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a layer of snow blankets the northeast postponing a super bowl celebration in boston while another storm is threatening more snow at the end of the week. a vaccine grows potential candidates on the white house weigh in on whether parents should have a choice in vaccinating their children. and losing friends. why one group is leaving facebook behind. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, february 3rd, 2015. the storm left a blanket of snow from washington state to new england where the snow continued to fall overnight.
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ten storm related deaths were reported from the northwest to the northeast. some areas got over a foot of snow and as far south as mexico. the storm has disrupted travel. since sunday more than 7300 flights have been canceled nationwide. that includes more than 500 today. it snowed overnight in maine where winter storm warnings are in effect until this morning. some new england coastal areas got up to a foot and a half of snow. that includes parts of boston which set a report for the snowiest seven day period in the city's history. kris van cleve is in boston where all of the snow has postponed a super bowl celebration. the super bowl champion new england patriots touched down in boston. the parade is scheduled for wednesday. >> i feel like i'm in the north pole or something it's crazy. >> reporter: boston was one of the last spots for the huge winter storm which dumped snow from the midwest to main.
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>> reporter: after getting hit by two major snow events in a week, the focus in boston is getting all of the snow on the streets city wide. schools are closed again here tuesday as the city tries to dig itself out. >> we're asking people if you can't stay off the roads, try and take public transportation as best you can and allow us the opportunity to clean the streets. >> reporter: there's incentive to get that done quickly. another storm is brewing that forecastor say could turn into a nor'easter bringing heavy snow by thursday. spring is nowhere in sight. kris van cleve, boston. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz is telling people to prepare for the bitter cold that will follow the storm. >> behind the storm we have the cold. really cold out the door here for our tuesday morning. subzero wind chills from the
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midwest into the northeast. especially northern new england. 20 to 30 degrees below zero. still in the single digits to around zero. so very cold air here to kick off the month of february. that's the northeast and the midwest. check out the plains. 61 degrees in midland for a high. 58 in denver. 76 in phoenix. temperatures are running way above the average. then we look toward our next storm. the storm gets going very quickly. we head to wednesday and thursday. there will be an arctic front with snow in the midwest, rain in the southeast and late this is the next potential storm another nor'easter in a lot of the same spots that have dealt with a lot of wintry weather over the last few days. i'm meteorologist eric fisher cbs news. meet the ground hog nipped the ear of sunday prairie,
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wisconsin. jimmy disagrees with most of his groundhog brethren says spring will come early. more than a dozen infants are under quarantine after a baby came down with measles. all of the children are unvaccinated because they're under the age of 1. since december more than 100 people in 14 states have been diagnosed with a highly contagious disease. the centers for disease control said the majority of measles patients are unvaccinated. now the debate over vaccinations getting political. brian webb is here in new york with more. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, allyson. 50 states require children to get vaccinations before attending school. now some potential candidates for president are weighing in on whether parents should have a choice in vaccinating their children. >> on a three-day trip to england many say is meant to solidify his foreign policy
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credentials, new jersey governor kris christie was forced to solidify his statements. christie told parents he thinks parents should have a choice in whether to vaccinate children. his office put out a statement saying with a disease like measles, there is no question kids should be vaccinated. christie's sentiments were echoed by another potential candidate for the white house, republican senator rand paul said that most vaccines should be voluntary. >> i heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking normal children who wound up with mental disorders after vaccines. i'm not arguing vaccines are a bad idea. i think they're a good idea but i think the parents should have say. >> reporter: he clarified all of his children were vaccinated. former secretary of state
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hillary clinton saw it as an opportunity to take a shot at the gop tweeting last night, the science is clear, the earth is round, the sky is blue and vaccines work. let's protect all our kids #grandmothersknowbest. health experts urged people to vaccinate their children against all diseases especially measles. >> the science is clear. study after study have shown that there are no serious long-term adverse effects from measles. it can hurt your arm, you can have a fever after but the vaccine is safe and effective. >> reporter: experts also say that choosing not to vaccinate your child could put other children at risks. while new jersey where chris christie's governor mandates children receive measles vaccine, it is one of 20 states allowing parents to opt out of vaccinations with a waiver. allyson. >> that's brian webb here in new
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york. thank you, brian. president obama's on a collision course with congress this morning over his proposed budget. republicans say the record $4 trillion spending blueprint is a non-starter. the plan raises taxes on corporations and the wealthy while boosting tax credits for families and the working poor. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: allyson, good morning. republicans are calling the bulk of this budget more of the same failed obama policies that don't address the nation's long-term fiscal problems but when it comes to certain areas, including defense and infrastructure, there are some glimmers of hope for agreement. >> we've got some fundamental choices to make about the kind of country we want to be. >> reporter: president obama sent a less than receptive congress a record $4 trillion budget monday that calls for a 7% increase in defense and domestic spending. the 2016 budget restores some automatic cuts triggered by a 2011 budget deal. >> i want to work with congress to replace mindless austerity
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with smart investments that strengthen america. >> reporter: his plan would raise defense spending to $585 billion with major investments in cyber security. it would be the highest defense spending in u.s. history with the lowest war spending since 2002. republicans here on capitol hill have already blasted part of the plan to hike taxes on the woelty, to fund $277 billion in tax breaks. >> it is totally acceptable for west virginians and all-americans to live within their means while the federal government continues to allow its spending and debt to run rampant. >> reporter: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell sloued the gop will work to pass the serious kind of budge gets that roots out and reforms wasteful spending. there are some areas where the president and republicans say they could work together including a $478 billion proposal to repair highways
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bridges, and transit systems. now republicans are working on their own budget hoping to have both chambers here on capitol hill agree on a resolution by mid april. alisyn? >> susan mcginn nisz thank you. earlier this morning cuba published new photos of fidel castro. they're the first photos of the 88-year-old leader published in five months. he was talking to university student last month. coming up on the morning news slicing it the wrong way. a pizza commercial congratulates the wrong team for winning. this is "cbs morning news." when used at the first sign. without it the virus spreads from cell to cell. only abreva penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells. you could heal your cold sore, fast, as fast as two and a half days when used at the first sign. learn how abreva starts to work immediately at don't tough it out
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on the cbs "moneywatch," google may go bumper to bumper with uber in an embarrassing mixup in a super bowl ad. >> reporter: uber the car service app, looks to be facing some stiff competition from one of its biggest investors, fwoogle. google is preparing to offer its own ride sharing service likely to go along with the driverless car project it's been working on. uber is developing its own driverless vehicle. google invested $258 million in uber in august of 2013. stocks on wall street opened higher. the dow gained 196 points. the s&p finished 25 points higher. the nasdaq rose 41 points. oil prices rose for the third day. it finished the day $1.33 higher at $49.57 a barrel.
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that is the highest it's been in a month. the new york stock exchange plans to de-list shares of the retailer radio shack. radio shack's been struggling and warned last year it may file for bankruptcy. news that it might not be able to find a long-term plan to stay afloat sent its stock price dramatically lower. shares fell 13% yesterday. we now have the final figures for the super bowl weekend box office and the take for "american sniper" has been revised down. originally it was estimated sniper brought in 39.5 million, a record but the clint eastwood film sold $30.7 million in tickets. that leaves 2008 hannah montana, miley cyrus, the best of both worlds the top earner against nfl's big game. papa john's commercial gets burned. they congratulated the seattle
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so over facebook. she deactivated her profile. >> most of my friends were deleting it. >> reporter: an annual survey found facebook use among teens dropped 6% last year. >> by far the largest decrease we saw of any group using facebook currently. >> reporter: social media experts say the fact that moms and dads and grandparents are now on facebook makes teens less willing to share thoughts and photos on the site. >> facebook is more utility now like your electric bill. it's something you have to vo. >> reporter: that's why after eight months eloise is on in a limited way. >> the easiest way to communicate with my classmates for homework we have a grade wide facebook page which is super helpful. >> reporter: facebook's drop in popularity is helping other experts like snap chat and twitter gain ground and instagram saw 25% jump in 13 to 17-year-olds last year.
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>> if you didn't instagram it it didn't happen. >> reporter: eloise's younger sister adelaide is 12 but is already social media savvy. >> reporter: do you think you'll go the a facebook page? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: there is a silver lining for facebook. the social media giant also owns instagram. marlie hall, cbs news new york. strangers from around the country are sending money to help a detroit man who walks 21 miles round trip to and from work. so far more than $100,000 has been raised to help james robertson get transportation. he's had perfect attendance at work for 12 years despite having no car. a college student launched a go fund me page after a newspaper reported on robertson's daily trek. when we return it's the super bowl play everyone's still talking about. a record number of viewers watched the patriots' game-winning interception including dave letterman who has a few thoughts for pete carroll. i took mucinex dm
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here is a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in sports the longest winning streak in the nba this season is over. the new orleans pelicans hand the atlanta hawks their first loss since december 26th. pelicans forward anthony davis scores 29 points in 115-110 victory ending atlanta's string of 19 straight wins. cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel is trying to change his hard partying lifestyle. the former heisman trophy winner announced monday he's been in a treatment program for unspecified reasons since last week. manziel had a disappointing rookie season with the browns after they selected him in the first round of the nfl draft. a spokesperson says manziel is trying to be a better family
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member, friends and teammate. a record number of viewers tuned into super bowl xlix. the neilson company says an estimated 114.4 million people watched new england top seattle on sunday. that's about 2 million more than last year's game making it the most watched tv event in u.s. history. viewership spiked in the dramatic final moments when malcolm butler sealed the win for new england with a goal-line interception. and seattle coach pete carroll has drawn intention decision to call for a pass. david letterman shared carroll's top ten excuses for making a huge blunder. >> number ten, forgot marshawn lynch was on the team. number five wanted to see bill belichick's dazzling smile. >> this is the "cbs morning news."
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. boston is digging out from its second major snowstorm in a week. schools there are closed today and the super bowl parade has been delayed until tomorrow. the storm scattered a blanket of snow. another big snow maker may be headed up the atlantic coast later this week. president obama's record $4 trillion budget in the republican controlled congress. it has tax hikes of $1.5 trillion. the academy awards are handed out. suzanne marquez was there for the star studded event. >> reporter: the academy awards nominee luncheon allowed the stars to mix and mingle and let
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the gravity of simply being nominated sink in. >> honestly just walking in here i felt like the grown up version of a kid going to disneyland. like look at that big statue. can you believe we're here? >> you always day dream about the idea. i never day dream about being on the podium but being there. whenever they cut, you see all these people together. it was an odd, surreal thing. >> reporter: steve correll said he wasn't sleeping in the morning of the nominations. >> i was up at 5:30 exactly that, with a cup of coffee sitting down stairs in the darkness, and my wife i didn't know she had woken up, too. she was watching in our bedroom. so when my name was announced, we -- i ran upstairs to tell her and she was running downstairs. so we met at the top of the stairs. we're just jumping up and down. >> eddie redmain says one of his
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proudest moments was taking his golden globe through security at the airport. >> i went through and i saw the bag and i saw the woman stop the thing and then go like closeup on this weird shaped thing. she said, i think it's an award or something. and i was praying that they would make me open it up and they did. >> reporter: oscar winner reese witherspoon was a producer. her company pacific standard backed wild and gone girl. >> i started my production company two years ago because i saw six of my favorite actresses fighting over a really crappy role in a movie and i thought, we deserve better. we just do. >> reporter: that's your eye on entertainment. suzanne marquez, cbs news los angeles. coming up after your local news on cbs this morning, severe and cold in the northeast. we'll get your forecast. plus a new study on jogging.
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why faster isn't always better. and gayle talks with actor kevin costner about his movie, "black or white." that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm allyson harmolon. thanks for watching. -- captions by vitac --
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. breaking right now fast freezing making for tricky and dining rug morning commute. major road in philadelphia has just reopened after it was covered in ice for hours. we'll have a live report and the latest traffic and weather together. it is tuesday february 3rd, good morning i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. also breaking this morning, a shooting victim in desperate need for help pulls right to up a police district in a bullet riddled car. the latest on that man's condition. an update on the search for the shooter. >> and police investigating a shooting at a rape dough mat victim is barely even a teenager. what landed a 13 year old behind bars. >> all of that and more coming up. let's start with our forecast. >> so much colder than compared to yesterday when you


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