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killing that suspect. that is what's happening today in the bay. i'm back at 7:25 with a live local update. happy black friday shopping. good morning, a black friday frenzy. millions of bargain hunters flooding stores across the country. a live look at the mayhem at the mall and where you can find the best deals. a culture of secrecy. nigella lawson's ex-husband about to take the stand where he is expected to testify about allegations that she allowed her assistant to cover up her own drug use. an olympic torch barrier lights himself on fire adding to the long list of mishaps on the road to sochi while lindsey vonn takes a huge step toward the
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games, back on the slopes after hurting her knee. today, friday, november 29th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to today on this friday morning. the day after thanksgiving. i hope you had a great one. i'm willie geist. >> i'm kate snow along side andrea canning and dylan dreyer. everybody have a nice thanksgivi thanksgiving? >> i had way too much food. i went to the parade. the rockets. >> is this your first one in new york city? >> my first full one. >> it's fun being pregnant on thanksgiving. you keep shoveling in the food. >> we eat for two as it is. you ate for three, i guess. >> it is the black friday shopping rush. bargain hunters spent hours in the cold waiting for the doors to open and an frenzy ensued.
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there aren't too many malls in the country busier today than the mall of america near minneapolis. let's check in with courtney reagan. she is in dayton, ohio. courtney, good morning. >> good morning to you willie. many malls like this one have been open all night long and while those thanksgiving day hours did prove to spread out the crowds, no indication shoppers are anywhere near done yet. it's black friday after all. it's retail's most important day. >> ready, set, spend. black friday. the day consumers an estimated 97 million strong shop sales until they drop and the day retailers pray for profits. this year with more stores opening even on thanksgiving the mad dash started extra early as millions gobbled their pumpkin pie and raced to the mall. >> good time to hang out with the family. get our early christmas shopping done. >> we like to wait until black friday for the shopping deals. >> reporter: what's different
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this year? thanksgiving came late. so there are fewer shopping days until christmas. that means retailers are pulling out all the stops. >> they're in a race to gain market share and they're giving the consumer every opportunity to come into their store and shop early. >> most forecasters say we'll be spending more this year but the economic recovery has been slow leaving consumers spending carefully. forcing stores to do whatever it takes to get you to open your wallet. >> great prices. it doesn't necessarily mean the retailer isn't making money. by the time we get through holiday it's going to be marginal growth at best. >> there's hope for jolly holiday online. the national retail federation estimates online holiday sales will hit 82 billion this year. a 13 to 15% increase over last year. the majority of holiday sales will still come from brick and mortar stores with technology and clothing expected to lead the way. >> all the retailers are doing by throwing all of these
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discounts at us is training the consumer never to pay full price again. >> a lot of places have sales that end at noon. we want to catch those sales before they stop. >> it's fun because just to get out with the big crowds and the hustle and bustle. >> reporter: for all of you nonstop shoppers, don't exhaust yourself too early. cyber monday is just around the corner. and so far online sales off to a strong start. ibm says sales are up 11.5% online. willie, back to you. >> courtney reagan, santa already falling asleep. he has to pace himself. bill simon is the president and ceo of walmart u.s., good morning. >> good morning, willie. how are you doing today? >> i'm good. i assume you got overnight numbers. was it a good thanksgiving for walmart? >> we had a terrific night last night. i was in stores in a couple of different states yesterday and saw customers and associates all happy and shopping. it was really great to see and
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as we toured the market and saw what was happening with competitors, it was a very, very busy shopping day. >> walmart's sales have been sluggish over the last three quarters. you yourself tried to tamp down expectations for holiday numbers. what do you think is driving that? why are you expecting a slow holiday? >> it's very competitive. the market dynamics are interesting too. there's macroeconomic factors, changes in the tax laws earlier in the year as well as some more recent issues with some of the government payments in the snack area on the food business. so customers are challenged and that's why we were out in a big and exciting way on black friday to try to help them make ends meet and so our customers could have a great christmas with their families. >> as the president of a company that prides itself on being family oriented, do you cringe at all about keeping your store open on thanksgiving? was that a hard decision to make? >> we have been open on
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thanksgiving since the 80s. it's what we do. our people are used to working on thanksgiving. they have been there for quite sometime. so opening a little earlier for us because that's what the industry was headed towards wasn't such a big deal. in fact, many people got to go home earlier than they would normally go home on thanksgiving. >> there will be 1500 protests atwal mart stores across the country. some of your associates and people that represent them are saying they want laiving wage. they want about $25,000 a year which just clears the poverty line for a family of four. are you comfortable with the way you're paying your associates atwal mart? >> we're proud of the people that work for us. we are. they do a wonderful job and as you have seen yesterday we went from being the largest food store in the morning to being the largest general merchant in the evening. it's phenomenal of what we do. we are proud of the pay we have. we pay in the top half of the
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retail industry and people will be out asking for me and we understand that frustration after five years of a difficult economy and we're >> with respect, though, mr. simon, many of your employees have come out and said i like working at walmart but i'm not making enough money or getting enough full-time hours that can i feed my family. that i can go to walmart and buy a toy for my kids this holiday season. doesn't that bother you a little bit? >> we have one of the largest percentages of full-time work force in retail and we pay in the top half of retail. our industry is a good industry and it's a great way for people to start. you can enter our company at any level from age 16 to 66 and we have a lot of opportunity for people to progress as they move forward. we provide opportunities and are proud of that and we have seen hundreds of thousands of people who choose to stay for us with ten years and beyond and build a wonderful life for themselves and their families.
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>> very quickly before i let you go, sir. walmart international announced a new ceo earlier in the week. a lot of people thought it would be you. it was not you. are you disappointed? do you feel snubbed? >> i appreciate your interest in my career. thank you very much. that's a wonderful question. we have -- you know, mike duke, our ceo, is retiring. he has done a wonderful job and he's going to spend more time with his family and companies like ours plan transition electives all the time so we're going to move forward and look forward to having a wonderful rest of the day black friday and a wonderful christmas and holiday selling season. >> all right. bill simon president of ceo usa. happy holidays to you. thanks, sir. >> thank you, willie. appreciate it. >> kate? >> willie, thanks. the holidays are over and for the obama administration that means it's time to produce results on the troubled health care website. kristen welker has more on that front morning. kristen, good morning. >> kate, good morning to you.
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>> reporter: the obama administration says the tech experts have been working 24/7 to get the site running smoothly for most americans by tomorrow but they're also trying to downplay expectations. they say this won't be a magical date or a relaunch. according to analysts, though, the president's credibility is on the line. it's crunch time for the obama administration and with the president's poll numbers at record lows, the stakes for vastly improving the health care website by saturday couldn't be higher. >> they have got to come through with a pretty successful completion of a lot of the glitches supposedly they have been working on. >> reporter: the administration says over the past month, tech experts have made hundreds of improvements to healthcare.gov, decreasing error rates and increasing it's speed and ib insist they're on track to have the website support 50,000 users at one time. >> if the bear minimum cannot get online, it will be a political castastrophe. it will most likely boom the
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obama administration the next three years. >> reporter: companies will have to keep enrolling through agents and brokers and insurers they will have to keep enrolling. >> we're disappointed in this functionality being delayed for a year. but the fact that the small business marketplaces aren't up and running in every state so there's no loss in terms of what small businesses have access to. >> reporter: still the negative headlines have put democrats on defense. >> i'm confident once we get through the difficult, rocky start, it will be a successful program. >> reporter: republicans pounced with house majority leader eric cantor writing, once again, president obama has unilaterally delayed another portion of obama care. analysts say the president can rebound, but he is running out of time. >> they have to worry that in the second administration when you're already losing a lot of your influence, that everything else doesn't get drowned out by this one subject. >> reporter: now, if the website
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doesn't work well by saturday, that could dissuade millions from signing up, especially those young healthy americans who are really vital to making sure the law works. it could be tough to initially determine how well the website is functioning, though, since the administration only releases enrollment figures once a month. kate, back to you. >> kristen welker at the white house. a lot of people working this holiday weekend there. >> absolutely. >> as if the shopping season wasn't crazy enough. now, andrea, gunfire outside a mall in chicago? >> yes. grab your body armor when you go out to the stories. overnight shopping got off to a chaotic start outside of in romeoville, illinois. a shop-lifter tried to get away. officers confronted a suspect that allegedly dragged one of the officers while trying to get away prompting the other officer to open fire. one officer and the driver were hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries. three people are under arrest. anxious moments in missouri when a natural gas pipeline exploded.
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the blast could be seen and felt from miles around and turned the sky organic near sedalia, missouri. no reports of any injuries. it's unclear what caused the explosion. nato will investigate a deadly air strike thursday in afghanistan. an air strike said to have killed a child and wounded two women. it happened in heldmand province. nato deeply regrets any civilian causalities. president karzi condemned it. >> meantime, a drone strike during the night killed a suspected militant in pakistan. >> dramatic video of the crane collapse in the world cup stadium in saopalo, brazil. it killed two workers. a safety engineer warned his supervisor of problems at the site. thursday's schedule launch was aborted right before the plane liftoff because of a last
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minute glitch. the rocket is carrying a new communication satellite. encouraging news about lindsey vonn as she recovers from a partially torn ligament in her right knee from a training crash. on thursdays, she was back on the slopes in vail post this selfie on facebook. she calls the first day back on the snow awesome and says she is happy to be doing what she loves. not hard to guess -- skiing. she has not ruled out returning to competition next month. there's a new top dog this morning. an american fox hound named jewel was the big winner at the national dog show, taking home the best in show at valley forge, pennsylvania. jewels will be here later in the program. it was a down to the wire finish last night between the baltimore ravens and pittsburgh steelers. pittsburgh appeared to score twice in the closing minutes. both times, overruled by replay. and then trailing late in the game, pittsburgh tried to tie it with a two-point play. a play that slipped through the
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hands of emmanuel sanders. baltimore won it 22-20. a spilled drink is costing brooklyn nets coach jason kidd big bucks. video replay showing kidd is apparently telling tayshaun taylor to hit him before he spilled his drink. it stopped the clock late in the game, after the nets were out of time-outs. kidd said the cup just slipped in his hand, but he is being fined $50,000 by the nba and they still lost to the lakers. >> yeah. i saw this yesterday. it doesn't get old. >> i like his style. that's an expensive spill, though. 50 grand. >> and it didn't work. they didn't win. so i don't know. >> andrea, thanks a lot. dylan dreyer has a first check of the weather for us. it was a cold thanksgiving. still a wind burn on my face from the parade. it is cold across most of the country. look at the southeast right now. temperatures in the 20s in jackson. 52 in tampa. 62 in miami. so you have to head real far
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south to get into the warmer air but all across the northeast temperatures will be running 10 to 20 degrees below average. factor in a little bit of a breeze and it's going to feel a whole lot colder but on the west coast, that's where all the warm temperatures are, running about 5 to 10 degrees above average. that's a look at the weather across the country, your local forecast is coming up in just 30 seconds. [ whistling wind ] don't worry, santa will find us. ♪ [ female announcer ] this christmas, light santa's way with the hallmark santa signal ornament. only available at hallmark gold crown stores. time is 7:15.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. grab your coat if you're heading out for black friday shopping. it's cold out there. i want to take you through your forecast though for the city of oakland. 59 at lunch time. 66 in the heat of the day so comfortable across the bay area. highs are going to be in the upper 60s along the peninsula, south bay good. mid market 65 and san francisco warm in the north bay and the east bay. >> tillan, thank you very much. the trial of celebrity chef nigella lawson's former personal assistants is making headlines around the globe. not only for the incredibly lavish life style they're accused of living through fraud but also of the stunning allegations of drug abuse against lawson. nbc's michelle kosinski has the latest from a london suburb. michelle, good morning. >> hi, willie. >> reporter: it has been slow go here. just listening to all the purchases that the personal assistants allegedly made for themselves on nigella's then
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her husband's credit cards. he is scheduled to testify for the prosecution today. he now says he believes the assistants he accuses of stealing when they say nigella let them spend in return for keeping her alleged daily cocaine habit a secret. today her ex-husband, the alleged victim here, is expected to testify, but he has said he believes the sisters. he and nigella got a speedy and private divorce after pictures surfaced showing them fighting at a london restaurant. the alleged drug abuse, he says, was, quote, confirmed to me by others in and around the household. the assistants lived rent-free at nigella lawson's home earning salaries of more than $40,000. they racked up in five years more than $1,000,000 in personal items on their boss's credit cards. francesca hit up designer boutiques nearly every day.
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chan chanel, and many others stores. staying at the ritz in paris and soho house on her boss's dime ringing up more than $100,000 in that month in on her boss' dime. the sisters in one year with drew nearly 100,000 just in cash for themselves and say they admitted to at least some of it. were apologetic and wanted to pay it back but when presented with a plan to dock their pay slight, angrily said they were being treated worse than slaves. but the defense says they had an agreement with nigella that they would keep secret her daily cocaine use and abuse of prescription drugs. >> saachi and lawson were a golden couple and we're learning things about them. they're only allegations at this stage which i dare say they would rather were not brought out into the cold light of day. >> reporter: this has been an unusual look inside the finances
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of an extremely wealthy family. the amount that was spent just by household half amounted to well over $1.5 million every year. but the finance director said it was never scrutinized because the couple didn't have time for what they considered to be trivial matters. willie? >> wow. that's a lot of money and some pretty wild act saiss. accusations. thank you so much. let's check in with mario armstrong. he is manning the orange room this morning for carson. >> yes. trying to fill in for carson daly. big shoes to fill. good morning to you as well and good morning to you at home. it's black friday if you haven't heard that by now but we have been checking you out online. seeing all the pictures coming into the #orangeroom. keep those pictures coming in but the real question we're asking this morning is where are you doing your black friday shopping? nielsen's have come out with a study that says 13% are in store where 51% are shopping online. so we took it to our facebook page and asked you, what do you think you're going to be doing
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for shopping on black friday? 76%, no shopping for me. some online and some in store. if i buy anything it will be online at the grocery store. jesse says, no shopping. i don't need stress or a black eye before christmas just to save $50. i think a lot of people can agree to that. back over to you guys. keep it coming in on #oranger m #orangeroom. >> there's a lot of that sentiment of i'm not going near the stores. >> right. >> i'd rather be in my pajamas. >> that's why i do online shopping. >> some of the deals are much better in the store than online. it's worth it to slug it out. >> not worth it. she is a mom, coming up, and a professor and now she is accused of murder. today patricia esparza speaks out from behind bars. plus the duchess of cambridge steps out to rub elbows with very special athletes. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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a very good friday morning to you. i'm laura garcia-cannon. right now the chp is on the scene after woman struck by a garbage truck on east bound interstate 80 near the seventh street off ramp in san francisco. the chp initially told us the woman was killed, but paramedics on the scene found signs of life and rushed her to sf general. traffic remains backed up. >> this morning investigators trying to figure out a motive behind a violent crime spree in san jose. the suspect was shot to death by police. it started when the man stabbed three people near regional medical center, stole a van, leading police on a short chase the wrong way on 680. he then ended up near mabry road
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and kirks glenn drive. that's where the suspect rammed one of the patrol cars. at some point one officer fired, hitting the suspect at least once. the van crashed into a tree. the suspect died at the scene. the officer involved is now on leave. the three stabbing victims are expected to survive. i want to check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. a nice day ahead. >> nice day. good morning to you, laura. hard to believe we're at the end of november with the beautiful clear sky over san francisco to kick off black friday. temperatures comfortable so we're starting out chilly in the 40s, a couple 30s in the north bay so bundle up up there. look at where we're headed by the end of the day, temperatures are going to climb out of the 40s, into the 70s. so comfortable numbers. 65 in san francisco, the east bay 71, 70 degrees today looking really good out in the north bay. and your city by city highs look like this. 68 degrees, 68 in sausalito and
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68 in fremont with changes around the corner. they are going to come in quick. a comfy finish with bright sunshine. mild, cooler and then next week the coldest air of the season so far old man winter is going to come knocking on the door. major cooling. i want to show you our seven-day forecast. look at the difference between sunday and monday. dropping by 10 degrees, then talking about the low 50s as highs wednesday into thursday. it's going to get cold. >> no kidding. we'll have to bundle up.
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a beautiful sunrise on this morning after thanksgiving. it is rays. november 29th, 2013. i want to see your sunrises too, #todaysunrise. that's the mall of america. let's call it the calm before the storm on this black friday. quite for now. we know that's about to change, though. here's a look at what's making headlines today. the black friday free for all well underway at malls and shopping centers throughout the country. out searching for deep discounts this morning. >> gunfire erupted outside a store in chicago. a police officer was injured and shot after a struggle in the parking lot there. >> lindsey vonn back on the slopes today just ten days after
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injuring her knee during a training run in colorado. good news there. >> yeah and i would just never go on the slopes again. >> but she is fearless. >> completely fearless. >> she has to train. >> absolutely. >> coming up, why chinese couples are spending more than $100,000 to hire american women as surrogates to have their families. >> and where the bargains are today. we have a checklist for you this morning. >> let's begin with a mom and respected professor facing trial for the murder of a man that she says raped her. you sat down with her in jail for her first indepth interview. >> yes. it was a powerful interview. patricia esparza was offered a deal. plead guilty to manslaughter for three years behind bars. she turned it down because she refuses to plead guilty for something she didn't do. she is saying she had nothing to
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do with the murder of the man that raped her. >> never ever did i make any indication that i wanted him to be harmed. >> reporter: she overcame a childhood of poverty and abuse to become a psychology professor and raise a child in switzerland. now she sits in this jail facing a potential life sentence for the murder of a man she says raped her in her college dorm room. she never reported the rape to police but told her former boyfriend. he became so enraged he forced her to join him and associates and they confronted ramirez. >> what was your role in that? what happened to you that night? >> i was dragged, pressured, bullied intimidated into that night when they actually took ramirez. >> reporter: he was found beaten
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to death but esparza says she left that night never knowing that he had been murdered. >> i never saw him dead but i was terrorized by the violence that i witnessed. >> reporter: she says he frightened him into keeping quite and even coerced her to marry him so she couldn't testify against him. >> it just hurts me that i had been raped and instead of consoling me he destroyed the rest of my life. you know, the abuse was difficult. the rape was difficult. but dragging me through that night haunts me. >> reporter: she remarried and had had a child abroad. she hugged her husband in court. >> she is desperate to make
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herself the victim on this case. she is not a victim on this case. she is a defendant on this case. >> reporter: she and van and two others face a murder trial. there are definitely a lot of inaccuracies in esparza's claims. they all pled not guilty but she and her family say this cold case is only going forward because she told prosecutors what happened. >> they would have let me go if i had stayed quite but i decided i'm not going to fight extradition. i'm a lot older now. i can't continue to be afraid by these people. >> when prosecutors first contacted her they said we know you were a victim but once she told her story they changed her mind and charged her as a co-defendant. we'll know more about the evidence when the preliminary hearing comes up next month. it could come down to the word of that of her against her boyfriend. >> you also have a date line out
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of georgia? >> this is a cold case solved by new dna technology. nothing new there. it's what happened after the case was closed that literally shocked everyone in the story including all of us at dateline. it unfolded before our eyes and it's one of the weirdest stories i have ever covered. >> well, there's a tease. >> there's a plug. >> one of the weirdest. and you have covered some weird things. >> yeah and i couldn't wait to come face to face with one of the people in this hour to challenge -- it was just very bizarre. >> interesting. >> we'll be watching that. thanks andrea. >> dylan dreyer is here with a check of the weather, right? >> yeah. >> announcer: today's weather is brought to you by keurig. >> and the good news is most of the country is nice and quite today. there's really not a whole lot going on in the satellite and radar. a couple of light showers through southern california. also in the pacific northwest, a few showers in seattle today. down in florida, there are
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clouds making their way off the coast. not going to be too much of a big deal. especially down near fort lauderdale. we have a gorgeous picture from the earth cam down that way. we will top out around 75 degrees or so. not too bad. but for the most part a mix of sun and clouds and a good deal of sunshine throughout the day today. a little breezy too. that always makes you feel cooler but we're looking >> we're starting out right about average but we're going to see temperatures above average this afternoon. good morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. this is san jose, this is the rest of the bay area. completely clear start to your black friday. temperatures are chilly, mostly in the 40s but we're headed toward the 60s and 70s. as we get into this afternoon, 68 degrees in saratoga and san jose. 68 in menlo park. mission district same for you, 68. in the 70s out in livermore and pleasanton this afternoon.
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u.s. citizen. well, this is the next level of that. since it's illegal in china, chinese couples that can't get pregnant are now turning to american surrogates. >> for linda and her husband, the path to parenthood hasn't been easy. >> four years ago i have a disease. so i can't give birth to baby. >> reporter: so like a growing number of chinese families, they turned to an american woman to carey their child. >> some people told us it's legal in the united states so we searched information on the website. >> reporter: websites like these advertising services in the united states. but that's not all they're selling. in mandarine this talks about the 14th amendment to the constitution. the one that says babies born in the united states are automatically u.s. citizens. therefore giving birth to a
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child in the u.s. guarantees the little darling citizenship and all the benefits there of. >> what do chinese couples say for you? >> harvard, yale, princeton. they want them to come here and get a great education and by them being united states citizens they won't have a problem coming back and getting accepted to the colleges. >> she is at extraordinary conception. an agency that matches surrog e surrogates and egg donors with families. >> 55% is chinese clients. >> 55%? >> yes. >> is that up from say a year ago? >> it has definitely grown 20 to 30% from last year. >> it was very fulfilling. >> reporter: last month janice gave birth to a baby boy for a chinese couple. >> i could not live my life without any three children and the thought of giving that to somebody else is really the main reason why i did it. >> reporter: agencies help
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chinese families secure american birth certificates, social security cards and passports before they head home to china. >> how much does it cost to have an american surrogate? >> anywhere between 120 to 140,000. >> not cheap. >> no. >> included in that price, the ability to choose the baby's sex. >> they were choosing to do a gender selection. they were choosing they wanted a boy. >> reporter: and some chinese couples that haven't used their own sperm or eggs asked for a tall blonde egg donor. >> by using a young lady that's taller that they will also have taller children themselves. >> reporter: linda says all they were hoping for was exactly what their american surrogate gave them, a healthy child. >> without her we can't get our baby. >> a lot of parents can relate to that feeling but there are some including members of congress that think chinese couples are taking advantage of the u.s. policy on citizenship. they have talked about passing
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legislation to change the practices but it's hard to change the u.s. constitution. on the other side, all of this is bringing money into our economy because these chinese couples are coming over and paying medical bills in cash. they're paying for ivf and it's fuelling economic growth. >> it's interesting how they want to choose the tall and the blonde -- >> yes. >> you know, you can sort of mess with -- >> yes. >> mother nature. >> you can choose the gender and who is going to be your egg donor. >> expensive proposition. >> these are wealthy chinese families doing this. >> fascinating story. thank you. >> coming up, the world's first floating city. how many passengers will fit on this massive cruise ship and why you won't have to board from the port of call. but up next, we'll check in with mario in the orange room. he has jimmy fallon's latest mash up video. a holiday spoof that's going viral. but first, these messages. my mother and my grandmother are very old fashioned.
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all right. let's check in with digital lifestyle expert, our good buddy mario armstrong filling in for carson in the orange room. >> all thanksgiving holiday we have been asking you why i'm thankful. keep that coming in. great to see. i'm thankful that i surprised the in-laws! yea! who feels me out there? someone does. but i'm not the only one. last night, jimmy fallon got into the thanksgiving spirit with help from rashida jones and carrie underwood. giving us all something to really laugh about for turkey day. check out this clip. ♪ my pants are coming undone
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a very good friday morning to you. 7:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. police are asking for help identifying a burglar, take a look. a surveillance camera in the homeowner's bedroom snapped these two photos of the man as he made his way through the home on addison court tuesday afternoon. the suspect was talking on a smart phone with what appears to be a red case. to get in police say he broke the glass in the back patio sliding door. >> right now chp on the scene of a woman struck by a garbage truck on the seventh street off ramp. the chp told us the woman was killed but paramedics on the scene found signs of life. i want to take a look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. >> hey, good morning to you. all the microclimates showing the same clear sky across the bay area. it's a pretty day shaping up. changes out in the north bay,
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temperatures a little on the cool side to start. east bay good, 59 at lunch, 56 in the heat of the day. it's cold enough for patchy frost in places like santa rosa. that will change. we expect to hit the upper 60s to low 70s just about everywhere. 68 in saratoga. about 67 in los altos. the inner richmond 68. 66 degrees in fremont. so we do have changes headed our way. i want to make sure you're aware of that. if you want to find out your forecast it's scrolling at the bottom of the screen. the trend for the greater bay area is going to change. i want to show you redwood city friday, 69, by sunday we'll cool down to 70, then between sunday and monday the numbers drop like a rock and we could be facing our first hard freeze of the season as we get into next week. best chance looks like wednesday into thursday. i want to put that out there for everybody. >> i'm listening because you better enjoy this weekend.
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it's 8:00 on today. coming up, let the door busting begin. the annual black friday crowd stormed stores as the holiday shopping season kicks off. plus the american fox hound that was the crowned jewel at the american dog show. and a special concert from one republic, live in our studio, today, november 29th, 2013. [ music playing ] >> hi mom and dad in california. >> the last time he was here he was in my belly. >> and now i'm back.
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>> we're honeymooning all the way from tupelo, mississippi, y'all. >> we watch you every morning at breakfast. >> it's my first day. i'm going to turn 100. >> and welcome back to today on this morning after thanksgiving. an absolutely massive crowd out here on the plaza stretching all the way from 49th street down to 48th. this is a concert level crowd. this is really cool. >> yeah, they chose us instead of the stores. >> shopping, is that what's going on? >> we have friends from all over the country joining us on the plaza. i'm willie geist with kate snow and dylan dreyer. the rest of the gang has the morning up. >> and coming up, if you're heading out shopping, we have a survival guide for you. before you leave the house, we'll tell you where the best deals are.
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everything from toys to tvs, fashion and more. >> nice to see janice drunking in there. i didn't see that coming. >> but first we'll check the top stories inside with andrea canning this morning. >> thank you, good morning everyone. shoppers chasing or stampeding black friday bargains have been bo flocking to main streets and malls all night long. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. i'm here in dayton, ohio getting a good indication of what's going on in america's heart land. this mall opened up at 8:00. still going strong. the biggest traffic we saw as far as shoppers was last night, that thanksgiving night. a bit of a break overnight but then it's beginning to pick up again today here. consumers telling us they're finding good deals on everything from electronics to apparels. two of the hottest categories here. it appears that walmart and target are doing very well so
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far. both retailers reporting a strong increase in sales and traffic both online and in store. for consumers, they can expect to see the door buster deals rolling out throughout the weekend. what's at stake for retailers? nearly everything. it's hard to recover if you stumble on black friday weekend. the national retail federation expects 97 million folks to hit the stores today. back to you. >> thank you, courtney. a cosmic mystery is puzzling researchers who aren't sure what happened to the comet of the century yesterday. there's evidence that some of it survived. they have been watching the come met which is basically a big dirty snowball for more than a year. >> a ferry boat crash injured nearly 80 people traveling from hong kong. it struck an unidentified object
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in the water. the accident came about one year after a ferry crash that killed 39 people. hong kong's worst maritime tragedy in decades. kate, the duchess of cambridge was a good sport last night joining british athletes at a ball that helps the next generation of olympic and paraolympic athletes. her dress sold out in minutes after she appeared in it. >> several holidays rolled into one in atlanta last night. shoppers counted down to a giant christmas tree lighting. topping it off a country music concert and spectacular fireworks finale. it's 8:04. i can't wait for lighting on the plaza next week. >> sounds exciting. andrea, thank you so much. now, all the way down the plaza to dylan for a look at the forecast. >> good morning, guys. it's always great when you can
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check off the bucket list but what are you missing? >> my bacon. i love bacon. >> straight up missing bacon. but it's at the hotel. somebody save this woman some bacon. we are looking at a pretty nice day across most of the country. we have today's pick city, heading out to billings, montana. nice mild day. about 10 degrees above average with a good amount of sunshine. especially today and tomorrow. temperatures hovering around 50 degrees. we will see rain and snow move in by sunday. elsewhere across the country, though, it's just a little bit cold. especially in the northeast, temperatures 10 to 20 degrees below average. we're only going to be in the teens and 20s across the northeast and up into new england. as for rain, not too much of that coming up on the map. people are out and about shopping today and should stay mainly quite as we head into the weekend >> hey, thank you, dillon. 8:05. black friday morning in the bay area is certainly cold out there. you can see it's nice and clear. all the microclimates showing
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you the same beautiful blue sky. along the peninsula 47 degrees right now. you can see we do have a little haze out there, but no low clouds to tell you about. no flight delays out of sfo. if you are trying to get out of town, looking good there. otherwise, highs are going to be comfortable. 68 in saratoga. 6 in menlo park, and san francisco is looking good. right around 68 in the inner richmond district. temperatures tumbled at the beginning of next week. hope you have a fantastic day. and it must be the day after thanksgiving. this is the biggest crowd i have ever seen on the plaza. back over to you guys way over there. >> we're going to come out and spend more time with them in a few minutes. meanwhile not everybody walked away or flew away from the macy's thanksgiving day . parade unska unscaved. >> and with all of you looking a little bit scruffy it's time to [ doorbell rings ] donuts?
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[ male announcer ] hurry in for black friday deals, like 20% off all artificial christmas trees at lowe's. ♪ i hear you're quite the expert at waking people up in the morning. let me show you how grandma does it. ♪ you're daddy made this when he was a little boy. ♪ this is your dad in my house, where he had his first christmas. thanks for making the coffee. well look who's up. i'm really glad you're here, mom. me too. ♪ look who's here! back now at 8:10 with a look at what's trending today. the pizza hunt manager fired for refusing to open his restaurant on thanksgiving has a big
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decision to make today. he was canned after telling the franchise owner it's the employee's right not to work on a holiday. here's what he said on msnbc. >> it's not right. i don't agree with it. i'm not going to agree to open the store. >> well, pizza hut corporate agreed. they don't own the store but pizza hut stepped in anyway calling tony's firing a serious error in judgment. now the local franchise owner is giving tony his job back but he's not sure if he wants it back at this point. >> we all have the same question. why does anybody really? i don't want to disrespect anyone but why do you want to go to pizza hut on thanksgiving? >> those are my guys. >> i like pizza hut. just not thanksgiving. >> kate is still hungry. >> it made that whole question about whether we're doing a little too much on thanksgiving. maybe we should all just get a board game out and sit with the family. >> that's the point tony was trying to make.
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>> go tony. >> remember yesterday we showed you this incredible video of this massive traffic jam, nothing new really on the 405 in los angeles. >> looks pretty. >> we were saying the same thing. they were sitting there for 8 hours. >> what would you do? what would you pay to get out of that kind of a traffic jam? this is a question that a growing number of frustrated drives are asking themselves because there's a spread now of express toll lanes around the country where you pay to get out of gridlock for a fee, sometimes as much as 90 cents a mile you can go in a special lane where you get to go faster. >> yeah. >> go for it. >> $100 a mile just to get out of that. >> but critics are calling it the lexus lane. >> you take the existing hov lane and if you have one person, if you pay you can ride the hov lane. >> but is that fair to people that can't afford to pay it? >> will that get backed up too? >> what will that do to the other lanes?
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>> i don't think the lexus lane would have on that night. >> no that just looked awful. >> well, there is no traffic on the high seas so this next item might have a lot of appeal for people. take a look at the computer generated imagines showing what would be the first floating city and largest vessel ever built. it would be a mile long, 25 stories high. so it's not a cruise ship. more like a city. would house 50,000 people and sail all around the world and have a casino, art gallery, aquarium park, shopping center. >> with one plumbing system? >> a mile long? >> yes. can you imagine 25 stories? but we have all of these cruise ship problems. i know it's not a cruise ship but would it be the same -- >> is it like being trapped on a cruise ship forever if you live there. >>? lots of conga lines and stuff
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like that. >> you look at the pier lines across the hudson river. those are massive. i can't imagine this thing. it's incredib. >> i'll never go on a cruise to begin with. >> really? >> i don't think i could. >> the idea of being -- >> that's what everybody says. i'll try it out some day. but kids everywhere are getting an early christmas present. at first it was looking like we were going to get high winds but the balloons flew over at the macy's thanksgiving day parade but there was one problem. there was one super hero snag. it happened right in the beginning. spid spiderman's arm got stuck in a tree on central park and it wasn't good for the rest of the parade. but he flew on. >> we watched from over 6th avenue, our nbc studios for nightly news were on 6th avenue and my kids came in and we watched out the windows in the warmth.
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>> it was freezing. >> there was a big hole in spiderman's arm. >> he is pretty bruised up to begin with. it's one of the older balloons. >> i thought the same thing. he almost needs a make over. >> but spidey finished the parade bad arm and all. that's what's trending today. coming up where the bargains are on this black friday but first all month we have been letting our beards grow as you may have noticed to raise awareness and money for men's health issues like prostate and testicular cancer. but movember is about the mo. that's slang for mustache in aus trail w -- australia. >> reporter: as facial hair goes, the mustache being mundane and mysterious. >> i prefer to investigate the scene of the crime.
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>> to adult film industry to criminals who wore them and then in the 70s and 80s they became this fashion icon and then they totally went away. >> reporter: like bell-bottoms they had gone out of style until adam's brother convinced him and 30 of their friends it was time for it to make a come back. >> everybody would stop us and ask us and the conversation fell flat. >> reporter: but at least it was a conversation and that gave these mustache men an idea. >> we were inspired by the women around us and what they were doing for breast cancer and we thought there's nothing for men's help. >> reporter: so they hoped to grow awareness for issues that impact men. they learned that prostate cancer will strike one in six men in the united states. that testicular cancer is most common in men under 35 and even the suicide rate is four times higher than women. >> it's about breaking down
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stigmas and it's gone on to become the gateway for men to get engaged in their health and have conversations. >> for movember employee tom whiteside the conversation is personal. >> i didn't go to the doctor. >> after months of night sweats and ignored symptoms his mom pushed him to seek help. >> it was stage four by the time they found it. >> reporter: six years later, tom is cancer free. he is hoping his mustache will encourage more men to go to the doctor. and along with others he is hoping to raise money for research. >> mine, we call it a ginger mo. it's the lamest mustache but raises the most awareness and fun. >> more than 3 million mustaches have been cultivated and groomed raising over 400 $$440 million. and that raises the mustache to a lofty level. >> i wake up every morning and
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go my life has become about a mustache. about changing the face of men's health. >> reporter: for today, carson daly in los angeles. >> and those guys were a big inspiration for us to get on board and do something ourselves. on monday -- >> it's a big day. >> we're going to take these down but in a special way that involves you the viewers. we're going to ask you for input. >> you could have done the mustache but the beard -- >> it's been a long month dylan. >> i love all the men on the show but i like your beard. i think it looks the best on you. >> you're panderring because i'm sitting next to you. >> but i mean it. it looks pretty good. >> we have all, by the way, matt, carson, and al and i have chosen men's health charities. go to today.com and see which one we have chosen and if you decide to help out a little bit the organizations would be very grateful. in the meantime, now, let's head outside to kate. >> okay. willie, thanks.
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it is time to start your holiday savings. we're doing a black friday whip. we have gathered three experts to tell you how and where to find the best deals possible. but first up, special deals for you, for fashion and your home. elizabeth has the scoop. >> good morning. >> so is it too late? should we have started on thanksgiving? >> no, but most door busters go until 1:00today. watch this and go. >> get out the door. >> old navy. >> old navy all day, 50% off in the store. it's an unprecedented store. >> half off? >> everything. boys, girls, you name it. everything in the store. >> that's pretty good. >> next up, macy's. they have got great deals on sweaters, 39.99. diamond earrings that originally retailed for 550 are under $150 right now. >> those are pretty big too. >> they're real diamonds. >> real diamonds. next up kohl's has 500 amazing
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door busters. you can get a scarf for 8.99. a puffer vest for men for 14.99. blankets are 8.99 and small appliances originally $39, now $7.99. >> crock pot, a waffle maker. one of my favorite deals is from bloomingdales, an expresso. they're doing an entire bundle for $99.99 which is amazing. that's a door buster. you have to get there by 1:00. you get like a $15 bloomingdale card for every $50 and also you get double points if you use your loyalty card. sheet sets, those are $39. usually retail for $150 and because free is always better than cheap. >> free is good. >> you can go to seattle's best facebook page and log on and you can get a coffee that brews a
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four cup pot. >> totally free coffee? >> totally free. >> also free you can go to jcpenney. they're giving you a snow globe with your purchase. you can get luggage 60% off and sam's club has free breakfast all morning. they're doing it healthy and they also have dyson 43% off. very hard to ever get dyson on sale. >> i get that but don't buy me a vacuum cleaner for christmas. >> you can also head to dyson.com where they're doing 25% off as well. so a lot of stuff that very rarely goes on sale you can find today. >> okay. thank you. >> thank you. >> next up, black friday's top tech deals. natalie is a contributor and top expert. good morning. >> good morning. >> we're talking about online and in stores. >> that's right. if you don't want to pound the pavement, you can pound your keyboard. >> 40 inch samsung tv. >> this is a 40 inch plaza.
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morally $829 and now on sale for $479. it's a good tv, and also web enabled. >> iphone aren't something we see on sale too often. >> they almost never go on sale. walmart has a good deal where they're running the 5 c and 5-s. you get a $75 gift card atwal mart. this is only $45 out of pocket. when you get the $75 back you're getting paid for it. >> the iphone is $45. >> the 5-s is normally $199. >> that's incredible. >> at&t, big deals on black friday. including something free. >> this is an asus tablet running windows and it's free with the contract. you do have to buy the contract for the tablet but you get it out the door for free. >> what about this? >> these are speakers, normally $99 and they're on sale for $39. >> okay. >> and they're portable.
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>> where do we get them? >> all at at&t. >> okay. over here we have kindle. >> if you go to best buy you'll get really great deals on the kindle. this is the kindle fire. it's normally $199. you get it for $99. and then just the regular kindle, the screen here is the black and white e-reader tablet. $49. >> how about office max? >> office max has a lot of great deals. this is a good printer, $289 on sale from $99. it has a really great app where you can take a cute picture on your smartphone and send it to your printer and print it out. it's also a scanner. >> how quick should i move? >> you should move quick. santa's elves are trying to make them quickly. >> andrea. >> thank you, willie. finally, it's all about the kids, isn't it? so janice lieberman is here. i knew i got this one for a reason. i have three little girls and i
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haven't bought anything. >> and one on the way. >> walmart. 30% off of all barbie and legos. all models excluding clearance. that's huge. that never happens. >> so i have time. >> you'll have a few hours. >> i was thinking about some barbies. >> don't watch but the barbies are amazing and they don't go on sale to this degree. >> perfect. >> now we have this fabulous disney bike. pick it up at target for $57. it's usually 80. these are huge. these are beats over the ear head phones. they rarely go on sale. they are $119. that's a $60 savings. they were big last year. they're big again this year. >> is this more for teens or tweens. >> is that on your list? >> not yet. >> let's move over to toys "r" us. >> this is the most adorable
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thing i have ever seen. >> my kids would go nuts in that thing. >> usually $200, $100. 50% off. >> that's a great deal. >> and for the boys or girls we have the stack system. it's the basketball system. usually sells for $80. just $40. you put it outside. >> it's not going to take up a lot of the drive way either. >> yeah. and a satellite scooter, 50% off. this is electric. >> that's a good deal. >> $70. i love this. my son has been asking for one of those. and this never goes on sale, these are leapfrog software also very cheep. you have to get out there. >> thank you. >> while supplies last. >> thank you so much. coming up, one republic live in concert. but first, your local news.
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i'm laura garcia cannon. fremont police helping identifying a burglar. a surveillance camera in the homeowner's bedroom snapped these photos of the man as he made his way to the home on addison court. the suspect was talking on a smart phone with what appears to be a red case. to get in police say he broke the glass in the back patio sliding door. right now the chp is still on the scene of a woman struck by a garbage truck on the eastbound interstate 08 7th street off ramp. it happen at 5:30 this morning. chp initially said the woman was killed, but paramedics found signs of life, and she was rushed to sf general. >> good morning to you, laura
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and good morning to you at home. it's a cold start to the black friday. right now we're at 37 degrees in santa rosa. later on today 70 degrees. a nice rebound headed our way. 68 along the peninsula today with changes headed our way. we'll have the seven-day forecast in a few moepts. right now, back to you, laura. >> we'll have another local news update in half hour or so. be safe on the roadways if you are traveling or making some holiday black friday sales today. have a great one. we'll see you at 8:55.
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it's november 29th, 2013. just a massive postthanksgiving day crowd enjoying the morning on rockefeller plaza on the way to do a little shopping no doubt. >> yes. we were just loistening to counting stars by one republic.
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that wasn't an accident. they're here this morning. >> that song is great but the whole album is good. >> and they're going to help you reinvent all the thanksgiving left overs. they are amazing cooks. and monday is a special day around here. we'll be kicking off our 20th annual toy drive. consider bringing a gift for a child in need. we helped millions of families over the years. that kicks off monday. >> you can also go to today.com. >> always a lot of fun. this is jewel, an american fox hound that won best in show at the dog show. of course mr. john o hulrey served as host. how are you feeling? >> great. >> among all the thankful people, this is the most
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thankful dog in america right now. seven best in show wins. >> wow. >> this is a little bit of history from the hound group, we haven't had one at the national dog show. >> yes, sir. >> they're a very rare breed. this is the george washington breed. this is the breed he used to hunt foxes. so like 300 years of history in this dog. >> you call her a diva tomboy? >> absolutely. but a winner yesterday nonetheless. 1600 dogs. we witteled it down to here best in show. >> talk about the moment when you're waiting to hear the announcement of best in show? >> i was sitting there wondering could it be us? and it was. >> i would say of the 12 years we have been doing the show, such a great representation of dogs. >> we were just talking about what a tradition. you watch the parade, you watch
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the dog show, you watch football. it has to be cool to be part of the american tradition. >> it has been fun. we celebrate the things our family loves the best, each other and our dogs. >> and i want to point out the book -- >> well, this was called the perfect dog. my son asked me a question last year, he said daddy is there a dog that is perfect. so i answered in this poem that ends with the phrase the dog that is perfect is the one next to you and that's how we all feel on the dog show. >> jewel is pretty perfect. congratulations lisa. john, great job again. >> happy holidays to all of you. >> thank you so much. >> and the show replays by the way. >> tomorrow night. we'll be back again, 8:00 to 10:00 on primetime to see the national dog show presented by purina. >> how about a check of the weather? >> yes, it's going to be a nice day across most of the country. that's a good thing with a lot of people out and about traveling today.
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we're looking for temperatures to be on the cooler side, though. we'll be about 10 to 15 degrees below average in the northeast and that will sort of moderate as we go into this weekend. we'll see the showers go into the northwest as you go into tonight and tomorrow. sunday those will linger. it's not a fast moving system and it's going to produce snow into idaho and montana too. we'll see the snow fly. the southern half of the country is looking good as temperatures start to warm back up in the southeast and back through texas too and the southwest. 8:34. good friday morning to you. i'm meteorologist christina loren. taking a live look at beautiful downtown san francisco. not a cloud in the sky. our camera is shaking a little bit, and it's a little hazy out there, but overall we're looking good. our temperatures are in the upper 40s. we're going to climb from the 40s into the 70s in some cities later on today. 71 in the east bay. we're looking good from the 70s in the north bay.
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68 degrees along the peninsula as well. changes throughout this weekend. temperatures are going to tumble between sunday and monday. look at the dropoff. 70 to 59 degrees in redwood city. birthdays on the same sign. you're 10 and you're 15. all right. back over to kate. >> all right. well, we are wrapping up our annual series thanks and giving. it's about the amazing work going on at st. jude. marlowe thomas is here. >> today's a big day for us. >> and all of these kids. >> and you're decorating the tree. i love having you here. >> you know st. jude is america's hospital because we treat children from communities all over america and our funding comes from the people of america. our scientific discoveries go out all across america. my brother tony likes to say our laboratories may not be in your communities but our discoveries are. >> because kids in the hospitals all over the u.s. are benefitting from the work being done. >> the life blood of our hospital is the money that we
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raised. since we're a national resource this is a national campaign. thanks and giving. and you can go to stores. god bless the "today" show. they always show our partners. >> today is the kick off? >> today is the kick off. you try and get people. they go to the registers. what do you want them to do? >> we want them to leave a donation. cvs and k-mart and game stop and best buy, they're all going to be asking you to leave a little something for the children of st. jude. that's all you have to do. add it to your invoice. it's going to help to save these children's lives and for us to be able to get the finist science and finest care. >> these are great kids. >> thanks for being here guys. >> they should be bundled up. >> what do you want for christmas? >> a tablet. >> like an ipad? >> yeah. >> not a tablet to draw on. >> no. >> okay, that's wonderful. well, marlowe, thank you as
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always. you do this every year with us. we're so proud of our relationship with st. jude. >> we mean this. it's a wonderful thing. moms and dads everywhere are understanding there is a place to go and nobody else knows what's going to turn and 75% of our money comes from the public. because nobody paid and we're not for profit. this is a very important day for us. >> thanks for being with us again kids. thanks for decorating our tree for us. up next, we're going to have left overs. aren't you? they do amazing thing with left overs. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: today at the rink is brought to you by folgers. the best part of waking up is folgers in your cup. >> all right. this is a huge treat. here with us is legendary men's figure skating champion and gold
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medallist brian boitano. i grew up worshipping you. >> thank you. >> how was thanksgiving? >> it was great. >> now you have to burn it off. >> i'm lucky i fit into spandex. >> yes. so you're here to preview a great special coming up on nbc. >> yeah, pandora holiday memories on ice. we have the holiday music and sing by martina mcbride. we're doing everything to put people into the holiday spirit. >> are you going to show us moves. >> i'm going to try. >> i'm excited. >> okay. thanks.
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the legendary brian boitano. and you can catch unforgettable holiday moments on ice right here on nbc. coming up next, the scotto family is going to show us how to reinvent our thanksgiving left overs. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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i've been looking forward to this all morning. how to turn your thanksgiving left overs into an entirely new meal. >> if you can't have thanksgiving with the scotto's, the next best thing is leftovers with them. of the new york restaurant fresco by scotto. >> good morning. >> how was thanksgiving in the
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scotto house. >> it was great. we worked in the restaurant. it was a wonderful day. >> did you get to go home and eat yourself? >> no we ate at the restaurant with our customers and they loved it. >> which is a good place to eat any day of the year. what are you working on here first of all. >> this is left overs. so i drizzled with honey. >> did you have leftover bread? >> people just pick it up and have a glass of wine. >> here, sweet potatoes and white potatoes. >> you mix them? >> yes. >> here we put some eggs. so it binds it and some fontina cheese. >> okay. >> and best of all is our sausage. we take the sausage out of the casing and we put it right in
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here. >> this is going to be yummy. >> i like where this is going. >> would you mix it. >> yeah. >> okay. and now, here is one that we're bredding and putting it in. >> it's a croquet now. >> yes it is. it's going into the olive oil. this is what it looks like and it's delicious. >> that's the final product. >> beautiful. >> do you want to try it? >> i would love to. >> the problem is you're dealing with dry turkey. it's the day old turkey. you can't deal with that. you need a little fat. very simple. we're going to cook it down. we're going to let it sweat down. we're going to add tomatoes. we're going to use a little white wine. not read wine. salt and pepper. >> so you just diced up your vegetables? >> that's all i did.
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i have been dicing up the turkey. that's the way it is. let it cook down for 15 to 20 minutes. it's going to look like this. we're going to add the pasta to it. that's what it is going to look like. >> it's beautiful. >> it's delicious. >> what are we finishing in. >> we're going to take our left over pumpkin puree and we're going to make something. >> like a doughnut? >> basically it's fried dough. so we're going is to mix it with ricotta. >> we all have it. >> not everybody has that. >> we're going to mix it with flour and sugar and cinnamon and nutmeg. pinch of salt and some eggs. and mom, as you see, is frying them up. the trick is to use very hot oil. 375 degrees. you want to use canola so it
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doesn't burn. we'll drizzle it with maple syrup and then top it with pecans. >> oh my gosh. >> and a little powdered sugar. >> so it's health food. >> oh, yeah, very healthy. >> but this is all stuff i have in my house maybe but that. >> it's a staple in ours. >> there's never a bad day in the kitchen with you all. happy thanksgiving. >> happy thanksgiving everybody. >> you can find all of these recipes at today.com. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on today, brought to you by toyota. >> one republic is unstoppable right now. the band's third album debuted at number one on the billboard charts this spring and generated at least three monster hits. so good to see you. >> good to see you. >> first thing is first. thanksgiving. you are telling me about the meat sweats. have you recovered? >> i woke up with the regret of 20 ounces of prime rib. >> so thanksgiving in new york wasn't so bad? >> it was a win. winner, winner. >> this has been a crazy year for you guys. you were already big but you have exploded. what's it been like for you? >> it's been surreal. this is the kind of thing you hoped would happen on your third album rather than going off to the sunset.
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i prefer this to the alternative. >> i just read where you guys gave $100,000 to aid save the children for the typhoon that took place in the philippines. what made you want to step in? >> we were just in southeast asia. we play in manila and that night right before the show the promoter came back and said there's a typhoon coming in tomorrow and in theory it's going to be the biggest typhoon to ever hit the philippines. we missed it by three or four hours. >> you were there. >> when we took off for australia it made landfall. >> now we're going to let them sing their song. counting stars. from the album "native." ladies and gentlemen, one republic. ♪ lately i've been, i've been
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losing sleep. dreaming about the things that we could be. but baby, i been, i been praying hard ♪ ♪ said no more counting dollars we'll be counting stars ♪ ♪ yeah we'll be counting stars ♪ i see this life like a swinging vine ♪ ♪ swing me heart across the line ♪ ♪ and in my face is flashing signs ♪ ♪ seek it out and ye shall find ♪ ♪ old but i'm not that old ♪ young but i'm not that bold ♪ and i don't think the world is sold ♪ ♪ i'm just doing what we're told ♪ ♪ i feel something so right doing the wrong thing ♪
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♪ and i feel something so wrong by doing the right thing ♪ ♪ i could lie, could lie, could lie ♪ ♪ everything that kills me makes me feel alive ♪ ♪ lately i been, i been losing sleep dreaming about the things that we could be ♪ ♪ but baby i been, i been praying hard ♪ ♪ said no more counting dollars we'll be counting stars ♪ ♪ lately, i been, i been losing sleep dreaming about the things that we could be ♪ ♪ but baby, i been, i been praying hard ♪ ♪ said no more counting dollars we'll be, we'll be counting stars ♪ ♪ i feel the love and i feel it burn down this river every
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turn ♪ ♪ hope is our four letter word ♪ make that money watch it burn ♪ ♪ old but i'm not that old ♪ young but i'm not that bold ♪ and i don't think the world is sold ♪ ♪ i'm just doing what we're told ♪ ♪ and i feel something so wrong doing the right thing ♪ ♪ i could lie could lie, could lie ♪ ♪ everything that kills me makes me feel alive ♪ ♪ lately i've been, i been losing sleep dreaming about the things that we could be ♪ ♪ but baby i been i been praying hard ♪ ♪ said no more counting dollars we'll be counting stars ♪ ♪ lately i been i been losing sleep ♪ ♪ dreaming about the things that we could be ♪ ♪ but baby i been, i been praying hard ♪ ♪ said no more counting dollars we'll be, we'll be counting
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stars ♪ ♪ watch it burn sink in the river the lessons i learned. take that money and watch it. sink in the river the lessons i learned. take that money watch it burn ♪ ♪ sink in the river the lessons i learned ♪ >> one republic singing "counting stars" off their smash album . a very good friday morning. 8:56. i'm laura garcia cannon. debating what we're going to do with the rest of our day. it's going to be a good one, christina. >> we're leaving you with unlimited options. can you hit the beach today. like laura and i were just talking about, we're going to climb from the 50s into the 60s and 70s. 68 fwreez along the peninsula. san francisco even hitting the mid 60s, and really no significant changes headed our
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way until next week, but then temperatures are going to tumble, so make sure you're ready for that. for your black friday, comfy finish. bright sunshine headed your way all day long. getting into the weekend, mild and a touch cooler for saturday, and then we bump you back up as we get into sunday. next week the coldest air of the season so far moves in. 70 degrees on sunday. 61 by monday.
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is today's take with al roker, natalie morales, and willie geist. live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to today on this friday morning, november 29th, 2013. the morning after thanksgiving. we have an awesome crowd outside on the plaza and they're here for one reason and one reason only because the great jenna bush-hager is with us while al and natalie have the day off. >> i'm excited to be here. >> did you have thanksgiving? >> it is amazing. i have a little bit of a turkey hang over. how are you feeling? >> i'm good. the guys that one republic just talked about the meat sweat.
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woke up at 1:30 in the morning sweating the meat sweats. >> what's even worse is the cash sweats. >> i had an overdose off carbohydrates and woke up with the stuffing sweats. >> i'll make no apologies. it's one day a year. >> exactly. i cooked yesterday. i hosted for the first time ever. >> did you? and with a new baby girl. >> yeah. i took a lot of photos. i dressed her up as a turkey. >> come on. >> mainly because that was her halloween costume and my husband likes to save some money. so we doubled it up. we wanted it for halloween and thanksgiving. that's my table. >> look at your table. you went all martha stewart. >> i know. of course i did it and sent it to my mom to get kudos but i hosted my in laws and having mila there was so super fun. she had her first turkey ever.
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>> how did that go? >> it was an experiment and we videoed it of course. >> you also made something you brought. >> may i. >> yes, this is for you. i brought you chocolate pumpkin pie i made. it maybe a little bit cold. >> so chocolate chips in a pumpkin pie. it's organic so it's good for you. >> i don't care about that. it's good for you. >> what do you think. >> amazing. >> now erica hill also bought a pie. we got in a pie off in the make up room. >> what does that look like? >> well, i was saying my pie was better than hers and then i was eating some of my pie. thank you for eating that because when i opened the refrigerator door and it was the left over smell. >> basically you're dumping it off on me? >> do you like it? >> it's good. >> later you can say whose is better. i know you'll say mine. >> how was your thanksgiving? >> good. we were at my brother and sister-in-laws. they put on a great show. my wife and kids stayed.
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i got to come home and sleep in the city and come to work today. it was nice. >> big thanksgiving. >> of course we watched the parade. i'm sure you all did too. there was concern going into it that the wind was going to keep the balloons out of it but they flew. they were there. >> they are amazing. have you ever been? >> oh, yeah. absolutely. we live kind of a couple of blocks off the route so we can go down one of the side streets. puts the kids on your shoulders and go back inside. >> my mom took us for our 16th bar birthday. >> might have been 10 years too late. with all due respect. >> thanks mom. but it was beautiful. i thought it was a good parade. good show. >> of course today is black friday. national retail chains including macy's, the gap, best buy, walmart, target opening on thanksgiving. 70% of consumer spending happens at the first two stores a shopper visits. >> look at these people going
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totally wild. >> have you done this jenna? >> i have not. i don't love that these stores are opening on thanksgiving day. i kind of feel like thanksgiving is sacred for families but this seems like it's all about the shopping. >> it's not just for the gifts for other people either. it's a good day. if you want a new tv you go out and buy it. >> i will say my husband spent one day. he did it online. he wanted to make that clear but there was one year he only bought thing with sales on the cyber monday or the black friday and i ended up with an ipad case. >> that's what he got you on cyber monday? >> yeah. i don't know exactly how i feel about black friday and cyber monday. but there's something about a deal that people can't resist. >> i'm with you on the thanksgiving part of it. the horse is out of the barn but can't we have one day where we're not getting up from the table to buy stuff. i sound like an old man. so i'll start. >> the horse out of the barn, you did. >> that was old.
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this story is incredible. so there's a thanksgiving note battle on a delayed flight. it played out over twitter. a lot of people talking about it this morning. one man describing a fellow passenger who was outraged she has missed, quote, her thanksgiving. tweeted a blow by blow account over twitter. a woman on here is very upset because she has thanksgiving plans. she is the only one, obviously. praying for her. at one point he decided to send her a glass of wine and a note. it reads dearly day in 7-a. it's come to my attention today is your thanksgiving. it must be hard to not be with your family. please accept this glass of wine. hopefully if you drink it you won't be able to use your mouth to talk. >> nothing says thanksgiving like an airline flight fight. >> you are upset about it. >> his point is dude we're all kind of missing our families right now. there were more notes back and
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forth. it escalated a little bit. >> she smacked him. >> reportedly she got up and smacked him. >> but you know what, if somebody told me to drink the wine so i couldn't use my mouth -- >> that's harsh. >> maybe not a slap but a kick in the shin. >> apparently his notes did get a little vulgar. ones we're not going to read on television so the slap perhaps was warranted. do you think? >> i think so. i don't like the negative nancys. my sister calls me that when i act a little grumpy. and i don't like people that say this line is so long. we're all in the line. let's not state the obvious. >> and they shout it out because they want to build it up and you're like i'm not in on that. >> and they try to make the poor people working there -- it's their thanksgiving too. what about the people that have to work on thanksgiving like willie geist. >> exactly. this video is amazing. don't have to be a sports fan to love it. jason kidd has now been fined 50
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grand for appearing to intentionally -- not appearing. it was intentional. with 8.3 seconds left the nets were down by a couple of points and they didn't have any time-outs. he said hit me to taylor his guard. taylor runs into him and drops his soda on the court and buys himself 30 seconds to talk to his team while they're cleaning up the mess. >> are we sure he said hit me and not let me sip this or sip me? >> i'm confident that that's not what he said? >> what would that mean if he had said sip me. >> well, he was talking to the coke. >> he was talking to the coke and he wanted the coke to sip him. >> he was just saying i'm about to sip you. it's just a shorter way to say it. >> 50 grand is a heavy fine. the announcer doing the game, a long time nba coach, he said i used to do that all the time.
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you dump something on the court. >> this is an old trick he probably learned playing. who can fault the man. although have to say it's not great sportsmanship. >> and they lost the game anyway. it didn't pay any dividends. now you have something very special here. thanksgiving is over for another year but now we're looking forward to christmas. you can adorn your christmas tree with an ornament based on a painting by president george w. bush. >> let me make this clear, willie. i didn't bring this. this sounds like i brought this ornament. >> it's consequence. >> no, you guys thought this -- >> here's the thing about your dad's painting, it's excellent. >> it's good. >> i'm serious. >> you know, he did one of you. what if i had it here. it was amazing. >> when he went on leno and you're waiting to go ha ha ha -- >> i don't have one of these. it's kind of rude andly say we
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got our tree yesterday. we decorated it because we only had a couple of days until christmas. >> i think you might be able to get one of those. >> i should. >> they start for 29.98. >> i wonder if i can get it half off. >> he'll give you a deal. >> where does the painting thing come from? when we first saw the paintings, it shocked everybody he had thissal let. >> he read a biography on woodrow wilson and others and went crazy and he's now painting six hours a day. >> he had no experience painting before. >> the man cave became a painting studio. i'm only allowed up there if i'm going to say nice things about his work. >> i want one of these. >> you can have it. >> i'll pay retail. >> i bet he'll give it to you for 19.99. it's black friday are they on
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sale. >> all right. let's get a check of the weather from dylan dreyer. >> i love how you're just lowering the price. i feel like you need -- >> do you want one for $15. >> free shipping too. >> yes. >> we are seeing a pretty cold day here across most of the country. especially the eastern half of the country. temperatures in charleston about 43 degrees. 27 in nashville. 31 in jackson. it's going to be on the cold side. especially in the northeast. we're going to be just as cold today. temperatures running 10 to 20 degrees below average. there say warm spot across the country, though. head outwest. they're seeing temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above average. still pretty chilly but it's warmer than you would expect for this time of the year. watch what happens as we go through the course of the next seven days. we're going to see it flip flop. all of the warm air is going to move back into the plain states and even into the northeast but then arctic air moves back into the plains. we're going to see a flip flop
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>> 9:10. i'm meteorologist christina loren. this is san jose. still chilly across the board. we're going to end up in the 70 wrz my pleasure low park, 68 degrees. inner richmond, around 68. almost uniform numbers across the greater bay area. we'll see plenty of mid 60s in walnut creek. low 70s on the way to pleasanton and livermore, and we're forecasting snow tonight. 5:30 we light up the christmas tree. should be comfortable. 62 at 5:00 p.m. and that is your latest forecast, willie. >> thanks a lot. i just got word in my ear these are already on back order. so hot is the george w. bush ornament that it's on back order. true story. >> i don't have one but they're now telling for $5.99. >> we're practically giving them away. coming up next, your ticket to hollywood.
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this morning on your ticket to hollywood, the hottest talk in tinsel town. >> from justin bieber's art project down under to big numbers at the thanksgiving box office, entertainment writer for usa today has it all covered. good morning, great to see you. >> good morning. >> let's start with biebs. he is tagging up walls. >> this did cannot stay out of trouble. what's new? he is in australia on tour and graffitied a wall he is staying at. >> that's jenna's move. >> yeah. >> but the funny thing is the city is upset about the graffiti but the hotel is happy about it and they have invited other artists to come and put their own graffiti on the wall. >> do we know what his art looks
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like? >> no, don't insult banksy. >> weird cartoon monsters. really bizarre. he thinks he's so cool but it's really immature. >> but it's going to stay. >> the mayor wants it cleaned up. he tweeted bieber and said come clean up your mess but the hotel likes it. >> we all know about gweneth paltrow but her mom is speaking out. >> she came out and said stop hating on my gwyneth. she said all people do is sit at their computers. some people are not super big fans of gwyneth paltrow. i don't know why. >> i always read about it and you hear about it. >> i think there's this sheen of perfection that's around her and when people think you're perfect, even if you're not,
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that can be off putting. >> but probably most celebrities get hate tweets. >> yeah. >> most people get them. >> but she is lovely. >> she gets it out in the open. >> that's the thing. hers is pretty blatant. >> she said i have learned in my life you have to stop worrying about people you don't care about. >> and she has colorful language. >> if your family or best friends comes up and says you're doing something i don't like then you listen. >> that's great advice. >> let's look at our tweet of the week. you've seen a lot of famous women doing the pixie thing, but now a man. >> we have a dude with a pixie and it is keith urban. he is known for his flatiron looking bobbed. >> yeah. >> he went for the pixie. the jennifer lawrence thing. >> i'm sure he appreciates that comparison. >> willie, you have to do it. >> are you going to get highlights too?
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>> if you say so, i will. >> wow. >> it looks great. he has a new song as well. a duet with miranda lambert. >> he's a great singer. >> now we have thanksgiving plans to talk about. mariah carey and everybody tweeted out pictures. >> she is super stripped down at home no make up. really cute. >> very cute. >> they have the best view in the city. >> then we have oprah who did her own cooking which is sort of a jaw dropper. >> we saw her cooking but that didn't mean she didn't have extra staff on the side. >> i'm going to say she really basted that turkey. >> oprah cooks. she cooks for stedman all the time. >> what about josh and fergie.
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>> they sent out a cute thanksgiving card. >> which one is axle? >> the baby. >> all right. quickly now, sneak peek at the box office numbers, the hunger games movie keeps going up. >> it does. it's huge. i loved it. >> was it good? >> it's so good. >> you know, i want to see frozen, though. >> yeah, yeah. >> that did really well at the box office. it took in a lot of money. animated films do well obviously and at the holidays. people will go to the movies today and the rest of the weekend. >> are you going to take them the frozen? >> you're going to start getting roped into this stuff. >> soon there will be. >> every kid movie out. >> ann thompson, great to see you. >> great to see you. >> up next, all the news you need before you live the help. plus tips to help you stop impulse buying. if you are hitting the stores today we'll help you right a
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want to wait until a week before the super bowl. for luggage, march is generally when retailers mark that down and new skis, well, the best deals come in marchand april. end of the season. thanksgiving came early for shoppers at one houston grocery store. one man went up to a cashier a few days ago and said he wanted to pay the bill for the next ten customers behind him. those next ten people were shocked, surprised and very grateful at the random act of kindness. in all the man paid about $1,000 and he is staying anonymous. so we may never know who paid it forward. >> women that sky dive will set a world record for the all female mass formation. this was a practice jump thursday near phoenix. the number to beat was 41. the free falling women can reach speeds near 175 miles per hour. jenna, can you hook me up with one of those george w. bush ornaments. >> i think so, $3.99. >> $3.99.
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straight talk wireless. only at walmart. good friday morning to you. 9:26 now. i'm laura garcia cannon. chp has cleared what was first reported as a deadly crash involving a dump truck and pedestrian on eastbound interstate 80 at the seventh street off ramp in san prifk. when paramedics arrive they said they found signs of life in the victim and rushed her to san francisco general hospital. traffic clearing the scene and the woman's condition, however, is unknown. san jose police are reviewing policy and procedures from yesterday's deadly crime spree in the south bay. they want to review event that is led to the shooting death of a man suspected of stabbing three people, carjacking a van, and then ramming an officer's patrol car. bay area shoppers, they're braving the crowds to get their
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hands on the black friday bargains. all night long the livermore premium outlets were jam packed with people, but the crowd appears to be dying down this morning. retailers plan to roll out bargains at different stores at different times throughout the day to keep you coming back. we're back in about 60 seconds with meteorologist christina loren and a check of your black friday forecast. stay with us. to those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"...
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welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. >> welcome back thousand. still chilly. maybe you want to buy yourself a new coat this black friday. we're looking good all across the board. nice clear conditions. what's happening is there's no fog out there. we have off shore flow, and so that's actually negating the marine influence, and temperatures, as a result, are going to end up climbing into the upper 60s to low 70s. we're looking good for today along the peninsula. san mateo. what about 68 degrees san francisco looking good. temperatures will be very comfortable for this time of year. 69 in santa rosa. fremont, 65. 71 degrees, pleasantson. living up to that name as we bet into this afternoon.
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we to have changes headed our way. area of low pressure will approach. as we head through next week and this is going to force our temperatures way down. you can find your seven-day forecast right here at the bottom of your screen. just want to give you an example of redwood city. the overall trend getting into next week. today will be in the upper 60s. same for saturday. by sunday we're going to bump those numbers up to about 70 degrees straight up. then look at this. we drop like a rock between sunday and monday. overall looking much cooler. even right here in san jose. temperatures fall into the 50s. feeling like winter as we fwet into next week. back to you, laura. >> you're not kidding. time for a new coat. thanks a lot, christina. local news update in a half hour. see you then.
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welcome back to today on this friday morning, november 29th, 2013. a great, great crowd on the morning after thanksgiving. i'm willie geist with jenna bush-hager. natalie and al has the morning off. >> we're talking about your dad. >> and i had said woodrow wilson. i'm not sure where that came from. somewhere deep down in my brain. >> your dad's inspiration were painting? >> yes. he actually just texted me, fact correct. it was winston churchill. >> at least he's watching. >> president bush is watching the show and texting. >> mr. president, if you have any corrections for me.
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>> he wrote your beard is terrible. >> we can all agree on that. >> woodrow wilson played the violin. >> violin. >> there it is. >> did you see fallon. >> i love this. >> with rashida jones and carrie underwood. plugging in holiday lyrics ♪ everything you made me ♪ i'm on the sofa and you're going to me snore ♪ ♪ and we got to spin dreadle and this thanksgiving has a plus ♪ ♪ you made me cook a butterball ♪ ♪ and then a green bean casserole ♪ ♪ and all you did was sit and watch football ♪
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♪ and ignored all of your family ♪ ♪ ignored your family >> that is amazing. i love that. >> and the way jimmy gets these huge stars to play along. >> jimmy fallon is a great guy. >> she the man. >> let's get a look at the weather from dylan dreyer outside for al this morning. >> good morning, guys. i was just thanking these people for hanging out in the cold. we have to give them time on tv. it is chilly here. temperatures 10 to 20 degrees below average for this time of year. it is going to warm up by the end of next week. it will take a little e. the weather is looking okay. for everybody traveling back where they came from, we'll see a couple of lake effect snow showers and big system in the northwest but the majority of cities across the country will be nice and quite. we're not looking at a huge storm system making a mess of things. that's all lake effect snow and
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rain and wind storm making its way into the >> west coast looking good as well. good morning to you. 51 degrees. san bruno right now. it's still chilly out there. i do want to give you awe taste of where we're headed. from the 50s to the 60s and the 70s. your highs today are going to be down right comfortable. we're talking about 68 along the peninsula. 68 in the south bay. east bay, 71 degrees. 64 for san francisco. right around 70 degrees in the north bay. now, temperatures are going to be much cooler monday, tuesday, wednesday of next week. hope you have a great weekend, and enjoy these temperatures while they last. and that is your latest forecast. back inside to willie and jenna. >> okay. thanks dylan. today is black friday, a national holiday that celebrates, well, impulse buying. >> impulse buying. >> so if you're home carbo loading to hit the stores, we have tips to help you stick to your list. good to see you both. happy thanksgiving.
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>> good morning. >> lauren, let me start with you. why does it feel so good to buy things to people? >> we actually get a rush of dopamine in our brain when we consider making a purchase. >> really? >> yes. >> it's a physical reaction. >> it's a science thing. >> just like an addiction. >> is it really? >> how can we help curve this impulse shopping? some of the retailers put things at eye level. the most expensive items. >> the reason why they do that is they know that people -- exactly what lauren said it's this dopamine effect. so they want people to go in and shop. if you think about it, there's six days less this year for people to shop for holiday and the reason why is because, you know, as you know, thanksgiving was yesterday. >> so lauren you say there's ways before you even go out the door to prepare yourself. >> right. >> to control yourself. >> the straight jacket might be a good idea. >> well, you can think about grocery shopping. never go to the store hungry and always bring a list. do your research ahead of time.
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know who you're shopping for and how much you plan to spend and leave the credit cards at home and just bring cash. >> and know your budget, too. >> know what you're willing to spend. >> you say we should actually take a lap around the store although, you know, that may seem counter productive because then you're in the store longer. talk to us about that. >> well, the store is mapped out. at the front of the store they have these places called grab bag items. when you first walk in it's brightly colored. they're silos and discounted prices in these areas. and then when you walk in through the store is where the higher priced items -- it could vary from store to store. it could be home wears or a different type of grocery store but, yes, on the outside of the store, there are beauty items and grocery items and then, here's the kicker, when you get to the front of the store, that's when you have the as seen on tv items, the snacks. and they're within four feet of
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you and that's where they want you to impulse buy there. >> tell me about the strike zones because they sound evil. we have you in the strike zone. what does that mean? >> stores are doing everything they can to get that rush of dopamine but what you need to do is give yourself 10 to 15 minutes to think it threw basically. that gives the dopamine enough time to decrease in your brain so you can be more racial about whether or not you want to make the purchase. and while you're doing that, try to look down because like you said, jenna, they do put the most expensive items at eye level and if you look down you might find good buys. >> i picture people walking around the store with their head down. >> i always feel like there's great things up. >> way up. >> never look eye level. never look the product in the eye. >> don't do that. >> does it help at all to just keep it on line? if you can't control yourself should you buy things on the
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internet? >> in terms of online, things are very different. so the deals that you're going to get in the stores are going to be, you know, some what -- sometimes they're going to be better. sometimes they're not. the thing you have to remember about online is you may end up getting free shipping. you may be getting rebates. so at the end of the day, your cost shopping online might be a lot less than going in the stores. that's one way you can reduce that. >> who knew there was so much science involved in going out to the mall. thank you so much. good to see you. coming up next, we're talking turkey. how to turn last night's leftovers into something brand new. right after this. hungry for the best? it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. eb's. the only eggs that make better taste and better nutrition... easy.
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[ male announcer ] build anything with the new toyota tundra. toyota. let's go places. wondering how you can turn your cold thanksgiving left overs into something new? >> we have great ideas for the turkey and potatoes and all the rest. >> he also happens to be a 13th generation descendent straight off the mayflower. >> you made that up. >> do you remember the voyage. >> i don't remember it. >> stories have been passed down year to year. >> a lot of pressure on thanksgiving. >> and being a chef on thanksgiving but having that heritage there as well. >> starting with a little breakfast left over. >> my normal thanksgiving leftover is standing in front of a fringe making myself a sandwich but if you have guests coming over and you have all of
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this left over turkey, put it into a food processor and -- >> cut this on. >> just like that. >> now we have a little bit of our ground, chopped up cooked turkey. >> that looks good. >> dark meat and white meat. let's say you have guests hanging out at the house. >> brunch. >> everybody waking up now. >> sure. >> we're going to start with potatoes. >> potatoes. >> it can be anything. it can be whatever you have around the house. it doesn't have to be that strict. a nice hash right here. >> that's hot. >> cast iron skillet. everyone has one. probably in the house from your grandmother. probably didn't come over on that boat. >> might have brought you a skillet from the mayflower which was very generous of her. >> potatoes, beats, the red flannel hash is the beats go in there and that's what we get that -- >> any vegetable you have going on.
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>> go for it. >> if i burn myself -- >> nice work. >> look at that. >> i know, right? >> so we just mix some of that in there and then a spice i always had on my shelf growing up at my dads house was old bay and i never really understood what it was good for until i started making turkey hash. >> did they not have it on the mayflower too? >> i'm sure they did. >> i grew up on an herb farm and we always had rosemary and margirum. >> not that kind of herb farm. >> so we're going to mix this in here. keep that in the oven for maybe about ten minutes on the stove top and then bake it in the oven. >> the fried egg right on top. >> that's beautiful. >> that looks like a beautiful brunch. i love it. >> let's make turkey meatballs. >> these look incredible. going with this still on chopped
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up turkey meat we have here. maybe left over mashed potatoes. maybe yams mashed up here. >> carrots. >> and then we're going to mix in a little bit of our turkey into that. >> okay. >> all right. >> let's see, can we get to the actual balls? >> yeah, we have these formed pattis. >> this is morning television. you people are sick. >> we mixed everything together here. a little egg and cheese. whatever cheese you have kicking around the house. and we have the meatballs here. >> and now we see the slider. >> rolls from the restaurant. we brought those down here for you. have a little slider with cranberry sauce. >> let's eat it. >> get in there. >> it's almost like it came off the mayflower. >> nicely done. >> happy thanksgiving. up next, smile. tips for taking the perfect family photo for the holidays right after this. ♪
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>> we did one this year. i have to say my best friend is a photographer. so that's not really fair. >> there you go. >> see, that's a great one. >> come on. >> i know. >> but i also imported that but this was in college. we looked freshman 15ish. but you can't say something to your kids like take a pound off or two. >> we don't do that. >> we also have willie. >> this is when i was a kid. we see how enthusiastic my sister and i were. >> very brave of me to put that on television. >> let's see if we can do better. we have a beautiful family right here. what are we looking at? what do you recommend? >> we have a family of four and we have them seated down so they're not on the same horizontal plane with their heads and that gives you more structure with the photograph. >> and they have the tree behind them. >> the tree in the background. >> you're using an iphone. >> i'm using a smartphone. >> say cheese. >> i'm going to put them in
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here. i'm going to pick an angle higher or lower to bring the tree into the shot. >> it's not fair that you have the most beautiful family in america. look at those kids. >> they certainly do. this is an app called top camera which is a free app and it allows you to have burst mode which gives you a drive if you're trying to get the soccer shots of the kids. >> you have the volume button. >> people don't know that the volume button is the shutter. so when you're trying to push the glass and the camera won't fire right away you use the volume button and it will fire right away and when you're holding it down it fires on the release not on the push down so it will shoot when you want it to. >> you're okay to use the smartphone. >> if you have to, yeah. i always prefer something else but if you have to it makes a great photograph. but this app also has a self-timer on it. >> sometimes you don't have the
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photographer or the friend that can take a photo. so you say you can do a selfie is that right? >> yes and the best way is to not have your arm in the picture. >> i always say higher. otherwise you have the double chin. >> thank you, you guys look incredible. >> lest look at the different set up here. emma and madison. what are we going for here? >> this is the outdoor look. we have an slr here and a cannon here and what we're going to do now is you focus your photograph. okay girls. look at me. smile, look at each other. good, that's excellent. and lean on her a little bit. >> there you go. >> come together. >> and same wardrobe is important. >> the wardrobe is good. also in an outdoor scene look for a cloud or go under a tree. hard shadows create raccoon eyes. don't let the tree grow out of
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the back of the subject's head so move away from the trunk of the tree but have that. >> always use the flash outside. >> whenever you can except if you have glass or metal behind you. >> can we get in the holiday picture. >> yeah. >> photo bomb. >> good. good. >> we're done. >> look what happens afterward. people get candid. >> and that's for the card. >> keep shooting. >> ladies, thank you so much. happy holidays, mark. thank you so much. >> thank you mark. >> we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc.
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lester holt, erica hill here to tell us about what's coming up on weekend today. but first we have taste testing to do. we have the erica hill pumpkin pie and the jenna bush-hager pumpkin pie with chocolate chip. >> i haven't tried yours either.
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>> we were in a little bit of a fight in the make up room. >> what's the extra something. >> oh my god, they're equal. >> lester. >> it's america. everybody wins. >> everybody wins. >> you get a trophy. you get a trophy. >> it just depends if you like chocolate. >> this has rum. >> i'm going to say mine has rum. >> thanks a lot. >> you knew willie was going to pick the rum. >> i know willie too well. >> chocolate chip is a nice addition. >> we both win. >> erica you're my partner. winter is around the corner. four legged friends should coul vulnerable. should you dress them in winter outfits. >> jenna's dog -- dylan's dog is throwing them on for us. >> min
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a very good morning to you. 9:356 now. i'm laura garcia cannon. right now thousands of shoppers still braving the crowds across the bay wrar. getting their hands on those black friday bargains. shoppers have been out in full force at the livermore premium
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outlets. 16 hours now. they've opened at 6:00 last night along with several other big box stores. >> bam! and i paid -- i paid $100 -- sflo what's wrong with this purse? >> you know what, it's just -- this is my winter purse, but the black -- this purse goes with the zipper on my boot. >> you are killing me. >> why do boys ask those questions? the outlets say it's still busy, but crowds appear to be thinning out a bit. i don't know. it's a good day to be outdoors, right? maybe find an outdoor mall. >> they say the stores go until at least 1:00 p.m. still cold enough out there for a jacket. san francisco shows you a nice clear sky overhead. same clear sky. it is going to be a really nice day. going to get to this afternoon. temperatures are going to climb into the upper 60s through most of the bay area. even in san francisco today. north bay looks like one of the warmest reenlz.
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71 degrees for pleasanton amid changes arriving as we get through the weekend. for today comfy finish. bright sunshine. getting into tomorrow. a little bit on the mild side. a touch cooler. we're going to bump your numbers back up for sunday. by next week the coldest air of the season so far moves in, and that's going to tumble our temperatures in the silicon valley from the 70s into the 50s. then we're talking about the low 50s by the end of the week. really cold weather feeling like winter by next week. back to you. >> all right. have a great weekend. you can meet her at ghiradelli square. another local news update is not going to come up at 10:25 this morning, but we'll see you back here bright and early on monday morning starting at 4:30. have a great one.
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32 degrees in boston, where the winters make for wonderful hockey ice outside or inside. inside t.d. garden the boston bruins milan lucic leads his team in goals and hits. and today he faces brad richards and his new york rangers. he leads his team in goals and shots. for the 633rd time bruins-rangers for the first time they're in the thanksgiving showdown. it has become a

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