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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west, thursday april 20th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." america's most popular cable news host is out after 20 years at fox news. sexual harassment claims of bill o'reilly cost the cable giant millions. an inside look at the reporting that ended his job and what's next for fox. north korea warns the u.s. of a super mighty preemptive strike the trump administration struggles to explain why an aircraft carrier the president said was headed for the region really wasn't. and taxing marijuana gives colorado cities and towns millions to pay their bills. we're going to take you to colorado to show the cash windfall and the stigma that comes with the pot business. we begin with a look at
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tod today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. there are some major changes coming to the programming lineup here at fox news channel. >> bill o'reilly ousted from fox news. >> i have some experiences that were uncomfortable for me to know never to put myself in a position where i was alone with bill. >> an embarrassing end to a 20-year run. >> it is the end of an era here at the fox news channel. we wish him the very best. >> the trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our iran policy. >> saudi arabia is stepping up to its regional leadership role to restore stability in this key region in the world. >> cbs news has learned a manhunt is under way for a traitor inside the central intel jejs agency. >> involved in one of the worst security breaches in cia history. >> massive demonstrations in venezuela. what government opponents call the mother of all protests.
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s massive astroids flew by earth since 2004. >> the least creative name for a massive asteroid. >> video showing the moment an electric tower collapsed on to a busy highway in the philippines. >> a terrifying ride, a driver frantically waved for help. >> stop. >> all that. >> one of tennis's greats will soon have a little volleying partner. serena williams is expecting a little baby, y'all. yeah. congratulations serena. >> and all that matters. >> you pulled off the greatest super bowl comeback of all time. >> the new england patriots celebrated their super bowl win with a trip to the white house. >> with your backs against the wall, and the pundits, good old pundits, they're wrong a lot, aren't they? >> on "cbs this morning." >> can i just -- >> need some help? >> in the press room, tight end rob gronkowski popped his head
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in. >> well played, gronk. >> sean spicer a huge patriots' fan. >> all right. that was cool. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota, let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." bill o'reilly remains defiant despite losing his job at fox news over sexual harassment scandal. the biggest star of cable news was forced out yesterday from his top-rated show. he was a prime time fixture for more than 20 years. >> o'reilly said in a statement, quote, it is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims but that is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today. anna werner is at fox news headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. bill o'reilly continues to draw huge audiences even as this
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scandal enveloped him. after more than 50 advertisers fled, fox news channel was confronted with the question of whether its corporate culture is hostile to women. so on wednesday, the network parent company said after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, bill o'reilly will not be returning to fox news channel. >> it is the end of an era here at the fox news channel. >> reporter: on wednesday night bill o'reilly's name vanished from his show. >> bill has been the undisputed king of cable news and for good reason. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. >> reporter: he has spent 16 years at the top of the cable news heap. but then word of quiet settlements with five women came out in ""the new york times"" sexual harassment claims go back to 2004. >> fire bill o'reilly. >> reporter: and fox news came under intense pressure to drop him. npr media correspondent david said the situation became untenable for the family that controls fox. >> at a certain point what the
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murdochs had to decide whether they wanted this shao of sexual misconduct to define their network. >> reporter: rupert murdoch with his sons lachlan and james told employees we want to underscore our consistent commitment to fostering a work environment built on the values of trust and respect. o'reilly's ouster was announced while he was on vacation, a photo yesterday showed him at the vatican shaking hands with the pope. in a statement o'reilly called the allegations unfounded and said, i will always look back on my time at fox with great pride and the unprecedented success we achieved. fox news founding chairman roger ailes resigned after similar accusations. >> this is a tough decision for me. >> reporter: one of his accusers fox news star megyn kelly left the network in january. she was reportedly angered by comments o'reilly made on cbs this morning about her claims in november. >> i'm not interested in basically litigating something that is finished, that makes my
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network look bad. >> reporter: radio host wendy walsh, a former o'reilly factor guest, who came forward this month, said she, too, was a victim of o'reilly's advances describes fox news internal culture this way. >> they are trapped in a former time, in another era, in a time when women were beautiful ornaments in work places, who got coffee and typed. >> reporter: now, yesterday, another roger ailes' accusers gretchen carlson sent out this tweet, she said the only way to end harassment is to shine a light on it. no more silencing women. o'reilly's book publisher, henry holt, says its plans have not changed. gayle? >> anna, thank you very much. cbs news contributor jody cantor is the correspondent at "the new york times." her colleagues broke the story of the settlements with five women totalling $13 million. little over two weeks ago. jodi, good morning. >> good morning. >> last week people were saying this will never happen, he makes
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too much money. the viewers, the ratings are higher than they've ever been. what do you think was the tipping point? after that story, the advertisers dropped out. >> well, what my colleague, micha micha michael schmidt and emily steals were reporting women were continuing to come forward. last summer fox said it cleaned house, solved the problems, committed to different culture. >> they've known about these charges. >> and as recently as yesterday another woman went on the record to say that bill o'reilly had made a comment about her showing more cleavage, tried to sleep with her, et cetera. we don't know what will come out in the future. >> you don't think this is the end of the story? >> there's been a pretty steady stream of women coming out of fox since last summer talking about a sense of things that both roger ailes and bill o'reilly have said and done. >> do you think that this story, both in terms of roger ailes and bill o'reilly, will somehow change the climate in which their institution that harassment goes on and when they are not reported? >> i think it's really clear that work place culture has
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changed, that there's a much clearer definition than there used to be. 20 years ago, 30 years ago, during the anita hill scandal a lot of people said it happens in the work place, you should brush it off. what we're seeing is a much more professional culture, in which there is usually a common definition of what's right and wrong. >> what do you make of bill o'reilly's responses? q. charlie said at the top of the broadcast it does seem very defiant, almost like he feels he is a victim here. >> that has been his line all along. but i think the question for fox is that that show does strike a moralistic tone. he styles himself -- >> a book out called "old school". >> and what the protesters were saying outside the fox building and in an airplane up in the sky is they called him a sexual predator. that is a really tough term for a brands to sustain. >> your paper reports after news of these bill o'reilly settlements, which date all the way back to 2004, that women at fox news, quote, questioned whether top executives were
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serious about maintaining a culture based on trust and respect. was firing him enough? does it make sense for other executives who are aware of these settlements to remain? >> so the question about these settlements, is that they allow parties to come to agreement in private, right. a woman who has been wronged, a man who has been accused, they can reach a financial settlement and avoid embarrassment and trauma to them both. that means it doesn't serve the public function of within a company or within the public at large saying what's okay, what's not okay, let's agree about how to treat each other in the work place. >> gretchen carlson set this whole thing in motion because roger ailes was not going to agree to give her a 2:00 p.m. show. she sued him and got paid $20 million. as part of that she signed a confidentiality and to this day cannot talk about what happened. her legal team is asking her to be released from that. >> it's the critical mass of women essentially helping each other at fox. one woman coming forward after
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another. and now these executives speaking out. we do see over and over again, in these situations, when women at a company come together and say we don't feel safe, we don't feel respected here, that's a very powerful force. >> was the straw that broke the camel's back, a, the advertisers fleeing or a fox executive worrying about the reputation of their news channel? >> this company was besieged on all sides by the accusations. >> thank you very much. a navy carrier group is sailing towards north korea, the country's official news agency just warned the united states it may launch a, quote, super mighty preemptive strike. the white house and pentagon said last week, that the aircraft carrier carl vinson was on its way to the region. officials say that was a mistake. >> a navy photo from last weekend shows the "carl vinson" thousands of miles away in indonesia headed south instead of north. major garret at the white house with the attempt to explain the error. good morning. >> good morning. the administration as you noted is on the defensive after a
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series of misleading statements about the location of that aircraft carrier's strike group and how its movements did or did not fit into the strategic chess game with north korea. the white house yesterday tried to shift blame to the pentagon while allies and adversaries in asia wondered what's going on. no comment from president trump about the burgeoning crisis in north korea but his secretary of state and u.n. ambassador turned up the rhetorical heat on the volatile north korean dictator kim jong-un. >> we're reviewing all of the status of north korea both in terms of state sponsorship of terrorism, as well as all the other ways in which we can bring pressure to bear on the regime in pyongyang. >> the state department is reevaluating president george w. bush's decision to lift the state terrorism designation for north korea in 2008. an ill fated effort to deter the country's pursuit of nuclear weapons. the young leader of an impoverished nation has an
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appetite for grandiose propaganda. a video showed kim at a concert watching a simulated video of a missile strike on the u.s. u.n. ambassador nikki haley warned of pyongyang to tread carefully telling reporters it is important that north korea know we are not trying to pick a fight, so don't try to give us one. the white house has to cope with its own mixed signals. last week the president and his press secretary said the carrier "uss carl vinson" and strike force vessels were steaming towards the korean peninsula. >> we are sending an armada, very powerful. >> when you see a carrier group steaming into an area like that, the forward presence of that is clearly through almost every instance a huge deterrence. >> reporter: yesterday, press secretary sean spicer tried to clarify his remarks. >> we were asked a question about what signal is sent. we answered the question on what signal it sent. i'm not the one who commented on timing. >> reporter: when mr. trump spoke of the armada, the vessels
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were, in fact, headed in the opposite direction toward the australian coast. the "vinson" strike force is scheduled to arrive in waters near the korean peninsula next week. news of the carrier group's actual location triggered rid dual in south korea and -- ridicule in south korea and china. they both accused the administration of trafficking in bluster and lies. gayle? >> all right. thank you very much. defense secretary jim mattis is defending how the carl vinson's location was revealed. he made his comments in egypt on the second stop of a middle east tour. in regards to the "vinson" he said the u.s. is quote doing exactly what we said we were going to do. mattis is in israel right now after meeting with egypt's president earlier in the day. the pentagon says russian war planes flew along alaska's coast twice, the bear bombers flew about 40 miles from american territory on tuesday. no u.s. planes responded. that followed an incident the day before when a pair of
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american f-22 fighter jets met russian bombers 100 miles off the coast and escorted the planes away from alaska. pentagon officials tell our david martin that everyone follow followed rules. federal investigators trying to find a cia worker who may be a traitor. that person is believed to be the source of top secret documents revealed by wikileaks last month. the cia and fbi are working to investigate the security breach. the stolen documents were stored in a highly secure section of the cia. jeff pegues in washington uncovered this story. jeff, good morning. >> good morning. the last several months investigators have been narrowing down the number of people who may have had access to the data. sources familiar with this investigation say that number was likely in the hundreds. this morning, the prevailing theory is that the source of the breach is a cia insider. investigators are looking for a cia employee or contractor who had physical access to the
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material. the security breach involves the theft of cia documents and hacking tools. wikileaks went public with the material last month uncovering tools purportedly used to penetrate smartphones, smart televisions and computer systems. the organization says it obtained the cia information from former contractors who worked for u.s. intelligence. this day, the cia has not commented on the authenticity of the disclosures or on the status of the investigation. >> it's time to call out wikileaks for what it really is. >> reporter: last week cia director mike pompeo railed against wikileaks and its founder julian assange. >> assange is a narcissist who created nothing of value, relies on the dirty work of others to make himself famous. he's a fraud, a coward hiding behind a screen. >> reporter: the breach is one of the most damaging in agency history and it once again exposed vulnerabilities in how u.s. intelligence agencies gather and store sensitive information. >> now increasingly --
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>> reporter: since edward snowden revealed u.s. secrets there have been a series of disclosures publicizing top secret sources and methods. the crown jewels of the u.s. intelligence. pompeo has vowed to fundamentally change how the cia strengthens and secures internal systems. >> all of us in the ic had a wake-up call after snowden's trenchry. unfortunately the threat has not abated. intelligence agencies are really grappling with how best to secure and protect u.s. secrets with so much sensitive information available to so many with the click of a mouse. intelligence officials say these wikileaks disclosures continue to jeopardize u.s. personnel and operations. gayle? >> jeff, thank you very much. venezuela is bracing for new violence after huge anti-government protests turned deadly. tens of thousands of people spilled into the streets around the country yesterday for what opposition leaders called the
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mother of all marches. police used tear gas and rubber bullets against demonstrators. at least two people were killed here. hundreds were arrested. venezuela is home to the largest oil reserves in the world. but faces a deepening economic crisis. secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. is concerned that venezuela is not allowing opposition voices to be heard. general motors says the government illegally seized one of its plants. the secret service is widening the white house security perimeter after a series of breaches. the south lawn boundary for tourists will be pushed back about 25 yards. that's across e street. that means the sidewalk and park land between the south lawn and the ellipse is now off limits. a man jumped over the fence last month while president trump was inside the white house. the intruder spent 16 minutes on the white house grounds before agents caught him. >> that's disappointing. that's the money shot when you go to washington go to grab the black bars and take the picture. the president and his family need to be safe too.
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>> sign of the times into you're right. >> former president george h.w. bush improving in a texas hospital. a spokesman says the 92-year-old is in high spirits but remains under observation at houston methodist hospital. mr. bush is said to be recovering from a mild case of pneumonia. he was admitted friday with a persistent cough. this is his second bout of pneumonia this year. there is no word on when he is expected to be released. people in the midwest are facing the threat of severe weather today. possible tornado damaged buildings and flipped a trailer in western iowa late last night. the storm brought heavy rain and damaging hail to kansas and nebraska. in the atlantic ocean a subtropical depression has already formed and if it grows strong enough to get a name, it would be only the second april storm in history to do so. new video this morning shows a massive asteroid more than a quarter mile wide narrowly passing earth. this is a time lapsed sat la tight image of the 400 meter wide asteroid nicknamed "the
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rock." it zoomed by yesterday just over 1 million miles away from our planet. a soyuz space capsule carrying a russian and american blasted off from kazakhstan expected to dock at the international space station in about two hours. nasa astronaut jack fisher is making his first space flight. the soyuz normally carries three members but russia cut back to save money. richard simmons is back in the spotlight after years of staying out of the public eye. ahead why he was hospitalized and his new message that tries to help others improve their,,,,
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legalized marijuana business is today is the unofficial marijuana holiday.. known as 4-20. here's a live look at golden gate park-- where good morning, it's 7:26. i'm juliette goodrich. today is the unofficial marijuana holiday known as "420". we'll show you a live look at golden gate park where thousands of people are expected today. this year there will be gates and guards around hippie hill. you must be at least 18 years old to enter. ann coulter says she is going to speak at uc-berkeley despite the university canceling her visit. berkeley officials are worried about another protest like the one that shut down campus when milo yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak. coulter was scheduled to visit on april 27. raffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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time now is 7:27. here's a quick check of your traffic. we are still tracking delays for drivers heading out of
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antioch westbound highway 4 at bailey. two lanes remain blocked. speeds drop down and that travel time about 50 minutes. as you make your way across the bay, we are tracking speeds in the yellow and redheading to the bay bridge toll plaza. still backed up into the maze heading into the city. about 20 minutes. that's a check of the traffic. here's the forecast with roberta gonzales. >> thank you so much. good morning, everyone. time check now 7:28. this is our live weather camera. we are looking out in a north direction from sutro tower and you can see the fog that has pushed in over the bay from the coastal areas all that will dissipate but right now, with the fog we do have temperatures at 50 degrees in santa rosa. livermore also a little overcast at 50. it's 54 in san francisco. we have seen up to about .3" of rain overnight in the wettest locations. sunny skies now today a west wind 5 to 15. temperatures in the 60s and in the low 70s. it will be right around 71 in san jose. ,,,,,,,,
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here on the daily shoal we want to give o'reilly the send-off he deserves. let's face it. hec he's not going to get it on fox. they're going pretend like nothing is wrong. no news to report here. back to you meg ginn, i mean gretchen, i mean bill. i mean who's left. >> luckily he has the publicing empire. he's the author of "killing lincoln," "killing kennedy," and the latest, "killing my career." it's give to give people a lot to discuss. >> it's getting huge coverage. >>'s right. because as jodi pointed out,
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there may be more news to the story. welcome back to "cbs this morning." on the same day bill o'reilly was ousted from fox news, the cable star got to meet with the pope. >> that's an area where you have to have a special ticket in order to get that close. >> ironic it would be on that day. "the new york times" reports on unusual activity at north korea's nuclear test sight. ijs taken sunday shows a volleyball game being played. it was one of three games. it happened during heightened tensions. they say the games were probably intended to send a message, but the message is unclear. >> the "san diego tribune" reports the high-profile case will be assigned to the same
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judge. gonzalo curiel was assigned to the case of a young man who reports he was wrongly deported to mexico last year. m "daily news" is reporting on an alleging stalker who got into a building where malia obama was interning he showed up on fourth floor where the daughter of the former president is working. he reportedly held up a sign in an office window and asked malia to marry him. secret service agents recognized him immediately as a man who had tried to get into the white house. he's not in custody as authorities consider charging against him. and there are new days about the death of former nfl star aaron hernandez. law enforcement officers say he may have smoked synthetic
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marijuana before his death. he was found early yesterday hanging in his cell. prison officials believe it was a suicide. tony dokoupil is outside the prison facility in massachusetts. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. massachusetts state police and the department of corrections are still investigating her nan dez's death. investigators believe one of the last people to see the 27-year-old alive is a close friend who is now himself in an isolated cell on suicide watch. when corrections officers found aaron hernandez hanging in his prison cell, they also found an apparent message. sources tell cbs boston station wbz hernandez had john 3:16 on his forehead written in red marker. it reads for whoever believes in
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god -- he had a bed sheet hanging from the window and blocked the door. the family and friends express shock and promise an investigation of their own. his attorney said there was no conversation or correspondence from aaron that would have indicated anything like this was possible and his former agent tweeted absolutely no chance he took his own life. just five days before his death, hernandez wiped away tears in front of family members after being acquitted of murders of danny abreu and furtado. he is serving a prison sense for the death of odin lloyd.
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under the massachusetts law his conviction could be erased. >> the wrongful death case continues and we really should not be affected by this event. he died on the very same day his former team were at the white house to celebrate their super bowl victory. his former teammates declined to comment on his death. >> thank you so much. fitness guru richard simmons appeared to be reaching out for fans. he was hospitalized for severe indigestion. he took to facebook to thank fans for their well wishes and confirmed he's okay. kevin frazier is in los angeles.
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good morning. >> good morning. you could argue that up until 2014 there was no public figure who was more public than richard simmons and that's why his continued absence and his latest statement are so fascinating. the main thing richard simmons seems to be exercising these days is his right to privacy. he apparently decided it was time to reassure fans he's okay after being hospitalized in los angeles for gastric problem monday. this post appeared wednesday on his facebook page. hello to everyone who has shown concern for me and sent their good wishes. i'm sure i will be feeling good and back home in a couple of days. >> work it. give me your best. >> reporter: after overcoming his own obesity he dedicated his life to helping others get healthy. he scribe e described his journ
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way. >> he got his life toke and decided to be the pied piper. >> but apparently he decided to leave everyone behind. he gave up his industry. dan felt so abandoned he produced a podcast. missing rich and simmons completely and inexplicably stopped being richard simmons and i want to know why. >> by now you know i'm not missing. just a little under the weather. now, even though the picture in richard's post is very similar to a photo taken in 2013, his spokesperson assures entertainment tonight that richard did write the post and i just want to point out it ends with this line. hope to see you again soon. i think even is hoping to see richard soon. gayle. >> you're absolutely right.
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that's a 5-point increase over last year. more than half of all states have legalized medical marijuana and eight states along with the district of columbia allow marijuana for recreation at purposes. barry pederson is in denver, colorado, on how they're handling the financial wind fall and the stigma. food morning to you. >> good morning. the marijuana plants in just this room are worth $500,000. $1.3 billion in sales last year. it turns out that good pot business is good news for cash strapped cities and even college kids. a small area of flags and front pore ps is all-american and, oh, by the way, it has six pot shops drawing on business from those
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outside who do not allow marijuana sales. this is generating $1.4 million in sales from pot. that's 20%. money for repaving 12 miles of streets and the old city hall will soon be replaced by a new $10 million complex that will include a police station and library to if finished by 2018. >> how much will be pot money? >> if it remains legal, all of it. >> reporter: he's the city manager. does anybody jump up to say it's got have all that money but it's sin city, a drug operation that's paying for all of this? >> i would say it's a few people who feel that way but it's not commonly discussed. >> reporter: marijuana owner tim cullen wanted to give back to the community by donate 2g $00,000 to a nonprofit. several said, thanks be no
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thanks. he believes it was the stigma of pot money. >> i was shocked. honestly. it was more difficult than i thought it would be. >> reporter: he took us to a denver park where the city accepted his donation as par of a private/public project to build a pavilion for free concerts. does the day come when you make a donation like this and nobody pays attention? i mean you could be the pot shop or the corner grocery? >> maybe. maybe. i think so. i mean i think we're years away from that being the case. >> reporter: about 110 miles south of denver, public county is also benefiting from the taxes. it gets its taxes when marijuana is harvested and sold to pot shops statewide. money, now giving college kids pot money scholarships. >> are you comfortable with the fact that it's sales tax but
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marijuana? >> yes. >> this freshman wants to be a teacher. she's getting $1,000 a semester at colorado state university in pueblo. >> i think without this i wouldn't be able to continue my education without tanging loan and worrying how i will pay them back. >> reporter: this spring every student will qualify for a pot scholarship to be used at local colleges. those scholarships and their help for the city will really be hurt if the trump administration bans the sale of legal rerk yagsal pot even if it still allows sales for medical purposes. pod advocates say they will still buy pot for regular recreational use but the cities and states will get zero money from the black market. >> it's really interesting to hear how the cities are
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stepping up its game - to catch people breaking the rules on "handicap parking permits. a sting in san jose - ju good morning, it is 7:56. i'm juliette goodrich. the dmv is stepping up its game to catch people breaking the rules on handicapped parking permits. a sting in san jose just sparked eight citations. the agency took the step after complaints piled up over people illegally using handicapped placards to park along san fernando street by san jose state. and today is national weed day. also known as "420". organizers expect thousands to light up in golden gate park. police say they will be handing out tickets if they see anyone with alcohol, glass or unpermitted concessions and no one under 18 is allowed in. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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7:58. and we are tracking a major accident on the upper deck of the bay bridge. this is just past treasure island if you are making your way westbound into san francisco blocking three lanes. emergency crews are on the scene and that backup extends well beyond the maze. so give yourself plenty of time to get into the city. >> thank you very much. good morning, everyone. 7:58. this is the scene looking towards golden gate bridge from sutro tower. i have been using this view all morning long because of the hint of stratus that's pushed into the bay. all that's going to retreat. temperature-wise, 50s santa rosa, now 54 in oakland. we had rain overnight and now, high pressure builds in. sunny skies. 60s and low 70s a west wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west, it's thursday, april 20th, 2017. they say marijuana smokers this is your day. welcome back to "cbs this morning." fox news just ousted bill o'reilly, ahead to issues that forced him out and how will the channel do without their biggest star on cable? but first, here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> the biggest star of cable news was forced out from his top rated show. >> after more than 50 advertisers fled, fox news channel again was confronted with the question of whether its corporate culture is hostile to women. >> what do you think was the tipping point? >> what my colleagues reported is that women were continuing to come forward. >> the administration is on the defensive about the location of the aircraft carrier strike group. the white house tried to shift
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blame to our allies and adversaries in asia and simply wondered what's going on? >> federal investigators are trying to find a cia worker who may be a traitor. >> this morning the prevailing theory is is that the source of the breach is a cia insider. >> new video shows a massive asteroid narrowly passing earth. this is a time lapse satellite image of the asteroid, nicknamed the rock. >> most of the folks still in the building, standing and cheering for ichiro in his final at-bat here. at age 43. the drive to right field he's going to end it on a big-time note. look at this, ichiro with a home run. talk about a sense of the dramatic. >> what a moment for ichiro. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. cable news is without its ratings king after a sexual harassment scandal caused
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boirl -- cost bill o'reilly his job at fox news. the new york times headline this morning says, the lights out for the channel's biggest star. the paper broke the story early this month that o'reilly and fox paid about $13 million to settle complaints by five women. >> last night, his name vanished from the show. he was a fixture for more than 20 years. the times reports the sexual harassment claims and settlements go back to 2004. about 50 advertisers fled the show. the parent company of fox news said yesterday, after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, bill o'reilly will not be returning to the fox news channel. >> o'reilly said in a statement, quote it's tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded charges. i will always look back on my time at fox with great pride. last year founding ceo roger ailes was removed for similar
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reasons. one of his accusers, fox news star megyn kelly wrote about it in her book. we asked him about the allegations when he was here with james patterson when they were promoting their children's book. >> megyn kelly has a new book out. have you read it? >> no. >> you're in it. >> it seems if i'm in a book -- i want to see what she's saying about me. >> what is she saying about me? i'm trying to stay out half that kind of stuff. it doesn't pertain to my life. i wish her well. she's a very smart woman. you know, it's a very tough book environment. we'll see. we'll see if people respond to it. i have not read it. but it's not a diss. it just came out. so -- you know, i'll look at it. >> bill, it just came out. but you know people, you can get the book early if you wanted. >> no, they lock that thing
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down. >> she's not going to be on your show to talk about it? >> we'll see if she's on the show or not. >> it's called -- >> i want to be candid here. i'm not that interested in this. >> no? >> in sexual harassment, you're not interested in sexual harassment? >> i'm not interested in basically litigating something that's finished that makes my network look bad, okay? i'm not interested in making my network look bad at all. that doesn't interest me one bit. >> is that what she's doing? >> i don't know. but i'm not going to even bother with it. >> kelly left the channel in january. we have a media reporter at "the hollywood reporter." marisa, good morning. >> good morning. >> bill o'reilly is leaving after signing a mega deal with fox to continue. even though these charges have dated back to 2004. what remaining questions are there at fox? >> well, i think that the fact that i signed him to the new contract, knowing that these allegations were going to come
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out, obviously there were earlier allegations that everybody knew about. and know that they were doing this -- there were settlements being paid after roger ailes' exit under the same sexual harassment cloud produced a lot of anger internally. and made women there question whether the murdochs were committed to a workplace based on respect as they said. >> do you believe they will feel that now after this decision? >> i do. i do. and i think the women who were afraid to come forward because they never thought roger ailes would be ousted had a new voice within the company. >> what are you hearing about the role that women at the company played behind the scenes? >> well, they were -- they were really disheartened. there were people described it to me as outrage, that the revelations came out post ailes. they obviously renewed his deal knowing that this story was coming of it, so they made a calculation then they could weather this.
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i think that is what produced a lot of the anger internally. >> do you think it was more than just the advertisers dropping out, because they dropped out from bill o'reilly's show, but fox was still getting money from advertisers. correct? >> they were not taking any real financial hit on advertising. because the advertisers were just moving their ads to different shows on fox. but the stock price did slip. the stock price slipped on perception, perception that the house is not in order over there. when you have internal rest is something they worry about. >> so the tipping point in your judgment? >> i think it was a combination of the women inside the network, not just women. but the people inside the network that were concerned about this and outraged about this. and also the perception on wall street that produced the 6% stock dip since these revelations came out. >> how about "the new york times" piece that revealed that they were -- they had paid those women. >> yeah. that's what's produced a lot of
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the anger. that this was still going on after the murdochs had put out that statement when they made the settlement with gretchen carlson. >> how do you think fox will do without bill o'reilly? >> well, they're a strong brand and they have a monopoly on conservatism on cable television. and the political junkies are just glued to this right now with the early tumultuous change. >> was there a difference between rupert murdoch and the two sons in making the decision? >> they all came to agreement on tuesday i was told. but the three -- the three of them. but yes, there was early separation. day light between rupert and lachlan and james and then james and lachlan were aligned and then the three of them -- >> then we heard james and lachlan's wives also weighed in. >> exactly. exactly. >> marisa, thank you for being here. >> thank you. biologists in virginia are
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fighting to preserve the endangered species native to africa. >> here in virginia, shenandoah mountains, they're having a cheetah cub explosion. ten cubs in one week. i'm chip reid at the smithsonian's cheetah science ,,
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he's achieved more super bowl victories than any other quarterback. who is that? >> tom brady. >> you're right. "time" magazine just named him one of the most 100 influential people in the world. ahead, the times editor-in-chief will show us who else is on the list. and following the chief white house correspondent who -- who's that? >> major garrett. >> major garrett throughout the day from press briefings to the all-important lunch break. lunch break? >> lunch break? >> okay.
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"time" magazine is out this morning with its "time" 100 list
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of the world's most influential leaders. global leaders like president trump and chinese president are among the athletes. melinda gates joins the list. also john legend, the editor in chief nancy gibbs joining us. good morning. one more time for those not following us this morning. >> or in a cage. >> or both. >> how do you select them. >> it's a year long tradition. people who are fascinating, moving the needle in whatever different field. >> for good or bad? >> for good or bad. the power is a tool. influence is a skill. it's a different kind of effect that they have. so there are people on the list who are very traditionally
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famous, heads of state and ceos, but there are people who a lot of people have never heard of who are acting in their realms and ways that are sure to be enormously potent for years to come. >> you always say, nancy there are no automatics. you've about got a pretty good shot of being on the list. >> you do. they've got an edge. >> you've got five people from the trump administration on the list. >> any time you have a new administration -- we're watching these people closely. they came in with so little experience in government and such a promise to the campaign they were going to blow it up anyway, we knew things were not going to be the same as it had been before. we're watching them -- even though west weng has likened it to a game of thrones kind of atmosphere, each is influential
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in a way to not just their own role but the public service and roles of the president. >> it spans athletes, scientists, actors, politicians t gat mutt, as to who you choose to write. jared kushner who's taken on an outside role. henry kissinger writes up him and says we have spore at imagely changed views. >> kissinger has watched a lot of administrations come and go and he understands the thermodie nam eks with a little bit of a warning. we even seen several around president trump have their wings burnt and melted. it's a tribute to fact that his
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vary yaus sis comes. until he took over the last latest rate show. he had a great year. >> i'm happy show made the list. next year, wrinkle in time. it's so great she made the list. you chose her why? >> you know, like barry jenkins, we're seeing these versatile directors. also others. >> and you have tom brady and. >> you have two quarterbacks. one for what he did on the field, his super bowl triumph
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and one for what he did next to the field in the way he invited the different conversation. >> poach francis is the only religious leader to make the list and there's a question whether trump will see him in italy coming up in a few weeks. >> that will be very interesting to see. you remember when we met him many the fall. the first words out of his mouth are pray for me. the way he has captured the imagination of peoplefar beyond. he makes. >> i have to go. could i feel charlie rose made the list? you feel the gritness, don't you? >> he is indeed one of our 100. >> different covers. everybody will see it.
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>> jlove it. thank you very much. a teacher will be named 2017's national teacher of the year. ahead and only on "cbs this morning," we'll revalue the winners like the preakness and others capture the nation's attention. in a preview charlie is going to take us inside a grueling race with obstacles you probably haven't seen. we bell right back. if you've tried every pill on the shelf to treat your tough nasal allergies... ...listen up. unlike pills that don't treat congestion, clarispray covers 100 percent of your nasal allergy symptoms. clarispray. from the makers of claritin. so this year, they're getting a whole lot more.
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horse racing fans are gearing up but we'll show you something you may not know about. the maryland golf course known as the most demanding race. we're riding with jockey jared perez on touchdown tony. it's one of the many races in the fall and spring when timber jockeys roll the hills in the run-up to the american hunt club. the images are more intimidating. some are on a slant. somt over water.
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for some, the jump is tricky. you're approaching 5 foot 46 fancy, right? patty is a legendary jockey and trainer from a fam le that even pej this. he one the mott hunt club. >> can you tell us what it's like to feel the exhilaration? >> there's some magic about the power of that animal underneath. and when you ask for for thefrg he's got. >> you can see our full report on timber racing this sunday on
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cbs. >> it's magnificent. the multi-billion- dollar "transbay center" - taking shape in the heart of downtown san good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. we are getting an exclusive look at the multi-billion- dollar transbay center taking shape in the heart of downtown san francisco. the final product will stand 4 blocks and include an underground train station a massive mall and some 690 trees on a rooftop park. all right. today is the unofficial marijuana holiday and also known as "420". here's a live look at golden gate park where thousands of people are expected to attend today. this year there will be gates and guards around hippie hill and no one under 18 is allowed in. raffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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jam-packed and in the red. that's a check of your traffic. let's check the forecast now with roberta gonzales. thank you, jaclyn dunn. thank you very much. and good morning, everybody! did you hear the raindrops on the rooftops while were you sleeping last night? we saw up to .3" of rain in some parts of the north bay. now look what's going on. we have high pressure it's building in. the stratus in the form of fog is already dissipated. we have lots of clear skies out there. temperature-wise 50s santa rosa, 51 redwood city. otherwise, pretty much mid-50s around the rim of the bay back through san jose. now, later today, with the sunshine, temperatures up into the 60s at the beaches at rockaway beach back through the sunset district. we're talking about an onshore wind out of the west 10 to 15. 60s common around the bay. high 60s peninsula. then all the way up to the low 70s away from the bay. here's your extended forecast. we do call for warmer conditions on your friday. good jump by 11 degrees in our inland areas into the low 80s. increasing clouds on saturday but still no rain until tuesday.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." this is what we do every day around this time. who's handing out in the green room. there they are. christian bale and oscar isaac and the people who came with them this morning. through're here to talk about their movie, "the promise." >> it's about the genocide. >> a lot of people don't even know about it. "usa today" reports on a lawsuit of maker bose. they're accused of collecting information about its customers. it include music and aud joe voices. information was sent to third parties without user consent.
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bose has not returned cbs news's request for comment. the killer whale calf was born yesterday. she was already pregnant last year when sea board said it was ending its breeding program. it falls to just over 3 million teachers. only on "cbs this morning" we're very proud to announce the 2017 national teacher of the year, drum roll, please. >> she is sydney chaffee. she's a ninth great human tees teacher in dorchester, massachusetts. we asked some of her students why they think she's so great. >> sydney is different in the way she teaches.
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it's a very blunt, claum, and nice at the same time. >> she motivates you to do your best and she push you. >> basically she found ways to get in my head. >> of the word use have left, what would make sense there. >> she really cares about us and takes the time to get to know us. >> she's a good listener. >> it's weird, but she can relate to us. a tull white lady talking to a bunch of black kids. >> ambiguous is unclear. if it's difficult, it's unclear, right? >> she asks questions to see if you understand. she asks questions that makes you want to ask questions. >> this has to to with the legacy of colonials and what's the legacy. >> there are probably a lot of other great teachers, but sydney is just the best. >> very good. >> very good is right sydney
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chaffee, congratulations you tall adult white lady. i love that they said that about you an also they call you by your first name. >> you encourage that. >> we do it at our school. we call them by their first names, they call us by our first names. we want to show it's a community and we have relationships. >> what's the magic in your classroom. you say, yes, i'm a white woman teaching kids of color but you said there eeg something in message you want them to get. >> yeah. i want my students to understand that they are powerful and they ma can make change in the world, whatever the future is they want to see, they have the power and they have the agency to make that happen and so that's at the core of everything we're doing. >> what do those lessons entail? >> we learn a lot about the history of those who have been oppressed and marginalized and how they've fought for justice.
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we look at resistant movements and relate it to today. >> do youly great teachers have it happen something early? >> i'm a teacherer so i thinkive can learn. that's some special magic. >> what is the special imagine uk? >> i don't know. i don't know whattet is. there ooh a deeps dean sire. we can always get better so this award is so hum bilge because i think how i can be beer at this job and i know my colleagues are always thinking that too, teachers understand we're learners and we model that for our kids. >> tell us about your school. >> my school is amazing. i love that. it's a taney school in boston. in the high school we have 145.
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>> when and why did you decide to be a teacher? >> i well the to college to be a powe kwlet and they made me realize this is work i can do. i started on the path late in college. looking back i see all these signs. i was a bit of a know-it-all. >> following your lead, sydney, thank you. >> teacher of the year. ten new cheetah cubs are making themselves at home researches are working to breed more to preserve the species. fewer than 10,000 cheetahs are left in the world. chip reid is at royal
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smithsonian in virginia to see how caretakers are keeping the animals healthy. good morning. >> good morning. there are 20 adult china as the. that's mom over there. these are her two others. there are 16 adults and ten tiny little cubs. we got to meet them face-to-face 678 these tiny cubs are three weeks old and steadily gaining weight. they're brothers and sisters born to 7 edgy. is that purring? >> though. they're actually gronling adrian kroeshier, a biologist with the smut sohnial is a manager of the program and checks if and weighs
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them about twice a week. >> does it get old. no it always helped to krubs. >> reporter: this year they got 112 cubs total. while two did not survive having this many close together is a virtual population explosion. >> every day that they make it through we have a better chance of them surviving to adulthood. >> some are calling for the fast cat to be moved to the endangered species list. >> why are they vul tirrable in. >> because of the areas they habitat. the areas they grew in have left. today they're mostly found in southern africa, especially
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namibia. here she and her team are doing critical work to help the species survive. >> i hear you call the cheetah cupid. >> reporter: scientists referring to the walkway between the adull cheetah and children moot, on lovers lane. >> we'll let them meet for the first time on the phen. . >> reporter: she's hopeful they can prevent the animal from disappears forever. >> having the huge litter in the. >> so the chi that's here to stay? the ch the. as for the about the cubs they're with their mothers in done. it's very clear that human are
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to stay away. others will go to our zilts and bead nag celts around the nation. i'm going to try to sneak one out myself rngs but please don't know anybody. >> i don't know who's cuter chip or the cheetahs. >> gayle, he's a married man. >> just because you look at the -- >> nina black, she's my old trainer. thank yu very much, the new movie called "the promise" introduces audiences to one overthe left known human catastrophes. ahead their story of love amitt th,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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actor christian bale has earned critically acclaimed awards. >> golden globe winner oscar isaac is ben noeft as resistant fighter powe in "star wars" force awakened.
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it chronicles the chaos in constant ta noble before the start of world war i. he plays a journalist, desperate to save his family from being rounded up by the turks. >> i have to go. i have to find them. >> mikhail, leave these people alone. >> i eemg not safe. no one here is safe. don't you see what's happening? >> we lived through turkish dleting before. >> understand. i have to get us out. trust me. i'm getting us out of here. >> christian bale and oscar isaac, welcome to studio 57. >> thank you. >> help us understand what the genocide was in the few minutes we have and secondly why the story hasn't been told?
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>> the story hasn't been told because the turkish government suppressed it. even the he couldn't get it made. tokyo has enormous power. kirk managed to get this raised by self-financing it. he passed away unfortunately but this is also why you never get any sitting u.s. prts says. of the strategic value of turkey. >> the arminian genocide happened between 1950 and 1953. we're talk 1g 1/ armenians killed and this story brings it to life because you play a reporter, right? >> right. i play a reporter who is visiting, who has a love for an
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armenian lady. >> a little tray angle here. >> yes, you do. >> you know movie is good right there. >> but they are caught up in this genocide. there are a couple of lines that sum up something taen interesting. it must be lovely to get that. without the press, nobody would know anything about the armenian jen sign. >> i was embarrassed. after i started watching it i started googling it. what's fascinating, it's violent but you don't see the violence. yet you feel intense pain. was it deliberate? >> yeah. terry george was very adamant he wanted it to be an educational
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tool because so little of it is known as least in the west i didn't know anything about it to my shame. >> did you, christian? >> no. >> okay. >> so it's been very effective. you were say u you tnts any it about it. the terrible thing is you think of lapse of consequences. you do the 100% proceeds. >> christian is good. >> 100% proceeds of the film go to charity which i think is unprecedent. >> we should mention he's done hotel rwanda. >> yeah. he's have interestings in that.
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another line from the film which i think is great is our revenge will be to stay alive. not only survive but thrived. it's a very hopeful message and hopefully people make a lot of pair reallies twoen in the same exact part of worlds. i love it go ahead and chose armenia. see if they that will do i. it's positive. you two falling in love with the seam william but you vnld ma a promise to another woman. >> one man, two women? >> he gets lured. i play a young man from a small village in armenia who goes to
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constant ta noble to learn modern medicine and bring it back to the individualage. once he arrives in the big city of con stay ta noble. >> is christian's girlfriend. >> right. >> one of the things relevant to now is how important the press is. the fact that the free press is so functional in coming. >> thank you for coming and for that too. >> the promise is in theaters tomorrow. you can find mor,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,
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4-20. here's a live look at golden gate p good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. today is the unofficial marijuana holiday also known as "420". here's a live look at golden gate park where thousands of people are expected today. this year there will be gates, guards and porta-potties at hippie hill. you must be 18 to enter the area. tesla has just settled a lawsuit against one of its former executives over self- driving car technology. sterling anderson was accused of stealing tesla data and recruiting some engineers to join his startup while he worked at tesla. colin kaepernick one of "time" magazine's most influential people. they are praising him for exercising his first amendment
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rights. the football player started protesting police and justice inequalities last season. stick around; we'll have weather and traffic in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,
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good morning. time now 8:57. and we are tracking your traffic. we do have delays if you are heading out the door along northbound 880 from 238 on out towards the maze. it is in the red over a 30- minute ride heading towards the maze, we're looking much better if you are heading along highway 4 out of antioch into hercules and 580 back in the
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green. but, man, westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge towards the toll plaza, 43 minutes and then it's slow stop go traffic still backed up beyond the maze into san francisco. that's a check of your traffic. let's check the forecast with roberta gonzales. >> jaclyn, it's so nice to have you here! welcome to kpix 5. this is the view towards mount vaca. look at the clouds building over the mountain rick. you know, i try to make things out of clouds, don't you? kind of looks like a warrior on the back of a horse. what do you think? i don't know. but what's really important is that we have the blue skies out there. [ laughter ] >> yeah, i'm kind of giddy! we have sunshine. 51 in santa rosa and redwood city. it's in the mid-50s around the rim of the bay back through the tri-valley. later today with the abundance of sunshine, 60s coast, 60s bay and peninsula to the low 70s away from the bay. we'll have a west wind that's onshore about 5 to 15 miles per hour. check out the jump in the temperatures on friday. a few clouds on saturday.
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