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we will be back in half an hour for a local news update. >> have a great labor day weekend. we leave you with that beautiful picture. good morning. the decision. good morning. the decision, a candid joe biden opens up about his mixed emotions as he weighs whether to run for president. >> the honest to god answer is i just don't know. >> on the republican side, donald trump gets tripped up on foreign policy on a popular conservave radio show. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions. i'm not trying to quiz you. >> that is a gotcha question when you're asking me who is running businesses. >> trump blunt about what he doesn't know. >> more than tennis balls flying at the u.s. open. a drone crashes into the stands right in the middle of a match. this morning the arrest just made. cobra on the loose.
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a deadly snake escapes from the owner's home in florida and there is a search for it. this morning the warning officials have for anyone who might come across it. and crushin' it. brad paisley brings his sold out world tour to our plaza and kicks off the labor day weekend in style on this friday, september 4th, 2015. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on friday morning. that is a good looking crowd. >> massive crowd. 23 number one songs, brad paisley is going to do a full concert for us over the next couple hours. >> looking forward to. that let's get to the news. the presidential race, some comments made from the vice president very candid about his potential run. and meantime, donald trump is
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accusing conservative radio host of gotcha questions. we have two reports. we'll start with andrea mitchell on what the vice president is saying. andrea, good morning. >> good morning. the vice president spoke late last night at a lecture in an atlanta synagogue during a question and answer period where he revealed the most insight in relation to pursuing a presidency. >> the most relevant factor in my decision is really my family and i have the emotional energy to run. >> referee: after weeks of speculation, joe biden speaking at length for the first time about a possible 2016 presidential run. >> unless i can go to my party and the american people and say that i am able to devote my whole heart and my whole soul to
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this endeavor. it would not be appropriate. >> reporter: it was already a tough decision for biden who has lost two previous bids for the white house and barely three months removed from the death of his son, beau. >> there are other people in the race and whether i can raise the money and whether i can put together an organization. that's not the factor. the factor is can i do it? can my family? there's no way to put a timetable on that. if i can reach that conclusion and we can do it in a fashion that would still make it viable, i would not hesitate to do it. >> reporter: supporters see an opportunity. amid new attention on hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. attorneys for brian pagliano, a former aide who set up clinton's private center in her home say he'll invoke his fifth amendment rights before a congressional committee next week. republicans are already
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pouncing. >> any time somebody working for you has to take the fifth amendment based on something you did is probably not good for you as a politician. >> reporter: all of it making for a difficult decision in the days and weeks ahead for the vice president. >> the honest to god answer is i just don't know. >> reporter: clinton's state department chief of staff cheryl mills did testify thursday for more than nine hours telling the house benghazi committee that no work related e-mail and messages were destroyed but republicans are seizing on the fact that mills acknowledged to making changes to state department reports that cleared clinton of any responsibility for benghazi. >> dl are a lot of questions for hillary clinton. you're sitting down with her this morning at noon on nbc? >> and tomorrow with lester holt. >> thank you. on the republican side, front-runner donald trump has now publicly vowed to forego a run as a third party candidate and to support the party's eventual nominee. trump is getting heat this morning for struggling through
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an interview on foreign policy. nbc's hallie jackson has more on this. good morning. >> good morning. hours after promising to stay loyal to the gop, signing that pledge here at trump tower, donald trump is now back in the spotlight and feeling the heat. >> reporter: today fallout from a foreign policy fumble, donald trump mixing up the kuds, iranian special forces with the kurds, the middle eastern ethnic group. >> are you familiar with general soleman snichlt. >> yes, but go ahead. give me a little. go ahead. tell me. >> he runs the quds forces. >> yes, okay. right. >> do you expect his -- >> the kurds, by the way, have been horribly mistreated. >>, no not the kurds, the quds forces. the bad guys. >> yes, right. >> do you expect his behavior to change. >> i thought you said kurds. >> no. >> and bristling when asked specifics about terror leaders on hugh hewitt's radio show. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions.
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i'm not trying to quiz you on who the worst guy in the world s. >> that is a gotcha question when you're asking me about who is running businesses. that's not -- i will be so good at the military, your head will spin. but obviously i'm not meeting these people. >> reporter: his republican rivals see it differently. >> i don't think they're gotcha questions at all. the questions you're asking are at the heart of the threat that we face. >> reporter: you said you would support trump if he gets the eventual nomination. are you comfortable with that kind of foreign policy philosophy? >> you have to accept responsibility that great threat in our country today is islamic terrorism, he ought to know who the players are, for sure. >> reporter: trump on defense on "morning joe" today. >> i thought he said kurds this third-rate radio announcer was like a gotcha question. do i know this one and that one? you know, it was like he worked hard on that. >> reporter: the comments coming a day after signing a loyalty pledge promising not to run as an independent.
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>> what did i get for signing the pledge? absolutely nothing other than the assurance that i would be treated fairly. >> reporter: the pledge stamps out the threat of a third party run for now that could undermine the eventual nominee. trump hopes it will be him and if it is, he promises he'll be ready. >> the difference between hezbollah and hamas does not matter to you yet but it will? >> it will when it's appropriate. >> reporter: trump said he would know far more than the radio host about foreign policy within 24 hours of winning the presidency. his previous controversial comments about john mccain, for example, or megyn kelly did nothing to hurt his standing in the race. the latest polls show him leading by double digits. >> in fact, his numbers went up after the controversies. hallie jackson outside trump tower, thank you. >> now to a security scare. a drone buzzing over the court during a u.s. open tennis match then crashed into it thankfully empty section of the stands. stephanie gosk is here with that story.
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>> good morning, we've become all too familiar with recreational drones making headlines and last night one caused a brief delay at one of the city's biggest sporting events of the year. >> reporter: this morning a new york city teacher is under arrest after a drone he was allegedly operating crashed into the stands during a match at the u.s. open thursday night. police say 26-year-old daniel burrelly was charged with reckless operation of a drone and operating a drone in a new york city park outside the prescribed area. toward the end of a second round match, the drone flew over the court before crashing into an unoccupied area of seats. a shaken player saying "with everything going on in the world i thought, okay, it's over. that's how things happen." police along with stadium security stopped the match to investigate the device. there were no injuries.
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>> the drone report is six miles final 2002 hundred off the right side. >> reporter: it come a month after the pilots of four commercial airplanes reported seeing a drone during the final approach at newark airport. the latest in a series of drone incidents in the new york city area and across the country. meanwhile, this is not the first time a drone buzzed over the u.s. open. last year a filmmaker was arrested for allegedly flying a drone outside the national tennis center. police said the man told officers he thought he was flying the drone in an appropriate park space. as for the match, pinetta went on to win in straight sets. her frazzled nerves didn't play a part in her win. >> focus. thank you, steph. >> a defiant county clerk in kentucky is behind bars this morning after she was found in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. the question is how long will she be held in custody? we're in moorehead, kentucky. good morning.
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>> willie, good morning. the federal judge said she will stay in jail until she complies with the law. but this morning an emotional scene at the round county courthouse. a deputy clerk just issued the first marriage license to a same-sex couple that was previously denied several times. this morning the county clerk kim davis is waking up in jail after refusing to back down. >> she will not compromise with our beliefs. that's what everybody doesn't understand. there is no compromising to it. >> reporter: on the witness stand, davis broke down in tears. she insisted she could not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples saying my conscious will not allow me. judge david benning found davis in contempt and ordered her into federal custody. >> why are you not issuing marriage licenses today? >> because i'm not. >> why? >> who's authority? >> under god's authority. >> reporter: davis has ignited a national firestorm after defying the u.s. supreme court and two lower courts that ordered her to
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do her job. she's even become a flash point in the presidential election with several candidates rushing to her defense. >> she may be behind bars for now but her conscience remains unshackled. she is still a free woman. >> reporter: it is a clash between gay rights -- >> it irritates me she's trying to impose her beliefs on everyone else. >> reporter: -- and religious freedom. >> i believe christians at this point in time need to stand up for their faith and what they believe? . >> reporter: bare this man is among those who sued davis after being denied a marriage license. >> the events of the day were unexpected. we all certainly take no joy in miss davis being incarcerated. we're glad the judge took action. >> reporter: demonstrators from both sides of this debate are are now here behind me at the courthouse. kim davis' lawyers brought up whether the marriage licenses now being issued, whether they're valid or not without her authorization. the county attorney says they will be. again, breaking news, the first
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marriage license issued to same-sex couples. >> now there is a lot of soul searching over the heartbreaking photograph of a young boy's body washed ty. let's bring in richard engel. good morning. >> good morning, savannah. that image and the people stuck on this train near hungary have come to represent all that is wrong with this crisis. a lot of heartbreak but so far for the refugees, no solution. >> reporter: 3-year-old ilan kurdy who washed up on a turkish beach has become a symbol of a world that doesn't seem to care. his father in mourning since the boy, his brother, and mother died in his arms when their raft capsized, bound for europe. all i want to do now is sit next to the grave of my wife and
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children, he said. today their coffins arrived in istanbul, were taken to the turkish border and brought back home to syria for burial. but not everyone has been moved by these daily tragedies. this morning in hungary, thousands of refugees and migrants crammed into the budapest train station and the underpasses around it. this entire area is crowded and filthy. these people feel abandoned and unwanted with good reason. the hungarian government has said migrants are not welcome here. and shouldn't come. they want to leave, most for germany but caught in illegal limbo. it isn't easy. police stop to train yesterday before it reached the us aindustryian border. refugees were ordered off. one man dragging his family to the tracks so they wouldn't be hauled away to holding camps. europe is facing a refugee
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crisis and a moral one as well. and that train stopped yesterday is still here on the tracks. it is still surrounded by riot police. there are a few hundred mostly syrians and iraqis still onboard. they're refusing to get off. they don't want to be put in camps. so there is a standoff and we're seeing more tension, more sometimes violent clashes increasing not just here in hungary but in greece and other countries as well. back to you. >> all right. richard engel, thank you. a lot of people have been seeing the images the last few days and weeks and wondering what they can do. so we pult information on our website today. >> yeah, we talked about the power of that image yesterday. just this morning david cameron, the british prime minister said he was moved as a father by that image and announced that great britain will now accept more refugees into that country. >> you feel like that image is something of a turning point in this. absolutely. >> let's hope so. natalie is here now with possible new clues in a shooting death we've been following. good morning.
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>> good morning, guys. once again in the manhunt continues for those three suspects wanted in the shooting death of an illinois police officer. this manhunt is going to extend into the labor day weekend. on thursday police said it had recovered video from a homeowner security system that could provide significant clues in that search. the video apparently shows three people near the scene of the shooting. lieutenant charles gliniewicz was gunned down on tuesday after investigating suspicious activity. search teams have been hampered by a lack of description of the suspects. one student was killed and two others wounded by gunfire thursday at sacramento city college. the campus was locked down while police conducted a room to room search for the killer who was not found. the shooting took place after an argument near the school baseball field. the victims and the gunman all knew each other. the last of three sacramento men being hailed as heroes after stopping a suspected terrorist in europe is back now on
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american soil. airman spencer stone was greeted by a large crowd. he was being treated for injuries in a german hospital. a parade is now being bland in sacramento to honor the three men who thwarted what officials believe was a planned terror attack on a train in france. two people were seriously injured when their small plane crashed into a recreational sports field in new jersey on thursday. it landed in a tree and broke apart. the plane used as an auxiliary coast guard unit was on positive troel. the pilot roid yoed he lost the nk ink. there is a recall of the popular kraft singles cheese products. the problem with the packaging film affects 335,000 cases of ten time as many cases as it first thought. a thin stripst packaging film may stick to the slice after the wrapper has been taken off creating a choking hazard. and pope frances seeing the world in a new light. literally.
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after a visit to an eyewear shop in rome, he surprised all the tourists and passer byes who were gathered outside the store trying to catch a glimpse of the pontiff. he is trying on new glasses. he picked them in less than an hour but decided to keep the frames that he already has and just getting new lenses put in instead. one tourist said the experience was better than seeing the pope at st. peter's. you said it perfectly earlier. popes are just like us. >> exactly. >> when will my glasses get back? as soon as humanly possible. >> yeah. thank you so much. >> al roker, tell us about the labor day weekend. >> i want to tell you about -- have you heard about the burning manifest val? >> no. >> take a look at what happened there yesterday. they had a dust devil. if you notice in the corner, we have a lot of blurring going on. that's because there were a lot of naked guys. look.
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look at the colors. >> is that a smoke cloud? >> no. we looked at it several times. but i love. that and they do have, in fact, a dust storm alert through later on tonight. let's take a look at what's going on. we've got some heat relief in the northeast. right now temperatures in the mid 7 o's to low 60s. back door cold front moved through. so here in the northeast, temperatures feel a lot better. yesterday 96 in philly. 86 today for a high. new york city, 81. 71 in boston. labor day forecast for you, today risk of strong storms up through the plains states. sunshine down in florida with a few showers. saturday, we got wet weather in the southeast. also monsoonal moist moisture in the southwest. sunday, beautiful weather up and down the east coast except in along the mid-atlantic states out west as well. and labor day, east coast looks good. few showers along the southeastern atlantic coast. thunderstorms through the midwest. we're going to get to your local forecast coming up in 30 seconds. (energetic rock music)
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and that's your latest >> thank you so much. coming up, a sign of the times. an elementary school is asking for jengender neutral bathrooms. you would want these in your child's classroom? and a king cobra on the loose in orlando. we report on the desperate search to track it down and how dangerous it could be for your neighbors to buy deadly pets. first, this is "today" on nb sure, tv has evolved over the years. it's gotten squarer. brighter. bigger. thinner. even curvier. but what's next?
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it always makes the home team cheer. woman is behind bars this good friday morning. it's 7:26. i'm sam brock. after a high speed chase a woman behind bars this morning, by there is that chase that went through the north bay. witnesses say that driver was going 110 miles an hour at some points and clearly driving recklessly. the woman eventually crashed into the center median on 101 and refused to get out of the car so officers fired nonlethal rounds into the car and she eventually came out with her hands up. authorities are not saying why officers started pursuing the woman in the first place. we are speeding right along into our weekend on this friday morning. let's check in with kari hall. >> a lot of sunshine and cool
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temperatures. it's in the mid 50s and 56 degrees now in san francisco, expect a high of 68 degrees and the winds picking up, too, in the north bay 81 degrees, 77 in the east bay, peninsula topping out at 76 and san jose will be at.79 degrees. into the weekend, though, our weather won't be this cool. we're expecting a big warm up and you will want to keep checking in for those updates. let's get an update on traffic. your husband gave us an update on the biggest slow down of the morning. he was on the san mateo bridge where there was a disabled vehicle. it's jammed on the hayward side. your speed sensors starting to speed up a bit as you travel over that. should be improvement. the dumbarton bridge picks up more traffic flow but a better option for you. southbound 238 right at 580 crash blocks one of our two lanes they transition. the rest your bay looking relatively light. a free holiday friday you are not seeing as much a low down. >> kickback and relax on this
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holiday friday. we will be back in 25 minutes for another local news update.
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friday morning. we are in a standing room only crowd in rockefeller plaza mainly because we have no chairs. but we also have a huge crowd. we are all excited because it's labor day weekend. we're going to kick it off as brad paisley takes our stage. >> if we had chairs, it still would be standing room only. >> looking forward to hearing from him in just a bit. here's a look at what is making headlines. new comments about a presidential bid. joe biden says he'll not hesitate but only if he and his family have the emotional energy to run. he did not put a timetable on his decision.
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police in california are searching for a gunman that opened fire on the campus of sacramento city college. three people were shot. one fatally. and the school had to be locked down for several hours. and a federal judge handed the nfl a big defeat vacating tom brady's four game suspension for his alleged role in deflategate. in the 40 page decision, judge richard berman ruled the quarterback was denied due process during the league's investigation. this means brady will be on the field for the patriots regular season opener next friday. coming up next week on "today," matt is going one-on-one with caitlyn jenner. this is a very revealing conversation. they played golf and touched on everything from her transition to her controversial courage award at the espies and possibly facing prison time for her alleged role in a deadly automobile accident. you don't want to miss what caitlyn jenner has to say. it start next wednesday. now to an all out search for an escaped cobra in florida. it's raising concern about just
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how many poisonous snakes are in neighborhood as cross the country. national investigative correspondent jeff rossin is here with more. >> good morning. this all hatching right now down in orlando, florida. a king cobra just like this one right here, how you would like to see that in your backyard? escaped from somebody's house. now the owner has no clue where it is. officers are trying to track it down before it attacks someone. turns out these deadly venomous snakes are easy to get. i went undercover buying several for myself. how was that allowed? >> reporter: the cobra on the loose in florida belongs to this man. reality tv star mike kennedy who rescued and keeps exotic animals at his home, posting the videos online. >> there you go. >> reporter: now reporting to officials one of his king cobras got away. officials are scouring the area trying to find it. and these cobras have been known to attack.
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just last month in austin, a teenager died after a cobra bit him. officials later found the snake in front of a shopping center. dangerous albino cobra is on the loose. a missing cope are a biting this family dog in california. another deadly snake even attacking a baby in her own crib. >> we have a burmese python that got out of the cage last night and got into the baby's crib and strangled her to death. >> reporter: how easy is to it to buy these snakes i went undercover at these reptile show. cobras for sale. venomous snakes that could easily kill you. >> i'm looking for a cope are a. >> reporter: at this expo in pittsburgh, watch how fast i get it. i pull out a few hundred bucks. he never even asks for my name. right there, he hands me that flimsy plastic container with a snake inside.
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>> i just bought this cobra this deadly venomous snake, no questions asked. i don't have a permit for this. i have no experience with them. fwhut is perfectly legal. i can do whatever i want with it. >> reporter: in fact, while you need permits to own a cobra in many states, in others you don't. anyone can own them. the internet is crawling with ads. offering to sell lethal rattle snakes and cobras. while we found some sellers wanted proof of permits, others didn't care at all. agreeing to sell us cobras like this and, get this they ship them you to on commercial airliners. the cobra we bought was packed inside this wooden box and sent us to on a delta passenger plane. i booked a seat to see it for myself. >> you heard that movie "snake onzs on a plane". there is literally a snake on this plane right now. i bet none of these passengers have any idea.
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there is a venomous cobra in the cargo hold just under our feet. >> reporter: delta says they follow all airline industry regulations and policies when shipping live animals. wheth when we landed, we called in a snake expert to handle ours. >> how dangerous is this snake? >> make no mistake this is a small snake. but it's still a fully locked and loaded venomous cobra. >> if you think that's creepy, i also bought an adult cobra. it was barely out of the box before it tried to attack. now this real life case playing out in florida of a deadly cobra still on the loose. officials are investigating this morning whether mike kennedy took too long to report the missing snake. he could face criminal penalties. we did speak with kennedy by phone. he says he has all the proper permits and contacted authorities as soon as he knew for sure the snake was gone. he said he'll fight any charges. >> what did you do with the snake?
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>> you're in for a surprise come the holidays. >> set you up nicely for. that thank you. >> let's head outside to al. let's get a check of the weather. >> let's see what we have cooking for you over the weekend. we have another area of disturbed weather, tropical wave off the african coast. it is moving west at 16 miles per hour. this thing is a 60% chance of development over the next five days. we also have tropical storm kevin formed 20 miles south of baja, california. the moisture from this, this is not a threat to land. the moisture from this is going to stream into the southwest over the weekend. and so there could be some flash flooding, some heavy downpours, we're going to be watching this. some areas could pick up up to three inches of rain between good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a great way to start out the weekend, nice cool temperatures.
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it is 45 degrees right now in the north bay, and look for highs in san francisco around 68 degrees, the wind will be picking up, too. it will be sunny and windy, highs notice upper 70s in the east bay, peninsula 76 degrees, in the south bay expect a high of 79 degrees and the tri-valley today up to 80 degrees. our temperatures will be heating up as we head into the holiday weekend. have a good one. >> all right. the patriots open their season thursday night against the steelers on nbc. i'm told brady will be available that night. >> okay, good. >> how many tweets did you get from massachusetts? just ahead, the perils of performing, harry had a bout with a soda can.
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we are back now at 7:42. there is a controversial decision being there is a controversial decision being made by some school administrators, bathrooms shared by both boys and girls. nbc's joe fry ar has the story. >> the stick figures have come together at this elementary school in san francisco. the school now has gender neutral rest rooms, a response to the on going discussion about gender identity. >> you want to make every student feel like they're included in part of the community. and safe and secure. so i would hope that this is the wave of the future. >> reporter: this first grade classroom has two bathrooms. this one used to be just for girls. and the one over here used to be marked just for boys. now any student can use either one. the change is only happening for now in kindergarten and first grade where the restrooms have a single stall so just one student
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can use them at a time. >> there's an impression we'll have all types of students in our rest rooms using the bathroom at the same time. that is just simply not the case. >> reporter: whether your children found out about this, what was the reaction? >> they were very excited. they were really happy about it. >> reporter: this man has twins first graders ari and ella. ari is jenlder nonconforming which means his agendaer is considered fluid. he prefers male pro nouns and usually dresses like a boy but not always. he likes the gender neutral bathrooms. >> it's nicer. you don't have to separate people. >> having both a male and female symbol on a single door, what difference does that make? >> it invites the child, it invites the person into the space adds opposed to putting them into a moment of confusion or anxiety. >> reporter: in this san francisco community, the school's change is met with support. but across the country, restrooms have become a battleground when it comes to gender identity. this week at hillsboro, missouri, many students walked
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out in protest, upset a tra transgender female can use the bathrooms and locker room. and in troy, ohio, where school officials every school to designate a gender neutral restroom, parents were divided. >> i don't think it's a good idea for them to share bathrooms. >> reporter: meanwhile, the white house added a gender neutral bathroom this year and many colleges are doing the same as the discussion ramps up over this sign of the time. for "today," joe fryar, nbc news, san francisco. >> thank kindergartener and boys and girls use the same one. i don't think it's unusual that kindergartners and first graders use the same bathroom. >> maybe a sign of the time. we'll see if it spreads to older grades. >> certainly they say college campuses and -- that's been an issue. >> there's no segue here. i'm just going to say, coming up
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extra wrench or two in any commuting pl y a good friday morning. i'm sam brock. you can expect an extra wrench or two in any commuting plans that you have involving san francisco over the long holiday weekend. be forewarned that the transbay tube will shut down following the last bart run tonight at midnight and stays closed through monday. this is the second time this sum that are bart is shutting the tube down for repairs. buses will carry passengers between oakland and san francisco running until 1:00 a.m. >> last time it was painless. they had a seat t wasn't crowded, it was air conditioned. there's no wait. the buses leave once every minute. >> there are several big events planned in san francisco over the weekend including a billy joel concert at at&t park tomorrow night. a special ferry service is running from the east bay, but it is already sold out. we have a very cool start here to your friday morning. kari hall says enjoy in while it lasts. >> it will be heating up this
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weekend as we take a live look at san jose you see all that sunshine and now it is 57 degrees in hayward, in san jose 60 in concord and livermore. it will be a nice mild day with a breezy wind. expect a high of 72 in red wood is it city, embarcadero 68 degrees, livermore topping out at 78. let's see how the roads are flowing with mike. palo alto we see the slow down, folks are tapping their brakes before you get to university. that typically happens. something has caused someone to have that brake and the ripple effects effect. light flow of traffic around the bay. a couple crashes northbound 280 and 101 have cleared to the shoulder. possibly car fire 87. heading toward the bay bridge the metering rights will r. on no. backup. a little slowing through oakland by high street.
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we will be back in 25 minutes with another update. for now we return you to "the today show." see you then.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, sanitizing your way to sickness. is our obsession with kids cleanliness leading to more allergies? what the latest research says about the surprising downsides to germaphobia. then, steve in studio, daytime king steve harvey stops by to talk about his new season, surprises and the never-ending battle of the sexes. and -- ♪ >> from his southern comfort zone to midtown manhattan, brad paisley kicking off the long weekend with a special live concert on our plaza, today, friday, september 4th, 2015.
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>> new york loves brad paisley zblchblgts. [ cheers and applause ] >> all the way from minnesota just to see brad. >> brad paisley! >> all the way from ohio with my mom and grandmother to check out brad paisley on the "today" show. [ cheers and applause ] >> good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today." it is friday, september 4, 2015. brad paisley fans are on the plaza because brad paisley is on the plaza signing a few autographs before he takes the concert stage in our next half hour. >> he's getting ready for his college tour. country nation. going to college campuses all fall. it will be a blast. first he's here with us. can't wait to hear him.
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>> isn't that amazing? >> it's awesome. >> we'll hear from him in a few minutes. let's begin by headed back inside to natalie for a check of the morning's top stories. >> good morning. let's start with politics this morning. donald trump playing down what some rivals see as a crack in his armor. a stumble while being asked about foreign policy. nbc's hallie jackson is outside trump tower with more. good morning, hallie. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. this morning donald trump is firing back at a conservative radio host, accusing him of asking gotcha questions on foreign policy. today, trump calling hugh hewitt a third rate radio announcer after an interview in which trump bristled when asked about specifics on terror leaders. >> i don't believe in gotcha questions. i'm not trying to, you know, quiz you on who the worst guy is in the world is. >> that is a gotcha question when you're asking me about, you know, who is running this, this, this. i will be so good at the military your head will spin. but obviously, i'm not meeting those people. >> reporter: that interview
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happened just hours after trump signed a pledge promising loyalty to the gop, ruling out a run as an independent. not a legally binding document, but still symbolic. trump's previous controversial comments about john mccain or megyn kelly didn't hurt his standings in the race and the latest polls show he's still leading the field by double digits. >> he sure is. hallie jackson outside of trump tower, thank you very much. vice president joe biden spoke thursday night about why he's been hesitant to enter the race for president. biden was appearing at a synagogue in atlanta. during a question and answer period he said the most relevant factor is whether he and his family have the emotional energy to run. biden said entering the race wouldn't be appropriate unless he's able to devote his whole heart and soul to the endeavor. tennis players and fans had a scare thursday night when a drone buzzed the u.s. open during a match. when a drone buzzed the match and then crashed into an empty
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section of seats. police and security stopped the match to investigate the device. there were no injuries. 26-year-old school teacher daniel burly was charged with reckless operation of the drone. the husband of a jailed county clerk said this morning that his wife will not resign and will stay behind bars as long as it takes. rowan county kentucky clerk kim davis was jailed for contempt on thursday. she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, even defying the supreme court. davis, an elected official, bases her refusal on personal religious objections. that was no lost kitten found wandering the streets in california on thursday. it was a two-foot-long tiger cub. the woman who found it took it to the humane society which posted video of the cub on the facebook page. an mel experts believe the cub is about 3 months old and probably someone's pet. not a good idea to have that as a pet. but they are cute. >> until they get big.
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>> until they get this big and have feet like this. >> thanks, natalie. we are headed into cold and flu season. if you wash your hands, purell a few times a day you won't get sick. >> contrary to the matt lauer school of thought it is possible living germ-free could be detrimental to your health. >> reporter: cleanliness may be next to godliness -- but it doesn't guarantee a clean bill of health. it's an idea researchers call the hygiene hypothesis. it argues that modern society is too clean environments are preventing the immune system from ever learning how to deal with germs naturally, leaving all of us more susceptible to illnesses. allowing the odd germ to flowish is important when it comes to kids. and it could spare them from the onset of allergies. scientists know that children who grow up on farms surrounded by soil, dust and domestic animals have immune systems that are better
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protected against asthma, hay fever and allergies. why? according to a new study from a group of belgian researchers, exposure to the great outdoors allows their immune systems to react more efficiently to a wide range of germs. but for the 50 million americans suffering from seasonal wheezing and sneezing, how do you clear the air? let's bring in nbc's medical contributor, dr. natalie azar. good morning to you. >> i guess i get this. you want to build up a certain immunity to germs. the question is how much is too much in terms of sanitizing? >> the reason it's called the hygiene hypothesis is it is an evolving hypothesis. the idea has been around for a couple of decades. just to summarize what we are saying, it's postulating that because of the industrial society and our decrease in infections because we are cleaning, cleaning, preventing, vaccinating and all of that stuff, that there's been an unfortunate rise in allergy and
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asthma, right? to understand abnormal it's important to understand normal. what should be happening when a child is born, critical post natal period where they are being constantly exposed to things. i like to think of it as a dance between exposure and how your body reacts to it. the immune system is fine-tuning itself so it's not reacting against itself and causing allergies. if a body is busy fighting infection, it won't fight itself. that's a way to think about the idea if you are not exposing yourself to things your immune system has nothing better to do than become allergic or attack itself in the case of auto immune disease. >> let's look at things we clean every day and decide whether to clean them less. hands. how often? should we do it every day? >> that's the thing. honestly there is no easy answer. one thing that's important is the microorganisms we are talking about aren't necessarily like flu viruses and measles. we are talking about complex parasites and what we call the
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microbiota or gut flora and stuff like that. >> practical terms. >> people need take homes. it's flu season. you don't want to get the flu. you should wash your hands. if somebody sneezes wash your hands. if you are cleaning the kitchen counter, cooking with raw meat you're still going to use antibacterial stuff. common sense is the take home and the idea that this farm dust and dirt is good for you. that's where a lot of microorganisms are, not in the house. you can keep cleaning your house. be mindful about it. if the kids come in, don't make them wash their hands before dinner. >> don't? >> i don't. if they are outside playing in the yard. what are they going to get out there they can't get in their mouths and boost their immune systems. >> you haven't been in savannah's backyard. >> one child at a time. >> we got a call from savannah from new york. can my kids still eat off the floor? >> yes. 20-second rule. >> you heard it here first. >> natalie, thank you.
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coming up on trending, yes, we're going to bust out the fish bowl. we'll answer random and revealing questions. >> always a good time. plus, why the judge who gave tom brady his deflategate victory over the nfl should hope he's a coffee fan. we'll explain. carson? >> i already feel better. i have a calming sense because my life coach, the great steve harvey is here. he's here with his season of surprises and big event coming up, that could be the hardest day of his life. we'll find out more. >> always good. back after these messages. ♪ ask sherwin-williams during the endless summer sale!
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find the styles and brands for every big moment. where? famous footwear. wherever it is you want to go, all you need to see is the next 200 feet. that's how life unfolds. a leap of faith. [growl] even if you can't see it, your destination is out there. so just keep going. and you'll get there... ...200 feet at a time. the corolla. toyota. let's go places. all right. we are back at 8:12. this is not our normal trending. we have steve harvey. >> steve harvey, ladies and gentlemen. >> high-powered talent. >> i love to trend. >> trending, yes. >> we talked about tom brady.
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nfl had a big defeat. people in new england love two things -- tom brady and dunkin donuts. when the judge ruled in brady's favor these came together. this is the sign outside a maine dunkin donuts. judge richard berman gets free coffee for life. someone caught roger goodell's reaction to the ruling. here it is. take a look. >> oh, nice. >> good. >> the courtroom sketch. >> steve, ready for friday fish bowl? >> yeah. >> bringing it back. this is where we put random questions in a bowl. answer as many as we can. you're the guest of honor. >> just reach in. >> read it, grab one. >> pass it around. >> keep it clean. >> what do you remember most about your high school prom? the date sucked.
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>> all right. there's nothing. >> okay. >> try another. >> okay. let's see. name three things on your bucket list. to try to climb mount kilimanjaro, basically see all the seven wonders of the world. and to answer the third thing. i don't know. >> you have a hard one. >> you're not going to make it. >> no. >> i'm going to die. >> steve harvey is the best life coach. he'll tell you exactly. >> don't even try. >> two new things. >> i could have somebody carry me. >> what is one thing your significant other won't let you do. oh, my gosh. nothing i can say on the "today" show. stay home unsupervised. >> what did you do? >> what happened? >> would you rather win an oscar, nobel prize or olympic
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medal? and for what? >> these are tough. >> i would like to win an olympic medal for tennis. because that's never going to happen either, steve. >> nat? >> this is dark. what's the worst punishment you had as a child. the belt. >> mine is if you could be a rock star who would it be. wow, that's a good one. maybe single adam lavigelevine, premarriage. >> that's it? let's go again. >> steve, one more. >> open it and read it. what do you keep on your bedside table? >> cialis. [ laughter ] >> there you go. >> can we agree that was worth it? >> and a bottle of water, i hope. >> harry stiles hit on stage
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during a concert and carson has a big surprise. >> i have to follow that? >> i'm going to buy some of that cialis stuff. >> first up harry stiles in a bizarre moment on stage. they were performing in philly, a fan threw red bull. in the past harry encouraged fans to throw things on stage. it got out of control. guess who was there for harry. she said, he's okay. she urged fans to learn from the incident and be kind. >> we can't lose any more members. >> maybe throw a capris sun. they're soft. hugh jackman turned down the role as james bond. the role went to daniel craig. that's a popstart developing story. more on that. sofia vergara and her tv husband ed o'neill before that he was married with children, played al
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bundy. she posted this photo on instagram. >> oh, my gosh. asking do you like this look, ed o'neill? we all say yes, we do. >> well done. >> okay. finally, we have a little surprise. mr. roker, we have a surprise for you. you're a fan of "ghostbusters." you have wanted to visit the set. the director has a message for you. watch. >> hey, al. where you been? we have been in boston shooting the new "ghostbusters" movie. i know you're a fan of the original ones. we can't wait to see you next week. we're happy you're coming. as we like to say here, who you gonna call? al roker. [ cheers and applause ] >> you got your call. pack your bags. >> awesome. >> wednesday, al is headed to boston to the new set of the new "ghostbusters." >> shut the front door!
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>> ooh! that's my kind of show. >> that was a strong front. >> this from the guy with cialis on the night stand. >> you have to be excited. >> i'm thrilled. i cannot wait. >> see you take the mountain climb and replace it with you on the set of "ghostbusters." >> you have to work in a cameo. get in a scene. >> i have a jumpsuit already. >> dreams come true, kids. carson, thanks a lot. we'll chat more with steve harvey in a moment. first, al has a look at the weather if he can get through it. >> i have to do the weather? am i walking over here or do i stay here? >> you stay here. this is like monty python. labor day, here we go. a risk of storms, northern plains, sunshine, west coast. rain in the midatlantic. as we move into saturday we have rain through the southeast and the northern plains. sunny skies, great lakes into new england. on sunday, more sunshine, more
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heat in the northeast. great lakes, showers midatlantic into the gulf coast. beautiful out west. western third of the country looks fantastic. along the southeastern atlantic coast, look for rain into florida. good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. it's now 60 degrees in the east bay while san francisco is at 58. 51 degrees in the north bay. it will be another day cooler than average for this time of year. 76 degrees in the peninsula. 79 in the south bay. east bay, 77. in the tri-valley, look for a high of 80 degrees. it will be 68 in san francisco and 81 in the north bay. the winds will be gusty as we go into the afternoon. and then warming up for the weekend. and that's your latest weather. back to you. >> thank you, al. as the emmy winning host of his own daytime talk show steve harvey found tremendous success as a relationship guru. >> to kick off season 4, steve is diving in, surprising a group
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of women with first hand answers to their questions. check it out. >> we have 2,000 men here in this theater today. they are giving their honest opinions on dating, sex, marriage, and beyond. it's what men really think, the event. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. >> a lot of testosterone. >> i grew up watching you as a king of commodity. one of the funniest guys in the business. at some point you morphed into the dr. ruth of our time. not the physical similarity. how did you turn into a relationship fwu are yoguru. >> i failed a bunch of times. i was doing it to help my daughters and a lot of people needed that honest and true advice. that's how i started. >> people love that part of the show. your season premiere, you have
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150 women with questions. and they were pulled off the street and what do you think? >> we had them apply through facebook. we couldn't just pull them off the street. you have to see this. i think women are stunned at the way men honestly answer questions. but i think men are as stunned at how many questions women really have. so it's good. the biggest take away, i don't think women understand how important sex is to men. you cannot know how important it is to us. >> really? >> you can't know. >> how important is it? >> the most important thing. >> number one? >> it is the only reason we go to get a college degree. the only reason. it is the only reason we bathe. it is the only reason we buy a house. we don't need a house. we just need an apartment, flat screen tv and refrigerator. that's all we need.
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we don't need a house with a backyard, stuff like that. >> if that's true, i would imagine a 14-year-old boy thinks about that all the time. but the older you get, it just keeps going? single-minded focus? >> for the boys it's wondering about it. once you have tasted the fruit then you're wrecked. it's the rest of your life. that's it. it's a quest. >> how do women respond when you divulge that information to them? >> it's shocking. they kind of know because most women experience the hunter coming at them all the time. the women that were at the show handled it so well. these were the sharpest ladies. we had 150 women. they were very well put together, so inquisitive. women are the best interrogators on planet earth. forensic science was invented by a woman. they're good at it, man.
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they dug up a lot. >> you have to give out marriage advice at this point. your beautiful daughter carly is walking down the aisle. how are you doing with that? >> i'm struggling. >> really? >> i really am. >> how come? >> my first kid. she's one of the twins. i'm going to give her away. my other daughter, i handled it differently. this one's hurting me a little bit. it really is. i miss my kid. i have had her all these years. i have had to threaten this guy. >> i was going to ask, did you pull him aside? >> i did it on tv. i said, look, man. you can break up with my daughter, never speak to her again but you can't hurt her. you can't put your hands on her. there is not a plats on the planet you can go that i won't find you. i have money. >> work it into your rehearsal dinner speech. >> my daughter is saying, dad, when you do the speech don't say anything about ben that's
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negative. i said, i can't promise that. >> i have to crash the wedding just to hear your speech. do you have a first song picked out? >> i do. it's a secret. >> okay. >> it's a secret. it's one from the '70s. >> did you see the segment earlier about germaphobes and letting our kids be dirtier instead of sanitizing them. i was curious what your thoughts are on that. >> i spent my life as a dirty little kid and i'm still here. you have mothers who -- don't taste this and that. and you're raising chumps. i went outside to play in the dirt. i put dirt in my dump truck and drove it and then i made dirt cakes. i was outside to get dirty. i didn't understand. no germs? there's no phone being clean.
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like german chocolate cake. >> ooh. >> i like stuff with germs in it. >> i had a feeling you might have thoughts on this. >> i thought it, too. i was sitting there the whole time going that's ridiculous to raise a kid. some people think they know stuff. >> what do you think about the show. >> i think this is great. >> we'll be talking. we have to come over and do this and then down stairs. what's outside for? then we go outside and come back in. al roker does the weather with no information. al is making it up. it will be sunny sunday. really, al? al isn't even looking at a map or nothing. he's just making up weather. it will be cool down south. what? then we come over here and talk to me. >> pull back the curtain. all true.
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>> we're about to go outside. >> i have to wrap up in exactly -- look, i have five, four, three.i'm ... ==topvo== f loved ones inside santa clara county's good friday morning. it's 8:26. i'm sam brock. families with loved ones inside santa clara county's main jail plan to hold a rally outside that jail later today. they're demanding answers in the death of 31-year-old michael tyree, who the coroner says was beaten to death. now three correctional deputies are under arrest. the sheriff yesterday said the workers were the only people who entered michael tyree's cell on the night he died. they're expected to be charged with murder, conspiracy, and assault. organizers say today's rally is going to focus on what they say are failures in the criminal justice system, allowing abuse to occur in the first place. all right. we're just ahead right now of your holiday weekend. let's find out how traffic is flowing with mike. >> that means that there's less traffic on the roadway.
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traditional for a friday lighter flow and especially before a three-day holiday weekend. we had a big jam north 87 towards 101 where there was a car fire blocking a lane and the center divide. just cleared in the last couple minutes. we're quickly seeing speeds recover. there's silicon valley. anywhere north of the san mateo bridge. the bay bridge toll plaza, no more metering lights. pay attention, be careful out there. back to you. >> good words of wisdom there. thank you very much, mike. we'll be back in 25 minutes with another update. for now, we'll send you back to the "today" show.
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♪ 8:30 now on this friday morning, the 4th of september 2015. smack dab in the middle of country nation brad paisley is warming up, ready to take the stage. the moment is coming soon. good morning. nice to have you along. >> we have a big crowd and a loud crowd. mr. paisley will get going in a
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few minutes. let's get a check of the weather. >> we have a few showers making their way through the gulf coast into florida and a cold front bringing showers and thunderstorms through montana. that will bring cooler weather as we make our way through the weekend. look at the afternoon temperatures. look at the huge chunk of 90s and 100s through the gulf. some showers also making their way through florida. sunshine into the northeast and new england. cooler thanks to the back do good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a beautiful view from belvedere. a lot of sunshine. the wind will be picking up today. our temperatures cooler than average. expect a high of 79 degrees in los gatos. 77 in novato. napa, 81 degrees. oakland, 72. san ramon will see a high of 74. santa rosa, expect a high of 82 degrees. we'll be heating up this
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weekend. enjoy. get that weather all weekend when you need it on the weather channel on cable, weather.com online. >> all right, al. thank you. the als ice bucket challenge had everyone drenched with cold water last year in an effort to raise money to help find a cure for lou gehrig's disease. >> a group of enterprising athletes took a different approach going for a world record in the process. the location, the great barrier reef off the coast of australia. the challenge, to break the guinness world record title for most distance covered kite surfing by a team. >> on the great barrier reef! >> reporter: the goal is to raise money and awareness for als. the event is called kite to reef where eight top kite surfers risk it all in shark infested waters for a good cause. >> this will be a hard mission. hopefully we can push through knowing we can do it for everyone who can't. >> reporter: when event
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organizer breaks his leg in four places. >> unfortunately it was a bad mishap and i broke my femur. i got pulled out. >> reporter: the only woman on the journey, from sydney, was attacked by a shark as she stopped to apply sunscreen. >> i was in the water for about two seconds and i got a big thump in my back. i got straight out of there and that was it. later that night we saw there were some marks in my back. >> reporter: her brush with death comes on the same day she appears to have smashed the record for longest continuous kite surf journey for a woman. each kite surfer keeps pushing through for one simple reason. >> it's insanely intense. it was physically gruelling, mentally draining. but we just kept on thinking, you know, this isn't anything like dealing with one of these crazy diseases. >> reporter: the group spent 61 hours in the water over eight
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days covering 769 miles and raising more than $100,000 for als. >> we had the greatest team in the world. it was amazing. >> the guinness world record team is in the process of reviewing the two records they appear to have broken. to learn more about how to support the cause head to our website, today.com. how's that for commitment to the cause? shark bite and broken leg. >> speaking of records, monday the plaza will be filled with people trying to break their own guinness world records live. >> sounds like fun. coming up next, brad paisley live in concert straight ahead. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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>> announcer: the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> if you know anything about music you know brad paisley. just in case before he hits the
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toyota concert stage here is a refresher on brad's award winning career. brad paisley, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter known for amazing guitar riffs. and a wicked sense of humor. ♪ so don't go swimming down in the south ♪ ♪ unless you want tar balls in your mouth ♪ ♪ >> quickly becoming country music royalty, paisley has earned three grammys, 14 academy of music awards and named cma entertainer of the year in 2010. ♪ >> reporter: his most recent single "perfect storm" off "moonshine in the trunk" became his 23rd number one hit.
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his legendary live performances have been selling out stadiums from coast to coast. he is sure to crush it this morning as he joins us on the plaza today. ♪ the wait is over. ladies and gentlemen, mr. brad paisley. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ you could use an atta boy ♪ or a your killing it ♪ as i hit one of the park ♪ you nailed it, they say ♪ i've been in a dry spell but that's about to change ♪ ♪ every week has a weekend ♪ by this time friday night
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♪ i'll be done with my third can of cold bud light ♪ ♪ i'll be crushin' it ♪ crushin' it ♪ let's say your baby's mad cause you told her that you'd hang some pictures for her ♪ ♪ you know the ones she framed from late last spring ♪ ♪ of you and her in florida. >> you're up in the ladder when it shatters ♪ ♪ she shakes her head and looks at you and says ♪ ♪ ain't you good for anything ♪ you say ♪ every week has a weekend ♪ by this time friday night ♪ if you want a margarita
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♪ i'll get tequila and ice ♪ i'll be crushing it ♪ with a cold one in my other hand i'll be crushin' it ♪ ♪ when i'm finished with my can ♪ ♪ i can stomp it with my woot boot ♪ ♪ punch it with my fist ♪ smash it on my forehead ♪ yeah, it got this ♪ i'll be crushin' it ♪ oh, i'll be crushin' it ♪ i figured this out in college walking past them gothic columns ♪ ♪ that i was gonna probably wind up somewhere near the bottom ♪ ♪ i was never gone a that be the best or brightest guy around ♪ ♪ but like the great george freaking strait i'm the king of getting unwound ♪ ♪ every week has a weekend ♪ by this time friday night ♪ i'll be done with my third can of cold bud light ♪
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♪ and i'll be crushin' it ♪ every week has a weekend ♪ i'll be crushin' it ♪ by this time friday night ♪ i'll be done with my third can ♪ ♪ of cold bud light ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> this is "today" on nbc.
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welcome back to "today." there is no doubt that brad paisley is crushin' it right now. got sold out concerts around the world. his latest hit album is "moonshine in the trunk." i like that. >> good morning. >> you haven't been here since 2006, almost a decade. is it amazing to come out and realize most of these people got here around 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning? >> that's amazing except i was here, too. it's a commitment on their part to be here. it's amazing to me. >> are you a morning person? >> no.
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only if it rolls over from night. right now i'm still considering this thursday night. >> ironically, neither are we morning people. tell me about the country nation tour. you're about to launch this. >> i love the idea. i don't know how it will go. this is winging it for us. we are stripping down, basically saying, hey, college kids, this is my favorite time of year for college football season. we are going to celebrate football and all things college and go play free shows at colleges. that will be fun. >> get a taste of that now. take it away brad paisley.
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♪ we worked in the factory and the steel ♪ ♪ the coal mines and steel mills ♪ ♪ that's what we do ♪ we're so much more than that ♪ ♪ if you want to know who we are ♪ ♪ it's on the logos of our caps ♪ ♪ we're mountaineers ♪ we're volunteers ♪ we're the tide that rolls ♪ we're seminoles ♪ we're a herd of long horn steer ♪ ♪ we drive ford and chevrolet ♪ cheer 24 and 88 ♪ we crank up our music friday
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nights ♪ ♪ on 2000 country stations ♪ yeah, we're one big country nation, that's right we might fix your water pump or your ac ♪ ♪ bring your apple pie and fill your glass of tea ♪ ♪ we'll take that fed ex package to your door ♪ ♪ but underneath that apron or that uniform ♪ ♪ we've wild cats ♪ we're wolverines ♪ we're tigers, buckeyes, bruins, bulldogs, hogs and hurricanes ♪ ♪ we pray before we race ♪ cheer 14 and 48 ♪ we drink up our music friday nights ♪ ♪ and we're one big country nation, that's right ♪ ♪ we're all across the map ♪ down city streets and old dirt roads ♪ ♪ we're the fabric of the nation ♪ ♪ and we're a nation all our own ♪ ♪
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♪ we're mountaineers, volunteers ♪ ♪ blue devils, heels and rebels ♪ ♪ fighting irish and cavaliers ♪ we soup up our chevrolets ♪ cheer 24 and 88 ♪ we crank up the same songs friday night ♪ ♪ on 2000 country stations ♪ yeah, we're one big country nation ♪ ♪ that's right ♪
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♪ >> don't go anywhere. brad has one more song to perform. fist on a friday morning this is "today" on nbc.
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we are back now with more of the toyota summer concert series. >> here again, mr. brad paisley with his single "online." ♪ i work down at the pizza pit
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♪ i drive an old hyundai ♪ i still live with my mom and dad ♪ ♪ i'm 5'3" and over weight ♪ i'm a sci-fi fanatic ♪ mild asthmatic ♪ never been to second base ♪ but there is a whole nother me ♪ ♪ that you need to see ♪ check out my ashley madison square garden page ♪ ♪ cause online i'm out in hollywood ♪ ♪ i'm 6'5" and i look damn good ♪ ♪ i drive a maserati ♪ i'm a black belt in karate ♪ and i lo a good glass of wine ♪ ♪ it turns girls on that i'm mysterious ♪ ♪ i tell them i don't want nothing serious ♪ ♪ cause even on a slow day ♪ i can have a three way ♪ chat with two women at one time ♪ ♪ i'm so much cooler online ♪ so much cooler online ♪ i get home
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♪ i kiss my mom ♪ and she fixes me a snack ♪ i head down to my basement bedroom ♪ ♪ and fire up my mac ♪ in real life the only time i ever been to l.a. ♪ ♪ was when i got the chance with the marching band ♪ ♪ to play tuba in the rose parade ♪ ♪ online i live in hollywood ♪ i'm 6'5" and i look damn good ♪ ♪ i drive a maserati ♪ i'm a black belt in karate ♪ and i love a good glass of wine ♪ ♪ it turns girls on that i'm mysterious ♪ ♪ i tell them that i don't want nothing serious ♪ ♪ cause even on a slow day i can have a three day ♪ ♪ chat with two women at one
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time ♪ ♪ i'm so much cooler online ♪ yeah, i'm cooler online ♪ when you got my kind of stats ♪ ♪ it's hard to get a date ♪ let alone a real girlfriend ♪ but i grow another foot ♪ and i lose a bunch of weight every time i log in ♪ ♪ online i live in hollywood ♪ i'm 6'5" and i look damn good ♪ ♪ i drive a maserati ♪ i'm a black belt in karate ♪ and i love a good glass of wine ♪ ♪ it turns girls on that i'm mysterious ♪ ♪ i tell them that i don't want nothing serious ♪ ♪ cause even on a slow day i can have a three day ♪ ♪ chat with two women at one time ♪ ♪ i'm so much cooler online ♪ yeah, i'm cooler online ♪ you ought to see me online
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] i'm ... =nats= =runs 4= a
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woman is behind bars this good friday morning. it's 8:56. i'm sam brock. [ sirens ] a woman is behind bars this morning after a high-speed chase through the north bay. it started last night in santa rosa. witnesses report that driver going 110 miles an hour at some points, and needless to say, driving recklessly. the woman eventually crashed into the center median on 101
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and refused to get out of her car. all of this happening right near the marin/sonoma county line. officers eventually fired nonlethal shots into the car. it did end peacefully. we'll be back in 25 minutes with a look at your weather for the weekend. sure, tv has evolved over the years.
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this morning on "today's take" it's the country nation with brad paisley crushing it as our summer concert star and from "batman versus superman," jesse eisenberg is here. and the best burger you will ever eat from you cookout. that and more coming up now. >> announcer: from nbc news this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on a beautiful friday morning in new york city. september 4, 2015. a big crowd here to see brad paisley. he'll give us another song in
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this hour. he can put on a show. >> he can play that guitar like i have evenever seen. >> we have natalie, al. you picked the morning jam. >> lunchmoney lewis. just a fun song. >> you love him. >> i do. it's a fun song. you can't help but smile. >> yeah. all of his songs. >> his song "mama". >> we love that in our house. we have to bleep it but we love it. the top story is this roller coaster in new jersey. >> at the six flags. >> i grew up going there. this is total mayhem. >> that can't go wrong. >> six flags released a virtual video of what it will look like. suspended in wing seats. >> oh, my. >> you're going up and down. >> oh, no. >> it's like the batmobile.
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watch them spin. >> that's insane. >> it's opening next spring. i see this as our spring fling field trip. >> you go up 12 stories, drop 90 degrees. you are flipped head over heels at least six times. opens spring of 2016. that's a new era in roller coasters. i have never seen anything like it. >> unreal. look at that. >> wow. >> spinning around. >> do they play that music? >> the batman music. >> i'm in. i like roller coasters. >> i used to. lately, i go and i get a little -- >> queasy? >> a little queasy. >> all right. spring. we're on. >> i'll be down there watching. >> six flags, we are coming for you. thank you, it's friday. before labor day you want to build the perfect burger we've got the recipe. this is from a chef at oxford. >> right off the bat.
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>> oxford. >> there's science to this. okay? >> not american. >> okay. i'm telling you. he's got the perfect formula for the perfect burger. he said every burger should be nine layers. >> incorrect. >> wrong. it's a burger. >> i think it's too much to my taste. 2.8 inches tall, two inches wide which looks small. the ingredients -- >> he's british. >> but it is a good burger. here we go. warm seeded burger bread sprayed with sesame oil. >> you are too precious. i have to spray it with sesame seed oil? >> i don't need extra oil with my burger. >> it ee's greasy. >> chipotle sauce, sliced gherkin. juicy tomato. perfect. then he goes off the rails. deep fried onion, crunchy slices
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of serrano ham and camembert cheese and the wagu beef with barbecue sauce, salt, pepper, onion, ketchup. and the bread splashed with a dash of soy sauce. >> if this was a normal burger you would be done. >> it's tasty, but it's too much. >> just cut off the other parts, burger, ketchup, onion. >> that's me. >> i agree on the formula. he places equal importance on the touch, sound, look and taste but smell. >> camembert. >> the smell is good. >> really? >> okay, that's good. >> al, this is why we won the war. >> exactly right. >> america. >> america. >> this is not an american
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burger. the chipotle is spicy. >> you enjoy that burger. we have zoobie. creates short messages. you have to pay for some of the cartoon videos. available for apple and android. pick a character, say something into the phone and the character becomes you. let's start with me as grandpa smurf. this is a 99 cent video. >> remember, always respect your elders especially blue ones in a mushroom village with no shirt on. >> that was my voice. >> what happened to papa smurf? he's some guy out in the village. then we looked it up and al said that's not what papa smurf sounds leek. it was a guess. you have slimer? >> from "ghostbusters." dh check it out. >> i'm feeling slimy. you're going to feel slimy
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because i'm the slimer. that's right. that's the one that got me. >> the lip coordination isn't perfect. >> a little off. >> you got the character. on the topic of "ghostbusters," you have a surprise this morning from the director of the new "ghostbusters" paul stieg. >> he invited me to boston on wednesday to be with the cast. melissa mccarthy, kristen wiig, kate mac kin nnon. >> and that's your movie. >> i mean, oh, wow. >> our videos are innocent. how did yours turn out? >> it's dark natalie. it's friday. ♪ >> if you thought i was just a cute little stuffed, innocent -- [ hiccup ]
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bunny, you have that straight. i like a cocktail. don't tell hoda and kathie lee i took their stash. uh-oh. >> drunk bunny? >> it's one of the options on the app. >> it was one of the options. the drunk animals or something. >> we went for family fun. you went to a different place. >> drunk bunny? >> you took the ones for 99 cents. i had to get a freebie. >> i would have given you the 99 cents. >> it's called zoobie. >> keep your kids away from drunk bunny. >> you can't unsee that. okay. when the first "star wars" arrived in theaters in 1977 they didn't expect much of a demand for "star wars" toys. guess what. things changed.
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today is force friday. eager fans trying to get new merchandise tied to the latest installment, franchise, "star wars," the force awakens. this thing is a frenzy around the world. new york, australia, germany. london. okay. in line with natalie's drunk bunny this is another disturbing piece of tape. dancing storm troopers twerking. >> twerking storm troopers. >> what's wrong with that? >> nothing at all. >> some of the merchandise here. this is the one that will be hotel. you can control this with an app on your phone. >> that's cool. >> that one. >> the robot here. >> down, down. that's not that one. this one. >> pretty cool. and the only darth vader toy that has james early jones's voice. you have to press his chest.
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[ darth vader breathing ] >> his head moves. >> just the breathing alone takes you back. >> we've got little r2d2 down here. >> this is impressive. you missed it. >> you're not a jedi yet. >> i love that. >> i'm a 40-year-old man. i see these things and i get excited. >> amazing. >> trying to think of a film franchise that really every generation has watched. my kids can't get enough. >> same. >> they just started watching from the beginning again. >> wow. >> exciting. >> very exciting. al, how about a look at the weather? >> let's see what's going on now as far as your labor day weekend is concerned for today we have the rain in the southeast. also into the ohio river valley. slight risk of strong storms in the northern plains. you can see wet weather through the midatlantic states. sunny skies and warmer in new england. season on sunday, more rain in
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the pacific northwest. we expect showers from the midatlantic into the gulf coast. on labor day monday, rain again continues along the southeast coast. rain around the great lakes. beautiful weather, western third of the country out w good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're in the lower 60s right now with a lot of sunshine. expect a high of 78 degrees in san jose. palo alto tops out at 77. 77 in novato. oakland topping out at 72. we'll see a high of 74 in san ramon. hayward, 71 degrees with a lot of sunshine. nice, cool, and below average today, but it will be heating up this holiday weekend. and that's your latest weather. >> al, thanks a lot. 16 to 16. we have been telling you about it. looking to get healthy and lose weights in the final months before 2016? head to today.com and tell us
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brad, welcome. i love that title. >> it's a rechbs ference to theh of nascar. that's the reason we have hot rods. they made alcohol illegal. i don't know if we would. >> they were running moonshine. >> we got good things out of it. >> you are getting ready to gone oh tour again. you have the college nation coming up. you start at virginia tech. >> that's the guinea pig. >> fantastic. >> we are going there sunday. the game is the next day. >> huge. >> i'm excited because it's an idea we have been forming. img did a lot of the leg work for this. we basically came up with a concept that if you go to the college kids now and blast them with music they may stick with you for life. >> they love you already. >> when you get ready for a show do you have rituals you use to get ready? >> i don't. my ritual is i don't. if i get too ready like at an
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awards show or something you're really over thinking stuff. it's a big night. a live tour, yeah, i got to go. >> that's the way to do it. >> after a couple hundred shows a year for a while it's like, oh, yeah, great, let's do this. we know how to do this. the rest of the day i'm lost. >> when it's not playing music you don't know what to do with yous. >> no. >> "country nation" speaks to how big country music has gotten. it's not just in the south. not just in the united states. it's around the world. >> it is. >> can you speak to the growth of your genre since you started, got in the game? >> it's been interesting. i think what happened is any format in music borrows from others. we incorporated stuff that isn't country and people realized it's not just for people who live in the country. it's music about life, heartbreak, love, excitement and all these things are universal.
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also the internet. we went to europe for the first time. it was better than i expected. by then they could get it online and all that. >> speaking of the internet i was looking at your twitter profile, @brad paisley. it says a crack commando unit was sent to prison in a military court for a crime they didn't commit. i was also born. are you as big a fan of the a-team as i was? >> i am. i watched them as a kid religiously. i know you love it. >> want to do it? >> in 1971 crack commando unit was sent to prison for a crime they didn't commit. these men promptly escaped. >> oh, my. >> if nobody else can help and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the a-team. >> how did a woman marry you? >> my wife asks every day.
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>> that was good. that was good, brad. >> i heard you were mr. t for halloween. >> i was. >> any photos? >> oh, no. we had them burned. >> we have video. we don't need photos. many, many. we want to play a game called word on the web. see if things out there are true or false. you play along with us. we heard you're a sci-fi fan. >> very true. >> you attended aen covengs. something whacky happened. >> my first ever convention. i don't know about whacky. i'm best buddies with william shatner. that's like going to the vatican and the pope's there. i went to the national sci-fi with him and for weeks it was like i'm with bill. >> that was our one and only word on the web. we are out of time because you're playing another song for us. thanks, brad. >> you're welcome. >> he'll sing "perfect storm." up next you know jesse
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all laptops on sale, save $230 on this dell 2-in-1. office depot officemax. gear up for school. gear up for great. jesse eisenberg shot to fame for his oscar nominated role as mark zuckerberg in "the social network." he also starred in "now you see me." we can't wait to see him as lex luther in "batman versus super man, dawn of justice". >> he's also a writer whose short stories have been in the new yorker and mcsweeney's.com. his new book is called "bream gives me hiccups". >> good morning. we love having you here. >> i want to come every two weeks. >> you have been. good news for us. we knew you were a great actor. now we know what a funny and great writer you are. what does this mean? >> it refers to this little boy who writes restaurant reviews.
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i wanted to juxtapose fish bream with his childish hick ups. >> too late now. >> i love the title to the story. marv albert is my therapist. how did you come up with the story or the title first? >> i was trying to come up with who the least sensitive therapist would be. probably somebody like marv albert. he's a sweet, funny guy. his utterances during sports games aren't sensitive. they are usually yelling about a competition. it's comedic like that. >> where do you come up with the ideas. are these based on your personal life experiences or thinking outside the box. >> both of those. never drugs. it's all personal anxiety and usuallile directing them toward something positive.
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>> this is a series on amazon. >> yes, i wrote it for amazon. they are doing television now. >> we have to ask you about batman versus super man. you're playing lex luthor. i know you can't say much. what can you tell us? >> i was hoping to reveal the whole plot. >> feel free. >> look at the picture. >> oh, yes. he has no hair. on his head. [ laughter ] >> it's just the most incredible character. it was written by chris therrio. this is his next movie after "argo." it's not a cartoonish superhero movie. it is a serious, well acted, well written, well directed movie. it's phenomenal. >> can't wait to see you in it. >> thanks. >> and the book is funny. >> thank you very much, al. >> jesse eisenberg, thank you very much. coming up, how to make the flavors of summer last all year long. i'm going to start pickling.
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new benefiber healthy shape. this, i can do. loved ones inside santa clara county's good friday morning. it's 9:26. i'm sam brock. families with loved ones inside a santa clara county's main jail plan to hold a rally at that jail later today. they're demanding answers in the death of 31-year-old michael tyree, who the coroner says was beaten to death there. now, three correctional deputies are under arrest. the sheriff yesterday said the workers were the only people who entered michael tyree's cell the night that he died. they're expected to be charged with murder, conspiracy, and assault. organizers say today's rally is going to also focus on what they say are failures in the criminal justice system that have allowed abuses like these to happen. also, expect an extra wrench or two in any commute plans you have involving san francisco over the long holiday weekend.
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be forewarned, the transbay tube is shutting down following the last b.a.r.t. run tonight at mid night. it stays closed through monday. this is the second time b.a.r.t. is shutting the tube down for repairs this summer. this time, there are several big events planned in san francisco, which includes a billy joel concert at at&t park tomorrow night. buss will carry passengers running until 1:00 a.m. also, ferry lines are adding more runs. it is friday. you made it here. we're going to have a look at your weekend weather forecast after this.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we're right at about 60 degrees all across the bay. a lot of sunshine and a breezy wind, but the wind continues to increase as we go through the day. our temperatures, not so much. 77 degrees in the east bay. 68 degrees in san francisco. north bay, 81 degrees. 76 in the peninsula. and the south bay topping out at 79 degrees. comfortable temperatures today, but it will be heating up as we
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head into the weekend. let's see how traffic is moving with mike. >> much better now, kari. in oakland, we had slowing north toward high street until about 20 minutes ago. it really started to ease up past the coliseum. now look at the map. at the coliseum tonight, there will be a game. the a's play. maybe post-work congestion over there. some folks taking off early for this three-day weekend. we have the bay bridge toll plaza approach clear. no backup there. no metering lights. san jose north 101 past the airport, still a little slow. that's about it for the south bay. except a new crash 680 at king on the shoulder. back to you. >> mike, thank you very much. that'll do it for us right now. we'll be back in just 25 minutes with another update. see you then.
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taking a look at the headlines, s.a.t. scores are falling. in 2015 t average composite s.a.t. score was 1490 out of 2400, that is seven points lower than the last year, the lowest ever since the test was redesigned in 2005. experts say there is no need to panic. the dip is likely due to the fact that students are now taking the test. kraft-hines is expanding a recall of the cheese products. a problem with the packaging affects 335 cases, ten times as many as fist thought. a thin strip of the packaging film may stick to the slice after the wrapper has been taken off which could create a choking hazard. mountain bikers want to listen up as well. there is a recall you may want
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to know about. 23,000 canondale mountain bikes are being recalled in the u.s. because the stem steering tube assembly can fail posing a risk of injury. the recall involves several models from years 2011 through 2015. consumers should take bikes to the nearest dealer for a fre repair. a personal safety app that lets you have virtual company while you walk home alone is gaining in popularity. it's called companion and was created by college students. you list your friends and family members. when you use the app they get a text mess zage that links to a web page where they can follow your injury know on a map. if the app detects sudden movement or you stray from the route it offers to sound an alarm. it can send an alert to the person who is keeping you company on the other end. good idea. new research reveals why kids who grow up on farms have fewer problems with asthma and allergies. mice studies show that farm dust causes the body to produce a
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protein in the lung that is protections against common allergens like dust mites. once researchers identify what provides the protection they hope to develop a vaccine. if you have a modern stone age family we've got just the house for you. take a look. this building known as the flintstones house is on the market. it's a three bedroom, two bath ode to experimental architecture in northern california. it may look cave-like, the interior is very high end and custom made. the asking price, a little much. $4.2 million. that's a lot of yabba-dabba-dough. >> wilma! >> that will take a certain buyer with a certain general say kwa. >> let's look at showers and thunderstorms moving through the upper plains and wet weather through the gulf coast. monsoon moisture from the southwest causing rain there. afternoon highs will be toasty through a good portion of the
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country into the central plains. temperatures reaching the '90s. hundreds in southern texas. '90s into the southwest. cooler in new england with highs in the 70s. rain today as well. that will help with the wildfires out there. sunshine through the gulf but showers through central florida. looking at a cooler, sunnier day in the northeast with lower humidity. i'm meteorologist kari hall. a lot of sunshine and temperatures getting a little milder. it's in the low 60s and heading up to 80 degrees in gilroy. napa, 81 degrees. pittsburgh, 80. in hayward, 71 degrees. livermore topping out at 78 this afternoon. it will be cooler than average, but we're getting ready for a warmup into the holiday weekend. have a great one. and that's your latest weather.
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okay, on today food you want to hold onto summer and here's how you can do it. by canning. we'll start with something my wife in the south grew up with. chow-chow. it's like relish. you take great vegetables out there now. you combine them all up and here is the grid with the stuff you need. onion, cabbage, green onion, peppers, salt, mustard seeds and spices. two kinds of vinegar. any sugar you like. basically you dice everything up. >> great. >> green tomatoes. unripe tomatoes. you can use ripe ones but it's easier if you don't. chop everything up. you are going to put it -- first of all, you are going to put your tomatoes into this bowl. you put in everything you want. add salt. you add the salt and let it sit for 24 hours. the salt draws out the moisture. it makes it easier for the pickling juice to get in there.
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then what you are going to do is rinse all your vegetables off very, very thoroughly to get rid of the salt. also if you want to do pickles like bread & butter pickles, same deal. use cucumber, sliced onion. the difference is, instead of two kinds of vinegar, you are going to use one kind, clear, like a regular vinegar so it stays clear. you boil the cucumbers and put ice on them to keep them -- >> blanch them then? >> that will help. put all the vegetables into the pot. take the brining solution. four cups of vinegar, two cups of sugar. if you are doing pickles. 2-2. it's the same ratio. you boil it, add mustard seed, celery seed and turmeric for color. you take this and carefully put it in a very clean -- you have to sterilize canning jars.
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they are inexpensive. put them in boiling water. what you will do is make sure they're clean. you have to get a new lid. these are mason jars, ball jars, whatever. fill it up and screw it on loosely. then come back here. we've got now in here basically a bath going. it's boiling water generally. wait until this continues to boil and carefully take it out with tongs. what happens is you can't see it here but there is an indentation. that means it is now vacuum sealed. >> okay. that's why you kept it loose? >> exactly. it will expand to create a seal. >> how long was it in there? >> basically about 15 minutes. 10 to 15 depending on the vegetable. you can do it with other vegetables, too. same deal. this time you basically just boil vegetables. like carrots or celery. zucchini. green peppers.
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whatever you want to do. some of them you don't have to boil like green pepper, i like raw. you boil your brine. then add this, boiling brine to the liquid -- to the top. then seal it. this will seal it automatly on its own. you don't have to put it in the bath. if you like you can put it in the bath to be safe. >> very tasty. >> what do you use to serve it on the side? a condiment. the pickles are perfect. >> i love that. >> you can do anything. cauliflower, okra, beets. it's a great way to make a little summer last. >> you never cease to amaze me. of all the things you do, you have no time in the day. you're still home pickling vegetables. al roker. >> call me the pickler. i'll be in the new batman movie.
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again. so you don't have to clean. >> start with that. >> if you want to gain extra cleaning karma, what you can do -- i know how to do it. you get one of the dish wands. fill it one part with white vinegar, one part dish soap. you can even add in essential oils for a nice aroma therapy experience in the shower. while you're in there, scrub the tile, enjoy the shower. you do two in one. >> okay. >> you say we can clean our toilet while we sleep? >> isn't that the best thing? >> amazing. >> i know. >> how? >> it's easy. bo rax gets rid of odor and stains. take one cup. dump it into the toilet bowl. go to bed. >> that's it? >> sweet dreams. wake up in the morning. get your little scrub by, give it a five-second swish, flush and move on with the day. >> wow. >> mind blown. >> i love this trick.
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>> this is a good one. this is a big old house it is keeping trick. if you are going to empty the trash typically you have to run and get a new trash bag and it's a whole ordeal. instead we put a box right at the bottom. it's good. that way you don't have to run or get in there. >> let's move over. >> you take care of that. >> thank you very much. >> he's used to taking out the trash. >> excellent. when you make dinner you tonight want to think about a two-hour scrubfest after. >> no, no. >> so take everything out of the cooking vessels. all of the food, plate it and right before you sit down, put a little bit of dish soap, a little bit of baking soda. and hot water. just let them soak. these products are designed to break stuff down for us. give it the opportunity to work. >> give it time. >> then after dinner it's a wipe instead of a scrub. >> great ideas.
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coming up next, kicking off the long holiday weekend with country superstar brad paisley. country superstar brad paisley. first, these messages. i sure had a lot on my mind when i got out of the hospital after a dvt blood clot. country superstar brad paisley. first, these messages. what about my family? my li'l buddy? and what if this happened again? i was given warfarin in the hospital but i wondered if this was the right treatment for me. then my doctor told me about eliquis. eliquis treats dvt and pe blood clots and reduces the risk of them happening again. not only does eliquis treat dvt and pe blood clots, but eliquis also had significantly less major bleeding than the standard treatment. knowing eliquis had both... turned around my thinking. don't stop eliquis unless your doctor tells you to. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. if you had a spinal injection while on eliquis call your doctor right away if you have tingling, numbness, or muscle weakness. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily... and it may take longer than usual for bleeding to stop. seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding,
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♪ ♪ if she was a drink she'd be single barrel bourbon on ice ♪ ♪ smooth with a kick ♪ a chill and a burn all at the same time ♪ ♪ she's sunday drive meets high speed chase ♪ ♪ she ain't just a song ♪ she's the whole mix tape ♪ she's so complicated that's the way god made her ♪ ♪ sunshine mixed with a little hurricane ♪ ♪ she destroys me in that t-shirt ♪ ♪ and i love her so much it
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hurts ♪ ♪ i never meant to fall like this ♪ ♪ but she don't just rain, she pours ♪ ♪ that girl right there is the perfect storm ♪ ♪ i know how to make her laugh or blush or mad at me ♪ ♪ but that's okay ♪ there ain't no one more beautiful angry ♪ ♪ and she loves just as deep as she goes when she's down ♪ ♪ the highs match the lows ♪ can't have one without the other ♪ ♪ i love her just the way god made her ♪ ♪ sunshine mixed with a little
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hurricane ♪ ♪ she destroys me in that t-shirt ♪ ♪ and i love her so much it hurts ♪ ♪ i never meant to fall like this ♪ ♪ but she don't just rain, she pours ♪ ♪ that girl right there is the perfect storm ♪ ♪ ♪ she's the thrill of a lifetime a guy like me spends his whole life looking for ♪ ♪ that girl right there is the perfect storm ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh
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♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> brad paisley, thank you for a great show today. the album is "moonshine in the trunk." we are back in a moment. first, this is "today" on nbc.
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our good buddy erica hill is here with what's coming up on weekend "today." >> it's an exciting labor day weekend and a good way to kick its off by joining us tomorrow
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for the weekend movie ticket. we'll preview some of the biggest films hitting theaters this fall from "star wars" and "the hunger games" and an on screen reunion between angelina and brad pitt. >> back together again. >> on screen. >> not as comedic as "mr. & mrs. smith". >> not so much. >> a little different. >> we'll be watching. >> did you know i'm going to the "ghostbusters" set? >> i'm excited for you! fantastic. >> that's like the highlight of your life, i think. >> i will sit in pickle juice all weekend. >> and scene. i'm ... just moments ago -- a
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san francisco judge announced "juan francisco lopez sanchez" will stand trial foth 9:56. breaking news. just a few minutes ago, a san francisco judge announced juan francisco lopez sanchez will stand trial for the murder of kate stinley. lopez sanchez is the undocumented immigrant accused
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in the july shooting on pier 14 as she walked with her father. her killing ignited a national debate over san francisco's status as a sanctuary city. lopez sanchez is a five-time deportee who kept returning to the u.s. let's check your weather this friday morning. >> we'll have a lot of sunshine and gusty winds today all across the bay. our temperatures cooler than average. in san francisco, 68 degrees for the high today. in the east bay, 77 degrees. north bay topping out at 81. mostly sunny skies. the tri-valley also making it up to 80 degrees. peninsula, expect a high of 76. in the south bay, look for a high today of 79 degrees. let's see how traffic is moving now with mike. >> all right. we're looking over toward palo alto. still a little slowdown. you see the volume a lot less than it was a half hour ago. let's show you the little slowing on the maps. nothing big through palo alto. the northbound routes through san jose only slows a bit towards the airport. standard flow for westbound 237 as well.
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more volume through oakland. both directions by the coliseum and downtown. no big drama toward the bay bridge. the metering lights have been turned on. the bay bridge, more traffic this weekend saturday through monday. that transbay service is stopped for b.a.r.t., but you can still use the bridge. >> thanks, mike. more local news in a half an hour. see you then. you should shop at grocery outlet first,
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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. from studio 1a in rockefeller plaz plaza. >> uh-huh. okay, you know what this is? it's tryday friday. you know what we're doing, jenna bush hager and i, we're having an end-of-summer party. we're sad summer is over. >> but we can celebrate. >> so you know who's spinning over there? >> no, who is it? >> guess how old he is? >> i'm going to guess. 12. >> you're

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