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>> final message of an american hero. that is "cbs overnight news" for this tuesday. check wiwith us throughout the y captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, november 6th, 2018. captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, november 6th, 2018, this is the "cbs morning news." the midterm elections are finally here. days, months, even years of work oday as ame call come into place today as americans cast their vote. a look at some of the most heated races. reports of an attempts election hamming in georgia. the accuse saeg and the evidence. and severe weather do challenge some polling places.
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morning from the studio 57 newsroom here in new york. good to be with you. i'm ann marie green. americans go to the polls today following a contentious campaign. in many see their ballot as a rev ren rum on president trump. what many consider a racially charged campaign to motivate republicans. in cape gerardo missouri. good morning nicole. >> the white house says he plans to spend the day making calls and monitoring races throughout the country.
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>> president trump is hoping his campaign gets his supporters to the polls today. >> in a sense, i am on the ticket. >> according to cbs news more than 30% of the voters says he is a factor in their vote. >> democrats produce mobs that's what's happened. republicans produce jobs. >> traveling to ohio, indiana, and missouri yesterday, president trump rallied with gop candidates in tight races. mr. trump won missouri by 18 points in 2016. josh holy is hoping the president's support helps succeed democratic. >> if i go to washington i won't owe anybody. >> candidates around the country are saying this is the most important election of a lifetime
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and voters seem to agree. early voting numbers have far exceeded midterms. >> el paso passed out 3 more times than they did in the last election. if that trend continue the tomorrow we will win. >> beto orork is hoping for a surprise victory. >> with the economy booming in texas who in their right mind would want to screw that up. >> that same cbs news tracker used that to take a slight edge over the house. >> and if democrats are successful they plan to stoi the agenda. the race for governor in georgia is a bitter and hotly contested race. her opponent georgia's secretary
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of state brian kemp allegation alleges the state tried to hack the history. >> georgiaen democrats see it has a last stitch effort by the republican to undermind his opponent. both of them have called this match up a battle for georgia's soul. >> one of the most hotly contested races this election day is heating up even more. and the first black woman in u.s. history in any state. she's up against republican brian kemp who is now accusing her party of a cyber attack. though he's offering very little evidence to support the claim. >> i can tell you i would not be
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calling homeland security, the fbi, and the gbi unless we had information that we need to look at in regards of this matter. >> the way he was managing the state's voter database. often to enforce federal and state election flaws. >> instead of addressing the mrau and taking responsibility he decided to go to a desperate place. >> early voting has already set a record with more than 2 million georgians casting ballots. >> because georgia law requires a majority to win, the presence of a third party candidate on the ballot means it's possible that what happens today may not be the end of the story. if neither abrams or kemp passes
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that there will be a runoff in december. as we reported it appears democrats have a slight edge to retake control of the house. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordis reports. breaking news on the senate will be a lot tougher. >> in the senate there are 35 seats up for grabs. that's because 26 of those seats are already controlling by democrats. they've got to protect all of those seats and pick up two of the 9 seats controlled by republicans .09 seats controlled by republicans just how the map shape up here. now in the house where everyone is up for re-election democrats have a lot of avenues they believe to pick up the 23 seats they need. and that's because there are about 66 seats in place and all by 6 of them are controlled by
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republicans. record numbers of young voters are expected to cast ballots. 40% of 18 to 29-year-olds are willing to vote. >> are you voting tomorrow? or have you already voted? >> millennials now outnumber boomers in america but the potential to be the biggest voting block. the question is, will they go to the polls. >> the group next gen started the get out the votes event a year ago. the effort seems to be working compared with the 2014 midterms. 18 to 29-year-olds are really showing up for early voting. in several hotly contested races including arizona, florida, georgia and nevada. >> have you been surprised by how many young people have come
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out to vote? >> yeah, honestly i waited in line for 45 minutes and it was early voting. >> the senate race is tight. and the trump family suring up the face for encumbent republican dean howler. >> are you guys sick of winning yet? >> no. >> the young voter has been typically considered as an unreliable vote. the top 5 issues for young voters on both sides are immigration, health care, equality, college cost and gun laws. cbs news las vegas, nevada. snow showers are expected in montana, north dakota, and minnesota. tornados caused damage overnight in louisiana, mississippi, and tennessee. tornado watches remain in effect this morning.
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cbs live coverage of the election begins tonight at 5:00, 4:00 central. right here on cbs. and we will have election results right here on the cbs morning news starting tomorrow morning at 4:00 a.m. so coming up on the morning news now revoking usa gymnastics. the governing body may soon be decertifieded. >> and a small town mom wins big. this is the cbs morning news. multi-surface rubber brushes to clean all your floors. and with patented dirt detect technology, roomba finds dirt throughout your home. if it's not from irobot, it's not a roomba. you want relief fast. only npain relieving cama has 4 active ingredients, to fight pain 4 different ways.
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hole over the south pole should disappear in the 2060s. usa gymnastics could be shut down. and new details on a tragic hit and run. police say the driver of a pickup truck hit and killed three girl scouts and the mother of one of the girls was huffing chemical vapors before the accident. colton true is expected to be formally charged this morning. authorities say they were cleaning up trash on the side of a wisconsin road saturday when the truck crossed over the center line and hit them. another girl scout was injured. npr reports the olympics is moving to eliminate gymnastics. the organization has also seen three leadership changes in less
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than two years. the u.s. o.c. says gymnists deserve better and the challenges facing the usa gymnastics aren't capable of what's coming. >> a single mother says she's a real small town person. the seng l mother of 3 said she couldn't find the ticket so she asked her sister to check the pickup truck. it was on the floor. >> first i was in disbelief and then i had the reaction of i don't want anything to do with it. >> west is taking the cash option which pays her just over $198 million minus the taxes of course. she plans to buy a new house, a car give some of the money to her family. the winner of the other half of the jackpot bought their ticket in new york city. that person has not come forward
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hailing companies are helping to drive the vote and 401k balances hit a record high. diane king is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> the federal reserve holds its policy this week with unemployment at a near 5-decade low. but hold on funds further. wall street stocks closed largely higher yesterday. while apple took another turn lower checking the broader market. the dow rose 190 points while the nasdaq lost 28. americans are saving more more retirement. according to fidelity the average 401k account reached a record high of $106,500 last quarter. that's a 7% increase from a year
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earlier. the average ira is climbing to $111,000. the number one 401k holder while the number of ir.a millionaires claimed 25%. to repeal net neutrality rules. the rules require internet providers to treat all online traffic legally. from blocking websites. trump administration ruled back net neutrality rules last december but the telecommunications industry wanted to wipe the rules off the books. amazon has reportedly decided to build its new haushgz in twodquart in two cities. the long island city area new york city. the other would reportedly be in the crystal city of arlington,
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virginia. the ecommerce giant plans to have 50,000 employees in the two new locations. ride hailing companies are offering discounted rides to the polls today for the elections. and under certain communities and offering ride to the polls across the country. >> that's a brilliant idea. dianne king hall at the new york stock exchange. we'll take you to a texas border town where the u.s. military has suddenly moved in. probiotic. lign yourself with align and try new align gummies with prebiotics and probiotics to help support digestive health.
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creates a barricade. join us for kpix 5 :00 news at 4:30. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here's a look at today's forecast of the cities. that is the end of a very
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long journey. 31-year-old pete cusstelnick started running from anchor point alaska. that is the western most point in the northwestern highway system. he arrived in the most southern point. he pushed his supplies here in a jogging stroller becoming the first person to make the trip without a support vehicle. and thousands of central americans continue to make their way through mexico heading to the u.s. border. more than 2000 arrived where they're spending the night. the pentagon says there are now more than 150 51,000 u.s. troops. there has been a steady stream of heavy materials. a week ago this was an empty field and now it's h at
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least 300 troops. the soldiers are here as backup as customs and border patrol agents. our first big task is to help reinforce. they won't be going on patrols. there are reports this deployment could cause upwards of $200 million. president trump sent the troops to the border. he says to combat a caravat of central migrants. >> that's an invasion. >> the bulk of that caravan is at a stadium in mexico city. >> we've gotten some mixed reaction from those living inside area. but this is a dangerous area often exomar mateened by drug smugglers and human smugglers. they tell me they welcome the
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our top story this morning -- it's election day, an many, our top story this morning it's election day and for many today aesz vote say rev ren dom on the trump presidency. mr. trump made a final pitch last night in missouri. he visited 8 states in 11 days using a hard lined immigration push and what some. 35 senate seats are in place. republicans look to hold on to the senate with a narrow lead. democrats hope to regain control of the house. it would take a net gain of 23 seats. the first polls close at 6:00 p.m. eastern sxfrnlts dover air force base in delaware where
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the remains of brent taylor arrived from afghanistan. the mayor of north ogden in utah was killed saturday. john blackstone has more. >> in north ogden, utah the to town's all-in mayor. >> there's really no words to express the loss we feel. >> major brent taylor with the public servant committed to military service. four times he deployed to afghanistan. he was one of 15,000 u.s. troops still serving in afghanistan. a war that has raged for 17 years. he posted this on facebook before his latest deployment. >> ours is a small sacrifice compared to what so many throughout our nation's history have done and given. >> last week major taylor made
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the all-time sacrifice a member of the military he was helping to train shot. that brought the loss of a husband, the loss of a father to seven children. >> he was an awesome role model, active in the guard. we have losz a hero. >> just one week before his death major taylor what would be his last post. we have far more as americans that unites us than divides us. he wrote adding i hope everyone back home exercises their precious right to vote. >> america is serving. that was his greatest honor. his last words were god bless america. >> brent taylor was a major and a mayor, a politician and a patriot and above all a husband and a father. north ogden, utah. coming up on cbs this morning the very latest on the midterm election andkt
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how history c beand first on cbg big little lies tells us about her new book, 9 perfect strangers. that's the cbs morning news this tuesday. thanks for watching i'm ann marie green. have a great day.
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live from the cbs bay area studios. this is kpix 5 morning news. good morning tuesday. as we take a live look at the bay bridge.
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it's tuesday november 6th good morning and thank you for waking up with us. >> off to a good start. >> yes. 4:30 i'm back. >> yes, feeling better? >> yeah, i feel better a little bit. >> i feel a little bit better. hopefully this will go away soon. well we are looking at beautiful weather for today. yeah, we are looking at temperatures as we head through the afternoon above average, plenty of sunshine. a live look from our sales force tower camera at the bay bridge and it's a chilly start to the day in concord. 53 in oakland. liver more 43 and santa rosa at 41. even in napa down to the upper 30s this morning mainly clear. warm and sunny, above average temps as we head through the day. dry conditions continue with no rain in sight as high pressure really just continues to dominate our weather. we'll take


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