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unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. life this is "today in new york." now on "today in new york" a family mourns a teenaged girl after a rooftop stunt turns deadly. well, you're right, donald trump, hillary clinton and andrew cuomo and bill de blasio
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i'm happy to apology. >> sorry, not sorry. reaction to an apology of sorts from senator ted cruz over his comment about new york values. a most pleasant morning to you. welcome to "today in new york." >> we have to really apologize about the weather. it's starting to rain out there. raphael miranda. >> light showers out there this morning. also mild so we're happy for that. temperatures in the 40s right now. we are tracking some rain in the hudson valley. we had some heavier showers across long island but those are now moving away. the potential for a wintery mix going on north and west in the hudson valley. right now temperatures are well above freezing in the city. 43 in chelsea.
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temperatures in the 30s in poughkeepsie and monticello. everyone is above freezing. we have those showers around right now. over the next three to four hours we are going to be drying things out. look at that mild day ahead. a high of 49 degrees. definitely want to get outside and enjoy it because temperatures are heading way down. we'll take a look at the cold snap coming our ain just a few. we begin this morning with breaking news out of bergan county where lanes are being shut down westbound. >> we're hearing that at least one person died at the scene. a manhattan family mourning the loss of a 15-year-old girl
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jumping across rooftops with some friends. >> she was with two girls jumping from roof to roof on 10th avenue in the west 40s. when someone warned them they couldn't be up there, they ran away. she dropped five stories. >> why were they up there? and how did that happen and nobody knew? >> candles are now lit outside the apartment building where that accident took place. >> new this morning, police need your help. they're trying to identify suspects in a deli robbery in brooklyn. this is the rodriguez deli in bed sty. he is one of three people who held up the store last monday afternoon. the men got away with $4,000 plus two cell phones and wallets.
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recognize the men in that very clear video, please give police a call. two arrests and robbery and beating of a nassau county woman. two facing robbery and assault charges. police say they attacked a woman as she unloaded shopping bags in the driveway of her home in east hills. they took off with her jewelry. a man allegedly tried to rape a young girl in brooklyn. he allegedly grabbed a 13-year-old girl and threatened to cut her if she screamed for help. then he described to the girl how he was going to assault her. the victim did resist. and the suspect fled, taking her cell phone. prosecutors in brooklyn say
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case in an alleged gang rape at a brownsville playground. police are also trying to retrieve data and information from the teenagers' cell phones. police say a crime was committed. >> as i said earlier, we believe we found her very credible. the young lady was in the park at the time. i think it's been well stated in the press. right now when someone comes over with a complaint of rape we take it very seriously. >> prosecutors have six months to take that evidence to a grand jury. we have this morning new information in the san bernardino terrorist attack. the fbi now believes the couple who shot and killed 14 people also tried to detonate a bomb.
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tashfeen malik tried to detonate a bomb hidden inside a bag. commandos have retaken an upscale hotel that was undertaken by al qaeda extremists in africa. officials there say at least 23 people were killed during that siege. troops gained control after an intense gun battle. 126 people were rescued and -- john kerry is heading to austria today to discuss implementing the iran nuclear deal. the topic, a joint plan of action before the deal takes effect. the u.n. international atomic
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iran has fulfilled its side of the agreement. and now to decision 2016. just about everybody is talking about this, especially here in new york. >> i apologize to all the pro-life and promarriage and prosecond amendment new yorkers who were told by governor cuomo that they have no place in new york. >> it started out sounding like an apology for republican presidential candidate ted cruz's new york values comment in the gop debate the other day has quickly turned into a blistering attack from others. >> i apologize to the -- >> reporter: at first it sounded like ted cruz was about to say sorry for criticizing new yorkers' values or lack thereafter. it was just the beginning of the presidential hopeful's backhanded tirade. >> i apologize to the millions
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down by liberal politicians in that state. i apologize to the hard working men and women of the state of new york who have been denied jobs because governor cuomo won't allow track fracking. >> everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal or proabortion or pro-gay marriage, focused around money and the media. >> this comment bringing the likes of rudy giuliani, hillary clinton and donald trump to the mat. >> we rebuilt downtown manhattan and everybody in the world watched and loved new york and
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that was a very insulting statement statement. >> reporter: the texas senator took about three minutes to take aim at his critics including mayor bill de blasio who cruz called a hypocrite for taking campaign money from new yorkers. >> i apologize to all the african-american children who mayor de blasio tried to throw out of all their charter schools who were providing a lifeline to the american dream. and i apologize to all the cops and firefighters and 9/11 hero who is had no choice but to turn their backs on mayor de blasio because mayor de blasio over and over again stands with the looters and criminals rather than the brave men and women in blue. >> we have yet to hear from
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clinton or cuomo about what they think of cruz's so-called apology. and coming up right now on "today in new york," the bell save him this time. screech faces the music for a wisconsin bar fight. the details of his jail stay. hospitals can be scary places for sick children. coming up on news 4, how one long islander has come up with a plan to help kids channel their inner superhero. >> we're tracking showers throughout, heavy at times. we'll have the saturday evening
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don't be down. those rain clouds will soon be clearing. peeks of sunshine on the way. a trip to the hospital for a
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but this morning an unlikely superhero is saving the day and putting their fears at ease. >> it's not a cape but a cover that's making all the difference. >> reporter: two-year-old lena is about to receive i.v. treatment. but this little girl is not afraid thanks to what's inside this briefcase. >> my own personal money, a couple hundred bucks just to get some mockups made. 20-year-old bobby is an inventor. >> it's called i.v. hero. it's a simple paper sleeve but it transformed into super haur powers. >> by putting the i.v. cover over the i.v. we saw tremendous changes.
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their face. >> the children's cancer center learned about bobby's invention and put i.v. hero to the test. >> in all of the patients their mood increased. our pilot study was 100%. >> anything i.v. hero can do to take away from the scary needle, that's great. now it's not just scary medicine. now i'm getting super powers. >> reporter: lena has sickle cell anemia. her parents bring her to the hospital every month for treatment. for the first time bobby witnessed his invention in action. >> hello, nice to meet you.
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i.v. i saw her reaction and i was like wow. just this little thing changed everything just like that. >> reporter: soon 21 new york hospitals will be using i.v. hero to save the day for kids. >> my hope is to get it in every hospital around the nation. >> reporter: on staten island, news 4 new york. >> great to see how they can take an experience that is so scary for kids and help them out there that. great to see the smiles. and raf is smiling. >> we have near 50 today. major changes are coming temperature-wise. really enjoy these temperatures in the 40s, hold onto it while
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a little soggy out there. if you don't want to deal with the rain,just wait a few hours. it will be gone. we're talking about this winter weather potential. we have a winter weather advisory in effect in western ul ulster county. early showers and fog throughout turn into a mild afternoon and a dry one at that. major cold is on the move. we'll take a look at the seven day forecast. it's going to be a rude awakening as we head back to work. we have one more pocket of heavier showers prove moving through portions of northern new jersey. that's probably the last batch of showers, though. out east it's another story.
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for a few more hours. montauk, you have a soaker of a morning. eastern long island, things will be improving for you as well. 43 in hoboken. everyone's above freezing. that's good news. 39 in poe kip see. ughkeepsie. showers linger north and east of new york city. by lunchtime it's dry. shine peeking through the clouds in the afternoon. looks like a nice evening out there, little breezy. temperatures in the 40s around 6:00. tomorrow 8:00 a.m. it starts out dry. tracking a coastal storm. it's going to be just far enough offshore that we don't really
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maybe a few flurries into your monday, martin luther king day. it is cooler but it doesn't get much colder until martin luther king day. then we have gradually moderating temperatures as we head into the middle of next week. stay up to date with the news 4 app. you could see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar and learn how to submit your own weather video. the news 4 new york app for iphone is available in the app store right now. it is official. for the first time in a dozen years the giants have a new head coach. >> john chandler joins us with the big introduction and a whole lot more. >> ben mcadoo didn't travel far
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he says he's used to baptism by fire. he stepped up to the podium endorsed by his quarterback eli manning. was he nervous? probably. he projects a confidence saying the giants will work to reload, not rebuild. >> i like the pressure. this is what you live for. this is the opportunity of a lifetime. it's the capital world. it's the football capital of the world. what could be better than this type of opportunity, this type of pressure. >> he's a smart guy, a tough guy. he's had some great training. i think all those factors led us to believe he was the right guy for the job. >> what do you think your style is going to be like? >> my style? i'm not really worried too much
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i'm going to be myself and be comfortable in my own skin. i'm excited to be head coach. >> not worried about his style as long as he wins. there was relief in the room that tom coughlin passed on the eagles' job. antonio brown is out with a concussion concussion. ben roethlisberger is also listed as questionable. the divisional round starts later today. you could watch the packers and cardinals here on nbc 4. matt harvey has settled on a contract in his first arbitration. their immediate concern in
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lillard connects for three. lillard finished with 33 points. a deep three right there as the nets lose 116-104. they take on the hawks tonight in atlanta. carmelo anthony and listed as questionable for this one. after the break x files alum with your talk stoop. first here's your fandango weekend ticket. >> hey, everybody. there are three new movies opening this weekend. 13 hours, norm of the north and ride along 2. let's see which one's perfect for you. first up 13 hours, the secret soldiers of benghazi. this is a michael bay directed action film based on the true
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security team who defended an american compound in 2012. i was blown away by john kra . next up is norm of the north. this animated film follows a lovable polar bear named norm as he traveled to the big city to save his arctic home. this is perfect for families. and finally ride along 2. this sequel brings back the unlikely cop due o of kevin hart and ice cube. this would be a great pick for you in you like action comedy. now let's see what movies our fandango fans are buzzing about. that's what's happening at the movies this weekend.
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it's 6:24. most famous for her role as agent scully in the x files, gillian anderson. >> i saw that earlier in your career you were in arsenic and old lace, as was i. >> i thought you were going to say i was arrested. >> for what? >> it was trying to grew the lock -- glue the locks of the high school shut on graduation night. >> is that a crime? >> breaking an entering. >> i'm sorry.
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do they get this deep? >> haniball and the fall happening at the same time? >> i'm a small character. i'm a producer on that. >> we all have physical and emotional needs that can only be met by interaction with another person. >> whether it's your character in the fall, playing a psychiatrist or back to your scullyx files, is there one characteristic that you bring with you from your everyday life that made you a better you? >> with the character i play in the fall, in spending time with her i became more accepting of myself and the more complicated aspects of my personality. and at the same time came more
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and sexuality. >> i think about a billion x files fans would agree. >> you can watch talk stoop every sunday at 9:00 p.m. the former child actor who played screech is now behind bars in wisconsin. dustin diamond was convicted of stabbing a man during a bar fight. diamond claims he acted in self-defense. he was also sentenced to 15 months of probation. next, a preview of this weekend's democratic debate.
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warning for pregnant women this morning. why health officials are advising pregnant women to cancel going to the caribbean. >> is there any snow on the way? we'll have a look at your seven
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just about 6:30 here. if you're heading out right now, you're going to notice the roads are going to be a little bit slick. but that's not necessarily going to be the case for the entire day day. >> starting out to be a rainy day. raf? >> it's going to be drying out nicely this afternoon. some rain out there, beneficial this morning. we still need the rain. temperatures are mild enough for plain old rain even deep into the hudson valley. maybe a slight chance for freezing drizzle in places like
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in city island it's 43 degrees for you. 4 1 in white plains. 39 in poughkeepsie. here's a look at your day planner. showers out around right now. we stay in the 40s throughout the day. well above average on this saturday. we're going for a high temperature near 50 degrees, even some sunshine as we head into the afternoon. take a look at the seven day forecast. much colder weather is moving in. we are following a developing story on staten island at this hour. >> police are on the scene of a deadly stabbing. a 31-year-old stabbed her boyfriend to death. that woman has been taken into custody and charges are pending. the couple has two children. no word if they were in the home at the time of that stabbing.
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will be the democrats turn as they go head to head before the votes are cast in iowa. >> hillary clinton in trouble as her poll numbers drop against bernie sanders. we get more from nbc's kristin welker. >> reporter: it's the showdown in south carolina. hillary clinton and bernie sanders set to take the stage sunday in what promises to be the most contentious debate jet. >> secretary clinton voted for the war in iraq. >> reporter: it will be the last time the candidates face off before the critical iowa caucuses with the race now in an unexpected dead heat. clinton's lead in iowa has narrowed to two points. on the tonight show clinton brushed aside her evaporating lead. >> this is not a job to give away. you really do have to work hard for it.
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from 2008? today she argued she's evolved. >> i'm different. you know, i have served as secretary of state. >> reporter: bernie sanders, like obama, has energized young and independent voters. >> let's come out to vote. let us make the political revolution. >> reporter: the candidates are expected to draw sharp battle lines over guns, watt ll street and health care. clinton >> he wants to basically start all over again. >> sanders insists that's not true. >> what we are going to do is move toward one system which expands medicare to cover all people. >> reporter: a sleeper race, now a political thriller. kristin welker, nbc news, charles on the. >> and our own lester holt is
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nbc along with andrea mitchell. ahead of the debate, chuck todd interviews both hillary clinton and bernie sanders on "meet the press." you can catch both of those interviews right here tomorrow morning following our 10:00 a.m. newscast. rescuers resumed their search for 12 marines who disappears when two helicopters collided off of hawaii. high winds and rough surf from made the search very difficult. they >> we did not receive a may day call. the coast guard was notified by a civilian on the beach who had seen the aircraft flying and then saw them disappear, did see a fire ball. >> marine corps pilots say the most dangerous missions are flown at night. at least one south american
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questioning a travel advisory issued by the united states. yesterday u.s. health firm officials said pregnant women should consider cancelling trips to the caribbean. the zika virus is said to be causing birth defects in brazil. it is spread by mosquitos. chipotle is shutting down all of its restaurants for a few hours next month. the chain is holding a national team meeting on food safety. this comes after a string of illnesses at the popular mexican food chain. and it's time for our weekly transit alert. this one is for anyone traveling to travel the bayonne bridge.
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until 8:00 sunday morning. during the week the bridge is going to be closed from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 in the afternoon and overnight. last season's harsh winter delayed things so they are trying to catch up. this project could take three years. and if you take the subway this weekend, check your train ahead of time. see all these lines? yes, alphabet soup there. there are service changes on each and every one of them over the next couple of days. and crews are going to be doing construction work as part of an effort to update the tracks and signal systems for your safety. for information on your trains go to
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they're keeping their jobs and no plans to buy a new house. yesterday the couple is $528 million richer. they split the jackpot with two others. they do have some plans for the money. they're going to pay off their mortgage and help their daughter. >> when we bought the tickets our first priority was to pay her student loans off. we just wanted a little piece of the pie. now, i'm real grateful that we got the big piece of the pie. the other winners in california and florida have yet to come forward. credit where credit is due to the folks at the today show. good for them. they seem like very nice people. >> they do seem nice.
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dog to the news conference. that's a family. still to come on this saturday morning, speaking of dogs, a daring dog rescue out in new jersey. how first responders came to the aid of a four-legged pup trapped in the ice. >> we'll get an update on the rain we're seeing here today. raphael miranda with a check of the forecast. it's changing a bit.
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. well, the temperaiore is nice. it's 43. >> yeah. and the day is improving. it's raining right now. it's not a washout of a weekend at all. tomorrow is going to be a pretty nice day. today is a nice day. that's it. >> when does it start to get cold? monday? >> monday. tomorrow we're dealing with temperatures in the 30s. monday and tuesday, that's when temperatures are below average. that's when you're really
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it's that wind and cold combination. we're getting a bit of winter finally. no major storms but some occasional cold. that's what winter is supposed to feel like. early showers and fog clearing out. mild this afternoon. temperatures well into the 40s. there is major cold coming as we head back to work and also for martin luther king day. lighter showers in the hudson valley. we have this one last push of moderate rain in some spots heading into places like essex county, new jersey, orange, bloomfield and jersey city, you're going to be seeing the rain move back in over the next half hour. picking up in intensity. it's dying in intensity over eastern long island. temperatures on long island in the 40s. yeah, this is a great start for a january morning. 43 in valley stream.
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in monticello. let's take a look at what it's going to feel like throughout the weekend. today is mild all day long, temperatures in the 40s. a much cooler start to your sunday. windchill values in the 30s. it's more of a january feel for your sunday. windchills down into the single digits north and west of town on monday. you're waking up to martin luther king day in the teens across much of the state. already watching the rain moving on out over the next couple of hours. that's good news. by 12:00 nice and dry. it's a pleasant afternoon throughout. keeping it dry through the overnight and even into your sunday. we have a storm that's going to pass offshore.
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39 for your high tomorrow. sunday and monday overnight down to the 20s. windchills in the teens. and it's cold and windy on tuesday with windchills again in the single digits and teens. you want to stay up to date with all these changes on the news 4 new york app. you could see the latest forecast, use our interactive radar and learn how to submit your own weather video. the app for iphone is available in the app store right now. a couple of efighters in new jersey risked their own lives to save a drowning dog. we have the dramatic video. look at this rescue. crawling out onto the ice to rescue that six month old german shepherd puppy in west millford. firefighters wouldn't give up even after the dog bit them. he did. he was scared.
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the poor law school baby is ittle baby is frozen. after the break, inside a bilingual revival, taking a humorous approach to a serious subject. and how to keep your pet's
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back at 6:46. alcoholics anonymous play getting critical acclaim at a local theater. >> this is a public affairs presentation from news 4 new york. visiones. >> its roots go back to just after prohibition, helping millions fight at diction. a play shows the often humorous
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here to explain is playwright dr. samuel shen. the play ran in 2007 and a 2013. what's different about this production? >> this production is, first of all, it's binational with three actors are koes from costa rica and three from new york. >> sofia tell me a little bit about your role. >> i play lois. basically my role is all about what she struggles during his alcoholism. and how she decides to stay with him even though the situation they both are in are so difficult for you. >> right. you said he founded the
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tell me why are you doing this now in spanish. >> well the director at the soho playhouse came to me after our yearlong run and said i've got a good idea. everybody love this is play. you don't have to have anything to do with alcoholics to love it. he came to me and he said hey, i've got an idea, why don't we start knit it in costa rica and bring to the u.s. in spanish. >> do you feel it's important for all of alcoholics anonymous to get the message out there? >> yes. the latino community has huge problems like every other community with alcohol.
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groups in all the world that use aa and nor arcotics anonymous. >> from our experience on this previous show i've been able to see how impacting the story is, either for people who have been through alcoholism and even people who have not. >> it's interesting how the two came together in the production. nyu medical center is backing this play. why a medical center backing a stage play? >> never happened before. i used to be at harvard. wouldn't have happened there. i went to bob grossman the dean and ceo and i said, i think that nyu should have its name on this play where it goes and it should use it as an initiative to talk about alcoholism and its treatment. and he said, yes. >> and here we are.
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30th and people can get tickets. it's at the soho playhouse. thank you so much. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> this is a public affairs
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it's that time of the morning to see what's coming up on weekend today. >> we're talking politics and the race that nobody could have predicts. hillary clinton facing a stiff challenge from bernie sanders. we'll have it all live for you from the campaign trail. also, everything you need to know about what to do with your money after a very rough week on wall street. >> plus, we were along for the ride with a tennessee couple who won the powerball.
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with them as they went to collect that $327 million prize. big changes in store for sesame street. they move into their new neighborhood this morning. >> exciting stuff. pat and gus, you should come over and say hi. >> if you won the powerball, i'm sure the first thing you would do is call the "today" show, right? >> absolutely. i'd call them and tell them i wouldn't be in. >> well played. >> all right, guys. always next time. appreciate it. 6:53, time for this morning's pet profile. bad breath and your pets. nancy is here to explain what your pet's breath could indicate about his or her health.
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of the more arduous tasks for a pet owner. we over tried over the years. never goes particularly well. >> the thing to do is get them used to it when they're young. if they're older and not used to it, start off slowly and gently. put gauze around a finger and start off just a little bit at a time. >> what do you use for it, a toothbrush? >> they have a special toothbrush for dogs or cats that wrap around your finger. they have special tooth paste. >> little dogs their teeth get slimy as they get older. >> they tend to get more tartar and plaque, the smaller breeds. keep an eye on their teeth, make sure they're getting clean.
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that, you have to start getting used to surgery. >> should we be concerned about the lifted leg here? >> we have the swiffer on stand standby. >> there's normal bad breath that you know. and then when it gets really bad and has a foul odor to it, it could be a sign of a serious medical condition. go to the vet and have them check the teeth and get a little cleaning while you're there. >> who is this? >> we have a pomeranian available at biscuits and baths tomorrow.
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>> and this dog i don't think we fully appreciate just how tall he is. he's built on stilts here. look at the legs on this guy. >> he is two years old. his name is mike. he is a yorkie mix. this is an affectionate, lively pup. if you're looking for an exercise partner, this one is going to need brisk walks. just two years old. still a puppy. so affectionate. loves to sit on your lap. >> and he's available? >> at 58th and first at biscuits and bath. we're having an adoption event there tomorrow. >> learn more on final check of your weekend forecast.
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before we go here, raf says it's going to be drying out. >> getting better as the day goes on. mild, temperatures in the 40s right now. going for a high of 49 degrees. we may even see some sunshine by the afternoon. overnight tonight, partly cloudy down to 33. sunday, tomorrow is cooler and dry, a high of 39 degrees. then it gets cold sunday night into monday, maybe a few flurries. no major snow on the horizon. but a high of only 30 on monday. windchills in the single digits and teens all day on monday. same story on tuesday. by thursday and friday, temperatures closer to
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