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the south freeways but no major problems. good morning. is time running out? an alarming new report this morning that israel could be planning to attack iran over its growing nuclear program, and it could happen in a matter of months. we are live in tel aviv. monster blizzard, a major winter storm bearing down on colorado, kansas and nebraska. this morning, schools are closed, hundreds of flights are cancelled and some areas are bracing for up to two feet of snow. and countdown to super bowl xlvi, two titans of the gridiron the new york giants and the new england patriots, ready to face off in a much anticipated rematch. it could be the most watched event in history. will the game live up to expectations?
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will madonna deliver at halftime? and which ads will be worth the money? we're getting the party started in indianapolis today, friday, february 3rd, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television welcome to a special edition of "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer inside studio 1a. ann curry live in indianapolis, indiana. >> the crowd is gathered. welcome to a special edition of "today." i'm matt lauer. ann is in indianapolis, a town with a serious case of super bowl fever. good morning. >> and how, matt. i thought i'd come to see what all the fuss is about. indianapolis is known locally as nap town because it was a sleepy little city, but as you can see it's wide awake this morning.
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we are just surrounded with hoosier hospitality. we are in pan am plaza named for the 1987 pan am games. this week it is super bowl village, a fun zone for fans near the stadium as the city gears up for the big game. coming up, we'll hear from madonna, as you mentioned, on her halftime show and also show you her little salsa at her news conference on thursday. we're also going to have -- there you go -- some first looks at the super bowl ads that are so highly anticipated. if that wasn't enough, we actually have a live concert coming up from here. gym class heroes and maroon 5's adam levine will be performing. and you can hear that the crowd likes the idea but of course, maybe the real star from here is mr. al roker. that's right. he's joining us also this morning. [ cheers and applause ] >> big cheer for him. matt, you have a lot coming up from new york.
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>> i do, ann. thanks very much. we'll have new developments to the story we have been covering of more than a dozen girls at a school with tourette's symptoms. now a 36-year-old woman is suffering tics as well and she wants to know if it could all be related to a train derailment in that town four decades ago. we begin with escalating tensions over iran's nuclear program. according to u.s. officials, defense secretary leon panetta believes there is a strong possibility israel will attack iran in the coming months. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in tel aviv. good morning, richard. >> reporter: good morning, matt. u.s. military officials are expressing very similar concerns to us. they say that the possibility of an israeli strike on iran's nuclear program is about 50/50. some people say it's more like 70% likely and that the window of opportunity for israel to
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strike is anywhere from now to this summer. u.s. officials don't think that they will get advanced notice. they say israel will likely carry this out if it takes place with long-range bombers and rockets, but there is still an intense debate within this country, whether just a short bombing campaign -- perhaps three or four days -- would have a real impact on the program. >> richard, one of the criteria the israelis had apparently imposed on themselves was could they create damage to the iranian nuclear program and then could they, israel, withstand the inevitable counterattack? how are they preparing for the likelihood there? >> reporter: they are worried about this. just a few minutes ago i came from an israeli home. i was interviewing people who are dusting off their bomb shelter. they were making sure they have the gas masks at the ready. they are not imminently concerned that something could happen, but with all of the reports -- and there are reports from israeli officials also saying israel can't wait
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forever, that the military option might be necessary. so israelis are taking precautions already from now. there is a debate on how much impact it would have. some israelis say a strike on these hardened sites in iran which iran says are strictly for peaceful purposes could only set the program back a year or two and that it simply isn't worth it. that it's better to have a sabotage campaign and keep on economic pressure. >> richard, before i let you go, there's word also coming out of egypt this morning that two american tourists have been kidnapped there on a trip to sharm el-sheikh. what do you know about that? >> we have spoken to the local police chief. what happened is they were traveling, five americans in a car between st. catherine's and sharm el-sheikh, two of the most important tourist destinations in the sinai. they were apparently kidnapped by local tribes, bedouins. three of the americans were released and a tribal leader is now saying that the other two
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are being held by one of the biggest tribes in the sinai, and it appears some negotiations are already under way. so it doesn't appear to be an al qaeda-style kidnapping but more of a tribal grievance that these americans got caught up in. >> richard, thank you very much. it's six minutes after the hour. here's ann. >> all right, matt. thanks. here at home a reminder that winter is far from over. a major blizzard is bearing down from colorado to nebraska. the weather channel's mike seidel is in englewood, colorado, with more. mike, good morning. sounds like a huge storm. >> reporter: it is. already, ann, in boulder, colorado, northwest of denver, they've had two feet of snow earlier this morning. snowing more than 2 to 2 1/2 inches an hour. on i-25, photographic traffic i slowly, 30 to 35 miles an hour. the interstates and ramps are snow covered. i think a lot of folks have
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decided to make it a three-day weekends because of the forecast. denver public schools threw in the towel at dinnertime last night. and the other school districts followed. out at denver international airport, it's slow going, delays in and out at least two hours. but a lot of flight cancellations right now running over 450 flights out of 1700. that's a big chunk of flights out of dia. some airlines have canceled other flights until later on this afternoon. now, this snow will continue through today, tonight into tomorrow morning. it will head east along i-80 into des moines and omaha. and ann, if we get more than 14.1 inches of snow out of this storm, it will be the biggest storm on record during the month of february in denver. their biggest snows here typically fall late october, november and also in march and april. it's adding up inch by inch. ann, back to you. >> that's too seidel, try to s warm. al's been tracking the storm here in indianapolis. al, one of our colleagues told us it was 52 and sunny yesterday
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in denver. what flipped this switch? >> well, i'll tell you, it's a big, big, vigorous storm. in fact, we've got behind the storm the snow, ahead of it, thunderstorms and tornadoes to talk about. as you can see, this is you see the tornado watch texas into oklahoma. we have tornado warnings in southern texas and parts of louisiana. let's zoom in and show the snow. you can see it's getting itself together. this is a vigorous storm going on for the next 48 hours as it pulls out of colorado and heads the central plains. it will be bringing behind it snow, blowing winds, winds of over 30 miles per hour. ahead of it, a lot of heavy rain, thunderstorms, possibility of tornadoes, damaging winds. and we're talking about damaging hail as well. snowfall amounts, anywhere from a half a foot to a foot and a half of snow. rainfall from parts of louisiana, mississippi, up into kansas. we're talking two to four inches of rain. and some of that could be heavy at times, causing some flooding. that's what's going on now.
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let's go back to ann. >> all right, al, thank you so much. we'll get to your forecast in just a moment. right now let's go back to matt in new york. >> ann, thank you. now to the presidential race and a new apology from gop front-runner mitt romney following his controversial remark about the poor. this as he enjoys a new endorsement from donald trump. nbc's peerl's ater alexander is reno. >> reporter: the bill be of this endorsement played out like a scene from trump's reality show. there they were standing side by side, the billionaire and multimillionaire, exchanging compliments. trump said he was ultimately swayed to support romney because of his strong performance in recent debates. but it's romney's own words that have got him into trouble lately. and last night he tried to backpedal from his latest verbal fumble. >> reporter: mitt romney admits he messed up. >> i'm not concerned about the very poor.
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>> reporter: thursday night in an interview with nevada's face to face, romney gave this explanation. >> you know when you do i don't know how many thousands of interviews, now and then you may get it wrong, and i misspoke. hi, guys! >> reporter: looking forward to tomorrow's caucuses in nevada, romney urged supporters to help him regain his momentum. >> it would be helpful if nevada would do the same thing florida did and give me a real boost. >> reporter: looking to boost his credentials with the conservative base, earlier romney accepted the endorsement of tea party favorite donald trump. >> it's my honor, real honor, and privilege to endorse mitt romney. >> reporter: the event was short, lasting barely seven minutes, but sweet for romney. >> there are some things that you just can't imagine happening in your life. this is one of them. >> mitt is tough. he's smart. he's sharp. he's not going to allow bad things to continue to happen to this country that we all love. >> reporter: there was plenty of vegas-style hype surrounding the high-stakes endorsement. several media outlets initially
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reported based on sources in newt gingrich's campaign that trump would back the former house speaker. >> i'm just watching in amazement. >> reporter: why is it amazing? >> because some people have this knack of gathering attention. >> reporter: talking about donald trump, perhaps? >> the donald is a force of his own. >> reporter: would you like to have that force on your side? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: trump who flirted with his own presidential run seemed unimpressed with romney last spring when he spoke to savannah on "today." >> he has not resonated, and that's why he didn't win last time. >> but you were saying you think you were a superior candidate based on the fact that you are richer than he is. >> not so much a candidate. the question was, how does he compare? i'm much richer than he is. that doesn't make me better necessarily at all. >> reporter: the endorsement of a billionaire businessman with this as his signature line -- >> you're fired. >> reporter: gave democrats new fodder to attack romney. >> they both like firing people, and they've both made millions
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doing it. >> reporter: mitt romney is trying to get back on track here in nevada ahead of tomorrow's caucuses. this is a state where polls show him with a 20 percentage point lead, matt, at this point. it's also a state that he won four years ago. >> peter ail zander in reno for us this morning, peter, thank you very much. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." chuck todd is nbc's political director. guys, good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> david, the tourist slogan for vegas is what happens in vegas stays in vegas. does this story stay in vegas? it is a one-day event? or does the endorsement of trump have real meaning for romney? >> well, "think talking to romney advisers, their feeling was we'd rather have people with us than against us. and trump, as you may know, gets a little bit of attention. so whether he does it now, whether he's talking about a candidate down the line, i think they'd rather that be for their side. they also think he's got a little tea party appeal, and they can help him -- that he can help them fund raise. so i don't think you're going to see mitt romney bringing him around to battleground states as
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we move into the fall. but i think right now he gives them a little bump. >> what about the timing of this? much has been made over the fact that this happened. he stands next to a billionaire the day after he made this gaffe concerning the very poor. couldn't the romney campaign have called donn eed donald tru said look, we appreciate the endorsement. could we hold this off and do this a few weeks down the road? >> you would think. you had mitt romney saying i've been successful, but donald not quite as successful as you. i don't think that really helps with the down with the people tour over the next few weeks. but he's got to kind of work through this. they're looking at the longer game which is getting help among fund-raising. can he help them with tea party credentials which is what they need here. >> chuck, rick santorum gave a radio interview and said whatever trump does it's not for anyone else except for trump so be careful what you wish for. would you expect romney to now take this endorsement and yet carefully, subtly but immediately begin to distance himself from donald trump?
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>> i do. in fact, the way this went down, the fact that there was really only one state that you would even be semicomfortable doing this in, and it was las vegas. you almost can sort of get away with it because it's vegas and having a showman on your side there is less weird than if you did it in ohio, frankly, or florida or someplace a little more meaningful. i will be shocked if we see mitt romney and donald trump standing together in september and october, assuming mitt romney's the nominee. >> looking at the polling coming out of nevada where the caucuses are about to be held, romney with a 20-point lead. do you see anything in the numbers or on the calendar, quite frankly, that would spell good news for gingrich right now? >> not at all. particularly in nevada, it's going to be hard. this is a place -- there's a large mormon population. romney did extremely well here before. ron paul's been well organized here. and frankly, the state's republican party is still getting used to the idea of caucusing. i think turnout's going to be a
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question mark. nobody's quite sure what the hours are of the polling places. there's already some issues there. you have some observant high, big-time jewish activists inside the republican party. you don't want to vote during the daytime tomorrow. the big donor of newt gingrich. i think that you're not going to see a big turnout. i'll be curious to see what happens on tuesday. there's some caucuses where rick santorum could do well. and that will be interesting to see if conservatives are rallying around him in other states. >> david, back to you. this news out of washington and the defense department that u.s. officials fear israel might attack iran's nuclear facilities sooner rather than later. what's the u.s. place and the obama administration? >> backing up our ally, israel, depending on the nature of the strike. it's going to be destabilizing for the region, if not lethal for parts of israel should something like this happen and what the reverberations are both in terms of nuclear
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proliferation but because of u.n. interest and u.s. troops in afghanistan, moving out of iraq, obviously, and almost completely out of iraq. but i think those reverberations are something the administration's going to have to keep a careful eye on. >> david and chuck, thank you very much. a programming note, newt gingrich will be one of david's guest on a special super bowl sunday edition of "meet the press." now let's head over to the news desk with natalie and the headlines. >> good morning, everyone. the head of the susan g. komen for the cure foundation is defending her decision to cut funding to planned parenthood even as several top komen officials are resigning in protest. this as criticism mounts against the cancer charity and supporters are rallying around the reproductive health organization. the latest supporter is new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is pledging to donate $250,000 to planned parenthood out of his own pocket to make up for the funding lost in the cut. bloomberg said, quote, politics
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have no place in health care. good news on the economy. the january jobs report is out, and it shows that the nation's unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3%. that is the lowest it has been in three years. january marks the fifth consecutive month that the unemployment rate has dropped as employers added 243,000 jobs. scientists are celebrating the discovery of a planet that may be the best candidate yet for supporting life. the rocky planet is a so-called super-earth. it's nearly five times the size of our planet and is the right distance from its sun to sustain liquid water. scientists say it would have a reddish atmosphere that feels like a permanent dusk. and as you know, you don't need me to tell you, but super bowl fever is here. but you're never going to guess who has a case of stage fright, that's right, madonna does. she held a press conference in indianapolis ahead of the big game where she's set to perform the halftime show. while she showed off her salsa moves in honor of the giants'
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victor cruz, she said she has never been more nervous about a show in her 25 years of performing. she's got that salsa down, though. much more coming up on the big game and the halftime show which, of course, did you know it airs right here on nbc this sunday. it is 7:18 right now. back over to matt. everybody's going to be doing the salsa on monday. >> he's started something, hasn't he. thank you very much. let's go back to indy. al has the rest of his forecast. al? >> hey, matt, we've got a huge crowd here. a lady even brought brownies. thank you. that's awfully nice. we'll be sharing these with the crowd. let's show you what's going on around the rest of the country. we told you about that big storm in the rockies and down south. we've also got a gorgeous day up and down the eastern seaboard. air stagnation advisories in the pacific northwest. beautiful day in los angeles. sunny and 70 degrees. the heavy snow continues in denver. showers making their way up into the mid-mississippi valley. gorgeous in the southeast. perfect in miami, sunshine and 81. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happen
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>> good morning to you. much nicer here than in indianapolis. we are going to see plenty of 70s today and the mid to upper 60s in most inland cities. 68 degrees in san jose. about 66 for livermore. and even san francisco hitting the mid-60s as we head throughout the afternoon hours. starting out nice and clear this weekend. the warm-up continues, 70 super bowl sunday. we're going to see a nice rainy pattern next week. ann, would you like some brownies? >> bring it on, al! thank you so much. the super bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year. ever since 9/11 that's posed specific and complex challenges. nbc's tom costello got exclusive access to the men and women who are securing this year's event. he joins us live from lucas oil stadium. tom, good morning. >> reporter: ann, good morning. cameras are everywhere.
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while the al qaeda threat may be diminishing security experts believe the super bowl remains a tempting target for any potential terrorist. that's why this is a level 1 security event. 48 hours until game day and downtown indy is getting crowded. by sunday, 300,000 people will be here, 72,000 inside the stadium. the man in charge of keeping them safe inside and out, indianapolis chief gary coons. >> this is probably the most secure place except for the white house on super bowl sunday. >> reporter: every delivery truck is scanned for explosives and tsa teams are checking tour buses. in the skies home land security choppers will enforce a no fly zone keeping all aircraft away from downtown.
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>> the no fly scone goes into effect two hours before game time with two choppers and two aircraft enforcing a 30-mile perimeter. >> our intention is to try to vector them outside of the temporary flight restricted zone before they make contact with the zone. >> reporter: the high resolution cameras already beam realtime video to the super bowl command center staffed by local, state and federal authorities. also on the ground -- >> november 6. >> reporter: -- mobile detection teams sniffing for unusual radiation sources. we caught up with a team at andrews air force base as they practiced hunting for potential dirty bombs or radiation material. in the stadium on game day, hundreds of officers will mingle with the crowd wearing backpack and pager-sized radiation detectors. >> this is our trip wire. this tells us there is a problem out there. >> reporter: another trip wire, from vendors to parking lot attendants, 8,000 workers have been trained to spot suspicious behaviors. the message to fans, if you see something, say something. we caught up with janet napalitano on the field.
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>> we have no specific threat at this time against the super bowl. what we are securing against and protecting for is a speculative threat that could occur and that we don't want to occur. >> reporter: the city, of course, is used to big crowds. it has an nfl team, an nba team and hosts the indy 500 every year. chief coons says they know how to move quickly people through crowds, get them out of areas quickly and they can evacuate all 72,000 people out of the stadium in under one hour. back to you. >> remarkable. thank you for that reporting, tom costello. coming up, much more from indianapolis including a first look at more of the big super bowl ads. also, what madonna says about her halftime show. and al goes zip lining! but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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coming up, a new case tied to the outbreak of tourette's-like symptoms in one town. this time a 36-year-old woman. we'll hear from her. >> and much more from indianapolis. a live concert from gym class heroes and adam levine after your local news. what's this? [ male announcer ] quaker oatmeal squares have 46 grams of whole grains... mmmm. ...and a touch of sweetness. you'll be delighted to discover how good they taste. get your free sample of quaker oatmeal squares on facebook.
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but not your wrinkles? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. its retinol formula visibly reduces wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. >> good friday morning. 7:26 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. two people are injured this morning after an accident on the bay bridge. it happened around 4:00 this morning. a car hit a disabled suv just past the toll plaza in the westbound lane. that suv as you see here ended up on its side. >> i came up on this car but there were no other vehicles stopped or anything, so i was obviously the first on the scene so i called 911 right away and came over and the lady was in the driver's seat strapped in there, and a big knot on her head but she was conscious and okay. so i called 911 and told them what happened and they came out
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pretty quick. >> the chp closed three lanes on the bridge following the crash. it reopened before 5:00 a.m. both of the people injured were able to walk but were taken to hospitals. i want to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you. you made it to friday, grab a jacket, something you can peel off by noon. in the 30s, 40s and low 50s this morning. take a look at where we're headed. 70 in los gatos today. mid-60s for the east bay and south bay. and of course tomorrow our giants are back at at&t park, 58 to 63 degrees for fan fest. breezy conditions, bring your jacket out there as we welcome our boys back home. 69 for saturday, up to 70 degrees on sunday. comfortable for the super bowl kickoff. monday, tuesday and wednesday things start to change. rain on the way. heaviest of the rain in the forecast for tuesday, but we'll see showers wednesday and thursday as well. a check of your drive with mike. >> the south bay still struggling for highway 101. we had a series of two
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accidents, two separate accidents around great america parkway. that caused the slowing. those are off to the shoulder now, look at 101 dragging from about 680, the approach from tully. slowing for northbound 87 as you approach and some folks to 280 shows slowing at the interchange as well. 880, look at this through oakland no. problems. this is what we call friday light. the metering lights are on heading to the city. >> thank you, mike. for the latest check out nbc bay area on facebook. i'll have another local update in a half hour.
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all righty. here we are above indianapolis. let's do this! whoo! yeah! woo! yeah, baby! whoa! woo hoo! yes! hey, hey! that's the only way to fly! fantastic. indy never looked better. oh. whoo!
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good times. that, my friends is how you get to see indianapolis for super bowl xlvi. good times. >> our very own superhero, al roker, ziplining over downtown indianapolis. it was a zipline ride taking about 30 seconds. one of the hottest attractions of the week here at pan am plaza here celebrating super bowl xlvi. feet firmly on the ground, i'm ann curry. al, how are you? >> i'm doing great. they are un-tethering me. you have got to try this. they have sold out for the day already. people have been camping out starting at midnight for a chance to zipline over downtown. >> you showed us how it's done. thanks for doing that. matt is holding down the fort in studio 1a. that was fun to watch. >> it was. he's a zipline expert. kind of a veteran at that now. >> we all did it in vancouver.
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as you know, we are really here for the giants/patriots rematch. the rematch of super bowl xlii. in that game the giants won by pressuring tom brady all day, sacking him five times. i think to stand a chance this time the patriots' o line needs to keep the pocket clean on sunday. do you think i know what i'm talking about there? >> who are you and how did you steal ann curry's body? no, you're not the biggest football fan i have ever met. that was good, especially coming right off the page there. >> exactly. i read it. as you well know, everything i know about football could barely fill a paragraph. my husband is rooting for the giants and my son for the patriots. so to stay married and keep my son happy, i'm not going to say who i'm rooting for. it will be an interesting night at my house. i will do a lot of snack-making, i think. keeping an eye on the commercials, because a lot of us are watching the commercials. i myself will be watching the super bowl -- i'm not ashamed to
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admit -- for the commercials. coming up, more exclusive sneak peeks at the ads and a preview of madonna's much talked about halftime show. how she's feeling with two days to go. we'll hear from her and a lot more, matt. >> ann and al will be live from indianapolis. on sunday i'll be at the white house on a special edition of "today" for an exclusive sit-down with president obama. we'll talk about the game, the election year battle he's facing and other topics. we'll have much more with the president monday morning on "today." we begin this half hour with new developments in the four-month-old disappearance of a missouri baby. the girl's parents are breaking silence saying they're hopeful their daughter is still alive. good morning to you, lilya. >> reporter: good morning. baby lisa disappeared four
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months ago from her home in a case that gripped the nation and turned this kansas city neighborhood upside down. her parents are speaking out. four months later and there are still no answers in the baffling case of baby lisa. after keeping a low profile, deborah bradley and jeremy irwin have broken their silence. >> it is not a joke, it is not a circus, it is not a game. this is my baby. >> reporter: talking about life without their daughter. >> it's really, really hard because every day i wake up and i think about her. when i go to sleep i think about her. it's almost everything i can do to stay sane. >> reporter: in an emotional interview with dr. phil the couple answered tough questions about the disappearance of their 10-month-old infant who they say vanished from her crib in the night. >> they absolutely insist they do not know what happened with this baby. >> reporter: deborah admitted she had several drinks the night lisa was reported missing and
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doesn't remember when she last checked on her. that night, jeremy was working his first overnight shift as an electrician when he returned home around 4:00 a.m., lisa was gone. >> the father says his 10-month-old daughter was missing and he's not sure how long she's been gone. >> reporter: police launched a search of the area, seemingly leaving no stone unturned. questions have been raised about discrepancies in deborah and jeremy's account of the night. >> you reported the lights were turned off and you went to bed. jeremy came home at 4:00 a.m. and the lights were on. obviously whoever took the baby wouldn't turn lights on. were you wrong about that? >> when he came in the bedroom and said, all the lights are on in the house it was an exaggeration. >> reporter: kansas city police continue to investigate the disappearance but say the couple has not fully cooperated, telling nbc news deborah bradley and jeremy irwin have still not sat down to talk with detectives separately as we need.
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it's an important step for the case to move forward and we're hopeful they will do that. the parents are hopeful some day baby lisa will come home to the family. >> my boys talk about her all the time. they ask about her. i keep telling them, we're never going to stop looking. we're going to find her. >> reporter: police have not named a suspect. they say although the quantity and quality of tips has decreased they are actively investigating. >> lilia luciano, thank you very much. there are new developments in the strange illness at a high school in upstate new york. this morning, the mystery appears to be growing. amy robach has the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as we have been reporting, more than a dozen girls at leroy high school say they have an illness with severe tics and outbursts.
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now a 36-year-old woman says she has the same symptoms. licensed nurse practitioner marge fitzsimmons is from leroy, new york. >> it started with sudden head jerks and started the middle of october. >> reporter: she's the latest, most notably the oldest person to step forward with severe tics. >> today is a good day. >> reporter: this is a good day? >> this is an excellent day. >> reporter: what's a bad day like? >> a bad day is the days that i can no longer control the vocal tics. >> reporter: marge's symptoms are similar to those suffered by a growing number of teenage girls who attend leroy high school. >> i used to cheer every day. of i would go to art class. i used to go to two art classes every day. now i'm not in school.
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>> i feel like people look at me and judge me. >> reporter: doctors have come to the conclusion that a psychiatric condition known as conversion disorder is to blame. >> this is a sub conscious effect that occurs in patients who may be prone to anxiety or mood disorders but this is definitely real symptoms. >> reporter: many of the girls' participates won't accept the diagnosis. neither will a team of environmentalists headed up by erin brockovich made famous by julia roberts's oscar-winning performance. many are taking soil and other samples from around the soil. they want to know if the problem could be related to a train derailment more than 40 years ago. the accident involved a large chemical spill including cyanide. >> i think what will stop the hysteria is if we can work together to come to an answer. >> reporter: erin's team has come down. these outside environmentalists testing the soil, testing the
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scene of this train derailment from 41 years ago. what are your thoughts on that? it's hard to talk. i know. i'm sorry. >> at least somebody is trying to get answers. and it's unfortunate that it did take so long. at least somebody's doing something about it now. >> reporter: the environmental protection agency has also arrived this week at the site of the derailment in response to the outcry from parents. however, the epa insists the train derailment site is not related to the high school students. for marge who played as a girl near the site of the derailment, answers can't come soon enough. >> this is really scary. it's like somebody came in and took home away. >> reporter: brockovich's team say they will share the results with epa investigators. and for the leroy school district, they've done extensive
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reviews and say they've ruled out environmental causes. they say the school is safe and the new york state health department has reached that same conclusion, matt. >> amy robach, thank you very much. w a check of the weather in indianapolis from al roker. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by jared, the galleria of jewelry with five times the selection of ordinary jewelry stores. >> we had a blast. in case you missed it, one of the big attractions at super bowl village is an 800-foot-long zip line we got to do just a few minutes ago. i've got to tell you, it literally zips along. takes about 30 seconds to do 800 feet. it's a great way to see -- i don't remember it really. but i had a great time. this is a testament to our technical staff. they have this little hero camera so we could be live. i don't know how they do this stuff. i don't know how they do this stuff. i do know how to do the weather
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a little bit. let's show you what's going on as far as our weather is concerned. the temperatures continue very unwinter-like. duluth, minnesota, 15 degrees above normal. milwaukee, 11 drees above normal. 20 degrees warmer than usually in st. louis. it will be 60 degrees in st. louis today. 69 in oklahoma city. 78 in shreveport. 70s and 80s throughout the gulf coast into florida. we have 50s and 40s in the pacific northwest. 20s and 30s in new england. we are again looking for a big snowstorm anywhere from six inches to a foot and a half, maybe two feet of snow in the rockies and the front range. >> happy friday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. live in the nbc bay area weather center where we are monitoring a gorgeous sun rise but very cold conditions this morning. temperatures are close to the freezing mark. yeah, pretty much everywhere, temperatures are cold. east bay, south bay in particular your inland valleys.
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by 1:00 p.m. we'll hit 63 in sa1 jose. 59 degrees in livermore, at 53 degrees in san francisco. making your way home with a low 50. 70s on the way for super bowl sunday. d that's your latest weather. ann? >> all right. thanks a lot, al. coming up next, we're going to take another look at the new super bowl ads. some of them are a lot of fun. it's coming up right after this. s - hey, he went to jared. - that's a peerless diamond, the ideal ideal cut diamond. what? - if you want to create your own one-of-a kind ring, get to jared this thursday through sunday, because you can receive get set in diamonds rewards-- up to $1,000 toward a beautiful diamond setting when you buy your diamond at jared. choose from thousands of diamonds and hundreds of settings. get up to a $1,000 reward this thursday through sunday at jared the galleria of jewelry. chase scene, netflix
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of the association of independent commercial producers. thanks for making the trip down here with us. >> happy to be here. >> it's such a party, right? there is a lot of pressure on pepsi. it has two ads in the top ten from last year. there is a lot of buzz this year. it features elton john. let's take a look. >> it's getting hot in here. so take off all your clothes. >> enough! no pepsi for you. [ screaming ] [ laughter ] >> and what do you do? >> i sing. >> ha! ♪ all i'm asking ♪ is for a little respect respect ♪ ♪ find out what it means to me
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[ glass shatters ] >> all right. pepsi for you. >> no. pepsi for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, boy! >> that's pretty funny. a lot of star power. that must have cost a pretty penny. will it pay dividends to have all the stars in it? >> when you can take a star out of their element, have fun with them and execute it well, it pays off. for pepsi, with their partnership with "the x factor" bringing in the winner from last year on a marketing level brings it together and ties the brands together in a bitter way than a one-off. >> we have another one that seems like a mini movie. another 60 seconds by acura. 8 million views for a prerelease video. here is the full ad for the
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first time. >> i want it. i would love to have the first one. >> i'm sorry, mr. seinfeld. you're number two. >> who's number one? >> that guy. >> okay. >> so you're number one. >> yeah. >> how would you like to be number 20? >> i'll throw in the soup nazi. >> soup for you. >> last living munch kin. >> i thought he passed away. >> i found another one. >> dirty limericks? >> oh! >> bad idea. >> how about a new boat? >> no. >> final offer. access to my personal manhattan zipline. >> wow. impressive. you've got the first acura nsx. >> how about a jet pack flying squirrel suit? >> sorry, jerry. >> leno. >> announcer: the acura nsx. it's coming. >> leno.
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>> all right. can we talk about something else? >> jerry seinfeld and jay leno. how do you go wrong with that? >> not bad. what you mentioned about being online and going viral, it's so important. that's the goal. not just the broadcast. it's all about the engagement. audience playing with it beforehand, afterwards. almost half of the spots were released before the game just to get excitement going and see whether the viral experience can bring the value. >> a lot of car ads. some two dozen in the super bowl including this one for toyota. >> after reinventing the camry we decided to keep reinventing. the reinvented couch. also comes in male. this is the reinvented baby. it doesn't poop. it's also a time machine. the reinvented dmv.
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it's a little extra. >> next! >> this is reinvented rain. it makes you skinny. you're welcome. >> that's fun. thank you so much. i could watch that david beckham ad again. that's one women will be watching. there will be something for everyone. >> there is. we saw humor there. all sorts of styles to gain the attention to have breakouts in the game. we saw teleflora and mr. beckham. they are pulling out all the steps here to engage the audience. >> matt miller, thank you for joining us in indianapolis. much more coming up including madonna talking about why she's excited to perform in the halftime show. we hear she's already dancing. also, we'll talk to great people including adam levine after these messages. [ male announcer ] at p.f. chang's
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>> good morning to you. 7:56 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. san francisco's sheriff ross mirkarimi will continue his fight today to see his son. a hearing is set today for a request with mirkarimi hoping to modify that stay away order. a judge ordered mirkarimi to have no contact with his wife or child while his case on domestic abuse proceeds. the trial is set for the end of the month. his attorney will ask the judge to allow the sheriff to have supervised visits with his son. good morning. >> it's chilly out there. grab a jacket but we'll see sunshine later on this afternoon and highs in the 70s in some cities. about 71 in gilroy, 66 for almaden valley and 70 in los gatos, on the 70s in the north bay. super bowl sunday, looking much more comfortable here than what
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they expect in indianapolis. 32 degrees at kickoff there. mostly clear and cold. quite the contrary around the bay. 70 degrees inland. 65 by the bay and 63 degrees at the coast on super bowl sunday at kickafter. 3:30 here, also the warmest time of the day. rain moves in next week so enjoy the sun while it lasts. we'll check your drive. >> folks have changed patterns here in the south bay a little because of two earlier accidents which cleared over a half hour ago from great america parkway where the exclamation point is. it's slow northbound 101 from capital expressway all the way up into santa clara. some are using 280, even staying over to 85 up to 880 causing a different flow for the northbound freeways. 87 included coming into downtown heavy right now. we'll look at the lower bay shore, smooth drive there up into san mateo. typical slowing for 101 along 101 there as well as 92 we have slowing in the southbound side. back to you.
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8:00 now on a friday morning, the 3rd day of february 2012. huge crowd gathered in indianapolis, getting ready for super bowl xlvi this coming sunday. there are two of the key players in the matchup, ann curry and al roker with some of the new england patriots cheerleaders out there. by the way, if you're a giants fan don't think we're slighting the giants. they are one of the few teams in the nfl without a cheerleading squad. meanwhile, a lot to get to out there. looks exciting and i'm impressed by the crowd you've drawn. >> amazing. huge, fantastic crowd. >> we have been estimating how
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big the crowd might be. matt, we think at least -- >> a million people. >> we think it's actually more than that. not quite a million. >> almost a million. >> but we have a big crowd. we are very excited about the cheerleaders being here. don't you wish you were here, matt. coming up, we'll be talking about madonna. you know, if you're a musician, one of the biggest gigs you could get would be to perform in the halftime show for the super bowl. what does she have planned? what can we expect? there has been a lot of talk and rumors. we'll hear from her and see her dance coming up. >> we'd like to think the crowd is here for us, but they are here for a great concert in a little while. gym class heroes and adam levine will be providing musical accompaniment this morning. >> lots to look forward here, matt. back to you. >> we have a lot to get to as well. we'll start with headlines.
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natalie is standing by at the news desk. she's got the latest stories. >> good morning, matt. good morning, everyone. there is growing concern among u.s. officials this morning that israel is on the verge of a military strike against iran aimed at taking down its nuclear facilities. defense secretary leon panetta refused to comment on a report that an israeli attack could come by spring but said washington has indicated concerns to israel. police in egypt are negotiating the release of two female american tourists and their guard who were kidnapped by armed bedouin tribesmen. the women were on their way to sharm el sheikh, a popular tourist area. and police and protesters clashed in cairo in the second day of fighting triggers by the deaths of more than 70 people in a soccer riot wednesday night. winter weather warnings in effect for the rockies and the plains. a major winter storm threatens to dump two feet of snow. denver public schools are closed
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and hundreds of flights have been cancelled. severe thunderstorms are threatening parts of texas, louisiana and oklahoma. republican presidential candidate mitt romney is boasting a high profile endorsement headed into tomorrow's nevada caucuses. he won the public backing of donald trump on thursday. newt gingrich touring a las vegas manufacturing plant said poor americans need a trampoline to spring up, a jab at romney who said the very poor have a safety net. romney now says he misspoke. earlier this week reporting on a voluntary recall of pfizer. during our segment we showed video of another contraceptive loestrin which is not the subject of a recall. we regret the error. now for a look at what's trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. the outcry over the susan g. g. komen's decision to cut
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funding to planned parenthood is a hot topic on twitter and facebook. michael bloomberg said, i'm sporting planned parenthood with $250,000 in donations. and kirsten gillibrand said they are urging komen to reconsider the move. roseanne bar tweeted she's running for the green party nomination for president. that's no joke. the party will choose its nominee in july. while other babies are on the changing table, this one is dominating the ping-pong table. look at little jamie. he's going viral on youtube as he swats back serve after serve from his dad. that kid was born to play. that's remarkable. 8:04 now. let's go back to ann and al in
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indianapolis. >> look who we've got. we have jimmy fallon. >> good morning! >> hey, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] >> look at this. >> we brought cheerleaders for you. >> it's like every morning for me. >> you have been doing your show all week from here. it looks like it's been a blast. >> this is the greatest city to host the super bowl. it's so fun. everybody is in the best spirits. parties every night, food trucks, bands playing. everyone's been nice. >> enough about your hotel room. >> yeah, yeah. >> you even ziplined above us? >> this is the scariest thing ever. i shouldn't have had five cocktails the night before at st. elmo's. >> we can hear it in your voice. this is the third time you have taken your show on the road. >> yeah. >> we normally see you at the top of the show running into the streets of new york. apparently you did it here in
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indianapolis. >> yeah. the first time we came out we wanted to re-do the opening as a love letter to indianapolis. running through lucas oil stadium, the streets. all the kids from butler. all the kids came out to help out. >> the theater looks amazing. >> it's a beautiful theater. the hillbert circle theater. we have the symphony in playing with the roots. it's hip-hop and classical mixed together. it's crazy. sunday we're doing a live, live, live show after the super bowl. something's definitely going to go wrong. >> you have obviously seen our show. >> we'll do a spoof of "the voice" where it's people auditioning for the new halftime show. so it's lmfao, justin bieber, taylor swift. me as taylor is really ugly. >> i have to ask you about the puppy predictor. you have been having a puppy
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bowl and now we have the new england patriots winning according to the puppy predictor. >> the puppies ran to the bowl and our little puppy bruce mcabee chose the patriots to win. >> how are you feeling? what's your thought? are you going with him? >> i have to be political. we have the mvp of the game on our show. i'm going to root for the mvp. >> smartly done. >> we're so excited about your show. >> you're the best. >> all right. >> you can catch "late night with jimmy fallon" and the super bowl special right here on -- >> good morning to you. yeah, nbc proud to be the home of super bowl xlvi. a great looking weekend for the super bowl. take a look right now, hard to
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school-age children. a recent op-ed in the new york times set off a debate over the causes of the disorder and whether children are overmedicated. here's nbc's chief medical editor dr. nancy snyderman. >> he was all over the classroom during circle time. he used to spin on his knees. he used to roll around on the floor. >> reporter: at age 6 nancy and david's son brendan was diagnosed with adhd. he's been taking a modified version of ritalin almost daily for the past ten months. >> it's like night and day. he can't interact with his peers as well when he's not medicated. he can't listen to instructions. >> reporter: in a recent new york times op-ed psychologist alan sroufe questioned whether ritalin and adderall are over prescribed. >> i'm not saying no child
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should be on medication. i'm saying i am entirely skeptical that the 3 million children currently on medication should be. >> reporter: sroufe suggests family stresses play a role in behavior issues. he writes, for example, a 6-month-old baby is playing and the parent picks it up quickly from behind and plunges it in the bath. such practices excessively stimulate and also compromise the child's developing capacity for self-regulation. >> i think the trouble with that article is the fact that it continues a heritage we have in this country of blame and shame. to suggest that if they didn't pick up their baby correctly at 6 months old that somehow that could cause a brain disorder that would require the child to take medicine. psychiatric illness is different than that. >> the idea that adhd is an in-born brain disease and the
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only way to help is with medication. all scientists know genes and environment interact. >> reporter: brendan's parents disagree and feel genetics played a primary role in their son's adhd. >> it's not bad parenting. i'm sure there are kids that are badly behaved because their parents are bad parents. that doesn't mean badly behaved kids are adhd. >> good morning. >> hey, matt. >> imagine you're a parent being told when you read this that perhaps it's something you did that brought this adhd on. >> i'm one of those parents and the maternal guilt of what did i eat wrong, was delivery too fast, what did i do wrong parenting? there is a lot of self-doubt when you raise children that don't fit into societal norms. when you have a child who can't sit in circle time and will walk around the class, that's seen as bad behavior. it means the blaine wiring is different. what you see in this piece is psychology versus psychiatry and
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the battle over what it means. >> and the battle over medication. we have one person saying children are severely overmedicated. on the other hand, you have parents saying, this medication has changed my child's life. >> both true. we probably are overmedicating some kids. but the reality is the pharmaceutical industry whether you like or loathe them saw an unmet need ffor neurotrans mitters. there are children for whom schools and society weren't adapting. we talked to parents who have children who have been medicated and are doing in better in school who say this has changed my child's life. what have we talked about over the years? you just want your kid in the middle of the pack. you don't want the brainiest but you don't want the last one on the bus. sf sfm. >> do we understand the potential side effects of the medications? >> we don't know long-term side effects because the drugs are
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expected to tune in to the super bowl halftime show. and in indianapolis on thursday, madonna said she's feeling the pressure that comes along with doing such a big show. >> i have to say in the over 25 years of performing that i have done i have never worked so hard or been so detail oriented or freaked out as much as i have maintaining my sanity and trying to make the most amazing show for the super bowl. >> reporter: it's a sent miment she's expressed several times. with al at the golden globes in january. >> you're nervous? >> yeah. because i have to set up my stage in eight minutes. it's quick. >> that's fast. >> it's fast to put on the greatest show on earth. >> reporter: and this week with jay leno. >> it's the most nerve-wracking thing i have done.
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>> reporter: now with the big show days away madonna's lips are sealed when it comes to revealing details. >> i don't want to give anything away. i promise i will be sipnging three old songs and one new one. that's it. okay? ♪ >> reporter: it's widely believed the new song will be "give me all your loving" featuring nicki minaj and m.i.a. who are expected to be part of the halftime festivities as well. in a new interview with bob costas madonna pull it is curtain back slightly on her set list. >> can we make assumptions? "give me all your loving" has to be there. >> you can assume that. >> that's the single off the new album. >> yes. >> when springsteen did the show there was all kinds of speculation. he's got to do this one, that one. >> uh-huh. >> if you don't do "like a virgin," "express yourself,"
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something that is from the all time madonna songbook a lot of people will be disappointed. >> i won't disappoint them. ♪ >> for me, this is what i do. it's a great adrenaline rush. >> reporter: ricky kirshner is the producer of the halftime show and says nearly 2,000 people have been working to make the 12 1/2-minute show possible. >> this year is more of an art piece. the music is the soundtrack to visuals, different dance styles, visual styles. and then a few special guests thrown in for fun. ♪ >> reporter: he provided insight into the selection process for the halftime show performer, especially given that madonna's fan base is largely female. >> i think the selection process is mostly driven by the nfl. my only input is can this act be a great halftime show and obviously in this case is answer
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is yes. ♪ come on ♪ vogue ♪ let your body move to the music ♪ >> reporter: another detail madonna reveals, a promise not to be revealing. an obvious reference to the infamous wardrobe malfunction from 2004's super bowl halftime show featuring janet jackson and justin timberlake. >> great attention to detail. there will be no wardrobe malfunctions. promise. ♪ vogue >> and also performing at halftime are cee-lo green and lmfao. you're hearing music here. we have a concert ourselves. >> everyone is dancing like madonna was. doing the victor cruz salsa. >> i can do it. and so can she. as well.urry makes a mean salsa
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gym class heroes and adam levine coming up. first your local news and weather. good morning to you. 8:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. just into our newsroom this morning the susan g. komen race for the cure is now saying that they're going to reverse the decision to end grants for planned parenthood. very controversial. received a lot of attention. the a.p. news literally coming into the newsroom. want to tell you about a gunman on the lice tholoose thi after midnight hayes avenue near oak grove high school. crews are gathering evidence. a 35-year-old man outside an apartment complex when someone shot him.
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he is in the hospital. police don't have much to go on. gunmen -- the gun person is on the loose. want to check the morning commute with mike. >> we're still in the south bay with a terrible drive northbound 101 especially for a friday where you don't expect to he this amount of slowing red, speeds below 20 from 101, capital, jamming below 20, into santa clara. folks moving over 280 as a way around the backup. slow in that stretch towards 287 but clearing when you get into mountain view and sunny vail. 101 into the city, lighter volume into the city. little breeze. no concern. as you're heading over bridges you should be all right. [ mom ] hey guys.
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8:30 now on this friday morning, the 3rd day of february 2012. the crowd and the excitement is building as we gear up here in indianapolis for super bowl xlvi. this city has rolled out the red carpet. thousands of fans have streamed in to this area of pan am plaza as we gear up for the big game. meantime outside with the crowd i'm ann curry along with al
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roker. >> that's right. and, you know, we just heard adam levine and gym class heroes. i see adam coming over here right now. just fresh from his rehearsal. pretty cool stuff. hey, adam! >> come on in. >> he's also the host -- >> nice to have you. >> how's it going? >> oh, my gosh. very cold, but in a good way. i'm from l.a. so i'm not used to it. >> got a ticket? >> hopefully they'll let me come. >> you and gym class heroes have one of the biggest hits on the planet now. >> unbelievable. life is incredible. i can't complain. i'm a happy dude. >> you add to it not only this great singing career, but one of the greatest hits on tv now, "the voice," which is coming up after the super bowl. >> yes. whichemely excited about. >> on nbc. >> that's great.
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we're so excited about the show. >> what can you tell us about season two after the success of season one? >> you know, we're sticking to the program. we love what we're doing on the show. just more of the same but bigger, better, all the talent is insane. everybody is so good. that's what makes the show great. and that's what makes it more challenging for us. >> meantime, this hoosier hospitality. >> i love it. [ cheers and applause ] >> they love you. >> it's incredible. completely flattered by the whole thing. it's crazy and amazing. >> the big game. patriots, giants? who do you think? >> well, hard to believe that the patriots will let the giant dos that again. i don't think tom brady will let it happen. i think the patriots will take it. i think they're too mad about last time. >> that's adam levine's --
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>> there is too much revenge necessary on the part of the patriots. >> we know you have to get ready for the concert. >> thank you, adam. now back to studio 1a for matt and natalie who are outside with the crowd there. hey, guys. >> you guys are doing great out there. when we come back we'll talk about how to throw a last-minute super bowl party if you haven't made the arrangements. we'll talk about how to make sure it's a topnotch affair. >> much more than chips, salsa and beer. we'll head to the rink for a performance on the ice for none other than olympic silver medalist sasha cohen. we mentioned lots of people wearing red today. this is all for go red for women and to help raise awareness for heart health. >> exactly right. >> important message. >> my tie is under here. it's too cold to show it. >> let's get a check of the weather from al in indianapolis. >> al, take it away.
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i have the red lips. >> that trumps my handkerchief. let's see what's happening as far as your forecast is concerned. for today, a lot of rain in the midatlantic state. rain in the ohio river valley. sunshine through the gulf coast although showers in the lower gulf. super bowl sunday we are looking for sunny skies in the northeast. cold around the great lakes. indianapolis will have sunny skies. chilly out west. mild conditions as you get into the south. we've got a gorgeous weekend shaping up over the bay area. good morning, i'm meteorologist christina loren. live in the nbc bay area weather center where we are monitoring a cold start but clear conditions, breath taking this morning over the city by the bay, the trans-america pyramid. 66 in san jose. san francisco, 62 degrees. and we continue to climb all the way through sunday up to 70 degrees inland. next week the pattern changes. rain on the way starting
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tuesday. hope you have a great day. that's your latest weather. >> take a look at what h we have in front of us. this entire table, i have asked how much is this stuff worth. they tell me it's priceless. we are looking at super bowl rings including this one from the patriots. >> that's 2005. this is the heaviest ring of any ring they have ever made. >> and this one for the giants. >> this was their last super bowl ring. pretty incredible. this is the history-maker. this is the very first super bowl ring of 1967, the packers winning this one. >> it's pretty. >> what's interesting is the giants have three super bowl rings and the patriots have three. this will be the tie-breaking ring winner. >> how many rings can you wear? >> you have ten fingers. >> exactly right. we have much more coming up regarding super bowl xlvi including more from adam levine
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and gym class heroes. first, this is "today" on nbc. [people chatting]
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welcome back to indianapolis and "today at the super bowl." for a lot of fans the big game is all about the tailgate party. >> it's a super bowl football throw-down. two super bowl teams against each other. chef steven lowandowski from the tribecca grill representing the giants and chef difillippo from boston. >> the patriots are designated the home team so we should start with you. we want to ask about this braised short rib slider.
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how do we get it started? >> we braise the meet fat for f hours. it's great to do the day before. i could make a couple if you like. >> bring it. >> we take it, throw mayo on here. >> what bread are you using? >> this is a brioche bread. we put greens on there and you're good to go. easy to do. al, want to try one? >> you brought -- >> we have a spring rolls we have. if you're too busy to make it you can go to b.j.'s and get them. then we put this on here. >> do we eat it like that? you didn't slice it. just a chunk. >> it will fall apart. if you slice it, it goes all over the place. >> here we go. >> that's fantastic. >> that's a slider. as we continue our battle of the
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sliders, what's your slider, steven? >> we have a meatball slider but we kick it up, add a little bit of chorizo to it. >> ooh. >> we make the mix, roll a ball with the chorizo in here and make it nice and crispy in the pan. >> you're sauteing it first. >> two minutes on each side. get it nice and crispy. then add it into the sauce to let it stew for a little bit. >> wow. >> anything special you're putting in the sauce? >> basil, oregano, onion. then we use a portuguese muffin which is a little bit sweet and holds in the juice well. >> is that mozzarella? >> being from new york we had to bring fresh mozzarella. >> all right. oh, gosh. >> squeeze it a little bit. >> okay. you know, this is going to be ugly. >> a taste of the nfl.
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>> that's terrific. >> okay. do we have to pick a winner? that's going to be hard. >> by the way, al, we have the polish guy making the meatball and the italian guy making the slider. >> why don't you try the other's. >> i like that idea. >> sounds good. >> there they are. i gave him a hot one. >> that's not bad for new england. >> my mom would love this. >> what else did you bring? >> we have a pot roast with sauerkraut. >> wow, that's good. >> and we have a charity event. >> tell us about taste of the nfl. >> it raises money for the food banks throughout the country. >> that's great. >> we have been doing it for 21
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years. >> how much food do you think you can eel serve during this event? >> we brought 25 gallons of bolognese sauce and 5,000 gnocchis. we have been making them for weeks. >> i had two guys quit because of this. >> couldn't handle it. >> they're done. that's it. >> they just said they wanted steve to win. i say both of you. >> there's two steves! >> both win. [ cheers and applause ] >> all right. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> two great restaurants. it's a tie. >> thank you so much. >> we still have much more coming up including this big concert we have been telling you about. first, this is "today" on nbc. give me another slider!
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to you by smucker's. with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. >> this morning on today at the rink we are welcoming back one of the all-time favorites. it's been almost six years since sasha cohen won an olympic medal silver in the 2006 winter games in torino. she's been dabbling in fashion and going to college. good morning. good to have you here. >> thanks. nice to be here again. >> six years ago. does it seem like a lifetime ago or does it seem like it was just yesterday? >> the moments i experienced at the olympics are right there in the front of my mind. a lot has happened. i toured with stars on ice and different charity events. i'm finally in school at columbia. it's been progress for me. >> you're studying financial economics. do you see yourself on wall street? >> i follow the markets all the time when europe opens, the asian markets. i love it. i trade and invest. i hope some day to have a job at a hedge fund. >> we should get stock tips from
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you. >> i'm kind of conservative now. i definitely recommend going with dividend-paying stocks and being conservative. >> i see a "today" show financial segment in your future. tell us about the special tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. eastern on nbc, pandora's unforgettable moment of love on the ice. >> we skate live on the ice and all the performers are talented. it's tomorrow at 4:00. pandora does a great job putting skating out there. >> do you miss competing? any chance you'll come back for tn olympics again? >> i really miss the purpose and every day knowing you're putting everything into one thing you can control. i got to a point in my life where i wanted to try other things and go to school. i wanted to travel. so my life has been great. i learned so much through sports. time for new tngs for me. >> what's your handle on
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twitter? >> sashacohennyc. >> as you get in place, you will be skating today to "big spender." take it away, sasha cohen! ♪
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[ applause ] >> sasha cohen, thanks so much. coming up next, we'll head back to indianapolis for a live convert from gym class heroes and adam levine. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. welcome back, everybody, to indianapolis. two guys who love music, met in high school gym class 15 years ago. eventually leading to the hit band gym class heroes. now their single "stereo hearts" featuring maroon 5's adam levine has rocketed to the top of the charts. it's the latest on their album. we have gym class heroes travis mccoy, matt mckinley, ginley and eric roberts all here with adam levine. good morning and thanks for being here. especially since you guys were out performing late last night. >> definitely. we had a show last night and got
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in early yesterday. it's been crazy. but got up early this morning. ready to go. >> part of the reason we have this energy we talked with adam earlier. there is so much energy coming. >> so much love in indianapolis. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's hard to describe that kind of generosity. tell me about the fun you're having. >> the second we got off the plane there was nothing but hospitality. everyone was so great. i don't know. i think everybody can feel it out there as well. [ cheers and applause ] >> keeping me warm actually. >> meantime, about this song. it's such a hit. how gratifying is it, adam? >> incredible. the second i heard it, i knew. it was very apparent from the beginning. it was very special. i'm so happy to be a part of it and thank the guys for having me here. >> let's not waste another second. ladies and gentlemen, gym class heroes and adam levine performing live "stereo hearts"! [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ ♪ my heart's a stereo ♪ it beats for you ♪ so listen close ♪ hear my thoughts in every note ♪ ♪ make me your radio ♪ turn me up when you feel low this ed mel di was meant for you ♪ ♪ so sing ang to my stereo ♪ if i was just another dusty record on the shelf ♪ ♪ would you blow me off and play me like everybody else ♪ ♪ if i asked you to scratch my back could you manage that ♪ ♪ i can handle that furthermore i apologize for skipping tracks it's just the last girl that played me left a couple cracks ♪ ♪ i used to used to now i'm over that ♪ ♪ cause holding grudges over love is ancient artifacts ♪ ♪ if i could only find a note to make you understand ♪ ♪ i'd sing it softly in your ear
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and grab you by the hands ♪ ♪ to keep me stuck inside your head like your favorite tune ♪ and know my heart's a stereo that only plays for you ♪ ♪ my heart's a stereo ♪ it beats for you so listen close ♪ ♪ hear my thoughts in every note ♪ ♪ make me your radio ♪ turn me up when you feel low ♪ this melody was meant for you ♪ ♪ so sing along to my stereo ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ sing along to my stereo ♪ let's go ♪ if i was an old school 50 pound boom box ♪ ♪ would you hold me on your shoulder when you walk ♪ ♪ would you turn my volume up in front of the cops ♪ ♪ and crank it louder every time they told you to stop ♪ ♪ all i ask the is that you don't get mad at me ♪ ♪ when you have to purchase mad d batteries ♪ ♪ appreciate every mix tape your friends make ♪ ♪ you never know ♪ we come and go like on the interstate ♪
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i think i finally found a note to make you understand ♪ ♪ if you can hit it sing along and take me by the hand ♪ ♪ keep me stuck inside your head like your favorite tune ♪ ♪ and know my heart's a stereo that only plays for you ♪ ♪ my heart's a stereo ♪ it beats for you so listen close ♪ hear my thoughts in every note ♪ ♪ make me your radio ♪ turn me up when you feel low this melody was meant for you ♪ ♪ so sing along to my stereo ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ sing along to my stereo ♪ i only pray you'll never leave me behind ♪ ♪ because good music can be so hard to find ♪ ♪ i'll take your hand and hold
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it closer to mine ♪ ♪ thought love was dead but now you're changing my mind ♪ ♪ my heart's a stereo ♪ it beats for you so listen close ♪ hear my thoughts in every note ♪ make me your radio ♪ turn me up when you feel low this melody was meant for you ♪ ♪ so sing along to my stereo ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ sing along to my stereo good morning to you. 8:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. after living on the run for four decades a man who turned himself in for a shooting at a san francisco police officer could spend the next 15 years now in prison. the 67-year-old is set to be sentenced for assault of a
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police officer with a fire arm. ahappened in 1968 but he jumped bail and disappeared before sentencing. he turned himself in back in november. he says he surrendered to set a positive example for his sons. want to check in with meteorologist christina loren with the forecast. >> good morning to you. we have clouds out there. but we are clearing up for a gorgeous weekend with temps in the 70s. hope you have a fantastic day. ring ring hello, progresso. it fits! fantastic! ring ring] progresso. they fit! awesome thank you ring, ring [ man ] pro-gresso they fit! okay-y... okay??? you don't understand. i've been eating progresso because there's... 40 flavors 100 calories or less
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we're back with more of "today" on a friday morning, 3rd day of february 2012. big crowd of people gathered in indianapolis in advance of super bowl xlvi coming up on sunday. al and ann have been there all morning long. we'll check in with them in just a second. meanwhile, here, in new york city, we have a nice crowd of people gathered, as well. [ cheers and applause ] >> a beautiful friday morning, surprisingly. here we are in new york city. we have a bunch of patriots fans here. i'm not sure what's going on with that. we have to call out friends of the giants. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. >> you should have saw the
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crowd. >> you're headed out to indianapolis, also. >> i am. saturday night we'll have partying with natalie, ann, al and i and then the show from the stadium sunday morning. >> they are bracing for your arrival. ann and al, how are you doing? >> you know, it's been so great. i cannot overstate how warm everyone here has been. this is one of the most generous, warm, welcoming crowds i have ever seen. >> from the time we got off the plane at the airport to downtown, everybody's been great. >> they are so excited about the game. so excited to see al roker. we have much more coming up from here on the show including a look at the commercials. what else do we have? >> that's right. we'll meet three guys in the most exclusive club in the world. they have gone to every super bowl. >> wow. >> we're going to sit down and talk with them. we met them a couple years ago when we were in tampa. we'll get to meet them again and see how they are holding up and what they are looking for out of this game. >> all right. matt and savannah, what do you
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have coming up? >> also from here in new york, we'll talk to barbara corcoran about how far your money can go when it comes to buying a house. we have great buys from every in miami to new mexico. >> let's go inside to natalie at the news desk with the headlines. hi, natalie. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with good news on the economy. the january jobs report is out. it shows that the nation's unemployment rate has fallen to 8.3%. that is the lowest it has been in three years. january marks the fifth consecutive month that the unemployment rate has dropped as employers added 243,000 jobs. >> these numbers will go up and down in the coming months and there's still far too many americans who need a job or need a job that pays better than the one they have now. but the economy is growing stronger. the recovery is speeding up. and we've got to do everything
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in our power to keep it going. we can't go back to the policies that led to the recession. and we can't let washington stand in the way of our recovery. tension between israel and iran is mounting and has u.s. officials concerned about a further escalation. defense secretary leon panetta believes tel aviv will launch a offensive strike against iran in april, may or june targeting that country's nuclear weapons facility according to the "washington post." panetta has refused to comment on the report. blizzard warnings are in effect in colorado, kansas and nebraska as a major winter storm threatens to dump as much as two feet of snow. denver public schools are closed and hundreds of flights have been cancelled. severe thunderstorms are threatening parts of texas, louisiana and oklahoma. republican presidential candidate mitt romney is boasting a high profile endorsement. he won the public backing
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thursday of tea party favorite donald trump. meantime, newt gingrich touring a las vegas manufacturing plant said poor americans need a trampoline so they can spring up. that was a jab at romney saying this week the very poor have a safety net. romney says he misspoke. what better way to beat the winter blues than a new hair style. a 50-year-old man in taiwan had hello kitty shaved in his head to cheer up his winter weary dad and it's a favorite with 14 kids in the family. he says the next time he'll consider a different character, perhaps strongbob. now i see it. four minutes past the hour. let's go back out to al in indianapolis with a check of your weather. you never have to worry about that, al. >> no, no. not me. thanks so much, natalie. a good crowd here wow. i mean, they have been here since about 4:00 this morning. i mean, really.
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what time did you get here? >> quarter to 5:00. >> quarter to 5:00. >> yeah. >> 4:30. >> indy super bowl pure adrenaline! >> oh. he's been working on that. saying it all morning, too. i love it. let's check it out. give you your forecast and watching this huge storm, big, big blizzard getting itself together back through colorado. ahead of the system, looking at strong storms, tornado watches for oklahoma. tornado warnings down in the gulf coast. look at the snow firing up. low pressure system's going to be pushing through moving east and drawing in the cold air. talking about a lot of snow throughout the roekz, ahead of it, heavy rain in the mid-mississippi and upper mississippi river valleys over the next 48 hours. talking snowfall amounts anywhere from six inches to a foot and a half in the rockies. rainfall from the gulf coast on up to the mississippi river valley could be two or three inches, locally four to good friday morning to you.
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i'm meteorologist live in the nbc bay area weather center. we have a little bit of high cloud cover. a gorgeous morning shaping up out there. it's cold, grab your jacket. you're taking it off by noon. temperatures into the mid-50s, rounding out the in mid upper 60s. even 70s in the warmest cities throughout the bay. next three days temperatures climb. warm-up continues. . monday, tuesday, wednesday, rain on the way to the bay area. and that's your latest weather. of course if the action on the field isn't enough to keep your attention sunday you know the commercials will. here with more with the ads we'll be talking about monday morning is matt miller, president and ceo of the association of independent commercial producers. this crop of commercials, how do you think they will rate with the classics in the past? >> i think it's high. the advertisers brought their game this year so to speak because of the online life it
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has before and after. they are counting on not just the viewers then but actually people using their own social networks and getting it out there. >> so they go viral. e-trade is back. let's cue the babies. >> i look at her and i want to give her everything. >> you know, everything can cost upwards of -- [ whistles ] >> i didn't want to think about that. >> relax. three words, dad. e-trade financial consultants. >> i can just talk to them. >> walk right in and talk to them. they're pros. they hook you up with a solid plan. wait a minute. bobby? what are you doing, man? >> i'm speed dating. >> invest with e-trade. >> why do we still love the kids? >> the continuing characters are great. them, career builders with the monkeys, the lizards, frogs,
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clydesdales. we love them year after year. >> do you ever think they may combine chimpanzees and babies? >> they say never work with animals and kids together. >> pepsi went all out on an ad featuring elton john and the winner of "the x factor." take a look. >> it's getting hot in here. so take off all your clothes. >> enough! no pepsi for you. [ screaming ] [ laughter ] >> and what do you do? >> i sing. >> ha! ♪ all i'm asking ♪ is for a little respect ♪ respect ♪ respect ♪ r-e-s-p-e-c-t ♪ find out what it means to me ♪ yeah [ glass shatters ]
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>>. [ grudgingly ] all right. pepsi for you. >> no. pepsi for all. [ cheers and applause ] >> yeah, boy! >> i bet madonna would like to do that. exclusive to the "today" show. that's a 60-second spot. >> that's a $7 million buy. you know, again, it pays off well if it resonates and especially with a celebrity like that. take them out of their element, let them have some fun. have the director really bring out a great performance. it's always great. >> we have a first time commercial, another exclusive. check this out.
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♪ totally free. feels good. taxact federal return. totally free. go to tax act.com and feel the free. >> it has nothing to do with taxes. >> don't try that at home. humor has always been a great way to sell during the super bowl. it's a lot of fun. little bit off beat. lots of fun but still something maybe out of the ordinary. >> out of the box. more than two dozen car advertisers this year. let's take a look at chevy suburban, how they will try to break out of the pack. ♪
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>> what's this? >> they didn't drive the longest lasting most dependable truck on the road. they drove a ford. >> twinkie? >> yeah. ♪ rolooks like we made it ♪ >> chevy silverado. >> it's a throw down to ford there. >> this is the big game. last year chrysler came out big with the two-minute spot. we saw real sales changes. you know, volkswagen last year wa and sales went up. >> this is a big game. >> this is the car bowl in many ways. >> matt miller, thanks so much.
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estate what you can get for under $400,000. barbara corcoran has rounded up her favorite listings from around the country and found incredible properties. love these places. you found a house in wilmington, delaware. tell me what you like about it. >> i like the neighborhood. it's only minutes from downtown. it's a mid century modern style home that's one of the nicest in the neighborhood. it's a contemporary stone home with a private wooded lot. the living room has clean modern lines. surprises you when you go inside, i think. the hard wood floors i like and the big picture window. the dining room is simple and needs more lighting, i think, on the dining room shot. but it's got a big picture window that look out to the forest-like backyard. not a neighbor as far as you can see. the kitchen cabinets are lined up like good soldiers. get it is job done. the sunny master bedroom has gleaming hard wood floors, crown molding and oversized windows.
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not a bad house. >> looks good to me. >> if you're looking for a ski home perhaps and you want a little bit of the history look no further than historic manchester, vermont. i hear this house includes three acres with a brook and a swimming hole. sounds like you have a summer property. >> you have yourself a retreat. you don't have to just ski there. it's got three great mountains within 20 minutes. it's a great place to retire to. the house has everything. it looks small on the outside. you'd think it was an 800-square-foot place. it's 3,000 square feet big. it comes with three acres. i love the cathedral ceilings with the beams, the white plank cherry wood floors and the brick fireplace. the dining room has tiled floors, french doors to the deck and you can see a 63 airstream if you look through the window retro-fitted as a vi gar and
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wine bar. >> really? >> the open kitchen has tin tiles and windows over the sink. there is a log cabin on the property. that's a big plus you don't get. a wrap around deck. outside you have the beautiful brook running through the grounds. own your own brook which is a great thing to sleep to. >> four bedrooms and two baths. lots of room for guests. next is a beautiful southern charmer in charlotte, north carolina. actually won an award from the american institute of architects. >> it deserves it. you will see the style of the house. do youeanow the average temperature -- oh, we're in miami here. >> are we? >> yes, miami, florida. >> that's all right. we'll catch up. the average temperature in miami is a balmy 82 degrees. this ich a ran y style r home o lush corner lot on a quiet street. i think somebody should have swept the sidewalk. i don't get it when people don't think of that before taking the
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shot. the interior is hollywood glamorous with cathedral ceilings, polished wall floors and modern lights. there are painted built in bookshelves. i'm not a lover of gray walls but it works there. looks delicious. the family room is large enough to double as a guest room. it has french doors, an eat-in kitchen with granite counters, a tiled back splash and sharp white cabinets. and the den almost looks like an extension of the kitchen. a neat day bed tucked away with storage. great for a guest. there is a patio out back with a pool of it own. your own waterfall surrounded by tall hedges so you can go skinny dipping whenever you want. >> you and the skinny dipping, barbara. >> i see myself there. >> okay.
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so do we. next, charlotte, north carolina, here we go. as i was mentioning, this is the house that won the american institute of architects award. >> it was built in 1954. this is mid century modern. it's a great example of it. the tree out front and the peaceful entryway steals the show. it's the koichkt hill. the dark color of the sunken living room works because of the bright walls. floor to ceiling windows. whatever you want to call them. plate glass windows. the open dining room is flooded with sun. doesn't look comfortable. i can't imagine anybody sitting there and enjoying themselves. i like the sleek cabinets and dark counters and three windows over the sink. outdoors is a koi pond. remember, $375,000. >> all gorgeous places. barbara, thank you so much. great finds once again. coming up next, we head to
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walgreens. there's a way to stay well. welcome back to today's coverage from super bowl xlvi in indianapolis. most football fans would consider themselves lucky to get to one super bowl. well, these guys, larry jacobson, don christman and tom henshell have been to all 45 super bowls. sunday will make it 46 and counting. guys, good to see you. >> good to see you, al. >> good to be here. >> all right. you get to the first game. what made you decide to try to do this over and over and over? >> i went to the first super bowl game because i was trying to impress a girl. i was going to fly from los angeles to san francisco, see a game and come back. the whole thing cost me about $100. it didn't impress her. i didn't either. >> no.
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>> but i was impressed with the football game. the second year the oakland raiders were going so i followed them back to miami. third year a buddy of mine said to me, i just drove by the stadium and they have tickets for sale. >> when did you guys hook up? >> it varies. we met larry, they did a story in the super bowl xxxiii program and our names were on it. so we called them up and met them. >> don, you have the first ticket. >> that's my seat. >> wow. it was $12 to go? >> and then we met tom at the nbc studios in burbank. we were in line and we had a bumper sticker that said "never missed the super bowl" club. he seen it and came up the line, "who's car is that"? >> and you almost missed one because you were in the hospital. >> my dad started playing football whe we were 3 or 4. anyway, yeah.
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i was in the hospital and i -- >> but you got out and made the game. fantastic. thanks so muchwe've got wee got more from indianapolis after your local news and weather. if you're one of those folks who gets heartburn and then treats day after day...
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pretty week. >> chp closed three lanes of the bridge following the crash. those lanes reopened before 5:00 this morning. both people hurt were able to walk but still taken to local hospitals. san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi will continue his fight today to see his son. a hearing is set today for a request with mirkarimi hoping to modify that state away ruling. the judge ordered him to have no contact with his wife or child while his case on domestic abuse proceeds. the trial is set for the end of the month. mirkarimi's attorney will ask the judge to allow the sheriff to have supervised visits with his son. we'll ha loo the forecast and traffic after the break.
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welcome back. we've got a gorgeous day shaping up. cooling keep your jacket on until noon. temperatures on the climb between noon and 3:00. coming up into the mid to upper 60s. even 70s down through the south bay. we get even warmer as we head through the super bowl sunday. 70 degrees at kick-off in places
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like san jose. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, the rain moves in. enjoy sunshine while it lasts. let's check your drive with mike. >> the drive for 101 to the south bay continues to be a problem. northbound from 680 up into santa clara, hours ago there were two accidents at great america parkway, still slow lieu the area. the rest of the south bay moves smoothly. westbound 88 university, newer accident causes a jam s s a jam richmond bridge. back to you. >> thanks. we'll be back with our next news and weather update in 30 minutes. see you at 9:56.
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♪ a chat with the president has become a super bowl sunday tradition and this sunday, matt will be sitting down for an exclusive live interview with president obama. they will talk about everything from the heated presidential race to the big game. that's matt with president obama this sunday. a special edition of "today" during the super bowl pregame show. meanwhile, i'm natalie morales along with savannah guthrie and lester holt and amy robach. they will tell us what's coming up on weekend "today" in a moment. al is in indy already for the big game.
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al, what's going on there, buddy? >> we are having a great time. we're ready for you guys to get down here. we have a great crowd. we have one more song coming from gym class heroes. we're looking forward to that. >> all right, al. if you can't make it to the game you can party at home. we have great ideas coming up. operative words, chic by cheap. from home decor to what to serve. already setting it up. >> cheap chic. we like it. lester and amy are here to preview what's coming up tomorrow on "today." >> we'll keep the super bowl party going. jenna will be in indianapolis for us to -- >> give a preview. >> thank you. give a -- >> it's cold. >> anyway, give us a preview of the game. we have that and the nevada caucuses. can mitt romney keep up the momentum? we'll get the latest from the campaign trail. >> and all hail the queen.
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next week marks the 60th anniversary of queen elizabeth on the throne. we'll look at her challenging reign and how she helped keep the monarchy intact. all of that when we see you this weekend on "today." >> thank you so much. on sunday savannah and i will be joining al and ann in indianapolis for a special edition of "today" sunday morning here on "today" as well. al, looking forward to catching up with you there, getting the party started. >> oh, that's right. i know you know how to party. we'll be looking forward to that. thanks, natalie and savannah. meanwhile one organization in particular has taken advantage of the super bowl buzz to get the word out about a unique cause. the susan g. komen for the cure tissue bank is the only healthy breast cancer tissue bank in the world. the founder and coprincipal investigator. thank you for joining us. you're part of the organization developing a one of a kind
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tissue bank helping in the fight against breast cancer. we'll hear about it. as you know in the news this week komen announced it would be pulling funding from planned parenthood. it sparked a big backlash in the public. are you worried? since is your tissue back is funded by susan g. komen, are you concerned about what it means for your organization? >> we're part of indiana university. although the funding comes from komen, we really don't have any say in their funding decisions, as you might imagine. i think our ladies are educated and passionate and are fascinated and committed to giving everything they have for the cure. my answer, i guess, is no. we'll be good. >> you have had a big event created by the super bowl host committee, super cure. had over 600 donations in two days? >> yep. we did. 665 women came and volunteered
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to give a piece of their breast over the course of two days. over a year's worth. >> what will you use those tissue donations? >> that tissue will be used by researchers all over the world who requested as comparison to breast cancer tissue. the purpose is to unlock the keys of why does normal go abnormal. >> is it painful to donate? >> no, it is not. i've done it. there is plenty of numbing medicine used and really people have to take almost no pain medicine at all. >> why is it so important to get minority donors to step up? >> there are a couple of reasons. first of all, normal isn't normal unless we are representing our population. more importantly though, african-american women develop a very aggressive form of breast cancer. >> and we don't understand why. >> we don't understand why.
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we don't understand that form of breast cancer. so unless they come forward we're stuck. i have to tell you, 44% of the women that came this past weekend were minorities. it was unbelievable. >> we'll have a link on the website for how to get involved with that. thank you so much. >> thank you very having me. good friday morning to you. big weekend and great weather shaping up for it. i'm meteorologist christina loren live in the nbc bay area weather center. cold out there. grab a jacket. we're climbing into the 50s in many cities across the bay. as you make your way home from work, 3:00 p.m., 60 in concord. now we're going to say comfortable. in fact, warm and dry through the upcoming weekend. and then temperatures start to tumble and we bring the rain in as we head through next week. temperatures slowly but surely reaching the 50s. that's your latest weather. now back to natalie, savannah
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and ms. jones. >> you may have noticed a lot of us are wearing red today. we coordinated our outfits because it is national wear red day to bring attention to the fact that heart disease is the number one killer of women system absolutely. >> our friend star jones is the national volunteer for the national heart association go red for women campaign. star, this is an organization near and dear to your heart literally. >> it's been almost two years that i had open heart surgery myself. i am a heart disease survivor. i am here to go red with the rest of the plaza. we are going to eradicate heart disease. we were listening just a minute ago. one in 26 women die from breast cancer. but one in three women die from heart disease. it's the number one killer of women. it beats the next four causes of death combined. >> for so many women they don't feel symptoms necessarily. >> not at all.
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my symptoms were things people would not think of. fatigue, light headedness, heart palpitations. i didn't know that was heart disease. it's not an old guy's disease anymore. it's the face of women. we go red today and this whole month to celebrate heart health. >> star jones, you are a great spokesperson for the organization. we're wearing our red proudly in support of you. >> thank you very much. go red! >> you've got it. coming up next, affordable last-minute deals for your super bowl bash. again, cheap but chic right after this. g to make you breakfast. what? with magic. you are? see the egg. uh huh. ♪ so, look at the orange. now close your eyes. ♪ alakazaam! you're good. and now i'm going to make this flower bloom. presto. "love you lots." do you want to see it again? yes, i want to see it again!
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americans spent more than $10 billion getting ready for last year's super bowl, but celebrating in style doesn't have to cost a lot. our style expert has creative ideas for us. robin, good to see you. >> good to be here. >> this is a perfectly posh party? >> practically posh because it's all about being chic and resourceful. these are elevated but easy to execute. >> the idea is home gating instead of tailgating. >> it's tailgating at home. we have super ideas. we have the kegs. this is a mini keg you can get at grocery stores. we put it in a beertender. so more elevated. it keeps it cool. then you have your own tap at home. it's $149 at macy's.
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>> that classes it up right there. no plastic cups and everything. >> not here. >> i love the astroturf. >> you can get it anywhere really. home depot or home stores. then we used tape to make our own little field right there. then because it's tailgating and tailgating is in the back of a truck we have awesome little trucks like monster trucks. that's what we are serving our yummy snacks. >> that's a chip delivery vehicle. >> yeah. it' e's kitschy and cool. specify fun indiana popcorn and pretzel crisps. we have to have chips and salsa because of the move victor cruz does. we paired it with chips that are healthy and yummy. we have them in red, white and blue, the team colors. >> tailgating is about the yil grilling but you have an indoor idea. >> everyone has a little grill
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at home. pull it out, have grilled foods. this is obviously safe because it's indoors. >> and this is a good idea. it's a slip cover in team colors. >> exactly. you're having decor elements but being practical. because you could mess up your house with the beer and people going crazy. we found fun pillows at pottery barn kids and this was made with a t-shirt. you don't have to spend money. >> this is cute. >> and this is the football squares. people come in and create a grid. you can sign your name and after every quarter you go by what the score is. say you're at 7-1. at the end of halftime it's 7-31, you would have won. >> i like it. let's get to the food. >> we'll start with the giants. in honor of the quarterback ef eli man wiches.
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pulled pork is popular. and we have a haute dog stand. we have lamb, kobe beef, chicken, vegetarian and really nice sides to dress it up. >> so you're stepping it up a notch. >> we have chowder, manhattan versus clam chowder. we put them in different espresso bowls. >> chowder competition, i like it. >> it's new england, not just boston. we picked the best new england cheeses from vermont. these are gorgeous. cabot is a big cheese maker out of vermont. available nationwide. >> i see lobster rolls for the pats. >> this is the high end new england version of the hot dog. it's really yummy and don't skimp on desserts. >> this is a boston cream pie which is really available anywhere. you could make your own. then we have the mini cheesecakes topped with berries that are blue and red. >> talk about the super bowl sipper, our specialty drink.
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>> this is the big game sipper. it's a dark rum mixed with honey and lime. these are things you have at home already. it's poshing things up a little bit. we found fun cozies at party city to dress up your beer. >> and you have cute party favors. >> party city. this is penalty flags if someone has a bad throw -- >> i love it. >> lets them get it out. >> at the end people can take this and you can have little bags you can get at the dollar store. then you have bags good to go. from beginning to end, practically posh super bowl party. >> go giants and pats. we're fair here. up next, back to indianapolis for more music from gym class heroes after this. [ female announcer ] today is the day...
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on today, brought to you by toyota. welcome back to indianapolis. we're about to hear another great song from alternative hip-hop superstars gym class heroes. now, i can't tell you the name of the song because this is a family program, but it is off the album "the paper cut chronicles 2." here they are, gym class heroes featuring solo artist neon hitch! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ or when you're coming home ♪ i left the keys under the mat to our front door ♪ ♪ for one more chance to hold you close ♪ ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ but get back home ♪ we both knew this type of life ♪ ♪ didn't come with instructions ♪ so i'm trying my best ♪ ♪ to make something out of nothing ♪ sometimes it gets down in fact ♪ ♪ when you call and i don't know what city i'm at ♪ ♪ or what day of the week in the middle of the month ♪ ♪ in a year i don't recall ♪ it's like my life's on repeat and the last time we spoke ♪ ♪ i told you i wouldn't be long ♪ ♪ that was last november ♪ now december's almost gone
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♪ i'd apologize but i don't realize what i'm doing ♪ ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ or when you're coming home i left the keys under the mat to our front door ♪ for one more chance to hold you close ♪ ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ but get back home ♪ you been nothing but amazing ♪ i never take that for granted ♪ half of these birds would have flew ♪ the coop but you truly understand it ♪ and the fact you stood beside me ♪ ♪ every time you heard bogusness ♪ you deserve a standing o ♪ ♪ cause they'd a just been over it ♪ ♪ let 'em talk, let 'em talk ♪ like we don't hear what
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they're saying ♪ ♪ let 'em walk, let 'em walk ♪ we'll just drive by and keep waving ♪ cause you and i above all that ♪ ♪ just let 'em wallow in it ♪ now they all choked up ♪ cause they be swallowing it ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ or when you're coming home i left the keys under the mat to our front door ♪ for one more chance to hold you close ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ but get back home ♪ >> nobody hol holds us like you, indianapolis. we put the us in trust! let's go! ♪ i don't care what you're asking ♪ as long as i'm the one ♪ ♪ i don't care why you're leaving ♪ ♪ you'll miss me when you're gone ♪ ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ or when you're coming home ♪ i left the keys under the mat to our front door ♪
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♪ for one more chance to hold you close ♪ ♪ i don't know where you're going ♪ ♪ but get yourself back home [ cheers and applause ] >> gym class heroes with neon hitch. more from indianapolis and the site of super bowl xlvi, but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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happened just after midnight on haze avenue near oak grove high school. crews are on scene gathering evidence early this morning. a 35-year-old man outside an apartment complex when someone approached and shot him. he's now in the hospital. police say at this point, they don't have much to go on. if you have any information, you're asked du eed call san jo police. residents are at the cal palace hoping ing to save their homes. underwriters are on hand to help home owners under water in their mortgages. the nonprofit group is hosting the event. the goal is to help distressed homeowners get a loan modification. a representative says there is a 55% success rate with modifications. let's turn it over to miss christina loren for the forecast. hello. >> good morning to you. we're looking pretty good for today. temperatures going to end up in the mid to upper 60s. inland cities low 60s by the water. isolated 70s in santa rosa,
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gilroy. warmer towards sunday. super bowl sunday, 70 at kick-off. inland, 65 by the bay. and you'll hit 65 in pacifica and half moon bay. rain on the way tuesday into wednesday. we need that rain. maybe a quarter of an inch in south bay. mike? >> we do need that. thank goodness dry roads. we have issues for the east shore freeway. accident westbound 80 gilman off of the roadway but slowing is an issue san pablo past the bridge. clearing to university avenue. slow northbound 880 through oakland. flooding reported 680 coming up danville. sounded like a busted pipe on the side of the roadway. we'll look at the golden gate bridge, live shot coming into the city new york drama from the north bay. a nice drive to get your weekend started. >> we'll be back with our next news and weather update in 30 minutes find us on facebook.
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the show. meantime, the super bowl is coming up. >> all anybody can talk about. you're coming. >> yes. we're committed. we're coming to your house because we want to sit next to frank. all right. a lot of people don't really watch for the game. many people watch for the ads. of course the e-trade baby ad is, like, always the ad to watch. >> that kid they used originally, that's my favorite commercial of all time, i think. i hear they have a new kid. i'm a little nervous. >> this is the baby during the super bowl. we'll show you a sneak peek. take a look. >> i look at her and i just want to give her everything. >> yeah. you know, everything can cost upwards of -- [ whistle ] >> i did not want to think about that. >> relax, relax. look at me. three words -- e-trade financial consultants. >> just talk to them? >> walk in and talk to them. they're pros. they'll hook you up with a solid plan. wait a minute. bobby? bobby! what are you doing, man? >> i'm speed dating! >> get investing advice for your
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family at e-trade. >> i said it from the very beginning. i want to meet the geniuses that make those ads. whoever thinks it up is funny. you just know they are. >> speed dating. >> too funny. still using the same voice but it's a different child. >> different kid, yeah. >> he's got to be 15 now? doesn't look good in a diaper past puberty. >> disgusting. >> got to think things through. >> most people will be watching the super bowl. but they say, polled men versus women. 75% of women would rather watch the game than have sex. 75% of women would rather watch the game -- >> sounds about right. sex with whom? >> that's the more interesting question. 50% of guys would rather have sex than watch the super bowl. >> this is the thing. how long does the game last, four hours? >> yes. >> can't you have sex before or sex after? you can't last four hours
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without sex? you are a pervert. so, i'm sorry. am i wrong? >> there is a lot of talk about sex. >> way too much. >> everybody talks about it. >> i want to be sex free -- i am. no. oh, that's just to throw you off. you think you know. you have no idea. none. just keeping you guessing. >> all right. there is a photo that we want to show you. we don't know what this picture is. but according to joanne lemar coe, one of our producers, there's a church in new jersey near her house. if you drive by, you can see a sign. what does it say? we don't know. there it is. god has no favorites. sign does. go giants. >> meaning this sign does? >> yes. >> i'd like them to put a "this." because that's confusing. for the people that have trouble with that sort of thing. sign does. >> this specific sign does.
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shall we -- every year -- i think we did it last year. it's a tradition now. we try to figure out competitively who can throw a football through a ring. >> yes. >> the ring is over here. >> right, right. >> shall we -- do we have footballs or -- >> what do you think this is, hoda? >> just one? is this it? >> one. >> that's crazy. you need more than one football. okay. let's go. >> you want to go first? >> why don't you go? wait, wait. >> first of all, where's the line -- >> rules and regulations. go for it. >> you go first. that's too far. right here. right here. >> now we're moving up. >> go. >> then you've got to move over. >> all right. >> i'm not feeling lucky today. >> oh, good job. what's the prize when you win? i'm just asking so i can prepare for it. >> you get to sit next to frank at the game. >> should we do it again?
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one more time. >> whooo! >> come on. come on. frank gifford's wife. >> oh! >> i thought that was in. i thought that was in. >> go, hoda! >> i know this one's in. >> the good news is we're not playing in the game on sunday. >> manning and brady know what they're doing. >> a little more speed, hoda woman. >> we have beer on the table for a good reason. >> who needs a good reason? except we have these for a good reason. you want to come over here? >> these are rings. they also double as beer openers. beer bottle openers. so you put it on your finger. >> how are you? >> good. how are you? >> very brave man. you know why? he lives here, works here, but he's rooting for the patriots. >> patriots. >> show us what you got. >> ready? >> wow. >> nothing more exciting than -- >> you earned that beer. please.
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>> thanks. >> enjoy. because it's a big turn-on. a big turn-on. >> see how you do that. >> do it in slow motion. grunt a little. yeah, baby. thank you. >> thank you very much. >> okay. these are $24.95. >> expensive. >> all different teams and stuff. >> save that. all righty. >> a lot of people think things that kill marriages are things like infidelity and some of the big ones. >> there can be issues. >> according to "the wall street journal" they came up with something -- the headline is meet the marriage killer, and they are talking about nagging. >> yeah. >> nagging, nagging, nagging. >> just women nagging or men nagging? >> it's women. women. >> only women nag. >> here's the problem. you say to your husband, hey, honey, could you fix the window? it's drafty in here. >> sure, honey. >> honey, the window? i heard you. don't second reference me. i didn't hear you the first
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time. you wait patiently. monday, tuesday, wednesday all go by. nothing happens. then you ask again. and they see it as i told you i was going to do it. i was planning to do it saturday, but they don't tell you. >> i know. >> one lady in here put a post-it note in her husband's sandwich. >> that will get his attention. >> he bit in and it said meet me at home depot at 6:00. who wants that? but they say -- >> i think that's funny. that would make him laugh. >> i think, unless you're hungry and you're, like -- >> naked and wrapped in saran wrap is good. >> dear honey, i'm so backed up, please help me, love, your sink. instead of feeling nagged and pressured -- it's all about that communication. >> are you a nagger? >> no. i'm not a nagger. >> because you don't give a rift. >> i don't care. >> she doesn't care if the ceiling is falling in. >> honestly. >> if the lock on your door is
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broken. >> it doesn't matter. >> doesn't matter. >> because most things end up being fine. i don't sweat those. >> we have this year and we don't know why. we don't care. nobody told us anything about it. an interesting hole, which we also don't understand. >> there must be a reason for it. so you understand the texture of the underwear. >> oh, is that what it is? >> exactly what it is. >> we have nothing to do with it but we wanted to hold it up. >> a little gift from your girl bobbie thomas. in the house. hey, girl. >> bobbie, that didn't make your "buzz"? >> it didn't, but i thought you'd enjoy it. anyway, valentine's day is around the corner. i have something for everyone. if you're in a relationship, this love is art kit was inspired by performance art in the '60s. it comes with a canvas and body paint and you and your partner can create an abstract painting and have fun on an oversized canvas, butt -- put it on the
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wall. nobody will know how it was created. fun. >> fond memories. >> for those who are boycotting the holiday because some people don't like valentine's day, there's a little grumpy value p -- val pal. >> those are cute. >> hoda, you'll love this idea. if you're ready to take the plunge, you can get a faux lottery ticket that you scratch off and it says will you marry me. or you can make your own scratchoff secret admirer. >> why do i want that? >> why would you single her out? >> i'm not, like -- >> it's fun. the canvas is done. >> we love our bobbie. [ buzzer ] >> love you, sweet. love to make her blush. it's so easy. friday funnies. >> friday funnies.
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[ laughter ] >> thank shelly muller in advance. it better be funny. little 3-year-old boy is sitting on the toilet. his mother thinks he's been in there a little too long and goes to see what's up. he's sitting on the toilet reading a little book. but about every 15 seconds or so, he puts the book down, grips onto the toilet seat with his left hand and hits himself on top of the head with his right hand. his mother says, are you all right? you've been in there for a while. he says i'm fine, i haven't gone poti yet. mother says, why are you hitting yourself on the head? he says it works for ketchup. [ toilet flushing ] all right. that's it. i'm not doing the "friday funnies" anymore. >> because they're supposed to be funny. let's bring out our guy adam. >> in the house. >> on the way to work. he's got something toll go to work in. they look like normal work pants but they're like sweat pants, right? >> exactly right.
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>> those are fantastic. >> kind of weird knee pad things going on but very comfortable, you know -- >> a belt with it? >> cute little pockets in the back. a little belt. i don't know if i'd actually wear them. >> like the men's version of pajama jeans. >> sorry but those are amazing. if you really want to be cool, david beckhams go underneath, baby. >> that's for monday. >> get them at brand.com. up next, two lucky ladies get a brand-new look. and it's a special heartfelt makeover day. "today's you by campb brought to you by campbell's. that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm. for half the calories plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8.
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>> back with a special edition of wear red today for the plaza ambush makeovers and we plucked two heart-healthy ladies from the crowd and surprised them with a new look. >> contribute or the and stylist to the stars, louis licari. la, la, la, la, la, la. >> and us weekly contributor and author jill martin -- and cougar. >> hi, kids. how are you? >> good. >> how was it on the plaza today? >> it was great. we were able to find two heartwarming stories of ladies with heart disease in their families. perfect day for this. >> and their sisters. >> and their sisters. >> we're going to do them both. laura lee is 55 years old from st. louis, missouri. since her daughter passeds away six years ago she's been too busy looking after her grandkids to take care of herself. she was thrilled when we approached her on the plaza. take a listen. >> everybody's already crying. and i'm so happy we can give this to you on this special day. this is really important for your family.
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>> it is. it's very important to our family. we lost our parents to heart disease, my grandma, and we recently just lost a child. so. >> i can't even imagine what you two are going through, but we're so happy we can give you a special day. are you ready? >> i'm ready. i've been ready. >> she's got a great, positive attitude. this is laura lee's before picture. her sister's going to react to it after this. but all right, laura lee. come on out and let's see the new you! whooo! >> oh, my goodness. >> oh, oh, oh. >> turn around. >> oh, my gosh. >> you look fantastic. >> so fun. >> i love it. awesome. >> i love the haircut. >> what he did is took her
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haircut and just made it more contemporary, short, modern, pixie. but notice it still has the length in the front. >> yes. >> high blush which just lifts the face. you look younger, brighter, prettier. you look like a movie star. >> that outfit looks terrific. >> and jewelry. >> macy's always partners up with us for this national wear red day. we're so happy we could give her these pieces in the process and the jewelry is just great, delicate but statement jewelry. >> it's beautiful. >> oh, my gosh. you look beautiful. >> here's the plan. you're going to go over there and face the wall right there. but she's going to see the back of her hair and she's going to know. will you stand in front of her? >> okay. perfect. >> if something happens, i don't want to know. our second lady is nancy, 57 from st. louis, missouri. after losing both her parents to heart disease and losing her son four months ago, boy, this
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family's been through a lot. she's ready to start this new chapter in her life with a brand-new look. let's hear it. >> all right. we're all crying, but there is some fun here because i know you want this for your sister. tell me why. >> because she deserves to be pampered. >> aw. i know you told me already. hot mama look. >> the hot mama look. >> are you ready to go? >> i'm ready. i'm ready. i'm so ready. >> all righty. so laura doesn't turn around yet. take one last look at -- that's not laura. nancy, let's take a look at her before and let's bring the new nancy out. stay here. >> come on out! >> okay. >> you want to see yourself? >> yeah. >> you ready? behind. >> she's walking like she's going to break something.
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>> oh, my god. i love it. >> how gorgeous do you look? >> you look great. face this way. >> all right. j.b., one second. on three, you both turn around. one, two, three. >> aw. >> oh, wow. >> you look great. stand right next to each other. >> you can hold her -- >> let's hear about nancy. >> this just shows the quick tips of a little bit of beauty really works. number one, nancy, this is a color statement. she had her hair too light in the front, washing your color out. now that rich, chocolate brown. your eye color is there. you look fantastic. everything pops. you're vibrant. you are what i felt when i was
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working with you inside. >> tell me this is a celebration of the day and their life so this color does pop. we wanted to give her this fabulous dress for a night out from alan tracy available at macy's. >> thank you, macy's, for doing this with us every year. >> big round of applause. >> yay! >> thanks, guys. thank you, jill. >> all righty. getting our fans to step up and ask us a few questions, always very scary. for us. [ male announcer ] what's the beat that moves your heart? how about the beat of a healthy heart? campbell's healthy request soup is delicious, and earned this heart, for being heart healthy. ♪ feel the beat? it's amazing what soup can do. that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm. for half the calories plus veggie nutrition.
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from easy, breezy, beautiful covergirl. it is time for "3, 2, 1 live" with sara haines. did you do a good job? >> i think so. kai has a question about the super bowl. >> who is your favorite player in the super bowl this sunday? >> eli manning. >> eli! >> we love them all, but he's
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the only one that comes to mind. >> victor cruz. we like him, too. >> he touches the balls that eli throws. >> and he can do the salsa. >> on a timely topic, joe from virginia with a question about super bowl yummies. >> what kind of food are you going to be eating during the super bowl? >> we get in into so much trouble. we have the chili and the hot dogs and the guacamole and the chips and all that. then we do little mini cheeseburgers and mini rubens. it's fun. >> next up we have shirley from new york city who came really far from this. a question about reality tv. >> what is your favorite reality tv show? >> you know, i do watch a lot of those housewives shows. sometimes it's just on in the background. you know what i'm saying? but i know all their names. >> i'm not a fan of the genre. >> how about that.
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it's a genre. >> i'm just not. i like to see human beings elevated, not degraded. and i think there's so much deg regags of the human spirit. sorry. debbie downer. >> we'll be back after this. [ female announcer ] what makes smoothness last? what makes a touch linger? smooth sensation from nivea. the light lotion with moisture enhancing 24-hour-plus hydra iq. it works with your skin's hydration system to keep your skin smooth all day... all night. ♪ smooth sensation and the essentials collection with hydra iq only from nivea. touch and be touched.
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funding allegedly stolen by a member of the parent-teacher organization. ellis elementary school's pto is out about $16,000. police say the treasurer deanna lynch took the money and used it for personal expenses. tonight, several restaurants in sunnyvale will host eat for ellis fund-raiser. panera will donate proceedings to the school's recy pus. a look at weather and traffic after the break. honey...? [ mom ] yes.
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welcome back. a live look over san francisco. you see the trans-america pyramid a few high, wispy clouds overhead. sunny conditions and breesy out there. 66 degrees in almaden. san francisco, tomorrow for giants fans, bring your sunglasses. on the mild side. we'll take you through our full force cast during our 11:00 a.m. broadcast. i can show the south bay map. mostly green, 101 recover through san jose. unfortunately we have an accident that cleared in palo alto now it's slow from 237 up towards about willow. we're going to go over to the other side of the bay. oakland, things are slow past the coliseum past 29th where an accident should be moved over to the shoulder. >> coming up on nbc bay area news at 11:00, hundreds of homeowners getting help with mortgages today. organizers say they have a pretty good chance of success. find out how they're making it possible. christina talks about giants fan
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fest. fans are psyched about baseball season. a preview of fan fest. mike goes one-on-one with adam levine, how he's gearing up for the show. "today's healthy heart" is brought to you by campbell's address your heart campaign. >> we're back on this try day friday with today's healthy heart. heart disease including stroke is the leading cause of death for men and women in the united states. >> in recognition of american heart month, we are wearing red today to encourage everybody to learn everything you can to live a heart-healthy night. >> and our nutrition expert will put our knowledge of heart health -- >> or lack of -- >> to the test. >> a lot of surprises here today because these are all food you want to know about for a healthy heart. >> okay. >> nuts are healthy, but one of the three nuts we have here -- walnuts, pistachios or --
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>> what was the third one? >> hazelnuts. >> okay. >> one of these is a major source of healthy omega 3 fats. which one? >> pistachios. >> no. >> what was the other one? >> walnuts or hasz el. >> the weird one. >> i'm going to say walnuts. >> walnuts. >> just a handful -- >> please call those by the other name from now on. >> hazelnuts. >> names we know them by would be helpful. >> next thing, a new study came out that shows drinking black tea can help to lower blood pressure if you drink it every day. but how many cups do you need to drink daily to get this effect? one, three, or five cups? >> definitely five. >> no. >> three. >> three. and you would be right. >> this is fun. >> next, moving on to -- it gets better, girls.
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saturated fat is artery clogging, animal proteins. but one of these meats is a heart-healthy choice. filet mignon, pork tenderloin or baby lamb chops? >> go for it. >> lamb chops. >> no. >> no! >> of course it isn't. that's awful. >> it's -- fillet. the fillet. >> no. it's the pork tender loin. >> almost no saturated fats, just like chicken. >> how about eggs? >> how about 'em? >> eggs are in your repertoire. how much cholesterol is in two eggs? is it 50%? 75%? or 100% of your daily recommendation? >> two eggs? >> two eggs. >> 50. >> no! >> the other one. >> the other one. >> 100% and you would be right. two eggs is your cholesterol for the day. >> okay. >> another egg question before we move on. we have the yolk and we have the
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white. does the white contain cholesterol? yes or no. >> no. no. >> you'd be right, hoda. >> i would appreciate personally her getting the question right. >> we know alcohol is the good kind and the bad kind. >> are we on the wine yet? >> now we're on the wine. >> something i know a little bit about. >> true or false, moderate intake of women for women -- >> she already has her hand up. >> true, true. >> yes. it is true. one drink a day for women can help -- >> i look thinner when i do that. >> let's move on to something you know more about. a fiber-rich diet can support heart health. which of these has the most fiber? >> oatmeal. >> oatmeal, oranges. >> you would be wrong. >> are those dates? >> no. these are blackberries. >> blackberries. >> have twice the fiber, eight grams. >> do that again.
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>> we're going to finish up strong on exercise. >> i already had the whole thing. >> behind by three. this is for the whole thing. this is not a florida primary. all right? go! >> a one-hour stroll in the park. you'll cover about three miles. how many calories are you burning? is it 300, 500, or 700? >> walking or running? >> walking. you're strolling. >> 300. >> okay. >> 300. the first one. >> that was me. >> you win. >> take a look. >> a heart-healthy basket of stuff you ladies love. >> is that wine? >> yes. >> i'll just take this and give you everything else. there you go, baby. everybody gets what they love. thank you, natalie. >> valentine's flowers and drinks they'll love after this. [ male announcer ] juice drink too watery?
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around here, we do not miss a beat for valentine's day. wine can be good for the heart and the receiving flowers can make it soar. on this holiday, why not both both? >> celebrity event planner and greatest wedding planner in the world is here today for floral arrangements. put everybody in the mood. >> in the mood. in the groove. >> this guy, by the way -- >> i could have danced all night. >> all night. >> although you're messing up my hair. >> so. this is a white russian. >> white russian. >> it's amazing. it's neat. fresh cold espresso. we're going to garnish that with a little orange rind. >> curl those babies. >> carefully. >> electric shock? >> exactly.
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>> let's drink. >> i'll just toast you. >> cheers. >> cheers. >> tell us about this flower arrangement you have going. >> the great thing about this flower arrangement -- >> that is good. >> it's one of the least expensive flowers, white spider mum. put it in water. pop these in. this is well hydrated. this will last at least a week. >> pretty. >> there's a game with it. >> what's the game? >> whoever gets the first double decides which color, the light or dark pink. >> all right. that's just it. two 4s and you got it. >> and do one of the dark ones. >> there we go. >> i love your accent but i done always understand you. >> oh. >> very cute. >> make me dessert. so you get to play a fun game with the flowers. >> that's sweet. look behind us, how beautiful
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the carnations. >> together with the car neighs. you can find this at a corner store, full of carnations. this also lasts about a week. longer than a day. >> okay. >> this cocktail is called cupid's bow. start with a boxer. >> throw some ice in there. >> we add some lemon juice. >> so far it's healthy. >> heart healthy. >> st. germain. >> where are you from? >> zambia. >> that's why i didn't quite -- either that or estonia. >> oooooo. pretty. >> blood red. >> hodie can drink that. ho who has more fun in life than you? >> nobody. nobody. >> nobody. >> just think about it.
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>> that's sweet. >> you know why? the vodka. >> it tastes like grapefruit. >> grapefruit because of the st. germain. >> oh, the st. germain. that's what it was. >> now, in this one -- >> what's more exotic than black and white with red? >> this is actually gift wrapped from the foundation. we use three glass bowls, six roses for the whole thing. the rose is the most expensive flower for valentine's. >> i float things a lot but to put it in the center of a rose like that is gorgeous. >> a couple of ornaments and of course we have a cocktail together. >> oh, my goodness. >> never done it before. >> and you know why? you're perfect. >> we're going to drink this and toast you. >> i would like one. >> switch it up. >> we have a plethora of -- thank you. >> happy super bowl. happy valentine's. >> thank you. >> love you. you're a doll. >> mwah.
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now in "today's travel," gets your sweetie's heart going faster by surprising them with a quick getaway. >> travel and leisure magazine's editor sara spagnola is here. >> looking lovely. >> nice seeing you guys. >> why don't you take us out west. washington state, seattle, one of your favorite places. >> love it. >> actually just outside seattle about 30 miles east you'll be in snoqualmie, known for a beautiful waterfall, 270-foot waterfall. there you can see it. you'll stay at the lodge located on a cliff overlooking the falls. you'll sleep in one of 93 rooms in this contemporary chalet where you have views of the falls as well as whirlpool for two. you're going to have
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wood-burning fireplaces as well as amazing goose down comforters to snuggle up with the person you love. when you go in february, they'll throw in a half bottle of port as well as a decadent chocolate fondue for two. >> make it a whole battle. >> well, they ask you to purchase that. $229 a night and you're close to ski resorts. they have a lot of snow as well. >> beautiful. >> if you like the warm weather? >> and who doesn't love the florida keys. >> we are in love with the keys. >> flight from new york to miami, $225. it's in february, so a great rate there. you'll stay at a hotel which is actually known for a tiki bar where the rum runner cocktail is said to have been invented. there's a pool in front of the ocean and all the rooms are ocean front. temperatures are 81 degree ls. a great time to go. >> look at those. >> if you get tired of the beach or it's a rainy day, you got to go to the fishbowl, which is right close to that and go
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bowling. >> really? >> that's fun. go to the fishbowl. >> if you want to be outside, snorkeling and paddle boating and packages start at $199. >> new mexico. >> the inn and spa. it's done to look like a house pueblo so it has that native-american-inspired architectu architecture. you can explore the galleries and the museums almost to yourself in february. $166 for the rates. they'll throw in a cocktail. great place to go. >> your eyes lit up when you said that. >> yes, they did. >> when you said hot kiss cocktail. >> something about it sounds so delicious. >> take us to chicago. >> chicago, i'm so excited to have the opportunity to talk about the pub at chicago, a brand-new resort in the gold coast neighborhood. >> beautiful. >> what i love about it is the lowest price point. we're talking $165 in the month of february and not only that,
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they throw in breakfast for two as well as a complimentary full bottle of alcohol, late checkout. great shopping. great resort. it has that four-star service but a little bit of that laid-back aesthetic. >> public chicago. >> exactly. >> and out west, california. >> exactly. this is called the iron hotel. five acres of meadows. you can sit in the hot tub, snuggle with the person you love. this is a great place. talking about going someplace to unplug and connect, this is the place. that's my favorite room there. there's scrabble. >> bowling? >> farmer's market. not bowling. rates start at $90 a night. >> wow. >> super affordable, three hours north of san francisco. lots of great ideas for places to go. >> what is your dream place? if money was not an object at all, where would you -- in the whole world. >> i am really excited about the
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galapagos right now. i don't know. i love wife spotting. love the go down to south america. what about you guys? >> crazy woman. how about you, hodie? >> i love phuket. i haven't been in so long. >> thailand. >> gorgeous beaches. >> you guys are warm-weather ladies. i think you have a trip coming up. >> i like little palm island. >> me, too. >> just north of key west. when money is not an object, that's where you want to go. oh, my gosh. >> great rates -- there are great rates so you can get there now. >> thank you very much. up next, a cook-off before the big kickoff.
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and now in today's kitchen, getting saucy.
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super bowl culinary football championship. not just the vince lombardi trophy at stake this year. >> representing new england are sisters karla and christine, chefs and owners in boston. and representing new york, michael from chef's porterhouse in new york. ladies first. a little cook-off. tell us what you are making for us. >> we have wes welker wings here -- >> yeah. >> whoa. >> friends over there. >> not anymore. >> it's over. it's done. >> okay. >> we have fair catch fried clams with a mediterranean paoli and hot peppers. >> perps. >> and warm spiced punch. >> isn't it supposed to be blue? >> it is blue. >> it looks green. >> sabotage. >> i'm not sabotaging anything. i'm trying everything. try a little bit of everything.
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>> okay. >> no, no, no. >> okay. these are good. how did you make these? >> balsamic glaze. >> thank you. >> rosemary, little brown sugar. >> this is good. >> new england fried clams. >> we heard you like seafood. >> how about the blue. do we try it? tell us about the drink. what's in it? >> white rum, grape juice. >> i like it. >> mos cat toe. >> you must that. >> i love it. i'm happy right now. >> cheers. >> so we've got the latest. lovely sisters. let's go down here. >> they are lovely. >> one more thing. >> oh. hold on. >> fiesta! >> all right. >> come on now.
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let's go. we're having a tailgate. those are short ribs of beef barbecued with a coffee barbecue sauce. >> they look delicious. however, they're huge. hands off, barbie. >> a super bowl party here. >> this looks delicious. >> oh. that's good. >> full cooked short ribs. put them on the grill. >> love it when the food slops you in the face. that's delicious. it's delicious. >> here we go. sweet ial january sausage on a heroic bun. >> oh my god. >> get in there. >> you did break it up. thank you. >> all right. here. great italian sausage. peppers. >> two great drinks. nonalcoholic. razz perry lemonade fizz. and the payoff drink, long
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island iced tea. >> touchdown! >> thank you, thank you. gee, i wonder who the winner will be. >> long island iced tea. >> we're getting the game. >> go, giants! >> it's just the alcohol. >> we have to do it. >> him! >> sorry, ladies. >> we get the game. we don't care about the football. >> love you guys. >> we're set. >> it's all terrific. >> all fabulous. god bless you guys. >> great game on sunday. >> great game. >> next week, highlights and lisa kudrow. [ male announcer ] for some reason
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those five food groups sound a whole lot better when you put them in a taco shell instead of a pyramid. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. fantastic! pro-gresso ] they fit! okay-y... okay???

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