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Watch KLG and Hoda, July 1, 2013: Miranda Cosgrove, Fan of the Week, Pet tips

July 1, 2013 at 12:35 PM ET

Mentioned on the show:
Paula Deen's book publisher dropping the celebrity chef
Jennifer Lopez's apology for serenading Turkmenistan leader
A 4th of July Southern BBQ: Ribs, baked beans, more
Jenni Rivera's sister, new book "Unbreakable"

Video: TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb bring their pups Blake and Bambino to visit the Fourth Hour, where Hoda shows off Blake’s new tricks. The ladies also discuss Paula Deen’s book publisher dropping the cook.

Video: The young actress discusses her returning role as one of the character voices in the animated sequel, and shares details of her new life as a college student at University of Southern California.

Video: Melissa Roberts from Oak Ridge, N.C., is the Fourth Hour fan of the week for constantly tweeting her friends about the show. Even her kids vouch that she is Kathie Lee and Hoda’s No. 1 fan.

Video: Bonnie Fuller, editor-in-chief of HollywoodLife.com, and Roseanne Colletti of NBC’s “Gossip Gram” dish on all things Hollywood, including rumors of Paula Deen being asked to join ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

Video: Harrison Forbes, pet expert and contributing editor to rent.com, shows off some luxurious finds to pamper your pet, from bunk beds and mini-sofas to drinking fountains and plush toys.

Video: Melissa Cookston, world champion barbecue pitmaster and owner of Memphis BBQ Co., prepares baby back ribs with a dry rub and barbecue sauce and turns an ordinary can of baked beans into something special.

Video: Telemundo’s Maria Celeste Arraras got an exclusive interview with Rosie Rivera, sister of the popular Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, who was killed in a plane crash in 2012. Arraras tells TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb that she was surprised by how much she learned about the star through her autobiography, “Unbreakable.”