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safe. good morning, america. blizzard emergency. east coast bracing for that monster storm. >> today i'm declaring a state of emergency. >> blizzard warnings from washington to new york. more than two feet of snow expected in some areas with wind gusts up to 60 miles an hour. coastal areas fear near record flooding that could rival hurricane sandy. thousands of flights cancelled. the nation's capital shutting down and the south already hit hard overnight. cars sliding off the road. tornadoes touching down. damaging homes and ripping trees from the ground. more than 70 million americans in the crosshairs right now. donald trump and bernie sanders surging. the stunning new polls just days before the voting begins. hillary clinton now on the attack. and ted cruz fights back against donald trump's latest line of attack. this morning, we speak exclusively to the senator. a pilot arrested for flying passenger planes while drunk now facing federal charges.
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the controls? and clash of the titans. two of the biggest names and brands in sports facing off for a trip to the super bowl. tom brady and peyton manning, battling on the field and off. which star will be super? we do say good morning, america. well, if you're snowed in this weekend at least you have some great football to watch, right? fans heading to the game in carolina may have trouble getting there. >> that is a look live right now at asheville, north carolina, looks pretty lovely but it is going to get fierce and the monster storm has 22 states on alert. look at that map right there. thousands of flights are already canceled and look at the new jersey coast. these are drone shots coming in right now from belmar, new jersey, but they are working so hard to protect the beaches because they are worried about hurricane sandy-like flooding.
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that blizzard warning in effect from washington to new york. this storm affecting more than 70 million people. the washington area expected to be hardest hit. could be the biggest snowstorm in nearly a hundred years. >> the radar and it shows how big the storm is sweeping across the south. dozens of reports of severe weather overnight including a tornado and massive hail. we do have full team coverage this morning from all across the storm zone. and abc's steve osunsami starts us off in asheville, good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, george. as you can see it is really coming down. when we got here to town just a few hours ago these streets were bare but take a look at it now. we see at least one to three inches of snow piling up on the streets here and they're telling us in the mountains it could get up to a foot. overnight, the storm refused to take a break. a tornado in mississippi pushed over trees and peeled off roofs
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this morning. in arkansas drivers are sliding off the roads. this nasa satellite image shows the size of the snowstorm sweeping through the east and south. in all at least 70 million way of punishing weather. at least six governors have declared a state of emergency. the d.c. metro area is expecting the worst. a blizzard like they've never seen. as much as 30 inches of snow. >> because the blizzard is coming. they don't want to get stuck. >> reporter: authorities are shutting down the trains all weekend. >> we cannot risk putting our customers out there and then leave them stranded. >> reporter: truckloads of salt are standing by. and the nfl, the carolina panthers have been forced to cancel a pep rally ahead of sunday's nfc championship game while families worried they could be stuck for days clear out supermarket shelves. there were long lines for food and water at this trader joe's in d.c. only allowing ten people in at a time.
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>> reporter: this hardware store in virginia had to put a limit on the amount of snow equipment each customer could buy. >> we're down to the last few shovels. >> reporter: authorities here trying to get the word out to families to stay inside because underneath all this snow as beautiful as can be is quite dangerous ice. george and robin. >> you can already see it picking up there. >> we can. washington really expected to get slammed from this storm. as much as two feet of snow there. one of the worst storms in that city's history and rob is in our nation's capital for us this morning. good morning, rob. >> reporter: good morning, robin. they don't get more than 20 inches very often, matter of fact it's only happened twice and may happen again frantically preparing, depots like this battling this storm growing rapidly and the snow coming down
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look how big this is. the snow is already getting into virginia and the back side of this already bringing snow and power outages to parts of arkansas, the storm head up the east coast and blizzard warnings posted from d.c. all the way up to new york. here's the storm. it gets to the coastline and intensifies there and taps that moisture and heat content and throws all that into the cold air, a foot or better in philadelphia. could get that much in new york city, could get over two feet especially southwest of certainly would make it historic. schools are closed and the federal government is shutting down at noon. that is right around when the snow is expected to start and blizzard warnings then up right through sunday morning, not to mention the winds, george, they are going to be intense not only here but along the coast. >> everyone is getting ready. we'll talk about the coast. coastal flooding expected from maryland to connecticut and could rival hurricane sandy and abc's linzie janis is in belmar, new jersey, one of the areas hit
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george. as you say the big concern here at the jersey shore is not the flooding. check this out. it is a giant sand dune that's been created to try to protect the homes and properties along the oceanfront here and look at our drone shot. this thing is already nearly a mile and a half long, 10 to 15 feet high and this morning they're out here making it longer. communities up and down the coastline are going to be racing today breaking out the bulldozers to create these emergency barriers by tonight, of course, these communities, some of the hardest hit by superstorm sandy and winds could be up to 65 miles per hour on saturday with waves up to 20 feet, one of the reasons they are so concerned about flooding is it is a full moon this weekend, so seas are already high. we could see close to historic storm surges in southern new jersey. robin. >> all right, linzie, thank you very much. it's best to just hunker down if
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what if you have to travel? nearly 2500 flights canceled already today. almost as many for tomorrow. abc's david kerley is at reagan national with that side of the story. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is the tale of two pictures. look at this one. this is a beehive of activity people racing to get out of town come this afternoon and this will be a ghost town. as you mentioned, a lot of flights canceled. the same amount tomorrow. could go to 3,000 canceled tomorrow because the airlines are basically shutting down for saturday here in the mid-atlantic and east coast, in fact, american airlines is starting to move their planes to the west away from the storm to store them so there won't even be any planes come saturday. 200,000 passengers will be affected by this storm. either canceled flights or have to wait till later. most airlines are offering waivers if you have to change your ticket. robin and george, the nfc championship game, all those cardinal fans from arizona, if
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sunday. >> weather like this, it's best to pack a lot of patience. we'll bring you the latest developments on the storm all morning long and we'll check in with rob again in a few minutes. you can go to on yahoo for the latest updates. just ten days until the iowa caucuses and new polls out show donald trump with a lead over ted cruz and bernie sanders pulling ahead of hillary clinton as well. that has clinton stepping up the attacks on sanders and abc's cecilia vega is on the campaign trail in cedar rapids, good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: george, good morning to you. those attacks are swift, fierce and not letting up on either side. it is down to the home stretch here in iowa. the difference between those two rivals vying for first place look no further than this endorsement overnight. >> she completely embodies the concept of women empowerment.
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stage with hillary clinton. >> and i would be so thrilled and honored if you came and caucused for me on february 1st. >> reporter: compare that to this new ad from bernie sanders, the vermont senator going retro with a simon & garfunkel throwback. they've all come to look for america >> reporter: with clinton now facing a possible upset in iowa and new hampshire, she is turning up the heat. >> you believe the american people are ready to elect a socialist as president of the united states? >> it's up to the voters. i know a number of democrats, people who i highly respect are concerned and are expressing that concern to me, to journalists and others. >> reporter: sanders saying clinton's campaign is panicking about the polls. >> and if we do well in both of those states, i think my friends, we are looking at one of the great political upsets in
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states of america. >> reporter: in sin city the competition just as fierce for the republicans. overnight the national review a conservative political magazine making their message clear with this cover saying "he is not deserving of conservative support" and calling him "a political opportunist." trump on the offensive. >> people don't even think about "the national review" so i guess they want to get a little publicity but that's a dying paper. >> reporter: and continuing to hammer rival ted cruz. >> he's a very striking person. nobody likes him. take a look. he's got republican senators. he doesn't have one endorsement from one senator. >> reporter: he also continued on that birther fight and weighed in on the magazine cover calling "the national review" a dying publication, so did the nrc booting the magazine as the host from an upcoming debate. >> thanks. that trump/cruz battle getting so intense top republicans are
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with ted cruz yesterday on his campaign bus i started asking him about those new attacks from trump. >> donald is getting rattled. instead of talking about what he wants to do for the country he stands up there and attacks me. >> people do not like ted. to put it mildly. >> i like donald trump. i'll sing his praises. >> you still like him. >> look, he's bold, he's brash, he's an amazing marketer. i mean this man is an entertainer and marketer par excellence. i'm not going to attack him personally. now, i will draw policy distinctions. that's fair game in politics but the personal insults no matter how ugly he gets i will not respond. >> did seem to welcome the attack from bob dole but how about the argument, he repeated no one likes ted cruz but that it will cause cataclysmic losses. >> he omitted two words. no one in washington likes cruz. >> that doesn't bother you.
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the biggest divide we have in this country politically is not between democrats and republicans, it's between career politicians and washington and both parties and the american people. >> what do you make of the fact that it seems like at some level somewhere a lot of top republicans are coming around to the idea that donald trump would be a more electable nominee and he would be a better nominee. >> not a question of electability. listen to what they're saying. you're right what we're saying is the washington establishment is abandoning marco rubio and they're rushing to donald trump and they've explained why. bob dole yesterday explained why. he said donald trump is someone we can make a deal with. we can cut a deal. we can work with him and, listen, if you're someone in this country who thinks we need more republicans in washington to cut a deal with the democrats to agree with harry reid and nancy pelosi and chuck schumer then you ought to vote for donald trump. >> is he qualified to be commander in chief. >> that's going to be a determination that the people
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i will say anyone who wakes up every day and sees a slight drop in the polls and responds in a frenzy of tweets, i would suggest that the next commander in chief instead of living or dying by the daily polls and by the latest twitter storm, should focus on identifying our enemies and doing whatever is necessary to keep this country safe and as president that's what i'm going to do. >> you mentioned marco rubio. his super pac that is supporting him is putting up ads in iowa now questioning your commitment to conservatives saying you're switching positions on all kinds of issue. >> in the last year alone cruz switched on immigration, syrian refugees, ethanol, trade. >> you know, six weeks ago, just about every republican candidate in the field was attacking donald trump. today just about every republican candidate in the field is attacking me. >> let's dig in on a couple of the issues. immigration, donald trump says you're weak on immigration. you now believe that a path to
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back in 2013 you suggested there could be a compromise on that. what would the compromise look like? >> so, look, i understand that marco rubio and donald trump are blur the lines here. but let's start with -- >> you did say there could be a compromise. borders but doesn't have amnesty. >> no, but included a path to >> no, i didn't say that the lines are real simple. marco rubio stood with chuck schumer and barack obama and advocated for citizenship and amnesty for 12 million people here illegally. i stood with jeff sessions and steve king and led the opposition that defeated amnesty and i would note at that time right in the middle of the fight donald trump was publicly supporting amnesty and by the way, you know, if you look more broadly why does the washington establishment think they can work with donald trump? well, he supported barack obama's tarp bailout for the big banks, the wall street banks and
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have been bigger. his view on obamacare is rather than repeal it, we should expand it to make it socialized medicine for everyone. really -- >> he recanted those positions. >> but not very long ago. for the first 60 years of his life he supported partial birth abortion and supported bailouts and big bank cronyism. not only that his health care plan was as far as i can tell indistinguishable from bernie sanders. both of them are proposing socialized medicine. now, when donald trump announced as a republican candidate he says now he doesn't support it. but, you know, voters all across this country, they're tired of being burned. >> we're out of time but talked about your daughters campaigning for you winning some votes. the obamas famously promised their girls a dog if they won. so, what's your promise to your daughters. >> i have made the same promise. they get a second dog. we haven't discussed what kind but if we win we get a second dog. they have right now a little white fluff ball, a rescue dog named snowball.
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have a backyard and my daughter says, okay, daddy, i've decided it's okay if you run for means snowball will have a backyard to pee in. >> senator, thanks very much. >> thanks, george. >> you know, the daughters all have decorating plans for their rooms in the white house. we have that on our website on on yahoo! >> the other top stories from amy. >> overnight north korea announcing it has detained an american student for what it claims was a hostile act. it came on state tv but the north koreans are not elaborating. the student has been identified as otto warmbier from the university of virginia who was on a tour from china. he's believed now to be the third westerner held in north korea. and there is new fallout from the water crisis in flint, michigan. a regional administrator for the epa has now resigned. flint's water was contaminated with lead after the city switched its water source.
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order taking control from local authorities. the agency says from now on it will test for lead and make those results public. well, there are new concerns about the mosquito-borne zika virus spreading. health officials are investigating whether there is a link between the virus and cases of a rare syndrome in brazil that causes paralysis. the virus is already linked to brain damage in newborns. the cdc has warned pregnant women to avoid travel to brazil and more than a dozen other countries where that virus has been confirmed. finally, many kids are getting that day off of school because of the big winter storm but some enterprising students in tennessee tried to speed up that process. they texted the abc station in chattanooga on thursday pretending to be a school official canceling classes. i love the station's reply, ha, ha, nice try, you obviously don't know the password then the station tweeted as the kids went on to direct messaging and facebook don't direct message us pretending you are some school official.
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but in the end the kids won schools and our abc affiliate >> they just had good intelligence. >> priceless. >> thank you, amy. you know, chattanooga part of the south saw that severe weather and, rob, we go back to him. it's heading to florida? >> yeah, george, we have some severe weather that's rolling through tallahassee right now. this is all part of this big system which has brought spring-like severe weather across parts of the south. look at the size of this hailstone out of wilmer and
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across many, many states.plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving we'll have more from rob coming up. also coming up, a big scare in the air. that pilot accused of flying under the influence of alcohol. well, that pilot is facing charges. how did he get into the cockpit? tracking the latest on that winter storm. before you hit the road is your car able to handle it.
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opponents bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be in des moines monday night for a town hall meeting. the presidential hopefuls will answer questions from democratic caucus- goers. it starts at eight o'clock, and you can see it on kcrg 9 point 2. the old capitol museum in iowa city is getting children involved in the caucus buzz. the mock caucus today and next friday from 6 to 8 p-m but the kids will focus on choosing which superhero deserves the hawkus nomination. it does cost 20 dollars. and now here's your first alert forecast. plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night.
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we welcome you back to "gma." you are looking live at asheville, north carolina. snow, as you can see is coming down. that big winter storm warning under way for more than 70 million americans. 22 states on alert right now. >> the district of columbia, too. they're expected to be hit the hardest this morning and that's where the march for life is set to take place today despite the storm warnings, tens of thousands are expected to protest abortion on the anniversary of the supreme court's decision on roe versus wade. north korea is detaining a student for a so-called hostile act identified as otto warmbier on a tour from china. this is the perfect football weekend. you know, it's snowing outside. great games on the tube. a superstar quarterback showdown. peyton manning/tom brady going head-to-head for a chance to return to the super bowl. how do these two stack up on and off the field?
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>> a big game. we have the big storm coming. let's go to rob marciano in washington this morning. >> hey, george, not to mention in charlotte where they're also playing a playoff game, freezing rain there right now, sleeting in raleigh. this storm is massive. here in d.c. these plows will be in high gear. had a quiet year last year and quiet start this year and blizzard watches have been upgrade to blizzard warnings from d.c. and northern virginia all the way through new york city and long island. the winds will be huge with this. as are the snow amounts and snow already into the southwest parts of virginia. here are snow totals. could see a foot or better in new york city but the greater concentration from philadelphia to baltimore back through washington, d.c. and into the higher elevations that's where we'll see the most snow and blowing snow will be the main issue. the definition of blizzard is not how much you get but those winds that blow that snow, drift it and drop visibility. that's what will make it danger
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>> 60 miles an hour. >> busy weekend for him and our weather team. now to that former airline pilot accused of flying under the influence arrested and charged with flying not one, but two flights while drunk. abc's kayna whitworth has that story for us. good morning, kayna. >> reporter: yeah, robin, good morning to you. in going through the court documents, his co-pilot says that when they landed here at john wayne airport, david an stone saw the drug and alcohol testing team and said, i bet they're here for me. well, that would be the last commercial flight he would pilot. this morning, an alaska airlines pilot facing federal charges for allegedly flying commercial flights while under the influence of alcohol. 60-year-old david hans an stone arrested at his california home wednesday accused of piling two flights in june of 2014 while intoxicated. >> the faa's stance there is an eight-hour rule from bottle to throttle.
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diego to portland and back to california when he was selected for a random drug and alcohol test. prosecutors say both tests performed showed he had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.134 and 0.142. >> the faa says 0.04. some say none at all. >> reporter: he told officials at alaskan airlines he didn't know how it was possible because he had not had anything to drink but in a statement to abc news alaskan airlines says an stone resigned after the incident before he could be fired. he now faces up to 15 years in prison and our abc aviation consultant says that something like this happening is extremely rare. it certainly doesn't happen on an annual basis but when it does it's an embarrassment for the entire industry. robin and george. >> we have the case of a passenger behaving badly. an uber driver was attacked by a
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right there caught on camera. abc's reena ninan is here with the story. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning. an uber executive said they want to be as reliable as running water but it's not customer service at issue but yet another confrontation with an uber driver and this may be the wildest yet. papers flying. >> what are you doing. >> reporter: barking and berating. >> get the [ bleep ] in the car. >> reporter: and at times seemingly violent. this woman seen here in a confrontation with an uber driver identified as anjali ramkissoon, a fourth year neurology resident in miami, florida. >> can you call 911, please? >> yes, call 911. oh, yeah. >> reporter: when ramkissoon jumped into an uber that wasn't hers, the customer who did order the uber started recording the encounter. >> i'm a five foot girl that weighs 100 pounds. i'm getting really like belligerent right now. >> reporter: the following clash ensuing.
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he then throwing her down. >> [ bleep ] in the car. get the [ bleep ] in the car. >> reporter: ramkissoon even tossing items from the passenger seat at one point. >> you lost your mind. >> i have lost my mind. >> reporter: before walking away. good night. >> reporter: the driver speaking to local station wtvj. >> she was erratic, screaming, cursing. >> reporter: this isn't the first time this has happened. this showed a former taco bell executive attacking his driver from behind. as for ramkissoon she did not respond to her request for comment and miami police telling abc news there was no incident report nor was she arrested however her employers jackson health system releasing a estimating saying she has been placed on administrative leave adding they have launched an internal investigation to determine if any disciplinary
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including termination. and getting around town may be harder. uber tells us they've suspended her account. >> i understand that. okay, reena, thanks very much. coming up before you head into the winter weather some surprising information about what may be missing from your car. gio has the details. >> reporter: good morning. when you're on the road and get a flat some think you'll find one of these in your trunk but instead you'll find one of these. so now the huge number of vehicles on the road right now where the spare just isn't there. "gma investigates" coming right
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we are back now with "gma investigates." something that may be missing from your car. 30 million vehicles are on the road without a spare tire and gio benitez is here with what's going on and what you can do about it. good morning. >> good morning to you. you know you'll really be surprised to hear this. many car manufacturers are swapping out the spare tires for
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they won't fix all your problems and you may never know until it's too late so this morning, "gma investigates." an object in the road or a pothole in your path could stop your car in its tracks, michele stevens got a flat in her 2014 cadillac. >> had a big hole in my cadillac. >> in her trunk no spare tire. only a tire inflation kit. >> i said it's not going to work. >> reporter: it includes a seal haven't and covers a puncture and compressor to reinflate it but the kit won't work on all flat tires, inact it's says right on the kit it won't fix some common problems like a tear on the side of the tire or a larger puncture. >> we just received a call now. >> reporter: on a ride along with aaa in philadelphia more drivers like michele. >> now they'll have to have the inconvenience of being towed. >> reporter: this man stuck in a parking lot.
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so where are the spare tires? automakers began eliminating them to make them lighter to meet fuel efficiency standards and now more than a third don't come with one. we're with "good morning america." we went to lake buena vista factory stores in orlando to ask drivers to open their trunks. can you show us your spare tire? >> spare tire. i just bought it thursday. we better have a spare drive. we drove from chicago. >> reporter: no matter how hard she searched the tire, no spare tire. >> reporter: this is a 2015 four-door sedan, you open it up and find an inflation kit. no spare tire here. when would this work. >> when on object went through the tread, a nail or screw and when it's in the tire still it will work. >> reporter: in this video you see how and when it does work but aaa calling on car companies to put spares back in cars. >> it's not going to take the place of a spare tire.
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understand what's in their car and what it means to them at the roadside. >> reporter: car manufacturers defend the switch saying tires are so good these days flat tires are rare. cadillac tells "gma investigates" spares occupy space, carry significant weight and often go unused. hyundai telling us it won't help on some flats but works extremely well in many cases adding customers can opt for a tire if they like. but depending on the carmaker that option will cost you an extra 300 to 600 bucks for the tire and tools. aaa says check the dates on the kits. they do expire after four to eight years. really surprising. >> a lot of good information, thank you. coming up, a missing child mystery. a child disappeared years ago. it made headlines and now his stepmom is breaking her silence. a superstar showdown, tom brady and peyton manning going head-to-head. what you may not know about the quarterback rivalry. t.j. is going to tell us.
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the game aren't you a little sad too? this could be the last time we see brady versus manning. the 17th time they've gone head-to-head and it's clear who have gotten the better of the matchups. stat sheet, it's brady. if you look at the bank account it's manning. peyton manning and tom brady are headed into the aftershock championship game this weekend sounding more like friends than fierce rivals. >> peyton's been one of the best to ever play. >> all i can say about tom brady is that he plays the position the way it's supposed to be played. >> reporter: the superstar quarterbacks are once again in each other's way. if manning and his broncos beat the patriots manning will have his shot at a second super bowl ring. brady already has four. over the course of their careers they have faced off 16 times with brady winning 11 of those matchups, but in the postseason
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but manning has had the highest earning career of any player in nfl history. raking in a total of $245 million from the league during his 18 years. that's around 58 million more than brady. manning also scores the highest with his off the field endorsement deals raking in another $12 million annually fronting for companies like gatorade. brady only brings in another $6 million a year in underarmor, tag heuer and uggs. good thing his wife is picking up some of the financial slack. >> say what? >> i don't want to say that on camera, no. >> what's that, george? >> we were just comprises the stats. >> his wife makes 45 million a year. she picks up some of the slack financially, if you will. but he's not starving. he's going to be fine. >> manning has a light edge when it comes to head-to-head about
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>> the postseason 2-2 but when the aftershock championship or the super bowl is on the line manning is ahead 2-1. you can't help -- if you don't have a dog in the fight it's kind of hard not to cheer for manning. it's his last hurrah. >> it's fun when you don't have a dog in the hunt. >> i would like to have a dog in the hunt. >> next year the st. aints. much more coming up. here's another great "improve this!" tip from lowe's. time to organize your tools. go on, put that old rake head to good use by turning it into a tool hanger. now you'll never have to ask where is my monkey wrench? for more go to on yahoo! "dan you're a genius because you got this guy to install it for you."
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linn county supervisors and other elected officials could get raises this year. linn county's compensation board is recommending a 3 point 5 percent increase in pay for the county attorney and sheriff. it's recommending a 3 percent increase for supervisors and other officials like the auditor, recorder and treasurer. last year, linn county supervisors approved a 2 percent increase on a 3 to 2 vote that put their yearly wage over the 100- thousand dollar mark. in black hawk county, elected officials are getting a 4 percent increase in their salaries. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier, the move to raise wages earlier this week. the county attorney will earn nearly 5 thousand more dollars and the this year. iowa congressman rod blum is in cedar rapids today for the congressiona l app challenge award ceremony. blum met with small businesses in other parts of eastern iowa yesterday. the first district republican stopped at farmtek in dyersville to talk about how it can benefit from online sales. blum
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. we have a state of emergency. 70 million americans in the path of a major storm. >> it's an extremely large storm. it will last for 36 hours. as we saw yesterday, conditions can change at any moment. >> snow, ice, winds up to 60 miles an hour threaten the east coast. thousands of flights already canceled as severe weather rips through the south. take it easy new questions about glenn frey's death. the eagles star famous for "take it easy" suffering from arthritis for years. did his medicine play a role in his death? dr. besser is here with the latest. mcdreamy and his wife happily ever after? new reports patrick dempsey is hitting reset on his relationship taking divorce off the table. will he get that hollywood ending? the final countdown".
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our viewers trying to win over kevin o'leary. will they sink or swim as we say -- >> good morning, america! >> good morning, kevin o'leary. yes, we love it when kevin is here. good morning, america. we want you to take a look. what could be under that tarp? we're going to shift into high gear in times square. >> yep. >> detroit, that's where we're headed. we're going to go there and jesse palmer is live at the auto show revealing the hottest new car this year. >> he looks happy to be there. can't wait to see all that. also this morning, remember we had this mystery child mystery. remember 7-year-old kyron horman who disappeared five years ago. his stepmom is opening up telling her side of the story. we also have a special edition of "pup news" this morning. these guys are here with us.
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the kennel -- the dog show. oh. they just -- oh, my goodness. >> love the dog show every year. that is coming up. >> i look forward though that. >> let's get the morning rundown from amy. the big story this morning as we all know, the historic blizzard. more than 70 million people across the eastern u.s. bracing for that monster storm. a state of emergency has been declared already in five states as well as washington, d.c. more than two feet of snow could fall near washington. federal officials in d.c. closing at noon today to make sure people get home before the snow begins. and for many, the storm is already taking its toll. sweeping across the south, about a dozen homes were damaged by a reported tornado in rural mississippi, and if you're traveling, brace yourself, thousands of flights have already been canceled. abc's steve osunsami is in asheville, north carolina, where the snow is already falling. steve, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, amy. it is really blowing and coming down here in downtown asheville. when we arrived several hours ago, these streets were clear,
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covered now in what looks to be about three or four inches of snow. their expecting up to a foot in the mountains in some places. there's also, of course, the threat of ice in charlotte and other parts in western and eastern north carolina, both sides of this state being affected by this. the storm, of course, has authorities encouraging residents to stay indoors because underneath all of this snow, they believe is ice and driving is quite dangerous. amy. >> it sure is, steve. in so many places. thank you so much. this storm is expected to track upwards like that and you can see in addition to the snow delaware and new jersey could face severe coastal flooding. we'll have rob's full forecast coming up in just a bit. in other news an american college student has been detained in north korea. otto warmbier from the university of virginia was on a tour operated by a chinese company. north korea claims he committed a hostile act on behalf of the u.s. in the race for president donald trump is firing back
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conservative magazine. "the national review" called him a menace to american conservatism. in response trump called "the national review," a dying publication. the republican national committee has disinvited the magazine from sponsoring an upcoming debate and, meanwhile, hillary clinton is stepping up her attacks on bernie sanders after another poll found her trailing sanders in iowa. a major consumer alert. thousands of child car seats are being recalled because of a safety hazard. the recall affects 71 thou thou,000 infant car seats made by britax. the main handle can break causing the seat to fall. the recall covers b-safe 35 models and we have all the details you need to know on our website. a shocking image on a police dash cam in oregon. a 2-year-old running down the middle of the highway. the officer thankfully able to scoop him up just as a truck roared by him. his frantic parents had been searching after the toddler
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his music, glenn frey, and new questions emerging about his death. the star famous for "take it easy" suffered from rheumatoid arthritis for years. now his manager reportedly believes the musician died in part because of medication he took for that condition. abc's david wright has more. take it easy take it easy >> reporter: for rock legend glenn frey, it was tough to take it easy later in life because of his 15-year battle with rheumatoid arthritis and this morning, there are new questions about the precise cause of his death. the eagles website says frey died from complications of r.a. along with acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. the band's manager tells the rap he believes those were side effects from all the meds he used to treat his disease. >> these medications fall into a
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therapies, and they act by suppressing the immune system. they may increase the risk for infection. >> reporter: about 1.5 million americans suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, chronic inflammation that occurs when the body's immune system attacks the joints. it usually starts in the hands and feet but can progress through other parts of the body resulting in swollen joints, tender joints and stiffness that can last for hours. as frey's manager described it, one day his knees would hurt, his hands would hurt saying the disease moved from joint to joint. there is no cure for r.a., and doctors say some of the most effective treatments can increase the risk of infection. >> so, if you have rheumatoid arthritis and you're on a medication that suppresses your immune system, a mild infection could turn into a serious infection if it's not caught early. take it to the limit >> reporter: we may never know for sure if the drugs frey was taking allowed him to take it to
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span or both. either way, his friends and his fans will miss him. for "good morning america," david wright, abc news, new york. to the limit >> you're right, david, certainly do miss him. joining us now abc's chief medical health director, dr. richard besser. we heard in david's report 1.5 million americans suffer from this type of arthritis. so how is it different from other forms of arthritis? >> there are many different kinds of arthritis. when many people think about arthritis, they think of osteoarthritis. so, that hits 27 million people. that's the chronic wear and tear on our joints just from life. rheumatoid arthritis is different. there it's our immune system going awry and attacking our body and it can hit our joints, it can hit our eyes, our lungs, our skin, and the treatment is focused on calming down our immune system to help settle that down. >> with certain types of medication for that, and can you describe what that is?
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is going wild, the drugs focus on slowing that down, and they can be very effective, and often they'll want to go at it really hard before there is a lot of damage to the joins but the problem is our immune system does so many things and helps prevent cancer and helps prevent infection so there's risk and benefit. you want to slow it down so it doesn't hit your joints but you don't want to put yourself at increased risk that you can avoid it for other things. >> give us suggestions if you are in need of this type of medication. >> so there are a lot of people who are immuno-suppressed. >> i am. >> you were immuno-suppressed with your treatment. things individuals can do, they want to monitor -- make sure you're monitoring the drugs and the doctors will monitor your body but make sure you're doing things to reduce infection and there you want frequent hand washing to reduce colds. you want to try to stay away from people who are sick and then what we all do for people who are immuno-suppressed, you want to make sure that everyone around you are vaccinated so you won't be at risk for things you can't
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>> yeah, many of us fall into that category, as you said, and it's really helpful for all of us, especially in the wintertime to make sure you frequently are washing your hands and just being aware of people around you. >> exactly. people say to me, i never get sick. you know, or i'd rather just fight it off. yeah, but you may give it to someone else who can't fight it off. >> that's right. thanks for that, rich. okay, have a good weekend. >> you too. >> amy. >> all right, robin, thanks so much. and now to another star making headlines this morning. new reports that actor patrick dempsey and his wife jillian could be reconciling and calling off their divorce. abc's kayna whitworth has the details. >> reporter: this morning patrick dempsey and his previously estranged wife jillian are proving that unlike his "grey's anatomy" character, love never dies. >> you're too late. >> reporter: just one year ago, jillian filed for divorce from dempsey after 15 years of marriage, but now it aear ss those breakup plans are flat-lining. >> jillian filing for divorce was a huge wake-up call for patrick.
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being a family anymore and that's why over the past year he's worked so hard to make jillian happy. >> reporter: the pair reportedly seen on dates and said to be focusing on their three children together. earlier this month, jillian posting this photo on instagram at a celebration for dempsey's 50th birthday. >> recently she won an award. she's a makeup artist and he showed up to support her and he looked very proud and happy. >> reporter: hints of the couple rekindling their marriage sparking last fall when dempsey and jillian were seen together in paris. the duo not the first hollywood couple to decide to stay together. in 2013 catherine zeta-jones and michael douglas reconciled after hitting a rough patch in their marriage. i guess i just lost my husband i don't know where he went >> reporter: and pop star pink who sang about her marriage troubles in 2008 worked it out with motocross athlete kerry hart.
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true love true love it must be >> reporter: pink releasing "true love" just a few short years later once again starring her main squeeze. patrick and jillian may very well be in good hollywood company. for abc news, kayna whitworth, los angeles. >> good luck to them. you see i'm here with kevin o'leary from "shark tank" here for a special edition of sell a shark. it's our second chance showdown. we have three entrepreneurs back in times square who will get another chance at the shark. first we want to talk to you, kevin. i was surprised. recently you had an investment in a paper greeting company and you got to think those industries are dying. >> i think what is happening, everything old is new again. with all this electronic paperless e-mail greeting cards, you lose the human touch and what i found so compelling is when i first opened the card on the "shark tank" set and i was just in awe of -- >> 3d is pretty cool. >> it's just amazing and it's -- in a really special time of your
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and birth, all those things that really has to be special people really want the signature. that's what compelled me, plus the entrepreneurs, harvard, mit, marines. i thought if they're willing to give up those careers for greeting cards, i have to come on board. >> all right. now, we know the theme today is second chances. have you ever given a pitch a second chance or do you move on after you say no? >> well, first of all, it's incredibly rare. i mean if you make a mistake the first time 99% of the time it's over. i have given a second chance and the reason it occurred was i saw a deal once on "shark tank" i loved so much, and the only problem was the two women involved because i love women entrepreneurs, they've made me most of the money on "shark tank," women running business, i love it. i couldn't get my head around their valuation, and i thought, let the real world tenderize them for a year. let the reality of how hard it is to run a business make them a little more, you know, humble, and that's exactly what happened. >> all right. let's see how those guys do on the second chance right now.
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right now, scott kosmach, the inventor of thread stacks and mike baxter, the inventor of popcorn ball and matt kahn the inventor of coolit. you are going to write down how much time you think you need to sell a shark. the bottom two will compete. are you ready? no, no. >> matt doing a little edit. one, two, three, let's see what you got. 10, 10, 11. oh, scott, i am sorry. but you know what, forget about it. you're all going to compete. there's a surprise today. >> wow. what a generous guy is today. >> it's not my money, right? >> thank you, george. >> matt, why don't you go first. >> all right. hot food, super impatient hungry kids, the coolit is ice pack shaped like a bowl that can take food from too hot to just right in 30 seconds. time to eat, mr. wonderful. >> we'll show the clock for
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let's get the clock set up right there. you ready to go. go, mike. >> popcorn, it's the world's number one snack food and it just got a new accessory, the popcorn ball. simply add popcorn shake on your favorite toppings, close the lid and let the mixing fun begin. >> easy, plenty of time. let's get the clock set one more time for scott. are you ready? >> yes, i am. go ahead and sell. >> thread stacks is an info innovative magnetic shelf that stores clothing allowing you to stack higher when searching for the right outfit. >> wow, that was easy. could have done it in six seconds. what do you think, kevin? >> scott's stack-it deal looks interesting to me. i would use that in my closet. >> looks like you are the winner today, scott. congratulations. >> nice. >> thank you. >> thanks to all of you. here we go. here comes our shark right there. >> oh, nice.
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we want to thank all of you and we want to thank kevin o'leary, as well and you can see "shark tank" tonight at 9:00 eastern right here on abc and now let's go to rob in d.c. >> good morning, george. they are geared up and gassed up and ready to head out of here. the snow is yet to start here but it's snowing in southern virginia. it will be here by noon. it cranks up along the coastline. this will be the real big test we've seen since superstorm sandy. look at some of these numbers. it could gust to near hurricane strength near atlantic city when this thing is really cranking throughout the day tomorrow. a dangerous situation there. another storm coming into the west, by the way, and milder across the midsection of the country.plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is at least through the cloud cover in
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south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be >> local officials are saying for people to shelter in place especially during the day tomorrow at least for right now shelter in place and listen to a little "pop news." sara. >> thank you for that introduction, rob. stay warm out there. whenever, wherever you need shakira, we've got your back. the superstar lending her pipes to the upcoming movie "zootopia" voicing the role of gazelle and singing "try everything." we've got the world premiere of the brand-new music video. take a look. i won't give up i won't give in till i reach the end and i'll start again >> you can watch the full video
8:15 am on yahoo! "try everything" is available for download. i wish you could see the dance moves. they were amazing. go ahead, amy, if you'd like to do the sprinkler. that was the sprinkler. i've seen that live on a dance floor with her. that's exactly how she dances. "zootopia" hops into movies march 4th. >> sans amy. big celebrity couple news. miley cyrus and liam hemsworth are reportedly engaged again. the singer wearubg that gorgeous neil lane diamond ring that i would have been wearing anyway that hemsworth gave her back in 2012, but a source close to the superstar says she is beyond happy to be with liam again. how do you -- >> that source close to the superstar? >> i do investigative reporting. but it's crazy because you think about that couple and i think there were some songs written about the breakup. how do you take those back? >> you just make new songs. >> like "wrecking ball." and you're like, i was just kidding.
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>> kidding. >> love you. >> love you, mean it. in related news, i have a little weather update for america. this blizzard is shaping up to be a perfect storm for singles everywhere. new data from the dating app hinge reveals winter is a better time to look for a relationship and during 2015's snowmageddon hinge saw a 47% spike of activity across the east coast as users rushed to find a cuddling companion. i'm not at my all time best in the winter. >> no? why? >> because i put on a little extra padding. hibernation. you guys or is that just me? >> that might just be you. >> okay, skinny girls. george. >> oh. >> no. george, what about you? do you feel you're at your best in the winter? >> yeah. i like winter. >> try skiing. it's just not my -- whatever, i'm married, okay. we've got a "pup news" pop-in.
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joining the pack at the famous westminster kennel club dog show before they parade before the crowds at madison square garden next month, first we have nishu, a bergamasco who will be competing in the herding i've never even heard of that. how does that dog see? that she can't see because she bumps into things. >> oh. >> i think that should give her extra points. that's adorable. >> yes. >> and next up we have oblio, he's a boerboel and weighs 150 pounds and loves banana pudding. >> he's got a sweet face. >> he does have a sweet waist. we also have mona, a spanish water dog. isn't that what the president has, the water dogs? >> i think it was portuguese. right? >> oh, gosh, i was just rounding all the water dogs together. >> that will cause an international incident. >> i was hoping for a chihuahua but i guess they didn't make the top breeds.
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>> so cute. >> thank you, guys. >> good luck. >> they look nervous. >> we'll be right back.
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south. highs today shoul i'm riding solo welcome back to "gma." moments away from the big reveal of the new "it" car that so many people are talking about. we've got it right here in times square under that tarp. >> and there is jesse. >> thumbs up. >> at the detroit auto show and has a behind-the-scenes look at some of the other new cars. looks like he liked them. >> have you ever been to that? >> no. >> it's fascinating. >> it is. >> and jesse is having a great time there. first we want to turn to terri horman, the stepmom of 7-year-old kyron who disappeared in oregon five years ago. it's a "people" magazine exclusive and "nightline" anchor juju chang sat down with her. >> imagine a second grader goes to school and simply disappears seemingly without a trace.
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went missing there are still a slew of unanswered questions and even though police have never even called kyron's stepmom a suspect, in the court of public opinion, terri horman has faced brutal accusations. this gap-toothed smiley face boy frozen in time. kyron horman vanished five years ago and stepmom terri who dropped him off at school that day says her life has been a living nightmare ever since. a cloud of suspicion and dark whispered accusations that she somehow harmed her own stepson. this morning, terri says she's setting the record straight. >> did you have anything to do with his disappearance? >> no. none. and i don't resent you asking that question but it hurts my heart to even be asked. >> reporter: when 7-year-old kyron didn't get off the school bus on june 4th, 2010, it was terri who called the school in a panic. >> i'm talking to the secretary and he -- she says he's not here
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i mean you're just like -- how could he not be there. >> reporter: his baffling disappearance launches the history. both parents and stepparents showing a strong united front until terri fails two lie detector tests and the other parents turn against her. >> they threw me under the bus. >> reporter: did you at any time lie to police. >> i think they had already settled on me to be their patsy. a little bit of the irish started coming out. you're wasting your time on me. what are you doing to find my son. >> reporter: but desiree young, kyron's biological mom presents a different story. >> i say she did this and i'm confident in saying that. no doubts. i will search for him until the end of time. >> reporter: the stepmom painted as a villain in the press in part due to allegations in divorce papers that she tried to hire sun to murder her husband. you say this plot was made up.
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>> and yet that was the basis on which -- >> my daughter was taken. >> he got a restraining order and filed for divorce just 24 days after kyron went missing. he's had full custody of their daughter now 7 who she hasn't been allowed to see in five years. >> i've missed every moment with you. i can never get it back. i'm so sorry. there's a hole. you can't fill that. >> reporter: while never being charged with a crime law enforcement rushed to judgment and even threatened her. >> and they without a doubt told me that we're going to make your life hell if you don't tell us what we want to know. we're going to destroy you and they sure did. >> reporter: today the former teacher says she can't get a job and while she says her life has been forever changed she hasn't lost hope. >> either you're a very convincing liar or a grave injustice has been befallen you. >> i've dealt with the latter. people can say what they want about me.
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my purpose is to find my son. to get my daughter back. to get my life back in order. and in that order. >> of course, we reached out to the county sheriff who says it's still an active criminal investigation and terri has a slew of theories alluding to drug dealers or pedophilia as possible leads which she says detectives overlooked. now when i asked do you think he's still alive she doesn't hesitate. she says, yes and she refuses to believe otherwise. >> what a story. >> it's hearbreaking. >> wow, wow, thank you for bringing us a portion of this. for more of this incredible fascinating story pick up this week's issue of people, that's on newsstands now and you can see much more on "nightline," juju? >> absolutely. >> thank you for that. let's get now to rob and our final check of the weather. >> hey, robin, it's pretty loud, the depot where the big trucks are getting out to attack the roads as the snow makes their way here. there's a severe component we
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slight risk has been extended to miami. be aware of the strong winds and tornadoes possible and flooding rains as it gets off the delmarva peninsula and snow will crank tonight and tomorrow and blizzard warnings posted and snow all the way down into the midsouth. friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely >> and saar ray, amy, back over to you. always wanted to drive one of those but it's time for the professionals to take over. >> in that weather you shouldn't be driving at all rob. time for the moment we've all been waiting for, revealing the hottest car from this year's north american auto show. you guys ready? >> we are. >> okay, audience, do us the
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there it is. it's a minivan. didn't see that coming. >> sara, you might be looking closely at this one in just a few short weeks, the brand-new chrysler pacifica, the most buzzed about car and jesse palmer is there now. hey, jesse. >> hey, sara, you know, you're right. when the doors open at the north american auto show it will be virtually impossible to get right beside and close to the chrysler pacifica. everybody is buzzing about this car. at this auto show there is so much cool stuff to see. i'm here in motor city, usa, to check out the industry's newest and sleekest sets of wheels. i love the seats. so many cars to choose from, it looks like expensive red. >> they probably put about 20 or 30 coats of red on there. >> i even found one that can do almost anything.
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kind of how you just cruise. switch hands like this, roll this way and apparently because you don't have to really drive the car, it'll drive itself. you can listen and dance to your own music. >> if you have a cool 125,000, $130,000. >> no problem. pocket change. but living in manhattan i'm in the market for something a little more practical, something like -- oh, yeah. understated color, tons of hair room so you can't mess up the 'do on the roof. like tupac said, picture me rolling but the hottest car in town is a minivan. the chrysler pacifica. this car, it gets labeled as a drive this car. >> it's wider, longer, it's best in class, horsepower and drives like a car, terrific. inside. >> it's like you're sitting in first class on the plane.
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say, mom, are we there yet. >> when they do we have an all new are we there yet app. >> you know, there's some other features a lot of consumers seem to love about it. number one, it's extremely spashts, you can fit eight inside. it's basically a little league team and, three-panel sunroof so lots a lot of sunlight in. tremendous security features, you got a camera in the front, camera in the rear and a sensor so you can't close the sliding door on your children which has happened to all of us once or twice. sara, you're getting ready to have a baby so this might be the car now. what do you think. >> we got the heated seats on right now because it's really cold. i can't figure out how to get the heat on. >> my seat is not working but it's user error, though. >> it's nice and spacious and would fit all five of my kids. it would be awesome. >> this is like an overshot for mine. i'm not working to try to catch up.
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in the meantime, coming up we're getting the lowdown on all the news you need to know this weekend. the ladies from the skimm are here. you muted the music.
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we'll be right back. what would you do if you saw mean girls pressuring their friend like this? >> if you want a guy to like you need to lose weight by taking the diet pills. >> look, why don't you mind your own business. >> can't, can't. >> what would you do. >> tuesday at 9:00 central on abc. all right, time to skimm our way into the weekend with the co-creator of the skimm, a popular newsletter making it easier to be smarter. they're joining us from their headquarters in manhattan with
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great to have carly zakin and danielle weisberg with us. thank you for being with us on this friday, ladies. >> thanks so much, amy. we're so excited. >> thank you, welcome to skimm hq. >> first up you have real power players that have been hitting the campaign trail with the presidential candidates. who do we need to know about? >> so, let's start with killer mike. i really like him. bernie sanders' best friend. killer mike noticed him when chilling and reading his tweets and has had bernie's back. trending on facebook for defending sanders' position on reparations. mike really had his back. you can check him out at coachella. >> unexpected friend. also other people making news is donald trump, donald trump brought back someone very special back into all of our lives. we can thank him. sarah palin is back.
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most are probably the "snl" writer staff. >> oh, my god what "snl" dreams are made of. >> home this weekend which probably given this weather you will, get ready for a lot of "snl" writers to say, you betcha. >> lorne michaels popped the champagne. we saw him. heading to a party, you have something you need to make sure your friends know because there's been some misinformation or at least some people are thinking something isn't true. >> yeah, this is pretty upsetting to us. 10,000 college students were polled and really 10% of them believe that judge judy is on the supreme court. >> no. >> let us clarify on behalf of the skimm. >> i know, just like -- >> i can't. on behalf of the skimm judge judy is not on the sprblg. she has never been on the supreme court. >> we cannot say that enough. i mean, good job, america. >> she lives on your tv. >> sorry. >> next up early on our show we talked about how it is a big
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actually have a great way for everyone to remember who is going head-to-head. >> yeah, we do. we got you. we love our pneumonics, peanut butter is politically correct. the new england patriots and the denver bronco, the carolina panthers and arizona cardinals and whoever wins, yeah, we know we are where skimm hq stands, not taking sides officially but whoever wins is going to the super bowl. >> yeah, and also one thing to watch out for so the panthers and cardinals, neither has ever won the super bowl before so this is a crazy rivalry because both want to go back and win. this is like the final rose ceremony, if you will before the super bowl. >> i like that. the big snowstorm and some watching football. some want to read a book. have you a pick for us this weekend? >> yes. >> we do. >> amy, i'm obsessed with this.
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i want you to read it. >> the power of tv and ended up right in my hands. thanks, ladies. bye-bye.
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jo frost is here with the ultimate nanny jo frost is back helping families across america with her new show "jo frost frost: nanny on tour." welcome back. you're hitting the road. >> i am. jo frost nanny on tour literally my mobile office is going to be tracking across america helping families deal and address their 21st century issues from babies right the way through teenagers. and using the mobile office as a parental clinic as you will to be able to provide a public
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be able to help hundreds of help too. >> what a great idea. that's fantastic of the let's get you warmed up this morning. from our council, annie, adam, katie and alden. go for it. >> i'm annie. my mom always makes steamed broccoli for dinner. how can i get her to stop? >> oh, do you really not like the steamed broccoli? okay, here's what i suggest you do. okay. i suggest you let her know because at your age, okay, you do know the vegetables that you like and don't like because you've tried them enough. it's not like a child just saying i don't like any vegetable. is there any suggests you can give her with respect to vegetables you do want to try so you can get your greens in, annie, okay.
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really, really like plain spinach. >> spinach, okay. >> so suggest that to your mum. say thank you for cooking broccoli but can we try other greens as well. >> adam, you're 10. let's hear your question. >> my sister says she'll eat all my vegetables if i do her chores. >> what should you do? tell her no-no. i suggest you eat her veg-- your vegetables and she do her chores. it may sound good to you, the more responsible you can be, and healthy, is an all over win-own as far as i'm concerned, right. so tell her no trades. you'll trade cards, but not chores and vegs. >> sorry about that and katie and oden, we won't have time for
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coming in and, jo, thank you for coming in. jo frost nanny on tour premieres
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and take it from "sex and the city" 40 is the new 30, right, carrie. monday kim cattrall has a lot to say about it all. >> feeling young is where it's at. >> what is her secret to getting older with sexy style?
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>> good morning, america. >> "good morning america" is brought to you by walt disney world resort. come join us as "star wars" awakens. >> but wait, before we go, chloe grace moretz is taking over hollywood battling aliens in the new thriller "the 5th wave." rob marciano recently sat down with her to talk about what could be the next "hunger games." in this clip she's rescued by a stranger trying to figure out his motives. take a look. >> why did you bring me here? what do you want? >> my family, i couldn't save them them. but i could save you. the way everything has happened i guess it just makes me feel more human. >> then you need help with that? feeling human? >> don't you? >> i'm here now with chloe grace moretz, welcome to "gma." >> thank you. >> you have have aliens to deal
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was that an alien or is that giving away part of the plot? >> that's kind of the question, you know, what do the aliens look like, where are they? and, you know, eventually come to find they are hiding amongst us and look like us. >> you can't trust anybody? >> not really. that's the kind of ideas that the aliens kind of pit us against each other and that's what starts to derail our entire sense of humanity. >> you're an ordinary kid with no survival skills but you obviously quickly learn them in the movie. >> yeah, i mean that's kind of -- that's the cool thing about the story. it's really just -- it's a movie about human perseverance and really about a young girl who is -- she's not the smartest girl in school. she really is just a normal kid. but in some, you know, very abnormal situations. >> switching gears past "the 5th wave" are you going to be working on "the little mermaid." >> yeah. >> a remake of that. >> yeah, so one of the controversies i'm reading about on social media. do you keep your hair blond or go to redhead. >> it's not really kind of my
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it's up to interpretation. that's what's so great about the hans christian andersen novel. he did leave the color in everything kind of up to our imagination where we want to take our character. >> how good are you at holding your breath. >> you know, i'm actually not a very good swimmer. >> you'll be the little mermaid. >> yeah, with a little bit of training. a little help. >> someone who is not a good swimmer and you've gone through many iterations. what would you sell your younger self now that you're grown up. >> i treat myself like i'm a 35-year-olds and i'm not and i am 18. it's okay to make mistakes. >> please don't make any mistakes in "the little mermaid" because my 4-year-old daughter is depending on you, no pressure there. >> yes. >> good luck with the opening of "the 5th wave." >> and what were you doing when you were 18 years old? >> fantastic for her. "the 5th wave" in theaters right no now. >> rob is out in the snow in the cold in washington, d.c. and
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you can follow it on have a great weekend, everybody.gas prices in iowa are in down 10 cents a gallon from last month and may be trending lower. this is helping the budgets for businesses and organizations that rely on cars. gas prices are dropping primarily because of an
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a long period of high oil prices led to more production as drillers found new places to look for oil. the u-s also improved oil drilling technologies, and that helped add even more oil to the global market. lifting sanctions against iran will put even more oil in the market. cedar rapids owns 685 vehicles and more than 500 pieces of power equipment that use gasoline or diesel fuel. from july 1st through december, the city saved 634-thousand dollars compared to the year before. pierson's flower shop has a couple of delivery vans that make about 50 deliveries a day. right now, the business is saving 750 to 1000 dollars a month because of low gas prices. college community expects the diesel fuel bills to be 120-thousand dollars under budget. and now here's your first alert forecast. plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries
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measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next
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