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out the side door. we went out. we heard a car horn blaring and someone realized there was a gas tank on fire. >> reporter: police are not sure if the suspect is wearing an explosive, so they sent in a robot. >> we'll use the robot to manipulate his body. one thing we want to manipulate is that hand that's still inside of his pocket. we don't know if that's on a trigger switch of sorts. the robot does a lot of things for us. >> reporter: the building was evacuated and as it was, employees saw a car on fire in the parking lot. investigators don't know if the car fire is related to the suspect. >> this was a rag inside of the gas tank area of the vehicle. it was no type of explosion, no type of bomb detonated at any time. >> reporter: the suspect was shot and wounded by a police sniper and was conscious and talking, but still not cooperating with police. they eventually got him to the hospital.
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really scary scenario. the fact they had to use a he -- a robot. they were worried he might have explosives. steve: there people are facing marriage fraud charges. prosecutors say one participated in a sham marriage and the other two lied under oath to obtain immigration benefits. none is charged in connection with the shootings where farook and his wife killed 14 people. both were killed in a gun battle with police. dari: the nypd police commissioner met with secretary of homeland security jeh johnson met today. they talked about protecting new york city at a terrorism conference. >> we have evolved from simply matters of terrorist-directed attacks, like the one that occurred almost 15 years ago
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that includes terrorist-inspired and terrorist-enabled attacks. dari: the conference goes through tomorrow. steve: top aides to mayor de blasio have been ordered to appear in court. dari: linda schmidt is here with the mayor's response to the growing scrutiny into his campaign fundraising. >> reporter: it just continues to grow every day. first of all, the mayor says he is feeling fine about the dual investigations into his campaign fundraising practices. in the meantime, the mayor's office and three of his closest political allies have been subpoenaed. he answered a couple of questions about that today. >> there's an investigation going on. we're going to fully cooperate with that investigation. we look forward to the speedy conclusion of it. we'll fully cooperate. >> reporter: mayor de blasio continues to say that he and his political allies did not break any campaign finance laws. the u.s. attorney's office and the manhattan district attorney have subpoenaed the mayor's office, not the mayor himself, but his office.
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mayor was chief political aide. the mayor's top fundraiser, and consulting firm bolen rosen that works on the mayor's political campaigns. investigators are probing if the mayor and his allies broke campaign contribution laws to further his agenda, specifically to aid state senate democratic candidates in 2014. in addition, whether labor unions, real estate developers and others made large donations in exchange for special treatment in their business with the city. >> as i've said many times, we hold ourselves to the highest standard of integrity. everything we've done from the beginning is legal and appropriate. >> reporter: a report from the state board of elections last week accused the mayor and his close political allies of being willful and flagrant in evading campaign contribution limits. this attorney is a former assistant district attorney and a fox news legal analyst. he says there should not be a
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>> mayor de blasio has a pretty defined sense of what the rules of the game are. so -- as sexy as the story may be and as headline grabbing as it is, i think everyone should give pause before anyone jumps to any conclusions. >> reporter: by the way, the attorney also points out that because somebody has been subpoenaed doesn't mean that they have to talk to authorities. they can invoke their 5th amendment rights. so even though those three people in addition to others, they may never say anything. steve: keep quiet. lots of pressure on them. >> reporter: another sign of how disliked senator ted cruz is in washington. while he campaigns in indiana, john boehner unloaded on him in california. he called him lucifer in the flesh, saying he never worked with a more miserable person in his life. he also says he would vote for trump but not cruz. dari: and, and, and reports say a number of senate and house republicans are now warming up
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the gop nominee. senator majority whip john cornyn, who once feared his candidacy, now says trump could change the electoral map, putting states in play for republicans that have never been before. john kasich is campaigning in oregon. the alliance may be a little looser today when cruz refused to rule out campaigning in oregon. at the time, kasich's chief strategist tweeted out, quote, i can't stand liars. now he's calling him a liar. that lying ted thing. steve: on the democratic side, while bernie sanders was at perdue university, he was cutting staff. he laid off 200 workers from states which have held primaries. it's a sign that his campaign is winding down. he insists he's staying in the race until the convention to have a say in building the platform.
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tinsel town through march 31st. she has received more than $8 million in donations from the holed holed -- hollywood crowd. george clooney brought in 15 million. bernie sanders has raised over a million from the entertainment industry. the nypd says there is more heroin on the streets than ever before. dari: the epidemic is the focus of this week's street soldiers. lisa evers here with a preview. hello. >> reporter: hello, steve and dari. you don't see them dying on the streets and in most cases you don't find them dealing in the open, but our investigation reveals we're in the worst drug crisis new york city has ever seen no matter how you cut illustrate. -- cut it. >> one major drug raid after another. police and the feds busting up rings selling everything from pills to crack and heroin. including the largest ever gang
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i went to the head of the new york dea for answers. >> last year in new york, we seized over a thousand kilos of heroin. new york is ground zero. >> he showed me a fraction of the heroin that's been confiscated and will be destroyed and burned once the cases are closed. a kilo goes for 50 to $70,000. once it's cut and packaged, each little bag goes for 6 to $10. the profit is mind-boggling. in the millions. >> the cartels have flooded the market. heroin is cheaper now than it has ever been and it's potent. >> reporter: hunt tells me the majority of city heroin is smuggled across the porous mexican border in stuffed animals, shoes, clothing, even candy, and driven to the city just like it's fruit or furniture. >> it's the big way for the heroin to come up and the money
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a lot of them are outfitted with heated compartments. >> reporter: once packaged at a heroin mill, the individual envelopes are stamped with brand names as a marketing tool. but there's no shortage of demand. >> probably 80 percent of new users started with prescription drugs, percocet, oxycodone, hydrocodone hydrocodone. >> reporter: i spoke with bridget brennan who handles big drug cases like a $5 million bust in a mill located on a quiet recently street, a disturbing trend. >> i've never seen an epidemic like this. it cuts across every neighborhood, every demographic. it cuts across new york city everywhere and then it spreads. >> reporter: the city health department tells us drug overdose deaths increased more than 10 percent in 2015 with a 15 to 24-year-old age group the
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what can be done? that's what we're discussing on the next episode of "street soldiers." we will have a former nypd undercover officer, a hip-hop artist and medical doctor. that's saturday at 10:30 after the news at 10:00. steve: so young. dari: it really is. uber customers are being put on the clock. steve: joe shows us how the ride-sharing service is fighting back against riders who keep drivers waiting. >> reporter: time is money. that's the message out of uber. they're piloting two new policies, encouraging passengers to be on time for their rides. uber's web site reads ready anywhere anytime, but today their message to riders is we're ready to go anywhere, but you better be on time. the ride-sharing giant announced two new policies encouraging punctual punctuality for customers. once you get the notification
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minutes later the meter goes on. we spoke to uber drivers who were happy with the news. >> that's very good thing for drivers. >> uber is saying they're trying to make it more friendly for drivers. do you think they're doing that? >> they want to make up because they lowered the price. they want to make it better. i have no problem. >> reporter: some riders received an alert, warning them to only request when you're ready. the passengers we talked to were pretty split on the issue. >> anytime they spend waiting on you is money out of their pocket. with the app and technology, you know when they'll be there. you have the time. it's all about being responsible. >> that's ridiculous. i don't think that's fair. i think i would be more inclined to take avia where they'll wait and not charge. >> i'd rather pay than wait 10, 15 minutes trying to get a cab. >> reporter: uber is testing the program in four areas, new york, new jersey, dallas and phoenix. now the company that calls
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just got a little pricier for us procrastinators. steve: seems fair to me. ladies who lunch is probably something you associate with real housewives. dari: as alison morris shows us, it is a phrase that dates back to the 1800's and a landmark new york city restaurant. steve: and long time friends who started one of the city's
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dari: yes, we've all heard of the term ladies who lunch. it's all thanks apparently to a restaurant that's right here in the city. steve: alison morris is here now to tell us about the original power lunch, which goes back further than you think. >> reporter: who thought the power lunch dated back to the 19th century. it's unbelievable. if you walk into any new york city restaurant at lunchtime these days, you'll see women networking, interviewing and talking business. they can thank a group of women in the 1860s who fought back when they were denied the right to dine. >> new york is a city of opportunity, so there are a lot of firsts having to do with women's history that happened right here. >> reporter: one of those firsts celebrated this month at dell monaco's in the financial district. the first restaurant to serve women independent of men in april of 1868.
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be out and about unchaperoned. the women who were were thought to be prostituted and generally they were. it was very ground-breaking for the restaurant to open a separate room for women to dine alone. >> reporter: it started because women were refused the right to attend an all male press club lunch. >> there was a banquet for charles dickens and women wanted to attend. the press club said no. you're a woman. you're not allowed to attend. the organizer of the club was a woman. she was very, very upset about that. she approached the restaurant and asked them would they be willing to host a separate luncheon club just for women? >> reporter: that was april 20th, 1868. 148 years later, they're serving the same dishes it offered that day and on menus throughout the 1800's. >> it was a sea trout with a
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and roasted asparagus with sauce and shaved black truffles. >> reporter: today it considers itself a lunch and dinnertime destination for a host of powerful women. >> jodie foster was here directing a movie, dined with us many, many days after the movie was wrapped. we've had amy schumer recently. we had whoopi goldberg dine with us and did a piece on the view. >> reporter: it's played home to a long list of firsts. >> we were the first restaurant. we were the first restaurant to have tablecloths and a wine list, first restaurant to have a menu. we also have the first place of a lot of the american classics. we created the delmonico steak, lots of firsts. >> reporter: it is astounding.
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eating there is like dining in a museum. another incredible upcoming first for the new york historical society. valerie paily will be the head of the new women's center. it will be the first of its kind in the entire country set to open in march of 2017. i can't believe there aren't centers for the study of women's history. dari: it's weird. there are women study departments at universities and centers in universities. >> reporter: they have tried. dari: it sounds extremely antiquated and bizarre. >> reporter: new york is changing that. steve: let's talk about the weather. kind of gloomy. nick: the sun gave way to clouds this afternoon. we'll struggle to get over 59, 60 degrees. we stopped at 59 for the high. 48 the low this morning. definitely a little below average on the high temperatures numbers. in the next couple of days, it will stay cool. we won't see a great deal of sun
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that will be it for a while. 90 and 34 in the records. no rain yet in the park, but it is just about on top of us. sunrise 5:56 tomorrow morning. we'll still have clouds and light rain or drizzle. cloudy, 55. humidity is dry with a dew point of 38. it's going to take a while for the rain to reach through. winds out of the south at 12. the pressure is 30.02 and falling. you can see that we have rain all around the area, particularly eastern pennsylvania. a pretty good downpour there south of scranton and north of trenton. this is advancing slowly northward. we'll take a look at the wider view on fox 5 sky guardian. rather cool day by middle of april standards. we hit 60 at poughkeepsie. that was it. upper 50s the rest of north jersey. mid 50s at the jersey shore. also on the eastern end of long island. 58 as you get towards islip and now the temps holding around the 50-degree mark. 60s at the hudson valley region. 58 sussex. middle 50s in the city.
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to belmar and 49 at allentown. we're down four to eight degrees from this time yesterday. wind has been all over the place. more of an east-southeast wind. going to see an easterly wind overnight and heading into tomorrow. here's fox 5 sky guardian 3-d. you can see the rain initially trying to get in here is evaporating. we'll see more of the rain come through this evening with light rain and it's more spotty as you get off to the south and west. not going to have a lot of rain tonight or again as we head into tomorrow. just spotty light rain or drizzle. more will be into the afternoon as this storm dives off to the south and keeps us in an onshore flow. clouds tomorrow. 40s out the door door. better chance of clouds or light rain heading into the afternoon. 52 at lunchtime. 56 is the best we'll do tomorrow. there goes the system off to the south, keeping that onshore flow in play.
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through the -- sun will break through the clouds but not a lot. it's going to rain again on sunday. clouds, rain or drizzle first half of the night. lower to middle 40s everywhere you go. tomorrow, clouds, rain and drizzle, most in the afternoon. we stop at 56. sun and clouds, 60 on saturday. back to 55 as the rain returns on sunday. still showery monday, 59. better tuesday, wednesday. mid and upper 60s. showers may return by thursday. so kind of -- steve: a slow slog to better. fair enough. thank you. behind the scenes at one of the hottest fashion houses. dari: they're really hot and really cute. the inspiration behind parker designs. >> you guys really are a fantastic duo. your comedic timing spot on. your instincts. you're like laurel and hardy. >> we have a great time. >> i laugh. it is a circus literally. >> it can be a freak show.
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>> a very important thing about you two that the viewer needs to know how hard you guys work. >> we love it, though. it looks like it's a big lark, but a lot goes into it. >> the bottom line is this, you have to be well read. you have to be well connected. we have had some incredible news makers on our show. there's lots of times before we go on the air, we're calling contact people, trying to see if we can get them on the show. you never know who will be roaming on "good day new york" to talk to us. >> you never know what we're going to ask. what did andy warhol say? 15 minutes of fame for everybody.
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"good day new york". steve: a fashion label known for its unparalleled sense of style is based here in the city. dari: adorable son. simone boyce is here with a look at parker's. >> fashion week when it came around, maybe the flashy runway shows are outdated. that's why parker does things differently. they focused on affordable pieces and selling straight to the stores. if you've wondered what makes a fashion label successful, here's a taste.
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niche among the competition. parker is known for their feminine dresses. we're getting a behind the scenes look of how it began in their new york showroom. >> this is the humble beginnings. >> reporter: that's the blouse that started it all for parker's founders. >> we always knew we wanted to do something together. so, yeah, eight years ago we came upon parker. it was right during the recession. the prices were right under everybody else. so it's great to see that it started from that to where we are now. >> this was our very first dress. this is what put us on the map. >> reporter: now their vibrant prints decorate the racks in bloomingdales and sax fifth avenue. >> stores bought it up. >> they continue to expand parker's range with beach wear.
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spring coverups, which is a new addition. parker beach. so you have here this beautiful embroidery. >> reporter: and black tie pieces for prom and beyond. >> so now it gives us an opportunity to do these really glamorous going to the red carpet carpet. you're looking at the start of the fall design process. >> reporter: i've always wondered, do always designers in the fashion world get together and decide what the trends are going to be? >> no. you would think because how does everybody know what the trends are? it's just out there. it's -- it evolves slowly. >> as friends of 18 years turned co-founders, their partnership defies all fashion stereotypes and that is by design. how many times do you yell at each other in a week? >> never. >> never.
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amazing thing. we're both scorpios. maybe that's it. steve: oh, scorpios. whoa. >> reporter: maybe that's why you're fans. dari: maybe that's why i love them. >> reporter: i was in their office. i didn't hear any stereotypical fashion world yelling, screaming. that relationship i think works. dari: hilarious. thank you. thank you. all right. searching for answers in prince's death. steve: what investigators are doing to make sure potential
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dari: new reports that prescription drugs were found at prince's paisley park home when he died. law enforcement sources told multiple news outlets the painkillers were found, but it wasn't clear if they had been prescribed for prince. an autopsy was performed friday, but results are not expected back for several weeks. long time friends have claimed that the super star suffered from hip and knee problems and took percocet for years. steve: investigators have gotten a search warrant together for prince's paisley park estate. dari: tmz executive producer harvey levin joins us now with
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you all have been way out there ahead of everybody else. what do you know? >> well, we know that the police got a search warrant to look at -- to go into and search his home in paisley park and it is very interesting. what we're being told is this is a broad search for all sorts of things, including medical information, doctors and pharmacy names, drugs, correspondence, prescriptions, and what is really interesting is they don't want this made public. they said to the judge, please seal the reasons for this because we're afraid if it gets released, it's going to compromise the investigation and it would cause other searches to become unsuccessful. to me what that means is everything we've seen is they are on the trail of percocet prescriptions and they don't want doctors and pharmacies tampering with or taking evidence out of the various places of business.
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the way it is and the judge said we will keep that secret. steve: it's interesting. it's going to be hard to preserve the crime scene when it's inside the compounds meant to keep fans out. you've got to wonder what the police will have access to. >> well, steve, i will say this, this is not the only search warrant that's going to be served. we're told they're looking elsewhere. we reported that prince went to a walgreens near his home four times in the seven days before he died. clearly at some point they're going to want to go in there and look at his prescription history. we're told this has been going on since before 2009 that he has been having huge problems with percocet. i don't think they'll have trouble finding the various people, if it's multiple people, that prescribed it and pharmacies that may have filled it. steve: probably a lot of doctors sort of nervous. good update. we appreciate it. thank you. dari: thank you. for years, service dogs have
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battle against post-traumatic stress disorder. steve: some experts are questioning how effective they are. here's liz dahlem. >> reporter: charles hernandez doesn't go anywhere without his service dog valor. >> come on. >> reporter: the six-year-old great dane-lab mix helps him deal with ptsd. he served in iraq after 9/11. >> he let me know we're safe and protected. he does things no medical doctor can do for me. >> the department of veteran affairs is trying to determine effectiveness of service dogs for vets suffering from post-traumatic stress. if you ask him, there's no need for a study. >> stays right in front of me, blocking. he sits there in front of me to let me know. >> reporter: valor learned to become a service dog at ecad in
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>> i say shelby. behind. cover. >> reporter: they train service dogs every year. >> up. get the light. look. that's it. look. light. that's it. light. that's it. yes, boy. >> reporter: she believes the money used for the study should go to the vets. >> i think the dogs are a tool, like therapy. so the dog doesn't eliminate them from going to therapy. it helps them get to therapy. >> reporter: dogs go through extensive training for eight to 10 months, then off with their new owners. shelby is set to graduate in june. ben took vixen home five months ago. as soon as she hears this alarm, she reminds ben to take his medication. >> she means everything to me. >> reporter: we asked the v.a. why it's doing the study. a spokesperson said in part, quote, congress requested the
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determine benefits or risks. the study will wrap up in 2018. >> i'm not upset by the study. no. i'm waiting for the results. they'll help everybody, good, bad, whatever. come. come. >> reporter: some critics believe it's been set up to fail so the v.a. doesn't have to foot the bill for veterinary visits. the agency is responsible for roughly $1.4 million a year to cover bills for service dogs like valor. no matter the results, vixen, russell and valor, along with the soon to be graduates, will keep doing their job, just as these veterans did, leaving no man or woman behind. >> it's hard to put in words. he saved my life. >> reporter: liz dahlem, fox 5 news. steve: first they told us not to
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now the service dogs. i don't know. >> a daycare in hamilton heights back in service. dari: antwan lewis was there as the center reopened. >> reporter: this class reunion was a year in the making until thursday afternoon, these preschoolers pretty much had nowhere to go. >> we already had 75 children waiting for -- who we asked. >> reporter: the daycare is getting back to the business of caring for kids. the first dominican founded daycare in new york city, for 30 years it was inside this building in hamilton heights but was forced to move last year when they lost their contract effectively shutting them down, a crushing blow to this proud latino community who relied on them to care for the future generations. >> after school program closed completely.
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>> reporter: the families and communities rallied together, never giving up. >> we are securing money out of the city council, close to a million dollars, to keep them operating and get them in a new home so they can provide this great service to families all over this neighborhood. >> it's an iconic daycare in this neighborhood. they score really well in the application before the city. somehow they were left out for a bigger group. i'm glad they found a nice space and the parents can go to work feeling good they're leaving their kids in excellent hands. >> reporter: an investment to insure when the parents need a hand, there's a family one available. antwan lewis, fox 5 news. dari: well, talk about taking the long way up. the charity race to the top of one world trade and one hero's personal reasons for running. steve: plus the amazing survival story of this little girl who
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steve: a hero of 9/11 will be among the hundreds of runners racing up one world trade center next month. dari: here the struggles he had
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home to ladder 1, the framed works on the wall are history, a sign of the force of a tower collapse, its imprint on ladder 1 and the shoes that had to be filled after the loss. >> for us, it's a reminder of our job and what we do and what these guys sacrificed. >> reporter: the captain needs no reminders himself. 9/11 was a day he had off, but hearing of an emergency, he jumped into his personal vehicle and bolted towards the world trade center. by the time the second tower collapsed, he would never see some of his friends again. this year's tunnel to towers climb honors siller, whose family foundation focuses on supporting servicemen and first responders. >> it is to raise money to build homes for the returning servicemen that need help and, you know, that's a great thing.
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that has to do with 9/11 can be a difficult personal memory. that includes participating in events that have to do with the day. for the captain, it took 15 years to get to the point to participate. last year he emerged running the race in honor of his mentor from when he was a rookie, captain billy burke. this year he will continue participating. overseeing a busy unit in the shadow of the world trade, it isn't easy but it is something he and others in his company do for the right reasons. >> some days i have trouble with it. and some days i'm okay. but the thing that keeps me going is i know if it happened again, i would do it again. >> reporter: as for the race, the 22 year fdny veteran will have to work harder. the climb was 90 stories last year. with the world trade center tower completed, it's 102 flights to the finish line. >> those extra 12 floors, do they matter? >> they matter.
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when i crossed the finish line, i wasn't going another flight. no way. >> reporter: if you're in one of the several high-rises served by ladder 1, you may see the good captain practicing after a call in a stairwell near you. maybe a nod would help him keep moving. arthur chi'en, fox 5 news. steve: incredible stuff. a baby girl born way ahead of schedule has beaten the odds. the birthday party the hospital threw for a baby girl one year after she was born weighing
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all day and all night. dari: fox 5 health news. as the weather gets warmer, you probably find yourself wanting more water to drink. but how much should you really be drinking every day? steve: joining us, lisa drayar. 11-1/2 cups of water. 100 ounces? >> right. the institute of medicine basically recommends 91 ounces
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for women and a little more for men. 125 ounces or 15-1/2 cups each day for men. however, we're referring to total fluid intake. we're talking about water but other beverages and water-rich foods like fruits and vegetables and soup. in fact, our plain water intake contributes about 30 percent of our total fluid intake according to a new study. the good news is we're pretty much meeting our fluid needs. steve: i feel we get shamed about not drinking enough water. you're saying we get there. >> i recommend eight eight ounce glasses of plain water. other beverages contain calories. it can lead to weight gain over time. i think 64 ounces of plain water is a good rule of thumb for most people. sedentary may require less. more active people more. even nursing women require more. they require about 13 cups of
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i think the 64 ounces of plain water is a good guideline for most people. dari: i must be doing well. i got up during the commercial break. is there such a thing as drinking too much? >> you can. i think a lot of people who are sedentary and knew water recommendations started drinking a lot of water. but this really pertains to marathon runners. they need more water because there is the risk -- even marathon runners may experience this if they don't replace with electrolytes. they need sodium-rich beverages. most people -- [indiscernible - talking over one another] steve: when we're taking about metabolism, water is a big help. >> that's right. when we're talking about metabolism boosters, water is beneficial. those who drink eight glasses a day do have faster metabolisms
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cold water may be beneficial. it's thought the body burns calories when it brings the water up to the internal temperature. caffeine is also a metabolism booster. we don't count it towards the 64 ounces, but if you're looking to give yourself a little push when it comes to weight loss or exercise performance, caffeinated beverages count. and green tea. dari: what's confusing about that is water -- coffee is dehydrating. >> technically it's not dehydrating. it does cause water loss, but it doesn't result in dehydration. dari: really? >> that's been disproven. steve: it used to be you'd have to leave out the water from coffee. that didn't count. now it's better to have that as opposed to nothing. >> i would still focus on 64 ounces of plain water, but feel free to treat yourself to your morning joe if that's what you enjoy. you may have some metabolism benefits.
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steve: we appreciate it. thank you very much. let's talk about the weather. we're kind of stuck in an early april-type pattern. nick: it is. sometimes we get in these patterns this time of year. it's going to be an extended period of cooler weather. not going to see a lot of rain, but there will be some. we have a batch coming through this evening and another batch tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow night and sunday will be a pretty good chance of seeing rain in the area. it's been in the upper 50s for highs in most of the area today. in fact, even going up to albany, it's 58 there. 51 at buffalo. mid 50s williamsport to pittsburgh. 56 philly down to washington, d.c. we see rain in the area. a cluster from scranton to sussex and more off to the south here. trying to get into the city, but the air is so dry, a lot of it is evaporating before it hits the ground. going out this evening, have the umbrella.
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overspreads the region. you can see it's a swath of rain from extending offshore back into south of buffalo. it will be lifting through as time goes along. becomes intermittent and showery. these are showers scattered across parts of west virginia and to ohio. a bit of light rain or drizzle the first half of the night. then we get a break in the action. the temperatures will be chilly and the wind coming out of the east. heading into the mid 40s. now 49 at montauk and belmar at 47. still 55 in the city. the only 60 degree reading is at poughkeepsie. otherwise, middle to upper 50s across the area. southeast to easterly wind. mostly an easterly wind with a storm center that's going to pass off to our south. we'll keep that easterly wind in the forecast tomorrow. the system is right about here. we'll be sliding in that direction. this time of year, wind comes off the ocean. it stays rather cool.
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we'll be talking about another round of rain coming in for likely tomorrow, mostly in the afternoon into the first part of tomorrow night. notice the temperatures tomorrow. mid to upper 50s at best. in the 50s back to chicago. it is still 80s across the south and southeastern states. denver, 35 tomorrow. back to 70 as you get to los angeles. let's get into the futurecast. we'll watch what we have as far as any showers tonight. you'll see them, light rain, especially the first part of the night. tomorrow, clouds around. spotty light rain or drizzle. the sky may try to brighten up here and there. here's the time stamp, 1:00 in the afternoon. here comes the next batch of rain. into the later afternoon and the first part of friday night. saturday, that's the day i have the highest hopes to see some sun. notice again it's kind of some sun getting through the clouds here and there, but already the next system will be on its way from the ohio valley. that's going to bring the rain in on sunday. it's generally middle 40s tonight. clouds around.
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especially the first half of the night as the wind comes out of the east at 5 to 10. tomorrow, clouds, cool, in the middle 50s. a little rain and drizzle in the afternoon into tomorrow night. sun and clouds saturday. 60. rain back for sunday. only in the middle 50s. and looks like we'll see more scattered showers on monday. sun tuesday and wednesday in the 60s and back to 67 on thursday with another shot at showers. steve: fair enough. nick: nothing too crazy but nothing too great. steve: a one-year-old girl has a big reason to celebrate. she's been beating the odds since birth. dari: this is wild. lidia curanaj takes us to her birthday bash. >> reporter: beautiful baby tamaya is happy and healthy. happy birthday to you >> reporter: there's a good reason why she's celebrating her first birthday here at the children's hospital in valhalla. her mother feared this wonderful
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>> she had a 20 percent chance of living and that don't expect too much. but she's here. >> reporter: she is one of the lightest babies to ever survive here in new york state. she was born four months early and spent six months in the neonatal intensive care unit. this is the director of the unit here. >> we're truly growing people. she was 265 grams when she was born, which is 9.6 ounces. she gained eight times her weight by the time she left the hospital. >> reporter: by the time she left the hospital, she weighed eight pounds. doctors say high tech technology saved her life, but so did something as simple as breast milk. her mother was unable to breast-feed. the hospital used donated milk. >> she was exclusively breast milk fed from birth, which does a lot to improve immune function, prevent consequences.
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right on target for her age, but doctors say she may be advanced and will likely grow up to be a healthy adult. >> reporter: isn't she the most adorable baby you've ever seen? she really loved being the center of attention. to give you perspective on how tiny she was when she was born, she was nine ounces. that's about the weight of two iphones just like this one. it's really just a miracle she survives. steve: it's incredible how far they came. it wasn't that long ago under a pound didn't make it. amazing to see those advances. dari: she's so adorable and responsive. it is so encouraging for any other parents dealing with that right now. thanks so much for bringing that to us. we will see you tonight at 10:00. steve: here's ernie with what's coming up at 6:00. >> thank you very much. we have a lot to talk about. distracted driving. it's a problem that's getting even worse. now there's a new idea to fix
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your phone. we'll explain that with a live guest. and did you ever think about it costs $4 to buy a food cart hotdog? the cost of running the carts coming up next at 6:00. i remember when time warner cable was just on tv. now i can watch it live anywhere. if time warner cable can change,
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ernie: it is thursday night. good evening. i'm ernie anastos. we thank you very much for joining us tonight. we begin this evening with a big problem for our country that's only getting worse. distracted driving. but now there might be a new tool to help fix things. dan bowens is in lower manhattan to tell us more about this. good evening, dan. >> reporter: the dangers of distracted driving have been well documented. you take your eyes off the road for a few seconds and studies show that texting makes an accident or crash 23 times more likely. now, as new york lawmakers passed new legislation trying to get a handle on this thing,
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technology. technology. >> it's a terrible problem. six times more dangerous than driving while drunk and two-thirds of adults do it. >> reporter: this is the ceo of a tech company that could give law enforcement a new tool when it comes to distracted driving. it's called the textalyzer. >> you connect to the device and determine whether the person was, in fact, texting or instant messaging or if they were actively hitting the phone with the screen and touching it. >> reporter: new york lawmakers introduced a bill intended to crack down on texting while driving. felix ortiz says this is the key. >> why do we have to wait so long when we have the technology in place to actually verify if the cell phone was used at the moment of the accident or the crash? >> reporter: supporters insist


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