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> good morning. breaking overnight, fierce storms move up the east coast after slamming the south. >> took my truck up in the air and glass is coming in. >> a new round of tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia. heavy rain and high winds knock out power across the northeast and in the midwest a crippling blizzard. mitt romney jumps into the presidential fray taking on donald trump. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> trump insist tlg is nothing there.
hurt and humiliated. erin andrews in tears after her father testified. >> she is terrified, depressed. >> and he said that secretly recorded video of her in a hotel left her a shell of herself. and hot pocket. an e-cigarette battery exploids in a man's pants catches them on fire. the warning being issued. today thursday, february y , 2015. from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> back in the land of the living. >> it seems like a long time since i have seen you. it is n ne to be out of my
yes, i got a flu shot. we'll talk more about that later. i'm amazed you touched me. >> me, too. let's start can the dangerous storms hammering the eastern half of the country. the death toll climbing to at least eight people. four of those died in virginia. >> more than 238,000 people without power from the carolinas to maine. this tuesday there have been at least 34 confirmed tornadoes. we have it all covered including the impact on travel. we'll start with miguel almaguer. >> reporter: the storm took at least eight lives. three were killed in this region alone. the storm went right through this community. it was a powerful and deadly system. another night of severe weather. in pennsylvania some 50 homes
dangerous winds in new york city. in long island firefighters rushed to extinguish cars on fire and clear downed trees in neighborhoods. in washington, d.c. hammering hail. it was the smallest towns hit with the biggest damage. overnight rescues in virginia. some communities wiped off the maps as homes were stroyed. >> took my truck up in the air and glass was coming in. i thought the truck was going to turn over. >> reporter: frank rose witnessed the deadly swiser blow through waiverly, virginia. >> i saw roofs flying everywhere. what can you do? >> reporter: the wild weather claiming the lives of two men andd toddler tossed from a trailer 300 yards adding to the storm's death toll another man >> he was laying down and the
he was hurt. >> reporter: the powerful storm system battered the gulf coast. among the hardest hit, a trailer park in convent, louisiana where a tornado killed two and shredded 150 homes. >> it looked like a blender. >> reporter: some parts of florida reduced to rubble. more than 200,000 lost power. this morning while the storm is diminishing the scope of the damage is just being realized. later today virginia's governor will visit some of the hardest hit communities like this one while the storm system passed over in a matter of hours in places like this one it will take months to rebuild. >> in oxoxrd, north carolina. thank you. >> you might expect the airlines are feeling the effects of the severe weather. blake mccoy is at o'hare in chicago. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you.
button this morning after more an 2,000 flights were cancelled nationwide yesterday. the worst airport in the country for the cancellations right here winter's wallop dumping more snow overnight, more than a foot in some papas of northwest indiana. blizzard-like conditions cracking power lines leading to dire warnings. >> it is terrible. it is going to get worse. stay home. the roads are ice underneath the snow. >> reporter: hundreds of accidents snarled traffic. this school bus when it was sent sliding. chicago's two major airports became ground zero f/r cancellations. 1,300 flights cancelled wednesday in chicaca alone. >> we actually changed our flight. we were supposed to leave at
contacted us and said try to move it up. >> reporter: cancellations stretching across the country including syracuse, new york, where one airline bought pizza for this flight that had to be diverted because of the storm. we are seeing more than 300 flights cancelled this morning even though the worst of the weather moved out. it will take time to get things back to normal. >> got to work itself out of the system. let's turn to mr. roker for more on all of this. >> a really interesting situation developing alongnghe nortrtrockaway coast. they are airlifting people who got stuck on a boat, a fishing boat, moments ago. the coast guard sent out a coast guard boat to try to rescue them. they went aground. the coast guard boat capsized.
okay. as you can see right now coast guard chopper rescuing people off that fishing vessel. that gives you an idea how bad this storm was. really amazing stuff. the good news is the worst of the storm is over as far as the heavy winds and rain. we are still dealing with that but you can see heavy rain pushing off. what we are concerned now is what is behind it. colder air filtering in. you can see snow developing. we won't call it a blizzard, but we will have wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour, poor visibility on i-75, i-80, parts of i-90. it is going to be a real mess traveling. snowfall amounts not the worse but the winds will calm down. that will give better visibility behind the front. temperatures are much milder. look at some of these
cleveland two to five. erie, pennsylvania four to seven. the good news is we have warmer weather coming, milder weather but folks are still digging out and dealing with the mess left behind by these more than 34 tornadoes that touched down. >> thank you very much. now to the presidedeial race and notable shift from republican marco rubio going after donald trump and so is the last republican nominee, mitt romney. we have it all covered this morning. we have peter alexander in republican debate before super tuesday will be held. >> reporter: this is the tenth republican presidential debate. lone star state showdown first without jeb bush on stage. and for donald trump's rivals, marco rubio and ted cruz perhaps their last stance before super tuesday. anyone not named donald trump looking for southern comfort.
i can grow this party. >> the question right now is how do we prevent nominating a candidate who loses the general election or for that matter donald wins the general election who would know what he would do as president. >> reporter: for ted cruz everything bigger in texas. >> crown jewel of super tuesday is the great state of texas. >> reporter: new polls show him holding a 15 point lead. the rubio campaign calling on from a leader of a white >> the white race is dying out in america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist. >> reporter: trump responded to >> nothing in this country shocks me. >>eporter: the billionaire is hinting at a running mate.
political.l. >> reporter: now rejoining the political fray mitt romney. >> i think we have goog reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> reporter: four years after he was pressed to release his 2016 frontrunner to do the same. >> either he's not as wealthy as he says hehes. or he hasn't been paying the him to pay. >> reporter: an issue trump first addressed on "today" the morning after winning the primary. >> will people be surprised at the rate you pay? >> i fight like hell not to pay taxes. i hate the way the government spends my money. >> reporter: trump calling romney a fool. there is no bombshell other than i pay a lot of tax and the government wastes the money. >> reporter: some polls show the
points. one interesting dynamic in attendance george h.w. bush. 91 years old and h h wife barbara bush. first time crossing paths with donald trump since his at raktacksattacks. >> thank you. chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." nicole wallace, political analyst. last gop debate tonight before super tuesday. anyone whose name is not donald trump had better do something tonight to try to slow him down going into tuesday. what are their options? >> winning the nomination is like climbing to the top of everest. donald trump is halfway there and marco rubio is at the bottom of the mountain with a much heavier pack and a lot less oxygen. it is possible but extremely difficult.
>> i think the rubio plan is to sort of stay the cououe, go after cruz, play this one more long game. hope cruz is eliminated after super tuesday and hope next dnesday morning he gets to wawa up, come on the "today" show and say i finished second and now it is a two-man race. >> there is a lot of ifs there. >> i think he can attract the real support, he has to show he is tough enough to take on trump. >> does trump absorb the punches, land a few good one liners or use this opportunity to take the turn and try to become more presidential than they are? >> if he was anybody but donald trump i would say he is so far ahead what he might do is start
the real vulnerability he has even among supporters is his temperament. his supporters said i like you are different. i am worried about your impulse control challenges. every time he has had an opportunity to display a better temperament he passed on it. i would expect him to act more presidential but i don't think we can expect that from him. that is not the way he rolls. >> that is not what his voters like. >> i think he goes -- >> let's talk about cruz. he went through marco rubio's set of circumstances that would allow him to emerge. if cruz loses texas what do the polls show now? it shows cruz ahead. >> pick your poll. he has to work hard. ted cruz has a one state strategy on super tuesday.
every poll i look at doesn't show marco rubio having a shot of winning any state on super tuesday. has anyone secured the nomination going 0 for primaries? >> they have an answer for that. what they say is that everything about this cycle is historic in nature and that -- washington post stunning editorial about they feel urgency to stop trump and that would create historic rush towards them in the final days and weeks. >> this issue of taxes. mitt romney thinking there is a bombshell there. donald trump said i pay low taxes because i don't want to pay high taxes. does it matter for trump? >> i don't think it matters. the only thing that matters to trump would be what romney
not what it was. mitt romney is doing to donald trump by just sort of openly to mitt romney four years ago when he said i heard he is not paying taxes. participating in the stop trump movement. >> trump is runnnng against a rigged system. >> this is the real feature of the campaign, i heard this. >> thanks for bringing me up to speed. i appreciate it. big new developments in ongoing fight over the u.s. supreme court. the white house said to be considering republican governor r ryan sandoval of nevada as possible nominee to the high court. the republican governor is a former federal judge, supports abortion rights. mination of a republblan would be seen as attempt by president
choices. the u.s. olympic committee preparing athletes and staff ahead of games in brazil. a usoc doctor testified. he said the committee is considering several steps including pretreating closing of all usoc personnel and providing bed nets. they predict they will have a zika vaccine ready for phase one clinical trials by this summer. the scandal involving defective air bags. uncovered evidence that takata was dedeiving automakers foror years. internal e-mails said the company was aware they were defective. if the customer request records
lot of failures, sometimes 38%. takata disputes whether that employee had direct knowledge. regulators are under pressure to expand the recall to include every takata air bag in america. encouraging news saying this year's flu vaccine is most effective in years. people who the got the vaccine have been 59% less likely to get the flu. cdc recommends everyone get a flu shot every year. usually half of americans get that. >> did you read that with your fingers crossed. >> i got a shot in november but it didn't work out. frightening scene at a kentucky convenience store. this guy on the right suddenly flames and sparks shoot out of his pants. he runs outside, takes the pants off. the man says an e-cigarette
he suffered burns on his legs. he is able to walk. the local fire department warns ecigarette users to keep the batteries away fromopper and other metals including car keys >> that is not a little flame. more on the weather from al >> looked likekee was ready to take off. let's show you what we have right now. a beautiful day out west. temperatures will be in the 60s in the pacific northwest. we have windy, snowy conditions. calmer west returns. we are going to get to your local forecast coming up in the
we are going to get towill warm us to the 50s with a mostly sunny sky. sunday will also be warm with a high in the lower 50s, with a slight chance afternoon. monday will be dry, but we are tracking the potential for a storm in the midwest early next week. there has not been much agreement with model guidance on the track of the storm, or the precipitation type. we'll keep you updated with the very latest information. we'll star and that's your latest weather. coming up, erin andrews and her father tearing up in court as he takes the stand in her civil lawsuit. we wililhave his emotional testimony. and melania trump defending her husband and revealing what
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state senators unanimously approve a bill to improve so-called peeping tom laws. it comes following a case in iowa city a few years ago where a landlord spied on female tenants through hidden peepholes. the bill removes some of the requirements which make these cases difficult to prosecute. it now heads to the state house. iowa lawmakers are investigating chid abuse allegations at a former boarding school. midwdwt academy innkeokuk had nn stste oversight. it's been closed since officers raided the academy last month as part of a sex abuse investigation. now lawmakers are trying to figure out how the school for troubled teens was able to operate wwthout the state keeping an eye on it. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we will have windy conditions today with a mostly clouuy to partly cloudy sky. more sunshii and warmer temperatures tomorrow and saturday. slight chance for a and snow early next week. we'll be back in 30 minutes, be
[ cheers and applause ] 7:30 on a thursday morning, 25th day of february, 2015. we will get outside and say hi in just a little while. inside studio 1 a we want to look at the morning's headlines. the death toll is rising from the powerful storm system. at least eight people killed from louisiana to virginia where a state of emergency is declared. senator marco rubio demanding donald trump tell a
group to stop making robo lls. >> the wise race is dying out in america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist. >> reporter: that group is not affiliated. the republican candidates will take part in their final debate. connecticut prosecutors are asking the state supreme court to send michael skakel back to prison. they say a judge made a mistake three years ago by reversing conviction in the 1975 murder of his neighbor. robert kennedy, jr., who is wrwring a bookk about his cousin's case attended a hearing. another high profile case and more testimony. >> it was emotional. jurors heard from andrews' father who told the court his daughtereras been a s sll of her
>> reporter: dramatic emotional testimony, erin andrews breaking down seeing her father in tears on the stand. >> firstst time in my life as her father where i didn't know if she was safe or not. i feared for her life. >> reporter: steve andrews describing agony after naked videos of his daughter went viral eight years ago. videos taken through a peep hole by michael barrett. erin is suing barrett, the marriott and her management company at the time for $75 million. the lawsuit claims barrett asked to be put in the room next to andrews and the hotel was negligent for doing it, a cardinin sin accororng t t a
andrews' attorney. >> the hotel maintained it did nothing wrong, that barrett deceived, connived and manipulated the system to get the r rm next to andrews. >> steve andrews joins us now. >> steve andrews is a reporter. erin followed in his foot steps becoming a successful television sports reporter. steve says erin has changed since the incident. >> she was just so much fun before we found out about this. she is not the fun person she was. she is scared. she cries.
tell her story when she testifies. her convicted stalker expected to testify. >> thank you. a little bit more on the race for the white house and melania trump's first solol interview with the campaign. we showed you a bit of this on wednesday. jack hally jacksks is with us with more. >> reporter: fresh off his victories, donald trump is on a role for the republican nomination and he is rolling out his running mate, melania trump. she has only been in america for 20 years but says she is ready to become the next first lady. >> melanini say mething. >> he loves you. >> reporter: like everything trump she can be anything but understated. >> he will be in believable. >> reporter: melania trump -- >> she will make a beautiful
>> reporter: not letting her outspoken husband do all the talking. >> i tell him my opinion. i tell him what i think. sometimes he listens. sometimes he don't. >> reporter: while some accuse thth republican front runner of being sexist trump in her first one-on-one interview of the campaign her husband is anything but. >> he treats me the same as men. he will tell you what is in his heart, what he thinks. he will not hold it back if you are a woman. >> reporter: trump would become the first foreign born first lady and the first to bear it all on a bear skin rug. last spring she wanted this turn in the spot light. president? >> trump, a relatively rare presence on the campaign trail
couple's son born a year after donald and melania married. week. he was 52. she was 28. too. her line of jewelry on qvc and her moisturizer caviar. now she is starting to step into "snl." it's the white house she is focussed on now as the republican race enters its super tuesday sprint. and some new reports out that melania trump may have donated a couple of hundred thousand dollars to hillary clinton. shsh wouldn't talk about w wt she would do if she weren't to end up in the white house but her husband says she would probably focus on women's health. >> these are busy times in the weather department.
and just the warmth that we are experiencing right now. if you have been outside you barely need a coat. 53 in new york city. 57 in boston. syracuse 40. you have to go back to pittsburgh and detroit to find temperatures in the 30s. they will be coming. we have cooler air coming . lolo at the temperatures we are expecting right now. indianapolis ten degrees below normal. charleston 39. atlanta 52 degrees and then by friday that moves into new york and down to 38. atlanta 54 and saturday even chillier. boston 42. d.c. 47. but do not fret. warming temperaturessill be coming. in the mid section of the country temperatures 60s, 70s in oklahoma. little rock. and as we make our way to the east on sunday 58 new york city.
66. rereezy sw wind, which will warm us to the 50s with a mostly sunny sky. sunday will also be warm with a high in the lower 50s, with a slight chance for rain sunday afternoon. monday will be dry, buu we are tracking the potential for a storm in the and that's your latest weather. thanks. just ahead, change your settings, what you can do to extend your phone's battery life. johnson & johnsonighting back after a jury awards a family $72 million.
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7:42. we are back with concerns over a popular product that millions of americans have been using for years. >> johnson & johnson is being order today pay up over a woman's cancer death. >> reporter: a st. louis jury ruled johnson & johnson must bay $72 million including 62 million in punitive damages to the family of an alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. >> not just for her but so many other women. >> reporter: the jury s sed with the plaintiff who died at age 62 saying that talc found in the company's baby powder contributed to her cancer and that the company knew about the risksk
consultant alerted that anybody who denies is denying the obvious. >> i have had very few j jies award more than i asked for. they awarded $1 million every year that she lived. . >> reporter: the discussion around the safety of talcum powder is far from over. in a statement wroro the talc used is carefully selected. the recent verdict goes against decades of sound science proving safety of talc as cosmetic ingredient. many say the evidence is inconclusive. >> this association had been reported in some studies. however, there are many other studies that have shown that talc useoes not really increase the risk of ovarian cancer. >> reporter: the american cancer society says any increased risk is likely to be very small but
increased risk as high as 30% especially if women use talcum powder on a daily basis for more than 20 years. products with talcum powder continue to be sold. now you can find products which replace talc with corn starch. as for johnson & johnson it is facing other pending lawsuits. >> for the first time people who use talc products they are going to be alerted the first time that they run the risk of get ogvaryn cancer. >> reporter: the company says it plans to appeal. >> and just ahead what adele did last night to steal the show. >> and the reaction buttons you want facebook to add next. karl, don't you have friends coming over?yeah, so?
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them to crash their car. the driver's name hasn't been released and the accident is still under investigation. cedar rapids mmyor ron corbett says the city risks s ever receiving money from the federal government for flood protection. federal money has always been a part of the city's plan...now the city is revamping some things. instead of starting from the north and working towards the south...the city will now focus on areas that need protection most. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day fofocast. we wilil have windy conditions today with a mostly cloudy to partly cloudy sky. more sunshine and warmer temperatures tomorrow and saturday. slight chance for a and snow early next week. we'll be back in 30 minutes, be sure to check kwwl dot com for the latest news you're watching k- w-w-l, we've
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skirts. all is right. >> i'm back. meanwhile bad mouthing was going on inside the vestibule. this is dylan's throwback thursday song. "shoot" by salt and pepper. you don't like it? >> it's not my favorite song, but thanks. it was just everything was schoop and we knew every word. you can do every word. >> yes. >> meanwhile while i'm in the process of outing people, savannah has her sexyy boot on since gerrard is here. >> you weren't here when this all happened. >> no. anyway let's get a check of the morning's top stories. natalie is inside. >> good morning. nearly a quarter of a million people had no power overnight after violent storms moved from
at least eight people lost their lives. among them, a toddler and two men thrown from a trailer when a tornado struck waverly, virginia. high winds also damaged about 50 homes in pennsylvania and pounded the new york area. airlines also trying to catch up this morning because of flight disruptions caused by the storms in the east and heavy snow in the midwest. nationwide more than 2,000 flights were canceled on wedndnday. more than half of t tm in chicago and more than 300 flights have been grounded again today. a dramatic rescue this morning off of new york city. a new york coast guard vessel capsized. five coast guard members had to be pulled from the water, all of them apparently safe. a coastuard helicopter air lifted stranded fishermen from the boat. dangerous job. the face-off is in houston,
ted cruz. meantime former republican mitt romney is turning the fight. he's challenging trump to release his tax returns. romney prekick itting t ty will contain a bombshell. trump responding there is no bombshell but they're complicated and he's in no hur to release them. there's only bun one burglary in beaumont, texas, but it was a doozy. thieves backing a pickup truck through the front door of a convenience store. three men hustled in and dragged an atm to their truck. police have found the stolen truck, but so far no sign of the three burglars or the machine which is full of money. three days and counting before holiday's biggest night and they're romming out the red carpet. on sunday the 500-foot-long
fundraisers and reporters hoping to catch a glimpse of some of the biggest starar chrhr rock putting his finishing touches on his jokes and al and i will be there. >> chris rock was working on his monologue in a small club. they said it's going to be brilliant. >> we're looking forward to that. >> as he usually is. now surprising acknowledgment from terry cruz. . >> he opens up about a dirty little secret that nearly ruined his life. >> one thing everybody has to realize is that you can't divide with guilt and shame. >> reporter: it's a revealing confession from a recognizable face. >> it really,,eally messed up nigh life in a lot of ways. >> reporter: beloved actor, former athlete, and former ad man terry cruz is opening up
pornography. >> if days turn into night and you're still watching, you've probably got a problem, and that was me. >> just like me, w wn you're sad and lonely, you grad food. instead for me it was pornography. >> reporter: in a series of reveals he posted. the father of five discussed how the addiction affected his life and the way he looked at the world. >> it changes the way you think about people. people become objects. people become, you know, body parts. they become things toe used rather thanneople to be loved. >> reporter: and reveals how it nearly ended his marriage. >> well another thing i had to battle was a sense of entitlement. i felt the world owed me something. i felt like my wife owed me sex. >> reporter: cruz says he's been free of his addiction for six or seven yeaea but is coming forward now to help others who may share the same issue and
significant and growing. >> pornography addiction is actually thought to be one of the most common phen nonnon. >> an estimated 2 mill krun people suffer from an addiction of internet six and 90% of children age 8 to 16 have looked alt enter net porn, the internet making it more accessible. >> everyone has effectively a crack pipe in their office, in their living room, which is the computer or on their person, the phone now. >> reporter: cruz is trying to remedy that problbl with advicee to the concerned significant other of addicts. >> anything that will make you feel denigrated, that will make you feel less than, you cannot accept it, and that's the message for all women out there. >> reporter: but he believes the cure has to come from the conflicted. >> and the truth is, he has to
>> reporter: cruzz says he'll continue to talk candidly about the issue hoping his honesty can help others. >> the more we talk about it, the more we can beat it. we can beat it. >> reporter: for today, janet cham leon, nbc news. i'm sorry, go ahead. >> it takes a lot of courage to own up to that, be public about it and hopefully helel others. >e could have said this is six years in my past, ancient history, i'm not going to talk about it, but to come forward and talk about it is a great. problem. >> a lot of people will relate. coming up, tired of your smartphone always running low on power? what works and what doesn't when it comes to boosting your battery life. >> and on pop start, the new list of hollywood's best movie
the quote machines, lawuernd roker. and those dogs will never be the same. what happened when kathie and hoda took an intership at a grooming salon. first these messages.s start walking together" and i said "and i bet you money you'll be able to do that senior walk". that day i said "ok it's me and you girl, me and you!" i said "if you need to stop, there's a bench we'll just hang out in the e ade." she said "absolutely not! we are going to finish this race!" and we were the last ones in, but you know what? we finished the race. and she goes "desiree, i'll never quit walking. ever" it's a taste so bold, yet so smooth, it could only be called, black silk, from folgers. a taste you could eneny, esh brewed, or ononcup at a time.
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8:12 with trending today. >> let us stata with the million dollar question. this question could get you hired at facebook. the company's global head of recruiting told business insider when they are going over applications with job applicants there is one question that they like to ask more than any other. on your very best day at work, the day you can home and think you have the best job in the world what did you do that day? >> i like that question because i guess the idea is it shows what you love to do. i went to australia. this show you do a million things. i got to go to australia with my mom and visit my birth place and they got the fireworks out.
history. >> free trip to australia. >> dylan, what about you? >> my brother is aveteran, wounded warrior. we did a story where he dpaut to play on the softball team. he travels the country as a wounded warrior. >> that's amazing. >> great opportunity. >> for me it would be we have a privilege of being able to share grgrt stories about people who inspire us. we did a story about the foster care system and organizations that help ensure that kids are protected in the system. being able to create a psa and meeting young people whose lives were changed. we helped raise $300,000.
>> i had to go over the inaugural when the vice president -- i begged him to come over. drop the mic moment. >> somehow getting around the secret service. >> and not getting tackled. >> every couple of years when we go to the olympmps and get to interview people who have worked there a large portion of their lives to accomplish something and you get to talk to them right after they have accomplished it or not accomplished it, but talking to people at this epic moment in their lives makes me happiest with this job. >> it happens at the olyics and all the time on this show we get to talk to people at interesting moments. we all love our smart phones but may not love our batteries. a lot of myths about what will and won't drain your battery. we are going to play a game of
tr or lse, closing unused battery? >> true. >> false. i'm surprised. running apps doesn't do that mumu. >> true or false, streaming music uses more battery than the ones that are downloadad. true. third party charges will damage your phone's battery. >> that can be true. >> i have no idea. >> i would say false truish. it says false b b the times says you should go with reputable vendor and not cheap alternative. >> false truish. >> an interesting social experiment from jetet blue. on a recent flight the company offered everyone on board a free round trip flight to anywhere in the world but there was a catch. it could only bene destination
destination. if there wasn't a unanimous decision they didn't get the trip. using paddles the passengngs narrowed down their options choosing an international location over a domestic one. after wheeling and dealing it came down to two options, turks and caicos or costa rica. >> must mean only one thing, 150 random strangers have chosen unanimously to go to costa rica! >> that's not easy. >> we couldn't do that. >> i would take either of those.
>> can you imagine trying to get 150 people to choose lunch. >> apparently the airline said they conducted the experiment because of the division in washington. >> reminded me of a caucus. even more space and top movie quotes of all times. >> adele and her big night at britain's version of the grammy's. it is called the brit awards. adele looked stunning in a flowing red gown. she won award after award after award taking home four trophies in all. her award for global success was presented by an astronaut aboard the international space station. when adele won best female solo t she had the opportunityo support ke$ha. >> i want to thank my record label for embracing and being
take this moment to publically support ke$ha. >> and by the time she won her fourth award adele jokingly apologized for what she called her ugly cry face. never looks ugly. the top movie quotes of all time. the movie serving over 1,600 fifth place went to "the wizard of oz." toto, i have a feeling we are not in kansas anymore. from "star wars" may the foersz be with you. >> you're going to need a bigger boat. >> casablanca for here's looking at you, kid. after all of that, what took the top spot? >> frankly, my dear, i don't give a damnmn >> gone with the wind voted top
one proposed alternative was frankly, my dear, i don't give a woot. >> that does not work. >> not even close. >> to gwen stefani. on today's episode of her show ellen asks ss gwen about blakak getting g rious. >> when he popped the question about you being his mentor, how did he do that? >> did you rehearse that before? >> yeah. i did. i thought of that one. >> i want to be on that show as much as possible. it's hard to talk without laughing. i got so much out of it. >> you did. >> clearly she didn't need to clarify what she meant.
al, let's get a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we got going on for today. snow here in the great lakes. wet weather moving through boston and new england. that will clear out rather quickly. weweern two-thirds of the country nice and dry. we look for temperatures today 80s and 70s in the southwest. fairly mild in the east with temperatures in the 50s and 60s down through the gulf coast. windy conditions along the mid atlantic coast to the northeast with wet weather. windy condition, snow, sowill warm us to the 50s with a mostly sunny sky. sunday will also be warm with a high in the lower 50s, with a slight chance for rain sunday afternoon. monday will be dry, but we are tracking the potential for a storm in the midwest early next week. there has not been much agreement with model guidance on the track of the storm, or thth
you updated with the very latest inform!tion. we'll start the day w anan that is your latest weather. >> our week long series up for the job where we take on internships is rolling along. this morning two for the price of one, kathie lee and hoda. >> as dog lovers and owners we figured we would be groomers for the day. our friends opened their very nice doors to us. >> the tails were wagging, dogs were barking and other stuff flowing. how did we do? let'sake a lookok >> what are we doing? >> i'm not sure what we are doing. >> an internship of some sort. >> this is the spot. >> w are supposed to learn h h to groom dogs.
i'm extremely interested in learning how to do gland expression. that will be helpful in my home life. >> i'm nauseous. >> hi. >> nice to meet you. we want tolearn how to be groomers. >> come with me. >> here is a nice dog for you to try. >> you are not going to assist? >> i'm going to watch. >> are you ready? >> she is definitely -- >> careful. >> there is poop on her butt. >> she is like thanks a lot. >> i don't want to touch it. >> where are you going? underneath?
>> she has a lot of soap here. >> this is n, i'm sorry. >> she does not like to be sprayed back there. she said no thank you. she doesn't like it. some women don't like that. >> you ready? she doesn't look like it. you are bending her neck too much. you are such a good dog. >> here we go. >> some of it went in my mouth. >> what is this? what is happening? >> this is where we takee care of other people's dogs. >> they come in the morning and stay all day. hello, everybody. >> hi. >> good babies.
>> i'm getting scared. there is a lot happening. >> found some doody. >> where? >> right here. . >> ew. >> that is going to need a scouring pad. it makes you want to take home a little brother or sister? >> maybe. i'm not sure but we have been hard at work today. >> it has been fun. they are so sweet. >> so happy right now. >> brush t tir teeth. >> let's walk the dogs. >> we have to make sure -- >> let's go. >> i'm exhausted. >> i'm trying. >> hold on. >> you are so heavy.
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no arrests following a deadly shooting in easternniowa. in fact, cedar rapids police don't know exactly who they're looking for. a man from chicago was shot and killed tuesday night. it happened at the cedar valley southwest sidd. josepep perkins junior died. police say another man is in the hospital after being shot in leg. shootings in cedar rapids are up this year. this video comes from different months. in january off014 -- there wewe three reports of shots fired. then 10 last january -- and 14 last month. to be clear --police consider a shots fired situation whenever shell casinns are founddr there's property damage, it's not always just when there is a victim. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we will have windy conditions today with a mostly cloudy to partly cloudy sky. saturday. slight chance for a rain shower sunday, most of us stay dry. then chances for rain and snow early next week.
got y we're back now 8:30 on a thursday morning, the 25 day of february, 16. the first day on the plaza and several days without rain. we are happy about that. we are happy we have a nice crowd out here. >> coming up, so excited about gerard butler, just played a big role in sunday's daytona 500. really cool. we will talk to him about all of that. hands f, why chances you are over doing it when you do some of your diy projects bayou are decreasing the value of your
we want you to come down to thelaza and get a chance to win a trip to los angeles. just bring a packed bag and a friend and a poster showing us how you spendhe extra 24 hours. >> straight from the plaza to l.a. for a three-night stay at the line hohol. nner and more courtesy of discover los angeles. you have to be over 18 if you are here tomorrow rsvp at today.com/visit. >> a cool deal. how about a check of the weather. >> looking ahead to the weekend starting with tomorrow we have sunshine here in the east but windy conditions, w w weathth in the pacific northwest. warm weather through the southwest. gulf coast looking good. saturday windy around the great lakes. northwest.
country. on sunday snow around the great lakes, cooler weather making its way in. more rain along the pacific northwest coast and look for the sunshine hanging aroundrereezy sw wind, which will warm us to the 50s with a mostly sunny sky. sunday will also be warm with a high in the lower 50s, with a slight chance for rain sunday afternoon. monday will be dry, but we are acking the potential for a storm in the midwest early next and that's your latest weather. > the election season has been eventful and has developed thoughts and opinions, things
sharing with others. there ia place for that calls election confessions. nbc news made this phone number available. no rhyme or reason for t phone number. it is there for you to anonymously text, send or leave a voice mail sharing thoughts about what is playing out in politics. it is all gathered on this website, election confessions. you must be 18 or older to participate. message rates and data rates apply. everything that comes in gathered and posted. for example, i only vote so i can post a selfie. we also had this one. i said i would watch all the debates. i watched one and a half and got bored. i am ready to pin my own thing weighing on my mind for a bit. let's go i think al roker for president. send. there we go. if you have something you want
number is 424-353-2016. of course, you can follow along with content as coming in at electionconfessions.com. >> interesting. seems like you are asking for trouble there. and now to one of the most sought after men in hollywood, gerard butler as a mercilele god his mission is to rule the world. >> i want to live forever down there in the land i conquered, my kingdom. this should be my reward. >> you would unleash chaos. you would destroy everything. >> not destroy, create. >> you're just a god with modest ambition, world domination, seems like a sweet guy. >> he is a sweet guy when you get to know him. >> i think what is interesting we have gone therere takakg everything he wants to be.
this incredibly charming. playing different ways to bring out that quality. >> you're a god but in this movie a villain. i know you see his good side. >> that's why i wanted to do it. every now and again i feel that need to travel into another world. get to travel into manyy differentworlds. i stayed there a few times so it felt fun to see what it would be like. >> it really has that mystical elemenen these epic fight scenes and then a lot of special effects. were you kind of blown away when you saw the finished product? >> when i was younger i had a dream that i was in a movie like this. when i woke up i thought i need to visit those worlds. that's why i say every now and
when you see the film finish it blows you away. i think this film is incredibly artistic. it is a very rich journey. >> very beautiful, definitely. stunning. so are you, actually. you have this whole god physique ing. i guess there is no god of beer bellies. >> i tried to work with that with the director. >> is there a slacker god? a god who looks cheetos? >> he doesn't like the fact that he can't be fat. >> you had to workout all the time. >> a lot of training. i'm used to doing it now. there is the element at the
down the cheate tos and cheeseburgers. >> like once the shoot is over do you slackoff? >> the worst. every time i say i'm not going to do it. i'm going to stay fit. normally within two or three weeks i'm not looking good. >> the daytona 500, how cool was it? you were the grand marshall. you got to say drivers start your engines. was that the moment of your life right there? >> did you practice the line? do i do it soft or like the god of egypt? >> i had a sore throat so i was worried it would come out -- what a blast. my folks are there next to me. my mom and step dad and my aunt. my mom came up and was like thaha s good. you did a good job.
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looking back at who paved the way a a also about looking forward. nbc blk 28 was created to honor innovators, entrepreneurs, actors, activists at the top of their field rerefining what it means t t be black in america today. the young people aren't just changing the black community, they are changing communities all over this country. kai lightner is a pro rock climber, three time american winner and a world championship title to his game. >> it is almost ingrained with them. my whole life. >> i started climbing when i was 6. >> pushing myself was contagious for me. once i was able i always wanted to push myself to win the next competition and be the best
>> i climb about three hours a day. >> i'm thinking about the next solution or what am i going to do next? the type of climbing that i do % is based upon difficultyy and not height. i will keep going and keep climbing. >> creating this field of design and technology and weaving them togethth. >> i started sewing when i was around 8.
so with that i don't -- we work to help them innovate. >> google had a program for me to make animations and they wanted the dress. >> that dress itself, they chose the silhouette and then from there it was kind of organizing the electronic inside of the garment. so exciting a a she looked beautiful in it. >> nate howard founded movement be to amplify young voices of this generation. >> focussed on workiki with young adults and youth. the goal is using poetry to inspire a generation to be the
story and let the stories inspire others. >> in 2013 i was celebrating and showed up to my housend shut the party down. i was arrested. >> we will not stop. >> that's when i knew i had to speak up. i realized that i had t t hold on to what this movement could be. there is something about poetry that allows you to kind of speak to your heart. at the end of the day when everyone writes their story the is the best story because it is yours. >> just a foot note we should mention no one was charged including nate howard in that 2013 incident. you want to learn more about the
are you killing your home with kindness, from excessive cleaning too constant repainting you may be doing more harm than good. here to keep you from becoming a home wrecker in a different way. we are not going t shake hands because we are both recovering. how are you doing? >> fine and you? >> fine. >> fewer chores at home. let's start with paint. if i see a door like that i'm going to repaint it. >> a new coat of paint isn't always your friend. paint wants to stay flexible. goinin over this paint with a new paint is a problem.
paint down to the wood and start from scratch? >> scrape it, sand and then repaint. >> touchups aren't necessarily good. starting from scratch is probably better. >> just don't go over the bad stuff. >> get a clean surface and do a few job. >> let's talk about insulation. if you own an old home probably built without proper insulation by today's standards. >> if you are feeling cold you want more insulation in the house. here is the problem. come to my dollhouse. >> i didn't know you have a dollhouse. >> some houses are designed to have attic vented. right here is the soffit. it allows in fresh air and that
but the insulation would go right here in the attic. if you go too far up you can choke down that attic and that can lead to mold and can exacerbate ice dams. >> we do, however, want to seal air leaks. >> and they are all over the house. this is just as important as insulating. there are pipes and wires coming throughhalls and floorss and ceilings. that is where conditioned air can come up through and into spaces where you don't need it. here is a can of sealer. we spray it in there. >> did you fill up the holes, you can seal the penetration and leave that behind. >> you're fine. >> much more efficiency. >> cleaning windows and mirrors. how is it possible to clean a
>> a mirror has -- behind it it has a reflective surface. that cleaner that you put on there could have ammonia or vinegar which could be aggressive. if it gets behind the frame it can attack the silver backing. if you are going to use that i say spray the rag and then clean as opposed to spraying it on the glass and having it go behind or you can just use a lent free cloth with warm water and do your cleaning thatt way.y. >> what about people who say they use newspapers? >> god bless. >> does it work? >> yes. there is not that much dirt. professional guys use newspapers all l e time. > take me to the tiles here. tiles. they want them to always look clean and they will treat them so they seal them and nothing can get on them. >> seal them like crazy.
it can make the granite or the marble look dull and streaky. over sealing is a problem. you want to find out i ithe stone needs t t be sealed. we put water on this marble. the water has absorbed into the marble. that means this needs to be sealed. over here this granite doesn't need to be sealed because there is no difference between where the water is or isn't. we say seal it. as a rule of thumb how often would you end up sealing tile or stone like this in. >> three months or a year but we suggest drop the water on there and see if it soaks in. if it doesn't you are good to go. >> thank you.
this is "today" on nbc. 8:53. time for today's birthday wishes. >> we have very accomplished folks to celebrate. let's startrt with francis jasper from san antonio, texas. she is turning 100 years old, enjoys playing the piano and exercising. harry is 100 years old. he has been struck by lightning not once but twice in his lifetime, walked away both timim
that is one lucky guy. happy 100th birthday to sophie eberly. 13 grandchildren, 18 great grand kids and 9 great great grand kids. she is a great great great grandma. helen whiteford from whiteford. she is known for her world famous fried chicken. george cowan is also 100. he visited 51 countries. very happy 100th birthday to elsie ralph. celebrate with us just head to today.com/celebrate. >> love hearing about these
and let's send it to matt. all right, savannah. thanks very much. earlier this week jill martin and the folks at real male helped sell clothes men hardly wear. the effort was meant to raise money for citit harvest, a great organization to deliver nutritious food for those fighting hunger. jill, good morning. you've got an update for us. willie is here, as well. >> there are a lot of people around the country who are exactly your size. i'm excited to announce we are officially sold out. we are soldout. do you want to know how much we raised? >> yes. >> $20,000! >> really good. >> we are so pumped about this. we asked our viewers to tweet in pictures. they already have some of the clothing. so first this is dave. >> that's my coat. >> thanks for the awesome coat. thumb's up.
>> that is soiowans are concerned about their healthcare...as iowa will make the switch to a private medicaid system april first. many people voicing concerns aa the state capitol yesterday. senate democrats are promising to move a bill forward which will increase oversight of the three companies managing medicaid. the city of des moines has to pay up following a car crash involving a police officer. this is what the victim's car looked like whe an officer t-boned it a few years ago. the officer ran a red light. he did not have his lights on and sireres running. the des moines register says a jury is awarding the people in the car nearly half a million dollars for their injuries. now, let's go to kyle with a look at
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warm day today. al, your morning jam. >> "cheeseburger in paradise." i'm going to be cooking at the burger bash. >> do i have to recuse myself? i'm judging. >> i'm looking for all fixes i can get. >> yours is going t be a good burger sblmpt dei go r burger. >> i go down tomorrow. >> then we cook on the beach. >> then we are going to l.a.or the oscars. >> we are a married couple this weekend. >> we are. >> okay. >> more on that coming up. let's talk about the oscars sunday night. >> you guys are going to be there. a lot of story lines to talk about here.
leo dicaprio going to win best actor? best picture category, different kinds of movies. the big short, bridges of spies, more of a spot lighty movie or big with revenant? >> split on where the awards are landing. it wille interesting. >> a fun night. one thing hanging over is diversity of hollywood question. chris rock is hosting. a lot of people can't wait to see the opening ten minutes of the monologue. he talked about the gig with the hollywood reporter. >> a pretty decent monologue and be funny throughout the show. if you get off on the wrong foot, though, it is a real hard hole to dig out of. i'm only there because ellen
only here because ellen said no. she did so good the last time she hosted the show that is the standard. >> ellen world famous selfie a couple of years ago. >> it is about the monologue. e first five minutes set the tone. that is where you know he is killing it. >> you remember the talk about should he boycott. he said what a great challenge and responsibility to walk out there. i think he is going to -- >> you have e friend -- >> i was with somebody last night who works at a small comedy club where chris rock is trying out some of the material. it is out there. >> cannot wait.
to communicate. some man who just can't reach. >> how often do we use that line? >> a little bit of a different direction. >> very deep. >> i don't know how to put this, but i'm kind of a big deal. >> really? >> people know me. >> i'm very happy for you. >> i'm very important. i have many leatherbrbnd books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany. [ laughter ] >> one of the great pickup scenes. that line never gets old for me. >> we have to rewatch that. so good. >> i understand you had a rough night as a parent.
my husband is away on business. he tasks me with taking the kids to soccer. i have taken them to where they play soccer all the time. it's pouring rain yesterday. do you remember how bad it was. so i'm driving along completely missed the turn and driving anywhere innew jersey you miss a turn you end up on a juggernaut. i ended up practically coming back into the city. it was the whole time what i feel so bad about, it was an ex pltive-ridden ride for my children. 30 minutes of f bobos, gd. my poor kids got quiet. it was like crickets in the back seat. quietest i have heard them. >> were you mad at the car for takiki you there? >> yes, because i tell you, she told me go south on the new
and now go south. is it south or north? make up your mind. in the middle of the night my husband is like he just said the gd word. my kids are in shell shock this morning. >> did you say maybe i shomld tone it down a little bit? >> i looked at them a couple of times and they were just like -- they were holding each other's hands to get through this. it will be okay. >> has the school called yet? i'm such a bad parent. i'm sorry and sorry to the soccer coaches. >> i was crying in the car last night. i was like we're going home. >> the good news is the kids ma mommy a drink.
walked in the door is poured a big glass of moment. i'm not the only one. >> oh, boy. >> we want to hear yours. >> she was about 7 or 8 and i realized realized after being intimate that there was maybe a witness. >> making it sound like a crime. >> i said what are you doing? >> nothing. >> where are you? >> nowhere. i realized i think i traumatized -- >> leading into the open this morning.
>> sometimes mommy and daddy are wrestling. >> daddy is winning! [ laughter ] >> willie, you are up. >> how can i follow those two? >> you have something. you have material. >> i'll tell you one thing, we bought a house recently and the previous owner had a pizza oven out there. and i can't do it. so the kids are out there with me. two hours of prep. i try to get the pizza in and it sticks to the thing. >> did you put the corn meal? >> you need to ask al first. i took the thing and launched it in the backyard like a javelin and they never forgotten that. that was really scary. >> just the other day i was
dadnd talking about dating and things and she says when you bring a boy home. >> or a girl. sfwl and she says great my dad thinks i'm gay. i don't think you are gay. there is nothing wrong with that. whoever you want to bring home we're fine with that. we love you. >> i feel like i got something off my chest. >> that was all for natalie. >> thank you, people. >> after that i think we should do some th. we are going to try to play it live. want you to play along at home.
>> that was fascinating. >> was there another element to this? >> i think because you come up with the math so you are thinking about one of the numbers. >> i'm glad you didn't getet upset about it and start swearing. >> like a sailor. let's show you what is going on as far as your weather is concerned. facebook, real quick, big vacuum cleaner, facebook.com/today'stake. over 300,000. register and get that vacuum cleaner. we are looking at snow. here is the rain. was it awful yesterday? at least eight people died sadly. we are talking 32 tornadoes possible, a real mess over the last two days. earlier today wind gusts up to 40. poor visibility on i-75. i-80, 90 as well.
much calmer weather but we are looking for the next couple of days heavy amount of snow as you get into west virginia. cleveland may see two towill warm us to the 50s with a mostly sunny sky. sunday will also be warm with a high in the lower 50s, with a slight chance for rain sunday afternoon. monday will be dry, but we are tracking the potential for a storm in the midwest early next week. there has not been much agreement with model guidance on the track of the storm, or the precipitation type. we'll keep you updated with the very latest information. we'll start the day with a >> it's an ectrolux blender, not a vacuum cleaner.
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in ice event at the skylands stadium. it is a crisp 28 degrees inside. >> i wasn't expecting to see my breath the whole time i was here. that is all i have been seeing so far. >> it is cold. weweell everyone hat, gloves, snow pants. i see you are ready for the slide. >> reporter: the main attraction a 50 foot ice slide. on to the ice maze with a little help from new friends. >> i'm justing you. it icy in here. are you sure this is right? again! more than 100 ice sculptures in this building.
it took two hours to create sculptures of our weather team. al, what is happening in your neck of the woods? next up in this winter wonderland? a house made entirely of ice. early morning, timim for a nap. wow. hot cup is good. there is no place to warm up around here. hot chocolate won't do the trick. this is great. much better. in here it is 28 degrs, no snow, lots of ice. now i'm going to peek out the window.
elsa on the giant ice throne. time to end myy ice adventure with a sweet treat. >> nice little smoers with some friends. >> you always end a cold day with smoerz. you want to get out and enjoy it while you can. i have to give a big thanks to sculpted ice works for making my face in ice and al, too. it was pretty awesome. it took about two hours to do. >> our toy's take logo. i don't know how they get the color in there. >> i have heels on. >> the we go. >> and they're off. >> this going to be
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you have time to put together a nice oscar bash. >> a senior lifestyle editor at zulilly.com. >> days away you can roll out the red carpet for your guests. this is a real red carpet. we led it with topiaries like you would in l.a. you can do house plants. you can do this affordbly. you want to have a photo op. you want to make guests feel like a star. we have a cutout. take a little selfie so we take a pick. >> amazing. >> he does this on every red carpet. >> thearland here and lined it with light up marquis so you feel like you are under the lights. you can give your guests a
or the selfie stick. people might want to take photos with their own cameras so they can socialize their red carpet experience. have guests arrive so that you can watch the red carpet rollout and rate their red carpet look whether they love the look or don't love the look as celebrities come down the red carpet. >> tell us about the beverages. >> these are sparkling drinks. >> these are tuxedo glasses. only took me seven minutes. and here this is the best picture party. all named after -- we have gummy
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have vanilla cookies and chocolate cookies. some are brown and tan. my diverse party guests are rereesented here. each one of these are little nods to the academy awards category. so we have best speaker of foreign langmages, best supportive ouse. best friend in a leading role and best guesser of winners. which takes us to our last party theme. instead of an official ballot that you mark this is a ballot on thewall. you put the categories up on the big stars. each guest puts their best guesses up in their handwriting. the ones that are losers you can assess who is winning. >> you are amazing. you thought of everything i think. thank you.
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>> i made the recipe my own way. there are more ingredients to a typical tuna nicoise. >> it is nice and rare. we let that go about 10 to 15 seconds each side. >> there is nothing wrong with having a nice bottled tuna, as well. we will make a mustard negarette. we have egg yoke with mustard in there. only a touch of ginger and touch of the water. salt and pepper again. >> can you turn it there for me? >> thank you, thank you. then we put our top on like this. we will keeee that and wee are
we are going to slowly pour the oil just like that. looking nice. then we have the beautiful vegetables. we have artichokes, these are all cooked. we braise the artichoke. you can get a nice bottled marinated artichoke and then here is mustard vinaigrette. >> can you stir this? just give it a nice stir. >> this is so easy. >> i wanted to make it easy for my cooks. the time comes i want it to be easy for the home cook, as well. so we try to make it simple. simple is key and also fresh ingredients. let the ingredients shihi on their own. and then the tuna. going to give it a nice slice. >> just like 10 to 15 seconds
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you have been together for 21 years. i was just looking at the hazel nuts. . that says lot about you. >> so fortunate to resonate with such a wide audience. >> doing "all for you"? >> let's hear it. take it awayay finally i figured out it took a long, long time t tre's been time just can't turn and walk away it's hardo say what it is i
wondering if i'll always be with you words can't say it i can't do enough to prove it's all for you i thought i'd seen it all but it's been a long, long time but trip and fall wondering if i'm flying there's been times so confused just can't turn and walk away it's hard to say what it is i see in you if i'll always be wh you words can't say it, i can't do
it's all for you [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. sister hazel. >> thanks for getting that song stuck in our head. >> we are back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. >> one more time! i'm moving to a place where i can get internet from centurylink. if i get the three year price lock, am i stuck with the three year contract?
cedar rapids`mayor ron corbett says the city risks never receiving money from the federal government for flood protection. federal money has always been a part of the city's plan...now the city is revamping some things. instead of starting from the north and working towards the south...the city will now focus on areas that need protectionn most. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we will have windy conditions today with a mostly cloudy to partly cloudy sky. more sunshine and warmer temperatures tomorrow and saturday. slight chance for a rain shower sunday, most of us we'll be back in 30 minutes, be sureo check kwwl dot com for the latest news you're watching k- w-w-l, we've
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