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see you monday th the news with shepard smith starts now get intelligence briefings president biden just said no >> and at last signs covid disaster relief money is coming. i'm shepard smith. this is the news on cnbcn cnbc vice president harris's first tie breaking v vice president harris's first tiebreaking vote in th senate clears the path for covid relief as president biden vows to keep a promise. >> i'm not cutting the size of the checks they're going to be $1,400, period >> when americans can expect cash in hand >> vaccination reinforcements.
hundreds of active duty troops will be deployed at home to bolster the effort while in one city, workers go door to door. >> the super bowl covid handicap the impact on gambling, gatherings, and the big game >> that's the only way we can get here right now >> plus, cut off from their own country. a tiny american town finally rejoins the lower 48 on the back of an ice road 20 inches thick but what happens when the spring thaw comes >> announcer: live from cnbc, the facts, the truth, "the news with shepard smith." and good evening they're bringing in the military president biden vowing to use political and now military muscle to help bring it in to americans suffering from the pandemic the pentagon preparing to deploy active duty troops to speed up
vaccinations, and the white house announcing it will use the defense production act to ramp up the supply of shots and covid tests and ppe. on the economic front, president biden and democrats are moving forward without republican support to quickly pass a massive covid relief package >> so i'm going to act i'm going to act fast. i'd like to be -- i'd like to be doing it with the support of republicans, but if i have to choose between getting help right now to americans who are hurting so badly and getting bogged down in a lengthy negotiation or compromising on a bill that's up to the crisis, that's an easy choice. >> the white house says the latest disappointing jobs report underscores the urgent need for the president's covid relief package. the u.s. economy added only 49,000 jobs last month the unemployment rate dropped nearly half a percentage point to 6.3%. but that does not include people
who stopped looking for jobs altogether we're still down nearly 10 million jobs since the pandemic began. you can see how the number of jobs added every month has flattened and now stalled. we're covering all the angles. first, cnbc's kayla tausche tracking the covid-19 package as it makes its way through congress kayla. >> reporter: shep, committees in the house of representatives are now writing the legislation to accompany president biden's $1.9 trillion proposal. and house speaker nancy pelosi says democrats on their own could pass the bill well before programs expire on march 15th. >> in a matter of less than two weeks, i hope, around that time, we hope to be able to put vaccines in people's arms, money in people's pockets. >> reporter: president biden again today pitched the need for urgency, citing disappointing jobs data. estimates pre-pandemic employment won't fully return
for three years and the lessons he learned from the stimulus he shepherded during the last crisis >> but it wasn't enough, wasn't quite big enough it stemmed the crisis, but the recovery could have been faster and even bigger. today we need an answer that meets the challenge of this crisis, not one that falls short. >> reporter: economist larry summers who worked with then vice president biden warns this package overshoots the mark and could overheat the economy he writes in "the washington post," "i agree with the general consensus of progressive economists that it would have been much better if the obama administration had been able to legislate a much larger fiscal stimulus in early 2009 the stimulus measures of the magnitude contemplated now are steps into the unknown." the white house's go big or go home is bolstered by a public that would rather take that risk a poll conducted in recent days found 72% of respondents, including a majority of republicans, backing biden's
effort and all individual pieces of the bill, except an increase to federal unemployment benefits and a hike to the minimum wage in an interview with cbs news set to air in full before the super bowl on sunday, a clip released tonight shows president biden saying he believes the minimum wage hike might not survive in the final bill and that he's prepared to negotiate who actually gets the direct checks that's been a key area of concern for republicans. shep >> kayla, thanks he said more than that we'll have it for you in just a bit. february is shaping up to be a critical month in the biden administration's push to get more shots in arms next week the fed's report they'll send a million doses to thousands of pharmacies across the country. a few days later, the pentagon is set to deploy troops to california to help with vaccination efforts. and a day after that, one of the first government-backed mega sites will open in oakland
as we reported, the white house covid response team announced it will use the defense production act. the administration says it's using the wartime power to help ensure pfizer has the equipment it needs to scale up vaccine production >> we're leveraging an important power of the defense production act, the ability to ensure that supplies and materials critical to our national defense are going to areas of greatest need. >> but with the massive mobilization that the defense production act creates, there are trade-offs with the possible consequences, here is cnbc's meg tirrell >> reporter: denise and herman live thousands of miles apart, separated in age by two decades, but both have suffered from a th rare condition known as thyroid eye disease. it's painful >> it's a constant cramping, tugging, pulling, redness, inflammation >> reporter: and can cause the eyes to bulge. in severe cases it can lead to blindness. but a drug called tapazole changed all of that. >> it reduces the need to have
surgery, it gets people out of the discomfort, and it als decreases their double vision. >> reporter: herdman finished her six-month course of treatment in october and said it changed her life >> i couldn't drive, i couldn't see, i couldn't work i mean, i'd be blind right now and i have my life back. >> reporter: schmitdke was halfway through her treatment in december when she got shocking news, the drug was going into shortage >> we found out that we were canceled >> horizon therapeutics said the u.s. government ordered its manufacturing partner to prioritize a covid-19 vaccine through the defense production act. use >> moderna uses catalent >> unfortunately it's the same line that tapazole has been manufactured on. i suppose it's bad luck. >> reporter: the biden administration said it would use the defense production act again to prioritize the pfizer vaccine for manufacturing. experts like the university of b
minnesota's mike osterhome tells cnbc there will likely be other shortages, but they're so hard to predict without knowing which companies have been the object of the order >> it broke my spirit because all this time, you know, there's one thing between getting something to ease your pain and getting treatment, something that works >> reporter: and, shep, you know, a source familiar with the covid response team told us they are uniquely sensitive to the impacts of using the defense production act on the supply chain, and everybody we talked with from the company to the patients said they understood the need to prioritize covid vaccines, but they also say their health and their eyesight are important too. shep >> and then there's the johnson & johnson vaccine. how soon could the fda greenlight its shot? >> reporter: well, we got a key date last night, february 26th that is when a meeting of outside advisers will take place to evaluate this vaccine if they vote positively and the fda follows the same pattern
from pfizer and moderna, we could see this vaccine powe ten chally on the market in early march. but, shep, the timeline, 22 days between this application and this meeting, is a little longer than with pfizer and moderna so raising a few eyebrows >> yes indeed. thanks so much, meg tirrell. one of the most iconic stadiums in all the world transformed into a mass vaccination site hundreds of people lined up in the rain this morning, cold rain, outside yankee stadium the site can handle 15,000 vaccinations in its first week, they tell us, but the new york governor, andrew cuomo, says only people from the bronx, not the boroughs, can be allowed to get the vaccine there. he said it should help tackle racial disparities in the vaccine rollout. here's nbc's isa gutierrezey, se early. they were excited. >> reporter: hey, shep people were here early, they were excited and relieved to get appointments here at yankee stadium, a place they know and
love and are comfortable coming to today new york city recently released data that showed that 48% of people who receive vaccine doses in new york city are white, whereas latino new yorkers have received just about 15% of those doses distributed, and black new yorkers just 11% the city and the state are saying that opening this mega site here in the bronx just for bronx residents is part of their effort to try and narrow that gap. here's what one bronx resident had to say about being here today. >> i'm here to bring the numbers up i think black people are scarede i'm here getting the vacci you know, my family's scared my mother's gotten a vaccine i'm here getting a vaccine my aunts are making an appointment. and so we think it's important and important for our family >> reporter: this vaccine site here at yankee stadium is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., though the goal is have it to be a 24-hour-a-day site when vaccine supply increases shep >> isa, thanks >> yankee stadium isn't the only sports venue ready to distribute the vaccine. the nfl commissioner, roger
goodell, offered president biden all 30 of the league's stadiums as mass vaccination sites. in a letter to president biden, goodell wrote, the nfl and our 32 members clubs are committed to doing our part to ensure that vaccines are as widely accessible in our communities as possible goodell noted seven nfl stadiums are already being used as mega vaccination sites across the country. super bowl lv, chiefs and to bucs kicking off this weekend in tampa bay. tom brady in his tenth super bowl, hoping to cement his title as the greatest of all time. and there's baby g.o.a.t., patrick mahomes looking to repeat after his win last year the last quarterback to win two lombardi trophies in a row was tom brady. when the two teams take the field at raymond james stadium on sunday, it will be the first super bowl ever hosted by the home team. it will also be the first time
the game's been played in the middle of a global pandemic. for a look at how the city of tampa and the nfl are handling it all, nbc news' jay gray is live there tonight jay? >> reporter: yeah, and look, shep, they have made a lot of changes here we're at the nfl experience. they've got the crowds here obviously. now they're trying to keep the groups socially distanced as best they can in those crowds. make sure you can sanitize got to stay six feet apart wherever and whenever you can. everywhere you walk, not only in this event but throughout tampa. they've got the stations here to make sure you can sanitize your hands. can't take the mask off period, outdoors, indoors, doesn't matter you got to keep the mask on. once you're inside, they've restricted the amount of people that can come in still a lot of people here obviously but they've restricted it quite a bit this is the first time they've ever had this event free for fans it's also the first time the entire thing has been outside. so that's been a blessing as far as the virus is concerned. while there are a lot of
changes, a lot of things are different during this because of the pandemic shep, one thing stays the same -- the old guy's still got it >> really? >> reporter: it's the first time i've hit it. i was really lucky >> that's impressive i would have thought it was pretaped jay gray live at the super bowl. thank you. from vegas to atlantic city, the pandemic has taken a toll on casinos and sports books -- that was impressive but those casinos and sports be. books, of course, rely on people making in-person bets. it has not stopped people from gambling though. online betting is booming. a record 7.6 million americans are expected to lay some cash for the super bowl this year that's a 63% increase from 2020, according to the american gaming association, but still it won't make up for the billions of dollars lost from in-person betting. at fanduel sportsbook in newy ai jersey, here's cnbc's contessa
brewer >> reporter: long lines today at this sport book just around new york city, but look around covid is having an impact. capacity restrictions and forced social distances fanduel is on pace to take in more super bowl bets here than last year for bettors who are eager for some action. >> i love the idea of getting physical tickets it feels old school. it feels fun just getting an actual ticket. i love the revenge aspect and feeling really smart when i get to come back here and have them give me physical cash. >> reporter: this is one of the bright spots in the pandemic all those covid precautions have taken a financial toll overall super bowl betting this year is expected to decline 38%f 4.3 billion, and it's not just at the sports books, there are to an overall total of $4.3 billion. it's not just with the sport books. there are fewer office pools and, you know, those squares being passed around. the american gaming association tells us, though, we'll likely see a record year for legal bets as seven more states than last year have launched sports
betting. and the real surge is online gambling after all, in many states now, people can pick up their phone, open an app, and make a bet.n we can't talk about the big game without talking about the ad the chiefs have the slight edge. patrick mahomes favored as mvp if you're interested in betting on the color of the gatorade that gets dumped on the winner, odds are it's orange shep >> thanks. after you harass a schoo shooting survivor and spread information far and wide, could you call your colleagues out for their votes against you? the freshman congresswoman from georgia did exactly that today >> you have republicans in the ranks voting against one of their own, that really is a big betrayal >> congresswoman marjorie taylor greene and what she had to say to her gop colleagues who voted against her.
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colleagues really think about what they've done. i'm sure they're going to hear from their base at home because they're very loyal to president trump and they've been very loyal to me and they've shown me that republican voters support me still. the party is his doesn't belong to anybody else >> the congresswoman says she was sorry for the wrong and defensive things she had said in the past but did not get specific and refused to apologize for harassing park land survivor david hogg one of the world's smalles reptiles and resistance to a military takeover as we go around the world in 80 seconds myanmar, protests against the military coup gaining steam across the country supporters of the arrested political activists gathering outside the courthouse, holding flowers and flashing three-finger protest gestures for civil disobedience hundreds of college students also marching holding the red flag of the detained leader
ainge sang sue chi people in the country's biggest city showing their anger for a fourth straight night, banging cooking utensils and plastic bottles, generals took control after claiming the november election was rigged. bolivia, the government restarting classes this week, and students and parents in this remote town taking no chances. you can see they're covered from head to toe in protective suits, hats, and face masks there's just one teacher for all grades in the same small classroom. the country shut down its schools back in august because it couldn't guarantee access to online education, especially in rural areas like this. madagascar, check out this chameleon. it's 0.87 inches, about the size of a sunflower seed. scientists say it might be the smallest reptile species on earth. they found only two of the tiny lizards, but are on the lookout for more on this trip around the world in 80 seconds. if you're planning future travel, you may need a vaccine
passport a digital document that would show proof of vaccination for covid. tech companies and countries are racing to develop it the challenge here, creating one that's secure, universally accepted, and smartphone-friendly, and as it turns out, that's a tall order here's nbc's sarah horman. >> reporter: they're here, digital vaccine passports are rolling out for health care workers in the north of england. it's the work of british company v-health passport. >> what's the advantage of having this digitally? why not just give everyone a piece of paper >> people are starting to sell fake covid passports so they can go on airlines they're using the v-code because it is end-to-end secure. it ensures that none of these certificates, either paper or digital can be forged. >> reporter: they're far from alone, ibm, microsoft, even a danish government are all working on their own versions of
a digital vaccine passport to reopen borders and allow people to travel without quarantines. >> we very much see this pandemic transforming the travel experience similar to what 9/11 did with security. health passports, proof of vaccination going forward is something we really believe will be with us for some time. >> reporter: iata, the international air transport association says the biggest hurdle isn't the technology at all, but the lack of clear standards from governments and the world health organization on which vaccines and what tests are acceptable >> the standards that we need in place, we needed them months ago, so yeah, we need to pace the step up. >> reporter: streamlining the differing national requirements for quarantining and testing is seen as key to restarting international travel the exotic seychelles, pristine for beaches, recently became the
first country to reopen for tourism, welcoming any fully vax natsed traveler with a negative covid test, including americans, no quarantine required covid tests aren't going anywhere for now until we better understand whether the vaccine actually prevents transmission, travelers can expect to present proof of a negative test along with a vaccine passport shep. thanks mask up at the airport or face a fine the tsa announcing it will enforce the government's new travel mask requirement. the first offense, a $250 fine repeat offenders, up to $1,500 those penalties in addition to whatever the airlines themselves might tack on. some carriers are banning passengers who don't follow the rules. the federal mask mandate also being enforced for trains, buses, and travel hubs one year ago today the former president was acquitted by the senate in his first impeachment trial. next week his second begins.
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peloton forking over a ton peloton forking over a ton of cash to speed up delivery, and that's what topping's cnbc's "on the money. the ceo john foley says the company will spend $100 million to improve its shipping operations they're also doubling the number of customer service reps peloton getting hammered on social media by customers who say they've been waiting for months for their new fitness equipment. demand for the pricey at-home bikes at an all-time high because of the pandemic. working from home doesn't always have its perks. americans are punching in remotely, working longer hours than before the pandemic nord to vpn looked at data for more than 10,000 companies and
reports that employees are working on average an extra two and a half hours a day the same holds true in the united kingdom, austria, and canada. and sunday's big game is going to be super cheesy according to the dairy farmers of wisconsin, americans will eat more than 20 million pounds of cheese during the super bowl they say it's enough to turn every nfl field into a giant cheese board on wall street on wall street, stocks had their best week since november the dow up 92, s&p up 15, nasdaq up 79. home, it's our new headquarters for like everything some of that will end when the pandemic's over, but one lockdown trend has some serious staying power, at-home workouts. according to a survey by the new consumer, 76% of americans say they worked out at home last year, and 66% say they prefer it to going to the gym.
cnbc's diana olick is live from her basement tonight diana, trendsetter, th internet makes it so much better, doesn't it >> it so does, shep. look in basements across america, past the washer and dryer, and back into that basement storage room, more americans than ever are working out from home, whether it's on high-end fitness equipment like a peloton or your basic kettle balls, free weights, dumbbells, yoga blocks, you name it, they're doing it. but the real winner in this new workout world, it's streaming. there are now thousands of options from old stand bys like beach body which signed up half a million new members in the first three months of the pandemic, to streaming newcomers like brick and mortar gym lifetime that quickly launched classes online boutique studio barry's boot camp with 75 studios worldwide jumped online and streamed about
15,000 live classes last year with half a million people working out. >> the thing that made us so excited and that made us feel like it was a success was that we were staying connected to our clients, right >> in april, barry's will launch a new interactive app. >> not only your instructors coming to you live, but you're coming live to your instructor, right? so as the participant in class, i can teach a class and i can say, diana, that's not a good dead lift. soften your knees, flatten your back. >> online training ranked as the number one fitness trend for year ago according to th just a year ago, according to the american college of sports medicine sales of fitness equipment more than doubled to $2.3 billion >> check out those numbers on from last march through october, according to npd groupt billion dollar sales quarter >> check out those numbers on your screen, peloton >> reporter: one of the leaders
in connected home fitness, peloton just reported its first billion dollar sales quarter ever ceo john foley says he's not worried about new competition. >> you're seeing a lot of the traditional fitness players come into at-home fitness because they see the people who are in the space deeply see that at home is the future, and they're all interested in where peloton's going for sure >> reporter: with multiple vaccines now, gyms and studios could be open by the end of the summer, bu >> reporter: with multiple vaccines now, gyms and studios could be open by the end of the summer, but the ceos and others i spoke to say they're not concerned. they think streaming will not lose steam people will just do both why? because a lot of people poured a lot of money into these home gyms, and also, for all those dreaming at-home fitness haters, well, they were forced to try it and, shep, now they are converts >> our resident beast, diana olick, thank you i'm shepard smith. on cnbc, it's the bottom of the hour time for the top of the news just four days away from the
senate impeachment trial, and the former president's defense team has made it clear he will not testify or even provide written statement about the deadly capitol riot that he's accused of inciting. some democratic senators say that's actually a good thing they say the former president testifying would be a terrible idea and turn the trial into a dog-and-pony show. hallie jackson now how will the second impeachment trial be different from the first? >> a couple of ways, shep. you've got sort of the logistical piece of it, right? it's expected to be, frankly, faster it's not going to be long and drawn out. that at least is the expectation from a lot of the democrats and republicans that we've been talking to it will be much more condensed, partly because democrats are conscious they still have president biden's agenda to deal with in the senate, so they don't want to spend all of their time and weeks and weeks wrapped up in this trial you can also, you know, look court. instea it's different personnel
specifically the person presiding, no longer of course the chief justice of the supreme court. instead, it will be senator pat leahy. and you will also have a bit of a different dynamic in this instance when you talk to folks on both sides of the aisle, here's the thing that you hear. from democrats you hear accountability, right, they want to try to hold former president trump accountable for what they see as his incitement of the insurrection on january 6th. on the republican side, you also will hear the word "partisan show," which, i guess, is two words, but the idea that it is clear that some 45 republican senators, the de facto jurors in this instance, do not think it's actually constitutional to try to convict somebody who is no ten attorneys thata presiden who has now left office. so to them the outcome seems fairly preordained and i'll tell you one other difference you're going to see a much smaller defense team for donald trump. last time he had something like ten attorneys that were out there defending him. you remember we saw pam bondi, allen dershowitz, others in
addition to pat cipollone and dave sekulow this time it's going to be two attorneys. it's going to be another lawyer, a third lawyer who will be presenting arguments, shep >> all right. so cbs news just released a clip from president biden's interview with norah o'donnell it's that annual interview that whatever network is hosting the super bowl, they get an interview with the president they asked about whether the former president should get intelligence briefings let's play and get your reaction here we go. >> should former president trump still receive intelligence briefings? >> i think not. >> what's your worst fear if he continues to get these intelligence briefings >> i'd rather not speculate out loud i just think that there's no need for him to have that intelligence briefing. what value is giving him an intelligence briefing? what impact does he have at all other than the fact he might slip and say something. >> hallie, i've never hear anything like that ever. >> totally newsworthy, shep.
it really is and that is partly because of the reason that president biden gave in that interview he told norah o'donnell it's because of donald trump's erratic behavior unrelated to the insurrection, right? separately the piece of this is, you know, former presidents typically get this as a tradition, as kind of a convention it's happened time and time again in the past that they have the option to be able to receive these intelligence briefings what you started to hear toward the end of the former president's term and even since the inauguration have been top intelligence officials who are raising the very same concerns that you heard reflected from president biden. some of them, you know, members of congress like adam schiff, for example, who, of course, is on the intelligence committee saying that he didn't think that it should be done. sue gordon, though, served under donald trump, right? she was part of the dni, the office of the director of national intelligence under the trump administration, even she says that she did not think that was a good idea. clearly president biden is
making the calculation that the benefit of continuing on with this tradition is outweighed by the risk that donald trump could let slip a really important state secret, shep >> hallie, thank you so much so how popular is the former president's impeachment outside of washington? steve kornacki on the numbers tonight. steve, what does the public think? >> well, shep, let's take a look here, compare the politics of the current impeachment of the former president with the last one. so right now if you average together all the polling out there on this question of what should the senate do, trump's at that is something that's different. it's a little bit di been impeached should he be convicted on average 50% are saying, yes, donald trump should be convicted in the senate trial. only 43% saying acquit that is something that's different. it's a little bit different than it was a year ago. the last time donald trump, then the sitting president was impeached on the question of what the senate should do, it was deadlocked then. now it's small, but there clearly is more support for conviction than acquittal. the thing that's the same, though, the thing that hasn't changed when it comes to the
politics of this, it's this. among republican voters, it still remains the case, overwhelming nearly 90% saying acquit donald trump. fewer than 10%, single digits, say to convict him we saw how those politics guided republicans a year ago a lot of reason to think something similar playing out right now, shep. new round of stimulus, steve. what's the polling say about the popularity of that >> so take a look at this. here's a new quinnipiac poll out this week. biden has this nearly $2 trillion stimulus proposal, and you see here, when you put it in sort of broad terms like that, wide support, about two-thirds, only 24% say they oppose it. again, sort of the broad contours of this plan. this is one of the things we've talked about when a new president comes in, generally that's the best period for that president when it comes to polling, when it comes to putting the agenda out there this what you see right here this is joe biden's approval
rating two weeks into his presidency he's over 50%. that is a contrast to donald trump two weeks into his presidency it's that honeymoon period we talked about it's got biden over 50%, and it's got strong support initially for his proposal. >> all right there's your politics lane. you have this new lane -- well, i guess it's a lifelong lane, but now it's on tv we've been watching you on nbc on football. what's your take what are you seeing and predicting >> here we go. the big one sunday, and of course look, the quarterback matchup, brady and mahomes let's just look at brady here. this is his tenth super bowl here you go, here are all ten of them the chiefs right now this is what's interesting this is from our friends at pro football focus this is the win probability for brady's teams in every one of the super bowls, the chance going in that his team was going to win and, of course, this is what happened and what jumps out at me is look at this brady's the underdog in this super bowl the bucs are the underdog on sunday, a 41% chance to win.
that's what they're given by the analytics folks. last time brady was an underdog in a super bowl, you got to go all the way back to his very first super bowl with the pats against the rams when they pulled off that big upset. interestingly, look at this, when brady was a huge favorite against the giants back in 2008, he lost. when he was a huge underdog, he won, and now for only the second time in his career he's an underdog again in the super bowl >> that giants loss was my favorite loss ever, i'm positive of that. that was a very -- tyree, that was a good day, steve kornacki have a great weekend >> you, too. enjoy the game. >> we'll see you on super bowl sunday maybe >> you got it. another arrest now connected to insurrection day. agents raiding the home of a woman feds say helped direct the attack cut off from their country, desperate for business, how one small community came together to create a lifeline of solid ice and bring people back. and a breach of security at the base that holds air force one. the pentagon now taking drastic actions and facing some very tough questions. e very
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the type of aircraft one used by the vice president, the secretary of defense and other top government figures p the pentagon now ordering a full review of security protocols >> everybody in the department and certainly everybody in the air force understands what a serious matter this is >> the man was fined for trespassing and turned over to local police joint base andrews officials say they do not believe he has ties to extremism, but that they still don't know why or how he got into that jet. the suspected bullhorn lad from the capitol riot is in custody as cnbc reports tonight, and a school custodian with a hidden talent on a cnbc trip coast to coast ♪ pennsylvania, fbi agents arrested a mother of eight wanted for taking part in the capitol riot rachel powell reportedly turned herself in
the feds say there's video showing her in a pink hat directing people during the attack agents swarmed powell's mercer county home about 70 miles north of pittsburgh. powell's facing several charges including violent entry. wisconsin, 66 people fishing rescued from ice floes in lake michigan it happened yesterday near the mouth of sturgeon bay. authorities say they got stuck when the ice beneath them started to crack to make matters worse, a major storm was brewing. rescuers say they used helicopters to get them out of there. took about four hours, but nobody hurt.a school janitor ohio, a school janitor in hancock county going viral form this, surveillance video shows him sinking a half-court backward shot. this is liberty benton middle school the principal says joe orion was finishing his rounds when he made this unbelievable trick shot
then you see him casually pick up his vacuum cleaner and trash bag and walk right on out. never miss a chance to take your shot on a cnbc trip coast to coast.coast to coast. when canada closed its when canada closed its borders because of covid, business in the small area of northern minnesota found themselves completely cut off. the highway completely off limits, and the lake nearby, well, it's a lake. but then an idea emerged, on that's become a 22-mile lifeline, and now for the first time in ten months, the 100 people who live there are seeing a few new faces. local reporting now from nbckar reporter affiliate kare-11 and thei reporter boyd hubert. >> reporter: 40 miles off in the distance, they may as well be on the moon. >> right >> reporter: karen and paul colson. >> cut off. >> reporter: cut off from their own country. >> totally, totally. >> yep
>> reporter: the colsons live on the northwest angle, that little bump at the top of minnesota only reached by driving through 40 miles of canada, all good till last march when canada and covid closed the border. >> very depressing there was nobody. >> reporter: nobody able to reach the colsons' resort, one of a dozen that provides jobs for the 100 or so people who live on the angle. livelihoods severed for ten months >> we had zero people at our place. >> yeah. >> zero. >> reporter: the angle needed something bold then someone floated this. >> i thought it was kind of crazy. >> cale is one of the plow drivers now keeping open a 22-mile ice road across frozen lake of the woods, a lifeline. a
>> you've got to figure some way to get customers up here >> reporter: and it's working. two weeks since the opening, the northwest angle ice road has returned life to the northernmost tip of the lower 48. >> drive your 25 miles an hour, take your time, and away you go. >> reporter: a highway on 20 inches of ice complete with bridges over ridges. >> oh, yeah, my wife was very skeptical about my coming out here and when you do see the plow trucks going, it makes you feel a little more comfortable. >> reporter: ice fishers and property owners. >> it's worth this $500 pass. >> reporter: $500 for the season or $145 per round trip to cover costs of constant maintenance. >> we have a cabin up here, and it's the only way we can get here right now >> reporter: the ice will only prop them up till spring.
>> we don't have anything else, right? >> reporter: but the colsons will take it. >> everybody will be able to hang on a little bit longer. >> reporter: a moonshot on a moonscape. >> sink or swim. >> yeah. >> so we just keep swimming. >> reporter: for the news, i'm boyd hubert. >> love it thank you, boyd. when he was the quarterback for washington, he beat the miami dolphins in super bowl xvii tonight, the legend joe theismann joins the news how he's reading sunday's big matchup. coming up -- and covid restrictions easing, one meant to help restaurants, but one restaurant owner tells us that's not going to do it
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gyms, and offices starting tomorrow milwaukee now allowing indoor gatherings of up to 250 people, masks and social distancing still required and new jersey expanding indoor dining capacity from 25% to 35%, and restaurants there are now allowed to serve indoors past 10:00 p.m. cnbc's brian sullivan is live near princeton you got to wonder, will 35% do the trick, or might they just as well stay closed >> reporter: well, that is the big question, shep i mean, listen, it is a small step, but it is a step nonetheless, and to your point, for businesses that have been struggling, restaurants probably harder hit than any other group to stay open, it is a welcome move, but for restaurants like this mediterra in princeton, new jersey, the owner says i'm not going to push back on it, but it's not going to do a whole lot for us. >> i think it's a nice gesture i think it's a positive gesture. in reality, it's not enough, but we'll take it.
>> reporter: and, shep, the other part of it is this i mean, you can open it, you can raise it from 25% to 35%, you can do what you want, but you need customers, and the owner here is saying that, hey, we got hit hard, and people are still very nervous about dining indoors. >> people are just outright reluctant. they're worried. they're scared you know, it's as if it's march, april all over again >> reporter: so, shep, it's a small move, but maybe a move in the right direction. we'll see where it goes from here back to you. >> brian sullivan, thank you. football, commercials, chicken wings, and beer, all mainstays of the super bowl, right? but there is one constant of every nfl championship you may know nothing about we'll introduce you to him, jerry green, a hall of fame reporter who's covered every super bowl sunday. plus, a qb battle for the ages, brady versus mahomes, mvp
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hundreds of millions of fans hundreds of millions of fans watching around the world, tens of millions of dollars spent on tv ads, and the hottest stars in the music business performing at halftime with a state-of-the-art production that sort of spectacle would have been hard to imagine during the first bowl in 1967 it settled the score between the nfl and afl who had just merged into one league, and in the years following, the super bowl grew into an international spectacle. despite that change, the game has always featured one constant, jerry green. he's a hall of fame sports journalist who's covered every single one we spoke to the 92-year-old from tampa where he is gearing up for his 55th super bowl sunday. >> i covered super bowl 1 as part of my beat job. b job
back the back then it was basically like another sunday football game in we went to the the fall of the season we went to the players' rooms for interviews vince lombardi had his packers far out of town. the way the thing has grown is just amazing it became such a big event the world's largest sporting event. i believe the super bowl has defined my pro career. it's been the main event i look forward to it every year. when i see the ball kicked off, i will probably breathe a bit of a sigh oh, boy, here i am i made it. >> got to love it. we asked jerry who he thought is the best quarterback ever, and he said while he has great admiration for tom brady, a young baltimore colt by the name of johnny unitas was the best he ever saw play.
and when tom brady won his first super bowl with the pats in '02, patrick mahomes was in kindergarten now the star quarterback is 25 years old and going for back-to-back titles, but to do that, he'll have to beat 43-year-old brady, who's already hoisted the lombardi trophy a record six times let's bring in joe theismann a super bowl champion himself. joe, it is an honor to have you, thanks there was montana, marino in super bowl xix, but has ther ever been a quarterback matchup, in your opinion, than this one >> shep, absolutely not, and the reason why is because of the age differential i mean, patrick's going for his second in back to backs. tom just seems like all he ever does is play in super bowls. when you really stop and think about it, this is his tenth super bowl there's only been 55 he's played in 18% of the super bowls that have been played. it's such a great story between
the grizzled veteran, who' probably going to go at least another couple of years, and the young kid who looks like the heir apparent. >> i'm so excited for it the bucs are, of course, the first team to play in their home stadium. this has been talked about over and over again how big of an advantage is that even with these crowd restrictions >> i don't think it's necessarily that big an advantage because kansas city has basically stayed home. tampa bay is at home, so both of the teams have had an opportunity to be able to control the environment that they're in in the hopes of making sure that nobody late shows up with covid and all of a sudden something has to change so i don't really see it as that big an advantage right now they're going to have to play the game both of these teams have played before they understand it they understand the preparation that they have to get ready for, and i'm excited as you are i think it's really going to be one heck of a great football game >> so often it comes down to turnovers. we all know that but what are you going to be watching for in the way of who
can make their game plan work, and after that, who wins >> it's interesting, shep, because everybody talks about tom brady versus patrick mahomes, but they aren't playing one another. tom brady is playing the defense of the kansas city chiefs. patrick mahomes is playing the defense of the tampa bay buccaneers so it really boils down to what the coordinators are going to be able to do i think patrick's legs give them an advantage, and tom's going to have to be as hot as he's ever been i'm going to pick kansas city in this one >> you d >> are you. >> yes, i am >> you don't want to say, well, that would be the end of it all because you never know i don't know tom brady says he can go to 46 i don't doubt him. who would doubt him anymore? >> no one would. the thing is, and the one thing i look at at quarterbacks, he hasn't lost his fastball that's the biggest thing if you have the ability to be able to throw the ball like tom has done and the protection that he gets, 45 is conceivable i did a thing with him four years ago and i asked him how
long he wanted to play because he was like 39 i said, how long he said 45 and you know what? i wasn't surprised i'm not surprised right now. he's not going away quietly. >> yeah, i'm not either. mighty impressive, even though he was a pat joe theismann, an honor. thank you again. 40 seconds left on a race to the finish president biden and democrats moving forward without republican support as they try to pass a massive covid relief package. and just four days left until the senate impeachment trial, the former president's defense team announcing that he will not testify or provide a statement about the deadly capitol riot that he's accused of inciting. and now you know the news for this friday, february the 5th, 2021 have a great super bowl weekend, and we'll see you back on monday on cnbc. get yours. before the pandemic. another burger truck?
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