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the balloons are inflated and the barriers are in place as 3 million people get ready to celebrate thanksgiving in the city. >> stores are preparing as well. and the holiday shopping rush begins earlier and earlier. several major retailers are opening their doors today. it is 4:30. morning. this is looking like the best forecast in quite some time. not only for the parade but for the shopping rush as well. and also for dinner. maybe a walk after. i'm andrea grymes. >> and i'm diane macedo. chris and mary are off. welcome back to cbs 2 news this morning. good morning. >> good morning. today is such a gorgeous day.
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and conditions are going to be absolutely perfect for today. a high pressure system just off the eastern seaboard. and we have a cold front moving through but for the most part today, temperatures above normal. currently 43 degrees. the winds are calm. and they'll be southeasterly as the day progresses so a warmer flow across the region. and here on the radar, we can see the clouds moving in from west to east. and a little bit of an onshore flow, again as a high pressure system does influence some possible drizzle later this afternoon. otherwise, a wider perspective. you can see the cold front that will start to work its way in from west to east architecting the great lakes region. and in the full weather, more details and of course what to expect for this upcoming weekend. back to you. >> all right. thank you. don't be afraid, be aware. that is the message from the city's top cop with millions of people expected at today's parade. >> with security high on
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people's mind, more police will be protecting the parade than ever before. ilana gold is live with more. >> reporter: we are standing on 77th street and central park west. and this is where the parade is going to kick-off. you can see the balloon bah -- the balloons are up. and in a few hours, more than 3 people will be out here. these giant characters puffed and ready to government millions will line the route, taking in the incredible sites and this year, four new balloons will highlight the event. there's also red from angry bird, ronald mcdonald underwe want a transformation and the dinosaur is making a come back. crowds are excited but also extra alert. >> feel very safe. very reassure. it's nice to -- reassuring. it's nice to see the nypd out in full force.
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>> reporter: they'll keep tight security using high-tech tools. the newly formed critical response team will help watch over the event. uniformed officer, more plain cameras. here. >> reporter: enhanced security ready for any potential scare test. last night during the balloon inflation, the bomb squad rushed to 42nd street by the port authority bus terminal after a report of a suspicious package. it was cleared as no threat. the nypd isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping the city safe during today's parade. >> the city competent be intimidated. particular -- the city cannot be intimidated. particularly these types of events. >> reporter: and that's what visitors plan to do on this holiday in manhattan. >> nothing going cohold us back from coming out. the nypd is here.
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from having a good time. >> reporter: and here's another live look at the incredible balloons for today's thanksgiving day parade. it starts at 9:00 a.m. the mayor is encouraging everyone to come in and take in the amazing sites. he says you shouldn't be fearful, just be alert and if you see something, say something. live on the upper west side, ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and "cbs this morning" will have more on the security preparations here in new york city. police commissioner bill bratton will be in in studio 57. and if you want to see the new balloons without standing for the whole parade, cbs 2 news is the place to be. we will have live coverage of the parade from 9:00 until noon. after the parade, some people will cut dinner short and head straight for the deals because many stores will open black friday. 145 million people are expected to shop this weekend as retailers attempt to lure in wants. experts say it's the best to
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have a plan in. once you know what you're looking for, search the web to see who is offering the best deal and when. we spoke with one man who wants a flat screen tv from the best buy on the upper east side. >> $150 which is about $400 off. >> reporter: how long have you been here in. >> since yesterday, 11:00. >> reporter: just to get the deal? >> just to get the deal and be number one. >> good luck to him. so far some of the best deals have been on electronics with laptops, tablets and testifys at give-away price. >> and if you're like, you will home. a lot done now online. and many seasonable jobs focused on get packages -- on getting packages where they need to go. >> reporter: this is a
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holiday center is in full swing. amazon has hired 100,000 extra workers. one is a college student looking to save up money before heading back to school in january. the money you make here, what will you use it for? >> to pay back school. >> reporter: to make money to pay off some loans? >> yes. >> reporter: amazon's hiring is a 25% increase from last year. but they are the exception. overall, holiday hiring is expected to be just slightly higher than last season. fedex is adding 55,000 workers. roughly 5% more than 2014. major retailers like macy's and target will add the same amount of workers as last year. andrew challenger is the vice president of the employment firm challenger gray and christmas. >> because so much of the holiday spending is now being done online, the jobs are changing. now more of the jobs instead of being in the front room are moving into shipping and
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those products. >> reporter: a mother of six is working in the amazon warehouse for the first time. so good to have extra cash? >> absolutely. to do something that's out of the ordinary for the household. >> reporter: do you want to do this full-time? >> if that was offered to me, i would consider it. >> reporter: last year, tens of thousands of seasonal workers were offered full-time positions after the holiday rush was over. york. forest hills queens where firefighters battled flames at another vacant house fire overnight. the latest took the place at a home under construction on 67th drive. half a dozen fires have been reported in forest hills since late last month. fire marshalls are volting the fires. fires. police are investigating the rape of a 26-year-old woman jogging in east river park overnight.
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that park is on the lower east side near the williamsburg bridge. last night. the woman says she was jogging when a man assaulted her and then took off on a bike. a group of protesters made their way through macy's in herald square last night. they chanted no justice, no peace and headed out to the streets of midtown. the demonstrators say they are showing solidarity with black lives matter. several were charged with disorderly conduct. and at one point, a group tried to block the lincoln tunnel but was unsuccessful. chicago officials are thanksgiving holiday. last night demonstrators once again took to the streets to protest the death of a black police officer. the officer was charged tuesday laquan mcdonald. in -- mcdonald's in 2014. knife.
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supporters for help in shutting down the famous michigan avenue shopping district tomorrow on black friday. the mother who left her baby boy at a queens church will not face criminal charges. police found the mother seen here buying towels she used to wrap the newborn. the baby was spotted monday. leaving a newborn without alerting anyone is a crime under new york's safe haven law but the queen's district attorney said the mother followed the spirit of the play returned to make sure the baby had been found. a new reason to be thankful in hoboken where they have been dealing with major water problems most of the week. >> nothing scares me more than the bikers this new york city. >> and also, biking in the city. the new rules being proposed that would allow cyclists to ignore some of the laws drivers have to follow. and the force may be strong with the movie but so are some
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of the themes. first, your forecast. >> all right, well conditions for today are nice. thanksgiving looks good. conditions will be above normal so a warmer day. and maybe some drizzle. but more information coming up
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>> i thought it was good. >> they might have been laughing at him, not with him. but the president officially pardoned the bird named aid and abet. and the president said honest will be ready to step in if aid and abet can't fulfill his duties to walk around and gobble. >> it's always nice to see sasha and malia. they're so grown up. >> feels like we have watched them. >> and great dorky jokes too. >> a lot of people going parade and shopping and it's -- >> it's going to be a nice day today. conditions are going to be above normal. maybe a few low 60s across the area. overall, it's going to be a nice thanksgiving. so be sure you enjoy it. a couple clouds will start to push in and that's because we have a high pressure system over the eastern seaboard that will influence the area. and meantime, weather watchers
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include great information. we're seeing 40 degrees and who is this here? les, 40 degrees from little neck, new york. again, conditions are perfect for thanksgiving. we have a cool down by the weekend as the cold front pushes through. he is enjoying a traditional thanksgiving feast and turkey. and well, watching football on wcbs. that's a great thing for today. and otherwise, the full forecast looks like this. conditions overall quiet. a few extra clouds pushing in. that's the view live from the empire state building. and current conditions are pretty comfortable all around. and headlines include mild for thanksgiving. so the parade does look good. some spotty drizzle later for today as some clouds push in. it's not going to be a wet situation. and those temperatures for today just going to be really nice. the expected high, 59 degrees,
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normal 50 and the record set back in 1946, 67 degrees. and some interesting thanksgiving stats. the warmest day on record, 72 degrees in 1920 for thanksgiving. the coldest, 26 degrees in 1901. and the snowiest in 1989, almost making it to 4.5 inches of snow fall total. radar showing a few clouds moving in if west to east. and the high pressure system as i mentioned, bringing in a few clouds so a southeasterly flow here. and cooler air on the way by the weekend but not for today. 59 to about 61. that's going to be the expected average high across the area. and for tonight, a couple extra clouds develop, a chance of drizzle and especially likely along the shoreline towns. 50 degrees with southeasterlies between 5 and 8 miles per hour. not bad at all. and tomorrow, 643 degrees. so well above normal. much milder and more sunshine
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and your extended seven-day, looking good on friday. 63 the expected high, sun and clouds and more sunshine. 54 on saturday. and 47 on sunday as the cold front brushes through and keeping it cool on monday. lady, back to you. >> all right. thank you. if you're just waking up and joining us this morning here's a quick look. police commissioner bill bratton says more than 2500 officers will be stationed along the macy's thanksgiving day parade route today. that's the largest number of officers ever assigned to the event. plained clothed officers will also be in the crowds and specially trained dogs. investigators. investigators say an egg legal space heater started a deadly fire tuesday. two women were killed and two others were injured. the house was operated as a group home. hoboken is beginning to dry out four days after a water main valve broke and failed.
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stopped and workers are making significant progress. on money watch this morning, stock markets are closed today for the thanksgiving holiday. they'll reopen tomorrow. on wednesday, the dow jones industrial average closed barely changed up just a point. the nasdaq composite added 13. the s&p 500 was virtually unchanged. after more than two years of online bet, internet gambling is not expanding as fast as once predicted. three states offer it online. but there's been no further growth as many are still assessing the cost and benefits. many politicians are fighting. and i some credit card companies refuse to process online gambling transactions. a city council man wants to allow cyclists to ignore certain rules of the road. more and more are zipping through city streets and some say it would lead to bike bedlam in new york. >> reporter: do bikers have to stop at red lights?
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in one hour today, we spotted dozens biking badly. these cyclists completely ignore the stop. >> nothing scares me more than the bikers in new york city. >> reporter: this guy is pedaling against traffic on 9th avenue, nearly colliding with a pedestrian and another biker: i see them all day cutting between car, running red lights, even jumping on the sidewalk. >> reporter: and now red may soon mean yellow. cyclists may not have to stop legally. the proposal would allow them to treat stop signs and red lights as yield signs. >> i almost got struck so i don't think that would be helpful. >> reporter: if you're checking out a city bike, the rules are clear. they're written here and they are on the handle bars of the bikes. the new idea comes as the mayor continues to push his vision zero plan to lower pedestrian fatal theties. in a statement, the mayor says he shares the goal of increasing cycling across the city and will review the
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on increasing compliance with existing laws. and now to be fair, bikers aren't the only ones to blame for dangerous streets. we caught pedestrians looking down at their phones and in bike lanes and almost causing collisions. there are plenty of safety improvements to go around. still to come, a look at what children are thankful for on this thanksgiving morning. also this morning, rocky fans are cheering the next chapter of that film. we have a look at the creed and other weekend movies. and another check of the
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they cut into a turken. my invitation must have gotten lost. >> i've never had it. have you? >> no, i haven't. stomach until then. >> that's right. ready for that. >> and good weather for today too. >> yes, the perfect day to probably eat a lot. and you can work it off after that. take a walk around the neighborhood. conditions are going to be above normal. currently 35 in greenwich. 43 for new york city. sparta, 23. and edison, 36 degrees. and look at this temperature difference, 24 hour temperature difference, warmer in monticello today than yesterday. five degrees warmer in babylon. and four in new york city. and we do have some clouds pushing in from west to east. and coming up in the full weather, we will talk about what to expect for the next couple days. back to you. >> thank you. well in the next half hour, we have ways to the deal with holiday stress.
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plus, we could probably guess what will not be on the table this thanksgiving for one new jersey family who keeps turkies as pets. and next, why the new star wars movie may not be for
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they may sound like [ indiscernible ] but these are star wars fans showing off their skills in a calling contest. the best received two free tickets to the force awakens. and the new film may not be good for kids of all ages. it just received a pg-13 rating from the motion picture association of america had. the designation tells parentses that some scenes might be inappropriate for those younger
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than 13 but it does not restrict attendance. the film comes out on december 18th. if shopping on black friday isn't your thing, you can head to the movie theater instead. >> there's something for everyone from dinosaurs -- >> you little -- >> reporter: shy a dinosaur befriends a little wild boy named spot. the disney animated film explores the journey of these two unlikely best buddies as they travel through rough conditions to get back home. >> i think that pixar manages to tap into incredibly deep and profound emotional story lines. and i think they hit people in times. >> you will follow a great man to me. >> ain't knot got nothing to do with me. >> reporter: he is back as rocky in creed.
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he won't be fighting in the ring this time. instead, he will be training his late friend and rival, apollo's son. they create an unbreakable bond until rocky becomes sick. >> i wanted to explore that and represent that with some sort of dignity. will we get through that or not? and if we do, who's going to support you? >> crying about nobody's arounding for. i'm standing right in front of you! >> it's alive. >> do you realize how significant this is? >> reporter: james mccoy stars in yet another remake of the classic novel. critics don't expect the film to do well but predict that last week's box office winner "the hunger games: mockingjay - part 2" will fair much better. cbs 2 news. >> i heard creed is supposed to be the good. >> i do want the see it. and i want to see them in
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action. and i think he does a great job. though, i will be with jill. >> probably. still ahead, the day's top stories including the security efforts underway to protect 3 million people. the huge crowds expected to celebrate thanksgiving here in new york city. new this morning, flames rip through a home under construction in the forest hills area. this is part of a suspected run of arsons in the past several weeks. and making sure you don't get stuffed like the bird. ways to control the holiday calories f that's possible, cbs 2 news at 5:00 begins in 90 seconds. every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'.
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america runs on dunkin'. 5:00, 43 degrees out there. and you can see the balloons are inflated and ready to go for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. ready. it's the large nest the country. and parade preps are all done. city leaders stress everything has been done to make sure peaceful. and an early start to the holiday shopping season. many stores are actually it's 5:00. again, 43 degrees out there. and it's hard the to ask for a weekend than this.
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good morning. i'm andrea grymes. >> and i'm diane macedo. chris and mary are off. happy thanksgiving. and welcome to cbs 2 news. and erika martin is in for john elliott with the forecast. >> there's a lot of active weather in the midwest. ing in here. just a few clouds pushing in. the good news is, you will have a wonderful day to get some card owe in, a workout after all of that eating and black friday looks just as nice. meantime, as we take a look at what to expect, the clouds are moving in from west to east. and we are seeing some clouds moving in with a southeasterly flow. all due to a high pressure system. and i think we will see spotty drizzle this afternoon. especially for shoreline towns. otherwise, it's pretty much quiet for now but notice that frontal boundary moving across the great lakes. again, cooler temperatures and some showers by the weekend. and hour-by-hour forecast, 49
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and 3:00 p.m., an expected high of upper 50s to low 60s. back to you. >> thank you. security is a concern as the macy's thanksgiving day parade kicks off at 9:00 this morning. >> millions of people will line the parade route. thousands of cops will be there as well. ilana gold is live on the upper west side with more on the preparations. >> reporter: police aren't taking any chances. we are already seeing them out here. they are on guard and doing patrols. more than 3 million people will be here for parade and the crowds could be record- breaking. this is where the parade will start. the balloons are up and ready to go. it kicks off at 9:00. these giant colorful characters puffed up and ready to go as center pieces for today's thanksgiving day parade. millions will line the route, taking in the incredible sights and this year, four new balloons will highlight the'
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and there's red from angry birds. and ronald mcdonald underwent a transformation. and dino is making a come back. and crowds are excited for tradition but extra alert. >> feel very safe. very reassuring. it's nice to see the nypd out in full force. >> reporter: protectors in blue high-tech tool. the newly formed critical response team will help watch over at the vent. and there will be extra uniformed officers, more plain clothes ones. >> i feel very secure coming here. >> reporter: enhanced security ready for any potential scare and police have already been put to the test. last night there was bomb squad rushed to 42nd street by the port authority bus terminal after getting a report about a suspicious package. the nypd isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping the city safe during
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>> the city cannot be intimidated. particularly for these events. let us celebrate this great time of year and let's celebrate with our families and have a joyous time together. >> reporter: and that's what visitors plan to do on this holiday in manhattan. >> nothing is going to hold us back from coming out. the nypd is here. there's nothing going to hold us back from coming out and having a good time. >> reporter: and we're back live where you can see some of the float that are set up for today's parade that starts in just a few hours. city leaders say if you're coming down here, don't be afraid, there's plenty of extra security. ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. "cbs this morning" will have more on the security preparations in new york city. police commissioner bill bratton will be in studio 57 and "cbs this morning" begins at 7:00. if you want to see the new balloons as well as the old favorites without standing for the whole parade, cbs 2 news is the place to be.
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starting at 9:00 this morning and running until noon. now to forest hills, queens where firefighters battled flames at another vacant house fire overnight. the latest took place on 67th street at a home under construction. half a dozen fires have been reported since last month. construction. fire marshalls are investigating the fires. now to a developing story. police are investigating the reported rape of a 26-year-old woman who was jogging in east river park last night. the park is on the lower east side near the williamsburg bridge. the woman says she was jogging around 7:30 when a man assaulted her and then rode off on a bike. and the search is on for a man caught on video robbing a queens home in the middle of the night. it happened just after 2:00 a.m. wednesday near union street in flushing. you can see the man there holding a knife between his teeth. he then crawls around the bedroom in the dark and looks like he grabs the cellphone off a dresser. the woman who lives in the home
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department want to show her face but says her husband woke up as it was happening. >> yeah. my husband. >> reporter: and then what happened? >> he left. just go down and run outside. >> yeah, very scared. >> the woman says she uses the camera to keep an eye on her young children. no one was hurt. police say the hat the suspect was wearing has the word "diamond" written on the side in red and white lettering. we have video of police chasing a murder suspect on the parkway. he was driving in the wrong away. the pursuit began upstate. tony aiello has the story. >> he's probably armed. >> reporter: as police chased trouble. wanted for killing hi girlfriend early -- killing his girlfriend 150-miles to the north in troy, new york. >> zone eight, speed 100.
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shows several cars engaging in the high-speed pursuit, threading through traffic as commuters pulled off to the side. >> it was an insane chase. >> reporter: we face timed with a driver who was north, approaching the gas station near the gwb when suddenly the chase was coming right towards him. >> crossed the median. >> reporter: he and the pursuers crossed from the southbound side to the northbound side, going against traffic through the gas station. he was in one of the cars. this honda, swerving to avoid being hit. >> hi to get my breath a little bit. i was a little, you know, unnerved. got reaction, just get out of the way. i guess you just learn that, you know, in bumper cars or whatever. i don't know. >> reporter: he drove south in northbound traffic for several miles. finally crossing into the proper lane in fort lee. the pursuit continued all the way to the turnpike where a
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traffic jam at the toll booth forced him to stop. >> get on the ground! >> reporter: a cluster of cops took him safely to the ground. >> now the mother who left a by by boy in a nativity scene at a queens church will not face criminal charges. police found the mother buying towels she used to wrap the newborn. the baby was spotted monday at holy child jesus church. leaving a newborn without alerting anyone is a crime under new york's safe haven law but the district attorney says the mother followed the spirit of the law and even returned to the church to make sure the baby had been found. humanitarian groups are quietly defying efforts to ban states. this week, a new jersey community welcomed a family despite governor chris christie the state. >> but once they are vetted, can do. >> if i cannot promise you and you and you that i am not letting in a terrorist, then i
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>> reporter: new jersey will not accept syrian refugees, governor chris christie wrote the president just over a week ago. that same day the, the church council in maplewood voted unanimously to help sponsor a family of syrian refugees. >> we wanted to say, no, you are welcomed and how can we make you feel welcomed? >> reporter: the family landed at kennedy airport tuesday and already this congregation has amassed donations to help pay rent for the family of five. other assistance. >> the phones have been ringing off the hook of people saying, what can we do? tears. >> reporter: the head of a group called first friends spearheading the welcome of the syrian family and she was at the airport as the man's wife and three children arrived from the middle east. >> the wife indicated to us that she had seen death all around, bombs exploding. >> reporter: and here, an
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in the final stages of helping a syrian family of seven settle here in new jersey next week. >> governor chris christie, you moe, he really needs to show more compassion and dignity. >> reporter: these groups say the syrian refugee family that has just arrived will spend their first thanksgiving in virtual thanksgiving as invited guests at a family dinner, grateful for the welcome they're receiving in america but weary of the backlash too. in maplewood, new jersey, cbs 2 news. >> the syrian family that landed at kennedy airport did not want to appear on camera out of fear for their safety. time now 5:10. later, we will show you how some of the local stores are getting ready for black friday. and the holidays can get hectic. we will show you some ways to keep your holiday stress levels in check. thankful for freedom, family, shelter, water and food. >> those are some good once. we will hear from a lot of
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thankful for this thanksgiving. but first, a check on the forecast. >> conditions for today are going to be really nice but grab a coat early on in the day. a chilly start. a sweater later on. and an umbrella just in case because we may see spot drizzle.
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hi, i'm erica murray, i'm stationed in south korea with 75th medical company. i would like to wish my friends and family back in oregon, connecticut and florida, happy thanksgiving and happy holidays. >> same to you major murray. thankful on this thanksgiving for all of our troops serving here and overseas. one more thing to be thankful for. it is 5:14 right now. 42 degrees. and we're listening to a little bit of alice's restaurant, the song that most rock sayings only play on thanksgiving. it's about 17 minutes long, this song. >> and it's a wonderful day looking like for the thanksgiving day parade. >> that turkey looks happy. i don't think he's ending up on the dinner table. >> more people probably than normal will be out because the weather looks amazing. >> it does indeed. and let's check in with erika martin with the full forecast. >> yes, we lucked out today. we have ideal conditions, clouds pushing in and temperatures above normal so get out there and enjoy
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we have a couple clouds pushing in later on and possibly the chance of some drizzle but thanksgiving day. here's a look outside. mild. 42 degrees, calm winds. southeasterly flow. so some warmer air moving in. and we do have clouds also pushing on back all due to a high pressure system just off the coast of new england. and headlines include a mild thanksgiving for today. and the parade looks perfect. spotty drizzle later today due to those clouds. and overall, the temperature trend looking promising through tomorrow. and we top out at 63 degrees but cooling down by saturday. and certainly sunday as a cold front moves on through. so here, let's compare. last thanksgiving to this thanksgiving. 38 degrees in 2014. wind gusts up to about 28 miles per hour. so certainly an issue there
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and for this year, topping out in the upper 50s with the low 60s. radar showing the clouds moving through, wider perspective. you can see the frontal boundary over the great lakes and brings us light precip in time for the weekend saturday into sunday. and high pressure system kicking back some clouds and cooler temperatures on the way. some spotty showers at best saturday and sunday but not that bad. so overall, a quiet day in ther to cast, mild conditions. and everybody looks happy right now. the midwest seeing lots of active weather. so we have that warmer trend for today. and then cooler chances by this upcoming weekend as the cool front slides down from the northwest. and we will see a shift in the winds as well by saturday and sunday. tonight, increasing clouds, a chance of some drizzle and especially likely along the shoreline. and 50 degrees. so not that bad. southeasterly is 5 to 8 miles per hour.
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and tomorrow, 63 degrees between 10:00 and 15 degrees above normal. and southwesterly, 5 to 8 miles per hour. and the extended forecast looks really good tomorrow and then the cool down in place by sunday and monday as we see upper 40s to kick-off the following work week. and overnight lows getting cooler sunday into monday. back to you. >> thank you. 63 degrees tomorrow. crazy to think about it. on this thanksgiving day, most of us are thankful for family and friends. >> but what are kids thankful we found out. >> reporter: for the past few weeks as i interviewed kids about everything from helping the homeless to testing out toys, i always ended by asking >> leo. >> my brother. >> reporter: and that's what >> yeah. >> reporter: and how old is he? >> 1.5. >> reporter: and what is great >> he's nice.
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>> reporter: some kids had food on their minds. >> pie. >> reporter: which kind of pie? >> apple. >> i like turkey. >> reporter: really? >> yeah. >> mashed potatoes. >> reporter: and then the wise beyond their years. >> freedom, family, shelter, water and food. mostly family. >> and all of the people are caring for me because some people don't have that and i important. >> and my teachers because they teach me education for me to be successful. >> really thankful for my family and books and my cat millly. >> reporter: do you have a favorite book? >> yeah, harry potter definitely. >> reporter: and we found a lot of animal lovers. >> my family, my dog and my friends. >> reporter: now tell me about your dog. >> his name is charlie. >> reporter: what kind of dog
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>> reporter: what's a morky? >> half maltese and half yorkie. >> my dog dean. he always likes to play with me and he always follows me around and stuff. >> reporter: and she is thankful for dad. >> what's the best thing about your dad? >> he's awesome. >> reporter: have a happy thanksgiving. cbs 2 news. >> can't think of anything to make it better than to hear awesome. >> and the first little girl thankful for her little brother, so cute.
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two turkeys in southern new jersey are strutting around without a care in the world this morning. meet bob and fred. they are living the life this thanksgiving because those turkies aren't dinner, they're pets. brenda jones says the birds belong to her neighbor but would hang out at her place instead. she got so attached, she adopt thed them. jones says she would never think about eating bob and fred. she's planning to have pasta for her dinner today. >> pasta on thanksgiving. well the holidays like thanksgiving sometimes bring on stress, even the physical kind but there are ways to handle it. one mind body coach says relaxation through slow breathing can help and he has another technique. >> i'm going to ask you to
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either tap alternately on the outsides of your shoulders or with your index fingers just alternate tapping on the outsides of your knees. and now imagine a source of this holiday stressing for could be pressures, expectations, could even be grief. but when you tap the right side, it's actually taping more so on the left side of the brain and vice versa so it's harder to hold that upset state that you're in. >> hmm. reducing stress can lower blood pressure and enhance the quality of your sleep. so when i'm super stressed out, just like this. >> nice and relaxed. >> i know. teddy jones our floor director also doing it too. we will have to try it this season. >> definitely. it's going to be a nice day the today. all the conditions are going to be gorgeous. at 9:00 a.m., 49 degrees. we top out in the upper 50s to low 60s.
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we have clouds pushing in. but overall, i say a perfect thanksgiving day. some showers possibly pushing in by the weekend and your seven-day forecast is coming up in the full weather in just a bit. back to you. >> but today looking good. >> yeah, perfect. >> that's what matters. >> no stress with the weather today. thank you. time now for sports the. the rangers are looking to stay hot as they go up against montreal. >> and the knicks had a rough night in orlando. >> live li live has the cbs 2 wfan sports update. >> three out of four looks better than 2-2. they were this orlando but they only shot 37% as a team. anthony was immune to it, nine of 17 from the field. mixed rules, his family flew in for the game. he was held to eight points but came up with eight rebounds and six blocks. yeah, that's my boy. and the knicks kept it close
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but not close enough. knicks lose by nine. slipped to .500. 8-8 this season. durant in the building. the former mvp missed time this year because of a hamstring injury. 27 his first game back on monday and last night, 30 more. westbrook messed around and had a double-double. that's all she wrote for the nets. full night on ice for the locals and a match-up at the gardens. the rangers and canadians tie for the most points in the east with 34. the blue shirts started their thanksgiving early. montreal up 1-0. and 2nd, smith in front for the easy goal. and in the 3rd, ends his night early. he pumps in the power play goal. he gets pulled. don't see that every day. and rangers lose big, 5-1 the final. don't see that every day either. islanders hosting the fliers. fell behind 1-0 before they
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fliers to give the islanders a 2-1 lead. and new york leads 3-1. jersey boys hosting the blue jackets. the game in the 2nd, tied, the save. he is able to put in the puck for the game winner. and devils lose to columbus 2- 1. well the family of frank gifford announced that the hall- of-famer was suffering at cte last summer. they said they allowed his brain to be studied for traumatic brain injury and football. he was sent home yesterday after not being able to make it through meetings without concussion symptoms. the giants won't bypass thanksgiving dinner tonight. i asked them what their must- haves were. >> candied yam, turkey stuffing, fried corn bread, don't get me started. >> potato pie, pecan pie, man, yeah.
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and yams kind of guy. definitely had that. something? everybody is talking about mac and cheese. >> there must be a lot of love. >> oh whole lot of love. and as you settle down for the thanksgiving dinner, get your fill of football. undefeated panthers against the rejuvenated cowboys at 4:30 right here. for cbs 2 news, i'm otis thanksgiving. >> we love mac and cheese too. still ahead, do you have a holiday shopping plan? how you can find the best deals before heading out the door. plus this -- the thanksgiving parade kicks off in just a few hours. there could be record crowds today and police aren't taking any chances. we will tell you about the heightened security. and speak of mac and cheese, you might be racking up serious calories with the thanksgiving meal. how much are you piling on the plate?
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it is 5:30. 42 degrees on this thanksgiving, november 26th. it is a picture perfect day for a parade. good morning. happy thanksgiving.
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i'm andrea grymes. >> is there a parade today? >> there is. >> i'm diane macedo. the full forecast in a moment. but for those going to the parade, the police are telling us, don't be afraid, just be aware. that's the message from police commissioner bill bratton this morning with millions expected to attend the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> with security high on people's mind, more police will be protecting the parade than ever before. ilana gold is live with more. >> reporter: thousands of police officers will be here today. take a look in the last few minute, we saw dozen thes of police officers show up. they are on foot and on motorcycle and they are going to be keeping a very close eye on this parade route. and it all starts here on 77th street and central park west. you can see the massive balloons are set up and there are 17 of them and they are just incredible. and just because it's warmer than usual outside, there could be record crowds for this very special event.
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puffed up and ready to go as center pieces for today's thanksgiving day parade. millions will line the route, taking in the incredible sightings. and this year four new balloons will highlight the event including the acorn from the movie ice age and there's red from angry birds. ronald mcdonald underwent a transformation and dino the dinosaur is making a come back. crowds are excited but extra alert. >> feel very safe. it's very reassure. it's nice to see, you know, the nypd out in full force and makes you feel like you're protected. >> reporter: protectors in blue will keep tight security. the newly formed critical response team will help watch over the event. there will also be extra uniformed officer, more plain clothed ones plus k-9 unit, bomb-sniffing dogs and mobile cameras. >> i feel very secure. >> reporter: enhanced security ready for any potential scare and police have already been put to the test the. last night, the bomb squad
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rushed to 42nd street by the port authority bus terminal suspicious package. it was cleared as no threat. the nypd isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping the city safe during today's parade and doesn't want the public being fearful. intimidated. particularly for these events. time of year. together. >> reporter: and that's what visitors plan to do on this holiday in manhattan. >> nothing is going to hold us back from coming out. the nypd is here. there's nothing gob to hold us back from coming out and having a good time. >> reporter: and back out here live by central park where dozens if not hundreds of officers out here. they are on guard before the parade. it all starts at 9:00. more than 3 million people are expected to be here. the mayor says if you're going to be out here, there's no reason to be afraid but the message is, if you see something, say something. we're live on the upper west side this morning, ilana gold,
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>> thank you. "cbs this morning" will have more on security preparations in new york city. police commissioner bill bratton will be in studio 57. >> and if you want to see the balloon, the new one, the old ones without standing for the whole parade, cbs 2 is the place to be. we will have live coveraging at can a.m. and running until noon. >> me too. but it's a great day if you want to see in person. it is. temperatures above normal. about 10, 12 degrees above normal. so take that. we have clouds moving in later today but overall, a perfect thanksgiving day. and a little activity going on in midwest but nothing here. 42 degrees locally, clear and chilly but we have some clouds that will start to move in from west to east. and a little bit of an onshore flow. you can see here on the radar. we may see some spotty drizzle later tonight. and now if you notice, denver getting snow showers, oklahoma as well. and nothing going on here locally.
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will be rain showers by saturday and sunday. the hour-by-hour run down, 3:00 p.m., 59 degrees. princeton. and temperatures above normal and getting warmer by tomorrow. lady, a nice day out there, back to you. >> definitely beats the the >> yeah. >> thanks. now to forest hills, queens where firefighters battled flames and another vacant house fire overnight. the latest happened at a home under construction on 67th drive. half a dozen fires have been reported since late last month construction. fire marshalls are connected. a developing story now. police are investigating the reported rape of a 26-year-old woman who was jogging last night on the lower east side near the williamsburg bridge. she says she was jogging around 7:30 last night when a man assaulted her and then took off on a bike.
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a group of protesters made their way through macy's in herald square last night. they chant no justice no peace of midtown. they say they're showing matter protesting police involved deaths here and in other communities. several were charged with disorderly conduct. at one point, a group tried to was unsuccessful. new video of a theft outside a church in greenwich village. you can see a man grabbing a statue and running off. the camera catches a couple playing with the statue. >> this is part of living in the city. you know, you have thousands by every day. i'm surprised this hasn't happened more. >> the church will be removing the statues to make room for a christmas display. the stolen statue is expected to be replaced next year. the search is on for a man police say was caught on video robbing a queens home in the
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shaken residents. >> reporter: er at 2:20 a.m., the man holding a knife between his teeth crawls into a bedroom queens. the homeowners and their three young children sleeping just feet away. he reaches up and grabs a cellphone if the dresser. the woman who lives in the home didn't want to show her face but says her husband woke up my husband. >> reporter: and then what >> he left. outside. >> reporter: she says the camera in the bedroom was meant to keep an eye on her children, burglar in action. were you scared? >> yeah, very scared. >> reporter: in this portion of the video, you see the man as he approaches the home wearing a jacket, hat and a backpack. later, once he's inside, he carefully makes his way to the bedroom. and that's when he crawls along the floor, grabs the phone and inspects it closely before he's scared off.
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no one in the family was hurt. >> today it's okay. >> reporter: tonight police are still looking for that suspect. they say the black winter hat he was wearing has the word "diamond" written on the side in red and white lettering. the city council will soon vote on a bill that provides security guards to private schools. it calls for at least one security guard with private schools with 300 or more students. larger schools will get additional guards. the city is expected to set aside $19.8 million for the first year of the program. the city council is set to vote on the bill next month. come up, celebrating thanksgiving in space. see how the astronauts do the it. plus, a thanksgiving tradition. we will take to you the white house to see the lucky turkey that won't end up on a plat they are thanksgiving. and another thanksgiving tradition waiting in line for black friday deals. find out how you can save money and save yourself from camping out in the cold.
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>> a gorgeous day all around, especially for black friday tomorrow. conditions right now, lots of 40s and upper 30s. warming up today and tomorrow. and more details in the full forecast after the break. every sip. the taste uniquely dunkin'. each cup uniquely you. brewed fresh because it's not just any coffee. it's your coffee, your dunkin'.
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this is my seventh year. time fly, even if turkies don't. [ laughter ] >> that was good. that was good. >> i thought it was good. >> their reactions are precious. i love it. the president then officially pardoned a bird named aid and abet and did the same behind the scenes for another turkey named honest. he said honest will be ready the step in if aid and abet isn't able to fulfill his duties which is gobble and wobble. >> the daughters are like, you that's okay. >> i love their reaction. >> i know. we were talking about the parade forecast. let's get over to erika martin. >> a beautiful day today. we have clouds later but temperatures above normal so get out there and enjoy the day. all around, just perfect considering there's activity going on in the midwest. we will take advantage of what we have going on here. weather watchers right now,
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we are seeing a little activity here, 37 degrees, just extra clouds and david saying 37 degrees in bayonne, new jersey. again, a nice start to the holiday. and i think just overall, a nice stretch of weather. at least until saturday and sunday. when we start to see showers and colder temperatures push through. and gene, 30 degrees right now and she's from north plain field, new jersey. again, enjoy thanksgiving and in fact, black friday, we do have a change by saturday and sunday. and otherwise, a live shot entire area. and current temperatures in the 40s. so we're seeing 42 degrees with calm winds, clear skies, but increasing clouds as the day continues. all due to a little bit of an onshore flow. thanksgiving 2015. day. so some clouds will start to develop but overall, a mainly dry day. and almanac high for today low 60s.
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and the normal in the low 50s. and the record high, 67 degrees set back in 1946. and now the deal, we still do have that rainfall deficit just over 9 inches. so any little bit of rain that we do get with that cold front pushing in from west to east, we could certainly use it. and here is a wider look. a few clouds moving in. overall, what i'm eyeing here would be the cold front that's going to slide down and push in those showers that we do need. and here's that high pressure system that's going to kick back a couple spotty drizzles later tonight, especially along the shoreline. and then we have the colder air settling into place saturday and sunday. and the futurecast doing a great job here showing what we do have in store saturday and sunday. and notice that cold front sliding through, those prefrontal showers and the associated clouds. and everything moving in. again, we do need that rain. that's some good news. but for today, milder conditions and drizzle and 59
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tonight, keeping nit the low 50s. your extended seven-day forecast, cooler by sunday and monday. back to you. >> thank you. well black friday comes tomorrow but ads from retail verse probably been showing up in tin box all week. >> that leaves a lot of offers to sort through. vanessa murdock explains how to get the best deals. >> reporter: this black friday is going the to be epic. well, at least that's what retailers are hoping for. luring customers with deep discounts. it worked on charles. how long have you been here? >> since yesterday, 11:00. >> reporter: just to get the deal? >> just to get this deal and be number one. >> reporter: he is first in line outside of best buy on the upper east side to get his hands on this flat screen tv. he says it's one of the best deals and definitely worth waiting for. >> going to be $150 which is about $400 off. >> reporter: she says it's a family tradition to hit the mall on black friday. >> we leave at 3:00 or 4:00 in
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and we usually go to urban outfitters first because it's my favorite store. and my mom hits best buy. i wouldn't go out unless you have a game plan. >> reporter: personal finance journalist says 145 million people are going to shop this weekend. and that's just one of the reasons you need a plan. another. it's bad to go and just look around because it leads to a lot of impulse buys. >> reporter: once you know what you're looking for, use a deal app. >> the deals are staggered and they start early and some are hour-long, some are month-long. some are online and some are in- store only. >> reporter: what are the going to get the best deal? >> very good prices on electronics. >> reporter: laptop, tablets and tvs at give-away prices. just have a plan before you head out to grab the goods.
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>> and many retailers are also offering great deals on appliances and household items this weekend. >> but the sales will still be there. you don't have to ditch the family today. some shoppers really don't to miss out on the bargains and they are lined up. we saw vanessa talking to a few yesterday. this was the scene outside a california best buy. many pitched tents. some of have been camping out since tuesday. they are one retailer that will open later today. and while many head to the brick and mortar store, more people are buying online. that shifted where seasonal jobs are now found. amazon hired 100,000 extra workers this year, some at this fulfillment center in trenton, new jersey. >> because so much of the spending is now being done online, the jobs are changing. now more of the jobs, instead of being in the front room, are moving into shipping and
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into the actual delivery of those products. >> amazon's hiring represents a 25% increase from last year though overall holiday hiring in general is expected to be only slightly higher this season. cyber experts are calling an app on facebook a privacy nightmare. more than 17 million people have used the app. the app was created by a south korean company but in order to use it, users agree to share personal information including their birthday, their name and photos and address and their time line. some experts believe they are likely selling that information to third parties. hands? the wrong people who know your face and know where you are. >> they say they don't keep user data but if you want to delete the app, we have information at cbsnewyork.com
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others like it off of your facebook account. up next, no secret that thanksgiving dinner can contain a lot of calories but how much are you actually eating? >> i don't want to know. i don't want to know. >> i'm kidding. in the next half hour, a horse carriage controversy. mayor de blasio promised to get them off the streets and now he's offering a compromise. blinds to go's 60th anniversary sale is back... plus 1! woo-hoo! right now buy one get one at half price throughout the entire store. blinds. shades. sunscreens. the entire store! hey, any excuse for a party. and big savings.
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nine of 17 from the field. and mixed bag for the rookie whose family flew in for the game. he was held to eight points but still came through with eight rebounds and six blocks. dad was like, that's my boy, get up. and the knicks kept it close but not close enough. a team high 24. the knicks lose by nine and slip to .500. and tall order for the nets. especially when you have durant in the building. the former mvp missed time because of a hamstring injury. scored 27 in the first game back on monday and last night, 30 more. a double-double, that's all she wrote for the nets. also the islanders wait the fliers last night. for cbs 2 news, i'm otis livingston.
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everybody. nasa has released a video showing how the astronauts celebrate thanksgiving on the international space station. the festive meal includes corn bred stuffing, candied yams and other favorites. they plan on watching football after their feast. so at least some things will be normal. like watching football. >> looks like a fun thanksgiving. i don't know about that. >> i don't know about that. that makes me thankful to be down here on earth for thanksgiving. >> it does look like he's holding a big turkey leg. >> it does kind of. they're used to that food. well here on earth, it's going the to be a nice forecast for the you, at least in the tri-state area. let's check in with erika martin and the forecast. >> that's right. we do have conditions that are going to be nice. chilly to start the day. grab a coat when you head out kingston, 38.
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works and by 2:00 p.m., upper 50s, increasing clouds from east to west. and we have a high pressure system influencing the area and then watching a cold front sliding in from west to east. so some showers expected by this upcoming weekend, wider perspective. not much going on locally but that cold front that i am tracking for here. and notice some snow showers in parts of the central plains. so again, dry right now, some developing clouds, perhaps some drizzle later today. and milder conditions with highs topping off in the upper 50s the to low 60s. so a very nice thanksgiving indeed. overnight lows in the low 50s. back to you. >> thank you. many of us will be piling our plates high with turkey, stuffing and other delicious side dish thes today. >> that's right. no dehydrated food. all the real stuff today. and while you will want to enjoy that great food, the big portions can come with calories.
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how you can take in half a week's worth just on thanksgiving alone. >> yea. >> reporter: it's the time of year to catch up with family and friends which means we may not be paying that much attention to what we're eating and drinking but that consumption can add up big time. here's what your thanksgiving might look like food-wise, breakfast and bagel and cream calories. lunch, ham and cheese sandwich, soda and chips, 800 calories and that's not even the grazing you might do while watching football. >> and we get together in the afternoon and we have a lot of food. there's potato skins and dip and chips and all sorts of delicious foods out for us to enjoy. >> reporter: mixed nut, chips and dip, crackers and cheese, a drink or two and eggnog and you could easily hit almost 1500.
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>> the turkey, the stuffing, casseroles. >> reporter: plus bread and but ther and a drink and pie for desert, 2500 calories but there's more. the left overs make a great midnight snack and a nice turkey sandwich, a little stuffing and a drink, add another 700 calories. >> we can be taking up to 5,000 calories at one meal which is worth of your intake. >> reporter: and a strategy to after thanksgiving. >> fill up the plate, mostly with vegetables so that takes up a large portion of the meal. filling up on some protein from lean turkey and having a little bit of the side dish of some sweet potatoes, stuffing or other carbs and try to have the protein first, vegetables second and say the starch for desert. >> reporter: and another approach, portion control.
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don't do seconds or thirds. have a couple bite of pie, you don't need a whole slice. and a little exercise in the those calories. happy thanksgiving. >> i don't know, i need a whole slice. >> exactly. >> the whole thing. >> as do i. count on thanksgiving. still to come, ignoring the rules of the road. give cyclists more freedom. and preparing for the parade. 3 million people are expected to turn out in the city.
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6:00, 42 degrees out there. happy thanksgiving everyone. it's november 26th. we have a great forecast just in time for the parade. >> i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm andrea grymes. the forecast in a moment but first these are the stories we're covering this morning. nothing is going to hold us back from coming out. the nypd is here. there's nothing going to hold us back from coming out and having a good time.
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>> 3 million people are expected to crowd the city today for the big thanksgiving day parade. and threats of terrorism are not going to stop them from having a good time. the nypd is on high alert and say they'll be there to make sure everything goes smoothly. >> this is the parade's 89th year. four new balloons are expected to make their appearance. we will have a preview in a live report. another vacant house up in flames overnight in queens. this is just the latest in a string of fires plaguing the area. ahead. crossed the median, going to the gas station. >> heart bounding police chase caught on camera as officers go after a murder suspect driving the wrong way on the parkway. we will take a closer look at the wild ride in just a moment. i wouldn't go out unless you have a game plan quite honestly. >> that's right. that's a game plan for holiday shopping. it is the season and with some stores opening as early as noon today, others in the wee hours of the morning on black friday,
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we have everything you need to know before you head to the store. and this turkey won't be anyone's thanksgiving dinner. aid and abet was chosen for this year's presidential pardon. it is 6:02. time for a check of the forecast. erika martin is in for john elliott. >> a gorgeous day all around. we have a great thanksgiving in the forecast. a few clouds building later on but right now, 42 degrees, calm winds and clear and chilly. again, a really nice day. in the forecast. and now thanksgiving overall, those stats look really 1901. and 26 degrees was the expected high temperature. snowiest day just about 4.5 inches back in 1989. and our vortex radar showing some clouds pushing in from west to the east. some showers also moving in as well. and we do have some snow showers developing across parts of colorado and oklahoma as well as kansas.
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so again, quiet right now with temperatures topping out in the upper 50s to low 60s. so a really nice day in the forecast. and enjoy and be sure you enjoy your black friday shopping as well. and back to you. we couldn't have asked for a better thanksgiving. >> certainly sounds like a great forecast. and it will be great for the people going to the parade. this year will feature a lot of new balloons and floats and the largest number of officers ever assigned to the event. >> the nypd says there are no credible threat bus they're taking no chances. ilana gold is live on the upper west side with more. >> reporter: we are standing on 77th street and central park west and this is where the parade is going to kick-off at 9:00 this morning. giant balloons. go. there are 17 in total. and now police are also ready for this event. they aren't taking any chances. we have seen hundreds in the last hour. patrols.
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crowds today so safety is really the top priority. these giant colorful characters puffed up and ready to go as center pieces for today's thanksgiving day parade. millions will line the route, taking in the incredible sights and this year four new balloons will highlight the event including the acorn from the movie ice age and there's also red from angry birds and ronald mcdonald who underwent a transfor mandatory evacuation and dino is making a come back. crowds are excited for the tradition but extra alert. >> feel very safe. it's very reassuring. it's nice to see, you know, the nypd out in full force and makes you feel like you're protected. >> reporter: protectors in blue will keep tight security using high-tech tools. the nypd's newly formed critical response team will help watch over the at the vent. and there will be extra uniformed officers, more plain clothed ones plus k-9 unit, bomb-sniffing dogs and mobile cameras. >> i feel very secure here. >> reporter: enhanced security ready for any potential scare
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and police have been put to the test. last night during the balloon inflation, the bomb squad rushed to 42nd street by the port authority bus terminal after getting a report about a suspicious package. it was cleared as no threat. the nypd isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping the city safe during today's parade and doesn't want the public being fearful. >> the city cannot be particularly for these events. let us celebrate this great time of year, lest celebrate with our families and let's have a joyous time together. >> reporter: and that's exactly what visitors plan to do holiday in manhattan. >> nothing is going to hold us back from coming out. the nypd is here. there's nothing going to hold us back from coming out ask having a good time. >> reporter: and we're back out here live where you can see some of the floats are set up parade. it starts in just a few hours. city leaders say if you're coming down here, do not be afraid. there's plenty of security but the warning is, be extra aware. we're live on the upper west
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side, ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. >> and "cbs this morning" will have more on the security preparations here in the city. police commissioner bill bratton will sit down in studio 57. if you want the see the new balloons as well as the old favorites without standing for the whole parade, cbs 2 will have live coverage starting at 9:00 this morning and running until noon. now to forest hill queens, where firefighters battled flames overnight. the latest incident took place at a home under construction on 67 drive. half a dozen fires have been reported in forest hills since last month. and most have been at homes under construction. fire marshalls have said that the fires were likely intentionally set. they are now investigating. a group of protesters made their way through macy's in herald square last night. the demonstrators say they're showing solidarity with black lives matter protesting police involved deaths here in our area and in other communities across the country.
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several people were charged with disorderly conduct. at one point, a group tried to block the lincoln tunnel but was unsuccessful. the mother who left her baby boy in a nativity scene at a queens church will not face criminal charges. police found the mother seen here buying towels that she used to wrap the newborn in. the baby was spotted monday at holy child jesus church in richmond hill. leaving a newborn without alerting anyone is a crime under new york's safe haven law but the district attorney says the mother followed the spirit of the law and even returned to the church to make sure the baby had been found. new video this morning of the man police believe used a laser pointer and temporarily blinded a bus driver in the bronx. cameras allegedly captured him holding the pointer late wednesday. investigators say he aimed it at the rear-view mirror. the driver says when he looked into the mirror, he was blinded by the red light. the man escaped on east 181st street and 3rd avenue. video this morning of a police chase.
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suspect on the parkway and the man started driving in the wrong direction trying to get away. those moments were part of a pursuit that started upstate. toe theny i'll i'll has the story. >> -- tony aiello has the story. >> reporter: as police chased the suspect, they knew he was trouble, wanted for killing his girlfriend monday 150-miles to the north in troy, new york. >> zone eight, speed 100. shows several cars engaging in the high-speed pursuit, threading through traffic as commuters pulled to the side. >> it was definitely an insane chase. >> reporter: we face timed with liam who was driving north approaching the gas station near the gwb when suddenly the chase was coming right towards him. >> he's crossing the the median and going for the gas station. >> reporter: he and his pursuers crossed from the southbound to the northbound side, going against traffic
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right through the gas station. liam was in one of the, that honda, swerving to avoid being hit. >> hi to get my breath a little bit. i was a little, you know, unnerved, you know, gut reaction just get out of the way. i guess you just learn that, you know, in bumper cars or whatever. i don't know. >> reporter: he drove south in northbound traffic for several miles, finally crossing into the proper lane in fort lee. the pursuit continued all the way to the turnpike where a traffic jam at the toll booth forced him to the stop. >> get on the ground! >> reporter: a cluster of cops took him safely to the ground. time now 6:00. coming up, blowing through red lights and not drivers. the new proposal that would let cyclist ignore the rules of the road. plus, mayor de blasio said he would outlaw them but now another plan for the city's horse carriages. and tents tossed in the air.
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mother nature goes wild at a flea market. and not going on here today. happy thanksgiving. conditions will be mild. and clouds pushing in. and temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s. after the break, the weather
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eat some turkey for me. >> thank you to all of our troops serving here at home and overseasment we are thankful for your service this thanksgiving. and you might also be thankful for the weather today. erika martin is here with a look at a nice forecast. i think few complainers today. >> i hope so. really. it's going to be a gorgeous day. and considering they're having snow in colorado and oklahoma, right now, it's dry. and we may see drizzle later tonight but overall, a gorgeous day. temperatures above normal. and now weather watchers, thank you so much for always giving us all the information that we need here. 38 degrees and who is this? we have bruce. and conditions right now pretty york. has going on here. a gorgeous photo of a sunset. so i would say just keep them coming in for the weather watchers and i will be sure to keep them going for. and we also have 28 degrees, again, it's a little cooler to start the day. works.
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and eva, thank you so much for tuning in. otherwise, live camera looking good right now. a few clouds again, just starting to pick up. but this is the empire state building, live cam and current temperatures in the 40s and getting warmer. clear skies again and clouds starting to move in. calm winds eventually. and out of the southeast. so a warmer flow. we do have a mild thanksgiving in the forecast just in time for that parade. and some spotty drizzle later as the clouds push on in. and this temperature trend, very impressive. we started off in the 40s. and now 60s by friday. and then mid-50s on saturday. a cold front pushes in. so cooler temperatures. by sunday and monday, what to expect for the parade, a nice start for sure, 49 degrees and sun and clouds at 9:00 a.m. and 54 by noon. and our radar showing some clouds getting a little bit
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more active there ahead of the cold front. and notice those showers starting to get pick up over the great lakes. and now i really don't think a lot of the moisture will get here. and we do have a rainfall deficit of just over 9 inches but i don't think we're going to get too many showers by saturday and sunday. but we do have those cooler temperatures to contend with. and 5 degrees is the expected high with the drizzles later tonight, especially along the shoreline. and we're going to see temperatures in the 50s. not that bad. southeasterly is 5 to 8 miles per hour. and what about for tomorrow? sun and clouds, even middler, 63 degrees. and about 10 to 15 degrees above normal. so your extended forecast, cooler by sunday and monday. and i'm also tracking the threat of showers next tuesday and wednesday. back to you. thank you. despite governor chris christie's attempt to keep syrian refugees out of the state, a new jersey community welcomed one family with open arms this week. on the same day governor
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christie wrote a letter to the president saying new jersey refugees. the church council in maplewood voted to help sponsor an entire family. the family of five landed at jfk this week. church leader say they have received a large number of donations to help them pay for an apartment. >> the phone has been ringing off the hook and emails of people saying, what can i do? we wanted to say, no, you are welcome and how can we make you feel welcome? >> reporter: an interfaith group is also in the final stages of helping a syrian family move to new jersey next week. mayor de blasio is taking aim at the horse carriage industry once again. he vowed to banish them from the streets of new york city on his first day in office. >> it's a campaign promise he has not been able to speak. closer to a solution.
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at it again, finding a new way to say nay to the horse carriage industry he vowed to send into oblivion. only this time after two years of failure, he is offering a compromise, reducing the 220 carriage horses by two-thirds and building a stable for them inside central park to keep them out of traffic. we continue to work for legislation that represents a humane and equal solution that protechs the livelihoods of the men and women who provide rides says the mayor spoke man. but the drivers see it as a employ to appease some of if mayor's biggest supporters who have given over $600,000 in pacs. in addition to expressing concern for the animal, they're also said to be interested in the valuable west side real estate where the horses are now stabled. >> politic, power, it's all about money, real estate, where the stables are. you know, the radical animal rights people. >> reporter: the drivers say
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attraction and provide jobs for hundreds of people. jobs that would be lost if the mayor gets his way. >> i have been in the business 11 years. my dad has been in the business for 40 years. and it's upsetting and that this guy is actually trying to follow through with that everything. when it's absolutely no reason for it. we're all hardworking people and the horses have a great life here. >> the mayor wants to get rid -- >> no, no. >> definitely don't get rid of them. change your mind, mayor. keep the people happy. >> i love them. done it every time i come to new york. >> reporter: it's hard to tell whether it's just another proposal from mayor de blasio or one that has legs. or in this case, hooves. central park, marcia kramer, cbs 2 news. one lawmaker wants to let cyclists ignore rules of the road. the councilman says stopping is tough for cyclists. he says the bill would allow them to cruise through redlegs
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people we spoke to, they didn't think it was such a good idea. >> i have gotten almost gotten struck by bikers so i don't think it would be helpful. >> i see them all day just cutting between cars and running red lights and jumping on the sidewalk. >> nothing scares me more than the bikers in new york city. >> mayor de blasio released a statement saying he shares the goal of increasing cycling and will, quote, review the legislation though our focus is on increasing compliance with existing laws. up next, is your child suffering from anxiety? how a dog could help relieve the stress. and in the next half hour, need a job for the holidays? why you might want to look for
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level which is helps relieve stress. >> wish i had known that as a kid. some shoppers at a flea market had to go running for cover. win gusts as high as 45 miles per hour lift tents and tossed them into the air injuring 11 is people. it happened yesterday southeast of sacramento. >> luckily no wind gusts like that here today. interestingly, last year at thanksgiving, wind gusts topped out at about 38. not the case for today. a mild day all the way around. temperatures locally really comfortable. cooler for some. but be sure to grab a sweater for later on in the day. beacon, 28 degrees. wider perspective for the region. again, cooler to start. but a really great day in forecast. and look at this live shot. it is lovely. kind of jealous we're not outside yet. and need a coat early, umbrella, just in case because we may see spotty drizzle this afternoon.
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and we have some clouds pushing in. and your extended forecast, look at this, it's getting cooler by sunday, 47 the high. and the low 36 degrees. so take full advantage of tomorrow's high, 63 degrees. >> looking nice for the parade and the turkey trots in the area that take place this morning. >> yeah. and the football games. a lot of people enjoying outside. they'll have good weather. thank you. time for sports now. it wasn't the best start to this would for the knicks or the rangers. >> otis livingston with the cbs 2 wfan sports update. >> reporter: three out of four looks better than 2-2. that's when the knicks were trying to do, end up 3-1. they were in orlando but only shot 37% as a team. and anthony was immune to it, nine of 17 from the field. mixed results, he was held to eight points but still eight rebounds and six blocks and his dad is like, yeah, that's my
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boy, taught him everything he knows. on the team high 246789 knicks lose by nine, slip to .500. the tall order for the net oklahoma. the former mvp missed time because of a hamstring injury. he scored 27 the first game back on monday and last night, 30 more. that's all she wrote for the net, 110-9 the final. full night on the ice. the rangers tied for the most points in the east with 34. the blue shirts started their thanksgiving early. thanks for giving me this. montreal up 1-0 early. and smith in front for the easy goal. and in 3rd ends his night early when he pumps in the power play early. he gets pulled. don't see that every day. rangers lose big. islanders hosting the fliers.
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fell behind 1-0 before spontaneousing with goals. new york goes on to win 3-1. jersey boys hosting the blue jackets. the game in the 2nd, tied. the save, calvert is able to put in the loose puck for the game-winner. devils lose to columbus 2-1. the family of frank give- away for the announced the late hall-of-fame was suffering from cte last summer. they said they allowed his brain to be studied in hopes of contributing to the advancement of football and traumatic brain injury research. he was not able to make it through meetings with concussion symptoms. the giant back from the bye but won't bypass thanksgiving dinner tonight. i asked some what their must- haves were. >> candy yams, turkey stuffing, fried corn bread, don't get me started. >> potato pie, pecan pie, man, yeah.
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>> i'm a mac and cheese and yams kind of guy. so definitely have that. >> secret recipe or something because everybody is talking about mac and cheese? >> there must be a lot of love. >> a whole lot of love. and don't forget, as you settle down for the thanksgiving dinner, the panthers against the suddenly rejuvenated cow boys at 4:30 right here. for cbs 2 news, i'm otis livingston v a great thanksgiving. >> -- otis livingston, have a great thanksgiving. coming up, we are live on the upper west side where the floats and the balloons are ready to kick-off the thanksgiving day parade. plus, a warning before you cook your thanksgiving turkey. what firefighters say you need
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whoa, look at that gorgeous sunrise. 6:30. 42 degrees on this thursday, november 26th. happy thanksgiving. it is a gorgeous morning out there. temperatures a little warmer than normal. we will have the forecast in a moment. >> should be a nice one for all those people expected to attend the macy's thanksgiving day parade. the balloons are inflated and the floats are ready to go and we will have live coverage.
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i'm andrea grymes. >> and i'm diane macedo. chris and mary are off. security is a high priority the nypd. ilana gold is live with the preparations. >> reporter: thousands of officers will be here today and this morning, hundreds of them are already showing up and they are keeping a close eye on the parade route. and it starts here on 77th street 9 and central park west. you can see the balloons and go. and we are seeing rehear sals going on -- rehearsals going an as g an as we speak. millions will line the route taking in the incredible sights and this year four new balloons will highlight the event including the acorn from ice
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age, and red from angry birds and ronald mcdonald and dino making a come back. crowds are excited but extra alert. >> you feel very safe. very reassuring. it's nice to see the nypd out in full force and makes you feel like you're protected. >> reporter: protectors in blue will keep tight security using some high-tech tools. the newly formed critical over at the vent. and there will be extra uniformed officer, more plain clothed ones and k-9 units and bomb sniffing dogs and mobile cameras. enhanced security ready for any potential scare and police have been put to the test. last night during the balloon inflation, the bomb squad rushed to 42nd street by the port authority bus terminal after getting a report about a suspicious package. it was cleared as no threat. the nypd isn't taking any chances when it comes to keeping the city safe during today's parade and doesn't want the public being fearful. >> the city cannot be intimidated.
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let us celebrate this great time of year. let's have a joyous time together. >> reporter: and that's exactly what visitors plan to do on this holiday in manhattan. >> nothing is going to hold us back from coming out. the nypd is here. there's nothing gob to hold us back from coming out and having a good time. >> reporter: and here's another live look near central park where the parade is going to start at 9:00 a.m. more than 3 million people are expected to be here. now the mayor says if you're going to be at the parade, there's no reason to be afraid but he's just sending a message to everyone to be extra aware. we're live on the upper west side, ilana gold, cbs 2 news. >> thank you. and "cbs this morning" will have more on the preparations here in new york city. police commissioner bill bratton will be live on the show. and if you want to see the new balloons as well as the old favorites without having to standout side, cbs 2 is the place to be. we will have live coverage starting at 9:00 a.m. until noon. >> and in the live shot, so many people already there. >> already there.
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>> just getting ready. and erika martin is in for john elliott this morning and she has a look at the thanksgiving forecast which looks amazing. >> gorgeous. we really couldn't have asked for a better thanksgiving. a couple clouds moving in. otherwise, conditions above normal and we will take that. we are liking the upper 50s to le 60s. right now, temperatures are in the low 40s. so again, we're going to have warm up just a little bit but a nice day in the forecast. and notice this radar here. we're seeing the clouds already push in from west to east. so that tells me that the cold front is moving quicker. i do expect it to get here overnight friday into saturday. so heads up now. you will need an umbrella perhaps for drizzle later tonight and certainly for early saturday morning. a wider perspective, active weather for parts of the southern plains, central plains, but everything is starting to quiet down. and hour-by-hour forecast, 59 degrees by 3:00 p.m.
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now to forest hills, queens where firefighters battled flames at another vacant house fire overnight. the latest took place at a home under construction on 67th drive. half a dozen fires have been reported in forest hills since late last month. most of them have been at homes under construction. fire marshalls are investigating to see if they're connected. and now a developing story. police are investigating the reported rape of a 26-year-old woman jogging in east river park last night. the park is on the lower east bridge. the woman tells police she was jogging in the park around 7:30 last night when a man assaulted her and then rode off on a bike. and chicago officials are thanksgiving holiday. last night, demonstrators once again took to the streets to protest the death of a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer. the officer was charged tuesday with murder of that 17-year-old 2014. graphic video of the shooting
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was released this week. police said mcdonald had a knife. protesters are asking supporters for help in shutting down chicago's heinous michigan avenue shopping district on black friday. a group of other protesters made their way through macy's many herald square last night. they chanted no justice no peace and head out to the streets of midtown. and the demonstrators say they're showing solidarity with black lives matter, from testing police involved deaths here and in other communities and. several people were charged with disorderly conduct. at one point, a group tried to block the lincoln tunnel but was unsuccessful. new information on the mother who left her baby boy in a native tiff teen at a queens church. she will not face criminal charges. police found the mother seen here buying towels to wrap the newborn. the baby was spotted monday at holy child jesus church in richmond hill. leaving a newborn alerting anyone is a crime under new york's safe haven law but the district attorney said the
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followed the spirit of the law and returned to the church to make sure the baby had been found. the search is on for a man caught on camera caught robbing a home many the middle of the night. it happened just after 2:00 a.m. wednesday near union street ask 33rd avenue in flushing. investigators say the man holding a knife between his teeth, you can see him in the video crawled around the bedroom in the dark and grabbed a cellphone off the dresser. the woman who lives in home didn't want the show her face but said her husband woke up as it was happening. >> yeah, my husband. >> he left. outside. >> yeah. very scared. >> the woman says she uses the camera to keep an ring leader on her three young children. no one was hurt. police say the hat that was the suspect was wearing has the side. come up, a warning before you fry your turkey so you don't end up with an explosion and a ball of fire. firefighters tell us the important information you need
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and with thanksgiving comes holiday shopping and where you deals. plus, feeling stressed out
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some secrets to relaxation. deep frying an increasingly popular way to cook the thanksgiving turkey but it can be dangerous. you're looking at what happens if you try to deep fry the turkey the wrong way. >> make sure there's room for the capacity of the turkey when you put it into the pot. do not spill the oil over. so 5 to 6 inches below the lip is a good idea the to start to keep the oil level down.
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>> and make sure the turkey is completely thawed and dried before you fry it. a frozen turkey will cause an explosion. and keep it outside away if kids and animals. president barack obama pardoned a turkey ask got a few laughs from his daughters. >> it's hard to believe that this is my seventh year. time flies. even if turkeys don't. [ laughter ] >> that was good. that was good. >> i thought it was pretty good. >> that was a little lame. no, that's okay. the president officially pardoned a bird named aid and abet and did the same for another turkey named honest. the president said honest will be ready to step in if aid and abet can't fulfill his duties to walk around and gobble. >> he might be stressed with all those responsibilities. >> right. but good weather for the turkeys to run around and for us too. >> exactly. it's nice across the entire eastern seaboard.
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yes, a gorgeous day all around. conditions above normal. 10 to 15 degrees above the normal temperatures. and we do have a really pretty live shot here. and notice how well the sky, the sun is rising right now. so take advantage. again, a warmer day in the forecast. and we do have a cool down by the upcoming weekend. and so temperatures right now in the low 40s. the winds are calm. and needless to say, a gorgeous start. we have wes at 30 degrees. and franklin lakes at 28. and morristown, cooler at 25 degrees. wider perspective seeing some low 40s for central park. and comparing this thanksgiving to last thanksgiving, first of all, the wind gusts, a lot stronger last year, 28 to 30 miles per hour gusts were recorded with sustained wind per hour.
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this year, not case. calm southeasterlies, topping out in the upper 50s to low 60s. a mild really nice thanksgiving day. so weather headlines include thanksgiving looking good for most of us. some clouds are expected to begin to start moving in. again, increasing cloud coverage. we may see some drizzle later on today, especially for shoreline towns and vortex radar picking up on those clouds already moving in ahead of that cold front. so you can see right over the great lakes, some associated showers, this just cold front is picking up the hours and bring it our way. and we have cooler temperatures and high pressure system will start to kick back some moisture. so cooler by the weekend but not for today or for tomorrow. a quiet, nice until the forecast. and there it is, the cold front sliding down from the northwest. so temperatures will be slightly below normal by sunday 59 for today.
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and perhaps some low 60s. and for tonight, keeping nit the 50s. southeasterlies 5 to 8 miles per hour. and well tomorrow keeping nit the low perhaps mid-60s. and certainly something to look forward to. the extended forecast, 63 on friday. and 40 by sunday. and all thanks to the cold front but no worry, we need the showers on saturday and perhaps for the following tuesday. and look good all around. back to you. >> i know. looking great today and tomorrow. thank you. after the parade today, some people will cut dinner short and head straight for the deals. that's because many stores will open their doors today ahead of black friday. 145 million people are expected to shop this weekend as retailers attempt to lure in customers with deep discounts. retail expers say it's best to have a plan in place. search the web first to see when is offering the best deal and when. and we spoke with one man whose plan is to get his hands on a flat screen tv from the best
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>> it's going to be $150 which is about $400 off. >> reporter: have you been here? >> since yesterday 11:00. >> reporter: just to get this deal? >> and to be number one. >> so far, some of the best deals have been on electronics with laptop, tablets and tvs going at give away prices. and while many people like that man will head to bring and mortar stores,er many more people are buying online. >> reporter: this amazon facility in new jersey is what the online retailer calls a fulfillment center. and the holiday rush is already in full swing there. in order to keep up, amazon has hired 100,000 extra seasonal workers. one of those is 20-year-old jimar, a college student looking to save up money before going back to school in january. what are you going to use the money for?
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>> to pay back school. >> reporter: to make money to >> yes. >> reporter: amazon's hiring is a 25% increase from last year. but they are the exception. overall, holiday hiring is expected to be just slightly higher than last season. fedex is adding 55,000 worker, roughly 5% more than 2014. major retailers like macy's and target will add the same amount of workers as last year. and andrew is the vice president of the employment firm challenger gray and christmas. >> because so much of the holiday spending is now being done online, the jobs are changing. now more of the jobs, instead of being in the front room, are moving into shipping and handling and into warehouses and into the actual delivery of those products. >> reporter: a mother of six is working in the amazon warehouse for the first time. >> so it's good to have a little extra cash? >> absolutely. too something that's out of
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the ordinary for the household. >> reporter: do you want to do it full-time? >> if that was offered to me, i would consider it definitely. but i will be back next season for sure. >> reporter: last year, 10 of thousands of amazon seasonal workers were offered full-time positions after the holiday rush was over. cbs 2 news, new york. well holidays like thanksgiving can bring on some stress. both mental and physical. but there are ways to happened that. one mind body coach says relaxation through slow breathing can help and another technique. >> i'm going to ask you to tap alternately on the outsides of your shoulders or with your index fingers just alternately on the outside of the knees and now imagine a source of this this holiday stressing for. could be pressures, expectations, could even be grief but when you tap the right side, it's actually tapping more so on the left
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versa so it's hard to hold that upset state that you're in. >> reducing stress can lower blood pressure and enhance the quality of your sleep. is. >> i'll have to try. >> this try it in line. a rough nigh for the knicks. here's otis livingston. >> three out of four looks better than 2-2. that's what the knicks were trying to do last night, ending up the road trip 3-1. but new york only shot 37% as a team. anthony immune though. nine of 17 from the field. and mixed back for the rookie whose family flew in for the game. he was held to eight points but came through with eight rebounds and six blocks. and dad was like, that's my boy, get up. and the knicks kept it close but not close enough. a team high 24. the knicks lose by nine. season. tall order for the nets in oklahoma.
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durant in the building the. former mvp missed time because of a hamstring injury. scored 27 in the first game 30 more. also the islander beat the flyers last night while the rangers and devils both lost. i'm li live. have a great thanksgiving -- i'm otis livingston. have a great thanksgiving. a man sees color for the first time. >> watch as a color blind man tests out some special glasses. and we are going to space.
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their thanksgiving meal. on this thanksgiving, most of us are thankful for family and friends but what are kids thankful for? we spoke to some wise ones. >> thankful for freedom, family, shelter, water and food. >> mostly family and that all of the people are caring for me because some people don't have that and i understand, like, why that's important. >> and my teachers because they teach me education for me to be successful. >> i'm really thankful for my family and books and my cat millly. >> such smart kids. well an upstate new york man
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color. he says going through life color blind has not been easy, especially when he was a kid and drew pictures at school. >> brown grass and an orange sun, well when you do that consistently, it sends up flags here. >> last year, he saw a youtube video about a company that creates lenses to enhance before it reaches the eye. yesterday he put on the glasses and saw accurate colors for the first time. >> now that's orange. that's interesting. that's crazy. they don't look anything like that without glasses. >> he says the experience left him speechless. >> i love that story. >> some things you take for granted. time now is 6:53. and time to get your forecast.
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probably not many people complaining about the forecast. >> my gosh, no need to complain. it's gorgeous. here is the sunrise. it actually looks like the roses that the gentleman had. a gorgeous day inner to cast. and happy thanksgiving all around. 42 degrees, east, northeasterly at about 3 miles per hour. so the wind speeds will shift out of the southeast. and your thanksgiving forecast, 2:00 p.m., 59 degrees. a mild day to say the least. a couple extra clouds and the threat of some drizzle for some shoreline towns. overall, the temperature trend looks really great. by tomorrow, 63 degrees. and above normal conditions all around. really nice. and cooler by sunday, back to you. happy thanksgiving everybody. >> in space, nothing says thanksgiving like dehydrated vacuum packed turkey. nasa has released a video on how astronauts prepare their thanksgiving dinner on the international space station.
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sealed bag of turkey. it includes born bread stuff, candied yams and other favorites as well. they say they plan to watch football after their feast. >> i'm sure they are used to that food. i don't think i would be. let's check in with "cbs this morning." they have a preview. happy thanksgiving. >> you too. >> that's on our turkey day menu -- >> yeah, freeze died. >> good morning to both of you. we will take you back to the starting line for the thanksgiving day parade. and we will talk with police commissioner bill bratton about the security challenges there. >> and also, a survival guide for the thanksgiving dinner table from politics to your personal life. >> going to have to love that one. and can a quick 10 second smile keep you healthy? the benefits of being thankful this holiday season. the news is back in the morning. we will see you in a few
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all the preparations going on.
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and sounds like we will have nice weather. >> erika martin is in the weather center in for john elliott today. a final check of forecast. >> my apologies, i blocked the sun earlier. huge mistake. look at this. it's gorgeous outside. right now, we do have some clouds pushing in later today. temperatures topping out in the upper 50s. perhaps some drizzle late area long the shoreline. and the extended forecast, cooler by sunday into monday but look at this, friday, black friday, 63 degrees. and it's been a pleasure. happy thanksgiving. back to you. >> thank you. another check on news and weather in about 25 minutes. >> thank you all for watching. thank you so much for joining us and thank you so much for having us in your homes this thanksgiving. we hope it's aerful holidaying for. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm andrea grymes. our coverage of the parade begins at can and we will be
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