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coming up. enjoy it. have a great weekend. take care. bye-bye. >> caption colorado, llc good morning. deadly storms. >> a tornado, look! >> at least six people are killed, dozens injured as tornados rip through the nation's midsection leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. we have the very latest from the scene and where the storms are headed next. behind closed doors. as republicans prepare for a crucial budget vote on capitol hill today, president obama is caught on an open mike saying he won't be pushed around by the gop. >> i said you want to repeal health care? go at it. we'll have that debate. you're not going to be able to do that by nickel and diming me in the budget. you think we're stupid?
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>> how does that sit with republicanss? we'll ask the former head of the gop. and two weeks to go. as wedding rehearsals get under way, new details emerge this morning about the big day, including how the vows will be broadcast, the queen's role and where kate middleton will spend her final night before becoming a princess. we'll take you live to london early this friday morning, april 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good friday morning to you. i'm erica hill. >> yes, good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> you made it. >> yes. you did too. >> yeah. a lot to get to this morning, including a really rough start to this morning for folks in the southern plains. some small towns in the southern plains and south proving no match for monster tornados that roared through the area overnight. boy, talk about destruction. >> we begin with those deadly southern storms and tornados. at least six people were killed
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overnight in oklahoma and arkansas. jacqueline sit of our oklahoma city station kwtv has the latest from hard-hit tushka which was torn apart by a huge twister. >> reporter: good morning, chris. tushka, oklahoma, is about 120 miles southeast of oklahoma city. we're told that this tornado had touched down around 7:30 thursday evening and this is just a prime example of how powerful this storm is. right here we're looking at the outer wall of an elementary school. you can see it's been literally pushed out onto the street. there's just debris spreading everywhere. and this is just a glimpse of what this town has experienced. this was a terrifying scene late thursday over the tiny town of tushka, oklahoma. >> a tornado, look! >> reporter: at least two people in tushka died and 15 others injured by the huge twister. the storm packed high winds and was followed by a damaging hailstorm. tushka and the surrounding area suffered heavy property damage too. >> we heard the train noise, but
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the scariest part of it was the pressure. it was like all of a sudden a vacuum just sucked all the air. you couldn't breathe. >> reporter: the elementary school was completely destroyed. many homes and businesses were either flattened or lost their roofs. all across the area, trees and power lines were uprooted. the storm cell moved northeast, prompting tornado warnings along a 100-mile stretch of southeastern oklahoma. later, two more people were killed as the same storm system moved through arkansas. now, tushka is about a town of 500 people. and when the sun comes up, officials are wondering and worrying if in fact that number will be lower. back to you, chris. >> that was kwtv's jacqueline sit in tushka, oklahoma, this morning. now here's erica. we want to turn to the latest on a budget balgt which is set for a showdown on capitol hill today. both president obama and the republicans vowing a tough fight. yesterday mr. obama was caught on an open mike taking a tough stance against the gop. bill plante will get to that in
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a moment but first we want to go to congressional correspondent nancy cordes with a look at what is at stake today. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. this morning the house will be debating and then voting on a budget put forward by republicans that envisions cutting $4 trillion from the debt. they do that primarily by slashing domestic spending, by capping medicaid and in a plan that's gotten the most attention, by turning medicare from a government insurance program into one that puts a set amount of money per senior towards private insurance. this is a plan that was put forward by the house budget chair paul ryan. now, the non-partisan congressional budget office has taken a look at this. because the plan doesn't keep pace with the rising costs of health care, the cbo estimates that by the year 2030, seniors would be paying about 68% of their own insurance costs. as you can imagine, democrats have had a field day with this. they say that republicans are trying to reduce the deficit on the backs of the elderly and the poor. and this is something that has
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caused some problems for moderate republicans, who have been trying to put a little bit of distance between themselves and the plan. they know that this could become a big campaign issue in 2012, so it will be interesting to see today whether all republicans hang together and vote yes the way they normally do or whether you'll see some republicans from swing districts pull away. erica. >> what about in the senate, this so-called gang of six. could this be a potential bridge between the two parties ultimately? >> reporter: it could. they have been working primarily in secret trying to work through these issues and really come up with a plan that could genuinely be voted on by republicans and democrats. they say they won't be pushed to come up with their plan faster than they are able to, so we probably won't hear from them until may at the earliest. >> we'll be counting down, not too far away as we look at the calendar. nancy, thanks. for his part, president obama is promising a tough fight in the war over the budget. at a fund-raiser in chicago yesterday, an open microphone
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caught some spirited comments by the president. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante is traveling with the president and joins us this morning from chicago. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. the president came home to chicago to begin fund-raising for his 2012 election campaign, but he clearly had the fight over the budget very much on his mind. >> hello, chicago! >> reporter: the president kicked off his fund-raising efforts last night in chicago, breaking in an estimated -- raking in an estimated $2 million for his war chest and democratic party. >> i want you to remind everybody else of those simple words that summed up what we believe as a people. yes, we can. >> reporter: but the real fireworks came at a closed door fund-raiser earlier in the evening where no cameras were allowed. reporters were there but they had been ushered out of the room. the mic, however, was still on when the president described his tense negotiations with republican leaders last week over the budget battle that
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nearly shut down the government. >> i said you want to repeal health care? go at it. we'll have that debate. you're not going to be able to do that by nickel and diming me in the budget. you think we're stupid? >> reporter: mr. obama says he told republicans he had no problem with arguing the social issues, but refused to make them part of the budget debate. >> we're happy to have the debate. we'll have the debate on the floor of the senate or the floor of the house. put it in a separate bill. we'll call it up. and if you think you can overturn my veto, try it. but don't try to sneak this through. >> reporter: future negotiations will likely remain heated, as republicans vote today on a budget that envisions cutting more than $4 trillion from the debt. the president doesn't campaign, at least he says he isn't campaigning yet. whenever he speaks, he frames this as a crash of philosophies over the role of government and you can expect to hear more of that. >> bill plante for us in chicago this morning.
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bill, thanks. michael steele is former chair of the republican national committee and he joins us as well this morning. sir, good to have you with us. >> it's good to be with you, erica. >> bill just went through the comments, the president saying he's happy to have the debate. is he essentially framing the debate now on health care and even the budget? is that a debate that the gop wants to have? >> well, i think a little less bravado and a little bit more leadership by the president on this issue would go a long way. i think his speech the other day was more partisan than it needed to be, particularly with republican leadership that he invited to be there. and i think this rhetoric that we picked up last night is consistent with what we've seen so far, is that there's a lot of noise, there's a lot of, you know, excitement, but the nuts and bolts is what we really need to focus on. my hope is, is that both sides will come to some, you know, accommodation with respect to the rhetoric and really focus as the american people want them to on the nuts and bolts here, which is creating the jobs, getting the economy settled.
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i think the president is right, the social issues will have their particular and appropriate context in this debate, but you can't lose sight of the fact that particularly this administration has spent an unseemly amount of money that's got to get accounted for in the. >> when it comes to the budget, the tea party seems to get what it wanted in the 2011 budget. as you look at the republican party heading into 2012, is the tea party the dominant voice here? >> i think it's one of many voices. yes, it is a dominant voice, but i think it's a voice that, you know, cuts across the lines. it's not just one that you hear on the republican side, but also among democrats. blue dog democrats, conservative democrats, moderate democrats, independents, all have the same concerns about the level of spending, the role of government and impact it will have on our economy, our health care and so forth. so i think those voices are going to be a central part of the dynamic going into 2012, just as they were in 2009 in the election of chris christie and
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bob mcdonnell, as we saw in 2010. we'll see the same thing in 2012. >> so you'll hear a lot but not the only voice. i want to get your take on donald trump because he's been attracting so much attention in the headlines. and just this morning, "usa today" reporting his saying he's troubled by the president's high standing among african-americans. telling a talk radio station, i have a great relationship with the blacks. i've always had a great relationship with the blacks. suggesting that, perhaps, the president could hurt his own standing. what do you make of those comments? >> well, i don't know what to make of it. you know, donald trump, he sort of brings a level of conversation that i don't think we're all used to yet in politics. he's unscripted in so many ways. and that can be good and that can be refreshing, but it also can be troublesome when you're trying to understand exactly what it is you mean when you say the blacks, and when you talk about your relationship with the blacks. i think that it's important to
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note that if you want to be president of the united states, you've got to have a conversation with every american. you've got to have a conversation with people in the communities where you find them. and not worry so much about someone else's relationship. if you've got a good one, build on that. lay out your message, lay out your mission, and let the voters decide in about a year. >> real quickly, only a name. anybody doing a good job of laying that out for you? >> not yet. we're waiting to see -- the cream is going to rise to the top in this primary process. >> we'll keep watching and asking you. if someone comes to mind, let us know. >> you got it. >> chris. turning now to wall street, where there's been some mixed economic news this week, here to tell us what it's all about is business and economic correspondent rebecca jarvis. there's a budget battle on the hill. american companies reporting earnings this week. what effect that is having on stocks. >> right now stocks are trying to get their bearing. they're up 4.5% so far this year. but to put that into historical
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context, they're actually up a lot more significantly. in just the last year and a half alone, stocks are up 17.5%. still, on wall street, the main questions are what's going to happen in this budget battle, what's going to happen to our rising national debt. then what's going to happen to the employment picture which remains at the untenable level. we don't want to stay at 8.8% unemployment. then you have the issue of oil prices that are continuing to climb and that's a crane on the consumer. >> what effect did those unemployment numbers yesterday have? >> yesterday what you saw is unemployment figures that are the worst that we've seen in two months. 412,000 new people went out and filed new claims for unemployment. what that basically means is that we see the unemployment picture actually getting worse rather than better than last week's data and that had a muted impact on stocks in general. >> you've been talking about oil prices the last couple of months. right now about $110. what effect is that having on americans? as we widen the picture as far
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as the summer months fast approaching, what's it going to mean for americans getting on the roads and driving. >> first off, americans are driving less. six in ten americans have pulled back their amount of driving. on top of that what we're seeing is oil prices continuing to climb and prices at the pump continuing to climb. analysts say you could actually see prices go higher even if oil prices start coming down a bit. they're going to cost us $69 billion in additional funds just that we're sending out to those countries where we're importing oil from this year if prices stay at these levels. >> let's talk about some companies that are moving the markets real quickly. are oil companies benefitting right now? >> oil companies certainly are benefiting from higher-priced oil. that's what you see from the likes of chevron and exxonmobil. but you also see companies like super value, which came out with its earnings yesterday, and those companies are skyrocketing. in addition to that, you do see google, which was down 5%. the good news with google is they're hiring, the most in their 13-year history, 6,200 people this year.
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>> rebecca jarvis, thank you. now here's jeff glor at the news desk with a check of the day's other headlines this morning. >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. in libya today, a reminder the current nato bombing campaign is not the first time moammar gadhafi has been targeted by western air power n a rare public appearance early this morning, gadhafi's daughter addressed a crowd of supporters in tripoli today. she told them the nato air strikes remind her of the u.s. bombing of gadhafi's home 25 years ago. that 1986 air strike was retaliation for a terrorist bombing in berlin that killed two u.s. servicemen. the air strike killed about 40 people in libya, including a child adopted by gadhafi. people forced to evacuate around the area of the fukushima nuclear power plant in japan are going to be getting compensation now. this morning the japanese government ordered the plant operator to pay about $12,000 to each household. individuals will get about $9,000. pressured by federal regulators, ford today is expanding its recall of america's top-selling vehicle,
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the f-150 pickup. the recall affects 1.2 million f-150s from model years 2004, 2005 and 2006. the problem is faulty air bags that can inflate accidentally. the sleeping air controller scandal has cost someone a job. hank krakowski, the head of the faa's air traffic system, resigned under pressure yesterday. that's after at least four incidents involving sleeping air traffic controllers. the faa is conducting a top-to-bottom review of their systems. a new study out this morning suggests much of the meat and poultry sold in u.s. supermarkets may be contaminated with drug-resistant staph bacteria. nearly half of the samples tested were contaminated. it may be linked to a wide range of human diseases. although cooking does kill staph bacteria, it can still be spread by improperly handling. the outbreak is blamed on the widespread use of antibiotics given to animals. and finally, it turns out
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the post office's new liberty stamp doesn't really feature lady liberty. the stamp is supposed to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the statue of liberty in new york harbor, but it turns out the post office mistakenly used a picture of a replica statue that stands outside a las vegas hotel. there are differences in the hair and eyes and the vegas version is half the size of the real lady liberty. not to mention the fact that the vegas statue is 14 years old and real lady liberty is 125. 16 minutes past the hour. back over to chris and erica. >> we may have to check the eiffel tower stamp too to make sure. >> there you go. >> marysol castro standing by with a first look at our weather. happy friday. >> good morning to you. unfortunately not a happy friday for everyone. there were more than 200 storm reports in the overnight hours. a lot would suggest that those tornados were ef-2, packing winds of 135 miles per hour. two people were killed in arkansas as a result of the
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severe weather. it starts to move into the southeast today, into tomorrow. temperatures have been in the 70s and 80s and all that moisture is just going to fuel a lot of rain. how much rain? well, 18 states will get rain in a 24-hour period that could come down in spurts of three to four in,, thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now back over to you two. still to come here on the show this morning, the search for a young tennessee woman
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named holly bobo, the apparent victim of a home invasion and kidnapping. we'll speak with the sheriff when we come back. also new concerns about the popular diet pills alli and xenical. one group wants to ban them because of the possible harmful side effects. dr. jennifer ashton joins us with the latest details. what you need to know this morning just ahead. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. pooches and puppies, we are fed up
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a family in a small town in tennessee is dealing with an unthinkable crime. holly bobo went nursing on thursday. her older brother said he saw her being dragged from their home. >> the parents issued an emotional plea from their daughter's return. we'll get an update from the sheriff. >> this portion of "the early show" sponsored by preen. preen stops weeds before they start. visit
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bryan stow's family says the giants fan who was beaten in los ange it's 7257. time for news headlines. i'm frank mallicoa. bryan stow is being weaned off sedatives that have kept him in a coma for two weeks after being beaten by a dodger fan. he has yet to open his eyes. another section will be added to the suspension tower for the new bay bridge to raise the tower to almost 500 feet high. one more section will put the tower at its final height of 525 feet. the bridge is expected to be open in 2013. opponents of a development project at glen cove waterfront park in vallejo promise to block the bulldozers if they try to start work this morning. native americans say the property is the site of a 3500-
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year-old burial ground. they are asking the state to stop the city from building a parking lot and restroom. traffic and weather coming right up. stay with us. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good friday morning. let's check your drive on 880.
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a new accident north 880 at dakota road looks like a couple lanes blocked so heads up. here's a live look at the bay. sunny skies out there but so far no delays. traffic actually fairly light. the metering lights are on. just a few delays as you approach the pay gates. looking good across the upper deck into san francisco. much better news through the south bay. northbound 101 at blossom hill we had an overturned vehicle that's now been completely cleared out of the road. just a little sluggish approaching the scene. that's traffic. let's check your forecast. lawrence? >> gianna, check this out. we have some great weather around the bay area, temperatures mild they are morning. looking at numbers in the 40s and 50s. outside some sunshine and clouds overhead. that's what it will be all day long clouds moving on by but comfortable temperatures in toward the afternoon as high as 71 san jose today, 69 livermore, 70 napa. one place to watch out we are seeing clouds over the top, slight chance we could see showers northern sonoma county. that's the way we play it through the weekend. clouds moving through but mild temperatures. it looks like toward monday
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bottom of the hour here on a friday morning. welcome back to "the early show." chris wragge along with erica hill for you this morning. hopefully you're getting ready for a good weekend out there. good to see you this morning. coming up in just a couple of moments, the parents of a missing woman in tennessee are pleading for her safe return at this hour. 20-year-old holly bobo was last seen on wednesday. her brother said he saw her being dragged from their home towards the woods by a man in camouflage. >> it is a case that has shocked the whole community. hundreds of volunteers have been helping police search the woods for any signs of holly. just ahead, we'll check in with the sheriff and get the very
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latest on the investigation as they search for more clues. first jeff glor is at the news desk with another look at our top headlines this morning. >> good morning to you. six people were killed overnight by severe weather in arkansas and oklahoma. a tornado smashed through the town of tushka, southeast of oklahoma city, killing at least two there. in western arkansas, four were killed as powerful winds snapped power poles and uprooted trees.
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a massive search for a young nursing student missing since wednesday continues this morning in tennessee. cbs news correspondent don teague is in decatur county, tennessee, with the very latest for us this morning. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. if the weather allows, searchers will be out in force again today looking for any sign of holly bobo.
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residents and authorities say nothing like this has ever happened here. this community is in a state of shock. in the close-knit community of darden, tennessee, the search for holly bobo is growing desperate. >> our daughter was -- our daughter was taken from us yesterday morning about 8:00 from our house. >> the 20-year-old nursing student was allegedly kidnapped from in front of her home about 7:30 a.m. as she left for class. >> holly, i love you so much. please, please try to get home to us. if anybody knows anything about her, please, please help us find her. >> reporter: holly was last seen being dragged across the carport and into nearby woods by a man in camouflage. her older brother told police he witnessed it happening and called 911. both of holly's parents had already left for work. >> it might have been somebody
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close, somebody that kind of knew our routine of when i left, when she left and when my daughter left to go to school. >> reporter: authorities say there was blood found outside the home, but have not released many details. on thursday, police and up to 400 volunteers searched the woods looking for holly. >> we can only imagine what they go through. they need your help, take care. >> reporter: a $25,000 reward is being offered for information about holly's disappearance. as the search continues, this community is praying that holly will come home. >> i just want her back. >> thank you. >> reporter: well, authorities are looking for a suspect described as a white male between 5'10" and six feet tall, medium build, but no one got a good look at his face. authorities say that's not much to go on.
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chris. >> cbs's don teague. don, thank you. joining us now with more on the investigation is decatur county sheriff roy wyatt. sheriff, good morning. >> good morning. >> as far as the search is concerned, what will you and your men be doing today? >> well, it all depends upon the weather that we have. we have thundershowers and thunderstorms in the area now and it's predicted that it will be very bad today. it will all depend on how the weather pattern plays out. >> i know you and your men have been working around the clock. this is a small, tight-knit community. do you have any leads? were there any developments overnight? >> no, sir, not that i have heard about this morning. we're still in our very early stages of investigation, following up every lead, everything that we can find we're following up on it at this time. >> her older brother witnessed his younger sister being dragged by this suspect. he was able to call 911. has he been able to give you any type of idea as to what type of man you're looking for or what
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the suspect may have been wearing or look like, anything of that nature to help you along? >> the description that we have of him, he was dressed in full camouflage clothing, approximately 5'10" to six foot tall, and from 180 to 200 pounds. that's the best description that we can get at this time. >> was he able -- was the suspect armed? was there any reason why he wasn't able to follow the suspect, who was dragging his sister away, do you know? >> we do not know for sure at this time whether he was armed or not. >> as far as the support from the community, what has it been like at this point? >> oh, it has been great. this community, as you know, we're in a rural area. the bobo family lived in the rural part of the county. the citizens of this county has turned out tremendously. they have provided food, they have provided search teams,
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horseback, foot, we have covered a large area because of them. there is not enough law enforcement in this area to cover that, but the citizens have stepped up and we're so very appreciative. >> sheriff, thank you for taking the time and joining us this morning. we wish you success in your search for holly. sheriff roy wyatt, thank you. >> thank you, sir. >> now here's erica. >> chris, thanks. just ahead, public health advocates asking the fda to ban a popular weight loss drug, saying some patients have suffered organ damage as a result. ♪ have a good daisy ♪ eat well, live long ♪ have a good daisy, work out, get strong ♪ [ female announcer ] enjoy the fresh, 100% natural choice in cottage cheese. ♪ have a good daisy ♪ have a good daisy
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health advocacy group is now calling on the fda to ban the weight loss drug alli, the only over-the-counter diet pill which has been approved by the agency. they also want to ban its prescription counterpart, a stronger dose of the same drug known as xenical. the petition alleges some patients have experienced serious health problems while taking the medications. joining us this morning with more, medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton. so, jen, these are the same drugs. >> right. >> xenical is a stronger prescription version. >> correct. >> what is it -- there have always been some sort of issues, i guess, or talk about some of
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the side effects. >> to begin with, when you talk about a diet drug, one of the benchmarks that it needs to meet in order to be called effective is that patients taking it need to really lose 5% of their starting body weight. now, with these drugs patients lose a little less than that, they lose 3%. they do work, they are effective, but they can have some i had effects and downsides, particularly because the way they work is by preventing part of the fat that someone ingests from becoming absorbed. you can see some rather unpleasant gastrointestinal side effects, some diarrhea, that really can restrict the way that these drugs are taken in terms of the people who are taking them. >> we had heard about some of those side effects from the early days when it came out. >> right. >> now there is this group, public citizen, a health advocacy group, identifying some other health problems dealing specifically with organs. they say those are related to this drug. >> that's correct. they got these from the fda's
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adverse reporting database. what they found was 73 cases of kidney stones. they found 43 cases of pancreatitis and some rare cases of liver failure. now, when you look at these numbers, it's very important, erica, to consider the denominator. millions of people have taken these drugs over a ten-year period. that's when xenical, the prescription medication, became available, to get incidences of 47 cases of pancreatitis or 73 cases of kidney stones, while serious for those people, obviously if you make that into a fraction, these are largely safe drugs. every medication has side effects, and that's what we're seeing here. >> glaxosmithkline makes the drug and says alli is the most studied weight loss medicine. its safety has been established through 100 clinical studies involving more than 30,000 patients. always talk it over with your doctor. should we be concerned if someone is taking this drug? >> absolutely discuss it with
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knightsbridge. preparations are in full gear there. the cavalry has been out practicing the last couple of days. >> they have, erica. it's been a spectacular display from the household cavalry. pageantry really is what they do best. they are the oldest established regiment in the british armed forces. they've been around for 350 years. they have the great honor of escorting william and kate from westminster abbey back to buckingham palace. so there's a lot of excitement here mongs the barracks. >> absolutely. let's get straight to the big news this morning. apparently catherine was just seen at the abbey? >> she was. this news, erica, is literally just in, hot off the presses. kate middleton was at westminster abbey this morning for a rehearsal. harry was there as were the bridesmaid and pageboys but no sign of prince william. >> do you think harry filled in? as a best man?
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>> it's it bad luck otherwise? yes. >> so we know that she's getting ready. we're also learning more about where she'll be staying for her last night before the wedding. but she becomes a princess. >> we are. we've actually had a rush of details this morning from clarence house. kate middleton along with her immediate family will be staying at the goring hotel the night before her wedding. she wants to be on much more neutral territory for her very last night as a commoner. we also hear william and harry will leave from clarence house. they're going to arrive a full 45 minutes before the ceremony. hopefully william won't use that time to get more nervous. the vows are going to be broadcast along the whole professional route. anyone standing wrought side will get firsthand experience of the wedding. and we've also learned that the bells at westminster abbey are going to toll for three hours following the service, so best get some ear plugs. >> i guess we'll be hearing those across the city of london. the queen fell ill a bit earlier this week. is she okay? >> yes, she absolutely is okay. we learned that she fell ill
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earlier in the week. she was supposed to attend a service for the royal victorian order but she got a nasty nosebleed. so she did cancel that engagement. but she was fit and fine by the evening. she went to a reception at the state department. she will be 85 next week. she's very stoic, very healthy and the palace informs us she's perfectly fine. >> glad to hear she's all right and will be fine for the wedding day. always appreciate the update. two weeks to go. >> yay, two weeks to go. thank you, erica. >> we'll be right back with more. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. it sounded like the chocobeast. the what? half man, half beast. he'll stop at nothing to sink his fangs into people who steal other people's chocolate temptations. you guys have nothing to worry about, right? aaah! [ all scream ] nice job, chocobeast! thank you. [ male announcer ] six indulgent layered desserts, at 150 calories or less. new temptations. it's the first jell-o that's just for adults.
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h in it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. a former cattle ranch in brentwood destroyed this morning by a fire that could be seen for miles. the fire at the abandoned higgins cattle ran was so big because there were no hydrants in the remote area. crews had to truck in water. two people on a boat had to be rescued this morning when that vessel washed ashore on a san francisco beach. it happened just after 6:00 this morning. the two reportedly suffered minor injuries. but so far, police have revealed no details on what led to the predicament. one down, 15 to go for the sharks in their latest run for the stanley cup. joe pavelski with the game winning goal in overtime as san jose won the first game of the opening play-off round at home
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last night. the sharks beating the los angeles kings 3-2. game 2 also at the shark tank tomorrow evening at 7:00. we'll take a look at traffic and weather right after this. stay with us. ,,,,,,
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the fresh-tasting california sour cream your other food loves. good morning. some residual delays along the peninsula due to an earlier accident northbound 101 at peninsula avenue. cars tangled up with lanes blocked. traffic slow and go 24 miles per hour backed up just beyond
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92. elsewhere, 880 both directions seeing delays right around 84. we had an earlier trouble spot northbound just as you approach dakota but that's cleared. still the damage is done. traffic is sluggish along 880. northbound we are seeing some extra volume as you work your way towards oakland near the coliseum. southbound again a little slow and go into the hayward area. looks like not bad conditions at the bay bridge. metering lights are on. and the south bay problem-free. lots of green just a little extra busy for -- usual stuff northbound 280 through san jose. that's traffic. here's lawrence with your forecast. >> all right, gianna. looking good around the bay area to start out your friday. looking like we're going to see a lot of sunshine with a few clouds moving by. temperatures mild as we head in toward the afternoon. numbers up into the 60s, even some low 70s to the latter part of the day. 71 in san jose, 69 in livermore, about 70 in napa. slight chance we could see a few showers in parts of the north bay mainly northern sonoma county. but otherwise we're look good right into the weekend. going to keep those temperatures very mild into the 60s and the 70s with a few passing clouds. better chance of rain returning
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to the bay area on monday. then drying out again toward the middle of next week.
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and welcome back to "the early show." look at the beautiful buds out on the trees on this friday morning. oh, lovely way to kick off your weekend with that picture. i'm erica hill along with chris wragge. you feeling spring? yesterday was another wonderful day. today is going to be pretty nice. that scene is right behind us, so it's not too far. >> hopefully it's shaping up where you are. just ahead this morning, so many people can empathize with vice president biden earlier this week. appears to nod off during president obama's speech on the budget deficit. his little snooze didn't put anyone at risk but it has brought up an important conversation, especially in the
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light of the real danger when we learned air traffic controllers had fallen asleep in the power, bus drivers and truckers. >> it's very tough if you don't get those requisite at least eight hours of sleep. it's more difficult for some than others. the experts blame sleep deprivation which some are comparing to an epidemic. we're going to hear exactly what can be done about it. give you some tips to stay awake. we've got that coming up. but first over to jeff glor who is at the news desk with another check of the headlines for us. hi, jeff. >> raring to go. >> it is all about the power naps. like ten minutes. >> you've got to do it. >> if you don't get eight hours you're a little behind. >> you can do like six hours and get the 10 or 15-minute power nap midday, you're good to go. good morning, everyone. tornadoes and violent thunderstorms killed five people overnight in arkansas and oklahoma. in southeastern oklahoma and west central arkansas. two people were killed in tushka, oklahoma, which suffered heavy tornado damage, and three people died in western arkansas, as fierce winds brought down
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trees and knocked out power there. in washington, later today, president obama will sign the budget compromise that prevented a government shutdown. speaking at a chicago fund-raiser last night, the president told supporters what he said the republican leaders who he said were trying to repeal health care reform. an open mike caught him talking off camera. >> i said, you want to repeal health care? go at it. we'll have that debate. but you're not going to be able to do that by nickel and diming me in the budget. you think we're stupid? if you haven't filed your income tax return, today's traditional april 15th deadline has been extended to midnight monday. that's because this is emancipation day, so the tax deadline has been pushed back. and many soap opera fans are crying in their suds this morning after learning two long-running soaps have been canceled. >> i mean, pine valley isn't
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exactly the governor of hollywood and vine. >> it's not my fault. >> well then whose fault is it? >> that's susan lucci, who's played erika kane since 1970. but after 41 seasons, abc is killing off "all my children." the last episode will air in september. also nearing the end of its life is "one life to live." it will stay on the air until january of 2012. 8:03 right now. back over to erica, chris and marysol. soap opera fans? >> two longtime staples. >> yeah. >> not me, but for them. >> you trying to sell us you don't watch -- >> no, i've never been a soap fan. >> it's funny, because when i walked by your office the other day around 2:00 i swear i heard a soap opera. but anyway, marysol castro here with a check of the weather for you. >> good morning you guys, good morning, everyone at home. we want to turn our focus to the northern plains. blizzard warnings. is sprin
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in this morning's "healthwatch," men and plastic surgery. more and more guys are discovering what stairmaster can't fix, the doctor can. a new study finds the men having cosmetic surgery is on the rise, as ben tracy reports. >> reporter: fighting the ravages of father time cosmetic surgery was once mainly the property of the rich, famous and female. but not anymore. men are now going under the knife, wanting to look as good as they feel. for many, turning back the clock is not just more popular, it's imperative. looking younger can mean lasting longer in the workforce. >> ten years ago i would say my surgical practice comprised about 10% men. i'd say today it's upwards of 30% to 40%. >> reporter: the baby boomer david matlock is having injectable fillers. >> you look at business you have to look young, healthy. that can mean your job. >> reporter: he's already had his eyelids, chin and neck tightened. >> i really want to maintain
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that youth. i look at that. i chase it. >> reporter: 65-year-old hal garr pad winny had the bags under his eyes moved. he's hoping a more youthful appearance will boost business. >> people look at you and say he may be right for the job but he looks a little older. so i don't know if he has the energy. >> reporter: and psychologist david swanson says there is a connection between looks and success. >> it's been cited in a number of studies that men who are taller. men who are more attractive tend to be more successful in the dating world and in the workplace. which is why a lot of them turn to plastic surgery. >> reporter: as boomers fight to survive in the board room face-lifts have gone up 14% in men. among the most popular procedures, pinning ears back, liposuction, eyelid surgery and getting leg veins removed. all in an effort to boost self-esteem, and that's powerful medicine. >> i see everyone from construction workers and
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students and teachers and athletes. i'm seeing it all now. >> close your eyes. >> reporter: according to the american society of plastic surgeons, in 2010, 1.1 million men opted for cosmetic pro-feed yours. >> it refreshes your image, you know, in front of other people. you're like a younger, you know, better-looking person. >> reporter: along with erasing wrinkles, the stigma of admitting you had cosmetic surgery is also fading away. >> i'm not embarrassed about it. and i'm open with the procedures. people look at me and they say, well, you look fantastic. i hear that all the time. makes you feel good. >> reporter: ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> and joining us with more on this trend is clinical psychologist dr. jeff gardere. good to see you. why are more and more men turning to plastic surgery? >> well, just exactly what we just heard. a lot of these guys think in order to compete in the workplace, to compete with younger guys, that they need to
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look better, but a lot of them are doing it because they want to look the way that they feel. now, there's a new emphasis on working out, on being strong. so all of this stuff helps boost their self-esteem, and make them a little bit stronger emotionally in the workplace. it's not just what's on the outside. >> you think that it actually can help males get ahead? like say in the workplace, in other arenas, because they feel as though -- >> yeah, i -- well they feel that they're rejuvenated. and they know that our society has become youth obsessed. so they want to look a little bit more like that. that extra power. that extra lift, helps them in competing in the workplace, and as you saw with the african-american gentleman at the end there, with that lovely woman that he was with, well, that's another reason that a lot of guys are getting this work done. because they want to be able to compete against younger men for some of the women that are out there in the dating world. >> you mention the word obsessed. it is a little obsessive, though, isn't it? i mean, some people can go a little too far.
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>> well, we know that if you are just relying on the outside to be able to prove who you are, what your personality is, what your true strength is, then you may become obsessed and you're getting all of these procedures, but you're not really working on what's on the inside. so, it's a combination of both. plastic surgeons are saying yeah, go ahead and get these procedures, but if there's some other issues going on with your self-esteem, get some therapy and work on yourself on the inside. >> plastic surgeons need to kind of assess what the expectations of a patient are, though. realistically you can turn back the clock a little bit. but you can only do so much. >> that's the thing. it really is about moderation, and the plastic surgeons that i've spoken with know this, that it's about looking better but not trying to get the adonis look, or making yourself looking unreasonable where people are saying, wow, that guy really does have a lot of work being done. then i think you start defeating the europe. it really is about looking good, looking mature and really not
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trying to cheat time, but roll with it, in a dignified way. >> any negative stigmas attached to men having procedures like this done? i mean for women it's always been a little bit more commonplace. but now with the popularity with men doing it. >> a new study has just shown that 51% of americans do approve of plastic surgery. we don't know what the numbers are for men. but we know it's getting to be the new norm and we're accepting it much more right now. >> before i let you go, i have a friend who is actually thinking about going for a complete overhaul, lines on the forehead, lines around the eyes. what do you think? >> i think if it's something that makes him feel better. but if it's someone like you, you don't need it brother, because you look great. >> i'll make sure i tell that friend. dr. jeff gardere. up next, an eye-opening report on the dangerous consequences of being sleep deprived. this is the "early" show here on cbs. we'll be right back. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored by pfizer. >> "cbs healthwatch" sponsored
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if you ask pretty much anyone whether they got enough sleep every night, most people would probably say no. depending on what you do for a living, that can mean anything from decreased productivity to putting hundreds of lives in serious danger. cbs news correspondent armen keteyian has more. >> reporter: a relaxing snooze in the midday sun. a stark contrast to the alarming places some people are being found asleep these days. places like air traffic control towers. tsa checkpoints. and it's alleged at the wheel of this tour bus, that resulted in the loss of 15 lives. >> i think this has been going on for a long time and we're becoming and we're recognizing it more and having to deal with it more because we have more people in mission-critical type of jobs. >> reporter: but it's not just conductors, controllers or big rig truckers who are running on empty. a recent study showed 35% of those surveyed reported sleeping
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less than the recommended eight hours a night. yelena shmulenson is an actress and occasional temp worker. who catches up on her sleep in this sleep spot. >> you come in, you take a nap. 20 minutes in this dark room with no lights really, really, you will not believe it. >> reporter: at this sleep disorder center in new york, doctors and researchers are studying the effects of the lack of proper shut-eye. increased risk of obesity, diabetes, heart problems, sickness, and depression. >> there are several studies which show, in drivers for example, that if you miss a night's sleep, you're at great risk, you're at risk similar to someone who is driving drunk. >> reporter: still, it's one thing for your average joe, or even your not so average joe to grab a few extra winks. vice president biden appeared to do during his boss' deficit speech this week. quite another when you hold the lives of so many others in your hands.
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armen keteyian, cbs news, new york. >> joining us now are medical correspondent dr. jennifer ashton and adam bryant of "the new york times." author of "the corner office." we talk a lot on this show about sleep and how important it is. i know you're a huge advocate from getting eight hours a night, not just from a productivity standpoint. >> about 70 million americans are depriving themselves of the sleep that they need. we know if you don't get enough sleep it can affect your heart, your immune system, your body weight and your mood, and i would consider this medically to be on par with nutrition and fitness in terms of importance in your overall health and wellness. >> so that's how seriously you have to take it. adam as we pry to get more productive in our work life, a lot of the devices that are supposed to make it easier on us have actually made it more difficult for us to sleep. things like your blackberry, your laptop. why is it, why sit making it worse? >> technology cuts both ways. we're always connected.
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the bad news is we're always connected. i think that gives us sort of a three-shift day. we check our blackberries before we turn on the coffee machine in the morning. we put in a long day. we turn off the lights to go to bed. we check that blackberry one last time. >> it seems, though, that's something you can't come back from. this nonstop work day. is there a way to dial it back? >> it's really hard, especially in this economy. a lot of companies have cut to the bone. a lot of people are doing the jobs of two people. it's very difficult. >> so knowing that it's difficult. knowing that people's lives are hectic, how do you then work towards, if not more sleep, better sleep? >> well, i think that there's a big stigma about sleep in this country. people think if you sleep a lot you're not as hard-working and you're tougher. in actuality you're probably not taking your health as smartly and as seriously as you could. the tips for people is you have to make this a nonnegotiable part of your daily ritual and make it a priority. you have to stick to the same bedtime routine as much as you can on a daily basis. >> even on the weekends. >> absolutely.
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you can't store up and get your sleep on the weekend. you want to avoid alcohol and caffeine later in the day, which can be hard if you're tired. and you're combatting fatigue to begin with. and you want to really try to unplug yourself and avoid the use of these electronic devices at least about an hour before bedtime. because they really do stimulate our brain. you need to send your brain a message, it's time to lay down, recharge, and kind of just reset your whole body. >> and keeping them out of the bedroom can be important. the blue lights can affect the way you sleep. >> absolutely. people have so many lights in their bedroom it's almost like they're not an airport. when your eyes are closed your brain is getting that stimulation. so you really want to sleep in a dark place. >> and you mention how difficult it is to unplug, especially with people being asked to do more now. but what about if there's an example that started at the top. >> it's an important phrase it starts at the top. i think ceos send a culture that their expectations for the employees of how connected they are. a lot of khosts i talked to do set boundaries.
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they will tell their employees explicit, friday night i'm unplugging and i will plug back in sunday morning so you can have the saturday off. if there's an emergency you foe how to reach me. or they do that for the dinner hour. it's an important signal to send. >> can you as an employee go to your boss and say, look, i need to work on my sleep, i need to be more productive, i am unplugging you at 9:00 my blackberry is off, i'm not turning on my laptop? >> a lot of ceos do seek feedback from their employees. and sometimes it's even anonymous. it might be a good idea for some employees to say, hey, can we put a fence around this so i can get some time off. >> probably better than nodding off at your desk. >> or in the operating room. wherever your office may be. good to have you with us, thanks. just ahead this morning, more to come on "the early show," including a look a bit later on at some easy fixes for wardrobe malfunctions. don't let it happen to you. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. your local news is next. ???ç
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san and good morning. 89:25 your time. let's take a look at some news headlines. animal control officers are searching for two dangerous dogs in north san jose. the pit bulls killed a husky and mauled its owner yesterday morning at cataldi park. this is the third recent dog attack in san jose. and some new hope that bryan stow will wake up from his medically-induced coma. his family's website says stow still has yet to open his eyes but doctors have started weaning him off sedatives and have taken him off a ventilator. stow was attacked on march 31 outside dodger stadium. the tower for the new eastern span of the bay bridge set to rise to 495 feet today.
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but the chp is asking drivers to keep those eyes on the road. you're tempted but don't watch. this section is ready to be put into place with a lift starting around 10 a.m. that will leave only 30 more feet to get the tower to its final height spanning the bay at 525 feet. traffic and weather coming right up. stay with us. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. let's take a ride to the eastshore freeway. accident at hilltop westbound 880. traffic pretty slow and get approaching the scene backed up to highway 4. so give yourself some extra time. rest of the eastshore freeway some slight delays just past the richmond area not too bad though once you get to the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are still on but look at that very quiet. friday light through that portion. elsewhere san mateo bridge, a little extra busy but overall not too bad. all right. that's traffic. lawrence, how's looking? a mix of sun and clouds otherwise, nice shot for you as we look toward downtown san jose. looks like we are going to see warmer weather into the san jose area. temperatures there bumping up into the 70s this afternoon under partly cloudy skies. 68 in fremont, 69 in livermore, 70 in napa, mostly cloudy the latter part of the day in parts of the north bay even a slight chance we could see scattered light showers in northern sonoma county. partly cloudy skies throughout the weekend temperatures
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welcome back to "the early show" here friday morning, bottom of the hour. chris wragge here in new york along with erica hill, jeff glor and marysol castro. good morning, . bottom of the hour here on a friday morning. welcome back to "the early show," chris wragge along with erica hill this morning. hopefully you're getting ready for a good weekend out there. we're statalking waffles to
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work outs. >> and then there are clever tax tie-ins like the sunday stimulus. from maggie moo's ice cream shop. we'll show you the freebies available over the next few days to soften the blow. >> also ahead this morning, you know, it's not easy for us ladies. >> huh-uh. >> we have fashion issues on a daily basis. it ain't easy to keep it all together. you mean our perfect accessories? that's the easy part. but let's say as it gets springtime out, you want to wear something a little lighter but you need to keep that revealing bl
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>> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now over to erica. >> mary, thanks. you may call this next story the longest wedding march ever. laura brunett and joseph crist are leaving their home this morning starting off on a 2,200 mile walk all the way to lake mead just outside of las vegas. that's where they will tie the knot on september 24th. the fiances on foot join us from michigan before they start their journey. you're bundled up, you have your packs ready to go. i'm sure plenty of people are sitting at home going, why in the world did you decide you need to walk 2,200 miles just to go get married. laura, what's the real story here? >> oh. hmm. joe usually answers this one. >> all right, joseph you answer
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that one. >> the original idea came from a friend who he was living in texas, and he was going to iraq for a couple tours, and i thought of like a way to, you know, help him out. he wasn't feeling really well and needed some friends, you know, to talk to, to make him feel better and i decided maybe i should walk to see him. maybe that would change his mind, make him feel better. >> just by simply walking. >> yeah, i don't know. that popped in my mind. and then after that, i told laura about it and she thought that was a cool idea. but he had moved back to deer born by the time we had actually decided to walk. so we just decided to visit some friends in l.a. and along the way i wanted to get married. so i decided let's get married in vegas. >> you will be after you are married you are going to walk another 400 miles to l.a. let's get you to vegas first. now that you two are engaged, laura, we're kind of joking about it, this is quite the long walk down the aisle.
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is this something you had ever thought about doing before? walking 2,200 miles? >> no, not really. but, i wanted something different. and i think this is as different as it comes. >> you guys have been -- >> i didn't want to do traditional. >> i think you have -- you've definitely -- you're not doing traditional if this is your walk down the aisle. i know you have been out there training, though. this is obviously a huge undertaking. joseph you've done a couple of long walks, how do you prepare, though, for a five-month endeavor? >> take one day at a time, i guess. >> what are you -- >> we're not even sure if we're going to make it. >> you've got to stay positive. that's the first step. you are going to make it. >> we're going to make it. >> you're bringing plenty of things with you, including camping, a travel shower. where you do plan to sleep and eat along your route? >> just alongside the road, wherever we can find. maybe back in the woods.
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>> and you're bringing a bow and arrow with you joseph in case you need to do a little hunting along the way? >> oh, yeah. >> yep. >> anything that i can find i'll probably be catching. >> what's your biggest fear for this trip? laura you said oh, maybe we won't finish. sounds like you probably will. is there anything you're worried about? >> snakes. >> snakes. >> i'm just afraid of drive-by, people not seeing us and accidentally hitting us. >> hopefully plenty of people will see you this morning and know to look out for you. after you finish this, is the honeymoon the walk to los angeles, joseph? >> no. >> no. no, no, no. >> take a little break. >> honeymoon, probably going to hawaii. >> sounds like a nice, relaxing time on the beach. i say you will have deserved it. and your feet will appreciate it. wish you the best of luck on your journey. let us know how it's going. laura brunett and joseph crist joining us this morning. >> this portion of "the early
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show" sponsored by turbotax. taxes made easy. taxes done right. >> now it's time to raise the energy level. monday is tax day. the number of companies softening the sting by offering taxpayers some free treats, workouts, massages, drink and dining specials. janet bodnar is editor at kiplinger's personal finance and she's here with some of the best offers out there. good to see you this morning. people wouldn't normally equate freebies with tax day. >> but that's the whole point. >> when did companies all of a sudden start doing this and why are they doing? >> i think it's kind of a nice marketing thing. you're under stress so the exercise folks are going to destress you. they're going to give you a little reward once you finish the taxes. and it's good marketing because maybe you'll come back and spend some of your refund. >> you see that money going out the door. nice to have something going back in return. >> that's right. >> you mention fitness and you talk about bali's. free opportunities for people? >> monday anybody can work out free at bali's. if you are a member you can sign
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up for a free personal training session for a 30-minute personal training session and if you'd like to be a member they've got some specials on some of their two-year packages. >> almost kind of like the new year's resolution type deal. nice opportunity. and massages are also another route people can go, if you're feeling kind of lousy. you've been over that computer, crushing those numbers. >> you've got to go to their website and has some of the contact information. and you get a free massage through monday. you need to get the coupon from the website and make an appointment. but then destress after you've filled out the form. >> wonderful items on the table. ihop has a great opportunity. >> this is for kids. now all through the month of april, kids under 12 eat free from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. if they come with a paying adult. so you get your breakfast or whatever else the kids would like to eat. >> a couple of pancakes. i recommend the chocolate chip. and sundaes. >> yes from maggie moo, they are
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promoting a special sundae their crumb cake sundae. it's got really good streusel cinnamon streusel ice cream and cake, and if you can see, whipped cream, and caramel syrup. and it's available on monday, after school, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for an after-school treat with kids. >> that would take the sting off taxes. cinnabun. if you go down this route you've taken on balis. >> you can straight from maggie moo's to cinnabun. they're giving away the bites. because it's tax bite day. again, in the evening on monday evening you can go to cinnabon and get two of them for free. >> you like them, right? >> i do. but geez. >> you won't last. >> my reward. >> finally, a little salsa.
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>> from california tortilla, you have to pay the big cheese. the really big cheese on monday. but if you made a purchase at the store you do get free chips and quesos. >> we've got a lot of food that's probably a little bit high on the calorie intake meter. how about some other dining treats. and there's also some dining and drinking companies. >> oh, yes exactly. mccormick they have the special in the bar. they've got some specials on bar treats. and monday they have specials on bar food. and they're all -- their 1040 treats, $10.40. get it? and you get a certificate that you can come back for $10.40 so you can come back and have something else later. >> you get a refund. >> that's right. >> cheers. >> another one. >> oh, cheers. >> you've got the whole plate to choose from. janet thank you so much. >> for more on the tax day previews go to our website, now here's erica. >> save me a pancake. as we know, many women face fashion issues every day. designers, though, are coming up with some rather innovative
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solutions to hopefully make your life a little easier and you can still look good. katrina szish is here with some of the more creative and inexpensive ideas that you've come across. we love these little tidbits. summertime, right around the corner. >> uh-huh. >> almost skipping over spring. but as more people were going back outside again, we hear continually how important it is to protect your skin. now your clothing can help protect you from the sun. >> exactly. first let's preface this by saying this does not mean you cannot wear sunscreen. but there are certain clothing items that have built-in uv protection. and as you can see, on karen right here she's wearing uv protectant t-shirt and cardigan sweater. >> the cardigan, too? >> they have khakis, t-shirts, a whole range of things for men and women. very affordable. >> it just looks like sort of quote/unquote regular clothing. because normally we would just she this in rash guard shirts for kids. >> exactly. >> right next to concern, gigi
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has on a fancy back pack. >> just got a cute pink back pack. turn around and show us that a little bit. it's cute, it's great for the beach, for those few school days left. but it's got a very special feature. a lot of celebrities in hollywood are using this, too. if there is a dangerous situation, there is an alarm built in to this. now it's very loud so we're going to do it quickly. everyone hold your ears. get ready. go ahead, gigi. all you have to do is pull that little button. >> oh, my goodness that's loud. >> and then you plug it right back in. >> so this is an alarm not if somebody tries to grab your back pack, so if you feel you're in a rough situation you can pull that out and it -- what a great idea. >> it could even be a bullying situation, if someone is bothering you on the play ground, whatever it might be. if you do feel pulled you pull that and the alarm goes offer. >> i'm still hearing that alarm. >> you will for a few days. up next, it can be such a challenge. you've got your cute outfit on and nowhere to put anything. you don't feel like wearing a big back.
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you have an insta pocket. >> we have an insta pocket. we have two options. we've got the pocksie. it's a very low pro way. >> it's great. >> it has adhesive on the back. you can slide it inside your sweater. >> this is how thin it is. >> exactly. >> it's like a piece of paper. >> right inside your jacket, you can slide a credit card in there. super easy. doesn't harm the fabric. >> i love that. and this is one that's a little bit bigger. you can get a phone in there. >> this is the insta pocket. it looks like a cool cuff. it comes in different patterns. but in here, you actually just slide in -- >> great for running. >> great for running. great for the girl on the go. great for working out, strolling, walking the dog. you don't need to carry a bag. >> i love it. up next with your shoes. they're not always kind to your feet. >> sometimes we scuff our shoes. so we've got this great perfect polish shoe touchup pen. so here you've got a scuff. oops.
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we tripped because i know i do all the time. it's like a little pen and i just very easily pencil it in. >> so much better than magic marker. >> voila, the scuff is gone and it doesn't smudge or smear. >> and it comes in different colors. >> of course. >> i have a hard time wearing sling back shoes. they just don't seem to stay on very well. >> right. so foot petals, a strappy strip. you can put them in the sling back, and they're cushiony. they prevent blisters, as well. even if you're wearing strappy sandals to a cocktail party this summer and they're digging in, you stick on the strappy strips. they come in different colors and they'll cushion your foot, and they're completely invisible. >> count me in. >> you can dance all night long. >> you have talked about footsie rolls. >> this is the summer version, whether you're going for a mani-pedi. these things roll up in your
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bag. come in a tiny little shoe bag. you just pop them out, as you can see, they literally roll up. and you've got your instant, with some traction. >> and key. and i love that. this is probably the bane of many women's existence. the deodorant stain on your shirt. >> and you know, so many deodorants claim, will not leave smudge marks. >> they all do. >> i know. i'm waiting for one that doesn't. until then i've been using this, the gal pal. you simply have a little smudge of deodorant, you take it, you rub a little bit, and it really instantly goes away. if it's a little stubborn, wet it, do it again and voila. you can do it while you're wearing it. takes you two seconds. >> we'll have information on all of these tips and a few more tidbits on our website at chris over to you. >> erica, thank you so much. who doesn't love a good chicken pot pie, right? in the pecking order of comfort foods this one tops the list. editor in chief tanya steel of is here with tips
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on this classic dish. >> do you like pot pie? >> i do, as a matter of fact. i don't make them often but i love them. >> this has become the dish for fashionistas. >> it's hot again? >> it's totally hot. and in fact in gourmet, they call it the posh pie. i kind of love that. i think it's very cool for a humble thing like this. >> we're putting a new twist on it. why do you think it's back? >> because it's so comforting and delicious. >> yeah. >> i'm going to show you how to make it. >> it's pretty easy, too. >> that's right. we're going to make a mini chicken pot pie with bacon and marjoram. >> i'm sold. onions in here. >> we've got onions, and throw in some carrots. >> okay. >> and literally you can race home at the end of the day and make this in half an hour. >> half an hour? >> half an hour for the entire family. the great thing about pot pies is that you can make them into big sizes or little sizes. and that way you can entertain. it looks kind of an elegant, humble way to do it.
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>> right now we're all healthy. spring beans, carrots, onions. >> this is where it gets delicious. >> aromatic. >> so i'm going to add some marjoram and you can use sage or anything you got there. and this is where it all gets really good. >> this is why we like it so much. >> creme fraiche. now, if you want to be a little bit -- >> what exactly is this? >> creme fraiche it's like a thick, delicious sour cream essentially. you could use light sour cream if you're worried about calories. but this isn't really a dish to worry about calories. >> comfort food. >> exactly. and enjoy. >> okay. you like the white meat, obviously? >> i do. this is what's so great about this particular recipe. you go into the store right before you come home and buy rotisserie chicken. it's so cheap. it's so fast. you tear it apart. again this is something that kids can do with you. and then -- >> this is where the flavor. >> and i promise i only took about five pieces out of this. there is some left. >> you saved some for us?
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>> i did, okay. yum, yum, yum. >> a lot of bacon. how long are we going to let this simmer? >> you let this simmer for about ten minutes al to the. you're adding some chicken broth. you reduce it. >> now we're bringing in low sodium? >> exactly. >> give me all this. sour cream, bacon, give me a diet soda. >> you cook this for about ten minutes, and you can see it right here. we've got this one. and then you just load up a little souffle dish and again you can do a big one like that. so you can just make it a little bit more elegant. this is puff pastry that you can buy in the freezer. >> okay, cut into squares? >> buy it in the supermarket and you just pop it in the oven like that. bake it at 450. >> 450? >> for 0 minutes. >> that's it. >> take on it make sure it's golden. literally this dish can be done in 30 minutes tops. >> i was kidding when i said i don't make chicken pot pie. i actually do.
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>> were you autopsy all night? >> i like to experiment. >> you've got to try that, too. >> okay you've got one. >> got one over here. >> pot pies. now while you do that i'm going to do this. >> there are a number of options. >> this is a much healthier, summer version. you've got some corn. zucchini. >> very nice. >> isn't that good? >> excellent. >> a little bit of melted butter. >> little fresh vegetables? >> this is a fantastic one for summer. you can also use spring vegetables. and then if you want to add the parmesan to the bread crumbs. >> all right. >> pop it right in here? >> exactly. >> this is what's great about a different kind of way of doing a pot pie instead of just doing the crust. so you're going to mix this. there you go. very nice. >> how long is that going in? >> for half an hour at 375. sprinkle a little bit of olive oil and this is what you have. isn't that amazing? and then that is a lobster pot pie. omg! it's so easy to make, too. >> you talk about a meal coming
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back with a vengeance. lobster in the equation, tanya, we're going over the top. that pot pie is great. >> isn't that great? >> i can say why it's making a big comeback. >> thank you, tanya. >> thank you. >> for these recipes go to our website, get back on the chicken pot pie craze, folks. if you really want to go the whole nine yards you have the lobster. this is the "early" show here on cbs. lobster. this is the "early" show here on cbs.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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spr back in the kitchen before we say good-bye this friday morning. we have devoured the chicken pot pie. the crew was looking at it saying, would you people please take human bites over there. slow down. >> the bacon is amazing in this chicken. >> it does give it a really nice flavor. >> everything is better with bacon. you know, love vegetables as you guys know. i wasn't as excited about the vegetable one and then i took a
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bite. it's so good. my kids would love this. >> did anybody try the lobster? >> i did. >> i did. >> of course there's no more lobster. >> the problem is, i stole some of it. have a,,,,,,,,,,,,
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headlines... state regulators have given p g & e permission it is 8:55. good morning, i'm sydnie kohara with your cbs 5 news headlines. state regulators have given pg&e permission to raise rates by 7/10ths of a percent in each of the next four years. the money goes towards repairs on gas transmission lines but they will have to file reports twice a year showing what exactly it's doing with the funds. there could be a standoff in vallejo this morning. opponents of a development project at glen cove waterfront park promise to block bulldozers firefighter they try to start work. native americans say the park is on sacred ground, the site of a burial ground. and california may soon become the first state to require the teaching of gay
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history in public schools. the state senate approved that legislation and it goes to the assembly. supporters say it's needed to help counter antigay stereotypes. we'll look at. traffic and weather right after this. i love america, i love my pet bald eagle brock, my bison sara, i love my pith the custom constitution paint job... i celebrate jury duty... i love america so much, i'm making an all american jack combo two jumbo patties, with melting cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles, plus fries and a drink for only $4.99. i've celebrated every american tradition...except one... spring break cancun yo!!!!!!!!
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good morning. a busy friday drive through san bruno. northbound side of 280 at san bruno avenue. we have a multi-vehicle accident blocking two lanes of the road. chp has issued a traffic alert. traffic very slow through that area. 101 looking better. that's a good alternate. still clearing an accident westbound 80 at hilltop, it's on the right shoulder but at appian way a new wreck blocking lanes traffic backed up to 4. 24 miles an hour the slowest speeds in the area. south bay not too bad friday light on northbound 280. that's a look at traffic. here's lawrence with the forecast. >> weather looking pretty good, gianna. looks like a couple of great days ahead. high pressure in control now but a lot of clouds over the top of the ridge so we have a neat start to the day around the bay area. you will see that all day long and mild temperatures outside. plan on about 71 degrees in san jose today with some partly cloudy skies. 68 in fremont. the same in vallejo. more clouds toward the north bay. even a slight chance we could see a few light showers northern sonoma county. otherwise looking good.
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