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caption colorado, l.l.c. comments@captioncolorado.com from the devastation to the recovery. the city of new orleans and the gulf coast still trying to get back on track. and there's plenty of work to be done. harry smith and dave price report live from new orleans. nchls life underground. dramatic video of the 33 trapped miners in chile shows they somehow remain in good spirit. but now the miners may not even get paid. we will tell you how their families are fighting back. and not sorry. in an exclusive early show interview, levi johnston opens up and says he now regrets apologizing to sarah palin. >> the only thing i wish i would
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have done is -- >> more of his ongoing battle with the palins. this friday, august 27th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs good friday morning to you. thanks for being with us. i'm erica smith. harry is live in new orleans. harry, good morning. >> yeah. erica, can you believe that it is five years already? in one sense it seemed like it went by in a blink of an eye. we spent the last two days down here sort of retracing our steps. all the way from gulfport, mississippi, through the coast of the mississippi coastline, through some of the hardest hit neighborhoods here and in new orlea orleans. the levee system where the corps of engineers spent more than $14
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billion. we have a lot of angles of this story to cover. we are going to start with it here in just a couple of minutes. but if you want to know about the katrina and nola, this is the place to do it. >> we are glad you are there for thus morning. thanks. we are also following this morning so much talk about hurricane katrina five years ago. there are a couple of storms that we are following closely this morning. they are in the atlantic. you see danielle there. danielle is just upgraded overnight to a category 4 hurricane. sustained winds of 135 miles per hour. if you expect it to pass east of bermuda, again, this could affect the east coast of the united states potential for rip currents, really large waves at this point. all eyes on that. you can see right behind danielle, it is tropical storm earl. what could earl become? a lot of folks watching that carefully. meteorologists have their eyes trained on it. we will con to follow this for you as well this morning. we do want to get to incredible new video released overnight of those 33 miners in chile. despite being trapped half a
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mile underground they actually seem to be doing fairly well. cbs news correspondent seth doan joins us with the later. >> they are receiving their first bits of solid food. teams of doctors, psychologists, and experts are gathering above the mine to help coach them in setting up an exercise regimen and even a daily routine. but since the miners were discovered sunday, exactly what life deep underground looks like has been left up to our imagination until now. even though it is grainy, this is the clearest picture we have seen so far of the miners' lives half a mile underground. shirtless due to the soaring heat and humidity, the 33 trapped miners sing kwlilchile' national anthem. a show of strength and pride and a test many to an unbroken spirit. they take the camera on a tour
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of the cavernous mine despite 22 days of confinement, they are surprisingly upbeat. i would like to say hello to my grandchildren and all of my family, this miner says. the camera was sent down to the rescues could check on their hem. it reveals much more. a mini community. with a makeshift pantry. a card game in progress. the men have been told they will be stuck underground past chile's independence day in mid september. but that they should be with their families by christmas. prepared for the long haul, lifesaving supplies, like water, have been lowered from above. along with domino's and other distractions to sustain sanity. >> if you have any kind of distraction that is healthy and will take your mind off of the situation. any sort of relief from the boredom is tremendously important. >> reporter: nasa has been contacted by the chilean health ministry. seeking advice for cope in confined spaces over time.
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it takes courage to not leave us abandoned, in miner says. but above ground abandonment is not even a thought. he lost some weight but he can gain it again. this relative of the trapped miner says. clearly planning for a future together. miners may not be the only ones that need to be rescued. according to the lawyers, the company which owns the mine may be at risk for going bankrupt. still the rescue operation will move forward with the state-run mining company drilling the rescue tunnel and covering the nearly $2 million cost. we are turning our turn to wall street where the dow is down 74 points. the real headline here is it finished at 9986. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis is here with the latest. that's a mental barrier for a lot of people. >> it is a psychological barrier
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more so than it is a significant number as far as the stock market is concerned. but when we think about what happened this year in the market and all of the turmoil and the back and forth of stocks, just to see them dip below 10,000 again, something that sends a lot of people a little bit nervous and puts people on edge. >> understandably. there was a little bit of good news yesterday. we are getting jobless numbers out. and they didn't go up. >> exactly. jobless claims, people going out, filing for new benefits for insurance. at least things are moving in the right direction. we have seen the last three weeks things moving in the wrong direction. at least we are moving the right way. >> there is one bright spot. we may need a few for boosts to the confidence. it is such a psychological thing to see these number. >> right now consumers are worried about their jobs. they are worried about that kind of security. and they are looking at the markets and saying i don't feel
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like this is a positive thing. four out of five investors typical american investors, think the market is going down in next six months. that doesn't equate to positive trends. >> where do the economists see the market trending? >> september for economists and market watchers tends to be one of the worst months for stocks. september could be a difficult month on top of that, a lot of people growth estimates have been recalibrated. they are taking down the growth estimates. so far, however, we haven't heard estimates that say we are bogey to actually slow down to the tune of contraction of the economy. people are still saying there will be growth but less. >> small growth. better than no growth at all. between want to turn our attention back to new orleans where harry smith is this morning. hi, harry. >> erica, thanks so much. hard to believe, as we say, five years have flown by. five-year anniversary of katrina. new orleans was hit so horribly hard. lot of tension was paid here.
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what people forget that initially it was mississippi that was hardest hit. this is a beautiful gorgeous sanctuary here. the morning after katrina we stood in front of what was left of the first baptist church in gulfport. the storm surge leveled nearly everything. and katrina roared right through the state. >> ghost town. >> reporter: this used to be one of the best neighborhoods in gulfport. but almost every house here near the water was damaged or destroyed. in five years, very few people have decided to come back. five years ago, we met dr. jason smith. >> all that rubble up there, that's my home. >> reporter: whose beautiful 100-year-old home lay in rubble. >> has ever ever occurred to you go back to rebuild there? >> on the beach, no. first of you a, the neighborhood is gone. secondly, the insurance is prohibitive. >> reporter: while katrina hit
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new orleans hard, the real trouble started when the storm passed and the levees failed. americans watched in disbelief. new orleans was drowning and it seemed no one knew how to throw it a lifeline. hours turned into days of chaos. and misery. there were heroes like the coast guard who rescued thousands. and villains, including the head of fema. did you screw this up? >> no. no. >> reporter: much of the city was left uninhabitable. many residents left. more than 100,000 never came back. there are 50,000 empty houses in new orleans. they are either in some state of destruction or have been simply abandoned. sadly, most of this neighborhood looks like this. >> i would like to think that when i comes to government, a
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lot more gets said than done. >> reporter: the likelihood new orleans will flood again has been addressed by the army corps of engineers. what's the price tag for all of this concrete and steel and hard work? >> slrs 14 billion. >> reporter: much of the city and ushs are protected by miles of flood walls and this massive surge barrier. >> very robust system. there is nothing like it. anywhere in the united states or anywhere else in the world. >> reporter: five years later there is a spirit here that didn't exist before katrina. the survivors share a kind of grit and determination. >> the big story here is one of resilience. it is one of a deep abiding american spirit that reached back into the depths of people's soul and stood them back up again. that's the real story. this is a home and we intend to be here a long period of time. >> reporter: we are joined in new orleans by louisiana senator mary landrieu.
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thank you very much for being here. on a scale of one to ten, how close -- what number value would you give new orleans in terms of its road to recovery? >> we are about a six. we are excited and we have a ways to go. there's extraordinary things going on here. we want to thank everyone for helping us. we are building a brand-new public school system basically from the ground up. because so many of our schools were destroyed and new health care system. as you heard this morning the restaurants and food are back. which is the most important thing. >> yeah. i think that's part of a life blood of what goes on here. what do you think was the hardest thing for people here over the last five years? >> well, there's so many things that were hard. one of the most -- most difficult things was to have faith in the levee system because when those levees broke, it was not just katrina, it was a catastrophic failure of an infrastructure stis testimony that's protected the city for over 300 years. and it failed cat strofcally. it puts the entire region under
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anywhere from 6 to 14 feet of water. the gulf coast was a surge but here was just a massive flood. people lost faith that the levees would hold. so we had to invest $14 billion. i have to give credit to the core of engineers. once they got the money, will he them go, built it ahead of time. and then just -- that's been terrific. >> they say that they will sustain 100-year storm. >> we have a long way to go. 100 years isn't going to do. the netherlands protects themselves for a storm every 10,000 years. okay. we are struggling in america to protect our people from storms and surges once every 100. that's why we continue to fight the coastal restoration and levee system. that's battle we are win. >> we were with you yesterday in a neighborhood that is in a state of, we hope, revitalization. there's still other neighborhoods there's such a patchwork of the one house up
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here, lower ninth ward, great example. there their entire city blocks that are just completely blinded and empty. can a city survive like that? >> absolutely. now, the lower ninth ward is going to be our most challenging neighb neighborhood. the brad pitt foundation, hud secretary literally jogs through that neighborhood regularly. wore so grateful for sean donovan literally jogs through the lower ninth ward. he knows it well. we are coming up with additional strategies because the poor neighborhoods, lower ninth ward has small businesses and middle class families. very strong sense of community. they didn't have as many resources as some of the other neighborhoods. we have to help them especially. lake view, mid city, broad more, neighborhood that i grew up in, my parents had seven feet of water if their homes. they are coming back strong because our leaders made strong decisions. we decided we weren't going to lose this community. we were going to fight for every neighborhood and that's what we are going to do.
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we are going to get it done. >> i think you know that guy. >> i know a little bit about him. >> your brother. all right. senator, thank you so much. appreciate it. let's go back to new york. good morning. this morning an american jailed in north korea is heading home to boston with former president jimmy carter. aijalon mahli gomes was pardoned after he met with mr. carter. government investigators say they found at least one source for the salmonella involved in the worst egg recall in four decades. cbs news correspondent dean reynolds is in chicago this morning with more. dean, good morning. >> good morning, jeff. indeed the fda has detected salmonella bacteria at the two farms in iowa in their chicken feed. the farms say it is not their fault. the two facilities, wright
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county egg, hillendale farms under suspicion for weeks and voluntarily recalled more than half a billion eggs. late thursday, wright county eggs said a third party supplied some ingredients for the chicken feed which it shared with hillendale farms. but the government caution it is investigation is not focused only on the feed. >> multiple ways where we need -- find it could be part of the general contamination of the farms. >> reporter: wright county egg owner has a long history of problems at the facilities in several states. back in the '80s a maryland plan he owned was implicated in a salmonella outbreak in which 11 people died. at another in maine, workers were filmed ringing the next of chickens and kicking them into piles on the floor. since may 1, some 1400 people have been sickened after eating eggs produced at the two farms. he has been invited to explain what happened to congress next
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month. and though under suspicion those farms are still producing eggs. the fda says they are being sent to pasteurization plants to meet safe for consumption in things like mayonnaise, cookie dough, ice cream. >> dean reynolds in chicago this morning. thank you. head back to new orleans now. dave price has your first check of weather. hey, dave. good morning. >> good morning to you, jeff. as we begin our broadcast this morning, we are talking about hurricanes once again. as we approach the fifth anniversary of katrina here in new orleans. let's go to the maps now and see what's happening all across the atlantic at this point. we are talking about hurricane danielle. what's inbeing this, how quickly it explode flood a category 4 storm. winds currently at 135 miles per hour. forward speed of about 12. we are going to watch this potentially brushes bermuda tomorrow afternoon. tropical storm force winds
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>> and we will have more coverage on this fifth
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anniversary of katrina here in new orleans in just a little bit. erica, we will send it back to you in new york. >> just ahead, taking back his apology to sarah palin. exclusive interview with the always controversial levi johnston. w are his groove back. this is "the early show" on cbs. . it was a real shock. i remember being at the hospital thinking, "i should have done more to take care of myself." you should've. that's why i'm exercising more now. eating healthier. and i also trust my heart to lipitor. [ male announcer ] when diet and exercise are not enough, adding lipitor may help. lipitor is a cholesterol-lowering medication that is fda approved to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients who have heart disease or risk factors for heart disease. lipitor is backed by over 18 years of research. lipitor is not for everyone, including people with liver problems and women who are nursing, pregnant, or may become pregnant.
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all right. good morning. let's go back out to the bay bridge toll plaza. it was so quiet at the bay bridge for a while then had a stalled a.c. transit bus before treasure island. no huge backups to the toll plaza. still slow up the incline.
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but as you can see there, no big delays so far. they did get that a.c. transit bus cleared out of lanes. bart still experiencing 15- minute delays from castro valley into daly city. looks like they may have had to take a train out of service. so 15-minute delays there all other trains on time. ace and muni also look good morning. a quick look at the south bay. we have a new accident reported on the guadalupe parkway. northbound approaching curtner two center lanes blocked. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. here we are along the coastline. ocean beach this morning cloudy skies, and we're expecting quite a bit of clouds along the coastline today well into the afternoon. here's a look at that seven- day forecast. we are moving into the weekend, just a day away, upper 60s around the bay for this friday with a mix of sun and clouds. mid-80s inland. we'll have more clouds expected saturday. maybe even a few sprinkles with cooler conditions. sunday, temperatures rebound with improving conditions.
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we are in jackson square in beautiful new orleans. the story here, five years after katrina, has gone from recovery to perhaps even resurrection. one of the things that helps you realize the city is back is culture. dave price will join us and thrill us with a ride through some of new orleans culture. we look forward to doing that in just a bit. first, let's go back to new york where erica is standing by. >> second to none. life blood will. looking forward to that. first, though, we want to bring you this. were your about to see a whole lot more of levi johnston it turns out. that's because the father of
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sarah palin's grandson is now shooting his own reality show. he's also running for mayor of wasilla, alaska. just how he plans to pulling it all off? we talked about that and much more in an exclusive "early show" interview. >> if i win we will have to give hollywood up for three years. >> reporter: for now levi johnston isn't giving up the hollywood spotlight. he got his first taste of fame during the 2008 republican convention when introduced as a pear of bristol palin's baby. he's looking to extend his 15 minutes with a new reality show featuring his attempt at wasilla's top job. do you think you are going to win? >> do i. >> reporter: why? you have never run for political office before. you don't have a high school diploma. what are your qualifications to become mayor of wasilla? >> i don't think that it is mayor about qualifications. it is really about the people liking you and believing in you. >> reporter: you make it sound like it is a popularity contest. running for mayor, that office is a serious job.
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>> it is definitely serious. you know. obviously you want people's votes at the end of the day, it is popularity. whoever the people love most they will vote for. >> reporter: you are well aware sarah palin once held that office. does that factor in at all as to you choosing to run for mayor? >> i don't care what she did or where she was at. i'm doing it because i want to. >> reporter: johnston and bristol palin announced their engagement in an "us weekly" magazine spread last month. a month later it was felt after bristol felt he was mocking her family in a music video. >> it was miserable for the both of us. we are fighting trying to make it work for tripp. >> reporter: bristol appears to be moving on with her life. new reports say she signing on for her own shot at stardom. "dancing with the stars," is that true? >> recently heard that, yeah.
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great. go for it. >> reporter: in an interview with "people" magazine it was bristol who accused levi of ruining their relationship with hunger for fame. bristol said that you are obsessed with the limelight a. is that true? >> i don't think i'm any more obsessed with making a career out of this than she is. obviously she is doing "dancing with the stars." >> you posed for "playgirl." participated in a music video, reality show. are you obsessed with the limelight? >> i won't say i'm obsessed with it. i'm taking opportunities as they come. >> reporter: for the past we are and a half, levi engaged a public spat with bristol's mom, spoyp. including a scathing interview published in "vanity fair." earlier this month, levi publicly apologized. you apologized to the palin family saying i hope to one day restore your trust. was that an honest apology?
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do you still feel that way? >> that was something i did to make my fiancee happy. she wanted it. so we wrote something down and we september it out because that's what she wanted. >> we wrote it down. did she write it or did you write it? >> i'm not going to get in all of that. i'm just going to say that together we put it out there. >> why would you say something that is not true if it wasn't true? >> trust me, it is easier to make them happy. i'm telling you. you have to live with them. make them happy. >> do you have any regrets? >> i don't really regret anything. the only thing i wish i would have done putting out that apology. it sounds me like a liar and i never lied about anything. the rest of the stuff i can live with. angeles. >> revlevi says he's done with marriage for now but hope to
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>> up next, tiger woods finds his game. we will look at his first tournament since his divorce was final.
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surprisingly well. shot six under par yesterday putting him in the tie for the lead. just three days after officially ending his marriage to elin nordegren, tiger woods had one day on the course unlike anything that's been seen since last year. >> exciting to hit the ball like this again. that's something i have been missing all year. >> reporter: the car crash that led to revelations of the multiple affairs happened nine months ago and even after a break from the game, woods skrug struggled. the worst streak of his career. during divorce negotiations he tied for 78th place at the bridge stone invitational. another career low. woods acknowledged his personal life was affecting his play. now it may not be. he had all but one fairway at the barclays thursday and putted for birdie on all but two holes. finishing his round with a tournament lead for the first time since last september's pga championship. joining us this morning from san
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diego, michael larden who worked with golf others the pga tour and other elite athletes. he's the author of "finding your zone." you worked with your brother while he was trying to qualify for the pga tour. yesterday he still had lee runs to go in this tournament, obviously. yesterday's run of 65, are you surprised? >> no, not really. it is nice to see tiger playing well. there is a reason he's the best player in the world and has a record that's unprecedented. >> michael, a lot of people have been analyzing his swing and his technique since he has come back. do you think that's the wrong thing to be looking at? >> yeah. of course. i don't think it is a surprise that tiger's vulnerability doesn't come in the form of phil mickelson or some of the other players but it really comes in the form of, you know, what affects his personal life, his spirit and about a answer. and that's what we have seen and he's human like everybody else. and we tell people that -- after they go through a divorce, you know, it is always nine months to a year that it will be really
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hard and here we are at the nine-month mark. he's just closed his divorce. i think it makes sense he's finding his game now. >> finding his game in a mental game. perhaps the most fickle of all games mentally. if you are advising him right now moving forward, both this week and beyond, what would you say? >> well, i just want to make one comment, jeff. even more than his mental game, what makes the greatest athletes great is that more than their physical, mental but really that spirit piece. how tiger always makes that clutch putt. really speaks to the issue of what goes on in his heart. when his heart is wounded, he's more human. and in terms of what would i advise tiger? i think the same thing arnold palmer advised him right after this all went down after thanksgiving, you know, take care of your personal life. get your life in balance and, you know, your talent in golf will come through. >> we mentioned he's obviously done a decent am of inflicting that pain on himself. confidence is a huge part of his
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game, as we talked about. in the seconds we have left here, he said yesterday he's still confident he will pass jack nicklaus' 18 major titles. do you think he will do that? >> yeah, i think it is likely he will. assuming he gets his life on course and takes care of his personal life. now, hopefully he learned a lesson. it is sad what happened to tiger and even sadder what happened to his family, of course. but, you know, keeping that personal life is part of becoming a great athlete and having a great career. i think that's really what his career is predicated on. >> michael, thank you very much. >> thank you, jeff. pleasure to be here. >> good to have you. you can watch the barclays golf tournament saturday and sunday right here on cbs. up next, dave price looks at new orleans culture. the food, music, spirit of unique city that combined to bring it back from disaster. disaster. you're watching "the early show" here on cbs.
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dave price joins us now. we're in jackson square. things are back to normal in new orleans when talk goes away from the storm and to two very important things -- food and music. >> that's true. but keep in mind, people in new orleans still and forever more will divide their lives into pre-katrina and post-katrina. before this storm, this was a cultural center. filled with all that you could see, all that you could taste, all that you could hear. but in the days, months and years after the storm, there was a question whether all of that would survive. >> reporter: new orleans has always been defined by its music and its food. but it will also forever be identified with the legacy of katrina. and its long struggle back from near destruction. >> it's hard not to think about that storm every day. >> reporter: jeremy davenport
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has been playing jazz here for more than two decades. after the hurricane, he left with nothing. >> it was a nightmare. i left with a pair of underwear and a t-shirt and toothbrush. my life as i knew it disappeared. as soon as those levees broke. >> reporter: but he did return to utter devastation. >> i remember -- i remember that feeling of lawlessness. i mean, you could drive 100 miles an hour down the road because there was no one here. >> reporter: new orleans had been dealt a potentially fatal blow. its economic and cultural lifeblood was decimated. residents were gone and tourism followed. the year before katrina, a record-breaking 10.1 million visitors made their way to the city. the year following saw close to a 70% drop. but in the face of loss, sorrow and economic suffocation, they showed their fierce determination.
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>> different groups saying, hey, we're going to save our city. >> reporter: scott boswell, one of the top chefs before katrina, the storm made an awakening of spirits. unable to serve creative cuisine in his restaurant, and no customers to pay for it, hamburgers became a sign of life. >> we sold duringers, chips and pickles for 5 bucks. those burgers saved my life, saved my company and saved my dream. >> reporter: a five-year journey to get their heads above water has brought a rebirth in the french quarter. tourism, while not back to pre-katrina levels, has improved. in 2008 7.6 million visitors came to new orleans. the challenges continue and the losses are not forgotten. but a joyful melody can once again be heard in the crescent city. >> you were here the day the
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storm hit, broadcasting from the superdome. can you believe the change that's happened in the last five years? >> it's remarkable. let's not forget in this piece we're focusing on the french quarter, focusing on new orleans. just a mile or two, as you very well know, away from here it's a very different story. how that area recovers is just as important to the long-term viability of this state and this region. that remains to be seen still. >> well said. lots more to come from new orleans. "the early show" continues after this. [ female announcer ] food myth #9. [ woman ] chopping and peeling can be kinda relaxing at the end of the day. [ female announcer ] relaxing for who? try new market creations from lean cuisine. the new steam pouch locks in the fresh taste of crisp veggies, tender chicken, and al dente pasta, new market creations from lean cuisine. delicious, real ingredients with no artificial flavors or preservatives. naturals from purina cat chow. share a better life.
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it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. results are expected today from a vote by san jose firefighters, considering taking a 9% pay cut that would allow the rehiring of 49 colleagues who are recently laid off. firefighters had an especially busy day in the city yesterday with fires at two homes at a construction company building as well as a 40-acre grassfire. 15 people recovering from minor injuries after a jetblue flight made a rough landing at sacramento international airport. it caused the tires to catch fire. the 87 passengers on that flight from long beach were taken to the terminal by buses. no word yet on when a leaking sewage pipe will be repaired in redwood city. raw sewage has flowed not garages of six homes and into redwood shores lagoon. traffic and weather right after this. ,,,,
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good morning. as far as incidents and accidents go, we are doing well. but one of our slowest spots is 237. our silicon valley commute. check slow traffic exiting 880 slow like that towards sanger road. in the south bay, we had an
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earlier accident on the guadalupe parkway northbound 87 approaching curtner. that's now cleared. it's still really slow on 280 though out of downtown san jose. not as bad as the past couple of days but slow approaching the 880 interchange. bay bridge is the bright spot. metering lights are on. despite a stalled bus near treasure island, delays aren't bad. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. our forecast for this morning, we do have a fair amount of clouds across the bay area, here we are looking out towards the transamerica building. here in the financial district, yeah, cloudy skies for the bay for the morning. for the afternoon, cloudy skies remain in the forecast for the coastline with highs in the mid-60s. mix of sun and clouds around the bay with highs in the upper 60s and inland today, mild temperatures plenty of sunshine high temperatures in the mid-80s. cloudy conditions are expected saturday as we cool down a bit. maybe even a few sprinkles across the bay area. sunday temperatures rebound along with improving conditions.
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♪ ♪ >> playing one of the hymns of this great old city. even as they play, the bells aretology from the beautiful st. louis cathedral right here on jackson square. we are very happy to be back in this grand old city and happy to report that in many ways this part of the country is very much back on its feet. lots more to report from new orleans as we wish you good morning, everybody. i'm harry smith. we'll get to the food and flavor
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and some sounds of new orleans in just a little bit but we will want to say hello to erica hill in new york. >> what a beautiful shot. a gorgeous sunrise and beautiful picture of a city that is coming back. looking forward to more of your reporting in a little bit. also ahead this morning in new york, we'll speak exclusively with a family who says their young son was traumatized after witnessing a horrible sight of a trainer being killed by a killer whale at seaworld. we'll be joined by that family and find out why they are suing. first jeff glor at the news desk with a check of the headlines. good morning. >> good morning to you and everyone. those 33 miners trapped underneath the ground in chile say they are doing okay. the miners recorded this new video after rescuers at the surface dropped a camera down to them. the video shows the shelter where they have been stuck for
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three weeks. the first look we're getting at that. they may have to stay down there until christmas. tv and radio host glen beck is hosting a rally in washington tomorrow. it's taking place on the same day as the 47th anniversary of martin luther king's historic "i have a dream" speech. whit johnson in washington with the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: jeff, good morning. one rally will be hosted by civil rights leader, one by conservative talk show host glenn beck. beck insists the scheduling of his event on the very same day is nothing more than a coincidence. >> this is a historic event. >> reporter: glenn beck's restore honor will take place on the steps of the lincoln memorial, the same place where 250,000 people watched dr. martin luther king jr. in 1963. >> i have a dream today. >> reporter: the fox news personality's event will be a highly publicized event for america's troops. sarah palin will be one of the
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key speakers along with ml k's niece, a longtime advocate for conservative causes. >> we need unity. we have to rebuild america and we need unity to do it. >> beck claims it's nonpolitical. many of the thousands will get there on tea party buses. the event's timing has touched a nerve. the reverend al sharpton who will lead a separate march the same day criticized beck, saying the things beck stands for are antithetical to the civil rights movement. >> he uses conflict, tension, fear and resentment. where martin luther king was a uflighter at the end of the day. glenn beck is a dwyer. >> his rally is expected to be
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>> announcer: this weather report sponsored by mercedes benz, experience truly great >> this weather report sponsored by mercedes benz. experience truly great engineering today at your authorized dealer. >> that's a quick look at your weather picture. harry, we'll send it your way. >> thanks very much, dave. we are joined here in jackson square in new orleans by former mayor ray nagin. good to see you, mr. mayor. >> good morning, how are you. >> do you like the title former mayor. >> i do. i like the title mayor but former mayor is appropriate for the moment. >> what has transpired in the city, areas of regrowth and rebuilding, areas that are blighted, but there's still bad news that has carried forward from those moments five years ago right on the front page of
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the times picayune this morning, there's an investigation into the police department. did the police have an order to shoot to kill looters. and if, in fact, that order existed, could it have come from anywhere besides the police department. could it come from your office? >> no, no way it came from me. i don't have the reports, to be honest with you. it's a guy fired by the police chief. another guy who tried to get back on and he didn't take him back on. i think it's a did he flekz play. >> when you think back to five years ago, what do you most? >> i remember so much. i remember katrina being so deceptive. she didn't really reveal herself until the day she hit. the convention center, struggling tremendously. >> do you have nights when you are trying to go to sleep at night and you think, i would have, i could have, i should have?
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>> you know, that's -- >> any regrets? >> there's always things you could have done better. i think back to the mandatory evacuation, the first one ever. there was an eight-hour window. i probably could have called it earlier. it was at night. i'm not sure how effective it would have been. just the lobbying, the money flowing through the state has really hampered us. i wish it would came direct like it went to norp new york after 9/11. >> some people look at you and see you as a hero. others look at you and they say, he was not the guy we needed at the time when we needed a hero most. >> uh-huh. >> how does that rest on your shoulders? >> i think it's fine. i mean, i was in a situation where regardless of what i did, i was going to be criticized. i think over time, as people look at the facts, look at where this city are, i think it's going to work out. >> in this five-year anniversary, is there a single thing you feel strongest about,
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a single thing you feel most proud of? >> i just feel good about the fact of where the city is. there's a couple independent studies of the kaiser family foundation and brookings institute saying we're moving from recovery to transformation. all the empirical data suggests we are recovering. so i feel good about that. >> the city loses more than 100,000 people. do you see those 100,000 -- maybe it's not them, maybe it's not the people who left. maybe it's new people. do you see the population growing again to the point it was prekatrina? >> it's all about housing. as the housing continues to come online -- in 2009, the census had us as the fastest city in america. we grew 8%. that trend will continue as the housing continues to come online. >> and in the end of the day, what do you feel was maybe personally, or as a city or as a country, the most important lesson learned? >> wellers the most important
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lesson learned is katrina exposed the soft underbelly of america, poverty, race and class in this country. i think it forced us to deal with that at a level we wouldn't necessarily deal w we're still struggling with it. don't get me wrong. the road home program just got a judge to say it's discriminatory. it's forcing us to deal with issues we normally wouldn't. >> mayor ray nagin, thank you for being with us. >> good to see you. a family that watched a whale kill a trainer at seaworld is now suing the park saying their son was traumatized. we'll speak to them exclusively when we return. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. [ tires screech ] the quarter mile, or a quarter century? is performance about the joy of driving? or the importance... of surviving. to us, performance is not about doing one thing well. it is about doing everything well. because in the end... everything matters.
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10-year-old son, they say, who saw everything that happened that day has been traumatized. before we speak with them exclusively, cbs news correspondent ben tracy that's a look at the details. >> reporter: despite being a killer whale, this was still shocking, the whale tilikum attacked the trainer. >> we actually have a trainer in the water with one of our whales, the whale they are not supposed to be in the water with. >> they took this home video moments before the attack. that's 10-year-old bobby looking on. in a lawsuit filed this week, the family says bobby saw the look of horror and desperation on dawn's face as she was swimming for her life and tilikum violently brought her down to the depth of the pool. the family claims the boy has nightmares, is often angry and doesn't eat. >> doesn't matter he was traumatized, experienced severe emotional discretion.
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what the courts look to is whether or not there's a close family relationship between the person that observed the incident and the victim that was actually injured. >> reporter: more than 50 witness statements were collected after the attack. so far this is the only lawsuit. seaworld declined a comment on the specific case. but in a statement, they said, we are in the process of a thorough review of the killer whale program right now. we'll make any changes we feel will improve the safety of our staff and guest. on monday osha cited seaworld for violations, including willful disregard for safety because tilikum had known aggressive tendencies. the whale was involved in two other deaths in the past 20 years. seaworld is appealing the findings and plans to appeal the lawsuit. ben tracy, cbs news, new york. >> joining us exclusively this morning from manchester, new hampshire, are suzanne and her son bobby and their attorney.
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good to have you with us. suzanne, you were standing two to three feet away as all this is happening. you say the attack has had a lasting affect on your family, specifically your son bobby. talk to us about what's happened in the time since you witnessed this attack. >> since it happened, he at first -- it was the first week or so was very much shock. he had a hard time eating. he spent a lot of time alone crying a lot, didn't want to talk about things, didn't want to talk about that. you know, angry a lot. nightmares. it was very difficult for the whole family but he took it really hard. >> and then now a few months on, and again we're seeing that video that you shot, how are things a few months on. i want to point out to folks, if you're wondering why we're not talking to bobby, he's not answering because of the lawsuit. that's why suzanne is doing the talking for the family. suzanne, go ahead. how are things today? >> today, you know, it's been
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six months ago it happened on tuesday. you know, things don't seem to be getting any better. he's doing a little bit better but then we had nightmares again last week. it just seems to not be going away at all. >> when you look at that video, and you replay this and see it replayed on tv, did you realize at the time what you were seeing? >> well, as soon as he pulled her in, i knew something was wrong. i screamed to the trainer. yeah, basically we kind of stood there in shock, you know. it wasn't real. it wasn't happening. >> just trying to process everything. john, this week you filed a negligence lawsuit against seaworld. what exactly are you hoping for as an outcome here? >> well, the first thing that i want and the connells want is for seaworld to accept responsibility. they don't seem to understand that there are consequences for their actions. it's been six months now.
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seaworld has taken no responsibility for anything that happened that day. in fact, everyone who has criticized seaworld has come under their attack. so we can start with just accept responsibility for this event and make sure it doesn't happen again. >> we should point out, as ben mentioned in his piece, we did contact seaworld. they told us they are not commenting on this specific case right now, that they are reviewing the killer whale program. also, when we asked them about this, they brought up another claim, the connells had a different attorney, contacted seaworld on their behalf asking for $5,000 and threatening if not to go to oprah with their story. what do you know about those claims? >> i know the connells, absolutely deny that is true. i also know there's a phantom lawyer out there that's supposed to have said these mysterious
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things that can be construed to make them look bad. one of the things we're going to do in this case is we're going to get to the truth. i'm going to find out from seaworld, who this person is, if, in fact, he exists. if he exists, did he do what they are accusing the connells of doing. >> just to be clear, mr. overchuck, in this suit you want to hear from seaworld admittance, not necessarily a financial payout here. >> well, the only way that a corporation can say i'm sorry is with the dollars that they earn every day. >> we will continue to follow this. we appreciate you being with us this morning. suzanne, bobby, john overchuck. we'll be right back. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at choicehotels.com.
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it's your eyes. talk about a shocker on "big brother." the two self-proclaimed geniuses who swear they had a formula to
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win got booted. geniuses who swear they had a formula to win got booted. our julie chen, the host of "big brother," sat down with matt and brendon moments after they were evicted. >> you are a self-proclaimed, diabolical super genius, but here you sit. what happened? >> i don't know. the super genius crumbled. like i said, i was a victim of my own self-confidence, basically. i thought i had this one in the bag this week and i didn't have to worry about it. i wanted to compete next week. so i tossed the hoh competition. it was harder knowing after tossing it that i knew all the questions. i thought, maybe this is a bad idea. turned out it was. bit me in the rear. here i sit. >> was that your worst move in this game? >> hands down, the worst move. especially knowing one of the few strategies i came in with was to never, ever throw a competition. this is the first time i decided to go against pie strategy. didn't work. >> brendon, how shocked are you to be sitting here with me and
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not inside there? >> i am pretty shocked. it's a hard feeling. i think i'm still getting used to it. >> when haydon won hoh, did you think, i'm a goner? what did you think when he won? >> i thought, man, i was five steps behind winning hoh. again, at this point in the game, i feel if i'm not winning hoh or pov i'm going home. >> how much was that because you and rachel started out the game very brazen and open about your shomance, automatically putting a target on you guys? >> i thought that was it for a while, then she went home and i still felt like i had a target on my back. the fact i won hoh, another pov, i don't think helped the situation. >> thank you. >> thank you, julie. >> brendon, everyone. >> for mour of julie's interview, logon to our website at earlyshow.cbsnews.com. watch the next installment of "big brother" this sunday night 8:00 p.m./7:00 central on cbs. we're back in new orleans
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good morning. a couple of problems northbound 101. the first one in menlo park. northbound 101 approaching willow. not sure if lanes are blocked but you can see it's very slow as you approach the willow
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avenue exit. also, a new three-car crash blocking of the left lane. this is northbound 101 approaching broadway burlingame. so obviously very slow going there. once you get past both of those accidents, things improve quite a bit on 101 and 280. 101 fine towards hospital curve. to milpitas now 880/237 this is slow and go like that all the way towards zanker road for an hour. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast for today, boy, it's basically the end of the workweek. so we are moving into the weekend. also moving on camera from mount vaca. wow, that looks good, doesn't it? plenty of sunshine out there but also got some cloud out there, low clouds off in the distance. and they are part of the forecast, as well. especially along the coastline. and even in parts of the bay. later on this afternoon, here you go, high temperatures mid- 80s inland, mix of sun and clouds. also temperatures in the bay in the upper 60s.
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♪ ♪ that's a group called the roots of music that are joining us here roots of music joining us here in jackson square. every one of those young people have an extraordinary tore to tell. they are going to make some beautiful music for us this morning. michelle miller is going to be along in just a little bit. she's going to tell us all about it. michelle herself has some deep and beautiful and historic roots in this city. >> and we know that music is
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fuel, is air to this city. but if there's one other ingredient that makes this city run, it's food. john besh is going to be here from the restaurant. just smelling what he prepared for us is so tempting. stick around for that coming up in this hour. >> first back to new york. >> go ahead, guys, make us just a little more jealous as you've got that great music behind you, that good food to look forward to. >> what a beautiful picture there. >> stunning. hard to imagine what it looked like five years ago
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>> that's a quick look at your weather picture. you guys want me to play? you want me to join? >> yes. >> you just want your trumpet back. harry, we'll live it to the semipros. >> there you go. thanks very much, dave. we're joined here in jackson square by michelle miller. you lived here how many years? >> nine years here. nine years. some of the best years of my life. >> absolutely. and your husband's roots run so
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deep here. >> very deep. we got married in that very church. >> it's emotional for you just standing here. >> it is. it really is. to be here to tell the story about this amazing band called the roots of music and to talk about them is to talk more about the marching band itself. they are part of an after-school program. its goal is to really keep these kids focused, keep them off the streets. so many of them, well, awful them, lived through the nightmare of katrina. >> one of new orleans levees has been breached. >> nothing done about it. >> reporter: johnny schwartz was 6 years old, his brother jonathan 8, when hurricane katrina hit. >> we was living in a two-story house. in the morning, the whole downstairs was flooded. i was like oh, my god. >> reporter: with the waters rising, the whole family got in a boat and made their way out. >> i remember we slept on the
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bridge for one day. >> reporter: then they spent two nights in the superdome. >> i don't very much think about it. >> reporter: why? >> i don't want to. every time i think about it, i start crying or something, because i don't want to go through that no more. >> reporter: their mother, geraldine decided it was time for them to leave the city. and like 250,000 other people, the schwartz family headed to houston. but the trauma of the storm stayed with them. >> he was terrified. he was traumatized. every time it rained, i mean, it was just like -- brought him back to katrina. >> reporter: they never adjusted to life in texas. what were their grades like in houston? >> they failed. when they went to houston, they failed. >> i wasn't comfortable because i thought something else was going to happen. >> reporter: after two years, they moved back to new orleans. johnny and jonathan joined the roots of music band program where every player is 14 or
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younger. derrick taft is the founder. >> all of them dealt with a horrific catastrophe that came through. that is katrina. just think about it, they lost everything. when you lose everything, that's a big, traumatic crisis in your life, you know. >> reporter: it's free to join. but attendance is mandatory. before they pick up an instrument, these 125 kids are required to do homework. and at the end of the day, everyone gets a hot meal. one year ago, johnny and jonathan were struggling with memories of katrina. but now the roots have shown them a way out. where would you be without band? >> on the streets, hanging with a bad crowd, at the wrong place at the wrong time. >> reporter: clearly these kids are achieving. 85% of them have raised their grades by a full letter. they are shifting their focus away from tragedy and looking towards the future. >> i don't know what i can do
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without band. >> i don't want to just play a trumpet. i want to try to play every instrument i can. >> i can't repay them for what they have done for my kids. i was really scared there for a minute. it's all good now. >> reporter: all good? >> it's all good. ♪ >> reporter: it is all good. johnny and jonathan and the roots of music band owe a special thanks, rather, to a documentary still in production, harry, called "the whole gritty city." their story is being told. i want to send out a special thanks to them for telling the story. we couldn't have told it without them. >> the other part of this whole puzzle here is when you go neighborhood by neighborhood. this is not the only group like this. this is not the only place where people are coming together in a way. they may not have come together had it not been for this catastrophe.
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>> you're absolutely right. folks like derrick have stood up and said, hey, i'm going to take responsibility, because this is my community. he is certainly a hero. >> wow, that is a fine-looking group. >> you see the 3-year-old? that's derrick's nephew. and he can play a mean drum. >> what's his name? >> what is his name? i don't know. terrence. >> terrence, turn around and say hi to everybody. thanks, everybody. thank you very, very much. >> reporter: thank you, harry. >> we really appreciate it. back to new york. here is erica. >> such a great story. thanks to michelle as well. the prime time emmy awards aired this sunday night. we have two questions we would like to answer. who should win and, of course, who will win. here with his answers dalton ross, assistant editor at "entertainment weekly" magazine who brings us good predictions. >> good to be here. >> hard to believe it's the end
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of the summer and we're hitting the emmies. >> already. i know. >> it begins. we must kick it off. outstanding actor in a comedy. we'll put them on the screen. the nominees. who were you thinking in this category should win? >> well, you know, "big bang theory" was snugged. they were ute set about that. what i say to you, if you're upset, vote for jim parsons, "the big bang theory." he's the breakout character. he's hilarious a lot of people thought he would win last year. it didn't happen. this would be his time. >> it could be his time. it may not be. is it going to be alec baldwin. >> again. he's still the front-runner. >> for "30 rock." he's hysterical. he can arch an eyebrow and i'm laughing. he's front-runner with parsons the dark house. >> best actress comedy. this is a tough category. >> a lot of great nominees. i'm going to give it to eddie
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falco. i think she should win and will win. if you look at what she did on t"the sopranos," now to do this 180 with a dark comedic role, it's amazing. emmy lovers love to see that range. >> she's phenomenal. that show is amazing, it has a really dry, dark humor at some points. she's phenomenal in that role. >> it's not a straight comedy. it's very dark in points. people really respect the range. >> we've got that out of the way. why don't we tie this up, outstanding comedy show. a lot of good ones in the running but "modern family" getting a lot of attention. >> "30 rock" won the last two years but i don't think, modern family and "glee." i'm going to give the nod to "modern family" the "glee"
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people are passionate. but broader appeal, amazing sharp writing. >> if it were a musical comedy -- >> it would be all about "glee." >> best actor in a drama, looking at this closely, bryan cranston. >> we talk about the range of eddie falco. he was a goof ball and he's won twice in a row. i think he deserves to win and will win again. the guys amazes me every episode he can play this dark character with depth and emotion. voters responded to them and i think they will this year. >> best actress. a lot of people are pulling for a certain someone in this category. >> someone named juliet margulies? i think she's de los a lock. she's a big name from er.
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"the good wife" it really had a lot of things going for it. she is obviously the centerpiece. i think it's going to win. >> it has a great buzz. i have more people say to me how much they love this show. whether or not that translates into an emmy the buzz for people watching it. >> it does. someone for everyone. you want a quick show that wraps up in an hour, you get it, serialized elements, it has that too. >> overall drama, best drama, who do you think should/will win. >> we talked about how great "the good wife" is but i don't think it will win this category. should win, the best show on television, we talk about the writing, acting, cinematography. it's like great art. that said, looking at madmen. voters love it. sleek, sexy, all those things they enjoy. it's got the momentum, will probably pull it out again. >> interesting. finally, so much attention on
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the late night category. i remember when the nominations were released, the collective gasp as we saw them. so who do you think could take this home? there's really stiff competition here? >> forget about "breaking bad" and madmen, obviously you have "the tonight show" with conan o'brien, not jay leno. he submitted himself. it got nominated. he could win on nbc for a show he got fired from. obviously he's got a lot of fans that didn't like the way he was treated. the question is will they vote with their head or the heart. the head says jon stewart. he's won every year since the stone ages. people with their heart might say, i don't like the way he was treated, i'm going to give it to conan. >> too close to call? >> it's pretty close. stewart is the incumbent but conan -- we want to see conan win to see what's going to happen. delicious. >> me, too. we'll be watching. great to have you with us. >> thanks. >> we want to return to harry in
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new orleans. hey, harry. >> all right. thanks very much, erica. we are joined here in jackson square by chef john besh who has not one, not two but six restaurants here. >> just a few places here in town. as you can tell, i love new orleans. what a gorgeous morning. >> you grew up in slidell. >> about 30 minutes outside of the city here, what used to be the country, now slowly engulfed in new orleans. cooking up some shrimp and grits today. >> you know what -- >> perfect brunch dish. >> before the storm, if you came to new orleans and engaged in conversation with a local, it only took about 22 seconds before it always came to food. >> it takes that long? >> maybe it's five seconds. >> we're passionate about our food, our music. look, i'm burning this dish here. beautiful, wild louisiana shrimp. yes, you can eat the shrimp. they are incredible. >> the shrimp season is open
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again. >> beautiful fresh white shrimp. in season. they are gorgeous. harry, if you wouldn't mind grab the pepper right there. pepper mill. go ahead and give me a nice little douse of it. excellent. we're going to saute this with andoulle sausage. tastes great. cayenne pepper. add a little shallot to it. >> nice. >> some boosted red pepper and some tomato. if you want to give that a stir for me. >> there you go. >> use that there. i'd appreciate it. you know what, the people at home could only adjust their sets to get the smell. >> the smell of it. you've got to smell it at home. this stuff is so good. we're going to take a little bit of shrimp stock right over the top. one of michelle's favorite
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things, she's back there dying right now, we're going to add a touch of butter. >> it's brunch. add a little butter. over here, take this crab meat, jumbo lump louisiana blue crab meat. so, so simple. just a touch of lemon juice, a little bit of mayonnaise. i see michelle staring at me saying what on earth are you doing. a little bit of horse radish and mustard. we're just going to toss that could you hit me with a little salt. >> right there. >> you know where it is. >> let me ask you a question, to have this seafood back, to have these waters back open and to have that fresh, fresh, raw material coming back into the restaurants, what does it mean. >> coastal communities are the life line to food in new orleans. we can't sustain this culture without them. it's so important to get these shrimpers out shrimping, get
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crabbers out crabbing, clean up oyster bed in time to bring the harvest into new orleans. we need it, the country needs it. coastal communities have helped to feed our country for three centuries now. it's a beautiful thing. i'm so glad to see we're making huge headway. >> you know what, with six businesses you're so heavily invested in, much more so than financially, this is about your passion and life's work, how do you feel about how this city is doing vis-a-vis on this five year anniversary. >> i tell you. i've never taken the anniversary very serious because it's something so somber. so many people went through so much. to see the city now, it's rejuvenated, it's alive. i think the resilience of the people has really stepped up. we've shown the country, we've shown the world what we're made of. it's a beautiful thing. we live life today produced to be new orleansians.
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>> this is just about done. >> here we go. you've got to give this a shot. i'll work on that. that's a little bit of the crab meat, i've added a few herbs, chopped chives, a little dill and fresh greens. it's so simple. the crab meat does it all. >> you are killing me. >> this is my favorite thing to do. you've heard of cheese grits. take creole cream cheese, add it to the grits along with local cheddar. roasted jalapeno pepper. >> applause for adding cheese to the grits. >> oh, man, jalapenos. >> making that just for you, michelle. >> look at these shrimp, look how beautiful that is now. >> literally takes minutes, we'll let that cook five minutes longer. we'll take some of these right now. lord have mercy that's looking good. >> oh, my goodness.
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john besh, thank you so much. >> thank you for coming down. enjoy your time in new orleans. >> we always do. appreciate it. if you would like to see these and other recipes, all you need to do is go to our website. that's earlyshow.cbs news.com. we'll be back with more with all of our good friends in new orleans right after this. i have fallen in love with making bird houses.
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caw caw! [ director ]what is that? that's a horrible crow. here are some things that i'll make as little portals for my bird friends. honestly, i'd love to do this for the rest of my life so i have to take care of myself. [ male announcer ] to keep doing what you love, keep your heart healthy. cheerios can help.
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the whole grain oats can help lower cholesterol. [ bob ] makes you feel ageless. brrrbb! [ male announcer ] it's simple, love your heart so you can do what you love. what do you love? see how cheerios can help you do it. [ bob ] squak! ♪ that's the roots of music band that michelle miller profiled a little while ago. all these kids, katrina survivors. we got the good food, the good music here and you'll be back tomorrow. >> that's right. ha, ha, you are to leave. tomorrow, of course, we'll look
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back at katrina. we're going to examine these last five years. we're going to have more music. we're going to have more food. and a great morning here. stay tuned for that. >> there you go. also, with more continuing coverage of the five years after katrina on the "cbs evening news" tonight. for now, that does it for us. i know that you, erica, and jeff are seriously jealous. >> we are. >> extremely. >> we will allow you your envy. >> i'm taking this in carry-on for you. >> that's so kind. you know grits are one of my favorite things, shrimp and grits. it's just cruel, harry smith. cruel. >> imagine. >> uh-huh, rub it in, go ahead. >> besides, dave price stuffing his face all morning, the one thing that's stood out for me today -- and you're still hearing it play -- the music. it is so good to hear that, guys. >> it's the music. it's the smiles. it's the attitude.
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headlines... it is 8:55. good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara with your cbs 5 news headlines. this morning crews trying to repair a ruptured underground pipe in redwood shores. it spewed thousands of gallons of raw sewage around davit lane and anchor circle. the pipe apparently ruptured wednesday. no estimate yet when it will be repaired. trash day is returning in san mateo county. allied waste employees have been striking since wednesday over stalled contract talks. that strike ended last night. the company says pickups will be running two days behind schedule as it handles the overflow of trash. and bart rewarding riders by delaying the next near hike for six months. it was scheduled for new year's day 2012 and now won't go into effect until july of
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2012. it's part of a rider appreciation package from bart's $8 million surplus. traffic and weather right after this. ,, ,,,,,,
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bruno. another alternative 280 looks fine. no issues there. 880 through oakland, very busy right now as you pass the coliseum in those northbound lanes. they have a section of northbound 101 shut down in san benito county. a big rig is on its sidecar rig 80,000 pounds of rock. so traffic is diverted since midnight last night to 156 then get on 25 and then cross on over towards northbound 101 if you are heading up towards the gilroy area. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. last check of my forecast. have a good weekend. >> you, too. >> those of you at home, i hope you have prettynicee weekend. you have everything, clouds and sunshine. we are expecting more sunshine and clouds in the afternoon. mid-80s inland today mild temperatures. upper 60s around the bay with a mix of sun and clouds. some sunshine for the coastline. cloudy conditions saturday as we cool down. but sunday we warm up with more
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