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Starbucks’ plain red holiday cups are brewing controversy

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Coffee chain Starbucks has removed ornaments and snowflakes from its festive red holiday coffee cups, and some are accusing them of declaring war on Christmas. TODAY’s Matt Lauer says that when he hits Starbuck’s in the very early morning, “I just need the coffee!” And besides, he adds, the red cups can be recycled for Valentine’s Day.