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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's defense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> will that strategy help or
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machete attack. a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people. >> this was a brutal attack. >> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. wicked big air. >> history goes down. backflip for the crowd. >> boston's iconic fenway park transformed into the ultimate winter sports playground. dylan is about to head to the top of the massive ramp. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning and welcome to "today" on a chilly friday morning. even as a yankee fan, i'm happy
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park. they've transformed that place into a winter wonderland. >> you called it wicked big air, and i'd add wicked cold air. it'll be freezing or below freezing or below zero in a lot of the country. 30 degrees below normal. al is outside on a frigid plaza. good morning. >> good morning. i have to tell you, this is rough. it's just going to get rougher. here's what happens when you combine a broken water main in scranton, pennsylvania, and brutally cold air. it's an instant ice sculpture. coating power lines and homes. they finally have gotten it under control, but it created a mess. we'll see more scenes like this over the next 48 hours. here's what's happening, again, as we mentioned. the polar vortex is always over the north pole, but it's now shifting over the northern atlantic.
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the eastern u.s. and spills across the canadian border as the jet stream dips into the east coast. right now, we've got, by friday, this morning, it feels like 4. new york city, 14 currently. in cleveland, it feels like 10. out in minneapolis, 8 below. then the cold air really starts to sink in. 5:00 a.m. saturday, washington is 18. 7 in cleveland. 2 in indianapolis. as we continue, wind 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.
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here right now. overnight as you mentioned, the mercury is just going to drop. the bottom is going to come out of the floor. there's going to be a wind chill advisory starting tonight, lasting until tomorrow morning. the temperatures are going to be about zero here in chicago. who knows what they're going to be further out midwest, where the winds really blow. they're calling for the wind chill in the minus 10 to minus 15 area. people are being urged to check on their elderly neighbors. take a tip from me and dress in layers. i'm missing a couple layers this morning. pay closer attention to pets. should they go outside? feed them more because they use more energy. most important thing, these things don't work well in the cold, either. if it gets down to minus 40, which we awe ll pray it doesn't, they don't work at all. make your call to the travel agent before it gets that cold.
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traveling, don't head to florida. it'll be chilly. go west, young man or woman. spring-like warm temperatures will feel like they're in the april or may range. san francisco, phoenix, pueblo and seattle. that's where we need to go. >> we'll have you back inside in a couple minutes. it was a chill between bernie sanders and hillary clinton last night during their debate. clinton turning to new lines of attack to try to slow his momentum. let's begin our campaign coverage with andrea mitchell. good morning. >> hillary clinton trying to regain her footing after her big loss in new hampshire. accused bernie sanders of being a one-issue candidate, and of disloyalty to president obama, which was hugely popular with minority voters in nevada and south carolina, the next state to vote.
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put sanders on the defensive. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> that is, madame secretary, a low blow. >> reporter: she, seizing on what he has said to casey hunt, on obama's record in dealing with congress. >> you don't think president 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 sanders victory would be a historical accomplishment, as
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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. >> the numbers don't add up. i believe i can get the money that i need by taxing the wealthy, by closing loopholes, things we're way overdo for doing, and i think once i'm in the white house, we will have enough political capital to be able to do that. >> secretary clinton, you're not in the white house yet. >> reporter: and foreign policy. >> journalists ask who you listen to on foreign policy. >> reporter: when asked if race relations would be better under his presidency -- >> absolutely. we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids. >> reporter: with clinton earning the endorsement of the congressional black caucus pack and a slam of sanders against
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i was in the sit-ins, freedom ride, but i met hillary clinton. >> reporter: sanders releasing an endorsement video from the young daughter of eric garner. >> that's why i'm for bernie. >> clinton is digging in for a fight as sanders continues to out raise her by a big margin since his new hampshire victory. >> andrea mitchell, thanks. let's turn to our panel. political analyst nicolle wallace and political correspondent, steve. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's take it piece by piece. if you watch the debate, you see there are certain voter groups and issues that keep cropping up. let's start with this battle, and it is an all-out battle for the african-american vote. we saw hillary clinton usher in
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out, which is wrap her arms around president obama and his legacy. not only that, say that bernie sanders didn't do so sufficiently. >> that's the interesting thing. president obama is still 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 applied to president obama. again. defensive. he had to say, this is why i'm criticizing hillary clinton but it's not meant as a criticism of president obama. it's tough to accomplish. >> who do you think did better in terms of attracting minority voters? >> i think what was more interesting on that front didn't happen on the stage. john lewis is an american icon, and it was one of the harsher criticisms of bernie sanders absenteeism on the movement i've heard so far. >> his response to a question. he didn't just say that.
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>> we know hillary clinton has a problem with women voters. we saw it in new hampshire. tough week with gloria steinem and madeleine albright saying things that didn't help. how did she go? >> someone just beat you for over 20 points. i've been there. she held her own last night and had one of her strongest performances. for her to do better among women, she has to do better, period. she did. some of the things that have been off putting, she fixed. >> she said, don't vote for me because i'm a woman. she said it before. the fact i'm a woman is one of my qualities. didn't bernie sanders have an interesting apply? >> he was asked, are you blocking history? he didn't come out and say it, but we've never had a jewish president. for that matter, we haven't had too many people who call
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>> the last topic, wall street. she said she wouldn't be influenced by the big banks. he said, let's not think of the voters as dumb. >> front page of the wall street journal has a story about how gushy her talks were. she's not going to get away with not releasing more information. >> when she was speaking in the paid speeches for the banks. >> she made hundreds of thousands of dollars speaking to the banks. this issue is not going away. he has a distinct advantage over here on the stage and the trail. >> she said president obama took some of the money from wall street and nobody said he didn't stand up to the banks. >> again, that comeback from sanders, why did they give the understand. >> thank you very much. the next republican debate 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.
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>> matt, good morning. south carolina, of course, famous for its rough and tumble politics. donald trump's opponents are hitting him for his use of vulgarity. he says, in fact, he's swearing off foul language. as the candidates get ready to square off for the next debate tomorrow night. >> reporter: the billionaire barrelling into baton rouge. donald trump earlier taking aim at ted cruz for alleged dirty tricks, charging cruz's allies with spreading misinformation in south carolina with push polls. we are watching, trump tweeted. cruz denying any involvement. >> i have read reports of what is being said, but somebody else is doing them, not us. >> reporter: cruz is fighting on two fronts. targeting trump and marco rubio with his ad accusing rubio of broken promises. spoofing a support group. >> making me feel dumb for trusting them. >> vote for more than just a
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>> reporter: the cruz campaign yanked the ad after finding out that actress was in adult films. we would not have let her appear in the ad, they said. a familiar face is giving jeb bush a boost. george w. bush will campaign with his brother, appearing here monday night. >> i'm proud of the fact he's coming and honored. >> reporter: john kasich is challenging them to be more positive. >> does he realize the family legacy? spending all your time being negative. >> reporter: bush, who described himself as a joyful torrtoise, is now campaigning with the joy of the texas chainsaw massacre, according to an opposition aid. days after cracking under pressure on stage, rubio cracked a molar on a frozen candy bar.
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him down. campaign. >> last night, you've heard of kissing babies? try signing toddlers. at donald trump's rally, 11,000 people in attendance, he found a 19-month old in the crowd with a bejewelled binky and the mohawk. signing the back of his hand. >> thank you, peter. appreciate that. there have been major developments in the syrian crisis overnight. john kerry announced big strides toward a potential cease-fire. keir simmons is in syria this morning. good morning. >> matt and savannah, good morning. there are people at damascus this morning who are optimistic and others do not believe there will be an end to the fighting. the hostility is still here. it won't apply to isis or the al
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leaders say they have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of aid to communities under siege in syria, where some people, including children, have been dying of starvation. the secretary of state says he knows the agreement is ambitious, but the humanitarian push is crucial. >> we have agreed to accelerate and expand the delivery of humanitarian aid beginning immediately. this week. >> the announcement comes as the syrian army, backed by russian air strikes, is advancing in the strategically important area of apuello el apearl -- aleppo. there are pictures of president assad here. he's still in control here. one question, will he really want to stop the fighting when offensively? back to you. >> keir simmons, thank you. let's go now to a disturbing
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this morning, four people are recovering after a man armed with a machete stormed into a restaurant and started attacking people randomly. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams has the latest on this. what can you tell us? >> matt, good morning. i can tell you that four people were hurt in this brutal attack at a mediterranean restaurant in columbus. the fbi is helping local police. while authorities say they don't yet know the motive, they're looking into whether this was an act of home-grown extremism. >> reporter: frightening moments for diners at a columbus, ohio, restaurant thursday, when a man wielding a machete began randomly attacking customers. >> they've got at least four injured if you can send some more medics. >> copy. >> reporter: police say the man walked into the nazareth restaurant and deli around 5:30, had a conversation with an employee and left, but came back to the restaurant half an hour later. police say he approached a couple sitting at a booth just inside.
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the man walks in to people that are just there having dinner, and starts attacking them. >> some of the patrons started throwing chairs at him, trying to get him out of there. >> reporter: after the attack, the man drove away in a white car, leading police on a chase. >> are you behind him? >> that was the car, following it. >> reporter: police officers forced him off the road a few miles away and tried to subdue him with taiz sers but he managed to get out of his car with the machete and a knife. >> he lunged across the hood at the officers. officers fired a couple shots at him and put him down. >> reporter: regulars at a popular restaurant in a quiet neighborhood are shaken. >> it shared cared the crap out of me. my friends work there. >> four people are at the hospital. all are in stable condition and expected to survive. investigators are digging into
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figure out why this happened. >> pete williams, thank you very much. we have mr. roker back and out of his attire. >> we'll explain why that coat is a hot item later. >> exactly right. >> first, let's show you what's going on out there for today. we're looking at heavy rain in the pacific northwest. lake-effect snow continues in the northeast. look at those temperatures in l.a. 86. me nix phoenix, 88 degrees.
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>> chris: coal start on this friday morning. good morning, everyone. sunny the partly cloudy skies. temperatures from the single digits this morning to the upper teens an lower to middle 20s this afternoon. bit of a breeze this morning that. breeze not as strong later on this afternoon into this evening. a little bit of patchy light snow breaking out tonight. temperatures into the teens. one to three inches of know expected down through the cape and the islands. highest totals down basically essentially from chatham over toward nantucket. arctic air moving in over the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks. just ahead, harrison ford's accident on the set of the new "star wars" movie. now a criminal case because some of the people behind "the force awakens" face prison time. the scientific test to figure out if you're really compatible with your partner. we put three couples through them, and they're about to find out the results live.
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plane at the time, and one of them tells us there was a big jolt. these pictures posted on twitter show the scene moments after impact. the van did cause some damage to the wing of the plane, passengers were taken off the plane and have since reboarded. another flight to tampa. we have a crew at logan and we'll bring you updates throughout the morning. our other big story, the bitter blast of arctic air heading out for the weekend, so let's send it over the chris lambert with more on this chilly forecast. >> chris: good morning, sarah. already cold. boston 8 degrees. minus 2 in worcester. wind-chill factor, minus 8 in boston, minus 17 in worcester. temperatures this afternoon bouncing up into the upper teen, lower to middle 20s and going down overnight tonight, back into the teens. a little patchy light snow across southeastern mass. locally one to three inches across the cape. bitter air moving in saturday and sunday. wind-chill values saturday night into sunday morning. minus 20 to minus 30.
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back now at 7:30 on a friday morning. 12th of february, 2016. that's the view from the top of the rock. you can't see it, but it's here, the polar vortex, descending upon the eastern half of the country. it is 16 degrees on the plaza right now. going to get even colder throughout this valentine's day weekend weekend. snuggle up, snuggle bunny ies bunnies. >> this is the only cold weekend we've had. >> we haven't complain. we've had a mild winter. >> true. >> it is in the single digits had the fenway park, where dylan
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it's not baseball. we're talking other sports. >> we are, matt. other sports that involve a ramp this high, 14 stories high, to be contact, in the middle of center field. i've gotten tweets asking if i'm going to come down this. i wouldn't even roll down the hill. we have professionals to do that, and we'll do it live in a little bit. >> i walked up the stairs of one of those in salt lake city. i turned around and walked back down. you have to be kidding me. we'll see you in a little while. >> thank you. let's take a look at the headlines this morning. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed over the current president during last night's democratic debate. clinton questioning sanders' support for president obama. >> the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. [ applause ] >> madame secretary, that is a
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last i heard, we lived in a democratic society. last i heard, a united states senator has the right to disagree with the president. >> sanders went on to say president obama has done an extraordinary job. during a rally in louisiana, donald trump promised he wouldn't use foul language on the campaign trail anymore. he faced criticism earlier this week for repeating a supporter's vulgar term used to describe ted cruz. disappointing news. the vaccine for the zika virus isn't coming soon. large-scale trials are at least 18 months away. the group voted two vaccine candidates are already showing promise. also this morning, the british production company behind "star wars: the force awakens" is facing criminal charges over an accident on the set of the movie. bill neely is in london with this. good morning. >> good morning, savannah.
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office records and broke the leg of its main star, harrison ford. for that, the makers of the latest "star wars" move vie, ie, "the force awakens," are being prosecuted for failing to ensure the star of the hit movie wasn't hit by the props. >> you might need this. >> i think i can handle this. >> reporter: harrison ford's character han solo expects trouble in "star wars" but he didn't expect to be hit by the door of his spaceship. >> what a piece of junk. >> she might not look like much. >> reporter: he's worked with the millennium falcon for decades. two years ago, he was filming on the set of the falcon when he was hit by a heavy hydraulic met dahl door. -- metal door. he spent weeks on crutches. britain's safety body said it was so serious, it's prosecuting
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set. by law, it says employers must workers. this is as true on a film set as a factory floor. the "star wars" production company says cast and crew safety is always a top priority. we are disappointed in the decision. ford managed to finish the movie, later volk joking about his injury with jimmy fallon. >> i was worried about you. >> they closed a [ bleep ] on me. >> reporter: it's not the only time 73-year-old ford has had a lucky escape. last year, he crash landed his vintage plane. >> explain what happened. >> this was a plane crash. we're here to talk about this one. this dislocated the ankle forward. >> hey! >> reporter: there's no
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action against the movie makers. >> it's true, all of it. >> reporter: the force though, clearly awakening britain's health and safety officers. >> the lawsuit means if the film producers aren't convicted, they face fines and possible inprisonment. they said they fully cooperated in the investigation. for the "star wars" francis, hise franchise, nothing can stop it. the sequel has already begun shooting at the same studios. let's hope they've fixed the spaceship door by now. back to you. >> is he in the next one? >> no -- >> says the person who hasn't seen it. >> you don't know this, but you're stepping into this. you are stirring the pot. >> anything is possible. >> there you have it.
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>> let's get a check of the weather, chewbacca. >> these are not the lawyers you're looking for. go about your lawsuit. we've got more lake-effect snow. some areas picking up three feet of snow already and there's more into sunday, especially from erie, pennsylvania, all the way to water town, new york, where they may see another 24 inches of snow before it's over. erie, p.a., and buffalo, 8 to 14 inches. next week, sunday, we have a clipper coming in, and it'll bring snow from minneapolis to cleveland. ministry mix from missouri to south carolina. monday, ice event for the southeast and mid-atlantic. this is monday afternoon. by tuesday, warmer air gets in. can you believe it? here, we are going to see from washington to boston, temperatures in the 40s, maybe low 50s. a lot of rain and an icy mix along the spine of the appalachians.
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>> chris: good friday morning, everybody. digits. sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. tonight down through the cape of know there. then we follow the arctic air in here over the weekend. wind chills by sunday morning minus 20 to minus 30. air temperatures below zero, widespread, as well. 7 on 7 forecast, keeping most of monday dry. however, we'll track a little bit of snow going over the freezing rain and to rain monday night into tuesday. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> he just said to me, did you not, wait, darth vader is luke's father? >> i did not. >> yes, he did. >> savannah is explaining the whole "star wars" franchise to me. one for the record books. you have to see the newest mind-blowing video from ok go. plus, can science predict love? >> i'm jeff rossen and welcome to the love lab.
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your relationship will last. long-term compatibility. we sent these couples into the official love lab, and they took all of the scientific tests. guess what? we just got the results back. we'll reveal the results live to them and to you in a moment. first, here is how it works. >> reporter: love is in the air. >> what does she smell like? >> sweet. >> reporter: meet dr. love. he runs the love lab at claremont university. >> you can find out who is long-term compatible with each other. >> you can hook it up and see on a computer who is going to be together? >> we can do it now. >> reporter: we've enlisted three couples. cathy and jack, married for 48 years. this couple just got engaged.
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>> nice to meet you. >> reporter: they just met on the weirdest blind date ever. which couple will be the most compatible? >> i'm placing the sensor here, listening to your heart. >> reporter: first up, the zest test. testing how much zest couples have. researchers wire each couple with sensors. do their hearts beat in uniform yun unison, how much are they sweating? and the chemical is released when you trust someone. >> what if this turns out badly? >> it won't because i need to pay the caterer the deposit. >> hug each other for one minute. >> this is deep in the brain stem and they can't control it consciously. >> there's no cheating on the test. >> reporter: when our married couple comes in, a dose of news. >> jack's levels are peaking, bouncing. >> he's really enjoying this. >> what about cathy?
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>> sorry, jack. >> if you look into each other's eyes one minute, starting now. >> so awkward. >> reporter: time for test two. the visual attention test. >> what happens here? >> in this test, our participants put on these eye tracking goggles. two images are shown side by side. one of the person they came with and something else that's appealing. we'll see where the attention goes. >> you can track their eyesight? >> exactly what they're looking at and how long. >> one by one, they do it. >> one, two, three. >> reporter: for the last test, the couples need to work up a sweat and a strong scent. >> what are we doing here? >> blindfolding the men to test their smell. >> how? >> they'll smell the women to see who they're attracted to most. >> these guys will smell all of the women? >> yeah. what could go wrong, right? >> walk to the first woman and smell. >> flowers, smells nice.
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>> now his fiance. >> can't smell anything. >> okay. >> 3. >> >> he gave his fiance a lower number. >> the married couple? >> 5. >> good. >> reporter: the blind date? >> 4. >> ladies, your turn. >> a little bit sweaty. almond. >> spicy. >> reporter: after hours of testing, time to crunch the numbers. >> i think the results are going to be surprising. attraction is more complicated than we think. 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
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>> maybe we won't make 49. >> good news, you both looked at your partner more than the attractive picture, the money, brad pitt. we wanted to look at jack more than brad pitt. good news there. good job, guys. let's move on to the engaged couple. ready? you were the zest test winner by far. i'm looking here, you were more attracted to your partner than anybody in this entire group was attracted to their partner, and that includes dawn to you. you also released high levels of oxy oxytocin, the trust chemical. dawn, dawn, dawn, dawn. quoting from the doctor, you were not showing high attachment. this showed imbalance you're going to have to work on. >> surprising. >> what do you make of that? >> we already put the deposit
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>> we're in too deep. i don't know. >> it'll all be okay. marriage therapy is a great thing. let's move on to the blind date couple. we'll start with attraction. kristin, you had low attraction to josh. >> okay. >> cover your ears. now we're up to josh. josh, you had negative attraction to kristin. the number was actually less than zero. i'm sorry. >> is that possible? >> it was in the negative numbers. the good news, you showed a strong emotional connection. >> that is what matters, right? >> it's all about emotion. the doctor says this is actually a great tip. great tip for first dates. it's because you weren't just at a dinner, you were enjoying an exciting experience together. it's an instant bond. dr. love's tip is, if you're going on a first date, go to an adventure together because you get an instant bond, even if there is no attraction there. >> very exciting. >> before we go, there is a winner.
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believe it or not, it's our engaged couple. so nice. they're still going to get married, thank goodness. your numbers were so high off the charts and you are attracted to each other. he's just off the charts crazy. congratulations. thanks for being good sports. back to you in the studio. >> feel good spot of the valentine's day weekend. >> heartwarming when you said there was negative attraction, less than zero. >> on the upside, dawn was attracted to jack. >> mr. roker. >> yeah. >> we're all going to smell each other during the break. coming up, how'd they do that? willie is in the orange room with the story behind ok go's ground-breaking new i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away.
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>> this is 7 news now. >> sarah: good friday morning, everybody. it's 7:57. take a live look over boston. bundle up because it's cold out there. send it over the chris lambert with your forecast. 10 degrees in the city of boston. 2 in worcester right now. you factor in the wind and the wind-chill factor is minus 4 in boston, minus 15 in worcester. a little bit better this afternoon. upper teen, lower to middle 20s. a bit of a breeze this morning. should subside by this evening. this evening and overnight tonight, snow across southeastern mass. expecting 1 to 3 inches of know down through the cape and the islands. story over the weekend, arctic
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zero to minus 10. wind-chill minus 20 to minus 30. >> sarah: a jetblue plane at he gann was damaged when a fuel van backed into it as it was set to go to the gate. passenger tells 7news there was a big jolt, but thankfully no one was hurt. the passengers were put on a different plane and left for tampa. a school bus driver in dudley is due in court today, accused of driving drunk with students on board. police say 42-year-old scott poirier crashed into a utility pole thursday afternoon. we'll have much more on those
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, time for a little romance. hoda delivers a special valentine just in time for the big day. a new music video celebrating long-term love. to bring out the romantic in all of us. then one project, two legends. >> the rolling stones! >> willie catches up with mick jagger and martin score psi sese, bringing sex, love and rock and roll to the big screen. >> we both know we have to work
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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 day. today, friday, february 12th, 2016. >> xoxo from chicago. happy valentine's day. >> everything is bigger in texas. >> good morning, north carolina! >> morning, washington, p a. [ applause ] we're back now. 8:00 on a friday morning, a frosty friday morning. it is 19 degrees in our plaza.
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up and down the east coast. we are here at our makeshift fire pit outside. we're staying warm while these people are freezing. >> need a blanket. >> 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 -- 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, casey hunt and hallie
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"elle" feature, meet the girls on the bus. check that out. >> congratulations to them. let's get a check of the top stories. tamron is inside at the desk. in the race for the white house, the democrats sparred during a debate while the republicans gear up for a battle of their own. kristen welker is in milwaukee with the latest. good morning. >> tamron, good morning to you. hillary clinton and bernie sanders traded jabs over everything from the health care to foreign policy. it is the issue of who is the better ally to president obama that unleashed the sharpest exchanges. >> reporter: secretary hillary clinton saved her sharpest attack for last, accusing senator bernie sanders of being disloyal to president obama. >> it is a -- the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone running for the
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president obama. >> that is -- madame secretary, that is a low blow. >> reporter: clinton hoping to regain momentum after a humiliating defeat in new hampshire, didn't let up. >> but those kinds of personal assessments and charges are ones that i find particularly -- >> senator, one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> >> it was a fiery end to a night where they hammered each other over health care, social security and the price tag to make it happen. meanwhile, the republicans are gearing up for their own campaign on saturday. the cruz campaign yanking this campaign ad. after reports that that woman appeared in adult films. donald trump with his smallest supporters.
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tongue. >> i won't use foul language. they're all saying, do it, do it, no, i'm not. >> trump raised eyebrows on thursday when he called the pope a, quote, very political person, citing his plans for the mexican border. also, he made jabs at jeb bush, saying he'll bring his brother on the trail with him. all a prelude of what we might see when the republicans face off. >> thank you. police in ohio are trying to find the motive. a man with a machete stormed into a mediterranean restaurant and attacked four people. the man fled but was later shot and killed by police. the fbi squoin joined the investigation there.
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planes. at one point, there was a cloud of opposition from congressman duncan hunter. >> so this is called a >> reporter: >> visual presentation. he said it helped him quit smoking and argued they should not be banned on planes. the committee approved the ban. vaping is already banned on most flights. what to get for valentine's day? michael cera took his clothes to be cleaned and his son saw it and it disappeared. he posted flyers saying, please contact, quote, dead husband walking. i don't even --
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>> well, it's going to cost him. someone has to replace it. >> good timing, valentine's day. >> tamron, thank you. up next, ok go's music video and how they managed to pull it off. plus, how you can have fabio be your date for valentine's day this year. early gift for the special day. hoda premieres a new video celebrating lasting love in a special way. right after these message there's a voice of a daredevil in all of us. that urges us to shake things up, to turn up the heat, and take bigger risks. why should damaged hair silence that voice? new dove regenerative nourishment with red algae complex in a formula that nourishes to regenerate extremely damaged hair. for smooth, strong and healthy looking hair as if damaged never happened. new dove regenerative nourishment. mmmm mmmmm
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we're back. it's 8:11. time for what's trending today. >> do you think the average life expectancy for a man and woman is -- >> 78? >> or -- 78? >> 76 for women. >> 82 for women. >> 81 for women. 76 for men. >> really? >> wow. >> the reason i bring this up, the question has been brought up, would you want to live past that? would you want to live to 100? >> no. >> if i was healthy. >> you say no? >> i don't want to, 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
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2,000 adults asked. 77% say they'd want to live to be 100. count me in that group. we're going to explore longevity next week on "today," called living longer and living better with tamron hall. >> if you're healthy. when you say it, that's not what comes to mind. >> she's pulling the rip cord. >> she is. >> i'm out. >> that'll be fun next week. as we're aware, valentine's day is sunday. might be tempting to put on your favorite romantic comedy. do not do it. an article in the "washington post" explains exactly why. romantic comedies, and i can tell you from personal experience, spending many years as a single person, it is terrible for you. you compare your life. you feel like that thing that happened in notting hill should
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romcoms is the last thing you should do if you're alone on valentine's day. >> watch "rambo." >> "ghostbusters." >> "die hard". >> you see the ideas. ". 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.
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>> no, no, no. >> he does look good. >> hello, gorgeous. >> you have those pajamas, don't you? >> 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 jackets 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?
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in new york city. last night, kanye west revealing his season three line at madison square garden. show didn't disappoint. he sang songs from his upcoming album while the models led by naomi campbell stood on stage. the kardashians were there. e ing ing lamar odom. the show was tweeted about more than the democratic debate last night. >> incredible. >> the #480,000 times. kanye's show's hashtag was 900,000 times. >> that's a low blow. >> you like the show, right? our resident fashionista. >> not the clothes. i like the concept. they say, this is what we'll be
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kanye is so far ahead of us. >> you won't be here. >> i'll be gone. taylor swift is set to open 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? >> chris: good friday morning, everybody. starting off in the single digits. sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. a little light snow overnight tonight down through the cape and the islands, 1 to 3 inches of know there. then we follow the arctic air in here over the weekend. wind chills by sunday morning minus 20 to minus 30. air temperatures below zero, widespread, as well. 7 on 7 forecast, keeping most of monday dry. however, we'll track a little bit of snow going over the freezing rain and to rain monday
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>> that's your latest weather. >> announcer: a little romance is sponsored by smucker's. smucker's is happy to celebrate happy couples. >> it's time. part two of our little romance series. on thursday, hoda promised us a very special valentine, and she's back this morning to deliver on her promise. >> today is that day, everybody. i brought you the love stories of incredible couples who have stuck together for more than half a century. they were a few of the stars of a new music video we created with the wedding gurus. as matt said, this video is my valentine to all of you. the world premiere is moments away. first, here's how we pulled it off. >> gorgeous. >> quiet, please. >> reporter: this valentine's, i
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the guest list, exclusive. only couples married more than 50 years. and they have to dance. we watched dozens of sweethearts two stepping through kitchens and hallways across america. all for that special invite and a chance to star in a music video. a valentine for the romantics in all of us. featuring couples who had made it work. but we needed the perfect song. >> hi. >> it's going to be awesome. >> reporter: enter ingrid michaelson. she wrote these cathy tune s s. "little romance." one listen and we're hooked. >> little romance, take two. it seemed like it has the right bounce and rhythm and message and just fun. >> do it one more time. >> the video is going to follow couples as they're getting ready
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i'm the hired entertainment at the sweetheart dance. >> how long have you been married? >> 68. >> that's amazing. >> everybody ready? >> reporter: we feature the best toe tap ners pers in a dancing scene with ingrid. at first -- >> i'm getting dizzy. >> where are you, dear? >> we were dancing with 12 left feet. >> did you see her? really funny. >> reporter: after a few takes -- >> stepping forward and backwards. >> reporter: these music video new bee newbies, all pros. later, we have our official sweetheart dance with 35 couples. >> it seems like yesterday. >> 63 years. >> i wish i had that today. look at that. >> reporter: more than just a video shoot, we want to celebrate these couples with the ultimate affair. wedding gurus from the knot coordinate every detail.
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something they can remember forever. >> one of the things i learned from talking and meeting you guys is when something is broken in a relationship, you don't throw it away. you fix 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."
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you're in the mood to dance you're in the mood for a little romance you're in the mood for love i see you pressed close i see you style the hair as it seem s s, 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
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i've waited all my life when will they finally play your song 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 is if 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
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i will sweep, sweep, sweep you off your feet 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.
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announcement. the wedding is back. together with our sister company, universal, we're throwing a big, fat, today 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 today.com/weddings 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. >> 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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>> the is 7news now. >> christa: good morning. 8:27 is your time right now. as we head off into the long weekend, president's day. a lot of sun there at the braintree split and all over the area. here's chris lambert with your chilly forecast, though. >> chris: christa, plenty of sun and plenty of cold outside. 10 in boston. 2 in worcester. zero from boston out the worcester feeling cool. sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. lower to middle 20s. the breeze in the quite as strong this afternoon. take a look at your seven-day forecast. temperature-wise, wind-chill factor saturday night, sunday morning, minus 20 to minus to 30. >> christa: we're tracking
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state police are tracking a crash. they tweeted there were serious injuries in the crash. there is a large hole in the windshield of that car. the left lane is blocked and we have a crew headed to the scene. we'll have an update coming your way on 7news at 9:00 a.m. also this morning, a jetblue plane hit by a fueling van as it was parked at terminal c at logan. there were passengers on board the plane at the time. one of them tells us there was a big jolt when this happened. and these pictures posted on twitter show the scene moments after the impact. the van did cause some damage to the wing of the plane. passengers were taken off the plane and have since reported another flight on its way to tampa. we'll have that story at 9:00 a.m.
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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.
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in with her in a couple minutes. we'll try to convince her to slide down that in a lunch tray. >> snuggle up, snuggle bunnies. >> i didn't want to go for the blanket. >> why not? >> mick jagger and martin scorsese teaming up. we sat down with a couple legends to hear about their project. plus, your guide to valentine's day gifts. martha stewart is here on how to make gifts for your loved ones. what's valentine's day without candy. >> we have original ideas that are better than a heart-shaped box of chocolates. >> cute. >> nothing is better than this. >> leaping flames kind of licking our faces. >> can we do something, also? can we, this morning, say a quick get well and a very, very happy 90th birthday to a
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great baseball player and a member of our family always, joe is 90 today and hasn't been feeling all that well. if you're watching, we love you. 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. here >> chris: good friday morning, everybody. starting off in the single digits. sunny to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. a little light snow overnight tonight down through the cape and the islands, 1 to 3 inches
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then we follow the arctic air in here over the weekend. wind chills by sunday morning minus 20 to minus 30. air temperatures below zero, widespread, as well. 7 on 7 forecast, keeping most of monday dry. however, we'll track a little bit of snow going over the freezing rain and to rain monday night into tuesday. >> 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.
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>> let's get friends over here. where are you from? >> minnesota. >> this is nothing for you, right? >> no. 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
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ever gold medalist in slope style skiing. congratulations on that. we've got a sport that i think is -- we're in the middle of downtown boston. what's going on here? >> interesting location wise. 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
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olympics, and also in slope style. >> yeah, hopefully i can go back for both. should be a long road there, but it'll be worth it. >> since you're sitting this out, we have the analyst on skis. i hope you've done this before. >> not here. thanks for bringing that 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.
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how would you rate that? >> i'd give it a perfect 10. rogue backflip at 8:30 in the morning. not bad. >> he's been an analyst eight years. to go out and down that -- >> that was insane. mad props. >> that's how that's done, guys. the big air competition continues tonight. it'll be on nbc-sn. guys? >> i'm a skier. i didn't like the sound of any part of that ramp. i'll tell you right now, that is pure ice. dylan, thank you very much. >> amazing. two icons and one project coming up. martin scorsese and mick jagger are joining forces for "vinyl." willie talks to them both. first, on a friday morning,
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there are few people who are
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of sex, drugs and rock and roll in the '70s than mick jagger. he's teamed up with martin scorsese and terence winter of "board "boardwalk empire" fame. they have a drama, "vinyl." >> this series brought together the two icons to show the down and dirty of new york's 1970s music scene and the shady business behind it. >> show people how rock and roll is supposed to make you feel. heaven knows they want to >> what was it about this period, mick, the 1970s, rock and roll? you lived it. the show is not just sex, drugs and rock and roll, it's a pivotal point. >> more the drugs. >> there are all those things, to be clear, but it's also about these new genres of music coming. >> rock and roll is definitely in there, but we kind of touch
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genres of music. there's punk starting. we get the beginnings of hip hop. disco. it was a very exciting time. new york was an exciting place, 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 stone
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throughout the movie. >> it's what was in my life at no point. >> do you have a favorite stones song? >> could be, "give me shelter." >> that's the one. >> it's interesting, we end up using it without saying we're going to use it. >> by the way, my favorite stones song, too. >> "exile". >> do you have a favorite album? >> i can't remember which songs are on which album, to be honest. >> reporter: even if mick's memory of his own catalog is vague, he hasn't forgotten the 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.
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it was aligned with the craziness of the artist and the period. a lot of people imagine the businessmen of were 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.
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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. he started directing the to watch. >> you've been directed by >> i have. the series premiere of "vinyl" is sunday night on m hb to o. speaking of music, have you seen this new video by ok go? "upside down, inside out." they shot it in zero gravity. check this out. >> so colorful. i love it. >> they took 21 flights in zero gravity to shoot that video.
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>> i would need 21 little bags for that. quickly i want to go back to one thing. i'll be you, willie and you be mick jagger. do you have a favorite rolling stones song? >> to be honest, i don't remember which songs go with which album? >> you're sitting across from one of your heros and he's being mick jagger. i don't know what songs are on which album, really. >> that needs to be a jif. >> it probably already is. martha stewart helps us make valentine's day gifts.
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we're back at 8: 47. valentine's day is this sunday. no better way to show your love than making something from scratch. look who is here, martha stewart, creator of all things beautiful is here with diy projects that even she says we can master, which is unusual.
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>> as we do these, willie, al and me, we'll play in the background, our favorite love songs. >> how nice. >> ready for mine? >> yeah. >> fan out. tell me if you know who this is. >> barry white. >> well done. what are we making? >> these are beautiful vases. look how pretty. >> are they hard to make? >> wouldn't your wife like a breakfast pray with tray with her initial on it? >> what's your wife's initial? >> i need an "a." >> there's no "a." put an "m" for martha. i'll do an "m" for matt. >> she'll love that. >> you paint a border with this all-purpose craft paint. these are stencils you can buy at the craft store. everybody can access these with no difficulty.
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pounce with your paint. you don't want to do one? >> i'm going to do the one you've got. do it put this here? >> here. >> you do it. you're better than me. >> you go like that. you put this off after -- should have chose an more simple letter. >> this comes out beautiful. i was with martha, annette, but i was thinking of you. there we go. >> let that dry. hi, al. what do we have? what song do you have? now that's beautiful >> "unforgettable," martha. >> everybody is unforgettable. >> true. but my wife is more unforgettable. >> some are more forgettable. >> really? >> hombre heart.
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take your crafts glue and paint over an entire part. it's made out of heavy cardboard or fiberboard, whatever. then we have four different colors, tones of glitter. glitter comes in beautiful colors now. you're a good painter, al. >> two coats. >> one is enough for this. just cover the whole thing. start with the lightest color on the top and go down. >> want to move on with mr. geist while i continue working? >> she doesn't trust you. >> we don't have time for crafts. >> come on down, martha. >> what's playing now? >> little frank. >> my favorite. >> "the way you look tonight." >> i like that. >> i got lost in your eyes for a second. what are we doing here?
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are you going to have a sexy din dinner on valentine's? >> absolutely. >> good. you punch out the hearts. >> what is this material? >> wax. you can apply these hearts. look how easy they punch out. heat it up a little with the hair dryer. right on the little heart. warm it up. >> all right. >> and apply it to your candle and it stays. >> cool. >> nice. it stays right on there. you can do all different size hearts. you can make pillared candles into something special. >> ins i since i did the online dating thing with you, who are you spending valentine's day with? >> nice people. friday, saturday and sunday, i'm flying out three. >> wow. >> just kidding.
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i wish. >> always nice to know. martha, thank you very much. >> happy valentine's day. >> i didn't see that coming. >> i have to get that image out of my head now. >> all the instructions are on today.com/home. up next, how to think outside the box when it comes to valentine's day chocolates.
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we're back at 8:53. now that you know how to make your own valentine's day gift, you need sweet treats to go with it. lori is style director at "good housekeeping" magazine, here to box. >> good morning. 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
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brownies or cookies, these are from whole foods. >> can i try? >> caramel brownies. these go from $24.99 to $34.99. really fun and nice to give to your sweetheart. >> you can get these by valentine's day? >> wow. >> this one, i'm particularly obsessed with. 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
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coffee, birthday cake. love hot chocolate? >> love. >> this ranges from $5 to $15. you stir it in and it's a really decadent hot chocolate. >> we'll have the list on today.com/food. for more on the sweet treats. want to launch into something? >> one more. >> these are the hearts. $32.95. this is used as a medical mold. >> the rest will be online. happy valentine's day.
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look, i know you're and you may not know what i'm talking about, but, uh. the yogurt made from your milk, is delicious. mmmm, yoplait. we have breaking news out of logan.
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passengers forced off the airliner. >> a school bus filled with kids slams into a power poll. what police said they discovered that landed the driver in handcuff. a home in norwood going up in flames. and a local boy who will bring a smile to your face. how he is helping local investigate irans and earning the right to be this week's class act. cold air this morning. colder over the weekend. windchill values 20 to 30 degrees below zero. >> you will want to hear about that.
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we have breaking newses out of logan. passengers forced off a jetblue plane after a van crashes into the wing. a former mayor of boston crashes into a south boston home. what he said happened to him moments before he lost control. and we'll have this week's class act. meet a middle schooler who found a sweet way to help out local veterans. good friday morning everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm sarah french. >> we named this today in siberia because of this arctic assault we're seeing. it's cold now and it will be really cold over the weekend. subzero temperatures and the windchills lower than that.
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