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>> and check out brian's daily briefing weekdays at 11:00 on cbs5.com. breaking news. violence erupts in iraq. another coordinated attack kills six in just 24 hours. more than 60 have died and 200 people injured. president obama prepares to mark the tensions. a new yorker accused attacking a cab driver because he is muslim. the growing concern over islam-phobia. tiger tees off. one day after his ex-wife describes how she has been living through hell, woods opens up and takes the blame. >> i certainly made a lot of errors in my life. and that's something i have to live with. >> can he put this behind him and return to greatness?
"early" this thursday morning, august 26, 2010. captioning funded by cbs a good thursday morning to you. thanks for being with us. i'm erica hill. >> i'm chris wragge. one of the things we will talk about this morning, digital brain drain. when was the last time you made a phone call, right? >> my mother. i called my mother. >> what exactly does that do again? with all the texting and twittering we do, it is taking its toll. >> on your brain. the way you interact with people. take a closer look at that. also this morning, yesterday if you were with us, you saw we played you a little bit of sound from a rather interesting horse race. take a listen. >> my wife knows everything. the wife doesn't know. they are one-two. of course they are. my wife knows everything in front. to the outside. the wife doesn't know. my wife knows everything. the wife doesn't know. >> the man calling that race was not battling with whether or not his wife does know everything or
she does not know. those were the names of two hoarseness this race. they came in one and two. he will join us this morning. he said these are not the strangest names he has ever heard. >> looking forward to getting to that. we want to start with breaking news. as u.s. troops prepare to end their combat role in iraq, another deadly attack. insurgents killed six more people this morning in a town northeast of baghdad. this comes just one day after a series of attacks killed at least 56 others. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante traveling with the president on martha's vineyard ands that latest for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. these attacks do come as the u.s. prepares to wind down to the official end of combat operations next tuesday, august 31st. obviously the conditions on the ground in iraq don't match the reality. just one day after the last combat troops left iraq, insurgents killed at least 56 iraqis in two dozen attacks.
most of them, the security forces who are supposed to protect the country, now that the americans are gone. targeting the forces was meant to send a message. >> it is about the terrorists trying to make a point about the back -- trying to challenge the security forces. does do-- put doubts in people' mind. >> reporter: in many case it is iraqis are not ready as some admit. >> they really give help -- when things get bad and baghdad, iraq. when they leave don't know who will help us. >> reporter: the u.s. commander in iraq is leaving on september 1st. he's optimistic but after seven years and more than 4,000 u.s. deaths, he's not ready to declare victory. >> we won't know probably for three to five years. if nothing else, we got rid of a
dictate wror who will no longer terrorize the iraqi people. >> reporter: president obama will mark the official end of the u.s. combat role next wednesday and then returning to washington to make an oval office address to the american people. one thing he's not likely to do is suggest mission accomplished. because there are still 50,000 u.s. troops in iraq in that support role but could still fight. chris? >> joining from us washington is michael o'hanlon. good morning, michael. violence, what does it say about the president's timeline, troop drawdowns? >> i think it is okay what we are doing now. the iraqi army and police, as your correspondent pointed out, are fighting hard for their country and doing pretty well. they can't stop every act like this. neither could we when we were more in the lead. i think the bigger question is going to be, as you point out, what the president should say on
tuesday. he doesn't want to declare too much of an accomplishment here. he's probably got to get the u.s. more involved in helping form this new iraqi government because that process of paralysis, inability to form a new government, almost six months after the election, now risks reinforcing the random terrorist violence and becoming more of a political violence. that's the big word. >> let me ask you about this. deadliest month in iraq over two years. let's talk about the military, government, still very short on preparedness over there. >> well, they are. although let's give credit where credit is due. 650,000 people in uniform, army and police, who are fighting hard for their country and have been taking casualties for a long time. who basically have allowed us over a period of a couple of years to do less and less each few months and in terms of our role. i wouldn't view august 31st as such a big milestone. i think the process has been gradual and ongoing. the iraqis have proven. for example last june, 2009, when we pulled out of the city, and the cities did not
deteriorate. you are right. this summer has been a bit of a blip upwards and is very tragic. the overall trend line as we pulled down in previous periods have been favorable. i'm relatively optimistic if they can get the next government together. that's become a big if. >> can you talk about the symbolism of the detached -- days before the president is about to give a major speech in iraq? >> this may be one of those few times the attacks resonate even more here. i think iraqis are accustomed to dealing with it, it is tragic and terrible but it has been their lives a long time. they don't expect these things to end definitively. president obama has been to be careful with his rhetoric because he deserves credit for the security. the job is nowhere near done. the notion we ended combat because we decide to use that term is a little bit difficult to sustain in the face of this tragedy. the president has challenges in
that tuesday speech. >> we will wait and see what the president has to say. thank you very much for taking the time this morning. >> thank you. the focus this morning also is on your money. the dow made its first gain in five days yesterday. mostly considered flat with the gains it made. there's concern over many aspects of the troubled u.s. economy. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis is here this morning with more on that. rebecca, good morning. >> good morning. from jobs to the health of the u.s. consumer, the latest economic data slowed significantly and it is having an impact on how americans feel about the recovery. according to the most recent cbs news poll over one-third of americans were 37% think the decline is here to stay. latest report on new homes shows sales fell 12.4% in july. to the lowest level ever recorded. the median price of a new home now $204,000 is down nearly 5%
from last year. home resales are at 15-year lows. with unemployment still 9.5% in and 25 million people either out of work or underemployed, analysts say that it could take years to recover. >> until we start getting some of that confidence back in the system, it will be very difficult to get things moving there. >> reporter: difficult because americans have dramatically changed their habits. for the first time in eight years, the average credit card balance is less than $5,000. consumers pay down debt and cut back their spending. orders for big purchases like cars and appliances grew only slightly last month. a sign the manufacturing sector, the first area of the economy to stabilize in the recession may be slowing. the recent weakness has many economists cutting their forecast for the year. goldman sachs and jpmorgan believe gross domestic will rise
1.5% in 2010. a theory put to the test tomorrow with the second quarter gdp report. >> we will all be looking for that. joining us now from westchester, pennsylvania, mark zandi, chief economist from moody's economy. when you look at this information that rebecca gave us, are we headed towards a double dip recession? >> no, i don't think so. i would say that the odds of a double dip are rising and they are uncomfortably high. and we don't have any cushion. if anything else goes wrong, i think we will go back into recession. at this point no, i think we will avoid it. >> we are not heading there but it is a possibility. take a look at housing. the numbers this week were awful. and had we hit the bottom for the housing market? or is there still more room to drop here? >> well, housing is double dip. you point to the home sales day-to-day. they are particularly weak. housing construction, i think we will experience more house declines over the next six to nine months. we are close to, if not at the
bottom, some of the weaknessest related to the fact that we had a housing tax credit that pushed forward sales, lots of people came into the market this summer to take advantage of the credit that expired. we are see very, very weak sales number on the back of that. these are the worst of the numbers we will see in the housing crash. >> there's so much focus on the obama administration on what we have done on the stimulus package. how much of what we are seeing in the economy right now is a direct result of the administration's policies and stimulus? >> well, it is related. i think it is fair to say that recession ended about a year ago in large part because of the stimulus efforts. recession ended it is a stimulus provided maximum benefits of the economy p.m. but the stimulus is now fading. housing tack credit is being part of that stimulus as an example. and so the -- the impetus to growth is the benefit to growth is winding down and -- that's one of reasons why the economy is slowing. >> would that be -- as you see the economy slowing to extend the bush tax cuts that we are hearing so much about and what's
become important as we move forward to the elections in november? >> good point. i don't think that it would be wise to raise taxes for anyone in 2011 when the economic recovery is so fragile. the president proposed raising tack rates for people that make over $250,000 a year on the join basis. that's very wealthy group. 3% of the population. i think that's reasonable but only in 2012, '13, ''14. >> there is all this information of record number of people of people pulling their money out of 401(k) which is a scary thought. for some people necessary at this point. how is that going to affect them in the long term? >> it is not good. very significant stretch that many households are under and this fact the downturn is now very long. it began some three years ago. people are really blowing through a lot of their financial resources. i think that for people in their
late 40s and 50s, obviously, what this means is they are probably going to have to work long if they are going to want to maintain their lifestyle in retirement. for people in their 30s and 40s, they have time to recover. but they are probably going to have to save more. we as a nation did not save very much. we are not prepared for retirement. even paying for our child's education. we are going to -- as a group save a lot more going forward. >> mark zandi, always appreciate your perspective. thank you. thank you. new poll said growing number of americans are against the proposed islamic center near ground zero in the ongoing debate may have led to an anti-muslim attack in new york city. cbs news correspondent elaine quijano has the disturbing details this morning. >> the attacker was a college student who had done volunteer work in afghanistan. he's now behind bars facing multiple counts, including attempted murder and assault as a hate crime after allegedly attacking a cabbie who is muslim. police say that 21-year-old
michael enwright asked a new york city cab driver whether he was muslim. when he answered he was, enwright attacked. first uttering in arabic, common muslim, peace to you. >> i'm driving and he asked me where i'm from. second question he asked me, are you muslim. i said yes. >> the alleged hate crime took place against the backdrop of a highly emotional debate. over whether an islamic cultural cultural center should be built two blocks from ground zero. the protests are spreading from new york to tennessee where an intense debate over a proposed mosque near nashville has raised all summer. >> not about religion. it is about stopping homegrown terrorists. >> reporter: there are 7 million muslims and more than 1,200 mosques in the united states. at cbs news poll found 71% of americans say that it is inappropriate to build a mosque
so close to ground zero. among them some of the families of 9/11 victims. >> i understand that they should have a place to pray. an educational center. i have no problem was that whatsoever. but not there. definitely not there. >> as for michael enwright he volunteered for a group that promotes interfaith dialogue. the group intersections international supported the controversial cultural center and mosque near ground zero. and if enwright is convict of attempted murder he faces a maximum 8 to 25 years in prison. >> mayor bloomberg, mayor of new york city, has been invited the cabbie to city hall. thank you very much. now let's get the rest of the morning's headlines. jeff glor is at the news desk this morning. >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. this morning we are learning of a cia connection to a top afghanistan official's side to corruption. mohammed zia salehi has been on the cia payroll for years. according to "the new york
times." an aide to president car may was arrested on corruption charges last month and he was set free after karzai himself got involved in the case. chile's health minister says 4 3 3 miners trapped for three weeks have been told they may not be rescued before christmas. rescuers plan to start digging an escape tunnel this weekend. chile's government is asking nasa for ideas to help the miners survive the long wait. consumers may still end up eating those recalled eggs linked to salmonella. some of the tainted eggs are being returned to wright county egg farm, processing facilities. they will be cooked and pass tourized and used in food products like soup, ice cream and mayonnaise. i could takes weeks to count the absentee ballots to decide the republican senate race there. tea party candidate joe miller is poised upsetting lisa murkowski. miller is backed by former alaska governor sarah palin. a former campaign manager for george w. bush says he's coming out of the closet so he
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good morning. it's 7:25. in the headlines, two residential fires in west san jose this morning, both calls came in just after 5:30. an apparent explosion before a fire on del monte place. anne makovec joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. i just got here a few minutes ago but here's what we know so far. this neighborhood san jose, several streets blocked off after a natural gas explosion which appeared to occur in the garage of the home. we have some video from overhead taken a few minutes ago. the house at one time was erupting in flames. firefighters says flames were coming out of every hole in the house. it happened at 5:30 this morning. the woman who lives there wasn't home at the time. she was walking her dog. she is okay. now, it took firefighters kind of a long time to get here, 10
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san jose on 280 all those slow sensors there approaching the 880 interchange. we have a camera we can give you a drive time through this stretch, as well. right now it's 19 minutes from northbound 280 from 101 towards cupertino. not sure if this is just our usual congestion in the area or if it's related to the fires, two separate residential fires. at the bay bridge toll plaza, backed up to about the first overcrossing. metering lights remain on. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. well, nice sea breeze coming in this morning. that's giving us the clouds and also the fog along the coastline. it's a lot cooler this morning. and it's also going to be definitely cooler as we head into the afternoon. here's a look at our seven-day forecast. take a look at what happens today. i'll move out of the way. 65 at the coast, 68 bay, 90 inland. much cooler friday through sunday. and temperatures rebound monday through wednesday.
♪ summer day changing it all ♪ >> welcome back to the "early show." that is the incredible sheryl crow singing her hit single. coming up in a bit, she'll perform that as well as some of her other classic hits for us right on our plaza. >> that's a great new cd. i really like it. also ahead this morning, every day we juggle countless e-mails, texts, phone calls, the internet, your computer staring you in -- >> too much. >> it is too much. on this morning's "healthwatch" dr. jennifer ashton is here why to tell us all that technology could result in a digital brain drain and why you may want to remove yourself for a moment. >> i've got that, digit brain drain. we cannot get enough of this. you've seen, it heard it.
ette a horse race that happened this past sunday in monmouth. listen to this call. >> my wife knows everything. the wife doesn't know. they're one-two. to the outside, the wife doesn't know. my wife knows everything. >> that's right. one horse is my wife knows everything, the other is the wife doesn't know. we'll talk to larry collmus, the man behind that infamous call. he's called lots of races but none quite like this. first, we heard from elin nordgren yesterday about the sex scandal that wrecked her marriage. now tiger woods is speaking out. ben tracy joins us from paramus, new jersey. >> reporter: tiger woods teed off. big round of applause when he did. it was yesterday when he was talking to the media that he was really quite candid talking about the personal scandal that has really rocked his world for the past nine months. he said it's been a lot harder to deal with than he's ever let on and it's definitely taken a toll on his golf game.
on the putting green wednesday it was clear tiger woods was still trying to get his roar back. >> i haven't played consistently the entire year. i played well in two major championships and that's about it. >> reporter: and now behind him is his six-year marriage to elin nordgren. the two were unable to reconcile after tiger's must publicized infidelity. nordgren told "people" magazine, the word bee trail isn't strong enough. >> i certainly understand she's sad. and i feel the same way. my actions certainly led us to this decision. you know, i've certainly made a lot of errors in my life. and that's something i'm going to have to live with. >> reporter: it's errors on the course he's now trying to avoid. woods is still the number one golfer but he hasn't won any of the nine tournaments he's played in this year. in fact, the weekend nordgren and woods signed their divorce settlement, tiger had one of his worst rounds every, failing to break par in a pga event for the
first time 11 years. while he's always been one of the top four money makers on tour, now he's ranked 83rd. >> he nedz to get back into the mix. he's not used to not being there. neither are his fans or competitors. >> reporter: that's why his apparel line is in the bunk per. a jor golf retailer says while overall golf apparel sales are up 11%, sales of tiger's line are down 7.5%. despite his problems, woods says 2010 is not a lost year. >> i learned a lot about myself and how i can become a better person. >> reporter: clearly the focus here today is about being a better golfer. tiger woods is hoping by the time he gets to the 18th hole that his name will be right up there on top of the leaderboard. chris? >> we will have to wait and see. cbs's ben tracy in paramus, new jersey. joining us is golf channel anchor kelly tilghman. i know you're close to tiger, spoke to him in march.
when you see this play out, what are your thoughts? is this as good as good can be for tiger, the divorce is ever, the story's out there, he's responding? >> i think the overall story is sadness in both camps but a sense of finality now that the divorce papers have been finalized and they know what they're doing financially and more importantly with the children. >> as far as the change in his demeanor, tiger's always been a little tough to get to, way back when. now it seems even more so, that he's really kind of -- his people are huddled around him and it's very insular. >> understandably so. his world has been turned upside town. self-inflicted wounds, no doubt about it. but obviously for a man who valued privacy above most things in life, i think this is something that's been very disturbing for him. >> what did you think about the press conference yesterday? you know, tiger, he demonstrates moments of candor. is he getting better, do you think? >> you know, as you mentioned for as many years as we've been
covering him, tiger has had unbelievably sharp ways of saying a lot without giving up too much private details of weights really going on in his world. not just personally, as we've uncovered over the last few months, but just the simplest thing like workout routines and what not. i think in recent weeks we've seen a tiger a little more exhausted, weary from the roads he's been traveling and slowly been giving more to the public just in the shortest sentences, he's been saying more revealing things about, it's been a long year. that's a sign of honesty from him. he's a little beat up. >> do you think this "people" magazine interview elin did, spent 19 hours with the interviewer, what do you think his thoughts are on this? >> i think he had to know it was coming. and i think these words that were actually written and also -- she wrote the words, i believe, bought she wasn't trusting of her english in that situation. the words he saw in print were probably words they've shared between each other, not just in
the last few days, obviously, since this has happened. >> tiger's chasing that elusive 18th major title of jack nicklaus and i remember jack saying, tiger will probably catch me. but let's see what happens when he gets married, has children and life sets in. do you think we'll see the return of the dominant tiger we once knew? >> i think we will because i think he's been a prodigy sense the day he put his hands on a golf club. i don't believe it will be at the snap of a finger. there's been times in the past where he turned it around after having a bad tournament and won
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"healthwatch," brain drain. the average american spend more time using media twices, your tv, computer, ipod, cell phone, we spend more time with those than doing any other waking activity. that's kind of disturbing. is this digital dependence bad for our brains? dr. jennifer ashton is here with some cerebral science. i imagine there has to be a little brain damage here. >> i think there are multiple aspects to this that can potentially be not so great. we're not just talking about the advantages here. there are clear advantages to this technological age in which we live, but let's talk about the healths risks and downside, if you will. first of all, when you're on these screens all day long, and the average american is spending over eight hours a day on some type of screen, what are you not doing in you're not interacting with friends and family, not enter sizing, sleeping, all of those can be suboptimal -- >> you're not looking where you're going walking down the street. i've burned into an air conditioner before.
>> i find it very difficult to separate myself. you're worried about your patient, your children, your jobs. it's a problem. >> you mention social skills. i worried about my son not knowing how to properly answer a phone because we have cell phones but it could go beyond that. >> the risks in terms of the social dynamic, erica, is that with everyone, from teens to adults spending a lot more time interacting electronically, we're risking the nonverbal aspect of our social ininteraction becoming in jeopardy. we're not learning how to take spatial cues. people will tell you you can pick up a vibe or tone electronically but we're losing that in terms of our facial and personal interaction. when our children go on a job interview, are they able to interact with someone face to face, look someone in their eye when they have a conversation with them because they're used to communicating with a screen. >> and read the signs from across the desk. teens, i imagine, are at particularly at risk because they've grown up with this. >> pardon the pun, they are hard wired to interact and
communicate with this. studies have shown that teenagers who spend too much time on the screen, they're at twice the risk of depression. >> you have a few quick tips. >> first, unplug and go off the grid at some point have day. don't bring your cell phone or blackberry to dinner. get your sleep. sleep is when the brain repairs itself. you need that sleep. and meditate because things good for the heart and body are good for the brain. >> and sometimes you need intervention. >> give that cell phone to me! >> dr. jennifer ashton, thanks. two oddly nameds ors gallop to the finish in one of the most funny and ber takening races we've heard. you'll meet the track announcer who called the tongue-twisting marital mess when we return. n t♪ ♪ gonna meet me at the lunchtime bell ♪ ♪ long division can't split us in two ♪
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it is safe to say this next video is one of the favorites of "the early show" staff and perhaps one of the funniest. we showed it to you yesterday. a horse race that took place in monmouth, new jersey, which sounds like it could be perhaps straight out of a therapy session. >> mywifenoseverything. center of the track, the wife doesn't know. into the final furlong. mywifenoseverything. the wifedeesntknow. one-two. to the outside, mywifedoesntknow. the wife knows everything. more than the wife doesn't know. >> larry collmus is the track announcer who made that call. he joins us in the studio. i love as you're listening to it and watching it again, you're kind of smiling and laughing along with it. >> i'm almost at the point i'm sick of it, i've heard it so many times. but it was a lot of fun. >> was this one of the most unusual races you've ever called with those two names in there? >> it was. what are the odds of?
like that happening? there's 35,000 horses bred in i year all over the united states. those two horses, those names, end up at the same track, same day, same race, finish first and second. it's insane. >> when you look at the sheet and see these horses, are you saying, this would really make for an interesting call if they are coming down the stretch? >> actually i said to myself, don't mess this up. because it was one of those situations where you never imagined that this could happen and the names are so crazy, you want to get them right. >> in some ways, so close. >> you could screw it up and say, mywifedoesntknow. >> we watch this from the outside, we listen to you, it's almost like an auctioneer. you have to speak really fast. but you have, what, 12 races a day, eight or nine horses for each race and you have to memorize and forget it all for each one. >> right. you look at the jockey silk, memorize horses' name, get them in your head and wipe out for
the next race. that race i remembered, though. >> this one will live in infamy. >> a guy like al michaels has, do you believe in miracles? this is your call. are you okay with this? you've called hundreds of thousands of races and this is the one you'll be remembered for. >> this was just your average vd race but it's garnered a lot more attention, for sure. >> does it surprise you? >> my cell phone was going crazy as soon as the race went off. my friends watched it and then it was like all over the country. so, i was a little shocked. >> we'll keep enjoying it for a little while. maybe get you a raise. ? larry, good to have you with us. thanks. stay with us. we'll be right back. this is "the early show."
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it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. two fires in west san jose this morning just minutes away from each other. one on rockdale drive, our anne makovec is at the scene of the larger fire. that's on del monte place. anne. >> reporter: firefighters just moved up even farther away from the scene because pg&e is digging underground right now trying to shut off a natural gas line. apparently, this fire started with a natural gas explosion in the garage of a home. take a look at some video overhead. flames shooting out of that home. it happened at around 5:30 this morning. the woman who lives here was not home. she was walking her dog. and she is okay. now, it took firefighters about 10 minutes to get to the fire because there was that other fire going on, on rockdale. now, here's the scene on the ground. 60 firefighters there. there was some damage to the two houses on either side of
the burned house. but no injuries reported. again, i'm in west san jose, several blocks blocked off now. once pg&e shuts off the gas line, the natural gas is going to be off on del monte court for the rest of the day. sydnie. >> thank you, anne makovec in west san jose. traffic and weather right after this. ,,,, ♪ [ female announcer ] this is not a prescription. this is diane. diane, who has diabetes and a daughter who could use a little perspective.
good morning. we have a couple of accidents in the same area. northbound 880 past whipple. there was an accident that's now on the shoulder. now a new one reported past alvarado niles. so very slow right now out of union city. we can show you what it looks like closer to the coliseum as you continue your ride up towards 880 in oakland. this actually looks okay. starting to slow a bit but overall we're seeing speeds moving pretty well heading up towards downtown oakland. downtown san jose another story. a lot of congestion in those northbound lanes of 280. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. forecast this morning involves sunshine but cooler weather. yeah. thought you might like that. here's a shot from our mount vaca cam with our sunrise. looks good. looks good. here's a look at our seven-day forecast. 90 degrees today, temperatures falling close to 25 degrees inland today. other locations in the triple digits yesterday, not so much today. the coast and the bay with cooler weather through the weekend.
♪ want to have a little fun this morning? >> yeah, let's do it. sheryl crow's coming out, about to rock the "early show" plaza in just a bit. she'll perform for us, also hits from her new cd. if you haven't heard it yet, highly recommend it. it is fantastic. >> nine-time grammy winner. >> good morning to everyone. i'm erica hill with chris wragge. harry is on assignment. dave price as well. >> good to see you. good to see everybody on the plaza. also coming up, we have assembled a panel of "early show" experts to answer your questions about bedbugs.
>> there they are. >> there they are, folks. >> i'm sorry if you're eating breakfast. >> a little milk on your cornflakes. as you know, it's a growing problem across the country and we're going to help you avoid these pests or deal with them if you already have them in your office or in your home. it's really an awful, awful situation. >> and some of the nicest places in a lot of cities and towns have them, including right here in new york city. >> yeah. a lot of people think it's the seedy motels. not at all. >> we'll have all that coming up in a couple minutes. first, let's go inside. jeff glor is at the news desk with a check of the morning's headlines. good morning, jeff. >> guys, i have a question. who's the people that posed with the bedbugs on their hands in the video? >> that would be scientists. good morning, everyone. an insurgent ambush in iraq this morning has left six dead, latest in a new wave of violence. yesterday, 56 people died in bombings and shootings targeting police and government offices. the top u.s. general says it's the enemy reacting to the departure of american combat troops. >> the terrorists trying to make
a point about the lack of a government, trying to challenge the security forces, put down some people's mind on whether they're ready or not. >> the president will talk about iraq during an address to the nation on tuesday night. new economic reports are raising new concerns about a possible double-dip recession. new home sales in july fell 12% to the lowest level in nearly half a century. orders for durable goods inte intended to last three years or more rose just 0.3% last month. in the latest cbs news poll, 37% of people say they believe the u.s. economy is in permanent decline. new poll numbers this morning on drunk driving as well. a government survey estimates 8% of americans -- that's 17 million people -- drink and drive at least once during an average year, even though 81% in the survey say drunk driving is a serious public safety threat. the case against rod blagojevich begins again this morning at a court hearing in
chicago. among the issues that need to be decided, when his retrial will take place and who will defend the former illinois governor. last week, a jury convicted blagojevich on just 1 of 24 corruption charges. and a list of the top 100 beatles songs is out. according to "rolling stone," the number one beatles song of all time is from sergeant pepper. ♪ i read the news today, oh, boy ♪ ♪ >> yeah, that's "a day in the life." was followed by "i want to hold your hand," "strawberry fields forever," "yesterday," and number five was "in my life." three minutes past the hour. we check in with dave price again for weather. or is he here? he's here. >> i'm here. i'm here. >> dave, how are you doing? >> i'm good. what about "the long and winding road"? >> not bad. i would go with "in my life," actually. >> would you really? >> i would. >> all right.
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♪ bedbugs were actually very common in the u.s., but pesticide use in the '40s and '50s seemed to defeat the enemy, pretty much. but now they're back and you have questions about them. we have assembled the best panel at "early show" to answer your questions. you've been calling, e-mailing, facebook, twitter, you name it, people in the crowd, you have questions. we're going to answer them this morning. cbs news business and economic correspondent rebecca jarvis, medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton and also our veterinary correspondent, among a few other talents, dr. debbye turner bell. so, first question we're getting i want to direct to you, jen, which came to us via twitter. a viewer tweets, a bedbug bite, "how is it different than a mosquito bite"?
>> a very good question and hard one to answer because it can be very difficult to distinguish a bedbug from a mosquito bite, let's say from a pimm people. even dermatologists can have a difficult time, but there are a couple generalizations to look for. number one, a bedbug doesn't tend to give the swelling and pink diffuse ring around the bedbug like a mosquito bite that starts to itch right away. there might be a scab in the middle of the bite where you don't see that with other types of bites, especially mosquito bites. and sometimes, bedbug bites can cluster around each other. and believe it or not, that's referred to as breakfast, lunch and dinner. >> oh. they've got all their meals in one bite. >> that's right. depending on how the bedbug in your bed is feeding, whether it's been interrupted in the course of its meal, they can cluster around each other. and again, based on the skin color of the individual, darker-skinned people might be much more difficult to tell. >> right. if you're fair, it's easier to see. we have a viewer in l.a. who sent this in.
>> do they transmit disease? and if they do, how do they transmit any diseases that i might be able to get if i get bit by bedbugs in a hotel somewhere? >> that's all you, dr. ashton. >> oh, boy. you know what? they do carry about 24 pathogens, but the good news is there is no known documentation or proof that they can pass along diseases in the same way that, let's say, mosquitos or ticks can. however, they can get secondarily infected in some cases, and so, that can cause a slight problem, but -- >> be aware. >> you're not going get hepatitis or hiv from a bedbug. >> that's good news. this comes to us via facebook, someone writing in to ask if dogs can actually detect the presence of bedbugs. >> that's actually a really good question, because actually, bedbugs do secrete an oily, smelly substance, and if there is a large enough infestation, we as humans can smell them. apparently, it's a very sweet, fruity smell. but it's also why dogs have been recently used very effectively to detect bedbugs, because they do have this oily substance the
dogs can key in on, detect and they've been effective in helping exterminators find the infestation. >> but if they're there or anywhere near a bedbug, be it on an infected bed, near a dog who's been infected: they catch that like fleas? >> absolutely. they are a warm-blooded animal, prefer human beings, for whatever reason, but they'll take whatever is available. they typically will feed from mice or from birds more than dogs, but if you have a bedbug infestation and you have a dog that sleeps in your bed with you, then the bedbugs could infest the dog. >> i don't know if you can see jennifer's face, but jennifer ashton's going, ew, during this segment. >> come on, you're a doctor. >> and now we have hal on the plaza with a question. good morning. >> good morning. >> what's your question? >> my question is, the economic impact of the bedbug on the normal-size family's home, and
you know, what some of those costs might be and the time period that you would have to even stay out of your home. >> and that's one for you, because it can be a long, fairly long process to get rid of them. >> and it can be a substantial, significant sum of money that you'll pay. the average family pays upwards of $5,000 just to get rid of bedbu bedbugs. >> wow! >> and that really has to do with all of the different things you have to go through to exterminate and get rid of the problem, beginning with finding the problem. first off, you're going to call that exterminator, you're going to have them come take a look in your house and try to find out where the problem exists. sometimes they'll do it for free, but they'll do the look around for free because they hope to gain your business in the extermination part. then there's the bedbug sniffing dogs. they'll come out and do it, but it really does add up, and all of these services, many times, have to be done more than once. >> right, because there's the cleaning and then you have to get rid of and replace things like mattress or upholstered furniture. >> exactly. >> we have a question via skype. >> hi.
does homeowners insurance cover a bedbug infestation? and if not, does insurance cover it? >> especially with costs like that. >> unfortunately, you are very much out of luck as far as homeowners insurance goes, because a lot of what this is considered by insurance standards is a maintenance problem, and you're supposed to exterminate bugs when they're in your house, rodents when they're in the house. insurance doesn't cover that. what might cover some of the problem is your fsa, your flexible spending account. jennifer, you probably know about this. a lot of people have these accounts. they'll put money aside before taxes and you can use that money if you've been hurt by bedbugs. >> interesting. when it comes to -- i think this is actually a viewer question, so i'll let them ask the question. >> do i tell my friends or employees that i have bedbugs? >> i'm guessing the answer is embarrassment. it can be embarrassing to people because the old sort of idea was this meant you were unclean, that you've been hanging out in unquestionable areas, which is not the case. >> and i think there is actually
a precedent for this in a certain sense. if you have a communicable disease, for example, would you tell someone that is close to you that you were contagious or infe infested, let's say? and as parents know, the analogy here is also lice. when your children have lice, there is a social stigma attached to it, and it can be embarrassing because it implies a lack of cleanliness. we know that that is really a myth and a misconception, and you can have the cleanest house and have lice and bedbugs. so, i think the answer to that question is -- >> hopefully not at the same time. >> i was going to say, let's hope you don't have both. >> i hope none of you are sharing that information with us this morning. debbye, one last quick question for you. >> okay. >> if they infiltrate office cubes, movie theaters, why are they called "bedbugs"? >> ah hah! >> that's a very good question. because they are blood feeders and they want to stay where the source is. the one place we spend the most time in a 24-hour period is in our bed. so if they hang around there --
well, not us, but we're always on the go, so still, the bed is the one place we spend the most time. so they hang out there so they can get a meal when you get in. >> great information. thank you all for being here and for watching that video. debbye turner bell, jennifer ashton and rebecca jarvis. and thanks to you for your questions because you keep that segment great and informative. so keep them coming. it's been just about five years, hard to believe, since hurricane katrina hit. we are going to take a look back through the eyes of a photographer who was there before the help arrived. you're watching the "early show" on cbs. ching "the early show" on cbs.the early show" you go to the shops... i'll meet you at the gate. thanks. please remove all metal objects out of your pockets. with chase freedom you can get a total of 5% cash back. fun money from freedom. that's 5% cash back in quarterly categories and an unlimited 1% cash back everywhere else. and this too. does your card do this? i'm going to need a supervisor over here at gate 4. sign up for this quarter's bonus today. chase what matters.
betty nguyen with the story. >> reporter: the horrifying images we all remember. people stranded, without help. hurricane katrina had just swept through new orleans. ted jackson is a photographer for the "times-picayune." he was among the first to capture the pictures that showed the desperation in his hometown. were you prepared for what you were about to see? >> totally unprepared. he sees me as the only person that is there that can possibly help. they said they had been standing there for five hours. this man said, you've got to see what's happening here. >> reporter: thousands gathered at the convention center, stuck, homeless, without food or water, a scene that shocked the country. this is america. >> that's what we kept telling ours. ♪ >> this was a moment where i really realized that if i had had a truckload of water and food, it would not help the people as much as my camera would.
she drops to her knees and she starts screaming, help us please, help us please. >> reporter: as the word got out, help finally arrived, but for many, it came too late. robert green sr. lost his mother, a 25-year air force veteran and his 3-year-old granddaughter as they clung to their rooftop during the hurricane. >> they had actually fallen into the water. i start screaming, jesus, jesus, jesus. my brother said, momma, don't give up. she couldn't take it anymore. she had been through too much. >> reporter: when green first told his story, jackson took this picture. there's a lot of pain in those eyes. >> reporter: this guy has been through hell and back. it appears. >> what robert went through during the storm is a testament to what the city went through. it's everybody's story wrapped up into one. >> i needed to cry. i needed the tears, the flow. >> reporter: five years later much of new orleans has yet to recover. at least 100,000 who fled the hurricane never returned.
ted jackson never left. this is your home, this is your community. how are you dealing with the lack of progress? >> it's discouraging to live if a neighborhood like this. and to be faced with memories day after day. it's like the ghost of katrina. >> reporter: but there are signs of hope. >> this is all that we have left of the house that my mother bought to help raise us. >> reporter: it was on these steps, on the second anniversary of katrina, that jackson captured another defining moment. >> i went in and grabbed the flag we received at my mother's funeral and actually put it on my shoulder. >> he stands on the top of the steps. and the wind is starting to blow very powerfully. and this is one of those moments when i say, god, don't let me miss this picture. >> reporter: so many had left new orleans, but green and his family stayed. after three years in a fema trailer, they have a new home. and despite all the heart ache -- >> my grandchildren give me the
strength that if they can smile and come back into this neighborhood and be happy, then i can be just as strong as they are. >> reporter: the hurricane may have faded from the headlines, but these images remain as powerful reminders. >> five years later, this brings it back. without these pictures, it's very easy to forget. >> unbelievable images. just a programming note. tomorrow, harry smith and dave price will be in new orleans for our essential live coverage of hurricane katrina five years later. >> there's a lot of talk about just not focusing on new orleans, as devastating as it was there, we are to remember the rest of the gulf coast. on we'll check in. >> the picture of mr. green with the flag, lightning bolt, on the steps, so powerful. still ahead, she has sold more than 35 million records
san jose wen good morning. it's 8:25. in the headlines this morning, two homes in san jose went up in flames right down the road from each other. officials say there was a natural gas explosion in the garage of a home on del monte place. pg&e now digging under growth to reach that gas line. the other fire was on rockdale drive. no injuries have been report. robberies and assaults are on the rise in oakland since dozens of police officers were laid off last month, according to the police union. and late last night, there was a fatal shooting in east oakland. it is the city's fifth homicide this week. crime overall, the city council says, is down. residents in san mateo county may have to wait at least another day to have their trash collected. a dozen workers on a two-day strike protesting a lack of progress on their contract.
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also involved. chp civilian scene and jack with the kcbs phone force tells us that traffic is slow from at least 280. chp is on scene. from our sensors you can see it is really backed up in the area, backed to the central freeway. at the bay bridge toll plaza, only backed up to mid lot. looks good heading into san francisco. golden gate bridge, look at the fog, tracy. >> is that like a combo deal? a little traffic and weather in one. yes. the fog back along the golden gate bridge this morning. and also, plenty of low clouds into san francisco. that will give us cooler temperatures for the morning and also cooler temperatures into the afternoon. seven-day forecast, 90 degrees inland today. upper 60s for the bay and the mid-60s for the coastline. much cooler weather also expected friday, saturday, sunday. temperatures will also be rebounding monday through wednesday. ,,,,,,,,
♪ i'm going to soak up the sun >> out on the plaza. in a moment we'll soak up the rocking music of sheryl crow. here to perform some classic hits as well as new tunes, welcome back to the "early show" on this thursday morning. >> also coming up, one of our favorites, actress christina applegate is here to talk about her new romantic comedy "going the distance" and she's pregnant. motherhood on the way. >> lot of stuff to look forward to. before we can do that, the moment you've been waiting for, performing "summer day" from her new cd, ladies and gentlemen, sheryl crow. ♪
♪ ♪ every little thing that i felt that day never will forget there was love in the air ♪ ♪ i wasn't looking for love to come my way ♪ ♪ ooh baby baby but then i saw you there ♪ ♪ that summer day that i recall you came into my life ♪ ♪ and you gave me hope and love i just want to be what you want me to ♪ ♪ that summer day that changed it all ♪ ♪ you came into my life and you let me fall in love ♪ ♪ my baby, i just want to be with you ♪ ♪ i just want to let it shine ♪ i just want to let it shine
♪ i just want to let it shine ♪ did you ever think you knew everything ♪ ♪ did you ever think you had it all figured out ♪ ♪ ooh baby baby ♪ you know things can change but someone ♪ ♪ that summer day that i recall you came into my life ♪ ♪ and you gave me hope and love ♪ ♪ i just want to be what you want me to ♪ ♪ that summer day that changed it all ♪ ♪ you came into my life and you let me fall in love ♪ ♪ my baby i just want to be with you ♪ ♪ can you hear me, baby?
when i say i'm for you ♪ ♪ i knew we could make it the moment you came into my life ♪ ♪ don't you know that you keep shining ♪ ♪ ah ah ♪ that summer day that i recall you came into my life ♪ ♪ and you gave me hope and love ♪ ♪ baby i just want to be with you ♪ ♪ that summer day that changed it all ♪ ♪ you came into my life and you let me fall in love ♪ ♪ my baby i just want to be with you ♪
"going the distance" christina applegate play's drew barrymore's over protective sister. >> it's hard for me to watch her come to this decision to go with you, or take this incredible job. but, you know, she loves you. and i know how much you love her. but you need to know how much she's giving up to be with you. so, don't break her heart, or i'll kill you. >> a nice tender moment. christina applegate, good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. >> this movie, you know, with drew barrymore, comes out next week. did you know drew for a period of time, is that how -- >> not for a period -- i've known her since she was 8 years old. i was in the julio o'connell dancers when i was -- i'm not that much older than her, but at the time, 8 and what i was, i felt so much older.
but she was this little cherub that used to hang around and take dance classes with julie. so, i've known her since then. through the years we've seen each other. >> how did you like that overprotective sister role? is that something you were able to draw real life experience from? >> yeah. i have a sister about the same age as drew. i do feel that way with her. i feel like i really would strangle anyone who would hurt her. >> justin long, he made a nice comment -- he had a nude scene and he grew up watching you. how uncomfortable -- >> he didn't really have a nude scene? >> kind of? >> he just decided to be fully nude. that's what happened? >> was that better for you? better for him? >> i don't know. i was -- i come into this one scene and he's -- he was supposed to be relatively covered, but the cover didn't fit, i guess, so i just -- >> one thing leads to another. >> i've seen a lot of justin long. >> let's talk about your career. i was reading earlier, 25 -- you've been making people laugh
for 25 years. you barely look 25 years old, let alone -- >> oh, now, now, now. >> -- to have a career for 25 years. can you believe it when you look back? >> it's crazy. actually to think i started really working 30 -- over 30 years ago, so when i think about that, when i think about my first jobs when i was 4 years old till, like -- yeah, there. >> "married with children" did you ever think that show was going to take off? >> no. i actually thought it was going to be like one and done, really. i didn't really want to be on a series. i was kind of had just gotten off, you know, working a lot as a kid. and i thought, i don't want to really do anything. and then here we were, 11 years later. my gosh. it was great. >> for people looking at you may not know, but you're pregnant. congratulations. >> yes, i am. >> you look great. >> thank you. >> last year you said, this is one of the things you really wanted to do within the next year. like your bucket list, have babies. here you are. >> it really wasn't planned that
way, so, yeah, it's -- it's a blessing. it really is a blessing. >> do you have one of those what kind of mom am i going to be jitters? >> no. i don't have a handle -- no one has a handle on. py just think that taking from what my mother was like and she was a wonderful mother, given the circumstances that she had at that time, to what i've seen my friends do with their kids, i'm going to pull from all these different places. i'm probably going to be kind of a hippy type "a" mom is what i'm going to be. if that makes any sense to anybody. it makes total sense up. >> you say a hippie type mom, but do you tweet, anything like that? are you real up to speed with that stuff? >> i -- you know, do i. i do. i started doing twitter because i have this foundation right action for women launching in the next couple of months and it's such an amazing way to kind of bring people -- you know, awareness to thing you're doing, but now i'm -- i use it for, you know, tweeting about the things that are going with my
pregnancy. >> very important thing. we tracked some of your tweets. >> yes. >> you tweeted, i don't know but this harry smith from the cbs "early show" seems pretty cool. well, sadly, as you can see, harry could not be here this morning. >> i know. >> he's on assignment. he wanted us to pass along a little gift to you. >> oh, harry! i love him so much. >> congratulations on the movie and the pregnancy and tweet back you've never been more correct about anything in your entire life. >> oh, that is so sweet. i watch you guys every morning because i have a rock block. i do this into "let's make a deal" have day. >> we appreciate that. >> thank you. >> good luck with the movie. you're feeling well, pregnant, it's so beautiful and everything. "going the distance" opens nationwide september 3rd. go see it. erica back again with more from sheryl crow. >> announcer: this portion of "the early show" sponsored by chase freedom. get bonus cash back in popular categories with chase freedom. sign up at chase.com/freedom. >> now sheryl crow performing her classic the hit "all i wanna
do." ♪ this ain't no country club ♪ this ain't no country club ♪ this is new york city ♪ sfchlt all i want to do is have a little fun before i die says a man to me out of nowhere ♪ ♪ he says his name is william but i'm sure it's bill or billy or mac or buddy ♪ ♪ and he's playing ugly to me ♪ and i wonder if he's had a day of fun in his whole life ♪ ♪ we're drinking beer at noon on tuesday ♪ in a bar that faces a giant car wash ♪ ♪ the good people of the world are washing their cars ♪ ♪ hosing and scrubbing as best they can in skirts and suits ♪ ♪ they drive up in their shiny datsuns and buicks back to the phone company
the record store too ♪ ♪ well they're nothing like billy and me ♪ ♪ cause all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun until the sun comes up over santa monica boulevard ♪ ♪ i like a good beer >> i think you know what i mean. ♪ i like a good beer buzz early in the morning and billy likes to peel the labels off his bottles of bud ♪ ♪ and lays each one of them on the bar then he lights every match in an oversized pack letting each one burn ♪ ♪ down to his thick fingers before he blows them out and he's watching the bottles of bud as they spin on the floor ♪
♪ a happy couple enters the bar dangerously close to one another ♪ ♪ the bartender looks up from his want ads ♪ ♪ but all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun until the sun comes up over santa monica boulevard ♪ ♪ ♪ otherwise the bar is ours and the day and night and the car wash too ♪ ♪ the bud and the matches and the clean and dirty cars the sun and the moon ♪ ♪ but all i wanna do is have some fun ♪
♪ i got a feeling i'm not the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling i got a feeling baby ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun i won't tell you you're the only one ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun ♪ ♪ i got a feeling there's a party going on right here this morning ♪ ♪ all i wanna do is have some fun until the sun comes up over santa monica boulevard ♪ until the sun comes up over santa monica boulevard ♪ ♪
>> so great to have you with us. >> it's so fun to be in new york city. >> we love having you here. one thing that's fun -- on a break you showed us these shoes. >> grown women should have platforms that light up. >> and you have your little ones on tour with you, don't you? >> i do. they're going to love these shoes. >> are they going to try to steal them? >> i hope not. that's setting a bad precedent at an early age. >> it must be a totally different experience touring for this album to have your little guys with you because they're 3 in a few months, right? >> yeah, 2 months and 3 years old. ♪ it's a family affair it's a family affair ♪ >> everything's new. i have a new band, a new record. i'm wearing a new dress. and i have new kids. i have one very new, appreciate
out of the packaging. so it's great. it's fun. it's exciting. keeps everything real, you know. >> and great to bring them with you. >> your new record "100 miles out of memphis," kind of new for folks listening to this album, maybe not the sheryl crow they're used to but it's fantastic. >> thank you. we love playing it. we can't wait to be out on the road. we'll be out all summer. it's great for me because it it's -- it's all the pufk i grew up listening to and loving. every album has had a little on it, hard to make a mistake, i've had records on every album that were slightly r&b tinge. this is fully committed all the way there. >> we'll hear now "peaceful feeling". >> question ye, my favorite song. ♪
♪ ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-ba-ba-ba ♪ making the best of the situation building a house on a strong foundation ♪ ♪ everybody wants to feel all right ♪ ♪ when you fly off in the wrong direction turn it around and see your own reflection ♪ ♪ everybody wants to feel all right ♪ let's dance to the music baby let's dance until our troubles fade away ♪ ♪ let's dance in the summer breeze i wanna dance until my spirit's free ♪ ♪ give me that peace peaceful feeling
till my spirit's free ♪ ♪ give me that peace peaceful feeling ♪ ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-ba-ba-ba ♪ ♪ ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-ba-ba-ba ♪ ♪ every day and every night looking around you miss your own damn life ♪ ♪ everybody wants to feel all right ♪ ♪ let's dance to the music baby let's dance until our troubles fade away ♪ ♪ let's dance in the summer breeze i wanna dance until my spirit's free ♪ ♪ give me that peace
peaceful feeling till my spirit's free ♪ ♪ give me that peace peaceful feeling set my spirit free ♪ ♪ give me that peace peaceful feeling set your spirit free ♪ ♪ give me that peace peaceful feeling till my spirit's free ♪ ♪ there will be peace in the cities they will have peace in the nation ♪ ♪ don't matter who is leading they will have peace and salvation ♪ ♪ ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-ba-ba-ba ♪ ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-ba-ba-ba ♪
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it is 8:55. good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara with your cbs 5 news headlines. two fires in san jose this morning just minutes away from each other. officials say there was a natural gas explosion in a garage of a home on del monte place. pg&e is now digging underground to reach that gas line. the other fire was on rockdale drive. no injuries have been reported. and firefighters expect a fully contained curry fire on mt. diablo sometime today. it is now 90% contained. the blaze started tuesday afternoon and tore through 375 acres. two firefighters suffered minor injuries in the fire, one with a sprained ankle, the other a cut leg. and crews working this morning to clean up a sewage spill in redwood city. a 14" sewer line burst yesterday afternoon. the spill sent hundreds of gallons of raw sewage into the
lanes blocked. sounds like they are trying to clear an accident from the exit at kastania. northbound slow and go back to the marin county line. it looks like southbound 101 is also very slow as well from about petaluma boulevard north. out to san francisco i mentioned this earlier traffic alert cancelled. southbound 101 approaching 3rd, check out the slow traffic coming off the upper deck of the bay bridge. earlier we could see the accident it was blocking a couple of lanes. again tow crews came out and cleared the accident out of the way. it is still very slow in the area. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, elizabeth. san jose, a little haze down there. looks like some fog. low clouds still in parts of the south bay, santa clara valley today. you're cooling down quite a bit. temperatures mid-60s at the coastline, mid- to upper 60s at the bay and near 90 degrees inland. cooler weather friday, saturday and sunday. temperatures are warming up, though, for next week. rk --
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