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101 and i-5 still one way traffic control because of an overturned vehicle. it's open on both lanes. that's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back live in 30 had minutes. . good morning. frozen, the blizzard still slamming parts of the northeast after bringing the region to a stand still. worcester, massachusetts, closing in on an all-time record. 25 inches of snow and counting. from new yk city dodges a bullet, and our team is scattered far and wide today, tuesday, january 27th, 2015. >> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," the blizzard of 2015, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-a in rockefeller
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plaza. >> good morning. nice to have you along, tuesday morning, 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. still happening out here on the west coast. look at plymouth, massachusetts. snow still coming down hard. >> even from 3,000 miles away on the west coast you can hear the sigh of relief though from people in the new york city area because we really got lucky with this storm. though as you say, the same cannot be said for the people to the east of us and to the north. >> that's right. we want to get to the latest on the storm. states of emergency declared in eight states from pennsylvania all of the way up to maine. but as the system is moving north now, many of those travel restrictions that were put in place are being lifted. >> how do you think air travel is doing? it's one of the biggest impacts of this storm. the backlog of canceled flights just keeps growing. more than 5,000 already today. >> in massachusetts, the national guard activated 500 members overnight to help clear roadways, operate shelters, as well. and nbc's dylan dreyer is in the middle of it driving around boggs on the and looking at what is going on there right now. good morning to you.
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>> reporter: good morning, savannah. i worked in boston for six years. this is about as powerful as the storm i've ever seen hit the city itself. now, we are in the comfort and the warmth of the blue mobile named after the -- and we have equipped it now with several cameras to give you all different views so that we can be out in the snow and you can stay warm at your home. so let's take a look at the camera out front of the blue mobile here. you can see that we have this blowing, drifting, heavy snow. it reduces visibility very quickly. we've been in and out of whiteout conditions all morning long. all night long the snow was heavy to the.where we have seen snowfall totals records. in massachusetts we've picked up 25 inches of snow. their all-time record is 32.1. so we are closing in on that. and the snow is still falling. we've also had wind gusts up near 80 miles per hour in nantucket and there has been coastal flooding prompting some
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evacuations for some areas along the coast with the high tide. the worst part about this is the fact this is going to last all day long. the blizzard of 2015 begins with more than 35 million people in its path, from maryland to maine. the monster storm is bringing life to a relative standstill. the snow is being measured in feet, not inches. not as bad as predicted in new york. the storm saving its hardest punch for new england. with blizzard warnings up across the 250-mile swath of the northeast, authorities exercised caution. commuter railroads were shut down, along with new york city's subways and buses. new jersey's governor urged people to stay off the roads. >> let's get humpgerred down, go through the storm. you know, we're tough in this state. we've been through plenty of things before. >> reporter: while new york's travel ban for drivers could mean a $300 fine for violators. at the airports, nearly 7,000
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flights were canceled. the only thing flying, food off the shelves as shoppers mobbed the supermarkets to stock up on supplies. >> people just like fight for things. it was crazy. >> reporter: new york city's mayor asked residents to check on neighbors in need. >> you don't know if you're the one to save someone's life because you took the time to check on them. >> reporter: a dangerous job of boston has crews cut power lines to prevent coastal flooding fires. people shared their experiences during the storm from the frustrating to the fun, using social media. as the hours pass and snow keeps falling, advice from a man who has seen his share of storms. >> stay in the house. get out of the snow. let the snow people do their thing. >> reporter: now, obviously i i am inside the truck but i want to show you the outside of the blue mobile. we are a roving satellite truck which means we can transmit a signal to you while we drive along the roads. but that's why we're kind of a
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little bit away from downtown because sometimes the buildings will mess up the signal. we're in south boston. looking out the front of the blue meebl here you can see that we do have the cross winds coming over this bridge and we will be dealing with whiteout conditions although the heaviest of the snow has tapered off for now. but that's not to say it's not going to fill back in as we continue through this storm. but again, we are here in the blue mobile and we will give you a full tour showing you the capacity of what this thing does coming up at 7:30. >> thank you so much. >> i like that guy's advice, let the snow people do their job. air travel in this region pretty much to a halt. more than 7700 flights in all in and out of the northeast have been canceled. the ripple effect from that is reaching across the country. nbc's tom costello is at laguardia airport here in new york. tom, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. good morning, west coast. when was the last time you ever saw a new york airport look like this? laguardia airport completely empty. no flight operations today at laguardia.
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no flight operations at newark. none at jfk, at philly, at boston. the truth of the matter is not much is moving today in the northeast. on the ground at what are normally bustling east airports, largely deserted. at jfk airport hundreds of passengers stranded after being stuck on the ramp on the plane for hours. among them, alexis dehasse. >> we then got ushered back into the area, in the terminal, and just left really to our own devices. >> reporter: thousands of flights in the northeast canceled, from pittsburgh -- >> i would rather be in the south. >> reporter: -- to newark where gina was trying to get to germany. >> airlines canceled all of our flights. i rebooked with united however i'm having issues checking in. >> reporter: laguardia's airport was a ghost town by dinner time. concourses locked up. so many cancelations not a single person here trying to check in. with a third of the nation's air
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traffic transiting through new york airspace, the delays and cancelations have been rippling across the country. in los angeles we found kevin donaldson trying to get back to new york. >> i got about an hour's sleep last night between looking at the internet, searching for flight, looking for cancelations. just trying to get out of here. >> reporter: no dice. take a look at this incredible time-lapse of air traffic over the eastern u.s. monday. thinning out over the day, then virtually empty as night fell. the storm even shut down much of amtrak service. the northeast corridor this morning is closed down. while on the roads and snowplows are trying to stay ahead of the storm. the message the same from pennsylvania to maine. >> i can't stress this part enough, please stay off the roads. >> reporter: this morning a huge section of the country is quite simply frozen in place. so if you're on the west coast and you're having to travel today and you may think, this isn't going to effect me, may be.
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chicago is effected, atlanta is effected, dallas, houston, all of these major hub airports that feed into the east coast, if they have planes out of position, you can see how this ripples across the entire system. >> tom costello, thanks very much. let's turn to al and get the latest on all of it. >> in fact, the no mail delivery in connecticut, rhode island, or massachusetts today. so with that old saying, neither rain nor snow, but we do have hurricane warnings -- i should say blizzard warnings in effect for long island up into new england, right along the coast. those will continue for the next 18 hours. this storm system, as you can see on the radar, really getting itself together. we've got officially 7.8 inches of snow at central park. we did find two feet of snow in new york city. sorry. >> well-done. >> thank you very much. tweeted that #blizzard2015. system moves up.
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snowfall rates one to two inches this morning. whiteout conditions. coastal flooding will continue. afternoon and evening hour, more heavy snow for eastern maine tonight. subzero windchills. snowfall amounts generally, again, from north of boston into eastern maine. about another 9 to 12 inches on top of this. but for the most part, all in all, it's not the worst in the world. you know what? the reason we didn't get heavy snow here, the storm system really set up about 90 miles east of where we thought it would. had it been a little bit closer we would be talk a much different story. >> we'll take it. we'll take it, al. thank you. the new england patriots got out of boston. they beat the storm arriving in arizona for super bowl xlix last night. and there are some new twists in the deflategate scandal. new report on who handled the patriots footballs before the afc championship game. and then a powerful statement from the team's owner. nbc national correspondent peter
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alexander is in glendale where it is media day. peter, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the stage is now set. officially five days to the greatest football show on earth. just as soon as the patriots landed here yesterday their owner robert kraft came out swinging saying he was disappointed in how the nfl has handleded deflategate. and, again, proclaimed his team's innocence. patriots owner robert kraft turned the table on the in fact if this demand, if his team is cleared of any wrong doing. >> i would expect and hope that the league would apologize to our entire team and, in particular, coach belichick and tom brady, for what they have had to endure this past week. >> reporter: the patriots arrived in phoenix monday focused on claiming their first super bowl ring in ten years. >> my attention is focused on seattle seahawks. >> reporter: the deflategate controversy that's followed them for a week took a new twist. with a report claiming the nfl has zeroed in on a team locker room attendant whose already
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been interviewed by the league. fox sports report surveillance video shows that attendant taking footballs from the official's locker room after they were inspected into another room at gillette stadium before bringing them out on the field. nbc news has not independently confirmed the report. but almost immediately the league's independent investigator broke his silence responding that no one should draw any cop collusions about the sequence of interviews. indicating the investigation is preceding expeditiously but will take at least several more weeks. one major step still to come, interviewing patriots quarterback tom brid difficultady. this week brady said the nfl wouldn't interview him until after the super bowl. >> we worked hard to this point. you know, this is no time to, you know, slow down. >> reporter: the questions he's already answered like during last week's wide-reaching news conference have had an affect on the three-time super bowl champion. >> i personalized a lot of things and thought this was all about me and my feelings got hurt. and then i moved past it and
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because it's not serving me. >> reporter: how's this for another distraction. seahawks fans might consider this an open menman. the fire alarm fired overnight. the good news is no fire, nobody hurt, but it woke up a ton of them. the hotel says, matt, it was simply an anomaly. >> we'll take them at their word, peter. thank you very much. >> rename it alarmgate or something like that. turn to natalie. news of an alleged spy ring in new york. >> it's bizarre. the fbi says it has broken up a russian spy ring right here in new york city. one suspect who worked as a banker was in court on monday. the other two are diplomats who have now left the country. prosecutors say all three gathered economic intelligence and tried to even recruit u.s. residence of russian origin to work with them. the investigation started after the 2010 arrest of female russian spy anna chapman and her colleagues. the owner of that small drone that landed in a white house tree early monday is cooperating with the secret service.
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the incident led to a security alert and a lockdown. president and mrs. obama were in india but their daughters were home at the time. the drone operator said he lost track of the device while testing it in bad weather. when he saw a report on the news he called the secret service. officials said it did not pose a threat. president obama meanwhile was in saudi arabia today to pay his respects to the royal family following the death of king abdullah. he was greeted by the country's new leader. the president wrapped up his three-day visit to india with a speech touting the importance of religious tolerance. isis fighters have been pushed out of the strategic syrian town of kobani. international observers say kurdish forces have retaken the town which is near the turkish border. however, the pentagon warns the four-month battle is not over yet. u.s.-led forces have carried out almost daily air strike on islamic state positions around the town. merely five months after the
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death of joan rivers ss her daughters has filed a lawsuit. tamron? >> that is correct, melissa rivers is going after the clinic where her mother suffered brain damage during what was supposed to be a routine surgery. and she calls her decision to take legal action one of the most difficult she's ever had to make. on monday melissa rivers filed a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit against doctors and the manhattan clinic where her mother suffered brain damage after a routine throat procedure. in a statement melissa rivers says, in part, the level of medical mismanagement, incompetency, disrespect and outrageous behavior is shocking and frankly almost incomprehensible. it outlined missteps that the clinic contends led to the death of the comedian. among the allegation, one of the doctors involved had no right to perform any medical procedures or render any medical services to rivers. another physician, according to the suit, took photos of rivers while under sedation, announcing
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that maybe rivers will like to see these in the recovery area. and that doctor called a code blue around 9:28 a.m., but that it wasn't until 9:40 a.m. that someone called 911, some 12 minutes later. >> in most malpractice cases you will find that it is a sequence of events that causes this tragic result. it's not one isolated thing. >> reporter: one of the family's lawyers told the "new york daily news" had the doctors acted as physicians for joan rivers instead of groupies, joan rivers would have been doing "fashion police" last week. in her statement, melissa rivers went on to say, it is my goal to make sure that this kind of horrific medical treatment never happens to begin again. >> we reached out to the clinic for a response to the suit but our calls were not returned. natalie? >> thank you, tamron. now to a story that is sure to make you thirsty or maybe not. some oregon brewers making beer from sewer water. more than a dozen local home brewers are doing to take part
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in a unique competition put on by clean water services instead of tap water. use what is once sewer water. apparently the water was purified and made cleaner than typical drinking water. don't expect to find a sewage brewer any time soon on the store shelves. competition apparently just for fun. but i guess they're drinking it. >> throw back a few sewer water beverages and call it a day. >> thank you. mr. roker? >> well, let's take a look at what's going on out west. 2 good news is getting a little rain in the central and southern california. also through the southwest. they need the rain. today some fog in san diego. 72. fog in eugene, oregon, 52 degrees. denver, look how warm, 69 degrees. it's going to get up to really about 72 there. that's at least 17 degrees above average. castro, wyoming, high of 49. we're ♪♪ the adventures you've been imagining.
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have a great day. and that's your latest weather. >> thank you. on carson who made it out of one of the last flights yesterday. good for him. she's in the orange room. >> he's in l.a. you made it from miami. your flight was diverted. >> i got lucky. >> a lot of people have been sharing their lucky stories and in some cases not so lucky. overall, social media inundated with pictures and videos of the commute that you had this morning. some of the experiences that you've been willing to share. 260,000 tweets have come in using the #blizzardof2015. in fact, it's the top trend for the past 24 hours. so we all walked into this studio this morning. it was refreshing. just like to share some of our pictures. this was my walk in. i had it easier, certainly more easier than these guys scraping up the ice off the streets for all of us to get in safely. and savannah and natalie. what a cute picture. snow angels. >> and then --
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>> and then the angels turned naughty. let's take a look at what happened. hold on. i just messed that one up. swipe it again. here we go. >> this is not bad. this is ridiculous. >> this is a bomb. >> no! >> i would never do that to you. >> she did it first. >> unless provoked. unless provoked. >> i love though the slick genesis. i think everybody should do that at home. this, do you recognize this woman? >> hoda. >> hoda. >> that is hoda in freeze frame because here's what she was doing. >> in new york city, write it down. oh, my gosh. amazing. >> amazing. and adorable. and then, mr. lauer sporting the fashionable outfit. >> this is one of the few times in new york city i can get down in the middle of fifth avenue and do snow angels.
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work is still 1/2 a mile that way. >> kids, do not try that at home. >> no. then a plow came. >> then a plow came. meanwhile, use the #myneckofthewoods and send us right now, stop what you're doing, out your window right now. if you're listening on the radio, pull over, take a snapshot. we want to see what it looks like in your neck of the woods. we'll share them with the rest of our friends on >> make us jealous. still ahead. >> thank you. we're going tv more on the blizzard of 2015 in just a little while. but on a tuesday morning, this is "today" on nbc.
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a smash and grab robbery earlier in san francisco. thieveses targeted the wells fargo museum. the thieveses smashed through the windows and made off with the small gold nuggets that were part of a gold mining display. a security guard was on deputy but was not hurt. a man is credited with helping to safely evacuate people out of a complex in san jose. firefighters say the man had just gotten off work and notices
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flamed in the carport. he went up and knocked on all the doors and alerted people inside. the east coast blizzard is having a ripple effect in the bay area when it comes to travel. 85 flights have been cancelled into and out of the airport. mostly because of airport closures in new york newark philadelphia and boston. if you're headed out, here's meteorologist chris seen thattinea loren. so happy to see that rain there. >> so happy there. out of sierra nevada that's about it 7,000 feet that's the snow level where it will stay. for those waking up this morning, 62 degrees on the peninsula, you're waking up with 63 degrees in san francisco. you do have to keep in mind with the shower activity in combination with gusty winds out there, we're still going to hit temperatures close to 70 degrees later on tonight. and through the week temperatures stay nice and mild. more on that in a moment.
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first with mike and the drive. >> all right, christina, there's definitely wind in the area. and a slower drive as the traffic building here. look at your map. a typical pattern coming south on 880, out of milpitas. to the silicon valley. a crash on the peninsula, off of 85 and 87. that's going to be slow go there. one-way traffic control, 150 to highway 881. back to you. >> all right. we'll have more local news in just a half hour. right now, here's more of the "today" show.
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7:30 in the morning on the west coast on a tuesday, january 27th, 2015. it's also 60 degrees, a little cloudy in los angeles. while here in the northeast it's a mess. this is the scene in portland, maine, right now. the blizzard expected to dump about another foot of snow there. >> storm is the top story this morning. new york city faired the worse but it's been raging on northeast of us all morning. especially massachusetts, more than two feet of snow in worcester and it is not over yet. >> let's talk about what else is happening. owner of the new england patriots is going on offense when it comes to deflategate speaking at the opening super bowl news conference last night,
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robert kraft said the nfl will owe his staff an apology if its investigation does not uncover any wrong doing. and facebook and instagram suffered a massive outage overnight affecting tens of millions of customers in the u.s., australia, and asia. lasted 40 minutes. facebook says it was not the result of a third party attack. matt mentioned the super bowl and you are going to head to phoenix on friday for "today" but, san va that, you have a big role in the pre-game show. you have a lot of homework to do. >> a lot of special teams plays. no, i'm going to sit down with president obama live during the preshow on nbc. this is a traditional sunday super bowl interview. we'll get his take on the game and other issues and, of course, we will air the larger part of that interview on "today" monday morning. look forward to that. >> that would be fun. he's a big football fan. >> i'd wonder who he's going for. let's begin this half hour with the latest on the blizzard.
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dylan dreyer is four hours to our northeast. she's in the city of boston. dylan, good morning again. >> reporter: good morning shs matt. i decided to stand outside through this blizzard for a little while. this is the blue mobile we've been traveling in. here's why. in this dome here protected from the elements is a satellite dish. we've got that beaming up to a satellite straight ahead, so we've got a straight line shot to get connection with that satellite so we can broadcast everything about this storm to you. but once we get in it, it is completely equipped with all kinds of different cameras so we can give you a shot from all different angles. now here we are in the truck and we can start moving at this point because the satellite dish is on a rotator and we can just continue to stay linked up with that satellite. now, here's obviously the camera inside so i can talk to you. we've got one on the front of the vehicle and that one shows you what's like from a driving perspective. we have been in and out of whiteout conditions all throughout the night and all this morning. we're in a bit of a lull right now but that's not to mention
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the fact that we have the wind that is still gusting up near 40 miles per hour. we also have a roof camera so you can see around us, as well. this one also indicating that we've got some rough coastal waters in this area. we've had a storm surge of three feet along the east coast of massachusetts. i also have a camera over my shoulder here. i've been using this one to obviously watch the latest radar. we've got more snow that's moving right back into the boston area. i've been watching this so we can make sure we're in the right location at the right time. and really this whole thing is designed so that we can be out in the elements and you don't have to be. we can show you what is happening. and again, looking out front you can see that there are a couple of vehicles moving through, a couple of people even walking on the bridge here. but for the most part this city is shut down because they know things will get bad before they get better. matt and savannah? >> dylan, thanks very much. >> as dylan mentioned, the snow is not the only concern. high winds, coastal flooding causing problems as well. the weather channel's mike
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seidel is in plymouth, mass, and seeing a lot of that. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. down here on the coast it's been a wild morning. we've had evacuations just up the coast. all the coastal communities have had serious beach erosion, major coastal flooding. and to go along with that, look at the snowdrifts. three to four foot deep here. i've been walking through them all morning. the reason we have the big drifts is because we've had winds gusting for 50 miles an hour now paebeaking at over 70 miles an hour. at high tide this morning around 4:30, it came through the harbor and filled up this entire front yard of the restaurant. this is all under water and you can see how the water came around the d u.k. nune of snow. the winds are gusting over 50 miles an hour. you can probably hear it. look at the waves. next high tide is this evening. late this afternoon, early this evening. we're going to have some more
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coastal overwash and some more storm surge and more issues. and right now we've got about 44,000 customers without power, matt. that includes all of nantucket island. back to you. >> mike, thank you very much. nbc's john yang is just to mike's north and the cold and snow in portland, maine, is relentless. good morning to you. >> reporter: matt, forecasters say this is what it's going to look like in portland all day. steady snow into the night. this is a -- a little pedestrian greeting us here. now officially there are six inches fallen. but because of the wind blowing this snow it's very uneven. if i sink our very expensive scientific gauge here we've got about ten inches. this is sort of downwind. now let's go into the wind and we get here which hasn't been plowed and there's virtually nothing. this is a real havoc for people trying to clear the road and
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drivers who are trying to get by suddenly finding drifts of snow covering the road. matt? >> john yang. john, thank you very much. makes travel a headache for a lot of people. what are we looking for today? >> we're going to continue to see this heavy snow in new england, eastern half of long island, as well. we're talking about more heavy snow, pushing its way through. again, the snowfall amounts that we've seen so far, ms. massachusetts, 29 inches. new york, almost 29 inches. worcester, mass, east port, 22. providence, rhode island, 12 inches of snow. wind gusts to 32 miles per hour. jfk, montauk, 36. nantucket, 64-mile-per-hour winds. you add in the windchills, islip, feels ss like four. as you can see, we're looking at additional snow from north of
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boston on into parts of eastern maine. we are looking at anywhere from 9 to 12 inches of snow. and, in fact, as we look at the -- more of the snow we're going to see, again, during the afternoon, the windy conditions in the northeast, plenty of sunshine through the gulf coast. right on into florida. look for a few showers in the pacific north west and we're expecting rain in central 7:37. good morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. showers pushing up and down the peninsula. you know what this is really light, but you might actually have to use your windshield wipers from time to time if you're heading up the peninsula. southbound 880 will be the trend for today. temperatures right now really mild. 62 degrees on the peninsula. the tri valley is at 63 what about 65 degrees later on. very light showers. mostly cloudy skies. the temperatures in the mid-60s.
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>> back at 7:43 with more on the blizzard. new york governor andrew cuomo lifted the travel ban in new york city and nassau county to the east. it is a mess further east in suffolk county where nbc's jeff rossen is. good morning again. >> matt good morning. hard to believe, but right now i am standing in somebody's driveway.
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hard to tell if you didn't look all the way back and see the cars buried. it's like that all over this area. i have covered storms for a lot of years. we are always out the next day interviewing people who are shoving and plowing themselves out. i know a lot of people are opening their eyes saying how in the world am i going to shovel this? this morning we are doing something different, guys. we hired our own private plow and we will send them to get the cars out. we have been all over the place today. overnight paying it forward. overnight as the snow fell sideways. >> we made our move. # nothing bad, it's all good. i have a surprise for you. >> we are not busting bad guys. >> how would you like me to plow
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your driveway? >> yes! woo-hoo! we are so happy. >> i will even shovel your walkway. will you bring me hot chocolate. >> of course. we have the best hot chocolate. >> to help us we had robert from expectations snow plowing. >> this house on the corner. >> you got it. >> a busy day for you. >> we will be plowing for the next three days. >> we surprised this neighbor. >> i'm still shocked. i didn't expect this in the middle of a blizzard. >> and his neighbor. you serious? >> i'm dead serious. >> yea! i like that. we have a deal. >> we keep plowing people out. for the best price ever. free. >> all done here. >> all done here. next house. >> after clearing dozens of
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homes, we head towards the highway. does anyone need help there? >> this is the main road? >> yes. >> i don't think there stranded cars out here. >> look around. it's desolate. >> i covered a lot of storms and there is nobody on the road. people have taken the travel warning seriously and stayed home. >> this is the first time they have done that. everyone has taken it seriously. >> we turn back on to the side streets and when i approached this home another first. >> jeff rossen from nbc news. >> they are more concerned about their elderly neighbor. >> the house down there, there is a senior in there. that would be nice. >> we will check on the senior citizen and make sure she is okay. >> got to love the blizzard bonding. my producer and i tried to find her house. >> the second one. >> we finally find her. >> your neighbors wanted us to
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check on you. >> i'm doing fine. >> you are all right? >> that's margaret. she is almost 80 and lives alone. can i salt your walkway. >> if you want to go right ahead. >> i would love to. >> we get to work shoveling her walkway. the snow is wet and heavy. we are a full-service operation. yes, we brought salt to melt the ice. >> thank you very much! it's so kind of you. my neighbors will think an elf came in the middle of the night. >> i love it. >> well thank you, i really appreciate it. >> our pleasure on this busy blizzard morning. >> back to a live picture, back at work. we are not finished here yet. we have more shoveling to do. erica in our control room wants me to go to her house. the answer is no. we will drop off a bag of this salt. >> all right, jeff.
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>> announcer: you're watching "today in the bay." a very good morning to you. it's 7:56 on tuesday. i'm sam brock. we've now learned that the same measles patient visited that costco and the walmart also wept to the dave and buster's in milpitas. the health had department is alerting diners who may have been in the restaurant between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. dave and buster's in milpitas. they're concerned about possible exposure. and investigators are looking for robbers who crashed into into a bank this morning and made off with the gold nuggets. this happened at the wells fargo museum bank. it included a stage coach that was left untouched.
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>> christina, good morning. >> good morning, sam. radar lit up like this this morning, a very welcome sight. we are not going to see showers for most of the day, very light. these are your current temperatures. 53 in san francisco. upper 40s in the north. what a difference a day makes. 10 to 15 degrees milder than this time yesterday. if you enjoy mild conditions more of the same for wednesday into thursday. then a warming trend towards the weekend. >> off the christina. much better news. the 152 just got word it's completely open between lover's lane and casa de fruta and hollister. that's better news for south bay. and the crash moving to the shoulder of the roadway. and the dumbarton bridge a live shot shows you 584, a late crash
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on 680 is causing slowdown. back to you. >> all right. a crunch in places. we'll see you in 25 minutes for another update.
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it's 8:00 on c3 y a continuación vamos a ver qué many make the most of it hunkering down at home and embracing the snow day. ♪ let it snow let it snow snow snow ♪ it snowed so much last night ♪ >> plus, back street is back and honest documentary about ups and downs has the clak classic boy band back in the spotlight. and are you ready for football food? we'll help you get a big start on this sunday's big game.
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today is tuesday, january 27th, 2015. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." it is the 27th of january, 2015. a chilly day. we have a great crowd out here. a little crowd. >> small and energetic. >> exactly. it's a special day. my mom's birthday is today. happy birthday, mom. >> that's fantastic. many happy returns. meanwhile, thank you guys for sticking it out out here. we have some shawn mendes fans. that's a good thing as well. mean whi, let's check in with dylan drier.
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she is driving aren't city of boston. how it is looking now? >> not good, matt. it really hasn't changed. the storm is rablgingging all night. as you know, we are in the blue mobile named for the late nbc news correspondent david bloom. this was his vehicle. this is what we have now vipd as a weather vehicle to tackle this type of weather. look at some of our cameras out the front of this vehicle. you can see these whiteout conditions, surprisingly we have seen people walking across this bridge. i guess people do have places to go. we haven't seen many vehicles besides some clouds. but we have seen the whiteout conditions. now across massachusetts, we have already seen up to 18 inches of snow down on cape cod. even more than that in some areas. we've also had wind gusts on nantucket. up near 79 miles per hour. and as we continue over the course of the next several hours, the snow will continue to pile up. we're still looking at up to 2 1/2 feet of snow possible in
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coastal flooding is also a major concern. so unfortunately, matt, it is going to get worse before it gets better around here. >> thank you very much. >> this storm is having an impact across the country. thousands of flights canceled today because of the storm. most of the major airports in the northeast shut down. that has a ripple effect. let's get to tom costello. good morning again. >> it's a ghost town. good morning to you. look at this. not a single person here at laguardia. laguardia shut down. newark airport, same story. jfk airport, hundreds of people stuck overnight because their flights were canceled mostly to europe. and those folks spent the night kind of camped out on the floor there in the terminal. nationwide today, 4500 flights canceled. that is roughly 15% of the total for the entire country. the ripple effect is going to and is already extending all the way across the country. chicago, denver, l.a., houston, dallas, all of these cities
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affected because we have all of new york's airports shut down, boston, philadelphia, nothing is moving in the air. it may take 24 to 48 hours to get back up and running again. back to you. >> all right. tom costello, thank you. >> normally turning jenna bush hager loose on fifth avenue which is dangerous because she would spend a fortune, but all the stores are closed. it's still a bit deserted. where are you now? >> i'm actually in times square which can also be somewhat dangerous because all of the fun. and i'm here with somebody that is commuting to work. she normally commutes. this is carrie. she normally commutes on the railroad. obviously you spent the night in a hotel. zbh right had there. >> and walking to work? >> yes. >> are you hoping that everything opens up later? >> yeah. fingers crossed. >> how are you planning to get home later? >> i don't know. a hope and a prayer. no, probably be stake at the hotel one more night. >> one more night? >> yeah. >> even if the railroad is open? >> yeah, looks that way.
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>>. >> all right. thank you, get to work. we made her late. there are tons of people out here commuting mainly the same way we did this morning by foot. the travel ban has been lifted. so we see more cars. i think subways hopefully are next. it's back to life here in times square. >> jenna, thank you very much. al? >> they did a really good job. luckily we didn't get as much snow as we were expecting in new york city. there are 6,000 miles of streets in the five boroughs of new york city. it costs a million bucks per inch to get the snow off the streets. that's a big deal. let's show you what we have going on as far as your weather today. snowfall amounts so far, mattituck, new york, 24 inches. as you get into new england, those amounts are going to be even greater. you can see we still have snow that is generating from the end of long island up into boston, main as well. and, in fact, we're going it
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continue to watch this over the next 24 hours. this is not done yet. we're going to see this system pushing through, dropping more snow especially down east maine. 18 to 24 more inches over the next 24 hours. so again, with the winds up to 50 to 60 mile per hour gusts, blizzard conditions are going to be a really big problem. now let's get caught up on the rest of the news out there. back inside to natalie. >> all right. thanks soech. we begin with breaking news. defense officials telling nbc news that bowe bergdahl who was held captive by the taliban for five years will be charged with desertion. he had been accused of walking away from his post in afghanistan before he was taken prisoner. military officials say it is likely that bowe bergdahl will be given time for his time in captivity and released from the army with a lower rank. a voice said to be that of
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japanese isis hostage claimed he has less than 24 hours to live. he also says that a captured jordanian pilot has even less time. he said they will both be killed unless jordan frees a would-be female suicide bomber arrested ten years ago. nbc news has not authenticated the reporting. now the latest on that drone which crashed at the white house early monday morning in the secret service now questioned the man who was flying it. nbc's kristen welker has the latest. >> reporter: just two feet long this drone became the latest intruder over the white house fence. leading to a lockdown and intense search. the drone's owner who came forward monday reportedly works for the federal government but this was no covert mission. instead, he said, he'd been flying the recreational drone in the middle of the night to see how it performed in bad weather. he found out. >> the drone lands on the white house grounds. >> reporter: but according to sources that, man didn't even know his drone had crashed at the white house until he heard
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news reports the next morning. president and mrs. obama were 7 a00 miles away in india but first daughters malia and sasha and their grandmother were in washington. the secret service insists they were never in any danger. >> drones are the new reality. can you go to any radio shack and pick one up. it presents a whole new clalg for law enforcement. >> reporter: unlike many drones this one didn't have a camera. still, after a string of embarrassing incidents in which people jumped over the white house fence, the secret service now must face that the latest threat flew right over it. >> it's a game changer. you have now a device that can transport both surveillance technology and explosives that is commercially available and not instantaneously recognizable as a weapon. >> reporter: kristen welker, nbc news, washington. two unidentified bodies were found monday near an suv belonging to a missing georgia couple. the vehicle was found submerged in a body of water. the couple were last heard from on friday.
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they went to southern georgia to meet a man about vying a vintage car. they did not return home and relatives reported them missing. 28-year-old ronny adrian and jay towns have been arrested in the case. frightening moments monday at city hall in new hope, minnesota. two police officers were shot and a suspect was killed just outside council chambers. >> the resolution authorizing the purchase of an electronic leader board sign. [ gunfire ] >> get down. get down. everyone get down. >> the two new police officers had just been sworn in. they walked out the door and were con fronted by a man with a gun who started firing. other officers shot and killed the suspect. the two officers are in good condition. >> the nfl's investigators say it will take several more weeks to get to the bottom of the deflated football scandal. monday the owner of the new england patriots robert kraft defended his organization and made this demand if his team is cleared of any wrongdoing. take a listen to what he said.
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>> i would expect and hope that league would apologize to our entire team and in particular coach belichick and tom brady for what they have had to endure this past week. >> fox news report thagt league has questioned the patriots locker room attendant. he was allegedly seen on video removing footballs from the official locker room. he was apparently with the balls hey, thank you, al i think. good morning to you. we've got a little bit of shower activity there, not much, but as we head throughout the day, that will be the story. a little wind as well. you can see our camera shaking from time to time. nothing like the storm they are dealing with over there on the northeast coast. that looks like it's starting to head out. 64 in san francisco, 48 in the north bay. and 62 on the peninsula. getting into the next couple of days, temperatures stay mild. then we bump those numbers way up as we head through saturday
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into sunday. hopefully you'll have great day. >> all right, al, thank you very much. coming up on trending, meet a teacher who has his student dancing through the hall ways with a case of "uptown funk." >> the back street boys are live us with opening bup life and one of the most popular boy bands of all time. and savannah? >> hey, guys. guess who does not have fair weather? shawn mendes is here. and there are some people who are dying to see him. you're from canada. this weather is not so bad, right? >> it's freezing out here. they're crazy. i can't believe they're here. >> shawn mendes will perform live for us. first, these messages.
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new light & fit protein shakes. taste the power of satisfaction. ♪ dannon ♪ hi, we're back at 8:15. time for what is trending to day. >> let's kick off a snowy tuesday morning with american idol changing his tune. an american idol this is philip phillips. he won the competition back in 2012. he had since released hits like "raging fire" and "home." but now the 24-year-old is taking legal action against his contract according to the hollywood reporter. phillips says he's grateful for the opportunities he's been given by the show but he's accusing "idol" producers of manipulating him into accepting jobs.
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in response "idol's" production company said they always acted in his best interests and will defend themselves against any baseless claims. by way, fillphillips is the third most successful idol. he is behind carrie underer wood and kelly clarkson. apparently you leave the show but you're wrapped up in that show and they do sign a contract. >> a long time. >> for a long time. he apparently is not happy with the terms and conditions of that contract. >> i guess he outgrew that. i guess he doesn't really need their help. >> but they think without the show he wouldn't be who he is. >> right. >> right. wow. tell it to the judge kind of situation. all right, now educators are finding creative ways to engage their students. let's show you a rhode island principal showing a hit song to announce the two words every kid loves to hear, know day. ♪ i'm free school is closed school is closed ♪ ♪ because the snow is too deep
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school is closed school is closed ♪ ♪ you can stay in bed and sleep ♪ >> that principal has been waiting by the forecast to release that video. okay, when are we going to get a snow day? very well done. >> he could be in cadge quikathie lee's next musical. >> not bad. >> and here is the dallas teacher who recruit the his students for an impressive dance routine all set to that catchy song "uptown funk." don't believe me? watch. ♪ girls sent you hallelujah because uptown funk don't give it to you because uptown funk don't give it to you ♪ ♪ saturday night i'm going to be in the spotlight ♪ ♪ don't believe me just watch ♪ >> awesome! >> very cool. >> yeah.
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>> wow. he has moves. >> one participant calling this video a great example of what can happen when students trust their teachers. can you find both videos in full at >> i love this song. >> it's a great song. bruno mars in the video is fantastic. >> we don't do enough dance routines. >> yes, we do. >> no. yeah. call that teacher and the principal and get them in and we make a end of winter video. that's how long it will take us to get it together. >> how about we just do a musical? >> i'm just stirring the pot. >> and that's what's trending today. let's continue now with our week long countdown to the super bowl and another new commercial. you're seeing first here on "today." >> that's right, go daddy is known for the edgy super bowl ads. this year, no different. they feature adorable puppies. go daddy admits up front this is not the typical hallmark style ad.
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it is sure to get people talking. ♪ >> look, it's buddy. i'm so glad you made it home. because i just sold you on this website i built with go daddy. ship him out. get your domain and website all in one place at >> me no liky. that's so mean. >> i thought we protect wrangler from seeing that. >> it hurts your eyes. good thing he's sleeping. >> that's brutal. >> how are people going to feel about that? >> i know how they're going to feel. >> all of our faces just fell. >> oh, my gosh. i mean i'm sure they treated the puppy right shooting him. >> they had to. >> people will talk about it. >> but what will they say? >> they'll talk about remember
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that commercial for go daddy? >> let's not use them. >> bring back dan yak patrick. it's not just the commercials, there is also a game on sunday. we want to remind you, we'll be there. al and i are going to arizona. friday morning we'll host the show right by the stadium. >> you're an arizona native. >> that's right. >> maybe we can have an extended seminar. you can talk about the weather. >> there you go. because it's a dome stadium. >> that's right. >> yeah. all right. coming up, the back street boys know what it's like to perform at the super bowl. >> they sang the national anthem in 2001. long before one direction and five seconds of summer, they were the biggest boy band in the world. we'll talk to them live if a moment. first, backstreet's winding road. ♪ games with my heart ♪ >> with smooth vocals and slick dance moves, the backstreet boys
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were inevitable hot sensation. ♪ everybody ♪ after they roared on to the scene more than two decades ago, they lit up charts and hearts. ♪ i want it that way ♪ >> their first nine albums all debuted on billboard's top ten. now recognized as one of the best-selling boy bands in history, they've gone gold and platinum in 42 countries and sold 130 million records worldwide. >> what do you do when you're a full grown man in a boy band? >> behind the scenes, backstreet's road had the unpredictable share of twists and turns as recounted in the new documentary. >> i'm not afraid of you anymore. >> but their bond can't be broken and with enduring popularity and loyal fans, back street is back front and center. and the backstreet boys are now nick carter, howie, brian, a.j. mcclean, kevin richardson. guys, good morning you to.
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great to see you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> i love your hat. that looks super good. how is it out there in l.a.? >> thank you. we couldn't be there with you this morning personally. but we're with you in spirit. >> i kind of feel compelled to sing do you want to build a snowman. >> exactly. we're very touched by the sentiment. it's great to see you. you all look fantastic. i was watching the documentary last night. i have to say it was surprising in a sense that this is not one of those glossy, whitewashes. it's not an advertising vehicle. this is like a raw and truthful story about what all of you went through together. brian, how important was it for you to be really honest and transparent about it? >> i think it's been super important for all of us to be as real, as open as we can be. backstreet boys are never about really covering up. we share with the world what happens.
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you'll go through voice trials with me. i've been diagnosed with what is called vocal tension dysphonia, the muscle and tension around my vocal cords causing me to cut my airwaves off. it's pretty complicated. but you have to watch the documentary to check it out. but, yeah, i mean we all share ups and downs, trials and tribulations. i think that makes us stronger as a group. >> there is also a lot of fun in this, guys. was it cool to go back and kind of revisit some of the old stomping grounds? remember the glory days? >> it was, actually. it was fun. we went to our hometown. >> difficult in a way, too. >> i think the bonding experience for us. you know, we've known each other for almost now 22 years. and i think we pretty much thought we knew everything about each other. i think we learned a lot more about each other by going to our home towns. i actually getting a chance to go to kevin and brian's stomping grounds in kentucky in the back
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woods and seeing where nick grew up in tampa. it brought he is closer as a group over 20 years now. >> you think about the road you traveled. i think there say quote at the beginning of the movie says we were the biggest boy band in the world. what do you do when you grow and you're still part of that band? what it is like to kind of grow up in the spotlight? you were the youngest one. you are still the youngest one i might add. tomorrow is your birthday. zbh i'll always be the youngest. yeah. thank you. yeah. no, it's -- it was tough. a.j. and i definitely had some rough roads along the way. but, you know, that's -- you kind of discover that in the movie as well. you see all the things we've gone through. we talk about all those things as well. but we really reveal a side of ourselves that no one has ever actually seen before. which is, you know, nothing that we've been guarded but i mean we are in a boy band, man band, so to speak. and there's a lot of things that, you know, are sort of
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undercover for years. >> i have a couple seconds. a.j., have you had any advice to give to a big boy band of the day like one direction? what would it be? >> you know, they don't really need much advice. obviously doing quite well. i would say just kind of stay on your own path. that's kind of what i think has been a testament to us for over 20 years besides our awesome fans. we've just stuck to doing what we love to do. great pop music, having fun, and loving what we do. >> it's great to see you guys. you look great. great to see you play music together as well. by the way, i know you'll be back in next hour. i hope you bring the hat. it looks good. the backstreet boys showing what you're made of opens friday. we'll also be available on demand and on itunes as well. matt, over to you. >> sa van yashgs thanks very much. another popular performer, 16-year-old shawn mendes, music's first vying star. he'll perform live. he has a big announcement after your local news. take us to commercial, shawn.
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good morning. it's 8:26. i'm kris sanchez. happening today, a former california highway patrol officer accused of sharing racy photos of women in his custody will reportedly agree to a paralegal today. the "oakland tribune" says sean harrington will plead either guilty or no contest to two felonies. harrington is accused of sending raese photos from women's cell phones to his personal device. prosecutors say he then forwarded those photos to other officers. harrington resigned from the chp's dublin office last october after he was charged. and now let's check in on your commute with mike inouye. good morning. >> good morning, kris. we have a tough drive right here for westbound 580. this is in through dublin. you can tell that. we'll look at your map and tell
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you the tougher drive from livermore over to 680, where westbound 580 has a slow lane blocked. the rest of your commute looks pretty standard as far as your flow through oakland, towards the bay bridge. anywhere north from the san mateo bridge here moves nicely. that volume coming up over 92 and off of the dumbarton bridge as well slowing 101 as folks get over to that side. northbound route through san jose, your typical patterns here. 152 is all clear. back to you. >> more local news coming up for you in just a half hour. we'll see you then.
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visit today. >> we are back at 8:30 on this tuesday morning, the 27th day of january, 2015. still people gathered here in the plaza. the snow seems to pick up a little bit, the tail end of things. >> a little backwash if you will. >> backwash. that sounds appetizing. >> delicious. as we bask in the backwash we
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have a great thing going on. shawn mentes the 16-year-old singing sensation here live in the studio to give us a performance coming up. >> what sounds better on a day like today than a good hot steaming bowl of chili? >> i love it. >> nice. >> this could be for dinner tonight or for the super bowl tomorrow or on sunday. it's going to be good. >> also kate gosselin is here and we will talk to her about her family and time on celebrity apprentice. >> if younning to pop the question on valentine's day, you can do it on the plaza. share your love story on we will pe ruse the love online and get a chance. i love this. a plaza full of proposals. >> like lollapalooza. >> proposal palosa.
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>> go to and share your love. >> the latest on the storm mr. roker? >> let's check in on the backwash. it is warm out west. look at that. big ridge of high pressure dominating. look at the temperatures. denver is 71. 24 degrees above normal. look at kansas city. we are looking at 78 degrees. that is toasty. it will remain fairly warm over the next couple of days. we have a little bit of a clip they're will be coming out from canada bringing snow. cleveland into new york city. mid-atlantic state friday morning. this is not going to dump a ton of snow but it's adding insult to injury meanwhile, we actually have a pretty good-looking storm moving in. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina
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loren. some gusty winds through the higher elevations. that will be the story through the day. in addition to some light showers sweeping through we have reports and pictures coming into our newsroom of those showers. please keep those coming. you are our weather watchers after all. 48 in the south bay. you'll end up at 67 degrees. that's where you'll see the most sunshine. best chance of showers to the south of the golden gate bridge. good news is it's going to start to cool off. dry pattern returns as of tomorrow. >> that's your latest weather. >> enough said. there you go. let's go back inside. >> all right, al. thank you so much. it's a landmark event happening today. 70 years since the liberation of auschwitz and they are honoring the victims at the site. bill neely is there with the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. from the site of the largest mass murder the world has ever seen the survivors, many of
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them american are here now remembering the more than one million people killed here most of them jews. this camp was liberated exactly 70 years ago today, but the survivors still are not free of their memories. there were no flowers here when auschwitz was a death camp. no heads of state came then. but they are here today to stand with the survivors. dozens of whom came from america. their pain is raw. most were here as teenagers. they return as old men. still astonished they survived. >> the fact that maybe we will survive to see the victory over evil. >> the spirit we have in us and the belief that some day we will go through this. >> they survived the horrors and the brutal winters of the death
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camp. even after 70 years it's hard to grasp what happened here. many jews who arrived at this spot were gassed within an hour and burned. the ashes of more than a medical yon of them lie scattered all-around here. gina was inside the gas chamber at auschwitz, but it didn't work. >> i said no way. we are in a gas chamber. >> for most auschwitz was the end of the line which is where today's ceremony takes place. film director steven spielberg among the guests. but all eyes today are on the survivors. >> there close to 300 here but it is a dwindling group year by year. most of them are in their 90s. the message from here is strong indeed. we must keep alive the memory
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and the story of what happened here. so it can never happen again. from auschwitz, back to you in new york. >> bill neely, thank you so much. it's so important to take a moment and pause and remember. it breaks your heart. we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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>> we are back at 8:38 with a mother of eight and reality star kate gosselin. she was on celebrity apprentice and last night donald sent her packing. take a look. >> you have a difficult team to handle, dealing with kenya and vivica have been tough. and i really feel that it's your time. kate. you're fired. >> bummer. kate. good morning. >> good to be here.
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>> you seemed surprised. genuinely surprised. why? >> i was genuinely surprised because it was very clear throughout the task that the girls were not working well together and they never came back with our props. i was there by myself and there was a jewish holiday he was observing which was fine. i was there trying to pick up the pieces. it really was evident that we left and obviously a lot of times the project manager is fired, but i was truly -- i felt like i sat there for ten minutes staring at them in slow motion. i wouldn't believe it. >> the project you were supposed to create about trump national corral his pride and joy in florida, he said you didn't capture the luxury. do you agree now that you look back? >> i don't agree to be honest. in that situation, you deal in
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life with what you have at hand. i did the best i could. maybe clearly they didn't like our results as much as the other team. >> you have an extensive reality resume obviously. do you think it helped you at all. it didn't prevent you from being fired, but did it change your view? >> it probably should have but i am real on and off camera. i get a lot of flack for that. i under estimated, yes, it's tv but i under estimated the drama versus real life hard at work. >> drama wins most times. let's talk about kate plus eight. you are being very honest as you said about the struggles you are having at home as a single mom. you even talked about the fact that you had health conditions and you think they are related to the stress.
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how are you doing now? >> i think i reached those years that i have been warned about. it's really -- the rubber meets the road where it's eight against one. they are 10 and 14. the voices are loud and the opinions are loud. they band together against me and i just hope that the things that i have instilled in them that will come out the other side okay. >> a tough patch and you will get through it. >>. >> the teen years are nothing to laugh about. it's for real. the kids want what they want and have opinions yet at the same time i am okay with showing that. parents across america are saying yep, i'm there. yep, you have a couple more but i'm there and i'm doing it. the important lesson is to hold firm and put into them the good beliefs and morals and values that i have always stuck to. we will all be okay.
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>> keep your fingers crossed. good to see you, kate. >> thank you. absolutely. >> right here on nbc. up next game on. we are whipping up super bowl snacks that happen to be perfect for a day like this. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> be back at 8:44 and game on. what to surf and we will feature the most crowd pleasing dishes as you explore the game. >> we will have the tally, the you tube sensation. laura, good morning. this is simple. in theory you have not had these ingredients in your pantry. you can do it today.
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>> the great thing about chili, you use what you have. you can use ground beef or turkey or chicken or black beans or whatever you want. >> you have sausage and beef this morning. you could use turkey. >> you could use all turkey or ground beef only or just sausage. it's up to you. i like for a good hearty chili, i think a combination of both is good. you have the lean ground beef but fat from the sausage gives you the flavor. it smells really good. she is working and you are not. >> i'm stirring my heart out while you talk. >> you are just browning beautifully by the way. sausage and ground beef. >> look what i have done. >> look at you. >> can i put it in there? >> yes. peppers, jalapeno onion and garlic. you want to cook it for a good
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seven or eight minutes. you want the veggies to cook down and develop good color. color equals flavor and it's always free. color equals free flavor. >> when you think about it. >> you can add your spices. this is what i love. my favorite blends. i love doing good chili powder and a smoked chili. a little bit of brown sugar. this balances the tomatoes and everything together. the heat and cumin and a pinch of o reg no. give had to that a good stir. shimmy over to this side. >> i will shimmy right here. >> give that a stir and let it cook for a few minutes and let them develop their flavor. you you will add in tomato paste. not a lot. a couple of tea spoons. >> i'm not a huge baneean fan.
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can you skip it? >> these are kidney beans and you can use black beans or chick pea s. whatever you want. bulk it up. then a little bit of red wine. you could use beer if you want. i always happen to have red wine on hand because i cook a lot of sauce. >> then once you let that cook out, you add in the beef stock and the diced tomatoes. juice and everything. this will simmer for hours. >> those are from a can? >> yeah. the beans went in. >> great. no chili for me. >> sorry about that. you let that cook for hours. you need good guac. >> a the love people don't like getting the pit out.
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>> pick a good ripe beautiful avocado. you should be able to press it. it gives it a little dip to it. it shouldn't be hard. a lot of people do the knife method which terrifies me. i don't do that. i give it a gentle squeeze and take a teaspoon and pop it uh. scoop out the avocado. >> since we are running out of time talk about what we put in. >> cilantro, jalapenos. onions and a punch of salt. >> let's get instant gratification. >> of course. we have chili topped off with cheese sour cream, salsa. i like to serve it over rice but i have corn muffins over there that would do. then cakey brownies to top it off. >> the guacamole is so good.
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>> thank you so much for having me. >> you can get the recipes and more snack ideas on up next, a live performance from shawn mendes. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> we are back with billboard's first vine star shawn mentes. his first single hit on itunes less than an hour. good morning and fis to have you here. you have been making fun of us because we call this a snowstorm. >> this is just winter. >> no question about it. >> you have a big announcement. >> the debut album is coming up on itunes next monday on preorder. >> if that's any indication. >> i can't wait to see the reaction. >> can you put into perspective what happened to you the last year or so? >> i don't know how to. it just has been a dream that doesn't end. i am still in my dream. >> do you start to look down the road and how you keep this going for five and ten years.
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>> it's all about being genuine and creating music. >> your fans have been lining up. >> they are crazy. >> they walked 50 blocks to listen to you and have a chance to meet you. they are happy about the news of the album. what are you going to perform? >> life of the party. >> ladies and gentlemen, shawn mendes. ♪ it seems like there is nobody there ♪ ♪ so when it gets ♪ ♪ we don't care what the people say ♪ ♪ when you don't take no ♪ ♪ i love it when you do what you want because you just said so ♪
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♪ we don't care what the people say ♪ ♪ we don't have to be ordinary ♪ ♪ make your best mistakes ♪ ♪ we don't have the time to be sorry ♪ ♪ baby be the life of the party ♪ ♪ take your shot and it might be scary ♪ ♪ hearts are going to break ♪ ♪ we don't have the time to be sorry ♪ ♪ baby be the life of the party ♪ ♪ together we can just let go pretend like there is no one else here that we know ♪ ♪ we don't care what the people say ♪ ♪ we don't have to be ordinary and make your best mistakes ♪
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♪ we don't have the time to be sorry. take your shot it might be scary. ♪ ♪ certificatehearts are going to break ♪ ♪ baby be the life of the party ♪ ♪ out tonight, there is no one standing in your way ♪ ♪ we don't care what the people say, no we don't care what the people say ♪ ♪ we don't have to be ordinary ♪ ♪ make your best mistakes ♪ ♪ we don't have the time to be sorry ♪ ♪ so baby be the life of the party ♪ ♪ i'm telling you to take your shot ♪ ♪ it might be scary ♪
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♪ hearts are going to break ♪ ♪ we don't have the time to be sorry ♪ ♪ so baby be the life of the party ♪ >> shawn mendes thank you very much. the album is handwritten coming out on april 28th. congratulations and thanks for being here in the storm. we will be back with much more but first your local news and weather.
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. good morning. it is just a couple of minutes before 9:00. i'm kris sanchez. the family of a man who was shot and killed by san jose state university police has filed a civil lawsuit. 38-year-old antonio guzman died last february after investigators say he charged at two campus police officers with a 12-inch blade. officers hit him with a taser, but he kept moving the toward them and they opened up with
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deadly force. the lawsuit claims the officers used comprehensive force. police have not responded to that lawsuit. at least 85 flights into and out of sfo have been canceled today because of the rough weather on the east coast. today's blizzard virtually shut down airports in new york newark, boston and philadelphia, so call ahead if you're traveling. more local news in a half hour.
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this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales and willie geist and tamron hall. live from studio 1a from rockefeller plaza. welcome to a snowy edition of today's take. al roker and tamron hall and a few of our friends still weeping not from the cold but from shawn mendez's performance. how was the show? >> beautiful. >> we're going to see more of him in this hour. still around okay? first snowfall. >> first snowfall you've seen?
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not your first snow. >> just go with it. >> all right, let's talk about what's happening here al. here in new york city not as bad as we expected the streets are clear and traffic is moving and public transportation but this is a major storm. >> as you just go out about 50 miles east there are places that have gotten 26 inches or more. then you go to the north, coastal connecticut, rhode island, on into new england. parts of massachusetts and now maine really getting socked. so they are still states of emergency in effect for the new england states right now. they've got really hours to go before this is over for them. >> all right. >> we really didn't know what we were going to get. it was predicted to be massive. that's why the city took all of the precautions. >> and i think it was a good thing that they erred on the side of caution. they were able to clear the streets.
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but you look worcester mass 25 and boston. we picked up almost 8 inches in central park. >> central park is even closed. i've never heard of that happening in eight years. >> during sandy. >> so it's one of these things where, you know the good news is for new england, we did know this was going to happen and for this area here it didn't quite live up to what we thought, but good news is nobody got hurt. >> i was hoping for a good old big snowstorm. >> i'm not buying that. here's why. earlier today i had on snow boots but miss natalie had on high heels and made me put on high heels. >> this is completely fine out here, plowed and salted. >> hoping for a good old snowstorm in 5-inch heels. >> on the weekend it's great to get plowed and salted.
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on that note -- >> we love you, you guys always -- we all walked into work. >> we did walk in not in these shoes. we walked in and willie what did you do? >> i came into work late last night as a lot of us did to stay in a hotel. that was a little bit closer to work so we wouldn't have to come. the images were incredible. the subways were shut down at 11:00. i was coming in at 10 something and here's the picture here. >> the last train, right? >> absolutely empty subway cars. then as i walked from the subway to the hotel looking down park avenue, it was an incredible sight, just snow no people cars, you can walk up and down and have your run of the place. >> i remember yesterday i bragged by having three whole chickens and prepared -- >> my one guest, but i forget to get ziploc bags so i have extra food. i had to run to the grocery
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store and get tupperware -- >> you went shopping. >> because i needed to store all of my food. >> were they open? >> cvs and they had one tupperware bowl and i took it. natalie, you were out, right? >> savannah and i walked in together from the hotel because i live in new jersey. i took the travel ban. and decided to come here. and we were walking into work and decided to have a little snow play a little snow fight. take a look. [ laughter ] >> i would never do that to you, unless you did it first. >> yep, i dusted her right in the face. >> you flew in from miami, i was stunned your flight made it in and diverted to jfk, were the boys worried? >> no it was fine. we got so lucky, thomas roberts and his husband, we were on same
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flight. we had fun on flight. they did say we're being diverted but fortunately -- >> sit wherever you want but -- >> we were talking earlier matt lauer, making a snow angel. >> let's see the video. >> in new york city where i can get down in the middle of fifth avenue and do snow angels. >> i like the goggles more than anything else. >> that's right. >> the snowboarding goggles. >> operation ski. weather doesn't matter it's going to go. what does matter these super bowl commercials, some of them already started to be leaked out. and kim kardashian. never fails to impress and capture our attention. she's teamed up with teammobile and look at her commercial.
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>> hi, i'm kim, each month millions of gigs of unused data are taken back by wireless companies. tragic. data you used for that can be used to see my makeup my back hand my outfits, my vacations and my outfits. sadly all lost. please, help save the data. >> okay. >> i like it. >> >> i love my outfits. >> now, okay already a controversy over one ad -- >> i don't like it. >> natalie does not like it at all. she can't stand it. it's a go daddy ad. take a look. ♪
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>> buddy! i'm so glad you made it home. >> because i just sold you on this website i built with go daddy. ship him out. get your domain and website all in one place at >> it's so mean. the first time i was like that is so mean. it's kind of naughty funny but kind of mean. >> like budweiser with the dogs -- >> that's the whole point. i mean it was just cruel. >> go daddy knows it -- >> danica patrick is the -- >> she was driving the truck. >> she's awesome. here's an idea which may come in handy or not because you'll hear why in a minute. obviously during blizzards there's a baby boom nine months from now. >> like right now. >> people having fun. >> get back to work. >> if we're on you're having a problem.
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get ready for that baby. >> here's an idea i think. >> a stupid idea. >> a stupid idea if you ask me a swiss company is now offering two create one of a kind baby name for you at this whopping price tag, $31,000. okay? the company -- i can't even pronounce the name of the company so they are going to name a child called air fol swell, a swedish company. >> it sounds like an onion. >> it's a hoax? >> no we reached out to the company. it takes 100 hours to create a unique name based on information from the sound and rhythm -- >> some guy in a basement. >> we wanted them to create names for us to get an idea what they would come up with. no really it takes 100 man hours to create this name and takes a lot of work. >> john travolta will do it for half that price. >> for free exactly.
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>> i don't know. >> ridiculous. who got this story? >> this isn't real. >> which one of you producers ss came up with this. >> producer shaming. >> there you go. 12 translators that speak different languages and how they create the names, it's the sound and rhythm of the first name and appearance and design of the font. you even have your own font? >> this isn't real. >> historical and cultural family background. come on. >> this is a punch line to the joke why do you ask? >> that's not real. >> speaking of interesting names, an interesting story, i love kira knightly she did an interview in the u.k. and said the spelling of her name keira, was a mistake, she was supposed to be kira, after a russian ice
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skater who her mom absolutely loved her name. so ended up misspelling it and on the reg stri when she got home, her father was like you spelled it the wrong way. >> got it for er fogg spell. >> i didn't even know her name was misspelled. >> it's beautiful. when i was thinking about baby names and if i were to have a girl kira was one of them but the way she spells it i love it. >> great name. >> anyway mr. roker? >> we've been in for a bad spell of weather and it's going to continue for our friends in new england. blizzard warnings are in effect for long island connecticut, rhode island eastern massachusetts into parts of new hampshire, maine and it's going to hang in there for another 24 hours especially for maine. here you go from eastport to islip, hurricane warnings -- watches -- blizzard warnings are
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in effect. our friends have been sending in to #blizzardof2015. the most motivated jogger of all time that will probably be natalie. >> not visible, it's slick out there. >> i don't run in that kind -- in this stuff, i will not. >> look over here. little kultty my neck of the woods, looking out there, we're not going to ship you out. you just stay here. you watch this thing get itself together. another several inches of snow. again, down east maine will probably pick up another 12 inches in the 9:11. good tuesday morning to you. aisle meteorologist christina loren. still a little on the breezy side. also still a little shower activity. showers right now finally working their way into the north bay. watch out for slick conditions along 101 from guerneville all the way to san rafael we have that wet weather moving the in. but, yeah, santa rosa as well
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65 for san francisco. 50 in the north bay today and 59 for the tri-valley. good news is temperatures are going to stay steady. if you like the warmth. and we have a warm-up on the way for the weekend. >> that's your late that's your latest weather. >> our next guest played out rageous characters over the year. i'm personally partial. martin short is here! what is happening? i made it through the snow. >> oh, my gosh, what a journey. >> i made it. martin is next.
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friend who is anxiously awaiting opening night and as they like to say, hilarity ensues. martin short is on stage. good to see you. >> ladies? >> you were so fantastic. i got to see it this past weekend. you didn't want to do this. what changed your mind? >> i was hesitant that there was enough time. i only get ten days in december to rehearse it. i was going to take my kids to jamaica and i wasn't going to cancel that. i had dinner in october with mike. he said you are doing the play? i said i'm not sure. he said you are doing the play and i will tell you why. it's a perfect world for you and very few times the stars lineup. i was like yes, sir. you get that call and you don't turn it down.
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>> stockard channing to name a few. it's been updated and the reference is in the play. it changes week to week and month to month. >> that's right. that makes it fun. >> the play is so much fun. we are in tuxedos and it takes place at a party waiting for the "new york times" review. >> do you ever want to get the real review to friends when they say -- >> i think that sometimes even good reviews will be dangerous. he moved his arm in that emotional way to reach the glass.
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you won't avoid that but you have to read the review. >> are you okay? what could they have said? it will be worse than you imagine. >> it's burden to keep them out of your brain. >> looking for the memoire it was so open. we thought about being a social worker. >> i was. >> i was going to be a doctor until i realized i didn't care about science. i was just a fan of the tv show quincy. it gave me more time and i left as an actor. >> 1972 production of god spell. you and eugene levy. >> andrea martin. he came in and he looked like a
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maitre'd in a spaceship. he said i don't know about her, but who is that guy playing a piano like no one in this world can play. he made a musical director. it was amazing. >> i want to ask you about something. you can confirm or deny. you and steve martin and tom hanks have a joint colonoscopy. >> not every year. >> you have to go every year. >> three times. we go to steve's house and we -- it is catered with broth and jello. it's true. who knew there would be one bathroom. >> how does that come up? >> all i know is around midnight. it's one bathroom like day 15 of a carnival cruise.
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>> we will be talking to the backstreet boys. >> it's a segue. i'm good at segues. how long are you there? >> until march 29th. go now. >> see it now. >> come to new york and see the show. it's great to have you here. >> did you meet tamron hall? >> yes. absolutely. >> she is part of that colonoscopy group. >> i would watch. i would. >> whoa! >> oh, my gosh. >> sorry you had to hear that. >> i think we are taking a team. we'll be right back.
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. >> taking a look at the headlines and a new way of reaching taxpayers to get tips and answer questions. the agency is dealing with budget and staff cuts so the irs wants to direct more people to the web to reduce the burden on the call center. if you have trouble sleeping you want to hear this.
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people with chronic insomnia may face a risk of high blood pressure. researchers monitored a group of insomniacs and normal sleepers and asked them to nap at four different times during the day. those who took a long time to fall asleep were 300 to 400% more likely to have super tension than those who fell asleep quickly. employees who are willing to work overtime may not be the bargain that bosses think they are. output dropped off after 50 hours and someone who puts in 70 hours does almost nothing productive with 15 of those hours. long hours have been tied to absenteeism and high turn over. here's another reason to be extra careful when you get in your car. drivers pay 41% more after making a single claim. up 3 percentage points compared to last year.
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♪ the sun'll come out tomorrow.... ♪ tomorrow is yours to claim. ♪the sun'll come out, tomorrow.... ♪ kellogg's. see you at breakfast™. good morning to you. 9:26. i'm kris sanchez. a bold smash and grab robbery early this morning in san francisco and the thieves targeted the wells fargo, not the bank but the museum on montgomery street in the financial district. an suv smashed through the windows and the robbers took off with small gold nuggets that are part of a gold mining display. a security guard was on duty at the time but fortunately, he was not hurt. the bank says none of its historic stagecoaches were damaged. a south bay man is being credited with helping safely evacuate the people inside a burning duplex unit in san jose. that fire started early this morning and firefighters say the man who had just gotten off of work noticed flames in the carport, so he rushed over to knock on the doors of each unit
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alerting his neighbors inside. and that east coast blizzard is having a ripple effect here in the bay area when it comes to air travel. sfo says that at least 85 flights have been canceled into and out of the airport. mostly because of airport closures in newark new york philadelphia, and boston and of course, it will take days to recover. we have a look at our local weather and traffic coming up after the break.
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welcome back. i'm meteorologist christina loren. tracking a few light showers up in the north bay. we have a little activity moving over san francisco, where we have had no rainfall for the past 32 days. today, we break that record. 65 degrees in san francisco right now. 50 degrees in the north bay. and you're at 59 degrees in the tri-valley. as we get into today, temperatures are going to be pretty warm especially down here in the south bay with a few showers, a little breezy from time to time. we'll lose those showers by tomorrow, the sun comes back out, and we warm you up into this all-important weekend. more on that today at 11:00.
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here is mike and your drive. >> and we have a slow drive still moving on here 880 southbound through fremont. you can see the flag flapping. this is the wind that christina is talking about. and the map will show you the traffic i'm talking about. from dunbarton past mission boulevard, heading through 37. the rest of your northbound routes moving very smoothly. 238 is north of the san mateo bridge and just fine over here. getting towards the bay bridge a lighter volume of traffic. an earlier crash has cleared here and still slow north past the coliseum. back to you. >> we have more local news coming up for you in just a half hour. right now, here's more on the "today" show.
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welcome back to today. it is tuesday morning, january 27th 2015. new york city getting back to life right now and everybody is eating for good reason. we have a super bowl snack racket. a little january madness, maybe. it's a survey. more than one in four say the super bowl should be a national holiday. more than two in five would sign a petition. >> and recover sunday? >> we have two of some of the many super bowl favorites. we have a spinach dip and a
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seven-layer dip. we have been chowing on it. what do you prefer? >> of the two of these, going head to head i love the seven-layer dip. >> i like whatever this is. the spinach. this is a good recipe. >> some other matchup, wings and buffalo chicken dip versus onion dip. salsa versus hummus queso and subsandwiches. chili versus sliders. nachos versus pigs in blankets. >> why can't they all be winners. >> i love chili. a bowl of chili. >> right now. listen, dude. it's tough out here for a dip. >> for me it's guac. >> i like wings. spicy wings. or queso. >> nachos but not those
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overloaded ones. real chetter and scallions. >> you are very specific. >> and every one has to be covered. >> i like to layer it. chips, cheese chips, cheese and then melt it. >> we once had a battle. you like cheder and i like velveeta. >> check out the brackets. we will follow them and have each food every day around this time? >> i like it. >> come on. >> bigs in a blanket. >> we love to eat it. >> pastry and hot dogs together. goulden's must around. a big ridge of high pressure. dealing with the massive storm. record warmth for today. denver is going to be 71.
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47 in des moines. even at 71. >> adding insult to injury. making its way across chicago. snow developing in the afternoon. friday morning and snow in new york city. pennsylvania new england. seriously? come on. the producer is making isn't it nice to be waking up in california this morning. especially to the beautiful bay area, where we're seeing a return of light showers, especially up in the north bay. i want to give you an idea we're getting a bit of a break to the south of 92, some very isolated spotty activity at this point. as we get into your afternoon, we actually have some really comfortable temperatures. we are on the warm side of this system, and as a result temperatures are going to stay
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nice and mild. 59 degrees right now in the tri-valley. we are on our way to the mid- to upper 60s. >> you can't get all seven layers at once. >> it just breaks up. >> you basically need a spoon or a knife that goes in. it takes a core sample. >> to get all the flavors. >> all seven. >> a very scientific approach. >> you have a plunger like that and on to the big dip. >> hey, this is with us right now. you can weigh in on this. >> martin short's favorite band. >> more than 130 million records sold. that's an incredible number. not long after their debut in 1996 that the backstreet boys became a worldwide sensation. >> they're stuck together and back street is back.
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we have nick aj and kevin. they couldn't get into new york with the storm so they are in los angeles joining us live. it's much earlier there. how are you doing? >> great. >> good. >> great to have you back. you guys have been together now for two decades. i imagine you all know everything about one another at this point. >> pretty much. >> so so. >> we'll see. >> why do you think you lasted so long, 20 years? >> we love what we do. we genuinely care about each other and our well being. we have amazing fans all over the world. >> we love our music. >> was there ever a point where you guys thought about busting up and saying enough done? >> sure absolutely. there were times. >> all of us. even kevin took a break.
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>> i left the group for 6 and a half 7 years. >> that was the 20th anniversary for us and it fell into place. >> the documentary backstreet boys, show them what you're made of. what will your fans learn about you. they know every detail of your livings. what will they learn about you? >> they will know there is a deeper layer to us. like the seven-layer dip. >> well done. >> it's not easy. never has been. they will see all those things in the public eye or the things we have gone through on the surface and now you get a chance to see what caused those things to happen. it's not easy. >> what's not easy is a quiz
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from the today's take team. that's how we roll. >> the good thing is there no wrong or right answers. the rules are give us an answer and be honest. don't hold anything back. are you ready? who is never on time? gilbert? >> kevin. kevin it is. who is the messiest. >> nick. >> this is too easy. >> my wife hates it. >> best sense of humor? >> me probably. >> i would say brian. >> best dancer. >> that's me. >> me. >> me. >> me too. >> who snores the most? >> back in the days. >> i sleep with my mouth open. it is what it is. >> great to know you guys
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. >> shawn mendes has over 2.5 million followers on instagram and twitter. he rose to fame with a six-second video. he posted a cover of justin bieber's as long as you love me on vine. he wasn't looking for followers, but teaching himself how to play guitar. 3.6 million followers later, shawn is realizing all he needed was six seconds of fame.
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he has been dubbed music's first vine star covering everyone from the script to megan trainer. quickly signed to the roars and life of the party less than an hour after the release, becoming the youngest artist to debut in the top 25 on the hot 100 list. the unstoppable list of the 25 most influential teams. headed on tour with taylor swift, the debut album on the way. >> welcome. >> thanks guys. how are you? >> we are out on the plaza and we turn around and it's just crying young women because you are here. is that crazy for you to build from a-second vine in your back yard to people crying for you in new york city? >> absolutely. especially when the roads are shut down. i don't know how they got here.
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>> it's been an amazing road. >> you are on tour with taylor swift and your tour is sold out as well. >> within seconds. >> yeah. very excited. now that you are all saying this to me and it's up in front of me, it's crazy. i can't believe it. >> you are blushing. awe. what do your fans expect? what kind of music? >> it's -- it's coming on april 28th. it's very me. it's very genuine and song writing is something i have come to love. i worked very hard on this album. to mix up things that happened to me to situations with my friends to the experiences and turn them to stories and songs and i'm really excited. i'm nervous to see how the reaction will be. i never have been more proud of a big thing like this. i'm excited. >> that's an interesting
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approach that you are touring with taylor and she writes about her and puts it out there. that's a sign of a good songwriter when you are ready to expose your vulnerable points. >> the hardest part of being a 16-year-old is you don't have much to write about. >> yes, you do! >> it's awesome to take other people's experiences and stories and it's fun. like writing a story, but creating a song out of it. it's fun. >> you got your start in a sense on vine. it won't be sitting if you could do a vine with us. >> i could do that. >> we know your code. >> i made them remember the code just in case. >> meet us on the street and we will tell you shawn's code. hold on hold on. >> can you sing during this vine? >> we have to yell something. those are the best ones. so what are we going to say? debut album handwritten.
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is that cool? so on three. one, two, three. debut album handwritten! woo! >> what kind of following will we get? >> i don't know. i have to tag you all. do you all have vine accounts? >> i will have to create one. >> give us your tongue twisters. >> i have it here. just put your pinky and bite on it. go yee he he. yee he ghee. he he he. >> why are we biting our fingers? >> i promise i do this. i promise.
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juicy fruit. so sweet you can't help but chew. >> time now for my tuesday trick. we are talking about shape wear. that's the things we put under our clothing. under our sweaters dresses and even our jeans. it is my obsession. that's why we are talking about it. we pulled melissa garcia to get a few tricks of the trade. there many kinds of shape wear. which area i focus on the most. the bottom line is a lot of women ask how you get the right fit. >> the west way is to get fit by an expert. so many women are wearing the wrong sizes. >> i worked at a link ray store
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in the past. >> models are first up. we have elisa who is wearing total shape wear. this mannequin has no shape and elisa has it going on. >> she just had a baby and looks amazing. this is great. this is the way i feel like it's moving. it has the shape wear built into the dress. this is from white house black market. it is attached and ready. >> the dress is the shape wear? >> how easy is that? it makes it so simple. this was a great option. >> let's show caroline's before picture. do we have it? there is caroline before. the issue here is caroline's bra. this is her after. and these jeans. >> the bra and the jeans were the issue. she has a beautiful figure. she put her in these great spanx jeans. now spanx makes jeans.
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>> they have an extra layer of spandex within them. >> they still give you a cool look. i am obsessed with always finding the right bra. we are at 32 d. this shape changes with the bra. >> you are totally right. >> this is from spanx. it gets rid of the back fat. that's an issue for so many people. >> quickly here if you don't have the curves you want in the back -- >> this is the booty bra. it lifts you up and makes you perky. it doesn't at volume. it works. thank you so much. >> we will be back after this. this is "today" on
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well good morning, everyone. 9:56. i'm scott mcgrew. it's worth reminding you of something we told you yesterday. the same measles patient who visited a costco and a walmart in gilroy also went to a dave and buster's in milpitas.
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this is one of two active santa clarita county measles cases. the public health department warning diners who may have visited the restaurant on january 19th between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. they're concerned, obviously, about possible exposure. san francisco police looking for the two robbers who crashed their suv into a bank earlier this morning made off with nuggets from a gold rush display. this happened at the wells fargo bank and museum on montgomery street in the financial district. a security guard was on duty. other items including historic stagecoaches were left untouched and the guard's okay. let's get to your weather with christina. >> thank you, scott. youp you know what we haven't seen this for a while. 32 days since we've had measurable rain in san francisco. that's exactly what's occurring right now, albeit not much. as we head throughout the day, temperatures will end up in the mid- to upper 60s. already in the low 60s, basically everywhere with the seclusion of the north bay. 68 on the peninsula for today.
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69 in the south bay, and 67 degrees in the north bay. so here's the deal. warming trend starts as we head throughout tomorrow and we've got a good-looking day shaping up as we head throughout thursday. here's mike and your drive. >> no big crashes blocking the lanes for the freeway. we have a lot of traffic still stuck 880 from fremont towards mission. typical pattern, northbound route through san jose. as we move our maps north of the dumbarton bridge san mateo bridge moves nicely so does oakland. look for the bay bridge where the metering lights are still on. still a backup at the toll plaza. the golden gate bridge moving that center divide for folks between marin county and san francisco. back to you. >> mike, thanks. another local news update for you coming up in a half an hour.
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[ female announcer ] with five perfectly sweetened whole grains... you can't help but see the good. from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> it's "boozeday tuesday," january 27th, 2015. kathie lee in the sunshine. jenna bush hager and i roughing it in the middle of a colossal blizzard. >> it is a huge -- >> blizzard! >> this blizzard knocked our socks off. >> here's the funny thing about the blizzard of 2015. so we were ready. >> yes.
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>> and it was supposed to be one of the biggest storms in the city. >> people were glued to zftv. >> the storm jogged to the right. it jogged 20 30 miles to the right. it's so funny how a little twerk can change everything. long island, boston all of those places maine, they all got socked. i woke up this morning. they told us we had to walk to work because there were no cars no taxis, no nothing. here's my morning commute. >> okay. >> the worst thing about my commute is i've never stood in the middle of an intersection and seen this busy new york city intersection. oh, my god. i'm on a 360 cam. anyway. where am i? 57th and ninth. walking in the street. so weird. >> that is so weird. >> it's a little eerie.
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>> how was your commute? >> my commute. i spent the night in a hotel in midtown because they said no way you'll get here. i took mila out to pete henry when he got home from work. >> did she love the snow? >> she loved it until it fell in her eyes. trying to teach her about the element, that's snow. she had so much fun. i came to the hotel -- >> this isn't her first snow? >> probably one of the first big storms she'll remember. i woke up in the middle of the night. i looked out the window like a little kid -- nothing. >> it was like this. you look outside, it was like this. >> i also thought a blizzard meant that the sky would be filled with snow and twirls. i looked out nothing. i was like -- >> we're hot.
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let's look at matt. he had some fun while coming to work. >> this is one of those few times in new york city where i can get down in the middle of fifth avenue and do snow angels. >> it's hot. >> matt lauer laid down in the street matt lauer germophobe where there's gum -- >> i'm surprised he didn't bathe in a bath of lysol. >> i've coughed into my own hand sometimes and he went eww! he didn't want me to get germs anywhere. >> the big show today, we have a lot of people -- joel mchale who was supposed to fly in and be
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here didn't make his flight. so he's going to do a remote. molly sims -- >> she made it. >> who somehow also came from los angeles who got on the flight and made it, she's got a great book. she made it not only did she make it the woman made it and she's pregnant. >> he's eight months pregnant, joel! >> i can't wait to talk to joel mchale and asked him what flight he was supposed to be on. shawn mendes is here one of the hottest music artists. he has 2.5 million twitter followers. when i walked out this morning, there were girls who had spent the night outside and one young girl had slept in the snow -- >> by the way, at that time they thought it was going to be a huge blizzard and they still waited. >> run your fingers through your hair.
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one school principal let his people know there was a snow day at school. let's look. ♪ school is closed because the snow's too deep ♪ ♪ school is closed school is closed ♪ ♪ you can stay in bed and sleep ♪ >> i love this guy! >> his name is matt glendening. >> don't you remember that feeling of being a little kid and knowing that you didn't have school? >> looking out the curtains. >> like i did in the middle of the night. but i had to wake up at 5:00 in the morning and walk to work. you know who likes those type of announcements as much as the students? that man himself, the teachers. when i was a teacher, oh, my gosh, the feeling of being able to have a snow day and just organize your closet or do whatever it is you so choose --
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the nerd in me read a book. >> you're crazy. there's a really fun teacher at a high school in dallas. he loved one of my favorite songs and the song is "uptown funk" by bruno mars. check out the dance routine. this is one camera shot. let's take a look. ♪ ♪ >> can we do the dance? >> keep going. >> it continues. >> you've got the whole school going. >> don't you love teachers like that that make school so much fun? >> i had a teacher names mrs. rosebrock. and she somehow transformed our class, she had a way -- she would dress up some days have
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people go out into the yard and write what a geranium looked like. what kind of teacher were you? >> i miss teaching, i have to say. one of the things we did was teach vocabulary through rap. >> give me a little. >> of course now i can't remember. i hope my kids can better than their own teacher. >> so phillip phillips is making a bold move going against "american idol" actually suing them. he calls the contract that he has with them oppressive. and basically he's claiming with the california labor commission he filed that lawsuit, basically saying they're taking a lot of his money, a lot of his commission, he's restricted to a certain agency that he can work with -- >> when you are on the show you sign a deal where you have to go
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through their agency. >> yes. and it's a question of how many albums do you have to put out -- we're not 100% sure. >> they sake 40%. which is a lot. >> he says i'm very grateful for the opportunities provided to me through "american idol" but i feel i have not been able to conduct my career in the way that i'm comfortable with. he had to pay a lot to management he had to perform at an "idol" sponsored event for free. we've been waiting for this video to come up. "the bachelor". >> that was the great thing about the snow day. henry couldn't tell me to turn it off. >> it was so awesome. so this, again krunyou know chris, the farmer guy. chris' sisters got into the act. and they were going to select among the group who they thought would be the best.
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they chose a girl named jade. we're like, who is jade? jade was the one. >> and she was cute. >> jillian who won a date with chris, this is what she did the whole time she was on her date. >> i got a sponsorship out of it -- >> she never, ever, ever stopped talking. she kept talking and talking and talking. >> and it wasn't like she was asking him questions about himself in any way or form. she talked about herself the entire time. >> don't do that. people do that. >> do you know which one she is? she's the black box girl. >> how sad! >> what is behind the black box? >> every time she's on, they show that black box. >> i wonder what it is. >> i myself would not want to be in a bikini that much -- >> we have to talk about ashley. she's the one that looks like kim kardashian. she finally revealed she's a
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virgin. take a look at how this went down. >> forget innocence. i have never even had a real boyfriend before. i actually am a virgin. >> so first of all she was making out with him the whole time. but she told him he was a virgin and he was turned off. crazy, apparently, is okay. he was confronted with why he keeps inviting back the crazy girls, the ones who are half naked and drunk and all that. women, if you've ever wondered why does a man love a crazy woman -- chris finally explained it. >> we've been waiting. >> it's just been rose rose rose. and i want to know where you're coming from. just been wondering. and i just wanted to ask.
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>> caitlin has a lot of different -- i see the caitlin caitlin -- obviously if you like her -- i don't see -- i don't look at caitlin like being some really -- i'm not rewarding inappropriate behavior by giving roses to people. >> there you have it. >> finally! i know exactly what he means. he is clear as can be. >> now we understand. thank god he cleared that up. that's why men like trashy-ish seeming girls. >> you know what he means. we have a big show, we have molly sims who is with us. she's the one who got on the plane. wi we also have joel mchale. he's the one who missed the plane.
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without cleaning out your piggy bank. sparkle®. the bright way to clean. well well well joel mchale couldn't make it to new york because of epic snow. but molly sims made it. so the comedian and actor is joining us from a much warmer climate remotely. >> he's been a busy guy, missing flights and having sold-out comedy shows. nice movie career. in his spare time he hosts "the soup" on e! >> and we know he loves to poke fun at us. we couldn't escape being a joke. >> hoda kotb revealed on the "today" show her boyfriend. now that you've revealed his secret his enemies will try to
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get to him through you. >> hey, joel! >> hello. >> joel first of all, welcome. and you know we love you. >> i love you dearly. and i'm pretty upset about this shifman business. >> were you hoping to move in there on hoda? is that what you're saying? >> well listen, kathie -- >> i'm jenna. >> i would like her to be a sister wife. >> you already have a wife and kids. let me ask you one quick question about travel. explain to us how the very very pregnant molly sims made it here from l.a. and you couldn't. >> well united is offering free pregnant flights right now and she's got right on. i tried using a pillow. no they canceled -- i was flying with the backstreet boys on their private crop duster and
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they canceled it. >> we're so happy to know "the soup" continues. that's a fan favorite around here. what season are you guys in now? >> we are in our 29th season. we are much like herpes. we never go away. >> maybe it better that you stayed in l.a., a little safer. but also "community," yahoo!'s picked it up -- >> i'm back on the network that canceled "community." it's wonderful to be back, by the way. yes, yahoo! swooped in like a knight in shining armor and they're now paying for the show. we're going to be on their kind of version of netflix called yahoo! screen. and they actually get this increased the budget. i know it sounds insane but that's what happened. it's been great. we've got tremendous talent on the show now. >> we know you're a huge
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seahawks fan. and we understand you're actually going to arizona. >> yes! >> are you going to do your show from the super bowl site? >> we are going to do "the soup" from there on friday. not from the super bowl but we rented literally a dirt lot. i think it's next to a walmart and we're shooting it outside and you can see the stadium in the background. >> so are you going to go in and watch the game or be an outdoors sort of stalker-ish? >> well, if they'll let me in. there's a couple of restraining orders against some of the players on me. i'm just very excited about richard sherman and russell wilson. they don't let me near them. but, yes, on sunday i will be at the game with my wife. and i will be very -- i'm more excited than i am about the birth of my children. >> joel, before you go, you're teaming up with fitbit and it's a great charity project you're doing. give us a quick headline on that. >> thank you for asking.
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this is a fitbit and it's a great charity thing. i know a lot of you have let yourselves go after the resolutions, especially with now you're all stuck in your apartments with the snow. but if you get a fitbit it keeps track of all your calories. if you go online and sign up for every calorie you burn that translates to meals for the homeless. there's a great charity called feeding america. for every calorie you burn just by walking around -- i'm burning calories right now, that helps feed hungry americans. you go to and you're already giving. >> we should point out joel is a paid spokesperson for fitbit. thanks for coming to see us -- >> thank you for not coming but we wish you were here. >> i was really scared. i'm a lot better. i've got this.
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♪ beautiful. deb voigt is one of the world's most celebrated artists and internationally renowned opera singers who's shared the stage with greats like luciano pavarotti. >> and she's a cancer survivor. hi debby. >> i'm so excited to be here. >> in the very beginning, music was always a calling for you, didn't you think so? >> it was. from the time i was a little girl, i was spinning around the living room singing "my fair lady." from a very young age, i knew that music was my path.
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that it ended up being opera was random. >> and you write this very brave memoir. talk about some of the hardships you faced in this journey. >> i did struggle with food addiction. i was extremely heavy for a while. i had some career repercussions across of that. and cross-addicted to alcohol. a lot of people who had gastric bypass and don't deal with the emotional underbalance can do that. >> when you think of the famous opera singers that are men like pavarotti, a healthy girth is great when it comes to a man. but you didn't feel that way when it comes to women? >> well there's a difference between having a healthy girth and being obese. that being said i think the girls have it a little harder than the guys with respect to what's acceptable on stage. but opera is becoming so much more visually oriented in
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general that the standards have to be met. >> sometimes when you have something like gastric bypass you think, my problems are solved. but that's not the case. >> it's really not. gastric bypass is a tool. it's just a method of which you can deal with a problem and then get onto the emotional stuff underneath. >> you call yourself a down-to-earth diva. opera singers were kind of the original divas. what's your most diva moment? >> the only one that comes -- i remember falling on a stage and saying an expletive. >> please read an excerpt. with the good energy of quaker oats. it's how we help keep go-getters like you going and getting. one bite at a time.
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probation. the man is sean harrington. he's accused of sending raese photos from women's cell phones to his personal device. prosecutors say he then forwarded those photos on to other officers. harrington resigned from the chp's dublin office last october after being charged. well we'll have a look at weather and traffic coming up after the break.
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welcome back now. the time is 10:28. love seeing all this green pop up on the map. just a little bit of light
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shower activity at this point, but we're fair game for more. monsoonal showers as we head throughout the day today. we'll tell you how much we've picked up today at 11:00, but if you're wondering, temperatures are still going to be mild. 61 on the peninsula. 61 for the tri-valley and 65 in san francisco, with a chance for thunderstorms later today. we'll have all that and more taking a look at your weekend, already, but hey, never too soon to look at the weekend, right, at 11:00. >> absolutely right. we're looking over here though. never too late to show backup at the bay bridge toll plaza, either. where we had just a couple of seconds ago, reports of a crash. a fender bender in one of your lanes here. i don't see any activity from our camera shots, but know there is a report there. luckily some activity as well. meanwhile, the rest of the activity coming out of the maze moving at speeds. same thing for oakland, 580, 880. you can see that by the green on 101 and 280, still a little slow south through san mateo. that's pretty typical. the south bay looking atypically light, a nice flow of traffic, just 880 southbound through fremont, with your last bit of
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slowing in towards milpitas. back to you. >> mike thank you, much. be sure to join us at 11:00 for the next newscast. we'll see you then. we're back with more on "boozeday tuesday." here in new york jenna bush hague ser fillinger is filling in for kathie lee. >> with us the very beautiful and pregnant molly sims who you probably know as a former "sports illustrated" and victoria's secret model as well as an actress. >> and molly is an author a youtube star and she's sharing her supermodel tips and tricks online and in her new book called "the everyday supermodel my beauty fashion and wellness secrets made simple." molly! >> listen to this, joel!
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>> i got the last flight. >> and? >> i made it. they canceled the 8:00 a.m. but when i got here we were circling and they were like we're not going to be able to land. i was like no no no i'll be in pittsburgh or somewhere else. and then we got here and i was like, it will take us three hours to get into the city. >> did it really take to get three hours to get in? >> 3 1/2 hours. and then i was like, i'm going to the grocery store. i went to whole foods and it was two hours -- >> the only thing molly forgot -- she brings everything. the only thing she forgot is -- >> i'm wearing hoda's shoes. >> you're a very good stylist. >> tell us what we're talking about. >> this book is about challenging yourself, respecting yourself.
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i'm not going to turn you into a supermodel. but i give you great tips. if you go out, you can have chocolate, you can have things, just remember, three bites. >> how big are the bites is the question? >> my thing is low-fat hot chocolate. i have one or two a night now that i'm pregnant. but it's low calorie. >> what do you do? skim milk? >> skim milk. jeans, never use a scale. >> why not? >> when i was modeling i became obsessive about it with five pounds, two pounds, three pounds. a pair of jeans, i promise you, it works and it doesn't get you so upset -- >> don't you feel like when you work out, you may gain weight -- >> water. the one thing that -- do not say diet. do not say, i'm going to cut something out. >> you can eat whatever want just small -- >> in small, organic, whole -- watch the low-calorie, fat-free.
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i know you think this is crazy -- >> what are you doing? >> you can wear a garbage bag and the main thing, you have to sweat. and this makes you sweat. do the treadmill and i did it because i had to lose 80 pounds. >> you wore a hefty bag? >> why did you have to lose 80 pounds, after having the baby? >> i gained so much weight. i swear, it works. >> what else? >> stretch bands. >> people love these. >> these are so good. you can travel with them. there's no excuse. it's hard, it's great. >> and they come in different colors. >> exactly. >> and you can do it with the arms or not. >> beauty -- >> your hair always looks so good. this is the beach waver, you can do the barrel like this -- >> it doesn't have the thing where you -- >> it does.
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>> it's easier to wrap it around? >> either. this is great. because it does this. >> i want that. >> i'm going to demonstrate quickly. it's really easy. >> you push a button? how do you get it off? >> then my hair would be stuck. remember, one inch. guys, don't laugh. >> what is this? >> this is eye gloss -- lip gloss on my eyes. >> why? >> close your eyes. >> what is happening? what have you done? >> it gives her that little extra shine? >> on the cheekbone, too. >> you look like a supermodel. >> just like this, dab, dab, dab.
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it works, people. >> look at molly! >> okay. it's all about a white shirt. invest in the investment pieces your white shirt, skirt, great pair of heels. but you don't just wear it out -- >> tuck it in. i'm wearing that necklace. layer. >> and don't go to the grocery store in your yoga pants. this is a french look. the blue and white stripe with your jeans and always people -- >> always wear shades. >> look at you. don't you want to be molly? i want to be molly so bad. you guys please immediately go to the bookstore or on amazon and order molly's book. he's about to hit the road with taylor swift but not before he takes our stage. >> new music from shawn mendes.
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we are back "today's" kitchen with jeff goldman whose creations are nothing short of pure artistry. >> they're incredible and almost look too good to eat, although we should try. jeff wants you to have your cake and eat it too. >> he's sharing his expertise on the food network series premiering next month called "kid baking championship." and speaking of children you're working with us today.
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>> i am, i am. >> these cake in a jar ideas are so hot. it's such a hot and trendy thing. >> and you can put it in your pocket, put it in your purse, keep it in your car. it's the best cake -- a slice of cake, you can't bring it anywhere, you know? >> like a kids' birthday party and that's the party favor. >> that's so smart. >> help us out. >> you guys are going to compete. you each have a jar. you have buttercream and cake circles cut up. go buttercream, cake and whatever you want. >> is there a time limit? >> go! get it in there. you're already losing. i said buttercream first. air makes the cake trydry out. >> you're scaring me!
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>> get another one in there. >> you don't have nearly enough cake. get it in there. oh, my god. >> what do you mean? i'm putting some oreos. >> why do you have a kink in your -- >> done, done, done! game over. done! >> let's see them. put them right here. >> mine is so much more colorful. >> i think time was up. >> take a look. >> judge fairly. >> i have to tell you, ladies -- >> i know who he's going to pick. >> here's the thing. jenna has a great ratio of candy to cake to buttercream. >> this is a lot of buttercream, hoda. >> do you know me? >> i do i do. >> that's the way i like it.
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>> what are you trying to say? >> i think what i'm trying to say is the winner is jenna. >> yes! >> there's more. >> you win your choice of cake jars and then hoda gets the leftover. >> amazing, thank you. >> you want to do something else? >> yes! >> this is so much fun for kids to do at a party themselves. such a great idea. >> it's a great activity. and then give it. >> see this little guy? we're on tv, right? >> we're trying to make that? >> you're going to make that. >> so intimidating. >> it's not intimidating. >> we have all the pieces -- >> i made all the pieces. look at the pieces and realize when you're making a sculpture, it's just a series of spheres. >> what about the stuff -- >> don't worry about that just yet. this is your body. take the big ball. you take your finger, put it in the water.
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then you're going to wet the little edge just like this. then stick them on. just like that. >> and the water will make the fondit stick to the legs. two arms, two legs. >> it looks sticky. >> well, you have to get -- the sugar gets sucked up by the moisture. looks kind of like a cone shape -- >> cone-head. mine definitely doesn't look like yours. >> look. you're mangling it. >> what do you mean? i'm doing it -- >> you guys are not giving the time -- >> we know what we're doing! >> i'm almost done. >> i'm almost done, too. >> look at me. look at mine! look at mine! he's so cute. he looks so cute. >> and guess what catch jeff on his new show on the food network.
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> he is the youngest artist ever to hit the top 25 on billboard's top 100 list. >> he was named one of "time" magazine's most influential teens. >> and is one of mtv's artists to watch. >> and he's about to go on tour with taylor swift. >> here he is performing a song off his album called "a little too much."
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♪ ♪ she would not show he was afraid ♪ ♪ but being and feeling alone was too much to face ♪ ♪ though everyone said that she was strong ♪ ♪ what they didn't know is that she could barely carry on ♪ ♪ said that she knew she would be okay ♪ so she didn't let it get in her way ♪ ♪ sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ but you gotta realize that soon the fog will clear up ♪ ♪ and you don't have to be afraid because we're all the same ♪ ♪ and we know that sometimes it
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all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ she would always tell herself she could do this ♪ ♪ she would use no help it would be just fine ♪ ♪ but when it got hard she would lose her focus ♪ ♪ so take my hand and we'll be all right ♪ ♪ said she knew she would be okay ♪ ♪ so she didn't let it get in her way ♪ ♪ sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ but you gotta realize that soon the fog will clear up ♪ ♪ and you don't have to be afraid because we're all the same ♪ ♪ and we know that sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪
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♪ a little too much ♪ ♪ a little too much ♪ ♪ sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ but you gotta realize that soon the fog will clear up ♪ ♪ and you don't have to be afraid because we're all the same ♪ ♪ and we know that sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ yeah sometimes it all gets a little too much ♪ ♪ but you gotta realize that soon the fog will clear up ♪ ♪ and you don't have to be afraid because we're all the the same ♪ ♪ and we know that sometimes it
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all gets a little too much ♪ >> that's shawn mendes. we're back in a moment. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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. we have a big show tomorrow. former bachelor sean lowe will be with us. >> and jill martin will show you how to make money by selling some of your old stuff. >> and the 20-something new yorker who's a bridesmaid for hire. whatever. have a great "boozeday tuesday." see you for winesday wednesday!
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right now at 11:00, a brazen bank heist with golden nuggets swiped. and now the search is on for the armed robber. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm kris sanchez. >> and i'm scott mcgrew. it looks like something out of a heist movie. an suv barrels through a plate glass window into a bank and museum getting away with those gold nuggets. >> stephanie chuang that be live all morning long and crews still trying to clean up that mess. crews have not made an arrest, as far as we understand? >> reporter: that's right. good morning to you both kris and scott. three people still on the run, three masked robbers. the target


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