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good morning, america. happening right now, the blizzard of 2016. books. >> it's just going to get worse and it's going to get worse fast. >> as we speak this monster is barreling up the east coast, 80 million people in its deadly path. warnings have been issued from alabama to new england. states of emergency declared up and down the east coast. wind gusts nearly 70 miles an hour. snowplows struggling to keep up. >> the plow trucks will remain out throughout the storm. >> the nightmare on the roads. thousands of people stranded. >> just a complete standstill. >> rob with the advice that
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>> as the snow piles up will the records be smashed? the advice from officials, stay home. the close call right in front of our eyes and the crashes, the storm is now whipping up the waves and fears of major damage along the shore. >> d.c. paralyzed. the transit system shut down. airports now ghost towns. and the st. bernard that needed his own rescue. complete coverage of this massive storm, our extreme weather team up and down the coast this morning with all you need to know. hey, good morning, everybody. we're coming on the air right in the thick of the blizzard of 2016. look at the map. this thing has been called massive and major. it's been called snowmageddon, even apocalypse plow, whatever you call it, it is a beast. >> if you're hunkered down at
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look at these live pictures out of philadelphia, one of the cities under a blizzard warning and here's a live look at the jersey shore. it's the area hit hard by superstorm sandy just over three years ago bracing there yet again and a lot of tension and nerves. >> legitimately so. we've got hours to go on this thing but already the impact is real and widespread. more than 170,000 homes and businesses without power right now. 9,000 flights canceled. more than 3,000 accidents out on the roads. and so far at least three people dead. >> and we do begin our coverage in the city that's getting the worst of it. our nation's capital and rob is right there. rob, good morning to you. >> good morning, paula. hi, dan. it is coming down here in the nation's capital where we have seen it snowing hard all night long. winds gusting to blizzard criteria. this is the white house behind me. you see the andrew jackson statue pretty clearly.
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see the white house through all this heavy snow. the obamas, by the way, i'm told are home this weekend. so they are hunkered down and sheltered in place. obviously this is drifting quite a bit but right now we're looking at about 14 to 15 inches in this spot and we expect potentially another foot here in the d.c. area and obviously this is not the only spot that we're going to get it. this is a massive storm and it is just blowing up now that it has tapped the energy and moisture from the warm atlantic ocean. take a look at the radar. moisture shield, most of it is white now. a little bit of sleet mixing in near the coastline but snow wrapping all the way back through west virginia and even ohio and the snow shield well into 4r50i8d and new york. we have upped the snow totals there. winds huge. the coastal beach erosion, big waves there, power outages, you bet. all along the i-95 corridor up to boston and by 4:00 this afternoon, still snowing winding
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snow totals, we've pumped up the numbers for the new york city area. could see 15 to as much as 20 inches in the big apple and snow removal there is an issue so monday may be a problem there and then back through philadelphia, maybe even more than that here in d.c., 20 plus inches. could see 25, that would be nearly a record in south and west we could see close to 30 inches of snow. a quiet year so far, el nino but only takes one and this is certainly the one for this year if not the century so far. >> had you not pointed out the white house in the background, we may not have spotted it. so snowy. we'll check in later and new york city also taking a direct hit. >> ron and sara braving the elements usually bustle ing but a wintry ghost town. how are you doing out there? >> not well, dan and paula. not real well. like you said normally the city is beginning to wake up at this hour. people out, cars out.
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it's pretty much a ghost town. heeding the advice of city officials to stay home and not have their cars out. >> yeah and when we were driving there, it actually took me about double the time. for good reason, everyone's moving slower. but the wind is actually whipping so hard at my face right now, this is getting uncomfortable and know it goes on for another 12 hours. >> getting some of the worst is eva pilgrim in philadelphia in the special mobile unit. over to you, eva. >> good morning, guys. this storm shutting down roads from north carolina to new york this morning. we are here in the storm chaser suv in philadelphia right here, independence hall and snow still coming down, the roads completely covered here. when the wind picks up, it makes it really difficult to see. local officials urging people if you don't have to go out, stay
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snow and ice turning highways into hazard zones this morning. cars slipping and sliding all up and down the east coast. watch as this suv spins out of control right behind a reporter's live shot. in philadelphia, we hit the roads with snowplow drivers trying to keep a handle on the continuing snow but with the road temperature of just 24 degrees, it was an uphill climb. >> guys are getting stuck. when we come back we're going to get them all out of there. >> reporter: the plow trucks will remain out throughout the storm, but as long as there's snow falling, the roads will remain somewhat dangerous. one north carolina driver is lucky to be alive. his car flipped over on the ice. >> i just held on and hoped for the best. there was nothing i could do. >> reporter: in tennessee, people forced to push their cars to safety. virginia state police responding
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since the start of the storm. so far this weather, blamed for three traffic-related deaths. >> it is just going to get worse and going to get worse fast. >> reporter: and the snow continues to fall here in philadelphia. and until it stops, these roads are going to remain pretty dicey. ron and sara. >> actually we'll pick it up from here, eva. ron and sara, we're going to allow them back inside after negotiation with their agents. eva, please drive carefully. speaking of dangerous on the road we want to take you to a stretch of highway in kentucky where an urgent situation is playing out. 3,000 vehicles stranded. >> yeah, they have been there all night. talking moms and children, aditi roy joins us to tell us about the officials scrambling to clear the logjam as well as get needed supplies to the drivers marooned in their cars. good morning, aditi. >> reporter: good morning, some
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passengers out there on the roads. we're in louisville, kentucky, and the roads clear but a couple hours south of us the snow parking lot. >> they tell us we're going to get you out of here very soon. that was nine hours ago. we have not moved an inch at all. >> reporter: overnight thousands of drivers in the bull's-eye of the massive blizzard, trapped inside their cars on snow battered interstate 75 in kentucky. after two jackknifed trucks brought traffic to a standstill. >> we're estimating 3,000 vehicles but we can't put an estimate on the number of people. >> reporter: with traffic backed up for miles, state troopers and highway patrol have been called in to help get drivers to a nearby church and middle school. >> we've recently got reports that people are needing some water and they are a little bit hungry and so we're doing our best to respond to those emergency concerns. >> reporter: but the help isn't getting to everyone. one woman trapped inside her car
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parents including her father who is diabetic. >> they're supposed to be sending fuel, blankets, water, food and we have not seen anyone. we have not seen anybody from the national guard, anything. just the one police officer. >> reporter: some drivers say they have been stuck on i-75 for as many as ten hours. people battling frigid temperatures forced to turn off their cars to save gas. >> i took somebody's advice and we tried to shut the van off a couple of types but it gets so cold so quickly and i don't want my kids to get sick or cold. >> reporter: your hearts go out to them. right now it's not clear when the interstate will clear back up. paula and dan. >> you're right. our hearts do go out to those young children and their parents. thank you. we did mention the jersey shore which as you remember was devastated a little over three years ago by superstorm sandy and are now worried about a repeat. >> people along the shore have really gone to extreme measures to protect their property this
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the question is, will it work? abc's linzie janis right there in atlantic city. linzie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. i'm backing away from this sea here because we're right around high tide. this is by the jersey shore, extremely concerned about major coastal flooding. these waves out on shore, you got 20-foot waves closer in, ten-foot waves, the wind is fierce. i have a wind meter and i've been monitoring it, sustained winds around 30 to 40 miles per hour with gusts up to 65 miles per hour. the real concern is the storm surge will hit businesses and homes that were hard hit by sandy. overnight, the jersey shore bracing for impact. putting to the test the berms erected like this one. take a look at this giant sand dune. it's been built to try to protect the homes and businesses along the shore. 12 feet tall and nearly a mile
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to prevent this. the toons of sand and debris pushed miles inland when superstorm sandy struck just over three years ago. >> i mean, i'm like terrified it's going to happen so i'm out of here. >> reporter: 37,000 homes destroyed or damaged. >> reporter: iconic landmarks completely wash add way by the surge which measured over four feet in some parts of the state. this morning, officials fear some communities could be facing the same elevated sea levels. police going door to door issuing a mandatory evacuation for some residents, others warned simply to be on guard. and it is a full moon just as it was during sanders so sea levels already elevated. that is a big concern. we just clocked these winds in at over 50 miles per hour. dan and paula. >> a full moon. the timing couldn't be worse. we're thinking about the people
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years from that disaster superstorm sandy. stay safe out there, linzie, thank you. as we said earlier, washington, d.c. is really in the bull's-eye of this blizzard but the surrounding suburbs are also getting pounded right now. >> they're expecting more than two feet in some areas of virginia but what's even more concerning right now is they're bracing for power outages that could last for several days and abc's gloria riviera is in reston, virginia, for us this morning. hi, gloria. >> reporter: good morning. i have to tell you we're in reston in a town center and feels like it's getting worse, not better. this morning in the early hours very low winds, now they've gotten up to about 30 miles per hour. i want to show you something. look down here. there is a path behind me. it's snowy, it's white but it looks passable, right? that's what it looks like when you've had near constant snow removal. they've been shoveling. they've been plowing, but those suburban areas that are in danger of losing power, they haven't had that. emergency teams told me last night they were working around
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taking short naps but they just can't move the snow fast enough. i want you to take a look down there. now, remember, yesterday less than 24 hours ago there wasn't an inch of snow. now it looks like the north pole. those snow piles everywhere. come up here. this is one snow pile where the snows accumulated in less than a day where they've been plowing and shoveling. i am 5'6". take a look at this. this is a yardstick. i'm going to need more than that and the news ahead is that this snow, it's still coming so these piles are just going to get bigger with more snow. >> d.c. is just getting pounded. if you're waking up this morning, you don't see snow, well, you might feel the effects because you will most likely feel the ripple effects. the storm is already severely disrupting plane and train travel. >> thousands of flights canceled. some airports closed. long lines at train stations, as well. and abc's david kerley is covering that angle from
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>> reporter: good morning, dan. i was going to tell you the streets are completely like a ghost town but here's a cab trying to get through. we'll let him go by. this is connecticut avenue. one of the main thoroughfares in washington, d.c. the white house just a couple of blocks down but look at this snow on connecticut. we're about halfway through the storm and this is going to be a good one. this cab is stuck. he's going to try to back up. this is untouched snow. if i dig down to the pavement we're looking -- that's definitely more than a foot of snow already here and more is on the way. let's talk about what's happened so far. look at flight aware. this is the tracking system of flights around the country. look at the hole over washington, baltimore and philadelphia, those flights are shut down, they are going nowhere fast, in fact, we've had cancellations that will run through tomorrow, about 8200 flights canceled. really today in this area nobody is flying. no reason to go to the airport. and a lot of sporting events
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knocked off. postponed. they are gone both in the nhl and in the nba, as well and a bunch of college games too. the big game tomorrow, panthers and cardinals down in carolina, they got hit already and have been cleaning up the stadium so they can play tomorrow. here's goes this cab. he is having a hard time getting out of here in washington, d.c. because these roads are so covered with snow. we're halfway through the storm. it is a good one, i got to tell you, dan and paula. this is going to be a historic storm for the washington area. >> it will and as you said, we're going to be feeling it all over the country because of those flight cancellation, david, thank you. let's bring it back to new york city for a minute because there's practically been no snow all winter which i have delighted in. >> we've all delighted in that that is, until now. a rude awakening. this times square time lapse video. the mayor declaring a winter weather emergency and
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in union square. >> reporter: the message, it is saturday. stay home. if you do not need to go outside, why would you go outside. do not risk your life or emergency workers that would have to come out and try to get you. we've seen seven inches of where i'm showing. keep in mind we're just starting this event here. we're talking about snowfall rates one to two inches per hour and the rates have been up. by the end of tomorrow we could be talking about possibly 20 inches. if we surpass 21 inches, that record. now, keep in mind there's something called wind out here. it is a blizzard so we're going to be talking about snow drifts. forget this. we could be talking about snow drifts as high as my head. even above that. that is the problem. of course, we've already been talking about these winds. take a look at them. they're really gusting and strengthening in the last few hours. right now behind me you can see the chase building but you can
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20 to 30-mile-per-hour gusts. the snow will blow around and visibility could go from a quarter mile even down to zero. that is the danger. so you may think this looks bad. we are not even there yet. we have a blizzard warning in effect. those winds are not even at that blizzard level at least here at this point in time. now, that is the reason why the city, they have, yes, 2,000 snowplows seeing them go by and 300,000 tons of salt. they may need it. this system is really picking up. residents, they're preparing, as we. we went out to the hardware store yesterday. i have to say, see these shovels they were flying off the shelves. not sure if it's because of december. they said, hey, it's warm out there. we don't need these, yeah, you still do. of course, i prepared, as well. dan and paula, have to show you, wait for it. do you know what this is, dan? battery powered socks. take care of things in your own hands. dan, i'd love to say thank you but i don't know if i can.
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outside in a cold situation and i promised to send her battery powered socks. i failed and she is now taking matters into her own hands, into her own feet. >> smart cookie. >> indra, we salute you and i apologize and we'll come back to you as the morning progresses. i got to say she's been telling people don't go outside. don't go outside. when i see these images i have zero temptation to go outside. when i saw ron outside suffering, i have zero temptation. >> ron's back and sara is back. all safe back in the studio. rob is also safe. in washington, d.c. >> maybe a little cold. >> yes, so back to rob once again. what's cooking with you? >> what are you talking about? it's amazing out here. now, look, even for a short period of time maybe to go out for a stroll, enjoy the snowscape. the winds though, they're pretty brutal and if not for these safety glasses, i would have a hard time looking into the lens so it's coming down pretty hard.
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a short amount of time this is pretty cool. it is certainly in d.c. on a saturday. why not come out and enjoy some of the spectacular monuments and such that they have here and there again is the white house. which is still dark, by the way. i think they have their cozy jammies on and shelter in place. that's the advice. shelter in place. if you poke outside don't go too far from the house and be prepared to get back inside. you can get hypothermia in a hurry. louisiana but the storm is moving further north but intensifying as it does that. blizzard warnings remain posted and increased them to the southern coast of connecticut and most of these go through the overnight tonight because even when the snow stops, we're going to see big winds. coastal flood warnings, we talked about that, linzie janis on the coast, flood watches and advisories out for big waves, pounding surf and beach erosion there and the winds are going to be whipping not only along the coast but further inland too.
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hour in spots and could see winds certainly to that level right on through the overnight period tonight. all right. that's >> and good saturday morning, we're starting off cold out there. north of the notches as much as eight to ten below earlier this morning. teens to lower 20's everywhere else so far and we are seeing those temperatures continue to only go up a little bit. lots of clouds out there, thinner clouds to the north may allow some partial sun at times. look at the doppler radar trying to bring the snow up here, heaviest well to our south in the mid atlantic states in terms of accumulations federal government obviously shut down. they did that earlier yesterday. the metro shut down. only way to get around is on foot or if you want to tempt fate with a cab. the roads are treacherous. dan and paula, back to you. >> the advice, don't get around.
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educational. anyway, sara, what you got? >> this is a warm fuzzy on a cold day. now, to an incredible rescue to tell you about. a st. bernard rescued from an icy lake. now, this happened in fairfax county, virginia, overnight, the video shows firefighters trying to coax milo out of the lake. the dog was with a family who had been tubing down the hill when he walked out on the ice and actually fell through. now, the firefighters did an amazing job and milo was taken home to get warped up. can you imagine these st. bernards are trained to do rescues themself and the role reversal. >> so cute. >> he's doing fine after 30 minutes of warming him up in vet care they were able to send him home. he was fine but how scary to look at your dog and know you can't help it. >> terrible. that would absolutely terrifying. >> cheech wouldn't have lasted two minutes. >> for me like watching you outside in the snow a couple of minutes ago. our hearts went out -- >> that short stick drawing we
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>> i kind of enjoyed watching her -- anyway, should i say that out loud. >> no, you shouldn't, take it back. >> i take it back. here's what's coming up on "gma." how to survive if you get stranded in your car during the storm. these tips really could save your life. plus, oscar overhaul and jada pinkett smith. changes coming to the academy awards. >> details up ahead in "pop news" for baby news and wedding bells. tease. "good morning america" brought to you by state farm. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. we are never moving to we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life,
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. coveno. a check on what's making news at this hour. right now the cause of a house fire in claremont is under investigation. crews were called to main street around 2:30 this morning.
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in a two-car garage and spread into the common wall and into the first floor apartment unit. thankfully, no one was hurt. investigators in eaton looked at what caused a car to crash there. it happened at 12:30 on eaton road. it's unclear whether there were any injuries or damage was done. josh: here comes the snow, trying to make its way to massachusetts. a big storm most of us staying to the south here. in new hampshire we're expecting a chance and a slight chance of light flurries or snow showers in southern new hampshire. best chance in southeastern new hampshire where you could see a
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welcome back to "gma." you're looking live at what is allegedly the white house, but you can't really see it because it is whited out. right in the middle of it. the monster blizzard blanketing much of the east coast. nine states and washington, d.c. in states of emergency and this storm is far from over. more than two feet possible by later tonight in d.c., so far, the storm has claimed three lives in two states. >> in kentucky, right now desperation on the roads as drivers are stranded for hours without food and water on interstate 75. they're just sitting there, no end in sight. it dumped more than 18 inches on that roadway has crippled
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the snowstorm is not stopping the small group of soldiers who stand guard at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery. sentinels from the army's 3rd infantry regiment guard that tomb 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. regardless of the elements and we do want to salute them this morning. a stark reminder of the selfless sacrifice of our military and serving, no matter what happens they're there to serve us. >> a tough morning and night for them. we do salute them as you said. also coming up, we have one nonweather story to tell you about. so much outrage right now over the lack of diversity among this year's oscar nominee, some stars are even sitting out the whole affair. now this morning, the new steps the academy says it is taking to address who does the voting. will these steps make a difference? that story is coming up but first here rob is right out in the thick of it. braving the blizzard and it's all happening right now. >> he has more from washington, d.c. where they're calling the storm historic and epic. we see that the white house
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disappeared. it is the white house. >> yeah, it is. doesn't stick out much in this snow. we've got visibility at a quarter to a half mile. winds at 34 miles an hour. blizzard criteria and getting worse. this snow is piling up. look at this. fresh tracks here. this is cold snow, dry snow, this isn't snowball type of stuff. you want that go closer to the coast. when you get that near that warm ocean you also get some incredible instability and there was thunder snow this morning along the new jersey coastline. incredible. when you talk about the thermodynamicses that need to be in place and lift that needs to happen with a coastal low like that. we've got snow happening across the area. check out the moisture field with heavy stuff still here in d.c., heavy stuff in baltimore and philly. this is going to be ongoing
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and watches remain posted as this low gets cranked. we'll see winds well over 30, 40, 50 miles an hour. gusts at hurricane force at langley air force base and those winds will crank overnight. blowing and drifting snow right through the overnight, even when the snow stops so just be aware of that and, again, here's what we expect, 15 to 20 inches in new york city and certainly on long island and then greater amounts even further south and west, philly, baltimore, delaware, in through d.c. and southwest. by the way, there's another storm heading in the west coast. tahoe getting more, aspen getting more, as well. breckenridge, you name it. if d.c. was a little hillier, man, we would be cutting some tracks right now. it is amazing snow. that's >> little if any snow expected for here in new hampshire. it would just be southern new hampshire, southeast new hampshire and the best chance to see a trace to an inch,
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and otherwise, cloudy to partly clou >> this weathercast brought to you by you know, we've got people that are stuck on the roadways in the storm zone. that can be a very dangerous situation. i went out with an expert who gave us helpful tips on what to do if that happened and how to prepare for it. it is literally stuff that can save your life. >> reporter: it can happen in an instant driving in an unfamiliar area and lost or stranded in the snow. >> that's going nowhere. >> reporter: it happened to four men in oregon. their gps sending them the wrong country. >> we didn't know how long we would be there. >> the men hunkering down for 18 arrived. stranded? survive.
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bruce corden is an expert taking me through his survival tips. so we're stranded in the middle of nowhere. temperatures in the teens. what should i do? >> stay cool and stay warm at the same time. >> reporter: telling me to keep calm and bundle up. >> make your car visible. tie a rag or some brightly colored ribbon. run your vehicle ten minutes every hour, have the heat running and charge your cell phone and most important thing, stay with your vehicle. >> don't leave this car but i had to ask. my instinct to survive is to leave the vehicle and go find help. how do you keep from doing that? >> fight the instinct. keep your wits about you and stay with this vehicle because it's your best shelter. pack this. a simple survival kit complete with a whistle, that bright rag, hand warmers, emergency blanket, protein bars and a flashlight with extra batteries and, of course, a first aid kit. >> when you're in a situation like this we are in right now.
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>> be prepared. that's great information for you and your family to take away with you. obviously shelter in place is the advice here and across the entire snow zone even if you're not in the snow zone, i know you want a snow day, dallas and it's 70, stay put, enjoy a movie. have a snow day empathetically for the rest of us in this blizzard. >> my plan is i'm going to stay indoors but i'm going to wear the goggles that rob is wearing. i feel like i can pull it off. >> i feel like you could too. >> thank you. he does the hard work, i look like a geek. unction. for him it's fashion. >> the room is turning against me. coming up could big changes be coming to hollywood as a result of the uproar over the
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counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. there is real outrage this morning at the oscars over the lack of di trersty among the nominees with some of hollywood's biggest names saying they'll skip it entirely. it looks now, though, like changes, real changes are afoot. >> we do have a very big move to
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just announced by the motion picture academy aimed at increasing diversity and chris connelly joins us from l.a. with more. hi, chris. >> reporter: good morning, paula. with controversy growing and more big names talking about passing the oscars by, the academy taking bold action to address its issues head on as it looks to create a voting membership that's younger, more diverse and more engaged in present day moviemaking. still, reeling from the widespread outcry and the prospect of some high-profile absences from the oscars after for the second straight year none of its 20 acting nominations went to a person of color overlooking such performances as idris elba in "beasts of no nation" and not giving a best picture nod to "straight outta compton." >> i got something to say. >> reporter: the academy of motion picture arts and sciences on friday announcing what it called a necessary step to aid
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changes to its membership's voting he will eligibility requirements. going forward members who had been given lifetime voting privileges now getting them for a ten-year stretch. renewable for another ten years only if that person has remained active in motion pictures. the initiative coupled with efforts to enhance the diversity of the academy board and outreach to new members that's aimed at doubling the number of oscar voters who are women and minorities by 2020. on social media "selma" director ava duvernay one good step in a long journey. the announcement coming in the weighing of some saying they'd skip the ceremony in response to the nominations. director spike lee awarded an honorary oscar this year. as well as jada pinkett smith and her husband, will smith, who spoke earlier to robin.
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there and say that this is okay. >> reporter: all of these matters that one would expect chris rock to share a few thoughts about, when he hosts the oscars on february 28th. it hasn't escaped my attention that i appear to be the only indoor correspondent this morning, so just so everybody knows here in los angeles, 56 degrees and we have a wind of about 3 miles an hour. >> boo. >> and i'm wearing cargo short, guys. >> you have shorts on right now? >> yeah, well -- >> can we get a shot of that. >> we had some leaves blowing. that's all i saw on the way in. >> you're never coming back on this show. just so you know. that's it. that's it. >> we'll go outside any time you want. >> i take that back because we love you and we'll be talking to you a bunch as the oscar season ramps up. thank you very much for that. >> thanks, chris. we do want to say coming up on "gma" we'll get back to the issue of the weather because the doctor is in. we'll tell you how to avoid a the nasty weather. this happens a lot. there are a lot of ways to get hurt.
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sara has fully defrosted and she's got all the news that is hit to pop. >> my feet haven't defrosted, dan, but thank you for being concerned. nothing can drag one direction's louis tomlinson down this morning. that's because the singer has welcomed a baby boy with brianna. "people" magazine confirmed the happy news revealing the little one was delivered thursday on l.a. he first opened up about becoming a father right on "gma" calling it a very exciting time. those are good words for it. no word yet on a name but we'll be sure to keep you updated and of course we wish the new parents all the best. i'm not that much older than him but i had to make sure he was old enough to have a baby. >> he looks young. >> he's actually 24. >> okay. >> that's pretty young. >> still in the 20s, i mean but i was thinking in my head they just stayed 18 because they started pretty young. >> you called yourself a little bit older than him. >> nobody has to do the math, dan but thank you so much. >> you're 25, right? >> remember i'm cold and hangry.
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another congratulations to ma yeah carry engaged to her boyfriend of nearly a year, james packer. he popped the question thursday evening at a restaurant in new york city and as they exited the building mariah proudly displayed her new bling, wait for it, a 35-carat diamond ring. >> whoa. so that was the blizzard that was coming. >> yeah, can you -- that's called an ice skating rink. the designer telling "vogue" he wanted it to be super sophisticated and clearly super big because he says it's an epic ring for an epic time in her life and we couldn't agree more. i don't even know what 35 karats looks like. >> or what it would cost. >> but i mean really looks like in person. i want to hold it. i want to hold it, mariah. i just want to touch it a little. i promise to give it back. just in case you don't have a giant -- >> oh, my word. >> gigundo diamond ring to keep you entertained this weekend, don't worry i tracked down the
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the first is called snow brawling and allows you to chuck snowballs without leaving your lounge chair, dan, step away from the app store. the next boredom buster is called draw something. one i've done before. this is fun. hugely popular. you basically draw pictures and they are. i can just tell you now that i know dan would be bad at it he sometimes draws pictures and i have no idea what they are. >> birds? >> it's love birds. >> ah. and my next suggestion a free app called rounds hanging out with your friends and family can be hard during a blizzard. this app allows as many as 12 people to connect in one video chat session. so you can watch videos and play games together. you'll basically never need to leave your house again. >> i need an app that will help me today in a small new york city apartment with a 1-year-old barbarian who is -- has cabin fever. >> you know what's going to happen. you'll have to parent. >> oh, really? >> it's called being a dad. >> yeah. >> bianca is going to get the
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daddy will have to -- >> ron, you going to help me here. >> no, man, you're on your own. >> take him outside for a snowball fight. >> chilly. >> see what happened to ron's face out there. it's tough. we'll see you tomorrow morning. thanks for joining us. >> now from wmur news 9. >> good morning, it's 9:56. here is a quick look at local headlines. right now the cause of a house fire in claremont is under investigation. crews were called to 208 main street around 2:30 this morning. officials say the fire started in a two-car garage and then spread to the common wall and
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officials say the garage has severe structural damage and the rear unit has significant damage, but is not considered a total loss. thankfully, no one was injured. police in manchester are investigating an incidents on pearl street where a woman was room. a man broke in, hit her in the back of the head and she said she heard two male voices and people rummaging through her things and it's unclear if anything was taken. >> a live look along the seacoast as we hand things over to mr. judge. know he snowflakes in our neck of the woods? england. southern parts of connecticut where it's the heaviest and light snow in connecticut and trying to make its way to massachusetts and up to the mass-new hampshire border right around where it stops. there could be light snow or flurries that make their way
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other way it pulls away and heads back out to sea, thanks to cold dry air around here and keeps it away and in the sunshine, sunny and breezy. the winds will pick up this afternoon and into tonight and the strongest winds this afternoon tonight. here are the areas where we could see light snow or flurries and even those areas may not see them. it's a matter of five or ten miles either way. a look here where temperatures are headed today. mid to upper 20's. here. cloudy and south. lots of sunshine, breezy and cold for tomorrow. amy: we h congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends
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and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, join the fight


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