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good morning. breaking overnight, fierce storms move up the east coast after slamming the south. >> took my truck up in the air and glass is coming in. >> a new round of tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia. heavy rain and high winds knock out power across the northeast and in the midwest a crippling blizzard. mitt romney jumps into the presidential fray taking on donald trump. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> trump insist tlg is nothing there. when will he release his return? hurt and humiliated. erin andrews in tears after her father testified.
>> and he said that secretly recorded video of her in a hotel left her a shell of herself. and hot pocket. an e-cigarette battery exploids in a man's pants catches them on fire. the warning being issued. today thursday, february 25, 2015. from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> back in the land of the living. >> it seems like a long time since i have seen you. it is nice to be out of my apartment. yes, i got a flu shot. we'll talk more about that later. i'm amazed you touched me. >> me, too. let's start can the dangerous storms hammering the
the death toll climbing to at least eight people. four of those died in virginia. >> more than 238,000 people without power from the carolinas to maine. this tuesday there have been at least 34 confirmed tornadoes. we have it all covered including the impact on travel. we'll start with miguel almaguer. >> reporter: the storm took at least eight lives. three were killed in this region alone. the storm went right through this community. it was a powerful and deadly system. another night of severe weather. in pennsylvania some 50 homes damaged. dangerous winds in new york city. in long island firefighters rushed to extinguish cars on fire and clear downed trees in neighborhoods. in washington, d.c.. hammering
it was the smallest towns hit with the biggest damage. overnight rescues in virginia. some communities wiped off the maps as homes were destroyed. >> took my truck up in the air and glass was coming in. i thought the truck was going to turn over. >> reporter: frank rose witnessed the deadly swiser blow through waiverly, virginia. everywhere. what can you do? >> reporter: the wild weather claiming the lives of two men and a toddler tossed from a trailer 300 yards adding to the storm's death toll another man killed in south carolina when a gust of wind snapped a tree on to him. >> he was laying down and the tree was on top of him. he was hurt. >> reporter: the powerful storm system battered the gulf coast. among the hardest hit, a trailer
a tornado killed two and shredded 150 homes. >> it looked like a blender. >> reporter: some parts of florida reduced to rubble. more than 200,000 lost power. this morning while the storm is diminishing the scope of the damage is just being realized. later today virginia's governor will visit some of the hardest hit communities like this one while the storm system passed over in a matter of hours in places like this one it will take months to rebuild. >> oxford, north carolina. thank you. >> you might expect the airlines are feeling the effects of the severe weather. blake mccoy is at o'hare in chicago. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. airlines trying to hit the reset button this morning after more than 2,000 flights were cancelled nationwide yesterday. the worst airport in the country
at chicago's o'hare. winter's wallop dumping more snow overnight, more than a foot in some parts of northwest indiana. blizzard-like conditions cracking power lines leading to dierz warnings. >> it is terrible. it is going to get worse. stay home. the roads are ice underneath the snow. >> reporter: hundreds of accidents snarled traffic. thankfully no children aboard this school bus when it was sent sliding. chicago's two major airports became ground zero for cancellations. 1,300 flights cancelled wednesday in chicago alone. >> we actually changed our flight. we were supposed to leave at 1:30 today and then united contacted us and try to move it up. >> reporter: cancellations stretching across the country including syracuse, new york, where one airline bought pizza
diverted because of the storm. we are seeing more than 300 flights cancelled this morning even though the worse of the weather moved out. it will take time to get things back to normal. >> got to work itself out of the system. let's turn to mr. roker for more on all of this. >> a really interesting situtuion developing along the north rock aaway coast. they are airlifting people who got stuck on a boat, a fishing boat, moments ago. the coast guard sent out a coast guard boat to try to rescue them. they went aground. the coast guard boat capsized. luckily all five members of the coast guard on that boat are okay. as you can see right now coast guard chopper rescuing people
that gives you an idea how bad this storm was. really amazing stuff. the good news is the worst of the storm is over as f f as the heavy winds and rain. we are still dealing with that but you can see heavy rain pushing off. what we are concerned now is what is behind it. colder air filtering in. you can see snow developing. we won't call it a blizzard, but we will have wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour, poor visibility on i-75, i-80, parts of i-90. it is going to be a real mess traveling. snowfall amounts not the worse but the winds will calm down. that will give better visibility behind the front. temperatures are much milder. look at some of these accumulations we are looking at. cleveland two to five. gary, pennsylvania four to seven. the good news is we have warmer
but folks are still digging out and dealing with the mess left behind by these more than 34 tornadoes that touched down. >> thank you very much. now to the presidential race and notable shift from republican marco rubio going after donald trump and so is the last republican nominee, mitt romney. we have it all covered this morning. we have peter alexander in houston where tonight's final republican debate before super tuesday will be held. >> reporter: this is the tenth republican presidential debate. lone star state show down first without jeb bush on stage. and for donald trump's rivals, marco rubio and ted cruz perhaps their last stance before super tuesday. anyone not named donald trump looking for southern comfort. >> i can win. i can grow this party. >> the question right now is how do we prevent nominating a
donald wins the general e ection who would know what he would do as president. >> reporter: for ted cruz everything bigger in texas. >> crown jewel of super tuesday is the great state of texas. >> reporter: new polls show him holding a 15 point lead. the rubio campaign calling on trump to repudiate robo calls from a leader of a white nationalist group. >> the white race is dying out in america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist. >> reporter: trump responded to similar calls last month. >> nothing in this country shocks me. >> reporter: the billionaire is hinting at a running mate. >> we are going to probably choose somebody somewhat political. >> reporter: now rejoining the political fray mitt romney.
to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. >> reporter: four years after he was pressed to release his returns romney is pressing the 2016 front runner to do the same. >> either he's not as wealthy as he says he is. >> reporter: an issue trump first addressed on "today" the morning after winning the primary. >> will people be surprised at the rate you pay? >> i fight like hell not to pay taxes. i hate the way the government spends my money. >> reporter: trump calling romney a fool. there is no bombshell other than i pay a lot of tax and the government wastes the money. >> reporter: closer than 1r5 points.
attendance george h.w. bush. >> thank you. chuck todd is nbc's political director and moderator of "meet the press." nicole wallace, political analyst. last gop debate tonight before super tuesday. anyone whose name is not donald trump had better do something tonight to try to slow him down going into tuesday. what are their options? >> winning the nomination is like climbing to the top of everest. donald trump is half way there and marco rubio is at the bottom of the mountain with a much heavier pack and a lot less oxygen. it is possible but extremely difficult. >> rubio and cruz and kasich. >> i think the rubio plan is to sort of stay the course, go after cruz, play this one more
hope cruz is eliminated after super tuesday and hope next wednesday morning he gets to wake up, come on the "today" show and say i finished second and now it is a two-man race. >> there is a lot of ifs there. >> i think he can attract the real support he has to show he is tough enough to take on trump. >> does he absorb the punches, land few good one liners or use this opportunity to take the turn and try to become more presidential than they are in. >> if he was anybody but donald trump i would say he is so far ahead what he might do is start to make the turn to look more presidential. the real vulnerability he has even among supporters is his temperament. his supporters said i like you
i am worried about your impulse control challenges. every time he has had an opportunity to display a better temperament he passed on it. i would expect him to act more presidential i don't think we can expect that from him. that is not the way he rolls. >> that is not what his voters like. >> i think he goes -- >> let's talk about cruz. he went through marco rubio's set of circumstances that would allow him to emerge. if cruz loses texas what do the polls show now? it shows cruz ahead. >> pick your poll. he has to work hard. ted cruz has a one state strategy on super tuesday. >> put your historian hat on for me. every poll i look at doesn't show marco rubio having a shot
anyone secured the nomination going 0 for primaries? >> they have an answer for that. what they say is that everything about this cycle is historic in nature and that -- washington post stunning editorial about stopping trump. they feel urgency to stop trump and that would create historic rush towards them in the final days and weeks. >> this issue of taxes. mitt romney thinking there is a bombshell there. donald trump said i pay low taxes because i don't want to pay high taxes. does it matter for trump? >> i don't think it matters. the only thing that matters to trump would be what romney brought up if his net worth is not what it was. mitt romney is doing to donald
speculating what harry reid did to mitt romney four years ago when he said i heard he is not paying taxes. mitt romney, this is his way of participating in the stop trump movement. >> he is running against a rigged system. >> this is the real feature of the campaign, i heard this. >> thanks for bringing me up to speed. i appreciate it. big new developments in ongoing fight over the u.s. supreme court. the white house said to be considering republican governor ryan sandoval of nevada as possible nominee to the high court. the republican governor is a former federal judge, supports abortion rights. nomination of a republican would be seen as attempt by president obama to stop the blockade of choices. the u.s. olympic committee
ahead of games of brazil. a usoc doctor testified. he said the committee is considering several steps inchuding pretreating closing of all usoc personnel and providing bed nets. they will have a zika vaccine ready for phase one clinical trials by this summer. the scandal involving defective air bags. uncovered evidence that takata was deceiving auto makers for years. internal e-mails said the company was aware they were defective. if the customer request records or makes an audit we will have a lot of failures, sometimes 38%.
expand the recall to include every takata air bag in america. encouraging news saying this year's flu vaccine is most effective in years. cdc recommends everyone get a flu shot every year. usually half of americans get that. >> did you read that with your fingers crossed. >> i got a shot in november but it didn't work out. frightening scene at a kentucky convenience store. this guy on the right suddenly flames and sparks shoot out of his pants. he runs outside, takes the pants off. the man says an e-cigarette battery blew up in his pocket. he suffered burns on his legs. he is able to walk.
away from coppers and other metals including car keys. >> that is not a little flame. that is a big deal. more on the weather from al roker. >> looked like he was ready to take off. let's show you what we have right now. a beautiful day out west. temperatures will be in the 60s in the pacific northwest.
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let's check on your morning commute. get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 utility crews have been working
damage left behind from the wind and restore numerous power outages around the midlands. power was restored around bull street a few hours ago after being in the dark, but streets remain blocked off around laurel and marion street after a traffic light collapsed from yesterday's high winds. sce&g reported more than 2,800 more than 140. a midlands man who lost his daughter in a deadly dui crash is leading the charge calling for a longtime lexington prosecutor to resign. david longstreet believes solicitor donnie myers has lost his moral authority to prosecute cases involving drunk driving -- cases like the one that killed longstreet's 6-year old daughter emma, in 2012. solicitor myers was arrested monday on a dui charge after a crash.
[ cheers and applause ] 7:30 on a thursday morning, 25th day of february, 2015. we will get outside and say hi in just a little while. inside studio 1 a we want to look at the morning's headlines. the death toll is rising from the powerful storm system. at least eight people killed from louisiana to virginia where a state of emergency is declared. senator marco rubio demanding donald trump tell a pro trump white supremacist group to stop making robo calls. >> the wise race is dying out in america and europe because we are afraid to be called racist.
affiliated. the republican candidates will take part in their final debate. connecticut prosecutors are asking the state supreme court to send michael skakel back to prison. they say a judge made a mistake three years ago by reversing conviction in the 1975 murder of his neighbor. robert kennedy, jr., who is writing a book about his cousin's case attended a hearing. another high profile case and more testimony. >> it was emotional. jurors heard from andrews' father who told the court his daughter has been a shell of her former court. >> reporter: dramatic emotional testimony, erin andrews breaking down seeing her father in tears
>> first time in my life as her father where i didn't know if she was safe or not. i feared for her life. >> reporter: steve andrews describing agony after naked videos of his daughter went viral eight years ago. videos taken through a peep hole by michael barrett. erin is suing barrett, the marriott and her management company at the time for $75 million. the lawsuit claims barrett asked to be put in the room next to andrews and the hotel was negligent for doing it, a cardinal sin according to a hospitality expert called by andrews' attorney. >> the hotel maintained it did nothing wrong, that barrett
manipulated the system to get the room next to andrews. >> steve andrews joins us now. >> steve andrews is a reporter. erin followed in his foot steps becoming a successful television sports reporter. steve says erin has changed since the incident. >> she was just so much fun before we found out about this. she is not the fun person she was. she is scared. she cries. >> and erin andrews will get to tell her story when she testifies. her convicted stalker expected to testify. >> thank you. a little bit more on the race for the white house and melania trump's first solo
we showed you a bit of this on wednesday. jack hally jackson is with us with more. >> reporter: fresh off his victories, donald trump is on a role for the republican nomination and he is rolling out his running mate, melania trump. she has only been in america for 20 years but says she is ready to become the next first lady. >> melania, say something. >> he loves you. >> reporter: like everything trump she can be anything but understated. >> he will be in believable. >> reporter: melania trump -- >> she will make a beautiful first lady. >> reporter: not letting her outspoken husband do all the talking. >> i tell him my opinion.
sometimes he listens. sometimes he don't. >> reporter: while some accuse the republican front runner of being sexist trump in her first one-on-one interview of the campaign her husband is anything but. >> he treats me the same as men. he will tell you what is in his heart, what he thinks. he will not hold it back if you are a woman. >> reporter: trump would become the first foreign born first lady and the first to bear it all on a bear skin rug. last spring she wanted this turn in the spot light. >> do you want him to run for president? >> trump, a relatively rare presence on the campaign trail focussing on raising the couple's son born a year after donald and melania married. they met at new york fashion week. he was 52.
the trump brand her business, too. her line of jewelry on qvc and her moisturizer caviar. now she is starting to step into the spot light with spoofs on "snl." it's the white house she is focussed on now as the republican race enters its super tuesday sprint. and some new reports out that melania trump may have donated a couple of hundred thousand dollars to hillary clinton. she wouldn't talk about what she would do if she weren't to end up in the white house but her husband says she would probably focus on women's health. >> these are busy times in the weather department. so much going on with the storms. and just the warmth that we are experiencing right now. if you have been outside you barely need a coat. 53 in new york city. 57 in boston.
you have to go back to pittsburgh and detroit to find temperatures in the 30s. they will be coming. we have cooler air coming in. look at the temperatures we are expecting right now. indianapolis ten degrees below normal. charleston 39. atlanta 52 degrees and then by friday that moves into new york and down to 38. atlanta 54 and saturday even chillier. boston 42. d.c. 47. but do not fret. warming temperatures will be coming. in the mid section of the country temperatures 60s, 70s in oklahoma. little rock. and as we make our way to the east on sunday 58 new york city.
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. before we get to your headlines, let's check on your morning commute. get ready for a nice stretch of late winter days ahead with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure builds in to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 a boil water advisory has been issued for people
in lexington county. the affected area is between woodvalley drive and westcott road. a 10-inch water line break was reported in that area last night. a wis viewer sent in this picture of water flowing on the roadway there. if you live in the area and are currently under the advisory, you will need to boil your water for a full minute before drinking or cooking with it. sce and g is working to provide support for farmers affected by the deadly floods. this morning a program will get a nice boost with a generous donation from the company. "plant it forward south carolina" is dedicated to agriculture industry. sce and g will announce the donation this morning at a news conference at the state house at 9-15.
it's 8:00 on "today." dirty little secret after terry cruz makes a candid confession of his addiction to pornography. >> day turns into night and you are still watching you probably have a problem and that was me. >> how he turned his life around and is encouraging others to do the same. going to the dogs. kathie lee and hoda get down and dirty working as interns for a canine groomer. and the butler does it. >> i want to live forever.
1 a for a preview today february 25, 2016. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning from amarillo. >> good morning champagne, illinois. >> celebrating 70th birthday. >> celebrating my 45th birthday. >> i'm getting married in 43 days. love you, babe! >> good morning everybody. welcome back to "today," thursday february 25th. it is toasty on our plaza. a little breezy. >> meanwhile, bad mouthing going on inside the vestibule.
thursday song. "shoop" by salt npepa. >> everything we did was shoop. we would know every word and do the dance. nothing i will repeat here. >> you can do every word. >> yes. >> while i'm in the process of outing people, savannah has her sexy boot on today because gerard butler is here. >> my medical boot is still on. you haven't seen me since this happened. >> just the day of the accident. let's get a check of the morning's top stories. >> good morning. nearly a quarter of a million people had no power overnight after violent storms move from the south along the east coast. at least eight people lost their lives, among them a toddler and
when a tornado struck waverly, virginia. airlines trying to catch up this morning because of flight disruptions caused by the storms in the east and heavy snow in the midwest. nationwide more than 2,000 flights were cancelled on wednesday, half of them in chicago. more than 300 flights have been grounded again today. a dramatic rescue this morning off of new york city. a u.s. coast guard vessel capsized while spauntding to a fishing boat that ran aground. five coast guard member husband to be pulled from the water all apparently safe. the coast guard helicopter air lifted crew members from the stranded fishing boat. donald trump's rivals get one last chance tonight in the debate before super tuesday voting. the face off is in houston. former republican nominee mitt romney has entered the fight challenging trump to release his tax returns. romney predicting they will
trump responded that his returns are complicate skpd he is in no hurry to release them. there has the been one burglary reported this year in beaumont, texas. thieves caught on camera backing a pickup truck through front door of a convenience store. three men dragged an atm into their truck. police have found the stolen truck but so far no sign of the three burglars or the machine full of money. three days and counting before hollywood's biggest night and rolling out the red carpet for the academy awards. on sunday the 500 foot long carpet will be surrounded by reporters and photographs along with more than 700 fans and bleacher seats hoping to get a glimpse of some of the biggest stars. al and i will be there, as well. >> talked to somebody with chris
monologue saying it is going to be brilliant. >> looking forward to that. now to a surprising confession from nfl player turned actor terry cruz. >> videos posted on facebook he opens up about what he calls a dirty little secret that ruined his life. >> one thing everybody has to realize is that survive with guilt and shame. >> reporter: a revealing confession from a recognizeable face. >> pornography really messed up my life in a lot of ways. >> reporter: former athlete terry crews is opening up about his years of addiction to pornography. >> if day turns into night and you are still watching you probably got a problem and that was me. >> just like eating.
and instead of food for me it would be pornography. >> reporter: in a series of videos crews posted to his facebook page about how the addiction affected his life and the way he looked at the world. >> it changes the way you think about people. people become objects. people become body parts and things to be used rather than people to be loved. >> reporter: and reveals how it nearly ended his marriage. >> another thing that i felt was a sense of intittlement. i felt the world owed me something. i felt like my wife owed me sex. >> reporter: crews says he has been free of the addiction for six or seven years but is coming forward now to help others who may share the same issue and studies suggest that number is significant and growing. >> pornography addiction is thought to be one of the most common phenomenon and rapidly growing mental health problems we have today.
people suffer from addiction to internet sex and 90% of children between 8 and 16 have looked at online porn. the internet making the material ever more acceptable. >> the pornography is becoming more addictive and everyone has a crack pipe in their office and living room which is the computer or on their person, the phone now. >> reporter: crews is trying to remedy that problem with the advice to the concerned significant other of addicts. >> anything that will make you feel denigrated or less than you cannot accept it. that is a message for all women out there. >> reporter: he believes the cure has to come from the conflicted. >> the truth is he has to do it. >> reporter: crews says he will continue to talk candidly about the issue. >> the more you talk about it the more we can beat it.
you are going to win. >> reporter: for "today," janet shamlian, nbc news. >> it takes a lot of courage to own up to that and be public about it and hopefully will help others. >> he said this is six years in my past. to come forward to help people is great. >> might not want to talk about it. a lot of people will relate. tired of the cell phone always running low on power. what wurbs and what doesn't when it comes to boosting the battery. the new list of hollywood's best movie quotes of all time. the quote machines lauer and roker will have theirs. we find out what happens when kathie lee and hoda took an internship at i have a resident named joyce, and she kept complaining about all her aches and pains. and i said "come to class, let's start walking together"
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>> let us start with the million dollar question. this question could get you hired at facebook. the company's global head of recruiting told business insider when they are going over applications with job applicants there is one question that they like to ask more than any other. on your very best day at work, the day you can home and think you have the best job in the world what did you do that day? >> i like that question because i guess the idea is it shows what you love to do. i went to australia. this show you do a million things. i got to go to australia with my mom and visit my birth place and they got the fireworks out. that was awesome. >> traveling and getting family history. >> free trip to australia. >> dylan, what about you? >> my brother is a veteran,
we did a story where he dpaut to play on the softball team. he travels the country as a wounded warrior. >> that's amazing. >> great opportunity. >> for me it would be we have a privilege of being able to share great stories about people who inspire us. we did a story about the foster care system and organizations that help ensure that kids are protected in the system. being able to create a psa and meeting young people whose lives were changed. we helped raise $300,000. >> sharing a worthy cause. >> i had to go over the inaugural when the vice president -- i begged him to come over. drop the mic moment. >> somehow getting around the
>> and not getting tackled. >> every couple of years when we go to the olympics and get to interview people who have worked there a large portion of their lives to accomplish something and you get to talk to them right after they have accomplished it or not accomplished it, but talking to people at this epic moment in their lives makes me happiest with this job. >> it happens at the olympics and all the time on this show we get to talk to people at interesting moments. we all love our smart phones but may not love our batteries. a lot of myths about what will and won't drain your battery. we are going to play a game of true or false myth versus fact. true or false, closing unused battery? >> false. i'm surprised.
much. >> true or false, streaming music uses more battery than the ones that are downloaded. true. third party charges will damage your phone's battery. >> that can be true. >> i have no idea. >> i would say false truish. it says false but the times says you should go with reputable vendor and not cheap alternative. >> false truish. >> an interesting social experiment from jet blue. on a recent flight the company offered everyone on board a fe rounun trip flightt to anywhere in the world but there was a catch. it could only be one destination and all 150 passengers on the plane had to agree on the same destination. if there wasn't a unanimous decision they didn't get the trip. using paddles the passengers narrowed down their options
location over a domestic one. after wheeling and dealing it came down to two options, turks and caicos or costa rica. >> must mean only one thing, 150 random strangers have chosen unanimously to go to costa rica! >> that's not easy. >> we couldn't do that. >> i would take either of those. >> they get a free roundtrip. >> can you imagine trying to get 150 people to choose lunch. >> apparently the airline said they conducted the experiment
>> reminded me of a caucus. even more space and top movie quotes of all times. >> adele and her big night at britain's version of the grammy's. it is called the brit awards. adele looked stunning in a flowing red gown. she won award after award after award taking home four trophies in all. her award for global success was presented by an astronaut aboard the international space station. when adele won best female solo art she had the opportunity to support ke$ha. >> i want to thank my record label for embracing and being encouraged and i would like to take this moment to publically support ke$ha. >> and by the time she won her fourth award adele jokingly apologized for what she called her ugly cry face.
time. the movie serving over 1,600 of oz." toto, i have a feeling we are not in kansas anymore. from "star wars" may the foersz be with you. >> you're going to need a bigger boat. >> casablanca for here's looking at you, kid. after all of that, what took the top spot? >> frankly, my dear, i don't give a damn. >> gone with the wind voted top movie quote of all time. one proposed alternative was frankly, my dear, i don't give a woot.
>> not even close. >> to gwen stefani. on today's episode of her show ellen asks ss gwen about blake getting serious. >> when he popped the question about you being his mentor, how did he do that? >> did you rehearse that before? >> yeah. i did. i thought of that one. >> i want to be on that show as much as possible. it's hard to talk without laughing. i got so much out of it. >> you did. >> clearly she didn't need to clarify what she meant. >> that's fun. al, let's get a check of the weather. >> let's show you what we got going on for today. snow here in the great lakes. wet weather moving through boston and new england.
quickly. western two-thirds of the country nice and dry. we look for temperatures today 80s and 70s in the southwest. fairly mild in the east with temperatures in the 50s and 60s down through the gulf coast. windy conditions along the mid atlantic coast to the northeast with wet weather. windy condition, snow, so
>> our week long series up for the job where we take on internships is rolling along. this morning two for the price of one, kathie lee and hoda. >> as dog lovers and owners we figured we would be groomers for the day. our friends opened their very nice doors to us. >> the tails were wagging, dogs were barking and other stuff flowing. how did we do? >> let's take a look. >> what are we doing? >> i'm not sure what we are doing. >> an internship of some sort. >> this is the spot. >> we are supposed to learn how to groom dogs. >> we both have dogs and love dogs. i'm extremely interested in learning how to do gland expression. that will be helpful in my home life.
>> i'm excited. hi. >> nice to meet you. >> we want tolearn how to be groomers. >> come with me. >> here is a nice dog for you to try. >> you are not going to assist? >> i'm going to watch. >> are you ready? >> she is definitely -- >> careful. >> there is poop on her butt. >> she is like thanks a lot. >> i don't want to touch it. >> where are you going? underneath? >> you have to get her belly. >> she has a lot of soap here. >> this is fun, i'm sorry. >> she does not like to be sprayed back there. she said no thank you.
some women don't like that. >> you ready? she doesn't look like it. you are bending her neck too much. you are such a good dog. >> here we go. >> some of it went in my mouth. >> what is s this? what is happening? >> this is where we take care of other people's dogs. >> they come in the morning and stay all day. hello, everybody. >> hi. >> good babies. everybody wants some love. >> i'm getting scared. there is a lot happening. >> found some doody. >> where? >> right here.
>> that is going to need a scouring pad. it makes you want to take home a little brother or sister? >> maybe. i'm not sure but we have been hard at work today. >> it has been fun. they are so sweet. >> so happy right now. >> brush their teeth. >> let's walk the dogs. >> we have to make sure -- >> let's go. >> i'm exhausted. >> i'm trying. >> hold on. >> you are so heavy. >> it was fun. >> they were really sweet.
with dry conditions, cool temperatures and mostly sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of next week. winds will still be an issue today as we'll see some gust up to 30mph. today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper 50s. winds west 15-20mph with some higher gust. tonight, clear lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 state employees could be in for some bigger paychecks. the house budget writing committee approved a new 7 and a half billion dollar spending plan
would be cut and most state employees would get a 1-percent pay raise. millions of dollars going to k through 12 education also includes a 2-percent cost-of-living pay bump for teachers. 250-million dollars would also be allocated for roadwork, the committee hopes to wrap up its work today. the full house and senate must approve the plan before the budget takes effect on july 1st. a midlands man who lost his daughter in a deadly dui crash is leading the
we're back now 8:30 on a thursday morning, the 25th day of february, 2016. the first day on the plala and several days without rain. we are happy about that. we are happy we have a nice crowd out here. >> coming up, so excited about gerard butler, just played a big role in sunday's daytona 500. really cool. we will talk to him about all of that. hands off, why chances you are over doing it when you do some of your diy projects bayou are decreasing the value of your home. we want you to come down to the plaza and get a chance to win a trip to los angeles. just bring a packed bag and a
how you spend the extra 24 hours. >> straight from the plaza to l.a. for a three-night stay at the line hotel. dinner and more courtesy of discover los angeles. you have to be over 18 if you are here tomorrow rsvp at today.com/visit. >> a cool deal. how about a check of the weather. >> looking ahead to the weekend arting with tomorrow we have sunshine here in the east but windy conditions, wet weather in the pacific northwest. warm weather through the southwest. gulf coast looking good. saturday windy around the great lakes. more rain into the pacific northwest. sunshine through the rest of the country. on sunday snow around the great lakes, cooler weather making its way in. more rain along the pacific
it is there for you to anonymously text, send or leave a voice mail sharing thoughts about what is playing out in politics. it is all gathered on this website, election confessions. you must be 18 or older to participate. message rates and data rates apply. everything that comes in gathered and posted. for example, i only vote so i can post a selfie. we also had this one. i said i would watch all the debates. i watched one and a half and got bored. i am ready to pin my own thing weighing on my mind for a bit. let's go i think al roker for president. send. there we go. if you have something you want to get off your chest that number is 424-353-2016. of course, you can follow along with content as coming in at electionconfessions.com. >> interesting. seems like you are asking for trouble there.
sought after men in hollywood, gerard butler as a merciless god his mission is to rule the world. >> i want to live forever down there in the land i conquered, my kingdom. this should be my reward. >> you would unleash chaos. you would destroy everything. >> not destroy, create. >> you're just a god with modest ambition, world domination, seems like a sweet guy. >> he is a sweet guy when you get to know him. >> i think what is interesting we have gone there taking everything he wants to be. the rest of the movie he has this incredibly charming. playing different ways to bring out that quality.
movie a villain. i know you see his good side. >> that's why i wanted to do it. every now and again i feel that need to travel into another world. i get to travel into many different worlds. i stayed there a few times so it felt fun to see what it would be like. >> it really has that mystical element. these epic fight scenes and then a lot of special effects. were you kind of blown away when you saw the finished product? >> when i was younger i had a dream that i was in a movie like this. when i woke up i thought i need to visit those worlds. that's why i say every now and again i feel that need. when you see the film finish it blows you away. i think this film is incredibly artisticic it is a very rich journey. >> very beautiful, definitely.
so are you, actually. you have this whole god physique going. i guess there is no god of beer bellies. >> i tried to work with that with the director. >> is there a slacker god? a god who looks cheetos? >> he doesn't like the fact that he can't be fat. >> you had to workout all the time. >> a lot of training. i'm used to doing it now. there is the element at the beginning where you have to put down the cheate tos and cheeseburgers. >> like once the shoot is over do you slack off? >> the worst. every time i say i'm not going to do it. i'm going to stay fit.
weeks i'm not looking good. >> the daytona 500, how cool was it? you were the grand marshall. you got to say drivers start your engines. was that the moment of your life right there? >> did you practice the line? do i do it soft or like the god of egypt? >> i had a sore throat so i was worried it would come out -- what a blast. my folks are there next to me. my mom and step dad and my aunt. my mom came up and was like that was good. you did a good job. >> thanks. and then the photo finish. epic. >> i saw denny hamlin being interviewed and he had written a letter when he was 7 years old
time for looking back moving forward in honor of black history month. >> young african-americans making history. honoring 28 game changers under the age of 28 who are breaking barriers in everything from politics to entertainment. we are happy to highlight some of them. >> black history month is about looking back at who paved the way and also about looking forward. nbc blk 28 was created to honor innovators, entrepreneurs,
their field redefining what it means to be black in america today. the young people aren't just changing the black community, they are changing communities all over this country. kai lightner is a pro rock climber, three time american winner and a world championship title to his game. >> it is almost ingrained with them. my whole life. >> i started climbing when i was 6. >> pushing myself was contagious for me. once i was able i always wanted to push myself to win the next competition and be the best climber that i can be. >> i climb about three hours a day. >> i'm thinking about the next
do next? the type of climbing that i do is based upon difficulty and not height. i will keep going and keep climbing. >> creating this field of design and technology and weaving them together. >> i started sewing when i was around 8. i make a lot of my own clothes. so with that i don't -- we work to help them innovate. >> google had a program for me
wanted the dress. >> that dress itself, they chose the silhouette and then from there it was kind of organizing the electronic inside of the garment. so exciting and she looked beautiful in it. >> nate howard founded movement be to amplify young voices of this generation. >> focussed on working with young adults and youth. the goal is using poetry to inspire a generation to be the best they can be to hone the story and let the stories inspire others. >> in 2013 i was celebrating and
the party down. i was arrested. >> we will not stop. >> that's when i knew i had to speak up. i realized that i had to hold on to what this movement could be. there is something about poetry that allows you to kind of speak to your heart. at the end of the day when everyone writes their story the is the best story because it is yours. >> just a foot note we should mention no one was charged including nate howard in that 2013 incident. you want to learn more about the nbc blk 28 honorees head to today.com. coming up next, don't do it yourself. the home projects we have
first this is "today" on nbc. are you killing your home with kindness, from excessive cleaning to constant repainting you may be doing more harm than good. here to keep you from becoming a home wrecker in a different way. we are not going to shake hands because we are both recovering. how are you doing? >> fine and you? >> fine. >> fewer chores at home. let's start with paint. if i see a door like that i'm going to repaint it. >> a new coat of paint isn't always your friend. paint wants to stay flexible. going over this paint with a new paint is a problem. >> is it okay if you take the paint down to the wood and start from scratch? >> scrape it, sand and then repaint. >> touchups aren't necessarily good.
probably better. >> just don't go over the bad stuff. >> get a clean surface and do a few job. >> let's talk about insulation. if you own an old home probably built without proper insulation by today's standards. >> if you are feeling cold you want more insulation in the house. here is the problem. come to my dollhouse. >> i didn't know you have a dollhouse. >> some houses are designed to have attic vented. right here is the soffit. it allows in fresh air and that is a good thing. but the insulation would go right here in the attic. if you go too far up you can choke down that attic and that can lead to mold and can
>> we do, however, want to seal air leaks. >> and they are all over the house. this is just as important as insulating. there are pipes and wires coming through walls and floors and ceilings. that is where conditioned air can come up through and into spaces where you don't need it. here is a can of sealer. we spray it in there. >> did you fill up the holes, you can seal the penetration and leave that behind. >> you're fine. >> much more efficiency. >> cleaning windows and mirrors. how is it possible to clean a mirror too much? >> a mirror has -- behind it it has a reflective surface. that cleaner that you put on there could have ammonia or vinegar which could be
if it gets behind the frame it can attack the silver backing. if you are going to use that i say spray the rag and then clean as opposed to spraying it on the glass and having it go behind or you can just use a lent free cloth with warm water and do your cleaning that way. >> what about people who say they use newspapers? >> god bless. >> does it work? >> yes. there is not that much dirt. professional guys use newspapers all the time. >> take me to the tiles here. people get obsessive about the tiles. they want them to always look clean and they will treat them so they seal them and nothing can get on them. >> seal them like crazy. >> too much sealing is a problem. it can make the granite or the marble look dull and streaky. over sealing is a problem. you want to find out if the
we put water on this marble. the water has absorbed into the marble. sealed. over here this granite doesn't need to be sealed because there is no difference between where the water is or isn't. we say seal it. as a rule of thumb how often would you end up sealing tile or stone like this in. >> three months or a year but we suggest drop the water on there and see if it soaks in. if it doesn't you are good to go. >> thank you.
this is "today" on nbc. 8:53. time for today's birthday wishes. >> we have very accomplished folks to celebrate. let's start with francis jasper from san antonio, texas. she is turning 100 years old, enjoys playing the piano and exercising. harry is 100 years old. he has been struck by lightning not once but twice in his lifetime, walked away both times okay. that is one lucky guy. happy 100th birthday to sophie eberly.
kids and 9 great great grand kids. she is a great great great grandma. helen whiteford from whiteford. she is known for her world famous fried chicken. george cowan is also 100. he visited 51 countries. very happy 100th birthday to elsie ralph. she is fantastic. she is wonderful. if you know someone who wants to celebrate with us just head to today.com/celebrate. >> love hearing about these awesome folks. and let's send it to matt.
martin and the folks at real male helped sell clothes men hardly wear. ji, good morning. you have an update for us. willie is here, as well. >> there are a lot of people around the country who are exactly your size. i'm excited to announce we are officially sold out. how much did we raise? $20,000. >> really good. >> we are so pumped about this. we asked our viewers to tweet in pictures. they have some clothing. this is dave. he tweeted thanks for the awesome coat. thumbs up. and then we have abby who got a very special surprise from her mother from you.
sunny skies as high pressure builds in through the first of today, mostly sunny, continued breezy, highs middle to upper lows lower to middle 30s friday sunday: mostly sunny, highs middle 50s to near 60 now considered illegal in south carolina, has been sentenced. the man who owned a company that manufactured internet "sweepstakes" machines, now considered illegal in south carolina, has been sentenced. l.w. flynn, who ran magic minutes, received 15 months in prison and
250-thousand in restitution to the federal government. flynn entered a guilty plea back in august on operating a gambling business and evading federal taxes between 2010 and 2013. it was in 2013 that govenor haley signed a bill closing a loophole in the law that now makes sweepstakes machines illegal. a boil water advisory has been
the oscars. we have a preview. then a wild adventure to a winter wonderland. a five-ingredient dinner you can whip up in minutes. all that and more coming up next. from nbc news this is "today's take" with al roker, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today." warm day today. al, your morning jam.
i'm going to be cooking at the burger bash. >> do i have to recuse myself? i'm judging. >> i'm looking for all fixes i can get. >> yours is going to be a good burger sblmpt dei go r burger. >> i go down tomorrow. >> then we cook on the beach. >> then we are going to l.a. for the oscars. >> we are a married couple this weekend. >> we are. >> okay. >> more on that coming up. let's talk about the oscars sunday night. >> you guys are going to be there. a lot of story lines to talk about here. a lot of people want to know is leo dicaprio going to win best actor? best picture category, different kinds of movies.
more of a spot lighty movie or big with revenant? >> split on where the awards are landing. it will be interesting. >> a fun night. one thing hanging over is diversity of hollywood question. chris rock is hosting. a lot of people can't wait to see the opening ten minutes of the monologue. he talked about the gig with the hollywood reporter. >> a pretty decent monologue and be funny throughout the show. if you get off on the wrong foot, though, it is a real hard hole to dig out of. i'm only there because ellen didn't want to do the show. only here because ellen said no. she did so good the last time she hosted the show that is the
>> ellen world famous selfie a couple of years ago. >> it is about the monologue. the first five minutes set the tone. that is where you know he is killing it. >> you remember the talk about should he boycott. he said what a great challenge and responsibility to walk out there. i think he is going to -- >> you have a friend -- >> i was with somebody last night who works at a small comedy club where chris rock is trying out some of the material. it is out there. >> cannot wait. by the way, in honor of the oscars and throwback thursday hollywood reporter came up with 100 most memorable movie quotes. number one, frankly my dear i
others include shaken not stirred. we have chosen our favorites. >> you're going to need a bigger boat. >> one of the best moments of movie history. >> mine all time classic. >> what we got here is failure to communicate. some man who just can't reach. >> how often do we use that line? >> a little bit of a different
>> very deep. >> i don't know how to put this, but i'm kind of a big deal. >> really? >> people know me. >> i'm very happy for you. >> i'm very important. i have many leatherbound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany. [ laughter ] >> one of the great pickup scenes. that line never gets old for me. >> we have to rewatch that. so good. >> i understand you had a rough night as a parent. >> a true parenting confession, worst moment. my husband is away on business. he tasks me with taking the kids to soccer. i have taken them to where they play soccer all the time. it's pouring rain yesterday.
so i'm driving along completely missed the turn and driving anywhere in new jersey you miss a turn you end up on a juggernaut. i ended up practically coming back into the city. it was the whole time what i feel so bad about, it was an ex pltive-ridden ride for my children. 30 minutes of f bombs, gd. my poor kids got quiet. it was like crickets in the back seat. quietest i have heard them. >> were you mad at the car for taking you there? >> yes, because i tell you, she told me go south on the new jersey turnpike and now go north and now go south. is it south or north? make up your mind.
husband is like he just said the gd word. my kids are in shell shock this morning. >> did you say maybe i should tone it down a little bit? >> i looked at them a couple of times and they were just like -- they were holding each other's hands to get through this. it will be okay. >> has the school called yet? i'm such a bad parent. i'm sorry and sorry to the soccer coaches. >> i was crying in the car last night. i was like we're going home. >> the good news is the kids made mommy a drink. >> the first thing i did when i walked in the door is poured a big glass of moment. i'm not the only one.
>> we want to hear yours. >> she was about 7 or 8 and i realized realized after being intimate that there was maybe a witness. >> making it sound like a crime. >> i said what are you doing? >> nothing. >> where are you? >> nowhere. i realized i think i traumatized -- >> leading into the open this morning. >> mommy and daddy are wrestling. wrestling. [ laughter ] >> willie, you are up.
>> you have something. you have material. >> i'll tell you one thing, we bought a house recently and the previous owner had a pizza oven out there. and i can't do it. so the kids are out there with me. two hours of prep. i try to get the pizza in and it sticks to the thing. >> did you put the corn meal? >> you need to ask al first. i took the thing and launched it in the backyard like a javelin and they never forgotten that. that was really scary. >> just the other day i was trying to be politically correct dad and talking about dating and things and she says when you bring a boy home. >> or a girl. sfwl and she says great my dad thinks i'm gay.
there is nothing wrong with that. whoever you want to bring home we're fine with that. we love you. >> i feel like i got something off my chest. >> that was all for natalie. >> thank you, people. >> after that i think we should do some math. we are going to try to play it live. want you to play along at home. take a look and do as this man
>> okay. show it to us. >> didn't work for me. >> it's so weird. did not work for me. >> what are we missing? >> leslie got 7. >> our stage director -- >> we wrote 9 and you two with 8. >> that was fascinating. >> was there another element to this? >> i think because you come up with the math so you are thinking about one of the numbers.
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we have artichokes, these are all cooked. we braise the artichoke. you can get a nice bottled marinated artichoke and then here is mustard vinaigrette. >> can you stir this? just give it a nice stir. >> this is so easy. >> i wanted to make it easy for my cooks. if the time comes i want it to be easy for the home cook, as well. so we try to make it simple. simple is key and also fresh ingredients. let the ingredients shine on their own. and then the tuna. going to give it a nice slice. >> just like 10 to 15 seconds each side. keep it nice and rare. if you want it cooked more you can. i would cook the tuna on the plate completely raw.
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