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>> pierre: we have a cameraman down here. we have a cameraman down. one second, "doc." you got him. you got him? okay. you got him. sorry, gentlemen. can't get my head setoff. >> mike: little consolation, but he is in good hands with don delnegro nearby. that's a game trooper hanging in there. >> eddie: the difference would be in that area of the bench and the normal setting of the arena in the national hockey league, you have the dividers with the glass with a bit of cover where pierre is standing now with the cameraman with nowhere to hide there. >> mike: pete is the gamer who now appears had a cut and some
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pain. getting tended to. the game goes on with the canadiens ahead 4-1. 25 seconds to go in the power play. around behind for fleischmann. loses to ferraro. and back. the last seven of the penalty kill. one shot on goal for montreal. pressure not on them. thrown by mcquaid. off spooner. guided across to petry. battled on near krug. jabbed on by gallagher. comes to krug again who hands to seidenberg. and back down and on goal. and held by condon.
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max pacioretty has enlarged the montreal lead to three goals here in period three. my plans while i'm sleeping. you'll never get my plans while i'm sleeping. (whispering) because i'm never sleeping. vo: boom beach. download for free. something we'll show you.. through small things.
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big things. and spur of the moment things. sheraton. ♪ >> mike: time now for the bridgestone performance moment: >> eddie: the very end of the second period. ryan spooner settles the puck down. allows mike condon without a stick to move right to left.
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make an incredible save. you see the numbers have gotten higher and better as this game has gone on. >> mike: learned yesterday morning he would be the starting goaltender in his home state. pretty exciting time for him. big patriots fan as well. >> pierre: so excited, his high school coach is here to watch him. he visits with him after the game win or lose. >> mike: all of a sudden carey price cannot play and the pressure shifts to him. there is some pressure in montreal. rolled around behind. michel therrien said it is like coaching the yankees. one change in your roster and it is in all of the newspapers. the big roster that was big time news was not a decision of his.
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it was brendan gallagher in and he scored a goal. under 7:30 to go and condon makes one more save. as they separate, we look ahead. wednesday night is rivalry night on nbcsn. sidney crosby and the penguins take on the blackhawks. coverage of the night you love to hate at 7:00 p.m. eastern on nbcsn. >> back-to-back in the burgh on tuesday night. they will be in the windy city for game two. >> pierre: never any animosity with those two. >> mike: leading across and drive by morrow would not go. fleischmann. crunch by connolly.
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jammed back in by petrano. on back in. they battle against the sea of black and gold in the stands. disappointed though they are. they had quite an experience today. the players don't want to talk about that. two points are up for grabs and the atlantic division lead. miller able to block that one down. delayed off-side. subban. and back down. morrow goes to get this. floated on and jabbed free and settled by eriksson and across for morrow. that one is held by condon as well. commissioner gary bettman talked about the places yesterday. notre dame being one for winter
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classic for an outdoor game. penn state is another. mr. olczyk, how about churchill downs? >> eddie: i'll meet you there. >> mike: i don't know anything about the dimensions there. would you put it on the back stretch? >> eddie: let me make a few calls. no. right in the center of the in-field of churchill with 150,000 people the first saturday in may. are we voting? i want to see america great again. i'll vote churchill downs. >> mike: okay. my vote has been taken. it was years ago about michigan stadium. i thought it would be fun to see there. i was correct on that one. this has been fun, too. around this one is ferraro. a lot of fun for the historic team, the montreal canadiens.
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>> eddie: big hit there on gallagher. >> mike: eriksson caught gallagher up high. probably on a follow through. so no penalty. pacioretty able to play it ahead. lost it to mcquaid. shoved it out. barberio got there. it was off-side. 5:26 to go. third period in the winter classic. the home team is still down by three. dear, why don't we switch to directv?
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>> mike: for viewers in new england, tune to comcast for extended coverage from gillette featuring our own mike milbury. twilight here. long ago, the lights on. taken along by fleischmann. >> eddie: the alumni win for the bruins yesterday. >> mike: part of the brain trust. just lost a linesman. it has been a rough day all along. especially near the benches. the canadiens predated the national hockey league.
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they came into being eight years before the nhl was founded. they won a stanley cup as members of the hockey association. in their history, they played once on friday, january 1st. all those years, 99 seasons in the nhl. it was 1926 and they lost 2-1 to the pittsburgh pirates. a franchise in the nhl at the time. they are winning here today and the current pirates have pitchers and catchers seven weeks from today. from talbot. he kicks it back. seidenberg able to blast it back in. five minutes to go. connolly skips it along. taken back up by eller. walked ahead and nudged for byron to lead around in front. unable to get a shot away because of the work of seidenberg as one of the canadiens' wingers.
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we get a halt of play behind rask. >> eddie: he told pierre in the bench interview in the second period when pierre posed a question about what do you like about your team. he said puck management. there hasn't been a lot of one-on-one play for the canadiens. it is two-on-one all afternoon. making smart decisions. that is a phrase of the national hockey league. puck management and an making right decisions with it when coaches talk about it. they have been really good all afternoon. >> pierre: they approach this game like a playoff game. and they wanted to change things and start 2016. >> eddie: the energy here at gillette stadium. it was electric. it was a playoff atmosphere. you get a guy like gallagher back and you both mentioned, now
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michel therrien able to slot guy where is they need to be and lines are cohesive. a guy that is small, but plays huge. he has been instrumental. >> mike: morrow. dropped back in. ferraro shoved off his man and through traffic and fed around behind. michel said it is like managing the yankees. the canadiens won a lot. they won 2 of the last 13. this is better than a single win because they take over first in the division and also because of the gravity of the stage getting gallagher back and into a new year and coming home. they have been on the road for a long time. >> eddie: and carey price has been traveling with them. the money goaltender. that is good news for them down the road. >> pierre: the last eight games
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prior to today. one goal less. i don't wear what goal tenders think. a lot of pressure on the goaltenders. >> mike: emerging is eriksson. kick to control and the feedback. rocketed back in by connolly and around it comes. the canadiens were about to make a change. thought the better of it for the moment until players get close enough to the bench to do it on the fly. chara back over to seidenberg. seidenberg filtered to spooner. and then back in. on back for beleskey. getting a stick on that is condon who has grown i immeasurably. >> eddie: nice pass by jimmy hayes. the opportunity right off the mask of condon.
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>> mike: fed to the back seidenberg. dished a little pass and back in. two players cancel. lars eller will take over there. and seidenberg will settle it down. >> eddie: more opportunity to do it. >> mike: one more game left between the two teams. but there seems to be just that inevitable likelihood they will meet in the playoffs. little early to say that, i know. especially when you have five teams in their division separated by two points at one time earlier in the week. >> eddie: could be a surprise. with a three-point game. >> mike: back in again. carr wanted to feed in front. spooner dished it along. eller prevailed enough to
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galchenyuk. and it is held by rask. and a little extra by hayes. >> eddie: lars eller. trying to pull the helmet off. last time we had a game in boston, we had a fight out of these two. >> mike: spontaneous fighting is tolerated in national hockey league. one of the things against it is visors. the last three years, all players coming into the league are forced to wear them. it doesn't stop the angry from
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making a point. 102 seconds to go. >> eddie: a chance to be in washington and i thought it was a fantastically well played game with a late goal going to the capitals. i think it helped the hawks too. the hawks win the cup. i think the canadiens can go on to win the cup. this is a huge spring board for the montreal canadiens. >> mike: it's been a while since they had this many. winter classics have always been one or two goal games. winner over loser. this one right now is three and there's one off the post and the rebound they score. it is now 5-1.
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>> eddie: that's the story line that hasn't gone away all afternoon. the montreal canadiens in face-off situations. paul byron with the puck and wastes no time jumping on it and slamming it home. the canadiens don't quit on the puck. byron gets it back. you have white sweaters going to the net. paul byron taking advantage and hammers it by tuukka rask. >> pierre: inside the dots. they moved it laterally board-to-board. took a pass about 12 yards. byron got inside the dots. it a four-goal lead. >> mike: no mike condon.
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mcquaid moves in. tried to play it on further. carr said no. second of the day for byron. the eighth winter classic. prior seven had no hat tricks. feet in front. the shot wouldn't go. bergeron through one. battle in front. condon was there. gets the whistle and play is stopped, but not the action. >> eddie: fleischmann and krug in the scrum away from the crease. >> pierre: mcquaid taking a close eye on that. keeping a close eye. >> eddie: very good acquisition. toms fleischmann. one thing you were talking about. that's why krug was not happy with that. he talked about the enhance
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depth. toms fleischmann brought in during the off season. he has done well. playing with dale weise. out of the lineup. >> mike: markplaying 20 years ie national hockey league. in the nhl out of the prairie university nearby. in the last 35, held back along by flynn. the snow now starting to get heavier. skipped on to the back. and lobbed back in. flynn kicks control. chara fed it back. emelin with it there. flynn. byron was in the shooting role. if they could have come to him, he was looking for the hat trick. beleskey brings it on in the last ten. and the montreal canadiens have come in to foxboro,
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massachusetts, and with the help of the hometown guide of 20 miles away have registered a decisive victory. it is not montreal-boston unless there is ill will sometimes. >> eddie: there's brian flynn. good hit by beleskey late in the game. there's flynn. a cheap shot by rinaldo. and the better team all afternoon was the canadiens. >> mike: it is a tradition that does occur in these games.
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most of the time it is honored and it will be today. they are thinking now about doing a handshake line. i believe they are being instructed that no, that's not happening. wait a minute. kind of interesting. apparently the issue is these things don't happen. they will raise their sticks to salute the fans at least. officials came over to patrice bergeron and it seems they were saying no it's not happening. anyway, the respective team salute the fans here. montreal with a victory, 5-1. the bruins head out on the road. one of the best road teams in the nhl at 11-3-2. montreal finally gets to come home. how about the hometown goaltender. mike condon with pierre. >> pierre: thank you, doc.
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what is it like playing in this environment? >> a surreal moment right now. grew up close to this stadium here. just a lot of fun. great venue. ice conditions were great. good team win for us. >> pierre: what was the message coming in to the game from the coaching staff? >> we wanted to stick to the process in the first period. we wanted to have a solid first 20 minutes and go from there. >> pierre: this has been a magical year for you so far. you can take us inside the process and how it evolved for you? >> it has been a crazy year so far. i haven't stopped to smell the roses or think about it yet. a lot of fun and looking forward to what's next. >> pierre: coach martin is waiting for you by the locker room. good luck. >> i appreciate it. >> mike: from wheeling of the east coast hockey league to hamilton of the ahl. the montreal canadiens of the nhl. darn near a shutout. darn for him. 5-1, montreal.
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to the ronald mcdonald house in boston. the honda and nhl, the biggest assist happens off the ice. thing i liked about the day was the ice. the ice was magnificent. aided by the fact that we didn't have sunshine and no delays. a couple of times once in philadelphia and once in washington. it was fast. it benefitted p.k. subban's team today. >> eddie: doc, when you have an event like this, it takes it back to the grassroots of the game. that is the mind set. the players play outdoors and you have a setting like this and to have the conditions like this with both on here, it makes for perfect conditions. one team was way better today.
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montreal canadiens and brendan gallagher coming back after being out was a catalyst with the goal unassist. and mike condon made a good save against patrice bergeron to keep it at 3-1. and max pacioretty. the new englander. top shelf and hometown boy is the winning goaltender. what a way to kickoff 2016. >> mike: it was a lot of fun. we hope you enjoyed it. thanks for watching the 2016 bridgestone nhl winter classic. once again, our final score, the montreal canadiens, 5, the boston bruins, 1. reminder, sunday night is football night. america's game of the week is in green bay. as the vikings and packers battle for the nfc north crown at lambeau field. coverage with football night in
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america at 7:00 p.m. eastern on nbc. for our crew, mike emrick saying so long from foxboro.
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jogger makings a discovery. we'll tell you about the woman found dead in prince george's county. an attack at a popular bar in israel that killed two people. the terrorist threat in germany that forced evacuations in one of the country's largest cities. >> news 4 at 4:00, begins with breaking news. and we're going to start with what that jogger found in prince george's county. >> a woman's body is discovered on a trail. news 4's darcy spencer is live about what we're learning about the woman's death. >> reporter: this is certainly a disturbing start to the new year here in prince george's county. i want to show you where this investigation is taking place. if you see where that police car
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is blocking the entrance to that path. we are told the woman's body was found down there just off of the path. this is right behind rosa parks elementary school off of ager road in the chillum area. the jogger discovered the woman's body about 7:30 this morning on the northwest branch trail. national capital park police are saying the victim was found with trauma to her upper body. we can see police in the wooded area collecting evidence. right now they're calling it a death investigation. >> police were called about a person believed to be deceased on the trail. a jogger was in the area and ran past the body and called the police and the police responded and did discover the body of a female, apparently a hispanic female on the trail deceased. >> reporter: right now there is no suspect information and no motive in the case and they're
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still trying to figure out the identity of the victim. they're asking anyone who may know who she was to come forward. back to you. >> all right, darcy spencer. >> d.c. police looking for a man who tried to sexually assault and rob a woman in the bloomingdale neighborhood. this happened at 7:30 in the evening. the woman was walking back from the metro when she was attacked along seton place. the man took her purse and tried to assault her. police say he wore a hood over his head concealing his face. we have new information on a breaking story we told you last night. montgomery county police say this wild chase started with a dispute over drugs and it ended in montgomery where the car being chased drove the wrong way down new hampshire avenue and hit several cars. officers have arrested four people in an office depot parking lot and police filed charges against some of the suspects involved for assault and traffic violations.
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david culver coming to you from the live desk. new video of a deadly new year's day attack. this out of israel. two people are dead after a shooting at a popular bar. this is in tel aviv. we are learning that gunmen fired more than 15 rounds from an automatic rifle. that was this afternoon and you can see in some of the video the glass just shattered on the ground and cnn reporting now seven other people hurt and that's up from three earlier today. there is a man hunt at this hour for the shooter. israeli officers looking into whether the attack was an act of terrorism. the incident comes during months of near daily palestinian attacks against israeli civilians as well as soldiers. chris, we'll send it back to you. >> trains are running again in munich after officials warn of an imminent terror attack. now a german security official says there is no specific immediate threat. nbc's chatnam bell has the latest. >> reporter: tense moments in
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munich last night as police there acting on intelligence they say is from an intelligence agency acting on a possible suicide attack planned midnight in the city receiving this information only hours before the city looked to bring in the new year. >> they quickly evacuated two train stations and put alerts on social media advising people in multiple languages to avoid gathering in large groups. they're saying that this information was so specific in that the locations were named and the time that they had to act on this intelligence. they will continue searching information about these individuals that they were given names of. however, they cannot prove that these individuals are in germany or, in fact, confirm the identities of them if they are real people. however, they were told they were in syria and iraq and the bavarian region of germany saying he praises the authorities for swiftly acting on this intelligence and doing
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it in such a calm manner to avoid any attack. as you know, europe remains on a heightened security alert after the attacks in paris last month. chapman bell, nbc news, london. we are remembering natalie cole. she died today from health complications she fought for years. cole was 65 years old. a lot of us know her from the famous unforgettable album that featured her and her father nat king cole. she also came out with hits "this will be." she'll remain unforgettable in our hearts forever. we have new information about a man who fell off a sail boat in anne arundel county. search teams spent the day looking for 48-year-old stephen reynolds. firefighters received a call that he'd gone overboard around sandy point state park around 9:00 last night. and now your storm team 4 forecast.
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2016 starting off on a cool note. we were talking about this the last couple of days. temperatures today right around or above average. right now 43 in the airport and 37 gaithersburg and 39 in martinsburg and we will see a much colder night tonight and a much colder period as you move on through the next few days. if you're heading out this evening looking good and it will be cold. 41 and breezy and windchills in the mid-30s and talking about 38 degrees by 10:00. yeah, some colder numbers for sure and as you head out toward the next couple of days, a colder start to 2016 and the first arctic air mass and that moves into the early part of next week and windchills could be in the teens. easily the coldest air we've seen so far this year and we'll talk more about that this season, rather, because it's just january 1st, but a lot more cold air on the way. experiencing an earthquake is unsettling especially if
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you're trying to get through a newscast on live tv. you'll see how an anchor handled the shaking. it was nearly a 24-hour fire fight and the inferno at the dubai hotel is now out and
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the studio lights are shaking, as you see. we just had a big earthquake.
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>> that's a big one. >> yeah. that was a big one. so you saw it here live. another one. wow. >> early risers in oklahoma city not only felt an earthquake this morning. they watched it live on tv. it was a 4.2 magnitude and shook the studios while the station was on the air there. while 10,000 people did lose power, nobody was seriously injured. and now your storm team 4 forecast. meanwhile, around here, we're going to keep that chilly air around. tomorrow's temperatures comparable to today and look at the satellite trend. i know. i know. its taken a while for clouds to get out of here and they're starting to erode in spots of western maryland and west virginia. the train continues overnight and by morning i think we'll be between partly sunny and mostly clear and it will be chilly and breezy if you'll be going out. 36 to 40 degrees and those temperatures so make sure you're bundled up a bit and you'll need the warm coat and gloves and a
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nice warm scarf there if you'll be stepping out over the next couple of hours and then while our temperatures are chilly this weekend they'll get down right cold. arctic air moves in and we'll take you hour by hour for the early part of next week where the windchills will be feeling light. any d.c. restaurant that gives you a styrofoam container for your food is now breaking the rules. there is a ban that took effect today. it's aimed to keep these containers and cups from polluting our area especially the anacostia river and also to keep the toxic chemicals from getting into our food supply. the department of energy and environment will begin conducting undercover spot checks to make sure that businesses are complying. warnings will be issued first and then $100 fines. governments everywhere are cracking down on smoking, but now hawaii will step further than any other state. also the allegations against bill cosby are starting to affect his wife, as well. what camille cosby now has to do
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because of the claims made again
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dubai's skyscraper fire was so massive it brought down the iconic new year's display and firefighters put it out and they're trying to cool it down. they're putting out embers in the 63-story luxury hotel and that fire burned well into the morning and even now some smoke is still coming out of the building. >> there is conflicting information about where the fire
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started. nbc's chapman bell updates us on this investigation. >> reporter: cooling procedures are still under way in this skyscraper that was engulfed in flames yesterday just hours before dubai was set to bring in the new year. this skyscraper being very close to the burj khalifa, the world's tallest building that was the center point of the fireworks display in dubai. however, the show did go on after authorities there were able to bring the fire under control. >> we were really shocked because it was burning right up the building all the way and we came to see if the fireworks were going to be going and the lights were turned off so we went back to the flat. we were scared. there were explosions and we didn't know what was happening. >> reporter: authorities there saying 14 people suffering minor injuries. one person described as being moderately injured and one person did suffer a heart
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attack. however, amazingly in this massive fire no fatalities. they do say an investigation is under way to ascertain what the cause of the fire was and they'll publicly make that available as soon as that investigation is concluded. chapman bell, london. the legal fallout continues for cosby and now for his wife. a judge ruled camille cosby has to testify in a defamation lawsuit against her husband. that lawsuit brought by several women who say the comedian sexually assaulted him and it's a defeat for mrs. cosby's legal team who filed a motion to keep her out of the deposition. bill cosby has counter sued his accusers for defamation, as well. he remains free on bail two days after prosecutors in pennsylvania charged him with sexually assaulting another woman more than a decade ago. it is the first criminal charge against him. cosby's lawyers have denied all accusations of sexual
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misconduct. and now your storm team 4 forecast. >> a little bit of a chilly day. i saw a lot more coats today and gloves and scarfs out there. as we look out a krot the region we're noticing cloud cover today. i thought for sure we'd see more sunshine and mostly cloudy skies and 43 degrees and winds out of the northwest at 8 miles per hour and 37 in gaithersburg and also win chester and 39 in martinsburg and in hagerstown 46 and everybody on the cool side today, but again, we haven't seen any real cold air. we are going to start to see that as we move on through the next few days. no rain too talk about and the cloud cover has stuck around across the region and you can see the clearing just back to the west and i want to show you the picture and look at the lake-effect snow going on and we have the cold air filtering in and it is going to be a cold night overnight tonight. what to expect in the new year. the cold is here and starting
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off on a cold one for sure and the arctic air moves on next week and yes, snow is coming. i do think we'll have a much better chance for snow and most likely starting in the next two weeks and obviously the storm team 4 prediction has snow in the month of february for sure and early march, as well. >> tomorrow morning, temperatures in the 20s and 28 leesburg and 34 in d.c., and this is cold and we're still five degrees above average. we have not seen temperatures close to this over the last one to two weeks and it will be a fairly chilly start and fairly chilly afternoon and 39 hagers town and 40 degrees gaithersburg and plenty of sunshine. yes, tomorrow we will see the sunshine making its way out across our region and the next couple of days. those highs stay on the warm side on sunday and the high temperature of 48 and look what happens here. here comes the real arctic air, monday, tuesday high temperatures only in the 30s and a high of 34 on tuesday and 39 on wednesday and the coldest stretch that we've seen all season long and how about
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monday? the wind really picks up. look at the windchill between 20 and 25 degrees around noon. we are in for some real cold weather. we'll talk much more about this coming up in the next hour at 5:00. >> was it really just 70 degrees a week ago? hard to believe. hawaii made history when it became the first state to ban cigarettes and electronic smoking devices for anyone under the age of 21. they can't buy or possess it, but honolulu police say they'll wait until april to start enforcing the new rules. for now they want to focus on educating the public. >> officers will have the discretion of determining whether they want to make an enforcement or an education incident. >> reporter: critics say young smokers will easily navigate around this new law and just get what they want online. and for a lot of people on this new year they want to quit cigarettes. that is a big one. nbc's erica edwards shows us one man who says it is possible and
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tells us how he spent a year smoke-free. >> reporter: this guy looks tough and sounds tough. >> it's a done deal. badda bing, badda boom. >> that's nothing compared to the first week after giving up cigarettes. >> oh, talk about tough. >> bob horak did it, though, quit smoking a year ago after picking up his first cigarette when he was just 14. >> i should have done it years ago, but the timing wasn't right. >> the right time, was when bob realized he wasn't in control of the cigarettes. they controlled him. >> i looked at those cigarettes and said you son of a [ bleep ]. you own me. that was really the turning point for me to say, all right. somehow we're going to war. >> reporter: when bob went to war. >> i'm calling to check in on you. >> i'm so proud of you. >> kelly roberts runs the program that carolina's health care system, she's a firm believer in nicotine replacement therapy like the patch and gum.
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she also shows people how to shake up their routine. disassociating cigarettes with everyday life. >> if you came down every morning and had a cup of coffee and had your first cigarette wield encourage people to possibly come down and have a mountain dew that morning. something different. >> i would drive down different roads. i've driven down roads i've never been down. >> the plan is working. a year later bob horak remains smoke-free. erica edwards, nbc news. >> quitting cigarettes can change a couple of tries. >> bob said he changed little things and he started brushing his teeth with the other hand. seven pedestrians are recovering tonight after a car slammed into them just an hour after they celebrated a new year. police say malik lloyd jumped a curb near 17th and l streets right in front of a few popular
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nightclubs. investigators say lloyd left the scene after the crash, but police found him not far away and now he's facing dui charges. folks who wanted to enjoy new year's day
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well, if you're looking for some motivation to get yourself going and get into a new year's exercise routine.
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let this tradition on two wheels inspire you. about 300 bicyclists kicked off the new year with their annual ride around haynes point in d.c. right around the potomac. different bike teams join in the event every january 1st and say the weather is on their side this year. >> it's a little chilly, but usually on january 1st it's very cold like low 30s or 20s. we had to come out today because we have 40s. in comparison, that's pretty good. >> reporter: the loop around haynes point is actually about three miles long. you may have to adjust your exercise routine along d.c.'s most popular path, starting today the smithsonian national zoo is shortening the hours. the gates will open two hours later than they useded to at 8:00 in the morning and they'll now close at 5:00 in the winter months and at 7:00 p.m. in the summer. that means a lot of walkers and runners who normally go through the zoo will have to adjust to the new schedule.
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i'll have to wait a little, but it's really worth it in that it's great to walk and today i saw two pandas, two lions so it's a great spot to exercise. >> the zoo says the changes are for security reasons to limit foot and vehicle traffic during the darker morning and evening
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breaking news. >> a morning jog on new year's day ends with a death investigation. good evening. i'm wendy rieger. >> i'm jim vance. a woman's body was found on a northwest branch trail in chillum, maryland. a jogger spotted the victim just after 7:00 this morning. our darcy spencer is on the scene now with more. darcy? >> reporter: jim, i'm told that this victim suffered a horribly violent death in the woods right behind me. let me show you where this investigation is happening. you see the two police cars there locking the entrance to the path. i'm told her body was found down the path right there in the wooded area. if we pan over we can show you this is how close this was to rosa parks elementary school off of eger road in prince george's county. investigators believe this woman was in her 20s. she was found with trauma to her upper body. police are waiting for the medical examiner to determine when, exactly she died, but they believe it likely happened some time last night or early this
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new year's day. right now they're calling it a death investigation, but they do believe it will turn into a homicide. right now they're working to determine who she was. >> there were signs of trauma. obviously, the medical examiner will have to give us the cause of death, but there were signs of trauma to her body and right now it's a death investigation. there appears it's a good chance there will be a homicide. >> reporter: police will likely hear from anyone who may have been back here on the trail last night or some time early this morning. they have reason to believe that someone may have seen something. you are asked to call either park or prince george's county police. back to you. >> it has been a dangerous start to the year for pedestrians in our area including a deadly hit and run. >> d.c. police investigate two major pedestrian accidents. in one case, seven people we

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