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an emotional weekend for the kennedy family and for a lot of family across the country. joining us now is ted kennedy's niece, kathleen kennedy townsend. good morning. >> hi, harry, how are you? >> i'm well. tell me your best memory of your
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uncle ted. >> there are so many memories of him both political and personal. you know, i'm always touched by the fact that on the day that my cousin, teddy, who lost his leg, it was my wedding day and i had asked whether i should, you know, postpone my wedding because it was so traumatic for our family. he said in and he came and picked me up at my mother and father's house and walked me down the aisle and during the time talked about his own wedding and what a wonderful time that can be. and he was in the most tough, difficult moment for his own self, he was trying to be helpful and open and positive if me. and i think that is really a metaphor for what did he throughout his life. he's had a terrible, personal tough times and yet he was always out there helping others.
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>> you're my age, which means you're old enough to remember when teddy and bobby and jfk were all alive as brothers together. >> well, what i really remember is them together is primarily in hyannis port when there was so many touch football games, which was great fun. or going sailing. i remember sailing with my uncle teddy and my father and we were in a race and i was -- with the three of us and i was the ballast, which for those who aren't the sale ares means i was just dead weight. just getting wet for four straight hours. but what i also remember during those times, not only sort of the fun family times, but obviously the sense of public life and that you gave back to the cup. my father was doing the
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hearings, teddy ran for senate in 1962, we remember that, and he was just running on his name and i think my father, attorney general, because of his brother being president, but the point was you're given opportunities and then what do you make of those tumopportunities. an i think what we saw over the last few days is that people said ted kennedy, why not how you got to be senator, but when you were there, you did more than any other senator in american history. >> i've got 20 seconds left. does a kennedy belong in your uncle's old senate seat actual? actually, i have five seconds left. >> i think teddy kennedy gave much to our country. i think if my brother, joe, wanted to run, i think he's he'd put up a great race and be a great senator, but there t. there are a lot of people who can carry on senator kennedy's lega legacy. >> kathleen, thank you so much.
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welcome back to the early show oig. it is a happy show because harry is back. i missed you. >> i missed being here. i missed you, too. and julie. >> now the gang's all back together and coming up, we have a lot of information for you. the school is back in session at a lot of colleges and already we're seeing reports of hundreds of cases of h1n1 flu on campus. and it could get even worse. we'll tell you what schools are doing differently to teach
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children about this. and we'll talk it to two fishermen who are very happy to be alive. they spent eight days hanging on to the boat which capsized in the gulf of mexico. it's being called a miracle at sea. but first, one of the many people who are grateful that jaycee dugard was found alive after being kidnapped 18 clears ago is sue bush, jaycee's former fifth grade teacher. she joins us from nevada. good morning. tell me about jaycee. what do you remember what she was like as an 11-year-old girl? >> jaycee was absolutely delightful. she was always happy, she had a smile on her face. sparkly eyes. well liked by all the kids in the room. >> it comes across in the pictures that we're looking at of her had, but, sue, what do you remember about that horrible day that she was kidnapped and how did you learn about her
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kidnapping? >> well, you know, i actually learned about it after i arrived -- i was at school already, i telled to go tended early. and somewhere between 8:00 or 9:00, i got the call to come down to the office and that's when i found out about jaycee. and i just want to let you and everybody and jaycee know that the entire community, her family, her friends, her classmates, her teacher, never, ever forgot her or gave up the hope that she would come back some day. >> so this day is just wonderful news after waiting 18 years. >> oh, absolutely. >> but, sue, what do you remember telling your students about this whole kidnapping case and what did the students say about her abduction? >> a lot of the kids already knew about it out on the yard because some of the children had actually witnessed the abduction because they were on the way to the same bus stop.
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>> what did they say about what they saw? like how did jaycee react to being snatched? >> jaycee did everything she was supposed to do. she screamed and she kicked. we had had a d.a.r.e. training weeks prior and she did exactly what she was supposed to do that morning. she fought off her attackers. >> amazing. sue bush, thank you for sharing your memory and your thoughts with us. want to turn to our other guests. robin tax is a former wlaenks county deputy district attorney and the author of predator respect and child molesters. first of all, let's talk about the staff. how many registered sex offen r offenders are out there? there. >> there are about 500,000 registered sex offenders actually out there. that's only the people that are actually registered.
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those aren't the people who are sex offenders who have yet to be convicted or awaiting trial or have never everyone ben been ar. so the numbers are a little misleading. >> what's the number who actually slip through the cracks then? >> there is about 100,000 people that slip through the cracks. and that means that they fail to register. those are ones that we though about and who aren't keeping up with what they're supposed to do who aren't registering or maintaining their address. >> so there's so many out there. parents are probably panicking right now hearing these numbers. what's the first step a parent should take to keep their kids safe? >> as i mention in my book, i talk about how we should take advantage of teachable moments. we should look at an opportunity, a silver lining in the case of jaycee, and remember that we really need to have the safety conversations with our kids all the time. but in addition, the registered sex offender list is something that everybody can access. it's free, it's easy, you you
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can google sex offender and it's right there. and look by address. and everyone should look to see who is living in their neighborhood, who is living near their schools, who is living near their grand pashtss' homes or caretakers homes and not just look at the list as, okay, these are people that exist, but actually go into the list, take a glance at the picture, be familiar with who you may be looking for, but also look at the crime for which they're convicted. many times the registry will have on the list what is actually the case in phillip garrido's situation that it was listed that he had been convicted in a prior case for kidnap and for on rape. and if you have that rape there, this is something different than just unlawful sex or statutory rape situation. this is someone swwho is a violt predator. >> if a child is being snatched, what do you tell your child that he or she should do? >> exactly what jaycee did did, the screaming and kicking is definitely something you want to do. you want to do something to put
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off the at takingers and yell for help. but not just help with the word help, but use the word fire. and at all costs to try not to get into the car if at all possible. everything's about buying time, not necessarily winning the fight. it's giving you a moment maybe gouging out with keys or using your fingers or taking an elbow to push someone away just to buy that couple extra seconds to run away. >> robin sax, thank you so much. now let's head back to new york and get another check of the weather and say good morning to ira joe fisher. good morning. good morning. well, you'll see some sunny skies and hot temperatures in interior california. in the nation's middle, it will it will feel like the last day of august or something. and some showers will bub bell up over the rockies and it will continue to be rather soggy in the southeastern part of the country. but from the tennessee valley into the great lakes and extending over into the
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northeastern part of nation, temperatures climbing up into the 70s and parts of the great lakes only in that's your latest weather. now back over to harry. the coast guard abandoned the search, but three fishermen lost at sea for more than a week never gave up. we'll speak to a couple of these guys in just a couple minutes rit here on "the early show." discover gives you a cash back bonus on every single purchase.
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at sea. more than a week ago, three texas fishermen headed in to the gulf of mexico where they should not encountered major trouble. hair 23-foot boat capsized and they were forced to spend the night next to eight days struggling to survive and as they clung on to the boat with only crackers and gum to sustain them. then on saturday, they were found by another boater more than 180 miles from shore. joining us now from blessing, texas are two of the three rescued fishermen, james phillips and curt hall. good morning, gentlemen. >> good morning. >> so you guys are going out to fish, you head out, you're out there. when did trouble really strike? james? >> friday. >> friday. >> as soon as we got there. >> as soon as you got out there. there are these pumps that keep the twin hold kind of fishing boat, and the pumps that keep it dry, they stopped working, is
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that right? >> the port side stopped working. the star board, everything was working fine. and i don't know if it shorted out or burnt up or -- it just quit working and filled up the hole. >> so the thing goes over. and then you're left with no power and the most important thing, you might have had crackers, you might have had bubble gum, but you don't survive unless you've got water. what did you do for fresh water shall. >> we had two gallons of water stored in one of the front compartments of the boat and we started with that. and then after we got done to about a gallon and a half, i told curt, i said we got to do a little something more about water. i don't think this will last. and we had a fresh water tank that had 30 gallons of water on it, and i swam down and grabbed the hose and pulled it up. when i turned the nozzle, it was fresh water. and curt grabbed the end and cut it off and suckeded on it and had fresh water.
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so we had 31 gallons of water, so i knew we could last a pretty long time. >> i'll tell what you, here's the other part of this sorry, because there's a massive search going organization airplanes out there, boats going by. i know you guys were not so far from a drilling rig. after it gets to be day three, day four, day five, they finally call off the search. were there moments out there when you thought we're they ever going to get picked up? >> no. never. >> really? >> never. i mean, even though there's thob out there, there's somebody out there and god just watched over us the whole time. i knew we was coming home. >> i imagine there was some serious praying going on. >> oh, huge. you have no idea. you have no idea. >> a lot. >> what did you promise no to ever do again if you came out of this alive in.
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>> we can't ensay that. there's lots of promises made out there, and i'll hold every one of them about. >> well, gentlemen, we are so glad that you're safe and sound and in one piece and it's quite a story to tell and i'm sure it will be told a lot. and get everyone better as the years go on. thank you very, very much for taking the time to be with us. we're glad you're safe and sound. >> thank you. >> thank you. up next, college just started and they're already out breaks of h1n1 flu on campus. we'll tell you all about it wh.. (mom) my son loves chef boyardee.
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yeah, we have a lot of kids live manage close quarter, you've got a perfect preeding ground for an aggressive virus like h1n1. so colleges all across the country are starting to take some extraordinary precautions. some colleges are already seeing an outbreak of swine flu as students turn to the dorms. at the university of kansas, there are 200 suspected cases, 150 at georgia tech. 100 cases at the university of tennessee, and more than 50 cases reported at the university of alabama. >> every time i see somewhere i can wash my hands, i'm pretty careful what i touch. >> reporter: at the university of maryland, students are getting a crash course on hygiene the moment they arrive on campus. >> we want students not to attend class if they're feeling ill. and we have asked them to prepare little food kits for themselves so they have nourishment and fluids and fever medications in their own residences.
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>> reporter: other schools are handing out hand sanitizer, even teaching cough etiquette. >> trying to gel get them to recognize that they need to be prepared. >> reporter: the cdc is recommending that universities promote self-ice wlags. in other words, providing alternate housing for sick students who live some dorms. >> nancy, thank you. coming up, more on jaycee lee due guard, the woman who spent 18 years at the mercy of a kidnapper. her stepfather will be here live with us. you're watching t"the early sho" on cbs. >> announcer: "health watch" red mirk's milk produce producers. got milk? ♪
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she may be back home with her real family, but things are far from normal for jaycee dugard. we'll ask her step tad, carl probyn, about the help jaycee needs to recover from her horrible ordeal. did a football coach push a teenaged player too hard and eventually to his death? >> football is a rough sport and coaches drive their kids hard. >> we'll go inside the fierce debate as the coach goes on trial. and they're the tupperware parties of the new millennium, but nos plastic and a lot more fun. we'll introduce you to cuddle parties. early it this monday morning
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august 31st, 2009. it is the most beautiful morning in new york city. right? it is cool outside, the rains are gone. it feels great. >> can we borrow ira joe fisher's word? >> no. welcome back to the early show. i'm harry smith along with maggie rod gooe regez. julie is in los angeles. good morning again. >> i guess it's getting ready for september, which is tomorrow. you can believe? >> already. yeah. >> seems like a good time to talk about fall fashions and we'll begin our series today with a fabric that never goes out of style, denim. we have jeans this morning for every budget and every figure. also coming up as fall creeps closer and you get busier, we'll show you how to make some wonderful sandwiches
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and salads a that are great for maybe a light dinner or lunch at the office. but before we get to that let's check in with jeff glor at the news desk filling in for russ mitchell. good morning. the largest of california's wildfires is now deadly. two firefighters died yesterday when their truck rolled off a cliff. at least 11 wildfires are burning in the state this morning. the worst is the so-called station fire north of l.a. hattie kaufman is in acton. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. this is a massive fire. it has already consumed 71 square miles an it is still only 5% contained. overnight, more homes were last. >> the homes that were destroyed last night were up in the acton area. this is in addition to the 18 homes and we know there were some additional homes that were destroyed in hidden valley area, as well. we just don't have the number you yet at this point.
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>> a tragic turn of evens here. >> reporter: an inferno that has claimed thousands of acres and now two lives. the two gives were killed when their truck went off a cliff. >> we ask you, please, for for your understanding, for your patience, as we move through this difficult time. >> reporter: the time lapsed tape from youtube shows how in daylight massive smoke plumes bell much and bell low north of downtown l.a. looking more like a volcano than mountains on fire, that is up the sunsets an night reveals the fire below. and in northern california, high winds in the town of auburn sent out of control flames roaring lieu neighborhoods and businesses. dozens were lost. >> our house is gone. >> are you serious? >> i'm standing right there, honey. >> reporter: one of the firefighters who died was a captain who had been a firefighter for more than two
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decades. jeff? >> hattie kaufman in acton. thank you. it is quite a crowd in space this morning. shuttle "discovery" docked at the space station last night. their combined crews total 13 people now. only the second time so many have been in orbit at one time. the gravesite of senator edward kennedy has been open to the public. crowds gathered arrest at arlington national cemetery yesterday to pay their respect and some left flowers to honor his memory. now hear's maggie. jaycee lee dugard is back with her family after being held cap 2i6 18 years. here to tell us how she's doing is her stepfather, carl probyn, and join us live from berkeley, california, twot officers who broke the case wide open, allison jacobs and lisa campbell. the biggest heros in america. good morning to all of you. let me start you with you, karl. i know you spoke with jay so he ig owe stepsister last night. she is with jaycee and the two girls in california. how are they do something. >> they're doing okay.
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step by step, like being on mars. this is a brand nuf situation. it's never happened before. 18 years being gone like this, it's pretty remarkable. >> how has the trance sis been? we talked about that a little bit this morning with an expert, how hard it will be for jaycee and her two daughters who never knew anything about this existence in captivity to kind of get back into society. >> it's going to take a long time. they thought jaycee was her sister. they didn't realize that she had been kidnapped and the national center for missing children is helping coach her and bringing people into help. it will take long time. >> what is their emotional state, what did she tell you? >> i think the girls are okay. they were attacheded to him. they cried when this happened. it's like it's going to take a long time. people say when can you see them. whenly see them? it may be a long time. they don't know who i am. i'd probably scare them.
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so it will take a while. >> i know that there was a break through last night, jaycee knocked on shayna's door? >> that was the day she wanted it duke and started bonding. and my daughter said that she said do you remember me? oh, yeah, we talked a bit about you. u,yo i'm not 'motsh urre if you've seen em,thhe t ctf pith oesthe living conditions. >> iaven't o seen them yet.'t . haven't watched the ne.ws >> well, these wereead relse yesterday, i believe. this is where jaycee wasiv with her captore. i'm sorry, i didn't real wliz that you were purposely staying away from them. >> no it's okay. >> when you take a look at this, the horrible conditions that she had to endure, what comes to your mind? >> she survived. she did what she had to do. >> how did she survive? >> she's just a medical low person. she's easy going and like my daughter now, if that was her,
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she probably wouldn't have made it because she's feisty. jaycee just bonded with this guy and they actually cried when he was captured. so they accepted it. after 18 years, you know, we had her 11 year, they had her 18 year, so they were a family. people have to realize, i don't know how he treated her or whatever, but they were attached to each other. >> and now she's back with her real family and your daughter and jaycee's mother, terry, are changing their lives completely to help her. >> yes. and my wife is the happiest ever in the world right now. >> she's not going back to work is this. >> no. eventually. my daughter is not going to college. she cancel this had semester. >> so they'll dedicate their live 1/00% to jaycee and those girls. >> correct. >> they need that extra attention. >> oh, yeah. she did say the girls were smart. i asked her how are the girls and she goes they're intel xweptd, they're smart. they didn't go to school, but they're okay. they're shy, they're clingy, but
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they're smart. >> i. >> i want to give you an opportunity to say something to allison and lisa whose hunch when they saw this man with the two young girls at the berkeley campus led finally to this reunion with skra see oig. what would you like to say to them? >> i'd like to say thank you for solving this case. you guy disit. the police have missed it, another 16 time, nobody went near the backyard. you guys so muched this this. like i told you earlier, i'm ghg to buy and you box of chocolates. you guys are my here rows. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> allison, lisa, when you saw those two little girls, why did you see the red flag that so many other people had missed? >> years of training and experience, having been a police officer in chicago and various agencies. this is just what we do on a day to day basis. most times other people interacted with them, it was probably on a social level. and that's what we're trained to
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do. >> what was it about those girls that said something is wrong? >> their demeanor wasn't that of regular girls that age. it was more robotic. they were almost in worship of their father. almost like his rantings were just very normal activity for them. so that's why our red flag wepts ents up on that, that what kind of living conditions are they having to deal with. >> it was so wonderful that you finally cracked this case, that investigators now admit they missed opportunities. they pointed the finger at you and made your life incredibly difficult. >> i wouldn't say they pointed the finger, but they definitely -- i took lie detector tests. i noous it was coming, so i accept that. >> do you have any anger towards
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them because you were a suspect for so long? >> no i knew it was part of their job. i wish -- as far as the description of her, the car, it was a random case, you know, so -- >> i know that you want to mention several bogus websites have popped up. >> correct. >> people should not be sending money to websites. there's only one legitimate one is this. >> there is. >> what is it? >> it's on your -- >> so you want to -- >> cbsnews.com -- or cbs news. >> exactly. so we'll put the only website, fuld like to help this family, that is legitimate is the one that we will put up on our website, early show.cbsnews.com. thank you very much for coming in. >> been a pleasure. >> a pleasure having pup a. and allison and lisa, thank you so much for everything. thank. >> thank you. >> ira joe has a look at the weather. good morning. nice people are here today
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visiting from indiana, illinois, south carolina, from the lovely community of windy city. we're in a windy city here today, wouldn't you agree? we have some serious weather about which to talk and that's interior california continues to bake. temperatures whether climb up into the 80s and the 90s and nearly 100 degrees. it is hoped that jimena, the hurricane off the baja, mexico peninsula will spread much needed moisture into california later in the week, but that's latter in the week. today hot interior california. some thorps over the rockies and we'll see some rain and thun
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>> reporter: welcome to cuddle party, everyone. they all arrived that the quiet address on chicago's north side intent on cuddling. >> my name is will and i am your cuddle party lifeguard. >> reporter: cuddle expert will mckay and his trusty lieutenant read the rules of the road or mattress in this case. >> you must get verbal permission before you touch anyone. >> reporter: sapgsed cuddle parties like this one have been going on for about five years with pajama clad strangers hugging, stroking, spooning and massaging to their heart's content. >> god, that's good. >> reporter: in case you're wondering, cuddle parties are strictly nonsexual. the 11 participants here today were made aware of that in no uncertain terms. co-founders marsha and reed created the events to help people rediscover touch and affection. but nobody has to touch anybody if they don't want to. >> just great to have a place
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where i can get comfortable saying no. >> reporte . >> can i touch your foreahead? >> yes. >> reporter: christian is an ftc or first time cuddler. >> i didn't think it was going to be creepy per se, i just didn't know how i was going to respond. >> reporter: so is all this touching good for you? >> touching as an adult is important because it keeps us connected to objection keeps our emotions high and keeps us feel going. >> reporter: it's hard to say whether cuddle parties are a phenomenon just waiting to sweep the nation. but in these difficult, stressed out days, who wouldn't want a hug? dean reynolds, cbs newnews, chicago. >> okay, additional cuddle party factoids, if you will? $30 to attend. >> three or 30? >> $30. before you start cuddling, you have to establish what's called, quote/unquote, your cuddle
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boundaries. and finally, at the end of the party, everyone participates in what they call a puppy pile which i think we're about to see where they literally just kind of pile on top of each other on the floor. so any -- right. any takers? >> here's what i -- i got this e-mail and i thought that you were inviting us all over to -- >> cuddle my womb is this no. >> i love you all very much, but i would never do that with you ever. >> really? >> i'm not involved enough. >> if you got a puppy out of the puppy pile, then i would do that. and is there ever a buffet? >> that would be -- >> that would be worthwhile. >> i'll cuddle the buf fay. >> do i like one of the rules. one of them i think is if you position it's a maybe, that's a no. in other words, you shouldn't. right? >> okay. >> i only go to parties when
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there will be cheese. >> all right. >> wow. coming up next, we'll tell you you about this right here. >> the body language. >> we're southern comfo up comft now. who is hugging me? 'l who's your puppy?ight. >> rig. we'll be back. what makes a hershey's bar with almonds pure? pure happiness. ♪ i'll stop the world and melt with you... ♪ pure delight. pure delicious chocolate with almonds. pure hershey's.
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welcome back to "the early show." you know how they're always coming out with new products to help you lose weight is this this is a whip balm called burner balm. this is not fda approved but the people who came up with it said it was developed by a doctor and one person who used it lost eight pounds in four weeks. how it works is you put it on your lip, gets in to your bloodstream -- >> do you know what the powerful
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ingredient is? >> chrome number pakulminate, caffeine, green tea, hoodia. you're supposed to feel a tingle when you put it on. >> are we talking about the cuddling segment? >> no we're talking about the lip balm. if you can get it open, it takes about eight minutes to kick in, but they say feel the tippiingl. >> eight minutes to open it -- >> eight minutes to feel less hungry. >> gives you like a tingle. >> you're supposed to feel less hungry and less tired. so check back in eight minutes and if -- >> we'll see if i've lost weight. >> harry, i'm shrinking, i'm slinging. >> no tingling. >> did you get any in ? >> no. it smells great. kind of like a puppy pile.
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>> keep out of reach of children. >> i'm going to hug you. we'll be right back. you're watching t"the early sho" on cbs. guys remember,
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welcome back to "the early show" on this monday fp. >> it is monday. >> feels like monday. >> yeah, this is a monday feel definitely. coming up in this half hour, good morning, julie -- >> good morning. >> i know people are still trying to recover from that whole cuddle segment, which is -- >> kind of disturbed. >> we may need counseling. >> we're still sitting far apart. coming up, we'll look at what could be -- remember when this first story first appeared? the prosecutors are bringing a case against this high school
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football coach, they want to hold him criminally responsible for the death of one of his players a hot august day, there was a practice, the kid got sick, ended up going to the hospital and dying. and we'll have the latest on this controversial trial in just a couple of minutes. also coming up, we're starting our series on fall fashion with a look at jeans. we have jeans for all shapes an sizes and budgets. and i want to give props to our prop people because hook at the leaves, right, on the ground pl it really feels like fall in the studio for the segment. >> because of the leaves or because the temperature is always freezing in there no matter what stooif time of the year there is? >> let's face it, there are mornings where it's august and i'm like can they bring up the space heat sner. also, great ideas for simple sandwiches with gourmet flavors from one of the country's hottest young chefs, made list sha perello, but first here's ira joe with request a final
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check of the weather. >> it feels very fallish out here on the plaza. we have lovely people visiting, south carolina, illinois, upstate new york, but we also have being visited by some folks from noblesville high school, indiana. go millers. >> go millermillers, that's rig. >> and it was a mill town. >> yeah. >> all right. we don't want to go against the grain. let's talk about some weather. we'll see some thunderstorms over the rockies today and over the southeastern part of the country. and we'll see weather that feels very much like september on this last day of august settle over the northern tier of the nation on into new england. and it will be hot tomorrow. as far as tomorrow is concerned, it will it be nice and pleasantly warm literally in america's middle. about unfortunately, the hot dry weather continues in california.
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that's your weather out this last day of august. back to you. the controversial trial of a former high school football coach is expected to begin today. he is accused of reckless homicide in the death of one of his players. mark strassmann is in louisville, kentucky with the latest. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning. it's an american first, this
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high school football coach on trial for the death 6 one of his players in the summer heat. jury selection begins here in louisville today, but also this case will be putting part of football's culture on trial. whipping a team into shape. outside jason stinson's home, dozens of his supporters rally on the eve of the head coach's unprecedented trial. across town at a local sunday football game, teams competed, parents debated. should a local coach go to prison pot death of one of his players? >> football is a rough sport and coaches drive their kids hard. >> not a lot of kids that will say i got to stop right now and have a drink of water if the coach doesn't allow it. >> reporter: a year ago go this month, sophomore mac gilpin died from complications of heat stroke. he had run wind sprints until he dropped on a hot summer day. but the player's father blames coach stinson for his 15-year-old's death. >> because it was totally preventable and he was in
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charge. >> reporter: stinson has denied being reckless. >> one thing people can't forget in this whole situation is i lost one of my boys that day. >> reporter: but even after gilpin clapped, witnesses say other players asked for water and coach stinson called them cowards. >> this is about an adult human being who had training who was responsible for the health and welfare of a child. >> reporter: stinson faces two charges, rec wls homicide, and endangerment, potentially five years behind prison -- some prison. his lawyers will accident the death was a terrible accident, but across america, coacheses and parents are be watching. >> mark strassmann live with us from louisville. a lot of soul searching going on and a lot of people wondering just how this is going to turn out. joining us now is one of coach stinson's friends, rodney dougherty. good morning, sir. >> good morning. >> how is coach stinson feeling on the eve of this trial?
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>> well, obviously he's nervous, concerned being the first coach ever charged with something like this, but his faith in christ will carry him through. >> you're a good friend of his. what kind of soul searching has he gone through in this last year? >> i really couldn't answer that harry. that would be for coach stinson to answer. >> from the standpoint of so many people observing this and saying, well this, was , this w accident that happened, one of the things that i'm a little curious about is why you would withhold water from people on an athletic field. that's an -- i'm an old school guy, i played football through high school and college and we were lucky to get ice chips when i was playing football. and what the conventional -- that was the convention at wisdom 30 or 40 years ago fp
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everybody now knows that you have to keep these kids hydrated. i guess i'm wondering why he would withhold liquids on a day when you're practicing in the 90 degree heat. >> water was withheld, harry. most of those boys has four to five water breaks that day. that's misreported. people who reported that were only there for a few minutes of the practice. >> does he feel like -- does the coach feel like he's being wrongly accused or being made a scapegoat or a target? >> oh, absolutely. this is a first for football. this is no longer about a coach. they're after the game of football at this point. >> and in terms of the community, what is your sense of how the community is responding to this? >> well, there's been quite a
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bit of support for him. we've been able to raise about $90,000 to help him with his legal expenses. when you hear that the community is divided, you assume that that's a 50/50 division, but that's just not the case. the majority that are behind stinson is much larger than that. >> does coach stinson want to go back to coaching? >> he has said that if he's acquitted he does want to return to coaching. >> and he used to be in professional life and was not in the school system. he made a specific decision to become a coach, is that not correct? >> that is correct. he was working for xerox and felt he had a call from the lord to go mentor young men and that's why he ended up coaching football and teaching. >> it will be very interesting as this trial plays out. we thank you, rodney, very much for taking the time to speak with us. >> thank you, sir.
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now hehere's maggie. >> announcer: this portion sponsored by the florida department of citrus, florida orange juice, healthy, pure and simple. it is fall fashion week here on "the early show" and we're kicking it off this morning with a classic, denim. elizabeth lake is senior style editor of "all you" magazine and she's here with jeans to fit every fwunlg et. good morning. our gom is to help you find the trendy jean for fall, but that also fits your figure. >> yes. more important than being trendy, fitting the figure. and fall is almost here and so it's time to start think pentagon that staple of your fall wardrobe, which is jeans. it doesn't have to be so hard to find a perfect fitting pair of jeans, but the ski really knowing how to shop for your body type. so at "all you" magazine, we're about two things, value and real living. we have some of our actual reareds have come with real jean problems and we'll get them some solutions that really work. >> come on out. she wanted to find a jean that wanted to minimize her hips. >> exactly.
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so jenny has a problem that actually a lot of our readers have written in and expressed similar problems, where jeans that fit her hips sometimes gain at the waste. retailers will starting to recognize this problem, specifically lane bryant, which are the jeans she's wearing, have jeans that are cut more amply in the hips and more small in the waste, so it fits her perfectly and what's important, a dark wash which is very slimming and it creates a long lean line. we just gave her colorful shoes and a fun bag. so the ski >> so the ski to find a store that specifically taylors to this type of need. >> find the brands that suit your body type better. >> let's bring out ashley. i have this problem, had jeans look great in the front, don't do much for the in the rear. >> a problem i have, as well. and fortunately it's easily stopped. in this age of beyonce, everybody wants to be -- what
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you want to do is look for jeans that have pockets with a lot of detail. so these are great choices xwlp so back pockets with a lot of detail? >> they give you volume. this is by victoria secret and they have the back snaps, button, even stitching detail, just things to create interest and illusion. >> thank you. let's bring up bria. she wanted to slem her midsection. she has a fantastic body, but she has trouble finding jeans that keep her tummy you said control. so what you want to come is rook for jeans with a bit of a mid rise. she's wearing gap long and lean style, which is really living up to its name. completely smoothing her, elongating her legs and she's looking great. we paired it with a top that has a sinched in effect. >> a lot of women i know want to be trendy and they want on-to-do
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the low rise jeans, but this is proof that some trends are not for everybody. >> so true, because when you have a womanly body, you really want to shop in the women's section. it's cut to suit a with him's body and juniors and teen stores just do not. >> it looks great. thank you. and lastly, rene. what issue did she have? >> actually, with have kate first. >> sorry. she's apple shaped. what does that mean? >> just that her mid extension is a little bit larger in proportion to her hipses. so the first is go to jeans with a natural waste line. sort of a higher waste line. so you'll see her jeans come a bit higher, give her a little control. but the real secret here is that these are control panels built right in. so that's why she's looking especially long and lean. >> where do they have control panels? >> in this whole central area. >> i've never seen that. >> the secret. >> not anymore.
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>> you also want to balance out the proportion. so a little bit of a boot cut leg to create that long line that we talked about. and we also have to point out the amazing shoeses she's wearing. $30 at payless. and we love them. >> kate, thank you so much. now rene. what was rene's challenge? >> rene has a fabulous plus sized figure and wants to show it off but smooth it out a little bit. so we put her in a pair of jeans with a little bit of stretch. and they're great for a couple reasons. they have that dark wash which is jply on anybody slimming. but also they have a wide waste band that will create the illusion of an hour-glass figure. they also have a hidden slimming secret, which if you look closely, there's white stitching detail up and down the regulleg. so it creates the illusion of longer legs than she actually
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has. >> beautiful, rene. all the ladies, thank you so much. l elizabeth, thank you. for more on this, go to our website. up next, we'll show you how to make some wonderful sandwiches and salads great it for a light dinner or even lunch at the office. s iis i
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time for some simple sandwiches and salads that work as light dinner or a pack and go lunch. >> joining us this morning, melissa pa ril low, head chef of the soon it to open frances. >> you're naming the restaurant after -- >> after my grandmother who i grew up cooking with. >> can you share some of her secrets with us? >> absolutely. so today we'll make a couple
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really simple easy salads and sandwiches. and the first is a jazzed up grilled cheese. we're using a nice mixed milk, really creamy cheese and we'll use a nice raisin walnut bread. >> is there any cheese that's off-limits? >> i say no. use your imagination. maybe even use several. if you want to go ahead and just brush the cheese. and then i'll have you cut a couple slices of the cheese, as well. and we'll sandwich that on to the bread. >> why do i want to brush it with olive oil? >> that will be our cook side and then we'll put the cheese on the other. and let's just load it up.
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real nice and gooey. >> that's a technical term. >> yes, we learned that at culinary school. so you want that olive oil coated side on the outside and we'll go right into the pan. >> you put butter on that pan because i smell it. >> a chef's secret. >> so you want a medium heat pan here. and you can do this several ways. you can use a panini press, you can simply just use a spatula, or you could use a panini, an electric panini maker makes it really simple and easy. >> those are so hot right now. those are just pressed sandwiches. >> absolutely. >> can i try? >> yes, please, try. how is it? >> really creamy. >> and another fun really simple
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easy, late summer, early fall dish is we'll do a little mixed green salad with a tomato vinaigrette. i start with tomatoes that have been peeled by just dipping them in boiling water. >> how long? >> just a few seconds. it depends on the ripeness and size. and then go into a little ice water bath and then the skin will just peel right away. and then i just do a really simple chop on theto mate toes. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes.notto mate toes. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes. otto mate toes. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes.the tomotto mate toes. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes.atoesotto mate toes. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes.es. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes.. i like to use dark colored, very ripe tomatoes. these go right into -- >> put me to work. >> i'll have you muddle these. >> tell us what that is.
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>> you're using the stick to break up the fruit a little bit and ak secretary mixing it up. so we have the peeled tomato, this is lemon zest, and then a little bit more of a muddle, break it up just a little bit more. a little salt. >> i'm an expert muddler. >> check out your technique. >> this is my entire life just muddling through. >> i created the recipe just for you. >> thank you so much. salt, black pepper. >> liking it a lot. >> you you could use just a simple red wine vinegar. and then really nice extra virgin olive oil. and then we can go ahead and just mix it up, shake, shake,
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shake. a cocktail that's actually a salad. >> let's see how that looks. >> come on in, check this out. >> did we get it right? >> absolutely. just pour it right over. >> nice muddling, harry. >> excellent muddling. >> quite the technique. so the greens in here are a little bit of torn mint leave, parsley and nice water crest. we'll mix that up. >> real quick question. so your brand new restaurant, it opens this fall. and in 30 seconds or less, what do you want to achieve there? >> small, comfortable, casual neighborhood restaurant. delicious food. >> thank you so much.
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good morning. it's great to see you. i'm kim martucci. we are using doppler 9000 to track rain showers south and east of dc. around shady side to deale and north beach. as we continue south and west through waldorf a couple of sprinkles and we have been tracking them down to fredericksburg this morning. 61 andrews air force base. highs today in cumberland 70 to 72. partly cloudy and as we head
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south, sovereign maryland some rain drops as we show you. right now temperatures in the 60s. this afternoon around 74 chantilly and showers to the south toward fredericksburg. angie, good morning. hey, everybody. thanks for joining us. couple of traffic tieups beginning with the inner loop. an accident at university. it is taking away the left lane. mainly delays on the outer loop fr new hampshire to georgia av ue. mo. ng over to inbound new york avenue or66. heading eastbound drivers are slow from 123 to this beltway. moving now hopefully to inbound new york. we got it. nope, 395. okay, i'll take that, too. no delays to the 14th street. we will take it to the maps. inner loop at route 50 here. we have an accident off to the right shoulder. that's in the middle of that slow go that stretches from braddock road to 66.
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