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york city. this is the "cbs overnight news". >> the presidential campaign trail is now winding through south carolina, the next primary state. for the demoats, it's a chance for hillary clinton to regain her footing after being soundly beatat by bernie sanders in new hampshire. for sanders, it's the opportunity to introduce himself to a group that he will need to win the nomination. african-americans. clinton and sanders squared off last night in milwaukee for their final debate before the south carolina vote. here is some of what they had to say. >> senator, do you worry at all that you will behe instrument of thwarting history, as senator clinton keeps claiming, that she might be the first woman president? >> well, you know, i think from
somebody with my background, somebody with my views, somebody who has spent his entire life taking on the bigoney interest, i think a sanders victory would be of some historical accomplishment as well. >> you know, i have said -- i have said many times, you know, i am not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the mosos qualified, experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander in chief. and i appreciate greatly senator sanders' voting record. and i was very proud to get the endorsement of the planned parenthood action fund because i've been a leader on these issues. i have gone time and time again to take on the vested interest who would keep women's health care decisions, the province of the government instead of women --
battle in south carolina. more than half the electorate is african-american. a group that has long supported both clinton and her husband. here's nancy cordes. >> hillary clinton has been there. >> reporter: nearly 20 members of the congressional black caucus vowed today to campaign for clinton. hakeem jeffries of new york was one of them. >> hillary clinton has been there from the very beginning to deal with the gun violence epidemic and its impact on african-american communities across thecountry. >> reporter: she has prayed with black pastors, met with black lives matter protesters and is aiaing this new ad in the south. >> you have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systematic racism. >> reporter: her campaign says sanders is a johnny-come-lately on race issues. he says he got his start in activism during the civil rights movement. georgia congressman john lewis scoffed at that today. >> but i never saw him. i never met him. i would chair the student
clinton. i met president clinton. >> reporter: sanders does speak frequently about incarceration rates and poverty. >> 51% of young african-a-erican kids in this country are unemployed or underemployed. that is a national tragedy. that has got to change. >> reporter: the influential writer ta-nehisi coates called sanders the best option and harry belafonte endorsed him today. >> i think he represents opportunity. i think he represents a morar imperati. >> r rorter: when clintonon and sanders face off here in milwaukee tonight, she'll argue that she will actually do more to carry on the legacy of the nation's first black president, while he'll argue, scott, that he'll actually do more to help minorities with his proposals for things like free public college tuition. >> nancy, thanks very much. the republican primary in south
and the attacks are getting louder and cruder. here's major garrett. >> we win here, we're going to run the table. >> reporter: donald trumumin south carolina, by turns optimistic and vulgar. >> what the hell is this guy talking about? i don't know what the hell i was doing. >> what the hell are we doing? >> senator marco rubio. >> reporter: marco rubio campaigning in the state with more c cservative cultural instincts criticized trump's language as an assault on decency. >> you turn on the tvs you have a leading presidential candidate saying profanity from a stage. profofity from a stage. i mean, alalthese things undermine what we teach our children. >> reporter: jeb bush also piled on. >> he says, we're going to bomb the blank, blank, blank out of isis, using a vulgarity. that's not leadership. >> reporter: in 2012 about two-thirds of republican primary voters in south carolina
evangelical or born hive-again christians. presenting a challenge for trump, despite his large lead in the polls. voters we spoke to here were divide. >> just the way he carries himself and when he claims to be a christian and you only quote one verse out of the bible, i mean, come on. >> i think that's what a lot of people like about him, he says what he means and meananwhat he says. i love it. >> reporter: trump today pulled an ad criticizing ted cruz and said he would only run positive ads from now on. john kasich's campaign has been doing that for weeks and described bush's efforts in south carolina of having all the joy of a texas chain saw massacre. >> thanks, major. cbs news wilil host the next republican debate. that's saturday evening at 9:00 p.m. eastern time and john dickerson is the moderator. in another important story tonight, the zika virus, suspected of causing birth
79 cases now in the u.s. it's active in 26 countries and territories in the americas. brazil is the hardest hit. and with the olympics there this summer, hard choices have to be made. here's dr. jon lapook. >> morgan in the box and they're on the board! >> reporter: the u.s. women's soccer team started on the road to rio last night with a win in their first olympic qualifying game.@ the team's goalkeeper, hope solo, is raising concern about e risk of zika infection during the games. >> if the olympics were today, i want to go. fortunately, the olympics aren't today. so, we have six months. we have a little bit of time to figure things out. >> reporter: u.s. olympic committee ceo scott blackmun tried to address questions and doubts in a memo to prospective olympians. he said the organization is working with the cdc and infectious disease specialists to closely monitor the situation.
he wrote, there will always be risks withthlympic competition. officials with the rioioames told cbs news all rooms in the olympic village will be air conditioned and venues inspected daily to remove standing water where mosquitos might breed. the population of the mosquito that carries zika goes down significantly in the cooler, dryer months of august and september, when the games will take place. the main worry is the suspected link between the virus and microcephaly, an unusually small hehe at birth. that link has been strengthened within the past day by reports both in brazil and the united states. the virus has now been found in the placenta of mothers who miscarried and the brain tissue of newborns with microcephaly who died. i spoke with an official from the rio olympic organizing committee today and asked, are there any thoughts of canceling or postponing the olympics or is it full steam ahead? he said, full steam ahead.
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in oregon today, a six-week standoff between the fbi and armed anti-government protesters ended peacefully. the final four holdouts surrendered. one refused to go quietly, though, ranting, liberty or death. tonight weave learned that the isis terrorist group in syria and iraq has chemical weapons in its arsenal. in a rare interview for "60 minutes" we spoke to the director of the cia, john brennan. >> we have a number of incidents where isil has used chemical munitions on the battlefield. >> artillery shells. >> yeah, sure. >> isis has access to chemical artillery shells?
has access to chemical precursors and munitions that they can use. >> the cia believes that isis has the ability to manufacture small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas. and the capability of exporting those chemicals to the west? >> i think there's always the potential for that. this is why it's so importananto cut off the various transportation routes and smuggling routes they have used. >> are there american assets on the ground right now hunting this down? >> the u.s. intelligence is actively involved in being a part of the effort to destroy isil and to get as much insight into what they have on the ground inside of syria and iraq. >> wll have our full intntview with cia director brennan, including the threat that he says keeps him up at night. that's this sunday on "60 minutes". millions have fled syria, but there are tens of thousands who can't get out. they're trapped between russian bombers and a closed turkish
holly williams is following this. >> reporter: imagine the terror. never knowing where and when the warplanes will hit next. we can't independently verify these videos, but they appear to show the aftermath of f r strikes ononhe town of tel rifaat this week. in the syrian regime's new offensive, which is backed by russian air power, civilians are once again paying wiwi their blood. crossing the border into turkey, we met abdul kahrim bahloul, who runs a school in tel rifaat. the shelling and air strikes are random, he told us. homes are destroyed and children's bodies lie in shreds on the ground. he told us he came to ask the turkish authorities to give refuge to children from the
but after absorbing more than 2 million syrians, turkey is reluctant to let any more in. syrian regime forces have now nearly encircled the city of aleppo. the u.n. fears that 300,000 civilians could be cut off as they were in the town of madaya, during a siege by the regime. more than 40 starved to death. dalia al awqati that her charity, mercy corps, feeds and clothes half a million people in northern syria each month. >> it's not much. >> no, but it's essentials to keem a family alive. >> reporter: now they'rereacing to get food parcels totoamilies in aleppo city, fearing more starvation in a country that's already exhausted by a senseless war. and as if syria's war isn't complicated enough, today some
they were attacked by kurdish fiters, who were also supported by the u.s. now, the kurdish fighters say it wasn't deliberate, but, scott, this shows just how difficult it is for the u.s. to unite different faxes factions on the ground in syria. >> holly williams, thanks. so, what can the u.s. do to stop the war? for that we turn to margaret brennan. margaret? >> reporter: well, today, the u.s. is trying to broker an immediate cease-fire. secretary kerry pushed russia and iran to stop attacking civilians in aleppo and let in aid to besieged areas. vladimir putin's military has cut off supply lines to the u.s.-backed rebels, and u.s. officials warn that that strengthens both isis and assad and it leaves the u.s. with litttt leverage in a war president obamamhas resisted getting involved in fofofive years now. >> margaret brennan at the white house, thank you.
jackson apologized to the family of tamir rice after the city billed his estate $500 for ambulance services. the city also tore up the bill. in 2014 a cleveland cop shot rice who was 12. he was holding a gun that turned out to be a toy. he died the next day at the hospital. the officer was not charged. in a big development today, scientists have announced what may be among the greatest discoveries in the history of physics. they believe they found gravity waves predicted by einstein but never observed. two huge antennas, one in washington state, the other in louisiana, detected a gravity wave last september. this confirms einsin was right when he described the universe
three dimensions, plus time. what what physicist call space time. the gravity wave was set off sending a ripple through the fabric. the effect is so tiny, one scientist estimated the ripple consisted the entire milky way galaxy about the width of a thumb, observing that the fabric of the universe stretches and compresses may open an entirely new understanding of nature. coming up next -- how explosions like this are improving airport security. and a scoop by a newspaper sets off an uproar. "cbs overnight news" will be right back. take one of those pillows and take a big smell. they smell really fresh what if we told you we washed these sheets 7 days ago. really? no way downy? downy fabric conditioner give us a week, and we'll change your bed forever. want more freshness? add new downy fresh protect.
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the tsa is lookingngor a more professional and effective force of airport screeners. kris van cleave is in glenco, georgia, tonight at the tsa's new training academy. >> reporter: seeing the power of even a small explosive made the threat real for nearly 200 soon-to-be airport screeners. >> two, one. >> reporter: they're goioi through a new training program here in georgia designed to address troubling security gaps within the transportation security administration. a damning report by homeland securities inspector general
failed to detect 6 of 70 suspicious items brought through airport check points. peter neffenger became the tsa administrator last july. >> what the inspector general reports show us you can never take your eye off the mission. >> reporter: shawn weeks-freeman is one of the academy instructors. she was a flight attendant on pan-am flight 330 standing where a bomb explode, where the 737 epared to land in honolulu. one was killed, more than a dozen injured. >> when i talk to my class, i tell them, you're not here by accident. and i wasn't saved at that moment by accident because that threat in 1982 is today's threat still. >> reporter: the academy marks the first time all transportation security officers will have standardized training. previously new hires were largely trained on the job at their home airport. the i.g., if they're going
one of their teams trying to bring things that should be flagged, will those thipgs be caught? >> i think we'll catch them today. >> reporter: all of them? >> i don't know. i sure hope we catch all of them. >> reporter: the students will work at this mock checkpoint. it's complete with all the equipment, scott, they're going to use in the field.
and we'll be right back. a small catholic university in maryland is in turmoil after a report that its president wanted to weed out struggling students quickly to improve the school's standing. some professors had been sent packing. here's chip reid. >> reporter: ed egan was a professor at mt. st. mary's
on a day like this? >> i'd be on campus. todai'd be teaching my class on the first amendment. >> reporter: but on monday he was fired in a letter a school official saiaihe is persona non grata and not welcome to visit the university's campus because he violated his duty of loyalty to the school. it all began last month when the student newspapar reported that the school president simon newman wanted professors to identify struggling students in the first few weeks of school so they could be encouraged to drop out. some faculty members resisted and the school paper reported that newman told them, this is hard for you because you think of the students as cuddly bunnies but you can't. you just have to drown the bunnies. put a glock to theirireads. many students and faculty were outraged. >> it's not just the words, but it's the plan that the words described. >> reporter: what's wrong with the plan? >> weeding o o students because we think they might not do well
look better. that's not mt. st. mary's. >> reporter: egan was the faculty adviser topthe school paper and says he's being punished for accurate but embarrassing reporting by the students. you did not tell them what to write? >> i did not. >> reporter: in any way? >> no. anybody on campus who knows the students, knows t tt nobody would manipulate these students. >> reporter: they can't be manipulated? >> they are independent, strong, bright people. >> reporter: a petition protesting the firing of egan and another professor has been signed by about 7500 professors across the country, and, scott, thuniversity declined our repeated r ruests for a a interview. instead, they issued a statement saying the two professors had violated the code of conduct. >> chip reid, thanks, chip. > in a moment, how a mother's
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our final story tonight is written on the face of a young child, whose joy mere words cannot describe. here's elaine quijano. >> elsa had magical powers and could create things out of snow and ice. >> reporter: 4-yeaeaold mattie zapata can't get enough of her bookings on tape. >> anna was delighted. >> reporter: because the voice is her mother, mandi balderas, locked in a prison four hours away. >> i told her how i missed her. >> even thou i'm not there physically, i know she's listening to my voice, spending time with me. >> repororr: each month while balderas and other selected inmates choose a story to record and then mail it home.
and it runs in six women's prisons across texas. >> it was a sunny afternoon at the end of may. >> this story begins within the walls of a castle. >> we weren't scared as long as we were together. >> reporter: 64% of incarcerated women nationwide lived with their children before prison. storybook tries to ease the pain of separation. >> if you put your hand in mine, you'll feel my love powers. love you. >> reporter: mattie was 18 months old when her mother went to prison for a dwi crash that killed the other driver, a crime of manslaughter that victimized her daughter, too. >> i cry for momom. >> howowome? >> because i miss her. >> if it wasn't for the books, she wouldn't be able to have the bond that we have now. i i ow that means someththg to her and i know it means something to me. >> reporter: but the fact is, you got behind the wheel of a car when you had alcohol in your
because of that. didn't you forfeit your right to do things like this when you made that decision? >> yes, i made a decision. but it's not about the decision anymore. it's about how we handle the circumstances. that's how i'm choosing to handle the circumstances, by helping my kids the best i can from where i'm at. >> hey, mattie, it'se, mommy. >> reporter: balderas has four years left of an eight-year sentence. when she finally re-unites with her family, she hopes her children won't mistake her voice for a stranger's. >> you are my sunshine, my only sunshine -- >eporter: elaine quijano, cbs news, columbus, texas. >> i love you always, mommy. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us later for the morning news and for "cbs this morning."
york city, i'm scott pelley. captioning funded by cbs it's f fday, february 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." campaign 2016 democrats take center stage in another debate, but the republicans snag a few headlines of their own and a few young fans. polar plunge. the lowest temperatures of the winter are heading to the northeast with forecasters warning the cold could kill. restaurant rampage. several people are hurt when a man wielding a machete goes on a violent spre. the ocean doesn't see male or female. >> and makakg waves at
change at one of surf's biggest competition. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. still smarting from a resound on is defeat in the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton is hoping to get her campaign back on track later this month in nevada and south carolina. last night in the final debate before those contests, clinton tried to stem the surge of bernie sanders's campaign by making a plea to an important block of voters. march marlie hall was at last night os campaign debate in milwaukee. >> reporter: sanders used last night's debate as an opportunity to try to boost his minority support.
seeing videos on television of unarmed people, often african-americans, shot by police officers. >> we have to restore policing that will actuauay protect the communities that police officers are sworn to protect. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders used their sixth debate to appeal to blacks and latinoss in the next states to vote. but the battlee for minority voters was also taking place off the debate stage. >> i believe bernie sanders is a -- >> reporter: on thursday, sanders launched an online video featuring the daughter of eric garner, the man who died after new york city police officers put him in a chche-hold. clinton meanwnwle, picked up the support of the black caucus. >> what i am looking for people who affect the urban community, communities of color are not going to be pigeon-holed and talked about only in states in south carolina, but be a part of the overall conversation.
featured a sharp exchange when clinton sought to align herself with president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we have heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans. >> madam secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: both candidates were asked about women voters but said their appeal goes beyond the gender divide. >> i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm t t most qualified, experienced, and ready person to be the president and the commander in chief. >> i think a sanders' victory would be of some historical accomplishment as well. >> reporter: one issue that didn't come up in last night's debate -- hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. a judge ordered that her remaining e-mails during her time as secretary of state be released by the end of the month, just before super tuesday. marlie hall, cbs news, milwaukee, wisconsin. on the republican side, candidates are preparing for
before next satu you can watch tomorrow night's republican debate right here on cbs. > the coldest air of the winter is making its way across much of the eastern united states this morning, potentially record low temperatures in the single digits are in store from virginia all the way to here, new york city. meteorologist steve baskerville of our chicago station wbbm is
>> east of the mississippi, the bitter air, in the week, while they are setting records for warm weather in places like california, but getting back to who is affected as the weekend frfr international fallsls to the twin cities, windchills certainly should be advised of being very, very cold, from buffalo to albany, upstate new york, windchills could be anywhere from 20 to 35 below. so it's definitely the top half of the country up in the northern states affected. but from california through arizona, parts of texas, parts of the d dp south, almost like spring. single-digit temperatures up in the dakotas. even colder than normal weather around places like charlotte. m steve baskerville, cbs news. pope francis left rome this morning to begin a five-day visit to mexico. en route, he'll stop in cubato hold t`e first-ever meeting
of the russian orthodox church. >> reporter: pope francis boarded his plane in rome this morning for his big trip to mexico where he'll tackle hot button issues, including immigration. the streets of mexico cy are bustling for last-minute preparations for thehe pope's visit. stores are already selling pope francis memorabilia. mexico has the world's second largest catholic population behind brazil. he will celebrate mass on the country's southern and northern borders. workers are already putting the finishing touches on the altar for an outdoor mass in a city that borders billion pass owe, texas. melissa lopez runs a catholic charity that helps migrants are services in el paso. >> the fact he is coming here i think says a lot about him as a human being and about the direction he is wanting to push the catholic church in.
altar is just across the border and his mass will be available right here from el passo, texas. >> any time you have this many people into the region you have to have that larger presence and that really the main focuses to ensure that everybody is save. >> reporter: more than 500,000 people are expected in juares next week. a suspect walked into a restaurant last night and started attacking people. witnesses say he went from table-to-table with no warning. >> there were tables and chairs overturned. there was a man on the floor bleeding. there were -- there was blood on the floor. it was awful. it was just carnage. >he suspect left the restaurant but was overtaken by police rather quickly.
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of the greatest achievements of the past 50 years and it proves einstein was right. he predicted the universe is like a fabric woven from three-dimensions, plus time. the gravity wave was set off by the collision of two black holes sending a ripple through the fabric. the discovery may open the new way of discovering the cosmos. a four-month old gas leak is plugged and a university of missouri professor breaks her silence. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. >"the kansas city star" says university of missouri professor melissa click is speaking out during a campus protest. click was charged with assault in last fall's incident but reached a deal to avoid prosecution. >> i'm sorry for what i did. i wish i could take it back. i wish i could go back and try again, but i idid happen and, you know, i do take
>> on wednesday, a statehouse committee voted to freeze the universisi's funding because of hehecontinued employment. the cleveland "plain dealer" reports the estate of tamir rice won't ve to pay for his ambulance ride. police shot him after responding to a 911 call about someone waving and pointing a gun. it turned out to be a toy. cleveland's mayor apologized to the rice family for the filing of the medical claim. "the boston globe" reports bill cosby's wife will be deposed in a lawsuit by seven women against her husband. camille cosby would not have to reveal any private marital conversations she had with her husband. the women claim bill cosby defamed them by branding them liars after revealing accusations of decades old alleged sexual assault. the "los angeles times" reports a natural gas leak that forced thousands from their homes is now plugged. the gas began billowing from a
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ladies and gentlemen, as you know, this sunday is valentine's day. if you're single, i'm sorry. that's a pain. if you're in a long-term relationship, i'm sorry, that's a pain! and if you're with someone you started dating two weeks ago, i'm really sorry. that is the worst of all three. on the cbs "moneywatch" uber agrees to a massqve settlement and a notorious ex- pharmaceutical executive makes an offer to, of all people, kanye west. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more.
europe's banks sent stocks in aia lower. japan's nikkei fell 5% to a five-month low and hang sang's lost 1%. worry about interest rates and global weakness sent wall street going lower. the dow closed down 254 points. the s&p lost 22 points. the nasdaq fell 16. donald trump settled his lawsuit against univision. last summer, they decided not to broadcast miss universe and miss america beauty pageants. at the time, trump owned the pageants. univision defended many remarks he had about mexicans. uber agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits concerning safety and fees. the lawsuit was about fees it charges passengers. about 25 million passengers participated in the settlement. a judge still needs to approve
the once prominent social media myspace is owned by time inc. now. back in 2008, myspace had about 76 million visitors, but started to lose ground to facebook and others. today, its focus is on entertainment. martin shkreli, the out of work pharmaceutical executive known for jacking up drug prices, he has offered to buy kanye west's new album for $10 million. under shkreli's terms, west would release the album "the life of pablo" only to shkreli. he paid five times that for another album. so far, no comment from kanye west. >> what do they call him? pharmo bro? i'm sure all of the negotiations will take place via twitter between the two. >> and all will be watchg. >> we are suckers! jill wagagr at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. it was an emotional day for the oklahoma city thunder. the wife of assistant coach monte wiiams died suddenly on wednesday after a car crash. speaking with the media thursday, okc star kevin durant couldndn hold back the tearsrs >> file for monte, man. >> ingrid williams was 44 years
the team set up a memorial at last night's game for fanp to pay theirespects. the oaklkld raiders will remain in the bay area, at least for now. team owner mark davis announced a one-year lease to keep the team at the coliseum for the 2016 nfl season. the raiders were eyed as a franchise that could have moved to los angeles, along with the rams, who announced their relocation to l.a. last month. as a big wave surf competition in california's half moon bay starts this morning, there is a debate over the surfers who enter. women have never competed in the annual mavericks competition in the event's 17-year history. for one surfer, she says it's time for a change. >> women have a place in life just like men have a place in life, because the ocean doesn't see male or female. the wave is the wave. >> the women won't be in the lineup any time soon. there is talk of a women's big wave contest next year to coincide with the men's. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
a project in texas tries to keep families together as the criminal justice system keeps them apart. elaine quijano reports. >> elsa had magical powers and could create things out of snow and ice. >> reporter: 4-year-old matie can't get enough of her books on tape. >> anna was delighted. >> reporter: because the voice is her mother, mandy balderas, locked in a prison four hours away. >> i told her how i missed her. even though i'm not there physically, i know she is sitting there listening to my voice and spending that time with me. >> reporter: each month, balderas and other selected inmates choose a story to record and then mail it home. it's called story book project
acrossexas. >> it was a sunday afternoon at the end of may. >> this story began in a castle. >> we weren't scared, as long as we were together. >> reporter: 64% of incarcerated women nationwide lived with their children before prison. story book tries tease the pain of separation. >> p p your hand in mine, , u'll feel my love power. i love you! >> reporter: matie was 18 months old when her mother went to prison for a dwi crash that killed the other driver. a crime of manslaughter thth victimized her daughter too. >> i was crying for mommy. >> reporter: how come? >> because i miss her. >> if it wasn't for the book, she wowodn't be able to havevehe that that means something to her and i know it means something to me. >> reporter: but the fact is you got behind the wheel of a car when you had alcohol in your systst, and a person is dede because of that. didn't you forfeit your right to
made that decision? >> yes, i made a decision, but it's not about the decision any more, it's about how we handle the circumstances and that is how i'm choosing to handle the circumstances by helping my kid i'at. hey, mamae, it's me, mommy. >> reporter: balderas has four years left of an eight-year sentence. when she finally reunites with her family, she hopes her children won't mistakeer voice for a stranger. >> you are my sunshine. my only sunshine. >> reporter: elaine quijano, cbs news, columbus, texas. >> i love you always. mommy. coming up after your local news o"cbs this morning," we will preview thisiseekend's presidential debate e d talk to republican party chairman reince priebus. plus the price of love. how those valentine's day expenses can really add up. and coununy music star and
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