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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it's march 4th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning: saturday." president donald trump returns to his florida getaway for the weekend but his administration cannot seem to escape mountsing questions about its apparent links to the russian government. plus, wheel springtime may be in sight, winter comes roaring back for millions of americans. uber into a new technology. it uses a secret technology to sidestep authorities. and the old song goes "beour guest," however, a new version
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of disney's "beauty & the beast" is not welcome at one theater. but we begin this morning with your world in 90 seconds. >> he hits back at democrats for what he calls an ongoing witch continue. >> he's counterpunching as he's known to do. >> people are talking about their previously undisclosed contacts. >> to the degree he's breathing oxygen into a story he doesn't like, it seems unproductive. >> juan thomas arrested in a wave of anti-semitic threats. >> he said it was all part of a bizarre scheme to frame his girlfriend. >> mike pence was asked about a private e-mail server to conduct business. >> there's no comparison whatsoever. snowfall has caused dozens of accidents including a 32-car
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pileup on highway 81. >> dozens of cows take to a the road, a road trip. they're still trying to make their way to freedom. >> a florida alligator is one heck of a fishing story. >> look at the size of the catch. >> all that -- >> a dirt bike sails over the freeway on the highway in riverside county. >> -- and all that matters. >> it's that type of night. korver off the screen. >> -- on "cbs this morning: saturday." >> the revelations about the trump team's connections to russia just keep on coming. >> all this russia talk this week poured cold water on what he thought was his big triumph on tuesday, and he stuck to the teleprompter and everybody said that he came across as much more dignified and much more mature.
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actually what happened is somebody from pricewaterhouse gave him the wrong speech. and wwagner. we have a great lineup including a story of a fast food startup that's bringing affordable food and healthy to communities that need it the most. it's a landmark to make a cameo in the movie "la la land." there's a plan to get the historic cable cars back on track. and alison krauss is the queen of blue grass. she has the number one country album on the billboard chart this week. we'll sit down with the 27-time grammy winner to talk about windy city and we'll hear her perform in our "saturday session." we begin this morning with a top story. the trump administration is facing increased scrutiny over its meetings by past and present
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associates with russians having close ties to the kremlin. in a tweet this morning mr. trump wrote, quote, the first meeting jeff sessions had with the russian am bass tore was set up by the obama administration under education program for 100 ambassadors. mr. trump was referring to then senator jeff sessions. sessions is now attorney general. he will reply on monday in writing to questions by senate democrats about his contacts with a russian ambassador last year. senate judiciary chairman republican chuck grassley rejected democrats' request to have sessions come back for a public hearing. meanwhile president trump is calling for an investigation into a leading democrat's own meetings with russian officials. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump woke up at his mar-a-lago resort this morning firing off a tweet storm, claiming that president obama essentially wire tapped or bugged trump tower officers before the election.
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now, cbs news has been unable to confirm any of this new information, but the president is clearly irritated, and this follows a week in which mr. trump mostly stayed on message as questions surrounding his team's contacts with russia persists. >> you're all business and you're going to make a lot of money, right? but don't run for politics after you do that. >> reporter: president trump visited a fourth grade class in orlando friday as he tried to refocus attention on school choice programs. it caps a week of well received speeches for the president, first to a joint session of congress outlining his agent ta and another address aboard a newly commissioned aircraft carrier promoting an expansion of the military. >> i am calling for one of the largest defense spending increases in history. >> but that's all being overshadowed by questions surrounding the growing list of advisers who met with russian
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ambassador sergey kislyak during and after the election. it includes trump's son-in-law jared kushner, michael flynn and carter paige and j.d. gordon. >> i never had a meeting with russian operatives or russian intermediaries about the trump campaign. >> on thursday attorney general jeff sessions recused himself from any of his agency's investigation into the russian election interference because he met with kislyak twice last year. chuck schumer and other senate democrats want sessions to testify under oath about those meetings. in response, the president tweeted these photos friday, showing schumer and house democratic leader nancy pelosi with vladimir putin and dimitri medvedev suggesting they be investigated. roger stone who was a formal adviser to the trump campaign denied any connection to russia in an interview with cbs news.
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>> it's a witch hunt. >> you think it is. >> i know it is. >> the president was asked directly last month if he was aware of contacts between his team and russian officials. >> how many times do i have to answer this question? >> can you just say yes or no on it? >> it's a ruse. >> the questioning continued on friday in which schumer said he would happily discuss his contacts with russia under oath and in flochblt the press. there's been no twitter response from the president on ha just yet. mr. trump is scheduled to meet with his national security council in florida and deep with his newly appointed commerce secretary. alex? >> thanks, errol. let's turn to philip bump from the "washington post." good to see you. an early morning tweeted storm from the president attempting to put blame on the democrats for all of this amid a number of
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allegations about trump campaign officials meeting with russians. will this strategy work? >> it seems to work with the base so far. well, chuck schumer and nancy pelosi did it too. but i think it's important to note that it's disingenuous. the question here is not did they meet. of course, they did. the issue is to what extent did they meet with the russians before the election campaign. that's what the question is. that's why this web of ties is important. it's not just sitting down and meeting with the ambassador. >> now that sessions has recused himself, where do thing fwos from here? >> it's a good question. right now there are investigations under way. the intelligence committee, for example, appears to be investigating this and there's fbi investigation that's been under way for some time. jeff sessions won't be involved with that. but there are a lot of other options. there could be a special prosecutor, independent
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committee. the real question is political operation. to what extent do they need to act to do something more about this? >> the question is to what degree do they need to appoint more officials to have an aggressive posture toward russia to perhaps prove there is no collusion between the two governments, right? >> yeah. i mean for the most part, the white house has already established its top tier. it's put out most of its cab nets nominees. there are some signs doing exactly what it said. >> deputies. >> exactly. deputies that demonstrate that. but it still doesn'tance the question. i'm not sure donald trump feels as though he will be motivated to demonstrate how anti-russia he is in that way with these questions looming. >> but mar gretsch bren about and others reported there appear to be signs that the approach to russia is shifting. >> yes. the broad question is what happened with russia before election day, right? >> yes. >> with that question
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unanswered, all of the -- whatever the administration does now, i think, is secondary to that question and i think clearly what we're seeing this morning and what we've seen over the course of last week, donald trump's response is not to change what he's douk but to deflect it. >> what, ben, are the ripple effects in terms of his agenda? he had a big speech this week that was supposed to be a turning point f you will. then this storm re-emerges. how does that affect what happens in congress and the president's agenda moving forward? >> i think what's stunning, he came out of ha speech giving you tim presentation this is a different donald trump, he's talking about policy issues. roughly, but he's talking about policy issues. and instantaneously he steps on it. there was a story about the russian ties. but, you know, during the speech, the time for trivial fights is over, i think is what he said. and then he starts launching all
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these trivial fights. donald trump repeatedly during the campaign would do something and step on it and make it harder for himself. >> and meantime there is resistance within the republican party itself over the obamacare plans. many of the republicans saying they haven't had a chance to see it yet. >> right. the trick to obamacare, obamacare itself was sorts of the bipartisan strategy for dealing with health care. it came out of what's called romney care in massachusetts. it's a big strategy. it's hard to figure out how you're going give everything to everyone at a low cost. it's meeting with resistance. it's not clear where it's going to end up. the replacement is a lot trickier than they anticipated. >> he's stoked the ire of his own parties with rand paul and ted cruz saying maybe they won't. good to see you.
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thanks for joining us. paula reid is in our washington bureau with that part of the story. good morning. >> good morning. as the nation's top law enforce mnlts official jeff sessions will oversee some of the most cob ten shus cases in the country, but this week he was the controversy. so much, it may be harder for the nation's top cop. >> i have been here for three weeks. a lot has been happening. >> this is likely not how jeff sessions eninvestigationed his first press conference as attorney general, announcing his recusal to the investigation of ties between the u.s. and russia after a previously undisclosed meeting with a russian ambassador. >> i believe those rex men dagss are right and just. therefore, i have recused myself in matters that deal with the trump campaign. >> sessions is unlikely to heed the democrats' call for a
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resignation, but so much controversy in the first few weeks of office could undermine the ambitious agenda he laid out earlier in the ek woo. he promised a renewed promise on drug prosecutions including marijuana. >> i am, as you know, am dubious about marijuana. >> strict on enforcement of immigration laws. >> we're housing a lot of people who committed serious crimes who entered the kun troy unlawfully and who are stoins be reported. >> and a hall mark of the obama department. >> we need so far as we can in my view help police departments get better, not diminish their effectiveness. i'm afraid we've done some of that. we're going to pull back on some of that. >> on friday he met with the ncaap to high light some of their rights.
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the desire is to move away from some of the federal police departments and insist that someone with experience head the civil rights division. despite a rocky third week on the job, sessions still has the full support of his bosses. >> the president and i have full confidence in the attorney general. he is a man of integrity. >> there's still a few outstanding questions including what specifically was discussed during his meetings with the ambassador and to what extent he's actually recused himself. is it only for inquiries into the campaign or negations into the white house. thoejts? >> paula lead in the white house. thank you, paula. many immigrants are afraid they might be deported because of trump's policy. rose easy co-bar who says her husband was detain and deimportanted to el salvador two weeks ago. the father of three was working on his status.
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his attorney said he's never been convicted of a violent or serious crime. >> this ving is not part of what president trump and all his policies have been, deporting criminals, getting rid of the bad hombres. sadly we're getting rid of good hombres too. >> rose escobar said she's fighting to pay the mortgage and keep her young children. she said she'll fight to get her husband back in the u.s. mike pence rejected the request to review e-mail records when he was governor. "the indianapolis star" reports he used a private e-mail account to conduct business when he was governor. on the campaign trail he repeatedly attacked hillary clinton for her use of a private e-mail whisystem while she was secretary of state. this ing shows the former
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presidential candidate holding a smartphone. the headline reads pence used personal e-mail in office. the perfeicture was taken by a commuter during a trip. tomorrow morning john dickerson's guest will include the vice chairman and former defense secretary leon panetta. after a few days of enjoying springlike conditions the northeast is back through the cold of winter. snow showers moved through boston and while there was no significant accumulate, temperatures are expected to keep the northeast a deep freeze. one was killed and more than to injured in a 32-car pileup. it happened as a result of a skaul. for more we turn to ed curran of wbbm. good morning, ed.
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>> good morning. it's cold out west. we're taking a look at rain and snow out to the west. you can see as we go saturday into sunday you have rain and snow that goes into northern california, even southern california. and we have winter weather advisory that's up for areas over here in oregon, northern california, we have a winter storm warning until monday at 10:00 a.m. for areas above 10,000 feet and wind advisories in the tan area here. there's a wide weather warning across a wide area with low humidity leshlgs and high winds that causes a fire danger through this region. now let's go out to northeast where the story is the cold. welcome back to winter. the high today, portland, 17. 22 in boston, 32 in new york. the 22 in boston is about half of what you ought to see this time of year. you ought to have a high of about 44. tomorrow it's a little bit better. anthony? >> a little bit brisk, ed.
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ed curran of our chicago station wbbm-tv. thanks. a former reporter allegedly trying to harass his former girlfriend has been tied to eight bomb threats at community centers. here's more. >> reporter: he was arraigned friday afternoon in st. louis for allegedly making eight bomb threats to jewish community centers nationwide. authorities say thompson began making bomb threats in january. nypd deputy communicationer of intelligence and counterterrorism john miller says his department helped the fbi catch thompson. >> no matter how you shield your coward is as you make these threats from behind whatever tech income kay curtain you use, we will shine a light on you. >> reporter: he claims he wasn't motivated by anti-semitism but sought revenge through a
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campaign after his girlfriend amelia dumped him. his college roommate. >> he was charismatic, ambitious, funny, and at the same time bizarre like a lot of this stuff doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: investigators have charged thompson with one count of cyber stalking. according to this criminal complaint he sent threatening e-mails to jewish communities in his girlfriend's name. he said his girlfriend is behind the bomb threats against jews. she lives in new york and is making more threats. orrin see gal is director of the anti-defamation league. >> you know, while we're in unprecedented times in terms o anti-semitism, i this i this time won't only be remembered
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for the bomb threats and anti-semitism but how people stood up to it. >> reporter: a law enforce mnlts official tells cbs news the threatening phone calls to jccs and other jewish centers appears to be cord rated. for "cbs this morning: saturday," jericka duncan, new york. the washington post reports police in northern virginia are warning parnltds about an apparent uptick in gang activity after two bodies were found in a park. the grim discovery on friday follows the arrests of 16 two other murders. police suspect the ms-13 gang which tempts to recruit young teenagers was ka. the keystone pipeline will not be built with american steel. an order from president demanded use of all steel, but the xl
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pipe lien was started in 2008 which makes it exempt that order. "usa today" reports they've started more rigorous pat-downs as part of its airport security screenings. a spokesman said the new universal pat-down which began on thursday does not include any additional body parts. two reporters passing through tsa screeners in recent day say agents patted town their genital areas. tsa officials say complaints about pat-downs are nothing new. venus williams has no plans to stop playing tennis. she just wrapped all stint in the finals at australian open. she even envisions another round against her tennis star sister serena in the upcoming olympics. she was dying knowlesed in 2011 with an autoimmune disease which causes fatigue and joint pain. rather than quick, she changed her diet and took up exercise.
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>> go, venus. the street artist banksy has put a personal touch on a hotel in bethlehem. banksy has brought lots of colors to the walls of west bank over the years. he recently painted an israeli and another soldier in a pillo coming up, punishing the
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as actors of political decent gain more attention, some are looking for ways to curb. plus, beauty gets banned. why one owner is refusing to screen disney's new version of kwtd beauty & the beast." you're watching "cbs this morning" saturday.
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james' tough shot. it's that type of night for the king. well, a record-setting night for lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers. the nba's defending champs knocked down 25 three-pointers setting the new regular season mark for threes in a game, and cleveland needed every last one of them. cavs squeaked by atlanta. still ahead this morning the bumpy ride continues for uber. this time the company tries to rewrite the rules of the road. and los angeles is on track to restart a short rail line that has a long history. stay tuned.
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good morning, everyone i'm jan carabao. philadelphia police are checking surveillance cameras this morning after a man and a school bus, are hit by gunfire in logan. investigators say gunman fired more than 40 shots from semiautomatic weapons at 19th and wingohawking yesterday afternoon. fifty-seven year-old man was shot in his left ear and he is in stable condition. eight shots hit a school bus with the driver and two kids aboard they were not hurt. police are looking for four suspects. now to the eyewitness weather forecast with meteorologist justin drabick, hi there justin good morning, everybody. we have had know showers yesterday that reenforced cold air. it will feel more like january the next couple of days a lot of sunshine right new but that will not help temperatures at all, stepping outside hits you hard 24 for actual temperature but feels like 15 with that
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west wind coming in, little bit less than 10 miles an hour there are wind chills across the region. feeling like minus two in mount pocono, teens every where else, they will get better this afternoon but still feeling like 20's. actual temperatures will hang out in the 30's. tomorrow if we're lucky we will get to 40 and 60's by next tuesday and wednesday, back over to you. grin and bear it. our next update 7:57, we will see you then, have a great day. [car[clicking of ignition]rt] uh-- wha-- woof! eeh-- woof! wuh-- [silence]
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it's a tale as old as time but the first for a disney film. the rebot will feature a gay character. because of that the owners of an alabama drive-in say they will not show the move. tony dokoupil joins us on that story. good morning. >> good morning. the reason given, religion. the owner says they're just putting their faith first. he owns the heniger drive-through in rural alabama. >> it's by no means of setting a message of hatred and bigotry, however, we're christians first. >> in a now deleted facebook post, she said she won't take her children to a movie with a
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gay movie. >> as business owners we take into consideration. >> it come this week after the film's director promising what he calls an exclusively gay moment. the character in question, gas tone's best friend lefou played by josh gad. >> there's a moment in the film that's wonderful and i'm excited for people to see it for themselves. >> it is never, ever written in the script as it was. the director said it was never his intention for this character specifically to be gay. it's just the way that josh had performed it and the way that he was acting in one scene that's getting a lot of people to speculate. to we have our first guy character in a disney film. >> reporter: while the role is open to interpretation for some, the decision is clear. >> however, we hope that you respekts our choice not to play
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it at our drive in. >> director bill condon said the new take on lefou is a tribute to the original film's late leer i cyst howard ashman. he deed of aids before it first premiered. >> a wonderful director. coming up we'll find out more about beauty & the beast up next, medical news in our "morning rounds" including alzheimer's disease. it ooh's devastating diagnosis
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for patients and the family members called upon to care for them. plus dr. agus and dr. jon lapook on a very sensitive topic, telling them they're fired. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday."
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time now for morning roujds with cbs news chief medical correspondent dr. jon lapook and joining us this week cbs news contribute dr. david agus. welcome. >> hello. >> first, alzheimer's disease is responsible for thousands of deaths every year in the u.s. >> in a recent documentary "alzheimer's: every minute counts" looks at the impact it has on both patients and their caretakers. in this segment she's taking her mother for a checkup with her
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neurologist. >> how well does she do with you? >> she doesn't recognize me. she'll look at me. am i your daughter, no, am i your friend, no, am i your student, no. >> do you remember this? in the last six months there's been a traumatic decline. she can't even recognize her daughter almost at all. and it is very tragic because it really goes to the essence of the person because it takes away the memories and who that person is. they're really almost a shell of themselves. >> it's heartbreaking. dr. lapook spoke with j genetics. >> there's been a lot of research called two proteins that seem to gunk up nerve cells and make them work improperly i. what's the latest? >> the m "the moa plaques buil.
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it causes a tangle inside and that chokes the nerve cell from within and kills it. >> how do we use that knowledge to figure out what goes on with alzheimer's? what's the cascade? >> the amyloid plaques and the tangles they form happen 10 to 15 years before any symptoms of cognitive change or dementia or memory loss. this is when you want to treat the amyloid. the mistake we've been making is treatments patients whose brains that have already degenerated with trucks to hit the plaques but the plaques did their job sa years ago small it's like giving somebody lipitor after they had their five heart attacks. it's too late. >> exactly. when we have safe drugs that bring them down, if you have an an norm amount of amyloid, you get on that drug. >> what about people who already have alzheimer's?
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is it too late for them? >> if you already have alzheimer's disease in terms of symptoms, then what's killing most of your nerve cells is neural inflammation where the brain has reacted against all these plaques and tanglements. over the last five years we've discovered the genes that control it and now we're doing drug discovery based on those as well. >> david, just how far-reaching is alzheimer's in the u.s.some. >> one in nine adults over the aumg of 65 alzheimer' age of 65 alzheimer's affects. this documentary that we see gives optimism to this epidemic that's happen manager our country right now. >> the costs with alzheimer's are exponential. how prepared is the infrastructure? >> sr. impaired. ite fwoelg toipg wreck our economy. right now it's costing over $200
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billion in direct cost, salary in taking care of these people. in 2050, the year 2050, if it's aet current rate, it will be $1 trillion, one out of every three medicare dollars. we've got to do something. >> that's staggering. >> it also looks at the impact on families where patients have alzheimer's. what do they go through? >> it's a disease of the aging so 95% are over the age of 65 and as you get older, you have children many times or a spouse who can care for you. and this is a tremendous stressor on them. as john alluded to it's also dollars. they can't work or go on vacations. they're taking care of relatives. it's not just the patient. it's the whole community. alzheimer's is a disease of the country. >> it's a ripple effect. >> it comes to take care of the patient and the whole family. you can watch the documentary online at
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finally, the latest edition of our new segment on "morning rounds," "practical advice." it airs every month. this week, the process of changing doctors. okay, john and david. this is a situation where a lot of people feel like they're incognito. >> i love how you smiled. >> i mean i like changing doctors actually. >> when you to a doctor, you're putting your life in his or her hands so it's critical that you trust them. many times it teaspoon wrong fit. if it is, the first thing you have to do is get your records. you don't want to start from scratch with new doctors, and it is your right. there's something called hipaa. what that means is it is your legal right to get your records. so ask for them. take them physically to your next doctor. don't trust they we're going get there another way. >> is there time to do it -- is the problem with the front desk,
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from black lives matter to pipeline sit-ins to anti-trump protests. >> they're calling for organizers and participants if it turns vie henlts or causes damage. one failed bill call for prosecution under racketeering laws. here to discuss it, co-director of the brennan centers liberty and national security program. good to see you. thanks for joining the show. so the right to free speech and to public asem will be i are two of our dearest and most protected constitutional rights. how unusual are these bills in grand scheme of things? >> one thing to remember, right, is that the first amendment protects these individual rights but it does that in service of
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democracy. you need free speech, you need free assembly in order for citizens to participate and the make their voices heard. now, you know, suppressing protests or making it more difficult has long been something that's been tried in lots of different environments. like a recent example is leak in the early 2000s, there were a number of bills intree tuesdayed around the country, several of the states we're looking at now, which aim to curb animal rights protests, right? and none of these bills actually made it through. they never actually got past, but they still had the effect which was intended, which is that they made people nervous. they made people scared to join protests, to organize, and to make their voices heard. that's, i think, exactly what we're looking at right now. you know, if i'm like an immigrants rights org nieanizer one of these states and i see this law and people prosecuting under a racketeering law or seizing my assets really without
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much due process, i'm going to think twice about organizing those protests. >> in one case they're talking about prosecuting under the racketeering act. constitutionally is this a chance anything like this could pass? >> i think it's really unlikely. if you go back to the history of rico which was passed back in 1970 which was to deal with organized crime, they were worried right then that this would have the impact of encompassing first amendment protected activities so they narrowed rico. it only covers certain crimes which are normally associated with a criminal crime, kidnapping, extortion, murder. then you add writing to that list. that obviously goes beyond what rico was meant to dond a it would have very serious constitutional problems. >> this is coming when the country is deeply divided over the actions of the trump administration. there have been a number of
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public protests. we're also aware some of the lawmakers who are trying to put this in place were at one time trump supporters. is that right? >> that seems to be the kasem there has been a connection to the campaign. >> the supporters -- it's not about addressing free speech but public safety, prevention of property damage. >> look. whenever somebody introduce as law that impacts constitutional rights, they don't say, hey, i'm out here, i'm here to suppress protests. they always have some other reasonable expectation. look, public safety is always an issue when you're talking about lots of people coming together. the authentic is we have laws that deal with this. if things get out of hand, we have laws to deal with that as well, right? you can get prosecuted. people have been prosecuted for damage to property and for
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damage to violence as well. and let's not for get, right, that the vast majority of the protests we've seen have been completely peaceful, right? you have millions of people marching in women's march. it with us no problem. thousands of people aet the airports in the wake of the immigration ban. >> well, it will be interesting to follow how this makes its way through the courts or not. thanks for your time. thanks. it's a problem in many urban communities. too few places to buy healthy food. ahead, we'll visit a visionary company that's come up with a market-based solution to bringing healthy food to neighborhoods in need. something that was put in place by over 2 1/2 centuries ago. why we may see a modern update to the ancient game. you're watching "cbs this morning" saturday.
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among the proposed changes, the time to locate a lost ball would be cut from five minutes to three. >> hey, norm, drop a ball. >> huh? >> you've been looking for 20 minutes. just drop a ball. >> and players would be encouraged to take their swing within 40 seconds. >> let's go while we're young. >> players can continue to use a club damaged during a round, even if it was damaged in anger. >> eagle. yay, quagmire. >> players will be allowed to repair damage to a putting green without penalty, but altering the conditions between the ball and the hole is still a no-no. and you can say good-bye to bunkers. a new rule would allow players the take a two-stroke penalty if they move a ball out of the sand trap. all of the proposed changes are aimed at making the spormt you watch on tv and play on the
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course faster and simpler. but at least one ancient tradition won't change. players will still use the honor system in keeping score. >> okay. so the rules are not final. we're looking at 2019 possibly. as you can imagine there's been lot of support from the golf community. >> i think so. i'm not a big golf fan but any excuse to use donald duck in a clip is fine with me. coming up, alison krauss. no one alive today has received more grammy awards. 27 and counting. we'll hear alison perform from her latest album coming up. for some of you rain shower local news is next. for some of you, stick around. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday."
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good morning, i'm jan carabao. police in montgomery county are now looking for one of the two cars that hit a person in pottstown last night, chopper three over route 100 and shoemaker road. now victim died after being pinned underneath one of those cars, police tell us that the driver who stayed on the scene is cooperating with the investigation, they say other driver, kept going. now to the eyewitness weather forecast with meteorologist justin drabick. >> good morning jan, good morning everybody else. feeling like wint they are weekend. we have had sunshine with you that will not help temperatures with temperatures running 10 degrees below average. problem is wind chill as well. nineteen actual number kutztown area middle school, you can see sun blazing there but snow on the ground from yesterday's snow squals. wind chills are in the teens feeling like 14 in, allentown and philadelphia, 18 in
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wilmington, feels like zero in mount pocono. nice and quiet on storm scan three, so no snow squals today we will see most lids sunny skies. high temperatures struggle to get to 38. tomorrow 40 degrees if we're lucky. we will warm up again next week 62 on tuesday with some showers around, jan, back over to you. justin, thank you. our next update at 8:27 see you then have a great day.
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welcome to "cbs this morning: saturday." i'm anthony mason? and i'm alex wagner. coming up this half hour, a company that has a lot on its plate. it's trying to offer healthy and affordable food to communities that need it most. plus a plan to bring back a historic item to los angeles. trying to get it restore and back on track. and a preview of the coming season. >> our top story, president trump launches an early morning tweet storm. it was loaded with explosive and unchecked claims that obama wiretapped his campaign. in one tweet he described obama as a bad or sick guy. >> that is, of course, not at the only thng on the president's
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mind this morning. errol barnett has more from west palm beach. >> reporter: good morning. well, president trump's tweet storm this morning also included a defense of his attorney general jeff sessions and his meetings with the russian ambassador last year. the revelation of those meetings led to sessions recusing himself from any of his agency's investigation into russian election interference on thursday. he seemed to be dogged by questions from the democratic leadership why so many of the president's advisers had previously undisclosed contact with the russian ambassador before and after the election but mr. trump has dismissed those questions and is using this working weekend with plans to promote his agenda. it could include a new travel ban which could be announced next week and a roadmap to repeal and replace obamacare. tomorrow at his mar-a-lago resorts, he'll meet with his
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national security kounlt and diner with his newly appointed commerce secretary wilbur ross. >> thanks, errol. "the new york times" is reporting uber used software in cities where ride hailing service has not yet been approved. they were able to identify undercover officials who were trying to catch unregulated uber drivers sa the report follows recent allegations o sexual harassment throughout the company and a well publicized gumts between uber's ceo and a drive. good morning. >> good morning. >> what exactly was uber doing here? >> so uber's strategy was to essentially launch its company before it received regular la tyer approval and as part of that, that meant putting people on the road. and occasionally there were some cities that did not take kindly
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to this and we're investigating it. so uber had ways. and essentially shunting them to a fake uber site so that they were unable to hail ubers. >> >> so this all -- uber says the program was developed to deny drivers terms of service. but part of the company's statement about the gray ball program specifically points to what is called secret stings. >> yeah. >> is this lawfulsome. >> i am no legal expert. apparently uber's own lawyers say it is. i honestly can't weigh in on that. what it does to, it points out -- the strength of uber has been its willingness to go and ask for forgiveness, probably not even ask for forgiveness, just go hard. >> right. >> it works for a long time. they thought, the taxi and limousine service is trying to shut us down.
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we're going to get our consumers on our side, go hard and dare people to shut us down. >> what's interesting and you mentioned this before the segment began, the leaks are coming from within uber effectively. >> that's correct. uber has behaved aggressively and obnoxiously and has not had to apologize very much. the difference is a few weeks aftra vis kalanick was forced to step down from trump's business advisory council, that's because his own engineers were activated by it. >> they were angry about it. >> exactly. the engineers in silicon valley have a lot of power. there are not many of them and you want to keep them happile the fact that his own engineers said enough is enough, i can't work with this company anymore or i'm going to risk my career by leaking this to "the new york times" really tells a story. >> uber has options. >> that's a real danger for uber. unlike facebook where you're
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locked in because your friends are there, often drivers of uber work for other companies so you just push a button. this gets in their way because they need -- they need government cooperation to do that and they need engineers to do that. >> jason very quickly, can travis kalanick survive a week as ceo after a situation like this? >> two months ago i would have said yes. now -- >> after a season like this. downtown los angeles has experienced a development boon as new shops and restaurants as more than 50,000 moved in. they're seeking to rescue a beloved relic. that is happening at least in part through brief but profiled big screen magic. >> reporter: when they weren't
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watching emma stone and ryan gosling, fans of the musical "la la land," might have noticed a few quick shots of this. what appears to be a tiny railroad car heading up an incline in downtown los angeles. >> welcome to "la la land." >> this week the mayor of the real lala land reminded the world that this miniature railway is actually one f his city's most historic landmarks. >> back then in 1901 for just a penny a ride, sinai and all of it, two cars on the world's shortest railway opened for business. >> angel's flight began its first climb upward. >> it was called angel's flight and it was designed to shuttle the residents of the city h the then exclusive neighborhood of bunker hill to the shopping districts downtown. but the 1950s more than 100 million people had rid about the two railcars but in late '60s,
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the hilltop neighborhood was razed to make way for skyscrapers and angel's flight was disassembled and put in storage. railway had a brief renaissance in 1996. but two accidents, one of them in 2001 that resulted in the delts of a tourist doomed to stand idle where they haven't carried passengers since 2013. >> but as anyone who has seen "la la land" can tell you, dreams do still come true here in los angeles. we felt again that sense of romance and i was ready to join them. and soon we will all be able to once again when we reopen angel's flight later this year here in los angeles. >> yeah. >> reporter: over the next six months a a group of engineering firms will add new safety features and rehabilitate the 15-year landmark with the goal of reopening to the public by labor day. and although the track might run
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for less than 300 feet, its sal vai vags is a historic milestone in a city not known for its preservation in the past. >> the longest journey to the shortest ride ever. >> i am so psyched about this. partly because when i saw the movie, i thought, i want to ride that. >> where is that? i used to live in los angeles. as we all know, there's not a lot that was preserved. it's great to see a relic come up next in the middle of a so-called food desert, an oases. see how one socially conscious company is changing the way
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you may have heard of so-called food deserts, sexes where options for buying healthy food are few and far between. >> well, two entrepreneurs saw the situation as both a social problem to be addressed and a business opportunity. jamie wax is here with their story. jamie, good morning. >> good morning, alex. that's right. their goal is to make healthy food a reality for everyone wherever people live. that means altering the cuisine and prices from neighborhood to neighborhood where they do business.
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the people bhienlds this l.a. storefront nestled in a naebd made up of fast food chains and second-hand shops are trying to change the way residents here eat. >> what we're doing is making healthy food affordable for everyone. >> the real mission and the ethos of the company is that no matter where you're born, no matter where you live within the u.s., we think everyone deserves access to healthy fresh delicious food. >> and the food is made by some of the best chefs in the country. >> the co-founders left their job in finance to do something purely good in the world, but their business is still based on hard numbers. briefly describe every table for me. >> here in south l.a. where per capita income is more, we sell it for your $4.
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in athens we have them selling the same food but for about $8. >> it flew out of a nonprofit which educated low income families on how to eat more nutritious meals but they found education wasn't always enough. they wanted to make healthful eating system pl by bringing premade meals where quick and easy often means high calories and low value. >> i think they're surprised at the price. they're also surprised at the quality and selection of the food. we designed this menu so that it would work very well in brenltswood but also work very well in englewood. what that meant for us is talking to the family has we were working with through groceriships to basically find out what they wanted to eat. that grew into a menu that
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celebrates the cultures and cuisines of los angeles. >> reporter: the menu includes everything from jamaican jerk chick on the a california cobb salad, all cooked not on site but in a central kitchen a few miles away, further reducing costs. >> the whole thing has been designed to be as economical as possible, so that's why we're not producing meals here in the story at each store having these small footprint stores. that enables us to save on rent and labor, and the combination of those two things enables us to price at a level that gets some people to laugh. >> this is a tamale, which is seasonal, right? >> it is. >> reporter: jessica spear is the head chef for the company. >> that's delicious. it's healthy? >> it's healthy. >> reporter: it seems an ominous question but how easy is it to be flavlful. >> they're used to a certain flavor that resonates home so if you toejts have the right
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flavors in there and they don't understand, they're not going to eat it. >> which is something every table ploem juan bravo has seen first hand with his father. >> he's an old traditional mexican guy, used to his red meat, beans, but he's also got diabetes to deal with now and other conditions. and he's coming around. he's -- he never had kale before until now. now he has chicken kale caesar salad. >> reporter: also changing is the way organizations like table operate. with a mission you'd associate with a nonprofit, every table is every bit a business but one committed to the idea of doing well by doing good. >> we still really believe in the power of nonprofit and charity and think that there will always be a place for that society. >> thank you. >> i can create a profitable company that fully expresses our humanity as well. we want to make money.
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we want to be profitable, but we also want to do work that we connect with on a hard level to lift all of us up. >> today's the grand opening of a skojd every table store in l.a.'s baldwin hills community. the company is set to open two more locations soon and the hope is there will be an every table everywhere. >> and you're saying they feel like they could have more impact as a for profit company. >> they do. these are men from the business world who have been in the nonprofit world for a while, but they feel like they can create a greater impact and culture change by being a competing for profit business with a better mission than the other restaurants in the neighborhood. >> jamie, are they doing as well in high income end companies? >> they even done some testing and they're looking to open mirrored stores. they're wonderful meals, i'll tell you. >> jamie wax, thanks so much. up next, spring used to be a pretty quiet period in the movie business but the months ahead
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oscar season is other and spring is nearly here, bringing with it a fresh crop of new movies. >> and this year they include more of the major releases we're used to seeing in summer or during the holidays. here with a preview of what's springing into theaters -- you're welcome -- is matt singer editor in chief and critic. matt, i'm excited for this. let's get to it. beauty and the beast live action remake of the '91 disney
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classic. is anything new or old? >> the new "beauty & the beast" is 91 minutes long. the old one is 84 minutes. will's going to be a lot of different stuff in this including three new songs written just for the music. but if you're a fan of the classic animated version, all the characters in it and all the old songs as well. >> teapot will dance. >> absolutely. >> emma watson passed up land" to play in this movie. >> i think she'll make a little more money. fast and furious with a slightly different kind of name. >> that's right. you already alluded to it. spring is the new summer for hollywood, you know. the big movies are coming outer ler and earlier. there's nothing beggar than "fast and the furious." that's why people love them.
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the first stuff the car goes under the truck. in the last move they had sky-diechbing cars. in this one they have cars fighting a submarine in ice. i don't know what's going on. the only way they'll top this is cars in space. >> you say that. >> that could actually happen. >> number 9. okay. speaking of reboots and sequels, "congress skull island." which is the latest of the king kong reboot. what's happening here? >> that's right. this is kind of like it has an "a" movie budget but at it's heart it's a "b" movie. it's a monster movie. >> you've seen this movie. >> i have. it's fun. lots of wall -to-wall action. you're not going to see congress and brie larson. >> the heroine. >> yes. >> if you want to see beauty and the beast, go to the beast. if you want to see a beast punch a giant okay tu pos in the face,
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you'll go see congress skull island. >> the new film "logan" which is part of the x men series. >> may be the last x men movie at least of this era. it's the x men. that i could have got an "x" rating. it's very graphic, violent, and it even has nudity. it's for x men and x women not for x boys and x girls. it's an adult mean but really, really good. it's a nice send-off if you're a finance of these movies. and of hugh jackman, he said this is the last time he's playing this role. >> almost x rated x men. moving on, there's a new movie out "song to song." it has ryan gosling in it. will there be singing? >> i don't know if there's singing but he's another musician. he plays the piano. >> since he learned the play the
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piano for "la la land," maybe make use of it. >> he plays a musician. loonie is a musicing and they fall in love and michael fast bend der, the record producer comes between them. they're always evil. >> this looks like fast-paced action. >> i think that might be the trawler talking here. i think if you like that dreamy poetic terrance malik five, i think you're still going to get it 507z. >> all right. ite been 20 twreers since danny boyle's train spotting. >> that's the appeal of it. 20 years later they got the cast and danny o'boyle to come back. they were so young and drug addicts in the original film. i guess the hook year is what happens to those kind of people 20 years later, what do they look like? they look pretty good for a
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bunch of drug addicts. he's going to be a bunch of twists. i'm excited. >> me too. meanwhile emma watson is in the movie based on the 2013 "the circle." >> it's a thriller about paranoia, surveillance, hacking. i tojts know where ohio comes up with these crazy ideas. emma watson, a young worker, goes to work for tom hanks at his tech company. it has a little bit of a suspension angle but timely as well that i like seeing toe ing eggers on the screen. thanks for your time. coming up on "the dish," james glocker earned james beard award for the best food in the nation. wheel sample some of his winning dishes coming up next. you're watching "cbs this morning" sarld.
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good morning, i'm jan carabao. work to reopen a busy bridge connecting the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpike is on track to be completed by next month. it has been shut down for several weeks while workers try to fix a crack underneath bridge. officials with the pennsylvania turnpike commission say that the good weather has helped speed up the repair process and, they expect to reopen up it in early april. now to the eyewitness wet forecast with meteorologist justin drabick. >> good morning. it is tough to work outside today because we have temperatures more typical for middle of winter. we will struggle to get in the 30's but it feels colder with the wind. ski resorts taking advantage of the cold air cranking out some snow, looking live at big boulder opened for bus, should good skiing conditions this weekend just cold, make sure you have goggles with you up to the slopes. cold wind chills, feels like the teens on exposed skin in allentown and philadelphia.
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eighteen in wilmington. these wind chill values hang ought in the 20's in the afternoon despite sunshine. actual temperatures get up in the 30's. we should be in the 40's for this time of the year. tomorrow not much better near 40 but 50's return for monday with 60's for highs on tuesday , jan, back to you. our next update is at 8:57 see you then.
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this morning on "the dish," chef marcus glocker born in austria. he spent summers working in his family's hotel. he went on and held a career cooking in germany and worked under the great chef charlie trotter in new york. >> then he opened up a restaurant in new york. a star in the michelin guide, three stars in "the new york times" and the 2015 james beard award for the nation's new restaurant. that's quite a feat. chef glocker, welcome to "the
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shelf dish." good morning. >> good morning. >> tell us what you have here. >> red cabbage austrian style with bers and port wine. pork shoulder with miso. right there we have wall nets, creme fraiche and marcelas and rhubarb tart with basils and strawberries. >> a nice drirk. >> its's one of my favorite drinks it's an austrian sloe gin. >> yes, it is. >> that's really good. >> chef, you began, you come from hospitality stock. >> yes. >> was it immediate you knew you wanted to be a chef. >> yes. it was always skoolt holidays at my uncle's hotel. i'd peek over my aunt's shoulder. i started cooking this and
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learning to to the trade at the bar and serving people and by the time i was 15 i knew i wanted to be in this field and i started my apprenticeship and traveled world. >> at 15 ma your mother was a professional cook even be ever she met your dad, is that right? >> yeah, that's right. i'm always thankful we always had beautiful food at home, cooked fresh twice a day and beautiful garden outside with fresh vegetables, something that's a little bit rare. >> talk about austria. a lot of these are austrian driven flavors many foods. how is that included in your form of cooking? >> it's on the heavy side, i would say, but it's not. that's definitely the ways of cooking this type of flavors. very lightweight and creative and exciting way, especially with the red cabbage, brussel sprouts and stuff like this. it's still up to date and very traditional flavor in there but it's not heavy and it's light. >> you alps -- you're a big
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music fan as well. you studied piano and trumpet for a dozen years. >> piano for about ten years and trumpet for eight years. >> were you tempted in that direction at all? >> yeah, but i wasn't good enough so i stuck with kuking. >> your fallback. >> my dad was a musician. we all had to learn an instrument. >> i studied piano for not quite as long as you, but the precision of playing a musical instrument, did that affect sort of the way you cook or the way you think about cooking and the precision necessary in the kitchen? >> absolutely. especially playing with other people. it's the same with -- in a kitchen environment. you know, somebody has to call the shots, put it this way, and other people have to deliver. i think music is the same way. >> one critic said of you that you have a sniper's accuracy at the stove. i love that expression. what do you think that means? >> it might be true.
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it might be my last name too. >> glocker. >> i really enjoy that pete wells saw what we did. >> pete wells "the new york times" food critic. >> correct. he saw the way we cooked, way we did service and the way we set up the restaurant, which is very nice. >> you've been in dining for a long time. as far as fine dining and how it's evolved, how to you see the landscape? >> i mean fine dining is a word i don't know how to describe it anymore because there's so many different ways of fine dining out basically, but i would say there's always a more relaxed way of dining out with still the aspects of fine dining food, but definitely people enjoy it much more, i think, in my opinion, to have it in a more relaxed viernlts but you still have to have high quality food. >> less fussy, but the integrity is still there. chef,'ll ask you the question we ask all chefs who come to the
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table as i ask you to sign dish. >> absolutely. >> if you could share this meal with anyone past or present, who would it be? >> i always like to have fun when i eat out. i think chris rock. >> that's the most original answer i have ever heard since i started on this show. >> he's so funny. >> chris rock. >> that's his first vote. >> that's awesome. you can find out. new york is a place where chris rock frequents. thanks. for more on marcus glocker and
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up next in our saturday session, we'll talk to alison krauss about her long roots in american blue grass and the 27-time grammy winner will perform songs off her first solo album in two decades. you're watching "cbs this morning: saturday."
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this morning in our saturday session, alison krauss. npr said her voice can seem like it's unto itself, a holy spirit in the possibility world. >> alison krauss has won 27 grammys in her career. the most for any woman and second of all time. her 2007 collaboration with led zeppelin's robert plant earned five of those awards including album of the year. she's here to perform two songs off her new album, but first i spoke with alison at the gibson showroom here in new york. >> reporter: for alison krauss, blue grass is more than just a music genre. >> it's a real lifestyle. it's a mindset for people who
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love blue grass and roots music. they're all drawn and connected to the past in a simpler sweet way of life. >> what is its power? >> i think it's -- boy, it's basic human connection. ♪ put it all behind me knoll nothing left to do but doubt ♪ >> it's always holdinging onlts where you came from and admiring the land, family, god, and home. the most beautiful girl always lived next door. i mean it's a very sweet strong value system. >> krause started going to fidsle contests and blue grass festivals as a girl growing up in illinois. >> so i was always around this kind of music. >> did you know you wanted to do it? >> i liked it. i really started to love it when i started singing and the harmonies were really
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fascinating to me, getting to to that. i just couldn't get enough of that. ♪ >> and the banjo is huge. people who get attracted to that sound, they freak out. and i was one of them. >> reporter: she was 16 when she released her debut solo album in 1987. ♪ a . >> reporter: and soon after she teemed up with the band union station. her "windy city" sew local album in almost 18 years -- ♪ don't sigh sigh for me ♪ ♪ >> reporter: -- she teemed up with a producer who's worked with george jones, willie nelson and merrill ham art. >> his nickname is at ears," and
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what i loved about that is in a town full of musical geniuses, buddy is one this got that title. hoye it that was so great. >> it tell yos u a lot. >> it us the. >> in the end you went after a very particular kind of song. >> the only thing we talked about was wanting songs that were older than me. there's a real romance with things that are outside of your own generation because you kind of make up what it was like because you didn't have it firsthand. you really end up finishing the story. i love how the record is -- it's songs of loss, but it's not weak. it's almost like you don't know it's sad. i love the way it turned out. now from her new album "windy city" here is alison krauss with "losing you."
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♪ ♪ don't sigh a sigh for me don't ever cry for me ♪ ♪ this is good-bye from me i know we're through i'm losing you ♪ ♪ love sang its song for me then things went wrong for me ♪ ♪ nights are too long for me
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because i'm losing you ♪ ♪ our love and our devotion were deep as any ocean ♪ ♪ then one day, like the tide you began to change and you became a perfect stranger ♪ ♪ someone is holding you sharing the lips i knew ♪ ♪ i can't believe it's true
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that i am losing you ♪ ♪ ♪ i can't believe it's true that i am losing you ♪ >> don't go away. we'll be right back with more music from alison krauss. you're watching "cbs this
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♪ you love your pets like family. ♪ you love your pets like family. ♪ have a great weekend, everyone. ha thanks for watching. we leave you now with alison
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krauss. this is "i never cared for you." ♪ ♪ the is up is filled with ice, and gives no warmth at all and the sky was never blue ♪ ♪ the stars are raindrops searching for a place to fall and i never cared for you ♪ ♪ ♪ i know you won't believe these things i tell you i know you won't believe ♪ ♪ you heart has been forewarned
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all men will lie to you and your mind cannot conceive ♪ ♪ now all depends on what i say to you i know you're doubting me ♪ ♪ so i've prepared these statements far from true take heed and disbelieve ♪ ♪ the sun is filled with ice and gives no warmth at all and the sky was never blue ♪ ♪ stars are raindrops searching for a place to fall and i never cared for you ♪ ♪
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good morning, i'm jan carabao. the atlantic city boat show is underway this weekend, you can hit high seas with the boat of your dreams and everything that goes witt after a stop the atlantic city convention center marine marketplace features latest in personal watercraft, marine technology, accessories and even gifts. show runs through sunday. now to the eyewitness weather forecast with meteorologist justin drabick. >> good morning. good place to hang out this weekend to get out of the cold and start thinking about spring and summer. it is not feeling like that outside today more like january, look at this temperature, 21, not even factoring in the wind in kutztown. you can still see snow on the ground from yesterday's, snow squall, little cloudiness, fair weather clouds, that is trend today with you look at wind chills, teens in allentown. feels like 13 in reading, 19
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wilmington, 17 in philadelphia these wind chills stay in the 20's throughout the afternoon even though our highs get to the upper 30's which is still good 10 degrees below average. stuck in the 20's in the poconos. cranking out snow. good weekend for skiing and snow boarding. extended forecast another warming trend this week pushing 60's on tuesday with some showers, jan. thank you. that is it for "eyewitness news" this morning, but follow us on our web site at cbs, i'm jan carabao, have a great
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narrator: today on lucky dog, it's a double dose of puppy love as 5 lucky rescues try to go to homes with other dogs. some are more natural at it than others. but they all need some special training if they're going to make these new relationships fly. brandon: i'm brandon mcmillan and i've dedicated my life to saving the lonely, unwanted dogs that are living without hope. my mission is to make sure these amazing animals find a purpose, a family and a place to call home.


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