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overnight. we don't get out of teens all weekend. even with the bright sunny valentine's day. 30s on monday and mainly rain, near 50 by tuesday. "today" show coming up next. that's what's happening "today in new york." happy birthday, michael. >> thank you, my friends. thank you. good morning. cuddle up. valentine's day weekend off to a bone-chilling start. 19 in d.c. 16 in newyork. 8 in boston. if you think that's cold, al says, just wait. standing by herrmann man. hillary clinton comes to the president's defense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama.
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>> will that strategy help or hurt her? machete attack. a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people. >> this was a brutal attack. >> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. wicked big air. >> history goes down. backflip for the crowd. >> boston's iconic fenway park transformed into the ultimate winter sports playground. dylan is about to head to the top of the massive ramp. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome to
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even as a yankee fan, i'm happy to see what's going on at fenway park. they've transformed that place into a winter wonderland. >> you called it wicked big air, and i'd add wicked cold air. it'll be freezing or below freezing or below zero in a lot of the country. 30 degrees below normal. al is outside on a frigid plaza. good morning. >> good morning. i have to tell you, this is rough. it's just going to get rougher. here's what happens when you combine a broken water main in scranton, pennsylvania, and brutally cold air. it's an instant ice sculpture. coating power lines and homes. they finally have gotten it under control, but it created a mess. we'll see more scenes like this over the next 48 hours. here's what's happening, again, as we mentioned. the polar vortex is always over
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shifting over the northern atlantic. it releases the arctic air into the eastern u.s. and spills across the canadian border as the jet stream dips into the east coast. right now, we've got, by friday, this morning, it feels like 4. new york city, 14 currently. in cleveland, it feels like 10. out in minneapolis, 8 below. then the cold air really starts to sink in. 5:00 a.m. saturday, washington is 18. 7 in cleveland. 2 in indianapolis. as we continue, wind ills become a big factor. cleveland, also beckley, new york city, feels like below zero. saturday afternoon, it's even colder. we bottom out sunday morning. look at these temperatures. we'll see records in boston, new york, washington and roanoke. chicago, you're going to be cold, as well. that's where we find kevin tibbles. i hope you have the cold weather
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be brutal, my friend. >> al, it's a balmy 20 degrees here right now. overnight as you mentioned, the mercury is just going to drop. the bottom is going to come out of the floor. there's going to be a wind chill advisory starting tonight, lasting until tomorrow morning. the temperatures are going to be about zero here in chicago. who knows what they're going to be further out midwest, where the winds really blow. they're calling for the wind chill in the minus 10 to minus 15 area. people are being urged to check on their elderly neighbors. take a tip from me and dress in layers. i'm missing a couple layers this morning. pay closer attention to pets. should they go outside? feed them more because they use more energy. most important thing, these things don't work well in the cold, either. if it gets down to minus 40, which we awe ll pray it doesn't,
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make your call to the travel agent before it gets that cold. >> if you're thinking of traveling, don't head to florida. it'll be chilly. go west, young man or woman. spring-like warm temperatures will feel like they're in the april or may range. san francisco, phoenix, pueblo and seattle. that's where we need to go. >> we'll have you back inside in a couple minutes. it was a chill between bernie sanders and hillary clinton last night during their debate. clinton turning to new lines of attack to try to slow his momentum. let's begin our campaign coverage with andrea mitchell. good morning. >> hillary clinton trying to regain her footing after her big loss in new hampshire. accused bernie sanders of being a one-issue candidate, and of disloyalty to president obama, which was hugely popular with
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south carolina, the next state to vote. >> reporter: clinton tried to put sanders on the defensive. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> that is, madame secretary, a low blow. >> reporter: she, seizing on what he has said to casey hunt, on obama's record in dealing with congress. >> you don't think president gap? >> i don't. >> reporter: it was clinton's first chance since new hampshire to regain the trust of women voters. >> i've spent my entire adult life working towards making sure women are empowered to make their own choice, even if the choice is not to vote for me. >> reporter: sanders sees his candidacy as historic. >> somebody with my background, somebody with my views, i think
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historical accomplishment, as well. >> reporter: they hammered each other on immigration, the economy, health care. >> i have fought my entire life to make sure health care is a right for all people. anything. >> the numbers don't add up. i believe i can get the money that i need by taxing the wealthy, by closing loopholes, things we're way overdo for doing, and i think once i'm in the white house, we will have enough political capital to be able to do that. >> secretary clinton, you're not in the white house yet. >> reporter: and foreign policy. >> journalists ask who you listen to on foreign policy. >> reporter: when asked if race relations would be better under his presidency -- >> absolutely. we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids. >> reporter: with clinton earning the endorsement of the congressional black caucus pack
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john lewis. >> i never saw him. i was in the sit-ins, freedom ride, but i met hillary clinton. >> reporter: sanders releasing an endorsement video from the young daughter of eric garner. >> that's why i'm for bernie. >> clinton is digging in for a fight as sanders continues to out raise her by a big margin since his new hampshire victory. >> andrea mitchell, thanks. let's turn to our panel. political analyst nicolle wallace and political correspondent, steve. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's take it piece by piece. if you watch the debate, you see there are certain voter groups and issues that keep cropping up. let's start with this battle, and it is an all-out battle for
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we saw hillary clinton usher in the strategy she's been trying out, which is wrap her arms around president obama and his legacy. not only that, say that bernie sanders didn't do so sufficiently. >> that's the interesting thing. president obama is still extremely popular with african-american voters. more than 50% of the electorate in south carolina. all of the areas where bernie sanders would try to come after hillary clinton, so many of them, the criticism he levelled against her could also be applied to president obama. she pointed that out time and again. basically put him on the defensive. he had to say, this is why i'm criticizing hillary clinton but it's not meant as a criticism of president obama. it's tough to accomplish. >> who do you think did better in terms of attracting minority voters? >> i think what was more interesting on that front didn't happen on the stage. john lewis is an american icon, and it was one of the harsher criticisms of bernie sanders
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>> his response to a question. he didn't just say that. >> correct. >> we know hillary clinton has a problem with women voters. we saw it in new hampshire. tough week with gloria steinem and madeleine albright saying things that didn't help. how did she go? >> someone just beat you for over 20 points. i've been there. she held her own last night and had one of her strongest performances. for her to do better among women, she has to do better, period. she did. some of the things that have been off putting, she fixed. >> she said, don't vote for me because i'm a woman. she said it before. the fact i'm a woman is one of my qualities. didn't bernie sanders have an interesting apply? >> he was asked, are you blocking history? he didn't come out and say it, but we've never had a jewish president.
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themselves socialists, either. >> the last topic, wall street. she said she wouldn't be influenced by the big banks. he said, let's not think of the voters as dumb. >> front page of the wall street journal has a story about how gushy her talks were. she's not going to get away with not releasing more information. >> when she was speaking in the paid speeches for the banks. >> she made hundreds of thousands of dollars speaking to the banks. this issue is not going away. he has a distinct advantage over here on the stage and the trail. >> she said president obama took some of the money from wall street and nobody said he didn't stand up to the banks. >> again, that comeback from sanders, why did they give the money then, that's easy to understand. >> thank you very much. the next republican debate is in south carolina tomorrow night. most of the candidates are already in the palmetto state. last night, donald trump took his message to louisiana.
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alexander is following the gop. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. south carolina, of course, famous for its rough and tumble politics. donald trump's opponents are hitting him for his use of vulgarity. he says, in fact, he's swearing off foul language. as the candidates get ready to square off for the next debate tomorrow night. >> reporter: the billionaire barrelling into baton rouge. donald trump earlier taking aim at ted cruz for alleged dirty tricks, charging cruz's allies with spreading misinformation in south carolina with push polls. we are watching, trump tweeted. cruz denying any involvement. >> i have read reports of what is being said, but somebody else is doing them, not us. >> reporter: cruz is fighting on two fronts. targeting trump and marco rubio with his ad accusing rubio of broken promises. spoofing a support group. >> making me feel dumb for
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>> vote for more than just a pretty face next time. >> reporter: the cruz campaign yanked the ad after finding out that actress was in adult films. we would not have let her appear in the ad, they said. a familiar face is giving jeb bush a boost. george w. bush will campaign with his brother, appearing here monday night. >> i'm proud of the fact he's coming and honored. >> reporter: john kasich is challenging them to be more positive. >> does he realize the family legacy? spending all your time being negative. >> reporter: bush, who described himself as a joyful torrtoise, is now campaigning with the joy of the texas chainsaw massacre, according to an opposition aid. days after cracking under
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a molar on a frozen candy bar. he said, it's not going to slow him down. >> we're not suspending our campaign. >> last night, you've heard of kissing babies? try signing toddlers. at donald trump's rally, 11,000 people in attendance, he found a 19-month old in the crowd with a bejewelled binky and the mohawk. signing the back of his hand. >> thank you, peter. appreciate that. there have been major developments in the syrian crisis overnight. john kerry announced big strides toward a potential cease-fire. keir simmons is in syria this morning. good morning. >> matt and savannah, good morning. there are people at damascus this morning who are optimistic and others do not believe there will be an end to the fighting.
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it won't apply to isis or the al qaeda-affiliated group. leaders say they have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of aid to communities under siege in syria, where some people, including children, have been dying of starvation. the secretary of state says he knows the agreement is ambitious, but the humanitarian push is crucial. >> we have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately. sustained delivery will begin this week. >> the announcement comes as the syrian army, backed by russian air strikes, is advancing in the strategically important area of apuello el apearl -- aleppo. there are pictures of president assad here. he's still in control here. one question, will he really want to stop the fighting when his forces are on the offensively? back to you.
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let's go now to a disturbing scene in ohio. this morning, four people are recovering after a man armed with a machete stormed into a restaurant and started attacking people randomly. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams has the latest on this. what can you tell us? >> matt, good morning. i can tell you that four people were hurt in this brutal attack at a mediterranean restaurant in columbus. the fbi is helping local police. while authorities say they don't yet know the motive, they're looking into whether this was an act of home-grown extremism. >> reporter: frightening moments for diners at a columbus, ohio, restaurant thursday, when a man wielding a machete began randomly attacking customers. >> they've got at least four injured if you can send some more medics. >> copy. >> reporter: police say the man walked into the nazareth restaurant and deli around 5:30, had a conversation with an employee and left, but came back to the restaurant half an hour later.
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couple sitting at a booth just inside. >> this was a brutal attack. the man walks in to people that are just there having dinner, and starts attacking them. >> some of the patrons started throwing chairs at him, trying to get him out of there. >> reporter: after the attack, the man drove away in a white car, leading police on a chase. >> are you behind him? >> that was the car, following it. >> reporter: police officers forced him off the road a few miles away and tried to subdue him with taiz sers but he managed to get out of his car with the machete and a knife. >> he lunged across the hood at the officers. officers fired a couple shots at him and put him down. >> reporter: regulars at a popular restaurant in a quiet neighborhood are shaken. >> it shared cared the crap out of me. my friends work there. >> four people are at the hospital. all are in stable condition and
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investigators are digging into the attacker's past, trying to figure out why this happened. >> pete williams, thank you very much. we have mr. roker back and out of his attire. >> we'll explain why that coat is a hot item later. >> exactly right. >> first, let's show you what's going on out there for today. we're looking at heavy rain in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow continues in the northeast. look at those temperatures in l.a. 86.
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we'll g the real arctic air isn't here yet. 15 murray hill. 9 in newberg. 1 in montecello. 2 below in west hampton. the wind makes it feel like 4 in the park. 6 at newark. 5 at jfk. look for sunshine giving way to clouds today. maybe a snow storm or flurry overnight. only 18 tomorrow with falling temperatures. windchills below zero. could tie a record of 2 sunday morning even with sunshine. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. just ahead, harrison ford's accident on the set of the new "star wars" movie. now a criminal case because some of the people behind "the force awakens" face prison time. the scientific test to figure out if you're really compatible with your partner. we put three couples through
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good morning, everyone. friday, february 12th. i'm darlene rodriguez. a raging warehouse fire continues to burn in hillsborough township, new jersey. ed hughes has more details from chopper 4. ed? >> reporter: and darlene, we're learning some new details here. this is owned by quad row reality. that was the warehouse company that owned this warehouse. the fire broke out like 15 hours ago yesterday afternoon. you see here the top part of the screen is black smoke. that is the fire they're still trying to get under control. the bottom part here, this is the white smoke. they're at least trying to get a handle on this part of the warehouse. as i push it even further, you will see, look at the ice build-up inside the warehouse there because of the massively cold temperatures. we shot some ground footage here. you'll see from the ground footage that these raging flames were creating that black plume of smoke. it can be seen for miles. we'll come back here for the live pictures from chopper 4. you see the plume of smoke absolutely can be seen from not only manhattan but center city,
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we'll continue to keep -- philadelphia. we'll ton keep an eye on this. route 206, fine now. lauren, how's the rest of the commute? >> unfortunately, road closures on long island. now the southern state parkway is shut down eastbound between belmont avenue and park avenue. fdr drive a mess because of the emergency construction northbound at 79th street. that shuts down two lanes. and we have the ramp shut down from the western spur of the turnpike to exit 15e. darlene?
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only back to the 20s this afternoon. sun and clouds. a flurry or two. teens for saturday and sunday. windchills 15 to 25 below zero over the weekend. a little warmer by next week. next japan in update in a half hour.
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back now at 7:30 on a friday morning. 12th of february, 2016. that's the view from the top of the rock. you can't see it, but it's here, the polar vortex, descending upon the eastern half of the country. it is 16 degrees on the plaza right now. going to get even colder throughout this valentine's day weekend weekend. snuggle up, snuggle bunny ies bunnies. >> this is the only cold weekend we've had. >> we haven't complain. we've had a mild winter. >> true.
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had the fenway park, where dylan is this morning. it's not baseball. we're talking other sports. >> we are, matt. other sports that involve a ramp this high, 14 stories high, to be contact, in the middle of center field. i've gotten tweets asking if i'm going to come down this. i wouldn't even roll down the hill. we have professionals to do that, and we'll do it live in a little bit. >> i walked up the stairs of one of those in salt lake city. i turned around and walked back down. you have to be kidding me. we'll see you in a little while. >> thank you. let's take a look at the headlines this morning. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed over the current president during last night's democratic debate. clinton questioning sanders' support for president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama.
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>> madame secretary, that is a low blow. last i heard, we lived in a democratic society. last i heard, a united states senator has the right to disagree with the president. >> sanders went on to say president obama has done an extraordinary job. during a rally in louisiana, donald trump promised he wouldn't use foul language on the campaign trail anymore. he faced criticism earlier this week for repeating a supporter's vulgar term used to describe ted cruz. disappointing news. the vaccine for the zika virus isn't coming soon. large-scale trials are at least 18 months away. the group voted two vaccine candidates are already showing promise. also this morning, the british production company behind "star wars: the force awakens" is facing criminal charges over an accident on the set of the movie. bill neely is in london with this.
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>> good morning, savannah. it's a movie that broke box office records and broke the leg of its main star, harrison ford. for that, the makers of the latest "star wars" move vie, ie, "the force awakens," are being prosecuted for failing to ensure the star of the hit movie wasn't hit by the props. >> you might need this. >> i think i can handle this. >> reporter: harrison ford's character han solo expects trouble in "star wars" but he didn't expect to be hit by the door of his spaceship. >> what a piece of junk. >> she might not look like much. >> reporter: he's worked with the millennium falcon for decades. two years ago, he was filming on the set of the falcon when he was hit by a heavy hydraulic met dahl door. -- metal door. he spent weeks on crutches.
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was so serious, it's prosecuting the production company for failing to manage risk on the set. by law, it says employers must take reasonable steps to protect workers. this is as true on a film set as a factory floor. the "star wars" production company says cast and crew safety is always a top priority. we are disappointed in the decision. ford managed to finish the movie, later volk joking about his injury with jimmy fallon. >> i was worried about you. >> they closed a [ bleep ] on me. >> reporter: it's not the only time 73-year-old ford has had a lucky escape. last year, he crash landed his vintage plane. >> explain what happened. >> this was a plane crash. we're here to talk about this one. this dislocated the ankle forward. >> hey!
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suggestion ford is considering action against the movie makers. >> it's true, all of it. >> reporter: the force though, clearly awakening britain's health and safety officers. >> the lawsuit means if the film producers aren't convicted, they face fines and possible inprisonment. they said they fully cooperated in the investigation. for the "star wars" francis, hise franchise, nothing can stop it. the sequel has already begun shooting at the same studios. let's hope they've fixed the spaceship door by now. back to you. >> is he in the next one? >> no -- >> says the person who hasn't seen it. >> you don't know this, but you're stepping into this. you are stirring the pot.
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>> there you have it. >> that's right. >> let's get a check of the weather, chewbacca. >> these are not the lawyers you're looking for. go about your lawsuit. we've got more lake-effect snow. some areas picking up three feet of snow already and there's more into sunday, especially from erie, pennsylvania, all the way to water town, new york, where they may see another 24 inches of snow before it's over. erie, p.a., and buffalo, 8 to 14 inches. next week, sunday, we have a clipper coming in, and it'll bring snow from minneapolis to cleveland. ministry mix from missouri to south carolina. monday, ice event for the southeast and mid-atlantic. this is monday afternoon. by tuesday, warmer air gets in. can you believe it? here, we are going to see from washington to boston, temperatures in the 40s, maybe low 50s. a lot of rain and an icy mix
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that's what's going on aroun thank you very much. cold now, but colder air yet to come for saturday night into sunday. that's why we have the windchill advisories in effect, city of long island. windchills of 1 5 below to 5 below saturday. increasing high, increasing clouds after a bright, sunny start. tonight, a couple of snow showers or flurries. low of 17. temperatures dropping through the teens tomorrow. again, the possibility of a little bit of mixed precipitation going into rain on tuesday. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> he just said to me, did you not, wait, darth vader is luke's father? >> i did not. >> yes, he did. >> savannah is explaining the whole "star wars" franchise to me. one for the record books. you have to see the newest mind-blowing video from ok go. plus, can science predict love?
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you can do scientific tests for attraction and actually how long your relationship will last. long-term compatibility. we sent these couples into the official love lab, and they took all of the scientific tests. guess what? we just got the results back. we'll reveal the results live to them and to you in a moment. first, here is how it works. >> reporter: love is in the air. >> what does she smell like? >> sweet. >> reporter: meet dr. love. he runs the love lab at claremont university. >> you can find out who is long-term compatible with each other. >> you can hook it up and see on a computer who is going to be together? >> we can do it now. >> reporter: we've enlisted three couples.
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this couple just got engaged. then there's kristin and josh. >> hi. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: they just met on the weirdest blind date ever. which couple will be the most compatible? >> i'm placing the sensor here, listening to your heart. >> reporter: first up, the zest test. testing how much zest couples have. researchers wire each couple with sensors. do their hearts beat in uniform yun unison, how much are they sweating? and the chemical is released when you trust someone. >> what if this turns out badly? >> it won't because i need to pay the caterer the deposit. >> hug each other for one minute. >> this is deep in the brain stem and they can't control it consciously. >> there's no cheating on the test. >> reporter: when our married couple comes in, a dose of news. >> jack's levels are peaking, bouncing.
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>> what about cathy? >> not so much. >> sorry, jack. >> if you look into each other's eyes one minute, starting now. >> so awkward. >> reporter: time for test two. the visual attention test. >> what happens here? >> in this test, our participants put on these eye tracking goggles. two images are shown side by side. one of the person they came with and something else that's appealing. we'll see where the attention goes. >> you can track their eyesight? >> exactly what they're looking at and how long. >> one by one, they do it. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: for the last test, the couples need to work up a sweat and a strong scent. >> what are we doing here? >> blindfolding the men to test their smell. >> how? >> they'll smell the women to see who they're attracted to most. >> these guys will smell all of the women? >> yeah. what could go wrong, right? >> walk to the first woman and smell.
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>> 1 to 5. >> 4. >> now his fiance. >> can't smell anything. >> okay. >> 3. >> >> he gave his fiance a lower number. >> the married couple? >> 5. >> good. >> reporter: the blind date? >> 4. >> ladies, your turn. almond. >> spicy. >> reporter: after hours of testing, time to crunch the numbers. >> i think the results are going to be surprising. attraction is more complicated than we think. >> the moment we've all been waiting for. we're here with the couples and we have the results right here in our hands. you ready for this? >> yes. >> maybe? let me pull them out. you. married 48 years.
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sync at all. >> maybe we won't make 49. >> good news, you both looked at your partner more than the attractive picture, the money, brad pitt. we wanted to look at jack more than brad pitt. good news there. good job, guys. let's move on to the engaged couple. ready? you were the zest test winner by far. i'm looking here, you were more attracted to your partner than anybody in this entire group was attracted to their partner, and that includes dawn to you. you also released high levels of oxy oxytocin, the trust chemical. dawn, dawn, dawn, dawn. quoting from the doctor, you were not showing high attachment. this showed imbalance you're going to have to work on. >> surprising.
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>> we already put the deposit down to the caterer so -- >> we're in too deep. i don't know. >> it'll all be okay. marriage therapy is a great thing. let's move on to the blind date couple. we'll start with attraction. kristin, you had low attraction to josh. >> okay. >> cover your ears. now we're up to josh. josh, you had negative attraction to kristin. the number was actually less than zero. i'm sorry. >> is that possible? >> it was in the negative numbers. the good news, you showed a strong emotional connection. >> that is what matters, right? >> it's all about emotion. the doctor says this is actually a great tip. great tip for first dates. it's because you weren't just at a dinner, you were enjoying an exciting experience together. it's an instant bond. dr. love's tip is, if you're going on a first date, go to an adventure together because you get an instant bond, even if there is no attraction there.
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>> before we go, there is a ged couple. so nice. they're still going to get married, thank goodness. your numbers were so high off the charts and you are attracted to each other. he's just off the charts crazy. congratulations. thanks for being good sports. back to you in the studio. >> feel good spot of the valentine's day weekend. >> heartwarming when you said there was negative attraction, less than zero. >> on the upside, dawn was attracted to jack. >> mr. roker. >> yeah. >> we're all going to smell each other during the break. coming up, how'd they do that? willie is in the orange room with the story behind ok go's ground-breaking new i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth.
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good morning, everyone. 7:56. 1's 16 degrees on -- it's 16 degrees out on this friday morning. i'm darlene rodriguez. an investigation into a deadly however in queens.
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riverside drive in whitestone caught fire around midnight. a victim was later identified as 78-year-old mario demesa. no word on the cause of the fire. firefighters are still battling a warehouse fire in hillsborough township, new jersey. it's been burning for more than 15 hours. officials say the wind, cold temperatures, and outdated fire system has been making things difficult for firefighters. smoke from the fire can be seen as far away as manhattan and philadelphia. the fires prompted the hillsborough school district to close all schools today and cancel any after-school events. let's look at the morning commute. here's lauren scala. >> thanks. we have delays and service changes on the b, d, and q lines for subway commuters. we have the southern state parkway shut eastbound between belmont and park avenues. we have an accident southbound on the spring brook parkway after route 100. c causing delays. the fdr drive, the worst of it northbound. emergency construction at 79th
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checking the weather today, sun giving way to clouds, high of 27. tonight, flurries possible, 17 degrees. tomorrow, windy, cold, windchills as low as 15 below zero in the city, colder north and west. sunday, sunny but bitterly cold, 18 the high. coming up on the "today"
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, time for a little romance. hoda delivers a special valentine just in time for the big day. a new music video celebrating long-term love. to bring out the romantic in all of us. then one project, two legends. >> the rolling stones! >> willie catches up with mick jagger and martin score psi sese, bringing sex, love and rock and roll to the big screen.
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with other people. not feeling the love. single and ready for a night of binge watching your favorite romcom. why some are saying you day. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> xoxo from chicago. happy valentine's day. >> everything is bigger in texas. >> good morning, north carolina! >> morning, washington, p a. [ applause ] we're back now. 8:00 on a friday morning, a frosty friday morning.
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even colder in some other cities up and down the east coast. we are here at our makeshift fire pit outside. we're staying warm while these people are freezing. >> need a blanket. thing. it's cold here in new york and colder up in boston. that's where dylan dreyer is. she's at the iconic fenway park. it's been transformed into a winter sports park for a great competition. we're going to get to check in with her in -- look at the height. >> she's at the top. oh, my gosh. >> she's peeking over. not going to do it. >> maybe we should get her one of those lunch trays. >> memories of the dorm. >> exactly. first, we want to give a shoutout to the women of nbc news who are covering the presidential campaign. andrea mitchell, kelly
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jackson, all highlighted in an "elle" feature, meet the girls on the bus. check that out. >> congratulations to them. let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is inside at the desk. in the race for the white house, the democrats sparred during a debate while the republicans gear up for a battle of their own. kristen welker is in milwaukee with the latest. good morning. >> tamron, good morning to you. hillary clinton and bernie sanders traded jabs over everything from the health care to foreign policy. it is the issue of who is the better ally to president obama that unleashed the sharpest exchanges. >> reporter: secretary hillary clinton saved her sharpest attack for last, accusing senator bernie sanders of being disloyal to president obama. >> it is a -- the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from
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from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> that is -- madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: clinton hoping to regain momentum after a humiliating defeat in new hampshire, didn't let up. >> but those kinds of personal assessments and charges are ones that i find particularly -- >> senator, one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> >> it was a fiery end to a night where they hammered each other over health care, social security and the price tag to make it happen. meanwhile, the republicans are gearing up for their own campaign on saturday. the cruz campaign yanking this campaign ad. after reports that that woman
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donald trump with his smallest supporters. trump is saying he'll watch his tongue. >> i won't use foul language. they're all saying, do it, do it, no, i'm not. >> trump raised eyebrows on thursday when he called the pope a, quote, very political person, citing his plans for the mexican border. also, he made jabs at jeb bush, saying he'll bring his brother on the trail with him. all a prelude of what we might see when the republicans face off. >> thank you. police in ohio are trying to find the motive. a man with a machete stormed into a mediterranean restaurant and attacked four people. the man fled but was later shot and killed by police. the fbi squoin
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the house committee banned the use of ecigarettes on planes. at one point, there was a cloud of opposition from congressman duncan hunter. >> so this is called a vaporizer. >> reporter: >> visual presentation. he said it helped him quit smoking and argued they should not be banned on planes. the committee approved the ban. vaping is already banned on most flights. what to get for valentine's day? michael cera took his clothes to be cleaned and his son saw it and it disappeared.
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contact, quote, dead husband walking. i don't even -- >> honest mistake. >> well, it's going to cost him. someone has to replace it. >> good timing, valentine's day. >> tamron, thank you. up next, ok go's music video and how they managed to pull it off. plus, how you can have fabio be your date for valentine's day this year. early gift for the special day. hoda premieres a new video celebrating lasting love in a special way. right after these message there's a voice of a daredevil in all of us. that urges us to shake things up, to turn up the heat, and take bigger risks. why should damaged hair silence that voice? new dove regenerative nourishment with red algae complex in a formula that nourishes to regenerate extremely damaged hair. for smooth, strong and healthy looking hair as if damaged never happened. new dove regenerative nourishment.
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we're back. it's 8:11. time for what's trending today. >> do you think the average life expectancy for a man and woman is -- >> 78? >> or -- 78? >> 76 for women. >> 82 for women. >> 81 for women. 76 for men. >> really? >> wow. >> the reason i bring this up, the question has been brought up, would you want to live past that? would you want to live to 100? >> no. >> if i was healthy. >> you say no? >> i don't want to,fely healthy,ou don't want to live to 100? it's not possible. >> norman lloyd is 101 years old and was just in "trainwreck." >> i think if you feel good or moderately good, it would be nice. >> you're the odd ball on this. >> it's an exception. the wonderful people we mentioned are the exception.
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>> a survey was done in connection with "time" magazine. 2,000 adults asked. 77% say they'd want to live to be 100. count me in that group. we're going to explore longevity next week on "today," called living longer and living better with tamron hall. >> if you're healthy. when you say it, that's not what comes to mind. >> she's pulling the rip cord. >> she is. >> i'm out. >> that'll be fun next week. as we're aware, valentine's day is sunday. might be tempting to put on your favorite romantic comedy. do not do it. an article in the "washington post" explains exactly why. romantic comedies, and i can tell you from personal experience, spending many years as a person, it is terrible for you. you compare your life. you feel like that thing that
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happen to you. romcoms is the last thing you should do if you're alone on valentine's day. >> watch "rambo." >> "ghostbusters." >> "die hard". >> you see the ideas. >> stay away from "you've got mail. ". >> stay ay from hugh grant in general. >> you can't watch romcoms but you could watch this. this is fabio. the famous romance novel cover model. he's in all his glory in an 18-minute long yule log style video for valentine's day. >> what's that cat doing? >> he lays there. every once in a while, he says, hello, ladies. that's it. >> hello, gorgeous. >> remember what he was most famous for later in his career? >> the bird hitting him. >> the roller coaster. >> the red on his face.
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>> canada goose. >> pop start, willie? >> first up, it's fashion week in new york city. last night, kanye west revealing his season three line at madison square garden. show didn't disappoint. he sang songs from his upcoming album while the models led by naomi campbell stood on stage. the kardashians were there. includinge ing ing e ing ing lamar odom. the show was tweeted about more than the democratic debate last night. >> incredible. >> the #480,000 times. kanye's show's hashtag was 900,000 times. >> that's a low blow. >> you like the show, right?
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>> not the clothes. sunday. nominated for seven awards, including album of the year. the list of performers is amazing. adele adele, lady gaga, luke bryan, the cast of "hamilton," justin bieber, rihanna and more. should be a huge night. >> willie, thank you very much. mr. roker, check of the weather? cold air heading in our direction, it's cold already, but temperatures overnight in the teens. probably not getting out of the teens tomorrow. sunday gets better with temperatures climbing into the 30s.
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clearing up by wednesday with temperatures back in the mid 40s and seasonably cold by thursday. dangerously cold this weekend, wind chills 20 below. >> that's your latest weather. >> announcer: a little romance is sponsored by smucker's. smucker's is happy to celebrate happy couples. >> it's time. part two of our little romance series. on thursday, hoda promised us a very special valentine, and she's back this morning to deliver on her promise. >> today is that day, everybody. i brought you the love stories of incredible couples who have stuck together for more than half a century. they were a few of the stars of a new music video we created with the wedding gurus. as matt said, this video is my valentine to all of you. the world premiere is moments away. first, here's how we pulled it off. >> gorgeous.
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>> reporter: this valentine's, i decide to throw a party. the guest list, exclusive. only couples married more than 50 years. and they have to dance. we watched dozens of sweethearts two stepping through kitchens and hallways across america. all for that special invite and a chance to star in a music video. a valentine for the romantics in all of us. featuring couples who had made it work. but we needed the perfect song. >> hi. >> it's going to be awesome. >> reporter: enter ingrid michaelson. she wrote these cathy tune s s. "little romance." one listen and we're hooked. >> little romance, take two. it seemed like it has the right bounce and rhythm and message and just fun. >> do it one more time.
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couples as they're getting ready for a big night out. i'm the hired entertainment at the sweetheart dance. >> how long have you been 68. >> that's amazing. >> everybody ready? >> reporter: we feature the best toe tap ners pers in a dancing scene with ingrid. at first -- >> i'm getting dizzy. >> where are you, dear? >> we were dancing with 12 left feet. >> did you see her? really funny. >> reporter: after a few takes -- >> stepping forward and backwards. >> reporter: these music video new bee newbies, all pros. later, we have our official sweetheart dance with 35 couples. >> it seems like yesterday. >> 63 years. >> i wish i had that today. look at that. >> reporter: more than just a video shoot, we want to celebrate these couples with the
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wedding gurus from the knot coordinate every detail. >> we wanted to make this something they can remember forever. >> one of the things i learned from talking and meeting you guys is when something is broken in a relationship, you don't throw it away. you fix that's what you guys have done. cheers to that. and cheers to you guys. >> i think this video ratipialo se t people that have
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it is 16 degrees out on a friday morning, february 12th. i'm darlene rodriguez. within a weekend, bitter cold, precautions taken across the area. temperatures today not expected to get above freezing, but it will feel colder overnight. the wind chilln new york city could be 15 below. storm team 4 say it could feel as cold as 35elow to the far north and west. warmingl beut t weekend i d servicehea, b, d, ains the hutch train exit 25 north street causing disruptions in both directions and there's a drain collapse by 79th street, so one lane gets by.
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around the cross bronx accident jamming things up in both directions. darlene? >> thanks so much. sun giving way to clouds, high of 27. tonight looking at some flurries, maybe 17 degrees. tomorrow windy, cold, 18 is the high. coming up on the "today" show, look at the new hbo series that
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8:30 now. it is friday, february -- what is it -- 12th, 2016. take a look at that. you're looking at a huge skiing and snowboarding ramp set up on the field at boston's historic fenway park. doesn't that look fun? >> i may steal your canadian
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>> it's really cold and windy. dylan is there and we'll check in with her in a couple minutes. we'll try to convince her to slide down that in a lunch tray. >> snuggle up, snuggle bunnies. >> i didn't want to go for the blanket. >> why not? >> mick jagger and martin scorsese teaming up. we sat down with a couple legends to hear about their project. plus, your guide to valentine's day gifts. martha stewart is here on how to make gifts for your loved ones. what's valentine's day without candy. >> we have original ideas that are better than a heart-shaped box of chocolates. >> cute. >> nothing is better than this. >> leaping flames kind of licking our faces. >> can we do something, also? can we, this morning, say a
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happy 90th birthday to a wonderful friend of ours? great baseball player and a member of our family always, joe is 90 today and hasn't been feeling all that well. if you're watching, we love you. >> let's get a check of the weather. >> we'll look at our weekend outlook. saturday, we have snow and rain in the pacific northwest. looking at some snow along the northern new england coastline. look for plenty of sunshine in the southwest. nice and warm. on sunday, sunday, record lows in the northeast. snow through the great lakes. icy mix in the mid mississippi river valley. more rain and snow expands out best. 90 on sunday in los angeles. that's what's going on around the country. that's right, don't get up. mperates in the upper teens right now. but the colder air is on its
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10 in newburgh, 4 in west hampton. wind chills single digits, 6 in central park right now. look for a high in the upper 20s, followed by clouds, temperatures fall through the teens tomorrow, wind ills down to 20 to 25 below, could be a record low bysunday.e. ome friendsre where are you from? >> alabama. >> you should have stayed in alabam a member
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you guys are ready for the cold. fantastic. >> yeah. >> let's get friends over here. where are you from? >> here, that's what's going on. now let's head inside to matt. >> i didn't see you. the excitement up in boston, we've been showing you this all morn lg. in instead of baseball, fenway is home to a ski and snow board competition. dylan is on top of this massive ramp. good morning. >> good morning. fenway isn't known for its nose bleed seats but we're as high as
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for free skiing nd the first we nasty bail in practice. i ended upting a little concussion. nothing too major at all, just a mild concussio n. but i had to pull out, save my head. i had t boys. >> you're feeling okay? >> i feel great this morning. the boys put on a great show last night but i couldn't be a part of it. >> you're not going to compete
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compete in big air, in the 2018 olympics, and also in slope style. >> yeah, hopefully i can go back for both. should be a long road there, but it'll be worth it. >> since you're sitting this out, we have the analyst on skis. i hope you've done this before. >> not here. thanks for bringing that we go. whoa! back flip. >> oh, my gosh. >> >> it's pure ice on the way down.
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luke, how'd it go? how would you rate that? >> i'd give it a perfect 10. rogue backflip at 8:30 in the morning. not bad. >> he's been an analyst eight years. to go out and down that -- >> that was insane. mad props. >> that's how that's done, guys. the big air competition continues tonight. it'll be on nbc-sn. guys? >> i'm a skier. i didn't like the sound of any part of that ramp. i'll tell you right now, that is pure ice. dylan, thank you very much. >> amazing. two icons and one project coming up. martin scorsese and mick jagger are joining forces for "vinyl." willie talks to them both. first, on a friday morning,
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there are few people who are more qualified to tell the story of sex, drugs and rock and roll in the '70s than mick jagger. he's teamed up with martin scorsese and terence winter of "board "boardwalk empire" fame. they have a drama, "vinyl." >> this series brought together the two icons to show the down and dirty of new york's 1970s music scene and the shady business behind it. >> show people how rock and roll is supposed to make you feel. heaven knows they want to >> what was it about this period, mick, the 1970s, rock and roll? you lived it. the show is not just sex, drugs and rock and roll, it's a pivotal point. >> more the drugs. >> there are all those things, to be clear, but it's also about these new genres of music coming.
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in there, but we kind of touch on the fact that there's other genres of music. there's punk starting. we get the beginnings of hip hop. disco. it was a very exciting time. new york was an exciting place, though it was poverty stricken, run down. nevertheless, despite over things, it was a hugely creative period in many spheres. >> we decide to set this first series in this period. >> the '70s was a period of great excitement for me. beginnings of all the work i did in film, and music was tied into
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>> and you used the stone themes throughout the movie. >> it's what was in my life at no point. >> do you have a favorite stones song? >> could be, "give me shelter." >> that's the one. >> it's interesting, we end up using it without saying we're going to use it. >> by the way, my favorite stones song, too. >> "exile". >> do you have a favorite album? >> i can't remember which songs are on which album, to be honest. >> reporter: even if mick's memory of his own catalog is vague, he hasn't forgotten the often shady business behind the songs. >> one of the key things that mick pointed out when he came to me to a film on be more about the music business than
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more about how the business ran. >> which was crazy in itself. it was aligned with the craziness of the artist and the period. a lot of people imagine the bu ? >> yeah. >> the rolling stones! >> okay. >> reporter: scorsese directed the 2008 rolling stone's documentary, "shine a light," but vinyl is the first collaboration with the two icons. >> two guys who had creative control their entire careers. how did you work together? who was in charge? >> we have a good working relationship. even though we're both used to getting our own way to some extent, we both know we have to work with other i, we both want perfection, knowing
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we want as much as we can get. >> they work really well together. the series is great. i was telling you guys as we sat down for the e to watch. >> you've been directed by scorsese. >> i have. the series premiere of "vinyl" is sunday night on m hb to o. speaking of music, have you seen this new video by ok go? "upside down, inside out." they shot it in zero gravity. check this out. >> so colorful.
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>> they took 21 flights in zero gravity to shoot that video. >> we should do it. >> i would need 21 little bags for that. quickly i want to go back to one thing. i'll be you, willie and you be mick jagger. do you have a favorite rolling stones song? >> to be honest, i don't remember which songs go with which album? >> you're sitting across from one of your heros and he's being mick jagger. i don't know what songs are on which album, really. >> that needs to be a jif. >> it probably already is. martha stewart helps us make valentine's day gifts.
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we're back at 8: 47. valentine's day is this sunday. no better way to show your love than making something from scratch. look who is here, martha stewart, creator of all things
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can master, which is unusual. >> women have no trouble. >> as we do these, willie, al and me, we'll play in the background, our favorite love songs. >> how nice. >> ready for mine? >> yeah. >> fan out. tell me if you know who this is. >> barry white. >> well done. what are w making? >> these are beautiful vases. look how pretty. >> are they hard to make? >> wouldn't your wife like a breakfast pray with tray with her initial on it? >> what's your wife's initial? >> i need an "a." >> there's no "a." put an "m" for martha. i'll do an "m" for matt. >> she'll love that. >> you paint a border with this all-purpose craft paint. these are stencils you can buy at the craft store.
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no difficulty. put the stencil on. pounce with your paint. you don't want to do one? >> i'm going to do the one you've got. do it put this here? >> here. >> you do it. you're better than me. >> you go like that. you put this off after -- should have chose an more simple letter. >> this comes out beautiful. i was with martha, annette, but i was thinking of you. there we go. >> let that dry. hi, al. what do we have? what song do you have? now that's beautiful >> "unforgettable," martha. >> everybody is unforgettable. >> true. but my wife is more unforgettable. >> some are more forgettable. >> really?
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the banner down here is all hombred. take your crafts glue and paint over an entire part. it's made out of heavy cardboard or fiberboard, whatever. then we have four different colors, tones of glitter. glitter comes in beautiful colors now. you're a good painter, al. >> two coats. >> one is enough for this. just cover the whole thing. start with the lightest color on the top and go down. >> want to move on with mr. geist while i continue working? >> she doesn't trust you. >> we don't have time for crafts. >> come on down, martha. >> what's playing now? >> little frank. >> my favorite. >> "the way you look tonight." >> i like that.
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what are we doing here? >> we'll have candles for your dinner. are you going to have a sexy din dinner on valentine's? >> absolutely. >> good. you punch out the hearts. >> what is this material? >> wax. you can apply these hearts. look how easy they punch out. heat it up a little with the hair dryer. right on the little heart. warm it up. >> all right. >> and apply it to your candle and it stays. >> cool. >> nice. it stays right on there. you can do all different size hearts. you can make pillared candles into something special. >> ins i since i did the online dating thing with you, who are you spending valentine's day with? >> nice people. friday, saturday and sunday, i'm flying out three.
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>> just kidding. i wish. i wish. >> always nice to know. martha, thank you very much. >> happy valentine's day. >> i didn't see that coming. >> i have to get that image out of my head now. >> all the instructions are on up next, how to think outside the box when it comes to valentine's day chocolates. first, this is "today" on
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we're back at 8:53. now that you know how to make your own valentine's day gift, you need sweet treats to go with it. lori is style director at "good housekeeping" magazine, here to help us think outside of the box. >> good morning. >> life is like a box of chocolates but we're taking it up a notch. >> you never know what you're going to get. >> you have good things for us. >> the point i want to make is these are all still available. you might incur a cost to overnight it. we did a good job of finding local chocolates here and across the country. support small businesses, as well. malvi is out of north carolina. this is a baked chocolate cookie with the marshmallow inside. this is from a husband and wife team. chocolate on chocolate, which i heard you like. $6.50 for a pack of four.
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>> love them. >> this has roasted peanuts, home homemade peanut butter. $16. this is brittle bark. a mom tripled this business because they're so addictive. speaking of family-run businesses, two sisters in brooklyn. family sundays. these run $7 to $8.
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pretzel, sprinkles, salty coffee, birthday cake. love hot chocolate? >> love. >> this ranges from $5 to $15. you stir it in and it's a really decadent hot chocolate. >> we'll have the list on for more on the sweet treats. want to launch into something? >> one more. >> these are the hearts. $32.95. this is used as a medical mold. >> the rest will be online. happy valentine's day.
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plaza, getting her live, this is news 4 new york now. 8:57. it's friday morning, february 12th. looking at the expressway there, rodriguez. police are questioning two people about the fatal shooting of a teenager in brooklyn. the 16-year-old victim was shot in the head last night inside an apartment on miller avenue in east new york. he was later pronounced dead at the hospital. police have not released the possible motive. sun giving way to clouds, high of 27. tonight flurries are possible, 17 degrees, tomorrow windy, cold, wind chills as low as 15 below zero in the city, colder to the north and west. degrees.
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al shares a great recipe for strawberry shortcake that will woo your loved ones this valentine's day.
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this morning on "today's take," katie holmes taking on an intense role in "touched with fire." two legends, mick jagger and martin scorsese on their rock and roll series. plus, food and crafts for valentine's day. that's all coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today's take," with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on a friday morning.
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we've brought our crowd in tight to the fire pit, and they need it out there. it is cold here in new york city. really, in large parts of the country. sit on the couch, get comfy. >> i was going to say, it was like when my parents wouldn't let me sit on the sofa. >> not with a plastic slip cover. >> don't sit there, tamron. >> we're listening to your jam, a little no doubt. >> i don't know why i woke up thinking about this song. i guess we're going to talk about it later, but i hung out with cool people yesterday. >> we'll get to that in a second. this weekend, we have temperatures predicted to be sub zero from the midwest to the east coast. we're talking 19 in washington, d.c. 14 in new york. 8 in boston. it'll get even colder sunday morning. it's going to be brutal. take a look at the images. this is from scranton, pennsylvania. 12 inch water main breaks spraying water everywhere. 20 feet into the air.
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power lines with a thick sheet of ice. >> holy cow. >> this is -- it's like out of a movie. it's crazy. they finally were able to chip away. look at that. >> unreal. >> crazy. >> we spent a lot of the week in manchester, new hampshire, covering the primary there. we got lucky. i'm looking at my phone now, negative 8 tomorrow and negative 6 on sunday in manchester, new hampshire. >> it's dangerously cold. people have to check on the elderly, especially. check your pets. dress in layers. frostbite can occur quickly on exposed areas of skin. be careful. >> sounds like a good weekend for a blanket and the clicker. >> perfect valentine's day snuggle weekend. we are getting a sneak peek of president obama's appearance on "ellen" today. the first lady had a valentine's day message for the president and he responded in presidential form. >> oh, gosh. >> i just wanted to wish you a happy valentine's day.
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the white house. in honor of that, i wrote you a valentine's day poem i wanted to share. roses are red, violets are blue, you are the president, and i am your boo. >> somebody call the situation room because things are about to get hot. i love you so much. i obamacare about you more than you even know. that's right. obama cares. >> this is a man in the last year of his presidency. >> he's enjoying himself. >> so modern and hip. obama cares. >> i obama care now. >> i thought he was going to break out in marvin gaye. >> even there, he's kind of giving an obama speech. i will obama care you. >> interesting. i love it.
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>> one thing the cold weather is good for is up at fenway park in boston. they've transformed where the red sox play into a winter wonderland. this is a 140 foot high snow ramp. >> gosh. >> unbelievable. it's call a ski and snow boarding free ski competition. former professional skier, luke, tried it out. >> wow. >> nails the landing right there. >> incredible. >> that's a little terrifying. when you saw the shots from the top of the ramp. >> how small the bottom looked. >> oh, my gosh. >> how fast you think, going down? >> i don't know. >> doesn't matter. >> no, it doesn't matter. >> just stop at the bottom. >> good point, mr. roker. >> things these guys do. this is on nbc-sn this weekend. check it out. it's unreal. we see it at the olympics and now the people in boston get a
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>> what does that feel like? >> we'll never know. >> never, ever, ever. >> we're just like, not going to do it. never going to happen. oh, my gosh. another hot thing that's happening, last night, kanye west, not far from where we are, had a huge fashion show debut. we'll talk about that in a moment. the headline, and we always talk, lamar odom made his first public appearance, khloe kardashian's husband. he was there with the kardashian family. >> looks great. >> he looks phenomenal. remember the reports where he was on life support, never going to walk again, couldn't speak? kanye personally escorted lamar into madison square garden to cheers of people shouting his name. the kardashians dressed in kanye's clothing line, which i thought looked like "game of thrones." that was his line. also, lamar is in one of kanye's
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around. >> amazing. were so dire. i didn't see if we'd see the guy in public again. here he is at a public event. so happy to see him. >> obviously, just in contrast, and we don't know and perhaps on their show, they'll tell really what happened and his journey. he's been in rehab with his children visiting him. they've put out a couple instagrams. >> amazing. speaking of runways, tamron walking the runway for a special cause last night. >> yes. >> american heart association's go red for women red dress collection. there you see -- >> hello. >> tamron hall! >> hi there. >> good thing that wasn't today. >> look at you. yeah! >> my golly. >> that was mark bauer and the go red -- >> you have to come out of your
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you really do. >> dab! >> here's what happened, and this is the gospel truth. mark bauer, that's his creation. i'd never seen this dress until 20 minutes before i put it on. you know this, and al, this is all show, this is tv. when i'm one-on-one at parties, do i talk to people? >> no. >> believe it or not, i'm a shy person. our amazing pr, she's like, you're here, in the dress, you have to do it. >> and you did. >> florence henderson was my inspiration. she had her robe on and basically disrobed going out on the red carpet. >> that's our girl. >> florence was like, do it and own it. >> you looked amaze ing. >> you had great company. fran drescher, vanna white. >> yes. it was all for a good cause. i walked in honor of my aunt who passed away. i took off a month ago from
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in her honor. please go over to the website, the american heart association, and learn more about how we as women need to monitor our health, have an annual exam and it's great to have a great red dress but better to have a hug from your mom, aunt, loved one. >> the next best thing? a secret admirer. what happened? >> we had jamal on the show yesterday. then he tweets this. when you're trying hard not to ignore your buddy al roker because you just want to stare at tamron hall. >> look at him. >> malcolm jamal-warner tweeted this. >> following up with, the only annoying part was not having time to ask willie geist to trade seats with me. >> see, you guys -- okay. yesterday, i was accused of flirting with the mvp of the super bowl.
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>> who was adorable. i made a joke and i really was not flirting with him. >> no. >> i was flirting with malcolm jamal. >> i think it was obvious. >> the people had it wrong. it was all on twiet tter. von is like 20 and i'm a hundred. it's not my lane. >> tamron huxtable. i like the sound of that. never mind. forget that. >> he is a handsome talent and a musician. i started instagram stalking him. >> it's mutual, okay. >> there's a song called "it goes down in the dio." >> direct message? >> i haven't done it yet. i have a date lined up for valentine's day already. >> in case it falls through. guess what? day 13 of our 25 days of prizes. we'll help you find us on's take.
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sunny finish to the day, couple late night snow showers, teens for highs both tomorrow and on sunday. monday increasing clouds, 34. wintery mix monday night, heavy rain for tuesday near 50. partial sunshine wednesday. >> that's your latest weather. >> thanks, al. coming up, it doesn't get better than this. mick jagger and martin scorsese, the film's front man and the oscar-winning director teams up for a series on hbo called "vinyl." it's about the sex, drugs, rock and roll lifestyle of the '70s. we'll catch up with a couple icons next. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief.
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marty, is that right, mick? >> yeah, it would be a four-hour movie. they said, marty, it had to be cut to three hours. marty said, never. >> i said, two hours. >> reporter: they found a home on hbo, where the series captures the sex, drugs and rock and roll of the music industry that jagger lived through. one of the actors on the show, mick's son, james. >> we had this character written for an up and coming punk band. i said, i hate to do this, but i'm going to throw my son in the mix. he's into the punk rock band. put him in and see how he does, throw him in the mix. i think he comes out very good. >> very well. >> reporter: scorsese is a rolling stones fan from way back. the band's music has been the soundtrack to some of the most memorable scenes in his films. >> the music that really scored my life at that point. the music i kept relating to was the stones. >> i have
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many times you've used it in a movie. do you have a favorite stones song? >> could be "gimme shelter." >> that's the one! >> reporter: both scorsese and jagger worked with the late david bowie. they reflected on the loss of a long-time friend. >> very saddening. you know, i hadn't seen him such a along time. it's very sad. i had no idea he was that ill. >> i met him in the early '80s. i worked with him on "last temptation of christ." >> maybe you'd learn a lesson. >> thank you, gentlemen, so much. i appreciate the time. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thanks so much. >> you can catch the first episode of "vinyl" this sunday on hbo. ahead, we'll catch up with katie holmes on her intense role in the film "touch td fire ed with fire."
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it was a big day for kanye. the rapper debuted his new pablo." he named that thing. as well as his third yeezy -- i don't know who pablo if the new do is what? it's a wig. we do know that northwest was looking adorable. stealing the show, proving kids can slay fashion. the extended kardashian-west family. congrats to con kanye at his dual
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the band ok go's new music video, completely shot in zero gravity. it looks as though it was shot in one take, which is more impressive. we're not sure how they're going to top this one. we look forward to whatever they can come up with next. i proposed the "today's take" team reenact this video. al roker says, not happening. okay. it's presidents' day weekend and valentine's day weekend. mother's day has come early. we're not talking about the holiday. we're talking about the new star-studded movie from one of my favorite directors, gary marshall. yahoo! movies has the premiere of the new trailer and it boasts a list of a-listers. jennifer aniston, kate hudson and julia roberts. here's your peek. >> just got remarried. >> like a 12-year-old. >> hi. >> hi. >> i'm here for a job. >> tell me more about this between and your ex-husband. >> i'm sure i exaggerated.
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acne clears up. >> do you go to the supermarket? >> juice, eggs and tamrons. >> what was that? >> tamrons. >> i'll write "t." i'll know what it means. >> check on -- >> daughter? >> same boat, two sons. >> nice meeting you, sandy with two sons. >> can't wait to see it. finally, taylor swift is set to open at the grammy's this monday night. the singer is nominated for seven awards this year, including album of the year. list of performers so far, extensive. adele, lady gaga, luke bryan, justin bieber, the cast of "hamilton," which we're excited about, rihanna, and isn't kendrick lamar going to perform? he's the king of the grammys, right? ahead, we'll catch up with katie holmes to talk about her new movie and what she thinks of a "dawson creek" remake.
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> live, the sun is shining, a cold friday morning. that is the hamilton bridge right now. 9:27 on thisdfriday, february 12th. good morning, i'm michael gargiulo. firefighters still battling a massive warehouse fire in new jersey. it's now been burning for more than 17 hours. smoke from the fire seen as far away as manhattan and philadelphia. the fire prompted the hillsborough school district to close today. up to 27, that's the good
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tomorrow windy, cold, could be as low as 15 below zero in the city. colder north and west with the wind chill. sunday sunny, still cold, 17. monday gets better, 34 degrees. coming up on the "today" show, al's special recipe for
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pope francis is on his way to cuba and then mexico. today on board the plane to havana. he got a gift from a mexican journalist, a sombrero. looks good in it. the pontiff returns to the vat cann -- vatican in a week. saturday, we have wet weather in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow showers left over around the great lakes. cold temperatures in the upper midwest and northeast. as far south as northern florida. sunday, sunday, we are looking for more snow from the upper great lakes all the way down into the gulf coast. rain and ice in between. rain and snow on the pacific northwest. record lows sunday morning in the northeast and mid-atlantic states. 10 degrees cooler than it should be in florida. look at los angeles on sunday, 90. arctic air on its way will
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dangerous saturday night through sunday morning. anywhere from 15 to 20 below zero in and around the city. about 20 to maybe 30 below zero extreme northwestern suburbs saturday night on into sunday. today sun giving way to clouds, snow showers, teens, that's it for highs saturday and sunday. back to the 30s monday, rain by tuesday. >> that is your latest weather. now to today food. a dessert not only perfect for your kids but also a romantic finish to your dinner with your sweetie. strawberry shortcake. my mom used to make this all the time and i loved it. it's a simple dessert. i love this. you make extra biscuits, it's great. you have your strawberries, eggs, lemon curd with baking soda. all the baking ingredients. this is really -- you get a food processor and it makes it easier. some do it by hand.
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you're going to take some sugar. baking powder and salt. put it together. the secret is, when you put in your butter, it should be ice cold. >> really? >> keep it in the freezer until you're ready to use it. put your butter in there. >> easier to cut when it's cold. >> exactly. put the top on. you're going to basically pulse this until it gets crumbly. of course, you have to get the top on first. anyway, you pulse it. >> we get the point. >> this is what you'll end up with. crumbly stuff. now, you whisk an egg with whole milk. you're going to put that in here. then you're going to put that all together. you mix it up. you're going to roll it out to about an inch square. take any shapes. >> you have a heart? >> or you can use the perfect circle. >> so cute.
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you put it in the oven, brush it with a little egg wash, like that. >> the biscuit is critical to this. a bad biscuit ruins it and this is a good one. >> sprinkle sugar on top. 425 for 10 minutes in the oven. while it's baking, get the ripe strawberries and mash them up. you're going to throw in sugar. a little water. then you're going to take the -- once these are mashed, put in some sliced strawberries so there's heft to them. >> got it. >> meantime, whipped cream. you can get some from the store or make your own. lemon curd. a little lemon zest. whoa, whoa, the vanilla! some vanilla. >> there you go. >> real life right there. it's how it happens at home.
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your biscuits in half once they've cooled down. take a little doll bit of sour cream. >> this is one of my favorite dessert desserts. the lemon curd, the best i've had. >> gives it another flavor. >> finish it off with a little stau ber strawberry and champagne. for the kids, sparkle ing grape juice. don't give this to your kids. >> oh, auntie tamron. >> this is the after-party where the kids aren't at. >> for more valentine day ideas, head to shout outto shoutout to one of our loyal food club members. cheyenne, thank you for sharing your recipe.
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in the new film "touched with fire," katie holmes takes on her most intense role yet, as a wombat lg an battling bipolar disorder. >> tamron caught up with katie. >> i sat down with katie and her love-interest in the film, luke kirby. i had a talk with her about another famous role from way back when, a beloved television show. here it is. >> were you a fan of "dawson"? >> yeah. is that convincing? >> no, that wasn't. >> it feels so long ago. >> it was iconic television. >> wasn't quite 20 years ago. >> that's what they wrote. >> reporter: the times have changed since katie holmes was a high schooler. with her newest role, we're seeing a new side of the actress. >> trying to figure out who i am. you know, because i don't feel like myself anymore.
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medication, i don't feel like myself. >> it's nothing like anything i've done before. the love story involved, it's really sad. you want them to be together but -- >> you do. >> -- they're not good for each other. because we both share, we're the only ones that can relate to each other. >> i felt like that watching this. i want the characters together, but i don't. i think it speaks to the chemistry you had on screen. what was that like for you? >> you know, it's about a five-minute test that worked. >> five minutes, you were in? >> either you see that we're going to lock in and do this or not. >> when you go home and you're with your child, does a film like this have an impact in your interaction and even educating your child about this? >> you know, this was a really
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i keep everything really sort of separate. i work and then i'm mom. >> i know you talked to "more" magazine recently. the quote was, i feel i'm still a teenage ner r in a lot of ways. i still feel like a girl. what does that mean? >> i guess it says i'm not that self-aware, is what i meant. i do things that are challenging. i do things that are fun, but i don't think about it too much. >> are you a kid at heart? >> yeah. i'm in jeans and a sweatshirt most days and i like it. >> do you think that, with everyone kind of into throwback television, would you be willing to go back to do a reboot of "dawson's creek"? >> and be in high school again? >> more of the creepy teacher in high school. you tell me. >> when i look back at the show, it had a certain charm that was available. it was before the internet really took over. it was before iphones. it was before this kind of new form of communication. it had this certain feeling that
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>> it's time to grow up, dawson. >> we'll do it together. >> i don't think that in today's world, you could achieve that same kind of feeling. >> you think they're like on facebook now, those characters? they're facebook friends? >> where are they now? >> they just communicate on facebook. >> they text all the time, like the rest of us. they're texting to each other while they're sitting with each other. >> "touched with fire" is in select theaters, nationwide next week. "dawson creek" fans have to wait. >> you wanted the reboot. >> i'm too old to be into the "dawson creek," but everyone under my age liked it. >> classic. >> you won't get it. coming up, bacon roses. whether you like salt or sweet, we'll show you some of the most amazing and delicious creations
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how about a bouquet of bacon instead for valentine's day? >> that's what i'm talking about. inspiration for valentine's, you can find it on youtube. can channel, how to cake it, has over 1 million subscribers. yo lan good morning. you met martha stewart? >> one dream come true. the second, i had a one year anniversary on youtube. and i'm here with you today. >> congratulations. happy you're here to celebrate valentine's day. let's start with the emoji cakes. >> this is kissy face and heart eyes. >> how do you do it? >> this is a fondant cake, which is a lot of what i do. if this is too much to handle, you can make the mini cakes baked in tin cans.
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what you end up with is a gorgeous pink raspberry butter cream. perfect forvalentine's day. top them with your loved one's favorite candies. do it with your kids or wife. >> beautiful. i'm going sample it while you do bacon with al. >> okay. >> this is from spread banger. it's flowers and dinner in one. >> wow. >> you knock it out. you take a strip of bacon and roll it up. then you insert toothpicks so that they stand up on your baking rack. just like crisscross them. >> crisscross applesauce. >> good memory. stand them on a tray and bake them at 400 degrees until crispy. >> where is the bouquet part coming in? >> you get your standard bouquet
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take your bacon roses and stick them in the flower bud. hello. she's in love with you. >> she loves me. she loves me not. >> you still love bacon. >> i do. >> deborah, you know what to get al. let's move over here. i see milk shakes, mason jars. >> this is from the domestic geek. this is a cherry cheese make cake milk shake. this is vanilla ice cream and we pour in milk. then we have, of course, cherries for the cherry cheesecake. this is cream cheese. if you can grab the vanilla and graham crumbs. >> absolutely. >> should we put a bacon rose? no. >> bacon milk shake. i like the way you think. >> we're going to mix it all together. >> what do you like about the
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they seem to be popular. >> they're chic, fun and casual. they hold a lot more milkshake, which is great. >> love it. >> pour nit it in a jar. let's skip ahead to the end. >> let's do it. the apple cake, a neat little heart sweatshirt. >> hearts on your sleeve sweatshirt. what you do, make yourself a heart template, foam roller, paint and paint away. any pattern. >> keep repeating? >> all down the sleeve, anyway you want it. >> come out with something like that. >> i would wear this on how to cake it. i'd paint, cake, across the sweatshirt. >> happy early valentine's day. >> you, too. >> we're back in a moment on
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>> hi, i'm warm. >> yes. story tomorrow. it's going to be one of those awe stories. the couple is married now. they had this near death expeerps ex experience that made them realize their love. let's not have a near death experience and let's recognize the person when we have them. that's for all the romantics out there. do you know the difference between love or lust? >> can you have both? >> you know what? ah-ha thing, i don't know if i thought about it that way. we'll have a psychologist and dig into it. >> you can have both. >> true. >> you probably should have both. >> exactly. >> i'm pretty deep. >> lust becomes love. >> absolutely. >> back and forth. >> can lust go to love? >> sure.
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live, this is news 4 new york now. >> 9:57 on this friday, february 12th. good morning, i'm michael gargiulo. precautions being taken, two people in our area safe from this bitter cold. warming centers will be available through the weekend in the city, two warming centers
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anyone who needs to get out of the cold should also consider going to a library or senior center. call if you see anyone homeless on the street and appears to need help. let's check the weather. temperatures not expected to get above freezing. high only 27. tonight 17 with flurries. wind chill in new york city could be 15 below. 35 below to the far north and west and tomorrow, windy, cold, high of 18. sunday really cold, high of 17. monday we start to rebound. coming up on the "today" show, meredith vieira joins hoda for a fun friday show. we'll be back in 30 minutes. in the meantime, have a great
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1 their a in rockefeller plaza. >> you made it! it is tried, february 12th. meredith vieria is here for kathie lee. >> thank you! hello!
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