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>> tonight at 6:00. have a great day, everyone. >> enjoy the game. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, june 4 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." new details on who the terror suspect shot by boston police may have been targeting. we talk to the woman at the center of the threat. police target the assistant of aman who was murdered with his family and housekeeper in their washington, d.c. mansion. plus one of the wealthiest counties in america is dealing with a drought by turning its toilet water into tap water. bebewe begin with a look at today's eye opener your world in 90 seconds. usaama rahim's original intention was to behead pamela
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geller. >> the boston suspect target list expands. >> the fbi was tracking rahim and two other men 24/7. >> it was a very serious threat. we didn't take it lightly. >> an investigation has revealed at least 51 labtories received anthrax from the department over the past decade. tar balls washing ashore in long beach, california. a severe storm pounding denver and hurricane blanca is picking up steam off the coast of mexico. on the republican side rick perry is expected to announce his second white house bid today. >> i sis shut off a major dam in ramadi a city they recently captured? >> are we winning or losing at this moment? >> these are fights where if you're not winning you're probably losing. the duggars break their silence and admit they knew about their son molesting his sisters and other young girls. >> we touched them over their clothes when they were sleeping. they didn't even know he did. >> it chuck blazer says he and
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officials accepted bribes. >> jack warner threatening to release more secrets. >> a man threatening to have a bomb threatening to blow up a restaurant. employees tacked him. >> the florida gators win back-to-back national championships. >> i went to go see "pitch perfect 2" which is unbelievable. fat amy is awesome. i love her. >> and all that matters. >> cbs is making me shave it off because tom selleck's mustache has a non-compete clause. >> stephen colbert is back and he has a new look. >> hey i know that dude. >> on cbs "this morning." >> millions of noisy cicadas have emerged from the ground after spending 17 years underground. said one cicada "bush versus clinton? oh, crap guys, we haven't slept at all."
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captioning funded by cbs welcome to cbs "this morning." we have new information about the intentions of a terror suspect shot and killed monday by police in boston. usaama rahim allegedly wanted to attack police officers but sources tell cbs news his original target may have been the outspoken critic of islam, pamela geller. >> geller organized last month's art exhibit and protest outside dallas that was attacked by two muslim men. jeff pegues is in washington with more on the threat and geller's response. jeff, good morning. >> good morning. law enforcement sources are still unclear how serious the plot against geller was and how much was just talk. what is clear is that geller's support of the pro photomohammed's depiction as made her a target. cbs news has learned that usaama rahim had planned to carry out an isis-style beheading possibly targeting conservative activist pamela geller. that plan, hatched before his failed attempt to attack law
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enforcement on the streets of boston. >> well, i'm the number one target for isis right now. >> reporter: on may 3, geller organized a prophet mohammed cartoon drawing contest in texas. last night geller told cbs "this morning" she has increased her security but has yet to discuss the threat with the fbi. >> it won't end with me or the cops. the one thing that came out of garland is that isis is here. islamic terrorism is here on the home soil on a weekly sometimes daily basis. >> reporter: court documents say rahim told his alleged accomplice david wright about a plan to kill a person outside of massachusetts. in coded language, wright told rahim something was like thinking with your head on your chest. an apparent reference to beheadings carried out by isis. in the days following the failed attack in garland, the fbi
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increased surveillance and investigations on perceived low-priority threats. rahim had been on joint terrific task force radar for several months but in recent weeks law enforcement began 24 hours a day surveillance on him. the fbi does not have unlimited resources to carry out around-the-clock surveillance on suspects but law enforcement sources say the bureau has hundreds of cases it is prioritizing that are similar to this one. gayle? >> thank you very much jeff. rahim's funeral is scheduled for later today. apparently two other people were discussing the plot with rahim. one is david wright, the other has not been charged or named. jim axelrod is at the federal courthouse in boston with how recorded phone calls led police to act. jim, good morning. >> reporter: law enforcement sources tell us the calls they recorded captured mr. wright saying "you're attempting to go
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on vacation i see" which sources say is code for committing jihad. they tell us wright instructed rahim to both destroy his cell phone and wipe his computer clean in an have had a of this confrontation with boston police. federal conspiracy charges were drawn up for david wright also known as daoud sharif abdul khalif after he had a conversation with rahim about an imminent isis-style beheading plot. rahim, under surveillance phoned wright saying he was going to go after the boys in blue allegedly calling them the easiest target. a law enforcement official believed it was a reference to police officers. in turn federal authorities say they heard wright directing rahim to erase his digital trail. the affidavit says wright told rahim "at the moment you decide to delete from your phone or break it apart. throw it down to the ground get rid of it before anybody gets it and dump it."
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two hours after that 5:00 a.m. phone call, a hemo, a 26-year-old private security officer was confronted by a joint terrorism task force officer in boston. when one of the officers told him to drop his weapon, rahim replayedre replied "you drop yours." >> reporter: the boston police commissioner says the video of the shooting shows the two officers acted in self-defense. the city's muslim leaders were shown the video which has not been released. >> he was approaching them. they did back up. >> reporter: federal authorities say rahim's online alias shows he liked isis on facebook. the week before his fatal encounter with police rahim purchased three fighting knives on one of the weapons had a blaze more than nine inches long. rahim allegedly telling wright "i just got myself a nice it will -- little tool.
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it's good for carving." federal officials say on sunday rahim and wright met on a rhode island beach with an unidentified third person who hasn't been arrested or charged. federal investigators are still looking into whether the plot included more than just the three people we know about. charlie? >> jim, thanks. this morning, the supreme leader of iran is accusing the united states and israel of supporting isis ayatollah khamenei calls the extremist group "unislamic." the pentagon says the coalition campaign has killed more than 10,000 islamic state fighters but general david petraeus says the united states risks losing. i sat down with the former cia director who also commanded the surge in iraq for the "cbs evening news." are we winning or losing at this moment? >> these are fights where if you're not winning you're probably losing because time is not on your side. >> and we are not winning? >> well, it's arguable now in iraq. we'll turn it around we will
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win again in iraq. we have to do more in syria and, indeed, we have to do more in other areas. >> as you know, there are people in the political world will say if the u.s. had left troops in iraq we would not be watching the rise of isis. >> well look i supported leaving troop ss as the president did if we could -- >> but wouldn't troops have led to impeding the rise of isis? >> it's arguable. i'd like to have tested the proposition but it's by no means certain. it would have given us better situational awareness, better infrastructure and a lot of other positive features but, again, no one can guarantee that.that that. >> petraeus says it's a significant setback for ramadi to fall and the u.s. may need to send advisors. a number of cases of mishandled anthrax has doubled. the pentagon says wednesday 51
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laboratories in 17 states and wards accidentally received potential live samples of the bacteria. three foreign countries also received shipments. pentagon officials admit the numbers could rise further. they insists there no risk to the general public. >> this morning, unsealed documents reveal new details about the evidence in the washington, d.c. quadruple murder. police are examining cell phone records in the death of savvas savopoulos, his wife son and housekeeper. wyatt andrews is at the crime scene with the renewed focus on the businessman's assistant. wyatt, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. these new revelations all come from unseal eded search warrants that show the police have been investigating the man who brought the ransom money, the personal assistant to savvas savopoulos. they say this man lied about delivering the $40,000 in cash delivered on the morning of the murders. investigators grew suspicious of
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the assistance jordan wallace after he changed his account of when savopoulos called to ask for the money. police revealed they looked al watt las' calls, text messages and cell phone locations beginning four days before the crime. they also physically seized his phone to examine his contacts notes, and photographs. >> if you're lying about something that seems inconsequential we believe there's a reason for that. >> reporter: former fbi deputy director ron hasko says police are looking for connection to daron wint the only suspect arrested so far. >> how long have they known each other? did they work there together? did they have prior interactions? this is dogged dedicated police work. >> reporter: other revelations say this was a forced entry, that police found a single broken window next to a door latch and a visible shoe or boot print on the house's side door. this reverses earlier theories
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that wint, a rm toer erformer employee of savopoulos, may have been invited into the home. the documents reveal more details about the death of 10-year-old phillip savopoulos saying firefighters found only the charred remains of a juvenile so disfigured they were unable to determine the race or sex. police also disclosed that despite the family's extensive security system they're still searching for the digital video recorder that would have taped a portion of the crime. this is the first confirmation that footage from the surveillance cameras is missing. neighbors tell us that jordan wallace, the man who delivered the cash came later that day back here to the crime scene in time to witness the fire and told everyone who would listen "that is my boss' house." this would have been hours after he delivered the ransom money but hours before he told the police different versions of how that happened. wallace has not responded to our request for comment. charlie? >> wyatt, thanks.
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republican primary voters will have two more candidates vying for their support. >> we need a president who tells the american people the truth. >> former texas governor rick perry released a video overnight announcing his sfwengs to run. he will become the 10th candidate in the crowded gop field. and this morning former florida governor jeb bush has a new web site that says "coming soon." cbs news has confirmed bush will launch his campaign june 15. in the democrats' race former rhode island governor and senator lincoln chafee is the latest challenger to hillary clinton. the other hopefuls are former governor martin o'malley of maryland and senator bernie sanders of vermont. the world soccer corruption scandal threatens to blow wide open. jack warner, who faces u.s. bribery charges, says he's ready to reveal everything he knows and warner's long time deputy is admitting he took bribe money. charlie d'agata is in london with the newest allegations. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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another day, another drama. each new revelation is making the fbi's job easier to prove that fifa is corrupt to its core and probably all the way to the top and now the former vice president says he's got paperwork to prove who did what. >> hoping that the best defense is a good offense, jack warner went n the attack. he vowed to hand over an avalanche of evidence to investigators. >> i will also give them my knowledge of financial transactions of fifa including but not limited to fifa president sepp blatter. >> reporter: he said he fears for his life and accused fifa of meddling in his country's elections. warner himself is facing extradition to the united states for allegedly accepting a $10 million bribe. his claims followed court records released yesterday in which u.s. fifa exec chuck blazer admitted that he agreed
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with other persons in or around 1992 to facilitate the acceptance of a bribe in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 world cup. that was held in france and said that he and other fifa executives took bribes over the selection of south africa in 2010. it turns out, blazer has been the fbi's mole and used a wiretap inside a key to be to record conversations with fifa execs. and that revelation itself is bound to unravel the rest of fifa says sports columnist in ss columnist ins. >> this is widespread across the globe across every member nation has some kind of hand in this. >> reporter: what now? russia's sports minister repeat there had's no risk of losing the 2018 world cup. the one after that in qatar may be another story since the united states came runner up in that one.
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gayle? >> charlie d'agata. we'll be watching. that thank you reporting from london. the official death toll in china's cruise ship disaster is up to 75. more than 300 passengers are still missing at this hour. rescuers are cutting into the ship's hull this morning sarching for any sign of life. the ship capsized monday on the yangtze river during a violent storm. a four-mile stretch of long beach this morning is the latest part of california's coast to be closed by tar balls. the oily substance started washing ashore wednesday. overnight cleanup crews in white suits got to work picking up the mess. lab tests will determine if the tar is related to the big oil spill in santa barbara. this morning facebook's sheryl sandberg is opening up about somehow she's coping after the sudden death of her husband last month. she shares her grief in personal and unflinching terms in a post on the social media site. elaine quijano of our digital network cbsn is here with the message. elaine good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandberg's facebook post was
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meant to mark the end of the traditional 30-day mourning period for deceased spouses. she wanted to thank people for their love and support but her words make clear her heart break is still very raw. since the death of david goldberg, cherylsheryl sandberg says she's spent many moments lost in a void "i have lived to years in these 30 days. i am 30 years sadder i feel like i am 30 years wiser" she says. she also revealed she's been leaning heavily on her mother. she has tried to fill the empty space in my bed holding me each night until i cry myself to sleep, sandberg wrote. "she has fought to hold back her own tears to make room for mine. she has explained to me the anguish i am feeling is both my own and my children's." belinda luskin interviewed the family for a cover story in 2013. >> she has a very close family. they've always been close. but i think the connection between her, her mother and her children has become very apparent to her.
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>> reporter: sandberg says she has learned how to ask for help. "those closest to me took over" she wrote. "they planned, they arranged, they told me where to sit and reminded me to eat." going back to work helped but sandberg note misdemeanor co-workers were unsure what to say. sometimes she wrote "real empathy is acknowledging everything is not okay." when i am asked "how are you?" i stop myself from shouting "my husband died a month ago, how do you think i am?" when i hear "how are you today i realize the person knows that the best i can do right now is to get through each day." >> we are just not used to seeing business people that are supposed to be powerful and in charge to be so vulnerable. i think i was blown away by that. >> reporter: sandberg says she now knows the true meaning of gratitude. "as heartbroken as i am i look at my children each day and rejoice that they are alive. i no longer take each day for granted." sandberg revealed her husband
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died almost immediately following a treadmill accident although she didn't know it at the time. she also said that by sharing the lessons she's learned she hopes to give meaning and purpose to her grief. is. >> when i saw it yesterday, it's so powerful and heartbreaking at the same time. when she said you can make the decision to fall into a void or - choose life she's chosen life. >> the line that rabbi told her, the most powerful prayer let me not die while i am still alive. an american mauled by a lion in south africa wanted to expose the poaching crisis ahead, animal expert jack hanna shows
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foot. it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. good morning, everyone. here's what's happening right now. daly city police are trying to track down a driver who took off during a traffic stop briefly dragging an officer alongside. investigators say another officer fired at the car when that driver took off. giants making another trip to the white house today. president obama will congratulate the team on last year's big world series victory. they play on friday night in philly after that. and four miles of shoreline are closed in long beach the latest southern california coastal area affected by tar balls. the tar balls do not appear related to the oil and gas extraction in that area. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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the san mateo bridge, we have a few brake lights to contend with. looks like a 20-minute-plus right as you work your way westbound at 92 between 880 and 101. eastbound though moving nicely. slow-and-go at the bay bridge. metering lights are on. busy off the eastshore freeway delays up to 40 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. southbound 680, through walnut creek, seeing brake lights as well as you work your way toward highway 24, slow on the connect there are to 24. also seeing brake lights westbound highway 4 through antioch and again through pittsburg. that's traffic. here's brian. >> okay, gianna. we are starting out with a mixture of sun and clouds around the bay area on this fine thursday morning. we'll cool it down a little bit and start out with temperatures mostly in the 50s. it's 56 in concord. and 52 in san francisco. san jose has 56. a few thunderstorms maybe on the way for the north bay today. certainly for the sierra. high pressure builds in. we are going to warm up over the weekend. today the city hits 60. 75 at livermore and
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let it go. >> good samaritans came to the rescue of a woman in manhattan. a suspect grabbed her money and ran. they grabbed him as you seeing took him down got the money back and held him on the ground until the police arrived. that guy is very sorry. >> very surprised. >> i like to see people helping out one another. >> makes you feel good about your neighbors. >> i'll say. welcome back to "cbs this morning." jeff glor of our cbsn network is with us. >> good morning. coming up this half hour people in one texas neighborhood is wondering what's going on behind closed doors.
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they accuse one house of hosting an illegal swinger's nice club. we'll show you the legal action that's calling out the so-called naughty neighbors. >> what were you saying? >> not that kind. >> we'll show you what it takes to turn toilet water into tap water. for anyone who's worrying about that ahead. >> no thank you. "the detroit news" says presidential candidate ted cruz apologized for making a joke about the vice president last night at a republican event. cruz said the nice thing about joe biden is quote, you don't need a punch line. cruz walked away what ena reporter from "the detroit news" asked him why he told the joke just days after biden's son died of brain cancer. he later went on facebook to say it was a m
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not all privileged people are equally privileged. i bet paulson says let me decide where i want to spend my money and you decide where you want to spend yours. >> "the wall street journal" reports dish network is set to combine with t-mobile. financial terms are unresolved. it would be the latest consolidation in the tv and communications industries. >> and "usa today" says showtime is beginning a stand alone streaming service. it begins in july and will be on
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apple devices. it will cost 10. $99 $10.99 a month. this morning family and friends are remember an american woman killed by a female lion in south africa. katherine chappelle her mother mary chappelle has spoken about how her trip to south africa has arisen out of her love for animals. she was visiting south africa to do a volunteer stint at a game reserve dedicated to saving rhinos and elephants from poachers. speaking about her daughter in a local newspaper, mary chappelle
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said everyone who met her loved her. she lived a life of adventure and was full of life. chappelle never got to realize her dream of making an anti-poaching film. >> hi, everybody. i'm jack hanna. >> reporter: "cbs this morning" spoke to happens in split seconds. it's like a bomb going off. there is no controlling anything. they are the king of beasts. >> reporter: hanna knows just how bad it can be. >> i live with it every single day of my life. i know the power of these animals. i know what can happen. >> reporter: getting up close to lions who are raised by humans in south africa is advertised as
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a thrilling once-in-a-lifetime experience, but as whether these unsupervised parks where lions are raised in captivity. gayle? >> keep your windows up. debora patta in johannesburg. thank you, debora. the problem, it's not the size of the house. it's what they're doing inside that house. vinita nair reports on lawsuit. they claim a man's swinging lifestyle goes way too far. vinita, what are you talking about? >> yes. randy carter has been running an illegal business out of his home. a swinger's club that he
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advertises on his website, naughty neighbors. now his real neighbors say they've had enough. the hills of bear creek is gated subdivision outside of ft. worth. they noticed one house was attracting dozens of cars at odd hours on the weekend sfwhoo this is the side of our house, the property line a and mr. carter's house. >> he lives next door with his wife and two young children. >> we never counted the cars at least 85 that come in and out. >> randy carter was arrested in 2013 for illegal dumping. at least five beds were lined up in a room. two months ago the homeowner's association discovered the home was featured on a website naughty neighbors. on the web page the property votes private parties with a
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light show and pro deejay. there's even a disco complete with a pole stage. >> pretty much a bar from what i understand. >> velton ellis is the president of the homeowner's association. >> i've been woke up at 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning from the loud music. my wife's actually felt the vibrations from the ground from the music. >> last week they filed a lawsuit alleging carter is in violation of using his home for a business. the price per cup sl $75 u.s. and the operating time and the maximum occupancy is 600 people. >> he's definitely running an operation. >> chase patterson doesn't want to see a fumer full of parties. >> i think it concerns us because of the safety of families. multiple people coming and going
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is our biggest concern. >> randy carter and his attorney could not be reached for comment. according to ellis, the homeowner's attorney gave an injunction. carter has 20 days to respond. >> i'm wondering who designs that house. i'd like the pole here the five beds here. >> that's what you're wondering? five beds with mattresses on the floor sounds so romantic and nice. yikes. >> not quite. yikes. ahead frrks the toilet to your tap. >> i'm ben tracy in orange county. in the middle of california's epic drought everyone's trying to figure out how to save water. well, two days ago, this water might have been in someone's toilet. now it's in the
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tennessee, recorded a heavy thunderstorm. the storm moved quickly through eastern tennessee tuesday, turning much of the area white with blanket of hail. >> wow. all right. one area not seeing a lot of storms, california. cities and towns there are looking for any source of water they can find. that including a water recycling process some call toilet to tap. ben tracy gives us the 411 on this form of h2o. >> reporter: the pacific ocean is california's calling card the golden state's front door. but it's often treated as well the back door. southern california dumps 1.3
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billions of sewage off the coast every day. >> this is wastewater that has been treated to the degree that it's safe to discharge into the ocean. >> reporter: mike marx is the general manager of the orange county sewage district. what some call sewage he calls opportunity. this water recycling plant turns treated sue waj from the sanitation department next door to drinkable water. it's officially called indirect potable resource but it's more commonly called toilet to tap. >> the toilet kitchen sink washing machine, wastewater. >> every drop. >> first these micro filters remove particles and bacteria. and then through a process called reverse osmosis inkind hundreds of tubes, the bottles become most clean.
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>> it will remove minerals viruses, pharmaceuticals in the water. >> reporter: finally anything left is zapped. he says the water that comes out is cleaner than most tap water in the country. on the day we visited they were planting drinking water. that's about one-fourth of orange county's entire daily water supply. >> if all the water wasn't coming here where would it be? >> it would be sent to the ocean. >> and lost forever. >> lost forever. >> during an epic drought, that kind of waste is hard to swol lowe. but still is the idea of drinking people's drinking water. >> i know people don't like toilet to tap but it is memorable. >> reporter: governor jerry brown says this is the kind of idea. orange county has the largest
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plant of it kind in the world and has recently tried it. mayors in silicon valley took an entire swig to convince the public its time has come. >> we have a drought-proof source of water right at our feet. >> and the so-called young eded yuck factor -- >> it's pure it's safe it's necessary. >> we can't end this story without trying the water. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> it tastes like water. >> because it is water. >> for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, orange county california. >> anybody have a problem with that? >> absolutely not. i think we have to do more recycling >> i think it's great idea
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we're hours away from the start of the nba finals between the warriors and the cleveland cavaliers. the warriors are now sporting a finals patch on their jerseys. a high-speed chase through the bay area started at 11:30 last night in vallejo and ended with a crash in martinez. a k-9 unit helped officers remove the suspect from the truck. and it's the biggest company in america today. the new fortune 500 list
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welcome back. i'm gianna franco in the traffic center.
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checking the roads right now, along 880, northbound traffic is slow-and-go as you work your way through oakland. southbound sluggish, as well. most of those brake lights are going to be near san leandro. don't forget later on, they are going to see delays along 880 if you are headed to oracle arena for a warriors-cavs game one of the nba finals. tips off at 6:00. so right in the heart of drive time. expect delays. san mateo bridge slow-and-go westbound as you work your way out of hayward towards foster city. brian? we are starting out with a view of saint helena and sunshine in the north bay. we'll have sun for much of the bay area. the numbers are in the 50s. 60 in livermore now. san jose 58. low pressure keeps things a little cooler today. mostly sunny skies. and temperatures 60 degrees in the city. 65 at oakland. 67 at stinson beach and 71 in san jose. as we look ahead, it gets warmer. toward the weekend we'll be
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♪ ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday june 4, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead as we reveal the new "fortune 500." first a look at 8. >> there's more question how real it was and how much it was talk. >> federal investigators are looking into whether the plot included more than just the three people we know about. >> the cases of mishandled anthrax has doubled. three foreign countries also received shipments. >> police have been investigating the man who brought the ransom money. >> rick perry announcing his intention to run.
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>> i can't get down there and connect with blue collar workerss are then nobody can. >> another day, another drama. >> the former vice president says he's got paperwork to prove who did what. >> randy carter has been running an illegal business out of his home, a swinger's night club. >> we never counted the cars but i've seen at least 85 of them come in and out in a day. >> we are taking every single thing going down, a toilet a shower drain, kitchen sink washing machine. every drop. >> cammalcolm x will no longer star benedict cumberback.
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>> police shot and killed usaama abdullah rahim tuesday in boston. they say he threatened officers with a knife. >> investigator says he and fellow suspects may have talked about beheading pamela geller. she organized last month's art contest last month. >> it's scarier to do nothing. it's scarier to hide. there's no running away from this. with or without pamela geller this is all here with or without me. >> officials say they don't know how serious rahim was about killing pamela geller. >> the reality tv parents admitted that josh duggar as a
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teen-ager, inappropriately touched five girls including his sisters. they discussed why they waited for months before going to police. >> as parents we felt we're failures. here we tried to raise our kids to do what's right, to know what's right. >> as parents you're not mandatory reporters. the law allows for parents to do what they think is best for their child. >> tlc has not made clear its plans for the familiar lip show. >> this morning we're learning about the strength of two teen-agers who survived a tragedy on a colorado lake. a boat with seven people capsized on monday in a wind storm. four died, including three children. tiffany and tyler decided to swim three miles in cold water to find help. >> they treaded water for three
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hours trying to survive, singing primary songs and they would huddle together and try to get body heat off of one another and they'd swim and say, okay we got to keep going. >> the surviving adult on the boat said everyone tried staying together in the water but waves separated the group. >> that is so disturbing. >> incredible what they did, though. >> this morning the gunman from a memorable murder case is out of prison. william flynn was released on parole this morning. he was just 16 when he shot pamela smart's house in 1990. smart was convicted of getting flynn and three other teen-age boys to kill smart. pamela smart is serving life without parole in a new york prison. she told our station in boston that she's sorry but she's also innocent. >> people can feel sorry as much as they want to and cry as much as they want. but nonetheless, they went into my condo, they put my husband on
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his knees and they killed him while he begged for his life. and i wasn't there for that. they did that. >> the pamela smart case inspired the movie "to die for" starring nicole kidman. >> the firing of a school's lunch lady may be more complicated than she was suggesting. she said she was fired for handing out free meals for kid who couldn't afford them. >> i had a first grader in front of me because she doesn't have money for lunch. yes, i gave her lunch, you know and i got fired for it. the policy is wrong. to deny children food is wrong. >> but in a statement the school district says "ms. curry was not dismissed for giving free food to financially disadvantaged students. numerous documented incidents resulted in the action taken.
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we are unable to fully disclose all of the details concerning her dismissal without her permission." it shows once again there are only two side to every story and she's not given permission for the school to speak out. >> this morning stephen colbert is debuting the colbeard. >> good news i still exist. you may have noticed during my time off, i adopted a beard i found on the highway. it it helps me go away without being noticed. now that we're gearing up for the beginning of the "late show," i need to be more private. >> he realizes there are still three months until his "late
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night" debut. >> look at that beard. it's like santa stephen. >> i was wondering about that. >> he's also been hanging out across the street preparing for his new show. >> you mean across the street from here? >> yeah. >> oh! >> one day was coming from the "60 minutes" offices, he was there going up to his offices. >> did he have his beard? >> he did. i hardly recognized him. we're counting down to the premiere of the "late show." >> coming up a look at the f-35 lightning jet. charlie takes a ride. >> go maverick go. >> from colbert to flight
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bank. fans are saddling up fans are saddling up for saturday's 140th running of the belmont stakes outside new york city. so many eyes will be on american pharaoh after two previous victories. the 3-year-old will try to become the first horse to win the triple crown in almost four decades. carter evans met his trainer who knows what it's like to be on the cusp of winning that rare honor more than anyone else. >> i know the odds are against us. 37 years, there's a reason for that.
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>> the triple rouncrown is considered one of the most elusive records in all of sports. 1978 was the last time a horse won all three races, the kentucky derby, the preakness and the belmont. american pharaoh is one race away from the crowning achievement. his three prior attempts have come up short. there was silver charm in '97. >> silver charm has lost the lead! touch gold will deny him the crown! >> real quiet in '98 and war amable in '98. >> i don't think it takes a great jockey or a great trainer to win the triple crown. it takes a great horse. >> reporter: at one point when you're training a horse do you know they have potential to be a champion.
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>> before they get on this wall? >> reporter: yeah. >> when i start working on at least 5/8 of a mile, the good ones, they'll just pop up. that i breathe different air than the rest of them. >> reporter: baffert said he felt early on that american pharaoh was different than the rest and he was prove i don't know -- proven right at this year's kentucky derby. two weeks later at the slightly shorter preakness, he blew everyone away. on saturday baffert and american pharaoh will be just a mile and a half from racing immortality. on 11 horses have won the triple crown, including the legendary secretariat, who won the belmont by 31 lengths in 1973. but since the chestnut affirm grabbed belmont by a nose in 1978, no other horse has been able to pull off the trifecta.
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why is it that so many horses can get the first two down but when it comes to the belmont, they just can't make it? >> well, it's a mile and a half and they've gone through some tough races. i think most horses the way they're bred i don't think any of them want to go a mile and a half. >> reporter: adding to the difficulty many horses now skip the preakness to rest up and gain an advantage at belmont. >> it's difficult. that's what makes the triple crown so elusive. >> reporter: elusive but perhaps within reach. >> a a lot of people are looking at your horse and saying this is a good shot. >> he's more explosive than my other horses. of time i run him, he's showing me gears i didn't know he had. he's showing me maybe this is the one. >> reporter: we'll find out in two days. >> i so hope this horse wins.
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>> i love the name american pharaoh. i love that. >> i want a horse so badly. >> you can get one. >> we'll get you a horse. >> no i'd have to have a horse. >> when this is over, i'll tell you a great story. >> okay. but first, will a retail giant beat out a tech powerhouse? we'll reveal the fortune 500 list of the top companies in the united states. that's next. >> we'll periscope charlie's great story. i was energetic. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy. my doctor and i agreed moving more helps ease fibromyalgia pain. she also prescribed lyrica. for some patients, lyrica significantly relieves fibromyalgia pain and improves physical function. with less pain, i feel better. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, new or worsening depression or unusual changes in mood or behavior. or swelling, trouble breathing
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"fortune magazine" is out this morning with an annual list of america's top 500 companies. first on "cbs this morning" we're revealing this year's top companies. apple comes in at number 5. warren buffett berkshire hathaway is number 4. at number three, oil giant chevron. its rival ex-exxon mow bell and back in the number one spot for a third straight year is walmart. >> it's like you're calling a race. >> the belmont right here. >> alan did you bring me a horse? he's the editor of fortune. it's so interesting.
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walmart had $486 billion in revenue and they're announcing they're going to give raises to mary managers. what's the message they're sending? >> i think the gap that's involved. over the course of the last decade while wages have been stagnant is a problem and all the ceos i talk to recognize that. they know it's a big problem and they're trying to think of creative ways to deal with it without undercutting their profits obviously. >> this obviously as norah suggested was ranking by revenues. >> yes. >> what's interesting to me is sam walton died as a relatively young man. he would be hugely wealthy today. probably the richest man by far in his world wouldn't he? >> yeah. his descendants are doing oklahoma. >> $150 billion or something. >> what's interesting is walmart has had a tough patch in the past few years. sales have not increased rapidly but it's so big that on this
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list of revenues it really dominates the top. >> what about apple? >> apple is the one that's really coming on. if we ranked the companies by profit or if we ranked them by their market value, apple would be number one. it's valued at $700 million. the first company ever -- thank you for correcting me. first i need an editor. it's really -- that's really an amazing story. >> and they have a lot of cash on hand don't they? >> a lot of cash on hand yeah. >> facebook jumped nearly 100 spots. >> that's right. it came in at 342. again, if you ranked them by market value, facebook would be number ten. they see a lot of potential for it to continue to grow. >> and on the subject of tough companies you were saying this before. whether it's cloud computing or anything else you say it's an
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industrial revolution. >> i think there's something big going on. if you look at the technology cloud computing, mobile commuting, what people call the internet of things, putting sensors on everything that goes on in the company and collecting all that data is going to transform the way companies do everything. they know about it and frankly they're scared about it. we did a poll of fortune 500 ceos this year for the first time. >> whose idea was that alan? >> it was mine. thank you, gayle. i've spent the last two years as a pollster. >> you asked if they could name a fellow ceo who they admired, who would they be. who came out on top. >> tied for first place. >> who was it. >> tim cook. which is really interesting. this is the first openly gay ceo. and jamie dimon is the other. >> tim cook because no one knew what he could do and there was such large shoes he had to fill.
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>> i don't think anyone thought he could take apple to the good morning. it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. an east bay teacher is accused of offering extra credit for selfies with sex toys. the mothers of two students heard about it from a counselor at an after-school program for encinal high school. the teacher is still on the job but the district is investigating. the drought is the biggest concern among californians according to a new poll. nearly half of californians believe the 25% mandatory water cut by governor brown is the right amount. ahead on "cbs this morning" it's the most technically advanced and most expensive military airplane in history. before pilots fly an f35 jet they will train on a flight
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simulator. charlie rose sits inside the we showed these kids some items from a nearby store, whoa! but they didn't know they were all tobacco products. ooh this is cool. it smells like gum. yummy. this smells like strawberry. ooh, are these mints?
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with colorful packaging and fruit and candy flavors that kids love, who do you think tobacco companies are targeting? do we get to keep any? good morning. let's head straight to 101 right now. new reports of a multi-vehicle accident northbound 101 at todd roadblocking lanes. traffic is backed up in both directions as a result. elsewhere, north 101 all the way into the south bay at lawrence expressway we have
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reports of an accident blocking lanes. you can see traffic backed up pretty substantially through that area. use 280 as an alternate. the rest of 101 through the peninsula brake lights through san mateo northbound. slow-and-go into san bruno. southbound taking a hit near 92 and hillsdale. and the golden gate bridge extra volume southbound but overall a nice ride out of marin county. brian. >> that doesn't look too bad. neither does the weather. we have increasing sunshine, temperatures coming down a little bit low as we have low pressure over the area. the numbers at the moment as we look high atop from mount hamilton near lick observatory. oakland 55 degrees. san francisco 53 degrees. and here's what's happening. low pressure sinks in over northern california. later in the day, we could actually get a few thunderstorms in the north bay by 4 or 5:00 this afternoon. something to be aware of. refs us will have mostly sunny skies. and 65 at oakland. 75 at livermore. here in the city 60 degrees. extended forecast warming up to near 90 on monday.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, there's one country where you can't see this ad in any magazine. the newest controversy over skinny models and how thin is too thin. >> plus, the military's next generation fighter jet is called a flying computer. only on "cbs this morning," we get a virtual look at the f 35 lightning 2. learn how the pentagon spent two decades developing these cutting edge stealth planes. that's ahead. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's
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headlines. new yorks tells you. among the players, buffalo's head coach rex ryan and new jersey's governor chris christie. the events raised money for officers officers app families and i think that's a wonderful thing to do. >> for sure and you get exercise too. a local mansion is floating to a new home. tugboats bush a massive barge loaded with a 6,000-square foot house. it's destination. the home rests on more than a dozen giant dollies that will roll it into pl in by august. look at that. >> nice. fascinating. >> that's a nice house. the "washington post" says it's the first time to stream an entire nfl season. yahoo! won the rights to show the bills. fans in buffalo and jacksonville will also be able to watch on local tv stations but the game will not be available on
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satellite, cable, or broadcast networks or anyone else. it's always a nice morning when you get two buffalo bills references. >> i know. especially for a boy from buffalo. an ad in britain that's been banned for some who say the model is too thin. a regulator deemed the model un unhealthfully underweight and calls the ad irresponsible. natalie joins us at the table. number one the pose that she's in and she looks skeletal. how does an ad like that even make it and how do they decide to ban it? >> a lot of people are looking at them, but in the fashion world, skinny is still selling a lot. but this ad in particular they thought that the model's rib kalk was visible. >> it is.
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>> they thought her kneecaps looked the same size as her thighs. there was a complaint. >> by who? >> we don't know. >> anybody can complain. >> anybody can make a complaint to them. and they have pretty wide authority to ban ads. >> and they did based on one complaint. >> yes. >> what's the appeal of this kind of add? >> good question. >> what's the appeal of this kind of ad. it certainly is aspirational for a certain group of people and it's aspirational for the brand and the magazine that published it. certainly there were a lot of people that didn't agree and the standards board didn't agree and they decided to ban it. >> here's one of the points here. in the uk one person can complain anonymously and they can decide to pull it. it's much different here in the state. >> it is very different. it operates much differently. in the uk one consumer can make a complaint and get that almost
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immediately. here in the u.s. it temds to be businesses that make complaints about competitors and it takes a longer period of time. >> why do you think this story is important in terms of advertising, the ability to complain about it? >> you know in the uk it says that they are saying this isn't going to stand. they take a stand against ads that are harmless or misleading or deceptive. >> and we allow the mark and social media to make those decisions. >> right. here in the u.s. it's if the consumers complain. >> on times square right now there's a bill bod up that was banned in the uk but it's allowed to be displayed here. brother teen world. >> it'll will be interesting to see if this turns out. this was such a huge issue in the uk. people complained so much aspects were banned in the uk and the head of the company said
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because so many people complained funds went for service and pilots are going to step up for simulators. we're going to try out one next. >> reporter: with supersonic speed to radar-busting stealth design, and unprecedented computer technology the f-35 is the most advanced and most expensive plane ever built for the u.s. military. the u.s. is planning to buy
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425 f-35s from lockheed martin. they're equipped to land on and take off from aircraft carriers. the marine version can land vertically. all of that capability costs money. the project's price tag is $400 billion. >> put it into full afterburner. there you go. pull back on the stick nice and easy. there you go. and you're flying. >> wow. >> reporter: he's one of a handful of pilots to have flown the f-35 and he is skilled in training the uninitiated in the plane's simulator. >> hello, f-35. how are you. >> this is a very good simulator. very much like flying a real aircraft. >> with more than 8 1/2 million lines of software code, the f-35 has been called a flying computer. the jet is designed for both air-to-ground combat and
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air-to-air combat. >> there are two aircraft right there 80 miles off your nautical nose. this is exactly the way an f-16 would work. i would have to know they were roughly in that location, poichblt my radar there and get my position and lock them up. >> you would have had to have done that manually? >> do it manually. right now they're ready. >> are they locked in on me? >> no, they're not because you're stealth. that's the other capability. you can go off the screen. >> can i play with this for a moment? >> sure. full left or full right on the stick anyway you want. >> look at that. >> you can go faster. >> wow. >> try the -- >> have you ever done that in a plane? >> yep certainly. no one's watching.
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>> for all the fun of the simulator, it's not without its problems. design issues like tires that wear out too quickly and wing tip lights that fail to meet faa standards helped the project fall seven years behind schedule and nearly $163 billion over budget. >> why does the military need this plane? >> because the capability gap is closing. >> general mark welsh is the air force cheech of staff. >> without this earn the technology it bring, there is the potential for other countries to pass us in that capability arena. >> why has it had so many problems? >> charlie, the development of any new piece of ee kwirjts especially one this high tech is going to be difficult. we've flown over 20,000 hours with this airplane. it's not a power point. it's a rail capability.
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>> how long has it taken? >> the program started 18 to 20 years ago. >> 20 years, but the plane is not operational. >> yes, sir, but the plane was not operational before this. it will go of racing at. the air force will be operational in a year or so and the navy a year or so after that. >> what's the biggest challenge for you as chief of staff. >> making sure i don't let my airmen down. >> you worry about what most? >> i worry about change. >> and it's accelerating. >> everything from technology to demographics to ideology and fundamentals. everything is changing and what's not changing is our responsibility to act toward it. >> i amteling you it is so much fun. i was like a kid in a candy shop. >> i can tell. >> it was simulated but you feel it. you feel like it. it's like pilots.
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they're just looking at -- >> i think my favorite part was can i just play with this for a moment? >> i wrote this down and said women everywhere are saying yes, you can. but we're talking about the plane. >> as norah suggested it's kind of like sex. >> there's so much sexual inu endos in that piece. >> he got so excited. >> so much so that i'd love to see if it's not possible to learn to fly it's that exciting. >> why wouldn't it be possible? >> well i'm busy. >> oh. well, there's that. >> you know what? there's always simulations. >> oh good lord. >> i'm not going there. i don't know about you. >> all right. coming up. the story of a funeral home a father's death, and family's dysfunction becomes the toast of broadway. >> that's a good transition. >> whose real life journey has earned a dozen tonys. charlie may tell
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♪ (music throughout) ♪ sfx: (smash) sfx: (roar) ♪♪ sfx: (roar) sfx: (engine roars) broadway is getting ready for its most important night the tony award sunday right here on cbs. one of the hottest shows right now reveals one woman's poignant life. jamie wax met the inspiration
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behind fun home. >> the fun in the title is funeral of all things. it's written by the daughter of a pennsylvania undertaker. not what might come to mind when you think musical but it's selling out every night. >> all of this started with you drawing some pictures and telling stories right here. >> in my basement yeah. >> she created her graphic memoir fun home. >> how do you reflect on it and how big it's grown? >> it's amazing. kind of mind blowing. >> mind blowing because it's hard to believe that the story of her dysfunctional family centered on her father's suicide would have mass appeal. >> i couldn't imagine a more particular peculiar family con ter snags. a lesbian daughter of a closeted gay man, a funeral home. those are very particular lar coordinates. >> it would be name among the
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best books of the year. there was one more surprise. >> one day you get a call and someone wants to write a broadway musical based on it. what was that like? >> my immediate feeling was that's crazy. a musical. how do you do that? >> reporter: "fun home: the musical" is one of the hardest tickets to get on broadway and it's picked up several tonys including best musical. >> how accurate is the version of your family that's being portrayed on stage? >> there's many things that have been translated precisely from the book into the play but even the stuff they made up feels right. you know even if my family didn't say that, i'm starting to confuse the play with my actual memories like i don't remember who said what anymore. >> the show featured allison at three different establishes in her life. as a child college student, and a woman in her 40s.
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>> it's a unique situation to be talking to three actors playing a living human being, all three of you. what's it like? >> it's great. as an actor usually you have to base your script on the time period and here we have allison herself that we can watch even though it may be a little bit embarrassing. >> you know, i can study her mannerisms such as when she thinks something's cool she does -- >> i had no idea you were watching me make my funny faces. >> we're always watching. >> i try to be really impassive. >> inside the theater, the seats surround all sides of the stage. it brings the audience close to the performers and the performers close to their audience. >> i think it just makes an experience that you won't forget because you actually feel like you're part of it. i think the show needs to be intimate and this theater makes this show.
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>> it is something that if i watch it too closely every night it wrecks me. that song is really about something that is larger than the song itself and it's really amazing to watch the audience receive that number every night. r among the show's tony nominations is one for each of the actors playing allison. ♪ but now i'm the one who's 43 ♪ >> how did you feel on the day of the tony award announcement to know that not just one of you, not just two of you, but all three of you for playing the same character were all nominated for your first tony award? >> overwhelming feeling hayed was just a relief to have not been not nominated. it was like thank god i wasn't the one left off the h, my god.
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that would have been so bad. okay good night. >> and the sketch at the end there was done especially for our interview by allison bechtel and it was what she was drawing at the beginning of the piece if you saw that. >> you really like the show. >> i think it's a terrific show. i think it advances the art form of musicals. also another show that's coming from the public to broadway but it's a special show, a relevant show. >> what is it they're looking at. >> you've got something rotten, an america in paris which is beautiful and dance-heavy and fun home. >> now on my list because of that piece. >> thank you jamie. >> thanks guys. >> you can watch the 69th annual tony awards on sunday night at 8:00 p.m. central.
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we showed these kids some items from a nearby store, whoa! but they didn't know they were all tobacco products. ooh this is cool. it smells like gum. yummy. this smells like strawberry. ooh, are these mints? with colorful packaging and fruit and candy flavors that kids love, who do you think tobacco companies are targeting? do we get to keep any?
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good morning. we are still dealing with this traffic alert north 101 at todd road lanes are blocked and you have delays in both directions. chp is on scene. so give yourself some extra time if you are working your way in and out of santa rosa this morning. elsewhere northbound 101 at lawrence expressway, this accident now in the clearing stages. the damage is done though. traffic is really backed up along 101 through san jose. use 280 as an alternate. 280 free-flowing both directions along the peninsula. north 101 though through san mateo seeing some brake lights. also the golden gate bridge. extra volume heading into san francisco. have a great day.
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