the institution of slavery. >> reporter: last year, created a committee to explain how the university to atone for its slavery past. in july, he told cbs news why. >> in this moment in america, we are living with the fact that we never ameliorated the original evil of slavery. >> reporter: the university says it will give prefereit's estimae
descendents who get the same special look as alumni and donors. karen royal, one of the descendants, called it a good first step. >> our country is torn apart by racial strife right now and georgetown, a jesuit university, is the potential person to lead the charge with us. >> reporter: the university is creating an institute to study slavery's legacy and building a memorial and renaming two buildings, one for a run away slave named isaac. the university still has a dollar reward notice for his capture. for descendants like cheryl and her brother john living in louisiana, georgetown's push for answers has solved a mystery for her family. >> not having your history is something that we have lived with. b but, in reality, it stays with you. who are you and who were you when you were a bond, a whisper, a thought. >> reporter: racial tensions across the campus and the country the recent years