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good morning. cuddle up. valentine's day weekend off to a bone-chilling start. 19 in d.c. 16 in new york. 8 in boston. if you think that's cold, al says, just wait. standing by herrmann man. hillary clinton comes to the president'ssefense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> will that strategy help or hurt her? machete attack. a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people.
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>> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. >icked big air. >> history goes down. backflip for the crowd. >> boston's iconic fenway park transformed into the ultimime winter sports playground. dylan is about to head to the top of the massive ramp. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome to "today" on a chilly friday morning. even as a yankee fan, i'm happy to see what's going on at fenway park. they've transformed that place into a winter wonderland.
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and i'd add wicked cold air. it'll be freezing or below freezing or below zero in a lot of the country. 30 degrees below normal. al is outside on a frigid plaza. good morning. >> good morning. i have to tell you, this is rough. it's just going to get rougher. here's what happens when you combine a broken water main in scranton, pennsylvania, and brutally cold air. it's an instant ice sculpture. coating power lines and homes. they finally have gotten it under control, but it created a mess. we'll see more scenes like this over the next 48 hours. here's what's happening, again, as we mentioned. the polar vortex is always over the north pole, but it's now shifting over the northern atlantic. it releases the arctic air into the eastern u.s. and spills across the canadian border as the jet stream dips into the east coast.
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this morning, it feels like 4. new york city, 14 currently. in cleveland, it feels like 10. out in minneapolis, 8 below. then the cold air really starts to sink in. 5:00 a.m. saturday, washington is 18. 7 in cleveland. 2 in indianapolis. as we continue, wind chills become a big factor. cleveland, also beckley, new york city, feels like below zero. saturday afternoon, it's even colder. we bottom out sunday morning. look at these temperatures. we'll see records in boston, new york, washington and roanoke. chicago, you're going to be cold, as well. that's where we find kevin tibbles. i hope you have the cold weather gear ready because it's going to be brutal, my friend. >> al, it's a >> al, it's a balmy 20 degrees here right now. overnight as you mentioned, the mercury is j jt going to drop. the bottom is going to come out of the floor. there's going to be a wind chill
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lasting until tomorrow morning. the temperatures are going to be about zero here in chicago. who knows what they're going to be further out midwest, where the winds really blow. they're calling for the wind chill in the minus 10 to minus 15 area. people are being urged to check on their elderly neighbors. take a tip from me and dress in layers. i'm missing a couple layers this morning. y closer attention to pets. should they go outside? feed them more because they use more energy. most important thing, these things don't work well in the cold, either. if it gets down to minus 40, which we all pray it doesn't, they don't work at all. make your call to the travel agent before it gets that cold. >> if you're thinking of traveling, don't head to florida. it'll be chilly. head out west. go west, young man or woman. spring-like warm temperatures
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april or may rge. san francisco, p penix, pueblo and seattle. that's where we need to go. >> we'll have you back inside in a couple minutes. it was a chill between bernie sanders and hillary clinton last night during their democratic debate. their first since sanders won in new hampshire. clinton turning to new lines of attack to try to slow his momentum. let's begin our campaign coverage with andrea mitchell. good morning. >> hillary clinton trying to regain her footing after her big loss in new hampshire. accused bernie sanders of being a one-issue candidate, and of disloyalty to president obama, which was hugely popular with minority voters in nevada and south carolina, the next state to vote. >> reporter: clinton tried to put sanders on the defensive. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for
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succeed president obama. >> that is, madame secretary, a low blow. >> reporter: she, seizing on what he has said to kasie hunt, on obama's record in dealing with congress. >> you don't think president obama successfully closed the gap? >> i don't. >> reporter: it was clinton's first chance since new hampshire to regain the trust of women voters. >> i've spent my entire adult life working towards making sure women are empowered to make their own choice, even if the choice is not to vote for me. >> reporter: sanders sees his candidacy as historic. >> somebody with my background, somebody with my views, i think a a nders victory would be a historical accomplishment, as well. >> reporter: they hammered each other on immigration, the economy, health care. >> i have fought my entire life to make sure health care is a right for all people. we're not going to dismantle anything.
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i believe i can get the money that i need by taxing the wealthy, by closing loopholes, things we're way overdo for doing, and i think once i'm in the white house, we will have enough political capital to be able to do that. >> secretary clinton, you're not in the white house yet. >> reporter: and foreign policy. >> journalists ask who you listen to on foreign policy. we have yet to know who that is. >> well it ain't henry kissinger, that's for sure. >> that's fine. >> reporter: when asked if race relations would be better under his presidency -- >> absolutely. we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids. >> reporter: with clinton earning the endorsement of the congressional black caucus pack and a slam of sanders against john lewis. >> i never saw him. i was in the sit-ins, freedom ride, but i met hillary clinton.n. i met president clinton. >> reporter: sanders releasing
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young daughter of eric garner. who died after new york police put him in a chokehold. >> that's why i'm for bernie. >> clinton is digging in for a fight as sanders continues to out raise her by a big marn since his new hampshire victory. >> andrea mitchell, thanks. let's turn to our panel. political analyst nicolle wallace and political correspondent, steve kornacki. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's take it piece by piece. if you watch the debate, you see there are certain voter groups and issues that keep cropping up. let's start with this battle, and it is an all-out battle for the african-american vote. steve, we saw hillary clinton really usher in this strategy that she's been trying out, which is to wrap her arms around president obama and his legacy not only that, say that bernie sanders didn't do so sufficiently.
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president obama is still extremely popular with african-american voters. more than 50% of the electorate in south carolina. all of the areas where bernie sanders would try to come after hillary clinton, so many of them, the criticism he levelled against her could also be applied to president obama. she pointed that out time and again. basically put him on the defensive. he had to say, this is why i'm criticizing hillary clinton but it's not meant as a criticism of president obama. it's tough to accomplish. >> who do you think did better in terms of attracting minority voters? >> i think what was more interesting on that front didn't happen on the stage. john lewis is an american icon, not just in the african-american community. i thought it was one of the harsher criticisms of bernie sanders absenteeism on the movement i've heard so far. >> his response to a question. he didn't just say that. >> correct. >> we know hillary clinton has a problem with women voters. we saw it in new hampshire.
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and madeleine albright saying things that didn't help. how did she go? >> someone just beat you for over 20 points. i've been there. she held her own last night and had one of her strongest performances. for her to do better among women, she has to do better, period. she did better. some of the things that have been off putting, she fixed. >> she said, don't vote for me because i'm a woman. she said it before. the fact i'm a woman is one of my qualities. didn't bernie sanders have an interesting reply. >> he was asked, are you blocking history? he didn't come out and say it, but we've never had a jewish president. when he won new hampshire, that's the first time a jewish candidate ever won a primary. for that matter, we haven't had too many people who call themselves socialists, either. >> the last topic, wall street. she said she wouldn't be influenced by the big banks. he said, let's not think of the voters as dumb. >> front page of the wall street
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gushy her talks were. she's not going g get away with not releasing more information. >> when she was speaking in the paid speeches for the banks. >> she made hundreds of thousands of dollars speaking to the banks. this issue is not going away. he has a distinct advantage over her on the stage and the trail. >> she said president obama took some of the money from wall street and nobody said he didn't stand up to the banks. >> again, that comeback from sanders, why did they give the money then, that's easy to understand. >> nicole, steve, thank you very much. the next republican debate is in south carolina tomorrow night. most of the candidates are already in the palmetto state. last night, donald trump took his message to louisiana. nbc national correspondent peter alexander is following the gop. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. south carolina, of course, famous for its rough and tumble politics. donald trump's opponents are
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vulgarity. trump with the opportunity to swear last night. he says, in fact, he's swearing off foul language. as the candidates get ready to square off for the next debate tomorrow night. >> reporter: the billionaire barrelling into baton rouge. >> unbelievable. look at this crowd. >> reporter: donald trump earlier taking aim at ted cruz for alleged dirty tricks, charging cruz's allies with spreading misinformation in south carolina with push polls. we are watching, trump tweeted. cruz denying any involvement. >> i have read reports of what is being said, but somebody else is doing them, not us. >> reporter: cruz is fighting on two fronts. targeting trump and marco rubio with his ad accusing rubio of broken promises. spoofing a support group. >> making me feel dumb for trusting them. >> vote for more than just a pretty face next time. >> reporter: the cruz campaign yanked the ad after finding out that actress was in adult films. telling nbc news, unfortunate
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the casting company. we would not have let her appear in the ad, they said. a familiar face e giving jeb bush a boost. george w. bush will campaign with his brother, appearing here monday night. >> i'm proud of the fact he's coming and honored. >> reporter: john kasich is challenging them to be more positive. >> i don't know what he's thinking. does he realize the family legacy? spending all your time being negative. >> reporter: bush, who described himself as a joyful tortoise, is now campaigning with the joy of the texas chainsaw massacre, rubio is trying to shed his robotic image. loosening up in front of the cameras. according to an opposition aid. days after cracking under pressure on stage, rubio cracked a molar on a frozen candy bar. he said, it's not going to slow him down. >> we're not suspending our campaign. >> last night, you've heard of kissing babies? try signing toddlers.
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at donald trump's ray, 11,000 people in attendance, he found a 19-month old in the crowd with a bejewelled binky and the mohawk. signing the back of his hand. not clear if there's a baby wipe for that. matt and savannah, back to you. >> thank you, peter. appreciate that. there have been major developments in the syrian crisis overnight. secretary of state john kerry announced big strides toward a potential cease-fire. keir simmons is in syria this morning. good morning. >> matt and savannah, good morning. there are people at damascus this morning who are optimistic and others do not believe there will be an end to the fighting. the hostility is still here. it won't apply to isis or the al qaeda-affiliated group. nusra. leaders say they have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of aid to communities under siege in syria, where some people, including children, have been dying of starvation. the secretary of state says he
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ambitious, but the humanitarian push is crucial. >> we have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately. sustained delivery will begin this week. >> the announcement comes as the syrian army, backed by russian air strikes, is advancing in the strategically important area of aleppo. a province pushing back rebels and possibly threatening another siege. there are pictures of president assad here. he's still in control here. one question, will he really want to stop the fighting when his forces are on the offensively? matt and savannah, back to you. >> keir simmons, thank you. let's go now to a disturbing scene in ohio. this morning, four people are recovering after a man armed with a machete stormed into a restaurant and started attacking people randomly. nbc's justice correspondent pete
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what can you tell us? >> matt, good morning. i can tell you that four people were hurt in this brutal attack at a mediterranean restaurant in columbus. the fbi is helping local police. while authorities say they don't yet know the motive, they're looking into whether this was an act of home-grown extremism. >> reporter: frightening moments for diners at a columbus, ohio, restaurant thursday, when a man wielding a machete began randomly attacking customers. >> they've got at least four injured if you can send some more medics. >> copy. >> reporter: police say the man walked into the nazareth restaurant and deli around 5:30, had a conversation with an employee and left, but came back to the restaurant half an hour later. police say he approached a couple sitting at a booth just inside. >> this was a brutal attack. the man walks in to people that are just there having dinner, and starts attacking them. >> some of the patrons started throwing chairs at him, trying to get him out of there. >> reporter: after the attack,
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car, leading police on a chase. >> are you behind him? >> that was the car, following it. >> reporter: police officers forced him off the road a few miles away and tried to subdue him with tasers but he managed to get out of his car with the machete and a knife. >> he lunged across the hood at the officers. officers fired a couple shots at him and put him down. >> reporter: regulars at a popular restaurant in a quiet neighborhood are shaken. >> it scared the crap out of me. i just got here. i'm trying to figure out what's going on. my friends work there. >> four people are at the hospital. all are in stable condition and expected to survive. investigators are digging into the attacker's past, trying to figure out why this happened. matt, savannah. >> pete williams, thank you very much. we have mr. roker back and out of his attire.
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is a hot item later. >> exactly right. >> first, let's show you what's going on out there for today. wewee looking at heavy rain in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow continues in the northeast. look at those temperatures in l.a. 86. phoenix, 88 degrees. we'll get to your local forecast in the next 30 seconds. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday.
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and temperatures will be falling throughout the day s a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. just ahead, harrison ford's accident on the set of the new "star wars" movie. now a criminal case because some of the people behind "the force awakens" face prison time. just in time for valentine's day, the scientific test to find out if you are really compatible with your partner. we put t tee couples to the test and they will go through the results live. what could go wrong?
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cedar rapids police went to prairie high school yesterday after a threat was made by someone. officers then arrested a 16-year- old student who is now being charged with harrassment. the student's name has not been was made. a drinking water advisory in place for the city of wellman. yesterday -- the city started repairing a main water line. the city warns -- because there's a potential for bacteria -- water the city also says children younger than six months old should not be given tap water in any form... even when the water is safe to drink again. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. a few flurries today, otherwise decreasing clouds with wind chills tonight and we'll be back in 30 minutes, be sure to check kwwl dot com for the latest news
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back now at 7:30 on a friday morning. 12th of february, 2016. that's the view from the top of the rock. you can't see it, but it's here, the polar vortex, descending upon the eastern half of the country. it is 16 degrees on the plaza right now. going to get even colder throughout this valentine's day weekend weekend. snuggle up, snuggle bunnyiesbunnies. >> this is the only cold weekend we've had. >> we haven't complain. we've had a mild winter. >> true. >> it is in the single digits had the fenway park, where dylan is this morning. it's not baseball. we're talking other sports. >> we are, matt. other sports that involve a ramp this high, 14 stories high, to
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center field. i've gotten tweets asking if i'm going to come down this. i wouldn't even roll down the hill. we have professionals to do that, and we'll do it live in a little bit. >> i walked up the stairs of one of those in salt lake city. i turned around and walked back down. you have to be kidding me. we'll see you in a little while. >> thank you. let's take a look at the headlines this morning. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed over the current president during last night's democratic debate. clinton questioning sanders' support for president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. [ applause ] >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. last i heard, we lived in a democratic society. last i heard, a united states
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disagree with the president. >> sanders went on to say president obama has done an extraordinary job. during a rally in louisiana, donald trump promised he wouldn't use foul language on the campaign trail anymore. he faced criticism earlier this week for repeating a supporter's vulgar term used to describe ted cruz. disappointing news. the vaccine for the zika virus isn't coming soon. large-scale trials are at least 18 months away. the group voted two vaccine candidates are already showing promise. also this morning, the british production company behind "star wars: the force awakens" is facing criminal charges over an accident on the set of the movie. bill neely is in london with this. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it's a movie that broke box office records and broke the leg of its main star, harrison ford.
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latest "star wars" move vie,ie, "the force awakens," are being prosecuted for failing to ensure the star of the hit movie wasn't hit by the props. >> you might need this. >> i think i can handle this. >> reporter: harrison ford's character han solo expects trouble in "star wars" but he didn't expect to be hit by the door of his spaceship. >> what a piece of junk. >> she might not look like much. >> reporter: he's worked with the millennium falcon for decades. two years ago, he was filming on the set of the falcon when he was hit by a heavy hydraulic met dahl door. -- metal door. he spent weeks on crutches. britain's safety body said it was so serious, it's prosecuting the production company for failing to manage risk on the set. by law, it says employers must
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this is as true on a film set as a factory floor. the "star wars" production company says cast and crew safety is always a top priority. we are disappointed in the decision. ford managed to finish the movie, later volkjoking about his injury with jimmy fallon. >> i was worried about you. >> they closed a [ bleep ] on me. >> reporter: it's not the only time 73-year-old ford has had a lucky escape. last year, he crash landed his vintage plane. >> explain what happened. >> this was a plane crash. we're here to talk about this one. this dislocated the ankle forward. >> hey! >> reporter: there's no suggestion ford is considering action against the movie makers. >> it's true, all of it. >> reporter: the force though, clearly awakening britain's
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>> the lawsuit means if the film producers aren't convicted, they face fines and possible inprisonment. they said they fully cooperated in the investigation. for the "star wars" francis,hisefranchise, nothing can stop it. the sequel has already begun shooting at the same studios. let's hope they've fixed the spaceship door by now. back to you. >> is he in the next one? >> no -- >> says the person who hasn't seen it. >> you don't know this, but you're stepping into this. you are stirring the pot. >> anything is possible. >> there you have it. >> that's right. >> let's get a check of the weather, chewbacca. >> these are not the lawyers
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go about your lawsuit. we've got more lake-effect snow. some areas picking up three feet of snow already and there's more into sunday, especially from erie, pennsylvania, all the way to water town, new york, where they may see another 24 inches of snow before it's over. erie, p.a., and buffalo, 8 to 14 inches. next week, sunday, we have a clipper coming in, and it'll bring snow from minneapolis to cleveland. ministry mix from missouri to south carolina. monday, ice event for the southeast and mid-atlantic. this is monday afternoon. by tuesday, warmer air gets in. can you believe it? here, we are going to see from washington to boston, temperatures in the 40s, maybe low 50s. a lot of rain and an icy mix along the spine of the appalachians. that's wiowa early this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the
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falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the singl >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> he just said to me, did you not, wait, darth vader is luke's father? >> i did not. >> yes, he did. >> savannah is explaining the whole "star wars" franchise to me. one for the record books. you have to see the newest mind-blowing video from ok go. plus, canan science predict love? >> i'm jeff rossen and welcome to the love lab. these researchers say they can determine who you'll be attracted to and how long your relationship will last. we have a married couple that's been together for decades, a
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guess what? we just got the results back. we'll reveal the results live to them and to you in a moment. first, here is how it works. >> reporter: love is in the air. >> what does she smell like? >> sweet. >> reporter: meet dr. love. he runs the love lab at claremont university. >> you can find out who is long-term compatible with each other. >> you can hook it up and see on a computer who is going to be together? >> we can do it now. >> reporter: we've enlisted three couples. cathy and jack, married for 48 years. this couple just got engaged. then there's kristin and josh. >> hi. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: they just met on
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which couple will be the most compatible? >> i'm placing the sensor here, listening to your heart. >> reporter: first up, the zest test. testing how much zest couples have. researchers wire each couple with sensors. do their hearts beat in uniformyununison, how much are they sweating? and the chemical is released when you trust someone. >> what if this turns out badly? >> it won't because i need to pay the caterer thedeposit. >> hug each other for one minute. >> this is deep in the brain stem and they can't control it consciously. >> there's no cheating on the test. >> reporter: when our married couple comes in, a dose of news. >> jack's levels are peaking, bouncing. >> he's really enjoying this. >> what about cathy? >> not so much. >> sorry, jack. >> if you look into each other's eyes one minute, starting now.
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>> reporter: time for test two. the visual attention test. >> what happens here? >> in this test, our participants put on these eye tracking goggles. two images are shown side by side. one of the person they came with and something else that's appealing. we'll see where the attention goes. >> you can track their eyesight? >> exactly what they're looking at and how long. >> one by one, thehe do it. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: for the last test, the couples need to work up a sweat and a strong scent. >> what are we doing here? >> blindfolding the men to test their smell. >> how? >> they'll smell the women to see who they're attracted to most. >> these guys will smell all of the women? >> yeah. what could go wrong, right? >> walk to the first woman and smell. >> flowers, smells nice. >> 1 to 5. >> 4. >> now his fiance.
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>> okay. >> 3. >> >> he gave his fiance a lower number. >> the married couple? >> 5. >> good. >> reporter: the blind date? >> 4. >> ladies, your turn. >> a little bit sweaty. alalnd. >> spicy. >> reporter: after hours of testing, time to crunch the numbers. >> i think the results are going to be surprising. attraction is more complicated than we think. >> the moment we've all been waiting for. we're here with the couples and we have the results right here in our hands. you ready for this? >> yes. >> maybe? let me pull them out. cathy and jack, we'll start with you. married 48 years. your heart rates were not in sync at all. >> maybe we won't make 49. >> good news, you both looked at
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attractive picture, the money, brad pitt. we wanted to look at jack more than brad pitt. good news there. good job, guys. let's move on to the engaged couple. ready? you were the zest test winner by far. i'm looking here, you were more attracted to your partner than anybody in this entire group was attracted to their partner, and that includes dawn to you. you also released high levels of oxy oxytocin, the trust chemical. dawn, dawn, dawn, dawn. quoting from the doctor, you re not showing high attachment. this showed imbalance you're going to have to work on. >> surprising. >> what do you make of that? >> we already put the deposit down to the caterer so -- >> we're in too deep. i don't know. >> it'll all be okay. marriage therapy is a great thing.
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wewel start with attraction. kristin, you had low attraction to josh. >> okay. >> cover your ears. now we're up to josh. josh, you had negative attraction to kristin. the number was actually less than zero. i'm sorry. >> is that possible? >> it was in the negative numbers. the good news, you showed a strong emotional connection. >> that is what matters, right? >> it's all about emotion. the doctor says this is actually a great tip. great tip for first dates. it's because you weren't just at a dinner, you were enjoying an exciting experience together. it's an instant bond. dr. love's tip is, if you're going on a first date, go to an adventure together because you get an instant bond, even if there is no attraction there. >> very exciting. >> before we go, there is a winner. there is a clear winner of the group. believe it or not, it's our engaged couple. so nice. they're still going to get
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your numbers were so high off the charts and you are attracted to each other. he's just off the charts crazy. congratulations. thanks for being good sports. back to you in the studio. >> feel good spot of the valentine's day weekend. >> heartwarming when you said there was negative attraction, less than zero. >> on the upside, dawn was attracted to jack. >> mr. roker. >> yeah. >> we're all going to smell each other during the break. coming up, how'd they do that? willie is in the orange room with the story behind ok go's ground-breaking new i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger, that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth.
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you're in the mood for love it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, time for a little romance. hoda delivers a special valentine just in time for the big day. a new music video celebrating long-term love. to bring out the romantic in all of us. then one project, two legends. >> the rolling stones! >> willie catches up with mick jagger and martin scorsese, who are joining forces to bring the story of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll to the small screen. >> we have quite a good working relationship. even though we're both used to getting our own way to some extent, we both know we have to work with other people. not feeling the love? single and ready for a night of binge watching your favorite romcom. why some are saying you shouldn't do that on valentine's
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today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> xoxo from chicago. happy valentine's day. >> everything is bigger in texas. we're in the big apple! >> good morning, north carolina! >> good morning, washington, pa. we're back now. 8:00 on a friday morning, a frosty friday morning. it is 19 degrees in ououplaza. even colder in some other cities up and down the east coast. we are here at our makeshift fire pit outside.
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people are freezing. >> this is the white blanket scene. >> it's tough to sit on this thing. it's cold here in new york and colder up in boston. that's where dylan dreyer is. she's at the iconic fenway park. it's been transformed into a winter sports park for a great competition. we're going to get to check in with her in just -- look at the height. >> she's at the top. oh, my gosh. >> she's peeking over. not going to do it. >> maybe we should get her one of those lunch trays. >> memories of the dorm. >> exactly. first, we want to give a shoutout to the women of nbc news who are covering the presidential campaign. andrea mitchell, kelly o'donnell, chris janzen, casey hunt, hallie jackson, all highlighted in a new "elle" magazine feature, called "meet the girls on the bus." really cool story. check it out. >> congratulations to them. let's get a check of the top
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tamron is inside at the desk. in the race for the white house, the democrats sparred during a debate while the republicans gear up for a battle of their own. nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker is in milwaukee with the latest. good morning, kristen. >> tamron, good morning to you. hillary clinton and bernie sanders traded jabs over everything from the health care to foreign policy. but it was the issue of who is the better ally to president obama that unleashed the sharpest exchanges. >> reporter: secretary hillary clinton saved her sharpest attack for last, accusing senator bernie sanders of being disloyal to president obama. >> it is a -- the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> that is -- madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: clinton hoping to regain momentum after a
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hampshire, didn't let up. >> but those kinds of personal assessments and charges are ones that i find particularly troubling. >> senator, one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> it was a fiery end to a night in which sananrs and clinton hammered each other over health care, social security and the price tag of making it all happen. meanwhile, the gop candidates are gearing up for their own debate, set to take place saturday. but the cruz campaign doing some damage control, yanking this campaign ad. after reports that that woman appeared in adult films. donald trump with his smallest supporters. promising to watch his tongue. >> do it, do it!
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they're all saying, do it, do it. no, i'm not. >> trump raised eyebrows on thursday when he called the pope a, quote, very political person, citing his plans for the mexican border. also, he made jabs at jeb bush, for his plans to bring his former brother, former president george w w bush out on the campaign trail with him. all a prelude of what we might see when the republicans face off. >> thank you. police in ohio are trying to find a motive for a vicious attack on thursday. a man with a machete stormed into a mediterranean restaurant randomly slashing customers, injuring four people. the attacker pled but was later found and shoutt by police. the fbi joined the investigation there. the house committee banned the use of ecigarettes on planes. at one point, there was a cloud of opposition from congressman duncan hunter. >> so this is called a
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>> visual presentation. the california republican said a nicotine vaporizer helped him quit smoking and argued they should not be banned on planes. the committee approved the ban. vaping is already forbidden on most airlines. what to get for valentine's day? put $1,000 worth of clothing to go to the dry cleaners. he's offering a reward, hoping to get the clothes back after it was put on the curb. he said, please contact dead husband walking. >> honest mistake. >> that will cost him. >> someone has to replace it.
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>> tamron, thank you. up next, ok go's music video and how they managed to pull it off. plus, how you can have fabio be your date for valentine's day this year. early gift for the special day. hoda premieres a new video celebrating lasting love in a special way. right after these messages.vil in all of us. that urges us to shake things up, to turn up the heat, and take bigger risks. why should damaged hair silence that voice? new dove regenerative nourishment with red algae complex in a formula that nourishes to regenerate extremely damaged hair. for smooth, strong and healthy looking hair as if damaged never happened. new dove regenerative nourishment. mmmm mmmmm mmmm, mmm, mmm mmmm, mmm mmm, mmm! mmmm, mmmm
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>> 78? >> or -- 78? >> 76 for women. >> 82 for women. >> 81 for women. 76 for men. >> really? >> wow. >> the reason i bring this up, the question has been brought up, would you want to live past that? would you want to live to 100? >> no. >> if i was healthy. >> you say no? >> i don't want to, no. >> perfectly healthy, you don't want to live to 100? it's not possible. >> norman lloyd is 101 years old and was just in "trainwreck." >> i think if you feel good or moderately good, it would be nice. >> you're the odd ball on this. >> it's an exception. the wonderful people we mentioned are the exception. >> yeah. >> a survey was done in connection with "time" magazine. 2,000 adults asked. 77% say they'd want to live to be 100. count me in that group.
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next week on "today," called living longer and living better with tamron hall. >> if you're healthy. when you say it, that's not what comes to mind. >> she's pulling the rip cord. >> she is. >> i'm out. >> that'll be fun next week. as we're aware, valentine's day is sunday. might be tempting to put on your favorite romantic comedy. do not do it. an article in the "washington post" explains exactly why. romantic comedies, and i can tell you from personal experience, spending many years as a single person, it is terrible for you. you compare your life. you feel like that thing that happened in notting hill should happen to you. romcoms is the last thing you should do if you're alone on valentine's day. >> watch "rambo."
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>> "die hard". >> you see the ideas. >> stay away from "you've got mail. ". >> stay away from hugh grant in general. >> you can't watch romcoms but you could watch this. this is fabio. the famous romance novel cover model. he's in all his glory in an 18-minute long yule log style video for valentine's day. >> what's that cat doing? >> he lays there. every once in a while, he says, hello, ladies. that's it. >> hello, gorgeous. >> remember what he was most famous for later in his career? >> the bird hitting him. >> the roller coaster. >> the red on his face. >> oh, look at that! >> we would never show that. >> or laugh at it. >> no, no, no. >> he does look good. >> hello, gorgeous.
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>> by the way, there are expensive expensive thieves on university campuses. >> the canada goose. >> they are stealing those things like crazy. >> great coats. al knows. >> can't believe there has been 14 thefts recently. these j jkets are not cheap. they go anywhere from $700 to $1,000. >> our ad.d. said her son sewed a tracking device into his coat. >> it's worth it if it's $1,000. >> give me my parka! >> canada goose. >> pop start, willie? >> first up, it's fashion week in new york city. last night, kanye west revealing his season three line at madison square garden.
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he sang songs from his upcoming album while the models led by naomi campbell stood on stage. the kardashians were there. includinge inginge inging lamar odom. the show was tweeted about more than the democratic debate last night. >> incredible. >> the #480,000 times. kakae's show's hashtag was 900,000 times. >> that's a low blow. >> you like the show, right? our resident fashionista. >> not the clothes. i like the concept. they say, this is what we'll be wearing in 20 years. kanye is so far ahead of us. >> you won't be here. >> i'll be gone.
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up the grammys this sunday. nominated for seven awards, including album of the year. the list of performers is amazing. adele adele, lady gaga, luke bryan, the cast of "hamilton," justin bieber, rihanna and more. should be a huge night. >> willie, thank you very much. mr. roker, check of the weather? otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 >> that's your latest weather.
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is sponsored by smucker's. smucker's is happy to celebrate happy couples. >> it's time. part two of our little romance series. on thursday, hoda promised us a very special valentine, and she's back this morning to deliver on her promise. >> today is that day, everybody. i brought you the love stories of incredible couples who have stuck together for more than half a century. they were a few of the stars of a new music video we created with the wedding gurus. as matt said, this video is my valentine to all of you. the world premiere is moments away. first, here's how we pulled it off. >> gorgeous. >> quiet, please. >> reporter: this valentine's, i decide to throw a party. the guest list, exclusive. only couples married more than 50 years. and they have to dance.
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two stepping through kitchens and hallways across america. all for that special invite and a chance to star in a music video. a valentine for the romantics in all of us. featuring couples who had made it work. but we needed the perfect song. >> hi. >> it's going to be awesome. >> reporter: enter ingrid michaelson. she wrote these cathy tune ss. "little romance." one listen and we're hooked. >> little romance, take two. it seemed like it has the right bounce and rhythm and message and just fun. >> do it one more time. >> the video is going to follow couples as they're getting ready for a big night out. i'm the hired entertainment at the sweetheart dance. >> how long have you been married? >> 68. >> that's amazing.
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>eporter: we feature the best toe tap nerspers in a dancing scene with ingrid. at first -- >> i'm getting dizzy. >> where are you, dear? >> we were dancing with 12 left feet. >> did you see her? really funny. >> reporter: after a few takes -- >> stepping forward and backwards. >> reporter: these music video new bee newbies, all pros. later, we have our official sweetheart dance with 35 couples. >> it seems like yesterday. >> 63 years. >> i wish i had that today. look at that. >> reporter: more than just a video shoot, we want to celebrate these couples with the ultimate affair. wedding gurus from the knot coordinate every detail. >> we wanted to make this something they can remember forever. >> one of the things i learned from talking and meeting you guys is when something is broken
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throw it away. you fix it. that's what you guys have done. cheers to that. and cheers to you guys. >> i think this video will instill hope in people, that love can last. it's really inspirational to see people that have made it through. >> reporter: turns out, love, like making a music video, takes persistence persistence. >> are we ready? >> yes! >> here it comes. we're going to bring you the world premiere of "little romance." you're in the mood for love you're in the mood to dance you're in the mood for a
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you're in the mood for love i see you pressed close i see you style the hair as it seem ss, you're in the love to dance tonight, i have the chance to be your little romance tonight, i'm in the mood for love i'm all dressed up tonight i've waited all my life
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i'm in the mood to dance >> i promise to love, honor and cherish you. >> the joy of my life. to have and to hold. >> i do, i love you. >> i love just having him home. you know, everything worked out. >> 61 years. >> 50 something years and he still has me laughing. this isif it's the only chance i get if it's the only chance i get ready to throw the shoes away away i will sweep, sweep, sweep you off your feet i will sweep, sweep, sweep you
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to be your little romance can i have the chance to be your little romance can i have the chance, i'm in the mood for you you're in the mood for me we're in the mood for love >> so sweet. >> wasn't that? how about those couples? >> makes me want to sign up for ballroom dancing classes with my wife. seriously. that's really nice. >> sweet. >> hats off to robin. you know how she can put together a production? she took care of that. we brought you those stories. there's more. we want to hear from you guys. those are wedding bells and they're ringing for a reason. we have a big fat, huge announcement. the wedding is back. together with our sister company, universal, we're
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wedding, in honor of the release of "my big fat greek wedding 2." >> this is how it works. if you're engaged, love the movie, have a great love story, you're the one and we want you to get married on "today." go to for your chance to tie the knot with our family and yours, too. >> the bigger the family, the more boisterous. upload a short video and check out the rules and regulations. be quick about it. you have until february 26th. >> wow. >> not a lot of time. >> i know. you have a little bit of time. get on it. >> great. >> hoda, that was fun. coming up, big air. steps up to the plate at fenway
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8:30 now. it is friday, february -- what is it -- 12th, 2016. take a look at that. you're looking at a huge skiing and snowboarding ramp set up on the field at boston's historic fenway park. doesn't that look fun? >> i may steal your canadian goose coat. >> it's really cold and windy. dylan is there and we'll check in with her in a couple minutes. we'll try to convince her to slide down that in a lunch tray.
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>> i didn't want to go for the blanket. >> why not? >> mick jagger and martin scorsese teaming up. we sat down with a couple legends to hear about their project. plus, your guide to valentine's day gifts. martha stewart is here on how to make gifts for your loved ones. what's valentine's day without candy. >> we have original ideas that are better than a heart-shaped box of chocolates. >> cute. >> nothing is better than this. >> leaping flames kind of licking our faces. >> can we do something, also? can we, this morning, say a quick get well and a very, very happy 90th birththy to a wonderful friend of ours? great baseball player and a member of our family always, joe is 90 today and hasn't been
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if you're watching, we love you. we wish you the very best and a very, very happy birthday. >> huge hug to joe. >> love him. >> let's get a check of the weather. >> we'll look at our weekend outlook. saturday, we have snow and rain in the pacific northwest. looking at some snow along the northern new england coastline. look for plenty of sunshine in the southwest. nice and warm. on sunday, sunday, record lows in the northeast. snow through the great lakes. icy mix in the mid mississippi river valley. more rain and snow expands out best. 90 on sunday in los angeles. that's what's going on around the country.iowa early this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will
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zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the singl >> that's your latest weather. you know what? fire about that high is perfect. anyway, we have some friends over here. where are you from? >> alabama. >> you should have stayed in alabama. >> i know, right? >> we're glad you're here. >> thank you. >> over here, we've got a member from our hockey champs fans. you guys are ready for the cold. fantastic. >> yeah. >> let's get friends over here. where are you from? >> minnesota. >> this is nothing for you,
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it's comfy here. >> over here, that's what's going on. now let's head inside to matt. >> i didn't see you. the excitement up in boston, we've been showing you this all morn lg. in instead of baseball, fenway is home to a ski and snow board competition. dylan is on top of this massive ramp. good morning. >> good morning. fenway isn't known for its nose bleed seats but we're as high as you can get, higher than the lights as fenway. it's all for the big air competition. i am joined by your nbc analyst for free skiing and the first ever gold medalist in slope style skiing. congratulations on that. we've got a sport that i think
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downtown boston. what's going on here? >> interesting location wise. we wanted to introduce this sport in the right way. in order to do that, we decided to put it right in the middle of this glorious piece of american antiquity antiquity. hopefully the crowd would show and they did. and we had a cracked helmet. >> what happened last night? >> i took a nasty bail in practice. i ended up getting a little concussion. nothing too major at all, just a mild concussion. but i had to pull out, save my head. i had to watch the boys. >> you're feeling okay? >> i feel great this morning. the boys put on a great show last night but i couldn't be a part of it. >> you're not going to compete tonight but you're hoping to compete in big air, in the 2018 olympics, and also in slope style. >> yeah, hopefully i can go back for both. should be a long road there, but it'll be worth it.
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out, we have the analyst on skis. i hope you've done this before. >> not here. thanks for bringing that up. >> you've got this, man! >> here goes nothing. here we go. whoa! back flip. >> oh, my gosh. >> amazing. >> it's pure ice on the way down. i don't even want to step close to it. luke, how'd it go? how would you rate that? >> i'd give it a perfect 10. rogue backflip at 8:30 in the
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not bad. >> he's been an analyst eight years. to go out and down that -- >> that was insane. mad props. >> that's how that's done, guys. the big air competition continues tonight. it'll be on nbc-sn. guys? >> i'm a skier. i didn't like the sound of any part of that ramp. i'll tell you right now, that is pure ice. dylan, thank you very much. >> amazing. two icons and one project coming up. martin scorsese and mick jagger are joining forces for "vinyl." willie talks to them both.
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this is "today" on nbc. there are few people who are more qualified to tell the story of sex, drugs and rock and roll in the '70s than mick jagger.
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scorsese and terence winter of "board "boardwalk empire" fame. they have a drama, "vinyl." >> this series brought together the two icons to show the down and dirty of new york's 1970s music scene and the shady business behind it. >> show people how rock and roll is supposed to make you feel. heaven knows they want to >> what was it about this period, mick, the 1970s, rock and roll? you lived it. the show is not just sex, drugs and rock and roll, it's a pivotal point. >> more the drugs. >> there are all those things, to be clear, but it's also about these new genres of music coming. >> rock and roll is definitely in there, but we kind of touch on the fact that there's other genres of music. there's punk starting. we get the beginnings of hip hop. disco.
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new york was an exciting place, though it was poverty stricken, run down. nevertheless, despite over things, it was a hugely creative period in many spheres. >> we decide to set this first series in this period. >> the '70s was a period of great excitement for me. beginnings of all the work i did in film, and music was tied into that completely. >> and you used the stonethemes throughout the movie. >> it's what was in my life at no point.
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song? >> could be, "give me shelter." >> that's the one. >> it's interesting, we end up using it without saying we're going to use it. >> by the way, my favorite stones song, too. >> "exile". >> do you have a favorite album? >> i can't remember which songs are on which album, to be honest. >> reporter: even if mick's memory of his own catalog is vague, he hasn't forgotten the often shady business behind the songs. >> one of the key things that mick pointed out when he came to me to possibly make a film on the subject and it'd be more about the music business than about the artists and the music. more about how the business ran. >> which was crazy in itself. it was aligned with the craziness of the artist and the period.
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businessmen ofwere straight laced but they were not. >> you had that experience with some of these guys? >> yeah. >> the rolling stones! >> okay. >> reporter: scorsese directed the 2008 rolling stone's documentary, "shine a light," but vinyl is the first collaboration with the two icons. >> two guys who had creative control their entire careers. how did you work together? who was in charge? >> we have a good working relationship. even though we're both used to getting our own way to some extent, we both know we have to work with other people. you always want it to be the best. the thing about martin and i, we both want perfection, knowing it's unlikely to happen. we want as much as we can get. >> they work really well together. the series is great. i was telling you guys as we sat down for the interview, scorsese said, good, we're going to boom this here and mick will be here.
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segment, which was cool for me to watch. >> you've been directed by scorsese. >> i have. the series premiere of "vinyl" is sunday night on mhb too. speaking of music, have you seen this new video by ok go? "upside down, inside out." they shot it in zero gravity. check this out. >> so colorful. i love it. >> they took 21 flights in zero gravity to shoot that video. >> we should do it. >> i would need 21 little bags for that. quickly i want to go back to one thing.
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do you have a favorite rolling stones song? >> to be honest, i don't remember which songs go with which album? >> you're sitting across from one of your heros and he's being mick jagger. i don't know what songs are on which album, really. >> that needs to be a jif. >> it probably already is. martha stewart helps us make
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fi we're back at 8: 47. valentine's day is this sunday. no better way to show your love than making something from scratch. look who is here, martha stewart, creator of all things beautiful is here with diy projects that even she says we can master, which is unusual. >> women have no trouble. >> as we do these, willie, al and me, we'll play in the background, our favorite love songs. >> how nice. >> ready for mine? >> yeah.
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tell me if you k kw who this is. >> barry white. >> well done. what are we making? >> these are beautiful vases. look how pretty. >> are they hard to make? >> wouldn't your wife like a breakfast pray withtray with her initial on it? >> what's your wife's initial? >> i need an "a." >> there's no "a." put an "m" for martha. i'll do an "m" for matt. >> she'll love that. >> you paint a border with this all-purpose craft paint. these are stencils you can buy at the craft store. everybody can access these with no difficulty. put the stencil on. pounce with your paint. you don't want to do one? you've got.
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>> you do it. you're better than me. >> you go like that. you put this off after -- should have chose an more simple letter. >> this comes out beautiful. i was with martha, annette, but i was thinking of you. there we go. >et that dry. hi, al. what do we have? what song do you have? now that's beautiful >> "unforgettable," martha. >> everybody is unforgettable. >> true. but my wife is more unforgettable. >> some are more forgettable. >> really? >> hombre heart. the banner down here is all hombred. take your crafts glue and paint over an entire part.
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or fiberboard, whatever. then we have four different colors, tones of glitter. glitter comes in beautiful colors now. you're a good painter, al. >> two coats. >> one is enough for this. just cover the whole thing. start with the lightest color on the top and go down. >> want to move on with mr. geist while i continue working? >> she doesn't trust you. >> we don't have time for crafts. >> come on down, martha. >> what's playing now? >> little frank. >> my favorite. >> "the way you look tonight." >> i like that. >> i got lost in your eyes for a second. what are we doing here? >> we'll have candles for your dinner. are you going to have a sexy din
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>> good. you punch out the hearts. >> what is this material? >> wax. you can apply these hearts. look how easy they punch out. heat it up a little with the hair dryer. right on the little heart. warm it up. >> all right. >> and apply it to your candle and it stays. >> cool. >> nice. it stays right on there. you can do all different size hearts. you can make pillared candles into something special. >> ins isince i did the online dating thing with you, who are you spending valentine's day with? >> nice people. friday, saturday and sunday, i'm flying out three. >> wow. >> just kidding. i wish. i wish. >> always nice to know. martha, thank you very much. >> happy valentine's day. >> i didn't see that coming.
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of my head now. >> all the instructions are on up next, how to think outside the box when it comes to valentine's day chocolates. first, this is "today" on
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we're back at 8:53. now that you know how to make your own valentine's day gift,
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lori is style director at "good housekeeping" magazine, here to help us think outside of the box. >> good morning. >> life is like a box of chocolates but we're taking it up a notch. >> you never know what you're going to get. >> you have good things for us. >> the point i want to make is these are all still available. you might incur a cost to overnight it. we did a good job of finding local chocolates here and across the country. support small businesses, as well. malvi is out of north carolina. this is a baked chocolate cookie with the marshmallow inside. this is from a husband and wife team. chocolate on chocolate, which i heard you like. $6.50 for a pack of four. >> i love it. >> if you like your chocolate in brown brownies or cookies, these are from whole foods. >> can i try? >> caramel brownies.
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really fun and nice to give to your sweetheart. >> you can get these by valentine's day? >> you can overnight them. >> wow. >> this one, i'm particularly obsessed with. this is from wood house chocolate. do you like peanut butter cups? >> love them. home homemade peanut butter. $16. this is brittle bark. a mom tripled this business because they're so addictive. speaking of family-run businesses, two sisters in brooklyn. family sundays. these run $7 to $8. if you love a chocolate covered pretzel, sprinkles, salty coffee, birthday cake. love hot chocolate? >> love.
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you stir it in and it's a really decadent hot chocolate. >> we'll have the list on for more on the sweet treats. want to launch into something? >> one more. >> these are the hearts. $32.95. this is used as a medical mold. >> the rest will be online.
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>> savannafour days of meetings in a row -- still no decision onnwhether a controversial pipeline can go up in iowa. the iowa utilities board wants another meeting. if approved, the bakken pipeline would carry nearly half a million gallons of crude oil across 18 iowa counties and into illinois... the next public hearing will be one week from today. if the board still can't make a decision, they'll hold two more meetings in march. deputies are looking for help in identifying suspects in a burglary. the scott county sheriff's office says the two people in this surveillance video were involved in a burglary on january 30th. if you have any information on either person, call the sheriff's office. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. a few flurries today, sunday. warming up later next week.
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this morning on today's take, katie holmes in her most intense role yet. and mick jagger and martin scorsese. and cakes, crafts and more for valentine's day. that's all coming up. from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall. >> welcome to "today" on a friday morning. february the 12th, 2016. we brought our crowd in tight to that fire pit. they need it out there. it is cold here in new york city. really in large parts of the country.
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>> this reminds me of my parents wouldn't let me sit on the sofa. >> the only difference it's not coated in plastic. no plastic slip cover. >> you can't go in there. >> i don't know why, i woke up thinking about this. hung out with some cool girls yesterday. >> looking red hot. we need it, because this weekend we have temperatures predicted to be sub-zero from the mid wrest, to the -- midwest to the east coast. 14 in new york, 8 in boston. it will get colder sunday morning. i mean, it's going to be brutal. take a look at the images, this is from scranton, pennsylvania. 12 inch water main breaks spraying water 20 feet into the air, covering homes, street signs, power lines with a thick sheet of ice. i mean, like out of a movie. it's crazy. they finally were able to chip away, but look at that. >> wow. >> yeah.
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>> unreal. >> isn't that crazy? >> we spent a lot of the week in manchester, new hampshire, covering the primary there. we got lucky. because i'm looking at the phone, negative 8 tomorrow, negative 6 in manchester. >> it is dangerously cold. so people have to check on the elderly, especially. check your pets. dress in layers. frostbite can occur very quickly on exposed areas of skin. please be careful. >> sounds like a good weekend for a blanket and clicker. we are getting a sneak peek of president obama's appearance on "ellen" later on today. the first lady had a nice valentine's day message and he responded in presidential form. >> i wanted to wish you a happy valentine's day. so our last one that we'll spend in the white house and in honor of that i wrote you a little valentine's day poem that i wanted to share.
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your boo. >> somebody called the situation room, because things are about to get hot. [ cheers and applause ] because i love you so much, i obamacare about you more than you even know. that's right. obamacare. >> this is the man in the last year of his presidency. enjoying himself. >> he was so modern and hip. obamacare. >> i obamacare you. >> and i thought he'd break out in marvin gaye. >> he has to get -- you have to get into the president's speech. i will obamacare you. >> that's cute. that's very cute. >> one thing the cold weather is good for is up in fenway park in boston.
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the red sox play into the winter wonderland. this is a 40-foot high snow ramp. it is called polar tech big air at fenway. it's a free skiing competition, dylan was there. and the ski analyst was trying it out. >> oh. >> bam. >> wow. nails the landing right there. >> wow. >> that's incredible. >> that's a little terrifying. from the top of the ramp. >> how small the bottom looks. >> how fast do you think -- going down? >> i don't know. >> doesn't matter. doesn't really matter. >> it's not the speed. >> just so you stop at the bottom. >> good point, mr. roker. >> this is on nbcsn this weekend. check it out. it's unreal what they're able to do. we see it at the olympics and now the people of boston will see it. >> what does that feel like? >> we'll never know. [ laughter ] >> never ever ever. >> we're just like -- never going to do it, never going to
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another hot thing that's happening, last night kanye west had his huge fashion show debut. we'll talk about that in a moment and the headline -- lamar odom made his first public appearance, khloe kardashian's husband. >> he looks great. >> he looked phenomenal. remember he was on life support -- >> he was never going to walk again. >> he couldn't speak. kanye escorted lamar into madison square garden to cheers of people shouting his name. >> wow. >> the kardashians dressed there in kanye's clothing line which i thought looks like "game of thrones." but that was his line. lamar is also in one of kanye's men's collection pieces there. >> that's amazing. >> the man's life has been turned around.d. >> like you said, the reports were so dire. i didn't see if we'd see the guy in public again. here he is at a public event.
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>> obviously, just in contrast, and we don't know and perhaps on their show, they'll tell really what happened and his journey. he's been in rehab with his children visiting him. they've put out a couple instagrams. >> amazing. speaking of runways, tamron walking the runway for a special cause last night. >> yes. >> american heart association's go red for women red dress collection. there you see -- >> hello. >> tamron hall! >> hi there. >> good thing that wasn't today. >> look at you. yeah! >> my golly. >> that was mark bauer and the go red -- >> you have to come out of your shell more. you really do. >> dab! >> here's what happened, and this is the gospel truth. mark bauer, that's his creation. i'd never seen this dress until
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you know this, and al, this is all show, this is tv. when i'm one-on-one at parties, do i talk to people? >> no. >> believe it or not, i'm a shy person. our amazing pr, she's like, you're here, in the dress, you have to do it. >> and you did. >> florence henderson was my inspiration. she had her robe on and basically disrobed going out on the red carpet. >> that's our girl. >> florence was like, do it and own it. >> you looked amazeing. >> you had great company. fran drescher, vanna white. >> yes. it was all for a good cause. i walked in honor of my aunt who passed away. i took off a month ago from work. in her honor. please go over to the website, the american heart association, and learn more about how we as women need to monitor our
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remind the women in your life. it's great to have a great red dress but better to have a hug from your mom, aunt, loved one. >> the next best thing? a secret admirer. what happened? >> we had jamal on the show yesterday. then he tweets this. when you're trying hard not to ignore your buddy al roker because you just want to stare at tamron hall. >> look at him. >> malcolm jamal-warner tweeted this. >> following up with, the only annoying part was not having time to ask willie geist to trade seats with me. >> see, you guys -- okay. yesterday, i was accused of flirting with the mvp of the super bowl. >> von miller. >> who was adorable. i made a joke and i really was not flirting with him. >> no. >> i was flirting with malcolm jamal.
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>> the people had it wrong. it was all on twiettter. von is like 20 and i'm a hundred. it's not my lane. >> tamron huxtable. i like the sound of that. never mind. forget that. >> he is a handsome talent and a musician. i started instagram stalking him. >> it's mutual, okay. >> there's a song called "it goes down in the dio." >> direct message? >> i haven't done it yet. i have a date lined up for valentine's day already. >> in case it falls through. guess what? day 13 of our 25 days of prizes. we'll help you find us on's take. our prize today, this is a great one, it's a perfect valentine's day present. a today prize is a snow joe ion hybrid snow blower. nothing says i love you than a
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worth almost $500. go to's ees's take. how many likes do we have? 236,000. on our way to hopefully 1 million. check it out. please like us at's take. register to win that snow blower. of course, we have our friend polar vortex. it's weakened and sending down the cold air. we are looking at brutal temperatures, record lows moving into the northeast and the great lakes right througotherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15
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range >> that's your latest weather. >> thanks, al. coming up, it doesn't get better than this. mick jagger and martin scorsese, the film's front man and the oscar-winning director teams up for a serees on hbo called "vinyl." it's about the sex, drugs, rock and roll lifestyle of the '70s. we'll catch up with a couple icons next. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol .
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so my kids don't have to forage, got two jobs to pay a mortgage, and i've also got a brain. life's short, talk is cheap. i'll be working while you sleep. still don't think i've got a brain? you think a resume's enough? who'll step up when things get tough? don't you want that kind of brain? a degree is a degree. you're gonna want someone like me. but only if you have a brain. martin scorsese, a hollywood icon. his career spanned nearly half a century with incredible, iconic films like "taxi driver," starring robert de niro. four years later, he teamed up with de niro again for "raging bull."
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scorsese won his first oscar as best director for the "departed." he was nominated again for "the wolf of wall street." now, he's teamed up with an up and coming artist named mick jagger, for a new series on hbo called "vinyl." it's about the gritty rock and roll scene in new york city. >> so word on the street is this show is 20 years in the making. started as a film you pitched to marty, is that right, mick? >> yeah, it would be a four-hour movie. they said, marty, it had to be cut to three hours. marty said, never. >> i said, two hours.
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on hbo, where the series captures the sex, drugs and rock and roll of the music industry that jagger lived through. one of the actors on the show, mick's son, james. >> we had this character written for an up and coming punk band. i said, i hate to do this, but i'm going to throwy son in the mix. he's into the punk rock band. put him in and see how he does, throw him in the mix. i think he comes out very good. >> very well. >> reporter: scorsese is a rolling stones fan from way back. the band's music has been the soundtrack to some of the most memorable scenes in his films. >> the music that really scored my life at that point. the music i kept relating to was the stones. >> i have a guess based on how many times you've used it in a movie. do you have a favorite stones song? >> could be "gimme shelter." >> that's the one! >> reporter: both scorsese and
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david bowie. they reflected on the loss of a long-time friend. >> very saddening. you know, i hadn't seen him such a along time. it's very sad. i had no idea he was that ill. >> i met him in the early '80s. i worked with him on "last temptation of christ." >> maybe you'd learn a lesson. >> thank you, gentlemen, so much. i appreciate the time. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thanks so much. >> you can catch the first episode of "vinyl" this sunday on hbo. ahead, we'll catch up with katie holmes on her intense role in the film "touch td fireed with fire." the video that'll turn you upside down and inside ou human maintenance guy would actually be exactly what i am. i got to hang a picture. it may not seem like much, but to that resident it was the best thing in the world.
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collection for adidas at madison square garden. the entire kardashian clan came out to support yeezy including his wife kim who went platinum for the event. maybe she's hoping the album will do the same. i see what you did there, kim. we're not sure if the new 'do is permanent. what? it's a wig? we know north west was looking adorable. look at her at the bottom of the screen stealing the show proving kids can slay fashion. the extended carkardashian-west family includeed lamar odom and congrats to kanye. they're saying he reinvented fashion and music at the same time. good for him. the band okgo is known for stunning with us their newest video. it's called "upside down and inside out" shot in zero gravity. it looks as though the video was shot in one take, which makes it more impressive. we're not sure how they will top this one but we look forward to
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i have proposed that the "today" team reenact this video. okay. it's president's day weekend and valentine's day weekend but mother's day has come early. we're not talking about the holiday, we're talking about the new star-studded movie from one of my favorite directors, gary marshall. yahoo! movies has the exclusive premier of the new trailer and it has a list of a-listers. jennifer aniston, kate hudson, julia roberts, and here's your peek. >> her ex just got remarried to, like, a 12-year-old. >> hi, sandy. >> hi! >> i'm here for a job. >> tell me more about this tween and your ex-husband. >> i'm sure i exaggerated. i'll have a better idea once the acne clears up. >> can you go to the supermarket. >> what do you need? >> juice, eggs, and tampons. >> what does that mean? >> tamm on thes. >> i'm going to right "t."
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>> i need a price check on organic -- >> two sons. >> nice meeting you sandy with two sons. >> i love it already. can't wait to see that. that's up my alley. taylor swift is set to open at the grammys monday night. the singer is nominated for seven awards, including album of year t year. the list of performance announced so far extensive, adele, lady gaga, luke bryant, justin bieber, the cast of "hamilton" which we're so excited about, rihanna and isn't kendric lamar going to perform? he's king of the grammys, right? let me know because al says beat sound. just ahead, we'll catch up with katie holmes to talk about her new movie and what she thinks of a "dawson creek" remake. and al is whipple up strawberry short cake after your local news and weather. that looks good.her. looks good.
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now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. a few flurries today, wind chills tonight and week. we'll be back in 30 minutes, be sure to check kwwl dot com for the latest news you're watching k- w-w-l, we've
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taking a look at the headlines. the cdc says two u.s. women who contracted the zika virus while traveling outside of the country suffered miscarriages after they got home. they're the first known cases of miscarriages in america, with americans who have gotsenten the virus traveling aboard. the world health organization said possible vaccines are at least 18-months away. the agency is proceeding very quickly. have you thrown in the towel on your new year's resolution? you're not alone, but it may not be your fault. a new study finds our brains are wired to focus on past rewards, making it hard to break bad habits and kick addictions. according to researchers the
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chemicals when brought up to pleasurable smells or sights. a study found humans mimic the faces of others woutd real ss without realizing it and the brain feels similar sensations of past experiences and creates an instant response. at whole foods, you might get a tattoo. the company is looking for partners to set up shop in its 365 whole foods market. they're hoping to attract young shoppers. called friends of 365. while no partners have been firmed up yet, they could include body care products, record shops and tattoo parlors. pope francis is on his way to cuba and then mexico. today on board the plane to havana. he got a gift from a mexican journalist, a sombrero.
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the pontiff returns to the vat cann -- vatican in a week. saturday, we have wet weather in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow showers left over around the great lakes. cold temperatures in the upper midwest and northeast. as far south as northern florida. sunday, sunday, we are looking for more snow from the upper great lakes all the way down into the gulf coast. rain and ice in between. rain and snow on the pacific northwest. record lows sunday morning in the northeast and mid-atlantic states. 10 degrees cooler than it should be in florida. look at los angeles on sunday, iowa early this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles
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wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below >> that is your latest weather. now to today food. a dessert not only perfect for your kids but also a romantic finish to your dinner with your sweetie. strawberry shortcake. my mom used to make this all the time and i loved it. it's a simple dessert. i love this. you make extra biscuits, it's great. you have your strawberries, eggs, lemon curd with baking soda. all the baking ingredients. this is really -- you get a food processor and it makes it easier. some do it by hand. take your flour. you're going to take some sugar. baking powder and salt. put it together. the secret is, when you put in your butter, it should be ice cold. >> really?
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you're ready to use it. put your butter in there. >> easier to cut when it's cold. >> exactly. put the top on. you're going to basically pulse this until it gets crumbly. of course, you have to get the top on first. anyway, you pulse it. >> we get the point. >> this is what you'll end up with. crumbly stuff. now, you whisk an egg with whole milk. you're going to put that in here. then you're going to put that all together. you mix it up. you're going to roll it out to about an inch square. take any shapes. >> you have a heart? >> or you can use the perfect circle. >> so cute. >> now, to finish it off, before you put it in the oven, brush it with a little egg wash, like that. >> the biscuit is critical to this. a bad biscuit ruins it and this
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>> sprinkle sugar on top. 425 for 10 minutes in the oven. while it's baking, get the ripe strawberries and mash them up. you're going to throw in sugar. a little water. then you're going to take the -- once these are mashed, put in some sliced strawberries so there's heft to them. >> got it. >> meantime, whipped cream. you can get some from the store or make your own. lemon curd. a little lemon zest. whoa, whoa, the vanilla! some vanilla. >> there you go. >> real life right there. it's how it happens at home. >> then you take your -- cut your biscuits in half once they've cooled down.
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>> this is one of my favorite dessert desserts. the lemon curd, the best i've had. >> gives it another flavor. >> finish it off with a little stau ber strawberry and champagne. for the kids, sparkleing grape juice. don't give this to your kids. >> oh, auntie tamron. >> this is the after-party where the kids aren't at. >> for more valentine day ideas, head to shout outto shoutout to one of our loyal food club members. cheyenne, thank you for sharing your recipe. katie holmes on her new movie, "touched with fire." want to wear your heart on your sleeve? and bouquets of bacon.
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because we both share, we're the only ones that can relate to each other. >> i felt like that watching this. i want the characters together, but i don't. i think it speaks to the chemistry you had on screen. what was that like for you? >> you know, it's about a five-minute test that worked. >> five minutes, you were in? >> either you see that we're going to lock in and do this or not. >> when you go home and you're with your child, does a film like this have an impact in your interaction and even educating your child about this? >> you know, this was a really intense project, but i leave it at work. i keep everything really sort of separate. i work and then i'm mom. >> i know you talked to "more" magazine recently. the quote was, i feel i'm still
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can channel, how to cake it, has over 1 million subscribers. yo lan good morning. you met martha stewart? >> one dream come true. the second, i had a one year anniversary on youtube. and i'm here with you today. >> congratulations. happy you're here to celebrate valentine's day. let's start with the emoji cakes. >> this is kissy face and heart eyes. >> how do you do it? >> this is a fondant cake, which is a lot of what i do. if this is too much to handle, you can make the mini cakes baked in tin cans. ice them with raspberry butter cream. what you end up with is a gorgeous pink raspberry butter cream. perfect forvalentine's day. top them with your loved one's
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do it with your kids or wife. >> beautiful. i'm going sample it while you do bacon with al. >> okay. >> this is from spread banger. it's flowers and dinner in one. >> wow. >> you knock it out. you take a strip of bacon and roll it up. then you insert toothpicks so that they stand up on your baking rack. just like crisscross them. >> crisscross applesauce. >> good memory. stand them on a tray and bake them at 400 degrees until crispy. >> where is the bouquet part coming in? >> you get your standard bouquet and pluck off the flowers. take your bacon roses and stick them in the flower bud. hello. she's in love with you. >> she loves me. she loves me not. >> you still love bacon.
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>> deborah, you know what to get al. let's move over here. i see milk shakes, mason jars. >> this is from the domestic geek. this is a cherry cheese makecake milk shake. this is vanilla ice cream and we pour in milk. then we have, of course, cherries for the cherry cheesecake. this is cream cheese. if you can grab the vanilla and graham crumbs. >> absolutely. >> should we put a bacon rose? no. >> bacon milk shake. i like the way you think. >> we're going to mix it all together. >> what do you like about the mason jar? they seem to be popular. >> they're chic, fun and casual. they hold a lot more milkshake, which is great. >> love it. >> pour nitit in a jar. let's skip ahead to the end.
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the apple cake, a neat little heart sweatshirt. >> hearts on your sleeve sweatshirt. what you do, make yourself a heart template, foam roller, paint and paint away. any pattern. >> keep repeating? >> all down the sleeve, anyway you want it. >> come out with something like that. >> i would wear this on how to cake it. i'd paint, cake, across the sweatshirt. >> happy early valentine's day. >> you, too.
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nbc. cold day out on the rink. sheinelle jones is warm inside with us. >> hi, i'm warm. do you believe in love? >> yes. >> you're going to see this story tomorrow. it's going to be one of those awe stories. the couple is married now. they had this near death
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realize their love. let's not have a near death experience and let's recognize the person when we have them. that's for all the romantics out there. do you know the difference between love or lust? >> can you have both? >> you know what? ah-ha thing, i don't know if i thought about it that way. we'll have a psychologist and dig into it. >> you can have both. >> true. >> you probably should have both. >> exactly. >> i'm pretty deep. >> lust becomes love. >> absolutely. >> back and forth. >> can lust go to love? >> sure.
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you kno25 years ago this fall is a day many people in iowa city would like to forget. unfortunately, they're being reminded of it -- after a comment on social media that has investigating. the university won't say who wrote it. however, this student was recently expelled according to the daily iowan -- they claim he made a post referencing the 1991 campus shooting by chinese student, gang lu.
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members, one student - and seriously injured another student before taking his own life. we reached out to the school. they did not say why he is no longer a student, but the johnson county sheriff's office tells us his visa was taken away. the sheriffs office tells us he had gun permits and they were taken away last week after his visa was revoked. now, let's go to kyle with a look at weather. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. a few flurries today, otherwise decreasing clouds with temperatures falling. it will be windy as well. very cold wind warming up later next week. we'll be back in 30 minutes, be sure to check kwwl dot com for the latest news if you want to bundle great tv with high-speed internet, then call centurylink at... ask for the directv select package, bundled with centurylink internet. you get all the channels you love, plus hbo, starz, showtime, and cinemax at no extra cost for the first three months.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, live from studio 1 their a in rockefeller plaza. >> you made it! it is tried, february 12th. meredith vieria is here for kathie lee. >> thank you! >> hello! >> it's always a pleasure. >> i like that we went casual today. >> you told me to go casual. >> they told me you wanted to go casual. you called me up several times,


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