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it's 4: 30, 47 trees can. rainy and warm with temperatures headed into the 50s. there are school delays. head to cbsnewyork.com/school closings for a full list. good morning everyone i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. traffic and weather on the 2's in a moment but first the mta expects to have power restored by this morning. >> this was the scene yesterday when plunging into darkness. >> good morning to you chris
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we are waiting to find out if power has been restored to the terminal and if trains will be running on time today after going completely dark yesterday. the lights back on in grand centrals upper level overnight as police blocked access to the lower level which was still without lights after a rarity for the historic station. >> lights are out. atm, ticket machines. everything out. >> a partial power outage as an off site pipe six inches in diameter flooded a transformer around 9:30 monday morning. lower level train tracks restaurants bathrooms and shops all closed as a result. >> i've never seen it except for the black out night in 2003. >> continuing upper level and
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the more than 60 retailers the outage meant a loss in business and spoiled food. >> a good amount of product especially for all of the other businesses on the market too. >> passengers just eager to get to their destinations. >> as long as the trains are running that's all i care about. >> yesterday the trains were running on time and schedule but yesterday was a holiday so today will be the first test with a full week day to see if everything is back up and running. janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thanks so much. time for our first check of traffic and weather on the 2's with john. >> it's a mess out there. if you can linger with us the longer you linger the better shape you'll be in. temperatures will continue to rise and surfaces will improve. trust me, i drove through it. it's messy out there. i bet jen did too. cloudy and 47. here's the deal we are saying
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but those surfaces sloppy and slushy and then after a break we see another round of heavy rain roll in this afternoon. gusty winds so this freezing rain advisory is going to expire in moments. it's hard for the municipalities to jugging the crews because the longer you wait the better the roads are going to get then this afternoon conditions deteriorate deteriorate. >> i like that's what comes to mind. if you are traveling we do have changes for you. there's an accident a lane is blocked on the northbound side of the thruway exit 12 there. no delays but there's a 45 miles per hour speed restriction as you make your way into and throughout rockland and westchester counties.
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closed on the northbound side due to clean up and salting in the area. we are seeing fog as you cross the lincoln and holland tunnels also moving well. alternate side parking and be safe don't text and drive. chris over to you. new video shows a man in the bronx moments before he's shot by police at 3 yesterday afternoon the officer hit the man once in the shoulder. hospitalized. neighbors heard gunshots shortly before 7 last night. a 33-year-old man was pronounced dead. neither victim has been identified. it's unclear if the men knew
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>> elliot spitzer's attorney says the assault allegations are false created by a woman with emotional difficulties. a 25-year-old woman claimed spitzer choked her saturday night. spitzer released a statement saying the woman is not his girlfriend but not clarify their relationship. the woman used a broken glass to cut her arm. she left for russia sunday night. she did not press charges. a woman accused of driving drunk crashing into street signs and driving off. a social studies teacher and an assistant coach and was driving a volunteer fire department vehicle when he slammed into street signs. his colleagues don't know what to make of it. >> i'm the one that got him in the firehouse and i'm very upset what happened and would really like to know the facts.
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while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and is due in court in april. beyonce's super bowl performance after some say her act which is an apparent nod to the black panthers and barb police officers and others praise her for using her art for social justice. she appeared to speak to those critical of her performance. she said art is the unapologetic celebration of culture through celebration. both protests kick off at 8 this morning. now to campaign 2016 as the former president gets back on the campaign trail. former president george w bush joins his brother jeb last night. he expressed confidence in his brother's ability to do the job he held for eight years. >> there's no doubt in my mind jeb bush has the experience and
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>> i'm so honored that my brother is here. >> his victory in south carolina helped him go on to claim the republican nomination but jeb bush is in single digits in the latest polling. donald trump leads those south carolina polls and again criticized former president bush because his administration could have done more and is considering a lawsuit against ted cruz over his eligibility to run for the white house if he doesn't stop what he calls false attacks. cruz's canadian birth makes him ineligible for the presidency. a brooklyn mother calls it a crime of hate. her son was stabbed and she believes he was targeted because of his religion. she spoke to brian in an interview. >> the 25-year-old remains hospitalized five days after a random knife attack in crown heights brooklyn. >> he's in dre pain.
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surgeries to repair a collapsed lung. he was attacked near albany avenue wednesday afternoon. >> he felt somebody very close to him like on his shoulders and turned around and saw a man and before he knew it the man had stabbed him in the back. >> police released this surveillance video showing the suspect in a blue hoodie running away from the scene as brickman stumbled into a check cashing building for help. it was more than a dozen since the new year. the victim was walking home to his new bride having just gotten married two weeks ago and his mother says he was attacked for one very specific reason. >> i believe this was a hate crime and he stabbed him because he's a jewish boy. >> police are investigating as a hate crime but the suspect has been caught and that has
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>> obviously it's a scary situation knowing the suspect is loose. >> and brickman says her son wants to send one message to nypd investigators. >> he is so afraid if god forbid we do not find him then there will be another person out there who will get attacked very soon. >> no one wants to see this scene repeated. in crown heights brooklyn brian conybear cbs 2 news. >> they are offering a $5,000 reward in this case. more american automakers are expanding recalls for air bags. also ahead the recap of the winners and big performances from last night's grammy awards. and pulled from the ice a heroic effort a local trooper made to save a dog in trouble. >> it's a different kind of ice, slushy and messy this morning so a tricky rush. 30 cease warmer and watch out for the rain and wind this
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so much to talk about.
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coming up. [ music ] james bay and tory kelly a pair of the new artists who were night. meghan trainor took home the new artist award. more on the grammys in just a moment. >> she's so sweet. really special moment for meghan trainor. 4: 42 traffic and weather. >> she thanked her mom and dad. kids let that be a lesson to you if you want to win a grammy. let's talk weather with our weather watchers. the 40s, the 30s and folks
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jean has got this snow covered encrusted area. and it's slippery. be careful walking. our own be loved right on 57th 57th street getting out of the car because you hit a piece of ice. it's sloppy like that. roadways are okay but it's still slushy. just like that the city appeared before you. did you see that? crazy like that. we've got 47 in the city clouds over head. relative humidity of course it's way up there. numbers 48 in the hamptons, 37 in greenwitch, just for kicks these numbers compared to yesterday it is 55 degrees warmer in the hamptons than it was this time yesterday. 55 degrees warmer on average
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than it was for your monday. so wild swings. of course warm rare air over cooler surfaces. there's fog and they could post one. it's a little more pronounced into parts of the hudson valley. as we scan the skies round one is on it's way. round two is waiting in the western wing. we've already reviewed that warm air is surging so it is going to fall in liquid form. the problem is there's a lot of available moisture. this has been a devastating line of showers with embedded severe weather. tornadoes a feature yesterday. so as we walk our way through the day for the rush if you can wait it will improve and by mid day we start to see scattered showers heavy at times and look at the middle part of the afternoon getting the kids out of school. it's going to be pouring then the line holds together. inducted intensifies to wrap up
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and see relatively quiet conditions with cooler air filling in after your day today up to 56. 10-degree drop to wednesday. coolest for the remainder of the week will be thursday but take the rain gear and just watch out it's sloppy and slushy right now. what else is going on alex. >> several alerts as you make your way in. the lane is blocked arrogance of aaron the northbound side. it's at exit 12. no delays yet through the area but there's a 45 miles per hour speed restriction in place as you make your way in throughout westchester and rockland counties. also in brooklyn the hov lane is closed on the northbound side due to clean up and salting following an earlier accident and a current accident blocks the left lane at bay parkway. alternate side is in effect city wide and don't text and drive. over to you. here's a look at some of the stories making news.
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city after a day long trip. he denounced the century old exploitation and exclusion of mexico's indigenous people and visits a region plagued by gang violence. mr. obama told the prime minister he accepts an invitation to visit the area. south korea is defending it's move. the north conducted a nuclear test last month and a rocket launch this morning. on money watch stock futures are sharply higher. promising numbers as wall street gets set to reopen following a break for president's day. dow was up 313 points. nasdaq up by 70.
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several automakers are expanding their recall list including volkswagon and bmw to add 1.7 million more vehicles to the so far total 24 million u.s. vehicles have been recalled due to the tecada scandal. ford will release four new suvs and no new plans to eliminate any models. ford's vice president made the announcement at the chicago auto show. from taylor swift to lady gaga, stevie wonder and more took the stage last night. >> danielle noting ham is in with the highlights. >> bruno mars walked away with album of the year. >> taylor swift kicked off the
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kendrick lamar won best rap album and confronted racial issues during his performance. they post lost song of the year to thinking out loud. >> thank you very much. , adele returned to the grammy stage for the first time in four years. the show was heavy on emotion this year as the grammys paid tribute to several music legends that passed away recently. looking like ziggy star dust twin sister lady gaga wowed the crowd with the david bowie medley. stevie wonder saluted earth wind and fire's maurice white. bonny rate helped honor bb king. [ music ] >> jackson brown and the remaining eagles remembered
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and the grammys got a taste of broadway courtesy of hamilton. danielle notingham cbs news los angeles. >> taylor swift became the first woman to win album of the year twice and joins stevie wonder frank sinatra, paul simon and u2. rihanna had to miss it due to bronchitis. >> kind of big news. still a great show. james corden gets a special passenger to sit shotgun to and from the grammys. >> and a dog wanders on thin ice. the heroic effort to bring their pet safely back to shore. and we'll get you the weather and traffic on the 2's
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and that can change your life. i know because i did it. that was a close call for a dog and a state trooper in
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a fisher man saw a trooper sliding towards the retreater on a sled. rescue workers on shore jumped into action just in time. >> he was probably in the water maybe 30 seconds. another minute or two and he could have gone under. >> the trooper was treated and released. the vet checked out the lab and he did not need any treatment. the fire department pulls a couple people from the lake every winter. it's up to individuals to gauge the conditions. 4: 52. traffic and weather on the 2's. >> there's major melting going on today. it's going to be mild and wild but it's icy and slushy this morning then that soaking wind swept rain later. also a blessing that can dry out all of those roadways and sidewalks. that will help. clearing tonight is cooler wind chills in the 20s and 30s. temperatures closer to normal
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of the work week. with the big push out of the south not only mindful of the risk of flooding from rain and watching the waves too a coastal flood advisory for the south facing beaches and twin forks on long island. let's get you to or from long island with alex. >> thank you john. there's an accident a lane blocked on the northbound side of the new york state thruway at exit 12. no real delays quite yet but the second alert is a speed restriction 45 miles per hour as you make your way across due to slippery conditions reported into and out of westchester and rockland counties. also the hov lane closed at third avenue. clean up still under way following an earlier accident. there's another accident at bay parkway so take it easy. alternate side in effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you.
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everything old is new again from barney new york. the new store on 7th avenue between 16th and 17th streets. the company was originally founded on that same block. the 55,000 square foot building has five floors mobile apps in beauty and shopping services as well. coming up next our new information about a possible sexting scandal involving the nassau county executive. and a scare on one university campus that has some students headed back to mom and dad. >> all dressed up but needed someone to car pool with. this is definitely one of his
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cbs 2 news this morning. i've got a map of l.a. i'm just going to have to start the show in the car. >> that's late late show james corden and justin beiber going through their grammy goodie bag and doing car pool karaoke. he will have another guest tonight. keep looking for that rolex. >> you keep waiting for those to go. that was a good one. >> abecause he can sing. it's actual music. >> it's a great franchise. i hope he keeps it up. time now 4: 57. still to come more from the grammys. and also ahead protests for and against beyonce. why people are taking sides outside the new york city office building. and one day after the
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47 degrees on tuesday february 16. it may be wet but we've had a 50-degree temperature swing in the last two days. there are school delays as well. check cbsnewyork.com/school closings for a full list. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> so you are saying it's spring? >> just for today. >> i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. we begin with a commuter alert. mta expects to have power restored in the next 30 minutes. >> that level went dark after a pipe burst. janelle burrell has more this morning. hi janelle. >> hi there chris. at one point it was completely dark inside of grand central so we are waiting for the doors to open up this morning to see whether or not power has been completely restored but in the meantime overnight the mta did issue a warning to commuters saying that trains could be 20 to 30 minutes behind schedule.
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central's upper level overnight as police blocked access to the train terminal's lower level which was still without lights after a rarity for the historic station. >> the lights are out. everything is out. atm, ticket machines, all of that. >> a partial power outage darkening the passage ways after an off site pipe six inches in diameter flooded a transformer around 9:30 monday morning. lower level train tracks restaurants bathrooms and shops all closed as a result. >> i've never seen a dark terminal except for the black out night in 2003 so it's reminiscent of the black out. >> transportation continues on time without cancellations but for retailers it meant a loss in business and spoiled food. amount of product especially for all of the other businesses too.
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>> as long as the trains are running that's what i care about. >> the mta this morning warning commuters there could be delays because of possible lingering outage problems on the lower level of grand central terminal so build in extra time until they are able to update commuting times this morning. reporting live from grand central terminal janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thank you so much. let's get right over to traffic and weather on the 2s. a big swing today. >> talk about a big swing from 10 to 15 to 20 to 30 to 40 degrees warmer than it was yesterday. then in the afternoon wild mild winds as well. right now 48 with clouds over head in the city. a bit of a break from the precipitation right now wind out of the south 18 miles per hour. you will see more showers and the heavier rain fills in mid day. with that warmer air arriving and a break from the precipitation that freezing
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and any winter weather advisory will be expiring soon. still slushy and messy driving conditions north and west. trust me a lot of crews are just waiting because temperatures are going to help as far as dealing with that but then the wind this afternoon. it's going to be heavy at times and see those winds intensify too so be on your game and take the rain gear as well. what else do we need to know right now allen? >> it's already a busy morning. the first is an hov lane closed due to salting operations and clean up from an earlier accident in the area. a current crash blocked the left lane. not the only alert we are following. let's take a live look in fort lee all lanes blocked on 4 eastbound. still very active. stick with route 46 or 80 to get to the george washington bridge but this will effect your ride.
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alternate side is in effect and don't text and drive. back to you. happening today demonstrators offended by beyonce's super bowl performance are protesting. >> and fans are planning a protest of their own. diane has more. >> chris and mary good morning. the super bowl was more than a week ago and people are still talking about beyonce's half time performance. some people loved it. some people hated it. today we'll hear from both sides. one of the big points of contention was beyonce's performance appeared to pay tribute to the black panthers movement something that is against applies and the hard work they do for our communities. >> cold play may have been the
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was beyonce that caused the biggest sensation. dancers worry black panthers out fits seeming to pay tribute to malcolm x and another with fists in the air of the 60s and 70s. critics say it never should have happened. >> i find the entire show objectionable that it was for the black panthers a terrorist organization killing police officers here in the 1960s and 70s. >> the group is asking people offended to stand together at nfl headquarters wearing as much blue as possible to show their support for police. black girl rising is asking to show support for beyonce and the black panthers and both groups have another performance to talk about. rapper kendrick lamar performed his song chained to his dancers
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it even included the teen shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer while on his way to visit his father. chris and mary no shortage of topics to discuss here today. both rallies set to begin here at 8:00 a.m. diane macedo cbs 2 news. >> diane thank you. nassau county investigators with a home invasion in baldwin. two men in their 20s were armed with a hand gun when they knocked on the door and they pushed their way inside. they fought with the man and ended up taking his wallet including cash and credit cards. the two fled and the victim refused medical attention. another court appearance for a man charged in a deadly stabbing rampage at a staten island hotel last week. he pled not guilty to murder on sunday. he killed his girlfriend 26- year-old rebecca cutler and two
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and four months. a third daughter survived and remains in critical condition. new information on the story cbs 2 broke on nassau county executive ed mangano and the claims he's a victim in a sexting understandal. he alleges his phone was hacked and sexual messages were posted on a public relations consultant. he interviewed mangano for his blog. >> you are an amazing guy and i've been inspired by you. how do you have time for personal life? >> well no doubt this job is seven days a week. >> 24 hours a day. >> almost. >> carol claims she's never communicated with him via text. >> to campaign 2016 as former president george w bush steps out of the campaign for his
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bush joined his younger brother jeb ahead of this saturday's republican primary. he expressed confidence in his brother's ability to do the job he held for eight years. >> there's no doubt in my mind jeb bush has the experience and character to be a great president. >> i'm so honored that my brother is here. >> george w bush's victory in south carolina helped him to go on to win the primary. again criticizing former president bush saying his administration could have done more to prevent 9/11 and is considering a lawsuit against ted cruz for his eligibility to run if cruz doesn't stop the false attacks. cruz's canadian birth makes him ineligible for the presidency. happening today governor chris christie will deliver his
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week after ending his presidential campaign. he's expected to out line his plans for the state's pension. it is now 5:09. still to come the mother of a stabbing victim speaks exclusively to cbs 2 news. plus this. >> my parents are obviously scared about this. >> parents and students on edge at rutgers. what the university is doing to crackdown on a rash of robberies. >> some of the most sophisticated hair products on the market and they are not for humans. we go behind the scenes at the westminster dog show. >> i try that with mine and i get no dad. you've got icy and slushy conditions and fog as well. take that rain gear. heavy rain this afternoon. boots a good idea but wear a lighter coat with mild temperatures.
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it tbeer it tfi. big night for broadway. they took home the grammy for best musical. >> great to see that and live from new york. >> saw that one coming. talk about deserving. holy cow.
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not get a ticket for hamilton. >> not until 2018. >> it's tuesday. the shows start at 7:00 tonight. if you got broadway ticket shows tonight by then a bit of a break from the rain and we start to see things cool down but between now and then it's a drama that is going to be unfolding in front of you. q the orchestra you've got fog you've got 48 degrees. i know 48 degrees. we wake up on valentines day below zero now it's 48 degrees. wind out of the south that will warm us even more as we work our way into and through the day. 46 in orient point. greenwich at 47. don't forget the possible coating south shore afternoon and evening high tide cycles. 52 for the jersey shore. morris town at 32. expanding the temperatures cooler in boston.
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cooler in d.c. a trip to philly or d.c., baltimore running into heavy rain. our numbers compared to yesterday without exception even up state and in through the lakes you are ten degrees warmer than it was this time yesterday around the motor city but in new york city it's 33 degrees warmer from day today. scanning the skies a break from precipitation right now damage has been done north and west where there was more snow. it's covered with ice and it will take a while to melt it. we get a break from the precipitation. air masses warming up. you see the pink giving way to green. that continues so it returns as rain. problem is we tap into very heavy rain. models hinting at half an inch to an inch and a half of additional rain between now and tonight. so you've got a very active scene. area of low pressure trailing front. big surge push out of the south. winds a factor too. 30, 40, possibly 50 miles per
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to deal with as well. it literally blows out of here. hopefully that wind also sufficient to dry the surfaces so it's nice and quiet tomorrow. we continue to cool into thursday. coolest day of the rest of the week. a little hiccup late friday into saturday. the weekend looking pretty nice for february. quarter after 5. hopefully your commute will be nice. what's going on. >> i can't give it to you if you are traveling in fort lee this morning. showing you an accident that's closed route 4 eastbound as you approach the george washington bridge. a lot of you head that way. you are going to want to go out of your way and stick to 46 and 80 as an alternate. you do have a smooth ride. 45 miles per hour speed restriction in effect on the jersey turnpike between the delaware memorial bridge and george washington bridge because of poor road conditions there. also 45 miles per hour restrictions on the garden
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mass transit is on or close to schedule. be aware that they will operate with substitute buses until further notice because of icing conditions. alternate side effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you. the price tag at laguardia airport is on the rise. $4.2billion after design changes and new cost related to the terminal. governorgovernor cuomo as been pushing for the make over because it's known for crowding and other problems. crime in rutgers university has some thinking they would rather commute to school from the safety of their minority. meg baker reports. >> morgan parish calls it the new normal. >> at this point it's something that the students expect. you know you are going to hear
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>> three attacks in one week the most recent saturday night near an off campus house on huntington street one block away from college avenue. police say three men approached a man and hit him with a blunt object. >> my parents are obviously scared about this. i'm away at school and they are hearing about the robberies so they call and check up on me. >> one of parish's friends moved home becoming a commuter student after her off campus home was robbed while she was in it. another attack a member of the rutgers community was pinned down to the ground with a sharp object to his back. >> it happens close to this church. the attacker left with nothing but checked for items of value. a day before that a female college student managing a smoke shop near the train station was held up at gunpoint around 6:50:00 p.m. we spoke to her via text.
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things like this can happen anywhere at any time. her boss is keeping two workers in the shop at a time. jay patel works next to the smoke shop. >> nothing you can do other than trigger the alarm. >> you pay so much to go here you hope you are safe and the last thing you want to worry about is safety and being robbed. >> it concerns me. but you know, me personally i try to take as many safety precautions as i can. travel in large groups. >> rutgers has added additional public safety patrols including mobile escorts to off campus neighborhoods. meg baker cbs 2 news. >> there are 2700 security cameras used as a deterrent and investigative tool. the top dog in the show will be chosen today. more than 3,000 dogs and 190 breeds competing but a german
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be the leading could be tender. she was the number one winning dog in the country last year she's a really good performer and built very well and very beautiful to look at. >> she is gorgeous. there are seven dog groups. the best of seven will be named best in show later tonight. >> it is now 5:19. a little later why a long island family is thankful to strangers this morning. >> and before the show was all about the red carpet but the stars what they were talking about as they headed into the grammys last night. >> and we'll get another check of traffic and weather on the
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[ music ] >> that's right a night of tributes at the grammys. lady gaga honoring david bowie. stevie wonder honoring maurice white. and jackson brown and the eagles remember the late glenn frey. >> so many moments. we'll be bringing them to you throughout the morning. right now let's get you to these temperatures. 48 degrees john? temperatures. plenty of moisture and some cool surfaces so you are going to be dealing with fog too. 48 and mild in the city. wind out of the south to 19. a break from the precipitation now. fog will slow you down. it's still slushy and sloppy
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as we look to the west this will fill in obviously pushing into a warm air mass. slippery roads and sidewalks. trust me those sidewalks are slippery out the door. morning are you not and heavier rain this afternoon. very windy wrapping up late this afternoon and early tonight but take the rain gear. you'll need it. you need to listen to alex too. >> we do have changes as you make your way in fort lee. this may effect your ride if you are trying to get to the george washington bridge. as you approach the bridge there the shoulder is sneaking by but go out of your way. stick with 46 or 80 because of back ups in the area. in brooklyn the hov lane is closed due to clean up and salting under way following earlier in the area. be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> allen thanks. in sports spring training tomorrow more the mets thursday
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>> and looking to gain ground. cbs 2 morning sports update. >> good morning everybody. the only game in town yesterday the islanders host the red wings. big second period. nelson's 21st goal of the season makes it a lead. josh bailey on a power play and mayor with the slick move in front. watch this right there. islanders go on to win it 4-1 over detroit. later today the jets can officially expected price tag $15.5 million next season. i'm otis livingston and that's your cbs sports update. the stars have been partying the night away after the grammy award show. >> but before it all began they
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suzanne marquez has the story. >> have you been tweeting and instagraming. >> oh yeah crazy. i'm going to keep hope alive. >> while we are doing this let me charge my phone up. >> we live for all of your posts. >> who did people bring as dates? some musicians kept it all in the family. >> i have my little sister in with me. this is my sister kelly. >> hi. >> it's a family affair. >> it is. always. i love having them around me. >> my mom and i have this 6th sense of we know what we are wearing so she wore sparkle shoes and i have a sparkle suit. >> we didn't even try. >> kendrick lamar had 11 nominations one behind michael jackson's record of 12. >> michael jackson will forever be the best to do it so to even be close not nowhere near to him but to be in that realm is
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>> kendrick's thunder cat kept it real about how he normally does grammy night. >> i've always been at home watching it waiting for traffic to die down and get some tacos and now i'm a part of the traffic. >> thunder cat may have been getting tacos last year but this year he went home a grammy winner. i'm suzanne marquez cbs news los angeles. >> loving a little bit of the red carpet. >> without a doubt. the show is so good. giving out music awards so cool. a glitch that could make your iphone unusable. plus this. >> after a black out at grand central terminal will trains be up and running on schedule today? we'll have a live report coming up. demonstrators offended by beyonce's half time show will be protesting here at nfl headquarters but there's now a counter rally also organized. we have the details.
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it is 5:30, 48 degrees on this tuesday february 16. watch out for slick spots on the roads this morning. this is a live look at the new jersey turnpike and a number of school delays we have traffic and weather on the 2's in just a moment. >> grand central is forced to close early. we are live with an update for you. first protest in manhattan for and against beyonce following her controversial super bowl performance. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. thanks for waking up with us. >> critics who say beyonce's super bowl performance bashed police midtown with more.
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or a strong message for black women. today nfl headquarters will hear from both sides. cold play may have been the main act of the half time show but beyonce caused the biggest sensation. dancers worry black out fits for the black panthers and seemed to pay tribute to malcolm x and another had fists in the air of the 60s and 70s. critics say it never should have happened. i find the entire show objectionable. the black panthers kill police officers here in the 1960s and 70s. >> now the group proud of the blues is asking people offended to stand together at nfl headquarters wearing as much blue as possible to shop their support for police. meanwhile black girl rising is organizing a counter rally asking people to dress in black
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both groups have another thing to talk about. rapper kendrick lamar when his band played from jail cells and even included a reference to trayvon martin who was shot by visit his father. >> so as you can imagine we expect to hear a lot of strong opinions. both rallies are set to begin at 8:00 a.m. live in midtown, diane macedo. cbs 2 news. >> let's bring in john and talk about the spring like temperatures right now. >> really careful out the door because i have this hilly driveway, slid right down then i get out of the car in the city and slid right down. one of our colleagues fell on 57 57th street. crews are picking him up. >> who? >> i'm not going to tell you but even my producer who is very anymore bale tripped and fell like three times but caught himself because it's just icy and slushy enough to
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if you can wait a while hang out with us or chris' head and be able to see those temperatures melt. chris just fell in the studio. 47 see it's slippery. so watch out for that. a break in the rain. that rain is going to fill in and intensify this afternoon. obviously air mass sufficiently warm for a rain event. probableproblem is it's going to be heavy rain. lunch time 56 your high this afternoon. winds we could also use that 5. we could see gusts of 50 miles per hour the exception now through coastal flooding a concern and localized flooding too. you get an inch of rain with no place to go see a little bit of urban and street flooding as well. >> that was kind of scary just so people at home know i was sitting on my jacket. >> we were here to catch you. >> you are always welcome in my
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traffic is difficult in some areas. there's an accident with the debris spill. all lanes closed again as you approach the george washington bridge. maybe at one point the shoulder was sneaking by. not the case currently. delays back to grand avenue or past there so stick to 486 or 80 as an alternate. it will be a slow go. a 45 miles per hour speed restriction between the delaware memorial bridge and george washington bridge because of slick roads reported through the area. alternate side parking in effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. now to a commuter alert the mta expects to have power restored to all of grand central terminal at this hour. >> this was the scene at the lower level totally dark. cbs 2 janelle burrell live at grand central term national
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>> i just took a walk inside the upper level is completely open. as for the lower level that's the area that crews were working on overnight to try to get the power restored. right now they have it taped off. i was told by one of the crew members inside unofficially telling me the power is back on in the lower level but they will not be giving passengers access to that area until 7:00 this morning after that major black out yesterday. the lights back on in grand central's upper level overnight as police blocked access to the train terminal's lower level which was still without lights after a rarity for the historic station. >> the lights are out. everything is out. atm, ticket machines, all that. >> a partial power outage darkening the passage ways of grand central after mta officials say an off site pipe six inches in diameter flooded a transformer.
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restaurants bathrooms and shops all closed as a result. >> i've never seen a dark terminal except for the black out night in 2003 so reminiscent of the black out. >> trains continued without cancellations according to the mta but for more than 60 retailers the outage meant a loss of business and spoiled food. >> it's going to be a good amount of product especially for all of the other businesses on the market too. >> passengers just eager to get >> as long as the trains are about. >> the upper level completely open at this hour and we are told the lower level will reopen at around 7 this morning but the mta did put out a warning to commuters warning there could be a potential for 20 to 30 minute delays if there are lingering power issues. so far we haven't seen many delays yet here this morning but of course we'll be keeping an eye on it all for you.
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central terminal janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> a section of roadway is still closed this morning following a massive water main break last night. a 16-inch main broke around 7:00 p.m. it's unclear what caused the problem but police had to shut down water in businesses. the pipe has been capped but flooding does remain. new this morning arraignment for two men charged with burglary. they got into a valley stream home by breaking the glass on a side door. they allegedly stole jewelry. kelly cut himself on broken glass and his dna was recovered at the scene. they pawned some of the jewelry and was identified by the pawn shop owner. the bronx moments shot by police happening at 165th street before 3: 00 yesterday afternoon. the man who was carrying the gunpointing at a man and a dog.
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weapon and hit the man once in a shoulder. a man dead and another hospitalized. neighbors heard gunshots outside of a home on east 46th street in flat bush. the 33-year-old man was pronounced dead at the hospital. a 31-year-old man was taken to kings county with a gunshot wound to the back. it is unclear if the men knew each other. a brooklyn mother says the stabbing of her son is a hate crime. police say he was randomly attacked as he walked on empire boulevard in crown heights last week. the suspect was seen on surveillance video running from the scene. his mother says he targeted him because of the religion. >> he stabbed him and i believe it was a hate crime and he stabbed him because he's a jewish boy. >> brickman is being treated for a collapsed lung. the suspect is still on the loose.
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teacher is accused of driving drunk crashing into street signs and taking off. 55-year-old david is a social studies teacher and coach and assistant firefighter. he was driving a volunteer fire department vehicle when he slammed into signs and his colleagues don't know what to make of it. >> i'm the one that got him into the firehouse and i'm very upset what happened and would really like to know what was the facts. >> he is charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage and is due in court in april. a possible treatment for chronic pain. plus don't believe everything you hear on line. the new thing turning iphones into paper weights. >> and a bear with a taste for honey. >> connect with us all morning long.
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well. [ music ] >> the weekend received a standing ovation and well observed. took home two grammy awards including best urban contemporary album. and it's his birthday. >> love the weeknd. awesome. johnny has your forecast. >> we've got a lot going on. changing weather right now then changing during the course of the day and changes for the remainder of the week but the busiest day by far is going to be right now. 51 for bruce in north port so very mild. and today is national do a
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i have multiple sources saying it's do a grouch a favor day. that would give you a full time job here. come on we are all nice. it's interesting i still have readings in the 30s north and west and that's where you are hanging on to some of those winter driving conditions with some slush and a little bit of ice as well. schapping conditions during--so changing conditions during the course of the morning and into the afternoon heavy rain taking over. pockets of fog in the area as well. in the city 47 degrees winds out of the south still between 10 and 20 miles per hour. around the area 31 in franklin. still some icing. but look at a 20-degree spread. 52 for the jersey shore. so yesterday yeah we had the anticipating anywhere from a coating to one close to the city and then one to two just north and west. and then parts of the area
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connecticut. also had 2.3. we had meriweatheric at 2- inches. central park about an inch and a half so notch on the ground and then ice with freezing rain. they've trimmed some of the advisories but it's still a winter weather advisory until 10 because you are going to drive into winter weather conditions meaning those slushy sidewalks definitely some of those secondary roads still have not been treated so that's going to be messy and challenging north and west. then the numbers just sky rocket up to 56. well above normal. normal high this time of year is 42. 71 your record for today. sunset at 5:31. you are not going to see a lot of sun today. it's going to be cloudy and wet. wet weather returns by mid day. the pink you see is an element of ice either freezing rain or sleet. that's going to change to all rain and then this fills in and pushes through and you are
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localized flooding in concert with some coastal flooding. heavier in the afternoon with those mild conditions. then i'll tell you there's a big drop. lose 10 degrees today to tomorrow then right back in the 30s on thursday but it's relatively quiet. watch your step this morning and behind the wheel too right alex? >> you are right john. first let's begin with a live look outside in fort lee here an accident with a debris spill. currently it had all of route 4 closed eastbound as you approach the george washington bridge. delays continue to extend. i strongly suggest you go out of your way to 46 or 80 to avoid this area all together because it's a pretty slow go. also in springfield we have an accident that has closed eastbound route 78 at exit 48. stick with 22 as an alternate.
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just be aware that the ferries are using buses because of icing reported in the rough. alternate side is in effect city wide and don't text and drive. back to you. oil prices are on the rise and it seems millennials have a sophisticated pallet. >> the u.s. markets reopen. the dow jumped 300 points the nasdaq rose 70 and we could be in a good start for the week. markets jump as oil prices rebound and chinese prices stablize. they have agreed to cut oil production or at least freeze it at january levels. an over supply combined with less global demand as sent oil prices much slower and sparked a massive sell off.
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the gas pump or at decade lows. millennials. the new study found that americans aged 21 to 38 drank 42% of all wine in the united states last year. it is particularly popular with women and young people aren't just going for the cheap stuff. they are picking up more expensive bottles. i think aisles doing my part. chris and mary. >> nice job jill. >> thanks jill. >> wine in a box, can't go wrong right? thank you jill. a warning for people with iphone 5s and up. if you set your phone back to january 1, 1970 you'll unlock an easter egg or allow you to relive the magic of the past but changing the date to 1900 will prevent your device from
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devices. apple is working on the fix. beehive break ins a motion sensor caught this bear knocking over back yard beehives looking for honey and was seen rolling around on it's back. the homeowner says it was hard to scare the bear. >> was not at all intimidated. it was just look up and then go back to eating. >> it was hungry i guess. the homeowner is considering putting up an electric fence in the spring. >> put honey out there a bear is going to get into it. a long island boy is fund raising for a cause close to home. he is partially blind and his older brother fully blind resulting from a genetic condition. he's selling bracelets and baked goods to pay for service dogs not for himself but to
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>> everyone has their own form of a struggle and any way you can make that better you want to help. >> this is phenomenal. these guys get no regular government funding. >> the guide dog foundation and america's vet dogs train and raise 300 dogs each year on long island. a link can be found on cbsnewyork.com and we recommend you help him out if you can that's for sure. >> up next eating back stage at the grammys. >> and is it better to work out in the morning or at night. find out how to get the most of your diet and exercise. but first the islanders the
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in this morning's healthwatch people from chronic puncture. patients who had at least nine even up to a year later. >> a lot of treatments. okay 5:52 right now. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. good morning once again. >> good morning everybody. 32 in kingston but already in the 50s in south jersey. a break from the precipitation still slippery and slushy north and west and waiting forethe rain to fill in. localized flooding possible and coastal flooding for the persistent south wind. looking at that high tide cycle between around 2 and 5 for some minor flooding. watch out for that as well.
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now we are going to tell you what to deal with traffic wise. >> right john. i've got a list for you in fort lee. there is an accident with a debris spill. if you are trying to make your way to the george washington bridge you are going to want to peek at this. delays back past grand avenue and are growing out of your way to 46 or 80 as a smoother commute. also in springfield there's an accident that's closed route 78 eastbound at exit 48 so stick with 22 as an alternate and also exit 49. alternate side parking in effect. be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> alex thank you. one of the sponsors took care of breakfast to share with the stars back stage. the fast food chain recently started offering breakfast all day long. big hit.
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you tried it all as you tried to shed pounds. >> but so far nothing seems to stick except for the fat to your waist line. >> i call it the stubborn fat that just won't leave you alone. you may be doing all of the right things but in the wrong order. a few simple changes may go a long way to battling the bulge. losing weight and getting in shape takes a lot of work but it can be most effective if you focus on the basics. >> you don't need necessarily a revolution to your diet or a whole new exercise plan although those things are great to try. sometimes the simplest things are the best things. >> start working out in the morning. a.m. sweat sessions help you burn an additional 190 calories throughout the day without any added effort and work out to tunes. people who exercise to music tend to push themselves for longer periods of time.
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>> put your favorite songs on there and do not judge and only listen to that music when you are working out and start to society it--associate it with the reward. add to your morning routine to stave off over eating later in the day. >> participants who had a sweet treat actually ended up losing more weight. >> we are talking a piece of dark chocolate and calories quickly add up in alcohol. five ounces considered one serving. >> if you do pour more than that it can easily add up to two or three servings of wine and you lose the benefits and could rack up the calories and next thing you know you've had a whole other meal. >> measure sips instead. >> pour five ounces of wine in and snap a picture with your cell phone and you have a real reference for that what glass looks like. >> one more tip if you think you are hungry it's called
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if you are not willing to eat the apple chances are you are really not hungry. >> what do you mean the apple test. if i wouldn't eat an apple i shouldn't eat anything. i'm not that hungry anymore. >> five glasses of wine you had over lunch. >> that's such good advice. >> working out in the morning sadly we can't do it but it's the best time. >> an extra 200 calories for getting your body going. >> if you work out in the morning you don't want the big lunch. >> can people get outside to work out? >> no i would go to the gym this afternoon. it's going to be great to work out starting tomorrow so go have a big almond joy. >> so you can pass today. if you are making your way to the george washington bridge we'll have major delays. >> alex is saying walk to work. >> still ahead left in the dark hours after a power outage grand central terminal is the
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>> plus dog owners forced to give a dna sample from their canine companions. and pit bull closes out the grammys. there he is. more highlights from the biggest night in music including audio problems for adele. you are watching cbs 2 news this morning. es teetvaab thpldsp 5faerth cle t 0 g lo a dnldspds usv d onfoju 9. aon oinwi n nu ctrt.
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it is 6:00. temperatures near 50 degrees for tuesday february 16. warmer today more rain on the way. watch out for slick spots on the roads and sidewalks as well. good morning i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge. here's your morning news to go. >> everything is out ticket machines and all that. >> power alert problems at grand central terminal left several people in the dark and forced to change tracks. will this morning's commute be effected. we'll have a live update just ahead. >> he turned around and saw a man and before he knew it the
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>> her son was stabbed in a random attack and she believes she was targeted because of her religion. what she told cbs 2 in an exclusive video. >> the moment before a man was shot by police. the suspect refused to drop his gun. coming up where that gun was pointed. [ music ] >> critics and supporters of mega star beyonce are organizing protests all of this coming following a controversial performance at super bowl 50. >> justin beiber performing at the grammys just before he took the stage audio problems for adele and fans weren't too happy about it. the back lash from social media still ahead. >> it's extremely tough. >> the best of the best.
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in show at the 140th annual westminster kennel club show. we'll show you some of the beautiful canine candidates. >> hey john. >> pine nuts, walnuts. >> i love that movie. here's the deal. your dogs are going to get wet today. you got to go out for the walk. you are going to have to wipe them down right after because there's a lot of puddles and ice out there, slush and then rain this afternoon so it's going to be a challenging day but mild outside in the city right now it's 48. warmer now than you expect it to be in the afternoon. fine print winds variable 6 to 20. screaming out of the south. that means a rain event later. could see heavy rain but the numbers will be in the 50s. look at that line though pushing through parts of virginia, north carolina into south carolina. that's heading our way by mid day in fact. some evidence of that. heaviest rain this afternoon a far more challenging afternoon commute so make sure you are
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factor in a little extra time. 55 at lunch time, 56 your high today you've bottom the wind and rain. you could see winds gusting 40 to 50 miles per hour so hang on. buckle up and hang on and watch out for stuff already right alex? >> yeah let's start in new jersey. several alerts first in springfield an accident that's closed 78 eastbound at exit 48. you are going to want to stick to route 22 in the area. also a crash blocking a lane on the westbound side at exit 49 so 22 as your alternate there. let's take a live look in fort lee because there is an accident with a debris spill. currently it looks like all of the lanes are blocked as you approach the george washington bridge. delays are back past grand avenue. you are going to want to go out of your way to make your way to the george washington bridge. westbound it looks as though we have a plow that's possibly
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a testament to how slick it is. there's a crash blocking the westbound side of the lie. exit 40 to 42 through the area. alternate side in effect city wide. don't text and drive. mary and chris back to you. >> alex thank you. we begin with a commuter alert. power is restored and the lights are on in the lower level of grand central terminal. >> that went dark after a pipe burst. janelle has more. >> well things almost >> well things almost completely back to normal here mary and chris this morning at grand central. you can see the terminal here beginning to fill up as they arrive this morning. the mta mentioned their main concern was the lower level that was without power overnight. crews worked throughout the night and have the lights turned back on but they still have access to the lower level closed off until later this
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the lights back on in grand central's upper level overnight as police blocked access to the train terminal's lower level which was still without lights after a rarity for the historic station. >> the lights are out. everything is out. atm, ticket machines, all that. >> a partial power outage darkening the passage ways of grand central after officials say an off site pipe six inches in diameter flooded a transformer around 9:30 monday morning. lower level train tracks restaurants bathrooms and shops all closed as a result. >> i've never seen a dark terminal except for the black out night in 2003 so reminiscent of the black out. >> train service continues without cancellations but for the more than 60 retailers the outage meant a loss in business and spoiled food. >> it's going to be a good amount of product especially for all of the other businesses on the market too.
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to their destinations. >> as long as the trains are running that's all i care about. >> back live you can see here at grand central commuters making their way into the terminal. it seems like a regular ordinary day. power restored for the terminal but crews will give access to the area sometime later this morning. so far no delays as far as we've seen here from the mta and we've spoken with commuters as well and it was smooth sailing a smooth ride here into the city this morning. reporting live this morning from grand central terminal janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> thank you. happening today protestors going on the defense following the half time performance. police officers will protest outside nfl headquarters. >> they'll be met by counter protestors supporting the singer. diane is live outside nfl headquarters with more from midtown. >> chris and mary good morning. the super bowl was more than a week ago but people are still talking about beyonce's half
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beyonce and the black panthers. both groups may have another performance to talk about. rapper kendrick lamar performed chained to dancers while his band was in jail cells. trayvon martin was shot while on his way to visit his father. >> later this morning we expect to see one group in black and one in blue. both rallies are set to begin at 8:00 a.m. diane macedo cbs 2 news. diane thank you. happening today governor chris christie will deliver his state budget address nearly a week after ending his presidential campaign. he's expected to out line his plan for the state's ailing pension. hour. still ahead a possible connection between dementia and
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>> also former governor elliot spitzer defends the assault allegations against him. and would you live in a condo community? the controversy that is barking up the wrong tree. some kids enjoying vacation and others a delay. if you are going it's going to be a lot warmer but watch out for the slippery sidewalks and rainy and windy for the trip home this afternoon. don't take your trip yet.
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coming up. [ music ] taylor swift the opening act at the grammy awards. she took home three awards including album of the year. how he referred to kanye west. >> she's such a mega star. time for traffic and weather on the 2's. >> and she knows how to work the camera. that opening act so inviting and exciting. our weather is some what i want to say exciting but not fun. it's challenging more than that. 51 for the north shore. 45 through brooklyn.
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ed still has 34 still slushy but drying out. precipitation free for the time being. that messy weather comes back. 32 for daniel and greenwood lake. drive and walk slowly. take it easy. bob was saying crews there north and west in parts of sullivan county very successful getting those roads clear but parts of the area more difficult so make sure you are ready for that. this by the way is the history of 911 calls. first 911 call was made on this day 1968. we don't want you to have to make that call today so factor in a little extra time and be smart and safe. cloudy and 48. winds variable but predominant layout of the south. numbers again flirting with 50 for the south shore. coastal flooding a concern this afternoon. 52 in toms river. sparta 31. still that winter weather advisory because of those winter driving conditions.
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snowing or sleeting for you to encounter those conditions because the damage has been done. a little bit of snow and it is messy. later it's all wet. 71 your extremes for the day. technically you won't see the sun but it's at 6:49 and 5:31. you are free of freezing rain and sleet and rain but waiting nor more to fill in. heavy rain pouring through parts of virginia up to west virginia and that is going to hold together and head our way. you've got the push out of the south. you've got big waves, coastal flooding this afternoon but those warm conditions wet and mild. then it's cooler a 10-degree drop hoping winds will dry out surfaces for a nice dry walk and commute tomorrow. and then cool air reenforced for your thursday. bright and brisk highs back
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above normal you are back in the 30s on thursday. pretty quiet friday could see an overnight shower shaping up to be a pretty busy drive right alex? >> you are right john. if you are trying to make your way to the george washington bridge there's an accident with a debris spill. tilapias are blocked. two lanes are also blocked on the southbound side so if you are traveling through the area stick to route 46 or 80 as an alternate because it's a slow go not only here but in springfield as well. an accident closed route 78 eastbound at exit 48, 22 is your option for a smoother commute. a tractor trailer at exit 49 as well and in summit a crash at exit 8 so clearly as john said very slick out there. take your time. alternate effect city wide and
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back to you. >> thank you. elliot spitzer says the assault allegation false with emotional difficulties claiming he choked her at the hotel saturday night. he released a statement saying she is not his girlfriend but did not clarify a relationship. the woman was treated at a local hospital and left for russia sunday night. she did not press charges. campaign 2016 as a former president gets back out on the campaign trail with a republican primary just four days away now. george w bush joined his brother jeb last night. he expressed confidence in his brother's ability to do the job he held for eight years. >> no doubt in my mind jeb bush has the experience and character to be a great president. >> i'm so honored that my brother is here. >> george w bush's victory in south carolina in 2000 helped him to go on to claim the
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bush is in single digits in the latest following. donald trump leads the polls yesterday criticizeing bush saying his administration could have done more to prevent the attacks and considering a lawsuit against ted cruz over eligibility to run for the white house if cruz doesn't stop false attacks. trump claims cruz's canadian birth makes him ineligible for the presidency. an association in new jersey says dog owners may have to provide a sample of dna. >> the proposal calls for hefty fines if owners don't comply. >> barbara mince treasures her two pups. so she was alarmed when she got a letter from her condo association proposing manditory dna tests for them and the rest of the dogs in west orange, new jersey. >> it took so long for me to become a homeowner. i would think i would have freedoms around here.
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pay a fine of $100 and $250 fines for each week that passes after the dog registration deadline. >> it seemed to me a little extreme. >> people here are not sure why the board wants to do dna testing but fear it could lead to losing their pets. the resolution warrants the board may tribute the keeping of specific breeds. they told cbs 2 in a statement the dna testing is non inevasive and not being used for any purpose other than to identify dog owners who are not cleaning up after their dogs. >> people are not picking up and everybody has to suffer for it. >> the board will hold a session this thursday and condo associations are free to mandate dna testing all around the country. >> condo boards have a lot of authority to enact rules for the benefits of the people.
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could raise the risk of dementia in seniors. including these medications and lower the amount of acid produced in the stomach. people 75 or older who regularly take the medications had a 44% increased risk compared to seniors not using the dogs. the study found an association and not a cause and effect link. >> let's get to traffic and weather on the 2's. john? >> right. here's a healthy snack. it's national almond day. so sometimes you feel like a nut and it's a good thing to reach for. here's what we are looking at. changing conditions. we are going to see a little bit of fog give way to more rain. rain fills in by mid day. very mild. 48 right now but look at west mill ford, west caldwell, morris town right around 32 so still sloppy driving conditions north and west.
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a break from the rain now but remember it's heavy rain this afternoon. could lead to a little bit of localized flooding as well. >> okay john thanks. >> how about the commute this morning. >> rough if you are traveling in fort lee. an accident with a debris spill with three lanes blocked. avenue. we also have two lanes blocked on the westbound side as well. go out of your way for a smoother commute. also in springfield an accident close to eastbound side route 78. exit 48 delays back to 44 route 22. also a disabled tractor trailer the westbound side at exit 49. alternate effect city wide and don't text and drive. >> can you believe it's baseball season already? >> it sure is. >> pitchers and catchers report tomorrow and thursday for the yankees. >> otis livingston has the cbs 2 morning sports update. >> good morning everyone. only game in town a battle of
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the flyers. an afternoon affair in brooklyn. big second period. brock nelson's 21st goal of the season makes it a 1-0 lead. two more goals in the span of 66 seconds. and with the slick move in front. watch this. right there. islanders go on to win it 4-1 over detroit. later today the jets can officially slap the fran ties tag. expected price tag $50.5 million. that's your cbs sports update. >> this morning's two talkers all about the grammys. >> from adele to taylor swift let's get right to alex. >> it was a great show. we were all watching bad blood singer taylor swift taking down kanye west. >> there are going to be people along the way who will try to under cut your success or take credit for your accomplishments or your fame. you don't let those people side
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the pop queen urged young women to not let may sayers get in their way but this was also a swipe at kanye west who released a song just last week in which he suggested he made taylor swift famous. he grabbed the mike from her but she was in the process of winning an award at the time so she was kind of on the radar. >> i've interviewed her several times and she's lovely. it's nice to see that. adele wasn't up for awards last night. she has ten grammys to her name and did thrill the crowd with the performance of all i ask. >> you can hear a little bit there but within a minute of adele's performance social media was buzzing about problems with her audio.
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few seconds and it was off. there was a brief technical issue out of their control. the president of the recording academy said there was an issue with a microphone inside the on stage piano, something may have fallen over. social media went wild. adele deserves a do over. who was in charge of the sound. don't be disappointed they let you down. you could never let us down but she took to twitter and said stuff happens. i'm modifying what she said. >> she went and got a burger. >> she wasn't up for any awards because she was past the deadline. wait until next year. >> hello. >> she's literally going back and forth winning with the whole thing adele next year. thank you alex. time now. >> 6:26. still ahead taylor swift and adele not the only controversial grammy moments. a look at all of the winners plus the performance that
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it is 6:30 and 48 degrees on tuesday february 16. the weather nothing like yesterday rainy and warm today but be careful some streets are slippery. traffic and weather on the 2s in a moment. >> but first a big sigh of relief after power outages caused chaos. now the lights are back on this morning and we've got a live update coming up. and a musical performance making political statements and not everyone happy about beyonce. the protest planned today in manhattan. >> good morning i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. the lower level of grand central terminal is still blocked off. janelle burrell has an update on the morning commute.
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relief for commuters here at grand central this morning. the mta was able to get the lights back on here on the upper level yesterday after that power outage but the concern was the lower level. you can see here behind me the lights are on downstairs but they still have that area taped off. not quite opening it up to commuters just yet so far this morning but we want to show you video of what the terminal looked like inside here yesterday. a rarity for this usually bustling station. it was completely dark after an off site pipe about six inches in diameter burst flooding a transformer causing the outages. service did continue on the upper level during the day monday. the mta says there were no delays or cancellations and it was a bit easier for them because they were operating on a holiday schedule for president's day so pushing to have full power back up and running on the lower level by
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they have accomplished. commuters say no mike francis hick yups or delays. >> no problems at all. >> were you expecting problems? >> no not really. they fixed it up pretty well. >> it was fine. there was some ice on the platform but other than that no problems. >> no delays. >> no delays at all. >> again back live this morning here inside of grand central. you can see the commute under way full power restored at all levels here inside of the terminal. mta officials telling us this morning commuters can expect a typical morning rush. reporting live this morning from grand central terminal janelle burrell cbs 2 news. >> janelle thank you. traffic and weather on the 2's. typical morning rush in the sense the trains are running but watch out as you get running. watch your step still a little sloppy slushy and slippery
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mild in fact the numbers in the city warmer than you expect it to be in the afternoon. we are looking at 48 for a high. want to remind you. well okay let's dive right in and show you the numbers. 48 winds variable. 6 to 20. relative humidity at 68%. numbers for you way above normal today. it's a big push out of the south and heavy rain heading our way this afternoon. north and west. hour by hour i mean we are just going to continue to climb. 56 by the middle part of the afternoon. cbsnewyork.com that is the destination you need to go to this morning because we are anticipating some school delays as my phone just goes off. that worked very well. so cbsnewyork.com for those school delays because even though a lot of kids have a few days off the ones that are heading out it's going to be a little slow this morning.
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going to be slow right alex? >> you are right john. it's a group effort. in fort lee an accident with a debris spill. three lanes blocked as you approach the george washington bridge. adjusting the camera for a better view. two lanes blocked on the westbound side so go out of your way to 46 or 80 as an alternate. let's talk about something further south an accident that has closed exit 48 delays back to exit 44. mass transit currently is are or close to to schedule. operating with substitute buses until further notice because of icy conditions. alternate side barking in effect city wide and if your travels take you to the airport everything is on or close to schedule. chris and mary back to you. >> a section of a roadway
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water main break around 7:00 p.m. unclear what caused this problem but police had to shut down travel in the immediate area and surrounding homes and businesses lost water pressure. the pipe has been capped but flooding remains. >> new information on the story cbs 2 broke on ed mangano and his claims he's a victim in a sexting scandal. he alleges his phone was hacked and sexual charged messages were posted briefly on the twitter page of a public relations consultant. she interviewed mangano for her blog the daily blue. >> you are an amazing guy. how do you find time running the whole county do you have any time for personal life? >> there's no doubt this job is seven days a week. >> 24 hours a day. >> almost, almost.
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communicated with him via text. new this morning nassau county police confirm a home investigation. two men in their 20s were armed with a hand gun when they knocked on the back door. when a 29-year-old resident opened the door the two men pushed their way inside and took the man's wallet with cash and credit cards and fled in a four door sedan. he refused head capital attention. >> now to an exclusive the stabbing. surveillance video mother says he targeted her son because of his religion. >> he saw a boy and he stabbed him and i believe this was a hate crime and he stabbed him because he's a jewish boy. >> he is being treated for a collapsed lung. police are investigating the stabbing as a bias crime. loose. new video this morning
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moments before he's shot by police. it happened shortly before 3: 00 yesterday afternoon. you can see the man carrying a gunpoint it at a man and a dog when they arrived the suspect refused to drop the weapon and police fired hitting the man in the shoulder. >> a teacher is accused of driving drunk crashing into street signs and taking off. the 55-year-old is a social studies teacher, coach and assistant chief of the james port fire department. he was driving a volunteer fire department vehicle when he slammed into street signs saturday night. he was charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. he's due back in court in april. the top dog best in show will be chosen at madison square garden. >> more than 3,000 dogs and more than 190 breeds are competing but a german shepard
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questioning contender the number one winning show dog in the country last year. >> she's a really good performer and is built well and very beautiful to look at. >> there are seven dog groups. the best of the seven will be named best in show tonight. the german shepard has my vote. really gorgeous dog. >> so cute. it is now 6:38. next is organic food really better for you? the results to a new study. >> and a garbage truck dives off a highway sending debris flying. >> and beyonce at the center of protests. >> and all of the highlights from this year's biggest night.
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demi lovato singing hello in a lionel richie medley last night. john legend, luke bryan, meghan trainor and tyrese were featured as well. coming up all of the winners from music's big night. >> lionel richie looks fantastic. >> he does. a garbage truck tumbles 100 feet off of a bridge and landed at the entrance of a park. several cars were damaged but no one else was hurt. if you want to boost your omega3 fatty acid go organic
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organic milk had 50% more omega3s with reduced rates of cardio vascular disease improved neuro development and better immune function. today. >> 48. >> feels great already and this afternoon 50 to 55 or 56. problem is you've got gusty winds that are going to take over. that will serve to compound but they may also be an ally later. that will help you because we are going to see a big drop in the numbers overnight tonight. it's a rollercoaster ride. winds variable 6 to 20. relative humidity 86%. numbers around the area still hanging on to a few readings in the low 30s up through parts of sussex sullivan and orange county but these numbers compared to yesterday 54 degrees than it was this time yesterday in the hamptons.
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monday morning. it's 48 now, 48 degrees warmer than it was this time on sunday. fog not as much of a men a menace this hour. 56 your anticipated high today. dry as far as moisture from the heavens right notch. still those sloppy and slippery roadways. this heavy rain holds together pushes through and comes as rain. it's going to be a rain event between now and 11 we start to see scattered showers and mid day that's when you see that heavier rain fill in and watch for the line of showers and thunderstorms in concert with the wind to wrap up the afternoon for the afternoon drive. and an update for the morning drive. >> right john. several alerts for your morning commute. there's an accident with a debris spill only a lane open as you creep on by route 4 eastbound as approaching the george washington bridge.
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the westbound side as well. go out of your way for a smoother commute. further south of here in springfield an accident that closed eastbound at exit 48. delays there back to exit 44. you are going to want to stick with route 22. and in clifton an accident blocking two lanes as well. mass transit on or close to schedule. be aware that the ferries will operate with substitute buses until further notice as due to icing in the hudson river. alternate side is in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. happening today critics say beyonce's performance bashed police are protesting out of nfl headquarters. >> fans plan to protest as well. diane macedo has more. >> chris and mary good morning. the big debate is was her message empowering or offensive.
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the song formation wore black and leather and appeared to pay tribute to black panthers and malcolm x and reminiscent of the black power salute in the 60s. critics slammed but others defended it. >> i found the entire show objectionable in that it was number one coleing the black panthers a terrorist organization killing police officers in the 60s and 70s. >> beyonce has been around forever and never, ever showed signs of prejudice or hate. >> today we'll hear from both sides. the group proud of the blues is asking people to gather here at nfl headquarters wearing as much blue as possible to show their support for the police and discontain for the performance and black girl rising is asking people to show up dressed in all black to shop their support for beyonce and the black panthers.
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to open here at 8:00 and we'll be here to hear those contrasting messages. cbs 2 news. >> diane thank you. kendrick lamar used last night's show to make a statement. >> more on the winners and the highlights from the staple center. >> pop queen taylor swift opened the 58th annual grammy awards and ruled the show winning the top prize. it earned the singer her second career grammy for album of the year and urged young women to not let na y sayers get in their way. >> if you focus on the work and don't let those people side track you. >> bruno mars won record of the year. >> you can't read brail. >> song of the year nominees before ed shereen thinking out loud. meghan trainor couldn't hold back tears. >> and my mom and dad for
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>> this year stirred up a lot of emotions with performances paying tribute to the biggest icons and others using the mike to make a statement. kendrick lamar sent a powerful megan about racism with his rap that won his five grammys. the audience was brought to it's feet by tributes that honored maurice white, glenn frey and bb king. [ music ] >> and lady gaga brought david bowie's work back to life. >> terry cbs news los angeles. >> incredible performances. >> ed shereen and justin beiber won their very first grammys last night. the weeknd won too. i was really pulling for that one.
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johnny i know that's your song. 6:48 coming up why winter weather is tough on your wallet. >> plus a second chance at love. why more people may be finding romance later in life. >> first otis livingston has the sports update. >> islanders beat the red wings 4-1. the devils host the flyers tonight.
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over time on saturday. welcome to tuesday. nice looking skies out there. a little bit of cloudy skies too that we are dealing with this morning. temperatures 48 degrees and climbing to 55 today. we've got a nice warm up and checking in with john elliot with all of the details for us. coming up. a frigid weekend and a snowy monday may have left you hunkered down at home but cold winter weather can have you wasting cold hard cash too. you can find yourself ordering in but eat away at your budget. when temperatures drop adding to it and retreating inside
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membership going to the gym cancel a membership and look to homework out programs instead. >> don't become a total wreck if it gets cold out. johnny what do you got for us. >> thanks for cheering us up mary. [laughter] >> hopefully i can cheer you up. we are going to see a break from precipitation for the morning drive. really a pretty picture there. cloudy and 48. winds variable up to 20 out of the south so heading to the north where we see these critically cool enough numbers that's where you are still dealing with slushy and wintery driving even though there's nothing falling from the heavens. very mild start. don't forget that rain will be heavy at times and fill in this afternoon. also don't forget that coastal flood advisory kicks in for the south facing beaches of long island. parts of the twin forks as well this afternoon. let's save you time with alex. >> it's difficult to do this morning if you are trying to get to the george washington bridge. a live look at one of our hundreds of cameras.
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debris spill only one lane getting by on route 4 eastbound as you approach the george washington bridge. delays are back and two lanes blocked on the westbound side as well. go out of your way. it's a similar story in springfield an accident that at exit 48. you are going to want to stick to 22 as your alternate and clifton a crash blocked two lanes and delays back past the garden state parkway. alternate side is in effect city wide and be safe don't text and drive. back to you. >> allen thank you. valentines day gave couples of all ages a day of romance. >> including a couple that started dating in their 80s. they were both previously married for more than 50 years ago. four years ago their romance blossomed. >> when he came to pick me up that night he had a red rose with babies breath. it was beautiful.
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danced all night long and just took off from there. >> we are seeing older people deeply in love and physically involved with one another becoming way less stigmatized because we are an aging society. >> there's more opportunity for many life expectancy for americans increased from 49 years old a century ago to 79 years today. >> so we've got that going for us. >> congratulations to that couple. >> cannot go wrong with a rose and baby's breath. >> let's check in with cbs this morning. norah and charlie. >> good morning to you chris and mary. we are going to talk with jeb bush about his brother joining the campaign trail and donald trump's increase of tax. >> plus teachers accused of spanking, shoving and luring kids for sex. how are they finding jobs in the classroom. we go inside the investigation.
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>> old boy lady gaga in a tribute to david bowie. >> kevin frazier has all of the big moments and our conversation with fashion designer zack and how the man he dressed michelle obama and rihanna is trying to reach past the runway. i stole a bunch of charlie's lines. >> that's okay. >> i do that to chris all the time. >> steal a bunch of zack posen items. >> i wouldn't know one if i saw one. >> he'll appreciate that. >> all right guys see you at 7.
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you go next. here's what you need to know before you go. commuter access to the lower level of the grand central terminal will begin in a minute or two. power has been fully restored and the lights are back on. a burst pipe caused a power outage yesterday morning. the state house after ending his presidential calm pain set to out line his plans for the state's ailing transportation fund and public pension. critics of beyonce's super
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outside at midtown at 8:00 a.m. some say it bashed police officers. >> let's go to alex denis for a final look at traffic. >> thank you. it's a rough ride in fort lee. there's an accident with a debris spill only one lane opened as you approach the george washington bridge. delays are back and two lanes blocked on the westbound side. go out of your way. stick to route 46 or 80 as alternates. don't text and drive. parts of the area dealing with slippery conditions. you can see the rain holding off for now but heavy rain fills in this afternoon. mild as well. 56 but gusty winds coastal flooding a concern very busy day and calm down quite a bit. take the rain gear and leave some extra time and space. >> john thanks so much. we'll have another check on news and weather in 25 minutes.
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>> and i'm chris wragge. thanks for watching. cbs this morning is up next have a great day. from donald trump. we'll talk to jeb bush. teachers accused of thanking, shoving, even luring kids for sex. how are they finding new jobs in the classroom. kendrick lamar makes powerful statement and taylor swift makes history with the grammys. but we begin today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> you have to be very careful. he's very unstable. >> the gop race gets ugly in south carolina. >> just going on about how i'm the most horrible person in the
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