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lots of sunshine. we've got that to look forward to. "today" show is up next. we'll see you for local updates in 25 minutes. >> you can always get updates our nbc10 news app. thanks for watching. good morning, closing in overnight, several arrests tied at a paris newspaper, an 18 connected to the attack turning himself in as police hunt for the brothers allegedly behind the shootings while another fatal shooting o a police officer this morning rocks that city. deadly call 200 million americans now in the grip of that dangerous deep freeze while snowy, icy roads, lead to pileups and a terrifying ride for one family who crashed into the back of a moving truck. >> he's not stopping and our car is embedded underneath of it. >> back on stage, protesters descend on bill cosby's first live performance if months as
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his tv wife felicia rashard claims she was misquoted around the scandal surrounding her co-star. what she is saying now. and get ready for garth. a "today" show first in country music. garth brooks is here for all four hours today, thursday january 8, 2015. >> announcer: from n b c news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone welcome to "today" on this thursday morning, about 24 hours now since that attack in paris that manhunt ongoing right now. >> i have been watching this video for the past 24 hours, stunning video from captors around the world, people showing their support and their grief over what happened during that shooting. and that is where we start this morning t. massive manhunt for
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the gunmen the brothers accused of carrying out that deadly attack at the paris officers of charlie hebdo while police investigate a second shooting. lester holt is in paris. lester good morning to you. >> reporter: matt good morning. i'm standing on the street where it all happened. you saw the shooting this is where it was, just over my left shoulder the building. this is a city very very tense, a lot of developments as you mentioned, the two suspects have been named a. big hunt going on for them. there have been several reported sightings over the last hour or two and police activity related to those sightings. nothing so far confirmed. to the south of paris this morning, world of another shooting two people hit, including a police officer, a woman who was killed. we are now told that is not related to this. you can imagine how it's put the city already on edge even further in a state of anxiety. it's a day of mourning here in paris. people have come here to pay
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their respects and honor the victims. with flags at half-staff and security at full strength the bells of netter dame child at noon as paris paused to take in the last 24 hours. amid a flurry of arrests overnight, authorities announced they were looking for these two men, brothers cherif and s a ed kouachi. police calling them armed and dangerous. an 18-year-old named by police turned himself in overnight. it was around 11:30 a.m. when masked gunmen shouting in arabic "zbod is great," forced their way into the officers of the weekly paper, where employees were gathered for a staff meeting. they killed 12 people. one of the killers murdered a police officer as he lay wounded on the ground. >> it's a major attack on the freedom of the press.
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>> reporter: security experts saw the hallmarks of professionals. >> they're well known by the french intelligence for several years now. one of them the younger brother, has been involved in a network for jihadists to go into iraq. >> reporter: wednesday night, thousands crowded into paris' palace to honor victims holding seens that red jesuis. here offices were fire bombed in 2011. four of the paper's cartoonists are said to be among the victims of this late effort attack and in an expression of solidarity cartoonists around the world have penned their own tributes je suis. holding the pencil at the brush, one has down with terrorism, this one simply shows a weeping
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charlie brown. president obama expressed his solidarity with france. >> the values we share with the french people a belief a universal belief and freedom of expression is something that is silenced because of the senseless crimes. >> reporter: with the suspected killers still on the loose, france is at its highest terror alert level right now. 800 additional security forces like the soldiers behind me guarding the places of worship, transportation places and media, savannah. gem michael hayden is the former director of the c i a. he is with a global risk management advisory firm. good morning circumstance i'm sure you looked closely at this video. you have of course a trained eye. tell me what you see, are these
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attackers who in your estimation have a lot of sophistication and training? >> reporter: they do. particularly compared to the other attacks we seen in ottowa in sydney and elsewhere. they are comfortable in their own skin comfortable with their weapons. they were calm. this wasn't a random attack. it was well planned. it wasn't a suicidal attack. they escaped in order to be able kill again. and so this is kind of the high end of the new genre of the attacks, i'm afraid we will see for some time now. the self radicalized, the self-motivated kind of individual living living in full view pence western democracy. >> and i wonder if this is the new flav of terrorism that we should come to expect in the wake of 9/11 you don't see, thankfully those massive operations rather these lone wolf attacks. we saw what happened in canada. we saw what happened before christmas in sydney australia.
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>> that's frankly, savannah, a bitter measure of success. those iconic targets were slow moving complicated, multiple actors. we've gotten good at preventing those now. they just take too long to get evolved. we get involved and we stop them. so now what we have are drive-by shootings and self radicalized individuals and suvs in time's square. the attacks we saw on a shopping mall in kenya, now what we saw yesterday. i should add, i repeat again, what we saw yesterday is probably the high end of this kind of assault. >> but on the other end, the suspects weren't exactly unknown to authorities. one has actually served time in prison for trying to go to iraq and fight american soldiers there. does that just speak to how difficult it is for french authorities or frankly any authorities to track these guys? >> oh it really really does. let's give credit where credit
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is do you. the french are very good at this. their external service, dst, are very strong very aggressive frankly, savannah under french law, they've got a lot more freedom of action than we do with similar services unamerican law. so the fact that these guys survive and thrive in france of all places should be particularly troubling. >> very very quickly, you mentioned this earlier him i want to pick up on it. i don't know if we're making too much of it. in contrast to many many of these attacks these are two suspects who plan to get away. they had a get away car. they were not there to die as martyrs but to kill. >> no exactly right. and i'm afraid it's a measure of the increased sophistication of this kind of attack. >> general michael hayden it's always good to get your perspective. we appreciate it. we want to turn to the story a lot of people are dealing with. it is the coldest day of the season across the east.
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record lows are flirted with from new england down to the deep south and the wind chill is making conditions downright dangerous. today's dill an dwyer is in minneapolis. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. i think the last time i was cold i was standing here in this exact location describing how i doctor es to stay warm in temperatures this cold. so i've bundled up again. we got wind chill itself down around 20 below. part of minnesota have seen wind chills closer to 50 below and despite the dangerous cold it's the snow and wind with this arctic blast that has made driving treacherous. frigid temperatures are affected nearly 200 million people across the country this morning, but the snow is making driving downright dangerous. in michigan poor visibility caused a family to slam into a semi truck. >> we ran into the back of a. >> howie:-truck and he's not stopping and our car is embedded underneath of it. >> reporter: the truck dragged the family's van for 16 miles, a
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frightening ordeal lasting nearly half an hour. >> we're going to go we have no choice. >> reporter: police came to the rescue after pulling the semi-truck driver over and alerting him to the extra cargo. a few hours away a crash involving 40 vehicles shut down highway 41. police blamed drivers going too fast in whiteout conditions. outside pittsburgh more wicked weather on the road heavy snow and zero visibility resulting in a fatal crash. three people were killed dozens injured in an accident involving nine trucks and nine cars on interstate-80. the extreme weather means no school for some students this morning, with public schools in major cities like boston cleveland, chicago and milwaukee, telling kids to stay home and stay warm. and schools are, once again, closed here in minneapolis today because of the cold and down south, several states have schools running on a two-three
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hour delay where wind chills are closer to zero. al it's all relative. for them it's dangerously cold. >> absolutely dylan, stay warm. if you were to reenact the opening of the mary tyler moore show she'd keep her hat on today. hard freeze warnings and watches stretching from texas down into florida all the way to the feast and northeast, and, in fact wind chill in frost times, in these areas of pink if you have exposed flesh, hands, nose hands, it would take you 30 minutes or less to get frostbite. be careful. right now rnlth it's 1 below in cleveland. it feels like 20 blow. you get to atlanta, 1 below. 30 in orlando, today temperatures get up to mid-teens and low 20s. it will continue into friday morning, moderating a little bit. plus we got a clipper coming
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across will drop one-to-three inches of snow from minnesota all way into the great lakes, but then the lake effect snow machine kicks on. once that moves through, guys by this weekend, parts of new york and northwestern pennsylvania could be talking two-to-four feet of snow. >> oh gosh. >> you are starting to sound like a broken record. >> pardon me. >> and it's only early january. >> your job. >> all right. natalie, you just heard, has chimed in she's here with a look at the headlines including the latest for that search. >> that's right. they are making progress in the java sea, divers with under water detectors are scouring the sea again where airasia 8501 was spotted on wednesday t. plane's black boxes are in that section. that's why it's so important to get there. 40 bodies and debris from the plane have been found in the waters off borneo. strong winds have been hampering
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divers efforts. the u.s. navy meanwhile released this video of the uss fort worth helping in that search. the ship is operating in the vicinity of the tail section. it's supporting indonesian-led efforts to support the downed aircraft. a powerful new antibiotic has the potential to save thousands of lives. researchers at northeastern university say the toxin is found in soil unlike other antibiotics. it works in a way that makes it unlikely bacteria will become resistant to the drug. scientists say there is a need more than 23,000 people die each year from dangerous infections. college football will crown a national champion on monday when oregon takes on ohio state. but if you just have to know right now who is going to win, well we've got some help for you, some absolutely adorable puppies made some appearance as they always do on the "tonight show." jimmy fallon let a group of
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golden retreefrs choose between a bowl of dog food. after some coaxing the dogs finally picked oregon. as the winner. >> oh. >> a scientific study there. >> the most adorable scientific study i've ever seen. >> thank you. >> natalie, thanks mr. roker, what else do you have? >> a quick look we have fog in the pacific northwest. maybe oregon having problems freezing fog from idaho down into parts of the southwest. sunshine on the gulf coast. it will be very windy there hey rich, what's that in your hand? my at&t cell phone bill. verizon bill? ye-aaah. that's cool. noooo... how much are you spending per month? $110 bucks $120 bucks $330 yeee-ah... what if sprint could cut your rate plan in half? and give you unlimited talk and text in the u.s., and match your data. goodbye verizon. i am done with at&t. bring in your verizon or at&t bill, turn in your old phone and we'll cut your rate plan in half. visit us online or visit a sprint store today.
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good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a frigid start this morning. cold winds are blowing. windchills there stay below 10 degrees during the day. while the actual temperature will struggle to get to 20 degrees this afternoon. sunshine today. a few snow showers possible tomorrow morning. then just cold to start with. 32 degrees in the afternoon. the wind blows in colder air for saturday. a high of 24 after a morning low of 14 degrees. back in the teens on sunday. then a wet weather potential for monday, tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. california's department of health is investigating nine meezle cases led to disney theme parks. hamly jackson has this from los angeles this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah public health officials think the victims were exposed while on vacation with two utah cases a part of a
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larger investigation. a major scare at the happiest place on earth after the california department of public health confirmed nine cases of piece measles, and disney adventure park. they say it probably happened between december 15th and 20th at the height of the busiest season. health officials say it's likely a single person exposed the other visitors. >> infectious to others from four days before they develop any symptoms until about five days after that develop the rash. >> reporter: six of the infected patients were not vaccinated. two are too young for the shots and one had the vaccine. >> i don't think there is anything to be concerned about. i think as long as your child is vax that itted, you should be fine report. while measles had largely vanished in the united states there has been an increase in confirmed cases. according to centers for disease control from january 1st to 29th of last year the u.s. experienced a record number of
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measles cases, 610 confirmed cases in 24 states, the highest numbers since measles was documented in the u.s. 15 years ago. experts say the upswing in cases could be caused by parents opting out of having their children vaccinated. >> the children that haven't been immunized or not completely immunized or they had been immunized so long ago the immunity is warn off. >> reporter: health professionals say the best protection is full vaccination, matt that is two doses of the vaccine. >> halle, thank you very much. >> meantime carson is here with more on the attack in paris. really a response online of support, really. >> it did, the hsh tag sweet charlie emerged in english, it means i am charlie. it's how people are sharing their support. it had over 2.5 million tweets. it's a top twitter's trending
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topic, as you may imagine. here's a few ways it was displayed. a sign on the street. this was a shot store frontings put up the sign. here's a bunch of headlines from yesterday. try to kill one newspaper, face hundreds. resilience #sweet charlie. they were sending out powerful images before the shooting the day of the shooting and possibly the hope from days ahead. guys back to you. >> a poignant image. >> maving images. carson thank you. coming up bill cosby returns to the stage amid new protests while felicia rashard claims she was misquoted surrounding the scandal of her new co-star. also the parents of two rising stars of american skiing killed in an avalanche are speaking out now for the first time since that tragedy. we will have more on that first on a thursday morning, this is "today" on n b c.
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. coming up garth brooks kicks off a historic morning on "today." he is making appearances in all four hours him one thing is clear, carson needs a hat. >> he does. coming up on home trending what are your treasures worth? th
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nbc to breaking news. that breaks news is in bucks county where a rescue operation is under way. skyforce 10 launched on to the scene of a silo collapse in bristol. we're told one person is trapped inside. it happened at sylvie properties. right now rescue crews are bringing in had rescue dogs to help in the search. and other big story, bone-chilling temperatures let's bet the "first alert" forecast with bill henley. >> good morning. the sun is up but the temperatures are down. 10 right now in philadelphia. 14 in wildwood.
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1 below zero in the pocono mountains. but the wind in the entire area feels like below zero. 6 below zero in philadelphia. a sunny but cold one. the wind blowing, 18 degrees at lunchtime. 20 this afternoon. thank you, bill. let's get a check on the morning commute and delays with "first alert" traffic reporter generaljillian mele. >> good morning, the drive time about 20 to 25 minutes we have the volume on the highways. septa market line no "a" or "b" lines. new jersey officials say you can expect delays systemwide due to the cold temperatures. vai. >> thank you, jillian. we'll have another update in 25ai sikahema. we'll take you back to the "today" show. see you in half hour.
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. it's thursday, january 8, 2015. there is our man of the morning country legend garth brooks warming up with our crowd. you know what, we are making him agree peer in every one of our four hours today, which raises the question, what did he ever do to us? we will get to garth in a little while. >> i like he is warming up the crowd what is it 8 degrees out there is this he is freezing his hy n ey off. okay,s a national day of mourning. an 18-year-old tied to the shootings has surrendered to
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police but two accused gunmen are still on the loose this morning. interstate-80 in western pennsylvania reopened last night after more than nine hours of a tragic pileup that involved 18 vehicles three people were kill 30 others injured, officials believe whiteout conditions at the time led to that crash, and the u.s. olympic committee's board of directors meets today and could decide which city will represent the u.s. in a bid for the 2024 summer games. the four finalists, los angeles, san francisco, boston and washington, d.c. all great cities. meanwhile, coming up you love to spend time on them talking about these things is your addiction to your smartphones or tablets causing permanent damage to your eyes a warning to 90% of us. you have to hear this. . let's begin with bill cosby performing live since okay. it came as even more women
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acushioned the comedian. kate snow is in the audience she joins us now, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, matt. here outside the theater last night, there was a small group of protesters braving the bone chilling cold to condemn the comedian. they were outnumbered by ticketholders who wanted to cheer cosby on. applause and laughter for a routine that centered on safe topics. cosby joked about family, kids lives and the bitter weather with a fur lined hat he got for christmas from his kids. he was in his element. ticketholders had to weave through protest herbs to get through the doors last night. >> your support raids our community? >> this is not funny. >> reporter: deed rehealey drove an hour-and-a-half to join the protests. >> i'm into forgiveness, but he has to take ownership and responsible for his behavior. his behavior is totally, totally disgusting. >> reporter: some couples chose to attend even if they were
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uncomfortable. >> $100 tickets i didn't want to throw them away. >> reporter: others said they remain fans. >> he hasn't been charged. he hasn't been convicted. i hope it's not true. i don't know whether it is. >> reporter: cosby wrote to fans afterward, i would like to bernally thank you for giving me the -- personally thank you for giving me the opportunity to bring laughter into your minds. >> for more than 30 years, i have been sickened by what he did to me. >> reporter: three new women accused cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them. >> i looked at him as like a big brother or fatherly figure. he betrayed my trust and took advantage of me. >> reporter: their attorney criticized his co-star for saying people should forget these women. >> felicia, you should be supporting these women. >> reporter: rashad telling a c news wednesday night. >> an that was a misquote and that was not what i said. what i said is is this is not
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about the women. this is about something else. this is about the obliteration of a legacy what can i say to these women whom i don't know? what can i say to things that you are hearing when i'm telling you what i've seen. what i saw was fun. never anything inappropriate. this was the first time i was hearing anything like that and i can't even speak to those things and don't want to. >> reporter: cosby has never been charged with any crime. hits attorneys have repeatedly denied previous abuse allegations and did not respond or have any comment to address the claims of the three new women. last night, cosby told members of the audience here he had a wonderful time. he moved on now, matt and savannah to another town, ontario. it's a biggerplation. we expect there may be protests there, too. >> the weather is a big story for us let's go over to al.
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>> three-quarters of a million students are out of school today because of the cold. class is cancelled. and the weekend, we got a real dangerous situation as well. all tow, this dome of high pressure record-setting high this arctic air gets trapped down at the surface him we got gulf moisture flowing in over this. now, in between, we've got this warm air aloft. so as this moisture comes and falls through that warm air and hits the colder air, it re-freezes. we get an icy mix. so saturday morning it starts from del rio into brownsville and central texas. it settles on into central parts of arkansas. by sunday morning, look at this wide swath of frozen precipitation from indianapolis to the north of dallas. right now what we are looking
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for by saturday morning about a tenth to a quarter of an inch of ice. >> that can be very dangerous him we will be watching this over the weekend. a clipper bringing good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. a frigid start this morning. cold temperatures and the winds are blowing making it feel like 10 degrees below zero. teens tomorrow morning a brief snow shower is possible. then 32 in the afternoon. the wind blowing in cold air for saturday. high of 24 after a morning low of 14 degrees. back in the teens on sunday. then a wintry mix possible monday, tuesday you and wednesday. have a great day. and that's your latest weather. savannah. >> thank you the two prospects of the u.s. ski team killed in an avalanche earlier this week are speaking out. today national correspondent craig melvin is here with that.
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. they were hoping to make the next olympic ski team. this morning, though their parents are opening up about their sons immense talent and enormous character. >> bryce was always smiling. when we moved to utah he would wake up every morning and come out to the window and say, "mom it's another beautiful day." . >> ronnie was a gift to us for the 20 years that we had with him were remarkable. he had a short life but it was a very full life. >> reporter: their parents cannot say enough about their sons' positive attitudes and kindness towards others. >> hi my name is bryce. >> reporter: they landed two spots on the developmental ski team. >> his dream was to be in the next olympics. >> but their dreams and lives came to an end where the u.s.
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city team is located. they were a part of a group of six skiers descending the slopes when the two veered to an ad advanced ski practice. >> that apparently triggered a massive avalanche burying them in more than 12-feet of snow. first responders and several u.s. ski team members were not able to reach ronnie and bryce bryce in time. >> there was a massive slide. they were just caught up in it. it's just the definition of a tragedy. there is no one to blame. >> but instead of looking for blame, the families instead, found comfort from the outdoors where people few them the best. >> as a family we are sticking together supporting each other. >> they will support him in a vigil in a small community where he grew up. another tight knit community in utah rallied around bryce's family.
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>> it's really crazy how the impact of the whole ski community is. everybody in cottonwood is like so chasing up. >> reporter: mourning, remember two talented kind athletes dedicated to what they loved. >> he was ferocious. he had tremendous will and courage. he knew where the fall lean was and he wasn't afraid of it. >> reporter: bryce and ronnie came from families not just of skiers ski families as well. after we spoke to families wednesday, that i all hit the slopes because they say that's exactly what ronnie and bryce would have wanted them to do. >> these off piece areas are so beautiful and untouched, yet, they can be so dangerous. it happens all the time. thank you very much. up next why all that time on your digital devices would u could be ruining your eyes.
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hardest hit millennials. >> my eyes start to water. >> my eyes feel irritated. >> reporter: even neck and back pain. on average, a person blinks 18 times a minute. stare at a screen too long that means it slowings down that means dry,ichy burning eyes. >> we are seeing more of that with the devices. >> reporter: little your screen time whenever possible. the vision council recommends the 20-20-20 rule. every 20 minutes take a 20-second break and look at least 20-feet away. another idea adjust the bright inside on your screen. that's easy on the eyes. peter alexander, nbc news walk. >> that's my mistake. i have my brightness all the way up. it drains your battery, by the way. >> it kills your battery. >> i have mine down low. >> smart. i'm going to change mine right now. >> settings. >> coming up on trending what has victoria beckham reveal agnew side of herself this
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call 1-800-royalcaribbean today. . >> back now with country legend garth brooks. he is with us all morning on the show right now, he is in the orange room with carson. >> one of my favorite artists of all time to get the time here man, to sit and talk to you about your tour and all the good work you are doing out there. have fun. it's great to have you here today. are you in for the whole enchiladas? >> yes, i am. >> keep those questions coming to the orange room #orange room. we want to get to your fans garth, press any one of those,
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you will get a question directed to you. >> oh cool. >> hey, garth, from kentucky i'm wondering if you will ever do an acoustic album? >> cool if i could blame acoustic worth a dam, i would. i use it to hide my gut. that's the main reason i have a guy tar. i love acoustic stuff i would win, doing four years of shows, it would be a blast. i got three daughters, can i pick the three girls this. >> hi garth. what's an album that you can't stop listening to? can't kuwait to see you in pittsburgh. >> oh all right. bye-bye. >> that was impressive. >> it was, i look forward to seeing them in pittsburgh. >> that will be fun. >> how about an album? >> we can go through a thousand of them jane taylor's "new moon
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shine." george strait's 8 track cassette. generations of listening to music. >> great, man, we bresht having you. great for taking those questions. this is cool. >> can we do it all four together? thank you, garth. >> also ahead on "today," start the best part about going to walt disney world just might be staying at a walt disney world resort hotel... from royal encounters to royal rooms... and pirates to paradise... the magic never has to stop. and now you can save up to 30% off a select walt disney world resort hotel room. book your stay now and discover how close the magic can be. if you have enrolled in a medicare part d plan where walmart is a preferred pharmacy you could be saving up to 80% on your copays over other pharmacies. if you transfer your prescription to a walmart pharmacy,
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>> announcer: nbc10 breaking news. at 7:56. skyforce 10 is live over that breaks news story in bucks county where a rescue operation is under way. crews are searching for a person who became collapsed after a silo collapse in bristol. this happened at sylvie properties a concrete company located at an industrial company in bristol. rescuers are bringing in kevinsearch dogs. we're also following today's deep freeze and bone-chilling temperatures. let's get the "first alert" forecast with bill henley. >> we've got frigid temperatures, the sun is coming up in cape may but it's cold. 15 degrees in north
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philadelphia. zero in mount pocono. a very cold morning, and a cold afternoon, brilliant sunshine, though temperatures will climb to the upper teens at lunchtime. 20 this afternoon. >> thanks bill. let's get a check on the morning commute. the "first alert" traffic reporter with an accident on route 422, jill? >> that's right. it involved an overturned tractor trailer. it's on the ramp. not on the highway itself. 422 westbound on on rafer from armand hammer boulevard. new jersey transit, you can expect systemwide delays. this is new, patco experiences ten-minute delays because of the cold weather. >> you can get the updated forecast traffic alerts and weather-related news anytime you want it. if you don't already are it, download the new app free at the iphone or android store, free at the app store.
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it's 8:00 on "today," coming up start today, whether you are looking to recoup cash after the holidays or degree that nestegg, we have five tips for a more prospectus prospectus 2015. plus new meaning to pick up a basketball. nba teams up with tinder to find a love connection at a game. we'll find out if any matches were made ♪ i got friends in low places. >> swarming with stars, matt leblanc priscilla presley, a live performance with garth brooks today, january 8th,
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2015. ♪ >> new york city. >> north carolina go garth brooks! >> i came here on my birthday to see garth brooks. >> i'm from rhode island could you please sign my hat? >> we're from york college for the "today" show! >> good morning, everyone it is 8:00 on "today." a great crowd out here on the plaza. and it is a garth-tastic day. >> by the way, you have a throw bash thursday song. you hear it in the background. >> that is a special tribute to mr. brooks. >> that anti-going /* /* a i n't
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going down till the sun comes up. >> they have so many hits. refreshing to hear. >> speaking of legends today, twofbl elvis presley's 80th birthday. they are doing one at his home in graceland, priscilla presley is there. 23 will talk to her live coming up in a bit. >> how is it going so far? >> it's warm weather. >> where are you, in florida? >> good. >> all right. let's get a check of the day's top stories. natalie is at the news desk. >> good morning, police have intensified their hunt for two brothers wanted in a deadly terrorist attack on a french newspaper. richard engel is in paris. richard, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. those two suspects are still at large and as long as they are at large, this city and this country are on edge.
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there is a heavy security presence in paris. at one stage the train station was evacuated because of a suspicious package. that incident apparently unrelated to yesterday's attack. it gives an indication of the tension here. there are police out protecting monuments, protecting schools, also protecting mosques because there has been a spate of attacks, most small scale. quite large number of them against muslim-owned businesses. we don't know where the suspects are. there have been many rumors at one stage the suspects were reportedly spotted at a gas station north of paris. if they were there, they are not there now, this dragnet continues. natalie. >> richard engel in paris for us thank you, richard. here back at home in connecticut, a 17-year-old girl being forced to receive chemo therapy is fighting to stop her treatment. today the state supreme court will hear arguments in the case.
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nbc's stephanie gosk is in hartford. she spoke to the girl's mother. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. right now the 17-year-old in this case is in hartford being treated for hodgkin's lymphoma against her will. it's treatment to potentially save her life. today lawyers will argue she is mature enough to make that decision on her own. >> cassandra has always said if she has cancer she would not do cheem mo meaning because it's poison. >> reporter: the doctors say it would increase her survival by 85%. one doctor said refusing treatment would be akin to suicide. in december a judge concluded, kassan zra's mother has engaged in a palsive refusal to follow reasonable medical advice for her mortally child and handed all the decisions over the department of children and families. >> this is her body she should be able do whatever she wants to
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do. >> reporter: including rejecting cheem mo therapy. what if it knocks out chanceer? >> cancer is not curable is what i tell people it's a treatment. it's not kurable. >> but if she lives longer because of it. >> but this is her choice. >> reporter: the law says cassandra isn't allowed to decide for herself until she is 18 a legal adult. her lawyers will argue the state should recognize the about of some 17-year-olds to make some adult decisions. >> it's not a bright line you don't go to sleep a knucklehead at 17 and a wake up a sage at eevenl it's something that develops over your youth. >> reporter: what happens in federal court could affect cassandra the next nine months until she turns 18. then she is allowed to make whatever the medical decisions she wants to. >> a story we will be keeping our eyes on. thank you. the deep freeze gripping
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most of the country this morning has forced official togs close schools and cities from milwaukee on to boston. high winds are increasing the misery caused by extreme temperatures ice and blowing snow are also blamed for cheney reaction pileups. three people were killed and a dozen injured in a crash outside of pittsburgh that involved more than a dozen cars and trucks. some earlybirds froze their tail feathers off for a chance to win free fast food chicken. a new chik-filet opening up in virginia offered a year's worth of meals to people in the line. the only problem the brutal cold temperatures you see it didn't keep tents from popping up in that parking lot for filet fanatics that camped out in the cold. 8:06 right now. let's get another check of the weather with al. >> all right. tanks so much naat live. all of our friends, it's your 30th birthday your mom is watching the twins is this. >> yes, i got twins at home. they're 8 months old.
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>> oh it must have been tough leaving them. i bet. >> my first time. >> congratulation. first trip in eight years. >> yeah. >> wow, that's pretty impressive. let's see what we got for you. we got some impressive weather. if you like the cold man, it's great around basically around 200 million people under some sort of cold weather advisory. you can see all the way down into the south, we got hard freeze warnings in effect. it is brutal out there. the highs today, it's going to feel like basically anywhere from zero to 15 below in the northeast and tomorrow morning's lows tend as far south, those cold brutally cold temperatures down into the northern good morning i'm mete i don't think so bill henley. a frigid start this morning. cold temperatures make it feel like it is ten degrees or below
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for windchills. the actual temperature is near 20 this afternoon. teens tomorrow morning, brief snow showers possible and the wind blowing in cold air for saturday. back in the teens on sunday and a wintery mix possible monday tuds, and wednesday. have a great day. . >> and that your latest weather. >> chilly out here. al thank you. coming up on trending a story that will have you checking your attic. a million dollar surprise for a woman on antiques road show. if you want to save more money into 2015 but don't know where to start, we will help you build your nestics with five simple ways. >> here in the orange room i have a mutual matt going on matt complimenting garth,
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. what's trending today, why don't we check it off with a a persont question shedding light on this question is it a good idea to date your best friend? you have been in a situation, you have someone you are good friends with are you both single. you have to make a choice should we actually start dating? think it's a good idea? >> i think it's a good idea yeah it's worth a shot. >> do you lose your friend if it doesn't work out? >> bravo is putting this to question call agnew show friends to lovers the network found of those who tried to find love with their best friend about a third made it to the altar, once more only half were able to keep the friend if things did not work out. you try dating it doesn't work out, you not only lose the relationship you lose your best friend. >> high risk high reward. >> nothing ventured, nothing
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gained. >> give it 110%. good news parents, can you take your kids to see ""fifty shades of grey."" kidding. the film has an r-rating. it dodged the dreaded nc-17 tack. what does it mean? if you are under 17, you need parental guidance no one 17 or younger can see it. nc-17 whether you have a parent or not. those movies don't do it well. a lot of movies wanted to get that rating. apparently 50 shade didn't. let's go back to some movies "bake instinct." "american pie." >> i think, i feel some of these must have been -- >> it's a basic instinct scene. we know. a few moments in "american pie." >> "last night in paris." another one. >> "then-and-a-half weeks." it was an r-movie. >> i think it goes with the times. >> what was the star of that
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kim bassinger? oh yeah. >> you remember? >> after seeing this next video, you will want to dust off those antiques in your attic and check their value. here is a woman on "antiques road show." she is showing rare cards dating back to the 1870s. her grandfather checked them. she had forgotten them in a drawer and didn't know their value. most folks on this show are sorely disappointed. but this lady scored the highest appraisal in "antique's road show" history. >> i would insure it for at least $1 million. >> are you serious? >> that's right. these cards, hold players from a boston team including a guy whose last name was spalding. first guy to use a glove on the field, went on to create a sporting goods empire. >> i will hang on to my
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husband's baseball cards for years and years eventually? >> get them out of the spokes of the bicycle wheel. >> exactly. questions for the panel. is there one question you get asked a lot that you hate getting asked? >> what's matt lauer really like in. >> i get that. >> what time do you wake up? >> that is one of the 73 questions that "vogue" magazine put to fashion icon victoria beckham in the latest edition of her web series 73 questions, victoria gave us a tour of her new london shop. here's the first look at 73 questions. >> what's one question you like to be asked more often? >> would you like an early night. >> what's the other question? >> why don't you smile? >> i am smiling on the inside i feel i have a responsible no the fashion community. >> what's a good night? >> a night with my husband. >> what made you fall in love with david in. >> duh. >> what's your favorite animal
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present. >> leopard. >> if you were in a movie, what would the title be? "the hunger games. ". >> if you could bring back your 20s, what film would it be? >> none, have you seen those spice girls? >> she has it all set. >> i'm going to work in i have a responsibility to the fax industry. just for anything. i have a responsibility to the fashion industry. the journalism industry. >> if you want to hear more visit today.com. it's really fun. that's what's trending today. all right, you heard of the kiss cam, right? one nba team has developed what is the first ever tender night at a major sporting event. gabe gutierrez is in atlanta. what is this about? >> reporter: matt good morning. well this was no doubt a marking ploy to get people in these seats, but it got a lot of attention. it started trending on twitter here in atlanta giving new meaning to pick up basketball.
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at philips arena, the players western the weren't the only ones to score. >> i want to meet a girl and snuggle up on the couch. >> reporter: you expect me to believe that? >> not at all. >> reporter: the atlanta hawks inviting fans to use their mobile app tender to make their own love connection. >> we see this as the digital version of bringing people together. >> reporter: first the jumbotron announcement. then tinder users packed a so-called love lounge for a unique kind of speed dating. >> i think it's a good idea. >> reporter: for the uninitiated, here's how it works. once you download the app, the gps finds other users monita their pictures pop up. if you are interested, you swipe right. if not, swipe left. >> definitely judging a being by its cover. >> reporter: but you don't care? . >> but i don't care. >> reporter: tender has
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exploded. >> every day on tender there is over 20 million matches per day. >> reporter: in other location apps hinge, gender and glimpse are clanging the way people meet. >> technology has to be a part of your dating life if you are a single american. >> reporter: back at the game. >> this is your first time meet something. >> first time. >> the experiment paid off. tender users courting. >> reporter: what's next? >> dinner right? >> seriously. >> reporter: and it remains to be seen whether this idea might catch on with other teens or leagues. by the way, on the scoreboard behind me the hawks won the game last night. not sure how many people in that love lounge were paying attention. >> they were scoring away. >> gabe thank you very much. >> let's go over to savannah. >> all right, matt. thanks. to our guest all morning long
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goreth garth brooks. most successful in country music. take a look ♪ it's alive in stride. >> reporter: garth brooks is the top selling country artist of all time. he has sold over 134 million albums and received every accolade the music award has to give. [ music playing ] >> reporter: but in 2001 at the age of 38 he retired and moved to oklahoma to become a full-time dad to his three daughters. now with his youngest off to college, brookes is back to work. [ music playing ] >> reporter: le justhe just relesioned his first studio album in years, "man against machine." it immediately went to no. 1 and remained there sex weeks. his current wife tishia yearwood is breaking records selling 1.5 million tickets in just four months. ♪ i have friend in low places.
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>> even his friends in low places would agree this country sen sakes is back better than ever ♪ i got friends in low places ♪ >> i just love. it's awesome. >> i haven't worked sense i was 19. that's fan tafting. >> garth, this is amazing, you have been out of the game since 2001 you come back your record is now selling a million copies certified platinum. not too shabby a way to come back. >> it's very sweet. the greatest gift i ever received was the time off to raids our kids t. very second next gift i received was a chance to do it all again, we're having a great time. >> i was thinking about what you did, at the height of your popularity the biggest country star i'm going to stop pause, take these years off and be with my children. take us through that decision-making process, was that a hard decision to make? >> it wasn't a hard decision to make. one of the key things in that
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time once i lost my mom, the biggest fan, sweet, sweet, sweet woman and that was your confidence. two, going through a divorce, we decided it was time forus to end it and i couldn't depend on her or her to carry my weight anymore. so we moved back to oklahoma to raise our kids. i got to tell you, i never wish divorce on anybody, but for this occasion when miss yearwood entered the picture, we had three parents, it was cool nobody got left out. here come smartphones, which are great, you can watch your kids watching the other child do the same thing for the other paempbt. it's cool. >> it's amazing. should we look back at this time were you going to pta meetings? >> you go to booster meetings you are a soccer mom. the greatest gig on the planet is being a dad. >> it is. are you doing that crowd surfing stuff at the concert?
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>> not at this weight. i have to lose some wake tore. thank you so much. we'll hear you sing in a bit. >> i look forward to it. >> matt over to you. >> more on our month long series first start tied saving money is a big one, this morning, we have five things you can do right now. first, where americans are spending their hard earned dollars. the average household in the u.s. make almost $54,000 in 2014. the good news is that number is rising. so where does our money go? well about 30% of our income covers the roompb rooves over our heads the food we eat comes out to about $550 a month. we spend more on beef hand the pork or poultry, nearly $1,000 was spent on transportation health care comes out to about $3500 a year. and if you have kids forget it raising a child who was born in
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2013 for example, could cost you nearly $250,000 by the time that child is 18-years-old. and then there are all those extra hidden fees. we spent $7 billion a year on atm fees and nearly 50 billion on credit card interests. so how can we save? >> it's interesting to see, jean chatski is today's financial editor. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's move the screens apart. start over here. you got things you want people to do start a savings account. >> to start a separate savings account. i don't want it linked to your checking account. so you see the money when you go to the atm. that's like a license to spend. go to the bank and say delink them. >> make sure even if you want to you can't take that at is m to a machine and take money out? >> exactly. >> we have been talking gas prices are coming down that's good news more money in
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people's pockets. you want them to do something with it? >> i want them to save it. according to a a a, it's $600 a year on average, if you have two cars you are saving more. think about how often you go to the pump. every single time you will save $15 to $30. schedule an automatic transfer for that amount of money into your savings account. >> don't buy a l a tte and waste that money? >> so it just happens. these are set it and forget it savings maneuvers, you want to do it automatically. >> the next is an app, called save plus. what does it do? >> it says how much do you want to save based on the amount of money you are spending. so you download the app. you set a percentage 1% 5% 10%, then the money moves automatically into your savings on a weekly basis based on the amount you are spending. this is a great app for people that don't have a savings blg. you can save a lot of money t. average last year was $4,000.
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can you use it to open an ira. >> the theme is to make it fool-proof. you can't mess it up. >> you do things one time and it just happens. >> let's go to 401 k plans, you want them to up it by 1% which doesn't say a lot. >> it adds up to $700 a year. >> you got a challenge for our viewers? >> it's a 52-week savings challenge, couldn't be easier in week one. this is week one. you save $1. week two, you save $2 and so on. >> in a cookie jar? >> in the bank. in the savings account. automatic transfers on a monthly basis, track it at today.com. roll out a new tip every single week and we can play along on twitter and facebook. everybody can do this together. >> $1 the first week $2 the second week west virginia are we
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going to save? >> close to $1,400 this year. >> not bad. jean thank you very much. by the way, if you'd like to joan or take her challenge, you can head to today.com. coming up two stars of wildly popular shows. we will check up with matt leblanc. sa ran na. >> we have salson williams. we will find out about everything going on in your life. first a check of the local news and weather. does that sounds good? you up tore that? >> i'm up for it. >> garth brocks is here
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nbc10 breaking news. a rescue operation is under way in bristol county. sky force 10 is live over a concrete plant. a silo collapsed early this morning and crews are searching for a worker believed to be trapped in the rubble there. they're using rescue dogs at this time. this could be a long operation. stay with nbc 10 to get updates this morning. let's get your "first alert" forecast this morning. >> the coldest weather since january of last year. clear skies.
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a lot of sunshine and very dry air and that allowed the temperatures to really come down overnight. if is now up to 12 degrees in northeast philly. 17 blow in the pocono mountains. temperatures hoovering near 20 degrees this afternoon. and we're following an accident on the boulevard. >> on the northbound side. we have delays and restrictions. the no a or b service because of the cold weather. along with the nj tran sit system. >> thank you, jillian. we'll have another update in about 25 minutes. you can always find us on the nbc 10 app. now back to "the today show."
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. we are now back on the 8th of january, it is a chilly one in new york. but there are a lot of places colder than this. so our thoughts are with you this morning, fine a way 80 years ago today the king of rock 'n' roll was born emvis presley. >> that's right, coming up we will head as to braceland with an exclusive live interview with
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priscilla presley. >> fall in love with you. >> suspicious minds. >> i love "suspicious minds." >> okay. meanwhile, how is this for a triple threat matt leblanc allison williams and, of course mr. garth brooks. we will talk to the tv stars and garth will be performing in the next half hour all live. >> mr. roker, how about a check of that weather? >> let's show you what we got going on sunshine in the gulf freezing conditions freezy fog in the southwest, not a freezing frog up here we would have freezing frogs, a clipper through the great lakes, mid-atlantic states tomorrow that lake effect snow cranks back up again, plenty of sunshine in the pacific northwest t. temperatures moderate into the southeast atlanta tomorrow getting up to 42 degrees, still chilly though in the plai good morning i'm bill p henley, a frigid start this
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morning. cold temperatures and the wind is blowing to make it feel like it is 10 degrees or below for windchills and the actual temperature lower. the wind blowing in cold air for saturday. high of 24 after a morning low of 14 degrees. back to the teens on sunday and a windery mix possible on tuesday, wednesday, and thursday. in the words of tom cruise matt matt. >> appreciate it. matt leblanc gamd fame for his role on his sit-c om "friends." he is winning fans with his new series "episodes." in season four with efind matt facing a bit of financial troubles. take a look. >> you go along, thinking everything is great. i mean not the stupid show. you wake up one day and half your money is gone just gone.
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>> wait i'm sorry, say what? >> what? >> you said half half your money is gone? >> yeah. >> oh. you made it sound like he took everything. >> didn't he? yeah. >> well. >> matt how are you in. >> i'm good good to see you again, it's been too long. >> i looked back at our last interview, i said come back and see us soon. that was ten years ago, what is your definition of soon? >> ten years, apparently. >> how have you been? >> i have been good i have been good. a lots happened since then yeah life is good. >> so the fourth season of "episodes." you had all kind of chances to do things after "friend" and the show here on nbc. what made you want to play a show playing a fictional version of matt leblanc? >> well i think the thing that was the deal breaker for me was david crane and jeffrey cleric. david created "trends" and called me and said we got
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another idea. i said well that last one worked out okay i'm in. they said do you want to hear the idea first? i said "okay." so they pitched me the whole season at lunch, not just the pilot. they had the whole thing, no notes, off the top of their heads, it's blow-by-blow. i was so impressed. >> you have been very careful to make people understand it is a fictional matt leblanc there are big differences between you, the guy i'm sitting across from and the guy i watch on" episodes." what's the major difference? >> hmm. i think i'm a little more responsible, hopefully, than he is. >> this matt leblanc. >> this matt leblanc. i don't think i'm as probably not as fun to hang out with. he's really manufactured and it's been really 21 to play and be the brunt of all these jokes. i've always said about this part playing myself that i don't mind being the brunt of the joke if it's a great joke. thus far, they have been pretty
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strong. >> in terms of a work experience when you have a history of being a part of "friend" which is a show of lightening in a bottle in many ways and becomes iconic. is it hard to find another working experience i'm not talking about a product, actually the experience of producing and doing a show that comes close to that? >> well yeah. i mean look i don't think anything is going to be like that was. that was a very very special thing that the six of us had together. . i actually had dinner with david schwimer last night. he said to say hi. >> tell him hi please back. >> it was a very very special awesome ten years. to try to find that again, it feel really lucky to have found that once. this is a fun show to work on. it's exciting the cast is great. it's great in a different way, you know. >> it's interesting "friends" the entire series is now on netflix. >> yeah. >> so people are binge watching ten seasons of "friend."
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have you done that sat down on one afternoon and binge watched a season? >> oh. >> please tell me no. >> that's a lot of. if i'm flipping the channel. it's on i'm see which one it is and say, oh look how young i am there. i'll look in the mirror and say, whew i'm getting old. >> you say you are flipping the channel. are you a big consumer of television? in there yeah there is nothing i'm watching regularly. i'm ray mazed the amount of content, when we were doing that there were like four station, remember when "friends" started, everyone had a bigger share of the whole pie. now there are so many "options action" as a viewer that i can't decide what to watch, i end up watching nothing, i'm skipping around. >> what you are doing is working. four season of "episodes." it's great to have you back i don't want to say come back and see us soon i won't be here by that time. >> you have to say tomorrow then it will be a couple of
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years. my pleasure. >> you can catch the premier of "episodes" sunday night on showtime. coming up next priscilla presley from graceland, talking about what would have be
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young he was when he pass which was only 42. that to me is mind boggling the fact that he was so young when he passed. i feel he had so much he wanted to do. >> do you ever think what how he would have lived his life if he had that chance in. >> i think definitely music would always be in his life. it was in his blood, it was who he was truly. he enjoyed being who he was. i think to continue his music was something he would do whether, probably going more into gospel music. that was what he always played and loved to be around. it was inspiration am. he wanted to be a gospel singer. >> i can't help but notice you got the christmas tree behind you at graceland. there is a good reason for that on january 8th radio it? >> yes, elvis loved the holidays especially christmas. he was more a giver than a receiver and the dining room was flooded with people as well as
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the living room with friends and family. so he enjoyed giving out gifts. so he always kept up the tree on his birthday as well. he's still here today. >> still there. looks beautiful, a great way to honor him. there are a lot of ways graceland is honoring him over the next couple of days can you tell me what you guys are doing? >> yes, it's four days of events to music to dancing, to movie screening at the symphony orchestra playing. four fun full days. we have wonderful things here at graceland, television was always on top of the game with technology. now we incorporated new ipads that take you on a journey that you can't off on the audio tour which takes to you home movies family events concerts outtakes so it's a whole new thing and kids are loving it which reminds me that this
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generation now, oh our visitors obviously, a little under our visitorship as elvis had already passed and they're now discovering elvis and through these ipads, because they get to go and take them. . they know how to use them more than we do actually. they go everywhere on the tour and on the journey all around graceland. so we have good nice things that's expanding and taking us into new technology. >> it's amazing what staying power he has. you by the way have four grandchildren, any of them have the musical gone you can tell? >> oh i think there is definitely some talent there. in fact we have our proclamation of elvis presley day coming up later this morning. so it's about what 4 degrees out. so we're hoping all the fans will be there they're coming from all over europe asia australia. this is a big day, thousands of fans will be here to celebrate his 80th birthday. >> it's great to take a pause,
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think about him and his contribution to music. priscilla, thaumpth for being with us. i really present it. >> thank you so much. thank you. >> just ahead, allison williams on the success of girls, "peter pan live" and what she is planning next. first this is
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episodes it's like summer camp we shoot april to august. we are done. i have the rest to do awesome things like peter pan is there that was the last time you were here by the way, it was just before you were about to do the live peter pan. let me ask you, how did you think it went is this. >> i was so happy how it when. i was so happy, i can't tell you how many things could have gone wrong that didn't. it's unbelievable. given the flying and all the choreography the singing the walking, just everybody. i mean nothing, i'm so happy. >> i loved the little portion of the "new york times" review. okay. can i read that? allison williams ruined hate watching. do you know that's the best compliment anyone can ever pay you? >> it is the best compliment t. way i found out was, i wasn't going to read the reviews, that morning, i got a call from my public sils. she said "have you seen the
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times"? i said no why are you calling me. you hope for good or bad. that is so specific and so exactly what i was hoping to do that it look my breath away. >> let's ends with a speed rap, allison williams. say thing. you tell me the first thing that comes to your mind you go tote take the fifth once. >> okay. great. this won't go poorly in anyway. >> allison williams album? >> some day. some day. i hope so. it's not just one word answers. >> this year? >> probably not this year some day soon i'd love to. >> a duet with your dad in. >> private. >> your first movie role in. >> soon also i hope. >> do you have something in the works? >> i don't, but i'm always looking. >> you are smiling, you do. >> i'm always conniveing for something. >> your mom? >> the best. really supportive. the real brains of the outfit of the collective williams' outfit. >> allison williams gets married? >> that will happen. that's the plan at least.
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>> i expected you to take the fifth on that. >> you know that itself the natural progression. this isn't a nice piece of jewelry. >> did you borrow this from a stylist? >> it's the only thing that doesn't go back? >> twitter this year? >> probably not. instagram has plenty of place for me to get if trouble. >> you didn't plead the fifth once. i made it easy. >> you do. >> allison, congratulations to the new season of "girls" premiers sunday night on hbo. up next garth brooks performs a special hit for a special audience. first this is "today" on
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all right. we're in the middle of our garth brooks takeover. his new album man against machine is no. 1 on the country charts for a sixth straight week. >> isn't that nice? >> that's better than nice. >> that doesn't happen very often. you know when an artist comes to this show we haven't seen you in a while, we like to give you a parting gift. usually, savannah likes to give them a self portrait. >> i feel they treasure it so much. >> i hope it's of you. you mean of me? >> no of her. >> it's a little bigger.
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oh no it's a platinum record! oh! >> merry christmas! >> that is very cool. [ applause ] >> that is very cool. >> do you have room for it in the house in. >> i think so. if not, we'll make room for sure. i never thought i'd see another one of those, that's cool. thank god. >> thank you. >> now you have to work for it. >> that's right. >> it doesn't get better than this. we will say for these people here ladies and gentlemen, garth brooks. ♪. >> these people have been cool enough everybody is bringing their moms. i will ask you if you want to come on in you guys can come on in. ♪ little baby told god, hey, i'm kind of scared ♪ don't really know if i want to
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go down there. ♪ from here it looks like a little blue ball ♪ but that's a great big place ♪ and i'm so small ♪ why can't i just ♪ stay here with you ♪ did i make you mad ♪ don't you want me too ♪ and god said oh child ♪ of course i do ♪ but there's somebody special that's waiting for you ♪ so hush now, baby ♪ don't you cry ♪ 'cause there's someone down there waiting ♪ whose only goal in life ♪ is making sure you're always ♪ going to be all right ♪ a loving angel tender and
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strong ♪ it's almost time to go meet your mom ♪ now when she's talking to you ♪ make sure you listen close ♪ 'cause she's going to teach you everything ♪ you'll ever need to know ♪ like how to mind your manners ♪ to love this life and dream ♪ she'll put you on the path ♪ that will bring you back to me ♪ so hush now, little baby ♪ don't you cry ♪ 'cause there's someone down there ♪ waiting whose only goal in life ♪ is making sure you're always going to be all right ♪ a loving angel tender tough
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and strong ♪ come on child, it's time ♪ to meet your mom ♪ [ applause ] >> oh. >> garth brooks with some very happy moms and that breaking news is an operation that continues in bucks county. sky force live is over a concrete plant that is operated by sylvie property. a silo collapsed and they
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believe one employee is trapped. officials say this could be a long operation. they're using search dogs. stay with nbc 10 or use your app to get updates on air and online. the rescue units are working in the coldest day of the year so far. >> we're now in the teens in philadelphia but it's colder in the pocono mountains. have a look in the sky top lonl. bright sunshine with snow on the ground. the temperature is two degrees there. 14 now in northeast philly but with the wind it feels like three below zero. cold temperatures extend to the jersey shore. sunshine will be bright through the day but temperatures climbing through the teens and tos. >> investigators are investigating a fire that killed
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a veteran. they found the 79-year-old man on a couch on the first floor near the kitchen. they found heavy flames and smoke when they arrived just after 1:00 a.m. the extreme cold made it hard for firefighters. the man died later at the hospital. have a great morning.
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is "today's" take with al roker, natalie morales, willie geist and tamron hall live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, good freezing morning. >> the country came out in all of us. oh my gosh the tears were flying. >> i literally i stayed up in my dressing room. i knew if i was down here i would lose it. >> oh my gosh. i lost it up in my dressing room. everybody on the staff who brought their moms we had some of our guests on the plaza. >> he's a special guy.
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i mean, a guys guy, people always ask, how is someone behind the scenes. we have all met people that don't necessarily match the image. this guy, garth brooks he's like an an gem. he really is he is talking behind the scenes just everything. gosh. >> this is what we were talking about. just a little while ago, if you missed it. it's worth going back and rewatching it was so special. >> truly one of the nicest people. >> the word in the song though brilliant. >> you can see him during this time when he took off to take care of his daughters, you could see him in a minivan. this is a guy you would see in a minivan, picking the kids up from school. unlike me you would actually probably stop. >> make him jump and roll. >> i let them do jump and rom. hey, why do you think they have the sliding door os on the mini sand. >> garth is going to come talk with us later. he will give you advice. his kids are in college.
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>> i always stop by the grassy areas. >> you are such a kind dad. >> i love you, rom onto the grass. >> exactly. >> don't make me stop that car. >> i'll take care of you. >> we already talked to garth. he is coming up in a bit to answer viewer questions as well. >> a lot of kids actually are off of school this morning, about three-quarters of a million kids are off from school right now because of the cold here in the northeast the mid-atlantic the southeast. >> i got my six hand warmers today. they're working. >> audio hooks us up with the hand warmers. my collection kept growing. this is my first newscast we went outside. they kept piling on. >> you use these pence? >> i'm always cold even in here he wasn't here yesterday, i'm like joey i know when are you not here i don't get the hand warmers. >> because you can't walk up to the area of the 2nd floor. >> that's nice.
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>> that's what they call it now. >> a wo c ket in your pocket. >> brian parker in new york city. >> don't they turn it off? >> no they keep it going. otherwise it would freeze up. >> really? >> we got the chicago north pier. take a look at that. >> oh my god. can you almost walk across that. >> lake erie right now. >> oh. >> that looks cold. here's a car in michigan. >> that's a car? >> that's a car. >> somewhere in there. >> i think that's a kio soul. >> you don't see that car until spring right? it's like the groundhock hog, if it melts. >> we have a look at these temperatures these are wind chills. that's the air in canada 33 degrees below zero for a wmp. it's making its way down south. >> speaking of making it wet, yes, yes, here is this morning,
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let me say hi. >> give them my hand warmers. >> we were on the conference calm which you both missed. >> that's why i missed the conference call. >> i said oh my gosh people are standing outside to see the show to see garth brooks would you stand out in below zero weather for anyone? >> i feel bad, he's in here they're out there. >> don't stall. >> okay. >> where is my coat? okay. here we go. so the people out there don't know i'm coming out to distribute hand warmers. >> they deserve a lot of love. >> i like the hood. very nice. you look like you are in "game of thrones." i have a theme song instead of i got friend in low places i got friends in cold places in high heels, with no stockings on here we go here we go hey, y aall. hi what's up? oh my god.
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hi hi. all right. y a y. you came from miami? >> we're here for her birthday. >> happy birthday. >> thank you. here's a hand warmer from natalie. from al. hey, guys. hi michigan. how are you feel something. >> i'm freezing. >> okay. we did a study though you have to cover your nodes like that. . there. okay. you are so cute. >> oh thank you. >> hey, what's going on? thank you. so do you you love us that much that you would stand outside? >> yes, i'm from florida. it's 80 degrees at home. it's very cold here. >> is the entire nation here? okay. oh. here you go, hi. who are you? >> my name's cody, how are you. >> me too, let's warm up. here we go i'm running back in. by yaall him i love you.
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but i got to go. natalie, al. >> that's impressive running in high heels. >> oh my god. >> the greeting committee. >> oh. >> go go going go go! >> yeah. >> all right. >> okay! >> gosh. >> leak a marathon. >> it is so cold out there. it is freezing. >> you worked it off. you worked up a sweat. >> meanwhile. >> hi cody. >> cody was hot, right? >> you got to slow down hi cody. >> meanwhile i know i will get tweets on heck i have on no panty hose and open shoes, i hadn't planned on going outside. >> eh. >> why am i holding a mic? >> okay. you into toad come to the conference calm when i pitch bad ideas like that. >> see that's why i don't get on
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the conference calm. that's exactly why. >> okay. >> can we go some place that's a little warmer? we're going to brazil where it's actually summertime. we got some incredible video. >> good. >> you see this video, you cannot believe nobody got hurt. this woman is at her desk quietly working. >> bam. >> that's a brazilian real estate office. her co-workers everybody managed to escape. it's unbelievable when you see that how that can happen and everybody is okay. >> i always think about, you leave your housing, you say, see you later to your kid, your loved ones you never know. >> and absolutely everyone was okay? >> that's great. >> unbelievable. >> standing outside the window and the woman goes hey, cody. you never know what's going to happen. >> you never know right, okay? on a more serious note. some of the things you were
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talking about today, felicia rashad yesterday, we talked about the wife of bill cosby on that historic show gave her first time comments surrounding bill cosby, today she says she was misquoted on this interview, especially the comment that read we should forget these women who are making the allegations against bill cosby, here's what she said clarefying these comments on abe c. >> that was a misquote. >> that is not what i said. what i said is this is not about the women. this is about something else. this is about the obliteration of a legacy. what can i say to these women whom i don't know? what can i say to things that you are hearing when i'm telling you what i've seen. what i saw was fun. never anything inappropriate. this was the first time i was hearing anything like that and i
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can't even speak to those things and don't want to. >> hmm. >> interesting, the reporter roger freedman from show busy 411 says in a statement, let me clear something up. i did not misquote felicia rashad. but she didn't mean for it to be taken the way it was and i should have punctuated. i i'm sorry if the way i have presented it either one of us was forgetting. they're both saying they're right. >> you can understand put it aside, while i focus on that is that what she was saying is this. >> i guess so. >> saying yeah, let's not forget who they are, beyond these women, let's talk about his legacy. >> and he in fact mr. cosby performed in ontario, canada last night, amid there were some protests. again, not been charged. attorneys repeatedly deny these claims. >> far more people in support in going to see this show. >> the ticket were over $100.
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they spoke with a guy who was a bit conflicted but the tickets were $150 bucks, he wanted to see him. >> he performs tonight in london. it will be a larger venue. >> we will keep our eye on that. this is kind of interesting. >> how do you feel about this al? >> there is a new app called mint which is not to be confused with the financial. >> it's like peppermint. >> this mint measures how bad your breath is. supposedly there is a sensor you put in your mouth, you breathe on it and then you plug it into your phone. it gages the chemical compounds in your mouth, tells you, you are good to go or you might need a meant or you need a mint. i don't know i think if you notice people leaning away from you. >> right. or if they're offering you a mint unsolicited. >> there are some people that have haltosis.
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do you ever tell anyone? >> i offer them a meant. >> you talk like you are a significant other or your spouse or a kid. >> he's eating on you. >> i offer them a mint. they say, do i need that? just take it. >> i think a great idea. >> they tell you to lick the back of your hand let it dry, that's what your breath smells like. >> let's try that on cody. >> it's your hand your tongue. then your hand smells disgusting. you have to wash it. >> or you can have bad breath and no one knows it. go ahead, mr. roker, take it away! >> okay. you know you can tell when people are disgusted by the topic, look how many people are standing outside? it's like they said you need a mint they all left. that was the verbal version of bad breath. they all took off. >> they part like the red sea. >> bitter cold. look at this half the u.s. 200
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million people are under some sort of cold weather advisory or warning this morning and it is going to continue really through the day today. right now, these areas in pink and deeper pink mean in ten minutes, your skin freezes, you get frostbite. the lighter pink is 30 minutes. so there is a wide swath, outside, it's bad. currently cleveland feels like 22 below. it feels like 3 above in atlanta. orlando feels like 34. today the temperatures stay cold. this will be the worst of it good morning i'm bill henley, a frigid start this morning, cold temperatures and the wind is blowing to make it feel like it is 10 degrees or below for windchills and the actual temperature will be near 20 degrees this afternoon. a brief snow shower is possible and 32 in the afternoon.
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high of 24 after a morn low of 14 degrees. back in the teens on sunday and a wintery mix possible monday tuesday, and wednesday. have a great day. . >> that's your latest weather. >> mr. roker. >> it's not often you get to hang out with one of the biggest stars of all time, our artist and residents garth brooks he has a new album, it just went platinum. he is on a new tour. he is sticking around. >> we love you, garth. >> a smart man. >> the latte or au lait? cozy or cool? exactly the way you want it ... until boom, it's bedtime! your mattress is a battleground of thwarted desire. enter the sleep number bed. save $300 on the final close-out of the c3 queen mattress set. he's the softy. his sleep number setting is 35. you're the rock, at 60. and snoring? sleep number's even got an adjustment for that. you can only find sleep number at a sleep number store. right now find the lowest prices of the season with the c3 queen mattress set only $1199.98.
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of all time and received every award the music world offered. he took time to raise his girls. garth is back with his first studio album in years. >> straight to no. 1 "man against machine" just went platinum. in front of soldout crowds with his beautiful wife trisha yearwood. good to see you. >> it's great to be seen. it is. >> elvis presley, the beetles, garth brooks biggest recording artists of all time. >> which one of these three don't fit. >> that's cool. how does that feel? >> that's great. so you know i'm never going to confuse my name with those other two in the same breath. i think it shows the size of the country audience. you know that. >> as savannah mentioned earlier, you took 13 years old, you stayed at home with your girls, are you back home with
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your wife miss yearwood. >> that's how you knew her forever, so when we got married, it was hard to break. she keepts going, trisha pleads. i know you, man, i'm your wife. >> i love that i will get my husband into that habit. there you have it. >> in other words, not calling you princess anymore? >> oh that's a good one. so garth, al was talking earlier about being the dad that drops off the kids he says he doesn't stop they drop and roll. >> it's so much quicker now. >> your youngest is now in college, what were these years like being able to have that luxury of being home with them? >> the greatest thing on the planet. i guess the whole thing of watching my mom and dad. my mom and dad said it's over like that. nothing can be over like that. it's over like that. so enjoy every minute, every heartache. will you have a lot. enjoy those. i got to tell you, heartaches with them are a lot better than nothing without them. it's the greatest gift ever
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given is being a dad. >> so many songs, speaking of dad, you brought everyone to tears. what is it like for you to know that effect that you have on people and do you have a favorite of your own songs? >> i think you take garth brooks out of it. you take the music. that's it. for me my favorite garth thing, like mom, i didn't write, it's the dance, way off my first album 100 years ago. for some reason it stood the test of time. >> tamron she's going to the orange room to take some questions is there they told me to walk over. >> you are performing with trisha yearwood your wife. what is that like? you profess, you had the first picture when you guys first met 27 years ago. >> yeah i keep it on my phone. we have been best buddies forever and work mates. you know as you start to get older, you start thinking how you want to spend the rest of
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your life i enjoy every second with her. i don't care about going to the didn't ittist that woman makes things fun. >> together nine years, that woman, still love. >> i didn't walk away from the great garth brooks. here's questions from fans take a listen. >> friends in low places what is your kids' favorite song of yours? >> first of all i feel bad a child that young, friend in low places the lyricles. >> he's in low places. >> i think "the dance" is still mean. i got to tell you the greatest song to see live when you sigh baton rouge come up those people go to another level. >> you are going to oklahoma back home to perform there. item sa is next? >> it's very sweet. i think you want to mean most to the people that you were raised around. they're the ones that kind of see you as an every day guy. for them to treat you like are you something special is a sweet, sweet gift.
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thatry renaming the street signs, downtown it's very sweet. >> well deserved. you zv it my friend. >> of course the album "man against you give... and you give...
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and cell phone. thank you for watching, i'm tracy davidson, stay warm.
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. >> welcome back too "today." it's thursday, january 8 2015. willie is on assignment today, a warmer place. lucky for him. today as we are listening, it would have been elvis' 80th birthday. >> ain't that something? >> it made us think about our favorite songs. >> it's throwback thursday. >> i love "falling in love." . >> a good song ♪ wise men say ♪ it's just so sing-song, lull la bye, you love it too. >> who doesn't? we share the same one. >> "suspicious minds." >> that is the song
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♪ we can't go on together ♪ with suspicious minds. >> what i loved about it in this song for some reason inexplicably i asked a number it fades out and comes back again. it's like the band started to walk away and said one more take. let's finish this out. >> we're not done. >> that's usually what happens in suspicious minds. >> you know graceland when i was going off to college, my parents grove me from temple to texas in a conversion van. a military guy has to pack everything. dad, can we stop at graceland? no we're on schedule. the only fight with my beloved dad, he would thought stop. >> i have been what's interesting is it's not as big as you think, it's kind of small. >> it's a real house. >> it's a time capsule. >> drive by. >> we'll all go let's go! have you been to fwrasland? in there i have i have been to
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the king's place. >> what's your favorite song? >> it's got to be "in the ghetto." >> help me out with a little weather here. you are heading back to oklahoma. >> yes, i am. >> when are you going back? >> tomorrow. >> we got this ice storm developing early saturday starts down in texas, by saturday archbishop starts getting into southern texas, i should say southern oklahoma and then we are looking by sunday morninging look at this. >> uh-oh. >> that will be a mess. >> you need to move that down there. >> we'll be moving up trying to move it up and away by sunday evening, it stretches from oklahoma city into the appalachians. we will be watching that. where do you go after tulsa? >> after tulsa, all the way to boston. >> all right. well the weather is looking good there. >> let's keep it that way. >> that's what's going on around the count good morning i'm bill
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henley, a frigid start this morning. the wind makes it feel below zero. teens tomorrow morning with a brief snow shower is possible and 32 in the afternoon. the wind blowing in cold air for saturday. a high of 24 after a morning low of 14 degrees. back in the teens on sunday. a windery mix possible on monday, tuesday, and wednesday. have a great day. . >> hand the is your latest weather. i am so excited. >> phenomenal. thanks al remember everything you need to know about life we learned in kindergarten? well for comedian pat oswald he learned everything from movies lots and lots of movies. >> over the years, that obsession influenced his career as a performer with countless stand ups and stints including his memorable role as s spence
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on "king and queens. >> the adorable rat from ratatouie. good to see you. >> how are you doing, guys? what's happening? are they wait a minute. >> this is your life. >> oh my god. >> my gosh. >> is there anyway to projectlet that on the wall next to my bed every morning i get up? that's amazing, that would make me up. my name burned onto the wall. wow! in there would that be great? did you ever imagine you would be the voice of a hugely popular disney character is this. >> no i didn't think the disney folks would look at my stand-up and say, yeah that itself the adorable animal that we could have. according to brad byrd he made a pencil test of the rat doing one of my routines that's the voice i want. then disney were saying is he going to curse that much?
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no i you want to show you the voice works. >> i close my eyes right now i see remy. >> wait the rat? >> you use the word "addiction." that's the name of the book talk about your love of film. is this a spec time in your life that you are talking about? how many films are we talking about? >> at my worst i saw 261 movies in one year just in theaters. just going to theaters. >> wow. >> i know there is a lot of new yorkers right now going, that's nothing. because this is the c iiinemania capital. >> do you have a movie rich warm. do you have to have bop corn gum my bears? a middle seat back seat? what's your ritual?
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>> my one ritual if i miss a second it doesn't count then i also had the popcorn red vines and sprite. for some reason those three taste itself in a second quarter lar fashion was the a big deal. my saddest ritual was a lot of these movies i have these five movie books, classic ones cult movies by danny perry encyclopedia if anyof those were in those, i put a star and the date i saw them. it was told ocd behavior. >> what movie taught you the most untaught lesson in life? >> i remember when i saw the "seventh seal." i fixed i should see it, it's a classic, it will be a griempbltd i was shocked at how funny it is, how satirical.
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it's almost like a monty python film. people see that image, it's dark grim. he is cracking jokes. it's weird. it's a hilarious movie. >> do you have favorite? >> "the searchers." john forge "the searchers" it got remade constantly in the '70s, hard core laugh-in all the young directors remade that movie over and over again. >> what do you have coming out in 2015? >> 2015 i'm doing carnegie hall tomorrow night. >> congratulations. >> then i don't know what i'm doing after that. that's all i'm focused on now. >> how do you get to carnegie hall? >> practice! >> and we're so sorry for that. the book is called "silver sc
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virtual wallet. you show the card at i don't know if we can pull it up. you show the card at your point of purchase and you are good to go. >> great. i love that. next one is level money. this shows you how much spendable money you really have. it's like the cash in your accounts then? >> like the cash in your wallet. essentially. so you set this up by telling it this is how much i earn. this is how much i spend on my regular monthly bills. this is how much i want to save. it calculates this is what's left on a monthly basis and on a weekly basis and a daily basis. >> it's a budget right? >> i have a camera. okay great. so this is your spendable money. i don't know if we can see that. there it is. this is your spendable money. if have you money left over at the end of the month, it's kind of like rollover minute it tells you what kind of a good job you did in the month before. >> i love that. awesome.
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hello. >> she wants me the wear leather pants. no it's not happening. >> we will discuss that meanwhile, it's time for your weekend jump start. there is no shortage of fun when it comes to movies music and more. >> the west coast editor entertainment, andrea manziel, good to see you. we partnered with you guys for take your pick for the golden globe itself. yesterday, we revealed our picks. who are the viewers voting for? >> the viewers are voting for "orange is the next black." "game of thrones," "boyhood" for best drama an "into the woods" for best musical comedy. >> meanwhile, let's start with
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tv the golden globes awards i'm so excited. >> amy and tina are back hosting. that's what i'm looking forward to. it's something last time. so you got to soak it up. everybody loved being around. >> they loved him, including our favorite george clooney who will be there. >> with my twin. >> amal. >> he's getting the cecilb. demille award. >> i think she will steal the show. >> you went out on a littleb for that one. >> jennifer aniston and new names in there. >> jennifer aniston had almost a career transformation with "cake" she is presenting with matthew mcconaughey at the show. >> all right, all right, all right. >> we have gina rodriguez, jeff friday tambor.
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>> natalie, carson will be on the red carpet. you will be there in leather pants. >> okay. movies moving on. liam neason in "taken 3." it grossed $76 million world wide. this time it's not his daughter or wife. he is now on the run. he gets blamed for his ex-wife's murder. he is escaping the feds the cia. he is now defending his own honor and it's the end to what has become a trilogy of liam n eason kicking butt. >> "selma" is taking it by storm. >> it's gotten such a combuz.
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>> this is 1 huft% approval on rotten tomatos. >> they weren't allowed to write the speeches. >> you should see david oyellowo. >> reba mcintyre has a single out. >> her first single is due in april. it's like a breakup and it's telling girls get out there, have a good time. it leads up to her las vegas residency this summer with brooks and dunn at caesar's palace. she is having quite a year. >> let's move on to apps, tell us about true key. >> how many times can you name the street you grew up on? we have so many passwords. it came out from intel. it takes a picture of your face true key it logs you into all your different websites. it's free for up to 15 passwords. yep, an annual subscription runs
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you about $20 bucks. think of how many different websites you have to come up with to keep your life in order. >> you snap a picture. >> it takes a picture and uses that to lock you in. >> what if you make a mask of somebody else's face? >> what happens you get botox? i don't know. >> our book favorite. >> "girl on the train." this is being called the new "gone girl." this has three unreliable narrators, a girl goes missing. i think you will see this on planes trains and automobiles.
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good morning i'm tracy davidson. the arctic cold continues. let's get you updated with bill help henley. >> some people are braving it and going skiing. bright sunshine and gusty winds for the entire area making cold feel even colder. 4 degrees on the mountains.
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14 in philadelphia. with the wind blowing it feels like 2 blow in the city and 4 below zero in the mountains. crews are conducting a rescue operation in bucks county. this is a cop create company where crews are looking for is a worker who got trapped after a silo collapsed. they say they have high hopes they'll pull him out alive but that it could take some time. stay with us for updates. philadelphia police have a student in custody right now for making a threat via social media at the franklin charter high school. the school is under normal operation right now. we're working to learn more about the threat. we'll follow the story and bring you updates. you can always get the latest news and weather by downloading
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our nbc 10 news app. it is free. i'm tracy davidson, now back to "the today show."
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from nbc news this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. ♪ i got friends ♪ >> okay. it is a great day around here. >> you call me kathie lee. >> thirsty thursday january 8th, garth brooks the legend is sitting here in kathie lee's chair. okay our staff is dressed up like they have never been dressed before. i want to point that out. i don't know if you can see amanda and joanne all dressed up over there. but they are. we have got a bunch of women in the audience who never come to
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watch our show. and on this side we have got camera crews from -- i don't know where, i think "access hollywoodle had hollywood," "extra." are you so happy? you're back at it. you're back on tour. i heard a number that was surprising. i didn't realize this but of the three top selling artists ever according to our iaa, it is elvis, it is the beatles, and it's garth brooks. >> isn't that crazy? >> is that crazy? >> just a reflection of how large the country music audience is out there. they take great care of me. >> that's amazing. i'm sitting here and remembering at one point, your wife was sitting here co-hosting with me trisha yearwood. >> yes. her drink of choice was an interesting one. >> right. >> what is your wife's drink of choice? >> my wife's drink of choice
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would be rumpelman's. it depends. if it is a night of impersonations it is rumpelman's. >> what is that? >> it is a high octane not a friend to my wife. >> she's a trip by the way. >> she is. we celebrated nine years. i carry a picture around with me. we met in '87. i have a picture of the day we met. she's been a great friend and sometimes you're lucky and you get to marry your best friend. it is good. >> you guys go on tour and you start off the tour and she comes in the middle and you button it up? >> we got to do it together and just go out and hit it and i got to tell you, it is cool. when you're doing your thing, you look out and people are, like oh yeah. and she walks on stage, everybody does the -- oh. here comes the whole band just stands up a little straighter and everybody gets a little --
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she comes out and belts it out. it is cool. >> when you're in concert and like when you're here, by the way, you look everyone in the eye, you are not only -- people ask you a million questions, one thing i noticed is you turn to everybody and you say how many kids do you have. you connect when you're performing. it looks like you're making eye contact all the way around. what is happening up on stage? >> i love people. i have the most faith in us. i think we're going to end up -- we're going to make it as a people. but when i was a kid, freddie mercury was my guy. freddie mercury and queen. and tammy sherman my high school sweetheart surprised me with tickets to see queen. all i wanted was for him to look at me for three seconds so i could go thank you, you know just thank you. you're kind of like the background music of my life. and i go to george strait want to do the same thing there. and when you realize our on the stage, you're looking out there for that reason but the weird thing is now you're looking out to make eye contact to go thank
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you. thank you for my life. thank you for getting to do this. because this is a cool way to spend your days. >> wow. i don't know. i'm getting misty, but i am. i must be hormonal. okay. so it is cold out. we want to switch gears a little bit. they took down our tree. did you see the rockefeller tree? you saw it. it is down. >> the queen -- she was there the night they lit it up. >> that's right. that's right. so the tree is gone. and it was so cold out. i think it was minus what was it eight or nine. who knows. minus eight. it was freezing. so we want to do a little test to find out how cold it was. we put a cup of coffee a glass of wine and a bottle of water outside in the freezing cold and we wanted to do a taste test. a test. what did you find? >> it froze. the bottle of water, glacier on top. hot cup of coffee rock solid. >> frozen? >> and the wine -- >> look at that. >> just a perfect amount of ice.
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>> are you old enough to drink? >> absolutely. >> i'm a little concerned about our drinking issue. cheers. thanks alex. thanks so much. >> you must drink after a toast. bad luck. >> well giddy up. >> here we go. bigger drink than that. okay. here's to health and love. >> health and love. >> so happy. okay. so elvis would have been 80 years old. were you an elvis fan? >> my wife the biggest elvis fan on the planet. >> really? what is her song? what does she like? >> she likes them all. she has -- she has the lps. loves them. and i'm lucky enough that the guy that plays piano on the record played the dance, plays all these things that miss maggie would know he was elvis -- >> you're kidding. >> it is neat to get in that bridge.
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he'll bring pictures in. just casual pictures shot in the studio. this guy was beautiful. just perfect. might be the perfect human being just the way he looked and everything. and of course as big as he is he is -- not that he would be he is. he's still alive. he's the king. >> he is. we wondered what he would look like today and they have all these weird kind of computer things they can do. so this is what -- this is what they said the king would look like today, given everything that was going on. that's -- according to some software group calls sacks media. that's him. >> hmm. i think the king is the king. i think he would look a lot more beautiful than that. i think time would be his friend. he was one of the cool guys. >> do you have a favorite elvis song? >> mine has to be "in the ghetto". >> i think that might be -- is that number one? ♪ >> christmas. that's awesome.
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♪ on a cold and gray chicago morning ♪ >> you got to do that. >> is that amazing? >> that's a gift from god right there. ♪ great. >> that's gorgeous. favorite food is here one of them. this is peanut butter and banana grilled up look a grilled cheese sandwich. >> really? >> want to try? >> here. i'll rip off half of it. >> thank you. thank you. >> i feel like we're on a date. because he -- >> you're going to hate later. sorry. >> speaking of dating in is an interesting thing. you talked about how you and trisha were great, great friends and there is this new study that came out that talked about how
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people who ended up dating their best friends, what happened in those situations because that can turn really great, like yours did, or it can turn out not so great. obviously you think dating a good friend is a great way to start, gives you a foundation. >> if you spend the rest of your life with somebody make sure it is a good friend. that's a great place to start. a lot of people won't take it past there, which i totally respect. scary leap. scary leap yeah. but it is -- thank god, you know i introduced her as the love of my life. she introduces me as her current husband. i do -- this is the first time in my life wherefore ever is forever is not long. i can't spend enough time with her. she's super sweet. >> forever is not long enough. is that what you said? oh, wow. doesn't make you, like not like your husband right now? boyfriend. that's the way it works out. they said in a third of the
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cases it works as well as your guys did. but women sometimes are afraid of again, ruining the friendship. i love how you call -- you call her your wife here but i was listening to a bunch of interviews you did and you call her miss yearwood. >> i knew her forever. she was married to somebody i was married to someone else and we were in the same business. her first tour was our tour '91. and the first time we ever had an opening act on tour that was that tour. so we have been together in this business long before we ever got record deals. >> i love that picture. is she neat? neat and clean? >> neat and clean, oh yeah. cleanest person you'll ever be around. >> oh. i thought she would be like me. we did this thing where we had to make over our closets. >> that way? >> that way. >> she's not great. okay wait. let's show my closet. this is what mine -- >> there you go. >> is that anything like hers? >> i can see your floor. >> well i got a closet makeover where we threw out, i don't
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know 70% -- not throw away donated. a bunch of people showed their messy closet so i wouldn't feel so bad. i wondered about trisha because she seemed like -- you're going to sing later for us. we're going to do a sing along with garth. stick around. we have a lot more -- you're co-hosting the whole show. >> yes. >> you're okay with that? "ambush makeover"s are coming up. two brave ladies brave the cold. it is all worth it. garth actually is going to help. we helped surprise them on the plaza. they must have been freaked out. anyway that happened. >> we'll be back after this. this is an allen family production. and here's why we love chex. one, we love choices like chocolate, vanilla and honey nut. two, we don't love artificial colors or flavors. does anybody? and three...it's gluten free. chex. full of what you love. free of what you don't. have you tried gluten free chex oatmeal and new chex granola mix? two more delicious reasons to love chex.
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he's been country music's star for decades. it is hard to believe garth brooks was a small town musician from oklahoma performing covers of kiss songs. needless to say, he's come a long way, baby. ♪ garth brooks is the top selling country music artist of all time. he has received every accolade and award the music world has to give. in 2001 at the age of 38 he retired and moved to oklahoma to become a full time dad to his daughters. and now, with his youngest off to college, brooks is back to work. ♪ people loving people ♪
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he just released his first studio album in 13 years "man against machine." it immediately went to number one and has remained there for six weeks. his current world tour with his superstar wife trisha yearwood sold over 1.5 million tickets in just four months. ♪ even his friends in low places would agree this country sensation is back better than ever. ♪ i've got friends in low places ♪ >> put you in such a good mood the whole thing. >> that's great. >> congratulations. a little earlier you got this plaque they unveiled this thing. your album is platinum. that's happened to you before many times. how does it feel now 13 years later. >> feels better than anyone you've ever gotten. when you receive these kind of
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things they're for young people young artists. to have a tour be accepted like this is humbling. to have the first new music -- all you want is the music to relate. and hopefully this is -- >> was it a little weird coming back. i was wondering, if you stop -- you're away for something for are so many years, you'll wonder like are they still going to like me or want me? >> scared to death. you have to mention the tour at some point and hopefully people show up. the last step is the business the industry itself. awards show stuff like that will they let you be a current artist again. the verdict is still out. we'll see. having a great time and out there with the people i don't know how i could ask for anything more. >> you took the time off to be with your kids. what was garth the dad like? what was that like during those years? >> it is cool. i will tell you, i was lucky enough to be at every practice every rehearsal, every school function. my kids will go oh my god, he was at every practice. i think the way they see it and
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the way i see it is different. i'm hoping after i'm gone you know, from this world, hopefully they'll go oh i'll get it. hopefully that's what i'll be -- my parents, everything. >> did you miss music a lot during those years or were you constantly playing and doing little things writing. >> still doing your thing. the charity functions, foundation functions never stop. you still show up once or twice a year and get to play. that was great. no offense to music whatsoever. nothing compares to being a dad. it was, like leaving maui to go to honolulu. i don't know how to say it. it was just, like i love to play music, but right now i got to tell you there is nothing better than this. those are days you can't get back. >> there is a song on your current record that you played in the earlier hours about -- about moms. and i have to tell you, it is so moving. i listened to it a couple of times and every time i get misty eyed. you must have had such an
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incredible connection with your mom. tell me a little bit about where that -- how that song feels. >> your mom is your best friend your biggest fan. i can't tell you how many times i have fallen flat on my face and my mom looks and goes i thought you were great. that's wonderful to have there. mom and dad were a great balance. mom believed you could fly. dad believed if you were going to fly it was going to take a hell of a lot of work. it was a good realism even dreamy kind of bringing all the kids had that input, which was very sweet. >> do you think about had her when you sing that song? >> i think about her and my dad when i raise my own kids. i was talking to a friend of mine in the business two nights ago and i said i hate to sound like my dad because i knew it was coming. >> beautiful. also earlier in the piece you and jt justin timber lick,lake were rocking that song "friends in low places." it seems like that song hit so many people. that looked magical. what was going on on the stage?
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>> he's so great. you go to his show it doesn't get any bet and the whole stage splits and comes over your head and you're going, are you kidding me and goes to a whole different level. his show, his musicians, his crew all of them top notch. >> some of -- somehow you managed to get charity work in too. >> you talk about teammates for kids this is our 15th year and just i love it. we deal in inner city outreach education and health for children. every charity is worthy. every one of them is. i'm just a kid charity. i love kids. >> when i first got here this morning, one of our security guards john came up to me and said i met the nicest guy arrived this morning. he's met every single celebrity who has come through and he said you. he said the way he speaks to all of us you do that for the entire staff. >> that's very sweet. >> thank you. >> don't go anywhere. you have a little work to do. >> crazy to leave here.
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>> he's going to lead us in a sing along of "friends in low places" when he performs live. and head to head in a country competition. this is -- this does not bode well for me. it doesn't bode well. you give... and you give... and then you give some more. but sometimes you get. and so you take. tylenol® cold is strong enough for you while children's tylenol® is gentle enough for them. we give you relief from your cold and flu. you give them everything you've got. tylenol®. hey ladies you love it, you've gotta have it. cinnamon toast crunch. 'cause that cinnamon and sugar is so irresistable. everybody craves those crazy squares.
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look at boathouse row. flags are blowing. 14 in philadelphia. feels like 1 below zero in northeast philly. temperatures are going to stay cold all day long. the wind up to 25 miles an hour. sunshine and temperatures struggling to get into the low 20s today. >> thank you, bill. keep the nbc 10 news app handy. get updated forecasts, traffic alerts and weather any time you want it. download the april for the iphone or android free in the app store. the most complicated technical rescue incident you could come across in the united states. >> we continue to follow this breaking news. he is describing the operation going on right now in bristol, bucks county. crews are looking for a worker who got trapped in a silo
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we're back with more of "today" on this thirsty thursday. country superstar garth brooks is filling in for kathie lee today. now it is time garth's first ever "ambush makeover." how do you feel about that? >> i'm pumped. we didn't let the cold weather stop us from surprising two lucky ladies out on the plaza with new looks. >> here with the results, louis licari licari. >> good enough. >> i like it. >> and "today" contributor and author, jill martin. >> garmth how was the --
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♪ >> i don't get a song. >> we'll get jill a song. tell us how it was. how was the selection process for you? >> it was great. cold. couldn't even tell. look how wrapped up they are. >> our first lucky lady margarita rodriguez, 41 years old, from the brovgsnx. when she colors her own hair she cuts it too. she's up early, she doesn't bother with makeup. she dragged her son kenny out early in the morning to catch a glimpse of maybe a possible makeover. listen to her story. >> okay. it is cold outside. but you guys got to meet garth brooks. you're even steven. now an "ambush makeover." i know you're excited. >> yes. she drove me out here in the cold weather. freezing out here. 20 years, same haircut, so hopefully a nice makeover. >> you seem a little freaked out. but excited too, right? >> nervous. >> okay. >> we'll take care of you.
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>> thank you. >> it can be a little scary. we got kenny with his blindfold on. please keep that on for a minute okay? here is margarita's before picture. all right. margarita, let's see the new you. come on out. ♪ >> kenny, you're never early. what do you think? >> she looks great. >> is that crazy? >> that's fantastic. >> margarita, would you like to see yourself? >> you must. >> spin around. >> do you like it? >> yeah. >> looks fantastic. >> look at camera 12. louis, tell us about the hair. it is awesome. >> margarita has beautiful, beautiful hair. she has curly hair. she wanted to wear it different. we did make it straight today. the big difference here great haircut, what i did is i wanted to soften her hair. when you dark and you soften it
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it can turn brassy. with highlights, we avoided that. >> kenny, what are you thinking? >> my mom is always a simple woman, to see her like this it is fantastic. >> sweet. jill she looks gorgeous in that dress. >> so pretty. you can wear black and blue together. this dress proofs this. look how pretty she looks, new by shani. and soma intimates underneath. >> big round of applause for margarita. join your son. you know what i love about garth? can i say one thing? he stands up when a lady walks in. >> sorry. >> oh my god. that was the sweetest thing. >> the next girl. >> okay. so well this was -- tammy says she can wake up shower and out of the house in 30 minutes. >> what? >> that's my kind of girl right there. she dyes her hair blonde hoping the lighter color will kind of blend in the gray. >> a lot of people do that.
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>> she's a mom of three daughters, which i love. works full time. tammy is about to complete her fourth year degree in minnesota state university. good for her. and she's ready to take -- she's ready to take on this brand-new look. i want to see it. >> let's listen to her story. >> freezing but you also got to meet garth brooks and now an "ambush makeover." so tell me how excited you are. >> i am extremely excited. i just can't believe this. didn't realize this was going to happen. >> what is your dream look? >> i don't know. i've always thought -- i've never known what would be me. if somebody can tell me -- >> we are going to tell you. are you ready to be pampered for three hours. >> yes. >> tammy peterson 44 years old, looks good. i can't wait to see. >> me neither. >> renee has her blindfold on. keep your blindfold on for a second. here is tammy's before picture. all right. let's seat new you.
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>> wow. >> oh my gosh. >> i love the hair. >> renee, you ready? take a look. take off the blindfold. >> wow! i love it! you look different! you don't look like the same person. >> ready to see yourself? >> okay, spin. >> oh my gosh. >> you look fantastic. >> can you believe it? >> sometimes we do this. >> there. >> thanks. >> oh my god. louis, that hair -- >> it is so pretty right? >> first of all, again, look at the structure of the haircut. makes all the difference. swept away bangs. thank you, arson. the color, what i did is she told me she said, louis, i used to be redder. i'm not anymore. i said i said i got to give it back to her.
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keep it natural, golden base makeup by enid oh. >> can you believe how gorgeous? are you freaking out? >> it is like a different person. >> oh my gosh. >> looks great. >> jill, that looks beautiful. >> it is a dress. you had a top like that we gave away in our -- this say dress. new by shani. this is fancy, but for graduation we wanted to make her feel special. look at the back quickly. look at the back. >> how sweet. >> what is your degree in? >> accounting? >> good for you. >> congratulations. let's bring margarita out. big round of applause for both of our ladies. yes. all right. we're going to play a little game. who knows more about country music. garth or myself. >> good lu you give... and you give... and then you give some more. but sometimes you get. and so you take.
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>> something special going on right now. >> right now nashville is celebrating jimmy dickens. we lost a hero and a legend but like elvis, they last forever. we dedicate he would have loved this. >> to put us to test is our good friend jessica wade ettinger host of sirius xm's the highway. she's a lot of fun. we have her on tv. she's been doing radio too long. >> hey. >> are we ready? >> ready. >> i will -- >> yes. >> we are ready. >> the reveal you asked me this morning to set up a few questions for you. >> no i didn't. >> you, garth brooks asked me this morning to make sure i set up a couple of questions for you. >> you said you were going to set up a few and i said fine. >> let's start. question number one. ha. which country artist is the youngest person ever to win a grammy award? >> youngest ever. taylor swift. >> incorrect. >> garth. >> taylor swift. >> incorrect. >> i didn't want you to feel
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alone. >> leann rimes. >> i knew that. >> she was 13 when she recorded "blue ." 13. and she won the grammy at 14. >> you're right. you are right. okay. question number two. >> ready. >> of course i'm right. tim mcgraw played opposite sandra bullock in what movie? >> "blind side ". >> very good. absolutely. "the blind side." point to hoda. number three, which artist became the female country singer to sell a million copies of her first album. >> million, first album. i'll make you feel good. trisha yearwood. >> yes. >> i totally guessed. >> hoda beats garth on his wife. you're not getting dinner tonight. >> i'm not. >> look at her for a minute. adorable. he calls her the queen, by the way. okay. >> number four. >> yes. >> not anymore. >> what famous country singer is miley cyrus' godmother. >> godmother? >> miley cyrus' godmother.
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>> i know. >> you do? >> i've known all of these. >> just do it. >> dolly parton. >> yes. point for garth. >> did you say you know all of these and you're just standing here? >> i'm just standing -- >> double or nothing. >> this is it. >> sing and finish the carrie underwood lyrics. >> okay. >> ready? ♪ i stick my key into the side ♪ ♪ the pretty little souped up four wheel drive ♪ ♪ something record machine ♪ >> neither of you? >> no. >> what is it? play it. i'll know when i hear it. ♪ my name into his limousine ♪ >> leather seat right? >> can you name the song? ♪ >> he knows it. he knows everything. he's being nice to me. >> "before he cheats". >> hoda the big winner. >> you know what he threw it.
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he threw it. all right. no more talking about country songs. we'll listen to one of the best because you're going to host a little sing along. >> "friends in low places ," right? >> i won the prize. >> a prize? >> kathie lee cds. you won. >> okay, thank you. >> we'll be back after this. the taste of light and fit greek non fat yogurt gives you the power to help make temptation shrink away! light and fit greek. with irresistible flavors like strawberry cheesecake never have 80 calories tasted so satisfying! light and fit greek. taste the power of satisfaction. ♪ dannon ♪
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the kitchen table underneath my work desk we've got enough to knit a sweater. [ doorbell rings ] zach, what is that? the swiffer sweeper. the swiffer dusters. it's some sort of magic cloth that sucks in all the dog hair. it's quick and easy. pretty amazing that it picked it all up. i would totally take on another dog. [ kevin ] really? ♪ ♪
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the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. all right, we cannot have one of the biggest music stars in the world here without asking him to sing for us. so garth brooks he's got his brand-new album called "man against machine," please download it. it is amazing. but right now he's going to perform one of our all time favorites. and please sing along because you have to. how could you not? here is garth brooks performing "friends in low places ."
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♪ blame it all on my roots i showed up in boots ♪ ♪ and ruined your black tie affair ♪ ♪ the last one to know the last one to show ♪ ♪ i was the last one you thought you'd see there ♪ ♪ and i saw the surprise and the fear in his eyes ♪ ♪ when i took his glass of champagne ♪ ♪ and i toasted you said honey we may be through ♪ ♪ but you'll never hear me complain ♪ ♪ cause i've got friends in low places ♪ ♪ where the whisk write drowns ♪ ♪ and the beer chases my blues away ♪ ♪ and i'll be okay ♪
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♪ i'm not big on social graces ♪ ♪ think i'll slip on down to the oasis ♪ ♪ oh i've got friends in low place ss ♪ ♪ well i guess i was wrong i just don't belong ♪ ♪ but then i've been there before ♪ ♪ everything's all right i'll just say good night ♪ ♪ and i'll show myself to the door ♪ ♪ hey i didn't mean to cause a big scene ♪ ♪ just give me an hour and then ♪ ♪ well i'll be as high as that ivory tower ♪ ♪ that you're liveing in ♪ ♪ cause i've got friends in low places ♪ ♪ where the whiskey drowns
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and the beer chases my blues away ♪ ♪ and i'll be okay ♪ ♪ i'm not big on social graces ♪ ♪ think i'll slip on down to the oasis ♪ ♪ oh i've got friends in low places ♪ ♪ i've got friends in low places ♪ ♪ where the whiskey drowns and the beer chases ♪ ♪ my blues away and i'll be okay ♪ ♪ i'm not big on social graces think i'll slip on down to the oasis ♪ ♪ oh i've got friends in places ♪
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we're trying to -- here, you do it. we're trying to -- we're trying to get everybody. >> six, five four three, two, one. >> get in. >> yes! >> did you have fun today? >> i had a great time. how can you not? >> garth is the best. you are going to tulsa on friday. >> tomorrow. >> the cd makes you want to dance, stomp your feet and just have a blast. a big shoutout to mary ann zellner. come here mary ann. she produced this.
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and worked so hard and she's -- >> she's coming with us. >> tomorrow we have a lot more coming up. today, was so much fun. an epic day. good luck. >> very nice. >> have a good one. >> let's do one more. mary ann, you got to get in.
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right now at 11:00, a bitter cold blast continues to grip our region. the windchill will make it feel colder than the actual temperature. a live look outside at the aramark building in center city philadelphia. sunshine out there but don't let that fool you. it's the coldest air so far this season. a live look at the skyline of center city philadelphia. harsh conditions out there for skiers right now at camelback mountain resort. a live look at tannersville pa. glenn "hurricane" schwartz is tracking this bitter blast. how are you doing? >> i'm fine because i'm indoors. outdoors, it's not so much fu

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