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saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online. percent pay cut... so that their
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laid-off colleagues can be re-hired? anne makovec is in san jose where the firefighters union is meeting today firefighters in san jose are facing a difficult choice. should they agree it a 9% pay cut so their laid off colleagues can be rehired? anne makovec in san jose where firefighters soon meeting at this hour. anne. >> reporter: good morning, and they are voting right now as the union is currently trying to prove its point. there was a delayed response to one or more of those fires. he is talking about three fires in west san jose within the same 3.5-hour period yesterday morning. this house on del monte court burned quickly. it took firefighters 10 minutes to get there. now the goal of the fire department is to 8. that's slow. 6 is the national standard. >> reporter: the union voted to -- [ please stand by for realtime captions, due to technical audio difficulties ]
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[ no audio ] morning to repair a ruptured underground pipe on the peninsula. it spewed thousands of gallons of raw sewage into the area. the pipe is near davit lane and anchor circle, in redwood shores. it's believed to have ruptured two days ago. the sewage buckled the asphalt and flowed into the garages of six houses... and into redwood shores lagoon. tests on the water show high levels of toxins and bacteria. right now, the sewage is being pumped into tanker trucks and taken to a nearby plant. people who live in
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the area are being warned not to come in contact with the lagoon's water. "we do know there was a spill of some sewage, we know that there's raw sawage in the water. people should not swim, or boat or kayak or have any contact with the lagoon waters.." public works crews don't have an estimate for when the break will be repaired, although they have stopped the flow of sewage. they say they are keeping residents updated with automated phone calls. trash pickup is returning in san mateo county today. a two-day garbage strike ended last night. more than 500 allied waste collectors refused to cross the picket line in solidarity with striking workers at a landfill in half moon bay. but now the picket lines are gone. the company say pickups will be running two days behind schedule, as it handles the overflow of trash. did you feel it? an earthquake hit this morning near danville. it measured a magnitude 2.6. the quake struck
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around 7:40 this morning. it was centered 3-miles west of danville, and 4- miles south of alamo, in unincorporated contra costa county. there are no reports of any aftershocks. oakland police still have no suspects in the murder of a teenager, a week before his 14th birthday. friends and family held a vigil last night for jimon (jim-ahn) clark. it was near 61st and bancroft avenues, where he was shot wednesday night. those who knew him described him as a star athlete, who also enjoyed doing magic tricks and religious activities. "it weakens you in the knees that here we are, back on page one with the violence and the corruption in our community. instead of laying off 80 police officers, they should be hiring more police officers to help curcumvent the crime that's still out there on our streets." jimon clark was shot as he and his 15-year-old brother walked to
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a gas station to help a friend. investigators say the gunman went through the teenager's pockets and stole two dollars, before running off. computer giants hewlett- packard and dell are in a bidding war over a small company in fremont. this morning, palo alto-based h-p got a leg up on the competition. it increased its offer for "3-par incorporated"... nearly two billion dollars. matt bigler explains why these big corporations are willing to pay so much, for a little known company. san francisco international airport has two new & improved runways this afternoon.
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runways this afternoon. congresswoman jackie speier and the administrator of the f-a-a were on hand to show off the finished project. workers leveled out two of the airport's four runways, which had settled over time. it's hoped the asphalt resurfacing will prevent sudden shutdowns due to pavement breakdown... and limit debris from crumbling pavement. today representative speier said the project also created 300 jobs. "because of this commitment, because of this investment in the airport, these people have had jobs, they've had extended hours, or they've gotten jobs for the very first time." the runway projects were paid for with more than 14 million dollars in federal stimulus money. bart is rewarding riders' loyalty by delaying the next
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fare hike for six months. the transit agency has regularly scheduled fare hikes every two years to offset inflation. the next increase was set for new year's day 20-12. now, it won't go into effect until *july of that year. the move will save riders a collective 2.2 million dollars. it's all part of a larger rider appreciation package from bart's eight million dollar surplus. it includes replacing seats and installing real-time departure signs. apple is again creating some buzz. the cupertino- based company has scheduled a press conference for next week. it's not saying what it's going to talk about. but there is a lot of speculation. some believe apple will unveil a new "i-pod touch..." which could be redesigned to look like the new i-phone 4. there also may be a new i-pod shuffle. something else apple may announce... a new service to allow music streaming over the internet without having to download it. new orleans -- five years after katrina. "its unbelievable that i'm finally here, it's unbelievable
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i have a nice home. i'm just amazed." signs of hope in one of the most devastated neighborhoods. but as you'll see, the big easy still has a long way to go. also -- trapped thousands of feet underground. today -- new video of the chilean miners. but their saga is far from over. why they may have to spend the holidays in the mine. ============b r e a k ============== ,,,,,,
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the images are something we will never forget. this is video of the lower 9th ward in new
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orleans, just after the storm hit. when the levees broke, it was the first neighborhood to suffer the brunt of the destruction. today, the neighborhood is in the midst of a rebirth. it still has a long way to go. but kendis gibson shows us, signs of hope are slowing beginning to appear. (pkg) erma merril's >> reporter: the porch is all that's left in the ninth ward. she spent the week unpacking her home a few blocks away from the one flooded when the levee broke and katrina wiped out her neighborhood. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: five years later not only are the memories of the storm fresh, the disaster that remains serves as a constant reminder. [ inaudible ] [ inaudible ] the organization has built more than a dozen houses for those
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who lost everything. residents may be [ inaudible ] making their way back but restoring the lower ninth ward community will take some time. [ indiscernible ] this is what they are coming back to. the local baptist church holds services once a month and only one of five schools has re- opened. about 20% out of [ indiscernible ] is back cutting the grass and sprucing up their homes. >> it's unbelievable [ indiscernible ] >> it may be christmas before a group of chilean miners is rescued from a chamber. pirits -- singing the chilean national anthem and sending messages to loved ones. they've been trapped 22- hundred
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feet underground for three weeks now. it's going to take months to drill a relief tunnel to rescue the miners. a team of psychologists is now camped out at the site to offer support. still to come -- the brand new treatment promising to get rid of cellulite. we'll show you how it works. < weather tease > ============b r e a k ============== ,,,,,,,,,,
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dentures are softer than teeth. and a lot of people, when they get a denture, they think the best way to clean it is by brushing it with toothpaste. toothpaste contains abrasives that scratch dentures, leaving microscopic crevices where bacteria can grow, and bacteria can cause bad breath. the best way to go is to soak them in polident. only polident is proven to clean without scratching and kills 99.9% of odor-causing bacteria. i recommend using polident and soak every day. it's the right way to go.
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i'm going to the rodeo. you are dressed up like you're going partying. [ inaudible ] >> it's a great day for jeans if you happen to be [ indiscernible ] and also for the weekend. [ technical difficulties with audio ] treasure island in the distance. fair amount of clouds around
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the bay area. will we clear out completely in not expecting that. here's a look at our daily planner. this is what we are expecting. for the afternoon, sunshine, mild temperatures, up to the mid-80s. love it. mostly sunny conditions around the bay with temperatures to the mid-70s and a mix of sun and clouds along the coastline. today's highs along the coast in the mid-60s. for tonight partly cloudy with more clouds moving in late. that will also be the drill for the bay and low clouds and fog and possible drizzle for the coastline as temperatures cool down to the lower to the mid-50s. here's a look at our satellite and radar. we don't typically show you this. but there is something worth showing today. that's a minor weather disturbance that's going to be moving in and that's going to give us more clouds throughout the day for saturday and also cool down our temperatures. the beauty of it is it will mix everything out along the coastline so you should see some sunshine. still going to keep a chance of maybe a possible sprinkle in the forecast for tomorrow. today's highs:
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3500 vintage cars close to 100,000 people expected. the weather should be great. >> that's your favorite. >> that's my favorite. goodguys west coast nationals in pleasanton. are you tired of cellulite? there is new help this afternoon and it has the approval of the fda. ashley morrison shows us a device that does the work of two or three machines all at one time. >> reporter: lisa likes wearing shorts but she didn't like showing off the cellulite on the back of her legs. >> no matter how much i work out -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: lisa's undergoing a new technology called reaction. it's the first device that combines existing therapies to treat cellulite and -- [ inaudible ] the treatment uses
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traditional radiofrequency energy to heat the skin and vacuum therapy to increase blood flow to the area. >> heating will cause a collagen to shorten and tighten the skin or causes untold injuries to fat and causes the fat to disappear. >> reporter: but reaction technology will put a dent in your wallet. it costs about $2,500 for a six-week treatment and since it's cosmetic insurance won't cover it. it usually takes a few visits to see the effects. some patients might bruise or feel minor discomfort. >> it just felt like someone was giving me a massage and was really hike hot like heat. >> reporter: lisa is on her last treatment and definitely sees improvement. >> i feel a lot better. i'm not as self-conscious. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: to keep her newly improved thighs she will need maintenance once or twice a year.
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doctors warn that nothing can reshape the body completely. ashley morrison for cbs news new york. >> doctors say reaction works on all skin types and colors. ============== a quick programming note. there is no 5 and 6 o'clock news this ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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dentures are softer than teeth. and a lot of people, when they get a denture, they think the best way to clean it is by brushing it with toothpaste. toothpaste contains abrasives that scratch dentures, leaving microscopic crevices where bacteria can grow, and bacteria can cause bad breath. the best way to go is to soak them in polident. only polident is proven to clean without scratching and kills 99.9% of odor-causing bacteria. i recommend using polident and soak every day. it's the right way to go.
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there is for this. well, today's tip of the day is going to be is broccoli. this is smaller and shorter which is great. nice and green over the [ indiscernible ] free from yellowing. right here has to be tender. if you see it crack that means it's been stored for too long. when you bring the broccoli home, open up the plastic bag and put them in the refrigerator. that is so important. shelf life, three to four days at the most. any longer than that it loses nutrition. i just like to blanche them. then i like to saute them with garlic, bread crumbs on top with tomatoes. oh. delicious anyway. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy.
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evening for cbs coverage of the n-f-l preseason. the san diego char on the new this is no 5:00 or 6:00 newscast this evening. the chargers take on the new orleans saints. superdome in new orleans. so that begins at 5:00 p.m. "cbs evening news with katie couric" this afternoon at 4:30. >> i get paid. >> get ready for football. >> how about another sport. happens in a small coastal village in india. thoroughbred bulls and buffaloes charge through muddy waters while a farmer rides in between them. this year there were more than 300 competitors. animal rights activists had raised concerns about the event. but this year court obervers, as well as activists, were on hand to keep a watchful eye.
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that's it for the cbs 5 news at noon. our next newscast is at 5. and don't >> thank you for watching. see you on monday. rget... eyewitness news is always on c-b-s 5 dot com. ============b r e a k,,,,,,,,,,,
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our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online.

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